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Cisco Preps Its Next Core Router: The 'CTR'
News Analysis | 5/31/2013

The successor to the CRS line, and the response to Alcatel-Lucent's core router, could be arriving later this year

Is Wi-Fi the Way Forward for Cable?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/31/2013

Cable operators have long sought a connection to the wireless world – is Wi-Fi the missing link?

Verizon Hails Europe, Talks M&A
News Analysis | 5/31/2013

President of Verizon Enterprise Solutions talks about Europe, M&A, cloud services and managed security but is less keen to talk about Huawei

Fan TV Courts Cable for New Box
News Analysis | 5/31/2013

Silicon Valley startup seeks pay-TV partnerships for new retail set-top

Unicom's Inglorious Award
AsiaBlog | 5/31/2013

Staff humiliation strategy goes viral in China

Euronews: T Italia Spins Off Fixed-Line Unit
News Analysis | 5/31/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: SDN brings jobs to Belfast; Chinese pair move in on Ethiopia; Russian merger on the cards?

BlackArrow Targets Live TV Ads
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/30/2013

Ad technology vendor extends dynamic insertion capabilities to live TV streams

Telefónica Brokers Mobile Money Alliance
News Analysis | 5/30/2013

Partners with leading Spanish banks to build new digital services and its own mobile wallet

ActiveVideo Reaches Roku
News Analysis | 5/30/2013

Technology firm helps Net2TV launch Portico TV service on Roku boxes

Comcast X1 Finds Its Voice
News Analysis | 5/30/2013

Top US MSO adds voice controls to iPhone app for new IP video program guide

Euronews: AlcaLu D-Day Is June 19
News Analysis | 5/30/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Europe falls way behind in mobile market; Neelie gets nautical; Cisco challenges Microsoft's Skype buy

Rackspace Adds Brocade's vRouter
News Analysis | 5/30/2013

The former Vyatta router becomes an option in Rackspace's hybrid cloud

Dish Beats Sprint's Bid for Clearwire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/29/2013

The race is still on as Dish offers more than Sprint's revised bid for Clearwire

Akamai Offers CDN Aid to Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/29/2013

CDN vendor pitches two new products to MSOs, following Verivue purchase

AT&T Adds 11 New 4G LTE Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/29/2013

Ma Bell's LTE footprint is now at 239 markets in the US as it moves to cover 250 towns and cities with the new 4G tech by summer's end

Policy Is NFV's Pacesetter
EuroBlog | 5/29/2013

The policy control players are setting the network functions virtualization (NFV) pace and scrambling for kudos

Hillcrest Snags Comcast RDK License
News Analysis | 5/29/2013

The motion-control software developer signals a return to the pay-TV business

Verizon Fires Up AWS Support
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/29/2013

Samsung Galaxy 4 and Nokia Lumia 928 will be amongst the first phones to support AWS via a software upgrade

ZTE Passes Alcatel-Lucent
News Analysis | 5/29/2013

Optical networking had a dreary quarter in which Chinese vendors took the top two spots

Euronews: DT Overturns $791M Lawsuit
News Analysis | 5/29/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: T-Systems, Orange in videoconferencing accord; ST-Ericsson GPS unit sold; ADVA lands UK deal

Cisco Report Predicts Mobile Domination in 2017
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2013

In its latest VNI report, Cisco finds that mobile devices will drive 55 percent of IP traffic in 2017 as we enter the 'zettabyte era' UPDATED 4PM

Casa Unveils First Integrated CCAP
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/28/2013

New C100G chassis beats integrated products from Arris, Cisco, CommScope and Harmonic to market

Juniper & Sonus Try SDN Together
News Analysis | 5/28/2013

The partnership potentially sets up some software-defined networking apps and apparently gives Juniper a new SBC to play with

Samsung Embraces CableCARDs
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/28/2013

Consumer electronics vendor plans retail CableCARD set-top for US holiday season

Orange Has High Hopes for NFV
News Analysis | 5/28/2013

Network functions virtualization (NFV) is a step toward the convergence of the cloud and wide area networks, believes Orange's Director of Technical Strategy

Dish Dives Into Fixed-Mobile Broadband
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2013

Satellite TV provider teams with nTelos to launch a new service that combines their broadband service offerings

Euronews: Vodafone Wins Spain's 4G Race
News Analysis | 5/28/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Google's big mobile plans in Africa and Asia; Deutsche Telekom ponders deals; EC probes Apple's iPhone contracts

Comcast, Shaw Expand Wi-Fi Reach
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/27/2013

Two major North American MSOs launch Wi-Fi hotspots in several new markets

Euronews: Telefónica, Megafon Team Up
News Analysis | 5/27/2013

Also; Fortumo strikes direct carrier billing agreements; Kroes sets legislation target; Etisalat tabled biggest bid for Maroc stake; and Nokia's lawyers kept busy

T-Mobile's 4G LTE Pops Up in NYC
Jonestown | 5/27/2013

T-Mobile's 4G LTE isn't officially live in NYC but we're already seeing signals

Arris Counts on CPE Upgrades
News Analysis | 5/24/2013

CEO Bob Stanzione sees big replacement cycle starting for home devices this year

WOW Loses Subs Across the Board
News Analysis | 5/24/2013

The cable overbuilder sheds video, data and voice customers in Q1

Heavyweights Form CloudEthernet Forum
News Analysis | 5/24/2013

But why?

Euronews: French Carriers Feel the Squeeze
News Analysis | 5/24/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia defers fixed-line decision; Portugal Telecom profits down; Huawei prospers in Middle East

Photos: Ethernet's 40th Anniversary
Slide Shows | 5/23/2013

Bob Metcalfe and friends gathered at the Computer History Museum, appropriately enough, to talk about the past and future of Ethernet

ConteXtream Claims a Carrier SDN Coup
News Analysis | 5/23/2013

The grid networking company says it's got a 40M-user software-defined networking deployment with ... well, of course they're not saying

ITU, IEC Tackle Content Rights
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/23/2013

Two international agencies create common standard for IPTV content rights metadata

NSN & Intel Get Edgy
EuroBlog | 5/23/2013

A combination of liquid applications and virtualization power could be interesting.

Euronews: BT, Ciena Boast 800G First
News Analysis | 5/23/2013

Also in today's regional roundup: Virgin lands Sky deal; Ericsson's landmark; Wayra in Prague; Soros invests in UK altnet; Swisscom boosts 4G; Ipanema's CIO survey

CTIA: Carriers' Developer Love Fest is Kaput
Que Sera Sarah | 5/22/2013

Mobile app developers, once the object of wireless operators' affections, are now an afterthought

CTIA: T-Mobile Takes 'Uncarrier' Attitude to Work
News Analysis | 5/22/2013

The newly public company is making a big push to woo the enterprise with new pricing plans and services

Luminaries Mourn the Xerox PARC Gap
News Analysis | 5/22/2013

On the 40th anniversary of Ethernet, Silicon Valley's golden generation discusses the US's innovation gap – assuming there is one, that is

JLo @ CTIA: Viva Las Vegas!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2013

JLo bought some much-needed sparkle to a lackluster CTIA show as she and Verizon attempt to cater to a growing Latino mobile demographic

TiVo Basks in Cable Glow
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/22/2013

DVR pioneer reports biggest MSO subscriber gains in seven years

Joyeux Anniversaire Ethernet
EuroBlog | 5/22/2013

Ethernet is 40 years old and some European service provider execs are crashing the party

Juniper's SDN Jumps Into Cloudscaling
News Analysis | 5/22/2013

Cloudscaling's $10M B round also gives Juniper an SDN foothold in the cloud

CTIA: T-Mobile's 4G/LTE Snaps at Verizon's Heels
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2013

RootMetrics finds T-Mobile has boosted its upload speeds significantly with its new LTE network in Las Vegas

Euronews: Vodafone Delays UK 4G Launch
News Analysis | 5/22/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia denies break-up; Telefónica's LatAm IPO on ice; Ericsson calls time on cable production

CTIA: Verizon Pushes for Single-Mode LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2013

Verizon is examining single-mode LTE devices, but they may not be smartphones as operators are reluctant to lose their 3G safety nets anytime soon

Ergen's Latest Gambit: $2B for LightSquared?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2013

Dish CEO's latest wireless gamble is reportedly a $2 billion bid for LightSquared spectrum he might not ever get to use

Google Fiber's Future Looks Limited
News Analysis | 5/21/2013

Analysts foresee a slo-mo rollout for Google's gigabit fiber service

Brocade & A10 Settle
News Analysis | 5/21/2013

The usual patent spat comes down to the usual ending

CTIA: AT&T Works on Wi-Fi Integration
News Analysis | 5/21/2013

Wi-Fi discussions move from offload to integration at CTIA as a number of vendors rise to the challenge

Verizon Taps AlcaLu & Ericsson for 4G Small Cells
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2013

AlcaLu & Verizon are confirmed as the first small-cell vendors for Verizon Wireless' deployment in second half of 2013

Could Sprint Have Clearwire Takeover in the Bag?
Jonestown | 5/21/2013

Sprint pre-announces tri-band LTE devices that run on Clearwire's spectrum while upping the bid for its partner

FourthWall Nips at Nielsen
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/21/2013

Company expands TV viewer index, adding to the growing volume of set-top data now available to marketeers

US Still Suffers Broadband Divide
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/21/2013

New FCC report says over one-third of US homes still don't have high-speed data

Policy Push for Telefónica UK
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2013

Major UK mobile operator plans to become more responsive with the deployment of a new policy management platform from Tekelec

Euronews: Vodafone's Profits Plummet
News Analysis | 5/21/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Vodafone pulls out of BT's mobile beauty parade; Ericsson's Wi-Fi wizardry; trouble at O2 mill

Rumor: Google to Add SDN Smarts to Android
Rumors | 5/20/2013

Industry talk suggests the next version of Android will include OpenFlow support

CTIA: Digital Life Pays Off for AT&T
News Analysis | 5/20/2013

Most customers sign up for both security and home automation, Digital Life's president reveals as AT&T launches seven additional markets

Microsoft Fires Xbox Bullet at Cable's STB
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/20/2013

Reports suggests Microsoft is in talks with Time Warner Cable and others about replacing the set-top box with an Xbox

Services Battle Shifts to the Home
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/20/2013

Home gateways are about to become a key weapon in the battle for broadband customers and new revenue streams, suggests report

Euronews: Jolla Unveils First Smartphone
News Analysis | 5/20/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: De Gucht ups the ante in subsidy row; Vodacom profits from African data boom; KPN raises €4B

Photos: Packet-Optical Transport Evolution
Slide Shows | 5/17/2013

Light Reading visits New York for its latest SDN-fest -- er, packet-optical conference

Cisco Scores With Video
News Analysis | 5/17/2013

CEO John Chambers credits the NDS deal and Videoscape for Q3 revenue gains

MW13: Field Techs Are the Company
Que Sera Sarah | 5/17/2013

Move over actors and models. The field tech is becoming the real face of service providers

Playing the Mobile Data Game
Que Sera Sarah | 5/17/2013

When it comes to mobile data, would you rather 'set it and forget it' or get paid to play?

Time Warner Cable Linked to Hulu Bid
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/17/2013

Big MSO and another undisclosed pay-TV provider are reportedly lining up offers

MW13: Five Key Trends for CSPs
News Analysis | 5/17/2013

Five communications service provider (CSP) takeaways from four days at the Management World SPIT-fest

Telefónica + Samsung: Digital Dream Team?
EuroBlog | 5/17/2013

It's not the end game, but a new accord between Telefónica Digital and Samsung is showing the way for traditional telcos

Euronews: Telefónica Teams With Samsung
News Analysis | 5/17/2013

As bandy-legged soccer legend Becks prepares to hang up his boots for the final time, Euronews dons its dress-down-Friday sarong and brings you what really matters: the latest EMEA telecom headlines

CTIA: Mobile Show Adopts a Latin Vibe
Que Sera Sarah | 5/17/2013

The mobile industry is looking south where smartphones and services still have a lot of room to grow

Storage Woes Tug at Brocade's Q2
News Analysis | 5/17/2013

The storage networking maker saw SAN and IP sales slip, but tightened expenses save the day.

MW13 Slide Show: Nice is Nice!
Slide Shows | 5/16/2013

Snapshots from inside the TM Forum's Management World in Nice and outside in the sunny French Riviera

Arris Sees Stormy Spring
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/16/2013

But CEO Bob Stanzione still expects a brighter second half

DirecTV Weighs OTA Tuners
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/16/2013

Satellite TV giant explores options to bypass rising broadcast retrans fees

Mellanox Buys Silicon Photonics for 100G
News Analysis | 5/16/2013

Kotura, on the verge of producing a 100G transceiver, finds itself a buyer.

MW13: What CIOs Really Want
EuroBlog | 5/16/2013

There's a particular application enterprise CIOs would like to see on their comms menu, says Colt exec

Investors Go Giddy Over Cisco's Q3
News Analysis | 5/16/2013

Yes, it's that exciting that Cisco's news wasn't so bad

Euronews: EU Threatens China Probe
News Analysis | 5/16/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Saudi operator denies surveillance claims; Vodafone does VDSL with Deutsche Telekom; AT&T can't see much M&A potential in Europe

MW13: InfoVista Preps More M&A
News Analysis | 5/16/2013

Another acquisition is imminent as the Service Provider IT (SPIT) specialist looks to bolster its OSS portfolio

Comcast Snares Hotel Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/15/2013

MSO business unit will deliver Ethernet, HDTV and voice service to seven Midwestern hotels

The Case for Flexibility Beyond 100G
Craig's A-List | 5/15/2013

Comcast joins Google in asking for a flexible-rate optical standard, rather than 400G or terabit, but that's easier said than done

Verizon's Call for SDN Help
LRTV Interviews | 5/15/2013

What would it really mean to push software-defined networking to the optical layer? Sterling Perrin & Craig Matsumoto discuss

How Carriers Should Respond to SDN and DDoS
News Analysis | 5/15/2013

What they have in common is that they're on the mind of former CenturyLink exec Dennis Brouwer, who dished some advice at a recent Heavy Reading event

MW13: Amdocs Embraces Virtualization
News Analysis | 5/15/2013

Major Service Provider IT (SPIT) vendor boasts multiple virtualized products

MW13: Tu Go Users Get Chatty
News Analysis | 5/15/2013

Users of Telefónica Digital's voice-over-IP service are spending 15 to 20 percent of their talk time within the app

100G Startup Raises Another $20M
News Analysis | 5/15/2013

Acacia gets another splash of cash as competition continues to thrive in 100G interfaces

Euronews: Orange Hatches Startups
News Analysis | 5/15/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei lands London-Paris 100G deal; Iliad triples Q1 revenues; ZTE goes after MVNOs

MW13: NFV Picks Up Speed
News Analysis | 5/15/2013

The concept of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is being adopted, and acted upon, more quickly than many expected

Arris Chief Wields OpEx Axe
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/15/2013

CEO Bob Stanzione cuts costs, talks of Motorola Home 'distractions' and highlights new cable product development

Optical SDN Could Require Vendor-Specific Help
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

It's a complicated task to get software-defined networking to reach ROADMs, according to a Packet Optical Transport Evolution keynoter

To Bundle or Not to Bundle
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Senate subcommittee hearing delves into a la carte TV and other video issues

MW13: Cricket Plays in Big Data Sandbox
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Prepaid operator is experimenting with a big-data strategy internally with the goal of monetizing it for third parties

MW13: Skype Waits for Operators to Woo It
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Microsoft's VoIP company wants to forge partnerships with carriers, but it's playing hard to get

EuroBlog | 5/14/2013

Has the Surface Tablet ever been this popular?

Ceton Boosts CableCARDs
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Vendor unveils two new CableCARD tuners for Windows Media Center PCs

Cyan Works the Big Screen
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Fresh off a successful IPO, the packet-optical and SDN supplier is still in search of profitability

Ciena Goes Packet-Happy in the Metro
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

The packet side of the 6500 packet-optical platform gets some love

Euronews: Nokia Loses Market Share, Tries Metal
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: French govt plans 'smartphone tax'; Vodafone's nice surprise from Verizon; BT's late with its Ethernet

MW13: Major Vendors Set OSS Accord
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

Good news for vendors and operators but not so great for everyone, it seems…

Overture Upgrades Ethernet Access Line
News Analysis | 5/14/2013

The company's platform for cell towers and metro rings gets a boost in capacity and software

Wireless Networks Look Ripe for Energy Savings
News Analysis | 5/13/2013

The GreenTouch consortium's ideas look great on paper, but when will hardware makers buy in and get the ball rolling?

MW13: Tekelec Warns of VoLTE Signaling Storm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2013

4G Voice is operators' single biggest concern when it comes to signaling, Diameter vendor suggests

Microsoft Eyes OTT Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2013

Company is reportedly exploring set-top options beyond the Xbox

Samsung: Inching Toward 5G?
Jonestown | 5/13/2013

Even before 5G is defined, Samsung says it has tested so-called 5G millimeter wave technology at 1-Gbit/s.

ABC Joins Live TV Streaming Parade
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2013

Network becomes first major broadcaster to start streaming live programming

Carrier Wi-Fi: Always Best Connected
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/13/2013

A new Light Reading initiative explores how – and why – network operators can scale and accelerate investment in Wi-Fi

MW13: Microsoft's Fab Freebie
EuroBlog | 5/13/2013

Is this the biggest industry event giveaway of all time?

That Big Data Sinking Feeling
Que Sera Sarah | 5/13/2013

Analyze this? Or analyze that? The operator back-office data deluge is generating more questions than answers

Euronews: BT Hints at 4G Push
News Analysis | 5/13/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia fined by antitrust body; ambulance-chasing in the UK; NSN scores with CEM at Zain

Infinera Snags One From NSN
News Analysis | 5/13/2013

As NSN's optical spinoff comes to life, it's greeted with the news that a European customer is buying 100G from Infinera

Photos: Interop Whirlwind Tour
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2013

When you've got less than 24 hours in Vegas, what do you do? Run around and snap photos, right?

YouTube Fires Up Subscription TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/10/2013

Who says you can't get à la carte TV service?

Policy Control: Preparing for a Virtual Makeover?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/10/2013

The policy control market is poised to more than double over the next five years, as operators put policy at the heart of their strategic thinking

Getting to Grips With Comverse
News Analysis | 5/10/2013

For CEO Philippe Tartavull, 2013 is all about getting Comverse back on track as a relevant, focused service provider IT giant.

AT&T Plans 4G Voice Launch This Year
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2013

AT&T's network president promises initial VoLTE market launches with 3G fallback in 2013

Euronews: BT's Results Prompt Shares Surge
News Analysis | 5/10/2013

Also in today's roundup: Spain's 4G race is on; Telecom Italia won't cede control of fixed-line network; antenna firm snapped up

Cyan's Not Blue Over NYSE Debut
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Recovers from early dip as it goes public and plans one helluva party

Interop Photos: SDN Keynote Frenzy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Well, maybe they went light on the 'frenzy' part. But they did shoot some hoops

BT's Got Balls
EuroBlog | 5/9/2013

UK incumbent's sports content strategy has all the makings of an 'own goal'

Hello Aio! AT&T Joins Prepaid MVNO Crowd
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

A growing list of new MVNOs with nonsensical names rides Tier 1 networks in the US

Cablevision Still Shaking Off Sandy
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

The MSO reports lower video and overall net revenues in first quarter

McCain Stirs Pay-TV Pot Again
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Veteran cable adversary pushes Senate bill to promote à la carte pricing

3G, 4G & Wi-Fi: AT&T Plans Small-Cell Threesome
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

AT&T wants Wi-Fi in every small cell it deploys in the near future but managing such a broadband ménage à trois is tricky, explains the operator's network operations president

Euronews: Telecom Italia Suffers Sales Slump
News Analysis | 5/9/2013

Also in today's roundup: euNetworks borrows €45M; Ooredoo deploys Tata's IPX+ platform; Neelie's going nowhere!

China Mobile Delays Key 4G Tender
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2013

China Mobile puts its 4G network equipment bid process on hold, and leaves vendors on tenterhooks, as it weighs rollout strategy

What Applications Will Want from SDN
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

An Interop panel takes a swing at what the application/network relationship will look like as software-defined networking takes hold

Wi-Fi Signs Don't Bode Well for Cisco
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

It's not as though Wi-Fi is Cisco's entire business, but Aruba and Ruckus's recent stumbles aren't exactly good signs

Open Compute Project Takes on Networking
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The open-source project that's trying to upend data-center hardware has turned its eye on the network. Cue dramatic music ...

For Guavus, Next Stop AT&T?
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Telecom analytics specialist is on a tear in North America, with AT&T possibly its next port of call

T-Mobile Plays LTE Catch Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The uncarrier says its on track to cover 100 million pops with LTE by mid-year, but it'll be playing catch up for awhile

Verizon CEO: Small Cells Coming in 2013
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Verizon Wireless CEO says that small cells will arrive on the operator's network later this year

TiVo Goes 'Psychographic'
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The company's advertising data unit combines set-top info with 'psychographic' data to enhance analytics

No, Wait ... Maybe Avago's Running Arista's 100G
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Either way, there's a spot of bad news for the optical components side

Comcast Shuts Premium Skype Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Top MSO becomes latest player to abandon paid video chat

Global Capacity Gets Proactive
LRTV Interviews | 5/8/2013

Global Capacity's VP of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope discusses proactive network monitoring, unified Ethernet and TDM interconnects – and the 'original' Sabrina

Euronews: TeliaSonera Wins Spanish 4G Race
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Q1s from Telefónica, Deutsche Telekom and Telekom Austra; former Murdoch man to head up Virgin Media

What's So Great About Open-Source IMS?
News Analysis | 5/8/2013

The promise of Metaswitch's Project Clearwater lies not in making IMS software cheaper, but in repurposing that software to more powerful ends, one analyst claims

Mobile Users Yearn to Churn, NSN Finds
Que Sera Sarah | 5/7/2013

A survey of 8,700 global wireless users suggest they'll jump ship if data quality isn't up to par

Virtualization Takes the Stage at Interop
Craig's A-List | 5/7/2013

Cisco, Juniper and other more traditional Interop speakers might get overshadowed by the forces of virtualization

Suddenlink Scores Across-the-Board Gains
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2013

TiVo attraction helps operator add video subs in first quarter

Nokia on the Road to Hell?
Que Sera Sarah | 5/7/2013

Shareholders are asking the Windows Phone maker to choose a different road, but none are paved with gold.

Five 'Nice' Thoughts
EuroBlog | 5/7/2013

Ahead of the annual Management World event in Nice, France, we ask: What would be good to see at the SPIT sector's major jamboree?

AT&T's LTE: Surfin' USA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Ma Bell continues its weekly launches of LTE markets with five new LTE towns now live

Charter's Ups & Downs
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Major MSO reports higher Q1 revenues but loses more basic analog subscribers, reversing year-ago video gains

thePlatform Places Live TV Bet
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Comcast unit combines live and on-demand workflows in a single system

The Benefits of NFV
LRTV Interviews | 5/7/2013

Karl-Heinz Nenner from Deutsche Telekom talks about the operational efficiencies that operators are expecting from network functions virtualization (NFV)

Euronews: Coriant Goes Solo
News Analysis | 5/7/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Motorola Mobility's patents strategy in the spotlight; Liberty Global sees growth; T-Mobile Austria has its day in court

Non-Silicon Photonics Boost Arista's 100G
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Finisar is reportedly providing the laser arrays in Arista's highest-density 100G switch

Big Switch Recruits VP from Cisco
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Another member of Cisco's SDN team is off to seek greener pastures

Google Fiber Has a Shot as an Overbuilder
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Other overbuilders have tried and failed, but Google might have the right formula to succeed, a Wall Street firm says

Clearwire Board Says Sprint's the Only Way Out
News Analysis | 5/6/2013

Clearwire urges its stockholders to accept Sprint's cash, ignoring Dish's bid and admitting it has few alternatives

Operators Cut AlcaLu Out of API Equation
News Analysis | 5/3/2013

Operators are still interested in APIs. They just don't need a vendor's help, Alcatel-Lucent says

CenturyLink Uses Omaha as 1Gig Test Bed
News Analysis | 5/3/2013

It's the third-largest US telco's first FTTP 1Gig network build, but it could set the stage for more to come

Euro Telcos Boast TV Gains
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2013

Landlines might not be popular and mobile margins are under pressure, but Europe's telcos are gaining TV customers

Euronews: Ericsson Offloads Power Cable Unit
News Analysis | 5/3/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: UK's Imagination sees shares fall; Belgacom first-quarter profits down €28M; funding round FeedsHenry $9M

Slide Show: The Genband Perspective
Slide Shows | 5/2/2013

Snapshots from Genband's conference in Orlando, featuring speakers, rock shows and surprises

Voice: The Old New Killer App?
Que Sera Sarah | 5/2/2013

Operators want to breathe new life into voice, but it will take more than better-quality calling

Intel Adds to Its SDN Arsenal
EuroBlog | 5/2/2013

The chip giant has gained some seasoned telecom API smarts with a strategic acquisition in Northern Ireland

SoftBank Gets the SEC Nod to Acquire Sprint
News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Sprint will vote on Softbank's takeover on June 12 and expects the deal to close by July 1

Cox Targets SMBs With Hosted Voice
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Expands its business services portfolio with hosted VoiceManager IP Centrex offering

Top 10 Perspectives From Genband
News Analysis | 5/2/2013

The top insights, opinions and quotables from Genband's Perspectives conference in Orlando

CBS Financials Fuel Aereo Angst
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2013

With its growth in retransmission revenues, no wonder CBS wants Aereo out of the picture

Samsung Finds Some Safety in the Enterprise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Device maker's enterprise platform is winning over enterprises that feared Android security and fragmentation

Euronews: Telekom Austria Lights 100G in Croatia
News Analysis | 5/2/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telekom Austria deploys voice core with ZTE; BT probed over broadband wholesale prices; BSkyB creates jobs

Former CTIA Head Could Be Next FCC Chief
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Tom Wheeler, former CTIA head and NCTA president, could soon add FCC to his collection of initials

Comcast Mines Business & Home Services
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Comcast could take home $3 billion haul in commercial services this year

SPIT Giants Make Q1 Gains
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Service provider IT (SPIT) big hitters Amdocs, Comverse and Asia-Info Linkage can all feel pleased with the start to 2013

What's the Next Mega-Mobile Merger in the US?
Jonestown | 5/1/2013

Sprint's three-horse merger and Verizon buying up Vodafone are likely next up in the M&A mania – what happens after that, though, gets murkier

Arista's On-Board Optics Boost 100G Density
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Who needs those pesky CFP-sized transceivers, anyway?

Comcast Suffers Q1 Video Subs Setback
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/1/2013

While triple-play gains and X1 progress look good for Comcast, the bad news is that its video subs attrition rate is on the rise again

Tata Adapts to New Network Era
LRTV Interviews | 5/1/2013

Henry 'The Dude' Bohannon at Tata Communications talks Carrier Ethernet, globalization, PBB, SDN and The Big Lebowski

T-Mobile Completes MetroPCS Merger
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2013

The combined company talks big about 'smoking fast' 4G in 90% of the top 25 metro areas in 2014

Breznick's Back on Cable Duty
EuroBlog | 5/1/2013

Former Light Reading Cable editor is back in the hot seat, covering MSO and video developments

Spirent Sticks With R&D Strategy
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Sales may have faltered but the test specialist is ramping up R&D spending in areas such as 4G and SDN to prepare for new business

Euronews: AlcaLu Tackles Its Debt Pile
News Analysis | 5/1/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Vivendi considers SFR flotation; Telefónica's data center launch; M2M in Germany

Photos: Disney Puts the Magic in Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2013

The happiest place on earth is also one of the most advanced in terms of a lot of hot topics in mobility

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