AlcaLu, Telefonica build on NFV agreement

A new MoU between Alcatel-Lucent and Telefonica will see the companies test additional NFV technologies, focusing on boosting network performance and efficiency. The latest deal builds on a February 2014 agreement between the two firms under which Telefonica agreed to …

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Nokia CEO: History will not repeat on AlcaLu deal

Nokia Networks disappointed on profitability in Q1 2015, as CEO Rajeev Suri (pictured) argued why the €15.6 billion acquisition of rival Alcatel-Lucent should be the Finnish vendor’s next step. Nokia’s networks unit saw operating profit slump by 61 per cent, although …

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AlcaLu sees “technology push” as 5G hype driver; regrets 4.5G moniker

Despite being one of the hot-topics here at Mobile World Congress this week, 5G is “still a technology push story, not a market pull one”, Michael Peeters, Wireless CTO for Alcatel-Lucent, told Mobile World Live. “Operators have two primary approaches …

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