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Iraq Plays Global Game
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/24/2003

GSM carriers choose international array of suppliers for lucrative contract deals

Nortel Keeps to Profit Path
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Nortel beats profit expectations, but a puzzling mistatement of liabilities throws a wrench in the conference call

UTStarcom Defies Gravity
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Alameda, Calif., company keeps making a tidy profit as the Asian broadband explosion continues

UTStarcom Defies Gravity
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Alameda, Calif., company keeps making a tidy profit, due largely to its PAS wireless phone business

Level 3 Wary of VOIP Regulation
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Reports a narrower net loss for the quarter and is cautious of the upcoming politics around VOIP regulation

Report Tracks Broadband Boom
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Wachovia says broadband services are growing by double digits, with big expansion likely in US and China

Can Traffic Managers Save the World?
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Agere CTO tells NPC West that traffic manager chips are the key to the next wave of carrier growth

IP.access Builds Up T-Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Mini-base-station vendor wins T-Mobile USA contract in market's first high-profile deal

Sprint Pays for Wireless Foray
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2003

One-time charge takes carrier into the red, but stock rises as Sprint raises its guidance and cuts costs

Foundry Revenues Are Up
News Analysis | 10/23/2003

Pushed revenues higher, increased cash position, increased gross margins. All that's missing is the guidance

Wireless IDS Is All the Rage
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2003

Intrusion detection is the latest requirement for 802.11 security, but vendors differ on how to implement it

Oplink Plucks RedClover
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

For just $250,000 in cash, Oplink acquires technology for cleaning up 10-Gbit/s signals

UK Carriers Get Wake-Up Call
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2003

You're... bzzt... breaking up... again

Lucent's Back in Black
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2003

Net income of 2 cents per share marks Lucent's first profitable quarter in over three years

Lucent's Back in Black
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

Net income of 2 cents per share marks Lucent's first profitable quarter in over three years

BellSouth Profit Climbs 46%
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

Finally, some good news from an RBOC! BellSouth's Latin American business drives growth in Q3

Avici Boosts Top Line
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

The company's Q3 shows an improved revenue picture, but it's still losing money and refusing to give guidance

DOD Test-Fires IPv6
News Analysis | 10/22/2003

The US Department of Defense has teamed with equipment vendors and carriers to assess IPv6 interoperability

AFC Hits Profits, Drops Hints
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Access vendor plays coy on FTTP info, but hints that it is solidly in the door for the big RBOC RFP

Startups Spout Bravado at NPC West
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Net processor startup Bay Micro claims it's about to be profitable, while EZchip adds another customer

No Glee in SBC Q3
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Access line losses, high pension costs, and stiff wireless competition make for a disappointing quarter

Vivato's Two-Way AP Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Vivato fills in the gaps with a dual-purpose access point... or bridging box... or router... or something

FTTP Bidders Slashing Prices?
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Equipment players say that below cost bids, or forward pricing, is among the tactics used in the big FTTP RFP

Neoteris Scores Service Provider Win
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

The newly acquired Neoteris has announced a deal with TManage for its SSL virtual private network technology

AT&T's Q3 a Real Puzzler
News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Q3 earnings rose for AT&T, but there was a catch. Not another accounting scandal, surely?

Hotspots Heat Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2003

Europe and the US prep for the impending hotspot frenzy

Cisco Starts Picking XFP
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

Bookham's Ignis acquisition wasn't just for products, it seems: Ignis seems to have won Cisco qualification

Symantec Acquires SafeWeb
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

Follows the lead of F5 Networks and NetScreen with its acquisition of SSL VPN startup SafeWeb for $26M

NetScreen Firewall Gets Smart
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

A year after it acquired OneSecure, NetScreen has integrated that company's technology into its firewalls

Lucent: The Truth Hurts
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/20/2003

The folks at Lucent take issue with our failure prognostication – We'll stick with it

Elata Bites Into Orange
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2003

High-profile French deal answers critic concerns

Aruba's Mini-Switch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2003

Switch startup ships 'WiFi mux' and adds security software upgrades

Reliance Suppliers Get Psyched
News Analysis | 10/20/2003

Reliance Infocomm's acquisition of FLAG could mean more opportunity for metro Ethernet companies such as Atrica

Qwest's Future Qwestionable
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

Qwest's restated earnings add over $2B in losses; analysts mull the consequences

Xponent Wraps Up $18M
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

Investors pump more bucks into a startup that aims to simplify photonics packaging

Give a Dog a Fone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/17/2003

Are you Bow-Lingual?

Zarlink Loses Its Telecom Nerve
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

CEO Pat Brockett slashes R&D for networking chips, saying he can't wait so long for product revenues

Acterna's Extreme Makeover
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

Acterna's emerging from Chapter 11 and aiming for a market with fewer wrinkles and longer lifelines

Euro Carriers: 3G's Not Ready
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/17/2003

European carriers are in no hurry to launch 3G services, blaming delays on immature technology

Motorola Stuck on C-Port
News Analysis | 10/17/2003

A promised traffic manager and 10-Gbit/s network processor will be arriving at least 18 months late

Check Point Enters Box Market
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Check Point has entered the security appliance market, which could strain its relationship with partner Nokia

Speculations Boost AFC
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Wagers stack up as analysts say Advanced Fibre Communications has won a coveted Verizon RFP for FTTP

Strix Tucks $15M in Trousers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2003

'Smart' access point startup gets more funding to engorge marketing department with new blood

Nokia's Mixed Blessings
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Nokia's network business finally reports modest profit, despite falling sales

Incumbents Converge on Convergence
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

It's unanimous: The telecom world is converging on an IP/MPLS core. But not everyone has the tools to get there

Headcount: The Party's Over
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Calient furloughs, Nauticus shuts down, Netscreen merges, and much, much more

Net.com Hits Rough Road
News Analysis | 10/16/2003

Ends a run of eight consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth; CEO Whyte discloses a lost RBOC deal

LEAPing Attack Tools, Batman!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Tools designed to hack Cisco's LEAP security code are now appearing on the Web

Carriers Give FTTP Update
News Analysis | 10/15/2003

BellSouth, Verizon, and SBC say they'll start taking gear into their labs in November

Nokia Denies Network Sell-Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Finnish giant denies plans to abandon network market following 'inaccurate' press reports

Tellabs: More Work to Do
News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Tellabs' earnings show solid forward movement, but execs are apprehensive about industry conditions

FCC Chairman Explains 'Sideshow'
News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Chairman Powell sees the Internet sprinting ahead while the FCC commissioners haggle over old rules

SwitchCore Ships Chips Galore
News Analysis | 10/15/2003

Swedish chipmaker hopes to steal back the lead in Ethernet switch chips with a family of 28-port devices

Cloud Creates a Storm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2003

UK hotspot project targets global customer base, but is it overstretching itself?

IceFyre Rocks the Living Room
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2003

The company debuts its first full 802.11 chipsets with an eye toward consumer devices and a customer win with Sharp

HyWire Aims Lower
News Analysis | 10/14/2003

Told its search-engine chips would be too expensive, the startup tries a cheaper Plan B

Regulators Take a Beating at USTA
News Analysis | 10/14/2003

Incumbent carrier pressure group takes aim at FCC rules and draws lots of exhibitors

Microsoft Cozies Up to Vodafone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

Announces partnership with the GSM operator to develop mobile standards. What's behind the marketing?

Airespace Talks Up VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

WLAN switch startup pushes voice-over-WLAN credentials

Access Is 'In' at USTA
News Analysis | 10/13/2003

Entrisphere hangs with Fujitsu, Occam pairs with SkyStream, and DSLAM vendors get small

Huawei Throws 3G Gauntlet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

Launches UMTS base station and says it will undercut and fend off established vendors – and not just in China!

3G Powers Renege on Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

Hutchison 3G UK and Crown Castle cut site deal by more than half, but who's to blame?

Mintera Freshens Up Long-Haul
News Analysis | 10/13/2003

40-Gig vendor tries a different approach: extending the life of competing 10-Gig gear

Swisscom Blends Wireless Data
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2003

To launch service that will automatically choose the best wireless data available for the user, and all at a fixed price

Columbus Unstrung?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/10/2003

A knock-your-head-on-table-stupid concept for a press release. Take a bow, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Assoc.

FCC Opens Path to Hell
Column | 10/10/2003

A new FCC order makes us wonder how we could spice up our sources' comments

Finisar Nips 'n' Tucks
News Analysis | 10/10/2003

Facing a potentially profitless 2004, the company refinances some convertible notes and cuts Finisar Europe

FTTH Dispute Boils Up
News Analysis | 10/10/2003

Alcatel and Corning get caught in the tangle between the FCC and RBOCs over the definition of fiber-to-the-home

Lancope Punishes P2P
News Analysis | 10/10/2003

By creating stats on network traffic, Lancope can isolate P2P file sharers and cut them off

Molex Out, Emcore In
News Analysis | 10/10/2003

The 10-Gbit/s transceiver market continues to shift, as Molex sells its product lines to Emcore

Sex and the Kitty
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/10/2003

Is that a Nokia in your pocket?

Littlefeet Kicks Into China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/10/2003

Mini-base-station vendor talks up Chinese contract as partnership deal looms

Global Crossing Moves Along
News Analysis | 10/10/2003

Its reemergence is imminent, since ST Telemedia has approval to buy a majority of shares

Juniper Jumps on Good News
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Juniper exceeded analyst expectations for the third quarter and gave upbeat guidance for Q4

Vivato CEO Steps Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/9/2003

It's bye-bye Biba as switch startup sees more management changes

Net.com Shareholder Digs In
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Kopp Investment Advisors becomes Net.com's largest shareholder, applauds changes after rocky transition

IBM Eyes the Enterprise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/9/2003

IT giant takes first steps into enterprise-class wireless LAN market

Velio Dealio Realio?
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Word has it the chip startup is in negotiations to be acquired, and some think the deal may already be done

Marconi's Identity Crisis
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

European company's name is better recognized by N. American carriers, according to Heavy Reading

Analyst: Verizon Optical Shopping
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Needham analyst says Verizon has come up with a short list of candidates for its own long-haul optical build

Sonus Savors VOIP Uptick
News Analysis | 10/9/2003

Shares rise on profitability and sizeable growth; execs say the future holds more for packetized voice

Internap Rolls Up Route Optimizers
News Analysis | 10/8/2003

NetVMG and Sockeye Networks have sold their scraps to Internap, which has a grand vision for IP route optimization

WLAN Issues Exposed
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Voice services and security were among the key concerns at Unstrung's first-ever live show (no tigers allowed!)

Nokia's Flaming Fortunes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Pyromaniacs rejoice! Nokia handsets in explosion shocka!

Kealia Project Raises Questions
News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Networking guru Andy Bechtolsheim isn't ready to talk about his rumored video server project just yet

FastWeb Piles On the Users
News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Italian triple-play service provider has more than doubled its number of customers in the past year

WLAN's Business Bullies
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2003

Unstrung poll shows enterprise users are not going to settle for consumer kit

Luca Martini Leaves Level 3
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Luca Martini has left Level 3 and some suspect he's headed for Cisco

Rambus Case Clouds Standards
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Court case isn't answering questions about how standards bodies should deal with patents

Is Cisco Tuning Into Video?
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Tech guru and Sun founder Andy Bechtolsheim may be behind Cisco's invasion of the video server market

Pedestal Displays DSL Gear
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Startup Pedestal Networks hopes one simple box can solve carriers' DSL distance dilemma

Siemens Eyes Cisco Router
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Jumping Juniper! German vendor rumored to be switching wireless gateway supplier

Siemens Eyes Cisco Router
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2003

German vendor rumored to be switching GGSN supplier

N. American Carriers Cut Capex Again
News Analysis | 10/7/2003

Infonetics report says they've cut spending further this year, but there are signs of renewed health

Grass Roots Fiber Booms
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

Municipal groups and utilities lead the move to fiber-to-the-premises. Here are two contract awards to prove it

NetScreen Snags SSL Leader
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

NetScreen has upped the ante in the VPN market as it announces the acquisition of SSL leader Neoteris

Meru Muddies 802.11e
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2003

Startup says 802.11e extensions for QOS may not be enterprise strength, while standard-bearers downplay claims

Motorola Chip Spin: What's the Plan?
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

The money-losing semiconductor division could go public, but most of the details aren't worked out yet

Boingo VCs Spring for $10M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2003

Wireless LAN aggregator gets more funding to expand into Europe

GSM Wins Iraq Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2003

European-backed standard wins technology fight with unanimous decision

Bandwidth Prices Sinking, Says Report
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

When it comes to carrier pricing of IP bandwidth, there's no bottom in sight, says TeleGeography

ITU Denies Fiscal Cockup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2003

Staff at the ITU are furious at claims of financial mismanagement, calling allegations 'a load of rubbish'

Lantern Deal Lifts RPR
News Analysis | 10/6/2003

Resilient Packet Ring startup is hanging on with a new reseller deal, and carriers are showing interest

Arroyo, Lightcross Join Forces
News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Merged company will be called Arroyo Optics and may concentrate on tunable software provisioning

Motorola Gets Embedded
News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Wants to lead the effort to standardize the embedded computing market, particularly when it comes to telecom

Alcatel Boosts DWDM Counts
News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Alcatel is the latest DWDM vendor to hike bandwidth for carriers, citing an uptick in interest for optical cores

ITU Event Gets 920 Exhibitors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2003

They may not be big names with big stands, but the organizer has attracted more firms than predicted

Adtran Zooms on Growth Hopes
News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Adtran credits its DSLAM sales for improving its third-quarter outlook, stock rockets

Base Stations Sing the Blues
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2003

Doomsayers out in force as base station market takes a battering

TelASIC, PicoChip Cash In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Venture funding of $35M and $17M, respectively, comes to the chip makers targeting cellular base stations

SEC Digging Deeper at Redback
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Feds looking more carefully into deals involving Qwest, Redback, and Redback SVP Joel Arnold

Chip Vendors Vie for Multimode Market
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Molex and Cisco continue backing LX4 technology for 10-Gbit/s Ethernet transceivers

Analysts Chart Extreme Comeback
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Ethernet switch maker looks to rejuvenate itself with a new CFO and wireless switching products

Who's Got GIG-BE Fiber?
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Someone's richer by $250 million... but we may never know who

Video-Over-IP Charges On
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Technical advances are in the news, as well as in reports from Light Reading and Heavy Reading

Check Point Opens Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Firewall stalwart finally lifts lid on European customers

Picolight Adds to 4-Gig Arsenal
News Analysis | 10/2/2003

Picolight adds a 1310nm transceiver to the mix, hoping to fuel longer-reach, 4-Gbit/s SAN applications

Look Before You LEAP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2003

A cautionary tale from a wireless LAN hacker at Unstrung's first-ever live show

AT&T Chief Promises Job Cuts
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

Continues to cut down on operational costs, but faces a tough battle with the Bells on the regulatory front

Cisco/Huawei Lawsuit on Hold
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

Cisco suspends its lawsuit against Huawei, as Chinese equipment maker promises to update products

IPO Market Shows Strength in Q3
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

But companies dependent on carrier capital spending aren't showing up at the dance just yet

Sonera Takes a Portable Hit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2003

Finnish carrier sees churn rate more than double as wireless number portability kicks in

Europe Gets an EDGE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2003

TeliaSonera is planning to launch the Continent's first commercial EDGE network by the end of the year

Salira Gets New CEO
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

Ross Lau, late of Nortel and Qwest, has taken the helm of the Ethernet PON vendor

Schacht Faces Wrinkly Wrath
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2003

No fisticuffs, as ex-CEO Henry Schacht defends Lucent's retiree benefit cuts, saying it's an industry problem

Schacht Faces Retiree Wrath
News Analysis | 10/1/2003

No fisticuffs, as ex-CEO Henry Schacht defends Lucent's retiree benefit cuts, saying it's an industry problem

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