International

Cisco to acquire Sourcefire for $2.7 bn

Cisco to acquire Sourcefire for $2.7 bn

July 24, 2013 at 8:34 am 0 comments

Cisco and Sourcefire today announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Sourcefire, a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions for $2.7 bn. Cisco and Sourcefire will combine their world-class products, technologies and research teams to provide continuous and pervasive advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum  – before, duringRead More

Swisscom CEO Carsten Schloter found dead

Swisscom CEO Carsten Schloter found dead

July 24, 2013 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Carsten Schloter, CEO of Swisscom, Switzerland’s biggest telecoms group has been found dead at his flat. Local police suspect a case of suicide and investigation is under way to find out the exact circumstances of his death. “…no further details are being disclosed out of consideration for the family,” SwisscomRead More

Etisalat Group Q2 revenue at AED 9.88 billion, up 20 percent

Etisalat Group Q2 revenue at AED 9.88 billion, up 20 percent

July 24, 2013 at 1:40 am 0 comments

Etisalat Group reported has reported strong consolidated revenues of AED 9,882 million during Q2, 2013 representing an increase of 20 percent in comparison to the same period of last year. During the quarter, the Group consolidated revenues was affected by the changing in the accounting treatment of the operations inRead More

Prime Media Group selects Ericsson’s video processing platform

Prime Media Group selects Ericsson’s video processing platform

July 24, 2013 at 12:23 am 0 comments

Prime has selected Ericsson’s latest video processing platform to deliver new channels and improved efficiency. Prime is the first publicly announced customer in the Asia Pacific region to deploy Ericsson’s AVP 4000 compression platform, which is powered by the company’s first in-house programmable video processing chip. The announcement builds uponRead More

ZTE’s H1 net profit at RMB 302 million, up 23.5 percent

ZTE’s H1 net profit at RMB 302 million, up 23.5 percent

July 24, 2013 at 12:15 am 0 comments

ZTE today issued guidance for first-half net profit at RMB 302 million, an increase of 23.5 percent Y-o-Y. With Q2 performance, the company has achieved two consecutive quarters of positive results. In the first half, ZTE’s revenue was RMB 37.7 billion, a decrease of 11.6 percent, a result of lowerRead More

Korek selects NSN for mobile broadband

Korek selects NSN for mobile broadband

July 19, 2013 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Korek Telecom customers in southern Iraq have opted Nokia Siemens Network for high-speed mobile broadband and better voice call services with improved coverage. Nokia Siemens Networks to deploy its advanced radio, microwave transmission and packet core network elements, using its comprehensive services. The operator has also renewed its care andRead More

AT&T crosses 225 mn 4G subscribers in US

AT&T crosses 225 mn 4G subscribers in US

July 19, 2013 at 7:37 am 0 comments

AT&T has more than 225 million 4G LTE subscribers in the US. “More than 225 million people – in cities large and small – now have access to the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network, and we want customers to know we’re setting the new standard for wirelessRead More

Ericsson demonstrates VoLTE in virtualized environment

Ericsson demonstrates VoLTE in virtualized environment

July 19, 2013 at 7:31 am 0 comments

Ericsson has demonstrated VoLTE in a virtualized core-network environment, bringing telecom-grade cloud-enabled services a step closer to commercialization. Operator benefits include easily scalable hardware infrastructure and the speedier launch of new communication services over IP. Demonstrations of related parts of this technology were also shown during Ericsson Innovation Day atRead More