Ericsson

(ERICY)

was up 3.8% in early trading after a

Gartner

report said the Swedish company overtook

Lucent

(LU)

last year to become the world's biggest seller of telecom equipment.

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Lucent, which fell to fourth, was up 0.3%.

Nokia

(NOK) - Get Report

rose to third from fourth and

Nortel

(NT)

moved up to second from third.

Nokia rose 5% and Nortel was ahead 1.5%.