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Infinera Goes Live
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

The startup's WDM systems are already carrying live traffic, albeit with a relatively small ISP

Execs Explain SBC, AT&T Pairing
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Megamerger gives AT&T new life and improves SBC’s enterprise outlook

Marconi Hitches a Ride With Huawei
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Chinese vendor finds another route into Europe, while Marconi can piggyback Huawei's wireless growth

SBC/AT&T Cheat Sheet
The Philter | 1/31/2005

O2 Breaks Cover on IMS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Operator’s CTO reveals plans to deploy IP Multimedia Subsystem technology

Neuf: Time Is Right for IPTV
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

French alternative operator, gung-ho for IPTV, is holding off on VOD, basing its service plans on Huawei and Cisco

SBC to Buy AT&T for $16B
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

The big carriers are taking the plunge in a $16 billion deal not set to close until next year

SBC to Buy AT&T for $16B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/31/2005

The big carriers are taking the plunge in a $16 billion deal set to close next year

Security Bugs Bite Juniper, Cisco
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

A Junos vulnerability forces emergency carrier upgrades; meanwhile, Cisco finds three more IOS glitches

Verizon Makes Microsoft Video King
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

Microsoft continues its clean sweep of major N. American carriers as it scores a video software infrastructure deal

Cash 'n' Carry
Column | 1/28/2005

When the fat cats get bored, the bored go shopping

802.11 Switches Stand Ground
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/28/2005

Unstrung Insider expects WLAN switch market to resist pricing pressure in 2005

Sources: Juniper Eyeing Trapeze
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/28/2005

What color is Trapeze's parachute? And what color are Aruba's knickers? All might be revealed

SBC/AT&T: Possible Winners & Losers
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

If SBC buys AT&T it would alter the fortunes of several telecom equipment players in 2005

Competition Trumps Demand in Euro IPTV
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

Incumbents like Sweden's Telia are launching broadband TV services, but only when faced by a competitive threat

Verizon Phones in Solid Results
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

Growth in wireless and data services prop up flat wireline revenues

ATCA Needs Platform Thinking
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

The ATCA standard can best succeed if it's a piece of a larger industry shift, according to an LR Live keynoter

SBC/AT&T Could Ignite M&A Frenzy
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

SBC and AT&T are reportedly in merger talks, and analysts say a combination would set off a consolidation wave

Networks Shine at Nokia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/27/2005

Finnish vendor’s infrastructure division reports 12% rise in Q4 sales

Call the Plumber!
The Philter | 1/27/2005

The Price is Right for Enterprise Wireless
LR Mobile Column | 1/27/2005

The Price is Right for Enterprise Wireless
Wireless LAN switch products will continue to warrant a modest premium over less sophisticated, standalone APs through 2005

Redback Rallies on Q4
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

After a weak-kneed Q3, Redback finds its legs on the strength of its next-gen edge router business

Paris Presents Blurred TV Picture
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

TV-over-DSL conference transmits confusing signals to carriers

Mindspeed Counting on VOIP
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

Mindspeed is trimming costs and zeroing in on a promising VOIP equipment market in an effort to reach profitability

Carrier Access Hunkers Down in Q4
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

Wireless mergers make for a rocky Q4, with revenues and profits down. Executives predict better things ahead

Singapore Nationalizes CISCO
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

CISCO is spinning off as a separate company, but it will still be owned by the Singapore government

Revamped RCN Means Business
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

Restructured MSO says it will challenge telecom carriers on their own turf

BellSouth's Earth Is Flat
News Analysis | 1/25/2005

Video services would help the carrier, but right now, access lines are shrinking and VOIP competition is rife

Micro MSPPs Are Big
News Analysis | 1/25/2005

Micro MSPPs are coming of age as carriers require more diverse and intelligent switching at the network's edge

Finisar Buys a Bit of Infineon
News Analysis | 1/25/2005

The deal's back on, but now Finisar is buying only part of Infineon's fiber optics business in a deal worth $48 million

Cisco IOS Hole Points to VOIP Threat
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

Cisco's latest software vulnerability underscores the potential security problems of VOIP networks

Your New Cable Company
The Philter | 1/24/2005

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!!

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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