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Paltrow's Massive Wedge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/30/2002

A-list star splashes out on outrageously expensive handset, says our Hollywood reporter (based in London)

Sonera Confuses 3G With 2G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/30/2002

Finnish operator to launch '3G services' on its 2G network using current 2G phones. Real 3G delayed to 2003

Is Sycamore Startup Hunting?
News Analysis | 8/30/2002

Company seems to be surveying multiservice switch startups from atop its mountain of cash

Cerf Weighs In on AT&T-vs.-UUNet
News Analysis | 8/29/2002

Vinton Cerf launches his volley in the debate on the Internet traffic of WorldCom vs. AT&T UPDATED 8/30 12 PM

Trust Is Key to Wireless VPNs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/29/2002

Wireless Oracle finds enterprises wanting secure data access mobility find it hard to entrust a VPN solution to a third party

MobilCom Checks Into 3G's ER
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/29/2002

Teetering on brink of bankruptcy and set to become the latest casualty of the German UMTS pileup, France Telecom is its lifeline

Cisco's Security on a Switch
News Analysis | 8/29/2002

Cisco announces integrated security services on a switch; a big deal, however you slice it

Wireless Culture Clash
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/28/2002

The naked truth about the difference between the Korean and US mobile markets

Nortel's Bottom Sags
News Analysis | 8/28/2002

Yet another warning begs the question: How low can NT (and others like it) go before things turn around?

T-Mobile: WLAN Loner
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/27/2002

Could T-Mobile's HotSpot strategy push smaller rivals into each other's arms?

Can Intel Make Transceiver Peace?
News Analysis | 8/27/2002

Intel's new XPAK transceiver could help unification of competing specs... or betray a hidden agenda

Can SBC Spark Interest in QOS?
News Analysis | 8/27/2002

SBC has partnered with Sitara Networks to offer quality of service to enterprise customers. Is it too late?

Crescendo Corps Soars at Cisco
News Analysis | 8/27/2002

Nearly 9 years after their company was bought, Crescendo biggies still have top jobs at Cisco UPDATED 8/28 10AM

Wanted! Service Provider Pros
Column | 8/27/2002

Wanted! Service Provider Pros – Stephen Saunders

Flying Phones of Finland
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/26/2002

The fickle finger of fate falls on Finnish farmer in phone-flinging finals

Juniper's GGSN Gamble?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/26/2002

The firm could build its own wireless router, depending on how its relationships with Ericsson and Siemens shake out

Juniper's GGSN Gamble?
News Analysis | 8/26/2002

The firm could build its own wireless router, depending on how relationships with Ericsson & Siemens shake out

Fultz Joins AcceLight as CEO
News Analysis | 8/26/2002

The Pied Piper of acquisitions has just joined AcceLight as CEO. Is this startup as good as sold?

CoSine Flies From Spanish Deal
News Analysis | 8/26/2002

Insists it walked away from a contract, won by Lucent, for a Barcelona-based CLEC

Inkra Bags $30.1M
News Analysis | 8/26/2002

Inkra has received its second round of funding, but will that be enough to carry it to profitability?

Ample Crams in the Ports
News Analysis | 8/26/2002

Silicon startup says it can help system vendors boost the capacity of their existing equipment by a factor of four

Smile, You're on Cellular Camera
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/23/2002

Integrated imaging is the next crucial step in the growth of MMS and other wireless photo systems

Cisco's Creative Andiamo Options
News Analysis | 8/23/2002

Why were ordinary Cisco stock options not good enough for the Andiamo crew?

Resellers Pick Up Some Slack
News Analysis | 8/23/2002

Telecom equipment resellers look to fill in the gaps as vendors worldwide outsource sales and marketing

Riverstone Stock Sinks, Company Shifts
News Analysis | 8/23/2002

Stock hammered to under $1 after the company announces a 30% layoff and shifts focus to enterprise networks

NetScreen Acquires OneSecure
News Analysis | 8/22/2002

NetScreen plans to acquire OneSecure and its intrusion detection technology. What's it mean for the industry?

Flarion: 'Europe's Ready for Us'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/22/2002

Bedminster's OFDM crew sweeps into Europe with a mission to subvert the continent's wireless operators

Dune Digs Up $24M
News Analysis | 8/22/2002

Stealthy chip startup Dune Networks may be targeting terabit switch fabrics and packet processing

Ciena Follows the Incumbents
News Analysis | 8/22/2002

Reports weak Q3 earnings. Incumbents abroad have helped. But will the company be able to crack RBOCs at home?

Starbucks Hotspots (Slight Return)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/21/2002

Hold on, didn't T-Mobile already have WLAN hot spots in Starbucks?

Comm Chips Flip Out
News Analysis | 8/21/2002

There's a new list of what -- and who -- is hot in communications chips

CacheFlow Puts on Blue Coat
News Analysis | 8/21/2002

CacheFlow's changed its name, its focus, and its ticker symbol. Can it survive on security?

DT Serves Up American Pie
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/21/2002

T-Mobile USA makes itself more attractive to potential suitors as Deutsche Telekom stays tight-lipped about a possible sale

Furukawa Looks to Cable China
News Analysis | 8/21/2002

Perennially optimistic Furukawa buys another fiber plant, but this one's in China and might even be profitable

Cisco Buys Andiamo
News Analysis | 8/20/2002

Will pay up to $2.5 billion to spin in the Cisco-incubated SAN switch startup

Firstwave Follows the Feds
News Analysis | 8/20/2002

Stealthy all-optical startup has been quietly developing gear for the government and has landed a $29M contract

Nokia Extends Handset Share
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2002

Finns inch ever closer to their own little Holy Grail -- a 40 percent share of the global handset market

KPN Bites the 3G Bullet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2002

Dutch telco takes a massive hit on its non-domestic 3G assets but shows swelling revenues from 2G businesses

Agere's Exit From Opto: Sad but Sensible
Column | 8/20/2002

Agere’s Exit From Optoelectronics: Sad but Sensible – Jay Liebowitz

Core Routers: Bottoms Up?
News Analysis | 8/20/2002

Infonetics says the market for core routers will be halved in 2002, but there's an end in sight UPDATED 8/21 9AM

Euro CLEC Says 'Oui' to Atrica
News Analysis | 8/20/2002

Or is that 'Si'? Despite Atrica's win, it's not clear Spanish CLEC's parent France Telecom will follow suit

Tropic Touts Tracking Approach
NFOEC News Analysis | 8/19/2002

Tropic Networks will demo 'unique' optical management for its DWDM metro edge platform at NFOEC

XcelleNet Gives Intel a Boost
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2002

The chipmaker's first mobile product is based on XcelleNet's Afaria suite

Fortinet Hires Antivirus Guru
News Analysis | 8/19/2002

Fortinet has hired antivirus expert Joe Wells to drive its hardware-based anti-virus technology

Nortel to Cut Ultra Long Haul?
News Analysis | 8/19/2002

Nortel has shut down the development facility for its LH 4000. Does this spell curtains for the platform?

Cisco's Rich Uncle
News Analysis | 8/19/2002

Cisco's stability in the telecom recession depends largely on its contracts with Uncle Sam

Desperately Seeking Killer Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2002

Sony Ericsson makes plea to developers and promises to make them famous. Is that enticement enough?

Ricochet Rides Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2002

Things to do in Denver when you're alive: reinvent yourself to provide broadband where cable providers fear to tread

Telecom's Titanic Losers
News Analysis | 8/16/2002

Nortel and other telecom Goliaths lead the world in losses, according to Fortune magazine

Report: WiFi Kit Market Grows 8%
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2002

Worldwide 802.11 equipment sales reach $380.2M in 2Q 2002, says Dell'Oro Group market research firm

Alcatel and Nokia Bricking It
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2002

Top vendors turn to Lego for inspiration –- honest!

The Long Wait for WLAN/WAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/15/2002

As WLAN/WAN roaming hits yet another bump in the road, it could be years before cheap combination chipsets arrive

Nokia Users Stump Up More
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/15/2002

UK survey finds those using the Finnish giant's handsets have bigger mobile bills

SEC Deadline Triggers Paperwork Storm
News Analysis | 8/15/2002

Yesterday's deadline for financial certifications set off an information blitz. How important is it?

Lucent Terminates the LambdaRouter
News Analysis | 8/15/2002

The LambdaRouter takes its place in history, as Lucent confirms that the product is discontinued

AT&T Moves In for the Kill
News Analysis | 8/15/2002

Battling WorldCom over who owns the Internet and what would happen if WorldCom were to shut down

Tsunami Joins Tunable Party
News Analysis | 8/15/2002

Irish startup Tsunami Photonics set to unveil kit that speeds up the calibration of tunable lasers

Lights Out for Agere's Opto Biz
News Analysis | 8/14/2002

Agere's closing its business in optical components. What's that mean for competitors -- and for Lucent?

Europe's 3G License Giveaway
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/14/2002

They're up for grabs in Finland and Cyprus, but will anyone want them?

Nokia Sizes Up Taiwan Deals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2002

Is the Finnish giant looking for a cost-cutting outsourcing deal?

Fujitsu Exec Returns After VC Stint
News Analysis | 8/13/2002

Former Fujitsu Network Communications sales boss returns from his VC stint to become group president and COO

Orange Puts Brits in the Picture
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2002

French operator starts its MMS ball rolling in the UK, but growth is still hampered by interoperability issues

Alcatel, Germany Shun Telecom 2003
News Analysis | 8/12/2002

With a Gallic shrug some vendors are bailing out of next year's event. Is it all über for the huge telecom show?

Why in Hell Is Dell After PDAs?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2002

Dude! You're getting a handheld! Dell may be trying to read corporates' palm plans, but it's really got its eye on their backends

MPLS: King for a Day?
News Analysis | 8/12/2002

Siemens is leading a project called 'KING' that could provide an alternative to MPLS for large-scale networks

Execs Cast a Wide Net
News Analysis | 8/12/2002

Former telecom and optical networking execs are prodded to look outside of their industries to find work

German 3G Takes Another Hit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2002

Is Vodafone D2 delaying rollout? Or not? The German mobile market shudders at the implications

Spr*nt Goes Co*st to Coa*t
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2002

From our truth-in-advertising dept: why the much-vaunted Sprint 1xRTT rollout isn't really nationwide

Intel, Cisco Fight Options Expense
News Analysis | 8/8/2002

Intel and Cisco say they won't expense employee stock options. What's it all mean?

Maple on the Money Trail
News Analysis | 8/8/2002

Existing investors are stumping up a fourth round to keep the multiservice switch startup alive

Procket's Strategy Taking Shape
News Analysis | 8/7/2002

This startup is working on multiple products and may be building a core router with 960 Gbit/s of capacity

Global Crossing's Asset Limbo
News Analysis | 8/7/2002

The carrier's assets and operations continue in suspended animation, as it postpones its auction for the fifth time

Cisco's CFO Seeks May Day
News Analysis | 8/7/2002

Larry Carter would like to retire in May 2003, but Cisco CEO John Chambers may convince him to stay longer

Biff! Bang! Pow! It's Danger!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2002

Yep, the HipTop is finally here (sort of), but forget your gadget frenzy for a second and consider the business model

Cisco Beats the Street, Ups Repurchase
News Analysis | 8/6/2002

Cisco beats expectations on strong enterprise sales, but yearly revenues slide UPDATED 6:30 PM

ADVA Earns Reseller Returns
News Analysis | 8/6/2002

Through big deals with Siemens and Fujitsu, ADVA Optical is flouting the slump

Courts Coming Through for CLECs
News Analysis | 8/6/2002

The broadband battle goes a step further, as the courts begin defending CLEC antitrust claims

MCI Runs Up the Tab
News Analysis | 8/6/2002

MCI/WorldCom will start charging customers in 11 states additional access fees starting September 1

Whatever Happened to GPRS?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2002

European carriers still haven't worked out the kinks in GPRS pricing schemes

Cisco Looking at Maffei?
News Analysis | 8/5/2002

The latest scuttlebutt has 360networks boss Greg Maffei interviewing for the not-yet-vacant CFO post at Cisco

Avanex/Oplink Raises Some Hackles
News Analysis | 8/5/2002

The proposed merger of Avanex and Oplink has some shareholders worried. Are their reservations well founded?

More Fiber Market Misery
News Analysis | 8/2/2002

With the fiber market crumbling around it, OFS filed a patent infringement suit against competitor FiberCore today

Verizon's Pricing Dash
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2002

Hmmm, is someone getting ready for Sprint's CDMA2000 Launch?

Cisco Stock Falls on CFO Rumors
News Analysis | 8/1/2002

Rumors that Cisco's CFO may quit under a cloud seem to have tanked the stock today

Components Overboard!
News Analysis | 8/1/2002

Consolidation intensifies as ADC, JDSU, and Bookham make moves to lighten their components load

Got Severance? Count Your Blessings
News Analysis | 8/1/2002

Severance packages vary. But any help at all is often more than employers are required to give

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