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LR Picks Leading Lights IPO/M&A Finalists
News Analysis | 11/30/2005

Light Reading names the Leading Lights finalists for Top IPO or M&A Candidate

Crunch Time for IMS
News Analysis | 11/30/2005

Analyst says next 12 months will be critical to the credibility and true potential of IMS

Tekelec Takes a Hit on Cingular
News Analysis | 11/29/2005

Tekelec's involvement in Alcatel's problematic softswitch deployment at Cingular has many people scratching their heads

Waiting for High-Speed WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/29/2005

Confirmation vote on the joint proposal expected in January

LR Unveils Public Co. Statesman Finalists
News Analysis | 11/29/2005

Light Reading names the Leading Lights finalists for Industry Statesman, Public Company

CES Coming Soon
The Philter | 11/29/2005

I'm already getting CES party invitations.

LR Names Private Co. Statesman Finalists
News Analysis | 11/29/2005

Light Reading names the Leading Lights finalists for Industry Statesman, Private Company

Strix's Tempe Mix
News Analysis | 11/29/2005

Mesh startup ramps up metro rollouts with high-profile launch in Tempe

Scientific-Atlanta: Cisco's Sweet Deal?
News Analysis | 11/28/2005

Some Scientific-Atlanta shareholders and analysts say the company went cheap; another bidder might have paid more

Alcatel Ups 10GigE Density
News Analysis | 11/28/2005

The new OmniSwitch LAN boxes increase Alcatel's core numbers but won't be chasing the likes of Force10

Strix's Tempe Mix
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/28/2005

Mesh startup ramps up metro rollouts with high-profile launch in Tempe

BT's Mick Reeve
LRTV Interviews | 11/28/2005

BT's Mick Reeve talks about – what else? – 21CN and changing one of the world's largest phone company networks

LR Names Public Product Finalists
News Analysis | 11/28/2005

Light Reading names the Leading Lights finalists for Best New Product, Public Company

Telus Catches Convergence Fever
News Analysis | 11/25/2005

Canadian carrier Telus merges its fixed and wireless businesses to take advantage of convergence

Telus Catches Convergence Fever
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/25/2005

Canadian carrier Telus merges its fixed and wireless businesses to take advantage of convergence

TeliaSonera Steps Up UMA Trial
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/24/2005

TeliaSonera switches from Bluetooth to WiFi in its UMA pilot

BATM Rises On Major Deal
News Analysis | 11/24/2005

A major new deal with a mystery vendor partner has given BATM's share price a boost

‘Switchers’ Drive Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/24/2005

Consumers looking to swap mobile carriers could be the prime drivers of fixed/mobile convergence

Strip-Club Scandal CEO Quits
News Analysis | 11/24/2005

Savvis CEO quits following strip-club scandal. LR poll shows strip club entertaining is commonplace in the telecom sector

A New Leader for Feeva?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/23/2005

Ex-Proxim chief is said to be new CEO at San Fran hotspot software startup

Swyx Swallows $9.3M
News Analysis | 11/23/2005

What could be 'more interesting than selling more switches and more routers'?

LR Names Private Service Finalists
News Analysis | 11/23/2005

Light Reading names the Leading Lights finalists for Best New Service, Private Company

Analysts Doubt Ericsson/UTStarcom Deal
News Analysis | 11/22/2005

Ericsson may buy its way into the infrastructure business in China, but analysts say UTStarcom comes with too much baggage

Cisco Turns to ZTE in China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/22/2005

Cisco collaborates with ZTE to help market its routers to service providers in China

Cisco Turns to ZTE in China
News Analysis | 11/22/2005

Cisco signs up ZTE to help market its routers in China

LR Names Public Services Finalists
News Analysis | 11/22/2005

Light Reading announces the Leading Lights finalists for Best New Service, Public Company

[email protected]
The Philter | 11/22/2005

How long before we see Google layoffs?

LR Picks Private Marketing Finalists
News Analysis | 11/21/2005

Light Reading names its finalists for Best Marketing, Private Company

LR Names Best Investment Finalists
News Analysis | 11/21/2005

Leading Lights Best Investment finalists are seen as blazing a trail during the telecom comeback

THUS: Still Shopping
News Analysis | 11/21/2005

UK operator THUS is keeping its eye out for a potential acquisition target to battle the competition

Old Smelly No More
Red Panda | 11/21/2005

A town by any other name would be less smelly.

Source: Eslambolchi Out at 'New' AT&T
News Analysis | 11/21/2005

The CTO of the old AT&T will be leaving, as SBC's chief technologist John Stankey retains his title, according to a source

Tropos: SFA Buy Is A-OK
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/18/2005

Tropos says SFA deal is 'strong and growing' and Ruckus pipes up on Cisco's home invasion

BT Guru Picks Holes in NGNs
News Analysis | 11/18/2005

Key 21CN figure Mick Reeve identifies major obstacles to broadband wireless, interconnect, MPLS, and Ethernet

Cisco to Acquire Scientific-Atlanta
News Analysis | 11/18/2005

For $43 per share, or approximately $6.9 billon, in cash

SBC Makes $800M Texas Pledge
News Analysis | 11/17/2005

SBC says it's focusing on Texas, with $800 million of Lightspeed spending rewarding the state for friendly legislation

Tellabs, C&W Part Ways
News Analysis | 11/17/2005

A major win at C&W has gone sour for Tellabs, as the 8800 router is removed from the carrier's NGN plans

Nokia to Buy Intellisync
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2005

$430M acquisition is a 'shot across the bow of RIM'

Lucent Finds TD-SCDMA Partner
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2005

Lucent hooks up with Datang for interoperability testing of the Chinese 3G standard

UTStarcom Sells IPTV to China
News Analysis | 11/15/2005

UTStarcom bags China's largest telecom carrier in a smallish IPTV deployment deal

Telstra Unveils Switch to IP
News Analysis | 11/15/2005

Australian incumbent lays out all IP next-generation network plans, with Alcatel and Ericsson the main vendor beneficiaries

Google Searching
The Philter | 11/15/2005

Google just doesn't do anything for me...

Cisco Gets Meshy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2005

As expected, the networking giant gets into the wireless LAN mesh game UPDATED 4:05 PM

Tropos Gets With the Program
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2005

Mesh startup finds friends as the market gets more competitive

Strix Strikes $12M to Make Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2005

Fresh off recruiting VP of marketing Nan Chen, mesh wireless networking player draws a healthy VC round

Juniper Gets Funky
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2005

Snaps up security specialist Funk Software for $122M, but gives little away on its integration

Acquisitions Boost Telefónica in Q3
News Analysis | 11/11/2005

Telefónica raises full-year guidance following a 53.3% increase in Q3 profits

BigBand Plays for a Telco Tier 1
News Analysis | 11/11/2005

The cable equipment company says it has a big Tier 1 telco customer

Convergence Contenders
LR Mobile Column | 11/11/2005

Convergence Contenders
Major operators see big business in fixed/mobile convergence. But what exactly is the appeal?

Mike Tighe, Verizon
LRTV Interviews | 11/11/2005

Verizon's Mike Tighe talks about how his company is responding to enterprise customers who are demanding more Ethernet services and what makes Ethernet a good business for a traditional carrier

Links: Facing the Google Future
News Analysis | 11/11/2005

Rod Randall tells Links crowd about the big math problem in the telecom industry, and offers ideas on how to avoid it

Telewest Turns Q3 Profit
News Analysis | 11/11/2005

Telewest reports £5M profit as it boosts the number of triple-play customers

AT&T Goes Beyond Convergence
News Analysis | 11/10/2005

A Heavy Reading Links keynoter details the carrier's plans in WiMax, real-time fault detection, and other hot technologies

AT&T Goes Beyond Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2005

A Heavy Reading Links keynoter details the carrier's plans in WiMax, real-time fault detection, and other hot technologies

Cisco Delivers Mixed Bag
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2005

A sunny Q1 earnings report gathers some storm clouds as Cisco predicts a potentially flat Q2

Visto Lines Coffers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2005

The oldest startup in town adds another $70M in VC to its warchest

Cisco Delivers Mixed Bag
News Analysis | 11/9/2005

A sunny Q1 earnings report gathers some storm clouds as Cisco predicts a potentially flat Q2

Sonusitis
The Philter | 11/9/2005

Does Sonus have the most rabid fan base since Corvis?

Megamergers Don't Scare TWT
News Analysis | 11/8/2005

As Time Warner Telecom reports another quarterly loss, the carrier says the coming megamergers may work to its advantage

Lucent Lands BellSouth Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2005

Another feather in Lucent's IMS cap as it adds BellSouth to its collection of major IMS deals

C&W: Not Just a 'Pretty Network'
News Analysis | 11/8/2005

Shares in Cable & Wireless gain despite fall in profits as the operator beats expectations

Heavy Reading Links Up
News Analysis | 11/8/2005

Network convergence, golf, and world-class research fill the bill at Links 2005, Heavy Reading's annual executive summit

XO Unwinds & Unwires
News Analysis | 11/7/2005

Yet another new chapter for XO: The company is selling its wireline network and targeting wireless broadband

KPN Reports Mixed Q3
News Analysis | 11/7/2005

KPN lifts guidance as earnings slide, while shares slip on its silence over M&A prospects

Redback's DeNuccio: We Can Go It Alone
News Analysis | 11/7/2005

Redback has been the subject of acquisition rumors. But CEO Kevin DeNuccio says it can stay independent

Redback Boosted by TCV, Verizon Talk
News Analysis | 11/4/2005

Shares rising on investment from large shareholder TCV as well as talk of potential business at Verizon

The Philter Index
The Philter | 11/4/2005

Get your fact detection rings on, kiddies!

Lucent in the Lead at Verizon?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2005

Lucent's previous wins – and its IMS approach – give it a good shot at winning a key part of Verizon's network

UTStarcom: Waiting for IPTV
News Analysis | 11/4/2005

Restructuring continues as the company takes revenue and earnings hit and looks to decrease dependence on PAS handset business

Time Warner Gets RAD
News Analysis | 11/3/2005

A deal in Texas could represent a big break for pseudowire technology in cellular backhaul networks

NTL Losses Drop in Q3
News Analysis | 11/3/2005

UK Cable operator NTL cuts Q3 losses ahead of its merger with Telewest

Orckit, the Killer Stock
Light Ranting | 11/3/2005

Fluke stock thrashes about, dropping or gaining 20-30% a day.

Juniper's Ethernet Strategy Emerging
News Analysis | 11/3/2005

The routing powerhouse is serious about Ethernet and has hired engineers from Riverstone to help product strategy, sources say

Nortel's Owens: Krazy About Korea
News Analysis | 11/2/2005

In his last call as Nortel's CEO, Bill Owens highlights Nortel's opportunities in Korea

Cable Firms, Sprint In FMC Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2005

Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox, and Advance/Newhouse form $200M fixed/mobile convergence (FMC) joint venture with Sprint Nextel

Procket Founder Takes On Servers
News Analysis | 11/2/2005

Sharad Mehrotra's new startup, Fabric7, is a Procket-like attack on high-end Unix servers

Qwest Settles Investor Class Action
News Analysis | 11/1/2005

The Denver-based carrier will settle its investor class action suit for $400 million, its accountant will kick in $10 million as well

Charter Ekes Out a Profit
News Analysis | 11/1/2005

Company turns $3B loss into a $75M gain, mostly boosted by addition of 98,400 high-speed Internet subscribers

Tasman Targets Cisco's ISR
News Analysis | 11/1/2005

The former Tiara Networks continues nibbling at Cisco's heels, claiming to outperform the ISR router family

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