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Verizon Honors Employee
The Philter | 11/30/2004

Cisco's CRS-1 Passes Our Test
News Analysis | 11/30/2004

While taking Cisco's mega-router for a spin, Light Reading's testers find the box lives up to some big promises

Pedestal Taken Down a Notch
News Analysis | 11/30/2004

Remote DSLAM maker confirms layoffs but won't divulge specifics

ZTE: Set for Overseas Explosion
News Analysis | 11/30/2004

Chinese equipment vendor says 40 percent of revenues will come from international sales by 2006

Nortel: We Can Hit a Deadline!
News Analysis | 11/30/2004

After repeatedly tripping over its own deadlines, Nortel indicates it's on course to forestall delisting

China Preps for TD-SCDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/30/2004

Troubled local 3G standard tipped to win two license awards

AirMagnet's Engim Engine
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/30/2004

WLAN security startup hopes to shake off hardware burden with help of new chip partner

A Huge Fast Riddle
The Philter | 11/29/2004

Seven Ducks Float
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Wireless email startup delays IPO as it gets another round of funding

BellSouth Picks a COO
News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Carrier fills a seven-year-old vacancy with a familiar face

Analysts See Upside in Test Vendors
News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Analysts say Tektronix will benefit from its Inet acquisition, while Spirent may be undervalued

BT Moves on Video, Italy
News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Creates entertainment division to drive video over IP strategy; deflects rumors of Italian expansion

OZ Follows Nokia's IM Road
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Wireless IM set to explode in North America as carriers make it a 'hard requirement' for new handsets

UK: Ethernet's Crowded House
News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Light Reading's Ethernet services directory shows nearly 50 operators competing for UK customers

Eurobites: News from the EU
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/26/2004

Tidbits of gossip from the Old Continent this week

UTStarcom Makes Euro Headway
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/26/2004

Partnership with IPWireless gives Chinese incumbent a kickstart in Europe

UTStarcom Makes Euro Headway
News Analysis | 11/26/2004

Vendor is quietly worming its way into carrier accounts and has plans to develop fixed and wireless access gear

Services Startup Ditches Alvarion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/25/2004

UK wireless broadband startup Libera drops Alvarion for Aperto and targets shift to a WiMax strategy

BT's Danon Quits for Capgemini
News Analysis | 11/25/2004

Head of BT's Retail division takes new role following rumors of friction at UK incumbent

WWP Pins FTTH Hopes on New Hire
News Analysis | 11/25/2004

World Wide Packets hires former Gluon and Ericsson veteran to push its Ethernet-over-fiber vision to carriers

TTI Dips on Results Delay
News Analysis | 11/25/2004

OSS vendor's share price falls after it postpones its Q3 earnings call. What's going on?

UTStarcom Cuts Starent Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/24/2004

Drops patent from case against wireless router startup

Nortel: No Delisting Actions Yet
News Analysis | 11/24/2004

Latest update sets analysts wondering about potential delistings from New York and Toronto

Arbinet Aims for $64M IPO
News Analysis | 11/24/2004

One of the few bandwidth exchange survivors is heading for a Nasdaq listing, but won't say when

LR Names Investment Finalists
News Analysis | 11/24/2004

Leading Light contenders for Best Investment Potential come in growth markets such as VOIP and wireless

Cisco Stretches 10-GigE Lead
News Analysis | 11/24/2004

As prices keep falling, Cisco's grip on the 10-Gbit/s Ethernet market looks to be tightening

Is ReefEdge Restructuring?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/24/2004

Scuttlebutt suggests ReefEdge may have fallen off the ledge. Company says it's restructuring UPDATED 4:36:00 PM

Service Providers Driving DVR Market
BroadBananas | 11/23/2004

The release of third-quarter results today by digital video recorder (DVR) pioneer TiVo Inc. makes it crystal clear that satellite and cable service providers are now driving adoption of the technology.

Aruba's Foss Loss
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/23/2004

Investor and friend of the CEO has left the company

Juniper's NetScreen: Pricing Insecurity?
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

Some say Juniper's cutting NetScreen prices to make sales targets. Others say that's just paranoia

LR Picks Marketeers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/23/2004

A bevy of startups staked claim to emerging markets: Here they are

LR Picks Private Marketing Finalists
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

A bevy of startups staked claim to emerging markets in the effort to differentiate themselves: Here they are

LR Dives Into the Ether(net)
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

'Enterprise Ethernet Services' report defines different services and examines technologies used to provide them

ZTE Unveils Hong Kong IPO
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

Top price would raise more than $450 million from a Hong Kong listing in early December

Carrier VOIP Gear Sales Hit $450M
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

Revenues from carrier VOIP systems are up nearly 70% from last year, with session border controllers surging

LR Picks Public Marketing Stars
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

ADVA, Ciena, Juniper, and Motorola stand out as the Leading Lights finalists for top marketing campaigns

Bells Dish Out Video Subscriber Gains
BroadBananas | 11/22/2004

Vetting SBC's VOIP
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

VOIP rollout is planned for early 2005, making it the last of the RBOCs to enter the arena

Trapeze Mixes It Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/22/2004

It wants to get more public and private action with its latest software upgrade

Navini Loses CFO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/22/2004

Departure marks latest round of executive shuffling at broadband wireless startup

It's Ethernet or Bust
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/22/2004

Incumbents can't ignore the revenue warning signs any longer

It's Ethernet or Bust
Column | 11/22/2004

Incumbents can't ignore the revenue warning signs any longer

Report: Ethernet Exploding in China
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

Huge growth in Ethernet services identified in Heavy Reading survey of 16 Chinese operators

LR Picks Private Service Finalists
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Masergy, Skype, Virtela, and the Utopia project catch the eye of Leading Lights judges

Telcordia Craves M&A Warchest
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

OSS firm is expecting its new owners to cough up hundreds of millions for new acquisitions

Vendors Split on TD-SCDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Network incumbents have mixed views on development of Chinese 3G standard with the ungainly abbreviation

Carrier Access CFO Quits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Stock falls 7 percent as CFO resigns, but analysts aren’t worried

Carrier Access CFO Quits
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Stock falls 7 percent as CFO resigns, but analysts aren’t worried UPDATED 12:50 PM

BT Escapes Breakup – for Now
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Regulator hasn't yet forced BT to split into separate businesses, but the threat clearly exists

LR Tags Top IPO Candidates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Get your wallets out, here are the seven finalists for the Leading Lights award for top IPO prospects

LR Tags Top IPO Candidates
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Get your wallets out, here are the seven finalists for the Leading Lights award for top IPO prospects

LR Produces Private Product Finalists
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Acopia, Force10, NetScaler, and Pedestal all step up with products worthy of Leading Lights consideration

MSOs Yawn at Lightspeed
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

They say announced SBC service is not viewed as a threat yet – but watch what they do, not what they say

Nextel Eyes $1B Network Saving
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/18/2004

'Enormous' vendor interest in national wireless broadband network could drive down costs

You Can Call Him 'Chip'
The Philter | 11/18/2004

From the FTTP Front Lines, Part II
The Philter | 11/18/2004

Telcordia to Announce Sale Today
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

SAIC will announce the sale of Telcordia today, but what are its new owners getting?

HR Sees Ethernet Services Explosion
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Network operators are charging ahead with Ethernet services, even though the market's not that big (yet)

Microsoft Finally Gaining TV Traction
BroadBananas | 11/17/2004

UTStarcom, Myrio Have Their IPTV
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Products, partnerships, and premier customers are all on the IPTV news today. So who's doing what?

Masergy Makes Layer 3 Jump
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

The Ethernet VPN provider has deployed Alcatel 7750 routers, displacing Extreme's BlackDiamond in its POPs

LR's Public Service Finalists
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

AT&T, Cablevision, Savvis, and Vodafone get Leading Lights finalist nods for best new service offering

LR M&A Strategy Finalists Step Up
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Three big names and one lesser-known: Alcatel, Cisco, Juniper, and Tekelec make their mark with many deals

MMO2 Ups German Investment
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

European carrier set to invest up to $2 billion in own UMTS network

Cisco Jumps on Jahi
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Stumps up $16M for Lilliputian network management specialist – that's $800K per employee

Megisto Gleams at StarHub
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Unveils small deal at Singapore carrier – hey, they all count!

SBC Awards Microsoft $400M IPTV Deal
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Software giant wins 10-year IPTV middleware deal. But is the price too low? UPDATED 11AM

Synergy: Switches Sizzle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Research firm says the overall enterprise WLAN business is worth a cool $320.7M

Ellacoya Introduces New Service Control Switch
BroadBananas | 11/16/2004

Ellacoya Networks has introduced a new IP service control switch, dubbed the e30. With the ability to support more 64,000 broadband subscribers, the e30 offers twice the performance of Ellacoya's existing 16000 Switch

LR Best Product Finalists Revealed
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Alcatel, Cisco, Ciena, Juniper, net.com, Spirent score in Leading Lights Best New Product, Public Company category

LR Public Statesman Finalists Unmasked
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

And now, without further ado, the finalists for the Leading Lights Public Company Industry Statesman award

Moto Gets Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Motorola buys startup partner for mesh networking know-how

Vendors Prep for IMS Fight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Unstrung Insider uncovers bevy of incumbents battling to secure carrier deals

Converge It & They Will Come
Column | 11/16/2004

Is 'If You Build It, They Will Come' coming back?

Converge It & They Will Come
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/16/2004

Is 'If You Build It, They Will Come' coming back?

Juniper Trumps Cisco's China Deal
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Claims the core of China Telecom's IP buildout, while Cisco gets nudged to the edge UPDATED 6PM

Startup Statesmen Sought for Finals
Column | 11/16/2004

The Leading Lights awards finalists will be announced shortly. But one category needs more heroes

MSPPizza to Go at Cisco
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

The company joins the micro-MSPP craze with a pizza-box version of its ONS optical transport line

Huawei Set for $5B in 2004
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Executive tells media that revenues are on course for $5 billion this year and $7 billion in 2005

Azure Aquires Anite
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Azure's M&A run continues as it pays a pittance for interconnect billing firm

AMCC to Lay Off 150
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

One fifth of the workforce is being cut as the struggling chip vendor strains for profitability

Avici Cans Kaufman, Leans on Leighton
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

AT&T veteran takes the helm at Avici as the board ousts CEO Steve Kaufman

Juniper's Thinking Extreme
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Why Juniper has shopped for an Ethernet switching player in the past – and why it may be happening again

BT Puts IPTV to the Test
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

The UK incumbent is testing multiple systems, including some from ‘the East,’ with trials planned for 2005

IP Multimedia Subsystems: Easy Does It
LR Mobile Column | 11/15/2004

IP Multimedia Subsystems
For mobile operators working to roll out mass-market mobile data services, IMS technology may just be the answer to their prayers

Juniper's Extreme Thoughts Are Back
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Why Juniper has shopped for an Ethernet switching player in the past – and why it may be happening again

Clarity Is the Spice of Life
The Philter | 11/15/2004

Aruba Targets Wired World
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Startup extends security to include wired as well as wireless LANs UPDATED 5:00 PM

Network Duo Linked to Cingular
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Analysts cite Ericsson and Lucent as main suppliers of W-CDMA network

Startup Statesmen Sought for Finals
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Yes, the Leading Lights awards finalists will be announced shortly. But at least one category needs more heroes

FCC Opens Safety Floodgates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/12/2004

FCC memo opens way for mesh WLAN players to tap into lucrative public safety market

Procket's Other Assets Hit the Block
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

It's one heck of a garage sale, as Procket's collection of routers and servers goes up for auction

Calix Picking Public Beancounters
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Says search for a compliance cop doesn't mean it's gearing up for a public offering. Riiighhht

Report: PMC, Watch Your Back
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Competitors in Ethernet-over-Sonet chips are ready to cut into PMC's market share

Telcordia About to Be Sold
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Media reports suggest a pair of buyout firms are close to buying the OSS giant for $1.3 billion

Vodafone 3G: Party On!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Unstrung mingles with the celebs at swanky London bash

SBC Sheds Light on 'Lightspeed'
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Says its plan to reach 18 million households with advanced IP services by 2007 will save it $300M a year

ECI Reports Burnin' Earnings
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Company says increases in revenue and net income will continue

BT Faces 21st Century Dilemma
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Carrier's Retail and Wholesale divisions face a big decision about the unbundling of broadband access gear

Alcatel Tangos With Datang
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/11/2004

As expected, French incumbent partners on Chinese 3G standard

Nortel: Financial Stuff Really Complex
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Another update. Another delay. This time, Nortel says its 'double-checking' its revenue UPDATED 2:45PM

ICSA Gang Rolls Out Security Specs
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Teros and buddies have issued security testing standards – will Cisco and Juniper agree?

Chinese Competitors Chew at Cisco
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Cisco CEO says product integration is a key to beating the Chinese vendors' bargain basement prices

NTL and Telewest Merger Rumored Again
BroadBananas | 11/10/2004

C&W Chops & Changes
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Cuts staff, shifts HQ, shuffles board, appoints a man with two surnames as it tries to find its feet again

More Enron Assets up for Grabs
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Some 1,700 route miles of stranded fiber capacity from the bubble years is ripe for the picking

Asia Carriers Live in Interesting Times
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

China Netcom to IPO, ZTE gets closer to HK listing, Japan's carriers lay out their numbers and fiber plans

Extricom’s 'Perfect' WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Startup makes bold claims in effort to attract OEM customers

Cisco Leans on AirDefense
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Confirms speculation it is to deploy IDS kit from startup

Cable MSO Mobile Alliance a Smashing Idea
BroadBananas | 11/9/2004

Yesterday CDN Editor Alan Breznick blogged on a report that U.S. cable operators are negotiating with investment bankers to form a mobile joint venture. While a cable wireless venture is a linguistic oxymoron, it is a smashing idea. Here's why.

Cisco Disappoints With Q1
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

As expected, Cisco reports a flat quarter, and investors aren't happy

Kaplan the 'Visionary'
The Philter | 11/9/2004

The China Syndrome
The Philter | 11/9/2004

FCC Shields VOIP From States
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

FCC says that Vonage's VOIP service is not subject to certain state regulations

HR Unties Sonus/Marconi Tie-Up
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Heavy Reading analyst says the flexibility of its media gateway could pay dividends for Sonus

Redback and ECI Buddy Up
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Another Redback partnership gives the company more reach into larger carriers

CSR Breaks Into 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Bluetooth stalwart outlines plans for wireless LAN push

Testing Minnow Crosses Atlantic
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

UK VOIP test vendor Arca reckons the market is ripe enough for a solo assault on the US

Cisco Disappoints With Q1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2004

As expected, Cisco reports a flat quarter, and investors aren't happy

Headcount: Cutting the Fat (Really)
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

SBC cuts; Axiowave cuts; Verizon cuts, then adds; something's amiss at Network Elements

Nortel Seeks Marketing Makeover
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Nortel is launching a new ad campaign complete with TV spots, but a gloomy pall still hangs on the company

Foundry Drops 10-GigE Prices
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

An 8-port module brings prices down to $2,500 per port, giving Cisco a run for its money

AirDefense Secures Cisco?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Startup is linked to deal with 802.11 enterprise market giant

Nortel Seeks Marketing Makeover
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Nortel is launching a new ad campaign complete with TV spots, but a gloomy pall still hangs on the company

BT Goes Global – Again!
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Shares dip as BT announces the acquisition of international service provider Infonet in a deal worth $965M

Floridian Sues Cisco Over Router Patents
News Analysis | 11/5/2004

A self-taught telecom expert claims to hold key router patents that Cisco violates; Dr Roberts weighs in

802.11 Preps for Shakeout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/5/2004

Unstrung poll confirms fears that the WLAN equipment market is set for turbulent times

Black Market Offers Cisco's PIX
News Analysis | 11/5/2004

The Source Code Club, a hacker group that emerged in July, claims to have Cisco firewall code for sale

Charter Posts HSD, Voice & Digital Gains as Basic Declines
BroadBananas | 11/4/2004

Charter Communications reported its third quarter operating results today. While the MSO improved its high-speed data, voice and digital video subscriber additions in Q3, Charter's analog basic cable product suffered, losing 58,600 subscribers.

Alcatel Faces SEC Inquiry
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2004

The SEC has started an informal inquiry into the vendor's connection with a bribery scandal in Costa Rica

Alcatel Faces Informal SEC Inquiry
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

The SEC has started an informal inquiry into the vendor's connection with a bribery scandal in Costa Rica

ATCA's at a Fork in the Road
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Programmable chip vendors could stand to benefit as ATCA interconnect standards battle it out

ATCA's at a Fork in the Road
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Programmable chip vendors could stand to benefit as ATCA interconnect standards battle it out

From the FTTP Front Lines
The Philter | 11/4/2004

Will CoSine Get Carved Up?
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

CoSine's future is still uncertain, though it could still be bailed out

Bring a Friend, Learn Sonet
The Philter | 11/4/2004

Video in Demand
Column | 11/4/2004

Whether it's via FTTN or FTTP, service providers need video to compete

This Is Really What PR Sounds Like
The Philter | 11/4/2004

ProQuent Ain't Spent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Startup touts UK carrier deal as proof of life

Report: NTT Plans FTTH Blowout
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Unconfirmed report suggests a near $50B fiber network expansion by Japan's NTT in the coming five years

Asset Writedown Hurts MCI
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Carrier reports net loss of $3.4 billion in Q3 as it cuts the value of its network

Time Warner Cable Q3 Results Lack Sizzle
BroadBananas | 11/3/2004

While Comcast and Cox Communications reported record-setting results for quarterly cable modem subscriber additions in Q3, Time Warner Cable managed only to improve over its horrific Q2 performance.

AFC Working on Alltel Contract
The Philter | 11/3/2004

Wails From Wales
The Philter | 11/3/2004

Headlines & Legends
The Philter | 11/3/2004

Kagoor Gets Hot With Lucent
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Lucent signs reseller deal with session border controller vendor, supplies kit to Israeli operator Hot Telecom

Cisco CTO Whips WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Giancarlo says Cisco is picking ultrawideband over WiMax, calls powerline broadband a 'non-market'

Continuous Computing Opens Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Previously muted vendor talks up customer wins amid mumblings of future public offering

Cisco CTO Whips WiMax
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Giancarlo says Cisco is picking ultrawideband over WiMax, calls powerline broadband a 'non-market'

OSS Firms in M&A Frenzy
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

With Evolving and Azure both buying, the telecom software market is consolidating – and none too soon

Redux, Lycium Tie the Knot
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Two Israeli companies developing pseudowire chips have decided to join forces

Kinder, Gentler, Wireless Video
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2004

Avaya's new technology could make you a better person... or something

Crook Indicted by FBI
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

Jerry Crook steps down as CEO of Cramer Systems as he's charged with securities fraud at a previous firm

Report: Chiaro Courting ECI
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

The core-router startup might have found a big ally, as ECI might be considering an acquisition

Juniper's Wireless Hole
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2004

Where is Juniper's enterprise wireless LAN strategy?

Scary Terry
The Philter | 11/2/2004

Another Reason to Vote
The Philter | 11/2/2004

Post-Election FCC Makeover Likely
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

No matter who wins today, changes are coming at the Commission. Is Copps the 'Grim Reaper'?

Allot's 5-Gbit/s Gamble
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

With 5-Gbit/s throughput, Allot's new traffic manager is fast indeed. But is it too early to be relevant?

Proxim's WiMax Path
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2004

Proxim updates broadband wireless line as it looks forward to WiMax

Bandwidth9 Sells Assets
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

NeoPhotonics, which loaned cash to the beleaguered laser company, now owns the intellectual property

Work Poll: Offshoring Gathers Steam
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

Our readers say that offshoring isn't going away anytime soon...

VSNL Buys Tyco's Subsea Network
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

Indian op pays fraction of build cost for Tyco's subsea network, but it still might not be a bargain

Valley Wonk: Chips Are Down
Column | 11/1/2004

Watch what chipmakers do, not what they say

Starent Confirms Virgin Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2004

As predicted here, wireless router startup notches up another carrier win

ZTE Nears HK IPO
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

As it boosts its revenues and profits, ZTE gets approval from Chinese regulator to list shares in Hong Kong

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