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JDSU Buys Into Testy Market
News Analysis | 5/23/2005

The $760M bid for Acterna brings JDSU into new test-and-measurement markets

IPTV: Microsoft's Window to Carriers
News Analysis | 5/23/2005

Some worry that the software giant's one-stop IPTV shop may hold long-term risks for operators

Outsmart Thinks Orange
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2005

Fixed/mobile convergence startup scores new CEO and first commercial deal following $17M cash injection

Extreme Juniper Is Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2005

Will they or won't they? The oft-sited pair of Juniper and Extreme is the networking world's version of Bennifer

RoboScissors
The Philter | 5/23/2005

Routers Answer IPTV Call
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/23/2005

Redback and others are beefing up Ethernet capabilities as carrier demand for IPTV grows

Telenor on Billion-Dollar Spree
News Analysis | 5/23/2005

Norwegian incumbent grabbing key competitive broadband players in Sweden and Denmark

Spam-Oil Salesmen
Monkey Bidness | 5/22/2005

Spammer, heal thyself!

Extreme Juniper Rumors Are Back
News Analysis | 5/20/2005

Will they or won't they? The oft-sited pair of Juniper and Extreme is the networking world's version of Bennifer

Tellabs: 'Au Revoir Miramar'
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/20/2005

Tellabs is pulling up its stakes in Florida, where it plans to close one of its FTTP facilities

Alcatel Names Its 21CN Partners
News Analysis | 5/20/2005

Redback, Acme Packet, and Convedia ride on Alcatel's back into BT's next-gen network

Cisco Warns of TCP Timestamp Flaw
News Analysis | 5/20/2005

The newest DOS hole in TCP relates to timestamps and could affect several Cisco products

IBM Floptop
Light Ranting | 5/20/2005

Boys From Dominican Republic
Monkey Bidness | 5/20/2005

His friends call him Schatzie.

Optus Jumps on Wireless BB
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/20/2005

Trials Alvarion and IPWireless kit, strikes partnership involving ArrayComm, and is linked to Navini deal

UMA Group Wraps Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/20/2005

Convergence alliance winds down, following inclusion in latest 3GPP specs

Monkey Family Grows
Monkey Bidness | 5/20/2005

More monkeys!

Time to Check In at the Base Station Hotel
LR Mobile Column | 5/20/2005

Time to Check in at the Base Station Hotel
The high installation and opex costs associated with cellular networks continue to inhibit deployment of both 2G and 3G systems

ROADMs: Almost Famous
News Analysis | 5/20/2005

Carriers love ROADMs, but they're hung up on the price, according to Heavy Reading

Siemens Enters BPON Business
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/20/2005

Equipment maker elbows its way into the fiber access market with new customer premises equipment

FCC Requires VOIP E911
News Analysis | 5/19/2005

Reaction is mixed, as the FCC requires VOIP companies to provide full E911 service

Broadcom Suits Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2005

Chipmaker sues Qualcomm over alleged patent infringements

Supercomm Survival
The Philter | 5/19/2005

Carriers Buy Into SDPs
News Analysis | 5/19/2005

Fixed-line operators are beginning to deploy service delivery platforms, says LR Insider

UTStarcom: We’re Not the Cheapest
News Analysis | 5/19/2005

Claims Euro-vendors are undercutting on price and the future is bright for growth in IPTV and broadband

Smells Like... Monkey?
Monkey Bidness | 5/19/2005

Odors: They're all in your head.

DOCSIS Certification Pace Slows
Cable Guy | 5/19/2005

Ericsson Bets on Chinese 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2005

Teams with ZTE on development of TD-SCDMA technology and plans opening of own R&D center

OSS Business Is Buoyant
News Analysis | 5/19/2005

Telecom software firms are hiring new blood and eying M&A targets as Telcordia continues to shuffle its deck

We're Shocked. Shocked!
Monkey Bidness | 5/19/2005

What'll the crazy kids think of next?

ECI Hedges Bets With Laurel
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/19/2005

Laurel buy complements ECI's drive to become the definitive #2 in triple-play networks

Infineon Preps for VDSL2
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/18/2005

Already among the ADSL leaders, Infineon will give VDSL another shot at Supercomm

Nortel, Wireless Valley Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2005

Nortel partners with startup for mesh network planning application

China's 'Big Three' Eye IPTV
News Analysis | 5/18/2005

Chinese megavendors have grabbed market share in many IP product categories, but not IPTV

Convergence Game Ignites
News Analysis | 5/18/2005

MobileIgnite Alliance is the latest vendor tie-up to target the wireless core convergence space

Dell'Oro: Enterprise WLAN Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2005

Switch shakeout sets off slight slowdown in the first quarter, according to research firm

Convergence Game Ignites
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2005

MobileIgnite Alliance is the latest vendor tie-up to target the wireless core convergence space

Huawei Deepens DSLAM Penetration
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/18/2005

Market reports show Huawei is rapidly gaining market share from incumbent vendors

LRTV FAQ
The Philter | 5/18/2005

Syndesis Makes Its M&A Move
News Analysis | 5/18/2005

Provisioning software firm begins era of expansion with acquisition of CoManage

Wi-LAN Eyes WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2005

Fixed-wireless vendor promises WiMax gear in 2006, talks up Fujitsu collaboration

Big Launch! Stay Away!
Light Ranting | 5/17/2005

Marconi CEO Takes Stock
News Analysis | 5/17/2005

Mike Parton mulls over Marconi's 21CN disappointment and dodges questions on his performance bonus

FMCA Waffles on Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2005

Marketing, er, industry group touts new members and plans product specs later this year

Midget Myth Exploded
Monkey Bidness | 5/17/2005

Larry's made a monkey of.

Alcatel Launches Micro MSPP
News Analysis | 5/17/2005

Unveils a pocket-sized MSPP for TDM and Ethernet traffic aggregation at the network edge

Cisco Fights Terror
Light Ranting | 5/17/2005

Spam Nazis
Monkey Bidness | 5/17/2005

Now they've gone too far!

ECI Draws Up New Dance Card
News Analysis | 5/17/2005

Ciena is in, Marconi and Redback out, as ECI looks ahead to completing the Laurel acquisition

Sources: FCC Will Force VOIP E911
News Analysis | 5/17/2005

After raising the issue a year ago, the FCC now appears ready to take action on VOIP E911

SkyPilot Gets Cash & CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2005

Startup jockeys for position in the broadband wireless market

Raza's Triple-Threat Revealed
News Analysis | 5/16/2005

Startup tries out a troika of new chips – for Sonet, general-purpose networking, and imaging

Fastmobile Pushes With $12M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2005

Series B funding takes total investment in push-to-talk startup to $21M

Miniature Killing Fields
Monkey Bidness | 5/16/2005

The land that gave us Pol Pot has taken a tiny step for mankind...

ECI to Buy Laurel for $88M
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/16/2005

Israeli vendor adds IP edge routing capabilities to its arsenal as it looks to offer a complete NGN package

Ciena Claims DWDM Coup
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/16/2005

With the new CN 4200, Ciena purports to take 'any service, any port' to a new level

Canada Regulates ILEC VOIP Pricing
News Analysis | 5/16/2005

Canada's version of the FCC rules that ILECs must get approval on their VOIP pricing schemes, so smaller players aren't forced out

IceFyre Melts Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2005

WLAN chip company fizzles out

The Cable VoIP Halo Effect
BroadBananas | 5/13/2005

ECI Closing in on Laurel
News Analysis | 5/13/2005

A long-rumored deal between the Israeli incumbent and edge router startup may come to fruition next week

Acopia Hitched to HP's Grid
News Analysis | 5/13/2005

Startup Acopia partners with HP for network file services and sets its sights on more

Europe Catches M&A Fever
News Analysis | 5/13/2005

European operators have indulged in a takeover feeding frenzy in the past 6 months

Monkey Descending a Staircase?
Monkey Bidness | 5/13/2005

Ape art hits the auction block.

Burned Up
Light Ranting | 5/13/2005

Wireless Bytes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/13/2005

Ericsson plans Tedious-CDMA development, Flarion preps standard, and UK pulls a blank on 3G

CyOptics Tries On Triquint
News Analysis | 5/13/2005

Startup claims it can turn around former Agere optics group. Can it be saved or is it just another opto-nightmare?

Bring Out Your Dead!
Monkey Bidness | 5/13/2005

Monkey Men go back on tour...

Alcatel's IPTV U-Turn
News Analysis | 5/12/2005

French infrastructure giant yields to Microsoft in IPTV middleware development

Fiber Spreads in the USA
News Analysis | 5/12/2005

The number of US cities being wired with fiber has grown 83 percent since October

Poll: IPTV Field Is Open
News Analysis | 5/12/2005

This month's LR Research Poll shows RBOCs edging out cable as the preferred IPTV vendor

Firewall Firestorm
The Philter | 5/12/2005

Proxim on the Ropes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2005

Proxim shares plummet after company says it may not be able to avert bankruptcy

IPWireless Talks Up Deals
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2005

UMTS-TDD vendor has scored Nextel trial and is rumored to have won commercial deal at T-Mobile

Avaya Connects With Colubris
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2005

Avaya and Colubris get cozy: VOIP ahoy?

T-Shirt Mailbag
Light Ranting | 5/12/2005

There's a New Rat in Town
Monkey Bidness | 5/12/2005

And they're good eatin'!

French Carriers Announce Merger
News Analysis | 5/12/2005

Broadband service providers Neuf and Cegetel are creating a more formidable opponent for France Telecom

PCMM Player CableMatrix Acquires Xinnia
BroadBananas | 5/11/2005

PacketCable Multimedia (PCMM) policy server provider CableMatrix Technologies Inc. has acquired application manager platform developer Xinnia Technology. Terms of the deal between the two privately-held companies were not disclosed.

Octasic, STMicro Team Up
News Analysis | 5/11/2005

The echo-cancellation chip startup gets a 'big brother' partner

Flarion Finds Finnish Friend
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2005

Service Provider Saunalahti says it will deploy Flash-OFDM technology if it wins 450MHz license auction

Cisco Q3 Keeps the Beat
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2005

Earnings top expectations by a smidgen, while fourth-quarter forecasts toe the line

Tele-Boneheads
Monkey Bidness | 5/11/2005

Smile when you slap me.

Does VOIP Business Add Up?
News Analysis | 5/11/2005

While VOIP acceptance is growing, the revenue probably isn't enough to support all the providers; LR does the math

Flarion Finds Finnish Friend
News Analysis | 5/11/2005

Service Provider Saunalahti says it will deploy Flash-OFDM technology if it wins 450MHz license auction

Ethernet Revenues Set to Surge
News Analysis | 5/11/2005

Analysts predict an Ethernet services boom

Cisco Q3 Keeps the Beat
News Analysis | 5/10/2005

Q3 growth shows no major surprisies, and Cisco says Q4 is on track as well

Get a Job
Light Ranting | 5/10/2005

Tazz Pockets Another $6M
News Analysis | 5/10/2005

Raises more cash and is becoming increasingly important to Cisco: Could it be a takeover target?

BT's 21CN Deals: Booty or Bloody?
News Analysis | 5/10/2005

The transmission category was apparently for real penny pinchers, say some sources

How Condensed Time Flies
Monkey Bidness | 5/10/2005

A priest, a rabbi, and a nun walk into a bar – a thousand times...

Moto Ramps Up Convergence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2005

Eyes late summer launch date of dualmode WLAN/GSM phone as its SCCAN FForum wwork pproceeds

Blessed Are the Pantless
Monkey Bidness | 5/10/2005

Jesus loves a Pontiac...

Sonus Dips Into the Red
News Analysis | 5/10/2005

Sonus reports a first-quarter loss only slightly less painful than what Wall Street expected; provides little visibility on Q2

Chicken Pants
The Philter | 5/10/2005

Carriers Claim IPTV Wiring Worries
News Analysis | 5/10/2005

Early players in the telco IPTV game are finding an unwelcome surprise in the cost of wiring homes for service

Trapeze's Partner Mania
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Switch startup signs fourth big-name partner, and there are more on the way

Cisco's Q3 Looking Plain
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

With a flat Q3 expected, analysts will look for hints of a strong Q4

Romanian Remote
Monkey Bidness | 5/9/2005

Romanian cop busted for monkey defamation.

The Mesh Needs Standards
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Unstrung poll finds industry growth will be dependent on development of future standard

Cisco Prowling WAN Optimization?
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Sources say Cisco could follow Juniper's lead and splash the cash on a WAN optimization startup

China Shapes Up for IPTV Boom
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Initial services have been launched and vendors have their eyes on future spoils

Intel's WiMax AntiClimax
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Just what does 'pre-WiMax' mean anyway?

Chet Man's Plan
Light Ranting | 5/9/2005

Entrisphere Scores $75M Round
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Access equipment maker hauls in a big funding round so it can chase even bigger customers

Intel's WiMax AntiClimax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Just what does 'pre-WiMax' mean anyway? UPDATED 7:40 PM

Interop Roundup: Of Bits & Bays
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

10GigE, WAN optimization, and debates about the location of Mandalay Bay rule the roost at Interop

UTStarcom Cuts Outlook, Shares Dive
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Slashes 1,500 jobs, says China is weak; shareholders head for the exits

Monkey Joke o' the Day
Monkey Bidness | 5/6/2005

Why is a telecom startup like a tree full of monkeys?

Open Spectrum Faces Clogging
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Hey you! Get off of my airwaves

Vonage Raises Another $200M
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

VOIP services startup doubles its funding with latest round – but some are starting to wonder about the exit strategy

ECI Makes Hay in Taiwan, Europe
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Management sees growth for the rest of the year, with access deployments at Chunghwa Telecom set to ramp

Content Deals May Swing IPTV Acceptance
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Telecom carriers providing IPTV may leverage specialized content and early release movies to gain an edge over cable and satellite

Headcount: Synergy Qwest
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Quarry changes heads, Qwest counts bodies, Intel loses a network processor man, Salira finds a home, and more

Sprint Firms Up WiMax Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Commercial deployment could happen late in 2007 if trials of the metro-area technology work out

Maltese TV, Anyone?
Light Ranting | 5/5/2005

SIMboxes Eat Carriers' Lunch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Increasing fraudulent use of GSM gateways is losing carriers ‘millions’ every month

Norwegian Blue
Monkey Bidness | 5/5/2005

I'm pining for the fjords...

Syndesis Lands Monster OSS Deal
News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Brokers a massive deal in Italy, is 'thinking about' a possible IPO, but won't comment on Verizon rumors

Bookham Boosts Revenues in Q3
News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Losses continue, but Bookham sees better margins and lower costs coming

ECI Lines Up Acquisitions
News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Israeli vendor says it has the money and the ambition to be a more significant contender

Eslambolchi: WiMax Booming
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

AT&T's big brain says WiMax is the access technology of the future

Eslambolchi: WiMax Boom Coming
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

AT&T's big brain says WiMax is the access technology of the future and that firewall vendors have it all wrong

WLAN: Future Imperfect?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Interop showfloor could be a glimpse of a distorted future for WiFi

Force10: Where's the Exit?
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

10-Gig Ethernet startup is under attack by the competition – can it hold out for more money?

Speakeasy Maxes in Seattle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Broadband service provider plans June launch of commercial fixed wireless network

Larry's Back: Be Afraid
Column | 5/4/2005

What's in a name? Cheap laughs!

Service Your Service Providers
The Philter | 5/4/2005

Ericsson to Bring Partners to 21CN Party
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Has sole responsibility for BT 21CN's 'Intelligent Nodes,' but it'll need input from other suppliers

Ericsson Ends CDMA Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Closes San Diego headquarters and gives up fight for future network wins

Cisco Gets Closer to Corvil
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Incorporates the startup's technology in its routers, making an acquisition more likely

Stump the Monkey
Monkey Bidness | 5/4/2005

What the hell is going on here?

Tekelec: Strong Signals in Q1
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Tekelec was again boosted by its core signaling business during Q1, while its softswitching business ramped up nicely

Cisco: Location, Location...
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Location! The Grande Dame of wireless LAN finds herself with a location/RFID box

Ubiquity Plans London IPO
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

SIP applications server vendor says it's listing on London's Alternative Investment Market within weeks

Aktino Dives Into Copper
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/3/2005

A new copper-bonding startup aims for Actelis and, eventually, Hatteras

Mahi Restructures & Swims East
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Its flagship metro core switch, the Mi7, is up for sale and the company is moving its operations to N.J.

Chambers Shouts About Security
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

The Cisco chief is preaching protection at this year's Interop event

Moto Boosts Kineto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Incumbent vendor’s UMA trials provide fillip for convergence startup

Juniper's Kriens Stuck On Traffic
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

CEO tells partners he sees 'billions' in the traffic processing market, a vision that has fueled acquisitions

BT's 21CN: Metro Partners Under Wraps
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Uncertainty surrounds partnership programs of some of BT's key 21CN suppliers

Grooming Nightmare
Monkey Bidness | 5/3/2005

The nauseating things that can go on in your head...

Interop Unwired
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Wireless gets bigger -- and smaller -- at the Vegas tradeshow

Laurel Pumps Up IPTV Plans
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/2/2005

New product points to a stronger IP video emphasis and a future without the standalone B-RAS

Qwest Qwits
News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Qwest withdraws, says MCI board cowed by Verizon

Why the Future Is Now for Triple Play
LRTV Documentaries | 5/2/2005

The triple play of voice, video, and data services has long been an object of desire for telcos, but it has always remained just out of reach. That is about to change, for two basic reasons: First, the technology to enable triple play over carrier infrastructure is now ready for deployment; second, local telcos have no choice but to become triple-play providers. In this documentary we examine the technologies and applications driving successful deployment of triple play.

The Convergence Contenders
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Startups abound in the next buzz wireless market, according to the latest Unstrung Insider

Reader Feedback Forum
The Philter | 5/2/2005

Cisco Launches ISR Mini-Me
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Small access router includes integrated security, 802.11 a/b/g access, and Ethernet switching

SWAT the Monkey
Monkey Bidness | 5/2/2005

Now they're arming monkeys...

Verizon Goes to $26
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/2/2005

New offer falls short of Qwest's $30, but MCI board deems it 'superior'

Juniper Infranets the Enterprise
News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Announces its 'Not-NAC,' a security intiative targeted at the enterprise – and at Cisco

DWDM Goes Pluggable
News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Cisco and others have been pushing SFP modules for DWDM, and XFP support isn't far behind

Full Transcript of LRTV’s Interview With Carl Russo, CEO, Calix
LRTV Interviews | 5/2/2005

Carl Russo, president and chief executive of Calix, is one of the best known figures in the telecom industry. The big question on many people’s minds is whether he can repeat the success he had as chief executive of Cerent with his new venture. In this exclusive interview with LRTV, he sheds light on where Calix is headed and on the broadband telecom market itself.

Carrier Ethernet Services: Five Key Drivers
LRTV Documentaries | 5/2/2005

For a technology that was developed in the 1970s as an office automation tool, Ethernet has certainly come a long way. But the best may be yet to come. As service providers and their customers increasingly standardize on Ethernet as the underlying infrastructure for all their applications and traffic, Ethernet is set to become a universal communications enabler. Our documentary examines its progress in this regard, with the help of leading analysts, service providers, and the inventor of Etherne

Welcome to the New Light Reading
Column | 5/2/2005

Our first full-scale redesign since our launch in 2000 is more than cosmetic

Telecom Taxorama
Light Ranting | 5/2/2005

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