Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Alcatel-Lucent Expands its ng Connect Program

Alcatel-Lucent announced an expansion of its ng Connect Program multi-industry initiative -- which is aimed at encouraging the growth of a rich and diverse ecosystem of infrastructure, devices, content and applications for both mobile and fixed broadband networks including 4G, Long Term Evolution (LTE), GPON and other ultra high bandwidth technologies.

The ng Connect Program has added four new members including leading companies from the music, telecommunication and education sectors bringing the total number of companies in the program to eighteen in the two months since its inception.

The new members include:

  • Atlantic Records - Atlantic Records, which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2008, currently ranks as the #1 label in the music industry according to Nielsen Soundscan.

  • Kyocera Communications Inc. (KCI) - the newly formed sales, marketing and service organization for Kyocera and Sanyo-branded wireless devices in the Americas. The company's devices are driving the convergence of telecommunications, broadband and multimedia.

  • LearningMate - a leading provider of end-to-end e-Learning education solutions. LearningMate develops engaging, instructionally sound, interactive learning experiences on a variety of technology platforms and devices.

  • MediaTile - a worldwide supplier of all-in-one cellular digital signage and kiosk solutions that are remarkably easy-to-deploy and operate.

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