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Sprint Calls on BlackBerry
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/31/2006

Cell phone form factor targets QWERTY-phobes, small businesses

ADC to Buy Andrew for $2B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/31/2006

ADC's stock tanks as it announces $2 billion acquisition of wireless equipment vendor Andrew Corp.

BT, AT&T Set Sights on India
News Analysis | 5/31/2006

India's liberalized long-distance voice market is attracting an influx of foreign carriers

Reality Bites: 802.11n Edition
Nearpoints | 5/30/2006

A new record for the IEEE standards process, and something else beyond the obvious for high-speed WiFi

Cisco: 3 Million's a Charm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/30/2006

The networking giant has shipped 3 million enterprise access points since it got into the business... so what next?

Takin' It to the Sticks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/30/2006

Broadband wireless provider NuTel hunts underserved markets

Idaho Weirdness
Light Ranting | 5/30/2006

And you thought we were selling VOIP services...

Zeugma Gets $13.5M for Mystery Box
News Analysis | 5/30/2006

Vancouver startup's ads and filings hint that a wireless subscriber management system may be in the works

Carriers Restrict 'Unlimited' 3G
News Analysis | 5/26/2006

It turns out that some 'unlimited' wireless 3G modem services aren't

Make Yourself Heard on WiFi VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2006

Take Unstrung's new 'real world' poll on the importance - or otherwise - of voice-over-WLAN

Stock Shocks
Column | 5/25/2006

We picked some shocking stocks to watch. And they've all done pretty well

Light Readers Don't Love Osama
News Analysis | 5/25/2006

We take it back. Final results of a Light Reading poll show readers' loyalties lie with the Bushies, then the RBOCs, then Al Qaeda

Firm Nabs Marconi's Telent
News Analysis | 5/25/2006

Private equity group to buy Telent, the services and support part of the Marconi that Ericsson left behind, in $647M deal

Vonage Falls Hard & Fast in Public Debut
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Vonage shares debuted at $17 each on the NYSE Wednesday and are already trading down 12 percent at 2 PM

Truckers' Delight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Landstar intros mobile 'load-alert' for transport systems

Med Gear Buyer Goes 650
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Medical-equipment purchaser Broadlane eschews BlackBerry for Treos, GoodLink

Analysts Jump on Juniper
News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Shares continue to slip as Kriens gives Wall Street a glum outlook; analysts lower their estimates for next 18 months

Metro-Mesh: A Hacker's Paradise?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2006

The hidden dangers of the hotzone

Terabeam Hopes to Bounce Ricochet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2006

Terabeam appoints Pankaj Manglik as president, as the company tries to grow Proxim

Terabeam Hopes to Bounce Ricochet
News Analysis | 5/23/2006

Terabeam appoints Pankaj Manglik as president, as the company tries to grow Proxim

Smartphone Price War Ahead?
Cutting Loose | 5/23/2006

What the Q really means for you, the enterprise user

Startups Stretch Muni WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2006

Strix and Wavion are launching products that extend the range of municipal WiFi networks, indoors and out

Alireza Mahmoodshahi, CTO, Colt Telecom Group
LRTV Interviews | 5/23/2006

Colt CTO Alireza Mahmoodshahi explains what will change as we head for a world where customers can have one phone number and use one device to do business. Also, he weighs in on why free VOIP isn't always worth the money.

Startups Stretch Muni WiFi Range
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Strix and Wavion are launching products that extend the range of municipal WiFi networks, indoors and out

Feds Call on Juniper
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

The US Attorney's office asks questions of Juniper as the stock-options investigation widens

Before the Deluge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Claim: New users overwhelmed by productivity-sapping mobile email

Moto's Q Pulls Up to the Curb
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Long-awaited smartphone will be commercially available by the end of the month

Options Scare Hits SafeNet, Juniper
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

SafeNet and Vitesse get subpoenas – and Juniper shares get heavy selling – as stock-option questions multiply

Nokia's Slim Sync
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2006

New enterprise phone highlights the growing importance of wireless synchronization

Is the Future Dark for Embarq?
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

Embarq spins off, shares sink as investors consider a fixed future

Q4U
Jonestown | 5/18/2006

Skinny smartphone due in the next week or two.

Ciena Shrinks Its Hot CN 4200
News Analysis | 5/18/2006

A year after its launch, the CN 4200 continues to be Ciena's Next Big Thing

Azimuth Tests FMC
News Analysis | 5/18/2006

Azimuth, which specializes in WiFi network test equipment, is turning its attention toward fixed/mobile convergence

Arbinet Joins Peering Party
News Analysis | 5/17/2006

Minutes exchange announces its 'PeeringSolutions' VOIP peering service

FMC: Heard of It?
Jonestown | 5/17/2006

Why no cellular in the Nokia tablet?

Sources: Operax Scores With Tier 1 Carriers
News Analysis | 5/17/2006

It's stolen a march on big vendors by implementing a vital standard covering policy control and resource management

Verizon Denies NSA Reports
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Verizon says the NSA never asked the company for customer phone records, contrary to reports published last week

Nokia Rx: Take a Tablet & Talk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Nokia taps Google for VOIP, enterprise users wait for more

A Fast News Week
Cutting Loose | 5/16/2006

Digging out from a blizzard of product announcements, growth forecasts, and technology releases

Analysts: Skype Freebie Is Defensive
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

As the big IM players sell PSTN-connected VOIP for less and less, analysts say Skype is being forced to offer more free stuff

Microsoft Wins Again
Nearpoints | 5/16/2006

The battle for the mobile OS is over – and the winner, unfortunately, is Redmond

No Email? No Problem
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2006

RIM de-couples mobile apps, email on BlackBerry

Verizon Sued in Mobile TV Patent Fight
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Speedus Corp. has sued Verizon Wireless over two patents that deal with mobile TV services

Zisapel Zings Innovating Incumbents
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Outspoken RAD Chairman Zohar Zisapel says fixed WiMax will stall and that wireline incumbent operators are in trouble

Zohar Zisapel, Chairman, RAD Group
LRTV Interviews | 5/15/2006

Zohar Zisapel, Chairman of the RAD Group, won't tell us which of the 27 companies he's started is his favorite. But he does have some interesting opinions on what telcos should really be doing in the broadband business.

Verizon/Vodafone Deal Reported Near
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Vodafone is on the verge of selling its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon, according to weekend news report

Stitt Gets Less Extreme
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Founding CEO Gordon Stitt will be stepping down later this year, Extreme Networks announced

New Treo out of the Box
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Smartphone adds high-speed EV-DO connectivity to Palm OS-based line

Philly City Council OKs WiFi Plan
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

The long-awaited plan for a municipal WiFi network will span 135 square miles

LR Picks Its Movers & Shakers
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

Light Reading picks the top ten biggest names and brightest stars in the telecom world

BT Likes Nortel's New Ethernet Flavor
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

BT is keen on Nortel's controversial Ethernet technology, Provider Backbone Transport, as it cuts out the cost of MPLS

Ericsson Mini-Me
Jonestown | 5/11/2006

Are tiny basestations the answer for FMC?

Cisco's Cohen Moves Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2006

The WiFi wordsmith will market 'all of the mobility stuff,' whatever that means

Clearwire Files $400 Million IPO
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Broadband wireless player on Thursday filed for an IPO in which the company plans to raise $400 million UPDATED 5/12 10AM

Google Execs Tentative on Telecom
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Say they won't go the MVNO route, won't buy wireless spectrum (alone), and view San Francisco WiFi as an 'experiment'

Ericsson's High-Speed Day
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2006

3G is here, and getting faster, vendor tells NYC audience

Covega Closing In on $10M
News Analysis | 5/10/2006

Hoping to ride this year's surge in tunable laser sales, Covega is picking up more cash from investors

We Speet On You
The Martin Chronicles | 5/10/2006

'Norms-based' IP protection -- it works for chefs, will it work for mobile email?

Junxion's Cell Through
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2006

Startup helps users share cellular connectivity in multiple environments

AT&T Waits on Lightspeed VOIP
News Analysis | 5/10/2006

The initial commercial launch of Project Lightspeed won't include residential VOIP, but the service will follow soon

Wireless Has Come of Age
UNTV Documentaries | 5/10/2006

Everyone agrees that wireless applications will shape and dominate how businesses and consumers interact in the coming years. In this brief look at wireless technologies, we examine what technologies carriers and vendors are most excited about at the moment -- and what applications they see rising up as these technologies take hold.

Mobile Email Standards Bubble Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2006

IETF 'Lemonade' group extends IMAP to the wireless world

Cisco Q3 Gives It an Edge
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Cisco continues to roll, as Q3 revenues reach $7.3B and net income tops analyst estimates – and Chambers does some trash talking

Euro Giants Issue NGN RFPs
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

BT, France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, and Colt are all in various stages of procuring new telecom gear for their NGNs

Verizon-Vodafone Vagaries
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Vodafone has rejected Verizon's initial $38B bid for Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless, according to reports

Cantor Aims to Simplify Spectrum Sales
News Analysis | 5/8/2006

The telecom arm of Cantor Fitzgerald is hopes to be the go-to company for anyone looking to buy or sell spectrum

Medtronic Taps Treo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2006

Devices and custom apps equal bottom-line gains for big medical equipment maker

Avaya Calls on Nokia Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2006

IP telephony player works with Nokia to bring PBX-like functionality to enterprise cellphones

BT Issues 21CN Ethernet RFP
News Analysis | 5/8/2006

British incumbent has issued a major Ethernet equipment RFP for its next-gen network

NTL Adds to UK Jobs Woe
News Analysis | 5/8/2006

NTL expected to cut its workforce by a third following the merger with Telewest

Who Makes Mobile Infrastructure?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2006

New Unstrung report compiles makers of wireless networking gear

Report: Sprint Leads Global IP Transit
News Analysis | 5/5/2006

Strength in Asia/Pacific gives Sprint the greatest number of IP transit relationships worldwide in Q1, according to Renesys

Level 3 May Dump Spectrum
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Hundreds of Level 3's LMDS and 39GHz licenses may be up for grabs soon

Microsoft Inks Deal With Qualcomm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Redmond's OS deal with leading CDMA provider should raise its profile in the smartphone market

Google Out of Valley WiFi Bid
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Organizers of a massive new Silicon Valley WiFi network say Google is playing in muni WiFi only for 'market research' reasons

Ethernet Expo: Europe 2006
LRTV Documentaries | 5/4/2006

Hundreds of service provider employees came to Light Reading's Ethernet Expo: Europe 2006 to discuss and debate Ethernet's progress inside of carrier networks

Frank Hanzlik, Managing Director, Wi-Fi Alliance
UNTV Interviews | 5/4/2006

Wi-Fi Alliance managing director Frank Hanzlik discusses the future of WiFi, beyond coffeeshop hotspots.

Wireless Mesh Networking: Ubiquity Now!
UNTV Documentaries | 5/3/2006

Municipal networks, wireless DSL, and mobile VOIP applications are driving a resurgence of wireless mesh technology as a way to provide low-cost broadband access services

Yogi Bear Gets a Cellphone
The Martin Chronicles | 5/3/2006

Feds plan more telecom infrastructure in the National Parks

Tropos Unveils Metro WiFi Spec
News Analysis | 5/3/2006

Meshmaker is introducing a homegrown specification designed to optimize client devices for muni WiFi networks

MTN Buy Energizes EMEA M&A
News Analysis | 5/3/2006

MTN's $5.5B takeover of Investcom is a sign emerging markets in the Middle East and Africa are ripe for consolidation

Verizon: Wireless Funds Fiber
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2006

Q1 profits fell slightly, as wireless gains were offset by costs associated with buying MCI and rolling out a fiber network

Craig Farrill, CEO, Kodiak Networks
LRTV Interviews | 5/3/2006

Craig Farrill, CEO of Kodiak Networks, 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.

TW, Siemens Show Fixed Mobile Convergence
Cable Guy | 5/3/2006

Score one for Time Warner Cable and Siemens Communications. The two companies announced earlier today that they have demonstrated the integration of VoIP, mobile and Wi-Fi technologies to deliver fixed mobile convergence.

Interop's Wireless Hits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Real-world apps take the stage over pie-in the-sky technologies

Here We Go Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Same defendant (RIM), different plaintiff (Visto) UPDATED 5/3 5:10PM

Reliance Buoyed by Q4 Profits
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Reliance sets its sights on broadband expansion as profits and subscriber numbers rise

Verizon's Mike Tighe on the Financial Benefits of Ethernet for Enterprises
LRTV Master Class | 5/2/2006

Mike Tighe, Director of Strategy and Development for Verizon Business, looks at the evolution of Carrier Class Ethernet, how Enterprise businesses are currently using it and the positive impact that it now offers on the ROI of their IT investments.

Siemens Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Vendor to reduce its workforce by a further 1,000 staff as stiffening international competition continues to eat margins

AT&T to Launch Lightspeed Next Month
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

AT&T will launch its great white hope, the fiber-based Project Lightspeed, in San Antonio next month

Both Sides Now
The Martin Chronicles | 5/1/2006

Visto wants to serve customers and sue competitors. Time to choose

T-Mobile, Cable MSOs May Spend on Spectrum
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

An upcoming spectrum auction is expected to draw big bids from T-Mobile as well as several non-traditional bidders

Level 3 Takes TelCove
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

The buying spree continues, as Level 3 picks up competitive carrier TelCove for about $1.2B

Foundry Claims Core Crown
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

The company claims its newest core router outdoes the Cisco CRS-1 and Juniper T640

Jury Vindicates Visto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2006

Sweeping judgment against Seven leads to new RIM patent suit UPDATED 4PM

Spectrum for Safety: Is There Enough?
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

Nextel veteran Morgan O'Brien wants the FCC to set aside 30 MHz of valuable spectrum for public safety

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