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The Philter | 10/31/2005

Level 3 Takes Out WilTel
News Analysis | 10/31/2005

In a deal valued at $680 million, WilTel gets another lease on life while Level 3 reaches more markets

Huawei, ZTE Ramp Up IP Access
News Analysis | 10/31/2005

Huawei and ZTE are targeting North American carriers with their IP DSLAMs

Level 3, Cogent Kiss & Peer Up
News Analysis | 10/28/2005

Have renewed their peering vows after one of the largest Internet disruptions ever resulted from their squabbling

More Trouble for Avanex
News Analysis | 10/28/2005

Two bondholders are claiming default on Avanex notes, adding another setback to the company's recovery

Cox's Robbins Ruffles Feathers
News Analysis | 10/27/2005

USTA (offstage): “Mr. Robbins, you’re wanted outside.” Robbins: “By whom?” USTA: “The people inside.”

Verizon Connects for Big Q3
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2005

Wireless and data revenues help the carrier to improved Q3 revenues and profits

Verizon Connects for Big Q3
News Analysis | 10/27/2005

Wireless and data revenues help the carrier to improved Q3 revenues and profits

FT, Alcatel Shares Slide on Q3 Results
News Analysis | 10/27/2005

Revised outlooks from France Telecom and Alcatel make it a bad day for French telecom stocks

Falling Chinese Capex Hits ZTE
News Analysis | 10/27/2005

ZTE's Q3 profit falls by 27.4% as China's carriers continue to cut capex

BSNL Threatens to Ban Huawei
News Analysis | 10/26/2005

Huawei's troubles in India continue as it faces exclusion from future BSNL contracts

Agere Shines on CEO's Debut
News Analysis | 10/26/2005

John Dickson is out, replaced by board member Richard Clemmer. Agere reports Q4 numbers, and the markets rejoice

Cisco Plots Mesh
News Analysis | 10/26/2005

Networking giant readies metro-mesh products for November

New Look for Old Telcos
Light Ranting | 10/25/2005

They're doing their best Green Day impression.

SBC Stretches Lightspeed Timeline
News Analysis | 10/25/2005

SBC executive says Project Lightspeed will reach 18M households by mid-2008, rather than the end of 2007

Cisco Beefs Up the Edge
News Analysis | 10/25/2005

New products extend Cisco's carrier Ethernet offerings out to the customer premises

Ericsson Buys Bulk of Marconi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/25/2005

Swedish vendor to pay £1.2 billion for Marconi's hardware and international services unit

NeuStar Moves Into SIP Peering
News Analysis | 10/25/2005

The newly-IPO'd company makes an unexpected move into helping networks peer SIP services

Panel: Video Changes the Telecom Act
News Analysis | 10/25/2005

Telco analysts say video franchising is a big reason to rewrite the Telecom Act of 1996

Cisco's Emergency Connection
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/24/2005

Networking giant intros technology to link first responders over different radio devices

SBC on Lightspeed: Full Fiber Ahead
News Analysis | 10/24/2005

SBC officials insist that Project Lightspeed project is on track and they say they may even increase capital spending

Marconi Rises on Sale Talk
News Analysis | 10/24/2005

Sale speculation boosts Marconi's share price, but analysts aren't convinced by some of the names linked to a potential bid

IMS: Simplify First, Add Apps Later
News Analysis | 10/24/2005

The first wave of IMS deployments aim to help reduce the clutter that consumers face over the telecom wires

Aruba Gets Edgy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/24/2005

WLAN startup intros new products, grabs $25M VC, brands itself 'mobile edge' company

Schwag Museum: Charlie Hustle
Light Ranting | 10/21/2005

Redback Networks and Pete Rose. Geddit?

Murdoch's Sky Takes on BT
News Analysis | 10/21/2005

Rupert Murdoch's Sky is going head to head with BT and the U.K. cable operators as it buys broadband ISP Easynet for $392M

Sick Day
The Philter | 10/21/2005

It's Friday and everyone's calling in sick, aren't they?

The LWAPP Comeback
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2005

Weird acronym is recommended as control mechanism for skinny APs -- that's a feather in its CAPWAP!

ADVA's Still Shopping
News Analysis | 10/20/2005

Covaro's in the house but that doesn't mean the shopping trip is over

Vernier's VC Windfall
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2005

Startup grabs $26M, claims new network management focus is going well

Cisco Pays to Play in India
News Analysis | 10/19/2005

Cisco says it will invest more than $1 billion in India over the next few years

Lucent Unveils Access God Box
News Analysis | 10/19/2005

Lucent's new Multimedia Access Platform is crammed with access technologies, but it doesn't excel, says analyst

IBM Plugs Into DataPower
News Analysis | 10/19/2005

Big Blue buys Datapower to add to its service architecture plans, giving XML networking a big boost in credibility

Bookham, Avanex Shore Up
News Analysis | 10/18/2005

The struggling components companies find more fixes for their cash woes

SBC Picks Lucent IMS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2005

SBC follows Cingular in picking Lucent for IMS gear. Will BellSouth be next?

Readers Pick IMS Killer Apps
News Analysis | 10/18/2005

Light Readers sound off in our most recent poll on the applications that will make all this IMS stuff worthwhile

PanGo Pockets $10M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/17/2005

Wireless location startup finds more venture capital

Cingular Picks Lucent for IMS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/17/2005

Deal suggests that Lucent's IMS developments are further advanced than previously thought

Light Reading's Ethernet Expo: Day Three
LRTV Documentaries | 10/17/2005

On the final day of Light Reading's Ethernet Expo, vendors find they need to tighten up their pitches

Nortel Names Zafirovski New CEO
News Analysis | 10/17/2005

Bill Owens out, Mike Zafirovski in as Nortel continues its revamp

ADVA Snaps Up Covaro
News Analysis | 10/17/2005

ADVA strengthens its hand in the Ethernet access market with the proposed acquisition of Covaro Networks for up to $24 million

Ethernet Expo: It's Raining Packets
News Analysis | 10/14/2005

The Ethernet community comes in out of the rain to hear Bob Metcalfe and service providers on the rush to packet technology

Internet Peering on Thin Ice?
News Analysis | 10/14/2005

Cogent and Level 3 mudslinging is raising big questions about Internet peering arrangements

Light Reading's Ethernet Expo: Day Two
LRTV Documentaries | 10/14/2005

The second day of Light Reading's Ethernet Expo featured more big carriers and enterprises discussing technology opportunities

Ready for 100-Gig Ethernet?
News Analysis | 10/13/2005

It's not too early to talk about 100-Gbit/s Ethernet, according to speakers at the Ethernet Expo. Metcalfe says its inevitable

Light Reading's Ethernet Expo: Day One
LRTV Documentaries | 10/13/2005

Light Reading's Ethernet Expo opens with a keynote from Bob Metcalfe and a big announcement from the Metro Ethernet Forum

Nokia Invests in China 3G
News Analysis | 10/13/2005

Sets up $111M joint venture with China Putian to develop 3G network equipment, following in Nortel's footsteps UPDATED 1:45 PM

Squirrels on Crack!
Red Panda | 10/12/2005

Drug-crazed rodents terrorize South London.

MEF Adds Carrier Certification
News Analysis | 10/12/2005

MEF launches Phase 2 of its Ethernet certification program, looking to green-light carrier services

Vonage Hearing Buy-Out Bids
News Analysis | 10/12/2005

Several serious suitors have very recently stepped up to take out Vonage, but Jeffrey Citron's no cheap date

DSL Doldrums
Light Ranting | 10/11/2005

The marketing guys must know what's up.

Chen's Outta Atrica
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/11/2005

Marketing maven Nan Chen lights out for Strix Systems, saying mesh wireless systems are where the action is

Sycamore Surprises With Profit
News Analysis | 10/11/2005

Sycamore shares leap 8% in early trading following a surprise profit announcement, the first in five years of growth in Asia/Pacific

Extreme, Virtela Venture Into Net Monitoring
News Analysis | 10/11/2005

Network monitoring services are the wave of the future, both companies have decided

Chen's Outta Atrica
News Analysis | 10/11/2005

Marketing specialist Nan Chen lights out for Strix Systems. Former Cisco optical guru Scott Messenger takes over UPDATED 11:20 AM

India Blocks Foreign Telecom Gear
News Analysis | 10/11/2005

Why is the Indian government suspicious of Huawei's expansion plans?

Google Goes to Wonkytown
News Analysis | 10/10/2005

As the search giant's interests grow out in all directions, so do its interests in the nation's capital

The Leading Lights Are On!
News Analysis | 10/7/2005

Fire up those word processors and spreadsheets and build your case to win a Lightie!

First Large BPL Network Powers Up
News Analysis | 10/7/2005

The first US commercial deployment went live this week, but the market still has mixed messages

Schwag Museum: The Ciena Dawg
Light Ranting | 10/7/2005

This dog was made for walking.

Siemens Unveils 21CN Partners
News Analysis | 10/7/2005

Discloses the partners it's taking into BT's 21CN next-gen network project, with Juniper leading the way

C&W Shares Plunge
News Analysis | 10/7/2005

Shares in Cable & Wireless plunge more than 16% on news that H1 revenues are expected to fall by 6%

VOIP Players Spur Spending
News Analysis | 10/6/2005

Internet and other IT companies are crashing the telco party with VOIP; an escalating voice war should boost equipment vendors

BB Forum: Gateway Goals for Carriers
News Analysis | 10/6/2005

Home gateways are golden, Italtel accepts Accenture, and PacketFront perks up at the Broadband Forum in Madrid

Telcos, Vendors Battle Over Gateway
News Analysis | 10/6/2005

Carriers want more sophisticated home gateway technology that can support triple play, but there's a price to pay

Revenge of DWDM
Column | 10/5/2005

Ready for an enterprise telecom spree?

Stock Watch: LUNT
Light Ranting | 10/4/2005

Lucent and Nortel's stocks are the same price. Again.

Nominum Takes Telefónica
News Analysis | 10/4/2005

Nominum touts Telefónica as its latest customer as converged IP networks put more demand on DNS

Enterprises: More Fiber in the Diet?
News Analysis | 10/3/2005

Some large companies are building their own networks based on DWDM and Ethernet technology

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