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Nextel Studies Standards
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/25/2004

Carrier will decide on either Flash-OFDM or CDMA 1x EV-DO early next year

TriQuint Ponders Optics Options
News Analysis | 10/25/2004

As TriQuint frets over the former Agere components group, a sale of the manufacturing plant falls through

Ethernet Coverage Remains Patchy
News Analysis | 10/25/2004

Number of Ethernet services in North America continues to grow, but geographic coverage remains patchy

Cisco Picks Up Perfigo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2004

Set to buy wireless network security firm for $74M in cash

S&P on BPL
The Philter | 10/22/2004

Verizon Expands FTTP Plan
News Analysis | 10/22/2004

To hire up to 5,000 staff as it expands its plans to six more states

Cisco Bolsters Its Security Story
News Analysis | 10/22/2004

Set to buy yet another network security technology firm, this time Perfigo for $74M in cash

Ericsson Warns on Growth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2004

Posts strong Q3 profit but points to slower market growth in 2005

Why, Max?
The Philter | 10/22/2004

Qwest Pays $250M to Settle SEC Probe
News Analysis | 10/22/2004

Qwest pays a nominal fee, doesn't admit guilt, and promises to hire a 'chief compliance officer'

Foundry Takes Its Lumps
News Analysis | 10/22/2004

CEO Bobby Johnson says that at least Q3 was not as 'lumpy' as previous quarters

Chip Gloom Shall Pass
News Analysis | 10/22/2004

Semiconductor firms are having a tough earnings season, but they say inventory problems are just temporary

Former Alcatel Exec Detained
The Philter | 10/21/2004

Overlinking
The Philter | 10/21/2004

SBC's IPTV Still up for Grabs
News Analysis | 10/21/2004

Alcatel may have the monster infrastructure contract, but the deal doesn't include its video middleware

Spirent Remembers David Gellerman
News Analysis | 10/21/2004

Spirent employees pay their respects to VP of marketing Dave Gellerman, killed in a car accident on Saturday

ArrayComm Bursts in UK
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2004

Australian customer leaks news of Oxford trial

LR Headlines: This Week in History
The Philter | 10/21/2004

Today's Biggest Sports Story
The Philter | 10/21/2004

Avici Banks on Partners
News Analysis | 10/21/2004

Core router vendor still bullish about partnership prospects as Q3 revenue slumps to $3.7M

Extreme Beats Estimates, Sees Uptick
News Analysis | 10/21/2004

Extreme Networks beats analyst expectations with Q1 revenues of $95.1 million

Mais Alors! Alcatel Bags $1.7B SBC Deal
News Analysis | 10/20/2004

Will be the main supplier and integrator for the carrier's access network upgrade UPDATED 7:00 PM

Hifn Debuts 'Antero' Security Processor
News Analysis | 10/20/2004

Countering rival Cavium, Hifn plans to use the IBM network processor to create an all-in-one security chip

Colt Turns to WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2004

Corporate services carrier to deploy WiMax technology in effort to cut costs

Wireless Buoys Lucent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2004

Mobility drives growth, as Lucent reports its first profitable fiscal year since 2000

LU Finds New Revenue
News Analysis | 10/20/2004

Mobility drives growth, as Lucent reports its first profitable fiscal year since 2000

NGS Launches OSS Survey
News Analysis | 10/20/2004

Our services site is updating its 'Who Makes What' taxonomy of the OSS sector. Is your company in it?

Lucent, Now in Book Form
The Philter | 10/20/2004

VOIP Vendors Get Vocal
News Analysis | 10/20/2004

Session controller vendors spew news, net.com gets in on the act, hosted VOIP gets a boost, and much more

Net Processors Sport New Look
News Analysis | 10/19/2004

Intel's latest network processor closes the book on its IXP1200, while Xelerated redoes its X11 chip

Spirent Ups VOIP Test Ante
News Analysis | 10/19/2004

Launches service to help resource-challenged carriers roll out VOIP, targets triple-play testing

Lights Out, VOIP Out
The Philter | 10/19/2004

You're OSS Is Ours
The Philter | 10/19/2004

Infinera Raises $52M More
News Analysis | 10/19/2004

Prior investors, joined by UTStarcom and CTC, pony up another round for the WDM systems maverick

Starent Linked to Virgin Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2004

Wireless router startup appears to have secured win with MVNO

Powerline Ethernet Gets the Nod
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2004

The FCC loves nascent broadband powerline (BPL) deployments, but the technology's future is far from certain

Like a Box of Chocolates
The Philter | 10/19/2004

General Bandwidth Adds Some S&M
News Analysis | 10/19/2004

Only a month after a CEO change, General Bandwidth is greeted by some familiar sales and marketing execs

Powerline Ethernet Gets the Nod
News Analysis | 10/19/2004

The FCC loves nascent broadband powerline (BPL) deployments, but the technology's future is far from certain

Buzz Buzz Buzz
The Philter | 10/18/2004

Lost Alamos
The Philter | 10/18/2004

When Will Cisco Go Soft?
News Analysis | 10/18/2004

New report says Cisco will ante up in the softswitch game within 12 months

Actual PR Item
The Philter | 10/18/2004

Check Point Gets Cheeky
News Analysis | 10/18/2004

Security vendor beats its numbers, boosts its guidance, and talks some trash about Juniper

Veraz Gets More Controlling
News Analysis | 10/18/2004

Softswitch player encroaches on session border controller territory with product upgrade

M&A Mojo
Column | 10/18/2004

The little deals matter

Rumors, Rumors
The Philter | 10/18/2004

Flarion Gears Up for 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2004

Flash-OFDM startup breaks into wireless LAN market with Netgear partnership

Alvarion Saves on InterWave
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2004

The price tag of its planned acquisition of InterWave is slashed by more than $15M following bitter war of words

Meru Makes Cuts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2004

Layoffs, but 'no major whacking' at WLAN switch startup

Bells Bullish on FCC Fiber Decision
BroadBananas | 10/15/2004

USTA's Telecom '04 in Pictures
Slide Shows | 10/15/2004

Submersible DSLAMs, IP video phones, and random pirates aplenty -- welcome to Las Vegas

Hammerhead Orders Dry Martini
News Analysis | 10/15/2004

An author of the IETF's 'Dry Martini' spec joins the company, as does a new VP of sales

Extreme's Jain Drain
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2004

Wireless LAN chief is leaving Extreme, according to sources

Flarion Greets Aloha
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2004

Flash-OFDM startup says Arizona is likely location for latest market trial

Extreme's Jain Drain
News Analysis | 10/15/2004

Wireless LAN chief is leaving Extreme, according to sources

SIP Ready for Prime Time, Says BT
News Analysis | 10/15/2004

British carrier encouraged by results of multi-vendor SIP interoperability testing for its next-generation network

Sprint Cuts Its Business Unit
News Analysis | 10/15/2004

More long-distance layoffs: Sprint cuts 700 from its Business Solutions division and will take a Q3 charge

Comcast Deal Puts Cedar Point in Play
BroadBananas | 10/14/2004

You Could Be a Winner...
The Philter | 10/14/2004

Tough Crowd
The Philter | 10/14/2004

Cisco Stumps for CRS-1
News Analysis | 10/14/2004

Amid talk that its new core router isn't being used, Cisco touts its two installations and 14 trials

Random Rant From LR's SF Office
The Philter | 10/14/2004

Arrrggghhh!
The Philter | 10/14/2004

Juniper Q3 Tops Estimates
News Analysis | 10/14/2004

Profits of 13 cents per share beat analyst expectations again, while revs grow to $375M, but stock takes a hit [UPDATED 10/15 11AM]

Empirix Hammers on Carriers' Doors
News Analysis | 10/14/2004

It's ready to launch its Hammer brand out of the labs with a VOIP test solution aimed at large carriers

Roberts' Anagran Plan Draws $8M
News Analysis | 10/14/2004

Larry Roberts' latest venture raises cash to pack flow-based routing into a 1U customer-premises device

Networks Rescues Nokia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2004

Infrastructure division helps keep Finnish vendor's Q3 net sales afloat

Counting the Cost of Ethernet Services
News Analysis | 10/14/2004

Carriers looking to provide Ethernet services might get ambushed by low price expectations

California PUC Pinches Packets
News Analysis | 10/14/2004

A recent California PUC decision led Verizon to shut down a VOIP network. Why are folks still talking about it?

Agere Quits 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2004

Pulls plug on PC market, focusing instead on VOWLAN [UPDATED 10/13 9:53 PM]

WiFi Goes WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2004

A slew of 802.11 players have their eye on WiMax

Ethernet Survey Ahoy!
The Philter | 10/13/2004

Net.com Reports Happy Q2 (Sort of)
News Analysis | 10/13/2004

Net.com reports Q2 profit and Microsoft win, but trims R&D staff due to slow carrier spending UPDATED 10/14

Gaming Observation
The Philter | 10/13/2004

RBOCs Clear (Another) Regulatory Hurdle
News Analysis | 10/13/2004

The Supreme Court has passed on three line-sharing cases, allowing earlier pro-RBOC decisions to stand

Treasure Chests
The Philter | 10/13/2004

Where's Metrica Going?
News Analysis | 10/13/2004

If ADC sells its Metrica OSS division to WatchMark-Comnitel, will it become WatchMark-Comnitel-Metrica?

Broadcom Chills on Do-It-All Chip
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2004

Touting concern over 802.11a's market potential, WLAN chipmaker poo-poos single-chip multimode products

Swiss IPTV Trial Hits 'Glitches'
News Analysis | 10/13/2004

Swisscom's trial of IPTV services has had early integration problems, according to system supplier Microsoft

Inconceivablke!!
Slide Shows | 10/13/2004

Dude, Where's My DSL?
News Analysis | 10/12/2004

Recent earnings from Adtran, AFC, and Ciena cite weak DSL sales, but others say it'll boom. What's going on?

Down Day for Cable Guys
News Analysis | 10/12/2004

Cable-related stocks C-Cor and Harmonic announce revenue shortfalls, but analysts say it's no big deal

NTL Points Fiery Finger at Tellabs
News Analysis | 10/12/2004

Cable operator NTL Ireland withdraws Tellabs boxes from homes, claiming a fire risk; Tellabs denies the danger

An FTTPlea
The Philter | 10/12/2004

Adtran Cites Lumps and Bumps in Q3
News Analysis | 10/12/2004

Adtran's Q3 suffered from a decline in late September sales and DSL continues to be 'lumpy,' says CEO

Ericsson Nears CDMA Target
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/12/2004

Swedish vendor is tipped to control 15 percent of CDMA market by year's end

BT Picks Radcom for VOIP Test
News Analysis | 10/12/2004

As test vendors pump their latest VOIP gear, BT deploys Radcom's VOIP quality tester in its next-gen network trial

Pedro's Friend
The Philter | 10/12/2004

The 'Vast Majority' Speaks
The Philter | 10/12/2004

Virtela Expands Into MPLS
News Analysis | 10/12/2004

The newfangled carrier, which created global VPN services, hopes to do the same for MPLS

Comcast & Verizon, Sitting in a Tree...
News Analysis | 10/11/2004

Cable and RBOC CEOs holster their weapons here in pursuit of clearer, less intrusive regulations

Worldwide MPLS
The Philter | 10/11/2004

LR Fires Up Leading Lights Awards
News Analysis | 10/11/2004

The industry's most rockin' awards program has just been launched -- go in big or go home

LR Fires Up Leading Lights
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/11/2004

The industry's most rockin' awards program has just been launched -- go in big or go home

Hammer to the Broadband
The Philter | 10/11/2004

The Leading Lights Are On!
Column | 10/11/2004

Win a Lightie!

Startup Looks to Solve Identity Crisis
News Analysis | 10/11/2004

Security specialist Caymas Systems emerges from stealth with a range of identity-management gateways

Analyst: Copper Is BellSouth's Gold
News Analysis | 10/11/2004

RBOC is set to award major access kit deals in the coming months, reckons analyst George Notter

So That's What 'Regulate' Means
The Philter | 10/11/2004

Access, Video Are 'All In' at USTA
News Analysis | 10/11/2004

Vendors and service providers arrive in Vegas for the USTA meeting, and Calix, MRV, Nuvio, and UTStarcom ante up

Okay, I'll Reboot
The Philter | 10/11/2004

Headcount: Job Count Friday
News Analysis | 10/8/2004

Telecom jobs still tumbling; Ciena moves on marketing; Fultz falls at RBN; Allied Telesyn shakes things up

NEC, Hitachi Spring Router Startup
News Analysis | 10/8/2004

JV launches an entire line of switches and routers, trying for a Japanese alternative to Cisco and Juniper

Wireless NAS Seeks a Niche
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2004

What will WiFi file servers be when they grow up?

Light Reading at USTA
The Philter | 10/8/2004

Gutenmorgen, Moto!
The Philter | 10/8/2004

Oh, You!
The Philter | 10/8/2004

The Philter Is On
The Philter | 10/8/2004

Costa del Kickback?
News Analysis | 10/8/2004

Alcatel has set up an internal affairs team to investigate allegations of corruption in Costa Rica

Bluetooth Bites Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2004

Unstrung poll suggests departure of Ericsson won’t send technology to an early grave

Flarion Flashes With Siemens
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2004

Flash-OFDM startup unveils first announced OEM deal

Calls for FCC Relief Get Louder
News Analysis | 10/8/2004

US Chamber of Commerce report finds the country would be more competitive with fewer telecom regulations

Skype Is More Than Hype
BroadBananas | 10/7/2004

Colubris's WiMax CliMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2004

Psuedo-Canadian startup plots fun stuff with WiMax

BT Awards Monster OSS Deal
News Analysis | 10/7/2004

BT has awarded Cramer one of the biggest OSS deals seen for years, but why is it so meaty?

HP Plans ATCA Telecom Blade
News Analysis | 10/7/2004

HP's putting its faith in an emerging ATCA standard for the launch of its first telecom blade server next year

The Ethernet CPA
Column | 10/7/2004

IXCs love their Ethernet access

Europe Stutters on PTT
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2004

Continent’s major carriers appear reluctant to commit to push-to-talk technology

Goodwill Clobbers Corning
News Analysis | 10/7/2004

A slow telecom recovery leads Corning to take a $2.9B correction [UPDATED 4:00 pm]

WLAN: Winners & Losers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2004

As shakeout grows, Airespace is climbing up the enterprise WLAN ranks

Cable VOD Reality Check
BroadBananas | 10/6/2004

Luminous Thinks Small
News Analysis | 10/6/2004

The RPR company wants to challenge micro-MSPPs with its customer-premises pizza box

Cramer Preps an IPO
News Analysis | 10/6/2004

OSS firm says it's working towards a London listing in 2005, but how would it use the cash?

Marconi Hovers on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2004

British vendor takes cautious approach to 802.16 technology

LR Launches Supplier Survey
News Analysis | 10/6/2004

Calls on vendors of telecom equipment to comment on the latest "Who Makes What" taxonomy

Adtran Falls Short in Q3
News Analysis | 10/6/2004

Stock slumps as remote DSLAM vendor says it'll miss third-quarter targets, but analysts see an upside

Former Ceyba CEO Joins Redback
News Analysis | 10/6/2004

Scott Marshall, a former Cisco cohort of Kevin DeNuccio, takes the engineering helm at the edge router company

Terayon Unveils CMTS Enhancements
BroadBananas | 10/5/2004

Ethernet Backplanes Approach 10 Gig
News Analysis | 10/5/2004

The IEEE 802.3ap standards effort is making progress, piggybacking on other 10-Gig Ethernet work

TIA, USTA Split on Supercomm
News Analysis | 10/5/2004

Supercomm will change shape in 2006 as its co-owner USTA focuses on its own conference

NextHop Leaps on Legra
News Analysis | 10/5/2004

Firm to use Legra leftovers for wireless routing software

NextHop Leaps on Legra
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2004

Firm to use Legra leftovers for wireless routing software

Nokia Linked to T-Mobile PTT
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2004

Finnish vendor rumored to be supplying German carrier's infrastructure kit

Wavesat Breaks Into WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2004

Chipset startup targets first mover advantage in battle with incumbent rivals

KPN Takes Fast Route to TV
News Analysis | 10/5/2004

As the industry focuses on TV over fixed broadband, Dutch incumbent KPN will resell an over-the-air service

Rumor: Is Broadcom Buying Agere?
News Analysis | 10/4/2004

Agere's stock got a boost on rumors of an acquisition by Broadcom, but analysts say it's a longshot

Siemens Gears Up for IPTV
News Analysis | 10/4/2004

Strikes OEM deal with middleware vendor Myrio as it chases carrier triple-play deals

Vitesse Makes a Mess
News Analysis | 10/4/2004

Chip maker reveals softer earnings and revenues, while some executives of note head for the door

Siemens and Huawei Edge Closer
News Analysis | 10/4/2004

With a wireless JV already in place, the vendors team up to target enterprise users. What next?

Alvarion Could Jilt InterWave
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2004

Alvarion moves the goalposts over $56M million acquisition of InterWave UPDATED 10:15 AM

Trapeze Branches Out
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2004

Trapeze claims it has the answer for branch office wireless LAN deployments

A Seller's Market
LR Mobile Column | 10/2/2004

A Seller's Market
Wireless LAN has clear benefits for enterprises, but it's the job of integrators and VARs to go out and sell it.

VOIP Threats Loom Large
News Analysis | 10/1/2004

Could a low-end PC bring down an entire enterprise VOIP network? Experts think it's possible

Blowing the Doors off 802.11
LR Mobile Column | 10/1/2004

Blowing the Doors off 802.11
Unstrung Live! event to address the art and science of enterprise wireless LANs
by the Staff

AirFlown?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2004

Wireless LAN switch semiconductor startup has had its chips, sources say

Exit Legra, Stage Right
News Analysis | 10/1/2004

WLAN switch startup sells off and shuts down, sources say – NextHop may pick up the pieces

Earnings Warning Turns Redback Blue
News Analysis | 10/1/2004

Disappointing SMS orders will lead to disappointing Q3 earnings, the company says

Exit Legra, Stage Right
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2004

WLAN switch startup sells off and shuts down, sources say

McFadden In, Mumford Out as NT CTO
News Analysis | 10/1/2004

Nortel's president of optical networks, Brian McFadden, takes over the CTO role from Greg Mumford today