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News Analysis | 9/11/2002

Light Reading looks back at the events of Sept. 11, 2001

Dead End for German 3G Dodos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/11/2002

Group 3G and MobilCom are up against the wall, and France Telecom, which will decide MobilCom's fate, has likely noticed

WorldCom: See Ya, Sidgmore
News Analysis | 9/11/2002

John Sidgmore heads for the door, but who will want his job? And what about Bernie Ebbers's $1.5M pension?

Held Up By Its Handsets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/10/2002

Finns fankfull for fones, frankly

CSR Seasons Its Chips
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/10/2002

Cambridge Silicon Radio squeezes its Bluetooth silicon even harder and eyes up a broader reach into the handset sector

AFC Stokes Up Startups
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/10/2002

AFC launches another product through a startup partnership, this one an optical ADM from Redfern Broadband

ITF Scores $25 Million
News Analysis | 9/10/2002

Canadian startup making fiber-based passive components gets a vote of confidence

Roth Selling Out?
News Analysis | 9/10/2002

News reports have former CEO John A. Roth selling a huge chunk of his remaining stake in Nortel

ECOC : A Ghostly Gathering
News Analysis | 9/10/2002

Conference is sparsely attended, but some interesting stuff is on offer... if anyone wants it

Alcatel in China: Fortune Cloudy
News Analysis | 9/10/2002

Alcatel's apparently struck a key alliance for fiber success in China. But how big could the win be?

Symbol's Cisco Killer?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/10/2002

Switch or network appliance? Either way, Symbol's low-cost WLAN box aims to 'kill Cisco'

Polaris Lifts Off
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/9/2002

Details its first product, taking aim at Tellabs with a switch that combines a crossconnect and Sonet ADM

Tellabs Looks to Europe
News Analysis | 9/9/2002

Tellabs' latest warning and product announcement evince a worsening downturn

Qwest CEO: No Bankruptcy in Sight
News Analysis | 9/9/2002

Notebaert says Qwest isn't considering bankruptcy. It may sell 10 non-core businesses to save $1 billion

China Unicom Moves on CDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/9/2002

But a roadmap that takes China Unicom down the road to extensive upgrades to CDMA 1x-EVDV/DO looks unlikely

Write Once, Run Nowhere?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2002

Wireless games developers say 'write once, run anywhere' evaporates when it comes to mobile Java

EXFO Gnoshes on Gnubi
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/6/2002

EXFO hopes to tap Gnubi's customer base and multichannel capabilities for a thimbleful of cash

ILECs' Missing Links
News Analysis | 9/6/2002

A new report says US networks are well connected and full of fiber. Getting to them is the problem

Vendors Accessorize Customer Nets
News Analysis | 9/6/2002

Service providers and enterprise customers want products that enhance networks, rather than replace them

Iolon Lands Lucent Deal
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/6/2002

Lucent's use of Iolon's tunable lasers in its LambdaXtreme platform could help the technology gain acceptance

Wireless Means Business
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2002

Companies of all sizes are realizing that wireless can help their bottom lines, but data access isn't a solution on its own

Attack of the Budget Booths
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/6/2002

Telecom firms want to be seen at NFOEC, but many aren't spending the big bucks for specialized booths

Moto's Big Break in Japan
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/6/2002

After years in the PDC wilderness, Vodafone's global roaming initiative could give Motorola a shot at the Japanese handset market

Atheros First With Multimode
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/5/2002

Unstrung 25 startup learns the A, B, Gs of wireless LAN. Will it follow this victory with an IPO?

360networks Restructuring Approved
News Analysis | 9/5/2002

A Canadian Supreme Court endorses carrier's restructuring plan, but it must still clear courts in the US

The X-Wars: Agilent Strikes First
News Analysis | 9/5/2002

In the battle of the X2 and XPAK optical module standards, Intel's talking peace, but Agilent's talking trash

Innovance CEO: Layoff a 'Rebalance'
News Analysis | 9/5/2002

One of the most heavily funded optical startups in the long-haul space jettisons another 80. What next?

Nokia Targets the Dudes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/5/2002

Never mind the fake snow, wonder at the new 3650 camera phone. Will the Nokia execs, like, wear shades, man?

Tracking Simon Cao's Secret Startup
News Analysis | 9/5/2002

The ex-CTO of Avanex is behind a super-stealthy startup called Corlux. But what's he doing?

Corning Pipes Up on Last Mile
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/5/2002

Corning Cable Solutions is hyping next-gen products for fiber in the last mile. Some analysts are wary

Prop-Heads on Parade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/4/2002

We name the innovators who are making the moves and breaking the rules in the service provider industry

Cisco's Volpi: More Is More
News Analysis | 9/4/2002

Switching guru says company will continue to invest in engineering and snack on startups

Cisco's Volpi: More Is More
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/4/2002

Cisco must continue to invest in new markets like wireless if it wants to keep leadership position, says company veep

Khatod Ventures Into Software
News Analysis | 9/4/2002

Anil Khatod, ex-Nortel marketing chief, says software will be key to carrier recovery

Introducing: The Top Innovators
News Analysis | 9/4/2002

For service providers, it's innovate or die. Light Reading names its Top 10 Service Provider Innovators

NEC Bags Euro I-Mode Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/4/2002

French operator Bouygues chooses NEC platform for launch of i-mode services; now race is on to win handset contract

TI: Holy Shrinking Chips, Batman!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/4/2002

KERPOW! Texas plays its integration Joker, says development times will be cut and battery life extended

Rambo Reporter?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/3/2002

Freedom of the press? We've heard of it!

Clouds Lift on Tunable Lasers
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/3/2002

Lightscape's decision to offer Agility's tunable lasers to its customers could be a turning point

Agilent Amps Up Testing Kit
News Analysis | 9/3/2002

A new tester addresses multiple components, but is Agilent's approach aimed at customers, or its own financials?

Verizon Sells Rural Access Lines
News Analysis | 9/3/2002

Verizon has sold 1.27 million access lines in three states to help pay down its debt. Is it worth it?

Comnitel's Crystal Balls
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/3/2002

OSS firm's CEO gazes into the future, sees teething troubles for 3G operators and a move into handset production for the beast of Redmond

AMCC Introduces Columbia Chips
News Analysis | 9/3/2002

Collapsing data and Sonet framing capabilities into one chip is a popular trend, but there's ample competition

Carriers: Get on Your OSS!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/3/2002

Pressure from corporate customers could force mobile operators to invest in SLA software, according to Comnitel CEO

Enavis Preps New Switch
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/3/2002

ECI Telecom subsidiary Enavis readies its T::CORE switch to go up against the likes of Ciena

Cisco's Wireless Wait
News Analysis | 9/2/2002

When will customers be ready for Cisco's bright and shiny new wireless routers?

Cisco's Wireless Wait
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/2/2002

When will customers be ready for Cisco's bright and shiny new wireless routers?

Ericsson: Look Before You Leap!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/2/2002

Analyst says the Swedish vendor is crazy to even think about quitting the CDMA2000 business

PON Pushers Huff and Puff
NFOEC News Analysis | 9/2/2002

Can yet another industry forum put some wind in their sails? UPDATED 9/3 11:50AM

First 10-Gig Ethernet Switch Arrives
News Analysis | 9/2/2002

Another wild success, like Gigabit Ethernet? Probably not, but Force10's developments still mark a milestone

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