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Cisco Invests in P2P Video Vendor
News Analysis | 6/11/2007

Cisco invests in P2P equipment vendor Oversi, which is targeting the content delivery network sector with its traffic management servers

CDNs Show Strength
News Analysis | 6/8/2007

Akamai and Limelight showed strength on expectations of strong demand in content delivery

Qualcomm's 3G Chips Chopped
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/8/2007

ITC slaps ban on some Qualcomm 3G chips

Kruep Steps Down From Stoke
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/8/2007

Randall Kruep's latest startup is now in the hands of Vikash Varma, former P-Cube CEO

Vongo Not Chowing on Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/8/2007

Starz says its Vongo Internet movie service isn't stealing premium cable customers, but the sub base of the young offering remains a mystery

Ericsson Snaps Up SDP Firm
News Analysis | 6/8/2007

Swedish giant buys its way into the out-of-the-box service delivery platform (SDP) market with the acquisition of Drutt

Headgear for Felons
Red Panda | 6/8/2007

How to prevent people from spitting on the police

Nortel Faces SEC Fine, Says Report
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/8/2007

Nortel is facing a fine of less than $100 million over its accounting scandal – less than expected – according to a Bloomberg report

Vodafone Board: Hold the Mayo
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/8/2007

Vodafone says proposals made by John Mayo-backed activist investment firm ECS would undermine its business strategy

SeaChange Shares Slip on Q1
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/7/2007

A disappointing first quarter and a tepid outlook for the second quarter sent SeaChange shares reeling today

Tellium Founder Joins Xtellus
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/7/2007

The ROADM component startup names Krishna Bala, a name out of the optical bubble, as its new CEO

Limelight Raises IPO Price
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/7/2007

Limelight is gearing up for its debut on Nasdaq tomorrow morning and will be opening at a higher price than originally planned

Wireless Power
Jonestown | 6/7/2007

The missing link?

The Slow Road to PacketCable 2.0
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/7/2007

CableLabs may have just issued an RFI on PacketCable 2.0, but there's plenty of road to travel before MSOs will deploy it

MEM Sizzles on the Riviera
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/7/2007

The mobile industry looks to 2007 as the inflection point for the mobile Internet at the Mobile Entertainment Forum's annual event

Vodafone: Time to Scold the Mayo?
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/7/2007

An activist investment firm has sent a letter to Vodafone asking that it sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless

Infinera Goes Out – And Up
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/7/2007

Infinera shares are up more than 40 percent over its offer price

Didja See Phylo?
The Philter | 6/7/2007

NBC's digital maidservant?

Greed Culture
EuroBlog | 6/7/2007

C&W decides $40 million bonuses aren't enough. Honest!

FT Buys Again in Spain
News Analysis | 6/7/2007

France Telecom buys Deutsche Telekom's Spanish broadband unit Ya.Com for €320 million and looks set to sell its Dutch business to DT

Bebo's Hot to Trot in Mobile
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/7/2007

Social networking goes mobile in the UK this month as Orange prepares to launch Bebo in the wake of Vodafone's MySpace service

Imagine That!
BroadBananas | 6/7/2007

Following a successful IPO, it appears BigBand is wasting no time using its new heft to squash potential competitors

iPhone Pretend
Craig's A-List | 6/7/2007

For 22 more days, it's the next best thing

CableLabs Sets PacketCable Deadline
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/6/2007

Vendors need to get their act together by July 13 if they want to participate in the PacketCable 2.0 RFI

TowerStream Falls on $40M Share Offer
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2007

The WiMax operator still needs more money, and investors don't seem happy about it

WiMax Goes Official
Wireless Bits | 6/6/2007

ITU approval is one big step towards 4G status for WiMax

Oplink & OCP Seal Deal
News Analysis | 6/6/2007

The components manufacturers make nice and agree on a price for OCP's outstanding shares

New Car Smell?
Red Panda | 6/6/2007

Car trips just got more nauseating

Cisco Founder Does DWDM
Cisco Watch | 6/6/2007

The DL on XKL

FiOS Tracker
The Philter | 6/6/2007

Jivin' Ivan

OpenWave Rejects Advances
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2007

Openwave's board has rejected Harbinger's offer and Sybase deal likely falling apart, according to sources

Controlling OCAP
The Bauminator | 6/6/2007

Universal Remote Control is trying to ensure that cable subs will enjoy a true 'hands on' experience when MSOs begin deploying OCAP

Musical Service Providers
Light Ranting | 6/6/2007

Verizon to Comcast and back to Verizon. With some DirectTV thrown in, too

More Rotten Bark From Sycamore
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/6/2007

Sycamore concludes stock option grant dates were deliberately altered by its former CFO

Starent Leaps on Debut
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2007

Good news for IPO hopefuls – wireless data router vendor sees its stock jump 16 percent in the first few hours of trading

M&A Madness
Jonestown | 6/6/2007

New day, new rumor: Nokia Buying Palm?

Avaya Agrees to a $250M Prenup
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/6/2007

Avaya must pay its private equity suitors up to $250 million if it kills the agreed $8.2 billion takeover deal

Singh Signs Off
EuroBlog | 6/6/2007

Inder Singh seeks new pastures as Prudential exits research sector

Bazalgette's Mobile Dis-Content
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2007

Content owners say mobile operators must open their networks and simplify data pricing to the mobile entertainment market

Carriers Face Backhaul Conundrum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2007

Mobile carriers love the economics of Ethernet backhaul, but pitfalls abound on the road from TDM to Ethernet, finds Heavy Reading

Amp'd Crank'd
Cutting Loose | 6/5/2007

What does the MVNO filing for Chapter 11 mean for the mobile content industry?

BigBand Throws the Book at Imagine
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/5/2007

BigBand has filed suit against Imagine Communications, a company run by former BigBanders

Volpi Takes the Helm at Joost
News Analysis | 6/5/2007

As expected, the erstwhile Cisco exec becomes top dog at Joost

Ericsson Buys Billing Vendor LHS
News Analysis | 6/5/2007

Ericsson's M&A spree continues with a €310 million bid for billing specialist LHS, a move that beefs up its business systems offering

C-COR Divests Outside Plant Unit
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/5/2007

C-COR is selling off its Outside Plant and Installation Services unit for $7M

Cingular Capex Cure Coming?
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/5/2007

Capex from Cingular is expected to ramp up in the second half of this year according to one Wall Street analyst

Cable's Day & Date Champion
The Bauminator | 6/5/2007

A Warner Bros. exec says offering movies simultaneously on DVD and VOD could make good business sense

Babelgum Launches Public Beta
Contentinople | 6/5/2007

Good quality, low on content

Fujitsu Updates the MSPP
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/5/2007

The Flashwave 9500 combines Sonet, ROADM, and carrier-grade Ethernet services all in one box

Management Über Alles
Nearpoints | 6/5/2007

Meaningful differentiation that users never see

Phones Are Evil
Red Panda | 6/5/2007

If you use a pay phone, you are a criminal

Aepona & Appium: SDP Minnows Merge
News Analysis | 6/5/2007

Service delivery platform vendors Aepona and Appium are merging to better compete with the big guns

Avaya Agrees to $8.2B Takeover
News Analysis | 6/5/2007

Private equity firms Silver Lake and TPG strike cash deal to buy PBX vendor Avaya, but the door is still open to rival bids

Indecent Exposure
The Philter | 6/4/2007

The FCC curses the NY courts

Comcast Puts SDV Vendors to the Test
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/4/2007

C-COR, Harmonic, Motorola, and Scientific Atlanta are said to be in Comcast's 'early stage' switched digital video tech trials

Survey: à la Carte Value Vexes Consumers
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/4/2007

A Forrester study indicates that consumers who want their cable TV on an à la carte basis underestimate the value of programming

Nortel: Kissing Avaya Goodbya?
News Analysis | 6/4/2007

Avaya will be bought out by private-equity firms Silver Lake Partners and TPG Capital, say reports

Weekend Recap
Contentinople | 6/4/2007

Content news cornucopia

Palm Sells 25% Stake
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/4/2007

Elevation, a PE firm part-owned by U2's Bono, takes a $325M stake in the smartphone maker

NSN's Staff Shuffle
EuroBlog | 6/4/2007

Nokia Siemens deals with some staffing issues

Redback Beefs Up Its Router
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/4/2007

With a bigger and more feature-packed router, Redback and its new owner Ericsson take on the IP equipment industry's big guns

WiMax Gets ITU Standards Boost
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/4/2007

WiMax backers get a lift with news that the technology has taken the first step towards becoming part of the ITU's 4G standards roadmap

Headline of the Week
Monkey Bidness | 6/1/2007

'Primetime has lost its urgency'

The Philter | 6/1/2007

Game over for FierceGameBiz

Verizon SongID & Prince
Contentinople | 6/1/2007

New Prince track via Verizon

Toenail Necklace
Jonestown | 6/1/2007

Yucky stuff

What Price 4G?
Nearpoints | 6/1/2007

The high cost of wireless broadband

Spruced Roost
Cisco Watch | 6/1/2007

Volpi gets loosed

Friday Funding Roundup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2007

Airband, Gemini Technologies, and SiGie Semiconductor see dollar signs in this week's VC roundup

Ancient Fruit
Red Panda | 6/1/2007

Sweet, juicy archaeology

FCC Opens Up MDU Market
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/1/2007

An FCC ruling affecting the multiple-dwelling unit sector gets a mixed reaction from cable's top lobbying arm

Avaya Close to Deal
News Analysis | 6/1/2007

Nortel and Silver Lake Partners are the two players down the stretch, with a deal that could surpass $9B, sources say

New, Cool RealPlayer
Contentinople | 6/1/2007

It's also lawyer-bait

Cablevision to Try, Try Again
The Bauminator | 6/1/2007

Cablevision is following through on its threat to fight an earlier court decision that put the brakes on its 'Remote Storage' DVR

Why Telcos Need Web 2.0
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/1/2007

IMS and SIP won't be enough to battle the speedy development cycles of Web 2.0 mashups

Spice Mulls Hot Merger IDEA
NXTcomm News Analysis | 6/1/2007

Speculation is heating up that Indian mobile operators Spice Telecom and IDEA Cellular are in merger talks

Ka-Ching Yoga
Monkey Bidness | 6/1/2007

Sorry, but Yogi is a bear here

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