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Sprint Nextel picks up another affiliate

Apr 21, 20062 mins

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Sprint Nextel picks up another affiliate, 04/20/06

Sprint Nextel Thursday announced that it is buying UbiquiTel for $1.3 billion.

Juniper Q1 at low end of guidance, 04/19/06

Juniper Networks posted first quarter sales well below analyst forecasts, signaling a period of slowing growth for the 10-year-old company.

Cisco invests in content protection company, 04/19/06

Widevine Technologies, a provider of downloadable content protection and digital forensics, this week attracted investments from Cisco and TELUS.

Verizon Business gives users a dashboard, 04/19/06

Verizon Business plans to help its customers keep their eyes on the business road by making it easier for them to keep track of their telecommunications services.

WAN Newsletter: What’s motivating organizations to deploy MPLS?, 04/18/06

MPLS has been a frequent topic of conversation in this newsletter (see below for examples of MPLS issues we discussed last year) and today we …

Force10 scales IPS to 10G Ethernet, 04/17/06

Force10 Networks is expected to launch this week its first security product that lets customers inspect traffic and enforce intrusion-detection and …

Yipes hikes SLAs on Ethernet services, 04/17/06

Yipes Enterprise Services this week is expected to boost its Ethernet service-level agreements in an effort to provide stronger guarantees for delay-sensitive applications.

Opinion: Let competition bring broadband to boonies – and New Orleans, 04/17/06

I have nothing against telcos making a profit. Capitalism is the engine that drives the economy. But competition is the fuel. A business model based on lobbying politicians to stifle competition leaves the innovation engine running on fumes – and …