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Moto, Comcast Team on In-Home TV Streamer
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/13/2011

Moto launches a specialized CableCARD-based streaming device that lets customers convert QAM video for display on iPads and XOOMs

Verizon Adds 19 New 4G LTE Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2011

Verizon will have LTE in 73 markets this week, matching Sprint's WiMax markets and easily beating AT&T's plans for 2011

Verizon Tries Mobile Payments Solo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2011

Carrier branches out from the Isis JV to offer mobile payments for online purchases via a partnership with Payfone

Previewing the Cable Show
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/13/2011

A peek at some of the major issues cable executives will be grappling with at this week's Cable Show in Chicago

TiVo Tunes Up Multi-Room DVRs for Cable
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/13/2011

Also: Arris demos 4.5Gbit/s Docsis 3.0, Avail-TVN takes TV Everywhere, Time Warner Cable expands through M&A

Angry Birds Ruffle Signaling Feathers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/13/2011

With the addition of mobile ads, Angry Birds played on Android devices creates significant signaling traffic on mobile networks

Wavion Brings Wi-Fi to the Great Outdoors
Mobile Internet Offload News Analysis | 6/13/2011

Wi-Fi 802.11n base stations for the US use beamforming and MIMO to go over the river and through the woods ... well, outdoors at least

The Cable Show 2011: The Hot List
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/13/2011

TV Everywhere, cable's jump to IP video, IPv6, Xcalibur (probably) and Oprah will be the talk of the town this week

Euronews: ECI Replaces its CEO
News Analysis | 6/13/2011

There's a new boss for the Israeli access gear vendor and warnings to both UK and Spanish operators in today's smorgasbord of EMEA tidbits

AlcaLu, thePlatform Take On Cisco's Videoscape
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/13/2011

Alcatel-Lucent and Comcast-owned unit encroach on Cisco's turf with system that spreads video to IP-connected TVs, tablets, PCs and smartphones

The Ugly Side of IPv6: Carrier-Grade NAT
News Analysis | 6/10/2011

Moving network address translation off the customer prem and into the network is inevitable, but the prospect isn't thrilling anyone

Can the Elimination of Ad Skipping Save VoD?
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2011

In this Q&A, BlackArrow CEO Dean Denhart says media buyers will flock in when cable VoD couples fast-forward disablement with targeted ads

LightSquared Opposition Wants Spectrum Shift
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2011

New tests show GPS interference with LightSquared test gear; opponents suggest moving the 4G network out of the L-Band

OS Watch: Sprint & Moto Unite Over Android
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/10/2011

In this week's OS rundown, Moto builds its first Sprint Android phones as it ditches its UI and support for WP7 grows as belief in Nokia wanes

Arris CMTS Packs On Upstream Muscle
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2011

Arris breathes new life into its legacy CMTS with a module that doubles upstream port density, keeping Cisco and Moto in check

Broadcom Challenger Raising $10M More
News Analysis | 6/10/2011

It's not always easy being an alternative vendor from China, but luckily, it's not that expensive, either

Cox Stokes Wireless Expansion
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/10/2011

Also: Mediacom settles investor lawsuit, ESPN taps Moto for MPEG-4 move, Virgin expands D3 rollout, Cablevision CFO resigns

Operators Stymied by Illegal Networks in AME
Research Rewind | 6/10/2011

This Week: Ethernet, illegal networks in AME, fixed vs. mobile in Latin America, Romania's telecom future, management trends, IPsec

Euronews: NSN Stake Bids Fall Away
News Analysis | 6/10/2011

Reports suggest only one suitor's left for NSN stake, and there's a potential VoIP kick in the teeth for KPN in today's roundup of Euro headlines

SeaChange Navigates TV Everywhere
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/9/2011

SeaChange launches Nitro, a cloudy, HTML5-based UI that keeps the look and functionality consistent across TVs, PCs, tablets and phones

HP TouchPad Success Hangs on Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2011

HP's webOS-based TouchPad will debut on July 1, but the success of the iPad clone may hang on its ability to attract developers to bolster the OS

100G Watch: Another DWDM Contender
News Analysis | 6/9/2011

Ciena and AlcaLu get competition; EZchip discloses chip details; and another gearbox chip appears

Xcalibur's Coming-Out Party?
The Bauminator | 6/9/2011

12:30 PM Comcast's chairman and CEO will demo the MSO's 'next-generation video product' at next week's cable confab in Chicago

Nokia's CTO 'Quits'
EuroBlog | 6/9/2011

12:10 PM CTO Rich Green is out the door

Rogers Tees Up LTE Launch
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/9/2011

Also: Study calls for AllVid's death, tornado victims won't have to pay for lost gear, Charter busts cable thieves

Cord Cutting & Consumer Clouds
OTT Video News Analysis | 6/9/2011

Both sound better than they are

Report: AT&T to Put Wi-Fi in 20 NYC Parks
Mobile Internet Offload News Analysis | 6/9/2011

As temperatures in NYC hit the 90s, AT&T plans more Wi-Fi hotzones

Outlook Mixed on Mobile IPv6
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2011

The big three US carriers appear to be at different stages on the path to supporting IPv6 across their networks

Operators Urge Action Against Chatty Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/9/2011

Mobile operators plan to step up efforts to cut down signaling traffic on their networks by working more closely with apps developers

Euronews: One Giant Leap for lightRadio
News Analysis | 6/9/2011

AlcaLu CEO takes an important call and Ericsson opens its mobile money account in today's canter through the EMEA telecom headlines

Innovation Osmosis & the Return of D&R
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/9/2011

A roundup of the leading themes at Management World 2011

Now the Real IPv6 Days Begin
Rewired | 6/8/2011

5:15 PM The World IPv6 Day test has gone well, but the bigger exams loom as the Internet industry faces a long transition period ahead

Angry Birds Flock to China
Wireless Bits | 6/8/2011

4:15 PM And mobile gaming is only the beginning

Vidyo Aims to Lower Price of Telepresence
News Analysis | 6/8/2011

Cheaper, scalable service ties together telepresence rooms, videoconferencing, desktop and mobile systems

Wi-Fi's World Dominance
Que Sera Sarah | 6/8/2011

3:05 PM Hot spots are hot – and getting hotter

Suddenlink Takes Video Over the Top
OTT Video News Analysis | 6/8/2011

MSO couples its TiVo broadband video play with a portal with access to 'tens of thousands' of TV shows, clips and movies

Cablevision Targets SIP Trunking at SMBs
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/8/2011

Also: Comcast tries to up its game following Olympics win, Boxee gets revved for Europe, Sprint cuts Clearwire stake, Shaw adds Internet options

Comcast Unlocks Home Security Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/8/2011

MSO chases a new line of business and launches its broadband-fueled Xfinity Home Security service in seven markets

Ciena Slumps, Reorganizes Team
News Analysis | 6/8/2011

Ciena's Q2 results and Q3 outlook send its share price sliding in pre-market trading early Wednesday as the top executive pack gets shuffled

Euronews: Telefonica Buys Into the Cloud
News Analysis | 6/8/2011

Telefonica acquires a Spanish hosting-services provider and Nokia approaches 'junk' territory in today's selection of EMEA headlines

SK Telecom Goes Femto for Data Offload
Mobile Internet Offload News Analysis | 6/8/2011

South Korea's largest mobile operator makes a case for femto-based mobile Internet offload

India's Operators Find Their Femto Feet
News Analysis | 6/8/2011

India's mobile operators are exploring the potential of femtocells for in-building coverage as part of their 3G and LTE TDD network rollout plans

Mobile Games to Place Strain on 3G Networks
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/8/2011

3G networks set for new data deluge as gaming-centric smartphones and mobile-centric apps become the new hot trend

HP Makes Big Cloud Claims
News Analysis | 6/7/2011

New initiatives target service providers with comprehensive cloud program that includes hardware, software, sales tools and financing

Why Can't iCloud Stream?
Craig's A-List | 6/7/2011

6:00 PM It's one feature everybody seemed to be looking forward to. Where is it?

There's a Niche in the Mobile Cloud
Jonestown | 6/7/2011

4:00 PM There are bound to be people who don't want to be tied to one ecosystem but want the convenience of the cloud

Cisco Fights Back at the Edge
News Analysis | 6/7/2011

After seeing market share drop, Cisco updates the ASR 9000 and adds some hot terms like 'virtualization' and 'IPv6'

Broadband Pricing Plummets
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/7/2011

Also: Cox hikes rates in Virginia, Clearwire expands WiMax footprint, Entropic keeps MoCA chip lead, IOC to reveal Olympics TV rights winner

Ericsson Newbie Eyes SPIT, TV Growth
News Analysis | 6/7/2011

Ericsson's new head of its Multimedia unit, Per Borgklint, is on a mission to increase the vendor's SPIT and TV lines of business

Euronews: DT Ups Its Hellenic Holding
News Analysis | 6/7/2011

German giant gains greater control of Greek operator OTE while Ericsson's multimedia unit has a new boss in today's EMEA telecom tidbits

Welcome to the Hotel Cupertino
Jonestown | 6/6/2011

5:45 PM Apple's iCloud could make us prisoners of our own devices when it comes time to upgrade

ISPs Might Not Solve Consumer IPv6 Issues
News Analysis | 6/6/2011

When consumers find things that 'break' on World IPv6 Day, the problem might not be something the service provider can fix

Cyan Counts Latency
News Analysis | 6/6/2011

The ability to predict latency could be an important tool. Cyan wants to give it a try in mobile backhaul

Apple's iCloud Lets Wi-Fi Take the Strain
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2011

Apple's upcoming cloud service won't bust a hole in your data cap even as it replicates music, video and photos across iPads, iPhones and Macs

Xbox 360 to Stream Live TV
The Bauminator | 6/6/2011

3:35 PM But will Microsoft become a virtual MSO?

Apple Borrows From Competitors for iOS 5
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/6/2011

Latest OS update includes features borrowed from BlackBerry, Android, webOS, Microsoft and HTC, plus a few Cupertino originals

Upsetting Apple's IPR Cart
Wireless Bits | 6/6/2011

1:25 PM The DoJ is reportedly concerned about Apple's interest in Nortel's patents

Microsoft to Launch Xbox Subscription TV Service
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/6/2011

Elsewhere: Ceton expands reach of its PC-TV CableCARD tuner, Verizon tweaks FiOS bundles and court lets Dish offer Starz for free

Juniper Still Not in Love With CMAP
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/6/2011

Cable may need to do some extra wooing to convince Juniper to take the plunge and develop a CMAP Packet Shelf

EchoStar's Cable Target: 1 Million Subs
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/6/2011

EchoStar takes a stab at Tier 2/3 MSOs with 'Aria,' a system featuring Sling-loaded boxes, a customizable guide and over-the-top VoD

Euronews: Telecom Italia Gets Closer to Huawei
News Analysis | 6/6/2011

Italian incumbent signs research agreement with Chinese giant while Vodafone CEO pleads the carriers' case in today's EMEA headlines

Mobile Internet Offload Grabs the Limelight
Mobile Internet Offload News Analysis | 6/6/2011

Pressure on wireless operators mounts with growing data traffic, and more wireless operators turn to Wi-Fi and small cells for relief

Coherent Optical Processing
Video Resources | 6/6/2011

Go beyond the limits of fiber optics with Ciena's market-leading, field-proven coherent optical technology.

Mobile Sentiment Begins to Favor IPsec
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/3/2011

Mobile operator sentiment worldwide seems to be shifting toward using IPsec encryption and authentication from LTE cell sites

What's in Apple's iCloud?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/3/2011

The Apple iCloud service could super-charge iPhone and iPad remote media capabilities, while worrying competitors from Amazon to RIM

Qualcomm Uplinq 2011: In Pictures
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/3/2011

Qualcomm's annual Uplinq developer show covered more ground than its usual Brew-haha, so we covered more ground with our camera this year

Netflix Subs Face Password-Sharing Crackdown
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/3/2011

Also: LightSquared and Sprint deal rumor swirls; Comcast, Fox, ESPN battle for Olympic rights; Baker details NBCU job talks

Euronews: Telefonica on the Slide in Spain
News Analysis | 6/3/2011

Tough times in Spain for its biggest telco, and a new man at the helm of UK operator 3 in today's nosegay of Euro telecom highlights

For Telcos, It's All About Location, Location, Location
Research Rewind | 6/3/2011

This week: Location-based services; telecom markets in El Salvador, South Africa, Malaysia, the Czech Republic and the United Arab Emirates

Why Dell (Maybe) Likes Brocade
Craig's A-List | 6/3/2011

4:40 AM It's understandable why this merger theory is getting so much play

Doing the Cisco Straddle
The Bauminator | 6/3/2011

4:20 AM CMAP or CESAR? Cisco's politically correct answer: Whatever it takes!

India's Hot for LTE TDD
News Analysis | 6/3/2011

The big buzz in India is all about the impact that LTE TDD could have on India's broadband market

HTC Knocks Some Sense Into Developers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/3/2011

Handset maker opens up its mobile software to developers to make a user experience that's simple and differentiated

AT&T & LightSquared? Really?
Jonestown | 6/2/2011

9:20 PM Ma Bell is going to have some serious explaining to do if AT&T does end up selling 4G capacity to LightSquared

Clearwire Kills Rover, Connects With TeleTech
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2011

Rover service to end July 1, as Clearwire gets ever closer to being a wholesale-only play

Nokia Boss Declares War on Android
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2011

CEO Stephen Elop calls for handset makers and developers to join forces against a common enemy in Android

Why CommScope Bought LiquidxStream
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/2/2011

CommScope snags edge QAM startup, putting it on a path to develop products for a next-gen cable access architecture helmed by Comcast

3DTV Standards Come Into View
Technically Speaking With SCTE | 6/2/2011

12:15 PM The SCTE's standards effort is in full swing as the Society looks ahead to Phase II and full-resolution 3DTV

Cable Tops Netflix ISP Rankings
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/2/2011

Also: TWC eyes broadband-only subs, Comcast adds ID theft protection, Clearleap powers tablet streaming for MSOs, Sling tunes up for Google TV

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Spreads Its Wings
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/2/2011

Qualcomm's Snapdragon family of CPUs is racking up partners for smartphones and tablets as it plans 250 more devices this year

FLO TV: A Failure to Entertain
Que Sera Sarah | 6/2/2011

9:15 AM Qualcomm hooks up with Hollywood in hopes of avoiding FLO TV's fate of being boring

Euronews: Nokia Dismisses Sale Rumor
News Analysis | 6/2/2011

Elop says rumor of sale to Microsoft is 'baseless' while France Telecom talks net partiality with Google in today's Euro roundup

HP Open to 'Special' webOS Partners
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2011

HP's head of mobile, Jon Rubinstein, says he's open to working with one or two webOS partners, but won't license the software a la Android

RGB Shelves CMAP Product Plans
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/1/2011

Seeing only limited near-term potential, RGB will leave it to edge QAM vendors to develop modular CMAP products

LightSquared Nears the End of GPS Testing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2011

It's up to the FCC what happens after June 15, but LightSquared expects a 2012 launch of services on its LTE network for wholesale customers

MPLS-TP Still on the Brink
MPLS-TP News Analysis | 6/1/2011

The ambitious push for a unified standard continues, even as some vendors and carriers exercise pre-standard options

Flip Camera's Founder Says Cheese
Craig's A-List | 6/1/2011

3:05 PM Let's see Cisco try to shut this one down

Deutsche Telekom Takes LTE to the City
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2011

LTE and the city: DT has launched the mobile broadband service in Cologne using 1800MHz spectrum

Apple Wants iCloud to Go Hollywood
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/1/2011

Also: Video traffic swarms the Web, Roku flies with Angry Birds, NCR sues Dish, Cox's Prez to keynote SCTE confab, BlackArrow targets VoD ads

Ericsson Goes Down Under for LTE Win
LR Mobile News Analysis | 6/1/2011

Ericsson wins $1.1B deal to build and operate LTE TDD network in rural areas for Australia's national broadband program

The Uplinq Outlook
Que Sera Sarah | 6/1/2011

9:00 AM Qualcomm's annual developer confab is all about apps – mobile apps, appetizers and surprise appearances

AlcaLu Gets Down With OTT
LR Cable News Analysis | 6/1/2011

AlcaLu pitches MSOs and telcos an online video troubleshooter that could help them attract services like Netflix to their on-net CDNs

Euronews: Digital Agenda Scores Are In!
News Analysis | 6/1/2011

The European Commission puts the Digital Agenda scores on the doors and Deutsche Telekom does LTE in today's EMEA telecom roundup

Light Reading India Is Born
News Analysis | 6/1/2011

Light Reading launches its first country-specific online community in arguably the most dynamic telecom market in the world

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