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The Doctor Is IMS
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/26/2007

IMS might not be the techno-panacea telcos were hoping for, but it's still good for what ails them.

Harmonic's Mobile Video Marriage
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/26/2007

Harmonic's Rhozet buy gives it more than 100 transcoding customers

Bharti Profits Continue to Climb
News Analysis | 7/26/2007

Indian mobile operator Bharti beats analysts' expectations with 100% increase in net profits

Kitty Kevorkian
Red Panda | 7/26/2007

Psychic kitty, or grim reaper in furry disguise?

Come On, Pilgrim
The Philter | 7/26/2007

Ed Whitacre wasn't that great

Fat People: Shun Them
Monkey Bidness | 7/26/2007

Obesity is contagious

BT Talks Google, IPTV & Collaboration
News Analysis | 7/26/2007

BT announced decent Q1 results today, but attracted attention with talk of Google, IPTV, and collaborations

Break Out the Cable 'Toys'
The Bauminator | 7/26/2007

Cable advice from Harrah's CEO: Shower your best customers with goodies and perks

Aruba, AlcaLu Team for Enterprise FMC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/26/2007

Partners strengthen their ties to develop a system for securely moving across wireless corporate connections

Comcast Taps Arris for Edge QAM Initiative
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/26/2007

A new edge QAM deal could give Arris a solid foothold in the MSO's switched digital video strategy

Report: IMS Goes From Hero to Zero
News Analysis | 7/26/2007

IPTV is one of several factors that have kept IMS from fully blossoming, a Heavy Reading report finds

Apple Preps for Millionth iPhone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2007

Early investor jitters turn to an after-hours rally as Apple says it will sell 1 million iPhones by the end of September

P2P PEBKAC
Peer Pressure | 7/25/2007

Inadvertent sharing due to ID-Ten-T errors

MSF Offers NGN Seal of Approval
News Analysis | 7/25/2007

The MultiService Forum is implementing an NGN equipment certification scheme to give IP systems a seal of approval

Heated Debate on 700MHz Continues
Wireless Bits | 7/25/2007

But it doesn't look as if Google will get the 'open access' it wants...

Committee: P2P a National Security Threat
News Analysis | 7/25/2007

P2P gets called into Congress again, this time over classified documents found on file sharing networks

Broadband Goes Mainstream
Cable Guy | 7/25/2007

A new study confirms that broadband has gone completely mainstream in the US

Hail to the Chief
Craig's A-List | 7/25/2007

Cisco kicks off its Networkers Live! event

Beloved Pet Is Now Bacon
Red Panda | 7/25/2007

Or... 'Gator the Pig's Really Bad Day'

Rent a Monkey
Monkey Bidness | 7/25/2007

...and annoy the hell out of everybody

V'fone Investors Reject Efficient Demands
News Analysis | 7/25/2007

Vodafone shareholders vote against activist investor John Mayo over the valuable 45% stake in Verizon Wireless

A Void at Vonage
Raynman | 7/25/2007

Where's Brooke Schulz?

MystroTV Revisited
The Bauminator | 7/25/2007

Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes has rekindled the idea of offering 'everything' on-demand, but admits the same barriers remain

FCC Awards, Denies More Box Waivers
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/25/2007

More cable operators have been awarded set-top box waivers by the FCC, though others haven't been so lucky

Italians to Separate
EuroBlog | 7/25/2007

Telecom Italia looks set to do the splits

Skype's Schtick
BroadBananas | 7/25/2007

Apparently there are limits to the 'Unlimited Calling' upgrade for SkypeOut

Physician, Heal Thyself
Monkey Bidness | 7/24/2007

Assault and irony

Doppelgangers
Jonestown | 7/24/2007

Bloggin' double

Bluesocket Buys PingTel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2007

Bluesocket buys its way into the wireless VOIP space

Google's $5B Broadband Bid
Cutting Loose | 7/24/2007

With nearly $5B set aside for a broadband bandwidth bid, its time to start taking Google's wireless ambitions seriously

iPhone Sales Disappoint Apple Watchers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2007

Apple shares fall on iPhone sales news despite a strong wireless quarter for AT&T

TiVo Courts Cable With New HD-DVR
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/24/2007

TiVo's $299 DVR is CableCARD-capable

Tellabs Mum on M&A Talks
News Analysis | 7/24/2007

Tellabs reported its Q2 earnings Tuesday, but the vendor's conference call provided zip on any potential M&A talk

$$ = Consoles + Content
The Philter | 7/24/2007

Why aren't telcos thriving on exclusive content?

AT&T's Wild About Wireless in Q2
News Analysis | 7/24/2007

Continued strength in wireless and BellSouth merger savings fueled another solid quarter from AT&T

Enterprise FMC: Death of the Desk Phone?
LR Mobile Column | 7/24/2007

New approaches to FMC may finally enable enterprises to eliminate the unloved desk phone and put mobile phones in the hands of all their workers.

Beware Falling Appliances
Monkey Bidness | 7/24/2007

Chicken Little had a point

Nokia: It Takes Web 2.0 to Twango
News Analysis | 7/24/2007

Finnish mobile phones giant adds to its Web 2.0 portfolio with the acquisition of Redmond-based file sharing startup Twango

Pants in Low Places
Red Panda | 7/24/2007

Belt sales are set to skyrocket

Web Video Cheat Sheet
The Philter | 7/24/2007

A new, improved video sharing guide

Intellon Plugs Into IPO Market
News Analysis | 7/24/2007

Riding the IPTV boom, the $34M-a-year chip company plans to tap the public market

Amp'd Switches Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2007

Another MVNO bites the dust as Amp'd says it will likely shut US operations by the end of the month

100-GigE, 40-GigE Live in Peace
News Analysis | 7/23/2007

The IEEE Higher Speed Study Group has agreed to develop a dual 40-Gig and 100-Gig Ethernet standard

Corning Gets the Bends
News Analysis | 7/23/2007

Corning has developed a new optical fiber technology that allows fiber to be bent around tight corners with virtually no signal loss

Who's Your MVP?
Column | 7/23/2007

Who will you pick as Person of the Year?

Chris Nabinger, CTO, Masergy
LRTV Interviews | 7/23/2007

Ethernet everywhere is a good thing, according to Chris Nabinger, CTO of Masergy

Redback Raceway
Craig's A-List | 7/23/2007

Grand ambitions come San Jose's way

Is Nokia Siemens Tailing Tellabs?
News Analysis | 7/23/2007

Tellabs' share price is up 8% following talk of a $7B takeover bid from Nokia Siemens, but analysts aren't crazy about the financials

Goon Camp
Monkey Bidness | 7/23/2007

Saskatchewan: The Land of 10,000 Penalty Minutes

Aruba Buys Wireless Security Biz
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/23/2007

Security startup decides to go back to its open-source roots, and Aruba adds more radio security know-how to its portfolio

Analyst: MSOs Too Wary Over Wireless
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/23/2007

North American MSOs are edging their way into the wireless services market but they aren't giving it enough priority, says analyst

Ooma Takes Aim With VOIP Device
News Analysis | 7/23/2007

VOIP startup hopes to grab users with free voice service over a $400 device

Harry Potter & the Unstoppable Torrents
Peer Pressure | 7/23/2007

Wizard latest 'victim' of P2P file sharing

A Random Thought on Nicholas Cage
Jonestown | 7/20/2007

This guy really has been in some godawful tripe over the years

What's in a Name?
Nearpoints | 7/20/2007

I’m no longer sure

Raynman IPO
Raynman | 7/20/2007

The Initial Public Offering of yet another LR blog

Virgin Guns for $506M US IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/20/2007

Virgin Mobile USA now says it wants to raise $400 million more than previously stated in its US IPO

Airvana Makes $58M in IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/20/2007

CDMA vendor prices IPO below initially planned price range, shares flip-flop in after hours

The Ad Race
Craig's A-List | 7/20/2007

Routers meet Madison Avenue, and everyone's happy so far

Motorola Seals Up Terayon
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/20/2007

The book closes on one of the cable industry's most colorful and controversial vendors

Spice Makes Tasty Market Debut
News Analysis | 7/20/2007

Indian mobile operator's share price gains as much as 46 percent in its IPO

Cable's All-Upset Over All-Digital
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/20/2007

US cable pressure groups say the FCC's digital TV transition proposal is absurd and expensive

Witch's Brew
Monkey Bidness | 7/20/2007

Grounds for prosecution

Femtocell Startup Pockets $25M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/20/2007

UbiquiSys has landed $25 million from a group of investors as it prepares for mass production of its home base stations

Google Pledges $4.6B for Spectrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/20/2007

Search giant says it will meet FCC reserve for prime 700MHz wireless broadband if its 'open access' conditions are met

Google Invests in 3G Startup
News Analysis | 7/20/2007

Google adds to its broadband access technology investments by joining the B round funding of femtocell startup Ubiquisys

Ikanos Joins GPON Arms Race
News Analysis | 7/20/2007

The VDSL chip vendor plans to build gateways for big fish like Verizon and France Telecom

Henry Nicholas, Party Animal?
Craig's A-List | 7/19/2007

Suddenly, stock options are the least of his problems

Turn On Your Leading Light
News Analysis | 7/19/2007

Enter the Leading Lights today. Finalists to be announced on October 19. Reader's Choice submissions due August 10

Clearwire & Sprint Team on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2007

Sprint and Clearwire will work together to deploy mobile WiMax in the US

First Post!
Peer Pressure | 7/19/2007

Oh Lord, what hath LR wrought?

Leave It to Beaver!
Red Panda | 7/19/2007

Police say, 'Don't Fear the Beaver'

Set-Top Switch Could Soften Moto's 2H
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/19/2007

Cable's rapid prep for the integrated security ban could affect Moto margins

Vodafone CEO Seeks Cheap Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2007

Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin is excited about femtocells, but he wants them at rock-bottom prices that won't excite vendors

Juniper Shows Growth (& Potential) in Q2
News Analysis | 7/19/2007

Driven by new products, the router manufacturer's momentum should continue, say analysts

Verizon Biz Net Promotes Caring, Not Sharing
News Analysis | 7/19/2007

Verizon Business's new optical network delivers up to 440 Gbit/s via either Sonet, DWDM, or Ethernet

Green Light for Google Rival
EuroBlog | 7/19/2007

EC has OK'd funding for a Google rival

Moto: Hello Zero
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2007

With EPS close to nothing, Moto's slumping handset sales drag down the networking giant

Avici: Going Out on a High
News Analysis | 7/19/2007

Avici, which is quitting the core router sector, sees its stock jump 28 percent in pre-market trading after raising guidance

Top 11 of 2007, So Far
The Philter | 7/19/2007

Our most popular stories this year

Reding Riles Mobile TV Players
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2007

European Commissioner Viviane Reding riles mobile TV players by encouraging the use of DVB-H

AT&T's Foggy FMC Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2007

BlackBerry FMC support prompts questions on AT&T's strategy

A $110 Paperweight
The Bauminator | 7/18/2007

Congrats to eBay buyer 'legendofgame'! You just wasted some hard-earned ducats on a CableCARD that probably won't do jack

BT Sells PBT-Based Backhaul Service
News Analysis | 7/18/2007

BT will use PBT-based Ethernet service to backhaul T-Mobile UK's wireless traffic as part of a major five-year deal

Charlotte's Flaming Web
Red Panda | 7/18/2007

Spiders save in Saginaw

Charter Takes Video to the Web
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/18/2007

Charter's new customer Web portal is placing a heavier emphasis on streaming video content

Goodbye, i-mode... Hello, iPhone?
EuroBlog | 7/18/2007

O2 UK and Telstra have killed their i-mode service

French WiMax & Japanese Speed
Wireless Bits | 7/18/2007

France pilots mobile WiMax and Japan tests LTE

Huawei M&A Rumor
The Philter | 7/18/2007

One source says Huawei is looking at Carrier Access

E-911 Proving Essential
BroadBananas | 7/18/2007

Cable's decision to support E-911 out of the gate has been vindicated once again

Ericsson Scores $2B at Bharti
News Analysis | 7/18/2007

Ericsson signs its largest ever network expansion contract with India's Bharti

Myopic Monkey Thievery
Monkey Bidness | 7/18/2007

Hey. We're not insured for eyecare

CDNetworks Pushes Into US
News Analysis | 7/18/2007

Korea's largest content delivery network looks to make a splash in the US market

RIM Goes WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2007

RIM delivers its first WiFi-enabled cellphone

Nortel Wins Dakota PBT Contract
News Analysis | 7/17/2007

The Canadian vendor scores another contract win for Provider Backbone Transport from Dakota Carrier Network

Air Power
Nearpoints | 7/17/2007

Should I move out of the way?

Google's Mobile Content Plans
Jonestown | 7/17/2007

Will carriers be happy with a Google mobile content payment system?

Ericsson Cements IMS Credentials
News Analysis | 7/17/2007

Two deals with Vodafone, most notably a single-supplier contract in Germany, solidify Ericsson's position as IMS front runner

CEA Continues CableCARD Fight
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/17/2007

The Consumer Electronics Association and US cable's top lobbying arm are clashing again over downloadable conditional access systems

Nuvio Picks Through SunRocket Debris
News Analysis | 7/17/2007

Nuvio offers a 'safe landing' for SunRocket customers

The Femto Sell?
Cutting Loose | 7/17/2007

What we don't know yet about home base stations

Yipes! Here Comes a Spending Spree
News Analysis | 7/17/2007

Yipes CEO John Scanlon is expecting a $200 million investment from Reliance once the Indian carrier completes its acquisition

Reader's Choice Rules
The Philter | 7/17/2007

The Leading Lights are on again

Truphone Wins Injunction Against T-Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2007

UK court orders T-Mobile to interconnect with mobile VOIP provider Truphone

Catch Me if You Can!
Red Panda | 7/17/2007

Red panda sneers at her captors

Waiver Central
The Bauminator | 7/17/2007

Who got FCC waivers and who did not? Here are the results in bite-sized form

A Rare Taste Treat
Monkey Bidness | 7/17/2007

Endangered snack food

Reding Rattles Regulatory Saber
News Analysis | 7/17/2007

There's talk of a 'super regulator' for the European telecom sector, but is the EC's Viviane Reding just rattling her saber?

McGinn Alert!
EuroBlog | 7/17/2007

Remember Rich McGinn? We do. And he's back

Alien Donut Circle
Monkey Bidness | 7/16/2007

Homer: the 21C fertility symbol

Cracked in Athens
Jonestown | 7/16/2007

Its all Greek to me

Verizon Creates New CTO Position
News Analysis | 7/16/2007

Dick Lynch is being named the new CTO of all of Verizon Communications

Is AT&T Putting Out Femto Feelers?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2007

The No. 1 cellular operator in the US is said to be latest to put out RFP for home base stations

Vendors Offer Super SIP Bundle for SMBs
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/16/2007

A vendor bundle may kick-start cable's entry into the SMB voice market

Grouper Gets Battered, Fried
The Philter | 7/16/2007

Users don't generate good content

40 GigE Could End Standards Spat
News Analysis | 7/16/2007

IEEE study group could propose a joint 40-Gigabit and 100-Gigabit Ethernet standard

Help the Aged
EuroBlog | 7/16/2007

Mobile phones for the elderly user. I SAID, MOBILE PHONES... oh never mind...

Reliance Bags Yipes for $300M
News Analysis | 7/16/2007

Indian giant strikes $300M deal to buy Ethernet services pioneer Yipes with plans to boost coverage in US and globally

Verizon's Share Price Boomerang
News Analysis | 7/16/2007

A report of a possible $160B bid by Vodafone for Verizon added $14B to the US carrier's capitalization in pre-market trading Monday

As the RS-DVR World Turns
The Bauminator | 7/16/2007

Another party has chimed in on the Cablevision RS-DVR debate, arguing that an appeal court agrees with an earlier, unfavorable ruling

Verizon Set-Top RFP Could Be Worth Billions
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/13/2007

Winners could be in line for a 26.5 million set-top contract, and give telco a path toward complying with FCC ban on integrated security boxes

Genband Streamlines Exec Team
News Analysis | 7/13/2007

Amid a flurry of promotions, four members of the company's management team, including its COO and CTO, have stepped down

The UI Problem
Nearpoints | 7/13/2007

I’ll show you a gesture…

YouTube Mood Ring
Jonestown | 7/13/2007

Friday's Mood

MTC Revenues Grow 49 Percent
News Analysis | 7/13/2007

MTC, a heavyweight in the Middle East and Africa, reports revenues of $2.77 billion in the first half of the year

Weird WiMax
Jonestown | 7/13/2007

The first wave of strange WiMax ads arrives

Down With Koreoke!
Red Panda | 7/13/2007

Kim crushes enemy scheming

Reliance Shifts Expansion Strategy
News Analysis | 7/13/2007

Its plans for a nationwide GSM network stalled, India's Reliance is building out its regional network and turning back to CDMA

DoCoMo Tests 'Super 3G'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2007

NTT DoCoMo has begun testing of 'Super 3G' technology, or LTE, in its labs, and has started taking proposals from infrastructure vendors

New Circle of Hell Opened
Monkey Bidness | 7/13/2007

And it's filling fast

A Wii Bit Fun
The Philter | 7/12/2007

Wii's so cute. So simple. Could carriers do something with it?

Moto Losing Ground
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2007

Analysts reckon No. 2 handset vendor will be overtaken by rivals

All the Lonely People II
Jonestown | 7/12/2007

A customer service reprise

Nortel Resells Genband Gateways
News Analysis | 7/12/2007

Partnership allows Nortel to migrate carriers from legacy DCO and EWSD switches to VOIP gear

TV Takes Bathroom Break
Red Panda | 7/12/2007

You are safe nowhere

CommScope Gets a Boost
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/12/2007

CommScope shares got a healthy bump Thursday following an analyst upgrade tied to its pending deal for Andrew Corp.

Pizzology
Monkey Bidness | 7/12/2007

More dating for dummies

Up for Bid on eBay: CableCARDs
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/12/2007

You, too, can buy a CableCARD for the low, low price of $139.99. But buyer beware – you may be purchasing what amounts to stolen property

French JV Pushes on With WiMax
News Analysis | 7/12/2007

A French joint venture is pushing ahead with plans to deploy WiMax networks in Paris and the wealthy Southeast region using AlcaLu gear

FT's Paris Protest
EuroBlog | 7/12/2007

Says plans for free WiFi in Paris are illegal

CableLabs Issues FMC Specs
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/12/2007

New fixed/mobile convergence specs detail how voice calls can hop between cellular and WiFi connections using dual-mode handsets

Managed Security: A Hot Ticket for Carriers
News Analysis | 7/12/2007

As carriers look to protect their businesses against industry downturns, could managed security be their security blanket?

Motorola Warns Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2007

Networking giant now says its mobile devices unit won't turn a profit this year

Level 3 Expands CDN
News Analysis | 7/11/2007

Latest acquisition adds video streaming and management to Level 3's content delivery network

Qwest Debuts Its VOD Service
News Analysis | 7/11/2007

As part of a multi-faceted approach to delivering consumer video, Qwest has teamed with Microsoft to deliver a VOD service via Windows Live

Save the Kitties!
Red Panda | 7/11/2007

Meow: That's cat language for, 'don’t eat me'

Broadband Freedom?
Wireless Bits | 7/11/2007

FCC proposals could help reshape the US wireless broadband market

Ericsson Adds to Euro GPON Action
News Analysis | 7/11/2007

Support for GPON is growing in Europe, but the continent looks likely to adopt multiple fiber access strategies

BSNL Expansion Delayed Yet Again
News Analysis | 7/11/2007

BSNL's much-delayed mobile expansion is being held up again, this time by India's new communications minister

Going High-Def
Cable Guy | 7/11/2007

Two new studies show that HDTV fever is sweeping the nation

BigBand Rebounds
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/11/2007

BigBand shares gained back some lost ground in the wake of an analyst's upgrade

Flipping The Bird... On
BroadBananas | 7/11/2007

Will DirecTV's new HD-heavy satellite be the 'Death Star' cable has long feared?

The Important Question
Jonestown | 7/11/2007

What everyone wants to know about the iPhone

Megasoft Bids for Boston Comms
News Analysis | 7/11/2007

India's Megasoft makes a $65 million play for billing services specialist Boston Comms to add to its growing telecom assets

Wind & 3 to Cast Off Masts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2007

Wind and 3 Italia have signed a memorandum of understanding to combine their tower assets and sell them to a third party

Startups See More Cache in Carrier P2P
News Analysis | 7/11/2007

Peer-to-peer traffic is a problem; is caching the solution?

FCC Wants Open Broadband
Jonestown | 7/10/2007

New FCC moves could make the US market more like Europe's

TiVo Shores Up End Run
The Bauminator | 7/10/2007

Ordering movies on the TV screen... Where have I heard of that before?

Bundling Mesh
Cutting Loose | 7/10/2007

Bigger operators getting involved in municipal mesh WiFi could help to give such services a longer lifespan

Lonely, Lonely People
Jonestown | 7/10/2007

Your call will be ignored in the order it was received

Gemstar Sale Could Shake Up IPGs
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/10/2007

A sale of Gemstar-TV Guide International could shake up the interactive program guide market

Preacher Plays Prank
Red Panda | 7/10/2007

Do you believe in magic?

Huawei Wins at TIM
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2007

With wins at Telecom Italia and Vodafone, Huawei is making headway among tier one European mobile operators

7-Eleven: We Really Do Suck
Monkey Bidness | 7/10/2007

Home of the Squishee!

UMass Trusts in VOIP
News Analysis | 7/10/2007

The University of Massachusetts is deploying VOIP using Cedar Point's Safari C3 Multimedia Switching System

OSS Firm Raises $14M
News Analysis | 7/10/2007

OSS vendor Celona lands £7 million ($14 million) as it ramps up to meet demands for telco-specific data migration system

Google to Buy Security Specialist
News Analysis | 7/10/2007

Google has opened its wallet again and laid down $625 million in cash for hosted security specialist Postini

WiFiBerry
Jonestown | 7/9/2007

More eagerly awaited WLAN phones get the green light

Waiver Fallout
The Bauminator | 7/9/2007

The US ban on set-tops with integrated security may have gone into effect, but this story is far from over

AT&T Goes Muni in Riverside
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2007

Ma Bell launches its first WiFi mesh network in California

Blyk Stalls UK Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2007

The launch date for Blyk's UK ad-funded mobile service has slipped as startup gets to grips with business model and being an MVNO

Femto Players Gun for Gateways
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2007

Major vendors such as Nokia Siemens Networks and Alcatel-Lucent are looking to integrate femtocell technology into home gateways

A Palm Time Line
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2007

SEC filings reveal how the PDA pioneer ended up with PE firm Elevation

Report: Identity Crisis Looms for Telcos
News Analysis | 7/6/2007

Telcos could miss out on a revenue opportunity by not deploying identity management offerings quickly enough

Stock Spike Threatens Cablevision Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/6/2007

Cablevision shareholders may be reluctant to approve a deal to take the MSO private following a stock surge

AlcaLu Touts IP Upgrades
News Analysis | 7/6/2007

Fixed-line chief says DPI and policy management features in its edge routers will help in the battle against Cisco and Juniper

BBT Exits Alpha
The Bauminator | 7/6/2007

Beyond Broadband moves closer to a downloadable conditional access system and an 'open' set-top platform

Moto to Take $101M Charge
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/6/2007

Second-quarter job cuts leave Motorola with a $101 million charge

Afghans Bhan Smoking
Monkey Bidness | 7/6/2007

Progress: Taleban nannies

Sandvine Profit Jumps
News Analysis | 7/5/2007

DPI vendor announced record profits on a 171 percent revenue increase

AT&T: We'll Have HD VOD Too
News Analysis | 7/5/2007

AT&T plans to offer an HD VOD service on U-verse. But will its slower FTTN network handle it?

BigBand Shares on Downward Swing
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/5/2007

Nervousness about BigBand's involvement with two big customers – Verizon and Comcast – appears to be contributing to a stock slide recent weeks

Broadband Comes Home
Wireless Bits | 7/5/2007

Femtocells: Wireless broadband – this time it's personal

Father Freakshow
Red Panda | 7/5/2007

Everybody's got a brand

Spirent Loses on Wireless Unit Sale
News Analysis | 7/5/2007

Only 18 months after buying it for $51 million, Spirent sells wireless video quality test business SwissQual for just $3 million

Flags R US Dammit!
Monkey Bidness | 7/5/2007

More vitally important legislation

Vodafone RFP Fuels Femtocells
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2007

Vodafone issued an RFP for femtocells about six months ago and an analyst says it's the one the industry is watching

i Caramba! iPhone Hacked Already
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2007

Researchers find bugs in iPhone browser, Bluetooth, and WiFi connections

IBM Almaden Preps Spinoff
News Analysis | 7/5/2007

Possibly eyeing Internet video, IBM is turning its IceCube storage project into a company

Mixed Fortunes for Test Vendors
News Analysis | 7/5/2007

Radcom slumps, EXFO flies, Spirent speaks out on PBT testing, and more

TEF Let Off the Hook
EuroBlog | 7/4/2007

EC tickles guilty Telefónica with tiny fine

India's Spice Sets IPO Date
News Analysis | 7/4/2007

Regional mobile operator raises $129M from its IPO and is set to begin trading by July 20

More Mideast M&A Mania
News Analysis | 7/4/2007

A review of recent financial activity in the bustling Middle East telecom market

Summer Reading
Craig's A-List | 7/4/2007

It's all torpo and flexo and TCP/IP

iPhone Fever Hits Europe
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/4/2007

Deutsche Telekom's stock gets a boost from a report that its mobile operator T-Mobile has won iPhone distribution rights in Germany

Airvana Plots $83M IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2007

The CDMA maven eyes a Nasdaq float

Got FiOS? Say Goodbye to DSL
News Analysis | 7/3/2007

Verizon's fiber access service leaves cut copper connections in its wake. Should CLECs worry?

Google's Web Convergence
Jonestown | 7/3/2007

Search giant buys GrandCentral in 'one number' play

Silly Season Gets Serious
Cutting Loose | 7/3/2007

Summer is no longer the preserve of lightweight stories about wireless or iPhone fashion pieces

Goddess Demoted
Monkey Bidness | 7/3/2007

Still, it looks good on the resumé

Independence Day Celebration
BroadBananas | 7/3/2007

CEA marked July 1 as sort of an Independence Day for consumers

Google Buys Unified Services Startup
News Analysis | 7/3/2007

Google has acquired California startup GrandCentral Communications

Nokia Siemens Lands $900M India Deal
News Analysis | 7/3/2007

NSN signs contract to expand Bharti Airtel's mobile and fixed networks in a deal worth around $900 million

Flat Is Back: Toward the All-IP Mobile Network
Column | 7/3/2007

Mobile operators worldwide are evaluating how best to adopt a flat, IP-centric network architecture

FT Preps Femtocell RFP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/3/2007

France Telecom issues an RFP for 3G femtocells, but warns that the technology is not yet mature enough for large volume orders

Marvell's Options Drama
News Analysis | 7/3/2007

The chip company got its revised earnings filed, but it appears the process wasn't exactly pretty

Neuf Makes Acquisitions Count
News Analysis | 7/3/2007

Neuf Cegetel's broadband-focused acquisitions have made it second only to France Telecom in its domestic high-speed access market

AT&T to Buy Dobson for $5.1B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2007

Buyout of the nation's third largest operator will bolster AT&T coverage

Flat Is Back: Toward the All-IP Mobile Network
LR Mobile Column | 7/2/2007

Mobile operators worldwide are evaluating how best to adopt a flat, IP-centric network architecture.

ECI Bought Out in $1.2B Deal
News Analysis | 7/2/2007

The optical equipment manufacturer agrees to a buyout price of $10 per share

Mobile Phones Generate Passwords
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2007

New app puts two-factor authentication on handset

Birdie Beat Down
Red Panda | 7/2/2007

Vampire-bird starts trouble at Burger King

MRV Sags on Fiberxon Buy
News Analysis | 7/2/2007

MRV's merger with Fiberxon is done, despite questions looming over Fiberxon's books

Trading Journalism
The Philter | 7/2/2007

Blogging trends have a shilling effect on journalism

Industry Forms Femto Forum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2007

Femto Forum forms to take on standards and marketing for the home base station market

Cisco Field Update
Craig's A-List | 7/2/2007

Do garbage dumps make good neighbors?

Slideshow: C-COR Global IP Summit
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/2/2007

Cable Digital News invaded the third annual C-COR Global IP Summit. Here's visual evidence of our trip to Cannes

Bell Canada Goes Private
News Analysis | 7/2/2007

Bell Canada agrees to be acquired by the Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan in the largest takeover in Canadian history

Carlyle Eyes Virgin
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/2/2007

Reports put possible bid for cable giant by private equity firm Carlyle Partners at up to $11.7 billion before debt considerations

Verizon & Others Get Their Waivers
LR Cable News Analysis | 7/2/2007

Verizon and more than 100 others obtained special waivers Friday, just ahead of the FCC's ban on set-tops with integrated security

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