The $900M merger of Ciena and ONI Systems will ensure optical success, the CEOs say. Can they pull it off?
The FCC's proposed rule changes could allow incumbents to push ISPs off their networks
International FiberCom's financial woes touch Velocita and Metro-Optix
The elusive FDM company continues to give out mixed messages. Where's it all going?
A handful of companies aim to bring optical component manufacturing out of the 1970s
New report sees Cisco regaining ground lost to Juniper in the core router market; Juniper shares plummet
The company appoints an M&A expert to its board. Could it be shopping for a buyer?
Cisco and Juniper both recorded double-digit revenue reductions between the third and fourth quarters of 2001
Auctions of vast amounts of manufacturing gear point to Nortel having halted work on AWGs and related devices
A newly discovered security hole in SNMP may affect the bulk of networking gear on the planet
Williams Communications forecasts 20 percent revenue growth for Q1 2002, but analysts say it may not be enough
Carrier's CEO says its IRU swaps were done properly. Is Crowe painting a target on himself?
Centerpoint Broadband drops big names and a hazy roadmap in its search for a large funding round
IRUs may be just the start. At Global Crossing, the questions about insider sales and corporate debt will linger
Sycamore continues the painful process of aligning its business to larger carrier customers
Optical Etherent startup scores a whopping $75 million in its third round of funding
Claims that its modulator driver occupies 75 percent less board space than competing products
CEO says profitability will return by yearend but has a tough time explaining why
Peter Evans, a former Nortel man, jumps on board in a mission to take the company to the next level
Startup Shelf Life – Doug Green
Nortel's CFO apparently shifted some minor investments outside the permitted window. Now he's gone
Analysts say AT&T's deals with Ciena and Cisco are old news, but it's enough to show a glimmer of optimism
Cinta Networks shuts its doors due to lack of funding
Qwest, an existing ONI customer, looks to be deploying ONI gear in its regulated network
Fiber swap deals between Qwest and Global Crossing may be at issue in SEC subpœna
WatchGuard $48M deal to buy RapidStream may signal the start of consolidation in the security market
Execs say they feel the rocks below. But how long they'll stay submerged is an open question
Cisco's deferred revenue situation has caused investors and analysts to turn tail
The company's stock tumbles on news of the cancellation of Qwest's purchase order
Inquiries into the Global Crossing bankruptcy are accelerating: Expect more
ONI touts a secret RBOC account as both revenues and losses increase in its Q4 earnings
Tellabs is changing its product strategy by reselling a product from White Rock Networks
Will residential fiber-optic rollouts ever materialize? UPDATED 2/8 1PM
WorldCom calls bankruptcy rumors 'nonsense' on quarterly conference call; profits fall short of estimates
Cisco beats analyst expectations for the quarter, but profits fall year-to-year and revenue growth is flat
Steven G. Akers, cofounder of Spring Tide Networks, is leaving his post as CTO of Lucent's INS group UPDATED 2/7 10AM
Salira is laying the ground work for the announcement of its Ethernet-based PON product
Multiplex confirms that it's being investigated by the US Attorney's Office in New Jersey
Cisco shares tick up prior to earnings, after an executive issues memo on quarterly results
Serial entrepreneur Wu-Fu Chen blames nothing but the economy for OptiMight's demise and Cinta's struggles
Finisar snaps up nearly bankrupt AIFOtec, giving it laser arrays for cheap UPDATED 2/6 12:00 PM
Monet Mobile Networks launched first U.S. 3G service on October 24th, 2001.
Another victim of an ailing telecom market, Ciena cuts jobs and lowers outlook for Q1
Its latest core router, code-named 'Gibson,' is being tested by four major carriers, Light Reading has learned
Analysts expecting a new product announcement are disappointed by today's ho-hum news release
Enterasys discloses SEC investigation and delays earnings report; Riverstone distances itself
Says it's shipping its switch, DWDM, and GMPLS software package that automates optical transport networks
Equipment and carrier stocks melt down as the earnings season paints a grim picture of the carrier market
Williams may be in default under its credit agreement. Will it be the next carrier to go Chapter 11?
Passive optical networking player adds wide-area Ethernet capabilities to its kit. Why?
Sources say the long-haul optical startup is shutting its doors after failing to reach an agreement on financing
Cutting the Cord — Scott Clavenna
'Problems' with JDSU's EDFAs confirmed by another system maker; but JDSU says it's old news
The startup founded in 1999 put all its eggs in the Nortel basket and got burned
Street reacts to news of a pro forma profit skeptically; investors continue to await new contracts
UPDATED 2/1/02 2:55 PM