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Source: Cisco's HFR Tips the Scales
News Analysis | 10/31/2003

Details about Cisco's 1,300-pound core router are leaking out

MCI Back In Business
News Analysis | 10/31/2003

Judge approves MCI's reorganization. How does it stack up against its peers?

RBOCs See Three Ways to FTTP
News Analysis | 10/31/2003

As more FTTP RFP details trickle in, it becomes clear what deployment scenarios the RBOCs are considering

UBS Sees Ciena & Huawei as Partners
News Analysis | 10/31/2003

Wall Street analyst sees a perfect match

Analysts Await Avanex Numbers
News Analysis | 10/31/2003

After some big acquisitions, Avanex's prospects are as clear as mud

Skype Spooks Operators
News Analysis | 10/31/2003

Customers are disappearing overnight, one by one, to this new service. What do the carriers think?

Huawei on the Hunt
News Analysis | 10/30/2003

Huawei is making plans to take beef up its US presence, to take on Lucent & Nortel in the N. American optical market

Beware!
Column | 10/30/2003

Terror in the In-Box – Larry, Monkey

Alcatel Upbeat on Q3
News Analysis | 10/30/2003

CEO Tchuruk joins 'the downturn is over' chorus, despite ongoing challenges

Nokia Grabs Hutch Action
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/30/2003

Finnish vendor confirms Hong Kong 3G deal after previous blowoff

OFS & Alcatel in Fiber Flap
News Analysis | 10/30/2003

A lawsuit alleges Alcatel's TeraLight products tread on OFS's patents for metro WDM fibers

GMPLS Showcased in Demo
News Analysis | 10/29/2003

GMPLS is ready for carrier consideration if not prime time, according to participants in a demo at Isocore today

MPLS Is Growing Up
News Analysis | 10/29/2003

MPLS is maturing and engineers now are looking at how to actually make some money from it

Corrent Hits the Boards
News Analysis | 10/29/2003

Frustrated with the low margins of security chips, Corrent tries its hand at boards and subsystems

Headcount: Cabin Pressure
News Analysis | 10/29/2003

JDSU sells a jet, Westwave waves goodbye, Optical Solutions trims, and Redback takes a whack

Carriers Say VOIP & SIP Are Hot
News Analysis | 10/29/2003

Carriers at Multiservice Switching Forum gig see these technologies playing a key role in future services

Report: Bandwidth Glut to End in 2005
News Analysis | 10/28/2003

New services, fueled by plummeting bandwidth prices, will help fill backbones by then, says Light Reading Insider

Nokia Gets Ultrawide
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/28/2003

The number of IEEE members eligible to vote on ultrawideband standards is set to skyrocket

Analysts Prod Verizon on Portability
News Analysis | 10/28/2003

Verizon reports a mixed bag of Q3 earnings, as analysts grill the carrier on its number portability plans

Nokia Sees Network Boost
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/28/2003

Finnish vendor reports slight upturn in carrier 3G expenditure

CellGlide's Iberian Intentions
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/28/2003

GPRS network optimization startup hints at high-profile Telefònica Mòviles deal

Kompella Backs BGP
News Analysis | 10/28/2003

Makes the case for using it for VPLS signaling, at the MPLS 2003 conference

Luca's First Day at Cisco
News Analysis | 10/28/2003

Martini turns up at the MPLS 2003 conference wearing a Cisco badge, with another engineer who's switched sides

Layer N Lives!
News Analysis | 10/27/2003

The security-chip startup is still seeking funding, but at least it's begun sampling its first chip

Lucent in on Verizon Metro Action
News Analysis | 10/27/2003

Lucent is the second of three vendors to declare a win in Verizon's metro network. Could be a biggie

Huawei Springs Surprises
News Analysis | 10/27/2003

UK operator Fibernet is using Huawei routers to offer Ethernet services, which are selling like mad

Force10 Gets Big Blue Partnership
News Analysis | 10/27/2003

IBM is reselling Force10's 10-Gbit/s Ethernet switches, in a bit of a snub to its partner Cisco

Redline Revs Up the Data Center
News Analysis | 10/27/2003

Startup's aiming for the applications acceleration market, but there's plenty of competition

The OSS Identity Crisis
Column | 10/24/2003

OSS vendors need to let in the sunshine – Dennis Mendyk

Tester Makers Swoon Over Moonv6
News Analysis | 10/24/2003

Four vendors sent kit for the government's recent IPv6 test. Now several others want in

CACS Has a Banner Week
News Analysis | 10/24/2003

Boulder-based Carrier Access jumped into new telecom access markets and watched its stock rock

Notter Nixes Lucent
News Analysis | 10/24/2003

'Sell' rating takes Lucent shares down a notch as the analyst drills deep into the pension numbers

Extreme Surprise
News Analysis | 10/24/2003

News of Extreme's return to profitability has boosted its stock over 15% today

Iraq Plays Global Game
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/24/2003

GSM carriers choose international array of suppliers for lucrative contract deals

Report Tracks Broadband Boom
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Wachovia says broadband services are growing by double digits, with big expansion likely in US and China

Can Traffic Managers Save the World?
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Agere CTO tells NPC West that traffic manager chips are the key to the next wave of carrier growth

IP.access Builds Up T-Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Mini-base-station vendor wins T-Mobile USA contract in market's first high-profile deal

Foundry Revenues Are Up
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Pushed revenues higher, increased cash position, increased gross margins. All that's missing is the guidance

Lucent's Back in Black
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

Net income of 2 cents per share marks Lucent's first profitable quarter in over three years

BellSouth Profit Climbs 46%
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

Finally, some good news from an RBOC! BellSouth's Latin American business drives growth in Q3

Avici Boosts Top Line
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

The company's Q3 shows an improved revenue picture, but it's still losing money and refusing to give guidance

DOD Test-Fires IPv6
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

The US Department of Defense has teamed with equipment vendors and carriers to assess IPv6 interoperability

Startups Spout Bravado at NPC West
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Net processor startup Bay Micro claims it's about to be profitable, while EZchip adds another customer

Neoteris Scores Service Provider Win
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

The newly acquired Neoteris has announced a deal with TManage for its SSL virtual private network technology

AT&T's Q3 a Real Puzzler
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Q3 earnings rose for AT&T, but there was a catch. Not another accounting scandal, surely?

Cisco Starts Picking XFP
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

Bookham's Ignis acquisition wasn't just for products, it seems: Ignis seems to have won Cisco qualification

Symantec Acquires SafeWeb
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

Follows the lead of F5 Networks and NetScreen with its acquisition of SSL VPN startup SafeWeb for $26M

NetScreen Firewall Gets Smart
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

A year after it acquired OneSecure, NetScreen has integrated that company's technology into its firewalls

Reliance Suppliers Get Psyched
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

Reliance Infocomm's acquisition of FLAG could mean more opportunity for metro Ethernet companies such as Atrica

Qwest's Future Qwestionable
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

Qwest's restated earnings add over $2B in losses; analysts mull the consequences

Zarlink Loses Its Telecom Nerve
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

CEO Pat Brockett slashes R&D for networking chips, saying he can't wait so long for product revenues

Acterna's Extreme Makeover
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

Acterna's emerging from Chapter 11 and aiming for a market with fewer wrinkles and longer lifelines

Check Point Enters Box Market
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Check Point has entered the security appliance market, which could strain its relationship with partner Nokia

Speculations Boost AFC
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Wagers stack up as analysts say Advanced Fibre Communications has won a coveted Verizon RFP for FTTP

Nokia's Mixed Blessings
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Nokia's network business finally reports modest profit, despite falling sales

Incumbents Converge on Convergence
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

It's unanimous: The telecom world is converging on an IP/MPLS core. But not everyone has the tools to get there

Headcount: The Party's Over
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Calient furloughs, Nauticus shuts down, Netscreen merges, and much, much more

Net.com Hits Rough Road
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Ends a run of eight consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth; CEO Whyte discloses a lost RBOC deal

LEAPing Attack Tools, Batman!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Tools designed to hack Cisco's LEAP security code are now appearing on the Web

Carriers Give FTTP Update
News Analysis | 10/15/2003

BellSouth, Verizon, and SBC say they'll start taking gear into their labs in November

Nokia Denies Network Sell-Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Finnish giant denies plans to abandon network market following 'inaccurate' press reports

Tellabs: More Work to Do
News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Tellabs' earnings show solid forward movement, but execs are apprehensive about industry conditions

SwitchCore Ships Chips Galore
News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Swedish chipmaker hopes to steal back the lead in Ethernet switch chips with a family of 28-port devices

Regulators Take a Beating at USTA
News Analysis | 10/14/2003

Incumbent carrier pressure group takes aim at FCC rules and draws lots of exhibitors

Microsoft Cozies Up to Vodafone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

Announces partnership with the GSM operator to develop mobile standards. What's behind the marketing?

Airespace Talks Up VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

WLAN switch startup pushes voice-over-WLAN credentials

Access Is 'In' at USTA
News Analysis | 10/13/2003

Entrisphere hangs with Fujitsu, Occam pairs with SkyStream, and DSLAM vendors get small

Huawei Throws 3G Gauntlet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

Launches UMTS base station and says it will undercut and fend off established vendors – and not just in China!

FTTH Dispute Boils Up
News Analysis | 10/10/2003

Alcatel and Corning get caught in the tangle between the FCC and RBOCs over the definition of fiber-to-the-home

Molex Out, Emcore In
News Analysis | 10/10/2003

The 10-Gbit/s transceiver market continues to shift, as Molex sells its product lines to Emcore

Sex and the Kitty
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/10/2003

Is that a Nokia in your pocket?

Juniper Jumps on Good News
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Juniper exceeded analyst expectations for the third quarter and gave upbeat guidance for Q4

Net.com Shareholder Digs In
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Kopp Investment Advisors becomes Net.com's largest shareholder, applauds changes after rocky transition

Velio Dealio Realio?
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Word has it the chip startup is in negotiations to be acquired, and some think the deal may already be done

Marconi's Identity Crisis
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

European company's name is better recognized by N. American carriers, according to Heavy Reading

Analyst: Verizon Optical Shopping
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Needham analyst says Verizon has come up with a short list of candidates for its own long-haul optical build

Sonus Savors VOIP Uptick
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Shares rise on profitability and sizeable growth; execs say the future holds more for packetized voice

Internap Rolls Up Route Optimizers
News Analysis | 10/8/2003

NetVMG and Sockeye Networks have sold their scraps to Internap, which has a grand vision for IP route optimization

Kealia Project Raises Questions
News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Networking guru Andy Bechtolsheim isn't ready to talk about his rumored video server project just yet

Nokia's Flaming Fortunes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Pyromaniacs rejoice! Nokia handsets in explosion shocka!

WLAN's Business Bullies
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Unstrung poll shows enterprise users are not going to settle for consumer kit

Luca Martini Leaves Level 3
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Luca Martini has left Level 3 and some suspect he's headed for Cisco

Is Cisco Tuning Into Video?
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Tech guru and Sun founder Andy Bechtolsheim may be behind Cisco's invasion of the video server market

Siemens Eyes Cisco Router
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Jumping Juniper! German vendor rumored to be switching wireless gateway supplier

Siemens Eyes Cisco Router
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2003

German vendor rumored to be switching GGSN supplier

Grass Roots Fiber Booms
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

Municipal groups and utilities lead the move to fiber-to-the-premises. Here are two contract awards to prove it

NetScreen Snags SSL Leader
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

NetScreen has upped the ante in the VPN market as it announces the acquisition of SSL leader Neoteris

GSM Wins Iraq Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2003

European-backed standard wins technology fight with unanimous decision

Bandwidth Prices Sinking, Says Report
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

When it comes to carrier pricing of IP bandwidth, there's no bottom in sight, says TeleGeography

Lantern Deal Lifts RPR
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

Resilient Packet Ring startup is hanging on with a new reseller deal, and carriers are showing interest

Arroyo, Lightcross Join Forces
News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Merged company will be called Arroyo Optics and may concentrate on tunable software provisioning

Motorola Gets Embedded
News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Wants to lead the effort to standardize the embedded computing market, particularly when it comes to telecom

Alcatel Boosts DWDM Counts
News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Alcatel is the latest DWDM vendor to hike bandwidth for carriers, citing an uptick in interest for optical cores

Base Stations Sing the Blues
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Doomsayers out in force as base station market takes a battering

SEC Digging Deeper at Redback
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Feds looking more carefully into deals involving Qwest, Redback, and Redback SVP Joel Arnold

Chip Vendors Vie for Multimode Market
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Molex and Cisco continue backing LX4 technology for 10-Gbit/s Ethernet transceivers

Analysts Chart Extreme Comeback
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Ethernet switch maker looks to rejuvenate itself with a new CFO and wireless switching products

Who's Got GIG-BE Fiber?
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Someone's richer by $250 million... but we may never know who

Video-Over-IP Charges On
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Technical advances are in the news, as well as in reports from Light Reading and Heavy Reading

Check Point Opens Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Firewall stalwart finally lifts lid on European customers

Look Before You LEAP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2003

A cautionary tale from a wireless LAN hacker at Unstrung's first-ever live show

AT&T Chief Promises Job Cuts
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

Continues to cut down on operational costs, but faces a tough battle with the Bells on the regulatory front

Cisco/Huawei Lawsuit on Hold
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

Cisco suspends its lawsuit against Huawei, as Chinese equipment maker promises to update products

Europe Gets an EDGE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2003

TeliaSonera is planning to launch the Continent's first commercial EDGE network by the end of the year

Salira Gets New CEO
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

Ross Lau, late of Nortel and Qwest, has taken the helm of the Ethernet PON vendor

Schacht Faces Wrinkly Wrath
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2003

No fisticuffs, as ex-CEO Henry Schacht defends Lucent's retiree benefit cuts, saying it's an industry problem

Schacht Faces Retiree Wrath
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

No fisticuffs, as ex-CEO Henry Schacht defends Lucent's retiree benefit cuts, saying it's an industry problem

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