Alcatel-Lucent has signed on to upgrade SK Telecom's optical-fiber network to meet the needs of SK's 3G WCDMA and WiBro service offerings.
Alcatel-Lucent has inked a deal to deliver IPTV solutions to United Arab Emirates telecom operator du for an undisclosed sum.
Research in Motion has signed a deal for Alcatel-Lucent and Alcatel Shanghai Bell to distribute its BlackBerry 8700 smartphone in China. The device will be available in mainland China later this year.
International Datacasting Corp. has reported new orders for IPTV products and services worth $1.7 million. It declined to name the clients.
Alcatel-Lucent is buying NetDevices, a developer of gateway products for businesses. Although terms were not disclosed, Alcatel-Lucent plans to integrate NetDevices into its Enterprise Business Group.
China Telecom subsidiary Shanghai Telecom has tapped Alcatel Shanghai Bell to upgrade the operator's IP network. Alcatel-Lucent formed the Shanghai Telecom joint venture with a group of Chinese shareholders.