Telefonica on Tuesday named Alcatel-Lucent as its new core router supplier for networks in Argentina and the Czech Republic.
A new submarine cable network consortium has employed Alcatel-Lucent to build the new 100G-based Pacific Caribbean Cable System (PCCS) linking Jacksonville, Fla., to Manta, Ecuador.
Rising data traffic and the need for carriers to deploy heterogeneous network architecture to handle all of that traffic will lead to 5 million annual shipments of small cells in 2017, according to a new report from research firm ARCchart.
Amidst a challenging economy and slower spending at all of the larger service providers, the WDM (wave division multiplexing) optical market appears to be holding its own, a new Dell'Oro report indicates.
German telco Deutsche Telekom is planning a two-pronged over-the-top content delivery effort. First, it will launch multiscreen services in conjunction with its Entertain IPTV offer by the end of this year; next year, it will offer OTT as a separate service to entice new customers.
Alcatel-Lucent on Friday reportedly began a process to secure funding from Goldman Sachs in a move to bolster its unsteady financial position.
Nokia Siemens Networks CEO Rajeev Suri said the United States will be a critical market for the vendor as it continues to transform its operations to focus on mobile broadband.
Alcatel-Lucent is reported to be in talks with Goldman Sachs about a possible loan to help strengthen the financially troubled vendor's position.
Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and Samsung posted gains in their share of the network infrastructure market in the third quarter, according to a new report from ABI Research.
Alcatel-Lucent is weighing the sale of parts of its patent portfolio as a route to strengthen its battered finances. This comes after the company was reportedly seeking buyers for its submarine cable business and its enterprise telephony unit after reporting weaker sales and a wider net loss in the third quarter.