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Avici, Riverstone Pick Processors
News Analysis | 6/20/2003

Going into the next week's Network Processors Conference, Intel and Sandburst have wins to brag about

Verizon Close to Data Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/20/2003

Says CDMA2000 1xRTT data mediation service will go live 'in a few weeks'

Nextel's Trademark Talk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/20/2003

What will carriers call their wireless VOIP services now that Nextel has a trademark on Push to Talk™?

Cisco Powers Cogent's Restructuring
News Analysis | 6/20/2003

Cisco exchanges $260 million in debt for more equity so that Cogent can avoid bankruptcy

Is the Hotspot Honeymoon Over?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/20/2003

The bubble looks to be full of hot air

RBOCs Stay Home!
News Analysis | 6/20/2003

Respondents to our latest poll think the RBOCs should cultivate their own gardens

Report Explores Internet Growth Puzzle
News Analysis | 6/20/2003

Internet traffic is still growing strong... if only somebody could figure out how to make money on it

SWAN Bucks Up Ducklings
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/19/2003

Meta's Kozup says Cisco's SWAN plans give switch startups a window to try and sell product

NightFire Sparks Takeover Talk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/19/2003

Siebel is rumored to be interested in NightFire's number portability software. How so?

Metro-Optix Pulls the Plug
News Analysis | 6/19/2003

Multiservice provisioning platform vendor couldn't convince investors to keep it going

Lehman Likes Tellabs/Vivace
News Analysis | 6/19/2003

With the Vivace deal Tellabs is running to the multiservice switching market; analyst Steve Levy sees upside

TTI Hopping Mad Over Hutch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/19/2003

OSS firm is rabid about its cancelled contract with operator Hutchison 3G UK

Payday for M-Commerce Startup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/19/2003

Ireland's Network 365 gets $12M third round to build on a big breakthrough in the Japanese market

Report: CLEC Fiber Still Growing
News Analysis | 6/19/2003

The CLEC market's been battered but remains a formidable challenge to incumbents, says KMI Research

3Com & Huawei Launch Switch in US
News Analysis | 6/19/2003

The American and Chinese manufacturers have taken the first steps in their joint venture in the United States

DMT Chips Win 'VDSL Olympics'
News Analysis | 6/19/2003

But QAM promoters say losing in the line code tests doesn't mean they'll lose in the marketplace

Motorola Plots WLAN VOIP Move
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/18/2003

A cellular/WLAN phone will be the company's first significant move into the crowded 802.11 enterprise market

Vendors in Base Station Bust Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/18/2003

Ericsson is leading the charge on a proposed open interface spec that might trip up Nokia and followers

Asia/Pac Carriers Pull Back
News Analysis | 6/18/2003

The capex crunch has made its way to Asia/Pac, says Infonetics. But pockets of big spending persist

Nortel Revamps VPN Portfolio
News Analysis | 6/18/2003

Spruces up its customer premises VPN products by making better use of existing technologies

Kodeos Lands $6M
News Analysis | 6/18/2003

More cash means the startup can continue pursuing the dream of extending 10-Gbit/s reach

Mellon Hires Banker for CoSine
News Analysis | 6/18/2003

Hedge fund hires an investment banker to shop CoSine to potential buyers

Corvis Insiders Buy Up
News Analysis | 6/18/2003

A recent rush of stock acquisitions by top execs makes for a puzzling case

Propagate Looks to Clear the Air
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Startup is developing software that can optimize WLAN networks and cut down on inteference problems

QLogic Tops B&S Insider Ranking
News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Financial analysis of top 10 public storage networking players shows Q easily beats the field

Opnext Buys Pine Photonics
News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Hitachi spinoff downshifts into OC3 and Gigabit Ethernet as the 10-Gig transceiver market stalls out

Cox Makes Waves With Level 3
News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Cox Communications is using wavelengths from Level 3 to bind US services... tip of the iceberg?

Security God in the Making?
News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Traditional and non-traditional security vendors are working toward building a security 'God Box'

More Missives on AT&T's Long Haul
News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Analysts can't seem to paint a clear picture of what's going on behind the scenes at AT&T

PacketFront Sings New DSL Tune
News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Swedish equipment startup jumps on VDSL bandwagon, nine months after saying it wasn't genuine broadband

Verizon Mum on Push-to-Talk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/17/2003

Verizon Wireless's lips are sealed on a new flurry of PTT launch rumors

Broadcom Blends Ethernet, Security
News Analysis | 6/16/2003

Broadcom makes more moves toward integration, adding security functions to its Ethernet switch chips

Metro DWDM Renaissance?
News Analysis | 6/16/2003

Photuris and Tropic lead the race among the next generation of metro DWDM startups. Things may be perking up

Linksys Tops 2002 WLAN Survey
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/16/2003

Gartner report shows that Cisco, which has acquired Linksys, will rule the roost in 2003

Calix: First in Liquid Refreshment
News Analysis | 6/16/2003

At last! An industry in upheaval finds a safe place to put its beverage

Check Point's Chary Customer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/16/2003

Firewall big cheese talks up cellular network ambitions in spite of customer stagefright

Tropos Taps Intel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/16/2003

Wireless LAN access point startup lands undisclosed sum from Intel's VC arm

Nokia Sweetens SSL
News Analysis | 6/16/2003

Nokia is addressing the Internet-based VPN access market with its new SSL offering

Broadwing's Got a New Boss
News Analysis | 6/13/2003

The sale to Corvis is completed, and former UUNet CEO Mark Spagnolo is at the helm

DLC Vendors in Next-Gen Name Game
News Analysis | 6/13/2003

Their out-of-date gear is already called 'Next Gen' - so what should they call their new equipment?

Roving Planet Revs Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2003

Startup moves up the software stack with net management aimed at handling people, devices, and apps on 802.11

RAD Plans Ethernet Access Push
News Analysis | 6/13/2003

Unveils plans that allow carriers to reap the benefits of Ethernet before deploying it in core metro nets

SEC May Pursue Former Lucent Execs
News Analysis | 6/13/2003

Former sales execs Nina Aversano and William Plunkett might face civil charges, according to a report

Incumbents Get VOIP Wakeup Call
News Analysis | 6/13/2003

They need to build VOIP businesses before PSTN revenues disappear, says consultant

Nokia Claims WCDMA Lead
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2003

Market share matters in the 3G infrastructure sector, but who's ahead and who's behind?

Is TCP Past It?
Column | 6/13/2003

Is TCP Past It? – Geoff Bennett

AT&T Smacks Siemens Rumor
News Analysis | 6/12/2003

Siemens may be in the running to win a WDM contract, but it's probably not the whopper everyone is waiting for

Cable Still Rules US Broadband
News Analysis | 6/12/2003

FCC statistics show ADSL is still outnumbered and cable is more 'advanced'

802.11g: Radio On
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/12/2003

The IEEE ratifies 802.11g: New kit and firmware updates, ahoy!

French Trio Open Hotspots
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/12/2003

Leading carriers open up hotspot nets with roaming agreement. Trailing player to have the last laugh?

DSL Breaks Growth Record
News Analysis | 6/12/2003

Low prices and faster speeds result in global surge of DSL use in the first quarter of 2003

Will Nortel Pick Procket?
News Analysis | 6/12/2003

Canadian incumbent is looking for routing technology again, and the Silicon Valley startup may have what it wants

Chip Startups Bank on EPON
News Analysis | 6/12/2003

An Intel-backed firm and a cast of ex-Alloptic execs are both vying for Ethernet PON attention

Calix Couches Ethernet Story
News Analysis | 6/11/2003

Super access box maker says Ethernet is supported, but not generally available... yet

Covad Buys Qwest's DSL Baggage
News Analysis | 6/11/2003

Spends $3.75M on 23,000 business DSL subscribers from Qwest. But why buy an unprofitable business?

Why Vitesse Picked Multilink
News Analysis | 6/11/2003

A cheaper startup wouldn't have paid for itself, says Vitesse CEO Lou Tomasetta

Nokia Suffers 3G Blow
News Analysis | 6/11/2003

Hutchison Hong Kong is ripping out and replacing 700 Nokia base stations in wake of serious problems

Nokia Suffers 3G Blow
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/11/2003

Hutchison Hong Kong is ripping out and replacing 700 Nokia base stations in wake of serious problems

BT Says US Carriers Full of Hot Air
News Analysis | 6/11/2003

British giant files patent infringement claims against a number of US telecoms for passing gas

Reports: It Began With Bernie
News Analysis | 6/11/2003

Results of two independent investigations say top WorldCom execs ruled unchecked. So what's the verdict?

3Com Pings Court on Huawei Deal
News Analysis | 6/10/2003

In an effort to protect its joint venture with Huawei, 3Com files a motion asking the court to 'intervene'

Multiplex, Vitesse Transponding
News Analysis | 6/10/2003

Both companies continue tinkering with mainstream transponders, hoping to make waves with OEMs

AT&T Gets Security Savvy
News Analysis | 6/10/2003

AT&T has enhanced its managed firewall service and is marketing a new intrusion detection service

Trapeze Swings $34M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2003

Wireless LAN switch startup closes a major funding deal for an eye-popping $34M -- and it's prattling on about an IPO!

Trapeze Swings $34M
News Analysis | 6/10/2003

Wireless LAN switch startup closes an eye-popping funding deal -- and it's prattling on about an IPO!

Cable's Voice Getting Louder
News Analysis | 6/10/2003

Vonage's first cable deal shows how MSOs are finding a variety of ways to offer voice services

The 'Human' Side of Network Testing
News Analysis | 6/10/2003

Startup interNetwork has quietly built a following behind its upper-layer testing software for carrier nets

Nokia Bucks Network Forecasts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2003

Finnish giant's Q2 network forecasts bring glimmer of hope to ailing infrastructure market

Headcount: Memo Minder
News Analysis | 6/9/2003

Agogbua resurfaces, T-Networks and Continuum make cuts, and Bandwidth9 changes markets

Vitesse to Buy Multilink
News Analysis | 6/9/2003

A rejuvenated Vitesse snaps up 10-Gbit/s know-how for about $23M, probably aiming for backplane transceivers

Carriers Face Ethernet 'Black Hole'
News Analysis | 6/9/2003

The lack of back-office systems will hinder automation of processes such as provisioning and billing

Nortel Jumps on the CWDM Wagon
News Analysis | 6/9/2003

Coarse WDM technology in enterprise networks provides Nortel with a fresh marketing hook

Broadcom Ascending in WLAN?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2003

A research report shows Broadcom is a sudden challenger for the No. 1 spot in WLAN chips

Penny-Pinching Switch Hitters
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2003

Wireless LAN switch vendors play speculative pricing game by following market leader

Cisco Wins Huawei Injunction
News Analysis | 6/9/2003

The first round of the court battle betweeen Cisco and Huawei has been decided. But who really won?

Wireless Personality Test
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2003

What kind of wireless user are you? Take Unstrung’s expertly devised personality test to find out

Supercomm Party in Pictures
Slide Shows | 6/6/2003

We came. We saw. We partied. We took pictures...

TriQuint Lowers Sights
News Analysis | 6/6/2003

Revenue estimates for the recently acquired Agere division drop again - but this time they really mean it

Supercomm Shocker
Column | 6/6/2003

Supercomm Shocker – R. Scott Raynovich

Riverstone Ailing in Asia
News Analysis | 6/6/2003

Blames its sick numbers on SARS

Research: Metro Optical Peps Up
News Analysis | 6/6/2003

Optical network hardware sales are leveling off, with surprising spurts in some sectors

Hutch: Fab, Gear Spike?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2003

Will the struggling 3G carrier inadvertently kickstart the ailing infrastructure market in the UK?

W-CDMA Gets a Grilling
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2003

Unstrung poll plays down potential W-CDMA success. Burkina Faso to make a late market charge?

Pronto Hops on Hotspot Ops
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2003

Startup hopes to raise a second round to fund further development of hotspot management software

Avici Joins Huawei for China Push
News Analysis | 6/6/2003

Will the Avici/Huawei team be able to take on Cisco and Juniper in China?

Vendors Chase Chinese Riches
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/5/2003

Lucent and Qualcomm ramp up regional presence in attempt to reap 3G rewards

ADSL, Take 2+
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/5/2003

Chip makers at Supercomm show off new standards that could help DSL combat cable

Cisco Gets Fat on Proprietary VOIP
News Analysis | 6/5/2003

Has no plans to stop developing its 'skinny' in favor of SIP, and it's getting on some folk's nerves

Juniper Loses Ground to Cisco at Verizon
News Analysis | 6/5/2003

Cisco is winning a bigger share of Verizon's giant IP data project, at Juniper's expense

ProQuent's Name Game
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/5/2003

Startup promotes 'programmable router'... or is it a switch, an IP detection device, or what, exactly?

Fujitsu Sounds Off
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/5/2003

Sonet stalwart takes some shots at Cisco after losing some recent BellSouth business

Metro Ethernet Showcased in Demo
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/5/2003

The world's live demo of interoperating metro Ethernet services shows progress, but more is needed
UPDATED 6/6 10:30 AM

Service Creation Club Plans Pilots
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/5/2003

Industry group is working with carriers to demonstrate automated provisioning of broadband services

4G: Running Before You Can Walk
LR Mobile Column | 6/4/2003

Market's desire to hype certain technologies as '4G' is creating unnecessary confusion and undermining current services
- Justin Springham

BT Keynote on Fire!
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/4/2003

Andy Green, CEO of BT Global Services keeps his cool when the kitchen catches fire

UTStarcom Tiptoes Into Transport
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/4/2003

Equipment vendor displays new transport boxes and begins reselling Turin switches

Fiber Access Plans Proliferate
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/4/2003

With big RBOC investment in view, everyone's looking for a fiber access player for a piece of the action

Palm, Handspring: United at Last
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/4/2003

We told you so! $169 million deal gives Palm mo' betta wireless; keeps Handspring alive

Masergy Launches VPLS Service
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/4/2003

It's rolled out the first commercial example of the MPLS-based LAN-interconnect service

PMC, TranSwitch Get Edgy
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/4/2003

New chips bring virtual concatenation out to the edge, applying it to Fast Ethernet and OC12s

Roger, Tango, WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/4/2003

European aviation authorities clear in-flight WLAN services for takeoff

Telcos Tackle Triple Play
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/4/2003

New access products, video compression, and DSL technology are making 'triple-play' more realistic UPDATED 3PM

BellSouth Chooses Cisco (and Lucent)
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/3/2003

Cisco's marketing arrangement with BellSouth sweetens its first RBOC customer win

Atheros: A Tasty Target?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/3/2003

Chip designer has new product and a brace of contracts, making it more attractive to potential buyers

Agere Launches Line-Card Kits
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/3/2003

New program absorbs some of the R&D done by OEMs, part of a trend of increased handholding by chip vendors

MCI Vouches for Nortel's VOIP
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/3/2003

MCI plans to migrate all of its long-distance traffic to IP by 2005; it will use Nortel softswitches

TiMetra Shoots for Service Edge
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/3/2003

Router startup TiMetra, to be acquired by Alcatel, reveals the details of its products and announces a customer

Lucent's 3G Bit Part
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/3/2003

3G 'support' role reflects vendor's lack of UMTS success

AT&T Needs New 'Underware,' Says CEO
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/3/2003

Dorman says AT&T is doing something about getting all tangled up in its own OSS software

MCI in OSS Chaos
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/3/2003

If it emerges from bankruptcy, MCI faces an OSS challenge of epic proportions

Carriers Converge on Ethernet
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/2/2003

A crowd of over 200 service providers puts metro Ethernet under the glass at Light Reading event in Atlanta

New FCC Rules: 600 Pages?
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/2/2003

The new rules are said to be voluminous and confusing. Will new services suffer while the fine print is sifted?

Proxim Offers Dual-G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2003

Enterprise AP vendor looks at twin 802.11g radios as way to help users speed – even in traffic

AMCC, Cortina Chip Into Multiservice
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/2/2003

AMCC and Cortina are producing multiservice line-card chips to ease carriers' headaches with spare components

Cisco Pads B-RAS Offering
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/2/2003

Unveils faster routing engine for the Cisco 10000 and adds B-RAS functions to the Cisco 7600

Oak, Soros Buy Excel From Lucent
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/2/2003

Lucent dumps another high-priced acquisition in favor of pursuing a reseller strategy

Oak, Soros Buy Lucent's Excel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2003

Lucent dumps another high-priced bubble acquisition in favor of pursuing a reseller strategy

Cisco's Path to Switchdom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2003

Cisco is dipping a claw in the WLAN management market and promising switch support in 2004

Redback Sharpens SmartEdge
Supercomm News Analysis | 6/2/2003

Redback has added broadband aggregation to its edge router to better compete with the likes of Cisco and Juniper

Civcom to Merge with Xlight
News Analysis | 6/1/2003

Israeli startups making optical switches and widely tunable transponders to join forces

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