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Cool Hand Vik
News Analysis | 7/31/2002

What's it mean when an analyst keeps recommending a falling stock? You might want to ask Vik Grover

Local Spam for Local People
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/31/2002

Could Microsoft and AT&T Wireless's deal be the first harbinger of a tidal wave of crap arriving on your cellphone?

Verizon: More Capex Cuts
News Analysis | 7/31/2002

Verizon cuts 2002 guidance and capital spending again, but investors applaud quarterly earnings

Internet Photonics Pipes in $31M
News Analysis | 7/31/2002

Company melds Ethernet access with Sonet and has a two-pronged sales strategy

AT&T, Microsoft Hit the Road
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/31/2002

Redmond's redoubling its 'mobile worker' data push through a deal with AT&T Wireless

New Wave of Startup Layoffs
News Analysis | 7/31/2002

Caspian, Allegro, Movaz, and Centerpoint have all made cuts in the last two weeks. When will the bleeding stop?

WLAN/WAN, Thank You Qualcomm?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/30/2002

Qualcomm works up WLAN/WAN wonders

Juniper Shrinks Its SuperCore Router
News Analysis | 7/30/2002

Juniper introduces the T320, the entry box into the T-series. Could this be the reason Unisphere's MRX got canned?

Optical Companies Challenged by SEC
News Analysis | 7/30/2002

A full 25% of Light Reading Index companies have been asked by the SEC to vouch for their earnings; one's responded

Wavelink's Wireless Lock-In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/29/2002

Startup wants the industry to join it in embedding security for existing 802.11b WLAN systems

Report: Don't Forget Optical Software
News Analysis | 7/29/2002

CIR says network management software revenues aren't falling that far, particularly for ISVs

Whither WorldCom's Network?
News Analysis | 7/29/2002

What will become of one of the largest data networks in the world?

Genuity Gasps for Breath
News Analysis | 7/26/2002

Internet backbone? Who wants a stinkin' Internet backbone in 2002?

Optimists Look Toward 2003
News Analysis | 7/25/2002

Pundits pick their spots on the continuum of hope, as carriers gear up for 2003 budgeting and RFPs

Cisco Goes for an Open-Source Spin
News Analysis | 7/25/2002

Cisco announced its third acquisition of the year, yet another 'spin-in': Palo Alto-based AYR Networks

Losses, Lawsuits, and Scientology
News Analysis | 7/25/2002

Digital Lightwave's quirky majority shareholder, Bryan Zwan, draws critics as losses mount

T-Mobile US up for Grabs?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2002

German banker says Deutsche Telekom will cash in its US mobile asset one way or another

AT&T's Dorman Weighs In on WorldCom
News Analysis | 7/24/2002

AT&T's president says WorldCom's troubles run deep and its customers will notice

Promiscuous Telefónica
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2002

Spanish mobile operator is developing a reputation for putting itself about

AFC Resumes Growth
News Analysis | 7/24/2002

The telecom access company announced losses but saw revenue grow and reiterated guidance

Corning: 'We'll Do What It Takes'
News Analysis | 7/24/2002

Quarterly results show telecom sales worsening, but Corning execs say they'll take any action needed to get profitable

The New Legacy Network
News Analysis | 7/23/2002

The 'latest' multiservice switches indicate a renaissance for ATM -- and a possible delay for MPLS

Evans Takes Helm at Optovation
News Analysis | 7/23/2002

Former ONI Systems and Nortel executive takes his first CEO job at Optovation

Earnings News Batters LR Index
News Analysis | 7/23/2002

Drumbeat of tough earnings news from SBC, AT&T, and Lucent weighs on the telecom sector

T-Mobile Is Go
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2002

VoiceStream finally becomes T-Mobile US, but is now such a good time?

Intel: Comm Chips Commoditizing
News Analysis | 7/22/2002

Off-the-shelf components are the future of the telecom systems market, claims Intel communications group CTO

Finns Head for Limp Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2002

Sonera and Nokia stick by their 3G timetable, but all signs point to little more than a media showcase

No Relief From BellSouth
News Analysis | 7/22/2002

BellSouth doesn't ring up earnings as expected: It reports lower net income for Q2 and cuts its full-year forecast

Onex Chip Sees Light of Day
News Analysis | 7/22/2002

Finally, Transwitch announces some of the products resulting from its Onex acquisition

Stock Sales Draw Lawsuit at Amdocs
News Analysis | 7/22/2002

A lawsuit pokes into trades by execs and raises questions about a partnership called TOES Corp.

Top 25 Privates: Flarion at #1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2002

Alternative infrastructure player has nowhere to go but down on Unstrung's Top 25 private wireless companies list

Ericsson Scrambling for Cash
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2002

Shares plummet as pricing of rights issue makes the Swedish giant seem increasingly needy and uncertain

Cogent Hedges Fiber Bets
News Analysis | 7/19/2002

Cogent's new deal secures fiber at a time when the fate of some fiber sellers is unsure

Rainbow to Link WiFi & WAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2002

Intel and friends are working on enabling roaming between their planned US WLAN network and existing 2.5G networks

AT&T 's Armstrong Era Ending
News Analysis | 7/18/2002

David Dorman will become the company CEO, probably by the end of the year: Sign o'the times?

Extreme Trolls for a Bottom
News Analysis | 7/18/2002

Gigabit Ethernet player meets expectations and sees a slight increase in demand from US enterprise customers

Moto Goes to China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2002

Y'see, selling cheap phones is the key

Cisco's Nuti Moves to Symbol
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2002

Top Cisco service provider exec Bill Nuti takes an East Coast job with Symbol Technologies. What's it mean?

The New Reality of FSO
News Analysis | 7/17/2002

Bullish analysts appear to have overhyped the free space optics market and are backhauling toward reality

Cisco's Nuti Talks Up Move to Symbol
News Analysis | 7/17/2002

Top Cisco service provider exec Bill Nuti takes an East Coast job with Symbol Technologies. What's it mean?

Tellabs 'Stays the Course'
News Analysis | 7/17/2002

Tellabs' Q2 news isn't terrible. And being less than terrible these days may mean progress

SBC Takes a Dip Into PON
News Analysis | 7/16/2002

Alcatel, a relative newcomer to the PON world, has won a key contract with SBC. What's it mean for other players?

WLAN USA?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2002

Intel, AT&T, and others are said to be plotting a nationwide WLAN network

Terabeam Takes Another Flight Path
News Analysis | 7/16/2002

Free-space optics vendor Terabeam is streamlining its workforce and adding new radio products

RPR Gurus Set Fall Deadline
News Analysis | 7/16/2002

Proponents of Resilient Packet Ring technology want to lock down draft changes in September and finish in fall 2003

Telecom Turmoil Fires Up Debate
News Analysis | 7/16/2002

Readers fire in suggestions about government involvement and technological solutions for the telecom industry

Interoute Acquires Ebone
News Analysis | 7/15/2002

Interoute appears to have bought the primary assets of the Ebone portion of KPNQwest for pennies on the dollar

OnFiber Rolls With the Changes
News Analysis | 7/15/2002

OnFiber says it's booking a million per month after acquiring Sphera. Is that enough to support a turnaround?

Quantum Cipher Sent by Fiber
News Analysis | 7/15/2002

Swiss researchers have sent an 'uncrackable' quantum key over a 67km fiber link between Geneva and Lausanne

Sprint RFP Raises Hopes
News Analysis | 7/15/2002

The incumbent's scouting core multiservice switches, sources say. Is this really good news? and for whom?

A Regulator's Ball?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/15/2002

We suspect there is one big reason why rumors about Microsoft acquiring Ericsson will come to naught

KDDI Tries HDTV Over WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/15/2002

For a company unconvinced by the potential of WLAN technology, KDDI sure is spending a lot of time and energy on it

SpectraSwitch Takes a Holiday
News Analysis | 7/12/2002

Or rather, it's told its employees to take an indefinite vacation while it tries to raise a third round

Juniper Numbers Raise Questions
News Analysis | 7/12/2002

Analysts suspect some (legal) shenanigans in the accounts may be disguising some of Unisphere's revenues

Wakey Wakey, Microsoft!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2002

Its entry into the hot mobile management software market is going to be lackluster and late

The Face of the New Juniper
News Analysis | 7/11/2002

Juniper is expected to announce headcount reductions and product cancellations on its 2Q02 earnings call tonight

Redback Regroups With Narrower Loss
News Analysis | 7/11/2002

Redback's revenues and losses remain lean, as it leans on Nokia for sales

Alcatel Junked
News Analysis | 7/10/2002

Things look beret bleak for Alcatel as it becomes latest telecom company to have its debt downgraded to junk status

DoCoMo's Hush-Hush Talks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2002

Japanese giant chews the fat with fellow Asia/Pac leviathans -- but, we cry, about what exactly?

For Lucent, the Only Way Is Up
News Analysis | 7/10/2002

Lucent shares have climbed nearly 40 percent in the past few days with no real catalyst

AT&T/VoiceStream Rumors Rife
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2002

A published report suggests that AT&T and VoiceStream are in preliminary merger talks, but who's doing the driving?

Ciena's Optical Switch Fiesta
News Analysis | 7/9/2002

Ciena lands a deal with Telefonos de Mexico, the AT&T of Mexico; experts say foreign deals are now key for the firm

Danes Catch Europe's WLAN Bug
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2002

Danish operator TDC is latest Euro carrier to go ape for 802.11b

Microsoft Makes 802.11b Move
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2002

Redmond opts to build its own Windows wireless network kit, posing a threat to Cisco, Intel, et alia

Buffett Boosts Level 3
News Analysis | 7/8/2002

Level 3 raises $500 million via investments from Warren Buffett and others UPDATED 5:45PM

More M&A Misery
News Analysis | 7/8/2002

Buyouts remain the prime way to liquidity for venture-backed startups, but the opportunity is shrinking

WoZ Watch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2002

Where are the fruits of Wozniak's wireless endavour?

WorldCom: What's Next?
News Analysis | 7/5/2002

Chapter 11 is almost a sure thing. Bondholders hope for a fast, clean process, but it's likely to get messy

Cisco Wins Swiss WLAN Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2002

Adds Swisscom Mobile on top of BT deal, set to announce more telco customers for 802.11 kit

Savvis: Safe for Now
News Analysis | 7/5/2002

Savvis just raised an additional $20M, showing the importance of a focused strategy during a downturn

RBOCs 'Losing on Long Distance'
News Analysis | 7/5/2002

Report says they're winning lots of customers that nobody else wants

Xposing Xponent Photonics
News Analysis | 7/4/2002

Psst, it's a secret -- the old Ortel gang has got back together again, making lasers and receivers

Convergys Wins Fire Sale Bid
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/4/2002

Billing specialist pips ADC to buy up TelesensKSCL assets, including mobile operator client list

Lucent Dumps Enterprise Services
News Analysis | 7/3/2002

Lucent has sold its enterprise service business in an effort to focus on service-provider customers

SMS Hits 1B Mark in US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2002

America's leading SMS services company has reached 1 billion text messages a month but isn't holding its breath for MMS

Swiss Cool to 3G Concession
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2002

Decision to ease rollout timeline makes little difference or does not go far enough, say UMTS license-holders

Redback's Wireless Past
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2002

An old lawsuit reveals that Redback has been staking out the wireless equipment space for several years

Redback's Wireless Past
News Analysis | 7/3/2002

An old lawsuit reveals that Redback has been staking out the wireless equipment space for several years

Verizon Embraces Packet Voice
News Analysis | 7/3/2002

Verizon, using Nortel equipment, moves toward 'widespread' deployment of packet switches for its voice networks

Lucent Dabbles in IP Services
News Analysis | 7/2/2002

Lucent announced availability of its new IP Service router, raising questions about its strategy in the edge-router market

Procket's Got a Two-Pronged Plan
News Analysis | 7/2/2002

What's next for Procket? A source says it plans to sell to enterprise customers as well as service providers

Why JDSU Bought Scion
News Analysis | 7/2/2002

Scion accidentally leaves its customer list lying around where Light Reading can find it

KPNQwest Breaks Its Ebone
News Analysis | 7/2/2002

After buyout efforts fall apart, the Ebone portion of the KPNQwest network is shut down

Crescent Angles for the Edge
News Analysis | 7/1/2002

Stealthy startup took on $24M in funding in April and says it's going after the edge routing market

Carrier Scandals: Who's Next?
News Analysis | 7/1/2002

WorldCom may be the largest accounting scandal in US history, but it won't be the last, observers say.

Wood, Cellphone, Silence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2002

Bad news for attention seekers -- scientists have developed a wood laminate that blocks mobile calls

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