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T-Mobile is selling the Alcatel Onetouch Pop Astro; Apple launched a developer program for Watch accessories

Quick news from around the Web.

Sprint hints at upcoming network densification strategy using 2.5 GHz spectrum

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said that the company is finalizing plans for a massive densification of its network using the company's 2.5 GHz spectrum. Called the "Sprint Next Generation Network," the plan calls for a balance of small cells and macrocells and promises an improvement to both network speed and capacity.

Cisco taps Robbins to take over CEO reins from Chambers

Cisco has initiated its CEO transition, announcing that John Chambers will step down from his post this summer after a 20-year tenure with the routing vendor and will be replaced by company executive Chuck Robbins.

Cisco CEO Chambers to step down after 20 years, will be replaced by company exec Chuck Robbins

Cisco Systems said that longtime CEO John Chambers will step down this summer, ending a 20-year period at the helm of the networking giant, and will be replaced by Cisco executive Chuck Robbins.

Ciena snaps up Cyan for $400M, strengthens SDN, NFV capabilities

Ciena is moving to acquire Cyan for $400 million in cash and stock, a deal that will enhance the vendor's ability to respond to emerging demands from carriers to provide virtualized on-demand services for customers by using a mixture of software defined networking and network functions virtualization.

Nokia Networks Nigeria manager details LTE challenges

Nokia Networks Nigeria country manager Sam Nwosu said LTE deployments in the country remain low because of a lack of compatible handsets and low consumer income.

Study: Why some operators achieve 10% revenue growth and others only 2.7%

A new study shows that 'frontrunner' operator revenues increased bya CAGR of  9.6 per cent between 2010 and 2014 while competitors in their markets achieved only 2.7 per cent growth.

Signals Ahead goes Gangnam style on LG U+ LTE-Advanced network tests

The mobile networks in South Korea just keep getting better, and if you question the Korean operators' claims about their network performance, just do what Mike Thelander did: Go to Korea and test it for yourself. Thelander, the founder and CEO of Signals Research Group, recently released results of tests conducted in February on the LG U+ LTE Advanced 300 Mbps network in Seoul.

CEO: Ruckus 'definitely circling' every Aruba partner in wake of HP acquisition plans

Shares of Ruckus Wireless were down Friday after the company missed analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue in the first quarter, but the company--like its competitors--is still ready to seize any disruption in the Wi-Fi market caused by HP's purchase of Aruba Networks.

Nokia shares its rules for 5G deployment

The next generation of wireless known as 5G will provide at least 10-fold improvement in the user experience and must be able to handle low-cost devices across the whole range of 5G frequency bands, according to Nokia Networks.