It's not yet clear what impact Intel's lawsuit could have on Broadcom's nascent optical efforts.
It's putting millions into liquid-crystal DWDM components at the same time as it backs MEMS for future switches
Its ODSI initiative could be close to committing hara-kiri
Ability to dynamically allocate Sonet capacity in tiny increments sets it apart from the competition, it claims
Lightworks Lou shaken but unhurt – declines to comment on key optical networking issues
Rising demand for components boosts interest in integrated optical chip company
Did he jump, or was he pushed?
Is its all-optical switch based on ground-breaking components from Iolon, a startup backed by Khosla and Huber?
$4.5-billion AMCC/MMC merger driven by the need for a full communications chip portfolio
Company intends to break the mold for optical IPOs: no customer equity positions, and revenue on the books
Startup focuses on coarse wavelength-division multiplexing
Analysts speculate that the DOJ could ask JDSU to sell off its chip manufacturing facility to make room for SDL
Victor Mizrahi has cashed in his chips to become an entrepreneur. UPDATED 3:30 EST
Fourth quarter earnings top analysts' forecasts
Combo lets carriers offer secure IP services over fiber, but reaction to announcement is muted
Its first quarterly report shows losses and no revenue -- but analysts expect its stock to continue shooting upward
Proposed merger threatens pumped laser market
It makes a mean amplifier, and keeps it quiet
Are the days of Cisco's dominance of the core IP routing market numbered?
A $50-million sale to ATG is the first big commercial PON contract
Nortel denies an exodus of staff in the wake of recent changes
Sonet startup borrows $150 million –- and will file for an IPO in October, sources say
PCI card makes it easier to develop billing, security, and other apps for optical nets
...Without stopping once
Lawsuit may set precedent for companies suing ex-employees for alleged theft of secrets
A small deal with Qwest could eventually pay big dividends for the metro DWDM vendor
Its $700 million acquisition of Sensors Unlimited augments its recent entry into the Sonet component market
The Bull Market: Bull Exhaust?
Ciena slam dunks third quarter expectations and announces first revenue from Core Director
Cosine takes its time, raising questions about its aggressive distribution of pre-IPO shares to customers
Consolidation, announced yesterday, is only part of the picture for the optical-chip player
Yipes and Syndesis team up on bandwidth provisioning services -- but can they make it work?
Israeli terabit routing startup denies that it is courting suitors
With Sycamore and Ciena yet to report, the pattern is set: You must show upside to maintain your stock price
Zettacom says its chips can slash development times - but when will they arrive?
Bell Labs scientists demo the first organic lasers, but telecom applications are still years away
Its strategy for high-end networking components has been unclear: Buying NewPort for $1.24 billion helps clear it up
A new startup, WaveSmith, has connections with Castle Networks, bought by Unisphere
Enkido is offering OC768 (40 Gbit/s) connections in New York
The Echelle Grating concept sounds cool, but the test of successful components comes in manufacturing, not the lab
Two key executives leave Roshnee Corp., which could mean trouble for the newly formed startup
Zebulant hopes to rise from the ashes of Capillary
Alcatel takes steps to keep its secrets out of the wrong hands--including suing a South Bend "Hackers Club"
In with the new, out with the old: After Nexabit exodus, Lucent tries to whip its core routing division into shape
Another Wu-Fu Chen startup seeks to challenge Corvis, Qtera
It's got the ingredients for an IPO, including board member Mory Ejabat and carrier investors Williams and Enron
Vendors are pouring money into fiber Bragg gratings
Company officials tout optical growth in quarterly conference call, but challengers proliferate
Siemens will retain majority control
Wu-Fu Chen's startup will play in the metro space -- along with everyone else
Ditech picked up Atmosphere Networks for a song--but investors have yet to find anything to sing about
The IPO was insane. But it's not the first time Wall Street's appetite for the optical market has been redefined
Former Siara marketing VP packs his bags, but he's having a hard time getting people to follow him
Legendary entrepreneur says ultra-long-haul technology is the hottest investment in optical networking
Startups may be dropping the ball in human resources -- leaving some nasty suprises, experts say
The optical division is broken into pieces. Bosco is out, and Kim is in. Former Chromatis CEO takes lead role, too
Sycamore's founder goes East to invest in the future of optical networking
Giganet and Floware, two Israeli fixed wireless companies, cash in on the American markets UPDATED 8-4-00 8:00 PM EST
Evaluates the strategies of the competition in Opticon keynote
Expanding component startup moves stateside in pursuit of optical circuits market
Lucent's Steve Kaufman could be Avici's next president
Juniper's lead in the OC192 market seals multimillion-dollar MFN deal
Carl Russo details Cisco's optical strategy, and says Monterey and Pirelli are just fine