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The Philter | 1/24/2005

Tracking Verizon's FTTP Progress
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

Analysts wonder whether Verizon made its goal of passing 1 million homes with fiber access in 2004

Eurobites: Pump Up the Broadband
Column | 1/24/2005

Europe's operators are upping their broadband investments – and their interest in each other

Telecom Service Name Game
The Philter | 1/24/2005

Broadcom Integrates WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/24/2005

A new Ethernet chip points toward the trend of wireless LAN switches getting integrated into other equipment

Broadcom Integrates WLAN Switch
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

A new Ethernet chip points toward the trend of wireless LAN switches getting integrated into other equipment

Copper Mountain Runs Dry
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

The struggling B-RAS vendor is laying off nearly all employees as it continues efforts to negotiate a sale

Asian Heavyweights Tackle FMC
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

Huawei leading the big hitters backing plans for non-proprietary fixed/mobile convergence systems

PR Headline of the Week
The Philter | 1/21/2005

Chairman Powell to Step Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/21/2005

FCC boss says he'll leave his post in March. Bring on the dancing girls!

Judge OKs Case Against Corvis Bull
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

Class-action suit involving former Robertson Stephens analyst Paul Johnson brings up bubble memories

Chairman Powell to Step Down
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

FCC boss says he'll leave his post in March

Harmonic Posts Impressive Q4
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

Video equipment vendor Harmonic reported impressive Q4 revenues Thursday on strong sales to cable operators

WiMax Telecom Eyes Standards
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/21/2005

Euro service provider startup plans trials of 802.16 and UMTS-TDD technology

Net Processors Reach the Mainstream
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

A Heavy Reading report finds network processors aren't just a niche product any more

TowerStream: Unwired in the City
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/20/2005

At Light Reading's first WiMax show, a startup exec declares war on RBOCs and trees

Wise Words on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Short takes from Unstrung's first ever live conference devoted to the wireless MAN standard

Nortel Teams on Chinese 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Vendor is latest Western player to partner on development of TD-SCDMA

Polaris Moons Over McCleodUSA
News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Polaris Networks announces a 3-year deal with McLeodUSA, but only one switch has been deployed so far

10-Gig Drives Extreme Revenues
News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Extreme beats analyst estimates with its fifth consecutive quarter of revenue growth

The ATCA Chain Reaction
Column | 1/20/2005

Chalk (another) one up for telecom's bean-counters

Azanda Lands a Buyer
News Analysis | 1/20/2005

A survivor of the early days of network processors, Azanda gets itself acquired by fellow startup Cortina

Qwest's Quest to Ditch Its Debt
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Signs indicate RBOC could be putting assets up for sale

Meru Has New Guru
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Ex-Proxim exec takes the helm at voice-over-WLAN-focused startup

Probe Pokes at BT's Tax History
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Inspector Clouseau look-alikes investigate claims that BT has received more than $22B in state aid

Russo Promises Disruption
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Lucent CEO promises to shake up UMTS with a 'disruptive' development. Whatever can she mean?

Telco Processing Revolution
Column | 1/19/2005

Juniper and Lucent, an IP love story

WiFi Worries
The Philter | 1/19/2005

Lucent Dips on Q1 Numbers
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Stock drops as profits drop, Q4 revenues miss analyst estimates, and some cash is burned UPDATED 12:45 PM

Headcount: Mama Mia!
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Tellabs trims, Calient cuts, Charter loses another key exec, and – omigosh! – free pizza!!

Motorola Buys Ucentric Systems
Cable Guy | 1/18/2005

Juniper Counts Q4 Strong
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Security business grew 26%, and Lucent now accounts for 10% of revenue. 'Let the flailing continue,' says Kriens

Bluesocket Gets Greenbacks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2005

WiFi startup grabs another $10M in venture funding

Sources: Anda Also Pursuing Polaris
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Polaris needs help and sources say Anda Networks might soon put the company's switches to work

Airespace Creates Turbulence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Is Juniper eyeing Aruba? Are Aruba and Trapeze looking for partners? And where does Colubris fit in?

SBC Calls on Outsourcing
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

RBOC farms out some of its IT and VOIP functions. Does it signal a trend for large incumbent carriers?

Airespace Creates Turbulence
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Is Juniper eyeing Aruba? Are Aruba and Trapeze going to partner? Are they going to sign new OEM deals?

The Switch Fix Is In
LR Mobile Column | 1/18/2005

After Cisco's acquisition of Airespace, what now for the enterprise wireless LAN market?

Amdocs Russian Deal 'Worth $180M'
News Analysis | 1/17/2005

Monster billing contract with Russia's Svyazinvest is worth an estimated $180 million, reckons Merrill Lynch

VoluBill Scores $14M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/17/2005

Announces Series C funding round and talks up Tier 1 carrier deals

FastWeb Unveils Expansion Plan
News Analysis | 1/17/2005

With merger talks over, Italian broadband competitor to issue €800M in new stock to fund network expansion

Broadband Booms in New EU
News Analysis | 1/17/2005

Broadband growth in Eastern Europe far outpaces that of older EU countries in the West

Time Warner Talk Fuels Sonus
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Word on Wall Street is that a fresh deal from Time Warner Telecom has pumped up Sonus stock

Will Tellabs Take Polaris?
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Rumor might indicate a big deal with carrier is imminent

Chip Battle Maxes Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Sequans and Wavesat unveil 802.16 silicon wins

Time Warner Talk Fuels Sonus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Word on Wall Street is that a fresh deal from Time Warner Telecom has pumped up Sonus stock

ZTE Hooks Up With Euro Carrier
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Furthers its international ambitions by forging an R&D partnership with Portugal Telecom

AT&T Exec to Expound on Ethernet
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Richard Klapman to explain AT&T’s Ethernet roadmap in Light Reading SuperWebinar

Cisco's Airespace Program
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Plans to merge its own products with Airespace's, eventually

A Rural Renaissance?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/13/2005

$4.4B deal to buy Western Wireless could be the start of consolidation trend for country carriers

Cisco's Secret Software Strategy
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Sources say Cisco has a top-secret software project it's using to develop a consulting business

Sonus Swing: Goldman's Golden Touch?
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Sonus sticks a two-day rally, rising nearly 14%. Either Samsung took a day to sink in, or Goldman gets credit

IPTV Tidbits: Microsoft, China & More
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Microsoft makes further progress with the RBOCs, Harmonic soars on guidance, plus other IPTV news snippets

Axiowave Shuts Down
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

The core-router hopeful has landed in receivership, with assets to be auctioned off beginning Jan. 19

Net.com: Back to the Enterprise
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Routing and switching vendor net.com looks to refocus on VOIP, government, and enterprise after dismal Q3

Cisco Buys Airespace
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Networking giant buys switch startup in $450 million acquisition UPDATED 6PM

Cisco Buys Airespace
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Networking giant buys switch startup in $450 million acquisition UPDATED 6PM

T-Mobile Links to HSDPA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2005

US carrier reported to be keen to sidestep initial W-CDMA launch UPDATED 01/13

Ransom Quits as Alcatel CTO
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Set to leave in the next few months, with current deputy tapped to take up CTO role

OpVista & Cox : Who Knew?
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Startup restart quietly sneaks in to get second major MSO contract, putting competitors on notice

Empirix Snaps Up CT Labs
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Testing vendor plans to use indie lab in R&D push, including building a test center for carrier-grade VOIP products

Arroyo Touts MSO Customers
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Startup is talking a big game in the MSO video server market, but rivals point to possible hyperbole

Samsung Sings Sonus Song
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Softswitch vendor Sonus has hooked up with Samsung, but investors and analysts don't seem impressed

Samsung Sings Sonus Song
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Softswitch vendor Sonus has hooked up with Samsung, but investors and analysts don't seem impressed

Comcast's VOIP Feature Creature
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Analysts say features will soon be a commodity and VOIP offerings are doomed for a price war

Wireless Bytes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Tropos unwires Jamestown, Roving Planet cashes up, Meru dons the rubber gloves and gets medical

LR Index Gets Fresh Blood
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Adtran, ECI, and Tekelec make the grade as AFC drops out. Meanwhile, it was down 30% in 2004

Matisse Aims to Make Impression
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Switch startup hires former Amber Networks CEO Sam Mathan, readies product launch

Lucent to Resell Alvarion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Strikes 802.16 OEM deal with Israeli vendor as it preps for initial market entry UPDATED 01/12

Eurobites: Who's Eatin' Whom
Column | 1/11/2005

Carriers line up their targets, KPN gets its wrist slapped, and there's courtroom drama in Finland!

Nortel Files 2003 Financials
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

The wait is over! Nortel unveils audited accounts for 2003 UPDATED 11 AM

Infineon Calls Off $206M Sale
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Terminates sale of fiber optics business unit to Finisar, which had cooled on the deal

Comcast Vaunts Its VOIP
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

RBOCs feel the heat as the cable company plans to market service to 15 million customers by year-end ’05

IP Fabrics Targets Intel Support
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

The startup, led by RadiSys's founder, says it's got a better way to program Intel's network processors

C-Cor: We'll Get Our Act Together
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

After a handful of acquisitions in 2004, C-COR misses Q2 targets but seeks to soothe investors about 2005

Tut Takes On CoSine
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

The telecom equipment vendor admits it's in it for the money, but it has also got its eye on CoSine's customers

ProQuent: Au Revoir, Paris
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Plays down closure of European office and talks up shift in sales strategy

Nortel Goes to the Wire
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Says it will start filing today as planned, but not until the markets have closed

Ciena Targets Cable MSOs With 4350
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Ciena announces its new 4350 Ethernet switch today, which aims to deliver better performance and less complexity

Bidding for Airespace
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Rumors of Cisco's interest could signal a price battle

CoSine Sold for $24M
News Analysis | 1/8/2005

Tut Systems to acquire it in stock-for-stock transaction to get hold of cash estimated at $22.75 million

WorldCom Directors Settle
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Former WorldCom brass agree to pay 20 percent of their net worth to end class action suit

Flarion Preps OEM Deals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Motorola and Nortel tagged as likely partners for startup UPDATED 01/10

Carrier Access Stumbles in Q4
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Already suffering from wireless capex hiatus, vendor now says FTTP and federal order delays have hit Q4

Carrier Access Stumbles in Q4
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Already suffering from wireless capex hiatus, vendor now says FTTP and federal order delays have hit Q4

UTStarcom Stung Again
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Declining sales in China and another revenue deferral will drop the company into the red for Q4

The 2005 Polls Are In!
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

An opportunity to share your views of 2005 prospects with readers of Light Reading Websites

CableLabs, CTAM Make CES Push
Cable Guy | 1/6/2005

The Compleat WiMax
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Light Reading publishes guide to an access technology that could compete with DSL and cable

Give Them Credit: Huawei's Growing
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Huawei says it's not using vendor financing to hurry its international expansion

BT Has 21CN Shortlists
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

BT has whittled down its potential next-gen network equipment suppliers from 300 to a handful

Cisco Buying Airespace?
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Sources say that Cisco is making a $400M-odd bid for the switch startup company

Cisco Buying Airespace?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Sources say that Cisco is making a $400M-odd bid for the switch startup company

2005 Un-Predictions
Column | 1/6/2005

Stuff that won't happen in 2005

Moto Leans on HSDPA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Vendor touts UK trials as proof of potential, following earlier UMTS setback

Headcount: Great Googly Moogly!
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Google wants to rule the world, Broadwing's brass get bonuses, and another Ciena executive takes off

CES Calling: VoIP Talk in Vegas
BroadBananas | 1/6/2005

Why Max?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Everything you wanted to know about WiMax... but were afraid to ask

Lightwaves2020 Lives On
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

E-TEK founder's expensive hobby company keeps going as other components companies drop like flies

VOIP Keeps Fueling Cable Growth
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

S&P concludes that cable MSOs have a leg up in the triple-play wars

China Netcom Eyes PCCW Stake
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

China Netcom looks set to pay a premium for a 20 percent share of Hong Kong operator PCCW

Vonage Tiptoes Into the UK
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Service available through Website only, targeting residential and small business users

Hitachi Beats Samsung at KDDI
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Vendor eclipses rival with $956 million EV-DO Revision A deal in Japan

Cisco, Nortel Vie for Comcast Deal
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Comcast’s optical RFP, distributed late last year, has analysts pointing to Cisco and Nortel as the favorites

Time Warner Confirms Sprint Talks
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Cable giant is in talks with Sprint to provide cellphone services to its subscribers

BT to Extend M&A Spree
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

It's not done yet! BT is set to buy a specialist extranet from Reuters in bid to dominate financial services

VOIP Has Created a Monster
The Philter | 1/4/2005

Samsung Wins KDDI Contract
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Vendor is said to have won $800 million EV-DO Revision A deal at Japanese carrier

Supporting Your Staff
The Philter | 1/4/2005

Straight Flush
The Philter | 1/4/2005

Lucent Faces Fat Cat Challenge
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Shareholders to vote on tighter controls over executive share bonuses

Vonage Goes WiFi
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

New portable handset will let users access service over wireless networks

Vonage Goes WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/4/2005

New portable handset will let users access service over wireless networks

SBC Sees IPTV Interference
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Don't adjust your sets: SBC may be required to honor local cable TV franchise rules as it rolls out IPTV services

Aruba Spews News
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2005

Announces software and hardware updates, together with two new customers

SBC: 'Let Us Entertain You!'
News Analysis | 1/3/2005

SBC ups the ante with a consumer electronics joint venture and a new all-in-one service

Corning Cleared in Chinese Fiber Fracas
News Analysis | 1/3/2005

China's Ministry of Commerce removes a 16% dumping penalty from Corning products

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