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Metcalfe Gets Into Parc Party Mode
Craig's A-List | 2/12/2013

Bob Metcalfe didn't get asked to be on the cake and ice cream committee, but he'll help discuss innovation when Ethernet's birthday comes around in May

Pertino Says: Go Build a Network!
News Analysis | 2/12/2013

The startup's managed service isn't as cuddly as Build-a-Bear, but it could be an easier, hardware-free way to build a network

Investors Back Genband's Vision
News Analysis | 2/12/2013

New capital injection of more than $343M revealed as Genband unveils its new direction

Does Dish Have a Plan B?
The Bauminator | 2/12/2013

Charlie Ergen insists Dish's rival bid for Clearwire is the best option, but admits that the 'deck is stacked against us'

DoJ Wants a Closer Look at Arris-Moto Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/12/2013

Also: ThinkAnalytics stays on a tear; Cablevision signs SMB sales partner; Starz keeps Sony flicks through 2021

Euronews: BT Expands FTTX Rollout
News Analysis | 2/12/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Nokia challenges Indian tax probe; Euro operators want level playing field on data protection; Vertu goes Android

Genband Constructs Cloud-Based UC Service
The Philter | 2/11/2013

Genband launches a new cloud-based unified communications service and a marketing message to modernize its boxy brand

Cablevision, Suddenlink Climb Netflix's Rankings
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/11/2013

In the eyes of Netflix, Cablevision and Suddenlink are the top-ranked cable ISPs, trailing only Google Fiber. All three happen to be members of Netflix's private CDN club

Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
LRTV Interviews | 2/11/2013

The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.

F5 Buys Layer 7 SDN Specialist
News Analysis | 2/11/2013

The application layer needs a special touch in SDN, F5 contends, so it's buying a 4-year-old specialist in that field

Comcast Checks Into a New Revenue Stream
The Bauminator | 2/11/2013

Can Comcast make a successful run at servicing hotels while companies like LodgeNet struggle?

Europe's Broadband Nightmare
EuroBlog | 2/11/2013

The digital dream of EC Commissioner Neelie Kroes has been shattered by clueless political pinheads

Dish Unveils Its HD-DVR Sling Shot
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/11/2013

Also: TW Cable pipes set-top VoD to PCs; HDTV is taking over US homes; TiVo puts over-the-air TV on its DVR roadmap; Dish battles with ESPN

Euronews: EU Kills Broadband Budget
News Analysis | 2/11/2013

Also: Ericsson teams up with Gemalto on M2M; ITU follows up Dubai gabfest with report; private equity firms eye EE; and Depeche Mode!

Alcatel-Lucent: Don't Blame Ben
EuroBlog | 2/8/2013

AlcaLu's board, not outgoing CEO Ben Verwaayen, is to blame for the vendor's current predicament

CSPs Prep for Nemo, Heavy Snow
The Philter | 2/8/2013

While the Northeast tucks in for a winter storm, we wonder what challenges CSPs face when digging out of a heavy snowfall

Allegiance to Close Kansas Systems
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2013

Also: Suddenlink goes whole-home with the TiVo Mini; Comcast clamps down on tablet and smartphone security

Euronews: End of NSN in Sight?
News Analysis | 2/8/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Telecom Italia feels southern Europe heat; top investor dumps Vodafone; Telefónica trumpets VoLTE-to-3G success

APAC Telecom's Seismic Shift
News Analysis | 2/8/2013

The focus of telecom network operators in Asia/Pacific is changing, according to Moody's executive

CenturyLink Unit Touts New Cloud Service
The Philter | 2/7/2013

The nation's third largest telco says it has a better commodity cloud offering than Earth's largest online store

Intel Invests in Big Switch
News Analysis | 2/7/2013

OpenFlow startup Big Switch gets a big semiconductor partner, a pairing that sure looks dangerous for vendors like Cisco

Charter Plunks Down $1.6B for Optimum West
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/7/2013

Tom Rutledge swings his second deal for the former Bresnan systems, this time as CEO of Charter. Is there more M&A ahead for Charter?

Arris: CCAP Revenues Start to Trickle In
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/7/2013

The company reports on the status of its CCAP-capable E6000 and updates investors on the Motorola Home acquisition

Alcatel-Lucent's Q4 Inheritance
News Analysis | 2/7/2013

As CEO Ben Verwaayen steps down, his potential successors can see what they might pick up in 2013

F5 Gets Into Policy Enforcement
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2013

Targeting mobile operators especially, F5 adds policy to the list of other network services its BIG-IP platform handles

Charter Plays the Rural Card in Set-Top Fight
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/7/2013

Also: Twitter buys into social TV analytics; CTAM CEO sets her exit; Liberty-Virgin Media deal has a coincidental Comcast connection

Sprint CEO: We're 'Behind' on Network Vision
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2013

Sprint behind on 4G upgrade, but may be able to start reusing Nextel spectrum quicker than it had expected

Euronews: Europe Puts Brakes on Vodafone
News Analysis | 2/7/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Verwaayen steps down at AlcaLu; Swisscom earnings down in real terms; Transmode hires LTE guru

CEO Verwaayen to Step Down at Alcatel-Lucent
News Analysis | 2/6/2013

A report out of France says the AlcaLu board will have Ben Verwaayen step down in May

Does Anyone Want Sonus?
The Philter | 2/6/2013

Sonus Networks, often tossed around in M&A rumors, is likely not a target for Cisco, says one analyst

More M&A for Liberty Global?
The Bauminator | 2/6/2013

Liberty Global just struck a big deal to buy Virgin Media, but its CEO suggests the European invasion might be far from over

FreedomPop Gets $4.3M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2013

FreedomPop gets $4.3M more in VC funding as it promotes 4G data sharing for social network users

Alcatel-Lucent's 400Gbit/s Feat
The Philter | 2/6/2013

Alcatel-Lucent's optical solution powers the new high-capacity link between Paris and Lyon

Comcast to Shelve 'PowerBoost'
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/6/2013

Also: CBS reveals Super Bowl streaming stats; Sir Richard in for a big payday; Redbox/Verizon JV gets an Xbox exclusive; Metrocast taps Sidera for 100G upgrades

Euronews: Virgin CEO to Exit After Takeover
News Analysis | 2/6/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Euro operators unhappy with Herman; Microsoft gets busy in Africa; BT nukes nuisance calls

Liberty Makes $23.3B Play for Virgin Media
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2013

John Malone's set to take on Rupert Murdoch in the UK and become the world's largest cable operator, outdistancing Comcast's video sub base by 3 million

Cisco: 4G Eats 14 Percent of World's Mobile Data
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2013

And 4G represents just 1 percent of the planet's mobile connections, just one of an array of mind-blowing stats from Cisco's new mobile data forecast

Amdocs Ain't What It Used to Be
News Analysis | 2/5/2013

The Service Provider IT (SPIT) giant, long labeled as a 'services' company, looks like it finally has some product DNA in its corporate chromosones

FCC Probes the Wireless Fallout From Superstorm Sandy
Jonestown | 2/5/2013

FCC asks how communications could be more reliable at hearing in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

Liberty Global, Virgin on Divergent Video Paths
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2013

Also: Google Fiber preps for Missouri rollouts; cable's Canoe paddles ahead on VoD ads; Super Bowl streaming usage was not so super

Farmers Need Broadband More Than New Trucks
Rewired | 2/5/2013

Rural telcos make the case that they need more support from Washington to provide broadband to their communities

Liberty, Virgin Media in Takeover Talks
News Analysis | 2/5/2013

Virgin Media share price leaps 15% as takeover talks with Liberty Global are revealed

Euronews: AlcaLu Sells India Unit
News Analysis | 2/5/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Liberty in Virgin M&A talks; KPN slides into Q4 loss; ARM powers on; Portugal Telecom in mobile money move

Is Acme a Virtual Gain for Oracle?
News Analysis | 2/4/2013

Analysts believe Acme Packet will give Oracle some street smarts in the mobile packet core and network functions virtualization/software-defined networking sectors

Zenverge Eyes More Streams for More Screens
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2013

Zenverge is working on new gateway/set-top silicon that can transcode six or more individual HD streams – up from the four its chips can handle now

STMicro Chips In for Comcast's RDK
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2013

Also: Time Warner, Comcast might bid for German broadcaster; CableCARDs still not hot at retail; Dijit snares fellow social TV startup

Oracle to Acquire Acme for $1.7B
News Analysis | 2/4/2013

Software giant snaps up IP networking specialist and gains a foothold in the 4G voice systems sector

Euronews: EE Tests Waters on Flotation
News Analysis | 2/4/2013

Also in today's EMEA roundup: Numericable eyes SFR tie-up; Euro concerns over 4G; soccer-lovin' billionaire takes Truphone stake

Cisco Extends Its SDN & Cloud Plans
News Analysis | 2/4/2013

Cisco lets loose with a string of software-defined networking announcements as the company looks to stay ahead of the coming transition

Tellabs vs. Sycamore
Craig's A-List | 2/1/2013

What do Tellabs and Sycamore have in common? One less thing, as of Friday

Rumor: TW Cable CEO to Step Down in 2013
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2013

Glenn Britt's contract with the nation's second-largest cable operator ends in December 2013, so that fits, anyway

TW Cable to Double Down on Wi-Fi in 2013
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2013

The operator expects to more than double its Wi-Fi footprint in 2013, which is good news for Cisco, Ruckus and Ericsson

Clearwire Doesn't Rule Out Dish Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2013

Clearwire's takeover drama continues as it recommends Sprint but keeps the Dish bid alive

Apple TV Set to Land HBO GO
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2013

Also: Brightcove swaps out CEOs; DirecTV invests in TV Everywhere ad-splicing partner; CEA dumps CNET, restores Dish's Best of Show honor

Tellabs Axes Product, Cuts Jobs
News Analysis | 2/1/2013

Tellabs had a tough 2012 so is slimming down further, and focusing on SDN, in an effort to make 2013 its turnaround year

Euronews: TeliaSonera CEO Quits
News Analysis | 2/1/2013

In today's EMEA roundup: Uzbek investigation prompts Nyberg's resignation; BT sells less, makes more; 3,444 ideas for Wayra

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