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Content posted in August 2002
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Nortel's Mumford Savors Switches
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2002  |  7 comments
Converged networks will run atop powerful optical switches, says Nortel's CTO
Starbucks Hotspots (Slight Return)
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Hold on, didn't T-Mobile already have WLAN hot spots in Starbucks?
Hutch Gets the Hump With KPN
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Hong Kong giant doesn't take kindly to KPN's writedown of its UK 3G joint venture
Can Customers Take Back the Network?
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  17 comments
Speakers at Opticon say advances, particularly in long-haul technology, herald freedom from carriers
Comm Chips Flip Out
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  6 comments
There's a new list of what -- and who -- is hot in communications chips
CacheFlow Puts on Blue Coat
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  2 comments
CacheFlow's changed its name, its focus, and its ticker symbol. Can it survive on security?
DT Serves Up American Pie
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile USA makes itself more attractive to potential suitors as Deutsche Telekom stays tight-lipped about a possible sale
Furukawa Looks to Cable China
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Perennially optimistic Furukawa buys another fiber plant, but this one's in China and might even be profitable
ZigBee, the Wireless Dormouse
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Philips & friends are cooking up a sleepy, ultra-low-power wireless technology for your home -- or factory
O'Dell: Voice and Data Don't Mix
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2002  |  17 comments
Opticon 2002 keynoter Michael O'Dell says companies offering both voice and data are fraught with problems
Cisco Buys Andiamo
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2002  |  62 comments
Will pay up to $2.5 billion to spin in the Cisco-incubated SAN switch startup
Firstwave Follows the Feds
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2002  |  9 comments
Stealthy all-optical startup has been quietly developing gear for the government and has landed a $29M contract
Nokia Extends Handset Share
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/20/2002  |  Post a comment
Finns inch ever closer to their own little Holy Grail -- a 40 percent share of the global handset market
KPN Bites the 3G Bullet
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/20/2002  |  Post a comment
Dutch telco takes a massive hit on its non-domestic 3G assets but shows swelling revenues from 2G businesses
Qwest Sells Directory Service
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2002  |  2 comments
Qwest has finally unloaded QwestDex, but will $7B be enough to save the company?
Agere's Exit From Opto: Sad but Sensible
Column  | 
8/20/2002  |  11 comments
Agere’s Exit From Optoelectronics: Sad but Sensible – Jay Liebowitz
Core Routers: Bottoms Up?
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2002  |  36 comments
Infonetics says the market for core routers will be halved in 2002, but there's an end in sight UPDATED 8/21 9AM
Euro CLEC Says 'Oui' to Atrica
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2002  |  2 comments
Or is that 'Si'? Despite Atrica's win, it's not clear Spanish CLEC's parent France Telecom will follow suit
Tropic Touts Tracking Approach
NFOEC News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  7 comments
Tropic Networks will demo 'unique' optical management for its DWDM metro edge platform at NFOEC
Optical Packet Switching Lives On
NFOEC News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  2 comments
Startup XLight will show a tunable transponder for use in optical packet switches at NFOEC
XcelleNet Gives Intel a Boost
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  Post a comment
The chipmaker's first mobile product is based on XcelleNet's Afaria suite
Ixia Tackles 40G Testing
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  2 comments
Ixia unveils a compact, portable 40-Gbit/s tester at the Opticon trade show in San Jose, Calif.
Indian Summer For Lucent
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  Post a comment
A double rarity -- good news for Lucent in the wireless sector and the construction of a new and extensive mobile network
Fortinet Hires Antivirus Guru
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  Post a comment
Fortinet has hired antivirus expert Joe Wells to drive its hardware-based anti-virus technology
Nortel to Cut Ultra Long Haul?
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  42 comments
Nortel has shut down the development facility for its LH 4000. Does this spell curtains for the platform?
Cisco's Rich Uncle
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  9 comments
Cisco's stability in the telecom recession depends largely on its contracts with Uncle Sam
Desperately Seeking Killer Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  4 comments
Sony Ericsson makes plea to developers and promises to make them famous. Is that enticement enough?
Vivendi Hangs On to SFR -- For Now
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/19/2002  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's hopes of buying a prime mobile position in France may be scuppered
Ricochet Rides Again
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  Post a comment
Things to do in Denver when you're alive: reinvent yourself to provide broadband where cable providers fear to tread
Avanex and Oplink: Wedding's Off
News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  Post a comment
A planned merger between the two passive component makers was nixed by shareholder vote yesterday
Telecom's Titanic Losers
News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  81 comments
Nortel and other telecom Goliaths lead the world in losses, according to Fortune magazine
Princeton Plays Its Trumpf Card
News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  1 comment
Princeton Lightwave aims to survive by selling its manufacturing facility to Trumpf, a German industrial laser maker
WLAN World Record
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  Post a comment
Will they soon have wireless beaches in the Canary Islands?
Report: WiFi Kit Market Grows 8%
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  Post a comment
Worldwide 802.11 equipment sales reach $380.2M in 2Q 2002, says Dell'Oro Group market research firm
Jack Grubman Goes
News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  31 comments
Amidst lawsuits and a federal probe, Salomon Smith Barney analyst Jack Grubman resigned yesterday
Alcatel and Nokia Bricking It
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  Post a comment
Top vendors turn to Lego for inspiration –- honest!
Vodafone's French Fancy
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  Post a comment
Says talk of a €4.7 billion bid for Cegetel stake is premature, while Vizzavi's future is also clouded by Vivendi's parlous state
Swedes See 3G Leeway
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/16/2002  |  Post a comment
Regulator confirms it's possible to alter 3G license conditions
The Long Wait for WLAN/WAN
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  1 comment
As WLAN/WAN roaming hits yet another bump in the road, it could be years before cheap combination chipsets arrive
Vodafone Gets the Jitters
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  Post a comment
Gung-ho approach of June replaced by cold feet over Irish 3G license, but mmO2 shows no hesitation
Nokia Users Stump Up More
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  Post a comment
UK survey finds those using the Finnish giant's handsets have bigger mobile bills
DIGL Founder: $348M in Insider Sales
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  25 comments
Digital Lightwave has a market cap under $40M. Its founder took more than 8 times that much out of it. Connection? UPDATED 8/27/02
SEC Deadline Triggers Paperwork Storm
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  9 comments
Yesterday's deadline for financial certifications set off an information blitz. How important is it?
Lucent Terminates the LambdaRouter
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  56 comments
The LambdaRouter takes its place in history, as Lucent confirms that the product is discontinued
AT&T Moves In for the Kill
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  2 comments
Battling WorldCom over who owns the Internet and what would happen if WorldCom were to shut down
Tsunami Joins Tunable Party
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2002  |  1 comment
Irish startup Tsunami Photonics set to unveil kit that speeds up the calibration of tunable lasers
Nortel Breaks Into India
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2002  |  9 comments
India is one of the hottest markets in the world, but one of the hardest to crack. Is Nortel making headway?
Sources: LuxN Close to SBC Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2002  |  16 comments
LuxN is working on landing its first RBOC contract, sources close to the company say
Lights Out for Agere's Opto Biz
News Analysis  | 
8/14/2002  |  12 comments
Agere's closing its business in optical components. What's that mean for competitors -- and for Lucent?
I-Mode Use Doubles in Europe
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
8/14/2002  |  Post a comment
The Dutch and Germans are lapping it up. So are the content providers
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