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Content posted in October 2002
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MPLS Vendors Demo Fast Reroute
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  154 comments
Cisco, Avici, and Juniper join forces to demonstrate that MPLS Fast Reroute is for real
The Name's Danger... Hank Danger
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  Post a comment
Achtung! The new CEO of Danger really is full of it
Virgin On Expansion
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  Post a comment
Dickie Branson's wireless crew is looking to spread its wings in Europe, with Scandinavia and France atop the agenda
Report: DSL Is Profitable
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  15 comments
A research report out this month claims DSL services are both profitable and essential for carriers
Lucent on SEC: 'Nothing New'
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  3 comments
Lucent says USA Today's report that the SEC may file charges is old business
A Discreet Peek at Picarro
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  1 comment
The former BlueLeaf has turned over a new one: tunable lasers for metro and long-haul markets
Cheap Laughs With Larry
Column  | 
10/31/2002  |  9 comments
Cheap Laughs — Larry, the Light Reading Monkey
ADVA Holds Its Own
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  Post a comment
ADVA's reseller strategy appears to be working, as it announces three customers this week
PMC Targets Enterprise Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2002  |  Post a comment
It's got a piece of 10-Gbit/s Ethernet territory, moving it closer to players like Broadcom and Marvell
Radioframe's Euro Duality
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  Post a comment
Startup Radioframe says it has a European customer for its dualmode wireless WAN/LAN in-building system
The Abbott Habit
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  Post a comment
Maybe Symbol will try to dip into the Cisco talent pool again... or maybe they won't
Lucent Chops TMX 880
News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  22 comments
Some say Lucent's turned into a giant chop shop. But the company insists it's just picking its spots
Alcatel and FT: Vive la France!
News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  1 comment
Alcatel's upbeat Q4 prognosis follows better-than-terrible France Telecom report, raising investor hopes
Cisco 'Realigns' Optical Unit
News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  31 comments
People have been shuffled -- but products, headcount, and direction pretty much stay the same, Cisco says
OIF Gets Backplane-Happy
News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  Post a comment
Standards bodies working on specs for new high-speed backplanes may be getting their act together
VPN Security: A Soft Spot?
News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  7 comments
Engineers sound off on how to deal with Layer 3 security concerns
Vivendi Says 'Non' to Vodafone
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  1 comment
UK giant could even table a lower bid!
Orange Needs Target Practice
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  Post a comment
Operator increases revenues and subscriber numbers but may struggle to reach its projections
Riverstone Wins Over Spanish PTT
News Analysis  | 
10/30/2002  |  7 comments
Telefónica de España has chosen Riverstone to help build its metro Ethernet network and deliver Layer 2 MPLS VPNs
Nortel: It's Enterprise VOIP!
News Analysis  | 
10/29/2002  |  121 comments
Nortel announced a string of enhanced IP telephony products today, cranking up the VOIP message
China Unicom Picks Starent
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/29/2002  |  5 comments
Wireless router startup lands a China Unicom deal to supply wireless data services
Cisco Intends to Close Swedish Plant
News Analysis  | 
10/29/2002  |  11 comments
Cisco's metro DWDM factory in Sweden -- originally Qeyton Systems -- is dörene lukkes
Dell to Shake Up PDAs
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/29/2002  |  7 comments
Gartner says Dell entry into PDA market will kill off the weak and strengthen Microsoft's hand
Out of the Lab: Erbium-Doped Chips?
News Analysis  | 
10/29/2002  |  8 comments
A breakthrough at STMicroelectronics paves the way to silicon circuits that integrate optics and electronics
Carrier Tech Architects Pipe Up
News Analysis  | 
10/29/2002  |  4 comments
Finally, straight from the horse's mouth: Carriers talk about what they're looking for from vendors
VC Funding: Drip, Drip, Drip
News Analysis  | 
10/29/2002  |  23 comments
Telecom startup investments down 50 percent from last year as VC scene stays grim
Multiservice Cisco
Column  | 
10/29/2002  |  Post a comment
Multiservice Cisco
— R. Scott Raynovich
Euro Mud Slinging
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  1 comment
President Chirac swears hypocritical oath
Rambus SerDes Hits 10-Gig
News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  2 comments
They're also asking: At what speed does a separate chip stop making sense?
CoSine's Quest for Cash
News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  24 comments
CoSine has been adding to its customer list, so why are its revenues still around $5 million a quarter?
Time Please, M'sieurs
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  Post a comment
What is it about Belgium in October? This year it's a proposed 3G deadline moratorium for the mobile carriers
Ikanos Integrates DSL Chips
News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  6 comments
Claims to have the only chipset that supports ADSL, VDSL, and Ethernet in the First Mile
Cuban Checks Into Charter
News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  2 comments
Billionaire Mark Cuban sees cable company Charter Communications as leading 'bit merchant,' grabs a 5.3% stake
Microsoft at Mobile Crossroads
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  Post a comment
Microsoft's making headway in mobile through partnerships rather than products, says a Wireless Oracle report
Alcatel Adds to DSL Dominance
News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  Post a comment
Alcatel shores up its strength in the DSL market with a kinder, denser DSLAM and two contract extensions
Net.com Targets Low-End VOIP
News Analysis  | 
10/28/2002  |  1 comment
Launches easy-to-use VOIP gateway for small operators in the international reseller market
Wireless Grabs $488M Since July
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/25/2002  |  Post a comment
VCs invested almost half a billion dollars in wireless startups in just three months -- that's nearly half our annual bar bill!!
Unlimited Surfing Claim All Wet
LR Mobile Column  | 
10/25/2002  |  Post a comment
Orange's claim that SPV users have unlimited data access is discredited by 'fair usage policy' in customer contract
Can FSO Go the Distance?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/25/2002  |  Post a comment
Free-space optics is now a viable option for backhaul over distances of 2 km to 3 km, says specialist startup
Cisco, Sycamore Circling Lucent's ATM
News Analysis  | 
10/25/2002  |  70 comments
Lucent wants to sell its ATM product line for upwards of $600M, and Cisco and Sycamore may be interested
Carriers Reap Mixed Harvest
News Analysis  | 
10/25/2002  |  1 comment
Earnings season shows carriers beginning to stabilize earnings, but there's still no sign of new project spending
Riverstone & Tellabs Bury the Hatchet
News Analysis  | 
10/25/2002  |  2 comments
The 14-month legal battle is over, as both companies agree to an out-of-court settlement; Riverstone gets $12M
JDS Woes Kick Up More Intel Talk
News Analysis  | 
10/25/2002  |  26 comments
With bad news dogging JDS Uniphase, analysts concoct a Knight-in-Shining-Armour theory
Search Engines Face Software Challenge
News Analysis  | 
10/25/2002  |  Post a comment
A passel of startups say their algorithms can steal a slice of the search engine semiconductor market
Corvis Posts $1.4M Quarter
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  93 comments
Carrier spending on its long-haul kit dwindles; it may have less than $530 in monthly revenue per employee
Lantern Changes Its Bulb
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  12 comments
Lantern has selected a CEO with RBOC connections. Is that enough for survival?
Trio Takes WLAN to Carriers
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  Post a comment
Proxim, Ericsson, and Agere combine to tempt operators with WLAN. But will the new partnership be called PEA or APE?
Le Legal Action
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  Post a comment
Stalling for time? Just sue everyone in sight
Fortinet Goes Gigabit
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  Post a comment
Fortinet readies a gigabit hardware-based firewall and antivirus product
Will Offload Chips Be Uploaded?
News Analysis  | 
10/24/2002  |  4 comments
Startups announce more chips targeting TCP traffic this week at the Network Processor Conference
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