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Home Networking's War of Words Rages On
News Analysis | 8/25/2010

Summer of 2010 is hot times for MoCA and HomePlugAV, but one advocate says G.hn's time is coming

Texas Instruments Keeps Its Voice
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/25/2010

Intel didn't buy TI's VoIP tech along with its purchase of TI's cable modem biz, but an insider says Intel has secured a license for it

LTE's Long-Term Outlook
Que Sera Sarah | 8/25/2010

NOON One in 20 subscribers will benefit from LTE by 2015 – is that good or bad?

Another QAM-Tum Leap?
The Bauminator | 8/25/2010

11:30 AM Harmonic and LiquidxStream have set the edge QAM density bar, but cable's move to IPTV will likely require vendors to raise it again

All WiMax Eggs in Reliance Basket
AsiaBlog | 8/25/2010

10:30 AM WiMax Forum continues to hope against hope that Reliance Infotel will opt for WiMax for its BWA spectrum

Docsis 3.0 Enters the Gateway Era
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/25/2010

To keep the telcos in check and to get more revenues in the door, MSOs are gearing up to deploy a new breed of wideband gateways

Apple Readies 99-Cent TV Rentals
Contentinople | 8/25/2010

9:30 AM Apple will add TV show rentals to iTunes as soon as Sept. 7

Brocade Fires a Lawsuit at A10
News Analysis | 8/25/2010

The 'You sank my battleship' joke becomes less funny after A10 Networks gets accused of stealing source code

Euronews: August 25
EuroBlog | 8/25/2010

8:30 AM Bad ads, political prisoners, and 'fat finger failure' feature in today's roundup of European telecom news nuggets

Hakan Eriksson: Controlling Mobile Data
LRTV Interviews | 8/25/2010

Ericsson's namesake CTO talks about mobile data demand and one of his 'Movers & Shakers' qualifications

About Us - Phil Harvey
LRTV Soundbites | 8/25/2010

About Phil

3G Femtos Want to Be Free
Jonestown | 8/24/2010

5:45 PM One way to stimulate demand for home base stations in the US and elsewhere

Chip Design Fights Smartphone Power Limits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/24/2010

A UCSD project is using lots of processor offload to get more out of a mobile device's power budget, trading chip area for better power usage

3D Video Goes Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/24/2010

Nokia and Intel team up to study 3D while one analyst expects 3D capabilities to arrive on all screens of all sizes soon

More 3G Femtos Coming to the US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/24/2010

Sprint has a 3G home base station it may offer free 'on a case-by-case basis,' while Verizon appears to be working on a faster femto too

Philippine Operators Focus on Data
News Analysis | 8/24/2010

It's an SMS hotbed, but the Philippines' future means broadband, and lots of it, finds a new Pyramid report

86% of TV Viewers Skip Ads
Contentinople | 8/24/2010

10:05 AM New survey from the UK sheds light on TV viewers' ad habits

Harmonic Lays Claim to Edge QAM Density Crown
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/24/2010

Outstrips rivals with the 'HectoQAM,' a device that packs 648 QAMs, targeting SDV, VoD, and IPTV, and sub-$100 pricing per QAM channel

Euronews: August 24
EuroBlog | 8/24/2010

8:45 AM There's Greek tragedy and Finnish frolics in today's digest of European news

Dish: TV Everywhere Site Is Portal to Growth
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/23/2010

Satellite TV giant believes new broadband video site will serve as a subscriber recruiting and retention platform

Betting Big on Mobile Apps
Que Sera Sarah | 8/23/2010

5:35 PM PocketGear gets $15 million to help mobile apps bring in $15 billion

About Us - Sarah Reedy
LRTV Soundbites | 8/23/2010

Verizon & Cisco Grace the Gridiron
News Analysis | 8/23/2010

Verizon and Cisco bring their best to New Meadowlands Stadium, promising wireless data, better video replays, and hotter hot dogs

Should Carriers Cut Out Credit Cards?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/23/2010

Startup mPayy encourages the carriers to ditch the credit card companies and take a bigger chunk of m-commerce profits themselves

TiVo to Measure OTT Video
The Bauminator | 8/23/2010

11:15 AM DVR pioneer to start eyeballing streamed and downloaded Web video next month

Colt Taps Infinera for Ultra-Low-Latency Service
News Analysis | 8/23/2010

New London-to-Frankfort fiber link targets financial services industry with guaranteed 4.22 milliseconds latency offer

India Clears Chinese Gear Orders
AsiaBlog | 8/23/2010

10:30 AM Indian government finally clears Huawei and ZTE for wireless takeoff

Euronews: August 23
EuroBlog | 8/23/2010

8:00 AM From ZTE in Hungary to Google in Ireland... we've got the continent covered with our telecom news shorts

Ericsson Talks Packet-Optical
LRTV Interviews | 8/23/2010

Georges Antoun, formerly of Redback, tells us about his packet-optical philosophy

Dickens in Hell
Monkey Bidness | 8/20/2010

6:00 PM Civilization (as we know it) continues its shutdown

US Gets Worried About Huawei
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2010

Eight US senators are trying to block Huawei from selling gear to Sprint over concerns the deal would threaten national security

Xelerated's 100G Hits the Road
Craig's A-List | 8/20/2010

5:45 PM Xelerated is going on tour for its 100-Gbit/s network processor line, and the Wonk is there

Marvell Buys Into G.hn
The Bauminator | 8/20/2010

12:20 PM Marvell gets into the game by buying assets of DS2, a firm that filed the Spanish equivalent of Chapter 11 earlier this year

Policy Watch: Critics Pound Comcast-NBCU Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/20/2010

Comments pour in at the FCC as critics and proponents file their final word on the proposed media mega-deal

Sunrise Telecom Rises to the Challenge
Que Sera Sarah | 8/20/2010

10:15 AM CEO explains why testing is necessary and what carriers are (or aren't) doing about it

Google on the Big Screen
Contentinople | 8/20/2010

9:25 AM Google's founders are about to become the subject of a feature film, just like Facebook

Euronews: August 20
EuroBlog | 8/20/2010

8:50 AM Nokia, Intec Telecom Systems, and Telefónica are among those featured in today's roundup of European telecom news

Cable Quad Plays Create BSS Agita
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/20/2010

BSS vendors are scrambling to provide convergent billing platforms to support cable MSOs launching mobile voice and data services

3G Femto a 'Key Project' for Verizon?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2010

Verizon appears to be preparing to play catchup with AT&T in the 3G femtocell game

Dry-Erasing the iPhone
Craig's A-List | 8/20/2010

7:55 AM From Ericsson's US HQ, a sketchy overview of the many facets of AT&T's iPhone problems

Matching Up With Mediaroom
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/19/2010

Look, Ma – no servers! Broadcom's special sauce brings fast channel changes to simple DTAs and higher-end HD set-tops

ZTE's US Push Pays Off
News Analysis | 8/19/2010

The Chinese vendor was hurt in Asia, but sales grew 54 percent in the US and Europe for the first half of 2010

Samsung Looking for Android-on-LTE Expertise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2010

Job posting adds fuel to the reports that Samsung wants to get ahead of the pack with Android on LTE devices

RIM Wants Ads, Apple Doesn't
Que Sera Sarah | 8/19/2010

2:25 PM RIM is reportedly mulling a Millennial Media acquisition, while Apple shuts down Quattro Wireless

AppliedMicro Pushes Toward the Edge
News Analysis | 8/19/2010

The pending $32M buy of Tpack could give AppliedMicro a faster way to expand OTN to the edge and access networks

Samsung Boxes Break In at Cablevision
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/19/2010

Cablevision picks Samsung's tru2way HD set-tops

Euronews: August 19
EuroBlog | 8/19/2010

8:30 AM Ofcom, Telefónica, and Velcom are just some of the names nestling in today's European telecom news basket

Is Google TV Right for Service Providers?
News Analysis | 8/19/2010

Service providers hoping to ride Google TV coattails need to rethink that strategy or prepare for major integration work

MEMS the Word
Que Sera Sarah | 8/18/2010

5:40 PM Tiny machines are poised to take over the world

Brocade Preps 100G Launch
News Analysis | 8/18/2010

The NetIron MLX's prized 10G density will extend to the 100G realm soon

LightSquared Eyes L-Band for LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2010

LightSquared shows where it will get some spectrum for its LTE network in the US, adds to the radio complexity issue for device makers

Verizon Goes iPad Crazy
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/18/2010

Says it'll outdo cable with VoD and live TV apps for iPads and smartphones, though live TV access will be limited to in-home viewing

Facebook's Potential LBS Faceplant
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2010

Facebook will probably introduce location-based services today, but whether users are pumped up or creeped out hangs in the execution

Moto Finishes Two XG PON Trials
News Analysis | 8/18/2010

Moto has tested the 10G technology with Verizon and on Huawei's home turf, but don't expect deployments any time soon

Boxee Eyes Over-the-Top Live TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/18/2010

Boxee adds DRM and adaptive streaming tech from Widevine, paving the way for its over-the-top box to pipe in linear and on-demand video

Rethink Combined Billing
The Philter | 8/18/2010

10:25 AM AT&T can combine your wireless and U-verse bills. But in some cases it's more trouble than it's worth

Hollywood Fears Google TV
Contentinople | 8/18/2010

9:50 AM Google has met with at least four major networks, but they are reluctant to sign on

Euronews: August 18
EuroBlog | 8/18/2010

9:05 AM Telekom Austria, Vivacom, and France Telecom rule the roost in today's roundup of European telecom news bits

The UAE's Fiber-Filled Future
News Analysis | 8/18/2010

The UAE telecom market, which suffers from a distinct lack of competition, has a fiber-based future, finds a new Pyramid report

Cable VoD Coming to Blu-ray Boxes
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/17/2010

Vendors claim they've found a way to turn Playstation 3s and other broadband-connected Blu-ray players into cable VoD machines

Adtran Preps Its Next FTTH Move
Craig's A-List | 8/17/2010

5:55 PM In talking about the Recovery Act, Adtran hints at something new in FTTH

Tapsnakes on a Phone!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/17/2010

F-Secure warns of a nasty little Android application that can track unsuspecting smartphone users via GPS

Traver Out as Comcast Media Center Chief
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/17/2010

Comcast's Denver-based provider of centralized video services is starting a transition plan following big change up top

T-Mobile & LTE
Jonestown | 8/17/2010

1:45 PM So what's the rush?

HBO: No to Netflix
The Bauminator | 8/17/2010

12:45 PM Netflix has struck premium TV gold with EPIX and Starz, but the motherlode remains beyond its grasp

What's Intel's Next Move?
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/17/2010

Grab for TI's cable modem biz sets up a set-top clash with Broadcom, but is it enough to match rival's integration prowess?

Google: Don't Be Creepy
Monkey Bidness | 8/17/2010

NOON Eric Schmidt knows where you are and what you need

IPTV in India: Will Apps Lead to Profits?
News Analysis | 8/17/2010

IPTV has failed to make an impact in India, but vendors are optimistic that a focus on applications may help turn things around

Indian Ops Told to Sniff BlackBerrys
AsiaBlog | 8/17/2010

10:00 AM RIM's troubles abroad continue as the Indian government sends notices to operators to monitor BlackBerry services

Verizon Discusses 1-Gbit/s Possibilities
News Analysis | 8/17/2010

Don't get too excited. Wireless backhaul and business apps will get the gigabit treatment first, with consumers a couple of years away

Euronews: August 17
EuroBlog | 8/17/2010

8:20 AM France Telecom, Telekom Srbija, the BT Tower... they're all in today's roundup of European telecom news

BelAir's Picocell Gets a Plug
The Bauminator | 8/16/2010

5:10 PM Cable guys tout the business potential of BelAir's cable-optimized WiFi/3G picocell

AT&T: Spectrum Limits Wireless Net Neutrality
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2010

AT&T backs Google and Verizon, says 'wireless is different' and shouldn't be held to wired net neutrality standards

Intel Snares TI's Cable Modem Business
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/16/2010

Intel buys its way into the Docsis chipset business, giving it a line into new video gateways and putting more heat on Broadcom

Google, Apple Fight Carriers for Mobile Money
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2010

PayPal could be in cahoots with Android to steal from operators' mobile money bags, while Apple hires an NFC exec to up the ante

Verizon Shows FiOS Can Deliver Gig-E
News Analysis | 8/16/2010

Live field test on some existing Motorola GPON gear shows deliver of near Gig-E speeds downstream

Euronews: August 16
EuroBlog | 8/16/2010

9:25 AM Macedonia, Poland, and the Isle of Man are just some of the places visited in today's roundup of telecom news snippets

Ruckus Takes a Run at Cisco & BelAir
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/16/2010

Ruckus fires off a 'smart antenna' 802.11n access point optimized for HFC plants while BelAir counters with a cable-focused WiFi/3G picocell

Verizon's LTE: How Much More $$ Than 3G?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2010

Heavy Reading analyst expects Verizon to charge a $10 to $15 premium over 3G for its upcoming LTE service

Can Cable Save Blockbuster's Bacon?
The Bauminator | 8/13/2010

5:10 PM It needs help now more than ever

About Us - Phil Harvey
LRTV Soundbites | 8/13/2010

About Phil

About Us - Ray Le Maistre
LRTV Soundbites | 8/13/2010

About Ray Le Maistre

Arris Wins at Time Warner Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/13/2010

Wins put big pressure on BigBand, but TWC's desired price point is a 'game-changer' for the entire edge QAM sector, analyst says

Qwest Shows Street Savvy With SMBs
News Analysis | 8/13/2010

New reps aren't selling services, but are showing small business owners how to go mobile, use social media, and more

News Corp. Plans Digital Newspaper
Contentinople | 8/13/2010

9:50 AM The national newspaper will only be available on cellphones and tablets, CEO Rupert Murdoch says

Euronews: August 13
EuroBlog | 8/13/2010

9:00 AM Denmark, Hungary, and the UK are the destinations of choice for today's roundup of European telecom news snippets

Doubts Still Dog IPoDWDM
News Analysis | 8/13/2010

Most carriers intend to use IP over DWDM, the packet-optical tech Cisco favors. How much they'll use it is another matter

Ambani Faces Broadband Challenges
News Analysis | 8/13/2010

Mukesh Ambani needs to get some critical decisions correct if his Reliance Infotel venture is to successfully enter the Indian broadband market

Google: We're Not Net Neutrality Sell-Outs
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/12/2010

Search giant tries to soothe fears that a joint proposal with Verizon will plunge a dagger into the heart of network neutrality

Patent Group Tackles 4G Sans Qualcomm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2010

The Open Patent Alliance's WiMax patent pool is nearly complete, but Qualcomm is still not on board

Global Crossing: Buying or Selling? Maybe Both!
News Analysis | 8/12/2010

Competitive carrier ready to ride the merger-and-acquisition wave, with whatever deal makes the most sense

AT&T's Mobile Video Misfire
The Philter | 8/12/2010

3:45 PM If you download AT&T's U-verse Mobile app to watch your shows on the go, you may be disappointed

Apple to Launch iTV
Contentinople | 8/12/2010

10:55 AM Apple is rebranding Apple TV as iTV and cutting the price to $99

Euronews: August 12
EuroBlog | 8/12/2010

9:00 AM China Telecom, VimpelCom, and France Telecom are just some smelly flakes in today's potpourri of European telecom news snippets

Euro Wireless Q2 Scorecard
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2010

Light Reading Mobile highlights the leaders and laggards on the European mobile scene in its latest wireless scorecard

China Telecom Plans Euro M&A
News Analysis | 8/12/2010

Chinese giant's European division is looking for an acquisition to boost its capabilities, customer base, and revenues

Euro Carriers Catch Latino Fever
EuroBlog | 8/12/2010

3:00 AM Brazil is the Euro giants' hunting ground

3G to Drive Roaming Deals in India
News Analysis | 8/12/2010

After the 3G auction, heated activity is expected in the Indian market as the operators craft intra-circle roaming deals to offer seamless 3G services

Cox, TiVo Strike a DVR Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/12/2010

MSO to support full-featured TiVo Premiere DVRs that integrate Netflix and other Web video apps with Cox's linear TV and VoD services

Cisco Q4 Hides a Frown
News Analysis | 8/11/2010

The company's still happy, but the worldwide economy isn't cooperating, and neither are suppliers

Tablets Prescribed for Verizon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2010

3G tablets are coming 'in the second half of this year' with LTE devices following 'early next year' according to Verizon Wireless CFO

Startup Challenges AlcaLu's Single-Vendor LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2010

AlcaLu claims to be all you need for LTE, but startup AirHop argues that LTE will require lots of vendors and cells of all sizes to work

Tariff Squeeze Hits Bharti's Profits
News Analysis | 8/11/2010

India's mobile market leader saw its revenues rise in its fiscal first quarter, but its profits have taken a hit

Verizon Hits the 3DTV Gridiron
The Bauminator | 8/11/2010

1:50 PM Telco delivers forearm shiver to cable with 3D production of Giants-Pats exhibition game

TWC Preaches Openness With iPad Tilt
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/11/2010

MSO's road to app 'openness' will start with the iPad but is poised to branch off to game consoles and other broadband-connected devices

Adtran vs. Cisco Earnings
Craig's A-List | 8/11/2010

NOON Before Cisco's numbers flood your brain, Adtran wants to remind you they had a decent quarter

Euronews: August 11
EuroBlog | 8/11/2010

11:25 AM NTT, Rostelecom, and BSkyB are among the heavyweights in today's bout of European telecom news snippets

NTT Buys More Euro Smarts
News Analysis | 8/11/2010

Japanese giant continues its international spending spree as it joins the rush into managed security services

Clearwire's SPIT Stress
Wireless Bits | 8/11/2010

9:15 AM WiMax operator's back-office bother

Pyramid: Three's a Crowd in Morocco
News Analysis | 8/11/2010

Morocco's telecom market is already fiercely competitive – and it may be about to get more brutal still, says a new Pyramid report

Scanbuy's New CEO Talks Mobile Bar Codes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2010

Former MMA president and newly appointed Scanbuy CEO discusses the 2D-bar-code-enabled face of mobile marketing

AlcaLu Scores an A
AsiaBlog | 8/11/2010

7:20 AM Vendor upgrades China Telecom's CDMA network, but not with Rev B

Netflix-EPIX Deal Puts Pressure on Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/10/2010

Deal limits when Netflix can stream EPIX's freshest fare, but latest move could create an Excedrin-sized headache for MSOs down the road

T-Mobile's HSPA+ Rivals Clearwire, US LTE Speeds
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/10/2010

Can HSPA+ give T-Mobile a boost in the US?

Cannibalizing Premium TV?
The Bauminator | 8/10/2010

4:45 PM Starz has seen no 'empirical evidence' that its Netflix deal has resulted in losses to its traditional pay-TV subscriber base

Hurd Mentality
Craig's A-List | 8/10/2010

4:10 PM Larry Ellison disagrees with people. I know, you're shocked

LTE Beckons in Uzbekistan
Wireless Bits | 8/10/2010

3:35 PM Mobile broadband in abundance

Sending Out an SAS
AsiaBlog | 8/10/2010

2:15 PM KDDI needed help – SAS supplied it

Droid 2 Tackles the Enterprise
Que Sera Sarah | 8/10/2010

11:45 AM No longer just for alpha males, the Droid 2 goes after employed alpha males

Netflix Makes EPIX Deal
Contentinople | 8/10/2010

10:30 AM The premium cable channel will offer its movies online through Netflix's streaming video service

Australia's NBN Under Threat
AsiaBlog | 8/10/2010

10:00 AM $39B plan that has AlcaLu at its heart could get axed

RIM Reprieve
Wireless Bits | 8/10/2010

9:35 AM BlackBerry maker avoids ban in Saudi Arabia

Widevine Protects Sling's Streams
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/10/2010

EchoStar poised to push deeper into the service provider market with DRM-enabled set-tops and other 'SlingLoaded' devices

Tektronix Buys Into Security
News Analysis | 8/10/2010

Test firm becomes the new Arbor master with an acquisition that looks well timed as mobile data volumes increase, says Heavy Reading analyst

Euronews: August 10
EuroBlog | 8/10/2010

8:20 AM France Telecom, Vodafone Portugal, and KPN are among the runners and riders in today's roundup of European telecom news

Street Pounds Dish for Sub Losses
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/10/2010

Shares fall more than 10 percent after the satellite giant reports losing 19,000 net subscribers in the second quarter

A Good Day to Stay in Bed
Monkey Bidness | 8/9/2010

5:30 PM Today in history

German Operators Get Busy With LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2010

German operators make first moves in LTE with their recently won new spectrum and focus on rolling out mobile broadband to rural areas

Parsing Google's Mobile Openness
Jonestown | 8/9/2010

5:15 PM What do you think?

Arris Gets Some RFoG Action
The Bauminator | 8/9/2010

5:00 PM Cable vendor starts getting nibbles for its cable-optimized FTTP products

Eric & Ivan Tackle the Media
Rewired | 8/9/2010

3:55 PM Google and Verizon CEOs sound off on on their plans for net neutrality and how badly the media have botched this story

Verizon & Google Define an 'Open Internet'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2010

Proposals seek to strengthen the FCC's hand for wireline net neutrality, while calling for 'transparency' in the wireless biz

Skype Dials Into a Public Future
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2010

Skype hasn't needed to own a network to make it big, but as a public company, it will be counting on new features to fuel its growth

Comcast Enters the DVD-by-Mail Game
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/9/2010

Blockbuster also agrees to promote Comcast services in retail stores in the MSO's footprint, starting with a trial in Portland, Ore. UPDATED 5:00 PM

Extreme's Activist Investor
Craig's A-List | 8/9/2010

2:25 PM Another of those dramatic letter-writing campaigns

Does a CDMA iPhone Make Sense?
Jonestown | 8/9/2010

1:45 PM Or, thinking globally about the iPhone and iPad

What MS-Polycom Match Means for SPs
News Analysis | 8/9/2010

Tech companies team up to make Unified Communications simpler to sell, and telecom service providers can be part of that sale... or not

Smartphone Watch: Verizon Takes On the World
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2010

Verizon gets worldly, HTC makes music with Windows Phone 7, and more device rumors and reports circulate 'round the Web

BroadSoft Hints at Turning Market
News Analysis | 8/9/2010

VoIP services platform vendor's second-quarter results suggest a return to IP transformation investments

Euronews: August 9
EuroBlog | 8/9/2010

9:00 AM Kabel BW, Inmarsat, and Apple are lurking in today's cookie jar of European telecom news crumbs

Commute & Punishment
Monkey Bidness | 8/9/2010

7:50 AM When riding the Moscow subway, leave the axe at home

Mediacom Widening Wideband Reach
The Bauminator | 8/6/2010

5:40 PM Mid-sized operator expects to have half its footprint upgraded to Docsis 3.0 by year's end

Intelligence & Analytics
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/6/2010

Analytics and business intelligence will be critical underpinnings of SPIT infrastructure

Ikanos Names Sixth CEO
Craig's A-List | 8/6/2010

5:10 PM The chip company wants to up the ante on VDSL

Liberty Global Canvassing Europe With Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2010

It's on track to have wideband in 80% of its Euro-footprint by year's end as it tees up a new, souped-up all-IP video gateway

NXP IPO Falls Short
EuroBlog | 8/6/2010

1:00 PM Dutch chip company raises much less than originally hoped

Android Defrags, Takes Over
Que Sera Sarah | 8/6/2010

12:40 PM It's been a good week for Android, and it looks like the good times will keep on rolling

Ericsson Balks at Source-Code Rule
AsiaBlog | 8/6/2010

NOON Ericsson wants exemption from potential source-code rules in India

Euronews: August 6
EuroBlog | 8/6/2010

11:20 AM Telecom Italia, Amazon, and Visa Europe are served up on a meatless Friday

UK Gets a Kindle Store
Contentinople | 8/6/2010

9:35 AM Amazon's new UK Kindle store offers 400,000 titles

Qwest Reports Lower Profits, Earnings
News Analysis | 8/6/2010

With its acquisition by CenturyLink looming, the former Baby Bell's profits were $158 million in the second quarter, down from $212 million a year ago

Update: Wireless Q2 Score Card
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2010

All the earnings are in, and the rankings are out

Money for Moloney
The Bauminator | 8/5/2010

6:15 PM Dan Moloney has a few million reasons to come back to Motorola

FCC Mutes Closed-Door Net Neutrality Talks
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2010

FCC flashes the stop sign amid uproar about reports that Verizon and Google were planning to prioritize some Internet traffic

Time Warner Cable's SMB Tilt Bugs the Telcos
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2010

MSO's success with commercial services has struck a nerve as telcos respond with multi-year contracts and deep discounts

Will Netgem Revive the Hybrid TV Model?
News Analysis | 8/5/2010

By combining OTT video with linear offerings at the set-top box, the French company is finding new global success and might hit US shores next

Cablevision to Deliver Live TV & VoD to iPad
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2010

MSO has some big iDeas for the iPad, but initial offering will not let customers access their video subscriptions outside the home

Euronews: August 5
EuroBlog | 8/5/2010

12:45 PM Deutsche Telekom, Portugal Telecom, and OneAccess are the 'specials' on today's Euro news menu

MetroPCS Gears Up for LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2010

Prepaid carrier sees its Q2 profit triple as it preps for its LTE rollout later this year

Ceton Completes the Crossing
The Bauminator | 8/5/2010

11:45 AM Its first batch of CableCARD PC tuners has reached the US, but there's not enough of them to fill every pre-order

BigBand: SDV Demand Still Strong
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2010

But its sales in the second quarter fail to impress and some analysts are wondering whether the company can stay independent

Clearwire Clears Up LTE Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2010

CTO Dr. Saw says the carrier has the spectrum to potentially deploy 2x20MHz LTE across the US and offer big download speeds

Vivo's Value
EuroBlog | 8/5/2010

7:45 AM Brazilian operator delivers for selling parent Portugal Telecom

Clearwire Plans LTE Tests in the Fall
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2010

Clearwire makes expected move to test LTE technology, considering a faster wireless broadband network to 'coexist' with WiMax over time

Tru2way Flashes Some Retail Hope
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2010

Cable's tru2way platform may rekindle its dwindling retail aspirations by hitching its wagon to DLNA

Telefónica to Go Global With Huawei SDP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2010

Telefónica prepares to stage an application development overhaul and Huawei's SDP looks set to play a major role

India Shifts to Device Bundle Strategies
News Analysis | 8/4/2010

The introduction of 3G services and mobile number portability are likely to kickstart new device bundling deals in India

Knology Plucks Sunflower
The Bauminator | 8/4/2010

2:20 PM Knology to pay $165M for Kansas-based Tier 2 MSO that's been known for pushing cable's tech envelope

Despite Sub Losses, Charter Increases Revenue
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2010

Data, voice, and digital video gains fill the gap in Q1 as Charter stays aggressive with Docsis 3.0 and switched digital video

Clearwire Fancies Bite of AT&T's Apple
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2010

US WiMax operator launches hotspot device to lure Apple users onto its network

iPhone 4 Users Mostly Happy With Apple
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2010

iPhone 4 users are satisfied with Apple – but not so much with AT&T

Moto & Verizon Plan TV Tablet
Contentinople | 8/4/2010

11:15 AM Verizon and Moto are prepping a mobile device that allows users to watch TV, and other mobile content news from Samsung, Sharp, and Apple

Nagravision Deals Itself Into CableCARD Game
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2010

Amid a constant swirl of regulatory uncertainty, Nagravision hopes to get CableLabs's blessing by the end of the year

Industry Vet Takes Extreme CEO Job
News Analysis | 8/4/2010

Oscar Rodriguez will take the helm at the Ethernet equipment vendor later this month

Euronews: August 4
EuroBlog | 8/4/2010

9:00 AM Telecom Italia, Swisscom, BT, and more compete for your attention in the pick'n'mix of today's European telecom news bites

Sezmi Sets Big Expansion
The Bauminator | 8/3/2010

5:55 PM Are you in its cable- and satellite-TV-killing crosshairs?

Imagine Finds Its Full-Time CEO
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/3/2010

Digital video firm will chase after TV Everywhere and a broader set of markets with former Envivo exec Richard Stanfield at the helm

Leap Revamps Prepaid With Tiered Data
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2010

Prepaid carrier touts its newly national coverage and launches new phones with tiered data pricing plans

Should RIM Support Apple & Android?
Jonestown | 8/3/2010

3:25 PM Heavy Reading analyst suggests that RIM must open up to other OSes to keep its dominant position

RIM Sings Torch Song
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2010

Canadian smartphone leader has a new touch-screen-enabled operating system and phone with AT&T UPDATED 4 PM

Accedian Lands $19.5M to Expand Sales
News Analysis | 8/3/2010

New $19.5M equity round for Ethernet access vendor will be used to put more feet on the street to cash in on mobile backhaul boom

Apple Is No. 3 in Portable Computers
Contentinople | 8/3/2010

11:55 AM With the addition of the iPad, Apple races past Asus, Lenovo, Toshiba, and Dell

No Way Huawei?
Wireless Bits | 8/3/2010

11:05 AM Report: Chinese vendor lost bids for US assets

TiVo Blows Into Chicago
The Bauminator | 8/3/2010

10:30 AM RCN continues rollout despite some (small) regulatory risks

BSNL Suffers First Annual Loss
News Analysis | 8/3/2010

State-owned carrier plunges into the red for the first time as wage increases and India's mobile tariff war take their toll

Euronews: August 3
EuroBlog | 8/3/2010

9:35 AM BT, France Telecom, and Alcatel-Lucent are on the specials board in today's roundup of European telecom news nibbles

RIM to Comply in India
AsiaBlog | 8/3/2010

8:30 AM BlackBerry firm to reportedly share technical codes with the Indian security agencies

thePlatform Gives Content Owners More Control
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/3/2010

Comcast-owned firm adds security features that make online video look more like traditional TV, at least as far as business models go

Moloney Says Hello to Moto, Again
The Bauminator | 8/2/2010

4:30 PM Dan Moloney is back at Motorola in a key role as the company makes plans to split into two

Mo'bile Money, Mo' Problems
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/2/2010

Well it's only a problem for plastic, but AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile are reportedly working on a secret JV to take down Visa and MasterCard

Suddenlink Techs Get Schooled
The Bauminator | 8/2/2010

1:30 PM First 'major' MSO to have all broadband techs obtain SCTE certifications reports reductions in repeat service calls and churn

Limelight Takes Aim at thePlatform, Brightcove
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/2/2010

Limelight attaches video publishing and analytics to its content distribution network via purchase of Delve Networks UPDATED 4:50 PM

Verizon Tailors Video to Criminal Justice
News Analysis | 8/2/2010

New managed collaboration services would let courts use video to avoid moving prisoners around

DoCoMo Snaps Up PacketVideo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/2/2010

NTT DoCoMo flexes its mobile content delivery muscle with agreement to buy out remaining stake in PacketVideo for $111.6 million

Reader Poll: Top 10 Movers & Shakers
News Analysis | 8/2/2010

Take our Top 10 Movers & Shakers poll, and start pondering your picks for Light Reading's Hall of Fame

Euronews: August 2
EuroBlog | 8/2/2010

9:25 AM NSN, Orange Spain, and Telefónica are all on the tray carrying today's power breakfast of European telecom news snippets

BlackBerry Jam in UAE
Wireless Bits | 8/2/2010

8:45 AM RIM's services to be suspended in October

Report: NSN In Stake Talks
EuroBlog | 8/2/2010

5:15 AM NSN is reportedly in talks with private equity firms

Cable Networks Warn of TV Everywhere Failure
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/2/2010

Execs from MTV and Discovery say video Web hubs will sputter if they follow in VoD's footsteps and the ad dollars fail to flow

Harris Wants to BeOn the Enterprise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/2/2010

Radio communications vendor uses VoIP to bring P2T to carriers' global enterprise customers

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