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TDC Joins the Femto Club
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2009

Danish incumbent is the latest to field-trial femtocell technology and could move to a commercial deployment by the end of 2009

FCC Puts Broadcasters on the Clock
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/6/2009

Full-power broadcasters must notify the FCC by Monday if they intend to terminate analog service on or after February 17

Shaw Breaks 100-Meg Barrier
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Canadian MSO gets big bragging rights with a new Docsis 3.0 tier that enables downstream bursts that hit the magical 100-Mbit/s mark

JDSU Selling Shenzhen Facility
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Sanmina-SCI offers a hand, but JDSU won't be giving up on manufacturing

YouTube Sets Record
Contentinople | 2/5/2009

Perennial chart-topper sets a new record for video traffic in December

All Hail the Terminators!
EuroBlog | 2/5/2009

Carriers thwarted as the EU holds firm on mobile termination fees

Canadians MSOs Switch On SDV
Cable Guy | 2/5/2009

3:10 PM -- Like some US MSOs, some cablers up north aren't giving short shrift to switched digital video...

Dutch Team Up for FTTH Expansion
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Are you watching, Europe? Dutch incumbent shows what can be done by joining in with municipal fiber access rollout in Amsterdam

Where Monkeys Roam Free
Monkey Bidness | 2/5/2009

We heart the heartland

Ethernet Access Market Update
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/5/2009

The Ethernet-over-bonded copper pair market has been holding up fairly well, fueled by the promise of a quick return on investment

Telco TV Payback?
TelcoTV Thoughts | 2/5/2009

Telcos are showing progress against cable

Microsoft Bugs
Red Panda | 2/5/2009

No, not the software kind

Google & AOL
Jonestown | 2/5/2009

What does it mean for Clearwire?

Bear Attack!
The Bauminator | 2/5/2009

Not convinced TWC is attacking competition with a sense of urgency, analyst cuts stock to 'Sell'

Charter Tries On Consumption Caps
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2009

MSO confirms it will impose monthly Internet usage caps, but the new ceilings won't apply to Charter's new Docsis 3.0 service

Cisco Keeps the Service Provider Faith
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Router and service provider sales are down but not out. Meanwhile, Cisco is still promising an aggressive consumer push

Nortel to Hold MEN
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

With restructuring underway, Nortel is taking its Metro Ethernet Networks division off the block

Clearwire Conflict?
Jonestown | 2/5/2009

An interesting little snippet

NSN Beefs Up Its Unified Base Station
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Ahead of MWC, Nokia Siemens unveils a software-defined, multi-standard base station that supports GSM, UMTS, and LTE

Nortel Keeps LTE Dream Alive
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Nortel's president of carrier networks, Richard Lowe, says vendor is committed to LTE and wireless

Docsis 3.0 Hits Great White North
Cable Guy | 2/4/2009

Canadian MSOs whipping up wideband trials and deployments

Cisco: Still No Layoffs
Craig's A-List | 2/4/2009

But they're taking a tally just in case

Cisco's Still Sinking
News Analysis | 2/4/2009

Dragged down by the world economy, Cisco says its Q3 sales will drop a stunning 15% to 20% from a year ago

House Approves DTV Delay
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2009

With House and Senate approval in hand, bill now awaits the signature of President Obama, who's already in favor of the four-month delay

Earnings Season
Contentinople | 2/4/2009

Time Warner and Disney report disappointing results

Depressed Outlook
The Philter | 2/4/2009

Wall Street's not expecting much from the telco equipment sector next quarter

TWC Tees Up More Meters
The Bauminator | 2/4/2009

And other itidbits from this morning's earnings call

Earnings Adventures
Craig's A-List | 2/4/2009

What's up, and what might be down

TWC in '09: Job Cuts, WiMax & Wideband
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2009

MSO is cutting 1,250 jobs to further reduce costs, but also expects to deploy WiMax service in 'at least one market' this year

The Gigabit Household: Only a Matter of Time
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/4/2009

Ten years from now, the average household will be running a 1-Gbit/s fixed Internet connection – the only question is how to get there

No Cupcake for You!
Jonestown | 2/4/2009

But a cool (yet creepy) location feature is coming to the G1

Nortel Taps Ixia for 100GE
News Analysis | 2/4/2009

The 'real' 100-Gig era can't begin until someone has a 'real tester'

Time Warner Cable Subs Growth Slows in Q4
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2009

MSO adds subs in most product categories, but the rate of growth dipped in the midst of a tough economy and surging competition

AlcaLu Ends 2008 With €5.2B Loss
News Analysis | 2/4/2009

Goodwill impairment charge sends Alcatel-Lucent's full year numbers deep into the red as it gears up for a tough 2009

Alvarion Takes Nortel Hit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2009

Nortel's bankruptcy put a dent in Alvarion's revenues while restructuring charges led the vendor to post a Q4 loss of $4.8M

Vuze Chirps at Cox
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Web video firm worries Cox's traffic management will treat its P2P-based service as a 'second-class citizen'

Bartz's Image Problem
Contentinople | 2/3/2009

Does the new Yahoo CEO have a press management problem?

Motorola Is on Life Support
LR Mobile Column | 2/3/2009

Last call for the Mobile Devices unit?

Falling Star?
The Bauminator | 2/3/2009

Even Moto's set-top unit didn't get through Q4 unscathed

A Pivotal Year for SIP Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/3/2009

2009 will provide a vital opportunity for SIP services to demonstrate their full potential, and SIP trunking will be an important test case

Huawei Joins Vodafone LTE Trial
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Chinese vendor joins five other equipment vendors at Verizon and Vodafone's joint LTE trial

Part II: Cash, Pain & 20%
BelkBlog | 2/3/2009

Putting a percentage on cuts and personal reevaluation

Moto's Woes
Jonestown | 2/3/2009

Will Android do it for Motorola in '09?

Jha Don't Say
The Philter | 2/3/2009

Moto's device chief has no idea when it will stop raining red ink

Moto Hangs Hopes on Android
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Moto posts a $3.6B loss for Q4, cuts its dividend, and says goodbye to its CFO

Zeugma's Brainy Bandwidth Meter
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Edge routing startup says it has a more flexible capacity management tool than many similar ones used by operators today

Xilinx Minds the Gap
News Analysis | 2/3/2009

FPGA company sees a chance to chip into an increasingly expensive ASIC market

Hulu Aliens Invade
Contentinople | 2/2/2009

Hulu's secret is finally revealed in Super Bowl commercial

Super Bowl Interruptus
The Bauminator | 2/2/2009

Comcast: initial investigation suggests porn-interrupted Super Bowl moment 'was an isolated malicious act'

iPhone Flash in the Works
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Apple wants Adobe to craft a specific version of Flash that will retain much of the functionality of the desktop version

Valentine's Day
Craig's A-List | 2/2/2009

How desperate is your gift search?

ADC Forecasts, Shares Slide
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Q1 is going to come in light, possibly the result of U-verse delays. Prep the layoff machine

The Fantastic Four
The Bauminator | 2/2/2009

AT&T-DirecTV 'quad-play' bundle puts cable in the crosshairs, but Dish will likely feel the pinch in the short-term

Interview: DT's Randolph Nikutta
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Getting interactive with IPTV will take time, patience, and just the right content

Comcast Defends Its VoIP Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Comcast says its VoIP service does not fall under the new system it is using to manage high-speed Internet traffic UPDATED 2/3 4:30 PM

Deutsche Telekom's Dr. Randolph Nikutta
LRTV Interviews | 2/2/2009

Deutsche Telekom's head of new media, Randolph Nikutta, tells us that the future of IPTV could be quite stunning. In an interview taped late last year, Nikutta told us the telco is rolling out interactive features in its IPTV service over the next few years, primarily with sports programming. But, he says, the technology exists to allow viewers to be their own directors in the next five to 10 years.

Live by the Sword! Fall on Your Sword!
LR Mobile Column | 2/2/2009

Digging into Qualcomm's Q4 'Earnings Quality'

Super Ads
The Philter | 2/2/2009

Did everyone forget how to use their DVRs?

Poor Things
Monkey Bidness | 2/2/2009

Golddiggers Anonymous

Juniper Divvies Up the Core
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

The 'virtualization' buzzword comes to telecom, where Juniper says it's got a better alternative to virtual routers

JDSU Preps Fab Sales
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Sources say a sale of the Shenzhen, China, manufacturing facility is imminent

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