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AirTight's Security MOM
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/31/2006

AirTight eyes large enterprise market with its latest release

Sprint Calls on BlackBerry
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/31/2006

Cell phone form factor targets QWERTY-phobes, small businesses

HP Revamps for Convergence
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/31/2006

IT giant creates a new group to tackle the digital media needs of telecom and entertainment companies

After Refinery Blast, BP Picks RFID
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/31/2006

Employee-tracking system could help save lives in future accidents

Extreme Sports in Cincinnati
Monkey Bidness | 5/31/2006

Don't drop that soap!

Fujitsu Flashes on GPON
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/31/2006

A supersized Flashwave box turns out to be the basis for Fujitsu's GPON entry

ADC to Buy Andrew for $2B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/31/2006

ADC's stock tanks as it announces $2 billion acquisition of wireless equipment vendor Andrew Corp.

Prayer Answered
Monkey Bidness | 5/31/2006

So... I'll take that as a 'No'?

ADC to Buy Andrew for $2B
News Analysis | 5/31/2006

ADC's stock tanks as it announces $2 billion acquisition of wireless equipment vendor Andrew Corp.

FT Turns Orange
News Analysis | 5/31/2006

French incumbent extends its Orange brand into broadband, IPTV, and business services

BT, AT&T Set Sights on India
News Analysis | 5/31/2006

India's liberalized long-distance voice market is attracting an influx of foreign carriers

Lightspeed Slowing? Part II
The Philter | 5/30/2006

We could all use some compression and bonding, eh?

Reality Bites: 802.11n Edition
Nearpoints | 5/30/2006

A new record for the IEEE standards process, and something else beyond the obvious for high-speed WiFi

Fortinet Thinks Big
News Analysis | 5/30/2006

The security company has big designs on the carrier market but no immediate plans for an IPO

Cisco: 3 Million's a Charm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/30/2006

The networking giant has shipped 3 million enterprise access points since it got into the business... so what next?

Takin' It to the Sticks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/30/2006

Broadband wireless provider NuTel hunts underserved markets

ImmenStar Joins EPON Race
News Analysis | 5/30/2006

A team led by a former Force10 engineer says it can leapfrog its way into the EPON chip market

Idaho Weirdness
Light Ranting | 5/30/2006

And you thought we were selling VOIP services...

Zeugma Gets $13.5M for Mystery Box
News Analysis | 5/30/2006

Vancouver startup's ads and filings hint that a wireless subscriber management system may be in the works

You Say Convergence, I Say...
Cutting Loose | 5/30/2006

Mobile workers are forcing a shotgun wedding of cellular networks with conventional PBXs

LightPointe Looks for Buyer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/30/2006

FSO pioneer gears up to sell off its assets

Vodafone Unveils Convergence Plans
News Analysis | 5/30/2006

Mobile giant updates on DSL, convergence, M&A, job cuts, and a whopper of an annual loss

IPTV: Bollywood or Bust?
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/29/2006

Content availability and protection issues could be an obstacle to IPTV rollout in India

Carriers Restrict 'Unlimited' 3G
News Analysis | 5/26/2006

It turns out that some 'unlimited' wireless 3G modem services aren't

Opportunity From Disaster
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2006

Post-Katrina, shipbuilder Northrop Grumman taps wireless for 'cyber-shipyard'

Make Yourself Heard on WiFi VOIP
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/26/2006

Take Unstrung's new 'real world' poll on the importance - or otherwise - of voice-over-WLAN

Avici CFO Departs
News Analysis | 5/26/2006

Paul Brauneis has stepped down in favor of another 'business opportunity,' as an SEC filing puts it

Is Lightspeed Slowing?
The Philter | 5/26/2006

AT&T's Lightspeed has some high-def issues

Would DT Buy BT?
News Analysis | 5/26/2006

Rumor is rife that Deutsche Telekom has its eyes on BT, while Eircom finally changes hands, KPN snaps up an IP player, and more

Sources: Nortel Sizes Up Sylantro
News Analysis | 5/26/2006

Nortel is planning to take a stake in hosted VOIP systems specialist Sylantro, according to industry sources

Orange Juices Free Broadband Battle
News Analysis | 5/26/2006

Mobile operator reportedly launching a free broadband service following merger with ISP Wanadoo

TiVo Runs Up Bigger Q1 Loss
Cable Guy | 5/26/2006

Metromesh Security: Strix Strikes Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/25/2006

Well-designed mesh networks are secure

VOIP Over Wide-Area Wireless: A Tricky Proposition
Wireless Buzz | 5/25/2006

Look before you leap with 3G VOIP

Excise Tax Repealed - Finally!
News Analysis | 5/25/2006

The Treasury Department said Thursday it would allow the repeal of a 108-year-old tax on long distance - IRS to issue refund

Vonage Gets a Haircut
News Analysis | 5/25/2006

Vonage's IPO Wednesday was the worst in years as investors gave the consumer VOIP pioneer the cold shoulder

4 Stars, But No Wireless
The Martin Chronicles | 5/25/2006

Why can't luxury hotels provide free wireless service to their guests?

Stock Shocks
Column | 5/25/2006

We picked some shocking stocks to watch. And they've all done pretty well

Vonage S-1 Nuggets
Light Ranting | 5/25/2006

You call this an IPO?

Vonage Flops, IT Yawns
The Martin Chronicles | 5/25/2006

Eyes rolled among IT managers at the VOIP provider's poor IPO showing

Photuris Crew Rides Again
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/25/2006

Startup Nistica launches into the subsystems business with a slim budget and a shoestring staff

Light Readers Don't Love Osama
News Analysis | 5/25/2006

We take it back. Final results of a Light Reading poll show readers' loyalties lie with the Bushies, then the RBOCs, then Al Qaeda

Firm Nabs Marconi's Telent
News Analysis | 5/25/2006

Private equity group to buy Telent, the services and support part of the Marconi that Ericsson left behind, in $647M deal

Alcatel Under Fire Down Under
News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Telstra is questioned over a multibillion-dollar contract award to Alcatel

ServGate Acquired in Fire Sale
News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Cirond bought the security startup's intellectual property as part of foreclosure sale

Cablevision Adds Global Calling Package
BroadBananas | 5/24/2006

Building on the success of its unlimited local and domestic long distance telephone service package, Cablevision Systems has added a global calling bundle to its Optimum Voice offering.

Vonage Falls Hard & Fast in Public Debut
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Vonage shares debuted at $17 each on the NYSE Wednesday and are already trading down 12 percent at 2 PM

Truckers' Delight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Landstar intros mobile 'load-alert' for transport systems

Moto Says Hello to DSL Gateway Market
News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Motorola is set to start chasing the DSL home gateway market as carrier interest in VOIP and video increases

From Closed to Open Mobile Networks
LR Mobile Column | 5/24/2006

Security and IP mobility challenges drive demand for a new category of convergence gateway equipment.

Med Gear Buyer Goes 650
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Medical-equipment purchaser Broadlane eschews BlackBerry for Treos, GoodLink

Analysts Jump on Juniper
News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Shares continue to slip as Kriens gives Wall Street a glum outlook; analysts lower their estimates for next 18 months

Metro-Mesh: A Hacker's Paradise?
News Analysis | 5/24/2006

The hidden dangers of the hotzone

Curious Babysitter
Monkey Bidness | 5/24/2006

Raised by monkeys...

Metro-Mesh: A Hacker's Paradise?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2006

The hidden dangers of the hotzone

Motorola Makes WiMax Breakthrough
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Its 'mobile WiMax' gear will be deployed nationwide in Pakistan. Analyst says the move is signficant for the vendor and the industry

Motorola Makes WiMax Breakthrough
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/24/2006

Its 'mobile WiMax' gear will be deployed nationwide in Pakistan. Analyst says the move is signficant for the industry

Comcast & TW Heads Push OCAP
Cable Guy | 5/24/2006

Terabeam Hopes to Bounce Ricochet
News Analysis | 5/23/2006

Terabeam appoints Pankaj Manglik as president, as the company tries to grow Proxim

Terabeam Hopes to Bounce Ricochet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2006

Terabeam appoints Pankaj Manglik as president, as the company tries to grow Proxim

Options Probe Spreads to Sycamore
News Analysis | 5/23/2006

Optical switching vendor is latest to own up to an SEC investigation into stock options, but it's not putting off hungry investors

A Plea for Masergy
The Philter | 5/23/2006

I don't care what Network World is doing

Smartphone Price War Ahead?
Cutting Loose | 5/23/2006

What the Q really means for you, the enterprise user

Two Hours a Week
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2006

That's the productivity gain Intel has seen in its shift to a mobile workforce

BT Servers Cough While Critics Squawk
News Analysis | 5/23/2006

BT's Wholesale division was hit by a double whammy today – a critical report from Ofcom and a service support outage

Report: MicroTCA Could Be Macro
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/23/2006

ATCA's little-brother offshoot could make a big splash, according to the latest Components Insider report

Startups Stretch Muni WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/23/2006

Strix and Wavion are launching products that extend the range of municipal WiFi networks, indoors and out

Alireza Mahmoodshahi, CTO, Colt Telecom Group
LRTV Interviews | 5/23/2006

Colt CTO Alireza Mahmoodshahi explains what will change as we head for a world where customers can have one phone number and use one device to do business. Also, he weighs in on why free VOIP isn't always worth the money.

CableLabs Issues New VOD Spec
Cable Guy | 5/23/2006

Startups Stretch Muni WiFi Range
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Strix and Wavion are launching products that extend the range of municipal WiFi networks, indoors and out

VON Bites: Purple Prose
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

News snippets and pictures from VON Europe, including an update from Skype-meister Niklas Zennstrom

An Interesting Integrity Challenge
Nearpoints | 5/22/2006

Strange conversations are a hallmark of wireless. So today we ask: What happens if wireless goes bang?

Report: QOS Fees Could Net Billions
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Broadband carriers can profit with a smart approach to QOS fees

Light Reading Gets Turked
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Earlier today visitors to Light Reading and Unstrung were redirected to a Turkish entertainment site

Echo Boomer
The Philter | 5/22/2006

I am a designer rapper blogger

Light Reading Gets Turked
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

LR sites briefly redirected to Turkish entertainment site

Feds Call on Juniper
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

The US Attorney's office asks questions of Juniper as the stock-options investigation widens

Before the Deluge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Claim: New users overwhelmed by productivity-sapping mobile email

Hands Across the Sea
Red Panda | 5/22/2006

John Cleese counsels Brit World Cup tourists

Moto's Q Pulls Up to the Curb
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Long-awaited smartphone will be commercially available by the end of the month

Italtel Grows as It IPOs
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Italian VOIP vendor reports a 21% rise in Q1 revenues as it prepares to list in Milan

50% Chance of Brimstone
Monkey Bidness | 5/22/2006

Pat Robertson: God's Doppler

Aperto Names Pratt CEO
News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Telecom vet to lead WiMax vendor into 'reality phase'

Aperto Names Pratt CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/22/2006

Telecom vet to lead WiMax vendor into 'reality phase'

CableLabs Approves Two More Tech Devices
Cable Guy | 5/19/2006

CableLabs has given the thumbs up to two more new products from tech vendors in the latest equipment testing round, approving an integrated device from Ambit and a voice modem from Scientific-Atlanta.

No Push for the Q?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2006

Ahead of launch, analysts say hot enterprise smartphone might be lacking on the email front UPDATED 5/20 9AM

Options Scare Hits SafeNet, Juniper
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

SafeNet and Vitesse get subpoenas – and Juniper shares get heavy selling – as stock-option questions multiply

We're All Experts Here
The Martin Chronicles | 5/19/2006

Been to a conference with a decent wireless network lately?

Nokia's Slim Sync
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/19/2006

New enterprise phone highlights the growing importance of wireless synchronization

Rupert's Space.com?
Jonestown | 5/19/2006

Surprise! Murdoch may own anything you post on MySpace

Poll: In Osama We Trust?
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

As the NSA phone records scandal continues, Light Readers are more sympathetic to the RBOCs than the Administration

Taking Back America
Monkey Bidness | 5/19/2006

One hotdog at a time.

Verizon's Other Statement
The Philter | 5/19/2006

A first draft of history

Upbeat BT Tweaks Critics, Rivals
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

BT executives lay into the doubters as the carrier reports better than expected financial results

Is the Future Dark for Embarq?
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

Embarq spins off, shares sink as investors consider a fixed future

'Free' Skype Could Be Costly
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

Many are worried that free VOIP-to-PSTN calling may be a boon to bad guys

Palm OS Still Alive
Wireless Buzz | 5/19/2006

For now.

Wireless Firms Ring Up More VC Bucks
News Analysis | 5/19/2006

VC firms dumped more than $300M into digital media companies in the wireless market during April

Digital TV Sales More Than Double in Q1
Cable Guy | 5/18/2006

Here's some good news for cable operators seeking to sell more high-definition TV (HDTV) set-top boxes and subscription packages: Digital TV sales jumped more than 100% to 3.4 million units in the first quarter.

Q4U
Jonestown | 5/18/2006

Skinny smartphone due in the next week or two.

AirMagnet: Life Beyond Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2006

Vendor broadens focus in anticipation of a shakeout in wireless intrusion detection market

TMCnet Time Travel
Light Ranting | 5/18/2006

News flash: Lincoln Shot!

Wireless House Calls
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2006

New Medtronic implantable devices transmit cardiac data remotely

Ciena Shrinks Its Hot CN 4200
News Analysis | 5/18/2006

A year after its launch, the CN 4200 continues to be Ciena's Next Big Thing

Wanadooops! Flaw Reveals User Data
News Analysis | 5/18/2006

Indexing flaw in the systems of Europe's top broadband ISP reveals personal, if boring, data of many UK customers

Fortinet Scoops Up CoSine IP
News Analysis | 5/18/2006

Vendor buys intellectual property of CoSine's virtualized firewall/VPN platform

Booth Babes Banned
Monkey Bidness | 5/18/2006

Tradeshows to get even duller.

Azimuth Tests FMC
News Analysis | 5/18/2006

Azimuth, which specializes in WiFi network test equipment, is turning its attention toward fixed/mobile convergence

The Great White Domain
The Martin Chronicles | 5/18/2006

What's with the .mobi Web suffix?

Lights Out at LightPointe
News Analysis | 5/18/2006

Free space optics pioneer has shut down after spending $71 million on technology that never really took off

Lights Out at LightPointe
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/18/2006

Free space optics pioneer has shut down after spending $71 million on technology that never really took off

Foundry: Future Proof?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2006

Foundry updates WiFi boxes with 802.11n and VOIP in mind

Calling All Cars
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2006

Fresno public-safety net illustrates trend toward wireless network alliances

Hell No! Higher Fees Must Go!
ShoreLines | 5/17/2006

Legislators are being asked to protect content and avoid ‘censorship by speed’ – which means talk may soon be cheaper than ever!

TIA's Flanigan: Globalcomm's Bigger
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/17/2006

TIA chief says new tradeshow will be bigger, more global, than the USTA's TelecomNext show

AudioCodes Nabs Nuera for $90M
News Analysis | 5/17/2006

VOIP technology player splashes up to $90M to buy media gateway player and plans further M&A activity

Cisco's WLAN Stranglehold
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/17/2006

Network giant's enterprise market share continues to climb

Vitesse Execs Get the Axe
News Analysis | 5/17/2006

CEO and two others are terminated, and Vitesse announces new problems with financing and a lower figure for its cash reserves

Well, Duh
Monkey Bidness | 5/17/2006

Travel tip: Don't be an ass.

FastWeb Picks Up Business
News Analysis | 5/17/2006

Business users account for the majority of FastWeb's revenues as focus shifts following network rollout

Arbinet Joins Peering Party
News Analysis | 5/17/2006

Minutes exchange announces its 'PeeringSolutions' VOIP peering service

FMC: Heard of It?
Jonestown | 5/17/2006

Why no cellular in the Nokia tablet?

Sources: Operax Scores With Tier 1 Carriers
News Analysis | 5/17/2006

It's stolen a march on big vendors by implementing a vital standard covering policy control and resource management

BigBand & Netgear Team on Channel Bonding
Cable Guy | 5/17/2006

Call it a bonding experience. BigBand Networks and Netgear are teaming up to offer an end-to-end channel bonding solution to cable operators so that they can offer data speeds of more than 100 Mbps to broadband customers.

Verizon Denies NSA Reports
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Verizon says the NSA never asked the company for customer phone records, contrary to reports published last week

TowerStream's Business Threshold
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Enterprise-focused wireless broadband service claims five-nines first will aid VOIP apps

AOL Phoneline
The Philter | 5/16/2006

Fake numbers for real people

Analyst: 'Investors Hate Euro Telecom'
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Analyst at VOIP industry event spells out why investors are deserting traditional European telecom stocks

Nokia Rx: Take a Tablet & Talk
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Nokia taps Google for VOIP, enterprise users wait for more

Nokia Rx: Take a Tablet & Talk
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Nokia taps Google for VOIP, enterprise users wait for more

A Fast News Week
Cutting Loose | 5/16/2006

Digging out from a blizzard of product announcements, growth forecasts, and technology releases

Nortel Sees Q1 Revenue Drop
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Gear vendor sees lower quarterly revenues coming but says the overall picture is improving

Monkeys Face Food Disaster
Monkey Bidness | 5/16/2006

Yes, we'll have no bananas.

TMF Tackles Software Procurement
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

Telemanagement Forum launches new OSS standards initiative aimed at easing the software procurement process for carriers

Wanna Work for the BBC?
Red Panda | 5/16/2006

It's a rigorous process.

Analysts: Skype Freebie Is Defensive
News Analysis | 5/16/2006

As the big IM players sell PSTN-connected VOIP for less and less, analysts say Skype is being forced to offer more free stuff

Microsoft Wins Again
Nearpoints | 5/16/2006

The battle for the mobile OS is over – and the winner, unfortunately, is Redmond

Hotspot Redux
Wireless Buzz | 5/16/2006

Now at 114,150 locations in 126 countries

HP's New Curve
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2006

New switch blurs wired/WiFi divide

Qwest Bets OnFiber
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

The carrier seeks to expand its profitable Ethernet business outside its 14-state footprint with its $107 million OnFiber buy

No Email? No Problem
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2006

RIM de-couples mobile apps, email on BlackBerry

Verizon Sued in Mobile TV Patent Fight
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Speedus Corp. has sued Verizon Wireless over two patents that deal with mobile TV services

Zisapel Zings Innovating Incumbents
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Outspoken RAD Chairman Zohar Zisapel says fixed WiMax will stall and that wireline incumbent operators are in trouble

Ruckus Runs With Some Rurals
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Ruckus Wireless has announced a raft of new regional carriers that are using Ruckus gear to offer IPTV over WiFi

Is it 'Game Over' on 3G Networks?
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Panelists at E3 say mobile-phone gaming shows promise but has trouble expanding its audience

Zohar Zisapel, Chairman, RAD Group
LRTV Interviews | 5/15/2006

Zohar Zisapel, Chairman of the RAD Group, won't tell us which of the 27 companies he's started is his favorite. But he does have some interesting opinions on what telcos should really be doing in the broadband business.

Verizon/Vodafone Deal Reported Near
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Vodafone is on the verge of selling its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon, according to weekend news report

Verizon Reportedly Close to Vodafone Deal
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Vodafone is on the verge of selling its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon, according to weekend news report

Problem Drunkeys
Monkey Bidness | 5/15/2006

Macaques behaving badly.

Stitt Gets Less Extreme
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Founding CEO Gordon Stitt will be stepping down later this year, Extreme Networks announced

Cisco: Do-it-All Gateway on the Way
News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Scientific-Atlanta division doesn't want to be late to the 'connected home' party, so it's cooking up a gateway

New Treo out of the Box
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/15/2006

Smartphone adds high-speed EV-DO connectivity to Palm OS-based line

Remember Mother's Day
Monkey Bidness | 5/12/2006

Treat her right, fool!

Manchester's Wireless Glide
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2006

UK airport shows the dynamics of a long-term WiFi deployment

Philly Council OKs WiFi Plan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/12/2006

The long-awaited plan for a municipal WiFi network will span 135 square miles

Philly City Council OKs WiFi Plan
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

The long-awaited plan for a municipal WiFi network will span 135 square miles

O2 Confirms DSL Aspirations
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

Mobile operator O2 will combine fixed-line broadband with its mobile services in the UK and put even more pressure on BT

LR Picks Its Movers & Shakers
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

Light Reading picks the top ten biggest names and brightest stars in the telecom world

British Dental Healthcare
Red Panda | 5/12/2006

Its secrets revealed.

BT Likes Nortel's New Ethernet Flavor
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

BT is keen on Nortel's controversial Ethernet technology, Provider Backbone Transport, as it cuts out the cost of MPLS

VSNL Buys Into Broadband
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

VSNL is back on the acquisition trail, buying two ISPs this week to beef up its domestic broadband operations

DT Rival Launches IPTV
News Analysis | 5/12/2006

Telecom Italia's German subsidiary HanseNet launches its IPTV to German broadband users, just in time for the soccer World Cup

SpeakPole
The Philter | 5/11/2006

Beat me, Voicestick.

Ericsson Mini-Me
Jonestown | 5/11/2006

Are tiny basestations the answer for FMC?

Ericsson Adores a Vacuum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Ericsson gets big win for managed mobile email service

Cisco's Cohen Moves Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2006

The WiFi wordsmith will market 'all of the mobility stuff,' whatever that means

Reliance Steps Up IPTV Plans
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Reliance is kickstarting plans to roll out IPTV services by the end of the year with help from Microsoft

Cisco's Linksys 'Outgrows' Founders
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Cisco has big plans for its home networking business, so Linksys's founders will make way for a new suit

Secrets of the Mesh, Part II
Nearpoints | 5/11/2006

I know more than I did last night, but still not enough.

Clearwire Files $400 Million IPO
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Broadband wireless player on Thursday filed for an IPO in which the company plans to raise $400 million UPDATED 5/12 10AM

Clearwire Files $400 Million IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/11/2006

The broadband wireless player filed for an initial public offering with plans to raise $400 million

Chips Face Access Hurdles
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Light Reading Insider takes a look at line-card chips, finding some storm clouds in the access network

Google Execs Tentative on Telecom
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

Say they won't go the MVNO route, won't buy wireless spectrum (alone), and view San Francisco WiFi as an 'experiment'

Reality O.J.
The Philter | 5/11/2006

From Punk'd to Juice'd.

Sectarian Ringtones
Monkey Bidness | 5/11/2006

Iraqi democracy proceeds apace.

Ericsson's High-Speed Day
News Analysis | 5/11/2006

3G is here, and getting faster, vendor tells NYC audience

Ericsson's High-Speed Day
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2006

3G is here, and getting faster, vendor tells NYC audience

Secrets of the Mesh
Nearpoints | 5/10/2006

I am reminded of Animal House where the Dean puts our heroes on 'Double Secret Probation'

Covega Closing In on $10M
News Analysis | 5/10/2006

Hoping to ride this year's surge in tunable laser sales, Covega is picking up more cash from investors

OSS Players Shake a Leg
News Analysis | 5/10/2006

Canadian OSS firm Syndesis leads the telecom software news charge with a 21CN deal from BT

Students & Turtles Mesh
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2006

'Discontinuous networks' serve bus riders, amphibians in Amherst

We Speet On You
The Martin Chronicles | 5/10/2006

'Norms-based' IP protection -- it works for chefs, will it work for mobile email?

Junxion's Cell Through
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/10/2006

Startup helps users share cellular connectivity in multiple environments

AT&T Waits on Lightspeed VOIP
News Analysis | 5/10/2006

The initial commercial launch of Project Lightspeed won't include residential VOIP, but the service will follow soon

Modern Myths
Monkey Bidness | 5/10/2006

Are there fairies in your garden?

Cablevision Posts Record Customer Gains
Cable Guy | 5/10/2006

Cablevision Systems joined the cable hit parade earlier today, reporting record quarterly increases in new subscribers. In particular, the nation's sixth largest MSO scored in the broadband and VoIP departments in Q1.

Wireless Has Come of Age
LRTV Documentaries | 5/10/2006

Everyone agrees that wireless applications will shape and dominate how businesses and consumers interact in the coming years. In this brief look at wireless technologies, we examine what technologies carriers and vendors are most excited about at the moment -- and what applications they see rising up as these technologies take hold.

Wireless Has Come of Age
UNTV Documentaries | 5/10/2006

Everyone agrees that wireless applications will shape and dominate how businesses and consumers interact in the coming years. In this brief look at wireless technologies, we examine what technologies carriers and vendors are most excited about at the moment -- and what applications they see rising up as these technologies take hold.

Mobile Email Standards Bubble Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2006

IETF 'Lemonade' group extends IMAP to the wireless world

Cisco Q3 Gives It an Edge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Cisco continues to roll, as Q3 revenues reach $7.3B and net income tops analyst estimates

Cisco Q3 Gives It an Edge
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Cisco continues to roll, as Q3 revenues reach $7.3B and net income tops analyst estimates – and Chambers does some trash talking

The Enterprise Goes Wireless
Nearpoints | 5/9/2006

It's inevitable.

Verizon Moves Toward Home Gateway
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Verizon is moving toward a new home gateway product that could take its IP video strategy to the next level

Euro Giants Issue NGN RFPs
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

BT, France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, and Colt are all in various stages of procuring new telecom gear for their NGNs

Nokia: Thin Is In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Nokia readies skinny new phones to take on Motorola's world-beating Razr

The Big Seven
Cutting Loose | 5/9/2006

With apologies to Stephen Covey, highly effective habits for mobile deployments

NTL Confirms Job Cuts
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

UK cable operator confirms plans to cut 6,000 jobs as it reports a first-quarter loss

Packeteer Picks Tacit
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Coughs up $78 million as the worlds of WAFS and WAN optimization converge once more

Hubris Ratchets Upward
Monkey Bidness | 5/9/2006

US building world's largest target.

Verizon-Vodafone Vagaries
News Analysis | 5/9/2006

Vodafone has rejected Verizon's initial $38B bid for Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless, according to reports

Disharmonic Convergence
The Martin Chronicles | 5/8/2006

George Gilder and Silicon Graphics find reason to rue their glory days

Cantor Aims to Simplify Spectrum Sales
News Analysis | 5/8/2006

The telecom arm of Cantor Fitzgerald is hopes to be the go-to company for anyone looking to buy or sell spectrum

Staying Afloat in VOIP Wave
ShoreLines | 5/8/2006

My less than VIP experience with VOIP

Medtronic Taps Treo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2006

Devices and custom apps equal bottom-line gains for big medical equipment maker

DR Survey: Security Hot, Paychecks Not
News Analysis | 5/8/2006

Dark Reading survey finds that, while security budgets are growing, many security pros haven't seen the money

Security Pros Underpaid
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2006

Dark Reading survey finds gap between IT security budgets, salaries

Avaya Calls on Nokia Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/8/2006

IP telephony player works with Nokia to bring PBX-like functionality to enterprise cellphones

BT Issues 21CN Ethernet RFP
News Analysis | 5/8/2006

British incumbent has issued a major Ethernet equipment RFP for its next-gen network

All You Need Is Luton
Monkey Bidness | 5/8/2006

Beatles edge out Quasi-Shakespeare.

NTL Adds to UK Jobs Woe
News Analysis | 5/8/2006

NTL expected to cut its workforce by a third following the merger with Telewest

Print Is Deader Than Ever
Red Panda | 5/5/2006

Shlock honors itself.

The DiVitas Code
Jonestown | 5/5/2006

Could the hot, new fixed/mobile convergence startup be following the Airespace route?

RFID Software Ramps Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2006

Startup InSync clinches $7.5M Series A to bolster its RFID software story

Who Makes Mobile Infrastructure?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2006

New Unstrung report compiles makers of wireless networking gear

RIM Strikes Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2006

With a small-business version of BES and a countersuit against Visto

Moving Violations
The Philter | 5/5/2006

Of modern cities and mad citizens.

Report: Sprint Leads Global IP Transit
News Analysis | 5/5/2006

Strength in Asia/Pacific gives Sprint the greatest number of IP transit relationships worldwide in Q1, according to Renesys

Dongling Modifiers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2006

Mobile security shrinks even further – into the USB

They're Barking Mad
Monkey Bidness | 5/5/2006

How to live up to a name...

Level 3 May Dump Spectrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2006

Hundreds of Level 3's LMDS and 39GHz licenses may be up for grabs soon

France Telecom Culls UK Staff
News Analysis | 5/5/2006

France Telecom is cutting 2,000 jobs in UK, and analysts reckon something similar could follow at Vodafone later this month

Bookham Trims Again
News Analysis | 5/5/2006

Another $5M to $6M needs to be cut from expenses, Bookham says as it announces a dour quarter

Microsoft Inks Deal With Qualcomm
News Analysis | 5/5/2006

Redmond's OS deal with leading CDMA provider should raise its profile in the smartphone market

Bluesocket's Performance Play
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Bluesocket wants to lead the pack with 'enterprise MIMO'

Level 3 May Dump Spectrum
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Hundreds of Level 3's LMDS and 39GHz licenses may be up for grabs soon

Microsoft Inks Deal With Qualcomm
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Redmond's OS deal with leading CDMA provider should raise its profile in the smartphone market

BSNL Delays Wireless Deals
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

BSNL has extended the deadline on its $4B GSM contracts as vendors struggle to meet its requirements

No, I'm Not Happy
Nearpoints | 5/4/2006

The recent vote on the IEEE 802.11n draft is no cause for celebration, and it shouldn’t be.

Top 10 Sci-Fi Films
Monkey Bidness | 5/4/2006

Though Criswell may disagree.

Vicki Warker, VP Marketing, Sprint Business Solutions
LRTV Interviews | 5/4/2006

Vicki Warker, VP of Marketing for Sprint Business Solutions, talks about Sprint's latest services and the evolution of its wireless network.

Sources: Packeteer Eyeing Tacit
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Sources say M&A is near to create 'complete' package of WAN optmization and WAFS

CALEA PSA
The Philter | 5/4/2006

CALEA compliance time is nigh.

Will Intel Trash Telecom?
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Among the questions facing Intel in its biggest reorg in years: What to do with all these networking products

Google Out of Valley WiFi Bid
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Organizers of a massive new Silicon Valley WiFi network say Google is playing in muni WiFi only for 'market research' reasons

DT Plans Acquisitions
News Analysis | 5/4/2006

Says it intends to remain Europe's number one telco and will make strategic acquisitions to keep it that way

Ethernet Expo: Europe 2006
LRTV Documentaries | 5/4/2006

Hundreds of service provider employees came to Light Reading's Ethernet Expo: Europe 2006 to discuss and debate Ethernet's progress inside of carrier networks

Frank Hanzlik, Managing Director, Wi-Fi Alliance
UNTV Interviews | 5/4/2006

Wi-Fi Alliance managing director Frank Hanzlik discusses the future of WiFi, beyond coffeeshop hotspots.

Wireless Mesh Networking: Ubiquity Now!
UNTV Documentaries | 5/3/2006

Municipal networks, wireless DSL, and mobile VOIP applications are driving a resurgence of wireless mesh technology as a way to provide low-cost broadband access services

Yogi Bear Gets a Cellphone
The Martin Chronicles | 5/3/2006

Feds plan more telecom infrastructure in the National Parks

Tropos Unveils Metro WiFi Spec
News Analysis | 5/3/2006

Meshmaker is introducing a homegrown specification designed to optimize client devices for muni WiFi networks

Symbol Demos New Mesh Gear
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2006

Symbol shows off all-encompassing wireless switch (and its little brother) at Interop

Whispers Shout Down JDSU
News Analysis | 5/3/2006

Stock drops after-hours as investors apparently wanted a surprise with the Q3 earnings

RFID Digs In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2006

From medical equipment to towel dispensers, embedded tags proliferate

Time Warner Cable Races Ahead
BroadBananas | 5/3/2006

While AT&T and Verizon are capturing headlines for their video rollout plans, Time Warner was busy capturing their customers.

MTN Buy Energizes EMEA M&A
News Analysis | 5/3/2006

MTN's $5.5B takeover of Investcom is a sign emerging markets in the Middle East and Africa are ripe for consolidation

What Analysts Do
Nearpoints | 5/3/2006

Well, duh, we analyze. But events sometimes remind us that we really should disclose to everyone how we do it

Vicki Warker, VP Marketing, Sprint Business Solutions
UNTV Interviews | 5/3/2006

Vicki Warker, VP of Marketing for Sprint Business Solutions, talks about Sprint's latest services and the evolution of its wireless network.

Now, That's Naughty!
The Philter | 5/3/2006

They call him 'Mr. Teats.'

Verizon: Wireless Funds Fiber
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2006

Q1 profits fell slightly, as wireless gains were offset by costs associated with buying MCI and rolling out a fiber network

Dan Lowden, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Wayport
UNTV Interviews | 5/3/2006

Now with more than 10,000 strategic locations worldwide and more than 12 million customer connections, Wayport Inc. weighs in on where the WiFi business is going next.

Brits Healthier Than US
Monkey Bidness | 5/3/2006

Gotta be the tea.

Craig Farrill, CEO, Kodiak Networks
LRTV Interviews | 5/3/2006

Craig Farrill, CEO of Kodiak Networks, talks about how the right kind of voice applications can drive mobile minutes usage up and give carriers a big advantage over free calling services, such as Skype.

Huawei Lands Another Euro Deal
News Analysis | 5/3/2006

Local loop unbundler Opal Telecom taps the vendor for multiservice access platforms and Ethernet switches

Support Picture Still Fuzzy on New Video Bills
News Analysis | 5/3/2006

The Senate's version of a new video franchise law, introduced Monday, leaves much of the franchising power in local hands

TW, Siemens Show Fixed Mobile Convergence
Cable Guy | 5/3/2006

Score one for Time Warner Cable and Siemens Communications. The two companies announced earlier today that they have demonstrated the integration of VoIP, mobile and Wi-Fi technologies to deliver fixed mobile convergence.

We Suck
The Philter | 5/2/2006

PR pro declares us 'useless.'

Interop's Wireless Hits
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Real-world apps take the stage over pie-in the-sky technologies

Here We Go Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Same defendant (RIM), different plaintiff (Visto) UPDATED 5/3 5:10PM

Verizon: Wireless Funds Fiber
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Verizon's Q1 profits fell slightly, as wireless gains were offset by costs associated with buying MCI and rolling out a fiber network

Vegas (Slight Return)
Jonestown | 5/2/2006

Can't get enough of this place.

Ubiquity Leads New Round of 21CN Deals
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

BT has started a new round of 21CN vendor engagements, focusing this time on service creation and development capabilities

Reliance Buoyed by Q4 Profits
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Reliance sets its sights on broadband expansion as profits and subscriber numbers rise

Mission Not Accomplished
Cutting Loose | 5/2/2006

While cell phone games stagnate, enterprise users await mobile services

GLOBALCOMM: Call for News
Globalcomm News Analysis | 5/2/2006

We're looking for potential stories and interview opportunities for GLOBALCOMM™ 2006

Verizon's Mike Tighe on the Financial Benefits of Ethernet for Enterprises
LRTV Master Class | 5/2/2006

Mike Tighe, Director of Strategy and Development for Verizon Business, looks at the evolution of Carrier Class Ethernet, how Enterprise businesses are currently using it and the positive impact that it now offers on the ROI of their IT investments.

Telco Print Is Dead
Red Panda | 5/2/2006

LR survey proves it. Sort of.

Siemens Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

Vendor to reduce its workforce by a further 1,000 staff as stiffening international competition continues to eat margins

Tut Tightens Belt in Tough IPTV Space
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

The IPTV headend player warns on sour Q1 results, names a new CFO, undergoes cost restructuring, and announces 'modest' layoffs

AT&T to Launch Lightspeed Next Month
News Analysis | 5/2/2006

AT&T will launch its great white hope, the fiber-based Project Lightspeed, in San Antonio next month

CableLabs Approves Four More Products
Cable Guy | 5/2/2006

In a quiet equipment testing round, CableLabs approved four more cable tech devices last month, including two voice modems, one cable modem termination system (CMTS) and one cable modem.

Both Sides Now
The Martin Chronicles | 5/1/2006

Visto wants to serve customers and sue competitors. Time to choose

Users Signal RFID Intentions
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2006

It's no longer just the likes of Wal-Mart that are looking at RFID technology

T-Mobile, Cable MSOs May Spend on Spectrum
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

An upcoming spectrum auction is expected to draw big bids from T-Mobile as well as several non-traditional bidders

Level 3 Takes TelCove
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

The buying spree continues, as Level 3 picks up competitive carrier TelCove for about $1.2B

Stalk a Stoner
Light Ranting | 5/1/2006

Surf the Internet, catch a stoner... get $50.

Meru-mor Mill
Jonestown | 5/1/2006

So what happened with Juniper?

Meru's Core Values
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2006

Startup unveils new products, CFO, $25M VC, and even utters the letters 'IPO'

10 Security Vendors You've Never Heard Of
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

Startups that look to fulfill a broad range of enterprise requirements

Foundry Claims Core Crown
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

The company claims its newest core router outdoes the Cisco CRS-1 and Juniper T640

Jury Vindicates Visto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2006

Sweeping judgment against Seven leads to new RIM patent suit UPDATED 4PM

The First Enterprise-Class MIMO AP
Nearpoints | 5/1/2006

Bluesocket has a new 'enterprise class' MIMO-based access point. Are things getting faster in the office?

Save This Blog
The Philter | 5/1/2006

Let's get political.

Aventail Eyes Mobile Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/1/2006

Startup looks to break away from the SSL VPN pack by locking down users' PDAs and smart phones

Spectrum for Safety: Is There Enough?
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

Nextel veteran Morgan O'Brien wants the FCC to set aside 30 MHz of valuable spectrum for public safety

CMP Launches Dark Reading
News Analysis | 5/1/2006

New Light Reading sister publication will be aimed squarely at covering enterprise security

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