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  • Alcatel claims new optical network speed

    Alcatel-Lucent researchers said they have figured out how to multiply the speed of the fastest undersea cables by a factor of 10, an achievement that someday could send the contents of 400 DVDs hurtling from Paris to Chicago in one second.

  • Alcatel integrating network layers for efficiency

    Alcatel-Lucent on Wednesday set a course for tighter integration of the two main components of long-haul service-provider networks, saying it will help carriers streamline their infrastructure and run it more efficiently.

  • Qwest to deploy network capable of 100Gbps

    Qwest Communications International is deploying equipment that will allow the carrier to deliver data at 100Gb per second (Gbps) all the way across its network to a customer's location.

  • TransACT rolls out 1Gbps broadband

    As the National Broaband Network develops with the intention of provising 100Mbps fibre-to-the-premises, ACT ISP TransACT has announced the successful delivery of 1Gbps broadband to residential dwellings and businesses.

  • Alcatel to push 100G to carrier edge

    Alcatel-Lucent plans to ship a router module next year that supports the emerging 100Gb per second Ethernet standard at the edge of carrier networks, where services are delivered to subscribers.

  • USPTO ruling favors Microsoft in Alcatel-Lucent appeal

    The U.S. patent office has rejected two claims regarding the last disputed patent in an ongoing legal battle between Microsoft and Alcatel-Lucent, appearing to pave the way for the software vendor to win a pending appeals case that would reverse a US$358 million penalty.

  • Alcatel shows off IP core for LTE networks

    Alcatel-Lucent on Wednesday was set to introduce its Evolved Packet Core (EPC), a set of network components that will help to power the LTE network of Verizon Wireless and other mobile operators.

  • Oracle, Alcatel-Lucent settle patent suit

    Oracle and telecom Alcatel-Lucent have settled a patent-related dispute, according to documents filed with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • Alcatel-Lucent posts loss

    Losses at Alcatel-Lucent widened for the fourth quarter of 2008 as the economic outlook forced the company to write down the value of more assets.

  • Alcatel-Lucent unleashes on large enterprises

    Alcatel-Lucent this week is expected to unveil a range of enhancements to its large enterprise product portfolio, including an upgraded data center switch and IP telephony extensions.