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Mobile Music Madness
Jonestown | 9/30/2005

Take your ringtone and shove it!

Liberty Global Gobbles up Cablecom
BroadBananas | 9/30/2005

Liberty Global, the parent company of Europe's largest cable operator, UPC Broadband, inked a deal today to acquire Cablecom of Switzerland.

A Dose of FiOS
The Philter | 9/30/2005

John Souter, LINX CEO
LRTV Interviews | 9/30/2005

LINX CEO John Souter discusses resilience, security, and the politics of peering

SF Muni WiFi in Low Gear
News Analysis | 9/30/2005

A year later, San Francisco's muni WiFi project is still little more than a gleam in the mayor's eye

Needham Sees Green in Zhone
News Analysis | 9/30/2005

Here's a shocker: Needham analysts see growth – and profits – coming to Zhone through the Paradyne acquisition

Liberty Intercepts Cablecom IPO
News Analysis | 9/30/2005

John Malone's Liberty Global splashes $2.2 billion on Swiss cable operator Cablecom, which was set for an IPO

WiMax USA: Spectrum Crunch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/30/2005

A lack of licensed spectrum could become a big issue for ISPs looking to implement WiMax in the US, but it helps Sprint Nextel

Macho Baby Gear
Red Panda | 9/30/2005

Having babies ain't just for dames no more!

Cisco Finds Nemo
News Analysis | 9/30/2005

Cisco continues to snap up small companies like popcorn -- it will pay $12.5 million for memory startup Nemo Systems

SafeNet Soars, Hifn Sags
News Analysis | 9/30/2005

Evening announcements provide good news for SafeNet and another disappointment for Hifn

CableLabs Certifies 11 E-MTAs
Cable Guy | 9/30/2005

THUS on the Prowl
News Analysis | 9/30/2005

Alternative UK operator THUS expects improved financial results and remains on the prowl for an acquisition target

ZTE Talking to Tellabs, Ciena
News Analysis | 9/29/2005

Chinese vendor has been in talks with Tellabs and Ciena about potential OEM deals, according to Light Reading sources

Cingular's Got Big FMC Plans
News Analysis | 9/29/2005

Carrier has a two-stage plan for fixed/mobile convergence services, and it's moving forward quickly, sources say

Cingular's Got Big FMC Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/29/2005

Carrier has a two-stage plan for fixed mobile convergence services, and it's moving forward quickly, sources say

Trade Route
The Philter | 9/29/2005

Clark Boards BeamExpress
News Analysis | 9/29/2005

Former Lightconnect CEO has resurfaced to tackle the LX4 transceiver market

Alcatel, Others Prep for Spanish Splash
News Analysis | 9/29/2005

Alcatel, IPTV, and the moon are vying for top news billing at next week's Broadband World Forum in Madrid

Ciena's Thrills and Spills
News Analysis | 9/29/2005

Rumors of big deals sent the stock up yesterday, but shares are sobering up today. Is ZTE interested?

Google Space?
Red Panda | 9/29/2005

NASA hops on the Google shuttle.

Dutch, Swedes Rule Muni BB
News Analysis | 9/28/2005

Nordic broadband execs discuss where municipal networks can really work

VOIP: Continental Drift?
News Analysis | 9/28/2005

Now on LRTV: Softswitch executive says the US VOIP market is hard to peg and still comparatively small

Cable Better Keep an Eye on Google
BroadBananas | 9/28/2005

Last week LightReading offered a sneak peak into Google's Internet backbone network aspirations. Armed with another $4 billion in cash, Google is force to be reckoned with.

The WLAN Departure Lounge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/28/2005

The enterprise WLAN job market is as fluid as ever

ECI, Keymile Debut IP DSLAMs
News Analysis | 9/28/2005

Pair have unveiled new IP DSLAMs ahead of next week's Broadband World Forum Europe event in Spain

Tropical Depression
The Philter | 9/28/2005

So what'd I do on vacation? Short answer: I didn't get killed.

Tachion & Tellium Tales
Light Ranting | 9/28/2005

Strange tales from NJ startups starting with 'T'

DeLay's Chickens Roosting
Red Panda | 9/28/2005

Schadenfreude never felt so good.

Moto Eyes AirWalk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/28/2005

Scuttlebutt suggests incumbent is mulling a bid for CDMA base-station startup

One Day You'll Thank Us
Red Panda | 9/27/2005

Is there a Chinese speaker in the house?

Vonage Selects IPO Bankers
News Analysis | 9/27/2005

Vonage is plowing forward with IPO plans in the wake of Skype's $2.6B windfall, but some believe an acquisition looms

Tuberous Slurpee
Jonestown | 9/27/2005

Mmmmm mmmmm! Gimme that tasty spud cocktail!

Trial of the Century
Monkey Bidness | 9/27/2005

Supremes tackle a big one.

Sources: Ericsson Mulling Marconi
News Analysis | 9/27/2005

Sources inside Marconi's corridors believe that Ericsson is planning a bid for the British vendor, but not everyone's convinced

RIM Picks Intel for Blackberry
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/27/2005

RIM inks chip deal to add features as 3G wireless email access market hots up

Ericsson Mulling Marconi?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/27/2005

Sources inside Marconi believe Ericsson is planning a bid for the British vendor, but not everyone's convinced

Modulus Broadcasts $10M Round
News Analysis | 9/27/2005

MPEG-4 video encoding startup Modulus Video scores $10M in Series B funding

Flipper: Armed & Dangerous
Red Panda | 9/27/2005

Armed Navy superdolphins menace human race.

Stock Watch: Neustar
Light Ranting | 9/27/2005

VOIP directory company hits new post-IPO high.

Increase Your Word Power
Monkey Bidness | 9/27/2005

The Germans have a word for it.

Long Wang Threatens Japan
Monkey Bidness | 9/27/2005

Spawned in the depths of the sea...

Tellabs May 'Edge' Towards Redback
News Analysis | 9/26/2005

Tellabs may find its way into edge markets through an acquisition of Redback, some analysts speculate

HP, Telcordia Hop SDP Bandwagon
News Analysis | 9/26/2005

As HP sets up service delivery platform collaboration scheme, OSS giant Telcordia looks set to enter the fray

Late Reprieve for VocalTec?
News Analysis | 9/26/2005

Struggling softswitch vendor is on life support but may have found a savior in Tdsoft

The March of Science!
Red Panda | 9/26/2005

Human urine, pig sperm put to uncommon uses.

Operation Desert Charity
Monkey Bidness | 9/26/2005

Presidential appeal raises $600.

Marconi/Huawei Talk Reheated
News Analysis | 9/26/2005

Talk of Huawei's bid for Marconi resurfaces, boosting the share price of the British incumbent equipment provider

3Com Pushes Enterprise WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/26/2005

Introduces new products, talks up integration possibilities

Is Iolon Becoming Coherent?
News Analysis | 9/26/2005

Word has it the tunable laser company's suitor is laser giant Coherent Inc.

Don't Try This at Home
Monkey Bidness | 9/25/2005

What could possibly go wrong?

Videotron Inks MVNO Deal with Rogers
BroadBananas | 9/24/2005

Finally, an MVNO deal by a major MSO. This week Quebec cable operator Videotron inked a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) deal with Rogers Wireless, the sister company of Canada's largest cable company, Rogers Cable.

RBOCs Gearing up for Gigabit PONs
News Analysis | 9/23/2005

The North American incumbents are revving up their GPON plans and a long-awaited RFP could arrive in November, sources say

Meru Veep Goes Cisco-Side
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/23/2005

Meru marketing VP jumps to Cisco

Autocell Grabs Another Round
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/23/2005

WLAN software startup expected to announce more funding next week

VOIP Testing Goes Live
News Analysis | 9/23/2005

VON brings a raft of product releases for VOIP testing and monitoring as carriers focus on live environments

Monkey Bidness | 9/23/2005

He was the walrus.

BellSouth: The IMS SuperBowl?
News Analysis | 9/23/2005

Speculation continues on the winner of the BellSouth IMS RFP, with Lucent now seen as having an edge over Sonus

ADVA Plans 40G Metro Gear
News Analysis | 9/23/2005

Souping up its high-end metro platform with 40-Gbit/s channels, ROADM, and Raman amplification

ROADM Show: Funding & Feuding
News Analysis | 9/22/2005

The ROADM market is getting rough and tumble. Capella raises $10M, while Metconnex engages JDSU in a courtroom battle

Utah's Broadband War
News Analysis | 9/22/2005

The UTOPIA broadband service is facing a price war with incumbent broadband providers

Xtera Xhibits Energis Deal
News Analysis | 9/22/2005

Energis has picked the optical networking provider to be its supplier of long-haul DWDM equipment

Sorry, Wisconsin
Jonestown | 9/22/2005

In cheese worship, the Dutch have the louder Gouda.

Celebrate 'Nokia Sucks!' Day
Red Panda | 9/22/2005

Remembering the worst business trip, ever.

BT Opens Up Access
News Analysis | 9/22/2005

Deal with UK regulator creates a new access network division, avoiding potential barrier to 21CN

Mobile TV Faces Tech Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/22/2005

Unstrung Insider cites three competing ways to deliver TV to mobile users

Clinton & Lewinsky Condoms
Monkey Bidness | 9/22/2005

Chinese firm redefines respect.

Your CMO Is Who?
News Analysis | 9/22/2005

You'd have thought chief marketing officers would be good at marketing themselves. Think again...

Storage Vet Dances the Xambala
News Analysis | 9/21/2005

XML processing startup's new CEO is Mike Knudsen from QLogic

Plaxo People
Light Ranting | 9/21/2005

Please stop Plaxo-ing me, you Pinto lovers...

Earthlink Joins VOIP Parade
News Analysis | 9/21/2005

The 5 million-member ISP has plans to roll out 'Vonage-like' service in two weeks

Colt Plans Ethernet Splurge
News Analysis | 9/21/2005

Colt will launch a new range of Ethernet service offerings later this year

The King Jim Version
Monkey Bidness | 9/21/2005

Wacky vicar deletes the begats.

Voodoo Cranks Up 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/21/2005

Carrier plans HSDPA network launch in 2006 and talks down potential of mobile WiMax

Force10 Takes $40M, Talks IPO
News Analysis | 9/21/2005

10-Gbit/s Ethernet startup raises another chunk of change, and one lead investor says it's ready for IPO

Feds Ship Coals to Newcastle
Monkey Bidness | 9/21/2005

FEMA moves in mysterious ways.

Sprint Leaves Behind the Legacy
News Analysis | 9/21/2005

To shut down its legacy networks in four years as it moves thousands of businesses to a converged IP backbone

Censor Sensors
Red Panda | 9/21/2005

All the news unfit to print.

Light Ranting | 9/21/2005

Does Google want to copy everything?

Muni Networks: The Public's Not Buying
News Analysis | 9/21/2005

Municipal broadband networks are gaining momentum, but consumers haven't noticed

Tony Li Leaves Cisco Again
News Analysis | 9/21/2005

The routing guru is off to pursue startup life again, with Procket's former COO

Remember 2004?
The Philter | 9/20/2005

Guess what company was the third largest communications investment made by venture capitalists in 2004.

Google's Free-Time Secure WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/20/2005

Search Sumo gets in the secure WiFi ring

All Aboard the GGSN Test
News Analysis | 9/20/2005

LR invites vendors to participate in a comprehensive, independent test of GGSN performance capabilities

All Aboard the GGSN Test
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/20/2005

LR invites vendors to participate in a comprehensive, independent test of GGSN performance capabilities

Master of Low-Ball
Red Panda | 9/20/2005

Lowering expectations: What Bush does best.

Axerra Scores Extra Funding
News Analysis | 9/20/2005

The pseudowire systems vendor adds another $16.25M to its coffers

Google's Own Private Internet
News Analysis | 9/20/2005

Search giant is spending hundreds of millions on a core global network to serve up content

Carrier VOIP Deployments Surge
News Analysis | 9/20/2005

More than three-quarters of service providers surveyed by Heavy Reading say they've deployed VOIP

Carrier VOIP Surges
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/20/2005

More than three-quarters of service providers surveyed by Heavy Reading say they've deployed VOIP

Nortel CEO: We Blew It on DSL
News Analysis | 9/20/2005

Bill Owens wishes Nortel had stuck it out in DSL, says he needs a new CTO, and sounds off about the competition

When Giant Bunnies Attack!
Red Panda | 9/20/2005

One pill makes you larger...

More Irony in Washington
Monkey Bidness | 9/20/2005

Depends on how one defines 'recovery.'

Macromedia, Cisco Push Telecom Apps
News Analysis | 9/20/2005

Macromedia and Cisco launch new conferencing suite, will compete with WebEX and Microsoft

Siemens Funds Tropos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/20/2005

New German backers are evaluating the startup's MetroMesh technology

These People Are Nuts!
Monkey Bidness | 9/19/2005

Capitalism explained.

The Happy Helmet?
Jonestown | 9/19/2005

Stop alien mind control while remaining stylish.

Tellabs Running ROADMs at Verizon
News Analysis | 9/19/2005

Sources say Tellabs has all but sewn up a very big optical equipment RFP at Verizon

Riverstone Aims for Access
News Analysis | 9/19/2005

New shrunken versions of the company's 15008 router aim to bring carrier Ethernet to the edge

Comptel Enhances Its OSS
News Analysis | 9/19/2005

Scandinavian software player snaps up mediation and network inventory businesses for $22M to broaden portfolio

Cannon Fires at Incumbents
News Analysis | 9/19/2005

Utah Congressman accuses Baby Bells and cable MSOs of inhibiting the growth of broadband in the US

Video Through the Air
Light Ranting | 9/19/2005

If it looks cool, who cares what it does?

Europeans Eye IPOs
News Analysis | 9/19/2005

NetCentrex, Telenet, and Cablecom size up the listing possibilities, but the market's not ready for everyone

He-Man Gives Kids Hope
Monkey Bidness | 9/19/2005

It ain't Willy Wonka.

Ceylonese Dumb It Down
Monkey Bidness | 9/19/2005

They've just slashed the sex-crime rate.

Ruckus: Causin' a Commotion?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/19/2005

High-speed WLAN startup looks for triple-play action with PCCW

Separated at Birth?
Red Panda | 9/16/2005

...or does Phil moonlight as a heavy-metal frontman?

Funny Ha-Ha?
Jonestown | 9/16/2005

It's Friday, it's been a long week, I can't even tell if this is real or a joke anymore.

New Telecom Bill Draws Raves
News Analysis | 9/16/2005

The House Commerce Committee has released a first draft of it Telecom Act overhaul legislation

NTT Gets Stoked?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/16/2005

Word on the street is that the secretive FMC startup is working with massive Japanese carrier NTT

Something's Up at Iolon
News Analysis | 9/16/2005

With tunable laser vendor Agility announcing its own acquisition, Iolon appears to be next

Cisco QOS Defect Deflates Corvil
News Analysis | 9/16/2005

Software snafu leads Cisco to warn customers that software from Corvil has been generating inaccurate data

Travel Alert II: Patagonia
Monkey Bidness | 9/16/2005

Pack the sunscreen.

Newport Gets IMS
News Analysis | 9/16/2005

Session controller vendor from the UK will roll into VON with its convergent-friendly pitch

Sprint Preps WiBro Trial
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/16/2005

US carrier becomes first foreign player to adopt horrid South Korean acronym

Travel Alert
Monkey Bidness | 9/16/2005

Larry's vacation plans shot to hell.

JDSU, Corning Get Upgrades
News Analysis | 9/16/2005

Wall Street gives optical components a lift, with Citigroup upgrading JDSU and Merrill Lynch blessing Corning

Weather Report
Light Ranting | 9/16/2005

Ophelia's got the wobblies.

New Energy Source Discovered
Monkey Bidness | 9/16/2005

We need to harness this guy.

Time to Double Down on DSL?
BroadBananas | 9/15/2005

MSN Goes Googling
The Philter | 9/15/2005

'Certainly, we have seen MSN hire people who, for example, formerly worked for Google or in some cases temps...'

Corning May Sell Avanex Stake
News Analysis | 9/15/2005

The 10.7 million shares held by Corning could be sold off soon, and that might not be a bad thing

Tellabs Danish Shares Get Sticky
News Analysis | 9/15/2005

Former Danish staff plan a legal challenge over the loss of stock options, but Tellabs says they simply expired

As Good as C-SPAN
Red Panda | 9/15/2005

Missed the hearings? Let's catch you up.

Fios Fries Comcast
Light Ranting | 9/15/2005

WSJ tech guru Walt tests fiber vs cable.

NexTone Gets Khan
News Analysis | 9/15/2005

NexTone lands industry vet Malik Khan as its new CEO

Nortel Teams on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/15/2005

Incumbent vendor leans on Airspan for sale of fixed-wireless kit and LG for mobile equipment

Don't Ask, Don't Confess
Monkey Bidness | 9/15/2005

Gay apparel is a dead giveaway.

Pee as in President
Red Panda | 9/15/2005

Emergency management takes many forms.

Novera's Got a New PON Spin
News Analysis | 9/15/2005

Novera Optics, six years and several business plans later, is pushing a new form of PON that has taken hold in Korea

Think of the Children!
Monkey Bidness | 9/15/2005

Concerned Mom targets hummers.

Savvis Sells Virtual Switch Savvy
News Analysis | 9/15/2005

Service provider feasts on Inkra's remains and uses its platform to offer managed firewalls and other services

A Blade Too Far
Jonestown | 9/15/2005

How the hell are you supposed to shave with something that's the size of a small aircraft carrier?

Darth Tabor
The Philter | 9/14/2005

These people should have to take a bath every few days, put on clean clothes, and keep their hair trimmed neatly...

Cisco Touts IP Video Progress
BroadBananas | 9/14/2005

Cisco Systems pitched its progress in IP video with broadband service providers, including Softbank BB and SureWest, at IBC 2005 in Amsterdam.

Redback Shares Rock: What's Up?
News Analysis | 9/14/2005

Officials say business is great, stock's up 10 percent. Is there a PTT customer in the future?

ROADM Overview
LRTV Documentaries | 9/14/2005

What’s driving growth in use of reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers? Cisco, Heavy Reading, and Veroxity tell all

Stoke Gets Stoked With $20M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/14/2005

Quiet-running startup grabs $19.8M in funding, works on secure fixed/mobile convergence box for building VPNs

Stoke Gets Stoked With $20M
News Analysis | 9/14/2005

Quiet-running startup raises $19.8M, works on secure fixed/mobile convergence box for building VPNs

Startup Valuations
The Philter | 9/14/2005

Startups had a median valuation of $23.5M in Q2.

Great White Hope
Red Panda | 9/14/2005

I want this, and I want it now.

AOL's Got VOIP Again
News Analysis | 9/14/2005

Company set to launch a residential VOIP service that won't require subscribing to AOL, plans to redouble marketing efforts

Seeing Is Believing
LR Mobile Column | 9/14/2005

Seeing Is Believing Interest in mobile TV services exploded in 2005, and it's winning acclaim from mobile operators worldwide

Satan Stompers Let Loose
Monkey Bidness | 9/14/2005

You thought the Shriners were hellraisers?

Yogis on Parade
Monkey Bidness | 9/14/2005

Hairy men gone wild.

BWA Vendors Grab Cash
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/14/2005

Aperto scores $17M while rival Navini appears to have chalked up another $25M

Wetters From Weaders
The Philter | 9/14/2005

So I take a note for your again...

Eat My Dust, Picasso!
Jonestown | 9/14/2005

For the art lovers amongst you, Rockwell meets Us Weekly, sorta.

Ethernet Growing Pains
News Analysis | 9/14/2005

Service providers at the Carrier Ethernet World Congress in Berlin say that carrier-class Ethernet still has a ways to go

NetCentrex CTO Olivier Hersent
LRTV Interviews | 9/14/2005

NetCentrex CTO Olivier Hersent discusses IMS, IP telephony, and croissants

Dr. James Dodd
LRTV Interviews | 9/14/2005

Dr. James Dodd, managing director of Anthem Corporate Finance, talks telecom recovery

Future of Telecom – Europe
LRTV Documentaries | 9/14/2005

More than 350 folks from service providers and tech vendors gathered in London to talk VOIP, IP video, IMS, and next-generation IP networks

Airgo Speeds WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/14/2005

Chip startup revs wireless LAN up to 240 Mbit/s

Think, Then Speak
Red Panda | 9/13/2005

Reversing order could be hazardous to your job.

Hot Comm Stocks
Light Ranting | 9/13/2005

Cisco Pushes RFID
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/13/2005

Wireless tracking technology appears to be next big enterprise push for Cisco

She Was Going Ape
Monkey Bidness | 9/13/2005

They're dosing my relatives.

MEF: Certification Wasn't Easy
News Analysis | 9/13/2005

The first round of Carrier Ethernet certifications included a lot of do-overs, the Metro Ethernet Forum says

MEF Rubber Stamps Ethernet Gear
News Analysis | 9/13/2005

Awards its first carrier Ethernet service-compliant certificates to 39 products from 16 vendors

Russian Purity of Essence
Monkey Bidness | 9/13/2005

Larry may have to change his wedding plans.

Can You Help Me Now?
The Philter | 9/13/2005

A little wireless hurricane PR, if you please.

Sun-Screen Alert
Light Ranting | 9/13/2005

Today's science news

802.16e Spec Nears Completion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/13/2005

Mobile WiMax standard could be ratified by month end

Enea Revives Équipe Middleware
News Analysis | 9/13/2005

A small piece of Équipe lives on, and it's targeting the software side of the ATCA equation

Bird Calls
Jonestown | 9/13/2005

Like a bird on the, er, wireless...

Faithful Cock
Monkey Bidness | 9/13/2005

What the world needs now...

Valley Wonk: DSL Man
Column | 9/13/2005

Visiting John Cioffi, the 'Father of DSL'

EBay/Skype: A Non-Friction Play
News Analysis | 9/13/2005

Skype investor explains how Skype's functionality is designed to eliminate a key 'point of friction' in eBay's auctions

Fun With Photoshop
Red Panda | 9/12/2005

Bush père et fils survey the flooding.

Kotura Cooks Up $13M
News Analysis | 9/12/2005

The components firm closes 'Series 2' funding to help ramp its VOA array

The Ruckus Room
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/12/2005

What's in a name for Video54

Smartphone Software Neurosis
Jonestown | 9/12/2005

The Woody Allen-ification of wireless

Readers Didn't See Skype Deal
News Analysis | 9/12/2005

What does eBay really want with Skype? Readers don't quite get it...

Skype My eDonkey
Light Ranting | 9/12/2005

eDonkey, the Internet company with the most curious name, leads P2P.

Skype-Free Zone
Monkey Bidness | 9/12/2005

Now that Light Reading has gone All Skype All the Time...

Skype: Phast Phacts
The Philter | 9/12/2005

Skype now accounts for more than 46% of all North American Internet telephony traffic.

Kodiak Scores $15M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/12/2005

One-time push-to-talk startup takes total VC injection to $25M

It's Safe to Eat Cheese Again
Monkey Bidness | 9/12/2005

It doesn't curdle your dreams.

Cheap Laughs
Red Panda | 9/12/2005

A man goes to the doctor...

Our Daily Pasta
Monkey Bidness | 9/12/2005

And God called the pasta Spaghetti; and the gathering together of the seasonings called he Marinara: and God saw that it was good.

A Doughy Dilemma
The Philter | 9/12/2005

Just got a note from a concerned employee of a company still missing 51 employees since Hurricane Katrina...

Skype's EBubble
Column | 9/12/2005

How much are the users really worth?

Columbia Cartel
The Philter | 9/12/2005

CTC's owner, Columbia Ventures, has its paws on several popular telecom concerns and is evidently using CTC to do some rolling up in a big way in the Northeast.

EBay Buys Skype for $2.6B
News Analysis | 9/12/2005

Internet retailer's share price dips as it makes the ultimate online purchase, buying VOIP service provider Skype for $2.6 billion

Alcatel Taps Layer 2
News Analysis | 9/12/2005

Enhances its 7750 Service Router to improve support for legacy Layer 2 services

Physician: "F*** Thyself"
Red Panda | 9/10/2005

Dr. Ben Marble, American hero, heckled Dick Cheney.

Wedding Smells
The Philter | 9/9/2005

I won't argue that whatever doesn't kill us makes us stronger. I've been married for seven years, by the way...

SunRocket Misfires Again
News Analysis | 9/9/2005

The Virginia-based VOIP provider is undergoing the latest in a string of outages that started this summer

Lucent Preps Optical God Box
News Analysis | 9/9/2005

New modular box will combine STS1 crossconnect, WDM, and packet processing, sources say

Pope Joins Hammerhead
News Analysis | 9/9/2005

Good Lord! Mahi Networks founder Kevin Pope is enlisting at Hammerhead Systems

Drunks: The Next Generation
Red Panda | 9/9/2005

The unbearable lightness of being a kid.

Mobile TV Gets Turned On
News Analysis | 9/9/2005

Unstrung Insider claims 'cellevision' could become a breakthrough, mass-market mobile data service

Queen City Pink
Monkey Bidness | 9/9/2005

'She came at me with her Hello Kitty® parasol!'

China De-Skyping?
Light Ranting | 9/9/2005

Reports say China Telecom is starting to clamp down on Skype.

Microsoft Soups Up the Set-Top
News Analysis | 9/9/2005

Partners with Thomson and Intel on user-friendly set-top boxes

Anything but Utah!
Red Panda | 9/9/2005

Even in disaster, Southerners have their standards.

All Hail OFDMA!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/9/2005

WiMax and 3G might be bloodthirsty competitors, but they’re moving to common ground, says BT honcho

Mobile TV Gets Turned On
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/9/2005

Unstrung Insider claims 'cellevision' could become a breakthrough, mass-market mobile data service

Cisco Finds Another Flaw
News Analysis | 9/9/2005

New IOS vulnerability relates to FTP and Telnet authentication

Monkey Is an Ass Man
Monkey Bidness | 9/9/2005

No accounting for taste.

Crisis? What Crisis?
Monkey Bidness | 9/9/2005

Exxon feels your pain. Not.

Czarina Katrina
Monkey Bidness | 9/9/2005

Make way, Fantastic 4: Here come the Hurricane Czar!

[Expletive Deleted]
Red Panda | 9/8/2005

Dick urged to perform an anatomical impossibility.

Aggregation Aggravation
News Analysis | 9/8/2005

BT and Telenor keynotes highlight different strategies over aggregation networks

JDSU Tunes In Agility
News Analysis | 9/8/2005

Seven years and $200M later, tunable laser vendor Agility finds a buyer

Shamed by His Poor Grammar
Red Panda | 9/8/2005

From the email hopper, a real stinker.

'Q' as in Quick! Shoot Me!
Monkey Bidness | 9/8/2005

Maybe my gaydar's outta whack...

Paul Reynolds, CEO, BT Wholesale
LRTV Interviews | 9/8/2005

BT Wholesale's Paul Reynolds discusses BT's 21CN, soccer, video's impact on telecom carriers, and haggis (not really)

Keep Your PBX Dry
The Philter | 9/8/2005

I know hurricanes are a boon to generator salesmen. But hosted PBX hawkers? Who knew?

After the Ball Is Over
Monkey Bidness | 9/8/2005

Ask for the chef's special sauce.

FOTE: VOIP, Video & Carlsberg
News Analysis | 9/8/2005

Enterprise VOIP catches on, video raises the eyebrows, and a lager loosens the lips

Alvarion WiMaxes Lucent
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/8/2005

Previously announced WiMax OEM deal also includes development of mobile 802.16e kit

Cracker Crime Pays
Monkey Bidness | 9/8/2005

Scum-sucking lowlife faces slap on hairy knuckles.

Chinese Versus Indian
Monkey Bidness | 9/8/2005

Outsourcing: Which is better?

The 'T' Word
Red Panda | 9/8/2005

Those small differences that matter so much

EBay & Skype Bubbling?
Light Ranting | 9/8/2005

Skype for $2-3B? You don't say...

Hammerhead Cries XML
News Analysis | 9/8/2005

After talking up edge routers and pseudowires, the company reveals it's got an XML strategy, too

Terayon Adding MPEG-4/AVC Support to CherryPicker
BroadBananas | 9/7/2005

Heading into the IBC 2005 conference in Amsterdam this week, Terayon Communication Systems announced plans to add support for MPEG-4/AVC on its DM 6400 Network CherryPicker digital video processing platform.

Jonestown | 9/7/2005

Can 100 songs really satisfy the MP3 generation?

Observers Tally Storm's Telecom Toll
News Analysis | 9/7/2005

The dependence of next-gen communications on basic public utilities severely limited their usefulness

AirGo's SOHO Go-Go
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/7/2005

Airgo grabs more funding as it goes for the high-end SOHO market

A Ciena Payback
The Philter | 9/7/2005

Since Jan. 2, 2004, Ciena's stock has lost 68% of its value.

NTL's NGN Hell
News Analysis | 9/7/2005

The move to next-gen networks causes carriers to rethink everything

Dodd's Recipe for Recovery
News Analysis | 9/7/2005

Financial guru says it's inevitable that the PTTs will pull an IBM, migrating to consulting and enterprise services

Adtran Cranks Up the Volume
News Analysis | 9/7/2005

Company's boost of the numbas sends shares soaring

Drunk Woman Stoned
Monkey Bidness | 9/7/2005

Dontcha hate when that happens?

Ericsson Invests $1B in China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/7/2005

Vendor targets 35 percent marketshare of lucrative 3G infrastructure business

Fast. Web.
The Philter | 9/7/2005

The Italians are breaking out their Members Only jackets and LA Looks hair gel for a little retro celebration today...

Oh, Those Wacky Brits
Red Panda | 9/7/2005

Plus ça change on the Anglo-French relations front.

21st Century Babel
Monkey Bidness | 9/7/2005

Beware the Google Monster.

Cisco's CRS-1 Charms C&W
News Analysis | 9/6/2005

Cable & Wireless's pledge to use Cisco's CRS-1 is only half as big a deal as you might think

Intel Capital Goes for Czech Mate
News Analysis | 9/6/2005

Intel Capital makes its largest investment in Eastern Europe to date

Gilligan Is Dead
Monkey Bidness | 9/6/2005

Embarks on his final three-hour cruise.

Level 3, XO Rethink MSPPs
News Analysis | 9/6/2005

A movement is afoot to improve the way MSPPs handle Ethernet, and a new type of box may be in order

HP Takes Flash Approach to SDPs
News Analysis | 9/6/2005

Teams up with Flash company Macromedia to bolster its service delivery platform offering to carriers

Wave a Red Hankie
Monkey Bidness | 9/6/2005

We resume our series of achondroplasic reportage.

Feel Like a Swim?
Monkey Bidness | 9/6/2005

Chappaquiddick explained.

Telecom Global Warming
Column | 9/6/2005

Broadband, wireless, and IP convergence is happening across the world

Travel Notes: Gatwick
Light Ranting | 9/6/2005

Visiting the 'Loo of the Year'

HP Flashes to SDPs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2005

Teams up with Flash company Macromedia to bolster its service delivery platform offering to carriers

FT Heralds Ethernet Breakthrough
News Analysis | 9/5/2005

French incumbent says it's made a breakthrough in guaranteed service levels for multipoint Ethernet with the help of Atrica

Euro Altnets Step Up M&A
News Analysis | 9/5/2005

France's Free buys a WiMax operator, and Interoute swallows a hosting firm, Via Net.Works

Readers Wait on Mobile WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/5/2005

Unstrung poll cites 2009/2010 as likely timeframe for commercial network launch, as incompatibility fears remain

Euro Altnets Step Up M&A
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/5/2005

France's Free buys a WiMax operator and Interoute swallows a hosting firm, Via Net.Works

The Phinger
The Philter | 9/5/2005

Without missing a beat, I grabbed his finger and shook it, as you would a whole hand...

Light Reading to Hit London
News Analysis | 9/5/2005

The wraps come off the 'Future of Telecom - Europe 2005' event at the Olympia Conference Centre in London this week

Sorry, But This Ain't Funny
Monkey Bidness | 9/4/2005

Monkeys would have handled things better.

Real Rough Quasi-Sex
Monkey Bidness | 9/3/2005

Some women do not take rejection well.

The New Orleans Cable Connection
BroadBananas | 9/2/2005

Tropos Pairs With HP, Bags $15M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/2/2005

Startup finds a friend and adds $15M to the coffers

Enterprise VOIP Is on Fire
News Analysis | 9/2/2005

We don't need no water; let a report from Infonetics detail the burn

Ohh Nooo!!!
Red Panda | 9/2/2005

Crushable clay figurine outsmarts Bush.

There Is a God in Utah
Monkey Bidness | 9/2/2005

A lovely couple who thoroughly deserve each other...

Katrina & the Waves
The Philter | 9/2/2005

Wireless Nuggets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/2/2005

Nokia linked to Chinese TD-SCDMA deal, Telabria goes live in the UK, and WiMax conflicts arise

Desch Out at Telcordia
News Analysis | 9/2/2005

As Matt Desch heads towards a bumper 'Golden Goodbye' payout, former Lucent man Dan Carroll takes the helm

Chiaro Spins Off Optics
News Analysis | 9/2/2005

The core router company has shed its optical roots, turning its Israel operation into a spinoff

The Sweet Smell of Bog
Red Panda | 9/1/2005

Wales: Now available in bottles!

Hammy Phones It In
Jonestown | 9/1/2005

The world's only rodent-powered mobile?

DT Flings Billions at Fiber Access
News Analysis | 9/1/2005

Deutsche Telekom is embarking on a €3B FTTC project that will help deliver über bandwidth to German homes

Tellabs CEO: Midsized Is Rightsized
News Analysis | 9/1/2005

Amid rumors that Tellabs may opt to become part of a larger supplier, Krish Prabhu says the company will thrive alone

$902 Million!
Red Panda | 9/1/2005

A tax rebate buried in yesterday's Lucent SEC filing

Top Heavy Ciena
The Philter | 9/1/2005

Ciena's CEO makes a good living.

Ciena Boasts French Fancier
News Analysis | 9/1/2005

Better margins and a foot in the door at France Telecom could signal a turnaround... or not

Runcom Races Into Mobile WiMax
News Analysis | 9/1/2005

Israeli silicon vendor claims early success with OFDMA technology

Runcom Touts Mobile WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/1/2005

Previously muted Israeli silicon vendor claims early success with OFDMA technology

Finally: A Dog You Can Kick
Monkey Bidness | 9/1/2005

Better living robotically

Desperate Bid for Freedom
Monkey Bidness | 9/1/2005

Monkey tires of show bidness.

Revamped Amedia Aims for Access
News Analysis | 9/1/2005

Eleven-year-old Amedia bets Ethernet switched optical access is the big secret to big bandwidth

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