Photline Technologies (optic) has merged with AdLightec (electronics).
Ekinops has designed an IC that encompasses all transport functionality in a single chip.
Transmode launches its 4G CWDM / DWDM Multi-Service Muxponder (MS-MXP).
ADC announced that it has expanded its industry-leading PONy Express access transport platform with a new WDM-PON application.
UTStarcom has sold its mobile solutions (excluding Little Smart system) for businesses unit to OpenGate Capital, a private equity firm. The new company will be named Star Solutions.
Motorola announced that its future LTS products will support 700MHz and 2.6GHz spectrum bands; first releases will be available in 2009.
NEC has established an R&D Center for WiMAX systems in Taiwan.
ALU announced the opening of a mobile TV handset testing service center in Australia, to support Telstra mobile TV launch. It will trial WiMAX Rev-e technology with Thailand-based operator, True.
Nortel is focusing on LTE development. In order to free resources for that, Nortel made a deal with Alvarion on the WiMAX business. Alvarion' s WiMAX access platform will be integrated with Nortel' s network, backhaul and voice-over-Internet protocol offerings and professional services. The deal will allow faster time-to-market with WiMAX, at a lower cost. The financial market received very well the news and send Nortel' stock up 10% and Alvarion' stock up 6%.
Zhone Technologies announced its first Wi-Fi access points, called SkyZhone.
NSN sold its open transport network (OTN) for businesses unit to venture capital group GIMV.
Fujitsu announced the support for Provider Backbone Bridging - Traffic Engineering (PBB-TE) in its Flashwave 9500 packet optical platform.
Nokia will start selling new E-series phones focused on businesses.
Cisco is buying DiviTech A/S of Denmark.