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Ericsson: Pain-to-Talk?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/17/2003

Ericsson's demo of its new push-to-talk system didn't exactly go as planned

Con Ed POPs In on Enterprise Market
News Analysis | 3/17/2003

A new competitor in New York is sneaking past the RBOCs via a back door in the last mile: utility rights-of-way

Verizon to Piggyback Wayport
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/17/2003

Will follow AT&T Wireless in offering customers 802.11 access via Wayport's hotspot network

Intel Itches for WLAN Switches
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

Chipmaker says it could invest money on other WLAN switch startups, despite already investing in Vivato

CeBITTEN by 802.11
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

Showgoers who want to use CeBIT's 802.11 hotspots must fork over major wads of cash

Report: Carriers Light Up Long Haul
News Analysis | 3/14/2003

North American carriers have lit over 40 percent of key long-haul WDM connections, PointEast says

AT&T’s New Gods
Column | 3/14/2003

AT&T’s New Gods – Scott Clavenna

TriQuint Talking Deals at OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/14/2003

Chairman Steve Sharp will be at OFC courting potential buyers of certain Agere product lines

Cogni-Gone?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/14/2003

One more network-processor startup, Cognigine Corp., appears to be closing up shop

Seen at CeBIT
News Analysis | 3/14/2003

What made us laugh, cry, and roll our eyeballs at this year's CeBIT show in Germany

Seen at CeBIT
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

What made us laugh, cry, and roll our eyeballs at this year's CeBIT show in Germany

CeBIT Debate: LBS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2003

The hot issues surrounding location-based services will be discussed on March 15

3Com to Buy Force10, Riverstone?
News Analysis | 3/13/2003

In a surprising development 3Com is said to be getting set to re-enter the enterprise market via major acquisitions

Seranoa's Slip Is Showing
News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Loose lips at a VC conference let the funding cat out of this startup's bag. Now it won't climb back in!

Broadlight Banks on PON Expansion
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Startup plans to flesh out PON components for big contracts with help from Asian partner

Agilent Puts 802.11 to the Test
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

It has the boxes, it has the customers, and it has the only official lab for interoperability testing. So what's next?

Cisco to Seek Hotspot Partner?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Cisco will probably need outside help with 802.11 hardware for service provider hotspots, says top exec

Centrino: How Much?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Intel-watcher puts a figure on the chipmaker's Centrino spend

What's Cookin' at Core Startups?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Will companies with optical core solutions use coming tradeshows to seek the perfect match? UPDATED 3/14 11 AM

France Tele Hits Hotel Hotspots
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

France Telecom move could make life hard for the tiddlers in this market

Bluetooth's Beat Box
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2003

It's at the heart of a device that could save your life if your ticker misses a beat!

Cisco (Re)Launches SDH Push
News Analysis | 3/13/2003

Says it's now serious about selling SDH multiservice provisioning platforms to European carriers

Centrino: Building the Brand
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Marketing effort behind Intel's first 802.11b chipset could be bigger than the Pentium push

ECI Moves Deeper Into Metro
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/12/2003

ECI repackages its metro transport and WDM technology for customer premises and access use

Radcom Looks to Ease the Pain
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Radcom confirms GPRS concerns but reckons latest product will help make deployment easier

802.11 Security Issues Sorted?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Wi-Fi Alliance says true access point security is almost with us. Well it would say that, wouldn't it?

Germans Stalking Finns
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

German bully poised to pound the hell out of pasty-faced northerners -- it just doesn't know when

Kichips' Krazy Switch
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Their funding cut, a group of Korean switch engineers bolt St. Louis for the startup life in Orange County

Radware Bucks the Trend
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The small Israeli company focusing on Layer 4-7 Web switches is expected to have another solid quarter

Nortel Beefs Up Long-Haul DWDM
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The OPTera Long Haul DT has new long-haul equipment; the pitch is longer reach for additional channels

Foundry Unleashes Switches
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The company leaps into IPv6 and beefs up its enterprise and wireless offerings

Foundry Unleashes New Switches
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

The company leaps into IPv6 and beefs up its enterprise and wireless offerings

Alcatel Joins CWDM Club
News Analysis | 3/12/2003

Launches product at CeBIT that could give the low-cost access and metro technology a big boost

Virtela Scores $11M for VPN Net
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

A startup service provider? Yes. It's taking advantage of cheap core bandwidth to offer low-cost VPN services

Intel's Radio Follies
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

The chipmaker is lagging behind rivals in the 802.11 multimode race because it tried to go it alone on RF technology

Lehman: As Neutral as Ever
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

Competition and broadband growth are healthy, but capex and several markets are shrinking, says Lehman report

Verizon Appeals to Supremes
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

A pending Supreme Court review could unleash a flood of antitrust complaints against the RBOCs

Network Warning From Nokia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

Networks division responsible for declining revenues; further cuts foreseen

Lucent Sticking With UMTS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

CEO Russo says it's too early to quit the UMTS infrastructure market, despite Lucent's dearth of contract wins

Russo: Lucent's Getting Steady
News Analysis | 3/11/2003

CEO Patricia Russo offers cautious optimism at CeBIT, talks up DT contract, and says 'Ha ha ha' to Ericsson

Agere, Broadcom Blitz 802.11g
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/11/2003

Agere announces its dualmode chipset, while Broadcom now claims 3 million served. But who's more integrated?

Nokia & Huawei Ink Dull Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Deal should bolster WCDMA's prospects in the Chinese market

Headcount: I Want You!
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Changes at Tellabs, Tropic trims, Quarry looks for quarry, Herring deader than a mackerel, 'decruitment' proceeds

Hotspots: Getting Hotter?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

After wobbling like a blancmange at the outset, sales of WLAN to service providers are forecast to go through roof

Foundry's Revenue: Rising Again?
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Foundry Networks seems to be bucking the industry's recessionary trend: What's its secret?

Vivato's Silicon Sugar Daddy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

WLAN switch startup says it will spend Intel's cash on next-gen product using Intel silicon (natch!)

Telekom Drops Bomb on CeBIT
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Teutonik Telko kicks off Europe's biggest tech show by announcing an enormous annual financial loss

Telekom Drops Bomb on CeBIT
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Teutonik Telko kicks off Europe's biggest tech show by announcing an enormous annual financial loss

Report: Users Lukewarm on IP VPNs
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

Enterprises with frame relay networks aren't rushing to IP VPNs, according to Vertical Systems Group

Corning's Ex-CEO Bags Over $10M
News Analysis | 3/10/2003

And that's just for starters. The former CEO of Corning won't need retirement cash anytime soon UPDATED 2:45 PM

What's Hot in Wireless?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/10/2003

We asked. You told us

IceFyre Moves Into Dual Mode
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Finally out of deep freeze, the 802.11a startup claims it's ready for an 802.11g world. But will it get burnt?

3G Startup Needs Cash!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Hutchison 3G UK wants more money from its three shareholders, two of which appear reluctant to stump up

Gartner Warns on 802.11g
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Research firm follows in Unstrung's footsteps with dire warning for corporates planning to use 'proprietary' WLAN kit

Exavio Stores $7M for Cable Idea
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Heading into OFC, new startup bags $7M as it strives to make a video-on-demand dream come true

Swisscom Buys a Bevy of PWLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Bids for European hotspot dominance by acquiring Unstrung Top 25er Megabeam and Germany's WLAN AG UPDATED 3PM

The Mystery of the Line-Card Cobra
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

PARENTAL ADVISORY: This story contains yucky photos of a dead snake and some telecom gear

Fortinet Gets More Gigabits
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

Will Fortinet's launch of a new 4-Gbit/s antivirus firewall next week allow it to compete with the big boys?

Savage Takes Helm at Hatteras
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

CEO steps down, business development VP steps up as startup heads into next phase of Ethernet access campaign

Report: Coax Still Rules Broadband
News Analysis | 3/7/2003

In-Stat says broadband links are booming in so-called planned communities in the US. But they're not made of fiber

Europe Set for WLAN Boom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2003

A survey of 350 IT managers in Western Europe shows that wireless spending is up this year, particularly on WLANs

Cisco Reseller Throws Cold Water
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

A report from a Cisco reseller confirms that enterprise sales in the first quarter of 2003 will be down

Metro Ethernet Gathers Momentum
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Verizon has put its weight behind the Metro Ethernet Forum, which should accelerate Ethernet service rollouts

Hot Air WLAN
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2003

One small step for WLAN, one giant leap for pointless world records

The Effect of War on Telecom
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Telecom recession. War. Doesn't sound like a fun combination, does it?

NewSouth Scores $62.5M
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Hey, apparently times aren't that bad! A CLEC named NewSouth has landed $62.5 million in new funding

Cloud Looms Over UK Hotspots
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2003

PWLAN newcomer plans a pub-based, 3,000 access point network called 'The Cloud' by the end of this year

The Effect of War on Telecom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Telecom recession. War. Doesn't sound like a fun combination, does it?

Kompella vs Kompella
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Meet Kireeti and Vach Kompella, two amiable brothers on opposite sides of the battle over VPLS standards

Fast-Chip Flees the Market
News Analysis | 3/6/2003

Unable to outrun a bad economy, the network processor startup looks for a fast exit through a sale

FT: Beaucoup Losses
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2003

France Telecom says it lost a whopping €20.7 billion last year but insists that better times are around the corner

France Telecom: Beaucoup Losses
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

France Telecom says it lost a whopping €20.7 billion last year but insists that better times are around the corner

ADVA Slims Product, Wins Customer
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

ADVA intros a smaller version of its FSP 3000 platform and talks up a deal with a German carrier

Ericsson: Damn Yankees!
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2003

While Europe and Latin America offer some hope, North America looks grim for network suppliers, says Ericsson

Sentito Networks Scores $14M
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

Canada's Telus is a new investor in this circuit-to-packet migration startup with an access twist UPDATED 3/6 8AM

A New Chance for Old Startups?
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

NVP Brightstar looks to recycle startups from BT's incubator. It's just the start, says a managing partner

SBC Goes for the Pork
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

SBC has been awarded the right to compete for government contracts worth $35 billion. Will it land them?

UTStarcom Cops CommWorks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2003

UTStarcom buys most of 3Com's CommWorks division for $100M in cash to gain access to North American carriers

UTStarcom Cops CommWorks
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

UTStarcom buys most of 3Com's CommWorks division for $100M in cash to gain access to North American carriers

CeBIT Debate: ATM Versus Ethernet
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

The pros and cons of ATM and Ethernet in access networks will be discussed by leading players on March 13

CeBIT Debate: MPLS and QOS
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

Whether MPLS has got what it takes to deliver on carriers' quality-of-service goals will be discussed on March 12

CeBIT Debate: Location-Based Services
News Analysis | 3/5/2003

The issues surrounding one of the hottest technologies in the mobile market will be discussed on March 15

Carrier Group Talks Tough(er)
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Operator group plans to use its muscle with suppliers and standards bodies, while members get vocal on billing issues

OMM: The End Is Near
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/4/2003

A symbol of the end of an era? The maker of all-optical switches is preparing to shut down on Friday

Catena Cozies Up to RBOCs
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Startup's DLC upgrade kit seems to be catching on. Will its full-blown system do as well?

How Intel Gets Inside
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2003

It's scheming to make its chips pervasive by attaching conditions to its investments in startups, says source

Corvis/Ciena Lawsuit Closer to Closure
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Corvis has won a partial legal victory in Ciena's patent lawsuit, but analysts say the company faces larger issues

Report: IDS Takes Flight
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

Infonetics forecasts strong growth for security product revenues, predicts IDS/IPS products to hit mainstream

An OFC Top Ten
Column | 3/4/2003

An OFC Top Ten – Jay Liebowitz

Will Cisco Buy Arbor Next?
News Analysis | 3/4/2003

It could be on the cards if you consider how Cisco has cultivated the security and network management startup

Headcount: Tell It Like It Is
News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Mahi gets new blood, Lucent makes cuts, Aralight says Buh-Bye, and execs find new ways to say 'You're fired'

Agere Challenges Amp Champ
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Says its extra cool RF power amplifier chips will cut base station costs and eat into Motorola's market dominance

Arris Gobbles Atoga
News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Cable MSOs have wound up being the prime market for the optical packet node Atoga's offering

Is Cisco Long for the Long-Haul Market?
News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Rumors say Cisco may discontinue some of its long-haul DWDM products

Dotty Lasers Draw Investment
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Zia Laser gets $5.4M to help it commercialize 'quantum dot' lasers; to present a paper at OFC

Tunable Laser Vendors in a Tiff
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2003

As tunable laser demos are scheduled for OFC, last week's OIF-based mulitsource agreement is disparaged by Agility

IPass and Cometa Cozy Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

But the access specialist and hotspot newcomer might come out in (hot)spots once they've read the fine print

Joltage Shocks the PWLAN Market
LR Mobile Column | 3/3/2003

Joltage Networks' collapse may well be the starting gun that sends PWLAN investors racing for the exits

Retrenching Around Java
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Digital Bridges cuts staff from WAP and SMS teams, announces further major European carrier relationships

NeoPhotonics Buys Lightwave Micro
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/3/2003

Part of the startup's ongoing effort to survive by adding breadth; set to show its VOA mux at OFC

3 Keeps Europe Waiting
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2003

3G newcomer misses cheesy marketing opportunity, but it's now only days away from European milestone

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