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EZchip: New Routers Remain on Track
News Analysis | 2/11/2009

The chipmaker's success has turned its quarterly earnings into a status update on Cisco's and Juniper's latest

Blockbuster's New Plan
Contentinople | 2/11/2009

The company debuts a new service, with a catch

Nokia to Cut Phone Production
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2009

As consumer demand fades, the world's largest cellphone maker will close down multiple manufacturing sites to cut costs by about $905 million annually

Copps Block?
The Bauminator | 2/11/2009

The FCC could prohibit more than 100 TV stations from ceasing regular analog operations on Feb. 17

FTTH Europe: Slow Growth Forecast
News Analysis | 2/11/2009

It's progress, but not as we'd like it! Heavy Reading analyst sees Europe falling further behind North America and Asia/Pacific

FCC Blesses Time Warner Split
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/11/2009

Time Warner Cable could split from Time Warner Inc. in mere weeks

Stations Want to Flip Digital Switch Early
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/11/2009

491 TV stations intend to cease regular analog operations on February 17, the original DTV transition date. But will the FCC let them?

FTTH Europe: ECI Bags GPON Deal
News Analysis | 2/11/2009

Israeli vendor has a taker for its new GPON platform; plus other news from the FTTH Council Europe event in snowy Denmark

Verizon to Name LTE Vendors at MWC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/11/2009

Verizon CTO Richard Lynch says he will announce vendor selections for LTE at the Mobile World Congress next week

FTTH: Alive & Well in Europe
EuroBlog | 2/11/2009

Crowds flock to Copenhagen for FTTH event

Checking Out MPLS-TP
EuroBlog | 2/10/2009

Test lab EANTC puts MPLS-TP through its paces

AlcaLu Branches Out
Craig's A-List | 2/10/2009

The new 7210 reaches Ethernet CPE territory

Nortel Preserves Patent Plan
News Analysis | 2/10/2009

In a filing full of layoff talk and corporate jet cuts, we find that Nortel still plans to reward its employees who pound out patents

Cisco's Got Your GIST
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2009

Connection application lets BlackBerry and iPhone users find the best times and places for data dumps

Live Nation, Ticketmaster Merge
Contentinople | 2/10/2009

Combined, companies are worth $2.5B

DirecTV Flies High
The Bauminator | 2/10/2009

Satellite TV giant tells recession to take a hike in Q4

Verizon Loses Phone Win-Back Challenge
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/10/2009

Appeals court denies Verizon's attempt to overturn an FCC order that prevents the telco from using some controversial retention tactics

RCN Claims to Chase Competitors in Wideband
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/10/2009

RCN is starting to wire up its systems for Docsis 3.0, taking on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Cablevision in New York and Boston

Cisco Gives Mo Data
The Philter | 2/10/2009

Vendor says mobile data traffic will exceed mobile voice traffic by 2010

Cisco: Video to Drive Mobile Data Explosion
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/10/2009

Mobile data traffic to increase 66-fold between 2008 and 2013, by which time it will reach 2 exabytes a month, forecasts Cisco

IP Infusion Serves Up BGP
News Analysis | 2/10/2009

Taking a small swipe at router vendors, IP Infusion proposes that BGP route servers get split from the router

Moto, Alloptic Tag-Team on RFoG
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/10/2009

Motorola formally enters the 'RF over Glass' sector with a deal that gives it exclusive access to Alloptic's family of MicroNodes UPDATED 2:30 PM

A Map of One
Jonestown | 2/10/2009

The loneliness of an early Latitude adopter

Interview: BesTV's Ian Chin
News Analysis | 2/10/2009

China's IPTV services have to stand out by being interactive and entertaining

Ian Chin, VP of New Product Development, BesTV
LRTV Interviews | 2/10/2009

BesTV's Ian Chin says telco IPTV in China is bundled with broadband subscriptions and comfortably coexists as an interactive supplement to a linear cable TV service in many households. But he says Chinese carriers want to soon make an IPTV subscription something that is delivered to consumer homes, office PCs, and mobile phones.

Verismo Gets Cable's Vote
The Bauminator | 2/9/2009

Cable engineers give high marks to platform that could enable digital set-tops to access Web-sourced video fare

LTE Base Station Challengers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/9/2009

Examining the upstarts hoping to break into the LTE base station market dominated by the big four RAN equipment vendors

Cisco's Got Cash
Craig's A-List | 2/9/2009

But what might they buy with it?

A $6/mo. Global iPhone
LR Mobile Column | 2/9/2009

A cheaper touch worldwide

Comcast 'Cavalry' Rides Into NoCal
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2009

MSO is in process of reclaiming analog spectrum in the Bay Area, a move that will generate headroom for more HD, VoD, and Docsis 3.0

Contentinople | 2/9/2009

The first 100 awards of the Grammys went online this year

Telefónica Lines Up With LiMo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/9/2009

As the mobile OS wars wage on, the LiMo Foundation announced Telefónica and SK Telecom are its latest operator backers

Is AlcaLu's FiOS Share Slipping?
News Analysis | 2/9/2009

An analyst report says Motorola is picking up FiOS GPON buildouts at AlcaLu's expense

TDC Commits to Telco 2.0 Strategy
News Analysis | 2/9/2009

Danish incumbent to open up its network to third-party developers as it joins the growing number of Telco 2.0 early adopters

The Cost of Clearwire
Jonestown | 2/9/2009

Portland cost $45M to unwire

DirecTV Vulnerable
The Bauminator | 2/9/2009

Satellite giant may be more vulnerable to recession-driven downgrades than its rivals

Vodafone Swallows 3
Wireless Bits | 2/9/2009

Vodafone and Hutchison's 3 merge operations Down Under

thePlatform Offering Cheap CDN Services
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/9/2009

thePlatform today announced that it has begun reselling CDN and cloud storage services

Global Crossing Enters Content Delivery Biz
News Analysis | 2/9/2009

The company's multi-pronged strategy starts by reselling third-party services, but the carrier could roll out its own CDN

T-Mobile Happy Dance
Wireless Bits | 2/9/2009

Operator's latest TV ad will make you smile

The UnJane
Monkey Bidness | 2/8/2009

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Hold It! (Pretty Please)
The Bauminator | 2/6/2009

Stations are free to flip the digital switch on February 17, but it's clear that delay backers want everyone to wait until June 12

Clearwire Goes Muni
Jonestown | 2/6/2009

Muni in Milledgeville!

News Corp. on the Up
Contentinople | 2/6/2009

Despite reporting dismal earnings yesterday

AT&T Thinks Universal
The Philter | 2/6/2009

U-verse customers can now upgrade to a rechargeable remote. Is that the sound of one hand clapping I hear?

Downturn Could Drive Online Video
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/6/2009

The recession could drive new relationships between online companies and service providers, facilitating the growth of Internet video

Time Warner Cable's Fiber-licious RFI
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/6/2009

MSO taking a hard look at how RFoG, EPON, and 10-Gig EPON can help out in greenfields and MDUs, and aid its biz-service plans

Huawei's SDP Coup
EuroBlog | 2/6/2009

Spanish giant Telefónica puts further faith in Chinese vendor

Components Companies Face a Chilly Winter
News Analysis | 2/6/2009

It's earnings season, and the forecasts are falling

Rich People Are Bored
Monkey Bidness | 2/6/2009

By the rest of us

TDC Joins the Femto Club
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2009

Danish incumbent is the latest to field-trial femtocell technology and could move to a commercial deployment by the end of 2009

FCC Puts Broadcasters on the Clock
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/6/2009

Full-power broadcasters must notify the FCC by Monday if they intend to terminate analog service on or after February 17

Shaw Breaks 100-Meg Barrier
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Canadian MSO gets big bragging rights with a new Docsis 3.0 tier that enables downstream bursts that hit the magical 100-Mbit/s mark

JDSU Selling Shenzhen Facility
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Sanmina-SCI offers a hand, but JDSU won't be giving up on manufacturing

YouTube Sets Record
Contentinople | 2/5/2009

Perennial chart-topper sets a new record for video traffic in December

All Hail the Terminators!
EuroBlog | 2/5/2009

Carriers thwarted as the EU holds firm on mobile termination fees

Canadians MSOs Switch On SDV
Cable Guy | 2/5/2009

3:10 PM -- Like some US MSOs, some cablers up north aren't giving short shrift to switched digital video...

Dutch Team Up for FTTH Expansion
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Are you watching, Europe? Dutch incumbent shows what can be done by joining in with municipal fiber access rollout in Amsterdam

Where Monkeys Roam Free
Monkey Bidness | 2/5/2009

We heart the heartland

Ethernet Access Market Update
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/5/2009

The Ethernet-over-bonded copper pair market has been holding up fairly well, fueled by the promise of a quick return on investment

Telco TV Payback?
TelcoTV Thoughts | 2/5/2009

Telcos are showing progress against cable

Microsoft Bugs
Red Panda | 2/5/2009

No, not the software kind

Google & AOL
Jonestown | 2/5/2009

What does it mean for Clearwire?

Bear Attack!
The Bauminator | 2/5/2009

Not convinced TWC is attacking competition with a sense of urgency, analyst cuts stock to 'Sell'

Charter Tries On Consumption Caps
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/5/2009

MSO confirms it will impose monthly Internet usage caps, but the new ceilings won't apply to Charter's new Docsis 3.0 service

Cisco Keeps the Service Provider Faith
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Router and service provider sales are down but not out. Meanwhile, Cisco is still promising an aggressive consumer push

Nortel to Hold MEN
News Analysis | 2/5/2009

With restructuring underway, Nortel is taking its Metro Ethernet Networks division off the block

Clearwire Conflict?
Jonestown | 2/5/2009

An interesting little snippet

NSN Beefs Up Its Unified Base Station
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Ahead of MWC, Nokia Siemens unveils a software-defined, multi-standard base station that supports GSM, UMTS, and LTE

Nortel Keeps LTE Dream Alive
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/5/2009

Nortel's president of carrier networks, Richard Lowe, says vendor is committed to LTE and wireless

Cisco: Still No Layoffs
Craig's A-List | 2/4/2009

But they're taking a tally just in case

Docsis 3.0 Hits Great White North
Cable Guy | 2/4/2009

Canadian MSOs whipping up wideband trials and deployments

Cisco's Still Sinking
News Analysis | 2/4/2009

Dragged down by the world economy, Cisco says its Q3 sales will drop a stunning 15% to 20% from a year ago

House Approves DTV Delay
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2009

With House and Senate approval in hand, bill now awaits the signature of President Obama, who's already in favor of the four-month delay

Earnings Season
Contentinople | 2/4/2009

Time Warner and Disney report disappointing results

Depressed Outlook
The Philter | 2/4/2009

Wall Street's not expecting much from the telco equipment sector next quarter

TWC Tees Up More Meters
The Bauminator | 2/4/2009

And other itidbits from this morning's earnings call

Earnings Adventures
Craig's A-List | 2/4/2009

What's up, and what might be down

TWC in '09: Job Cuts, WiMax & Wideband
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2009

MSO is cutting 1,250 jobs to further reduce costs, but also expects to deploy WiMax service in 'at least one market' this year

The Gigabit Household: Only a Matter of Time
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/4/2009

Ten years from now, the average household will be running a 1-Gbit/s fixed Internet connection – the only question is how to get there

No Cupcake for You!
Jonestown | 2/4/2009

But a cool (yet creepy) location feature is coming to the G1

Nortel Taps Ixia for 100GE
News Analysis | 2/4/2009

The 'real' 100-Gig era can't begin until someone has a 'real tester'

Time Warner Cable Subs Growth Slows in Q4
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/4/2009

MSO adds subs in most product categories, but the rate of growth dipped in the midst of a tough economy and surging competition

AlcaLu Ends 2008 With €5.2B Loss
News Analysis | 2/4/2009

Goodwill impairment charge sends Alcatel-Lucent's full year numbers deep into the red as it gears up for a tough 2009

Alvarion Takes Nortel Hit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/4/2009

Nortel's bankruptcy put a dent in Alvarion's revenues while restructuring charges led the vendor to post a Q4 loss of $4.8M

Vuze Chirps at Cox
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Web video firm worries Cox's traffic management will treat its P2P-based service as a 'second-class citizen'

Bartz's Image Problem
Contentinople | 2/3/2009

Does the new Yahoo CEO have a press management problem?

Motorola Is on Life Support
LR Mobile Column | 2/3/2009

Last call for the Mobile Devices unit?

Falling Star?
The Bauminator | 2/3/2009

Even Moto's set-top unit didn't get through Q4 unscathed

A Pivotal Year for SIP Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/3/2009

2009 will provide a vital opportunity for SIP services to demonstrate their full potential, and SIP trunking will be an important test case

Huawei Joins Vodafone LTE Trial
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Chinese vendor joins five other equipment vendors at Verizon and Vodafone's joint LTE trial

Part II: Cash, Pain & 20%
BelkBlog | 2/3/2009

Putting a percentage on cuts and personal reevaluation

Moto's Woes
Jonestown | 2/3/2009

Will Android do it for Motorola in '09?

Jha Don't Say
The Philter | 2/3/2009

Moto's device chief has no idea when it will stop raining red ink

Moto Hangs Hopes on Android
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Moto posts a $3.6B loss for Q4, cuts its dividend, and says goodbye to its CFO

Zeugma's Brainy Bandwidth Meter
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/3/2009

Edge routing startup says it has a more flexible capacity management tool than many similar ones used by operators today

Xilinx Minds the Gap
News Analysis | 2/3/2009

FPGA company sees a chance to chip into an increasingly expensive ASIC market

Hulu Aliens Invade
Contentinople | 2/2/2009

Hulu's secret is finally revealed in Super Bowl commercial

Super Bowl Interruptus
The Bauminator | 2/2/2009

Comcast: initial investigation suggests porn-interrupted Super Bowl moment 'was an isolated malicious act'

iPhone Flash in the Works
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Apple wants Adobe to craft a specific version of Flash that will retain much of the functionality of the desktop version

Valentine's Day
Craig's A-List | 2/2/2009

How desperate is your gift search?

ADC Forecasts, Shares Slide
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Q1 is going to come in light, possibly the result of U-verse delays. Prep the layoff machine

The Fantastic Four
The Bauminator | 2/2/2009

AT&T-DirecTV 'quad-play' bundle puts cable in the crosshairs, but Dish will likely feel the pinch in the short-term

Interview: DT's Randolph Nikutta
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Getting interactive with IPTV will take time, patience, and just the right content

Comcast Defends Its VoIP Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Comcast says its VoIP service does not fall under the new system it is using to manage high-speed Internet traffic UPDATED 2/3 4:30 PM

Deutsche Telekom's Dr. Randolph Nikutta
LRTV Interviews | 2/2/2009

Deutsche Telekom's head of new media, Randolph Nikutta, tells us that the future of IPTV could be quite stunning. In an interview taped late last year, Nikutta told us the telco is rolling out interactive features in its IPTV service over the next few years, primarily with sports programming. But, he says, the technology exists to allow viewers to be their own directors in the next five to 10 years.

Live by the Sword! Fall on Your Sword!
LR Mobile Column | 2/2/2009

Digging into Qualcomm's Q4 'Earnings Quality'

Super Ads
The Philter | 2/2/2009

Did everyone forget how to use their DVRs?

Poor Things
Monkey Bidness | 2/2/2009

Golddiggers Anonymous

Juniper Divvies Up the Core
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

The 'virtualization' buzzword comes to telecom, where Juniper says it's got a better alternative to virtual routers

JDSU Preps Fab Sales
News Analysis | 2/2/2009

Sources say a sale of the Shenzhen, China, manufacturing facility is imminent

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