ALU Banned: Alcatel-Lucent Admitted also Paying Bribes for Contracts in Malaysia

Telekom Malaysia and mobile operator Axiata have barred Alcatel-Lucent from bidding for new tenders for a year after it admitted paying bribes for contracts. Malaysian authorities in December began to probe accusations by US officials that Paris-based Alcatel-Lucent gave kickbacks to government officials in Latin America and Asia — including […] Read more »

OpenPlug Acquired by Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has acquired the mobile software and applications development tools vendor OpenPlug. By acquiring OpenPlug, ALU deepens its role in the applications space by delivering, as part of its integrated suite of developer tools, a platform where application developers can write an application once, which […] Read more »

Alcatel-Lucent introduces 7750 SR-c12 and 7750 SR-c4

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced the introduction of two new IP routers designed to give service providers an economically viable alternative for offering smaller communities the same advanced mobile, residential and business services currently delivered in larger metropolitan areas. The new products, which will expand the addressable […] Read more »

NATO employs PolyCom TelePresence

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) recently deployed immersive telepresence solutions from Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM) to improve operational efficiency, interagency collaboration and enhance its ability to support out of area operations. “Information flow is vital to fulfilling our goals and mandates, as well as maximizing the productivity and efficiency […] Read more »

SK Telecom and Bell Labs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

SK Telecom and Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for research projects in next generation communications networking. In the area of wireless technology, one potential project involves the two companies working toward defining […] Read more »

AboveNet Agility Guarantee

AboveNet, Inc., (NYSE:ABVT)has announced its industry-leading low latency guarantee. The program, called the Agility Guarantee, will offer customers ultra-low latency performance across the entire array of metro wave and Ethernet services that AboveNet provides in the top 15 U.S. markets. AboveNet Chief Technology Officer, Rajiv Datta, said, Link to this […] Read more »