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Newport's Last Stand
EuroBlog | 8/12/2008

VOIP gear firm reduced to skeleton staff

Reading the Tea Leaves on 40G Network Migrations
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/12/2008

Poll results reveal that demand for 40G transport is real and immediate

Starz Pulls the Plug on Vongo
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/12/2008

Programmer plans to shut down its direct-to-consumer service and focus instead on the wholesale Starz Play video service UPDATED 2:55 PM

Sonus Slumps on Slower Growth Outlook
News Analysis | 8/12/2008

Share price slumps by 21% as Sonus says it's growing, but not nearly as fast as it thought it would

The Handset Hordes
Jonestown | 8/11/2008

They're coming...

Slicing Up Web Video
Contentinople | 8/11/2008

Will Richmond thinks clips could be the future of Web video

EchoStar Inks Tru2way Accord
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/11/2008

EchoStar signs recently streamlined license, thus erasing any doubts about whether Charlie Ergen is serious about entering the cable box biz

Steve Jobs Confirms Apple Can Kill Apps on iPhones
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/11/2008

The Apple CEO says it would be irresponsible not to be able to deactivate a malicious program sold through its App Store

Broadband Sub Growth Throttled
The Bauminator | 8/11/2008

But cable takes the lion's share of the scraps

SeaChange: Internet Mindset for TV
LRTV Interviews | 8/11/2008

SeaChange on Internet TV Mindset for Cable

Knology Sheds Voice & Video Subs
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/11/2008

Competitive cabler says a lack of marketing promotions, not churn, contributed to subscriber losses in the second quarter

Health Care Could Loom Large for Qwest, CWA
News Analysis | 8/11/2008

As Qwest tries to avoid a labor strike with the CWA, health care could be a major sticking point of the negotiations

D'oh, Canada!
BroadBananas | 8/11/2008

Bell Canada mimics the miserable momentum of its telco counterparts south of the border

Reliance Unit Targets 'Complacent' Giants
News Analysis | 8/11/2008

The recently expanded international data services player Reliance Globalcom has AT&T, BT, and Verizon Business in its sights

BT Suffers as Ofcom Delays 2.6GHz Auctions
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/11/2008

Rolling out a nationwide WiMax network has been a key strategic objective of BT's for some time – now all it needs is a license at 2.6GHz

BT Suffers as Ofcom Delays 2.6GHz Auctions
LR Mobile Column | 8/11/2008

Rolling out a nationwide WiMax network has been a key strategic objective of BT's for some time – all it needs is a license at 2.6GHz

Verizon Avoids Strike, Now It's Qwest's Turn
News Analysis | 8/11/2008

Verizon agrees last-minute deal with unions to avoid a major strike -- now Qwest comes under pressure to avoid industrial action

It's Showtime on NBC!
Contentinople | 8/8/2008

Contentinople dishes on the digital Olympics

UBS: iDEN Sale on the Table
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2008

Analyst firm predicts that the withdrawal of Sprint's $3B private placement of preferred stock could signal iDEN sale

Videotron Gets the Urge to Converge
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/8/2008

Launches TV caller ID to subscribers for another $2 per month, and gives Integra5 its largest customer announcement so far

Cogent Stumbles Yet Again
Raynman | 8/8/2008

Company loses 25% of its value in one day

Italians Turn On to IPTV
News Analysis | 8/8/2008

Telecom Italia gains some IPTV momentum, FastWeb hangs on to the No. 1 spot, and Tiscali takes its IPTV service to seven more cities

Verizon Workers Set Strike Deadline
News Analysis | 8/8/2008

65,000 Verizon employees could decide to take strike action by the end of this weekend if a new labor contract is not reached

India Update: IPO Plan, WiMax Auction
News Analysis | 8/8/2008

National operator BSNL revisits its IPO plans, and the Department of Telecom plans WiMax spectrum auction

Rockin' With Ryan
Monkey Bidness | 8/8/2008

The torch is passed

'Bringing Sexy Back' to Hacking
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/8/2008

DefCon session will feature iPhones running WiFi scans and sophisticated spear-phishing tricks

Cablevision Road Show?
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/8/2008

Analyst says top Cablevision execs plan to vet out 'strategic options' next week with the company's top 20 investors

More Pointless War
Monkey Bidness | 8/8/2008

Let's stay out of this one

Heavy Reading Reveals Femtocell Survey Results
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/8/2008

Self-optimizing femtocells could redefine the way mobile data networks are deployed and operated

Clearwire Loss Grows as Revenue Rises
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2008

WiMax upstart has its eyes on the fourth quarter as it preps for mobile WiMax and mobile broadband venture

U-bar Unites TV & Internet
Contentinople | 8/7/2008

We've got lots of tasty tidbits over on Contentinople today

RCN & Cisco
The Bauminator | 8/7/2008

Connecting on Docsis 3.0…eventually

T-Mobile's 3G Craving
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/7/2008

Operator posts lowest new subscriber numbers per quarter for two years; could they be hurtin' for 3G?

Mediacom Boosts Outlook, Preps DTV Tilt
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2008

In addition to goosing full-year guidance, Mediacom says it will launch a campaign targeted at consumers who still rely on rabbit ears

Virgin Media Sees Silver Lining
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/7/2008

A wider second quarter loss hides signs of improving operational health at the British MSO as it moves towards its 50 Mbit/s launch

Russian Into WiMax
EuroBlog | 8/7/2008

Russia's Comstar turns to Nortel for its WiMax needs

Pace Pix
The Bauminator | 8/7/2008

Another DTA is on display

DT Sees Uptick in IPTV
News Analysis | 8/7/2008

Deutsche Telekom is attracting more interest in its telco TV service but still looks a long way off its end-of-year target

Back to Work, Gramps!
Monkey Bidness | 8/7/2008

Traitorous geezers

Battling the Bandwidth Bugaboo
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/7/2008

Forget about drilling offshore for more oil; think about drilling cable networks for more bandwidth

UTStarcom Expects Fall Fall
Craig's A-List | 8/7/2008

Q3 is going to hurt

Cisco Digs to China
Contentinople | 8/6/2008

Cisco goes to the Olympics, BitGravity gets a small investment, and Viacom launches a celebrity-spying site

Apple Issues iPhone 2.0.1 Firmware Update
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2008

The 250 MB download is expected to fix some stability issues on the iPhone, iPhone 3G, and iPod Touch

Sprint Posts $344M Loss for Q2
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/6/2008

It's another predictably dismal quarter for the US's third-largest carrier, but are there green shoots on the horizon?

Belfast Joins Europe's Fiber Access Clan
News Analysis | 8/6/2008

Northern Ireland's capital city is getting ultra-high-speed fiber access, and it's not GPON

Comcast Chomps on DailyCandy
The Bauminator | 8/6/2008

Comcast's CIM unit keeps the acquisition fire stoked

Verizon: Labor Strike Won't Affect FiOS
News Analysis | 8/6/2008

Even if its union workers end up on strike, Verizon says it's got a plan to keep FiOS rolling

Time Warner Cable Eyeing Network DVR Case
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/6/2008

Could revisit the copyright model for its Start Over service if ruling on Cablevision's Remote Storage DVR stands up

Thinking of the Children
Monkey Bidness | 8/6/2008

The Parents Television Council is shocked. Shocked!

Cisco Strikes Olympic Gold
News Analysis | 8/6/2008

Cisco has landed a contract with NBC to supply its video encoding products to allow the network to deliver video to TV, PCs, and mobile phones

Spectrum Scrap
Jonestown | 8/5/2008

How radio waves are like oil

Cisco: Economic Troubles Aren't Over
News Analysis | 8/5/2008

Slow growth will continue through the next two quarters at least, CEO John Chambers says

Charter Sets Course for Docsis 3.0, All-Digital
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2008

MSO plans to win back spectrum for hi-def and Docsis 3.0 via a combo of switched digital video deployments and an 'all-digital' project

P2P Is Here to Stay
Contentinople | 8/5/2008

Ryan Lawler reports from the first DCIA P2P Media Summit

AlcaLu Selling Bell Labs Site
News Analysis | 8/5/2008

A pending sale would keep the Bell Labs building alive, although it might go condo

Spirent Eyes Wireless, New CEO
News Analysis | 8/5/2008

Test vendor Spirent sets its sights on wireless growth, while the executive chairman hints strongly at identity of next CEO

Sierra Wireless Buys Junxion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2008

Modem maker Sierra Wireless buys Junxion assets for extended remote wireless connectivity

Verizon: No Way on tru2way
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/5/2008

Telco doesn't aim to kill tru2way, but tells the FCC that the two-way platform doesn't work with its FiOS network

Cablevision Spinning Options
The Bauminator | 8/5/2008

Firm to explore options aimed at boosting stock value

ntl:telewest Rumor Resurfaces
EuroBlog | 8/5/2008

UK Ethernet services firm may be on the block

Curbing Capex
BroadBananas | 8/5/2008

Good news for Comcast, but how about its suppliers?

AlcaLu CEO Search Update
EuroBlog | 8/5/2008

Report suggests leading candidate has spurned offer

Bharti Shuffles Its Pack
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/5/2008

Senior Bharti Airtel executives are handed new roles as parent company Bharti Enterprises gives greater control to business units

Iliad Gains Again
EuroBlog | 8/4/2008

French triple-play specialist tops 3.1M customers

Moto Has Two Heads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2008

Motorola taps Qualcomm COO to head up mobile device unit and serve as co-CEO for the entire company UPDATED 4 PM

A Dark Night for the Web
Contentinople | 8/4/2008

The Dark Knight quiets the death-knell for the movie studio

Vyatta Marches On
Craig's A-List | 8/4/2008

The open-source routing empire adds another box

Court Resurrects Cablevision's Network DVR
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2008

MSO's 'remote-storage' digital video recorder is alive again after a higher court finds it does not directly infringe copyright rules

Salad Surprise
Red Panda | 8/4/2008

Weight loss guaranteed

Controlling Q2 Churn
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/4/2008

Keeping second-quarter churn under control will be a critical battlefield in the cable vs. telco wars

Linux Mobile Adds Products, Members
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/4/2008

The group announced Monday that it has signed 11 new member companies in recent weeks and said that the number of mobile devices running the LiMo OS now totals 21

Unhappy Campers
Monkey Bidness | 8/4/2008

No pleasing some people

Nortel JV Buys WDM-PON Specialist
News Analysis | 8/4/2008

Nortel's Korean joint venture, LG-Nortel, has acquired Novera Optics, an early mover on the WDM-PON scene

Dish Thrown for a Loss
The Bauminator | 8/4/2008

A dubious 'first' for Charlie Ergen & Company

'Start Over' Pioneer Restarts at ActiveVideo
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/4/2008

John Callahan, a top software and video engineer with Time Warner Cable, has been named CTO of ActiveVideo Networks

Never Say Never...
EuroBlog | 8/4/2008

Telecom Italia rules out Telefónica bid

What's in a Name?
Monkey Bidness | 8/2/2008

Unacceptable naughtiness, says Verizon

Panther Names VP
Contentinople | 8/1/2008

CDN announces Mark King is new VP of sales

New Sidekick
Jonestown | 8/1/2008

Doesn't come with a cape...

AT&T: WiMax Is Top Candidate for Rural Broadband
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2008

Confirming an Unstrung scoop of yesteryear, AT&T CTO says that the carrier puts WiMax 'top of the list' for potential rural wireless

FCC Throttles Comcast
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/1/2008

In a divisive 3-2 vote, the Commission orders Comcast to cease the use of its existing bandwidth management platform by year-end

Ups 'n' Downs in India
EuroBlog | 8/1/2008

Mixed day for Indian operators as 3G looms

India Edges Closer to 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 8/1/2008

At last! India's Department of Telecom issues guidelines for the auction and allocation of 3G spectrum

Value Your Bit Pipes
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/1/2008

Network operators need to stop whining about becoming 'bit pipes' and focus on the enormous value their networks represent

A Modest Proposal
Monkey Bidness | 8/1/2008

No, not eating poor children

BigBand Beats the Street
LR Cable News Analysis | 8/1/2008

SDV specialist could win back some credibility among investors after it posted better than expected revenues and earnings

Quick Draw McWeb
The Bauminator | 8/1/2008

Was your mouse finger quick enough to get free access to the FCC meeting?

CDMA, Charges Knock Nortel
News Analysis | 8/1/2008

Charges and CDMA hit Nortel's Q2 profits, but revenues and operating profits are up, and it's still on course to hit full-year targets

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