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Siemens Prepares for China Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/20/2003

German vendor is bullish on prospects for contract awards from its joint venture developments in China

Ciena: 'Flat to Up'
News Analysis | 2/20/2003

Small sequential growth and 'flat to up' projections for the next quarter... but still bleeding cash

Mass Genuity Shutdown Cleared
News Analysis | 2/20/2003

The debtors of Genuity have court approval to discontinue over 300 contracts held by the carrier

Report Vaunts VOIP
News Analysis | 2/20/2003

Sage Research says IP telephony is living up to expectations of cost cutting and increased productivity

Russo Rules at Lucent
News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Pat Russo takes the chair at Lucent. Henry Schacht is gone. The stock may reverse split. Have things changed?

TMN, No More?
Column | 2/19/2003

TMN, No More? – Nicole Gillen

WLAN: The Four S's
LR Mobile Column | 2/19/2003

Thinking of a deploying a wireless LAN? Better consider the pitfalls for security and QOS first

Intel's Soft Center
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Intel is working on silicon that can handle multiple radio functions in a single chip, but don't hold yer breath!

Qwest: Decent Quarter, Drab Outlook
News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Execs see company getting its act together and positioned for growth -- too bad the economy's not cooperating

Lucent Faces UMTS Crunch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Telefónica Móviles trial comes to a head in the next two months with real enterprise users

Envara Envisions 802.11g
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2003

After three years without product, chip maker Envara is taking on the WLAN leaders

Cox Voice Gambit Pays Off
News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Could Cox Communications' reported telephony gains portend a cable invasion of the voice market?

In the Cannes: Clips From 3GSM
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2003

ARPU non! AMPU oui! (Plus: Mikey's got a long one)

Juniper's J20 Is Jumping
News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Juniper says that 25 carriers have bought the J20 GGSN since it was launched one year ago

Juniper's J20 Is Jumping
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Juniper says that 25 carriers have bought the J20 GGSN since it was launched one year ago

Mitsubishi Looks to 160-Gbit/s Future
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 2/19/2003

Japan's Mitsubishi aims to get an early lead developing components for 160 Gbit/s -- foolish or farsighted?

Velio Accelerates to 6.25-Gig
News Analysis | 2/18/2003

Velio says it taps better. That means it's the first to get to a pure 6.25-Gbit/s signal for copper backplanes

Cisco's Serious About IDS
News Analysis | 2/18/2003

Pitches another line of security offerings, with an emphasis on intrusion detection and protection

Nokia Claims Intelligence
News Analysis | 2/18/2003

Observers skeptical

Tellabs Ships Metro Crossconnect
News Analysis | 2/18/2003

6350 box has already attracted seven customers, and some 30 units are being shipped, says the company

Nokia Claims Intelligence
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/18/2003

Observers skeptical

Headcount: Snow Day
News Analysis | 2/18/2003

Firstwave owes; Luminous loses a CFO; Iolon, Axiowave, and Galian make cuts

Zhone Gets Eluminated
News Analysis | 2/18/2003

A range of access gear's going into the Zhone, but passive optical equipment will be left behind

WLAN, Wideband: Together?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/18/2003

TI suggests mixing up wireless WAN and LAN might be a winning combination for urban base stations

Vendors Push Carrier Upgrades
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/18/2003

Euro equipment vendors are using a fancy new VOIP application to pursuade US GPRS operators to upgrade their networks

Packet Design Reshuffled
News Analysis | 2/18/2003

R&D shop founded by Judy Estrin goes through another metamorphosis: It spawns two new companies

Poll: Options Tax Problems Are Common
News Analysis | 2/17/2003

15 percent of respondents in a Light Reading poll say they've got "huge problems" with nightmare tax bills

Lumenon's Last Chance?
News Analysis | 2/17/2003

CEO says it's very close to manufacturing, but can he fend off bankruptcy for long enough to prove it?

Listwin Urges Industry Love-In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/17/2003

Openwave boss opens Cannes event with appeal for cooperation… and the obligatory product plug

Nortel Targets Carrier VOIP Migration
News Analysis | 2/17/2003

The large incumbent and competitors push circuit-to-packet appeal with new VOIP products and services

Red-M or Dead-M?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/17/2003

Brit vendor vies to avoid becoming first victim of 802.11 startup shakeout UPDATED 11:30AM

WLAN Can Do
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/17/2003

The Pringles can has inspired a tasty looking long-range antenna for wireless LANs

Love Lost for Tellium
News Analysis | 2/14/2003

M&A guru Marc Weisberg has stepped down from his board seat. Bad news for those who wanted to sell?

No Relief for AMT Sufferers
News Analysis | 2/14/2003

Two years after the stock meltdown, workers affected by the Alternative Minimum Tax are finding little relief

Orange Hires Peacemaker
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2003

Yankee CEO brought in for rapprochement between French and UK wings, in an investor-friendly move

Mangrove CEO Goes Gaga Over GFP
News Analysis | 2/14/2003

Mangrove CEO hints his company is aiming to help carriers simplify provisioning and transport of data services

FCC Guru: RBOCs Will Win
News Analysis | 2/14/2003

Former FCC staff chief Blair Levin says Powell's got opponents, but he'll push his plan through

Will S.Lo Show at Aruba?
News Analysis | 2/14/2003

Unstrung's tracking developments at Aruba, which is looking for star power in a CEO... maybe Selina Lo?

S.Lo No Go as Aruba CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2003

Potential candidate for top job at Aruba 'too attractive' for the job. We hate when that happens to us...

Alloptic, Salira Close to New Funds
News Analysis | 2/14/2003

Ethernet-PON equipment makers expect big funding within weeks, reflecting solid progress. Who's buying?

Juniper Recaptures Market Share
News Analysis | 2/13/2003

New research says it gained share in the core router market for the first time in almost two years

Alcatel Takes a Fling at a Ring
News Analysis | 2/13/2003

Its collaboration with Native Networks gives it a metro Ethernet ring based on MPLS, not RPR

Corning Chops Wavelength Blocker
News Analysis | 2/13/2003

The wavelength switch and wavelength blocker are the latest casualties, which could bode ill for customers

Orange Gets a Flat
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2003

New GPRS tariff plan is good news for data-greedy corporates, but as usual the devil is in the small print

Intel Wants to Eat TI's Lunch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2003

Intel makes bold entrance into phone chip market: Be afraid, TI, be very afraid...

802.11 WLAN Shipments Double
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2003

Cisco takes No. 1 spot, but there's more to these numbers than meets the eye

Report Talks Up Secure VPN Prospects
News Analysis | 2/13/2003

Infonetics says N. American carrier spending on network-based secure VPN products will almost triple by 2007

Fujitsu Fuels Net Processor Hopes
News Analysis | 2/13/2003

Yet another OEM confesses to the use of network processors. Will others follow?

WLAN Switch Shakeout Looms?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/12/2003

It may be a tough ride for a gang of switch startups looking to make it in the enterprise WLAN world

Global Crossing Vets VOIP
News Analysis | 2/12/2003

Bankrupt carrier embraces a struggling technology: a ringing endorsement? Yes, say many

Cisco Adds to Access Arsenal
News Analysis | 2/12/2003

The 7301 is Cisco's latest router in its service provider CPE product line

Hanging Fire With the FCC
News Analysis | 2/12/2003

A new Optical Oracle report sez the gummint is gonna get bizzy with telecom

Firstwave's Lost Pay
News Analysis | 2/12/2003

DWDM equipment startup has shut its HQ after complaints from employees who say they weren't paid

Tellabs: Alcatel's Silent Partner at Sprint?
News Analysis | 2/12/2003

Tellabs is sharing a metro DWDM contract award at Sprint with Alcatel. Why's it kept mum?

GFP: Good For Positioning
Column | 2/12/2003

GFP: Good For Positioning — Scott Clavenna

Procket Talk Turns Up
News Analysis | 2/11/2003

The talk of the town is that Lucent is interested in partnering with Procket. Tall tales or the right stuff?

Alcatel Wins Sprint Metro DWDM Deal
News Analysis | 2/11/2003

Alcatel's set to be Sprint's North American DWDM supplier. Ciena looks to have lost out UPDATED 2/12 10:30AM

Bandwidth9 Goes Dark
News Analysis | 2/11/2003

The tunable laser firm cuts back operations as executives scramble to save the company

Finns EDGE In
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2003

Nokia is snuffling up EDGE deals -- albeit wee ones

Report: DSL Rules 'Triple Play' Market
News Analysis | 2/11/2003

Forget fiber! A new report says DSL will fuel the IP video services movement for the foreseeable future

Airespace Schtum on Switch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2003

Corporate motto: ‘Loose lips sink switch’

Siemens Plays Ball in China
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2003

Splashes out on sponsorship of national soccer team in bid to score big time in tech spending stakes

Ericsson's Integration Ignorance
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2003

It boasts of video telephone 'milestone' but can't answer network questions

Dreams of the DISA Deal
News Analysis | 2/11/2003

New $877M DOD network becomes the new focus for companies looking for government funds

Peregrine Completes Refunding
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2003

Chip firm closes its recapitalization round, broadens its scope as wireless network market becomes 'brutal'

Telecom Workers Take Control
News Analysis | 2/11/2003

After being shut down by company HQ, many employees are becoming their own bosses via buyouts or startups

MPLS Demo: Some Answers, Some MIAs
Supercomm News Analysis | 2/10/2003

Results are in from the latest MPLS interoperability demo, but where were all the vendors?

Giga-PON Ships Quietly
News Analysis | 2/10/2003

Flexlight says its gigabit PON is trialing internationally: a turning point? or just another signpost?

Headcount: Miller's Oranges
News Analysis | 2/10/2003

Maple closes, Xtera cuts, Celion retrenches, Allegro's still open, and Nortel promotes Morin

Intel Denies Dualmode Delay
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2003

Intel denies reports of 802.11a/b chipset delay, says Centrino is still on track for the first half of 2003

IPWireless Gets French Kiss
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2003

Infrastructure startup gets dream ticket deal: a reseller agreement with Alcatel

Silicon Access Nabs Huawei
News Analysis | 2/10/2003

Is a multisystem contract with the Chinese giant enough to guarantee the startup's survival?

Interoute Plans 802.11g Services
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2003

European service provider hopes to boost bandwidth useage by taking supercharged WLAN to the UK enterprise market

Tellabs, White Rock Getting Cozier
News Analysis | 2/7/2003

White Rock Networks' relationship with Tellabs may lead to an investment

Digital TV M&A Heats Up
News Analysis | 2/7/2003

Two acquisitions of digital TV technology hint at increased activity in the space

Report Disses Metro Core Marketing
News Analysis | 2/7/2003

CIR says metro core equipment vendors have poor marketing and positioning strategies

Cisco Wins Round 1 Against Huawei
News Analysis | 2/7/2003

Huawei yanks router sales in the US, but will Cisco's legal moves hurt its chances in China?

Qwest Comes Through for Corvis
News Analysis | 2/7/2003

Corvis's year-over-year revenues fall 89 percent, but its Qwest deal finally bears fruit

Marvell Goes Soft
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2003

The acquisition of Radlan brings software talent in-house, aimed at Ethernet, storage, and wireless products

Marvell Goes Soft
News Analysis | 2/6/2003

The acquisition of Radlan brings software talent in-house, aimed at Ethernet, storage, and wireless products

Sprint's Fun With the IRS
News Analysis | 2/6/2003

Sprint execs are having troubles with the Tax Man, and it's got the board in a pickle

Siemens Is Shaping Up
News Analysis | 2/6/2003

Its ICN division is getting its act together on its optical networking strategy, at last

Nokia's Fast Mover
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2003

This guy is fast, but it's not the land speed record he holds

Readers Take Shots at IP VPNs
News Analysis | 2/6/2003

Industry sources emerge from the woodwork with complaints about obstacles to VPN deployment

Bookham Nips and Tucks
News Analysis | 2/6/2003

Bookham plans to shed another 200 jobs in the UK because its homegrown products aren't selling well

Ericsson Replaces CEO
News Analysis | 2/6/2003

Swedish telecom giant replaces experienced CEO with outsider from the world of home security

Ericsson Replaces CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2003

Swedish telecom giant replaces experienced CEO with outsider from the world of home security

Nokia's Fast Mover
News Analysis | 2/6/2003

This guy sure is fast, but it's not the land speed record he holds

Poll: 61% Want WLAN Switch Now
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2003

Most Unstrung readers think the WLAN switch is an idea that's time has come

Nokia's Fast Mover
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2003

This guy is fast, but it's not the land speed record he holds

Vivace Looking at NTT, New CEO
News Analysis | 2/5/2003

NTT is interested in the product, and Alteon's former chief has manned a desk at the multiservice switch startup

What's Motorola Doing With NetPlane?
News Analysis | 2/5/2003

NetPlane's software will enable Motorola Computer Group to build bigger networking systems for OEMs

Softswitch Vendor Dodges Bullet
News Analysis | 2/5/2003

Verso is about to scoop up the assets of troubled softswitch vendor Clarent, but prognosis is still grim

How Fat is the OSS Market?
News Analysis | 2/5/2003

She's so fat, when she lies around the house, she lies around the house! But seriously...

Switch Tiff Heats Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2003

It's handbags at dawn, as WLAN infrastructure rivals dispute Vivato's definition of an 802.11 switch

The Other Powell Preps for FCC Vote
News Analysis | 2/5/2003

FCC to vote on whether or not to dismantle UNE-P regulations next week; tension on both sides mounts

Alcatel Profits From Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2003

Mobile networks division is making money, and growing, as fixed network businesses disappoint

Sprint Posts a Profit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2003

But Sprint PCS, the carrier’s wireless unit, reported a Q4 loss of $255 million, or 25 cents per share

Sprint Posts a Profit
News Analysis | 2/5/2003

Sprint posts a Q4 profit and says it will not cut total capital spending in 2003; no news on the management front

Axonlink: A New Take on Tunability
News Analysis | 2/5/2003

Could its tunable receiver technology be a breakthrough for access network equipment?

Cisco Profits Up, Outlook Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2003

The revenue outlook is 'flat to down' after a profitable quarter, but Chambers is bullish on storage and wireless

Cisco Profits Up, Outlook Down
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

The revenue outlook is 'flat to down' after a profitable quarter, but Chambers is bullish on storage and wireless

Atrica Closes in on Indian Deal
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

Sources say Atrica is taking its metro Ethernet solution to India, where it's close to signing with Reliance Telecom

WilTel Ordered to Pay $36M
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

A court ordered WilTel to dish up more than $36 million for a contract it has refused to pay since 2001

Vivace's Vying for Customers
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

Startup switch maker seen with BellSouth; had trials with WorldCom... Has either company written a check?

PicoChip Plays 3G Cost Ace
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2003

Chipset startup says its silicon can cut 3G base station design and production by tens of millions of dollars

MANs to Go Walkabout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2003

An IEEE spec will untether 802.16e networks from their fixed wireless roots -- and could spell competition for 802.11

Tropic Takes $20M, Looks to Partner
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

New funding brings total to $87M: Now, for that North American customer win, a partner is all that's needed

Alcatel Darkens the Mood
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

Investors can't see past the disappointing outlook for 2003; company plans to divest optronics division UPDATED 2/5 9:30AM

Optical Science Gets Spookier
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

Swiss scientists have teleported photons over a distance of 2 km, the longest distance yet achieved

Headcount: Happy Birthday!
News Analysis | 2/4/2003

Light Reading turns three! In other news: Things look bad at Digital Lightwave, Cenix, Vivace; better at Corona

Is a Lucent/Juniper Deal in the Works?
News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Lucent is looking at multiple vendors for partnerships -- and Juniper looks like the prime candidate for core IP

TeraChip's Retro Switch Silicon
News Analysis | 2/3/2003

It's dense and consumes low power, but does anybody want a chip that shares its memory?

Juniper Unveils Wireless B-RAS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Router incumbent looks to carve out a slice of the public wireless access market by adding 802.11 features to its B-RAS

Ericsson Stumbles Into 2003
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Results show network kit sales and margins under further pressure, as 3G kit revenues will increase at snail's pace

Tellabs CFO Jumps Ship
News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Joan Ryan is leaving for another job, and a replacement hasn't been found... Is a startup investment coming? UPDATED 4:30PM

Juniper Unveils Wireless B-RAS
News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Looks to carve out a slice of the public wireless access market by adding WLAN features to its B-RAS

Case Study: McGill University
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2003

The 'Harvard of the North' is rolling out a wireless LAN network to allow students to get online without the wait

NetScaler Scores in Content Switch Test
News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Extreme and WinCom also get kudos for proving their gear is ready for prime time in Light Reading's latest test

Calient Touts Government Test
News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Startup forks out $60,000 to have the Defense Department kick its tires

Sprint Faces Management Muddle
News Analysis | 2/3/2003

Sprint wants BellSouth's Gary Forsee to become its new CEO, but BellSouth says 'no go'

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