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Apple Finds Friends, Synchs With iCloud
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2011

Apple's cloud storage will begin shipping on Oct. 12, along with the revamped iOS 5, featuring friend-finding and music-matching apps

Ethernet Exchanges Attracting Mostly Sellers
News Analysis | 10/4/2011

Carriers are connecting to exchanges such as CENX and Telx, but they are mostly there to sell, not buy Ethernet links

Apple: By the Numbers
Que Sera Sarah | 10/4/2011

2:10 PM Apple reminds everyone how terrific its mobile business is before unleashing the new iPhone

Suddenlink to Fit Broadband Caps, Overage Fees
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/4/2011

Also: Cox runs targeted ads; CableCARDs stall at retail; Transmode scores at UPC; thePlatform adds brass; Netflix & Showtime duke it out

Major Carrier: Small-Cell Backhaul Must Be Cheap
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2011

What Apple news?! Small-cell backhaul is hot in London today with the UK's biggest mobile operator setting the low-cost challenge

Getting Down to Earth on Cloud
News Analysis | 10/4/2011

There's still a lot of work to be done before communications service providers can deliver true cloud services and profit from them

Leading Lights Non-Finalists: Deal Maker
Craig's A-List | 10/4/2011

8:05 AM Why a few juicy possibilities didn't make the cut

Europe to Apple: Gimme Five!
News Analysis | 10/4/2011

Apple's smartphone has generated laughter, tears, writs and some awkward analogies in Europe over the years -- and now it wants iPhone 5

BBWF 2011: Satellite's High Hopes
LRTV Interviews | 10/4/2011

Chris O'Dell, VP of sales at Hughes Network Systems Europe, says broadband connections via Ka-band satellite links can help fill in the gaps in Europe's broadband coverage and deliver a service comparable to many fixed-broadband offerings

Euronews: Kroes Plan Is Krazy, Say Telcos
News Analysis | 10/4/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: Steely Neelie's latest wheeze comes under carrier fire, and Nokia's rating is under pressure following NSN cash boost

Apple Picking: Before the iPhone Launch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2011

Inspecting iPhone 5 expectations, including the seeding of the iCloud and more, ahead of Tim Cook's first major device launch as Apple's CEO

Sidera Spending to Build Cloud Infrastructure
News Analysis | 10/3/2011

The competitive carrier isn't finding easy answers for upgrading its network and OSS systems for cloud services

Netflix Gets Spoofed
The Bauminator | 10/3/2011

1:40 PM Here's the sketch that didn't make it on Saturday Night Live

Survey: Apple to Gain in AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2011

Light Reading survey takers say Apple has the most to gain if AT&T acquires T-Mobile, good news on the eve of its iPhone unveiling

Leap's 3G Trumps Metro's 4G/2G Mashup
Que Sera Sarah | 10/3/2011

11:50 AM Bernstein Research says 3G is better than 4G when 4G's only fallback is a stopgap 2G network

Has ZTE Struck LTE Gold in India?
AsiaBlog | 10/3/2011

11:25 AM Reports suggest ZTE has landed a key role with India's largest mobile operator

LightSquared Gets Sharp for Smartphones
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2011

LightSquared announces its first specific deal to develop smartphones and more for its planned hybrid LTE and satellite network

Verizon Appeals Net Neutrality Rules (Again)
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/3/2011

Also: Round two for Hulu; CenturyLink intros Internet Basics tilt; Nagra advances ad play via M&A; Italy hosts video hacking case

Honorable Mentions: Oct. 3
Matt's Mentions | 10/3/2011

8:00 AM This week's top telecom stories, as chosen by the readers of Matt's Mentions

Business Services Now FTTH Focus
News Analysis | 10/3/2011

The FTTH Council show floor was dominated by business services and backhaul opportunities

LTE Patent Pool: No Diving!
Wireless Bits | 10/3/2011

7:50 AM An effective LTE patent pool looks increasingly unlikely

CLECs Eye a Slice of the Mobile Backhaul Pie
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2011

Light Reading Live! event highlights the opportunities for competitive carriers in the potentially lucrative mobile backhaul market

Euronews: Steely Neelie's Copper Clampdown
News Analysis | 10/3/2011

In today's EMEA selection: EC commissioner wants more investment in fiber, France Telecom heads into the Congo and Russia gets coherent 100G

C&W Lime Streams TV Everywhere with AnyView
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/3/2011

Cable & Wireless's Caribbean unit to use adaptive bit rate system from Avail-TVN to stream video to IP-connected set-tops, PCs and mobile devices

Cloud Plans Need IT/Telco Unity
News Analysis | 10/3/2011

France Telecom's head of networks says the convergence of the telecom and IT domains is critical for telcos with cloud services ambitions

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