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Let's Socialize: Take Our Survey!
Que Sera Sarah | 5/7/2012

8:30 AM Take a five-minute break from scouring Facebook, and take Light Reading's survey on social networking

HD Voice: Can't Hear You Now
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/7/2012

HD Voice has helped Orange bring users back to the phone call, but it'll be a while before it's something worth listening to in the U.S.

Italians Rage at NSN
EuroBlog | 5/4/2012

3:40 PM Union urges government intervention over planned Nokia Siemens Networks layoffs

The Lowly Optical Connector Gets a Makeover
News Analysis | 5/4/2012

Following the examples of ketchup bottles and toothpaste tubes, Arrayed Fiberoptics thinks it's found a better way to do a decades-old design

Cablevision May Cook Up a Netflix Competitor
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/4/2012

Also: HBO GO will soon be on Fire; Discovery buys Web TV startup; Comcast-TiVo combo coming to Boston

OS Watch: Samsung Humanizes the Smartphone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2012

Also: Android takes center stage at CTIA; bad news for bada; RIM and Microsoft duke it out; Tizen's 1.0 source code gets released; and more

CTIA: Behind the Devices
Que Sera Sarah | 5/4/2012

8:00 AM Have we mentioned it's the year of LTE? At CTIA, we'll see what that means to the operators, vendors and device makers

Mobile Clouds, CEM and Telecom Tipping Points
Research Rewind | 5/4/2012

This week: Mobile clouds, CEM, technologies that are becoming mainstream

Euronews: Ericsson Pumps $4.9B Into R&D
News Analysis | 5/4/2012

Ericsson's annual stats, NSN's CTIA preparations and LTE in the Netherlands all feature in today's roundup from EMEA

The Cable Show 2012 Preview
LRTV Soundbites | 5/4/2012

Samsung's New Galaxy: A Data Hog Approaches
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2012

The latest Samsung Galaxy phone stresses software over raw hardware upgrades alone, but its large display could still make it a data hog on carrier networks

Adding Up the SDN Effect
News Analysis | 5/3/2012

4:50 PM Big Web companies like Google will soon have the spending power of telcos, and that could change vendors' lives drastically

Cablevision Cranks Up the Capex
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2012

Capex spiked in Q1 and will remain high for a while as Cablevision expands its Wi-Fi network and network DVR and tees up new products

Cisco Buys Web Analytics Firm Truviso
News Analysis | 5/3/2012

Cisco adds more analytics capabilities by purchasing Truviso, a startup specializing in analyzing real-time Internet traffic on service provider and enterprise networks

Cablevision's Lower Prices Pay Off
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2012

Aggressive pricing helped Cablevision rake in more subscribers than expected in all categories, but the MSO missed its financial targets

Verizon's Fixed 4G Goes National
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/3/2012

Also: HBO owner likes Hulu's TV Everywhere plan; Comcast to appeal FCC Bloomberg ruling; Concurrent profits from video server sales

Euronews: FT's Q1 Suffers Free Fall
News Analysis | 5/3/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: France Telecom's Q1 reflects effect of Free's entry into market; Nokia tablet talk; Vodafone man heads for SFR

Experiencing a Technology Leap Year
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/2/2012

2012 is poised to be a year in which critical technologies leap from development to commercialization and monetization

Cap Doesn't Fit for Sony TV Plans
The Bauminator | 5/2/2012

4:55 PM Sony drops plans for a streaming TV service in the US and pins the blame on Comcast's broadband capping policies

Comcast's X1 to Fly First in Boston?
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2012

Comcast intends to deploy its next-gen video platform to one 'major' market in Q2, and sources say Boston is first in line

Nokia: How Low Will It Go?
Wireless Bits | 5/2/2012

12:05 PM An analyst forecast for Nokia's smartphone market share looks dire

Mobile Life 2012 Survey Slide Show
Slide Shows | 5/2/2012

We surveyed more than 500 telecom professionals to get a sense of their smartphone habits, wireless data consumption and likely LTE adoption. Dig in!

FCC Lengthens Review of Verizon's Spectrum Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2012

Also: Mark Cuban, Gary Lauder invest in Flingo; Technicolor weighs minority offer; LG preps two HDTVs for Google TV

4G & Video Drive SPIT Acquisitions
News Analysis | 5/2/2012

A flurry of service provider IT (SPIT) acquisitions involving Allot, WeDo and Acme Packet highlight some key industry trends

Getting to Know Your Customers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/2/2012

Telcos are looking to customer experience management (CEM) to garner customer loyalty and longevity

Comcast Sheds 37K Video Subs in Q1
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/2/2012

The MSO didn't end its years-long video losing streak, but it did see gains in the broadband, voice and business service categories

Euronews: Spirent Q1 Profits Up 15%
News Analysis | 5/2/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Testing firm looking good; Portugal gets more 4G; Nokia focuses on cameras; BSkyB making money as well as headlines

Will Comcast (Gasp!) Add Video Subs in Q1?
The Bauminator | 5/2/2012

2:00 AM A 20-quarter losing streak is on the line here

Moto Posts a Loss in Google Limbo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2012

The handset maker only ships 5.1M smartphones in Q1, while it waits for China to approve its takeover by Google

Synacor Upends the App Concept
The Bauminator | 5/1/2012

4:15 PM Synacor's first (and very small) acquisition could be a big multi-screen hit for MSOs as they tap HTML5 to avoid paying tribute to Apple and Google

Pre-Paid Poaching
Que Sera Sarah | 5/1/2012

3:50 PM The contract-free space is heating up, which is good news for consumers, but not necessarily for Leap Wireless and MetroPCS

XO Keeps Cloud in the Family
News Analysis | 5/1/2012

Remember Concentric? The name is back in the headlines (not literally) as XO makes its move on the cloud services market

RIM Talks the Talk
Que Sera Sarah | 5/1/2012

1:00 PM Now it's time to walk the proverbial walk

BlackBerry 10: For the Data & Time Crunched
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2012

RIM shows off its next-gen OS, designed for those without time to waste, even as it admits it took its sweet time to get here

Huawei Lands LTE Deal in India
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2012

Latest LTE TDD deal from India's mobile market leader, Bharti Airtel, goes to Chinese vendor

Another Ex-Cablevision Exec Lands at Charter
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/1/2012

John Bickham fills the long-vacant COO slot at Charter, becoming the third former Cablevision exec to join the MSO in recent months

More IPO Ruckus
Wireless Bits | 5/1/2012

10:25 Ruckus Wireless has reportedly hired banks for an IPO and is poised to announce a partnership with Nokia Siemens

Adelphia Scandal Victims Get $728M
LR Cable News Analysis | 5/1/2012

Also: SeaChange gets a permanent CEO; new DirecTV unit targets mobility and apps; Affinegy, like Cisco, buys into TR-069

Allot Snaps Up Ortiva Wireless
News Analysis | 5/1/2012

DPI specialist Allot Communications adds mobile video optimization capabilities to its arsenal with the acquisition of Ortiva

Euronews: iPad 4G Ads Get Third Degree
News Analysis | 5/1/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Apple in trouble over iPad marketing in UK; Allot to buy mobile video firm; bid for Ireland's eircom rejected

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