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Apertio Takes Soft Approach
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/22/2004

UK startup touts carrier wins in core network market

German Giant May Wield Axe
News Analysis | 12/22/2004

Media reports claim Deutsche Telekom is set to cut up to 20,000 jobs over the next three years

Axiowave Stung by Rent
News Analysis | 12/22/2004

As if things weren't bad enough, the core router startup gets called out for missing rent payments

Rethinking B-RAS in an IPTV World?
News Analysis | 12/22/2004

High-bandwidth IPTV services are raising questions over the optimal role and placement of the B-RAS

LR Publishes Telco Video Taxonomy
News Analysis | 12/22/2004

Aims to help service providers get more familiar with products and suppliers in emerging market

Enterprise Spending to Rise in ’05
News Analysis | 12/22/2004

Heavy Reading survey hints at a telecom recovery

Enterprise Spending to Rise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/22/2004

Heavy Reading survey hints at a telecom recovery in 2005

Unstrung Quotables 2004
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/21/2004

Being a collection of some of the funnier stuff wireless folks said in 2004

Service Providers See Growth in 2005
News Analysis | 12/21/2004

Heavy Reading survey shows 60% of carriers expect more than 10% revenue growth in 2005

EMC Gets Smarts
News Analysis | 12/21/2004

Will pay $260 million cash for network/systems management software player to augment its ILM program

Sprint Relies on Wireless
News Analysis | 12/21/2004

Operator sees revenue growth in 2005, but that's down to its wireless business

Convedia Bets on IP-Only Servers
News Analysis | 12/21/2004

It leads the IP media server space, but its fate may rest on how quickly service providers move toward VOIP

Sprint Relies on Wireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/21/2004

Operator sees revenue growth in 2005, but that's down to its wireless business

Lights, Camera, Monkey!
News Analysis | 12/20/2004

Larry the Light Reading Attack monkey launches his screen career; Light Reading editors keep their day jobs

Starent May Have Nortel Win
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/20/2004

Analyst report strengthens earlier rumors of OEM win for wireless router startup

BeamReach Fades Out
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/20/2004

Broadband wireless startup appears to have bitten the dust

Alcatel, Microsoft Tuning IPTV Deal
News Analysis | 12/20/2004

Industry insiders say the two powerhouses are set to join forces in a bid to dominate the IPTV system market

Cisco Picks Up Protego
News Analysis | 12/20/2004

Cisco snaps up security startup Protego Networks in a $65 million deal

Cogent Locks Onto Security Wave
News Analysis | 12/20/2004

Enters potentially lucrative field with two levels of protection for its network customers

Come WiFly With Me
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/17/2004

Vendors look forward to in-flight 802.11, while US airlines take a wait-and-see approach

A Night of Leading Lights
Slide Shows | 12/17/2004

Some snaps of wining, dining, monkeys, and absurdly heavy trophies at Light Reading's awards party

FCC Access Ruling Puzzles
News Analysis | 12/17/2004

FCC says the Baby Bells are not required to lease their networks to competing carriers

Sonet/SDH Dominates Ethernet Services
News Analysis | 12/17/2004

Sonet remains the technology of choice for providing Ethernet services for now, according to LR directory

Moto Strikes Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/17/2004

Touts three year iDEN deal at Nextel but analysts remain cautious on long-term prospects

LR Reveals Leading Lights Winners
News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Award winners in 11 categories revealed at Light Reading's inaugural awards dinner

From MeBay to Quadruple Play
News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Inside LR's Investment Conference, the 'smart money' combed the industry for sustainable new technology trends

FTTP Gives ADC a Boost
News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Revenues from Verizon help ADC beat forecasts, while other fiber plans could put a shine on 2005

Blind Research & Bad PR
The Philter | 12/16/2004

Thanks... I Think
The Philter | 12/16/2004

UK Regulator Slashes Unbundling Rates
News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Ofcom's ruling spells good news for BT's competitors and for access equipment vendors

Dude, There's My Carr!
News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Back in telecom, former Tellium CEO Harry Carr may be a bit wiser about stock options and executive loans

Agere Pitches Reverse Split
News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Come February, the company plans to ask shareholders for a reverse split with a ratio as wide as 1-for-40

Agere Pitches Reverse Split
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Come February, the company plans to ask shareholders for a reverse split with a ratio as wide as 1-for-40

LR Reveals Leading Lights
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/16/2004

Award winners in 11 categories revealed at Light Reading's inaugural awards dinner

Follow That Bert!
The Philter | 12/15/2004

The 100-Year Network
The Philter | 12/15/2004

Wireless Merger Favors Lucent, Nortel
News Analysis | 12/15/2004

A Sprint/Nextel combo could spell good news for the sales teams at Lucent and Nortel

Nortel's Numbers Disappoint
News Analysis | 12/15/2004

Embattled vendor finally releases revenue numbers, but investors and analysts are unimpressed

Nortel's Numbers Disappoint
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2004

Embattled vendor finally releases revenue numbers, but investors and analysts are unimpressed

Big Nords Wait on ATCA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2004

Unstrung Insider finds Ericsson and Nokia playing the waiting game as rivals prep for early adoption

Deal Solves Nextel 3G Dilemma
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2004

$35B merger with Sprint sees Nextel migrate to EV-DO technology at expense of Flarion’s Flash-OFDM

Ultrawideband Preps for CES
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2004

UWB chip vendors rev marketing ahead of 2005 Consumer Electronics Show

Juniper Appoints New CFO
News Analysis | 12/15/2004

Router giant appoints former Flextronics man as new financial chief. Analysts approve

Adtran's Early Warning
News Analysis | 12/15/2004

Adtran says its fourth quarter hiccup is due to soft bookings. But analysts say more info is needed

Software Battle Brews at Layer 2
News Analysis | 12/15/2004

IP routing specialist NextHop introduces a Layer 2 package, creating new front in embedded software

Ghost of Photonetics Rises
News Analysis | 12/15/2004

The remains of a company once bought for $1.05 billion live on in a little French startup called Kylia

Is Cisco Seeking Security?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/14/2004

M&A rumors say Cisco is looking to bolster its security story

Verizon's Sprint Bid Faces Hurdles
News Analysis | 12/14/2004

RBOC's reported offer for Sprint would need to overcome a host of obstacles, financial and regulatory

Verizon-Sprint Faces Hurdles
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/14/2004

RBOC's reported offer for Sprint would need to overcome a host of obstacles, financial and regulatory

Bend It Like Orthogon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/14/2004

Startup scores Moto OEM and funding deal but keeps it zipped on acquisition potential

ATCA: 3G Cost Cutter
LR Mobile Column | 12/14/2004

ATCA: 3G Cost Cutter
Mobile kit vendors are twigging to the potential benefits of AdvancedTCA, but practical concerns over timing and ROI still dominate thinking

Tekelec's Monday Blues
News Analysis | 12/14/2004

Tekelec starts the week badly as analysts downgrade, the CFO walks, and its stock slumps UPDATED 12:30 PM

Webinar Panelists Ponder PON Growth
News Analysis | 12/14/2004

The Asia/Pacific region leads the world in PON deployment while US carriers are slowly coming around

3Com Takes TippingPoint
News Analysis | 12/14/2004

3Com snaps up IPS specialist for $430M at a time when users are getting concerned about VOIP security

Hammerhead Retools MPLS Approach
News Analysis | 12/13/2004

Following a staff and executive overhaul, the company plans to serve the market with Dry Martinis

Transmode Gets $15M More
News Analysis | 12/13/2004

Swedish equipment startup scores an up round on the basis of a big OEM deal

Ericsson Hovers on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/13/2004

Swedish giant finally joins industry forum but isn’t jumping on hype bandwagon UPDATED 11:40AM

Picnic Marketing
The Philter | 12/13/2004

FastWeb Blows Hot for Wind
News Analysis | 12/13/2004

Triple-play pioneer eyes Italy's operator Wind, but it's not the only interested party

Urgence and Convergence
Column | 12/13/2004

Fixed-mobile convergence requires a step-by-step approach

Santa's Looking Jittery
The Philter | 12/13/2004

Telcordia Leaves Legal Luggage
News Analysis | 12/13/2004

Telcordia's parent SAIC could take a massive hit if the OSS firm loses its legal battle with Telkom

Cable Gets a Vault from VOIP
News Analysis | 12/13/2004

As bundled services become more popular, cable providers are signing up to 1,000 new VOIP customers a day

Nextel-Sprint: Winners & Losers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Nextel-Sprint hook up could make some kit vendors very happy. And a couple quite sad UPDATED 12/11 12:43 AM

Is mPhase Is Closed?
The Philter | 12/10/2004

Verso Aims to Stay Single
News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Despite new COO's reputation, Verso officials deny they're prepping to sell the company

10-Gig Gains Momentum
News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Is 10-Gigabit Ethernet finally breaking into the enterprise market after years in research labs?

ZTE Zooms on HK Debut
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Chinese vendor shows there's an appetite for new telecom stocks

Global Crossing Breathes Again
News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Carrier raises new funding to take it into 2005 as former executives face charges

ZTE Zooms on HK Debut
News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Chinese vendor shows there's an appetite for new telecom stocks

HomeNet Launches TriplePlay on IProvo
News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Triple-play provider launches first services on Utah's municipally-owned fiber network

Cisco Buys BCN Systems
News Analysis | 12/10/2004

Startup's price tag could climb as high as $122 million if it hits certain milestones

Siemens Buys Chantry
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/9/2004

German giant acquires enterprise WLAN startup for a rumored $85 million

ArrayComm Preps WiMax Move
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/9/2004

Set to announce market deals, keeps quiet on rumored Intel partnership

Convergence Ramps Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/9/2004

Heavy Reading finds that core network differences between fixed and mobile technologies are set to dissolve

Fixed/Mobile Convergence Ramps Up
News Analysis | 12/9/2004

Heavy Reading finds that core network differences between the two technologies are set to dissolve

Tony Li Returns to Cisco
News Analysis | 12/9/2004

The router-software expert has come full circle, returning to Cisco, confirms the routing giant

Verso's Extreme Makeover
News Analysis | 12/9/2004

Verso Technology with new prez will announce plans for a turnaround in a conference call today

Ciena Leaps on Better Outlook
News Analysis | 12/9/2004

Despite massive loss, stock up as equipment vendor beats revenue forecasts and sees further growth UPDATED 2:07 PM

Cisco's Virtualization Vision
News Analysis | 12/9/2004

Cisco CTO says convergence means services are added immediately and networks are more complicated

Three Jailed for Stealing Huawei Secrets
News Analysis | 12/9/2004

Question mark hangs over whether technology stolen by former Huawei engineers is now in UTStarcom equipment

Kasenna Leads IPTV Alliance
News Analysis | 12/9/2004

In a flood of IPTV news, Kasenna, Motorola, and net.com plan alliance to tackle US market

Cisco Test Finds the Spotlight
News Analysis | 12/8/2004

In touting the CRS-1 router to analysts, Cisco gives props to the recent EANTC/Light Reading test

Cisco Sees Big, Bold Growth
News Analysis | 12/8/2004

The company may be aiming for some short-term gains out of its long-term projections, analysts say

Huawei Wins in West
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/8/2004

Chinese vendor scores first US deal, confirms European UMTS win at Telfort UPDATED! 12/09

Jan 10 Is Nortel's F-Day
News Analysis | 12/8/2004

Nortel will unveil unaudited numbers next week, and plans to start filing full statements on Jan. 10. Stock jumps

IDT Seeks Sole Control of Net2Phone
News Analysis | 12/8/2004

Set to buy Liberty Media's stake and take control of VOIP carrier

Thinking, Fighting Machines
The Philter | 12/8/2004

Wireless Bytes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/8/2004

Enterprise startups are busy touting public access deals

Japan Dominates VOIP Over DSL
News Analysis | 12/8/2004

VOIP over broadband may be hot, but there are only 5 million users globally and they're nearly all in Japan!

Chambers Strolls the Crowd
The Philter | 12/7/2004

Cisco Rolls Out Roadmaps
News Analysis | 12/7/2004

With competitors dropping prices and beefing up R&D, Cisco highlights customer productivity

VOIP for Life?
News Analysis | 12/7/2004

Wholesaler's $999 lifetime phone service offer highlights the cutthroat nature of residential VOIP pricing

Euro Giants Buy Back Offspring
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/7/2004

Telecom Italia wants its mobile arm; Deutsche Telekom wants to lock down German broadband market

Euro Giants Buy Back Offspring
News Analysis | 12/7/2004

While Telecom Italia wants its mobile arm back, Deutsche Telekom wants to lock down the German broadband market

HP Ratchets Up Ethernet Price War
News Analysis | 12/7/2004

HP details its long-term network strategy, including price cuts and 'intelligent' edge devices

Flarion Unwires Amarillo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/7/2004

New Flarion market trial proves that not everything is bigger in Texas

BellSouth: Access Will Rise Again
News Analysis | 12/7/2004

Provides guidance on high-speed access strategy, says it will stick to FTTC plans

Headcount: A Pox on Petaluma?
News Analysis | 12/6/2004

Mahi restructures, Verilink adds a CFO, Veraz and Hammerhead get new CEOs, and much, much more

MMO2 Preps for HSDPA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/6/2004

Manx deployment with Lucent gear marks beginning of European plans

Telecom: The Next Generation
Column | 12/6/2004

Cash flow + new technology = rebirth

Lucent Linked to More Cingular Booty
News Analysis | 12/6/2004

Vendor tipped to secure $500 million slice of network consolidation contract

Lucent Linked to Cingular Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/6/2004

Vendor tipped to secure $500 million slice of network consolidation contract

Insider Sees 'Calm' Capex Growth
News Analysis | 12/6/2004

Says big carrier capex will increase slightly next year, but capex-to-income ratios will stay at historic norms

Insider Sees Capex Growth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/6/2004

Says big carrier capex will increase slightly next year, but capex-to-income ratios will stay at historic norms

Cisco Scores CRS-1 Customers
News Analysis | 12/6/2004

Announces its first CRS-1 sales, a partnership with Fujitsu, its IP NGN plan, and the half-sized CRS-1

Cogent Buys Piece of Verio
News Analysis | 12/3/2004

Will migrate 2,400 customers to its optical backbone in coming months. Price is undisclosed

Hotspots Risk Early Grave
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2004

Unstrung poll suggests market is in need of rescue

NEC Scores With ATCA Core
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2004

Japanese 3G vendor says it has deployed over 100 xGSN mobile packet core nodes

Juniper Unveils the TX
News Analysis | 12/3/2004

Its answer to Cisco's CRS-1 is out, on the heels of some marketshare gains by Juniper in the network core

ZTE Sets IPO Price at HK$22
News Analysis | 12/3/2004

Chinese vendor on course to raise $450M+ from Hong Kong IPO as it sells its shares at the top of the range

Juniper Spikes M&A Rumors
News Analysis | 12/3/2004

Juniper CEO is quoted in Europe as ready to spend on acquisitions, but Juniper claims it was a misquote

IBM & Proxim: MANly Friends
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2004

Pair sneak out details of resale agreement

Euro Carriers Go Xmas Shopping
News Analysis | 12/3/2004

As BT splashes out in Italy, other carriers look to build stronger positions in Northern and Eastern Europe

TI Dominating Cable VoIP Market
BroadBananas | 12/3/2004

Ciena Invests in Turin
News Analysis | 12/2/2004

After paying $1B for an MSPP in 2000, Ciena invests $5M+ in the multiservice Sonet startup and will OEM its gear

Chiaro Lands ECI Investment
News Analysis | 12/2/2004

The core-router startup finally finds a partner, as ECI invests and takes an option to acquire

PCCW Drops Navini
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/2/2004

Shuns 802.16 vendor in favor of UMTS-TDD startup IPWireless

Alcatel Cancels New Litespan DLC
News Analysis | 12/2/2004

It's lights out for the Alcatel 7201 as the company shifts focus to its IP DSLAM product

"I'm Talk. Wanna Drunk?"
The Philter | 12/2/2004

Did Cogent's Aleron Buy Boost Cisco?
News Analysis | 12/2/2004

Conspiracy theories abound about Cogent's recent acquisitions and its murky path to profitability

S&P: RBOC Credit Ratings Slip
News Analysis | 12/2/2004

Competition from cable keeps the heat on the RBOCs, but wireless networks give the big carriers some relief

Tekelec Rings True at Cingular
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2004

Sources say Tekelec has landed a media gateway deal as part of Cingular's upgrade

Tekelec Rings True at Cingular
News Analysis | 12/1/2004

Sources say Tekelec has landed a media gateway deal as part of Cingular's upgrade

Marconi, Italtel Score at C&W
News Analysis | 12/1/2004

C&W's expanding broadband business is building out with Italtel softswitches and Marconi access hubs

BellSouth Picks IPTV Finalists
News Analysis | 12/1/2004

Analyst says Alcatel has the inside track to lucrative contract

Cingular Confirms 3G Trio
News Analysis | 12/1/2004

Analyst says Nortel's accounting scandals may have cost it a cherry deal

Aruba Loses CFO, VP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2004

Startup plays down latest high-level departures UPDATED 12/3

Tellabs & AFC: Together at Last!
News Analysis | 12/1/2004

Tellabs' $1.5 billion acquisition of AFC is done, leaving former AFC CEO sitting pretty and analysts unimpressed

Cingular Confirms 3G Trio
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2004

Ericsson, Lucent, and Siemens win share of lucrative UMTS deal as Nortel is kicked out

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