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Tekelec Switching Faces Gallows
News Analysis | 1/31/2007

Analyst downgrades Tekelec on fears the company will close its switching business in the absence of a buyer

Juniper Talks Up 2007
News Analysis | 1/31/2007

Q4 comes in on the money, although future growth will come with increased expenses

AT&T Vendors Sing Merger Blues
News Analysis | 1/31/2007

Tellabs and Adtran blame the AT&T merger for poor Q4 numbers, but could the carrier's aggressive fiber plans also factor in?

Digium Grows Up
News Analysis | 1/30/2007

The provider of Asterisk, the open-source PBX, hires a new CEO and VP sales; creator Mark Spencer will become CTO

War of Words
Cutting Loose | 1/30/2007

Is the iPhone a good deal for Cingular? Not according to Verizon

TowerStream's Seattle Speakeasy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/30/2007

Biz-focused WiMax operator grabs the wireless assets of one-time network rival

Surveys: Internet Traffic Touched by YouTube
News Analysis | 1/29/2007

Internet video now a bigger piece of network traffic than P2P file-sharing

Verizon Sees Lower Profits in Q4
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/29/2007

But Verizon Wireless keeps pace with Cingular, adding over 2 million new subs in Q4 2006

Tech Roundup: MIMO Hits WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/29/2007

The smart antenna technology goes metropolitan in this week's new technology roundup

One Console, Many Networks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/29/2007

AirWave debuts new management software for hybrid WiFi/mesh/WiMax deployments

DT Issues Profit Warning
News Analysis | 1/29/2007

Tough domestic market forces Deutsche Telekom to scale back its earnings forecast for 2007

MSOs Switch Digital Gears
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/26/2007

Big North American cable operators are finally beginning to roll out switched digital broadcast technology

Handsets Break 1B Mark
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/26/2007

IDC says holiday sales and developing markets drove handset growth past 1 billion units in 2006

Will New England Ever Have a Cisco?
Column | 1/26/2007

Boston VCs rarely show real courage, and pull out of companies too quickly, while Silicon Valley will stick with a company

Treos Gets Microsoft Push
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/25/2007

Palm adds Direct Push to native OS

Google's Powerline Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/25/2007

Interference on the muni WiFi network has Google looking at a powerline option, an analyst says

Let's Play Ball
Cable Guy | 1/25/2007

Cable engineers debate the successor to the 'triple-play bundle' phrase

AT&T Reports Healthy Q4
News Analysis | 1/25/2007

AT&T reports a healthy Q4 and says IPTV and fiber-to-the-node are still its 'Plan A'

Mangrove Closes Its Doors
News Analysis | 1/25/2007

While still hoping to find a buyer, the pseudowire gear vendor has ceased regular operations

Nokia's Profits Up 16%
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/25/2007

Sales in developing markets propel the No. 1 handset maker to a record-breaking quarter

The Perils of Being Slim
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/25/2007

How Motorola's reliance on its popular RAZR line helped hasten its downturn

Cisco Discloses IOS XR Flaw
News Analysis | 1/24/2007

The latest denial-of-service warning out of Cisco relates to the CRS-1's operating system

Cingular Earnings Nearly Quadruple
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/24/2007

Adding 2.4 million subscribers, AT&T unit enjoys 'best-ever' quarter

WoW Factor
Craig's A-List | 1/23/2007

If only World of Warcraft were a telecom service

Oversi: Set-Tops Next Stop for P2P Video
News Analysis | 1/23/2007

Startup says its P2P servers could help operators add more diverse video choices to their IPTV offerings

Should the Xbox Be Your Set-Top?
News Analysis | 1/23/2007

With the ability to serve IPTV content, Microsoft's Xbox could cause set-top providers to worry

It's the Customers, Stupid
Cutting Loose | 1/23/2007

Dismal results from three telecom giants have one common theme: bad user experiences

Ma Bell Merger Thumps Tellabs
News Analysis | 1/23/2007

Tellabs releases disappointing Q4 earnings and predicted a flat-to-down Q1 for 2007

Options Scandal Singes Foundry
News Analysis | 1/23/2007

Bobby Johnson gets the chairmanship pulled from under him, but he remains CEO

Alcatel-Lucent Suffers Stock Shock
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/23/2007

Preliminary Q4 numbers send the newly formed company's stock into a Tuesday morning tumble of nearly 11%

RIM's Lotus Position
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/23/2007

RIM works with Lotus, Nokia and Sony Ericsson sync, and Kyocera personalizes broadband in this week's new-product roundup

SF's Muni Mesh Mess
The Martin Chronicles | 1/22/2007

One can't help but chortle

Firetide Goes Multi-Radio, Dual-Mode
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/22/2007

New nodes shift software operating modes, offer flexible deployments

PBT Gathers Support
News Analysis | 1/22/2007

As Nortel and Siemens trumpet their contract awards at BT, other vendors are joining throwing their weight behind PBT

Another iPhone Tangle
Craig's A-List | 1/22/2007

Cisco's iPhone has its 'violation' issues, too

Stoke Cashes In, Comes Out
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/22/2007

The startup takes $20M in new funding and announces the general availability of its converged access device, the SSX

Stoke Cashes In, Comes Out
News Analysis | 1/22/2007

The startup takes $20M in new funding and announces the general availability of its converged access device, the SSX

And What About the Browser?
Nearpoints | 1/19/2007

Going on a Safari

Criticism Mounts in SF Muni Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/19/2007

Analyst's report criticizes terms, says a city-owned network is 'feasible'

Siemens Switches Away From EWSD
News Analysis | 1/19/2007

Siemens says it is discontinuing a key piece of its old TDM switch lineup in North America

Eurobites: Upheaval, M&A, and Disaster
News Analysis | 1/19/2007

Upheaval at TeliaSonera, Russia's Sistema Eyes Telecom Italia, and the EC is worried about a telecom infrastructure disaster

RIM Lines Up iPhone Defenses
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/19/2007

New devices due out in '07 to add multimedia capability to full-size BlackBerries

Girls Just Wanna Have Phones
Jonestown | 1/18/2007

Or, why 3-in-1 doesn't fit all

Subex Targets OSS Giants
News Analysis | 1/18/2007

With the Syndesis takeover in motion, Subex's CEO is raising $200 million to fund the acquisition

Content Delivery Takes the Limelight in '06
News Analysis | 1/18/2007

VCs favored content delivery networks in 2006 for their ability to deliver large files to broadband consumers faster

Motorola to Cut Handset Staff?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2007

Citigroup predicts RAZR maker will reduce workforce in light of Q4 results

Alltel Debuts New UI
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2007

'Celltop' feature aims to change the way users interact with handset content

Record Profit at Apple
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/17/2007

IPod holiday sales send earnings soaring; iPhone forecast less robust

Skypsters Fast Forward to Internet TV
News Analysis | 1/17/2007

They turned voice communications on its head, and now Skype's founders are set to do the same in the IPTV world

Cisco Eyes Home Base
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/17/2007

Sources: Network giant may invest in UK home base station startup

Telefónica Busts Its 2006 Targets
News Analysis | 1/17/2007

Spanish giant says revenue growth and capex for 2006 will be even higher than expected, driven by broadband and mobile demand

Advanced WiFi in Test Mode
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/17/2007

VeriWave, vendors foresee rapid development of MIMO-based wireless LAN equipment

Poll: Bearish on Telecom Future?
News Analysis | 1/17/2007

Many Light Readers aren't feeling good about the future role of service providers

CES Hosting Talent
The Philter | 1/16/2007

This post is not about Web servers

SpectraLink's Soft Landing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/16/2007

WiFi phone specialist eyes a dual-mode future

Who Needs a Strategy
Cutting Loose | 1/16/2007

Apparently not the Big Three wireless carriers

Thoughts on Thick
Nearpoints | 1/16/2007

An OS with some junk in the trunk

Nortel on PBT: Today BT, Tomorrow the World!
News Analysis | 1/16/2007

Nortel says there's more PBT business to come, and that it can make Ethernet as easy to manage and operate as legacy DS1 lines

Nortel, Siemens Win PBT Deals at BT
News Analysis | 1/15/2007

BT commits to controversial Ethernet technology PBT (Provider Backbone Transport) by awarding contracts to Nortel and Siemens

Cingular Fades Into Blue
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2007

AT&T to launch massive rebranding effort next week

What's Next for Tropos?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2007

Early-mover status presents mesh provider Tropos with advantages, challenges as consolidation looms

The iPhone Arriveth
Nearpoints | 1/11/2007

And it's surprisingly business-like

Cingular: The iPhone Price Is Right
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2007

Operator tells Unstrung why the new Apple handset is priced just right

Cisco Files iPhone Suit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2007

Apple never secured a licensing deal to use the iPhone name, Cisco says UPDATED NOON

Cisco Files iPhone Suit
News Analysis | 1/10/2007

Apple never secured a licensing deal to use the iPhone name, Cisco says UPDATED NOON

No Burritos Allowed
The Martin Chronicles | 1/10/2007

With iPhone, Apple ignores the 'finger-grease factor'

Cisco & Microsoft: IPTV War Ahead?
News Analysis | 1/10/2007

The two are keeping up a united front on IPTV, but Cisco's moves may soon put it at odds with Microsoft TV

iPhone Sticker Shock 'n' Awe
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2007

Apple's iPhone gets about what you would expect: a collection of rave reviews – and some skeptical ones

Wall Street Frets About BellSouth Suppliers
News Analysis | 1/10/2007

With the AT&T/BellSouth merger finally complete, will equipment vendors see a needed rebound?

iPhone Wars
Craig's A-List | 1/10/2007

Cisco gets a piece of Apple's iPhone

iPhone, You Answer
Light Ranting | 1/10/2007

Media saturation around the globe

Meanwhile, Back at the SEC...
The Martin Chronicles | 1/9/2007

While Jobs wows 'em at Macworld, feds continue backdating probe

Apple Makes iPhone Call
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2007

Macworld announcement launches iPod maker into tough cellphone market

The Great iPhone Debate
Cutting Loose | 1/9/2007

When it comes to covering big product announcements, Unstrung prefers not to pile on

Sprint Wobbles Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2007

Carrier forecasts flat revenue, increased expenses for '07; shares drop 10 percent

Verizon's Kitchen Phone Dials VOIP
News Analysis | 1/9/2007

VOIP is front and center as Verizon debuts its FiOS-branded WiFi kitchen phone

CES: Dueling Devices
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2007

The Apple phone is reported to be near as vendors duke it out in a tighter and more competitive phone market than ever before

Russian Vendor Plans $500M IPO
News Analysis | 1/9/2007

Sitronics aims to raise more than $500 million from an IPO in London and Moscow to fund growth

Verizon Dresses FiOS for CES Appeal
News Analysis | 1/8/2007

But only FiOS customers with new Moto boxes will get enjoy the new Internet video, gaming, remote DVR programming features

Juniper Revives COO's Office
News Analysis | 1/8/2007

The company has 'created' a COO position for the second time, filling it with Macromedia's former chief

Vonage Now an ISP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/8/2007

Vonage reaches for new business by piggybacking on EarthLink muni networks to give users WiFi access

InGrid Senses a Broadband Monitoring Craze
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/8/2007

InGrid officials think new broadband and wireless technologies can be used by consumers to watch what's going on at home

Cisco Goes Home
Craig's A-List | 1/8/2007

It's your dream house, Cisco hopes

NFL, Telecom & HDTV
Light Ranting | 1/8/2007

Does John Madden care whether you're watching on FiOS?

WiMax's Bay Window
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/8/2007

Newly signed SF muni deal has a provision for future wireless broadband

Carrier Cutbacks Hit Tellabs
News Analysis | 1/8/2007

Vendor's fourth-quarter suffers from AT&T/BellSouth merger kickback and other thrifty carriers

CES: Gates Gripes About Connections
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/8/2007

IPTV and 'Home Servers', but little mobile, on Microsoft's menu in Vegas, where Bill Gates moans about the lack of true connectivity

Telcos Should Watch Apple's iTV
News Analysis | 1/8/2007

Sharing PC-based digital content sounds great, but Internet TV pioneers say Apple's upcoming iTV device may be a tough sell

SF, EarthLink Agree on Muni Net
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2007

Contract, which doesn't mention Google, still needs Board of Supervisors approval

IMS Applications Anarchy
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/5/2007

Resolving issues in the IMS applications layer, which currently has all the clarity of a pool of mud, will be key to seeing real progress on IMS in 2007.

Sprint Picks Nokia for WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2007

Nokia named as fourth major supplier for high-profile US WiMax network

Motorola Margins 'Collapse'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2007

Disappointing earnings pre-report heralds tough times for cellphone makers

2006 Top Ten: Big IPTV Moments
News Analysis | 1/5/2007

IPTV made some important progress in 2006. Here are 10 of the most important moments

Broadband Pricing All Over the Map
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2007

Carriers searching for coherent, consistent price plans, says Unstrung Insider

Redback Bows Out With Shortfall
News Analysis | 1/5/2007

Redback is going out with a whimper, as its last full quarter before the Ericsson merger will fall short of expectations

The Three Cs of Convergence
Nearpoints | 1/4/2007

Success boils down to three key elements

Chunghwa Plans FTTH Blowout
News Analysis | 1/4/2007

Taiwan incumbent has a $4B capex budget for the next five years and plans to spend $1.8B of it on FTTH build-outs

Bluetooth Faces Legal Snag
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2007

Research foundation sues manufacturers over alleged patent infringement

Cingular: The Call of the WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2007

FMC could take priority as Cingular morphs into AT&T

Solid Gets $7.8M Boost
News Analysis | 1/3/2007

A new sprinkling of funding is aimed at boosting the database vendor's partnership with MySQL

WiFi Phones Hit A, G Notes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2007

Multi-band phones from SpectraLink advance corporate telephony overhaul

Duncan Clark, Chairman, BDA China
LRTV Interviews | 1/3/2007

Duncan Clark, Chairman of BDA China, says that as soon as TD-SCDMA, China's homegrown 3G standard, is ready for primetime, Huawei and ZTE will have a big stake in China's mobile future

SoundBridge to Nowhere
The Martin Chronicles | 1/2/2007

New WiFi Net radio is cool, unless you're an iTunes user

Trapeze Swings for IPO in 2007
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/2/2007

Another enterprise WiFi startup could be considering a public offering this year

Stock Rantings
Light Ranting | 1/2/2007

Telecom ruled in '06. Who knew?

Five Questions for 2007
Cutting Loose | 1/2/2007

Wondering about the major carriers, mobile email, and the Next Big Thing

What Did You Get for Christmas?
Nearpoints | 1/2/2007

I’ll bet it wasn’t $60K cell phone

2006 Top Ten: Stock Gains & Pains
News Analysis | 1/1/2007

Our annual swipe at the top winners and losers among LR-related public companies

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