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Star Spangled Burrito
Monkey Bidness | 4/29/2006

Jose can you see?

Where's the WiFi, Palm?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/28/2006

Treo smartphone line still lacks devices that can support WiFi and cellular

Ethernet Expo Europe En Photos
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

Light Reading's first big Ethernet bash in Europe was a big success

NAB 2006: Starring IP as Itself
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

NAB 2006 this week was all about IP, TV, and IPTV

ARRIS E-MTA Shipments Soar
BroadBananas | 4/28/2006

ARRIS has become the first vendor to ship more than 1 million embedded multimedia terminal adapters (E-MTAs) in a single calendar quarter.

Downloads Guide
The Philter | 4/28/2006

What's online this week?

BT Says 21CN Deadline Hasn't Moved
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

As rumors circulate about BT's 21CN efforts in Wales, a BT exec says it could be 2011 before the carrier switches off its PSTN

Roach Robot!
Jonestown | 4/28/2006

Friday's weird science bit.

Matt Beal, Program Director, BT's 21CN
LRTV Interviews | 4/28/2006

BT Group plc's 21CN program director Matt Beal talks about the carrier's progress with the most massive network transformation in its history.

Ericsson's Enterprise Leg
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/28/2006

Ericsson's enterprise chief for North America talks about helping companies mobilize

Startups Make the Case for Mobile TV
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

A raft of new players, including startups, are making the case to build a parallel mobile TV network

Vonage Targets $500M From IPO
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

SEC filing shows the VOIP specialist plans to net nearly $500M from an IPO that would value it at around $2.65B

Mobile TV's XXX Factor
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

Mobile video uptake in Europe and Asia is driven largely by porn

NAB 2006 in Pictures
News Analysis | 4/28/2006

At NAB 2006, everything is video-enabled, from mobile devices to helicopters

Cisco, Nokia Team on FMC
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/27/2006

Cisco takes another run at fixed-mobile convergence, this time with a little help from the Finns

Ericsson's Way Forward
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/27/2006

Telecom vendor launches new telecom platform for mobile enterprise apps

Vitesse Woes Worsen
News Analysis | 4/27/2006

Earnings going back to 2003 might have to be restated, the chip maker's board reports

Alcatel Battles Margin Pressures
News Analysis | 4/27/2006

Revenues are up and its IP gear position is strengthening, but higher costs and lower prices hit Alcatel's profitability

In-Building Cellular vs. Wireless LAN
LR Mobile Column | 4/27/2006

The market for in-building wireless is set to accelerate, but dedicated indoor cellular systems will have to compete with low-cost wireless LAN

IPTV MiddleWARs: Far From Over
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/27/2006

Those thinking that Microsoft has sewn up the IPTV middleware space should think again.

Redback Results Fail to Impress
News Analysis | 4/27/2006

Investors snub the stock despite pro-forma profits and a forecast for more revenue growth

Craig Farrill, CEO, Kodiak Networks
UNTV Interviews | 4/27/2006

Craig Farrill, CEO of {complink 2970|Kodiak Networks Inc.}, talks about how the right kind of voice applications can drive mobile minutes usage up and give carriers a big advantage over free calling services, such as Skype.

India's Telcos Watch MTNL for IPTV
News Analysis | 4/27/2006

MTNL is positioning itself to launch India's first commercial IPTV service

Draft What?
Nearpoints | 4/26/2006

Early 802.11n benchmarks indicate there's still a long way to go for standardized MIMO.

AT&T Delivers DSL Gains, Phone Line Losses
BroadBananas | 4/26/2006

AT&T successfully battled cable operators in the high-speed data arena in the first quarter, but lost ground in its core telephone business.

From Ape to Caballero
Monkey Bidness | 4/26/2006

Spaniards want to lower ape status.

Google Eases the Third Screen Blues
Wireless Buzz | 4/26/2006

Better mobile search results from the big daddy of browsing.

AT&T vs Alyssa Milano
The Philter | 4/26/2006

The battle for the Internet is ON.

Sprint Revenue Up, Profit Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Sprint Nextel reported a decrease in profits for Q1, as new customer growth failed to make up for massive merger costs

Cisco/Moto Deal Dies
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/26/2006

A cellular/WiFi roaming technology partnership between Cisco and Motorola lacked carrier support and fell flat

Pandora's Jukebox
The Martin Chronicles | 4/26/2006

Your personal music virtual DJ, just a click away.

Sprint Nextel Revenues Up, Profits Down
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Sprint Nextel reported a decrease in profits for Q1 2006, as new customer growth failed to make up for massive merger costs

MEF Certifies Seven
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Metro Ethernet Forum awards seven operators with Carrier Ethernet Service certificates

Visto Looks North
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Canadian telco Telus offers white-label mobile email solution

21CN: It's an Ethernet Thing
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

BT's next-gen network is essentially a massive end-to-end Ethernet network, says BT's Matt Beal

Swisscom Eats Up Ethernet
Globalcomm News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Telco tech chief says Ethernet is much cheaper than alternatives and that its Microsoft IPTV plan is back on track

Paint It Wacky
Monkey Bidness | 4/26/2006

Sir Mick moves downmarket.

Cisco/Moto Cellular/WiFi Deal is Dead/Gone
Globalcomm News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Deal? No deal. A cellular/WiFi roaming technology partnership between Cisco and Motorola lacked carrier support and fell flat

Extreme Slump Continues
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Ethernet player reports a weak quarter and sales struggles appear to be continuing

Alcatel, Lucent Face 3G Decision
News Analysis | 4/26/2006

Among the many strategy questions facing the pending merger is what to do in 3G wireless

Rogers Posts Robust Q1 Results
Cable Guy | 4/26/2006

HBO Exec: Sling Slags Copyrights
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

Sling Media says its video 'place-shifting' box helps content owners, but HBO's CTO says he's not so sure

Cisco Speaks Enterprise
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/25/2006

Tech heavyweights join to create new de facto VOIP standards

It's Tough Out There
Cutting Loose | 4/25/2006

As earnings reports show, major vendors and providers have not figured out the enterprise market

Dark (& Stealthy) Reading
The Philter | 4/25/2006

What the hell is Dark Reading?

You Say 'MIMO,' I Say 'Cook Book'
ShoreLines | 4/25/2006

But who gets served in the 802.11n race?

Colt CTO: Let's Get Simple
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

It's Ethernet and IP all the way, says Colt tech boss at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo Europe

Lucent Plays Waiting Game in Q2
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

Company's sales are off because of slower carrier deployments and consolidation across the industry

TeleCIS Has Portable WiMax Chip
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/25/2006

WiMax chipset maker is getting ready to ship a chip designed to bring portability to fixed WiMax

Qwest on Bandwidth
The Philter | 4/25/2006

How much data can we actually consume?

Verizon on Bandwidth
The Philter | 4/25/2006

Of course we need 100 Mbit/s.

AT&T on Bandwidth
The Philter | 4/25/2006

Will we need 100 Mbit/s in 5 years?

Zhone Zooms Into Ethernet First Mile
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

Zhone launches itself into the standards-based Ethernet over copper access market with the launch of new products

Prince & Pizza Toppings
The Philter | 4/25/2006

Market research meets purple prose.

Securing the Burbs
Jonestown | 4/25/2006

Is NY county on the cutting edge of WiFi legislation or holding back the tide?

TeleCIS Has Portable WiMax Chip
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

WiMax chipset maker TeleCIS is getting ready to ship a chip designed to bring portability to fixed WiMax

LR Picks Best New Services
News Analysis | 4/25/2006

Your fearless editors pick the best in content delivery, fixed/mobile wireless, and 3G

NBC Exec: IPTV's No Big Deal
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Broadcasters believe they must get ready for IPTV distribution but don't really see anything special about it

The Content Question
Nearpoints | 4/24/2006

Content is indeed king, but the king is going to need a lot of costumes.

SecureWave's Security Key
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Security software agents that help protect against data theft neatly divide the user community

RFID: The Quiz
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Is the asset tracking technology ripe for small and medium-sized businesses?

Clearwire Wins Winbeam
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

It's no Sprint/Nextel, but Clearwire's acquisition of rural service provider will mean more play in the 2.5GHz range

Net Neutrality Primer
The Philter | 4/24/2006

This isn't about [expletive] censorship.

Poll: Merging Is Surging
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Readers think the best way to build a big company is by acquiring smaller pieces - but which ones?

John Krzywicki, VP Marketing, Strategy & Business Development, GigaBeam
UNTV Interviews | 4/24/2006

John Krzywicki, VP of Marketing, Strategy, and Business Development, for GigaBeam, tells UNTV that fixed wireless can provide a reliable, low-cost network connection with high data transfer speeds, and all the security of a fiber-connected data link.

Newport Snares 21CN Exec
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Session border controller vendor Newport Networks has hired BT's 21CN chief voice architect as its new CTO

Tropos Turns Up the Radios
News Analysis | 4/24/2006

Sources say Tropos will release a wireless router with multiple radios, as muni wireless contracts roll in

Fastweb Races Ahead in First Quarter
BroadBananas | 4/21/2006

Italian triple-play provider Fastweb added 80,000 customers in the first quarter, bringing its total to 794,000 as of March 31, 2006. It marks the company's best-ever quarterly gain.

Making Tracks With the MTA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/21/2006

Siemens overcomes 'urban canyon' effect for MTA project in NYC

Riverbed Makes It Official
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

The startup has an IPO planned for the second half of the year that could raise $75M

Video Franchise Gains Steam in DC
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

A national video franchise has built momentum in Congress and now has a decent chance of becoming law in 2006

Sylantro Raises Another $11M
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

IP Centrex vendor raises another venture capital round but keeps the funding quiet

Flight to Satellite, Part II
The Philter | 4/21/2006

Satellite radio is still soaring.

Movers & Shakers: Help Pick 'Em
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

It's time to bring back the epic Light Reading list. Feed us your input

Numbers Temper Ericsson M&A Plans
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

Ericsson's CEO dampened any M&A expectations as the vendor presented Q1 results that missed analyst expectations

W Does Cisco
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

Playing host to President Bush and Governor Schwarzenegger, Cisco is taking precautions including leaving employees home

Queen Elizabeth Turns 80
Monkey Bidness | 4/21/2006

Vows to outlive Charles.

Foundry Scores a Near Miss
News Analysis | 4/21/2006

Stock drops after-hours as net income comes a penny short of analyst expectations

Sprint Scoops Up UbiquiTel
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Sprint Nextel has bought another Sprint affliliate, UbiquiTel, for $1.3B

Nokia Phones In a Profit
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Even with some added drama involving Qualcomm, Nokia posted a strong profit for the first quarter of 2006

NeuStar Buys DNS Player
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Moves further into IP interconnectivity services with plans to buy the DNS management company UltraDNS for $61.8M

Alltel Rolls Lucky Seven
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Carriers broaden enterprise mobile email offerings

Nokia: No Enterprise Love
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Nokia blames e-Series delays for lackluster enterprise results for Q1 2006

The Rising Cost of Mobile Malware
LR Mobile Column | 4/20/2006

Although most mobile malware has been of the nuisance variety, it's a mistake to downplay a threat that is already affecting the bottom line.

Nokia Mobile Man Jumps
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/20/2006

One of the people behind Symbol's original WLAN switch turns up at Aruba

Avici Soars on Q1 Numbers
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Record quarterly revenue, nearly all from AT&T, sends core router's stock soaring by more than 80 percent

Juniper Defends Core Business in Q1
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

The company faces a Q2 shortfall while trying to defray concerns about its fate after the Alcatel/Lucent merger

Oracle Unveils SDP Plans
News Analysis | 4/20/2006

Database giant takes on Microsoft and other big hitters with its big push into the service delivery platform sector

Optical's Future Looks Brighter
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Optical heavyweights gather in New York to plot the new world of booming applications, bandwidth, and flexible networks

A Demographic of One
The Martin Chronicles | 4/19/2006

Here's some advice for sat radio: give me my own channel!

Cingular: Wireless Indicator?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Carrier posts good numbers, but will a rising tide raise all boats?

UPC Counts 1 Million European Cable Phone Customers
BroadBananas | 4/19/2006

Liberty Global Inc.'s UPC Broadband has topped the one-million mark for cable telephone customers in its European footprint, having doubled its customer base over the last 15 months.

Solarflare, Level 5 Get the Merge Urge
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Linked by a common investor, the 10-Gig Ethernet startups are merging and getting an extra funding boost

Is That a Q in Your Pocket?
Jonestown | 4/19/2006

Not yet... but user groups claim the first sighting of the fabled Moto smartphone.

Cingular Churns Out Profit in Q1
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Cingular's revenues and earnings were up as it cut customer churn and data service usage increased

Cisco Fertilizes Widevine
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Cisco joins latest round of investment in digital rights management specialist Widevine, along with Canadian carrier Telus

Motorola Maps Mesh Upgrade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/19/2006

802.11s wide-area WiFi standard expected to benefit municipalities, enterprises

Lucatel: French Staff Not Safe
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Lucent says Alcatel's French staff are as much in the firing line as Lucent employees when it comes to headcount reductions

Meriton Adds KT to BT
News Analysis | 4/19/2006

Optical systems vendor scores metro win at Korea Telecom to add to its BT account

HD Test Patterns
The Philter | 4/19/2006

This is only a test.

What's Wrong With Big Dumb Pipes?
Nearpoints | 4/18/2006

I sense a certain aggravation with telecom operators, especially the wireless guys.

Moto Rides RAZR to Strong Q1
News Analysis | 4/18/2006

Vendor's network equipment business continues to sag while its handset sales keep the company looking sharp

Vitesse Brass Placed on Leave
News Analysis | 4/18/2006

An investigation related to stock options has led to suspensions for the CEO, CFO, and EVP of Vitesse

Do-It-Yourself Wireless Email
Wireless Buzz | 4/18/2006

Sure, you can build your own wireless email system, but is it really worth it?

Zeroing In on Rosum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2006

Startup promises to find you in town, as users look for more accurate tracking

HP & BEA Tag-Team on RFID
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2006

HP unveils new RFID partnership with middleware vendor BEA in an attempt to boost sales

Huawei 2006 Target: $8 Billion
News Analysis | 4/18/2006

Chinese equipment vendor says it will see 30 percent growth in revenues and orders this year

Moto Takes All Sides of Orthogon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2006

Motorola is buying Orthogon Systems to boost its wireless portfolio

BlackBerries of the Rich & Famous
Jonestown | 4/18/2006

Redefining impersonal communications.

UMA Services Near Reality
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/18/2006

15 carriers have requested bids for Unlicensed Mobile Access deployments, but Cingular is not among them

Moto Takes All Sides of Orthogon
News Analysis | 4/18/2006

Motorola is buying Orthogon Systems to boost its wireless portfolio

Control Issues
Cutting Loose | 4/18/2006

As users self-mobilize, IT managers struggle for regulation and visibility

Hogan Heroics
The Philter | 4/18/2006

Scene from an IP junket.

Hold the Peeps
Light Ranting | 4/18/2006

There's more to them than meets the eye.

Amdocs Buys Into Content Delivery
News Analysis | 4/18/2006

Amdocs is paying $275M, more than six times annual revenues, for content download system vendor Qpass

Charter Steps Up VoIP Rollout
Cable Guy | 4/17/2006

UMA Services Near Reality
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Sources say some 15 carriers have requested bids for Unlicensed Mobile Access deployments, but Cingular is not among them

Convergent Insurgent
The Martin Chronicles | 4/17/2006

Startup aims to give mobile communications control back to IT

Prying Eyes?
Jonestown | 4/17/2006

What frequency will the NYPD's survelliance cameras run on?

Strix Advances Mesh Architecture
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Tempe buildout will give glimpse ahead at enterprise use of mesh networks

Strix Advances Mesh Architecture
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Tempe buildout will give glimpse ahead at enterprise use of mesh networks

Sushi: A Moonie Plot
Monkey Bidness | 4/17/2006

Rev Moon: King of the California Roll.

Siemens Comm Has M&A Callers
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Chatter heats up on Siemens' Communications group; latest M&A reports have Motorola and Nortel in the hunt

Bookham Strikes Sour Note
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Party time's over: A weak Q3 forecast sends Bookham's stock down more than 20 percent

The Dish on Dish, Part V
The Philter | 4/17/2006

TV is a BFD.

The Dish on Dish, Part IV
The Philter | 4/17/2006

Finally, the picture is clearing up.

Force10 Breaks Into Security
News Analysis | 4/17/2006

Given all the research networks it sells to, Force10 has decided to start selling 10-Gbit/s security boxes

Iceland is Hottest Broadband Country
BroadBananas | 4/14/2006

According to the latest statistics from the OECD, Iceland leads the world in broadband penetration with 26.7 subscribers per 100 inhabitants.

Want Jon Stewart?
Monkey Bidness | 4/14/2006

Read the fine print.

Raza's Firm Slims Focus
News Analysis | 4/14/2006

Three-chip startup from Atiq Raza is kicking into gear after a $20M infusion of funding

EMS = Expert Mobile Solution
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/14/2006

First-responders use handhelds to maintain patient records, improve care

NCTA 2006 in Pictures
News Analysis | 4/14/2006

At NCTA this week, content was king

The Dish on Dish, Part III
The Philter | 4/14/2006

Why not have more truck rolls?

The Dish on Dish, Part II
The Philter | 4/14/2006

So here's how DISH really screwed up.

Device Trends: What's Next?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/14/2006

Voice and email still rule for enterprise users, but new trends have emerged in the handheld world

RBOCs Want Inside Your House
News Analysis | 4/14/2006

US RBOCs see home networking and device management as a big part of their broadband plans

Excise Tax Excised?
Light Ranting | 4/14/2006

Feds: Spanish American War might be over.

Location & Security
Nearpoints | 4/14/2006

I’m beginning to think that there is no longer any such thing as privacy – and wireless is making the situation worse.

MetroFi Wins Portland Muni WiFi
News Analysis | 4/14/2006

Mountain View-based MetroFi beats out Earthlink (sans Google) for the right to build and own Portland's citywide WiFi network

Who Will Buy Dual-Mode?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2006

Enterprise users say it is too soon to get serious about network-jumping VOIP technology

The Sotheby's Method
The Martin Chronicles | 4/13/2006

In tightening spectrum-auction rules, the FCC is not necessarily serving customers.

Legal Eagles Eye Good
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/13/2006

Small-firm deployment shows value of mobile apps beyond email

JDSU Buys a Bit of Test
News Analysis | 4/13/2006

A small California acquisition nudges JDSU's testing reach into the home network

Mystery Vid on LRTV
Red Panda | 4/13/2006

Who the fa is tha?

Beceem Attracts WiMax Backers
News Analysis | 4/13/2006

Mobile WiMax chip vendor adds NTT DoCoMo to its growing roster of industry investors

The Dish on Dish, Part I
The Philter | 4/13/2006

Future enhancements are on the way.

Get Broadband
Light Ranting | 4/13/2006

Cisco employee makes daily 372-mile commute.

Movaz, Olympus Focus on MEMS
News Analysis | 4/13/2006

A new joint venture started by Movaz aims to drive down the price of MEMS-based telecom technologies

NCTA: Cable's IP Appreciation Party
News Analysis | 4/13/2006

The cable guys are getting hip to IP and vendors are chiming in with ways to make cable TV more IPTV-like before the telcos catch up

Cable Plugs Into SIP & IMS with New Spec Release
BroadBananas | 4/12/2006

CableLabs issued Release 2 of its PacketCable specification suite, paving the way to add session initiation protocol (SIP) and IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) technology to MSO networks.

Sycamore Sings With Eastern Buy
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Hoping to look sharp in the face of a flat quarter, Sycamore thinks an acquisition is only natural

BlackBerry-Flavor Treo
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2006

As mobile email market heats up, SingTel offers RIM service over Palm devices

Kodiak Lumbers Into India
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Mobile applications startup lands AirTtel and IDEA in India, bringing its customer list to a dozen

Enterprises Call On Carrier Ethernet
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Storage services and data center growth are expected to fuel interest in carrier Ethernet, says Verizon Ethernet guru

Got Copyright, Comrade?
Jonestown | 4/12/2006

RIM could find reds under the LEDs as it launches in China.

Free Broadband Comes to the UK
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

UK mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse threatens price war with free broadband

Juniper Faces Possible Siemens Shift
News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Siemens has made noises about using fewer B-RASs for IPTV, creating a bit of an annoyance for Juniper

Push Comes to Pull at Microsoft
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/12/2006

Pushmi-pullyu? Windows Mobile 5.0 handles email a bit differently from competitors, says analyst

Go Swiss! Go Wild!
Monkey Bidness | 4/12/2006

Passion in the Alps.

Cable CTOs Pooh-Pooh Telco TV Threat
Cable Guy | 4/11/2006

Anything you can do, I can do better. That was the message that the cable industry's top engineers delivered loud and clear to AT&T and Verizon Communications at the NCTA National Show in Atlanta earlier this week.

Mobile Apps: Beyond Shrinkwrap
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2006

New service enables enterprises to create and deploy custom applications, says Salesforce.com

WiMax to Muskegon
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/11/2006

County-wide network a step forward for enterprise-ready broadband wireless

Why Session Management Matters
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/11/2006

The move to converged services based on IP networks requires nothing less than a complete rethinking of network design and management.

Cuban Won't Stream HDNet
News Analysis | 4/11/2006

Internet content distribution pioneer says he won't stream his HDTV network's content over the public Internet

Flush This!
Light Ranting | 4/11/2006

What a combo: PR pitches and toilet imagery.

The Small-Screen Blues
Cutting Loose | 4/11/2006

It's clearly time to take a fresh look at the mobile enterprise desktop

Brits Prep for IMS Skirmish
News Analysis | 4/11/2006

Specialists JacobsRimell and Apertio team up to offer carriers a mine of IMS data

This Is a Stretch
The Philter | 4/11/2006

Can a 'tall' Website make you a million?

GPS: Not a City Kitty
Jonestown | 4/11/2006

Just a cautionary reminder...

Cable Tuning In Ciena DWDM
News Analysis | 4/11/2006

Ciena says its CN 4200 DWDM platform has been in deployment at Cox for two months now; other MSOs may follow suit

NASA Blows It Again
The Martin Chronicles | 4/10/2006

The Interplanetary Internet has been canceled.

Bottler Uncaps Mobile Potential
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Sales/delivery handhelds drive sales, efficiencies, and employee satisfaction

Cisco ACEs Applications
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

The company's latest 'advanced technology' push yields a catchup product as it battles F5 in application delivery

Cable CTOs Tee Off on Telco TV
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

CTOs of the largest North American cable companies still say coax is king

Comverse Nabs NetCentrex for $164M
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

OSS vendor Comverse acquires VOIP systems company NetCentrex with an eye towards convergence

Aruba Swaps Heads
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Top dogs trade places as wireless LAN startup makes profitability claims

The Missing Link
Nearpoints | 4/10/2006

How come carriers are still dragging their feet on Bluetooth?

The New A & B of CDMA
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Vendors are revving CDMA, but when will faster services be available for enterprise users?

India's M&A Bandwagon Rolls On
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Investment activity in India's telecom market continues unabated, but analyst reckons the deals may be overvalued

The Robots Are Coming
ShoreLines | 4/10/2006

That cute little Roomba robot may be a dynamo when it comes to dust balls, but that’s only the beginning.

Missing Link Found
Monkey Bidness | 4/10/2006

...and it's not a monkey.

Caspian Plays Fair
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

The router company is finding a new calling in the midst of the net neutrality debate

Big Deal
The Philter | 4/10/2006

Samsung went big.

Mobile Giants Size Up DSL
News Analysis | 4/10/2006

Vodafone and O2 are checking out DSLAM capabilities and local loop unbundling as they look to offer their own fixed/mobile services

Pay-As-You-Go Mobile Broadband
Wireless Buzz | 4/8/2006

Verizon introduces WiFi service for those less traveled.

RIM Eyes Consumer Game
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Reporting lackluster Q4 results, BlackBerry maker says it will move beyond enterprises

Rabbit Imitates Art
Red Panda | 4/7/2006

You should see the eggs it lays!

Content & Wireless: Bad Vegas Wedding
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Issues such as competing standards, licensing, QOS, and device compatibility are front and center in wireless video

Symbol Preps 'RF Switch'
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Symbol's new enterprise architecture reaches out to WiFi, wireless VOIP, and RFID

Content & Wireless: A Bad Vegas Wedding
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Issues such as competing standards, licensing, QOS, and device compatibility are front and center in wireless video

Leaving Las Vegas
The Martin Chronicles | 4/7/2006

And goodbye to body-painting, Busta Rhymes, and abysmal transportation.

Sprint Nextel Hunts for 2.5GHz Service
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/7/2006

2.5Ghz band's up in the air, and Sprint Nextel's in a hurry. Per the FCC, the company must use it or lose it

Verizon Biz Searches for Core Competency
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Two years after a blockbuster RFP, Verizon Business still isn't convinced that it has seen a killer next-gen core router

Nortel CEO: We're Ready to Deal
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Nortel CEO Mike Zafirovski, a Motorola and GE veteran, is ready to use that Jack Welch training to clean things up

AMCC Retreats From France
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

The chip firm caps development on the switch fabric it acquired from IBM

The Miracle On Ice
Monkey Bidness | 4/7/2006

Another argument against tenure.

LR Poll: Tradeshows Battle for '07 Audience
News Analysis | 4/7/2006

Most respondents in our ongoing poll feel that they won't support both Globalcomm and TelecomNext in 2007

Sadness on Demand
The Philter | 4/7/2006

Oooh, Look! More hard to find content.

Mobile Mail Markers
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Pushing its 'validation program,' Symbian hopes to win more enterprise customers

Bad Vegas Coffee... & More
Light Ranting | 4/6/2006

Las Vegas is starting to wear out its welcome.

At Home With Wireless
Jonestown | 4/6/2006

No need for extension cords or TP in this house

WiMax: Ready for Closeup
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Vendors move from one-off products to end-to-end systems as WiMax becomes an end-to-end, 'carrier grade' solution

Palm Pushes Forward
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Device maker looks to be first out with Microsoft push email update

Atrica Raises $28M More
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

The carrier Ethernet stalwart raises another funding round as its market draws more big-name competitors

Alcatel Suffers First Merger Casualty
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Alcatel's President of Europe has left suddenly following the merger deal with Lucent. Insiders say he wanted Mike Quigley's COO position

'Four Channels, Tovarich'
The Philter | 4/6/2006

Russia isn't watching enough TV.

WiMax: Ready for Closeup
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Vendors move from one-off products to end-to-end systems

Mobile Monkeys Detoxed
Monkey Bidness | 4/6/2006

Monkeys more trainable than people.

Qualcomm Chips In for World Travel
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/6/2006

CEO of the CDMA superstar promises to make it cheaper for network to talk unto network

Sprint Nextel Hunts for 2.5GHz Service
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

2.5Ghz band's up in the air, and Sprint Nextel's in a hurry. Per the FCC, the company must use it or lose it

Verizon Exec Leads Ethernet Class
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Verizon exec to describe ROI of carrier Ethernet in upcoming GLOBALCOMM 2006 Master Class event

Orca's Not Blubbering
News Analysis | 4/6/2006

Lucent's IPTV middleware partner says the combined Alcatel/Lucent isn't likely to sell the Microsoft TV platform exclusively

Verizon Revs It Up
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Operator says it will start to install faster CDMA as soon as it becomes available

Nokia's Enterprise Effort
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Offering multiplatform device management, handset maker aims at business customers

Super Complaints, Part II
The Philter | 4/5/2006

By poplar demand, I'm sharing my data.

MIPTV: Life's a Pitch
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

TV content firms are in a frenzy at the MIPTV event, finding out about IPTV, Internet TV, and mobile TV

Wal-Mart Only Wants to Help
Monkey Bidness | 4/5/2006

Stop. You're killing me.

Stoke Says It's in Session
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Session management platform for fixed/mobile convergence is shipping for revenue, though the startup won't yet name customers

CTIA Disconnect
The Martin Chronicles | 4/5/2006

What's a guy gotta do to get a wireless connection in this joint?

Chicken Little Flu
Monkey Bidness | 4/5/2006

This could be bigger than SARS.

PMC Preps PON Plans
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Wanting in on fiber-to-the-home, PMC-Sierra puts in a $300M bid to acquire nearly-public Passave

MIPTV: View From the Other Side
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Exhibitors at giant TV content tradeshow are torn between excitement and fear over the potential of IPTV

Vivace Founder Leaves Tellabs
News Analysis | 4/5/2006

Mitri Halabi has left the building to pursue 'other activites,' Tellabs says

Super Complaints
The Philter | 4/5/2006

That was Super. Thanks for asking.

Can Alcatel & Lucent Avoid an IMS Mess?
News Analysis | 4/4/2006

The two companies have formed IMS stories around differing philosophies and will have to work hard to unite them

AT&T Readies Lightspeed in North Texas
News Analysis | 4/4/2006

With new homes selling like hotcakes, AT&T has stepped up its fiber-fed access network upgrades around Frisco, Texas

New BlackBerry in the Wings
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2006

Analysts expect T-Mobile to add the latest BlackBerry to its lineup, as RIM works towards 3G devices

Unstrung: The Video
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/4/2006

Unstrung launches new online video channel about all things enterprise wireless

Here Comes AlcaLu
Column | 4/4/2006

Lucent's gonna disappear? What are we all going to do?

Hold the Foam
Cutting Loose | 4/4/2006

At CTIA, it's 'Happy Days Are Here Again'

Fiber-Fed Folks
The Philter | 4/4/2006

Telco FTTH is a slow, creeping cable competitor.

NTL Takes Virgin
News Analysis | 4/4/2006

Virgin Mobile accepts NTL's $1.6B takeover offer, creating the UK's first fixed/mobile triple-play provider

HR: Ethernet Key to Wireless Backhaul
News Analysis | 4/4/2006

But the business case is complicated by operational and integration challenges, says Heavy Reading report

Wireless Mesh Networking: Ubiquity Now!
LRTV Documentaries | 4/3/2006

Municipal networks, wireless DSL, and mobile VOIP applications are driving a resurgence of wireless mesh technology as a way to provide low-cost broadband access services

CTIA: Wireless Futures
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2006

As mega-mergers reshape the industry, the race for new devices and networks rushes forward

Underground Upgrade
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Wireless workflow system gives London's venerable Tube a 21st century facelift

Juniper Fills Marketing Void (3 Times)
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Three execs have been named Juniper's VPs of marketing

Alcatel/Lucent: No Job Cut Clarity Yet
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

As Tchuruk and Russo talk about the merger, there's no indication about where the near 9,000 job cuts will fall

The Mobile Huff
The Martin Chronicles | 4/3/2006

Showtime's terrific series turns on wireless tech.

Beyond Security – Integrity
Nearpoints | 4/3/2006

The two terms are often confused, but they have very different parameters and consequences

Alcatel/Lucent: First Reactions
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

The deal is on. Initial analyst reaction suggests they've got a lot of hard work to do

Alcatel, Lucent Seal Deal
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Vendors agree to merge, creating a global giant with revenues of $25B a year, with Lucent's Russo as its CEO

Li Takes Tropos Route
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Tony Li comes onboard as software guru at WiFi mesh firm

Security Startup Says Mu to Bugs
News Analysis | 4/3/2006

Protocol Spidering detects weaknesses in any IP-based system, application, or device

Alcatel, Lucent Seal Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis | 4/2/2006

Vendors agree to merge, creating a global giant with revenues of $25B a year, with Lucent's Russo as its CEO

Pray for Science
Monkey Bidness | 4/2/2006

...though it's unlikely to help.

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