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A1 Telekom taps Alcatel-Lucent to up network capacity

A1 Telekom Austria has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent in a bid to transform its network and accelerate the rollout of high-bandwidth services. The Telekom Austria subsidiary will use Alcatel’s fixed access, IP routing and optical transport technologies in an effort to increase network capacity and speed – a move designed to help it reach the Austria’s […]

Liberty Global unveils tech award winners

Huawei, Prodapt, Cisco, Alcatel Lucent and Dell took the prizes at cable giant Liberty Global’s annual vendor awards last week. The awards were revealed at the Liberty Global Technology Summit at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, just after last week’s IBC trade show. The award for Best Product and Service Quality was won by Huawei, […]

Quickplay teams with Alcatel-Lucent on next-gen TV services

Online video technology specialist Quickplay is working with Alcatel-Lucent to enable pay TV operators to evolve legacy IPTV platforms to the next generation of TV services. The combination uses both managed and unmanaged networks to offer a user experience across different screens – both in the home and on the go. The partnership combines Alcatel […]

Alcatel-Lucent integrates V-Nova and Oregan technology

Alcatel-Lucent is planning to integrate video compression firm V-Nova’s Perseus compression technology and Oregan Networks’ Multiscreen Cloud Video Client with its cloud DVR platform. Through the agreements, Alcatel-Lucent will offer service providers the first end-to-end Perseus-enabled solution for IP delivered video, according to V-Nova. The firms said that the aim is to provide “significant improvements […]

Altice confirms Combes to be COO, Numericable-SFR chairman

Altice has confirmed the appointment of Alcatel Lucent CEO Michel Combes as chief operating officer of the group and chairman of the board of Numericable-SFR. “I am very pleased that Michel, whom I have known for over 20 years, has decided to join us to help structure the Group’s operations and to harmonize our best […]

Alcatel Lucent chief to take Numericable presidency, global Altice role

Altice chief Patrick Drahi has appointed Alcatel-Lucent chief executive Michel Combes as president of Numericable-SFR and global director of operations at Altice itself, and he will join the telecoms group next month, according to Le Figaro. According to the paper, Drahi has offered Combes, with whom he has a longstanding friendship, a position tailored to […]

TDC expanding IPTV outside Denmark with Alcatel-Lucent

Danish telco TDC is expanding its delivery of IPTV-based television services outside of its home market into Norway, in partnership with Alcatel-Lucent.  TDC will make new services available to customers of Norwegian internet service provider NextGenTel, with Alcatel using its experience in IP video systems integration to extend TDC’s existing Mediaroom platform into the country. […]

Alcatel-Lucent CEO steps down from Altice board

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes has stepped down from his role as independent non-executive director of Altice.  In a statement issued last week, Altice said that Combes had resigned from his position on May 19. Combes has been CEO of Altice,  the owner of French cable and telecoms giant Numericable-SFR, since April 2013 and has more […]

Alcatel-Lucent and Telecom Italia partner on web, TV services

Alcatel-Lucent is to provide 100 gigabit-per-second optical networking technology to Telecom Italia so the operator can deliver “ultra-broadband” internet and TV services.  Italian national service provider will deploy Alcatel-Lucent’s technology in a bid to transform its infrastructure by increasing network capacity and improving service delivery times. The 100 Gbps technology will transform Telecom Italia’s core […]

Wind taps Alcatel-Lucent for video CDN

Italian alternative telco Wind has turned to Alcatel-Lucent’s Velocix unit to provide CDN technology to support the launch of new video and TV services for its fixed and mobile subscribers. Alcatel-Lucent’s Velocix 7810 Digital Media Delivery Platform will be used by Wind’s customers to manage video traffic on the Wind network. Velocix is also used […]

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