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Content posted in December 2003
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DISA Deal Is Done
News Analysis  | 
12/31/2003  |  22 comments
The government finally announces some GIG-BE winners: Sycamore and Juniper are the biggest
Finisar Furlough Queried
News Analysis  | 
12/31/2003  |  4 comments
The company appears to have shut for the holidays, fueling some New Year's Eve financial musings
Symbol CEO Falls on Sword
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12/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Ex-Ciscoid Bill Nuti takes helm as Symbol tries to move past accounting scandal
Tim Berners-Lee Gets Knighted
News Analysis  | 
12/31/2003  |  12 comments
Move over Sir Mick. Sir Tim dons the ermine
2003 Top Ten: Heavy Findings
News Analysis  | 
12/31/2003  |  4 comments
Heavy Reading lists its most notable research findings
2003 Top Ten: Heavy Findings
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12/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading lists its most notable research findings
Is AT&T Top Heavy?
News Analysis  | 
12/30/2003  |  10 comments
It's frozen pay raises for 36,000 'managers.' That's a helluva lot of chiefs, notes one of our readers
Could Aeroflex Shake Up Testing?
News Analysis  | 
12/30/2003  |  6 comments
Small-fry might be tasty to Aeroflex, which is looking to raise money and may be up for a consolidation play
Top Ten 2003 Wireless Bloviations
News Analysis  | 
12/30/2003  |  Post a comment
You say Jorma, I say Jukka... What happens when vendors talk the talk
Top Ten 2003 Vendor Bloviations
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12/30/2003  |  Post a comment
You say Jorma, I say Jukka... What happens when vendors talk the talk
Report Points to P2P Problems
News Analysis  | 
12/30/2003  |  Post a comment
Light Reading article reviews ways service providers can come to grips with peer-to-peer traffic
2003 Top Ten: Explosions & Implosions
News Analysis  | 
12/30/2003  |  6 comments
We have some good news, and some bad news...
Headcount: Less Is More
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2003  |  9 comments
Dacom gets a new chief, Cicada to shrink after acquisition, and Emperative employees write some wrongs
Capex is King
Column  | 
12/29/2003  |  4 comments
Capex is King - R. Scott Raynovich
Vitesse Buys GigE Ammo
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2003  |  1 comment
Chipmaker pays $66M for 'independent arms dealer' of Gigabit Ethernet copper interfaces
Euro 3G's License Lunacies
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12/29/2003  |  Post a comment
2003 ends on a bum note (pfarrrp!) for Europe's 3G industry
2003 Top Ten: Startup Flameouts
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2003  |  81 comments
Here's our list of the most spectacular and prominent venture-capital money-burning machines of 2003
Top Ten Quotes of 2003
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12/26/2003  |  Post a comment
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll stroke your chin and go 'hmmmm' with Unstrung's best quotes from 2003
Packets Key to Capex Comeback
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2003  |  6 comments
Capital spending has actually crept up in the last few quarters, as packets and multiservice Sonet come in vogue
AT&T Freezes Pay
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2003  |  8 comments
Roughly half of AT&T's workforce will not receive a pay increase until April 2005
2003 Top Ten: Technology Trends
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2003  |  5 comments
Technology is hot again. Is the future upon us?
Unstrung's Animal Crackers
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12/25/2003  |  Post a comment
Sometimes a pet is just for Christmas...
2003 Top Ten: Photos
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12/25/2003  |  Post a comment
Our favorite snapshots of 2003: some you've seen before and some you wish you hadn't
Top Ten Scoops of 2003
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/24/2003  |  Post a comment
These little nuggets were the best and the brightest in news for Unstrung in 2003
Skype Rings Jingle Bells
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2003  |  1 comment
Releases latest version of Skype; and its customer base is still exploding
2003 Top Ten: Holiday Songs
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2003  |  3 comments
What tunes are on the playlists at telecom Xmas parties this year? We listened in, and, er, made up some stuff
2003 Top Ten: Monkey Business
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2003  |  2 comments
They grunt! They growl! The rattle the bars on their cages!
IMMI Switches Strategy
News Analysis  | 
12/24/2003  |  2 comments
It teetered on the brink of success with Cisco, but now the startup has stopped making all-optical switches
PCTEL and Intel Agree to Agree
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12/23/2003  |  Post a comment
'Soft AP' vendor signs $14.5M patent deal with silicon sumo Intel to avoid future unpleasantness
Carriers Fail to Bill 'Billions'
News Analysis  | 
12/23/2003  |  2 comments
Report blames poor back-office systems for revenue 'leakage' of as much as $137 billion
Iraq Preps for GSM Launch
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12/23/2003  |  Post a comment
Ministry hails contract signings this week as proof of fair play in license awards
2003 Top Ten: Services Stories
News Analysis  | 
12/23/2003  |  88 comments
The world may be cuckoo for VOIP, but there's more to the services sector than a dodgy voice line
40 Gig Finds Friends
News Analysis  | 
12/23/2003  |  10 comments
Subsystem startups CoreOptics and StrataLight have won more funding, suggesting 40 Gig lives
Chinese Security Snafu Looms
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12/22/2003  |  Post a comment
'Don't worry, get WAPI' say the Mandarins. 'How so?' respond 802.11 vendors, users
Verizon Doubles FTTP Supply List
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2003  |  114 comments
A nice bonus for winning vendors, but analysts say the list will undoubtedly change during the buildout
NetScaler Helps Solucient Save Servers
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2003  |  Post a comment
Solucient ditches F5 after inherited NetScaler switches help it speed data-center traffic, cut costs
Amdocs Buys Xacct (At Last)
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2003  |  Post a comment
Pays nearly $30 million for the mediation specialist, after a protracted courtship
Christmas Capex Cheer?
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12/22/2003  |  Post a comment
Unstrung Insider sees signs of capex stabilization, as revenues and profits rise
Report Outlines DSL Chip Advances
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2003  |  Post a comment
Light Reading product survey shows how new developments will boost bandwidths, cut carrier costs
2003 Top Ten: Words of Wisdom
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2003  |  4 comments
Amusing, annoying, uplifting... Light Reading's top picks from our Quote of the Week feature
Moto: Buy or Rent?
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12/19/2003  |  Post a comment
Analysts see acquisition or licensing as potential ways for Motorola's semicon spinoff to enter the 802.11 market
Verizon 1, Recording Biz 0
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2003  |  2 comments
Service providers, for now, don't have to reveal customer information to record companies
Court Lets KaZaa off the Hook
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2003  |  1 comment
Dutch court rules that software maker cannot be held liable for music copyright infringement
BT Gets Tough With Suppliers
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2003  |  6 comments
Sets challenging resiliency target for converged backbone, lays down the law on ethics
Calient Bags $20M More
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2003  |  2 comments
As the switch and subsystems maker lives another day, its strategic investors step back
Tunables Dig 10-Gig
News Analysis  | 
12/19/2003  |  8 comments
Tunable lasers might finally have their day, as transponder vendors prep tunable 300-pin MSA modules
Aruba's New Air Style
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12/18/2003  |  Post a comment
Aruba updates switch software with more security and RF features and a simpler user interface
Qwest Scrapes Up Allegiance
News Analysis  | 
12/18/2003  |  7 comments
Buys bankrupt facilities-based telco to expand into new markets
STM Buys Synad for $55M
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12/18/2003  |  Post a comment
French giant makes long awaited entry into the 802.11 market with the acquisition of a startup
Chip Startup Claims NTT Coup
News Analysis  | 
12/18/2003  |  1 comment
Passave says it'll supply chips to the mystery winners of NTT's Ethernet PON RFP
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