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iPhone: Could Multitasking Increase 3G Woes?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/31/2010

Several vendors suggest that Apple's upcoming iPhone OS update could increase network pressures for operators

Singapore Set for Broadband Ramp
News Analysis | 5/31/2010

There's a great deal of growth expected in Singapore's broadband sector in the next few years, and not just in the fixed market, finds Pyramid Research report

Hulu Blocks Hillcrest Again
The Bauminator | 5/28/2010

5:45 PM Web hub clamps down on manual tweaks that allowed the Kylo browser to play back Hulu vids

Former Microsoft Exec Joins Cisco's Video Group
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/28/2010

Enrique Rodriguez, an exec formerly responsible for products such as Mediaroom and Zune, is joining Cisco's Service Provider Video Technology Group

LTE Watch: Huawei Rides the Rails
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2010

Huawei claims super-fast LTE deployment on Chinese bullet train

Marvell Plugs a Computer for Telcos, MSOs
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/28/2010

The company's all-purpose 'plug computer,' its pride and joy at the last two CES shows, is making a play for telco services and broadband video

Motorola Brings More Droids to VZW
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2010

Motorola and Verizon will launch two Android phones in July, while Microsoft says it will sell 30 million, and something big brews at Samsung

Mobile Handset Makers Struggle to Go Green
LR Mobile Column | 5/28/2010

Makers of mobile handsets are stepping up their efforts to develop and sell products that are more environmentally friendly

If Juniper Were Apple
Craig's A-List | 5/28/2010

11:45 AM Maybe they'd sell jPods and jPads

Photos: iPad Hits Europe, APAC
Slide Shows | 5/28/2010

The iPad has gone international – see how its acolytes reacted in Europe and Asia/Pacific

Europe Almost Catches iPad Fever
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/28/2010

Only les geeks made the effort in France, but elsewhere it was a case of the longest queues since the last British Airways strike

SK Telecom Takes Stake in WiMax Operator
News Analysis | 5/28/2010

Korean operator to invest $100 million in Malaysian WiMax operator P1 as part of its international expansion plan

Spain Leads LR World Cup Poll
News Analysis | 5/28/2010

Brazil also strongly backed, while the Ohio State Buckeyes get some sympathy votes

Tensions Rise Around Vivo
EuroBlog | 5/28/2010

9:00 AM Hostile bid mooted

Optical Exits
Craig's A-List | 5/27/2010

6:00 PM Everybody's still looking to get bought, but Cisco/CoreOptics offers a dash of hope

Policy Watch: Eyes on NBCU & Title II
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/27/2010

Separately, that is. A senator wants Comcast to shed NBC's stake in Hulu, while the FCC prepares to ask about its authority over broadband

AT&T U-verse: No OTT
The Philter | 5/27/2010

5:15 PM With all that's coming up with AT&T's U-verse service, the prospect of integrating over-the-top content with pay TV doesn't seem likely

ActiveVideo Suit Targets Verizon
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/27/2010

A key Cablevision ITV partner goes after the telco roughly two months after Verizon accused the MSO of violating patents linked to FiOS TV

Covad Counting on Ethernet Growth
News Analysis | 5/27/2010

Competitive carrier's latest transformation built on providing last-mile Ethernet to a wide range of new customers

Telcordia: More Services Are the Answer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/27/2010

Communication service providers have to rethink everything as data traffic continues to climb, Telcordia says

No Surprise: Verizon Talks Tiered Pricing for LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/27/2010

Operator executives have actually been talking about moving to a more usage-based model for mobile broadband for at least two years

Nice Show: Management World 2010
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/27/2010

The TM Forum's Management World 2010 was all about flexibility, efficiency, and customer experience

Will Carriers Endorse BitBop?
Que Sera Sarah | 5/27/2010

12:10 PM For that matter, will consumers embrace the Fox mobile TV service?

Comcast Getting Amped Up?
The Bauminator | 5/27/2010

11:20 AM Cable show rumor that Comcast's prepping a 105-Meg tier gets some legs

Celebrity Infection
EuroBlog | 5/27/2010

10:50 AM Scientist catches celebrity bug as he infects himself with computer virus

Clearleap Lands Mediacom Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/27/2010

Startup scores its largest deal so far as MSO heads to the clouds for linear and VoD ad support, and sets up potential for Web-fed video

Disaster Recovery Turns Wireless & Cloudy
News Analysis | 5/27/2010

AT&T's annual survey of businesses finds many more using wireless devices and cloud computing to execute business continuity plans

End of an Era
Contentinople | 5/27/2010

10:15 AM Apple supplants Microsoft as world's most valuable tech firm

Fat Cat Furor
EuroBlog | 5/27/2010

9:25 AM Bonus time at BT

AT&T's Confu-verse
The Philter | 5/26/2010

4:35 PM Is it just me or does the TV news sometimes take the whole dumbing-down thing a bit far?

Unicorn Opens Up Real-Time Analytics
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/26/2010

Unicorn Media is opening up its analytics to all video providers to let them know what their users are doing, when, where, why, and how

Gadget Watch: Dell's New Streak
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2010

Is it a tablet? Is it a phone? Brits will find out for sure in early June

Deutsche Telekom to Trial LTE This Year
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2010

German operator gets busy with its newly won 800MHz spectrum and plans to test LTE this year

FCC Looks at Bill-Shock
Que Sera Sarah | 5/26/2010

2:10 PM The FCC considers regulations; the CTIA is shocked

Eircom Gets Heavy With Rock Fans
News Analysis | 5/26/2010

The Irish incumbent is sending out 'three strikes' letters to suspected illegal file sharers in a crackdown on Internet music piracy

Tricking Hulu
The Bauminator | 5/26/2010

11:45 AM Getting the latest version of the Kylo browser to play Hulu videos requires some manual adjustments

Deutsche Telekom Joins Rush to WiFi Offload
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2010

German operator has started offloading iPhone traffic onto WiFi networks and plans to increase its hotspot coverage to help 3G network capacity

DOJ Examines Apple's Music Practices
Contentinople | 5/26/2010

10:30 AM The investigation, still in preliminary stages, may focus on a recent spat with Amazon

Rumor: Cisco Hunts for LTE Policy Control Smarts
Rumors | 5/26/2010

Analyst firm says Cisco is looking to build on Starent acquisition with a buyout of either Bridgewater or Openet for LTE policy control capabilities

Photos From AT&T's U-verse Tour
Slide Shows | 5/26/2010

AT&T shows off its iPad app, interactive games, 3DTV, and more ways to take your content on the go

ClariPhy Raises $24M to Chase 100G
News Analysis | 5/26/2010

The CoreOptics buy could mean Cisco won't need merchant chips for 100G. But that doesn't deter Oclaro – or ClariPhy, which just got $24 million to pursue that market

Who's Really Sitting on an LTE Goldmine?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2010

Ericsson, Nortel, Nokia, Huawei stake their claims, but the answer remains 'anyone's guess'

Hillcrest Creates Hulu Workaround for TV Browser
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/26/2010

Hulu workaround is part of a new round of updates to Hillcrest's 'Kylo' video browser, but will Hulu try to block access again?

Infinera's Old 40G
Craig's A-List | 5/25/2010

6:00 PM A last glance back at the 400G PIC

Will Verizon Have a Q3 iPhone Launch?
Rumors | 5/25/2010

A JP Morgan Chase analyst believes that it is much more likely that Verizon & Apple will plot a CMDA iPhone launch for Q3 rather than June

Canoe Experiments With VoD Ads
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/25/2010

Cross-MSO advanced ad venture licenses This Technology's platform for VoD proof-of-concept work

Is HSPA+ the End of Flat-Rate?
Jonestown | 5/25/2010

4:25 PM Aircom thinks it may be

AT&T Touts the U-Verse Reality
News Analysis | 5/25/2010

Previewing a far-out app gives AT&T the chance to reaffirm the possibilities of its IPTV network and service

India's New Auction, New Action
AsiaBlog | 5/25/2010

2:35 PM The BWA auction is underway, and the carriers are ganging up on the regulator

40G: Time for the Third-Party Candidate to Bow Out?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/25/2010

40G seems destined to get squeezed between the continuing popularity of 10G transport and the future uptake of 100G

Why TelcoTV Still Matters
Rewired | 5/25/2010

1:20 PM OTT video changed the game, but telcos still need to be players in delivering video services – we can show you how to do it profitably

MTNL, BSNL Prep for 3G Battle
News Analysis | 5/25/2010

Now that state-owned operators BSNL and MTNL face 3G competition from their privately owned rivals, the race is on

Cisco Tailors Router & Switch for Smart Grid
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/25/2010

After a year of evangelizing the smart grid, Cisco is bringing its hardware to utilities looking to modernize the grid with IP

TiVo Starts Thinking Outside the Box
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/25/2010

Who needs tru2way? TiVo's going direct to get its software baked into Best Buy's broadband-fueled, Insignia-branded digital TVs

Yahoo CEO Defends Strategy
Contentinople | 5/25/2010

11:10 AM In the feisty, F-bomb-laden way that only she can...

Reader Poll: Who Will Win the World Cup?
News Analysis | 5/25/2010

Verwaayen has spoken, Vestberg has sided with Brazil, and O'Hara has complained on behalf of the Irish – now it's your turn

Yahoo Buys Indonesian Startup
AsiaBlog | 5/25/2010

10:00 AM Internet firm nabs some mobile social networking

KPN Joins M2M Pack in Germany
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/25/2010

Extra spectrum could help new machine-to-machine strategy, but KPN's German operator, E-Plus, missed out on the sought-after 'digital dividend' band

A Look Back at U-verse
Que Sera Sarah | 5/25/2010

7:00 AM With more updates on the horizon, we reminisce about the good, the bad, and the ugly from AT&T’s foray into IPTV

Mgmt World 2011: In Pictures!
Slide Shows | 5/25/2010

The annual service provider IT (SPIT) event that is Management World had gossip, booze, and just the best coffee... oh, and good contacts, too

XO's Randy Nicklas: Opex Reality Checks
LRTV Interviews | 5/25/2010

XO's Randy Nicklas discusses how operational expenses are becoming a bigger deal as service providers pick packet-optical networking gear. He also says he's looking forward to Infinera providing 100G wavelength capabilities in its equipment during the second half of 2010

Infinera Ditches 40G, Talks 100G
News Analysis | 5/25/2010

Everyone needs a 100G story, and Infinera is no exception. The more pressing issue is whether people buy its 40G story

Ceton Plays the Waiting Game
The Bauminator | 5/24/2010

3:50 PM Company blames parts shortages on latest shipment delay of its PC-based CableCARD tuner

HSPA+ in the US & the Wait for Handsets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2010

T-Mobile will likely be first with smartphones supporting the faster 3G standard, but analysts say a HSPA+ iPhone is possible for AT&T

Avail-TVN: All 3D, All the Time
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/24/2010

Avail-TVN says it hopes to go 24/7 with 3D content in due time

World Cup Fever
EuroBlog | 5/24/2010

1:35 PM AlcaLu CEO Ben Verwaayen shares his prediction

US Wireless Competition: Does It Exist?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2010

Wireless operators have their own set of criteria that point to a competitive US wireless market, but the reality depends on where you look

App Focus: Local App Gets Hyper
Que Sera Sarah | 5/24/2010

12:15 PM DeHood covers every trend: social networking, hyper-local content, coupons, friends, status, and messaging

Size Matters, Says CENX Founder
News Analysis | 5/24/2010

Founder Nan Chen gets excited as eight-month-old Ethernet exchange hits milestone of 10M end points

NEC Preps LTE Femto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2010

NEC gets to work on developing residential femtocells for LTE

Facebook 'Missed the Mark'
Contentinople | 5/24/2010

9:35 AM CEO promises simpler privacy settings

BSNL Blocks Huawei, ZTE Bids
News Analysis | 5/24/2010

Indian state-owned carrier excludes Chinese vendors from its mobile network expansion plans as security concerns drag on

Interoute Turns a Profit, Plans M&A
News Analysis | 5/24/2010

Pan-European network operator continues its turnaround story with a profitable 2009 and a focused acquisition strategy

Nice Move for NFC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2010

Orange sees Nice launch as dress rehearsal for nationwide, near-field communication, over-the-air payments rollout

As TiVo's World Turns
The Bauminator | 5/21/2010

5:10 PM Technicolor deal further distances TiVo from hardware-centric strategies while it seeks global expansion

Cable ONE Sizes Up EchoStar, TiVo Set-Tops
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/21/2010

The MSO has yet to make a final decision, but sources say broadband-fueled TiVo and SlingLoaded EchoStar boxes are in the running

LTE Watch: Yota Drops WiMax for LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2010

Wotta shocka from Yota! Russian operator is ditching WiMax for LTE

Scenes From Packet-Optical Evolution, Part II
Slide Shows | 5/21/2010

Our final look at some of the familiar faces in the optical networking world that were seen at our NYC event this week

Mgmt World: TTI Next to Get Bought?
News Analysis | 5/21/2010

Late gossip as Management World wraps up is that OSS player TTI Telecom is next to be acquired – but by whom?

The SPIT Side of Optical
Craig's A-List | 5/21/2010

2:55 PM 100G chatter could be drowning out some of the carriers' bigger needs

Carriers Respond to FCC's Competition Concerns
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/21/2010

FCC's enormous annual report strikes fear in AT&T and Verizon Wireless as regulation looms ahead

Summit Partners Pours $96M Into Casa Systems
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/21/2010

SEC filing reveals size of the recent investment, but Casa's CEO says CMTS startup will move ahead without an exit strategy

Facebook & MySpace's Privacy Loophole
Contentinople | 5/21/2010

10:40 AM WSJ uncovers a way the sites have shared users' personal information with advertisers

2010 World Cup Predictions
LRTV Documentaries | 5/21/2010

For World Cup predictions, we hear from the GSMA's Michael O'Hara; Alcatel-Lucent's Ben Verwaayen; Ericsson's Hans Vestberg; Redknee's Lucas Skoczkowski; Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan, Graham Finnie, Gabe Brown, and Adi Kishore; Jeff Yee of Volantis Systems; Mavenir's Pardeep Kohli; Aircom's Darryl Edwards; David Sharpley of Bridgewater Systems; TeliaSonera's Lars Klasson; Michael Hecker of MTS; and Keith Higgins of Aricent

Brits Press On With Broadband Plans
News Analysis | 5/21/2010

Conservative-led administration clears its throat on broadband rollout plans, appoints minister to take the credit/blame for the outcome

AT&T: Mobility, Network Capacity & Fun
News Analysis | 5/21/2010

AT&T business services veteran sees faster technology adoption by businesses than at any point in the past

Level 3's Paul Savill: Let's Interoperate
LRTV Interviews | 5/21/2010

Level 3's Paul Savill tells Light Reading's Carol Wilson that interoperability is important to provision services end-to-end, but vendors need to do more work to make these services easier to provision and more flexible

Google TV Channels Jinni & Rovi
The Bauminator | 5/21/2010

8:15 AM One old hand breaks in, while one upstart gets its big break

India 3G: Debt Concerns
AsiaBlog | 5/21/2010

7:40 AM Ratings agency highlights impact of high 3G spectrum prices

Covad's Brad Roldan: Ethernet Makeover
LRTV Interviews | 5/21/2010

Covad's Brad Roldan talks with Light Reading's Craig Matsumoto about how and why his company went from offering legacy, copper-based services to more connection-oriented Ethernet services

Who Really Makes a 'Green' CMTS?
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/20/2010

Motorola boasts that its BSR6400 is the most power-conscious CMTS chassis, while rival claims the basis of the comparison is 'skewed'

Google's Android Update Adds 'Tethering'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/20/2010

Latest upgrade will allow users to make Android phones a 'personal hotspot,' but how much will carriers charge for the feature?

Scenes From Packet-Optical Evolution, Part I
Slide Shows | 5/20/2010

Our latest optical conference in NYC had some of the brightest names in the business talking about the future of big bandwidth

Bharti Questions 3G Auction Format
AsiaBlog | 5/20/2010

5:00 PM Bharti's unhappy... again!

Google TV Comes Out, the World Tunes In
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/20/2010

Google TV aims to mesh the Web and television. Hmmm... This all sounds so vaguely familiar

German Spectrum Auction Ends, Raises €4.4B
News Analysis | 5/20/2010

After 224 bidding rounds a decision is reached in Mainz

Pole Vaulting
The Bauminator | 5/20/2010

3:10 PM Another FCC vote ties into the Commission's proposed National Broadband Plan

Cisco Renews Optical Focus With CoreOptics
News Analysis | 5/20/2010

The $99M pending acquisition is a 100G play, and a packet-optical play, and... Hey, wait a minute, Cisco's doing something in optical!

FCC Opens Up 25MHz in 2.3GHz Band
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/20/2010

Brushing aside interference concerns, FCC unanimously votes to open up 25MHz in the 2.3GHz band for new mobile broadband services

Google to Unveil 'Smart TV'
Contentinople | 5/20/2010

11:30 AM According to reports, Google will introduce its new Web TV platform in San Francisco today

Analysts: Bidding for BWA to Be as Fierce as 3G
News Analysis | 5/20/2010

With India's 3G spectrum auction over, the country's spectrum-hungry operators will now start bidding for the broadband wireless access airwaves

Ovum Warns Telcos Against Google
Que Sera Sarah | 5/20/2010

11:00 AM As Google infiltrates all of their traditional businesses, Ovum warns that telcos must exploit or be exploited

Google: 100 Gbit/s? How 'Bout 8 TBs Per Second?
News Analysis | 5/20/2010

As its machine-to-machine traffic grows, Google rethinks the way optical networks should connect its far-flung data centers

Suddenlink Widens 107-Meg Reach
The Bauminator | 5/20/2010

10:05 AM MSO's fastest Docsis 3.0 tier messes with two more Texas towns

Mgmt World: Vendor Caution Overshadows the Cloud
News Analysis | 5/20/2010

It was a big talking point in Nice, but few telecom software players are shouting out loud about cloud service management capabilities

Mgmt World: Logan's Run to Oracle
EuroBlog | 5/20/2010

7:30 AM OSS guru to build Oracle consulting/integration team

Packet-Optical Evolves
LRTV Interviews | 5/20/2010

Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin talks about today's packet-optical devices and the rocky road ahead for 40G transport. Also, should the industry be thinking ahead to 1 Tbit/s? It's not bad to speculate on that next speed, Perrin says

Level 3: Vendors Should Lower Opex
News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Network gear is delivering more bandwidth at a lower cost, but more work is done to reduce the growing cost of operating networks

Scoop! Cable ONE Makes HD-DTA Picks
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Sources say MSO will use boxes from DMT and security from Nagravision to power US cable's first deployment of hi-def DTAs

Verizon's Glen Wellbrock: 100G Update
LRTV Interviews | 5/19/2010

Verizon exec talks about the carrier's progress in 100G, what it is learning from its equipment trials, and some of the challenges in getting a network built for 10G ready to run 10 times the bandwidth

Copper: Still a Precious Metal?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/19/2010

New technologies that can deliver greater bandwidth over copper may postpone the age of the all-fiber access network yet again

Casa Systems May Go It Alone
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Fresh funding and a line into China's growing cable broadband market dampen possibility that CMTS startup will seek an M&A exit

Sprint's LTE Position
Wireless Bits | 5/19/2010

2:15 PM Official word from one of LTE Summit's volcanic ash victims

App Insights: VZ Wireless Lures With Ad Dollars
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Carriers are enticing developers with promises of bigger profits, but they may never be more than one store in a much larger shopping mall

App Focus: Facebook Mobile Goes Data Free
Que Sera Sarah | 5/19/2010

12:20 PM Facebook strips down its mobile app; Kindle lands on Android; the iPhone becomes a credit card, catches fire

Verizon: Give Us More Flexible ROADMs for 100G
News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Network architect Wellbrock tells Packet Optical Transport Evolution audience that networks need to be more automatically reconfigured

Arthur Orduna: Canoe's CTO
LRTV Interviews | 5/19/2010

Arthur Orduna says the Canoe JV is paddling quickly toward its interactive ad debut while its new lab gives VoD some advertising oomph

AT&T: 40G Was Faulty
News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Carriers want 100G technology to avoid the pitfalls that befell 40G – including cards that just didn't work right

Mgmt World: Tibco's Oh-So-Quiet OSS Acquisition
News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Kabira got 'acquired' – did anyone know? Only a few, and there are reasons why...

Pants on Fire!
Monkey Bidness | 5/19/2010

11:30 AM All cretins are liars

India's 3G Auction Ends, Raises $14.6B
News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar, and Aircel all bag spectrum in 13 of India's 22 circles as 3G auction ends after 34 days

Sprint RFP May Include LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Third-largest US mobile operator is open to Long Term Evolution as it issues a next-generation network RFP UPDATED 11:40 AM

Yahoo Buys Associated Content
Contentinople | 5/19/2010

9:50 AM Yahoo is paying around $100M for the user-generated media startup, reports say

Orange, SFR Top Up on 3G Spectrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Arcep finally gives Orange France and SFR the 3G nod

Gartner: RIM, Android See Boosts in Q1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2010

Look out! The Androids are on the march

Mgmt World: Amdocs Airs Dumb Pipe Doubts
EuroBlog | 5/19/2010

8:15 AM Software giant examines the 'dumb pipe' scenario, announces new customer, and launches new product

O2 to Test 800MHz LTE in UK
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2010

O2 heads to Carlisle to be the first UK mobile operator to test LTE in the digital dividend spectrum

Mgmt World: How Tame Are Your Vendors?
EuroBlog | 5/19/2010

7:50 AM Carrier CTO identifies oft-forgotten strategic management issue

Whispering Sweet Somethings
The Bauminator | 5/18/2010

5:30 PM Google's reportedly (ahem) taking smartphone subsidization to a whole new level!

PBB-TE Shares the Stage
Craig's A-List | 5/18/2010

4:05 PM A session at Wednesday's Packet-Optical Transport Evolution forum will give PBB-TE its say

MSOs Downplay Rogue Bird Trouble
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/18/2010

Cable ops are cautious but confident that wayward Galaxy-15 satellite will have a minimal effect on video services

Juniper's Stratus: Wait 'Til Next Year
News Analysis | 5/18/2010

Unlike the Chicago Cubs, Juniper's super data-center project with IBM has hope for 2011

Turk Takes Invitel
News Analysis | 5/18/2010

Türk Telekom to pay €197M for international wholesale arm of Hungarian company

Huawei's Top 3
Wireless Bits | 5/18/2010

2:45 PM Vendor outlines wireless R&D priorities

LTE Action in Amsterdam
Wireless Bits | 5/18/2010

2:10 PM Iceland's volcano casts no gloom over Europe's LTE fest

Vodafone Hits Data Milestone
News Analysis | 5/18/2010

Vodafone exceeds £4B ($5.8B) in data revenues for first time and gears up for further smartphone uptake this year

Cable: Going All IP?
LRTV Documentaries | 5/18/2010

Sarah Reedy reports on cable's move to IP. What's prompting the change? How will MSOs keep their identity with consumers? And how IP-savvy are the cable companies anyway?

Tektronix Mixes In Some M&A
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/18/2010

Tektronix looks to expand its video network monitoring business and boost its cable presence with purchase of Mixed Signals

Tru2way 'Phantom' Box Is a DVR Lightweight
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/18/2010

ADB's next-gen tru2way-based 'set-back' box uses SDHC cards for video storage and MoCA 1.1 for whole-home DVR setups

Google Ups the Ante on VoIP, HD Voice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2010

Google has agreed to acquire VoIP company Global IP Solutions for a hefty cash sum

The Cable Mobility Problem
The Philter | 5/18/2010

11:40 AM Is mobility a product? A feature? Or something the cable industry isn't taking seriously enough?

TeliaSonera on LTE: Just Do It!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2010

With the world's first commercial LTE network already in tow, TeliaSonera urges operators to stop trialing and start launching LTE

Best Buy to Intro Video Service
Contentinople | 5/18/2010

11:00 AM Called CinemaNow, it will be unleashed by the end of the month

Net Neutrality & Broadband Adoption
The Philter | 5/18/2010

10:00 AM Regulating network management won't lead to more Internet users, but pay-per-bit pricing might

Mgmt World: The Trouble With IP
AsiaBlog | 5/18/2010

9:20 AM China Mobile exec says IP's the future, but it's a devil to handle

Pyramid: 3G Key to Slovakian Growth
News Analysis | 5/18/2010

After a blip in 2009, the telecom services market in Slovakia is set to grow, fueled by demand for 3G and fixed broadband services, report finds

Cable Hearts IP Video?
LRTV Interviews | 5/18/2010

Jay Rolls of Cox explains why IPTV is higher on the cable ladder and why the MSO is partial to souped up, do-it-all gateways

Mgmt World: HP, Openet Lead Vendor Charge
News Analysis | 5/18/2010

New carriers engagements for HP and Openet, and the impact of Eyjafjallajokul, are dominating the early chat at the Management World OSS fest

RIM, Apple Increase Market Share in Q1
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2010

But Motorola posted a 29.2% decline in mobile phone shipments

AT&T Plots Widescale HSPA+ Rollout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2010

Operator now wants one more twist out of 3G before an expected move to LTE in 2011

Volcano 1, Light Reading 1
EuroBlog | 5/17/2010

4:10 PM The score is even between Eyjafjallajokul and Light Reading this week

TV Apps Set to Explode
Que Sera Sarah | 5/17/2010

3:30 PM Which is better than TV sets exploding

Ericsson Gets a Brazilian
News Analysis | 5/17/2010

Swedish vendor’s latest managed services deal with Telefónica Brazil gives it another foot in the fixed-line outsourcing door

Mobile TV Meandered at The Cable Show
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/17/2010

Mobile wasn't on most cable company minds at last week's show, but they could be missing out on the real TV Everywhere opportunity

Moto Shows 2D-to-3D Video Converter
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/17/2010

Moto's private cable demo said to feature a 2D-to-3D box that might help MSOs and retailers fill the content gap in the early days of 3DTV

Mgmt World: Telcordia Offers Plan B
News Analysis | 5/17/2010

Telcordia offers an alternative to traditional network planning tools with a system that extracts data from multiple OSSs and third-party systems

Juniper Gets 'New' With Data Centers
News Analysis | 5/17/2010

Despite Cisco's UCS, Juniper is sticking to its data center story of the past two years, adding software and applications to bolster its case

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!
The Bauminator | 5/17/2010

12:30 PM 3DTV may be overhyped, but by far the coolest demo I saw at the cable show was ADB's 3D-optimized 'Carbo' guide

AT&T Offers Network-Based Email Protection
News Analysis | 5/17/2010

Teams with McAfee to keep email threats from hitting corporate LANs and corporate data from escaping via email as well

YouTube Gets 2B Views Daily
Contentinople | 5/17/2010

10:00 AM The site makes the big announcement as it kicks off its fifth birthday celebration

Cable Tackles Title II, Part 2
LRTV Interviews | 5/17/2010

NCTA president Kyle McSlarrow continues his interview on the top regulatory agenda items for the cable industry with Light Reading Cable's Jeff Baumgartner. In this part, CableCARD rules and moving up the window for video on-demand are the big topics

German Spectrum Auction: Day 26
Wireless Bits | 5/17/2010

9:25 AM €3.3 billion and still bidding

The Cable Show: Highlights
LRTV Documentaries | 5/17/2010

Around the show in less than one minute. Ready, set, go!

Cable Tackles Title II, Part 1
LRTV Interviews | 5/17/2010

NCTA president Kyle McSlarrow discusses the top regulatory agenda items for the cable industry with Light Reading Cable's Jeff Baumgartner

Pyramid: Mañana Looks Brighter for Spain
News Analysis | 5/17/2010

The Spanish telecom services market took a hammering in 2009, but there are signs of recovery, according to a new Pyramid Research report

Vendors Target the Packet-Optical Core
News Analysis | 5/14/2010

Some vendors are closer than others to a core P-OTS box to satisfy the likes of Verizon. But the front-runner so far isn't the favorite

LTE Watch: Verizon Shows Off in Boston
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2010

Verizon is boasting 8-Mbit/s downloads for LTE in Boston video

This Week in Broadband
Kaps Korner | 5/14/2010

5:00 PM Sprint should have room to run with the HTC Evo 4G mobile hotspot

SPIT Watch: M&A, Huawei & Nice News
News Analysis | 5/14/2010

A merger, a billing pitch from Huawei, and other service provider IT news ahead of the Management World show in Nice, France

Google Nixes Nexus Web Sales
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/14/2010

Sprint and Verizon don't want the Nexus One, and it appears consumers don't either – at least not online

Adobe Attacks Apple… With Love
Que Sera Sarah | 5/14/2010

2:05 PM Adobe is taking the high(er) road in its war of words with Apple, but the battle is far from over

TiVo Shares Dive on Court Decision
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/14/2010

Dish chief Charlie Ergen's big gamble pays off as court grants a review of the TiVo DVR patent case

Hulu Recommits to Flash
Contentinople | 5/14/2010

11:00 AM Hulu says HTML5 is not ready to meet customers' needs

Cable Hearts Apple
Contentinople | 5/14/2010

10:30 AM Time Warner Cable chief says to expect more cable-Apple connections following the intro of Comcast's 'Xfinity Remote'

BT Plans iPad Alternative
EuroBlog | 5/14/2010

10:00 AM British carrier will offer its own tablet PC to its customers

Idea Joins TRAI's Critics
AsiaBlog | 5/14/2010

9:20 AM Idea Cellular hits out at Indian regulator's 2G spectrum plans

The Cable Show: Scenes From the Show Floor
Slide Shows | 5/14/2010

Here's a quick look at some of the big booths and bold companies that made noise at The Cable Show this week

Comcast's 4G Market Primer
LRTV Interviews | 5/14/2010

Comcast's Cathy Avgiris explores the importance of mobile broadband and the next speed milestone ahead for the MSO's wired wideband platform

Comcast's 3D Adventure
LRTV Interviews | 5/14/2010

Comcast's Derek Harrar says it's game on for cable-fed 3DTV following the Masters event stunt and coming launch of ESPN's new 3D net

The Cable Show: LA 'Speed Dating' Pics
Slide Shows | 5/13/2010

Vendors and service providers take some time to chat with our editors at The Cable Show in Los Angeles

Social TV: More Than Tweets on Screen
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2010

TiVo, Twitter, Cablevision, Showtime, and a Hollywood agent contemplate the future of media and TV

FCC Chairman Defends Calls for Net Neutrality
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2010

The FCC chairman says he won't back down from his agency's attempt to regulate the Internet

Nobody's Perfect
EuroBlog | 5/13/2010

1:55 PM This week's financials show that, even for Europe's brightest stars, there's always at least one blot on the landscape

Cox Mobilizes With Android & BREW
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2010

Cox will offer seven handset models, including the Samsung Finesse, when it gets its wireless service off the ground

Identity Crisis Confronts Carriers
News Analysis | 5/13/2010

Telecom operators need to decide quickly what they want to be, and start investing, says TM Forum's chairman

Howard Breaks From Imagine Communications
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2010

Former CEO Jamie Howard has severed ties as the video compression startup hires interim CEO and chases TV Everywhere market

Two Views on LTE Backhaul
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/13/2010

Some see LTE as a game-changer for mobile backhaul; others say it's just business as usual. Which is it?

Cable: Dare to Be Different, Part II
LRTV Interviews | 5/13/2010

Light Reading's Phil Harvey talks to Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick about the cable industry's TV Everywhere project and the urgency to take IP video all the way to the consumer

Cable: Dare to Be Different, Part I
LRTV Interviews | 5/13/2010

Light Reading's Phil Harvey talks to Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick about the cable industry's ability to look different from the telcos. Also, Breznick sizes up the enterprise opportunity for cable MSOs

Facebook Calls Big Privacy Meeting
Contentinople | 5/13/2010

10:00 AM The social-networking site is holding a company-wide meeting to address outrage over its recent privacy policy changes

BT Ramps FTTx Plans, Turns a Profit
News Analysis | 5/13/2010

BT outlines its service and spending plans, including an increase in its FTTx capex, and takes a small stake in a cloud-based games specialist

#CS10: Cable's Next Big Thing
The Philter | 5/13/2010

8:40 AM Had enough long hold times, tardy installers, closed networks, and bad attitudes?

Sprint's $199 WiMax EVO Phone Out June 4
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2010

We've got the pictures as Sprint shows off its first '4G' smartphone

Veraz Aims for Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2010

As it prepares to get swallowed into Dialogic, the VoIP company hints at data-services products that could tap the oh-so-popular mobile backhaul market

Zelfy Pitches Cable on Revamping the Remote
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/13/2010

Cable strategy officers respond to a startup’s pitch that mobile phones should be cable's interactive remote

India 3G Auction: Day 28
AsiaBlog | 5/13/2010

7:55 AM Will the bidding ever end?

Gadget Watch: Verizon May Be Google's Tablet Pal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2010

Will the search giant get to check out some Chrome concept designs?

Dialogic Grabs Veraz
News Analysis | 5/12/2010

The proposed merger would send Dialogic public and give it some firepower in VoIP, IMS, and even service provider IT (SPIT)

Cisco Q3: Best. Quarter. Ever.
News Analysis | 5/12/2010

Results continue to point to an economic recovery across the board, at least in Cisco Land

To Xfinity... & Beyond!
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/12/2010

Comcast subscribers will eventually be able to use the iPad to navigate its library of VoD content

Juniper's Cloudy Forecast
Craig's A-List | 5/12/2010

4:05 PM All this cloud talk, and still no word on Stratus

ZTE Embarks on Indian Charm Offensive
News Analysis | 5/12/2010

Chinese vendor's senior management is meeting with government officials in an effort to assuage security concerns

Analyst: Data Analytics Needs Some TLC
News Analysis | 5/12/2010

Transforming raw data into customer intelligence needs to be a key focus for carriers and their SPIT technology partners, says analyst

SeaChange’s Changes Come in Waves
Que Sera Sarah | 5/12/2010

NOON Middleware companies like SeaChange are easing operators into the idea of Webifying their TV platforms

Verizon, Google Developing Tablet
Contentinople | 5/12/2010

11:15 AM The two companies are reportedly teaming up to compete with the iPad

Comcast Plays Ball With ESPN 3D
The Bauminator | 5/12/2010

10:35 AM Comcast keeps 3D buzz going by becoming first MSO to ink carriage deal for ESPN's budding part-time channel

T-Mobile Hangs Growth Hopes on HSPA+ in US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2010

T-Mobile lost 77,000 customers in Q1 but is hoping that a high-speed 3G upgrade in the US will help it rebound

Cable MSOs Seeing the IP Video Light
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/12/2010

Cable operators are starting to acknowledge the benefits of IP video, though none expect to make an overnight 'flash-cut' to the technology

Buckeye Tunes Up BigBand for IPTV Trial
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/12/2010

Ohio MSO plans to conduct a six-month IPTV test using a CMTS bypass architecture from BigBand

Bharti Airtel Slams Indian Regulator
News Analysis | 5/12/2010

The regulator's recommendations for the allocation of new 2G spectrum are 'shocking' and 'perverse,' states India's leading mobile operator

T-Mobile's iPhone Advantage
Wireless Bits | 5/12/2010

7:50 AM Operator enjoys iPhone exclusivity in Germany

Brocade's Second Shot
Craig's A-List | 5/11/2010

5:50 PM Foundry's Ethernet franchise could take awhile to repair

Comcast CEO Dismisses Cord-Cutting Trend
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/11/2010

Brian Roberts claims cable's video sky isn't falling as he reveals the MSO will debut a simpler version of its TV Everywhere product within 90 days

FCC Is Manufacturing a Broadband Access Crisis
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/11/2010

The FCC's latest 'net neutrality' move is a solution in search of a problem, and it might just create one

Path to 4G Is Paved With OSS
News Analysis | 5/11/2010

Heavy Reading analyst expects the migration from 3G to 4G, along with cloud services developments, to dominate at Management World

ETSI Preps Spec for Remote Radio Heads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2010

A new group in ETSI will write a new specification for an open, standard interface between baseband units and remote radio heads in cellular base stations

Itaas Spiffs Comcast's Cisco Boxes for EBIF
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/11/2010

Itaas ports EBIF 'user agent' to Comcast's Cisco boxes, setting up the MSO to pipe interactive apps to its full digital video footprint

RCDb’s Web TV Coming-Out Party
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/11/2010

RCDb is ready to move on from Blu-ray to tackle the cable sector with lots of partners and fancy apps

Cable Show: News & Views
The Bauminator | 5/11/2010

11:45 AM Comcast pushes VoD 'choices' to 25K, Avail-TVN (and Verizon) get their 3DTV on, itaas brings EBIF to Comcast's Cisco boxes, and more

Showtime Plans TV Everywhere
Contentinople | 5/11/2010

10:15 AM Showtime has an online video service for subscribers, similar to HBO's, in the works

TRAI Mulls New 2G, M&A Rules
AsiaBlog | 5/11/2010

9:10 AM India's regulator plans new policy for 2G spectrum allocation and an easing of M&A restrictions

Orange, T-Mobile Do Everything Everywhere
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2010

Orange and T-Mobile reveal bizarre new company name for their UK joint venture, but British consumers will still see orange and magenta

Telefónica €5.7B Bid for Vivo Rejected
News Analysis | 5/11/2010

Joint venture partner Portugal Telecom turns down Spanish giant's offer to take control of Brazilian mobile operator

EchoStar Gains Foothold at Unitymedia
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/11/2010

Sources say Germany's second-largest MSO has placed an order for EchoStar boxes, but are they of the 'SlingLoaded' variety?

Verizon Puts Security in the Cloud
News Analysis | 5/11/2010

New security-as-a-service offering launches with free 'clean pipes' plan for current business Internet customers

Wintegra Tries This IPO Thing Again
News Analysis | 5/11/2010

A 2006 filing evaporated, but the network processor company, now big on mobile-network gear, is ready for another try at going public

The Cable Show 2010: News Roundup
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/10/2010

'SelecTV' becomes EBIF's consumer handle, tru2way starts speaking some IP, Verivue confirms its first deal, and other pre-show stuff

AlcaLu Still 'On Notice' in New Zealand
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2010

Alcatel-Lucent isn't out of the hot seat yet, following recent 3G outages earlier this year at Telecom New Zealand

Xsigo Follows Southwest's Route
News Analysis | 5/10/2010

A new version of Xsigo's I/O box targets the cookie-cutter approach to data center deployments

Android Dethrones the iPhone
Que Sera Sarah | 5/10/2010

NOON NPD says that sales of Android phones have beaten out sales of the iPhone for first time ever – take that, Steve Jobs

Wi-Fi Alliance, WiGig Align to Make WiFi Super Fast
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2010

The Wi-Fi Alliance is joining forces with the WiGig Alliance to break WiFi speed barriers

'TotalGuide' Takes Run at Cable
The Bauminator | 5/10/2010

10:30 AM After targeting the CE industry, Rovi has since tailored its fancy new guide for service operators

UK Operators Reveal iPad Data Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2010

UK operators O2, Orange, and Vodafone announce mobile data 3G network charges for iPad users

Cable Show 2010: The Hot List
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/10/2010

Cable's move to IPTV, TV Everywhere, 3DTV, wireless, and what's next for tru2way, will be among the drivers at this week's show in LA

German Spectrum Auction: Day 21
Wireless Bits | 5/10/2010

8:35 AM Strings attached for valuable 800MHz spectrum

Cox to Offer Tru2way Guide to Others
The Bauminator | 5/10/2010

6:00 AM NDS has rights to sell Cox's new tru2way 'Trio' guide to other US MSOs, a move that would put competitive pressure on Rovi Corp.

Cox Guides Tru2way Forward
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/10/2010

MSO's home-grown Trio guide will lead a premium video package featuring more HD, whole-home DVRs, and interactive apps

Cloud Watch: Cast in Iron
News Analysis | 5/7/2010

IBM buys Cast Iron; Intel funds a cloud company; Microsoft discovers the cloud's dark side

ATCA: Not Squeezed Out
Craig's A-List | 5/7/2010

3:45 PM Always nice to hear the future is better than 'oblivion'

Is AT&T Ready for the 3G iPad?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2010

Analysts anticipate that the tablet could use up to five times the traffic that a smartphone does

Moto Preps Low-Cost WiMax Devices for India
News Analysis | 5/7/2010

Motorola is looking to offer a complete WiMax package to the operators that land spectrum in the broadband wireless access spectrum auction

In Iceland, Making Lemonade Out of Ash
News Analysis | 5/7/2010

US-based Verne Global is capitalizing on all the attention caused by Iceland's volcano to highlight advantages of its hosting center there

Will Moto Augment Android With Azingo?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2010

Motorola has reportedly acquired Linux-based OS maker Azingo to decrease its dependency on Android and improve its user interface

This Week in Broadband
Kaps Korner | 5/7/2010

10:50 AM Big wholesale numbers for Q1 show the marketing strength of Clearwire's investor partners

Harmonic Expands TV Everywhere With Omneon
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2010

Harmonic pushes cross-platform ambitions and growing rivalry with SeaChange via $274M buy of video production and playout specialist

BigBand Cuts Staff as Orders Dry Up
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/7/2010

SDV growth was the lone bright spot in a dreary Q1 for BigBand, which experienced QAM price pressure and delays in IP video gear purchases

Fears Over 3G Fee Fairness
AsiaBlog | 5/7/2010

7:25 AM Private operators smell state favoritism

ATCA Ramps 40G Generation
News Analysis | 5/6/2010

Vendors offering the newest generation of ATCA chassis are keeping LTE in their sights, as shown at the latest Light Reading virtual tradeshow

Did the Market Overreact?
The Bauminator | 5/6/2010

5:45 PM Take a chill pill, investors! One analyst says FCC's Third Way is 'amongst the most benign' options available

Third Way or Third Rail?
Rewired | 5/6/2010

5:00 PM FCC Chairman seeks a compromise on net neutrality but faces uncompromising positions and an easily spooked Wall Street

FCC Declares War on Broadband
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/6/2010

The FCC proposes a mix of broadband regulations that aim to give the agency more control over MSO and service provider networks

40G, 100G Demand Ramps Up
News Analysis | 5/6/2010

40G/100G optical modules could be a $720 million business by 2014, according to a new report

BlackBerry Backs Aepona
EuroBlog | 5/6/2010

3:45 PM Irish service delivery platform specialist gets a $10M vote of confidence

Developers Weigh In on WAC
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/6/2010

The Wholesale Applications Community’s scale won’t mean anything if operators don’t get on board – right now, they’re in 'wait-and-see' mode

Cablevision Won’t Disable Fast-Forward on RS-DVR
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/6/2010

To keep its legal footing, Cablevision will make sure its new network-based DVR functions just like more traditional DVRs

Charter Revs Up Wideband, SDV Rollouts
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/6/2010

MSO says it's on track to have wideband lit up in half its footprint and switched digital video in 60% of its systems by year's end

Sprint Segments Its Prepaid Subscribers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2010

With four prepaid brands in its arsenal, Sprint is segmenting the wireless market and attacking each sector with a different value proposition

iPads Kill Netbook Growth
Contentinople | 5/6/2010

10:50 AM iPad's also threatening e-readers and the iPod Touch

Tekelec Splashes $165M on SPIT Specialists
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2010

Double acquisition of Service Provider IT (SPIT) firms Camiant and BlueSlice strengthens Tekelec's position as a transformation player

MegaFon Raises Russian Backhaul Stakes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2010

Russian mobile operator upgrades to all-IP backhaul network in competitive, fast-growing mobile data market

AlcaLu Feels the Squeeze in Q1
News Analysis | 5/6/2010

Alcatel-Lucent struggled in the first three months of 2010, citing components shortages as one reason for its disappointing sales

Clearwire Promises WiMax Smartphones
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2010

Coming off a strong Q1, Clearwire says it will have an HTC and a Samsung WiMax smartphone before the year is up

Comcast Boots Up 3G-Only Option
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/5/2010

Comcast gives new 'High-Speed 2go Nationwide' tier a go in Portland, Philadelphia, Seattle, Houston, and Boston, with other markets on deck

Netronome Expands Its Mission
News Analysis | 5/5/2010

Company secures $23M Series D of funding as it adds more products based on its NFP network processor, including ready-built servers

Cable MSOs Approach $1B Jackpot
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/5/2010

Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Cox each stand poised to pass $1 billion in commercial services revenues by the end of the year

The Evolving World of Marwan Fawaz
The Bauminator | 5/5/2010

4:15 PM Charter's CTO expands deeper into ops

Gadget Watch: Others Eye iPad Success
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2010

Adobe, RIM, HP, and Microsoft are all working on tablets

New Moto CMTS Blade Paddles Upstream
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/5/2010

CMTS card with 48 dedicated upstream ports will start showing up on cable plant in July. Elsewhere, Moto shores up its TV Everywhere product menu

Avast! The IPv4 Black Market!
Craig's A-List | 5/5/2010

2:30 PM Not that we really know what 'avast' means

German Spectrum Auction: Day 18
Wireless Bits | 5/5/2010

2:10 PM Almost €3 billion and the bidding goes on

Apple, Apps, Ads, Antitrust & Adobe
Que Sera Sarah | 5/5/2010

1:35 PM What do these things have in common? Way too much, if you ask regulators

Management World: Making Sense of the Cloud
News Analysis | 5/5/2010

How carriers can get to grips with cloud services is going to be a big topic at the upcoming TM Forum event

Anger Management
Monkey Bidness | 5/5/2010

NOON Rule #1: Keep your head

RCN to Expand TiVo 'Premiere' Rollout
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/5/2010

RCN starts hawking a fancy DVR that pipes in OTT video and the MSO's managed VOD fare in DC, with NYC on deck ASAP

Google Bookstore Coming Soon
Contentinople | 5/5/2010

10:55 AM The search giant will launch its e-book store this Summer – possibly with a big edge over the competition

Mobile Operators Strike Back on Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2010

The Wholesale Application Community (WAC!) operator alliance reveals plans to simplify the mobile app market

India 3G Auction: Day 21
AsiaBlog | 5/5/2010

8:00 AM After 21 days the spectrum auction is still going strong, raising billions of dollars

Verizon Puts Self-Help on Video
Rewired | 5/5/2010

7:10 AM New video library shows consumers how to operate DVRs, set up parental controls, or understand how FiOS works

Broadcom Dips Two Chips in 800M 'Prototype'
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/5/2010

Company clarifies that a modem design that bonds 16 downstream channels is a 'prototype' that links two discrete Docsis 3.0 chips

iPad: Before the Backlash
Jonestown | 5/4/2010

5:30 PM Let's step back: It's amazing that Apple has popularized a new mobile device format in less than a month

SPIT Watch: Knowing Me, Knowing You
News Analysis | 5/4/2010

(Ah-haaaaa!) As the telecom software world gears up for the Management World jamboree, subscriber data management emerges as a hot topic

Cisco Gets Bricked
Craig's A-List | 5/4/2010

4:50 PM Another step toward a commodity world

OpenTV Goes CEO-Free
The Bauminator | 5/4/2010

4:15 PM It looks as if Ben Bennett's a free agent UPDATED 5/5 7AM

WiMax Delays Drag Down Alvarion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2010

As Alvarion reports a Q1 loss, the WiMax firm announces plan to cut 175 jobs while revamping to add professional services capabilities

Sitting Kills
Monkey Bidness | 5/4/2010

2:25 PM Another Monkey Bidness PSA

App Insights: DT Wages an App Attack
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2010

European operator Deutsche Telekom's app strategy relies on partnering at the core and attacking at the periphery

Broadcom D3 Chip Approaches Gigabit Speeds
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/4/2010

Broadcom's new Docsis 3.0 chip has IPTV in mind, but it's capable of producing straight 800-Mbit/s bursts in EuroDocsis environments UPDATED 8PM

Verecloud Finds Friends, Lacks Funds
EuroBlog | 5/4/2010

1:10 PM Cloud platform vendor names partners but still needs financing

YouTube Develops Self-Service Rentals
Contentinople | 5/4/2010

12:40 PM Users will soon be able to rent out their content themselves

The Weirdest iPad Video Yet?
Jonestown | 5/4/2010

12:15 PM Microwaving the 64GB 3G iPad

Crossbeam, Check Point Team to Ease Security
News Analysis | 5/4/2010

New integration enables sales and support of combined solution from single source

Checking EBIF's Heartbeat
The Bauminator | 5/4/2010

11:35 AM Mixed Signals adds EBIF monitoring as cable preps for a big interactive TV push

Survey: US Lags in Mobility
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2010

China and India lead the way in adopting mobile services, while the home of the smartphone trails behind

T-Mobile Talks to Harbinger
Wireless Bits | 5/4/2010

9:15 AM Carrier checks out US LTE wholesaler, says report

Cisco Packs On Wideband Muscle
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/4/2010

Cisco aims to preserve and add market share with integrated CMTS linecards that quadruple the downstream densities of their predecessors

Extreme Puts Soapstone to Work
News Analysis | 5/4/2010

Soapstone assets get put to use, as Extreme unveils a management platform that points to software as a new battleground for equipment vendors

Huawei Seeks Talks Over Indian Lockdown
News Analysis | 5/4/2010

Chinese vendor seeks talks with the Indian government over security worries as details emerge of blocked purchase orders

TWC Taps Microsoft Mediaroom for IPTV Test
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2010

Sources say Time Warner Cable intends to 'pilot' Mediaroom in Los Angeles as it starts to develop a broader IP video migration strategy

PBB-TE Loses Favor in Packet-Optical
News Analysis | 5/3/2010

Some vendors are putting PBB-TE into their packet-optical plans, but all of them plan to support MPLS-TP

Tuning In to Google’s TV Intentions
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2010

Google's rumored Android software for TV continues a trend of ad-targeting, consumer reach, and breaking down closed systems

Nokia Ovi’s App Wizardry
Que Sera Sarah | 5/3/2010

1:10 PM Look, Ma! My first mobile app!

LTE & QoS
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/3/2010

QoS may open up new opportunities for LTE operators, but questions remain about how well it works – and whether it will make money

3G iPad: Sales, Hacks & Video Issues
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2010

Apple has now sold over 1M iPads overall, with estimates that it sold over 300,000 3G iPads over the weekend

Apple to Shut Down Lala
Contentinople | 5/3/2010

9:40 AM Does this mean it'll launch a Web-based version of iTunes?

Widevine Locks In Dish 'TV Everywhere' Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2010

Dish swings with Widevine's DRM and adaptive streaming for a new Web-based video hub that complements its 'SlingLoaded' set-top strategy

App Focus: Apple’s Siri
Que Sera Sarah | 5/3/2010

8:05 AM Apple acquired voice-enabled search app Siri to take on Google’s search dominance

3G iPad Proves Popular
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2010

AT&T may be in for a rude awakening if it expects the iPad to be WiFi-driven; the launch of the 3G version brought crowds in NYC and Chicago

Cablevision RS-DVR Gets Limited Deployment
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2010

Somewhere in New York, consumers are recording shows without cluttering their homes with more hardware

Acme Packet's Record Quarter
The Philter | 5/1/2010

10:30 AM Wow

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