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Content posted in October 2002
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Carriers Pipe Up on DWDM Plans
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  Post a comment
More than 200 carriers have answered Light Reading's survey on CWDM/DWDM
Foundry Bucks the Trend
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  5 comments
Foundry's new focus on enterprise switching pays dividends; stock pops after Q3 profits, improved fundamentals
Colt Kicked by Bondholder
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2002  |  Post a comment
Bondholder in Colt Telecom is getting spooked, saying the company is insolvent and should be reorganized
Real Estate Nightmare
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2002  |  12 comments
One of the worst bets networking companies made during the bubble may have been on bricks and mortar
Avici Drums Up Another Customer
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2002  |  4 comments
The day before it announces Q3 earnings, Avici announces a customer win. Will it perk up investors?
Net Processors Brace for Shakeout
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2002  |  Post a comment
The hot topic at the Network Processors Conference: Who can survive, and how?
Tau Touts Cheap Switch Fabric
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2002  |  3 comments
Says it's broken a price barrier that's held back widespread use of off-the-shelf packet switch chips
Unlimited Surfing Claim All Wet
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10/23/2002  |  Post a comment
Orange's claim that SPV users have unlimited data access discredited by 'fair usage policy' in customer contract
Lucent Clarifies Product Strategy
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2002  |  29 comments
Lucent's pumping services and mobility, but cutting funds in some other areas
I'll Up You a Million
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10/23/2002  |  Post a comment
Hutch ups NEC 3G order (see those handsets here!)... but where's Motorola?
Orange Uncovers Its SPV
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  Post a comment
That's the world's first handset using Microsoft's Smartphone 2002 operating system, and not a nasty disease
Intel's WiFi Wad
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  Post a comment
Chip giant's VC arm to pump more funds into WLAN startups.
Optical Oracle: Firewalls of the Future
News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  Post a comment
Monster firewalls with high-speed throughput and integrated security features are taking shape
Transpectrum Flunks Out
News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  5 comments
It's a tough time to convert university projects into startups, as Transpectrum has found out
Startups Make More Cuts
News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  55 comments
As the telecom industry sinks deeper into trouble, AcceLight, Allegro, and DigiLens trim their workforces
Symbol's Cisco Snatch
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  5 comments
Symbol entices another top Cisco exec away with promises of life in the wireless fastlane of Holtsville, N.Y
TriQuint to Acquire Agere's Optics
News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  34 comments
$40 million in cash buys TriQuint the No. 2 spot in the optical components market
WiFi Avec Les Frites?
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10/22/2002  |  Post a comment
WLAN for the EU brigade -- but do you get fries with your NIC?
WorldCom Bonuses Brew Controversy
News Analysis  | 
10/22/2002  |  12 comments
WorldCom has asked the courts to allow it to hand out $25M in bonuses to entice 325 key employees to stay
Net Processors Aim for Access
News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  7 comments
Despite technology advances, net processor players are forced to follow the money, targeting smaller systems
Traffic Tracker Project Is Ready to Roll
News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Participants can start monitoring their access lines in Light Reading's pioneering scheme
Sprint's Data Happy Meal
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Sprint lights a fire under data pricing in the US with an offer designed to encourage consumers to sample PCS Vision
Phone, Camera, Action!
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Nokia 7650 trumps the Palms and iPaqs of this world, as Microsoft looms large in the device OS space
MRV Dumps Passive Components
News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  Post a comment
MRV's Luminent subsidiary has ditched a chunk of its passive components business UPDATED 10/22 11:50AM
When Figures Don't Match
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  2 comments
Someone please buy these guys a calculator
Vitesse Joins Next-Gen Sonet Party
News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  2 comments
Late to market, it claims it had to come up with something better than everyone else
WaveSmith Gets $30M, Signs With Ciena
News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  13 comments
Deal mirrors an earlier one between Ciena and Équipe and could help WaveSmith sell to incumbent carriers
Intel/Marvell: Who Was Stood Up?
News Analysis  | 
10/21/2002  |  Post a comment
Marvell is ending its contract to supply chips to Intel, not the other way around, as investors may have thought
ArrayComm: Base Station Ahoy!
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  4 comments
Partner Kyocera has iBurst base stations ready, as the Unstrung 25er preps deployment in Australia
Crescent is Waning
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  13 comments
Edge routing startup Crescent lays off two thirds of its staff and announces product test results
Feathers Ruffled at Orange
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  1 comment
Operator in a flap over news leak
Ericsson Puts on Brave Face
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10/18/2002  |  Post a comment
Losses get larger, market gets smaller, but that's not enough to throw optimistic senior execs
Nokia Gets EDGEy
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10/18/2002  |  Post a comment
Handsets this year? Have we heard that before?
Lucent Proposes Reverse Stock Split
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  33 comments
As its stock continues to trade below $1, Lucent looks for a way to remain on the NYSE
Tellabs CEO Sees 'Tough Sledding'
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  4 comments
Tellabs' Michael Birck reiterates his intent to stay the course. But today's earnings show it isn't fun
Tough Tasks Await Traffic Managers
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  1 comment
The QOS-managing chips are all the rage with network processor vendors, but developing them is a challenge
Phoenix Rises From ProtoDel's Ashes
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  Post a comment
Phoenix Photonics is aiming to take over the ideas and assets of defunct startup ProtoDel
Phyworks Claims Cost-Cutting Chips
News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  Post a comment
Startup says its dispersion-compensating and FEC chips can slash the cost of 10-Gbit/s transceivers
Data Rage
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/18/2002  |  Post a comment
"It's crap guys, it's all crap!"
AFC Chomps on Competitors
News Analysis  | 
10/17/2002  |  Post a comment
The access market is stagnant, but AFC still increases revenues by 8 percent
Openwave: J2ME Too!
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/17/2002  |  Post a comment
Openwave's increased focus on Java may help it make more money on its browser software
Nokia's Q3 Sunshine
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10/17/2002  |  Post a comment
Nokia's Q3 gives a little burst of sunshine to a gloomy wireless industry
Huawei Is Dear to Agere
News Analysis  | 
10/17/2002  |  21 comments
A new contract deepens Agere's relationship with superpower Huawei
GSM Body Gets Makeover
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10/17/2002  |  Post a comment
Operators' association to create new board from senior carrier executives in effort to promote standards, avoid foul-ups
In Search of... Enterprise Rebound
News Analysis  | 
10/17/2002  |  2 comments
Revenue at Extreme and Cisco is down, but Foundry’s is on the rise. What gives in enterprise switching?
Backdoor LAN
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/17/2002  |  2 comments
Coming in through the back door? It's easy with the wireless network at the CTIA show
Internet Growth Slows, Report Says
News Analysis  | 
10/17/2002  |  4 comments
The growth in international Net connections has slowed, according to TeleGeography; demand may be another story
Wave Services: Is Growth for Real?
News Analysis  | 
10/16/2002  |  2 comments
A flurry of announcements hints at an uptick in sales of wavelength services. Are we seeing a serious trend?
Williams Bolts Out of Bankruptcy
News Analysis  | 
10/16/2002  |  23 comments
Williams Communications has emerged from Chapter 11 with a new name, less debt... and no CEO
IPWireless Does Mobile 3-Step
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10/16/2002  |  Post a comment
IPWireless updates software to enable Euro-roaming as well as surfin' and speedin' through Las Vegas
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