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Huawei Lands Deutsche Deal
News Analysis | 3/10/2005

Deutsche Telekom is reselling Huawei enterprise routers in Germany, where the vendor claims increasing success

BT, Reuters in $3B Pact
News Analysis | 3/10/2005

BT buys Reuters' global network and lands $3 billion deal to provide the media firm with global services

Cisco's WiFi Flight Plan
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Document suggests three-stage integration process for Airespace tech

Cisco's WiFi Flight Plan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Document suggests three-stage integration process for Airespace tech

Regional Telcos Taking on Video Too
Cable Guy | 3/9/2005

The Baby Bells aren't the only phone companies hawking satellite TV service these days. Other regional telcos are also getting into the act.

Lucent Pushing Services
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Barnstorms CeBIT with new carrier deals and talk of supplying wholesale hosted VOIP services to cable operators

Powell Takes Credit for VOIP Growth
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Outgoing FCC Chairman Michael Powell says VOIP's growth was his crowning achievement

Alcatel to License IPWireless?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/9/2005

French incumbent appears a likely future customer as UMTS-TDD vendor focuses on licensing deals

NTL Casts a Wide Ethernet
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

UK carrier NTL gets in early with a national, MPLS-based, Ethernet virtual private LAN service

Agility Snares Another $15M
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/9/2005

The funding streak continues for tunable laser vendors

MEF Absorbs EFMA
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Industry organizations will combine their standardization efforts for carrier-class membership

Poll Reflects Optical Risks
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/9/2005

The dark days aren't over for optical components, according to results so far in this month's Work Poll

AOL: We've Got VOIP
News Analysis | 3/8/2005

AOL confirms it will officially launch its consumer VOIP service within a month

Juniper Unwires NetScreen
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/8/2005

Targets branch office with wireless security gateway

All-Optical Switch, Take Two
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

Lambda Optical Systems is touting a second-generation all-optical switch. This one comes with DWDM transport

FTTP Gets Plenty of Airtime
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

In the subdued mood of this year's OFC/NFOEC, about the only thing folks can point to that's exciting is FTTP

DT Preps WiMax Trials
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/8/2005

German incumbent plans 802.16 trials – Alvarion tagged as likely equipment supplier

Components Competition Is Killing
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

The components industry needs to boost prices by 30 to 40%, says Bookham CEO in a pre-OFC executive forum

OFC Curse Continues, Sort Of
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

A pre-OFC speaker goes down, continuing a spooky streak of medical mishaps

Know When to Hold 'Em
The Philter | 3/8/2005

Bouygues Bucks French Trend
News Analysis | 3/8/2005

As other French operators battle over DSL and 3G rollout, Bouygues Telecom carves out an alternative strategy

Citron: Triple Play Is Tripe
News Analysis | 3/8/2005

Vonage CEO Jeffrey Citron sees no immediate threat from telcos and cable companies offering consumer VOIP

Insight Seeks To Go Private
Cable Guy | 3/7/2005

Alien Talk Ain't Cheap
The Philter | 3/7/2005

Meru Talks Up Japan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2005

But what will it take to make VOWLAN big in America?

White Rock Picks Up Seranoa
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Acquisition gets the Sonet MSPP maker into the business of IP services concentration

Colubris Cashes Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2005

WLAN vendor lands $15M to accelerate enterprise push

Starent Shines at Verizon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Announces high-profile US deal with a reported initial value of $30M

OFC Preview: Signs of Life
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Fiber-to-the-premises and ROADMs are among the hot topics this year, and there's some 40-Gbit/s in there, too

PON Is King at OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Fiber to the premises is undeniably the hot topic at OFC, but vendors chasing PON dollars will find it a tough road

Inside SBC's IPTV Factory
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

A look into its labs shows how far along SBC's come in its quest to roll out IPTV to 19 million homes

KPN Lays Out IP Migration Plan
News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Dutch carrier plans to shed the vast majority of its fixed-line staff as it builds out its next-gen network

The Switch Is On for CLECs
News Analysis | 3/7/2005

A March 11 UNE-P deadline has CLECs scrambling to evaluate options

Ex-Cisco Exec Named Nortel COO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Nortel strips away some of Owens's job, picking former Cisco exec Gary Daichendt to be the No. 2 man

Vonage Off the Hook
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Vonage says its nationwide outage was caused by network problems UPDATED 3:50 PM

802.11 Users Fear for Future
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Security concerns remain critical to WLAN vertical market deployment, finds Unstrung Webinar

Ebbers Trial: The Jury Is Out
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

As jury proceeds to deliberations, judge tells them to give equal weight to circumstantial evidence

Ex-Cisco Exec Named Nortel COO
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Nortel strips away some of Owens's job, picking former Cisco exec Gary Daichendt to be the No. 2 man

Sonus Misses the Mark
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Claims of record Q4 orders do little to soothe declining revenues and another delayed earnings report

Optical Funding Lives!
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/4/2005

The numbers aren't staggering, but T-Networks and RIO show photonics funding is still out there

Ebbers Trial: Sex, Drugs & Numbers
News Analysis | 3/3/2005

'When you’re 63, there are some issues with memory'

BroadSoft Joins VOIP IPO Rush
News Analysis | 3/3/2005

IP Centrex firm BroadSoft is working towards an IPO and plans on beating rival Sylantro to the market

Triple-Play Favors Innovation
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2005

Unstrung poll sees market opportunity for WiMax and proprietary technology vendors

Anda Closes In on Polaris
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2005

If a deal is reached, Anda would keep the Polaris optical switching product but move R&D to its Chinese facility

Acterna Goes on Show
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2005

Tops test industry news with planned launches at next week's CeBIT and OFC/NFOEC tradeshows

Startups Search for Star Status
News Analysis | 3/3/2005

Heavy Reading survey shows young companies have lots working against them in the battle for mindshare

Radio Standard Gets Small
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Call it ZigBee or 802.15.4, this tiny radio standard is getting itself into a whole new mesh

Nortel Scores Comcast Coup
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Picks up the DWDM portion of the project, while Cisco settles for the routing piece

Survey Explores Micro MSPP Market
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Small players are in the market with micro MSPP products, but do they know what carriers are looking for?

Eurobites: Mixed Fixed Fortunes
Column | 3/2/2005

Europe's major carriers are experiencing mixed fortunes with their fixed-line businesses

Intel Pushes Ethernet Backplanes
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

An Ethernet variant of the ASI backplane standard could help vendors cut time and cost from equipment development

Ebbers: Bumpkin or Bully?
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Jurors ponder whether ex-WorldCom chief is a genial country bumpkin or a calculating CEO with a fierce temper

Telecom Italia Lines Up Tiscali Buys
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Industry source says Italian giant is buying the French and German operations of Tiscali, which needs the cash

Actix Confirms Stake Sale
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Network optimization vendor hands majority ownership to private equity firm Summit Partners

Two One Two Much
The Philter | 3/2/2005

Alcatel to Buy Native for $55M
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

As expected, Alcatel will buy Native in a cash deal that protects its R&D partnership and bolsters its MPLS story

Ebbers Day II: 'Look After Pennies'
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Prosecution zeros in on ex-WorldCom CEO's loans and his relationships with Scott Sullivan and Jack Grubman

Battle for MCI Heats Up
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Qwest and Verizon make cases for their bids in the public arena

TowerStream to Trial Free VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Plans to stage free VOIP-over-wireless LAN trial in New York City

Headcount: Vendor Vivisection
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Meriton gets a CEO, Allied Telesyn sends mixed signals, AT&T workers stay home, and GB adds bucks & brains

How Redback Won BellSouth
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Yes, it was the incumbent, but Redback also has a technology angle that makes analysts hopeful for its future

ArrayComm Gets Greenbacks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Preps market push following 'substantial' cash injection

Entrisphere Launches Flagship Device
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

The five-year-old startup's multiservice access device is built for larger service providers – like TDS, for example

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