Telecom Timeout:

Nortel


April 4, 2011  4:22 PM

What’s up with Google’s $900M dash for Nortel’s patents?



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
google, Nortel, patents, telecom business issues

Just when you thought the buzzards had stopped circling around what's left of Nortel's remains, the bankrupt data networking and communications giant announced Monday that

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December 3, 2009  7:53 PM

Ciena OK’d for Nortel optical/CE biz, judges tell NSN ‘too little, too late’



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Ciena, mergers, Nokia Siemens, Nortel, NSN, Telecom

So far, the bankruptcy court proceedings for auctioning off Nortel's assets have been lacking some good old-fashioned courtroom drama for us in the peanut gallery. Competitor A puts in bid, Competitor B drives it up, someone wins, courts say OK, everyone goes home and puts out press release...


November 24, 2009  12:29 PM

Good MEN are hard to find: Ciena to pay $769M for Nortel’s CE/optical biz



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Carrier Ethernet, Ciena, Nortel, NSN, optical networking

From stalking horse to ponying up more than three quarters of a million bucks, Ciena will be taking home most of


October 27, 2009  7:40 PM

Nortel loses another arm as Hitachi steps in for LTE bits



Posted by: Ddevine
4G, Hitachi, LTE, Nortel, wireless broadband

Continuing its bankruptcy-ignited fire sale, Nortel announced that it has struck a deal with Tokyo-based electronics heavyweight Hitachi to part with a piece of its Long-Term Evolution...


October 5, 2009  7:30 PM

Ripped from the (Twitter) headlines: Ciena eyes Nortel optical/Carrier Ethernet biz



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Alcatel-Lucent, Carrier Ethernet, Ciena, Nortel, optical networking

Ciena Corporation, a Maryland-based telecom equipment vendor, is chatting up bankrupt Nortel for its Optical Networking and Carrier Ethernet businesses, Nortel officials tweeted this afternoon.

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August 4, 2009  3:07 PM

RIM’s Nortel interest adds more drama to ‘final’ bid



Posted by: KateGerwig
BlackBerry, CDMA, LTE, Mobile, Nortel, RIM, wireless broadband

Why on earth would RIM want Nortel? That was the question on everyone's minds after the handset manufacturer announced it had not only tried to enter bidding for the distressed Nortel's LTE and CDMA...

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July 23, 2009  3:50 PM

Breaking: Ericsson bids $730mm for Nortel’s CDMA, LTE assets



Posted by: WPeterson
4G, Ericsson, LTE, Nokia Siemens, Nortel, NSN, Verizon

Ericsson has finally entered the Nortel fray, announcing their starting bid at $730 million for bankrupt vendor's LTE and CDMA asset a day before the official auction is held. It will now be (at least) a three-horse race between Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), private equity firm MatlinPatterson and...


June 22, 2009  3:18 PM

Nortel wireless fire sale delivers North American footprint to NSN



Posted by: KateGerwig
4G, CDMA, Ericcson, Huawei, LTE, Nortel, NSN, wireless infrastructure

Nortel’s wireless carrier network infrastructure division may bring in a paltry $650 million if the Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) deal goes through. By all accounts, NSN -- the joint venture of...


May 13, 2009  4:27 PM

More LTE vendors join the 4G party (but no cake for Nortel!)



Posted by: WPeterson
4G, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, LTE, Nortel, Verzion

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/kWp-Rj5o9uA" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Lately, 4G is starting to seem like (relatively) easy money for everyone ... or rather, everyone but poor, beleaguered Nortel, which is starting to remind me of Milton from...


March 26, 2009  7:44 PM

Telecom Timeout: Video investments



Posted by: MichaelDKelly
802.11v, Alcatel-Lucent, application delivery, AT&T, broadband stimulus distribution, Cisco, IPTV, lay offs, Nortel, Radware, unified communications, updated Internet Safety Act

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/7CrE9CC3saM" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Telecom Timeout: Video Investments covers the latest on Nortel's application delivery business sale to Radware, Cisco's lay offs, a continued evaluation of...


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