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Infinera Goes Live
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

The startup's WDM systems are already carrying live traffic, albeit with a relatively small ISP

Execs Explain SBC, AT&T Pairing
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Megamerger gives AT&T new life and improves SBC’s enterprise outlook

Marconi Hitches a Ride With Huawei
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Chinese vendor finds another route into Europe, while Marconi can piggyback Huawei's wireless growth

SBC/AT&T Cheat Sheet
The Philter | 1/31/2005

Radware Racks Up Record Q4
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Hardware sales and a ramp-up in services have driven Radware's Q4 and 2004 results

O2 Breaks Cover on IMS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Operator’s CTO reveals plans to deploy IP Multimedia Subsystem technology

Neuf: Time Is Right for IPTV
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

French alternative operator, gung-ho for IPTV, is holding off on VOD, basing its service plans on Huawei and Cisco

SBC to Buy AT&T for $16B
News Analysis | 1/31/2005

The big carriers are taking the plunge in a $16 billion deal not set to close until next year

SBC to Buy AT&T for $16B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/31/2005

The big carriers are taking the plunge in a $16 billion deal set to close next year

Starent Zapps Into Europe
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/31/2005

Wireless router startup announces first regional win

I'm Not Knocking This
The Philter | 1/28/2005

Security Bugs Bite Juniper, Cisco
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

A Junos vulnerability forces emergency carrier upgrades; meanwhile, Cisco finds three more IOS glitches

Video Portability to Become Key Issue for MSOs
BroadBananas | 1/28/2005

Cable operators make their living as video content distributors and based on the action at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this month, MSOs will soon need to grapple with a critical emerging issue: portability of that content.

Verizon Makes Microsoft Video King
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

Microsoft continues its clean sweep of major N. American carriers as it scores a video software infrastructure deal

Cash 'n' Carry
Column | 1/28/2005

When the fat cats get bored, the bored go shopping

802.11 Switches Stand Ground
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/28/2005

Unstrung Insider expects WLAN switch market to resist pricing pressure in 2005

Sources: Juniper Eyeing Trapeze
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/28/2005

What color is Trapeze's parachute? And what color are Aruba's knickers? All might be revealed

SBC/AT&T: Possible Winners & Losers
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

If SBC buys AT&T it would alter the fortunes of several telecom equipment players in 2005

Competition Trumps Demand in Euro IPTV
News Analysis | 1/28/2005

Incumbents like Sweden's Telia are launching broadband TV services, but only when faced by a competitive threat

Verizon Phones in Solid Results
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

Growth in wireless and data services prop up flat wireline revenues

Nortel Moneyheads Step Aside
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/27/2005

CFO Kerr and Controller Pahapill, part of Nortel's fiscal cleanup crew, now make way for more permanent officers

Nortel CFO, Controller Step Aside
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

CFO Kerr and Controller Pahapill, part of Nortel's fiscal cleanup crew, now make way for more permanent officers

ATCA Needs Platform Thinking
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

The ATCA standard can best succeed if it's a piece of a larger industry shift, according to an LR Live keynoter

Bundle This!
The Philter | 1/27/2005

SBC/AT&T Could Ignite M&A Frenzy
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

SBC and AT&T are reportedly in merger talks, and analysts say a combination would set off a consolidation wave

Call the Plumber!
The Philter | 1/27/2005

Networks Shine at Nokia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/27/2005

Finnish vendor’s infrastructure division reports 12% rise in Q4 sales

The Price is Right for Enterprise Wireless
LR Mobile Column | 1/27/2005

The Price is Right for Enterprise Wireless
Wireless LAN switch products will continue to warrant a modest premium over less sophisticated, standalone APs through 2005

Redback Rallies on Q4
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

After a weak-kneed Q3, Redback finds its legs on the strength of its next-gen edge router business

JDSU's Q2 Points Downhill
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

After reporting a disappointing $180M in revenues, officials say Q3 numbers will be even worse

Paris Presents Blurred TV Picture
News Analysis | 1/27/2005

TV-over-DSL conference transmits confusing signals to carriers

Broadcom's Got a Switch Killer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/26/2005

The wireless LAN switch is dead! Long live wireless LAN switching!

SBC Puts on a Happy Face
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

As its wireline business shrinks, the company keeps a bright outlook

WiMax: Show & Tell
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

More than 200 radio heads cozy up at Unstrung's first ever 802.16 event

Mindspeed Counting on VOIP
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

Mindspeed is trimming costs and zeroing in on a promising VOIP equipment market in an effort to reach profitability

Carrier Access Hunkers Down in Q4
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

Wireless mergers make for a rocky Q4, with revenues and profits down. Executives predict better things ahead

WiMax: Show & Tell
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/26/2005

More than 200 radio heads cozy up at Unstrung's first ever 802.16 event

Singapore Nationalizes CISCO
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

CISCO is spinning off as a separate company, but it will still be owned by the Singapore government

Revamped RCN Means Business
News Analysis | 1/26/2005

Restructured MSO says it will challenge telecom carriers on their own turf

BellSouth's Earth Is Flat
News Analysis | 1/25/2005

Video services would help the carrier, but right now, access lines are shrinking and VOIP competition is rife

Tellabs, Adtran: Earnings Mixed Bag
News Analysis | 1/25/2005

The two vendors have big year-to-year revenue growth, but profitability and forecasts are mixed

Nortel Confirms LG Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/25/2005

Finally announces details of Korean infrastructure joint venture

Micro MSPPs Are Big
News Analysis | 1/25/2005

Micro MSPPs are coming of age as carriers require more diverse and intelligent switching at the network's edge

Finisar Buys a Bit of Infineon
News Analysis | 1/25/2005

The deal's back on, but now Finisar is buying only part of Infineon's fiber optics business in a deal worth $48 million

Cisco IOS Hole Points to VOIP Threat
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

Cisco's latest software vulnerability underscores the potential security problems of VOIP networks

Your New Cable Company
The Philter | 1/24/2005

Tracking Verizon's FTTP Progress
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

Analysts wonder whether Verizon made its goal of passing 1 million homes with fiber access in 2004

Eurobites: Pump Up the Broadband
Column | 1/24/2005

Europe's operators are upping their broadband investments – and their interest in each other

Telecom Service Name Game
The Philter | 1/24/2005

Broadcom Integrates WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/24/2005

A new Ethernet chip points toward the trend of wireless LAN switches getting integrated into other equipment

Broadcom Integrates WLAN Switch
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

A new Ethernet chip points toward the trend of wireless LAN switches getting integrated into other equipment

Copper Mountain Runs Dry
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

The struggling B-RAS vendor is laying off nearly all employees as it continues efforts to negotiate a sale

Asian Heavyweights Tackle FMC
News Analysis | 1/24/2005

Huawei leading the big hitters backing plans for non-proprietary fixed/mobile convergence systems

PR Headline of the Week
The Philter | 1/21/2005

Chairman Powell to Step Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/21/2005

FCC boss says he'll leave his post in March. Bring on the dancing girls!

Judge OKs Case Against Corvis Bull
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

Class-action suit involving former Robertson Stephens analyst Paul Johnson brings up bubble memories

Chairman Powell to Step Down
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

FCC boss says he'll leave his post in March

Harmonic Posts Impressive Q4
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

Video equipment vendor Harmonic reported impressive Q4 revenues Thursday on strong sales to cable operators

WiMax Telecom Eyes Standards
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/21/2005

Euro service provider startup plans trials of 802.16 and UMTS-TDD technology

Net Processors Reach the Mainstream
News Analysis | 1/21/2005

A Heavy Reading report finds network processors aren't just a niche product any more

TowerStream: Unwired in the City
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/20/2005

At Light Reading's first WiMax show, a startup exec declares war on RBOCs and trees

Wise Words on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Short takes from Unstrung's first ever live conference devoted to the wireless MAN standard

Nortel Teams on Chinese 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Vendor is latest Western player to partner on development of TD-SCDMA

Polaris Moons Over McCleodUSA
News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Polaris Networks announces a 3-year deal with McLeodUSA, but only one switch has been deployed so far

10-Gig Drives Extreme Revenues
News Analysis | 1/20/2005

Extreme beats analyst estimates with its fifth consecutive quarter of revenue growth

The ATCA Chain Reaction
Column | 1/20/2005

Chalk (another) one up for telecom's bean-counters

Azanda Lands a Buyer
News Analysis | 1/20/2005

A survivor of the early days of network processors, Azanda gets itself acquired by fellow startup Cortina

Qwest's Quest to Ditch Its Debt
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Signs indicate RBOC could be putting assets up for sale

Meru Has New Guru
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Ex-Proxim exec takes the helm at voice-over-WLAN-focused startup

Probe Pokes at BT's Tax History
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Inspector Clouseau look-alikes investigate claims that BT has received more than $22B in state aid

Russo Promises Disruption
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Lucent CEO promises to shake up UMTS with a 'disruptive' development. Whatever can she mean?

Telco Processing Revolution
Column | 1/19/2005

Juniper and Lucent, an IP love story

WiFi Worries
The Philter | 1/19/2005

Lucent Dips on Q1 Numbers
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Stock drops as profits drop, Q4 revenues miss analyst estimates, and some cash is burned UPDATED 12:45 PM

Headcount: Mama Mia!
News Analysis | 1/19/2005

Tellabs trims, Calient cuts, Charter loses another key exec, and – omigosh! – free pizza!!

Motorola Buys Ucentric Systems
Cable Guy | 1/18/2005

Juniper Counts Q4 Strong
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Security business grew 26%, and Lucent now accounts for 10% of revenue. 'Let the flailing continue,' says Kriens

Bluesocket Gets Greenbacks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2005

WiFi startup grabs another $10M in venture funding

Sources: Anda Also Pursuing Polaris
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Polaris needs help and sources say Anda Networks might soon put the company's switches to work

Airespace Creates Turbulence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Is Juniper eyeing Aruba? Are Aruba and Trapeze looking for partners? And where does Colubris fit in?

SBC Calls on Outsourcing
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

RBOC farms out some of its IT and VOIP functions. Does it signal a trend for large incumbent carriers?

Airespace Creates Turbulence
News Analysis | 1/18/2005

Is Juniper eyeing Aruba? Are Aruba and Trapeze going to partner? Are they going to sign new OEM deals?

The Switch Fix Is In
LR Mobile Column | 1/18/2005

After Cisco's acquisition of Airespace, what now for the enterprise wireless LAN market?

Amdocs Russian Deal 'Worth $180M'
News Analysis | 1/17/2005

Monster billing contract with Russia's Svyazinvest is worth an estimated $180 million, reckons Merrill Lynch

VoluBill Scores $14M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/17/2005

Announces Series C funding round and talks up Tier 1 carrier deals

FastWeb Unveils Expansion Plan
News Analysis | 1/17/2005

With merger talks over, Italian broadband competitor to issue €800M in new stock to fund network expansion

Broadband Booms in New EU
News Analysis | 1/17/2005

Broadband growth in Eastern Europe far outpaces that of older EU countries in the West

Time Warner Talk Fuels Sonus
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Word on Wall Street is that a fresh deal from Time Warner Telecom has pumped up Sonus stock

Will Tellabs Take Polaris?
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Rumor might indicate a big deal with carrier is imminent

Chip Battle Maxes Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Sequans and Wavesat unveil 802.16 silicon wins

Time Warner Talk Fuels Sonus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Word on Wall Street is that a fresh deal from Time Warner Telecom has pumped up Sonus stock

ZTE Hooks Up With Euro Carrier
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Furthers its international ambitions by forging an R&D partnership with Portugal Telecom

AT&T Exec to Expound on Ethernet
News Analysis | 1/14/2005

Richard Klapman to explain AT&T’s Ethernet roadmap in Light Reading SuperWebinar

Cisco's Airespace Program
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Plans to merge its own products with Airespace's, eventually

A Rural Renaissance?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/13/2005

$4.4B deal to buy Western Wireless could be the start of consolidation trend for country carriers

Cisco's Secret Software Strategy
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Sources say Cisco has a top-secret software project it's using to develop a consulting business

Sonus Swing: Goldman's Golden Touch?
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Sonus sticks a two-day rally, rising nearly 14%. Either Samsung took a day to sink in, or Goldman gets credit

IPTV Tidbits: Microsoft, China & More
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Microsoft makes further progress with the RBOCs, Harmonic soars on guidance, plus other IPTV news snippets

Axiowave Shuts Down
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

The core-router hopeful has landed in receivership, with assets to be auctioned off beginning Jan. 19

Net.com: Back to the Enterprise
News Analysis | 1/13/2005

Routing and switching vendor net.com looks to refocus on VOIP, government, and enterprise after dismal Q3

Cisco Buys Airespace
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Networking giant buys switch startup in $450 million acquisition UPDATED 6PM

Cisco Buys Airespace
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Networking giant buys switch startup in $450 million acquisition UPDATED 6PM

T-Mobile Links to HSDPA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2005

US carrier reported to be keen to sidestep initial W-CDMA launch UPDATED 01/13

Ransom Quits as Alcatel CTO
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Set to leave in the next few months, with current deputy tapped to take up CTO role

OpVista & Cox : Who Knew?
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Startup restart quietly sneaks in to get second major MSO contract, putting competitors on notice

Empirix Snaps Up CT Labs
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Testing vendor plans to use indie lab in R&D push, including building a test center for carrier-grade VOIP products

Arroyo Touts MSO Customers
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Startup is talking a big game in the MSO video server market, but rivals point to possible hyperbole

Samsung Sings Sonus Song
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Softswitch vendor Sonus has hooked up with Samsung, but investors and analysts don't seem impressed

Samsung Sings Sonus Song
News Analysis | 1/12/2005

Softswitch vendor Sonus has hooked up with Samsung, but investors and analysts don't seem impressed

Comcast's VOIP Feature Creature
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Analysts say features will soon be a commodity and VOIP offerings are doomed for a price war

Wireless Bytes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Tropos unwires Jamestown, Roving Planet cashes up, Meru dons the rubber gloves and gets medical

LR Index Gets Fresh Blood
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Adtran, ECI, and Tekelec make the grade as AFC drops out. Meanwhile, it was down 30% in 2004

Matisse Aims to Make Impression
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Switch startup hires former Amber Networks CEO Sam Mathan, readies product launch

Lucent to Resell Alvarion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Strikes 802.16 OEM deal with Israeli vendor as it preps for initial market entry UPDATED 01/12

Eurobites: Who's Eatin' Whom
Column | 1/11/2005

Carriers line up their targets, KPN gets its wrist slapped, and there's courtroom drama in Finland!

Nortel Files 2003 Financials
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

The wait is over! Nortel unveils audited accounts for 2003 UPDATED 11 AM

Infineon Calls Off $206M Sale
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

Terminates sale of fiber optics business unit to Finisar, which had cooled on the deal

Comcast Vaunts Its VOIP
News Analysis | 1/11/2005

RBOCs feel the heat as the cable company plans to market service to 15 million customers by year-end ’05

IP Fabrics Targets Intel Support
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

The startup, led by RadiSys's founder, says it's got a better way to program Intel's network processors

C-Cor: We'll Get Our Act Together
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

After a handful of acquisitions in 2004, C-COR misses Q2 targets but seeks to soothe investors about 2005

Tut Takes On CoSine
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

The telecom equipment vendor admits it's in it for the money, but it has also got its eye on CoSine's customers

ProQuent: Au Revoir, Paris
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Plays down closure of European office and talks up shift in sales strategy

Nortel Goes to the Wire
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Says it will start filing today as planned, but not until the markets have closed

Ciena Targets Cable MSOs With 4350
News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Ciena announces its new 4350 Ethernet switch today, which aims to deliver better performance and less complexity

Bidding for Airespace
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2005

Rumors of Cisco's interest could signal a price battle

CoSine Sold for $24M
News Analysis | 1/8/2005

Tut Systems to acquire it in stock-for-stock transaction to get hold of cash estimated at $22.75 million

WorldCom Directors Settle
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Former WorldCom brass agree to pay 20 percent of their net worth to end class action suit

Flarion Preps OEM Deals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Motorola and Nortel tagged as likely partners for startup UPDATED 01/10

Carrier Access Stumbles in Q4
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Already suffering from wireless capex hiatus, vendor now says FTTP and federal order delays have hit Q4

Carrier Access Stumbles in Q4
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Already suffering from wireless capex hiatus, vendor now says FTTP and federal order delays have hit Q4

UTStarcom Stung Again
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

Declining sales in China and another revenue deferral will drop the company into the red for Q4

The 2005 Polls Are In!
News Analysis | 1/7/2005

An opportunity to share your views of 2005 prospects with readers of Light Reading Websites

CableLabs, CTAM Make CES Push
Cable Guy | 1/6/2005

The Compleat WiMax
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Light Reading publishes guide to an access technology that could compete with DSL and cable

Give Them Credit: Huawei's Growing
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Huawei says it's not using vendor financing to hurry its international expansion

BT Has 21CN Shortlists
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

BT has whittled down its potential next-gen network equipment suppliers from 300 to a handful

Cisco Buying Airespace?
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Sources say that Cisco is making a $400M-odd bid for the switch startup company

Cisco Buying Airespace?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Sources say that Cisco is making a $400M-odd bid for the switch startup company

2005 Un-Predictions
Column | 1/6/2005

Stuff that won't happen in 2005

Moto Leans on HSDPA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Vendor touts UK trials as proof of potential, following earlier UMTS setback

Headcount: Great Googly Moogly!
News Analysis | 1/6/2005

Google wants to rule the world, Broadwing's brass get bonuses, and another Ciena executive takes off

CES Calling: VoIP Talk in Vegas
BroadBananas | 1/6/2005

Why Max?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Everything you wanted to know about WiMax... but were afraid to ask

Lightwaves2020 Lives On
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

E-TEK founder's expensive hobby company keeps going as other components companies drop like flies

VOIP Keeps Fueling Cable Growth
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

S&P concludes that cable MSOs have a leg up in the triple-play wars

China Netcom Eyes PCCW Stake
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

China Netcom looks set to pay a premium for a 20 percent share of Hong Kong operator PCCW

Vonage Tiptoes Into the UK
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Service available through Website only, targeting residential and small business users

Hitachi Beats Samsung at KDDI
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Vendor eclipses rival with $956 million EV-DO Revision A deal in Japan

Cisco, Nortel Vie for Comcast Deal
News Analysis | 1/5/2005

Comcast’s optical RFP, distributed late last year, has analysts pointing to Cisco and Nortel as the favorites

Time Warner Confirms Sprint Talks
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Cable giant is in talks with Sprint to provide cellphone services to its subscribers

BT to Extend M&A Spree
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

It's not done yet! BT is set to buy a specialist extranet from Reuters in bid to dominate financial services

VOIP Has Created a Monster
The Philter | 1/4/2005

Samsung Wins KDDI Contract
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Vendor is said to have won $800 million EV-DO Revision A deal at Japanese carrier

Supporting Your Staff
The Philter | 1/4/2005

Straight Flush
The Philter | 1/4/2005

Lucent Faces Fat Cat Challenge
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Shareholders to vote on tighter controls over executive share bonuses

Vonage Goes WiFi
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

New portable handset will let users access service over wireless networks

Vonage Goes WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/4/2005

New portable handset will let users access service over wireless networks

SBC Sees IPTV Interference
News Analysis | 1/4/2005

Don't adjust your sets: SBC may be required to honor local cable TV franchise rules as it rolls out IPTV services

Aruba Spews News
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2005

Announces software and hardware updates, together with two new customers

SBC: 'Let Us Entertain You!'
News Analysis | 1/3/2005

SBC ups the ante with a consumer electronics joint venture and a new all-in-one service

Corning Cleared in Chinese Fiber Fracas
News Analysis | 1/3/2005

China's Ministry of Commerce removes a 16% dumping penalty from Corning products

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