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Telcordia Craves M&A Warchest
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

OSS firm is expecting its new owners to cough up hundreds of millions for new acquisitions

Vendors Split on TD-SCDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Network incumbents have mixed views on development of Chinese 3G standard with the ungainly abbreviation

Carrier Access CFO Quits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Stock falls 7 percent as CFO resigns, but analysts aren’t worried

Carrier Access CFO Quits
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Stock falls 7 percent as CFO resigns, but analysts aren’t worried UPDATED 12:50 PM

BT Escapes Breakup – for Now
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Regulator hasn't yet forced BT to split into separate businesses, but the threat clearly exists

LR Tags Top IPO Candidates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Get your wallets out, here are the seven finalists for the Leading Lights award for top IPO prospects

LR Tags Top IPO Candidates
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Get your wallets out, here are the seven finalists for the Leading Lights award for top IPO prospects

LR Produces Private Product Finalists
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Acopia, Force10, NetScaler, and Pedestal all step up with products worthy of Leading Lights consideration

MSOs Yawn at Lightspeed
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

They say announced SBC service is not viewed as a threat yet – but watch what they do, not what they say

Nextel Eyes $1B Network Saving
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/18/2004

'Enormous' vendor interest in national wireless broadband network could drive down costs

You Can Call Him 'Chip'
The Philter | 11/18/2004

From the FTTP Front Lines, Part II
The Philter | 11/18/2004

Telcordia to Announce Sale Today
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

SAIC will announce the sale of Telcordia today, but what are its new owners getting?

HR Sees Ethernet Services Explosion
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Network operators are charging ahead with Ethernet services, even though the market's not that big (yet)

Microsoft Finally Gaining TV Traction
BroadBananas | 11/17/2004

UTStarcom, Myrio Have Their IPTV
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Products, partnerships, and premier customers are all on the IPTV news today. So who's doing what?

Masergy Makes Layer 3 Jump
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

The Ethernet VPN provider has deployed Alcatel 7750 routers, displacing Extreme's BlackDiamond in its POPs

LR's Public Service Finalists
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

AT&T, Cablevision, Savvis, and Vodafone get Leading Lights finalist nods for best new service offering

LR M&A Strategy Finalists Step Up
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Three big names and one lesser-known: Alcatel, Cisco, Juniper, and Tekelec make their mark with many deals

Cisco Jumps on Jahi
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Stumps up $16M for Lilliputian network management specialist – that's $800K per employee

MMO2 Ups German Investment
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

European carrier set to invest up to $2 billion in own UMTS network

Megisto Gleams at StarHub
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Unveils small deal at Singapore carrier – hey, they all count!

SBC Awards Microsoft $400M IPTV Deal
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Software giant wins 10-year IPTV middleware deal. But is the price too low? UPDATED 11AM

Synergy: Switches Sizzle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Research firm says the overall enterprise WLAN business is worth a cool $320.7M

Ellacoya Introduces New Service Control Switch
BroadBananas | 11/16/2004

Ellacoya Networks has introduced a new IP service control switch, dubbed the e30. With the ability to support more 64,000 broadband subscribers, the e30 offers twice the performance of Ellacoya's existing 16000 Switch

LR Best Product Finalists Revealed
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Alcatel, Cisco, Ciena, Juniper, net.com, Spirent score in Leading Lights Best New Product, Public Company category

LR Public Statesman Finalists Unmasked
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

And now, without further ado, the finalists for the Leading Lights Public Company Industry Statesman award

Moto Gets Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Motorola buys startup partner for mesh networking know-how

Vendors Prep for IMS Fight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Unstrung Insider uncovers bevy of incumbents battling to secure carrier deals

Converge It & They Will Come
Column | 11/16/2004

Is 'If You Build It, They Will Come' coming back?

Converge It & They Will Come
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/16/2004

Is 'If You Build It, They Will Come' coming back?

Juniper Trumps Cisco's China Deal
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Claims the core of China Telecom's IP buildout, while Cisco gets nudged to the edge UPDATED 6PM

Startup Statesmen Sought for Finals
Column | 11/16/2004

The Leading Lights awards finalists will be announced shortly. But one category needs more heroes

MSPPizza to Go at Cisco
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

The company joins the micro-MSPP craze with a pizza-box version of its ONS optical transport line

Huawei Set for $5B in 2004
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Executive tells media that revenues are on course for $5 billion this year and $7 billion in 2005

Azure Aquires Anite
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Azure's M&A run continues as it pays a pittance for interconnect billing firm

AMCC to Lay Off 150
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

One fifth of the workforce is being cut as the struggling chip vendor strains for profitability

Avici Cans Kaufman, Leans on Leighton
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

AT&T veteran takes the helm at Avici as the board ousts CEO Steve Kaufman

Juniper's Thinking Extreme
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Why Juniper has shopped for an Ethernet switching player in the past – and why it may be happening again

IP Multimedia Subsystems: Easy Does It
LR Mobile Column | 11/15/2004

IP Multimedia Subsystems
For mobile operators working to roll out mass-market mobile data services, IMS technology may just be the answer to their prayers

BT Puts IPTV to the Test
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

The UK incumbent is testing multiple systems, including some from ‘the East,’ with trials planned for 2005

Juniper's Extreme Thoughts Are Back
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Why Juniper has shopped for an Ethernet switching player in the past – and why it may be happening again

Clarity Is the Spice of Life
The Philter | 11/15/2004

Aruba Targets Wired World
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Startup extends security to include wired as well as wireless LANs UPDATED 5:00 PM

Network Duo Linked to Cingular
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Analysts cite Ericsson and Lucent as main suppliers of W-CDMA network

Startup Statesmen Sought for Finals
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Yes, the Leading Lights awards finalists will be announced shortly. But at least one category needs more heroes

FCC Opens Safety Floodgates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/12/2004

FCC memo opens way for mesh WLAN players to tap into lucrative public safety market

Procket's Other Assets Hit the Block
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

It's one heck of a garage sale, as Procket's collection of routers and servers goes up for auction

Calix Picking Public Beancounters
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Says search for a compliance cop doesn't mean it's gearing up for a public offering. Riiighhht

Report: PMC, Watch Your Back
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Competitors in Ethernet-over-Sonet chips are ready to cut into PMC's market share

Telcordia About to Be Sold
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Media reports suggest a pair of buyout firms are close to buying the OSS giant for $1.3 billion

Vodafone 3G: Party On!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Unstrung mingles with the celebs at swanky London bash

SBC Sheds Light on 'Lightspeed'
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Says its plan to reach 18 million households with advanced IP services by 2007 will save it $300M a year

ECI Reports Burnin' Earnings
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Company says increases in revenue and net income will continue

BT Faces 21st Century Dilemma
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Carrier's Retail and Wholesale divisions face a big decision about the unbundling of broadband access gear

Alcatel Tangos With Datang
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/11/2004

As expected, French incumbent partners on Chinese 3G standard

Nortel: Financial Stuff Really Complex
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Another update. Another delay. This time, Nortel says its 'double-checking' its revenue UPDATED 2:45PM

ICSA Gang Rolls Out Security Specs
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Teros and buddies have issued security testing standards – will Cisco and Juniper agree?

Chinese Competitors Chew at Cisco
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Cisco CEO says product integration is a key to beating the Chinese vendors' bargain basement prices

NTL and Telewest Merger Rumored Again
BroadBananas | 11/10/2004

C&W Chops & Changes
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Cuts staff, shifts HQ, shuffles board, appoints a man with two surnames as it tries to find its feet again

More Enron Assets up for Grabs
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Some 1,700 route miles of stranded fiber capacity from the bubble years is ripe for the picking

Asia Carriers Live in Interesting Times
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

China Netcom to IPO, ZTE gets closer to HK listing, Japan's carriers lay out their numbers and fiber plans

Extricom’s 'Perfect' WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Startup makes bold claims in effort to attract OEM customers

Cisco Leans on AirDefense
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Confirms speculation it is to deploy IDS kit from startup

Cable MSO Mobile Alliance a Smashing Idea
BroadBananas | 11/9/2004

Yesterday CDN Editor Alan Breznick blogged on a report that U.S. cable operators are negotiating with investment bankers to form a mobile joint venture. While a cable wireless venture is a linguistic oxymoron, it is a smashing idea. Here's why.

Cisco Disappoints With Q1
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

As expected, Cisco reports a flat quarter, and investors aren't happy

Kaplan the 'Visionary'
The Philter | 11/9/2004

The China Syndrome
The Philter | 11/9/2004

FCC Shields VOIP From States
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

FCC says that Vonage's VOIP service is not subject to certain state regulations

HR Unties Sonus/Marconi Tie-Up
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Heavy Reading analyst says the flexibility of its media gateway could pay dividends for Sonus

Redback and ECI Buddy Up
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Another Redback partnership gives the company more reach into larger carriers

CSR Breaks Into 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Bluetooth stalwart outlines plans for wireless LAN push

Cisco Disappoints With Q1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2004

As expected, Cisco reports a flat quarter, and investors aren't happy

Testing Minnow Crosses Atlantic
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

UK VOIP test vendor Arca reckons the market is ripe enough for a solo assault on the US

Headcount: Cutting the Fat (Really)
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

SBC cuts; Axiowave cuts; Verizon cuts, then adds; something's amiss at Network Elements

Nortel Seeks Marketing Makeover
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Nortel is launching a new ad campaign complete with TV spots, but a gloomy pall still hangs on the company

Foundry Drops 10-GigE Prices
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

An 8-port module brings prices down to $2,500 per port, giving Cisco a run for its money

AirDefense Secures Cisco?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Startup is linked to deal with 802.11 enterprise market giant

Nortel Seeks Marketing Makeover
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Nortel is launching a new ad campaign complete with TV spots, but a gloomy pall still hangs on the company

BT Goes Global – Again!
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Shares dip as BT announces the acquisition of international service provider Infonet in a deal worth $965M

Floridian Sues Cisco Over Router Patents
News Analysis | 11/5/2004

A self-taught telecom expert claims to hold key router patents that Cisco violates; Dr Roberts weighs in

802.11 Preps for Shakeout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/5/2004

Unstrung poll confirms fears that the WLAN equipment market is set for turbulent times

Black Market Offers Cisco's PIX
News Analysis | 11/5/2004

The Source Code Club, a hacker group that emerged in July, claims to have Cisco firewall code for sale

Charter Posts HSD, Voice & Digital Gains as Basic Declines
BroadBananas | 11/4/2004

Charter Communications reported its third quarter operating results today. While the MSO improved its high-speed data, voice and digital video subscriber additions in Q3, Charter's analog basic cable product suffered, losing 58,600 subscribers.

Alcatel Faces SEC Inquiry
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2004

The SEC has started an informal inquiry into the vendor's connection with a bribery scandal in Costa Rica

Alcatel Faces Informal SEC Inquiry
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

The SEC has started an informal inquiry into the vendor's connection with a bribery scandal in Costa Rica

ATCA's at a Fork in the Road
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Programmable chip vendors could stand to benefit as ATCA interconnect standards battle it out

ATCA's at a Fork in the Road
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Programmable chip vendors could stand to benefit as ATCA interconnect standards battle it out

From the FTTP Front Lines
The Philter | 11/4/2004

Will CoSine Get Carved Up?
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

CoSine's future is still uncertain, though it could still be bailed out

Bring a Friend, Learn Sonet
The Philter | 11/4/2004

Video in Demand
Column | 11/4/2004

Whether it's via FTTN or FTTP, service providers need video to compete

This Is Really What PR Sounds Like
The Philter | 11/4/2004

ProQuent Ain't Spent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Startup touts UK carrier deal as proof of life

Report: NTT Plans FTTH Blowout
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Unconfirmed report suggests a near $50B fiber network expansion by Japan's NTT in the coming five years

Asset Writedown Hurts MCI
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Carrier reports net loss of $3.4 billion in Q3 as it cuts the value of its network

Time Warner Cable Q3 Results Lack Sizzle
BroadBananas | 11/3/2004

While Comcast and Cox Communications reported record-setting results for quarterly cable modem subscriber additions in Q3, Time Warner Cable managed only to improve over its horrific Q2 performance.

AFC Working on Alltel Contract
The Philter | 11/3/2004

Wails From Wales
The Philter | 11/3/2004

Headlines & Legends
The Philter | 11/3/2004

Kagoor Gets Hot With Lucent
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Lucent signs reseller deal with session border controller vendor, supplies kit to Israeli operator Hot Telecom

Cisco CTO Whips WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Giancarlo says Cisco is picking ultrawideband over WiMax, calls powerline broadband a 'non-market'

Continuous Computing Opens Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Previously muted vendor talks up customer wins amid mumblings of future public offering

Cisco CTO Whips WiMax
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Giancarlo says Cisco is picking ultrawideband over WiMax, calls powerline broadband a 'non-market'

OSS Firms in M&A Frenzy
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

With Evolving and Azure both buying, the telecom software market is consolidating – and none too soon

Redux, Lycium Tie the Knot
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Two Israeli companies developing pseudowire chips have decided to join forces

Kinder, Gentler, Wireless Video
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2004

Avaya's new technology could make you a better person... or something

Crook Indicted by FBI
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

Jerry Crook steps down as CEO of Cramer Systems as he's charged with securities fraud at a previous firm

Report: Chiaro Courting ECI
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

The core-router startup might have found a big ally, as ECI might be considering an acquisition

Juniper's Wireless Hole
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2004

Where is Juniper's enterprise wireless LAN strategy?

Scary Terry
The Philter | 11/2/2004

Another Reason to Vote
The Philter | 11/2/2004

Post-Election FCC Makeover Likely
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

No matter who wins today, changes are coming at the Commission. Is Copps the 'Grim Reaper'?

Allot's 5-Gbit/s Gamble
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

With 5-Gbit/s throughput, Allot's new traffic manager is fast indeed. But is it too early to be relevant?

Proxim's WiMax Path
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2004

Proxim updates broadband wireless line as it looks forward to WiMax

Bandwidth9 Sells Assets
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

NeoPhotonics, which loaned cash to the beleaguered laser company, now owns the intellectual property

Work Poll: Offshoring Gathers Steam
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

Our readers say that offshoring isn't going away anytime soon...

VSNL Buys Tyco's Subsea Network
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

Indian op pays fraction of build cost for Tyco's subsea network, but it still might not be a bargain

Valley Wonk: Chips Are Down
Column | 11/1/2004

Watch what chipmakers do, not what they say

Starent Confirms Virgin Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2004

As predicted here, wireless router startup notches up another carrier win

ZTE Nears HK IPO
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

As it boosts its revenues and profits, ZTE gets approval from Chinese regulator to list shares in Hong Kong

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