Alcatel

  • Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ with 5-inch display, octa-core processor launched in India at Rs 16,999 May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Betting big on the burgeoning Indian e-commerce market, Alcatel launched its new smartphone in India. Named the Idol X+, the phone runs Android Jelly Bean and has a 5-inch touchscreen, octa-core 2 GHz processor and 13.1 megapixel rear camera, 2MP front camera and a 2,500 mAh battery. Priced at...
  • Alcatel-Lucent plans layoff, to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide: Reports October 8, 2013

    Paris: Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent plans to reduce its staff by 10,000 as part of a cost-cutting drive to save 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) by 2015, Les Echos and Le Figaro newspapers reported on their websites on Monday. The group, which employs 72,000 staff worldwide, will axe 15,000 posts but...
  • After Microsoft deal, Nokia aims to tie up with Alcatel: Sources September 26, 2013

    New York: Nokia is discussing internally whether to approach French rival Alcatel-Lucent about a tie-up, part of the Finnish company's review of how it can grow after the planned sale of its handset business to Microsoft Corp, several people close to the matter said. No formal talks are underway with Alcatel-Lucent,...
  • First Firefox OS-based smartphone to be launched on Tuesday for $99 July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Mozilla announced that the regional launches of the first Firefox OS smartphones will begin soon. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica will release the first Firefox OS devices - the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open. In a tweet, Telefonica has announced that the ZTE Open, one of...
  • Alcatel One Touch Fire: The first Firefox smartphone February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Alcatel has announced the launch of a new smartphone - One Touch Fire - which is the first phone to run the Mozilla Firefox OS smartphone. The smartphone will come in a range of seven bright colours. The phone has a 3.5-inch HVGA TN display and a 3.2 megapixel...
  • Alcatel wins 8-year deal valued at over $1 bn from Reliance Comm January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Franco-American telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent SA has won an eight-year deal valued at more than $1 billion to manage Indian carrier Reliance Communications Ltd's networks in the east and south of the country. The network outsourcing contract will cut costs for India's No. 3 carrier, where 4,000 - or about...
  • Alcatel One Touch launches 12 Android handsets March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Alcatel One Touch has introduced 12 Android-based smartphones at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress at Barcelona, Spain. Alcatel One Touch, a brand of China based TCL Communication, introduced its costliest phone 'Ultra 995' which will cost close to Rs 15,000 and will have a 4.3-inch screen with 800x480...
  • BT planning to sell its stake in Tech Mahindra February 16, 2011

    Mumbai: British Telecom is in talks with hardware telecom companies to sell its 24.4 per cent stake in Tech Mahindra, reports CNBC-TV18’s Kritika Saxena quoting sources. It is learnt that Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Siemens are in the fray. Sources add that the stake sale may be in two tranches, selling 10...
  • Alcatel Lucent sees 4G coming to India soon September 13, 2010

    Tianjin: Telecom equipment maker Alcatel Lucent said some telecom carriers in China and India could put out bids for building of 4G trial networks as early as year-end, as they rush to upgrade existing networks or get into the wireless business. China Mobile, the world's largest carrier by subscribers, has been...
  • AT&T to fix glitch affecting iPhone speeds July 27, 2010

    New York: AT&T Inc plans in the next two to three weeks to gradually fix a software defect that cut speeds for customers sending data from the Apple Inc iPhone 4 and from laptop modems. AT&T had said on July 7 it was working with network equipment maker Alcatel Lucent SA...
  • AT&T, Alcatel Lucent find glitch affecting iPhone 4 July 8, 2010

    New York: AT&T Inc and network equipment maker Alcatel Lucent have found a software defect that cuts speeds for customers looking to send data from the Apple Inc iPhone 4 or from laptop modems. AT&T said on Wednesday that the glitch, which Alcatel Lucent is working on fixing, affects less than...
  • Bharti, Alcatel-Lucent in $500-mn outsourcing deal April 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday awarded a $500-million deal to Alcatel-Lucent for outsourcing the management and servicing of its broadband and fixed line network for five years. The deal involves the creation of a joint venture with Alcatel-Lucent holding 76 per cent of the equity, and Bharti having...