Latest NEC Corporation Stories

2008-06-17 09:00:14

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Pink Sheets:VTSS) today announced that NEC Corporation, a leader in the optical communications market, has selected Vitesse's Carrier Ethernet chipset to power its "SpectralWave UN5000" Multi-Service Platform. NEC's SpectralWave UN5000 is equipped with a 40 Gbps interface, 320 Gbps large-capacity cross-connect function, a Link Capacity Adjustment Scheme (LCAS), and a Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switch (GMPLS). Using Vitesse's Carrier Ethernet transport...

2008-06-16 12:00:24

NEC Corporation (NEC), a leading provider of 3G infrastructure and handsets, internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions and GENBAND Inc., a market-leading developer of next-generation IP gateways and application solutions, today announced that NEC will integrate GENBAND's G9 Converged Media Gateway(TM) into its Femtocell Solution architecture for mobile operators. A Femtocell is a compact, low-power plug-and-play consumer device that provides localized 3G coverage and...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'