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802.11n & Voice
Nearpoints | 8/31/2007

A great truth, again

Microsoft-RIM Tie-Up Unlikely
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/31/2007

Analysts and others decry the likelihood of Microsoft buying out BlackBerry maven RIM

Connected 4 Life
The Philter | 8/31/2007

Cisco owns your Connected Life

More WiMax Coming to the Bay Area?
Jonestown | 8/31/2007

WiMax upstart looking for network project managers in San Francisco and beyond

Photo Phun
Raynman | 8/31/2007

A night out in The Bronx

Blurred Vision
EuroBlog | 8/31/2007

BT Vision's IPTV subs are growing, but by how much?

Orca Still in Takeover Talks
News Analysis | 8/31/2007

As IPTV middleware firm preps for the IBC tradeshow, CEO says takeover talks are continuing with a number of parties

That's Cool
The Philter | 8/31/2007

There's nothing like a custom van

SeaChange Slims Down
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/31/2007

Company cuts 30 employees in the second quarter, with the biggest hit coming at its video server unit

What Now for Muni WiFi?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/30/2007

Citywide mesh networks aren't dead but they sure smell funny

Level 3 Co-Founder Starts Zayo Bandwidth
News Analysis | 8/30/2007

Zayo Bandwidth is a new startup that looks to provide bandwidth services to Tier 1 carriers in Tier 2 and 3 cities

African Expansion Boosts MTN
News Analysis | 8/30/2007

The African mobile operator is rushing to keep pace with demand, as its subscriber base grows 90% from last year

CEO Joins OpenTV Exodus
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/30/2007

Exec changes continue at OpenTV as Alan Guggenheim steps down as CEO and leaves the board

Comcast Funds TiVo App Expansion
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/30/2007

Comcast pays to make TiVo-powered DVR services available across its digital footprint

Broadband Budget Busters
The Bauminator | 8/30/2007

Folks in Saudi Arabia are paying $571.82 per month for every 100 Kbit/s they can squeeze out of their connections

In Praise of Italia
EuroBlog | 8/30/2007

Heading for Europe? Go to Italy...

DT Cuts Its IPTV Price
News Analysis | 8/30/2007

German incumbent cuts its entry-level triple-play package price by 25% in an effort to reach its 200,000 end-of-year telco TV target

Ciena Swings to Profit
News Analysis | 8/30/2007

Optical vendor posts strong revenue and earnings results for the third quarter

Nortel Takes a Look at Tellabs
News Analysis | 8/30/2007

Nortel has emerged as the most recent suitor for Tellabs, Light Reading has learned

DirecTV Pushes Play on VOD Beta
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/29/2007

Although DirecTV's DVR-powered 'on-demand' service is a different animal than two-way cable VOD offerings, it could blur consumer perception

Upper Echelon
Craig's A-List | 8/29/2007

Patience pays off

Carrier Access: Still in Play
News Analysis | 8/29/2007

Sources say Tellabs has cooled on the idea of buying CACS

Don't Mention the iPhone
EuroBlog | 8/29/2007

T-Mobile's lips are sealed on an Apple partnership for the iPhone in Germany

Bug Repellent Cellphone?
Red Panda | 8/29/2007

Makes sense of phrase, 'Kill two mosquitoes with one phone'

Google Mesh
Wireless Bits | 8/29/2007

Google's WiFi network turns one year old

Nokia Stakes Claim on Services
News Analysis | 8/29/2007

Nokia enters the mobile Internet services market with a new music store, gaming, and navigation services

Matthew Finnie, CTO, Interoute
LRTV Interviews | 8/29/2007

Matthew Finnie, CTO, Interoute talks about how the carrier dealt with a quadrupling of bandwidth demands over the course of 2006

ECI Shareholders Approve Buyout
News Analysis | 8/29/2007

Shareholders vote in favor of $1.2 billion buyout

A Tip of the Broadband Cap
The Bauminator | 8/29/2007

Should Comcast be more forthcoming about its 'invisible' byte cap?

Juniper Settles, SEC Charges
News Analysis | 8/28/2007

The company gets a settlement with the SEC, while its former general counsel gets hit with federal charges

Motorola Sues Aruba
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/28/2007

Motorola subsidiaries sue Aruba Networks for patent infringements related to wireless LAN technology

Optimum Lightpath Lights Up Video Transport
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2007

Metro Ethernet forms the basis of a new high-end video transport service, challenging the likes of Verizon Business

Burn Baby Burn!
Light Ranting | 8/28/2007

Be careful before burning yourself

Headline News
BroadBananas | 8/28/2007

Beware of those tricky, tricky, potentially stock-moving headlines...

ISPs to Police Networks?
Peer Pressure | 8/28/2007

That's the plan, if one lawmaker has his way

The Decade of 4G
Cutting Loose | 8/28/2007

We're on a 10-year cycle for major evolutionary changes in cellular wireless networks

Two-Way Battle Reaches FCC
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2007

Cable and consumer electronics collide in a war of words over two-way 'Plug & Play'

Vodafone Soups Up HSDPA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/28/2007

Vodafone upgrades its HSDPA network to 7.2 Mbit/s and hopes to attract more users with new devices and a flat-rate tariff

AlcaLu's Router Run Continues
News Analysis | 8/28/2007

Market share for the former TiMetra spikes in Q2, as AlcaLu (maybe) passes Juniper in edge routing

Smoking Around the World
Monkey Bidness | 8/28/2007

From the weird to the insane

BigBand Not Abandoning CMTS
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/28/2007

BigBand is not bugging out of the modem termination system sector but refocusing efforts on Docsis 3.0

Google Phone: Out of India?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/27/2007

Local reports suggest the GPhone could be alive and well in Asia Minor

CACS on the Move Again
Raynman | 8/27/2007

Is it for real this time?

Sprint & Samsung in NYC WiMax Push
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/27/2007

Sprint and Samsung plot NYC WiMax rollout late in 2008

CDNs See 3 Price Pressures
News Analysis | 8/27/2007

Content delivery networks are cutting prices for large media deals, but analysts say volumes will make up for it

NCTA Sees Solution to Switching Snag
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/27/2007

'Tuner Resolver' will enable two-way switched digital video services to run on one-way digital TVs and set-tops

Told Ya So
Monkey Bidness | 8/27/2007

Spare the manacles, spoil the child

Student Embraces Hugging
Red Panda | 8/27/2007

Pushes the limits of 'hugs not drugs'

Holiday Gift Guide
Craig's A-List | 8/27/2007

We've got plenty of cheer to spread

Qwest Free of Nacchio Legal Fees
News Analysis | 8/27/2007

Qwest not on the hook for Nacchio's legal fees

Sony HD-PC Slots in CableCARD
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/27/2007

A new line of Sony-made 'computer entertainment centers' comes equipped with CableCARD slots

Very Naughty Monkeys
Monkey Bidness | 8/27/2007

Vervets are pigs

Facebook Dilemma
Peer Pressure | 8/27/2007

It's not that I don't like you, it's just that you're not really my friend

Monkey Bidness | 8/24/2007

Yahoo chases the deranged angry freak demographic

3G iPhone in Early 2008?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/24/2007

Analysts are still divided on whether the phone will arrive on US or Euro shores first

BigBand Reduces CMTS Staff
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/24/2007

Layoff causes one analyst to wonder if BigBand will repurpose or 'mothball' its CMTS business

Where's the Joost Juice?
Light Ranting | 8/24/2007

Has anybody gotten it to work?

Tellabs Cuts Run Deep(er)
News Analysis | 8/24/2007

Tellabs is laying off 30 employees at its Danish R&D facility. Why they were even researching pastries, we have no idea

CableLabs, CEA Agree on DTCP-IP
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/24/2007

The cable and consumer electronics industries find common ground with CableLabs' approval of DTCP-IP

India Headcount
Craig's A-List | 8/24/2007

Cisco vs IBM: Fun with numbers

AT&T Confirms Second VRAD Fire
News Analysis | 8/24/2007

Carrier says a small fire damaged a Houston VRAD cabinet in January

Limelight Locks In Microsoft
News Analysis | 8/24/2007

Deal ensures the content delivery network won't lose Microsoft for five years

Pillsbury Attacks!
Red Panda | 8/24/2007

Today, flour. Tomorrow, baking soda?

Vitesse Unloads Storage Biz
News Analysis | 8/24/2007

The chip company is selling most of its storage business as it fights to regain profitability

That Empty Feeling
Monkey Bidness | 8/24/2007

The universe is out of balance

Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF
LRTV Interviews | 8/24/2007

Kevin Vachon, COO of the MEF, talks about Ethernet's proliferation and how that changes the way carriers are designing their networks

AT&T: Defect Caused VRAD Explosion
News Analysis | 8/24/2007

Investigation concludes by pointing to a limited manufacturing defect from a defunct manufacturer

C-COR Sets Sights on SDV
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/23/2007

Cable ops will make a move to switched digital video well before a jump to 1 GHz, C-Cor thinks

Strix Rumored to Cut Jobs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/23/2007

Muni shakeout redux: Now Strix is said to have cut its workforce

Game Widows Unite!
Red Panda | 8/23/2007

Replacing World @ Home with World of Warcraft = Bad

Startup Spotlight: Casa Systems
The Bauminator | 8/23/2007

'Next-gen' CMTSs and edge QAMs are in the house

Sales Jump at C-COR
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/23/2007

C-COR posted fiscal fourth-quarter net sales of $74.4 million, up from $59.6 million a year ago

Converged Mobile Billing for Fun & Profit
LR Mobile Column | 8/23/2007

Billing systems can help carriers reduce churn and increase both net adds and ARPU – if they keep up with service evolution.

Tellabs Trims in Access
News Analysis | 8/23/2007

Cuts 33 in its access group and looks to do more trimming outside North America. Also, Stephen McCarthy's moving on

Granny Got Back
Monkey Bidness | 8/23/2007

Too much information, thanks

Sir Charge!
Raynman | 8/23/2007

The hilarity of cable vs telco

Investments Line Up for Chinese 3G
News Analysis | 8/23/2007

Carriers in Asia position themselves for a piece of China's long-awaited 3G market

McLeod Looks for $100M in IPO
News Analysis | 8/22/2007

McLeodUSA plans to offer shares at $13 to $15, raising about $100M in its IPO

SDV Deployment Snapshot
The Bauminator | 8/22/2007

Here's a glance at who's deploying switched digital video, where it's being deployed, and with whom

Broadband News Spews
Wireless Bits | 8/22/2007

No silly season in the wacky world of broadband wireless

The VOIP Count
Craig's A-List | 8/22/2007

Who wants to be the next Vonage?

WiMax Blooms in Paris
News Analysis | 8/22/2007

Paris will have two competing mobile WiMax networks by the end of the year, making it a hotbed for wireless broadband activity

It's the Architecture, Stupid
Nearpoints | 8/22/2007

OK, it's .11n too

Qwest Qwestions
The Philter | 8/22/2007

Mueller... Mueller... Anyone?

Quigley, D'Amelio out at AlcaLu
News Analysis | 8/22/2007

AlcaLu's integration clean-up guy and its once-rising star are leaving

UbiquiSys, IneoQuest Dominate Top 10 Poll
News Analysis | 8/22/2007

The fix is in, apparently, as two longshots dominate the latest Top 10 poll

Cox Flips BigBand's DV Switch
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/22/2007

Cox's switched digital video strategy is going to bat in Northern Virginia, with Phoenix and Orange County on deck

Demand Density
Raynman | 8/22/2007

The demographics of FTTx demand

Report: Apple Picks Euro iPhone Partners
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/22/2007

A new report says Apple has picked three European mobile operators to distribute the iPhone

Cox Shines in Ethernet Services
BroadBananas | 8/22/2007

Research shows Cox to be the first cable MSO to crack the top echelon of Ethernet service providers

iPhone for Beginners
EuroBlog | 8/22/2007

Having trouble with that touch screen?

U-verse in the Colony
The Philter | 8/21/2007

Another U-verse sighting

Whither the Phone Company?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/21/2007

The demise of voice as a money-earning service doesn't really spell doom for telecom companies... just for their business models.

Comcast Takes on TorrentFreak
News Analysis | 8/21/2007

Comcast responds to allegations that it throttles peer-to-peer traffic

WiMax: The Final Questions
Cutting Loose | 8/21/2007

Soon we'll see exactly how well mobile WiMax performs in the wild and how well Sprint can sell it

Time Warner Goes Small With VOD
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/21/2007

A more centralized platform from Tandberg Television is allowing some smaller Time Warner Cable systems to launch video-on-demand

Man vs Machine
Red Panda | 8/21/2007

Mechanical arm menaces Tokyo

Burch Leaves Virgin
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/21/2007

CEO Steve Burch left Virgin Media today and resigned from the board, leaving the UK cable operator to face an uncertain future

3 Heats Up HSDPA in UK
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/21/2007

UK operator 3 shakes up the mobile broadband market with the launch of HSDPA services starting at $20 per month

Monkey Bidness | 8/21/2007

Texting kills

Ample Gets Trampled
News Analysis | 8/21/2007

The onetime 40-Gbit/s hopeful has reportedly shut down and put its assets up for sale

RIAA Goes Back to School
Peer Pressure | 8/20/2007

Just in time for classes, recording org targets students

Skype Blames Outage on Windows Update
News Analysis | 8/20/2007

VOIP service went down as a result of 'massive restart' of computers, the company claims

Alice Goes Dutch
EuroBlog | 8/20/2007

Telecom Italia launches Alice branded broadband in the Netherlands and decides to keep bbned

Spectrum Auction: It's a Date
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/20/2007

Bidding for spectrum in the 700 MHz band kicks off Jan. 16, but it's still unclear whether cable ops will join the game

Cisco (Heart) Microsoft
Craig's A-List | 8/20/2007

We're all friends here

Gospel According to Barnum
Red Panda | 8/20/2007

A big-top tent revival

Incognito Steps Up
Cable Guy | 8/20/2007

Software providers are concocting plans for the Docsis 3.0 transition too

KPN Beefs Up Belgian Biz
News Analysis | 8/20/2007

KPN Mobile boosts its sales channels in Belgium with the acquisition of Tele2's Belgian operations

Travel Alert
Monkey Bidness | 8/17/2007

Mind the gap

YouTube Mood Ring
Jonestown | 8/17/2007

A little light music for your Friday

Operators Tap Into African Growth
News Analysis | 8/17/2007

Portugal Telecom's new partnership in Africa reflects increasing interest from operators in Europe and Asia

Insight Still Weighing Options
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/17/2007

The operator's Q2 conference call brings no new word on its possible 'strategic options'

Luxtera Goes Commercial
News Analysis | 8/17/2007

The silicon-photonics company has set a course for the data center, putting its technology into optical active cable

Major MSOs Aid Concurrent in Q4
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/17/2007

The new MediaHawk gives Concurrent's revenues some pickup in Q4

Hip-Hoppin' in Hijab
Red Panda | 8/17/2007

Inappropriate use of headdress

FiOS Follies
Light Ranting | 8/17/2007

Will work for fiber

Verizon Offers Bandwidth on Demand
News Analysis | 8/17/2007

Verizon Wholesale customers can now have their bandwidth allocations changed on the fly

CableCARD Conundrums
The Bauminator | 8/17/2007

It's a good thing most set-tops are going out the door with the CableCARD pre-inserted

Apple-Vodafone Euro Deal Imminent?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/17/2007

But Vodafone wants some bugs ironed out of the iPhone first, according to sources

Heil Rudy
Monkey Bidness | 8/17/2007

Freedom Is Obedience!

Jonestown | 8/17/2007

iPhone bill in a box

Embarq to Test Telco TV Service
News Analysis | 8/16/2007

Embarq is joining the video craze with an upcoming trial that will run on its own network

Sprint's Ready to XOHM Out
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/16/2007

Struggling cellular operator comes out swinging with a raft of new details on its WiMax plans

Terayon Founders Helm Stealthy Startup
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/16/2007

The brothers who founded Terayon are heading up a stealthy video processing upstart called Novafora

AT&T's Jam a Pearl
BroadBananas | 8/16/2007

Webcast hullabaloo appears to be more an issue of net stupidity than net neutrality

Software Bug Stings Skype
News Analysis | 8/16/2007

An apparent software bug has left some users of the VOIP service temporarily stranded

Internet 'the New Afghanistan'
Monkey Bidness | 8/16/2007

Duck 'n' cover, ladies!

LR Reshuffles Private Companies List
News Analysis | 8/16/2007

The Top 10 Private Companies list gets its first makeover in more than a year, and it's a doozy

Changes at Charter?
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/16/2007

An SEC filing from Paul Allen suggests the MSO will explore a sale or a privatization bid

Vendors Take On Service Management
News Analysis | 8/16/2007

Network equipment vendors are well placed to challenge IT vendors in the field of service management platforms, says a new report

LimeWire Now Legit
Peer Pressure | 8/15/2007

P2P filesharing company turns over a new leaf

Scorecard: DT's Struggles Continue
News Analysis | 8/15/2007

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

Optical Shines in Q2
News Analysis | 8/15/2007

Optical networking companies pulled in $3.5B in the second quarter, according to one report

Raynman | 8/15/2007

West Virginia gets broadband

What a Mesh!
Wireless Bits | 8/15/2007

Shakeout in full swing, what will remain of the muni mesh dream?

DirecTV Plugs Into BPL
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/15/2007

After building wireless and satellite broadband alliances, DirecTV is adding powerline to its repertoire

Startup Spotlight: TellyTopia Inc.
The Bauminator | 8/15/2007

Behold! You have just entered the world of cross-platform video software

VMware Flies
Craig's A-List | 8/15/2007

Anyone got other IPO suggestions? We do

Layoffs at SkyPilot?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/15/2007

Rumors of a WiFi mesh shakeout continue

Tears of a Clown
Red Panda | 8/15/2007

Clown is asked to stop clowning around

Mobile Operators Unite in TV License Bid
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/15/2007

Three German mobile operators join forces to apply for a national DVB-H mobile broadcast license in Germany

Farewell, Scooter
Monkey Bidness | 8/15/2007

A life in verse

Ixia Digs on Wireless, PBT
News Analysis | 8/15/2007

Test firm plans more wireless M&A after buying some mobile performance measurement duds

Pannaway Goes After Calix
News Analysis | 8/14/2007

Pannaway has announced that it is acquiring the access division of TelStrat and now has its sights set on stealing customers from Calix

Light Wave
The Bauminator | 8/14/2007

Only two products – eMTAs from Motorola and Hitron – came through Wave 53 with a certification stamp from CableLabs

EZchip Names Cisco, Juniper
News Analysis | 8/14/2007

Officials confirm that they've won business with Cisco and especially Juniper, which represented 40% of revenues

Report: Broadband to Rebound in Q3
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/14/2007

Cable operators saw net subscribers drop in Q2, but a recent report says the numbers should bounce back in Q3

Report: Carriers Turning to VOIP Peering
News Analysis | 8/14/2007

Peering is becoming an increasingly popular way to reduce costs and improve the quality of voice over IP calls

ISPs Threaten iPlayer
Peer Pressure | 8/14/2007

Net neutrality heads across the pond

Market Bubbleology
Light Ranting | 8/14/2007

Telecom 2001. Subprime 2007. What's the difference?

Nortel's Big WiMax Bet
News Analysis | 8/14/2007

Nortel is investing heavily in its WiMax R&D program as it bangs the 4G drum, but its strategy is out of step with the market, says analyst

How Close Is AT&T to WiMax?
Cutting Loose | 8/14/2007

Spectrum remains the stumbling block for AT&T and others

RF Micro Devices Merges With Sirenza
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/14/2007

$900M deal is expected to help the handset component maven expand beyond the mobile phone market

KPN Scopes Out More M&A
News Analysis | 8/14/2007

Dutch incumbent is looking to strengthen its business in neighboring Belgium, and is in talks to buy Tele2-Versatel for $136M

M&A Disrupts Spirent's Order Book
News Analysis | 8/13/2007

Test vendor provides a first look at its top customer list and reflects on how equipment vendor M&A is hitting its order book

Projector in a Cellphone?
Nearpoints | 8/13/2007

And you thought it wouldn't fit

The Bauminator | 8/13/2007

News: Microsoft claims the FCC tested a defective 'White Spaces' prototype. Views: Is anyone surprised?

Cisco, TI Paddle Upstream
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/13/2007

The pair successfully demonstrate interoperable Docsis 3.0 upstream channel bonding at CableLabs

Vyyo Gets Foot in Door at Comcast, Charter
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/13/2007

Bandwidth expansion specialist says it has scored lab trials with Comcast and Charter

Vyyo Q2 Revenues Dip, Losses Narrow
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/13/2007

Bandwidth expansion specialist trimmed year-over-year losses and reported deployment progress with operators like Cox

CDN Guide
Peer Pressure | 8/13/2007

Contentinople has the goods on who's doing what

Nightmare du Jour: Mayogarita
Monkey Bidness | 8/13/2007

Hello Kitty? Hello Porcelain!

cNothing With iPlayer
EuroBlog | 8/13/2007

Sorry start to our iPlayer beta test

Kirusa Rides Indian Mobile Services Growth
News Analysis | 8/13/2007

Value-added services provider targets India's growing mobile subscriber base with voice SMS

Qwest Names New CEO
News Analysis | 8/13/2007

Former Ameritech CEO Edward A. Mueller has been named as Richard Notebaert's successor at Qwest

Pace's Patience Finally Paying Off
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/13/2007

When you're going up against Motorola and Scientific Atlanta, even a 'decimal point' share is worth celebrating

Leading Lights Cheat Sheet
The Philter | 8/11/2007

Relax, we're extending the POY deadline

YouTube Mood Ring
Jonestown | 8/10/2007

Its a cat's life

Wireless VC Remains 'Strong'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/10/2007

Venture capitalists invested $2.7B in the wireless market in the first half of the year, according to Rutberg

Cisco Drops New Product Hints
News Analysis | 8/10/2007

An upcoming data-center switch and edge router might appease critics who say Cisco's portfolio is getting too old

Lions Having a Bad Day
Monkey Bidness | 8/10/2007

One damn thing after another

M-CMTS Is All in the Timing
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/10/2007

Symmetricom is having trouble predicting when cable operators will migrate to modular cable modem termination systems

Exclusive Photos: Fire to the Node
Slide Shows | 8/10/2007

More exclusive photos from AT&T's equipment cabinet meltdown in Houston

AT&T Eyes Batteries in Explosion Probe
News Analysis | 8/10/2007

AT&T says it is focusing on Avestor's batteries as a possible cause of last year's Houston equipment explosion

Rednecks Gone Wild!
Red Panda | 8/9/2007

Butt-cracks abound at 'Texas Redneck Games'

Remote Possibilities
The Bauminator | 8/9/2007

Couch potatoes rejoice: a remote for your remote!

All Thumbs on the iPhone?
Jonestown | 8/9/2007

Maybe you can find better living through surgery

Limelight Outlook Won't Doom CDNs
News Analysis | 8/9/2007

Analysts are confident the content delivery market will remain strong, despite a selloff in Limelight shares

NXTcomm Figures Fall Short
News Analysis | 8/9/2007

NXTcomm attendance fell short of the expected 20,000-plus

Goin' Local
Jonestown | 8/9/2007

Verizon grabs more southern assets

Market Meltdown
Raynman | 8/9/2007

A few winners amongst a lot of losers

Subways Running? Check
Monkey Bidness | 8/9/2007

NYC Council gets back to nannying

Sprint CEO Calls Pivot Progress Disappointing
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/9/2007

Stress is building on the Sprint-cable Pivot joint venture

Limelight's Dim Q2
News Analysis | 8/9/2007

Content delivery network financials come in way below estimates, prompting a selloff in shares

Vodafone Signs on for WiMax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/9/2007

GSM giant joins the WiMAX Forum as it examines its technology options

Vonage Growth Slows, Losses Narrow
News Analysis | 8/9/2007

Vonage reports a 54% decrease in Q2 losses, but subscriber growth is on the decline

Sprint's Profit Dive
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Income is down 94 percent as WiMax spending and other costs take their toll

Femtocells on the Rise
Nearpoints | 8/8/2007

Blast from the past

Rush Hour Nightmare
Raynman | 8/8/2007

Subway + Rain = Commuter Pain

Analysts Question Sonus Forecast
News Analysis | 8/8/2007

After a difficult second quarter, Sonus seems to be predicting bigger sales to come in the fourth quarter

BCE Shareholders to Vote on Buyout
News Analysis | 8/8/2007

The bid to take BCE private gets its shareholder vote on September 21

The iPhone is 3G
Nearpoints | 8/8/2007

A small matter of definition

WiMax Gestoppt!
Wireless Bits | 8/8/2007

A Swiss court orders Swisscom to halt its WiMax trial because of 'electrosmog' concerns

Hat Monkey Flies
Red Panda | 8/8/2007

Monkeys are for snuggling, not smuggling

The FiOS Effect
The Bauminator | 8/8/2007

A new report analyzes how deeply Verizon FiOS is cutting video incumbents in Massachusetts

Craig's A-List | 8/8/2007

I was there, and I got pictures

Cablevision Tones Down Guidance
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Cablevision's quarter was in-line, but the MSO has pared 2007 guidance, citing a 'competitive environment'

Sky Falls on Virgin's Head
EuroBlog | 8/8/2007

British cable firm's woes continue. Can soccer save it?

Nokia Reveals Chipset Shakeout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Nokia unveils a dual-supplier chipset strategy, licenses its modem technology, and outsources some IC operations

Chen Gone From Strix
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Nan Chen leaves mesh startup Strix for a new, as yet unknown, gig

Calix Gets More Funding
News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Access vendor secures another $57.5M, but won't say what for

Vodafone Holds On to Verizon Stake
News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Vodafone has decided not to exercise its Verizon Wireless 'put option,' and is holding on to all of its 45% holding

Mediacom Takes 'Back Seat' on Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Mediacom thinks it can continue shooting down the telco competition for some time yet before it needs a Docsis 3.0 upgrade

Cogent Suffers Stock Slump
News Analysis | 8/8/2007

Shares of Cogent Communications fell 22% Tuesday as its latest earnings report and outlook fell short of analyst expectations

Weirdness of the Day
Jonestown | 8/7/2007

'No real than you are'

Developing Mobility
Cutting Loose | 8/7/2007

Could the next 12 months help define the future of mobile operating systems?

'Sidejacking' Tool Unleashed
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2007

Lets attackers sniff and access Web accounts over WiFi

Cisco Gets Bold With Guidance
News Analysis | 8/7/2007

After a strong Q4, Cisco bumps up its revenue forecast, saying 17% revenue growth is possible

Obese Corpses Kill!
Red Panda | 8/7/2007

Watch out for dead fatties!

Harmonic's Bright Idea
The Bauminator | 8/7/2007

A video-over-Docsis demo from Harmonic was the top vote-getter at the CableLabs 'Innovation Showcase'

Hitachi Teams With Alvarion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2007

Japanese wireless player to build mobile WiMax system with Alvarion

Cisco's Numbers
Craig's A-List | 8/7/2007

Dull forecasts, upward-slanting stock graphs

FMC Fusilli
EuroBlog | 8/7/2007

Italian regulator says Sì to FMC

AlcaLu Gobsmacked by Microsoft Ruling
News Analysis | 8/7/2007

Alcatel-Lucent suffers major setback in $1.5 billion MP3 patent infringement case against its IPTV partner Microsoft

Mediacom Sees Slower Growth
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2007

Despite a small revenue uptick, Mediacom recorded a second-quarter loss of $6.6 million

Carrier Scorecard: Verizon Makes the Grade
News Analysis | 8/7/2007

Review of North American wireline carriers results in the first ever 'A-' being awarded to Verizon

Slovenia Snacks on Fiber Diet
News Analysis | 8/7/2007

East European telco Telekom Slovenije is investing up to $620M in a nationwide fiber-to-the-home project

Finisar Goes Ahead With GPON
News Analysis | 8/7/2007

Low margins aren't scaring Finisar away from the GPON transceiver market

Time Warner Cable Delays OpenTV Rollout
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2007

The MSO has pushed the anticipated rollout of OpenTV middleware on pre-OpenCable Platform Motorola boxes to sometime in 2008

AT&T: Broadband in Alaska
Jonestown | 8/6/2007

WiMax gets into the cold

Cisco Founder Goes Optical
News Analysis | 8/6/2007

Len Bosack is back with XKL, a 'startup' targeting enterprise-owned optical networks

SF Muni Project on the Ropes
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2007

San Franciscans get to vote on whether they want free municipal WiFi

'High Noon' for John Rigas
The Bauminator | 8/6/2007

The disgraced former Adelphia Chairman is going to jail... but not quietly

CacheLogic Switches CEOs
News Analysis | 8/6/2007

CDN startup changes CEOs – again – as it focuses on the service side of the business

Headlines & Such
The Philter | 8/6/2007

All I can say is, WoW

Hello Kitty
BroadBananas | 8/6/2007

Pink armbands foisted on naughty cops to make them feel shame

Belgacom Stake at Stake
EuroBlog | 8/6/2007

State's holding in Belgacom reportedly under review

Cox Techs Roam If They Want To
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2007

About 3,500 Cox field techs are staying connected to the mother ship using a roaming platform developed by NetMotion

Intel at 40
Craig's A-List | 8/6/2007

Silicon photonics are still aglow

Million Dollar (Poor) Baby
Red Panda | 8/6/2007

'Lifestyles of the Rich and Thankless'

Monkey Bidness | 8/6/2007

Apparently it's not a contradiction in terms

Anagran Promises TLC for TCP
News Analysis | 8/6/2007

More than a mini-Caspian, Larry Roberts's latest startup, Anagran, claims to give operators unprecedented control over TCP traffic

UTStarcom Rolls IPTV in India
News Analysis | 8/6/2007

A 120,000-subscriber deployment for Bharti provides another boost for the troubled company's IPTV hopes

CommScope Sees BrightPath for Cable FTTP
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2007

CommScope appears to be ahead of the pack with an FTTP platform for cable operators that addresses greenfields and low-density areas

iPhone Revenues Flow in Three Streams
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/3/2007

Source says that Apple gets $175 from AT&T for each iPhone sold

Mobile Growth Blooms in India
News Analysis | 8/3/2007

A look at Indian service provider financials in Q2

Suprnova Rturns
Peer Pressure | 8/3/2007

Preeminent P2P warehouse rises from the ashes

Sonus Finally Files Financials
News Analysis | 8/3/2007

VOIP player catches up on earnings statements delayed by its stock options review

Ladies Take Back the Night
Monkey Bidness | 8/3/2007

Spoilsport's lawsuit thrown out

Tellabs Close to Carrier Access Buy
News Analysis | 8/3/2007

Light Reading sources say Carrier Access is sitting in Tellabs' shopping cart

FastWeb Plans Home Improvements
News Analysis | 8/3/2007

Italian triple-play pioneer plans new multimedia service and self-install home gateways that will enable FMC services

Martin Comes Home
Cable Guy | 8/3/2007

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin came home to North Carolina yesterday to talk about analog cable viewers

All Bow to Intel
Craig's A-List | 8/3/2007

Conquer your lands with the dual-core processor

Do You Kazoo?
Red Panda | 8/3/2007

Kazoo community suffers from apathy

The WD-40 Jesus
Monkey Bidness | 8/3/2007

He pops up in the darndest places

Telus Loses Interest in Bell Canada
News Analysis | 8/3/2007

Telus CEO quashes any further speculation about a bid for Bell Canada

Big Names Eye Ethernet Over Copper
News Analysis | 8/3/2007

Tier 1 equipment vendors might be ready for the copper plunge, according to the latest Light Reading Insider.

BigBand's After-Hours Free Fall
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/3/2007

BigBand's stock slumped in after-hours trading following news of Q2 financials that fell way short of analyst expectations

Nokia Eats Moto Market Share
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/2/2007

More signs of pain for Motorola as Nokia and others eat into its mobile phone share

Priest Goes Postal
Red Panda | 8/2/2007

We can't all be Internet stars, Father

Nortel's Z-Man Hints at M&A
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

CEO Mike Zafirovski says Nortel is ready to grow through M&A as well as by increasing sales, and forecasts stronger revenues for H2

BigBand Revenues Jump 45%
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/2/2007

A 45 percent surge in revenues helped the digital video specialist swing to a profit in the second quarter

Eleven Firms Pass Over ECI
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

Nearly a dozen potential buyers passed on ECI before it was scooped up by Swarth Investments

Is Verizon Buying YES?
Raynman | 8/2/2007

The Verizon FiOS Yankees!

Over-the-Top Boob Tubes
The Bauminator | 8/2/2007

Broadband-powered TV devices are proliferating, but will consumers be savvy enough to know what they've got, let alone tap in to it?

Location Location Location!
EuroBlog | 8/2/2007

Want great DSL speeds? Then camp on top of a local exchange, says BT

Monkey Greatness
Monkey Bidness | 8/2/2007

Bow before us, mortals!

Instant Revamp for Nokia Siemens
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

After just one quarter of reported operations Nokia Siemens Networks faces a strategy overhaul and further layoffs

Nortel Falls Short in Q2
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

Nortel disappoints with its second-quarter financials as revenues fall, even accounting for the sale of the 3G access unit

Nokia Siemens Suffers Merger Blues
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

In its first quarter of operations newly-formed giant vendor Nokia Siemens Networks reports a major operating loss

UTStarcom Readies Plan B
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

The company hopes to get a fresh start from a new COO and the pending completion of options restatements

Emerging Growth Pumps Up FT
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

Growth in emerging markets and domestic broadband, plus a tax break, helped France Telecom achieve a 41% leap in net income in H1

Telus Still a Factor in Bell Canada Buyout
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

The deal to take Bell Canada private still faces a few risks

Sycamore Stays Listed
News Analysis | 8/2/2007

Shares perk up as Nasdaq decides to stop sending delisting messages to Sycamore

Startup Spotlight: AppTrigger
The Philter | 8/2/2007

Carrius was hilarious. But AppTrigger is going to be bigger

Hammerhead Swings $18M More
News Analysis | 8/1/2007

A fourth round of funding brings the startup's total to $98M and kicks its valuation that much higher

Time Warner Seeking Insight
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Time Warner Cable confirmed it will be among the bidders for the balance of Insight Communications

Sprint to Exit SpectrumCo Venture
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Sprint withdraws from a spectrum bidding consortium with major MSOs, says decision has no bearing on the 'Pivot' joint venture

700 MHz: The Fix Is In
Wireless Bits | 8/1/2007

And everybody seems happy with 'open access' rules

AdGorilla Strategy Saves SMBs
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Company claims small- and mid-sized cable ops can enjoy the riches of local ad insertion without breaking the bank on equipment costs

Verizon Can't Get No Satisfaction
The Bauminator | 8/1/2007

The telco is not high on its one-year waiver for high-end set-tops

Qwest CEO: No Need for New U-verse
News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Qwest doubled profits but still fell short of analyst expectations

Tellabs: Suitor or Bait?
The Philter | 8/1/2007

Analyst sees Tellabs as likely CACS buyer

Infinera Smooths Out the Lumps
News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Just add some accounting magic, and Infinera's numbers look a lot more like an enterprise software vendor than a big box maker

Russo's 'Shame'
The Philter | 8/1/2007

Cramer's not French, is he?

Google's Mobile Hiring Frenzy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Search giant's site lists 81 wireless-related vacancies, most notably a head of mobile business development for the US

ECI On Target as Acquisition Nears
News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Israeli vendor confirms the lack of any rival bidders and meets expectations with its Q2 financials ahead of its takeover

Newport Needs More Cash
News Analysis | 8/1/2007

Struggling session border controller vendor has almost run out of money and is looking for more cash to help it work on some prospects

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