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2011-04-07 08:15:00

WAYNESBORO, Va. and PARIS, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia-based nTelos Wireless, known for providing high-speed, dependable, nationwide service and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced the successful completion of an end-to-end 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) field trial in Waynesboro, Va. Alcatel-Lucent leveraged its industry-leading 4G LTE expertise to provide an end-to-end integrated solution including 4G LTE base stations (eNodeBs), the Evolved Packet...

2011-04-04 02:00:00

PARIS/> and SINGAPORE/> (Femto Cells Asia), April 4, 2011/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Enabling "5-star, 5-bar" 3G Mobile Coverage for Residential and Business Users Vodafone New Zealand has selected Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to power its commercial "Sure Signal" (http://www.vodafone.co.nz/services/femtocell/) service. Building on Alcatel-Lucent's small cells expertise, Vodafone's "Sure Signal" is taking 3G network coverage and capacity in New Zealand/> to the...

2011-03-09 14:52:00

PARIS, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that scientists from its research arm, Bell Labs, have demonstrated a range of optical technology advances at the optical industry's annual Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) in Los Angeles, California. The next-generation optical innovations showcased by Bell Labs at OFC/NFOEC address some of the most pressing...

2011-03-01 09:10:00

PARIS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Education, Inc. a nonprofit organization based in the United States, and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), through its Alcatel-Lucent Foundation, today announced that they have forged a partnership to implement ConnectED, a US$6 million global initiative to provide educational and digital skills training opportunities for children and adolescents in disadvantaged communities. This three-year initiative will serve 13,500 young...

2011-02-28 14:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that they are helping Switzerland's leading transportation company, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB), improve on-time arrivals and increase customer satisfaction to safely and efficiently transport 900,000 passengers and more than 220,000 tons of cargo each day. SBB, one of the most efficient railways in Europe, can find and repair over 50 percent of the typical...

2011-02-28 08:15:00

NEW YORK and PARIS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent and PowerTrunk Inc. have successfully completed a trial of a TETRA/LMR (Terrestrial Trunked Radio/Land Mobile Radio) network with NJ TRANSIT in Newark, New Jersey. This is the first TETRA trial in the United States and demonstrates the multiple features and functionality of TETRA technology, as well as the strength of specialized TETRA-enabled applications. TETRA is a digital trunked mobile radio standard developed by the...

2011-02-22 07:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Axial Exchange In brief: Delivering high quality care while maintaining costs often hinges on the ability of physicians from separate specialties and physical locations to communicate. This can be especially true when patients visit a hospital or emergency department and rely on information flow between the hospital-based providers and their primary care physicians for a coordinated treatment plan. Without a continuity of care across...

2011-02-14 01:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's first-ever public demonstrations of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) using a pre-commercial handset can be experienced this week at Mobile World Congress. The demo marks a major milestone in the evolution of the LTE ecosystem and takes VoLTE from an idea to a reality. Alcatel-Lucent is providing an advanced IMS- and 4G-LTE based network that will support actual VoLTE calls being made to and from the Verizon Wireless, GSM Association...

2011-02-07 06:12:00

PARIS and LONDON, February 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - lightRadio(TM) - Solving Network Gridlock and Universal High-Speed Coverage The looming global gridlock in mobile communications promises to be averted following the launch today of pioneering technology which will remove the bottlenecks constraining mobile networks and help deliver universal broadband coverage. Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), the leading network technology group, has joined...

2010-12-06 08:10:00

PARIS, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has been awarded a five-year contract to help develop and deploy Sprint's new Network Vision, a blueprint for a cost-effective, innovative network plan to further enhance voice quality and data speeds for customers across the United States. Through Network Vision, Sprint will consolidate multiple networks into one seamless infrastructure by implementing multi-mode technology to enhance service --...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.