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Ericsson Pulls Bluetooth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/31/2004

Bluetooth Big Daddy abruptly announces end of the line for the standard it fathered

Juniper Gets API Happy
News Analysis | 8/31/2004

A new API lets Juniper's (formerly NetScreen's) SSL VPN work with a whole menu of third-party software

Nokia Takes One From Siemens
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/31/2004

Wins sole-supplier 3G network deal away from German rival following previous ousters

Overseas Sales Boost ZTE
News Analysis | 8/31/2004

Share price leaps as it reports bumper first-half revenues and profits while it plots overseas expansion

Verizon FTTP: Plenty of Exits
News Analysis | 8/31/2004

Verizon's still cranking up the market for its FTTP intiatives, but critics point to some uncertainty

Lessons From the LAN
Column | 8/31/2004

Will Ethernet kill Sonet? History tells us it may not be that simple

Marconi Puts Crescent to Work
News Analysis | 8/31/2004

Uses Crescent technology to develop a range of edge routers, says relationship with Laurel is still strong

Swan Dives Into WAN Acceleration
News Analysis | 8/30/2004

A $15M Series A will fuel the latest venture from Andrew Foss, who once sold the PIX firewall to Cisco

Report: VOIP Growth Won't Benefit All
News Analysis | 8/30/2004

Analyst firm says VOIP's a winner, but the bulk of the market won't likely flow to new-age providers like Vonage, 8x8

C-COR Opts for Optinel
News Analysis | 8/30/2004

Cable equipment company C-COR keeps adding to its packet posse

Aruba Grids Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/30/2004

Startup gets dense with new APs and software

Tried & True? Not for VOIP
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/30/2004

Incumbent vendors may not be the best choice for migration of TDM voice networks to VOIP

AT&T's Marketing-Only Cable VoIP Deals
BroadBananas | 8/27/2004

Last week AT&T announced an agreement with CableLabs to leverage its Go2Broadband MSO service availability database. Despite the hype, it is worth noting that AT&T's cable VoIP deals are nothing more than superficial marketing pacts.

Software Inside
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/27/2004

It's the software inside Intel's latest WLAN chip that makes it interesting

FTTP Bulls Talk Billions
News Analysis | 8/27/2004

Verizon hints at passing more homes, and KMI predicts FTTP's fortunes in 2009

Cisco Debuts the $1M Interface
News Analysis | 8/27/2004

Recently circulated price lists show Cisco breaking $1M for a CRS-1 linecard and a hefty software license

Small-Biz Billions Hit the Road
News Analysis | 8/27/2004

Federal agencies are taking a six-state bus tour to drive interest in a $2B R&D funding agenda for startups

Cisco Reroutes Traffic Management
News Analysis | 8/27/2004

Cisco may put pieces of P-Cube in its routers. Analysts like the idea but competitors aren't so sure

Occam Adds ADSL2+
News Analysis | 8/26/2004

Broadband loop carrier creeps behind competitors with September ship date for new data and POTS blades

Palmchip Targets Wireless NAS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/26/2004

Wireless storage sounds a bit dippy, but a new company is dedicated to making it work

Adaptix Maxes on BWA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/26/2004

Yet another startup jumps on board the WiMax bandwagon

Net2Phone Out2Dry?
News Analysis | 8/26/2004

A contract win for Sprint is an unsettling sign for Net2Phone's cable-MSO ambitions, analyst says

ADC Takes a Hit
News Analysis | 8/26/2004

Krone acquisition has boosted revenues in Q3, but sluggish bottom line sends the stock slipping

Vivato Goes Wide
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/26/2004

Vivato's back with a new look

Mediacom Partners with Sprint on VoIP
BroadBananas | 8/25/2004

U.S. cable operator Mediacom Communications Corp. is partnering with Sprint to support its planned VoIP rollout starting in the first half of 2005.

FTTP Debate Heats Up
News Analysis | 8/25/2004

Competition will drive FTTP forward, say panelists and audience in a Light Reading Webinar

EZchip Dials Back the Speed
News Analysis | 8/25/2004

Chip company says its 10-Gbit/s network processors are doing fine, but the market wants slower chips

Vonage Dials Up $105M
News Analysis | 8/25/2004

VOIP provider aims for new markets and more customers as it raises an enormous funding round

Speakeasy Plots WiMax Move
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/25/2004

Intel cash injection provides catalyst for market entry

Is Microsoft Finally Carrier Grade?
News Analysis | 8/25/2004

With Swisscom trialing its IP TV platform and SBC set to do so, has Bill Gates finally cracked the carrier market?

Cisco Renews Options Parade
News Analysis | 8/24/2004

The printing press is running again at Cisco as employees are granted a total of 162 million stock options

ASIP Connects Quantum Dots
News Analysis | 8/24/2004

Recently acquired subsidiary ThreeFive gets $2.5M to continue research related to better lasers

Fiber's Sticky Wicket
Column | 8/24/2004

For most of us, FTTP’s benefits are just not worth the extra costs

Report: Session Controllers in Demand
News Analysis | 8/24/2004

VOIP gear sales figures show strong demand for media servers and session border controllers, says Infonetics

Fujitsu Readies WiMax Chip
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/24/2004

Vendor looks set for market battle with Intel

Carriers to Cash In on StarHub
News Analysis | 8/24/2004

IPO could raise cash for overseas carrier investors and provide health check of market

Cisco Plucks P-Cube for $200M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/23/2004

Cisco continues building its traffic-management arsenal with the $200M pickup of P-Cube

Cisco Plucks P-Cube for $200M
News Analysis | 8/23/2004

Cisco continues building its traffic-management arsenal with the $200M pickup of P-Cube

P-Cube Exits Top Ten
News Analysis | 8/23/2004

As another company hits liquidity, Light Reading's editors begin work on a new Top Ten Private Companies

Report: More Lucent Cuts Ahead?
News Analysis | 8/23/2004

Further tightening of the reins at Lucent could leave upside for future earnings, says Morgan Keegan report

Spotwave Repeats on Funding
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/23/2004

In-building startup scores further cash injection but keeps schtum on specifics

Sonus: Whew!
News Analysis | 8/23/2004

Stock rockets more than 10 percent as softswitch vendor seeks swift return to Nasdaq

Cisco Reports OSPF Vulnerability
News Analysis | 8/20/2004

Routers running OSPF and some versions of Cisco's IOS may be susceptible to DOS attacks, the company says

Bluesocket's New Broom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2004

After a lengthy search, the startup finally has a new CEO, and it's looking for additional funding

Tekelec Splashes Out Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/20/2004

It's spending $56 million on an OSS firm, but can it hang on to its target's top man for once?

Inside Telcordia's Discord
News Analysis | 8/20/2004

An employee survey reflects sagging morale and increasing distrust in Telcordia management

Tekelec Splashes Out Again
News Analysis | 8/20/2004

It's spending $56 million on an OSS firm, but can it hang on to its target's top man for once?

Sycamore Signs Sprint, Seeks Help
News Analysis | 8/20/2004

Investors encouraged as vendor seeks external help to reinvigorate itself and names Sprint as new customer

Teradiant: Not Dead Yet
News Analysis | 8/19/2004

The traffic-management chip vendor is up for sale but still kicking, contrary to rumors

Will Ciena Change at the Top?
News Analysis | 8/19/2004

Another quarter, another missed target, another step closer to shareholder rebellion

UTStarcom Battles Starent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2004

Files patent infringement suit against wireless router startup UPDATED 8/23

UTStarcom Battles Starent
News Analysis | 8/19/2004

Files patent infringement suit against wireless router startup

Nortel Cuts 3,500 Jobs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2004

Cuts about 10 percent of staff, sacks another 7 execs, looks set to restate at end of September UPDATED 11:45 AM

China Mobile Cheers Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/19/2004

Global suppliers set to benefit from $1 billion capex increase

Nortel Cuts 3,500 Jobs
News Analysis | 8/19/2004

Cuts about 10 percent of staff, sacks another 7 execs, looks set to restate at end of September UPDATED 11:45 AM

Ciena Dips as Losses Widen
News Analysis | 8/19/2004

Losses amount to nearly double the revenues in the second quarter, sending the share price down further

Headcount: Morale Fatale
News Analysis | 8/18/2004

Telcordia survey singes management, Sonus eyes SBC, and Charley hits Florida jobs and phones

Culver City Cuts Loose
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2004

City uses Firetide wireless mesh technology to create a downtown hot zone

Kagoor Goes Cable Crazy
News Analysis | 8/18/2004

Session controller vendor breaks into the MSO market, but a rival says the sector's nothing to get excited about

Tech Cash Slashed? Learn From Google
News Analysis | 8/18/2004

Google's IPO is much smaller than planned, and you can learn from this

WiMax Looks East
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/18/2004

Unstrung Webinar predicts technology will boom in Asia/Pac as a complement to DSL and cable

Euro Megamerger in the Offing
News Analysis | 8/18/2004

Austria's privatization agency considers sale of national incumbent to neighbor Swisscom

Stitt: Sonet's Even More Dead
News Analysis | 8/18/2004

Growth in 10-Gbit/s Ethernet is one more nail in Sonet's coffin, Extreme CEO Gordon Stitt tells an LR Live! audience

NextG Gees Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/17/2004

NextG grabs $35 million to build out a US wireless data network with its own proprietary tech

802.11 Kit Sales Fall
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/17/2004

Overall sales down, but switch market kicks into gear

Teleglobe Launches Bribes Probe
News Analysis | 8/17/2004

International carrier investigates possible unlawful payments made by its recent acquisition, ITXC

Freshly Funded Sentito Values VOIP
News Analysis | 8/17/2004

Discloses two funding rounds and aims for VOIP-focused carriers, with shift away from Class 5 replacement

Huawei Fires Supercomm Snooper
News Analysis | 8/17/2004

Technical engineer caught up in Supercomm brouhaha has been dismissed, Huawei says

Is Huawei Edging Closer to IPO?
News Analysis | 8/17/2004

Business unit restructuring and engagements with investment bankers may be precursor to international IPO

Problems Mount-y Up for Nortel
News Analysis | 8/17/2004

Canada's Royal Mounties add to Nortel's woes by launching a criminal investigation into its financial practices

Riverstone Rolls On
News Analysis | 8/17/2004

Riverstone estimates $12.5M in revenues for Q1 2005, and says it may still be a year away from a Nasdaq listing

UTStarcom Accounts for Errors
News Analysis | 8/16/2004

Company discloses 'control deficiencies' in its accounting machinery

UTStarcom Accounts for Errors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2004

Company discloses 'control deficiencies' in its accounting machinery

EU8 Opportunities
Column | 8/16/2004

Telcos rush to serve the underserved EU8

3Com Swings With Trapeze
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2004

Long-awaited deal will see 3Com rebadge unspecified Trapeze WLAN products

Moto Leans On HP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2004

Outsources development of CDMA and iDEN core networks

Cisco Fires Israel Sales Staff
News Analysis | 8/16/2004

Employees dismissed over alleged discounting discrepancies

Juniper 'Founder' Flees
News Analysis | 8/16/2004

Ashok Krishnamurthi has departed along with ASIC vice president R.K. Anand, sources say UPDATED 8/18 NOON

Can AT&T Stand Alone?
News Analysis | 8/13/2004

As takeover talks surround AT&T, experts list five things the carrier can do to survive on its own

Agility Is Alright, Too
News Analysis | 8/13/2004

CEO says it's inundated with orders for tunable lasers, just like Iolon

VOIP Chases Dallas ISP
News Analysis | 8/13/2004

VOIP Inc. hopes to get cash and customers as it attempts to take over a Texas ISP

NTL's Blocked Vision
News Analysis | 8/13/2004

UK service provider shuts BWA trial. D’oh! Who put that tree there?

802.11n Slapfest Ahead
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2004

Now wait for next year... or the year after... for faster wireless LAN

NTL's Blocked Vision
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/13/2004

UK service provider shuts BWA trial. D’oh! Who put that tree there?

BCN Joins Router Race
News Analysis | 8/12/2004

Router hopeful is quietly building a next-generation box. Is the whole thing a front for Cisco?

Cogent Buys UFO
News Analysis | 8/12/2004

Cogent acquires another upstart carrier as it adds to its facilities and customer base

802.11n Set to Reign
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2004

Unstrung Insider predicts booming market for upcoming high-speed wireless LAN standard

Nasdaq to Delist Sonus
News Analysis | 8/12/2004

Softswitch maker's financial nightmare continues as it gets booted from the world's sexiest tech exchange

LRI: Eastern Europe Boom on Hold
News Analysis | 8/12/2004

It'll happen one day, but many carriers have clamped down on spending right now, says LR Insider report

Inventory Bug Bites Components. Again
News Analysis | 8/11/2004

Following Cisco's earnings report, analysts worry about communications chips and components. Again

Umbrellas in the Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2004

I only network when it rains

Slim's Chance for Troubled Carriers
News Analysis | 8/11/2004

Former Telmex chair Carlos Slim has stakes in MCI and Global Crossing. Is he bargain hunting or empire building?

Nortel Tries On a New Suit
News Analysis | 8/11/2004

Shares of Nortel sink slightly as the company reviews its 28th securities-related lawsuit since March

BSNL Splits GSM Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2004

Nokia and Nortel share monster Indian GSM network expansion deal UPDATED 8/16 9AM

Finisar Buys Again
News Analysis | 8/11/2004

Adds more testing tools to its portfolio for $16M in stock

Cisco's Q4 Not All Smiles
News Analysis | 8/10/2004

Numbers are everything analysts expected, but John Chambers forecasts are a bit of a downer

PacketHop Gets $10M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/10/2004

And signs nesh metworking deal with Nortel

VOIP Carriers Calculate Tap Tariff
News Analysis | 8/10/2004

As the FCC drafts rules for VOIP wiretapping, carriers wonder who'll shoulder the expense

Telcordia: Let’s Split
Column | 8/10/2004

Cut the thing in half, I say!

Celite's Out
News Analysis | 8/10/2004

Austin-based DSL equipment vendor has closed, only a year after bagging $10 million, sources say

ZigBee Ready to Buzz?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/10/2004

Low-power, short-range wireless technology is finally on the verge of official ratification

Avanex Scores Major 'Coup'
News Analysis | 8/10/2004

The company's next president will be Jo Major, who's been hired away from rival JDS Uniphase

Don't Go to War Over .11n
LR Mobile Column | 8/10/2004

Don't Go to War Over .11n
The stakes are high for the next generation of high-speed, high-reliability wireless LAN

Nortel Update May Include Layoffs
News Analysis | 8/9/2004

One analyst says Nortel's business update could include a layoff of up to 5,000 employees

Meru G's Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2004

Startup has 802.11g speed fix that hits the spot UPDATED 8/11 4PM

Analysts See Steady Cisco
News Analysis | 8/9/2004

Analysts expect strong quarterly sales and modest predictions for future growth

Bandwidth9 Goes Chapter 11
News Analysis | 8/9/2004

VCSEL startup that once raised an $80M funding round now files for bankrupcy protection

Airespace Gets the NAC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2004

And the PKC... in a flurry of security announcements from the wireless startup

Airgo Goes Faster With Belkin
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2004

Belkin to use Airgo MIMO chipsets for faster access points

Telecom Bides Time on XFP
News Analysis | 8/9/2004

Most of the XFP interest so far has been from enterprises, while telecom awaits longer-reach modules

Iolon's Alright
News Analysis | 8/6/2004

Says it's got happy customers and lots of cash, but rumors of two other high-profile laser startups are less upbeat

Foundry Loses CTO to F5
News Analysis | 8/6/2004

Foundry Networks waves goodbye to its CTO and a sales VP

WiFi Set to Take Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2004

Unstrung poll suggests inflight wireless LAN services could really fly

AFC's Golden Parachutes
News Analysis | 8/6/2004

Tellabs will pay more than $5M if four key AFC execs quit within 18 months of their company's acquisition

Telcordia With Fries?
News Analysis | 8/6/2004

Light Reading poll respondents think this deal could be a Whopper®

Better News on Internet Backbones
News Analysis | 8/6/2004

ISPs will have to resume spending on international backbones next year, according to Telegeography

What Alcatel Did With Avarox
News Analysis | 8/5/2004

The startup's session border controller has turned up inside an Alcatel 'Session Resource Broker'

No Exit for Airespace
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2004

Airespace CEO stays steady at the helm, with no talk of exits, thank you very much

Jedai Still on Its Feet
News Analysis | 8/5/2004

With fewer than 30 employees and a funding hunt underway, Jedai will keep at it in the Ethernet access space

Google IPO in Doubt
News Analysis | 8/5/2004

Retail indifference and a problem with unregistered shares may jeopardize Google's plans

Emulex Plans 'Modest' Layoff
News Analysis | 8/5/2004

HBA vendor will announce further 'cost containment measures' after disappointing quarter

Navini Nabs Celite CEO
News Analysis | 8/5/2004

Navini executive shuffle continues as it lures Roger Dorf from DSL equipment maker Celite Systems

Navini Nabs Celite CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2004

Navini executive shuffle continues as it lures Roger Dorf from DSL equipment maker Celite Systems

XML: WLAN Managed in Style?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2004

XML could enable more sophisticated wireless LAN management, if vendors get behind it

Tellabs/AFC: The Ever-Shrinking Deal?
News Analysis | 8/4/2004

SEC filings tell an interesting story as the deal size threatens to change for at least the third time

Ciena's Ugly Day
News Analysis | 8/4/2004

Revenue shortfall across the board – including with new acquisition Catena – raises more questions

NTL: Revenues Up, Shares Down
News Analysis | 8/4/2004

NTL proudly reports rising revenues, but shares fall 7.2% in afternoon trading

VPN, Security Services Grow
News Analysis | 8/4/2004

Service providers should take advantage of growing demand for VPNs and security services, says Infonetics

JDSU Grooms Tiny Acquisitions
News Analysis | 8/4/2004

Small startups fueling parts of JDSU's product development could soon be brought into the fold

VOIP 911 Still Trails Wireline
News Analysis | 8/4/2004

E911 services are becoming more popular, but VOIP provider offerings still vary widely

Ciena Warns of Revenue Miss
News Analysis | 8/3/2004

Cites delayed orders and DSL slowdown as a drag on revenue, shares slashed 15% in after-hours trading

Wayport Scores $20M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2004

Startup mumbles something about 'strategic acquisitions' and then clams up

Merger Could Reward AFC's Schofield
News Analysis | 8/3/2004

AFC CEO John Schofield is eligible for a big payout if he quits Tellabs within 18 months of a completed merger

Redback Rolls With Aruba
News Analysis | 8/3/2004

Redback wants to get into the wireless LAN hotspot market with a little help from Aruba

Redback Rolls With Aruba
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2004

Redback wants to get into the wireless LAN hotspot market with a little help from Aruba

Avanex Losses Shrink in Q4
News Analysis | 8/3/2004

Reports big losses, but beats expectations. Swings and roundabouts, innit?

VPLS & the Third Mile
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/3/2004

As triple play is deployed, the focus will shift to the 'third mile' – now a mishmash of protocols, but moving inexorably toward Ethernet and VPLS

VPLS & the Third Mile
Column | 8/3/2004

Want triple-play? Look to the third mile

Polatis Plugs On With Optical Switches
News Analysis | 8/3/2004

UK startup has moved to a bigger fab plant, saying it's seeing more demand for small optical switches

Vonage Spreads the Blame
News Analysis | 8/3/2004

Global Crossing disputes Vonage's claim that its network caused Monday's VOIP service outage

Vitesse Softens XFP Prices
News Analysis | 8/2/2004

Produces new chips to help vendors chase the dream of a $300 10-Gbit/s Ethernet module

Comcast, VOIP Could Win in Cox Deal
News Analysis | 8/2/2004

Taking Cox private may allow it to spend more freely on new technology – and send more investors to Comcast

Is the Tellabs-AFC Deal in Danger?
News Analysis | 8/2/2004

AFC's recent troubles likely won't kill the acquisition, say analysts. But is a repricing likely?

UBS: Capex Shift to Hit Vendors
News Analysis | 8/2/2004

Front-loaded carrier spending could lead to declining sales growth for vendors, says UBS

EV-DO Hits Europe
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/2/2004

Eurotel launches industry’s first EV-DO service based on 450MHz spectrum

BSNL Shares the Wealth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/2/2004

Indian carrier hints at multiple vendor deal for $1 billion GSM project

Agilent Claims Jitter Test Breakthrough
News Analysis | 8/2/2004

Tackles jitter on optical transport networks with new upgrade based on latest standards

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