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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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