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Ethernet Expo Europe En Photos
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

Light Reading's first big Ethernet bash in Europe was a big success

NAB 2006: Starring IP as Itself
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

NAB 2006 this week was all about IP, TV, and IPTV

BT Says 21CN Deadline Hasn't Moved
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

As rumors circulate about BT's 21CN efforts in Wales, a BT exec says it could be 2011 before the carrier switches off its PSTN

Matt Beal, Program Director, BT's 21CN
LRTV Interviews | 4/28/2006

BT Group plc's 21CN program director Matt Beal talks about the carrier's progress with the most massive network transformation in its history.

Ericsson's Enterprise Leg
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/28/2006

Ericsson's enterprise chief for North America talks about helping companies mobilize

Startups Make the Case for Mobile TV
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

A raft of new players, including startups, are making the case to build a parallel mobile TV network

Redback Results Fail to Impress
News Analysis | 4/27/2006

Investors snub the stock despite pro-forma profits and a forecast for more revenue growth

Craig Farrill, CEO, Kodiak Networks
UNTV Interviews | 4/27/2006

Craig Farrill, CEO of {complink 2970|Kodiak Networks Inc.}, talks about how the right kind of voice applications can drive mobile minutes usage up and give carriers a big advantage over free calling services, such as Skype.

Sprint Revenue Up, Profit Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Sprint Nextel reported a decrease in profits for Q1, as new customer growth failed to make up for massive merger costs

Cisco/Moto Deal Dies
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/26/2006

A cellular/WiFi roaming technology partnership between Cisco and Motorola lacked carrier support and fell flat

Sprint Nextel Revenues Up, Profits Down
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Sprint Nextel reported a decrease in profits for Q1 2006, as new customer growth failed to make up for massive merger costs

Visto Looks North
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Canadian telco Telus offers white-label mobile email solution

Swisscom Eats Up Ethernet
Globalcomm News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Telco tech chief says Ethernet is much cheaper than alternatives and that its Microsoft IPTV plan is back on track

Cisco/Moto Cellular/WiFi Deal is Dead/Gone
Globalcomm News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Deal? No deal. A cellular/WiFi roaming technology partnership between Cisco and Motorola lacked carrier support and fell flat

Extreme Slump Continues
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Ethernet player reports a weak quarter and sales struggles appear to be continuing

Alcatel, Lucent Face 3G Decision
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Among the many strategy questions facing the pending merger is what to do in 3G wireless

It's Tough Out There
Cutting Loose | 4/25/2006

As earnings reports show, major vendors and providers have not figured out the enterprise market

Colt CTO: Let's Get Simple
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

It's Ethernet and IP all the way, says Colt tech boss at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo Europe

Lucent Plays Waiting Game in Q2
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

Company's sales are off because of slower carrier deployments and consolidation across the industry

TeleCIS Has Portable WiMax Chip
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

WiMax chipset maker TeleCIS is getting ready to ship a chip designed to bring portability to fixed WiMax

Clearwire Wins Winbeam
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

It's no Sprint/Nextel, but Clearwire's acquisition of rural service provider will mean more play in the 2.5GHz range

Poll: Merging Is Surging
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Readers think the best way to build a big company is by acquiring smaller pieces - but which ones?

Tropos Turns Up the Radios
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Sources say Tropos will release a wireless router with multiple radios, as muni wireless contracts roll in

Movers & Shakers: Help Pick 'Em
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

It's time to bring back the epic Light Reading list. Feed us your input

W Does Cisco
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

Playing host to President Bush and Governor Schwarzenegger, Cisco is taking precautions including leaving employees home

Foundry Scores a Near Miss
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

Stock drops after-hours as net income comes a penny short of analyst expectations

Sprint Scoops Up UbiquiTel
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Sprint Nextel has bought another Sprint affliliate, UbiquiTel, for $1.3B

Nokia Phones In a Profit
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Even with some added drama involving Qualcomm, Nokia posted a strong profit for the first quarter of 2006

NeuStar Buys DNS Player
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Moves further into IP interconnectivity services with plans to buy the DNS management company UltraDNS for $61.8M

Alltel Rolls Lucky Seven
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Carriers broaden enterprise mobile email offerings

Nokia: No Enterprise Love
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Nokia blames e-Series delays for lackluster enterprise results for Q1 2006

Nokia Mobile Man Jumps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2006

One of the people behind Symbol's original WLAN switch turns up at Aruba

Juniper Defends Core Business in Q1
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

The company faces a Q2 shortfall while trying to defray concerns about its fate after the Alcatel/Lucent merger

Optical's Future Looks Brighter
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Optical heavyweights gather in New York to plot the new world of booming applications, bandwidth, and flexible networks

Cingular: Wireless Indicator?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Carrier posts good numbers, but will a rising tide raise all boats?

UPC Counts 1 Million European Cable Phone Customers
BroadBananas | 4/19/2006

Liberty Global Inc.'s UPC Broadband has topped the one-million mark for cable telephone customers in its European footprint, having doubled its customer base over the last 15 months.

Solarflare, Level 5 Get the Merge Urge
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Linked by a common investor, the 10-Gig Ethernet startups are merging and getting an extra funding boost

Is That a Q in Your Pocket?
Jonestown | 4/19/2006

Not yet... but user groups claim the first sighting of the fabled Moto smartphone.

Cingular Churns Out Profit in Q1
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Cingular's revenues and earnings were up as it cut customer churn and data service usage increased

Motorola Maps Mesh Upgrade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2006

802.11s wide-area WiFi standard expected to benefit municipalities, enterprises

Lucatel: French Staff Not Safe
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Lucent says Alcatel's French staff are as much in the firing line as Lucent employees when it comes to headcount reductions

BlackBerries of the Rich & Famous
Jonestown | 4/18/2006

Redefining impersonal communications.

UMA Services Near Reality
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2006

15 carriers have requested bids for Unlicensed Mobile Access deployments, but Cingular is not among them

Moto Takes All Sides of Orthogon
News Analysis | 4/18/2006

Motorola is buying Orthogon Systems to boost its wireless portfolio

UMA Services Near Reality
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Sources say some 15 carriers have requested bids for Unlicensed Mobile Access deployments, but Cingular is not among them

Siemens Comm Has M&A Callers
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Chatter heats up on Siemens' Communications group; latest M&A reports have Motorola and Nortel in the hunt

Force10 Breaks Into Security
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Given all the research networks it sells to, Force10 has decided to start selling 10-Gbit/s security boxes

NCTA 2006 in Pictures
News Analysis | 4/14/2006

At NCTA this week, content was king

Device Trends: What's Next?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/14/2006

Voice and email still rule for enterprise users, but new trends have emerged in the handheld world

MetroFi Wins Portland Muni WiFi
News Analysis | 4/14/2006

Mountain View-based MetroFi beats out Earthlink (sans Google) for the right to build and own Portland's citywide WiFi network

Who Will Buy Dual-Mode?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2006

Enterprise users say it is too soon to get serious about network-jumping VOIP technology

The Sotheby's Method
The Martin Chronicles | 4/13/2006

In tightening spectrum-auction rules, the FCC is not necessarily serving customers.

BlackBerry-Flavor Treo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2006

As mobile email market heats up, SingTel offers RIM service over Palm devices

Kodiak Lumbers Into India
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Mobile applications startup lands AirTtel and IDEA in India, bringing its customer list to a dozen

Enterprises Call On Carrier Ethernet
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Storage services and data center growth are expected to fuel interest in carrier Ethernet, says Verizon Ethernet guru

Got Copyright, Comrade?
Jonestown | 4/12/2006

RIM could find reds under the LEDs as it launches in China.

Juniper Faces Possible Siemens Shift
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Siemens has made noises about using fewer B-RASs for IPTV, creating a bit of an annoyance for Juniper

Push Comes to Pull at Microsoft
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Pushmi-pullyu? Windows Mobile 5.0 handles email a bit differently from competitors, says analyst

Cuban Won't Stream HDNet
News Analysis | 4/11/2006

Internet content distribution pioneer says he won't stream his HDTV network's content over the public Internet

Flush This!
Light Ranting | 4/11/2006

What a combo: PR pitches and toilet imagery.

Brits Prep for IMS Skirmish
News Analysis | 4/11/2006

Specialists JacobsRimell and Apertio team up to offer carriers a mine of IMS data

Cable CTOs Tee Off on Telco TV
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

CTOs of the largest North American cable companies still say coax is king

The Missing Link
Nearpoints | 4/10/2006

How come carriers are still dragging their feet on Bluetooth?

The New A & B of CDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Vendors are revving CDMA, but when will faster services be available for enterprise users?

India's M&A Bandwagon Rolls On
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Investment activity in India's telecom market continues unabated, but analyst reckons the deals may be overvalued

Caspian Plays Fair
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

The router company is finding a new calling in the midst of the net neutrality debate

Mobile Giants Size Up DSL
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Vodafone and O2 are checking out DSLAM capabilities and local loop unbundling as they look to offer their own fixed/mobile services

RIM Eyes Consumer Game
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Reporting lackluster Q4 results, BlackBerry maker says it will move beyond enterprises

Content & Wireless: Bad Vegas Wedding
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Issues such as competing standards, licensing, QOS, and device compatibility are front and center in wireless video

Content & Wireless: A Bad Vegas Wedding
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Issues such as competing standards, licensing, QOS, and device compatibility are front and center in wireless video

Verizon Biz Searches for Core Competency
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Two years after a blockbuster RFP, Verizon Business still isn't convinced that it has seen a killer next-gen core router

Nortel CEO: We're Ready to Deal
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Nortel CEO Mike Zafirovski, a Motorola and GE veteran, is ready to use that Jack Welch training to clean things up

AMCC Retreats From France
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

The chip firm caps development on the switch fabric it acquired from IBM

LR Poll: Tradeshows Battle for '07 Audience
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Most respondents in our ongoing poll feel that they won't support both Globalcomm and TelecomNext in 2007

WiMax: Ready for Closeup
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Vendors move from one-off products to end-to-end systems as WiMax becomes an end-to-end, 'carrier grade' solution

Palm Pushes Forward
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Device maker looks to be first out with Microsoft push email update

Alcatel Suffers First Merger Casualty
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Alcatel's President of Europe has left suddenly following the merger deal with Lucent. Insiders say he wanted Mike Quigley's COO position

Sprint Nextel Hunts for 2.5GHz Service
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

2.5Ghz band's up in the air, and Sprint Nextel's in a hurry. Per the FCC, the company must use it or lose it

Verizon Exec Leads Ethernet Class
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Verizon exec to describe ROI of carrier Ethernet in upcoming GLOBALCOMM 2006 Master Class event

Verizon Revs It Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Operator says it will start to install faster CDMA as soon as it becomes available

Nokia's Enterprise Effort
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Offering multiplatform device management, handset maker aims at business customers

MIPTV: Life's a Pitch
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

TV content firms are in a frenzy at the MIPTV event, finding out about IPTV, Internet TV, and mobile TV

Stoke Says It's in Session
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Session management platform for fixed/mobile convergence is shipping for revenue, though the startup won't yet name customers

Vivace Founder Leaves Tellabs
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Mitri Halabi has left the building to pursue 'other activites,' Tellabs says

New BlackBerry in the Wings
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2006

Analysts expect T-Mobile to add the latest BlackBerry to its lineup, as RIM works towards 3G devices

Here Comes AlcaLu
Column | 4/4/2006

Lucent's gonna disappear? What are we all going to do?

Hold the Foam
Cutting Loose | 4/4/2006

At CTIA, it's 'Happy Days Are Here Again'

HR: Ethernet Key to Wireless Backhaul
News Analysis | 4/4/2006

But the business case is complicated by operational and integration challenges, says Heavy Reading report

CTIA: Wireless Futures
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2006

As mega-mergers reshape the industry, the race for new devices and networks rushes forward

Underground Upgrade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Wireless workflow system gives London's venerable Tube a 21st century facelift

Juniper Fills Marketing Void (3 Times)
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Three execs have been named Juniper's VPs of marketing

Alcatel/Lucent: No Job Cut Clarity Yet
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

As Tchuruk and Russo talk about the merger, there's no indication about where the near 9,000 job cuts will fall

The Mobile Huff
The Martin Chronicles | 4/3/2006

Showtime's terrific series turns on wireless tech.

Alcatel/Lucent: First Reactions
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

The deal is on. Initial analyst reaction suggests they've got a lot of hard work to do

Alcatel, Lucent Seal Deal
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Vendors agree to merge, creating a global giant with revenues of $25B a year, with Lucent's Russo as its CEO

Li Takes Tropos Route
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Tony Li comes onboard as software guru at WiFi mesh firm

Security Startup Says Mu to Bugs
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Protocol Spidering detects weaknesses in any IP-based system, application, or device

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