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Light Ranting | 1/31/2006

Shares Get a 20% haircut

Hammerhead Nails Another $30M
News Analysis | 1/31/2006

Router firm claims it's cracking big carriers and wants more funding to beef up the sales force

Patently Crazy
Jonestown | 1/31/2006

Just when it seems patent tussles can't get weirder...

I, Chart
The Philter | 1/31/2006

Is Redback the next Google?

Google Clicks to the PSTN?
News Analysis | 1/31/2006

Google signs an agreement with VoIP Inc. to possibly connect VOIP calls to the rest of the PSTN-connected world UPDATED 5PM

Visto Sues Good Over Patents
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/31/2006

Further roiling the mobile email waters, company alleges patent infringement

C&W Says Ciao to Caio
News Analysis | 1/31/2006

C&W splits in two, issues a profit warning for the UK, and dumps its CEO. Stock crashes nearly 15 percent

Interview with Michael Day, CTO, ADC Telecommunications
LRTV Interviews | 1/31/2006

One of the biggest concerns carriers have about Ethernet services is network visibility, says ADC's CTO, Michael Day. In this interview, Day talks about some key technology trends that will lead to more fiber deployments nationwide, and he discusses how carriers will overcome Ethernet's limitations.

But Is Everybody Growing?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/30/2006

Sprint Nextel's numbers said to offer best measure of American cellular market health

Xirrus & the Big Box
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/30/2006

After OEM deal and funding, Xirrus must maneuver the all-in-one enterprise WLAN maze

Kevin DeNuccio, President & CEO, Redback Networks
LRTV Interviews | 1/30/2006

Redback's comeback is well documented, but where does the company go next? And what will the role of the edge router be when the Internet embraces video distribution on a large scale? Kevin DeNuccio, President and CEO of Redback Networks, has a few thoughts on these topics, along with some insight on what technologies are missing at the network's edge and why he stuck around when Redback was going through bankruptcy.

Watch This
The Philter | 1/27/2006

Programming note: Here's what's live now, and coming up, on LRTV.

Alcatel Picks Up BSNL Business
News Analysis | 1/27/2006

Alcatel looks set to receive a chunk of a $4.5B contract from BSNL through its partnership with a local vendor

Next-Gen IP: A Services Opportunity
News Analysis | 1/27/2006

Convergence delivers hidden opportunites, but requires new approach, says Master Class presenter from US LEC

Indian Operator Outsources to Finland
News Analysis | 1/27/2006

Nokia wins managed services deal with Hutchison Essar in India

Redback Hits the Numbers, Profits
News Analysis | 1/26/2006

After a nail-biting delay, Redback's earnings show the company's comeback is for real

Extreme WLAN Lags
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/26/2006

Enterprise WLAN is proving to be no balm for Extreme

Former BT CTO Fears for Telcos
News Analysis | 1/26/2006

Peter Cochrane warns phone companies that now is not the time to be slow and conservative

Presence of Minds
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/26/2006

Heavyweight-backed startup Tello pushes 'instantaneous cross-platform communications'

NetLogic Makes Its Move
News Analysis | 1/26/2006

Chips for processing traffic at Layer 7 could expand NetLogic's market significantly

Tellabs Stock Rocks on Big Numbers
News Analysis | 1/26/2006

4Q05 revenues grew 37% to $521M, profits beat analysts' estimates by 5 cents, stock vaults 20%

Juniper Disappoints in Q4
News Analysis | 1/25/2006

Stock falls in after-hours trading as earnings just meet expectations, breaking Juniper's streak of positive surprises

Juniper's Colorful Call
Light Ranting | 1/25/2006

Buzzword overdose

Extreme Miss
News Analysis | 1/25/2006

Stock gets hammered nearly 10 percent as Ethernet switching company misses sales expectations by a mile

Search Du Jour
Light Ranting | 1/24/2006

What are the hottest search keywords?

AirTight Frees Up Security Client
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/24/2006

Startup download could signal move towards free wireless security clients

Vodafone Sticks With Verizon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/24/2006

Mobile giant isn't planning on selling its stake in Verizon Wireless any time soon, says CEO

Lucent Loses in Q1 as Expected
News Analysis | 1/24/2006

Lucent reports inline with its prior warning as international revenues fall 20 percent; the market responds with a yawn

WiMax: Hyped, but not Backed?
LR Mobile Column | 1/24/2006

Investors seem cautious to back the chipset developers that will ultimately determine WiMax's performance.

China's 3G Gets Green Light
News Analysis | 1/24/2006

China plans to build nationwide network for TD-SCDMA, its home-grown 3G standard

AT&T’s Joe Weinman presents his view of the NGN as a distributed computing utility
LRTV Master Class | 1/23/2006

Joe Weinman, VP of Strategy and Emerging Services at AT&T, delivers his view of the Next-Generation Network, discussing the issues facing both service providers and enterprise users and how AT&T is developing new and innovative solutions for its network and customers. Included are exclusive insights into new developments in enhanced network intelligence and the development of intelligent routing service control points, plus how the Network may become the enabler for Next-Generation Searc

Michael A. Rouleau, Senior VP, Business Development & Strategy, Time Warner Telecom
LRTV Interviews | 1/23/2006

Michael A. Rouleau, Time Warner Telecom's Senior VP of Business Development and Strategy, talks about the future of carrier Ethernet services and why getting Ethernet anywhere isn't always as easy as it sounds.

Juniper Buying WLAN Startup?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/23/2006

Meru or Colubris? Industry insiders point to the former

Supreme Court Rejects RIM
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/23/2006

Legal options in NTP patent case continue to disappear; settlement likely

Foundry Reinforces Metro
News Analysis | 1/23/2006

The company's newest metro Ethernet plan involves hardware from its latest core router

Juniper Buying WLAN Startup?
News Analysis | 1/23/2006

Meru or Colubris? Industry insiders point to the former

OCP Shutters VCSEL Works
News Analysis | 1/23/2006

The former Cielo Communications goes to rest, as OCP closes its Colorado facility

New Tools Face WLAN Threats
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/20/2006

As the number and complexity of wireless networks increase, security threats multiply

FastWeb Q4 Boosts Purchase Appeal
News Analysis | 1/20/2006

Italian carrier FastWeb reports Q4 prelims in line with expectations, fueling takeover speculation

Google Is Overvalued
Column | 1/20/2006

Can it grow 52% a year for five years?

ITU to Report on NGN Standards
News Analysis | 1/20/2006

ITU to explain first release of NGN standards in LR SuperWebinar this coming Monday

Google Resists Snoopers
Monkey Bidness | 1/20/2006

Declines Fed demand for user data.

EPON Evangelists Talk 10-Gig
News Analysis | 1/20/2006

At least one chip company wants to rev up a 10-Gbit/s EPON standard in the IEEE

Moto Reports RAZR-Sharp Q4
News Analysis | 1/19/2006

Motorola reports strong fourth-quarter earnings driven by record handset sales

Blackberry Users Cling Tightly
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/19/2006

But will they have the final say if the higher-ups decide to ditch RIM?

CMO Shuffle Hits Cisco
News Analysis | 1/19/2006

Another marketing head honcho, Cisco's James Richardson, loses the CMO badge. Who's next?

Neptune Changes Orbit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2006

Nortel's edge router is being redirected away from carrier routing and into the wireless and voice-gateway markets

A New Old Product Fad
The Martin Chronicles | 1/18/2006

Sony Ericsson finds success with a venerable brand.

LWAPP Pushed Through
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2006

Controversial AP management protocol will form basis of IETF standard – will enterprises adopt it?

Huawei Doubles Overseas
News Analysis | 1/18/2006

The value of Huawei's overseas deals more than doubled in 2005, to $5B – and it may have a shot at a major Indian GSM deal

Google Jabbers On
News Analysis | 1/18/2006

The Google Talk VOIP client now talks to all other Jabber-based VOIP clients, a move that could push user numbers up

Google to Target Us With dMarc
News Analysis | 1/17/2006

Radio advertising technology firm gives Google more ways to sell keywords into targeted content environments

Windows Wireless Security Hole
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/17/2006

Windows WiFi security vulnerability could put road users at risk, but there's a simple fix at hand

VOIP's Little Blue Box
News Analysis | 1/17/2006

Startup TelEvolution says its PhoneGnome device – and the technology inside – could make consumer VOIP a mass-market proposition

Tiny ILECs See the Big Picture
News Analysis | 1/16/2006

Pannaway deal illustrates a change in rural carrier mindset to embrace IPTV

Huawei Beats 2005 Sales Target
News Analysis | 1/16/2006

Huawei just beats its 2005 sales target of $8 billion, but details on international deals and actual revenues are yet to be revealed

Someone to Watch Over Me?
Jonestown | 1/13/2006

Time to think about mobile privacy again.

Cisco's ARP Attack
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/13/2006

New security vulnerability could be an issue for large, standalone 802.11 networks

Source: NTL Sweetens Virgin Offer
News Analysis | 1/13/2006

UK cable operator NTL has increased its takeover offer for Virgin Mobile, according to a source, with the new bid worth $1.7B

Notes From Needham
Column | 1/13/2006

Want to hear about telecom's pent-up opportunities? Well, show us some Good Technology first

Google Comes Unstrung
The Martin Chronicles | 1/12/2006

Google moves, publicly and stealthily, into the wireless arena.

Google: Hypometer in the Red
Light Ranting | 1/12/2006

Has Google hype peaked?

Caffeine & So Much More
The Philter | 1/12/2006

My drug dealer is pushing movies.

Colubris Gets New CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2006

Startup reveals plans for a renewed push into the enterprise WiFi market

Net Neutrality Goes to Washington
News Analysis | 1/12/2006

The dumb pipe providers are warming legislators up to the idea of a 'QOS tax' on IP services

Bubble Burster
Light Ranting | 1/11/2006

Henry Blodget analyzes Google.

WLANs Enter Integration Age
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2006

WLAN customers are demanding more from vendors in terms of security, interoperability, and visibility UPDATED 1/12 8AM

Bay Micro Builds an MSPP Strategy
News Analysis | 1/11/2006

Bay Micro is about to launch an MSPP that will combine a Sonet MSPP, a carrier-class Ethernet switch, and QOS capabilities

Yahoo! Yourself
The Philter | 1/11/2006

Should I stop Googling?

UMA: The Place for Me?
LR Mobile Column | 1/11/2006

UMA: The Place for Me?
UMA is an important first step for operators and consumers looking to a future of FMC.

Vonage Shows Off WiFi Phone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2006

Wireless VOIP device has a few hurdles to clear before enterprise users embrace it

Ethernet Groups Form an Alliance
News Analysis | 1/10/2006

A new marketing group aims to unify the technologies that sit under the IEEE 802 banner

Don't Follow the Urge
Light Ranting | 1/10/2006

Driving and XBox -- a bad combination.

WLAN Startup Cuts Staff
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2006

Colubris cuts around 10 percent of workforce as cost-cutting measure

Did You Hear That?
The Philter | 1/10/2006

Lucent's won a Grammy.

Analyst: Juniper Faces Tougher Times
News Analysis | 1/9/2006

The company's stock gets knocked down as an analyst note reports several factors that could limit long-term growth

CES: Best & Worst
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2006

The highlights and the lowlifes at this year's orgy of consumer gadgetry in Vegas

Holey Blackberry!
The Martin Chronicles | 1/6/2006

RIM's security flaw is both smaller and bigger than it first seems.

Avanex Gets Slapped
News Analysis | 1/6/2006

An earnings shortfall sends the stock down 14 percent

CES: Moto's Slim RIM Killer?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2006

New Q series smartphone looks to be Motorola's attempt at a Blackberry killer

CES: IPTV Dreams
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2006

Ruckus demo highlights the baby steps being made toward IPTV, and how much still needs to be done

CES: Moto & Google Button Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2006

Search giant strikes up major mobile partnership with Moto to make Web searches easier over cell phones

CES: Motorola & Google Button Up
News Analysis | 1/6/2006

Search giant strikes up partnership with Moto to make Web searches easier over cell phones

Mega BSNL Contract Looms
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2006

Carriers line up as BSNL prepares to invite bids on a $4B GSM contract

CES: The Microsoft Palm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2006

Rivalry gives way to cooperation as Palm adds a Windows-based unit to its lineup

Juniper's Marketing Mystery
Column | 1/5/2006

Strange things are happening at Juniper these days including a lawsuit and a vacant VP of Marketing position

Trusty Clusty
Light Ranting | 1/5/2006

Google's got plenty of search competition.

Bon Jovi'd by Gates
Jonestown | 1/5/2006

Gates as rock star at CES

CES: Gates on 'Digital Decade'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2006

Multimedia, mobile, IPTV, and Tablet PCs, its all a 'digital lifestyle' to Bill Gates

Amsterdam Fires Up Muni Broadband
News Analysis | 1/5/2006

Amsterdam's City Council approves fiber-to-the-home project that will initially connect 40,000 homes

Telecom IPOs Rare in 2005
News Analysis | 1/4/2006

US telecom companies found mergers and acquisitions a far more appealing exit strategy than IPOs in 2005

C-COR Gets Gored
News Analysis | 1/4/2006

The company trims and reorganizes, closing the home of acquired startups Alopa and Lantern in the process

CES: Wireless on Parade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2006

Connecting the 'digital home' will be the focus of this year's massive CES show

Feds Hit NTP Patents, Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2006

Another preliminary ruling from the US Patent Office bolsters RIM's legal strategy UPDATED 1/4 12:45 PM

Metcalfe Vouches for Video
News Analysis | 1/3/2006

Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe says a lot of things have to change before video takes over the Internet

Bob Metcalfe, Partner, Polaris Ventures
LRTV Interviews | 1/2/2006

Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe is looking forward to the next Internet bubble

2005 Top Ten: Top Tens
News Analysis | 1/2/2006

Light Reading presents the Top Ten Top Ten Lists of 2005

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