6:00 PM -- Could a judge's ruling on Cablevision's network DVR spell trouble for all DVRs?
Zhone's tiny WDM access platform is said to pack a punch by provisioning five channels in a 1RU box
It's Vegas, baby, for 2008 and 2010. But where will NXTcomm go in 2009 and 2011?
CableLabs approves an SMC Networks embedded multimedia terminal adapter and a C-COR policy server
AllAboutJazz.com launches a DRM-free store
Concurrent Computer has taken the wraps off an 'open' back office that will interoperate with servers from rival suppliers
Content news ketchup
Reports of a split and a sell-off send shares up more than 4 percent. Such talk is 'premature,' says the carrier
Sinning just got easier...
Telecom NZ takes issue with a Gay
Guess who's headlining Cisco Live
Reports a healthy Q1 with revenues up more than 6%, boosted by wireless, business, and broadband gains
Driven by desire for fixed/mobile convergence, the old all-in-one networking box is being resurrected at the access edge
Spanish giant to spend $3.1B on an indirect 10% stake in Telecom Italia after forming a consortium with Italian companies
Please, tone down the rapture
Operators and vendors stare down option anxiety about mobile backhaul
AT&T shareholders voted this morning on a proposal that would have given them more say on executive compensation
Arcadian Networks, EQO Communications, Vocera Communications, and Limbo 41414 see dollar signs
Bharti Airtel, IDEA Cellular, and MTNL reported strong profit growth this week
It was a busy week in DC, as the FCC made some noise, proposals, and suggestions that could have a profound effect on cable
Some perspective on illegal music downloads
A consortium of carriers is sinking $500 million into a new submarine network to connect Southeast Asia and North America
Sales of high-end routers help boost the company's Q1 results
Edward Whitacre will retire as Chairman and Chief Executive of AT&T on June 3. COO Randall Stephenson will take his place
Do you see in Cheddar Vision?
Bereft of wobbly fun
Big, bad Sony chases YouTube
The company hopes to capitalize on 'explosive growth' in content delivery
Stock jumps more than 8% as test vendor announces restructuring program that will save $43M a year
Joost signed on some big advertising partners for its P2P streaming media service, but doesn't yet know how the ads will pay off
Comcast systems serving parts of Denver and New Jersey are the sites of switched digital video trials
While showing off its MDU capabilities in NYC, Verizon hinted its ONTs are about to be put on a diet
Comcast revenues rocketed 32% to $7.4B in the first quarter, sent higher thanks to new service signups
Believes it can push its share of the CMTS market to 33 percent by 2010
Gap found in Japanese educational system
Counterintuitive Cost Control
Are You There God? It's Me, Lying Thief
As other major vendors suffer, the Swedish juggernaut ups another gear with growth in revenues and profits
DPI vendor has closed a $13 million round of growth funding
Board indecision led to resignation
Now the 'fun' begins
Akamai reported strong Q1 earnings, but the stock fell over 10 percent as investors expected even more
Enters the IPTV market with a new system designed just for heavy-duty video streaming
Social community networks of video
Two firms initiated coverage of BigBand this week, but offered slightly different ratings and stock price targets
The pseudowire startup lands in Carrier Access's hands for just $7.4M cash
You can meet some real dogs online...
VOIP peering and ENUM specialist gets a $12M Series A round and may be looking for acquisitions
It's a seasonal thing...
As WiMax technology shrinks, it could get deployed in a fashion similar to wireless LAN hotspots today
Moto swung a deal earlier this week to snap up Terayon for the somewhat underwhelming price of $140 million
Flash, a storage technology usually reserved for iPods and digital cameras, is starting to gain favor in the world of VOD
Nokia Siemens says the battle for European mobile WiMax contracts is heating up, with several RFPs on the table
The Ethernet Service Provider of the Year Awards for Europe will be announced at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo in London on May 3
Weakness in the giant vendor's GSM and WCDMA business is at the heart of its current revenues problems, analysts say
It seems that the US can't beat the world's best on the pitch or in the game of broadband
Is digital video upstart RGB Networks the next coveted target in the digital video sector? The company says no, it'll IPO
Thoughts on the BlackBerry outage
Homes needed for mini-base stations
VOIP provider can now sign up new customers until after its appeals case is heard
Thought you'd want to know...
The new Google threat?
Arrgh! The health scare that won't die
SMS messaging abuse, or smishing, coming to a phone near you
Tellabs' reported earnings fall 51 percent as access revenues come in lower than expected
AT&T reported strong Q1 earnings on the strength of its wireless service and continued synergies from the BellSouth merger
New requirements for packet-based systems spurs microwave market development
Does your mobile handset lack gravitas?
Current head of BT Global Services, Andy Green, put in charge of two new business units focused on development and deployment of services
Typically, a broadband software vendor press release is the last place to look for a nuanced message
Alcatel-Lucent's first-quarter preliminary results show revenues down 8% and an operating loss of around $350 million
First-quarter earnings come in as expected, but questions linger about Juniper's enterprise business
Bea Arthur in HD: Be afraid
Time Warner marks a shift in broadband operators' attitude to open WiFi
Oplink announced plans to acquire OCP for $170 million
Sprint wants WiMax base stations to get even smaller, Unstrung has learned
Motorola's move for Terayon will flesh out its digital video gear and position it for a battle against Cisco and Arris
One quarter later, and we're up!
'Pardon me, I may have dropped my wallet in your colon'
I started to notice something a bit different about my Comcast interactive program guide in recent weeks
802.11r promises faster and standardized WiFi access point handovers for enterprise FMC services
The French, they are a funny race...
Neuf Cegetel is in exclusive talks to buy French IPTV service provider Club Internet from Deutsche Telekom
As expected, Motorola seals the deal to buy video processing vendor, but at a lower price than expected
R&D in microwave systems is focused on developing common hardware platforms on which multiple products can be implemented.
A photo journey through the darkened halls of broadcast video
AT&T's new core router of choice is Cisco's CRS-1, sources say
Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio was convicted of insider trading
Sources say Motorola has won the Terayon sweepstakes, with official word expected as soon as Monday, April 23
Wireless changes the rules of video journalism – even in the face of horrific events
'I'm so into you...'
The search for video search scores a hit
The search giant is looking for people that can launch 'new hardware products into mass production'
Most organizations house critical data on laptops, USB thumb drives, and iPods, new survey says
Combined worldwide shipments of cable data and voice modems came close to hitting 30 million units for the first time in 2006
Avici's exit from the core routing sector marks the end of an era
Skype hits quarterly revenues of $77 million, but there are signs of increasing competitive pressure in its usage statistics
More support for Ethernet's new poster child
Handset sales drop but gaming and converged devices are on the rise
Operating profits in Nokia's networking division have slumped due to pricing pressure in emerging markets
Microsoft TV paints the big picture
Here's photo evidence of some supporting tech tied to the US cable industry's 'big distraction'
It's not time yet to get radical with IPTV features or revenue models, say panelists at NAB
92 percent of technology professionals on college campuses believe VOIP vendors over-hype benefits
Stock tanks as it throws in the towel in the IP core router market and decides to focus on its Soapstone control plane technology
Austrian incumbent no longer interested in buying a stake in Greek national carrier OTE as part of its regional expansion
Sources say Calix Networks could file for an IPO by the end of this month
We're left with a glowing reminder of the Web 2.0 Expo
Chinese vendor reports net income down 40 percent for 2006, but 2007 is already looking brighter
Hatteras has an exclusive deal to roll out mid-band Ethernet gear in XO Communications metro markets
Citing record shipments, Motorola's modem and set-top division turned in another healthy quarter
Talking IPTV at NAB
British incumbent has spent tens of millions building a test bed to help with customer migration and NGN training
Don't answer the door. It could be your future
Will one small step for Chi-town portend one giant leap for Vyyo?
Motorola's Q1 is as downbeat as expected, and its outlook is for flat growth in Q2
Mobilkom Austria continues its expansion into Eastern Europe, but struggles to drive users to its portal at home
Mesh startup touts 150,000 registered users on new muni network in Singapore
Last week Imagine made a splash by announcing its first integration deal with a VOD equipment vendor
This is so wrong in so many ways
The pieces are starting to fall into place
How WiFi can help... sometimes
Toy cars are a paradigm shift
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin reportedly is seeking a Congressional mandate on à la carte programming
Fiber-friendly Euro analyst joins Merrill Lynch
Widgets, whining, and dining
Pulling for the underdog just might help us all
New high-speed WiFi technology is a hit in the consumer market
Rolls out set-top app that helps customers navigate programming using 'picture-in-picture' video thumbnails
British ISP unveils plans to cover 50 UK towns and cities with WiMax, starting with Manchester in 4Q07
Web 2.0 tries to change the world
US operator is already considering how to provide the best indoor coverage for specific market segments
Is Ivan Seidenberg a Red Sox fan?
What first-quarter slump? Adtran beat the Street with strong revenues and a tax benefit
France Telecom is exporting its successful fixed/mobile convergence service, Unik, and will go head-to-head with BT in the UK
Space routers and down-home audio systems
AT&T has pulled out of talks to take a stake in Olimpia, the firm that holds a controlling interest in Telecom Italia
EU carriers could target overseas roamers to claw back revenues
Web 2.0: Industry or dress code?
Vonage is in talks with Sprint to work out its patent disputes, and one source says a Vonage acquisition is on the table
The start of NAB has fueled an IPTV test-and-measurement news surge, with middleware vendor Kasenna leading the way
Qualcomm buys into mobile WiMax with the purchase of TeleCIS assets
Cable operators appear to be putting Docsis 3.0 deployments on a fast track
European parliamentary committee votes in favor of 70 percent reduction in roaming fees
Ready, set, hop!
Macaques don't do Shakespeare
Denies it has bought triple-play ISP Club Internet
AirTight, Ensequence, Samplify, and Telsima are this week's lucky VC recipients
Former Juniper VP has a new video-related startup called Verivue
A solution to global warming the space crowd could love
BT wants its 21CN vendors to support its Provider Backbone Transport strategy for Ethernet – a move that would boost margins, says BT
Light Reading picks the top ten biggest names and brightest stars in the telecom world
Cable operators really are deploying switched digital video tech
North American cable operators added more than 1 million VOIP subscribers for the third straight time over the fall
Another sausage-related tragedy
Charlie tops the charts
A welcome addition to the Joost lineup: soccer!
One-time matinee idol is world's oldest ape
Too much information?
RIM plots consumer and enterprise course as shares fall on missed revenue expectations
VOD upstart Imagine Communications has notched its first integration deal
CDN provider Akamai acquired P2P delivery specialist Red Swoosh today
Vonage ex-CEO Michael Snyder could get a $1.2 million severance payout, depending on the terms of his dismissal
Another notch in Microsoft's European IPTV bedpost
Defense attorneys close arguments after calling character witnesses but no Nacchio
Timeline for BT's NGN extends to the very last days of 2011, but leading executive says the business case remains intact
US phone companies signed up at least 100,000 more high-speed data subscribers than cable operators last fall
Attackers find fertile ground as wireless devices increase in both popularity and vulnerability
Michael Snyder has stepped down as CEO, as Vonage says it will cut 10 percent of its workforce
He's come unstuck in time
Verizon FTTH news and notes
Cablevision is playing for keeps with its controversial 'Remote Storage' DVR
The utopian dream of municipal broadband doesn't always work perfectly the first time
BlackBerry maker reveals that SEC has formalized its stock grants investigation
Video watermarking products are coming out of the woodwork
Welcome to Light Reading Europe
MP3 Phones are noise pollution!
DPI vendor reported a 121 percent revenue increase in its Q1 earnings release
We were just good friends, I swear it
France Telecom researcher demo'd device driver bug in MadWiFi Linux kernel
Some people take mobile phones too seriously
ECI finds a new partner in Motorola as it strives to break into the North American broadband access market
Still tracking the buzz
Adtran and Tellabs look as if they'll get most of the booty in a Qwest RFP for fiber plant network upgrades
Video distribution hopeful Rinera Networks gets a boost from two VC firms
NextWave's IPWireless buyout could yield hidden treasure
The iPhone isn't even out yet and Palm is already getting jabs in
Dr. Dre's associate may be eyeing P2P
The big question is whether consumers will actually pay something extra for these convergence products
Entropic and RF Magic will merge to create a powerhouse in connected home components
Palm pushes Linux and ducks M&A questions at its analyst day
ZTE and the Datang/Alcatel Shanghai Bell partnership are beneficiaries of a pilot 3G network run by China Mobile
Indian WiMax specialist lands a further $50 million as it capitalizes on broadband wireless interest in India
Tim O'Reilly grabbed some headlines by calling for civility in the blogosphere through the adoption of a 'Blogger's Code of Conduct'
The chip startups say demand for 40-Gbit/s and even 80-Gbit/s linecards begins now
Broadband abounds in the rainy city
Without a silver bullet in the consumer video market, Qwest is using four different approaches to keep cable competitors on their toes
Japan's J:COM is matching competitors speed-for-speed with a service based on pre-Docsis 3.0 Wideband technology
They just don't get it
Don't expect any new Vonage subs to come via its bundling trial with Charter
After $200M in funding over nearly eight years, IPWireless's long bet on time-division duplex technology nets $100M payoff
Next-gen WiFi to dominate by the end of 2007?
PON player, Applied Optoelectronics, closes Series E funding round
Potential breakup gives politicos agita
A federal appeals court has granted Vonage an emergency stay on the injunction, allowing the company to sign up new subscribers
Akimbo opens more distribution Windows
Galumphing down the bunny trail
Certainly not Coca-Cola
U-verse subs up 300 percent
Cellfish, ExtendMedia, Proximetry, and YouMail are this week's VC lovers
GameRail is amassing beta testers for a fiber network intended to eliminate lag in video games
Revisiting the 'macro-merger' question
Charter Communications has turned up a new marketing campaign designed to help worried Vonage customers
Another 'dumb CEO' defense
Judge signed injunction against Vonage and denied the company's request for a 120-day stay
Hoist by its own petard
Consumer device sees deadline slip
The prosecution rests in the trial of ex-CEO Joseph Nacchio, who, it turns out, 'wasn't an email kind of person'
Vendors wrestle to protect emerging services from attacks – without driving cost-conscious customers away
Ever wonder happens to Peeps in a vacuum? (probably not)
Vonage case will see some action tomorrow
Nevermind the iPhone; where's the WiPod?
A new software feature lets the Hammerhead switch become a PBT gateway of sorts
Beating up on Microsoft
So who's NOT interested in a slice of Telecom Italia?
Terayon has cleared an important legal hurdle
Another day in high-tech utopia
Fresh off its penetrating coverage of 3GSM, LRTV's crew travels to the largest wireless show in North America, CTIA, to provide more of the same
Price for shares of softswitch vendor Veraz comes in below the previously stated range, cutting the proceeds to $72M
European researchers have built a Bluetooth sniffer on a $30 USB dongle
British ISP picks Nokia Siemens Networks for its pilot, but analyst doesn't see much future for WiMax in the UK
Don't try to name the kid 'Limp Bizkit'
The vendor has plans to be the next out with a PBT product, a source says
Jeff Baumgartner has taken the helm as editor of Light Reading's Cable Digital News
As expected, the local wireless operator is looking to net $1 billion in its first float
Ridin' the wireless broadband train
Camiant's new video-focused policy platform will face stiff competition
Wedgie picking in the UK just got harder
BT is preparing an update on 21CN – we have our own
Is Paul Reynolds leaving BT?
More M&A activity in the IP test-and-measurement sector is on the horizon, according to a new Light Reading Insider report
Indie film features Cheaters leader
Home gateway penetration is one reason BT's FMC service, Fusion, has failed to take off in the same way as Orange's Unik
AlcaLu says Tropic Networks gives it something special in optical management, but industry observers say there's much more to the deal
Comcast is pouring money into open-source networking, leading a round of financing for Vyatta
Arcwave, a firm that specialized in wireless plant extension gear for cable operators, officially waved good-bye last month.
Consumers are driving all sorts of new applications in the wireless world. Is anybody paying attention?
FCC drops cells on plane discussion
New numbers show the dramatic dip in Alcatel-Lucent's wireless infrastructure division in the fourth quarter of 2006
Familiar gripes about carriers and bit pipes
At CTIA, the next major fault line in the wide-area wireless industry was on display
Unwired in Tibet
The Press is depressing
Keep an eye on Greek outfit ON Telecoms
New players, cooler apps, and cheaper chips are driving a resurgence in the mobile location services market, according to the latest Unstrung Insider
The latest emerging market on Cisco's investment radar is Russia, where the IP giant isn't restricting its investments to tech vendors
Support as an abstract, theoretical concept
A photo overview of last week's components confab
Prosecutors brought more former Qwest executives to the stand, as well as Nacchio's former financial advisor
Your latest alumni report
Will it play in Peoria? Comcast and Insight have agreed to split up a long-standing cable system partnership in the Midwest
Vyyo has started supplying its bandwidth-expanding spectrum overlay equipment to Cox
New joint venture kicks off Day 1 with reduced growth expectations for 2007, handing a big advantage to rival Ericsson, say analysts
Not sure I believe this story
AT&T and América Móvil each plan to buy a stake in the holding company that controls Telecom Italia
Aims to spark revenues with a combination cellphone and high-voltage personal security device