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Content posted in January 2003
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Calix Comes Out
News Analysis  | 
1/31/2003  |  40 comments
After three years in stealth mode, Calix reveals its new access platform -- and some other surprises
Seranoa Surfaces
News Analysis  | 
1/31/2003  |  10 comments
The startup emerges from stealth at last, with a plan for enhancing ISP efficiency
OSS Market Is Mammoth, Says Report
News Analysis  | 
1/31/2003  |  2 comments
It topped $44 billion in 2002 and will continue growing, says Dittberner Associates
Duo Flexes MMS Muscles
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and Nokia have wrested control of the MMS solution sector, leaving specialists with little more than scraps
Swimming Against the Tide
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Research firm says sourcing 3G handsets is not a problem
Molex Backs Multiwavelength Modules
News Analysis  | 
1/31/2003  |  3 comments
Israeli startup KiloLambda has just signed an agreement with Molex to develop multiwavelength lasers
Startups Add to Switch Mix
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/30/2003  |  Post a comment
Vivato claims to be the only startup out there right now with a true WLAN switch, but others will soon emerge
Alcatel Buys Some VOIP Security
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2003  |  3 comments
Alcatel has acquired session control technology from Avarox, enhancing its VOIP portfolio
EU Probes France Telecom Funding
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2003  |  Post a comment
The EU Commission is investigating whether the French government's €9B bailout of FT constitutes unfair state aid
Crossing Over to VPNs
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2003  |  9 comments
Everyone's talking VPNs, but legacy links are still alive and kicking. What's the way forward?
Vivato's Switch Bitch
LR Mobile Column  | 
1/30/2003  |  1 comment
Startup claims it has the one, true WLAN switch - and that other players are just shared media hub pretenders
Ericsson Invests Ahead of Itself
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/30/2003  |  Post a comment
Pumps extra funds into handset joint venture ahead of its results that could signal a 'challenging' year ahead
Public Occam Raises Private Money
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2003  |  7 comments
Public broadband access vendor goes back to the venture markets, raising $12M through sale of Series A stock
Corvis Makes More Cuts
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  39 comments
Corvis is slimming down again. Is it trying to pretty itself up for potential new contracts? UPDATED 1/29 7PM
BT Pitches WLAN vs 3G
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  Post a comment
Compares pricing of 802.11 access with nonexistent 3G pricing in 'pointless' and 'irrelevant' statement
Forums Forge Alliance
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  1 comment
The MPLS Forum and the Frame Relay Forum aren't surging... so they're merging
AFC Not Banking on Reg Relief
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  5 comments
AFC bangs out a Q4 profit but doesn't believe lax regulations will spur carrier spending this year
Vivato's Switch Bitch
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  9 comments
Startup claims it has the one, true WLAN switch -- and that other players are just shared media hub pretenders
Verizon Boosts Revenue
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  Post a comment
Bolstered by improvements in its wireless business, Verizon claims upticks in revenue, net income, and profits
Verizon Reports Revenue Growth
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  2 comments
Verizon boasts revenue growth, mainly helped by improvements in its wireless business
Too Hot to Handle
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  Post a comment
Quite literally, as DoCoMo warns on NEC phones
Carriers Face 'Britney' Dilemma
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  Post a comment
Wireless industry displays an unhealthy obsession with pop starlet
Chip Trio Faces Post-Bubble Blues
News Analysis  | 
1/29/2003  |  1 comment
As telecom withers, Vitesse and PMC-Sierra branch into new markets, while AMCC still stands pat
Foundry Intros Next-Gen 10-Gig Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  44 comments
Foundry and startup Force10 duke it out over bragging rights in the 10-Gbit/s Ethernet market
Movaz Touts Taiwan Win
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  Post a comment
Metro startup boasts of a $14M Asian win this time. What's behind the bluster? UPDATED 1/29 9AM
Agere's Opto Group Reborn
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  7 comments
Glen Riley, former Agere VP and general manager, comes home to roost as head of TriQuint's opto division UPDATED 1/29 9AM
AT&T's Hotspot High Noon
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  Post a comment
AT&T Wireless's move into the hotspot market will see it coming into direct competition with AT&T's own WLAN plans
Orange Checks Out IPWireless
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  Post a comment
Carrier checks out alternative vendor for wireless data access equipment, seeks Cisco's take on the upstart's kit
VC Funding Dips Again
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  23 comments
Another quarter, another 50 percent year-over-year drop in telecom startup investments
Nortel Bolsters HDX Case
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  17 comments
Announces China Netcom as an OPTera Connect HDX customer: an Asian gorilla or just a paper tiger?
SBC's Revenues Slide
News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  8 comments
SBC reports a dip in its fourth-quarter revenues and says the decline is likely to continue
NextWave Recoups Licenses
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/28/2003  |  Post a comment
It may only be a few months before big carriers get their hands on big chunks of spectrum in major markets like NYC & LA
Ciena CEO Takes $3M Extra in 2002
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  16 comments
Another exec earns big bucks for staying on the team -- based on an employment contract from the boom times
CoSine Wins MPLS VPN Deployment
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  1 comment
CoSine beats out router vendors to supply KT with MPLS VPN gear
Slammer Worm Contained for Now
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  Post a comment
The worst is over from Saturday's crisis, but problems will keep resurfacing on a smaller scale
Headcount: Tossers
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  6 comments
Convergent cuts big, Cenix keeps quiet, PMC-Sierra swings the ax, and Kirana looks for a few good folks
What's Kooking at Kirana?
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  139 comments
Isn't it about time that Satish Sharma, former Tachion founder and CTO, spills the beans on his new venture?
Interop Woes Smite 802.11g
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  2 comments
Confusion reigns as vendors dispute whether a problem exists, and conceal the results of the first interoperability tests
Cogent Tenders DSL-Killer
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  21 comments
Cogent's got a plan to squeeze more from its customer base by offering high-quality connections at DSL prices
Internet Suffers Another Tremor
News Analysis  | 
1/27/2003  |  Post a comment
Another denial-of-service attack appeared to flare up for a few hours last night
'The Internet Has Broken'
News Analysis  | 
1/25/2003  |  116 comments
A massive worm attack caused widespread blackouts this morning *UPDATED 11:00AM EST*
Cisco's Got an Okena
News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  Post a comment
Another acquisition, another security and intrusion detection product for the network equipment giant
UWB at Mercy of Regulators
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  2 comments
The future of ultrawideband is in the hands of spectrum watchdogs, according to the latest Wireless Oracle report
Opvista Switches on Cable
News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  4 comments
Metro DWDM startup has raised $28M, hired a new CEO, and is switching sides from telecom to cable market
2003 Predictions
Column  | 
1/24/2003  |  14 comments
2003 Predictions – R. Scott Raynovich
Tahoe Loses Bodies
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  24 comments
Wireless router startup suffers shrinkage
Cisco’s LAN Switch: Build or Buy?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  1 comment
Analysts believe Cisco will soon enter the wireless switch market -- but will it grow its own or import the beastie?
3G Go Slow
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  Post a comment
High-speed data is a budget-buster for service providers
The Worst Is Over, Says Poll
News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  5 comments
Most readers expect (or hope) to see a feeble recovery in 2003, according to a Light Reading poll
Probe Prophesizes Super-Catastrophe
News Analysis  | 
1/24/2003  |  23 comments
Newsflash: Research says that the telecom industry could be on the verge of catastrophe. So what's new?
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