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Is It Really a Two-Horse Race?
Jonestown | 10/31/2006

Stellar results from Cingular and Verizon seem to indicate that might be the case

Wireless Beyond the Warehouse
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/31/2006

Blending GPS, RFID, WiFi, and cell networks, location-based applications are poised to soar

VOIP à la (Dual) Mode
LR Mobile Column | 10/31/2006

While today's dual-mode cellular/WiFi VOIP services do offer some compelling hooks, in most cases there's still something missing.

Allot Plans IPO as Sandvine Profits
News Analysis | 10/31/2006

Deep packet inspection vendor Allot plans $82 million IPO, as recently-listed rival Sandvine turns a small profit in Q3

Cisco Plots More Dual-Mode Action
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/31/2006

Prospects for cellular-WiFi converged devices go beyond Nokia

Poll: Opex Gives PBT an Edge
News Analysis | 10/31/2006

Poll results give the thumbs up to Ethernet technology PBT as a core network alternative to MPLS

Dun-Dun-Dun... Dun-Dun-Da-Dun
Jonestown | 10/30/2006

Can a guitar hero be unstrung? Apparently so

Optical IPOs: Opnext Is Next
News Analysis | 10/30/2006

Optium may have started something, as fellow optics vendor Opnext has filed to go public

Verizon Claims Q3 Wireless Supremacy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/30/2006

Verizon says its Q3 results make its joint venture with Vodafone the largest in the US – at least in terms of revenue

Talk Like an Egyptian
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2006

Wireless VOIP proves winning combination for regional providers and small businesses

Alltel's Circle Widens
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2006

No. 1 regional carrier misses subscriber-growth estimates, grows revenues and profit

Cisco Ingests Orative
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2006

$31M deal enables more PBX-like services for BlackBerry, Java, and Symbian handsets

Desperate Times
The Martin Chronicles | 10/26/2006

Do telcos make strategic decisions out of fear?

Big Easy WiFi to Go Dark
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2006

New Orleans city net will be replaced with new EarthLink system

DT Delays Hit ECI Revenues
News Analysis | 10/26/2006

ECI Telecom continues to suffer from delays in NGN buildouts at Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom

Sprint Nextel Struggles Continue
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2006

Earnings drop 52 percent and subs disappoint again in Q3

HR Presents Ethernet Provider Awards
News Analysis | 10/25/2006

The winners of the inaugural Ethernet Service Provider of the Year awards are revealed

Nortel Claims Muni Wireless Lead
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/25/2006

Nortel's competitors aren't buying its claim of being one of the only end-to-end muni wireless plays out there

LR Names Leading Lights Finalists
News Analysis | 10/25/2006

Here are the finalists for the third annual Light Reading Leading Lights Awards

Ethernet Expo: NYC 2006
LRTV Documentaries | 10/24/2006

Executives from Verizon, Time Warner Telephone, Ciena, and Optimum Lightpath comment on the latest trends in carrier Ethernet at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo 2006

Juniper's Ethernet Hit
LRTV Documentaries | 10/24/2006

Juniper's new MX series is a line of Ethernet aggregation boxes with Layer 3 routing capabilities – the kind of system that will help Juniper compete for a spot in carrier IPTV networks

T-Mobile Pilots WiFi/Cell Service
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/24/2006

Initial program rolls out in Seattle, offering calls over hybrid networks

LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/24/2006

Sprint first with faster EV-DO but no handsets 'til 2007

Wireline's Accelerating Demise
Cutting Loose | 10/24/2006

The death of plain old telephone service has been greatly underestimated

Power Co. Goes Walkie-Talkie
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2006

Utilities face major overhaul of mobile radio systems

E Is for Ethernet
Craig's A-List | 10/23/2006

Nuggets from Day 1 of the LR Ethernet Expo

Thin Is In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2006

Cell phones skinny enough for a supermodel battle it out with WiFi talkie chips in this week's new-product roundup

Ma Bell Loves Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2006

Cingular growth boosts parent company's results

Cisco Dials Up Videoconferencing
News Analysis | 10/23/2006

The notoriously fuzzy, jerky technology gets an extreme makeover that 'looks billable' for carriers

3G Nears Reality in China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2006

Mainland networks may still be installed in time for Beijing Olympics

The Eye in IP
EuroBlog | 10/20/2006

IP net operators are taking a closer look at each other

Cisco Lines Up 7600 Successor
News Analysis | 10/20/2006

Sources say Cisco is working on a successor platform to the 7600 routers as competitive and technical pressures turn the screw

Verizon's Tough Zone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2006

No. 2 operator takes on Sprint Nextel with new ruggedized 'lifestyle' phone

Three-Network Pileup
Jonestown | 10/19/2006

Sprint/T-Mobile merger talk doesn't address one big issue

Nokia Stumbles in Q2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2006

As average selling prices fall, market boos mobile phone-maker's results

Cingular's Subs-stantial Quarter
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2006

Adding over one million new subs in Q3, top US operator posts major profit hike

Waiting for My Own TV
News Analysis | 10/19/2006

Google's got YouTube. But when will carriers pick up on user-generated TV?

Juniper Smiles Through Q3
News Analysis | 10/19/2006

Juniper hits its targets for the quarter, but analysts wonder about the company's declining router revenues

Siemens Latest to Earn Policy Server Qualification
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/18/2006

Siemens cleared the bar with its PCS-5000 Policy Control Server during Certification Wave #45 testing at CableLabs.

Nokia, Ericsson Face Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2006

Strong worldwide mobile phone sales boost Big 4 handset makers

Disease Management Gets Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2006

Cell phone software helps track, control Third-World epidemics

Ericsson, Juniper, Again
Craig's A-List | 10/18/2006

Well, why else would Juniper stock be climbing?

Google's Mobile Challenge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2006

As online service providers embrace wireless, there are major hurdles to overcome

Cisco's Secure Access
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/17/2006

Networking giant reveals first offshoot of the Meetinghouse buyout

Off With Their Heads!
Cutting Loose | 10/17/2006

Backdating scandal could claim some high-profile tech CEOs – is that a good thing?

Nortel CEO Serious About Services
News Analysis | 10/17/2006

Poaches European executives from enterprise VOIP rival Avaya and plans regional operational support centers in Mexico and Turkey

Rural Rescue Mesh-ion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2006

North Carolina town revitalizes in partnership with WiFi provider

FON's $5 WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2006

Plus road-warrior security, a snazzy new all-in-one, and solar-powered mesh in this week's new-product roundup

RIM Delays Q2 Filing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2006

'Accounting error' feeds concern over backdating of stock options

Reading Light Reading?
EuroBlog | 10/16/2006

FT and Reuters pick up on our news coverage

Strix Wins Big Japanese Mesh Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2006

Startup will work with NTT to cover 100 cities in Japan with meshed WiFi networks

Free WiFi for Mylo Users
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2006

T-Mobile offers 'personal communicators' a year-long HotSpot subscription for free

Blogosphere Yawns at New Treo
The Martin Chronicles | 10/12/2006

Cool colors, but where's the WiFi?

OpenClovis Targets Open-Source Telecom
News Analysis | 10/12/2006

The middleware vendor hopes to lead an initiative to make open-source IT products into carrier-grade wares

A Treo Your Mom Could Love
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/12/2006

New smartphone from Palm tries to capture consumer hearts as well as business minds

Google TV
Craig's A-List | 10/11/2006

How YouTube could kill my television

What's Next for Sprint Nextel?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/10/2006

Chairman's departure raises possibility of company sale

Some Advice for Sprint Nextel
Cutting Loose | 10/10/2006

Departure of chairman leaves CEO with a daunting task. Here's three recommendations

Ciena Dips on Lack of Bull
News Analysis | 10/10/2006

So far, Ciena's analyst day just isn't bullish enough, say investors

Hello Intel
Craig's A-List | 10/9/2006

Taking cues from Sanrio and the Steelers

Media Stars in Links 2006 Conference
News Analysis | 10/9/2006

Heavy Reading's annual executive conference brings in speakers from the likes of Sony Pictures, Netflix, and the NFL

Carrier Ethernet Takes Flight
News Analysis | 10/9/2006

Heavy Reading survey finds carriers falling over each other to launch Ethernet services

T-Mobile Confirms 3G Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2006

Majority of UMTS network should be in place by 2008

T-Mobile 3G Is Imminent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2006

Fourth-largest US operator may finally let the 3G cat out of the bag

Selling Telco TV: You Got $99?
News Analysis | 10/5/2006

Verizon sells basics like reliability; AT&T plays up the fancy IP features; but everybody, for now, must sell on price

BT Launches Web Communications Hub
News Analysis | 10/5/2006

UK incumbent launches a Web-based place to keep your contacts and launch just about any kind of communication service

Globalcomm & TelecomNext Rejoin Forces
News Analysis | 10/4/2006

The feud is over: Make way for NXTcomm!

3Com's Second Wave Switch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2006

3Com, along with others, take a second run at unifying wired and wireless networks

Huawei Signs Up Former BT Guru
News Analysis | 10/4/2006

Mick Reeve, an influential figure behind BT's 21CN developments, joins Huawei's advisory team

What Will Play in the 700 MHz Band?
News Analysis | 10/4/2006

The wireless data equivalent of beachfront property will come available in 2009 and the FCC must decide what to do with it

Choose a Network, Any Network
Cutting Loose | 10/3/2006

Dense urban overlays offer promise, headaches

FTS Serves Up a Policy Platform
News Analysis | 10/3/2006

FTS expands into the policy management market with a platform that marries business rules with service and network policy control

Cisco Tunes In With Cognio
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2006

Partnership provides users with more information about what's going on in their WiFi network airspace

Reva Racks Up $13.5M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2006

RFID startup brings in Cisco and SAP to bolster its storage story

BelAir Builds War Chest
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2006

Startup grabs $21.4 million in VC funding as it prepares for carrier-driven municipal mesh market

Intel/Nokia Deal Gets Mixed Reactions
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2006

Partnership aims to embed a Nokia HSDPA module in Intel's platform for notebooks

Vyatta Vaunts Open Source Router
News Analysis | 10/2/2006

The open source routing software supplier is now packaging its code and selling hardware, too

Does Deutsche Telekom Want BT's Boss?
News Analysis | 10/2/2006

With DT's CEO under pressure, speculation emerges that the German carrier's supervisory committee is eyeing BT's chief exec

Verizon's Smokin' RAZR
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2006

Jostles for attention with FMC security and faster 3G cards in the weekly new-product roundup

Cisco's New Look
Craig's A-List | 10/2/2006

Hey, it's better than an ox

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