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Alcatel-Lucent announced on Thursday Sep 5, that it had contracted with Telefónica to deploy 8,000 basestations as part of an LTE overlay network in Spain. In addition to the basestations Alcatel-Lucent will provide its 5620 Service Aware Manager (SAM) as well as system integration and management services. Alcatel-Lucent estimates that it has captured a ...

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Now the word is out, and we see that things went pretty well for Vodafone.  Think about Verizon Wireless – what has happened, what changes?  From Day One there are no more subscribers, no new technologies, no new business plans, no acquisitions.  Nothing much changes for the daily operations of Verizon Wireless ...

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·        Microsoft announced that it is acquiring Nokia’s handset and services business along with certain licenses to Nokia technologies for $7.17 billion.  The remaining business of Nokia will remain an infrastructure, navigation services, and IP vendor. Nokia leadership will become Devices division of Microsoft.  Handset R&D remains in Finland ...

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Microsoft announced that it is acquiring Nokia’s handset and services business along with certain licenses to Nokia technologies for $7.1 billion.  The remaining business of Nokia will remain an infrastructure, navigation services, and IP vendor.  Here are some initial thoughts from the Mobile Devices team at ABI Research on the opportunities and ...

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It may be Labor Day long weekend in the US but the senior management of Verizon and Vodafone have potentially come to an agreement over Vodafone selling back its 45% share of Verizon Wireless to Verizon Communications. Clearly Vodafone’s investors will come out smiling at the agreed sale price of US$ 130 billion.   ...

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