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ZTE Hopes MiFavor Will Find Favor in US
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/27/2012  |  Post a comment
Chinese handset maker's slew of Android smartphones and tablets announced at MWC will features its new user interface skin
Euronews: Nokia Looks to Widen Its Windows
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2012  |  Post a comment
It's all about Mobile World Congress today as Nokia brings out a cheaper Lumia, Orange gets Atom-ized and Ericsson heads for the cloud
AT&T Boss Calls for End to Mobile-Video Babel
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/27/2012  |  24 comments
Carriers and hardware providers have made it too hard for users to easily talk to others over mobile video, says AT&T boss at MWC
NSN's Small Hope for North America
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/27/2012  |  1 comment
NSN looks to small-cell technology acquired from Motorola to give it a boost in North America
Honorable Mentions: Feb. 27
Matt's Mentions  | 
2/27/2012  |  Post a comment
This week's top telecom stories, as chosen by the readers of Matt's Mentions
Microsoft Fills Hole in Skype
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/27/2012  |  2 comments
4:15 AM Beta program brings the VoIP app to Windows Phone, but Microsoft likely has more up its sleeve – if the operators will stand for it
Orange Nabs First Intel Smartphone
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/26/2012  |  Post a comment
An Orange-branded, Atom-powered smartphone is coming to France and the UK at a mass-market price
KT Builds LTE Small Cell Network
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/26/2012  |  1 comment
South Korean operator taps Mindspeed for LTE-optimized small cells, Light Reading Mobile has learned
Huawei Cranks the 4-Speed Core
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/26/2012  |  Post a comment
Chinese handset maker is using its own quad-core chip to build what it's calling the world's fastest, most power-efficient smartphone
AlcaLu lightRadios Go Live at MWC
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/26/2012  |  1 comment
Telefonica takes first step toward a 4G HetNet with the deployment of AlcaLu's lightRadio metrocells at the Fira conference center
Timing the Terabit Standard
Craig's A-List  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
5:25 PM Even though terabit work is already underway, it might not be too early to start worrying
Duopoly Money
The Philter  | 
2/24/2012  |  1 comment
4:30 PM AT&T and Verizon are the biggest and they're only going to get bigger. Should we expect them to be the best, too?
Rogers Fires Up Cisco's Videoscape
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  2 comments
Rogers boots up NextBox 2.0, a Videoscape-powered system featuring a souped-up gateway, a cloud-based UI and live TV streaming to tablets
Lightwire Points Cisco Toward 100G
News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  1 comment
Cisco is talking about putting silicon-photonics modules onto switches and routers sometime before late 2013
AT&T's No. 1 SON
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  1 comment
AT&T is planning to deploy self-healing technology across its network to improve performance
MAM Gives IT Control Over Devices, Apps
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
The explosive growth of mobile broadband service usage is creating a surge in demand for mobile application management
Cisco to Buy Lightwire for $271M
News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  6 comments
Cisco sees optical interconnects using silicon photonics as a way to make routers and switches handle more data at lower costs
TiVo Developing Low-Cost IP Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: EchoStar posts Q4 loss; Dish to close more Blockbusters; Google picks Sanjay Jha's successor; lower STB shipments sting Technicolor
OS Watch: MWC Shows Its Software Side
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
LR Mobile preps for MWC, where Google will be huge, Ubuntu tackles the phone dock, Nokia's going cheap, Fujitsu's getting a quad-core and Windows 8 is unveiled (again)
Huawei Preps LTE TDD Smartphone
News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
With a number of LTE TDD network deals under its belt, Huawei is preparing to launch its first smartphone supporting that technology
OFC/NFOEC 2012: 100G Is Finally Happening
Craig's A-List  | 
2/24/2012  |  1 comment
8:30 AM What (and whom) to watch out for as the optical industry returns to Los Angeles with 100G and more on its mind
Content Delivery Networks Change TV's Channel
Research Rewind  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
8:00 AM This week: Video CDNs; telecom markets in Taiwan and the Netherlands; MVNOs in Romania; LTE in Moscow
Euronews: Telefónica's Profits Halved
News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
In today's EMEA roundup: domestic woes continue for Spanish giant; Ericsson boosts 3 Italia's backhaul; Colt results less than frisky
SMS Boom Days Are Over
News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  2 comments
Is this the end of text as we know it? Carrier trends suggest so :-(
Huawei Shrinks Its RAN Gear
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Vendor unveils its AtomCell mini radio access network (RAN) unit and a separate combined antenna/RF unit for deployment in dense urban areas
T-Mobile Promises Multi-Megabit Peaks on LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/24/2012  |  3 comments
Its initial LTE deployment will offer a maximum download speed of 72 Mbit/s – not that you'll get all of that
Cell C Shifts Up a Gear on Its Data Drive
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Michael Ansley, executive head of business partners at South African operator Cell C, talks to Pyramid Research analyst Badii Kechiche about the emerging 3G market and how Cell C is dealing with increasing data services competition
Comcast Trial Fuses TiVo With VoD
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  6 comments
San Francisco is the first Comcast market to test out a system that links TiVo Premiere DVRs bought at retail to the MSO's VoD service
Cisco Had a Shot at Skype
News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  2 comments
But Cisco turned down the deal – and that has nothing to do with why it's is now protesting Microsoft's pickup of Skype
If You're Going to MWC...
EuroBlog  | 
2/23/2012  |  1 comment
1:55 PM Then pack this blog for the trip!
T-Mobile's Race to Faster 4G
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  8 comments
T-Mobile is challenged to move existing mobile broadband users quickly off the bandwidth it wants for a new 4G offering
FCC Could Blow Up Dish's LTE Plan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  4 comments
Dish's Charlie Ergen gives the company's LTE plans an 80% chance of success, but warns that the FCC's finger is on the 'self-destruct button'
The Emerging 100GE Networking Era
Research Analyst Interviews  | 
2/23/2012  |  1 comment
Service providers are embracing 100GE and deployments will ramp as ecosystem development helps drive affordability
MWC 2012: Analyzing Policy Points
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Graham Finnie looks at all the angles he'll be tackling around policy control at Mobile World Congress, including charging, RAN congestion, analytics and diameter routing
Dish Subs Back in Black, But for How Long?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: Pace to port TiVo UI in set-tops and gateways; Liberty Global eyes Ziggo, posts Q4 loss
MEF Sticks a '2.0' on Carrier Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  8 comments
There's more to the 'New Ethernet' but '2.0' was short enough to fit in a headline
MetroPCS Blames 4G Voice Wait on Qualcomm
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  1 comment
The contract-free carrier plans to launch VoLTE in late 2012 as it says Qualcomm's 8960 chips are not yet 'fully baked'
Meeting the IP Network Challenge
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/23/2012  |  4 comments
Operators face a number of challenges as they build out their IP networks. Heavy Reading senior analyst Stan Hubbard identifies some of those key issues, including convergence, interoperability and network visibility
Telco Video Services in Latin America
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Pyramid Research analyst Eulalia Marin-Sorribes talks about the development of telco video and TV services in Latin America
T-Mobile Will Launch LTE in 2013
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile says it will update 4G services in 2013 with LTE, as it plans a big $4B spend on network upgrades over time
BlueVia Appeals to App Developers
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/23/2012  |  2 comments
8:10 AM Don't be a pain in the app – follow these guidelines!
Why Cisco Wants Out of Set-Tops (Or Not)
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  4 comments
Samsung's cost-cutting is making set-tops an even suckier business, but Cisco insists it's still committed to the boxes
Mobile's DisADvantage
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/23/2012  |  1 comment
8:00 AM Why bother investing in 3-D, HD, video-enabled mobile ads, when SMS is the only way not to annoy consumers?
Euronews: Failed Merger Hits DT's Numbers
News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  Post a comment
In today's EMEA roundup: Deutsche Telekom records heavy Q4 loss; Telekom Austria also struggles; London's lamp posts sprout small cells
Small-Cell Startup Goes Big On Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Israel-based DesignArt Networks beefs up its small-cell backhaul chipsets
Travelogue – South Africa
LRTV Soundbites  | 
2/22/2012  |  Post a comment
LRTV’s South African adventure
5 Things We Hope 'New Ethernet' Might Be
The Philter  | 
2/22/2012  |  5 comments
A silly list from two silly people who didn't want to wait until tomorrow to get an angle on the 'new Ethernet'
Metaswitch Goes Virtual With Its SBC
News Analysis  | 
2/22/2012  |  Post a comment
Only months after its initial assault on the session border controller market, Metaswitch goes virtual
Cable's Canoe Sinks Interactive Ad Business
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/22/2012  |  3 comments
MSO-led JV to lay off 120 employees, shut down its NYC office and change course to focus solely on cross-platform VoD ad insertion
Verizon: LTE Is Back
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/22/2012  |  6 comments
Operator says that 4G service is back after 'brief' 4G outage on Wednesday morning
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