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A New Year of Digital Media
Contentinople | 12/31/2008

Contentinople wraps up 2008 with its 2009 predictions

2008 Top Ten: Wireless Stories
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/31/2008

There will be WiMax, LTE, maybe even ice cream – no wait, scratch the ice cream – just the year in stories, Unstrung-style

Cisco's New Media Workhorse
The Philter | 12/31/2008

What's not a PC, not a set-top, not an iPod, and not a broadband pipe, but makes life with all the aforementioned even sweeter?

Troubles at TXP?
The Philter | 12/31/2008

The company that took over Siemens's BPON and GPON ONT business needs funding fast

Live! Clothed! Girls!
The Philter | 12/31/2008

This slideshow is safe for work, not that anyone's working today

2008 Top Ten: Quotes
News Analysis | 12/31/2008

Light Reading's quirky comments of the year, culled from our news stories

Dialing for Content
The Philter | 12/30/2008

Why are phone companies losing so many customers so fast?

2008 Top Eleven: Photos
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/30/2008

Sometimes we meticulously structure the visual impact of our photojournalism. Other times we just snap

RIM Sues Motorola Over Hires
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/30/2008

Motorola is trying to keep the BlackBerry maker from hiring fired or soon-to-be fired employees, RIM said in a lawsuit.

2008 Top Five: LRTV Videos
The Philter | 12/30/2008

Our LRTV countdown shows that AlcaLu likes to watch

Top 10 Stories of 2008
Contentinople | 12/29/2008

Contentinople unveils its 10 most-viewed stories for the past year

2008 Top Ten: AlcaLu Drama
News Analysis | 12/29/2008

Where would we be without the two-headed monster that is Alcatel-Lucent? In a far duller world, that's where!

2008 Top Five: LRTV Videos
News Analysis | 12/29/2008

Our top five most-watched LRTV countdown shows that AlcaLu likes to watch

CESR Market Likely Flat in 2009
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/29/2008

While the long-term prospects for carrier Ethernet switch/routers remain strong, the 2009 market will be flat compared to 2008

2008 Top Ten: Comcastic Moments
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/29/2008

A gander at the good, bad, and ugly for the largest cable MSO in the land

Malware Mobilizes
LR Mobile Column | 12/29/2008

Smartphone emergence and popularity has created a new medium that will eventually begin to entice hackers, causing mobile malware

Broadsoft Swallows Sylantro
EuroBlog | 12/29/2008

Broadsoft eats up VoIP system rival Sylantro

MSOs Unite Against Telcos at the Headend
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/29/2008

New specs unify the interactive architectures of Time Warner Cable and Comcast, and could speed the adoption of switched digital video

Getting More Out of Coax
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/24/2008

Spurning expensive fiber, cost-conscious MSOs are looking to leverage their coaxial cable networks for new 'Ethernet over Docsis' services

Woman Bites MSO
The Bauminator | 12/24/2008

Happy Holidays, Comcast! You’re being sued

Now What's Nortel Worth?
The Philter | 12/24/2008

More than $50M less than on Dec. 10

2008 Top Ten: Clearwire Craziness
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/24/2008

2008 will be a year to remember for the young pretender to the mobile broadband throne

2008 Top Ten: Huawei Headlines
News Analysis | 12/24/2008

Check out the year's biggest Huawei stories, and find out how the Chinese vendor seems inextricably linked to Canadian rival Nortel

Consolidation Speculation
The Philter | 12/24/2008

What companies will die in '09?

ComScore vs. Quantcast
Contentinople | 12/23/2008

Two video audience metrics companies face off

CableCARD Update VI
The Bauminator | 12/23/2008

Breaking news! One-way Plug & Play TV sets still aren’t very popular

Cablevision Counters CEA CableCARD Claims
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/23/2008

CEA charged that the MSO's proposed downloadable conditional access system is proprietary and would end reliance on CableCARDs

Scoping Out Scopus
The Bauminator | 12/23/2008

Harmonic exec says decisions about people and products tied to Scopus should be flushed out by the '09 NAB confab

Harmonic Scoops Up Scopus for $51M
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/23/2008

Despite some product overlaps, Harmonic says purchase will give it a leg up internationally and in a range of 'emerging markets' UPDATED 1:20 PM

2008 Top Ten: Tellabs Headlines
News Analysis | 12/23/2008

Tellabs still faces some tough times, but its perseverence in a tough 2008 gives reason for hope

Nortel: M&A Update
EuroBlog | 12/23/2008

The latest informed speculation on Nortel's asset sale(s)

IndiaWatch: Telenor Still Committed
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/23/2008

Telenor says its investment in Unitech Wireless will still happen, plus other news from India

Warner Pulls YouTube Videos
Contentinople | 12/22/2008

Thousands of videos are gone from YouTube, after it failed to work out a renewal with Warner

Economic Chill Hits Telco TV
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/22/2008

Telcos need to increase their TV subscriber base, but the recession may make it difficult to compete on anything but price

Cable Vets Launch VC Firm
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/22/2008

A trio with recent ties to Comcast and Broadbus has launched Genovation Capital, a firm that aims to get new ideas off the ground

Clearwire CEO Claims 'No Doubts' About WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/22/2008

So why did he comment on the option of using LTE just a few days earlier?

Backhaul Chip Firm Raises $10M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/22/2008

System-on-a-chip firm Provigent bags $10M as it gears up to take advantage of the growing microwave backhaul sector

Subsea Cable Cut Update
EuroBlog | 12/22/2008

Repair work has begun on some of the severed cables

2008 Top Ten: Nortel News
News Analysis | 12/22/2008

It's been a year of a few ups and a lot of downs for one of Light Reading's most-featured vendors

Palm Bailout
Jonestown | 12/22/2008

Tis the season

Moto Trims Video Division
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/19/2008

Employees at VoD and switched digital division units get the axe as part of a broader layoff that will affect 3,000 employees

Apple Buys Share of Chipmaker
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/19/2008

Apple is a licensee of Imagination's technology, which could play a bigger role in Apple products in the future as a result of the $4.8 million investment

Subsea Cable Cuts Hit Euro/Asia Route
News Analysis | 12/19/2008

Three subsea cables linking Europe with the Middle East, Africa, and Asia/Pacific have been cut, according to France Telecom

Smell Like a Whopper
Monkey Bidness | 12/19/2008

Life just keeps getting worse

Coupon Clipper Update
The Bauminator | 12/19/2008

With the DTV transition just two months away, roughly three fourths of homes that rely on rabbit ears have requested box coupons

Huawei, ZTE Predict 2009 Growth
News Analysis | 12/19/2008

While traditional Western vendors prepare for a slimmer 2009, Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE expect to get fatter

AlcaLu Seals Asset Sale Deal
EuroBlog | 12/19/2008

Thales stake sale will net AlcaLu €1.57B

MWC: Security Update
EuroBlog | 12/19/2008

Going to Barcelona for MWC? Then read this

RIM Meets Lowered Q3 Expectations
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/18/2008

But holiday cheer buoys shares in after-hours trading

Nortel Shows Single-Slice 100GE
News Analysis | 12/18/2008

The demos keep on coming, this time focusing on a single-wavelength test that arguably bests Ciena's

JDSU: Selling Out?
Craig's A-List | 12/18/2008

Keep Fabrinet on speed dial

Happy Birthday, Adolf
Red Panda | 12/18/2008

You hate to ruin Adolf Hitler's third birthday

French Do Deal on FTTH
EuroBlog | 12/18/2008

Three of France's main FTTH hopefuls have struck an accord

Adaptix Launches IPR Salvo at Clearwire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/18/2008

Vendor fires patent complaint against Clearwire and Sprint, claiming they are infringing its WiMax-related intellectual property rights

Analyst Chops Charter
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/18/2008

Pali's Richard Greenfield cuts MSO to 'neutral' as concerns grow that bankruptcy may be in Charter's future

ActiveVideo Eyes the CE World
The Bauminator | 12/18/2008

Given its track record with a direct-to-MSO strategy, this could offer a complementary path of less resistance

Broadbanders Shoot for $100B Stimulus
News Analysis | 12/18/2008

Lobbyist organizations hope as much as $100B of the proposed $850B government stimulus package goes toward investments in broadband

Cash, Risk & Pain
LR Mobile Column | 12/18/2008

Taking a sober look at the economic downturn and what it means for tech startups and venture capital

Convergence Specialist Banks $17.5M
News Analysis | 12/18/2008

More money for startups that bring the legacy and NGN worlds together as Mavenir fills its boots

MWC: Show & Tell
Wireless Bits | 12/18/2008

Can next February's Mobile World Congress be as big as this year's?

GSMA: Bullish on Barcelona
EuroBlog | 12/18/2008

Organizer reckons the masses will still hit Mobile World Congress

Huawei Sniffing at Set-Top Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/18/2008

Among Huawei's possible points of entry into the US cable market, the Chinese giant is said to be developing a set-top strategy

Sprint Lets WiMax Users Escape From Baltimore
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/17/2008

The operator is going to start selling a dualmode WiMax and CDMA modem next week

Move Moves
Contentinople | 12/17/2008

Move Networks moves beyond the PC

The Adtran Advocate
The Philter | 12/17/2008

In tough economic times, press junkets work

CableLabs Cheers Casa Chassis
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/17/2008

A new carrier-class cable modem termination system from Casa Systems has quietly obtained 'Full' Docsis 3.0 qualification from CableLabs

Is Huawei Moving Closer to Nortel?
News Analysis | 12/17/2008

Local reports from Canada suggest Huawei is about to set up shop just down the road from Nortel's major Ottawa campus

VDSL's Power, Part II
The Philter | 12/17/2008

Green is a subjective color

CEA Chirps at Cablevision Set-Top Request
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/17/2008

Consumer Electronics Association argues that MSO's waiver extention request would end Cablevision's reliance on CableCARD technology

Sticking It to the Fat Man
Monkey Bidness | 12/17/2008

Are there no prisons? Are there no health clubs?

Cable Proposes Digital Transition ‘Quiet Period’
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/16/2008

To help avoid confusion with the broadcast TV transition, a gob of US MSOs volunteer to stop migrating analog channels to digital

Gloves Don't Work
Jonestown | 12/16/2008

Touch-screens in the cold

Nokia Looks to Trim Handset Development Costs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/16/2008

The company is investing in a modular approach to building handsets that it says could cut the cost of developing cellphones by up to 99%

BT Targets Advertising Breakthrough
News Analysis | 12/16/2008

BT prepares to deploy targeted advertising technology from controversial specialist Phorm

Comporium Tests Positive for DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/16/2008

MSO is using simple one-way device from Evolution Broadband to reclaim analog spectrum and pave the path to more hi-def fare

VDSL's Power
The Philter | 12/16/2008

Telcos can be greener without FTTH

Overture Snaps Up Ceterus
News Analysis | 12/16/2008

Two of the Ethernet access equipment brigade are joining forces as their specialist market continues to grow

WorldGate Update
The Bauminator | 12/16/2008

Private investment fund snaps up the bulk of the company that brought us the 'Ojo' videophone

Siemens Pays
Monkey Bidness | 12/16/2008

It's beginning to look a lot like Weihnachten

Ahmed Severs Ties With Sonus
News Analysis | 12/16/2008

End of an era: Former CEO Hassan Ahmed quits as chairman at Sonus

Funai Makes Tru2way Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/16/2008

The company behind brands such as Sylvania, Emerson, and Magnavox is entering the tru2way market with a dual-tuner DVR

Siverge Picks Up Chip Trail
News Analysis | 12/16/2008

A chip startup says it's picked up the thread where PMC-Sierra and others left off

Reality Stock Ratings
The Philter | 12/16/2008

Analysts' ratings are too rigid for these crazy times

Dragon Along
Jonestown | 12/15/2008

Microsoft does iPhone

Infinera Dips After Downgrade
News Analysis | 12/15/2008

Jefferies analyst George Notter cuts back his 2009 projections for Infinera as tough market conditions bite

Lessig's Neutrality
Craig's A-List | 12/15/2008

How to get on his bad side

Wideband by the Pound
The Bauminator | 12/15/2008

Virgin Media has priced its new 50 Mbit/s Docsis 3.0 tier

Clearwire Sets Portland WiMax Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2008

Clearwire to put Portland, Ore., in the 'Clear' on January 6

Zodiac Dials Up EBIF Plans
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/15/2008

ITV specialist looks to gain ground as MSOs deploy enhanced TV apps on legacy Cisco boxes as well as more more advanced tru2way set-tops

IPTV Takes a Blow
TelcoTV Thoughts | 12/15/2008

IP-Prime ceasing operations

Huawei Says Aye, Android in 2009
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2008

Chinese giant plots Google-based smartphone next year

Telstra Dumped From FTTx Project
News Analysis | 12/15/2008

Telstra's bid to build Australia's national broadband network has been thrown out by the government for failing to meet RFP specs

3GPP Pins Down LTE Specs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2008

4G mobile broadband technology LTE passes a major milestone as the specifications meet targets at 3GPP standards body

Palm Nova OS Due Next Month
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/15/2008

With tanking stock and market share waning, Palm is hoping a new operating system will help it mount a comeback

Holiday Cheer From PETA
Monkey Bidness | 12/12/2008

Preaching to the worms

Not the Comfy Pillow!
Jonestown | 12/12/2008

Holiday season brings strange gifts

AlcaLu's New Vision: More Convergence
News Analysis | 12/12/2008

Ben Verwaayen has a dream: to help build networks that blend the creativity of the Web with the reliability of telecom networks

Tru2way TVs Hit Denver
The Bauminator | 12/12/2008

At least that's what the ads say

Ciena: This Ain't No 2001!
News Analysis | 12/12/2008

Ciena CEO Gary Smith says the current slowdown is different from the crippling capex freeze of 2001/2002

The Great Pickle
Monkey Bidness | 12/12/2008

One more depressing problem

Charter Seeking 'Financial Alternatives'
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/12/2008

MSO, buried in more than $20 billion in debt, has called on its financial advisor to help improve its balance sheet

The Perfect Power Storm: Wireless Tower Power Savings & Sustainability
LR Mobile Column | 12/12/2008

A new, more intense focus on power-efficient tower sites is driving vendors to create new technologies to lower power consumption

Sonus Culls Staff
EuroBlog | 12/12/2008

VOIP vendor chops 5% of headcount, more may come

China's 3G Move to Trigger Spending
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2008

License awards imminent, says Ministry, which predicts resulting $29 billion in 3G-related capex in 2009

Mobile Apps Face Uphill Climb
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2008

The industry is just too fragmented and too closed to nurture applications startups, according to panelists at an Ericsson event

Can Ericsson Broker Handset Peace?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2008

The company has a long-term vision of enabling application dialogues across different cellphone platforms or operating systems

Verwaayen Unveils AlcaLu's New Plan
News Analysis | 12/12/2008

CEO Ben Verwaayen announces his strategy, which includes cuts of 1,000 managerial positions and product line decisions

Bloomberg Signs Sabathia
Monkey Bidness | 12/11/2008

Thank you, taxpayers!

RIM Buys on the Downbeat
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2008

BlackBerry maker bids for Chalk, hard on the heels of hostile takeover plans for Certicom

Time to Make Tier 2/3 Operators a Priority
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/11/2008

Smaller telecom operators may not have the deepest pockets, but optical networking vendors should focus on getting a piece of that pie

TiVo Reveals Comcast Tab
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/11/2008

TiVo recognized about $10.9M in 'technology revenues' from Comcast during the first nine months of the DVR pioneer's fiscal year

Ericsson in the Valley
Craig's A-List | 12/11/2008

Staking the future on mobile broadband

Comcast Wraps Up '08 Wideband Rollout
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/11/2008

With Baltimore, Chicago, Atlanta, and Fort Wayne, Ind., in tow, MSO hits Docsis 3.0 deployment goal

Fresh Blood at AlcaLu
EuroBlog | 12/11/2008

Big Ben has added more new faces to his management team

White House Opposes FCC Auction Plan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2008

Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez reveals President Bush's resistance to an auction of 25 megahertz of spectrum in the 2155MHz to 2180MHz band

BCE Demands $1.2B Breakup Fee
News Analysis | 12/11/2008

The $51 billion acquisition of Bell Canada is off, so the Canadian carrier wants its $1.2 billion breakup fee

Slowdown Smacks Ciena
News Analysis | 12/11/2008

Ciena's Q4 financials worse than expected as the 'challenging macroeconomic and industry environment' hits sales

Economic Bright Spot
Monkey Bidness | 12/10/2008

Arena Football League crashes

Now What's Nortel Worth?
Craig's A-List | 12/10/2008

The numbers aren't pretty

Nortel's Not Bankrupt Yet
News Analysis | 12/10/2008

But a mention of the possibility is enough for investors to chop 25 percent off the stock's value

AT&T, Verizon Plot Faster Futures
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/10/2008

Top two US operators are sticking to their guns on wireless data rollouts, even as economic conditions bite

RIM Throws Customers a Curve
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/10/2008

The Curve 8900, launching in Canada and the U.K., is the thinnest-ever BlackBerry with a full QWERTY keyboard

BitTorrent, Oversi Team on P2P
News Analysis | 12/10/2008

BitTorrent and Oversi have joined forces to enable application-aware networking gear that is capable of efficiently routing P2P traffic

Virgin Media Readies 50 Mbit/s Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/10/2008

The 'Ferrari in the fleet' hits the road next week, and 200 Mbit/s could be in its future

Finisar's Even Split
Craig's A-List | 12/10/2008

Fair's fair

Report Slams FCC Chairman
The Bauminator | 12/10/2008

House committee staff report says Kevin Martin manipulated or supressed cable data

Velocix Launches Metro Kit
News Analysis | 12/10/2008

The company is making its caching products generally available to ISPs that are looking to speed up video delivery

What Does a Million Buy You?
TelcoTV Thoughts | 12/10/2008

Maybe some IPTV respect

Nortel's New Chapter
EuroBlog | 12/10/2008

Reportedly looking at its bankruptcy protection options

Finisar Sees Hope
News Analysis | 12/10/2008

The telecom world might be gloomy, but Finisar sees reason to expect an uptick for itself next quarter

Who's Been a Naughty Boy?
EuroBlog | 12/10/2008

Carphone founder quits after breaking stock exchange rules

LR Preps Ethernet Interconnect Demo
News Analysis | 12/10/2008

Light Reading and test lab Iometrix are setting up a live Ethernet service interconnection demo in London next May

AT&T Targets Q2 Femto Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/9/2008

The operator's first metropolitan femtocell deployment appears set for mid-2009

TiVo Gets Netflix Streaming
Contentinople | 12/9/2008

TiVo is added to Netflix's long list of stream partners

AT&T Zeroes In on 1M U-verse Subs
News Analysis | 12/9/2008

Company chief says AT&T will surpass that milestone next week while it mulls the addition of a third 'live' HD stream

DirecTV's Deep Freeze
The Bauminator | 12/9/2008

Satco still bullish on '09 prospects, but halts hiring and non-critical capex projects

Cisco's One Big Architecture
News Analysis | 12/9/2008

Cisco wants to give Web 2.0 the same 'end-to-end' treatment it gave the network

Huawei, NEC Score Orange Femtocell Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/9/2008

Orange plans to launch commercial enterprise femtocell services next year with equipment from Huawei and NEC

Cisco in Translation
Craig's A-List | 12/9/2008

TelePresence is learning to speak

Cablevision Wires Up for Wideband
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/9/2008

Cablevision COO says MSO has upgraded its network for Docsis 3.0 and expects to deploy faster Internet services 'within months'

Swisscom Plans $2.3B FTTx Rollout
News Analysis | 12/9/2008

Swiss incumbent sets out its fiber access strategy and is looking to share its fiber, and its rollout costs, with others

Vodafone Snags Wayfinder
Wireless Bits | 12/9/2008

Operator offers $30M for location-based services

Gearing Up for LTE
Jonestown | 12/8/2008

LTE in the new year

IPTV World Forum 2008: Asia
LRTV Documentaries | 12/8/2008

IPTV is a hot services sector in many Asia/Pacific markets, especially Hong Kong, Japan, and Taiwan, where some of the world's most experienced telco TV players are taking service developments to the next level. And then, of course, there's the massive opportunity that is China

Nokia Siemens Braced for Tough 2009
News Analysis | 12/8/2008

Vendor is preparing to deal with an infrastructure market that, it believes, is set to shrink by at least 5% or even more in 2009

Brightcove Gets 90
Contentinople | 12/8/2008

The online video firm's new partner ecosystem includes 90 companies

Ciena Pushes 100-Gig
News Analysis | 12/8/2008

Chalk up another 100-Gbit/s demo, this one showing off a single-wavelength method

Comcast Unleashes Video Probes
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/8/2008

A swarm of video probes could help the MSO intercept problems before customers call to complain about them

Yes, He Still Can
Monkey Bidness | 12/8/2008

Clarence Thomas told to shut up

Comcast's Hi-Def Triple Play
The Bauminator | 12/8/2008

MSO hopes to goose service bundles with three new packages that lump in hi-def services

Google Unlocks Its Handset
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/8/2008

The SIM- and hardware-unlocked G1 is aimed at advanced developers, sports a unique design, and will cost $399

Alvarion Cuts Jobs for Tough Times Ahead
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/8/2008

WiMax vendor Alvarion announced drastic cost cuts, including an 11% workforce reduction, to stay profitable next year

TWC CEO: Cable Sub Growth Still Slowing
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/8/2008

Glenn Britt confirms that the MSO has continued to see the growth of revenue-generating units slow in Q4

Cisco Revs Its Video Engine
News Analysis | 12/8/2008

The MXE 3000 shows just how ambitious Cisco is getting about video in the enterprise sphere

Cisco's Video Blitz
Craig's A-List | 12/8/2008

Here's the TelePresence angle

Cisco's Video Transformation
News Analysis | 12/8/2008

The company's bet on video is so big, it's created a new word for the network

AT&T U-verse Website Outage
The Philter | 12/7/2008

System outage blocks users from getting to account info, paying bills, etc.

Intel Detects More Silicon Photonics
News Analysis | 12/7/2008

After producing modulators and lasers, Intel says it's hit a silicon home run with an avalanche photodiode

Dual Jewel?
Jonestown | 12/5/2008

'Sprint 4G' is coming; Clearwire is developing at least some of the software internally

Sizing Up AT&T's Cuts (and Chops)
News Analysis | 12/5/2008

AT&T's planned cuts could be an indication of a tough year for certain types of equipment vendors

BSkyB Picks Silverlight
Contentinople | 12/5/2008

Microsoft's Silverlight will provide streaming technology for BSkyB's new service

Cable Crunch?
The Bauminator | 12/5/2008

Save for surging competition, slower sub growth, and reduced ARPU and capex, '09 will be great for Comcast and TWC, analyst predicts

Does Cable Really Need Wireless?
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/5/2008

Cable's investment in the Clearwire deal just doesn't add up, according to one analyst

A Clearwire Timeline
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2008

How McCaw and crew got out of Texas and into the 'Clear'

Gartner: Apple Tops Microsoft in Q3
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/4/2008

Gartner's latest smartphone market numbers held good news for Apple, but bad news for the industry as a whole

Cyber Monday Wreaks Havoc
Contentinople | 12/4/2008

Six retail sites experience outages

More Takeaways...
The Bauminator | 12/4/2008

5:15 PM -- From our cable biz conference in NYC

Tracking the HD Wars
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/4/2008

The big cable operators boosted HD programming this year, but they're still lagging behind satellite

Cable's Biz Battle: HFC vs. Fiber
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/4/2008

MSOs weigh which option is best to funnel voice, video, and data services to commercial customers

PCCW: IPTV Demands Innovation
News Analysis | 12/4/2008

IPTV players need to keep refreshing their services, marketing, and technology if they're to succeed, says a PCCW exec

Recycling FiOS
TelcoTV Thoughts | 12/4/2008

FairPoint testing IPTV over old Verizon FiOS properties

Cisco Field Update
Craig's A-List | 12/4/2008

Location, location, location

AT&T to Cut 12,000 Jobs
News Analysis | 12/4/2008

A 4 percent staff cut is in the works as the carrier tries to bring 2009 expenditures below 2008 levels

Capex Watch: Telecom Italia Plans Cuts
News Analysis | 12/4/2008

Italian operator outlines capex cuts for 2009 as part of its new three-year strategy

T Italia Targets IPTV Ramp
EuroBlog | 12/4/2008

Italian giant predicts 400% hike in IPTV subs

Jokes.com Relaunches
Contentinople | 12/3/2008

Comedy Central transforms the site

Huawei Gains Optical Ground in North America
News Analysis | 12/3/2008

The vendor has an optical following among Tier 2 and 3 North American customers, a Heavy Reading report finds

Pirelli Gateways Go Femto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2008

Pirelli Broadband will use Airvana's 3G UMTS femtocells in its home gateways

Slideshow: Cable Business Services Show
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/3/2008

Pics from our Light Reading Live cable event in the Big Apple

Clearwire Crunched!
LR Mobile Column | 12/3/2008

But the WiMax provider still might prove to be a better investment bet than it appears to be right now

RIM Bids for Certicom's Phone Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2008

BlackBerry maker lowers its outlook and launches $53M hostile bid for wireless VPN pioneer Certicom

Nortel Snares LTE Core Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2008

Nortel teams with Hitachi to deliver LTE core network equipment to KDDI in Japan UPDATED 2:30 PM

T Italia Axes 4,000 More
EuroBlog | 12/3/2008

Italian operator deepens job cuts

A Tale of Two MSOs
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/3/2008

Cox and Bresnan aren't comparable in terms of size, but MSOs share a common goal: to snare business service share from the telcos

Clear, Sharp Pain
Jonestown | 12/2/2008

CLWRD shareholders take a downward ride on the WiMax stock roller coaster

Cisco Accused of Antitrust Behavior
News Analysis | 12/2/2008

No, it's not about network dominance. It's about services contracts and software bug fixes

Nokia Beefs Up Map, Messaging Services
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/2/2008

The upgrades continue Nokia's plan to be more than just a cellphone manufacturer

BitTorrent Shuts Store
Contentinople | 12/2/2008

BitTorrent closed its download store last month

Dune's Prospects
Craig's A-List | 12/2/2008

Someone out there wants a 20-chassis router

LTE: The Big Freeze
Jonestown | 12/2/2008

Learning from earlier ratifications

Dude, Where's My Femto?
Jonestown | 12/2/2008

Neither love nor money can buy you a home base station from most of the major carriers in the US

EZchip's Top Customer
Craig's A-List | 12/2/2008

It's still Juniper, at least for now

Nokia's New Touch
Wireless Bits | 12/2/2008

Nokia strikes back with a new touch-screen mobile computer, the N97

Good CDMA News
Wireless Bits | 12/2/2008

AlcaLu wins a chunk of China Telecom's CDMA expansion

Microsoft Kills Its SDP
News Analysis | 12/2/2008

Microsoft hangs an 'end of life' tag on the Connected Services Framework service delivery platform used by the likes of AT&T and BT

Cablevision Seeks Extended Security Waiver
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/2/2008

Cablevision wants the FCC to grant a waiver extension so it can develop a new 'open' downloadable conditional access system from NDS

ACA Backs Cable ONE Hi-Def Box Plan
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/2/2008

Pressure group supports Cable ONE's waiver request for one-way HD boxes, while the Consumer Electronics Association opposes it

Canoe Paddles Out to the Web
The Bauminator | 12/2/2008

Cable's big, advanced ad venture has a Website... but it's clearly a work in progress

TI Dives Into Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2008

Texas Instruments makes a splash in the femtocell market with a new DSP for femtos and reveals existing femtocell customers

Murdoch Bio's Here
Contentinople | 12/1/2008

Rupert Murdoch's bio is all over the Web, TheFeedRoom buys ClearWire, and Virgin Media does its version of a reality show... kind of

Russian Altnet Makes FTTx Plans
News Analysis | 12/1/2008

As other Russian carriers cut their capex, alternative operator TTK lines up $1.5 billion for broadband expansion, including FTTH

Clearwire: We Could Use LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2008

Clearwire CEO says that the WiMax provider could use LTE in years to come if it 'truly becomes a global standard'

More Russian Capex Cuts
EuroBlog | 12/1/2008

Comstar follows trend of capex cuts in Russia

BT Names New CFO
EuroBlog | 12/1/2008

BT makes internal appointment to fill CFO hole

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