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Content posted in June 2001
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Agere's Good Bad News
News Analysis  | 
6/29/2001  |  7 comments
Agere cuts 4,000 jobs, consolidates its facilities, and writes off $900M. Wall Street saw it coming and sent the stock up
360networks Calls It Quits
News Analysis  | 
6/29/2001  |  7 comments
In another sign of the times, the Canadian carrier's filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Canada
Physicists Find Fiber's Limit
News Analysis  | 
6/29/2001  |  74 comments
There's no end in sight for bandwidth boosting innovations, says Bell Labs
Can Sycamore MIX it Up?
News Analysis  | 
6/28/2001  |  10 comments
BellSouth lights up its Multimedia Internet Exchange (MIX). It's the first test of Sycamore's comeback with the SN16000
IPOptical Races the Clock
News Analysis  | 
6/28/2001  |  13 comments
First, the startup battled Alcatel over intellectual property. Now the clock ticks as it looks for cash
CyOptics Claims Modulator Milestone
News Analysis  | 
6/28/2001  |  1 comment
Hopes to show that indium phosphide will become the material of choice for 40-gig devices. Codeon begs to differ
Storage Service Revenues Set to Soar
News Analysis  | 
6/28/2001  |  Post a comment
A poll of 300 carriers shows that storage services will represent a rising proportion of their revenues
Is Cabletron Back?
News Analysis  | 
6/28/2001  |  1 comment
Cabletron's painful turnaround process -- built on a series of spinoffs -- finally appears to be bearing some fruit
Redback's Woes Mount
News Analysis  | 
6/27/2001  |  2 comments
Redback Networks takes down quarterly earnings estimates some 30 percent
Intensive Care
News Analysis  | 
6/27/2001  |  Post a comment
Intense Photonics finally bags $11 million after a long wait
Chilling Optical Chip Dip
News Analysis  | 
6/27/2001  |  1 comment
The losses in the communications semiconductor industry breed despair. But it's the last place to look for recovery
Layoff Numbers: A (Pink) Slippery Subject
News Analysis  | 
6/27/2001  |  3 comments
Big companies are cutting thousands of jobs, but pinning down precise numbers is difficult
Riverstone Wins Big in Asia
News Analysis  | 
6/27/2001  |  Post a comment
Riverstone could have a new 10% customer: Today it announced a big deal with S. Korea's largest carrier
General Photonics Is in the Money
News Analysis  | 
6/27/2001  |  2 comments
Startup is already reaping significant revenues from PMD compensator components
Zepton: Take Me to Your Leaders
News Analysis  | 
6/26/2001  |  46 comments
Lightera founder Jagdeep Singh's got a new gig -- and Kleiner Perkins has funded it to the tune of $50M
Tachion Trolls for Cash
News Analysis  | 
6/26/2001  |  1 comment
A week after a massive layoff, Tachion is trying to raise money and reinvent itself
Nortel 'Rightsizes' Terabit Router
News Analysis  | 
6/26/2001  |  51 comments
Nortel's core routing efforts take another step back as company chops Optera Packet Core development staff in half
Phaethon Embarks on Tunability
NFOEC News Analysis  | 
6/25/2001  |  26 comments
Startup claims a unique approach to solving dispersion compensation woes on high-speed optical links
UPDATED 6/26 11am ET
Planting for the Future
News Analysis  | 
6/25/2001  |  3 comments
Alcatel and Lucent are in various stages of selling several manufacturing plants. Will it help?
iPolicy: IP Services on Speed
News Analysis  | 
6/25/2001  |  Post a comment
Company formed by merger of an Indian company and an American company touts services offered at gigabit speeds
Polaris Builds a God Box
News Analysis  | 
6/25/2001  |  15 comments
It's an optical switch and a router and an ATM switch and, and, and...
Khosla is Still Cooking
News Analysis  | 
6/23/2001  |  1 comment
The renowned VC is still dabbling with new startups while he's on sabbatical
Caspian Charges Hard
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2001  |  26 comments
Agreements with AMCC, IBM, and Iona lend credibility to the company's claims
Sour Grapes of Roth
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2001  |  13 comments
Why Qwest's Joseph Nacchio told Nortel's John Roth to stop snivelling
Cielo Pushes the Limits on Lasers
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2001  |  Post a comment
Says it will be first out of the gate with products based on 1310nm VCSELs
Multilink Debuts, Quietly
News Analysis  | 
6/21/2001  |  5 comments
After weeks of bad news, Multilink braves the troubled IPO market
Dorado Unveils Per-User Provisioning
News Analysis  | 
6/21/2001  |  30 comments
New software is supposed to put more control into the hands of end-users. But do carriers really want to do that?
Motorola Talking to RiverDelta?
News Analysis  | 
6/21/2001  |  2 comments
Rumors abound that Motorola is in acquisition talks with RiverDelta Networks
Metro Hopes Float on Riverstone
News Analysis  | 
6/21/2001  |  8 comments
Better than expected first-quarter results suggest the metro market may be recovering
Components, Anyone?
Column  | 
6/21/2001  |  9 comments
Components, Anyone? – Peter Heywood
WaveSmith Closes $31M Round
News Analysis  | 
6/21/2001  |  20 comments
Edge switch startup bucks the down trend with an "up round" and a new lead investor
Parallel Optics Boosts Bandwidth
News Analysis  | 
6/20/2001  |  9 comments
TeraConnect and Blaze Networks have got some good news for monster router developers
MRV Spinout Bound by Bonds
News Analysis  | 
6/20/2001  |  6 comments
MRV evaluates its options on eliminating $90 million in debt, which is holding back its distribution of Luminent shares
Ciena Skeptics Emerge
News Analysis  | 
6/20/2001  |  10 comments
Round of analyst downgrades reflects a common thought: How could they be immune to the telecom slump?
Tellabs Tanks on Warning
News Analysis  | 
6/20/2001  |  10 comments
The revenue shortfall may be the least of its worries: Where are the new DWDM product sales?
DWDM Slump Temporary, Says Report
News Analysis  | 
6/20/2001  |  19 comments
ElectroniCast says that the market for DWDM filters will grow more than 20 percent yearly for the next decade
Crunch Time at Tachion
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2001  |  78 comments
After cutting more than half its employees and telling them funding efforts have failed, Tachion denies it's shutting down
Calient Cuts 60 Jobs
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2001  |  17 comments
In spite of raising $225 million six months ago, the startup says it needs to cut costs
Luminous Rounds Up $80M
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2001  |  Post a comment
Metropolitan Ethernet equipment provider and recent Top Ten inductee Luminous scores a hefty round
Qwest Gives Market a Boost
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2001  |  Post a comment
Carrier reassures investors that it's on track for 2001 growth targets
A Copper and Cable Revival?
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2001  |  1 comment
TollBridge and CopperCom land cash, but broadband IP voice players have the same challenges as everybody else
BrightLink Brings Home the Bacon
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2001  |  10 comments
BrightLink's investors chip in for $35.8 million funding round; Schaller will stay on as CEO
From Graphics to Optics
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2001  |  9 comments
Creo looks to win new investors by building an optical switch built with bending fibers
Cirrex Tidies Up
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2001  |  Post a comment
Subsystem startup relaunches with former Nortel executive as CEO; refurbishes product plans
Broadcom Unveils NewPort Chip
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2001  |  Post a comment
Broadcom announces a 10-Gbit/s DWDM transport chip, its first offering from last year's NewPort acquisition
Level 3 Shares Dip on Warning
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2001  |  3 comments
Level 3 lays off 23.7 percent of its workforce and warns that losses are mounting
Zettacom Set to Score $47.5M
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2001  |  Post a comment
Startup says it's ready to go beta with a 1.7-Tbit/s switch fabric and accompanying traffic management chip
IBM Seeks Greenfield Pastures
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2001  |  Post a comment
IBM looks to adopt the specialized broadband services that Nortel, Lucent, and other vendors have had to abandon
Cisco Targets a Billion Dollar Business
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2001  |  2 comments
Storage networking could be a $1.4 billion business for Cisco by 2004, says a Byte and Switch report
Sun Setting on 360networks ?
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2001  |  2 comments
The clock is ticking as the carrier misses a debt payment to conserve cash and search for last-minute options
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