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FT 2007 results

FT said its 2007 profit was up 52% to €6.3bn, on revenues of €53bn, up 2.4%. Personal Communications Services were particularly strong with 7.5% growth in 4Q07 and almost 110m customers. 3G customers were 13m, of which 7.4m in France. MVNO customer base...

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ALU 4Q07 results

ALU reported 4Q07 operating profit of €303m (vs a loss of €3m) and up 20% on consensus, on revenues of €5.2bn, up 18%. Net earnings, however, was a loss of €2.6bn, and 2007 net loss amounted to €3.5bn, after it included a combined write-down for its CDMA...

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Cisco FY2Q08 results

Cisco unveiled its FY2Q08 results with net earnings of $2.1bn (+7%), on revenues up 16.5% to $9.8bn. They are in line with analysts expectations. But Cisco said growth is slowing with an estimation of 10% growth rate next month instead of previous 15...

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Market corner - 10/02/08

A few set of market information released this week: Mobile Internet and broadband will be the dominant themes at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona According to Idate, the global mobile market (including, services, terminals and infrastructure)...

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Global vendor strategies - 10/02/08

Fujitsu announced the launch of a comprehensive set of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solutions. Redline has launched its BWI (Broadband Wireless Infrastructure) business unit to focus on wireless backhaul solutions. Siemens IT Solutions and Services will...

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Fixed vendor strategies - 10/02/08

ALU will market OKI' s mobile WiMAX terminals. Elsewhere, it announced the introduction of its innovative Smart DSL technology at the occasion of the TVoDSL 2008 conference Motorola unveiled two new 802.16e Wave 2-ready WiMAX devices: the desktop CPEi...

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Mobile vendor strategies - 10/02/08

Apple is now the number three among smartphone vendors, according to Canalys. It has launched a new iPhone device with 16Gmo memory. Fujitsu Networks has announced an outdoor microcell base station for mobile WiMAX, the BroadOne WX300. It launched the...

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Fixed contracts - 10/02/08

Ericsson won a turnkey contract from M1 (Singapore) to upgrade its backbone network with microwaves and optical transmission solutions. It won an IMS contract from Armentel (Armenia), a Vimpelcom company. ALU has been selected by Globe Telecom (CIS) to...

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Mobile contracts - 10/02/08

NSN will expand Megafon' s 2G infrastructure, as well as 3G upgrades, under a €320m contract. It has received a $935m contract from Saudi Zain for rolling out a 2G and a 3G network. It has delivered rural broadband networks to Sterela Wireless (USA) Ericsson...

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Vendor results - 10/02/08

JDSU back in black, with 4Q07 sales of $399m (+12%) and net profit of $21m (+200%). ROADM sales grew by 39%; 10Gbit/s sales jumped 32%. Cisco reports FY2Q results. Profit rose 7% to $2bn, while sales climbed 16% to $9.8bn. But Cisco warned again that...

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