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3 Plots Mobile Broadband
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2006

European 3G operator has unveiled plans for flat-rate wireless Internet and targets a December launch of Skype Mobile

Qualcomm Snaps Up M2M Firm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2006

The purchase of nPhase should increase Qualcomm's fixed asset machine-to-machine capabilities

Will Avanex Hook Bookham?
News Analysis | 11/16/2006

The two would-be components powerhouses could be joining forces, so the rumor goes

Prosperity = Hair Gel
Light Ranting | 11/16/2006

From outsourcing to toiletries

Allot Leaps on Nasdaq Debut
News Analysis | 11/16/2006

20% stock jump on its Nasdaq debut gives it a market value of about $300 million

BT Leads New Euro M&A Charge
News Analysis | 11/16/2006

BT, TeliaSonera, and Telefónica are all making acquisitions in hot markets, and other M&A deals look to be in the cards

What's in a Cable Name?
Cable Guy | 11/16/2006

After 55 years, the NCTA announced that it's changing the name of The National Show, the cable industry's biggest annual convention

KFC Barada Nikto
Monkey Bidness | 11/16/2006

Planet Earth, extra crispy

Elks Gone Wild
Red Panda | 11/16/2006

Caribou happy hour

LR Names 2006 Leading Lights
News Analysis | 11/16/2006

The 10 winners of the third annual Leading Lights Awards

Enterprise WLAN Market Up 19%
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2006

Cisco and HP make strong showing in buoyant corporate WiFi market

IPTV Triggers Test Action
News Analysis | 11/15/2006

T&M vendors are jostling for position as IPTV and video specialists, with Alcatel lending some of them a hand

Cisco Spends Big for Triple-Play
BroadBananas | 11/15/2006

On Tuesday, Cisco announced plans to enable the triple-play by unveiling a partnership with the American League's Oakland A's

Pat Russo's Handicap
Light Ranting | 11/15/2006

No, it's not Mike Quigley

2005 Leading Lights: Where Are They Now?
News Analysis | 11/15/2006

As LR prepares to hand out its 2006 awards, here's a look at how last year's crop fared

OJ Explains It All
Red Panda | 11/15/2006

Theoretically speaking, of course

Microsoft Takes Muni WiFi Plunge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2006

Partnering with MetroFi, software giant takes on Google in citywide network space

Adam & Eve & T rex
Monkey Bidness | 11/15/2006

Creationism gets creative

3Com to Bid for Huawei Assets
News Analysis | 11/15/2006

3Com says it's ready to bid for Huawei's entire stake in their joint partnership

BT Forms JV in India
News Analysis | 11/15/2006

BT forms joint venture to tap into India's burgeoning corporate services market

Linking Up
Light Ranting | 11/15/2006

Golf trivia time

Motorola Gobbles Up Netopia
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Motorola snapped up Netopia earlier today for $208 million in cash

Note Takers Rejoice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Intel and friends pump $10.5 million for wireless digital positioning company

Yahoo Pegs Mobile Ads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Vodafone partnership raises as many questions as it answers

Akimbo Catches Up to AT&T
News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Akimbo missed the boat on AT&T's Homezone launch, but officials say they'll be ready by Christmas

Alcatel Seals C&W Deal
News Analysis | 11/14/2006

It's official: Alcatel got a seat at the Cable & Wireless NGN party, deploying 200 to 250 nodes

Virtual Benchmarking
Nearpoints | 11/14/2006

More testing times

Two Strikes on Cisco
Craig's A-List | 11/14/2006

Baseball shouldn't sound like a keynote speech

IPTV: Inactive or Interactive?
Column | 11/14/2006

Content providers have loads of ideas on how to make IPTV more interactive – someone should listen to them

Riding a Dead Horse
Red Panda | 11/14/2006

The wisdom of the Dakotas applied to telecom

Is 'Where RU' a Business Model?
Cutting Loose | 11/14/2006

Will the buddy-tracking apps now debuting find a home with consumers, or with enterprises?

Vodafone Talks M&A, Mobile Adverts
News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Mobile giant reports on H1, unveils mobile ad partnership with Yahoo, and updates on M&A and network sharing

Gov't Stash
The Philter | 11/14/2006

Bad-guy commerce goes online

Joyeux Noël Orange
Red Panda | 11/14/2006

More nightmare before Christmas

Blue Coat Secures Mobile Devices
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Extends security, WAN optimization to devices outside the 'four walls'

CableLabs Dials M for Multi-Stream
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/14/2006

CableLabs, the industry's R&D consortium, unveiled a streamlined process Monday for testing Multi-Stream CableCARD (M-Card) compatibility with consumer electronics devices

Russo, Quigley Go to DC
EuroBlog | 11/14/2006

All-star cast set for Tuesday's Alcatel Lucent security hearing

SF 2016 Bid Dies
Craig's A-List | 11/14/2006

Bay Area sports fun continues

Liberty Global Grows Subs in Q3
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/14/2006

Liberty Global posted strong subscriber and revenue growth in the third quarter

Cisco Goes Greenfield
News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Boosting its metro Ethernet story, Cisco grabs Ethernet chip startup Greenfield Networks for an undisclosed sum

Broadcom's Buffer Problem
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Security researcher 'Johnny Cache' highlights another WiFi driver security issue

Polling Place Pile-Up
The Martin Chronicles | 11/13/2006

Long lines at Denver traced to network logjam

BitTorrent Video Store Delayed
News Analysis | 11/13/2006

The P2P file sharing company remains in contract talks with the studios

Powering Up 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Motorola-Qualcomm chipset deal will drive HSPA into forthcoming devices

Nokia, Siemens Get OK From EC
News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Giant infrastructure joint venture Nokia Siemens Networks gets the all clear from Europe and the US

Powering Up 3G
News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Motorola-Qualcomm chipset deal will drive HSPA into upcoming devices

Nokia's Email Updates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2006

The mobile email product battle heats up and Cingular launches a new high-stakes smartphone in this week's new-product roundup

TelcoTV Gossip
The Philter | 11/13/2006

Please drink responsibly

Deutsche Telekom's CEO Quits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Kai-Uwe Ricke steps down with immediate effect. T-Mobile CEO René Obermann takes his place

Deutsche Telekom's CEO Quits
News Analysis | 11/13/2006

Kai-Uwe Ricke steps down with immediate effect. T-Mobile CEO René Obermann takes his place

Waking for a Job
Monkey Bidness | 11/13/2006

Particulary informatical

MTNL's IPTV Sparks Regulatory Debate
News Analysis | 11/13/2006

State-run MTNL launches India's first IPTV service despite regulatory concerns

Blue Panda Movies
Red Panda | 11/11/2006

What's black & white & dumb all over?

Lloyd George Buys Moto
The Martin Chronicles | 11/10/2006

...and other possible scenarios in the wacky world of wireless messaging

iDEN Lets Its Hair Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2006

Motorola Intros new new devices for enterprise types that like to party

Pushing 60
Nearpoints | 11/10/2006

No, not me. GHz

Guinness Overdose
Monkey Bidness | 11/10/2006

People with too much time on their hands

Motorola Gets Good
News Analysis | 11/10/2006

Enterprise acquisition could reshape the mobile email market and be bad news for RIM, Palm

NTL Fancies TV Merger
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/10/2006

With Telewest and Virgin Mobile only just swallowed, NTL is hungry for more, and may like the idea of UK broadcaster ITV

Google: 'Yeah, We Might Get Sued'
News Analysis | 11/10/2006

Google acknowledges YouTube's exposure to suits from music and video copyright holders

Genius Alert
Craig's A-List | 11/10/2006

Squeak. Squawk. Burble. 'Genius grant, please!'

Motorola Gets Good
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2006

Motorola's latest enterprise acquisition could reshape the mobile email market and be bad news for RIM, Palm

Better Dead Than Red?
Red Panda | 11/10/2006

All hail our zombie overlords

Hurricane Season on Saturn
Monkey Bidness | 11/10/2006

Makes Katrina look like a gentle breeze

Huawei's Memory Lapse
EuroBlog | 11/10/2006

Vendor has selective memory over new exec's past

Alcatel, Lucent Face Security Grilling
News Analysis | 11/10/2006

Vendors head to Washington to answer questions about the potential security implications of their merger

Suitors Eyeing 3Com/Huawei JV
News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Solid revenue growth and profits in the 3Com/Huawei joint venture are raising eyebrows and drawing potential buying interest

WiMax: The Real Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Still more than a year away, WiMax will offer enterprises a powerful alternative, according to new Unstrung Insider report

Insight Suffers Q3 Loss
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Couldn't climb out of the red this summer even though it signed up bunches of new cable subscribers

It'll Be a Blue Blue Xmas
Red Panda | 11/9/2006

...for Republicans

802.11: Fatally Flawed?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2006

'Unavoidable packet loss' found inherent in wireless LAN standard

Sonoa Secures Round B
News Analysis | 11/9/2006

The latest round for Raj Singh's SOA company brings in big names like Juniper Networks

Prop 87 Aftermath
Craig's A-List | 11/9/2006

How Vinod Khosla became the bad guy

T-Mobile Gets Tax Bump
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Profit jump caps a promising third quarter for the fourth largest mobile operator

Sources: Moto's Shopping for IPTV Middleware
News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Industry sources say Motorola has been kicking the tires on some potential IPTV middleware acquisition targets

BT: 21CN Slips, IPTV Nears
News Analysis | 11/9/2006

BT's 21CN will not be complete until 2011, a year later than planned, while its IPTV service is set to launch before Christmas

RCN's 'Forward-Thinking DNA'
BroadBananas | 11/9/2006

Cable overbuilder says it's finally ready to conduct a major test of VOIP

Malcom-tent
The Philter | 11/9/2006

PR that really bites

Cablevision: Large Growth, Large Debt Payments
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/9/2006

Despite strong cable subscriber and revenue gains, Cablevision suffered a higher than expected quarterly net loss

Alcatel's Healthy Deal
EuroBlog | 11/9/2006

Can anyone top Alcatel's Pittsburgh deal?

Cisco Soars in Q1
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

Earnings in Q1 and forecasts for Q2 beat out analyst expectations as Cisco's bullish year continues

Skype 3.0: Why Email When You Can Call?
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

New version of Skype lets users click and dial phone numbers displayed on any Web page

Cisco Pseudowires Verizon Business
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

Hammerhead reportedly got qualified by Verizon Business, but a new pseudowire service is all Cisco

Acme's Shares Hit Reverse
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

Recent networking IPO announces more profits in Q3, but the outlook for Q4 and 2007 sends shares down more than 20%

The Arse-End of FMC
Jonestown | 11/8/2006

Sometimes you don't want the calls to follow you

Sparring Over Start Over
Cable Guy | 11/8/2006

Moto boasts its On-Demand Solutions unit powers Start Over

CSI: JDSU
EuroBlog | 11/8/2006

Meet TV crime's new star: a pumped argon laser

Strix Retracts Some NTT Claims
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

WiFi mesh startup issues retraction and may not be the only name on NTT West's muni dance card

Tejas Scores Another $20M
News Analysis | 11/8/2006

Optical vendor Tejas Networks raises $20M to further expand its sales outside India

Strix Retracts Some NTT Claims
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2006

WiFi mesh startup issues retraction and may not be the only name on NTT West's muni dance card

Enterprise Keeps Nortel in Line
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2006

Enterprise customers give Nortel some padding from the impact of cautious carrier spending in its latest quarter

Microsoft Pushes Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2006

Redmond tells Unstrung that its Windows Mobile email is secure enough for enterprise users

Enterprise Keeps Nortel in Line
News Analysis | 11/7/2006

Enterprise customers give Nortel some padding from the impact of cautious carrier spending in the vendor's latest quarter

Cisco & Cracker Jack
Craig's A-List | 11/7/2006

Brace yourself for the Silicon Valley A's

NTP Takes Another Shot
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2006

This time it's suing Treo-maker Palm Inc.

Samsung's New Support for WiBro
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2006

South Korean giant shows technology lead – but is it enough to get users to give a WiBro a chance?

XBox
Light Ranting | 11/7/2006

The Xbox gets a movie trailer

Is Anybody Listening?
Cutting Loose | 11/7/2006

At Mobile Business Expo, big carriers were noticeable by their absence

BroadLogic's Disruptive Digital Chip
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/7/2006

New chip is designed to let cable operators triple their digital video spectrum and cheaply upgrade networks to all-digital

Ups & Downs at Arris
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/7/2006

What's spooking Arris shares? They're down more than 15% this month on a new debt issuance

FT Goes to Le Cinéma
EuroBlog | 11/7/2006

France Telecom is getting into the movie business

BridgePort Lands Another $13M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2006

FMC specialist bags more cash as it boosts development of its MobileStick product

AT&T Investigates DSLAM Explosion
News Analysis | 11/7/2006

Carrier says it is still looking into the cause of an explosion and equipment fire that damaged property in Houston

Bookham Bruised by Q1
News Analysis | 11/7/2006

Bookham's earnings report didn't join the Avanex/JDSU happy parade, plunging the stock 12% after hours

Chips Tune In TV
News Analysis | 11/7/2006

A trio of startups with recently announced products are targeting different ways of changing the TV landscape

Blather Alert
Monkey Bidness | 11/6/2006

Phrases to run from

Sat Radio: Looking Up
The Martin Chronicles | 11/6/2006

XM posts smaller loss, looks for path to profitability

Cingular Speeds Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/6/2006

Cingular is first with a US UMTS device, Newbury self-locates, and Tesco gets converged in this week's new-product roundup

Who's Your Daddy?
Red Panda | 11/6/2006

Here's a paternity test we haven't seen on Springer

BridgePort Lands Another $13M
News Analysis | 11/6/2006

FMC specialist bags more cash as it boosts development of its MobileStick product

Tektronix Buys VOIP Test Firm
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/6/2006

VOIP monitoring specialist Minacom snapped up for $27 million by Tektronix, which gains a foothold in the MSO test market

WiFi Outlook Cloudy in Mountain View
News Analysis | 11/6/2006

Users chime in with dissatisfaction, Google responds with assurances

WiFi Outlook Cloudy in Mountain View
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/6/2006

Users chime in with dissatisfaction, Google responds with assurances

Shyam Soars on Relisting
News Analysis | 11/6/2006

Restructured wireless equipment vendor sees stock leap 144% as it relists on the Bombay Stock Exchange

Mobile WiMax: Back to Basics
LR Mobile Column | 11/6/2006

How mobile WiMax vendors and service providers address roaming and coverage could separate the winners from the losers.

Alcatel Preps New Tech Roadmap
News Analysis | 11/6/2006

French giant set to unveil a new product roadmap that accounts for Lucent merger. IPTV strategy will be closely scrutinized

Aruba Outlines FMC Strategy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/6/2006

Startup says it has a five-stage, three-year plan for fixed/mobile convergence

Real Absentee Ballots
Monkey Bidness | 11/6/2006

Better democracy, electronically

Friday Brain Teaser
Craig's A-List | 11/3/2006

An improved twist on a classic

The Guns of November
The Martin Chronicles | 11/3/2006

'Frank yet cordial' discussions at Mobile Business Expo mask deep divides

Bluetooth Security Still Wobbly
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2006

Bluetooth cracking tool can hit cellphones, not to mention headsets, handheld computers, cars, PCs, and networks

Goo-Goo-Googley Eyes
Monkey Bidness | 11/3/2006

It knows if you've been bad or good...

AT&T Rages at FCC Delay
News Analysis | 11/3/2006

AT&T gets the hump as stalemate at the FCC means a verdict on its merger with BellSouth gets kicked off today's meeting agenda

Is Jamming Really a Problem?
Nearpoints | 11/3/2006

It could be, and it doesn't even depend on the band

AT&T Rages at FCC Delay
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2006

AT&T gets the hump as stalemate at the FCC means a verdict on its merger with BellSouth gets kicked off today's meeting agenda

JDSU Lands in the Black
News Analysis | 11/3/2006

JDSU gets pro forma profitable for the first time in five years and fesses up to buying bits of Optovia

Mediacom Scores Big Revenues, Losses
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/3/2006

Cable player's revenues and losses are both up significantly as data customers continue to sign up in droves

Avian Flew
The Philter | 11/3/2006

Cells towers are for the birds

Mesh Shakeout Looms
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2006

Mesh WiFi vendors agree that a period of market consolidation is inevitable; the only question is when

Time Warner VOIP Growth Slows
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/3/2006

Time Warner Cable, the cable industry's leading VOIP player, may be reaching a limit on how many IP phone subscribers it can sign up

Dubya's Danger Rating
EuroBlog | 11/3/2006

Beats N. Korean leader in peace threat poll

Infinera Boosts Avanex
News Analysis | 11/3/2006

While still losing money, Avanex reports Q1 results good enough to boost the stock 12% after hours

Optical: Cisco's Odd Man Out?
News Analysis | 11/3/2006

More cost and personnel cuts once again ignite rumors that Cisco is close to ditching its optical business

Bangalore Bugaboo
Monkey Bidness | 11/2/2006

What's in a name? Beans mostly

Google Gets Orkut Users Talking
News Analysis | 11/2/2006

Google's social networking site Orkut will soon offer members free phone calls with Google Talk

From Gaza to Chicago
The Martin Chronicles | 11/2/2006

Not your average security dweebs

Michel Burger, CTO Communications Sector, Microsoft
LRTV Interviews | 11/2/2006

What's Web 2.0 got to do with it? We ask Michel Burger, CTO of Microsoft's Communications Sector

Will Savvis Sell Its CDN?
News Analysis | 11/2/2006

St. Louis company has put its content delivery network on the block and offers have already come in

The Year of Calling Convergedly
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2006

Fixed-mobile convergence, at least the WiFi-to-cellular variety, will arrive in 2007, according to vendors, providers

Moto Stalls BSNL's Wireless Tender
News Analysis | 11/2/2006

Motorola gets court order to hold up BSNL as it prepares to dole out $4.8B in wireless contracts

Moto Stalls BSNL's Wireless Tender
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/2/2006

Motorola gets court order to hold up BSNL as it prepares to dole out $4.8B in wireless contracts

Espial Joins IPTV Middleware Madness
News Analysis | 11/2/2006

Canadian set-top software maker looks to square off against Microsoft in IPTV middleware

PBT: Stray Thoughts
Craig's A-List | 11/2/2006

Nortel's John Hawkins tosses out some quotes on PBT

Thinking About Interference
Nearpoints | 11/2/2006

So, is it a problem, or not?

Singing Soldiers
The Philter | 11/2/2006

Who'll be the next Clay Aiken?

Squirrel Gone Postal
Red Panda | 11/2/2006

What animal doesn't hate postal workers?

IBM, EDS Share Vodafone Spoils
News Analysis | 11/2/2006

International mobile operator finalizes back-office outsourcing deals that could save it nearly $2B over seven years

Yabadabadoo!!
EuroBlog | 11/2/2006

Never mind 'Casual Friday' – here's 'Flintstones Tuesday'

Web 2.0: Killing U Softly
Jonestown | 11/1/2006

Live virtually, die young, leave a good looking avatar

Profs: Hot or Not?
The Philter | 11/1/2006

The kids are paying attention

It's All Bollocks
The Martin Chronicles | 11/1/2006

The age-old user-vendor disconnect persists

VOIP's $24,000 Question
The Philter | 11/1/2006

Is Vonage saving anyone that much?

Swisscom Finally Launches IPTV
News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Swiss incumbent has finally launched its IPTV services after a problematic pre-launch period that lasted three years

Symbol Debuts New RF Switch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Multi-platform, multi-network hardware to integrate WiFi, RFID, WiMax, etc.

Sources: Tekelec to Sell Switching Business
News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Sources say Tekelec's expensive push into IP switching will soon come to an end with the sale of the business to Ericsson UPDATED 6:30 PM

Google Effect
Craig's A-List | 11/1/2006

Halloween Googlites invade downtown

Andrew Buys Antenna Maker
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Andrew snaps up EMS division in $50.5M deal as the base-station consolidation trend continues

Tropos Unwires Rock Hill
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Municipal deployment is one of the biggest in the Southeastern US

AT&T Set to Expand Its U-verse
News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Light Reading has gotten wind of AT&T's plans to expand its U-verse video service into dozens of new locations

C-COR Unveils Compact VOD Server
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/1/2006

C-COR has come out with a smaller, cheaper video-on-demand server

Charter Can't Get No Respect
Cable Guy | 11/1/2006

It's the Rodney Dangerfield of MSOs

Siemens VOIP Wins at Time Warner
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Time Warner Cable has selected Siemens Networks to supply IP-based voice feature servers for the MSO's VOIP rollout

Bresnan Picks MetaSwitch VOIP
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/1/2006

Bresnan Communications has chosen MetaSwitch's softswitch, media gateway, and application server products

It's a Small U-Verse for AT&T
BroadBananas | 11/1/2006

Ma Bell still limps along with limited IPTV rollouts

Not So 'Jolly'
EuroBlog | 11/1/2006

Bribery claims, embezzlement, sex shops... welcome to European telecom

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