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Chiaro Seeks Its Footing
News Analysis | 4/30/2004

The core-router startup has a shot at some big RFPs, but its survival depends on finding an OEM partner

R&D Is Killing 3G Wireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/30/2004

Be afraid! Be very afraid!

Nortel Shares Fly South
News Analysis | 4/30/2004

Nortel shares are off more than 30 percent this week following the company's financial brouhaha

Alcatel Turns a Corner
News Analysis | 4/30/2004

Posts its first profitable quarter for three years and raises its forecast for 2004

Nokia Chills on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/30/2004

Network giant steps away from WiMax Forum amid concerns over market potential

Report Touts VOIP Test Market
News Analysis | 4/30/2004

Test sector set for six years of double-digit growth, according to Frost & Sullivan

Finisar Buys Infineon Optics
News Analysis | 4/29/2004

$232M stock transaction enables Finisar to rival Agilent and JDSU UPDATED 4/30 3:00AM

Nortel's Neptune Surfaces
News Analysis | 4/29/2004

White paper details Nortel's late entry to the multiservice edge race

What Price a 3G Base Station?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/29/2004

The 3G equipment value chain is in chaos, say industry insiders

S&P Sees Euro Rebound
News Analysis | 4/29/2004

Ratings agency says fiscal health of incumbents is improving, though VOIP could dampen the party

Intel's London MAN Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/29/2004

Vendor targets future WiMax rollout in London

Cisco, Ericsson Join Forces
News Analysis | 4/28/2004

The companies plan integrated product salvos aimed at the Class 5 replacement and B-RAS markets

Nortel Stock Dives on Dunn Downfall
News Analysis | 4/28/2004

Investors bail, as management vows 'financial accountability' in the wake of CEO firing

Alcatel Pushes Alone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/28/2004

French vendor takes lone approach in developing PTT-type services

MCI Europe to Invest in Ethernet
News Analysis | 4/28/2004

Set to invest in Ethernet and OSS to bring LAN services to the WAN in Europe, says EMEA chief

Verizon Excels With DSL
News Analysis | 4/27/2004

Verizon's earnings boost AFC and Adtran as the carrier reports big growth in DSL and enterprise data

N. Americans Plan ENUM Directory
News Analysis | 4/27/2004

Tier 1 directory will lay key foundation for VOIP services and could possibly make its administrator rich

BT Names New OSS Boss
News Analysis | 4/27/2004

OSS boss will work with Matt Bross as he takes the helm at R&D unit BTexact

Grand Junction Vets Go Greenfield
News Analysis | 4/26/2004

Some old-time Cisco acquirees are trying their hands at a new breed of chips for metro Ethernet

Rick Roscitt Rabbits Off
News Analysis | 4/26/2004

Why did former AT&T and ADC man Rick Roscitt jump ship from MCI after only seven months?

Who Will Buy Photuris Remains?
News Analysis | 4/26/2004

Rumor has it that Mahi is among the possible acquirers of the defunct metro startup's assets

ADC Close to OSS Sale
News Analysis | 4/26/2004

Sale of vendor's billing business is imminent and could raise $100 million, says analyst

Alcatel Salutes General Bandwidth
News Analysis | 4/26/2004

General Bandwidth gets $15M from Alcatel to give its legacy Litespan gear a voice

Network Processor Revival
News Analysis | 4/23/2004

AMCC keeps the lead in network processor revenues, while Vitesse gains ground after axing development

Aruba Admits Software Switch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/23/2004

Startup says the software VP has departed after all

Cisco Sales Fuel Ixia's Growth
News Analysis | 4/23/2004

Test vendor also has Japan to thank for a bumper quarter, but it's late to the VOIP test scene

VOIP Fledgling in Founders Flap
News Analysis | 4/23/2004

I2Telecom, the provider behind StreamCast's VOIP service, is in a legal fight with the founders of a firm it bought

Ericsson Eats Into CDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/23/2004

Swedish vendor claims major inroad into CDMA market at Q1 results briefing

Hifn Expands Into China
News Analysis | 4/22/2004

The security-chip specialist breaks out a China-based engineering team and could be profitable by the fall

Cisco Sprints Ahead With HFR
Supercomm News Analysis | 4/22/2004

Sources have confirmed that Sprint is testing Cisco's fabled HFR

Morpheus Morphs Into VOIP Provider
News Analysis | 4/22/2004

P2P network tries to vex Vonage and scare Skype with a new VOIP business model

Avici Defiant Over HFR
News Analysis | 4/22/2004

Indulges in fighting talk about Cisco's future monster router, predicts strong second half revenue growth

Nextel Keeps Flarion Waiting
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/22/2004

Carrier scuttles any hope of imminent decision on future Flash-OFDM rollout

Voodoo Hushes on Nokia Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/22/2004

Carrier keeps mum on rumored Nokia 3G deals down under

MPLS Gets the Management Blues
News Analysis | 4/21/2004

Carriers have crafted a set of OAM standards for MPLS, but equipment vendors aren't biting

ADC Tries Flogging its OSS
News Analysis | 4/21/2004

The vendor's been touting its software business around the OSS market, but who might buy it?

Tellabs Returns to Profit
News Analysis | 4/21/2004

Stock leaps as vendor posts its first profits in two years, but new product sales are still sluggish

The 'AWG Killer' Returns
News Analysis | 4/21/2004

The term and the technology used by Lightchip has resurfaced in a French startup, Yenista Optics

XFP Prices Plummet
News Analysis | 4/20/2004

Volumes aren't skyrocketing, but competition is driving the modules' prices below that of Xenpak

MCI Starts a New Chapter
News Analysis | 4/20/2004

MCI comes out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with $6B in cash and $5B in debt

Czechs Check Out Metro Ethernet
News Analysis | 4/20/2004

More than 100 telecom executives converge on Prague to get the lowdown on metro Ethernet

Lucent Punched Post Profit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2004

Shares fell more than 8 percent this afternoon, even though the company reported a profitable Q2

Lucent Punched Post Profit
News Analysis | 4/20/2004

Shares fell more than 8 percent this afternoon, even though the company reported a profitable Q2

NetLogic Files for IPO
News Analysis | 4/19/2004

Fueled by Cisco business, chip firm is trying its hand at going public – even though it's losing money

Lightpath Looks for a Turf War
News Analysis | 4/19/2004

Cable-owned CLEC boasts a better network as it takes on Verizon in the New York metro area

Aruba Denies Veep Drain
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2004

WLAN startup says hardware & software engineering VPs are still onboard... but they're adding a new über-VP

Telstra Cranks Up CDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2004

EV-DO 3G technology set to hit Australia. Ripper!

ZTE Doubles Revenues
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2004

Matches 2003 growth rate of rival Huawei but has yet to crack Western European incumbents

ZTE Doubles International Revenues
News Analysis | 4/19/2004

Matches 2003 growth rate of rival Huawei but has yet to crack Western European incumbents

Aruba Founder Switches Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/16/2004

Former CEO (and apparent serial entrepreneur) Pankaj Manglik is leaving to start another new company

ZettaCom Finds a Home
News Analysis | 4/16/2004

IDT announces a $35M plan to get into switch fabrics and traffic managers by acquiring the startup

Let's Make a Deal
Column | 4/16/2004

Time to pick up the pace

Nokia Takes Handset Hit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/16/2004

Sharp fall in Q1 handset sales takes shine off infrastructure recovery

Wipro Soars on Outsourcing
News Analysis | 4/16/2004

Outsourcing and offshoring by vendors and carriers helps IT services firm record bumper profits

Terabeam Merges for Peanuts
News Analysis | 4/15/2004

YDI, a 100-person company with a market cap under $100M, is buying Terabeam for a few million shares

Qwest Rallies on Death of Utopia
News Analysis | 4/15/2004

Carrier vows 90 percent DSL coverage in Salt Lake City after the city council knifes Utopia

SBC Edge RFP Resurfaces
News Analysis | 4/15/2004

Redback says it's engaged in a large bidding process for next-gen edge gear at the RBOC

Eslambolchi's Top Ten
News Analysis | 4/15/2004

Watch out for the 'Internet Pac Man' that's consuming everything, says AT&T honcho

Where’s My 3G, Man?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/15/2004

mmO2 shuts down Europe’s first 3G network on sleepy island backwater

Net.com Turns Up Scream
News Analysis | 4/15/2004

ATM vendor morphs multiservice box into a full-blown B-RAS

S&P Cautions Bells on VOIP
News Analysis | 4/14/2004

VOIP competition could cost RBOCs $5B a year in lost revenues – regulatory decisions are key

Huawei Partnership Boosts Avici
News Analysis | 4/14/2004

Pair team up to bag a router deal with China Telecom; Lehman analysts believe the deal may grow

AT&T Eyes Wireless Broadband
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2004

AT&T CTO reveals his wireless leanings at Light Reading Live investor conference

Cable Cadre Talks VOIP
News Analysis | 4/13/2004

Cable companies are talking about ways to keep calls on IP and bypass the PSTN

Juniper CEO Gets a Raise
News Analysis | 4/13/2004

Scott Kriens sees his salary, frozen for 3 years, rocket to $425,000

AirFlow Switches Gear
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2004

Startup pulls out of the 802.11 switch market, plans to license underlying silicon technology instead

Alcatel Goes Mid-Range
News Analysis | 4/12/2004

The new version of TiMetra's box fills a gap in Alcatel's mid-sized offering, but it still doesn't have B-RAS

Cisco & Huawei Extend Stay
News Analysis | 4/12/2004

Intellectual property court case is put on ice until at least July, possibly October

Foundry Fortifies Layers 4-7
News Analysis | 4/12/2004

Makes major additions to its Layers 4-7 strategy with a particular focus on security

Raza Goes Micro
News Analysis | 4/12/2004

Investor Atiq Raza created a chip company after all, while Raza Foundries undergoes some changes

Nortel May Be Paying a Parts Premium
News Analysis | 4/9/2004

Sources say Nortel's component prices with Bookham are locked in, even as prices drop on the open market

Chip Startups Process Profitability
News Analysis | 4/8/2004

Wintegra could be the first net processor firm to go public, showing the sector isn't all doom and gloom

Cisco Warns on WLAN Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/8/2004

Reveals a flaw in some versions of its 802.11 management systems

Engineer Slams ITU's New FEC Standard
News Analysis | 4/7/2004

Says G.975 isn't a standard – it's a collection of pre-existing proprietary algorithms

CLEC Buys LambdaNet Germany
News Analysis | 4/7/2004

German voice player 3U moves into the data world with purchase of bankrupt Ethernet services player

Huawei Builds Euro Backbone
News Analysis | 4/6/2004

Contractor says Huawei is the sole supplier for an unnamed carrier's Central European network

Sonus Redeploys CFO
News Analysis | 4/6/2004

As softswitch vendor extends its revenues review, the CFO gets shunted into 'business operations'

Lucent Purges China Leaders
News Analysis | 4/6/2004

Lucent dismisses four employees after finding 'deficiencies' in compliance with anti-bribery laws

Offshoring – or Entrepreneurship?
News Analysis | 4/5/2004

Immigrant entrepreneurs are using their connections at home to build new businesses

Highwave Hits Low Tide
News Analysis | 4/5/2004

French amplifier manufacturer shrinks to 50 staff, from close to 1,000

VCs Shine on Starent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2004

Wireless router startup adds $25M cash injection to its carrier customer income

HSDPA Battles On
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2004

Hyped Standard Devoid of Public Acceptance? Not so, say readers

VOIP Healthcare Takes Hold
News Analysis | 4/2/2004

Testing vendors are developing preventive monitoring for VOIP, aiming to outdo testing tools for POTS

Vodafone’s 3G Outing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2004

Voodoo UK has 3G on the cards, 802.11 and WiMax coming

Siemens Confirms Offshoring Plan
News Analysis | 4/2/2004

Jobs from its telecom divisions are among the 5,000+ that could be affected by cuts and relocation

Components Fuel 10G Ethernet Takeoff
News Analysis | 4/1/2004

Heavy Reading survey of 200-plus components points to big reductions in power consumption and price

Users Speak Out on 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/1/2004

Unstrung Insider finds IT staff satisfied with early deployments but in need of ongoing support

AT&T Out, Verizon In Dow
News Analysis | 4/1/2004

Dow Jones Industrial Average gives Ma Bell the Boot, adds Verizon, as the index restructures

Lab Uncovers TV-Over-DSL Issues
News Analysis | 4/1/2004

EANTC reports mixed results from multivendor TV-over-DSL tests – they gave good Zap though

Deliver Us From Evil Bits
News Analysis | 4/1/2004

Detection of worms and viruses would be much easier if programmers would only respect an established IPv4 flag

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