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CES 2012 Photos: Dan's Tour
Slide Shows | 1/11/2012

Light Reading Mobile goes in search of tablets at the massive consumer bash in Sin City

Carriers Want 100G Everywhere
News Analysis | 1/11/2012

An Infonetics survey suggests the optical 40G craze will be short-lived, as expected

T-Mobile Could Get the Next iPhone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2012

T-Mobile could support the next iPhone, as the carrier plots to be the comeback kid in 2012

NFC to Come Standard in Sprint LTE Phones
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/11/2012

Sprint is betting big on NFC through its partnership with Google and promises to include the tech in all but its lowest-end LTE smartphones

FiOS: Look, Ma, No Set-Top!
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/11/2012

In a first step toward losing the set-top, Verizon will start streaming live TV and VoD directly to LG TVs and Blu-ray players

TiVo Eyes Live TV to Tablets
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/11/2012

Also: DirecTV connects with Samsung's brainy TVs; TWC lights up HBO GO; Showtime launches iPad app; SeaChange softens up Humax's tru2way box

Nokia Illuminates Its Flagship Windows Phone
LRTV Interviews | 1/11/2012

Nokia's VP of product marketing explains why its first Lumia Windows Phone LTE device is a cut above all the Androids on the market and how AT&T is going to help them prove it

SK Heralds 100Mbit/s Het Net
Wireless Bits | 1/11/2012

Hold on to your hats as the Het Net gets even hotter

MetroPCS Broadcasts Mobile TV to Android
LRTV Interviews | 1/11/2012

MetroPCS shows off its new mobile digital TV service, developed with Mobile Content Venture, to bring live, local TV broadcasts to the mobile masses

HP's Envy 14 Spectre: The Ultimate Ultrabook?
LRTV Documentaries | 1/11/2012

HP promises no dongles and no compromises with its latest ultrabook – a souped-up, ultra-thin laptop that looks amazingly like a MacBook Pro

ViewSonic's Tablet Tidal Wave
LRTV Documentaries | 1/11/2012

ViewSonic debuts three new tablets -- one Windows, two Android -- to take advantage of the consumer obsession with inexpensive, Wi-Fi-connected devices

Euronews: Virgin's Big Fat Broadband Boost
News Analysis | 1/11/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Virgin plans to double downlink speeds for 4 million UK households; Everything Everywhere spectrum sale news

TA Gains Integration Smarts From M2M Unit
News Analysis | 1/11/2012

Formation of M2M unit creates a template for bringing networks and IT teams together at Telekom Austria

EPON-Over-Coax Starts Its Standards Journey
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/11/2012

Cable MSOs might never have to pull fiber all the way to the home if a wannabe IEEE standard can bring PON speeds to HFC

AT&T's Dev Con: The Takeaways
The Philter | 1/10/2012

8:00 PM New devices, new network demands, developer unity and the great big iOS in the room

India's Shock Numbers
AsiaBlog | 1/10/2012

2:45 PM Has India's mobile sector imploded? No ...

AT&T: The CES Cloud Question
Jonestown | 1/10/2012

2:25 PM Mobile cloud strategies are all well and good, but where is the big spending and infrastructure heavy-lifting to back them up?

Comcast Beams Live TV to the iPad
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/10/2012

The Moto Xoom is on deck as the MSO launches AnyPlay in two markets, allowing customers to stream their full TV lineup to the Apple tablet

BridgeWave Nabs $10.3M for 4G Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2012

Millimeter-wave backhaul vendor says new funds will support LTE network deployments this year

Comcast Takes New Tech Partners Home
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/10/2012

Also: Olympics are going 3-D; new cord-cutting stats; Dish tees up free TV Everywhere promo; MSOs join Google's TV ad brigade

Huawei Builds Its Design Identity
LRTV Interviews | 1/10/2012

Huawei Chief Design Director Hagen Fendler explains the design philosophy behind the Ascend, its first flagship smartphone, and why it will appeal to North American consumers

Euronews: Sky Does 100G With AlcaLu
News Analysis | 1/10/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: BSkyB bolsters its backbone, big-style; Deutsche Telecom gets a GroupOn; Iliad enters French mobile fray

Iliad Disrupts the French Mobile Scene
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/10/2012

The French mobile market just got a lot more interesting now that Iliad has launched its low-cost services

Cisco's Videoscape Stresses Cloud Control
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/10/2012

Enhancements to the Videoscape architecture give the network more control over video formats, which of course is the way Cisco likes it

VMware: Making the Work Phone Personal
LRTV Documentaries | 1/10/2012

LG and VMware show how personal and work operating systems and applications can co-exist on the same device

Photos: AT&T Developers Conference 2012
Slide Shows | 1/10/2012

Big execs, big promises and big ideas were captured by our cameras at the 2012 AT&T Developers Conference

Nokia's Third Ecosystem Starts With AT&T
LRTV Documentaries | 1/10/2012

LR Mobile attends the CES unveiling of the Nokia Lumia 900, the first LTE Windows Phone for AT&T, and gets real about its prospects in the US

Nokia Counts on AT&T for a US Comeback
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2012

Nokia is ready to take back the U.S., and it's leaning on AT&T to lead the way to making Windows Phone the third ecosystem here

Sprint Unveils First 3 LTE Devices
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2012

Users will be able to mess with them in parts of Texas by the middle of the year

AT&T Promises Superfast 'Blended 4G'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2012

Verizon has the bigger LTE network, but AT&T is fighting back with 4G-like promises for HSPA+ and a clutch of upcoming LTE devices

Dish Relaunches Itself With Hopper
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/9/2012

If supercharged HD-DVRs can't bring subscribers back, maybe a baby kangaroo will win them over

Juniper's Q4 Got Even Worse
News Analysis | 1/9/2012

It's becoming clear that carrier Q4 spending wasn't what it was cracked up to be

Huawei Gets a Grip on Smartphone Design
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2012

The flagship HSPA+ Ascend is the best-feeling smartphone, Huawei says, and an LTE version for the US may be on the way

Where to Watch the BCS at CES
Kaps Korner | 1/9/2012

12:30 PM Here's what you need to know if you have a mobile device or a connected laptop

Comcast's Skype TV Offer Inches Nearer
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/9/2012

Also: Dish updates its iPad app; Pace taps new Americas chief; TW Cable goes with iControl; SeaChange boxes up hybrid set-top software

100G Components Step Up to the Mark
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/9/2012

Survey responses clearly show that 100G interfaces will play a major role in future networking systems

More Pain, No Gain for Europe's Telcos
News Analysis | 1/9/2012

ETNO report suggests that operators are spending more on their networks but generating less revenue

Consumer Gadget Overload
Que Sera Sarah | 1/9/2012

The ultrabook is like a thinner PC, but bigger than a tablet, which is more capable than a phablet, which isn't quite a smartphone – got it?

Huawei Edged Out of Euro LTE Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/9/2012

Huawei may have supplied Telekom Austria with its trial LTE network, but Ericsson and NSN are providing the gear for the commercial network

EdgeCast Eyes CDN Federation
News Analysis | 1/9/2012

With talk of CDN federation on the rise, EdgeCast wants to make sure its name isn't left out

Honorable Mentions: Jan. 9
Matt's Mentions | 1/9/2012

8:00 AM This week's top telecom stories, as chosen by the readers of Matt's Mentions

Euronews: Huawei Tops LTE Chart in 2011
News Analysis | 1/9/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Chinese vendor rules the Euro roost in LTE; Netflix hits UK and Ireland; Euro telcos spend more; Vodafone makes friends

CES: It's Still About 4G LTE for Me
Jonestown | 1/9/2012

5:15 AM 4G is still about delivering a national footprint and killer devices in 2012

CES 2012: It's Time for That Third Ecosystem, Microsoft
Que Sera Sarah | 1/9/2012

5:00 AM Wireless operators are eager for a third ecosystem, and Microsoft stands the best chance of building it for them

AT&T Developers Summit: What to Expect
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/8/2012

Nokia's first LTE Windows Phone device and others, more 4G clues and M2M action

Moto Mobility Had a Blue Christmas
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2012

The company says Q4 earnings will be a letdown, partly because of legal fees

Comcast Starts to Kiss Analog TV Goodbye
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Its last analog channels are being sacrificed to free up spectrum for new services, such as Xcalibur

Kit Digital Pays $27M for Sezmi's Leftovers
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Kit Digital snaps up the assets of Sezmi, a startup that had grand plans to disrupt the cable TV market with a no-frills alternative

New Year, New 4G: At a Glance
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Get a visual on the new AT&T 4G launches and the first announced LTE markets from Sprint, as US Cellular preps its first next-gen devices

OS Watch: Nokia & Microsoft Headed to the Altar?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Also: Nokia acquires a feature phone OS; Samsung soars in Q4, while HTC flounders; LR Mobile counts down to CES

Google TV 2.0 Tees Up CE Partners
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Also: Charter takes more TV everywhere; Netflix clashes with HBO over DVDs; Dish is hip to 'Hopper' DVR; Ubee's CEO to retire

iPhone 4S Has a Big Appetite
Wireless Bits | 1/6/2012

9:25 AM A smartphone usage study finds that extreme data users are exposed, identifying the iPhone 4S as the data-hungriest device of the lot

New Telecom Reports for the New Year
Research Rewind | 1/6/2012

This week: Ushering in the new year with more than a dozen research reports on everything from LTE to fixed-mobile substitution

Euronews: MSFT Linked to Telefonica IPTV Deal
News Analysis | 1/6/2012

A reported shift in IPTV platform strategy at Telefonica tops today's EMEA news queue

Arris Exec to Become BlackArrow's CTO
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Joe Matarese, a top mind in VoD and advanced ad technologies, is heading to the Comcast-backed startup

Sprint's First 10 LTE Markets Coming by Mid-Year
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

Sprint has promised to turn on its first four Network Vision markets by mid-year, including in Atlanta, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Comcast 'Completes' Docsis 3.0 Rollout
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/5/2012

A top exec says the MSO's initial D3 deployment is done, setting up the migration to IP video

Leap Preps for Session-Based Pricing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

With 60% of its sales now going to smartphones, Leap is planning to add session-based pricing to increase the value of its tiered data plans

AT&T Turns Up 11 More LTE Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

Operator covered 74 million PoPs with LTE at the end of 2011 with 11 new markets launched, including congested areas such as San Francisco and NYC

Verizon iPhone Sales Surge in Q4
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

But stock jockeys eye the short-term hit rather than the long-term growth that the numbers hint at

Netflix Stock Soars on Stats & Speculation
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/5/2012

Also: TW Cable tests HBO GO, with a catch; Moto trots out CES demos; exec change at Liberty Global; HDTVs are firmly in the mainstream

Mindspeed Snaps Up Picochip for $51.8M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

The mobile chipset is still hot at the beginning of 2012 as Mindspeed plans to acquire femto chip specialist Picochip for $51.8M

SCTE's 2012 Priorities
Technically Speaking With SCTE | 1/5/2012

President and CEO Mark Dzuban outlines the Society's lengthy 'to do' list for the year ahead

CES 2012: The Ultra Tablet Show
Que Sera Sarah | 1/5/2012

8:00 AM Bet on tablets, not tables, in Vegas this year

Intellectual Property Boom
EuroBlog | 1/5/2012

7:35 AM Expect more legal action around patent misuse

Euronews: Has Nokia Nabbed a New Chairman?
News Analysis | 1/5/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Nokia board plumps for another Finn; Spanish regulator probes mobile big three; KPN government contract canned

Comcast Scores Disney Distribution
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

The long-term deal includes TV Everywhere, so Comcast gets the Mouse in and out of the house

Cisco Finally Drops ūmi
Craig's A-List | 1/4/2012

3:30 PM If the beloved Flip had to go, then the less-beloved ūmi wasn't going to be long for this world

CEM Set for Center Stage
News Analysis | 1/4/2012

2012 is gearing up to be a major year for customer experience management developments

NDS Eyes an IPO
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Also: Roku tees up HDMI-connected Streaming Stick; Netflix sets original series debut; Verizon drops media server hints; cable execs on the move

MetroPCS Kicks Off Mobile DTV in the US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Regional carrier will be the first to offer live, local TV though a Samsung phone with a baked-in TV tuner

Entropic Takes $55M Stab at Trident
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Entropic looks to amp up the competition with Broadcom and Intel as it puts in a 'stalking horse' bid for the set-top assets of troubled Trident

Marvell Snaps Up Xelerated
News Analysis | 1/4/2012

2012 starts with a 100G chip acquisition

Broadcom Video Gateway SoC Gets 'SlingLoaded'
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Deal with EchoStar could make it easier for Cisco, Moto and other Broadcom chip customers to integrate Sling Media's TV place-shifting tech

Euronews: AlcaLu Lands New LTE Deal
News Analysis | 1/4/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: AlcaLu wins Saudi deal; China Telecom strikes MVNO deal with UK operator; TalkTalk gets its mobile man

AT&T to Pay TiVo $215M-Plus to Settle DVR Fight
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/3/2012

The companies won't go to war as AT&T agrees to pay millions to license TiVo's DVR technology. Is Verizon next?

Can LightSquared Hit Its New Deadline?
Jonestown | 1/3/2012

3:40 PM Sprint has given LightSquared an extra 30 days to get FCC approval for its LTE network, which still seems like a hard deadline to hit

Netflix's Customer Satisfaction Dips
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/3/2012

Also: NY Times frets about Verizon Wireless-cable deals; new Charter CEO could cash in; Versus becomes the NBC Sports Network

Sprint Gives LightSquared 30-Day Extension
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2012

Media reports indicate that Sprint has given LightSquared another 30 days to get permission for its terrestrial LTE network from the FCC

KT Unveils LTE Timetable
News Analysis | 1/3/2012

South Korean incumbent is turning off its 2G services as it rolls out LTE

Euronews: AlcaLu Rules Out NSN-Style Cuts
News Analysis | 1/3/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Ben Verwaayen stays positive; T-Mobile Hungary launches LTE; KPN's CFO quits; Telefónica tests 400G

Carriers Boost Transpacific Links
News Analysis | 1/3/2012

The subsea cable sector in Asia/Pacific is heating up and there's talk of a new transpacific cable to link China with the US

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