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Fiber, Copper Cap a Wild Week for Backhaul
News Analysis | 10/29/2010

Three announcements reach three different conclusions about what this booming market needs

Cable Catchup
The Bauminator | 10/29/2010

4:50 PM Shareholder challenges Carlyle's CommScope buyout, Comcast and the ACA square off over NBCU, and the cord-cutting debate rages on

BBWF 2010: Paris in Pictures
Slide Shows | 10/29/2010

Ericsson, ADVA, Lantiq, and liquid refreshments feature in our snaps from this year's Broadband World Forum in Paris

Javelin Wants Cisco, Moto to Tap Out
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/29/2010

Vendor tries to break the Moto-Cisco duopoly – on cable taps, not set-tops and conditional access systems

MoCA Goes Over the Top
The Bauminator | 10/29/2010

12:20 PM MoCA is largely a service provider play, but recent Boxee trial shows some retail potential for the technology

Still a CDN Guy
Craig's A-List | 10/29/2010

8:45 AM Level 3's Steve Liddell resurfaces at Highwinds

BBWF 2010: Optical Observations
LRTV Interviews | 10/29/2010

Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin takes the 100-Gbit/s temperature at the Broadband World Forum, casts his eyes over WDM-PON developments, and fails to cope with a double espresso

OS Watch: Android's Fragmentation Makes Friends
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/29/2010

Learn how to embrace the frag, be a cheap Android user, find MeeGo on the market, and more in this week's OS rundown

Euronews: Oct. 29
News Analysis | 10/29/2010

Belgacom, Telenet, and Tieto are in the roll call of today's Euro telecom news digest

Why Broadcom Bought Beceem
Jonestown | 10/29/2010

6:00 AM Broadcom is doing its part to make LTE as cheap as chips

3G Heralds Managed Services Shift in India
News Analysis | 10/28/2010

3G deals in India are opening up managed services opportunities for Huawei and ZTE, while Alcatel-Lucent appears to have lost its edge

Futurecom: 5 More Hot Topics
iBraue | 10/28/2010

5:25 PM More service provider concerns from Futurecom in Brazil

Arris Leaps Into CMTS Port Licensing
The Bauminator | 10/28/2010

3:45 PM Looks like Cisco won't have that part of the market cornered for very long

Who Should Be in LR's Hall of Fame?
News Analysis | 10/28/2010

Pick five and let us know who you think should be our first crop of Light Reading Hall of Famers

Apple's 'Soft-SIM': Not Too Useful in US
Jonestown | 10/28/2010

12:35 PM Apple's rumored project with Gemalto will be great for European users but tripped up by RF in the US

LG's Got 99 Problems
Que Sera Sarah | 10/28/2010

12:10 PM LG's mobile phone business breaks a record – in operating loss

LRTV: How Can We Improve?
The Philter | 10/28/2010

11:30 AM -- Help us improve our editorial video offerings by taking this super-short survey

Moto Looks to Diversify, Build on Android Success
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/28/2010

Coming off its first quarter of profitability in three years, Moto is looking to diversify its handset and market strategy

Arris Rides Docsis Roller Coaster in Q3
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/28/2010

Shipments of Docsis CPE hits a three-year high as demand for wideband modems accelerates, but CMTS shipments reaches a two-year low

Networks Wary of Lofty 3D Production Costs
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/28/2010

Add yet another item on the list of things that could slow down the 3DTV train: high production costs

Cox's Jay Rolls: Cable's Upstream Future
LRTV Interviews | 10/28/2010

Cox SVP of technology Jay Rolls explains why DTAs aren't yet in play at the MSO, and when cable might need to make some radical moves to widen its upstream pipe

Will Qualcomm Sell Its BWA Spectrum in India?
AsiaBlog | 10/28/2010

7:30 AM Reports suggest Qualcomm is in talks with major cellular operators to sell spectrum set for TD-LTE services

Mobile Bar Codes & Beyonce
Que Sera Sarah | 10/28/2010

7:00 AM Marketers bet on mobile bar codes, but will consumers?

BBWF 2010: Next-Gen FTTX
LRTV Interviews | 10/28/2010

Heavy Reading chief analyst Graham Finnie identifies some of the main developments in next-generation fiber access technologies that he has encountered at this year's Broadband World Forum in Paris

BBWF 2010: Huawei's 10G GPON Coup
EuroBlog | 10/28/2010

6:20 AM Beats AlcaLu to the punch with a 3DTV trial over a 10G GPON connection in Portugal

BBWF 2010: Running Singapore's NBN
LRTV Interviews | 10/28/2010

David Storrie, CEO of Nucleus Connect, provides an update on Singapore's shared, open next-generation FTTH broadband network, the NBN, and explains why it's vital to put efficient processes in place to run such a network

Euronews: Oct. 28
News Analysis | 10/28/2010

Huawei, France Telecom, Virgin Media, and Alcatel-Lucent are the names to watch in today's Euro telecom news digest

Cablevision to Pay for World Series Streams
The Bauminator | 10/27/2010

7:10 PM Cablevision, locked in a retrans battle with Fox, offers to reimburse subs who pay to stream games directly from MLB.com

At Futurecom: A Peek at Brazil's Potential
iBraue | 10/27/2010

6:50 PM Here's what everyone is talking about at Futurecom in Brazil

Down With Vampire Power
Que Sera Sarah | 10/27/2010

5:05 PM Consumer electronic devices really suck... power

Qwest Reshapes Wireless Backhaul
News Analysis | 10/27/2010

Death to RFPs? Qwest's Adaptive Broadband would let operators dial bandwidth up, calling up fiber or copper resources as necessary

Stick It!
The Bauminator | 10/27/2010

1:25 PM Where did you affix your 'CBL GRL' or 'CBL GUY' decal? Care to share?

Comcast Loses 275K Video Subscribers in Q3
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/27/2010

MSO shed 275,000 basics in Q3 as it continues to invest in and expand its content distribution network

Device Watch: T-Mobile Gets Galaxy Tab Sans HSPA+
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2010

T-Mobile will carry the Galaxy Tab for $399; the white iPhone is delayed again; and PlayStation goes mobile in today's device roundup

Sprint Gives 'Leapfrog' Details
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2010

CEO Hesse says that multimodal strategy will have financial benefits in 2012 and that the operator has 4G alternatives to Clearwire

Carlyle Snaps Up CommScope for $3.9B
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/27/2010

CommScope is on the verge of going private after agreeing to be bought out by The Carlyle Group in a deal valued at $3.9B

BBWF 2010: 10G GPON Hits Europe
EuroBlog | 10/27/2010

10:20 AM AlcaLu announces a next-generation PON engagement in Portugal

BBWF 2010: DT Pushes Out FTTH Timeline
News Analysis | 10/27/2010

FTTH rollout timetable has slipped a bit as CTO talks of a broad mix of broadband technologies and Deutsche Telekom's SPIT challenges

Option Drops Complaints Against Huawei
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2010

Belgian firm asks European Commission to close investigations into Chinese wireless modem imports as it reaches agreement with Huawei

CableLabs, Studios Back TV Everywhere Registry
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/27/2010

Comcast and Rovi also behind project that will apply universal ID codes to millions of video titles and a variety of device formats

SCTE's CTO: Extreme HFC
LRTV Interviews | 10/27/2010

Daniel Howard explains how cable networks can theoretically pump out 20 Gbit/s and offers a status update on the Society's emerging RF over Glass standard

BBWF 2010: Ghost in the Machine?
EuroBlog | 10/27/2010

At the Broadband World Forum show in Paris, 'Phantom DSL' is all the rage

BBWF 2010: Show Floor Drinkathon
LRTV Documentaries | 10/27/2010

It's thirsty work on the show floor at the Broadband World Forum in Paris, so Light Reading's head of food and drink, Ray Le Maistre, checked out the best beverages available on exhibitors' stands

Juniper Preaches Smartphone Security Services
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2010

Lack of security on mobile phones is giving operators a rare chance for a killer managed service, Juniper thinks

Broadcom to Buy Femto Chip Startup for $86M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/27/2010

Broadcom's buyout of Percello will add to its LTE and home base station capabilities, and take it into competition with PicoChip

Euronews: Oct. 27
News Analysis | 10/27/2010

Everything Everywhere, Virgin Media, and Telenor are playing the numbers game in today's roundup of Euro telecom news bites

BBWF 2010: What's With BT's 21CN?
LRTV Interviews | 10/27/2010

President of BT's 21CN, George Nazi, provides an update on the British incumbent's next-generation network program, and tells Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre that it absolutely hasn't been mothballed

Verismo Gives Cable an OTT Weapon of Its Own
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/26/2010

MSOs attacking other MSOs with subscription video services? Crazier things have happened

The $20M RGB Didn't Raise
The Bauminator | 10/26/2010

5:05 PM Turns out the video gear vendor didn't raise another round of equity, but it's still talking about an IPO to help with M&A

Test Shows FiOS Handles Two-Way 10Gig
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

Field test of XG-PON prototype at Elks Lodge in Massachusetts shows existing FiOS deployment can deliver symmetrical 10G service

Tablets: Counting the Cost
Jonestown | 10/26/2010

3:35 PM Have vendors and carriers set the price barrier too high for new tablets?

Sprint Tackles Browser-Based Apps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2010

Carrier sees the browser as a way to circumvent fragmentation, but what it gains in ubiquity, it could lose in functionality

Apple to Lean on Unisys?
Wireless Bits | 10/26/2010

12:45 PM Report says partnership is in place to woo big business and government agencies

Telx Early to Ethernet Exchange Expansion
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

Exchange provider ahead of schedule with five US locations now live, also announces nine new service provider customers

RIM Shows Off PlayBook Tablet
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/26/2010

But the question of price still looms large

Leading Lights 2010: It's Almost Here
The Philter | 10/26/2010

11:30 AM In one week, we'll reveal the winners of the 2010 Leading Lights Awards

BBWF 2010: Euro Vendor Joins WDM-PON Fray
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

The WDM PON market is set to get bigger this week when a European optical transport vendor announces its next-generation PON strategy

Insight Preps Docsis 3.0 Launches
The Bauminator | 10/26/2010

10:00 AM MSO to boot up wideband in two markets before the end of the year

Comcast's TV Everywhere Play Breaks Out of Beta
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/26/2010

PC-locked Xfinity TV service goes wide with 150,000 'video choices,' allowing cable TV customers to access it via third-party ISPs

Photos: SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2010
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/26/2010

A visual recap of last week's big cable show in the Big Easy

The Terabit Ethernet Chase Begins
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

UC Santa Barbara used no new funding to create its Terabit center, instead pooling grants to work on Ethernet's next speed grade

BBWF 2010: Adtran Rethinks FTTX Economics
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

Claiming the economics of FTTH can't work for more than half a telco's territory, Adtran has another way to provide 100Mbit/s symmetric services

BBWF 2010: Cyberfication?
EuroBlog | 10/26/2010

5:50 AM Huawei's Matt Bross adds to the broadband lexicon as he makes a plea for global cooperation on security

Euronews: Oct. 26
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

NSN, Alcatel-Lucent, and KPN head up today's Euro telecom news digest

BBWF 2010: NSN Takes DSL to 825 Mbit/s
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

More encouragement for copper fans as Nokia Siemens Networks unveils its Phantom DSL solution that hit speeds of 825 Mbit/s

Bharti Plans Pan-India 3G Launch This Year
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

Market leader Bharti Airtel says it is all set to roll out pan-India 3G services before the end of 2010

BBWF 2010: Coming Down the Pipe
News Analysis | 10/26/2010

What can we expect during this week's Broadband World Forum in Paris?

G.hn Chips Away at Product Promises
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/25/2010

Sigma Designs is first to announce a G.hn chipset, but don't expect to see the home-networking technology in action until mid-2011

Google's Apology, Remixed
The Philter | 10/25/2010

3:40 PM So sorry about all the data we unintentionally collected when we photographed your home while you were away

BBWF 2010: Ikanos Boasts 100Mbit/s DSL
EuroBlog | 10/25/2010

3:10 PM Chip vendor unveils its G.vector chipset that enables DSL speeds of 100 Mbit/s or more, and it's being used by ZTE

Sprint's Galaxy Tab in a Subsidy Orbit
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/25/2010

$400 subsidized Samsung tablet undercuts the $600 Verizon offering but will be around $40 more expensive over the two-year contract UPDATED 10/26 4:25 PM

CommScope Rockets on Takeover Talks
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/25/2010

CommScope's stock jumps more than 30% after confirming that private equity firm wants to take vendor private for almost $3B

Erasing the Cybersecurity Doom Map
Rewired | 10/25/2010

10:30 AM Cybersecurity measures can be as simple as changing how the outside plant is labeled. The obvious thing to do? Don't be so obvious

LightSquared's First Device: SuperMiFi
LR Mobile Rumors | 10/25/2010

Secretive LTE wannabe wants to combine its planned proto-4G connections with a souped-up WiFi hotspot

Euronews: Oct. 25
News Analysis | 10/25/2010

It's all kicking off in Paris, broadband wise, while Teliasonera and Colt are also making their presence felt in today's Euronews

BBWF 2010: Top Storrie
EuroBlog | 10/25/2010

4:00 AM Never mind the keynoters – Nucleus Connect's David Storrie is the speaker to check out

BBWF 2010: Top 10 Topics
News Analysis | 10/23/2010

What are the hot topics at this year's Broadband World Forum in Paris? Here's our guide

4G's Money Problem
Rewired | 10/22/2010

4:30 PM Even at this late date, service providers haven't been clear about how they'll make back their 4G investment

Scenes From SCTE Cable-Tec
LRTV Documentaries | 10/22/2010

Take a funky walk around the SCTE show in New Orleans

PMC-Sierra Regains a Layer
Craig's A-List | 10/22/2010

2:40 PM Analysts say the pending purchase of Wintegra makes a lot of sense

ITU Says '4G' Isn't
Que Sera Sarah | 10/22/2010

1:40 PM '4G-like' WiMax and LTE now require air quotes

OS Watch: Apple Beats RIM, Verbally & Actually
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2010

Apple surpasses RIM in Q3 and talks trash on Android, but consumers say Google is best, in this week's OS Watch

India to Vodafone: $2.5B Please
AsiaBlog | 10/22/2010

11:00 AM Indian government sticks Vodafone with a monster tax bill

Cable Seeks Answers for IP Video
The Bauminator | 10/22/2010

10:25 AM At Cable-Tec Expo, it's clear that MSOs want to migrate to IPTV, but the when and how of it remain up for debate

4G World: Faster 3G in US – Charting HSPA+
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/22/2010

Even if LTE is now here in the US, multi-megabit HSPA+ 3G is unlikely to be left in the dust anytime soon

Huawei Expands Its Cable CPE Universe
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/22/2010

DTAs, Docsis cable modems, and tru2way set-tops – oh my!

Euro Carrier Issues Policy Control RFP
Policy Management News Analysis | 10/22/2010

Finland's Elisa is looking for policy control smarts for its 3G mobile data services

Cable-Tec Expo: Lack of Standards Hinders 3DTV
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/22/2010

The energy could be sapped from 3DTV's momentum in the absence of common technical ground that can be applied across industries

Stars Align for Ericsson's Q3
News Analysis | 10/22/2010

Network upgrade cycles, an uptick in key markets, supply chain improvements, lower opex, and improved JV performance all help Swedish giant's numbers

What Nokia Was Missing
Craig's A-List | 10/22/2010

6:00 AM Related to that thing about success being correlated to showing up

Euronews: Oct. 22
News Analysis | 10/22/2010

Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, and BT are the three amigos in today's digest of Euro telecom news nibbles

It's Leadership, Stupid
Rewired | 10/21/2010

5:15 PM Six US nominees are on the Intelligent Community Forum list of 21, and guess what they have in common? It ain't size

Panasonic Names US Cable Leader
The Bauminator | 10/21/2010

4:55 PM David Nicholas tasked with moving the needle at Panasonic as it attempts to make another run at the US cable box market

Sony Ericsson Rises & Falls
Que Sera Sarah | 10/21/2010

4:30 PM There's a light at the bottom as Sony Ericsson fights to move back up

NSN: Parts-Shortage Problems Easing
News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Nokia Siemens notes improvement in components availability, and talks up mobile successes, but it's still tough going for the joint venture

Trash-Talkin' Android
Jonestown | 10/21/2010

2:35 PM Yet Steve Jobs & Co. are unlikely to follow Google down the path of low-cost, stripped-down Internet phones

Stanford Gets Google Fiber
Craig's A-List | 10/21/2010

1:30 PM The university will get gigabit access, and did we mention their football team sucks?

AT&T Wireline 'Good News' Not All That Good
News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Company sees first year-over-year growth in consumer revenue in more than two years, but the picture is still pretty ugly

AT&T Drunk on iPhone Success
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2010

But a mean hangover may be on the way once it loses exclusivity of its revenue-boosting device

No Sure Bets in NG PONs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/21/2010

Interest is growing, but is the world actually ready for next-generation PONs?

Verizon Plots 10 LTE Cities in West Virginia
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Country roads take me home, to the LTE where I belong, West Virginia, mobile broadband, country roads, take me home

Nokia's 'Unpolished Gems'
News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Nokia's new CEO juggles with his jewels as he identifies challenges, deals with shortages, and cuts jobs

BBWF: What a Riot!
EuroBlog | 10/21/2010

11:10 AM The Euro telecom community is heading to Paris for the Broadband World Forum next week – but what will it find?

Cisco Pops Pay-As-You-Go CMTS Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Cisco could disrupt the CMTS market with a new licensing model that lets MSOs only pay for the capacity they need

4G World: Sprint Ready to Play 'Leapfrog'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Carrier plots better multimode coverage and lower network costs with base station upgrades and add-ons

4G World: Clearwire Eyes a HD Future
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Once you've had a taste of mobile HD, you don't go back, according to Clearwire CCO Mike Sievert

Cable-Tec Expo: Cable Grapples With OTT Video
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Industry leaders insist cable must move away from decades-old business models and apply more flexibility to their video packages

Vodafone Unveils India 3G Timeline
News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Indian mobile operator Vodafone Essar ready to launch its 3G services in the first quarter of 2011

Femto Watch: Verizon Launches 3G Femto
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Verizon's 3G femto launch is the big news in small cells this week

Euronews: Oct. 21
News Analysis | 10/21/2010

Nokia, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, and France Telecom vie with the UK government for attention in today's Euro telecom news digest

British Broadband Cash Survives Cuts
News Analysis | 10/21/2010

The UK government Spending Review has implications for broadband investments and spectrum auctions

CTAM Summit: 3DTV Is Poised to Pop
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/20/2010

Programming exec predicts there will be as many as 40 dedicated 3D channels within five years

4G World: OMG!
Jonestown | 10/20/2010

3:20 PM Stupidest wireless acronym heard here in Chicago

Cable-Tec Expo: What's the Magic IPTV Number?
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/20/2010

Cable's debating how many 6MHz channels will be needed for IP video simulcasts, but 16 appears to be the agreed-upon long-term answer

Policy Charges Into 4G World
Policy Management News Analysis | 10/20/2010

Policy control is hot in Chicago this week as the 4G World show buzzes with new products and customer wins for SPIT specialists

4G World: Sprint's First-Mover Mixed Bag
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2010

Sprint plays up its first-mover advantage in 4G, but also admits it lost some customers in the early days

The Future of Broadband
EuroBlog | 10/20/2010

1:15 PM The broadband landscape has changed for good

4G World: The Strange Case of the Missing A-List Speakers
Jonestown | 10/20/2010

11:25 AM Clearwire's Morrow is a no-show at 4G World, sends CCO instead, which seems to be a trend at the event

4G World: AT&T to Go to 21Mbit/s HSPA+ in 2011?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/20/2010

AT&T may have let the cat out of the bag about its HSPA+ plans for 2011

4G World: Verizon Picks Up the Tab
Que Sera Sarah | 10/20/2010

11:00 AM Verizon will offer the unsubsidized Tab for $600, sandpaper not included

ASSIA Gets Behind DSL Management
News Analysis | 10/20/2010

Dynamic Spectrum Management specialist ASSIA breaks new ground as carriers cough up even more cash for CEO John Cioffi

Q&A: CENX – Carrier Ethernet Exchange
Ethernet Exposed | 10/20/2010

10:10 AM Nan Chen shares his vision of Carrier Ethernet exchange in the long term with Heavy Reading

BigBand Plots Plans for Comcast's CMAP
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/20/2010

BigBand raises QAM density bar with 40-port blade that snaps into its Media Services Platform, with an eye on Comcast's big box initiative

Euronews: Oct. 20
News Analysis | 10/20/2010

T-Mobile fires up LTE, C&W Worldwide trims its sails, and KPN pushes ahead with mobile data in today's roundup of European telecom news bits

Symbian Chief Exits
Wireless Bits | 10/20/2010

4:00 AM Is the Symbian Foundation closing down?

Cisco's Video Ambitions Go Network-Wide
News Analysis | 10/19/2010

The Medianet concept is expanding to turn the network into the platform for connecting and transcoding video – with Cisco leading the way

CableLabs Preps iPad App Framework
The Bauminator | 10/19/2010

5:45 PM CableLabs 'proof-of-concept' seeks out a common way for MSOs to develop apps that link iPads to older, non-IP set-tops using EBIF

Craig's A-List | 10/19/2010

3:35 PM What was in that building across from Altera? Anybody know?

4G World: Cisco's Smart Pipe Suggestions
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2010

Former Starent CEO and general manager of Cisco's mobile Internet group explains what mobile services will make money

4G World: AT&T Learns Lessons From iPad
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2010

AT&T emerging devices VP explains the iPad is one of the first steps in achieving a world where customers use many more wireless devices

Infinera Tanks on Q4 Outlook
News Analysis | 10/19/2010

Fair-weather investors flee as the DWDM business takes its lumps

Pitching: An Email Solution
The Philter | 10/19/2010

11:30 AM A simple form for complex times

Q&A: Neutral Tandem – Ethernet Exchange
Ethernet Exposed | 10/19/2010

10:00 AM Heavy Reading hears the plans of Neutral Tandem's Surendra Saboo and Jeff Beer

Mom's iPad Advice
Contentinople | 10/19/2010

9:35 AM Plus some actual iPad news

Time Warner Cable Hints at Video CDN Plan
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/19/2010

MSO exec references architecture featuring two master libraries, six regional caches, and 65 edge streaming locations

Javelin Partners Up
The Bauminator | 10/19/2010

9:15 AM Arris to hawk Javelin's new line of upstream-expanding cable taps and modules

Cable ITV: Is It a Real Business Yet?
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/19/2010

Cable's offering interactive apps to millions of subs, but networks, MSOs, and vendors are still figuring out how to split up the loot

Cable-Tec Expo Tchotchke Alert!
The Bauminator | 10/19/2010

8:00 AM And now a message from the Shameless Plug Department

Revenue Still the 4G Question
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/19/2010

Light Reading event shines light on differing revenue strategies for 4G deployments

NSN Ups TD-LTE Ante in India
News Analysis | 10/19/2010

In an effort to position itself as a key partner for India's BWA operators, NSN tests video calls over 2.3GHz spectrum with Aircel

Euronews: Oct. 19
News Analysis | 10/19/2010

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), Qualcomm, Wind Hellas, and CommProve feature in today’s news snips

Verivue Buys CoBlitz to Help Telcos
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/19/2010

Verivue snaps up a media distribution switch to help telcos optimize over-the-top traffic on their broadband networks

Infinera's Singh Moves On
Craig's A-List | 10/18/2010

8:15 PM After Lightera and Infinera, what would Jagdeep Singh do for an encore?

AirHop, picoChip Scale Back to 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2010

AirHop's self-organizing network technology, created for LTE, gets a 3G introduction inside a line of HSPA+ picocells

Casa's CMTS Gets Dense
The Bauminator | 10/18/2010

4:00 PM Cable IPTV is a big target for a new Casa CMTS that supports modules with 64 downstream and upstream ports

Docsis Gets Its EPON On
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/18/2010

CableLabs is close to releasing a spec for business services that grafts Docsis provisioning to EPON

Ciena Overhauls Product Names
Craig's A-List | 10/18/2010

2:50 PM It's about time the Ciena/Nortel portfolio got Activ

Moto to Unveil Commercial LTE Device
Que Sera Sarah | 10/18/2010

2:00 PM Motorola LTE USB device set to be unveiled in Chicago at 4G World

SeaChange Gives VoD a Shot of 'Adrenalin'
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/18/2010

SeaChange unveils TV Everywhere back-office service delivery software just as a cable-backed newcomer, BNI Video, starts to nip at its heels

WAC Beefs Up Its App Pack
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2010

32 companies join the operator-led open app movement as the group announces its first specs following the purchase of JIL

Tata Eyes India's 3G Gold Medal
AsiaBlog | 10/18/2010

8:35 AM Tata DoCoMo is likely to be the first private operator to offer 3G services in India, targeting the first week of November

Rovi Flips Switch on TV Widgets
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/18/2010

Rovi and FourthWall book a handful of widgets to ride on the 'Passport' cable guide

AlcaLu Pumps Up Backhaul Portfolio
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2010

Vendor adds more muscle to its backhaul gateway and boasts market leadership position

Clearwire Sets Big City 4G Launch Dates
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/18/2010

Clearwire and its partners name the day for Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco

Euronews: Oct. 18
News Analysis | 10/18/2010

KPN, BT, and the entire Hungarian telecom industry are under starter's orders for today's European telecom news sprint

Telcordia Warns of 'Digital Pearl Harbor'
News Analysis | 10/18/2010

Sizable cyber attack not only possible, but likely, if the networking industry doesn't change its negligent ways

ATCA Meets LTE Security
Craig's A-List | 10/15/2010

5:20 PM RadiSys finds a new category of product, but who knows if it'll last?

Alphion Finds GPON Success in India
News Analysis | 10/15/2010

Not that India's GPON is a huge market, but deployments with BSNL and MTNL are a source of pride for a small company in a crowded market

Huawei Makes SPIT Headway
EuroBlog | 10/15/2010

2:20 PM Announces Intelligent Optical Distribution Network for FTTH and a digital mall

ROADMs: What Do Service Providers Really Want?
Next-Generation ROADM News Analysis | 10/15/2010

Following our service provider interviews on ROADMs, we're putting out a reader poll so we don't seem so directionless. (Get it?)

MNP Boards India's Delay Train Again
AsiaBlog | 10/15/2010

10:50 AM Will mobile number portability ever get the green light in India?

The New CableCARD Rules
The Bauminator | 10/15/2010

Here's a snapshot of what else went into the FCC's shot at CableCARD reform

FCC's Bill Shock Starting Pistol
EuroBlog | 10/15/2010

8:50 AM Expect a sprint to the doors of the mobile operators following the FCC's 'bill shock' announcement

Cable Guys Buck Up for BNI Video
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/15/2010

Comcast, Time Warner Cable invest millions in video back-office firm that's poised to help cable compete with Netflix and other OTT threats

Scrambling for Africa, M&A-Style
News Analysis | 10/15/2010

A report from Pyramid Research explores how M&A possibilities could affect the complex competitive dynamics at play in the AME market

Euronews: Oct. 15
News Analysis | 10/15/2010

Sony Ericsson, Interoute, and Telenor are among those 'doing the do' in today's roundup of European telcom news nibbles

Video Gets Squeezed
Craig's A-List | 10/15/2010

6:00 AM There's another wave of compression waiting to happen

Sony Ericsson's Mixed Bag
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2010

A mix of positives and negatives in device manufacturer's third-quarter results

OS Watch: Android Earns Its Reputation
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/15/2010

Google's stellar Q3, Microsoft's comeback cry, N900's MeeGo moment, and more

FCC Opens the Way for More HD-DTAs
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/14/2010

Cable chip and box makers could get a healthy lift after the FCC exempts the deployment of one-way, HD-capable DTA boxes

Q&A: AboveNet Communications
Ethernet Exposed | 10/14/2010

2:25 PM CTO Rajiv Datta sits down with Heavy Reading

Interoute Looks Tasty
EuroBlog | 10/14/2010

1:55 PM How much longer can the European network remain independent?

FCC Shoots Down TiVo's SDV Proposal
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/14/2010

The FCC approved several rules aimed at fixing the CableCARD approach, but TiVo's 'IP Backchannel' idea didn't make the cut

Pitching: A Practical Guide
The Philter | 10/14/2010

11:30 AM Hey, PR people. Phil has stopped doing his job long enough to tell you how to do yours. What a guy!

Verizon Gets iPad With a WiFi Twist
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2010

Verizon Wireless will start selling the iPad bundled with a MiFi mobile broadband hotspot

AOL to Buy Yahoo?
Contentinople | 10/14/2010

10:00 AM The word is out that AOL is circling the search giant

Metaswitch CEO: VoIP + Mobility = $$
News Analysis | 10/14/2010

Voice isn't irrelevant yet and VoIP is in its infancy, says Metaswitch CEO Kevin DeNuccio, who predicts much bigger things to come

Dragonwave Snaps Up Pseudowire Specialist
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2010

Microwave backhaul vendor shells out for pseudowire technology specialist Axerra, a move that brings it in line with its rivals, says analyst

NSN Buys Turkish Services Firm
News Analysis | 10/14/2010

Nokia Siemens acquisition of Turkish professional services specialist could cause problems for the likes of Ericsson and Huawei

Euronews: Oct. 14
News Analysis | 10/14/2010

NSN, Telecom Italia, Telekom Srbija, and Telekomunikacja Polska are the quite-hard-to-pronounce names in today's roundup of telecom Euronews

T Italia's Latino Lunge
EuroBlog | 10/14/2010

4:50 AM Italian operator takes majority control of Telecom Argentina

IBM Courts Telcos in the Cloud
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/14/2010

Rather than compete with its biggest customers, IBM is offering a new cloud services platform that will help telcos target the enterprise

Cisco ASR 9000: Nonstop Video
Video Resources | 10/14/2010

Cisco ASR 9000 delivers non-stop video experience as has been proven by Miercom test. When Miercom removed a controller (RSP) card from an active ASR 9000, traffic continued to flow as if nothing had happened. Cisco is so confident we show it live.

Javelin Jabs at Gigabit Cable Upstream
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/13/2010

Javelin has quietly developed a line of modules and taps to help cable build fresh upstream capacity above the 1GHz ceiling

Qualcomm Gets Social With iSkoot Buy
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2010

Qualcomm Innovation Center acquires social-networking app iSkoot to optimize network usage and build its feature phone play

Broadcom to Buy a 4G Strategy Via Beceem
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2010

Broadcom is now ready to take on Qualcomm, Intel, and others in LTE and WiMax, buying out one of the key silicon startups in the '4G' market

Android Transformation
The Philter | 10/13/2010

10:55 AM When carriers guide Android's openness, consumers get great features and more mobile choices

Clearwire's Spectrum Sale
Wireless Bits | 10/13/2010

9:30 AM WiMax operator reportedly looking to raise billions

India's Vodafone Essar Names 3G Suppliers
News Analysis | 10/13/2010

India's third-largest mobile operator turns to Ericsson and Nokia Siemens for 3G gear and professional services

LTE Voice Lag Leaves Operators Vulnerable
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/13/2010

Heavy Reading Insider report finds that operators dare not wait too long to deliver voice services over LTE networks

NTT POPs Into Europe
News Analysis | 10/13/2010

Adding VPN points of presence as its DiData acquisition progresses will put more pressure on incumbent international operators

Vidiom Pitches Prepackaged Cable IPTV
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/13/2010

Verimatrix, BigBand, Avail-TVN, and Harmonic among partners for company's 'turnkey' IPTV platform for Tier 2/3 MSOs

Euronews: Oct. 13
News Analysis | 10/13/2010

TDC, BT, and C&W Worldwide are just some of the initials at large in today's roundup of Euro telecom news nibbles

Q&A: Equinix – Carrier Ethernet Exchange
Ethernet Exposed | 10/13/2010

5:00 AM Heavy Reading talks Carrier Ethernet Exchange with Equinix's Jim Poole

FaceTime to Get More Face Time
Que Sera Sarah | 10/12/2010

5:25 PM Video calling is the new SMS

Cable SDV Makes Bid for a Tech Renaissance
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/12/2010

Expected growth from Comcast and Charter, and potential for Tier 2/3 MSOs to jump in, led Heavy Reading to bump up 2010 SDV estimates

Well, Duh!
Jonestown | 10/12/2010

3:10 PM No LTE iPhone for Verizon in 2011, just like we told you last year

BT Dips on Green Report
News Analysis | 10/12/2010

Report says UK government fixed telecom services spending could be cut by hundreds of millions per year – bad news for BT and C&W Worldwide

Road Testing LTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/12/2010

A preview of the world's first commercial LTE network shows that LTE is ready to take mobile broadband performance to the next level

Operator Views on Next-Gen ROADMs
LRTV Documentaries | 10/12/2010

Executives from AT&T and Verizon talk about the drivers and their requirements for next-generation ROADMs, including colorless, directionless, and contentionless functionality

Dancing With Dividends
Rewired | 10/12/2010

12:25 PM Telecom stocks have risen on the popularity of their dividends, but analyst Craig Moffett says it isn't sustainable

Que Sera Sarah | 10/12/2010

11:55 AM Consumers don't know what they are, but they want them!

CEAP Market Powers Through Storm
Ethernet Exposed | 10/12/2010

9:30 AM The Carrier Ethernet market continues to overcome macro-level barriers

DiData Deal Spells Bad News for SIs
News Analysis | 10/12/2010

Systems integrators set to suffer as NTT's buy of global IT services firm signals carrier's move to hosted, managed, and cloud services

AlcaLu Opens Ops Hub in India
News Analysis | 10/12/2010

Vendor's regional delivery center in Bangalore to provide managed services to carriers, a market that's set for stellar growth

Euronews: Oct. 12
News Analysis | 10/12/2010

Microsoft, CENX, and TeliaSonera are all under the spotlight on Europe's news stage

The Mobile Customer Experience
LRTV Documentaries | 10/12/2010

Execs from AT&T, Samsung, Livewire Mobile, and U.S. Cellular offer some ideas on what mobile service providers can do to improve the customer experience

Comcast Whips Up More WiFi
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/11/2010

MSO revs up 'Xfinity WiFi' in greater Philly and parts of New Jersey and Delaware, but can't commit on where the product will show up next

Cisco's ūmi in Action
Craig's A-List | 10/11/2010

5:00 PM A glimpse of the user interface

Cisco Umi: Voicemail Demo
LRTV Soundbites | 10/11/2010

What it looks like to leave a voicemail message (if you want to call it that) in umi telepresence

Cisco Umi: Self-View Demo
LRTV Soundbites | 10/11/2010

From the Umi press launch: a demo of the self-view mode, where you can see how you look to the other person

CENX Extends Ethernet Exchange Reach
News Analysis | 10/11/2010

Ethernet exchange company opens for business in five new locations around the world, and says it welcomes the heat of competition

TeliaSonera Limits P2P Over LTE
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/11/2010

There's no peer-to-peer file sharing free-for-all on TeliaSonera's LTE network as the operator puts its policy control smarts to work

Google TV Guns for Cable Deals
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/11/2010

Google's already knocking on MSO doors about its TV platform, asking how it can duplicate the integration it's managed with Dish

Data Surge Fuels Policy Control Boom
Policy Management News Analysis | 10/11/2010

Carriers are investing in policy control servers so they can manage data traffic growth, improve customer experience, and generate extra revenues

Euronews: Oct. 11
News Analysis | 10/11/2010

VimpelCom, Nokia Siemens Networks, and Everything Everywhere are the movers'n'shakers in today's roundup of Euro telecom news nibbles

CTIA 2010: What Did We Learn?
Jonestown | 10/8/2010

6:00 PM The CTIA fall show is done: So what's the verdict?

Photos: Google TV-Logitech Gearfest
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/8/2010

We came, we saw, we took some snapshots

CTIA 2010: OS Watch Hits CTIA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/8/2010

Symbian wants to be the Android alternative, SPB helps carriers keep their identity, and MeeGo's a no-go, as we check out the OS outlook at CTIA

Turkcell Heads to Germany
Wireless Bits | 10/8/2010

6:20 AM Turkish mobile giant to offer 3G services in Germany

CTIA 2010: Swyped Away
Que Sera Sarah | 10/8/2010

5:45 AM Once you start Swyping, you don't stop

Euronews: Oct. 8
News Analysis | 10/8/2010

BT, Vodafone, and Tiscali take a bow in today's digest of European telecom news nuggets

Huawei, AT&T, and the NSA
AsiaBlog | 10/8/2010

5:00 AM Reports suggest US agents warned AT&T against deploying Huawei equipment

CTIA 2010: The Show in Pictures
Slide Shows | 10/8/2010

On the last day of CTIA, we leave you with another set of images from the show floor

CTIA 2010: Verizon's App Attack
LRTV Interviews | 10/7/2010

Verizon's Jennifer Byrne talks about the carrier's plans to expand its mobile app store and how social networking and media sharing will get a big boost when LTE kicks in

CTIA 2010: Sprint Tuning Up '4G' in San Fran
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2010

Employees already on live WiMax network at CTIA; will Sprint announce more mobile broadband markets at 4G World?

CTIA 2010: Sprint Finds an ID
Slide Shows | 10/7/2010

With sub-$200 Android phones and a new way of bundling applications, Sprint shows us that it intends to bring order to Android's openness

Alvarion Hearts TD-LTE
AsiaBlog | 10/7/2010

3:50 PM WiMax vendor lands deal that includes TD-LTE migration path

CTIA 2010: LTE's Big 38
Jonestown | 10/7/2010

3:25 PM Watch Verizon's video cliff notes on their LTE announcement at CTIA

CTIA 2010: Vlingo Takes On Oprah
Que Sera Sarah | 10/7/2010

3:05 PM Oprah says no phones at all in the car; Vlingo has an alternative

Cable ITV Braces for 'Template Tension'
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/7/2010

The use of uniform templates will accelerate cable's ITV efforts, but programmers want more look and feel flexibility

AT&T Preps for Euro Cloudburst
News Analysis | 10/7/2010

Opens another London data center as demand for managed and hosted services grows

CTIA 2010: Unfragging the App
Craig's A-List | 10/7/2010

12:35 PM Write once, distribute many – many times over

BT Relaxed on FTTX Unbundling
EuroBlog | 10/7/2010

12:05 PM As regulator lays down the rules, BT kicks back and sips a cocktail

CTIA Update: Day 2 at CTIA E&A
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2010

Here is our quick daily digest of what folks are talking about so far at the CTIA Enterprise & Applications show in San Francisco

CTIA 2010: Mary Dillon's Belief Project
LRTV Interviews | 10/7/2010

U.S. Cellular Corp. CEO Mary Dillon talks about how she aims to keep mobile customers loyal

Verizon's LTE Tease
Jonestown | 10/7/2010

10:30 AM More markets announced, but not much more to go on as Verizon keeps showing us a little LTE leg

CTIA 2010: Samsung's Mobile Enterprise Ambitions
LRTV Interviews | 10/7/2010

Samsung says the real difference between enterprise and consumer smartphones is in the software. Also, the phrase 'going forward' makes a strong comeback

LightSquared Names LTE Suppliers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2010

LTE wholesale network operator announces chipset and device partners, and pins down deal with Nokia Siemens Networks

Telus Turns to AlcaLu for Digital Store
News Analysis | 10/7/2010

The Canadian service provider is AlcaLu's first announced customer for a managed and hosted app store service

Dish's Google TV Exclusive Will Be Brief
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/7/2010

Dish's de facto exclusive hold on the Google TV platform will change when others develop the necessary 'pairing protocol'

Verizon Ready for ūmi Mania
News Analysis | 10/7/2010

Service provider will resell Cisco consumer video product in early 2011 and expects commercial applications to follow quickly

Euronews: Oct 7
News Analysis | 10/7/2010

TeliaSonera's LTE, Vodafone Italy's HSPA+, BT's FTTX, and Comverse's NetCentrex unit in today's European platter of news nibbles

TeliaSonera Shares Verizon's LTE Tablet Desire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/7/2010

Swedish operator has its eye on tablets for its LTE network, given the mobile data usage patterns of its 4G customers

CTIA 2010: Mobile Challenges for CIOs
LRTV Interviews | 10/6/2010

InformationWeek's Bob Evans speaks with Light Reading's Sarah Reedy about the balance among enterprise security, personal productivity, and unfettered mobility

PTO Affirms TiVo's 'Time Warp'
The Bauminator | 10/6/2010

5:50 PM Patent and Trademark Office affirms validity of key patent in the lengthy TiVo-Dish DVR war

Rumor: iPhone's Coming to Verizon
LR Mobile Rumors | 10/6/2010

JD Power Ratings Not All Sunshine for Telcos
Rewired | 10/6/2010

5:10 PM AT&T and Verizon did well by comparison to cable, but consumers of all services are becoming more price-sensitive

CTIA 2010: Verizon Ups LTE Launch to 38 Cities
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2010

But the operator still isn't saying when it will throw the switch on LTE this year

CTIA 2010: Sybase, CTIA Trash-Talk Regulation
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2010

For mobile commerce to make a difference for the unbanked, the industry needs standardization without regulation, Sybase CEO says

Cisco's TelePresence Enters New Chamber
News Analysis | 10/6/2010

TelePresence is no longer confined to the office – now it's ready for the US living room. And it's called ūmi...

Watch Out, RIM!
AsiaBlog | 10/6/2010

11:35 AM Who needs BlackBerry when you can turn to BharatBerry?

Au Revoir, NetCentrex?
News Analysis | 10/6/2010

As a struggling Comverse faces up to financial pressures, its NetCentrex VoIP outfit looks set to become a victim of the cuts

Copper Ethernet Goes EEE
Craig's A-List | 10/6/2010

10:30 AM The new power-saving IEEE standard doesn't apply to optical interfaces, but give it time

CTIA 2010: Android Invades CTIA
Que Sera Sarah | 10/6/2010

10:10 AM And takes on the enterprise too

CTIA 2010: Startup Pitches Mobile Streaming Alternative
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2010

Opanga offers a pre-positioned alternative to streaming bandwidth-intensive video to mobile phones

Charter’s Top Customer Service Exec Exiting
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/6/2010

Joe Stackhouse is heading out as Charter prepares to restructure its customer service operations

CTIA 2010: Location Apps Go Cross-Carrier
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2010

AT&T and Verizon Wireless let Loc-aid in to help app developers take their location-based services across different carriers

CTIA 2010: Interop Preps for 4G Messaging
Que Sera Sarah | 10/6/2010

9:00 AM Interop introduces SMS to 4G

Much Ado About M2M
Wireless Bits | 10/6/2010

8:35 AM Are mobile operators ready for M2M?

Huawei Lands Italian Job
EuroBlog | 10/6/2010

7:45 AM Chinese vendor to announce FTTX equipment deal with Vodafone Italy

KT Launches Private Cloud
AsiaBlog | 10/6/2010

7:00 AM Korean carrier launches large private cloud for mobile data services and internal use

Wireless Coverage Coming to NYC Subway
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2010

But you won't be able to use it if you have a CDMA phone

CTIA Update: Day 1 at CTIA E&A
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/6/2010

Here is our first look at what is making headlines so far at the CTIA Enterprise & Applications show in San Francisco

Boku's Voodoo Coup
Wireless Bits | 10/6/2010

5:30 AM Vodafone UK rides the mobile payments wave with specialist vendor Boku

Euronews: Oct. 6
News Analysis | 10/6/2010

BT, Orange, and Nokia are the big beasts in today's Euro telecom news jungle

Google Loosens Up on Data Center Optics
News Analysis | 10/5/2010

A loosening of the specs on optical modules might save money. Google wants to find out – and wants to know if Amazon and Facebook do too

iSuppli’s AppleTV Teardown: $61.98 in Materials
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/5/2010

Apple's new streaming box drastically improves margins over the first-gen TV device, which 'appeared to be a near give-away'

Cisco Turns Up the Apps Delivery Dial
News Analysis | 10/5/2010

With its Application Velocity pitch, Cisco tackles four key areas: app delivery, customer experience, the 'cloud,' and pro services

CTIA 2010: Mobile TV Vendors Learn From FLO TV
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2010

MobiTV and Siano learn from the mistakes of Qualcomm's FLO TV service as they try to make TV take off on the small screen in the US

CTIA: It's Still About LTE
Jonestown | 10/5/2010

11:35 AM Waiting for more tidbits about next-gen technology from Verizon and others

Operators Fight Back on Smartphone Signaling
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/5/2010

Operators tell smartphone vendors to support a new standard for fast dormancy in a bid to reduce signaling traffic on the network

A Brave New Frontier – in an RV
News Analysis | 10/5/2010

Frontier execs are going local, meeting with new employees and customers in the Verizon territories they purchased

NDS Cracks the US Cable Code
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/5/2010

Pitching integration know-how and other professional services – not cable products tweaked for the US – helps UK-based NDS gain ground

Juniper Amasses 100G Optical Team
News Analysis | 10/5/2010

The company, not typically known for its optical prowess, plans to vertically integrate its way into the 100G coherent generation

Euronews: Oct. 5
News Analysis | 10/5/2010

Acision, Telekom Austria, and Harbinger Capital all put their accountants to work in today's Euro news roundup

India Sees Surge in Mobile Apps Startups
News Analysis | 10/5/2010

The growing focus of the operators on apps stores, and demand for data services, has fueled India's mobile apps development startup sector

Comcast Homes In on Security Services
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/4/2010

MSO's home security service, launched in Houston, ties broadband access with home monitoring and energy conservation

Facebook Movie Makes $23M
Contentinople | 10/4/2010

3:35 PM The Social Network had a big opening weekend, but some still see problems in the story

Skype Snares CEO From Cisco's Ranks
News Analysis | 10/4/2010

Tony Bates will make the move to Luxembourg, while Padmasree Warrior takes his place at the helm of Cisco's enterprise group

HBO Is GO for Google TV
The Bauminator | 10/4/2010

1:30 PM Google's upcoming TV platform to get a premium shot in the arm with HBO's 'authenticated' broadband video offering

T-Mobile on a Roll
Que Sera Sarah | 10/4/2010

11:40 AM Christmas is coming early for T-Mob with new handsets and new HSPA+ markets

Verizon Throws Millions at Mystery Data Fee Furor
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2010

A ghost in the machine caused the mystery data fees that fired up Verizon customers; FCC looking into the matter

Rise & Shine
The Philter | 10/4/2010

11:25 AM Our daily newsletters are getting to your inbox earlier. Starting now

India's Startups in Line for More Spectrum
AsiaBlog | 10/4/2010

10:00 AM New mobile licensees could get more spectrum at the expense of furious incumbent operators

The Book on Paul Bonenfant
Craig's A-List | 10/4/2010

9:35 AM The family of the recently deceased analyst wants your help on a project

PCI Compliance Lagging, Study Says
News Analysis | 10/4/2010

Verizon study finds only 22% of companies adhere to standards for protecting credit card information

Ericsson Holds Back on BSNL Bid
AsiaBlog | 10/4/2010

9:15 AM Opted out of GSM expansion tender in India due to new procedures

LightSquared Lands $850M for LTE Build
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/4/2010

US LTE newcomer secures additional financing, signs up wholesale customers, and brings forward spectrum access deal with Inmarsat

AT&T Woos Mobile Developers
Wireless Bits | 10/4/2010

8:50 AM Carrier to open three new development centers

Avail-TVN Bankrolls $30M TV Everywhere Play
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/4/2010

Company spending big on central 'super' headend with 5 petabytes of storage that will ship video to TVs, PCs, iPads, and smartphones

Euronews: Oct. 4
News Analysis | 10/4/2010

Vimpelcom goes shopping and BT tests fiber demand in today's European telecom news

Testing Cisco's Mobile Network, Part II
LRTV Interviews | 10/4/2010

Why the emphasis on core routers when the whole idea was supposed to be to talk about mobile networks? Also, how's that Starent box doing under Cisco's charge?

LTE Watch: The CTIA & '4G'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/3/2010

Verizon to talk '4G' at CTIA, San Fran to get next-gen network by year's end, and questions arise about MetroPCS LTE network performance

Recovery Act Finale
Craig's A-List | 10/1/2010

5:50 PM Oh yeah, the deadline for that stimulus money happened

Q&A: ivi Inc. Founder & CEO Todd Weaver
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/1/2010

Weaver says he won't back down from a copyright fight that pits the Web TV startup against the ‘Big Four’ broadcasters

SPIT Watch: HP's Cloud Hire
News Analysis | 10/1/2010

AT&T's former cloud evangelist Joe Weinman resurfaces, M&A vultures circle Comverse, and Openet lays claim to new service provider IT niche

AlcaLu, Ciena Look Good for Verizon RFP
News Analysis | 10/1/2010

It's probably not going to be Huawei, and that leaves the new AlcaLu and Ciena boxes as favorites for Verizon's core optical plans, analysts figure

EarthLink Back in the Game, Buys ITC
News Analysis | 10/1/2010

Joins CLEC consolidation trend with $516M grab of regional Southeastern carrier

Leading Lights Finalists: Mobile Products
Jonestown | 10/1/2010

10:50 AM Why we picked what we picked for our Leading Lights mobile products category

OS Watch: Samsung, Sony Ericsson Ditch Symbian
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2010

Android's rise continues, as does Symbian's fall; RIM thinks QNX; and more in this week's OS musings

Leading Lights Finalists: Private Company of the Year
Wireless Bits | 10/1/2010

10:25 AM Find out why the chosen seven companies made the list

Danaher Splashes $300M on More Test Assets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 10/1/2010

M&A spree continues with the acquisition of test tool vendor Keithley Instruments, which will join Danaher's Tektronix family

Open Up & Say: 'TV Everywhere'
LR Cable News Analysis | 10/1/2010

TradeHarbor targets cable customer care and on-the-go video services with voice-based sign-on and authentication

Euronews: Oct. 1
News Analysis | 10/1/2010

Everything Everywhere, France Telecom, Telecom Italia, the Atlantic Ocean, and the EC feature in today's news snippets from the Old Continent

Keeping Pace in a 100G World
100G News Analysis | 10/1/2010

A new Light Reading briefing center will keep you up to date on all things 100G

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