FASTTAKES: NSN, Samsung, Alcatel-Lucent, ZTE, Qualcomm

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24 Mar 2010


Mobile broadband offers a less satisfying experience than fixed-line services, due to slower data rates, unstable connections, and problems with the quality of streamed video and IPTV content, a study of 11,000 users by Nokia Siemens Networks found.


Nokia Siemens Networks and Samsung are demonstrating Voice over LTE (VoLTE) calls in an end-to-end 700MHz LTE network setup at CTIA Wireless 2010


This is the first time a standards-compliant VoLTE call has been demonstrated between VoLTE clients from different vendors.


Alcatel-Lucent has unveiled a multi-screen video solution, which allows service providers to extend their fixed IPTV or cable TV service to smartphones, PCs and tablets.


Nokia Siemens Networkswill open R&D centers in Finland and Texas to focus on the “optimal interworking between smart devices, mobile apps and networks.”  


ZTE has inked a deal that allows it to access Qualcomm’s Femtocell Station Modem chipset platform in order to develop cdma2000 femtocell products. 


Cloud-based data optimization can save LTE carriers $1.5 billion and HSPA operators $5 billion for every ten-million data subscribers served, according to research from mobile Web browser and platform supplier Novarra.


F5 Networks has unveiled an Application Delivery Controller (ADC) - that unifies secure SSL VPN access, dynamic access and optimization control for remote users for any device or network.


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