Cisco, IBM, HP Among BYOD Market Leaders

The global BYOD market is predicted to more than triple in the next five years, with vendors such as Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Cisco Systems, IBM and Hewlett-Packard serving as major drivers of that growth.

Verizon Wireless Turns to Qwest for 4G Mobile Backhaul

Verizon Wireless (VZ) will use Qwest Communications International Inc.‘s (Q) fiber for backhaul as the 4G wars grow more intense. The deal came to light this week as Verizon plans to reach up to 30 markets with its LTE network this year. One of the challenges as Verizon and its competitors race to offer 4G services is […]

AT&T: Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent Snag LTE Contracts

Wireless gear makers Ericsson (ERIC) and Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) will supply the equipment for AT&T Inc.‘s (T) new LTE network. Both vendors already provide the infrastructure for AT&T’s 3G network. The value of the LTE deals was not disclosed. AT&T said on Wednesday it chose to keep working with Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent after testing platforms from a number of […]

Genesys Telecom Labs Joins Cisco Developer Network

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, a software unit of Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), announced it has joined the Cisco Developer Network as a registered developer within the Unified Communications technology category. In addition, Genesys SIP Server, Version 8.0.0, has successfully completed interoperability testing with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, version 7. The Cisco Developer Network unites Cisco with third-party developers of […]

Sony Ericsson: Were Not Looking at Nortels LG Stake

Sony Ericsson says it’s not the company rumored to be keen on buying Nortel Networks Corp.’s stake in the LG-Nortel venture. A news story from South Korea on Wednesday said Sony Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent are prepared to vie for Nortel’s share in the LG deal. Alcatel-Lucent is the other company being posited as an acquirer, […]

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