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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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