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2014-09-24 04:23:06

Industry-first 100G/200G line card delivers 200G on fiber to allow operators to protect network investment as they evolve capacity and speeds with deployment underway in 20 networks PARIS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it is the first vendor to deliver a single-carrier 100 gigabit-per-second (100G)/200G DWDM optical line card giving service providers the ability to more than double the bandwidth capacity of their networks....

2014-09-23 04:22:51

Full outdoor microwave networking unit and new transceivers accelerate small cell installation while reducing cost and power PARIS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is extending its wireless mobile backhaul capabilities to allow operators to more quickly and easily deploy high-capacity ultra-broadband coverage via LTE heterogeneous networks (hetnets) - a mix of macro and small cell base stations. A new full outdoor microwave packet radio (MPR)...

2014-09-12 04:20:22

Alcatel-Lucent's Velocix Content Delivery Network solution drastically reduces storage costs for cloud DVR with new 'virtual private copy architecture' PARIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is developing a new technology architecture that will enable pay TV providers to offer the ability to store favorite TV programs in the cloud cost effectively while maintaining compliance with content rights legislation. In many countries today,...

2014-09-10 04:22:36

New virtualization, automation and reporting features for the Velocix Content Delivery Network further simplify and improve the quality of experience for online IP video delivery PARIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is to introduce new features to its Velocix Content Delivery Network (CDN) solution to enable pay-TV operators to better manage their networks and set a new standard for the customer experience of IP video services. As operators cope...

2014-09-08 12:32:40

New Bell Labs facility to be co-located with Alcatel-Lucent's Nuage Networks and IP routing businesses will work on exploring new approaches to cloud and software defined networking MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent's (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) Bell Labs is to open a new 'antenna' office in the heart of US technological innovation - Silicon Valley. A team of Bell Labs researchers will be co-located at Alcatel-Lucent's site in Mountain View and...

2014-09-04 12:25:40

Kindsight Security Labs' figures reveal jump in mobile and residential attacks in first half of 2014, with an estimated 15 million mobile devices infected with malware, led by Android smartphones PARIS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today released new data showing that security threats to mobile and residential devices jumped sharply during the first half of 2014, putting device owners at increased risk of being spied on, having personal...

2014-09-03 08:41:38

Third nTelos Wireless network expansion supported by Alcatel-Lucent and will serve more than 2.1 million additional people in two East Coast states PARIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has been selected by NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS) to provide 4G LTE network services for the nTelos Wireless network build-out in West Virginia and parts of western Virginia. The network will serve an additional 2.1 million people. This is the third network...

2014-09-02 08:35:04

Ultra-broadband 100G technology will address ever-growing demand for network capacity in Spain fueled by increased use of video and cloud services PARIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Telefonica have today agreed to deploy a 100 Gbps (gigabits-per second) optical network throughout the north-west, eastern and southern regions of Spain. Alcatel-Lucent's industry-leading 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) platform will be the key element of the...

2014-08-12 08:40:11

Area underserved by major operators to get ultra-broadband mobile access for improved quality of voice telephony, Internet, video and gaming on smartphones and tablets PARIS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is to deploy a complete 4G LTE overlay network in the Midwestern U.S. states of Oklahoma and Kansas to enable Pioneer Cellular, an affiliate of Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, to offer ultra-broadband mobile access to its customers and enable...

2014-07-22 08:39:34

Class-leading switching capacity, port density and energy efficiency of the 7950 XRS core router will enable Turkey's leading telecoms company to meet surging data and video demand PARIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Turk Telekom, the leading communication and convergence technology group in Turkey, has deployed Alcatel-Lucent's 7950 Extensible Routing Platform (XRS) - one of the most advanced core routers available today -...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'