Nokia Finalizes Acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent

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Espoo, Finland, Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Nokia can now start eliminating complexity and costs of two separate corporate structures Nokia is already leveraging extended scale and scope to new customers in new sectors to meet connectivity demands Nokia’s broad product portfolio, spanning fixed and...Learn More

Adtran Sees Great Opportunity in Next Generation Network Disruption

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As broadband carriers map their future technology roadmap, there is an element of next generation network disruption underway. This disruption will occur as the traditional status-quo hardware centric broadband access network transitions to a programmable, agile, and software driven one. As a result, traditional relationships...Learn More

IHS: Sharp Drop in LTE Infrastructure Revenue Signals Post-LTE Peak Era

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Global macrocell mobile infrastructure market revenue dropped a sharp 18% quarterly in 1Q’16 to total $10 billion, according to data about LTE infrastructure revenue published by IHS Technology. North America, Mexico and Japan numbered among the few bright spots, the market research provider highlights in...Learn More

Small Cell Revenue Forecast to Top $2 Billion by 2019

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A new small cell revenue forecast from IHS Technology calls for revenues to total more than $2 billion by 2019. Small cell deployments increased at a double-digit rate year-over-year (YoY) in 2015, but the market remains tiny when compared to that for 2G/3G radio access...Learn More

LTE Equipment Forecast Calls for a Five-Year Decline

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IHS Technology has issued a rather pessimistic global LTE equipment forecast, despite a rather positive current picture. The worldwide mobile infrastructure market grew 3% between the fourth quarter of 2014 and the fourth quarter of 2015, according to IHS. The macrocell mobile infrastructure market totaled...Learn More

Report: IMS and VoIP Revenues Hit $5.5 Billion in 2015

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Worldwide IMS and VoIP revenues surged 31% year-over-year in 2015 to reach $5.5 billion, according to research firm IHS. A growing wave of VoLTE deployments fueled growth, according to IHS’ latest Service Provider VoIP and IMS Equipment and Subscribers Market Tracker. 2015 was the best...Learn More

Indoor Mobile Forecast: Six-Fold Increase by 2020

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ABI Research expects in-building mobile data traffic will increase over 600 percent, reaching 53 exabytes (1 billion billion) per month worldwide in 2020. Rapid growth in 4G adoption and Wi-Fi offload will be the main factors fueling double-digit annual growth to the end of the...Learn More

Small Cell Forecast: 43% Annual Growth Through 2020

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With mobile network operators including Verizon, Sprint, China Mobile and Vodaphone investing, ABI Research reiterated its expectations that 2015 will mark a significant inflection point for outdoor small cell deployment. ABI predicts the market will grow at a 43 percent compound annual rate (CAGR) from...Learn More

BT Touts XG.FAST Speeds of 5.6 Gbps Over Copper Wire

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A variation on the telco industry’s G.fast ultra-fast broadband technology, XG.FAST has surpassed expectations in early lab tests at BT’s global R&D campus at Adastral Park and Alcatel-Lucent’s labs in Antwerp, Belgium. BT and Alcatel Lucent R&D teams sent and received data at speeds of...Learn More

CEO Interview: EPB 10 Gigabit Broadband Rolls Out in Chattanooga

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EPB, the Chattanooga utility company that was the first U.S. service provider to do a community-wide gigabit deployment, can now claim another first. The company has made 10 gigabit service available to businesses and residences throughout its footprint. In a phone interview, Telecompetitor asked EPB...Learn More

Spirit Deploys High-Speed Broadband using Alcatel-Lucent

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Spirit deploys Alcatel-Lucent’s powerful 7950 XRS core router to support ever-increasing data capacity demands by enterprises and government while simultaneously reducing its energy footprint Paris, France, September 21, 2015 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is enabling Spirit Communications to meet ever-increasing enterprise and...Learn More

10 Gigabit Broadband Gains Further Momentum with Calix News

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Ultra-high-speed broadband gained further momentum today with an announcement from Calix that the company will support increased capacity and 10 Gbps connectivity on its popular E-Series broadband access equipment. To enable the capability, based on the ITU/FSAN NG-PON2 standard, customers will install new line cards for...Learn More

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