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Where Is VOIP?
News Analysis | 3/29/2002

Despite setbacks, suppliers insist projections are rosy for packetized voice. Can they be believed?

Pluris CEO Bolts
News Analysis | 3/29/2002

After three years as CEO and five rounds of funding, Joe Kennedy calls it quits as Pluris reorganizes

Next Sore Spot: JDSU?
News Analysis | 3/29/2002

Many of JDSU's customers have warned -- pointing to the high possibility of another revenue shortfall

Nextwave Case Drags On, Drags 3G Down
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/29/2002

The Nextwave saga is a delaying factor in the rollout of 3G services in the US

Cypress Preps Ethernet-Over-Sonet Chip
News Analysis | 3/28/2002

It's expected to announce a framer that packs four Gigabit Ethernet links into an OC48

Juniper: Guidance Down, Stock Up
News Analysis | 3/28/2002

Juniper Networks lowered its first quarter guidance yesterday. So why did the stock rise today?

AFC Goes Multiservice
News Analysis | 3/28/2002

AFC has bought a multiservice switch company for $43 million. Are RBOCs ready to migrate from ATM to IP?

Nokia to Gain Control of Symbian?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/28/2002

Would be the end of an era but not of EPOC

Nortel: Dark Rumblings From Ottawa
News Analysis | 3/27/2002

As first-quarter earnings loom, tongues wag. Can fact be sifted from fancy?

Li Named to Procket's Board
News Analysis | 3/27/2002

Tony Li isn’t leaving Procket -- he's joining the board. And the company reveals it has raised $272 million

Acme Software Vets VOIP
News Analysis | 3/26/2002

Acme routes at Layer 5 to make sure interactive voice and video traffic gets through

Software Boost for Broadband?
News Analysis | 3/26/2002

New software from companies like Atreus and SmartPipes could be a catalyst for managed IP services

OFC Party Reviews
Column | 3/26/2002

OFC Party Reviews - [anon]

Vodafone Launches (Expensive) GPRS Euro Roaming
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/26/2002

Says users will be able to send and receive data in 12 European countries, but the price might scare off customers

Sagawa Calls for Rebound (Again)
News Analysis | 3/25/2002

Bernstein analyst Paul Sagawa says investment in telecom equipment will pick up later this year

Yipes Joins Chapter 11 Club
News Analysis | 3/25/2002

CEO Parrick has some new ways to 'fix' the Ethernet services provider: One of them is bankruptcy

40-Gig Gets Testy
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/25/2002

Not all 40-Gbit/s testers are created equal, says Spirent; competitors beg to differ

Motorola + Nortel = Layoffs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/25/2002

The companies have nearly identical product portfolios, so the main reason for any merger will be to cut costs

Bell Labs Busts 40G Barrier
News Analysis | 3/22/2002

Lucent's research division claims to have sent 64 DWDM channels at 40-Gbit/s across a 4,000km span

GoAmerica to Offer First Combined WLAN/WAN Data Service
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/22/2002

GoAmerica has teamed up with Boingo to extend its wide-area wireless data service to WLAN public access ‘hotspots’

OFS: What Fiber Glut?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/21/2002

OFS claims rumors of a fiber glut have been greatly exaggerated

Vendors Unveil Amplifier Advances
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/21/2002

Metro optical amplifiers were among the most popular items at this year's OFC

Cisco's Ullal Talks Optical Future
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/21/2002

Cisco's Optical Group VP Jayshree Ullal talks about expansion, consolidation, and hot rods

SavaJe Takes On the Big Boys
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/21/2002

SavaJe gets smart with Java phone operating system

Lucent Lays on More Lambdas
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/20/2002

The vendor's sticking to its optical rollout schedule with LambdaXtreme. Expect more in 2 months UPDATED 3/21 NOON

Corvis Upgrades Optical Switch
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/20/2002

Corvis and Ciena are both using Corning's technology for their all-optical solutions

Li Spoofs Industry at OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/20/2002

Lovable ol' Uncle Tingye says: 'Enough with the phantonics, already!'

Nortel's HDX is Here
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/19/2002

Optical switch said to do it all -- Sonet/SDH, grooming, rings, mesh, whatever... Is the timing right?

Avanex/Oplink Merger: Tip of the Iceberg?
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/19/2002

Does this proposed coupling of two passive components firms herald consolidation in the industry?

MFN Shields Mystery Buyer
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/19/2002

Bankruptcy looms, and MFN is looking to sell the assets of PAIX.net subsidiary. Who's the buyer?

CTIA: Wireless News You Can Use
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/19/2002

Everyone's talking about ARPU, but is anybody doing anything about it? A news roundup from the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association Show

Équipe Partners With Ciena, Scores $40M
News Analysis | 3/18/2002

Équipe's new funding includes a small stake and strategic partnership with Ciena. Can this help it win big?

Polaris Platform Scores With VCs
News Analysis | 3/18/2002

Startup Polaris Networks received $52 million; aims for the metro core

Cisco Demos COMET
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/18/2002

Cisco announces two new customers and trots out its optical gear at OFC

Siemens Shifts Switch Strategy
CEBIT News Analysis | 3/15/2002

Plans to integrate DWDM with optical switching, just like Corvis, and roll out 40 Gig in early 2003. UPDATED March 16

Is Savvis Saved?
News Analysis | 3/15/2002

Private investors swoop in to save the day, but shareholders will still take it on the nose

Did Furukawa Buy a Lucent Lemon?
News Analysis | 3/15/2002

A new analyst report says Furukawa's losing money on the OFS group it bought from Lucent last fall

CeBIT: Wireless News You Can Use
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/15/2002

There are 8 million stories in this wireless city; these are just a few of them

Yafo Scores $22 Million
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/14/2002

Is this a sign of a spring thaw in the 40-Gbit/s winter? We'll learn more next week at OFC

Novell Makes Mobile Market Move
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/14/2002

Launches mobile systems management software derived from Callisto’s Orbiter

Bell Canada Buys Alcatel Gear
News Analysis | 3/13/2002

Alcatel signs a four-year, $400M equipment deal with Canadian incumbment

The Bit to See at CeBIT
CEBIT News Analysis | 3/13/2002

Agilent gets the prize for having the least boring new product at Germany's giant trade show

Microsoft Gets the DTs
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/13/2002

Redmond .nets another big mobile fish

Ericsson: Every Vendor's Best Friend
News Analysis | 3/12/2002

Juniper? Cisco? Axerra? Will the real Ericsson router partner please stand up?

Lucent Weighs on the World
CEBIT News Analysis | 3/12/2002

Revenue and profit warning are taken as a grand sign that nobody is out of the telecom mess just yet

Cisco Owns Up to Andiamo
News Analysis | 3/12/2002

Finally! Cisco discloses it owns 44% of Andiamo and may even buy it for $2.5 billion in stock

Study HighLights Long-Haul Differences
News Analysis | 3/12/2002

Lucent and Nortel promote 40 Gig and all-optical switches, Ciena and Fujitsu don't, in RFI exercise

Lightscape Targets Wireless With Optical Box
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/12/2002

Illustrates large potential market for optical networking gear among wireless operators

T-Networks Modulates to 40 Gbit/s
News Analysis | 3/11/2002

Components startup comes out of stealth mode with $41 million in funding for indium phosphide-based modulators

Deal Talk Boosts Riverstone, LR Index
News Analysis | 3/8/2002

Is a hush-hush reseller agreement the first step toward something bigger between Alcatel and Riverstone?

VPIsystems Gets a Makeover
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2002

New tools and subscription system should get the network design software firm back on track UPDATED

Agility Turns Out Tunables
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/8/2002

Its widely tunable laser with integrated modulator, on show at OFC, is ready to ship commercially

Cisco Eyeing Sonus
News Analysis | 3/7/2002

Will Cisco come in to rescue the ailing VOIP gateway provider?

Marconi to 'Streamline' Access
News Analysis | 3/7/2002

Marconi is shuffling its deck of access networking products. Here's news on what goes, what stays

Optical IC Market: Rebound Ahead?
News Analysis | 3/7/2002

In-Stat/MDR Report predicts that the optical IC market will grow to $1.8 billion by 2006

European IPv6 Plan Comes Under Fire
News Analysis | 3/7/2002

Arguments are breaking out over a European Commission report that urges rapid rollout of IP version 6

European IPv6 Plan Comes Under Fire
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/7/2002

Arguments are breaking out over a European Commission report that urges rapid rollout of IP version 6

Agere Favors Thin-Film Filters
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/6/2002

It's ditched AWGs in favor of thin-film filters, which it will be displaying at OFC

AraLight Cuts It Short
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/6/2002

Set to unveil its first product at OFC, AraLight is only too glad to come up short on optical modules

Sweden Invades OFC
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/6/2002

At OFC, Optillion hopes it can prove that not all Xenpak transceivers are created equal

CMOS Grows on Clarendon
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/4/2002

Clarendon Photonics uses CMOS production lines to make optical components, which it will demo at OFC

CoSine Pulls CEO Switch
News Analysis | 3/4/2002

Out with the old, in with the new, as CoSine gives CEO Hamilton the boot -- and promotes his replacement from within

Notes From Underground
Column | 3/4/2002

Notes From Underground – Stephen Saunders

Commentary: Packet Relay Radio to the Rescue?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/4/2002

Unlicensed wireless access, while slower and more complicated than fiber, nonetheless provides easier access. And it may actually spur fiber buildout

Riverstone: Insider Sales Programmed
News Analysis | 3/1/2002

Riverstone says insider selling that started a month before an earnings warning was part of a preset program

Packet Relay Radio to the Rescue?
Column | 3/1/2002

Packet Relay Radio to the Rescue? – David S. Isenberg

Lightscape Spreads East
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 3/1/2002

Lightscape wins China contract and prepares to tout product advances at OFC

Mesh Gathers Momentum
LR Mobile News Analysis | 3/1/2002

A head of steam is building behind unconventional ‘wireless mesh’ methods of delivering broadband Internet access

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