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Alvarion Reports Q3 2009 Results

TEL AVIV, Israel –Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR), the world’s leading provider of WiMAX™ and wireless broadband solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September, 30, 2009.


Business highlights include:


Selected as vendor to Clearwire International

Implementing turnkey projects in U.S., Taiwan, Italy and Kenya

Two new customer wins through expanded NSN partnership

Introduced outdoor macro base station and WiMAX solution for license exempt frequencies


Q3 Financial Highlights:


Returned to Non-GAAP Profitability in Q3 and Year-to-Date Results

Revenues stable sequentially

GAAP net loss of ($0.02) per share; Non-GAAP net income of $0.00 per share

WiMAX shipments down 4% sequentially to $37.5 million, reflecting project delays

WiMAX revenues down 10% sequentially to $40.5 million

Order pattern continues gradual improvement


In the third quarter of 2009, total revenues were $58.4 million, a more

Oracle Announces Oracle iReceipts App Now Available

To help users automate expense reporting for cash transactions, Oracle has introduced the Oracle iReceipts App and integrated it with Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Expenses.

Oracle iReceipts allows employees to capture cash transactions on the iPhone and iPod touch as they occur, then easily submit these transactions to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Expenses.

Oracle iReceipts allows users to capture receipt images with the iPhone Camera rather than having to deal with several paper receipts. The images are then processed as normal within the PeopleSoft Expenses solution. The app can also automatically tag transactions with a user’s location using location based features.

This solution will be available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/ for Oracle customers currently running Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Expenses Release 9.0 and the soon to be released version 9.1.


Key Benefits

With the Oracle iReceipts App users can leverage the innovative more

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Wavesat’s “Odyssey” 4G Chipset First to Market for XGP Network in Japan


Willcom GX001N PC CardWavesat Deploys Odyssey 4G Chipset in Willcom’s New XGP

Wireless Broadband Service in Japan


Wavesat’s Odyssey 8500 chipset — designed into Willcom’s GX001N PC Card –

is first to market in providing XGP services for mass deployment


San Mateo, Calif. / Tokyo October 27, 2009 Wavesat Inc., a leading supplier of 4G broadband wireless semiconductor solutions, today announced that its Odyssey chipset is the first and currently the only — to be widely deployed in Willcom’s new XGP broadband wireless network, which entered commercial service this month in Japan. The Odyssey chipset is featured in Willcom’s GX001N XGP PC Cards manufactured by a leading manufacturer of wireless terminals and consumer devices in Japan.


Willcom’s data-only (Internet, video and more) XGP service, based on a 4G OFDMA standard, is available more

Level 3 launches wireless tower access

BROOMFIELD, Colo.–Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT - News) today announced the launch of Level 3 Tower Access a new service that offers direct wireless tower connectivity to the Level 3 network. Tower Access provides wireless carriers with more efficient and cost-effective options for wireless backhaul in metropolitan and rural locations. The first phase of this initiative will target unserved and underserved markets focusing on areas with the greatest concentration of end-user demand.


Mobile data traffic will grow by an order of magnitude between 2009 and 2012, said Jennifer Pigg, vice president of enabling technologies for Yankee Group. “Mobile operators are scrambling to meet this capacity demand cost effectively in their wireless backhaul networks. Direct wireless tower access to the Level 3 network offers a unique service for wireless carriers to optimize network performance and capacity. more

Tellabs acquires WiChorus to revolutionize the mobile Internet

Tellabs acquires WiChorus to revolutionize the mobile Internet


Extends mobile solution with innovative 3G/4G mobile packet core to help customers succeed


Naperville, Ill. Users want mobile Internet services anywhere, anytime. Sales of smartphones are growing more than 30% a year, and netbooks are taking root. As a result, Tellabs’ mobile customers expect mobile data traffic to grow 30% to 50% a year for the foreseeable future. Such high growth demands scalable, next-generation network architectures to deliver 3G and 4G services.


That’s why Tellabs, a leader in mobile backhaul networks, will acquire WiChorus of San Jose, Calif. The combination creates advanced 3G/4G mobile networks that revolutionize the mobile Internet, deliver new applications to generate revenue and simplify networks to achieve significant savings for mobile carriers. more

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Speakeasy Introduces EasyVoice Mobile for iPhone

Speakeasy Introduces EasyVoice Mobile for iPhone


Application brings free international calling and Remote Office functionality to

Speakeasy iPhone users


SEATTLE, October 20, 2009 Speakeasy (www.speakeasy.net), a Best Buy company (NYSE:BBY), today introduced EasyVoice Mobile for iPhone™, published by JNSoftware LLC. EasyVoice Mobile brings the savings and flexibility of Speakeasy Hosted Voice (VoIP) to business customers using the iPhone, including free international calling to 22 countries* and integration of Speakeasy’s Remote Office functionality. more

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The Smartphone OS Battle Intensifies with Key Announcements from AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft and Palm

The Smartphone OS Battle Intensifies with Key Announcements from AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft and Palm


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2009 Market research firm, In-Stat (www.instat.com), believes we are entering a very critical time for smartphone OSs, as exemplified by four major smartphone announcements on October 6 from AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Palm, and Microsoft. more

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BroadSoft Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Packet Island

BroadSoft Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Packet Island


Acquisition will Broaden BroadSoft’s Portfolio to Include VoIP and Video Quality of Service (QoS) Solutions


GAITHERSBURG, MD, October 5, 2009 - BroadSoft, Inc., the worldwide leader in VoIP application software for the telecommunications industry, today announced its intent to acquire privately held, Cupertino, California-based Packet Island, Inc., a pioneer of SaaS-based quality of service (QoS) assessment and monitoring tools for VoIP and video networks and services. more

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AT&T Extends VoIP to 3G Network for iPhone

DALLAS–AT&T today announced it has taken the steps necessary so that Apple can enable VoIP applications on iPhone to run on AT&T’s wireless network. Previously, VoIP applications on iPhone were enabled for Wi-Fi connectivity. For some time, AT&T has offered a variety of other wireless devices that enable VoIP applications on 3G, 2G and Wi-Fi networks. AT&T this afternoon informed Apple Inc. and the FCC of its decision. more

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Palo Alto Networks Names Head of Worldwide Marketing, Broadens Leadership of Next-Generation Firewall Provider

Former Serena Software Marketing Executive Ren Bonvanie to Accelerate Expansion of Rapidly Growing Enterprise Infrastructure Security Company


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2009 Palo Alto Networks™, the leader in next-generation firewalls, today announced that it has named former senior vice president of marketing, SaaS, and IT at Serena Software Ren Bonvanie as its new head of worldwide marketing.


The addition of this proven senior marketing executive further strengthens the leadership team of Palo Alto Networks, said Palo Alto Networks CEO Lane Bess. The company has clearly moved to the next level as an international company, and we will rely on Ren’s knowledge and expertise as we continue to expand and deliver our innovative firewall products to enterprises, addressing their complex security needs while simplifying infrastructure and saving costs. He has a tremendous track record of growing companies in a variety of enterprise technology markets, and we are thrilled more

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