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Xsigo's Virtual Win
Craig's A-List | 8/31/2009

5:45 PM It's not running the show, but Xsigo has something to brag about at VMworld

Moto, Moto, Moto
The Bauminator | 8/31/2009

3:50 PM Motorola runs the table in Docsis Cert Wave 68

Building Better Broadband
The Philter | 8/31/2009

3:00 PM Calix's Carl Russo on the shift from telephone company to broadband provider

Clearwire Shuffles Exec Deck
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/31/2009

WiMax provider hires ex-Borland chief as CFO, adds a strategy and wholesale head to the mix

A Flip o' the Cable Cap
The Cable Pipeline | 8/31/2009

1:35 PM District court agrees that the competitive video landscape has changed significantly over the last 17 years

ZyXEL Boosts IPTV Home Gateways
News Analysis | 8/31/2009

For shuttling IPTV around the home, 802.11g isn't a good enough match for bonded ADSL2+ deployments, the vendor claims

What Calix Won't Do With $100M
News Analysis | 8/31/2009

Go public? Throw an obscene Christmas party? Sponsor a body-painting cocktail party for customers?

She Loves You
Monkey Bidness | 8/31/2009

9:40 AM Yeah, yeah, yeah

Apple & AT&T's Exclusive iPhone Deal May End in 2010
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/30/2009

Analyst says Apple wants to open the iPhone up to multiple carriers

Slideshow: The Friday Five
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2009

Five photos from the past week include some new netbooks, Telecom New Zealand's checklist, some badly burnt earth, and a bikini car wash

Georgia Posts Stimu-List
Jonestown | 8/28/2009

5:30 PM State gives more clues to the diversity of bids

Cisco, Moto Called Out by Ohio MSO
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2009

Massillon Cable urges the FCC to force the vendor giants to support 'SimulCrypt' and open up the market for security and set-tops UPDATED 8/31 1:30 PM

Court Scraps Cable Ownership Cap
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2009

But that doesn't mean we'll see a bunch of M&A activity for Comcast and other big MSOs

China Strikes Deal to Sell iPhones in China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/28/2009

China Unicom will begin selling the device in Q4, but there's one catch

Recovery Act: Tracking the Stimulus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/28/2009

An updated look at Unstrung's stimulus index chart

Nortel's $3B Tax Bill
EuroBlog | 8/28/2009

2:45 PM IRS to Nortel: You owe us $3 billion

CableLabs Blesses Evolution's CableCARD
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2009

Evolution's new security module offers entry to the tru2way market and ramps up competition with Motorola and Cisco among cable Tier 2s

This Week in WiMax
Kaps Korner | 8/28/2009

11:35 AM Will 'portability' lure businesses to WiMax?

iPhone Heads to China
AsiaBlog | 8/28/2009

7:50 AM Unicom announces deal as it reports H1

Arris Stimulates Some Broadband Action
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2009

Cable gear vendor says it's been tapped for 'more than a handful' of broadband stimulus projects, but bid volume reduces odds of success

India Sets 3G Spectrum Price
News Analysis | 8/28/2009

India edges closer to 3G and WiMax spectrum auctions as government sets minimum reserve prices

AME: A Refuge for Handset Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/28/2009

As the slowdown in mature markets hits sales hard, mobile handset vendors have the Africa and Middle East region to fall back on

US Open Readies Live Video
Contentinople | 8/27/2009

4:30 PM Prepares to live stream more than 300 hours of tennis

Recovery Act: Round One Brings 'Nearly $28B' in Bids
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/27/2009

$4B first round of broadband stimulus funding is oversubscribed, according to NTIA

Windy City Wideband
The Bauminator | 8/27/2009

2:00 PM Comcast completes Chicagoland deployment, putting some new pressure on RCN and AT&T U-verse

Recovery Act: TowerStream Eyes New Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/27/2009

Business WiMax provider says that $100M plus in stimulus funds will help it to reach underserved areas in 17 different cities

Big Screen Dreams
EuroBlog | 8/27/2009

1:00 PM Five telecom-related movies we'd like to see

Can Telcos Rule TV Everywhere?
TelcoTV Thoughts | 8/27/2009

12:20 PM It may be the differentiation they’re looking for

Euro Firms Team for Hybrid TV
News Analysis | 8/27/2009

Euro firms team up to define standard for the delivery of hybrid, broadcast/broadband TV services. But what about Project Canvas?

TV Everywhere Spreads
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/27/2009

Verizon and Time Warner Cable have joined the 'TV Everywhere' brigade

Comcast Tests Remote DVR
The Bauminator | 8/27/2009

10:50 AM MSO confirms tests are underway but is mum on when it will launch on a broad scale

Ethernet Services Scorecard
Ethernet Exposed | 8/27/2009

9:45 AM We are in the process of updating our 'Ethernet Services Carrier Scorecard: North America' report

Recovery Act: Everyone Wants to Rural the World
News Analysis | 8/27/2009

This graphical look at the Recovery Act's definition of rural and remote areas sheds light on some service provider concerns

TiVo: AT&T and Verizon Won't Strike a Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/27/2009

TiVo suit claims AT&T and Verizon are infringing on three DVR-related patents, seeks financial damages and injunctions

ChinaWatch: iPhone Imminent?
News Analysis | 8/27/2009

Tension builds around a potential iPhone announcement, and China Telecom unveils its financial results for the first half of the year

Recovery Act: Tier 2 Says 'No Thanks'
News Analysis | 8/26/2009

It's not just the big companies that turned down a shot at the US government's broadband stimulus money

Another Round to Charlie Ergen & Co?
The Bauminator | 8/26/2009

4:40 PM Dish & EchoStar say patent office has dismissed a TiVo petition to vacate a patent re-examination

HuffPo's Unsustainability
Contentinople | 8/26/2009

3:45 PM The aggregator can't keep stealing other people's content forever, Contentinople publisher writes

Concurrent Blames VoD Spending Cuts
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/26/2009

Shares slide almost 18% after vendor says some of its biggest MSO customers cut VoD gear and software spending in fiscal Q4

Reliance Takes Silk Route to China
News Analysis | 8/26/2009

Reliance Globalcom and China Telecom have built a new fat pipe to link India and China, but it's not another subsea connection

Brits Mull Broadband Bris
EuroBlog | 8/26/2009

10:55 AM Government suggests snipping off file-sharers... oh boy

Rumor Mill Boosts AlcaLu
News Analysis | 8/26/2009

M&A speculation is swirling around Alcatel-Lucent, giving the giant vendor's share price a boost

Hillcrest, Nintendo Mend Fences
The Bauminator | 8/26/2009

10:10 AM Long live the Wii

TV Everywhere: Frightening & Enlightening
The Cable Pipeline | 8/26/2009

9:35 AM Although Web TV could wreck traditional MSO biz models, the cable industry is in the driver's seat if 'TV Everywhere' is a success

Recovery Act: The Stimulus Index
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/26/2009

Unstrung charts the companies bidding for broadband stimulus funds

Are the DTA Floodgates Opening Up?
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/26/2009

At least two top 10 US MSOs are expediting DTA deployment plans after the FCC blessed devices from Cisco, Moto, Pace, and Thomson

Recovery Act: Clearwire Applies for Stimulus Funds
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/25/2009

Clearwire wants 'modest grants' from US broadband stimulus funds, isn't revealing how much yet

Yahoo Buys Maktoob.com
Contentinople | 8/25/2009

4:00 PM Acquisition will increase Yahoo's presence in the Middle East

Vonage Soars (Relatively)
Craig's A-List | 8/25/2009

2:50 PM A 96% run-up in two days has the stock trading near $1

Fitch: Europe's Too Crowded
News Analysis | 8/25/2009

Some of Europe's telecom markets have too many operators and need a serious dose of M&A, according to the team at ratings agency Fitch

Syniverse Snaps Up VeriSign's Messaging
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/25/2009

Syniverse moves to beef up its mobile messaging capabilities with $175 million acquisition of VeriSign unit

One Nation Under Gene
Monkey Bidness | 8/25/2009

12:30 PM Pledge of Allegiance now a fashion statement

Broadband Apps to Drive Korea's Growth
News Analysis | 8/25/2009

Services like IPTV, VoIP, and mobile data will help get the Korean market back in growth mode, finds a new report from Pyramid

Waiver Winners & Losers
The Bauminator | 8/25/2009

11:05 AM The CEA came out on the short end of yet another FCC set-top waiver decision UPDATE 11:55 AM

Clearwire 'Confident' on Funding
Jonestown | 8/25/2009

8:10 AM Present cash will allow the operator to cover 75 million in the US, CEO tells The Seattle Times

Cisco Pushes 160-Gig at Edge
News Analysis | 8/25/2009

It's divided into 16 ports of 10-GigE, but Cisco's quick to say that it trumps the 100-Gig ambitions of the competition

FCC Approves DTAs From Moto, Cisco, Thomson & Pace
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/25/2009

FCC OKs four more box vendor DTAs and Comcast looks to be the big beneficiary

Android: Double-Edged Sword
LR Mobile Column | 8/24/2009

The open nature of Android may result in a loss of individual vendor identity at the handset level

Indian Subs Soar Again
News Analysis | 8/24/2009

14.38M new connections have been added to the world's fastest growing market, as operators target rural areas

App Time
Contentinople | 8/24/2009

3:45 PM Turner Sports and RealNetworks are both planning iPhone apps this week

T-Mobile Reveals LTE Trial With Huawei
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/24/2009

T-Mobile Austria claims it has Europe's largest LTE trial in Innsbruck, using equipment from Huawei

Big in the Baltics
EuroBlog | 8/24/2009

1:55 PM TeliaSonera wants total control in Estonia, Lithuania

Phorm Pheels the Heat
EuroBlog | 8/24/2009

12:15 PM Another kick in the teeth for the online tracking specialist

Canadian Poll Pounds Ericsson
News Analysis | 8/24/2009

Canadians want the government to block the sale of Nortel to Ericsson, the poll says

Let's All Talk Bland
Monkey Bidness | 8/24/2009

10:00 AM The language nannies strike again

Nokia's New PC
Wireless Bits | 8/24/2009

8:25 AM Nokia unveils its first 'mini laptop'

Remembering Bruce Manning
Craig's A-List | 8/21/2009

6:00 PM One of the good guys of PR has died at 55

Recovery Act: Hospitals Want a Slice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/21/2009

70 hospitals want stimulus money to update their in-building wireless networks while the FCC ponders what 'broadband' really means

Cable Catchup
The Bauminator | 8/21/2009

5:40 PM Jeff Bridges-y MSO does D3, analyst cuts SDV forecast, Comcast's cash, and why broadband is cable's new 'core' product...

Huawei Sales Stay on Track
News Analysis | 8/21/2009

An unconfirmed report says Huawei's 29% growth projection for 2009 is still looking good

Boxee Drops Hints
Contentinople | 8/21/2009

4:45 PM Boxee CEO Avner Ronen clues us into its revenue strategy

This Week in WiMax
Kaps Korner | 8/21/2009

3:45 PM Beyond the Mondi

China Mobile Turns Up VAS Heat
News Analysis | 8/21/2009

As China Mobile's margins are squeezed in the first half of the year, it sets sight on getting more from value-added services

FCC: Help Us Define Broadband
The Bauminator | 8/21/2009

1:10 PM And the comments from the Great Unwashed are already rolling in, some more helpful than others

Accelink Spikes in IPO
News Analysis | 8/21/2009

Avago might have the bigger name, but Accelink got the bigger first-day IPO gains

Recovery Act: WildBlue Takes Its Shot
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/21/2009

Complements next-gen satellite broadband stimulus project with a $30M effort seeking to subsidize links in Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona UPDATED 4 PM

Cox Kicks at Qwest
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/20/2009

Cox debuts 50-meg wideband tier in Arizona, aiming to slake subs' thirst for speed and take on Qwest's VDSL2

KDDI Picks Challengers for LTE Deployment
News Analysis | 8/20/2009

Motorola and NEC – rather than the usual suspects – get the nod from Japan's No. 2 to provide LTE infrastructure

Arguments for à la Carte
The Philter | 8/20/2009

5:25 PM Family-friendly programming, at your command

HSN on 3 Screens
Contentinople | 8/20/2009

4:20 PM The Home Shopping Network takes over all three screens

Set-Top Spat
The Bauminator | 8/20/2009

3:45 PM West Virginia Attorney General claims state has jurisdiction over allegations involving Comcast's set-top box policies

New England Eyes Recovery Funds
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2009

City of Boston and Massachusetts nonprofit want government money for broadband projects

Broadband Booming in the Boondocks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2009

Funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act have been earmarked for the expansion of broadband penetration

Broadband Booming in the Boondocks
News Analysis | 8/20/2009

Funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act have been earmarked for the expansion of broadband penetration

He's OK
Monkey Bidness | 8/20/2009

2:05 PM Us? Not so much

JDSU Seeks Wireless Test
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2009

The company is looking for ways to expand its test-and-measurement franchise into the wireless area

Recovery Problems
Jonestown | 8/20/2009

12:55 PM Broadband backlog causes further delays

Broadstripe to Emerge From Chapter 11 in 2010
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/20/2009

Filings state that its bankruptcy reorg is taking longer than expected

ZTE's Cheap Handset Haven
The Philter | 8/20/2009

12:10 PM Thanks to mobile growth in Africa, ZTE may soon pass Moto as the world's 5th largest handset maker

LTE R&D Ramps Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2009

EU Pumps $25M into LTE Advanced; NSN to open development center in Dallas

Test Group Buoys JDSU
News Analysis | 8/19/2009

Optical components are still hitting some stalls, but test and measurement saw some growth compared with the previous quarter

Huawei Plays Managed Service Catchup
News Analysis | 8/19/2009

Look behind you... Will Huawei be No. 2 in India's infrastructure managed service market by the end of the year?

RGB Remakes Itself for Global Growth
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/19/2009

Video gear specialist looks to expand into Asia and the telco sector and further diversify for a desired IPO exit

Mobile Market Moves ZTE
News Analysis | 8/19/2009

Vendor sees a revenue and net profit boost as 2G and 3G network buildouts continue in China and other emerging markets

Incumbent Turf War
The Philter | 8/19/2009

1:45 PM Once the Recovery Act applications come in, the gloves will come off

Brocade Ruling Gets Erased
Craig's A-List | 8/19/2009

12:50 PM Former CEO Greg Reyes gets a do-over

The Broadband Stimulus Package Is Broken
The Cable Pipeline | 8/19/2009

12:05 PM Here are some ways to mend it

Handicapping the Nortel VoIP Triple Crown
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/19/2009

The race for Nortel's VoIP carrier business looks set to change the VoIP landscape in North America forever

Recovery Act: Bids Come In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2009

Leap, Level 3, KeyOn, and SkyTerra are all bidding for first-round broadband stimulus money

Pyramid: Euro Smartphones Poised for Growth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2009

Sales could jump 22% in 2009, but economic conditions in Central Europe and data revenue worries could drag the market down over time

Qwest to End Wireless Service on Oct. 31
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2009

Company tells customers to select a new wireless provider by Halloween

Market7 Gets First Customer
Contentinople | 8/18/2009

5:30 PM And it's a big one

Predictable Broadband
The Bauminator | 8/18/2009

5:00 PM Cablevision's big biz unit revs up a multi-building, flat-rate Metro Ethernet service

Rogers Rolls With Metered Wideband
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/18/2009

Canadian MSO boots up Docsis 3.0 in Toronto with a 50-Mbit/s (downstream) tier and a 175GB monthly consumption allowance UPDATED 8/19 9:05 AM

Cablecos Struggle to Reach Consensus on TV Everywhere
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/18/2009

Lack of standards may delay wide deployment of TV Everywhere efforts

Reliance Dreams of Africa
AsiaBlog | 8/18/2009

10:30 AM Will Reliance buy up Zain assets and join Airtel in a race for the African market?

Nominum Wants to Play Watchdog
News Analysis | 8/18/2009

Some added features could make DNS servers the centerpiece of managed security services

The Ciena Theory
The Philter | 8/18/2009

8:10 AM With some careful stage managing, the smaller vendor might have a big part of Nortel's optical future

Tru2way's Retail Forecast: Cloudy
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/18/2009

Big MSOs are poised to use tru2way as their common interactive platform, but its ability to spawn a retail market remains unclear

New InstantAction CEO Speaks
Contentinople | 8/17/2009

5:30 PM Lou Castle springs into action instantly, after being named CEO last week

Football at 360 Kbit/s
The Bauminator | 8/17/2009

5:00 PM That's all you'll need to pipe in the broadband version of DirecTV's 'NFL Sunday Ticket' package

Sprint's Summer of WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/17/2009

Sprint's 4G Now service launches in Atlanta, Portland, and Las Vegas; can Clearwire and friends make an impact before LTE arrives?

Juniper's Ex-EX Exec
Craig's A-List | 8/17/2009

3:05 PM With the Ethernet project long since hatched, Sheth flies the coop

China Mobile's App Adventure
AsiaBlog | 8/17/2009

2:25 PM China Mobile launches app store, Unicom and Apple still talking

The Substance of 'Hollow Operators'
News Analysis | 8/17/2009

Managed services allow operators to become more nimble, while providing a growth market for telecom equipment makers

Broadband Sub Adds Dive in Q2
The Bauminator | 8/17/2009

1:40 PM But new report says the top telcos are faring better than their cable rivals

Cable: DirecTV's 'Ticket' to Broadband Content
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/17/2009

Time Warner Cable and other MSOs won't see a dime from a competitor's new $349 NFL Web video product UPDATE 4:30 PM

Airtel Airing Out Global Wholesale Partners
News Analysis | 8/17/2009

India's Bharti Airtel confirms it's in talks with three carriers for newly launched global wholesale services

Those Darned Kids
Monkey Bidness | 8/17/2009

10:00 AM What are they looking for?

Cable Catchup
The Bauminator | 8/14/2009

Throwin' rocks at U-verse pop-ups, Tier 2 expands on D3, In Demand CEO is out, and Moto touts wideband at retail

Extreme Lathers Up Soapstone Plans
News Analysis | 8/14/2009

It's no whitewash: Extreme was already pitching Soapstone to customers, providing a reason to buy its technology

Verizon Makes LTE Connection in Boston & Seattle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/14/2009

Live data connections achieved for the first time at Verizon's test sites in Boston and Seattle UPDATED 6 PM

MEN Watchers
The Philter | 8/14/2009

4:55 PM Analyst says everyone's looking at Nortel's Metro Ethernet Networks group

MSOs Try to Brush Off Rembrandt Patents
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/14/2009

A group of MSOs and modem makers want to invalidate two patents at the core of a five-year dispute with Rembrandt Technologies

DTAs Sidetrack Cable SDV
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/14/2009

Digital terminal adapters, cheap and easy to install, are beating out complicated switched digital video for cable business

Taiwan Takes to LTE
AsiaBlog | 8/14/2009

3:45 PM Taiwan's telcos and vendors line up behind LTE

Big Carriers Not Expected to Go for Broadband Stimulus
News Analysis | 8/14/2009

AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon Communications won't participate in the first round, according to reports

Report: Stalking Horse Stampedes Toward Nortel's VoIP Biz
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/14/2009

Nortel VoIP division prez says bid for those assets is close, with speculation that Sonus could lead out with an $800M offer

Telstra Sets $5B Free Cash Target
News Analysis | 8/14/2009

Australia's leading telco sets AU$6B free cash target, but cost of IT transformation hits EBITDA margin

Telstra Puts AU$1B Price on Separation
News Analysis | 8/14/2009

Australia's formerly government-owned telco puts price on degrees of separation and keeps NBN door open

This Week in WiMax
Kaps Korner | 8/14/2009

9:25 AM Time for Clearwire to clarify subscriber counts

ECI Pumps Up TDM
News Analysis | 8/14/2009

New MSPPs put some focus on Ethernet, but ECI is still proud to pile it on old-school with TDM

RIM Losing Fight for Nortel LTE Unit
News Analysis | 8/13/2009

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper won't block Ericsson's acquisition of Nortel's LTE and CDMA unit

An Open (Video Streaming) Relationship
Contentinople | 8/13/2009

4:30 PM Microsoft and Netflix are no longer exclusive

Recovery Act: Deadline Extended
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2009

You've now got 'til Aug. 20 to file electronic applications for the first $4B in broadband stimulus funding

Muni to Max Out on DTAs
The Bauminator | 8/13/2009

3:45 PM Evolution's FCC-blessed DTAs find a home in Kentucky

AlcaLu's Wirth Rides on 4G
News Analysis | 8/13/2009

Not so long ago, AlcaLu's new 4G exec was a general in the Lucent optical ranks

Sonus Cuts Again
News Analysis | 8/13/2009

But this is the last time. Honest. No, really. They mean it

Comcast Fights FCC Net Neutrality Order
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/13/2009

The MSO wants to overturn last year's ruling that said its P2P throttling was tantamount to blocking

Goodbye Redback
Craig's A-List | 8/13/2009

Ericsson is taking over

Chan Leaving AlcaLu
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2009

Ken Wirth takes over as 4G boss as Mary Chan leaves Alcatel-Lucent to pursue other opportunities

Comcast Adds Discovery to 'On Demand Online' Trial
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/13/2009

Discovery is the 24th cable programmer to sign on to Comcast's broadband video initiative

Locking Up Cable Web TV
The Bauminator | 8/13/2009

10:20 AM Irdeto says it has the answer with a DTCP-IP-based scheme, but that vision is likely to be shared by its encryption rivals

Hutchison Offloads Partner
News Analysis | 8/12/2009

HTIL sells controlling share in Israeli operator Partner, plans Thailand sale and invests in Indonesia and Vietnam

Sprint's '4G' Shadow Network
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2009

Sprint is going to track Clearwire's 2009 network launches very closely from now on, Comcast and TWC not so much

Huawei Aims for Optical Crown
News Analysis | 8/12/2009

The Chinese vendor is that close to ousting Alcatel-Lucent for the top market share

Warner Music Expands Relationship With Cisco
News Analysis | 8/12/2009

The move is a vote of confidence for Cisco's Eos content management platform

Good News
Contentinople | 8/12/2009

4:15 PM Contentinople has some good news for the online video market

Boxee's Cable Catalyst?
The Bauminator | 8/12/2009

3:30 PM CEO hopeful new funds will strengthen Boxee's ties with MSOs and get its tech in set-tops

PSA
Monkey Bidness | 8/12/2009

1:35 PM Wait 'til they're lying down

Aurora Networks Plays the 'Green' Card
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/12/2009

Vendor plays up the power savings of its amp-free 'Fiber Deep' design, but admits that MSOs are more attracted to its capacity gains

AT&T Looks Past iPhone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2009

The wireless carrier is looking at devices beyond smartphones to generate revenues from its mobile data network

The Devil's in the Details
The Cable Pipeline | 8/12/2009

11:15 AM Recent results at Comcast continue to signal a flattening out of service upgrades and add-ons

OBS: The Pipes Are Calling
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/12/2009

Ireland's vote of confidence is set to drag optical burst switching out of the labs and into the mainstream spotlight

Mining for Set-Top Data
The Bauminator | 8/12/2009

8:30 AM Rovi and TNS will use a new set of picks and shovels to dig up data on how consumers use IPGs

Crunch Time for Europe
EuroBlog | 8/12/2009

2:00 AM Next few months critical for carriers and vendors

Clearwire Promises Growth Spurt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Subs growth in Q4 2009 will outstrip all other quarters this year combined, Clearwire says, as it posts narrower Q2 loss

Ubiquisys Flush With Femto Funds
News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Existing shareholders throw in $11M more to help support further operator femto deployments

Godzilla vs. Comcast
The Bauminator | 8/11/2009

5:30 PM Will the MSO fare better than Megalon?

Multiplatform's Par for the Course
Contentinople | 8/11/2009

4:45 PM This week's PGA Championships will hit many platforms, including the iPhone and Twitter

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…
AsiaBlog | 8/11/2009

3:20 PM Are mobile banking services ready for liftoff?

EchoStar: No Cable Sale Guarantees
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/11/2009

EchoStar says multiple MSOs are testing its tru2way-based, 'SlingLoaded' box, but can't speak to any purchase commitments

Ethernet Expo Preview
Ethernet Exposed | 8/11/2009

2:20 PM Turning the spotlight on Ethernet Expo Americas 2009, Nov. 3 & 4

Cable Catchup
The Bauminator | 8/11/2009

1:40 PM RCN closes in on Docsis 3.0 launch, Charter does some good, DirecTV's star search, and more

WiBro Operators on Borrowed Time
News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Korea's WiBro operators face losing their licenses and further censure for failing to invest quickly enough in Korea's mobile WiMax

Clearwire Confirms Huawei Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Clearwire says Huawei is one of its suppliers, along with Cisco, Ciena, DragonWave, Motorola, and Samsung UPDATED 1:45 PM

Mobile VoIP's an 'Unstoppable Train'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

New Unstrung Insider finds that the move to LTE and other all-IP networks will finally force operators to take mobile VoIP seriously

Sprint Looks to Raise $500 Million
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

The carrier's public offering would raise funds for general business expenses, as it continues to lose lucrative postpaid subscribers

Cable's New Dimension?
The Bauminator | 8/10/2009

5:35 PM Cable engineers give high marks to Prime Sense's '3D-sensing' technology, which can sense who's in the room

Ericsson's Managed Growth
The Philter | 8/10/2009

4:30 PM The US is Ericsson's new stronghold – and the recovery hasn't really started here (yet)

Is Ericsson the Hope for Nortel's MEN?
News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Nortel's Metro Ethernet Networks group stays in line with the rest of the company, and that might interest suitors

Broadcom Stirs Up Trouble for Entropic
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Broadcom's playing from behind with its MoCA strategy, but hopes to gain ground with a newly certified design for set-tops and gateways

KT Reaps Mobile Bonus
News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Korea Telecom reports 227 percent jump in quarter-on-quarter profits as mobile revenues kick in

Vodafone Tests LTE With Huawei
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Vodafone's German business puts Huawei to the test using the 'digital dividend' airwaves

Mike Z. Steps Down at Nortel
News Analysis | 8/10/2009

CEO departs as Nortel restructures to sell its remaining standalone businesses

Mobile VoIP Goes Mainstream
LR Mobile Column | 8/10/2009

Mobile VoIP, which began as a voice application, is no longer just a cheap telephone call: It has become a major component of a unified communications mix

Mike Z's Exit Strategy
EuroBlog | 8/10/2009

7:30 AM Nortel CEO signals his departure

Canadian Gov't to Examine Nortel Auction 'Discrepancy'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2009

But Deputy minister says RIM should have gone to the bankruptcy court if it had a problem with the proceedings

Unicorn Picks Akamai
Contentinople | 8/7/2009

4:45 PM Even though CEO Bill Rinehart is a founder of Akamai's archrival

Novafora Burns Out
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Sources confirm that Novafora, a video chip startup headed up by the founders of Terayon, has run out of money and ceased operations

Massillon Has Eyes for HD-DTAs
The Bauminator | 8/7/2009

1:20 PM Mulling inexpensive box option that lets subs drink in its newly expanded HD lineup

RIM CEO Calls Nortel LTE Patents a 'National Treasure'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Lazaridis makes impassioned plea to keep LTE tech in Canada, says that RIM and Nortel had an LTE deal before the vendor filed for bankruptcy

Italians Forced Into Marriage of Convenience
News Analysis | 8/7/2009

To getta betta pizza the action, FastWeb and Wind strike network-sharing deal to keep costs down and cock a snook at Telecom Italia

Telco TV Kicking Butt
TelcoTV Thoughts | 8/7/2009

NOON Leads all video providers in net adds

Tandberg Takes One-Stream, Any-Screen Approach
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Tandberg hits back at its VoD rivals with an update to OpenStream that manages the delivery of video to IP set-tops, PCs, and handsets

Oplink Shares Start to Climb
The Philter | 8/7/2009

11:20 AM But analyst taps the brakes on giving the company a ratings boost

Nortel Could Sell LTE Patents Separately
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Nortel says it could sell LTE patents at a later date, amongst a range of options for the wireless broadband intellectual property

ZON Preps 1G Broadband Offer
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2009

ZON Multimédia raises the anté in Portugal as it prepares the September launch of a 1-Gbit/s broadband service

This Week in WiMax
Kaps Korner | 8/7/2009

7:45 AM Sprint leads the business WiMax charge

Sprint Goes Green(er)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Intros the Samsung Reclaim, calls for 90% handset recycling by 2017

Comcast Speeds Up '09 Wideband Goal
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2009

MSO to keep U-verse and FiOS in check, plumbing 80% of its plant for Docsis 3.0 by year's end, 15% better than the original plan

3G Boosts T-Mobile's Q2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2009

T-Mobile said it experienced lower voice revenues, but these were offset by growth in data revenues

Burke Gives SDV Some Hope
The Bauminator | 8/6/2009

4:30 PM Comcast exec doesn’t think analog reclamation and switching are mutually exclusive

The Google iPhone Spat
Jonestown | 8/6/2009

4:05 PM This one has legs

Infinera's Ex-Man
EuroBlog | 8/6/2009

2:20 PM The journey continues for ex-Cisco, ex-ADVA exec Ron Martin

Comcast Profits Grow, Sub Adds Slow
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Comcast's financial house was in order in Q2, beating analyst estimates, but the operator lost another bundle of basic video subs

More 'High-Speed 2go'
The Bauminator | 8/6/2009

10:25 AM Comcast rolling out WiMax in Chicago and Philly later this year

India Spinning in Circles on Mobile Licenses
News Analysis | 8/6/2009

India's regulator calls a timeout on mobile license allocation while it mulls capping the number of service providers

What Is Broadcom's LTE Strategy?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Broadcom is starting to hire LTE talent but saying nothing on its strategy for the mobile broadband technology

Microsoft Mediaroom Tackles Tier 2 IPTV
News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Microsoft Mediaroom's win with SureWest seems to indicate the platform is ready for wider IPTV deployment

Cisco Makes the Q4 Grade
News Analysis | 8/5/2009

The routing giant's earnings got less depressing in Q4 than they've been in a year

RCN: Tru2way Can Wait
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2009

MSO has shelved tru2way deployment plans after striking a deal to offer a fancy, new, broadband-powered TiVo HD-DVR

Nortel Mum on Emergency Gov't Meeting
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2009

The Canadian House of Commons industry committee has called on Ericsson, Nortel, and RIM to attend a surprise meeting to review the wireless unit auction process

AlcaLu Preps Grand Convergence Plan
News Analysis | 8/5/2009

A master plan for packets and optical is taking shape at AlcaLu, with Basil Alwan, head of the router division, playing a key role

Recovery Act: Big Apple Expects Little Bite
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Don't expect much money from the first round of the broadband stimulus package to flow to cities like NYC

Infinera's Smoking Gun
Craig's A-List | 8/5/2009

3:25 PM Huatever happened to its Level 3 business?

Unicom Enters Third Phase
AsiaBlog | 8/5/2009

2:10 PM China Unicom begins third phase of its W-CDMA rollout

Google Acquires On2
News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Google is buying the video compression and encoding specialist in an all-stock transaction worth $106.5M

Has Cable SDV Peaked?
The Bauminator | 8/5/2009

11:40 AM One analyst wonders if the technology's best days are behind it

BigBand Dives on Soft Q3 Warning
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Shares in the digital video specialist plunged as much as 20 percent after-hours Tuesday amid warning of a Q3 loss and lower revenues

'TV Everywhere' Race Heats Up
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Despite all the press given to Comcast's upcoming On Demand Online trial, it won't be the first company to launch such an offering

FiOS Ain't the iPhone
Craig's A-List | 8/4/2009

6:00 PM One vote of no confidence for the FiOS app store

TiVo-Dish DVR Slugfest Rages On
The Bauminator | 8/4/2009

5:15 PM Score one for Charlie Ergen's corner

Facebook on TV
Contentinople | 8/4/2009

4:45 PM Verizon lets FiOS subscribers social-network on TV

Digeo Flips Switch on SDV, Multi-Room
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2009

Digeo's retail HD-DVR now has the ability to tap 'switched' cable channels and – for a price – pipe content to other rooms in the house

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. for PLDT
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

Big props for the largest telco in the Philippines as it reports a positive first half to the year and increases its profit guidance

Nortel's Enterprise Auction Set for 9/11
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

The courts give their OK, Avaya's got its $475M bid in, and now the real fun starts

Spirent Looks to LTE in Testing Times
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

Test specialist Spirent eyes opportunity in mobile broadband LTE as challenging market conditions persist in 2009

Welshcare
Monkey Bidness | 8/4/2009

12:10 PM Welsh whiskey: nature's disinfectant

RCN Makes TiVo Its Dominant DVR
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2009

RCN to attack MSOs and telcos next year with a TiVo box outfitted with broadband video features and hooks into its legacy cable VoD system

Android Takes On RIM in the Enterprise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2009

The company will bake more enterprise-friendly features into Android, but still may have a hard time convincing companies to ditch their BlackBerry smartphones

Is Juniper Junior-Grade?
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

One analyst thinks that Juniper isn't ready for coming product trends and that the Nokia Siemens partnerships won't help

AT&T, Apple & Google
Jonestown | 8/4/2009

9:10 AM FCC looks at the blocking of Google Talk, but shouldn't operators be more creative with data rather than milking the voice cash cow?

Nacchio's New Deal
Craig's A-List | 8/3/2009

5:40 PM Think six years wasn't enough for the Qwest ex-CEO? Then you won't like this

Docsis Devices Drive Downward
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Shipments of Docsis devices slowed in the first quarter, but Heavy Reading says wideband could spark a second-half rebound

Delve Partners With Akamai
Contentinople | 8/3/2009

4:35 PM But who's reaping the benefits?

FPGA Graveyard
Craig's A-List | 8/3/2009

3:55 PM Remember Cswitch? You won't have to for long

Router Hints
Craig's A-List | 8/3/2009

3:15 PM An optimistic sign out of EZchip's earnings

Migrating Eyeballs, Shifting Biz Models
The Cable Pipeline | 8/3/2009

2:35 PM MSOs will have to tweak their business models if they add complementary Web TV access

Clearwire Launches in 10 New Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Clear's mobile broadband will soon be in eight markets in Texas, as well as two in Boise, Idaho, and Bellingham, Wash.

Merger Saga Continues
AsiaBlog | 8/3/2009

11:50 AM Bharti Airtel and MTN cozy up for extended merger talks

Mixed Fortunes for Indian Operators
News Analysis | 8/3/2009

As Reliance increases sales and profits, Tata Communications struggles, and state-owned MTNL slumps to a quarterly loss

Telstra Trials 100G With Nortel
News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Another significant 100G trial for Nortel's up-for-sale optical division

ExtendMedia Boosts Content Management
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/3/2009

ExtendMedia is launching a new product today that caters to providers that want to launch their own 'TV Everywhere'-type services

Alvarion: A WiMax Gift
LR Mobile Column | 8/3/2009

Alvarion may be facing some troubles now, but global growth in WiMax could make it an M&A target in 2010

Clear Doubles Up in Oregon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Now you can upload those vital Twitter and Facebook updates a little faster in Portland, with Clearwire doubling uplink speeds on its WiMax network

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