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The VoWLAN marketplace is warming

The VoWLAN marketplace is warming Pyramid Research expects Europe to take the lead in VoWLAN implementation, because wireline competitive operators need to offer new services, access the customer by new ways, and current local loop unbundling is a favorable...

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Global vendor strategies - 19/11/05

Georges Soros has increased its stake in Motorola to 633k shares (from 55k) and in Microsoft (+130%) to 1.85m shares. Nokia is buying Intellisync, a leader in platform-independent wireless messaging and applications for mobile devices, for €360m. Nokia...

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Microsoft new strategy ?

Microsoft new strategy ? The Microsoft CTO is Ray Ozzie, and wrote to Microsoft managers some weeks ago about Microsoft (late) position vis à vis Google, Skype and RIM. It is interesting to learn a song we were not used to from dominant Microsoft. This...

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Real or fiction?

Real or fiction? Concentration could go a step further in the US with a possible SBC/ Bellsouth merger. It is the last rumor validated by some telecom and financial analysts. And certainly the deal makes sense for both companies that share Cingular Wireless....

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Is optical networking back to life?

Is optical networking back to life? Perhaps? In fact some positive facts on the optical market were highlighted during 3Q05 financial reviews. Some tiny quakes were noticed by some vendors in terrestrial and submarine systems, in metro networks as well...

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Strategy change in Japan on mobile OS

Strategy change in Japan on mobile OS Confronted with low margin and high competition, Japanese handset makers have stopped working on the development of their proprietary mobile operating systems. Symbian, Windows and Linux OS will fight for local supremacy....

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Linux OS in mobile phone

Linux OS in mobile phone A consortium of telecommunications and technology companies have established a trade body dedicated to driving the adoption of the Linux operating system in Mobile phones, offering an alternative to established Microsoft Windows...

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Vendor results - 13/11/05

Cisco posts FY06-1Q net income of $1,3bn (down 7%), on revenues of $6,5bn (up 10%). The results are below expectations, reflecting slow growth in Europe, but a good surprise in the US (+15%). Sonus reported a 3Q05 net loss of $2.7m (down74%), on revenues...

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Internet Control

Internet Control: The Internet network was born in the US, then has spread over the world, but most of its servers and key elements has remain in the States. It is a fact. The ICANN agency is the administrator of all the Web's domains: be it .com, .uk...

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WiMAX is taking off

WiMAX is taking off, according to Intel. 13 carriers around the world are currently deploying fixed WiMAX networks based on its technologies: Altitude Telecom (France), Axtel (Mexico), BEC Telecom, S.A. (Dominican Republic), Dedicado (Uruguay), Globe/Innove...

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