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Airspan Scores Ericsson OEM
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/30/2005

Broadband wireless vendor confirms high-profile 802.16 reseller deal

Force10 Revs Revenues
News Analysis | 6/30/2005

The startup is approaching a $60M revenue year, investor Dick Kramlich says in a Light Reading interview

VP Jumps From Juniper
News Analysis | 6/30/2005

Marketing VP Christine Heckart has left Juniper to become general manager of marketing at Microsoft TV

NTT Takes Ethernet Global
News Analysis | 6/30/2005

NTT launches global Ethernet virtual private line service

Ethernet Faces OA&M Challenge
News Analysis | 6/30/2005

Carrier Ethernet services are alive and kicking and in demand, but they still face operational challenges

The Appliance Diaries
The Philter | 6/30/2005

Eurobites: Merger Mania
Column | 6/30/2005

Europe's carriers look at home and abroad for acquisition opportunities, plus other continental tidbits

IDT Dials Up Net2Phone
News Analysis | 6/29/2005

Already holding a majority stake in Net2Phone, IDT prepares a bid to acquire the rest

Copper Mountain Man Goes FMC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/28/2005

UMA startup Kineto taps Rick Gilbert as its permanent CEO

BT's Bross: Ethernet Will Deliver
News Analysis | 6/28/2005

Interoperability is key when building an Ethernet network, says BT's top technologist

Infranet Becomes IPsphere
News Analysis | 6/28/2005

With Cisco and Alcatel on board, the successor to Juniper's Infranet council is ready to roll

Energis Deal Energizes Xtera
News Analysis | 6/28/2005

Xtera has found a customer in UK operator Energis, according to sources

Supremes Sing Cable's Praises
News Analysis | 6/27/2005

The Supreme Court rules in a 6-3 decision Monday that cable broadband providers do not have to share access lines with ISPs

Extreme's Second Wind
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/27/2005

Extreme's second wave of enterprise wireless LAN switching gear is coming

Extreme Opens R&D in India
News Analysis | 6/24/2005

The new center adds jobs to the payroll, officials stress

Globalcomm Rallies in Show Poll
News Analysis | 6/24/2005

Globalcomm makes a poll comeback while vendors are forced to play favorites with their marketing budgets

Smaller Carriers Go Big With VPLS
News Analysis | 6/24/2005

BT's 21CN plans remain on track, but the UK's smaller carriers are touting their own next-gen IP networks now

AT&T Goes Global (Again)
News Analysis | 6/23/2005

Expands its international capabilities, particularly in China, as it looks to reap rewards from a $10B investment

LR Poll: USTA Takes Show Lead
News Analysis | 6/23/2005

Supercomm is dead, and a two-horse race is fast and furious to determine what will be the next Big Show

Huawei Plans to Triple Euro Business
News Analysis | 6/22/2005

Vendor makes European sales projections, plays down acquisition talk, reiterates IPO position

Cisco Speaks Applications
News Analysis | 6/21/2005

The debut of AON is a bold new direction but could cause friction with enterprise middleware partners

AT&T: We've Got FMC Too
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/21/2005

Says BT and BellSouth aren't the only major carriers working on a fixed/mobile convergence offering

Supercomm 2005 Review
LRTV Supercomm | 6/21/2005

Convergence, carrier trends, and monkey humor mark this lightning fast look back at Supercomm 2005

Huawei Unveils God Box
News Analysis | 6/21/2005

Launches product that combines B-RAS, session controller, firewall, and deep packet inspection

Airspan Preps OEM Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/21/2005

Broadband wireless vendor is set to announce high-profile WiMax partnership – Ericsson appears likely candidate

Acronym Olympics
Light Ranting | 6/20/2005

Cisco Set to Detail XML Strategy
News Analysis | 6/20/2005

Expected to announce Application-Oriented Networking (AON) and its strategy for XML networking

IPWireless Scores at T-Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/20/2005

As expected, UMTS-TDD vendor wins high-profile Czech deal

Ericsson Swoops on Axxessit
News Analysis | 6/20/2005

Ericsson offers to buy Norwegian MSPP vendor for $51 million in cash to bolster its metro Ethernet capabilities

Ericsson Faces Switch Battle
News Analysis | 6/20/2005

Unstrung Insider warns of threat to vendor’s mobile softswitch crown

NetCentrex Tackles IMS (and Huawei)
News Analysis | 6/17/2005

NetCentrex gears up for the emergence of IMS and looks for ways to work around Huawei's competitive pricing

CoSine: 'Come & Get Us'
News Analysis | 6/17/2005

After selling off most of its assets, troubled vendor CoSine is now touting its intellectual property

Raj Singh Resurfaces
News Analysis | 6/17/2005

The Fiberlane legend is running another company, possibly targeting XML chips

Ericsson Faces Switch Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/17/2005

Unstrung Insider warns of threat to vendor’s mobile softswitch crown

Sycamore: The Great Nothing
Column | 6/17/2005

The Way of Sycamore could lead to the Ultimate Nothing

Exponential-e Woos Media
News Analysis | 6/17/2005

With Ethernet providers increasingly targeting vertical markets, Exponential-e goes for the media sector

Cisco Buys Startup for $1.2M per Employee
News Analysis | 6/16/2005

Eight-month old, 11-person security firm is picked up by its landlord, Cisco

Telecom Startups Play in XML
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/15/2005

Startups are pitching XML routers for telco networks, but Cisco isn't far behind

Mobile NGN: A Step Toward IMS & the All-IP Core
LR Mobile Column | 6/15/2005

Mobile NGN: A Step Toward IMS & All-IP Core
Softswitch and IP technology is having a disruptive impact on mobile core network design, with knock-on effects on the vendor landscape

RBOCs Cast Wide GPON Net
News Analysis | 6/14/2005

Further details of the RBOCs' RFI for GPON equipment, and their plans to compete with cable operators, are coming to light

RBOCs Moving on MidBand Ethernet?
News Analysis | 6/14/2005

A group of small companies is helping carriers cross the last mile with Ethernet, and the RBOCs have taken notice

Wireless Scuttlebutt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/14/2005

Nokia linked to Alvarion OEM, Megisto rumored to be on the ropes, and Flarion finds Finnish friends

Aruba Wins Microsoft Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2005

Aruba wins massive worldwide deployment deal with the software giant

IPTV Alters Network Landscape
News Analysis | 6/13/2005

IPTV requires new switching and routing architectures, and may not be a slam dunk for Cisco and Juniper

Proxim Sells Assets for $21M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2005

Moseley Associates buys struggling vendor in a deal previously hinted at by Unstrung

Nokia and Intel Team on WiMAX
BroadBananas | 6/10/2005

Nokia, the top supplier of mobile handsets, and chip giant Intel Corp. announced a cooperation agreement today aimed at accelerating the development, adoption and deployment of WiMAX technology.

Supercomm 2005: Thursday
LRTV Supercomm | 6/10/2005

Discussions of WiMax and carrier Ethernet services dominate the final day of Supercomm 2005

Nokia Commits to Mobile WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2005

Finnish vendor teams with Intel ahead of 802.16e standardization later this year

We've Got Our IPTV
Column | 6/10/2005

IPTV not working? Sure it works – try it out

Nortel COO Resigns
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2005

Former Cisco exec leaves the COO spot at Nortel after just three months on the job. CTO departs, too

Nortel COO Resigns
News Analysis | 6/10/2005

Former Cisco exec leaves Nortel after just three months. CTO departs, too

Ethernet Goes Wide at Supercomm
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/10/2005

Ethernet providers look to advanced services at Supercomm

Supercomm 2005: Wednesday
LRTV Supercomm | 6/9/2005

LRTV's coverage of Supercomm 2005 - featuring more interviews with industry movers and shakers such as Bill Smith, CTO of BellSouth

Cisco, Alcatel Join Infranet Successor
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/9/2005

The Infranet is dead! Long live the Infranet! The IIC is reborn as standards-based effort with more vendor support

Supercomm Snippets
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/9/2005

M&A murmurs, ZTE's North American plans, and more chitchat from the show floor

UMA Gains Ground
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2005

Alcatel and Nokia talk up convergence work as BT preps Bluephone service launch

Ericsson, Broadsoft Snack on Danish
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/9/2005

Two vendors team on IMS as Ericsson lands another deal as integrator for a European operator

Sonus Cleared by SEC, Stock Jumps
News Analysis | 6/8/2005

Volatile shares pop 6 percent as multiyear accounting mess winds down

Infranet Seeks Image Change
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/8/2005

The Infranet Initiative is toning down its Juniper roots in hopes of attracting certain other vendors

Supercomm 2005: Tuesday
LRTV Supercomm | 6/8/2005

LRTV's Supercomm 2005 continues

IMS: Pulling the Pieces Together
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/7/2005

Mobile convergence startups and established networking vendors are, er, converging at Supercomm

IBM Scopes Out IPTV Party
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/7/2005

The global integrator is positioning itself for telco video, cutting in on Alcatel and Microsoft

Alcatel Launches Service Manager
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/7/2005

Teams with Bridgewater to offer subscriber and service management for triple-play networks

BellSouth Maxes in Georgia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/7/2005

Plans trial of wireless broadband kit from Navini this August in Athens, Ga.

Keynote Kronicles
Light Ranting | 6/7/2005

Supercomm 2005: Monday
LRTV Supercomm | 6/7/2005

IMS, ATCA, and fixed/mobile convergence are already emerging as big stories at Supercomm 2005.

ROADMs Roll On
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/7/2005

New technologies keep the ROADM momentum flowing at Supercomm, but the volume is still not there

Juniper Aims E-Series at IPTV
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/6/2005

The new E320 increases Juniper's B-RAS capacity to 320 Gbit/s and 128,000 subscribers to accommodate IPTV

LRTV Supercomm Preview
LRTV Supercomm | 6/6/2005

What are the biggest opportunities and challenges facing carriers in 2005? LRTV arrived the day before Supercomm 2005 to ask exhibitors and show organizers what they think.

Ericsson Acquires NetSpira
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2005

Incumbent vendor purchases Spanish data services platform startup for undisclosed sum

Supercomm Preview, Part I
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/3/2005

Heavy Reading analysts sharpen their pencils and turn their eyes to the key trends in store for next week

Tazz Welcomes May in June
News Analysis | 6/2/2005

Adds new CEO to go with latest funding as broadband growth bolsters policy management sector

Crescent Fertile for Marconi
News Analysis | 6/2/2005

Now called the Marconi Service Router, the former Crescent box is picking up revenues and new features

Sprint Chases SDP Success
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2005

Carrier says it has already won 10 enterprise customer deals for its service delivery platform

Nortel Posts Q1 Loss
News Analysis | 6/1/2005

Charges send it into the red, but revenues are up

Alcatel Makes Aruba Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2005

Says partnership will boost its fixed/mobile convergence story

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