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And then there were three? Nokia moves to bridge the gap with Ericsson and Huawei

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When you consider the strengths and weaknesses of Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia and their product portfolios, a merger of the two businesses seems logical. Nokia is a mobile-only equipment vendor, while Alcatel-Lucent’s strengths are in the fixed network business (especially core network and IP routing). It has long-struggled in the wireless business, and its attempts to […]

Analyst Views: WhatsApp takes on the challenge of VoIP communications

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It’s taken WhatsApp more than a year to deliver on CEO Jan Koum’s MWC 2014 announcement that the Facebook-owned company would add VoIP to its messaging app, an update that was initially slated for launch in 2Q14. After a multicountry beta trial and an invite-only version of the capability, the company has enabled VoIP on […]

Analyst Views: OFC 2015 Highlights: Day Four

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Ovum view It’s official: Ciena and Cisco named Verizon’s next-generation metro suppliers Ron Kline, Principal Analyst, Intelligent Networks Some of the biggest buzz at OFC 2015 was around the long-awaited announcement by Verizon that it has selected Ciena and Cisco to provide packet optical equipment for its next-generation 100G metro network in the US. This […]

Analyst View: Facebook’s Messenger Platform takes measured steps towards a richer user experience

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Facebook used its F8 developer conference to announce two significant developments for Facebook Messenger: the introduction of the Messenger Platform and the preview of Businesses on Messenger. Together with last week’s announcement that the social network had added a P2P payments capability to Facebook Messenger, the F8 news confirms Ovum’s long-held view that Facebook Messenger […]