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Riverstone's Got a New Chief
News Analysis | 8/20/2003

Former Nortel exec Oscar Rodriguez has taken over as top dog at Riverstone, and he's got some work to do

Sycamore Slouches After Earnings
News Analysis | 8/20/2003

Executives stress cash preservation on quarterly conference call; no news on Gig-BE; jobs still being cut

Is Startup M&A on the Rebound?
News Analysis | 8/20/2003

Recent reports look promising, but it's early to say M&A in telecom and networking has picked up

Fulcrum Beats the Clock
News Analysis | 8/19/2003

A 'clockless chip' out of CalTech aims to reshape the way line cards are designed

NexTone in Tune With Cisco?
News Analysis | 8/19/2003

The session controller startup is getting plenty of action with Cisco. Is there a deal in the works?

VPNs à la Carte
News Analysis | 8/19/2003

Nearly 75% of enterprises manage their own VPNs - so carriers are offering bits & pieces to get in the door

Nextel Goes Indoors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2003

Strings up a wireless LAN with RadioFrame, like we told you ages ago

Engim Drives Multi Chipsets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2003

Wireless LAN chipset startup receives another cash injection - and it probably won't be the last

What's Behind Spirent Spate?
News Analysis | 8/19/2003

Spirent's latest mega-announcement is further evidence of tester market consolidation

Exec Payoffs Dog Zhone/Tellium Merger
News Analysis | 8/19/2003

Exec compensation could cause a flap when Tellium merges with Zhone, according to an SEC filing

Airgoooooooooooo!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2003

Will customers pay for hot-rod WLAN silicon?

Reports: Router Sales Grew in Q2
News Analysis | 8/18/2003

Service providers are buying IP routers again. Does this mean a recovery is underway?

Startups Call 911
News Analysis | 8/18/2003

Optical technology created during the boom is finding a welcome reception in medical devices

RHK's OSS Loss
News Analysis | 8/18/2003

Consultancy loses its entire OSS team overnight; scrambles to find replacements

Synad's Chipset Chitchat
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2003

Imminent VC funding proves the catalyst for speculation over startup's future

Analysts Narrow RFP Odds
News Analysis | 8/18/2003

Lehman refines its shortlists of likely winners of the GIG-BE and FTTP projects in the US

Invites Go Out for SSL VPN Test
News Analysis | 8/18/2003

Vendors get the chance to participate for free in a Light Reading performance test

Startup Makes Home in Palestine
News Analysis | 8/15/2003

'If we had the political stability, I’d say that this is the best place in the world to live,' says founder of Exalt

Xtera Scores Surprise $30M
News Analysis | 8/15/2003

While competitors disappear from view, long-haul startup Xtera scores big bucks. What gives?

The Week at WorldCom: Chapter II
News Analysis | 8/15/2003

That's chapter two... in which we learn that no matter how bad things are, they can always get worse

Ishoni Cries Sabotage
News Analysis | 8/15/2003

Startup says a renegade operation in India tried to undermine the company in an effort to create a rival firm

Ericsson Hits Breakeven
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/15/2003

Network vendor's restructuring on track after bankruptcy fears

Net Up, Phones Busy in Blackout
News Analysis | 8/15/2003

The Internet worked but many phone circuits choked, raising more questions about telco operations

Will RBOCs Undermine Osmine?
News Analysis | 8/15/2003

RBOCs issuing RFIs for optical management software, say sources. Is Telcordia's monopoly under threat?

Why Is Ethernet Switching in the Dumps?
News Analysis | 8/14/2003

If Ethernet services are so hot, how come the Ethernet switch market's still in decline?

Opto Speed in Trouble
News Analysis | 8/14/2003

The Swiss optoelectronic module maker has gone bust, and ex-staff are tripping over each other to rescue it

LX4 Gets Another Chance
News Analysis | 8/14/2003

But even interest from Cisco - Cisco! - might not save this castaway of a 10-Gig Ethernet standard

Nortel Beefs Up Offshore Development
News Analysis | 8/14/2003

Nortel is increasing its R&D in India. Could more domestic layoffs be around the corner?

WLAN Gets a Bum Steer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/14/2003

Intel sez: "Sit on our hotspot... please!"

Vodafone Cozies Up Down Under
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/14/2003

Voodoo's antipodean subsidiaries prep for 3G network sharing

Ciena Tightening Its Belt
News Analysis | 8/14/2003

Ciena has recently cut 50 more jobs, but it may need much bigger layoffs in the effort to break even

Verizon Pushes-to-Talk, Finally
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2003

Verizon jumps on Nextel's tail, with push-to-talk service expected this week

Is TeraConnect Wrecked?
News Analysis | 8/13/2003

Down to just one full-time employee, the parallel optics company is scanning for markets beyond telecom

Startups Look for the Bottom
News Analysis | 8/13/2003

Startups may have seen the worst of the downturn, says LR Insider... at least those with survival plans

WLAN's Head of Steam
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2003

Following flirtations with aviators, hotspots looking to ride the rails

Test Market Goes Metro
NFOEC News Analysis | 8/13/2003

Metro networking is a boon to the tough tester market, but not all players stand to profit, says a recent report

ADC CEO Jumps Ship to MCI
News Analysis | 8/13/2003

Rick Roscitt joins MCI as president and COO. What's behind this move from cooking utensil to inferno?

Control Plane Envy
News Analysis | 8/12/2003

PMC's MIPS-based chips still dominate among control-plane processors, but rivals are coming on strong

Saudi Firm Sues Lucent for Bribery
News Analysis | 8/12/2003

Battle of the baksheesh? Saudi Arabian telecom operator called Silki La Silki says Lucent greased a few palms

Vivato: Shaken & Stirred Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2003

Startup cuts staff, shakes up management, as it promises to 'behave responsibly' with VC money

Vodafone's Middlemen Mission
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2003

Singlepoint purchase is latest attempt to cut out the middleman and bolster revenue

Alcatel's Mini-PON Play
News Analysis | 8/12/2003

Alcatel aims at small to mid-sized businesses with a cute little fiber terminator

Lucent Reorgs Global Sales
News Analysis | 8/12/2003

Lucent's reunified wireless and wireline sales. How will sales folk handle those tricky Cisco and Juniper NDAs?

Service Providers See Green in SSL
News Analysis | 8/11/2003

Bell Canada's making a move with its secured VPN service, and others are preparing such services

DLCs Gain Foreign Currency
News Analysis | 8/11/2003

Outside North America, DLC upgrades are gaining momentum with growth in demand for more data services

Digital Lightwave Avoids Eviction
News Analysis | 8/11/2003

The testing company, whose stock hovers above $1, has reached a settlement with its landlord

Aruba Airs New Software
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2003

WLAN Switch startup adds more RF management, monitoring, planning and security capabilities to its product line

Is Video In Demand?
News Analysis | 8/11/2003

Investors and service providers push forward in the VOD market, despite the naysayers

Network Market Fights Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2003

Rise in publicly announced network deals brings glimmer of hope to troubled market

ISPs Hit Back at Record Industry
News Analysis | 8/11/2003

Industry group says ISPs can't be caught in the middle of the RIAA's legal battle against copyright piracy

JDSU Joins XFP Fray
News Analysis | 8/11/2003

Interest from the optics giant might indicate a good start for the 10-Gig serial MSA

Talk Links Internet Photonics & Ericsson
News Analysis | 8/8/2003

Sources say Internet Photonics has quietly joined Ericsson for a campaign in Europe and Asia/Pac

A Hot Wot?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2003

Or the man who mistook his wife for a hotspot

The Week at WorldCom
News Analysis | 8/8/2003

Time to change its name from MCI to UUnet? Poll says the weak should go to the wall

CLECs Rise Again
News Analysis | 8/8/2003

The CLEC crop withered two years ago. Now, a more vigorous strain has taken root

Foreign Worker Poll Points to Paradox
News Analysis | 8/8/2003

Most respondents favor restricting H-1B visas, even though they believe it'd hurt US business

Europe Relaxes on 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2003

Swedish regulatory action is latest evidence that Europe is softening its stance on 3G Bork Bork Bork!

CoSine Liquidation Threat Over
News Analysis | 8/8/2003

CoSine's largest institutional investor has backed down from its plan to return company assets to shareholders

Picolight Preps Parallel Push
News Analysis | 8/8/2003

Continuing its blitz of new products, Picolight's planning 1310nm transmitter/receiver arrays

Procket Plows On
News Analysis | 8/7/2003

Interim CEO looks for more cash and slashes spending, as the company continues booking revenue from Asia

Chekuri Checks Out at Velio
News Analysis | 8/7/2003

Founder/CEO Raju Chekuri has left the building, and the company is fending off rumors that it's for sale

Vendors Await FTTP Shortlist
News Analysis | 8/7/2003

DLC and PON vendors are pacing their offices, waiting for 3 RBOCs to reveal who's making the cut in a big FTTP deal

Is Ciena Eyeing Luminous & Laurel?
News Analysis | 8/7/2003

Scuttlebutt has it the startups are shortlisters for investment and possible merger

Is the FCC on Holiday?
News Analysis | 8/7/2003

The Triennial Review appears to be on the backburner, while the commissioners catch some rays...

A WLAN's Best Friend?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2003

Danger! Will Robinson! Robot dog approaching!

Tata to Tahoe?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2003

Startup denies rumours of imminent demise

SBC's Hotspot Hoopla
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2003

Service provider is following in Cometa's footsteps with plans for a massive public WLAN network in the US

Caught in the Act
News Analysis | 8/7/2003

Ellacoya engineer finds himself on the wrong side of the law while downloading P2P files for 'research'

Seranoa Scores $9M More
News Analysis | 8/6/2003

A bevy of investors likes its pitch and customer traction. Can it last?

IP Infusion Adds a Layer
News Analysis | 8/6/2003

The market for low-cost Ethernet boxes is making Layer 2 an attractive target for software vendors

WaterCove Wins Alcatel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2003

Startup beats out Cisco in deal to supply services and billing-related software for wireless router platform

Homeland Security Startups Heat Up
News Analysis | 8/6/2003

Local government looks to hatch security startups in the DC area with an incubator

IPWireless Strikes Double Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2003

At last! IPWireless has some contract wins to crow about

Cogent Investors Ante Up (Again)
News Analysis | 8/6/2003

The company's been taken over by its investors. Now it must prove itself

Ex-PhotonEx?
News Analysis | 8/6/2003

Another long-haul vendor may be taking the long walk this week, sources say

Carriers Want a Little B-RAS on the Edge
News Analysis | 8/6/2003

They want to bring content distribution closer to customers; vendors are scrambling to meet their needs

And Furthermore, Bill...
Column | 8/6/2003

And Furthermore, Bill – Geoff Bennett

2005: A Switch Odyssey?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2003

Analysts and startups predict that the enterprise WLAN market should take off by 2005

Investors Sell the Cisco News
News Analysis | 8/5/2003

Cisco hits its numbers, but investors are not impressed as inventories rise and gross margins slip

Celite Scores $10M More
News Analysis | 8/5/2003

Broadband equipment maker aims to achieve cable economics using DSL technology

Verizon Joins Wayport Gang
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2003

Verizon leans on Wayport for hotspot rollout as market continues to doubt revenue potential

Spanish Grasp Italian Lifeline
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2003

Telefònica Mòviles wins regulatory approval for 3G spectrum trading - will that help ease its financial woes?

Investors Sell the Cisco News
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2003

Cisco hits its numbers, but investors are not impressed as inventories rise and gross margins slip

Chapter 11: Good for Whom?
News Analysis | 8/5/2003

The MCI brouhaha is raising questions over why so many bankrupt carriers are given a second chance

Ceyba Shuts Down
News Analysis | 8/5/2003

Wobbly board says so long to long-haul long shot

Infinera's Amp-less Ambition
News Analysis | 8/5/2003

The startup raises $53M more, apparently to build systems that could obviate the need for optical amplifiers

Headcount: Survey Sez
News Analysis | 8/4/2003

Tellabs, BellSouth outsource; Verizon labor talks continue; and the rumor mill is spinning out of control

Zarlink Branches Out
News Analysis | 8/4/2003

The chip company's two-year-old plan to expand its markets could come to fruition in the next few quarters

Zarlink Branches Out
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2003

The chip company's two-year-old plan to expand its markets could come to fruition in the next few quarters

SSL Players Get Feature-Happy
News Analysis | 8/4/2003

Aventail and Neoteris add bells and whistles to SSL security gear, to keep up with the IPSec crowd

Cisco Gateways Get the Gate
News Analysis | 8/4/2003

Wholesale carrier Transcom rips out and replaces 50,000 ports of Cisco gateways with Veraz gear

VARs Shop for Wireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2003

VARs and system integrators tout alternatives to Cisco 802.11 gear

Verizon Strike Averted (for Now)
News Analysis | 8/1/2003

Talks continue, but 'key issues remain unresolved' UPDATED 8/4 9:30 AM

For Whom the Cock Croaks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2003

Unstrung editor makes fowl discovery

Intel Backs Down on Photonics
News Analysis | 8/1/2003

The AWG plant in San Jose gives up on long haul, and sources say some optical investments are on the block

Smooth Sailing for VLAN Standard
News Analysis | 8/1/2003

Members of the VLAN standards group are (gasp!) getting along, while reporters long for the RPR salad days

Cingular's Spectrum Dance
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2003

Will they, won't they? Terse operator is still in talks over the acquisition of 3G spectrum from NextWave

VARs Go Wild for WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2003

WLAN is creating new business for systems integrators and resellers, but are there enough partners to go around?

Covaro 'Jacks' Ethernet
News Analysis | 8/1/2003

Startup says it has a way to manage Ethernet services as it would T1 circuits

VC Figures Hint at Upswing
News Analysis | 8/1/2003

New studies say VC funding's stopped dropping, but it's too soon to call a trend

Juniper Cuts Cable
News Analysis | 8/1/2003

Cancels CMTS product line it acquired for $200M when it bought Pacific Broadband Communications

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