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DT's Best US Exit Bet
Wireless Bits | 10/3/2012

4:40 PM With MetroPCS deal, is Deutsche Telekom finally saying auf wiedersehen to its US investment?

Openet: The Legal Brakes Are Off
News Analysis | 10/3/2012

Having prevailed in its court battle with Amdocs, Openet is looking forward to accelerating some strategic initiatives

BBWF 2012: Canny Couple
EuroBlog | 10/3/2012

Why cloud and broadband make good bedfellows for the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam

T-Mobile/MetroPCS Wants to be 4G 'Value-Leader'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2012

4G spectrum is a key reason for merging T-Mobile and MetroPCS, and this isn't the Sprint-Nextel merger all over again, says the new T-Mob CEO

Meet Comcast's IP-Only Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/3/2012

Here's a sneak peek at the XI3, an IP-only hi-def client device under development at Comcast and made by Pace

T-Mobile, MetroPCS to Merge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2012

T-Mobile and MetroPCS to merge to create a 42.5M subscriber US mobile operator pushing toward unlimited 4G

Comcast Gets Closer to a Clearwire Sell-Off
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/3/2012

Also: TW Cable packs on business services muscle; TiVo's Comcast universe expands; ThinkAnalytics does Mediaroom

Carriers Plunge Into an LTE Patent Pool
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2012

Despite skepticism about the effectiveness of patent pools, AT&T, Clearwire, Telefonica and seven others join forces to protect their 4G IP

Euronews: Nokia Considers Espoo HQ Sale
News Analysis | 10/3/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Handset giant could become a tenant; UK 4G services will start in H1 2013; Telefónica plans IPO for German unit

New CEO for Subex
AsiaBlog | 10/3/2012

5:30 AM SPIT vendor to name new chief

Is MetroPCS DT's Magenta Exit?
Jonestown | 10/2/2012

5:35 PM A T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger could be Deutsche Telekom's way to lessen its stake in the US market, one analyst reckons

Gray-Market Optics Get a Brand Name
News Analysis | 10/2/2012

A hardware reseller is offering generic optical modules, trying to topple the premiums charged by some companies (*cough* Cisco *cough*)

Charter Makes Its Move
The Bauminator | 10/2/2012

4:40 PM New Charter CEO Tom Rutledge continues to leave his mark as the operator gets ready to complete its turnaround

Huawei's R&D Man Quits for EMC
News Analysis | 10/2/2012

John Roese, the former Nortel exec who had been a key part of Huawei's North American ambitions, has moved on

T-Mobile in Talks to Buy MetroPCS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2012

T-Mobile could be poised to battle it out with Sprint to be the 4G unlimited data carrier of choice in the US

Startup Jolla Revives MeeGo in China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2012

Finnish startup Jolla reveals plans to develop a new mobile ecosystem for the Chinese market based on the MeeGo OS

TWC Wants Piece of Google Fiber's Sweet Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/2/2012

Also: Supreme Court to hear Comcast system-clustering case; Charter and Cox tee up new corporate digs; new Slingboxes spotted

TW Cable Could Reap $300M From Modem Fee
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/2/2012

Analyst says about 90% of the operator's 10.8 million cable modem customers could be affected by a new $3.95 monthly fee

Cisco's Core Router Gets Optical Genes
News Analysis | 10/2/2012

The company puts a dose of packet-optical into the core, offering a multilayer control plane for the CRS-3

Openet Wins Legal Battle With Amdocs
News Analysis | 10/2/2012

Irish policy control specialist fends off Amdocs after two years in court, opening up the way for a potential IPO

Euronews: Will UK Fast-Track 4G Auction?
News Analysis | 10/2/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: UK 4G auction date may be brought forward; NSN sells IPTV assets to Accenture; ADVA in Polish position

Cisco SDN Exec Joins Arista
News Analysis | 10/2/2012

The lure of software-defined networking has drawn another executive away from a big-company haven

Analyst: T-Mobile Is M&A Challenger for Sprint
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2012

Raymond James analyst Ric Prentiss writes that T-Mobile's latest moves position it as a challenger to Sprint for smaller M&A deals in the US

LightSquared: The Company That Won't Die
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2012

The would-be 4G provider is back with an altered plan for a wholesale 4G network -- and for its survival

Juniper Says Layoffs Don't Target QFabric
News Analysis | 10/1/2012

In cutting 5% of its workforce, Juniper says it isn't picking on any particular product

NSN Offloads More IPTV Assets
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/1/2012

Accenture is the latest company to grab a piece of the Nokia Siemens Networks empire

Comcast, TiVo Blaze Different Set-Top Paths
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/1/2012

For leased IP-capable devices, TiVo is centering on its Hardware Porting Kit, while Comcast leans on its Reference Design Kit (RDK)

FreedomPop Sparks Mobile Internet Free-for-All
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2012

MVNO targets AT&T and Verizon with a 'freemium' mobile broadband service that runs on Clearwire's WiMax network, with Sprint LTE on deck

STB Repair Firm Plots a Bolt From Bankruptcy
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/1/2012

Also: Cablevision squares off with Dish; Hughes lights up faster broadband bird; Comcast chips in on wireless gateway innovation

Euronews: NSN Overhauls LTE Offer
News Analysis | 10/1/2012

As Europe nurses its Ryder Cup hangover, today's EMEA action sees NSN revamp its LTE offering and Nokia beginning its Lumia fire sale

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