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Verizon Honors Employee
The Philter | 11/30/2004

Cisco's CRS-1 Passes Our Test
News Analysis | 11/30/2004

While taking Cisco's mega-router for a spin, Light Reading's testers find the box lives up to some big promises

ZTE: Set for Overseas Explosion
News Analysis | 11/30/2004

Chinese equipment vendor says 40 percent of revenues will come from international sales by 2006

Analysts See Upside in Test Vendors
News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Analysts say Tektronix will benefit from its Inet acquisition, while Spirent may be undervalued

BT Moves on Video, Italy
News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Creates entertainment division to drive video over IP strategy; deflects rumors of Italian expansion

OZ Follows Nokia's IM Road
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Wireless IM set to explode in North America as carriers make it a 'hard requirement' for new handsets

UK: Ethernet's Crowded House
News Analysis | 11/29/2004

Light Reading's Ethernet services directory shows nearly 50 operators competing for UK customers

UTStarcom Makes Euro Headway
News Analysis | 11/26/2004

Vendor is quietly worming its way into carrier accounts and has plans to develop fixed and wireless access gear

BT's Danon Quits for Capgemini
News Analysis | 11/25/2004

Head of BT's Retail division takes new role following rumors of friction at UK incumbent

WWP Pins FTTH Hopes on New Hire
News Analysis | 11/25/2004

World Wide Packets hires former Gluon and Ericsson veteran to push its Ethernet-over-fiber vision to carriers

TTI Dips on Results Delay
News Analysis | 11/25/2004

OSS vendor's share price falls after it postpones its Q3 earnings call. What's going on?

LR Names Investment Finalists
News Analysis | 11/24/2004

Leading Light contenders for Best Investment Potential come in growth markets such as VOIP and wireless

Cisco Stretches 10-GigE Lead
News Analysis | 11/24/2004

As prices keep falling, Cisco's grip on the 10-Gbit/s Ethernet market looks to be tightening

Is ReefEdge Restructuring?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/24/2004

Scuttlebutt suggests ReefEdge may have fallen off the ledge. Company says it's restructuring UPDATED 4:36:00 PM

Juniper's NetScreen: Pricing Insecurity?
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

Some say Juniper's cutting NetScreen prices to make sales targets. Others say that's just paranoia

LR Picks Marketeers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/23/2004

A bevy of startups staked claim to emerging markets: Here they are

LR Picks Private Marketing Finalists
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

A bevy of startups staked claim to emerging markets in the effort to differentiate themselves: Here they are

LR Dives Into the Ether(net)
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

'Enterprise Ethernet Services' report defines different services and examines technologies used to provide them

ZTE Unveils Hong Kong IPO
News Analysis | 11/23/2004

Top price would raise more than $450 million from a Hong Kong listing in early December

Carrier VOIP Gear Sales Hit $450M
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

Revenues from carrier VOIP systems are up nearly 70% from last year, with session border controllers surging

LR Picks Public Marketing Stars
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

ADVA, Ciena, Juniper, and Motorola stand out as the Leading Lights finalists for top marketing campaigns

Vetting SBC's VOIP
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

VOIP rollout is planned for early 2005, making it the last of the RBOCs to enter the arena

Trapeze Mixes It Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/22/2004

It wants to get more public and private action with its latest software upgrade

It's Ethernet or Bust
Column | 11/22/2004

Incumbents can't ignore the revenue warning signs any longer

Report: Ethernet Exploding in China
News Analysis | 11/22/2004

Huge growth in Ethernet services identified in Heavy Reading survey of 16 Chinese operators

LR Picks Private Service Finalists
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Masergy, Skype, Virtela, and the Utopia project catch the eye of Leading Lights judges

Telcordia Craves M&A Warchest
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

OSS firm is expecting its new owners to cough up hundreds of millions for new acquisitions

Vendors Split on TD-SCDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Network incumbents have mixed views on development of Chinese 3G standard with the ungainly abbreviation

Carrier Access CFO Quits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Stock falls 7 percent as CFO resigns, but analysts aren’t worried

Carrier Access CFO Quits
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Stock falls 7 percent as CFO resigns, but analysts aren’t worried UPDATED 12:50 PM

BT Escapes Breakup – for Now
News Analysis | 11/19/2004

Regulator hasn't yet forced BT to split into separate businesses, but the threat clearly exists

LR Tags Top IPO Candidates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Get your wallets out, here are the seven finalists for the Leading Lights award for top IPO prospects

LR Tags Top IPO Candidates
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Get your wallets out, here are the seven finalists for the Leading Lights award for top IPO prospects

LR Produces Private Product Finalists
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Acopia, Force10, NetScaler, and Pedestal all step up with products worthy of Leading Lights consideration

From the FTTP Front Lines, Part II
The Philter | 11/18/2004

HR Sees Ethernet Services Explosion
News Analysis | 11/18/2004

Network operators are charging ahead with Ethernet services, even though the market's not that big (yet)

UTStarcom, Myrio Have Their IPTV
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Products, partnerships, and premier customers are all on the IPTV news today. So who's doing what?

Masergy Makes Layer 3 Jump
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

The Ethernet VPN provider has deployed Alcatel 7750 routers, displacing Extreme's BlackDiamond in its POPs

LR's Public Service Finalists
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

AT&T, Cablevision, Savvis, and Vodafone get Leading Lights finalist nods for best new service offering

LR M&A Strategy Finalists Step Up
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Three big names and one lesser-known: Alcatel, Cisco, Juniper, and Tekelec make their mark with many deals

Cisco Jumps on Jahi
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Stumps up $16M for Lilliputian network management specialist – that's $800K per employee

MMO2 Ups German Investment
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

European carrier set to invest up to $2 billion in own UMTS network

Megisto Gleams at StarHub
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Unveils small deal at Singapore carrier – hey, they all count!

SBC Awards Microsoft $400M IPTV Deal
News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Software giant wins 10-year IPTV middleware deal. But is the price too low? UPDATED 11AM

Synergy: Switches Sizzle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2004

Research firm says the overall enterprise WLAN business is worth a cool $320.7M

LR Best Product Finalists Revealed
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Alcatel, Cisco, Ciena, Juniper, net.com, Spirent score in Leading Lights Best New Product, Public Company category

LR Public Statesman Finalists Unmasked
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

And now, without further ado, the finalists for the Leading Lights Public Company Industry Statesman award

Vendors Prep for IMS Fight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Unstrung Insider uncovers bevy of incumbents battling to secure carrier deals

Converge It & They Will Come
Column | 11/16/2004

Is 'If You Build It, They Will Come' coming back?

Juniper Trumps Cisco's China Deal
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Claims the core of China Telecom's IP buildout, while Cisco gets nudged to the edge UPDATED 6PM

Startup Statesmen Sought for Finals
Column | 11/16/2004

The Leading Lights awards finalists will be announced shortly. But one category needs more heroes

MSPPizza to Go at Cisco
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

The company joins the micro-MSPP craze with a pizza-box version of its ONS optical transport line

Huawei Set for $5B in 2004
News Analysis | 11/16/2004

Executive tells media that revenues are on course for $5 billion this year and $7 billion in 2005

Avici Cans Kaufman, Leans on Leighton
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

AT&T veteran takes the helm at Avici as the board ousts CEO Steve Kaufman

Juniper's Thinking Extreme
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Why Juniper has shopped for an Ethernet switching player in the past – and why it may be happening again

IP Multimedia Subsystems: Easy Does It
LR Mobile Column | 11/15/2004

IP Multimedia Subsystems
For mobile operators working to roll out mass-market mobile data services, IMS technology may just be the answer to their prayers

BT Puts IPTV to the Test
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

The UK incumbent is testing multiple systems, including some from ‘the East,’ with trials planned for 2005

Juniper's Extreme Thoughts Are Back
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Why Juniper has shopped for an Ethernet switching player in the past – and why it may be happening again

Aruba Targets Wired World
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Startup extends security to include wired as well as wireless LANs UPDATED 5:00 PM

Network Duo Linked to Cingular
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Analysts cite Ericsson and Lucent as main suppliers of W-CDMA network

Startup Statesmen Sought for Finals
News Analysis | 11/15/2004

Yes, the Leading Lights awards finalists will be announced shortly. But at least one category needs more heroes

Procket's Other Assets Hit the Block
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

It's one heck of a garage sale, as Procket's collection of routers and servers goes up for auction

Report: PMC, Watch Your Back
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Competitors in Ethernet-over-Sonet chips are ready to cut into PMC's market share

Telcordia About to Be Sold
News Analysis | 11/12/2004

Media reports suggest a pair of buyout firms are close to buying the OSS giant for $1.3 billion

SBC Sheds Light on 'Lightspeed'
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Says its plan to reach 18 million households with advanced IP services by 2007 will save it $300M a year

ECI Reports Burnin' Earnings
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Company says increases in revenue and net income will continue

BT Faces 21st Century Dilemma
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Carrier's Retail and Wholesale divisions face a big decision about the unbundling of broadband access gear

Alcatel Tangos With Datang
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/11/2004

As expected, French incumbent partners on Chinese 3G standard

ICSA Gang Rolls Out Security Specs
News Analysis | 11/11/2004

Teros and buddies have issued security testing standards – will Cisco and Juniper agree?

Chinese Competitors Chew at Cisco
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Cisco CEO says product integration is a key to beating the Chinese vendors' bargain basement prices

More Enron Assets up for Grabs
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Some 1,700 route miles of stranded fiber capacity from the bubble years is ripe for the picking

Asia Carriers Live in Interesting Times
News Analysis | 11/10/2004

China Netcom to IPO, ZTE gets closer to HK listing, Japan's carriers lay out their numbers and fiber plans

Extricom’s 'Perfect' WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Startup makes bold claims in effort to attract OEM customers

Cisco Leans on AirDefense
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2004

Confirms speculation it is to deploy IDS kit from startup

Cisco Disappoints With Q1
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

As expected, Cisco reports a flat quarter, and investors aren't happy

Kaplan the 'Visionary'
The Philter | 11/9/2004

FCC Shields VOIP From States
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

FCC says that Vonage's VOIP service is not subject to certain state regulations

HR Unties Sonus/Marconi Tie-Up
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Heavy Reading analyst says the flexibility of its media gateway could pay dividends for Sonus

Redback and ECI Buddy Up
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

Another Redback partnership gives the company more reach into larger carriers

Testing Minnow Crosses Atlantic
News Analysis | 11/9/2004

UK VOIP test vendor Arca reckons the market is ripe enough for a solo assault on the US

Cisco Disappoints With Q1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2004

As expected, Cisco reports a flat quarter, and investors aren't happy

Headcount: Cutting the Fat (Really)
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

SBC cuts; Axiowave cuts; Verizon cuts, then adds; something's amiss at Network Elements

Nortel Seeks Marketing Makeover
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Nortel is launching a new ad campaign complete with TV spots, but a gloomy pall still hangs on the company

Foundry Drops 10-GigE Prices
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

An 8-port module brings prices down to $2,500 per port, giving Cisco a run for its money

AirDefense Secures Cisco?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Startup is linked to deal with 802.11 enterprise market giant

BT Goes Global – Again!
News Analysis | 11/8/2004

Shares dip as BT announces the acquisition of international service provider Infonet in a deal worth $965M

Floridian Sues Cisco Over Router Patents
News Analysis | 11/5/2004

A self-taught telecom expert claims to hold key router patents that Cisco violates; Dr Roberts weighs in

Black Market Offers Cisco's PIX
News Analysis | 11/5/2004

The Source Code Club, a hacker group that emerged in July, claims to have Cisco firewall code for sale

Alcatel Faces Informal SEC Inquiry
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

The SEC has started an informal inquiry into the vendor's connection with a bribery scandal in Costa Rica

ATCA's at a Fork in the Road
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Programmable chip vendors could stand to benefit as ATCA interconnect standards battle it out

From the FTTP Front Lines
The Philter | 11/4/2004

Video in Demand
Column | 11/4/2004

Whether it's via FTTN or FTTP, service providers need video to compete

Asset Writedown Hurts MCI
News Analysis | 11/4/2004

Carrier reports net loss of $3.4 billion in Q3 as it cuts the value of its network

Kagoor Gets Hot With Lucent
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Lucent signs reseller deal with session border controller vendor, supplies kit to Israeli operator Hot Telecom

Cisco CTO Whips WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Giancarlo says Cisco is picking ultrawideband over WiMax, calls powerline broadband a 'non-market'

Continuous Computing Opens Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Previously muted vendor talks up customer wins amid mumblings of future public offering

Cisco CTO Whips WiMax
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Giancarlo says Cisco is picking ultrawideband over WiMax, calls powerline broadband a 'non-market'

Redux, Lycium Tie the Knot
News Analysis | 11/3/2004

Two Israeli companies developing pseudowire chips have decided to join forces

Report: Chiaro Courting ECI
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

The core-router startup might have found a big ally, as ECI might be considering an acquisition

Juniper's Wireless Hole
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2004

Where is Juniper's enterprise wireless LAN strategy?

Scary Terry
The Philter | 11/2/2004

Post-Election FCC Makeover Likely
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

No matter who wins today, changes are coming at the Commission. Is Copps the 'Grim Reaper'?

Allot's 5-Gbit/s Gamble
News Analysis | 11/2/2004

With 5-Gbit/s throughput, Allot's new traffic manager is fast indeed. But is it too early to be relevant?

Work Poll: Offshoring Gathers Steam
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

Our readers say that offshoring isn't going away anytime soon...

Starent Confirms Virgin Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2004

As predicted here, wireless router startup notches up another carrier win

ZTE Nears HK IPO
News Analysis | 11/1/2004

As it boosts its revenues and profits, ZTE gets approval from Chinese regulator to list shares in Hong Kong

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