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Content posted in December 2006
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FCC Welcomes 'Ma Bell' Back
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  3 comments
The FCC (finally) approves AT&T's buyout of BellSouth
TV as Art
The Philter  | 
12/29/2006  |  3 comments
Someone framed the telly
2006: Reality Sets In
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  Post a comment
A new realism takes hold as Unstrung reviews the year that was
Five Technologies That Won't Survive 2007
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  Post a comment
Unstrung picks the technologies that are going on up to that great landfill in the sky next year
Back & Forth
Nearpoints  | 
12/29/2006  |  Post a comment
Projections and reflections
Qwest Floats Fiber Access RFP
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  Post a comment
Qwest is looking to provide a fiber-fed triple play via FTTP, FTTN, and FTTC, in different parts of its network
Competition's Bounty
Cable Guy  | 
12/29/2006  |  Post a comment
Comcast will spend $80 million to upgrade its cable systems in eight Bay Area communities
Unstrung's Five Technologies Doomed in '07
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  2 comments
Unstrung picks the technologies that are going on up to that great landfill in the sky next year
2006 Top Ten: Emerging Trends
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  1 comment
What to watch out for in emerging markets during 2007
2006 Top Ten: Emerging Trends
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  Post a comment
2006 was a red-hot year for emerging markets. Now find out what to watch for in 2007
Unstrung's Five Hot Technologies for 2007
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  Post a comment
Unstrung runs down five contenders for maximum geek love in 2007
Five Hot Technologies for 2007
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  3 comments
Unstrung runs down five contenders for maximum geek love in 2007
AT&T Embraces (Some) Net Neutrality
News Analysis  | 
12/29/2006  |  3 comments
To get its way with the pending BellSouth merger, AT&T makes some promises around network neutrality
2006 Top Ten: Hot Markets
News Analysis  | 
12/28/2006  |  1 comment
Find out what tech markets our editors will be watching most closely in 2007
Some New Year's Resolutions for Cable
Column  | 
12/28/2006  |  Post a comment
Inspired by such holiday high-mindedness, consider these 2007 New Year's resolutions for the cable industry
FCC Jabs Cable Costs, Pricing Policies
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
12/28/2006  |  13 comments
The FCC is challenging not only cable's recent price hikes but the way that the cable industry charges for its programming
Watch Out, YouTube
The Philter  | 
12/28/2006  |  Post a comment
For $25K, I can get an Internet TV channel
Unstrung's Top Ten Stories for '06
News Analysis  | 
12/28/2006  |  Post a comment
The platters that mattered in the year of municipal meltdowns, massive buyouts, WiMax rising, and the invisible iPhone
2006: Top Ten Stories
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/28/2006  |  Post a comment
The platters that mattered in the year of municipal meltdowns, massive buyouts, WiMax rising, and the invisible iPhone
Earthquake Cuts Cables Near Taiwan
News Analysis  | 
12/27/2006  |  4 comments
Capacity is down for some Asia/Pacific carriers after a 6.7 earthquake damages multiple undersea cables
Vacation? What Vacation?
Nearpoints  | 
12/27/2006  |  Post a comment
We never sleep here at Farpoint Group
Cable MSOs Fight for Set-top Status Quo
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
12/27/2006  |  1 comment
The cable industry is stepping up the fight against dumb set-tops
Catching Up
Craig's A-List  | 
12/27/2006  |  Post a comment
WiFi filing from the Great Northwest
Nortel Nears Shareholder Settlement
News Analysis  | 
12/27/2006  |  2 comments
A couple of New York court decisions inch Nortel closer to a $2.2 billion shareholder settlement
Thank You, TIME
The Philter  | 
12/27/2006  |  2 comments
Me? Person of the Year? You shouldn't have
2006 Top Ten: Heavy Findings
News Analysis  | 
12/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading recalls its biggest telecom market discoveries for the past year
2006 Top Ten: Big OSS Highlights
News Analysis  | 
12/27/2006  |  Post a comment
It's been a year of shrinkage for the telecom software sector, with mergers and acquisitions dominating the news
2007: A Look Ahead
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Our fearless team of savants presents its bold and unflinching predictions for the coming year
Unstrung's 2007 Look Ahead
News Analysis  | 
12/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Our fearless team of savants presents its bold and unflinching predictions for the coming year
2006: Top Ten Startups
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/26/2006  |  Post a comment
Our list of the hottest young companies of the year - and why we expect to hear more of them next year
BigBand Files for IPO
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
12/26/2006  |  Post a comment
BigBand is seeking to raise as much as $140 million in fresh funds by going public
Level 3 Spends $135M on Savvis CDN
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2006  |  3 comments
For $135M, Level 3 is picking up Savvis's content delivery networking business, freeing up Savvis to pursue its hosting business
Bad Tech Demos
The Philter  | 
12/26/2006  |  9 comments
Five tech demos I'm sick of
CTI Acquires Ryder Systems
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2006  |  Post a comment
CTI bolsters its portfolio with the $11 million acquisition of British electronic billing systems specialist Ryder Systems
2006 Top Ten: Tasty Testing Tidbits
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2006  |  Post a comment
We shuffled back through the past 12 months and found two handfuls of tasty test and measurement morsels
2006 Top Ten: Monkey Business
News Analysis  | 
12/26/2006  |  2 comments
They came fast, they came furious. God love 'em. Here's a sampling from the year's message boards
All I Want for Christmas...
The Martin Chronicles  | 
12/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Is a new energy policy. Plus a few other items
2006: The Quotes of the Year
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/22/2006  |  Post a comment
They say it, we replay it, in this roundup of some of the notable utterances of '06
Is Telcordia Preparing for a Sale?
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Sources say the OSS giant has 'pitch books' out in the market, and has added a new incentive plan for staff that's linked to M&A activity
M&A Reshapes OSS Sector
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2006  |  Post a comment
It's been a year of significant merger and acquisition activity in the OSS sector, with major names being snapped up
AT&T Launches U-verse in Northern California
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2006  |  Post a comment
San Jose and the San Francisco Bay Area are chosen as the third and fourth markets for the launch of the U-verse TV IPTV service
Spirent Suffers Boardroom Coup
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Activist investor Sherborne gets backing from investors to replace key Spirent board members and take effective control of the vendor
2006 Top Ten: Notable Quotes
News Analysis  | 
12/22/2006  |  Post a comment
They said it. We savor it
Ericsson's Svanberg Could 'Bolt On'
News Analysis  | 
12/21/2006  |  14 comments
Fresh off a Redback deal, the Swedish giant might look for some bolt-on PON
Gateway Converges on Video Patent
News Analysis  | 
12/21/2006  |  Post a comment
Gateway engineers invented software that displays Internet video and traditional TV video in one channel guide for Media Center PCs
HP's Bitfone Fix
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/21/2006  |  Post a comment
Buyout gives HP wireless management for enterprise devices, but analysts are divided on the merits of the acquisition
Vodafone Sparks Hutch Bidding War
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
12/21/2006  |  Post a comment
Vodafone is mulling a bid for India's Hutchison Essar that would pit it against Reliance Communications
BigBand Trumpets M-CMTS Trials
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
12/21/2006  |  Post a comment
BigBand plans to stage M-CMTS trials with two Euro cable operators
Vodafone Sparks Bidding War Over Hutch
News Analysis  | 
12/21/2006  |  Post a comment
Vodafone is mulling a bid for India's Hutchison Essar that would pit it against Reliance Communications and a clutch of private equity firms
Santa Attack
EuroBlog  | 
12/21/2006  |  1 comment
Santa gets pelted with festive pies
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