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Microsoft Fights Fire With Nook Investment
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/30/2012

Microsoft will invest $300M in Barnes & Noble's new Nook division for better reading apps and potentially an e-reader of its own

Q1 Scorecard: Wireless Operators Square Off on Data
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/27/2012

LR Mobile compares U.S. wireless operators' results for Q1, in which ARPU growth superseded subscriber growth as a key metric

Cisco Links SDN & Policy
News Analysis | 4/27/2012

Cisco doesn't see software-defined networking (SDN) as a threat but as a key to improve policy by revealing what the network is really doing

How Is Juniper Sizing Up for 2012?
News Analysis | 4/25/2012

Q1 looked OK, but as Juniper brings out its new core router, packet-optical switch and data-center fabric, a good 2012 is not a slam dunk

AT&T Labs CTO: Wireless Network Evolution
Jonestown | 4/25/2012

The president and CTO of AT&T Labs discusses the network in the next decade and the growing importance of the cloud and mobile security

Apple Won't Compromise, Cook Declares
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2012

Tablets converging with PCs? Operators threatening to cut iPhone subsidies? Apple says it's not bothered by any of it

Apple Earns $11.6B on Q2 iSales
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2012

The Cupertino giant grew its iPhone sales by 88% and iPad sales by 151% in its Q2

Juniper Reports an Upbeat Q1 Early
News Analysis | 4/24/2012

Jumping the gun on the close of the market, Juniper says its Q1 was pretty good, while Q2 could be comparatively flat

Carriers Not Cheering Complex Class of Service
News Analysis | 4/24/2012

Multi-COS at the heart of Carrier Ethernet 2.0, but network operators question its immediate value

Cisco Talks SDN
LRTV Documentaries | 4/23/2012

What problem is software defined networking even trying to solve? David Ward, from Cisco's CTO office, tells the Open Networking Summit how service providers could approach that question

What Cisco Sees in SDN
LRTV Soundbites | 4/23/2012

It's about extracting and exploiting the information that's packed inside the network, says David Ward of Cisco's CTO office

Photos: Ethernet Europe 2012 Part II
Slide Shows | 4/23/2012

See who was movin' and shakin' at the Ethernet Europe event in Munich – and see how much the German city looks like a chocolate box...

How SDN Upsets the Routing 'Rules'
LRTV Soundbites | 4/23/2012

David Ward of Cisco says that to apply software defined networking, you have to throw out some decades-long routing traditions

SDN Fever Takes the Valley
Craig's A-List | 4/20/2012

4:25 PM Silicon Valley seems to love software defined networking, and it's big in Japan, but there's still a long way to go

Genband Shuffles Sales & Marketing
News Analysis | 4/20/2012

As two departments become one, Genband promotes one exec, waves goodbye to a few employees and proclaims a focus on Tier 1 customers

Telco Systems Launches First Cloud Gateway
News Analysis | 4/20/2012

A new aggregation system designed to sit at the edge of the cloud turned heads at Ethernet Europe

Cisco Outlines an SDN Plan
News Analysis | 4/19/2012

The company confirms that $100M spin-in Insieme is working on software-defined networking in some form

Verizon to Roll Out Sharable Data Buckets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2012

Wireless users will be able to dip more than one device into the same bucket by mid-year as Verizon aims to juice data usage

New IPv4 Address for Service Providers
LRTV Interviews | 4/19/2012

Cable Labs' Chris Donley explains how a new block of IPv4 addresses is being made available to service providers to help them ease the transition to IPv6

Photos: Open Networking Summit
Slide Shows | 4/18/2012

Silicon Valley's lovefest for software-defined networking drew a much bigger crowd than expected

$4B: A Big, Square Number?
Que Sera Sarah | 4/18/2012

2:40 PM If Square's valuation is skyrocketing, why are we supposed to get excited about NFC from the wireless operators again?

OpenFlow's Optical Connection
Craig's A-List | 4/18/2012

11:25 AM The guys who live down at Layer 1 are cheering for software defined networking more fiercely than you might realize

Google Uses OpenFlow Massively
News Analysis | 4/18/2012

It's also making its own 10Gbit/s switches, which isn't a surprise, but it's nice to hear someone admit it

Photos: Ethernet Europe 2012
Slide Shows | 4/18/2012

Ever been to Munich? Ever been to Light Reading's Ethernet Europe event? You can see what both look like right here...

Equinix Spreads Cloud Love
LRTV Interviews | 4/18/2012

The exchange provider enables cloud service operators to reach a bigger market quickly and telecom network operators to make more money

Buzzin' at Ethernet Europe
Rewired | 4/18/2012

Drink along as we explore the hot buzzwords at this year's show

Ethernet Europe's Magic Moments
LRTV Documentaries | 4/17/2012

There's a magical twist to some new product launches at Ethernet Europe plus an effort to clean up mobile communications

AT&T: Data Drive Demands SDNs
News Analysis | 4/17/2012

At Ethernet Europe, AT&T's Margaret Chiosi recalls voice network's move to software-defined networks and says it's data's turn now

Ethernet Europe A Go-Go
EuroBlog | 4/17/2012

The annual Ethernet Europe event has gone-gone to Munich for the first time – find out what's on the menu, apart from bier and knackwürste

Why Verizon Is Keen on OpenFlow
News Analysis | 4/17/2012

Not every carrier is sold on software-defined networking, but Verizon thinks it's the way to unlock some crucial data-center capabilities

What I Learned at Sprint…
Que Sera Sarah | 4/16/2012

10:50 AM Sprint gives LR Mobile a progress report on Network Vision, including updates on LTE, smartphones, Wi-Fi, roaming and more

Clouds Gather Over Ethernet Europe
News Analysis | 4/16/2012

There's no sunshine in Munich this week, but that's OK with Ethernet Europe folks, who are mostly interested in clouds anyway

Citrix Blends OpenFlow & Cloud
News Analysis | 4/13/2012

They might taste great together, but the exact recipe is still up for debate

Startup Tackles OpenFlow Security
News Analysis | 4/12/2012

Some NetScreen veterans say they're covering up a real-world weakness of OpenFlow's, and they won't be the last

5 More Mobile Apps That Could Get Acquired
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2012

With Facebook splashing $1B on Instagram, we can see a number of other mobile social apps are prettying themselves up for a takeover

New Services Let Wired Networks Push Data, Video
News Analysis | 4/11/2012

Metaswitch exec says a new kind of fixed-mobile convergence can help operators without a cellular network become more valuable to their customers

CTIA Joins FCC to Police Smartphone Theft
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2012

Wireless industry seeks to help police dry up the aftermarket for smartphone thieves by locking and wiping stolen devices

TW Cable Tunes Up Android TV Plan
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/10/2012

Also: Broadband-connected TVs on the rise; Comcast gives HBO GO on the Xbox 360 the all-clear; Avail-TVN expands TV Everywhere platform UPDATED 4:10 PM

RIM Begins Uphill Climb
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2012

Can Paris Hilton's PR guy save RIM as more top execs exit and its Android support wanes?

Leap & T-Mobile to Swap Spectrum for 4G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2012

Leap and T-Mobile buddy up on bandwidth as they prep for 4G deployments

Ready or Not, Here Comes LTE-Advanced
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/5/2012

Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) will initially create more confusion in mobile broadband standards

T-Mobile, Verizon Spar Over Spectrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2012

Bold blogger at Magenta claims that Verizon is trying to corner the spectrum market and is misrepresenting its spectral efficiency

Genband Prophecy: Aztek's End Comes in 2012
News Analysis | 4/3/2012

Genband has agreed to buy Aztek Networks for an undisclosed sum, giving Genband another piece to help carriers modernize their networks

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