Telecom Timeout:

February, 2009


February 24, 2009  10:17 PM

Broadband stimulus: A universal service?

Posted by: KateGerwig
broadband, Broadband Stimulus Plan, Obama Administration

Like the housing bailout, the telecom industry has its very own hot-head issue. It’s a little like crazy radio, but the people taking up the airwaves are talking about the $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus funds earmarked to help build out infrastructure for rural and underserved areas. ...

February 23, 2009  10:50 PM

Telecom Timeout: IPTV and Ethernet for the win

Posted by: MichaelDKelly
Alcatel-Lucent, Carrier Ethernet, IPTV, Nortel, Verizon

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This week's Telecom Timeout features the latest information on Verizon's new CFO, Alcatel-Lucent's new Carrier Ethernet switch, and more on IPTV and Nortel.


February 16, 2009  7:59 PM

Telecom Timeout: Trials and Tribulations

Posted by: MichaelDKelly
Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, digital television conversion, Juniper Networks

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Juniper Q4 2008 results, Alcatel-Lucent's end of year 2008 results, U.S. digital television conversion and AT&T out-sourcing suspension are a few topics covered on...

February 9, 2009  8:55 PM

Telecom Timeout: Groundhog Day

Posted by: WPeterson
femtocells, Nortel, U.S. digital television conversion, Verizon

Last week's update is a little late, but here it is: [kml_flashembed movie="" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] This was originally shot for February 4, 2009.

February 5, 2009  10:27 PM

Alcatel-Lucent’s earnings: Moving to half-full

Posted by: KateGerwig
Alcatel-Lucent, broadband, equipment vendors, IP, Next Generation Networks, telephone equipment, wireless broadband

It’s much harder to see the glass as half-full when you’re used to half-empty -- or completely empty. Enter Alcatel-Lucent’s 2008 year-end financial results and its $6.2 billion loss. So it may not sound like it at first, but there’s something in that glass, and CEO Ben Verwaayen, who took...

February 5, 2009  3:22 PM

Sorry, Verizon: No 700 Mhz spectrum for you til June

Posted by: WPeterson
digital TV, Obama, policy, Verizon

It looks like our resident telecom guru Tom Nolle, who runs our sister blog Uncommon Wisdom, was right again: The House finally went along with the Senate on the second time around, passing a delay to the digital TV transition 264...

February 4, 2009  4:42 PM

The ultimate telecom Valentine?

Posted by: WPeterson
Cisco, mobile backhaul, Valentine's Day, YouTube

Amy Kucharik from sister blog Network Hub sent along some Valentine's Day gift advice from Cisco. We won't ruin the surprise, but it sure has put my...

February 4, 2009  3:31 PM

Telecom Timeout: Episode 2 — Quarterly Reports

Posted by: WPeterson
AT&T, telecom timeout, Verizon, video update

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