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MP3 Gone Wild, Too
BroadBananas | 11/30/2007

Yet another can't-miss deal from the Mainland

IPO Alert: Broadview Files Its S-1
News Analysis | 11/30/2007

Broadview could be looking to raise up to $287.5 million by going public

Content Brownout?
Contentinople | 11/30/2007

C'nople Q&A with BitGravity founder and other updates

Clicking Netronome
Craig's A-List | 11/30/2007

What's an Intel deal worth?

Slideshow: Ethernet Expo Warsaw
Slide Shows | 11/30/2007

Pics from the Future of Carrier Ethernet event in Warsaw

Brenner Defends OpenCable
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/30/2007

In a lunch keynote, the NCTA gives its argument for why OpenCable tops DCR+

Tired of the FCC?
Light Ranting | 11/30/2007

The FCC: achieving new levels of irrelevance

Listen In
Craig's A-List | 11/30/2007

The hole in Cisco VOIP phones

Google Confirms 700MHz Bid
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/30/2007

Google finally says it will bid on 700 MHz spectrum

Rakin' In the Roubles
EuroBlog | 11/30/2007

Russian carriers pump up the profits

Zander Steps Down as Moto CEO
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/30/2007

Changes at the top could lead to sell-offs or even a breakup, analysts say

DreamHack Gets a CRS-1
Craig's A-List | 11/30/2007

Gosh, 46 trillion is how much?

TiVo à la Mode
The Bauminator | 11/30/2007

With a 'refined' version of the OpenCable Platform on top, TiVo is on cable's side in the fight against the CEA's 'DCR+' proposal

Curse You, Steve Jobs
MO Content | 11/30/2007

Owning Apple means a short wait for obsolescence

COLT Surges on AT&T Bid Talk
News Analysis | 11/30/2007

Pan-European Ethernet services operator COLT sees its share price leap more than 16% on talk of a takeover bid by AT&T

Yassini's New Gig
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/30/2007

The father of the cable modem moves out of consulting to start a think tank

Ready for Some Football?
Raynman | 11/29/2007

Only a third of you really are

AT&T Parties Like It's 1999
News Analysis | 11/29/2007

AT&T's CEO describes a capex spree and says his wireless network is as 'open' as anybody's

Hello? Toilet?
Red Panda | 11/29/2007

The Apple pPhone?

Sprint Scuttles $5B SK Bid?
Jonestown | 11/29/2007

SK Telecom and a PE firm were apparently rebuffed by the CDMA operator

Curse You, Steve Jobs
Peer Pressure | 11/29/2007

Owning Apple means a short wait for obsolescence

What Now for Sprint's WiMax?
Wireless Bits | 11/29/2007

Verizon's LTE plans put even more pressure on Sprint's 4G plans

BT Counters PBT Claims
News Analysis | 11/29/2007

British incumbent denies claims that its PBT cost case is unraveling, and says initial deployment issues in Italy are nothing unusual

Verizon Giveth & Verizon Taketh Away
Jonestown | 11/29/2007

What a wild ride of a week for Qualcomm

Qwest Delivers IPTV Confusion
News Analysis | 11/29/2007

More and more people are talking about Qwest's plans to deliver IPTV. Oh, except for the company's CEO

Telkom Slumps as Talks Dissolve
News Analysis | 11/29/2007

South African incumbent's valuation takes a whack as takeover talks with MTN and Vodafone fall through

Russia's VimpelCom Ups Revenues
News Analysis | 11/29/2007

Top emerging markets mobile operator reports 43.7% rise in Q3 revenues

The 3G iPhone
LR Mobile Gizmo | 11/29/2007

Start saving your pennies

Ethernet's Winning Ways
EuroBlog | 11/29/2007

Carrier Ethernet and Eastern Europe get jiggy

A Switch in Time
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/29/2007

Cable operators and vendors have jumped onto the switched digital video bandwagon, but can it really cure what ails the cable industry?

When Nerds Fly
The Philter | 11/29/2007

Wide-eyed and unwatchable, at 30,000 feet

The 3G iPhone
Craig's A-List | 11/29/2007

Start saving your pennies

Verizon Goes LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/29/2007

Verizon will go global in 2010 with 4G tech LTE

Comcast Closes In on 100 Mbit/s
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/29/2007

MSO to have Docsis 3.0 infrastructure in place in 20% of footprint by end of '08, with initial focus on faster downstream

Bells 'n' Whistles
The Bauminator | 11/29/2007

TiVo chief reveals monthly nut for Comcast combo… and it's priced to sell

Telecom Italia's CEO, Chairman Quit
News Analysis | 11/29/2007

Telecom Italia's new owners are set to install a new top management team after the chairman and CEO quit

VOD, TEF Invest in Mobile Ad Startup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/28/2007

Vodafone and Telefonica invest in mobile advertising startup Amobee

ZTE Aims to Boost IMS
News Analysis | 11/28/2007

The Next-Generation OSS framework could be a key to getting IMS applications off the ground

Naughty Naughty Norman
Monkey Bidness | 11/28/2007

Posthumous bad sex

New Italian Cheeses
EuroBlog | 11/28/2007

Investors want new blood at Telecom Italia's helm

Sycamore Disappoints, Looks Ahead
News Analysis | 11/28/2007

Sycamore misses Wall Street revenue estimates for the second quarter in a row

AlcaLu Is Down!
Raynman | 11/28/2007

No, not the stock!

Google Still Mulling 700MHz Bid
Wireless Bits | 11/28/2007

Asks the FCC questions as the deadline for wireless broadband bids looms

AlcaLu: The Network Integrator
News Analysis | 11/28/2007

AlcaLu reveals strategy for its services business and looks to non-carrier customers for growth

Moto Muni: So Much for the City
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/28/2007

Public safety is where it is at for mesh networking now, according to Motorola

Who Owns Your Phone?
Jonestown | 11/28/2007

An interesting question thrown up by open access

Broadband Ups & Downs
Raynman | 11/28/2007

Coming soon: more ups

A Cisco Take
Craig's A-List | 11/28/2007

Emerging markets may be emerging less

FCC Demands Cable Sub Data
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/28/2007

Chairman Kevin Martin is forced to compromise on '70/70' findings. FCC calls on cable to provide sub data

Martin Misses
The Bauminator | 11/28/2007

FCC Commissioner proves that it's mighty difficult to get a majority to go along with the notion that one-plus-one equals three

Carrier Scorecard: T-Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/28/2007

T-Mobile's strong growth in the US and UK markets balances out losses in Germany and Austria

PBT Cost Claims Questioned
News Analysis | 11/27/2007

Ethernet Expo debate raises questions about the costs of deploying PBT

Gigle Takes Home $20M
News Analysis | 11/27/2007

The startup claims its chip will connect home networks over any type of wiring, and it's got $20M more to prove it

San Jose Photo-Op
Craig's A-List | 11/27/2007

ICTV gets new digs

Fujitsu Leads in Verizon RFP
News Analysis | 11/27/2007

Analysts say Fujitsu's Flashwave 9500 is well positioned to win a Verizon contract

GAH! The iPhone Isn't CDMA
Jonestown | 11/27/2007

So stop asking me if you can move to Verizon in 2008 already!

Thomson Markets 100-Mbit/s Modem
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/27/2007

Supplier unveils 'pre' Docsis 3.0 modem powered by Broadcom silicon, but has yet to say when it expects to add upstream bonding features

VZW: Open Up & Say 'CDMA'
Cutting Loose | 11/27/2007

Verizon rips the US wireless industry a new 'open access' hole

Verizon Tears Down the 'Walled Garden'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/27/2007

Verizon's open access move breaks away from the traditional cellular model in the US

Verizon Wireless Opens Up
MO Content | 11/27/2007

Get ready for a flat-rate future

IPTV Slipups
Craig's A-List | 11/27/2007

Virgin backs off, Orange stays mum

France's 3G Giveaway
Wireless Bits | 11/27/2007

Government can change the 3G license price

Social.fm Goes Mobile
MO Content | 11/27/2007

But suffers from communication breakdowns

Verizon Goes 'Open'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/27/2007

Carrier will allow 'any device' and 'any application' on its network in 2008

Moto Expands 'CablePON' Strategy
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/27/2007

As it preps for '08 field trials, initial focus is on cable's 'RFOG' project, with longer-term aiming for GPON system tailored for MSOs

Ethernet Hits Warsaw
EuroBlog | 11/27/2007

Polish carriers swarm to Ethernet Expo in Warsaw

Cisco Gets Down
Peer Pressure | 11/26/2007

Company Website goes dark, hilarity ensues

Cisco's Field of Dreams
Craig's A-List | 11/26/2007

What's wrong with the Majors' coolest ballpark-to-be

Love Letter
The Bauminator | 11/26/2007

On the eve of Tuesday's big meet at the FCC, four Senators question the Chairman's authority to impose new regulations on cable

Sycamore Faces Trimming
Peer Pressure | 11/26/2007

SEC wielding the axe

Cisco Cleans House in Brazil
News Analysis | 11/26/2007

The company's VP of Latin America sales gets sacked as a fraud investigation continues

Super Fertile Pandas
Red Panda | 11/26/2007

'You had me at the howdy door'

T-Mobile Gearing Up 3G?
Wireless Bits | 11/26/2007

Better late than never...

CableLabs Spec Brings SDV to the Masses
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/26/2007

TiVo and others target '08 for the intro of special adapters that can feed 'switched' programming to inherently one-way set-tops and DVRs

Streamin' Ibiza
LR Mobile Gizmo | 11/26/2007

Haier and Rhapsody take the next step in wireless music

Sirius Reservations
Craig's A-List | 11/26/2007

How XM + Sirius could go wrong

Carrier Scorecard: Orange
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/26/2007

Growth for France Telecom's mobile business, especially in Spain and the UK, raises its grade this quarter

RIM's Consumer Craving
Jonestown | 11/26/2007

One reason why consumer phones make sense for RIM right now

Euro iPhone Update
MO Content | 11/26/2007

To lock or unlock

DPI Market Set for Mobile Ramp
News Analysis | 11/26/2007

Light Reading Insider report sees mobile operator demand for deep packet inspection ramping up in next few years

Euro IPTV Update
EuroBlog | 11/26/2007

Those continentals just love their broadband TV

Vendors Eye Euro Ethernet Hotpot
News Analysis | 11/23/2007

Central and Eastern Europe is ripe for Carrier Ethernet-based metro network developments, say infrastructure players

BSNL Lines Up GSM Options
News Analysis | 11/23/2007

Indian operator's $875M GSM equipment deal could be put back out to tender if its deal with Nokia Siemens isn't concluded soon

SkypeIn Fallout
EuroBlog | 11/23/2007

Skype makes a mess of its London numbers

FT Buys Again in Africa
EuroBlog | 11/23/2007

France Telecom continues its African adventure

The Turkey Bowl
BroadBananas | 11/22/2007

Cable MSO and the NFL Network are engaged in a nasty PR battle this Thanksgiving

Poland's Dialog Tunes in to IPTV
News Analysis | 11/22/2007

Polish operator Telefonia Dialog is about to launch its IPTV service in an effort to snatch broadband customers from incumbent TP

AlcaLu Tops 2007 Turkeys List
News Analysis | 11/22/2007

In honor of Thanksgiving, come gaze upon our revived Top 10 Turkeys list

Turkey Awards 2007
Column | 11/22/2007

Honoring the best of the worst

B&S Names Its Storage Turkeys
News Analysis | 11/22/2007

Our sister site Byte & Switch has named its own Top 10 Turkeys of 2007 -- check out the storage and data center world's chief warblers

OEN Bows Out
Craig's A-List | 11/22/2007

The IPTV bubble bursts in Houston

Arqiva Talks WiMax NetCo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/22/2007

UK WiMax and mobile TV spectrum auctions are likely to spawn new business models like the mobile NetCo

Spectrum Scramble
EuroBlog | 11/22/2007

A tussle for valuable UK airwaves looks likely

Unstrung's Top Five Wireless Turkeys
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/21/2007

The five most spectacular mobile flameouts of the year

T-Mobile Unlocks iPhone
MO Content | 11/21/2007

Bows to Vodafone's legal threat

Should Infinera Go Metro?
News Analysis | 11/21/2007

Analysts say the company could expand in the metro market and look for a Tier 1 win

Nortel Trumps Cisco?
Raynman | 11/21/2007

Claims telepresence victory

Rigases Denied
The Bauminator | 11/21/2007

It won't be a happy Thanksgiving for John Rigas and his son, Timothy

Ericsson Hangover
EuroBlog | 11/21/2007

Euro stocks suffer 'morning after' syndrome

Sources: Google Taps 10GigE ODMs
News Analysis | 11/21/2007

Google's checking out 10GigE switches from multiple Taiwanese original design manufacturers (ODMs), industry sources say

Vendors Ride First Docsis 3.0 Wave
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/21/2007

Five suppliers have submitted a total of six products for Docsis 3.0 testing, Cable Digital News has learned

Euro Scorecard: Another 'A' for Telefónica
News Analysis | 11/21/2007

Carrier scorecards are in for European wireline carriers, and Deutsche Telekom is still sinking

RIM's Touching New BlackBerry Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/20/2007

Canadian device maker is rumored to be prepping a new operating system and touch-screen handset

Ericsson Predicts Weak Q4
News Analysis | 11/20/2007

The stock slumps – again – as Ericsson says it's aiming low with Q4 revenues

Cuban: Block P2P
Peer Pressure | 11/20/2007

Mark Cuban misses the point about legitimate P2P apps

Cable Finds FCC Allies
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/20/2007

FCC commissioner openly questions the credibility of data Chairman Kevin Martin may use in effort to impose new cable regulations

WiMax in Flux
Cutting Loose | 11/20/2007

Unstrung poll provides a useful snapshot of how WiMax stands in the US

BSNL Plans $750M WiMax Splash
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/20/2007

Indian operator issues WiMax equipment tender worth $750 million to cover one sixth of Indian population

iPhone Killers?
Jonestown | 11/20/2007

Not likely...

BlackBerry Bumper Crop in '08
LR Mobile Gizmo | 11/20/2007

RIM Plots four or five new models

Aria Tunes Into PBT
News Analysis | 11/20/2007

Startup adds PBT support to its network planning and management suite in response to demand from vendors and a Tier 1 carrier

VOD Spoils iPhone Fun
MO Content | 11/20/2007

Wants them unlocked in Germany

HP to the Rescue
Craig's A-List | 11/20/2007

Or not

Nokia Pushes Tablet
LR Mobile Gizmo | 11/19/2007

Webpad side effects may include square eyes and a lighter wallet

EarthLink Cutting Wireless?
Wireless Bits | 11/19/2007

They call it stormy muni

Verizon Keeps 100-Gig Promise
News Analysis | 11/19/2007

An old Lucent box helps Verizon run the 100-Gig test it was hoping for

Virtual Politics
Red Panda | 11/19/2007

JFK joins Second Life and Paris Hilton teams with Tony Blair

Carrier Scorecard: Vodafone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2007

Vodafone's strong performance in data revenue growth earns the carrier an upgrade on our latest Scorecard

Shuffle Up & Deal
Craig's A-List | 11/19/2007

For the startups betting on the river card

SDV Deployment Snapshot II
The Bauminator | 11/19/2007

We've splashed a new coat of paint on our data after Charter announced plans to deploy switched digital video in LA

Book to the Future
MO Content | 11/19/2007

With the Amazon Kindle

AT&T Renews Interest in EchoStar
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/19/2007

Echostar's recent stock swoon has rekindled AT&T's interest in the satellite provider, according to a new report

Mobile Content Nets VC Cash
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/19/2007

Motricity is the biggest mobile moneybag in Rutberg's digital media VC survey for October

Charter Charts First SDV Course
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/19/2007

Picks BigBand in L.A. to create headroom for HDTV and 'special interest' programming. Is Videotron next on BigBand's cable playlist?

Have You Condied Today?
Monkey Bidness | 11/19/2007

Bidness term o' the day

Does Google Heart Skype?
EuroBlog | 11/19/2007

Gossip puts Skype in Google's viewfinder

TI Revamp Expected
EuroBlog | 11/19/2007

New big gorgonzolas expected at Telecom Italia

WRC Wraps Up
Wireless Bits | 11/19/2007

See ya in another four years

AlcaLu Identifies Deep Packet Potential
News Analysis | 11/19/2007

Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP, Basil Alwan, says DPI is crucial to the development of next-gen carrier services

IMS Alert
The Philter | 11/19/2007

Our new report is an IMS beast

Nokia-Siemens Balks at BSNL Contract
News Analysis | 11/19/2007

Nokia Siemens is yet to accept BSNL's order for mobile network equipment, expressing difficulty at matching its low price

Zayo Buys, Grows & Raises Debt
News Analysis | 11/19/2007

Zayo, the bandwidth services startup, now has managed services to go with all its shiny new fiber

Turkey Trot
Craig's A-List | 11/16/2007

Tell us what sucked about 2007

Optical Alphabet Soup
Peer Pressure | 11/16/2007

Do you know the difference between DQPSK, DPQPSK, and DPSK?

Google Preps Broadband Bid
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2007

Search giant says it is making the 'necessary preparations' to bid on wireless spectrum in the US

Presidential Ringtones
MO Content | 11/16/2007

Ringing in the new?

Football and FiOS
Raynman | 11/16/2007

I asked and VZ delivered

Content! Content!
Contentinople | 11/16/2007

Updates from the contentiverse

Google's 700MHz Bet
Wireless Bits | 11/16/2007

It's still about the software, stupid

Google Goes DIY With 10 GigE
News Analysis | 11/16/2007

Google has built its own low-cost 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches

LR Poll: My Rights vs. Yours
News Analysis | 11/16/2007

How should vendors respond to the possibility that their gear could be used to violate human rights?

While I Was Away
The Bauminator | 11/16/2007

Here's a quick rundown on the specter of the 70/70 rule, P2P fiascoes, and the big cable rumor of the week

The Road to 100G Winds Up Carriers
News Analysis | 11/16/2007

Heavy Reading survey shows there's a lot of uncertainty for carriers looking at 40-gig and 100-gig technologies

Verizon & Vodafone
Jonestown | 11/16/2007

We are the worldphone

Funded Founder Founded
Craig's A-List | 11/16/2007

TheFunded.com loses its air of mystery

Retailers Open to Wireless Attacks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/16/2007

Penetration tests show that half of wireless networks at major mall stores could be easily hacked

Vonage Bill
The Philter | 11/16/2007

The cost of cheap VOIP services

Click! Click! The Nokia N82
LR Mobile Gizmo | 11/16/2007

A sharper image

More Ads? Really?
Craig's A-List | 11/16/2007

G-Phone poll results

Beyond Funny
The Philter | 11/16/2007

No PowerPoint?

Apple's Asian '08
Jonestown | 11/16/2007

Japan & China next for Apple?

FT Adds to African Assets
News Analysis | 11/16/2007

France Telecom beats off rival carrier bids to take control of loss-making Telkom Kenya in a deal worth $390M

Verizon: MoCA Needs Some Speed
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/16/2007

MoCA's primary customer tells the home-net Alliance to raise the speed bar. But how high? Try 400 Mbit/s

Mobile Content Cards
MO Content | 11/15/2007

You buying?

ROK Rolls to Nasdaq
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/15/2007

UK mobile TV player gets on the Nasdaq OTC board through a share exchange with CyberFund

Cisco's Q1 Explained
Craig's A-List | 11/15/2007

Some days are just down days

More Mobile Banking Buyouts to Come?
Jonestown | 11/15/2007

Tower Group says mobile banking will finally start to rake in M&A cash

Cisco Voters Down Human Rights Proposal
News Analysis | 11/15/2007

Concerns about Cisco's roles in human rights and executive pay trends got support, but not victory, at the shareholder meeting

Contentinople Updates
Contentinople | 11/15/2007

Digital content news

Sprint's New Pearl
LR Mobile Gizmo | 11/15/2007

Sub-$200 cellphone market hots up for the holidays

Qwest Blazing Trail for Video
News Analysis | 11/15/2007

Qwest is now securing cable franchises throughout its footprint because, you know, they're kinda neat

India Racks Up Mobile Subs
News Analysis | 11/15/2007

Indian operators added more than 7M mobile subscribers in October, with market leader Bharti crossing the 50M mark

Nortel Takes 40-Gig to Verizon
News Analysis | 11/15/2007

The company's equipment will be deployed to enable 10-Gig and 40-Gig services for Verizon Business in Europe

Carrier Scorecard: Ma Bell Mania
News Analysis | 11/15/2007

It was a quarter to forget for Wall Street: US wireline carriers took a step back in Q3 2007

OME Waits for PBT
Peer Pressure | 11/15/2007

Nortel's flagship optical platform still missing PBT

Fun With Google's Market Cap
Light Ranting | 11/15/2007

Can you pick the combo that beats Google?

Is 100 Mbit/s Possible?
Raynman | 11/15/2007

Sure, but is it a good idea?

AlcaLu Expands Alwan's Role
News Analysis | 11/15/2007

Basil Alwan has been handed a strategic blue-sky role in Alcatel-Lucent's Carrier Business Group

Holy Hot Cakes!
Monkey Bidness | 11/15/2007

Rooty Tooty Fresh 'n' Fruity Epiphany

Comcast Plots Multi-Room DVR
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/15/2007

Comcast CTO expects rollout in 'select' markets to begin in Q3 2008 but has yet to pick a home networking scheme

Bid Talk Lifts C&W
EuroBlog | 11/15/2007

No, not Country & Western

MoCA 2.0
The Bauminator | 11/15/2007

And other nuggets from the first annual confab dedicated to the home-net scheme

Virtual Theft
EuroBlog | 11/15/2007

Will Dutch thief get a Second Life sentence?

Broadband Census
BroadBananas | 11/15/2007

With better research data in hand, perhaps the FCC could craft more meaningful broadband policies

Infinera, Juniper Throw GMPLS Party
News Analysis | 11/15/2007

Internet2 wants its bandwidth-on-demand, so vendors put on a GMPLS demo at SC07

Correction o' the Week
Monkey Bidness | 11/14/2007

Paris Hilton indifferent to elephants

Clearwire's Cash Craving
Wireless Bits | 11/14/2007


Mobile Capex Falls in North America
Jonestown | 11/14/2007

Sprint leading the retreat

Reding's Latest Rumpus
EuroBlog | 11/14/2007

Viv's causing another regulatory stink

Cha-Ching! Qualcomm Buys Into Mobile Banking
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/14/2007

CDMA maven Qualcomm buys banking software startup Firethorn as mobile payments market in the US gets hotter

Content News Cornucopia
Contentinople | 11/14/2007

Content news to peruse if you choose

Nortel Preps New PBT Switch
News Analysis | 11/14/2007

Nortel has a new PBT-optimized Ethernet switch in the works as it tries to rival the MPLS router vendors

Slow Start for Android
Craig's A-List | 11/14/2007

No flying cars yet, either

Comcast, Microsoft Get Down to (Small) Business
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/14/2007

At last, Microsoft fits its software into a far-reaching cable deployment strategy… but it has nothing to do with TV

Optical's Great Leap Forward
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/14/2007

Forget the talk of another optical bubble; network operators worldwide are clamoring for 100-Gbit/s speeds, and their needs aren't going away

Tree Man
Jonestown | 11/14/2007

When going green is a bad thing

ADVA Hires for RBOC Opportunity
News Analysis | 11/14/2007

ADVA CEO says the US RBOCs are sales targets

Harmonic Maintains QAM Edge
The Bauminator | 11/14/2007

Continues momentum in a product sector that's ripe for consolidation

Craig Goes to Norway
Wireless Bits | 11/14/2007

Norway awards WiMax licenses

Oracle Leads OSS News Charge
News Analysis | 11/14/2007

As OSS vendors unveil their latest wares, software giant leads the way with an integrated software platform approach

Vodafone's Second Life
MO Content | 11/14/2007

Vodafone does virtual marketing

Country Blues
Wireless Bits | 11/14/2007

Dreams of rural WiMax idylls grow dim

NCTA to FCC: 'Hands Off!'
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/14/2007

Chief of cable's top lobbying arm fires back amid reports the FCC may try to invoke broader powers and reregulate the industry

US Broadband Growth Slows
News Analysis | 11/13/2007

Telcos in the US can't count on wireline broadband to fuel growth any more

Enterprise Data Drives Vodafone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2007

Vodafone reported strong growth in data service revenues in the first half of this year, driven mainly by enterprise services

Putting the Orr In
Jonestown | 11/13/2007

The strikingly frank confessions of former stress cadet and current Aruba CEO, Dominic Orr

Web Savvy Stalker
Red Panda | 11/13/2007

Romeo and Juliet 2.0

Pygmy Followup
Craig's A-List | 11/13/2007

Yahoo pays up

Upgrade Specialist Vyyo Gets Downgraded
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/13/2007

Analyst hedges optimism on concerns about the speed of company's revenue ramp, balance sheet, and customer prospects

Rural WiMax Dreams Fade
Cutting Loose | 11/13/2007

With Sprint faltering there's less impetus than ever to deliver broadband to smaller towns and rural communities

India Plans 3G Auction
Wireless Bits | 11/13/2007

India's spectrum policy gets messy

The Light Stuff
The Philter | 11/13/2007

Three years of Leading Lights video highlights

Norwegians Still Bidding
Wireless Bits | 11/13/2007

Norway's 2.6 GHz auction goes on

C&W Raises Outlook, Dumps Exec
News Analysis | 11/13/2007

C&W raises its earnings guidance as its restructuring strategy pays off, but casts off its international chief

Hammerhead Unveils PBT Smarts
News Analysis | 11/13/2007

Multicast services are the next target as Hammerhead expands its work with PBT

Vodafone Rakes in Data Revenues
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/13/2007

Vodafone boosted data revenues by 48.8% in the first half of 2007 and raised its full-year outlook

Microsoft Music
MO Content | 11/12/2007

...and the shadow of Openwave

Disney Goes to Japan
MO Content | 11/12/2007

The mouse of the Rising Sun

Orange Builds on FMC Base
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/12/2007

Orange continues to expand its FMC customer base in France, the UK, and Poland

More Martin Hits Coming?
The Bauminator | 11/12/2007

FCC could slap cable with more regulations, but the numbers required don't appear to add up, analyst says

WiFi Update
Jonestown | 11/12/2007

Wi-Fi Alliance certifies 140 draft n devices

Belgians Eat Up IPTV
EuroBlog | 11/12/2007

But do they dip their telco TV in mayo?

ADVA Exec Shakeup Continues
News Analysis | 11/12/2007

By bringing in Cisco's Ron Martin, ADVA makes its fourth major executive move this year

Rumor Du Jour
Wireless Bits | 11/12/2007

Google Eyeing Sprint?

Vinny Astaire
The Bauminator | 11/12/2007

When it comes to TD celebrations, there's old school, and then there's really old school

iPhone's Damp Squib
MO Content | 11/12/2007

iPhone underwhelms Europeans

Follow the Falafel
Monkey Bidness | 11/12/2007

You can't handle the tabouli!

Cisco Faces Human Rights Questions
News Analysis | 11/12/2007

Once again, some investors are hoping to bring up shareholder rights issues at Cisco's annual meeting

Radical Reding
EuroBlog | 11/12/2007

Commissioner to unveil reform plans tomorrow

Telefónica's Profits Leap in Q3
News Analysis | 11/12/2007

Spanish giant reports nearly 40 percent rise in Q3 net income to €4B, but IPTV growth has slowed in the carrier's home market

Intel: We're No. 72!
Craig's A-List | 11/12/2007

Hafnium is the new copper

Europe iPhones It In
Jonestown | 11/9/2007

That obscure object of desire arrives in the old continent

Pig Juice
The Bauminator | 11/9/2007

No holiday grocery shopping list is complete without this item

Verizon, Level 3 Win $1.8B WITS Deal
News Analysis | 11/9/2007

The General Services Administration contract could be worth up to $1.8 billion over eight years

Dead WiMax Deal Could Aid MSOs
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/9/2007

A broader relationship between cable and Sprint could emerge with the removal of Clearwire and its business ties to satellite TV duo

Sonus Fills BT's IMS Hole
News Analysis | 11/9/2007

Sounds dirty, don't it? Ericsson must think so

NextPoint Networks Update
Peer Pressure | 11/9/2007

The site is no longer 'coming soon'

Finisar's Down Day
Craig's A-List | 11/9/2007

Q2 looks too much like Q1

Cablevision Confident About HD Capacity
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/9/2007

With the help of switched digital video, Cablevision claims capacity to 'carry as many HD channels as can be launched'

More PR Fun
The Philter | 11/9/2007

Wait, you mean I'm NOT trying to help?

IPO Alert: Fabrinet
News Analysis | 11/9/2007

The manufacturing powerhouse built by a former Seagate exec is ready to go public

Textually Transmitted Disease
Monkey Bidness | 11/9/2007

Clap if you've heard this one

Liberate Squares With OpenTV
The Bauminator | 11/9/2007

As expected, court green-lights OpenTV and Liberate settlement over iTV patents, while Comcast-Cox JV forks over $1.5M

Euro iPhone Fever
EuroBlog | 11/9/2007

Eurogeeks queue up for the gizmo

No iPhone Pandora
MO Content | 11/9/2007

Don't open the 3G music box

Siemens Eyes Unit Sale
EuroBlog | 11/9/2007

In talks to sell Enterprise Communications biz

Sprint Reconsiders WiMax Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2007

Sprint confirms that WiMax partnership with Clearwire has been scrapped and says it's reviewing its WiMax business plans

Report: Sprint & Clearwire Split
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/9/2007

Wireless broadband contenders have reportedly dropped plans to work together on a WiMax network in the US

Good News for Geezers
Monkey Bidness | 11/8/2007

Throwing the book at whippersnappers

Sonus Gets BT 21CN Win
News Analysis | 11/8/2007

VOIP equipment vendor announces big win along with a net loss for the third quarter

Mesh on the Up & Up?
Wireless Bits | 11/8/2007

Muni is not dead, apparently

T-Mobile Adds 857,000 Subs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/8/2007

Profits up, income down for the carrier's third quarter

Vyyo Seeks 3 GHz Breakthrough
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/8/2007

Vyyo's on the verge of two MSO deals that could open up a market worth $100M per year

Vonage Posts Q3 Loss, Settles With AT&T
News Analysis | 11/8/2007

Vonage's revenues improve in Q3 and it settles with AT&T

Brown Nosing for Dummies
Red Panda | 11/8/2007

How to suck up, and being a turd at work

CDNs Adopting P2P
Peer Pressure | 11/8/2007

Peer-to-peer is catching on in content delivery

Google & 4G
Wireless Bits | 11/8/2007

Google as network operator? I have mixed feelings

OpenTV Sees Legal Liberation
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/8/2007

Says pending settlement with remains of Liberate Technologies could give its US cable strategy a much needed boost

Euro IPTV Update
EuroBlog | 11/8/2007

More IPTV gains in Germany and Croatia

Prabhu Quits as Tellabs CEO
News Analysis | 11/8/2007

Krish Prabhu will step down as CEO and president of Tellabs from March 1, 2008

Poop Happens
Monkey Bidness | 11/8/2007

Ferret feces join the war on drugs

Soccer Kickstarts BT's IPTV Growth
News Analysis | 11/8/2007

Adding Premier League soccer content has tripled BT Vision's customer base, but restructuring costs hit the carrier's Q2 profits

TTM Adds $55M to Backhaul War Chest
News Analysis | 11/8/2007

Funding that could total $120M sets up TTM for an assault on the North American wireless backhaul market

Investors Frown on Cisco Q1
News Analysis | 11/7/2007

Cisco beats expectations for another quarter, although the stock is sliding after hours

Ho, Ho, ACH!!
Red Panda | 11/7/2007

Santa and his murderous elf sell calendars

Schooling the Street
Peer Pressure | 11/7/2007

Wall Street 'needs to grow up,' analyst says

Acme Shares Beaten After Earnings
News Analysis | 11/7/2007

Shares in Acme Packet fell more than 15 percent Wednesday, despite strong third-quarter results

Fruit of the Sea
Monkey Bidness | 11/7/2007

Bananas at night, Monkeys' delight

Internet Vice Squad
The Bauminator | 11/7/2007

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Network Neutrality Squad!

Moral 'Pygmies'
Craig's A-List | 11/7/2007

China is nothing to Yahoo about

Vodafone Opens the Ovi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2007

Vodafone partners with Nokia to combine their Internet services on Nokia handsets

Time Warner Cable Bleeds Subs
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/7/2007

Lingering issues in Los Angeles and Dallas contributed to the bulk of a larger than expected loss of 83,000 basic video subs in the period

Interactive TV Wish List
Raynman | 11/7/2007

5 interactive services I'd want from FiOS or U-verse

Next-Gen Spectrum Crunch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2007

Spectrum availability will be a barrier for LTE deployment, finds a new Unstrung Insider report

U-verse Capex: Pay More, Get Less
BroadBananas | 11/7/2007

That video thing over DSL isn't so easy, apparently

3G LTE: How Far? How Fast?
LR Mobile Column | 11/7/2007

The 3GPP's Long-Term Evolution (LTE) standard has emerged as the leading candidate technology for next-generation wireless networks.

Norway Nets $13.5M
Wireless Bits | 11/7/2007

Norway kicks off 2.6 GHz mobile broadband auction

Analysts: Google Plans Lack Substance
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/7/2007

Industry analysts are not yet sure what to make of Google's Android open software initiative

Swisscom Still Dogged by IPTV Issues
News Analysis | 11/7/2007

A year after commercial launch Swisscom's IPTV service is still experiencing technical difficulties

Yet More Euro IPTV Growth
EuroBlog | 11/7/2007

Swisscom adds another 10,000 subs

Serbians Gear Up for Growth
EuroBlog | 11/6/2007

Serbia Broadband ups its optical capacity

Level 3 Jumps Into Streaming
News Analysis | 11/6/2007

Streaming media, in multiple formats, gives Level 3 another service for its CDN

Lagging RBOCs
Raynman | 11/6/2007

Bad day for telco stocks

NaviSite Outage Lingers On
News Analysis | 11/6/2007

With some Websites reportedly down for four days, hosting provider NaviSite is feeling customers' wrath

Android's Data Impact
Cutting Loose | 11/6/2007

Google's carrier partners are betting that Google will give them an iPhone-like boost

Fiber to the Meter
Peer Pressure | 11/6/2007

A deployment in which all homes are passed

AT&T Readjusts U-verse Forecast
News Analysis | 11/6/2007

AT&T says it will spend $500M more on U-Verse, passing 1 million fewer homes by the end of 2008 than expected earlier

Mediacom Eyes HD Expansion
The Bauminator | 11/6/2007

MSO's 'basic family' tier to offer 30 to 40 hi-def nets in time for the 2007 holiday season – offering one reason for a rise in Q3 capex

Nortel CEO Sees 2008 Growth
News Analysis | 11/6/2007

Mike Zavirovski says Nortel's annual revenues are set to grow in 2008, helping to send the stock up 12%

Dumping Cisco
Craig's A-List | 11/6/2007

Breaking up, on the Web, isn't so hard to do

Bewkes Roundup
The Bauminator | 11/6/2007

Big changes may be in store when new Time Warner CEO takes the helm in January

Mediacom Posts Loss, Lowers Guidance
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/6/2007

Shares stumble more than 12 percent Tuesday morning after MSO lowers revenue projections for 2007 and posts wider-than-expected net loss

Operators Flock to Femto Forum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/6/2007

The Femto Forum grows its membership to more than 40 companies including major operators and equipment suppliers

The Femto Stays
Wireless Bits | 11/6/2007

It's not feminine hygiene, it's a home base station

Nortel Edges Into Profit
News Analysis | 11/6/2007

Q3 falls short of expectations, but Nortel still manages a small profit and a gross margin of 43% on sales of $2.7 billion

CableLabs Touts OpenCable Progress
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/6/2007

Fifteen vendors join 'interop' as FCC mulls whether to rule in favor of OpenCable, the CEA's 'DCR Plus' proposal, or a combo of the two

G-Man Speaks
Craig's A-List | 11/5/2007

Eric Schmidt, performance artist?

Spirent Cuts Deeper, Sticks With OSS
News Analysis | 11/5/2007

Strategic review identifies further cost cuts but decides against an exit from the service assurance market

Google: Android's Not Evil
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/5/2007

Google is thinking big with Android, but it's not talking much about ad revenues or Apple yet

Top 5 List
The Philter | 11/5/2007

Top 5 services I wish my wireless carrier offered

More Euro IPTV Growth
EuroBlog | 11/5/2007

The Czechs like IPTV, too

Mother Goose 2.0
Red Panda | 11/5/2007

'In my day we had to pick an Internet from a tree'

Unisys Aims, Pulls AppTrigger
News Analysis | 11/5/2007

Unisys teams with AppTrigger as it aims to build on its installed base of carrier messaging systems

Google Makes Mobile Move
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/5/2007

There's no Gphone yet, but Google is moving into cellphones with an OS and middleware platform called Android

TelcoTV Tidbits
Raynman | 11/5/2007

With visual aids

The Power of the Pen
The Bauminator | 11/5/2007

Beware: I have a customized writing utensil. I shall use it to smite the enemy and take over the world!

Insight-ful Questions Expected Tuesday
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/5/2007

MSO posted a solid quarter, but firm answers about Insight's future likely won't be answered until tomorrow morning

Dollar's Slip Is Showing
Monkey Bidness | 11/5/2007

Gisele Bündchen, leading economic indicator

G-Phone Today?
MO Content | 11/5/2007

The day when Google reveals all

Microsoft Seals $500M IPTV Deal
News Analysis | 11/5/2007

Microsoft's long-standing IPTV collaborator Reliance Communications is to launch its telco TV services in India early next year

Bogus PR Ban
The Philter | 11/5/2007

Send us your tired masses of PR pitches

VOD in Malaysia?
Wireless Bits | 11/5/2007

Vodafone to buy share of Telekom Malaysia's mobile business unit

UK iPhone This Week
MO Content | 11/5/2007

Start queuing now for the iPhone

It's a Big Fat World
Monkey Bidness | 11/4/2007

When you wish upon a donut...

Contentinople in Pictures!
Contentinople | 11/2/2007

Our slideshow from Digital Hollywood

Cisco Markup Redux
Craig's A-List | 11/2/2007

Vyatta says thanks for the memory prices

Group Questions Comcast's Net Neutrality
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/2/2007

Petition calls on FCC to investigate, suggests MSO should be fined $195,000 for each sub affected by 'degraded' Internet service

Fall VON Highlights
Peer Pressure | 11/2/2007

By Halloween, VON was a ghost town

IPTV Growth Gets Euro Pop
News Analysis | 11/2/2007

European carriers are adding tens of thousands of IPTV subs each month as the Old Continent leads the way in telco TV growth

Mother Cow
Red Panda | 11/2/2007

Udderly ridiculous

Carrier Access Gets Scoffer Offer
News Analysis | 11/2/2007

Shareholder sends an offer letter of $3.40 a share to CACS, saying the company is undervalued

Cisco Doubles Down on China
News Analysis | 11/2/2007

Cisco promises to invest $16 billion in China over the next five years

Old Sausage
Monkey Bidness | 11/2/2007

Consumer protection 1432

Conexant Quits Wireless
News Analysis | 11/2/2007

Still mired in losses, Conexant discontinues standalone wireless LAN chips and lays off 140

EC Hits Back
EuroBlog | 11/2/2007

Euro regulators are in tit-for-tat mode

It's Fatal Friday!
Monkey Bidness | 11/2/2007

For God's sake, stay home!!!

Leap-MetroPCS Deal Gets More Confusing
Jonestown | 11/1/2007

MetroPCS pulls out but Leap says it is open to talks

CACS Update
The Philter | 11/1/2007

Many offers, little prices

Low-Tech Fun
The Bauminator | 11/1/2007

Who needs hi-def when you've got ASCII-Vision?

Verizon Leads the Great 100-Mbit/s Bandwidth Race
News Analysis | 11/1/2007

Verizon is gearing up for 100 Mbit/s to be a common offering for most homes. Will AT&T follow suit?

MetroPCS Pulls Leap Bid
Jonestown | 11/1/2007

The talking is over

Comcast Takes CableCARD Battle to Court
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/1/2007

The FCC wouldn't grant Comcast a waiver, and, as promised, Comcast is taking the fight to appeals court

AT&T Defends FTTN
Peer Pressure | 11/1/2007

VP says bandwidth is a non-issue

Key Management Enhanced for RFID Security
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2007

Tutarus, SecureRF encrypt RFID data on the chip

Fresh BlackBerry Juice
Jonestown | 11/1/2007

Verizon first with a CDMA Pearl?

Sprint Halts 'Pivot' Expansion
LR Cable News Analysis | 11/1/2007

Stems market and retail store expansion of a wireless service offered in tandem with cable MSOs, citing mounting provisioning issues

Sprint Stumbles Again
LR Mobile News Analysis | 11/1/2007

Third-ranked US wireless operator reports subscriber numbers down by 60,000 for the third quarter

Optical Last Mile
Craig's A-List | 11/1/2007

JDSU's reasons to turn thumbs down on copper

Analyst Pooh-Poohs MDU Ruling
The Bauminator | 11/1/2007

Top cable analyst suggests FCC's ban on exclusive cable MDU contracts is much ado about less than what many investors might think

BT Preps Staff Cull
EuroBlog | 11/1/2007

Significant jobs cuts expected at BT

Windstream Taps TiVo
News Analysis | 11/1/2007

A new partnership with TiVo might help Windstream fight off cable competition

Google & Verizon
Wireless Bits | 11/1/2007

Sitting in a tree...

JDSU Sees Optical Rebound
News Analysis | 11/1/2007

The company's optical sales bounce back, but not all the way

AlcaLu's Floaters
EuroBlog | 11/1/2007

Reshuffle leaves two senior execs in limbo

TelcoTV 2007
LRTV Documentaries | 11/1/2007

Telcos are finally offering TV services in a real way, but are any of them making money? And, now that they've figured out the technical hurdles, what should they be doing to really stand out in this competitive business?

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