A truce in the VPLS holy war
Not everyone is on board the Reding roller coaster
After taking flak for supposedly missing the Ethernet/IPTV boat, Juniper has enjoyed a pretty good year
Shares in Arris fell after the C-COR deal was announced, but an expected Q3 EPS miss could be the culprit
RIM and T-Mobile introduce first BlackBerry to allow WiFi calls
For the second time this year, Vonage is guilty of violating another carrier's patents
A long-awaited deal with NTT seems to be the catalyst for a 15% jump in Centillium's stock price
Apple shows that carriers are happy to play dumb if you have something to sell
Although Arris and C-COR stole its thunder on Monday, BigBand is trying to drum up some noise with a third-gen 'universal' edge QAM
Motorola, IBM, and others get deeper into WiMax Silicon
WikiHow on iGoogle is for masterminds only
As the proud owner of a Slingbox, I woke up this morning a bit closer to becoming an EchoStar customer
They've got real customers, just no names
Company makes 30 percent of the cost of iTunes downloads
In between deadlines, I've found some headlines
Swedish regulator plans flexible wireless broadband auction
'A' and 'C' get namechecked, but not 'E'
Catch'em while they're young
Startup has developed and now launched a switch chip designed specifically for Carrier Ethernet requirements
Product gap filler seen by one analyst as too little, too late
Google is reportedly in talks with carriers to build a new transpacific submarine cable
Macmaker warns users who seek to roam free
Thanks in part to the July integration ban, the number of CableCARDs deployed among the top 10 US MSOs is approaching 1 million
Swedish vendor is supplying the fiber access and home gateway technology for Vienna's municipal FTTH network
Sigh! Patent problems loom
IPTV gets some new quality control
Or, the loneliness of crowds
Capex at the carrier could slow due to excess Project Lightspeed inventory and a budget crunch at AT&T Local UPDATED 9/25 NOON
But who's buying?
'Welcome to 2006,' says a competitor
Proposal for C-COR gives Arris the portfolio and scale necessary to compete against bigger dogs like Cisco and Motorola
MVNO service launches advertising-funded mobile service for young people
'We're listening, and we want to sell you stuff'
A roundup of upcoming mobile and fixed license auctions in emerging markets
Tomorrow is Halo Day
Ofcom wants to open 900 MHz to 3G services
TeliaSonera takes on the regulator
Verizon's gradually changing FiOS to an IPTV service. But that alone won't make it remarkably different from cable TV
Some big-name offerings are among the 90 'pre-n' products that are now certified compatible
Encryption firm's entry bolsters cable strategy and makes it a candidate for Verizon's 'next-gen' conditional access system
Having lost out on Tandberg TV and Terayon, Arris tries a $730M bid for C-COR
Search giant could have spectrum ambitions outside the US
Serial entreprenuer Cheng Wu gets his claws into the mobile content market
Latest purchase gives AlcaLu credibility in the interactive ad sector for broadcasters and telcos, claims exec
BCE shareholders approve bid by Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan. CEO Michael Sabia announces plans to step down
Second Life becoming Only Life?
A class action suit seeks an end to prepackaged programming tiers from cable and DBS ops, as well as network 'tying' deals
Operators in talks now
Charter says it has 3,000 hours of VOD capacity per video server
Analyst eyes effects of Apple's Euro venture
An analyst lowers his price target and says it's time to sell Akamai and Limelight
Wanna meet? F2F?
New uses for cellphones
Cablevision has consulted the crystal ball to see how much financial damage Verizon might mete out through 2011
Canadians hate making money
Test-driving the Z8
Alcatel-Lucent is acquiring British interactive TV applications specialist Tamblin to cap a busy week of announcements
No Fiber in Embarq's Diet?
Extracting maximum publicity for La iPhone
Another service quashed by the walled garden
Puckett and see
You take the good with the bad
A cable MSO in Ecuador is first to deploy vendor's new voice-over-WiMax implementation
More noise in NYC
Where's the beef?
Duo is working towards adopting a common 4G platform, with Long-Term Evolution the front runner
Christmas was postponed for DirecTV's legion of HD-philes
German incumbent is checking out PBT's capabilities in a trial with Nokia Siemens Networks
Anti-botnet security services are on the rise, but ISPs still aren't coming over to clean up your machine
More drama in the SBC
The company's OME 6500 is beginning to get traction, as the market for converged optical + Ethernet equipment heats up
Yet it is still the software, stupid
CableLabs RFI seeks a uniform system for ads, so advertisers can 'buy cable,' write one check, and reach more folks than with telco tv
Rogers exec suggests company could buy Shaw or smaller Canadian cable ops if the price is right
Over a year after the Apple wireless flap, researcher David Maynor publishes a paper with proof-of-concept of the controversial hack
Even without the latest in 3G?
Vodafone & Orange to share 3G costs by pooling infrastructure
Was Pannaway deluded?
German operators cozy up for a DVB-H license
Mobile dating revenues to hit $1B by 2012
Does T-Mobile UK really want to buy 3?
Founded by a Western Multiplex vet, Exalt hopes to cash in on a wireless backhaul overhaul
Apple chooses T-Mobile to carry the iPhone in Germany, which goes on sale November 9 for $557
Beware of the bundle
Influential analyst house ups its estimates
Problem with God? Tell it to the judge
Apple device beats aging rockers, says O2 man
Comcast COO says Verizon is the real deal, but questions the damage being caused by AT&T's video offering
One last funding round could propel the tunable laser vendor to an IPO
Analysts expect Tellabs FTTC equipment sales to decline in BellSouth territories
Indian regulator closes consultation on its IPTV recommendations this week
Want holes? They got'em!
The Old Continent got its first taste of iPhone mania today, but will Europeans buy a smartphone without the latest 3G connectivity?
Nokia acquires mobile advertising firm Enpocket and builds on its new Internet services strategy
MSO is recruiting customers to test a 50-Mbit/s Internet service based on pre-Docsis 3.0 tech
Global Metro Carrier Ethernet for business is an oxymoron
Apple's Steve Jobs has teamed up with O2 to bring the iPhone to Britain, and it's clear who's calling the shots
Pics from today's iPhone UK announcement at the Apple store on Regent Street, London
For 25 cents, why not?
Apple boss Steve Jobs admits he may have left a trail of broken hearts in his wake in the build-up to his UK iPhone deal with O2
Sprouts not included
Networking giant buys partner Cognio, which helps to smooth the path of corporate WiFi
I don't think so
Ciena has picked up some assets and intellectual property of PhyFlex Networks for an undisclosed sum
Ugly shoes may be hazardous to your health
3 and T-Mobile get jiggy
European Commissioner wants to cut mobile termination rates
Nothing beats a pitch with a personal touch
O2 will be the exclusive UK operator to carry the iPhone, which will cost £269 ($536) when it hits the shops on November 9
Does Xponent spell a trend?
Are we truly better off with the iPhone, FTTP, and Docsis 3.0? Do you pine for the days of the dialup Internet?
A few layoffs but no radical changes yet, as UTStarcom grinds its way back towards profitability
The MSO is preparing to launch a slower offering for dialup customers, and it's still on track to exploit Docsis 3.0
Yes, the company is still around, and it's gotten more funding and a new cast of investors
Memories can wait
Deep packet inspection vendor CloudShield raises $15 million and gets a strategic partner
Blame the man, not the remote
Carrier delays take their toll on policy control specialist Tazz Networks, which has shrunk down to just 10 staff
Barry Bonds's home run ball now belongs to you
IP-PBX specialist may be on its third software release, but its cable strategy is just getting off the ground
New Airave box offers cheaper couch potato calls for the carrier's CDMA users
Paetec's acquisition of McLeod gives it a national footprint it hopes will compete with AT&T and Verizon Business
'I see London, I see France...'
O2 has reportedly clinched the deal in the UK
Some cable subs in NJ are finding that competition from Verizon is increasing their monthly cable bill
Readers rank the best
Wall Street research firm weighs on how much Apple makes from AT&T through the iPhone
Different industries. Same old crap
Gigabit-speed sustained attacks on the rise, and botnets are now the No. 1 threat to ISP backbones
T-Mobile announced plans to acquire SunCom Wireless for $2.4 billion
The platform still is the point
Way out West in Montana, Bresnan becomes the latest MSO to dabble in WiFi access
Europe's optical players have gathered in Berlin
What now for these second-tier players?
The optical startup is searching for a buyer after an aggressive ramp-up didn't pan out
The Top 5 companies we didn't know still existed
Why can't karaoke joints feature some cooler songs?
So much drama in the SBC
Big box startup promises a veritable broadband beast for 2008
Pat Russo says: 'It's not the execution.' What is it, then?
One calls the Alcatel/Lucent merger a 'fiasco' while another says the company is the telecom industry's Britney Spears
Officials say the R&D house will be ready to go for Docsis 3.0 tests
A 26.5 million set-top RFP? Sorry, I meant to say 26,493,286. Sure, it's excessive, but this is a phone company
Person o' the Year, thus far
Verizon sues FCC over 700Mhz auctions
Success with the BBC's TV-on-demand service
Home gateway developer has been kicked out of its offices, is down to two staff, and looks dead in the water
To the moon, Alice!
Heavy Reading estimates packet optical sales will jump from $0 to $1B by 2012, driven by Tier 1 carrier demand
BroadLight CEO Andrew Vought says this latest round of funding should be the company's last
Industry source says the carrier has lined up suppliers for a limited rollout of the wireless broadband tech in 2008
Except for the 767, they're not ostentatious
CableLabs interop gives us a glimpse of the suppliers that will vie for business when MSOs start to test and deploy PacketCable 2.0
'I heart Britney Spears and public humiliation'
SBC vendor cozies up to Nokia Siemens
MSO's road to privatization will take another turn on Oct. 24, when shareholders cast their votes on the deal
Cablevision de México ha lanzado una versión española de la lengua del video digital de la serie 2 esta'ndares-def de TiVo
SEC brings charges against four former finance VPs
Screw work! Win valuable prizes!
Take that, Larry Ellison
Alcatel-Lucent's stock slumps 11% as it lowers its 2007 revenue projections
Management changes may have led to a shakeup in Sonus's sales force
Contentinoplers pick Limelight as top dog
State Franchises Matter
Glass half empty or half full?
Now the Silicon Valley mesh project is called into question
Nokia Siemens Networks is in talks to buy Ethernet kit vendor Atrica, according to a source close to the negotiations
Person o' the Year update
Indian value-added services player acquires Parisian mobile backup software provider
A little bit of local trouble
A report that Hutchison will sell its Italian 3G operator sent the Hong Kong conglomerate's share price soaring
Swisscom Mobile is the first operator to deploy Tellabs new 8605 pseudowire access gateway at cell sites for 3G backhaul
Verizon Business plans to improve the scaleability and costs of deploying managed services to branch offices
After nine hours, the FCC's 'open agenda meeting' produced some jazz tunes and several frustrated viewers
Rules will force MSOs to deliver 'must carry' broadcast channels in analog and digital, but FCC concedes to a three-year sunset
PBT is back in the news as Nortel announces two more customer engagements, and Ixia joins Nortel's PBT club
WiFi startup said to be considering selling out to a larger, public company
Do you see in Smellovision?
Sometimes I feel like there's less of sense of urgency about emergency communications than there should be
Analysts are becoming skeptical that Tellabs is close to selling
Sue'em, sue'em, sue'em!
Everyone gains share!
Orange grows its broadband and data services, but can't stop ARPUs from falling in Europe
Person o' the Year, thus far
Worldwide shipments of cable data and voice modems surged past 16 million units in the first half of the year.
Vodafone has launched an iPhone spoiler service
The mid-sized New York-based MSO appears to be off the deal table, but the move could mark just a temporary retreat, an analyst says
PON chip leader raises $12M in its fifth round of venture funding
North America is still missing from the equation
Parisian municipal consortium Sipperec is building a wholesale EPON-based access network to provide businesses with gigabit speeds
Wireless broadband battle hotting up
Channel 999 is 666 upside down
Some grainy evidence
New video search player hopes to shake up mobile
Young person's wireless operator gets a $36.8M series B VC infusion for its 'tween-focused' MVNO
So far, 15 operators have signed deals to carry a new HDTV service offered by the CMC and SES Americom
Air guitar or not, it's still rock 'n' roll to me...
Roger McNamee talks about his moonlighting gig
This is your mouth. This is HDTV. This is your mouth drooling over HDTV. Try not to get electrocuted
SBC vendor got its top-up cash
Chen plans new carrier Ethernet venture called Qosera
...ain't what they used to be
Vodafone unveils an unlimited music download service ahead of Apple's news of European distribution partners for the iPhone
Equipment vendor banks more funding but is still in search of customers
Big names are backing the virtualization startup which is using a new I/O scheme to help make data centers more flexible
An idea that was crushed under the weight of endless printouts and glossy copies
I'm in UR puter, stealin UR identity
And change its name, too
Low-cost local operator says it will look into rival's $7.5B bid; CFO leaves
I love Eunice Mixon! Do you?
Taking sides on both issues
You say 'Austria,' I say 'Idiot'
Vendor says its widely deployed mid-range and new 'compact' CMTS products will support next-gen specs
BSNL awards reduced mobile equipment contract to Ericsson after a government minister objected to its $4.5B mega-GSM tender
Video technology startup lines up deals after its former primary partner acquired a competitor
Videoconferencing system specialist Tandberg is paying $270M for high-definition videoconferencing system specialist Codian
Sycamore's finance chief swaps one nearly delisted company for another
It's the software, stupid! Why focusing on the GPhone misses the big picture
Verizon brings email to the mobile phone for FiOS customers
Russian administration adopts 'smile and nod' theory
Anyone feel burnt by it?
Dog bites wimp
Content delivery network upstart adds new video delivery capabilities and forges relationships with Adobe and Microsoft
Cisco is fueling an 'any stream to any screen' strategy by integrating with Adobe
Person o' the Year thus far
Carrier Ethernet switch/router market was up 36 percent year over year in the second quarter, according to Heavy Reading
TeliaSonera preps its Home Free FMC service for launch in Sweden
We told you so!
It started slow, but AT&T's U-verse is up to 100,000 subscribers and could meet its goal of 10,000 adds per week
The iPhone maker unveils more devices, but the examination of who makes money from Apple's wireless adventures continues
Chipmaker is looking to add intelligence and security functionality to its portfolio
A report suggests FCC chairman Kevin Martin has the votes necessary to impose dual must-carry on the cable industry
The chip company makes its Ethernet move by acquiring Ample's assets
Real bleeding-edge technology
The optics company can't fully explain its rollercoaster of a quarter, and that seems to have left investors unsettled
Comcast plans to take its case to federal court
Chambers is preaching it again
Leading Lights poll update
Mobilkom launches a mobile payment service that uses near field communication
Optical networking vendor disappoints in its fiscal fourth quarter
The shortlist is out (the CEO of Puppet Greetings didn't make the cut), so it's time to vote for your Person of the Year
Italian softswitch vendor appoints new CEO to drive growth and further the company's international expansion
Former Spirent CEO has new home at Zebra
Heavy Reading report says carriers are faced with a crucial decision regarding IMS as they upgrade to all-IP networks
Radical new 'mobile companion' turns out to be damp squib
The other A in AAA
BitTorrent brings supervillain back to life. I'm not joking.
Will users care enough about mobility to change to mobile WiMax as it arrives in the US?
Large local cut-rate carrier MetroPCS makes long-anticipated bid for rival Leap Wireless
Wholesale division of Dutch incumbent is to resell Narrowstep's Web TV platform and content to its customers
But you have to outdo KISS first
The FCC removed a requirement mandating that the three Baby Bells keep local and long distance as separate businesses
Verimatrix is staking its claim on the cable industry as some MSOs mull a migration to IP-based video services
MSOs are just starting to scratch the surface on cellular backhaul revenues, says a new Light Reading Cable Industry Insider report
Londoners adopt 'Faceball'; abandon 'working'
Please recycle this blog post
IT giant snaps up Irish network optimization specialist Netsure for an undisclosed sum
A patent publication spells out Google's foray into mobile payments
Beware of what you share. It could get you in deep legal trouble
Cisco gets into faster enterprise WiFi with the 802.11n 1250 access point
Fujitsu wins FLAG Telecom's $1.5B subsea NGN deployment and a capacity upgrade at Pacific Crossing
Pat Russo ranks #10 in global power list
A report that the Chinese military hacked into German government computers could have an impact on telecom vendors, analyst reckons
Report says DirecTV will boot up 'on-demand' service with a library of 2,000 to 3,000 hours of content, with 20% in hi-def
French alternative operator Iliad has outlined its $40.90 per month FTTH offer, and has reported increased profits for H1
Saving kids from themselves