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Bedside Planners
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Mobile technology is helping the transformation in med-school education

CableLabs Testing Wave Produces Zilch
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

CableLabs has come up empty after staging a testing round for new cable tech gear

FMC: $3.7B by 2009?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Even if it's just a small part of the mobile market, dualmode could mean big numbers, says Infonetics

Telstra Outlines Massive OSS Project
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Australian carrier is retooling its back office in an OSS overhaul valued at up to $300 million

BlackBerry Britain
Jonestown | 7/19/2006

RIM heats up in Merrie Olde in the dog days of summer

Heading Off That BlackBerry Disaster
LR Mobile Column | 7/19/2006

Handset-management tools let enterprises remotely configure, police, and even disable company-provided smartphones.

AT&T Hits Homezone
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

The carrier said Wednesday it's launching the new Internet and satellite video bundle in Ohio and San Antonio

Amdocs Snaps Up Cramer
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Billing and CRM player Amdocs agrees to acquire Cramer Systems for $375M

Alltel, Windstream Up After Spinoff
News Analysis | 7/19/2006

Shares of Alltel and Windstream rise as Alltel sheds access lines and Valor renames itself

Brats, Beer & Broadband
The Philter | 7/18/2006

Picnic marketing returns!

Insider: Enterprise FMC Advances
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Users and operators could both stand to benefit from the onset of fixed/mobile convergence finds the latest Insider

Infinera Gets Corvis (Sort Of)
News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Corvis, the all-optical company, sees its gear end up in the hands of anti-all-optical startup Infinera

Sky's Free Broadband Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Murdoch's mob takes on fixed and mobile all-comers in the UK with $250M 'free broadband' play

Ix-Nay on the Exmo
The Martin Chronicles | 7/18/2006

Mood-sensing Bluetooth wrist device tells you if Granny is mopey... maybe

Nortel Sees $1B From Microsoft Alliance
News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Partnership with Microsoft gives Nortel a boost as CEO Zafirovski predicts a $1 billion revenues boost

Internet Video Threat Overrated
BroadBananas | 7/18/2006

Mark Cuban says those predicting Internet video will replace traditionally delivered TV are smoking something pungent.

To Outsource or Not?
Cutting Loose | 7/18/2006

As more users latch on to mobile devices and apps, it's a question IT pros have to ask themselves

Pressure Piles on Huawei, ZTE
News Analysis | 7/18/2006

Huawei and ZTE are facing increasing financial and competitive pressures at home and abroad, according to sources

When the Lights Go Out
Nearpoints | 7/18/2006

It looks like metro-scale WiFi may be at a disadvantage in at least one area - reliability during a blackout

Costly Coax
The Philter | 7/18/2006

Who really owns your cable?

LongBoard Hops Video Roaming Wave
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

The IMS application server vendor is set to launch a new video management IMS app built for converged networks

Microdot, Meet Memory Spot
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2006

'RFID on steroids' could add wireless to everyday objects

Airwave & Aruba Look to Legacy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Startups promise management moves for legacy 'fat' APs

Top Ten Mobile Faux Pas
Light Ranting | 7/17/2006

Think twice, don't do it...

Michael O'Hara, GM, Service Provider Business, Microsoft
LRTV Interviews | 7/17/2006

When Michael O'Hara, a guy who has spent most of his career with telecom equipment firms, makes the hop to Microsoft, it's worth asking what he's up to, why he's there, and what he's seeing from inside the software world that might help carriers better plan for new services, like IPTV

Juniper Gets More Redundant
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Its latest edge box, the M120, sports a new chip and an architecture designed for processor redundnacy

Africa Racks Up Mobile Subs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Africa's mobile market passed the 150M subscriber milestone in Q1 and is set to approach 190M by the end of the year

Africa Racks Up Mobile Subs
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

Africa's mobile market passed the 150M subscriber milestone in Q1 and is set to approach 190M by the end of the year

Startup Shortage
Column | 7/17/2006

How much user-generated content do we need?

Juniper Kills Its Session Controllers
News Analysis | 7/17/2006

It's discontinuing the standalone Kagoor products it acquired in 2005 in favor of integrating functions in its routers

TV Cabo Taps Cisco for Wideband Rollout
BroadBananas | 7/14/2006

Portugal's largest MSO has tapped Cisco Systems to supply infrastructure for a wideband service rollout of up to 100 Mbit/s.

The Skinny From Yahoo
Nearpoints | 7/14/2006

It may not be fashionable, but the big portal firm's thin email client is the wave of the future

Mind the (Expense) Gap
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Contract infrastructure builder Quanta Services saves big-time with mobile cost management

Broadcom to Restate Earnings
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Some questionable options grants will cause the chip company to restate earnings back to 2000

Riedel's Four Buckets
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

So what exactly does Nortel's chief strategy officer do? He tells LRTV he has four buckets of responsibility

Jajah Touts No Frills Wireless VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Jajah says its service, which uses the Web to initiate calls among regular landline phones, will soon be available on mobiles

Jajah Touts No Frills Wireless VOIP
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

Jajah says its service, which uses the Web to initiate calls among regular landline phones, will soon be available on mobiles

Fiber to the Squirrel
The Philter | 7/14/2006

Broadband's enemy is a gliding rodent

Reliance Squeezed by Spectrum Crunch
News Analysis | 7/14/2006

India's largest CDMA carrier could be thwarted by a spectrum shortage as it forges ahead with its GSM network

WiFi in the Islands
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Wayport establishes a Caribbean beachhead by unwiring the Wyndham Nassau Resort

Comcast Halfway Home on VoIP Rollout
BroadBananas | 7/13/2006

Comcast is finally moving at high speed on its IP telephone service rollout, making up for lost time after a slow start.

Cisco, Motorola Vetting VOD
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Cisco and Motorola may be looking to move deeper into the cable and digital video market through acquisitions

Lucent Having Dualmode Difficulty?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Sources say AT&T is testing IMS gear from other vendors as its main integrator, Lucent, struggles with dualmode calling

Lucent Having Dualmode Difficulty?
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Sources say AT&T is testing IMS gear from other vendors as its main integrator, Lucent, struggles with dualmode calling

Inside Lucatel: Quigley's Not Mad at Pat
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Alcatel COO Mike Quigley says it was his idea to give Lucent's Pat Russo the CEO role at a merged Alcatel/Lucent

Good Wins on RIM Turf
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Vendor claims it's better positioned to exploit smartphone growth than RIM

Tekelec Suffers Q1 Slump
News Analysis | 7/13/2006

Revenues were down 23% year on year in the troubled firm's first quarter, sending its stock into a tailspin

Turn On Your Leading Light
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Enter the Leading Lights today. Finalists to be announced the week of October 23

Qualcomm's .11n Solution
Nearpoints | 7/12/2006

R&D team produces a high-end WiFi-for-the-home system

Stealthy Sagamore Finds Funding
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Broadband access startup has raised $3.5 million in venture capital, but little else is known about the newcomer

Firing on Enterprise Cylinders
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Merged Sparkplug forms one of largest regional wireless ISPs

Multiple Antennas Key to Mobile B'band
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Mobile operators must deploy multiple antenna-based systems to keep pace

CSI/FBI: Violations, Losses Down
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Security violations are down, but latest research shows bigger losses elsewhere

CSI/FBI: Violations, Losses Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Security violations are down, but latest CSI/FBI research shows bigger losses elsewhere

Home Networking Drives Jungo Win
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Israeli startup says it has won a $4M deal through an OEM partner for a Tier 1 carrier deployment

Device Drivers at Risk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2006

New Windows vulnerability reveals what could be the next big target for attackers

Ducks of Doom
Red Panda | 7/12/2006

...Fangeroos, and others who missed the Ark

FiOS Fans Unite!
The Philter | 7/12/2006

Today Massachusetts, tomorrow, the world!

Multiple Antennas Key to Mobile Broadband
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Mobile operators must deploy multiple antenna-based systems to keep pace with fixed broadband, finds a new Heavy Reading report

Sycamore Slapped With Options Suit
News Analysis | 7/12/2006

Former employee sues Sycamore for wrongful dismissal and makes claims related to the back-dating of stock options

Inhospitable Hospitals
The Philter | 7/12/2006

Why can't hospitals be more like car dealerships?

No Sale
Cutting Loose | 7/11/2006

Your cool idea for highly marketable content may look like a slamdunk but have all the appeal of a headbutt

Lucatel: New Team, Old Faces
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

With their merger getting ever closer, Alcatel and Lucent have found roles for some of their big names – but not all

Tellabs Victorious at Verizon
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Vendor bags a big ROADM equipment deal with Verizon and sets itself up to be a metro WDM contender worldwide

CoreOptics Nabs Another $28M
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Still chipping away at the 40-Gbit/s market, CoreOptics brings its funding total to $68M

Verizon: Paper, Fiber, Copper?
Light Ranting | 7/11/2006

The old economy still drives Verizon's news

Lucent Drags Down Alcatel
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Lucent's profit warning sends Alcatel down more than 5%. Both companies' share price has slumped since the merger announcement

Quigley Steps Down as Lucatel COO
News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Alcatel's Mike Quigley will not be the COO of a merged Alcatel and Lucent, as previously announced. Personal reasons are cited

A Prof on Your iPod
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/11/2006

Mobile learning finds its place in university classrooms

Cingular Sued Over AT&T Net
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/10/2006

Legacy TDMA network allowed to degrade, forcing customer upgrades, says class-action filing

Vonage Sued Over Voicemail Patent
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

The VOIP pioneer is slapped with a second patent infringement lawsuit in less than a month; plaintiff is asking for $180 million

More Cash for CacheLogic
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

P2P traffic management specialist raises $20 million as it plans new products to aid video delivery and an assault on North America

Experts: VOIP Attacks Are Tough to Stop
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

A recent VOIP hack is serving as a catalyst for VOIP security efforts, experts say

Spirent Buys Test Partner
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

Test firm makes another niche acquisition, paying up to $16 million for wireless networks partner Scientific Software Engineering

Google Hypometer Update
Light Ranting | 7/10/2006

VOIP holds steady, Scott Kriens goes unnoticed

Hedge Fund Vents on Vitesse
News Analysis | 7/10/2006

In a candid and self-satisfied diatribe, a California hedge fund calls ex-Vitesse executives full of 'hot air' and demands sale

No Draft-N Specification
Nearpoints | 7/10/2006

The rumors ain't true – the Wi-Fi Alliance is maintaining its hands-off policy for Draft-N

George Riedel, Chief Strategy Officer, Nortel Networks
LRTV Interviews | 7/10/2006

In this June 7th interview, Nortel Networks' good-natured chief strategy officer, George Riedel, explains how IMS, IPTV, and WiMax are only first steps to where the company sees its technology opportunities

Verizon FiOS Rollout is Red-Hot
BroadBananas | 7/8/2006

While Verizon is hoping that its FiOS broadband service catches fire with consumers, the Bell needs to be careful for what it wishes.

Measure Your WQ
Monkey Bidness | 7/7/2006

Don't misunderestimate it

Mesh Mash-Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/7/2006

As Tropos readies multi-radio AP, metro networking market hits overdrive

PMC Sags on Earnings Update
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Stock drops 15% after the company forecasts earnings and announces its CFO's pending retirement

Ciena CEO: Watching Infinera
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Ciena's CEO Gary Smith says he's taking Infinera 'very seriously' as his company plans new product developments

Lucatel Staff Face Wage Worries
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Alcatel and Lucent staff face the prospect of post-merger wage cuts in 2008, according to a document filed with the SEC

VOIP Hacker Blues
The Philter | 7/7/2006

How many smokes will $700 buy?

To Google or Not to Google
Monkey Bidness | 7/7/2006

Now it's bona fide

My Notebook Sleeps Around
Nearpoints | 7/7/2006

Well, not mine, but a lot of them do – and they might bring a social disease to your network

Cisco Buys WLAN Security Smarts
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Cisco returns to the security sector, buying software-based secure WLAN access specialist Meetinghouse

Cisco Buys WLAN Security Smarts
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/7/2006

Cisco returns to the security sector, buying software-based secure WLAN access specialist Meetinghouse

CableLabs Cooking Up New OCAP Standard
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

New technical standard for cable-ready TV sets and set-top boxes would enable IP-based multimedia streams to the home

Adrian Hobbins, CTO, Exponential-e
LRTV Interviews | 7/7/2006

The CTO of one of the more interesting service providers in Europe, Exponential-e, discusses Ethernet's exponential growth and why the company made a switch from Riverstone to Alcatel

Who's Going to Eat FiberNet?
News Analysis | 7/7/2006

FiberNet wants to scale up, but the CEO says the company's not actively seeking a buyer

An iPod for Dorks?
The Martin Chronicles | 7/6/2006

Microsoft enters the hip music-player space

RIM Targets Hosted Email for SMBs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2006

New version of BlackBerry server targets small, medium-sized businesses

Clearwire Nabs $900M, Nixes IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Clearwire is abandoning its $400M IPO, as it receives a cool $900M in financing from Intel Capital and Motorola Ventures

Clearwire Nabs $900M, Nixes IPO
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Clearwire is abandoning its $400M IPO, as it receives a cool $900M in financing from Intel Capital and Motorola Ventures

Vendors Prep for XML Growth
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

The latest Services Software Insider looks at the growing business possibilities behind XML and SOAs

AudioCodes Takes Netrake
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Media gateway vendor buys session border controller firm for $11 million to flesh out its IMS story

English: Dumb It Down!
Monkey Bidness | 7/6/2006

It's so haaaaaard!

Newport Sinks & Shrinks
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

SBC vendor's share price slumps following trading update that tells of contract delays and tiny revenues

CableCard Failures Spark Spat
News Analysis | 7/6/2006

Cable and consumer electronics industries are blaming each other for faulty installations

UK Cable Going Mobile, Like a Virgin
BroadBananas | 7/6/2006

NTL, the UK's largest cable operator, completed its acquisition of Virgin Mobile yesterday. The deal offers a quick way for NTL, a mobile virgin in its own right, to quickly penetrate (pardon the expression) the wireless market.

Vonage Peer Makes a Fine Whine
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

8x8 CEO Martin sends an open letter to investors saying that his company's stock price has suffered unfairly from IPO

World Cup Lookalikes
Light Ranting | 7/5/2006

Recognize somebody?

Palm v RIM Gets Hot
The Martin Chronicles | 7/5/2006

Wall Street starts to get what IT pros are seeing about the new Treos

Marvell Joins Options Fun
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

The chip company becomes the latest under fire for stock-options practices

Mobile WiMax Takes Fixed Field
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

More and more WiMax companies acknowledge that 802.16e – the standard often called 'mobile WiMax' – is in demand for fixed deployments

Mobile WiMax Takes Fixed Field
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2006

More and more WiMax companies acknowledge that 802.16e – the standard often called 'mobile WiMax' – is in demand for fixed deployments

Is That a Cell Phone in Your Pocket?
Cutting Loose | 7/5/2006

The marketing of mobile devices takes a more fashionable and, err... warmer turn

No 'Buy' From Vonage Bankers
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

Citigroup and UBS have initiated coverage on Vonage, and the report cards ain't pretty

Mavenir Converges on $13M
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

Stealth mode startup Mavenir Systems has $13M in its wallet and may have pocketed a senior Alcatel executive

Basil Alwan, President of Alcatel's IP Division
LRTV Interviews | 7/5/2006

Alcatel's Basil Alwan talks about the importance of edge routing technology, market share, and design as carriers scale their networks to include video applications at every level

Citel Raises $15M, Sets for IPO
News Analysis | 7/5/2006

VOIP systems player that offers an alternative to Cisco is set to join London's AIM market next week

Newbies vs. Geeks
Nearpoints | 7/5/2006

The eternal challenge

Security Still Key WLAN Concern
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2006

64 percent of businesses intend to increase WLAN deployment during the next 12 months, according to analyst firm

Transcorp Wins Auction for Ailing Nitel
News Analysis | 7/4/2006

Nigerian conglomerate Transcorp has put in the winning bid for ailing public telco Nitel, offering $750M for a 75% stake

Chunghwa Plans $4B NGN
News Analysis | 7/4/2006

Taiwan's national carrier is set to invest up to $4 billion to migrate to an all-IP network over the next seven years

ZTE Warns on Profits
News Analysis | 7/4/2006

Chinese vendor's stock dips as it warns of lower profits for the first half of 2006

Bell-DBS Alliance Still Means Trouble
Cable Guy | 7/4/2006

Who needs IPTV when you've already got satellite TV? Not Verizon. Nor AT&T nor BellSouth nor Qwest for that matter.

Video Site Cheat Sheet II
The Philter | 7/4/2006

More sites. More info. Same lovable blog

Millicom Abandons Sale, Stock Plunges
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Emerging markets carrier's stock plummets over 25% as it walks away from takeover talks

Europe's Abuzz With Broadband Buyouts
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Speculation is rife about the sale of British broadband assets, while cable operator consolidation in the Netherlands looks likely

Redback in Options Probe
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Redback is the latest telecom vendor to get a call from the authorities concerning its stock option history

Arris, Redback Top Merger Scorecard
News Analysis | 7/3/2006

Not atop the list: Tellabs and Nortel, at least by one analyst's reckoning

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