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Content posted in January 2004
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M&A's New Currency
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  24 comments
With stock prices up, Nortel, Tellabs, and Ciena are out shopping for access vendors such as Catena and Calix
Unstrung Insider: Got IDS?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  Post a comment
The latest Unstrung research report finds wireless LAN incumbents lagging behind the startups in security applications
Report: SANs and the City
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  1 comment
A Light Reading report looks at the issues of putting SANs on metro networks
Poll Points to Rising VOIP Revenues
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  Post a comment
Revenues for VOIP services, equipment, and applications will boom this year, according to Boardwatch poll
Juniper Goes Indian
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  152 comments
The company is slashing 30 jobs while moving some development duties offshore, sources say UPDATED 3:40PM
Investors Go Mad for Free Shares
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  Post a comment
French ISP Free debuts on Euro exchange following rabid rush for initial issue
Eurofile: Empire Building
Column  | 
1/30/2004  |  Post a comment
When it comes to building any sort of empire, no one beats us Brits!
Alcatel Swallows WaterCove
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  2 comments
French vendor confirms startup purchase as incumbents strengthen market dominance
Verizon Suppliers Get Good News
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2004  |  3 comments
RBOC plans more spending on 'growth area' technologies, including DSL, FTTP, IP/MPLS, VOIP
Nortel Scores in Q4
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2004  |  10 comments
Revenues go way up as Nortel sees some positive momentum in wireless gear and some opportunity in VOIP
Alcatel Seeking Switch Partner?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/29/2004  |  Post a comment
Gallic giant looking to bolster its enterprise wireless LAN products with an OEM deal, say sources
Zhone to Buy Gluon Scraps
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2004  |  7 comments
Zhone is working a deal to purchase the assets of Class 5 switch maker Gluon Networks
Poll Points to Brighter Job Prospects
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2004  |  3 comments
It's getting easier to find a job and harder to lose one, according to a Light Reading poll
Sentito Senses Something
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2004  |  Post a comment
Could it be another round of funding for the VOIP switch startup?
Asia's Mixed 3G Blessings
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/29/2004  |  Post a comment
DoCoMo finally sees 3G success as Hutch continues to struggle
JDSU Hires M&A Guy
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2004  |  6 comments
CEO Kevin Kennedy recruits ex-Cisconian David Gudmundson, a move that hints of potential deal-making
Infineon Buys AMDTek for $99.6M
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  Post a comment
Deal gives German firm an 'inexpensive source' for both home and enterprise wireless LAN silicon
Euro VOIP World Braces for Romans
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  Post a comment
Consultant Andrew Romans sees opportunity to raise fresh funds for hopeful VOIP players in Europe
Infonetics Bullish on Ethernet Prospects
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  5 comments
Worldwide metro Ethernet equipment revenues will grow at more than 25 percent a year, it says
Avaya Avows a Profit
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  2 comments
Carrier spending is coming around, Avaya says, but large enterprises struggle to justify IP convergence
Intel's Got WiMax Headroom
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  3 comments
Intel names seven carriers 'assessing' the technology... BT has no clue
Verizon Mulls the Mesh
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  5 comments
With help from chip startup Parama, Verizon's exploring ways to put a Sonet-friendly mesh in the core
Survey Explodes MPLS VPN Myths
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  3 comments
Carriers say rewards are greater than risks, according to a monster survey by Heavy Reading
Partnership Pays Off for OSS Player
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2004  |  1 comment
A kind word from systems vendors helps MetaSolv bag a new IP activation system deal
Aruba: No Sale in the Offing
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/27/2004  |  Post a comment
Wireless LAN switch startup denies suggestions that the new CEO has been hired to try and sell the company
AT&T Adds 911 to VOIP
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2004  |  1 comment
Drafts Intrado to add key feature to its upcoming VOIP service
Li Quits Procket
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2004  |  169 comments
Procket scores a big customer but loses two top execs, according to Light Reading sources UPDATED 4PM
Europeans Tug on Next-Gen B-RASs
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2004  |  Post a comment
Vendors overwhelmed with requests for quotes and proposals as pressure mounts on carriers' edge kit
BT's Home Blues?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/27/2004  |  Post a comment
UK carrier keeps quiet over rumors of a floundering return to the wireless market
The Softer Side of Convergence
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2004  |  7 comments
Software needs more attention, according to carriers at Light Reading Live Convergence 2004
VOIP Testers Tested in ITU Battle
News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  Post a comment
An ITU bake-off in March will decide the standard for measuring VOIP call quality
Shares for Free!
News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  Post a comment
A French ISP called 'Free' is about to benefit from the first tech IPO in Paris for three long years
CSR Preps for IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  Post a comment
It's official: Bluetooth startup is set for an IPO. Just don't tell the Americans
Finisar Takes On Agilent
News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  1 comment
Buys Honeywell's VCSEL business so it can go after one of the big component players UPDATED 5:30PM
Interoute Uncovers Duct Squatters
News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  2 comments
No! Not ducks! Rogue fibers are marauding under the European operator's manholes
Agere Amps Up NEC
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  Post a comment
High-profile vendor deal provides catalyst for bullish future claims
Hammerhead Nails $25M
News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  55 comments
Edge services startup says it's got the next-gen ATM and Frame Relay box that carriers are looking for
Study Quantifies Ethernet Opex Savings
News Analysis  | 
1/26/2004  |  9 comments
Exercise commissioned by Metro Ethernet Forum says carriers could cut average operating costs by 23%
Appian Closes With No Cigar
News Analysis  | 
1/23/2004  |  51 comments
After a roller-coaster start to 2004, Appian looks to have been derailed by France telecom
Mesh Casts Its Net
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/23/2004  |  1 comment
It's pitching radio networks for metropolitan areas, and a new standard
Nokia's WLAN Wonderings
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/23/2004  |  Post a comment
CEO's acquisition talk this week prompts speculation over its enterprise wireless LAN strategy
Euro Telcos Flirt With TV
News Analysis  | 
1/23/2004  |  3 comments
Pilots abound but most service providers don't think the world is quite ready for TV over DSL
Is Lucent Sounding Out Sonus?
News Analysis  | 
1/23/2004  |  19 comments
Cancelled earnings call spawns many theories, one of which has Sonus firming up a reseller deal with Lucent
Telcom Chips Get Happy
News Analysis  | 
1/23/2004  |  7 comments
Recovery is finally underway, according to some cheery earnings calls from the chip companies this week
Cable Broadband Prices Steady
News Analysis  | 
1/23/2004  |  2 comments
Point Topic research shows cable modem prices remained stable in 2003 in spite of DSL growth
Session Controllers Walk the Runway
News Analysis  | 
1/22/2004  |  3 comments
Folks gather in Paris to discuss some of the shortcomings of SIP session controller technology
UTStarcom Doubles Revenues in Q4
News Analysis  | 
1/22/2004  |  5 comments
UTStarcom reports another stellar quarter, but how long will the China miracle continue?
PMC Still Likes Storage
News Analysis  | 
1/22/2004  |  2 comments
The company hasn't found a good acquisition to catapult into storage networking, but it might not need one
Bluesocket CEO Unplugged
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/22/2004  |  Post a comment
Stop me if you've heard this one before, but WLAN startup Bluesocket is searching for a new, more experienced CEO
Another LU-LU
Column  | 
1/22/2004  |  41 comments
Rumors of Lucent's financial recovery are greatly exaggerated
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