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Outlawing the DVR?
The Bauminator | 4/30/2007

6:00 PM -- Could a judge's ruling on Cablevision's network DVR spell trouble for all DVRs?

Zhone Flaunts FiberSLAM
News Analysis | 4/30/2007

Zhone's tiny WDM access platform is said to pack a punch by provisioning five channels in a 1RU box

NXTcomm Bets on 'Even' Vegas Dates
NXTcomm News Analysis | 4/30/2007

It's Vegas, baby, for 2008 and 2010. But where will NXTcomm go in 2009 and 2011?

CableLabs Stamps SMC, C-COR
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/30/2007

CableLabs approves an SMC Networks embedded multimedia terminal adapter and a C-COR policy server

DRM-Free Jazz Arrives
Contentinople | 4/30/2007

AllAboutJazz.com launches a DRM-free store

More Truth in Labeling
Monkey Bidness | 4/30/2007

'Barmy bureaucrats'

Concurrent Opens Its Back Office
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/30/2007

Concurrent Computer has taken the wraps off an 'open' back office that will interoperate with servers from rival suppliers

Weekend Recap
Contentinople | 4/30/2007

Content news ketchup

C&W Soars on Sell-Off Speculation
News Analysis | 4/30/2007

Reports of a split and a sell-off send shares up more than 4 percent. Such talk is 'premature,' says the carrier

Sinners Sign On
Red Panda | 4/30/2007

Sinning just got easier...

NZ Telco Still Closeted
Light Ranting | 4/30/2007

Telecom NZ takes issue with a Gay

KISS 'n' Tell
Cisco Watch | 4/30/2007

Guess who's headlining Cisco Live

FiOS, Wireless Help Verizon's Healthy Q1
News Analysis | 4/30/2007

Reports a healthy Q1 with revenues up more than 6%, boosted by wireless, business, and broadband gains

The God Box Isn't Dead
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/30/2007

Driven by desire for fixed/mobile convergence, the old all-in-one networking box is being resurrected at the access edge

Telefónica Takes Stake in Telecom Italia
News Analysis | 4/30/2007

Spanish giant to spend $3.1B on an indirect 10% stake in Telecom Italia after forming a consortium with Italian companies

Holy Noise
Monkey Bidness | 4/29/2007

Please, tone down the rapture

Stitching the Backhaul Quilt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/27/2007

Operators and vendors stare down option anxiety about mobile backhaul

AT&T Holders Cry Foul Over Exec Pay
News Analysis | 4/27/2007

AT&T shareholders voted this morning on a proposal that would have given them more say on executive compensation

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/27/2007

Arcadian Networks, EQO Communications, Vocera Communications, and Limbo 41414 see dollar signs

Indian Carriers Grow Quarterly Profits
News Analysis | 4/27/2007

Bharti Airtel, IDEA Cellular, and MTNL reported strong profit growth this week

Regulatory Ticker
The Bauminator | 4/27/2007

It was a busy week in DC, as the FCC made some noise, proposals, and suggestions that could have a profound effect on cable

Sharing Is Huge
Contentinople | 4/27/2007

Some perspective on illegal music downloads

Carriers Plan $500M Transpacific Link
News Analysis | 4/27/2007

A consortium of carriers is sinking $500 million into a new submarine network to connect Southeast Asia and North America

Foundry Soars on Q1
News Analysis | 4/27/2007

Sales of high-end routers help boost the company's Q1 results

AT&T's Whitacre Cedes Throne
News Analysis | 4/27/2007

Edward Whitacre will retire as Chairman and Chief Executive of AT&T on June 3. COO Randall Stephenson will take his place

Red Panda | 4/27/2007

Do you see in Cheddar Vision?

Life Before the Segway
Jonestown | 4/27/2007

Bereft of wobbly fun

Here's Looking at eyeVio
Craig's A-List | 4/27/2007

Big, bad Sony chases YouTube

Level 3 Looks for Big CDN Push
News Analysis | 4/27/2007

The company hopes to capitalize on 'explosive growth' in content delivery

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 4/27/2007


Spirent Makes Deeper Cuts
News Analysis | 4/27/2007

Stock jumps more than 8% as test vendor announces restructuring program that will save $43M a year

Joost Tinkers With Ad Model
News Analysis | 4/26/2007

Joost signed on some big advertising partners for its P2P streaming media service, but doesn't yet know how the ads will pay off

Comcast Reveals SDV Test Beds
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/26/2007

Comcast systems serving parts of Denver and New Jersey are the sites of switched digital video trials

Verizon Eyes Smaller ONTs
News Analysis | 4/26/2007

While showing off its MDU capabilities in NYC, Verizon hinted its ONTs are about to be put on a diet

Data, Voice Growth Drive Comcast in Q1
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/26/2007

Comcast revenues rocketed 32% to $7.4B in the first quarter, sent higher thanks to new service signups

Arris Angles for More Market Share
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/26/2007

Believes it can push its share of the CMTS market to 33 percent by 2010

Sheep in Poodles' Clothing
Monkey Bidness | 4/26/2007

Gap found in Japanese educational system

Re-Thinking Mesh Requirements
Nearpoints | 4/26/2007

Counterintuitive Cost Control

Bible Study
Red Panda | 4/26/2007

Are You There God? It's Me, Lying Thief

Ericsson Delivers in Q1
News Analysis | 4/26/2007

As other major vendors suffer, the Swedish juggernaut ups another gear with growth in revenues and profits

Ellacoya Gets $13M More
News Analysis | 4/26/2007

DPI vendor has closed a $13 million round of growth funding

Siemens CEO Quits
EuroBlog | 4/26/2007

Board indecision led to resignation

Cisco Field Update
Craig's A-List | 4/25/2007

Now the 'fun' begins

Akamai's Big Q1 Disappoints
News Analysis | 4/25/2007

Akamai reported strong Q1 earnings, but the stock fell over 10 percent as investors expected even more

Sun Finally Illuminates Its IPTV Plans
News Analysis | 4/25/2007

Enters the IPTV market with a new system designed just for heavy-duty video streaming

Dave.tv Gets Social
The Philter | 4/25/2007

Social community networks of video

Analysts Strike Up BigBand Coverage
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/25/2007

Two firms initiated coverage of BigBand this week, but offered slightly different ratings and stock price targets

CACS Closes Mangrove Buy
News Analysis | 4/25/2007

The pseudowire startup lands in Carrier Access's hands for just $7.4M cash

Online Dating, Doggy Style
Red Panda | 4/25/2007

You can meet some real dogs online...

XConnect Raises $12M More
News Analysis | 4/25/2007

VOIP peering and ENUM specialist gets a $12M Series A round and may be looking for acquisitions

Alltel Acquisition Rumor Flare-Up
Jonestown | 4/25/2007

It's a seasonal thing...

WiMax Gets Small
Wireless Bits | 4/25/2007

As WiMax technology shrinks, it could get deployed in a fashion similar to wireless LAN hotspots today

Bye-Bye, Terayon
Cable Guy | 4/25/2007

Moto swung a deal earlier this week to snap up Terayon for the somewhat underwhelming price of $140 million

A Flashy Approach to VOD
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/25/2007

Flash, a storage technology usually reserved for iPods and digital cameras, is starting to gain favor in the world of VOD

Euro WiMax RFPs Heat Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/25/2007

Nokia Siemens says the battle for European mobile WiMax contracts is heating up, with several RFPs on the table

European Ethernet Award Finalists
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/25/2007

The Ethernet Service Provider of the Year Awards for Europe will be announced at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo in London on May 3

Mobile Weakness Marks AlcaLu Malaise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/25/2007

Weakness in the giant vendor's GSM and WCDMA business is at the heart of its current revenues problems, analysts say

No Laggards Here!
The Bauminator | 4/25/2007

It seems that the US can't beat the world's best on the pitch or in the game of broadband

Learning From Blackouts
Nearpoints | 4/24/2007

Thoughts on the BlackBerry outage

RGB: Ripe for Aquisition?
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/24/2007

Is digital video upstart RGB Networks the next coveted target in the digital video sector? The company says no, it'll IPO

Femtocells Are Coming
Cutting Loose | 4/24/2007

Homes needed for mini-base stations

Vonage Wins Stay
News Analysis | 4/24/2007

VOIP provider can now sign up new customers until after its appeals case is heard

Science Update
Monkey Bidness | 4/24/2007

Thought you'd want to know...

The Marratech Express
Cisco Watch | 4/24/2007

The new Google threat?

WiFi Health Scare Redux
Jonestown | 4/24/2007

Arrgh! The health scare that won't die

Phishing, Smishing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2007

SMS messaging abuse, or smishing, coming to a phone near you

Tellabs Earnings Drop on Access
News Analysis | 4/24/2007

Tellabs' reported earnings fall 51 percent as access revenues come in lower than expected

AT&T Rings Up Big Revenues in Q1
News Analysis | 4/24/2007

AT&T reported strong Q1 earnings on the strength of its wireless service and continued synergies from the BellSouth merger

Ethernet Boosts Microwave Market
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2007

New requirements for packet-based systems spurs microwave market development

Retro Telecom Chic
Light Ranting | 4/24/2007

Does your mobile handset lack gravitas?

Read Between the Lines
BroadBananas | 4/24/2007

Typically, a broadband software vendor press release is the last place to look for a nuanced message

BT Revamps, Creates New Units
News Analysis | 4/24/2007

Current head of BT Global Services, Andy Green, put in charge of two new business units focused on development and deployment of services

Alcatel-Lucent Suffers Q1 Slump
News Analysis | 4/24/2007

Alcatel-Lucent's first-quarter preliminary results show revenues down 8% and an operating loss of around $350 million

Juniper Cruises Through Q1
News Analysis | 4/24/2007

First-quarter earnings come in as expected, but questions linger about Juniper's enterprise business

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 4/23/2007

Bea Arthur in HD: Be afraid

Fun With FON
Jonestown | 4/23/2007

Time Warner marks a shift in broadband operators' attitude to open WiFi

Oplink: We're Down With OCP
News Analysis | 4/23/2007

Oplink announced plans to acquire OCP for $170 million

Sprint Goes Femto With WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/23/2007

Sprint wants WiMax base stations to get even smaller, Unstrung has learned

Moto Bulks Up Against Cisco, Arris
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/23/2007

Motorola's move for Terayon will flesh out its digital video gear and position it for a battle against Cisco and Arris

Top Ten Stocks Update
Light Ranting | 4/23/2007

One quarter later, and we're up!

OR Oopsie
Red Panda | 4/23/2007

'Pardon me, I may have dropped my wallet in your colon'

VOD Shortcuts
The Bauminator | 4/23/2007

I started to notice something a bit different about my Comcast interactive program guide in recent weeks

WiFi Roaming Vexes FMC Providers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/23/2007

802.11r promises faster and standardized WiFi access point handovers for enterprise FMC services

Académie des Clowns
Monkey Bidness | 4/23/2007

The French, they are a funny race...

Neuf Lines Up IPTV Acquisition
News Analysis | 4/23/2007

Neuf Cegetel is in exclusive talks to buy French IPTV service provider Club Internet from Deutsche Telekom

Motorola to Buy Terayon for $140M
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/23/2007

As expected, Motorola seals the deal to buy video processing vendor, but at a lower price than expected

Ethernet Spurs Microwave Innovation
LR Mobile Column | 4/23/2007

R&D in microwave systems is focused on developing common hardware platforms on which multiple products can be implemented.

Cisco Watch | 4/23/2007

Collaboration breakdown

NAB 2007 in Pictures
Slide Shows | 4/20/2007

A photo journey through the darkened halls of broadcast video

Cisco Gets the Call for AT&T's Core
News Analysis | 4/20/2007

AT&T's new core router of choice is Cisco's CRS-1, sources say

Nacchio Found Guilty
News Analysis | 4/20/2007

Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio was convicted of insider trading

Motorola Nears Deal for Terayon
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/20/2007

Sources say Motorola has won the Terayon sweepstakes, with official word expected as soon as Monday, April 23

Instant News
Nearpoints | 4/20/2007

Wireless changes the rules of video journalism – even in the face of horrific events

MySay Goes Beta
The Philter | 4/20/2007

'I'm so into you...'

Seeking Video Search
Craig's A-List | 4/20/2007

The search for video search scores a hit

Google Hiring for Hardware Product Intro
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2007

The search giant is looking for people that can launch 'new hardware products into mass production'

USBs' Giant Sucking Sound
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2007

Most organizations house critical data on laptops, USB thumb drives, and iPods, new survey says

Cable Modem Shipments Set New Record
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/20/2007

Combined worldwide shipments of cable data and voice modems came close to hitting 30 million units for the first time in 2006

The Core Was Rotten for Startups
News Analysis | 4/20/2007

Avici's exit from the core routing sector marks the end of an era

Skype: Revenue Doubles, Growth Slows
News Analysis | 4/20/2007

Skype hits quarterly revenues of $77 million, but there are signs of increasing competitive pressure in its usage statistics

More PBT at 21CN
EuroBlog | 4/20/2007

More support for Ethernet's new poster child

Nokia's Mixed Call
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2007

Handset sales drop but gaming and converged devices are on the rise

Nokia's Network Margins Take a Hit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2007

Operating profits in Nokia's networking division have slumped due to pricing pressure in emerging markets

Art, History, IPTV
Craig's A-List | 4/19/2007

Microsoft TV paints the big picture

Show Me the M-Card!
The Bauminator | 4/19/2007

Here's photo evidence of some supporting tech tied to the US cable industry's 'big distraction'

IPTV: It's an Ad, Ad World
News Analysis | 4/19/2007

It's not time yet to get radical with IPTV features or revenue models, say panelists at NAB

Survey: Colleges Don't Trust VOIP Vendors
News Analysis | 4/19/2007

92 percent of technology professionals on college campuses believe VOIP vendors over-hype benefits

Avici Abandons Routing, Targets PBT
News Analysis | 4/19/2007

Stock tanks as it throws in the towel in the IP core router market and decides to focus on its Soapstone control plane technology

Telekom Austria Makes Greek U-Turn
News Analysis | 4/19/2007

Austrian incumbent no longer interested in buying a stake in Greek national carrier OTE as part of its regional expansion

Calix IPO Talk Resurfaces
News Analysis | 4/19/2007

Sources say Calix Networks could file for an IPO by the end of this month

Web 2.0 Expo Photos
Slide Shows | 4/19/2007

We're left with a glowing reminder of the Web 2.0 Expo

ZTE Profits Fall 40 Percent
News Analysis | 4/18/2007

Chinese vendor reports net income down 40 percent for 2006, but 2007 is already looking brighter

XO Marks the Spot for Hatteras
News Analysis | 4/18/2007

Hatteras has an exclusive deal to roll out mid-band Ethernet gear in XO Communications metro markets

Moto's Unit Connects in Q1
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/18/2007

Citing record shipments, Motorola's modem and set-top division turned in another healthy quarter

Don't Ask a Ninja
Craig's A-List | 4/18/2007

Talking IPTV at NAB

BT Builds Monster 21CN Test Bed
News Analysis | 4/18/2007

British incumbent has spent tens of millions building a test bed to help with customer migration and NGN training

Red Panda | 4/18/2007

Don't answer the door. It could be your future

A Win for the Windy City
BroadBananas | 4/18/2007

Will one small step for Chi-town portend one giant leap for Vyyo?

Motorola's Handset Headache
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2007

Motorola's Q1 is as downbeat as expected, and its outlook is for flat growth in Q2

Mobilkom Expands Empire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2007

Mobilkom Austria continues its expansion into Eastern Europe, but struggles to drive users to its portal at home

Firetide's Singapore Fling
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2007

Mesh startup touts 150,000 registered users on new muni network in Singapore

Imagine Imagines Success
Cable Guy | 4/18/2007

Last week Imagine made a splash by announcing its first integration deal with a VOD equipment vendor

Piggy Must Die
Monkey Bidness | 4/18/2007

This is so wrong in so many ways

The WiMax Jigsaw Puzzle
Wireless Bits | 4/18/2007

The pieces are starting to fall into place

Solar Flair
Jonestown | 4/18/2007

How WiFi can help... sometimes

Web 6.9
The Philter | 4/18/2007

Toy cars are a paradigm shift

Pushing à la Carte
The Bauminator | 4/18/2007

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin reportedly is seeking a Congressional mandate on à la carte programming

Enck Joins Lynch Mob
EuroBlog | 4/18/2007

Fiber-friendly Euro analyst joins Merrill Lynch

Web 2.0 Widgets
Light Ranting | 4/17/2007

Widgets, whining, and dining

802.11n: In the Air Tonight
Cutting Loose | 4/17/2007

New high-speed WiFi technology is a hit in the consumer market

Apple v Microsoft
Nearpoints | 4/17/2007

Pulling for the underdog just might help us all

Comcast Ramps Up 'Video Rich Navigation'
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/17/2007

Rolls out set-top app that helps customers navigate programming using 'picture-in-picture' video thumbnails

Pipex Plans Urban WiMax Rollout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/17/2007

British ISP unveils plans to cover 50 UK towns and cities with WiMax, starting with Manchester in 4Q07

Making '2.0' Useful
Craig's A-List | 4/17/2007

Web 2.0 tries to change the world

Sprint Taking WiMax Indoors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/17/2007

US operator is already considering how to provide the best indoor coverage for specific market segments

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 4/17/2007

Is Ivan Seidenberg a Red Sox fan?

Adtran Surprises With Higher Revenues
News Analysis | 4/17/2007

What first-quarter slump? Adtran beat the Street with strong revenues and a tax benefit

Operation Enduring Nosebleed
Monkey Bidness | 4/17/2007


FT vs BT on FMC
News Analysis | 4/17/2007

France Telecom is exporting its successful fixed/mobile convergence service, Unik, and will go head-to-head with BT in the UK

Space Routers
Cisco Watch | 4/17/2007

Space routers and down-home audio systems

EU's Roaming Kickback
EuroBlog | 4/17/2007

EU carriers could target overseas roamers to claw back revenues

AT&T Abandons Italian Bid
News Analysis | 4/17/2007

AT&T has pulled out of talks to take a stake in Olimpia, the firm that holds a controlling interest in Telecom Italia

Web 2.0 in 2007
Light Ranting | 4/17/2007

Web 2.0: Industry or dress code?

Could Vonage Sprint to an Exit?
News Analysis | 4/16/2007

Vonage is in talks with Sprint to work out its patent disputes, and one source says a Vonage acquisition is on the table

Kasenna Leads IPTV Test Charge
News Analysis | 4/16/2007

The start of NAB has fueled an IPTV test-and-measurement news surge, with middleware vendor Kasenna leading the way

Qualcomm Buys Into Mobile WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/16/2007

Qualcomm buys into mobile WiMax with the purchase of TeleCIS assets

CableLabs Accelerates Docsis 3.0 Testing
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/16/2007

Cable operators appear to be putting Docsis 3.0 deployments on a fast track

EU Roaming Caps Closer to Reality
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/16/2007

European parliamentary committee votes in favor of 70 percent reduction in roaming fees

Bouncin' Brits
Red Panda | 4/16/2007

Ready, set, hop!

To Smash or Not to Smash
Monkey Bidness | 4/16/2007

Macaques don't do Shakespeare

Pas Vrai, Says Neuf
EuroBlog | 4/16/2007

Denies it has bought triple-play ISP Club Internet

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2007

AirTight, Ensequence, Samplify, and Telsima are this week's lucky VC recipients

The Big Sheet
Nearpoints | 4/13/2007

A solution to global warming the space crowd could love

Dolce Starts Verivue
News Analysis | 4/13/2007

Former Juniper VP has a new video-related startup called Verivue

BT Pressures Vendors Over PBT
News Analysis | 4/13/2007

BT wants its 21CN vendors to support its Provider Backbone Transport strategy for Ethernet – a move that would boost margins, says BT

LR Picks Its Movers & Shakers
News Analysis | 4/13/2007

Light Reading picks the top ten biggest names and brightest stars in the telecom world

Mulling a Milestone
The Bauminator | 4/13/2007

Cable operators really are deploying switched digital video tech

Cable Tops 7M VOIP Subs in Q4
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/13/2007

North American cable operators added more than 1 million VOIP subscribers for the third straight time over the fall

World's Wurst Driver
Red Panda | 4/13/2007

Another sausage-related tragedy

Movin' & Shakin'
Cisco Watch | 4/13/2007

Charlie tops the charts

Joost's Got Balls
EuroBlog | 4/13/2007

A welcome addition to the Joost lineup: soccer!

Happy Birthday, Cheeta
Monkey Bidness | 4/13/2007

One-time matinee idol is world's oldest ape

Panic Sensors
Jonestown | 4/12/2007

Too much information?

RIM's Dual Focus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2007

RIM plots consumer and enterprise course as shares fall on missed revenue expectations

Imagine Connects With SeaChange
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/12/2007

VOD upstart Imagine Communications has notched its first integration deal

Akamai Swoops on Red Swoosh
News Analysis | 4/12/2007

CDN provider Akamai acquired P2P delivery specialist Red Swoosh today

Departing Vonage CEO May Get $1.2M
News Analysis | 4/12/2007

Vonage ex-CEO Michael Snyder could get a $1.2 million severance payout, depending on the terms of his dismissal

Microsoft IPTV Hits Spain
EuroBlog | 4/12/2007

Another notch in Microsoft's European IPTV bedpost

Nacchio Update: The Jury's Out
News Analysis | 4/12/2007

Defense attorneys close arguments after calling character witnesses but no Nacchio

BT Aims to Finish 21CN in Late 2011
News Analysis | 4/12/2007

Timeline for BT's NGN extends to the very last days of 2011, but leading executive says the business case remains intact

Telcos Trump Cable Broadband Gains
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/12/2007

US phone companies signed up at least 100,000 more high-speed data subscribers than cable operators last fall

Mobile Phones: Hackers' Next Target
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2007

Attackers find fertile ground as wireless devices increase in both popularity and vulnerability

Vonage CEO Leaves; Job Cuts Begin
News Analysis | 4/12/2007

Michael Snyder has stepped down as CEO, as Vonage says it will cut 10 percent of its workforce

God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut
Monkey Bidness | 4/12/2007

He's come unstuck in time

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 4/12/2007

Verizon FTTH news and notes

Inside Cablevision's 'RS-DVR'
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/11/2007

Cablevision is playing for keeps with its controversial 'Remote Storage' DVR

We Fade to Grey
Wireless Bits | 4/11/2007

The utopian dream of municipal broadband doesn't always work perfectly the first time

Whoopie for Watermarking
The Bauminator | 4/11/2007

Video watermarking products are coming out of the woodwork

RIM's Profits Rise in Q4
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2007

BlackBerry maker reveals that SEC has formalized its stock grants investigation

A New View of Europe
EuroBlog | 4/11/2007

Welcome to Light Reading Europe

Boom Box, 21C Style
Jonestown | 4/11/2007

MP3 Phones are noise pollution!

Sandvine Swings to Profit
News Analysis | 4/11/2007

DPI vendor reported a 121 percent revenue increase in its Q1 earnings release

I've Been Framed
Monkey Bidness | 4/11/2007

We were just good friends, I swear it

Critical WiFi Bug Found on Linux
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2007

France Telecom researcher demo'd device driver bug in MadWiFi Linux kernel

Mercedes Attacks Operator
Light Ranting | 4/11/2007

Some people take mobile phones too seriously

Moto to Resell ECI DSLAMs
News Analysis | 4/11/2007

ECI finds a new partner in Motorola as it strives to break into the North American broadband access market

Jitter Is Good (Update)
The Philter | 4/11/2007

Still tracking the buzz

Adtran, Tellabs Ring Up Qwest RFP
News Analysis | 4/10/2007

Adtran and Tellabs look as if they'll get most of the booty in a Qwest RFP for fiber plant network upgrades

Rinera Raises $9M
News Analysis | 4/10/2007

Video distribution hopeful Rinera Networks gets a boost from two VC firms

Patently Appealing
Cutting Loose | 4/10/2007

NextWave's IPWireless buyout could yield hidden treasure

The Wide Pod?
Jonestown | 4/10/2007

The iPhone isn't even out yet and Palm is already getting jabs in

Light Ranting | 4/10/2007

Dr. Dre's associate may be eyeing P2P

Integra5 Rolls the Dice
Cable Guy | 4/10/2007

The big question is whether consumers will actually pay something extra for these convergence products

Presto! Entropic to Merge With RF Magic
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/10/2007

Entropic and RF Magic will merge to create a powerhouse in connected home components

Palm's Open Source Hope
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2007

Palm pushes Linux and ducks M&A questions at its analyst day

China Mobile 3G Contracts Awarded
News Analysis | 4/10/2007

ZTE and the Datang/Alcatel Shanghai Bell partnership are beneficiaries of a pilot 3G network run by China Mobile

WiMax Startup Telsima Pockets $50M
News Analysis | 4/10/2007

Indian WiMax specialist lands a further $50 million as it capitalizes on broadband wireless interest in India

Ignore the Trolls
BroadBananas | 4/10/2007

Tim O'Reilly grabbed some headlines by calling for civility in the blogosphere through the adoption of a 'Blogger's Code of Conduct'

Bay, Enigma Team on 40 Gig
News Analysis | 4/10/2007

The chip startups say demand for 40-Gbit/s and even 80-Gbit/s linecards begins now

Wireless in Seattle
Jonestown | 4/9/2007

Broadband abounds in the rainy city

Qwest's Quest for Video
News Analysis | 4/9/2007

Without a silver bullet in the consumer video market, Qwest is using four different approaches to keep cable competitors on their toes

Japanese MSO Moves 160 Mbit/s
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/9/2007

Japan's J:COM is matching competitors speed-for-speed with a service based on pre-Docsis 3.0 Wideband technology

Idolatry, Chinese Style
Monkey Bidness | 4/9/2007

They just don't get it

Vonage, Charter Break It Off
The Bauminator | 4/9/2007

Don't expect any new Vonage subs to come via its bundling trial with Charter

NextWave Buys IPWireless
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2007

After $200M in funding over nearly eight years, IPWireless's long bet on time-division duplex technology nets $100M payoff

.11n Thunder
Nearpoints | 4/9/2007

Next-gen WiFi to dominate by the end of 2007?

AOI Raises $28M More
News Analysis | 4/9/2007

PON player, Applied Optoelectronics, closes Series E funding round

Telecom Italia: Mama Mia!
Light Ranting | 4/9/2007

Potential breakup gives politicos agita

Appeals Court Lifts Vonage Injunction
News Analysis | 4/9/2007

A federal appeals court has granted Vonage an emergency stay on the injunction, allowing the company to sign up new subscribers

That's So PC
The Philter | 4/9/2007

Akimbo opens more distribution Windows

Early Easter in N. Korea
Monkey Bidness | 4/8/2007

Galumphing down the bunny trail

What Would Jesus Drink?
Red Panda | 4/6/2007

Certainly not Coca-Cola

U-verse Grows
The Philter | 4/6/2007

U-verse subs up 300 percent

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2007

Cellfish, ExtendMedia, Proximetry, and YouMail are this week's VC lovers

Games Get an Express Lane
News Analysis | 4/6/2007

GameRail is amassing beta testers for a fiber network intended to eliminate lag in video games

Optical Guts
Craig's A-List | 4/6/2007

Revisiting the 'macro-merger' question

Charter: Vonage Friend or Foe?
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/6/2007

Charter Communications has turned up a new marketing campaign designed to help worried Vonage customers

Say It Ain't So, Joe
Light Ranting | 4/6/2007

Another 'dumb CEO' defense

Vonage Dissed at Injunction Junction
News Analysis | 4/6/2007

Judge signed injunction against Vonage and denied the company's request for a 120-day stay

Effing Irony
Monkey Bidness | 4/6/2007

Hoist by its own petard

Tardy Storage
Cisco Watch | 4/6/2007

Consumer device sees deadline slip

Qwest Memos Warned of Weakness
News Analysis | 4/6/2007

The prosecution rests in the trial of ex-CEO Joseph Nacchio, who, it turns out, 'wasn't an email kind of person'

Solving IPTV's Security Problem
News Analysis | 4/5/2007

Vendors wrestle to protect emerging services from attacks – without driving cost-conscious customers away

Peeps Update
Light Ranting | 4/5/2007

Ever wonder happens to Peeps in a vacuum? (probably not)

Vonage Sits for Stay
News Analysis | 4/5/2007

Vonage case will see some action tomorrow

Apple Unstrung
Jonestown | 4/5/2007

Nevermind the iPhone; where's the WiPod?

Hammerhead Hooks Up PBT
News Analysis | 4/5/2007

A new software feature lets the Hammerhead switch become a PBT gateway of sorts

Vegas, Baby!
Cisco Watch | 4/5/2007

Beating up on Microsoft

The Latest Italian Job
EuroBlog | 4/5/2007

So who's NOT interested in a slice of Telecom Italia?

SEC Scraps Terayon Investigation
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/5/2007

Terayon has cleared an important legal hurdle

Wireless Blues
Craig's A-List | 4/5/2007

Another day in high-tech utopia

CTIA 2007 Highlights
LRTV Documentaries | 4/5/2007

Fresh off its penetrating coverage of 3GSM, LRTV's crew travels to the largest wireless show in North America, CTIA, to provide more of the same

Veraz IPO Comes in Low
News Analysis | 4/5/2007

Price for shares of softswitch vendor Veraz comes in below the previously stated range, cutting the proceeds to $72M

Hacking Bluetooth With a USB Stick
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2007

European researchers have built a Bluetooth sniffer on a $30 USB dongle

Pipex Picks Nokia Siemens for WiMax Pilot
News Analysis | 4/5/2007

British ISP picks Nokia Siemens Networks for its pilot, but analyst doesn't see much future for WiMax in the UK

Sweden Not Ready to Rock
Monkey Bidness | 4/5/2007

Don't try to name the kid 'Limp Bizkit'

Will Fujitsu Join PBT Parade?
News Analysis | 4/4/2007

The vendor has plans to be the next out with a PBT product, a source says

LR's Cable Power Play
BroadBananas | 4/4/2007

Jeff Baumgartner has taken the helm as editor of Light Reading's Cable Digital News

MetroPCS Eyes $1B IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2007

As expected, the local wireless operator is looking to net $1 billion in its first float

HSDPA Rides the Rails
Wireless Bits | 4/4/2007

Ridin' the wireless broadband train

Camiant Puts Video Policy Gear Into Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/4/2007

Camiant's new video-focused policy platform will face stiff competition

Big Nanny Is Watching
Red Panda | 4/4/2007

Wedgie picking in the UK just got harder

21CN Update
EuroBlog | 4/4/2007

BT is preparing an update on 21CN – we have our own

Top Team Changes at BT's 21CN
News Analysis | 4/4/2007

Is Paul Reynolds leaving BT?

Report: IP Test Sector Set for More M&A
News Analysis | 4/4/2007

More M&A activity in the IP test-and-measurement sector is on the horizon, according to a new Light Reading Insider report

Made-Up Vampires
The Philter | 4/4/2007

Indie film features Cheaters leader

Gateway Key to BT's Fusion Flop
News Analysis | 4/4/2007

Home gateway penetration is one reason BT's FMC service, Fusion, has failed to take off in the same way as Orange's Unik

Alcatel-Lucent Gets Tropical
News Analysis | 4/3/2007

AlcaLu says Tropic Networks gives it something special in optical management, but industry observers say there's much more to the deal

Comcast Invests in Vyatta
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/3/2007

Comcast is pouring money into open-source networking, leading a round of financing for Vyatta

Arcwave Quietly Shuts Shop
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/3/2007

Arcwave, a firm that specialized in wireless plant extension gear for cable operators, officially waved good-bye last month.

It's the Consumer, Stupid
Column | 4/3/2007

Consumers are driving all sorts of new applications in the wireless world. Is anybody paying attention?

Grounded Cells
The Philter | 4/3/2007

FCC drops cells on plane discussion

KT: Game Over
Craig's A-List | 4/3/2007

Familiar gripes about carriers and bit pipes

AlcaLu Breaks Down (in) 2006
News Analysis | 4/3/2007

New numbers show the dramatic dip in Alcatel-Lucent's wireless infrastructure division in the fourth quarter of 2006

The Great WiMax Split
Cutting Loose | 4/3/2007

At CTIA, the next major fault line in the wide-area wireless industry was on display

Monks of Mesh
Jonestown | 4/3/2007

Unwired in Tibet

Ink-Stained Wretches
Monkey Bidness | 4/3/2007

The Press is depressing

Keep On Keepin' ON
EuroBlog | 4/3/2007

Keep an eye on Greek outfit ON Telecoms

Insider: Location Finds Itself
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2007

New players, cooler apps, and cheaper chips are driving a resurgence in the mobile location services market, according to the latest Unstrung Insider

Cisco Creates Russian Investment Fund
News Analysis | 4/3/2007

The latest emerging market on Cisco's investment radar is Russia, where the IP giant isn't restricting its investments to tech vendors

Q Misadventures
Nearpoints | 4/2/2007

Support as an abstract, theoretical concept

OFC/NFOEC 2007 in Pictures
Slide Shows | 4/2/2007

A photo overview of last week's components confab

Nacchio Advisor Stirs Up the Defense
News Analysis | 4/2/2007

Prosecutors brought more former Qwest executives to the stand, as well as Nacchio's former financial advisor

Ex-Execs at Large
Cisco Watch | 4/2/2007

Your latest alumni report

Comcast, Insight Divvy Up Midwest
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/2/2007

Will it play in Peoria? Comcast and Insight have agreed to split up a long-standing cable system partnership in the Midwest

Vyyo Wins Cox, Points to Others
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/2/2007

Vyyo has started supplying its bandwidth-expanding spectrum overlay equipment to Cox

Nokia Siemens Opens on a Downer
News Analysis | 4/2/2007

New joint venture kicks off Day 1 with reduced growth expectations for 2007, handing a big advantage to rival Ericsson, say analysts

April Fools
Monkey Bidness | 4/2/2007

Not sure I believe this story

AT&T Closes In on Telecom Italia Stake
News Analysis | 4/2/2007

AT&T and América Móvil each plan to buy a stake in the holding company that controls Telecom Italia

Motorola to Shock With TAZR
News Analysis | 4/1/2007

Aims to spark revenues with a combination cellphone and high-voltage personal security device

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