9:10 AM Alcatel-Lucent gets disruptive in mobile
An Ethernet ring protocol has evolved into an ITU standard that gives Extreme Networks something to crow about
Telenor and Tele2 post Q4s, PacketFront does gigabit-to-the-home and TalkTalk admits to billing carnage in today's Euronews roundup
5:15 PM Do 'public-private partnerships' include county and muni participation?
No details yet, but he's promising a shift from voice to broadband and elimination of the complex intercarrier compensation process
North American MSOs have paused new SDV deployments. BigBand sees them picking up again in the second half, but analysts aren't so sure
1:30 PM Elop's appointment at Nokia kicked off a series of upper-level changes
Nokia's Elop is planning to overhaul its executive team. Here's our list of whom we think the Finnish handset maker should recruit
12:15 PM Rural carriers seem to have learned from their mistakes and are making headway in the race to provide 4G services
Elsewhere: FCC eyes broadband subsidies and the FBI books former Cox employee for putting porn in Comcast's Super Bowl feed in 2009
Ahead of the Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Graham Finnie looks at the evolution of policy control deployments and talks about the operators' ongoing efforts to engage with app developers
Extreme Networks is putting its latest bet behind MPLS-TP, a move that edges PBB-TE even further toward the sidelines
Philippines operator Smart Communications unveils a branded smartphone, complete with Wholesale Applications Community widgets
Alcatel-Lucent has seen the mobile future, and it doesn't involve traditional base stations
Nokia management braces for a cull, TeliaSonera looks to Poland and Vodafone puts out the Gingerbread in today's Euro telecom news digest
Updates to the network optimization vendor's Unison platform can mean 50% more capacity for wireless operators and OEMs
Cisco is getting Inlet for $95M, but why didn't it pull the trigger when another adaptive bit rate specialist was on the block?
Nokia doesn't want to be a joke, Verizon breaks records and a whole lot of release dates make up this week's OS diary
12:30 PM It's up to the Internet community to make sure the dwindling resource of numbers isn't missed
Cisco buys into adaptive bit rate streaming and revs up its TV Everywhere play by forking over $95M for Inlet Technologies
Elsewhere: Mediacom sets vote on privacy bid, TiVo shines light on ad ratings and China's version of YouTube rakes in some big bucks
BT's CTO/CIO Clive Selley talks about the 21CN, voice service innovation, wireless spectrum, and West Ham's prospects in the Premier League (yes, some good ol' soccer banter)
9:50 AM 'The Internet isn't about to topple over...'
Pre-order sellout suggests the new version of the iPhone 4 will be a big seller, as the operator reportedly plans 3G data-throttling measures for heavy users
Merchant chips pack dozens of 10GE ports and have reached 100G. How much longer will systems vendors rely on ASICs?
9:00 AM Showing off the pilot Chrome OS laptop. It even works!
Lars attacks, France Telecom makes it official on fiber and Vodafone disowns Mubarak messages in today's Euro telecom news digest
Canadian regulator delays imposing usage-based billing on smaller ISPs amid pressure from consumer groups and the government
9:15 AM It's a good time to be an optical company. When does it stop?
5:25 PM Spain's largest MSO isn't doing Videoscape ... yet
The new AT&T Foundry is just a building, but the carrier says it represents a whole new approach to innovation
Cisco wants the FCC to put the AllVid proposal on ice because the market for smart video devices is already heating up
Nokia's E7 schedule may have slipped again, at least in the UK
Wholesale carrier plans to dominate IP and Ethernet services for Tier 2, 3 and 4 markets in Western US
Bidders reportedly include patent houses, big tech companies – and Huawei and ZTE
A provocative study commissioned by Tellabs suggests mobile operators could wave goodbye to their profits by 2013 unless they wise up
Indy mobile app store positions itself as a partner to device makers and carriers, rather than compete for consumers in a crowded market
Dish's spectrum position could rival Sprint's and T-Mobile's following a $1B play for DBSD. But what will Ergen do with it?
Elsewhere in cable land: metered broadband sparks controversy in Canada and retransmission battles smack News Corp.'s bottom line
BT's CTO/CIO Clive Selley talks about the challenge of video traffic, net neutrality, optical developments and the use of service provider IT (SPIT) to deliver self-service capabilities to the operator's customers
Alcatel-Lucent has decided it's time to go head-to-head with existing session border controller partner Acme Packet
Nokia Siemens Networks says service providers can help their customers, and make money, by protecting and managing their private data
Dr. Hossein Eslambolchi gives us his take on how to fix the 10 'pain points' causing havoc in service-provider networks
Verizon will soon offer the iPhone to all, causing its competitors to throw out their last-ditch attempts to keep customers from switching
5:45 PM The FCC wins today's round in the net-neutrality rules title bout
G.hn wants a spot at the table as the IEEE works to unify management of Wi-Fi, powerline and coax-based home networks
3:30 PM Android's tablet OS impresses
Google offers developers an iTunes-like Web store for app downloads, and institutes in-app purchases as it tries to monetize its Market
2:00 PM Document questions whether bank support for Chinese vendors violates rules
1:30 PM AT&T's new mobile PBX service draws heavily from what RingCentral has been selling for years
Elsewhere: DirecTV avoids Super Bowl blackouts, ivi finds friends, study takes the romance out of cord-cutting and Comcast-NBCU deal has lobbyists seeing green
The LG G-Slate, sporting Google's 'Honeycomb' update of Android, is coming in the spring – with 3D glasses!
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Patrick Donegan (along with his wild and wavy jacket) injects some much needed sanity into the mobile network security debate, and shares his views on backhaul for LTE
Many companies may have unused IPv4 numbers, but capitalizing on their scarcity will be difficult, though not impossible
7:10 AM Comcast's Xfinity streaming TV app reaches the iPad
Vodafone gets its man, Nokia faces a possible credit downgrade and AlcaLu morphs into BT in today's helping of EMEA telecom headlines
5:10 AM Ben and Bland are back batting for the same team at Alcatel-Lucent
A $230M deal could help the MSO beef up its managed business services chops, keeping up with the likes of Verizon
Arbor's annual study shows the bad guys are marshaling enough bot computers to take down multiple trans-Atlantic links
T-Mobile says it will boost indoor coverage with Wi-Fi and has no plans for femtocells at this time
MSO puts switched digital video plans on hold as it focuses on other ways to manage precious bandwidth
More than 400M people will use mobile banking by 2015, a trend that could bode well for wireless operators, Heavy Reading reports
2:00 PM The CDMA iPhone becomes available to pre-order for existing Verizon customers Thursday
Long-term 'TV Everywhere' deal gives Comcast next-day VoD access while teeing up live streaming of Turner networks for later this year
Elsewhere: NAB blames cable for spectrum shortage, Comcast gets its IPv6 on and Dish puts up $1B for a bankrupt company
10:30 AM SCTE Board Chairman Bob Foote explains why the Society is reducing the size of its board from 19 to 15 members
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown talks about the progress of the LTE market, including the prospects for TDD LTE, and discusses data offload strategies
Fe, fi, fo, fum ... is that the sound of Verizon's LTE network?
Chipmakers reveal their financials, MTS is in merger talks and AlcaLu appoints in today's roundup of essential Euro telecom news nuggets
New US and Europe links are part of a bigger plan for 40Gig Ethernet and long-haul 100Gig links
Telcordia's SPIT tools provide the service delivery and charging mechanisms that run Sprint's four different pre-paid brands
Company starts supporting all forms of mobile broadband devices, an undertaking that will become more massive once LTE is widespread
But they will still only be the third-largest mobile data traffic generator in 2015, the vendor predicts