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MegaFon earnings hit by ruble's fall

MegaFon blamed a near 30 per cent decline in net profit through 2014 on a significant drop in the value of the ruble, and predicted its earnings will remain weak through 2015 as a result of political tensions.

Ericsson to slash 2,200 jobs in Sweden as part of cost-cutting measures

Ericsson will cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden, mainly in research and development (R&D) and its supply chain, as it seeks to slash costs and boost profitability. The vendor hinted at the job cuts in November, but at the time did not say how many employees would lose their jobs.

IDC: Worldwide WLAN market shows slower growth in Q4 2014

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 7 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Dell'Oro: Google, Amazon, Microsoft data center deployments drive up Ethernet switch revenue

Google, Amazon and Microsoft's ongoing movement into the cloud drove up fourth-quarter Ethernet switch revenues to what Dell'Oro Group says was an "all-time high," driving growth in both the data center and campus markets.

Verizon's technology chief Tony Melone to retire, as carrier merges network and IT functions

Longtime telecom executive Tony Melone, Verizon Communications' executive vice president of network, is retiring from the company.

CenturyLink's Fargano to drive the Broadband Forum's SDN, NFV efforts

CenturyLink's Industry Standards Program Manager Michael Fargano has been tapped by the Broadband Forum as its new Technical Committee Chair to spearhead the development of standards required for software defined virtualized networking in broadband networks.

Analysts: AT&T poised to build out WCS spectrum, Sprint to announce network expansion plans

Analysts at Wall Street financial firm New Street Research said that AT&T Mobility is preparing to begin building out a network running on its WCS spectrum licenses. The firm also said that AT&T likely will ramp up its spending on its network after several months of slower spending. Further, the firm said that Sprint is likely planning to announce a new network plan when the carrier reports its first-quarter results.

Mimosa encouraged by Senate support for 10 GHz

Executives at Mimosa Networks are encouraged by a recent letter a bipartisan group of Congressional leaders sent to the FCC urging the commission to explore spectrum-sharing opportunities in the 10 GHz band.

MWC 2015: NGMN Alliance, Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia talk 5G and more

As expected, 5G was one of the major themes at last week's Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona, Spain.

ZTE takes next step in Algérie Télécom's LTE rollout

ZTE picked up a contract to deploy the second phase of state-owned Algerian operator Algérie Télécom's LTE network, nearly a year after the operator took a leading position in Africa with the launch of the first phase in its 4G rollout.