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The company's debut earnings announcement focused on the company's revenue pipeline, as opposed to reported results
The FCC will open up 700MHz wireless broadband auctions
Strategic alternatives explored
Will the Apple iPhone help get more content developers into the mobile game?
Cox is offering free Internet service to qualifying, low-income homes in Oklahoma... for a while
Optical vendor had 30 days to find an alternate bid, but none showed up
We need'em everywhere
Els Haentjens, Product Manager for Data Services at Belgacom, describes the carrier's network transformation and discusses what role Ethernet services has in making that change
IM is invading the workplace. Has it invaded yours?
Alcatel-Lucent has incurred extra costs as a result of rivals trying to unseat it from customer accounts, says CEO Pat Russo
Phonoscope of Houston marks the first cable operator to secure a deal to deploy 'VOD in a Box,' a pre-integrated system for small ops
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A second quarter loss, low gross margins, and continued weakness in mobile send AlcaLu's share price down 8% in morning trading
US cable's primary lobbying arm is seeking a full FCC review of a denied waiver request on integrated security set-top boxes
A gloomy forecast says Optium's fourth quarter won't be profitable after all, triggering an after-hours selloff of its stock
It's longer than you think. It's shorter than you think
Analysts say Apple could be receiving up to $200 extra in activation fees from AT&T for each phone it sells direct
Should carriers be afraid of P2P caching?
Shares in the CDN have dropped more than 20 percent since the company posted in-line earnings
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The 'next-gen' edge QAM race is on, but will entrants like Vecima Networks be able to keep pace with a growing field of competitors?
No. 2 US operator shells out $2.67 billion to bulk up coverage in rural areas
Another utensil hits the skids
Dutch incumbent joins other major European telcos in targeting the IT services needs of enterprises with planned acquisition of Getronics
Vyyo is slashing its workforce by 16 percent as part of a broader cost-cutting effort
Verizon turned in a solid Q2, but flat margins concerned a few Wall Street analysts
'This statue is a piece of crap!'
Soon, all will be Cisco
Spanish giant is forecasting a better 2007 after a strong first half of the year, but some analysts are cautious
'You don't live in Detroit, people!'
Interest in Virgin Media extends beyond private equity
Joe's a nice guy. Sorry about the jail thing
Redback streams video at 165 mph
Sprint says it's exploring WiMax options beyond a mobile portal with the Wi-curious search giant
Here's the latest installment based on this week's flood of actions taken by the FCC Media Bureau
Does U-verse = Cable?
Don't tell your dentist you like pigs
The chip developer behind the MOCA standard for home networks is ready to go public
John Hoffman, Product Manager at VSNL, talks about the challenges of addressing capacity shortages in Asia and the rest of the world
Joe Nacchio, former CEO of Qwest, is going to prison for six years for insider trading. He must also surrender $52 million in gains
Analysts are predicting a weak report from Nokia Siemens Networks next week after Siemens revealed some telling numbers
Guys, the EU would like a word with you
Both VDSL chip companies are tapping Atheros for some wireless LAN help
Imagine has filed a counterclaim to BigBand's lawsuit, EETimes Europe reports
Comcast bought and deployed digital boxes at a dizzying pace as it prepared for the July set-top box deadline
The triumph of the commons
Shares of Level 3 slide as the company's earnings fall short of expectations
Most are missing the point about the row over GPS being installed in NYC cabs
IMS might not be the techno-panacea telcos were hoping for, but it's still good for what ails them.
Harmonic's Rhozet buy gives it more than 100 transcoding customers
Indian mobile operator Bharti beats analysts' expectations with 100% increase in net profits
Psychic kitty, or grim reaper in furry disguise?
Ed Whitacre wasn't that great
Obesity is contagious
BT announced decent Q1 results today, but attracted attention with talk of Google, IPTV, and collaborations
Cable advice from Harrah's CEO: Shower your best customers with goodies and perks
Partners strengthen their ties to develop a system for securely moving across wireless corporate connections
A new edge QAM deal could give Arris a solid foothold in the MSO's switched digital video strategy
IPTV is one of several factors that have kept IMS from fully blossoming, a Heavy Reading report finds
Early investor jitters turn to an after-hours rally as Apple says it will sell 1 million iPhones by the end of September
Inadvertent sharing due to ID-Ten-T errors
The MultiService Forum is implementing an NGN equipment certification scheme to give IP systems a seal of approval
But it doesn't look as if Google will get the 'open access' it wants...
P2P gets called into Congress again, this time over classified documents found on file sharing networks
A new study confirms that broadband has gone completely mainstream in the US
Cisco kicks off its Networkers Live! event
Or... 'Gator the Pig's Really Bad Day'
...and annoy the hell out of everybody
Vodafone shareholders vote against activist investor John Mayo over the valuable 45% stake in Verizon Wireless
Where's Brooke Schulz?
Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes has rekindled the idea of offering 'everything' on-demand, but admits the same barriers remain
More cable operators have been awarded set-top box waivers by the FCC, though others haven't been so lucky
Telecom Italia looks set to do the splits
Apparently there are limits to the 'Unlimited Calling' upgrade for SkypeOut
Assault and irony
Bluesocket buys its way into the wireless VOIP space
With nearly $5B set aside for a broadband bandwidth bid, its time to start taking Google's wireless ambitions seriously
Apple shares fall on iPhone sales news despite a strong wireless quarter for AT&T
TiVo's $299 DVR is CableCARD-capable
Tellabs reported its Q2 earnings Tuesday, but the vendor's conference call provided zip on any potential M&A talk
Why aren't telcos thriving on exclusive content?
Continued strength in wireless and BellSouth merger savings fueled another solid quarter from AT&T
New approaches to FMC may finally enable enterprises to eliminate the unloved desk phone and put mobile phones in the hands of all their workers.
Chicken Little had a point
Finnish mobile phones giant adds to its Web 2.0 portfolio with the acquisition of Redmond-based file sharing startup Twango
Belt sales are set to skyrocket
A new, improved video sharing guide
Riding the IPTV boom, the $34M-a-year chip company plans to tap the public market
Another MVNO bites the dust as Amp'd says it will likely shut US operations by the end of the month
The IEEE Higher Speed Study Group has agreed to develop a dual 40-Gig and 100-Gig Ethernet standard
Corning has developed a new optical fiber technology that allows fiber to be bent around tight corners with virtually no signal loss
Who will you pick as Person of the Year?
Ethernet everywhere is a good thing, according to Chris Nabinger, CTO of Masergy
Grand ambitions come San Jose's way
Tellabs' share price is up 8% following talk of a $7B takeover bid from Nokia Siemens, but analysts aren't crazy about the financials
Saskatchewan: The Land of 10,000 Penalty Minutes
Security startup decides to go back to its open-source roots, and Aruba adds more radio security know-how to its portfolio
North American MSOs are edging their way into the wireless services market but they aren't giving it enough priority, says analyst
VOIP startup hopes to grab users with free voice service over a $400 device
Wizard latest 'victim' of P2P file sharing
This guy really has been in some godawful tripe over the years
I’m no longer sure
The Initial Public Offering of yet another LR blog
Virgin Mobile USA now says it wants to raise $400 million more than previously stated in its US IPO
CDMA vendor prices IPO below initially planned price range, shares flip-flop in after hours
Routers meet Madison Avenue, and everyone's happy so far
The book closes on one of the cable industry's most colorful and controversial vendors
Indian mobile operator's share price gains as much as 46 percent in its IPO
US cable pressure groups say the FCC's digital TV transition proposal is absurd and expensive
Grounds for prosecution
UbiquiSys has landed $25 million from a group of investors as it prepares for mass production of its home base stations
Search giant says it will meet FCC reserve for prime 700MHz wireless broadband if its 'open access' conditions are met
Google adds to its broadband access technology investments by joining the B round funding of femtocell startup Ubiquisys
The VDSL chip vendor plans to build gateways for big fish like Verizon and France Telecom
Suddenly, stock options are the least of his problems
Enter the Leading Lights today. Finalists to be announced on October 19. Reader's Choice submissions due August 10
Sprint and Clearwire will work together to deploy mobile WiMax in the US
Oh Lord, what hath LR wrought?
Police say, 'Don't Fear the Beaver'
Cable's rapid prep for the integrated security ban could affect Moto margins
Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin is excited about femtocells, but he wants them at rock-bottom prices that won't excite vendors
Driven by new products, the router manufacturer's momentum should continue, say analysts
Verizon Business's new optical network delivers up to 440 Gbit/s via either Sonet, DWDM, or Ethernet
EC has OK'd funding for a Google rival
With EPS close to nothing, Moto's slumping handset sales drag down the networking giant
Avici, which is quitting the core router sector, sees its stock jump 28 percent in pre-market trading after raising guidance
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European Commissioner Viviane Reding riles mobile TV players by encouraging the use of DVB-H
BlackBerry FMC support prompts questions on AT&T's strategy
Congrats to eBay buyer 'legendofgame'! You just wasted some hard-earned ducats on a CableCARD that probably won't do jack
BT will use PBT-based Ethernet service to backhaul T-Mobile UK's wireless traffic as part of a major five-year deal
Spiders save in Saginaw
Charter's new customer Web portal is placing a heavier emphasis on streaming video content
O2 UK and Telstra have killed their i-mode service
France pilots mobile WiMax and Japan tests LTE
One source says Huawei is looking at Carrier Access
Cable's decision to support E-911 out of the gate has been vindicated once again
Ericsson signs its largest ever network expansion contract with India's Bharti
Hey. We're not insured for eyecare
Korea's largest content delivery network looks to make a splash in the US market
RIM delivers its first WiFi-enabled cellphone
The Canadian vendor scores another contract win for Provider Backbone Transport from Dakota Carrier Network
Should I move out of the way?
Will carriers be happy with a Google mobile content payment system?
Two deals with Vodafone, most notably a single-supplier contract in Germany, solidify Ericsson's position as IMS front runner
The Consumer Electronics Association and US cable's top lobbying arm are clashing again over downloadable conditional access systems
Nuvio offers a 'safe landing' for SunRocket customers
What we don't know yet about home base stations
Yipes CEO John Scanlon is expecting a $200 million investment from Reliance once the Indian carrier completes its acquisition
The Leading Lights are on again
UK court orders T-Mobile to interconnect with mobile VOIP provider Truphone
Red panda sneers at her captors
Who got FCC waivers and who did not? Here are the results in bite-sized form
Endangered snack food
There's talk of a 'super regulator' for the European telecom sector, but is the EC's Viviane Reding just rattling her saber?
Remember Rich McGinn? We do. And he's back
Homer: the 21C fertility symbol
Its all Greek to me
Dick Lynch is being named the new CTO of all of Verizon Communications
The No. 1 cellular operator in the US is said to be latest to put out RFP for home base stations
A vendor bundle may kick-start cable's entry into the SMB voice market
Users don't generate good content
IEEE study group could propose a joint 40-Gigabit and 100-Gigabit Ethernet standard
Mobile phones for the elderly user. I SAID, MOBILE PHONES... oh never mind...
Indian giant strikes $300M deal to buy Ethernet services pioneer Yipes with plans to boost coverage in US and globally
A report of a possible $160B bid by Vodafone for Verizon added $14B to the US carrier's capitalization in pre-market trading Monday
Another party has chimed in on the Cablevision RS-DVR debate, arguing that an appeal court agrees with an earlier, unfavorable ruling
Winners could be in line for a 26.5 million set-top contract, and give telco a path toward complying with FCC ban on integrated security boxes
Amid a flurry of promotions, four members of the company's management team, including its COO and CTO, have stepped down
I’ll show you a gesture…
MTC, a heavyweight in the Middle East and Africa, reports revenues of $2.77 billion in the first half of the year
The first wave of strange WiMax ads arrives
Kim crushes enemy scheming
Its plans for a nationwide GSM network stalled, India's Reliance is building out its regional network and turning back to CDMA
NTT DoCoMo has begun testing of 'Super 3G' technology, or LTE, in its labs, and has started taking proposals from infrastructure vendors
And it's filling fast
Wii's so cute. So simple. Could carriers do something with it?
Analysts reckon No. 2 handset vendor will be overtaken by rivals
A customer service reprise
Partnership allows Nortel to migrate carriers from legacy DCO and EWSD switches to VOIP gear
You are safe nowhere
CommScope shares got a healthy bump Thursday following an analyst upgrade tied to its pending deal for Andrew Corp.
More dating for dummies
You, too, can buy a CableCARD for the low, low price of $139.99. But buyer beware – you may be purchasing what amounts to stolen property
A French joint venture is pushing ahead with plans to deploy WiMax networks in Paris and the wealthy Southeast region using AlcaLu gear
Says plans for free WiFi in Paris are illegal
New fixed/mobile convergence specs detail how voice calls can hop between cellular and WiFi connections using dual-mode handsets
As carriers look to protect their businesses against industry downturns, could managed security be their security blanket?
Networking giant now says its mobile devices unit won't turn a profit this year
Latest acquisition adds video streaming and management to Level 3's content delivery network
As part of a multi-faceted approach to delivering consumer video, Qwest has teamed with Microsoft to deliver a VOD service via Windows Live
Meow: That's cat language for, 'don’t eat me'
FCC proposals could help reshape the US wireless broadband market
Support for GPON is growing in Europe, but the continent looks likely to adopt multiple fiber access strategies
BSNL's much-delayed mobile expansion is being held up again, this time by India's new communications minister
Two new studies show that HDTV fever is sweeping the nation
BigBand shares gained back some lost ground in the wake of an analyst's upgrade
Will DirecTV's new HD-heavy satellite be the 'Death Star' cable has long feared?
What everyone wants to know about the iPhone
India's Megasoft makes a $65 million play for billing services specialist Boston Comms to add to its growing telecom assets
Wind and 3 Italia have signed a memorandum of understanding to combine their tower assets and sell them to a third party
Peer-to-peer traffic is a problem; is caching the solution?
New FCC moves could make the US market more like Europe's
Ordering movies on the TV screen... Where have I heard of that before?
Bigger operators getting involved in municipal mesh WiFi could help to give such services a longer lifespan
Your call will be ignored in the order it was received
A sale of Gemstar-TV Guide International could shake up the interactive program guide market
Do you believe in magic?
With wins at Telecom Italia and Vodafone, Huawei is making headway among tier one European mobile operators
Home of the Squishee!
The University of Massachusetts is deploying VOIP using Cedar Point's Safari C3 Multimedia Switching System
OSS vendor Celona lands £7 million ($14 million) as it ramps up to meet demands for telco-specific data migration system
Google has opened its wallet again and laid down $625 million in cash for hosted security specialist Postini
More eagerly awaited WLAN phones get the green light
The US ban on set-tops with integrated security may have gone into effect, but this story is far from over
Ma Bell launches its first WiFi mesh network in California
The launch date for Blyk's UK ad-funded mobile service has slipped as startup gets to grips with business model and being an MVNO
Major vendors such as Nokia Siemens Networks and Alcatel-Lucent are looking to integrate femtocell technology into home gateways
SEC filings reveal how the PDA pioneer ended up with PE firm Elevation
Telcos could miss out on a revenue opportunity by not deploying identity management offerings quickly enough
Cablevision shareholders may be reluctant to approve a deal to take the MSO private following a stock surge
Fixed-line chief says DPI and policy management features in its edge routers will help in the battle against Cisco and Juniper
Beyond Broadband moves closer to a downloadable conditional access system and an 'open' set-top platform
Second-quarter job cuts leave Motorola with a $101 million charge
Progress: Taleban nannies
DPI vendor announced record profits on a 171 percent revenue increase
AT&T plans to offer an HD VOD service on U-verse. But will its slower FTTN network handle it?
Nervousness about BigBand's involvement with two big customers – Verizon and Comcast – appears to be contributing to a stock slide recent weeks
Femtocells: Wireless broadband – this time it's personal
Everybody's got a brand
Only 18 months after buying it for $51 million, Spirent sells wireless video quality test business SwissQual for just $3 million
More vitally important legislation
Vodafone issued an RFP for femtocells about six months ago and an analyst says it's the one the industry is watching
Researchers find bugs in iPhone browser, Bluetooth, and WiFi connections
Possibly eyeing Internet video, IBM is turning its IceCube storage project into a company
Radcom slumps, EXFO flies, Spirent speaks out on PBT testing, and more
EC tickles guilty Telefónica with tiny fine
Regional mobile operator raises $129M from its IPO and is set to begin trading by July 20
A review of recent financial activity in the bustling Middle East telecom market
It's all torpo and flexo and TCP/IP
Deutsche Telekom's stock gets a boost from a report that its mobile operator T-Mobile has won iPhone distribution rights in Germany
The CDMA maven eyes a Nasdaq float
Verizon's fiber access service leaves cut copper connections in its wake. Should CLECs worry?
Search giant buys GrandCentral in 'one number' play
Summer is no longer the preserve of lightweight stories about wireless or iPhone fashion pieces
Still, it looks good on the resumé
CEA marked July 1 as sort of an Independence Day for consumers
Google has acquired California startup GrandCentral Communications
NSN signs contract to expand Bharti Airtel's mobile and fixed networks in a deal worth around $900 million
Mobile operators worldwide are evaluating how best to adopt a flat, IP-centric network architecture
France Telecom issues an RFP for 3G femtocells, but warns that the technology is not yet mature enough for large volume orders
The chip company got its revised earnings filed, but it appears the process wasn't exactly pretty
Neuf Cegetel's broadband-focused acquisitions have made it second only to France Telecom in its domestic high-speed access market
Buyout of the nation's third largest operator will bolster AT&T coverage
Mobile operators worldwide are evaluating how best to adopt a flat, IP-centric network architecture.
The optical equipment manufacturer agrees to a buyout price of $10 per share
New app puts two-factor authentication on handset
Vampire-bird starts trouble at Burger King
MRV's merger with Fiberxon is done, despite questions looming over Fiberxon's books
Blogging trends have a shilling effect on journalism
Femto Forum forms to take on standards and marketing for the home base station market
Do garbage dumps make good neighbors?
Cable Digital News invaded the third annual C-COR Global IP Summit. Here's visual evidence of our trip to Cannes
Bell Canada agrees to be acquired by the Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan in the largest takeover in Canadian history
Reports put possible bid for cable giant by private equity firm Carlyle Partners at up to $11.7 billion before debt considerations
Verizon and more than 100 others obtained special waivers Friday, just ahead of the FCC's ban on set-tops with integrated security