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Juniper Moves Emphasize Carriers & Software
News Analysis | 2/10/2010

Kim Perdikou is being promoted to the office of the CEO; meanwhile, Juniper starts up a software and applications division for Junos

Analysts: SPIT Is Hot Stuff
News Analysis | 2/10/2010

Developing and executing a strategy based around service provider IT (SPIT) capabilities is critical to modern-day carriers, say Heavy Reading analysts

Gadget Watch: MWC Preview
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2010

Could Windows Mobile 7 be unveiled next week in Barcelona?

Google's Pointy Stick
The Bauminator | 2/10/2010

3:00 PM Will Google's fiber 'experiment' accelerate cable's development of Docsis 4.0 and a move toward gigabit speeds?

Cisco Alters CMTS Vision With '20/20' Card
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/10/2010

Cisco is peddling a new line card that signals a move toward an 'integrated' CMTS architecture

Google Jumps Into Gigabit FTTH
News Analysis | 2/10/2010

Internet giant solicits municipalities to participate in trial of speedy fiber network that will serve as many as 500,000 users

Who's in AT&T's LTE Core?
Wireless Bits | 2/10/2010

11:05 AM AlcaLu and Ericsson are AT&T's LTE radio access suppliers, but the core network vendors are not yet known

Google's Buzz Is a Bust
Contentinople | 2/10/2010

10:20 AM Google's new social feature, unveiled yesterday, might not be a Twitter killer after all

AT&T Picks AlcaLu, Ericsson for LTE
News Analysis | 2/10/2010

Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson are AT&T's two radio access equipment suppliers for its LTE rollout

Ericsson: We Have Nothing Against Femtos
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2010

The Swedish vendor hasn't ruled out making its own 3G femtocell but says the cost is still too high and the market too limited

$72 Billion & Counting
EuroBlog | 2/10/2010

7:00 AM Deutsche Bank estimates 2010 mobile broadband capex

Policy Matters to Mobile
LRTV Interviews | 2/10/2010

Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie tells Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about the impact of mobile broadband growth on the Policy Control and Deep Packet Inspection sectors

The Long, Slow Demise of WiMax
Jonestown | 2/9/2010

6:00 PM And how it could live on...

MWC Preview: Data Offload to the Rescue
News Analysis | 2/9/2010

Getting data traffic off increasingly crowded 3G networks will be a key topic next week in sunny Spain

TI's Wideband Breakthrough
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2010

Broadcom's no longer got dibs on the only Docsis 3.0-certified products capable of pumping out downstream speeds of 320 Mbit/s

EBIF Gets an Upgrade
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2010

New IO6 specs from CableLabs add support for unbound ITV apps, but EBIF vendors don't believe the upgrade will require a major overhaul UPDATED 5:35 PM

Verizon Taps McAfee for SMB Security
News Analysis | 2/9/2010

Two new security services will let Verizon's mid-sized businesses get a jump on potential network threats

Google's Twitter Killer?
Contentinople | 2/9/2010

11:10 AM Google is expected to announce a new feature for Gmail that could compete with major social networks

Reliance Preps $260M Enterprise Data Initiative
News Analysis | 2/9/2010

Indian operator to target corporate customers with dedicated CDMA-based wireless data connectivity

Look Into My Eyes....
EuroBlog | 2/9/2010

9:00 AM 'Influencer' boasts Tier 1 deals, banks VC cash

Juniper Challenges Cisco in the Mobile Core
News Analysis | 2/9/2010

The rivals will face off (figuratively) at Mobile World Congress, each pitching big plans for the future of the mobile network

Mobile Growth Strategies in Africa
LRTV Interviews | 2/9/2010

Pyramid Research analyst Badii Kechiche talks to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about developments in the African mobile market

Ericsson Retraces Packet-Optical Steps
News Analysis | 2/8/2010

Carriers' needs are diverging from what Ericsson saw in 2008, so its packet-optical strategy is getting a refresh with a new metro box

DTAs Getting Smaller, Cheaper & 'Universal'
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2010

Comcast's already trialing a version 4.0 digital terminal adapter based on new Broadcom chips that can run Moto and Cisco content protection schemes

Cox Finds Ethernet Success in Verticals
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2010

Cox is bucking a cable industry trend, expanding its Ethernet sales and stressing local ties and regional verticals

Jinni Puts Cable Guys in the Mood
The Bauminator | 2/8/2010

5:05 PM Cablers at CableLabs 'Innovation Showcase' view Jinni's mood-based video finder as the idea most likely to succeed

Supercomm 2010 'Shelved' by Owners
News Analysis | 2/8/2010

Financial projections for 2010 scare off the event's management company

Tech at the Superbowl
Contentinople | 2/8/2010

10:25 AM Google unveils its first Superbowl ad, and Vizio presents an Internet-star-studded ad for Web TV

BelAir Backhauls Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/8/2010

Cablevision among the early takers for a wideband-capable WiFi access point optimized for wireless video and voice applications

Euro FTTH Update
EuroBlog | 2/8/2010

9:00 AM Fiber access folk to hook up in Lisbon to get Europe's FTTx latest

Ericsson Promotes Regional Chiefs
News Analysis | 2/8/2010

New Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg expands top leadership team with regional executives for China and North America

Prepping for MWC: LTE
EuroBlog | 2/8/2010

8:10 AM Ahead of Barcelona, LTE's again shaping up to be one of the hot topics

Preparing for LTE
LRTV Interviews | 2/8/2010

Heavy Reading senior analyst Gabriel Brown examines the latest LTE developments and the move to all-IP networks

Rumor: Supercomm Is Dead
Rumors | 2/5/2010

The Week in WiMax
Kaps Korner | 2/5/2010

4:25 PM Clearing up confusion about Clearwire's retail/wholesale mix

Policy Watch: Fired Up Over NBC, Net Neutrality
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2010

Believe it or not, some of the telecom action in DC doesn't involve the proposed Comcast-NBCU deal

Mankiewich Out as AlcaLu Wireless CTO
News Analysis | 2/5/2010

Wireless industry vet Paul Mankiewich has left AlcaLu after nearly 30 years UPDATED 1:45 PM

Supercilious Wagering
Monkey Bidness | 2/5/2010

11:20 AM How to better enjoy The Game

Corning Sheds Light on Optical Trends
News Analysis | 2/5/2010

Investor day overview shows where Corning has seen demand in the past year for its telecom products, and how FTTH has yet to deliver

Symmetricom Clocks Out of Video Monitoring
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2010

Company puts its struggling 'Quality of Experience' business on the block, claims to have a potential buyer already on the line

Amazon vs. the Publishers
Contentinople | 2/5/2010

9:25 AM Hachette joins the fray as Macmillan continues its fight

Comcast CEO: We Won’t Block Rivals
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2010

Brian Roberts insists MSO won't prevent others from offering shows over broadband, but WideOpenWest CEO claims there's already some of that going on

Juniper Upgrades the Core
News Analysis | 2/4/2010

The latest salvo in the war of big numbers: 250 Gbit/s per slot UPDATE 2/5 7:10 AM

AlcaLu Softens Up in the RAN
News Analysis | 2/4/2010

AlcaLu uses software-defined radio technology to support GSM, UMTS, and LTE in the same radio module

Oi, Schmidt! WAKE UP!!
EuroBlog | 2/4/2010

1:30 PM Google chief is getting a lie-in at Mobile World Congress

Blogging Is Sooooo 2009
Monkey Bidness | 2/4/2010

12:30 PM We're down to our last 30 million

Comcast on the iPad: It's All Good
The Bauminator | 2/4/2010

11:20 AM CEO downplays the threat, sees Apple device as a new outlet for Comcast's programming

China Telecom Guru Talks Hot Tech
News Analysis | 2/4/2010

Wei Leping, former CTO and current adviser at China Telecom, tells Light Reading about the key technology challenges facing the operator

Verizon Plugs In Current for Smart Grid Service
News Analysis | 2/4/2010

Verizon Business is teaming up with Current Group to power up an integrated smart grid service targeted to utility companies

AT&T Slings on 3G
Contentinople | 2/4/2010

10:35 AM iPhone users with Slingboxes can now watch TV over AT&T's 3G network

Anticipating Mobile World Congress 2010
LRTV Interviews | 2/4/2010

Three Heavy Reading analysts look forward to the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Symbian: It's Really Free, Baby
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2010

The project to take the world's most widely used mobile operating system open-source has been completed

Is SDV Poised for a Comeback?
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2010

Comcast may revive its interest in switched digital video now that its big analog reclamation project is well underway

Is Italian on Telefónica's Menu?
EuroBlog | 2/4/2010

8:50 AM Reports suggest a Telefónica/Telecom Italia wedding might be on the cards

LTE: Don’t Expect to Roam Soon
News Analysis | 2/4/2010

Global roaming on LTE will be years away because device makers face a tough challenge to support all the different LTE frequency bands across the globe

Redbacker DeNuccio Becomes Metaswitch CEO
News Analysis | 2/4/2010

Former Redback and Cisco executive has big plans for mid-sized vendor

Michael O'Hara: The New GSMA
LRTV Interviews | 2/4/2010

Michael O'Hara, the GSMA's chief marketing officer, talks about the association's evolving role in helping along the development of modern mobile networks, applications, and devices

Cisco Declares Recovery
News Analysis | 2/3/2010

The economic comeback is real, it's entering a second phase, and revenues (and hiring) are coming back. Thus spake Cisco

Emcore Scores Optical Deal
News Analysis | 2/3/2010

A deal setting up a joint venture to run Emcore's optical business seems to put a high value on the products

Metro Ethernet Growing, Squeezing Carrier Pipes
News Analysis | 2/3/2010

Biannual Vertical Systems Group report shows metro Ethernet going in faster, as market becomes more competitive

ACA, Consumer Groups Rip Comcast-NBC Merger
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2010

Reps for small cable MSOs, indie programmers, and consumers attack proposed marriage, but offer few conditions for regulators to chew on

Huawei Gets Box Break at the FCC
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2010

FCC blesses two DTAs from Huawei and three more from Evolution, while another Chinese vendor, CoShip, guns for a box waiver of its own

Gadget Watch: Android & RIM Strike Back
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2010

Motorola's Devour on Verizon, RIM touchscreen, and Google's tablet concepts are in this week's gadget review

Comcast to Wrap Wideband, All-Digital Rollout This Year
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2010

MSO expects to polish off two key projects this year as it announces Q4 earnings that beat Wall Street expectations

Let Market Decide Fate of Set-Tops
The Cable Pipeline | 2/3/2010

9:30 AM Market forces, not FCC rules and mandates, should be sufficient to solve the set-top 'innovation' dilemma

Clearleap Marries Web TV With EBIF
The Bauminator | 2/3/2010

9:05 AM Clearleap and FourthWall Media give EBIF some video chops

MWC 2010: The LTE G8
Column | 2/3/2010

The mobile vendor in-crowd goes to Barcelona

Radio: The Internet's Best Friend
The Philter | 2/3/2010

8:45 AM Radio does offer a new dimension to reportage, and good radio is worth paying for

Former Juniper Exec Heads for the Clouds
News Analysis | 2/3/2010

Christine Heckart exits Microsoft's IPTV business to join cloud storage vendor NetApp, a key partner of Cisco

Mobile Backhaul Migration Challenges
Video Resources | 2/3/2010

An overview of the challenges that service providers must face when migrating to wireless backhaul infrastructure, as well as the efforts currently underway to synchronize networks via packet synchronization.

Comcast to Acquire New Global Telecom
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2010

MSO looks to amp up its business services growth with purchase of Colorado-based provider of hosted and trunk-based VoIP services

Router Memory Gets a 100G Makeover
News Analysis | 2/2/2010

Tiny MoSys says it's got a way to simplify the gobs of memory interface that have to back a 100-Gbit/s linecard

iPad: The Touch of Death?
Jonestown | 2/2/2010

4:00 PM Rumors of the death of the mobile Web are greatly exaggerated

VoIP Still Threatens Legacy Carriers
News Analysis | 2/2/2010

The first phase of VoIP didn't truly disrupt the traditional voice model, but the next round likely will, thanks to players like Google

Optimum Lightpath Turns on 40G in NYC
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2010

New transport service aims to replace multiple 10-Gbit/s optical transport links used by many New York companies

KDDI Tests Airvana's 3G Femtos
News Analysis | 2/2/2010

Japan's CDMA operator KDDI will test 3G femtocells in March using equipment from Airvana and Hitachi

Say Cheese!
Contentinople | 2/2/2010

10:35 AM Apple's iPad may have a camera after all

NEC Adopts SON for Its LTE
News Analysis | 2/2/2010

NEC adds self-organizing network (SON) capabilities from Actix to its LTE family

Heavy Reading: Tackling the Backhaul Bottleneck
LRTV Interviews | 2/2/2010

Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Patrick Donegan talks about the backhaul rollout challenges facing mobile operators and the proliferation of approaches being adopted to deal with the backhaul bottleneck

ThePlatform Encroaches on Brightcove's Turf
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2010

Comcast unit revamps its Web TV publishing systems to keep up with the demands of high-end clients, but simplifies it to address the midmarket

Where Is the Sprint 3G Femtocell?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2010

Sprint and Airvana are quiet on the prospects of a launch anytime soon for the box that improves data coverage in the home UPDATED 2/2/2010

UTStarcom Packs for China
News Analysis | 2/1/2010

CEO Peter Blackmore is out, and the company is moving to Beijing after receiving $48.5M in investments

Jobs: Adobe Is Lazy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/1/2010

The Apple CEO defends his decision not to include Flash on the iPad

India Ends 2009 on a Mobile High
News Analysis | 2/1/2010

On average, India's mobile operators collectively added more than 20,000 new customers every hour during 2009. EVERY HOUR!!!

Tellabs, Skinny Dividends & iPad
The Philter | 2/1/2010

G.hn Gets Some Love
The Bauminator | 2/1/2010

11:40 AM DirecTV picked MoCA for multiroom DVRs, but it's also testing out G.hn, an emerging challenger

Amazon Gives In to Publisher
Contentinople | 2/1/2010

10:30 AM After a heated spat over e-book prices, Amazon surrenders to Macmillan

DT Wins Dark Fiber Ruling
EuroBlog | 2/1/2010

9:40 AM As Deutsche Telekom wins FTTC dark fiber ruling, Vodafone makes its own VDSL plans

Cable Travels Green Road With 'SEMI'
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/1/2010

SCTE aims to help cable ops shave the energy costs of individual systems by as much as 30 percent with 'Smart Energy Management Initiative'

Calix Catches More Ethernet Fever
News Analysis | 2/1/2010

Someday they'll come up with a vaccine for that

LTE Device Mock-Up at MWC
Wireless Bits | 2/1/2010

7:05 AM First glimpse of DoCoMo device in Barcelona

Michael O'Hara: Mobile World Congress 2010 Preview
LRTV Interviews | 2/1/2010

Michael O'Hara, the GSMA's chief marketing officer, says mobile broadband and application delivery will take the stage right alongside new devices at this year's industry-wide confab in Barcelona

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