A great truth, again
Analysts and others decry the likelihood of Microsoft buying out BlackBerry maven RIM
Cisco owns your Connected Life
WiMax upstart looking for network project managers in San Francisco and beyond
A night out in The Bronx
BT Vision's IPTV subs are growing, but by how much?
As IPTV middleware firm preps for the IBC tradeshow, CEO says takeover talks are continuing with a number of parties
There's nothing like a custom van
Company cuts 30 employees in the second quarter, with the biggest hit coming at its video server unit
Citywide mesh networks aren't dead but they sure smell funny
Zayo Bandwidth is a new startup that looks to provide bandwidth services to Tier 1 carriers in Tier 2 and 3 cities
The African mobile operator is rushing to keep pace with demand, as its subscriber base grows 90% from last year
Exec changes continue at OpenTV as Alan Guggenheim steps down as CEO and leaves the board
Comcast pays to make TiVo-powered DVR services available across its digital footprint
Folks in Saudi Arabia are paying $571.82 per month for every 100 Kbit/s they can squeeze out of their connections
Heading for Europe? Go to Italy...
German incumbent cuts its entry-level triple-play package price by 25% in an effort to reach its 200,000 end-of-year telco TV target
Optical vendor posts strong revenue and earnings results for the third quarter
Nortel has emerged as the most recent suitor for Tellabs, Light Reading has learned
Although DirecTV's DVR-powered 'on-demand' service is a different animal than two-way cable VOD offerings, it could blur consumer perception
Patience pays off
Sources say Tellabs has cooled on the idea of buying CACS
T-Mobile's lips are sealed on an Apple partnership for the iPhone in Germany
Makes sense of phrase, 'Kill two mosquitoes with one phone'
Google's WiFi network turns one year old
Nokia enters the mobile Internet services market with a new music store, gaming, and navigation services
Matthew Finnie, CTO, Interoute talks about how the carrier dealt with a quadrupling of bandwidth demands over the course of 2006
Shareholders vote in favor of $1.2 billion buyout
Should Comcast be more forthcoming about its 'invisible' byte cap?
The company gets a settlement with the SEC, while its former general counsel gets hit with federal charges
Motorola subsidiaries sue Aruba Networks for patent infringements related to wireless LAN technology
Metro Ethernet forms the basis of a new high-end video transport service, challenging the likes of Verizon Business
Be careful before burning yourself
Beware of those tricky, tricky, potentially stock-moving headlines...
That's the plan, if one lawmaker has his way
We're on a 10-year cycle for major evolutionary changes in cellular wireless networks
Cable and consumer electronics collide in a war of words over two-way 'Plug & Play'
Vodafone upgrades its HSDPA network to 7.2 Mbit/s and hopes to attract more users with new devices and a flat-rate tariff
Market share for the former TiMetra spikes in Q2, as AlcaLu (maybe) passes Juniper in edge routing
From the weird to the insane
BigBand is not bugging out of the modem termination system sector but refocusing efforts on Docsis 3.0
Local reports suggest the GPhone could be alive and well in Asia Minor
Is it for real this time?
Sprint and Samsung plot NYC WiMax rollout late in 2008
Content delivery networks are cutting prices for large media deals, but analysts say volumes will make up for it
'Tuner Resolver' will enable two-way switched digital video services to run on one-way digital TVs and set-tops
Spare the manacles, spoil the child
Pushes the limits of 'hugs not drugs'
We've got plenty of cheer to spread
Qwest not on the hook for Nacchio's legal fees
A new line of Sony-made 'computer entertainment centers' comes equipped with CableCARD slots
Vervets are pigs
It's not that I don't like you, it's just that you're not really my friend
Yahoo chases the deranged angry freak demographic
Analysts are still divided on whether the phone will arrive on US or Euro shores first
Layoff causes one analyst to wonder if BigBand will repurpose or 'mothball' its CMTS business
Has anybody gotten it to work?
Tellabs is laying off 30 employees at its Danish R&D facility. Why they were even researching pastries, we have no idea
The cable and consumer electronics industries find common ground with CableLabs' approval of DTCP-IP
Cisco vs IBM: Fun with numbers
Carrier says a small fire damaged a Houston VRAD cabinet in January
Deal ensures the content delivery network won't lose Microsoft for five years
Today, flour. Tomorrow, baking soda?
The chip company is selling most of its storage business as it fights to regain profitability
The universe is out of balance
Kevin Vachon, COO of the MEF, talks about Ethernet's proliferation and how that changes the way carriers are designing their networks
Investigation concludes by pointing to a limited manufacturing defect from a defunct manufacturer
Cable ops will make a move to switched digital video well before a jump to 1 GHz, C-Cor thinks
Muni shakeout redux: Now Strix is said to have cut its workforce
Replacing World @ Home with World of Warcraft = Bad
'Next-gen' CMTSs and edge QAMs are in the house
C-COR posted fiscal fourth-quarter net sales of $74.4 million, up from $59.6 million a year ago
Billing systems can help carriers reduce churn and increase both net adds and ARPU – if they keep up with service evolution.
Cuts 33 in its access group and looks to do more trimming outside North America. Also, Stephen McCarthy's moving on
Too much information, thanks
The hilarity of cable vs telco
Carriers in Asia position themselves for a piece of China's long-awaited 3G market
McLeodUSA plans to offer shares at $13 to $15, raising about $100M in its IPO
Here's a glance at who's deploying switched digital video, where it's being deployed, and with whom
No silly season in the wacky world of broadband wireless
Who wants to be the next Vonage?
Paris will have two competing mobile WiMax networks by the end of the year, making it a hotbed for wireless broadband activity
OK, it's .11n too
Mueller... Mueller... Anyone?
AlcaLu's integration clean-up guy and its once-rising star are leaving
The fix is in, apparently, as two longshots dominate the latest Top 10 poll
Cox's switched digital video strategy is going to bat in Northern Virginia, with Phoenix and Orange County on deck
The demographics of FTTx demand
A new report says Apple has picked three European mobile operators to distribute the iPhone
Research shows Cox to be the first cable MSO to crack the top echelon of Ethernet service providers
Having trouble with that touch screen?
Another U-verse sighting
The demise of voice as a money-earning service doesn't really spell doom for telecom companies... just for their business models.
Comcast responds to allegations that it throttles peer-to-peer traffic
Soon we'll see exactly how well mobile WiMax performs in the wild and how well Sprint can sell it
A more centralized platform from Tandberg Television is allowing some smaller Time Warner Cable systems to launch video-on-demand
Mechanical arm menaces Tokyo
CEO Steve Burch left Virgin Media today and resigned from the board, leaving the UK cable operator to face an uncertain future
UK operator 3 shakes up the mobile broadband market with the launch of HSDPA services starting at $20 per month
The onetime 40-Gbit/s hopeful has reportedly shut down and put its assets up for sale
Just in time for classes, recording org targets students
VOIP service went down as a result of 'massive restart' of computers, the company claims
Telecom Italia launches Alice branded broadband in the Netherlands and decides to keep bbned
Bidding for spectrum in the 700 MHz band kicks off Jan. 16, but it's still unclear whether cable ops will join the game
We're all friends here
A big-top tent revival
Software providers are concocting plans for the Docsis 3.0 transition too
KPN Mobile boosts its sales channels in Belgium with the acquisition of Tele2's Belgian operations
Mind the gap
A little light music for your Friday
Portugal Telecom's new partnership in Africa reflects increasing interest from operators in Europe and Asia
The operator's Q2 conference call brings no new word on its possible 'strategic options'
The silicon-photonics company has set a course for the data center, putting its technology into optical active cable
The new MediaHawk gives Concurrent's revenues some pickup in Q4
Inappropriate use of headdress
Will work for fiber
Verizon Wholesale customers can now have their bandwidth allocations changed on the fly
It's a good thing most set-tops are going out the door with the CableCARD pre-inserted
But Vodafone wants some bugs ironed out of the iPhone first, according to sources
Freedom Is Obedience!
iPhone bill in a box
Embarq is joining the video craze with an upcoming trial that will run on its own network
Struggling cellular operator comes out swinging with a raft of new details on its WiMax plans
The brothers who founded Terayon are heading up a stealthy video processing upstart called Novafora
Webcast hullabaloo appears to be more an issue of net stupidity than net neutrality
An apparent software bug has left some users of the VOIP service temporarily stranded
Duck 'n' cover, ladies!
The Top 10 Private Companies list gets its first makeover in more than a year, and it's a doozy
An SEC filing from Paul Allen suggests the MSO will explore a sale or a privatization bid
Network equipment vendors are well placed to challenge IT vendors in the field of service management platforms, says a new report
P2P filesharing company turns over a new leaf
Carrier scorecards are in for European wireline carriers and find Deutsche Telekom still sinking
Optical networking companies pulled in $3.5B in the second quarter, according to one report
West Virginia gets broadband
Shakeout in full swing, what will remain of the muni mesh dream?
After building wireless and satellite broadband alliances, DirecTV is adding powerline to its repertoire
Behold! You have just entered the world of cross-platform video software
Anyone got other IPO suggestions? We do
Rumors of a WiFi mesh shakeout continue
Clown is asked to stop clowning around
Three German mobile operators join forces to apply for a national DVB-H mobile broadcast license in Germany
A life in verse
Test firm plans more wireless M&A after buying some mobile performance measurement duds
Pannaway has announced that it is acquiring the access division of TelStrat and now has its sights set on stealing customers from Calix
Only two products – eMTAs from Motorola and Hitron – came through Wave 53 with a certification stamp from CableLabs
Officials confirm that they've won business with Cisco and especially Juniper, which represented 40% of revenues
Cable operators saw net subscribers drop in Q2, but a recent report says the numbers should bounce back in Q3
Peering is becoming an increasingly popular way to reduce costs and improve the quality of voice over IP calls
Net neutrality heads across the pond
Telecom 2001. Subprime 2007. What's the difference?
Nortel is investing heavily in its WiMax R&D program as it bangs the 4G drum, but its strategy is out of step with the market, says analyst
Spectrum remains the stumbling block for AT&T and others
$900M deal is expected to help the handset component maven expand beyond the mobile phone market
Dutch incumbent is looking to strengthen its business in neighboring Belgium, and is in talks to buy Tele2-Versatel for $136M
Test vendor provides a first look at its top customer list and reflects on how equipment vendor M&A is hitting its order book
And you thought it wouldn't fit
News: Microsoft claims the FCC tested a defective 'White Spaces' prototype. Views: Is anyone surprised?
The pair successfully demonstrate interoperable Docsis 3.0 upstream channel bonding at CableLabs
Bandwidth expansion specialist says it has scored lab trials with Comcast and Charter
Bandwidth expansion specialist trimmed year-over-year losses and reported deployment progress with operators like Cox
Contentinople has the goods on who's doing what
Hello Kitty? Hello Porcelain!
Sorry start to our iPlayer beta test
Value-added services provider targets India's growing mobile subscriber base with voice SMS
Former Ameritech CEO Edward A. Mueller has been named as Richard Notebaert's successor at Qwest
When you're going up against Motorola and Scientific Atlanta, even a 'decimal point' share is worth celebrating
Relax, we're extending the POY deadline
Its a cat's life
Venture capitalists invested $2.7B in the wireless market in the first half of the year, according to Rutberg
An upcoming data-center switch and edge router might appease critics who say Cisco's portfolio is getting too old
One damn thing after another
Symmetricom is having trouble predicting when cable operators will migrate to modular cable modem termination systems
More exclusive photos from AT&T's equipment cabinet meltdown in Houston
AT&T says it is focusing on Avestor's batteries as a possible cause of last year's Houston equipment explosion
Butt-cracks abound at 'Texas Redneck Games'
Couch potatoes rejoice: a remote for your remote!
Maybe you can find better living through surgery
Analysts are confident the content delivery market will remain strong, despite a selloff in Limelight shares
NXTcomm attendance fell short of the expected 20,000-plus
Verizon grabs more southern assets
A few winners amongst a lot of losers
NYC Council gets back to nannying
Stress is building on the Sprint-cable Pivot joint venture
Content delivery network financials come in way below estimates, prompting a selloff in shares
GSM giant joins the WiMAX Forum as it examines its technology options
Vonage reports a 54% decrease in Q2 losses, but subscriber growth is on the decline
Income is down 94 percent as WiMax spending and other costs take their toll
Blast from the past
Subway + Rain = Commuter Pain
After a difficult second quarter, Sonus seems to be predicting bigger sales to come in the fourth quarter
The bid to take BCE private gets its shareholder vote on September 21
A small matter of definition
A Swiss court orders Swisscom to halt its WiMax trial because of 'electrosmog' concerns
Monkeys are for snuggling, not smuggling
A new report analyzes how deeply Verizon FiOS is cutting video incumbents in Massachusetts
I was there, and I got pictures
Cablevision's quarter was in-line, but the MSO has pared 2007 guidance, citing a 'competitive environment'
British cable firm's woes continue. Can soccer save it?
Nokia unveils a dual-supplier chipset strategy, licenses its modem technology, and outsources some IC operations
Nan Chen leaves mesh startup Strix for a new, as yet unknown, gig
Access vendor secures another $57.5M, but won't say what for
Vodafone has decided not to exercise its Verizon Wireless 'put option,' and is holding on to all of its 45% holding
Mediacom thinks it can continue shooting down the telco competition for some time yet before it needs a Docsis 3.0 upgrade
Shares of Cogent Communications fell 22% Tuesday as its latest earnings report and outlook fell short of analyst expectations
'No real than you are'
Could the next 12 months help define the future of mobile operating systems?
Lets attackers sniff and access Web accounts over WiFi
After a strong Q4, Cisco bumps up its revenue forecast, saying 17% revenue growth is possible
Watch out for dead fatties!
A video-over-Docsis demo from Harmonic was the top vote-getter at the CableLabs 'Innovation Showcase'
Japanese wireless player to build mobile WiMax system with Alvarion
Dull forecasts, upward-slanting stock graphs
Italian regulator says Sì to FMC
Alcatel-Lucent suffers major setback in $1.5 billion MP3 patent infringement case against its IPTV partner Microsoft
Despite a small revenue uptick, Mediacom recorded a second-quarter loss of $6.6 million
Review of North American wireline carriers results in the first ever 'A-' being awarded to Verizon
East European telco Telekom Slovenije is investing up to $620M in a nationwide fiber-to-the-home project
Low margins aren't scaring Finisar away from the GPON transceiver market
The MSO has pushed the anticipated rollout of OpenTV middleware on pre-OpenCable Platform Motorola boxes to sometime in 2008
WiMax gets into the cold
Len Bosack is back with XKL, a 'startup' targeting enterprise-owned optical networks
San Franciscans get to vote on whether they want free municipal WiFi
The disgraced former Adelphia Chairman is going to jail... but not quietly
CDN startup changes CEOs – again – as it focuses on the service side of the business
All I can say is, WoW
Pink armbands foisted on naughty cops to make them feel shame
State's holding in Belgacom reportedly under review
About 3,500 Cox field techs are staying connected to the mother ship using a roaming platform developed by NetMotion
Silicon photonics are still aglow
'Lifestyles of the Rich and Thankless'
Apparently it's not a contradiction in terms
More than a mini-Caspian, Larry Roberts's latest startup, Anagran, claims to give operators unprecedented control over TCP traffic
A 120,000-subscriber deployment for Bharti provides another boost for the troubled company's IPTV hopes
CommScope appears to be ahead of the pack with an FTTP platform for cable operators that addresses greenfields and low-density areas
Source says that Apple gets $175 from AT&T for each iPhone sold
A look at Indian service provider financials in Q2
Preeminent P2P warehouse rises from the ashes
VOIP player catches up on earnings statements delayed by its stock options review
Spoilsport's lawsuit thrown out
Light Reading sources say Carrier Access is sitting in Tellabs' shopping cart
Italian triple-play pioneer plans new multimedia service and self-install home gateways that will enable FMC services
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin came home to North Carolina yesterday to talk about analog cable viewers
Conquer your lands with the dual-core processor
Kazoo community suffers from apathy
He pops up in the darndest places
Telus CEO quashes any further speculation about a bid for Bell Canada
Tier 1 equipment vendors might be ready for the copper plunge, according to the latest Light Reading Insider.
BigBand's stock slumped in after-hours trading following news of Q2 financials that fell way short of analyst expectations
More signs of pain for Motorola as Nokia and others eat into its mobile phone share
We can't all be Internet stars, Father
CEO Mike Zafirovski says Nortel is ready to grow through M&A as well as by increasing sales, and forecasts stronger revenues for H2
A 45 percent surge in revenues helped the digital video specialist swing to a profit in the second quarter
Nearly a dozen potential buyers passed on ECI before it was scooped up by Swarth Investments
The Verizon FiOS Yankees!
Broadband-powered TV devices are proliferating, but will consumers be savvy enough to know what they've got, let alone tap in to it?
Want great DSL speeds? Then camp on top of a local exchange, says BT
Bow before us, mortals!
After just one quarter of reported operations Nokia Siemens Networks faces a strategy overhaul and further layoffs
Nortel disappoints with its second-quarter financials as revenues fall, even accounting for the sale of the 3G access unit
In its first quarter of operations newly-formed giant vendor Nokia Siemens Networks reports a major operating loss
The company hopes to get a fresh start from a new COO and the pending completion of options restatements
Growth in emerging markets and domestic broadband, plus a tax break, helped France Telecom achieve a 41% leap in net income in H1
The deal to take Bell Canada private still faces a few risks
Shares perk up as Nasdaq decides to stop sending delisting messages to Sycamore
Carrius was hilarious. But AppTrigger is going to be bigger
A fourth round of funding brings the startup's total to $98M and kicks its valuation that much higher
Time Warner Cable confirmed it will be among the bidders for the balance of Insight Communications
Sprint withdraws from a spectrum bidding consortium with major MSOs, says decision has no bearing on the 'Pivot' joint venture
And everybody seems happy with 'open access' rules
Company claims small- and mid-sized cable ops can enjoy the riches of local ad insertion without breaking the bank on equipment costs
The telco is not high on its one-year waiver for high-end set-tops
Qwest doubled profits but still fell short of analyst expectations
Analyst sees Tellabs as likely CACS buyer
Just add some accounting magic, and Infinera's numbers look a lot more like an enterprise software vendor than a big box maker
Cramer's not French, is he?
Search giant's site lists 81 wireless-related vacancies, most notably a head of mobile business development for the US
Israeli vendor confirms the lack of any rival bidders and meets expectations with its Q2 financials ahead of its takeover
Struggling session border controller vendor has almost run out of money and is looking for more cash to help it work on some prospects