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Headcount: Give Me Liberty
News Analysis | 3/31/2003

Tellabs prepares to cut, Mahi hires sales muscle, Nortel vet founds a startup, and Jedai is not dead yet

Vernier Electrifies WLANs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/31/2003

Startup says that running power over Ethernet cable can remove hidden costs of WLAN rollout

Cisco Takes On 10 GigE Competition
News Analysis | 3/31/2003

Cisco's new 10 GigE announcement matches competitors on performance and beats them on pricing

VPIplayer: Tool or Toy?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/31/2003

VPI's latest simulation software could slash system design times, but it's got a lot to prove first

Internet Photonics Touts VOD
News Analysis | 3/31/2003

Boasting Cablevision as customer, Internet Photonics unveils new gear for MSO video-on-demand

Nortel 'Reveals' WLAN Offerings
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/31/2003

Vendor outlines WLAN strategy to a suspecting market

Dynegy FleesTelecom
News Analysis | 3/31/2003

Dynegy will sell the rest of its telecom business to 360networks, in a deal that could be good for both companies

VCSELs Revisit OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/31/2003

Companies such as Infineon and E20 aren't giving up, planning a new round of surface-emitting laser products

Sources: Cisco's Sales Light
News Analysis | 3/28/2003

Cisco's orders are light going into the third month of the quarter, according to several sources

Taqua Cuts in on Santera at 1stel
News Analysis | 3/28/2003

Texas carrier confirms it swapped its SanteraOne Class 5 switch for a Taqua box

Boston Fiber Cuts Us Out
News Analysis | 3/28/2003

A fiber cut affecting Allegiance, WorldCom, and MCI is believed to be the reason behind our Friday afternoon nap...

Nortel Preps 'Security Switch'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/28/2003

Enterprise product to ship in June will take on the wireless LAN startups

Lucent Pays Big to Settle Claims
News Analysis | 3/28/2003

Lucent closes the books on shareholder lawsuits with a $568 million settlement

Aruba Unwires N+I Network
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/28/2003

But its 802.11 services are hardly ubiquitous

Hotspot Profits On Hold: Gartner
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/28/2003

It could be 2007 before North American public access hotspot owners start to make profits, predicts Gartner

Global Crossing's Pal Perle Backs Off
News Analysis | 3/28/2003

Richard Perle resigns as chairman of a Pentagon advisory group after being criticized for a Global Crossing deal

GSMA: Back Off, Darrell!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/28/2003

It's handbags at ten paces as GSM Association head honcho hits back at Congressman’s 'ill-timed' jibes

Broadwing Looks Ahead
News Analysis | 3/27/2003

Carrier completes a successful debt overhaul and recapitalizes; questions linger about sale of broadband subsidiary

Riverstone Disappoints the Street
News Analysis | 3/27/2003

Riverstone's revenues were as expected, but large reductions in gross margins signal more trouble UPDATED 3:30

OFC Scrapbook, Part II
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/27/2003

Oh, dear: Our photo coverage of OFC continues

WaveSmith Wins at SBC
News Analysis | 3/27/2003

WaveSmith's got the break most startups dream of. What's next?

Texas Fuels Price War
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/27/2003

TI's aggressive tactics put pressure on 802.11b product prices, which are dropping by the week, says Lehman

Security Startups Thrive
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/27/2003

The prospects for vendors of dedicated 802.11 security systems look enticing, says the Wireless Oracle

OFC Scrapbook, Part 1
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/27/2003

We came. We saw. We took pictures...

Dispersion Battles Continue
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/27/2003

Startup Aelis claims a breakthrough in dispersion compensation, while others show off electronic techniques

SKOE: A Korean JDSU in the Making?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/27/2003

One of Korea's big industrial conglomerates is aiming to become a big player in components and modules

US Rep: Vive la CDMA!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/27/2003

Congressman rallies for CDMA rollout in post-conflict Iraq, slamming plans for 'outdated' European GSM tech

AT&T Shelves Grooming Test
News Analysis | 3/26/2003

Its halting of trials of VT1.5 grooming switches could be very bad news for startup Polaris

GalayOr's Flights of Fancy
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/26/2003

An all-optical motherboard is one of several concepts the MEMS startup is pursuing

His Brilliant Career
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/26/2003

Short tenure as CEO of hotspot hopeful Cometa was not a flame-out, insists 'old fart' Larry Brilliant

OIF Demos Herald Interoperability
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/26/2003

Carriers say they're encouraged by next-generation optical switching demo conducted by 24 vendors

Nortel Claims African First
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/26/2003

Vendor announces CDMA2000 1X launch in Nigeria, but it won’t be breaking out the Champa- er, Freedom Fizz just yet

Corvis Notes Broadwing Wiggle Room
News Analysis | 3/26/2003

Corvis says it may reduce its share in the acquisition, but deal continues to puzzle

Pining for PON
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/26/2003

A cheaper PON technology from Hitachi could be heading toward North America

Analysys: Europe's Hot for Data
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/26/2003

Data revenues are on the rise in Western Europe, according to research firm, so those GPRS networks are under pressure

Simon Cao Surfaces
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/26/2003

The former CTO of Avanex is now CEO of Arasor and is touting some nifty lithium niobate developments at OFC

Report: Carrier Capex Cuts Continue
News Analysis | 3/25/2003

Infonetics predicts N.American carriers will continue to slash capital spending in 2003. When will they stop?

Startups Tackle Optical Manufacturing
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/25/2003

A bunch of startups at OFC are aiming to help others make optical components and subsystems

Huawei Admits Copying
News Analysis | 3/25/2003

Says a small amount of its router software was copied, but continues to fight lawsuit brought by Cisco

Nortel Beefs Up Ethernet Attack
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/25/2003

Incumbent equipment vendor delves into VLANs, GFP to help carriers blend Ethernet services with Sonet transport

OFC's Plenary Indulgence
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/25/2003

The hot new trend in telecom optics is to get out of telecom optics, according to OFC's keynoters

Carriers Fail Billing Tests
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/25/2003

Alarm bells raised over carrier billing strategies for new data services

VCs Sniff Value in Europe
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/25/2003

Ernst & Young believes VCs and private equity investors will be attracted to the European wireless market in 2003

Hitachi Retreads IPv6 Path
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/25/2003

Vendor joins aging IPv6 supporters club, but doubts linger over future rollout

Inplane Scores $10M More
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/25/2003

First-round investors pony up extra money for the startup as it unveils new waveguide amplifiers

Headcount: Lights, Camera, Action!
News Analysis | 3/25/2003

Marty gets snubbed, LuxN backpedals, ex-Digilens workers get stiffed, Narad cuts, Novalux goes bankrupt

OFC Keynoter Lands on DL
News Analysis | 3/24/2003

Injury forces Intel's Sean Maloney to the bench; CTO to substitute

FCC Unphased by UWB
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/24/2003

And AT&T Wireless says any UWB interference issues will be resolved by the time it launches its 3G services

Tellabs Invests in White Rock
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/24/2003

Has spring sprung? As Tellabs invests an undisclosed sum and integrates the product, romance is in the air

AFC Straps B-RAS on Telliant
News Analysis | 3/24/2003

New remote access server features give Telliant a few more jobs in the carrier central office

Moto Ups the Silicon Ante
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/24/2003

Will announce reconfigurable silicon products for wireless network gear in June

QinetiQ Touts Hollow Waveguides
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/24/2003

UK company will unveil "the closest thing to an optical circuit board" at OFC this week

XFP Gets the Fast Track
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/24/2003

Vendors at OFC say the next-gen transceiver standard is advancing more quickly than expected

Cisco Peps Up Its Sonet Muxes
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/24/2003

Announces a new customer and some equipment improvements but has yet to score big with an incumbent carrier

Pentagon Pal Perle Gets GX Paycheck
News Analysis | 3/24/2003

Global Crossing hired Defense Policy Board chairman Richard Perle to guide it through its regulatory problems

Mahi Swims Into the Metro Core
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/24/2003

Targeting the metro core with broadband crossconnect, Sonet ADM, and optical switching functions

F5 Guards Its Cookies
News Analysis | 3/21/2003

F5 Networks is suing Radware and two other companies for infringing on its cookie persistence technology

EC Fires Up Hotspots
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/21/2003

It’s Europe’s turn to drive wireless LANs, but has it learned its 3G lessons?

Vendors Sharpen EDGE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/21/2003

O2 Ireland is considering enhanced GSM technology, saying it may fit some niches for which 3G is unsuitable

War With Iraq: Readers Weigh In
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/21/2003

Light Readers reflect worldwide debate on the impact of the conflict

CWDM Products Proliferate
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/21/2003

Cheap-and-dirty WDM products hit the streets for the spring tradeshow season, but unresolved issues surface UPDATED 3/24 10:30 AM

OFC: The Show Must Go On
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/21/2003

Some companies are restricting international travel, but OFC officials say they still expect a good turnout

Sony to Play in Transceiver Market
News Analysis | 3/21/2003

Plans to use technology from its Playstation and other consumer products to develop low-cost optical modules

VPLS: The Future of VPNs?
News Analysis | 3/21/2003

This month's Optical Oracle spotlights the protocol that could help drive the next wave of telecom spending

RHK: No Numbers for You!
News Analysis | 3/21/2003

RHK looks to go upscale by ceasing public distribution of basic market research data

Could UWB Kill UMTS Sessions?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/20/2003

New research finds that ultrawideband radios could interfere with 3G UMTS networks

Asia Opens Up to WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/20/2003

Carriers agree WLAN roaming pact. Is Europe next?

Researchers Set Internet Record
News Analysis | 3/20/2003

A group of international researchers has broken the Internet2 Land Speed Record -- again

Cisco Buying Linksys for $500M
News Analysis | 3/20/2003

Enterprise networking giant moves in on fellow wireless LAN system vendor Linksys UPDATED 3:00 PM

Cisco Buying Linksys for $500M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/20/2003

Enterprise networking giant moves in on fellow 802.11 kit vendor Linksys UPDATED 3:00 PM

Xponent Cuts Packaging Xpenses
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/20/2003

At OFC, startup will reveal its scheme for eliminating costly active alignment in packaging optical components

Intel Envisions 'Smart Dust'
News Analysis | 3/20/2003

Microcomputing motes are just one of the out-there ideas being pursued by Intel's newish research division

Could 802.11 Link 'Smart Dust'?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/20/2003

It's one of several out-there ideas being pursued by Intel's research division

The CTIA at War
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/20/2003

Jaw-jaw about war: What effect will the conflict with Iraq have on the wireless equipment industry?

3Com Taps Huawei in Enterprise Battle
News Analysis | 3/19/2003

Diving straight at Cisco, 3Com has entered a joint venture with Huawei to boost its IP switching and routing portfolio UPDATED 2/20 12:15PM

CTIA: The Call of the Weird
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/19/2003

Sing me a song of network testing...
a-rumpty-tumpty-tumpty-tum!
fiddle-dee-dee, fiddle-dee-dee!

Extreme to Dump Layer 4-7 Switching?
News Analysis | 3/19/2003

After two years of little action in the Web switching market, Extreme looks to be throwing in the towel

D-Link Aims High(er)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/19/2003

WLAN player sets its sights on more lucrative markets

Lights! Cameraphones! Action!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/19/2003

CTIA hosts a film festival for movies made especially for mobiles. Mogul madness ensues…

Cisco Snatches SignalWorks
News Analysis | 3/19/2003

Cisco's paying roughly $13.5M in stock for a small, cagey maker of voice processing software. Here's why...

China Mobile Cuts Capex
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/19/2003

World's largest mobile operator reports rising profits as it cuts back on spending over next three years

Sprint Gets a 'Restricted' CEO
News Analysis | 3/19/2003

Former BellSouth exec Gary Forsee becomes new Sprint chief, but deal makes him 'CEO-who-can't-do-lots-of-stuff'

Verizon's Surprise Evolution
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/19/2003

EV-DOes it for Verizon Wireless as it catches folk off guard with its next-gen data service offer

Vivato Plays Outdoors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/19/2003

Vivato unveils its long-range hotspot box at the CTIA show and even names its price

ADVA Continues Metro March
News Analysis | 3/19/2003

German metro DWDM equipment vendor scores a fourth-quarter profit and shows market-share gains

Larscom & Vina: 1 Head Better Than 2?
News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Two established carrier equipment vendors seek merger for greater strength. Is it a good plan?

US Data Services Are Awful
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Long session setup delays exposed in tests of Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless, and Verizon services at the CTIA show UPDATED 3/19 2:30PM

NanoOpto Gains Traction
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/18/2003

The company has two new partners using nanostructures to shrink the size of conventional optical components

US Tops DSL League Table
News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Regains top spot from South Korea after adding more than 2M subscribers in 2002, according to Point Topic

Motorola Lags Rivals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Motorola product launches leave observers skeptical over its chances

Location Services Find a Voice
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Will 2003 be the year of location-based services? Only if privacy issues are overcome, says CeBIT panel

UTStarcom's Odd Router Move
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Acquisition of lackluster Commworks wireless router bemuses some, but CEO says there's method to his apparent lunacy

Marconi Details Restructuring
News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Execs earmark early May for Marconi's return to public trading – but they're bearish on sales

Zhone's Raptor Grabs at DSLAM Market
News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Zhone claims its new DSLAM product family, Raptor, is set to soar, and that it underprices its competitors

Eurofirms Embrace 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/18/2003

European companies take 802.11 technology on board but are cooler on Bluetooth, finds Frost & Sullivan

Headcount: I'll Strike if You Fire Me!
News Analysis | 3/18/2003

Nettest workers strike to avert layoff (huh?), Allegro waltzes off, Caspian cuts again, and others lose top dogs

MFN Sells PAIX for $40M
News Analysis | 3/17/2003

Switch and Data says deal boosts business -- and it's actually growing

AT&T DWDM Hope Dwindles
News Analysis | 3/17/2003

After a three-year RFP process, AT&T looks to be no closer to choosing a vendor for ultra-long-haul DWDM

Intel's Ga-Ga for GigE
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/17/2003

Chip giant releases a Marvell-free PHY chip and (for 10-Gig) an XFP module

Report: Undersea Cable Market Has Sunk
News Analysis | 3/17/2003

TeleGeography reports that submarine cable builds have finally come to a halt, with no new builds due until 2006

Ericsson: Pain-to-Talk?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/17/2003

Ericsson's demo of its new push-to-talk system didn't exactly go as planned

Con Ed POPs In on Enterprise Market
News Analysis | 3/17/2003

A new competitor in New York is sneaking past the RBOCs via a back door in the last mile: utility rights-of-way

Verizon to Piggyback Wayport
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/17/2003

Will follow AT&T Wireless in offering customers 802.11 access via Wayport's hotspot network

Intel Itches for WLAN Switches
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

Chipmaker says it could invest money on other WLAN switch startups, despite already investing in Vivato

CeBITTEN by 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

Showgoers who want to use CeBIT's 802.11 hotspots must fork over major wads of cash

Report: Carriers Light Up Long Haul
News Analysis | 3/14/2003

North American carriers have lit over 40 percent of key long-haul WDM connections, PointEast says

AT&T’s New Gods
Column | 3/14/2003

AT&T’s New Gods – Scott Clavenna

TriQuint Talking Deals at OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/14/2003

Chairman Steve Sharp will be at OFC courting potential buyers of certain Agere product lines

Cogni-Gone?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/14/2003

One more network-processor startup, Cognigine Corp., appears to be closing up shop

Seen at CeBIT
News Analysis | 3/14/2003

What made us laugh, cry, and roll our eyeballs at this year's CeBIT show in Germany

Seen at CeBIT
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

What made us laugh, cry, and roll our eyeballs at this year's CeBIT show in Germany

CeBIT Debate: LBS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

The hot issues surrounding location-based services will be discussed on March 15

3Com to Buy Force10, Riverstone?
News Analysis | 3/13/2003

In a surprising development 3Com is said to be getting set to re-enter the enterprise market via major acquisitions

Seranoa's Slip Is Showing
News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Loose lips at a VC conference let the funding cat out of this startup's bag. Now it won't climb back in!

Broadlight Banks on PON Expansion
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Startup plans to flesh out PON components for big contracts with help from Asian partner

Agilent Puts 802.11 to the Test
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

It has the boxes, it has the customers, and it has the only official lab for interoperability testing. So what's next?

Cisco to Seek Hotspot Partner?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Cisco will probably need outside help with 802.11 hardware for service provider hotspots, says top exec

Centrino: How Much?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Intel-watcher puts a figure on the chipmaker's Centrino spend

What's Cookin' at Core Startups?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Will companies with optical core solutions use coming tradeshows to seek the perfect match? UPDATED 3/14 11 AM

France Tele Hits Hotel Hotspots
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

France Telecom move could make life hard for the tiddlers in this market

Bluetooth's Beat Box
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

It's at the heart of a device that could save your life if your ticker misses a beat!

Cisco (Re)Launches SDH Push
News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Says it's now serious about selling SDH multiservice provisioning platforms to European carriers

Centrino: Building the Brand
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Marketing effort behind Intel's first 802.11b chipset could be bigger than the Pentium push

Radcom Looks to Ease the Pain
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Radcom confirms GPRS concerns but reckons latest product will help make deployment easier

ECI Moves Deeper Into Metro
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/12/2003

ECI repackages its metro transport and WDM technology for customer premises and access use

802.11 Security Issues Sorted?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Wi-Fi Alliance says true access point security is almost with us. Well it would say that, wouldn't it?

Germans Stalking Finns
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

German bully poised to pound the hell out of pasty-faced northerners -- it just doesn't know when

Kichips' Krazy Switch
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Their funding cut, a group of Korean switch engineers bolt St. Louis for the startup life in Orange County

Radware Bucks the Trend
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The small Israeli company focusing on Layer 4-7 Web switches is expected to have another solid quarter

Nortel Beefs Up Long-Haul DWDM
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The OPTera Long Haul DT has new long-haul equipment; the pitch is longer reach for additional channels

Foundry Unleashes Switches
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The company leaps into IPv6 and beefs up its enterprise and wireless offerings

Foundry Unleashes New Switches
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The company leaps into IPv6 and beefs up its enterprise and wireless offerings

Alcatel Joins CWDM Club
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Launches product at CeBIT that could give the low-cost access and metro technology a big boost

Virtela Scores $11M for VPN Net
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

A startup service provider? Yes. It's taking advantage of cheap core bandwidth to offer low-cost VPN services

Intel's Radio Follies
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

The chipmaker is lagging behind rivals in the 802.11 multimode race because it tried to go it alone on RF technology

Lehman: As Neutral as Ever
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

Competition and broadband growth are healthy, but capex and several markets are shrinking, says Lehman report

Verizon Appeals to Supremes
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

A pending Supreme Court review could unleash a flood of antitrust complaints against the RBOCs

Network Warning From Nokia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

Networks division responsible for declining revenues; further cuts foreseen

Lucent Sticking With UMTS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

CEO Russo says it's too early to quit the UMTS infrastructure market, despite Lucent's dearth of contract wins

Russo: Lucent's Getting Steady
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

CEO Patricia Russo offers cautious optimism at CeBIT, talks up DT contract, and says 'Ha ha ha' to Ericsson

Agere, Broadcom Blitz 802.11g
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

Agere announces its dualmode chipset, while Broadcom now claims 3 million served. But who's more integrated?

Nokia & Huawei Ink Dull Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Deal should bolster WCDMA's prospects in the Chinese market

Headcount: I Want You!
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Changes at Tellabs, Tropic trims, Quarry looks for quarry, Herring deader than a mackerel, 'decruitment' proceeds

Hotspots: Getting Hotter?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

After wobbling like a blancmange at the outset, sales of WLAN to service providers are forecast to go through roof

Foundry's Revenue: Rising Again?
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Foundry Networks seems to be bucking the industry's recessionary trend: What's its secret?

Vivato's Silicon Sugar Daddy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

WLAN switch startup says it will spend Intel's cash on next-gen product using Intel silicon (natch!)

Telekom Drops Bomb on CeBIT
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Teutonik Telko kicks off Europe's biggest tech show by announcing an enormous annual financial loss

Telekom Drops Bomb on CeBIT
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Teutonik Telko kicks off Europe's biggest tech show by announcing an enormous annual financial loss

Report: Users Lukewarm on IP VPNs
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Enterprises with frame relay networks aren't rushing to IP VPNs, according to Vertical Systems Group

Corning's Ex-CEO Bags Over $10M
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

And that's just for starters. The former CEO of Corning won't need retirement cash anytime soon UPDATED 2:45 PM

What's Hot in Wireless?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

We asked. You told us

IceFyre Moves Into Dual Mode
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Finally out of deep freeze, the 802.11a startup claims it's ready for an 802.11g world. But will it get burnt?

3G Startup Needs Cash!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Hutchison 3G UK wants more money from its three shareholders, two of which appear reluctant to stump up

Gartner Warns on 802.11g
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Research firm follows in Unstrung's footsteps with dire warning for corporates planning to use 'proprietary' WLAN kit

Exavio Stores $7M for Cable Idea
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Heading into OFC, new startup bags $7M as it strives to make a video-on-demand dream come true

Swisscom Buys a Bevy of PWLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Bids for European hotspot dominance by acquiring Unstrung Top 25er Megabeam and Germany's WLAN AG UPDATED 3PM

The Mystery of the Line-Card Cobra
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

PARENTAL ADVISORY: This story contains yucky photos of a dead snake and some telecom gear

Fortinet Gets More Gigabits
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Will Fortinet's launch of a new 4-Gbit/s antivirus firewall next week allow it to compete with the big boys?

Savage Takes Helm at Hatteras
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

CEO steps down, business development VP steps up as startup heads into next phase of Ethernet access campaign

Report: Coax Still Rules Broadband
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

In-Stat says broadband links are booming in so-called planned communities in the US. But they're not made of fiber

Europe Set for WLAN Boom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

A survey of 350 IT managers in Western Europe shows that wireless spending is up this year, particularly on WLANs

Cisco Reseller Throws Cold Water
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

A report from a Cisco reseller confirms that enterprise sales in the first quarter of 2003 will be down

Metro Ethernet Gathers Momentum
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Verizon has put its weight behind the Metro Ethernet Forum, which should accelerate Ethernet service rollouts

Hot Air WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2003

One small step for WLAN, one giant leap for pointless world records

The Effect of War on Telecom
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Telecom recession. War. Doesn't sound like a fun combination, does it?

NewSouth Scores $62.5M
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Hey, apparently times aren't that bad! A CLEC named NewSouth has landed $62.5 million in new funding

Cloud Looms Over UK Hotspots
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2003

PWLAN newcomer plans a pub-based, 3,000 access point network called 'The Cloud' by the end of this year

The Effect of War on Telecom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Telecom recession. War. Doesn't sound like a fun combination, does it?

Kompella vs Kompella
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Meet Kireeti and Vach Kompella, two amiable brothers on opposite sides of the battle over VPLS standards

Fast-Chip Flees the Market
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Unable to outrun a bad economy, the network processor startup looks for a fast exit through a sale

France Telecom: Beaucoup Losses
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

France Telecom says it lost a whopping €20.7 billion last year but insists that better times are around the corner

FT: Beaucoup Losses
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2003

France Telecom says it lost a whopping €20.7 billion last year but insists that better times are around the corner

ADVA Slims Product, Wins Customer
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

ADVA intros a smaller version of its FSP 3000 platform and talks up a deal with a German carrier

Ericsson: Damn Yankees!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2003

While Europe and Latin America offer some hope, North America looks grim for network suppliers, says Ericsson

Sentito Networks Scores $14M
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

Canada's Telus is a new investor in this circuit-to-packet migration startup with an access twist UPDATED 3/6 8AM

A New Chance for Old Startups?
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

NVP Brightstar looks to recycle startups from BT's incubator. It's just the start, says a managing partner

SBC Goes for the Pork
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

SBC has been awarded the right to compete for government contracts worth $35 billion. Will it land them?

UTStarcom Cops CommWorks
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

UTStarcom buys most of 3Com's CommWorks division for $100M in cash to gain access to North American carriers

UTStarcom Cops CommWorks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2003

UTStarcom buys most of 3Com's CommWorks division for $100M in cash to gain access to North American carriers

CeBIT Debate: ATM Versus Ethernet
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

The pros and cons of ATM and Ethernet in access networks will be discussed by leading players on March 13

CeBIT Debate: MPLS and QOS
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

Whether MPLS has got what it takes to deliver on carriers' quality-of-service goals will be discussed on March 12

CeBIT Debate: Location-Based Services
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

The issues surrounding one of the hottest technologies in the mobile market will be discussed on March 15

Carrier Group Talks Tough(er)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Operator group plans to use its muscle with suppliers and standards bodies, while members get vocal on billing issues

OMM: The End Is Near
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/4/2003

A symbol of the end of an era? The maker of all-optical switches is preparing to shut down on Friday

Catena Cozies Up to RBOCs
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Startup's DLC upgrade kit seems to be catching on. Will its full-blown system do as well?

How Intel Gets Inside
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2003

It's scheming to make its chips pervasive by attaching conditions to its investments in startups, says source

Corvis/Ciena Lawsuit Closer to Closure
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Corvis has won a partial legal victory in Ciena's patent lawsuit, but analysts say the company faces larger issues

Report: IDS Takes Flight
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Infonetics forecasts strong growth for security product revenues, predicts IDS/IPS products to hit mainstream

An OFC Top Ten
Column | 3/4/2003

An OFC Top Ten – Jay Liebowitz

Will Cisco Buy Arbor Next?
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

It could be on the cards if you consider how Cisco has cultivated the security and network management startup

Headcount: Tell It Like It Is
News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Mahi gets new blood, Lucent makes cuts, Aralight says Buh-Bye, and execs find new ways to say 'You're fired'

Arris Gobbles Atoga
News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Cable MSOs have wound up being the prime market for the optical packet node Atoga's offering

Agere Challenges Amp Champ
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Says its extra cool RF power amplifier chips will cut base station costs and eat into Motorola's market dominance

Is Cisco Long for the Long-Haul Market?
News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Rumors say Cisco may discontinue some of its long-haul DWDM products

Dotty Lasers Draw Investment
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Zia Laser gets $5.4M to help it commercialize 'quantum dot' lasers; to present a paper at OFC

Tunable Laser Vendors in a Tiff
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2003

As tunable laser demos are scheduled for OFC, last week's OIF-based mulitsource agreement is disparaged by Agility

IPass and Cometa Cozy Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

But the access specialist and hotspot newcomer might come out in (hot)spots once they've read the fine print

Joltage Shocks the PWLAN Market
LR Mobile Column | 3/3/2003

Joltage Networks' collapse may well be the starting gun that sends PWLAN investors racing for the exits

Retrenching Around Java
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Digital Bridges cuts staff from WAP and SMS teams, announces further major European carrier relationships

NeoPhotonics Buys Lightwave Micro
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Part of the startup's ongoing effort to survive by adding breadth; set to show its VOA mux at OFC

3 Keeps Europe Waiting
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

3G newcomer misses cheesy marketing opportunity, but it's now only days away from European milestone

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