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Ciena and ONI: Wedding of the Year?
News Analysis | 2/18/2002

The $900M merger of Ciena and ONI Systems will ensure optical success, the CEOs say. Can they pull it off?

FCC Stirs Up Competitive Carriers
News Analysis | 2/18/2002

The FCC's proposed rule changes could allow incumbents to push ISPs off their networks

IFC Files Chapter 11
News Analysis | 2/15/2002

International FiberCom's financial woes touch Velocita and Metro-Optix

What's Next for Kestrel?
News Analysis | 2/15/2002

The elusive FDM company continues to give out mixed messages. Where's it all going?

Components: Measure Once, Cut Better
OFC/NFOEC News Analysis | 2/15/2002

A handful of companies aim to bring optical component manufacturing out of the 1970s

Juniper Sinks in Market-Share Scare
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

New report sees Cisco regaining ground lost to Juniper in the core router market; Juniper shares plummet

Tellium: Up for Sale?
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

The company appoints an M&A expert to its board. Could it be shopping for a buyer?

Report: Core Router Market Falls 22%
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

Cisco and Juniper both recorded double-digit revenue reductions between the third and fourth quarters of 2001

Nortel Nixes Passive Components
News Analysis | 2/14/2002

Auctions of vast amounts of manufacturing gear point to Nortel having halted work on AWGs and related devices

Internet Security Scare
News Analysis | 2/13/2002

A newly discovered security hole in SNMP may affect the bulk of networking gear on the planet

Williams: Blowing Wind?
News Analysis | 2/13/2002

Williams Communications forecasts 20 percent revenue growth for Q1 2002, but analysts say it may not be enough

Level 3's Crowe: "We're Clean"
News Analysis | 2/13/2002

Carrier's CEO says its IRU swaps were done properly. Is Crowe painting a target on himself?

Centerpoint 's Appeal: Sooo 1999?
News Analysis | 2/13/2002

Centerpoint Broadband drops big names and a hazy roadmap in its search for a large funding round

Global Crossing: More Questions
News Analysis | 2/13/2002

IRUs may be just the start. At Global Crossing, the questions about insider sales and corporate debt will linger

Sycamore: Everybody Hurts
News Analysis | 2/12/2002

Sycamore continues the painful process of aligning its business to larger carrier customers

Atrica Attracts $75M
News Analysis | 2/12/2002

Optical Etherent startup scores a whopping $75 million in its third round of funding

Multilink Shrinks Modulator Module
News Analysis | 2/12/2002

Claims that its modulator driver occupies 75 percent less board space than competing products

Nortel Puts On a Brave Face
News Analysis | 2/12/2002

CEO says profitability will return by yearend but has a tough time explaining why

ONI's Evans Hones the Message
News Analysis | 2/12/2002

Peter Evans, a former Nortel man, jumps on board in a mission to take the company to the next level

Startup Shelf Life
Column | 2/12/2002

Startup Shelf Life – Doug Green

Nortel CFO Leaves After Probe
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

Nortel's CFO apparently shifted some minor investments outside the permitted window. Now he's gone

AT&T Boosts Ciena, Cisco
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

Analysts say AT&T's deals with Ciena and Cisco are old news, but it's enough to show a glimmer of optimism

Sayonara Cinta
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

Cinta Networks shuts its doors due to lack of funding

ONI's RBOC Customer: Qwest?
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

Qwest, an existing ONI customer, looks to be deploying ONI gear in its regulated network

Qwest Called on Global Crossing
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

Fiber swap deals between Qwest and Global Crossing may be at issue in SEC subpœna

WatchGuard Takes RapidStream
News Analysis | 2/11/2002

WatchGuard $48M deal to buy RapidStream may signal the start of consolidation in the security market

Corning: 'We've Hit Bottom'
News Analysis | 2/8/2002

Execs say they feel the rocks below. But how long they'll stay submerged is an open question

Deferrals Bug Cisco Investors
News Analysis | 2/8/2002

Cisco's deferred revenue situation has caused investors and analysts to turn tail

Corvis: How Low Can It Go?
News Analysis | 2/8/2002

The company's stock tumbles on news of the cancellation of Qwest's purchase order

Global Crossing Under Fire
News Analysis | 2/8/2002

Inquiries into the Global Crossing bankruptcy are accelerating: Expect more

ONI Pushes Toward RBOCs
News Analysis | 2/7/2002

ONI touts a secret RBOC account as both revenues and losses increase in its Q4 earnings

Tellabs Takes a New Tack
News Analysis | 2/7/2002

Tellabs is changing its product strategy by reselling a product from White Rock Networks

Fiber to Home: Dream Deferred?
News Analysis | 2/7/2002

Will residential fiber-optic rollouts ever materialize? UPDATED 2/8 1PM

WorldCom's Ebbers Stands Firm
News Analysis | 2/7/2002

WorldCom calls bankruptcy rumors 'nonsense' on quarterly conference call; profits fall short of estimates

Cisco Beats Street; Growth is Flat
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Cisco beats analyst expectations for the quarter, but profits fall year-to-year and revenue growth is flat

Wireline CTO Quits Lucent
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Steven G. Akers, cofounder of Spring Tide Networks, is leaving his post as CTO of Lucent's INS group UPDATED 2/7 10AM

Salira Puts on Its EPON
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Salira is laying the ground work for the announcement of its Ethernet-based PON product

Multiplex Employees Get Subpoenas
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Multiplex confirms that it's being investigated by the US Attorney's Office in New Jersey

Cisco Spills the Beans
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Cisco shares tick up prior to earnings, after an executive issues memo on quarterly results

Wu-Fu Chen: It's Tough out There
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Serial entrepreneur Wu-Fu Chen blames nothing but the economy for OptiMight's demise and Cinta's struggles

Finisar Buys (and Saves) AIFOtec
News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Finisar snaps up nearly bankrupt AIFOtec, giving it laser arrays for cheap UPDATED 2/6 12:00 PM

Verizon Is Not the Nation's First
LR Mobile News Analysis | 2/6/2002

Monet Mobile Networks launched first U.S. 3G service on October 24th, 2001.

More Cuts at Ciena
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Another victim of an ailing telecom market, Ciena cuts jobs and lowers outlook for Q1

Juniper Mum on Core Router...
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Its latest core router, code-named 'Gibson,' is being tested by four major carriers, Light Reading has learned

...But Announces Dull Edge Upgrades
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Analysts expecting a new product announcement are disappointed by today's ho-hum news release

What's Up With Enterasys?
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Enterasys discloses SEC investigation and delays earnings report; Riverstone distances itself

Movaz Makes Its Milestones
News Analysis | 2/5/2002

Says it's shipping its switch, DWDM, and GMPLS software package that automates optical transport networks

Telecom: The Fear Factor
News Analysis | 2/4/2002

Equipment and carrier stocks melt down as the earnings season paints a grim picture of the carrier market

Williams Winding Down?
News Analysis | 2/4/2002

Williams may be in default under its credit agreement. Will it be the next carrier to go Chapter 11?

Quantum Bridge Casts a Wider (Ether) Net
News Analysis | 2/4/2002

Passive optical networking player adds wide-area Ethernet capabilities to its kit. Why?

OptiMight Be Shutting Down
News Analysis | 2/4/2002

Sources say the long-haul optical startup is shutting its doors after failing to reach an agreement on financing

Cutting the Cord
Column | 2/4/2002

Cutting the Cord — Scott Clavenna

JDSU Says EDFAs Fixed
News Analysis | 2/1/2002

'Problems' with JDSU's EDFAs confirmed by another system maker; but JDSU says it's old news

Jasmine Networks: Disconnected
News Analysis | 2/1/2002

The startup founded in 1999 put all its eggs in the Nortel basket and got burned

Tellium Shares Sink After Earnings
News Analysis | 2/1/2002

Street reacts to news of a pro forma profit skeptically; investors continue to await new contracts
UPDATED 2/1/02 2:55 PM

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