Riverstone is the latest routing vendor to announce support for Fast Reroute technology
Is Intel looking to corner the security-processor market with its IXP2850?
Has it finally captured prized French asset SFR? Potential deal worth up to €13B, but Vivendi could intervene
Motorola has pushed itself into profit but doesn't much fancy market conditions in the near future
Lightchip's assets are split up and sold to Confluent Photonics and Digital Lightwave
Yipeee!! GGSN shop Megisto finally has a customer trial it can talk about -- and some real performance figures
WorldCom could celebrate a bit of good news today as the courts approved $350M in additional financing
If it's Tuesday, it must be Belgium! Do the i-mode folk have a hidden appreciation of naff 1960s movies?
New market study and Light Reading report say Fiber-to-the-Home deployments are on the rise
Senior VP Mike Volpi says Cisco is wooing the big guns of incumbent carriers instead
Sarvega is one of several startups offering hardware-based XML acceleration. Will it catch on?
The parallel optics maker secures a reseller agreement and purchase order with Tyco Electronics
With its sales falling, Corvis won't be able to offer Huber's startups as much support as in days past
The massive outage on the UUNet backbone signals a trend of service degradation in telecom, observers say
Seven vendors are touting the world's first GMPLS multivendor interoperability demo. Should you care?
Struggling vendor trumpets supply agreement with mmO2 but disowns the rather pleasant valuation of $150 million
T-Mobile set to inherit Quam's customers, while fellow struggler MobilCom holds on by its financial fingertips
Stealthy Ceterus has received more than $13 million for its upcoming work in the access space
Components startups are dropping like flies, but their technology is surviving
Up to 10,000 jobs will be cut in ongoing restructuring that could mean curtains for some products
Completing the first major overhaul of our private firm ranking, it’s the revamp of our components and service provider Top 5
Up to 10,000 employees will be cut in ongoing restructuring that could also mean curtains for some products
Bags BellSouth as a customer, makes its quarterly numbers, but analysts still aren't happy
US General Accounting Office dismisses protests about WorldCom's defense contract
Bookshop plan has major flaw: It comes with a fee
Says SK stumped up for Seoul trial
Two startups and a Corning subsidiary have won US government cash for promising research projects
The CWDM systems startup has raised an extra $8M, says that's all it needs to compete with metro DWDM
Woof! Something's getting mighty whiffy on the old continent; no, it's not Ray's socks -- it's Euro sub predictions
Juniper and Cisco propose different methods for signaling in emerging MPLS networks
Yes, it's the sequel to yesterday's hardware Top 5 review as we shuffle and fumble with our other categories
You may already be a winner!
Light Reading's latest report provides a primer on IP QOS - just in time for today's Webinar on QOS chips
Danish startup Alight plans to use photonic crystal technology to make high-power VCSELs
Cuts at AT&T and Qwest have put a damper on telecom and cable job opportunities in the Mile High City
Says its big drop in Q3 revenues is an anomaly; revenues will return to 'above $30M' next quarter UPDATED NOON
Lucent's Springtide wireless router may be for the chop; could a Cisco partnership fill the GGSN hole?
Lucent's Springtide wireless router may be for the chop, according to analysts; could a Cisco partnership fill the GGSN hole?
Equipment vendors say they know what incumbent carriers want when it comes to deploying MPLS or ATM
Optical Oracle looks at who will (and won't) be likely to prosper during the telecom turnaround
IPWireless and WaterCove are new entries in the hardware Top 5 section, but who will have to give way?
After nearly a year in trials, the optical Ethernet startup's bagged a key European customer. What's next?
With just 36 staff and a few million dollars, the startup has made amazing progress in broadband access equipment
RBOCs and CLECs continue to flail at each other: Which side will the referee take?
Capex vs Opex
– Jay Liebowitz
Microsoft's wireless phoney war continues, but it'll be next year before the shooting really starts...
The market for next-gen voice networks is so soft that vendors are going to get squeezed, say analysts
Netrake details its new edge box, which helps carriers get into the VOIP game
A new Cisco tool provides aims to beef up MPLS Fast Reroute, an alternative to Sonet protection
Bludgeoned by Ericsson and Nokia, messaging specialists talk of merger
If you’re a mobile data skeptic, maybe you should get out more and have some fun
Better late than never: Mass production of dualmode 3G handsets finally kicks off in Germany
While industry conditions continue to tank, a service provider 'confidence index' shows a blip of optimism
This is your brain on Whampoa
Startup Dune Network says its distributed switch fabric can extend the working life of routers and switches
205,557 people lost their jobs in telecom in the first 9 months of 2002, but the rate of layoffs may be slowing
Seranoa Networks says its box shaves 75 percent off WAN router costs. What's its secret?
Major CDMA operator SK Telecom sends a signal that alternate wireless data strategies are under serious consideration
Location-based software developer expands relationship with Orange to help operator deploy greater range of services
Beleaguered equipment maker notches an edge router win, but is it enough?
Strikes a deal worth $111M for Nortel's optical transmitter, receiver, and amplifier business UPDATED 12:30PM
WorldCom's outage is blamed on a software glitch, but the company isn't saying whether it was Cisco or Juniper
CTC Communications files for bankruptcy protection and leaves Cisco on the hook for $57.9M
Got cash? Valuations are top of mind as startups pitch their wares for investors
No trial with Telecom Italia Mobile, still not revealing names of carriers testing its kit
Enables virtual LAN capabilities for access-point owners and brings 802.11a kit to Europe
Products designed to replace Sonet ADMs in metro transport networks are on the upswing, says IDC
Tim Sullivan is out the door, and another round of layoffs is underway. More product may be on the block
Thierry Breton, the new France Telecom chief, is known as a turnaround artist. What's in his bag of tricks?
Hawkish on Telecom
— R. Scott Raynovich
Nortel has dissolved its Metro and Enterprise division in a reorg that could signal a selloff strategy
Services delivery specialist set to add to Hutchison account, adds device recognition capability to platform
Entrepreneurs and VCs try to massage their differences at an investment conference. Where are the therapists?
Company closes down after 14 years developing integrated optical components
Is DT 'Stalin' for time? Analysts think it unlikely the carrier will pawn its cash-generating E. European assets
Puts its money where its handsets are by investing in Hutchison 3G HK just as NTT DoCoMo writes down its stake in UK business
The company is close to announcing some big RBOC contracts, but analysts still fret over enterprise spending
Deutsche Telekom says it will cut nearly 30,000 jobs -- maybe just the beginning of European carrier misery
Japanese giant revalues its overseas holdings, attracting the ire of 3G partner Hutchison Whampoa
Some may grumble over Osmine, but Tellabs says it's key to RBOC sales **UPDATED 10/2 6 PM**
ADSL vendors turn the other way as potential RBOC customers tell them what they want from first-mile Ethernet
Corvis has spent at least $11M on gratings from a company controlled by its chairman and founder, David Huber
Uncooled 10-Gbit/s EML is just the start of what ASIP promises with its integration technology UPDATED 10/2 10AM
What's the status of end-to-end control and provisioning of carrier networks?
As Feds probe his stock sales and management role, GlobalX chairman pledges $25M to employees burnt by 401Ks
Actelis says it has the goods to aggregate copper pairs to deliver up to 50 Mbit/s. Will service providers care?
Siemens may trade its handset biz for Motorola's wireless networks empire. Or could a straight sale be in the cards?