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2010-11-03 07:30:00

MURRAY HILL, N.J., SAN JOSE, Calif. and VALHALLA, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1954, Bell Labs pioneered the development of solar power technology, creating solar panels able to support the telephone service of American farmers living off the electricity grid. Today, more than 50 years later, Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) - in conjunction with SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) and ConEdison Development (CED) - announced that a 1.2-megawatt ground-mounted solar power system will...

2010-10-20 07:00:00

PARIS, October 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- European telecommunications operators could increase consumer revenues by as much as 10 percent, and enterprise revenues by nearly 30 percent as the adoption of LTE technology matures. That's the finding of an extensive pan-European study by Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) that found strong support and demand for applications enabled by LTE (long term evolution) mobile broadband networks. The study gauged the preferences of...

2010-10-19 07:35:00

DUBAI, October 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Etisalat, the Middle East's leading telecommunications service provider today announced the deployment of the first femtocell live project in the UAE, provided by Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU). Etisalat's customers will benefit from an enhanced quality of mobile broadband connectivity in remote areas of the UAE, and in high traffic places that require higher mobile broadband bandwidth. Etisalat is targeting the commercial...

2010-10-19 07:00:00

4G WORLD CHICAGO and PARIS, October 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that the company has secured its 12th Femto contract in only three months -- another proof point of Alcatel-Lucent's progress and strength in the worldwide small cells market. Alcatel-Lucent is clearly establishing itself as the leading end-to-end Femto/small cells vendor, currently holding more than 20 on-going trials (with Etisalat (...

2010-10-12 01:59:00

PARIS, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced the global availability of a powerful new 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GigE) enterprise switch that sets a new standard in non-blocking switch capacity, port density, low power consumption and price per port. The OmniSwitch 10K Modular LAN Chassis is the first of a generation of network infrastructure offerings that exemplify Alcatel-Lucent's approach to enabling Application Fluent...

2010-09-13 08:09:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- FTTH Council North America -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announces that its gigabit passive optical network (GPON) product portfolio is a driving force behind the world's first commercial 1Gbps access networks - enabling service providers across Asia, Europe and North America to deliver to residential and business customers broadband access speeds that revolutionize the way people live and work. Determined to continue to lead...

2010-09-13 08:06:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. and PARIS, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- EPB Fiber Optics, Chattanooga's municipally-owned fiber-to-the-premises network, and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced the only 1 Gigabit broadband service in the United States for residential and business customers is now available citywide in Chattanooga, Tennessee. EPB operates a high-speed optical fiber network that today offers services to over 100,000 homes and businesses in the metropolitan...

2010-09-01 05:05:00

PARIS, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has acquired OpenPlug, a mobile software and applications development tools vendor. Through this acquisition, Alcatel-Lucent 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 will then be translated to run on any of the five major...

2010-08-16 09:30:00

CABLELABS SUMMER CONFERENCE 2010, KEYSTONE, Colorado/>, August 16, 2010/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced the book launch of The Shift: The Evolving Market, Players and Business Models in a 2.0 World. This powerful new book, which draws on a wealth of research and features a forward by Marshall Kirkpatrick/> of ReadWriteWeb, a leading mind in the application developer community, discusses how the emerging ecosystem of service...

2010-08-11 08:15:00

WASHINGTON and PARIS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL), and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Alcatel-Lucent has been selected to build the utility's new communications network linking Washington Gas operations throughout Washington, D.C., and the surrounding region. Alcatel-Lucent's comprehensive leading Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) solution will support...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'