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PCs: Hidden Hurters
Monkey Bidness | 6/10/2009

6:00 PM They're wreaking holy heck in the home

Liao Puts the CE in CableLabs
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2009

Brought in from Panasonic, new CableLabs CEO Paul Liao will be charged with strengthening ties with the consumer electronics world

Sprint Takes Femtos Wholesale
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2009

Samsung femtocells become available to Sprint's partners, but not the pay-as-you-go type

Last.fm Leaders Depart
Contentinople | 6/10/2009

4:30 PM Felix Miller, Richard Jones, and Martin Stiksel leave the company

Report: Broadband Still a Luxury for Many
News Analysis | 6/10/2009

A new report from Leichtman Research Group shows that the digital divide is widening for US broadband subscribers

Is Nortel Buyout in the Cards?
EuroBlog | 6/10/2009

3:20 PM Ex-Nortel execs seek backing for buyout

Hitachi Revamps Its Communications Strategy
News Analysis | 6/10/2009

Hitachi integrates its IT and telecom businesses and targets international growth as it attempts to reverse a decline in sales

Turning the Tables
The Bauminator | 6/10/2009

12:15 PM Discovery urges OpenTV board to buy out Kudelski's stake in the set-top software specialist

Brits Bask in Mobile Broadband
Wireless Bits | 6/10/2009

11:40 AM Average mobile broadband speed is about 1 Mbit/s

Analyst: New AT&T Policy Puts Vendors at Risk
News Analysis | 6/10/2009

AT&T has devised a new technology purchasing policy that, says one industry analyst, puts mid-sized vendors at risk

Ericsson Thinks Green for Routers
News Analysis | 6/10/2009

There might be a better way to measure edge router greenness, especially if the SmartEdge is placed on top

Panasonic's Liao Is New CableLabs CEO
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2009

Panasonic CTO Dr. Paul Liao is set to take the top spot at CableLabs, a move that should boost cable's credibility in the consumer electronics world UPDATED 11:55 AM

Intel's ROI
Craig's A-List | 6/10/2009

8:05 AM Tales not for the squeamish

ATN Gets Some Alltel Leftovers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2009

Massachusetts-based carrier spends $200M for Verizon licenses covering 800,000 subscribers in rural areas

Vyatta Finds Friends
Craig's A-List | 6/9/2009

5:30 PM Forget the cloud. What happens to the blogs?

Is Bing a Big Deal?
Contentinople | 6/9/2009

5:00 PM Contentinople publisher Scott Raynovich doesn't think so

IPTV to Grab Euro Pay TV Share
News Analysis | 6/9/2009

The cable sector is losing out in the race for European pay TV market share

Ed Whitacre to Helm GM
News Analysis | 6/9/2009

The U-verse man becomes a car dealer

Has CableLabs Found Its Man?
The Bauminator | 6/9/2009

4:30 PM The rumor du jour holds that CableLabs could announce a successor to Dr. Richard Green late today

Cisco Sees Video Gone Wild
News Analysis | 6/9/2009

Cisco's new traffic research says that all forms of video could consume 90% of Internet traffic by 2013

Comcast Trims Wideband Pricing
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/9/2009

The MSO takes a shot at high-speed competitors by dropping its 50-Mbit/s service to about $100 when bundled with other services

O2 Under Fire for iPhone Pricing
Wireless Bits | 6/9/2009

1:30 PM New iPhone plans don't go down well

Bottleneck Buster
The Bauminator | 6/9/2009

11:20 AM thePlatform attempts to address a non-sexy, albeit important, issue faced by VoD and Web TV alike: automated ingest

DoCoMo Shells Out on LTE
News Analysis | 6/9/2009

Japanese giant set to invest up to $4 billion on LTE during next five years in a market awash with next-gen wireless technologies

Juniper's Cloudy View
Craig's A-List | 6/9/2009

8:45 AM There must be more to life than video

The Future's Calling
The Philter | 6/8/2009

5:55 PM U-verse Voice may be the future of residential telephone service: It's feature-filled, all IP, hard to explain, and tough to install

Apple's New Speedy iPhone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/8/2009

Apple upgrades phone, will support AT&T's forthcoming 7.2-Mbit/s 3G upgrade

KDDI Wants NTT to Do the Splits
AsiaBlog | 6/8/2009

5:20 PM KDDI calls on NTT to separate facilities from services in its fixed unit reorg

Palm Pre Supply Worries
Jonestown | 6/8/2009

4:45 PM You read it here first

Sneak Peek
Contentinople | 6/8/2009

2:25 PM Contentinople gets an early look at Epix, the joint venture from Paramount, MGM, and Lions Gate

Intel Pumps Millions Into Japanese WiMax
News Analysis | 6/8/2009

Intel keeps the mobile WiMax faith with a $43M investment in Japanese service provider UQ Communications

Mobile 2012 Virtual Tradeshow Preview
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/8/2009

Light Reading explores the future of mobile networks in its first ever 'virtual tradeshow'

Europe's Hot 100G Action
EuroBlog | 6/8/2009

1:20 PM On the Old Continent, next-gen optical trials are de rigeur

Cisco Put to the Video Test
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/8/2009

The test team at EANTC put Cisco's IP video monitoring solution through its paces – but did it deliver on its promises?

Passing the LTE Test
LR Mobile Column | 6/8/2009

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is quickly gaining momentum as the next world telecom standard, with most estimates placing commercial release in early to mid 2010

India's Operators Set for Spectrum Windfall
News Analysis | 6/8/2009

Indian operators get spectrum boost as Indian Defense Ministry releases 45 MHz in 2G and 3G bands

Juniper Claims 100-Gig First
News Analysis | 6/8/2009

The T1600 gets graced with what appears to be the first 100-Gbit/s interface on a router, and Verizon seems happy about it

Palm Pre-Day: Crowded, But Not Frenzied
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2009

Unstrung finds a 30-minute wait at Sprint's flagship Flatiron store in New York as the Palm Pre goes on sale

Risky Business
Contentinople | 6/5/2009

5:20 PM TV networks may be risking their ad revenues by adding their content to the Web

MSOs Closing PolyCipher Headquarters
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/5/2009

Joint venture collapse suggests Comcast, Cox, and Time Warner aren't close to a downloadable system that replaces CableCARDs

WiMax & LTE: Kissin' Cousins
Jonestown | 6/5/2009

4:50 PM -- Or why I don't care which is best

iSuppli: Palm Pre Will Sell 1M-Plus in 2009
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/5/2009

Analysts says that Palm should open up the operating system to sell more

Shanghai Switches to Fiber Diet
AsiaBlog | 6/5/2009

2:30 PM Shanghai Telecom unveils plans for a massive FTTH rollout

Panel Session 2.0
Craig's A-List | 6/5/2009

2:00 PM Potential for heckling abounds

SeaChange Swipes at VoD Foes
The Bauminator | 6/5/2009

1:30 PM SeaChange chief calls out Flash flaws and notes he isn't seeing 'much competition' from Moto these days

Sprint: How Soon Is '4G Now'?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/5/2009

More mobile WiMax markets coming this summer, the operator says, while Unstrung notes that no network can really claim to be '4G' yet

This Bird Don't Tweet
Monkey Bidness | 6/5/2009

12:50 PM Cardinal's manager sues Twitter

'Smartbooks': A Dumb Idea
LR Mobile Column | 6/5/2009

Get ready for even smaller 'computers'

NSN, Juniper Plan Ethernet Marriage
News Analysis | 6/5/2009

Nokia Siemens Networks and Juniper are forming a joint venture to address the Carrier Ethernet transport market – but why?

Taiwan Tastes China's 3G Flavor
News Analysis | 6/5/2009

Datang is to promote the development of TD-SCDMA devices by deploying a test network for Taiwan's chipset and handset vendors

EANTC's Carsten Rossenhövel, Part I
LRTV Interviews | 6/5/2009

"EANTC's Carsten Rossenhövel discusses Light Reading's latest test of Cisco's IP video network infrastructure. Topics covered include the test complexity, takeaways for service providers, and why so many different elements are required to provide IP video applications "

Evolution Guns for HD Box Waiver
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/5/2009

Supplier intends to seek approval of simple hi-def devices that could give smaller MSOs the drop on telco and satellite TV foes

Cisco Gears Up for RS-DVRs
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/4/2009

Cisco says a new video server platform, launching later this year, will be capable of ingesting more than 2,000 channels simultaneously

Hulu Slows Down
Contentinople | 6/4/2009

5:00 PM Is the video site losing ground to competitors like TV.com?

News Bites From APAC
AsiaBlog | 6/4/2009

3:00 PM News snippets from the Philippines and China

Intel Tries the Comms Market, Again
News Analysis | 6/4/2009

The $884 buyout bid for Wind River is Intel's latest attempt at cracking the embedded processor market – particularly in communications

In Slovenia, IPTV Is Hot
EuroBlog | 6/4/2009

2:20 PM Telekom Slovenije has an enviable IPTV uptake rate

India's ITI Is up for Grabs
AsiaBlog | 6/4/2009

12:45 PM Government-owned vendor is being carved up for sale

Ericsson Wants Slice of Netbook Pie
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/4/2009

Swedish vendor to intro 3G netbook radio module, certified in 75 countries worldwide, in August

Vietnam Moves Toward Open Market
News Analysis | 6/4/2009

Vietnam will fully open up its telecom services market by 2012, a move that should heighten competition and spur M&A activity

Xbox 360
TelcoTV Thoughts | 6/4/2009

11:15 AM TelcoTV friend or foe?

Verizon Broadcasts Its TV Visions
News Analysis | 6/4/2009

Some keynote daydreaming shows the kind of TV industry Verizon wants FiOS to help create

Charges Drag Ciena Deep Into the Red
News Analysis | 6/4/2009

Even without the massive goodwill impairment charges, Ciena lost more money than expected in its fiscal second quarter

Kudelski Walks Away… Sort Of
The Bauminator | 6/4/2009

8:50 AM Withdraws bid for set-top box software specialist but plans to pressure OpenTV board

Core Network Challenges LTE Vendors
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/3/2009

Vendors jostle for position in LTE as they upgrade their packet core network products to support the new mobile broadband networks

Japan Sets Mobile TV Pace, Seeks Standard
News Analysis | 6/3/2009

Japan's operators are already profiting from their mobile video services, but would benefit further from specialist broadcast systems

MTNL Launches Low-Cost Pre-Paid 3G
News Analysis | 6/3/2009

In New Delhi, MTNL's customers can buy a 3G SIM card and a pre-paid data services coupon for less than US$9

Comcast Pulling Remote Shopping Trigger?
The Bauminator | 6/3/2009

11:50 AM MSO says iTV is on the radar but won't confirm report that it's testing an EBIF-based HSN app

EchoStar, Dish to Pay TiVo $103M
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/3/2009

Patent infringement update: Federal court orders Dish and EchoStar to pay TiVo and to disable the DVR function in about 4 million set-tops

Orange Denies T-Mobile Bid
Wireless Bits | 6/3/2009

8:30 AM Or, why orange and magenta don't match

OpenTV Rejects Kudelski Bid
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/3/2009

Offer of $1.35 per share is 'inadequate,' says set-top box and interactive advertising software specialist

Microsoft, AlcaLu Battle in Court
EuroBlog | 6/3/2009

7:20 AM Patent dispute lingers in appeals court, with a $511M payout at stake

Brocade vs. Unified Cisco
Craig's A-List | 6/2/2009

7:00 PM Execs state their case for sticking to a multivendor data center universe

Facebook Dominates
Contentinople | 6/2/2009

4:05 PM The site was No. 1 in April, with users spending 13.87B minutes there

AlcaLu Gets Interesting
EuroBlog | 6/2/2009

3:30 PM No, really!

Brocade Converges
Craig's A-List | 6/2/2009

3:15 PM Why the data center is a lot like Sonet

T-Mobile Preps Next Android Phone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2009

HTC Magic likely to be on the T-Mob network by early summer

FCC Believes in Evolution-ary DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/2/2009

Delivering another blow to the CEA, the FCC grants a waiver to Evolution Broadband for simple, one-way digital terminal adapters

Cortina Builds off Acquisitions
News Analysis | 6/2/2009

The chipmaker claims it's still healthy after ingesting a chunk of Intel and a couple of smaller businesses

BBC Hits Out at BT
EuroBlog | 6/2/2009

1:20 PM Broadcaster cries foul over BT's traffic-shaping techniques

Comcast Puts Radiance to Work
The Bauminator | 6/2/2009

Comcast Media Center launches an all-digital system that aims to take ad delivery out of the Stone Age

Test Results Raise Femto Service Concerns
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2009

You're breaking up! Femtocell service tests reveal ISP policy management techniques can degrade voice call quality

Cablevision Girds for Remote DVRs
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/2/2009

Scaling problems could choke Cablevision's RS-DVR at its summer launch, but SeaChange is reportedly 'betting the farm' on being able to fix it

Clearwire Goes Soft in Vegas
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2009

Residents of Sin City can now buy mobile WiMax services from Clearwire to get unwired on the Strip

NetLogic Joins Processor Race
News Analysis | 6/1/2009

The $175M bid for RMI would move NetLogic from 'knowledge' processors to regular ones

RMI's Long Strange Trip
Craig's A-List | 6/1/2009

3:00 PM You haven't heard the last of Atiq Raza

India Tops 400M Mobile Subs
News Analysis | 6/1/2009

India's mobile sector broke through the 400M users barrier in April, according to the latest stats from regulator TRAI

The New Puritans
Monkey Bidness | 6/1/2009

NOON Krusty drove me to sin

Satellite No Match for RS-DVR?
The Bauminator | 6/1/2009

11:00 AM Satcos will be at a 'clear disadvantage' if MSOs follow Cablevision's path, analyst says

Starent at Core of Cox's 3G Push
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/1/2009

Cox opts for Starent at its mobile core as it prepares to offer 3G wireless services

Indian Market Grows 20%
AsiaBlog | 6/1/2009

9:25 AM India's telecom systems market grew by 20% in the past year, says survey

Huawei Rakes In WiMax Sales
Wireless Bits | 6/1/2009

9:15 AM Vendor sees $1 billion in WiMax sales in 2010

Clearwire Opens Up With mFormation
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2009

WiMax operator prepares to manage casual, ad hoc customers on its 'open access' network with software from mFormation

Cisco to Pay Up
Craig's A-List | 6/1/2009

8:50 AM It's just a couple cents off GAAP earnings

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