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Content posted in May 2004
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Interoute Buys Euro Network
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5/20/2004  |  Post a comment
Pan-European carrier expands eastward with Cecom acquisition, says there's more M&A action on the way
Saunders Assist Leads Cosmos to Victory
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5/20/2004  |  1 comment
Raynovich flubs breakaway, nearly blows game; ringer saves the day
Ciena Gets a Grilling
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5/20/2004  |  10 comments
Stock plunges as CEO is forced on the defensive over weak results and impact of job cuts on customers
Lucent Falls Wide
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5/20/2004  |  Post a comment
Lack of Wideband-CDMA success has contributed to major fall in network market share, says Gartner
Tellabs Buys AFC for $1.9 Billion
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5/20/2004  |  17 comments
Tellabs acquires a major position in the access gear market with acquisition UPDATED 11AM
Azimuth Goes Wild
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5/20/2004  |  Post a comment
Test gear vendor sniffs out a partner in WildPackets
DARPA Starts 100-Tbit Router Race
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5/20/2004  |  Post a comment
The US goverment has funded two projects to develop an optical packet router capable of scaling to 100 Tbit/s
Verizon Flaunts Fiber Plan
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5/19/2004  |  Post a comment
Verizon launches its FTTP rollout with strategy and circumstance
Tasman: Lucky Seventh Round?
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5/19/2004  |  Post a comment
The former Tiara Networks picks up $14.4M in a Series G round that officials really believe will be the last
WiMax Fights Nordic Brush-Off
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5/19/2004  |  Post a comment
Kool-aid drinkin' analysts claim absence of Nokia and Ericsson won't harm prospects for the WiMax industry
Startups Size Up Supercomm
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5/19/2004  |  14 comments
For a first-time exhibitor, there's no right answer to: How big is too big?
Data Center Power Play
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5/19/2004  |  Post a comment
British Columbia is rounding up 400 servers from remote offices and collapsing them into 90 data centers
Verizon's FTTP Demo Helps AFC
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
5/19/2004  |  16 comments
RBOC plans to talk up its commitments to FTTP today, which could help restore investor confidence in AFC
Cometa Closes
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5/18/2004  |  1 comment
Once-ambitious hotspot startup shuts up shop
Alcatel Strengthens Service Edge Story
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
5/18/2004  |  1 comment
Enhances its 7670 routing switch platform, hints about significant wins with US carriers
McLean Follows Manic
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5/18/2004  |  1 comment
Another Trapezoid marketeer has left for Peribit... something in the water, perhaps?
AT&T Maven: 'Clean Up Your Networks'
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5/18/2004  |  2 comments
AT&T exec tells packed Light Reading conference that packet-aware Sonet kit can streamline chaotic metro networks
JDSU Buys E2O
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5/18/2004  |  8 comments
JDSU is buying folks again! For $60 million cash, the optics giant boosts its datacom portfolio and customer roster
PicoChip Hot on WiMax
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5/18/2004  |  Post a comment
Startup claims its software radio technology will keep base stations WiMax-compliant
Ericsson Cool on WiMax
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Swedish vendor is latest big name to take a wary stance on future MAN plans
SEC Details Lucent Fraud Charges
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5/18/2004  |  1 comment
Lucent says it's settled for $25M, but embarrassing questions linger: What were the board and top execs doing?
VC Does It!
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5/17/2004  |  Post a comment
Good Technology rakes in $45M and Sirific gets $17M, proving once and for all: It's VC like Monday morning
Cisco's IOS Code 'Compromised'
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5/17/2004  |  28 comments
Cisco's network was hacked and some IOS 12.3 code lifted, according to a weekend report UPDATED 6PM
AFC Chief Says Sale Makes Sense
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5/17/2004  |  3 comments
Morgan Keegan issues note discussing possible AFC-Tellabs marriage, supporting Light Reading's earlier reporting
Patrick Rafter Departs
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5/17/2004  |  Post a comment
'Ideas man' leaves Bluesocket to join some other startup we don't write about
Russia Preps for 3G
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5/17/2004  |  Post a comment
Analysts cite recent subscriber boom and 3G network trials as evidence of healthy future market
Hammerhead Strikes at the Edge
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5/17/2004  |  19 comments
Yet another company joins the multiservice edge race, with a Layer 2 box meant to fit both ATM and MPLS networks
Cox Declares VOIP 'Ready for Prime Time'
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5/17/2004  |  Post a comment
The cable company sees 40 percent per-customer savings from VOIP
Nortel Bigwigs Miss User Conference
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5/17/2004  |  5 comments
Attendees of the Nortel Carrier Inform conference say executives were noticeable by their absence
N+I: Best in Show
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5/14/2004  |  Post a comment
Behind the flashing lights, noise, and empty promises, the REAL stuff that was good at N+I
Airvana: The Quiet Startup
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5/14/2004  |  Post a comment
Infrastructure startup set to continue with successful low-key market strategy
The (Broad)Band Plays On
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5/14/2004  |  Post a comment
On Sunday, Telekom Austria is putting 23 musicians in 'private exile' for a virtual symphony performance over broadband
Work Poll: Clean Yer Boards
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5/14/2004  |  5 comments
Board directors need to be more objective and communicate more with their shareholders, says Light Reading poll
Nortel Gets Federal Subpoena
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5/14/2004  |  4 comments
The feds are poking around Nortel, as the multi-year accounting scandal continues to unfold
Session Controller IPO Scores Success
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5/14/2004  |  Post a comment
Newport Networks' value has risen 30% since trading started on Wednesday, and it has yet to launch a product
BellSouth Launches IP Centrex Service
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5/14/2004  |  2 comments
Lucent wins the equipment contract but the project is only an interim step toward a true hosted VOIP service
Telcordia Nearly Blew Granite Deal
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5/13/2004  |  3 comments
At the eleventh hour, it almost lost the acquisition to Amdocs, says source close to deal
Boffins Automate Backbones
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5/13/2004  |  4 comments
'Just in Time' protocol could reconfigure networks on the fly, many times more quickly than GMPLS
Nortel Denies Shunning Shasta
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5/13/2004  |  2 comments
Vendor scotches talk of PDSN replacement deal with startup Starent
Intec Confirms M&A Talks With ADC
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5/13/2004  |  Post a comment
Issues note to London Stock Exchange to say it's in negotiations to buy ADC's billing unit
Enterprise VOIP: Not So Fast
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5/13/2004  |  14 comments
Vendor announcements should be taken with a big pinch of salt
Path 1 Takes the Low Road
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5/13/2004  |  Post a comment
Launches low-end video-over-IP gateway, in an attempt to fend off heavyweight competition
Vivato Switches Sides
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5/13/2004  |  Post a comment
Startup unveils compact and bijou WLAN box -- just don't call it a switch
Cisco's HFR Gets Mod
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5/12/2004  |  56 comments
For Cisco's upcoming core router, a modular software overhaul is both a blessing and a curse, sources say
Light Reading Exposes Privates
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5/12/2004  |  39 comments
Oops! We did it again. Light Reading's list of the Top Ten Private Companies in the telecom space debuts today
WWP Scores With Brits
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5/12/2004  |  Post a comment
World Wide Packets sews up the UK cable market, but is there much else on the horizon?
Is Intec in Line for ADC's Billing Biz?
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5/12/2004  |  Post a comment
Sources suggest interconnect and mediation specialist is set to add ADC's billing unit to its growing portfolio
Symbol Crashes In
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5/12/2004  |  Post a comment
WLAN vendor makes a bold move into enterprise-wide mobile management software
Hutch Denies 3G Exit
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5/12/2004  |  Post a comment
Startup carrier remains bullish on future of troubled networks
Spirent Makes Services Play
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5/12/2004  |  Post a comment
Bids for test and measurement services revenues with structured offering of services, support, training
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