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Juniper Looks Inward for Wireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/30/2009

The new MX 3D platform and a 'universal edge' can be quickly primed for mobile packet-core work, the company thinks

Photos: Juniper HQ
Craig's A-List | 10/29/2009

4:35 PM From the outside, it's all black and white

Juniper Takes Over the Network
News Analysis | 10/29/2009

Or at least tries to, with an ambitious flurry of products aimed at a 'new network' blending enterprise and service provider needs

One Click to Google
Wireless Bits | 10/28/2009

3:00 PM Europe gets a taste of Google's mobile app from Orange

Get Ready for MWC 2010
Wireless Bits | 10/28/2009

9:15 AM Google's Eric Schmidt to headline Barcelona event

Vendors Vie for LTE Limelight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2009

Wireless equipment vendors compete for LTE bragging rights as Nokia Siemens announced its latest LTE interoperability test

Voice Over LTE's Future Cloudy
LR Mobile Column | 10/27/2009

Mobile operators must figure out how best to deliver legacy voice and texting services over LTE networks

Hitachi Takes Nortel's LTE Packet Core
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2009

The pending $10M deal would take another chunk of wireless technology off of Nortel's hands

Verizon: No Capex 'Blip' for LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2009

Verizon sticks to its capex guidance, stressing that its LTE project won't cause a spike in spending as the carrier reports Q3 results

Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon: Net Neutrality
LRTV Interviews | 10/26/2009

Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO of Telus, shares his nearly stream-of-consciousness view on network neutrality and makes a distinction between when a carrier should support a service end-to-end and when it should hand off that responsibility to another party

WiMax Clear to Roam in Taiwan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2009

Clearwire demonstrates international WiMax roaming with two Taiwanese operators, moving the proto-4G technology toward maturity

Supercomm 2009: Party Central
Slide Shows | 10/23/2009

Even if companies didn't spring for fancy booths, they at least paid for beer

Supercomm: Ethernet Peering Gets Closer
News Analysis | 10/23/2009

The MEF is making progress on specifications that could ease the creation of Ethernet exchange points

Supercomm 2009: Day Three
The Philter | 10/23/2009

10:45 AM Don't be for or against net neutrality. Just plainly state the kind of world you want and think about the consequences

FCC: Spectrum Shortage Will Be a 'Crisis'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2009

Without more wireless spectrum, the US could become the 'Doug Flutie of mobile broadband,' the FCC's broadband chief warns

Ericsson, Samsung Make LTE Connection
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2009

The vendors achieve LTE interoperability between infrastructure and device, but one industry analyst believes Ericsson has an additional agenda

Cox Business's Kristine Faulkner: Local Matters
LRTV Interviews | 10/23/2009

Cox Business is making its mark by moving small and mid-sized enterprises off traditional phone networks. And, as its VP of product development explains, the company is also seeing a change in the way businesses use video, a core cable service

Net Neutering: Telcos Threaten Pullback
News Analysis | 10/22/2009

Telco policy hawks say they will slow broadband investments if the government decides to force them to treat network traffic impartially

Supercomm 2009: Day Two
The Philter | 10/22/2009

4:00 PM The service providers want to measure network efficiency in a new way

Mike Hatfield: The 'Why' Behind Cyan Optics
LRTV Interviews | 10/22/2009

Cyan Optics CEO explains what problem in the 'middle mile' of the carrier network led to a new class of equipment to deal with the increased capacity in the access network

Nokia Fires Volley at Apple's iPhone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2009

Finnish device maker claims the popular iPhone infringes 10 patents, allowing Apple to get a 'free ride on the back of Nokia's innovation'

Supercomm: US CTO Reaches Out to Telcos
News Analysis | 10/22/2009

We're looking for ideas, Aneesh Chopra tells the Supercomm audience – but not everyone's buying it

Core Blimey! Tellabs Buys WiChorus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2009

Tellabs follows Cisco's lead and buys a wireless packet core specialist, paying $165 million in net cash for WiChorus

Juniper's New Look
Craig's A-List | 10/22/2009

11:00 AM When they break out a new logo, you know they're serious

AlcaLu Looking to Strike LTE Gold
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2009

Alcatel-Lucent claims early LTE momentum as the battle becomes fierce for trial selection and commercial deals

Adtran Beefs Up Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2009

Access vendor expands its backhaul offering as backhaul news starts to buzz at Supercomm

iPhone Sales Soar
Wireless Bits | 10/20/2009

8:05 AM Apple's stellar results are a stark contrast to Nokia's

Supercomm Lifts the Broadband Curtain
News Analysis | 10/20/2009

Broadband debate and Recovery Act talk might dominate the three days of Supercomm, but optical networking will also have its say

Sprint Keeps iDEN Assets
Wireless Bits | 10/19/2009

5:25 PM Sprint avoids iDEN divestiture with acquisition of iPCS

Smartphones Boost Google Mobile Search
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2009

Google reports that mobile search revenues are up 30% quarter-on-quarter

Nortel's MEN Auction Set for Nov. 13
News Analysis | 10/16/2009

The bid is in; the courts have approved. Get ready to rumble

Ethernet News: The Urge to Converge
News Analysis | 10/16/2009

Hatteras and Fujitsu talk about combining Ethernet access types, while Extreme brings out a new box and Force10 goes rural

Mobile App Profile: Trapster
UNTV Interviews | 10/15/2009

Trapster CEO Pete Tenereillo describes his company's extremely popular mobile app and offers some commentary on developing technology that runs on many platforms and devices

Telekom Austria Eyes Mobile Capex Cuts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2009

Telekom Austria's focus on protecting its cash position to lead to capex cuts across its mobile operations in Central Europe

AT&T Intros a Dell (But Not a Dell Phone)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2009

No Dell cellphone yet for AT&T

T-Mobile Slow to the 3G Mark
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2009

After a relatively late start, the wireless carrier is looking to participate in the booming market for 3G mobile data

FCC's Net Neutrality Plan Faces New Attack
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/13/2009

Eighteen Republican senators urge the FCC's chairman to delay a plan to craft a net neutrality policy, claiming it could stymie private investment

Cisco/Starent Deal Hurts Juniper
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2009

The opportunity to nab an AT&T deal might have helped convince Cisco to spend $2.9 billion on Starent

Cisco to Buy Starent for $2.9B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2009

Cisco opens its wallet again to buy mobile packet core specialist Starent, a move that gives Cisco a solid foot in the LTE door

Mobilkom Thinks Small on Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2009

Austrian operator is looking for femto suppliers for a 2010 commercial launch but says the opportunity is limited

Photos: ITU Telecom World, Part I
Slide Shows | 10/12/2009

Light Reading went to ITU Telecom World in Geneva. But did anyone else go? Find out...

Analyst: Google Mobile Search to Top $500M by 2011
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/12/2009

Sometimes it's easy to forget that Google isn't doing the Android royalty-free open mobile OS out of the goodness of its heart

Supercomm Faces the Music
News Analysis | 10/12/2009

It's crunch time for what used to be the industry show, as Supercomm tries on its new identity as a broadband conference

CTIA Talks Business, Startups & Symbian
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/9/2009

Day 3: A mobile startup showdown; also attendance, enterprise, and open platforms

Verizon's Tony Lewis Defines an Open Network
LRTV Interviews | 10/9/2009

Verizon's VP of Open Development, Anthony A. Lewis, says his company has changed the way it allows devices and applications to use its network. And they really are open now. No, really. In fact, he says he hasn't turned down a single device yet

Measuring Openness
The Philter | 10/9/2009

1:00 PM Should we take Verizon's word for it? Are they really going to be as open as they say?

TI's Chips Come With a Crunch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/9/2009

TI's OMAP processors are enabling smartphones to eat up bandwidth-hungry 3G services

Verizon to Have 3 Android Devices by Early 2010
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/9/2009

Verizon should have three Android devices for sale by early 2010, with one set to go through the operator's Open Development program

AT&T CTO: We Know What's Best for You
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2009

AT&T CTO admits his network's challenges but says his operation understands 'the wireless data customers better than any other'

How Open Is Too Open?
Jonestown | 10/8/2009

9:00 AM The answer probably depends on whether you are a consumer, carrier, or vendor

ITU Day 3: CTOs, Innovation & IMS
News Analysis | 10/8/2009

Some connected thinking and surprise outcomes in Geneva as carrier and vendor CTOs convene

Nokia: What a Twist!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2009

Finnish phone giant shows off netbook and other gadgets at CTIA

Sprint's Android Moment
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2009

Sprint unveils its first Android phone, Verizon soon to follow with more early 3G CDMA models

AT&T: Don't Burden Us With New Regs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2009

AT&T's de la Vega says industry will work with FCC on wireless but cautions against too much regulation

FCC at CTIA: 'Spectrum Is Oxygen'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2009

In the opening CTIA keynote, new FCC head Julius Genachowski says that spectrum is key to the mobile future in the US

CTIA Bits: Big Fun in San Diego
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2009

Day 1 brings a personal TV from FLO, an international Kindle from Amazon and AT&T, and a beefed up V CAST lineup

Top Picks Services Update
Wireless Bits | 10/7/2009

7:00 AM Less than 10 days left to defend your consumer service and tell us why you think it should be our Top Pick

AT&T Takes Lock off iPhone 3G VoIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2009

AT&T removes VoIP bone of contention

Verizon & Google Build on Android
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2009

The pair crafts a partnership that's expected to produce a family of Android devices over the coming years

LR Video Poll: Cellphone or Internet?
News Analysis | 10/6/2009

Which could you live without?

CTIA Bits: AT&T, T-Mob Lead Handset Charge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2009

Three vendors offer new AT&T devices, while T-Mobile taps Android

Microsoft's App Store Arrives
Wireless Bits | 10/5/2009

3:55 PM Windows Mobile Marketplace launches tomorrow

ITU: Cisco's Chambers Hints at More M&A
News Analysis | 10/5/2009

Cisco CEO sees signs of an improving economy and is looking globally to add to the Tandberg acquisition

Foundry's Next Move
Craig's A-List | 10/5/2009

1:45 PM Brocade might be ready to sell out

Verizon & Friends Prep LTE VC Fund
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2009

Verizon Wireless, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, and several VC firms are banding together to create a $1.3B fund for LTE applications

ITU Day 1: Green Is the Color
News Analysis | 10/5/2009

ICT's role in combating climate change looks set to be a key message in Geneva this week, though connectivity and investment are also hot topics

ITU RumorWatch: Ericsson, NSN
EuroBlog | 10/5/2009

9:00 AM Euro vendors at center of show floor gossip in Geneva

An LTE iPhone? Think 2012 (or Later)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2009

What LTE devices will come first, and when, is starting to become clearer

AsiaWatch: India Shrinks in Q2
News Analysis | 10/2/2009

Telecom services revenues dipped during Q2, as did mobile ARPU, plus more from India and the rest of Asia/Pacific

'Millions' of LTE Handsets by 2012?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2009

Semicon maker Altair expects LTE handset market to hit volume shipments in 2012

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