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The small cell backhaul market is poised for takeoff and set to grow at a compound annual rate of 48%, according to a new study from ABI Research.
The market-research company says vendors are now rushing to deliver the ideal backhaul solution, with the market dividing into a number of camps according to technology specialization.
NTT Communications Corp said it will gain control of two U.S. cloud computing firms in takeover deals worth a combined 85.5 billion yen ($880 million), as Japanese firms ramp up efforts to improve overseas networks through acquisitions.
The unlisted long-distance and overseas calling unit of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (Tokyo, Japan) will buy Virtela Technology Services Inc (Greenwood Village, CO, USA), which provides communications services to corporations, and acquire an 80 percent stake in RagingWire Data Centers (Sacramento, CA, USA).
Supported by worldwide leading associations - Independent Power Producers Forum (IPPF), India Smart Grid Forum, Energy Services Network Association and World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE), the Organizing Committee is honored to announce that Smart Grid Asia Congress 2013 (SGAC 2013) will be held in Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, Indonesia, Dec 17 – 19, 2013.
Network equipment maker Juniper Networks has flagged a nearly six-fold increase in profits for the three months ending September on signs of improving demand for its products.
The company – which competes against Cisco in the market for internet routers and switches – said net income for its third quarter rose to $99.1 million, from just $16.8 million in the same period last year, with revenues up by 6%, to $1.19 billion.
Telecoms industry executives have rated interoperability as the key challenge they face in deploying superfast broadband networks, according to a recent survey conducted by Informa Telecoms & Media.
The market-research company surveyed a total of 237 so-called “broadband stakeholders” and said that 54% of respondents cited interoperability as one of the top three challenges they face, with 25% of operators viewing it as the main challenge.
Networking equipment maker Tellabs has agreed to be taken over by Marlin Equity Partners for a cash payment of $891 million.
The deal represents a premium of 4.3% over the closing share price of Tellabs on October 18, according to a statement from the companies, and will see Marlin (Hermosa Beach, CA, USA) offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Tellabs (Naperville, IL, USA) for the sum of $2.45 per share no later than November 1.
AT&T has agreed a $4.85 billion deal with infrastructure company Crown Castle in a deal aimed at improving its financial flexibility and value to shareholders.
The US operator is to lease rights to approximately 9,100 of its towers to Crown Castle (Houston, TX, USA) –which will also buy another 600 towers outright – and then sublease capacity on those towers as and when required.
Motorola Solutions Inc is exploring the sale of its underperforming wireless LAN business, which has grappled with declining share in a market dominated by rivals such as Cisco Systems Inc, people familiar with the matter said.
An exit from the wireless LAN market would come as Motorola (Schaumberg, IL, USA), the provider of data communications and telecommunications equipment, seeks to focus on its core government and public safety division.