Launches modular DSLAM with Ethernet uplink, targeting Asian and European markets
To reveal detailed strategies for main European territories early in 2003, and may partner with BT in the U.K.
Regulator thwarted in its efforts to reduce mobile operator interconnection rates, at least for now
Agilent's research lab has invented a novel way of manufacturing long-wavelength VCSELs
Singapore operator to raise $448 million
Portugal is the latest country to lose a UMTS hopeful
Ericsson head likes the sound of Senator Chuck Schumer's call for better cellphone coverage in New York City
Richard Laughlin, founder of Optical Switch Corp., is taking another stab at developing his optical switch
A state bailout seems imminent as MobilCom debt weighs it down even further. But analysts still fret over the French carrier's prospects
Light Reading's first annual Turkey awards
Enterprise sector will deliver disappointing data revenues
A long-anticipated state bailout seems imminent. But analysts still fret over the French carrier's prospects
Research firm says revenues from public WLAN access will hit $1.63B by 2007 - but it's not a standalone business
The startup hopes to use gallium arsenide as the basis for combining electronics and optics on a single chip
Offices are closed for the week, as employees take off time en masse. What's it mean?
Virtual Private LANs could be a hot offering, but first comes consensus from equipment providers
The scrappy startup's first announced Tier 1 win is said to come at AMCC's expense
Opens another 3G reality center, wins Cegetel deal, and is the surprise package in the GSM/UMTS market
Late-comer to the ARM market talks up the performance of its wireless processors -- but the real beauty is the price
Tellabs 6400, from its acquisition of Ocular, is in trials with at least one RBOC customer
Its 7670 RSP delivered excellent ATM, IP, and MPLS performance results in Light Reading's test
We always said those Sonera press releases were criminal
The current struggle is for the silver and bronze, with some changes in the pecking order likely in 2003, says the Gartner crew
The first chips come back duds, but Santel's still hoping to sample dispersion-compensation silicon by year's end
Lights out at AcceLight, Yotta Networks, and Oresis. Is Alvesta next? UPDATED 6:30 PM
Ericsson suddenly wants to become a CDMA infrastructure player. It has 5 percent market share right now
Orange's Windows-based handset hits black market in time for Crimbo
Stock sell gives Juniper CEO about $4.3 million in proceeds. On the same day, the stock goes up
Help us identify Europe's wireless innovators
Siemens holding up well in squeezed market, while Alcatel surprises, finds latest Wireless Oracle
Cisco, General Dynamics, GE? Who will it be? Meanwhile, a deal for ATM switching unit has hit some snags
Lynx says improvements to its switch will open up new markets, like protection switching in edge routers
A WorldCom advertising campaign claims it has the fewest outages, but Sprint says it's twisting the facts
Another US carrier bites the WLAN bullet
This shocking news just in -- the UMTS Forum is very optimistic about the prospects for 3G around the world
Revenues grew for the 19th straight quarter, but investors took profits from the stock days ago
360networks, back from bankruptcy, plans to buy Group Telecom, in protection from creditors, for $165 million
Extended Systems inks enterprise deal with mm02, says it's also talking to Vodafone, Orange, and Deutsche Telekom
Former acquisitions - BlueSteel, NewPort, Silicon Spice - said to be among those hit by 20 percent staff cut
Stock plunges 27% after Brocade warns of weak Q1 and discloses management turmoil
It's time to honor the innovators among Europe's carrier community
Signs definitive agreement to transfer its passive components business to Optun, an Israeli startup
Afsin Mohebbi is the latest exec from the Nacchio era to leave the company. More will follow, observers say
Why are there only four BREW-enabled handsets available in the U.S.? Some folks say Verizon's just slow
Still arguing about ADSL vs SHDSL, the IEEE will revisit the topic in January
ILX execs are placing a bet over a plan to get rid of laser inventory -- and the loser has to wear WDM
The country of Panama has banned voice over IP. Is it a trend?
TDD infrastructure specialist rakes in $25M-$30M in further funding and signs Solectron in device manufacturing deal
A feisty group of suppliers are boring deep into city sewers in an effort to wire up the last mile **UPDATED 11/22 2:00 PM**
Startup's strange ring laser promises to boost performance and cut the cost of a wide range of subsystems
Says networks, not its technology, are at the root of PTT delay problems -- and it's got a fix
With indium phosphide's promise on hold, a new CEO will help the startup make the shift to CMOS
Will announce four implementation agreements tomorrow that could spur adoption of next-gen optical gear
Interoute's uncertain future shelves a startup's only customer announcement
That's the outlook for 2003 as analyzed in this month's Optical Oracle
But concerns about security and integration still prey on minds of decision-makers, according to survey
First anti-emission pants, now a protective cap. Next stop the mobile-resistant spangly jumpsuit?
With $1 billion in its pocket, the chipmaker could be looking for acquisitions
Alcatel has pulled the plug on the troubled European carrier UPDATED 11/20 7:00 AM
Terabeam is sitting on a heap of cash, and a group of investors is pushing the board to disburse it
App developer Summus looks to broaden its market by moving to the Symbian OS and increasing focus on MMS
Now you can find out just how hard a rain is gonna fall
Euro uptake of the DoCoMo-inspired service has slackened
Startup packages optical switching technology for deployment in a major grid computing project
Rampant rumors pair Lucent with Marconi in an OEM deal. Is there anything to it?
The long-haul market is in dire straits and won't be picking up any time soon, according to Probe Research
A new standards effort tries to make 10-Gigabit Ethernet possible on plain old Cat 5 cable
Everybody wants a piece of Nextel's push-to-talk business. It doesn't seem they'll be there soon
Alcatel's hoping to seize a piece of shrinking IP router pie from two perennial leaders. Feast or folly?
Market so competitive that revenues will fall, say analysts
Capellas takes charge at WorldCom, Extreme rotates managers, and Sycamore cuts some more
Qualcomm vehicle wants to send Tetra à la sortie
Our poll suggests it may be adopted by 90% of enterprises but may have only 5 years of dominance
There may be enough new buildouts of IP networks to stabilize the router business in 2003
Observers say Cable & Wireless is scaling down its US network to make it a more attractive acquisition target
Respondents to a Light Reading poll say Ethernet, along with less savory factors, will boost packet video
CommWorks provides last part of the jigsaw for the first commerical wireless broadband network using iBurst
Unicom looks likely to trial GSM1x technology as top execs visit London to talk about all matters CDMA
$10M investment comes at a pivotal time for vendor and its relationship with China Telecom
$10M investment comes at a pivotal time for vendor and its relationship with China's largest carrier
Upcoming news points to partnerships between small software companies and cable operators
Internet Initiative Japan seems to be doing everything right - so why isn't it paying off?
As the FCC approachs a decision on telecom regulations, lobbyists pull out all the stops
Startup has a new way to bring WLAN to the enterprise, but can it compete on price with the big guys?
Readers of Light Reading say CWDM could actually overtake DWDM in metro networks in the long run
The network-processor startup garners a federal government contract thanks to its high-speed SAR capability
T-Mobile's dance card is apparently open once more...
Greenfield 3G operator kicks one of its software providers into touch, and puts the record straight on a few rumors
Alcatel's 'franglais' ends up as 'double dutch'
New wireless infrastructure startup has quietly built a big team and raised $16M in its first funding round
New wireless infrastructure startup has quietly built a big team and raised $16M in its first funding round
Society detritus spells bad news for staffers
Teleglobe's got a 3,000km beauty on the auction block -- if you can find it, that is
After two attempts to price its IPO in as many weeks, China Telecom's stock started trading on the NYSE today
Wireless router startup says it will announce customer wins next year. Could KDDI be one of them?
Ciena is sitting on $1.7 billion in cash, so what’s the company planning to do with it?
Pager firm cuts 10 percent of workforce as it tries to weather the IT spending freeze
One of China's biggest vendors appears to be jumping on the all-optical metro network bandwagon
Robert Thomas says the company wants to be a one-stop shop for security apps, including intrusion detection
With a 2003 recovery looking unlikely, some VCs are telling firms to think even more long-term
Juniper Networks CEO says he's hunkered down for grim spending cycle, with a focus on incumbents
Searching for BobbyMax - R. Scott Raynovich
Could this be showing some sort of recovery?
Sharp takes screen displays to a new level with DoCoMo; but this 3D ain't for 3G...
UTStarcom says it will be 2005 before 3G hits China
Microsoft's Smartphone OS is coming to US shores in the first half of next year -- but it may just be one of many devices
BT's Sir Bland says a mobile remarriage for the incumbent is unlikely
Nortel touts a 3-year, $65M deal to furnish Cox Communications with big pipes
SBC CEO Edward Whitacre proclaims that the end of regulations is near and the RBOCs are victorious
While the global operator's financials look healthy, squeezed capex and muted 3G plans might worry vendors
Cisco's chief says wireless is an important growth area when it comes to capturing service provider capex
So far, today's sale looks to be a linchpin in Corning's survival strategy: Is it?
John Chambers puts a positive spin on numbers, hopes to increase telecom sales to 40-50% of revenue
At least three VPs are out at Ciena as the company narrows its sales focus
With former Compaq Chair Michael Capellas in the running for the top spot at WorldCom, handicappers weigh in
Dave Dorman acknowledges that UNE-P will likely go away. What's this mean for AT&T's local strategy?
Startups are applying new modes of thinking to the process of switching packets
Tucked in a market research report is news that LuxN's mysteriously secreted away $34.5M in funding
Set to maintain wireless router deal but looking to service node startups for additional functionality
Multilayer devices could operate at amazing speeds, lead to opto-electronic advances
To break away and have separate Nasdaq listing by end of 1Q03, plans all-out assault on China next month
AT&T scoops up Velocita's network cheap. Who says the downturn doesn't have its advantages?
Tellium gets smaller still, Redback cuts again, and a Zhone-Corona deal may be on the rocks
RIM's deal with Nokia is the first major success for the licensing program the company announced in April
Recently acquired by Alliance Semi, Chip Engines is revving up a configurable RPR chip for Q1 launch
Could the French telecom poodle be next to license Nokia's handset platform? We think OUI!
Startup says it has good reason to be confident in its 10-Gbit/s CMOS chip technology
Verizon plans to sell its 5.4% stake in C&W to help pay down its $52 billion debt
Says a top five GSM operator is to trial technology that allows CDMA1x radio access using GSM core
In the post-SpringTide world, Lucent wants to be "a pretty girl for everyone," according to analysts
Its latest customer, SureWest, is an example of the many independent carriers that are flying under the radar
The latest from Ottawa is a puzzling revision of enterprise revenues for the past 3 years. What's up?
Handset vendor says access to sourcecode is the catalyst, but analyst sees legal or financial factors
A growing number of disappointed workers are putting their skills to use outside the telecom arena
Eye strain the way of the future as PocketJoy brings porn to handhelds
Doug Green, Bradam Group
An Infonetics report says spending on network security products will rise dramatically in the next five years
IDT, PMC, and Broadcom may add security functions to their MIPS processors
Reports $4.8B revenues and a hefty profit, sees revenues as flat to down slightly next quarter UPDATED 5:50PM
Access company says it can multiplex copper to achieve fiber-like performance
A Tolly Group test says the BXR-48000 is indeed big and fast. But what about those MPLS features?
SK invests in Flarion to lift the skirts of Flash-OFDM
Lucent finally 'fesses up about its plans to drown its Springtide wireless router products
Talk of greater cooperation in the industry leads to royalty agreement among various holders of WCDMA patents
No more development or marketing for the services switch that Lucent bought for $1.3B in 2000
US Signal has bought some Metro-Optix gear, but the startup isn't pushing Cisco out
'Ericsson Three' in custody over espionage charges
With WorldCom's restatements at $9B and counting, the feds are still looking to close a bankruptcy settlement
News from the likes of Tut, Internet Photonics, and Optical Solutions foretells new video-over-IP products
Market leader keeps pressure up on competitors, but it may be getting complacent about its Asian rivals
Foundry offers new midrange switching products to push gigabit-over-copper and 10-GigE into the enterprise
Claims a new routing protocol that can improve communication between network routers UPDATED 6PM
Faced with sinking revenues from an industry-wide decline in optical sales, Furukawa cuts capacity, jobs
Metro DWDM player ADVA reports a small loss, but stable revenues, for its third quarter
Rivals in IT services and wireless messaging systems to create firm with $3 billion in revenue
Strategy Analytics says that lack of devices or standardized content security system will hinder growth of MMS
New data strategy was highly anticipated. But it turns out the plans aren't accompanied by new spending
Sorrento shares are up, but the company's long-term health is still questioned by many
Startup NeoPhotonics may be picking up some of the company's assets and technology, sources say
The company formerly known as IntelCore buys up ADC's passives division, moving along industry consolidation
Nokia commits to openness, but with notable exceptions
Needs press release to list press releases
Plans to deliver EDGE-capable mobile devices for Europe as GSM operators look to squeeze more from networks
A new CEO at Williams, another layoff at Alcatel, and Zhone may be sucking up Corona
Board member Thomas Burkardt, late of Unisphere, has taken the helm. Bob Dalias stays as CTO
Equipment vendors' stock prices rise on buzz that Verizon will launch an enterprise initiative on Monday
GSM carriers could make more money from roaming by allowing users to hook into affiliated networks, says Roamware
Service providers have spent some $86M since 1989 on federal campaigns. The spending continues in 2002
As the carrier tries to relaunch its IPO, a company subsidiary is entering the US market. Courage or hubris?
More carriers report earnings, with some dubious results
Online orders from Hutchison next week, perhaps
Airvana has the technical specs, the customer trials, and the partnerships. Can it get the customers?