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Freed From Lockdown
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/30/2006

The consumer effect of new cellphone rule is minimal – but the long-term industry impact could be huge

Motorola, Cisco Win Mesh Deals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/30/2006

Motorola inks major deal with BT in the UK, while Cisco will unwire Albany and North Singapore

Farewell, Lucent
News Analysis | 11/30/2006

We tapped some industry mavens to find out their thoughts on the end of Lucent as an independent company

Google Invests in Indoor Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/29/2006

Sources say that Google is tapping local startup Meraki for indoor mesh coverage in Mountain View

Nokia's Slim Pickings for 2007
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/29/2006

Finnish vendor is hoping that new thin phones will trigger a US renaissance

3Com Takes the H3C Plunge
News Analysis | 11/29/2006

Offering up a cool $882M, 3Com agrees to buy out the rest of its joint venture with Huawei

User-Generated Mobile Crap
Jonestown | 11/28/2006

Never mind the quality, feel the width

Blind Faith
The Martin Chronicles | 11/28/2006

Somehow, someway, the telcos will figure out the triple play... won't they?

The Gorilla That Ate the Carriers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/28/2006

With YouTube-Verizon deal, Google's appetite may just be whetted

BT Turns On 21CN, IPTV
News Analysis | 11/28/2006

BT has hooked up the first real customers to its spanking new next-gen network, while its IPTV launch is set for next week

Microsoft's Wide-Open Vista
Cutting Loose | 11/28/2006

Redmond targets the enterprise WiFi market with its new OS

Lucatel's Wedding Reception
EuroBlog | 11/28/2006

The Alcatel Lucent post-nuptials start Dec 1

NYC: What a Mesh
Jonestown | 11/28/2006

City Council redefines 'procrastinate'

OZ Locks Down $34M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/27/2006

Why are mobile messaging startups getting so much cash from VC firms?

It's Not Easy Being Palm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/27/2006

Despite denials, Treo-maker faces acquisition – or radical re-strategizing

Ruckus Speeds Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/27/2006

Startup preps 802.11n in the home and Verizon hopes to sell location services with new phone in the post-Thanksgiving new-product roundup

T-Mobile Awards 3G Deals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/27/2006

Ericsson and Nokia pick up the spoils as T-Mobile USA pushes ahead with its 3G rollout

Eurobites: BT Buys Again
News Analysis | 11/23/2006

BT buys another part of the Fiat empire, plus other European news snippets

Is Alcatel Suing over Xbox?
News Analysis | 11/23/2006

Something about Microsoft delivering video is giving Alcatel patent-infringement conniptions. Could it be Xbox 360?

3G Hits Liftoff Mode
Cutting Loose | 11/22/2006

With Asia leading the way, wireless broadband networks have begun to spread rapidly

Vodafone’s 3G Broadband Service
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/22/2006

New HSDPA mobile broadband service delivers 1-Mbit/s download speeds

Poll: Vonage IPO Gets Thumbs Down
News Analysis | 11/21/2006

Readers seem undecided on which recent and potential IPOs they like, but they certainly know what they don't like

Taxing Times for WiFi?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/21/2006

Aussie government agency wins round in WiFi patent case but faces a long battle to make it pay

Fixed/Mobile Handover Vexes Carriers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/21/2006

Equipment vendors are discovering the challenges of call handover in fixed/mobile convergence (FMC) services

In the Zune Zone
The Martin Chronicles | 11/20/2006

New 'iPod killer' has a long way to go to capture the digital music-player crown

Juniper, NEC Converge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/20/2006

As Juniper plots its fixed/mobile strategy, other hookups are in the pipeline

Links 2006: What's Up With Content?
News Analysis | 11/20/2006

It's a new era coming for networks and media, according to speakers at the annual Heavy Reading executive summit

AirCell Set for Takeoff
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/20/2006

Business-jet communications provider plans to succeed where Boeing's Connexion failed

Bush Approves Alcatel Lucent
News Analysis | 11/18/2006

Final approval comes from the office of the President, and the two companies expect to tie the knot on November 30

Wave of WiFi Bugs Won't Bite
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2006

At least not right away, as the Month of Kernel Bugs (MOKB) is pumping out more wireless device driver bugs

Links Course Report
Light Ranting | 11/17/2006

We have some winners

Alcatel Lucent: Nearly There
News Analysis | 11/17/2006

Final approval for the Alcatel/Lucent merger looks to be only days away

MobiTV's Next Step Could be U-verse
News Analysis | 11/17/2006

The Emeryville, Calif., company looks well positioned to extend AT&T's U-verse to mobile devices and PCs

Intuwave Goes Into Administration
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/17/2006

British smartphone software developer goes into administration, the British equivalent of Chapter 11

Corruption Probe Targets Siemens Staff
News Analysis | 11/17/2006

Five arrested after police raids as investigators look into embezzlement of about €20 million. The vendor is not under suspicion

3 Plots Mobile Broadband
News Analysis | 11/16/2006

European 3G operator has unveiled plans for flat-rate wireless Internet and targets a December launch of Skype Mobile

Sprint, Microsoft Go Local
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2006

Teaming on location-based search, the pair inaugurates a new 'strategic alliance'

Leading Lights Smackdown
Craig's A-List | 11/16/2006

Cisco and Juniper, talkin' trash

3 Plots Mobile Broadband
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2006

European 3G operator has unveiled plans for flat-rate wireless Internet and targets a December launch of Skype Mobile

Qualcomm Snaps Up M2M Firm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2006

The purchase of nPhase should increase Qualcomm's fixed asset machine-to-machine capabilities

LR Names 2006 Leading Lights
News Analysis | 11/16/2006

The 10 winners of the third annual Leading Lights Awards

Cisco Spends Big for Triple-Play
BroadBananas | 11/15/2006

On Tuesday, Cisco announced plans to enable the triple-play by unveiling a partnership with the American League's Oakland A's

Pat Russo's Handicap
Light Ranting | 11/15/2006

No, it's not Mike Quigley

2005 Leading Lights: Where Are They Now?
News Analysis | 11/15/2006

As LR prepares to hand out its 2006 awards, here's a look at how last year's crop fared

Microsoft Takes Muni WiFi Plunge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2006

Partnering with MetroFi, software giant takes on Google in citywide network space

3Com to Bid for Huawei Assets
News Analysis | 11/15/2006

3Com says it's ready to bid for Huawei's entire stake in their joint partnership

Linking Up
Light Ranting | 11/15/2006

Golf trivia time

Motorola Gobbles Up Netopia
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Motorola snapped up Netopia earlier today for $208 million in cash

Yahoo Pegs Mobile Ads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Vodafone partnership raises as many questions as it answers

Alcatel Seals C&W Deal
News Analysis | 11/14/2006

It's official: Alcatel got a seat at the Cable & Wireless NGN party, deploying 200 to 250 nodes

Two Strikes on Cisco
Craig's A-List | 11/14/2006

Baseball shouldn't sound like a keynote speech

Is 'Where RU' a Business Model?
Cutting Loose | 11/14/2006

Will the buddy-tracking apps now debuting find a home with consumers, or with enterprises?

CableLabs Dials M for Multi-Stream
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/14/2006

CableLabs, the industry's R&D consortium, unveiled a streamlined process Monday for testing Multi-Stream CableCARD (M-Card) compatibility with consumer electronics devices

Russo, Quigley Go to DC
EuroBlog | 11/14/2006

All-star cast set for Tuesday's Alcatel Lucent security hearing

Broadcom's Buffer Problem
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Security researcher 'Johnny Cache' highlights another WiFi driver security issue

BitTorrent Video Store Delayed
News Analysis | 11/13/2006

The P2P file sharing company remains in contract talks with the studios

Powering Up 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Motorola-Qualcomm chipset deal will drive HSPA into forthcoming devices

Nokia's Email Updates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2006

The mobile email product battle heats up and Cingular launches a new high-stakes smartphone in this week's new-product roundup

NTL Fancies TV Merger
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/10/2006

With Telewest and Virgin Mobile only just swallowed, NTL is hungry for more, and may like the idea of UK broadcaster ITV

Motorola Gets Good
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2006

Motorola's latest enterprise acquisition could reshape the mobile email market and be bad news for RIM, Palm

Huawei's Memory Lapse
EuroBlog | 11/10/2006

Vendor has selective memory over new exec's past

Alcatel, Lucent Face Security Grilling
News Analysis | 11/10/2006

Vendors head to Washington to answer questions about the potential security implications of their merger

Suitors Eyeing 3Com/Huawei JV
News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Solid revenue growth and profits in the 3Com/Huawei joint venture are raising eyebrows and drawing potential buying interest

Insight Suffers Q3 Loss
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Couldn't climb out of the red this summer even though it signed up bunches of new cable subscribers

Sonoa Secures Round B
News Analysis | 11/9/2006

The latest round for Raj Singh's SOA company brings in big names like Juniper Networks

T-Mobile Gets Tax Bump
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Profit jump caps a promising third quarter for the fourth largest mobile operator

RCN's 'Forward-Thinking DNA'
BroadBananas | 11/9/2006

Cable overbuilder says it's finally ready to conduct a major test of VOIP

Alcatel's Healthy Deal
EuroBlog | 11/9/2006

Can anyone top Alcatel's Pittsburgh deal?

Cisco Soars in Q1
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

Earnings in Q1 and forecasts for Q2 beat out analyst expectations as Cisco's bullish year continues

Skype 3.0: Why Email When You Can Call?
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

New version of Skype lets users click and dial phone numbers displayed on any Web page

Cisco Pseudowires Verizon Business
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

Hammerhead reportedly got qualified by Verizon Business, but a new pseudowire service is all Cisco

Cisco & Cracker Jack
Craig's A-List | 11/7/2006

Brace yourself for the Silicon Valley A's

NTP Takes Another Shot
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2006

This time it's suing Treo-maker Palm Inc.

Is Anybody Listening?
Cutting Loose | 11/7/2006

At Mobile Business Expo, big carriers were noticeable by their absence

Cingular Speeds Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/6/2006

Cingular is first with a US UMTS device, Newbury self-locates, and Tesco gets converged in this week's new-product roundup

WiFi Outlook Cloudy in Mountain View
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/6/2006

Users chime in with dissatisfaction, Google responds with assurances

Alcatel Preps New Tech Roadmap
News Analysis | 11/6/2006

French giant set to unveil a new product roadmap that accounts for Lucent merger. IPTV strategy will be closely scrutinized

The Guns of November
The Martin Chronicles | 11/3/2006

'Frank yet cordial' discussions at Mobile Business Expo mask deep divides

AT&T Rages at FCC Delay
News Analysis | 11/3/2006

AT&T gets the hump as stalemate at the FCC means a verdict on its merger with BellSouth gets kicked off today's meeting agenda

AT&T Rages at FCC Delay
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2006

AT&T gets the hump as stalemate at the FCC means a verdict on its merger with BellSouth gets kicked off today's meeting agenda

Optical: Cisco's Odd Man Out?
News Analysis | 11/3/2006

More cost and personnel cuts once again ignite rumors that Cisco is close to ditching its optical business

Michel Burger, CTO Communications Sector, Microsoft
LRTV Interviews | 11/2/2006

What's Web 2.0 got to do with it? We ask Michel Burger, CTO of Microsoft's Communications Sector

The Year of Calling Convergedly
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2006

Fixed-mobile convergence, at least the WiFi-to-cellular variety, will arrive in 2007, according to vendors, providers

PBT: Stray Thoughts
Craig's A-List | 11/2/2006

Nortel's John Hawkins tosses out some quotes on PBT

It's All Bollocks
The Martin Chronicles | 11/1/2006

The age-old user-vendor disconnect persists

Sources: Tekelec to Sell Switching Business
News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Sources say Tekelec's expensive push into IP switching will soon come to an end with the sale of the business to Ericsson UPDATED 6:30 PM

Google Effect
Craig's A-List | 11/1/2006

Halloween Googlites invade downtown

Bresnan Picks MetaSwitch VOIP
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Bresnan Communications has chosen MetaSwitch's softswitch, media gateway, and application server products

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