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All About Optimization
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/29/2006

Remote oil rigs rely on bandwidth compression technology for voice and data transmissions

Mesh: Interference in the City?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/29/2006

Inteference could stymie municipal mesh networks; vendors say RF management is the answer

RIM Reports, to Review Options
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/28/2006

Calling results preliminary pending internal stock-option review, RIM shows strong earnings

Juniper Rebounding
Craig's A-List | 9/28/2006

Juniper might finally be getting back to normal

SF Net to Go Public?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/28/2006

City agrees to examine a public-utility alternative to Google/EarthLink project

BT & T-Mobile: No Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/28/2006

But T-Mobile is on the verge of launching its own FMC play

Alcatel/Lucent Wait on W OK
News Analysis | 9/28/2006

As approval for the Alcatel/Lucent merger heads towards the office of George W. Bush, Wall Street analyst likes the look of the combo

Ethernet Crew Tackles OAM
News Analysis | 9/27/2006

The management issues that have burdened carrier Ethernet in the past few years are at last being addressed

RIM Outlook Strong
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/27/2006

Due out tomorrow, earnings should be buoyed by new Pearl device and continued enterprise dominance

Who's Your Daddy?
EuroBlog | 9/27/2006

Or, What Hath Metcalfe Wrought?

Cisco Unplugged
News Analysis | 9/27/2006

Two computer outages, one yesterday, temporarily blocked Cisco's ability to take orders

Cisco Order Outage?
The Philter | 9/26/2006

Tales of Cisco miscues are rolling in

Jimi Lives
Jonestown | 9/26/2006

Excuse me, while I kiss, er, answer this phone

Next Up in the M&A Parade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/26/2006

Will the Finnish giant follow in Motorola's footsteps with an enterprise acquisition?

BT Rethinks 21CN Core Strategy
News Analysis | 9/26/2006

Carrier's NGN core was set to be pure IP/MPLS, but now BT is considering adding a new approach to Ethernet called PBT

Lucent Stretches 100-GigE
News Analysis | 9/26/2006

An ECOC paper from Bell Labs claims 2,000km transmission for 100-Gbit/s Ethernet

Who Is This Guy?
The Martin Chronicles | 9/26/2006

Hint: He's not the CEO of HP

Land of the Rising Smartphone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/25/2006

Looking for an East Asian beachhead, RIM preps Japanese-language BlackBerry

Orange Peels Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/25/2006

Plus WiFi sniffing, meshed video, and patent news in the weekly new-product round-up

Optical Expo 2006: Pics 'n' Quips
Slide Shows | 9/22/2006

We wrap our coverage of Optical Expo 2006 with a list of 10 pictures and five (yet unpublished) quotes from the show

Apple Issues Security Alert
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/22/2006

Firm warns on three WiFi driver flaws that could enable Intel and PowerPC hijacks

Imbroglio by the Bay
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/21/2006

Like other muni networks, San Francisco's Google/EarthLink wireless dream encounters reality

Cisco Goes Green in Hearst Tower
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/21/2006

Cisco network in environmentally-friendly NYC skyscraper may be the largest single-building enterprise WLAN deployment yet

Bonus Day
Craig's A-List | 9/21/2006

Cisco hands out the cash

Eyes on Palm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/20/2006

With earnings report due tomorrow, Treo-maker faces an array of obstacles

Moto's Symbolic Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/20/2006

Symbol buyout will give Moto more of what it needs to do FMC in the enterprise and beyond

The Auctions Endeth
Nearpoints | 9/20/2006

No big surprises – and no big changes to the wireless landscape

AT&T VP: 100-Gig by 2010
News Analysis | 9/19/2006

P2P, VOIP, video, and other applications enabled by broadband are pressuring core networks, says AT&T Labs VP

Cisco Buys Air
Craig's A-List | 9/19/2006

Cisco hits the airwaves

Matisse Primes Metro Ethernet Makeovers
News Analysis | 9/18/2006

Startup debuts its distributed Ethernet switch products and boasts of a networking breakthrough

Q Gets Mail
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/18/2006

Plus new WiMax chips for public safety and faster 3G services in the new product roundup

Telecom Italia Upheaval Continues
News Analysis | 9/18/2006

What a weekend for the Italian incumbent as its chairman quits and it buys AOL Germany for $855M

BT Plans Further Global Push
News Analysis | 9/15/2006

BT is expanding its international network, has set aggressive revenue growth targets, and has plans to make further acquisitions

Sources: Nortel Could Get Force10
News Analysis | 9/15/2006

Force10 may have found the exit it's been looking for. Analyst says an acquisition by Nortel is close

Ericsson Revamps
News Analysis | 9/15/2006

Reorganizing itself into three new divisions, including one to concentrate on multimedia apps

Caspian Closes Its Doors
News Analysis | 9/14/2006

After nearly 8 years in business and $300M in funding, the core routing company can't hold on

BT Cashes In on 21CN
News Analysis | 9/14/2006

Carrier has created consultancy to cash in on its 21CN experience and claims it has already signed up one carrier customer

Caspian's Closed
The Philter | 9/14/2006

A flow-based failure?

Tellabs Sneaks in a Cingular Win
News Analysis | 9/14/2006

A win with Cingular sets the pattern for Tellabs's wireless backhaul plans

Going Pro(-sumer)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/13/2006

Smartphone makers plunge into consumer space with flashy new devices

Mesh Goes Third World
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/13/2006

Contrary to muni-network hype, big opportunities lie in developing world, says new report

DePaul Tunnels Into Campus Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/13/2006

Illinois university finds Aventail kit a boon for securing multiple campuses

CTIA: Xtreme Tradeshow
Light Ranting | 9/13/2006

Grab a skateboard at the CTIA

eDonkey Is eDead
The Philter | 9/13/2006

What do we do now? Pay for content?

CTIA: We Want Our MobileTV
News Analysis | 9/13/2006

Mobile carriers and content providers say they want mobile video, but nobody seems to agree on exactly how it works

CTIA: We Want Our MobileTV
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/13/2006

Mobile carriers and content providers say they want mobile video, but nobody seems to agree on exactly how it works

Tech Roundup: CTIA Edition
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/12/2006

As the CTIA Show kicks off carriers push email smartphones, WiFi VOIP comes into focus, and Skype gets off the desktop

Poll: Cisco's Overdoing It
News Analysis | 9/12/2006

Readers chime in on Cisco's practice of reselling optical modules at reportedly high markups

XConnect Takes Out Pulver's IPeerX
News Analysis | 9/12/2006

XConnect makes an early, and potentially important, M&A move in the race to build the biggest and baddest VOIP peering network

Wireless Challenge Remains After 9/11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/11/2006

Making emergency wireless communications interoperable is still a major challenge five years after 9/11

Brits Get Cozy
EuroBlog | 9/11/2006

BT and Vodafone should get a room!

Nokia, RIM & Moto: 'Prosumer' Trinity
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/9/2006

But where does the new breed of $200 smartphone leave Palm and its Treo family?

Juniper Gives Static to IPTV Critics
News Analysis | 9/8/2006

Juniper upgrades the E320, boosting its IPTV cachet

Cyren Call, M2Z Waiting on the FCC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/8/2006

New business plans by Cyren Call and M2Z Networks may both be addressed by regulators this month

Merry Making
The Philter | 9/8/2006

How 'bout a Redknee to the groin?

Alcatel, Lucent Need One More Blessing
News Analysis | 9/8/2006

The marriage may be closer following shareholder approval from both sides of the Atlantic, but US government approval is still required

Fashion Victim
EuroBlog | 9/8/2006

Lucent's Pat Russo deals with some stylish comments

Huawei's Feeling the Pinch
News Analysis | 9/8/2006

Revenues and contract sales are still ramping up at a fearsome pace, but margins are on the slide

Verizon Asks FCC to Undo Unbundling
News Analysis | 9/7/2006

Carrier asks the FCC for permission to stop sharing its DS1 and DS3 facilities with competitors in six cities

Service Techs Call on Corrigo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/7/2006

Mobile work-order system increases fitness equipment co.'s revenues by more than one third

Redback Gets a Break
News Analysis | 9/7/2006

The stock levels off after two days of carnage; meanwhile, analysts mull the pros and cons of Asian success

Investors Say Oui to Alcatel/Lucent
News Analysis | 9/7/2006

Alcatel and Lucent shareholders have voted in favor of their merger

RIM Polishes Its Pearl
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/7/2006

RIM & T-Mobile hope to pry open the consumer market with new $200 smartphone, out this coming Tuesday UPDATED 4:30 PM

Anyone for Tee?
EuroBlog | 9/7/2006

Transatlantic relations are about to worsen – the Ryder Cup is back!

Lucent Faces Corruption Charge
News Analysis | 9/6/2006

On the eve of its merger shareholder vote, Lucent says it's facing action by the SEC over its operations in China

iPhone Prepares for Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2006

Online rumor mill overheats, again, as Apple prepares to take a bite of smartphone market

RCN Preps Wireless Test in Boston
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/6/2006

In a deal with wholesaler MobilePro Corp., the competitive cable provider will market the service under the RCN Wireless brand.

Carriers Inspect IPTV More Closely
News Analysis | 9/6/2006

DPI technology may be used to identify and give preferential treatment to video packets, says a new Light Reading Insider report

Mesh Lights Up Toronto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2006

New network touted as first major metro system in North America

Here Come the Warm Phones
Jonestown | 9/6/2006

Brian Eno's oblique mobility

Cisco's Secret Franchise
News Analysis | 9/6/2006

Those high markups on Cisco's optical modules are generating more profit than you might think, according to one report

Cisco & Pals to Unwire Silicon Valley
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2006

The central nervous system of tech in the US gets meshed, with WiMax to follow in 2007

Redback Falls on Verizon Hopes
News Analysis | 9/6/2006

Stock falls 10% as one analyst suggest a Verizon win isn't imminent

What's Up With Cisco at KT?
News Analysis | 9/6/2006

Cisco's claiming a Juniper account as a CRS-1 customer, but Juniper pooh-poohs the news

The Pastry Factor
EuroBlog | 9/5/2006

Croissants are key to Alcatel's future

VC Funds Flock to India
News Analysis | 9/5/2006

An increasing number of VC firms are setting up funds specifically to invest in Indian startups

New Treo for Sprint Debuts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/5/2006

700wx adds double the memory, EV-DO modem capability

How Cswitch Got Programmed
News Analysis | 9/5/2006

The chip startup is opening a third front in the ASIC/FPGA war, targeting the communications space

DT Has a Dream…
EuroBlog | 9/4/2006

Deutsche Telekom's CEO has been working over the weekend to come up with a new überplan

Lucent Pays for Shareholder Peace
News Analysis | 9/4/2006

Lucent brandishes its checkbook to avoid a court hearing that could have postponed this week's merger vote

Cruise Lines Go Cellular
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/1/2006

Fueled by increasing passenger demand, maritime telecom business booms

BlackBerry NYC
Jonestown | 9/1/2006

RIM and T-Mobile plot Big Apple BlackBerry dish next week

Alcatel Snags Nortel 3G Unit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/1/2006

Alcatel agrees to pay $320 million for Nortel's UMTS access business, making it the clear number three in the market

100-GigE Takes Shape
News Analysis | 9/1/2006

Industry researchers discuss how 100-Gig Ethernet could come to life - assuming it even becomes a standard

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