Tellabs Insight Magazine Q1 2012
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A study conducted by financial advisory and analyst firm Digi-Capital has revealed the mobile Internet industry has benefited from a record level of investment in the past year. According to the report, mobile Internet investment peaked at $19.2 billion (£12 billion) in the 12 months up to Q3 2014.
While the technological benefits of using software defined networking (SDN) to help operators dynamically provision network applications and services have been well publicised, the economic benefits that the technology could bring are now being articulated.
Global mobile traffic is expected to grow nearly 11-fold over the next four years, according to research conducted by networking kit vendor Cisco.
Mobile backhaul and optical networking specialist Tellabs has announced that it is to be bought by private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners for $891m, or $2.45/share. Tellabs said that it had accepted the offer from Marlin, which in December last year bought NSN’s optical business, after contacting more than 30 potential buyers.