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Alcatel-Lucent, Vodacom in ultra-broadband GPON project

Alcatel-Lucent has announced it will build a gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) solution for Vodacom in South Africa. The vendor claimed the solution will enable Vodacom to expand its subscriber base, and provide ‘ultra-broadband’ for bandwidth-hungry activities such as video streaming and online gaming.

Alca-Lu ships over 1mil GPON ports

Alcatel-Lucent may be in the middle of an onerous cost-cutting programme amid continued quarterly losses, but its network equipment division continues to perform well: the company has revealed that it sold over 1mn GPON ports in the second quarter of this year, driven by rapid expansion of its business in China and the US.

Bulgaria’s Vivacom deploys GPON tech to boost broadband

Bulgarian service provider Vivacom has chosen gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) solutions from Alcatel-Lucent to enable faster broadband speeds for its customers and ultimately the delivery of new services, including high-definition video.

Alcatel-Lucent to deliver GPON to Finland

Regional Finnish service provider, SSP Yhtiöt, part of the Finnet group, has tapped Alcatel-Lucent to bring one of the first Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) deployments to the country.

Device vendors target China with 3G Androids

China’s homegrown 3G technology, TD-SCDMA, won a little more support this week as device vendors Motorola and Sony Ericsson got behind the platform with a raft of new devices catering to the country’s nascent data services market.


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