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tru2Way Tallies Two More
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/28/2008

Pour a couple more shovelsful of sand on DCR+. LG and Funai are the latest consumer electronics giants to sign the tru2way MOU

Motorola Once Again Reshuffles Business Units
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/28/2008

The handset and networking vendor said it will split its Home & Networks Mobility group into three separate businesses

AlcaLu Teams for 3G CDMA Femtocells
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/28/2008

Alcatel-Lucent and Airvana will jointly develop an end-to-end 3G CDMA femtocell solution for IMS-based networks

IPTV Quality of Experience
LRTV Documentaries | 7/28/2008

SureWest Communications' Bill DeMuth, Tandberg's Ian Tapp, and Heavy Reading's Sam Masud comment on the lack of standards in IPTV Quality of Experience (QOE), particularly within the live network

Karen Cook-Hellberg
LRTV Interviews | 7/28/2008

Karen Cook-Hellberg, Solution Manager for Ericsson, explains consumers' perceptions of what IPTV means to them, particularly in the area of the personalized TV experience.

Ian Tapp
LRTV Interviews | 7/28/2008

Tandberg TV’s SVP Ian Tapp talks about the worldwide trends and areas of innovation in delivering IPTV.

China Telecom Unveils CDMA Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/28/2008

Plans to invest heavily in its CDMA network, aims to more than double its current 43M subscriber base by 2011

Verizon Hits 2M FiOS Subs
News Analysis | 7/28/2008

Verizon says that since the close of the second quarter of 2008, it has surpassed the 2 million mark in FiOS Internet subscribers

Verizon’s Mark Wegleitner
LRTV Documentaries | 7/26/2008

Verizon’s Mark Wegleitner gives us the skinny on why he considers FiOS an IPTV service, and what advantages FiOS has compared to AT&T’s U-verse. He also weighs in on 100-Gig networks, WiMax competition, and usage based pricing for broadband services.

Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO, Telus
LRTV Documentaries | 7/26/2008

Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon says there’s more to life than just transport savings when a carrier switches to an all IP network. He offers some advice for carriers on that front, elaborates on what Google can’t do, and offers his point of view on metered broadband pricing and WiMax as a landline threat.

Mark Cuban: tru2way Should Be More Open
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/25/2008

Mark Cuban says cable needs to open up and take on an 'Internet mindset' with its deployment of tru2way

Survey: RIM Rules in the US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2008

A little bird tells Avian that RIM held its own against the 3G iPhone

New Vonage CEO Next Week?
Raynman | 7/25/2008

The 15-month search could be over

Infineon Slims Down
Craig's A-List | 7/25/2008

And it's not planning to fatten up with mergers

ATCA Takeoff Is Imminent
News Analysis | 7/25/2008

A Heavy Reading report says the ATCA market is set to double each year, building up to a $7.2B total in 2012

AT&T Looks to Block Sprint/Clearwire Merger
News Analysis | 7/25/2008

AT&T has filed a complaint with the FCC contending that Sprint and Clearwire's application to merge assets should be denied

India's Going Mobile! 52M New Subs in H1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2008

Indian mobile operators add 52M new subscribers during the first half of the year, 8.93M of them in June alone

Google Wants You to Be Your Own ISP
News Analysis | 7/25/2008

Vint Cerf slams the telecoms, which would like to shape industry regulations to help them to get back in the services game

Slideshow: Next-Gen Video Strategies Conference
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/25/2008

Get ready to squint. We've got some drugstore camera pics from our latest cable-licious Light Reading Live! event

Welsh-Proofing Streets
Monkey Bidness | 7/25/2008

Pad the llampposts!

What's in a Name?
Red Panda | 7/24/2008

Would a Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii by any other name smell as sweet?

Mark Cuban on tru2way: Open It Up
The Bauminator | 7/24/2008

Says cable's attempt at an 'open,' uniform digital platform has potential, but still looks and smells a lot like a 'walled garden'

Juniper Continues Growth in Q2
News Analysis | 7/24/2008

The company puts up good numbers for lame-duck CEO Scott Kriens, including an increased forecast for the fiscal year

Nokia's CDMA Renaissance?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2008

Qualcomm IPR deal could see a Nokia resurgence in the North American market, analysts suggest

Microsoft Re-Org
Contentinople | 7/24/2008

Software giant splits up its online and software businesses

Investors Grill Ikanos; Chip Biz Is No Picnic
News Analysis | 7/24/2008

The new CEO gets put on the defensive as investors start rumbling about profitability

Crisis? What Crisis?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/24/2008

The sunny results of European incumbents is a bit puzzling for those who keep expecting them to fall off a cliff at any time

Subs Growth Drives Bharti, IDEA Revenues
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2008

Indian operators Bharti Airtel and IDEA Cellular each report fiscal Q1 revenue growth over 40% driven by record mobile subscriber adds

Juniper's Going Places
Craig's A-List | 7/24/2008

At least rhymes are better than mimes

WiMax: What's Working Now
News Analysis | 7/24/2008

WiMax is starting to take off worldwide. We track the who, what, and wherefore

WiMax: What's Working Now
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2008

WiMax is starting to take off worldwide. We track the who, what, and wherefore

Plot Thickens at AlcaLu
EuroBlog | 7/24/2008

Who will go next at the vendor giant?

IPTV: Hope vs. Hype
LRTV Documentaries | 7/24/2008

TechWeb’s Fritz Nelson gets an update on IPTV in North America from Light Reading editor Phil Harvey and Contentinople Publisher Scott Raynovich. The three discuss the importance of getting IPTV out to the consumer before tackling features such as interactivity.

Kriens Steps Aside as Juniper CEO
News Analysis | 7/24/2008

Microsoft's Kevin Johnson is taking the sceptre as Juniper apparently gears up for a new error... sorry, era

Buckeye First to Test 'HITS AxIS'
The Bauminator | 7/24/2008

Centralized interactive television platform helmed by Comcast and Motorola targets smaller operators and aims to support tru2way

Thomson Nabs AlcaLu Exec for CEO Role
News Analysis | 7/24/2008

French video systems vendor Thomson turns to Alcatel again to strengthen its management team

Videotron Plants 'Fiber Deep'
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/24/2008

Canadian cable operator is rolling out a new architecture that reduces node sizes and boosts capacity

IPTV Forum North America 2008
Slide Shows | 7/24/2008

Some pics and quips from a tiny show about a potentially huge industry

Report: Juniper Finds... a CEO?
News Analysis | 7/23/2008

The Microsoft exec in charge of the (original) Yahoo acquisition bid is reportedly set to 'run' Juniper

Ikanos Flips CEOs
Craig's A-List | 7/23/2008

Mission: get the top line growing

AT&T, Verizon Stack Up Subs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2008

Healthy subscriber numbers add up for both AT&T and Verizon Wireless in Q2

Verizon Brings GPON Home
News Analysis | 7/23/2008

New 175-Mbit/s home gateways aim at making FiOS customers ready for GPON speeds

EchoStar's Dan Daines
LRTV Interviews | 7/23/2008

EchoStar’s Dan Daines says IPTV is a cost center at first, but it will pay off in the long run. And, while bandwidth is a limiting factor, carriers need to perfect 'do no harm' television service before they go attempting interactive applications

Google Gets One, Loses One
Contentinople | 7/23/2008

Google makes today's news on Contentinople

Joseph Ambeault
LRTV Interviews | 7/23/2008

Verizon’s Joe Ambault tells us how FiOS is shaping up, including new tools for interactivity and how it compares with other IPTV services in terms of quality, bandwidth,and pricing.

AT&T Confirms Minor Capex Cuts
News Analysis | 7/23/2008

AT&T CFO Rick Lindner confirmed today that AT&T will trim some of its capital expenditures in the second half of this year

Asia, Europe Still Dominate FTTH
News Analysis | 7/23/2008

As Asia and Europe continue to dominate the FTTH Council's rankings, the US slips down the industry body's order of merit

BSNL Delays New GSM Tender
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2008

BSNL has held open the bidding on its massive GSM expansion contracts until Aug. 30 to accommodate questions from vendors

Sun Powers Startup's GSM System
Wireless Bits | 7/23/2008

Solar-powered GSM base stations for Indian market

Broadcom Shrugs Off Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/23/2008

The new cable spec won't be a story until 2009, the chipmaker says -- effectively conceding the market to TI

IPTV in North America
LRTV Documentaries | 7/23/2008

Making it work

Chunghwa Femto Tender
Wireless Bits | 7/23/2008

Taiwanese operator wants 3,000 femtos

VOD's $2B Counter-Punch
EuroBlog | 7/23/2008

Vodafone sticks it to investors

Do Apes Dig Money?
Monkey Bidness | 7/23/2008

Unclear, but fruit flies like a banana

AT&T Hits 550K IPTV Subs
News Analysis | 7/23/2008

AT&T still hasn't been hit by the weak US economy, reporting strong results for the second quarter and reaching 549,000 IPTV subs

Cisco Pays $120M for Pure Play
News Analysis | 7/23/2008

Cisco is buying home networking management specialist Pure Networks for $120M

Sprint's WiMax Sulk
Wireless Bits | 7/23/2008

NGMN likes LTE better than WiMax

IPTV World Forum, Day 2
The Philter | 7/23/2008

More text updates from the IPTV World Forum North America in Chicago

Mulling Metered Models
The Bauminator | 7/23/2008

Regulatory filing indicates that a complementary metered Internet model is still on the table at Comcast

ITU Approves New 4G Specs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2008

ITU-R makes key decision on technical requirements for IMT-Advanced that renews the battle between the WiMax and LTE camps

Infinera's Euro Challenge
EuroBlog | 7/23/2008

Has to beat optical incumbent AND Huawei

Infinera Surprises, Targets Metro Access
News Analysis | 7/23/2008

Infinera thanks the TAMs for a blowout Q2 net income figure, and starts talking about metro access initiatives

The Dangers of Stealing WiFi
LR Mobile Column | 7/23/2008

Internet Evolution unveils the results of a readers' poll on 'WiFi piggybacking'

Clearwire Keeps Falling
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2008

Despite analyst upgrades, WiMax contender's stock hits single digits

Infinera Scores
Craig's A-List | 7/22/2008

Q2 comes out good, on the surface

Brocade Takes Aim at Cisco (& Juniper)
News Analysis | 7/22/2008

Who's got the most to worry about as Brocade absorbs Foundry? Maybe it's not Cisco

CommScope Consolidating Foreign Ops
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/22/2008

US-based company is proposing moves in Europe and Australia that could affect about 5% of its workforce

Good & Bad of Online Ads
Contentinople | 7/22/2008

Contentinople breaks down what does and doesn't work in online video advertising

Cable Portals Move to thePlatform
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/22/2008

thePlatform has attracted business from some major customers as MSOs move to create more attractive Web portals

Verizon Adds 1.5M Subs
Wireless Bits | 7/22/2008

Vodafone offers sneak peak at Verizon Wireless's Q2

Tellabs Guns for Global Growth
News Analysis | 7/22/2008

Tellabs is cooking up a new corporate strategy to become a bigger force worldwide, but not through M&A

Cap Lock?
The Bauminator | 7/22/2008

Consumers considering Time Warner Cable's 'Price Lock Guarantee' in Beaumont had best check the fine print...

Tech Mahindra Leans on BT for Revenues
News Analysis | 7/22/2008

Indian outsourcing firm Tech Mahindra touts 52% growth in profits and a deal with BT

Vodafone Wobbles on Outlook
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/22/2008

Vodafone's share price sank 14% this morning as the operator said the global economic slowdown would hit its 2008 revenues

IPTV World Forum
The Philter | 7/22/2008

Keep checking this page for text updates from the IPTV World Forum North America in Chicago

Ericsson Sinks on Q2 Profit Dip
News Analysis | 7/22/2008

Swedish giant's valuation drops more than 8% as restructuring costs, low margin sales, dollar weakness, and Sony Ericsson hit profits

Big Apple, Small Bite
BroadBananas | 7/22/2008

One analyst's math shows Time Warner Cable and Cablevision are not facing a Newtonian fall as FiOS TV invades the Big Apple

You Can't Win
Red Panda | 7/21/2008

Just surrender to the roaches before it's too late

Brocade to Acquire Foundry
News Analysis | 7/21/2008

Bobby Johnson finally sells out, in a $3B deal that expands Brocade's world significantly

Report: AT&T Slowing on U-verse
News Analysis | 7/21/2008

U-verse has gotten ahead of itself and could be in for a spending pause, according to one analyst

MySpace to Panhandle
Contentinople | 7/21/2008

Video and social networking need to figure out how to make money, Contentinople reminds us

BT Uses Tellabs for Ethernet Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2008

BT's managed Ethernet-based backhaul service uses pseudowire cell site devices from Tellabs, Unstrung reveals

China Telecom's Big Numbers
News Analysis | 7/21/2008

China Telecom's DSL subscriber base has reached 40M, while reports suggest it's planning a major CDMA spending spree

Time Warner Cable Faces FiOS Attack
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/21/2008

FiOS could reach New York starting Aug. 1, and analysts differ on how much trouble that means for TWC

Gitmo's Greatest Hits
Monkey Bidness | 7/21/2008

Beyond waterboarding

Ouch!
Jonestown | 7/21/2008

Moto handset unit staffing woes unlikely to be over yet

Ceragon Rides Backhaul Wave
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2008

Israeli specialist sees sales and earnings grow by about 50% as wireless operators bulk up their backhaul networks

Reliance Feud Kills MTN Deal
News Analysis | 7/21/2008

Feud between Reliance Communications chairman and his estranged brother derails the Indian telco's potential merger with Africa's MTN

8 Killer iPhone 3G Alternatives
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2008

Apple's iPhone 3G may be hogging the headlines, but there are other smartphones that can offer the same, if not better, features

Trumania
Monkey Bidness | 7/21/2008

Beware: layers of irony

Italians in Spying Denial
EuroBlog | 7/21/2008

Telecom Italia distances itself from spying scandal

Huawei's Handset Hottie
EuroBlog | 7/21/2008

The heat is on in the race to buy a stake in Huawei's handset unit

Sony Ericsson Cuts Jobs
Wireless Bits | 7/21/2008

Device maker will shed 2,000 employees

Ericsson Dips On Q2 Concerns
EuroBlog | 7/21/2008

Market has low expectations for Ericsson's Q2

Market Research: New Opportunity for Service Providers?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/21/2008

Service providers should be evaluating opportunities in market research, which would give them a truly valuable capability to offer advertisers

Moto Sues Ex-Handset Exec
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2008

Motorola has launched a lawsuit against a former executive who now heads up global sales for Apple's iPhone unit

Nokia Siemens Confirms PON Plans
News Analysis | 7/18/2008

NSN goes public with its PON R&D plans that focus on next-generation optical access (NGOA) technologies

Cable Group Faces DCAS Debate
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/18/2008

A cable consortium's 'downloadable' conditional access is getting static from the Consumer Electronics Association at the FCC

RIM's Four Aces
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2008

The Bold could debut in Canada as early as next week and RIM has more 3G aces up its sleeve

Indian Outsourcers Proceed With Caution
News Analysis | 7/18/2008

India's four largest IT services remain cautious going into fiscal Q2, an approach that could pay off in the long run

Time to Cash In
Contentinople | 7/18/2008

The digital media bubble slowly deflates, Google sets ad goals, and Contentinople asks how to measure multiple-media ads

Ciena Sick With SIV
The Philter | 7/18/2008

Cough! Cough!

Nothing to See Here...
Monkey Bidness | 7/18/2008

Bring on the drills!

CableLabs Stamps SDV Tuning Adapters
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/18/2008

New device will help some TiVo and digital TV owners who use CableCARDs to view channels delivered in an MSO's 'switched' tier

Transport MPLS Gets a Makeover
News Analysis | 7/18/2008

Development of a simplified transport version of MPLS has been handed over from the ITU to the IETF to avoid standards conflict

In Search of US Broadband Policy
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/18/2008

With the US grasping for a national broadband policy, the most innovative thinking is taking place at the state level

VZ Denied Stay in Phone Case
The Bauminator | 7/18/2008

One chapter ends, but another will soon begin in this cable vs. telco legal row…

Raising a Ruckus With U-verse
Slide Shows | 7/18/2008

We take a not-yet-released wireless networking system and add it to an already-running IPTV installation

Cisco Pings Singh for Strategy
News Analysis | 7/18/2008

Wall Street analyst Inder Singh is coming on board to help determine Cisco's future

Can TiVo Cash In on Broadband Video?
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/17/2008

Analysts are mixed about whether the latest bells and whistles to grace TiVo's stand-alone TiVo DVRs will translate into sub gains

Ciena Tunes In Bookham
News Analysis | 7/17/2008

Still in the throes of a turnaround, Bookham finds an endorsement for its prized tunable transceiver

Some TiVo Subscribers Get Access to YouTube
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/17/2008

TiVo now offers access to streaming video content from YouTube – but not to all customers

thePlatform Buys Chirp
Contentinople | 7/17/2008

thePlatform is a bit vague on theDetails...

SK Telecom: No Plans to Buy Sprint
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2008

Despite rumors of an acquisition, the Korean wireless company said it is seeking only a technology collaboration with Sprint

Video: Directionally Challenged
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/17/2008

There seems to be an undercurrent of uncertainty in the video market about what to deliver and how to deliver it

NSN's Big Squeeze
News Analysis | 7/17/2008

Nokia Siemens is still under pressure to deliver more in a market that's still characterized by intense pricing pressures

Fancast's Newest Fan
The Bauminator | 7/17/2008

Karin Gilford taking the reins of Fancast, indicating that Comcast is getting serious about becoming a legitimate Internet video contender

BT Exec Exit
EuroBlog | 7/17/2008

One of PBT's supporters has left the BT building

Nokia Siemens Posts Blow-Out Q2
News Analysis | 7/17/2008

After an initial year of integration headaches, Nokia Siemens Networks shows dramatic sales growth and a major ramp-up in margins

CableCARD Six-Pack
The Bauminator | 7/17/2008

How to consume hi-def fare faster than the posted speed limit

WiMax's Long-Term Evolution
Jonestown | 7/17/2008

Subsumed by LTE?

Telco Managed Services Opportunities
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/16/2008

With the economy in the tank, cost-saving initiatives may encourage corporations to consider telcos as resources for managed services

Veraz Spirals Downward
News Analysis | 7/16/2008

Stung by delayed carrier spending, Veraz gets a downgrade and falls even further

Optimum Lightpath Expands Southward
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/16/2008

Deal for 4Connections will give Cablevision's business unit access to a 440 route-mile dark fiber network covering the bulk of New Jersey

Top 11 Interview Moments
Contentinople | 7/16/2008

We ring in our new interview channel with a list of our favorite interview moments

Euro Carrier Turfs Out Huawei
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2008

Bulgaria's Vivatel will replace Huawei radio access network with GSM and EDGE equipment from Alcatel-Lucent

Bookham Surges
Craig's A-List | 7/16/2008

More light at the end of the tunnel

iPhone Left Out of AT&T-NBCU Olympics Deal
News Analysis | 7/16/2008

AT&T and NBCU will distribute live Olympics coverage on three different platforms – but not on the iPhone

India's TRAI OK With 2G Fee Hike
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2008

India's Telecom regulator has agreed to the Department of Telecom's proposal to hike the revenue sharing fees for 2G spectrum

Dim But Determined
Monkey Bidness | 7/16/2008

40 turns out to be not the charm

New EchoStar Bird Can Fly
The Bauminator | 7/16/2008

But filing says another Dish satellite, EchoStar 2, could be out of commission

Femtos Turn to DSL for Provisioning Smarts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2008

Industry bodies plan to adapt Broadband Forum's popular fixed-line device management protocol to create an OSS for home base stations

PS3 Plays Catchup
Craig's A-List | 7/16/2008

Sony finally announces video downloads

Comcast May Come Up Short
BroadBananas | 7/16/2008

When it comes to dominating the Philly skyline, that is...

Indian Cable Sector Heads for Shakeup
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/16/2008

Regulator sets Indian cable sector on path for a widespread restructuring that will give triple-play hopefuls a boost

SK Sniffing 'Round Sprint Again?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/15/2008

Rumors resurface that South Korea's SK Telecom is interested in buying the third largest cellular operator in the US

Adtran Hints at Slowdown
News Analysis | 7/15/2008

Adtran achieved record profitability in the second quarter of 2008, but a slowdown in carrier spending could end its hot streak

Music in the Air for Sprint's WiMax?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/15/2008

mFormation is looking ahead to the day when wireless MP3 players and other consumer devices hook up to Sprint's WiMax networks

YouTubers Get Relief
Contentinople | 7/15/2008

Today on Contentinople: Viacom and Google come to an agreement

More Rides Coming on Colt's NGN
News Analysis | 7/15/2008

Colt's Ethernet-focused CTO says it's early days in the company's network upgrade and that other vendors could still be involved

Comcast Unit Declares Spectrum's End Is Near
The Bauminator | 7/15/2008

The old sports venue, not the cable operator's bandwidth situation…

Cox Builds a Backbone
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/15/2008

After taking the 'leased' path early on, Cox is building its own speedy IP backbone, projecting to have it completed by year's end

What's NextPoint's NextMove?
News Analysis | 7/15/2008

NextPoint has cut headcount, closed offices, and outsourced operations. Is it up for sale? Who'd want it?

To PBB or Not to PBB?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/15/2008

Confusion reigns in the emerging packet-optical transport market

Reding Attacks Again
Wireless Bits | 7/15/2008

European Commission wants to regulate SMS roaming

BT's Fiber Diet Fallout
EuroBlog | 7/15/2008

Reaction to BT's $3B FTTx investment plans

This One Goes to XI
The Bauminator | 7/15/2008

Barring another 'launch anomaly,' Dish's latest bird is set to take flight Tuesday night

ECI Teams for Danish WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/15/2008

ECI partners with Alvarion and Ceragon to deliver complete WiMax solution for a Danish utility company's national network

BT Unveils $3B FTTx Plan
News Analysis | 7/15/2008

BT has announced a plan to invest £1.5 billion in a fiber-based broadband access upgrade, but an analyst calls the move 'cautious'

ECI Touts GPON Advance
News Analysis | 7/14/2008

Israeli vendor ECI is making a big play for a slice of the GPON network equipment action with an alternative line card design

Slideshow: A Picture Is Worth 1M iPhones
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2008

As Apple sells 1 million 3G iPhones, Unstrung presents a visual document of the crowds, the queues, and the people who wanted in on the action

Viacom vs Google
Contentinople | 7/14/2008

Contentinople breaks down the court battle over YouTube content

Celebs From Bad to Worst
Red Panda | 7/14/2008

Top 10 Websites to avoid

CSG Soars on Comcast Contract Update
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/14/2008

Investors cheer deal that tacks on four years to CSG's relationship with the nation's largest MSO

Indian Regulator Responds to DOT on 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2008

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India critiques the Department of Telecom's suggested modifications for 3G policy

Indian Regulator Responds to DOT on 3G
News Analysis | 7/14/2008

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India critiques the Department of Telecom's suggested modifications for 3G policy

Cisco Chips In at BT
EuroBlog | 7/14/2008

BT is deploying Cisco's QuantumFlow-based router

Handset Growth Slows
Wireless Bits | 7/14/2008

Gartner lowers handset forecast

Informed Consent
The Philter | 7/14/2008

More U-verse backlash comes as officials argue the definition of permission

Reding Set to Rip Into Data Roaming
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2008

European Commissioner Viviane Reding prepares to announce plans to regulate SMS and data roaming charges

$1,000 3G iPhone
Jonestown | 7/14/2008

Bargain!

Happy Bastille Day
Monkey Bidness | 7/14/2008

Storm something

Colt Unveils NGN Vendors
News Analysis | 7/14/2008

Nokia Siemens and Sonus get the call from pan-European operator as it brings years of trials and tests to a close

Chunghwa Goes Flat
Wireless Bits | 7/14/2008

Taiwanese operator doesn’t wait for 4G

Laundry Wars
Monkey Bidness | 7/13/2008

Air-dry or die!

Mark Cuban to Speak at Light Reading Live Event
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/11/2008

HDNet founder and president will help kick off LA conference will lively discussion on hi-def, Internet video, and time-shifted TV

'Run Away!' Nokia Siemens Retreats From GPON
News Analysis | 7/11/2008

Vendor puts GPON on ice, and decides to wait for the next generation of fiber-to-the-home technology to invest its R&D dollars

Top 5 3G iPhone Launch Moments
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2008

Fans of the 3G touchscreen take the rough with the smooth, the good with the bad, as the Apple intros its new phone

India's Regulator, DOT Butt Heads on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2008

India's telecom regulator butts heads with Department of Telecom over allocation of wireless broadband spectrum

Ericsson Moves In
Craig's A-List | 7/11/2008

Redback gets new roommates

Martin Not in a 'Fine' Mood
The Bauminator | 7/11/2008

Instead, proposal from FCC Commissioner would make Comcast stop its present throttling practices in a 'reasonable time frame'

GSM Switch-Off From 2012?
LR Mobile Column | 7/11/2008

Counter to conventional wisdom, the first cellular operators may actually start dismantling their GSM networks in 2012

So, Why Queue for the 3G iPhone?
EuroBlog | 7/11/2008

Brits give their reasons for queuing early

Mobile Coup for NSN
EuroBlog | 7/11/2008

NSN scores massive mobile deal with China Mobile

Getting the Signals Straight
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/11/2008

Cable operators are getting pretty worried about the reliability of their video signals, and for good reason

Dish Has HD Century Mark in Sight
The Bauminator | 7/11/2008

Satco says it will cross the 100 hi-def channel finish line ahead of schedule, launch 'TurboHD' packages on Aug. 1

3G iPhone Launch Pics
Jonestown | 7/11/2008

Wait time two hours and counting...

Newport Networks up for Sale
News Analysis | 7/11/2008

Session border controller vendor is looking for a buyer as its trading and competitive situation worsens

FCC's Martin Ready to Penalize Comcast
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/11/2008

Report says FCC Chairman is circulating a proposal that would impose sanctions against the MSO for allegedly 'blocking' some P2P traffic UPDATED 4:20 PM

iPhone Customers May Wait 'Til Xmas
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2008

There will be lots of people in stores on Friday, but Apple is not immune to the weak economy

3G iPhotos
The Philter | 7/11/2008

Photos from 3G iPhone debut all over the place

iPhone Anticipation
Jonestown | 7/10/2008

Builds in strange ways

Mobile Email for Cost-Conscious Enterprises
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2008

No high-end smartphone? No problem

Enablence Gets a Switch
News Analysis | 7/10/2008

Continuing its spree of small acquisitions, Enablence picks up optical switching technology and gains DuPont as an investor

Cable Paying the DTV Piper
The Bauminator | 7/10/2008

MSOs and programmers have run DTV edu-spots valued at nearly $94M – nearly half what's been earmarked for a consumer campaign

Dimdim Gets $6M
Contentinople | 7/10/2008

The Web conferencing provider cashes in in its B round, Contentinople reports

Leave 'Em Laughing
Monkey Bidness | 7/10/2008

W hasn't lost his sense of humor

Vietnam Becomes Telecom Hotbed
News Analysis | 7/10/2008

Vietnam's telecom industry is having an active week as foreign operators form partnerships to get a piece of its growing subscriber base

FCC Makes Waiver Waves
The Bauminator | 7/10/2008

The agency has issued a spate of waiver orders this week. And, no, Comcast isn't on the list, smartypants

Crunch Time for Europe
EuroBlog | 7/10/2008

It's nearly make or break time for Europe's broadband future

Euro Stock Watch: Thomson Up, Tiscali Down
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/10/2008

Share price joy for French IPTV vendor Thomson, while triple play service provider Tiscali's stock heads south

RCN Unveils Wideband Plans
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/10/2008

Competive cable MSO tells investors it will 'probably' roll out Docsis 3.0 by the end of 2009

Why Did Hale Resign From Limelight?
News Analysis | 7/10/2008

Was it the precarious stock prices? The dead earnings? Or even installation problems with back-office systems?

Cat Saves Panda
Red Panda | 7/10/2008

Finally, a cat serves a practical purpose

TP Stole the Show
The Philter | 7/10/2008

Reader says InfoComm was a great place to see TP in action

Velocix Teams Up With P2P Companies
News Analysis | 7/10/2008

With the new strategic partnerships with RawFlow and Kontiki, Velocix could gain some new customers – like the BBC

GSM Switch-Off From 2012?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/10/2008

Counter to conventional wisdom, the first cellular operators may actually start dismantling their GSM networks in 2012

Racist Toddlers
Red Panda | 7/10/2008

Yep, you read that right

TranSwitch Sweeps Up Centillium
News Analysis | 7/10/2008

After bidding its DSL heritage goodbye, Centillium uses its EPON and VOIP products to attract a $42.8M buyout

Opnext Steps Up With StrataLight
News Analysis | 7/9/2008

Longtime 40-Gig player StrataLight gets snapped up in a $172M deal. Is merger mania officially in season?

Opnext's Big Move
Craig's A-List | 7/9/2008

Scraps from today's StrataLight deal

Wiretaps: Telcos Are Off the Hook
News Analysis | 7/9/2008

The US Congress grants retroactive immunity to telcos for their role in conducting warrantless wiretaps

Sprint Rides DragonWave for Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2008

Sprint taps Canadian microwave vendor to bolster WiMax backhaul capabilities

Remember When...
The Bauminator | 7/9/2008

... Vonage and cable didn't play so nicely together?

MTN Extends Talks Amid Reliance Feud
News Analysis | 7/9/2008

Carriers extend merger talks until July 21 as they try to thrash out a deal and avoid legal action from Reliance chairman's brother

Orange's Social World
Wireless Bits | 7/9/2008

Orange aggregates social network sites

Open Access: Europe's Secret Weapon?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/9/2008

Europe is on track to create a telecom environment that is strikingly different from either the US or Asia

Comcast, Vonage Strike VOIP Pact
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/9/2008

Agreement covers over-the-top VOIP quality of service issues, but doesn't give Vonage priority over other Internet traffic

3G Faces Capex Squeeze
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2008

The rush to 4G may limit vendor’s opportunity for future 3G sales, finds a new Heavy Reading report

NXTcomm Body Count
The Philter | 7/9/2008

Two shows, one trip: Too good to be true?

Arris Dives on Q2 Warning
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/9/2008

Stock drops after vendor blames expected second quarter shortfall on 'maturing demand' for cable voice modems

Is BT Buying Ribbit?
EuroBlog | 7/9/2008

Speculation suggests BT wants to rival Google

New Internet Poison Gets Instant Antidote
News Analysis | 7/9/2008

A new means of hijacking Internet domains has been uncovered - but it's already being treated with a new security patch

VZ: WiMax? Don't Fancy Yours Much!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2008

New LRTV video finds Verizon damning WiMax with faint praise as it talks up LTE

O2 Blames Apple
Wireless Bits | 7/9/2008

The iPhone drama goes on

Huawei Reports 2007 Revenues of $12.5B
News Analysis | 7/8/2008

Chinese giant says it achieved a gross margin of 33.9 percent and net income of $674 million in 2007

ACA: Disney Deal 'A Drop in the Bucket'
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/8/2008

The Mouse offers ABC for free in 10 markets, but that's a 'drop in the bucket,' the pressure group contends

Competition Drives Mideast M&A
News Analysis | 7/8/2008

Omantel offers a 25% stake, mobily buys an ISP, and Egypt keeps carriers waiting for its second wireline license

Getting Bullish on Time Warner Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/8/2008

One analyst says the MSO offers investors an attractive buying opportunity ahead of its final separation from Time Warner Inc.

Yes, Icahn
Contentinople | 7/8/2008

Analysts have faith in the power of Carl Icahn, Contentinople reports

TV Loves TelePresence
Craig's A-List | 7/8/2008

Cisco spends that much on travel

Self-Organizing Networks & LTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/8/2008

As the mobile industry moves toward commercialization of 4G, the ability to automate management processes has emerged as a key requirement

Patent Fun With AlcaLu
EuroBlog | 7/8/2008

AlcaLu's up to its neck in patent disputes

Just Passing Through (Analog TV)
The Bauminator | 7/8/2008

New Zenith DTV converter might give 'low-power' television stations a reason to cheer

More Mush From the Wimps
Monkey Bidness | 7/8/2008

Japan infested by weasels

Juniper Nabs Cisco Strategist
News Analysis | 7/8/2008

Juniper has named its new head of strategy – and he's joined from Cisco!

Nortel Touts TP Service Over Style
News Analysis | 7/8/2008

Nortel says its managed service capabilities are the key to tempting enterprises with telepresence

UK iPhone Fervor
Wireless Bits | 7/8/2008

iPhone lovers stampede O2's Website

Carrier Scorecard: Vodafone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2008

Vodafone slips from an A- to a B+ grade on its latest scorecard from Unstrung, despite strong growth in mobile data revenues

Hold the Tofu
Monkey Bidness | 7/8/2008

Bland, spongy alert

50 Buck Chuck
Jonestown | 7/7/2008

What will WiMax pricing mean, really?

MoCA Late Comers
BroadBananas | 7/7/2008

The coax networking club is finally reaching critical mass within the cable industry...

Avanex's Major Coup
Craig's A-List | 7/7/2008

Maybe Jo Major wanted a merger that the board didn't

Don't iDrive
Craig's A-List | 7/7/2008

Technically, iPhones and driving no longer mix

What's Next for Vyyo?
The Bauminator | 7/7/2008

Sale or salvation?

Ericsson Joins Cost-Cutting WDM-PON Team
News Analysis | 7/7/2008

Vendor group to develop WDM-PON technology that can beat GPON for cost, with Ericsson as the group's big-name partner

Yahoosoft On Again?
Contentinople | 7/7/2008

Or Microhoo... Contentinople takes tech seriously

Avanex Axes CEO Jo Major
News Analysis | 7/7/2008

In somewhat of a surprising move, Avanex is cutting ties with its CEO Dr. Jo Major and will formally search for a new top dog

Comcast Gives Thomson Nod for DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/7/2008

Thomson is the first vendor, but certainly won't be the last, to announce a digital terminal adapter purchase deal with Comcast

Redknee Preps Shopping Spree
News Analysis | 7/7/2008

Converged services management specialist plans to raise money on the Toronto exchange to fund its acquisition plans

Vendors Queue Up for Indian Deals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/4/2008

Shyam Telelink picks ZTE, Alcatel-Lucent, and Huawei for network buildout, with more contracts to come from new mobile operators

Bell Canada Heads for Pre-Christmas Sale
News Analysis | 7/4/2008

Bell Canada's C$51.7B privatization deal is all set to close in December, nearly one-and-a-half years after it was first announced

UK Altnet Plans WiMax Blitz
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/4/2008

British fixed wireless access specialist On-Communications is planning to deploy hundreds of WiMax base stations in UK cities

Sprint's WiMax Laundry List
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/4/2008

Cheap, simple, and flexible will be the order of the day for Baltimore WiMax

This Olde Website
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/4/2008

Join us for a somewhat cable-centric jog down memory lane to see what this World Wide Web of ours looks like in relative days of yore...

RCN Begins Beantown Digital Cut-Over
The Bauminator | 7/4/2008

Cable op is waiving bye-bye to analog in another market...

Telecom's Green Alert
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/3/2008

The skyrocketing price of electricity presents a crisis that is crying out for innovative telecom solutions

Broadcom Breaking Into GPON?
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/3/2008

The chip giant's PON debut will include a win at AlcaLu, according to one analyst

NXTcomm's NXTmove
The Philter | 7/3/2008

The CTIA isn't seeing the upside

World's Most Expensive IP VPN?
News Analysis | 7/3/2008

Analyst survey says a carrier in Indonesia is selling one budget-breaking VPN service

Indian Mobile Revenues to Hit $37B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2008

Gartner predicts Indian mobile revenues to exceed $37B by 2012 as subscribers are projected to grow to 737M

FT's Notable New Friend
EuroBlog | 7/3/2008

France Telecom has a powerful new ally - Microsoft. Watch out...

Acme Packet Gets Jittery
News Analysis | 7/3/2008

Acme Packet says its second quarter earnings will fall well below Wall Street expectations due to order delays

Atish Gude, SVP, Business Operations, Sprint Nextel
LRTV Interviews | 7/3/2008

Sprint-Nextel’s Atish Gude gives us a preview of what kinds of devices and services will be coming to Baltimore and other markets starting in September. He also elaborates on Sprint’s claim that WiMax will be a game-changer in terms of broadband pricing and availability

Vodafone Buys Into Ghana for $900M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2008

Mobile giant takes a 70% stake in Ghana Telecom for $900 million, a move that draws fire from the Ghanaian government's opposition

Stimulus Working
Monkey Bidness | 7/3/2008

Economy now engorged

Reliance, MTN Update
EuroBlog | 7/3/2008

Speculation suggests a shift in M&A approach

Huawei Preps $2B Handset Handshake
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2008

The company is narrowing its list of potential buyers for a near 50 percent stake in its handset unit

DirecTV VO-Whenever
The Philter | 7/2/2008

Satellite VOD is not quite instant gratification

It's Only a Phone
Jonestown | 7/2/2008

People...

Future of Web Video
Contentinople | 7/2/2008

Contentinople chats with Brightcove CEO Jeremy Allaire

Comcast Expands SDV Test Pool
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/2/2008

Cisco and Motorola get the call for switched digital video pilots taking place in Minneapolis and St. Paul

IPTV QOE: Picture Imperfect
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/2/2008

With telcos pouring princely sums into IPTV, they had better make sure the picture quality is as good as cable or satellite

Tata Nears Mobile WiMax Vendor Picks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2008

India's Tata is weeks away from selecting new mobile WiMax infrastructure suppliers for its $500M wireless broadband network

Cisco Ogles Russian Startups
News Analysis | 7/2/2008

Cisco's pumping hard cash into a Russian VC fund

Fun With Femtos
Wireless Bits | 7/2/2008

Can somebody turn on the light?

DirecTV Could Win Big at AT&T
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/2/2008

The terminated Dish-AT&T partnership could aid DirecTV and put more pressure on Dish subscriber growth heading into 2009, analyst says

PacketFront Takes On AlcaLu, Cisco
News Analysis | 7/2/2008

Swedish FTTH equipment vendor will use new €26M cash injection to go head-to-head with Cisco and AlcaLu in the FTTH market

One Dam Good Spliff
Monkey Bidness | 7/2/2008

Dank u, health police!

Swedes Slam Snooping Law
EuroBlog | 7/2/2008

Swedes protest against new spying law

SFR’s Femto Riposte
Wireless Bits | 7/2/2008

French operator sets the record straight

Siemens Faces More Charges
EuroBlog | 7/2/2008

Further corruption problems for Siemens

Clearwire’s WiMax Overlay
Wireless Bits | 7/2/2008

Operator plans to maintain pre-WiMax network

Operators Feel Femto Frustration
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2008

Commercial deployments for home base stations are not expected until next year as operators wait for standards

Broadband Safety Net
Jonestown | 7/1/2008

McCain supports national safety broadband network

Verizon Claims First Amendment Foul
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/1/2008

Cable may have won the latest round at the FCC, but Verizon is appealing its phone customer 'win-back' case in a DC court

UTStarcom Sheds Some Wireless Weight
News Analysis | 7/1/2008

A $240M sale continues UTStarcom's shift away from (most) wireless and more towards higher-margin areas like IPTV

Flash Exposes Itself... to Search
Contentinople | 7/1/2008

Contentinople says, 'Happy Canada Day!' and 'Pass the Labatt, please!'

WiBro
Jonestown | 7/1/2008

Wave 2

Tru2way Glass: Half Full or Half Empty?
The Bauminator | 7/1/2008

Or maybe it's a bit of both, according to a new forecast that appears to hit and miss on a few important things...

Evolution Created
Monkey Bidness | 7/1/2008

Happy Anniversary, Charles D.

i vs. Instinct
Jonestown | 7/1/2008

A neat video comparison of the Sprint Instinct and iPhone

Wireless Standards 101
BelkBlog | 7/1/2008

Or, the 32 steps to 4G

Vyyo on Life Support
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/1/2008

The 3 GHz spectrum overlay specialist says it could be lights out if it's unable to raise more funds in the next three months

More Pole Positioning
The Philter | 7/1/2008

AT&T lowers itself for public safety

WebEx's Next Step
Craig's A-List | 7/1/2008

Aiming for the managed services bucket

Middle East Gets First MVNOs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2008

Jordan and Oman to see the region's first MVNOs

AT&T Finalizes iPhone 3G Pricing Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2008

Customers will have to pay more to use Apple's new handset

Cooking Up Next-Generation Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/1/2008

Creating next-generation services is a bit like cooking: Just mix the basic ingredients, figure out the timing, and serve

Docsis 3.0 Gear Tracker III
The Bauminator | 7/1/2008

It's time to refresh the list of equipment that has passed muster at CableLabs

Orange Vision Lacks IPTV
EuroBlog | 7/1/2008

'Together we can do more' – just not IPTV, yet

Vodafone Gets Social
Wireless Bits | 7/1/2008

Operator launches new MySpace service

Investor Letter Takes Swipe at Sonus
News Analysis | 7/1/2008

Sonus's largest shareholder blames the company's stock performance on management

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