Nortel Seeks Bankruptcy Advice

According to the Wall Street Journal,  telecommunications equipment maker Nortel is talking to lawyers about its strategy, including filing for bankruptcy.  This…

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Nokia Siemens Networks Makes Deeper Cuts

Nokia Siemens Networks plans to cut an additional 1,300 employees as part of an overall restructuring. The telecommunications equipment maker has cut about 6,000 workers and plans to lay off a total of about 9,000 before its restructuring is complete.…

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More Carriers Upgrading Long-Haul Networks

Today Nortel named two of the customers deploying its new 40G optical long-haul network equipment, begging the question, Why the heck do we need those bandwidth caps? The short answer is, we don't.…

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Alcatel-Lucent: Sign of an Industry-Wide Malaise

The problems at Alcatel-Lucent are not unique to the Franco-American communications equipment maker. Instead they are part of a bigger disease that ails some of the older gear makers in the West, which are being squeezed by low-cost Asian rivals, fewer buyers and massive shifts in the technology landscape. Continue Reading

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