Uncommon Wisdom:

September, 2007

September 14, 2007  3:49 PM

Packet optical networking destined for bigger growth

Posted by: Tom Nolle
Metro Ethernet, Optical Networking

September 14 2007: Heavy Reading reports that tremendous growth is expected in packet optical networking, and for once we think they may be even a bit conservative in terms of volume. Packet optical networking is a broad range of stuff that represents non-SONET transport, and one...

September 14, 2007  2:59 PM

Apple bids for spectrum? Doubtful

Posted by: Tom Nolle

September 14 2007: Apple may join the ranks of spectrum bidders in the upcoming FCC auction according to many reports, but we're doubtful this would happen. First, having its own 3G network might put Apple into competition with other network operators to whom Apple hopes to sell...

September 13, 2007  3:41 PM

Policy management must link to ROI

Posted by: Tom Nolle

September 13 2007: The Yankee Group almost got it right in a call with journalists on what service providers need to do. The analyst says that policy management and not bandwidth is the answer, but while it's true that policy management is important it's not that simple. What is...

September 12, 2007  3:37 PM

Tellabs still up for grabs

Posted by: Tom Nolle
Metro Area Networks

September 12 2007: Tellabs has been the target of acquisition rumors for a month or more, but Light Reading is now reporting that the suitors may be less interested since their own stocks have declined. Citing a UBS report, the article below suggests that because the share price...

September 11, 2007  3:34 PM

Korean ISP to launch Internet HDTV network

Posted by: Tom Nolle

September 11 2007: A Korean ISP is planning to launch a kind of "Internet HDTV network", which would use the country's ultrafast Internet access to delivery HDTV content. The same concept is said to be under consideration by a US ISP, according to the article referenced here, but...

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