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Class Trip to the VZW Store
Raynman | 10/31/2007

It was a trick, not a treat

FCC Bans Cable MDU Lockups
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/31/2007

Ruling intends to open up the MDU video marketplace, but one commissioner believes the ban is vulnerable to an appeal

BigBand for Sale?
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/31/2007

Company's decision to 'retire' its CMTS line is fueling speculation that the digital video specialist is prepping for a possible sale

AlcaLu Revamps Its Carrier Business
News Analysis | 10/31/2007

The Alcatel-Lucent revamp sees its Carrier Business Group reorganized into seven units, with GSM and WCDMA surviving the shuffle

Halloween News
Red Panda | 10/31/2007

This is scary stuff

FastWeb Fights TI
EuroBlog | 10/31/2007

FastWeb charges Telecom Italia with illegal win-back tactics

NextPoint Networks
Peer Pressure | 10/31/2007

The domain registry provides some clues

NexTone-Reef Point Merger (Still) Coming
News Analysis | 10/31/2007

NexTone and Reef Point are still on track to combine, our sources say

Web 2.0 @Work
The Philter | 10/31/2007

Corporations bog down the promise of Web 2.0

Cisco's Connected Life
Craig's A-List | 10/31/2007

Contest winners: the good, the bad, the scary

Comcast's Record Quarter
BroadBananas | 10/31/2007

Q3 results generally met analyst expectations, but subscriber results were disappointing

Happy Halloween
Jonestown | 10/31/2007

I'm not dressing as an iPhone, are you?

Syncing With Google
MO Content | 10/31/2007

New Gmail update offers synchronization across devices

Femtocells & Me
Wireless Bits | 10/31/2007

In which we prove it's 'idiot-proof'

Ofcom Opposes Euro FCC
EuroBlog | 10/31/2007

And you can keep your euro, too

UbiquiSys Gets Google Boost
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/31/2007

With Google's backing, UbiquiSys ramps up for femtocell mass production and user trials

Quake
Craig's A-List | 10/31/2007

Judges give it a 5.6

Russo Shakes Up AlcaLu's Top Team
News Analysis | 10/31/2007

Two of Alcatel-Lucent's senior management team are leaving, including the CFO, and there could be more

AlcaLu Cuts 4,000 More Jobs
News Analysis | 10/31/2007

Alcatel-Lucent takes its headcount reduction up to 16,500 in an effort to boost its bottom line as the vendor announces a Q3 loss

The G-Phone Cometh
Jonestown | 10/30/2007

Do you care?

BigBand Terminates CMTS
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/30/2007

Layoffs of 15% hit the cable equipment firm as its Cuda line gets 'retired'

Airvana Talks 4G & Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/30/2007

The CDMA vendor might expand beyond its core technology as the wireless market moves to 4G

CACS: Be Patient
Raynman | 10/30/2007

M&A could take 60 to 90 days

'Allo Gobi
Cutting Loose | 10/30/2007

Qualcomm's new multi-cellular laptop chipset should light a fire under Intel

Xbox IPTV Frenzy
Craig's A-List | 10/30/2007

Oh, so close

A Quick Close?
The Bauminator | 10/30/2007

Absent of rival bids and upset shareholders, it appears the marriage between Arris and C-COR may be consummated quicker than expected

InfoVista Dips Into DPI
EuroBlog | 10/30/2007

OSS firm buys into the packet inspection fraternity

Qwest to Spend up to $300M on FTTN
News Analysis | 10/30/2007

Qwest plans to pass an additional 1.5 million homes with fiber to the node

Vodafone Picks Femto Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/30/2007

Vodafone makes femtocell vendor choices while others near supplier selections

Imagine Nets Fresh Funding
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/30/2007

B round brings in $15 million for Imagine's spectrum-saving technology

Tom the Elder?
Red Panda | 10/30/2007

Breaking News: MySpace's Tom just aged five years

Embarq Mythbuster
The Philter | 10/30/2007

Good PR does exist

Trick or Treat for Russo?
News Analysis | 10/30/2007

Alcatel-Lucent CEO is presenting a revised business plan to her board today before making a Halloween earnings presentation

Squirrels Are Safe
Monkey Bidness | 10/30/2007

Blenders, not so much

Ericsson Faces Investor Lawsuit
EuroBlog | 10/30/2007

Profits warning leads to class action suit

NexTone-Reef Point Merger in Works
News Analysis | 10/29/2007

Sources say the companies will announce a merger later this week

Cisco's Triple Play
Craig's A-List | 10/29/2007

Big plans for India get bigger

Slideshow: TelcoTV 2007, Part II
Slide Shows | 10/29/2007

More pics and pans from last week's TelcoTV show in Atlanta

Iliad Tempers Its FTTH Target
News Analysis | 10/29/2007

French operator is now aiming to pass 241,000 homes in Paris with its FTTH offer by the end of this year

Trick or Treat
The Bauminator | 10/29/2007

An expected FCC ruling on Halloween could put a scare into cable's MDU service strategies

Covad Goes Platinum
News Analysis | 10/29/2007

Private equity firm Platinum Equity is set to acquire Covad for $304M, nearly a 60% premium

iPhone Everywhere
Jonestown | 10/29/2007

A dog's life for the cult gadget

AlcaLu Sells Avanex Stake
News Analysis | 10/29/2007

The book closes on a bit of optical components history, as Pirelli buys a piece of the former Alcatel Optronics

3 Launches Skypephone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/29/2007

3 and Skype launch cheap 3G phone that offers inexpensive calls for subscribers

Come Fly With Us
Craig's A-List | 10/29/2007

Is it wrong to envy Boise?

Sorry, Haters: Wireless Mesh Soldiers On
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/29/2007

In defiance of all the negative hype surrounding muni WiFi busts, the outdoor wireless mesh market is still growing strong

Apple's $800 iPhone
Jonestown | 10/29/2007

Analyst raises estimates on how much Apple is making from AT&T's sales of the iPhone

Chinese WiMax Standoff Brewing?
Wireless Bits | 10/29/2007

Squabbles arise as Chinese further delay 3G rollouts

Verizon's Profits Slip in Q3
News Analysis | 10/29/2007

Verizon's net income falls 34 percent in Q3, but the company continues to show strong growth in wireless and FiOS TV

Mollusc News Flash
Monkey Bidness | 10/29/2007

Shakespearian chowder

Verizon Previews FiOS Future
News Analysis | 10/29/2007

Verizon shows off some FiOS TV applications still in the R&D phase

Oracle Lets BEA Go
EuroBlog | 10/29/2007

Oracle's takeover offer expires, leaving BEA hanging

Mounted Lobster
Jonestown | 10/26/2007

Haven't you always wanted a crustacean on your wall?

'Open Access' Gets Closer
Wireless Bits | 10/26/2007

Obstacles to 'open access' in the 700MHz C-band lessen

Slideshow: TelcoTV 2007, Part I
Slide Shows | 10/26/2007

All you need to enjoy Atlanta is a long lense and a smile

Buy Excuses Online!
Red Panda | 10/26/2007

'Click here to lose your job'

CTIA: Creating the Next YouTube
MO Content | 10/26/2007

Much of the hot news in mobile content happened behind closed doors at CTIA

Startup Targets IPTV Ads
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/26/2007

Packet Vision wants to make ad insertion a service, rather than just selling gear

MoCA Abroad
Craig's A-List | 10/26/2007

Asia market vs. geek market

Q3 Tales
Craig's A-List | 10/26/2007

Foundry, Ikanos, Bookham: dealin' heat

Vonage Settles With Verizon
News Analysis | 10/26/2007

After settling its second patent dispute in a month, Vonage shares soar

Sprint Adds Mobile Laptop Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2007

Wireless carrier is first to distribute Alcatel-Lucent's Laptop Guardian connection card

News Travels Fast
Monkey Bidness | 10/26/2007

Deckchairs rearranged at record pace

IPTV's Ad World
The Philter | 10/26/2007

Targeted ads are tempting the telcos

Larry's Router Rant
Column | 10/26/2007

Internet pioneer Larry Roberts is back with a diatribe on the shortcomings of current IP routing technology

A Mashup Emmy?
The Philter | 10/26/2007

Broadband content producers: Take a bow

Moto's Signs of Hope
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/25/2007

Profits drop the struggling phone vendor, but analysts see a better Q4 ahead

TelcoTV: Spot the Trend
Craig's A-List | 10/25/2007

Here's a hot topic from the show

Calix Rooms With Microsoft
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/25/2007

The access vendor becomes the second company to license Microsoft's Mediaroom platform for IPTV

SerDes Pays Off
Craig's A-List | 10/25/2007

Aeluros makes its $57M exit

Phome.com Lives!
MO Content | 10/25/2007

It seems ex-Openwavers are the people behind the next generation of mobile content

Redneck Tradeshow
Raynman | 10/25/2007

Mullets, Bud Lite, HS Football, and TelcoTV

Telcos Face IPTV Middleware Muddle
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/25/2007

Middleware remains an issue for telcos looking to roll out IPTV services

Ericsson CFO Steps Down
News Analysis | 10/25/2007

Swedish vendor's CFO resigns following surprise Q3 profit slump

Acme Shuffle
Craig's A-List | 10/25/2007

Getting out of Cisco's way?

Nokia Siemens to Acquire Atrica
News Analysis | 10/25/2007

The carrier Ethernet specialist finally finds a buyer, and, as expected, it's Nokia Siemens Networks

Huey, Dewey & Unca Sam
Monkey Bidness | 10/25/2007

Please... no more fairy dust... I beg you...

France Telecom Boasts Q3 Growth
News Analysis | 10/25/2007

French incumbent's share price climbs more than 6% on better-than-expected revenue growth

JDSU Goes to Court
Craig's A-List | 10/25/2007

The ghosts of 2000 rise again

Dr Roberts: The Internet's in Trouble
News Analysis | 10/25/2007

Networking pioneer Larry Roberts says routing economics could threaten the Internet's future

EchoStar's IPTV Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/25/2007

EchoStar has thrown its hat into the IPTV ring. Would a potential AT&T acquisition hurt or help this venture?

CTIA Show Reel No.1
Jonestown | 10/25/2007

The wireless show with two faces: Dr Jekyll & Mr Mild

TelcoTV: Verizon Targets Ads
Craig's A-List | 10/24/2007

FiOS's owners want to try ad insertion

Telcos: IPTV Needs FTTH
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/24/2007

Verizon and others at TelcoTV praise the benefits of FTTH

Facebook (Geezer Edition)
MO Content | 10/24/2007

RIM and Facebook make eyes at wireless show, Google waits in the wings

Terrorist Buster
Monkey Bidness | 10/24/2007

Who ya' gonna call?

AT&T's 3 Screens Update
Raynman | 10/24/2007

Are they getting any closer to the Holy Grail?

Cablevision Shareholders Reject Dolan Bid
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/24/2007

The latest bid to take Cablevision private gets voted down

TelcoTV: Seeing Starz
Craig's A-List | 10/24/2007

A plea for à la carte?

3's Free Videos
MO Content | 10/24/2007

Watch an ad, see a video for free

Post Office Delivers Broadband
EuroBlog | 10/24/2007

But don't try asking for stamps

WiMax & French Politics
Wireless Bits | 10/24/2007

Bolloré has friends in high places

Broadcom Drops
Craig's A-List | 10/24/2007

That cellphone business is killer

AT&T Shows Off IPTV Tricks
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/24/2007

AT&T's TelcoTV keynote included some present and future interactive services on U-verse TV

TelcoTV in Space
Peer Pressure | 10/24/2007

Channeling JFK at TelcoTV

Xtera Gets WAN Widget
The Philter | 10/24/2007

In other news, Xtera's still alive

Optics Gone Wild
BroadBananas | 10/24/2007

This email caught my attention with a novel marketing claim

Infinera Momentum Continues
News Analysis | 10/24/2007

Infinera posted continued sales momentum and an increasingly diverse customer base in the third quarter

Telefónica Gets Green Light for TI Stake
News Analysis | 10/24/2007

Telefónica's bid for a 10% stake in Telecom Italia won final regulatory approval

Restless Leg Syndrome
Jonestown | 10/24/2007

Pull the other one!

The TelcoTV Question
Craig's A-List | 10/24/2007

If they build it, will you care?

Rural Telcos Say Video's Worth It
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/24/2007

Rural telephone companies here say providing TV service is worth all the headaches

How Much Will Cisco Change WiMax?
Cutting Loose | 10/23/2007

As expected, Cisco buys Navini; will it change the nascent market for wireless broadband?

Juniper Reports Strong Quarter
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/23/2007

Equipment vendor beats the street on strong routing and SLT sales

Monkey Assassins
Monkey Bidness | 10/23/2007

It's banano-fascist awareness week

Level 3 Integration Aches Continue
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/23/2007

Level 3 shares fell more than 20 percent after integration problems forced the company to revise its forecast

Verizon Seeing 20/20
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/23/2007

Now offering symmetrical bandwidth with upload speeds on FiOS being notched up to 20 Mbit/s in NY, NJ, and CT

Travel-Size Toilet
Red Panda | 10/23/2007

When ya gotta go...

Sybase Takes iPhone Email Corporate
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2007

Mobile software firm develops a secure broker between the iPhone's public email connections and the corporate world

Africa Growth Boosts Millicom's Q3
News Analysis | 10/23/2007

Emerging-markets mobile carrier beats expectations with strong Q3 numbers, driven by growth in Africa

TIM Launches HSPA
Wireless Bits | 10/23/2007

TIM offers mobile broadband and new Internet tariff

PVR & VOD Perfect Together
Peer Pressure | 10/23/2007

They're the keys to customer satisfaction

Fun With FTTH Data
Raynman | 10/23/2007

Numbers don't lie

Bebo Goes Mobile
MO Content | 10/23/2007

Frodo is next

FT Wants Open Ducts
EuroBlog | 10/23/2007

France Telecom calls for open access to fiber ducts

Ethos Claims Ethernet Answers
News Analysis | 10/23/2007

Another $8M in funding comes to a carrier-class Ethernet startup that's older than you think

CTIA: Blue Sky, Box Walls
Jonestown | 10/23/2007

Stuck inside a hotel with the mobile blues again

Tellabs Whipped by Weak Wireless Demand
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/23/2007

The company disappointed with lower earnings and revenues due to weakness in the North American wireless market

Cisco Buys Navini for $330M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/23/2007

Cisco buys into WiMax with the acquisition of Navini Networks for $330 million

TelcoTV Questions
The Philter | 10/23/2007

Some notes on my march through Atlanta

Ethernet Expo: More Cowbell
Craig's A-List | 10/23/2007

Yeah, we're milking this thing

AT&T Sees iPhone Pop in Q3
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/23/2007

AT&T added a record 2 million wireless subscribers in the third quarter of 2007

France Unlocks the iPhone
MO Content | 10/23/2007

Orange must sell unlocked iPhones

Sour Note
The Philter | 10/23/2007

How long will BigBand keep its current CEO?

Cisco Buys Navini
The Philter | 10/23/2007

WiMax is no longer a blind spot for Cisco

The Bleeding Lights
Light Ranting | 10/22/2007

The Top 10 Awards we didn't hand out last week

Alexander Squeezes Into Orange UK Job
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/22/2007

France Telecom hires former Virgin Mobile CEO to lead Orange UK

ADC Doubles Down on Wireless
News Analysis | 10/22/2007

The proposed $169M acquisition of LGC Wireless pushes ADC into the indoor access market

America Has a Fat ARPU
MO Content | 10/22/2007

3G takeup means the US now leads the world in average data revenues

India's Telcos Hit 250M Subs
News Analysis | 10/22/2007

Ahead of plan, Indian telecom operators surpass their goal of 250M subscribers

Cisco Employees Released
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/22/2007

The head of Cisco's Brazilian operations is among those freed by police as a federal investigation continues

Sifting Through the RFOG
Cable Guy | 10/22/2007

The cable industry may have just gained another acronym

MusicStation Goes to Asia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2007

Hutchison 3G offers the music download service at less than half the price that European operators charge

AT&T Sues Vonage
News Analysis | 10/22/2007

AT&T becomes the third major carrier this year to sue Vonage for patent infringement

T-Mobile Eyeing 3?
EuroBlog | 10/22/2007

German magazine reports T-Mobile interest in 3 Italia

Skype Phone Soon
MO Content | 10/22/2007

Skype will unveil mobile phone soon – report

MetroPCS Sues Merrill Lynch
Jonestown | 10/22/2007

Will it have an effect on M&A chatter?

Mavrelous Favre
Monkey Bidness | 10/19/2007

Most overrated evre

Jump Unstrung
Jonestown | 10/19/2007

Or, more musical misadventures

Comcast & P2P, Redux
Peer Pressure | 10/19/2007

The AP reports what everyone already knew

Backhaul Bits
Craig's A-List | 10/19/2007

Fiber and copper and whatever's in between

Slideshow: Ethernet Expo 2007, Part II
Slide Shows | 10/19/2007

More snapshots from our Ethernet Expo event in NYC

Another Medical Tradeoff
Monkey Bidness | 10/19/2007

You can forget the sweet nothings

Applications, Access Challenge Ethernet
News Analysis | 10/19/2007

Applications integration promises to be tomorrow's hot topic, while fiber reach and E-NNI remain big today

Reliance Gets GSM Nod
News Analysis | 10/19/2007

Indian CDMA operators have received approval to roll out GSM-based services

BSNL Wants GEPON, WiMax Gear
News Analysis | 10/19/2007

Indian national operator BSNL has issued an RFP for GEPON gear and looks set to issue a new WiMax tender in the coming weeks

Comcast Looking to Overtake Embarq
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/19/2007

Comcast could ring in '08 as the fourth largest residential phone service provider in the US, and goose growth with new features

A Hint of Polish IPO
EuroBlog | 10/19/2007

Shares in Poland's Dialog might be up for grabs soon

WiMax Wins ITU Approval
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2007

Official status as an IMT-2000 standard paves the way for mobile WiMax deployments

MoCA Upgraded
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/19/2007

New 1.1 version cooks in faster throughputs, QOS mechanisms for high-def video, and wider network coverage

Ethernet Expo 2007
LRTV Documentaries | 10/19/2007

Ethernet Expo highlights

Greenpeace's Beef With Apple
Jonestown | 10/18/2007

Environmental group details iPhone concerns

Ekinops Raises Funds
News Analysis | 10/18/2007

The optical startup gets $20 million in a second round of funding in an effort to expand its European and North American operations

Multimedia Phones Have Arrived
MO Content | 10/18/2007

But where are the applications?

Phone Sales Keep Climbing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2007

Nokia and the Apple iPhone help to lift third-quarter handset sales

The Week Ahead
The Bauminator | 10/18/2007

I'm leaving the news cockpit for a week, but here are a few things on tap next week in cableland

NSN Products Face Further Cuts
News Analysis | 10/18/2007

Nokia Siemens Networks will slim down its product portfolio further to achieve its additional €500M in annual cost cuts

Avici Profits Rise, Stock Falls
News Analysis | 10/18/2007

Stock slips due to uncertainty over its transition from the core router market to its new software control plane venture

HR Awards Top Ethernet Providers
News Analysis | 10/18/2007

Four carriers take home the top three honors at Heavy Reading's annual awards

BT Gets Windy
EuroBlog | 10/18/2007

British incumbent wants to harvest the wind

iPhone to Get Third Party Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2007

Jobs says Apple will have a third party developers kit in February 2008

Slideshow: Ethernet Expo 2007, Part I
Slide Shows | 10/18/2007

Some snapshots from the show floor at Ethernet Expo

Martin Mulls 'Multicast Must-Carry'
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/18/2007

FCC Chair wants broadcasters to offer multiple digital services over the air but believes success will hinge on guaranteed cable carriage

Weather Report: Greek M&A
EuroBlog | 10/18/2007

Weather Investments adds to its Greek assets

NSN Improves, Confirms Extra Cuts
News Analysis | 10/18/2007

Nokia Siemens Networks sees its revenues rise and operating loss narrow in Q3, but an extra €500M is still to be cut

Cisco WiMax: Why Not?
Wireless Bits | 10/17/2007

Plenty of people are ready to weigh in on Unstrung's recent Cisco WiMax coverage

Priest Presley
Red Panda | 10/17/2007

'Father has left the building'

Mintera Adds Cash, Partner
News Analysis | 10/17/2007

40-Gig optical vendor gets $19 million from strategic partner JDSU and others

Clearing the Voice-to-Video Chasm
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/17/2007

As the Web 2.0 revolution lays siege to the telecom industry, you must beware of Geeks bearing benchmarks.

Tejas Pockets $24M Fifth Round
News Analysis | 10/17/2007

Goldman Sachs invests $24 million in Indian optical networking vendor

NCTA Pulls for Dual-Carriage Exemptions
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/17/2007

The FCC's recent mandate needs to make exceptions for some small operators, the NCTA chief says

Slovenia Attracts M&A Action
News Analysis | 10/17/2007

Telekom Slovenije expands into Albania with an ISP investment as suitors queue up to buy a slice of the Slovenian incumbent operator

Dolan Family Won't Budge
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/17/2007

As opposition mounts, Cablevision says it still wants to go ahead with a privatization deal

Cisco's Brazilian Offices Raided
News Analysis | 10/17/2007

Authorities reportedly have made 40 arrests related to an alleged scheme of tax evasion

Fuzzy Reception for Mobile TV
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/17/2007

Mobile TV viewing is low in the US and Europe, but the introduction of mobile broadcast networks could increase usage

Fiber to the Hairpiece
Raynman | 10/17/2007

FiOS comes to Trump

Cisco MIA
Craig's A-List | 10/17/2007

Ethernet Expo: Look who's missing

Arris Upgraded
Peer Pressure | 10/17/2007

LR leads, and Wall Street follows?

This BUD's for You
BroadBananas | 10/17/2007

Novel uses for Big Ugly Dishes

'C' Is for Cable
The Bauminator | 10/17/2007

That's good enough for me...

Spanish Collusion
EuroBlog | 10/17/2007

Spanish mobile operators under investigation for price fixing

Avici Amped Up for Soapstone Launch
News Analysis | 10/17/2007

Avici says its Soapstone control plane software has drawn attention from carriers interested in its PBT management capabilities

Mobile TV Bid Blues
MO Content | 10/17/2007

German carriers miss out on mobile TV platform bid

Contentinople Updates
Contentinople | 10/16/2007

Digital content news

WiFi Coming to US Skies?
Cutting Loose | 10/16/2007

2008 looks like it might – finally – be the year WiFi goes airborne in the US

Slideshow: Leading Lights Awards 2007
Slide Shows | 10/16/2007

A picture perfect evening captured in – wait for it – pictures

Ethernet's Missing Pieces
News Analysis | 10/16/2007

Carrier Ethernet still has plenty of holes to patch, an AT&T keynoter says

Ethernet & The Street
Peer Pressure | 10/16/2007

Is Wall Street missing out on the Ethernet story?

iPhone Déjà Vu
MO Content | 10/16/2007

Orange gets the iPhone

No Stairway!
MO Content | 10/16/2007

Led Zep goes mobile

iPhone Toxicity Allegations
Jonestown | 10/16/2007

California's Center for Environmental Health files notice

Verizon Expands Euro Ethernet
News Analysis | 10/16/2007

Verizon Business is taking its international Ethernet services into three emerging Central and Eastern European markets

Help an Alien
MO Content | 10/16/2007

What's your favorite cheese?

100 GigE Again
Craig's A-List | 10/16/2007

More data points about the need for speed

This Blog Is Classified
The Bauminator | 10/16/2007

In tribute to mysterious news releases...

Ethernet Gear Guide
The Philter | 10/16/2007

Our guide to who makes what in the Ethernet world

Motricity Buying InfoSpace Mobile Biz
MO Content | 10/16/2007

Motricity muscles in on more mobility

Profit Warning Slams Ericsson
News Analysis | 10/16/2007

Shortfall fever reaches Ericsson, which sees its stock lose 27% of its value following a Q3 profit warning

LR Names 2007 Leading Lights Winners
News Analysis | 10/16/2007

The annual Light Reading awards have been handed out at a gala dinner in New York and here's who won

BlackArrow Aims Targeted VOD Ads
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/16/2007

Coming off a $12M round of funding, the startup will initially focus on targeted ad systems for cable-delivered video on demand

2007 Leading Lights Highlights
LRTV Documentaries | 10/16/2007

2007 Leading Lights Awards

Cablevision Bid Faces Shareholder Opposition
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/15/2007

Cablevision shares drop as opposition mounts against the Dolan family's bid to take the MSO private

'I HATE Halloween!'
Red Panda | 10/15/2007

Inflatable Ghost Buster

Is Ethernet Becoming Fiber's Friend?
News Analysis | 10/15/2007

As service providers offer Ethernet services in more places, the move to fiber, by some, is seen as inevitable

Acme Eyes the Enterprise
News Analysis | 10/15/2007

Enterprise customers need session border controllers, too, Acme says

Small World
Craig's A-List | 10/15/2007

Why, everyone's at Ethernet Expo!

Ethernet Expo Jokes
Raynman | 10/15/2007

Hilarity ensues... sorta

Italy's WiMax Auction Arrives
Wireless Bits | 10/15/2007

Italy's WiMax spectrum auction is finally set for January 2008

Unwiring Ethernet
Craig's A-List | 10/15/2007

It's not the answer, yet

WiFi Worries
Wireless Bits | 10/15/2007

UK health agency studies WiFi exposure

Ethernet Shopping
Craig's A-List | 10/15/2007

A buyer's market, if you happen to be us

Infinera Aims to Raise $113M
News Analysis | 10/15/2007

Optical vendor aims to raise $113 million by issuing 5 million new shares, while stockholders plan to sell a further 5 million

The IPTV Angle
Craig's A-List | 10/15/2007

Can't blog Ethernet Expo without mentioning IPTV

Ethernet Expo Begins
Craig's A-List | 10/15/2007

Growth is great, but high margins won't last

Reding Wants 'European FCC'
News Analysis | 10/15/2007

European Commissioner Viviane Reding will shake up the telecom market next month with plans for an FCC-style European regulator

Is AlcaLu Eyeing Thomson?
EuroBlog | 10/15/2007

Does Alcatel-Lucent fancy some of Thomson's telco assets?

2006 Leading Lights: Where Are They Now?
News Analysis | 10/15/2007

Who soared? Who sank? A look at last year's Leading Lights winners

Cisco May Snap Up Navini
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2007

Cisco's WiMax acquisition plans are moving ahead fast, according to sources

The Never Ending Story
The Bauminator | 10/12/2007

John and Timothy Rigas are not going down without a fight

Level 3: Don't Blame Us
Peer Pressure | 10/12/2007

The CDN wasn't the reason I couldn't download the new Radiohead album

Oracle's Gauntlet
EuroBlog | 10/12/2007

Oracle lays down a $6.7B challenge

Limelight Boosts Guidance
News Analysis | 10/12/2007

Updated guidance reveals the content delivery network is doing better than previously thought

Telenor Plans FTTH, IPTV in 2008
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/12/2007

Norwegian incumbent plans pockets of fiber-to-the-home in major cities, an IPTV service launch, and WiMax coverage

TiVo Set-Tops Trickle Out
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/12/2007

Initial deployment of TiVo-powered set-tops in Boston is a big deal for cable MSOs

Spectrum Fight Escalates in India
News Analysis | 10/12/2007

India's Department of Telecom is faced with a stack of mobile license applications and a growing spat among operators over spectrum

Ethernet Backhaul Battle Brews
News Analysis | 10/12/2007

Wireless backhaul promises to be a major carrier Ethernet market, but vendors claim it's harder than it looks

Gore Wins
Monkey Bidness | 10/12/2007

Yet again

Contentinople Updates
Contentinople | 10/12/2007

Digital content news

Gone Green
Craig's A-List | 10/11/2007

An escape from Bookham

WiMax: Still Big in Japan
Wireless Bits | 10/11/2007

WiMax ain't dead yet

Virgin Mobile USA Makes $412M in IPO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/11/2007

MVNO prices IPO at low end of range, will pay Sprint $136M with some of the proceeds

Tech for Fatties
Red Panda | 10/11/2007

'I wouldn't eat that if I were you'

Star Wars
Jonestown | 10/11/2007

The Trumpet Strikes Back

Trivia Time!
The Bauminator | 10/11/2007

How does your cable lore stack up against the experts?

PacketCable 2.0 Adds Business Hooks
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/11/2007

CableLabs is investigating an extension to PacketCable 2.0 that will pave a path to cable-delivered business services

Integra5 Wants Deals, Not Lawsuits
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/11/2007

CEO says the company would rather pursue deals than lawsuits after scoring a key patent for TV-based telephony

Regis & Kelly in 3D
Monkey Bidness | 10/11/2007

Halloween just got real scary

Qwest Downgraded
Raynman | 10/11/2007

But is IPTV coming?

Ciena's PBB-TE Play
Peer Pressure | 10/11/2007

The company says it's just following the money

Internet2 Completes 100-Gbit/s Network
News Analysis | 10/11/2007

Research and education network enables dynamic circuits and bandwidth on demand with help from Ciena and Infinera

AlcaLu: Pressure Is Still On
News Analysis | 10/11/2007

Alcatel-Lucent carrier chief Michel Rahier says there's no let-up in the pricing squeeze that's hitting the vendor's numbers

Axe Falls at UTStarcom
News Analysis | 10/11/2007

Catchup work continues as UTStarcom files 2006 earnings and announces staff cuts of 11%

Redback Beats AlcaLu to French Deal
News Analysis | 10/11/2007

Redback lands router deal to support French operator Neuf Cegetel's FTTH rollout, beating AlcaLu to the deal

FCC Delays 700 MHz Auction
Wireless Bits | 10/10/2007

But the wireless broadband playing field is more open than ever

Taiwan's WiMax
Wireless Bits | 10/10/2007

Government kickstarts WiMax and network contract are rolling in

Digital Content News From Contentinople
Contentinople | 10/10/2007

Digital content news

Access Heats Up for Ethernet
News Analysis | 10/10/2007

As carriers build out Ethernet service deployments, access devices get the spotlight

Allot's All Alone in Forecast
News Analysis | 10/10/2007

Competitors say the DPI vendor's earnings forecast is not indicative of the market as a whole

KPN's Costly Secrets
EuroBlog | 10/10/2007

KPN gets fined -- again

iGot an iPhone
Peer Pressure | 10/10/2007

I bought one so you don't have to

No 3G License for Free
News Analysis | 10/10/2007

French regulator rejects Iliad subsidiary Free Mobile's bid for a 3G license

Upheaval at BT's 21CN?
News Analysis | 10/10/2007

BT says changes in its 21CN project are part of a planned annual review. The carrier denies there's been any 'cull' of execs

TiVo-Comcast Update
The Bauminator | 10/10/2007

TiVo chief seems a bit conflicted about when Comcast will begin commercial rollouts of cable boxes powered by TiVo's software

Comcast Gets Hammered
BroadBananas | 10/10/2007

Jim Carrey's depiction of The Cable Guy has got nothin' on this tale of a Golden Girl gone wild

Google Buys Jaiku
MO Content | 10/10/2007

Google acquires microblogging platform Jaiku along with everything else

What Now for Sprint?
Cutting Loose | 10/9/2007

CEO's departure could mean changes in Sprint's WiMax strategy

Allot Shares Sink on Forecast
News Analysis | 10/9/2007

Revenues will fall short again, sending Allot stock downward after hours

CableLabs Stamps New Cisco Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/9/2007

Though still considered a 'demo' box, new Scientific Atlanta device should figure into Comcast's next-gen RNG set-top project

Wireless Funding Soars in September
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/9/2007

Rutberg reports a blow-out September for wireless venture funding

Ethernet Expo Keynote Preview
Raynman | 10/9/2007

A day-by-day glance

An Ethernet Expo Rundown
Column | 10/9/2007

Carrier Ethernet will dominate the discussion of Ethernet's future at Ethernet Expo 2007, opening October 15 in New York City

An Ethernet Expo Rundown
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/9/2007

Carrier Ethernet will dominate the discussion of Ethernet's future at Ethernet Expo 2007, opening October 15 in New York City.

Bubble Talk
Craig's A-List | 10/9/2007

Goofy Names Index alert

Telefónica Hugs Ovi
MO Content | 10/9/2007

Who's afraid of Ovi?

AT&T Bags 700 MHz for $2.5B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/9/2007

AT&T agrees to acquire 700 MHz spectrum from Aloha Partners for $2.5 billion

JDSU Antes Up
Craig's A-List | 10/9/2007

Veteran starter gets two more years

Big Bad Chad
The Philter | 10/9/2007

A note on the Alltel pitchman's popularity

MetroPCS-Leap On Again?
Jonestown | 10/9/2007

Wall Street tongues are wagging

When Blogs Attack
The Bauminator | 10/9/2007

Axe meet grind. Is anyone else getting the feeling that Bob Garfield isn't wild about Comcast?

Green Leaves BT
News Analysis | 10/9/2007

BT's Andy Green seeks greener pastures to take the CEO position at LogicaCMG

The Gold-Plated iPhone
MO Content | 10/9/2007

Get your iPhone 24-carat-gold plated

'Killer' Kriens
EuroBlog | 10/9/2007

Juniper's Scott Kriens gets a job title makeover

IP Traffic Smarts Hit Berlin
News Analysis | 10/9/2007

Deep packet inspection and policy control emerge as early talking points at the Broadband World Forum Europe

Sprint Nextel CEO Steps Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2007

Gary Forsee is out, as Sprint braces for another disappointing quarter

TM Forum Applies Cable Focus
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/8/2007

A new Cable Interest Group attracts top MSOs – most of them, anyway

The New OSI Stack
Light Ranting | 10/8/2007

Content, the Internet, and intolerable people

VOD Gets Fixed in Italy & Spain
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2007

Vodafone buys fixed-line assets of Tele2 in Italy and Spain for $1.1 billion

Concurrent Shores Up Patent Licenses
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/8/2007

Transferability of patents could renew chatter that Concurrent Computer Corp. is on the block or nearing a deal

Non-Early Adopters
Craig's A-List | 10/8/2007

Question of the week

The 2007 Ig Nobels
Monkey Bidness | 10/8/2007

Gay bombs, cow dung, and dyslexic rats

FCC Takes a Mulligan
The Bauminator | 10/8/2007

Agency lab agrees to run more tests on gear designed to deliver broadband services over the air via 'white spaces'

Outlook Mixed for WiMax at 700 MHz
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2007

WiMax players could win spectrum in the upcoming FCC auctions, but do the technology's backers have the funds?

I Heart You, Roomba
Red Panda | 10/8/2007

My boyfriend really sucks

Akamai Enters the Data Center
News Analysis | 10/8/2007

Service provider goes on-prem to help enterprises improve IP application performance

Infinera Pulls a 360
News Analysis | 10/8/2007

Optical vendor wins a long-haul contract with bandwidth virtualization sales pitch

Vonage Soars on Sprint Settlement
News Analysis | 10/8/2007

Vonage stock gains more than 70% on news that it settled its patent dispute case with Sprint for $80M

AlcaLu Targets Wireless Backhaul
News Analysis | 10/8/2007

Giant vendor launches new products and a management system for mobile operator backhaul. It's a compelling strategy, says analyst

DT's VDSL Triple Play
EuroBlog | 10/8/2007

Deutsche Telekom now has three VDSL2 suppliers

BBWF Goes to Berlin
EuroBlog | 10/8/2007

Europe's telco players spew news in Berlin

HR Names Ethernet Awards Finalists
News Analysis | 10/8/2007

In preparation for next week's Ethernet Expo, Heavy Reading names its service provider awards finalists

Careful With That Download, Eugene
MO Content | 10/5/2007

Mo' content means mo' insecurity

Sprint & WiMax
Wireless Bits | 10/5/2007

Does Sprint have any other options?

Dead for Sale!
Red Panda | 10/5/2007

Former dentist pillages corpses for sale on black market

Verimatrix Scores $5M
Craig's A-List | 10/5/2007

Is there life beyond IPTV?

Optical Expo 2007 -- In Review
Slide Shows | 10/5/2007

Pics, quips, stories, and blogs from Optical Expo 2007

TiVo Rises on Patent Bets
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/5/2007

A potential court victory over EchoStar has the stock soaring, but there's debate over how large a windfall this could be

Strange M&A
Raynman | 10/5/2007

Litigation 'R' Us
The Bauminator | 10/5/2007

Cablevision shareholder threatens MSO privatization bid. Another lawsuit strikes BigBand

Siemens Fined, Unhappy With NSN
News Analysis | 10/5/2007

New Siemens CEO expresses dissatisfaction with the Nokia Siemens joint venture

Haiti: Economic Juggernaut
Monkey Bidness | 10/5/2007

Why those mangoes are so expensive

Pressure Grows on ALU
EuroBlog | 10/5/2007

Stock slides on reports of more wireless woes

Swiss Tap Into IP Smarts
EuroBlog | 10/5/2007

Swisscom makes use of FastWeb's IP experience

Tellabs Trips Over Wireless
News Analysis | 10/5/2007

The company's less-than-banner year continues as Q3 promises to disappoint

Cisco Pooh-Poohs Packet Optical
News Analysis | 10/5/2007

While other vendors are going the way of packet optical transport, Cisco says there's an alternative

Redknee's Ready to Buy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2007

Mobile billing company wants to expand in 2008 through targeted buyouts

Stone-Headed Stalkers
Red Panda | 10/4/2007

'Forest Lump' spreads love in London

In the Cube
Jonestown | 10/4/2007

Tidy desks, tiny minds

Time Warner Cable Tries Business IPTV
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/4/2007

The MSO is taking another crack at IPTV, this time targeting business customers

Web v Wireless
The Bauminator | 10/4/2007

Is the Web, not wireless and mobility, cable's true path to the coveted 'quad-play'? Liberty Global's new CTO thinks so

BT Buys Into FON Filosophy
News Analysis | 10/4/2007

BT has invested in open WiFi access firm FON and is attempting to build a nationwide WiFi community in the UK

Is TechCrunch Worthless?
The Philter | 10/4/2007

No, but it ain't worth much

Bond. Channel Bond.
The Bauminator | 10/4/2007

Trials and deployments of Docsis 3.0-based tech have had a distinctive international flair thus far

Level 3 Slashes CDN Prices
News Analysis | 10/4/2007

The company says content delivery will be priced the same as high-speed IP services UPDATED 10/5, 12:30 AM

Russo Should Go
Column | 10/4/2007

Pat Russo's time has come. It ain't working

BT FONs in WiFi Hotspots
Wireless Bits | 10/4/2007

Are you ready to share?

Verizon Sued Over FiOS Figures
News Analysis | 10/4/2007

Advertising firm claims Verizon inflates FiOS TV subscriber data to get higher ad rates

Euro Land Grab
EuroBlog | 10/4/2007

Buyers circle East European carrier assets

Five Down...
Monkey Bidness | 10/4/2007

Another GOP Senator to quit

MSF Beds Down
EuroBlog | 10/4/2007

UNH-IOL to host NGN test bed

Microsoft Alumni Do a 180
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/4/2007

Veterans of Microsoft's IPTV middleware group have formed 180Squared to build services on the Mediaroom platform

Gateway to WiMax
Jonestown | 10/3/2007

More thoughts on how Cisco's WiMax plans might evolve

AT&T, Verizon Have Optical Wishes
News Analysis | 10/3/2007

At the Optical Expo, Verizon and AT&T ask for packet optical and 100-Gig technologies

Back to the Future
The Philter | 10/3/2007

A new legacy optical MSPP?

More HD for DirecTV
The Bauminator | 10/3/2007

But Comcast still claims crown, based on hi-def choices

Comcast Ready to Reclaim Bandwidth
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/3/2007

MSO could reclaim as much as 240 MHz of bandwidth to help it deliver more HD channels and faster broadband connections

That's Innovative
The Philter | 10/3/2007

Trouble in paradise

Cosmobile
MO Content | 10/3/2007

Will Hearst hit the 3G spot with new mobile site?

Intel Goes Further Inside Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/3/2007

Intel has joined the Multimedia Over Coax Alliance (MoCA), a move that pushes the chipmaker's cable strategy forward

He Had Lame Hopes
Monkey Bidness | 10/3/2007

Doesn't pay to set the bar too high

Europe Makes Way for WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2007

Norway, Sweden, and the UK are lining up mobile broadband spectrum auctions, with regulators noting demand for a WiMax-friendly approach

Len Meets Larry
Craig's A-List | 10/3/2007

No, not the monkey

Verizon's 'Trendy' Play
Raynman | 10/3/2007

Cellphones and MLB Playoffs

Demented Old Bastards
Monkey Bidness | 10/3/2007

Bad things happen to bad people

Copper Robbers
Wireless Bits | 10/3/2007

The commodities crunch is a WiMax driver

Overheard in Dallas
Peer Pressure | 10/3/2007

Rumblings and grumblings from Optical Expo

3's Bad Timing
MO Content | 10/3/2007

Maybe not the best time for 3 to get closer to Skype?

Principal Bans Hugs
Red Panda | 10/3/2007

'Save your dang hugging for the airport'

PBT vs MPLS: Round VII
EuroBlog | 10/3/2007

Vendors get worked up over PBT

Vendors Clash Over PBT
News Analysis | 10/3/2007

As the PBT vs MPLS debate rages on, test center EANTC shows how the two technologies can live together

LR Names Leading Lights Finalists
News Analysis | 10/3/2007

Here are the finalists for the fourth annual Light Reading Leading Lights Awards

Level 3: Video Will Drive Optical Spending
News Analysis | 10/3/2007

Video is attracting advertisers and carrier spending to increase capacity

A Wired Home
The Philter | 10/2/2007

Home wiring, good fiber, and deep discounts

Internet: Chimp or Champ?
Light Ranting | 10/2/2007

Don't look now – the Internet is evolving

Palm's Emptying Pockets
Jonestown | 10/2/2007

Can Centro reverse the slump?

Analyst: Embarq Is Cheap
News Analysis | 10/2/2007

While AT&T and Verizon have dazzled with their stock success, Embarq may be getting dirt cheap

MRV Closes Books on Fiberxon
News Analysis | 10/2/2007

MRV resolves that pesky matter of the transceiver startup's unaudited financials

Cisco's WiMax Ambitions
Cutting Loose | 10/2/2007

If Cisco does enter the WiMax market it will have more of a fight on its hands than it did with enterprise WiFi

Ciena Falls in PBT Camp
Peer Pressure | 10/2/2007

Has Ciena finally picked a side in the PBT vs. MPLS battle?

Verizon: A Narrowband Horizon?
Wireless Bits | 10/2/2007

Safety startup wants Verizon kicked out of the 700MHz auctions in 2008

Fiber Feeding
The Philter | 10/2/2007

Is 50 Mbit/s enough bandwidth?

AlcaLu Board Backs Russo
News Analysis | 10/2/2007

Alcatel-Lucent's board issues statement saying it supports CEO Pat Russo, and hits out at 'erroneous speculations' in the media

3Com's Slide
Craig's A-List | 10/2/2007

The end of a really bad decade

100-GigE Not Coming Soon Enough
News Analysis | 10/2/2007

Standards for 100-GigE will be arriving too slowly for carriers' tastes, according to panelists at the LR Optical Expo

TI Chips In for Faster Cable Modems
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/2/2007

Three 'major' cable modem brands outfitted with TI chipsets are headed into the first CableLabs Wave to test against Docsis 3.0

Cable Show Consolidation?
The Bauminator | 10/2/2007

Reports say industry leaders are considering a consolidation of events, and the creation of one, big, annual week of cable goodness

Optical by Numbers
Peer Pressure | 10/2/2007

Quick takeaways from the Optical Expo intro

Going Over the Top
The Philter | 10/2/2007

Carriers could cash in on caching

The Killer App
The Philter | 10/2/2007

Here's what's breaking our networks

AT&T Spends Big
The Philter | 10/2/2007

AT&T spends big in Texas

Preaching Packet Optical
The Philter | 10/2/2007

The next big thing?

Swiss Mobile TV Kicks Off
MO Content | 10/2/2007

Swiss want mobile TV for Euro 2008

Italian FMC Face-Off
EuroBlog | 10/2/2007

Voodoo and T Italia go head-to-head

Google Off the Map?
MO Content | 10/2/2007

How will Google navigate now?

Good/Bad News
Craig's A-List | 10/2/2007

The yin and yang of earnings charges

Slapped Wrist for Sky
EuroBlog | 10/2/2007

Shocking news: Watchdog lacks teeth

ECI, Operax Hit Rome
EuroBlog | 10/1/2007

ECI and Operax get jiggy with Telecom Italia

Facebook Defaces France
Red Panda | 10/1/2007

'J'aime mon poo'

Can I Use It Now?
Raynman | 10/1/2007

Screwing with Verizon

Infinera Item
The Philter | 10/1/2007

Many happy returns?

BigBand Lawsuit Brewing
The Bauminator | 10/1/2007

As a reader points out, 'When it rains, it pours'

EBay: Too Much Hype in Skype
News Analysis | 10/1/2007

EBay takes a $1.4 billion charge on Skype, effectively admitting that the company was overvalued

Nokia Nabs Navteq for $8B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2007

Nokia agrees to acquire digital map provider Navteq

More on Halo 3
The Philter | 10/1/2007

How's your network holding up?

BitGravity Weighs In on HD Delivery
TelcoTV News Analysis | 10/1/2007

The content delivery network boasts less 'chatty' routing based on custom-made hardware

Next for Arris: Why Not BigBand?
BroadBananas | 10/1/2007

In addition to filling a hole in its video portfolio, such a deal would allow Arris to go toe-to-toe with Cisco and Motorola

Fairchild Turns 50
Craig's A-List | 10/1/2007

The truth is out there

Siemens Mum on NSN Sale Talk
News Analysis | 10/1/2007

German giant stays tight-lipped over rumors it may consider selling its 50% stake in Nokia Siemens Networks

Nortel's New Money Man
EuroBlog | 10/1/2007

Nortel has a new CFO with telecom experience

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