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AsiaWatch: India Preps Number Portability
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2009

India’s DoT picks Telcordia and Syniverse for number portability, while Ericsson lands RAN deal in Indonesia with Telkomsel

Ciena: Carriers Need to Spend Soon
News Analysis | 3/6/2009

Ciena's resident optimist and CEO Gary Smith says carrier networks are nearing full load and will need fresh capacity soon(ish)

DTV Notebook
The Bauminator | 3/6/2009

Takeaways from the FCC's en banc hearing on the digital TV transition

Will VOD Swap Out Google?
Wireless Bits | 3/6/2009

Report suggests Yahoo might usurp Google at Vodafone

Stimulus Snippet
Jonestown | 3/6/2009

No Broadband bump needed for CLWR

EU Reforms Hit Brick Wall
EuroBlog | 3/6/2009

No one surprised as Europeans fail to reach agreement

Finisar Sees Hope, Again
News Analysis | 3/6/2009

There's been a burst of ordering that has Finisar wondering if it's crossing the bottom of the downturn

Pre View
Jonestown | 3/6/2009

Palm Pre soon?

Indian Operator Expects Lengthy 3G Delay
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/6/2009

Indian mobile operator exec sees 3G spectrum auction delay stretching into H2 as state-owned carriers fire up their networks

Is US Innovation Flaming Out?
News Analysis | 3/6/2009

Silicon Valley panelists share their concern that a de-emphasis on basic research puts the US at a handicap

Clearwire Preps $1.5B Deployment in '09
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2009

The WiMax contendor says it's got cash to fund deployments into 2011, including at least $1.5B to be spent this year

Beatles Rock Totally
Contentinople | 3/5/2009

The Beatles: Rock Band will be released this September

Nokia Likes LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2009

Calling WiMax a 'niche player,' a Nokia exec says the company plans to have 4G devices using Long Term Evolution technology in 2010

TV Ads: Not Dead Yet
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/5/2009

Internet video ads are getting all the buzz, but TV remains the most effective medium for advertising

Global Capex Set for 2010 Rebound
News Analysis | 3/5/2009

New Light Reading Insider report sees a dip in telecom capex in 2009 but a rebound next year

Nagra Critical of Cablevision Security Plan
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/5/2009

Security firm urges FCC to amend a waiver that gives MSO more time to develop a downloadable security system based on the NDS 'key ladder'

Comcast Sends In the All-Digital 'Cavalry'
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/5/2009

Systems in Chattanooga and the Philly region are in the prep phase for Comcast's big analog reclamation project

Ciena Cuts 200 Jobs as Sales Plummet
News Analysis | 3/5/2009

Ciena cuts its headcount by 9% and prepares to close its Acton R&D facility as fiscal first-quarter revenues dive by 26%

New Forum Gives Voice to LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/5/2009

T-Mobile and major vendors join forces in VoLGA Forum to propose new solution for delivering voice over LTE

Cable Starts to Seed All-Fiber Future
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/5/2009

Deployments and trials are underway, but the market for RFoG and other cable FTTP tech won't bloom right away, Heavy Reading says

Clearwire: Tight Tier 1 Focus
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2009

Analysts expect Clearwire's WiMax plan to focus on major cities and an overlay for existing markets

Sling's 3 Screens
Contentinople | 3/4/2009

Sling Media CEO John Gilmore talks up the company's 'three screen' approach in an interview with Contentinople

No Femtos in Verizon's First LTE Rollout
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2009

Verizon Wireless likes femtocells, but the home base stations won't factor in the operator's LTE deployment next year

Ofidium Tackles 100Gig
News Analysis | 3/4/2009

Let the 100Gig startup race begin! An Australian entry is reviving the idea of OFDM for optical networks

RCN Closing in on Wideband
The Bauminator | 3/4/2009

MSO chief says launches could star within weeks in New York and Boston, expects new tier to be most attractive to SMBs

Weakened WOW Wants Another Waiver
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/4/2009

Still pleading financial woes, WOW says it needs time to comply with the FCC's integrated security ban

China Mobile Preps 3G Surge
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2009

Wireless giant is gearing up for a major rollout of TD-SCDMA infrastructure by 2010, according to Chinese reports

Huawei, Telsima Win BSNL?
Wireless Bits | 3/4/2009

We hear Huawei and Telsima have won BSNL's WiMax contracts

Transmode Lauds 2008
EuroBlog | 3/4/2009

Optical specialist reports 32% sales hike

BigBand Lays Cable IPTV Groundwork
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/4/2009

Vendor claims MSOs can deliver IPTV services economically using new software and an architecture that completely sidesteps the CMTS

Deutsche Telekom Capex Update
EuroBlog | 3/4/2009

Good news for vendors from DT

Blago Lands on His Feet
Monkey Bidness | 3/3/2009

A six-figure hair day

MWC 2009: Huawei Booth Tour
News Analysis | 3/3/2009

Would we be allowed into the Huawei booth at Mobile World Congress with a photographer? Of course... Check out the results

AsiaWatch: Slump Slows Growth, India Hot
News Analysis | 3/3/2009

Carriers react as the credit crunch hits, investments continue to flow in and out of India, and more

Bay Area Gets Wideband
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/3/2009

As expected, MSO takes on AT&T with a Docsis 3.0-fueled 50-Mbit/s cable modem offering while juicing up its other high-speed tiers

March Madness!
Contentinople | 3/3/2009

Contentinople is flooded with news today, including CBS's plans for NCAA online video

10Gig EPON Warms Up
Craig's A-List | 3/3/2009

Let the ROI debates begin

TiVo, Comcast Discount Targets HD Subs
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/3/2009

Subs taking HD 'triple-play' will pay less for TiVo. Meanwhile, Internet port in pre-tru2way TiVo DVRs will pave path to cable VoD services

Harris Stratex Snaps Up Telsima for $12M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/3/2009

Microwave backhaul vendor Harris Stratex announces that it will buy WiMax specialist Telsima for $12 million in cash

BT's Fiber to the Hype
EuroBlog | 3/3/2009

BT plans more FTTx and polishes its fiber achievements

BT Gets Green Light for Fiber Plans
News Analysis | 3/3/2009

Report from British regulator Ofcom paves way for BT's fiber-based broadband plans by relaxing pricing restrictions

Et Tu, Morin? Then Fall, CESR!
News Analysis | 3/2/2009

Nortel cuts back its investment in the carrier Ethernet switch/router space and pledges a bigger emphasis on optical networking

Arris Enters RFoG Fray
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/2/2009

Cable vendor enters an increasingly crowded RF-over-Glass market and introduces a range of other digital video and Docsis products

Hulu Slows Down
Contentinople | 3/2/2009

Hulu's growth slowed in January, according to new numbers from comScore

TXP Is Back
The Philter | 3/2/2009

And they're hiring?

Nortel Loses Billions & Plans Bonuses
News Analysis | 3/2/2009

As Nortel announces reduced sales and a 2008 loss of $5.8B, details emerge of a planned executive retention bonus scheme

TiVo Gets More Cable-Ready
The Bauminator | 3/2/2009

New partnerships address DVR pioneer's tru2way and pre-tru2way ambitions

I'm Not Dead
The Philter | 3/2/2009

I was only napping

Moto Co-CEO Sees Mobile Unit Turnaround
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/2/2009

While Motorola may be de-emphasizing its mobile enterprise operation, executive comments indicate the company is likely to remain focused on consumer handsets

Nokia's Problem Touch
Jonestown | 3/2/2009

Some of Nokia's new US 5800 touchscreen phones are having problems with 3G

Clearleap Aims to Make Web Video a Commodity
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/2/2009

Atlanta-based startup jumps in with a publishing system designed to help MSOs, satcos, and IPTV providers bridge the TV-Internet gap

Telekom Austria CEO Goes to VimpelCom
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/2/2009

Telekom Austria CEO Boris Nemsic abandons the Austrian operator to become CEO of Russian mobile operator VimpelCom

Verivue Surfaces With Comcast Backing
LR Cable News Analysis | 3/2/2009

Jim Dolce's new baby decloaks with a cross-platform 'media switch' and a $40 million second round led by Comcast Interactive Capital

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