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Clearwire, Sprint Complete Merger
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/28/2008  |  1 comment
They've done it! The New Clearwire has been created and has received its $3.2 billion cash injection from its big-name backers
Cable Europe Touts 100-Mbit/s Offers
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/28/2008  |  3 comments
Europe's cable operators are forging ahead with next-generation broadband deployments that leave DSL in the slow lane
StarHub Launches 3G Femto Service
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Singaporean operator claims world's first commercial 3G home base station service, hooking up Huawei femtos to its broadband network
Slowdown Hits Chip Giant
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Chip firm STMicro issues a profits warning for its fourth quarter, blaming a slump in demand from wireless, PC, and auto manufacturers
India Adds 10.4M Mobile Subs in October
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Mobile connections increased by 10.42 million in October, taking the total to 325.7 million, while fixed broadband lines topped 5 million
Virgin Media Weighs CDN Options
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/27/2008  |  2 comments
U.K. cable operator is working with two CDN players and Cisco to find the best way to deal with video traffic growth
OTE Preps IPTV Launch
EuroBlog  | 
11/27/2008  |  Post a comment
Greek incumbent is set for commercial telco TV launch
3G vs LTE: No Contest
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Sure, LTE is better, newer, and faster than 3G; but is it really worth the trouble?
Avanex/Bookham Redux
Craig's A-List  | 
11/26/2008  |  6 comments
The rumor that will never die
Ericsson WiMax
Jonestown  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Stick with fixed
Enablence Trims Staff
News Analysis  | 
11/26/2008  |  3 comments
Post-merger casualties at Pannaway include the VP of engineering
Dutch Hold Back on FTTH Frenzy
EuroBlog  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
No plans by KPN for a monster FTTH rollout – yet
Wanna Live Forever?
Monkey Bidness  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Scientific 'research' validates the Power of Prayer
TiVo Still Seeking Cable Payoff
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Cable partnerships haven't yielded TiVo much in the way of revenues or subscribers, but there's still hope
Capex Watch: VimpelCom Cuts Back
News Analysis  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Russian giant VimpelCom is scaling back its 3G and FTTB capex plans for 2009, and that spells bad news for Ericsson and AlcaLu
Nokia On Track to Buy Symbian
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
In preparation, Nokia is porting its Qt cross-application framework to Symbian in order to draw in developers of other platforms
SFR Femto Spotted
Wireless Bits  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
SFR-branded femto seen in the wild
AlcaLu's CFO Signs Off
News Analysis  | 
11/26/2008  |  Post a comment
It's au revoir to Alcatel-Lucent's CFO, Hubert de Pesquidoux, who will be replaced by former Solectron man Paul Tufano
Sezmi Raises Cash, Slims Down
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/26/2008  |  2 comments
Investors put $33M more into the TV-service startup, but the economic crisis has Sezmi trimming staff as well
Laying the Groundwork for US Broadband Policy
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/25/2008  |  Post a comment
After years of fumbling, a new law represents a positive step toward a strong national broadband policy
Clearwire on the Hiring Trail
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/25/2008  |  2 comments
In these dour times, Clearwire is one company that might actually staff up some in the coming weeks and months
US Sets TV Record
Contentinople  | 
11/25/2008  |  Post a comment
They can't afford anything else
Cox Biz: Cable's Next Billionaire?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/25/2008  |  Post a comment
The MSO's commercial unit sees big growth ahead as it pursues larger customers and cell backhaul opportunities
Cisco's Time Off
Craig's A-List  | 
11/25/2008  |  Post a comment
A long-standing Silicon Valley tradition
His Work Is Done
Monkey Bidness  | 
11/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Alan Colmes, we hardly knew ye
TiVo Mobilizes
The Bauminator  | 
11/25/2008  |  Post a comment
But cable box ports need not apply UPDATED 12:00 PM
Cable Advances on Advanced Ads
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/25/2008  |  Post a comment
The first interoperability test for cable's advanced ad ecosystem showed that everything's at least moving in the right direction
Clearwire Coming Up
Jonestown  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
For now, anyway
Sony Drives ADB's Set-Back
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/24/2008  |  1 comment
FCC filing reveals that Sony will spark retail strategy that combines its 'Bravia' TVs with a hideaway interactive set-top developed by ADB
Sling.com Launches
Contentinople  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Sling Media's new Sling.com is similar to Hulu
Analysts: BlackBerry Storm Is a Hit
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Analysts report that Storm, the first touch-screen BlackBerry, sold more than 100,000 units over the weekend and saw long lines and delays
Gemfire Reopens Its Doors
News Analysis  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
The optical components company is staffing back up after sending workers on an unexpected vacation
Sprint's Garcia Gone
Wireless Bits  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Top CDMA exec sprints from troubled operator
Unik Mobile TV
Wireless Bits  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Orange adds high-def mobile TV to dual-mode service
Verizon Gets All-Digi With It
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Telco's entire FiOS TV footprint shifts to digital, ensuring that Verizon makes good on a set-top waiver requirement set by the FCC
Obama on Broadband
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/24/2008  |  11 comments
The president-elect's commitments to net neutrality and universal broadband could have major ramifications for the industry worldwide
Spirent Sees Steady 2009
News Analysis  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
A brief blip in September hasn't shaken Spirent from its ongoing financial rehabilitation, with the new CEO optimistic about 2009
BigBand Plays Earth
The Bauminator  | 
11/24/2008  |  Post a comment
SDV specialist gets 'qualified' for Korean cable market
Tunable Wars
Craig's A-List  | 
11/21/2008  |  8 comments
JDSU's escalation tactic
Victoria's Mobile Secret
Contentinople  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
CBS teams up with MediaFLO to deliver a Victoria's Secret mobile channel
RIM LTE Device Could Be Years Away
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Don't hold your breath for an LTE BlackBerry – it could be years away
More Changes at AlcaLu
EuroBlog  | 
11/21/2008  |  2 comments
Staff roster at Alcatel-Lucent needs further updating
Verwaayen: Nearly All Right on LTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's new CEO lays out an aggressive new course on 4G LTE
Cloakware Reveals DTA Security Plan
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Irdeto sibling claims US cable MSOs will need an extra layer of protection to 'harden' the security of digital terminal adapters
Dish vs. TiVo
The Bauminator  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Round 543 – the bench trial
Capex Watch: Expect Shrinkage in 2009
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2008  |  14 comments
As one operator slashes its planned spending by nearly 30%, report predicts a 2% fall in global carrier capex in 2009
Entone's Steve McKay
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Death to set-tops?
TelcoTV Recap
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Three-headed commentary monster
Chipping Away at Cisco's ASR 9000
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2008  |  15 comments
Slowly, details are emerging about what speeds to expect in Cisco's newest router and what chips are (or aren't) inside
Novafora/Transmeta Faces Scrutiny
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
11/21/2008  |  Post a comment
Class action suit claims the dowry Novafora is paying for Transmeta's hand isn't enough
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