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2010-01-11 08:24:00

LONDON, January 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The world took a big step closer today to a green and more sustainable communications future with the launch of Green Touch(TM), a global consortium organized by Bell Labs whose goal is to create the technologies needed to make communications networks 1000 times more energy efficient than they are today. A thousand-fold reduction is roughly equivalent to being able to power the world's communications networks, including the Internet, for...

2010-01-07 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Electronics Show -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and LG Electronics (LGE) today announced that the two companies have completed a successful handoff of an end-to-end data call between Long Term Evolution (LTE) and CDMA mobile networks, compliant with the standards established by the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), which defines requirements for mobile broadband networks. The live, over-the-air handover involved an...

2010-01-05 03:59:00

PARIS, January 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU), will hold a press conference in London on January 11, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. GMT (3:30 p.m. CET/9:30 a.m. ET) to announce the launch of an initiative that could fundamentally transform communications and data networks, including the Internet, and significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the information and communications technology industry (ICT). The press conference, to...

2009-12-14 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- TechWeb's Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the leading media company serving the worldwide communications industry, and Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), its prestigious market research division, ran their first interactive video broadcast combined with a live twitter feed on Thursday, Dec. 10. The video broadcast, IP Goes Mobile: Redefining LTE Wireless Broadband, was sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent. The broadcast included Heavy Reading Senior...

2009-11-30 09:39:00

PARIS, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that, according to Q3 2009 data from Dell'Oro, it gained market share in the Service Provider Router segment for the fifth consecutive quarter. According to Dell'Oro, Alcatel-Lucent increased its worldwide market share by four percentage points year-over-year (3Q09 vs 3Q08). In addition, it gained 4.8 percentage points year-over-year (Y/Y) in the fastest growing sub-segment - Edge Routers...

2009-10-07 08:10:00

AKRON, Ohio and MURRAY HILL, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) and First Communications today announced the successful deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's advanced multi-reach dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) platform for First Communications' new high-capacity, low latency network between Chicago and Newark/New York City. Upgradeable to 40Gbit/s, the new network is running 1G to 10G services today expanding First Communications' reach to...

2009-09-16 09:00:00

PARIS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent today introduced an innovative converged IP/Optical backbone network solution designed to relieve the strain on service providers' core networks caused by the explosive growth of video and other bandwidth-intensive applications. The Converged Backbone Transformation solution is a key component of Alcatel-Lucent's High Leverage Network(TM) strategy, key elements of which have already been selected by leading service providers....

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2009-09-12 06:40:00

A US federal appeals court announced on Friday that Microsoft Corp. will not be required to dole out $358 million to Alcatel-Lucent for alleged patent infringement because of issues with the way the damages were calculated. The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which has dealt with plenty of patent and trademark cases, agreed that software giant Microsoft had indirectly infringed the patents of French telecoms equipment firm Alcatel, and that the decision was supported...

2009-09-09 11:31:00

PARIS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced a competition led by its touchatag(TM) venture in which software developers compete in the creation of the most innovative Near Field Communications (NFC) urban game for mobile phones. Competition winners will receive a total of 5000 euros in cash prizes. Called the "Vienna Jungle Scrum," the competition is one component of mobilkom austria's A1 InnovationDays 2009, taking place on September 26 and...

2009-08-24 08:15:00

PARIS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has reached a critical milestone in the development of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless broadband solution -- following certification from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Alcatel-Lucent is now shipping its 700 MHz LTE base stations to service providers in the United States. With this achievement Alcatel-Lucent becomes the first vendor to have FCC-certified LTE base...