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Wireless Growth Slowing?
Raynman | 4/30/2008

1.2 million fewer adds in Q1 2008

CDN Deathmatch
Contentinople | 4/30/2008

And now for something completely different, it's Contentinople!

Reliance Profits Rise 47%
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/30/2008

India’s second largest mobile operator, reports 46.8% rise in fiscal Q4 profits, beating analysts' expectations

Huawei Bites at the IP Core
News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Chinese vendor lifts the lid on its clustered core IP router platform, claiming up to 10-Tbit/s switching capacity

Clearwire's Rumor Ride
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Unstrung rounds up the rumors and sighs that have been causing Clearwire's stock price to shift consistently over the last month

Britt: Wireless Broadband 'Interesting'
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Time Warner Cable is exiting the Pivot partnership, but MSO's CEO believes there's potential for a wireless broadband offering

Arris Settles Down
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Key VOD and Docsis supplier posts an in-line quarter, but echoes that switched digital video activity isn't moving as rapidly as expected

AlcaLu's Wireless Whipping
The Philter | 4/30/2008

The pain of owning half of a falling star

RadiSys Soars After Q1
News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Stock climbs 20% for the ATCA firm as a rosy Q2 could be in the works

Huawei Brings the Heat
LR Mobile Column | 4/30/2008

Huawei's annual analyst summit provided a sneak peek into the vendor's ambitions for the future

CDMA Hits AlcaLu's Wireless Biz
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Drop in CDMA revenues overshadows progress in GSM and WCDMA businesses in Alcatel-Lucent's Q1 results

Huawei Brings the Heat
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/30/2008

Huawei's annual analyst summit provided a sneak peek into the vendor's ambitions for the future

Albert in the Sky
Monkey Bidness | 4/30/2008

With diamonds

Acme Marketing Shuffle
Peer Pressure | 4/30/2008

New titles underline company's strategic focus

The $200 3G iPhone?
Jonestown | 4/30/2008

Or maybe a subsidy for the old models

Bewkes: It's Time to Spin Time Warner Cable
The Bauminator | 4/30/2008

Time Warner Inc.'s head honcho says a separation is coming, but financial details are in short supply

It's Not Sprint's Fault
Wireless Bits | 4/30/2008

But the weak dollar isn't helping

Cats With Theremins!
Jonestown | 4/30/2008

A yowlly combination

AlcaLu Posts Loss, Warns on Full Year
News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Alcatel-Lucent says 2008 revenues will go down and unveils some worrying trends in its carrier business as it posts a Q1 loss

Cricket Goes on IP Shopping Spree
News Analysis | 4/30/2008

Wireless carrier buys equipment from Genband and Acme Packet to bolster services over its all-IP core

India Crosses 10M Mobile Adds in March
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/30/2008

India's wireless operators signed up a record 10.16 million new subscribers in March

It's Up to NXP...
The Bauminator | 4/29/2008

...to challenge TI and Broadcom for Docsis 3.0 silicon supremacy

Crazy Content Capers
Contentinople | 4/29/2008

Free CDN services? Record sales up? Whaaa?

Is AlcaLu Seeking a New CEO?
News Analysis | 4/29/2008

Industry sources and the French media believe the Alcatel-Lucent board is looking for a new CEO to replace Pat Russo

$1B Shopping List
The Philter | 4/29/2008

What AT&T is buying with its $1B capex promise

Hey Cheapskates!
Jonestown | 4/29/2008

Do you really think $400 is going to be enough for a 3G iPhone?

NYC Chicks
Red Panda | 4/29/2008

Young, cute, and... feathered

Strategery
Raynman | 4/29/2008

More earnings season lingo fun

Challenging Cisco's ISR
Craig's A-List | 4/29/2008

A possible market for near-miss ATCA

Wireless Camps Prep Fresh 4G Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/29/2008

An ITU call for proposals for IMT-Advanced technologies sparks a new standards battle between WiMax and LTE

Heading for a Fall?
Raynman | 4/29/2008

Are T and VZ doomed?

The Cable Apprentice
The Bauminator | 4/29/2008

University of Denver grad students come away with $1,500 and their pick of paid internships in the local cable biz...

Comcast Boosts Biz Service Speed
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/29/2008

At 16 Mbit/s down and 2 Mbit/s upstream, MSO doubles down on the Internet speeds offered to small and mid-sized businesses

Matisse Targets the Enterprise
News Analysis | 4/29/2008

Optical Ethernet specialist targets a market with faster deployment times than the telcos

Calix Joins MDU ONT Party
News Analysis | 4/29/2008

The king of Tier 2 GPON adds its first customer premises boxes designed for apartment complexes

Fighting FiOS With Fiber
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/29/2008

To keep pace with the speeds and capacity offered by some telcos, cable operators must fight fiber with (wait for it) more fiber

Extreme for Sale?
Craig's A-List | 4/28/2008

Time to unlock value, apparently

It's All Sprint's Fault
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/28/2008

When in doubt, blame the struggling cellular operator for poor numbers and problem services

Web 2.0 Expo Photos, Part II
Slide Shows | 4/28/2008

A final batch of photos from the Web 2.0 Expo, which closed Friday in San Francisco

Web 2.0 Debrief
Craig's A-List | 4/28/2008

It's a bubble, but some ideas are likable

TV Party 2nite
Contentinople | 4/28/2008

Today's daily roundup of content news from Contentinople

All-IP Architectures Square Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/28/2008

Operators need to evolve to flat, all-IP architectures, but how to do it is much debated, finds Heavy Reading

Pulverized
The Philter | 4/28/2008

It's curtains for the VON show

Woidke Heads to OpenTV
The Bauminator | 4/28/2008

Top cable ad man is leaving the 'spotlight' of the nation's largest cable operator

Sycamore Suffers Sales Shortfall
News Analysis | 4/28/2008

Company says third-quarter sales will come in well below expectations

Verizon to Raise Prices, Cut Jobs
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/28/2008

Verizon's CFO tells analysts that the company will raise prices with FiOS and continue to reduce staff to lower costs

Huawei Joins Router Newsfest
EuroBlog | 4/28/2008

Huawei will unveil a new IP router Tuesday

Hey, Big Spender!
BroadBananas | 4/28/2008

Which CE product category stands to gain the most from those tax rebate checks?

Goodbye SMS, Hello IM?
Wireless Bits | 4/28/2008

Our changing mobile data ways

Foundry vs Nexus
Craig's A-List | 4/28/2008

10GigE envy

Wireless Fuels Verizon's Q1
News Analysis | 4/28/2008

Verizon now has 1.2 million FiOS TV subscribers, but wireline services overall were a drag on Q1 2008 results

Freenet Nabs Debitel
EuroBlog | 4/28/2008

German carriers strike €1.63B deal

Carrier Ethernet 2.0?
The Philter | 4/28/2008

How should we define a new kind of Ethernet service?

Ciena 4200 Wins at Embarq
News Analysis | 4/28/2008

Ciena's 'converged Ethernet' transport platform chosen for deployment throughout Embarq's North American footprint

Ofcom Lawsuit Looms
Wireless Bits | 4/28/2008

UK operators are ready to take regulator to court

Nokia's New Toy
Craig's A-List | 4/25/2008

A WiMax demo in a WiFi world

TGIF
Contentinople | 4/25/2008

News from Contentinople you can put in your pocket

Web 2.0 Expo Photos, Part I
Slide Shows | 4/25/2008

Some views from the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco

Mayor Loses It All
Red Panda | 4/25/2008

Job, lawsuit, Shih Tzu

Cisco Intros SDV Tuning Adapter
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/25/2008

Cisco is teeing up a first-generation 'tuning adapter' for one-way, CableCARD-based, digital TVs and TiVo DVRs

Bharti Profit Climbs on Subs Growth
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/25/2008

India's Bharti Airtel reports 37% increase in quarterly net profit as mobile subscribers approach 62M

The Friday Five
The Bauminator | 4/25/2008

Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week...

Concurrent Seeks Reverse Stock Split
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/25/2008

If approved by shareholders, one-for-10 split might revive video-on-demand firm's struggling stock

Vonage Takes Step Toward Recovery
News Analysis | 4/25/2008

Vonage has a possible agreement in place to refinance much of the debt that has plagued its balance sheet

ZTE Pumps Up Sales
News Analysis | 4/25/2008

Chinese vendor sees Q1 sales increase by 44%, but profit margins are still small

Is RIM Behind the Curve in 3G Handsets?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/25/2008

Industry watchers are wondering when RIM will unveil its Curve 9000 series

Ericsson Spreads Q1 Joy
News Analysis | 4/25/2008

Swedish giant sees its stock leap by nearly 25 percent following its better than expected first quarter results

Juniper Sails Through Q1
News Analysis | 4/24/2008

Even with some enterprise spending fading, Juniper says business was good last quarter

Dish Preps for Mobile TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/24/2008

Dish Network is trialing a mobile broadcasting technology with Alcatel-Lucent gear that could turn into a mobile TV service offering

CDN-O-Rama
Contentinople | 4/24/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

The AMC-14 Saga Continues
The Bauminator | 4/24/2008

Short of Skylab's demise, has so much attention been given to a piece of space junk?

Adtran & Tellabs: A Tale of Two Access Stories
News Analysis | 4/24/2008

One is enjoying success while the other is struggling in the unforgiving broadband access space. Why the discrepancy?

Harmonic: Waiting on SDV
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/24/2008

Harmonic says QAM sales and deployments remain solid, but installs tied to switched digital video aren't growing as rapidly as expected

KPN Bid Talk Resurfaces
EuroBlog | 4/24/2008

More speculation that Telefónica has its eye on KPN

TLAB Shakeup Coming
The Philter | 4/24/2008

More notes on the Ciena-ing of Tellabs

Land of the Rising Speed
The Bauminator | 4/24/2008

Want 100 Mbit/s Wideband? Move to Japan

Reliance Plots Global WiMax Rollout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2008

Indian operator buys into startup and plans to invest $500M over three years to build WiMax operations in up to 50 countries

Qwest Moves Quickly With FTTN
News Analysis | 4/24/2008

Qwest has launched two new broadband services that will run on its new $300M FTTN network

The Tipsy Vicar
Monkey Bidness | 4/24/2008

God is my publican

Web 2.0 Notes
Craig's A-List | 4/24/2008

From the Expo: Cisco's army, Nokia's ideas

Comcast's New Wireless SVP
The Bauminator | 4/24/2008

MSO confirms former Telefónica O2 Europe CTO Dave Williams has signed on as SVP of wireless technology

Infinera Incumbent Question
Peer Pressure | 4/24/2008

Did the CEO signal its first Tier 1 win?

The iPhone's Fat ARPU
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2008

AT&T gets 'over $90' a month from the average iPhone user on its network, displaying the ARPU power of integrated devices

TV & Storage Play Web 2.0
News Analysis | 4/24/2008

It's not all Twitter and Facebook at the Web 2.0 Expo – we found a couple of startups related to video delivery models

Foundry Cranks Up FastIron
News Analysis | 4/24/2008

The company's latest fixed-configuration switch rolls out the big IPv4/IPv6 numbers

Infinera Minds the GAAP
News Analysis | 4/24/2008

Optical vendor will move to generally accepted accounting principles in 2009

Level 3's Upswing
Raynman | 4/23/2008

Should we have seen it coming?

Apple Sells 1.7M iPhones in Q2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Apple hits iPhone sales targets dead-on

MSOs Pivoting Away From Sprint JV
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Comcast, Cox, and Time Warner confirm that they are severing ties to the wireless joint venture

CDE Wrap-Up
Contentinople | 4/23/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

There's a 'Nu' Cable Player in Town
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Former Broadstripe exec takes helm of NuLink, an operator formed via the $70M purchase of Newnan Utilities's cable assets

More High-End Pain
Wireless Bits | 4/23/2008

Sony-Ericsson feels the pinch for its fancy phones

Waiting for iPhone
Jonestown | 4/23/2008

Looks like 1.6M sold in Q1

Euro Integrator Attracts Bids
EuroBlog | 4/23/2008

Bids abound for Finnish systems integrator TietoEnator

Infinera's Q2 Blues
Peer Pressure | 4/23/2008

Stock is down 20% on uninspiring guidance

Germany Delays Auction
Wireless Bits | 4/23/2008

Wait until next year for the German mobile broadband auction

Level 3 Surges on Positive Outlook
News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Are integration woes over? Level 3 share climb 18% on reaffirmed guidance

O2 Germany Rips Out Nortel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/23/2008

O2 Germany says Auf Wiedersehen to Nortel as it expands its GSM and UMTS networks with Huawei and Nokia Siemens

FCC Snubs Net Neutrality
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Chairman Kevin Martin says no new Internet regulations are necessary, although Comcast remains on watch

Calix IPO Still on Hold
News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Appointment of new finance chief does not mean Calix is gearing up to go public, says CEO Carl Russo

NSN Femto Rumors
Wireless Bits | 4/23/2008

No change in femto strategy

TowerStream: First With 802.16e in the US?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Business services operator could be the first to market with commercially deployed mobile WiMax technology

Comptel Snaps Up Axiom
News Analysis | 4/23/2008

Comptel adds fixed network OSS capabilities to its existing mobile software strengths by acquiring Axiom Systems

Yahoo Exceeds, But Does It Matter?
News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Yahoo's first-quarter exceeded expectations, but it likely won't help it get a higher offer from Microsoft

Nokia Calls for Openness
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/22/2008

A wealth of mobile applications could be tapped if the industry opened up, Nokia's CTO says

Infinera Profits, But Gives Lower Forecast
News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Vendor earns $27.6 million, or 29 cents a share, on revenues of $138.3 million, but its second-quarter forecast isn't as rosy

Live From CDNland
Contentinople | 4/22/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

Juniper Disses Cisco Telepresence
Raynman | 4/22/2008

Umm, duh!

Limited Access
The Philter | 4/22/2008

Why don't ISPs just tell you how much they want you to use?

China Mobile by Numbers
Wireless Bits | 4/22/2008

Staggering subscriber growth and falling ARPU

It's Not Easy Being Green
BroadBananas | 4/22/2008

When it comes to old analog TVs, coalition says it's time to get the lead out

New SMC Gear Is Docsis 3.0 Ready
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Vendor hopes to make hay on cable's business services push with a trio of products based on the budding CableLabs platform

ANDA May Seek 2009 IPO
News Analysis | 4/22/2008

In an LRTV interview, ANDA Networks president and CEO Charles Kenmore talks about his company's IPO prospects

Mobile Ad Lags
Peer Pressure | 4/22/2008

Closed networks are largest obstacle to mobile ads, panelist says

UK WiMax Faces Spectrum Fight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/22/2008

The risk of spectrum hoarding looms in the UK's upcoming mobile broadband auction and WiMax hopefuls could be left out

Wireless Slowdown Hits Tellabs
News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Tellabs is feeling the pinch as North American wireless carriers tighten their purse strings, sending the vendor's stock down 12%

Verklin to Helm Cable Ad Initiative?
The Bauminator | 4/22/2008

Ad Age says former Aegis Media CEO is expected to become head oarsman of 'Project Canoe'

Dish's DVR Boat Anchors
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Satellite TV giant says a handful of older DVR boxes still in stock can't be installed or activated in the field

Wireless Pumps AT&T's Q1
News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Wireless gains fueled another strong quarter for AT&T while U-verse TV also ramped up in growth and now stands at 379,000 subscribers

Intel Backs Taiwan's WiMax
Wireless Bits | 4/22/2008

Chipmaker stumps up $500 million for WiMax

Tellabs Issues Profit Warning
News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Tellabs has reported a slightly better than expected first quarter, but its second-quarter outlook is decidedly grim

CPacket Tests 10G Monitoring Market
News Analysis | 4/22/2008

The startup specializing in packet inspection has applied its know-how to a 10-Gbit/s monitoring appliance

Data Prices Fall, Usage Booms
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/22/2008

Mobile data prices are falling and usage is way up, finds a new report from Heavy Reading

New Directions in WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/21/2008

New stuff from Aruba, Meru, Ruckus, and Airhive blurs the lines between mesh, cellular, and enterprise WLAN

Users vs Pros
Contentinople | 4/21/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

FiOS Myth Disspelled
Raynman | 4/21/2008

Another 'copper cutting' type rumor

Landline Landslide Will Lead to More Layoffs
News Analysis | 4/21/2008

Each major US telco cut its workforce in the wireline access business during the first quarter of 2008, and more cuts are likely

Digeo's New Cable Box Has a Name
The Bauminator | 4/21/2008

CableLabs clues us in…

Carrier Ethernet Boosts Packet Optical Interest
News Analysis | 4/21/2008

A boom in packet optical buying will be driven by interest in carrier Ethernet services

Sonus Buys OSS Firm
News Analysis | 4/21/2008

Sonus has bought IP provisioning specialist Atreus Systems

Patent Troll Talk
Craig's A-List | 4/21/2008

What's wrong with royalties

NSN's Mixed Fortunes
Wireless Bits | 4/21/2008

NSN touts contract, but faces stiff competition from Chinese vendors

Digeo Clears a Big Legal Hurdle
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/21/2008

Obtaining Gemstar IPG license should reduce distractions as troubled firm pursues a new retail box and a CableCARD-based HD-DVR for MSOs

Cable Degrades Us All
The Philter | 4/21/2008

Maybe it's time to get mad at programmers for their negligence

GameRail's Gone
The Philter | 4/21/2008

Not enough gamers paid for its lag-free network shortcut

It's a Wrap
The Bauminator | 4/21/2008

Pace polishes off the 'reverse takeover' of Philips's set-top division

AT&T Preps Telepresence Service
News Analysis | 4/21/2008

AT&T hooks up with Cisco to offer a managed telepresence service that will rely on the class of service capabilities of MPLS

iPhone's Slow Euro Sales
Wireless Bits | 4/21/2008

Apple's device disappoints in Europe

Skype in the Spotlight
EuroBlog | 4/21/2008

Revenues, rates, and renewed Google rumors

At NAB: OTT vs. IPTV
News Analysis | 4/18/2008

People haven't stopped watching TV, but they are increasingly turning to the Internet for entertainment

Finisar Patent Ruling Goes Back
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/18/2008

The court of appeals declares a re-do on Finisar's patent victory against DirecTV

Multi-Room VOD
The Bauminator | 4/18/2008

Comcast has it up and running in Denver, too…

MP3 Sales Up, Music Sales Down
Contentinople | 4/18/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

Nokia's Blues
Jonestown | 4/18/2008

They might hurt Apple, but Moto will watch its rival's prediction with fear and loathing

NSN Hunkers Down
News Analysis | 4/18/2008

Nokia Siemens is still battling with market pricing pressures and sunk back to an operating loss in the first quarter

Koor Offers $720M for Tata Stake
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2008

Israel's Koor Industries offers up to $720M for a stake in Indian operator Tata Teleservices

Russia's Mobile Momentum
EuroBlog | 4/18/2008

Mobile + Russia = Growth

New Kontiki Boss
The Philter | 4/18/2008

VeriSign's media VP will take charge at its new CDN company

Dish: It's Still All Good
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/18/2008

AMC-14 satellite was declared a 'total loss,' but Dish Network says its high-definition expansion plans are still very much alive

Verizon's Going Strong on GPON
News Analysis | 4/18/2008

Verizon's VP of network planning talks GPON, WDM PON, Tellabs, Docsis 3.0, and all things FiOS

As the 'Tuning Resolver' Turns
The Bauminator | 4/18/2008

Moto says its entry, the MTR700, has passed a recent interop at CableLabs

Russian Into Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2008

Two of Russia's leading mobile operators, MTS and Megafon, have both reported significant subscriber growth numbers for 2007

AT&T to Axe 4,650
News Analysis | 4/18/2008

That's 1.5 percent of its workforce, with post-merger belt tightening, rather than sagging consumer demand, cited as the reason

Net Neutrality Gets Its Hearing
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/18/2008

Cheerleaders for Net neutrality came out in (minor) force for the FCC's Comcast-less en banc hearing

Huawei Strikes Again
EuroBlog | 4/18/2008

More success for Huawei in FTTX and 3G

Nokia: High-End Hurt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/17/2008

Profits are up 25 percent for Nokia, but its shares get hammered on its device outlook for the rest of the year

BT Reconsiders PBT Plans
News Analysis | 4/17/2008

PBT's most ardent carrier supporter, BT, is reconsidering its Ethernet technology strategy

Is Infinera In at BT?
News Analysis | 4/17/2008

One analyst thinks trials are underway, but another sees reason to doubt

Comcast Bulks for Baltimore Ad Trial
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/17/2008

Addressable ad trial will involve 10 times the number of homes that participated in the MSO's pilot in Huntsville, Ala.

Tradeshow Mania
Contentinople | 4/17/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

MSOs, Telcos Dash for Home
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/17/2008

As home networking grows in popularity, telcos and MSOs are looking for ways to come up with differentiated offerings

Fat Heads
Monkey Bidness | 4/17/2008

New York: Health City, USA

En Banc Shot
The Bauminator | 4/17/2008

Was your mouse finger quick enough to get in on the FCC's free stream of this afternoon's hearing?

FCC En Banc
Craig's A-List | 4/17/2008

My day with the FCC

Ethernet Comes of Age
EuroBlog | 4/17/2008

This is a landmark year for carrier Ethernet

Google Grabber Headlines
The Philter | 4/17/2008

More Yahoo scuttlebutt ahead of Google earnings

Next-Gen Telcos: Take Your Partner
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/17/2008

As their core businesses erode, incumbent telcos will have to start working better with third parties if they're to have any future

Emerging Markets Drive FT's M&A Plans
News Analysis | 4/17/2008

France Telecom says it's looking at a range of potential mergers or acquisitions, seeking to bulk up in emerging markets

Cisco Field 2012
Craig's A-List | 4/17/2008

First pitch is pushed back by a year

Totally Awesome, Pope Dude
Monkey Bidness | 4/17/2008

Righteous, even

Carrier Ethernet Continues Climbing
News Analysis | 4/17/2008

And look: Cisco even lost a little bit of market share

VeriSign to Spin Out Kontiki
News Analysis | 4/17/2008

Sources say the P2P delivery platform is set to go private soon

Kinder, Gentler Cisco
Craig's A-List | 4/17/2008

It's less scary to get bought now, apparently

Nokia's Tero Ojanpera
LRTV Interviews | 4/17/2008

Nokia's head of entertainment and communications, Tero Ojanpera, says the way of the future is for hardware companies to transform themselves into software and services companies. We've heard that before, obviously, but Nokia actually has some interesting acquisitions and new mobile services with a really global reach that back up all the talk. Check it out!

Ethernet Expo Europe, Part II
Slide Shows | 4/16/2008

A final look at the seriousness and silliness on display at Ethernet Expo: Europe 2008

Comcast Skipping FCC Funfest
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/16/2008

Neither Comcast nor Pando will be at tomorrow's FCC hearing on broadband management practices

Yahoo Gains on Google
Raynman | 4/16/2008

Will Microsoft care?

Arun Bhikshesvaran, CTO, Ericsson North America
LRTV Interviews | 4/16/2008

The CTO of Ericsson North America, Arun Bhikshesvaran, makes his case for HSPA networks to continue for several years before 4G networks based on LTE become a reality. He also weighs in on flat-rate pricing, femtocells, the real role for WiMax, and how Ericsson and other infrastructure vendors can add value when the standardized way of building gear makes it all look the same from the outside

Online Video Snags the Spotlight
Contentinople | 4/16/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

FT to Buy TeliaSonera?
News Analysis | 4/16/2008

The rumored megamerger, still in the idea phase, could be worth $54B

Wireless Security Gets Boost From New Products
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/16/2008

Wireless isn't the problem child it used to be, but authentication and management still challenge enterprises

NYC Getting FiOS TV by Year's End
News Analysis | 4/16/2008

Verizon has made another baby step toward bringing FiOS TV to NYC, but the company now has a soft timetable for a late 2008 debut

Programmers Challenge FCC Chairman
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/16/2008

Group of major programmers claim latest à la carte proposal from FCC chairman would be harmful to consumers

BT Touts 21CN Progress, New Service
News Analysis | 4/16/2008

BT exec provides update on the carrier's next-generation network and new services, but sidesteps questions about the fate of PBT

DeWilde's Ride Ending at Tellabs
News Analysis | 4/16/2008

Carl DeWilde, former head of Tellabs broadband products, is leaving soon

Pace Rocks the Vote
The Bauminator | 4/16/2008

UK-based firm close to becoming world's No. 3 supplier of set-tops after shareholders bless deal to acquire division of Philips

MSOs, Telcos Dash for Home
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/16/2008

As home networking grows in popularity, telcos and MSOs are looking for ways to come up with differentiated offerings

Ethernet Expo Europe 2008, Part I
Slide Shows | 4/15/2008

Some snaps from the London Design Centre

Verizon Denied Restraining Order
News Analysis | 4/15/2008

Court rules Time Warner Cable doesn't have to yank two ads from the air

Comcast, Pando Crafting 'P2P Bill of Rights'
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/15/2008

MSO and P2P partner Pando expect to gather support for the bill this spring and publish results by the end of 2008

T-Mobile USA: 3G, Going on 4G?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/15/2008

A planned summer launch for 3G still puts the operator behind its bigger rivals

CEO Watch
Craig's A-List | 4/15/2008

Conexant loses one; Juniper rewards one

Sigma Sinks on Broadcom Scare
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/15/2008

Is it time? News that Broadcom might have won a major IPTV deal sends Sigma stock down by 20%

Mind the YouTube Gap
Contentinople | 4/15/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

NAB Anecdotes: Day 1
Peer Pressure | 4/15/2008

Things I learned at NAB

India Begins Allocating GSM Spectrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/15/2008

India's Department of Telecom has kicked off the process of allocating GSM spectrum, starting with the Tamil Nadu region

Ethernet Gear Market to Double
News Analysis | 4/15/2008

The market for carrier Ethernet switches and routers is set to boom, plus other news from Ethernet Expo in London

Enablence Acquires Wave7
News Analysis | 4/15/2008

Looking to cut costs in broadband access, Enablence is acquiring Wave7 for almost $14 million

Name That Stadium
Raynman | 4/15/2008

A required investment for telcos

Long Live Analog
The Bauminator | 4/15/2008

Some ABC stations will continue to deliver a 'wireline' analog signal to cable operators following the DTV transition

Analisa Roberts, RealNetworks
LRTV Interviews | 4/15/2008

The company that helped invent ringback tones has already developed a platform for serving mobile video. Now it's concentrating on how the content is portioned out and delivered. And what about open networks? Analisa Roberts at RealNetworks says it's a nice idea, but still a couple of years off from being a significant force in the US

Competing With Disney
Monkey Bidness | 4/15/2008

I'm going to Rectalworld!

iPhone Price Cut
Jonestown | 4/15/2008

Foreshadowing 3G?

Genband Fun Facts
The Philter | 4/14/2008

Notes on growth

Interoute CTO Blames Vendors for Confusion
News Analysis | 4/14/2008

Interoute's CTO Matt Finnie tells Ethernet Expo audience that equipment firms are making the Ethernet market too complex

Verizon Steps Up Unlimited Data Buffet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/14/2008

Flat-rate data pricing will take on AT&T's smartphone perks

AOL Lands Verizon Ads
News Analysis | 4/14/2008

AOL has reached a deal to sell the telco's online advertising inventory. And yes, Yahoo gets a mention

Place Your Bets on Digital
Contentinople | 4/14/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

RGB Gets More Green
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/14/2008

Digital video startup adds $20M to the coffers, putting off a possible IPO until at least mid-2009

Son of Evil Twin
Jonestown | 4/14/2008

More fun with WiFi

Sigma Enters IPTV Round 2
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/14/2008

An upgrade to Sigma Designs's set-top chip could help keep Broadcom and ST at bay for the moment

FCC Sides With Verizon
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/14/2008

Agency's enforcement bureau recommends denial of a cable complaint alleging that Verizon was using illegal tactics to retain phone subs

Google Doubling Down?
Craig's A-List | 4/14/2008

Wouldn't Salesforce.com make a nice morsel?

This Just In
Red Panda | 4/14/2008

Tobacco saves lives

Mobile Spam
Jonestown | 4/14/2008

Creeping in?

Tony Melone, CTO, Verizon Wireless
LRTV Interviews | 4/14/2008

Verizon Wireless CTO Tony Melone says 2010 will be a significant year for the evolution of Verizon's 4G network, with LTE being its technology of choice. Also, he says that flat-rate voice and flat-rate data should be considered with different approaches to each. He's not an all-you-can-eat kind of guy

Broadband Currency
BroadBananas | 4/14/2008

Let's ponder the links between Internet speeds and currency values...

Genband Gets a Gateway to NSN
News Analysis | 4/14/2008

Company acquires product line and is named exclusive supplier of wireline media gateways for Nokia Siemens

Spirent Gets PBT Thumbs-Up
News Analysis | 4/14/2008

Nortel's first product certification for Provider Backbone Transport goes to the test and measurement vendor

STM's $3B Mobile Chip Biz
Jonestown | 4/11/2008

STMicro buys into NXP to create huge – but largely anonymous – $3B chip venture

Yahoo Decision Coming Next Week?
News Analysis | 4/11/2008

Yahoo's board is meeting today and could make a decision by next week over Microsoft and its other strategic alternatives

XOHM May Launch This Summer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2008

ThinkEquity says XOHM could launch 'mid-year' in a few markets in the US

What a Bunch of Yahoos
Contentinople | 4/11/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

3G iPhone Leak?
Jonestown | 4/11/2008

A video that purports to show a 3G iPhone has landed on YouTube

Why Is VZ Paranoid?
Raynman | 4/11/2008

If you can beat them, still sue them

SES Calls Satellite 'A Total Loss'
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/11/2008

SES Americom says it's fully insured, but the net effect on Dish Network's HD expansion plans remained fuzzy as of Friday morning

Good Times for 3G
LR Mobile Column | 4/11/2008

The mobile broadband era has not only arrived, it's here in style

FourGone Conclusion?
Jonestown | 4/11/2008

Or, why 4G is like an unmade sandwich

HiTs Telecom Seeks to Raise $300M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2008

Saudi Arabia-based holding company plans $300M share issue to finance converged networks in Africa and Latin America

The Final Chapter?
The Bauminator | 4/11/2008

Apparently not. Dish plans to take the TiVo DVR patent case to the Supreme Court

Good Times for 3G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/11/2008

The mobile broadband era has not only arrived, it's here in style

Q1 Thrill Ride
Craig's A-List | 4/11/2008

Foundry's down, and more could follow

Google Map Test
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2008

Cisco Opens the ISR
News Analysis | 4/10/2008

An open-software plan furthers Cisco's push to house applications on branch-office routers

Comcast: Feds Not Needed Here
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/10/2008

A test of the P4P protocol shows carriers don't need regulations in order to play nice, or so Comcast says

Content on Parade
Contentinople | 4/10/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

Cisco Adds More 802.11n
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2008

New ISR models can double as WLAN access points; more models are getting 3G, too

Opera Goes for Android
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2008

Mobile mavens unveil the first third-party browser for the Google-backed OS

DTV's 'Fine' Mess
The Bauminator | 4/10/2008

Eleven CE companies and retailers are on the hook for more than $6 million for violations linked to the DTV transition

Nice Lobby
Raynman | 4/10/2008

Verizon paid for it

Google Grabber Headlines
The Philter | 4/10/2008

Who's dancing with Yahoo?

Nokia: Touching 3G
Jonestown | 4/10/2008

But not for a while...

Cable Modem 'Father' to Grant Grants
The Bauminator | 4/10/2008

Rouzbeh Yassini puts his think tank to work in the name of broadband

Verizon Sues Time Warner Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/10/2008

Verizon is suing Time Warner Cable for false advertising, alleging that the MSO is misleading consumers about FiOS

Level 3 Claims Faster, Cheaper Long-Tail Service
News Analysis | 4/10/2008

The CDN says that with the introduction of its CDXL service, it can serve up long-tail content more efficiently

Internap Founder: VitalStream Buy 'Disappointing'
News Analysis | 4/10/2008

Former Internap exec says the company should have done better due diligence

The Bull Gimmick
The Philter | 4/10/2008

Tradeshow or rodeo?

Starz Shops IPTV Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/10/2008

The direct-to-consumer Vongo service is getting an MSO/telco spin under the name Starz Play

NextWave
Jonestown | 4/9/2008

Technology rock stars?

Yahoo to Test Google AdSense
News Analysis | 4/9/2008

In a two-week test, Yahoo will carry Google AdSense ads alongside its own search results

Tata Loses Appeal Against FLAG
News Analysis | 4/9/2008

Tata may appeal after losing another ruling to FLAG Telecom, which wants access to a submarine cable landing station

Content on Parade
Contentinople | 4/9/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

Bye, Bye Navigator
Jonestown | 4/9/2008

We hardly listened to ye

What, No 2.5 GHz?
Jonestown | 4/9/2008

Sprint's preferred flavor of mobile WiMax ain't certified yet

Concurrent CEO Quits
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/9/2008

Dan Mondor, formerly of Mitel, Nortel, and Siemens, is named CEO at video-on-demand server and software specialist

The CableCARD Follies
The Bauminator | 4/9/2008

Comcast's case heads to court, while a small Puerto Rico-based op pleads its case to the FCC. Who's winning? The lawyers, of course

Philippe Keryer, Alcatel-Lucent
LRTV Interviews | 4/9/2008

Philippe Keryer, president of Alcatel-Lucent’s Mobile Access Division, weighs in on the timeline for LTE, how long 3G networks should be extended, whether CDMA is out of gas, the real benefit of the 700 Mhz auctions, and his division's quest for profitability

Leap Wireless's Greg Lund
LRTV Interviews | 4/9/2008

How low can they go? Greg Lund from Leap Wireless says the low-cost provider may not cut rates in response to AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint getting into the flat-rate pricing game.

Voices in the Head
Jonestown | 4/9/2008

Or, a bizarre wireless app

Moto Board Gets New Dorman
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2008

Former AT&T CEO takes role as non-executive chairman of the Motorola board

UK Rate Shakeup
Wireless Bits | 4/9/2008

3 challenges mobile termination rates

DTV Coupon Clippers
The Bauminator | 4/9/2008

More than 10 million requests for digital-to-analog converter box coupons have rolled in, but just a small fraction have been redeemed

Mobile WiMax Marks Milestone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2008

WiMAX Forum certifies first mobile WiMax products in a bid to ensure interoperability among mobile broadband equipment

BT's WiMax Wish
EuroBlog | 4/9/2008

British operator still considering WiMax

Adlink Aims at ATCA Verticals
News Analysis | 4/9/2008

Adlink says security and DPI could use some help from telecom standards

Who Shot JR?
BroadBananas | 4/9/2008

Amdocs is expanding its OSS/BSS dynasty for a mere $45M

Genband's Femto Theory
The Philter | 4/9/2008

Media gateway vendor says home base stations will offer a solid growth opportunity

Martin: Give Small Ops a Break
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/9/2008

A proposal by the FCC chairman would not saddle capacity-limited systems with analog and digital TV carriage burdens

Bull Riding at CTIA, Part I
LRTV Soundbites | 4/9/2008

Cisco's OS War
Craig's A-List | 4/8/2008

The 'comical' quest for One True OS

In Focus: Femtocells
LRTV Documentaries | 4/8/2008

Everyone's fawning over femtocells, but who's really going to put their money where the hype is? What we found at CTIA Wireless 2008 is that the answer really depends on whom you ask and where in the world they're trying to make a buck. For our complete roster of reports and news on femtocells, click here

Cisco Wraps Up Nuova
News Analysis | 4/8/2008

Former Andiamo vets get a $678M deal to help fuel Cisco's plans for the virtualized data center

Amdocs Provisions $45M for JacobsRimell
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2008

Acquisition will shore up Amdocs's international cable market footprint and strengthen its link to Comcast

EDFA Inventors Picked as Millennium Prize Finalists
News Analysis | 4/8/2008

Optical networking researchers are finalists in the Millennium Technology Prize competition

Content on Parade
Contentinople | 4/8/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

Landline Life Support
Raynman | 4/8/2008

Embarq refuses to pull the plug

AT&T Brings in New CTO
News Analysis | 4/8/2008

AT&T is bringing in John Donovan, formerly of Verisign, to take over as chief technology officer

Level 3's Rafuse Steps Down
News Analysis | 4/8/2008

Lead CDN and European exec leaves to 'spend more time with his family'

Cisco's Nuova News
Craig's A-List | 4/8/2008

Nuova takes the stage

Hasselhoff Rules!
Monkey Bidness | 4/8/2008

But you knew that

Telcos Show Their Google Envy
News Analysis | 4/8/2008

Carriers are trying to figure out how to deliver cool, useful, profitable services, like Google does

Martin Proposes HD Relief Plan
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2008

The FCC Chairman tells ACA Summit crowd he'll push for HD downconversion but won't budge on a 'blanket waiver'

BT Fusion Revival?
Wireless Bits | 4/8/2008

Next-gen Fusion looms

3G Spectrum, Anyone?
Wireless Bits | 4/8/2008

France considers giving it away

21st Century Menace
Monkey Bidness | 4/8/2008

Smokers or lawyers?

Moto Wields Upstream CMTS Blade
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2008

Upstream channel bonding for Docsis 3.0 might not happen until 2009, but Motorola is getting ready early

Verwaayen Set to Leave BT
News Analysis | 4/8/2008

BT chief executive Ben Verwaayen announces his resignation and will be succeeded by Ian Livingston

Back to the Drawing Board
The Bauminator | 4/8/2008

Group at University of Colorado withdraws blocking charge, agrees to 'update our analysis' of Comcast's network management techniques

Sizing Up Emcore
Craig's A-List | 4/8/2008

Where the optical half lives

Bull Riding at CTIA, Part II
LRTV Soundbites | 4/8/2008

40-Gig Clothes Dryer
Monkey Bidness | 4/7/2008

More than just a paperweight

CTIA at the Crossroads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2008

At CTIA proved last week, there are no easy answers as wireless moves into a new era

What Will Become of Yahoo?
News Analysis | 4/7/2008

If Yahoo can pull it off, a non-Microsoft collaboration could have some impact on telcos

Cisco Field Update
Craig's A-List | 4/7/2008

Trying hard for a place in history

University Study Takes Comcast to Task
The Bauminator | 4/7/2008

Just when you thought all of this talk of Net Neutrality and network management might simmer down for a few days...

Spike Attack
Red Panda | 4/7/2008

Kiwi has a hedgehog and knows how to use it

J:COM Spreads the Wealth
The Bauminator | 4/7/2008

Motorola becomes the second vendor to enter MSO's house of Wideband

Content on Parade
Contentinople | 4/7/2008

The day's top content news from Contentinople

Verizon to Change Its Analog Channels
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/7/2008

New York set to become the first FiOS TV market to collapse Verizon's broadcast analog video tier

Nokia N-Gages With Mobile Games
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2008

Nokia launches mobile games service and bolsters its mobile Internet services strategy

Mobile Smells
Wireless Bits | 4/7/2008

This mobile application stinks

Microsoft Ultimatum
EuroBlog | 4/7/2008

Microsoft puts the pressure on Yahoo

Meriton Lands in Xtera's Hands
News Analysis | 4/7/2008

The bubble-era veteran brings Xtera some metro WDM help and a possible 'in' with the PBT crowd

Xtera Buys Meriton
EuroBlog | 4/5/2008

Xtera has acquired Meriton Networks

CTIA Wireless 2008
LRTV Documentaries | 4/4/2008

At CTIA Wireless 2008, the femtocell was the new 'it' device, the 700 Mhz auctions became the elephant in the room, Fritz Nelson rode a bull, 4G networks were debated and discussed, Sprint's plans came under scrutiny, and Nokia's coffee shop in the sky was hard to top

CTIA Wireless 2008
LRTV CTIA Wireless | 4/4/2008

At CTIA Wireless 2008, the femtocell was the new 'it' device, the 700 Mhz auctions became the elephant in the room, Fritz Nelson rode a bull, 4G networks were debated and discussed, Sprint's plans came under scrutiny, and Nokia's coffee shop in the sky was hard to top

Heavy Reading Homes In on Huawei
News Analysis | 4/4/2008

The Chinese vendor is still growing like wildfire, but what is it good, and not so good, at? Heavy Reading analysts speak out

CTIA Photos, Part II
Slide Shows | 4/4/2008

Playboy bunnies, fun phones, Ethernet gear, and the new Windows Mobile device are featured in this last look at CTIA Wireless 2008

Emcore Preps Solar Separation
News Analysis | 4/4/2008

The company's making plans to split its solar-power and optical components divisions

Embarq Readies Its 'Fourth Screen'
News Analysis | 4/4/2008

The carrier is giving cordless landline phones a boost, in the form of Internet data services

The Friday Five
The Bauminator | 4/4/2008

Calling attention to a handful of other cable-related things that happened this week...

Comcast Advances With Targeted Ads
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/4/2008

Follwing some promising results in Huntsville, the MSO is gearing up for another advanced ad pilot later this year in Baltimore

Shyam, Tata Score CDMA Spectrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2008

India starts dishing out CDMA spectrum, giving two operators a headstart on their GSM counterparts

Sniff This
Monkey Bidness | 4/4/2008

Thinking of the children again... uh-oh

700 MHz: The $19.6B Question
CTIA News Analysis | 4/4/2008

Winners and losers finally speak up on the 700 MHz auction

T-Mobile: 700 MHz Wallflower
Jonestown | 4/4/2008

Does the smallest of the big four US carriers have a 4G plan?

Pull Over for Trapster
The Philter | 4/4/2008

Interesting app, great gimmick, and a sense of humor to boot

Entropic Buys Hi-Def Specialist
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/4/2008

MoCA specialist pays a mere $5.9 million for the assets of Vativ, a hi-def vendor that had raised more than $37 million

Qwest CFO to Depart
News Analysis | 4/4/2008

Qwest CFO John Richardson is leaving the company but will remain on the job until a permanent replacement is found

A Great Conference Name
EuroBlog | 4/4/2008

Can anyone better the Canadians for great conference names?

Brits Kickstart Broadband Spectrum Offer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2008

Ofcom is to auction 2.6 GHz spectrum in 'the summer' and says the spectrum, which can be used for WiMax or 3G services, can be traded

Bidders Circle Tiscali UK
EuroBlog | 4/4/2008

Usual suspects linked to Tiscali

BT's Been Naughty
EuroBlog | 4/4/2008

BT admits to secret Web traffic analysis trials

Russian Tug of War
EuroBlog | 4/4/2008

A battle is brewing over regional operator Smarts

Moto Cuts 2,600 More Jobs
CTIA News Analysis | 4/4/2008

Another round of layoffs will lead to a $104M charge against Moto's first quarter earnings

Trapster
LRTV Soundbites | 4/4/2008

Trapster

AT&T & Verizon Make 700 MHz Plans
CTIA News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Verizon will run LTE over 700 MHz spectrum

AT&T & Verizon to Use 700 MHz for 4G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Verizon confirms plans to run LTE over 700 MHz

PBT in the Spotlight
News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Carrier Ethernet's bad boy, PBT, is coming under major scrutiny by the industry – and by Light Reading!

Sprint's Backhaul Bottleneck
CTIA News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Sprint needs more horsepower for its WiMax sites, but the backhaul issues for Xohm may be temporary

Nortel Updates R&D Strategy
News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Having discovered it spends too much on 'late lifecycle' products, Nortel shuffles its R&D centers

Ad-Vantage TiVo
The Bauminator | 4/3/2008

Comcast accepts 'initial version' of DVR pioneer's interactive ad management system for deployment... someday

EXFO Builds With Brix
News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Test firm follows good results with another acquisition, this time of VOIP and IPTV monitoring specialist Brix Networks

Huawei Sets Bumper Sales Target
News Analysis | 4/3/2008

While other major vendors tripped up in 2007, the Chinese vendor ramped revenues to possibly more than $11B

A Quick Thought
Jonestown | 4/3/2008

On the Clearwire-Sprint talk

Crunch Time for PBT
EuroBlog | 4/3/2008

Will carriers give PBT any momentum?

Love Arkansas Style
Monkey Bidness | 4/3/2008

or... Earnest Saves Marriage

BT to Update on Ethernet Plans
News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Director of data platforms to provide an update on the role of Ethernet in BT's 21CN at the upcoming Ethernet Expo Europe event

Verizon Checks Out Femtos
CTIA News Analysis | 4/3/2008

But questions remain about how much consumers will pay for the new devices

Sprint Still Silent on WiMax Launch
CTIA News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Carrier's launch date for commercial WiMax is still shrouded in mystery

More PONdering
Raynman | 4/3/2008

Tier 2/3 market is getting crowded

AT&T Likes Android
Craig's A-List | 4/3/2008

Because the world can't live on just iPhones

MSOs Making Business Connections
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Charter and Cox are teaming up to keep telcos from sniping at business customers, and other MSOs may soon follow suit

Nokia Siemens Clings to Juniper
News Analysis | 4/3/2008

Nokia Siemens might be one of PBT's strongest supporters, but it says its MPLS relationship with Juniper is also important

Verizon Eyes Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2008

CTO sees limited applications for midget base stations

Controlling Doc$is 3.0
The Bauminator | 4/2/2008

Comcast's new Wideband offering in the Twin Cities isn't exactly priced to sell… and that's probably by design

Comcast Enters the Wideband Era
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/2/2008

The Twin Cities get Comcast's first Docsis 3.0 rollout, with downstream speeds of up to 50 Mbit/s

CTIA Photos, Part I
Slide Shows | 4/2/2008

Foolhardy keynoters, slick new phones, and lots of Ethernet backhaul boxes pack our first photo slideshow from CTIA Wireless 2008

Tellabs Kills Its Verizon GPON Efforts
News Analysis | 4/2/2008

Having failed to negotiate a revised deal, Tellabs has pulled the plug on its Verizon GPON activities

Pay (Your Respects) Per View
BroadBananas | 4/2/2008

Is a new (ahem)'killer app' on the way?

Sprint Quiet on WiMax Launch Date
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2008

Rollouts in some markets continue, but the carrier's taking its time and not giving a firm date for a commercial WiMax launch

Etisalat Eyes India's Spice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2008

United Arab Emirates incumbent is looking for a way into India's mobile market, holding talks with regional operator Spice

India Extends Network Sharing Rules
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2008

India's telecom body aims to cut operator costs by extending network-sharing rules to active infrastructure

Wot We've Learnt
Jonestown | 4/2/2008

At CTIA so far...

Tellabs Troubles
The Philter | 4/2/2008

GPONdering the Tellabs access dilemma

Cable Still Not in the XOHM
The Bauminator | 4/2/2008

The great wait continues...

BT's Italian WiMax
Wireless Bits | 4/2/2008

BT partners for WiMax

The Money Behind the Mania
The Bauminator | 4/2/2008

Financial arrangement allows WorldGate, maker of the 'Ojo' videophone, to keep the lights on... at least until the next crisis comes about

ZTE, Vodafone Get Closer
CTIA News Analysis | 4/2/2008

ZTE and Vodafone build on their existing relationship with new agreement for network equipment

Vodafone Puts ZTE in the Frame
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2008

ZTE signs global framework agreement with Vodafone for network equipment

Aperto Bags Another $20M
CTIA News Analysis | 4/2/2008

WiMax specialist adds $20M to its kitty as industry debate continues to rage about the technology's prospective growth rates

Roadblock for Reding
EuroBlog | 4/2/2008

More opposition to European FCC plan

Adtran Adds GPON
News Analysis | 4/2/2008

Adtran is finally offering GPON, but has it missed the boat with Verizon and AT&T?

Cox VOD Effort Matches Vendor Rivals
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/2/2008

When a big MSO deployment deal is on the line, even long-time enemies like Concurrent and SeaChange can find common ground

WiMax Goes Prepaid
CTIA News Analysis | 4/2/2008

Prepaid plans might be a way for WiMax to entice the customers who aren't suited for DSL or cable, says startup Xanadoo

Barry West, Sprint Nextel
LRTV Soundbites | 4/2/2008

Barry West, president of Sprint's XOHM group, comments on the carrier's WiMax rollouts

Nokia's WiNot
Jonestown | 4/1/2008

Nokia's tablet flies with WiFi, not WiMax, at CTIA

Microsoft Stands Firm
Raynman | 4/1/2008

Will not budge on Yahoo offer

CTIA: Sprint's Samsung Touch
CTIA News Analysis | 4/1/2008

In Vegas, Sprint has an iPhone rival and a slew of WiMax news, but there's no word on a Clearwire deal

Acme Packet Opens Up
News Analysis | 4/1/2008

New open session routing platform offers more efficient signaling control than softswitches, the company says

The Real News at CTIA
Jonestown | 4/1/2008

Wait for it...

Slice O' Wireless
Jonestown | 4/1/2008

Thinking Vegas this week? Think pizza

Motorola Eulogy
LR Mobile Column | 4/1/2008

Moto's recently announced restructuring seems little more than an admission of failure

Comcast Fires Back
The Bauminator | 4/1/2008

MSO exec finds Martin's reaction to Comcast's coming answer to P2P questions 'perplexing'

Starent's Double Whammy
CTIA News Analysis | 4/1/2008

Mobile core vendor doubles up with two major carrier account wins as it proves its worth in 3G and WiMax networks

Verizon Pushes the Mobile PBX
CTIA News Analysis | 4/1/2008

With help from RIM, Verizon thinks it's found a way to spark interest in upgrading PBXs for fixed/mobile convergence

Pace Tweaks Philips STB Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/1/2008

Pace shares are on the rise after disclosing it will pay about $10M less than originally expected for the set-top unit of Philips

Garbage In, Garbage Out
The Philter | 4/1/2008

A waste of a startup

Moto Device Biz Buyer?
Wireless Bits | 4/1/2008

Videocon expresses some interest

Femtocells Face Uncertain Future in US
CTIA News Analysis | 4/1/2008

The US femtocell market is a 'crapshoot,' as operators and vendors tackle technical and business challenges, finds a new Unstrung Insider

Femtocells Face Uncertain Future in US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/1/2008

The US femtocell market is a 'crapshoot,' as operators and vendors tackle technical and business challenges, finds a new Unstrung Insider

No Bids for Tiscali
EuroBlog | 4/1/2008

No bites yet on Tiscali's M&A line

Google Goes Nuclear
News Analysis | 4/1/2008

The 'not being evil' company moves into new and frightening territory by declaring it has developed nuclear capabilities

RCN Upgrades VOD Systems
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/1/2008

Server switchout with SeaChange sets the stage for operator to double its on-demand menu and introduce hi-def video on demand

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