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Chicken Pants
The Philter | 5/10/2005

Carriers Claim IPTV Wiring Worries
News Analysis | 5/10/2005

Early players in the telco IPTV game are finding an unwelcome surprise in the cost of wiring homes for service

Trapeze's Partner Mania
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Switch startup signs fourth big-name partner, and there are more on the way

Cisco's Q3 Looking Plain
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

With a flat Q3 expected, analysts will look for hints of a strong Q4

Romanian Remote
Monkey Bidness | 5/9/2005

Romanian cop busted for monkey defamation.

The Mesh Needs Standards
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Unstrung poll finds industry growth will be dependent on development of future standard

Cisco Prowling WAN Optimization?
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Sources say Cisco could follow Juniper's lead and splash the cash on a WAN optimization startup

China Shapes Up for IPTV Boom
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Initial services have been launched and vendors have their eyes on future spoils

Intel's WiMax AntiClimax
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Just what does 'pre-WiMax' mean anyway?

Chet Man's Plan
Light Ranting | 5/9/2005

Entrisphere Scores $75M Round
News Analysis | 5/9/2005

Access equipment maker hauls in a big funding round so it can chase even bigger customers

Intel's WiMax AntiClimax
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Just what does 'pre-WiMax' mean anyway? UPDATED 7:40 PM

Interop Roundup: Of Bits & Bays
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

10GigE, WAN optimization, and debates about the location of Mandalay Bay rule the roost at Interop

UTStarcom Cuts Outlook, Shares Dive
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Slashes 1,500 jobs, says China is weak; shareholders head for the exits

Monkey Joke o' the Day
Monkey Bidness | 5/6/2005

Why is a telecom startup like a tree full of monkeys?

Open Spectrum Faces Clogging
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Hey you! Get off of my airwaves

Vonage Raises Another $200M
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

VOIP services startup doubles its funding with latest round – but some are starting to wonder about the exit strategy

ECI Makes Hay in Taiwan, Europe
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Management sees growth for the rest of the year, with access deployments at Chunghwa Telecom set to ramp

Content Deals May Swing IPTV Acceptance
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Telecom carriers providing IPTV may leverage specialized content and early release movies to gain an edge over cable and satellite

Headcount: Synergy Qwest
News Analysis | 5/6/2005

Quarry changes heads, Qwest counts bodies, Intel loses a network processor man, Salira finds a home, and more

Sprint Firms Up WiMax Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Commercial deployment could happen late in 2007 if trials of the metro-area technology work out

Maltese TV, Anyone?
Light Ranting | 5/5/2005

SIMboxes Eat Carriers' Lunch
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Increasing fraudulent use of GSM gateways is losing carriers ‘millions’ every month

Norwegian Blue
Monkey Bidness | 5/5/2005

I'm pining for the fjords...

Syndesis Lands Monster OSS Deal
News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Brokers a massive deal in Italy, is 'thinking about' a possible IPO, but won't comment on Verizon rumors

Bookham Boosts Revenues in Q3
News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Losses continue, but Bookham sees better margins and lower costs coming

ECI Lines Up Acquisitions
News Analysis | 5/5/2005

Israeli vendor says it has the money and the ambition to be a more significant contender

Eslambolchi: WiMax Booming
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

AT&T's big brain says WiMax is the access technology of the future

Eslambolchi: WiMax Boom Coming
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

AT&T's big brain says WiMax is the access technology of the future and that firewall vendors have it all wrong

WLAN: Future Imperfect?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Interop showfloor could be a glimpse of a distorted future for WiFi

Force10: Where's the Exit?
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

10-Gig Ethernet startup is under attack by the competition – can it hold out for more money?

Speakeasy Maxes in Seattle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Broadband service provider plans June launch of commercial fixed wireless network

Larry's Back: Be Afraid
Column | 5/4/2005

What's in a name? Cheap laughs!

Service Your Service Providers
The Philter | 5/4/2005

Ericsson to Bring Partners to 21CN Party
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Has sole responsibility for BT 21CN's 'Intelligent Nodes,' but it'll need input from other suppliers

Ericsson Ends CDMA Battle
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Closes San Diego headquarters and gives up fight for future network wins

Cisco Gets Closer to Corvil
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Incorporates the startup's technology in its routers, making an acquisition more likely

Stump the Monkey
Monkey Bidness | 5/4/2005

What the hell is going on here?

Tekelec: Strong Signals in Q1
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Tekelec was again boosted by its core signaling business during Q1, while its softswitching business ramped up nicely

Cisco: Location, Location...
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/4/2005

Location! The Grande Dame of wireless LAN finds herself with a location/RFID box

Ubiquity Plans London IPO
News Analysis | 5/4/2005

SIP applications server vendor says it's listing on London's Alternative Investment Market within weeks

Aktino Dives Into Copper
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/3/2005

A new copper-bonding startup aims for Actelis and, eventually, Hatteras

Mahi Restructures & Swims East
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Its flagship metro core switch, the Mi7, is up for sale and the company is moving its operations to N.J.

Chambers Shouts About Security
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

The Cisco chief is preaching protection at this year's Interop event

Moto Boosts Kineto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Incumbent vendor’s UMA trials provide fillip for convergence startup

Juniper's Kriens Stuck On Traffic
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

CEO tells partners he sees 'billions' in the traffic processing market, a vision that has fueled acquisitions

BT's 21CN: Metro Partners Under Wraps
News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Uncertainty surrounds partnership programs of some of BT's key 21CN suppliers

Grooming Nightmare
Monkey Bidness | 5/3/2005

The nauseating things that can go on in your head...

Interop Unwired
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/3/2005

Wireless gets bigger -- and smaller -- at the Vegas tradeshow

Laurel Pumps Up IPTV Plans
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/2/2005

New product points to a stronger IP video emphasis and a future without the standalone B-RAS

Qwest Qwits
News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Qwest withdraws, says MCI board cowed by Verizon

Why the Future Is Now for Triple Play
LRTV Documentaries | 5/2/2005

The triple play of voice, video, and data services has long been an object of desire for telcos, but it has always remained just out of reach. That is about to change, for two basic reasons: First, the technology to enable triple play over carrier infrastructure is now ready for deployment; second, local telcos have no choice but to become triple-play providers. In this documentary we examine the technologies and applications driving successful deployment of triple play.

The Convergence Contenders
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Startups abound in the next buzz wireless market, according to the latest Unstrung Insider

Reader Feedback Forum
The Philter | 5/2/2005

Cisco Launches ISR Mini-Me
LR Mobile News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Small access router includes integrated security, 802.11 a/b/g access, and Ethernet switching

SWAT the Monkey
Monkey Bidness | 5/2/2005

Now they're arming monkeys...

Verizon Goes to $26
Supercomm News Analysis | 5/2/2005

New offer falls short of Qwest's $30, but MCI board deems it 'superior'

Juniper Infranets the Enterprise
News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Announces its 'Not-NAC,' a security intiative targeted at the enterprise – and at Cisco

DWDM Goes Pluggable
News Analysis | 5/2/2005

Cisco and others have been pushing SFP modules for DWDM, and XFP support isn't far behind

Full Transcript of LRTV’s Interview With Carl Russo, CEO, Calix
LRTV Interviews | 5/2/2005

Carl Russo, president and chief executive of Calix, is one of the best known figures in the telecom industry. The big question on many people’s minds is whether he can repeat the success he had as chief executive of Cerent with his new venture. In this exclusive interview with LRTV, he sheds light on where Calix is headed and on the broadband telecom market itself.

Carrier Ethernet Services: Five Key Drivers
LRTV Documentaries | 5/2/2005

For a technology that was developed in the 1970s as an office automation tool, Ethernet has certainly come a long way. But the best may be yet to come. As service providers and their customers increasingly standardize on Ethernet as the underlying infrastructure for all their applications and traffic, Ethernet is set to become a universal communications enabler. Our documentary examines its progress in this regard, with the help of leading analysts, service providers, and the inventor of Etherne

Welcome to the New Light Reading
Column | 5/2/2005

Our first full-scale redesign since our launch in 2000 is more than cosmetic

Telecom Taxorama
Light Ranting | 5/2/2005

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