Nokia's integration of Alcatel-Lucent following the proposed acquisition of its rival will be difficult and messy. Some significant rewards will take many years to achieve, if ever. However, very large research and development demands with economies of scale and scope in 4G, 5G and with fixed-mobile network convergence make this kind of transaction inevitable and indispensable.
Around 30 per cent (116) of LTE operators worldwide are now investing in carrier aggregation technology.
SAN MATEO, Calif.--Representing divergent views from the Wi-Fi and LTE industries, panelists from Ericsson, Qualcomm, Ruckus Wireless and CableLabs engaged in a lively debate at the Wi-Fi Innovation Summit here Wednesday about LTE-U/LAA and its impact on Wi-Fi. Or lack thereof, depending on your viewpoint.
Ericsson reported continued weakness in the North American market in the first quarter as carriers continue to hold back on investing heavily in networks as they pay for spectrum licenses and other expenses. The Swedish vendor reported drops in net income and operating profit despite a jump in top-line sales that benefited from currency moves. Meanwhile, Ericsson's licensing revenue took a hit due to an ongoing patent dispute with Apple.
Procera Networks will soon begin a new life as the company, having signed an agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Francisco Partners for $240 million in cash. Under the terms of the...
The metro cloud and data center interconnection markets may be still relatively nascent, but Infinera said during its first-quarter earnings call that it is seeing momentum in both segments.
AllCity Wireless, which provides solutions for enterprise-class wireless broadband and Wi-Fi deployments, introduced ÜberWi, a cloud-based solution that allows businesses to manage and monetize their own Wi-Fi networks.
The number of multiscreen devices used within each household worldwide has reached the highest point yet, averaging two devices, such as a smartphone or tablet, per three-person home. And they're present in 28 percent of households across the globe, according to a new study released by Conviva. However, the quality of streaming video still varies widely.
Now that the first-quarter 2015 earnings-reporting season has begun, FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.
Huawei appointed Vincent Pang as president of operations in Western Europe, replacing Kevin Tao who is now taking on a new position at the equipment vendor's global headquarters in China.