Telefonica makes it to the top 25 in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Telefonica which opened offices in 15 new European countries is the only new entrant to the top 25 in October. Focus on the firm’s announcement to move ahead with its LTE trials have also helped it to move up 2 positions to the 24th spot. Analyst focus on Austrian Telecom firms has helped Telekom Austria Read more about Telefonica makes it to the top 25 in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Siemens Communications jumps up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Siemens Communications is the top gainer in the September edition of the Lighthouse Telecoms Index. The firm, which has been rated a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for Corporate Telephony and Unified Communications, shot up 15 positions to the 28th spot. Another upward move can help it get a spot in our top 25 list. Read more about Siemens Communications jumps up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Tiscali moves up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Tiscali is the biggest gainer this month. The firm has been acquired by TalkTalk and has moved up 11 positions. Qwest is up 9 positions this month as analyst focus on its efforts to focus on its broadband business help it to improve its position in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index. Vodafone which has announced the Read more about Tiscali moves up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Alcatel-Lucent moves up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Alcatel-Lucent is the most prominent gainer this month as it moves up 2 positions to the 8th spot. It has received the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award but the improvement in the firm’s ranking can be mainly attributed to its new strategic alliance with HP. Brocade, which has announced double digit growth in its share Read more about Alcatel-Lucent moves up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Siemens Communications jumps up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

The biggest gainer this month is Siemens Communications(not shown in the image on right) which has jumped up a massive 29 positions this month. The firm, which was converted into a joint venture of Siemens and the Gores Group last year, has recently announced new wireless products with Enterasys(another Gores Group company) and is ranked Read more about Siemens Communications jumps up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Verizon moves up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

The highest profile gainer this month is Verizon which moved up 2 positions to the 4th spot. Analyst focus on the Verizon selling off most of its business in the rural areas to Frontier Communications has helped it make this move up in the index this month. T-Mobile is also one of the most prominent Read more about Verizon moves up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

3Com and Ciena jump up the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

The highest profile gainer this month is 3Com which has gone up 10 positions this month and has entered the top 25. The firm has beaten profit forecasts for a third consecutive quarter and looks set to expand its market share in Asian markets. Ciena which announced an expansion of its Carrier Ethernet Service Delivery Read more about 3Com and Ciena jump up the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Nortel moves to the top 5 in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Nortel is the most high profile mover this month, a result of both that firm’s bankruptcy protection filing and because of analyst interest in VoIP and contact centre solutions. It has moved up 2 spots and have gained a place in the top 5 this month. The firm’s plan to sell off certain portions of Read more about Nortel moves to the top 5 in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Sony Ericsson jumps up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Sony Ericsson is the biggest gainer this month with a jump of 11 positions. The firm has reported a decline in the number of units shipped last quarter but its announcement to join the Open Handset Alliance has helped it to improve its profile with the analysts. Vodafone, which has been holding trials to improve Read more about Sony Ericsson jumps up in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Lighthouse Telecoms Index – Embarq biggest gainer in 2008

The biggest improvement in rank in 2008 has been made by Embarq which improved its ranking from 56 to 41. One major reason for this upward movement is its announcement to merge with CenturyTel and it would be interesting to see how Embarq ranks a year from now when the hype of the merger settles Read more about Lighthouse Telecoms Index – Embarq biggest gainer in 2008[…]

Alltel gains ground in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Alltel has jumped up 10 positions this month to be ranked as the biggest mover in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index. The firm has added a million gross customers for the fourth consecutive quarter and is now ranked 27th. Deutsche Telekom has also gained 2 positions and has managed to enter into the top 25 this Read more about Alltel gains ground in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]

Ericsson moves into the top 5 this month in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index

Ericsson sees the highest profile jump this month as it moves up 2 places to the 4th spot. Ericsson just received the TelcoTV Vision Award. It’s improvement in ranking is also due to coverage of its subsidiary Redback Networks. O2 which has claimed to enhance the mobile internet experience of its users has also gained Read more about Ericsson moves into the top 5 this month in the Lighthouse Telecoms Index[…]