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Nortel Changes CTO – Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/31/2005

CTO change is once more underway, as Nortel COO Gary Daichendt takes on another Cisco veteran

Nortel Changes CTO – Again
News Analysis | 3/31/2005

CTO change is once more underway, as Nortel COO Gary Daichendt takes on another Cisco veteran

Qwest Raises Bid, Chides MCI Board
News Analysis | 3/31/2005

CEO Notebaert is so angry with MCI's Verizon-leaning board that he raised his offer for the carrier by $450M

Bookham Soars on Nortel News
News Analysis | 3/31/2005

An extra influx of business and the prospect of better prices has Bookham's stock flying today

FTTx Takes EXFO out of the Red
News Analysis | 3/31/2005

Increasing revenues from fiber system test products help EXFO break even for its second quarter

Carriers Jump on OIF Ethernet Demo
Supercomm News Analysis | 3/31/2005

This year's Supercomm plan includes a blockbuster seven-carrier demo of Ethernet signaling capabilities

Verizon Talks Cellular VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/31/2005

Wireless carrier’s CTO awaits EV-DO Rev A technology to deploy mass-market mobile VOIP

802.11 Meshes Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/31/2005

Engineering wonks at the IEEE are set to add new mesh spec to 802.11 alphabet soup

Miss Teen Wordpower
The Philter | 3/31/2005

BT Still Locked in 21CN Talks
News Analysis | 3/31/2005

Misses its self-imposed deadline for awarding initial NGN infrastructure deals as procurement process drags on

Telefònica Close to Czech Mate
News Analysis | 3/31/2005

Submits highest bid in four-way tussle to land majority stake in Czech Republic's national operator

Qwest Won't Qwit on MCI
News Analysis | 3/30/2005

Spurned a second time, the RBOC hires a proxy firm and may make yet another play for MCI

Orange Trials IPWireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/30/2005

Alternative infrastructure vendor scores high-profile test deployment in Lille, France

Insight Picks ARRIS CMTS for VoIP Rollout
BroadBananas | 3/30/2005

ARRIS announced that U.S. cable operator Insight Communications has approved the supplier's Cadant C4 CMTS for use in its VoIP rollout and placed orders for multiple C4 chassis.

Broadband in Europe: Revenue Machine or Trojan Horse?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/30/2005

It's time to stop obsessing about triple play and start developing platforms such as IMS, which offer a better basis on which to build, deploy, support, and charge for new, high-value applications

ENUM Heads for Primetime
News Analysis | 3/30/2005

The growth of VOIP gives a boost to the electronic number mapping standard

Colubris Buys Kiwi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/30/2005

Fresh fruit for rotten radios?

Vonage Hits ISP Resistance
News Analysis | 3/30/2005

Another operator could be trying to stop Vonage VOIP traffic from getting a free ride over its access infrastructure

Broadband in Europe
Column | 3/30/2005

Revenue Machine or Trojan Horse?

Juniper to Acquire Kagoor
News Analysis | 3/29/2005

The surprise pickup of a session border controller could signal a surge of acquisitions in that space

Give or Take a Million
The Philter | 3/29/2005

Analysts See Tellabs Win at BellSouth
News Analysis | 3/29/2005

Incumbency favors Tellabs as analysts report that BellSouth has given it 100% of its fiber-to-the-curb business

And the Winner Is... Verizon!
News Analysis | 3/29/2005

MCI agrees to be acquired by Verizon, shunning a richer offer from Qwest

Airspan Maxes on Voice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/29/2005

Says $8.7M acquisition of ArelNet will enable it to support 802.16 voice services

Qwest to MCI: Decide by April 5
News Analysis | 3/29/2005

Verizon deadline passes but reports say it has sweetened the deal; Qwest gives MCI its own deadline

Gorillas in the Mesh
News Analysis | 3/29/2005

Insider report unpacks the mobile mesh market and finds major players at the gates of this startup paradise

Submarine Market Resurfaces
News Analysis | 3/28/2005

The big bucks aren't there yet, but a resurgence in undersea buildouts is welcome news to component vendors

Force 10 Aims for the Data Center
News Analysis | 3/28/2005

Force 10 unveils its first fixed-configuration switch and targets the 'server edge' of the data center

Reinventing the WLAN Wheel?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/28/2005

WLAN startup Xirrus has 802.11 'God Box' for the enterprise market

Dirty Laundry: The Upstarts
The Philter | 3/28/2005

Luxtera Chases Silicon Photonics
News Analysis | 3/28/2005

Startup puts a 10-Gbit/s modulator into mass-produceable silicon, claiming to one-up Intel

The FCC Plays Musical Chairs
News Analysis | 3/28/2005

Things are chaotic but the people are quiet as the FCC's new chairman settles in

Municipal WiFi Momentum and MSOs
BroadBananas | 3/25/2005

Gorillas in the Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/25/2005

Insider report unpacks the mobile mesh market and finds major players at the gates of this startup paradise

Tellabs Teams With Occam
News Analysis | 3/25/2005

Tellabs invests $2M in Occam and strikes a deal to manufacture and sell its BLC and other technology UPDATED 3/28 4:45 PM

Do Not Pass Go, Bernie
News Analysis | 3/25/2005

Go directly to jail! So say readers after former WorldCom CEO Bernie Ebbers was convicted of fraud last week

Huawei Dampens Deal Talk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/25/2005

Says its remarks about a possible partnership with Lucent or Nortel were misinterpreted

Wireless Mesh on the Comeback Trail
LR Mobile Column | 3/25/2005

Wireless Mesh on the Comeback Trail
A new generation of modular wireless switch/router is reviving mesh networking as a way to rapidly deliver wireless broadband access

Huawei Dampens Deal Talk
News Analysis | 3/25/2005

Says its remarks about a possible partnership with Lucent or Nortel were misinterpreted

Axiom Meets Its Wanadoo
News Analysis | 3/25/2005

OSS startup worming its way into more and more broadband operators' networks, with Wanadoo its latest success

Huawei Heads VOIP Port Parade
News Analysis | 3/25/2005

Dittberner study tags 2004 VOIP gear sales worldwide at $1.2 billion

Founder, CEO... Surgeon?
The Philter | 3/25/2005

Where Next for WLAN?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/24/2005

Now that the Airespace acquisition is done, Unstrung looks at what comes next for the corporate WLAN market

LR Explains IMS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/24/2005

Light Reading's guide to IMS explains the core network technology that’s critical to fixed/mobile convergence

LR Explains IMS
News Analysis | 3/24/2005

Light Reading's guide to IMS explains the core network technology that’s critical to fixed/mobile convergence

Just Plain... Something
The Philter | 3/24/2005

Level 3 Is 'Committed to Europe'
News Analysis | 3/24/2005

Exec says the provider wants to 'play a part' in consolidation of the European services market

Citron: Some Bills Are 'Weirdly Weird'
News Analysis | 3/24/2005

Vonage CEO and VOIP evangelist believes a morass of state regulations could kill the VOIP industry

VPI Blossoms at Bell Canada
News Analysis | 3/24/2005

Design software company takes its battle against overbuilds north of the border

Texas: Vonage 911 Is a Joke
News Analysis | 3/24/2005

Vonage says it was surprised by the Texas Attorney General's lawsuit, but looks forward to settling. Sort of

Ma Bell's VOIP Vacuum
The Philter | 3/24/2005

A Vonage Emergency
The Philter | 3/23/2005

Huawei Talking to Lucent, Nortel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/23/2005

The growing Chinese equipment player wants to head West, but it wants to do so with partners, says China Daily

European Operators Select OSS Suppliers
BroadBananas | 3/23/2005

Two European cable operators, Liwest Kabelmedien of Austria and Cabovis‹o of Portugal, announced operations support system (OSS) software deals with suppliers this month.

Trapeze Swings With Nortel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/23/2005

Wireless LAN startup scores expected OEM deal with Canadian incumbent

M&A Cheat Sheet
Column | 3/23/2005

The dirty little secrets of the big bad deals

Ukrainians Plan IP Explosion
News Analysis | 3/23/2005

National operator Ukrtelecom has built itself an IP network, and has plenty of plans to use it

Report: Huawei Talking to Lucent, Nortel
News Analysis | 3/23/2005

The growing Chinese equipment player wants to head West, but it wants to do so with partners, says China Daily

XConnect Reaches for VOIP Peers
News Analysis | 3/23/2005

London-based VOIP peering service announces partnerships with YAK, iBasis, and NexTone

Transmode, Lumentis Merge
News Analysis | 3/23/2005

Swedish WDM vendors join forces, claiming the move is driven by growth potential and not survival

CyberGuard's M&A Mojo
News Analysis | 3/22/2005

Small firms, such as CyberGuard, are only too willing to jump into the M&A market

Nodes on Saturn
The Philter | 3/22/2005

Level 3 Yanks VOIP Petition
News Analysis | 3/22/2005

Carrier says it pulled its application one day before the FCC's deadline to act because of 'new leadership' appointment

Analysts Mull Chinese Shakeout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/22/2005

China Unicom tipped to sell GSM network to China Telecom as restructuring looms

Leased Line Lament
The Philter | 3/22/2005

Qwest Ain't Too Proud to Beg
News Analysis | 3/22/2005

Qwest says MCI has gone 'dark' on its increased offer. Verizon derides Qwest's bid as work of 'modern fiction'

Skype's Plastic Problems
News Analysis | 3/22/2005

Customers are complaining of credit card denials when paying for the company's SkypeOut service

Aruba Allies With Alcatel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/22/2005

Ooh la la, wireless sloppy seconds with the French vendor for the wireless LAN startup

The Ebbers Sentence: You Decide
News Analysis | 3/21/2005

How tough should former WorldCom chief Bernie Ebbers's punishment be? You tell us

Atheros Gets Into Cellular
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/21/2005

WLAN semiconductor company dives into the cellular world with cheaper chips for China

BT's 21CN Meets Its Skeptics
News Analysis | 3/21/2005

Industry movers and shakers question BT's aggressive 21CN timetable, but the UK carrier insists it's on track

HR Tracks Europe's Need for Speed
News Analysis | 3/21/2005

Heavy Reading report dissects Europe's booming residential broadband market

Huawei, Siemens Push 3G Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/21/2005

Vendors officially launch $100M partnership aimed at TD-SCDMA market UPDATED 03/29

Nortel Details Q3 '04 Loss
News Analysis | 3/21/2005

Friday's long-awaited report shows that Nortel lost $259 million for its quarter ended September 30, 2004

HQ Sale Funds Telcordia Deal
News Analysis | 3/21/2005

Telcordia's new owners sold the OSS firm's headquarters to raise cash for the deal

Adelphia Taps Level 3 as VoIP Partner
BroadBananas | 3/18/2005

Adelphia Communications is up for sale, but the situation has not stopped the MSO from fleshing out interim IP telephone rollout plans.

Nortel Finally Files Q3
News Analysis | 3/18/2005

Troubled vendor will unveil its 3Q04 results after the markets close today, leaving analysts a bone to pick

CTIA in Pictures
News Analysis | 3/18/2005

The CTIA show in New Orleans attracted telecom's heavy hitters and gorgeous gadgets

CTIA in Pictures
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2005

The CTIA show attracted telecom's heavy hitters, gorgeous gadgets, and way too many Joneses

Infineon: 'Just One Word... Plastics!'
News Analysis | 3/18/2005

The company may soon cut what's left of its optics division, leaving only its plastic optical fiber UPDATED 3/18, 3:08 PM

Ericsson Grabs Sprint IMS Win
News Analysis | 3/18/2005

Swedish vendor sneaks out details of surprise high-profile win at CTIA Wireless 2005

France Telecom Trials WiMax
News Analysis | 3/18/2005

European incumbent tests 'pre-WiMax' tech from Aperto, Alvarion, and Redline

France Telecom Trials 802.16
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2005

European incumbent tests 'pre-WiMax' tech from Aperto, Alvarion, and Redline

Ericsson Grabs Sprint IMS Win
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2005

Swedish vendor sneaks out details of surprise high-profile win

Video to the (Wi)Max
The Philter | 3/18/2005

VC Casts Gloom on Telecom Startups
News Analysis | 3/18/2005

Sofinnova says equipment market is not attractive for VCs, but there's money in embedded handset technology

VC Gloomy on Telecom Startups
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2005

Sofinnova says equipment market is not attractive for VCs, but there's money in embedded handset technology

IEEE Picks High-Speed Survivor
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/17/2005

Engineering wonks vote on the underlying specification for the forthcoming 802.11n spec

Opex Hex
The Philter | 3/17/2005

CeBIT in Pictures
News Analysis | 3/17/2005

Forget Ethernet and IMS! The big thing at CeBIT 2005 in Germany was Phone Sox

Wi-LAN Talks Up Recovery
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/17/2005

Outlines vague attempts to ensure future health despite history of serious problems

Qwest Ups MCI Bid to $8.45B
News Analysis | 3/17/2005

MCI to review Qwest's renewed offer, which is about $1.7 billion, or 25%, higher than Verizon's offer

FCC May Allow VOIP Access Charges
News Analysis | 3/17/2005

Sources say the FCC will barely meet its deadline to deny Level 3's forebearance petition

Masergy Scores $45M More
News Analysis | 3/17/2005

Ethernet services provider gets a third funding round and drops hints about upcoming 'forensic' network services

Chip IPOs Almost Ready
News Analysis | 3/17/2005

Ikanos and Wintegra still expect to go public, but a slowed chip market has delayed their plans

India Appeals to Foreign Carriers
News Analysis | 3/17/2005

India raises its overseas investment limit to attract foreign carriers, but not everyone's optimistic about the outcome

CTIA: Wireless Bytes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/16/2005

Mo' gumbo from New Orleans

That's Chairman Kev, to You...
News Analysis | 3/16/2005

Republican Kevin Martin is picked to become the FCC's next chairman

Fast Forward
The Philter | 3/16/2005

Moto's in a Buying Mood
News Analysis | 3/16/2005

Motorola exec says upcoming acquisitions won't necessarily be of the mega-merger variety

Moto's in a Buying Mood
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/16/2005

Motorola exec says upcoming acquisitions won't necessarily be of the mega-merger variety

Irish Broadband Eyes WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/16/2005

Service provider plans nationwide 802.16 launch this year

Thrill Bill
The Philter | 3/16/2005

Ebbers Is Appealing
News Analysis | 3/16/2005

The Ebbers legal team is planning to appeal the guilty verdict against the former WorldCom chief

SEC Charges Former Qwest Execs
News Analysis | 3/16/2005

Joseph Nacchio and eight other former executives accused of 'a multi-faceted fraudulent scheme'

Video May Drive the IP Star
News Analysis | 3/16/2005

As networks and services converge around IP, service providers face choices as to the look of the new network

Heavy Reading Eyeballs VOIP Control
News Analysis | 3/16/2005

New report says softswitch makers have yet to address session border control in their product portfolios

UGC Boasts Strong 2004 Results
Cable Guy | 3/15/2005

Moto Moves on Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Motorola unveils the first fruits of its mesh networks acquisition at the CTIA Show

Big Vendors Sidestep Merger Rumors
News Analysis | 3/15/2005

At CTIA, the world's largest equipment vendors fear competition from China, but have nothing to say about M&A

Big Vendors Coy on Mergers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/15/2005

At CTIA, the world's largest equipment vendors fear competition from China, but have nothing to say about M&A

DoCoMo Delays HSDPA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Analyst note cites technical problems as cause of delay until 2H06

Ebbers: GUILTY!
News Analysis | 3/15/2005

After deliberating for more than a week, a jury finds Bernie Ebbers guilty on all counts of fraud

Sonus Promises, Promises
News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Softswitch vendor is talking up its prospects, but frustration is growing at the lack of detail

Nortel Revs Up CDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Unveils faster acronyms at CTIA Show

Huawei Converges on America
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Chinese vendor rolls out a novel approach to upgrading wireless networks – all part of a major North American push

Huawei Converges on America
News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Chinese vendor rolls out a novel approach to upgrading wireless nets – all part of a major N. American push

Ethernet Makes a CeBIT Splash
News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Atrica, Marconi, and Actelis are among those announcing Ethernet developments at German tradeshow

Session Controllers Stir IPO Interest
News Analysis | 3/15/2005

Session border controller companies may become hot IPO or acquisition prospects in 2005

CTIA: A Wireless Whopper!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2005

Tropos, Boingo, and Blackberry make news at the opening of the New Orleans show

BT Joins WAN Bandwagon
News Analysis | 3/14/2005

BT becomes the latest carrier to extend its Ethernet reach out of the metro area

Telcordia D-Day Approaches
News Analysis | 3/14/2005

The acquisition of Telcordia by two buyout firms looks set to close this week, but at what price?

Bytemobile Swallows ProQuent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2005

Acquisition ends months of speculation surrounding data-services platform startup

Foundry Strikes at the Core
News Analysis | 3/14/2005

Takes another shot at Cisco and Juniper with the aggressively priced NetIron IMR 640 core router

Fiberxon Mulls IPO
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/14/2005

The China-based, US.-incorporated transceiver firm thinks it could go public early in 2006

Headcount: Notes From Naperville
News Analysis | 3/14/2005

Tellabs buries more AFC bods; Juniper and US LEC hit headcount highs; LR's Lucent scoop comes home to roost

Source: Anda, Polaris Deal Is Off
News Analysis | 3/11/2005

One source says the engagement is off, and Polaris could face closure if it doesn't find another beau

Convergence Is Coming to CTIA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2005

Mesh and IMS make not-so-strange bedfellows at next week's wireless show

OFC/NFOEC/Photos
Slide Shows | 3/11/2005

Wacky fun ensues when you combine Goofy, the Light Reading staff, and an OFC/NFOEC extravaganza

Battle for MCI Heads to the Wire
News Analysis | 3/11/2005

Less than one week remains for long-distance carrier to choose its suitor

Do Vonage Leadership Claims Ring True?
BroadBananas | 3/11/2005

Reading the latest installment in the long-running series of 'we're the greatest' press releases from Vonage Holdings Corp., it seemed appropriate to run the text through the truth-o-meter.

Airspan Scores on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2005

Unveils 802.16 kit, wins $12M Japanese network contract, and signs high-profile OEM deal

VOIP Parasites Take Heart
News Analysis | 3/11/2005

Carriers and their suppliers lock in on converged services as VOIP's redeeming value

AOL Readying VoIP Service Launch
BroadBananas | 3/10/2005

During a keynote at the Spring VON conference this week, AOL Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Miller announced that the nation's largest ISP would begin rolling IP phone service within 30 days.

No Notch, No Eggs
The Philter | 3/10/2005

NTT Pushes Do-It-Yourself FTTH
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/10/2005

Increased competition and flexible fibers are making NTT think that DIY installation is just around the bend

Avanex Cuts Revenue Forecast
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/10/2005

After suffering skepticism at OFC, Avanex announces losses will widen in Q3

Aruba Plots Open Source
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2005

Startup pushes open-source program as a means of expanding the WLAN switch market

Huawei Lands Deutsche Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2005

Deutsche Telekom is reselling Huawei enterprise routers in Germany, where the vendor claims increasing success

40-Gig Begins Its Ramp
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/10/2005

Talk of 40-Gbit/s makes the rounds at every OFC, but this year there might be real business behind it

Spinning & Grinning at OFC/NFOEC
Column | 3/10/2005

FTTP and garish garnishes adorn this week's activities in Anaheim

Huawei Lands Deutsche Deal
News Analysis | 3/10/2005

Deutsche Telekom is reselling Huawei enterprise routers in Germany, where the vendor claims increasing success

BT, Reuters in $3B Pact
News Analysis | 3/10/2005

BT buys Reuters' global network and lands $3 billion deal to provide the media firm with global services

Cisco's WiFi Flight Plan
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Document suggests three-stage integration process for Airespace tech

Cisco's WiFi Flight Plan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Document suggests three-stage integration process for Airespace tech

Regional Telcos Taking on Video Too
Cable Guy | 3/9/2005

The Baby Bells aren't the only phone companies hawking satellite TV service these days. Other regional telcos are also getting into the act.

Lucent Pushing Services
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Barnstorms CeBIT with new carrier deals and talk of supplying wholesale hosted VOIP services to cable operators

Powell Takes Credit for VOIP Growth
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Outgoing FCC Chairman Michael Powell says VOIP's growth was his crowning achievement

Alcatel to License IPWireless?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/9/2005

French incumbent appears a likely future customer as UMTS-TDD vendor focuses on licensing deals

NTL Casts a Wide Ethernet
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

UK carrier NTL gets in early with a national, MPLS-based, Ethernet virtual private LAN service

Agility Snares Another $15M
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/9/2005

The funding streak continues for tunable laser vendors

MEF Absorbs EFMA
News Analysis | 3/9/2005

Industry organizations will combine their standardization efforts for carrier-class membership

Poll Reflects Optical Risks
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/9/2005

The dark days aren't over for optical components, according to results so far in this month's Work Poll

AOL: We've Got VOIP
News Analysis | 3/8/2005

AOL confirms it will officially launch its consumer VOIP service within a month

Juniper Unwires NetScreen
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/8/2005

Targets branch office with wireless security gateway

All-Optical Switch, Take Two
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

Lambda Optical Systems is touting a second-generation all-optical switch. This one comes with DWDM transport

FTTP Gets Plenty of Airtime
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

In the subdued mood of this year's OFC/NFOEC, about the only thing folks can point to that's exciting is FTTP

DT Preps WiMax Trials
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/8/2005

German incumbent plans 802.16 trials – Alvarion tagged as likely equipment supplier

Components Competition Is Killing
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

The components industry needs to boost prices by 30 to 40%, says Bookham CEO in a pre-OFC executive forum

OFC Curse Continues, Sort Of
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2005

A pre-OFC speaker goes down, continuing a spooky streak of medical mishaps

Know When to Hold 'Em
The Philter | 3/8/2005

Bouygues Bucks French Trend
News Analysis | 3/8/2005

As other French operators battle over DSL and 3G rollout, Bouygues Telecom carves out an alternative strategy

Citron: Triple Play Is Tripe
News Analysis | 3/8/2005

Vonage CEO Jeffrey Citron sees no immediate threat from telcos and cable companies offering consumer VOIP

Insight Seeks To Go Private
Cable Guy | 3/7/2005

Alien Talk Ain't Cheap
The Philter | 3/7/2005

Meru Talks Up Japan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2005

But what will it take to make VOWLAN big in America?

White Rock Picks Up Seranoa
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Acquisition gets the Sonet MSPP maker into the business of IP services concentration

Colubris Cashes Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2005

WLAN vendor lands $15M to accelerate enterprise push

Starent Shines at Verizon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Announces high-profile US deal with a reported initial value of $30M

OFC Preview: Signs of Life
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Fiber-to-the-premises and ROADMs are among the hot topics this year, and there's some 40-Gbit/s in there, too

PON Is King at OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Fiber to the premises is undeniably the hot topic at OFC, but vendors chasing PON dollars will find it a tough road

Inside SBC's IPTV Factory
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2005

A look into its labs shows how far along SBC's come in its quest to roll out IPTV to 19 million homes

KPN Lays Out IP Migration Plan
News Analysis | 3/7/2005

Dutch carrier plans to shed the vast majority of its fixed-line staff as it builds out its next-gen network

The Switch Is On for CLECs
News Analysis | 3/7/2005

A March 11 UNE-P deadline has CLECs scrambling to evaluate options

Ex-Cisco Exec Named Nortel COO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Nortel strips away some of Owens's job, picking former Cisco exec Gary Daichendt to be the No. 2 man

Vonage Off the Hook
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Vonage says its nationwide outage was caused by network problems UPDATED 3:50 PM

802.11 Users Fear for Future
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Security concerns remain critical to WLAN vertical market deployment, finds Unstrung Webinar

Ebbers Trial: The Jury Is Out
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

As jury proceeds to deliberations, judge tells them to give equal weight to circumstantial evidence

Ex-Cisco Exec Named Nortel COO
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Nortel strips away some of Owens's job, picking former Cisco exec Gary Daichendt to be the No. 2 man

Sonus Misses the Mark
News Analysis | 3/4/2005

Claims of record Q4 orders do little to soothe declining revenues and another delayed earnings report

Optical Funding Lives!
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/4/2005

The numbers aren't staggering, but T-Networks and RIO show photonics funding is still out there

Ebbers Trial: Sex, Drugs & Numbers
News Analysis | 3/3/2005

'When you’re 63, there are some issues with memory'

BroadSoft Joins VOIP IPO Rush
News Analysis | 3/3/2005

IP Centrex firm BroadSoft is working towards an IPO and plans on beating rival Sylantro to the market

Triple-Play Favors Innovation
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2005

Unstrung poll sees market opportunity for WiMax and proprietary technology vendors

Anda Closes In on Polaris
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2005

If a deal is reached, Anda would keep the Polaris optical switching product but move R&D to its Chinese facility

Acterna Goes on Show
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2005

Tops test industry news with planned launches at next week's CeBIT and OFC/NFOEC tradeshows

Startups Search for Star Status
News Analysis | 3/3/2005

Heavy Reading survey shows young companies have lots working against them in the battle for mindshare

Radio Standard Gets Small
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Call it ZigBee or 802.15.4, this tiny radio standard is getting itself into a whole new mesh

Nortel Scores Comcast Coup
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Picks up the DWDM portion of the project, while Cisco settles for the routing piece

Survey Explores Micro MSPP Market
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Small players are in the market with micro MSPP products, but do they know what carriers are looking for?

Eurobites: Mixed Fixed Fortunes
Column | 3/2/2005

Europe's major carriers are experiencing mixed fortunes with their fixed-line businesses

Intel Pushes Ethernet Backplanes
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

An Ethernet variant of the ASI backplane standard could help vendors cut time and cost from equipment development

Ebbers: Bumpkin or Bully?
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Jurors ponder whether ex-WorldCom chief is a genial country bumpkin or a calculating CEO with a fierce temper

Telecom Italia Lines Up Tiscali Buys
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Industry source says Italian giant is buying the French and German operations of Tiscali, which needs the cash

Actix Confirms Stake Sale
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/2/2005

Network optimization vendor hands majority ownership to private equity firm Summit Partners

Two One Two Much
The Philter | 3/2/2005

Alcatel to Buy Native for $55M
News Analysis | 3/2/2005

As expected, Alcatel will buy Native in a cash deal that protects its R&D partnership and bolsters its MPLS story

Ebbers Day II: 'Look After Pennies'
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Prosecution zeros in on ex-WorldCom CEO's loans and his relationships with Scott Sullivan and Jack Grubman

Battle for MCI Heats Up
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Qwest and Verizon make cases for their bids in the public arena

TowerStream to Trial Free VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Plans to stage free VOIP-over-wireless LAN trial in New York City

Headcount: Vendor Vivisection
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Meriton gets a CEO, Allied Telesyn sends mixed signals, AT&T workers stay home, and GB adds bucks & brains

How Redback Won BellSouth
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Yes, it was the incumbent, but Redback also has a technology angle that makes analysts hopeful for its future

ArrayComm Gets Greenbacks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/1/2005

Preps market push following 'substantial' cash injection

Entrisphere Launches Flagship Device
News Analysis | 3/1/2005

The five-year-old startup's multiservice access device is built for larger service providers – like TDS, for example

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