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BigBand OKs 'Change of Control' Exec Packages
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/14/2007

8-K filing could re-spark acquisition speculation, but analysts would be surprised if anything's afoot in the near-term

Bridgewater Slips on Stock Market Debut
News Analysis | 12/14/2007

Policy management specialist debuts on the Toronto exchange but sees its share price slide in its first few hours of trading

Palm Lays Off
LR Mobile Gizmo | 12/14/2007

The ailing smartphone maker has reportedly cut 100 jobs

Sources: ANDA Preps IPO
News Analysis | 12/14/2007

ANDA wants a second shot at going public, but sources say it's being tempted by buyout offers

Huawei's Core Euro Breakthrough
News Analysis | 12/14/2007

Multi-market deal with T-Mobile is the Chinese vendor's most significant European engagement to date, says analyst

My Lame Vacation
Raynman | 12/14/2007

I'm glad to be back

Comcast v NFL
The Bauminator | 12/14/2007

But what's the line in Vegas?

Patent Nostrums 2007
Monkey Bidness | 12/14/2007


Invidi Scores Big in C Round
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/14/2007

Adds $25 million to the coffers as cable rows ahead on an industry-wide advertising initiative

Teliris Trash-Talks TelePresence
News Analysis | 12/14/2007

Cisco's videoconferencing gains aren't all they're cracked up to be, claims the IP giant's No. 1 competitor

VCs 'n' CDs
Craig's A-List | 12/13/2007

Does no one remember KAAAAHHN?!!

Stealthy Zeugma Pockets $22.5M
News Analysis | 12/13/2007

Startup lands a B round of funding as it prepares to come out of stealth mode

DirecTV Deals for ReplayTV Assets
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/13/2007

But why? Maybe it portends an in-house DVR strategy for satellite TV giant UPDATED 4:50 PM

Moto Marks Modem Milestone
The Bauminator | 12/13/2007

With one groovy-lookin' 'celebratory icon'

Cisco C-Scape Slides
Slide Shows | 12/13/2007

Does TelePresence PhotoGraph well?

Cow Tipping Update
Monkey Bidness | 12/13/2007

Gravity-defying secrets revealed

VSNL Pump$ Up WiMax Plan$
Wireless Bits | 12/13/2007

Indian carrier to splash up to $600M on rollout

Why Do We Need Muni WiFi?
Jonestown | 12/13/2007

It 'mitigates frightening "I'm out-of-doors" feeling'

Sprint-Clearwire: On Again in 2008?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/13/2007

ThinkEquity analyst suggests that Clearwire and Sprint Nextel may rekindle their WiMax partnership next year

Ciena's Q4 Beats the Street
News Analysis | 12/13/2007

Ciena beat earnings estimates and its own gross margin target in its fourth quarter and landed a new 21CN deal with BT

Spirent Gets a Lift
EuroBlog | 12/13/2007

Test firm's stock rises on guidance

Ericsson Stalls on 3G Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/13/2007

Ericsson says it won't introduce a 3G femtocell until the market is ready in 2009

Ciena Takes ANDA Into 21CN
News Analysis | 12/13/2007

Ciena adds to its 21CN engagement at BT by winning a deal to supply Ethernet access gear from OEM partner ANDA

Retailers Answer DTV Converter Call
The Bauminator | 12/12/2007

And lookee here! A nifty logo, too

Sprint Launches WiMax Sites
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2007

Wireless broadband comes softly into the light in Chicago, Baltimore, and Washington

AT&T Prepares CDN Push
News Analysis | 12/12/2007

Ma Bell is moving into Akamai and Limelight turf with a sixfold increase in caching and streaming capabilities

Cox Closes VOD Gap
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/12/2007

The MSO picks Concurrent for new Arizona rollout; meanwhile, Concurrent claims the VOD land-grab is far from over

Europe's WiMax Creep
EuroBlog | 12/12/2007

No, not a wireless slimeball – we're talkin' more deployments

Party Safely
Monkey Bidness | 12/12/2007

Rule #1: No fun for you!

'w00t' Is a Word
Jonestown | 12/12/2007


Sigma's Luck Goes Omega
Craig's A-List | 12/12/2007

Here comes Broadcom

Singapore Extends Monster NGN Tender
News Analysis | 12/12/2007

The island state offers a $520M grant to go with its nationwide, open-access broadband buildout

Ending the Year With a Bang?
The Bauminator | 12/12/2007

The FCC is set to vote on an ownership cap proposal that could prevent Comcast from making a large acquisition

GPS: Get Lost
Jonestown | 12/12/2007

Why privacy isn't such a concern in the city

Making Digital Lemonade
BroadBananas | 12/12/2007

Cablevision ad uses February 2009 digital TV transition to attract new subs. Smart move or 'scare-mongering campaign'?

Unik 3G
Wireless Bits | 12/12/2007

Orange France plans to launch a 3G version of its dualmode GSM/WiFi service next year

Cisco's Kool-Aid
Craig's A-List | 12/12/2007

Routers? What routers?

BT Eyes Femtocells
News Analysis | 12/12/2007

BT evaluates femtocells to extend convergence offerings, but says costs are high

Cisco Takes On New Media
News Analysis | 12/12/2007

The plan behind social networking is starting to come together, Cisco says

Counter-Intuitive Science
Monkey Bidness | 12/11/2007

Who knew?

NCTA Seeks MDU Ruling Reversal
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/11/2007

Cable's top pressure group asks FCC to stay its decision on multi-dwelling units

Getting Paid for Mobile Content
MO Content | 12/11/2007

What business models will succeed for the third screen?

2008: A Fractured World for Developers
Cutting Loose | 12/11/2007

The entrance of Apple and Google into the mobile OS arena means more platforms in an already crowded market

Perfect P2P Partners?
Peer Pressure | 12/11/2007

Does P2P caching equal better traffic management?

Huawei Goes Underwater
News Analysis | 12/11/2007

Chinese vendor, with partner Global Marine Systems, unveils subsea subsidiary to take on AlcaLu, Tyco, et al.

Cisco's Window
Craig's A-List | 12/11/2007

Bad lighting and a Kool-Aid demo

Cisco Fumble II
Craig's A-List | 12/11/2007

Hilarity ensues

DTV: Good News/Bad News
The Bauminator | 12/11/2007

Get educated… or get ready to stare into a black void that used to be your analog TV screen

Cisco Fumbles Kickoff
Craig's A-List | 12/11/2007

When video goes wrong

Open Mobile Networks: A Gateway to the Internet
LR Mobile Column | 12/11/2007

An emerging category of equipment known as mobile Internet gateways could help operators both improve services and manage networks more efficiently.

AT&T Updates U-verse Forecast
News Analysis | 12/11/2007

AT&T plans to pass 30 million homes by 2010 with its fiber-to-the-node network

Mobile Content Market: Getting Paid
Contentinople | 12/11/2007

How will content providers get paid in the mobile market?

Ukrainians Fancy Femtocells
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2007

National operator Ukrtelecom plans to launch femtocell services next year and will soon trial Huawei's solution

No Docsis 3.0 Breakthroughs… Yet
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/11/2007

Wave 56 testing continues at CableLabs, but no Docsis 3.0 winners have been announced

Nortel Pushes More PBT
News Analysis | 12/11/2007

Nortel adds new features to its PBT-enabled Ethernet switch and announces new customers and Ethernet partners

The $1500 WiMax Handset?
LR Mobile Gizmo | 12/10/2007

The cutting edge of wireless broadband may not be cheap

EdgeCast Scores Hollywood Cheese
News Analysis | 12/10/2007

Content delivery network takes $6M in venture financing from Disney-affiliated Steamboat Ventures

Vodafone Eyes Emerging Acquisitions
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/10/2007

Vodafone looks to expand into more emerging markets through acquisitions, possibly in Asia and Africa

'Ugly George'
The Bauminator | 12/10/2007

Cable vets may remember this guy, who was doing user generated content long before the term was coined

I Want My Apple TV!
Craig's A-List | 12/10/2007

No, not really, but the iFlop has potential

Dutch Feast on Fiber
EuroBlog | 12/10/2007

And they're keen on Cisco's flavor of FTTH

Upheaval in India's Mobile Market
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/10/2007

NSN opts out of BSNL deal, carriers form mobile tower joint venture, and Reliance is ready to go nationwide with its GSM network

Great PR Moments
Peer Pressure | 12/10/2007

Intelligence not necessary

DoCoMo Adds NEC for LTE
Wireless Bits | 12/10/2007

NEC does Super 3G

Slideshow: The Future of Cable Business Services
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/10/2007

Images from the first ever Light Reading Live! event focused on the cable sector

Cisco Confirms AT&T Core Win
News Analysis | 12/10/2007

As Light Reading reported back in April, AT&T has picked Cisco as its new core router supplier

Juniper Opens Up to Apps Developers
News Analysis | 12/10/2007

Partners will get a chance to build their own JunOS applications, but only under Juniper's watchful eye

Verizon Spells Out 100 Mbit/s
News Analysis | 12/10/2007

The carrier explains the reality behind its high-speed hopes

Greetings & Tidings
The Philter | 12/10/2007

Happy something-or-other, from CMP

Cisco, Juniper Ready Data Center Assault
News Analysis | 12/7/2007

A possible Catalyst 6500 replacement and an MX960 follow-up are targeting the high-end enterprise, sources say

Still Fabless
Craig's A-List | 12/7/2007

The FSA throws its final party

Poll: Nationwide WiMax Unlikely in 2008
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/7/2007

Only 22 percent of voters in the latest Unstrung poll believe there will be a nationwide rollout of WiMax next year

Police Raid Huawei Offices in Brazil
News Analysis | 12/7/2007

Brazil's federal police raid Huawei's offices on suspicion that the vendor has illegal immigrants working there

OEN's Last Stand
The Philter | 12/7/2007

An unbelievable interview

Macrovision to Buy Gemstar-TV Guide for $2.8B
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/7/2007

Macrovision is buying Gemstar-TV Guide, a deal that will turn the DRM specialist into a key cable video software player

Great White North
Craig's A-List | 12/7/2007

Broadband to the icecaps

Greek Slapdown
EuroBlog | 12/7/2007

Greece caps private investments in 'strategic' assets

CESR Sales Crack $500M
News Analysis | 12/7/2007

Carrier Ethernet scores a record Q3; meanwhile, PBT still fights for carriers' hearts

Cable Means Business
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/7/2007

MSOs tout the virtues of the cable sector's new growth engine – delivering broadband services to business customers

Bullets & Points
The Philter | 12/7/2007

Some notes worth noting

Sitronics Hits New Low
News Analysis | 12/7/2007

It's been a mixed bag for the Russian vendor this week, with new deals overshadowed by Q3 losses and a lower full year outlook

Datacasting Death
The Bauminator | 12/7/2007

Remember when there were worries that MovieBeam might siphon away some of cable's VOD revenue? Worry no more

A Conference on Video
Craig's A-List | 12/7/2007

Well, what would you call it?

Cisco, Nortel Tee Off in Telepresence
News Analysis | 12/6/2007

Cisco and Nortel both claim to deliver the most 'immersive' telepresence experience. Here's a breakdown

Broadband Burner
Wireless Bits | 12/6/2007

RF Power gets another spin

Cisco's CTO Train
Craig's A-List | 12/6/2007

A count of past CTOs, all three of them

AT&T's Open Fire
LR Mobile Gizmo | 12/6/2007

We're opener than thou

Wind Joins Euro IPTV Surge
News Analysis | 12/6/2007

Italian altnet Wind is the latest European carrier to launch its IPTV service, plus other IPTV news bites

The New Cisco
Craig's A-List | 12/6/2007

Fresh paint, same color

Cisco's Telepresence
Raynman | 12/6/2007

How does it stack against Nortel?

Brit Startup Bonds Broadband
News Analysis | 12/6/2007

Sharedband unveils a new way of aggregating broadband line capacity and strikes a deal with BT

Social Networking
Jonestown | 12/6/2007

With owls

Microsoft's Wireless Keyboard Hacked
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/6/2007

Researchers crack encryption, 'own' 27MHz keyboards

'Tuning Resolver' Faces IP Hurdles
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/6/2007

CableLabs is making a wide intellectual property sweep for the tech behind a device that will tune to cable's 'switched' channels

Private Dancer
BroadBananas | 12/6/2007

Unworried about appeasing Wall Street's whims, Cox is investing in spectrum, both wired and wireless

FastWeb Goes Mobile
EuroBlog | 12/6/2007

FastWeb names its MVNO partner

The Big Fat Panic of '07
Monkey Bidness | 12/5/2007

This'll be the worst Xmas ever!

FCC Denies Verizon's Rate Request
News Analysis | 12/5/2007

Smaller CLECs will continue to get discount rates for using Verizon's lines, the agency declares

HD Hulu
The Philter | 12/5/2007

It's a beautiful thing

BT Trials Ad-Funded Video Service
News Analysis | 12/5/2007

BT is testing the potential of targeted advertising by inserting sponsored messages into free broadband video downloads

Word o' the Year
Monkey Bidness | 12/5/2007

A weak field

Not 'Micro' Enough
Craig's A-List | 12/5/2007

MicroTCA gets the usual growing pains

Telecom Italia Dumps UMA for FMC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2007

Telecom Italia cans UMA in favor of SIP for its fixed-mobile convergence service Unica

Look Who Wants Italian WiMax
Wireless Bits | 12/5/2007

Will AlcaLu bid for Italian WiMax license?

HP Ditches ATCA
News Analysis | 12/5/2007

Saying ATCA wasn't a good fit, HP is striking out with its own carrier-class architecture

FT Boasts iPhone Sales, Higher Dividends
News Analysis | 12/5/2007

France Telecom boasts early iPhone sales success and sees better 2008 dividends for investors as it steadies its financial ship

Sliding Into Wednesday?
The Bauminator | 12/5/2007

Comcast shares could take a tumble today after the MSO reduced '07 RGU guidance and bumped up capex expectations by 5 percent

SEC Crusade Continues
Craig's A-List | 12/4/2007

Maxim gets the minimum

Whatever Happened to ATCA?
News Analysis | 12/4/2007

The technology that aimed to speed up telecom product cycles is still expected to thrive, but on lowered expectations

Alloptic Funded for Cable FTTP Growth
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/4/2007

Investors add $24M to coffers, which optical access specialist looks to factor into cable's fiber-fed 'greenfield' deployment strategies

Why Open Is Important
Cutting Loose | 12/4/2007

Opening up cellular networks is one way to find the next killer app

Cisco's New CTO
The Philter | 12/4/2007

Coolest name ever?

SDV Turf Battle Heating Up
The Bauminator | 12/4/2007

The switched digital video land-grab is on. Motorola now claims to have commitments for 24 million homes passed

American Idol vs Fifth Grader
Red Panda | 12/4/2007

This just in: France is not a country

Dialing for Business Bucks
Cable Guy | 12/4/2007

Next year could be cable's breakout year for commercial telephony

Infinera Lockup Swoon
Peer Pressure | 12/4/2007

Stock falls 10 percent on lockup expiration

Schnell! Lock das iPhone!
MO Content | 12/4/2007

T-Mobile wins court case to sell exclusive iPhones

Dog on the Run
Monkey Bidness | 12/4/2007

Rich bitch goes underground

Carriers Say Bandwidth Glut Is Gone
News Analysis | 12/4/2007

Recent network upgrades and capacity purchases are signs that bandwidth expansion should continue

Dead Man's Cable
The Philter | 12/4/2007

A silly detail in a creepy story

Anania Returns
Craig's A-List | 12/4/2007

Bookham's ex-CEO is back in optics

Beeb Says Oops
Wireless Bits | 12/4/2007

BBC slaps wrists over WiFi health warning story

Nokia Snaps Up Avvenu
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/4/2007

Nokia makes yet another acquisition to bolster its Internet services strategy, with file sharing specialist Avvenu its latest buy

NSN Touts Tier 1 4G Trials
News Analysis | 12/4/2007

Nokia Siemens boasts of LTE engagements at NTT DoCoMo and Verizon Wireless, and trots off a host of new announcements at Nokia's Capital Markets day

NexTone, Reef Point (Finally) Merging
News Analysis | 12/4/2007

NextPoint Networks is on its way to being born, in a deal expected to close in January

700 MHz Deadline Looms
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2007

Major wireless carriers intend to bid but aren't saying much more

Avail Scales Up for IPTV
News Analysis | 12/3/2007

A $25M infusion could help Avail battle SES Americom and EchoStar in IPTV content aggregation

Cox Preps 700 MHz Spectrum Bid
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/3/2007

While bigger MSOs sit on the sidelines, Cox confirmed it will gear up and play for the 700 MHz spectrum that will soon be up for bid

Attention Drug Dealers
Raynman | 12/3/2007

Where have all the payphones gone?

Cisco Scores Core Wins
News Analysis | 12/3/2007

Deployments with Savvis and XO continue what Cisco claims is a winning streak for the CRS-1

Comcast, TWC Won't Bid in Wireless Auction
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/3/2007

MSOs say they won't join the 700 MHz frenzy, but have yet to outline what they plan to do with already won Advanced Wireless Spectrum

Craig's A-List | 12/3/2007

Dilbert gets set free

Bad Santa!
Red Panda | 12/3/2007

A Christmas pie for Santa

Spectrum for Any Occasion
Wireless Bits | 12/3/2007

The next spectrum Ofcom will auction in the UK can be put to oodles of different uses

Bit Theft Alert
The Philter | 12/3/2007

A tribute dance explained

UMA Nears 3GPP Approval
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/3/2007

Unlicensed mobile access gets closer to becoming an official 3G standard

Killer Blames Mobile Handset
EuroBlog | 12/3/2007

It wasn't me, it was an exploding phone – honest!

MO Content | 12/3/2007

The strange tale of the tiny text messages that conquered the world

Zain Bets Billions on Emerging Markets
News Analysis | 12/3/2007

Kuwaiti carrier buys Iraq operator for $1.2 billion and is set to raise more than $4 billion from a new stock issue

Holiday Drinkers Guide
Monkey Bidness | 12/3/2007

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