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Vendor- fixed networks 10-01-05 N46

Matsushita, Sony and Mitsubishi Electric will form an alliance to establish common specifications for high-speed power line communications. Mintera and China Education and Research Network (CERNET) demonstrated a plug-and-play "overlay" application integrating...

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Vendor strategies 24-01-05 N48

Oracle said it will lay-off about 5,000 people, or 9% of the combined Oracle/Peoplesoft workforce in its international entities. HP will not break into 2 or 3 entities (as rumored in past mont hs), but will merge its Printing and Personal Computer divisions....

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vendor strategies 17-01-05 N47

Cisco will resell EMC's NAS products, and it will buy Airespace, a wireless LAN switch vendor, for $450m. IBM has acquired SRD, a provider of identity resolution software. In another move, it will give free access to 500 patents. Tut Systems bought Cosine...

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Strategy- 10-01-05 - N46

Strategies/Organization Tellabs bought Vinci Systems, a developer of optical networking terminals (ONTs) for fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) access systems , for $52.5m in cash. UTStarcom has unveiled its F-1000 Wi-Fi handset, allowing placing a VoIP call using...

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Market 24-01-05 N48

A few set of market information released this week: [ According to Gartner, IT spending could increase 2.5% in 2005, the highest growth since 2001. [ TDG Research forecast worldwide IPTV subscribers will pass the 20m mark, and will generate revenues of...

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Market - 10-01-05 - N46

A few set of market information released this week: [ According to the Semiconductor Industry Association, the worldwide sales of semiconductors increased 18% in 11/04, driven by the wireless handset market. [ In-Stat/MDR reports that the cellular modem...

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Top stories 24-01-05 N48

Lucent is "working on a data-focused disruptive technology" to sell into UMTS markets, according to Pat Russo, Lucent s CEO. We do not know yet what she meant, but some new wireless developments will be showcased early February in next annual 3GSM show...

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Top stories 17-01-05 N47

2005 will remain the year of the world's first cellphone-based mobile broadcasting, and it happened in Korea . Satellite digital multimedia broadcasting (DMB) claims to provide, through handheld devices, video, theater-quality audio and data. Another...

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Market -17-01-05 - N47

A few set of market information released this week: [ I-mode subscribers in France reached 1m mark. The I-mode operator, Bouygues Telecom, reported that women account for 40% and older than 31 account for 51%. [ UK Post Office is back on the telephony...

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Top stories 10-01-05- N46

10-01- After years of focus on consumer and computer markets, CES show (the biggest consumer show in the world) last week added personal communications. So, consumer and computer firms are put on a collision course, with telecom and cable companies. This...

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