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Meshes & Interference
Nearpoints | 2/28/2007

Two more things to worry about

Card Graveyard
Light Ranting | 2/28/2007

The mysteries of the out-of-date Rolodex

Nortel Nears Filing Deadline
News Analysis | 2/28/2007

Has until tomorrow to file its Q4 earnings; one analyst tells investors not to read too much into it

Sprint: Profits Up, Subs Stall
News Analysis | 2/28/2007

As profits rise 32%, carrier says subscriber growth should improve in the second half of this year

Charter Suffers More Losses
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/28/2007

The third largest cable operator in the US is still hip-deep in red ink

700MHz Throwdown Looms
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2007

Company helmed by former FCC chair proposes shared commercial/public safety broadband network

Apple Flap Redux
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2007

David Maynor goes public at Black Hat DC on his side of the Apple wireless exploit story

CMTS Now $1 Billion Business
BroadBananas | 2/28/2007

Worldwide sales of Docsis CMTS gear topped the $1 billion mark in 2006

Sprint: Profits Up, Subs Stall
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2007

As profits rise 32 percent, No. 3 US carrier says subscriber growth should improve in the second half of this year

Palm Action Heats Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2007

Private equity firm and Nokia now said to be the leading potential acquirers of the handheld company

Palm Action Heats Up
News Analysis | 2/28/2007

Private equity firm and Nokia now said to be the leading potential acquirers of the handheld company

DT Plans Strategy Revamp
News Analysis | 2/28/2007

CEO Rene Obermann will unveil Deutsche Telekom's new strategy Thursday

Why AT&T Likes HomePNA
News Analysis | 2/28/2007

MOCA couldn't reach the right places, and wireless... well, that's just out

AT&T U-verse Arrives in Cheese State
News Analysis | 2/28/2007

Milwaukee and Racine, Wisc., are the first new stops for AT&T IPTV in 2007

Cablevision Sees Slower Growth Ahead
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/27/2007

MSO reported record growth in 2006 but doesn't expect the party to continue this year

Gen C*** Is Coming
Monkey Bidness | 2/27/2007

And gosh! They'll be so darn nice!

JDSU Picks Up Picolight for $115M
News Analysis | 2/27/2007

Bubble survivor Picolight finds a new home, helping JDSU with datacom share and possibly 100GigE

The Thing About 4G
Cutting Loose | 2/27/2007

Time to notch back the hype cycle because 4G won't be here for years

Beceem Beams With Samsung Win
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/27/2007

Startup-to-watch Beceem confirms that it is supplying Samsung with silicon for its WiMax terminals

Wireless Content Gets Weirder
Jonestown | 2/27/2007

Must we throw this @#$%& at our pop kids?

Black Hat Cancels RFID Demo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/27/2007

Badge, smartcard patent holder threatens lawsuit over cloning presentation

Cortina Buys a PON Plan
News Analysis | 2/27/2007

The chip company's third purchase, Immenstar, gives it a foot in the PON market

Turkcell Gets $3B Loan, Goes Shopping
News Analysis | 2/27/2007

Turkish mobile operator raises loan for international expansion

Turkcell Gets $3B, Goes Shopping
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/27/2007

Turkish mobile operator gets loan for expansion in Central Asia and the Mideast

AlcaLu Answers Outsourcing Critics
News Analysis | 2/27/2007

Vendor giant hits out at its detractors as it lands mobile outsourcing deal in Germany

AlcaLu Rules Out French Redundancies
News Analysis | 2/27/2007

As Alcatel-Lucent seeks volunteers for French job cuts and details other European reductions

Don't Try This at Home
Monkey Bidness | 2/27/2007

Gene pool improves slightly

Vonage Says Verizon Suit Won't Kill It
News Analysis | 2/27/2007

VOIP provider discounts speculation that Verizon's patent suit could bring about its end

Arris Mulls Next Move
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/26/2007

Arris is reviewing its options after seeing its Tandberg Television bid apparently snatched away by Ericsson

Product Roundup: WiFi Strikes Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/26/2007

802.11 à go-go this week with new kit from Aruba, Ruckus, Siemens, and Trapeze

Happy WiMax Valentine
Jonestown | 2/26/2007

Better late than never

BitTorrent P2P Store Goes Live
News Analysis | 2/26/2007

Inventors of the widely used file-sharing tool make nice with Hollywood and launch a legit, P2P-based entertainment store

Mindspeed Joins GPON Race
News Analysis | 2/26/2007

The chip company readies its first GPON chip, with Terawave's help

BigBand Provides IPO Update
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/26/2007

BigBand Networks booked more than $176 million in revenues during 2006, a filing reveals

Mobile Matters: 3GSM Snippets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/26/2007

A roundup of news bites from the monster mobile show in Barcelona, including news of an Alcatel-Lucent 3G decision

iPhone iFun
The Philter | 2/26/2007

Want an Eyephone to go with your iPhone?

EC Threatens Germany With Court Case
News Analysis | 2/26/2007

EC tells Germany, 'See you in court,' if new telecom law is not changed, but DT could benefit no matter what happens

IPO Alert: Infinera Files Its S-1
News Analysis | 2/26/2007

Infinera has finally filed to go public

Ericsson Targets Cable Revenues
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/26/2007

Gaining a foothold in the cable operator market is a crucial part of the bid for Tandberg TV, says Ericsson's CEO

Ericsson Offers $1.4B for Tandberg TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/26/2007

Ericsson starts a bidding war for IPTV equipment vendor Tandberg TV by offering $1.4B in cash, topping Arris's offer by 10%

Feldman Out at Force10
News Analysis | 2/26/2007

Was it a force-out?

Level 3's CDN Story Rides on Fiber
News Analysis | 2/23/2007

Carrier believes having a CDN and a vast fiber backbone will lead to faster and cheaper distribution for customers

Sinclair Tackles Mediacom for Loss
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/23/2007

While Mediacom Communications ended last year on a strong note, it expects to get off to a very slow start in 2007

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/23/2007

Mobile email = maximum money in this week's VC compendium

Mobile Matters: 3GSM Snippets
News Analysis | 2/23/2007

A roundup of news bites from the monster mobile show in Barcelona, including news of an Alcatel-Lucent 3G decision

Spice Telecom Seeks Savory IPO
News Analysis | 2/23/2007

Indian mobile operator Spice Telecom files for IPO to finance its network expansion and debt repayment

Spice Telecom Seeks Savory IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/23/2007

Indian mobile operator Spice Telecom files for IPO to finance its network expansion and debt repayment

Locals Yokel
The Philter | 2/23/2007

A cable offer I can refuse

WiFi Roaming: Going Global
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/23/2007

WeRoam, Wayport boost roaming agreements for mobile customers in Europe, North America

Google Stock Drag
The Philter | 2/23/2007

Analysts defend YouTube's loss to Joost

Microsoft Battles AlcaLu, AT&T
News Analysis | 2/23/2007

Microsoft is embroiled in patent lawsuits with two telecom buddies, Alcatel-Lucent and AT&T, and has been hit with a $1.5B damages bill

Nortel Man Pleads Guilty
EuroBlog | 2/23/2007

Top Nortel executive pleads guilty to parking lot assault

IPTV Xbox Comes to London
EuroBlog | 2/23/2007

Microsoft is showing off its IPTV Xbox in London

Report: VOIM Sounds Better Than PSTN
News Analysis | 2/23/2007

A new Heavy Reading report says voice-over-instant-messaging (VOIM) codecs convey voice far better than those used in PSTN calls

Hutch Telecom Plans Spending Spree
News Analysis | 2/22/2007

Hutchison Telecom plans special dividend and $5B investment in emerging markets following the sale of Hutchison Essar

Second Life Overrun
Craig's A-List | 2/22/2007

Hell is other people

Cisco, Apple Make Nice
News Analysis | 2/22/2007

But what will their trademark agreement actually mean?

Motorola on Rocky Road
News Analysis | 2/22/2007

Networking giant's CFO says that the first half of 2007 will continue to be 'rocky' for Motorola

Some Notes on Kyte's Flight
Column | 2/22/2007

Decentral.tv's kyte service could make social networks more social, more networked. Can it make money?

Cisco, Apple Make Nice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/22/2007

But what will their trademark agreement actually mean?

Videotron Keeps VOIP Crown
Cable Guy | 2/22/2007

Videotron signed up its 400,000th VOIP subscriber, keeping its Canadian lead

Motorola on Rocky Road
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/22/2007

Networking giant's CFO says that the first half of 2007 will continue to be 'rocky' for Motorola

COLT's Downer Day
News Analysis | 2/22/2007

Pan-European business services player saw its 2006 revenues dip as enterprise service competition intensifies; shares drop 9%

Startup Claims 100-Gbit/s TOE
News Analysis | 2/22/2007

Secretive startup Grid-X has its eye on 100-Gbit/s Ethernet

Tendril Links ZigBee into Printers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/22/2007

Application from Tendril and MeterControl pushes ZigBee into new deployments

Euro M&A Update
EuroBlog | 2/22/2007

PT, Neuf, and misplaced excitement over BT

Cisco's Charmed by Cable VOIP Growth
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/22/2007

New research numbers show Cisco's softswitch and gateway sales to Time Warner and Comcast spurred it to market leadership in Q4

Mavenir Closes In on $20M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Service convergence platform startup needs another round of funding to meet the demands of its early carrier engagements

Mavenir Closes In on $20M
News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Service convergence platform startup needs another round of funding to meet the demands of its early carrier engagements

Cisco Reacts to Reactivity
News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Continuing its march toward application-aware networks, Cisco grabs an XML startup for $135M

BlackBerry Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/21/2007

RIM let slip some important tidbits at 3GSM in Barcelona that indicate its roadmap

Thinking About Interference
Nearpoints | 2/21/2007

A manageable problem

Terayon Updates Its CherryPicker
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Terayon is putting a fresh layer of polish on its flagship 'CherryPicker' digital video processing platform

Cat Bag Controversy
Red Panda | 2/21/2007

Not all cats are down with cat bags

Vendors Scrap Over Outsourcing Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, and Nokia shortlisted for E-Plus network outsourcing deal. Analyst says choosing AlcaLu would be madness

Video Phone Still Battles Weak Reception
News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Technical standards and a weak market have caused Vonage and others to bail on consumer video phones

Major Vendors Scrap Over Outsourcing Deal
News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, and Nokia shortlisted for E-Plus network outsourcing deal. Analyst says choosing AlcaLu would be madness

AT&T's Trick Play
The Philter | 2/21/2007

Three screen shenanigans

ADVA Lands 21CN Deal
News Analysis | 2/21/2007

ADVA lands an Ethernet CPE deal to provide the access devices that BT will deploy as part of its 21CN next-generation network

Google Tips Its Hand
News Analysis | 2/21/2007

Search giant talks disk drives, file systems, data repositories in research report

Welcome to Acronym Hell
Jonestown | 2/20/2007

YADA, Yet Another Damn Acronym

Steve Jobs, Meet Jeff Han
The Martin Chronicles | 2/20/2007

Is this where Apple got its 'Multi-Touch' UI idea?

BigBand IPO May Wait Till Spring
Cable Guy | 2/20/2007

BigBand may have to wait till late May to go public now

Fastweb Plays Wireless Waiting Game
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/20/2007

Italian broadband player faces regulatory hurdles to add mobile services to its triple play package, and aims for a WiMax license too

What's Muni Wireless Good For?
Cutting Loose | 2/20/2007

The value of citywide networks may be for future providers, not current users

TV: A Silent Killer?
BroadBananas | 2/20/2007

Police found the mummified body of a man dead more than a year sitting in front of a TV

AT&T Sells Spectrum to Clearwire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/20/2007

$300M deal gets upstart operator over 50 wireless broadband licenses in the Southern states

AT&T Sells Spectrum to Clearwire
News Analysis | 2/20/2007

$300M deal gets upstart operator over 50 wireless broadband licenses in the Southern states

Rogers Relies on VOIP for Q4 Growth
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/20/2007

Rogers Communications is now depending heavily on VOIP to drive its subscriber and financial growth

Fastweb Plays Wireless Waiting Game
News Analysis | 2/20/2007

Italian broadband player faces regulatory hurdles to add mobile services to its triple play package, and aims for a WiMax license too

Ericsson, Nortel Push on IPTV
News Analysis | 2/20/2007

Swedish equipment giant announces its first IPTV deal, while Nortel gets cozier with Calix to target IPTV opportunities

End of a Bland Era
EuroBlog | 2/20/2007

Outgoing BT chairman has been anything but Bland

Eurobites: Turnaround Time for Telecom Italia
News Analysis | 2/19/2007

Italian incumbent is the subject of investment and NGN rollout speculation, plus other European tidbits to tickle the news palate

iPhone Inspires Handset Headhunt
News Analysis | 2/19/2007

Dell's acquisition of top Motorola handset exec may spark a run on mobile talent among computer manufacturers, reckons analyst

iPhone Inspires Handset Headhunt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2007

Dell's acquisition of top Motorola handset exec may spark a run on mobile talent among computer manufacturers, reckons analyst

Tech Roundup: FMC Fires Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2007

Enterprise FMC is on the agenda in this week's post-3GSM product roundup

Spiked? No, Just Tanked
Monkey Bidness | 2/16/2007

Uh... the dog ate my liver?

Charter Joins Phone Party
Cable Guy | 2/16/2007

Charter has just become the latest MSO to sign up 500,000 phone customers

Nokia Slashes, Siemens Still Scandalized
News Analysis | 2/16/2007

Nokia and Siemens have some headcount and financial housekeeping to do before they form their joint venture

3GSM: India News Roundup
News Analysis | 2/16/2007

Vodafone's Hutchison Essar buy set the stage for a flurry of India-related news at 3GSM this week

What Price a New Logo?
EuroBlog | 2/16/2007

Nokia Siemens Networks responds to colorful suggestions

3GSM: The Vino & The Damage Done
Jonestown | 2/16/2007

Barcelona, where the wine and the wireless gossip flow

Palm's in Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/16/2007

Sources say Motorola, Nokia, or a private equity firm could soon buy the ailing gadget maker

Palm's in Play
News Analysis | 2/16/2007

Sources say Motorola, Nokia, or a private equity firm could soon buy the ailing gadget maker

Falcon Stolen Again
Monkey Bidness | 2/16/2007

Brigid O'Shaughnessy sought for questioning

Tony Li Rejoins Cisco (Again)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/16/2007

IP routing guru Tony Li continues his on-off relationship with Cisco's human resources department

Sources: Cisco Eyes TCAM Startup
News Analysis | 2/16/2007

Specialist chip startup Spans Logic is apparently in Cisco's sights, a move that could cause concern for NetLogic and IDT

Tony Li Rejoins Cisco (Again)
News Analysis | 2/16/2007

IP routing guru Tony Li continues his on-off relationship with Cisco's human resources department UPDATED 11:40 AM

Analysts: Vonage Feeling Cable Heat
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/16/2007

More pain for Vonage as subs growth dips and customer acquisition costs rise. People prefer cable service bundles, say analysts

8x8 Sees Video Phones in Its Future
News Analysis | 2/16/2007

After 20 years, 8x8 says video phones are just starting to take hold

3G Card Secures Laptops
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/15/2007

3G cellular-based add-on secures data in the event of malware infection, laptop loss, or theft

Bookham Ousts CEO Anania
News Analysis | 2/15/2007

Georgio Anania is stepping down as CEO and leaving Bookham's board

Moto & Cisco Joust for Terayon
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/15/2007

Motorola is considered the favorite as the three-way battle for Terayon nears an end

Opnext IPO Has Lots of Bandwidth
News Analysis | 2/15/2007

Hitachi spinoff closes well above IPO price on opening day

AT&T Looking at WiMax for Video
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/15/2007

AT&T's activities with the WiMax Forum reveal the carrier's interest in a fatter, faster flavor of WiMax

Virtual Votives
Red Panda | 2/15/2007

For the tech-savvy supplicant

The Perfect Pub?
The Philter | 2/15/2007

What really raises the bar?

AT&T Boosts Avici's Q4
News Analysis | 2/15/2007

Avici reported strong earnings and announced the creation of a new business unit

Nortel CEO: 3G Can't Cut It
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/15/2007

Mike Zafirovski says 3G technology (which Nortel no longer promotes) is not up to the demands of wireless broadband

Monkey Feng Shui
Monkey Bidness | 2/15/2007

Which way does your banana point?

Nortel CEO: 3G Can't Cut It
News Analysis | 2/15/2007

Mike Zafirovski says 3G technology (which Nortel no longer promotes) is not up to the demands of wireless broadband

New Project, New Life
Column | 2/15/2007

A new Web community, a fond farewell

3GSM by the Numbers
EuroBlog | 2/15/2007

The key numbers from Barcelona's mobile jamboree

Cisco Converges Defenses
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/15/2007

New wireless networking architecture aims to unify wired, wireless security features

Conexant Bonds With Set-Tops
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/14/2007

On Broadcom's heels, Conexant says it's also got a pre-Docsis 3.0, channel-bonding chip

Look What Eyespotted
The Philter | 2/14/2007

Eyespot remixes Sony BMG

Sonus May Eye Niche Acquisition
News Analysis | 2/14/2007

Sources say Sonus is planning to buy a GSM softswitch specialist to bolster its position with wireless service providers

Sonus May Eye GSM Acquisition
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2007

Sources say Sonus is planning to buy a GSM softswitch specialist to bolster its position with wireless service providers

Mobilkom Austria launches VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2007

New mobile VOIP service attempts to beat Skype at its own game

Don't Mess With My Brain
Monkey Bidness | 2/14/2007

Seat of male intelligence reconfirmed

Clearwire Wants $480M in IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2007

WiMax upstart sets it IPO stock price

Hot Pen Pals
Red Panda | 2/14/2007

'Pen' as in Penitentiary

Faster WiMax on the Way
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2007

The IEEE is in the early stages of working on a new faster '4G' version of the technology behind WiMax

BT: Huawei's Still in 21CN Access
News Analysis | 2/14/2007

Carrier denies financial sector talk that Huawei has been edged out of the access portion of its next-gen net

P2P Camp Swarms Video
News Analysis | 2/14/2007

To reach millions with high-def video, Veoh and Azureus are counting on peer-to-peer methods

3GSM: Mobile's Fear Factor
News Analysis | 2/14/2007

Vodafone's CEO says the mobile industry will become marginalized unless it speeds up and collaborates more

3GSM: Mobile's Fear Factor
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2007

Vodafone's CEO says the mobile industry will become marginalized unless it speeds up and collaborates more

Internap Charges Into CDNs
News Analysis | 2/14/2007

The company comes out swinging in CDNs, saying it has the best service-level agreement in the business

RIM Fires Back With 8800
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2007

New BlackBerry combines Pearl design, businesslike functionality

IT Spending: Think Small
Cutting Loose | 2/13/2007

Infrastructure vendors are looking for new sales growth in the wrong places

GooTube Doesn't Scale
BroadBananas | 2/13/2007

Do consumers really want to watch YouTube on their TVs?

Yahoo Moves on Mobile Ads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2007

Yahoo lines up global advertisers for its new mobile advertising system

Yahoo Moves on Mobile Ads
News Analysis | 2/13/2007

Yahoo lines up global advertisers for its new mobile advertising system

MetaSwitch Wins at Télébec
News Analysis | 2/13/2007

Softswitch vendor has found a way into the Bell Canada family through the small Quebec subsidiary

Hoping for Harmonic
Cable Guy | 2/13/2007

As the Terayon sweepstakes seemingly draws to a close, two Wall Street analysts root for Harmonic

Potty Mouth
Monkey Bidness | 2/13/2007

Now everything nags

Strix Meshes With Samsung
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2007

WiMax player makes strategic investment in mesh startup as the pair looks to backhaul and beyond

Ericsson Spells Defense G-P-O-N
News Analysis | 2/13/2007

Ericsson's Peter Linder says it was nice to keep Entrisphere out of enemy hands

Strix Meshes With Samsung
News Analysis | 2/13/2007

WiMax player makes strategic investment in mesh startup as the pair looks to backhaul and beyond

Nacchio's Stalling Tactics Tick Off Judge
The Martin Chronicles | 2/12/2007

Former Qwest CEO set to stand trial starting March 19

Time Warner Starts Over on BBTV
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/12/2007

Time Warner Cable is shutting down its broadband TV service because no one watched

Nokia Siemens Reveals Product Picks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/12/2007

The new Nokia Siemens Networks joint venture is off and running

Nokia Siemens Reveals Product Picks
News Analysis | 2/12/2007

The new Nokia Siemens Networks joint venture is off and running

Fun With Funerals
Red Panda | 2/12/2007

A tisket, a tasket, a self-reflective casket...

Ericsson Buys Entrisphere
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/12/2007

Acquisition of its GPON partner, reportedly for $290M, strengthens Ericsson's position in the US FTTH market

What? No iPhone?
EuroBlog | 2/12/2007

What'll be caliente, or not, at 3GSM

Ericsson Buys Entrisphere
News Analysis | 2/12/2007

Acquisition of its GPON partner, reportedly for $290M, strengthens Ericsson's position in the US FTTH market

Tech Roundup: 3GSM
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/12/2007

Technology tapas abounds as we lift the lid on this week's special 3GSM product roundup

Flash in the Hand
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/12/2007

Adobe adds video capability to mobile 'Lite' version of its popular player

Adtran Scores at AT&T
News Analysis | 2/12/2007

The access vendor reportedly picks up wins for Ethernet over copper and some IP DSLAM work

Vodafone Wins Battle to Buy Essar
News Analysis | 2/11/2007

Vodafone is paying $11B for a controlling 67% stake in Indian mobile operator Hutchison Essar – and wants to buy the rest, too

Vodafone Wins Battle to Buy Essar
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2007

Vodafone pays $11 billion for a 67 percent controlling stake in Indian mobile operator Hutchison Essar, and wants to buy the rest

Bananas From Space
Monkey Bidness | 2/10/2007

They're coming!

Murdoch's Mint
Light Ranting | 2/9/2007

MySpace seems like a cheap deal, now

AlcaLu Makes Product Cuts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2007

The 3G base station developed by Alcatel is being replaced by Nortel gear, while there has been some culling in optical, too

AlcaLu Makes Product Cuts
News Analysis | 2/9/2007

The 3G base station developed by Alcatel is being replaced by Nortel gear, while there has been some culling in optical, too

Charter Boasts of Big VOIP Gains
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2007

Charter Communications racked up its strongest growth yet in VOIP subscribers during Q4

Cisco Gets Social
News Analysis | 2/9/2007

The pending acquisition of Five Across gets Cisco into the social networking game

Corny Names
Monkey Bidness | 2/9/2007

Hercules Gummo and other forgotten Cornwallers

Volpi Sizes Up Life After Cisco
News Analysis | 2/9/2007

Former Cisco exec Mike Volpi says he's curious about media convergence and that he won't end up competing with Cisco

What Price FiOS?
Craig's A-List | 2/9/2007

Florida learns the damaging side of FTTx

How Likely Is a Limelight IPO?
News Analysis | 2/9/2007

Wall Street likes the idea of a publicly-traded rival to market-leading CDN Akamai

Celebrity Critters
Red Panda | 2/9/2007

Who says entomologists can't have fun?

Alcatel-Lucent Job Cull Hits 12,500
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2007

Newly formed mega-vendor adds thousands to its original headcount reduction plan as a tough 2007 beckons

Essar Bid Deadline Looms
EuroBlog | 2/9/2007

Time to put up or shut up in India

The EPA Learning Center
Monkey Bidness | 2/9/2007

We got all kindsa them book thangs!

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2007

Enterprise FMC draws funding, Meraki gets more, and WiMax rakes in the big bucks again

Rollin' on the River
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2007

Portland muni wireless buildout has gone smoothly, for a change

Alcatel-Lucent Job Cull Hits 12,500
News Analysis | 2/9/2007

Newly formed mega-vendor adds thousands to its original headcount reduction plan as a tough 2007 beckons

Standard 3G Platform Sought
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/8/2007

Mobile operators and vendors try to reduce costs by developing a common technology base for GSM-based phones

SA Sees an HD Year Ahead
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2007

Scientific Atlanta is looking for continued strong sales gains this year

Volpi's Greatest Hits
The Philter | 2/8/2007

The best of Mike Volpi through the eyes of Light Reading

Bell Sounds for British Broadband Brawl
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2007

There's a massive scrap brewing in the British broadband market

Femtocells Gear Up for 3GSM
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/8/2007

Action in the femtocell sector is heating up ahead of the mobile industry's biggest event

Volpi Out at Cisco
News Analysis | 2/8/2007

Cisco's perennial rising star exits and hasn't revealed his next move

Mobile Eurobites
EuroBlog | 2/8/2007

Mobile eBay, network sharing, and a new mobile search engine?

Femtocells Gear Up for 3GSM
News Analysis | 2/8/2007

Action in the femtocell sector is heating up ahead of the mobile industry's biggest event

DRM Drama
Light Ranting | 2/8/2007

The world calls Steve Jobs a hypocrite

San Francisco May Take FTTH With Its WiFi
News Analysis | 2/8/2007

Muni FTTH network would work in concert with the WiFi network planned by Earthlink and Google

Microsoft Mobilizes Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/8/2007

Redmond updates email, security, and sync features in an evolutionary update to its Windows Mobile OS

Polycom Acquires SpectraLink
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2007

$220M purchase creates strong mobile VOIP combination

Akamai Shows No Jitter in Q4
News Analysis | 2/7/2007

King of content delivery networks reports big Q4 sales and boosts expectations for 2007; but GAAP earnings fell

Faith-Based à la Carte?
Cable Guy | 2/7/2007

A move to à la carte channels could stifle missionary work by all those holier-than-thou religious channels

The Right Way to do Mobile Video
Nearpoints | 2/7/2007

Penthera’s approach just might work

Universal Ethernet
BroadBananas | 2/7/2007

Is Ethernet about to conquer the entire universe, proving that the primordial space fabric itself is switched, not routed?

Yahoo's Screen Play
The Philter | 2/7/2007

Why won't Yahoo act like a real media company?

Vendors Vie for FT GPON Deal
News Analysis | 2/7/2007

France Telecom has a GPON tender out to vendors as it plans a $350M FTTH rollout over the next two years, say sources

Net Video Drives DWDM Growth
News Analysis | 2/7/2007

Internet video has chewed through the core network bandwidth glut, according to the latest Heavy Reading report

Net Video Notes
The Philter | 2/7/2007

Today's notable nuggets

Nortel Slashes Jobs
News Analysis | 2/7/2007

To cut nearly 3,000 jobs over the next two years as it tries to focus on growth markets

Nortel Slashes Jobs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2007

Nortel to cut nearly 3,000 jobs over the next two years as it tries to focus on growth markets

Big MSOs Embrace the Evolving Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/7/2007

Three big MSOs experiment with Docsis Set-top Gateway (DSG) technology and OpenCable Application Platform (OCAP) middleware

Beceem Gets $40M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2007

Chipmaker hauls in Series D funding round as it looks to mobile WiMax future

FT Fleshes Out FTTH
News Analysis | 2/7/2007

France Telecom says it's on course for 180,000 FTTH customers by the end of 2008

Vodafone Takes MySpace Mobile
News Analysis | 2/7/2007

Vodafone is bringing social networking to the UK mobile market, but charging for the service could hinder uptake, says analyst

Vodafone Takes MySpace Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2007

Vodafone is bringing social networking to the UK mobile market, but charging for the service could hinder uptake, says analyst

Wireless Cuts Clobber CACS in Q4
News Analysis | 2/7/2007

Carrier Access explains its awful quarter

Put Your NIC in a Box
Jonestown | 2/6/2007

Why Microsoft has to bring 802.11n to the Xbox and fast

Cisco Continues Its Hot Streak
News Analysis | 2/6/2007

Second-quarter results come in above the mark, and Cisco says it's not slowing down

Acinion Super-Sizes Video Servers
News Analysis | 2/6/2007

Acinion says its servers will soon slash the cost of delivering high-def content over the Internet

Net Video Notes
The Philter | 2/6/2007

Today's notable nuggets

Nortel CFO Leaves (Again)
News Analysis | 2/6/2007

And this one wasn't fired

BT Buys Indian Outsourcer
News Analysis | 2/6/2007

BT's Indian subsidiary acquires IP services and outsourcing provider i2i Enterprise

Mobile Comes to the New World
Cutting Loose | 2/6/2007

A few key trends are helping North America catch up to East Asia and Western Europe

The Google Life
Craig's A-List | 2/6/2007

Is the 'best' place to work really best?

Motorola's Euro Q
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2007

Analysts say No. 2 phone vendor could unveil a new UMTS Q device at 3GSM next week

Ericsson Lifts Lid on Multimedia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2007

Ericsson's Multimedia unit will show off its first service offering at 3GSM, but it doesn't add much for users, says analyst

Tellabs Tell?
Light Ranting | 2/6/2007

Stock up 2%, with vague acquisition chatter

Meriton Tackles Ethernet Transport
News Analysis | 2/6/2007

Optical vendor says new approach to Ethernet transport will replace Sonet/SDH. Analyst says it's a good idea, others will follow

Ericsson Lifts Lid on Multimedia
News Analysis | 2/6/2007

Ericsson's Multimedia unit will show off its first service offering at 3GSM, but it doesn't add much for users, says analyst

Bytemobile, Opera in Duet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2007

New platform combines Opera Mini with content optimization for Web surfing on mobile phones

Do You Hate YouTube?
Light Ranting | 2/5/2007

Get in line

HBS: Issues of Management
Jonestown | 2/5/2007

Femtocells could mean trouble at home

Cisco Pitches IPTV to the Hinterlands
News Analysis | 2/5/2007

Cisco and SES Americom prepare a turnkey IPTV solution for small telcos

Cable Giants Taking VOIP to SMBs
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2007

Comcast and Time Warner are gearing up to launch full-scale phone operations for small-to-medium-sized businesses

Proxim Mashes Mesh, WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2007

New hybrid device designed to extend reach, power of municipal mesh networks

Net Video Notes
The Philter | 2/5/2007

Today's notable nuggets

AePona Raises $10M, Wins Telus
News Analysis | 2/5/2007

SDP specialist scores a deal with Canadian carrier Telus, pockets another $10M, and develops an IMS-ready FMC application

Content Chaos: Part I
Column | 2/5/2007

Can the telcos really succeed with innovation or content?

Walking Short
Monkey Bidness | 2/5/2007

Lowering expectations

Tech Roundup: Broadcom & VLSI
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2007

Broadcom gets small, Cisco plays tag, Verizon takes the Rev. A train, and Radioframe wants in on femtocells

Ericsson: Hungry for PON
News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Ericsson's CEO talks about GPON action, slower than expected growth in mobile infrastructure, and China's 3G licenses

Vonage Adding Enhanced Voice Tricks
News Analysis | 2/2/2007

The consumer VOIP company says it wants to add IP Centrex-like features to its service

Videotron Plans 100-Mbit/s Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Canadian MSO is shooting to become the first access provider to offer 100-Mbit/s downstream broadband

Break Out That Sunblock
Monkey Bidness | 2/2/2007

Smithers for President

Force10 Round Hits $113M
News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Switch vendor doubles its Series F round, putting its IPO plans in the spotlight

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2007

The week in wireless VC

Mayor Cooks His Own Goose
The Martin Chronicles | 2/2/2007

Muni network controversy pales next to the mayor's private scandals

Ericsson: Hungry for PON
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Ericsson's CEO talks about GPON action, slower than expected growth in mobile infrastructure, and China's 3G licenses

India's IDEA Sets IPO Date
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Indian mobile operator sets the price range for its IPO, to begin on Feb. 12

Invasion of the Boston Snatchers
Jonestown | 2/2/2007

Hey Jim, doesn't that look like a space invader?

High-Def Heaven
Cable Guy | 2/2/2007

Comcast execs see 100 or more HD VOD movies as cable's counterweight to DirecTV's HD expansion plans

India's IDEA Sets IPO Date
News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Indian mobile operator sets the price range for its IPO, to begin on Feb. 12

MP3 Mocha Latte
Light Ranting | 2/2/2007

Music downloads on every block

Net Video Notes
The Philter | 2/2/2007

Today's notable nuggets

Cursing the Heavens
Monkey Bidness | 2/2/2007

Or: Graffiti of the Gods

Would You Like Ads With That?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Startups Amobee and Anam are betting on demand for ad-supported SMS services and capabilities

Bookham Readies More Cuts
News Analysis | 2/2/2007

Another round of cost cutting is underway as Bookham tries to recover from a glum Q2 earnings report

MobiTV Preps for U-verse
News Analysis | 2/1/2007

The startup confirms it's working with AT&T to bring the U-verse IPTV service to mobile devices

Google's Vanishing Gmail
Jonestown | 2/1/2007

Nice interface, shame about the downloads

Comcast Revs Up Capex
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2007

Operator sent a chill up Wall Street's spine this morning by vowing to boost capital spending markedly

ECI Revisits Broadband, Shutters Laurel
News Analysis | 2/1/2007

The vendor strikes a major North American partnership but cuts back on the former Laurel Networks

Alcatel-Lucent Updates on IPTV
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2007

Adds flesh to its IPTV strategy, offering more information about its future converged services platform

Slightly Sugary Standard
EuroBlog | 2/1/2007

Telecom acronyms are getting out of hand…

Base Stations Come Home
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2007

Softbank boosts indoor coverage while Unstrung Insider examines the prospects for 3G in the home

MobiTV Preps for U-verse
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2007

The startup confirms it's working with AT&T to bring the U-verse IPTV service to mobile devices

Reliance Boasts Profit Growth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2007

Indian mobile carrier Reliance beats analysts' expectations with a 198% increase in third-quarter net income

Net Video Notes
The Philter | 2/1/2007

Today's notable nuggets

Brothers Get Broadband
Red Panda | 2/1/2007

Monastery goes online for bread

BitTorrent Preps February Launch
News Analysis | 2/1/2007

At long last, the P2P poster child nears launch of its online storefront

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