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ITF Boasts of Braggs
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Begins volume production of Bragg-based products

BaySpec Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Ms. Leslie Tyahla has more than 20 years’ experience in the optical networking industry

Molex Makes Muxlink
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

WWDM transceivers designed to meet the IEEE 802.3ae 10-gigabit Ethernet 10GBASE-LX4 PMD standard

Agilent, Greenwich Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

On network equipment testing services to accelerate deployment of next-generation networks

Broadwing Closes 2001
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

For the fourth quarter, revenues increased 1 percent to $566 million; EBITDA declined 2 percent to $143 million

Chapter 11 for McLeod
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

To complete previously announced recapitalization plan to reduce total debt by $3.3 billion through a pre-negotiated Chapter 11 filing

Nasdaq Stops McLeod
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Nasdaq Stock Market halts trading in McLeodUSA, pending receipt of "additional information requested"

Solectron Shopping at Lucent
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Negotiating an agreement to purchase specialized equipment and usable inventory from Lucent for about $275 million in cash

Nortel Wins in India
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Bharti Tele-Ventures has deployed the OPTera Metro 4000 multiservice platform

Verizon Reports
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Posts adjusted diluted earnings per share of 77 cents for the fourth quarter 2001 and $3.00 for the full year

Qwest Presents the Olympics
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Qwest's high-speed data network larger than any in Olympic Winter Games history

ITU OKs Voice Standard
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Recommendation G.722.2 aims at improved interoperability, implementation, and quality for wideband voice applications

Alcatel Optronics Closes Year
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Sales for the fourth quarter were down by 52.2% to €69.9 million over the same period last year

Alcatel Closes Year
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Q4 net loss was €1,498 million for a diluted EPS of -€1.28 per A share ($1.14 per ADS) compared with Q402 net income of €426 million

HP Migrates to KPNQwest
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Hewlett-Packard's European network moves onto the KPNQwest ATM network with links to the USA and Asia

SynTera Gets $6M First Round
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2002

Sypoint Ventures leads financing of startup developing packet-over-Sonet, Ethernet, DWDM, and ATM silicon

INO Coats With Aluminum
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Aluminum coating enhances the tensile strength of fibers and allows operation at extremely high temperatures

Opnet Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Revenue for the quarter was $10,973,000, an increase of 26% over the same quarter in the prior year

Report: DWDM Long Haul to Grow
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Dell'Oro Group projects the DWDM long-haul terrestrial market to remain flat in 2003 but grow to reach $6.4 billion in 2006

Civcom Sampling All-Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Announces availability of samples of its Free 1x2 all-optical switches

BroadSoft Lands HardCash
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Closes $19.5 million in Series C financing from Bessemer Venture Partners, Charles River Ventures, Columbia Capital, others

MEMC Making Wafers
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Launches Optia defect-free silicon wafer for volume production

Floyd Steps Down at Siemens
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Mark Floyd, president and CEO of Siemens Information and Communications Networks US, will step down effective January 31

Super Janet Goes to Scotland
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Thus has won a contract with Ukerna to provide high-speed links to the Scottish extension of Super Janet 4

Juniper Announces Metro Win
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Electric Lightwave selects Juniper Networks M-series routers for multiservice metropolitan networks

Tekelec Reports, Releases
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Revenues for the fourth quarter were $79.8 million; pro forma net income was $0.09 per diluted share; turns up surveillance system

Lightscape Touts Customer Wins
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Lightscape Networks continues momentum in metro market with its flagship XDMT optical networking platform

Riverstone Scores With Swedes
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Utfors AB has selected Riverstone RS routers for its metro MPLS Ethernet service deployment

Coherent Solders On
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Coherent’s Laser Processing Center develops telecom soldering technique with high-power diode lasers

Sunrise Enhances Sunset
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Newest addition to SunSet family provides comprehensive testing of Sonet/SDH networks at speeds up to 10 Gbit/s

OpNext Intros 10-Gig Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Announces the availability of its Xenpak-compliant 10-gigabit Ethernet transceiver modules

Ai Metrix Offers Open OSS
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Enhancements to the NeuralStar framework provide open integration with any software system

Agilent Intros Super Troubleshooter
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Solution tests voice, IP, and mobile over complex networks in real time

MultiLink Reports on 2001
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Total revenues for the year were $130.5 million, compared with $72.7 million for the previous year; decline expected in Q1

OCPI Offers Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Optical Communication Products announces 8-channel, CWDM, small form-factor pluggable (SFP) optical transceivers

Alcatel Announces
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

New fiber-to-the-user solution; 30,000 SDH shipments; contract with Verizon for access service

Ixia Goes XAUI With Tyco
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Ixia and Tyco Electronics jointly provide platform for XAUI interoperability and performance testing

Foundry Posts, Appoints
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Net revenue for Q4 2001 was $65.4 million, which compares to $74.7 million for Q3; Craig Baily named VP of service provider sales

AFOP Closes Flat Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Pro forma net loss for the fourth quarter of 2001 was $1,832,000, or $0.05 per share

Digital Lightwave Ends Down Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Fourth-quarter net sales were $5.4 million, compared with $33.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2000; Jim Green appointed COO

OCPI Posts Poor Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Revenue for Q1 2002 decreased 78.9% to $8.8 million from $41.9 million for the year-ago period, decreased 40.5% compared with Q4 2001

France Telecom Reports on Year
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Consolidated revenues were €43 billion (US$37 billion) in 2001, representing annual growth of 27.8 percent

West Bay Aims at Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

ACTE will distribute West Bay products in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, the Baltic States, and Russia

Advanced Fibre Closes Year
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Net loss for the Q4 2001 was $5,847,000, or $0.07 loss per share; for the year, net income was $167,796,000, or $2.01 earnings per share

Turin Turns Up $50 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Third round of financing led by Doll Capital Management, with RWI Group, Tako Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Van Wagoner

Newport Meets Q4 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Posted breakeven earnings per share in the fourth quarter of 2001 on sales of $50.3 million

Corvis Goes Underseas
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2002

Has signed a merger agreement to acquire Dorsal Networks, a provider of transoceanic and regional undersea optical network solutions

Asia's Getting ERXsome
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

i-STT Pte Ltd. is deploying Unisphere Networks’ ERX Edge Routers for the expansion of its network infrastructure across Asia

Ola Elmeland Moves Up
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Ericsson marketing VP has been appointed as Ericsson's representative to the board of directors of TrustLink

Ondax Emits Fasma
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Ondax Inc. has shipped its initial Fasma tunable filters to customer sites

NetScreen Offers Training
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Announces new security certification programs and authorized training centers

Zhone Gets Remote
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Ads a remote configuration enhancement to the company’s AccessNode Universal Edge 9000 Broadband Digital Loop Carrier platform

ClearWorks Enters Gated Community
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

ClearWorks Communications has been selected to provide its fiber-to-the-home technology to a 352-acre master-planned community

Check Points to Small Offices
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Check Point Software Technologies introduces a new product line for small offices

BellSouth Adds SonicWall
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

BellSouth will offer SonicWall security solutions to BellSouth FastAccess Internet Service business customers

Geeks Take to Plumbing
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute unclog the Internet with 'reverse computation'

Infineon Jumps on RPR
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Developing devices incorporating OC192 resilient packet ring technology that will extend gigabit Ethernet into the metro area

Cisco Gooses Catalyst
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Supervisor Engine III for the Catalyst 4006 series of switches offers enhanced control over converged voice, video, and data networks

Dorado Unveils VPN Software
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Dorado Software introduces multivendor, edge-to-core VPN service management solution

Germans Buy Lucent's LambdaUnite
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Lucent has supplied Deutsche Telekom with its LambdaUnite MultiService Switch

PMC, Alvesta Interoperate at 10 Gig
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Demo interoperability between PMC-Sierra's PM8355 QuadPHY-II SerDes device and Alvesta's 3200 optical transceiver

Level 3 Escapes 2001
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Net loss for the fourth quarter was $3.3 billion, or $8.54 per share

C-COR Upgrades Adelphia
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

C-COR.net to provide Adelphia Communications Corp. with fiber optic and RF equipment for network upgrades in ten states

Kansas City Gets Cogent
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

And it's about time

Broadwing Changes Chairs
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Richard G. Ellenberger to succeed James D. Kiggen, who has reached the company's mandatory retirement age

Telco Systems Teams With CERN
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Health officials report there is no danger to the public

Terayon Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Reports revenues of $80.2 million for the fourth quarter 2001, an increase of 27% from Q4 2000

Micromuse Has Netcool
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Here he comes to save the day!
Micromuse is on his way!

TranSwitch Creates a Hybrid
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

It's alive!

Qwest Closes a Tough Year
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Recorded net loss of $2.41 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $0.06 per diluted share in 2000; cuts its 2002 budget

Optibase Shows Less Loss
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Its glass is half full

Corrigent Demos 10-Gig RPR
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2002

Will conduct live demonstrations of Sonet and Ethernet over a 10-Gbit/s resilient packet ring (RPR) at the Comnet conference

Larscom Muxes at the Edge
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

To demo Orion 5003 optical multiplexer for the metro edge with an OC3/STM1 access module and an E1/DS3 access module

Tellium Goes With Jabil
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Tellium selects electronics manufacturing services provider Jabil Circuit to provide turnkey services

Verizon Offers VOIP à la Cisco
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Cisco's IP telephony products are being bundled with a broad array of professional services from Verizon

Xanoptix Launches Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

XTM series of optical transceivers provides bandwidths up to 245 Gbit/s

Alcatel Brings Fiber Home
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Alcatel's 7340 solution delivers voice, interactive video, and Internet access at speeds up to 3,000 times faster than dial-up

Qwest Holds Up on Privacy Issue
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Is withdrawing its plans to share private customer account information among different divisions in the company

Xanoptix Scores $40 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Closes its second round of funding, led by MMC Capital, with William Blair Capital Partners, EuclidSR Partners, Optical Partners, others

Consensus Reached on RPR
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

IEEE working group agrees on single baseline document for RPR standard

Redback Adds 8 Partners
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Announces partnerships with eight market leading OSS vendors for the SmartEdge 800 Router

RHK Ranks Alcatel No. 1
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Study names Alcatel the world leader in the global optical transport market with 16 percent marketshare

Greenwich Records Record Year
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Greenwich Technology Partners' revenues grew by 59 percent to $59.5 million from $37.5 million last year

Carrier1 'Making Progress'
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

... in its pursuit of opportunities to enter into a strategic transaction to save its bacon

Kutztown on Kutting Edge
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

The Borough of Kutztown, Pa., has elected to deploy an Optical Solutions FiberPath 400 all-optic network

Global Crossing Files Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. and Singapore Technologies Telemedia to invest $750 million for a joint majority stake in Global Crossing

General Cable Goes With CableNet
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

General Cable has selected CableNet to implement several solutions, including collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment

Cisco Gets Deeper With IBM
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Cisco Systems announces alliance with IBM to support and deliver unified communications solutions

Motorola Ships 1 GHz Processors
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) fabricated MPC7455 and MPC7445 processors implement the PowerPC Instruction Set Architecture

Terago Rends the Veil
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Emerges from stealth mode to announce the delivery of the proNP™ 5010 network processor

Volera Chooses MFN
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network will provide colocation services to Volera Inc: 'Nel blu di pinto di blu'

Foundry Upgrades Switches
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Announces new modules for its BigIron Layer 3 switches, based on the new JetCore ASIC chipset

Octillion Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Octillion elects semiconductor veterans Dennis Segers and Dr. G.P. Li to its board of directors

IPv6 Alliance Formed
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

The IPv6 Forum and Foretec Seminars have formed an alliance to promote Internet Protocol version 6

Marconi Trials Metalink Chipset
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Marconi is using Metalink's SHDSL Hydra chipset to accelerate the deployment of voice and data services over DSL

Unisphere Releases Edge Router
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

The MRX combines edge routing, native ATM switching, MPLS, and IP services in a single platform

Report Sees Metro Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Cahners In-Stat/MDR expects the metro optical network market to grow from $13 billion in 2001 to $23.6 billion in 2005

Network Photonics Picks VP
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Phil McCall, formerly of Terawave Communications, named vice president of sales and support

NetPlane Ships OSPF Solution
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

OSPF solution is part of OPTIRoute™, NetPlane’s IP routing software suite designed specifically for carrier-class networking equipment

INO Pushes POM
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Products in the polarization maintaining PoM fiber series include the ErboPoM and the PhotoPoM fibers

Motorola Routers Deployed
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Seren Innovations will work with Motorola to deploy Motorola's Broadband Services Router 64000 throughout its service areas

Appiant Buys ADC Solution
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

ADC has implemented its Singl.eView convergent billing solution for Appiant Technologies

Accelerant Demos Backplane Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Accelerant demonstrates its AN5000 5-Gbit/s backplane transceiver at DesignCon

Nortel Upgrades Metro Kit
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Designed to speed optical Ethernet deployments worldwide and reduce operating costs up to 60 percent

Vina Wins Major Order
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

NuVox Communications, an integrated communications provider, has placed a $7.8 million order for Vina's integrated access devices

Velio, Gore Extend Backplane
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Velio has partnered with W. L. Gore to develop electrical backplane extensions for 2.5-Gbit/s traffic that exceeds 20 meters

Ai Metrix Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Wayne G. Anderson, formerly at US Interactive Corp., appointed vice president of worldwide sales

Teja Takes in $12M
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2002

Second round was led by RRE Ventures and Viventures and included BlueprintVentures, Intel Communications Fund, Mayfield, and Tallwood

Ciena Expands in Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

Expands London headquarters and adds to regional management team, including a guy named Whipps

SLM Names Tech Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

Charles B. Roxlo, ex-Novalux, appointed vice president of engineering

Sumitomo, Mitsubishi Merge Their Silicon
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

Sounds like a Sumo match

Acterna Announces DWDM Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

Releases optical spectrum analyzer for both C and L bands

JDSU Reports Q2 Losses
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

Company reported a GAAP loss of $2.1 billion, or $1.60 per share, for the second quarter ended December 29, 2001

Fibernet Gives Gloomy Outlook
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

Revenues in the first half-year may be below those achieved in the same period last year; Lord Wolfson of Sunningdale comes aboard

Carrier 1 Completes Restructure
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

Appoints Per Selbekk as CIO and Sanjeev (Bobby) Sarin as executive VP of operations

WJ Unveils Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

WJ Communications introduces a low-cost, highly linear, GaAs MMIC 3GHz amplifier

IDC Raises Voice
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2002

IDC is forecasting overall global growth of voice telecom services, from $856 billion in 2000 to $1.4 trillion in 2005

SonicWall Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Provider of Internet security solutions reports revenues of $33.1M for the quarter ended December 31, an increase of 56% over last year

Kestrel Hires Sales Guy
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Richard L. Pfeister Jr. named senior vice president for sales

Cypress Posts Its Losses
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Cypress Semiconductor posted a net loss for the fourth quarter of $13.5 million, resulting in a diluted loss per share of $0.11

PMC-Sierra Closes Year
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

For the year ended December 30, 2001, net revenues were $322.7 million compared to $694.7 million for the previous year

EXFO Offers PM Option
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Introduces a polarization-maintaining (PM) fiber output option on its three models of C- and L-band tunable laser sources

Modules to Be Multisourced
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Emcore and Picolight sign first multisource agreement for 12-channel pluggable optical module

BaySpec's Got an OCPM
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Announces the availability of the IntelliGuard™ 50GHz optical channel performance monitor

Nortel Declares Dividends
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Declares a dividend on the outstanding Nortel Networks Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preferred Shares Series 5, payable on March 12

NCR to Use Opnet's Guru
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

NCR Corp. has incorporated Opnet's latest IT Guru technology into its capacity planning service

F5 Meets Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

F5 Networks announces revenue of $27.0 million, net loss of $2.1 million ($0.08 per share) for the first quarter of fiscal 2002

UK Startup Opens Fiber Plant
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Southampton Photonics has opened its US$10 million specialty optical fiber manufacturing facility at Hedge End

Ingram to Resell NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Ingram Micro will distribute a selection of NetScreen's network security products to selected N. American resellers

Inphi Intros 80-Gig IC
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Demos demultiplexers, designed in indium phosphide, running at a data rate greater than 80 Gbit/s

Flextronics Claims Record Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Net sales in the third quarter ended December 31, 2001, were an all-time record $3.45 billion, up 6.6% from a year ago

KMI Looks at Fiber Glut
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Mr. Fay sees 'too much investment in new fiber networks... So the market is now correcting'

ETSI Hosts Disaster Workshop
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute is holding a Workshop on Emergency Telecommunications February 26-27

Terahertz Raises $8.5 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Scottish opto-electronics company, has secured second-round funding of £6 million to develop its PLC platform technology

Sanmina Buying Alcatel Sites
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Sanmina-SCI to purchase Alcatel's manufacturing facilities in Cherbourg, France; Gunzenhausen, Germany; and Toledo, Spain

Avici Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Revenues for the fourth quarter were $9.2 million; revenues for the year ended December 31, 2001, were $56.6 million

Cercis Selling Testers
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

1310/1550nm Laser Light Sources are dual wavelength with –10 dBm (or higher) output, for testing single mode fibers or components

Nortel Completes Huge China Network
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

The 15,000-kilometer high-speed transmission network spans 18 of China's total 31 provinces

KPNQwest to Launch IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

Chosen by technology group Andritz to provide a 20-site, eight-country IP VPN service

Energis Issues Profit Warning
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2002

EBITDA will be 10 percent below consensus forecast of £155 million, says company

Corning Reports 4Q Results
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Fourth-quarter pro forma net loss was $261 million, or $0.28 per share

Avanex Announces Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Net revenues for the Q2 2002 were $8.3 million, an increase of $1.1 million over the company's revenues of $7.2 million for Q1

Catena Closes $75M Round
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Raises $75 million in fourth-round financing, bringing total to $192 million

Broadcom Files for Fourth Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Net revenue for Q4 2001 was $226.8 million, an increase of 6.2% over the $213.6 million reported in Q3 2001

XchangePoint Peers Ahead
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Claims to be the fastest growing peering point in Europe, with traffic levels in excess of 100 Mbit/s

Marconi Names Communications Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Marconi is appointing David Beck, from Bell Pottinger Financial, its new director of communications

Vina Wins With BellSouth
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Vina Technologies has signed a contract with BellSouth for multiservice network edge access solutions, service, and support

PacketLight Picks ADC
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

ADC selected by PacketLight to install and deploy optical service transport systems

Newport to Buy Micro Robotics
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Purchase price is estimated to be between $55 million and $65 million

Siemens Back in Black
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Reports net income for Q1 2002 of €538 million (US$472.5M), a sharp turnaround from the net loss of €1.098 billion ($964.5M)in Q4 2001

Cisco Connects Cox
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Cox has selected Cisco's comprehensive Building Broadband solution for delivery of high-speed connectivity to properties across the US

Big Bear Bags Big Bucks
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Has raised $40 million in its second round of private funding, led by Austin Ventures and Menlo Ventures; adds to board

EMC OKs Sorrento Platforms
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Sorrento's GigaMux and EPC platforms fully compatible with EMC Symmetrix for ESCON distance extension

Dow Corning to Push Thin Film
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

New program, the Thin Film Technology Platform, to identify, develop, and promote new products based on thin-film materials and processes

Convergent Joins Osmine Family
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

No, not the Mormons with the big teeth...

Juniper Routs Ish
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Callahan Group company 'ish' selects Juniper Networks M-Series routers for German multiservice cable network

Stratos Buys Tsunami
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Tsunami to become a wholly owned subsidiary and Tsunami shareholders to receive approximately 3.2M shares of Stratos common stock

Silicon Light Machines Challenges
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Maintains that subject matter of a patent held by the founders of Lightconnect was first invented by Silicon Light Machines employees

Tellabs Ends Its Year
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Pro forma Q4 2001 earnings per share of 3 cents and net income of $14 million, before restructuring and other one-time charges

Agere Reports, Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Revenues for Q1 2002 were $537 million, down about 10% from the previous quarter; announces plans to streamline its operations

AMCC Posts Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Revenues of $40.2 million, pro forma loss per share $0.04 for Q3 2002

Vitesse Closes Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Revenues in Q1 of fiscal 2002 were $39.1 million, a decrease of 76% from the $165.1 million in Q1 of fiscal 2001

Syndesis Appoints CTO
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Mark A. Nicholson has been named chief technology officer and vice president, product management

Infonetics Charts Security Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2002

Spending on VPN and security products CPE will grow 167%, from $574M to $1.5B between 2002 and 2006, according to an Infonetics study

MetaSolve Buys Nortel OSS Biz
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

MetaSolv Inc. announces agreement to acquire assets of Nortel Networks' Service Commerce Operation Support System business

Agilent Upgrades OSS
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

New release of accessFIBER is a scaleable management system that integrates network planning, installation, and maintenance

Lumentis Hires Sycamore Vet
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Has named Peter Lindahl the Director of Business Development

Sycamore Has a New Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

The SN 16000 SC, an advanced optical switch designed specifically for regional core and high-density metro network applications

Olympus Mounts an Alliance
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Partnership Development Group established by Olympus Integrated Technologies America Inc.

LightPath Offers Collimators
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Introduces its Fused Fiber Polarization Maintaining Collimator product line

Nokia Intros Access Platform, Router
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Nokia D500 next-generation multiservice broadband access platform; aggregation service router boasting 'five nines' availability

RAD Concentrates
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

RAD Data Communications introduces enhanced multiservice access concentrator; completes interoperability testing with Cisco

Agilent Touts SerDes Advance
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

New level of ASIC integration achieved by embedding 36 multirate 3.125-Gbit/s SerDes channels in single CMOS chip

NP Forum Observes Birthday
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

One year old and already walking

StarGen Demos Its Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Will demonstrate its StarFabric technology, a high-speed, point-to-point switched backplane and chassis-to-chassis interconnect solution

Corning, Siemens Ink Assembly Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Corning Cable Systems and Siemens Dematic will provide leading-edge fusion splicing equipment

Ulm Opens in Ulm
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Ulm Photonics has opened a new manufacturing facility in Ulm, Germany; warum nicht?

Multilink Ships Transponder
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Is shipping 10-Gbit/s optical transceivers for 80km applications to 'industry leading top-tier customers'

Adept Shows Assembly Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

State-of-the-art, linear, motor driven, CHADIQh-1odd-form, final assembly and photonics assembly platform

Cogent Signs a Peer
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Multilateral peering relationship with Paix.net to expand performance and reach of Cogent's all-optical network

Maple Names Sales Boss
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Douglas Stewart, formerly of Amber Networks and Ascend, has joined the Maple management team as vice president of sales

OnFiber Lights Up in DC
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Activates Washington, D.C., all-optical metro network at Equinix IBX Center

Spirent Offers Packet Voice Test
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Announces the availability of an integrated voice quality test solution for packet-based equipment

Atrica Speeds Restoration
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Promises industry's first sub-50-millisecond protection for metro Ethernet networks

Caspian Unveils Core Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Will be relying on TimesTen's real-time data management software for crucial element management system (EMS) functions

Redback Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Redback Networks' SmartEdge 800 Intelligent Transport Platform completes Telcordia Osmine services process

Broadcom Moves on Wireless LAN
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Announces all-CMOS, direct-conversion, wireless local area networking (WLAN) chipset solutions

RapidStream Releases Security Package
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Compact security appliances designed to run Check Point Next Generation software from Check Point Software Technologies

Marvell Intros Wireless Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

An all-CMOS, low power, highly integrated IEEE 802.11b baseband processor (88W8200) and radio frequency IC (88W8000) chipset

Telco Adds ATM
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Configures its carrier-class packet-over-Sonet IP platform switch with a DS3 ATM module

WaveSmith Adds Execs
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Brian R. Fitzgerald, ex-Convergent, joins as executive VP of worldwide sales and Tom Amato, ex-Intel, as CFO

Verizon Deploys Marconi
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Verizon will deploy a Marconi solution to provide high-speed, fiber optic delivery of voice and Internet in its FTTH trial network

Nortel Sells Metro in Memphis
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

To supply Memphis Networx with solutions from Nortel Networks OPTera Metro portfolio

PurOptix Brings Fiber to Bahrain
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Has won a contract to deliver a turnkey, fiber-to-the-home pilot network for up to 100 homes and 20 businesses in Bahrain

ZettaCom Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Mark Vecchiarelli, ex-AMCC, will be responsible for worldwide sales, distribution channel management, and customer support

Zarlink Gets Fabless
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

To sell its foundry facility in Bromont, Quebec, and related business to Dalsa Corp. for US$16.8 million

Optiwave Gets $7m
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

VenGrowth Capital Partners and the Business Development Bank of Canada back optical simulation software developer

Lucent Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Records pro forma revenues of $3.5 billion, pro forma loss per share 23 cents

Alcatel Optronics Posts Charges
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Including these non-recurring charges, Alcatel Optronics expects a net loss for Q4 of approximately Euro 165 million (US$145M)

MEMS Group: MEMS Growing
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Report issued by the MEMS Industry Group (MIG) shows the nation’s MEMS industry is growing at an exponential rate

Masergy Deploys Sonus for Voice
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Masergy Communications is deploying Sonus's packet voice solutions in its intelligent IP/MPLS network

Alcatel To Buy Astral Point
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Based on the closing price in Paris on January 21, 2002, the transaction has an implied value of Euro 153 million

Agilent Adds PCB Assembly Tools
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2002

Partners with Motorola to develop a complete shop-floor information solution for electronics assembly and test, plus new products

Cisco Claims Cable First
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Says its Cable Modem Termination System is the first to get DOCSIS 1.1 qualification

Inrad Launches Thin Film Service
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Leverages existing optical coating expertise to offer services to other companies

Centillium Has ADSL Router-on-a-Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Centillium's revolutionary design integrates the ADSL physical layer and network processor technology

IPG Launches Lasers
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

DL Series has output powers of 2 watts up to 100 watts in CW or pulsed operation at the spectral range of 965 nm

Process System Startup Gets $15.3M
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Pitango Venture Capital led the round

New Focus Automates
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Introduces movable platforms for precision processes such as fiber-optic alignment and semiconductor wafer positioning.

LightPath Intros Microlenses
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Mini lenses for fiber coupling are 50% smaller than current standard products

Taqua Tacks On $18.5M
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Altamar Picks Opnet
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Altamar will use Opnet's net management software with its Titanium optical switch

Attolight Unveils FBG Design Ware
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Releases AttoReconstructor, a highly accurate and efficient software for designing fibre Bragg gratings

Zarlink Claims Sonet Silicon First
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

It's designed the first off-the-shelf chip to meet Telcordia and ITU Sonet/SDH synchronization specs

Laurel Serves Up MPLS
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

The LPS is the first multi-service over MPLS provisioning system for ATM, Frame Relay, Ethernet Private Line service and IP VPNs

MegaSense Makes Some
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

The completion of the fab is a critical step in the company's strategy to independently produce its products

FiberCorp Finds $12M, New CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Additional funding from shareholders increases total funding to $70 million

Infineon Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Revenues for Q1 2002 were Euro 1.03 billion, a decrease of 5% on Q4 2001 and a decrease of 38% on Q1 2001

AMCC Adds Terabit Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

The nPX8005 is one of the industry's first packet switch fabrics to scale to true terabit capacity

Mysticom Targets Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Mysticom will start selling ICs directly to all datacom system integrators

Silicon Access Offers Co-processor
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

iFlow™ Accountant (iAC) is the industry’s first dedicated billing and policing co-processor

QLogic Passes LR 2-Gig Test
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2002

Its SANbox2 Fibre Channel switch successfully completed Light Reading's testing procedure

Forecast: Fiber Optic Filters
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2002

SBC Faces $6M Fine From FCC
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

SBC has violated unbundling commitments made when it merged with Ameritech, says FCC

Waveguide Solutions Gets Some Cash
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

Series B funding round led by Southeast Interactive Technology Funds, amount undisclosed

Enterasys Nabs Cisco Exec
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

Enterasys Networks names Gary Jackson president of Asia-Pacific region

Lattice Completes Agere FPGA Buy
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

Lattice Semiconductor has completed its acquisition of the FPGA business of Agere Systems for $250 million in cash

Net.com Posts Q3 Returns
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

Total revenue was $26.1 million, compared to $24.9 million for the second quarter and $31.3 million for Q3 2001

C&W's Exodus Buy Approved
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

Purchase of certain assets expected to close by late January or early February

ATM, MPLS Forums Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

Create a joint forum effort on ATM/MPLS interworking

Alcatel Adds Matrix Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2002

Digital matrix-chip will enhance the features of Alcatel's backbone and metro optical systems

IBM Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Diluted earnings per common share of $1.33, a 10 percent decrease compared with $1.48 in the fourth quarter of 2000

Molex Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Revenues of $416.5 million marked a decrease 33.8 percent versus last year's second quarter revenues

TranSwitch Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Posted net revenues of $4.5 million and a pro forma net loss of $12.9 million

Nortel Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Revenues from continuing operations were US$3.46 billion compared to $8.20 billion in the same period in 2000

RSoft, NDTI Complete Merger
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

RSoft and Network Design Tools join to form RSoft Design Group

Paracer Picks Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Sam Kim, from Alvesta Corp., has joined the company as vice president of sales

Quantum Photonics Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Dan Petrescu previously served as VP and general manager of Newport Corp.'s Fiber-Optics and Photonics Division

StockerYale Suppresses
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Announces the availability of advanced Cladding Mode Suppression (CMS) fiber

Hybrid to Exceed Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Expects to report revenues in excess of $7 million for its fourth quarter, exceeding its previously announced guidance of $5 million

Corning Cable Goes Caribbean
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Completes ARCOS1, the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System

Xelerated Proffers Tools
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Announces the availability of its XeleratorT Development Tools and Engineering Services

Digital Optics to Showcase
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Three product platforms at Photonics West 2002: WaveSetter wavelength locker, high-efficiency lenses, and parallel optics modules

Williams Expands Abroad
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Anything to get out of Oklahoma

Cisco's All Over China
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

ChinaNet deploys Cisco IP+Optical solution to launch 10-Gbit/s IP-over-DWDM network; Hangzhou to build network with Cisco 12000 routers

MEMS Optical Gets Ugge
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Angelo V. Ugge has joined the company as chief executive officer

Conexant Closes Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Reports sequential revenue growth of 14 percent for first quarter of fiscal year 2002

CableLabs Does Docsis 2
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2002

Has finished specifications for an advanced generation of cable modems called DOCSIS 2.0

Sonus Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Fiscal 2001 revenues grow to $173.2 million, 235% more than previous year

Redback Calls It a Year
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

For the full fiscal year 2001 net revenue was $227.5 million compared to $278.0 million in fiscal year 2000

ARO Unveils FBG Writing Tools
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

The product line includes mirrors, beamsplitters, and spherical and cylindrical lenses

DiCon Flaunts Its GRIN
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Announces commercial availability of its line of gradient index (GRIN) lenses for telecommunications application

Dr. Roberts Sees a Rebound
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Internet pioneer Larry Roberts of Caspian networks says continued Internet traffic growth portends an upswing in carrier spending

Sockeye!
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Edward Durkin, former vice president and CFO at Open Market Inc., has been appointed VP and CFO of Sockeye Networks

Metro-Optix Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Dave Orr appointed company’s new CEO; Arun Bellary to move from CEO position to that of executive chairman

Salomon Smith Barney Sued
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Claimants contend Salomon Smith Barney mismanaged their portfolio, relative to WorldCom

Ingrian Teams With Net App
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Ingrian Networks and Network Appliance announce a strategic business and technology relationship to provide SSL/TLS acceleration solutions

Cenix Adds Advisor
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Dr. William Brinkman, recently elected president of the American Physical Society, will join its advisory board

Alcatel Wins in Portugal
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Alcatel will supply more than 40,000 kilometers of cabled optical fiber to NetRail, a telecom service provider

GX Does Jabil Circuit
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Network to connect 19 sites in the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Ireland, Hong Kong, Mexico, and the United States

EXFO Closes Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Pro forma net loss for Q1 2002 was US$1.9M, or $0.03 per share, compared to pro forma net earnings of $7.6M, or $0.16, for 1Q01

Oki Releases 10G Widget
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

A 10.7-Gbit/s indium gallium arsenide optical receiver module with a transimpedance amplifier and an integrated GaAs preamplifier

Oplink Delivers Filters
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Announces the initial shipment of its Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter products

Cisco Goes for the Danish
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Cisco to supply Tele Danmark's corporate offerings

VPI Adds Hultzsch to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Former Head of R&D at Deutsche Telekom, Hagen Hultzsch (Gesundheit!) joins VPIsystems' board of directors

Ebone Helps Bouygues
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

To deliver WEeb content and information from corporate intranets to customers’ mobile phones

Intel Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Fourth-quarter earnings excluding acquisition-related costs $0.15 per share; earnings per share $0.07; net income $504 million

Digital Lightwave Cuts Back, Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Expects 2001 fiscal year revenues to exceed $82M, or about 82% of 2000's; to reduce operating expenses through workforce reductions

Alcatel Enhances DSL Access
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Announces a suite of feature enhancements to the Alcatel 7300 Advanced Services Access Manager (ASAM)

Sprint Adjusts Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

2001 PCS Group EBITDA is expected to be in the low $1.5 billion range; previously target was closer to $1.6 billion

AT&T Qwibbles With Qwest
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Says Qwest should focus on opening local markets, not bashing competitors

40G Collaborative Formed
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

To drive commercialization of economical 40-Gbit/s core optical networks; charter members include PhotonEx, Corning, and JDS Uniphase

HyperTransport Group Grows
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

HyperTransport Consortium announces the addition of seven new members

Spirent Emulates GMPLS
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

New software enables network equipment manufacturers to emulate generalized multiprotocol label switching networks

OpNext Moves on Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2002

Optical component vendor opens a Munich office for sales and tech support

Juniper Escapes 2001
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Net revenues for the year ended December 31, 2001, were $887.0 million, compared with $673.5 million for the previous year

LightConnects With Japan
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

LightConnect has signed Marubun Corp. of Tokyo as its exclusive Japanese sales representative

Report: Transceivers Looking Up
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Consumption seen to increase at an annual growth rate of 39 percent per year over the next five years, to $20.5 billion in 2006

BTexact Licensing Patents
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Will be working with ipValue to license its 14,000 patents in the US and Canada

Multiplex Boosts Sales Team
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Contracts with four companies in the US and Canada to bolster its ability to cover the North American telecommunications market

PacketLight Plays the Field
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Field trials underway for PacketLight’s integrated optical transport system for the metro

LaserComm Grabs $21 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Fourth-round funding led by Morgan Stanley Venture Partners and Index Ventures

OptiWork Scores UL OK
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

OptiWork independently achieves ISO 9001:2000 recognition and registration by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

Optical Oracle Sizes Up Big Shots
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

New report analyzes the competitive positioning of Alcatel, Cisco, Lucent, Nortel, and Tellabs

Multilink Wins ISO OK
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Has received Quality Management System standard ISO 9001:2000 certification

Check Point Checks Off Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Net income was $77 million or $0.30 per share (diluted), an increase of 4% and 3% respectively over the third quarter

ElectroniCast Looks at Test Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Global consumption of fiber optic component assembly equipment and test units seen to grow from $722M in 2000 to $1.71B in 2005

Riverstone Boasts MPLSuccess
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Has expanded its lead in metro-area multiprotocol label switching with more than 2,000 ports deployed at world-leading carriers

Chinese Get Luminous
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

China Netcom deploys Luminous Networks' RPR-based metro platform in nine cities

Corrigent Struts Its Stuff
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Announces 'breakthrough transport architecture that will change the economics of metro networks'

TriQuint Introduces Its Driver
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

TriQuint Semiconductor introduces an OC192 fiber optic modulator driver with DC 25GHz performance

White Rock Ships OC48 Mux
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

The VLX2010, an OC48 Sonet add/drop multiplexer, has been ordered by carrier customers

Pumatech Goes With MFN
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network provides outsourced Internet infrastructure services for enterprise software provider

Verizon Chooses NTS for Testing
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Carrier selects National Technical Systems as certified independent testing lab to speed time-to-market

F5 Adds to Switch Family
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

The BIG-IP 2000 promises a cost-effective, all-in-one Layer 2/7 switching solution

Zhone Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Completes Telcordia Osmine Services process for Network Configuration Manager and Loop Facilities Assignment and Control System support

$10M Goes to Litchfield
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Litchfield Communications has closed its Series B equity round, led by Kodiak Venture Partners, for a total of $10 million

Aleron Lights MPLS Backbone
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Announces availability of its new IP network infrastructure, an OC48 wavelength-based network that utilizes advanced MPLS technology

Corning Outlook Dims
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Expects a Q4 pro forma net loss in the range of $0.28 to $0.29 per share compared to its previous guidance of $0.20 to $0.25

Corvis Teams With Clear
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Corvis and Clear to provide comprehensive optically optimized networking management solution to carriers

Trillium Gets $29M
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

New investors Spectrum Equity Investors, JK&B Capital, and Mitsubishi join continuing investor Mohr Davidow Ventures

Tellabs Cops Ocular
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Has completed its acquisition of Ocular Networks for $355 million in cash and options

Looking Glass Launches
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Has introduced a range of lit bandwidth, dark fiber, and co-location services to customers in nine of the largest US metro markets

Lucent Automates With MS2
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Lucent has selected MS2 Accelerate software to automate its optical product development and lifecycle processes

Marconi To Lay Off Another 4,000
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2002

Announces further cost cutting measures after making a core operating 3Q loss of £130 million

EXFO Enhances PMD Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

New capability enables optical component manufacturers to measure second-order PMD in devices such as narrowband DWDM channels

Octillion Picks Its Team
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Names executive management team to lead development of 10-Gbit/s transceivers based on 0.13-micron CMOS technology

Colleges Get IntelliSense
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Educators and researchers at MIT, Stanford, Cornell, and the University of Michigan select IntelliSuite from Corning Intellisense

Telia Builds Out With Lucent Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Completes the North American segment of its international fiber network using optical networking equipment from Lucent Technologies

FiberCore Expects Happy Returns
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

To report record revenues of approximately $54 million for 2001, a 47% increase over 2000

Alvesta Joins Cypress on MSA
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Announce the QuadLink MSA, a multisource agreement based on four-channel parallel optic transceivers

JDSU Adds to Laser Lineup
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

New directly modulated lasers are two-channel tunable for the 100 GHz ITU and are available in both 100km and 180km versions

Switch Management Sells Billing Kit
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Switch & Colo Services, a VoIP-based partition provider, has selected the WebCDR to handle carrier billing

Gianus Releases Phantom
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Introduces Phantom Total Security (PTS), a state-of-the-art non-encryption computer security software

Corrent Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Larry Woodson appointed vice president of sales and worldwide marketing

Cramer Gets FLAGged
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

FLAG Telecom has tapped Cramer Systems to manage network resources and expedite service provisioning

Yipes Boasts Good Year
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Reports 64% growth in annual sales for 2001, more than 500 customers in full service

RealChip Touches Up Monet
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Announces availability of comprehensive hardware/software solution suite for MoNET S1000 processor for voice-over-packet applications

Telica Enjoys $60M Round
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Highland Capital Partners and Oak Investment Partners co-led the third round; total funding now over $120 million

Ingrian Speeds Cryptology
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Its FIPS 140-1, Level 2 compliant SSL/TLS cryptographic modules deliver up to 1600 transactions per second

Coriolis Strengthens Tech Force
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Ramji Raghavan named chief technology officer; Surya Kumar Kovvali, chief scientist

M-Systems Wins in Atrica
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Atrica Inc. has selected DiskOnChip as the flash disk for its A-8000 series optical Ethernet metro core switches

ECI Wins in France
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Has been chosen by France Telecom as a major supplier of DSL-based solutions

ADC Wins in Australia
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Powercor Australia selects ADC equipment in fiber optic network rollout

Cisco Wins in Chile, Italy
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Chilesat employs Cisco IP+Optical networking equipment; Cisco enhances Atlanet's IP network with new softswitch technology

Foundry Unveils Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

New enterprise Layer 2/3 modular switches based on JetCore ASIC chipset

GSC Scores $17.5 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Global Communications Semiconductor has raised $17.5 million in Series D equity funding led by TCW/YFY Investment Partners

Lamina Raises $12 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Lamina Ceramics has obtained $12-million in venture capital funding from Morgenthaler and Sarnoff Corp.

Telenor Buys Comsat
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Telenor has completed the acquisition of LMT's Comsat Mobile Communications operations

Effnet Improves on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Software reduces bandwidth requirements for wireline voice-over-IP by as much as 60% for IPv4, and 75% for IPv6 networks

Unisphere Intros Edge ASICs
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2002

Custom-designed edge service processors extend processing power and speed up to 6.2 million packets per second

Path 1 Touts Video on Demand
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Announces new, highly scaleable Cx1400 VOD series

Williams Names Dividend Date
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Announces a January 15 payment date for its regular quarterly preferred stock dividend of $0.84375 per share

Plaintree Makes Private Placement
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Has completed a private placement financing with Targa Group worth $1.3 million

Report: DSL Goes Abroad
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Yankee Group believes that the DSL equipment market still has growth potential, primarily in the international marketplace

Lightwave Micro Gets UL Approval
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Maker of planar waveguide circuits, integrated optical components, and modules wins ISO 9001:2000 Registration from Underwriters Labs

Internet Photonics Hires Heavyweights
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Names telecom industry pioneer Richard Liebhaber and Convergent Networks CEO Surya Panditi to its board of directors

GTP Offers Savings Plan
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Network Economics enables reduction of networking costs by deploying competitive procurement tools and optimizing infrastructure design

Canadians Have Fiber Stubs
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2002

Photon Advanced Technologies introduces fiber stubs for fiber optic transceivers

Verizon Trialing Fiber-to-the-Home
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

Will see how in plays in the stix

Tellabs Modem Gets DOCSISed
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

CVM410 voice-enabled cable modem achieves one of the first certifications to the DOCSIS 1.1 standard

Dutch Join French on Phone
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

Joint Allied Data Technologies/Cirpack solution enables softswitch-based voice-over-DSL services

Hyperchip Hires Hershey
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

Paul Hershey, formerly at IPOptical, named vice president for software development

CityNet Wins Houston Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

High-tech robots to deploy all-optical broadband networks through city sewers connecting businesses and consumers

Vector 12 Gets $5.1 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

Semiconductor intellectual property startup gets equity financing from Primaxis Technology Ventures, Westaim Partners, others

Marconi Sells Subsidiary
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

To sell its Data Systems subsidiary to Danaher Corp. for $400 million

Cox Deploys Sorrento
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

Cox Communications is deploying Sorrento's metro and regional optical networking equipment in its nationwide high-speed optical network

IDT Consolidates Wafers
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

Wafer fabrication production to be transferred from Salinas, Calif., to Hillsboro, Ore.

AT&T Gets Vendor Financing
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

AT&T Latin America has signed agreements for $298M in senior secured financing with its strategic vendors Cisco, Lucent, and Nortel

Picosecond Pulse Gets Patent Rights
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

Signs an exclusive patent license agreement with Stanford University to develop products for the telecommunications industry

Integrated Optics Startup Gets $30M
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2002

3i invests in Denselight, which says it's got innovative ways of making indium phosphide components

GigaTera Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Harry Deffebach was until recently the president of JDS Uniphase’s transmission group

Nortel Adds to OEM Network
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Has expanded its network of manufacturing representatives for optical components in North America

Telcordia OKs OptiWork
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

OptiWork's Circulator passes Telcordia qualification requirements

Broadcom Chips Cleared for Cable
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Cable modems using Broadcom chips receive DOCSIS 1.1 certification from CableLabs

Verizon Reports on Its Year
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Reiterates current guidance for full-year revenue growth of 4 to 5 percent and adjusted diluted EPS of $3.00 to $3.03

MFN Gets Real
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network to provide RealNetworks with metropolitan fiber

China's High in Fiber
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Domestic fiber production volume in China will experience a compound annual growth rate of 27%, rising to 16.4 million fiber-km in 2005

CloudShield Lands Fish
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Bob Fish, the company's Vice President of Corporate Strategy, has been appointed to its board of directors

Report Sees Planar Waveguides Boom
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

According to ElectroniCast, the market for planar waveguide circuits will grow from $173 million in 2001 to over $4.2 billion by 2011

Optovation Cops Another $3M
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Completes a $3 million second closing, raising a total of $23 million of venture capital funding

Qwest Slams the Incumbents
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

For significantly increasing long-distance rates while waging an aggressive campaign to delay Qwest's long-distance re-entry

Proximion Ships Monitor
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2002

Its WISTOM combines optical channel monitoring and optical performance monitoring

Corvis Sets Earnings Call
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Sets fourth-quarter and year-end earnings release date and Webcast

Cypress Acquires Silicon Packets
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Silicon Packets Inc. specializes in designing 10-Gbit/s framers for OC192/STM64 Sonet/SDH and 10-Gig Ethernet transport solutions

Wi-Comm Likes Wi-Lan
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

To purchase over $9 million (US$5.9 million) of Wi-LAN's W-OFDM based BWS 3500 System

Alidian Wins Merit
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Merit Network has selected Alidian Networks' OSN 4200 systems to upgrade its backbone transport network

Krish Prabhu Joins Westwave
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Former Alcatel chief operating officer is the newest member of Westwave's board of directors

Check Point Expands Alliance
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Extends Open Platform for Security initiative to include security assessment tools and services

Broadwing Makes a Sale
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

To provide advanced IP VPN services to Fortune Brands, the Jim Beam people

China Netcom Chooses Sonus
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

First announced customer for the ASX Access Server module of the Insignus Softswitch

Zarlink Launches RF Chipset
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

For splitting, tuning, and processing digital and analog RF (radio frequency) cable signals

Cierra Shipping 50GHz Filter
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

The terra-Q 50G-5 is a five-cavity optical filter chip capable of 50 GHz DWDM channel spacing

Quake Samples 10-Gig Ethernet IC
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

The QT2020 is a fully integrated, monolithic transceiver designed for use in 10 Gbit/s IEEE 802.3ae LAN and MAN applications

Corona Ships Optical Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Corona Optical Systems has begun revenue customer shipments of its parallel optical modules

Sycamore Lights Up NTT
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

NTT Communications has turned up commercial services on its network of SN 3000 and SN 16000 intelligent optical switches

NEC, Celestica Ink $2.5B Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Celestica will assume supply chain management, sub-assembly, final assembly, integration, and testing for a broad range of NEC's gear

Brightlink Checks Its Grooming
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

It likes what it sees!

Neos Changes Chairs
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Lord Young of Graffham has retired

Bell Canada Trials Nortel VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Bell Canada to trial Nortel Networks voice-over-IP product with major corporate customers

Song to Ring Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Song Networks will purchase the international fiber network from the bankruptcy estate of Enitel of Norway

Lewandowski Joins Intense
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Intense Photonics, announces the appointment of Ken Lewandowski as non-executive director

TranSwitch Updates Q4 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Net revenues will be approximately $4.5M, and pro forma diluted loss per share will be approximately ($0.11) to ($0.13)

Index Ventures Expands
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Expands European presence; Danny Rimer of the Barksdale Group joins as partner

MFN Offers 2002 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Also reaffirmed its previously issued fourth-quarter 2001 revenue guidance of $100 million to $103 million

Xevo Scores $20 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Series C financing round led by Advanced Technology Ventures and Morgenthaler

Kodeos Gets Kredit
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Optical Modems startup receives $4 million credit facility from Comerica Bank

Aperto Okeh? in Canada
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Has received regulatory approval of its end-to-end PacketWave multiservice platform from the Canadian regulatory authority

General Bandwidth Is Certified
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Achieves TL 9000 Release 3.0 certification with hardware, software and service specialties, and ISO 9001:2000 certification

IDT Joins Nasdaq-100
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Index consists of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the Nasdaq

Yankee Likes Free Space
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

No, not Thoreau...

Alvarion Launches Wireless Kit
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

BreezeACCESS OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) solution for the popular 3.5GHz frequency band

Amdocs Sells Billing Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

Telefonica de Espana, a provider of fixed telephony services in Spain, has chosen Amdocs Ensemble for end-to-end billing

Fast-Chip, UMC Unveil OC192 Processor
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2002

PolicyEdge™, the industry's first OC192 services processor

NetScreen Enhances Security Offering
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Announces four new integrated security appliances and enhanced ScreenOS software

BaySpec Adds Mux/Demux
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Adds an ultra-low-loss version of its Chromatica family of DWDM mux/demux products

CoSine Issues Q4cast, Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Revenues for the three months ended December 31, 2001, are anticipated to be in a range of $11.1 million to $11.4 million

Gluon Gloms $50 Million
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Venture financing round included JP Morgan Partners, New Enterprise Associates, and US Venture Partners

Optical Solutions Hires Market VP
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Peter Jew has joined the company as vice president of marketing

Yipes Builds Data Net
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

For Wolverine Trading, of all things

Marvell Unveils Tiny Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

At 9x9 mm, the Alaska Ultra Device is nine times smaller than competing devices

Infineon Intros Framer
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

New version of its single-channel framer and line interface unit (LIU) component (FALC) for T1/E1/J1 telecommunications equipment

Agilent's Got a Mapper
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Introduces its new HDMP-3001 Ethernet over Sonet (EoS) mapper chip

Sonus Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Has completed the Telcordia Osmine Services process for its packet voice infrastructure solutions

Alcatel Claims Another Record
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Transmits 125 WDM channels of data at an effective rate of 40 Gbit/s per channel

EZchip to Sample 10-Gig Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Announces completion of the design and subsequent tape-out of its NP-1 single-chip network processor

AmberWave Gains $25M
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Completes Series B round from Adams Capital Management, Arch Venture Partners, Dow Chemical, TeleSoft Partners, and The Hillman Company

Panditi to Helm Convergent
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Convergent Networks appoints Surya Panditi, former Avici CEO, president and chief executive officer

Corning IntelliSense Debuts
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

MEMS software design tools developer changes its name

France Telecom Chooses Alcatel DSL
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Alcatel has been selected by France Telecom as a supplier of digital subscriber line (ADSL/SDSL) equipment

Riverstone Scores Big in Korea
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Korea's PowerComm to deploy more than 1,000 Riverstone routers

Cisco Wins With Cox
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Cox Communications is deploying Cisco Internet routers and switches

Covad Buys ISP's Assets
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Has bought substantially all of the assets of InternetConnect in an auction supervised by the US Bankruptcy Court

AT&T Takes $1B Charge
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Will take a pre-tax restructuring charge of approximately $1 billion against its fourth-quarter 2001 results

Corvis Appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Lynn Anderson named senior vice president and chief financial officer

Lightscape Wins Telia Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

To supply the XDM optical networking platform, and professional support services to Sweden's Telia International Carrier

Qwest's Nacchio to Chair FCC Group
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Qwest Communications chairman to head the Federal Communications Commission's Network Reliability and Interoperability Council

Lucent Names a CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Patricia Russo most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Eastman Kodak Company

ETSI Revises Wireless Rules
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Second-generation products based on the open HomeRF 2.0 specification are now certifiable in Europe

Sewer Net to Launch in London
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

Roger Wilson is the CEO of the joint venture between Thames Water and Lattice Group, utilising the existing sewerage system

Agilent CompletesTest Suite
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2002

High-power modular attenuator and modular optical switch complete Agilent’s all-in-one solution for optical component testing

Shareholders Sue XO
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Allege transferring control of XO to Forstmann Little comes at the expense of XO's common stockholders

Verizon Establishes Test Regimen
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Verizon has selected five independent laboratories to perform NEBS testing at manufacturers' facilities

Mobile Penetration Preferred
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Mobile penetration reached 17% in Latin America in 2001, surpassing fixed-line penetration

Motorola Completes Synchronous Buy
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Has finalized its acquisition of Synchronous Inc., a leading provider of fiber optic transmission systems

Everest Closes Round Four
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Series D funding round, led by Pequot and Exelon, brings total raised so far to $88 million

Veeco Rings a Bell
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Opens trading on the Nasdaq to commemorate the company's recent entry into the Standard & Poors SmallCap 600 Index

FiberCore Plans Plant
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Fiber manufacturer has chosen Auburn, Ala., for its first US manufacturing plant

LightPath Projects for Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2002 are projected to be approximately $2.4 million

Lucent Dumps New Ventures
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Lucent Technologies and Coller Capital form independent venture firm to manage Lucent's New Ventures Group portfolio

Allegiance Buys Intermedia Assets
News Wire Feed | 1/4/2002

Allegiance Telecom has acquired substantially all of the Intermedia Business Internet (IBI) assets from WorldCom

Opnet Completes Belgian Buy
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2002

Has fully acquired WDM NetDesign B.V.B.A., a Belgium-based optical network design software company

Intense Photonics Partners With IQE
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2002

Involves the design, modeling, and growth of complex compound semiconductor crystal structures

FCC Wireless Move Welcomed
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2002

FCC allocation of spectrum promotes more efficient, innovative wireless technology, TDD Coalition says

Qwest Moves on Arizona
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2002

Completes systems test in December 2001; expects to file for FCC long-distance approval in March 2002

Opnet Opens in Australia
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2002

Opens operations in Sydney to serve customers in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia

Cambrian Hires Services VP
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2002

David Smith, from PSINet, named vice president and general manager of network services

JDSU Closes IBM Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2002

Has paid $100 million in cash and 26.9 million shares of common stock for IBM's optical transceiver business

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