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Analysts: Verizon Will Ante Up
News Analysis | 4/29/2005

Verizon will likely counter in the $26 to $27 a share range, although the response may not come by midnight Friday

Fujitsu Shares Its 21CN Success
News Analysis | 4/29/2005

Fujitsu and Huawei may be the main suppliers of access kit for BT, but what, and who, do they bring to the party?

Infoblox Stacks Up $30M
News Analysis | 4/29/2005

Grabs $30 million Series E to build specialized boxes for LDAP, DNS, and RADIUS management

Fujitsu Invests in Meriton
Supercomm News Analysis | 4/29/2005

Metro optical vendor gets unspecified cash injection from its partner to help it set up operations in the UK

Nextel Assures on iDEN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/29/2005

Carrier affirms commitment to proprietary technology as approval of Sprint deal looms

Could Huawei Buy Marconi?
News Analysis | 4/29/2005

Huawei says it's mulling over 'internal issues,' and Marconi's share price is continuing to slide

Alcatel Slumps on Earnings News
News Analysis | 4/28/2005

Reported a 55% drop in quarterly earnings yesterday, and investors voted with their trades today

Bross: More to Come on 21CN
News Analysis | 4/28/2005

BT's CTO Matt Bross explains how BT chose its 21CN suppliers, what's next, and Marconi

Marconi in Turmoil
News Analysis | 4/28/2005

Shareprice crashes and company says 2,000 UK staff may lose their jobs following BT's 21CN announcement

RBOCs Change Tone on VOIP E911
News Analysis | 4/28/2005

After a great deal of reluctance, SBC and Verizon are moving toward cooperation with VOIP providers on E911

BT Unveils 21CN Suppliers
News Analysis | 4/28/2005

Eight vendors named, including Huawei. The big shock: no Marconi as BT plays hardball on price

Peribit Deal: More to Come
News Analysis | 4/28/2005

Juniper's proposed purchase of Peribit reflects momentum behind WAFS and WAN optimization

Eurobites: Rankings & Rumors
News Analysis | 4/28/2005

Denmark makes its mark in more ways than one, while the EU smacks the wrists of countries that aren't toeing the line

IPTV Scramble Is On
News Analysis | 4/27/2005

SureWest CTO opines on IPTV's trench warfare to audience of tech arms dealers

Analyst: Marconi in Line for 21CN
News Analysis | 4/27/2005

Selection for BT's next-generation network looks 'certain,' says Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein

CenturyTel Eats Up Ethernet
News Analysis | 4/27/2005

Tier 2 carrier is tickling vendors with talk of a major metro Ethernet network that would energize its fiber assets

Juniper Takes Two: Peribit & Redline
News Analysis | 4/26/2005

Making the anticipated dive into WAN acceleration, Juniper makes offers to buy Peribit and Redline

Nortel Goes to Washington
News Analysis | 4/26/2005

Picks up outsourcing specialist PEC Solutions for $448 million in a bid for the government services market

Alcatel Eyes Video Market
News Analysis | 4/26/2005

Enhancements to the 7750 and 7450 aim at bringing the routers into the IP video market

Ellacoya Sees Deep Packets at Shaw
News Analysis | 4/26/2005

The Canadian cable giant will use Ellacoya's deep packet inspection tool to wring profits from its data services

Cisco Lays Out Airespace Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/26/2005

VOWLAN, metro mesh, and security are all hot topics for Cisco now that it has swallowed Airespace

DCL Opens Session Controller Sector
News Analysis | 4/25/2005

Software stack for OEMs will open up the emerging market for session border controllers to a wider audience

Mobile's Core Competence
LR Mobile Column | 4/25/2005

Mobile's Core Competence
New Insider report covers alternative mechanisms for bringing IP access into the mobile core, with analysis of vendor positioning

MCI Gives Qwest Hope
News Analysis | 4/25/2005

Decides Qwest's latest offer is superior, but gives Verizon a chance to up its bid

Net Processors Bloom at 10-Gig
News Analysis | 4/25/2005

The market might finally be ready for 10-Gbit/s network processors, as indicated by Xelerated's recent funding

NAB2005: Telco Video Bingo
News Analysis | 4/25/2005

Broadcasters met in Las Vegas last week and were given a good, close look at telco video and all that surrounds it

Ixia's Stock Shock
News Analysis | 4/22/2005

Posts best quarter ever, beats estimates, guides for further growth – and sees its share price plummet

Ericsson Adds to Vendor Cheer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/22/2005

Follows rivals with impressive set of first-quarter financials

Qwest: Twice Bitten, Not Shy
News Analysis | 4/22/2005

The talks about M&A talks continue as Qwest sweetens its bid for MCI to $30 per share

Avici Up, Panditi Out
News Analysis | 4/21/2005

Q1 earnings beat expectations; meanwhile, chairman Surya Panditi plans to step down. So what's up at Polaris?

Networks Outperform at Nokia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/21/2005

Impressive set of first-quarter results prove previous network fears unfounded

Video Is the Internet
Column | 4/21/2005

I want my Video+

Thomson Buys Cirpack
News Analysis | 4/21/2005

French media systems firm buys softswitch vendor as it looks to beef up its telecom activities

OSS Decline Hurts Spirent
News Analysis | 4/21/2005

Service assurance weakness sends test vendor's stock into freefall as it scrambles to develop IP monitoring systems

IPTV Security: Content Is King
News Analysis | 4/21/2005

Spoofing and other hacks are possible on IPTV systems, but most security efforts are focused on content protection

Redback Showing More Signs of Life
News Analysis | 4/20/2005

The losses get smaller and Redback says it's headed for profitability later this year

LongBoard Does the CEO Shuffle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2005

LongBoard picks new head to ride the convergence curve

C&W Plans Its Own 21CN
News Analysis | 4/20/2005

It's not as big or as costly as BT's, but the idea's the same – collapse networks and save big bucks

Juniper Smiles Through Q1
News Analysis | 4/19/2005

Continuing its hot streak, Juniper increases profits and beats estimates by a penny

Lucent Leans on Wireless
News Analysis | 4/19/2005

But can it continue to build on its unwired success in the long-term?

Lucent Leans on Wireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2005

But can it continue to build on its unwired success in the long-term?

Alcatel Gets Quigley With It
News Analysis | 4/19/2005

N. American President Mike Quigley is named new President and COO at Alcatel – next stop, the CEO's chair?

Lucent Converges, Jobs to Go
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2005

Combines its fixed and wireless units with unknown number of job losses

T-Mobile Praises Flarion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2005

Carrier reveals specifics of Dutch trial last year

Tropic Finds a Cable Consort
News Analysis | 4/19/2005

Scientific-Atlanta agrees to OEM Tropic's gear to the cable MSO market

Lucent Converges, Jobs to Go
News Analysis | 4/19/2005

Combines its fixed and wireless units with unknown number of job losses UPDATED 1PM

'Good Grief!' Sonus Disappoints Again
News Analysis | 4/19/2005

Company officials claim business is booming, but that won't stop Q1 revenues from falling short

Cisco's CRS-1 Gets Edgy
News Analysis | 4/18/2005

Cisco adds its IOS XR operating system to the GSR 12000 routers, but some software features won't be ready until 2006

Verizon Attacks Video's 'Biggest Barrier'
News Analysis | 4/18/2005

Verizon's CEO asks broadcast industry for help in changing the rules that govern cable (and cable-like) TV services

Italians Prep Big French DSL Rollout
News Analysis | 4/18/2005

Telecom Italia earmarks €500M for extensive broadband plans in France, but analyst questions the move

California Backs Off VOIP Regs
News Analysis | 4/18/2005

CPUC has come around to the FCC's thinking that VOIP service does not fit neatly within state borders

LR Launches IP DSLAM Survey
News Analysis | 4/15/2005

Publishes 'Who Makes What' report, calls on readers to help refine the basis of competitive analysis of products

Vendor Credit Lines Reel in Deals
News Analysis | 4/15/2005

Loan facility wins $200 million deal in Nigeria for Huawei, while ZTE admits to multiple vendor financing deals

Vendors Spreading Wealth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/15/2005

Loan facility wins $200 million deal in Nigeria for Huawei, while ZTE admits to multiple vendor financing deals

TriQuint Exits Optics
News Analysis | 4/15/2005

After a difficult two years, TriQuint sells off the former Agere optoelectronics unit to CyOptics

Comcast, Moto Playing Nice With Devices
News Analysis | 4/15/2005

Even without feeling threatened by IPTV, Comcast has teamed with Motorola to get more cable content on more devices

Cisco Takes On Topspin
News Analysis | 4/14/2005

Virtualization startup gets snapped up for $250 million as Cisco boosts its data center story

Chip Firms Target IP DSLAMs
News Analysis | 4/14/2005

As Ethernet switch chip vendor SwitchCore enters the DSLAM sector, Infineon claims a technical breakthrough

Colt Carries VOIP to the Enterprise
News Analysis | 4/14/2005

Colt Telecom launches pan-European managed VOIP service for businesses

Net.com Reports Soft Quarter
News Analysis | 4/14/2005

Claims it will sign up three to five new IOCs in each of the next few quarters, but guidance is modest

Industry Mobilizes on Latest TCP Flaw
News Analysis | 4/14/2005

Another vulnerability in TCP has cropped up, prompting a flurry of vendor security advisories

Volpi Touts Routing Opportunities
News Analysis | 4/13/2005

Cisco senior VP pipes up on cable MSOs, the CRS-1, and the competition with Alcatel and Juniper

Orckit Soars on Corrigent Sales
News Analysis | 4/13/2005

Corrigent ADM sales allow Orckit to report a profit and raise its 2005 forecasts

Kineto Cuts CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2005

Mobile convergence infrastructure startup has a new man at the top

IPTV Operator Plans London IPO
News Analysis | 4/13/2005

India's Atlas Interactive seeks to raise funds for its IPTV and mobile network rollouts

Proxim Has a Debt Dilemma
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2005

Proxim is plotting a possible selloff, but will it net enough to make ends meet?

ZTE Gives Indian Carrier Some Credit
News Analysis | 4/13/2005

Provides a $1B credit line to Indian customer, which says ZTE isn't alone in providing financial facilities

Newspaper, Coffee... Raynovich?
The Philter | 4/13/2005

Optical Networking: All Grown Up
News Analysis | 4/12/2005

ROADMs, Sonet, RPR, CWDM? The wheels on the optical bandwagon have been reattached

MEF Sets 'Carrier Ethernet' Bar
News Analysis | 4/12/2005

A Metro Ethernet Forum certification program puts a formal stamp on 'carrier-class' Ethernet

Experts Still Fear VOIP Hack Attack
News Analysis | 4/12/2005

When phones speak IP, their functionality increases – but so does their vulnerability to mischief

Viatel Rises Again
News Analysis | 4/12/2005

European operator aims to capitalize on the Ethernet services craze

Mintera's in the Money
News Analysis | 4/12/2005

Vendor of 40-Gbit/s systems scores its second funding round in five years

Does Microsoft Have Mesh Ambitions?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2005

Insider digs into Microsoft's WLAN mesh research

Avici's Not Digging After Quarry
News Analysis | 4/11/2005

A Quarry acquisition isn't in Avici's plans, but some upcoming security features are

Slim's Pickins
Column | 4/11/2005

Shareholder segregation is alive and well

ZTE Doubles Overseas Sales
News Analysis | 4/11/2005

Chinese vendor more than doubles international revenues in 2004 but faces margin erosion in a key business unit

Cisco Discloses Latest IOS Flaws
News Analysis | 4/11/2005

A VPN authentication command and a remote management application highlight Cisco's latest security disclosures

LR's TIC: Get Me Video
News Analysis | 4/8/2005

Fixed-mobile convergence, IP convergence, IPTV grab spotlight at the Light Reading Telecom Investment Conference

Google Gets (More) Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/8/2005

With twenty questions for your phone

Infineon Chips Away
News Analysis | 4/8/2005

The company has shed most of its optical networking business, but its restructuring has a long way to go

LR Launches Security Appliance Survey
News Analysis | 4/8/2005

First step in developing another directory aimed at helping buyers shortlist and analyze suppliers and products

Micromuse Acquires Quallaby
News Analysis | 4/8/2005

$33 million acquisition gets it into the hot IP performance management market – and into BT's 21CN plans

Siemens Snaps Up Myrio
News Analysis | 4/8/2005

German giant acquires its IPTV middleware partner Myrio. Could digital rights system vendor Verimatrix be next?

AOL VOIP: You've Got Apathy
News Analysis | 4/7/2005

The launch draws mixed reaction from analysts as most see VOIP as an 'interesting' add-on

VOIP Goes Mobile in NYC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2005

VOIP and wireless convergence was a major talking point at the LR Telecom Investment conference

Hot Property
The Philter | 4/7/2005

Cable Analysts Long to Be Ignored
News Analysis | 4/6/2005

Analysts say cable operators have the edge over the RBOCs, but they need to keep spending to keep it

Cable is Full-Steam Ahead at National Show
BroadBananas | 4/6/2005

For the first time in years, there was a genuine sense of urgency and focus at The National Show as cable industry concerns about satellite and telco competition crystallized. So what's hot? Read on.

Chiaro Scores in Tiscali's Core
News Analysis | 4/6/2005

Partnership with ECI pays off as emerging core router vendor lands deal with Tiscali International

Cable Braces for Services Rush
News Analysis | 4/6/2005

Wireless, IP, and better bandwidth dominated the technology side of this year's NCTA Show

MCI Spurns Qwest Again
News Analysis | 4/6/2005

Having failed to tease a higher offer, MCI rejects Qwest and settles for Verizon. Now a hostile bid is a possibility

Light Reading Launches Directories
News Analysis | 4/5/2005

Provides free research tools for finding and comparing Ethernet services and IP services software

Aruba Doffs Its CAPWAP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2005

Startup has its own proposal for the IETF WLAN interoperability group

Government Report Cheers BT
News Analysis | 4/5/2005

UK government committee rejects case for breaking up BT, sees 21CN as opportunity for competitive landscape

VOIP Marketeers Are Askin for It
News Analysis | 4/5/2005

A VOIP marketing critic gets a rise out of the cable guys

Verizon to MCI: Choose Us or Lose Us
News Analysis | 4/5/2005

Says it'll withdraw its acquisition offer if MCI recognizes Qwest's bid as superior

Network Planning Is Kids' Stuff at NCTA
News Analysis | 4/4/2005

At NCTA, the habits of youth provide a wakeup call for flexible networks

Agere Dips Into Access
News Analysis | 4/4/2005

The company's latest network processors line up against Intel and Wintegra in access networks

Fujitsu Firms Its ROADM Resolve
News Analysis | 4/4/2005

New switch fabric means more flexibility for the Flashwave 7500. But how soon will the market be ready for it?

Europe Tunes In to IPTV
News Analysis | 4/4/2005

Deployments are growing, specialist vendors are making headway, and the incumbents have services in the pipeline

Alcatel Gateway Troubles Tekelec
News Analysis | 4/1/2005

Alcatel is developing its own media gateway, but sources disagree on the timing of the new product's release

Alcatel Gateway Hurts Tekelec
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/1/2005

Alcatel is developing its own media gateway, but sources disagree on the timing of the new product's release

Caspian Scores in Korea
News Analysis | 4/1/2005

The company finds its way back into core routing with a contract from the Korean government

Report: OSS Minnows Have Muscle
News Analysis | 4/1/2005

Heavy Reading market perception report shows smaller, privately held OSS vendors punching above their weight

Interplanetary Blasts Off
News Analysis | 4/1/2005

Asian startup may have as much as $300M to build a combination core router and optical switch

Trapeze Grabs $13.6M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/1/2005

Unannounced Series-C funding round takes total investment to over $63M

Scientific-Atlanta Wins $195M SBC Deal
News Analysis | 4/1/2005

SBC awards Scientific-Atlanta a $195 million contract to provide video hardware for Project Lightspeed

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