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Carrier Capex worth $250bn in 2007

According to Infonetics Research, the worldwide telecom carrier capex grew by 7% in 2007 to $251bn, driven by mobile and broadband demand. The research firm forecasts that worldwide capex will plateau in 2009 and begin declining in 2010. In developed...

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3G in Europe

The 3G subscriber base reached 68m in Europe at the end of September. This is almost 10% penetration, and net additions in the quarter totaled over 9m. Growth has been almost 86%, versus a poor 8% growth in pure 2G connections to almost 631m. As a result,...

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Top 10 European MNOs and markets

8 countries (France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine and the UK) account for 70% of the total European subscribers. The largest country by subscriber is Germany with over 89m (+12%) users and a penetration rate of 108%. Italy is just behind...

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Market Corner - 24/12/07

A few set of market information released this week: According to IDC, the French PMR market was worth €300m in 2006. Infonetics Research forecasts that femtocell shipments would generate $630m revenues in 2010. According to In-Stat, there were 5.4m BPL...

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Global vendor strategies - 24/12/07

Qualcomm has purchased the noise- reduction technology of SoftMax to improve the audio and voice capabilities of its chips. Turin Networks will buy Carrier Access for about $93m in cash. Arris buys C-Cor: confirmed and approved by shareholders of both...

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Fixed vendor strategies - 24/12/07

Coppercom is out: it announced it will discontinue its product lines sales, but will still support customers. Gilat has been chosen by Vivo (Brazil) for providing satellite-based solution in LATAM. Pace Micro will buy Philips' set top box solutions business....

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Mobile vendor strategies - 24/12/07

Broadcom is developing a 3G/HSPA processor on a 65nm CMOS chip. LG announced it has sold more than 300,000 units of its 5-megapixel camera-phone LG Viewty, in the past five weeks in Europe. ZTE has selected Trolltech' s Qtopia Phone Edition application...

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Mobile contracts - 24/12/07

Starent Networks has been selected by Iusacell (Mexico) for its ST16 Multimedia core platform. Ericsson provides its U360 mobile platform to ASUSTeK Computer (Taiwan) for HSPA PC card. It will deploy Claro (Brazil) 3G/HSPA network. Mobilkom (Austria)...

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Fixed contracts - 24/12/07

EADS won the French Firemen PMR network contract, worth several tenth million Euros. Intracom / JSC Sitronics will deliver a MPEG4- IPTV solution to Bruce Telecom (Canada). Aperto will build first Egyptian WiMAX network for the police. Harris Stratex...

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