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Alcatel-Lucent adjusts cyber security strategy with Thales sale

Looks like time’s up for Alcatel-Lucent’ security division. Defence specialist Thales has confirmed the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent’s cyber security services and solutions division, as well as its communications security activities. In a strategic partnership, the two organisations claim the expertise of each will provide holistic, secure communications services. The move indicates a simplification of Alcatel-Lucent’s security strategy. The announcement of ... Read More »

Altice bids for Portugal Telecom

Portugal Telecom could soon have a new onwer France-based cable group Altice has made an official bid to acquire the Portuguese assets of Portugal Telecom (PT) from Brazilian Oi for €7.03 billion. The assets in question include the Portuguese incumbent’s business excluding African operations, its Rioforte debt securities, Oi treasury shares and PT’s financing vehicles. If this bid is accepted, ... Read More »

Exfo demonstrates multi-vendor vectoring

Telecom test and service assurance specialist Exfo speaks to Telecoms.com at Broadband World Forum 2014. At a demonstration of multi-vendor vectoring, we also hear from Telebyte, Alcatel Lucent and ADB about how the companies have collaborated on this technology. Article Source Read More »

2014 Telecoms.com Awards shortlist revealed

The Telecoms.com Awards shortlist has been revealed. The shortlist for the 2014 Telecoms.com Awards has been revealed with vendors, operators and consultancies from the world over submitting telecoms industry innovations. From an impressive array of entries, 68 make up the final shortlist across 16 categories covering the key segments of today’s telecoms market. Categories cover 2014′s major talking points and ... Read More »

MVNO Postpaid competition

MVNO Postpaid competition Postpaid competition has been dominating mainstream and industry press headlines. Postpaid device and double data promotional moves by all rivals set the competitive tone as we enter the all-important fourth quarter. On Verizon’s third-quarter 2014 earnings call, CFO Fran Shammo noted that the prepaid sector growth has slowed relative to previous years, and given entry price points ... Read More »

Industry News – Cable MVNO Initiative Lifts Mobile Market Outlook – DEC 2014

Industry News – Cable MVNO Initiative Lifts Mobile Market Outlook – DEC 2014 MI View : The creation of an industry-wide MVNO platform for Japanese cable TV operators is expected to yield significant additional upside to our outlook for mobile subscript ion growth . The cable broadband sector is ripe for expl oitation as consumers increasingly demand mobile-led converged services ... Read More »

Sky trials mobile with Vodafone

Sky trials mobile with Vodafone   Sky is tipped to ink a mobile deal with Vodafone following a trial that saw the operator offer its mobile services to Sky customers. If the trial is successful it could open the door to Vodafone supplying mobile deals to Sky’s base of 5 million customers. The trial, which targeted around 200,000 handpicked Sky ... Read More »

Super Zero credit check MVNO launches on Sprint

Super Zero credit check MVNO launches on Sprint A new MVNO has launched on Sprint’s mobile network in the USA, with the promise of requiring zero credit checks for its customers. Madstar Mobile piggybacks on Sprint’s cellular network, and subsequently promises 3G or 4G LTE to more than 96% of the USA population. According to financial analysis website credit.com, 75% ... Read More »

The idiosyncratic internet

One of the many great things about the internet is the freedom it allows. There are no constraints on space and distance, the cost of participation is very low and within the boundaries of the law, nothing is off-limits. The flip-side of all this lovely freedom is that anyone can participate, even strange people, and furthermore they’re also free to ... Read More »

Zero credit check MVNO launches on Sprint

Madstar Mobile launches on Sprint’s network A new MVNO has launched on Sprint’s mobile network in the USA, with the promise of requiring zero credit checks for its customers. Madstar Mobile piggybacks on Sprint’s cellular network, and subsequently promises 3G or 4G LTE to more than 96% of the USA population. According to financial analysis website credit.com, 75% of the ... Read More »