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Content posted in February 2011
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Global Crossing Preps Major US Upgrade
News Analysis  | 
2/23/2011  |  Post a comment
Company will build first US data centers and upgrade to ultra-long-haul optics to meet demand for cloud services and IP video
Euronews: Feb. 23
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2/23/2011  |  Post a comment
MittelEuropa dominates today's Euronews, with Austria and Poland very much in the telecom headlines
Court Cuts Ivi's Web TV Signal
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/22/2011  |  3 comments
A firm that targeted so-called 'cord-cutters' by rerouting broadcast TV signals over the Internet has just had its own cord snipped
Reflections on Barcelona: Decision Time for 4G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/22/2011  |  1 comment
The industry's mindset has shifted from 3G hierarchical network architecture to flat, all-IP 4G architecture, but the hard work has just begun
Verizon Lets Users Xoom for $600
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/22/2011  |  Post a comment
Moto's Honeycomb iPad competitor will go on sale on Thursday for $600 with a two-year contract, or $800 without one
WOW Rips Page From Comcast's Digital Playbook
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/22/2011  |  Post a comment
Competitive overbuilder to reclaim spectrum using new breed of 'universal' DTAs that can run on Cisco- and Moto-based cable networks
Hold On for LTE-Advanced
Wireless Bits  | 
2/22/2011  |  Post a comment
1:15 PM Specs are on track, but don't get too excited just yet
Amazon Fires Shot at Netflix's Bow
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/22/2011  |  Post a comment
Elsewhere: 3-D-TV standard makes Euro-progress, broadcasters may face spectrum fees, while Convergys is ID'd as a possible takeover target
Vidyo Puts Services Spin on Videoconferencing
News Analysis  | 
2/22/2011  |  3 comments
Using video routers rather than bridges helps drive down costs for video as a managed service from global service providers
LightSquared Tees Up $586M Loan Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/22/2011  |  Post a comment
Wholesale LTE provider to tap new infusion for 'corporate purposes' and its network buildout, as its total raised funds reaches over $2 billion
AlcaLu's IP Router Sales Soar
News Analysis  | 
2/22/2011  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent is now established as the number-two player in IP routing, so just how well did the vendor's IP team do last year?
Euronews: Feb. 22
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2/22/2011  |  Post a comment
CSR merges with Zoran, Interoute buys dark fiber from KPN and NSN/Juniper's Carrier Ethernet JV gets busy in today's Euro roundup
Netflix: Comcast May Be Discriminating
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/21/2011  |  Post a comment
Elsewhere: DirecTV eyes charges for premium 3DTV, SeaChange targets broadband-connected TVs in Europe, while cord-cutting is debunked
Classic Chasm Conundrum
AsiaBlog  | 
2/21/2011  |  Post a comment
11:25 AM OpenCloud's problem is an industry problem
Juniper Outbids Rival in M&A Swoop
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/21/2011  |  11 comments
A Brilliant move by the IP giant, for whom timing is everything...
Looking Ahead to CTIA
Jonestown  | 
2/21/2011  |  Post a comment
9:00 AM L-T-E in the U-S-A, ra, ra!
Euronews: Feb. 21
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DT's T-Systems teams up with Microsoft, Vodafone does a shades-y deal and Huawei goes down the Tube in today's news from the EMEA region
Huawei Sheds 3Leaf
News Analysis  | 
2/21/2011  |  2 comments
Chinese vendor abandons US acquisition under pressure from government authorities
Crossroads for Docsis 3.0
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
The wideband Docsis 3.0 spec has made great progress, but the cable industry has barely begun to realize its potential
More Fear Than Loathing Among Rural Telcos
News Analysis  | 
2/18/2011  |  2 comments
With revenues dwindling and federal programs in flux, many small telcos are fearful for their future
MWC 2011: What Mattered in Barcelona
Jonestown  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
Nokia cast a long shadow at MWC 2011
MWC 2011: Taking the Smartphone Strain
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
Neil Montefiore, CEO of Singapore operator Starhub, explains why the mobile-data growth phenomenon is yesterday's news in his home market
Redbox Streams After Netflix
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
Elsewhere: Verizon targets TWC in Brooklyn, House Republicans try to block FCC's net-neutrality moves, and some think cord-cutting is for babies
Research Rewind: Feb. 18
Research Rewind  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
This week: Mobile World Congress, telecom in Slovakia and Indonesia, Carrier Ethernet exchanges
MWC 2011: Sprint's LTE D-Day Next Month?
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
7:50 AM The 3GPP is holding its next meeting one week before CTIA in Kansas City, and it's not because of the BBQ
Comcast Tunes Up 3DTV
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/18/2011  |  2 comments
3DTV will be either the next big thing or a laughing stock. Guess which way Comcast is betting
Will lightRadio Become Urban Litter?
Craig's A-List  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
6:45 AM A widely distributed antenna will someday call for a widely distributed clean-up operation
Euronews: Feb. 18
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2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
In today's EMEA roundup, Elop stocks up on Nokia shares, the EC wants movement on satellite mobile Internet and Bahrain clamps down
MWC 2011: Operators Play With SMS Ads
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/18/2011  |  1 comment
Effective mobile marketing has been up for discussion at MWC as operators seek incremental revenues in SMS and banner ads
MWC 2011: Betting on the Next Chip M&A Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
What will be the next mobile-chip acquisition deal? The signs in Barcelona point to something LTE TDD-related
National Broadband Map Details Disparities
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/17/2011  |  Post a comment
Map gives legislators ammunition that could be used to pressure cable operators and telcos into expanding affordable broadband access
Mapping US Broadband
Craig's A-List  | 
2/17/2011  |  3 comments
4:00 PM The National Broadband Map is out. Can you see your house from here?
MWC 2011: Mobile Video Goes Two-Ways
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/17/2011  |  Post a comment
Once wireless operators work together, video chat could be the new voice calling for wireless operators
MWC 2011: Cool Beans!
EuroBlog  | 
2/17/2011  |  2 comments
1:25 PM At Mobile World Congress, LTE = Love The Espresso
Google, TiVo & Best Buy Rally for AllVid
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/17/2011  |  Post a comment
Some big guns from the CE and retail worlds form a unified front to urge the FCC to turn AllVid into a full-fledged rule-making effort
Arris IDs Its First Video Gateway Customer
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/17/2011  |  4 comments
Elsewhere: Liberty insists its gateway project is on track, MSOs play some small ball in mid-America and NBCU's new CEO tells it like it is
MWC 2011: Adios, MeeGo
Jonestown  | 
2/17/2011  |  Post a comment
11:15 AM You have to feel for Intel in this whole Nokia shakeout, a little bit, anyway...
MWC 2011: Telekom Austria Jazzed About LTE
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/17/2011  |  Post a comment
Telekom Austria CEO Hannes Ametsreiter says this year's MWC isn't boring like last year
Cisco Cuts Some Fiber From Its Diet
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/17/2011  |  13 comments
Signaling that it may start to shed other non-core assets, Cisco sells Fibercore, a company it obtained through its buy of Scientific Atlanta
Euronews: Feb. 17
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KPN strikes a RAN deal with ZTE, VimpelCom gets shareholders on side and Swisscom slips up in today's roundup of Euro telecom news
MWC 2011: The Customer Experience Rules
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/17/2011  |  Post a comment
Telefonica Europe CEO Matthew Key discusses the changing state of the mobile industry and says providing a good customer experience is the way for mobile operators to prevent becoming commoditized bit pipes
Comcast Slows the Bleeding
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/16/2011  |  4 comments
Kabletown rejoices as it loses fewer basic video subs than expected while growing in other key service areas
MWC 2011: Router Vendors Tackle Video Congestion
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/16/2011  |  2 comments
We speed-date AlcaLu, Cisco and Juniper to find out how they think they can keep mobile networks unclogged
MWC 2011: Verizon Plans VoLTE for 2012
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/16/2011  |  Post a comment
Voice will start to go all-IP, all the time, baby, on the Verizon 4G network next year
MWC 2011: Vodafone Demos LTE TDD for Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
2/16/2011  |  2 comments
Vodafone rounds out its 'metrozone' vision in a demo that uses LTE TDD to backhaul small cells
MWC 2011: Deutsche Telekom Mixes 4G Cocktail
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/16/2011  |  Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom CTO Olivier Baujard shares the latest on LTE services in Germany, plans for LTE voice support and how Wi-Fi fits into the 4G mix
Cablevision Eyes $50 Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/16/2011  |  Post a comment
MSO says its new network DVR service and downloadable security system will slash box costs as deployments of both expand in New York
FCC Chair: Net-Neutrality Rules Don't Cover Peering
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
2/16/2011  |  Post a comment
Genachowski tells House subcommittee the FCC's order doesn't affect 'existing peering arrangements' UPDATED 7:45 PM
MWC 2011: SK Telecom Tackles LTE
LRTV Interviews  | 
2/16/2011  |  Post a comment
Korean carrier discusses how it will support smartphones and tablets on its LTE network before the end of the year
MWC 2011: Femto's Watching
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/16/2011  |  1 comment
11:30 AM Carriers have the opportunity to launch femtocells apps that make use of the better coverage and network awareness
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