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Verizon Wireless: Cable’s New BFF
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/5/2011

Comcast Cable president confirms that the MVNO element of a groundbreaking MSO-Verizon Wireless deal lasts into 'perpetuity'

Epsilon Makes Metro Move With BTI
News Analysis | 12/5/2011

Optical connectivity specialist is upgrading its metro transport networks with new boxes from BTI Systems

Sprint: First LTE Site Is 'Up & Running'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2011

Sprint moves forward with Network Vision; says separate Clearwire TD-LTE deployment is 'very, very targeted' to high-traffic areas

AlcaLu Could Restructure Even More
News Analysis | 12/5/2011

The liquidity thing just isn't getting better, and one analyst thinks that might spur Alcatel-Lucent into action

BI Takes Advantage of Mobile Boom
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/5/2011

Enterprises are moving business intelligence onto mobile platforms, but it involves far more than just shrinking an Excel spreadsheet for a smartphone

Google Preps for an Ice Cream Social
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2011

Google employees reportedly get their hands on the latest Android operating system on the Samsung Nexus S, while support for the 4.0 OS grows

The 'Big Data' Challenge
Column | 12/5/2011

Are communications service providers boiling in an ocean of data?

LTE iPad Coming to Japan?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/5/2011

A Japanese report suggests that Apple is working with DoCoMo on a 4G iPad for 2012

Comcast Gets Down to Business
LRTV Interviews | 12/5/2011

Comcast Business Services SVP Kevin O'Toole outlines the MSO's top priorities for 2012 as it goes upmarket with MetroE and hosted services

Xbox Delays Debut of Verizon, Comcast Content
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/5/2011

Also: TW Cable CEO defends Verizon Wireless deal; Canoe touts interactive ad study; Huawei, Cisco lead the broadband access pack

Vitesse Targets Ethernet Backhaul
News Analysis | 12/5/2011

The company's latest Ethernet switch aims to bring lots more OAM to access and backhaul networks

Honorable Mentions: Dec. 5
Matt's Mentions | 12/5/2011

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

Adtran Pushes ROADMs & OTN
News Analysis | 12/5/2011

As the TA 5000 gets loaded with more transport features, Adtran makes its bid to become a factor in optical networking

Euronews: Virgin Eyes 4G Femto Spectrum
News Analysis | 12/5/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: Virgin thinks femto; iPhone 'banned' in Syria; NSN's off-grid base station; Euro patents re-jig on the cards

China Flexes Its FTTx Muscle
News Analysis | 12/5/2011

China Telecom and China Unicom are dwarfing other fiber access broadband rollouts with their plans

LR Live: Cable Business Show Photos
Slide Shows | 12/2/2011

In New York, delegates came from all over to discuss 'The Future of Cable Business Services'

Charter Gives Broadband a Speed Bump
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/2/2011

Also: Pace and Rovi connect on hybrid boxes; TV Everywhere needs more content, marketing; Verizon to halt HD quality claims

Comcast, TW Cable to Halt Clearwire Sales
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/2/2011

Both MSOs expected to end the wholesale relationship in six months, with Comcast looking to wind down its small base of Clearwire subs

Standards in the Cloud
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/2/2011

As provider interest in cloud services grows, telcos explore ways to differentiate their products while the IT industry works on standardization

Resetting Cable's Biz Services Agenda
The Bauminator | 12/2/2011

11:00 AM Going upmarket, crafting a quasi-national footprint, and a focus on mobile services emerged as top trends at the latest LR Live! event

MSOs Sell AWS Spectrum to Verizon for $3.6B
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/2/2011

Comcast, TWC and Bright House punt AWS holdings to Verizon Wireless for a load of cash, and service and product deals that include a wholesale component

Cox Business: The Road to $2B
LRTV Interviews | 12/2/2011

Cox Business SVP Phil Meeks sheds some light on how the MSO intends to reach its next big business services annual revenue milestone by 2016

Tech Trends Favor Cable's SMB Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/2/2011

Fixed-mobile convergence, cloud and bring-your-own-device trends can all be leveraged to cable's service advantage

Cable’s Keys to the Cloud
LRTV Documentaries | 12/2/2011

Heavy Reading’s Alan Breznick lifts the haze on why cloud-based service delivery has become a top priority for cable MSOs

What's Next for German and Indian Telecom Markets?
Research Rewind | 12/2/2011

This week: Five-year forecasts for Germany, India, Hong Kong and more; LTE in AME; Carrier Ethernet

Euronews: German Govt Skeptical on AT&T Deal
News Analysis | 12/2/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: Government less confident than Deutsche Telekom over US deal; Swiss merger murmurings; Anite's hot H1

Cable Expands Its Business Game
LRTV Interviews | 12/1/2011

David Strauss, a top cable industry consultant, explains what MSOs must add to their playbooks as they target mid-sized businesses more aggressively

Comcast Hones 2-Pronged Business Attack
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/1/2011

MSO is using a mix of Docsis 3.0 and MetroE to win the hearts of SMBs and build last-mile pipes that are fat enough to handle cloud-based services

Ethernet Executive Council Q&A: Equinix
Ethernet Executive Council | 12/1/2011

1:30 PM Heavy Reading talks strategy with Jim Poole, Equinix’s general manager for global networks and mobility

Sprint Keeps Clearwire (& Unlimited) Alive
LR Mobile News Analysis | 12/1/2011

Clearwire gets cash (and makes that interest payment), while Sprint says it gets the capacity needed to keep unlimited plans alive

Rogers Exec: MSOs Can Outdo Telcos in Ethernet
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/1/2011

Biz services exec sees bright future for selling to enterprises and calls for cable to interconnect to sell nationally and shoot for 100% reliability

MEF Makes Strides With Ethernet Interconnection
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/1/2011

Emphasis within the Ethernet market and the MEF has shifted to issues of interconnection and service alignment between providers

US Cable Firms to Bank $6B in Biz Services
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/1/2011

Cable continues to gain ground on the telcos as MSOs chip away at the small business market, expand into cell backhaul and head up-market

Cable Clicks With the Cloud
LRTV Documentaries | 12/1/2011

Execs with Cox and Charter explain why tucking software and processing complexity further into the cloud is accelerating cable’s ability to change and enhance video services and applications

Analyst Laments Netflix's 'Broken' Biz Model
LR Cable News Analysis | 12/1/2011

Also: Mediaset tunes in the Xbox; Cablevision fights off DDoS attack; Comcast faces discrimination suit; HBO won't go pure OTT

BT Heads for 400G With Ciena
News Analysis | 12/1/2011

UK incumbent to deploy the 6500 Packet-Optical platform for its 100Gbit/s plans and to prepare itself for even greater speeds…

Quantifying Cloud
Rewired | 12/1/2011

7:30 AM Cisco has launched a new index to measure cloud traffic and chances are it will become the new industry standard for counting clouds

Euronews: Vodafone Lands a Bluefish
News Analysis | 12/1/2011

In today's EMEA roundup: Vodafone makes unified comms purchase; Transmode wins UK deal; Volubill controls policy in Tunisia

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