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Briefly, From TelcoTV 2008
The Philter | 11/11/2008

Text updates from TelcoTV 2008

Ad Emblem
The Bauminator | 11/11/2008

Canoe Ventures has a logo, too

PeerApp Gets $8 Million
News Analysis | 11/11/2008

Peer-to-peer caching company receives another round of funding

Crunch Time for Nortel
News Analysis | 11/10/2008

The North American carrier capex crunch is hitting Nortel where it hurts as the vendor's service provider customers turn down demand

Nortel Culls 1,300 Jobs, Loses $3.4B
News Analysis | 11/10/2008

Nortel axes 1,300 jobs, including top executives, as part of a new restructuring program as it announces a Q3 net loss of $3.4 billion

Canoe Ventures: What It Is, What It Ain't
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/10/2008

Execs for the MSO-backed advanced ad initiative tell an SRO crowd that Canoe isn't competing directly with programmers

MGM on YouTube
Contentinople | 11/10/2008

That's entertainment!

Internap CDN Revenues Continue to Shrink
News Analysis | 11/10/2008

Internap saw its content delivery network segment decline for the third straight quarter

AT&T Scarfs Up Centennial
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2008

Deal gives AT&T about 1.1 million new subscribers and strengthens its network, particularly in the Midwest and Southeast US

Clearwire Subs Slip in WiMax Wait
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/10/2008

Operator posts a subscriber increase of just 8,000 as it throttles back on fixed wireless to wait for mobile WiMax

Sports Programming Delivering on IPTV Promise
TelcoTV Thoughts | 11/10/2008

But at what cost?

C&W Remains United
EuroBlog | 11/10/2008

Credit crunch puts company split on hold

Is Broadband TV a Cable Killer?
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/10/2008

'Traditional' video distribution models need to adjust to a broadband-fed world

No News on Nortel 4G
Wireless Bits | 11/10/2008

Vendor mum on fate of LTE business

AT&T Launches Video Search Site
News Analysis | 11/10/2008

AT&T introduces a new video search service powered by Divvio

Evolution Preps New CableCARD
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/10/2008

Company gunning for CableLabs approval early next year, setting the stage for a 'turn-key' tru2way platform for Tier 2 cable operators

Vodafone to Slash Costs
Wireless Bits | 11/10/2008

Cuts expected as economic slowdown bites

NetLogic Tries Out 100GigE
News Analysis | 11/10/2008

Aeluros is making an early bid for 100GigE fame, trotting out a physical-layer chip ahead of the big players

Enabling Enablence
Craig's A-List | 11/7/2008

The Pannaway point of view

BitTorrent Names CEO in Management Shakeup
News Analysis | 11/7/2008

Former CTO Eric Klinker steps into the chief executive role just a few days after founder Ashwin Navin leaves the company

The Answer to the Music Industry's Woes
Contentinople | 11/7/2008

It's blowin' in the (targeted) wind

Charter: Wideband Arriving Soon
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/7/2008

MSO inches toward first Docsis 3.0 deployment, but is content to stay on the wireless sidelines for now

AT&T Global Sees Virtual Growth
News Analysis | 11/7/2008

AT&T exec says multinationals are warming to virtualization strategies, but they're also reviewing their spending plans

Sprint Loses More Customers in Q3
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2008

Third-ranked cellular operator posts a Q3 loss of $326M with Q4 not looking much more promising

Samsung Passes Motorola in US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2008

Samsung led the shipments hit parade with a 22.4% share of the cellphone market, while LG Electronics finished in third place with a 20.5% share

Gemfire Burning?
Craig's A-List | 11/6/2008

Apparently, $37M wasn't enough

AT&T Buys Wayport for $275M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/6/2008

Eyeing increasing numbers of mobile devices with WiFi onboard, AT&T makes a cash deal that will expand its hotspot footprint

Cablevision Still Fighting Off FiOS
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/6/2008

MSO still sticking it to the telco competition on the ground as it looks for its ambitious WiFi network to add mobile voice capabilities

Yahoo CEO Speaks
Contentinople | 11/6/2008

I didn't kill the Microsoft deal, he says

Canoe's Big Debut
The Bauminator | 11/6/2008

The big MSO-backed advanced ad venture is expected to offer a clearer glimpse of its hull during next week's CTAM Summit in Boston

DT Ramps IPTV
EuroBlog | 11/6/2008

Demand for Deutsche Telekom's IPTV has explodierte

Cable Seeks Quad-Play With Wireless
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/6/2008

As wireless services grow in importance for consumers, cable operators look for ways to offer the elusive quad-play

Slowdown Crunches Sonus
News Analysis | 11/6/2008

VOIP gear vendor preps cost-cutting measures as weak Q3 revenues precede an anticipated major Q4 dip

Cablevision Plan Faces Fresh Court Hearing
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/6/2008

Copyright Alliance wants the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court's decision that OK'd Cablevision's network DVR

Online Video Viewing Is No Threat
TelcoTV Thoughts | 11/6/2008

In fact, it might help

Cisco in Crisis Mode
Craig's A-List | 11/6/2008

It's official: It's bad

AlcaLu Hires Another New Exec
News Analysis | 11/6/2008

Ahead of its new leadership team announcement, Alcatel-Lucent appoints a new head of Europe, Middle East and Africa

Ekinops Pushes 40-Gig
News Analysis | 11/5/2008

The trick involves packing four 10-Gig wavelengths together. Sound familiar?

Cisco Predicts Q2 Plunge
News Analysis | 11/5/2008

Officially smacked by the economic downturn, Cisco plans to cut $1B in expenses as it faces a decrease in revenues

Time Warner Cable Braces for Bad Economy
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/5/2008

MSO says the economy will catch up to it eventually

Google Abandons Yahoogle
Contentinople | 11/5/2008

Google dashes Yahoo's search hopes, and publishers optimize ad inventory

Yes We Did
Monkey Bidness | 11/5/2008

Congratulations, now take a break

Hutchison Preps Facebook Phone Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/5/2008

Hutchison's new handset subsidiary INQ Mobile will launch low-cost 3G phones optimized for social networking next week

OSS Firm Nabs ex-AT&T CTO
EuroBlog | 11/5/2008

Hossein Eslambolchi joins Intelliden's advisory board

Lawsuit Uncovers New iChips
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/5/2008

Mark Papermaster appears to be heading up a team that will design processors for Apple gadgets

RCN: Subs Like Digital Cutover
The Bauminator | 11/5/2008

Other MSOs can only hope consumer reaction is as muted as they reclaim analog spectrum in the midst of a shiny, new FCC probe

APAC Update: Bids, Bungs & Capex Concerns
News Analysis | 11/5/2008

PCCW gets a $2B privatization offer, KT's CEO quits over bribery allegations, Korea's carriers consider capex cuts, and more

FCC Rocks the 'White Spaces' Vote
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/4/2008

Adopts 'conservative' order, holding that it puts in place safeguards against interference issues raised by cable and broadcasters

FCC Approves Sprint-Clearwire Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2008

Unanimous vote approves Sprint-Clearwire spectrum merger deal

T-Mobile Beefs Up LTE Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2008

T-Mobile plots its LTE course and says it will not deploy HSPA Evolution as an interim step to 4G

CNN Prez Touts UGC
Contentinople | 11/4/2008

Says it's responsible for CNN's popularity with the kids

Cox to Cut 460 Jobs
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/4/2008

MSO plans to cut 2% of workforce by the first quarter of 2009, but its budding wireless divison will remain untouched

Reding Readies Regulatory Fireworks
News Analysis | 11/4/2008

Nov. 5 could get explosive if European Commissioner Viviane Reding unveils her revised telecom reform package

Comcast P4P Exceeds Expectations
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/4/2008

According to Comcast, P4P technology increased download speeds in its network by more than 80%

The World Wide Wait
The Bauminator | 11/4/2008

Surprise, surprise, surprise! The FCC meeting did not get underway on time today

WiChorus Nabs $18M in Funding Round
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/4/2008

LTE and WiMax-focused infrastructure startup adds to its VC coffers in Series C 'up round'

Election Ticker
The Philter | 11/4/2008

Since no one's really working today...

Wasilla Parties
Monkey Bidness | 11/4/2008

Guns and booze and rock & roll

Polling LTE Drivers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/4/2008

Webinar audience response reveals expectations for LTE deployment worldwide

Thank You for the Music
Jonestown | 11/4/2008

FCC Keeps swinging, or is that the foxtrot?

Comcast Seeds Digital Shift With Free Boxes
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/4/2008

MSO hopes a mix of free DTAs and cable boxes capable of delivering VOD will entice some analog subs to make the digital leap

Force10 Gets a View
News Analysis | 11/4/2008

The Ethernet switch company claims its software has tricks for wringing more out of virtualization

Meet Opticonx
The Philter | 11/3/2008

Components makers

Monetization Problem Solved!
Contentinople | 11/3/2008

Well, kind of...

TWC Test Drives Tuning Adapters
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/3/2008

The devices are on their way to all of TWC's switched digital video markets - Austin first

Polatis Takes the White House
News Analysis | 11/3/2008

TV broadcasting turns out to be another application that can make use of all-optical switching

Moto Not Dropping LiMo Linux
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2008

Despite planning to drop its in-house Linux OS efforts, Motorola still promises more phones based on the LiMo code by year's end

Google Fixes Android Security Flaw
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2008

The company's over-the-air update patches a browser vulnerability that could enable hackers to gain access to information like saved passwords

BT Under Pressure
EuroBlog | 11/3/2008

Profits warning piles pressure on British bulldog

India Update: Reliance, Bharti Fill Their Coffers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/3/2008

Reliance and Bharti report enviable growth in revenues, Turkcell takes a look at Indian acquisition, and Ceragon and Subex land deals

SerComm Gets Certified
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/3/2008

Taiwan-based SerComm becomes the eighth vendor to win CableLabs certification for a super-speedy cable modem

Kennedy's Take
Craig's A-List | 11/3/2008

Some fine parting gifts from JDSU

OIF Steps In to Fill the 100G Void
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/3/2008

As vendors move forward on 100G technology, the OIF must step in to fill gaps being left by the major 100G standards bodies

T-Mobile Trials Femtos
Wireless Bits | 11/3/2008

T-Mobile tests user experience in UK

Mixed Signals Beefs Up Video Monitoring
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/3/2008

Vendor expands system to ensure that cable ops can check video's heartbeat as content flows from headends to network hub sites

Vlad the Impaler Emerges
Monkey Bidness | 11/2/2008

Cheney endorses McCain

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