WaveSmith's edge switch is replacing Marconi gear at Global NAPs -- but where's the IP?
It's all part of a grand plan to focus on higher-level stuff -- notably, softswitches
Pat Gelsinger was up to his old tricks at Intel's Developer Forum this week
Slightly used European carrier seeks buyer. Clean credit rating preferred
Broadwing is the first customer of Tellabs' 6400, which it acquired when it bought Ocular Networks
The switch-maker says it's got a way for carriers to carve up optical bandwidth and deliver more services
Latest from Ottawa: more layoffs, a reorg of long-haul optical, and the potential sale of the components division
The DC Court of Appeals has sided with the RBOCs, after the US Supreme Court rules for competitive carriers
Nortel has a new box to bridge the gap in its next-gen Sonet offerings. Is there another message here?
Startups see key value in combining Sonet and DWDM in metro gear. Two have announcements today
Vodafone's bottom line looks like a bloodbath, but core revenues and margins are solid
Williams Communications, The U. of Tulsa, and Network Test are behind Light Reading's latest test
A group of ex-Nortel employees licenses technology and forms content and security processor startup Seaway Networks
Japan's leading cable maker is axing portions of its OFS acquisition in the wake of further losses
Will its remote backup and mirroring service over optical fly where other storage service providers have flopped?
Despite heavy losses, the company's looking ahead to ONI merger and a renewed focus on international carriers
Riverstone says it nudged aside Cisco in another win at KT Corp. Is the router vendor putting all its eggs in one basket?
Startup BTI Photonics says its subsystem can take a lot of the sweat out of developing transport equipment
Redback gets some sorely needed cash, but the company isn't boosting its revenue estimates
T-Mobile is the only gem that still glimmers in DT's battered crown
M&A rumors and layoff concerns increase as Sycamore's business continues to droop
Innovance launches Corvis-like products. NEC and Tellium offer a halfway house
The Optical Oracle predicts that only two or three of today's IP core router players will survive the telecom winter
Packet Design says its new product watches and listens to routers in the network. Will carriers listen?
Will 1+1=1? Juniper looks to get a leg up on Cisco in the edge router market UPDATED 1:30PM ET
After defaulting on debt payments and being delisted from Nasdaq, the metro fiber carrier files for restructuring
MPLS VPNs are gaining momentum, as two switch/router vendors, Laurel and Riverstone, add features
Startup's huge, honking IP service edge switches are ready for display at Supercomm
IP services startup gets more dough for its network devices, which it plans to show off at Supercomm
Vendor says it doesn't see the market for a high-end OEO grooming switches at this time UPDATED 5/20 10:30 AM
Qwest's networking division has another engineering shakeup, raising hopes it will buy from startups again
White Rock joins the CWDM crowd with an eight-port device
The latest financials appear to show progress. Can Cogent prove the skeptics wrong?
Two new multisource agreements threaten to eat away the market for Xenpak optical transceivers, says RHK
South Korean CDMA specialist sets out to the help the little guys battle AT&T, Sprint, & Verizon
The executive credited with making Fujitsu a market leader in Sonet equipment has been lured away by Cisco
The carrier's banking on Ethernet as its next big business connectivity service. Are hopes too high?
The US Supreme Court has upheld the FCC pricing method for unbundled services -- a victory for competitive carriers
Redback says it's improved its edge router for service providers -- and it has more trash talk for Cisco
Along with other aging, well-funded core routing startups, Pluris is white-knuckling it these days, as layoffs show
Nortel gets optical with Brocade, soon after Cisco and Brocade break up. Coincidence?
This group's pushing hard for non-RPR Ethernet in carrier networks. Can it work? UPDATED 5/14 1:30 PM
Cisco is prepping a set of core routers that go to terabits (in theory) -- but they can't be tied together
Announces products, big and small, plus customers in Italy... and Alaska!
Fujitsu broadens its product lineup with two new metro DWDM boxes from its ADVA agreement
It'll generate huge revenues in the long term, but it isn't going to drive demand for GPRS networks anytime soon, says Ovum
Force10's getting ready to ship a 10-Gig Ethernet switch, which it demonstrated at N+I this week
Carl Russo, once head of Cisco's optical networking group, has left the company
Cisco looks to breathe new life into switching and routing product lines with optical enhancements like CWDM
And only half the industry players will still be around in 2010, according to the latest Light Reading survey
Stealthy startup's planning an access system that will 'never' run out of bandwidth
Sprint, SBC, and Verio announce VPN services at N+I, and equipment providers rush to congratulate themselves
Picks a fight with Qualcomm by calling for a limit on royalty payments for the use of 3G patents
After Cisco's cheery earnings report, battered equipment stocks ratchet up gains UPDATED 5PM ET
Cisco CEO John Chambers presents his company as a poster child of economic success after its earnings spark optimism
A former Agere exec on a juicy retirement package joins forces with startup MegaSense. Does that make Agere happy?
The technology to enable wireless Internet access on planes is on the runway. When will it be cleared for takeoff?
Profits higher than expected, but CEO John Chambers still won't call the bottom
Its shares hit an all-time low as rumors, rivals, and customer woes drive it into single digits UPDATED 05/08, 10:33 AM
Mukesh Chatter's stealthy startup has raised $37M, but the company says it will close $45M
Intrusion detection and anti-virus applications are showing up on security appliances with gigabit capacity
It's official -- SMS means more revenue. Why didn't the U.S. Carriers think of this earlier?
NetVmg opens itself up to a new market and further validates the idea of route optimization
Has it been hibernating? Retrenching? Whatever it is, the metro startup's ready to show its wares publicly
Embattled startup has slashed its headcount and is spinning off its wireless business
Sprint has technology & marketing edge according to the Wireless Oracle report on how U.S carriers are preparing for 3G
Company plans to announce huge upgrade to IOS software in the next couple of weeks; touts network resiliency
Sources say Juniper is now eyeing Unisphere; in the meantime, Unisphere spins out its voice business
The latest version of Canada's key research network could boost commercial deployment as well
CEO Bijan Khosravi says this round will help bring the startup to breakeven next year
Thousands go without service after Verizon loses a fiber optic cable serving 15,000 phone lines
Cisco buys two previously mysterious spin-ins to help revive its cable/broadband and Internet switching products
After Sycamore's earnings warning on Tuesday, layoff rumors sprout while speculation talk simmers
RIM has extended enterprise strategy and carrier partnerships.