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Tauzin-Dingell Takes Another Step
News Analysis | 2/28/2002

RBOCs are clucking, CLECS are complaining, and equipment companies are clamming up after bill passes House

Power X Powers Down
News Analysis | 2/28/2002

It looks like the end of the road for the switch fabric startup, as all but 6 employees are let go

Former Alcatel Exec Cries Foul
News Analysis | 2/28/2002

Pierre Suard's forthcoming book alleges accounting monkey business at Alcatel

Real SMS Comes to the US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/28/2002

The worldwide success of SMS has finally thawed US carriers’ frosty attitude to interoperator text messaging

Cisco CFO: More Cuts Needed
News Analysis | 2/27/2002

CFO Larry Carter says operating expenses must 'get down further.' What does he mean exactly?

Caspian Starts Fresh With $120M
News Analysis | 2/27/2002

The core routing startup has managed to raise $127 million, while wiping out most of its previous equity investors

Nortel's HDX: The Future Under Fire
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 2/27/2002

Nortel's HDX optical switch is in trials and will show at OFC, but the quiet reception worries some analysts

Security Going Strong
News Analysis | 2/27/2002

Revenues for firewalls and VPNs are on the rise, according to an Infonetics report

Wireless LANs: Not so Fast
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/26/2002

Operators to be major wireless access point players? Don’t hold your breath…

Countdown to CeBIT
CEBIT News Analysis | 2/26/2002

Some tips on how to make the most of Germany's giant technology trade show

JDSU: MEMS Aren't Just Memories
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 2/25/2002

JDSU widget that combines DWDM and switching resurrects interest in MEMS. But don't hold your breath

Chiaro Lands an $80 Million Round
News Analysis | 2/25/2002

The five-year-old startup nabs $80 million in its fourth round of funding, but details on its product are slim

Qwest Sees Light at End of the Tunnel
News Analysis | 2/22/2002

CEO Nacchio waxes positive about the company's cash position. But what about its debt?

Cisco Preps Stealth Switch
News Analysis | 2/22/2002

Cisco appears to be planning an optical switch for release this fall UPDATED 02/22 4:00 PM

Cannes Do
Column | 2/22/2002

Cannes Do – R. Scott Raynovich

Maple Continues to Shed
News Analysis | 2/22/2002

Maple Optical Systems has lopped off one third of its staff

Nokia Triggers 3G Standards Debate
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/22/2002

Its announcement of an Open IP Base Station Architecture initiative has stirred up questions over who should be setting standards

Sabeus Challenges Thin Film
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 2/21/2002

Sabeus will showcase its gain flattening EDFA technology at OFC

Washout Rains $53M on Pluris
News Analysis | 2/20/2002

After five years, Pluris closes its fifth round of funding and starts afresh after a recapitalization

Operators Cast Doubts On GPRS
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/20/2002

Early networks are performing poorly when handling standard Internet applications

WaveSmith's Frame Relay Connection
News Analysis | 2/19/2002

Vendor says the multibillion-dollar frame relay market is not only alive but on the move. But who's buying?

Nortel Unveils Passport 20000
News Analysis | 2/19/2002

The long-awaited multiservice switch will keep some folks waiting a bit longer

Juniper Unveils 'Wireless Router'
News Analysis | 2/19/2002

Joint development with Ericsson connects data sent over the mobile core network to the Internet

Cisco Locks Down Security Strategy
News Analysis | 2/19/2002

Networking leader upgrades individual firewall and VPN products; is it just playing catchup?

Juniper Unveils ‘Wireless Router’
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/19/2002

Juniper launches a 'wireless router' aimed at carriers planning to move to all-IP networks

FCC Stirs Up Competitive Carriers
News Analysis | 2/18/2002

The FCC's proposed rule changes could allow incumbents to push ISPs off their networks

IFC Files Chapter 11
News Analysis | 2/15/2002

International FiberCom's financial woes touch Velocita and Metro-Optix

Juniper Sinks in Market-Share Scare
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

New report sees Cisco regaining ground lost to Juniper in the core router market; Juniper shares plummet

Tellium: Up for Sale?
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

The company appoints an M&A expert to its board. Could it be shopping for a buyer?

Report: Core Router Market Falls 22%
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

Cisco and Juniper both recorded double-digit revenue reductions between the third and fourth quarters of 2001

Nortel Nixes Passive Components
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

Auctions of vast amounts of manufacturing gear point to Nortel having halted work on AWGs and related devices

Internet Security Scare
News Analysis | 2/13/2002

A newly discovered security hole in SNMP may affect the bulk of networking gear on the planet

Centerpoint 's Appeal: Sooo 1999?
News Analysis | 2/13/2002

Centerpoint Broadband drops big names and a hazy roadmap in its search for a large funding round

Startup Shelf Life
Column | 2/12/2002

Startup Shelf Life – Doug Green

AT&T Boosts Ciena, Cisco
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

Analysts say AT&T's deals with Ciena and Cisco are old news, but it's enough to show a glimmer of optimism

WatchGuard Takes RapidStream
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

WatchGuard $48M deal to buy RapidStream may signal the start of consolidation in the security market

Deferrals Bug Cisco Investors
News Analysis | 2/8/2002

Cisco's deferred revenue situation has caused investors and analysts to turn tail

Cisco Beats Street; Growth is Flat
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Cisco beats analyst expectations for the quarter, but profits fall year-to-year and revenue growth is flat

Wireline CTO Quits Lucent
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Steven G. Akers, cofounder of Spring Tide Networks, is leaving his post as CTO of Lucent's INS group UPDATED 2/7 10AM

Multiplex Employees Get Subpoenas
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Multiplex confirms that it's being investigated by the US Attorney's Office in New Jersey

Cisco Spills the Beans
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Cisco shares tick up prior to earnings, after an executive issues memo on quarterly results

Verizon Is Not the Nation's First
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Monet Mobile Networks launched first U.S. 3G service on October 24th, 2001.

Juniper Mum on Core Router...
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Its latest core router, code-named 'Gibson,' is being tested by four major carriers, Light Reading has learned

...But Announces Dull Edge Upgrades
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Analysts expecting a new product announcement are disappointed by today's ho-hum news release

Movaz Makes Its Milestones
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Says it's shipping its switch, DWDM, and GMPLS software package that automates optical transport networks

Telecom: The Fear Factor
News Analysis | 2/4/2002

Equipment and carrier stocks melt down as the earnings season paints a grim picture of the carrier market

OptiMight Be Shutting Down
News Analysis | 2/4/2002

Sources say the long-haul optical startup is shutting its doors after failing to reach an agreement on financing

Cutting the Cord
Column | 2/4/2002

Cutting the Cord — Scott Clavenna

JDSU Says EDFAs Fixed
News Analysis | 2/1/2002

'Problems' with JDSU's EDFAs confirmed by another system maker; but JDSU says it's old news

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