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Convergys Swallows OSS Specialist
News Analysis | 10/6/2008

Another OSS minnow, Ceon, gets acquired, and again it's the prey's 'service catalogue' capabilities that have attracted a buyer

Verizon's Wellbrock: 100G Is Needed
News Analysis | 10/6/2008

Demand for 100G is here, and the technology is impressive. But the business, for vendors, remains a sobering discussion

The Irony of the Triple Play
TelcoTV Thoughts | 10/6/2008

How long will the honeymoon last?

Verizon Adds Nortel to Its 100G Club
News Analysis | 10/6/2008

Verizon has been testing out 100 Gbit/s optical transmission again, this time with Nortel

Android Man Leads 'Person of Year' Voting
News Analysis | 10/6/2008

Early voting for the Leading Lights 'Person of the Year' award puts Google's head of mobile platforms, Andy Rubin, ahead of the pack

Dune: They're Still Alive
News Analysis | 10/6/2008

Switch fabric vendors came and went during the bubble, but Dune is still around and even profitable

P2P Player PiCast Gets Help From MediaDefender
News Analysis | 10/3/2008

PiCast enters the peer-assisted video delivery market armed with MediaDefender's expertise

Slideshow: WiMax World
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2008

A second dose of pictures from the expanded WiMax show

The Soup Panda
Red Panda | 10/3/2008

Chinese zoo offers chicken soup for the panda soul

Sprint Nextel's iDEN Sale Faces Hurdles
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2008

Obstacles include poor rankings in customer service polls, such as J.D. Power & Associates's

Fujitsu Wins Key Battle
EuroBlog | 10/3/2008

Clear winner in the Brussels coffee conflict

Nokia Siemens Dumps on GPON
News Analysis | 10/3/2008

First they dump it, then they dump on it

Canoe Ventures Paddles Ahead
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/3/2008

The latest Cable Industry Insider says the cable industry's interactive ad venture should have its first products rolled out early next year

Dutch Do WDM-PON
EuroBlog | 10/3/2008

Nortel scores a hit with its WDM-PON offer

LL Survey Spoiler
The Philter | 10/2/2008

You can vote early on your Leading Lights favorites

Nokia CEO: Go Long! Get Open!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2008

Making Symbian open-source is Nokia's way of going on the attack, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo says

Vidiom Founders Launch iTV Startup
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/2/2008

Timothy Wahlers and Walden Miller buy pieces of Vidiom back from ADB and the cable-focused elements of Solekai Systems to spawn enableTV

Where's the $$$?
Contentinople | 10/2/2008

People are watching online video – so where are the profits?

FT Preps Major Backhaul Rollout
News Analysis | 10/2/2008

Sources say France Telecom is evaluating suppliers for a major, multi-country upgrade of its fixed broadband backhaul capabilities

Sprint's 50 Buck Chuck
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2008

Atish Gude talks up some of the operator's more interesting XOHM pricing schemes in his WiMax World keynote

Mobile TV Dreams
Craig's A-List | 10/2/2008

Nokia's CEO says it could happen here

Nortel Fleshes Out WiMax Strategy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2008

It's back to the future at the 802.16 jamboree in Chicago, as Nortel OEMs WiChorus to add WiMax handoff and roaming capabilities

New Kids on the Block
BroadBananas | 10/2/2008

With TV, as with phone service, the freshest competitors tend to satisfy the most

Sources: Comcast Wants WiMax Femtos in 2009
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/2/2008

Comcast is pushing on with WiMax femtocells in 2009 as part of its Clearwire plans, sources at WiMax World say

LR Names 2008 Leading Lights Finalists
News Analysis | 10/1/2008

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

Cable Gets Some Leading Lights Love
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/1/2008

Comcast, RGB Networks, Casa Systems, and Cisco (of course) are in the finals

Netflix Fixes Sights on Cable
Contentinople | 10/1/2008

Signs a licensing agreement to stream movies from cable network Starz

Backhaul Player Guns for WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2008

Backhaul and WiMax vendors partner to do end-to-end WiMax networks in emerging markets

Maryland: The Fat State
Monkey Bidness | 10/1/2008

Legislature mandates obesity

Starz Joins Netflix Constellation
The Bauminator | 10/1/2008

But premium programmer notes that getting a cable deal for Starz Play 'is very much a priority'

Clearwire's Holding Pattern
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2008

In his WiMax World keynote, CEO Ben Wolff doesn't change his tune about the Sprint asset merger

AT&T Ralphs Up a Convergence Strategy
News Analysis | 10/1/2008

AT&T's top wireless exec, Ralph de la Vega, is now the major domo over all its consumer businesses, including U-verse

Clearwire Backhaul Manifesto
Wireless Bits | 10/1/2008

CTO John Saw wants more from microwave

Transmode Bucks Growth Trend
News Analysis | 10/1/2008

The global economic storm may be intensifying, but optical vendor Transmode is staying dry so far

RFOG Comes Rolling In
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/1/2008

Despite a lack of standards, cable operators are slowly starting to adopt RF Over Glass in targeted situations

Slideshow: Motorola's WiMax House
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2008

Motorola shows off many, many WiMax applications in a space-age Chicago house

Chicago WiMax Is 'Imminent'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2008

Sprint veep says Chicagoland WiMax is 'round the corner

AT&T Shuffles Execs
Wireless Bits | 10/1/2008

Ralph de la Vega adds consumer fixed-line biz

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