ALU has bought Motive for about $68m. Motive is a developer of service management software for telecom. It also reinforces its position in the Carrier Ethernet market with the combination of MPLS, PBB (Provider Backbone Bridging ) and VPLS (virtual private LAN service).
Huawei is looking for a buyer of its handset division, in about a $4bn deal.
Sony Ericsson unveiled several new handset models oriented image and games. With 8 megapixel camera, 2.4” screen, multimode with 3G HSDPA, WiFi, and GPS, for the C905. Three other models C702, C903, and S302 complement the Series with various image quality. The F305 is oriented for games. The W980 complement the Walkman Series. Sony Ericsson confirms its strategy in the high-end segment, but expands its range of products to new markets.
Nokia launches two new handsets(E66 and E71) and new services (Intellisync Device Management to manage mobile fleet; File Sync et Application Sync; new e-mail client; and VOIP with Intellisync Call Connect).
NSN highlights its all-IP flat architecture on 3G networks and flat 3G radio access network (RAN) approach.
Samsung announced two new “green” handsets: the W510 and F268, made from bio-plastic
Adtran announced the addition of VDSL2 technology to its 1100 series of remote access nodes.
Nortel and Microsoft jointly announced an hosted carrier solution for unified communications in the small and mid-size businesses (SMB) market.
Nortel and IBM jointly announced new functions for IBM Lotus Notes and Lotus Sametime applications.
Fujitsu Microelectronics introduces a new mobile WiMAX chipset optimized for mobile WiMAX devices.
Huawei is using DiBcom' s DIB9080-H chipset in its new HSPA card called the E510 for providing DVB-T mobile TV feature.
ZTE unveils its 4G LTE/UMB base stations using software-defined radio (SDR).
ADVA introduces an Ethernet-over-copper solution.
Ericsson demonstrated world's first 10Gbit/s GPON for IPTV at NXTcomm08.
Genband is ranked first in trunk media gateway market with a market share of about 25% on a market worth about $364m in 1Q08, according to Infonetics.
NEC chooses Genband as its femtocell partner.