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Mobile Video: a $16B Market in 5 Years?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/29/2009

US and Italy are advanced markets today, but Asia/Pac will be the growth engine puffing up mobile TV and video over the next few years

WiMax & LTE Meet the Real World
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2009

Unstrung tries to get beyond the theoretical peak speeds of new mobile broadband networks from AT&T, Clearwire, and Verizon

BT Bonus Brouhaha
EuroBlog | 5/28/2009

9:30 AM Focus on 'rewards for failure' at BT

Operators Push for LTE Automation
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2009

Self-Organizing Networks (SONs) are hot, but vendors can't yet match carriers' demands for LTE kit that configures and optimizes itself

AT&T Boosts 3G Networks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/27/2009

The carrier will be spending nearly $18 billion to double the speed of its mobile data networks up to 7.2 Mbit/s

T-Mobile: Voice Discord Threatens LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2009

T-Mobile urges industry to select a unified approach for delivering early voice-over-LTE services and says it can't wait for IMS

Little Laptops Could Drive Big Data Usage
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2009

Predicted growth in netbook market from Pyramid is another sign that tiny computers could have a big impact on 3G and proto-4G networks

Hulu Heads for UK
EuroBlog | 5/22/2009

12:20 PM Because we don't have enough choice already...

Everyone Loves IBM
Craig's A-List | 5/22/2009

7:40 AM Partnerships everywhere. Is it soup yet?

Verizon: Optical Equals Cheaper LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2009

Verizon VP explains – on video – how moving to packet-optical backhaul could have costs benefits at the cell tower

Is Woven Systems Coming Unraveled?
News Analysis | 5/21/2009

It may be curtains if the 10Gig switch vendor can't secure another round of funding soon

AT&T: Look Before You Leap
Jonestown | 5/20/2009

5:40 PM Subs and spectrum are key in rumored AT&T buyout plans

Photos: Ethernet Expo Europe Part II
Slide Shows | 5/20/2009

Who put on their best faces for this year's Ethernet Expo Europe event in London? Find out in this selection of pics

Carriers Warm to LTE Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/20/2009

T-Mobile believes femtocell adoption could suit LTE more than 3G, but network planning issues rank high in carrier concerns

Moto Freezes UMTS Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/20/2009

Motorola shifts femto focus from UMTS to CDMA, WiMax, and LTE as operators size up the opportunity for the tiny base stations

Telenor to Test Huawei LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/20/2009

LTE heats up in the Nordics as Telenor reveals plans for a field trial this summer testing gear from Huawei

LR Live: Verizon Plots 100 GigE RFP
News Analysis | 5/19/2009

Speaking at a Light Reading Live event, Verizon veep Stuart Elby explains the carrier's need for backbone speed

Interoute's Matthew Finnie
LRTV Interviews | 5/19/2009

Matthew Finnie, CTO and CIO of pan-European carrier Interoute, talks to Ray Le Maistre about using Carrier Ethernet to simplify his firm's corporate offerings

T-Mobile, Orange Open Up on LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2009

European operators list a host of technical hurdles LTE has to clear before it's commercially ready

Pyramid: LTE Growth Will Outpace 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2009

New report says that lower costs, a bigger community, and early Chinese interest will help make LTE the biggest mobile standard yet

Ethernet Expo: KDDI, Tata Go Global
News Analysis | 5/15/2009

KDDI and Tata Communications boast significant growth in Ethernet service sales and outline their plans and challenges

Photos: Ethernet Expo Europe Part I
Slide Shows | 5/15/2009

Ethernet Expo: Europe 2009 was buzzing – check out the pics from this year's show

Carrier Ethernet Suffers Shrinkage
News Analysis | 5/15/2009

The carrier Ethernet switch/router market will shrink in value this year before growing again in 2010, according to Heavy Reading

Is Nokia's Ovi Finnish'd?
LR Mobile Column | 5/14/2009

Capping investment in Ovi signals that Nokia isn't as sold on services as it once was – and that compounds its competitive issues

Ethernet Expo Europe Awards: The Winners
News Analysis | 5/14/2009

Find out who won the inaugural Ethernet Expo Europe Awards, handed out Thursday in London

Ethernet Expo Europe Awards: The Winners
LRTV Soundbites | 5/14/2009

The four inaugural winners were announced today with two Vendor of the Year awards and two Service Provider of the Year awards

Steve Best, BT Wholesale
LRTV Interviews | 5/14/2009

BT Wholesale Director of Product Management talks to Georgina Burnett about BT's Carrier Ethernet strategy and the extent to which enterprise users are substituting legacy TDM services with Ethernet

BT Cuts Jobs, Capex
EuroBlog | 5/14/2009

10:10 AM Full year loss prompts cost cuts at BT

Chris MacFarland, Chief Operating Officer, Masergy
LRTV Interviews | 5/14/2009

The COO of network service provider Masergy talks to Georgina Burnett about how lower corporate travel budgets have led to an increase in demand for HD videoconferencing services

It's Spelled S-Y-S-C-O
Craig's A-List | 5/13/2009

5:30 PM Logic-stretching link of the week

ADVA, Ethos Enter Ethernet Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2009

Two vendors unveil Ethernet-based backhaul products for mobile operators at Ethernet Expo Europe

Ethernet Expo: COLT Calls the Shots
News Analysis | 5/13/2009

COLT CTO calls on carriers to cooperate more to enable global, end-to-end Ethernet connectivity

Key Innovations for Carrier-Class Ethernet
LRTV Interviews | 5/13/2009

Heavy Reading's Stan Hubbard talks about the key innovations in Carrier Ethernet technology for 2009, including the ability to scrutinize frame delay, jitter, and packet loss

Hot Topics of Ethernet Expo Europe 2009
LRTV Soundbites | 5/13/2009

Light Reading's Ray LeMaistre talks to Georgina Burnett about the hot topics from Day 1 of Ethernet Expo Europe

Clearwire Considering WiMax Polygamy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2009

Clearwire is talking to multiple vendors as its radio access network strategy takes shape

Iometrix Global Interconnect Demo
LRTV Interviews | 5/13/2009

Testing and standards company Iometrix's 'Global Interconnect' demonstration of a round-the-world Carrier Ethernet circuit – the first time that a globally interconnected Carrier Ethernet service has demo'd using broadcast-quality video

AlcaLu Takes VPN Apps Into the Cloud
News Analysis | 5/13/2009

Cisco WiMax Devices?
Jonestown | 5/13/2009

10:20 AM Maybe here's what's in store...

Dr. Alireza Mahmoodshahi
LRTV Interviews | 5/13/2009

Georgina Burnett talks to COLT Telecom Group's CTO about recent innovations in carrier-class Ethernet technology and whether affordable end-to-end Carrier Ethernet connectivity has at last become a reality

Cisco Hooks Up With Clearwire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2009

Cisco finally makes a WiMax move, linking with Clearwire to provide IP NGN architecture and devices for the upcoming mobile broadband network

Who Will Buy Verizon's Alltel Leftovers?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2009

Analyst says interest from carriers is less likely, but doesn't rule out a lowball private equity bid

Ethernet Expo Europe 2009: Day 1
LRTV Soundbites | 5/13/2009

Georgina Burnett talks to International News Editor Ray LeMaistre about what he expects to see at this year's event

Arista Counts 10GEs
Craig's A-List | 5/12/2009

5:50 PM And its got some words about Cisco's 'unified' world

Carrier CTO Slams Vendor Complexity
News Analysis | 5/12/2009

Interoute's CTO has some issues with the telecom vendor community, and he's ready to share them at this week's Ethernet Expo in London

Vodafone Puts Its Apps in Gear
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2009

Vodafone hatches plan for its own apps store and launches initiative to win over developers

Cisco Beckons Carriers to the Cloud
News Analysis | 5/12/2009

Vendors are anxious to get carriers into providing cloud services, but the reality is proving to be complex

AT&T Buys Some Verizon-Alltel Assets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2009

$2.35B deal nets AT&T 1.5M new subs in rural areas, and more deals may follow

Ethernet Crew Converges on London
EuroBlog | 5/11/2009

2:55 PM Ethernet Expo event shapes up with key services demo

Interop Preview: The Switch Is On
News Analysis | 5/11/2009

3Com, Brocade, and Force10 take their opening shots against Cisco with new products announced in advance of Interop

AT&T: Hurry Up & Wait
Jonestown | 5/7/2009

2:40 PM For LTE... Carrier may choose Huawei for proto-4G trials

Verizon Saves Millions With OSS Strategy
News Analysis | 5/7/2009

Carrier deployed a single OSS platform to manage its optical and Ethernet assets, and the move has paid off, says Verizon exec

Verizon Wants LTE ASAP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2009

Verizon Wireless CTO says it needs LTE in the US as soon as possible and that mobile data pricing is inhibiting market growth

V'fone Germany to Test LTE for Rural Broadband
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2009

In Germany, the operator will test LTE at 800 MHz, a choice that could be key to the country's national broadband plan

SAP's Proof Point
EuroBlog | 5/7/2009

9:45 AM Could SAP's M&A move be a test run ahead of bigger deals?

Why Cisco's Happy
Craig's A-List | 5/7/2009

9:05 AM News got less worse, but things still aren't great

Femtos on Androids
Wireless Bits | 5/6/2009

9:50 AM Android phones that know when they're in the femtozone

Nokia Siemens Bags OSS Smarts
News Analysis | 5/6/2009

Nokia Siemens Networks bolsters its management capabilities by striking a deal to integrate EMC's Smarts IP-aware software into its NetAct OSS

Sprint Goes Low
Jonestown | 5/4/2009

3:35 PM Does Sprint's $50 Boost signal the future for the company? Or is it merely a sign or the times?

BT Slows Down 21CN, Scraps Converged Service
News Analysis | 5/1/2009

BT slows down its 21CN next-generation rollout and withdraws an initial converged service, but denies the project has been suspended

Netronome Reigniting Intel's IXP
News Analysis | 5/1/2009

Two years after Intel gave up on its network processor, Netronome is giving the chips new juice in hopes of preserving a market-share lead

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