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Docsis 3.0 Tackles Linear IP Video
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/28/2011

New and improved multicast capabilities for D3 could help push forward cable's grander IP video migration plans

Acme Packet Broadens Its Horizons
News Analysis | 2/28/2011

Acme looks beyond session border controllers with new recording product and middleware platform to enable business apps in the IP world

The Policy Bandwagon Rolls On
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/28/2011

But questions remain about where that bandwagon will ultimately take us

App Developer Oppression?
The Philter | 2/28/2011

2:40 PM Apple's revenue-sharing policies in its App Store are crystal clear. So why is everyone so upset?

Reader Poll: Will You Wait for iPad 2?
Que Sera Sarah | 2/28/2011

1:05 PM Apple is set to announce the follow-up to its iPad on Wednesday. Did you delay your tablet purchase in anticipation?

New Services Set for Rural Carrier Rescue
News Analysis | 2/28/2011

Vendors are aiming to solve the rural carrier innovation gap with cloud computing, VoIP and wireless solutions

China Unicom to Target Google, Apple
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2011

Borrowing a page from China Mobile's playbook, the Chinese operator plans to develop its own operating system and take on Android and iOS

Cisco Reclaims CMTS Lead
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/28/2011

Cisco follows a wobbly 2009 by retaking the cable modem termination system revenue share lead from Arris in 2010

Comcast Won't Sell Video to Non-Subs
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/28/2011

Elsewhere: ivi TV seeks help in DC, Level 3 and Comcast bend the FCC's ear, and Mediacom makes a bold Web ad play

Bonding With Cable's Upstream
The Bauminator | 2/28/2011

10:55 AM Comcast's Chris Bastian sheds more light on the MSO's field tests of Docsis 3.0 upstream channel bonding

Can Cloud Boost UC for Verizon?
News Analysis | 2/28/2011

New UCaaS approach intended to hide complexity, reduce cost for enterprises wanting to use Unified Communications to support mobile apps

AT&T Intros Mobile Location-Based Ads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2011

AT&T teams up with major brand names to launch a mobile ad system that delivers targeted info within retail 'perimeters' in major cities

Burglars Bring Down Vodafone Network
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2011

Vodafone UK suffers major service outage following a break-in at an exchange where equipment was stolen

ADVA in for the Long Haul With 100G
News Analysis | 2/28/2011

After a good year in the metro market, ADVA decides it's time to compete with the long-haul brigade. But it faces some challenges

MPLS Argument Leads to Split Standard
News Analysis | 2/28/2011

The ITU appears to be supporting an AlcaLu/Huawei-led revolt, a move that some are calling a rift in MPLS standardization

Euronews: Feb. 28
News Analysis | 2/28/2011

Google denies European VoD plans, a third licence is granted in Oman and France frowns on Skype in today's news from the EMEA region

Multiplatform & Internet Video: Why Content Protection Matters
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/25/2011

For multiplatform video to succeed, new technologies are needed to secure video content against piracy and unauthorized access

Dish Paves Way for Streaming-Only Option
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/25/2011

Charlie Ergen & Co. is trying to secure rights to stream programming over the top

Sino-Euro War of Words
EuroBlog | 2/25/2011

4:45 PM Careless talk costs contracts

iSuppli: Why Xoom Has to Go Back for 4G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/25/2011

Researchers open up a Xoom, explain why you need to return the tablet for a 4G upgrade and identify differences versus the iPad

Comcast Targets First CMAP Field Trial
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/25/2011

The trials, slated for mid-2011, will focus on the 'operational readiness' of the architecture rather than the testing of new CMAP gear

Independent Telcos: It's Time to Prepare
How IOCee It | 2/25/2011

12:30 PM Smaller telcos can no longer put off product development, even if the regulatory climate is uncertain

Health Care: A Long-Term ROI Commitment
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/25/2011

The service providers that are willing to invest in health care today – despite elongated ROI – will reap the rewards for decades to come

Research Rewind: Feb. 25
Research Rewind | 2/25/2011

This week: Service providers and health care, telecom in Ecuador and Iran, Mobile World Congress postmortem, Polkomtel's many suitors

Consumer Group Wants to Tax Netflix
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/25/2011

Elsewhere: Dish chief stays coy on spectrum plans, retrans consent lobbying heats up, and former Cablevision exec joins social media firm

T-Mobile Loses Subs as Data Grows 25%
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/25/2011

T-Mobile hopes that 42Mbit/s service in 25 metro areas by mid-2011 will help it on road to recovery

Huawei's Rep Repair
The Philter | 2/25/2011

9:20 AM Is it time to cut Huawei some slack?

OS Watch: Sprint Snags First CDMA WP7 Phone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/25/2011

Microsoft makes its CDMA debut, iPad 2 expectations rise and Android 3.0 reviews amass in this week's OS observations

Mixed 2010 for Euro Giants
News Analysis | 2/25/2011

Deutsche Telekom, Telecom Italia and Telefónica have all reported their 2010 financials – so how did they do, and what are their 2011 prospects?

Euronews: Feb. 25
News Analysis | 2/25/2011

It's financials time for Deutsche Telekom, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and cable giant UPC in today's helping of Euro telecom news

Ambeault: The Answer Man
Rewired | 2/24/2011

5:50 PM When Verizon customers complain, exec Joe Ambeault answers. What kind of subversive is this guy?

Huawei's Open Letter to the US
News Analysis | 2/24/2011

The company takes a stand against what it considers to be an unfair image in US eyes – and openly invites an investigation

Smart Move by the CTIA
Jonestown | 2/24/2011

4:50 PM Next year's wireless show will move to New Orleans in May

Comcast Preps a Docsis 3.0 Boost
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/24/2011

Upstream channel bonding, which has hit 75 Mbit/s in labs, will be ready for the real world within weeks, a Comcast exec says

Tablet Wars: Who's Xooming Whom?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/24/2011

Users and reviewers like the Honeycomb OS, but aren't so keen on the price of the new Motorola tablet

Cable Pushes Docsis 3.0 Deployments
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/24/2011

Heavy Reading says wideband will reach 85M homes in North America this year, and close in on 90M by the end of 2012

Europe's LTE TDD Creep
EuroBlog | 2/24/2011

11:30 AM China and India hold great potential, but there's LTE TDD activity in EMEA too

MetroPCS Hints at LightSquared LTE Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/24/2011

Carrier isn't ready to reveal financial details of its LTE rollout, but it could be teaming up with LightSquared for a wholesale roaming deal

France Telecom Updates on LTE, FTTH
News Analysis | 2/24/2011

French giant lays out its timetable for LTE and updates on its fiber-access progress

France Telecom Battles Through 2010
News Analysis | 2/24/2011

European giant holds up well in 2010, with growth towards the end of the year, though it still has a few troubled units to turn around

Euronews: Feb. 24
News Analysis | 2/24/2011

France Telecom steadies the ship, taxing times for Magyar Telekom and Eircom crisis latest in today's canter through the Euro telecom news

Comcast Unit Shares Cisco's Video Spotlight
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/24/2011

Cisco's first Videoscape deployment has to share the glory with Comcast's unit, thePlatform, and with non-Cisco set-tops

Tablet Wars: iPad 2 vs Android 3.0
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/23/2011

Apple confirms iPad 2 launch event just as Google unveils Android 3.0 'Honeycomb' SDK

DirecTV Preps Broadband Boxes, Flirts With LTE
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/23/2011

Satellite TV giant looks to launch premium service that offers movies soon after theatrical release, and talks up some plans involving LTE

How Q-ute! Juniper's QFabric Rethinks the Data Center
News Analysis | 2/23/2011

The Stratus fabric arrives as Juniper explains its plan for huge, distributed data centers that it says Cisco (and others) can't match

When Will Thunder Strike Verizon?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/23/2011

Verizon's first LTE smartphone, the HTC ThunderBolt, could be hit the market tomorrow – or next month

Motorola & Verizon Ink Public-Safety LTE Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/23/2011

Motorola Solutions will use Verizon's LTE network for public-safety applications in the US

South Korea Wants 1Gig for All
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/23/2011

Elsewhere: DirecTV adds 289,000 subscribers, Netflix cuts CBS deal, while Knology expands in Alabama and Georgia

MWC 2011: Barcelona Pix'n'Mix
Que Sera Sarah | 2/23/2011

11:15 AM What happened when MWC newbies Sarah Reedy and Heather Stanic were set loose in Barcelona? Check out these pics to find out...

Court Finds for Huawei vs Moto
News Analysis | 2/23/2011

Huawei wins preliminary court injunction against Motorola to prevent trade secrets being sold to Nokia Siemens Networks

Global Crossing Preps Major US Upgrade
News Analysis | 2/23/2011

Company will build first US data centers and upgrade to ultra-long-haul optics to meet demand for cloud services and IP video

Euronews: Feb. 23
News Analysis | 2/23/2011

MittelEuropa dominates today's Euronews, with Austria and Poland very much in the telecom headlines

Court Cuts Ivi's Web TV Signal
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/22/2011

A firm that targeted so-called 'cord-cutters' by rerouting broadcast TV signals over the Internet has just had its own cord snipped

Reflections on Barcelona: Decision Time for 4G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/22/2011

The industry's mindset has shifted from 3G hierarchical network architecture to flat, all-IP 4G architecture, but the hard work has just begun

Verizon Lets Users Xoom for $600
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/22/2011

Moto's Honeycomb iPad competitor will go on sale on Thursday for $600 with a two-year contract, or $800 without one

WOW Rips Page From Comcast's Digital Playbook
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/22/2011

Competitive overbuilder to reclaim spectrum using new breed of 'universal' DTAs that can run on Cisco- and Moto-based cable networks

Hold On for LTE-Advanced
Wireless Bits | 2/22/2011

1:15 PM Specs are on track, but don't get too excited just yet

Amazon Fires Shot at Netflix's Bow
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/22/2011

Elsewhere: 3-D-TV standard makes Euro-progress, broadcasters may face spectrum fees, while Convergys is ID'd as a possible takeover target

Vidyo Puts Services Spin on Videoconferencing
News Analysis | 2/22/2011

Using video routers rather than bridges helps drive down costs for video as a managed service from global service providers

LightSquared Tees Up $586M Loan Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/22/2011

Wholesale LTE provider to tap new infusion for 'corporate purposes' and its network buildout, as its total raised funds reaches over $2 billion

AlcaLu's IP Router Sales Soar
News Analysis | 2/22/2011

Alcatel-Lucent is now established as the number-two player in IP routing, so just how well did the vendor's IP team do last year?

Euronews: Feb. 22
News Analysis | 2/22/2011

CSR merges with Zoran, Interoute buys dark fiber from KPN and NSN/Juniper's Carrier Ethernet JV gets busy in today's Euro roundup

Netflix: Comcast May Be Discriminating
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/21/2011

Elsewhere: DirecTV eyes charges for premium 3DTV, SeaChange targets broadband-connected TVs in Europe, while cord-cutting is debunked

Classic Chasm Conundrum
AsiaBlog | 2/21/2011

11:25 AM OpenCloud's problem is an industry problem

Juniper Outbids Rival in M&A Swoop
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/21/2011

A Brilliant move by the IP giant, for whom timing is everything...

Looking Ahead to CTIA
Jonestown | 2/21/2011

9:00 AM L-T-E in the U-S-A, ra, ra!

Euronews: Feb. 21
News Analysis | 2/21/2011

DT's T-Systems teams up with Microsoft, Vodafone does a shades-y deal and Huawei goes down the Tube in today's news from the EMEA region

Huawei Sheds 3Leaf
News Analysis | 2/21/2011

Chinese vendor abandons US acquisition under pressure from government authorities

Crossroads for Docsis 3.0
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/18/2011

The wideband Docsis 3.0 spec has made great progress, but the cable industry has barely begun to realize its potential

More Fear Than Loathing Among Rural Telcos
News Analysis | 2/18/2011

With revenues dwindling and federal programs in flux, many small telcos are fearful for their future

MWC 2011: What Mattered in Barcelona
Jonestown | 2/18/2011

Nokia cast a long shadow at MWC 2011

MWC 2011: Taking the Smartphone Strain
LRTV Interviews | 2/18/2011

Neil Montefiore, CEO of Singapore operator Starhub, explains why the mobile-data growth phenomenon is yesterday's news in his home market

Redbox Streams After Netflix
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/18/2011

Elsewhere: Verizon targets TWC in Brooklyn, House Republicans try to block FCC's net-neutrality moves, and some think cord-cutting is for babies

Research Rewind: Feb. 18
Research Rewind | 2/18/2011

This week: Mobile World Congress, telecom in Slovakia and Indonesia, Carrier Ethernet exchanges

MWC 2011: Sprint's LTE D-Day Next Month?
Que Sera Sarah | 2/18/2011

7:50 AM The 3GPP is holding its next meeting one week before CTIA in Kansas City, and it's not because of the BBQ

Comcast Tunes Up 3DTV
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/18/2011

3DTV will be either the next big thing or a laughing stock. Guess which way Comcast is betting

Will lightRadio Become Urban Litter?
Craig's A-List | 2/18/2011

6:45 AM A widely distributed antenna will someday call for a widely distributed clean-up operation

Euronews: Feb. 18
News Analysis | 2/18/2011

In today's EMEA roundup, Elop stocks up on Nokia shares, the EC wants movement on satellite mobile Internet and Bahrain clamps down

MWC 2011: Operators Play With SMS Ads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/18/2011

Effective mobile marketing has been up for discussion at MWC as operators seek incremental revenues in SMS and banner ads

MWC 2011: Betting on the Next Chip M&A Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/18/2011

What will be the next mobile-chip acquisition deal? The signs in Barcelona point to something LTE TDD-related

National Broadband Map Details Disparities
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/17/2011

Map gives legislators ammunition that could be used to pressure cable operators and telcos into expanding affordable broadband access

Mapping US Broadband
Craig's A-List | 2/17/2011

4:00 PM The National Broadband Map is out. Can you see your house from here?

MWC 2011: Mobile Video Goes Two-Ways
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/17/2011

Once wireless operators work together, video chat could be the new voice calling for wireless operators

MWC 2011: Cool Beans!
EuroBlog | 2/17/2011

1:25 PM At Mobile World Congress, LTE = Love The Espresso

Google, TiVo & Best Buy Rally for AllVid
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/17/2011

Some big guns from the CE and retail worlds form a unified front to urge the FCC to turn AllVid into a full-fledged rule-making effort

Arris IDs Its First Video Gateway Customer
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/17/2011

Elsewhere: Liberty insists its gateway project is on track, MSOs play some small ball in mid-America and NBCU's new CEO tells it like it is

MWC 2011: Adios, MeeGo
Jonestown | 2/17/2011

11:15 AM You have to feel for Intel in this whole Nokia shakeout, a little bit, anyway...

MWC 2011: Telekom Austria Jazzed About LTE
LRTV Interviews | 2/17/2011

Telekom Austria CEO Hannes Ametsreiter says this year's MWC isn't boring like last year

Cisco Cuts Some Fiber From Its Diet
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/17/2011

Signaling that it may start to shed other non-core assets, Cisco sells Fibercore, a company it obtained through its buy of Scientific Atlanta

Euronews: Feb. 17
News Analysis | 2/17/2011

KPN strikes a RAN deal with ZTE, VimpelCom gets shareholders on side and Swisscom slips up in today's roundup of Euro telecom news

MWC 2011: The Customer Experience Rules
LRTV Interviews | 2/17/2011

Telefonica Europe CEO Matthew Key discusses the changing state of the mobile industry and says providing a good customer experience is the way for mobile operators to prevent becoming commoditized bit pipes

Comcast Slows the Bleeding
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Kabletown rejoices as it loses fewer basic video subs than expected while growing in other key service areas

MWC 2011: Router Vendors Tackle Video Congestion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/16/2011

We speed-date AlcaLu, Cisco and Juniper to find out how they think they can keep mobile networks unclogged

MWC 2011: Verizon Plans VoLTE for 2012
LRTV Interviews | 2/16/2011

Voice will start to go all-IP, all the time, baby, on the Verizon 4G network next year

MWC 2011: Vodafone Demos LTE TDD for Backhaul
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Vodafone rounds out its 'metrozone' vision in a demo that uses LTE TDD to backhaul small cells

MWC 2011: Deutsche Telekom Mixes 4G Cocktail
LRTV Interviews | 2/16/2011

Deutsche Telekom CTO Olivier Baujard shares the latest on LTE services in Germany, plans for LTE voice support and how Wi-Fi fits into the 4G mix

Cablevision Eyes $50 Set-Top
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/16/2011

MSO says its new network DVR service and downloadable security system will slash box costs as deployments of both expand in New York

FCC Chair: Net-Neutrality Rules Don't Cover Peering
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Genachowski tells House subcommittee the FCC's order doesn't affect 'existing peering arrangements' UPDATED 7:45 PM

MWC 2011: SK Telecom Tackles LTE
LRTV Interviews | 2/16/2011

Korean carrier discusses how it will support smartphones and tablets on its LTE network before the end of the year

MWC 2011: Femto's Watching
Que Sera Sarah | 2/16/2011

11:30 AM Carriers have the opportunity to launch femtocells apps that make use of the better coverage and network awareness

LTE's Promise Depends on Network Testing
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/16/2011

LTE testing is essential for service providers to face market challenges such as cost, profitability and time to market

Liberty's 'Horizon' Video Gateway Hits a Snag
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Elsewhere in cable land: Groupon may clip Hulu's chief, reviewer broils OTT boxes and Telenet unsheathes Moto's new upstream CMTS blade

MWC 2011: Deutsche Telekom Ditches VoLGA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Deutsche Telekom decides to go for circuit-switch fallback and eventually IMS to deliver voice services on its LTE network

MWC 2011: Sprint Plotting LTE in 2012 or 2013?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/16/2011

The carrier is exploring options when it comes to the next stage of its 4G deployment

MWC 2011: Femto Follies?
Wireless Bits | 2/16/2011

Lots of outdoor femtos here in Barcelona, but do operators really like them?

MWC 2011: Huawei Is Not Low Cost!
Que Sera Sarah | 2/16/2011

8:25 AM Chinese vendor wants to shake its low-cost image, but needs to find a new one first

MWC 2011: SoftBank CEO Bets on the Mobile Web
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/16/2011

The 'crazy' Masayoshi Son tells mobile operators how to escape their depressing reality and move from voice companies to data-centric ones

MWC 2011: NSN Chases 'Spy' off Stand
News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Nokia Siemens Networks says the security at its Barcelona 'village' in Hall 8 was breached by an industrial spy disguised as a cleaner

Euronews: Feb. 16
News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Ericsson gets busy with WAC apps and M2M, AlcaLu does LTE in UAE, and Deutsche Telekom comes under investigation in today's EMEA roundup

MWC 2011: 3G Austria Dumps NSN for ZTE
News Analysis | 2/16/2011

Hutchison 3G Austria is ripping out its NSN network and replacing it with ZTE gear as it preps its LTE launch. Could vendor financing have swung it for ZTE?

MWC 2011: Telefonica Rises to Mobile Data Challenge
LRTV Interviews | 2/16/2011

Telefonica Europe CEO Matthew Key talks about the network capacity challenges brought on by the iPhone and other smartphones, how Wi-Fi can help, and shares the latest on the operator's LTE trials in Germany

Calix Jumps Into SaaS
News Analysis | 2/15/2011

Access gear maker now offering network flow monitoring on a managed services basis to help rural telcos cut costs, add new services

MWC 2011: Dealing With Mobile Data
LRTV Interviews | 2/15/2011

Telefonica Mobile Data Group Director Tanya Field explains how the European mobile giant is dealing with, and making money from, the data deluge

Speed Thrills
The Bauminator | 2/15/2011

5:50 PM But does Cablecom's test of 32 bonded channels and downstream bursts of 1.37 Gbit/s offer more than just bragging rights?

LifeSize Luring Businesses to Mobile Video
News Analysis | 2/15/2011

Why should consumers have all the fun? New ease-of-use features and devices like the iPad could spark use of mobile video in the enterprise

Cox to Flip Wireless Switch in Oklahoma
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/15/2011

MSO's 'unbelievably fair' wireless voice and data packages are coming to the Sooner state, but how soon?

Google Won't Hit 'Purée' on OSs
Craig's A-List | 2/15/2011

1:50 PM 'Pulverize' would be fun, but Eric Schmidt says they aren't doing that, either

Apple Bites Into Subscription Video
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/15/2011

Elsewhere: Netflix hits Android phones and Boxee boxes, Rovi sells stuff through IPGs, and cable dollars heat up in Europe

MWC 2011: WAC's Real App Opportunity
Que Sera Sarah | 2/15/2011

12:25 PM Mobile operators should focus on building a few tightly integrated apps for devices, not on owning a huge app store

MWC 2011: HTC Positive on NokiaSoft
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/15/2011

HTC CEO Peter Chou says the Microsoft-Nokia connection will strengthen the entire Windows Phone ecosystem

MWC 2011: Telstra CTO Slams Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/15/2011

Femto firms looking to boost their fan bases should not go to Telstra, which views the technology as 'an admission of defeat'

MWC 2011: Surviving the Show
Jonestown | 2/15/2011

10:00 AM Some helpful tips on navigating the most massive mobile show in all of Europe

MWC 2011: Developers: Network Allies
Que Sera Sarah | 2/15/2011

9:20 AM Mobile developers have a responsibility to create apps that won't take down the network

MWC 2011: China Mobile Wants Better Wi-Fi
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/15/2011

China Mobile Chairman Wang Jiauzhou called for improvements in the Wi-Fi experience in a keynote speech in Barcelona

Euronews: Feb. 15
News Analysis | 2/15/2011

Orange prescribes a tablet, trouble at mill for Nokia, and NSN does mobile money in today's digest of European telecom news

Rural Telcos Go Toe-to-Toe With DC
News Analysis | 2/15/2011

Blair Levin, author of the National Broadband Plan, got little Valentine's Day love at the NTCA's annual gathering

MWC 2011: Where's the LTE?
Jonestown | 2/15/2011

6:50 AM There's slow'n'steady LTE evolution represented here at the show but nothing earth-shattering on the 4G front yet

MWC 2011: Orange Launches Contactless Services
LRTV Interviews | 2/15/2011

Orange announces handset from Samsung that enables new contactless services

MWC 2011: NSN Talks Up LTE, Hints at M&A
News Analysis | 2/15/2011

NSN's CEO talks of his company's turnaround in LTE, gives 3G a long shelf life, and says there are some 'holes to fill' with potential M&A

MWC 2011: WACky Times in Barcelona
Wireless Bits | 2/15/2011

4:20 AM How many CEOs does it take to hold a press conference? Ask WAC

Is Level 3 Right About Net Neutrality?
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/14/2011

AT&T and cable's chief lobbying arm don't think so, and they want the FCC to agree – and actually say something about it

MWC 2011: 3-D Trumps 4G
Jonestown | 2/14/2011

3:30 PM Mobile 3-D displays make a splash

MWC 2011: Ericsson CEO on Akamai Deal
LRTV Interviews | 2/14/2011

Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg talks about his company’s tie-up with Akamai, cloud services, prospects for 2011 and M&A

MWC 2011: MWC Is Booming
Jonestown | 2/14/2011

2:30 PM A rainy day doesn't keep the crowds away

MWC 2011: Telstra Sticks With Ericsson for LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2011

Telstra plans to launch LTE by the end of this year in Australia using network gear and devices from Ericsson and Sierra Wireless, respectively

Ethernet Gets Off the Island
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/14/2011

For most service providers, Carrier Ethernet exchanges offer the promise of dramatically and economically expanding market reach

MWC 2011: Microsoft & Nokia Court Carriers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2011

Microsoft shows off the future of Windows Phone and vows to be the most operator-friendly OS on the market

LightSquared Gets Satellite-Ready
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2011

LightSquared's wholesale LTE vision gets closer to reality following completion of in-orbit testing with the SkyTerra 1 satellite

EchoStar Bucks Up for Satellite Broadband
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/14/2011

Elsewhere: CenturyLink turns up heat on Cox, Suddenlink expands TiVo rollout, Rovi seals up Sonic and ESPN 3D goes 24/7

MWC 2011: Survey Says Smartphone Profits in Peril
News Analysis | 2/14/2011

Poor customer support produces surge of helpdesk calls and no-fault returns, limits consumer use of advanced features

MWC 2011: MetroPCS Stays One Step Ahead on LTE
LRTV Interviews | 2/14/2011

Carrier's network engineer discusses how it will extend its device lineup and sustain unlimited pricing

MWC 2011: Telefónica Banks on Financial Services
LRTV Interviews | 2/14/2011

Telefónica Europe CEO Matthew Key discusses his new services strategy, the impact of the acquisition of VoIP service provider Jajah, and the operator's ambitious new application developer program BlueVia

Startup Seeks Open-Source VoD Ad-Vantage
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/14/2011

This Technology tries to jolt cable's VoD ad market back to life by bridging closed cable systems to the Web video world

O2 Means Open
Wireless Bits | 2/14/2011

8:00 AM Open is as open does at Telefónica Europe's headquarters in the UK

MWC 2011: Ericsson, Akamai Get Jiggy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2011

Mobile and content delivery giants team up to boost the quality of content provisioned over mobile connections

MWC 2011: How Will Nokia Maintain Market Share?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2011

Nokia has pinned its colors to Microsoft's mast, but given little clue on how it will fight off market share marauders in the meantime

Euronews: Feb 14
News Analysis | 2/14/2011

It's all kicked off in Barcelona, but elsewhere Nokia workers walk out, a DT man packs his bags and a third bid emerges for Zain stake

MWC 2011: Look Out, Google
LRTV Documentaries | 2/14/2011

With Microsoft alliance, Nokia is ready to take on Android

AlcaLu's Rise to Normalcy
The Philter | 2/14/2011

4:20 AM Alcatel-Lucent's Philippe Keryer says his company is seeing product growth happening in all the right places

MWC 2011: The End of the RAN as We Know It?
LR Mobile Column | 2/14/2011

Radio access networks are set for radical change

MWC 2011: Software Strategizing
Que Sera Sarah | 2/14/2011

4:00 AM When hardware gets homogeneous, software stands out

BT Wants Integrated Network/IT Kit
LRTV Interviews | 2/14/2011

Mike Galvin, managing director of research at BT Innovate & Design, says the key aspect in technology development the UK operator is looking for is integration between network and IT systems

MWC 2011: Samsung Revisits the Galaxies
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/14/2011

Vendor unveils the latest Galaxy S smartphone, targeted at the enterprise, and Galaxy Tab 10.1, targeted at an Apple takedown

MWC 2011: Nokia Guns for Android
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2011

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop says alliance with Microsoft is to fight Google's Android

Juniper's Falcon Takes Flight
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2011

Its real name is MobileNext, and it represents Juniper's big bet on open software for the mobile network core

Wireless Operators Embrace Wi-Fi as Their Own
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/13/2011

New hardware and software platforms add policy management to Wi-Fi offload to help wireless operators keep track of the users they boot off

Can Videoscape Save Cisco's Set-Top Business?
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/11/2011

Cisco says dollars spent on the Videoscape network, rather than on gateways and set-tops, will help rejuvenate its flagging video business

Cisco's Next Big Project
Craig's A-List | 2/11/2011

3:15 PM One place where you can't fault the 'end-to-end' hard sell

Cable's Canoe to Gauge Impact of Interactive TV
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/11/2011

Elsewhere: Google touts 'long-tail TV,' Netflix is okay with not being new and fresh, and Apple's gaming play could stick it to consoles

Nokia's New Top Team
EuroBlog | 2/11/2011

10:00 AM So who's doing what at the 'new' Nokia?

Biggest Losers in NokiSoft: Developers
Que Sera Sarah | 2/11/2011

9:30 AM Qt developers, it's time to learn Microsoft

RIP Symbian & MeeGo: Nokia Ties Future to WP7
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2011

Nokia is shedding itself of its Symbian and MeeGo heritage in favor of Microsoft, but Android may not be off the table either

Nokia to Cut Jobs, Stay in Finland
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2011

CEO Elop commits to a Finnish future, but says major job cuts will hit the domestic workforce

Nokia Unveils Major Revamp
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2011

The Finnish handset giant has unveiled a slew of strategic decisions – here's the easy-to-read digest of the main points

Neustar Takes New Tack on Mobile Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2011

Company wants to parlay its success as neutral third party running local-number portability into similar role in monetizing mobile apps

Euronews: Feb. 11
News Analysis | 2/11/2011

Nokia settles down with Microsoft, Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom play nice and AlcaLu does femtos in today's roundup of Euro nuggets

Cable Needs More CE Mojo
The Bauminator | 2/11/2011

6:15 AM If cable's serious about sticking a stake in AllVid, it needs to show the FCC some sustained momentum with the CE industry

No Easy Out for Nokia
Que Sera Sarah | 2/10/2011

4:35 PM No matter which OS Nokia chooses, there's no quick fix

Arris Starts to Make Hay on Digeo Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/10/2011

Arris notches first design wins for video gateways linked to its $20M purchase of Paul Allen's set-top and software baby

DirecTV Set to Launch New 3-D Net
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/10/2011

Elsewhere: TW Cable launches multi-room DVR, Liberty Global eyes European expansion, and a look at what Apple TV may be doing to Netflix

Verizon iPhone Hits Stores
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2011

A cold morning in NYC doesn't deter small crowds from waiting for the much anticipated launch of the CDMA iPhone at stores

FTTH Friends
EuroBlog | 2/10/2011

11:00 AM 'Matt mates' meet in Milan – one's at Huawei, and the other's formulating CenturyLink's fiber access strategy

Sprint in 'Good' Talks With Clearwire on Financing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2011

Sprint CEO says he's having good discussions with Clearwire about further investment, but no decisions made as 4G provider nixes Clear

Verizon Crashes Silos to Build Clouds
News Analysis | 2/10/2011

Uniquely integrated organization bridged the chasm between network ops and IT service groups to focus on customer outcomes

Consumers Clobber Cisco
News Analysis | 2/10/2011

Even Flip cameras disappointed as Cisco examines the shards of a Christmas quarter

TW Cable Snips 'Fiber' Ads
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/10/2011

Verizon FiOS wins this round as the MSO grudgingly agrees to pull ads claiming that its services are delivered over fiber

Euronews: Feb. 10
News Analysis | 2/10/2011

AlcaLu has encouraging Q4 numbers, Nokia knocks on Microsoft's door and Ericsson does IP networking in today's roundup of Euro snippets

AlcaLu Ends 2010 on a High
News Analysis | 2/10/2011

Alcatel-Lucent increases its FY 2010 revenues by 5.5% and reports a significant leap in sales and profits for Q4 2010

Cable Lobby Gripes About Google, AllVid
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2011

NCTA claims AllVid proposal led by Google and Sony would violate copyrights and patents and break pay-TV business models

Cisco Offers Softer Switch, Router Sales
News Analysis | 2/9/2011

The company's fundamental businesses suddenly cooled off in Q2. That's going to raise some questions

HP Veers Into the Future of WebOS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2011

HP unveils a tiny smartphone, a big Pre 3 and the TouchPad tablet, all with some webOS features it hopes will help it regain relevancy

Telefonica Shows Developers the Money
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2011

Telefonica launches international initiative that opens up network APIs to developers and creates a new revenue-share model

Court Reopens EchoStar-TiVo Patent Suit
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2011

Elsewhere: Shaw puts usage-based broadband on hold, Comcast's CTO to take center stage in Canada, and USF reform plan gets high praise

MetroPCS Intros First LTE Smartphone
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2011

MetroPCS has the first LTE Android smartphone in the US

mPortal Makes Idling Exciting on Cox & Cricket
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2011

Vendor chosen by Cox to personalize the idle screen and by Cricket to take it one step further by adding mobile ads

Nokia's 'Burning Platform' Memo
Wireless Bits | 2/9/2011

9:50 AM Nokia CEO Stephen Elop shares brutal analysis of company with employees (and everyone else)

What About the Xoom?
Jonestown | 2/9/2011

9:40 AM Gleaning the other tidbit from purported Verizon Thunderbolt delay memo

Verizon's First LTE Phone Delayed?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2011

It's a blue valentine for the HTC Thunderbolt

CMAP Heads to CableLabs
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2011

CableLabs working on common interfaces and sparking multi-vendor interoperability for a new access architecture initiated by Comcast

Euronews: Feb. 9
News Analysis | 2/9/2011

Nokia may transplant its execs, Telefonica pairs up with Interoute and Telecom Italia brings fiber to Trento in today's Euro roundup

Smart About Smartphones
LRTV Interviews | 2/9/2011

Pyramid Research Senior Analyst Stela Bokun highlights the main trends in the global smartphone market, including a look at the growing attraction of cheaper but smarter devices and the success of the Android operating system

Cox Opens Up New Telco Battlefront
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2011

MSO accelerates its pursuit of bigger businesses customers with first launch of IP PBX services in Oklahoma and Las Vegas

Accenture Builds Its Own App Store
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/8/2011

Accenture is piloting its own enterprise app store that it will take company-wide this spring

Get Ready for Mobile World Congress
Jonestown | 2/8/2011

4:15 PM Next week's show is shaping up to be one of the busiest wireless events in recent memory

SDM Finds Its Customer Face
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/8/2011

Subscriber data management represents a vital and strategic advance to help carriers adapt to the reality of the two-sided business model

Cyan Wants to Help Bridge the Chasm
News Analysis | 2/8/2011

The startup's efforts to let carriers outsource operations could have interesting implications for service provider IT (SPIT)

Get Hip to the HetNet
Wireless Bits | 2/8/2011

1:25 PM All base stations great and small, carriers could have them all

Ericsson's Small Cells Come Up for AIR
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/8/2011

The trend for smaller, integrated mobile access infrastructure continues as Ericsson unveils its antenna integrated radio

Dish's Big Spectrum Buy Meets Static
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2011

Elsewhere: DirecTV starts state settlements, Keith Olbermann resurfaces at Current Media and Comcast has another Super Bowl glitch

The Lowdown on lightRadio
Wireless Bits | 2/8/2011

9:10 AM Alcatel-Lucent gets disruptive in mobile

Extreme Runs Rings Around Backhaul
News Analysis | 2/8/2011

An Ethernet ring protocol has evolved into an ITU standard that gives Extreme Networks something to crow about

Euronews: Feb. 8
News Analysis | 2/8/2011

Telenor and Tele2 post Q4s, PacketFront does gigabit-to-the-home and TalkTalk admits to billing carnage in today's Euronews roundup

Will USF Reform Include Muni Networks?
Rewired | 2/7/2011

5:15 PM Do 'public-private partnerships' include county and muni participation?

Genachowski Tees Up USF Reform
News Analysis | 2/7/2011

No details yet, but he's promising a shift from voice to broadband and elimination of the complex intercarrier compensation process

When Will SDV Rebound?
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/7/2011

North American MSOs have paused new SDV deployments. BigBand sees them picking up again in the second half, but analysts aren't so sure

Nokia's History of Change
Que Sera Sarah | 2/7/2011

1:30 PM Elop's appointment at Nokia kicked off a series of upper-level changes

Top 5 Candidates for Nokia's Exec Shakeup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2011

Nokia's Elop is planning to overhaul its executive team. Here's our list of whom we think the Finnish handset maker should recruit

Signs of Momentum With Rural 4G
How IOCee It | 2/7/2011

12:15 PM Rural carriers seem to have learned from their mistakes and are making headway in the race to provide 4G services

KDG Prices 100-Meg Wideband to Move
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/7/2011

Elsewhere: FCC eyes broadband subsidies and the FBI books former Cox employee for putting porn in Comcast's Super Bowl feed in 2009

Evolution in Policy Control
LRTV Interviews | 2/7/2011

Ahead of the Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Graham Finnie looks at the evolution of policy control deployments and talks about the operators' ongoing efforts to engage with app developers

PBB-TE Fades a Little Further
News Analysis | 2/7/2011

Extreme Networks is putting its latest bet behind MPLS-TP, a move that edges PBB-TE even further toward the sidelines

Smart Success for WAC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2011

Philippines operator Smart Communications unveils a branded smartphone, complete with Wholesale Applications Community widgets

AlcaLu: We're Killing the Base Station
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2011

Alcatel-Lucent has seen the mobile future, and it doesn't involve traditional base stations

Euronews: Feb. 7
News Analysis | 2/7/2011

Nokia management braces for a cull, TeliaSonera looks to Poland and Vodafone puts out the Gingerbread in today's Euro telecom news digest

Bytemobile Ekes Out More Capacity
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/7/2011

Updates to the network optimization vendor's Unison platform can mean 50% more capacity for wireless operators and OEMs

Why Didn't Cisco Buy Move Networks?
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2011

Cisco is getting Inlet for $95M, but why didn't it pull the trigger when another adaptive bit rate specialist was on the block?

OS Watch: Will Nokia Embrace WP7?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2011

Nokia doesn't want to be a joke, Verizon breaks records and a whole lot of release dates make up this week's OS diary

Ready to Join the IPv4 Cops?
Rewired | 2/4/2011

12:30 PM It's up to the Internet community to make sure the dwindling resource of numbers isn't missed

Cisco Paints Inlet Into Its Videoscape
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2011

Cisco buys into adaptive bit rate streaming and revs up its TV Everywhere play by forking over $95M for Inlet Technologies

Egypt Protests Throttle Up Web Video Traffic
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2011

Elsewhere: Mediacom sets vote on privacy bid, TiVo shines light on ad ratings and China's version of YouTube rakes in some big bucks

BT CTO: Innovating With Voice
LRTV Interviews | 2/4/2011

BT's CTO/CIO Clive Selley talks about the 21CN, voice service innovation, wireless spectrum, and West Ham's prospects in the Premier League (yes, some good ol' soccer banter)

EuroBlog | 2/4/2011

9:50 AM 'The Internet isn't about to topple over...'

Verizon Sells Out iPhone Pre-Orders, Throttles 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2011

Pre-order sellout suggests the new version of the iPhone 4 will be a big seller, as the operator reportedly plans 3G data-throttling measures for heavy users

Switch Chips Bloom at the High End
News Analysis | 2/4/2011

Merchant chips pack dozens of 10GE ports and have reached 100G. How much longer will systems vendors rely on ASICs?

Google's Chrome Laptop
Craig's A-List | 2/4/2011

9:00 AM Showing off the pilot Chrome OS laptop. It even works!

Euronews: Feb. 4
News Analysis | 2/4/2011

Lars attacks, France Telecom makes it official on fiber and Vodafone disowns Mubarak messages in today's Euro telecom news digest

O, Canada! Netflix Streaming Gets a Reprieve
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Canadian regulator delays imposing usage-based billing on smaller ISPs amid pressure from consumer groups and the government

Bubble Time?
Craig's A-List | 2/3/2011

9:15 AM It's a good time to be an optical company. When does it stop?

Cisco Lands Another Videoscape Customer
The Bauminator | 2/3/2011

5:25 PM Spain's largest MSO isn't doing Videoscape ... yet

AT&T's Dapper Den for App Developers
News Analysis | 2/3/2011

The new AT&T Foundry is just a building, but the carrier says it represents a whole new approach to innovation

Cisco: We've Got AllVid AllCovered
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Cisco wants the FCC to put the AllVid proposal on ice because the market for smart video devices is already heating up

Nokia's Flagship E7 Delayed in the UK?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Nokia's E7 schedule may have slipped again, at least in the UK

360 Networks Takes a New Angle
News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Wholesale carrier plans to dominate IP and Ethernet services for Tier 2, 3 and 4 markets in Western US

Nortel Patents Sale's Pending
LR Mobile Rumors | 2/3/2011

Bidders reportedly include patent houses, big tech companies – and Huawei and ZTE

Mobile Data's Doomsday Scenario
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2011

A provocative study commissioned by Tellabs suggests mobile operators could wave goodbye to their profits by 2013 unless they wise up

PocketGear Goes White Label
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Indy mobile app store positions itself as a partner to device makers and carriers, rather than compete for consumers in a crowded market

Charlie Ergen's Spectrum Grab
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Dish's spectrum position could rival Sprint's and T-Mobile's following a $1B play for DBSD. But what will Ergen do with it?

Hulu Resurrects Viacom Deal
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Elsewhere in cable land: metered broadband sparks controversy in Canada and retransmission battles smack News Corp.'s bottom line

BT's CTO Preps for Video Challenge
LRTV Interviews | 2/3/2011

BT's CTO/CIO Clive Selley talks about the challenge of video traffic, net neutrality, optical developments and the use of service provider IT (SPIT) to deliver self-service capabilities to the operator's customers

AlcaLu Takes On Acme With SBC Launch
News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Alcatel-Lucent has decided it's time to go head-to-head with existing session border controller partner Acme Packet

In Carriers We Trust?
News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Nokia Siemens Networks says service providers can help their customers, and make money, by protecting and managing their private data

Solutions to 10 Service Provider Pain Points
Column | 2/3/2011

Dr. Hossein Eslambolchi gives us his take on how to fix the 10 'pain points' causing havoc in service-provider networks

Verizon Rivals Play iPhone Defense
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2011

Verizon will soon offer the iPhone to all, causing its competitors to throw out their last-ditch attempts to keep customers from switching

Nice Try, Verizon
The Bauminator | 2/2/2011

5:45 PM The FCC wins today's round in the net-neutrality rules title bout

G.hn Crashes the IEEE Home Networking Party
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2011

G.hn wants a spot at the table as the IEEE works to unify management of Wi-Fi, powerline and coax-based home networks

Honeycomb Makes Things Sticky for iPad
Que Sera Sarah | 2/2/2011

3:30 PM Android's tablet OS impresses

Android Gets an Online Market
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2011

Google offers developers an iTunes-like Web store for app downloads, and institutes in-app purchases as it tries to monetize its Market

EC Circles Huawei, ZTE
EuroBlog | 2/2/2011

2:00 PM Document questions whether bank support for Chinese vendors violates rules

Is This Really Innovation?
Rewired | 2/2/2011

1:30 PM AT&T's new mobile PBX service draws heavily from what RingCentral has been selling for years

Roku Launches Al Jazeera
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2011

Elsewhere: DirecTV avoids Super Bowl blackouts, ivi finds friends, study takes the romance out of cord-cutting and Comcast-NBCU deal has lobbyists seeing green

T-Mobile Preps its First Android 3.0 Tablet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2011

The LG G-Slate, sporting Google's 'Honeycomb' update of Android, is coming in the spring – with 3D glasses!

The Real Deal on Mobile Network Security
LRTV Interviews | 2/2/2011

Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Patrick Donegan (along with his wild and wavy jacket) injects some much needed sanity into the mobile network security debate, and shares his views on backhaul for LTE

You Won't Find IPv4 Numbers on eBay
News Analysis | 2/2/2011

Many companies may have unused IPv4 numbers, but capitalizing on their scarcity will be difficult, though not impossible

Press 'Play Now' on the iPad
The Bauminator | 2/2/2011

7:10 AM Comcast's Xfinity streaming TV app reaches the iPad

Euronews: Feb. 2
News Analysis | 2/2/2011

Vodafone gets its man, Nokia faces a possible credit downgrade and AlcaLu morphs into BT in today's helping of EMEA telecom headlines

BT Pals Reunited
EuroBlog | 2/2/2011

5:10 AM Ben and Bland are back batting for the same team at Alcatel-Lucent

TW Cable Buys Into the Cloud
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2011

A $230M deal could help the MSO beef up its managed business services chops, keeping up with the likes of Verizon

DDoS Threats Break 100-Gig Barrier
News Analysis | 2/1/2011

Arbor's annual study shows the bad guys are marshaling enough bot computers to take down multiple trans-Atlantic links

T-Mobile to Work With Wi-Fi for Indoor Coverage
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2011

T-Mobile says it will boost indoor coverage with Wi-Fi and has no plans for femtocells at this time

Comcast Back-Burners SDV (Again)
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2011

MSO puts switched digital video plans on hold as it focuses on other ways to manage precious bandwidth

US Operators Partner Up for M-Banking
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2011

More than 400M people will use mobile banking by 2015, a trend that could bode well for wireless operators, Heavy Reading reports

Are You Getting a Verizon iPhone?
Jonestown | 2/1/2011

2:00 PM The CDMA iPhone becomes available to pre-order for existing Verizon customers Thursday

Comcast, Time Warner Perchance to Stream
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2011

Long-term 'TV Everywhere' deal gives Comcast next-day VoD access while teeing up live streaming of Turner networks for later this year

Security Snag Sacks Boxee's Netflix Rollout
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2011

Elsewhere: NAB blames cable for spectrum shortage, Comcast gets its IPv6 on and Dish puts up $1B for a bankrupt company

Technically Speaking With SCTE | 2/1/2011

10:30 AM SCTE Board Chairman Bob Foote explains why the Society is reducing the size of its board from 19 to 15 members

What's With LTE?
LRTV Interviews | 2/1/2011

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown talks about the progress of the LTE market, including the prospects for TDD LTE, and discusses data offload strategies

AlcaLu's LTE Giant
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2011

Fe, fi, fo, fum ... is that the sound of Verizon's LTE network?

Euronews: Feb. 1
News Analysis | 2/1/2011

Chipmakers reveal their financials, MTS is in merger talks and AlcaLu appoints in today's roundup of essential Euro telecom news nuggets

Global Crossing's 'Different' 40G Strategy
News Analysis | 2/1/2011

New US and Europe links are part of a bigger plan for 40Gig Ethernet and long-haul 100Gig links

Telcordia Powers Sprint's Pre-Paid Biz
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2011

Telcordia's SPIT tools provide the service delivery and charging mechanisms that run Sprint's four different pre-paid brands

Mformation Preps for LTE Device Onslaught
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2011

Company starts supporting all forms of mobile broadband devices, an undertaking that will become more massive once LTE is widespread

Cisco: Tablets Hog More Data Than Smart Phones
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2011

But they will still only be the third-largest mobile data traffic generator in 2015, the vendor predicts

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