Cisco, Avici, and Juniper join forces to demonstrate that MPLS Fast Reroute is for real
A research report out this month claims DSL services are both profitable and essential for carriers
Lucent says USA Today's report that the SEC may file charges is old business
ADVA's reseller strategy appears to be working, as it announces three customers this week
It's got a piece of 10-Gbit/s Ethernet territory, moving it closer to players like Broadcom and Marvell
Startup Radioframe says it has a European customer for its dualmode wireless WAN/LAN in-building system
Maybe Symbol will try to dip into the Cisco talent pool again... or maybe they won't
Some say Lucent's turned into a giant chop shop. But the company insists it's just picking its spots
Alcatel's upbeat Q4 prognosis follows better-than-terrible France Telecom report, raising investor hopes
People have been shuffled -- but products, headcount, and direction pretty much stay the same, Cisco says
Engineers sound off on how to deal with Layer 3 security concerns
Telefónica de España has chosen Riverstone to help build its metro Ethernet network and deliver Layer 2 MPLS VPNs
Nortel announced a string of enhanced IP telephony products today, cranking up the VOIP message
Cisco's metro DWDM factory in Sweden -- originally Qeyton Systems -- is dörene lukkes
Gartner says Dell entry into PDA market will kill off the weak and strengthen Microsoft's hand
Finally, straight from the horse's mouth: Carriers talk about what they're looking for from vendors
— R. Scott Raynovich
CoSine has been adding to its customer list, so why are its revenues still around $5 million a quarter?
Microsoft's making headway in mobile through partnerships rather than products, says a Wireless Oracle report
Launches easy-to-use VOIP gateway for small operators in the international reseller market
Orange's claim that SPV users have unlimited data access is discredited by 'fair usage policy' in customer contract
Free-space optics is now a viable option for backhaul over distances of 2 km to 3 km, says specialist startup
Lucent wants to sell its ATM product line for upwards of $600M, and Cisco and Sycamore may be interested
Earnings season shows carriers beginning to stabilize earnings, but there's still no sign of new project spending
A passel of startups say their algorithms can steal a slice of the search engine semiconductor market
Lantern has selected a CEO with RBOC connections. Is that enough for survival?
Fortinet readies a gigabit hardware-based firewall and antivirus product
Foundry's new focus on enterprise switching pays dividends; stock pops after Q3 profits, improved fundamentals
One of the worst bets networking companies made during the bubble may have been on bricks and mortar
The day before it announces Q3 earnings, Avici announces a customer win. Will it perk up investors?
Says it's broken a price barrier that's held back widespread use of off-the-shelf packet switch chips
Orange's claim that SPV users have unlimited data access discredited by 'fair usage policy' in customer contract
Lucent's pumping services and mobility, but cutting funds in some other areas
That's the world's first handset using Microsoft's Smartphone 2002 operating system, and not a nasty disease
Monster firewalls with high-speed throughput and integrated security features are taking shape
As the telecom industry sinks deeper into trouble, AcceLight, Allegro, and DigiLens trim their workforces
Symbol entices another top Cisco exec away with promises of life in the wireless fastlane of Holtsville, N.Y
Sprint lights a fire under data pricing in the US with an offer designed to encourage consumers to sample PCS Vision
Nokia 7650 trumps the Palms and iPaqs of this world, as Microsoft looms large in the device OS space
Deal mirrors an earlier one between Ciena and Équipe and could help WaveSmith sell to incumbent carriers
Edge routing startup Crescent lays off two thirds of its staff and announces product test results
Operator in a flap over news leak
Losses get larger, market gets smaller, but that's not enough to throw optimistic senior execs
Handsets this year? Have we heard that before?
As its stock continues to trade below $1, Lucent looks for a way to remain on the NYSE
The access market is stagnant, but AFC still increases revenues by 8 percent
Openwave's increased focus on Java may help it make more money on its browser software
Nokia's Q3 gives a little burst of sunshine to a gloomy wireless industry
Operators' association to create new board from senior carrier executives in effort to promote standards, avoid foul-ups
A new contract deepens Agere's relationship with superpower Huawei
Revenue at Extreme and Cisco is down, but Foundry’s is on the rise. What gives in enterprise switching?
A flurry of announcements hints at an uptick in sales of wavelength services. Are we seeing a serious trend?
IPWireless updates software to enable Euro-roaming as well as surfin' and speedin' through Las Vegas
Riverstone is the latest routing vendor to announce support for Fast Reroute technology
Is Intel looking to corner the security-processor market with its IXP2850?
Has it finally captured prized French asset SFR? Potential deal worth up to €13B, but Vivendi could intervene
Motorola has pushed itself into profit but doesn't much fancy market conditions in the near future
Lightchip's assets are split up and sold to Confluent Photonics and Digital Lightwave
Senior VP Mike Volpi says Cisco is wooing the big guns of incumbent carriers instead
Sarvega is one of several startups offering hardware-based XML acceleration. Will it catch on?
The massive outage on the UUNet backbone signals a trend of service degradation in telecom, observers say
Seven vendors are touting the world's first GMPLS multivendor interoperability demo. Should you care?
Struggling vendor trumpets supply agreement with mmO2 but disowns the rather pleasant valuation of $150 million
Up to 10,000 jobs will be cut in ongoing restructuring that could mean curtains for some products
Bags BellSouth as a customer, makes its quarterly numbers, but analysts still aren't happy
The CWDM systems startup has raised an extra $8M, says that's all it needs to compete with metro DWDM
Juniper and Cisco propose different methods for signaling in emerging MPLS networks
Yes, it's the sequel to yesterday's hardware Top 5 review as we shuffle and fumble with our other categories
You may already be a winner!
Light Reading's latest report provides a primer on IP QOS - just in time for today's Webinar on QOS chips
Says its big drop in Q3 revenues is an anomaly; revenues will return to 'above $30M' next quarter UPDATED NOON
Lucent's Springtide wireless router may be for the chop; could a Cisco partnership fill the GGSN hole?
Lucent's Springtide wireless router may be for the chop, according to analysts; could a Cisco partnership fill the GGSN hole?
Equipment vendors say they know what incumbent carriers want when it comes to deploying MPLS or ATM
Optical Oracle looks at who will (and won't) be likely to prosper during the telecom turnaround
After nearly a year in trials, the optical Ethernet startup's bagged a key European customer. What's next?
IPWireless and WaterCove are new entries in the hardware Top 5 section, but who will have to give way?
Microsoft's wireless phoney war continues, but it'll be next year before the shooting really starts...
The market for next-gen voice networks is so soft that vendors are going to get squeezed, say analysts
Netrake details its new edge box, which helps carriers get into the VOIP game
A new Cisco tool provides aims to beef up MPLS Fast Reroute, an alternative to Sonet protection
Bludgeoned by Ericsson and Nokia, messaging specialists talk of merger
If you’re a mobile data skeptic, maybe you should get out more and have some fun
Better late than never: Mass production of dualmode 3G handsets finally kicks off in Germany
Startup Dune Network says its distributed switch fabric can extend the working life of routers and switches
Seranoa Networks says its box shaves 75 percent off WAN router costs. What's its secret?
Major CDMA operator SK Telecom sends a signal that alternate wireless data strategies are under serious consideration
Beleaguered equipment maker notches an edge router win, but is it enough?
WorldCom's outage is blamed on a software glitch, but the company isn't saying whether it was Cisco or Juniper
CTC Communications files for bankruptcy protection and leaves Cisco on the hook for $57.9M
Enables virtual LAN capabilities for access-point owners and brings 802.11a kit to Europe
Products designed to replace Sonet ADMs in metro transport networks are on the upswing, says IDC
Tim Sullivan is out the door, and another round of layoffs is underway. More product may be on the block
Hawkish on Telecom
— R. Scott Raynovich
Services delivery specialist set to add to Hutchison account, adds device recognition capability to platform
Is DT 'Stalin' for time? Analysts think it unlikely the carrier will pawn its cash-generating E. European assets
Puts its money where its handsets are by investing in Hutchison 3G HK just as NTT DoCoMo writes down its stake in UK business
The company is close to announcing some big RBOC contracts, but analysts still fret over enterprise spending
Some may grumble over Osmine, but Tellabs says it's key to RBOC sales **UPDATED 10/2 6 PM**
ADSL vendors turn the other way as potential RBOC customers tell them what they want from first-mile Ethernet
Actelis says it has the goods to aggregate copper pairs to deliver up to 50 Mbit/s. Will service providers care?
Siemens may trade its handset biz for Motorola's wireless networks empire. Or could a straight sale be in the cards?