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Alcatel-Lucent starts construction of Sea-Me-We 5 undersea cable system linking Singapore & France

Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has started the construction of South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) undersea cable system linking Singapore and France. With a total distance spanning approximately 20,000 km, the new 100G SEA-ME-WE 5 state-of-the-art submarine cable system will connect Singapore to Europe (Italy and France) and traverse Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, ...

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Alcatel-Lucent report estimates 15 million mobile devices are infected with malware

Alcatel-Lucent released new data showing that security threats to mobile and residential devices jumped sharply during the first half of 2014, putting device owners at increased risk of being spied on, having personal information stolen, or experiencing ‘bill shock’ as result of pirated data usage. The Alcatel-Lucent’s Kindsight Security Labs report found that mobile malware infections increased 17 percent during ...

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Alcatel-Lucent sets new world record broadband speed of 10 Gbps over traditional copper telephone lines

Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, has set a new broadband speed record of 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology that demonstrates how existing copper access networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical ultra-broadband access services. Achieving 1 Gbps ‘symmetrical’ services – where bandwidth can be split to provide simultaneous upload and ...

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TM & Axiata to investigate bribery claims

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and Axiata Group Bhd have jointly appointed KPMG Corporate Services Sdn Bhd as forensic accountants to help in an internal probe into bribes allegedly paid to their employees by Alcatel Lucent SA (ALU), The Malaysian Indsider reports. Both companies also jointly announced the appointment of Shearn Delamore & Co as legal adviser to assist the investigation. ...

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TM to conduct “internal investigation” regarding Alcatel’s bribery case

French-based telecom equipment giant Alcatel-Lucent agreed to pay US$137 million in fines and penalties to settle US charges it paid bribes to win contracts in Latin America and Asia, officials said. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) complaint, Alcatel’s bribes went to government officials in Costa Rica, Honduras, Malaysia, and Taiwan between December 2001 and June 2006. It ...

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Alcatel-Lucent says video is next big thing

Alcatel-Lucent boss Ben Verwaayen predicts that video will be the next battleground for telecoms players and it will change the way people communicate in the future. “The next is video and we better get used to it. We will then have (full) integration of television and telecoms,” he said in an interview with StarBiz. Voice remained important but for the ...

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Maxis selects Alcatel for WiMAX field trial

Alcatel-Lucent and Maxis Communications Berhad, have signed an agreement to conduct a WiMAX trial of a Universal 802.16e–2005 WiMAX solution.

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