May 27, 2009  5:06 PM

Will telco shareholders really revolt over executive pay?

Posted by: WPeterson
bonuses, BT, executive pay, stocks

Despite gloomy news for BT execs (BT CEO Ian Livingston was the only one to get a bonus), Fierce Telecom's Dan O'Shea predicts telecom upper management will be

May 26, 2009  2:30 PM

New Obama cyber czar must balance security/economic needs

Posted by: KateGerwig
cyber security, Obama Administration, policy, Telecom

After months of speculation, this promises to be the week that Washington and security experts have been waiting for – the announcement of

May 14, 2009  8:20 PM

Huawei gains optical market share during recession, Asia-Pac build-out

Posted by: KateGerwig
Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, optical networking, recession

China-based Huawei is at the top of the optical networking vendor pile for the first time in Ovum’s preliminary Q1 2009 results. The bigger news is that this puts Huawei ahead of optical-stalwart...

May 13, 2009  4:27 PM

More LTE vendors join the 4G party (but no cake for Nortel!)

Posted by: WPeterson
4G, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, LTE, Nortel, Verzion

[kml_flashembed movie="" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Lately, 4G is starting to seem like (relatively) easy money for everyone ... or rather, everyone but poor, beleaguered Nortel, which is starting to remind me of Milton from...

May 11, 2009  9:53 PM

Wireless wizard: AT&T partners in search of valid revenue stream

Posted by: KateGerwig
Amazon, AT&T, Sprint, wireless, wireless operators

AT&T has taken on a partner in Sunnyvale-based Jasper Wireless, a company that will provide the technical infrastructure so AT&T can support a new...

May 8, 2009  9:54 PM

Wi-Fi: You can take it with you

Posted by: KateGerwig
3G, 4G, AT&T, broadband, hot spots, MiFi, Qwest, Verizon, Wi-Fi, wireless broadband

Being neither 3G nor 4G, Wi-Fi, with its “no G” status, is much in the news these days, which goes to show that beyond the next-gen hype, there’s life (and competition) in Wi-Fi yet.

First let’s look at Qwest, which is offering its high-speed Internet customers a good deal --...

May 8, 2009  4:01 PM

Are you worried about telecom’s “Mad Max” moment?

Posted by: WPeterson
Futurenet IPv6

It's not hard to find arguments that concerns about IPv4 address...

May 6, 2009  6:49 PM

Is IPv6 a sure thing? Not if the Pouzin Society has anything to say about it

Posted by: WPeterson
Futurenet, Internet, IPv4, IPv6, Pouzin Society

Can the Pouzin Society save the Internet in time?The Internet architecture is fundamentally broken, and IPv6 solves almost nothing. It only delays the...

May 6, 2009  4:12 PM

If RIM can’t do it, can anyone?

Posted by: WPeterson

RIM's business philosophy has long placed a high premium on carrier relationships, and the launch of the BlackBerry mobile store wasn't supposed to be a departure from that, as RIM took careful...


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