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UMA : Next Year's Model?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/31/2006

As carriers push ahead with FMC trials, enterprise users say actual deployments are at least 12 months away

Study: VOIP Quality Getting Worse
News Analysis | 7/31/2006

Network congestion and lack of packet prioritization are hurting VOIP, according to Brix

Birla's Big IDEA for India
News Analysis | 7/31/2006

IDEA Cellular's expansion plans could see it stepping on Reliance's toes as both seek national GSM licenses

Lower Prices Boosting 10-GigE
News Analysis | 7/31/2006

The long awaited 10-GigE growth spurt could be starting, according to the latest Heavy Reading report

Palm Platform in Doubt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/31/2006

In PalmSource dispute, Treo-maker faces questions about the future of its OS

Cutting Edge Chocolate
Jonestown | 7/31/2006

New musical phones may show you the way to enterprise cellular broadband services

BT Stumbles Into Video World
News Analysis | 7/31/2006

BT preempts its IPTV package with a Hollywood movie download service, but it's shaping up to be a late show

Loathing in Vegas
Monkey Bidness | 7/31/2006

Where charity's a crime – literally

Light Reading Hits 100K
News Analysis | 7/31/2006

This is document 100,000 – an excuse to rake over some of our more outrageous and amusing stories

TWT Xspeeds Up
News Analysis | 7/28/2006

A $531M acquisition of Xspedius would give Time Warner Telecom a quick boost in its metro coverage

Ruckus Brings Muni WiFi Home
News Analysis | 7/28/2006

The wireless home networking startup makes itself useful by pulling metro WiFi signal indoors

Who's Got Broadband?
Cable Guy | 7/28/2006

The FCC says 42.9 million American homes had some kind of broadband link at the end of 2005. But not all broadband connections are created equally.

Vitesse Outlook Worsens – Even More
News Analysis | 7/28/2006

New management's first conference call with analysts reveals some unattractive numbers, as the stock tumbles 25%

Readers Fly WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/28/2006

A large majority of you are looking forward to inflight WiFi but nearly 50 percent want it to be free

Tech Mahindra to IPO
News Analysis | 7/28/2006

Indian telecom services firm plans its IPO for Aug. 1, raising funds for its expansion as LR reports on Indian outsourcing

Who's Got Broadband?
The Philter | 7/28/2006

Well, what do you mean by that?

Mike Ing, COO, PacketExchange
LRTV Interviews | 7/28/2006

PacketExchange COO Mike Ing on the latest developments in the Internet peering marketplace, from the impact of online gaming to the opportunities provided by VOIP peering. How does the new generation of service providers keep up with their customers ever-changing demands while competing with the likes of BT?

Nokia Trials FMC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/28/2006

Finnish über-vendor goes public with UMA WiFi trial

Infinera Raises Another $110M
News Analysis | 7/28/2006

Hot optical startup raises another $110 million in its seventh round of funding

Will OFDMA Replace CDMA?
Nearpoints | 7/28/2006

An argument that’s not just for geeks anymore

RadiSys to Acquire Convedia for $105M
News Analysis | 7/27/2006

RadiSys says its purchase will improve its chances of selling 'embedded systems' into telecom networks via its OEM partners

Ripe, Readable, Righteous
The Martin Chronicles | 7/27/2006

New technology tells consumers when their melons are ripe

Open, Unwired Design
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/27/2006

New UT Dallas lab promotes collaboration, innovation via wireless network

Cars, Radios & RFID
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/27/2006

Tagging technology spreads its wings with Firetide and friends

Tellabs Guidance Spooks Street
News Analysis | 7/27/2006

Shares get pummeled 16% after less-than-expected guidance casts a pall over an otherwise decent Q2

ECI Drops Despite VDSL2 Coup
News Analysis | 7/27/2006

ECI's stock drops following Q2 results despite a VDSL2 breakthrough at DT, as carrier will pause rollout

Alcatel Joins Verizon PON Party
News Analysis | 7/27/2006

Alcatel takes first chair in Verizon's GPON plans, followed by Motorola and Tellabs

Alcatel Slams Wireless Price War
News Analysis | 7/27/2006

CEO Serge Tchuruk lays into fellow European GSM equipment rivals for dragging down prices, disparaging their 'extravagant' tactics

Fat Chance Diplomacy
Monkey Bidness | 7/27/2006

Winning hearts & minds & customers

EarthLink Ekes Out Net Subscriber Gain
BroadBananas | 7/26/2006

EarthLink Inc. netted a mere 1,000 Internet subscribers during the second quarter as its customer mix continued to shift from dial-up to broadband access.

Netflix Neutrality
BroadBananas | 7/26/2006

Netflix, the most popular high-latency video-on-demand service, continues to ignite the ire of some customers with its "fairness algorithm."

Limelight Lands $130M
News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Despite patent threats and the CEO's legal history, Goldman Sachs can't resist investing in the content delivery company

Shipper Transforms With Wireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Symbol handhelds save time, money for Golden State Overnight's operations

Handsets on Parade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Moto and Nokia ready new models – plus more info on HTC's smartphone plans

Lucent's Russo: Don't Panic!
News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Lucent's CEO says Q3 slump is just a blip; she comes out fighting on the CDMA market and Lucent's IMS engagements

India's Sasken Goes Finnish
News Analysis | 7/26/2006

India-based software and services firm acquires Finland's Botnia Hightech in $45M deal for handset testing

Thank God if You're an Idiot
Red Panda | 7/26/2006

People just keep getting creepier

Sarin Survives
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Vodafone's CEO is re-elected at annual shareholders' meeting but not without a warning shot across his bows

Text in Effect
Jonestown | 7/26/2006

Another application for the humble text message

Lucatel Names More Execs
News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Alcatellers take the tech and corporate strategy roles, while Lucentians are lined up for CMO and CIO

Sarin Survives
News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Vodafone's CEO is re-elected at annual shareholders' meeting but not without a warning shot across his bows

Huawei: File Under Travelogue
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/26/2006

Just sit right back, and you'll hear a tale – a tale of a fateful trip to Huawei HQ in Shenzhen, China

Moto Makes New Friends
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Motorola has new partners in China and India to focus on 3G infrastructure, managed services, and applications

NARUC Tunes Up Termination
News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Regulatory agency aims to end complex rules for call termination with new proposal for the FCC

Netflix Neutrality
The Philter | 7/26/2006

Company is 'throttling' heavy users

Redback in Guidance Guessing Game
News Analysis | 7/26/2006

Redback's numbers look fine, but an 'up' forecast for the third quarter leaves investors and analysts guessing

It's Market Swapping Time
Cable Guy | 7/25/2006

Watch out, America. The nation's two largest MSOs are getting ready to play one of their favorite gamesÑmarket-swapping.

iPod Rumors Swirl
The Martin Chronicles | 7/25/2006

The iPod/phone rumor mill cranks up once again

Moto Makes New Friends
News Analysis | 7/25/2006

Motorola has new partners in China and India to focus on 3G infrastructure, managed services, and applications development

HTC Steps Out of the Shadows
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/25/2006

But is a smartphone a smart move for the world's premier ODM?

Agere Soars on Q3 Earnings
News Analysis | 7/25/2006

The stock jumps more than 20 percent when Q3 profits streak past expectations

Moto Buys VOD Vendor Broadbus
News Analysis | 7/25/2006

Acquisition will give the consumer electronics giant a VOD server vendor to round out its digital video offerings

Tracking the New Treos
Cutting Loose | 7/25/2006

The blogosphere is hot on the trail of the newest, sleekest smartphones

Bad for Them; Good for Us
Nearpoints | 7/25/2006

Welcome to the post-PC era

Market Swapping Time
The Philter | 7/25/2006

Comcast and Time Warner divide the goodies

Force10 Strikes at Sonet
News Analysis | 7/25/2006

A Sonet/SDH blade gives Force10 a way to push deeper into Cisco and Juniper territory

NTL Rolls Out 4-Service Package
News Analysis | 7/25/2006

UK cable giant unveils its response to the rash of 'free' broadband offers with a package of all services

AT&T: We've Got Cash
News Analysis | 7/25/2006

Carrier is feeling flush with bigger profits; plans to buy back $10B in stock and may increase capital spending

Adelphia Deal May Help Three Tech Vendors
Cable Guy | 7/24/2006

Arris, C-COR, and CommScope stand to gain the most because of their product portfolios and positions with Adelphia, Time Warner, and Comcast.

Navy Network Serves Families
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2006

San Diego military housing gets state-of-the-art mesh system

100-Gig Ethernet Takes First Step
News Analysis | 7/24/2006

IEEE standards efforts for 100-Gig Ethernet – or possibly 40-Gig – are officially underway

Calix Picks Up FDN Deal
News Analysis | 7/24/2006

At least 170 Calix C7 access boxes will initially go in the Florida CLEC's central offices, Calix says

Cable Hearts Philter
BroadBananas | 7/24/2006

A Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Inc. report found that incumbent telcos lost 8.8 million lines in 2005 and will lose 6.8 million access lines in 2006.

Adelphia Takeover Helps Threesome
News Analysis | 7/24/2006

Arris, C-COR, and CommScope stand to gain the most from the upcoming takeover

Sequans Scores $24M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2006

French WiMax chipmaker gets its largest funding round yet as it prepares to go mobile

Vodafone CEO Faces Showdown
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/24/2006

The wireless giant's CEO Arun Sarin faces a revolt by some major investors Tuesday at the annual shareholders' meeting

Lucatel Clears Euro Hurdle
News Analysis | 7/24/2006

Europe's competition commission gives Alcatel and Lucent the green light for their merger

Cellular Looks to Converged Access Networks
LR Mobile Column | 7/24/2006

Cellular operators must rethink the role of leased-line transmission as they seek more cost-effective backhaul.

Vodafone CEO Faces Showdown
News Analysis | 7/24/2006

The wireless giant's CEO Arun Sarin faces a revolt by some major investors Tuesday at the annual shareholders' meeting

How to Confuse Your Dog
Monkey Bidness | 7/24/2006

Fish in a barrel, really...

LR Unveils Top Ten New Startups
News Analysis | 7/24/2006

A new Top Ten List: Fresh companies, fresh ideas, and fresh funding

Cable Hearts Philter
The Philter | 7/24/2006

But the RBOCs do not heart cable

Play the Afghan Game
Monkey Bidness | 7/22/2006

Monopoly with high explosives

Motorola Posts Higher Set-Top, Voice Modem Sales
Cable Guy | 7/21/2006

Motorola Inc. has more than Razr cell phones to thank for its huge surge in sales and profits during the spring.

Time-Tested Email
News Analysis | 7/21/2006

Magazine's marketers improve email response rate with 'trusted' class of email that bypasses ISP spam filters

PMC-Sierra Sinks on PON Outlook
News Analysis | 7/21/2006

A pause in PON prospects pulverizes PMC with the Passave revenues going flat; the stock falls 25%

Skype's Fire(wall) Fight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2006

Enterprises seem likely to block cheap, new WiFi phones because they compromise firewall policies

VCs Cash In on Cramer
News Analysis | 7/21/2006

Has Amdocs paid too much in shelling out $375M in cash for an OSS company with about $80 million in revenue?

Emerging Markets Boost Ericsson
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2006

Its latest numbers show the importance of emerging markets and the need to cut costs from the Marconi business

Mozes: Let My People SMS
News Analysis | 7/21/2006

Startup hopes to give people more pretexts for using text messaging, an idea operators surely like

Too Much Throughput?
Nearpoints | 7/21/2006

I'm always amused by statements that contain both 'wireless' and 'too much throughput'

Fun With Evacuation
Monkey Bidness | 7/21/2006

Hot 1-on-1 Lebanese action!

I Heart Cable
The Philter | 7/21/2006

Emerging Markets Boost Ericsson
News Analysis | 7/21/2006

Its latest numbers show the importance of emerging markets and the need to cut costs from the Marconi business

Report: Huawei Grows Up
News Analysis | 7/20/2006

A new Heavy Reading report gives Huawei its props, but sees significant challenges ahead, made tougher by low margins

Moto's Handy Quarter
News Analysis | 7/20/2006

Number two cellphone vendor ships more than 50M units in the second quarter

Wank Week Is Coming
Monkey Bidness | 7/20/2006

Message Monkeys rejoice!

Thrills as Advertised
Red Panda | 7/20/2006

Sometimes you get what you pay for

Moto's Handy Quarter
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/20/2006

Number two cellphone vendor ships over 50M units in the second quarter

10 Myths of IT Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/20/2006

Think you know IT security? Test yourself as Dark Reading debunks some of today's conventional wisdom

Tradeshow Tales
The Philter | 7/20/2006

Why spend $10K to teach us about Ted Stevens?

Avici Rocks 42% on Shock Profit
News Analysis | 7/20/2006

Router vendor has a stellar second quarter and posts a profit of nearly $8 million, sending its stock up 40%

White House Math
Red Panda | 7/20/2006

Counting the costs of war

Juniper Dusts Off Its Eraser
News Analysis | 7/20/2006

The stock-options scandal and a likely goodwill writedown could lead to charges against earnings, the company says

Light Readers See Nortel Staying Single
News Analysis | 7/20/2006

Nearly half of Light Readers said so in our recent poll, and Nortel's new Microsoft alliance may suggest a preferred strategy

CableLabs Equipment Testing Wave Produces Zilch
Cable Guy | 7/19/2006

For only the second time in memory, CableLabs has come up empty after staging a testing round for new cable tech gear.

Concurrent Cuts Staff, Expects Bigger Q4 Loss
Cable Guy | 7/19/2006

It wasn't the happiest of springs for Concurrent Computer Corp.

Gearheads: The Shows Must Not Go On
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

The biggest names in telecom gear say they may refuse to exhibit at both TelecomNext and Globalcomm next year

Security Pros Wrestle With Data Overload
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Security growth is creating a growth market for SIM tools, according to Dark Reading report

Pros Wrestle With Data Overload
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Security growth is creating a growth market for SIM tools, according to Dark Reading report

Bedside Planners
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Mobile technology is helping the transformation in med-school education

FMC: $3.7B by 2009?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Even if it's just a small part of the mobile market, dualmode could mean big numbers, says Infonetics

CableLabs Testing Wave Produces Zilch
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

CableLabs has come up empty after staging a testing round for new cable tech gear

Telstra Outlines Massive OSS Project
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Australian carrier is retooling its back office in an OSS overhaul valued at up to $300 million

BlackBerry Britain
Jonestown | 7/19/2006

RIM heats up in Merrie Olde in the dog days of summer

Heading Off That BlackBerry Disaster
LR Mobile Column | 7/19/2006

Handset-management tools let enterprises remotely configure, police, and even disable company-provided smartphones.

AT&T Hits Homezone
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

The carrier said Wednesday it's launching the new Internet and satellite video bundle in Ohio and San Antonio

Amdocs Snaps Up Cramer
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Billing and CRM player Amdocs agrees to acquire Cramer Systems for $375M

Alltel, Windstream Up After Spinoff
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Shares of Alltel and Windstream rise as Alltel sheds access lines and Valor renames itself

Brats, Beer & Broadband
The Philter | 7/18/2006

Picnic marketing returns!

Infinera Gets Corvis (Sort Of)
News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Corvis, the all-optical company, sees its gear end up in the hands of anti-all-optical startup Infinera

Insider: Enterprise FMC Advances
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Users and operators could both stand to benefit from the onset of fixed/mobile convergence finds the latest Insider

Sky's Free Broadband Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Murdoch's mob takes on fixed and mobile all-comers in the UK with $250M 'free broadband' play

Ix-Nay on the Exmo
The Martin Chronicles | 7/18/2006

Mood-sensing Bluetooth wrist device tells you if Granny is mopey... maybe

Nortel Sees $1B From Microsoft Alliance
News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Partnership with Microsoft gives Nortel a boost as CEO Zafirovski predicts a $1 billion revenues boost

Internet Video Threat Overrated
BroadBananas | 7/18/2006

Mark Cuban says those predicting Internet video will replace traditionally delivered TV are smoking something pungent.

To Outsource or Not?
Cutting Loose | 7/18/2006

As more users latch on to mobile devices and apps, it's a question IT pros have to ask themselves

Pressure Piles on Huawei, ZTE
News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Huawei and ZTE are facing increasing financial and competitive pressures at home and abroad, according to sources

When the Lights Go Out
Nearpoints | 7/18/2006

It looks like metro-scale WiFi may be at a disadvantage in at least one area - reliability during a blackout

Costly Coax
The Philter | 7/18/2006

Who really owns your cable?

LongBoard Hops Video Roaming Wave
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

The IMS application server vendor is set to launch a new video management IMS app built for converged networks

Microdot, Meet Memory Spot
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2006

'RFID on steroids' could add wireless to everyday objects

Airwave & Aruba Look to Legacy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Startups promise management moves for legacy 'fat' APs

Top Ten Mobile Faux Pas
Light Ranting | 7/17/2006

Think twice, don't do it...

Michael O'Hara, GM, Service Provider Business, Microsoft
LRTV Interviews | 7/17/2006

When Michael O'Hara, a guy who has spent most of his career with telecom equipment firms, makes the hop to Microsoft, it's worth asking what he's up to, why he's there, and what he's seeing from inside the software world that might help carriers better plan for new services, like IPTV

Juniper Gets More Redundant
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Its latest edge box, the M120, sports a new chip and an architecture designed for processor redundnacy

Africa Racks Up Mobile Subs
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Africa's mobile market passed the 150M subscriber milestone in Q1 and is set to approach 190M by the end of the year

Africa Racks Up Mobile Subs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Africa's mobile market passed the 150M subscriber milestone in Q1 and is set to approach 190M by the end of the year

Startup Shortage
Column | 7/17/2006

How much user-generated content do we need?

Juniper Kills Its Session Controllers
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

It's discontinuing the standalone Kagoor products it acquired in 2005 in favor of integrating functions in its routers

TV Cabo Taps Cisco for Wideband Rollout
BroadBananas | 7/14/2006

Portugal's largest MSO has tapped Cisco Systems to supply infrastructure for a wideband service rollout of up to 100 Mbit/s.

The Skinny From Yahoo
Nearpoints | 7/14/2006

It may not be fashionable, but the big portal firm's thin email client is the wave of the future

Mind the (Expense) Gap
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Contract infrastructure builder Quanta Services saves big-time with mobile cost management

Broadcom to Restate Earnings
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Some questionable options grants will cause the chip company to restate earnings back to 2000

Riedel's Four Buckets
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

So what exactly does Nortel's chief strategy officer do? He tells LRTV he has four buckets of responsibility

Jajah Touts No Frills Wireless VOIP
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Jajah says its service, which uses the Web to initiate calls among regular landline phones, will soon be available on mobiles

Jajah Touts No Frills Wireless VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Jajah says its service, which uses the Web to initiate calls among regular landline phones, will soon be available on mobiles

Fiber to the Squirrel
The Philter | 7/14/2006

Broadband's enemy is a gliding rodent

Reliance Squeezed by Spectrum Crunch
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

India's largest CDMA carrier could be thwarted by a spectrum shortage as it forges ahead with its GSM network

WiFi in the Islands
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Wayport establishes a Caribbean beachhead by unwiring the Wyndham Nassau Resort

Comcast Halfway Home on VoIP Rollout
BroadBananas | 7/13/2006

Comcast is finally moving at high speed on its IP telephone service rollout, making up for lost time after a slow start.

Cisco, Motorola Vetting VOD
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Cisco and Motorola may be looking to move deeper into the cable and digital video market through acquisitions

Lucent Having Dualmode Difficulty?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Sources say AT&T is testing IMS gear from other vendors as its main integrator, Lucent, struggles with dualmode calling

Lucent Having Dualmode Difficulty?
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Sources say AT&T is testing IMS gear from other vendors as its main integrator, Lucent, struggles with dualmode calling

Inside Lucatel: Quigley's Not Mad at Pat
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Alcatel COO Mike Quigley says it was his idea to give Lucent's Pat Russo the CEO role at a merged Alcatel/Lucent

Good Wins on RIM Turf
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Vendor claims it's better positioned to exploit smartphone growth than RIM

Tekelec Suffers Q1 Slump
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Revenues were down 23% year on year in the troubled firm's first quarter, sending its stock into a tailspin

Turn On Your Leading Light
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Enter the Leading Lights today. Finalists to be announced the week of October 23

Qualcomm's .11n Solution
Nearpoints | 7/12/2006

R&D team produces a high-end WiFi-for-the-home system

Firing on Enterprise Cylinders
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Merged Sparkplug forms one of largest regional wireless ISPs

Stealthy Sagamore Finds Funding
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Broadband access startup has raised $3.5 million in venture capital, but little else is known about the newcomer

Multiple Antennas Key to Mobile B'band
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Mobile operators must deploy multiple antenna-based systems to keep pace

CSI/FBI: Violations, Losses Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Security violations are down, but latest CSI/FBI research shows bigger losses elsewhere

CSI/FBI: Violations, Losses Down
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Security violations are down, but latest research shows bigger losses elsewhere

Home Networking Drives Jungo Win
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Israeli startup says it has won a $4M deal through an OEM partner for a Tier 1 carrier deployment

Device Drivers at Risk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

New Windows vulnerability reveals what could be the next big target for attackers

Ducks of Doom
Red Panda | 7/12/2006

...Fangeroos, and others who missed the Ark

FiOS Fans Unite!
The Philter | 7/12/2006

Today Massachusetts, tomorrow, the world!

Multiple Antennas Key to Mobile Broadband
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Mobile operators must deploy multiple antenna-based systems to keep pace with fixed broadband, finds a new Heavy Reading report

Sycamore Slapped With Options Suit
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Former employee sues Sycamore for wrongful dismissal and makes claims related to the back-dating of stock options

Inhospitable Hospitals
The Philter | 7/12/2006

Why can't hospitals be more like car dealerships?

No Sale
Cutting Loose | 7/11/2006

Your cool idea for highly marketable content may look like a slamdunk but have all the appeal of a headbutt

Lucatel: New Team, Old Faces
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

With their merger getting ever closer, Alcatel and Lucent have found roles for some of their big names – but not all

Tellabs Victorious at Verizon
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Vendor bags a big ROADM equipment deal with Verizon and sets itself up to be a metro WDM contender worldwide

CoreOptics Nabs Another $28M
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Still chipping away at the 40-Gbit/s market, CoreOptics brings its funding total to $68M

Verizon: Paper, Fiber, Copper?
Light Ranting | 7/11/2006

The old economy still drives Verizon's news

Lucent Drags Down Alcatel
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Lucent's profit warning sends Alcatel down more than 5%. Both companies' share price has slumped since the merger announcement

Quigley Steps Down as Lucatel COO
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Alcatel's Mike Quigley will not be the COO of a merged Alcatel and Lucent, as previously announced. Personal reasons are cited

A Prof on Your iPod
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Mobile learning finds its place in university classrooms

Cingular Sued Over AT&T Net
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2006

Legacy TDMA network allowed to degrade, forcing customer upgrades, says class-action filing

Vonage Sued Over Voicemail Patent
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

The VOIP pioneer is slapped with a second patent infringement lawsuit in less than a month; plaintiff is asking for $180 million

More Cash for CacheLogic
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

P2P traffic management specialist raises $20 million as it plans new products to aid video delivery and an assault on North America

Experts: VOIP Attacks Are Tough to Stop
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

A recent VOIP hack is serving as a catalyst for VOIP security efforts, experts say

Spirent Buys Test Partner
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

Test firm makes another niche acquisition, paying up to $16 million for wireless networks partner Scientific Software Engineering

Google Hypometer Update
Light Ranting | 7/10/2006

VOIP holds steady, Scott Kriens goes unnoticed

Hedge Fund Vents on Vitesse
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

In a candid and self-satisfied diatribe, a California hedge fund calls ex-Vitesse executives full of 'hot air' and demands sale

No Draft-N Specification
Nearpoints | 7/10/2006

The rumors ain't true – the Wi-Fi Alliance is maintaining its hands-off policy for Draft-N

George Riedel, Chief Strategy Officer, Nortel Networks
LRTV Interviews | 7/10/2006

In this June 7th interview, Nortel Networks' good-natured chief strategy officer, George Riedel, explains how IMS, IPTV, and WiMax are only first steps to where the company sees its technology opportunities

Verizon FiOS Rollout is Red-Hot
BroadBananas | 7/8/2006

While Verizon is hoping that its FiOS broadband service catches fire with consumers, the Bell needs to be careful for what it wishes.

Measure Your WQ
Monkey Bidness | 7/7/2006

Don't misunderestimate it

Mesh Mash-Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/7/2006

As Tropos readies multi-radio AP, metro networking market hits overdrive

PMC Sags on Earnings Update
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Stock drops 15% after the company forecasts earnings and announces its CFO's pending retirement

Ciena CEO: Watching Infinera
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Ciena's CEO Gary Smith says he's taking Infinera 'very seriously' as his company plans new product developments

Lucatel Staff Face Wage Worries
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Alcatel and Lucent staff face the prospect of post-merger wage cuts in 2008, according to a document filed with the SEC

VOIP Hacker Blues
The Philter | 7/7/2006

How many smokes will $700 buy?

To Google or Not to Google
Monkey Bidness | 7/7/2006

Now it's bona fide

My Notebook Sleeps Around
Nearpoints | 7/7/2006

Well, not mine, but a lot of them do – and they might bring a social disease to your network

Cisco Buys WLAN Security Smarts
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Cisco returns to the security sector, buying software-based secure WLAN access specialist Meetinghouse

CableLabs Cooking Up New OCAP Standard
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

New technical standard for cable-ready TV sets and set-top boxes would enable IP-based multimedia streams to the home

Cisco Buys WLAN Security Smarts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Cisco returns to the security sector, buying software-based secure WLAN access specialist Meetinghouse

Adrian Hobbins, CTO, Exponential-e
LRTV Interviews | 7/7/2006

The CTO of one of the more interesting service providers in Europe, Exponential-e, discusses Ethernet's exponential growth and why the company made a switch from Riverstone to Alcatel

Who's Going to Eat FiberNet?
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

FiberNet wants to scale up, but the CEO says the company's not actively seeking a buyer

An iPod for Dorks?
The Martin Chronicles | 7/6/2006

Microsoft enters the hip music-player space

RIM Targets Hosted Email for SMBs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2006

New version of BlackBerry server targets small, medium-sized businesses

Clearwire Nabs $900M, Nixes IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Clearwire is abandoning its $400M IPO, as it receives a cool $900M in financing from Intel Capital and Motorola Ventures

Clearwire Nabs $900M, Nixes IPO
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Clearwire is abandoning its $400M IPO, as it receives a cool $900M in financing from Intel Capital and Motorola Ventures

Vendors Prep for XML Growth
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

The latest Services Software Insider looks at the growing business possibilities behind XML and SOAs

AudioCodes Takes Netrake
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Media gateway vendor buys session border controller firm for $11 million to flesh out its IMS story

English: Dumb It Down!
Monkey Bidness | 7/6/2006

It's so haaaaaard!

Newport Sinks & Shrinks
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

SBC vendor's share price slumps following trading update that tells of contract delays and tiny revenues

CableCard Failures Spark Spat
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Cable and consumer electronics industries are blaming each other for faulty installations

UK Cable Going Mobile, Like a Virgin
BroadBananas | 7/6/2006

NTL, the UK's largest cable operator, completed its acquisition of Virgin Mobile yesterday. The deal offers a quick way for NTL, a mobile virgin in its own right, to quickly penetrate (pardon the expression) the wireless market.

Vonage Peer Makes a Fine Whine
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

8x8 CEO Martin sends an open letter to investors saying that his company's stock price has suffered unfairly from IPO

World Cup Lookalikes
Light Ranting | 7/5/2006

Recognize somebody?

Palm v RIM Gets Hot
The Martin Chronicles | 7/5/2006

Wall Street starts to get what IT pros are seeing about the new Treos

Marvell Joins Options Fun
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

The chip company becomes the latest under fire for stock-options practices

Mobile WiMax Takes Fixed Field
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

More and more WiMax companies acknowledge that 802.16e – the standard often called 'mobile WiMax' – is in demand for fixed deployments

Mobile WiMax Takes Fixed Field
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2006

More and more WiMax companies acknowledge that 802.16e – the standard often called 'mobile WiMax' – is in demand for fixed deployments

Is That a Cell Phone in Your Pocket?
Cutting Loose | 7/5/2006

The marketing of mobile devices takes a more fashionable and, err... warmer turn

No 'Buy' From Vonage Bankers
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

Citigroup and UBS have initiated coverage on Vonage, and the report cards ain't pretty

Mavenir Converges on $13M
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

Stealth mode startup Mavenir Systems has $13M in its wallet and may have pocketed a senior Alcatel executive

Basil Alwan, President of Alcatel's IP Division
LRTV Interviews | 7/5/2006

Alcatel's Basil Alwan talks about the importance of edge routing technology, market share, and design as carriers scale their networks to include video applications at every level

Citel Raises $15M, Sets for IPO
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

VOIP systems player that offers an alternative to Cisco is set to join London's AIM market next week

Newbies vs. Geeks
Nearpoints | 7/5/2006

The eternal challenge

Security Still Key WLAN Concern
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2006

64 percent of businesses intend to increase WLAN deployment during the next 12 months, according to analyst firm

Transcorp Wins Auction for Ailing Nitel
News Analysis | 7/4/2006

Nigerian conglomerate Transcorp has put in the winning bid for ailing public telco Nitel, offering $750M for a 75% stake

Chunghwa Plans $4B NGN
News Analysis | 7/4/2006

Taiwan's national carrier is set to invest up to $4 billion to migrate to an all-IP network over the next seven years

ZTE Warns on Profits
News Analysis | 7/4/2006

Chinese vendor's stock dips as it warns of lower profits for the first half of 2006

Bell-DBS Alliance Still Means Trouble
Cable Guy | 7/4/2006

Who needs IPTV when you've already got satellite TV? Not Verizon. Nor AT&T nor BellSouth nor Qwest for that matter.

Video Site Cheat Sheet II
The Philter | 7/4/2006

More sites. More info. Same lovable blog

Millicom Abandons Sale, Stock Plunges
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Emerging markets carrier's stock plummets over 25% as it walks away from takeover talks

Europe's Abuzz With Broadband Buyouts
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Speculation is rife about the sale of British broadband assets, while cable operator consolidation in the Netherlands looks likely

Redback in Options Probe
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Redback is the latest telecom vendor to get a call from the authorities concerning its stock option history

Arris, Redback Top Merger Scorecard
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Not atop the list: Tellabs and Nortel, at least by one analyst's reckoning

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