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Breaking Bad on RAN Congestion
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/31/2011

Mobile network operators will need policy control and other tools to help alleviate RAN congestion in the switch to 4G

Reliance Preps for LTE TDD
LRTV Interviews | 3/31/2011

Reliance's Mathew Oommen plans to leverage LTE TDD and low-cost tablets to jump-start India's digital economy

Survey: SMBs Crave VoIP Switch
SMB Services News Analysis | 3/29/2011

US incumbents that fail to aggressively offer new IP-based services face losing almost half their SMB customer base, finds a new survey

NetScout Buys Better Video Quality Management
News Analysis | 3/28/2011

Psytechnics acquisition brings new capabilities for monitoring video and telepresence in a multi-vendor world

TV Everywhere Starts Getting Somewhere
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/28/2011

At least, that's true when it comes to authentication systems that tie consumers to Web TV hubs and programmers' sites

CTIA 2011: Verizon Looks to Stand Out From App Store Crowd
LRTV Interviews | 3/25/2011

V Cast Apps is just one of 180 mobile app stores, but Verizon is looking to stand out through quality and security -- not pure numbers

Telcordia: Telecom Needs More Marketing Savvy
News Analysis | 3/25/2011

Service providers have policy management tools to create new services but aren't being creative in using them to boost revenues

The Cloud Platform Makeover
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/25/2011

A flurry of recent announcements show that telecom service providers are determined to own the cloud services market

CTIA 2011: Nokia Astounds With New Smartphone
Que Sera Sarah | 3/23/2011

4:55 PM But mainly because the new low-cost, entry-level smartphone is based on Symbian and bound for T-Mobile

CTIA 2011: Verizon's LTE Push
LRTV Interviews | 3/23/2011

Verizon this week added 59 new cities to its LTE rollout plans for 2011. VP-Technology Tom Sawanobori talks to Light Reading’s Carol Wilson about the challenges and opportunities of this 4G surge

CTIA 2011: Merger Mania Obscures Hard News
Jonestown | 3/22/2011

5:40 PM Speculation about the AT&T/T-Mobile tie-up is overshadowing some of the actual news coming out here in Orlando

CTIA 2011: Show Floor Photos, Part I
Slide Shows | 3/22/2011

A few quick snapshots to get you geeked up for this week's confab in Orlando

CTIA 2011:T-Mobile's Merger Upside
The Philter | 3/22/2011

11:20 AM T-Mobile seems to win even if the AT&T deal isn't approved. Phil Harvey and Sarah Reedy discuss the blockbuster merger

NetAmerica, Ericsson Offer Rural 4G Alternative
News Analysis | 3/22/2011

An ambitious new initiative aims to link rural wireless spectrum holders to create a national 4G network

What Happens to Sprint After AT&T/T-Mobile Merger?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/20/2011

AT&T's plans to buy up T-Mobile leave Sprint vulnerable, but also attractive as an acquisition target for Verizon

Mobile Health Takes Over CTIA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/16/2011

mHealth will be a big focus of next week's show, because it's a huge opportunity for wireless operators and apps developers alike

Japan Strives to Restore Services
News Analysis | 3/16/2011

Communication recovery is underway in Japan as mobile operators work to restore damaged base stations and service providers cope with power outages

Cloud.com Enabling Hybrid Clouds
News Analysis | 3/15/2011

New version of cloud platform embraces interoperabilty among cloud platforms and support for multiple virtual machines

Thunderbolt & Sidekick Saddle Up for 4G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/15/2011

Verizon launches its first LTE phone as Samsung retools T-Mobile's Sidekick brand for HSPA+

MegaPath Makes Big Bet on Ethernet-over-Copper
SMB Services News Analysis | 3/15/2011

Adtran gear will enable managed network service provider to reach 70% of customers with 20 Mbit/s, but is that enough?

iPad 2: Sales, Costs & Better Games
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2011

Analysts make sales predictions, while developers wonder if the iPad 2 represents the next generation of portable games consoles

Samsung-Built Chip Powers iPad 2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2011

Samsung-made A5 in the Apple iPad 2 is smart enough to vary clock speed depending on the application being run, UBM TechInsights reports

Agile Core by ADVA Optical Networking
Video Resources | 3/11/2011

ADVA Optical Networking CTO Christoph Glingener discusses Agile Core Express technology. Added as a coherent layer to its FSP 3000 platform, the new technology is optimized for 100Gbit/s transmission speed and enables service providers to use optical network resources flexibly and on-demand.

iPad 2: Data Hoggin' Restricted to Wi-Fi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2011

It appears that FaceTime on the iPad 2 remains restricted to Wi-Fi, even as other operators and startups develop video chat for 3G

Etherman Hits Europe
EuroBlog | 3/10/2011

3:05 PM Ethernet Europe is fast approaching, as is decision time for many service providers

Ethernet Europe Touts Service Provider Speakers
Ethernet Exposed | 3/10/2011

9:40 AM A record number of 17 service provider experts from 16 operators and exchange players will be speaking at the event

Sprint's Hesse on LightSquared & Clearwire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/9/2011

Sprint CEO doesn't rule out further partnerships for LTE, but says Clearwire and WiMax are an essential part of the operator's 4G strategy whatever happens

OSA 2011: Verizon's 100G Victory
LRTV Interviews | 3/8/2011

Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock comments on the progress of 100G in the industry, how bandwidth demand is changing, and what technologies will lead to a lower cost-per-bit

BroadSoft Bubble?
News Analysis | 3/8/2011

IP service platform specialist's stock jumps more than 40%, but could that be the start of a roller coaster?

Facebook Enters Movie Rental Business
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/8/2011

Elsewhere: Cablevision cuts targeted ad deal, Google fuels YouTube original programming, study says Netflix rentals are outpacing cable VOD

OSA 2011: In Pictures
Slide Shows | 3/8/2011

As we head over to OFC/NFOEC, enjoy this quick glance back at some scenes from the OSA Executive Forum

Bad Economy Good for Managed Services Sales
News Analysis | 3/7/2011

New report says managed services growth will continue to outstrip basic service growth by a 2-to-1 margin through 2015

AT&T Cuts the Cord
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/4/2011

When it comes to accessing content from a new type of U-verse box made by Cisco, anyway...

Boomerang Rumor
EuroBlog | 3/3/2011

2:45 PM It's back! AlcaLu to be bought by Huawei!

Tablet Prep: AT&T & Verizon Shake Up Pricing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2011

AT&T intros a new post-paid pricing scheme for tablets while the end of unlimited draws near for Verizon customers

Android Cheat Sheet: How to Beat the iPad 2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/1/2011

Analysts offer 10 ideas Android device makers could use to catch up to Apple in the tablet wars

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