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Headcount: Give Me Liberty
News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  30 comments
Tellabs prepares to cut, Mahi hires sales muscle, Nortel vet founds a startup, and Jedai is not dead yet
Vernier Electrifies WLANs
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  1 comment
Startup says that running power over Ethernet cable can remove hidden costs of WLAN rollout
Cisco Takes On 10 GigE Competition
News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  80 comments
Cisco's new 10 GigE announcement matches competitors on performance and beats them on pricing
VPIplayer: Tool or Toy?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  4 comments
VPI's latest simulation software could slash system design times, but it's got a lot to prove first
Internet Photonics Touts VOD
News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Boasting Cablevision as customer, Internet Photonics unveils new gear for MSO video-on-demand
Nortel 'Reveals' WLAN Offerings
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  1 comment
Vendor outlines WLAN strategy to a suspecting market
Dynegy FleesTelecom
News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  4 comments
Dynegy will sell the rest of its telecom business to 360networks, in a deal that could be good for both companies
VCSELs Revisit OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Companies such as Infineon and E20 aren't giving up, planning a new round of surface-emitting laser products
Sources: Cisco's Sales Light
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  21 comments
Cisco's orders are light going into the third month of the quarter, according to several sources
Taqua Cuts in on Santera at 1stel
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  3 comments
Texas carrier confirms it swapped its SanteraOne Class 5 switch for a Taqua box
Boston Fiber Cuts Us Out
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  11 comments
A fiber cut affecting Allegiance, WorldCom, and MCI is believed to be the reason behind our Friday afternoon nap...
Nortel Preps 'Security Switch'
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  Post a comment
Enterprise product to ship in June will take on the wireless LAN startups
Lucent Pays Big to Settle Claims
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  4 comments
Lucent closes the books on shareholder lawsuits with a $568 million settlement
Aruba Unwires N+I Network
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  1 comment
But its 802.11 services are hardly ubiquitous
Global Crossing's Pal Perle Backs Off
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  1 comment
Richard Perle resigns as chairman of a Pentagon advisory group after being criticized for a Global Crossing deal
Hotspot Profits On Hold: Gartner
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  4 comments
It could be 2007 before North American public access hotspot owners start to make profits, predicts Gartner
GSMA: Back Off, Darrell!
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/28/2003  |  Post a comment
It's handbags at ten paces as GSM Association head honcho hits back at Congressman’s 'ill-timed' jibes
Broadwing Looks Ahead
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  Post a comment
Carrier completes a successful debt overhaul and recapitalizes; questions linger about sale of broadband subsidiary
Riverstone Disappoints the Street
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  8 comments
Riverstone's revenues were as expected, but large reductions in gross margins signal more trouble UPDATED 3:30
OFC Scrapbook, Part II
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  3 comments
Oh, dear: Our photo coverage of OFC continues
WaveSmith Wins at SBC
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  16 comments
WaveSmith's got the break most startups dream of. What's next?
Texas Fuels Price War
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  Post a comment
TI's aggressive tactics put pressure on 802.11b product prices, which are dropping by the week, says Lehman
Security Startups Thrive
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  Post a comment
The prospects for vendors of dedicated 802.11 security systems look enticing, says the Wireless Oracle
OFC Scrapbook, Part 1
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  1 comment
We came. We saw. We took pictures...
Dispersion Battles Continue
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  Post a comment
Startup Aelis claims a breakthrough in dispersion compensation, while others show off electronic techniques
SKOE: A Korean JDSU in the Making?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  1 comment
One of Korea's big industrial conglomerates is aiming to become a big player in components and modules
US Rep: Vive la CDMA!
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/27/2003  |  7 comments
Congressman rallies for CDMA rollout in post-conflict Iraq, slamming plans for 'outdated' European GSM tech
AT&T Shelves Grooming Test
News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  31 comments
Its halting of trials of VT1.5 grooming switches could be very bad news for startup Polaris
GalayOr's Flights of Fancy
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  2 comments
An all-optical motherboard is one of several concepts the MEMS startup is pursuing
His Brilliant Career
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  Post a comment
Short tenure as CEO of hotspot hopeful Cometa was not a flame-out, insists 'old fart' Larry Brilliant
OIF Demos Herald Interoperability
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  Post a comment
Carriers say they're encouraged by next-generation optical switching demo conducted by 24 vendors
Nortel Claims African First
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  1 comment
Vendor announces CDMA2000 1X launch in Nigeria, but it won’t be breaking out the Champa- er, Freedom Fizz just yet
Corvis Notes Broadwing Wiggle Room
News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  Post a comment
Corvis says it may reduce its share in the acquisition, but deal continues to puzzle
Analysys: Europe's Hot for Data
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  Post a comment
Data revenues are on the rise in Western Europe, according to research firm, so those GPRS networks are under pressure
Pining for PON
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  3 comments
A cheaper PON technology from Hitachi could be heading toward North America
Simon Cao Surfaces
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/26/2003  |  2 comments
The former CTO of Avanex is now CEO of Arasor and is touting some nifty lithium niobate developments at OFC
Report: Carrier Capex Cuts Continue
News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  Post a comment
Infonetics predicts N.American carriers will continue to slash capital spending in 2003. When will they stop?
Startups Tackle Optical Manufacturing
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  Post a comment
A bunch of startups at OFC are aiming to help others make optical components and subsystems
Huawei Admits Copying
News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  18 comments
Says a small amount of its router software was copied, but continues to fight lawsuit brought by Cisco
Nortel Beefs Up Ethernet Attack
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  2 comments
Incumbent equipment vendor delves into VLANs, GFP to help carriers blend Ethernet services with Sonet transport
OFC's Plenary Indulgence
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  Post a comment
The hot new trend in telecom optics is to get out of telecom optics, according to OFC's keynoters
Carriers Fail Billing Tests
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  Post a comment
Alarm bells raised over carrier billing strategies for new data services
VCs Sniff Value in Europe
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  Post a comment
Ernst & Young believes VCs and private equity investors will be attracted to the European wireless market in 2003
Hitachi Retreads IPv6 Path
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  Post a comment
Vendor joins aging IPv6 supporters club, but doubts linger over future rollout
Inplane Scores $10M More
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  3 comments
First-round investors pony up extra money for the startup as it unveils new waveguide amplifiers
Headcount: Lights, Camera, Action!
News Analysis  | 
3/25/2003  |  9 comments
Marty gets snubbed, LuxN backpedals, ex-Digilens workers get stiffed, Narad cuts, Novalux goes bankrupt
OFC Keynoter Lands on DL
News Analysis  | 
3/24/2003  |  Post a comment
Injury forces Intel's Sean Maloney to the bench; CTO to substitute
FCC Unphased by UWB
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
3/24/2003  |  Post a comment
And AT&T Wireless says any UWB interference issues will be resolved by the time it launches its 3G services
Tellabs Invests in White Rock
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis  | 
3/24/2003  |  10 comments
Has spring sprung? As Tellabs invests an undisclosed sum and integrates the product, romance is in the air
AFC Straps B-RAS on Telliant
News Analysis  | 
3/24/2003  |  Post a comment
New remote access server features give Telliant a few more jobs in the carrier central office
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