Nokia Siemens Networks


Nokia Siemens To Sell Optical Networks Unit

Nokia Siemens says the agreement is another step in the company’s transition to specializing in mobile broadband. It’s expected to give both businesses the opportunity to concentrate investment and strategic focus on their core segments.

Motorola Hits Rural WiMAX

The partnership comes weeks after Motorola said it will sell off its network infrastructure business, including WiMAX, to Nokia Siemens Networks.

Critics Skeptical of NSN-Motorola Team-Up

Nokia Siemens Networks wants to buy Motorola Inc.s telecom equipment business, according to reports, and the reaction, perhaps not surprisingly, leans toward skepticism.

Equipment Makers Ericsson, NSN Both Show Q1 Profit

Telecom networking equipment maker Ericsson (ERIC), the world’s largest thanks to the takeover of Nortel Networks’ wireless unit, saw lower profit in the first quarter, and rival Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) posted shocking earnings with actual net income. The two companies compete against one another for operators’ gear business; both have struggled amid the global recession […]

Nokia, Siemens Tell Clients They Support NSN Venture

The heads of Siemens AG and Nokia have sent what Reuters called a “rare joint letter” to clients of their ailing telecom gear-maker joint venture, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), stating their support for the company. “We continue to support investment in the future of the company, both in terms of expenditure and potential acquisitions and […]

Sorry, Nokia Siemens: Ciena Gets Nortel Optical Assets

Ciena Corp. (CIEN) has landed court approvals to buy Nortel Networks’ optical networking assets, overcoming objections from a rival desperate to get its hands on those same properties. Ciena won the Metro Ethernet Networks (MEN) unit at auction in mid-November with a bid of $530 million in cash and $239 million principal of convertible notes. But […]

Ciena Beats Nokia Siemens for Nortels Ethernet Assets

Ciena Corp. (CIEN) has defied the odds to win Nortel Networks’ Metro Ethernet Networks business at auction, and, best of all, the workers in those units will get the chance to keep their jobs. Ciena this weekend plunked down $530 million in cash and $239 million in convertible notes to beat out rival Nokia Siemens Networks, […]

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