Network Upgrades, Services Deployments, Certifications, and Financial Results - Research Report on Alcatel, Arris, Zhone,

Network Upgrades, Services Deployments, Certifications, and Financial Results
       - Research Report on Alcatel, Arris, Zhone, Ericsson and Netgear

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NEW YORK, November 25, 2013

NEW YORK, November 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting
Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. (NYSE: ALU), Arris Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS), Zhone
Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Netgear Inc.
(NASDAQ: NTGR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. Research Report

On November 19, 2013, Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. (Alcatel-Lucent) reported that it
will upgrade the current access network of Japanese cable operator Tonami
Satellite Communications Television to become a 100% fiber infrastructure. The
Company stated that Alcatel-Lucent's GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network)
technology will enable Tonami to significantly increase its current highest
120Mbps downlink high-speed Internet access by a factor of up to 20 times.
Alcatel-Lucent added that the upgradation will allow Tonami to improve its
triple-play (TV, data, voice) service to its 42,000 customers in Tonami City.
Martin Jordy, Head of Sales for the Asia-Pacific region of Alcatel-Lucent,
commented, "Tonami is looking to upgrade its legacy HFC network to keep pace
with customer demand for super fast broadband and better services. We're
delighted to bring our technological leadership position as a global GPON
provider to help Tonami achieve their goals." The Full Research Report on
Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Arris Group Inc. Research Report

On November 13, 2013, Arris Group Inc. (Arris) announced that it has been
chosen by The Weather Channel to deliver more regionalized data and linear
services while reducing bandwidth demands, through the use of ARRIS DSR-4440
and DSR-4460 integrated receiver decoders (IRDs). Bruce McClelland, President,
Network & Cloud, Global Services, Arris commented, "The Weather Channel stands
in an ideal position to offer unique content experiences to deliver to
consumers their media, their way. We worked closely with The Weather Channel
to bolster their network for greater bandwidth optimization and flexible
MPEG-4 distribution capabilities. Our flexible solution enables The Weather
Channel to offer more personalized, localized services in the future." The
Full Research Report on Arris Group Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge


Zhone Technologies Inc. Research Report

On November 19, 2013, Zhone Technologies, Inc. (Zhone) announced that the
Defense Information Systems Agency has granted Joint Interoperability
Certification to the Company's FiberLAN Optical Line Terminal (OLT) and
Optical Network Terminals (ONT) Passive Optical Network (PON) with Software
Release 2.4.1. Commenting on the certification, Brian Caskey, Chief Marketing
Officer at Zhone Technologies said, "Zhone's FiberLAN OLT and ONT PON
solutions help eliminate traditional switches, pack panels and racks by
streamlining the infrastructure with a single mode fiber optic cable,
conserving energy and reducing operational costs. Through the JITC
Certification, Zhone's technologically advanced FiberLAN solution is now
approved for use by the United States military." The Full Research Report on
Zhone Technologies Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Ericsson Research Report

On November 19, 2013, Ericsson announced that China Mobile has selected the
Company to deploy LTE TDD in 15 key provinces in China, covering 63% of
China's population. Ericsson stated that it will deploy radio access networks
based on its multi-standard RBS 6000. The Company added that it has been
selected to upgrade installed base of core networks, representing 40% market
share in User Data Management, and has been awarded 20% market share in
Evolved Packet Core. Jan Signell, Head of Ericsson Region North East Asia
commented, "Our leading LTE TDD networks will bring unparalleled network
performance to users and create new opportunities for innovations with
connected devices and applications. We have been a trusted partner to China
Mobile since its introduction of 2G and are committed to supporting the
world's largest LTE deployment." The Full Research Report on Ericsson -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:


Netgear Inc. Research Report

On October 24, 2013, Netgear Inc. (Netgear) reported its Q3 FY 2013 (period
ended September 29, 2013) financial results with net revenues of $361.9
million, compared to $315.2 million in Q3 FY 2012. Net Income stood at $14.5
million or $0.37 per diluted share, compared to $23.8 million or $0.61 per
diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. Non-GAAP net income totaled $22.9 million, down
9.4% YoY while non-GAAP diluted EPS were $0.58, down 10.8% YoY. Christine
Gorjanc, CFO of Netgear, stated, "Non-GAAP gross margin for the third quarter
was down as compared to the comparable prior year quarter, due to the revenue
mix being weighted more toward service provider. Looking forward, we have
limited visibility driven by the lumpy nature of the service provider business
and continued economic headwinds in Europe negatively affecting end-market
demand." For Q4 FY 2013, the Company anticipates net revenue to be in the
range of $340 million to $355 million, and non-GAAP operating margin in the
range of 9.5% to 10.5%. The Full Research Report on Netgear Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:



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