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Docomo Takes Two Tablets for LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/8/2011

NTT Docomo's first two LTE tablets will go on sale early next month in Japan

Euronews: French LTE Auction Good to Go
News Analysis | 9/8/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: French court rejects Iliad's auction appeal, France Telecom snaps up some low-cost debt and Deutsche Telekom extends LTE

ADVA Offers a Cheaper 100G
News Analysis | 9/8/2011

After all the care the industry took to provide a unified 100G front, renegade metro options are starting to pop up

Qualcomm Buys IDT's Video Smarts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/7/2011

Chipmaker is looking to up the ante on HD video quality for Snapdragon-powered smartphones and tablets

Comcast Slots SeaChange Into Video Gateways
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/7/2011

SeaChange's gateway stack wins a coveted spot inside the MSO's upcoming line of hybrid QAM/IP gateways and set-tops UPDATED 5:45 PM

Smartphones Steer Clear of Middle Way
Que Sera Sarah | 9/7/2011

12:00 PM As Motorola brings its LTE Bionic smartphone to Verizon and Huawei launches its first on AT&T, the middle ground is shrinking

Bells, Whistles … and CableCARDs
The Bauminator | 9/7/2011

11:25 AM TiVo's new high-end, digital-only broadband-connected DVR will put the new CableCARD rules to the test

Google May Up the Ante for Hulu
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/7/2011

Also: Rogers banks on its future, TV Everywhere registry pushes ahead, Kabel Deutschland picks multi-screen partners

MegaPath Takes High-Speed Ethernet Nationwide
News Analysis | 9/7/2011

Ethernet-over-copper technology from Adtran will enable MegaPath to offer up to 400 Mbit/s downstream to businesses and cell towers

Carrier Ethernet Access Market Update
Ethernet Exposed | 9/7/2011

7:00 AM The global CEAP market grew about 11% year-over-year, Heavy Reading says

Sprint & T-Mobile? Get Real
Jonestown | 9/7/2011

6:45 AM Sprint doesn't have the cash on hand to afford a merger with T-Mobile, despite continued speculation about the possibility

Euronews: Concern Over UK LTE Auction Plan
News Analysis | 9/7/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: UK regulator admits 4G auction timetable is 'ambitious,' while Orange launches new mobile sub-brand in France

AT&T Could Still Have Options in T-Mobile Bid
Wireless Bits | 9/7/2011

10:15 AM AT&T is reportedly able to lower its bid for T-Mobile

Does Rural America Need a Massive Ma Bell?
Jonestown | 9/6/2011

6:10 PM With the AT&T-T-Mobile merger on rocky ground, I wonder how much the combo would actually benefit rural users in the near future

8x8 Has Lofty Cloud Ambitions
News Analysis | 9/6/2011

Acquisitions and key hires have the hosted VoIP service pioneer positioned to compete with big boys in cloud

Investor to RIM: Sell Something
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2011

Investor says BlackBerry maker would be better able to show returns by selling itself or spinning off its patents

AT&T & T-Mobile: Sprint Sues, DT Confirms $3B Fee
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2011

DT confirms it'll receive a $3B breakup fee if AT&T can't acquire T-Mobile, which is looking more likely as Sprint sues to block the merger

Netflix Goes South
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/6/2011

Also: DirecTV leaves Hulu behind, Dish preps Netflix rival, Liberty gets M&A clearance in Poland, DECE picks test partner

HR Launches Global Ethernet Executive Council
Ethernet Executive Council | 9/6/2011

10:00 AM Heavy Reading unveils new community of service and technology experts shaping the Carrier Ethernet and cloud services markets

Broadcom Takes Its DTA Silicon Global
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/6/2011

Following success in the US, Broadcom designs a new line of Digital Terminal Adapter (DTA) chips tailored for international markets

Mobily Preps LTE TDD Launch
Wireless Bits | 9/6/2011

7:00 AM Saudi operator looks on course for the first mass-market LTE TDD launch

Euronews: DT Fights to Keep AT&T Merger Alive
News Analysis | 9/6/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: Deutsche Telekom prepares to defend the AT&T/T-Mobile merger in court, while there's fun and games in Austria

AT&T/T-Mobile: Nationwide LTE Within 6 Years
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2011

Even if it gets T-Mobile, AT&T gives itself six years to complete 97% US coverage with LTE

Telefonica Restructures, Creates New Units
News Analysis | 9/5/2011

Major changes at Spanish giant include the creation of two new units to exploit new services opportunities and increase global efficiencies

Huawei's Manila MoU
AsiaBlog | 9/5/2011

12:00 PM Strikes agreement for potential business in the Philippines

Tension Builds in India
AsiaBlog | 9/5/2011

9:30 AM It's crunch time in India as key LTE infrastructure announcements, a new national policy and corruption court rulings draw nearer

UK Operators Opt for SyncE Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/5/2011

Synchronous Ethernet is the technology of choice in a major new mobile backhaul deployment being built for UK operators -- and that's good news for Transmode

Euronews: AlcaLu Struggles to Sell Enterprise Biz
News Analysis | 9/5/2011

In today's roundup: AlcaLu said to be in talks over sale of Genesys unit, while UK mobile joint venture backhauls with Virgin Media

MRV Considers Its Exit
News Analysis | 9/2/2011

SEC filing says the company is considering alternatives for its networking business

Finisar Points to Optical Optimism
News Analysis | 9/2/2011

Optical components sales aren't actually good, but Finisar thinks the worst might be over

Consumers Embrace Video Calling, if It's Free
News Analysis | 9/2/2011

Skype, Facebook and Google+ all help build the video chatting trend, even among older consumers, as long as price is right

Did Starz Reject $300M Netflix Offer?
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/2/2011

Also: Netflix CEO downplays Starz loss, judge OKs Comcast-NBCU deal, FCC feels Mediacom's wrath, Apple TV tops OTT box review

OS Watch: Samsung Disses webOS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/2/2011

Samsung will never want HP's OS, Sony Ericsson's not worried about Google, Microsoft gets sued and more in this week's OS rundown

Ericsson Claims AlcaLu IPTV Scalp
News Analysis | 9/2/2011

Ericsson says it has replaced Alcatel-Lucent as the IPTV systems supplier at Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom – and has others in its sights

Don't Fear the Superbox
Research Rewind | 9/2/2011

This week: Why cablecos like IPTV, why telcos prefer hybrid IPTV, and a new showcase for Pyramid's custom research and consulting services

Cloud Watch: It's a VMworld World
News Analysis | 9/2/2011

The pick of the best from the virtualization love-in

AT&T: What It Loses Without T-Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/2/2011

The keyword is capacity for an AT&T that has been buffeted with complaints about dropped calls and poor connections from iPhone fans

Euronews: France Telecom to Sell Euro Assets
News Analysis | 9/2/2011

In today's news: FT plans to sell stakes in Europe as it eyes emerging market opportunities; Everything Everywhere axes six senior execs

Netflix, Starz on the Outs
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/1/2011

With renewal talks scotched, Netflix's streaming deal with Starz will burn out at the end of February

Cellular Resurrection
The Bauminator | 9/1/2011

6:05 PM The possible death of the AT&T/T-Mobile deal may breathe new life into Cablevision's mobile strategy

Shaw Scraps Cellular Plan
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/1/2011

Shaw borrows from Cablevision's Wi-Fi playbook as the Canadian MSO can't justify erecting a cellular network that would cost more than $1B

Google Takes VoD Over the Top in Canada
LR Cable News Analysis | 9/1/2011

Also: Netflix rate hikes go active; Hulu streams into Japan; Cox tops fastest ISP list; Rovi brings adaptive streaming to DivX

India's First LTE Deals
AsiaBlog | 9/1/2011

9:20 AM Sources say the first LTE supply decisions have been made

Mixed Bag for Ciena's Q3
News Analysis | 9/1/2011

Revenues were right at the low end of guidance but margins were much improved, giving the vendor's stock a lift in pre-market trading

Mbit/s to Mars
EuroBlog | 9/1/2011

6:25 AM Fancy a decent broadband connection? Talk to NASA…

Euronews: DT Slumps Following AT&T Bombshell
News Analysis | 9/1/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: Deutsche Telekom shares are down on news of merger block, while things are looking up for France's Iliad

Carriers Face Cloud Resistance
News Analysis | 9/1/2011

Savvis warns telcos that enterprises currently favor commodity cloud offerings -- the challenge is to educate them about value-added alternatives

What Could T-Mobile Do After AT&T?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/1/2011

T-Mobile could double up HSPA+ speeds to 84 Mbit/s, but LTE Advanced and capacity issues could be in the future for the AT&T-less carrier

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