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Belgian modem maker Option may have come to a settlement with Huawei last year, but the Chinese vendors are not free from European Commission investigation yet.
 
Option had spearheaded a probe into allegations of modem dumping by Huawei and ZTE, but then withdrew its complaints when it formed a patents and manufacturing alliance with the former giant.
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Operators need to look for a solution that offers a breadth of platforms ranging from legacy, hybrid and packet microwave to SDH/SONET, WDM, and Carrier Ethernet. On top of that, efficient network management across layers, end-to-end MPLS, precise synchronization, and a robust OAM model are required to complete the solution.

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ECI Telecom
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Vodafone Australia is facing a class-action lawsuit from at least 9,000 disgruntled customers over its run of network performance issues.
 
Law firm PiperAlderman has received around 9,000 registrations of interest from Vodafone customers since it started collecting them for the suit last month, the company

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Google’s Android operating system enjoyed the fastest growth of any mobile OS in terms of web browsing sessions during December, figures from Net Applications show.
 
Use of the OS grew 29% month-on-month, placing it ahead of Apple – which grew 24.3% - and RIM, which was used 18% more often.
 
However Apple still rules the roost in

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The next 12 months will see firm decisions made on net neutrality, as governments take a greater interest in mobile media, the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) predicts.
 
MEF, the media industry’s trade association, expects debates regarding which firms should pay to provide content to reach a climax during 2011.

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A few decades ago, the telecom industry was all about voice calls; now voice uses only a small amount of bandwidth that was deployed to handle data. Mobile services have gone from an extravagance to the main service option for the masses. And regulatory policy appears to be teetering between total deregulation and re-nationalizing the telecom industry.

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India’s GDP will grow by 162 billion rupees ($3.6 billion) for every percentage point increase in mobile broadband penetration through 2015, research firm Analysys Mason claims.
 
The firm predicts that allocating

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Wireless Broadband Network Vendor of the Year, FTTx Vendor of the Year: Huawei Technologies

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Ceragon Networks president for Asia Pacific Peter Humphreys said two key trends are driving the company's growth. The first is the "Next Billion Users" or the phenomenal subscriber take-up in emerging markets such as India, Southeast Asia, Russia and others. The second is the data usage explosion in developed markets, mainly driven by smartphones users. 

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In-Building Wireless Vendor of the Year: Andrew Solutions

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