Fiber-optic speeds achieved over copper lines
Alcatel to pay $137M to settle bribery charges
(AP) -- Alcatel-Lucent SA has agreed to pay more than $137 million to settle charges brought against it by the federal government.
HELIOS makes silicon breakthrough
Researchers in Europe have succeeded in presenting an integrated tuneable transmitter on silicon - the first time this has ever happened. This results are an outcome of the HELIOS ('Photonics electronics functional ...
Companies to provide city-wide wireless Internet access by turning private homes into public Wi-Fi hotspots
Alcatel-Lucent, and the Dutch cable operator Ziggo are conducting a trial of an innovative technique to turn private homes into public Wi-Fi hotspots in order to provide wireless broadband access to Ziggo's customers.
Alcatel-Lucent boss leaving as losses mount
Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen is leaving the loss-making French-U.S. telecommunications gear maker after a failed four-year bid to turn the business around.
Apple buying AuthenTec for about $356 million
(AP) Apple has agreed to buy fingerprint reader AuthenTec Inc. for approximately $356 million as the maker of iPhones and iPads looks to strengthen its digital security capabilities.
Chinese tech giants fight over 4G phones
(AP) -- Two of China's biggest technology companies have launched a court battle in Europe over mobile phone patents in a rare public clash between firms Beijing is promoting as national champions.
Alcatel-Lucent loss narrows in 1st quarter
(AP) -- Alcatel-Lucent SA said Friday its net loss narrowed sharply in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, when a components shortage caused the telecommunications gear maker's losses to balloon.
Verdict spares Microsoft $358M in patent damages
(AP) -- A federal appeals court said Friday that Microsoft Corp. does not have to pay Alcatel-Lucent $358 million for patent infringement because of problems with how the damages were calculated.
AT&T picks Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson for network
(AP) -- AT&T says it has picked Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson to supply the equipment for its next wireless network, which will provide faster data speeds starting next year.
Alcatel-Lucent introduces the world's most powerful Internet core router
Alcatel-Lucent today unveiled a new family of Internet core routers designed to address the major shifts that are happening in global networks. The 7950 XRS (Extensible Routing System) allows network operators to embrace ...
Namibia gets undersea Internet cable
Namibia's undersea telecoms fibre-optic cable laid along the West African coast went live on Tuesday, allowing high bandwidth connectivity for the country and its neighbours, officials said.
Alcatel-Lucent announces Internet contract in China
French-US telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent said on Wednesday it had been chosen by mobile operators China Mobile and China Telecom to install a fiber optic network in China enabling high-speed Internet ...