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Unstrung Takes a Holiday
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/30/2006

But we'll be back Wednesday, July 5 with the very best in wireless news. In the meantime...

New Q Review
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/30/2006

For a comparison of the new, cool smartphones, we go straight to the IT guys

Net Processors Await an IPO
News Analysis | 6/30/2006

Wintegra's IPO gets delayed, while Bay Micro says its turn could come in a year or so

Is Google Going Dark on Fiber?
News Analysis | 6/30/2006

Google may be rethinking its plans to build a fiber transport network

Will Software Kill the IPTV Set-Top?
News Analysis | 6/30/2006

Sources say Verimatrix is building a PC-based media player that will be as secure as a set-top box

David Croslin, Chief Product Architect, Verizon Business
LRTV Interviews | 6/30/2006

David Croslin the chief product architect at Verizon Business discusses the challenge of dealing with enterprise mobility, what IP convergence really means, and fills us in on Verizon's quest for IMS

Jumpstarting Mobile Collaboration
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/29/2006

Lotus Sametime update extends messaging and workflow tools to mobile devices

Lucatel: Full Steam Ahead
News Analysis | 6/29/2006

The Alcatel/Lucent merger process appears to be going better than expected, but it's not all plain sailing, say sources

Is Nortel the Old Maid in Telecom M&A?
News Analysis | 6/29/2006

Lacking a likely merger partner, Nortel might be best off slimming itself down, analysts say

iAnywhere Bundles Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/28/2006

iAnywhere offers modular mobile bundle, analysts expect to see others in the industry follow suit

Foundry, VeriSign in Stock Option Probes
News Analysis | 6/28/2006

Another couple of companies are being investigated for alleged 'back-dating' of stock option awards

Investors Share Wireless Funding Wisdom
News Analysis | 6/28/2006

Investors looking to fund new wireless companies are keen to put their money where the data is

Time Warner Goes Dualmode
News Analysis | 6/27/2006

Time Warner Cable is getting ready to offer a wireless phone service that works on WiFi connections, too

Mobile Content, No Lifeline
Cutting Loose | 6/27/2006

Mobile carriers are looking under the wrong rocks for new revenues

700MHz Debate: Safety or Shopping?
News Analysis | 6/27/2006

At the WCA conference, two industry experts argue about what to do with a controversial band of spectrum

XML Networking's Carrier Appeal
Column | 6/27/2006

As companies of all types rush to adopt SOA and build applications based on Web services, the growth of the XML market is undeniable

Microsoft Unifies Its Plans
Jonestown | 6/26/2006

Where exactly does wireless fit?

AT&T, Cisco Elbow Into Akimbo
News Analysis | 6/26/2006

AT&T and Cisco are looking to the aggregator Akimbo to help the two giants play in the new frontier of Internet video

Redback Shares Stumble
News Analysis | 6/26/2006

Analyst cites 'choppiness' in Redback ratings chop

The Great Router Giveaway
The Martin Chronicles | 6/26/2006

Will 'Foneros' become hotspot Robin Hoods?

Lucent 'Not Interested' in Nitel
News Analysis | 6/26/2006

Lucent denies reports that it's part of a consortium bidding for a controlling stake in Nigeria's national operator

BT Gets Back Into Japan
News Analysis | 6/26/2006

BT forms joint venture with KDDI to target Japan's largest multinationals

Good Hooks Into Lotus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/26/2006

BlackBerry rival eyes 125 million Lotus Notes users

Intel Wows With Dualmode WiMax
News Analysis | 6/23/2006

Intel is introducing a client chipset that supports both the fixed and mobile versions of WiMax

SoonR Gets Mac Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/23/2006

PC-to-your-mobile startup extends support to the Apple world while defining key user cases

Paul Reynolds, CEO, BT Wholesale
LRTV Interviews | 6/23/2006

Mass migrations aren't just for the birds. Paul Reynolds, CEO of BT Wholesale, discusses what his company has to accomplish so that, in the coming months, it can start migrating 150,000+ customers a week to its 21st Century Network

Who's Going to Buy Tellabs?
News Analysis | 6/23/2006

Many in the analyst community are asking 'who's next' in the wake of the Siemens/Nokia tie-up

Re-Boot in Yuma
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/22/2006

Arizona ISP calls foul on muni network contract with outside provider Kite

A Roese Is a Roese Is a New CTO
News Analysis | 6/22/2006

John J. Roese, Nortel's new CTO, comes from Broadcom, where he served as vice president and CTO for networking technologies

FCC Dials VOIP for USF
News Analysis | 6/21/2006

The FCC ruled Wednesday that some two thirds of VOIP revenues are assessable for contribution to the Universal Service Fund

BATM Snaps Up Metrobility
News Analysis | 6/21/2006

BATM, better known as Telco Systems, shells out less than $7 million for Ethernet access vendor

BelAir Marries Mesh & WiMax
News Analysis | 6/21/2006

BelAir is set to introduce a WiMax radio module for use in wireless mesh networks UPDATED 12:20 PM

BelAir Marries Mesh & WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/21/2006

BelAir is set to introduce a WiMax radio module for use in wireless mesh networks

Wireless Mesh Passes Test
News Analysis | 6/20/2006

An exhaustive test of new wireless mesh networking gear shows impressive results from multiple radio technology

Aruba, Ruckus Team on WiFi Gear
News Analysis | 6/20/2006

Aruba Wireless and Ruckus Wireless are teaming up on WiFi products that carriers may use to offer managed WiFi services

There's a New Bully on the Block
News Analysis | 6/19/2006

Nokia Siemens Networks will be the third largest telecom equipment vendor in the world

Post Nokia Siemens, Whither Nortel, Others?
News Analysis | 6/19/2006

Analysts are positive about the Nokia/Siemens tie-up, but see downside for others, particularly Nortel and Juniper

Nokia, Siemens Create Networks Giant
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/19/2006

Creating a network infrastructure 50/50 joint venture called Nokia Siemens Networks with annual revenues of nearly $20 billion

Going Mobile? Get Help
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/16/2006

The market for 'mobile managed services' is set to explode

Penguin Goes Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/16/2006

Operators and vendors look to take the smartphone low-road with standardized Linux OS

Reliance Dabbling With Dual Networks
News Analysis | 6/16/2006

Indian carrier's interest in GSM spectrum has folks wondering what will become of its massive CDMA network

Reef Point Lands $21M, Gets Woody
News Analysis | 6/15/2006

The security gateway company gets a new funding round, as industry vet Woody Ritchey joins as its fifth CEO

Reality Bites Muni WiFi
The Martin Chronicles | 6/15/2006

Activists question 'backroom' deals for citywide mesh networks

Bidders Abound for Sprint Pseudowire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/15/2006

Sprint's broadly worded pseudowire RFP is attracting more vendor attention

Bidders Abound for Sprint Pseudowire RFP
News Analysis | 6/15/2006

Sprint's broadly worded pseudowire RFP is attracting more vendor attention

Cingular Pushes MS Email
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/14/2006

Cingular follows in Verizon's footsteps with a Redmond push

TenXc Makes 2X Capacity Claim
News Analysis | 6/14/2006

TenXc says carriers are hot for its antenna array products, which can double the capacity of a cell site

Globalcomm 2006: In Pictures
Slide Shows | 6/13/2006

We went to Globalcomm 2006 and, well, we snapped

Moto: Mobile WiMax Is In
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/13/2006

Motorola's move to skip fixed WiMax and go straight to 802.16e shows a wrinkle in the market

Moto: Mobile WiMax Is In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2006

Motorola's move to skip fixed WiMax and go straight to 802.16e shows a wrinkle in the market

The Globalcomm Big Picture
Cutting Loose | 6/13/2006

How is a big tradeshow like the Bible?

FT Eyes Emerging Market M&A
News Analysis | 6/13/2006

France Telecom is looking to Africa and Asia/Pacific for acquisitions, according to its CEO

Avaya Styles Hybrid Phones
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/12/2006

PBX vendor offers up new VOIP phones with WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities

SEC Informaling Broadcom
News Analysis | 6/12/2006

The communications microchip maker says the SEC will soon begin an 'informal' inquiry into the company's options granting practices

Sprint Nextel Surfs the Pseudowires
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/12/2006

Sprint Nextel has issued a large RFP for a rollout of pseudowires in its wireless network, sources say UPDATED 6/13 11:45 AM

The Phony Smartphone Price War
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2006

There's more than meets the eye to the falling prices of new smartphones in the US

Wipro Sweeps Across Europe
News Analysis | 6/9/2006

Outsourcing giant Wipro acquires Finnish wireless network software company Saraware as it continues its Euro shopping spree

Globalcomm 2006: A Look Back
LRTV Globalcomm | 6/9/2006

Oh, boy are we, um... tired. (Yeah, that's it.) So we present this final show from Globalcomm 2006 in highlight form, hitting on some of the most interesting telecom insights and sound bites from the show. Guests in this special show include TIA President Matt Flanigan, Nortel's George Riedel, Globecast's Christian Pinon, Cam Cullen of Reef Point Systems, and retired Ciena mascot, Lightworks Lou

Cisco to Buy VOIP Apps Firms
News Analysis | 6/9/2006

Cisco is spending $48M to flesh out its Unified Communications strategy

IMS: Cable's Difference Maker
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/9/2006

The most eager IMS adopters are turning out to be cable operators and wireline carriers, equipment makers say

Two Charged in VOIP Hacking Scandal
News Analysis | 6/9/2006

Authorities say two men ran a wholesale VOIP business using allegedly fake codes to load call traffic onto unsuspecting VOIP networks

Deep-Packet Offerings Proliferate
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/9/2006

Ellacoya, Sandvine join Allot in launching new tools for deep packet inspection

Analyst Makes Good
Nearpoints | 6/8/2006

Why my competitors are my friends

Talkin' Up VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/8/2006

WiFi VOIP use is more widespread than you might expect, according to Unstrung readers

Lucatel Tightens Grip on Telefónica
News Analysis | 6/8/2006

With Alcatel winning a significant deal at Telefónica, the carrier is heavily reliant on the French vendor and its bride to be, Lucent

Globalcomm 2006: Broadband
LRTV Globalcomm | 6/8/2006

Our final day at Globalcomm 2006 features breaking news from Nortel's George Riedel, as well as insights on the broadband market from BT Wholesale's Paul Reynolds, AT&T's Robin Bienfait, Alcatel's Basil Alwan, and Patrick Esser, President of Cox Communications

Motorola's Maximum WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/7/2006

Touting a mobile broadband ecosystem, Motorola eyes a comprehensive landscape

Protect Your Mesh
Jonestown | 6/7/2006

Education will be crucial to user security on citywide mesh, says public access veteran

Microsoft's Crossbow a Draw in 2007?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2006

Analysts expect enterprise email and security updates in the next Windows Mobile operating system

Cox Chief Promises Wireless
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/6/2006

Cox President Patrick Esser says they'll pursue wireless services by year's end

Wireless Requires Flexibility, Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2006

Commercial mortgage exec warns not to overlook users' needs

Ericsson Fills Its VDSL 'Black Hole'
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/6/2006

Unveils a VDSL2-based remote DSLAM, starts developing its own home gateway, and sheds some light on the Ciena connection

Globalcomm Day One
LRTV Globalcomm | 6/6/2006

LRTV's first day at Globalcomm 2006 features interviews with TIA president Matt Flanigan, UIEvolution president Chris Ruff, Heavy Reading's Rick Thompson, and commentary by special correspondent Ed Wrankle

FCC's Martin Preaches Competition
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/6/2006

Video franchising good, line-sharing bad, says FCC Chairman in yesterday's Globalcomm afternoon keynote

Ericsson Brings the IPTV
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/5/2006

Ericsson, with a little help from Kasenna, is bringing to market its own flavor of end-to-end IPTV

RIM Chief: Spectrum Is Limiting Resource
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/5/2006

RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis says the wireless industry needs to be more aware of the bandwidth limits of cellular networks

Lucent Focuses on Acuity
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/5/2006

Lucent tackles session management and QOS with a new architecture, and a packet-aware optical switch

Juniper Makes Its Ethernet Move
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/5/2006

At last! Juniper gets a Layer 2 story with Ethernet cards for the M- and T-series routers

JetBlue, AirCell Win Some Airtime
News Analysis | 6/2/2006

The FCC auction of two nationwide air-to-ground spectrum licenses finally ended today

Moto Queues Up With Q
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2006

Analsysts say Moto must release a 3G GSM Q Smartphone to meet ambitious sales predictions

IPTV, Alcatel Still Dog Juniper
Globalcomm News Analysis | 6/2/2006

The company comes into Globalcomm still facing criticisms about IPTV, Ethernet, and a lackluster stock performance

Vonage: Burned by Bundles
Column | 6/2/2006

Without a compelling suite of services Vonage doesn't have many strategic options

What's Up With Force10's Vonage Deal?
News Analysis | 6/2/2006

Vonage's recent S-1 filing points out that Vonage and Force10 have some VCs, board members – and a deal – in common

Verizon Wireless to Give SMS a Voice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2006

Verizon Wireless is planning to launch services that let subscribers send text messages from cellphones to landlines

Verizon Wireless to Give SMS a Voice
News Analysis | 6/1/2006

Verizon Wireless is planning to launch services that let subscribers send text messages from cellphones to landlines

Sprint Ventures Into Mobile Security
News Analysis | 6/1/2006

Sprint Nextel's new venture capital group aims to find startup deals in mobile security, advertising, and convergence

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