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2014-05-20 08:38:09

In 50th anniversary celebration of the seminal cosmic background radiation discovery, Alcatel-Lucent's research arm launches the Bell Labs Prize to ignite innovation from a new generation of researchers PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), today celebrated the 50(th) anniversary of the discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation, one of the strongest pieces of evidence supporting the "Big Bang" theory of the...

2014-04-16 08:39:27

Elisa moves towards next-generation IP/MPLS network as demand for ultra-broadband and bandwidth-hungry services grows in a country with one of the highest broadband penetration rates in the world PARIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Elisa, Finland's leading provider of mobile and fixed broadband services, today announced a significant network upgrade that will give Elisa the ultra-broadband capacity needed to meet the demands of...

2014-03-04 08:38:18

Alcatel-Lucent's Subscriber Data Manager supports Verizon network by centralizing multiple application databases PARIS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is to deploy Alcatel-Lucent's (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) advanced data management platform throughout its network, helping to support the carrier's LTE expansion. The Alcatel-Lucent Subscriber Data Manager (SDM), part of the company's IMS Subsystem portfolio of technologies designed to enable rich multimedia applications,...

2014-02-24 04:23:58

Co-innovation agreement to focus on advancement of Network Functions Virtualization using the CloudBand NFV platform to speed adoption of network virtualization infrastructure BARCELONA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) have signed a co-innovation agreement with Telefonica to drive innovation and adoption of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) by the telecommunications industry, building on the strength of a shared...

2014-02-23 12:22:24

Commitment to accelerating development and delivery of optimized virtualized cloud, wireless and IP Network Functions using Intel Architecture BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced today that it is expanding its collaboration with Intel Corporation to help operators worldwide improve their time to market and operational efficiency, and to drive the creative development of new products and services for...

2014-02-19 04:23:04

Alcatel-Lucent's bold NFV roadmap, including virtual EPC, IMS and LTE RAN helps Mobile Network Operators become more efficient, responsive and innovative PARIS, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is delivering a portfolio of virtualized mobile network function applications - evolved packet core (EPC), IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and radio access network (RAN) - and extending them to the cloud. Mobile operators will deploy these network applications...

2014-02-18 04:22:01

Fiber-to-the-home technology will help Swisscom achieve its target of connecting nearly one third of Swiss households to high-speed broadband services by 2015 PARIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is enabling leading Swiss telecommunications provider Swisscom to bring ultra-broadband access speeds of up to 1 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) to one million households in metropolitan areas of Switzerland. Swisscom is using Alcatel-Lucent's Intelligent...

2014-01-21 04:23:04

New 'flexible grid' infrastructure allows more efficient bundling of channels, (42.5% increase in spectral efficiency) and data speeds of up to 1.4 Terabits per second (Tb/s) achieved without deployment of more fiber PARIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and BT have today announced trial speeds of up to 1.4Tb/s with a record spectral efficiency of 5.7 bits per second per Hertz (b/s/Hz) on an existing core fiber connection. This is believed to be...

2014-01-14 16:28:25

BOSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Seaborn Networks Holdings, LLC today announced that IFC is now an investor in Seaborn Networks. Seaborn's recent financing round, which was led by Seaborn's existing investor group, also included IFC. Funds raised by Seaborn will be used for Seabras-1, which is Seaborn's new Brazil-US submarine cable project. Seabras-1 is a new 40 Tbps submarine fiber optic cable...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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