Marconi had to recall 'hundreds' of amplifiers last year after a JDSU component failed
McLeodUSA's bankruptcy and reorganization adds to the mounting carrier financial madness
Shareholders and creditors -- including Alcatel, Cisco, Lucent, Nortel, and Juniper -- are left holding the bag
Supporters of controversial telecom legislation take over Comnet panel, feeling confident of a victory
Big changes are happening in the cable industry, big bucks are being spent on routers
Was Corvis Chairman David Huber leaping in to save Dorsal, another company he chaired?
Siemens ICN CEO Mark Floyd is leaving, in the wake of poor financials, less than six months after he started
Wireless and data access services are fueling worldwide telecommunications growth, says IDC report
The jury's still out on the multisource agreement for 10-gig Ethernet transceivers
We Could Be Heroes – R. Scott Raynovich
VCs remain committed to optical, but startups are being put through more paces before the checks are mailed
Multiservice switching startup raises $50M in funding and says there's more on the way
Lucent leads debut of LambdaUnite switch with news of Deutsche Telekom adoption -- and a few new details
Cisco adds integrated Layer 3 functionality to its mid-range Ethernet switch and ups the ante on the competition
Software startup says it can make programming (Intel's) network processors a lot easier
Verizon CEO takes digs at regulators and equipment vendors, but offers hope for spending on next-gen gear
CEO Joe Nacchio says ongoing economic woes are to blame for reduced guidance and capex, possible asset sales
Startup emerges from stealth mode to demo its 10-Gbit/s Ethernet-over-RPR solution at the Comnet tradeshow
The startup fine-tunes its staffing after shrinking to nearly half its former size
A new wad of funding will help the startup round out its line of high-density transceivers
International carrier files Chapter 11, leaving bondholders and banks with a slice, while shareholders get zip
What does Nortel see as the key to reducing carrier costs? Ethernet metro networks UPDATED 1/28 2:45 PM
The MRX targets carriers wanting to upgrade and consolidate IP and ATM infrastructures
Startup might be the first to actually ship a 10-gig network processor
Caspian's search for funding at a rock-bottom valuation draws attention to a VC trend: the washout round
One of Intel's optical components acquisitions loses two execs but doubles in size
Profit warnings from two bandwidth barons have led their shareprices to tumble by as much as 65 percent
Lucent will announce the LambdaUnite optical switch next week. How big is the threat to Ciena?
Cisco and Nortel's proposal for Resilient Packet Ring has passed UPDATED 1/24 3:25 PM
Deep-reaching reorganization will leave virtually no employee at the company untouched
Says its multiservice provisioning platform doesn't cut corners on Sonet or gigabit Ethernet UPDATED 1 PM
DSL Startup raises $75M for a bigger, badder access box that combines POTS services with broadband access
RAD Data Comm's latest announcement highlights CPE-based solutions for multiservice telecom delivery UPDATED 1/24 4 PM
Startup aims to build 10- and 40-Gbit/s optical modules that use signal processing to clean up distorted signals
Startups seeking a carrier customer have the odds stacked against them, say keynoters
All eyes are on the next quarter, as Lucent insists it's still on track for profitability this year
It says its latest chip set could be used to make genuine terabit routers. Could it really?
By biding its time, Alcatel has got a foothold in the Sonet metro market for a mere $135 million
Procket mulls giving former Cisco VP Bill Conlon a board seat as its restructuring continues
Improvements to its SN16000 look a little ho-hum, but they might hit the spot with carriers
Megasense says it can cut the cost of optical components by "more than an order of magnitude"
The service provider denies any change of direction, but its messages seem decidedly different
Startup moves to making high-performance Ethernet chips rather than simply designing them
Its iFlow Accountant co-processor could help carriers generate bigger profits from their bandwidth
Announces service provisioning software for its multiservice edge router
Optical Survivors – John Dexheimer, Lightwave Advisors
Brings technology a little closer to making optical routers a practical proposition
Cisco lands deals with Hangzhou Netcom and China Telecom, but competition for business in China is cutthroat
Canadian core router company raises $12M in venture captial and $31M debt to bring its product to market
After its business fell 38% in 2001, Nortel expects at least one more quarter of declining revenue
Sweden's Xelerated delivers the first part of its 40-Gbit/s network processor package: the development tools
Despite the hype, in the world's first test of 2-Gbit/s FC switches, only QLogic produced the goods
Israeli startup plans demo of 'first 10-Gbit/s all-optical wavelength converter' at OFC
The US Supreme Court ruling keeps broadband cable regulation in the hands of the FCC
Who'll catch the next wave of spending? The Optical Oracle identifies who's ready -- and who's not
Telecom veteran Dave Orr to replace Arun Bellary as Metro-Optix's president and CEO
Telseon secures $20 million in funding and says it expects to break even in 2002
Despite the risks, this defiant startup says 20 customers and a solid business plan proves it's on the right track
Juniper's short-term outlook is still ugly, but management sees a rosy future -- UPDATED 7:30 PM
All-optical networking was supposed to revolutionize telecom, but when will the promise be fulfilled?
The company's got a fresh range of charges coming, and guidance goes down
GigX, a Houston-based carrier's carrier, picks ADVA for strategic wavelength services -- and unpicks Sorrento
What's the impetus behind Telica landing $60 million in third-round funding? People that buy the stuff
Startup says all-optical amp will be designed to lower both operational and capital costs
Sarnoff spinout Lamina Ceramics secures $12 million for its ceramic-on-metal optoelectronics packaging process
The head of a well backed long-haul startup says last week's 7 percent layoff was unrelated to financing plans
Unisphere emphasizes its dedication to edge routing by introducing a speedier chip
For big companies buying promising startups, keeping the top execs can be a gamble
Shares up on Needham upgrade, one week after CSFB’s blessing, as FNSR rally gains momentum
OptiMight is still trying to clear matters with creditors while paving the way for new funding
Could it be time for -- 3G?
Juniper is set to announce Lloyd Carney as new chief operating officer UPDATED 4:50 PM
With the hiring of a new CEO, top Lucent execs are guaranteed millions of dollars in bonuses
A cool components startup has popped up in Singapore with 3 shipping products, 100 staff, and its own fab plant
The hot, young startup is already going through growing pains. Is Procket respinning its strategy?
Report says planar waveguide circuits will show 40 percent growth rates through 2006
Cisco's CEO talks about market-share and acquisitions. But who'll they buy, and where's the next growth?
Its $25 million purchase of Silicon Packets gets it closer to being a one stop shop for line card chips
Cisco's getting more judicious about acquisitions, says CEO Chambers. What's changed?
Despite the market perking up a bit, experts expect only a few IPOs and cheap acquisitions in 2002
Lucent Stands Pat – R. Scott Raynovich
Well... Euros, anyway. The optical switch maker looks close to a deal with Deutsche Telekom
EZChip and Fast-Chip deliver 10-gigabit network processor designs to foundries
NetScreen's new products take security to a new level, tackling both the service provider and enterprise market
Meet the new boss: Patricia Russo, an ex-Lucent exec who left under the reign of Rich McGinn, returns
Former Avici CEO, Panditi heads for what he hopes is another IPO as CEO of softswitch maker Convergent
Joins PMC-Sierra in unveiling Ethernet-over-Sonet mapper chips
Corning's reopening of two fiber production facilities doesn't mean the fiber glut is over -- UPDATED 4:30 PM
Startup cuts jobs in order to eke out cash reserves through 2002
Riverstone scores another huge deal in Asia, but where are the U.S. wins?
A portfolio of 27 companies goes for about $100 million. Experts call Lucent's sale of internal VC group 'unique'
Analyst Paul Sagawa sees light at the end of the capital spending tunnel
Finisar is one of the leading gainers as Wall Street optimism grows
Bondholders and investors face off as McLeod misses an interest payment and inches toward bankruptcy
The reverse IPO planned by Cogent with Allied Riser is imminent. Can the new entity beat the clock?
OptiMight says it's lining up a big round of venture capital. But its creditors may have the last word
Executives jumped around a lot in 2001. Here's a recap of the most important moves for the year
The companies earmarked in this year's largest goodwill writedowns were the ones Nortel bet biggest on
Lucent executives -- even those forced out -- are arguably the richest in the business