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Qwest Delivers Nationwide OC192
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

Qwest incorporates Juniper Networks' M160T Internet backbone routers into its existing broadband optical network

Lehigh U. to Open Optical R&D Center
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

With $1 million from the state of Pennsylvania, partners include Lucent, Corning, and Sycamore Networks

Digital Lightwave Reports Record Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

Revenues were $33.9M, up 94% from the $17.5M reported for Q4 1999; revenues for fiscal 2000 were $100.7M

Luminent Announces Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

Net sales increase 26% from the third quarter

Zhone Enters Partnership With VC Firm
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

Zhone and CIT Group form $300M strategic partnership to enable buildout of next-generation networks

Lucent to Ship IP Services Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

SpringTide 7000 IP services switch is key element in ucent's "service intelligent" architecture for IP networks

Cisco Soups Up Routers
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

Announces the 12410 and 12416 Internet routers - the two newest members of Cisco's 12000 Series Internet router family

Cisco Unveils IP+Optical Strategy
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

12400 Internet routers and ONS 15327 metro edge platform are key components of integrating IP networks and optical transport

Oplink Reports $43 Million Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

534% increase in revenues, pro forma operating profit and EPS of $0.02

Alcatel Optronics Posts $136M Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

Reported a full year sales increase of 144% over 1999 to Euro 432.3 million (US$403M)

Alcatel Releases Year-End Results
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

Full year 2000 total group sales amounted to Euro 31,408 million (US$29.3M), an expansion of 36% over 1999

Infineon Announces $1.5 Billion Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2001

First quarter revenues increased by 8 percent to Euro 1.66 billion (US$1.54B) compared with first quarter 2000

Orchestream to Acquire CrossKeys
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Deal is worth about $36 million

AFC Posts Record Q4 Sales
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Revenues for the fourth quarter ended December 31 were $116,099,000, an increase of 40% over Q4 1999

New Focus Ups Forecast
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Announces net revenue for Q4 2000 of $33.9 million; increases revenue guidance for fiscal year 2001

Agilent Acquiring Silicon Microsystem
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

To acquire Italian-based Gefran Silicon Microsystem, a fiber-optic-technology laboratory, for approximately $55 million in cash

Report: Clear Skies for Optical M&As
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Frost & Sullivan's "Mergers and Acquisitions: Is the Timing Right?"

Atoga Introduces AppDirector
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Policy-based network management system to increase service velocity and set meaningful SLAs

Lucent Installs C&L-Band System for NTT
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Optical networking system is providing NTT Communications with a 16,000% increase in network capacity

Codeon Opens New Plant
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Opens 55,000 square-foot manufacturing facility and launches production of high-speed fiber optic components

Ciena Goes Brazilian
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

MetroRED Telecomunicacoes deploys Ciena's MultiWave CoreStream on its high-capacity network connecting Sao Paulo and Rio

Chorum to Acquire Polytronix
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Acquisition of manufacturer of LCD technologies to enhance Chorum's position in the next-generation fiber-optics market

Fujitsu, 360networks Ink Euro Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Fujitsu providing high-capacity equipment for 360networks' European fiber optic mesh network

Tellabs and ipVerse Deliver Joint Solution
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Sign software licensing agreement for Tellabs to sell advanced SoftSwitch solutions

Coriolis to Demo OptiFlow Network
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Will showcase end-to-end metropolitan optical access solution from January 30 to February 1 at Comnet Expo

Lucent to Re-Sell Ceragon Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Lucent will re-sell Ceragon’s networking equipment to global service providers

Corona Intros IP Service Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Redback Launches SmartEdge 100
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Multiservice optical networking platform is optimized for deployment in smaller central offices and multitenant units

RAD Data Com Posts $200M Year
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

Annual sales totaled $200,419,000, a 21% increase over 1999

Marconi Crossing the Baltic
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2001

To supply Finnet International with advanced DWDM and SDH equipment for a submarine link between Finland and Sweden

Laurel Networks Raises $77M
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Native Networks and Agere Team Up
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Tellabs Acquires Future Networks
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Rapid5 Intros Convergence Box
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Internet offload device being tested by Qwest and others.

Seneca Networks Gets $30M
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Startup claims unique take on metro space

ADC Names New Top Management
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Rick Roscitt and Lynn Davies to take over from William J. Cadogan

Paxonet Offers Sonet/SDH Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Switches STS12, STS3, and STS1 streams in metro networks, multiservice switches, and digital access switches

Marconi Intros IP Services Switches
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

New switch series SSX aimed at offering automated provisioning of differentiated IP services, says Marconi

Xtera Closes $110M Second Round
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2001

Plans to launch ultra-long distance products at OFC in March

Zaffire Names New VP of Marketing
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2001

PMCS Q4 Earnings, Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2001

Bookham Warns of Higher 4Q Losses
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2001

Operating loss will be $15-$15.5 million versus guidance of $11 million

Ciena Announces Share Sale
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2001

Plans to sell 8 million shares of common stock

Cisco Invests in SAN Startup
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2001

Cisco is part of a $25M round of new funding for StoreAge Networking Technologies

Bookham to Acquire Signaling Startup
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2001

Acquisition of Measurement Microsystems A-Z Inc. will result in lower cost, smaller DWDM subsystems, says Bookham

JDSU Beats Q2 Expectations
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

Corvis Reports $46M For Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

Redback Hires New CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

Dennis P. Wolf, former CFO of Credence Systems Corp., is new CFO and senior VP of finance & administration

Zaffire Names VP
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

Before joining Zaffire, Keith Kreager held senior management positions with Antec Corp. and CommCon

SDL Triples Revenue in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

Revenues of $175.6 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31; revenue for the full year was a record $504.8 million

Oplink Ships DWDM Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

160-channel platform to build high-capacity subsystems for 1.6-Tbit/s fiber optic telecom systems

Harmonic Reports Year-End Results
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

For the fourth quarter of 2000, Harmonic reported net sales of $52.0 million; net sales of $263.0 million on the year

Broadcom Posts Billion Dollar Year
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

Revenue for the fourth quarter was a record $376.1 million; for the full year 2000 revenue was a record $1.1 billion

Corvis Names New Board Member
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

David S. Oros, chairman and CEO of Aether Systems, replaces Vinod Khosla who has served since 1998

NLight Photonics Scores $44 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

Second funding round for optical components manufacturer was led by Menlo Ventures and Oak Investment Partners

Corning to Build New Optics Plant
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2001

High-volume optical networking devices manufacturing facility in Fountain Valley, Calif.

Foundry Reports Solid Year-End Results
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Company reports 183% revenue growth and 185% earnings growth

Corning Beats Q4 Estimates
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Pro forma earnings per share of $0.34, up 89% from $0.18 in Q4 1999 and exceeding the company's guidance of $0.30

JDSU, SDL Reschedule Merger
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Expect to complete their merger in February, after addressing Justice Department concerns

360networks Files for Security Offering
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Filed with the SEC for a potential offering of up to US$3 billion of debt securities, preferred shares, etc.

Net Management Startup Launches
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Former Williams, Nortel, Global Crossing executives launch Valiant Networks

Telseon, Level 3 Team Up
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

To extend Web-based Ethernet platform in 20 U.S. cities

Qwest Reports Strong 4th Qwarter
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Quarterly revenue exceeds $5 billion; full-year 2000 pro forma revenue grew more than 14 percent to $19 billion

Luminent Intros 10-Gig CWDM Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Family of coarse wavelength-division multiplexing modules supporting 10-Gbit/s Ethernet

LightWave Delivers 40-Channel DWDMux
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Has shipped samples of an S-Band 40-Channel arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) DWDM multiplexer/demultiplexer

Cenix Opens R&D Center
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

15,000 square-foot facility in Irvine, Calif., will be the product development center for optoelectronic interfaces

MetroPhotonics Names US Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Former JDS Uniphase exec Bryant Hichwa has been appointed Executive VP, will be heading up MPI's new U.S. subsidiary

Bookham Books Big Fujitsu Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Will supply Fujitsu with up to 10,000 WDM bidirectional transceiver modules per month in 2001

Lucent Tightens Belt
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Announces Q1 pro forma loss from continuing operations of 30 cents per share; plan to reduce expenses by $2 billion

Cinta Partners with Solectron
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2001

Solectron Corp. will be Cinta's full turnkey manufacturing house for upcoming products

Agility Appoints COO
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Ex-Nortel veteran Jim Haynes to guide Agility through volume manufacturing phase

Bowman Capital Taps Lucent Exec
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

William C. Wiberg, former president of Lucent's cellular and PCS wireless networks division, has joined the firm

Avanex Announces Record Earnings
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Net revenues for the quarter ending December 31 were $47.9 million; pro forma net income was $4.1 million or $0.06 per share

Quarry, TeleKnowledge Team Up
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

To deliver differentiated billing and revenue models integrated with advanced IP service offerings

Wave 7 Names Engineering Boss
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Larry Thalacker, formerly at ECI Telecom, will join the company as Director of Hardware Engineering

Vitesse Announces Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Revenues in the first quarter of fiscal 2001 were $165.1 million, an increase of 85% over the $89.3 million in Q1 2000

Corning to Acquire Tropel Corporation
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Will acquire 100% of the stock of Tropel Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately $190 million

AirFiber Adds Telecom Vets to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Brett Helm, newly named president and COO, and Marcel Gani, CFO of Juniper Networks, join company's board of directors

Cogent, FiberNet Ink Access Pact
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Under terms of $5M deal, FiberNet will provide Cogent with direct access to tenants in commercial office properties

Startup Launches Broadband System
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Cambridge Broadband's VectaStar 3500 point-to-multipoint system operates in the 3.4-3.8 GHz band and delivers up to 60 Mbit/s

Tellabs Reports $1 Billion Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Sales rise 42 percent, operating earnings up 41 percent for Q4 2000

Marconi to Light German Network
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2001

Marconi's optical technology is to link over 70 sites on Bayernwerk Netkom's fiber voice and data network in Germany

GSI Lumonics Spins Out Optics Unit
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

WavePrecision, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GSI Lumonics, will focus on providing precision optics to the telecom industry

Larscom Intros Add/Drop Mux
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

The Larscom 4800

Linmor, Avantas Enter Partnership
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Form a partnership to supply solutions that enable telecom service providers to test, monitor, and manage their optical networks

Ellacoya Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Vincent Bisceglia, former CEO of Neon Communications, and RoadRunner co-founder Stephen Van Beaver join its Board of Directors

Telica Augments Switching Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

New Octal DS3 cards for the Plexus 9000 provide 91,392 DS0 ports per shelf

AMCC Relieves Jitters
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

The S3086, a 30-Mbit/s to 2.7-Gbit/s continuous rate clock and data recovery unit (CDR)

Alcatel, Altera Announce Alliance
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Have teamed to provide intellectual property cores to enable faster development of gigabit Ethernet application products

Cisco Ships Integrated Access Devices
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Smart IAD2400 provides a seamless service migration from circuit-switched voice to packet-switched next-gen IP services

Alcatel Names Carrier Networking Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Etienne Fouques has been named President of Alcatel's Carrier Networking Group

ASC Launches Management Software
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

ASCmanager supports point-and-click provisioning over converged access nets

Marvell Unveils Gig Ethernet Chipset
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

12-port reference design supports both copper and fiber gigabit interfaces with Alaska Quad+ transceiver

Marvell Completes Galileo Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

In connection with the acquisition, Marvell will issue approximately 29.1M shares of its common stock to Galileo shareholders

Marconi to Offer Security Services
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Partnerships with Marconi SecurTrust and ISS provide complete security solution from initial assessment to performance management

Velio Introduces Transceiver Suite
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Can deliver up to 3.125 Gbit/s over eight full-duplex lanes for an aggregate 50 Gbit/s on a single device

Cogent Provides IP Access to Convergent
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

IP access for Convergent's Virtual Phone Service rolls out in four major metro hubs

Polatis Raises £2M First Round
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Startup is developing a large scale all-optical switch

Alcatel Sues Chiaro VP, VCs
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Suit targets Steve Wallach, VP of technology, as well as venture capital firms CenterPoint Venture Partners and Paluck Associates

Point Reyes Picks Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Dr. Julian Thomson previously served as Vice President of Engineering for Mayan Networks

C&W, News Corp. Ink $100M Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Cable & Wireless will supply News Corporation with global telecom services over the next three years

Former Siemens Exec to BeTachion COO
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2001

Albert Cohen was CEO of Siemens's Packet Switching division

Dell'Oro Sees Optic Boom
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2001

Projects the worldwide optical transport market will reach $57.3 billion in 2005

ADC Misses Q1 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2001

Also revising its guidance for fiscal year 2001

Lumenon Wins Order
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2001

Sells arrayed waveguide gratings for metro equipment.

POC Spins Off Comms Group
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2001

Broadata Communications Inc. will make optical equipment for enterprises and carriers

Avanex COO Engle Elected to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

President and Chief Operating Officer Paul R. Engle elected to the Avanex Board of Directors for a term expiring in 2003

Nortel Reports Strong Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Revenues up 42% for 2000, 34% in the quarter; EPS from operations up 42% for 2000, 24% in the quarter

Cisco Wins Technology Award
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Technology Frontier Award from the Wireless Communications Association

Verizon Selects Lucent for OC48 Sonet
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Agreement includes deployment of Lucent's WaveStar TDM OC-48 solution in the New York metro area

Viatel Announces Realignment
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

To focus principally on its high-growth, higher-margin Corporate and Broadband business segments

Avici Posts Q4 Returns
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Revenues increased 102% from the preceding quarter; pro forma net loss per share of $0.26

Xilinx Posts Q3 Returns
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Revenues up 3 percent sequentially; earnings before goodwill $0.31 per share

Osicom Becomes Sorrento
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Stockholders approve name change, new board of directors, and increase in authorized shares of common stock

OpNext Names Management Team
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Harry L. Bosco, Former Lucent Technologies Group President Of Optical Networking, to be President/CEO

Marconi to Build Korean Network
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Will supply Powercomm, a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Company, with a high-speed broadband optical transmission system

Qwest Gets $100M Contract From C&W
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Builds on approximately $90M in network capacity already purchased from Qwest by Cable & Wireless

Aperto Networks in Alpha Trials
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Developer of second-generation fixed broadband wireless access systems in tests with a wireless Internet service provider

Ericsson Wins $300M U.S. Network Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

To provide fiber optic cable for Aerie Networks' broadband network in the U.S.

GTS Renames Itself "Ebone"
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2001

Main business unit of troubled carrier adopts name of previous acquisition

Redback Reports Record Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Q4 2000 pro forma net income up 143% and revenue increases 42% from prior quarter

Tellium & Sun Join Équipe Advisors
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Dr. Krishna Bala, CTO of Tellium, and Dr. Radia Perlman, engineer at Sun Microsystems, join its Technical Advisory Board

Extreme Posts Extremely Big Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Revenue for Q2 of fiscal 2001, ended December 31, 2000, increased to $144.7 million, compared to $55M in Q2 of fiscal 2000

Resilient Packet Ring Alliance Formed
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Cisco Systems, Dynarc, Lantern Communications, Luminous Networks, and Nortel Networks seek to standardize RPR technology

360networks in Euro Expansion
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Has acquired dark fiber on metropolitan networks in Munich, Berlin, and Zurich

Marconi Appoints Research Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Derek McAuley will direct Marconi's new Research Centre in Cambridge

New Focus Acquires JCA
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

For $75 million and 10,033,556 shares of New Focus common stock

Charlotte Unveils Gig-Ethernet Module
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Industry's first gigabit Ethernet interface module for the Aranea-1 Terabit Router

Agere Adds to Management Team
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

John W. Gamble Jr. has been named senior VP and treasurer; Kevin Pennington will be senior VP, human resources

Exfo Reports Record Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Sales up 144% to US$28.5 million; net earnings from operations up 477% to US$7.5 million

Osicom Projects 50% Sorrento Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Expects 50% Q4 2001 revenue growth over previous quarter

AMCC Reports Record Q3 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Revenues of $143.3 million, pro forma earning per share of $0.16 for third quarter fiscal 2001

Ex-Nortel President to Head Allegro
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Dave House to lead development and launch of innovative broadband networking technology

Lucent Intros New Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Supports both IP- and ATM-based networks

Packeteer Launches Accelerator
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

AppCelera ICX model targeting large enterprises and service providers

Lucent Signs $100M Time Warner Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

For deployment of Lucent's WaveStar OLS 1.6T, an ultra-high-capacity DWDM system

ADVA Announces R&D Expansion
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

New 5,500 square meter production and R&D facility in Meiningen, Germany

Analog, Tellium Team on Components
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Will jointly develop a series of advanced, micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) chips

NorthPoint Files for Bankruptcy
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Has filed a petition for Chapter 11 protection; will proceed with a structured sale of its business and assets

LightPointe Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2001

Steven Hane is vice president of business development and sales

UltraBand Names President/CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Kirk Flatow, formerly with Harmonic Inc. and Flextronics International

Lynx Closes $30M Round
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Component startup's mezzanine financing round was led by San Francisco-based Van Waggoner Capital Management

Juniper Reports $295M Q4 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Pro forma net income was $84.6 million or $0.24 per share for the period ending December 31, 2000

Ericsson Resells Juniper Gear to Telia
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

To provide its comprehensive Packet Backbone Network, which includes Juniper's IP backbone technology, to Telia International Carrier

Helm Takes Helm at AirFiber
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Brett Helm, former Intel executive and IPivot CEO, named president and chief operating officer

YAFO Says Its Widget Blocks PMD
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Claims its Yafo10 PMD compensator eliminates polarization mode dispersion

MOEC Has $20M Round Two
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Funding for optical components manufacturer Molecular OptoElectronics Corporation was led by Lehman Brothers Venture Partners

HD FiberSystems Touts DWDM Device
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

200GHz-spacing ITU channel DWDM

Agilent to Support Ciena OSRP
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Will add support for Ciena's Optical Switching and Routing Protocol to its new optical switching and routing test system

Qwest in $1.1B Stock Buyback
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

From BellSouth, which commits to purchase $250 million in Qwest services

Geyser Networks Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

John Vice joins Geyser after a distinguished 19-year career at Nortel Networks

Broadcom Intros IPSec Processor
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

2.4-Gbit/s performance delivers 7 times the power of existing solutions, eliminating security bottlenecks in VPNs

AT&T VP Joins Packeteer Board
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Hamid Ahmadi to join application performance infrastructure developer

Williams Completes Corvis Trial
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Corvis will begin delivering products during Q1 2001 for deployment in Williams’s nationwide network; deal worth $300M

OIF Announces VSR Specs
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2001

Very Short Reach (VSR) OC-192 Interface Based on Parallel Optics; and Serial OC-192 1310 nanometer Very Short Reach (VSR) Interfaces

TollBridge Demos Voice Over Broadband
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Available for cable, fiber optics, wireless, and DSL, via Nortel, World Wide Packets, Wireless Inc., and Mpower

Zaffire Announces Metro Partnership
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Zaffire, Foundry Networks, and UTStarcom team to deliver metro broadband IP solutions

Zaffire, Quallaby Offering SLAs
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

The telecommunications industry’s first implementation of advanced service-level agreements for optical networks

Aura Unveils Ethernet System
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Radiance Optical Ethernet System is designed to provide complete fiber connectivity in 1-Mbit/s increments up to a Gigabit

Alcatel Expands Component Facility
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Adds production platform of more than 20,000 square feet to its plant in Lannion, Brittany

Ellacoya Announces New Product Suite
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Service Generation System (SGS), carrier-class service generation system for delivery of customized value services

Iospan Wireless Raises $47M
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Formerly known as Gigabit Wireless, new investors include Amerindo, Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, and J.P. Morgan

LightPointe Names Marketing Boss
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Names Baksheesh Ghuman, recently with Sorrento Networks, as vice president of marketing

Unisphere Gets Big Switch Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

IP Communications will install its ERX-1400 Edge Routing Switch in regional hubs in the U.S. Southwest

Fujitsu Shipping High-Speed Mux
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Flashwave OADX capable of transmitting 1.76 Tbit/s over long haul without regeneration

Gotham Adds New 'Switchless Switch'
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Compact version, the GN 400, is designed for applications requiring less than 20 Gbit/s of bandwidth

Cierra Names VP for R&D
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Loren Stokes joined Cierra as director of R&D after 12 years with Hewlett-Packard and its spinoff, Agilent Technologies

Siemens to Ship New Switch Software
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

SURPASS hiQ allows for re-use of TDM switching platforms for continued support of existing technologies

Atoga Announces 1st Product
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Optical Application Router 5 uses tunable lasers for on-demand bandwidth provisioning and dynamic optical scaling

Zaffire Picks CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Prior to joining Zaffire, Jeffrey D. Lin directed and managed investments for Vulcan Ventures

Conexant Offering Tbit Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Advanced semiconductor packaging squeezes four times the switching capability into a single chip

NextNet Wireless Announces Demo
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

At the 7th Annual Wireless Communications Association Technical Symposium, January 17-19, in San Jose

Cisco Intros Wireless System
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

The WT-2750 Multipoint Broadband Wireless System, a carrier-class solution for fixed wireless communications

Mitel Leads Startup Launch
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Optenia will focus on reducing the cost of bandwidth distribution in optical networks

GTS Names President/COO
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Duncan Lewis was Managing Director and Chief Corporate Development Officer of Equant NV

KPNQwest Raises Junk Bonds
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Offering of senior notes will be used by KPNQwest to finance the development of its network

Infineon, HyWire Team Up on Routers
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

To collaborate on router search and classification engine technology

Axsun Closes $111M Third Round
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2001

Oppenheimer leads funding of sub-assembly manufacturer

Symmorphix Opens NJ R&D Facility
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2001

Will house engineering and product manufacturing operations

ADC Inks OSS Marketing Pact
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2001

ADC and Herrick Douglass form strategic alliance to provide OSS solutions to U.S. telecom market

Nortel Announces Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2001

Approximately 4,000 regular full-time positions will be eliminated in the near term

SDL Ships Integrated Mux/Attenuator
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2001

Device integrates a 40-channel DWDM and a 40-channel variable optical attenuator into a single module

Marconi Sells 5 Plants for $390M
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2001

Up to 2900 employees in Texas, the U.K., Italy, and Germany will transfer to Jabil Circuit

Terawave Gets $73 Million More
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2001

Total funding of more than $133 million makes Terawave the highest-financed optical access network equipment startup

C&W, Alcatel Combine on Undersea Cable
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2001

Building the world's most advanced IP transatlantic cable

Procket Announces Beta Shipments
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Its Internet infrastructure software in trials with leading service providers

LightPath Announces $13.7M Order
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Its subsidiary, Horizon Photonics has received an order for micro-optic assemblies from a leading telecom systems manufacturer

Zaffire Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Appoints former Vulcan Ventures investment executive Jeffrey W. Lin as its chief financial officer

Sphera Lights Five More Cities
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Extends optical network infrastructure to Boston, Dallas, Miami, Los Angeles, and London

Terawave Enjoys $73M 3rd Round
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Total funding of $133M makes Terawave the best financed optical access network equipment startup

Spirent to Support Cisco Protocol
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Announces support for Cisco's Spatial Reuse Protocol (SRP) on the Adtech AX/4000 platform

360net, Telseon Ink Metro Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Companies developing first nationwide gigabit Ethernet network

Telus Chooses Alcatel Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Telus will deploy Alcatel’s 7670 Routing Switch Platform throughout their core backbone

French to Manage Germans
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2001

Alcatel has been selected by Deutsche Telekom to supply network management systems

NEC Spins Off Semiconductor Division
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

To promote broadband and mobile network device business by divesting optical and microwave semiconductor operations

Marconi Spreads Cologne
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

£6 million (US$8.9 million) contract to extend the NetCologne optical network in Germany

ADC Teams Up With Inteliant
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Strategic alliance to provide OSS solutions to U.S. telecom market

Exodus Completes GlobalCenter Buy
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Global Crossing receives 108.2 million Exodus shares, representing a 20 percent equity interest in Exodus

FONS Expands Product Line
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Optical cassette modules designed to be compatible with high-density fiber management systems

LightPointe Bags Another $6.5M
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank brings to $18.5 million the amount raised in less than four months

Lucent Wins $15M Chinese Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Liaoning Telecom to deploy its 80-channel DWDM system, the WaveStar OLS 400G

Solidum Systems Scores $16.5M
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Funding round for semiconductor company led by Vertex Management Israel

Ando Announces Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Between its new IP Core Network Probe and two leading-edge solutions from Computer Associates International

Time Warner Selects Ericsson Modems
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

Will deploy the Ericsson PipeRider HM200c cable modem to its customers nationwide

Nortel Hired for UK Backbone
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2001

186k selects Nortel Networks for £67M (US$100M) network development

Alcatel, Flag Combine on Asia Cable
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

DWDM submarine cable will connect Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan and will complete the pan-Asian ring buildout by Level 3 and Flag

Cisco Engineering Exec Joins Force 10
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Marc Randall joins Force 10 Networks as VP of engineering

JDSU Opens China Plant
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

320,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Shenzhen is currently manufacturing passive optical components

Samsung, Dynarc Announce Partnership
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Samsung will offer Dynarc’s family of auto-provisioning routers to the Korean telecom market

Telica Enhances Switching Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

The PlexView Element Manager and the PlexView Billing System are added to the Plexus 9000 switching platform

IMagicTV Announces TV-to-the-PC
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

PcVu brings full-screen multichannel digital television to the subscriber's personal computer

Tellabs Names VP for EMEA
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Heikki Hiltunen will be responsible for advancing Tellabs' business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Global Crossing Sees Strong 2001 Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Projects cash revenue of $7.1 to $7.2 billion, adjusted EBITDA of approximately $2 billion

Sorrento Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Joe R. Armstrong spent 15 years with State Of The Art Inc., a leading provider of accounting software

JDSU Invests in Avantas Networks
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

A minority equity investment in Avantas Networks Corp., a privately held telecom network testing equipment company

Laser Startup Has $12M First Round
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

FiberSpace's planned portfolio includes laser transmitter modules for OC48 and OC192 applications in closely spaced DWDM systems

Extreme Offers First-Mile Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Will deliver networking solutions that allow metro service providers to use Ethernet in the first mile over VDSL

Yet Another Lucent Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

The complaint charges Lucent and two of its top officers with misrepresenting the company's revenues and earnings

ONI Ships 10-Gbit/s DWDM for Metro
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

General availability of its previously announced 10-Gbit/s transponder for STM64 and OC192 applications

Avici Intros OC192 Line Card
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Handles 10 Gbits/s of traffic or more than 500,000 simultaneous VOIP calls over a single fiber

Marconi to Open $50M Center in India
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Will employ 50 engineers, but this figure is expected to rise to at least 200 within 18 months

Level 3, Flag Join on Asia Cable
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2001

Submarine cable system will connect Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Taipei

Global Crossing to Deploy Hitachi DWDM
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Deployment will provide OC-92 wavelength services in major cities throughout the U.S.

OMM Launches Major Expansion
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Has rolled out teams in Boston and Munich, the latter led by Bernd Runge, formerly of Lucent

World Wide Packets Raises $44M
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Gigabit Ethernet broadband access manufacturer closes first round, led by Azure Capital Partners of San Francisco

WorldCom Lights Up With Nortel Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

WorldCom optical network, powered by Nortel's OPTera Long Haul 1600 Optical Line System, can now carry up to 1.6 Tbit/s

Metro-Optix Touts 820 Gig Backplane
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

CityStream bandwidth manager system tested at National Semiconductor laboratory and Litton Interconnect Technologies

Cierra Names VP for Engineering
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Bill Kastanis was a co-founder of SputterTek LLC, which was merged with Cierra earlier this year

Codeon Names VP for Marketing
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Paul Yazge most recently was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Professional Services at Zaffire

Infineon Wins Ethernet/DSL Patent
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Has been awarded a patent, together with 3COM, for Ethernet transport facility over DSL technology

Cognet Intros 10-Gig Limiting Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Complementary metal oxide semiconductor technology offers reduced power consumption and cost reduction for fiber optic modules

XO Looks to Raise $450M
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Will issue 5.75% convertible subordinated notes

Marconi Wins Icelandic Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Will expand the network of Iceland Telecom Ltd. with Marconi SmartphotoniX DWDM technology

Calient Completes Kionix Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Photonics systems development and MEMS fabrication now integrated

Calient Secures $225M 3rd Round
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

BlueStream Ventures led the financing, intended to support production of the DiamondWave photonic switching system

AMCC Unveils New Framer
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

The Orinoco is a fully-integrated framing and mapping device capable of aggregating 12 DS3/E3/EC1s to an OC12 (STS12/STM4)

Brecis Communications Gets $23M
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2001

Berkeley International Capital led the financing round, bringing total investment to $53.5 million

Bandwidth9 Offers Tunable Transmitter
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2001

Bandwidth9 unveils first tunable laser subsystem based on vertical-cavity lasers

Alcatel Wins Turkey
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2001

Turk Telekom awards Alcatel a $30 million dollar contract for its nationwide DWDM network

CrossKeys Slashes Staff
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2001

Plans to reduce its workforce by 20 to 25 percent as part of its plan to restructure the company

Équipe to Rely on Denali's Memory
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2001

Équipe Communications selects Denali Products to speed memory subsystem development

Agilent Proceeds With OSI Merger
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2001

Completes tender offer for shares of Objective Systems Integrators Inc.

ONI Systems Expands Design Facilities
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2001

54,000 square-foot facility supports software engineering, customer training, and partner interoperability Lab

360net, GiantLoop Announce Alliance
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2001

360networks will be GiantLoop's preferred provider of North American and transatlantic broadband network services

Network Elements Cops $77 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2001

Intel and Nortel Networks have joined Credit Suisse First Boston to raise total funding to $100 million

B2BVideo to Roll Out Real-Time Service
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2001

Will use Metromedia Fiber Network's optical Internet infrastructure

Anixter Begins Fiber Optic Testing
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2001

Finds multimode fiber handles gigabit Ethernet traffic up to twice the distance indicated by standards

Sensors Unlimited Expands
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2001

Has significantly enlarged and upgraded its Princeton facility

S. American Net Buys Corning Fiber
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2001

Impsat Fiber Networks will deploy Corning LEAF fiber in its Argentina-Brazil network

Lucent Sued Again
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2001

Accused of issuing materially false or misleading statements concerning revenue and earnings in Q4 2000

Everest Mounts $50M Funding Round
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2001

Everest Broadband Networks has completed its third round of financing with Exelon Capital Partners as the lead investor

Lucent Faces Shareholder Suit
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2001

Company is accused of misleading the investing public by overstating revenues

Tyco Acquires Lucent Division
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2001

Lucent Technologies has completed the sale of its Power Systems business to Tyco International for $65 million

Global Crossing Links C&W to Asia
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2001

Asia Global Crossing has sold an STM-4 on its East Asia Crossing to Cable & Wireless

Executive Shuffle at Global Crossing
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2001

David Walsh named president and COO; Gary Cohen to be president and COO Of Global Crossing Solutions, a new unit

Aeroflex Scores Major Contracts
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2001

From two customers, totaling $12M, for OC48 and OC192 receivers, transmitters, and lithium niobate modulators

Extreme Acquires Optranet
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2001

Approximately two million shares of Extreme Networks common stock will be exchanged for all outstanding shares of Optranet

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