Top Stories of the Week – May 5, 2012

Cisco to buy Truviso for Real-Time Network Analytics

Cisco Systems is buying privately held Truviso, a move aimed to give businesses greater capabilities in monitoring and analyzing the rapidly growing amount of data traffic that is travelling over their networking infrastructures.

Last May 3, Cisco officials announced their intent on buying Truviso, a 7-year-old corporation that builds software that executives say give customers the ability to analyze network data continuously and in real time. Financial terms of the deal were not announced, and Cisco expects to close the deal by July.

Option Service picks Sangoma SS7 Gateway for IP telephony

Sangoma Technologies Corporation, a provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP communications systems for both voice and data, together with IT-LOGIQ, its France-based distribution partner, stated that Option Service, a provider of telecommunications services throughout France, has picked Sangoma's NetBorder SS7 VoIP Gateway for interconnection with France Telecom's SS7 network. Option Service operates over 1,500 xDSL links utilized by businesses and enterprises for voice and data connectivity services.

Samsung targeting 60% share in Indian smartphone market

Inspired by its successful launches, Samsung Electronics recently announced it hopes to increase its share in the 18-19 million unit Indian smartphone market to 60% in the current year.

"Our smartphone market share in India was 45% at the end of the first quarter of this year. We are looking at capturing 60% of the market this year" Country Head, Samsung Mobile and IT, Ranjit Yadav told reporters.

Global IPTV subscriptions approaches 60 million in 2011

Global IPTV subscriptions reached 60 million by the end of 2011, pushed by a fourth quarter that saw the largest subscriber increase to date, according to new research from Point Topic.

The U.K.-based company said a strong economic rebound and improving delivery technology made expanding IPTV footprints better for operators, but added that the increasing ARPU service providers were seeing made it more interesting.

Telecom ArgentinaCEO doesn't see nationalization

Telecom Argentina SA's chief executive said recently that he doesn't expect the telecommunications firm will be nationalized like oil company YPF SA.

"We are quite happy to operate here. We haven't had any indication from the government, and honestly don't expect any surprises in that respect," Chief Executive Franco Bertone said during a conference call with industry analysts.

Last Thursday, Congress gave President Cristina Kirchner the greenlight to seize a 51% stake in YPF from Spain's Repsol YPF SA just 21 days after she submitted the expropriation bill.

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