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Lucent to buy Telica for VoIP gear

May 24, 20042 mins

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Lucent to buy Telica for VoIP gear, 05/24/04

Lucent will plug a hole in its voice-over-IP offerings by buying Telica for its IP-gateway products.

Vendors angle for edge in multiservice market, 05/24/04

An established vendor and start-up each unveiled multiservice routing and switching products and enhancements last week for a market that has become white hot.

AT&T’s wireless deal with Sprint raises eyebrows, 05/24/04

While latching onto Sprint’s wireless network might plug a glaring gap in AT&T’s consumer and business offerings, industry experts are questioning whether Sprint gets enough out of the deal.

Experts disagree about seriousness of IOS code theft, 05/24/04

While the FBI and Cisco scrambled last week to recover source code stolen from the network giant, expert opinion differs about how serious a threat the incident is for corporate customers.

SBC network ‘working well’ despite strike, 05/21/04

SBC Communications officials said this morning that its network and services are ‘working well’ despite a four-day work stoppage by union workers in 13 states that began at 12:01 a.m. Friday.

Tellabs buys AFC, 05/20/04

Tellabs is buying Advanced Fibre Communications (AFC) for $1.9 billion, bringing high-speed access gear to Tellabs’ portfolio as well as a five-year contract to provide fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) gear to …

Lawmakers: Convergence could be end of regulation, 05/19/04

U.S. representatives took an opportunity during a “show-and-tell” hearing on voice-and-data convergence technologies to suggest that the 1996 Telecommunications Act should be rewritten — …

Verizon feeds fiber to Texas, 05/19/04

Verizon has begun an ambitious rollout of fiber optics to businesses and residences with the deployment of 440,000 feet of cabling in suburban Dallas.

Lucent settles with SEC, is hit with $25 million fine, 05/18/04

Federal regulators charged Lucent on Monday with conducting an accounting fraud of over $1.1 billion, amid allegations that employees falsified documents, cut secret deals with customers …

Hammerhead, CoSine ally with Fujitsu, 05/18/04

Fujitsu is broadening a marketing alliance designed to transition carriers from legacy to new services and infrastructures.