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3G iPhone: Hiding in Plain Sight?
Jonestown | 5/30/2008

Apple in a box

Nortel: There's More to PBT Than BT
News Analysis | 5/30/2008

Nortel is disappointed at BT's decision to relegate PBT to a bit part player in its 21CN, but says other major carriers are interested

Britt: Docsis 3.0 Coming to NYC
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/30/2008

Verizon hopes to take a bite out of The Big Apple with FiOS, but Time Warner Cable is already making plans to bite back

AlcaLu Investors Vote for Change
NXTcomm News Analysis | 5/30/2008

Shareholders at AlcaLu's annual meeting approve all the resolutions, including some that affect CEO Russo's position

PBT Sidelined at BT
News Analysis | 5/29/2008

The verdict is in at BT: PBT has been found guilty of being a one-trick pony, so it's being sidelined in favor of MPLS

Hackers Smack Comcast.net
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/29/2008

The moral: Change your passwords frequently, especially if you're Comcast

iPhone Delays?
Jonestown | 5/29/2008

Infineon results might point to 3G delays

Android Demo
Jonestown | 5/29/2008

Google gives a video view of Android features

Cisco: WiFi & Beyond
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2008

Cisco's 'Vision' strategy could see its WiFi empire rubbing shoulders with other networks

Warrior's Debut
Craig's A-List | 5/28/2008

Cisco's CTO is on the Live! agenda

Cool Google Job
Wireless Bits | 5/28/2008

Nice work if you can get it

Google: The Mobile Web Sucks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2008

The mobile Web has so far failed to inspire users and the 'amazing app' has yet to be invented, says Google

4G Drives All-IP Mobile Networks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2008

As operators evaluate next-gen wireless technology, the path from 3G tops the agenda, according to Heavy Reading

Google's Mobile Software Focus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/27/2008

Job postings by the search giant reveal possible Clearwire work and a desire to further mobilize YouTube

What Zeugma Isn't
Craig's A-List | 5/27/2008

Where the startup doesn't want to be pigeonholed

Zeugma Rethinks Edge Routing
News Analysis | 5/27/2008

A melding of routing and computing power could help carriers deploy new services faster

More Euro iPhone News
Wireless Bits | 5/27/2008

Next stop, the Nordics and Baltics

Reliance Snaps Up Vanco
News Analysis | 5/26/2008

Ambitious Indian carrier opens its wallet once more to buy troubled virtual VPN provider Vanco

China to Get 3G – At Last!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2008

It's been a long time coming, but China is ready to issue 3G licenses as part of its telecom market restructuring process

All's 'Fair' in Love & Bandwidth Management
The Bauminator | 5/23/2008

Comcast has outlined its concept for a 'protocol agnostic' platform, and the vendors appear ready and willing to lend a helping hand

Comcast CTO: Manage People, Not Protocols
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/22/2008

In a video exclusive, Comcast CTO/EVP Tony Werner offers some details about the MSO's upcoming bandwidth capacity management system

Set-Top P2P?
The Bauminator | 5/21/2008

Hey, you with the nifty tru2way box! Wanna join cable's managed P2P network?

Cisco's Newest Hole
Craig's A-List | 5/21/2008

A rootkit for IOS. Yeah, that could be bad

Optimized Networks
LRTV Documentaries | 5/21/2008

It's not just consumer behavior that is driving cable operators to maximize their networks for higher capacity and performance, but also ever increasing competition from telcos. LRTV looks at some of the new technologies, such as Docsis 3.0, that helping them in this battle royal.

Content to the Consumer
LRTV Documentaries | 5/21/2008

While the consumer may be driving the method and manner that their content is delivered, what is the business model that supports this? New technologies such as switch digital video allow cable operators to target ever more specific demographics and thus increase the value of their advertising. Just as important, the 'Next 40 Channels' become a a very important revenue opportunity.

4G: Can't Stand the Rain
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2008

...against my antenna, causing packet loss and latency

Is Nuova Needling Cisco's Brass?
News Analysis | 5/20/2008

Some believe Jayshree Ullal's departure was related to the Nuova buyout; others say it's just Cisco's newest phase

Don't Try This on the 3G iPhone
Jonestown | 5/20/2008

You might be stuck with AT&T for 3G

ISPs Say They Won't Block P2P
News Analysis | 5/20/2008

At the Streaming Media East conference, Comcast and Verizon say they won't throttle traffic from peer-to-peer networks

Ethernet's 35th
Craig's A-List | 5/20/2008

Since it has a birthday, we might as well note it

Media Mobility
LRTV Documentaries | 5/20/2008

Content is becoming truly mobile, not just in terms of wireless, but in time and space. DVR technology is well established, but how will content get delivered across various competing technologies utilized by all the operators? What will be the impact of new technologies such as Packet Cable 2.0 and LTE? LRTV takes a look at the new world of mobile media.

T-Mobile Challenges Ofcom
Wireless Bits | 5/20/2008

2.6GHz auction could be delayed

Clearwire Won't Use Google's Dark Fiber
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2008

Google's $500M bet on Clearwire's WiMax plans does not include access to the company's dark fiber assets

Broadband Everywhere
LRTV Documentaries | 5/19/2008

Until now cable operators have been slow to get into the wireless space. But now it seems there’s no reason why that elusive quadruple play shouldn’t be just around the corner. The answer seems to be WiMax. With the rollout of WiMax across North America by the end of the year, it seems there will be no excuses for not taking the kids out while the football game is on.

Qualcomm Spectrum Splash
Wireless Bits | 5/19/2008

MediaFLO coming to UK soon?

A Cisco Field Upset?
Craig's A-List | 5/16/2008

What an ex-Microsoft guy might mean to baseball

Alltel Does LTE
Jonestown | 5/16/2008

But what with, exactly?

Reliance Borrows $750M for Huawei Gear
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2008

India's Reliance Communications has scored a $750M loan from the China Development Bank to bankroll a GSM contract with Huawei

Orange Expands Its iPhone Empire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2008

With iPhone sales topping 100,000 in France, Orange will sell the Apple device in more than 10 extra markets in EMEA and the Caribbean

Clearwire's Backhaul Bet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2008

CTO John Saw tells Unstrung that microwave links and a flat-IP architecture can reduce the cost of backhauling wireless broadband

Verizon in No Rush for IPTV
News Analysis | 5/16/2008

Verizon is waiting to see a business case reason to move to IPTV and if one never emerges, it may not do it at all

Study Alleges a Cox Block on P2P Traffic
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/15/2008

Study from German research firm suggests that broadband ISPs may be throttling peer-to-peer applications

Sprint & Samsung: 'WiMax Is Ready'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2008

Not ready to sell to you, but it's ready

Mobile WiMax: Limited Horizons
LR Mobile Column | 5/15/2008

Despite the best efforts of WiMax advocates, good old W-CDMA is still more than holding its own in the global mobile broadband market

Alltel: The Numbers Game
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2008

Little Rock carrier also has a good quarter for subscriber adds

The Hunt for the 3G iPhone
Jonestown | 5/15/2008

Help to track the ever-evolving story of Apple's 3G iPhone

Verizon's LiMo Bean 'Surprise'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2008

Verizon helps to make LiMo a Linux OS contender

Ericsson Earmarks $25B for R&D
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2008

Ericsson boosts R&D spend to $25B over the next five years and looks forward to increased IPR revenues

German Sense of Humor?
EuroBlog | 5/14/2008

Does Germany have a Ministry of Crazy Ideas?

Swiss 3G iPhone
Wireless Bits | 5/14/2008

Swisscom lands iPhone deal

Chatting Up the 3G iPhone
Jonestown | 5/13/2008

Apple confirms Jobs keynote at WWDC

CLWR: Where It's at With WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2008

WiMax player plots launches in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and, er, Grand Rapids, and confirms it will only need $2.3B to complete the network

Cisco, ip.access Prep Femto Combo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2008

Cisco and ip.access are working on an end-to-end femtocell solution, while the femto vendor has landed an important win at AT&T

Cisco, Teliris Cheapen Telepresence
News Analysis | 5/12/2008

Cisco and Teliris are both looking to capture the larger low end of the telepresence market with new cheaper configurations

Procera Targets Tier 1s
News Analysis | 5/12/2008

Company offers up to 80 Gbit/s of throughput with two new Deep Packet Inspection products

Sprint Bleeds Cellular Customers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2008

The US market's third-ranked cellular operator lost more than 1 million customers during the first quarter

Apple Takes Its iPhone Global
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2008

New carrier deals will take the iPhone to mobile users in Asia/Pacific, including India, and Latin America

RIM Unveils 3G Device, VC Fund
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2008

RIM forms a $150 million apps development VC fund and unveils its 3G BlackBerry device

Verizon Opens LiMo Door
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2008

Operator said to be close to introducing open-source Linux phones based on the LiMo platform, but no Android yet

FiberNet Plans to Expand
News Analysis | 5/9/2008

FiberNet has announced a significant network expansion project on the heels of its successful collocation upgrade last year

The Friday Five
The Bauminator | 5/9/2008

Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week...

Cisco, Ericsson & ATCA
Craig's A-List | 5/9/2008

Scoping out the field

Readers Right?
Jonestown | 5/9/2008

Your harsh verdict on mobile WiMax in the US so far

BSNL Floats New Mega GSM Tender
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2008

BSNL issues new GSM tenders for 93M new lines following the demise of its previous network expansion contracts

Teliris Gets $10M More
News Analysis | 5/9/2008

Woo-hoo! More debt! Teliris has secured $10M in debt financing, saying it needs more working capital

Can Clearwire Do It?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2008

Analysts estimate that it could cost up to $12B to deploy a mobile WiMax network in 50 markets in the US

Telepresence in Iraq
Raynman | 5/8/2008

Troops reconnect with loved ones

CDMA vs WiMax
BelkBlog | 5/8/2008

Why WiMax wishes it were the new CDMA

T-Mobile Adds 2M in Q1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2008

SunCom acquisition helps to make the first quarter a major customer grab for T-Mobile USA

NSN's New Femtofriend
Wireless Bits | 5/7/2008

Pirelli partners with Nokia Siemens

Clearwire: In Depth With Barry West
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2008

The president of the 'new Clearwire' talks with Unstrung about how mobile WiMax is the next big thing (again)

Orange Doubles Mobile Broadband Base
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2008

Data services revenues and mobile broadband subscribers continue to grow at Orange in Europe as the operator reports Q1 results

Clearwire: We'll Kick LTE's Butt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2008

New Wimax venture reckons its large pool of spectrum and ready-to-rock mobile broadband services will leave the LTE crew in its wake

Comcast Caps Coming?
The Bauminator | 5/7/2008

Report says MSO is considering a 250 gigabyte monthly consumption cap as part of a 'protocol agnostic' bandwidth management effort

StarHub Starts Customer Femto Trial
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2008

StarHub customers get to try out femtocells from ZTE and Huawei for six months

Sprint: 4G & M&A Still Unclear
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2008

Despite Sprint’s 51% stake in the new WiMax version of Clearwire, its own 4G and M&A strategies remain anything but clear

Cisco Storm Clouds
Craig's A-List | 5/7/2008

What's the opposite of a silver lining?

Sprint 'Committed' to iDEN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2008

The carrier isn't commenting on the latest spinoff rumors but says it's committed to iDEN and push-to-talk for the foreseeable future

CLWR Ride Gets Wilder
Jonestown | 5/6/2008

The Clearwire WiMax rumor rodeo

Cisco's Q3 Hits the Flats
News Analysis | 5/6/2008

Revenues stalled, but net income beat expectations, and sales forecasts didn't bring any further bad news

DCIA Takes Reins of P2P Project
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/6/2008

A new initiative replaces the P2P Bill of Rights that Comcast and Pando had started

Mobile Network Power Struggles
LR Mobile Column | 5/6/2008

As energy costs continue to soar, operators in all markets will be looking to shave opex with greener equipment

Mamma Mia! Italians Get 3G iPhone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2008

Telecom Italia will sell the phones this summer in Italy, where it will go head-to-head with Vodafone, which also has an iPhone deal

Qwest Ditches Sprint for Verizon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2008

Qwest becomes an MVNO as Ed Mueller gets the kind of wireless partnership he wanted

DT & Sprint: A Bargain in the Balance?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2008

If DT does buy Sprint, it gets a knock-down bargain customer base and cheap 4G – but also a huge potential integration headache

Riverbed Extends WAN Optimization
News Analysis | 5/5/2008

Riverbed announces deals with a host of vendors, eyes network monitoring opportunities

A DT Bid for Sprint?
Jonestown | 5/5/2008

Otherwise known as a four-network fiasco

Camiant Intros 'Fair Use' Bandwidth System
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/5/2008

Development could portend a shift away from all-you-can-eat consumption models and toward bandwidth 'quotas' and byte cap policies

T-Mobile 3G Next Week
Jonestown | 5/2/2008

Better late than never

Defining Telepresence
Raynman | 5/2/2008

A rough definition

Cisco Rolls Out TP
News Analysis | 5/2/2008

Making telepresence as widespread as Cisco wants is going to require more than just selling a lot of units

Clearwire 'Coaster Continues
Jonestown | 5/2/2008

Stock drops on Comcast comments

T Minus 1
Jonestown | 5/2/2008

The countdown to 3G

iPhone WiMax Rumor
Jonestown | 5/2/2008

We think not

Google, IBM Think Cloudy
News Analysis | 5/2/2008

The rivals team up to rule what they believe will be the dominant software delivery model in the 21st century – cloud computing

Nokia's WiMax Brick
Jonestown | 5/1/2008

You can pre-order the WiMax tablet, but what will you connect to?

4G Backhaul: A Problem for All?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2008

The 4G backhaul bottleneck may not be limited to Sprint's Xohm rollout

Copper Leads XO’s Ethernet Push
News Analysis | 5/1/2008

XO has greatly expanded its national Ethernet footprint largely through the use of copper

Who's Driving the Handset Business?
LR Mobile Column | 5/1/2008

While handset makers in the US and Europe face a tough earnings season, there's no sign of slowdown in China or India

BT Lines Up Telepresence Service
News Analysis | 5/1/2008

BT has joined AT&T in unveiling inter-company telepresence services based on Cisco's immersive, multimedia conferencing technology

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