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Content posted in August 2002
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The Pink Palm?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/30/2002  |  Post a comment
Are "wireless Web" users (ahem) dual-mode?
Fujitsu Makes More Cuts
NFOEC News Analysis  | 
8/30/2002  |  19 comments
Six hundred jobs go as FNC readies a new access product for NFOEC
10-Gig Transceiver Market Set to Soar
News Analysis  | 
8/30/2002  |  22 comments
Shipments will quadruple by 2005, driven initially by enterprise applications, some say **UPDATED 9/12/02 9AM**
Paltrow's Massive Wedge
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/30/2002  |  Post a comment
A-list star splashes out on outrageously expensive handset, says our Hollywood reporter (based in London)
Sonera Confuses 3G With 2G
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/30/2002  |  Post a comment
Finnish operator to launch '3G services' on its 2G network using current 2G phones. Real 3G delayed to 2003
TelStrat Swims Upstream
NFOEC News Analysis  | 
8/30/2002  |  3 comments
Small, profitable equipment company prepares to make a splash in the access market
Is Sycamore Startup Hunting?
News Analysis  | 
8/30/2002  |  19 comments
Company seems to be surveying multiservice switch startups from atop its mountain of cash
Cerf Weighs In on AT&T-vs.-UUNet
News Analysis  | 
8/29/2002  |  16 comments
Vinton Cerf launches his volley in the debate on the Internet traffic of WorldCom vs. AT&T UPDATED 8/30 12 PM
Trust Is Key to Wireless VPNs
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/29/2002  |  Post a comment
Wireless Oracle finds enterprises wanting secure data access mobility find it hard to entrust a VPN solution to a third party
MobilCom Checks Into 3G's ER
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/29/2002  |  Post a comment
Teetering on brink of bankruptcy and set to become the latest casualty of the German UMTS pileup, France Telecom is its lifeline
Cisco's Security on a Switch
News Analysis  | 
8/29/2002  |  15 comments
Cisco announces integrated security services on a switch; a big deal, however you slice it
Marconi: The Deal Is Done
News Analysis  | 
8/29/2002  |  12 comments
Marconi's got a fresh start that puts its focus on optical and calls for asset sales. What's next? UPDATED 2 PM
Wireless Culture Clash
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  Post a comment
The naked truth about the difference between the Korean and US mobile markets
Telecom Gear Makers Get EMS
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  2 comments
Contract manufacturers are becoming more important to gear makers as the downturn wears on
Billions Hang on EC Judgment
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile and mmO2 await green light from Brussels for 3G facility-sharing plans that would save billions of Euros
Hatteras Bucks Up for RBOC Campaign
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  4 comments
The Ethernet access startup will use new funding to pursue deep-pocketed RBOCs. It won't be easy
WorldCom Faces Increasing Difficulties
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  9 comments
Documents reveal that WorldCom executives received large amounts of IPO shares from SSB
Nortel's Bottom Sags
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  Post a comment
Yet another warning begs the question: How low can NT (and others like it) go before things turn around?
Nortel's Bottom Sags
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  57 comments
Yet another warning begs the question: How low can NT (and others like it) go before things turn around?
Zwan Responds on DIGL Stock Deals
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2002  |  25 comments
Light Reading’s article last week elicited a swift response from his lawyer
T-Mobile: WLAN Loner
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  Post a comment
Could T-Mobile's HotSpot strategy push smaller rivals into each other's arms?
Can Intel Make Transceiver Peace?
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  2 comments
Intel's new XPAK transceiver could help unification of competing specs... or betray a hidden agenda
Can SBC Spark Interest in QOS?
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  24 comments
SBC has partnered with Sitara Networks to offer quality of service to enterprise customers. Is it too late?
Fat Cat Pay Roils Readers
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  5 comments
Bitterness over excessive exec compensation runs deep in the telecom industry, according to a Light Reading poll
Crescendo Corps Soars at Cisco
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  1 comment
Nearly 9 years after their company was bought, Crescendo biggies still have top jobs at Cisco UPDATED 8/28 10AM
Bidder Emerges for Finnish 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  Post a comment
Or is that bidders? Hutchison continues its 3G crusade for Telia's Finnish assets, but does it have a clear run?
Smits Quits KPN
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  Post a comment
Head of Dutch telco's mobile division heads for the door marked Exit. He is in esteemed company
Poll: Wall St. Research Panned
News Analysis  | 
8/27/2002  |  2 comments
Analysts get a bashing for their 'mediocre' performance and fat paychecks in our August Research Poll
Wanted! Service Provider Pros
Column  | 
8/27/2002  |  8 comments
Wanted! Service Provider Pros – Stephen Saunders
Flying Phones of Finland
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  Post a comment
The fickle finger of fate falls on Finnish farmer in phone-flinging finals
Juniper's GGSN Gamble?
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  18 comments
The firm could build its own wireless router, depending on how relationships with Ericsson & Siemens shake out
Juniper's GGSN Gamble?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  2 comments
The firm could build its own wireless router, depending on how its relationships with Ericsson and Siemens shake out
Fultz Joins AcceLight as CEO
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  26 comments
The Pied Piper of acquisitions has just joined AcceLight as CEO. Is this startup as good as sold?
CoSine Flies From Spanish Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  4 comments
Insists it walked away from a contract, won by Lucent, for a Barcelona-based CLEC
Back From the Edge -- With an Edge
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  5 comments
Marconi's likely refinancing raises questions over whether such deals perpetuate the telecom industry's problems
Inkra Bags $30.1M
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  1 comment
Inkra has received its second round of funding, but will that be enough to carry it to profitability?
Ample Crams in the Ports
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2002  |  7 comments
Silicon startup says it can help system vendors boost the capacity of their existing equipment by a factor of four
Smile, You're on Cellular Camera
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/23/2002  |  Post a comment
Integrated imaging is the next crucial step in the growth of MMS and other wireless photo systems
Cisco's Creative Andiamo Options
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2002  |  34 comments
Why were ordinary Cisco stock options not good enough for the Andiamo crew?
Resellers Pick Up Some Slack
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2002  |  9 comments
Telecom equipment resellers look to fill in the gaps as vendors worldwide outsource sales and marketing
Riverstone Stock Sinks, Company Shifts
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2002  |  21 comments
Stock hammered to under $1 after the company announces a 30% layoff and shifts focus to enterprise networks
Opto Units: Red Tag Sale
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2002  |  6 comments
It's a buyer's market as both Agere and Nortel try to unload their opto businesses. Might Intel or JSDU bite?
3G's Very Own Bull
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/23/2002  |  Post a comment
Hutchison bucks the trend by talking up 3G rollout and splurging on retail outlets, but UK pricing report creates controversy
NetScreen Acquires OneSecure
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  1 comment
NetScreen plans to acquire OneSecure and its intrusion detection technology. What's it mean for the industry?
Sonim SIPs $18.6M Funding
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  Post a comment
Can a SIP startup persuade the GPRS world to adopt a SIP-based "push-to-talk" system?
Kalkhoven: 'It's the End User, Stupid!'
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  265 comments
Former JDSU CEO urges optical companies to find new markets by examining what end users want
Will SEC Ruling Make a Mess?
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  3 comments
The SEC bans the way many carriers account for capacity swaps. How many will have to restate earnings?
Flarion: 'Europe's Ready for Us'
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  1 comment
Bedminster's OFDM crew sweeps into Europe with a mission to subvert the continent's wireless operators
Dune Digs Up $24M
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  5 comments
Stealthy chip startup Dune Networks may be targeting terabit switch fabrics and packet processing
Ciena Follows the Incumbents
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  36 comments
Reports weak Q3 earnings. Incumbents abroad have helped. But will the company be able to crack RBOCs at home?
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