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Indian Telcos Tackle Broadband Shortage
News Analysis | 5/25/2007

State-run carriers MTNL and BSNL stock up on broadband equipment to tackle waiting lists

Wireless: Fix, Not Flaw
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/25/2007

New applications help WiFi shed its image as enterprises' biggest network vulnerability

Facebook Video Is Not a Coup
Contentinople | 5/25/2007

MySpace and YouTube have nothing to fear

AlcaLu: PBT Is Peripheral
News Analysis | 5/25/2007

Alcatel-Lucent says it's keeping an eye on PBT developments, but it isn't seeing widespread carrier interest

Finally, a Use for Twitter
Contentinople | 5/25/2007

Celebrities don't have that much to say

Enterprise FMC Grows Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2007

DiVitas, Nokia, Microsoft, and Cisco are all pushing corporate convergence

Telcordia's Takeover Shortlist
NXTcomm News Analysis | 5/24/2007

Sources say Telcordia has a shortlist of firms that might buy its OSS assets, and that one of its partners has a say in any M&A decisions

Euro Scorecard: Telefónica Dominates
News Analysis | 5/24/2007

Carrier scorecards are in for European wireline carriers, and Telefónica is once again leading the way

Court Upholds Adelphia Convictions
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/24/2007

John and Timothy Rigas are again found guilty of improperly spending Adelphia funds on, well, themselves

Genius Sandwich
EuroBlog | 5/24/2007

Einstein, Rumsfeld, and, er... Light Reading?

The Weight of Infinera
Craig's A-List | 5/24/2007

Optics needs a hit IPO

JPMorgan Tech Week: Nortel, Tellabs & More
News Analysis | 5/24/2007

At the 35th Annual JPMorgan Technology Conference, skepticism and a little tension were a common theme at many of the presentations

The Philter (on kyte)
The Philter | 5/24/2007

Welcome to The Philter (on kyte)

Time for a Mobile NetCo?
LR Mobile Column | 5/24/2007

Radio access network sharing is emerging as the single biggest cost-cutting opportunity in wireless networks

Serial Dater Signs On
Red Panda | 5/24/2007

'I love you because you don't have a mind of your own'

The Five Most Depressing Words in the English Language
Jonestown | 5/24/2007

The horror! The horror!

Everybody Wins!
Contentinople | 5/23/2007

The genius of digital music imports

Hitachi GPON Gets RUS Approval
News Analysis | 5/23/2007

The AMN1220 is the first GPON unit to receive USDA Rural Utilities Service acceptance

A Point in Favor of ID Chips
Jonestown | 5/23/2007

A case of too many Joneses

Force10 VP Walks to Woven
News Analysis | 5/23/2007

Sales VP Mike Langley, recently of Force10, lands a job with Woven Systems

Charter Pays Networking Forward
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/23/2007

Charter Communications is helping tech-challenged high-speed Internet customers... for a fee

Interop Evolution
Craig's A-List | 5/23/2007

Doesn't anyone follow speeds and feeds any more?

OSS News: A Death in the Family
News Analysis | 5/23/2007

One of the telecom software sector's small specialists goes under, and it's likely to be followed by others

BT Gives PSP Its Voice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2007

BT and Sony partner to bring voice, video, and messaging capabilities to the WiFi-enabled PlayStation Portable

Google 'Bias' Returns
The Philter | 5/23/2007

Google can't find us

Should We Be Worried?
Wireless Bits | 5/23/2007

Auntie Beeb finds WiFi a cause for concern

Nortel Says 40-Gbit PBT Coming Soon
NXTcomm News Analysis | 5/23/2007

Exec says the company could steal router market share and introduce a 40G product by year-end

A Rare Miss for Forgent
The Bauminator | 5/23/2007

Forgent may have swung and missed in its DVR litigation against EchoStar, but it's winning other legal battles

SoundExchange Missing the Point?
Contentinople | 5/23/2007

Internet radio is not a zero-sum game

Balsillie: WiFi & FMC 'Imminent'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2007

RIM Co-CEO sees WiFi integration and fixed mobile convergence (FMC) coming in 2007. And he sees big upside for devices and services

Speedy Gonzales
BroadBananas | 5/23/2007

Move aside, Road Runner. Broadband may be next for 'the fastest mouse in all Mexico'

More Monkey Abuse
Monkey Bidness | 5/23/2007

Clowns have a captive audience

Targeted Ads, 2; Speeds & Feeds, 0
News Analysis | 5/23/2007

Could targeted advertising be the secret weapon that telcos need in their battle against cable?

Chambers 2.0
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2007

Web 2.0 and productivity star in the Cisco CEO's keynote speech at Interop

The Big Split
Cisco Watch | 5/22/2007

What if Cisco ducked out of Interop?

Cisco's Watching You (Again)
NXTcomm News Analysis | 5/22/2007

Networking giant makes another move in the security/surveillance space. What's with all the IP spy tech?

On2 Acquires Hantro for $58M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2007

On2 Technologies' acquisition of Hantro gives a boost to the mobile video market

Spottin' Tech Trends
Cutting Loose | 5/22/2007

With John Chambers

Open Standards Wars
Cable Guy | 5/22/2007

SDV vendors are increasingly squabbling over who adheres to the most open tech standards

Mobile IPR to Be Auctioned
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2007

Finnish inventor prepares to auction legally disputed intellectual property rights for mobile technologies

Lightning Strikes...
Red Panda | 5/22/2007

Unless you're a Nokia user

Guerillas v Gorillas
Monkey Bidness | 5/22/2007

Warning: not funny, not even a bit

Microsoft Brew
Craig's A-List | 5/22/2007

One empire feeds another

SAP's Rising in OSS
News Analysis | 5/22/2007

The IT giant says it's going to be a player in the OSS space. So does that mean it's going to buy Telcordia?

Is Insight on the Block?
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/21/2007

Insight Communications is bringing in the investment bankers, setting up a possible sale

Infinera Prices IPO
News Analysis | 5/21/2007

The DWDM super-startup expects to raise $139.1 million

Global Crossing: More M&A to Come?
NXTcomm News Analysis | 5/21/2007

Global Crossing finalized its acquisition of Impsat and explains how it looks to get back on track in 2007

RGB Takes On Terayon
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/21/2007

RGB Networks' new 'digital overlay' apps aim to change targeted ads in real-time

Telcordia Still Sulking
EuroBlog | 5/21/2007

OSS sector has moved on, but Telcordia hasn't

Weekend Recap
Contentinople | 5/21/2007

Digital content news bonanza

Cisco Reconsiders WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2007

Sources say that Cisco divisions are taking a fresh look at WiMax

Alltel Accepts $27.5B Buyout Offer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2007

Alltel accedes to one of the industry's largest private equity buyouts

Verizon Gets High Marks in LR Poll
News Analysis | 5/21/2007

In a poll conducted by Light Reading, most respondents gave Verizon the top grade

OSS Sizzles on French Riviera
News Analysis | 5/21/2007

The OSS fraternity is converging on Nice, France, with awards to accept, news to announce, and deals to strike

Three Streaming Tidbits
Contentinople | 5/18/2007

What caught my eye earlier this week

Will Fujitsu Give Up in GPON?
News Analysis | 5/18/2007

Sources say Fujitsu is reevaluating the future of its GPON product

Taqua FAQua
The Philter | 5/18/2007

Taqua's back. Again.

Senator BlackBerry
Jonestown | 5/18/2007

The addiction has claimed another high-profile victim...

Netgear Feels Out Femto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2007

SOHO WiFi player could get in the home base station game

Kentucky Karaoke Krisis
Red Panda | 5/18/2007

Stop singin' near my dang food!

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 5/18/2007

Disco Inferno

Microsoft On Demand
The Bauminator | 5/18/2007

Microsoft could re-engergize its influence in the US cable market after putting up $6 billion in cash for aQuantive

BSNL to Award $4.5B Mobile Contracts
NXTcomm News Analysis | 5/18/2007

BSNL is finally set to award its long-delayed GSM equipment contracts to Ericsson and Nokia Siemens

Giant Scottish Monkeys
Monkey Bidness | 5/18/2007

What a grrrrrrrreat country!

Test Startup Raises $12M
News Analysis | 5/18/2007

Startup Fanfare has a different approach to T&M and is already working with Cisco, AlcaLu, and a bunch of test gear vendors

Starent Sets IPO Range
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2007

Top end price of $11 could see $133 million raised when the mobile core vendor's stock hits the Nasdaq

Blackout
Cisco Watch | 5/18/2007

NTT crashes down, Giancarlo mashes up

Trouble at Telekom
EuroBlog | 5/18/2007

Strike action weighs on German giant

CPacket Touts Distributed DPI
News Analysis | 5/18/2007

A shoestring startup claims its chip could let deep packet inspection become a fixture in more parts of the network

McLeod Picks Up Mpower Pieces
News Analysis | 5/17/2007

Iowa CLEC gets more subscribers and assets as it tries to pretty itself up for the public markets

India Roundup: Partnerships & Politics
News Analysis | 5/17/2007

A contract for Nokia, license for C&W, and a war of words between mobile operators and ISPs feature among this week's activity in India

Motorola Snaps Up MPEG-4 Player
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/17/2007

The pickup of Modulus helps expand Motorola's portfolio, but it also keeps the startup out of enemy hands

Finisar Suit Rocks XM, Sirius
News Analysis | 5/17/2007

The component maker's patent battles open a new front against satellite radio

CDN Startups Talk Tough
News Analysis | 5/17/2007

A wrapup of trash talk among CDN players at Streaming Media East

Concurrent's War Drawer
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/17/2007

Analyst says Concurrent's $14 million private placement will boost confidence in the VOD vendor

Sounds for Stoners
Red Panda | 5/17/2007

Warning! If you read this, you will get high

Counting on Commercial Success
Cable Guy | 5/17/2007

The nation's four biggest MSOs may actually mean business about business

Dead Cow Walking?
Monkey Bidness | 5/17/2007

Actually, a load of bull

Pitching HDTV
The Bauminator | 5/17/2007

Mark Cuban is asking the unwashed masses to submit new show ideas for HDNet

'New Wave' Keeps BT on Track
News Analysis | 5/17/2007

Networked IT and broadband services are driving growth, but the cost of restructuring plans has dented BT's share price

Turning Point for OSS
EuroBlog | 5/17/2007

OSS is no longer telecom's backwater

Force10 Hit By VP Exodus
News Analysis | 5/17/2007

Three vice presidents jump ship at Force10 while revenues reportedly hit a snag

Blyk Preps Summer Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2007

Blyk will offer UK mobile users free calls and texts funded by ads starting this summer, but some services will attract a charge

Wi-Fi Alliance Makes 'N' Official
Jonestown | 5/16/2007

But does it even matter anymore?

No DRM for Amazon
Contentinople | 5/16/2007

Amazon enters the digital music field

How Will Telcos Avoid Me-Too TV?
News Analysis | 5/16/2007

At Light Reading's Future of Broadband event in NYC, panelists debated the future of telco TV and how to differentiate

The Google Life
Craig's A-List | 5/16/2007

Why talk when you can just Google?

Wireless Broadband at a Crossroads
Wireless Bits | 5/16/2007

Keeping performance and service – rather than technology – in mind now that wireless broadband is here

Cats With Yarn Balls
Contentinople | 5/16/2007

The monetization of Internet video ain't easy

AlcaLu Lands Big $$ in Little China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2007

Alcatel-Lucent has announced deals with China Unicom and China Mobile worth a total of $460 million

NCTA Chief Calls for FCC Gutting
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/16/2007

NCTA president Kyle McSlarrow proposes that the role of the FCC be reduced and the agency's regulations sunset in five years

Telefónica Ramps Q1 Profit
News Analysis | 5/16/2007

Spanish giant reports growth in revenues and profits, but there are signs that market pressures are beginning to tell

Support Our Troops
Monkey Bidness | 5/16/2007

...after I take mine off the top

The Evolution of the Access Point
Jonestown | 5/16/2007

WiFi keeps on growin'

Testing the New Phones
Jonestown | 5/16/2007

They're not submersible

Mobile Bench Mark
EuroBlog | 5/16/2007

Wave your hands in the air if you want a signal…

Work Just Got Worse
Red Panda | 5/16/2007

Get off your fat ass

The Next Cut
Jonestown | 5/15/2007

Can Moto score with a new RAZR?

The Content Conundrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2007

The mobile content industry is already growing fast, but is a lack of underlying standards holding it back?

Holey IOS
Cisco Watch | 5/15/2007

There's a (nother) hole in my IOS

The AP Evolves
Cutting Loose | 5/15/2007

There's important stuff shaking in the WiFi market again

Comcast to Drop Microsoft TV Guide
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/15/2007

Microsoft TV is about to lose its only US cable foothold for the 'Foundation Edition' set-top platform

Falwell Raptured
Monkey Bidness | 5/15/2007

Jerry opts for early retirement

Box Office Tizzy
The Bauminator | 5/15/2007

Suffice it to say, some theaters do not share a top cable exec's enthusiasm about offering movies in the VOD window

Will Vyyo Fly-o?
BroadBananas | 5/15/2007

Following a lackluster Q1, Vyyo still has enough financial runway to determine if MSOs are truly bandwidth constrained

Infinera Builds in Q1
News Analysis | 5/15/2007

Updated IPO filings show Infinera's still on a roll, even after correcting for accounting restatements

ScanScout Targets Online Video
News Analysis | 5/15/2007

Startup raises $7M to sell a different way of connecting advertisers with viewers of online video

Cox Can't Save Vyyo's Q1
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/14/2007

Q1 revenues dipped for Vyyo, but the vendor got a $2M vote of confidence from Cox

Aerohive: Busy Bees
Nearpoints | 5/14/2007

The return of the big AP?

Strange Email of the Day
Jonestown | 5/14/2007

If the Speedo fits...

SSL VPN From Your Smartphone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2007

Secure VPN access to corporate apps from Windows smartphones

MEF Tackles Ethernet Interconnect
News Analysis | 5/14/2007

The Metro Ethernet Forum is working on technical and business process standards for Ethernet service interconnect

Verizon Grabs Cybertrust
News Analysis | 5/14/2007

Merger sets stage for clash of telecom titans

Weekend Recap
Contentinople | 5/14/2007

Digital media news extravaganza

JDSU May Be Mulling Optical Exit
News Analysis | 5/14/2007

Fine-tuning continues in JDSU's optical division, leading to speculation that the group could be up for sale

Zodiac Travels OCAP 'OnRamp'
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/14/2007

Zodiac's 'PowerRamp' entry could serve as both competitor and partner to TVWorks

DT: Strike Watch
EuroBlog | 5/14/2007

Deutsche Telekom faces picket-line disruption

Carrier Scorecard: T-Mobile International
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2007

Now that Deutsche Telekom has released its Q1 results, it's time to see just how well T-Mobile is doing

AlcaLu Buys Gateway Vendor
News Analysis | 5/14/2007

Alcatel-Lucent to buy multiservice gateway vendor NetDevices for an undisclosed fee

More Big Nanny
Monkey Bidness | 5/14/2007

Save us, Hollywood!

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2007

PlayPhone, mig33, and Intercasting wade in the wonga this week

Hotel Hell
The Philter | 5/11/2007

Going medieval in Vegas

The Cable Show in Pictures
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/11/2007

Porn stars, plush toys, and power brokers. It could only be The Cable Show 2007 in Las Vegas

Converged Hiccup
Jonestown | 5/11/2007

You might find yourself...

It... Lives!
The Bauminator | 5/11/2007

I've heaped my share of sand over the body of ICTV over the years, but it keeps spitting granules back in my face

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 5/11/2007

God Save the Queen

Cable Execs: Duds & Suds
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/11/2007

When an old, interactive app was scuttled, did anyone really notice it was gone?

Merger Tears Into AlcaLu's Sales
News Analysis | 5/11/2007

The latest sales breakdown from Alcatel-Lucent shows how last year's merger has lowered revenues from carrier customers

Satellite Backhaul Growth Fuels African M&A
News Analysis | 5/11/2007

With demand for satellite as a backhaul technology growing in Africa, Gateway Communications acquires GS Telecom

Brazen Billboard
Red Panda | 5/11/2007

'Life is short' – here's hoping your marriage fails...

Ericsson's New 'String of Pearls'
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/11/2007

Ericsson's Capital Markets Day offers insight into the company's new acquisition strategy

Cisco Field Update
Craig's A-List | 5/11/2007

Papers get signed, permits come next

Verizon Akonized
Light Ranting | 5/11/2007

Steamy video gets Verizon marketing rep fired

Ringing Up Business
Cable Guy | 5/11/2007

This may be the year that cable operators finally started getting serious about business phone service

One Ring to Rule Them All
Cisco Watch | 5/11/2007

Cisco's Hillcrest connection

AlcaLu Details Q1 Woes
News Analysis | 5/11/2007

Slump in revenues and operating profits mars Alcatel-Lucent's first full quarter of operations as analysts smell restructuring problems

Legal Battle Drags Down Oplink
News Analysis | 5/11/2007

Oplink is downgraded and sees its stock fall, as its attempted takeover of OCP hits the courts

Moto's Next Trick
Jonestown | 5/10/2007

Can Moto's 'media monster' revive its device fortunes?

Zitter Rebrands DRM
Contentinople | 5/10/2007

A DRM by any other name...

RFID Security Service, Tools on Tap
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2007

New audit service and appliance to target RFID customers looking to lock down their systems

Vonage Loses Less
News Analysis | 5/10/2007

In spite of legal expenses, Vonage reported an 18 percent reduction in losses for the first quarter of 2007

Deutsche Telekom Faces Strike
News Analysis | 5/10/2007

First-quarter profits have slumped, and now 20,000 staff are set to strike, starting Friday

Congrats, Drunkard!
Red Panda | 5/10/2007

Why they needn't hire David Hasselhoff

T-Mobile USA Adds Nearly 1M Subs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2007

T-Mobile USA shows solid growth in Q1 2007 but its performance is overshadowed by a lackluster quarter from Deutsche Telekom

Veraz Looks for Respect
News Analysis | 5/10/2007

Shares are down more than 20 percent since its IPO, but better days are ahead

Mystery Science Theater 2007
Contentinople | 5/10/2007

Yuk it up with MST3K's Mike Nelson

Carrier Scorecard: Ma Bell's Metamorphosis
News Analysis | 5/10/2007

The scorecards are in for North American wireline carriers

Joost Pockets $45M
News Analysis | 5/10/2007

The online video startup created by Skype's founders has raised $45 million from a set of high-profile backers

Watchdog Dreaming
EuroBlog | 5/10/2007

Portugal has a dream that Europe's big hitters will shatter

Report: Juniper Rethinks the Core
News Analysis | 5/9/2007

A single-chassis router to challenge Cisco's CRS-1 is underway, according to one analyst

Is Cable Faster Than FiOS?
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/9/2007

Cable execs save their tough talk for telco access efforts

Viddle Me This
Craig's A-List | 5/9/2007

A video gimmick that actually sounds useful

WiMax: The Cost Is Clear
Wireless Bits | 5/9/2007

Its becoming evident the sheer cost of rolling out WiMax makes it a big boy's – or girl's – game

Eccosphere Creeps Into Social Network Scene
News Analysis | 5/9/2007

A new social networking service has been created by a veteran of the European telecom services scene, with mobile users the likely target

PolyCipher Targets '08 Trials
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/9/2007

An MSO joint venture to produce downloadable conditional access systems could be ready for trials next year

Seventh Inning Spread
Monkey Bidness | 5/9/2007

Taking one for the team

Clearwire: The Big Spend
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2007

McCaw's WiMax venture doubles loss but adds 52,000 new subs

GooMax
Jonestown | 5/9/2007

Will Google turn to WiMax?

Inquam lands Another Euro WiMax License
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2007

NextWave's European venture, Inquam, is on a Euro WiMax roll, with licenses in Germany and Switzerland. Which country will be next?

Show Stuff
The Bauminator | 5/9/2007

To say The Cable Show got off to a bang would be a massive, and sad, understatement

Euro Carriers Suffer Profits Dip
News Analysis | 5/9/2007

From Denmark to Russia, Europe's operators are feeling the squeeze as costs, pricing, and competition erode their margins

You've Been Blackled
Light Ranting | 5/9/2007

Save energy, dress in black

Virtue, Vice & Everything Nice
BroadBananas | 5/9/2007

Walking the floor of The Cable Show here in Sin City is always a wild and wacky experience

Sven, Where's Your Doggy?
EuroBlog | 5/9/2007

Sweden's canine community has nowhere to hide

Tal Afar Comes to YouTube
Contentinople | 5/8/2007

The US military launches a YouTube channel

Cisco Reports Solid Q3
News Analysis | 5/8/2007

Cisco's aggressive streak continues as the company hits Q3 targets, but the stock is down after-hours

AT&T Lowers U-verse Goals Again
News Analysis | 5/8/2007

Costs are up and projections are down as AT&T tweaks its U-verse forecast yet again

Anga Under Control
EuroBlog | 5/8/2007

For real Anga, go to Germany

Here Kitty, Kitty...
Red Panda | 5/8/2007

'Is that squirrel wearing a teddy?'

Should Google Go WiMax?
Cutting Loose | 5/8/2007

The reasons why the search giant might be eyeing WiMax

Cable Developing Two-Way PCTV Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/8/2007

The cable industry's BOCR initiative aims to bring cable programming and interactive applications to the PC

ADVA Revenues at All-Time High
News Analysis | 5/8/2007

Sales grew 85 percent with the addition of Movaz and strong metro access demand

eMusic Gets Zorn'd
Contentinople | 5/8/2007

Tzadik Records rumored to be leaving eMusic

Shearia
Monkey Bidness | 5/8/2007

No tweezers in Paradise

BT Wants WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2007

BT issues RFI for WiMax and says it may participate in 2.6GHz spectrum auction in the UK later this year

KPN Suffers VOIP Hiccup
News Analysis | 5/8/2007

Hello? Hello? Problems with its VOIP service has hit the Dutch incumbent's share of the telephony market in the first quarter of 2007

Akimbo Re-Arms
Craig's A-List | 5/7/2007

It's goodbye to the living room, for now

Cool Gizmo Alert
Jonestown | 5/7/2007

But the 'world's first' wireless USB hub ain't cheap

No Napping!
Red Panda | 5/7/2007

St. Mark is watching you...

Big Bad Backhaul Blast
Nearpoints | 5/7/2007

Keeping 'em flying

RIM's Corporate Call
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2007

RIM makes good on Ascendent acquisition with new enterprise convergence software

VC Money Chases OpVista
News Analysis | 5/7/2007

Having raised $28 million just a year ago, the ROADM vendor decides another $15 million won't hurt

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 5/7/2007

363K homes switch on FiOS TV

Weekend Recap
Contentinople | 5/7/2007

Content news extravaganza

Comcast Gets the (Unified) Message
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2007

Comcast is launching a 'communications center' called SmartZone to handle all manner of messaging for its subscribers

MSOs Say OCAP's Not a Snap
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2007

Deploying OCAP has been challenging, but the technology is starting to seep into US cable systems

TI Chips In
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2007

Texas Instruments has released the Puma 5, a cable modem chipset based on the advanced Docsis 3.0 specification

Republicans Evolving
Monkey Bidness | 5/7/2007

Darwin triumphs

Boom Times in Iowa
Light Ranting | 5/7/2007

Bombarded with dirty phone calls – and they like it

MSOs Get Waiver on Set-Top Security
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/4/2007

Christmas came early for three cable operators when the Media Bureau of the FCC granted special set-top waivers

The Right Way to 700
Nearpoints | 5/4/2007

Sharing is Caring

OCP Pops a Poison Pill
News Analysis | 5/4/2007

The shareholder rights plan won't make OCP easy to swallow

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2007

VCs get socially mobile in this week's venture funding roundup

BigBand Beats the Street
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/4/2007

And the Street hits back as the company's shares fall more than 18 percent by midday

Mideast Carriers Line Up Credit
News Analysis | 5/4/2007

Middle Eastern carriers secure billions of dollars in credit to ramp up their expansion plans

A Lesson in Cool
Contentinople | 5/4/2007

Some advice for Microhoo!

Celebrating Our 'Inner Geek'
The Bauminator | 5/4/2007

A big tip of the hat to Leslie Ellis, WICT Rocky Mountain's 2007 Women in Technology award winner

The Big Deal
Craig's A-List | 5/4/2007

Microsoft and Yahoo take over the water cooler

Trio Lands Ethernet Carrier Awards
News Analysis | 5/4/2007

BT, Belgacom, and COLT have won the 2007 Ethernet Service Provider of the Year Awards for Europe

Fluff of the Year Awards
Monkey Bidness | 5/4/2007

Another dumb list

Nokia Siemens to Cut 9,000
NXTcomm News Analysis | 5/4/2007

Job reductions at top end of proposed range. No details on which departments will be hit hardest

EC Vote Delayed
EuroBlog | 5/4/2007

Europeans delay mobile roaming charges vote

Nortel Loss Narrows
News Analysis | 5/3/2007

Lower operating costs and higher margins narrowed Nortel's Q1 losses

Digg & Zen Stone
Contentinople | 5/3/2007

Two more reasons to axe DRM

Broadcom Jump Starts MOCA Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2007

Broadcom is accelerating its MOCA strategy after putting up $31 million for semiconductor upstart Octalica

Startups Chase Mobile Ads Biz
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2007

Mobile-ad startups shrug off the Google threat while saying big brands are starting to roll in

Clearwire Cleared for Takeoff
Jonestown | 5/3/2007

Just what is a nomadic WiMax card anyway?

Nortel Preaches Hyperconnectivity
News Analysis | 5/3/2007

Nortel CEO says the company is 'on offense again.'

I'm Watching TV
The Philter | 5/3/2007

Converged services suck

Cablevision Investors Ponder Privatization
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2007

Now comes the hard part for Cablevision – getting shareholders to go along with a deal that will take the New York-based MSO private

Dig This
Craig's A-List | 5/3/2007

The sound of jackhammers in the morning

RIM Curves It Around
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2007

As expected, RIM unveils next stage in plans to get more consumer friendly

Belgacom Explores NGN
EuroBlog | 5/3/2007

Belgian incumbent the latest to go all IP

JDSU Regresses in Q3
News Analysis | 5/3/2007

With optical components business down again, JDSU initiates staff cuts of 400

Slow Down!
Red Panda | 5/3/2007

I blame those sneakers with wheels... and the Internet

PBT Stars at Ethernet Expo
News Analysis | 5/3/2007

Hundreds of Ethernet executives hit London for the Ethernet Expo Europe event, where the news and debate was dominated by PBT

COLT CTO: Let's Connect Now!
News Analysis | 5/3/2007

'Can't we all just connect?' asks Alireza Mahmoodshahi at Ethernet Expo Europe

Cyan Gets Some Green
News Analysis | 5/3/2007

Michael Hatfield's new startup has raised more than $8 million

Kitchen Table Research
BroadBananas | 5/3/2007

Let's take a break from those interminable spreadsheets

Sprint's Cold Call Quarter
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2007

Company says $211M loss is down to spending on network improvements

TWC Grows Its RGU
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2007

Buoyed by the bundle, Time Warner Cable posted solid numbers in its first quarterly report as a publicly traded company

Extreme Gets Small
News Analysis | 5/2/2007

The newest BlackDiamond squares off against low-end carrier Ethernet gear from Cisco and Alcatel-Lucent

Internet Video & Ads Cautiously Mix
News Analysis | 5/2/2007

Video advertisers like the Web but aren't sure how much good it's doing them, say speakers at the Stanford Accel Symposium

Cablevision Keeps Family Ties
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2007

The third time's the charm, as Cablevision accepts the Dolan family's latest offer to take the MSO private

Vodafone Flattens Rates & Gets Social
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2007

Vodafone embraces social networking services and will introduce flat-rate data pricing to boost data services

Virgin Mobile USA Files for $100M IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2007

Mobile virtual network operator files for IPO on the NYSE

Disney Lowers Bar Again
Monkey Bidness | 5/2/2007

Someone needs his head thawed

Nortel Prelims Surprise the Street
News Analysis | 5/2/2007

The company reported better-than-expected revenue and margins

Broadband Smorgasbord
Wireless Bits | 5/2/2007

Ericsson and France Telecom report strong growth in broadband traffic and subscribers, while Europeans check out mobile WiMax

Watch Phone Fun
The Philter | 5/1/2007

Calling Tess Trueheart!

Old Media Rules
Craig's A-List | 5/1/2007

Rupert Murdoch says paper and plain TV still matter

Comcast Preps Docsis 3.0 Trials
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/1/2007

Comcast is looking to launch some Docsis 3.0 trials as early as this year and follow with some initial deployments in 2008

What's the Killer App for Mobile WiMax?
Cutting Loose | 5/1/2007

Its time to ask the obvious question about mobile WiMax

Ethernet Shines on London
EuroBlog | 5/1/2007

Ethernet Expo hits sunny London

Comcast Banks on Triple Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/1/2007

Comcast execs say the ability to offer a bundle of voice, video, and data will pave the way for sustainable growth for years to come

Qwest Cuts Costs, Boosts Earnings
News Analysis | 5/1/2007

Access line revenues fell, but profits rose due to lower capex and bundled services

Sumo v Infant
Red Panda | 5/1/2007

1:30 PM -- Crybabies abound at the 'Baby-Cry Sumo' contest

Carrier Scorecard: Orange
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2007

Growth in emerging markets drives revenues at Orange, but ARPUs in Europe still suffer

Letter to Ed Whitacre
Column | 5/1/2007

Light Reading Editor in Chief Scott Raynovich hurls a "J'accuse!" at the departing AT&T Chief

IBM & Cisco Team for IPTV
News Analysis | 5/1/2007

Pair have joined forces to pitch their IPTV story to the EMEA region's Tier 2 and 3 operators

AlcaLu Exec Wins Popularity Contest
News Analysis | 5/1/2007

Readers pick Basil Alwan as the best-fitting telecom exec in our Movers and Shakers list. By a lot

May Day! May Day!
Monkey Bidness | 5/1/2007

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