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Poll: ITU Is Standards King
News Analysis | 12/12/2006

Light Readers say international standards are critical and view the ITU as important to their development

Aussies Speed Wireless LAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2006

Codha Wireless demos high-speed WiFi system using its own take on OFDM technology

Tom Roche, VP, Network Voice and Data Services, Verizon Business
LRTV Interviews | 12/12/2006

Verizon Business VP Tom Roche talks about why Ethernet services aren't likely to be commoditized, and he describes ViOS, Verizon's upcoming fiber-fed service for businesses

Cat Stevens Is Back
Monkey Bidness | 12/12/2006

Still sucks

AirWave Gets French WiFi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/12/2006

As wireless deployments mature, management software vendor goes after service-provider customers

Holding Out for a Chipset
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2006

Or, where have all the good startups gone? Ask Intel, Broadcom, and Atheros

Motorola, Cisco Bidding for Terayon
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/11/2006

Motorola and Cisco Systems are engaged in a bidding contest for financially troubled Terayon, sources say

Sources: Cisco Rejects Optical Bids
News Analysis | 12/11/2006

Sources say the routing giant has gotten queries about its optical division but doesn't like the price being offered

Tellabs' Absence of Malis
News Analysis | 12/11/2006

Andy 'The Basher' Malis, a Vivace founder and MPLS guru, has cut out of Tellabs for Verizon.

Hot Date?
The Philter | 12/11/2006

Looks are key for dating service

Carriers Tackle Backhaul Bottleneck
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2006

Leading mobile operators size up their IP backhaul options, and prepare to outline their views at a London conference

Mobile Carriers Tackle Backhaul Bottleneck
News Analysis | 12/11/2006

Leading mobile operators size up their IP backhaul options, and prepare to outline their views at a London conference

Qualcomm’s Strategy Is a Winner
Nearpoints | 12/11/2006

Does Qualcomm Have OFDM locked up?

I'm All Gigli
The Philter | 12/11/2006

Best awful movie promo. Ever

New Memory Device Could Trash Flash
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2006

IBM intros 'phase-change' prototype for mobile devices

HP & Cingular Push 3G Notebook
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/11/2006

HP's HSDPA notebook, Intel's WiMax '08 , and early-stage enterprise FMC in this week's new-product roundup

Not on Craig's List
Light Ranting | 12/11/2006

The new Internet counter-culture: tons of growth and no money

Pandas Getting It On
Red Panda | 12/11/2006

If the cage is a'rockin'...

McDowell to Vote on AT&T-Bellsouth Merger
News Analysis | 12/11/2006

FCC top lawyer late Friday OK'd Republican commissioner McDowell to cast a tie-breaking vote on the AT&T-BellSouth merger

Taco Hell
Monkey Bidness | 12/9/2006

Run for the... border?

Fabless? Fabulous!
Craig's A-List | 12/8/2006

The FSA knows how to throw a party

Big Changes at Blip
The Philter | 12/8/2006

And the Cheat Sheet finds a home

Cisco to FCC: Hurry Up!
News Analysis | 12/8/2006

Says it's losing money as the FCC leaves the merger of AT&T and BellSouth in limbo

Curt Gowdy Come Back
The Martin Chronicles | 12/8/2006

Web-based WCSN offers niche-sports narrowcasting

MSOs, CableLabs Seek Docsis 3.0 Kit
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/8/2006

CableLabs is trying hard to make up for lost time

Grand Rapids Chooses WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/8/2006

In first big muni WiMax deployment, Clearwire will build and operate network at no cost to the city

Chapman Chides Vitesse, Again
News Analysis | 12/8/2006

Chapman Capital is now calling for the removal of two Vitesse board members, without as many 'crusty mouth' references

Sprint Brings VOIP to the Farm
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/8/2006

Sprint offers to connect rural cable VOIP to the PSTN through local ILECs, but some ILECs are resisting the effort

Deals, Deals, Deals
Light Ranting | 12/8/2006

Telecom front and center in M and A

Carriers Pumping Cash Into DWDM
News Analysis | 12/8/2006

Heavy Reading survey shows carriers are splashing their cash on DWDM upgrades and reveals just how interested they are in 100 Gbit/s

IDEA Cellular Files for $560M IPO
News Analysis | 12/8/2006

Indian mobile operator files draft prospectus for its planned $560M IPO to finance network expansion

Is the IMS Honeymoon Over?
News Analysis | 12/8/2006

Microsoft says carriers are giving up on IMS hype and turning their attention back to service delivery platforms

What's My Name?
Jonestown | 12/8/2006

Who's my daddy?

Palm Gets Its OS Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/7/2006

Re-licensing Garnet platform, Treo-maker still faces strategic questions – and possibly an open-source future

SeaChange Sees VOD Surge
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/7/2006

Continuing on its recent roll, SeaChange International recorded another strong quarter

Redback Climbs on BellSouth News
News Analysis | 12/7/2006

Happy news for the Redback faithful, as CEO Kevin DeNuccio says BellSouth could return as a 10 percent customer

Ciena Wins Mesh Deal
News Analysis | 12/7/2006

Verizon Business picks CoreDirector for a transatlantic overhaul

BSkyB Gets Googly
News Analysis | 12/7/2006

British ISP will use a spate of re-branded Google applications, including video sharing and ads

SingTel Tunes In to IPTV
News Analysis | 12/7/2006

Another success for the AlcaLu/Microsoft combo as Singapore's incumbent carrier announces an IPTV trial

Bursting Batteries Recalled
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/7/2006

NTT DoCoMo says 1.3M Sanyo batteries have overheating problems

Foxtrot Fades
Craig's A-List | 12/7/2006

A void rips open in the daily news

Alvarion's WiFi Stopgap
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/7/2006

Vendor gangs together WiFi for access and WiMax for backhaul in a client AP

Look, Aint Bea! They Convergin!
News Analysis | 12/7/2006

Convergence specialist Convergin teams up with BEA Systems to help pull together legacy and SIP-based services

FCC Hits Nashville
EuroBlog | 12/7/2006

Kevin Martin meets Dolly Parton (maybe)

Copyrights 'n' Such
Nearpoints | 12/7/2006

Be careful what you shoot

Keao Caindec, Chief Marketing Officer, Yipes Enterprise Services
LRTV Interviews | 12/7/2006

The new Yipes is a wide-area networking company focused on enterprises, and it sees a much different set of challenges than larger, international carriers, as Keao Caindec explains

The Great Skank Hunt 2006
Monkey Bidness | 12/6/2006

Dude, where's my brain?

Buggy Whips & Printing Presses
The Martin Chronicles | 12/6/2006

Watching the dead-tree guys flail around in the digital news era

Cisco Hearts India
News Analysis | 12/6/2006

A tripling of its workforce and continued investment in startups highlight Cisco's plans for India

Alcatel's Heartburn
The Philter | 12/6/2006

That logo looks familiar

What Price Airgo?
Jonestown | 12/6/2006

The unanswered question in Qualcomm's buyout

Save That Vinyl
Light Ranting | 12/6/2006

A record bought for 75 cents, sold for $128K

BT Flogs Its NGN Smarts
News Analysis | 12/6/2006

BT reckons it can make money from selling on the experience it has gained from 21CN, but not everyone's convinced

C-SIDE Is Painless
The Philter | 12/6/2006

MySpace, the song

Reliance Plans $7B GSM Build-Out
News Analysis | 12/6/2006

Indian CDMA carrier issues the Godzilla of wireless RFPs – for a $7B GSM network

Is America Heading Straight to Hell?
BroadBananas | 12/6/2006

The richest 2% of adults in the world own more than half of the global household wealth

Reliance Plans $7B GSM Build-Out
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/6/2006

Indian CDMA carrier issues the Godzilla of wireless RFPs – for a $7B GSM network

Verizon to Boost Broadband Storage Service
News Analysis | 12/6/2006

Carrier says a new 50-Gbyte service will be available soon

VON-age
The Philter | 12/6/2006

VON will be VON

Synchronica Crosses Pond
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/6/2006

Taking plunge into US market, open-standards mobile email provider seeks expanded enterprise accounts

RGB Ramps Up Against Rivals
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/6/2006

RGB Networks says it shipped its 1000th video processor product at the end of November. Can it catch BigBand?

Why Size Should Matter to the ITU
Column | 12/6/2006

In a shrinking industry, does anyone really need a Telecom World tradeshow?

Poots on a Plane
Monkey Bidness | 12/6/2006

Air-biscuits divert flight

More on the Protocol Issue
Nearpoints | 12/6/2006

Vendors speak up on this vexing issue

Kineto Goes Corporate
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/6/2006

FMC startup says that partnership with Extricom will enable it to take unlicensed mobile access (UMA) tech into the enterprise

Device Lockdown
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2006

WiFi firm Network Chemistry introduces software to secure smartphones in the enterprise

McDowell May Vote on AT&T-BellSouth Merger
News Analysis | 12/5/2006

FCC Commissioner who once worked with CLECs may be asked to cast tie-breaking vote in the AT&T-BellSouth merger

Chinese Roulette
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2006

At ITU Telecom World in Hong Kong, Ericsson officials lay plans for mainland dominance

Big Guns Crash ITU Party
News Analysis | 12/5/2006

As the ITU's World Telecom event attracts questions about its strong regional flavor, vendors use show as news launchpad

Cisco's Second Life
Craig's A-List | 12/5/2006

Welcome to Cisco Island. Where's Tattoo?

Yay! More Acronyms!
Jonestown | 12/5/2006

2009: A CDMA Oddity

A Change of Course
Cutting Loose | 12/5/2006

Unstrung adapts to changing times in the wireless industry

Cashing In on E-Jihad
Monkey Bidness | 12/5/2006

Spam or news? You decide

Brookline Gets 4.9GHz Net
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2006

Strix unveils multi-band system with new high-power 'mask' for public safety applications

MEF Loves MSOs
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/5/2006

Cable companies already belong to the Metro Ethernet Forum, but the group wants to make sure they all feel the love

NDS Extends to Gateway With Jungo Buy
News Analysis | 12/5/2006

UK-based IPTV middleware player NDS takes out home gateway software startup Jungo for $90.5 million

Colubris's Vertical Takeoff
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/4/2006

The WLAN vendor aims to broaden its corporate appeal in this week's new product roundup

Cisco Steps Up Telco TV VOD
News Analysis | 12/4/2006

Cisco takes another step toward filling gaps in its IPTV story with the repackaging of VOD technology from its Arroyo acquisition

Cisco Catches Integration Fever
News Analysis | 12/4/2006

More functions for the 7600 routers and the ISR line fill the slate of Cisco's ITU Telecom announcements

X-Mas Goats Ablaze
Red Panda | 12/4/2006

Not a creature was stirring, not even a flame retardant goat

Taming the Telco TV Threat
BroadBananas | 12/4/2006

Wall Street needs to take a chill pill

BT Focuses Its IPTV 'Vision'
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/4/2006

British incumbent is launching its IPTV service at a slow pace, but its 2007 plans look set to trouble NTL and Sky

Insider Outlines WLAN Challenge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/4/2006

Vendors face disruptive technologies, escalating enterprise requirements on the road to 'true' integration

Reptile-Free Bangers
Monkey Bidness | 12/4/2006

And Kraft Oobleck

Qualcomm Buys Airgo, RFMD Assets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/4/2006

CDMA pioneer grabs a chunk of the next-gen WiFi market with pioneer 802.11 MIMO startup

Qualcomm Buys Airgo, RFMD Assets
News Analysis | 12/4/2006

CDMA pioneer grabs a chunk of the next-gen WiFi market with pioneer 802.11 MIMO startup

Sizing Up Services
EuroBlog | 12/4/2006

The telecom services sector is worth fighting over

LSI to Buy Agere for $4B
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/4/2006

LSI Logic and Agere conclude all-stock deal that will create a networking and storage chip giant

LSI to Buy Agere for $4B
News Analysis | 12/4/2006

LSI Logic and Agere conclude all-stock deal that will create a networking and storage chip giant

More About Meraki
News Analysis | 12/1/2006

Mountain View startup confirms Google collaboration, expands on easy, cheap WiFi mesh in the home and elsewhere

More About Meraki
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2006

Mountain View startup confirms Google collaboration, expands on easy, cheap WiFi mesh in the home and elsewhere

SF Muni Deal 'Near'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2006

Officials from both sides say prolonged negotiations could close by year-end

GAO Cites Deregulation Doubts
News Analysis | 12/1/2006

Says loosened price controls on business data services hasn't led to increased competition and lower prices in many markets

Nortel Up 870%
EuroBlog | 12/1/2006

Nortel's stock is up a tad

Alcatel-Lucent Stays Tight-Lipped
News Analysis | 12/1/2006

It's day one at the new vendor giant, and it has a shiny new logo. But there's little visibility into what comes next

AlcaLu Blue
Craig's A-List | 12/1/2006

New logo. Ooo, shiny

John Landau, VP of Enterprise Products, VSNL International
LRTV Interviews | 12/1/2006

An upbeat take on the global enterprise communications market by VSNL’s John Landau. The doldrums have definitely passed and the market is reinvigorated by the expansion of businesses worldwide. John explains their acquisition strategy to transform VSNL into an international player but also how, even now, global operators are not yet truly global. That’s something to look forward to in the next ten years.

Russo's Weakness
EuroBlog | 12/1/2006

We reveal Pat Russo's main weakness

Sources: Myrio Upgrade Running Late
News Analysis | 12/1/2006

Siemens division is months late with a new release focused on HDTV and PVR capabilities, say sources. Myrio says it's on schedule

Telcos Top Cable in Q3 Data Wars
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/1/2006

US phone companies added more high-speed data subscribers in the third quarter than did their cable rivals

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