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Aurora Networks Plays the 'Green' Card
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/12/2009

Vendor plays up the power savings of its amp-free 'Fiber Deep' design, but admits that MSOs are more attracted to its capacity gains

AT&T Looks Past iPhone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/12/2009

The wireless carrier is looking at devices beyond smartphones to generate revenues from its mobile data network

The Devil's in the Details
The Cable Pipeline | 8/12/2009

11:15 AM Recent results at Comcast continue to signal a flattening out of service upgrades and add-ons

OBS: The Pipes Are Calling
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/12/2009

Ireland's vote of confidence is set to drag optical burst switching out of the labs and into the mainstream spotlight

Mining for Set-Top Data
The Bauminator | 8/12/2009

8:30 AM Rovi and TNS will use a new set of picks and shovels to dig up data on how consumers use IPGs

Crunch Time for Europe
EuroBlog | 8/12/2009

2:00 AM Next few months critical for carriers and vendors

Clearwire Promises Growth Spurt
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Subs growth in Q4 2009 will outstrip all other quarters this year combined, Clearwire says, as it posts narrower Q2 loss

Ubiquisys Flush With Femto Funds
News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Existing shareholders throw in $11M more to help support further operator femto deployments

Godzilla vs. Comcast
The Bauminator | 8/11/2009

5:30 PM Will the MSO fare better than Megalon?

Multiplatform's Par for the Course
Contentinople | 8/11/2009

4:45 PM This week's PGA Championships will hit many platforms, including the iPhone and Twitter

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…
AsiaBlog | 8/11/2009

3:20 PM Are mobile banking services ready for liftoff?

EchoStar: No Cable Sale Guarantees
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/11/2009

EchoStar says multiple MSOs are testing its tru2way-based, 'SlingLoaded' box, but can't speak to any purchase commitments

Ethernet Expo Preview
Ethernet Exposed | 8/11/2009

2:20 PM Turning the spotlight on Ethernet Expo Americas 2009, Nov. 3 & 4

Cable Catchup
The Bauminator | 8/11/2009

1:40 PM RCN closes in on Docsis 3.0 launch, Charter does some good, DirecTV's star search, and more

WiBro Operators on Borrowed Time
News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Korea's WiBro operators face losing their licenses and further censure for failing to invest quickly enough in Korea's mobile WiMax

Clearwire Confirms Huawei Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

Clearwire says Huawei is one of its suppliers, along with Cisco, Ciena, DragonWave, Motorola, and Samsung UPDATED 1:45 PM

Mobile VoIP's an 'Unstoppable Train'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

New Unstrung Insider finds that the move to LTE and other all-IP networks will finally force operators to take mobile VoIP seriously

Sprint Looks to Raise $500 Million
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2009

The carrier's public offering would raise funds for general business expenses, as it continues to lose lucrative postpaid subscribers

Cable's New Dimension?
The Bauminator | 8/10/2009

5:35 PM Cable engineers give high marks to Prime Sense's '3D-sensing' technology, which can sense who's in the room

Ericsson's Managed Growth
The Philter | 8/10/2009

4:30 PM The US is Ericsson's new stronghold – and the recovery hasn't really started here (yet)

Is Ericsson the Hope for Nortel's MEN?
News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Nortel's Metro Ethernet Networks group stays in line with the rest of the company, and that might interest suitors

Broadcom Stirs Up Trouble for Entropic
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Broadcom's playing from behind with its MoCA strategy, but hopes to gain ground with a newly certified design for set-tops and gateways

KT Reaps Mobile Bonus
News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Korea Telecom reports 227 percent jump in quarter-on-quarter profits as mobile revenues kick in

Vodafone Tests LTE With Huawei
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/10/2009

Vodafone's German business puts Huawei to the test using the 'digital dividend' airwaves

Mike Z. Steps Down at Nortel
News Analysis | 8/10/2009

CEO departs as Nortel restructures to sell its remaining standalone businesses

Mobile VoIP Goes Mainstream
LR Mobile Column | 8/10/2009

Mobile VoIP, which began as a voice application, is no longer just a cheap telephone call: It has become a major component of a unified communications mix

Mike Z's Exit Strategy
EuroBlog | 8/10/2009

7:30 AM Nortel CEO signals his departure

Canadian Gov't to Examine Nortel Auction 'Discrepancy'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2009

But Deputy minister says RIM should have gone to the bankruptcy court if it had a problem with the proceedings

Unicorn Picks Akamai
Contentinople | 8/7/2009

4:45 PM Even though CEO Bill Rinehart is a founder of Akamai's archrival

Novafora Burns Out
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Sources confirm that Novafora, a video chip startup headed up by the founders of Terayon, has run out of money and ceased operations

Massillon Has Eyes for HD-DTAs
The Bauminator | 8/7/2009

1:20 PM Mulling inexpensive box option that lets subs drink in its newly expanded HD lineup

RIM CEO Calls Nortel LTE Patents a 'National Treasure'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Lazaridis makes impassioned plea to keep LTE tech in Canada, says that RIM and Nortel had an LTE deal before the vendor filed for bankruptcy

Italians Forced Into Marriage of Convenience
News Analysis | 8/7/2009

To getta betta pizza the action, FastWeb and Wind strike network-sharing deal to keep costs down and cock a snook at Telecom Italia

Telco TV Kicking Butt
TelcoTV Thoughts | 8/7/2009

NOON Leads all video providers in net adds

Tandberg Takes One-Stream, Any-Screen Approach
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Tandberg hits back at its VoD rivals with an update to OpenStream that manages the delivery of video to IP set-tops, PCs, and handsets

Oplink Shares Start to Climb
The Philter | 8/7/2009

11:20 AM But analyst taps the brakes on giving the company a ratings boost

Nortel Could Sell LTE Patents Separately
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2009

Nortel says it could sell LTE patents at a later date, amongst a range of options for the wireless broadband intellectual property

ZON Preps 1G Broadband Offer
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2009

ZON Multimédia raises the anté in Portugal as it prepares the September launch of a 1-Gbit/s broadband service

This Week in WiMax
Kaps Korner | 8/7/2009

7:45 AM Sprint leads the business WiMax charge

Sprint Goes Green(er)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Intros the Samsung Reclaim, calls for 90% handset recycling by 2017

Comcast Speeds Up '09 Wideband Goal
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2009

MSO to keep U-verse and FiOS in check, plumbing 80% of its plant for Docsis 3.0 by year's end, 15% better than the original plan

3G Boosts T-Mobile's Q2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2009

T-Mobile said it experienced lower voice revenues, but these were offset by growth in data revenues

Burke Gives SDV Some Hope
The Bauminator | 8/6/2009

4:30 PM Comcast exec doesn’t think analog reclamation and switching are mutually exclusive

The Google iPhone Spat
Jonestown | 8/6/2009

4:05 PM This one has legs

Infinera's Ex-Man
EuroBlog | 8/6/2009

2:20 PM The journey continues for ex-Cisco, ex-ADVA exec Ron Martin

Comcast Profits Grow, Sub Adds Slow
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Comcast's financial house was in order in Q2, beating analyst estimates, but the operator lost another bundle of basic video subs

More 'High-Speed 2go'
The Bauminator | 8/6/2009

10:25 AM Comcast rolling out WiMax in Chicago and Philly later this year

India Spinning in Circles on Mobile Licenses
News Analysis | 8/6/2009

India's regulator calls a timeout on mobile license allocation while it mulls capping the number of service providers

What Is Broadcom's LTE Strategy?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Broadcom is starting to hire LTE talent but saying nothing on its strategy for the mobile broadband technology

Microsoft Mediaroom Tackles Tier 2 IPTV
News Analysis | 8/6/2009

Microsoft Mediaroom's win with SureWest seems to indicate the platform is ready for wider IPTV deployment

Cisco Makes the Q4 Grade
News Analysis | 8/5/2009

The routing giant's earnings got less depressing in Q4 than they've been in a year

RCN: Tru2way Can Wait
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2009

MSO has shelved tru2way deployment plans after striking a deal to offer a fancy, new, broadband-powered TiVo HD-DVR

Nortel Mum on Emergency Gov't Meeting
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2009

The Canadian House of Commons industry committee has called on Ericsson, Nortel, and RIM to attend a surprise meeting to review the wireless unit auction process

AlcaLu Preps Grand Convergence Plan
News Analysis | 8/5/2009

A master plan for packets and optical is taking shape at AlcaLu, with Basil Alwan, head of the router division, playing a key role

Recovery Act: Big Apple Expects Little Bite
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Don't expect much money from the first round of the broadband stimulus package to flow to cities like NYC

Infinera's Smoking Gun
Craig's A-List | 8/5/2009

3:25 PM Huatever happened to its Level 3 business?

Unicom Enters Third Phase
AsiaBlog | 8/5/2009

2:10 PM China Unicom begins third phase of its W-CDMA rollout

Google Acquires On2
News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Google is buying the video compression and encoding specialist in an all-stock transaction worth $106.5M

Has Cable SDV Peaked?
The Bauminator | 8/5/2009

11:40 AM One analyst wonders if the technology's best days are behind it

BigBand Dives on Soft Q3 Warning
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Shares in the digital video specialist plunged as much as 20 percent after-hours Tuesday amid warning of a Q3 loss and lower revenues

'TV Everywhere' Race Heats Up
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2009

Despite all the press given to Comcast's upcoming On Demand Online trial, it won't be the first company to launch such an offering

FiOS Ain't the iPhone
Craig's A-List | 8/4/2009

6:00 PM One vote of no confidence for the FiOS app store

TiVo-Dish DVR Slugfest Rages On
The Bauminator | 8/4/2009

5:15 PM Score one for Charlie Ergen's corner

Facebook on TV
Contentinople | 8/4/2009

4:45 PM Verizon lets FiOS subscribers social-network on TV

Digeo Flips Switch on SDV, Multi-Room
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2009

Digeo's retail HD-DVR now has the ability to tap 'switched' cable channels and – for a price – pipe content to other rooms in the house

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. for PLDT
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

Big props for the largest telco in the Philippines as it reports a positive first half to the year and increases its profit guidance

Nortel's Enterprise Auction Set for 9/11
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

The courts give their OK, Avaya's got its $475M bid in, and now the real fun starts

Spirent Looks to LTE in Testing Times
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

Test specialist Spirent eyes opportunity in mobile broadband LTE as challenging market conditions persist in 2009

Welshcare
Monkey Bidness | 8/4/2009

12:10 PM Welsh whiskey: nature's disinfectant

RCN Makes TiVo Its Dominant DVR
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2009

RCN to attack MSOs and telcos next year with a TiVo box outfitted with broadband video features and hooks into its legacy cable VoD system

Android Takes On RIM in the Enterprise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2009

The company will bake more enterprise-friendly features into Android, but still may have a hard time convincing companies to ditch their BlackBerry smartphones

Is Juniper Junior-Grade?
News Analysis | 8/4/2009

One analyst thinks that Juniper isn't ready for coming product trends and that the Nokia Siemens partnerships won't help

AT&T, Apple & Google
Jonestown | 8/4/2009

9:10 AM FCC looks at the blocking of Google Talk, but shouldn't operators be more creative with data rather than milking the voice cash cow?

Nacchio's New Deal
Craig's A-List | 8/3/2009

5:40 PM Think six years wasn't enough for the Qwest ex-CEO? Then you won't like this

Docsis Devices Drive Downward
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Shipments of Docsis devices slowed in the first quarter, but Heavy Reading says wideband could spark a second-half rebound

Delve Partners With Akamai
Contentinople | 8/3/2009

4:35 PM But who's reaping the benefits?

FPGA Graveyard
Craig's A-List | 8/3/2009

3:55 PM Remember Cswitch? You won't have to for long

Router Hints
Craig's A-List | 8/3/2009

3:15 PM An optimistic sign out of EZchip's earnings

Migrating Eyeballs, Shifting Biz Models
The Cable Pipeline | 8/3/2009

2:35 PM MSOs will have to tweak their business models if they add complementary Web TV access

Clearwire Launches in 10 New Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Clear's mobile broadband will soon be in eight markets in Texas, as well as two in Boise, Idaho, and Bellingham, Wash.

Merger Saga Continues
AsiaBlog | 8/3/2009

11:50 AM Bharti Airtel and MTN cozy up for extended merger talks

Mixed Fortunes for Indian Operators
News Analysis | 8/3/2009

As Reliance increases sales and profits, Tata Communications struggles, and state-owned MTNL slumps to a quarterly loss

Telstra Trials 100G With Nortel
News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Another significant 100G trial for Nortel's up-for-sale optical division

ExtendMedia Boosts Content Management
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/3/2009

ExtendMedia is launching a new product today that caters to providers that want to launch their own 'TV Everywhere'-type services

Alvarion: A WiMax Gift
LR Mobile Column | 8/3/2009

Alvarion may be facing some troubles now, but global growth in WiMax could make it an M&A target in 2010

Clear Doubles Up in Oregon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2009

Now you can upload those vital Twitter and Facebook updates a little faster in Portland, with Clearwire doubling uplink speeds on its WiMax network

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