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Policy Watch: Will the FCC Declare War?
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/12/2010

We're holding firm at DefCon 3, but speculation is rampant about what will happen if the FCC 'goes nuclear' by trying to reclassify its Internet authority

Light Kills
Monkey Bidness | 4/12/2010

4:30 PM Have a glass of radium before bed

Ethernet Europe: Speeds & Feeds
News Analysis | 4/12/2010

There's an abundance of Carrier Ethernet news coming out of the London show, with Equinix and Actelis leading the way

EANTC Global Interconnect
LRTV Interviews | 4/12/2010

EANTC's Carsten Rossenhoevel talks about the upcoming Advanced Global Interconnect Test Program being demo'd at Light Reading's Ethernet Europe event in London. This live production network test will validade how wholesale and regional operators can interconnect to achieve a global Ethernet footprint

Ethernet Europe 2010
LRTV Interviews | 4/12/2010

2010 is already experiencing a revival in carrier Ethernet, according to Heavy Reading's Stan Hubbard speaking at the 2010 Ethernet Europe event in London. Stan also talks about the importance of Layer 2 and Layer 3 hybrid solutions, particularly in the financial sector, and how Ethernet service exchange is accelerating Ethernet adoption

Ethernet Europe: Strong 'n' Hot
EuroBlog | 4/12/2010

11:30 AM The coffee's top grade and so are the speakers in London

Ethernet Europe: Bigger, Bolder Service Required
News Analysis | 4/12/2010

To avoid becoming a price-driven commodity, Carrier Ethernet needs a better footprint and more end-to-end visibility, Expo panelists say

iPad Rivals Loom
Contentinople | 4/12/2010

10:10 AM Challengers from big shots like Google, Microsoft, HP, and Nokia are waiting in the wings

Verizon Kicks Off Disaster Recovery Drill
News Analysis | 4/12/2010

A simulated mid-air collision will help Verizon test its recovery capacity in northern Virginia

Chungwha Trials LTE in Taiwan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2010

Taiwan's largest operator starts LTE trial while LTE R&D activity picks up pace in the country

Apposite Takes Aim at Wild, Wild WANs
News Analysis | 4/12/2010

New emulation engine enables service providers to see how business applications perform in complex WAN environments

EPC: How's Your Handover?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2010

Survey shows little cohesion on support for existing network services as operators move to LTE

Ethernet Europe: Equinix Opens Ethernet Exchange Doors
News Analysis | 4/12/2010

With 24 customers lined up, Equinix takes its Ethernet peering exchanges out of beta

Optimum Lightpath Lands First Telemedicine Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/12/2010

Cablevision's big business unit sees telemedicine as a prescription for future revenue growth

TiVo + EchoStar
The Bauminator | 4/9/2010

5:50 PM A match made in set-top heaven?

LTE Watch: Operator Commitments Double
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/9/2010

The GSA expects up to 22 LTE networks to be in operation by the end of 2010, as mobile broadband-related IPOs start to happen

Photos: Comcast Tees Up 3DTV Masters
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/9/2010

Some pics from Comcast's Masters 3DTV soiree, which proved the MSO's cable plant and digital boxes are ready to enter the third dimension

India's Mobile ARPU on the Slide
News Analysis | 4/9/2010

Latest report from India's regulator shows the country's intense competition is eroding the mobile operators' ARPU levels

NCTA, Comcast Push for Blanket Exemption
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/9/2010

They urge FCC to consider HD-DTA exemption for all cable systems rather than for properties with 552MHz or less of activated capacity

India 3G: And They're Off!
AsiaBlog | 4/9/2010

11:25 AM The 3G spectrum auction has begun, with high expectations

Welcome, Sarah Reedy
The Philter | 4/9/2010

10:05 AM What's our new reporter up to anyway?

Apple Introduces 'iAd'
Contentinople | 4/9/2010

9:35 AM Steve Jobs introduced Apple's new mobile ad platform yesterday

Juniper Grabs Video Startup
News Analysis | 4/8/2010

The software that Ankeena wrote for Junos apparently worked out, because Juniper now wants to buy the company

Apple: Ads Get the i Treatment
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/8/2010

As expected, Apple unveils a sophisticated mobile ad system and, coming in the summer, multitasking for the iPhone

Dish Starts Selling 'Sling-Loaded' HD-DVR
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2010

The ViP922, Dish's answer to 'TV Everywhere,' retails for $649, and a bit less for subs who take the company's equipment lease option

Ethernet Gear Market Back on the Rise
EuroBlog | 4/8/2010

3:15 PM All the latest Ethernet data points to be unveiled at next week's London event/party

Virgin Business Looks to the Clouds
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2010

With its new brand, Virgin Media Business is looking for cloud services partners as it plans a broader services offering

A $50 Hi-Def DTA?
The Bauminator | 4/8/2010

3:00 PM At least one box supplier says it's getting there

Moto Seeks $50M for LTE Safety Network
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/8/2010

Motorola and partners ask for millions to help fund an LTE public safety network in the Bay Area, amongst other wireless applications

Is the FCC's Grand Plan in Trouble?
The Bauminator | 4/8/2010

11:35 AM Commission says court decision on net neutrality may affect 'significant number' of Broadband Plan recommendations

ZTE Grows 36% in 2009
News Analysis | 4/8/2010

Revenues ramp to $8.8 billion following major 3G rollouts in China, leaving the vendor's new president with a tough act to follow

Verizon & DirecTV: We Weren't Offered Swing at 3D Masters
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/8/2010

Telco and satellite-TV giants say they weren't offered a shot at tapping in to 3DTV coverage of the prestigious golf tourney

iPad Apps vs. iPhone Apps
Contentinople | 4/8/2010

10:05 AM App study shows differences between how people are using the two devices

FCC Chews on HD-DTA Exemption
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/7/2010

Sources say the FCC is considering a recommendation that would give bandwidth-strapped systems the OK to use hi-def DTAs with integrated security

Recovery Act: $11B Pours In for NTIA's Round 2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2010

The NTIA says $11 billion worth of requests rolled in for the $2.6 billion pot of money it will allocate in the second round of broadband stimulus funding

Gadget Watch: iPhone Multi-Tasking Imminent?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2010

At last, iPhone users might be able to use multiple apps at one time with an Apple OS update expected to arrive Thursday

NSN Likes Its Chances at AT&T
News Analysis | 4/7/2010

Even though it's reportedly lost domain supplier status and its head AT&T guy, Nokia Siemens says it's not out of the running with the carrier

Trident Pokes at Broadcom's DTA Chip Lead
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/7/2010

Comcast among first to test Trident-powered 'universal' DTAs that can run on Moto- and Cisco-based digital cable networks

Are We Not Men?
Craig's A-List | 4/7/2010

2:10 PM Cisco is doing its duty now for the future

The End of Net Neutrality?
The Philter | 4/7/2010

12:40 PM Jeff and Phil chew on the FCC's loss to Comcast and talk about what this means for the principle of net neutrality

Vodafone Makes Light of the Mobile Internet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2010

Targets developing markets with a simplified set of tools to enable mobile Internet access that will help bridge the digital divide

Qwest, Cisco Deliver Hosted UC Offering
News Analysis | 4/7/2010

New service aims to speed the uptake of integrated voice, data, and video services without sticking enterprises with crippling capex bills

AlcaLu Exit Door Swings Again
News Analysis | 4/7/2010

Another of the old guard replaced at Alcatel-Lucent as Michel Rahier departs, to be replaced by the former CEO of Agere

FCC Looks Inside Apple's iPad
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2010

Commission posted 17 images of its teardown of the device

AT&T Shifting Capex to App Support
News Analysis | 4/6/2010

The $1B in spending on business services hasn't changed from 2008 and 2009, but the priorities have

Did Comcast Really Win?
The Bauminator | 4/6/2010

5:15 PM Comcast won this battle, but the FCC could be forced to take a 'nuclear option' UPDATED 6:45 PM

Verizon's Backhaul Speed Race
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2010

Plans for 100-Mbit/s links to individual cell sites match the maximum speeds offered on LTE today, but what about in the future?

AT&T's $1B Repeat
EuroBlog | 4/6/2010

2:30 PM Business Solutions division gets $1B again

Who's Winning Net Neutrality Debate? Nobody
Rewired | 4/6/2010

2:00 PM If today's court ruling cuts Congress in on the net neutrality action, it won't be good news

The iPad Has WiFi Teething Troubles
Jonestown | 4/6/2010

1:35 PM Users complain of weak signals and bad connections, Apple puts up a troubleshooting guide

Net Neutrality Ruling: FCC Loses, Comcast Wins
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/6/2010

In a big victory for Comcast, an appeals court rules that the FCC lacked the authority to hit the MSO with net neutrality sanctions UPDATED 5:45 PM

Ixia Takes Adobe Flash to the Test
News Analysis | 4/6/2010

IxLoad 5.0 is the first network test system to license Adobe Flash and enable emulation of high volumes of its video traffic

No Takers for ITI Plants
AsiaBlog | 4/6/2010

12:15 PM Even Huawei didn't bid for the Indian firm's three production facilities

HP's Slate, Revealed
Contentinople | 4/6/2010

10:10 AM A leaked internal document shows how HP's upcoming tablet device measures up to Apple's iPad

CTDI Acquires More Access Assets
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/6/2010

As CTDI gets Alloptic's product portfolio, the company becomes an RFoG player and a more interesting access competitor

Moto Shuffles Ahead of Split
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/5/2010

Moto separates the financials of its four main business lines as it prepares to split into two publicly traded companies in Q1 2011

Blue Coat Bringing Caching Back
News Analysis | 4/5/2010

Former caching specialists are leveraging technology developed for cloud-based security to save ISPs some big bandwidth bucks

EMG Adds iPad to Suit
The Bauminator | 4/5/2010

2:45 PM EMG Technology adds Apple's new computer tablet to a complaint

300K iPads Sold on Launch Day
Contentinople | 4/5/2010

10:25 AM First-day iPad sales were way under some analyst estimates, but there are still reasons for Apple to be optimistic

The iPad Has Landed
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2010

LR Mobile was in SoHo, NYC, to watch the crowds and snap some photos as the hyped-up tablet went on sale Saturday

Who's Ready to Buy Evolved Packet Core?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2010

58% percent of our benchmark survey respondents say evolved packet core purchasing decisions won't be made until 2011 or later

Cavium Climbs Multicore Ranks
News Analysis | 4/5/2010

The latest Heavy Reading survey shows the company gaining ground against big-name, old-school processors

LTE Watch: Harbinger Angers AT&T & Verizon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2010

The big two aren't happy about restrictions placed on them in a plan for a new LTE network in the US

The iPad: a Threat to Flash's Video Dominance?
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/2/2010

The debut of the iPad may create a watershed moment for HTML5, but media publishers say it won't be enough to knock Flash off its Web TV pedestal

Verizon Derides Cable 3DTV Efforts
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/2/2010

Promising 'reliable' 3D service by Q3 2010, Verizon says current programming is just hype

iPad App Store Is Live
Contentinople | 4/2/2010

9:25 AM The Apple iPad App Store went live yesterday with more than 2,300 apps

Private Equity Firms Gain Some Insight
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/1/2010

Crestview Partners and MidOcean Partners team to buy a 42% equity stake in privately held Insight, the ninth largest US MSO

The Empty Promise of 'Open Access'
Jonestown | 4/1/2010

5:45 PM The idea of picking and choosing among carrier networks is nice but too often hamstrung by the radio realities of the devices

Too Many Not Ready for IPv6, Lab Warns
News Analysis | 4/1/2010

ICSA Lab officials say vendors and enterprises alike may be in for some unpleasant surprises in months ahead

Nagra Seeks HD-DTA Hall Pass
The Bauminator | 4/1/2010

3:35 PM Nagravision is the second supplier to request a hi-def box waiver, but the chances of quick FCC action are slim

ACA Wants Action on Evolution's HD Box Waiver
LR Cable News Analysis | 4/1/2010

But FCC is reluctant to do more until it evaluates the effects of Cable ONE's current HD-DTA waiver and gets new CableCARD rules in motion

SPIT Player Raises $20M
News Analysis | 4/1/2010

Interconnect management and billing specialist Telarix raises $20M in new funding and installs a new CEO

EXFO's Mobile Fightin' Talk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/1/2010

With a good fiscal quarter and its latest acquisition under its belt, Canadian test firm EXFO aims to be more aggressive in the mobile market

iPad Reviews Are In
Contentinople | 4/1/2010

10:35 AM Anticipation mounts, as Netflix and Hulu prepare apps and Amazon girds its loins

CableCARD Update
The Bauminator | 4/1/2010

9:00 AM 'Operator-supplied' security modules from the top 10 incumbent MSOs close in on the 20 million mark

BT's Recovery Disaster
EuroBlog | 4/1/2010

8:00 AM Fire and flood put major BT exchange out of action

NTT America Boosts Aggregation Network
News Analysis | 4/1/2010

Carrier is upgrading its aggregation network with ASR 9000 routers from Cisco

MTS India Puts Its Faith in Data
News Analysis | 4/1/2010

India's CDMA challenger is focusing on the development of data services as it looks to gain further ground on its rivals

Covad/MegaPath Will Keep Buying
News Analysis | 4/1/2010

Once they've joined forces, the two companies plan to keep doing their part for consolidation in the competitive-carrier market

You're Having a Laugh...
EuroBlog | 4/1/2010

7:00 AM It's April 1, and time for some rodent fun...

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