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F5 Busts Out With Big Numbers
News Analysis | 7/22/2004

Not all earnings news is dreary: F5 Networks beats estimates, raises guidance, and talks about its product plans

Agere Stung by 3G (Again)
News Analysis | 7/21/2004

Forecasting zero revenues from 3G chips this quarter, Agere continues to be haunted by the Hutchison 3G rollout

Agere Stung by 3G (Again)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2004

Forecasting zero revenues from 3G chips this quarter, Agere continues to be haunted by the Hutchison 3G rollout

Tellabs Calm Over AFC Hiccup
News Analysis | 7/21/2004

CEO plays down AFC's FTTP contract troubles with Verizon, says acquisition still makes sense

Lucent Follows Profit Path
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2004

Puts together its fourth consecutive quarter of profits and generates $100M in cash, mostly from mobile

Lucent Continues Down Profit Path
News Analysis | 7/21/2004

Puts together its fourth consecutive quarter of profits and generates $100M in cash, mostly from mobile

France Telecom in Scrap Over State Aid
News Analysis | 7/21/2004

France Telecom says the EC's decision that the carrier received illicit state aid 'lacks any economic or legal basis'

Report: Carriers Crave VOIP Gear
News Analysis | 7/21/2004

Spending on next-gen voice equipment to ramp up to $4.8 billion by 2007, according to Infonetics projections

Ericsson Impresses Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/21/2004

Swedish vendor talks up future growth off the back of Q2 profit

MCI Goes Ethernet Crazy
News Analysis | 7/20/2004

The IXC unveils an ambitious packet-network plan including Ethernet pipes and pseudowires at the customer premises

Lucent Lands Lambdas at Verizon
News Analysis | 7/20/2004

First big contract for the new long-haul platform shows carriers want ROADMs – and maybe 40 Gig?

Telcordia Sues Alcatel, Cisco, Lucent
News Analysis | 7/20/2004

Files patent infringement charges against three of the sector's biggest companies. Could others be in the firing line?

Orange Misses PTT Push
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/20/2004

Carrier lags on target date for launch of Europe’s first commercial PTT-type service

Sonus Soothes Numbers Nerves
News Analysis | 7/20/2004

Share price rebounds as softswitch vendor completes financial review and plans restatements

CacheLogic: Another P-Cube?
News Analysis | 7/19/2004

The startup says its software-based P2P traffic analyzer can compete with hardware-based appliances

Verizon's FTTP Texas Feeler
News Analysis | 7/19/2004

After spending like mad in Keller, Verizon promises phone and data service starting at $34.95 a month

Airespace Gets More VC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/19/2004

But rumors of the CEO's departure appear to be greatly exaggerated

Procket Reaches 'End of Life'
News Analysis | 7/19/2004

PRO/8800, we hardly knew ye: Cisco has made it official that the routers won't survive the acquisition

P-Cube Tiptoes Into the Top Ten
News Analysis | 7/19/2004

Now that Telica has reached the land of liquidity, we've added P-Cube to the Top Ten List

BT Talks Up FMCA
News Analysis | 7/19/2004

BT-led Fixed-Mobile Convergence Alliance joins the growing list of marketing, er, industry forums

Enterprises: We Want Our Ethernet!
News Analysis | 7/16/2004

Heavy Reading survey reveals crush of demand for services, but stingy enterprises want serious bang for the buck

Headcount: Fair Warning
News Analysis | 7/16/2004

Nortel predicts cost cutting, Cisco reorgs, Extel goes indirect, and much more

BT Talks Up FMCA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2004

BT-led Fixed-Mobile Convergence Alliance joins the growing list of marketing – er... industry forums

Telcordia Pockets Patent Payment
News Analysis | 7/16/2004

Telcordia's revenues continue to shrink, but Marconi settles an outstanding patent infringement payment of $21M

Appian Goes to Auction
News Analysis | 7/16/2004

Assets from the shuttered startup go on the block in October. Anybody need a foosball table?

PMC-Sierra Targets IP DSLAMs
News Analysis | 7/16/2004

Unannounced IP/ATM chip would target the wave of IP-based boxes expected to hit in 2006

P-Cube Eyes Incumbents
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/16/2004

Further partnerships expected following UTStarcom deal and Nortel scuttlebutt

Roving Planet Mixes It in Cities
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/15/2004

Its WLAN gear is targeting both public and private users in five municipalities

Cisco's Reorg: What It Means
News Analysis | 7/15/2004

Cisco looks to be putting on a more serious customer face as it puts a marketing specialist in the CTO chair

VocalTec Wakes Up
News Analysis | 7/15/2004

Vendor revamps its VOIP product portfolio, but it could be too little, too late

Juniper's Infranet Takes Baby Steps
News Analysis | 7/15/2004

The high-concept dream of ubiquitous QOS and security is gaining fans, but can it fly without Cisco?

ATM & MPLS Forums Merge
News Analysis | 7/15/2004

'I told you so' may be heard from folk who think MPLS has turned into another ATM anyhow

Corrigent Lands KDDI
News Analysis | 7/15/2004

Packet ADM specialist lands another deal with a Japanese carrier for triple-play network

Nokia Slumps on Q2 Results
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/15/2004

Stock plummets on 5% drop in sales

Skype Signs Up Carrier Partners
News Analysis | 7/15/2004

Set to announce carrier deals, including one with Level 3, for its planned commercial service

Verizon Wrangles Remote DSLAMs
News Analysis | 7/14/2004

RFP calls for remote DSLAMs for the carrier's out-of-reach customers, creating an opportunity for smaller vendors

WiMax: Last Mile Smiles
LR Mobile Column | 7/14/2004

WiMax: Last Mile Smiles It's hard not to be excited about WiMax – it may be the best thing that's happened to the fixed wireless access market since... well, forever

Marconi Moons Over Crescent
News Analysis | 7/14/2004

Vendor opens new development center and hires former Crescent CTO James Luciani

P2P Gets Serious
News Analysis | 7/14/2004

BitTorrent has replaced KaZaA as the P2P protocol of choice, and it's even being used for commercial applications

Siemens Sticks to WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2004

Says successful Alvarion partnership won’t affect development of its own WiMax kit

The Long Wait for WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/14/2004

Is the wait for WiMax certification causing carriers to delay investment?

Juniper Surprises With Q2
News Analysis | 7/13/2004

Blows past estimates, as CEO Kriens decries rumors of NetScreen trouble and preaches the Infranet Gospel

Pannaway's Colonial B-RAS
News Analysis | 7/13/2004

Shop of Cabletron refugees plots path through IP access market with new broadband router, historical outlook

Updates on Parade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2004

There's no rest for the wireless wonks at AirMagnet, Engim, and Meru as they update for the summer

Why Sonet Chips Are Sexy
Column | 7/13/2004

Tumbling chipset prices are having a HUGE effect on telecom infrastructure

VCs Pump $10M Into NexTone
News Analysis | 7/13/2004

Session border controller startup boosts its cash balance as it heads for showdown with major players

Shares Slump as Adtran Hits
News Analysis | 7/13/2004

The company meets expectations and executives tell a DSL growth story, but conservative guidance tempers enthusiasm

Lucent Scores $5B Verizon Deal
News Analysis | 7/13/2004

Wins massive upgrade contract for carrier’s wireless voice and data network

Lucent Scores $5B Verizon Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/13/2004

Wins massive upgrade contract for carrier’s wireless voice and data network

A Whole Pack of Leaders
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/13/2004

In the market for 3G wireless kit, the big names are divided by razor-thin mindshare margins

Is MCI About to Be Bought?
News Analysis | 7/13/2004

No, reckons Lehman analyst, as WilTel's owner asks permission to buy a majority stake

SBC Plan: Upside for Adtran?
News Analysis | 7/12/2004

Analyst says that, thanks to SBC's FTTN plans, Adtran could be set to clean up in the remote DSLAM market

Italians & Triple Play: It's Amore
News Analysis | 7/12/2004

Strong growth at Italian upstart operator eBiscom, a.k.a. FastWeb, should encourage other triple-play hopefuls

LightPointe Expands Huawei Deal
News Analysis | 7/12/2004

Companies to collaborate in regions beyond China, as LightPointe claims free-space optics is catching on

MCI to Ebbers: Timberrr!
News Analysis | 7/12/2004

MCI wants the $340M it's owed by Bernie Ebbers – right now! It may all hinge on some Southern backwoods

Artimi Targets Single-Chip UWB
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2004

Startup raises $14M and says it will be first to ship single-chip UWB silicon

The Cloud Drifts Off
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2004

UK hotspot biz breaks from parent company and looks to loom over the continent

Lucent Waffles on WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/12/2004

Network incumbent says it's working on the technology but won’t reveal specifics

Corvil: Another Cisco Secret?
News Analysis | 7/12/2004

The Irish startup is announcing products today that could end up inside Cisco routers

3G: Startups Need Grownups
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2004

New Heavy Reading report shows that startups can make a splash in the infrastructure biz – with the right partner

NetLogic Sags on Debut
News Analysis | 7/9/2004

Shareholders seem indifferent as the search-engine chip vendor launches its IPO at $12 per share

RPR Group May Swim Through 'Flooding'
News Analysis | 7/9/2004

With the standard completed, the 802.17 working group may consider some Layer 2 touch-ups

ETSI Drives Convergence Standard
News Analysis | 7/9/2004

European standards body could help ITU hit a deadline for next-gen network standards

GAO: Defense Blows Billions
News Analysis | 7/9/2004

Can the US Department of Defense learn from Wal-Mart? A new GAO report says it should, 'cause it's wasting billions

Nortel Named in Big Indian Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/9/2004

Canadian vendor linked to $1B GSM network expansion deal

Hyperchip Trims, Hunts for Funds
News Analysis | 7/9/2004

Core routing startup cuts staff again but may have cleared a funding obstacle in the process

Riverstone Misses SEC Deadlines
News Analysis | 7/9/2004

Misses the SEC deadline for filing its Q1 results, says it needs more time for restatements

Headcount: The World Needs People
News Analysis | 7/8/2004

Vogt vacates Tekelec, Movaz has HR issues, Navini massages the roster, and more

WiMax: How Far? How Fast?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2004

...and while we're at it, how long is a piece of string?

Extreme Tunes Up Metro Strategy
News Analysis | 7/8/2004

To help its standing in metro Ethernet, Extreme is rolling out new technology and pushing standards

Cisco's Parc Purchase: An MPLS Play
News Analysis | 7/8/2004

Cisco buys startup Parc Technologies for $9M to get specialized MPLS software. Expect more moves to come

Boston See Party
Column | 7/8/2004

Spirits are high and the traffic is heavy in Beantown

Industry Forums: Useful or Useless?
News Analysis | 7/8/2004

Take a poll on how much influence industry forums have on telecom technology developments

Network Market Faces Fall
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/8/2004

Analyst firm warns of revenue decline for cellular infrastructure market

Is Micromuse Ripe for the Picking?
News Analysis | 7/8/2004

As valuation plummets following revenue warning, the OSS and management software firm could attract acquirers

WiMax Gets All Meshed Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/7/2004

Startups plot using new 802.16d fixed wireless tech as the glue for wireless LAN mesh networks

Newport Still Believes in Fiber
News Analysis | 7/7/2004

$300M Spectra-Physics acquisition takes Newport away from telecom, but the company isn't giving up on fiber optics

Starent Prepping for IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/7/2004

Industry scuttlebutt cites wireless router startup as an imminent IPO prospect

SBC: ROADM Search Ain't Over
News Analysis | 7/7/2004

Carrier says there's been no ROADM contract award, but sources say the short list is still extremely short

Vendors Detail Gear in BT VOIP Trials
News Analysis | 7/7/2004

Alcatel, ECI, Marconi, Siemens explain their involvement in trials for BT's 21st Century Network project

Flarion Confirms Telstra Trial
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/7/2004

But both parties remain down low on outback Internet deal

Scotland Does the Startup Shuffle
News Analysis | 7/7/2004

Scotland funds a new optoelectronics incubator; components startup Kamelian runs into trouble

Marconi Closes In on Zero Debt
News Analysis | 7/7/2004

Sells power and plant business for $375 million in cash that will be used to cut its debt to about $100 million

Atheros: ARMed for Phones?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2004

Analysts see 802.11/cellular potential in ARM deal

OnFiber Finds $12M
News Analysis | 7/6/2004

Metro carrier still hasn't found profitability, but its investors are pumping in more cash

Japanese Market to Mushroom
News Analysis | 7/6/2004

Japan's government predicts that broadband growth will push the telecom market to $800 billion by 2010

Sonet Chips Aim for the Edge
News Analysis | 7/6/2004

A flurry of new Sonet/SDH chips are included in a Light Reading Insider survey

China Moves May Hit Vendors
News Analysis | 7/6/2004

Analysts concerned by prospect of consolidation in the country’s carrier market

China Moves May Hit Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2004

Analysts concerned by prospect of consolidation in the country’s carrier market

ITU Mounts Convergence Rush
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/6/2004

Carriers plan to put the squeeze on suppliers by establishing global standards for converged fixed/mobile infrastructure

ITU Puts Convergence Center Stage
News Analysis | 7/6/2004

Carriers plan to put the squeeze on suppliers by establishing global standards for converged infrastructure

Big Bear Hunts 10GigE Market
News Analysis | 7/6/2004

The dispersion compensation specialist is the latest to extend 10-Gig Ethernet to 80 km

Venezuela Plans New Fiber Rollout
News Analysis | 7/5/2004

Government to launch national service provider to rival private incumbents, says country's president

Spying Is Rife, Says Poll
News Analysis | 7/5/2004

Light Reading poll shows low-level industrial espionage is commonplace in the telecom industry

Why Fly With WiFi?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/5/2004

Unstrung poll hints at a shaky future for WLAN services aboard aircraft

Lucent Invests in Conceptual R&D
News Analysis | 7/5/2004

New research center to focus on efficient and environmentally-friendly product design and delivery

Tropos Does Chaska Cheap
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2004

Residents of a Minnesota town have signed up for its wireless broadband service

Carriers, Cisco Boost OIF
News Analysis | 7/2/2004

Backing from major carriers and the router giant is boosting the OIF's optical networking provisioning standards

Russian Market in Rude Health
News Analysis | 7/2/2004

Incumbent Rostelecom is earning and spending more, as are its budding competitors in the long-distance market

In-Building Set to Boom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/2/2004

Unstrung poll finds market prepped for mainstream success

Nortel Wants Its Bonuses Back
News Analysis | 7/2/2004

Embattled vendor says it will ask for its money back from staff who 'acted improperly'

Alcatel Sticks to Core Plans
News Analysis | 7/2/2004

The former TiMetra CEO expounds on why the 7750 suits the core, and why Alcatel won't seek a Procket-like product

Airespace: MISO Soup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2004

How many antennas? Wireless purists may be arguing over the finer points of MIMO versus MISO

Report Details VOIP OAM Progress
News Analysis | 7/1/2004

Light Reading report spells out QOS, resilience, and management developments in the ITU and IETF

Cisco Grabs a Guinness
News Analysis | 7/1/2004

According to Guinness, the '92-Tbit/s' CRS-1 is now officially the world's highest capacity router – but is it really?

Eurosqueeze Hits Colt's Outlook
News Analysis | 7/1/2004

Colt's been buffeted by an overcrowded Euro market, but that doesn't make it any more of an acquisition target

Alcatel Linked to CDMA 450
LR Mobile News Analysis | 7/1/2004

Scuttlebutt suggests French incumbent is considering market entry

ZTE HK IPO OK'd
News Analysis | 7/1/2004

...again. Chinese vendor has approval to list on Hong Kong exchange, but it's been down this path before

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