Startup plans to introduce its first product at Supercomm, a 40-Gbit/s single-chip framer
Did Tellium try to save Sonet gear-maker Cratos Networks? The point may be moot, as sources say Cratos is toast
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
The BaySpec acquisition is off, raising doubts about whether Finisar can complete other planned deals
Pat Gelsinger was up to his old tricks at Intel's Developer Forum this week
Senator Joseph Lieberman is the latest politician who thinks he can solve the telecom industry's woes
Slightly used European carrier seeks buyer. Clean credit rating preferred
The startup has unveiled Ethernet PON equipment -- and drawn attention to the technology's uncertain future
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
Access equipment vendors look to storm Supercomm with last-mile wares that combine voice and data services
Plans to upstage others developing diffractive MEMS technology, like LightConnect and Silicon Light Machines
Latest from Ottawa: more layoffs, a reorg of long-haul optical, and the potential sale of the components division
Startup West Bay says its latest chip will bring the full benefits of next-gen Sonet to SDH equipment
The latest results from BT's former mobile operator reinforce the view that it's a prime acquisition target
As its former bankruptcy rescue plan falls apart, the Global Crossing restructuring has grown more desperate
Startups need to stretch their cash, and many are dialing back extensively: But isn't there a risk of becoming obsolete?
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
HP & MIT researchers are working on ways to make wireless WANs and LANs play nice
Claims that its new framer chip makes it possible to adjust the size of Sonet channels on the fly
Williams Communications, The U. of Tulsa, and Network Test are behind Light Reading's latest test
Internet Initiative Japan, the company that pioneered dial-up access, is in danger of making money -- on Ethernet
Level 3's planned acquisition of Software Spectrum won't change its underlying problems, analysts say
Metro equipment startup Dynarc gives up the ghost; component player Solus files for Chapter 11
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
Cash is king, as New Focus raises $50M from Intel, which is looking like an optical components consolidator
Standard & Poors cut Qwest's credit rating to junk status yesterday. Qwest says it's just not fair
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
Pick a technology -- China's experimenting with them all on the way to third-generation networks
Sales of broadband cable access are up, but losses are greater than expected
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
Broadwing's stock took a sudden nosedive today, but the company says fears are overblown
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?
Makes content-free announcement. Gets bombastic over the billions it's spent on the project
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
Its platform, which runs broadcast video over existing phone lines, will be on display at Supercomm
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
Startups offer the wireless equivalent of a push-up bra for 2.5G networks
Cynthia Ringo, a former VC and ex-CEO of CopperCom, has taken the helm at Pluris -- temporarily
Vendor says it doesn't see the market for a high-end OEO grooming switches at this time UPDATED 5/20 10:30 AM
Startup says carriers will have a field day with its signal conditioning technology
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
Predictably, NTT DoCoMo is first major carrier to put WLAN chips in 3G devices
WLAN hotspots could take a tasty chunk out of 3G revenues, according to the CEO of Columbitech
Whispers from Europe say Ericsson may swap its DWDM products in favor of Marconi's UPDATED 5/17 10:30 AM
Corvis's sales VP is out; former Dorsal CEO becomes president as the merger becomes official
The latest financials appear to show progress. Can Cogent prove the skeptics wrong?
The UK operator may soon regain a single A debt rating - more than can be said for its continental counterparts
Two new multisource agreements threaten to eat away the market for Xenpak optical transceivers, says RHK
The industry is heading toward fewer carriers and possibly fewer networks to ease the capacity glut
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
KPNQwest announced today that both its debt and its equity securities may be worthless. Bankruptcy could be looming
The carrier's banking on Ethernet as its next big business connectivity service. Are hopes too high?
JDSU writes off another $100M for the sinking shares of Nortel it received when it sold its Zurich plant
The US Supreme Court has upheld the FCC pricing method for unbundled services -- a victory for competitive carriers
The security supplier says its deal with Ericsson will give it an inside track to carrier markets
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
How much is in your wallet? Not as much as before, according to Light Reading's latest work poll
Nortel gets optical with Brocade, soon after Cisco and Brocade break up. Coincidence?
Significant layoffs could be a sign that all is not well at the tunable laser startup
German operator 'would face bankuptcy if not supported by France Telecom' says analyst
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
Three rating agencies reduce ratings on WorldCom's debt, as the carrier mulls $1B capex cut UPDATED 5/13 11AM
Cisco looks to breathe new life into switching and routing product lines with optical enhancements like CWDM
The Little WLAN That Couldn't
Investments into and out of VC funds were the lowest in years during 1Q02 UPDATED 05/09/02 5:30 PM
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
Ethernet Frame Relay – Scott Clavenna
Sprint, SBC, and Verio announce VPN services at N+I, and equipment providers rush to congratulate themselves
A move brought down their Website and phones, but management's suddenly reappeared to say "all's well" UPDATED 4PM
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
As WorldCom's stock languishes near $2, the market forsees disaster. How bad is it?
The startup is taking another crack at convincing the world that its PolicyEdge chip is a genuine network processor
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?
Through its reseller arrangement with Motorola, startup Turin takes a bold step into the cable equipment market
The access startup's desperate fight for survival took an unforeseen toll on its human resources
NetVmg opens itself up to a new market and further validates the idea of route optimization
Frustration builds as competitive carriers and incumbents lock horns over broadband access regulation
France Telecom creates new wonderwear that's geekier than Gap, smarter than you!
Gallic charm meets Times Square with France Telecom's multimedia wonderwear.
Chinese companies may be reverse engineering low-end optical components and selling them cheap
As Universal Access bows out, OnFiber buys Sphera's multimillion-dollar network for a mere $2.3M
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
Zaffire founder Near Margalit goes to MRV, where his father is boss, to help the company reorganize itself
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
WLAN VOIP is a go for industry, but could it hit the hotspots?
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
Ciena's leading the market in long-haul DWDM, but it's a leaner market with smaller prospects, says IDC
Startup is banking on photonic crystals giving it a breakthrough in integrated optical components
RIM has extended enterprise strategy and carrier partnerships.