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2008 Top Ten: Wireless Stories
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/31/2008

There will be WiMax, LTE, maybe even ice cream – no wait, scratch the ice cream – just the year in stories, Unstrung-style

2008 Top Ten: AlcaLu Drama
News Analysis | 12/29/2008

Where would we be without the two-headed monster that is Alcatel-Lucent? In a far duller world, that's where!

2008 Top Ten: Clearwire Craziness
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/24/2008

2008 will be a year to remember for the young pretender to the mobile broadband throne

2008 Top Ten: Tellabs Headlines
News Analysis | 12/23/2008

Tellabs still faces some tough times, but its perseverence in a tough 2008 gives reason for hope

Nortel: M&A Update
EuroBlog | 12/23/2008

The latest informed speculation on Nortel's asset sale(s)

2008 Top Ten: Nortel News
News Analysis | 12/22/2008

It's been a year of a few ups and a lot of downs for one of Light Reading's most-featured vendors

Huawei, ZTE Predict 2009 Growth
News Analysis | 12/19/2008

While traditional Western vendors prepare for a slimmer 2009, Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE expect to get fatter

RIM Meets Lowered Q3 Expectations
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/18/2008

But holiday cheer buoys shares in after-hours trading

Cash, Risk & Pain
LR Mobile Column | 12/18/2008

Taking a sober look at the economic downturn and what it means for tech startups and venture capital

Is Huawei Moving Closer to Nortel?
News Analysis | 12/17/2008

Local reports from Canada suggest Huawei is about to set up shop just down the road from Nortel's major Ottawa campus

Gloves Don't Work
Jonestown | 12/16/2008

Touch-screens in the cold

BT Targets Advertising Breakthrough
News Analysis | 12/16/2008

BT prepares to deploy targeted advertising technology from controversial specialist Phorm

Overture Snaps Up Ceterus
News Analysis | 12/16/2008

Two of the Ethernet access equipment brigade are joining forces as their specialist market continues to grow

Dragon Along
Jonestown | 12/15/2008

Microsoft does iPhone

Lessig's Neutrality
Craig's A-List | 12/15/2008

How to get on his bad side

Huawei Says Aye, Android in 2009
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2008

Chinese giant plots Google-based smartphone next year

3GPP Pins Down LTE Specs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2008

4G mobile broadband technology LTE passes a major milestone as the specifications meet targets at 3GPP standards body

AlcaLu's New Vision: More Convergence
News Analysis | 12/12/2008

Ben Verwaayen has a dream: to help build networks that blend the creativity of the Web with the reliability of telecom networks

China's 3G Move to Trigger Spending
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2008

License awards imminent, says Ministry, which predicts resulting $29 billion in 3G-related capex in 2009

Mobile Apps Face Uphill Climb
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2008

The industry is just too fragmented and too closed to nurture applications startups, according to panelists at an Ericsson event

Can Ericsson Broker Handset Peace?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2008

The company has a long-term vision of enabling application dialogues across different cellphone platforms or operating systems

Verwaayen Unveils AlcaLu's New Plan
News Analysis | 12/12/2008

CEO Ben Verwaayen announces his strategy, which includes cuts of 1,000 managerial positions and product line decisions

RIM Buys on the Downbeat
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2008

BlackBerry maker bids for Chalk, hard on the heels of hostile takeover plans for Certicom

Fresh Blood at AlcaLu
EuroBlog | 12/11/2008

Big Ben has added more new faces to his management team

AT&T, Verizon Plot Faster Futures
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/10/2008

Top two US operators are sticking to their guns on wireless data rollouts, even as economic conditions bite

LR Preps Ethernet Interconnect Demo
News Analysis | 12/10/2008

Light Reading and test lab Iometrix are setting up a live Ethernet service interconnection demo in London next May

AT&T Targets Q2 Femto Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/9/2008

The operator's first metropolitan femtocell deployment appears set for mid-2009

Huawei, NEC Score Orange Femtocell Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/9/2008

Orange plans to launch commercial enterprise femtocell services next year with equipment from Huawei and NEC

Gearing Up for LTE
Jonestown | 12/8/2008

LTE in the new year

Nokia Siemens Braced for Tough 2009
News Analysis | 12/8/2008

Vendor is preparing to deal with an infrastructure market that, it believes, is set to shrink by at least 5% or even more in 2009

Cisco's Video Transformation
News Analysis | 12/8/2008

The company's bet on video is so big, it's created a new word for the network

Sizing Up AT&T's Cuts (and Chops)
News Analysis | 12/5/2008

AT&T's planned cuts could be an indication of a tough year for certain types of equipment vendors

A Clearwire Timeline
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2008

How McCaw and crew got out of Texas and into the 'Clear'

AT&T to Cut 12,000 Jobs
News Analysis | 12/4/2008

A 4 percent staff cut is in the works as the carrier tries to bring 2009 expenditures below 2008 levels

Capex Watch: Telecom Italia Plans Cuts
News Analysis | 12/4/2008

Italian operator outlines capex cuts for 2009 as part of its new three-year strategy

Pirelli Gateways Go Femto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2008

Pirelli Broadband will use Airvana's 3G UMTS femtocells in its home gateways

RIM Bids for Certicom's Phone Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2008

BlackBerry maker lowers its outlook and launches $53M hostile bid for wireless VPN pioneer Certicom

Nortel Snares LTE Core Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2008

Nortel teams with Hitachi to deliver LTE core network equipment to KDDI in Japan UPDATED 2:30 PM

Cisco Accused of Antitrust Behavior
News Analysis | 12/2/2008

No, it's not about network dominance. It's about services contracts and software bug fixes

Nokia's New Touch
Wireless Bits | 12/2/2008

Nokia strikes back with a new touch-screen mobile computer, the N97

Good CDMA News
Wireless Bits | 12/2/2008

AlcaLu wins a chunk of China Telecom's CDMA expansion

BT Names New CFO
EuroBlog | 12/1/2008

BT makes internal appointment to fill CFO hole

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