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SVP, UC Berkeley Teach ABCs
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Silicon Valley Photonics and UC Berkeley Extension offer a short course on 'The ABCs of Fiber Optic Communications: Modules & Networks'

NP Photonics Improves Laser Power
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

NP Photonics’ compact fiber laser reaches 100 mW of output power, putting it at the top of its class

John Major Joins Broadcom Board
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Not the former U.K. Prime Minister, but the former chairman and CEO of Novatel Wireless

Canada Funds All-Optical Research
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Canadian government grants $7M over five years for the Agile All-Photonic Networks (AAPN) research network

Omnetica Manages 51° Network
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Omnetica, formerly Siemens Network Systems Ltd., to manage the Network Operations Centre for 51°

BFi Distributes NUFO Modulators
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

BFi Optilas provides improved phase modulators from New Focus, at new frequencies from 190MHz to 9.2GHz

AT&T Completes Debt Repurchase
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

AT&T announces successful completion of debt repurchase offer, having bought $3.75B worth of notes

Terayon Q4 Revenue Plummets
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Terayon Communication Systems posts revenue of $25.3M, down 68% from $80.2M in last year's Q4, for a net loss of $20.5M ($0.28 per share)

Avril Lavigne Inspires Worms
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Anti-virus software and computer security services provider releases its listing of the top twelve viruses reported for January 2003

Alcatel Cables Undersea Observatory
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Alcatel and MariPro selected by the Monterey Accelerated Research System (MARS) to help build a cabled undersea observatory test bed

Newport Intros Soldering System
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Newport Corporation delivers commercial laser soldering system for fiber-optic component manufacturing to Flextronics Photonics

ITU Adopts G-PON Standard
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

ITU brings all-optical networks a step closer, agreeing on protocols for Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Networks (PONs)

SSL to Replace IPSec in VPNs
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

SSL-based VPNs likely to replace IPSec VPNs for secure remote access, finds latest Tolly Group survey, cosponsored by Netilla Networks

Alcatel to Acquire Aravox
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Alcatel to acquire the secure voice-over-IP technology of privately held Aravox Technologies

Lumenon Noteholders vs LILT
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Lumenon's convertible noteholders seek to end CCAA protection provided to LILT Canada, Inc. by the Superior Court of Quebec

Ixia Q4 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

Revenues increase 7% sequentially to $18.0M, leading to Ixia's 19th consecutive quarter of profitability with GAAP net income of $225,000

LightPointe FSO Used in Disaster Drill
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2003

LightPointe deploys free-space optics gear at Qualcomm Stadium during Super Bowl for special network and emergency readiness drill

Sorrento Appeals Nasdaq Delisting
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Sorrento Networks announces appeal of Nasdaq decision and continued progress on capital restructuring

WorldCom Issues November Results
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

WorldCom recorded $2.2B in revenue and a net loss from continuing operations of $194M in the month of November

Tyco Nominates McCall to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Tyco nominates four people to its board of directors, including H. Carl McCall, former Comptroller of the State of New York

Qwest Proposes UNE-P Solution
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Qwest Communications files proposal with the FCC that claims to establish fair process while balancing state and federal roles

Telops Teams With Indeco in Japan
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Telops increases its presence in the Asian market via partnership with Indeco, a trading company for telecommunications components

DiCon Unveils MEMS Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

DiCon Fiberoptics announces commercial availability of a MEMS 1x4 Switch based on a MEMS chip

AT&T Defends Existing Competition
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

FCC decisions must embrace existing competition, and inter-modal competition is not a realistic alternative today, says Dave Dorman

Alcatel, Meteor Mobilize Numbers
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Alcatel uses STP-based intelligent routing applications to provide mobile number portability to Ireland's Meteor Mobile

Ionosphere Revenues Ramp
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Ionosphere's revenues increased from $35M in 2001 to $48M in 2002, and net loss improved from $15.5M to just $1.2M

FCC Favors Apartment Tenants
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

In a victory for apartment residents, FCC allows exclusive contracts between apartment owners and telecom providers

SBC Slams WorldCom for Slamming
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Urges California Public Utilities Commission and Attorney General to investigate allegations of slamming and deceptive marketing practices

New Yorkers Dial 11
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Starting this Saturday, New Yorkers will have to dial 11 digits for all local calls, even calls within the same area code

ADC Names VP of Accounts
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

ADC names Stephen Mitchell vice president of national accounts, with responsibility for driving ADC's channel sales strategies

NEC Sales Slip in Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

NEC institutes some 'fundamental business structural reforms' as sales fall 5% from the previous year to ¥1.068 trillion (US$8.96B)

Landmark Education Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Global educational enterprise awards Sprint a multiyear agreement for collaborative and voice services

EU Investigates FT Bailout
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

European Commission launches formal investigation into the €9B in possible state aid offered to France Telecom

Scanfil Acquires Alcatel Plant in Belgium
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Scanfil Oyj to acquire Alcatel's component manufacturing facility in Hoboken, Belgium; will continue to manufacture for Alcatel

Verizon Online Discounts DSL
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Verizon Online helps customers share high-speed connections by offering a $50 rebate on Linksys wired and wireless routers

Avici Reports Shrinking Revenue
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Revenues for Q4 and all of 2002 receded to $7.3M and $33.1M, respectively, from $9.2M and $56.6M in previous year

OCPI Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Revenue increased to $9.4M, up 6.3% from the same period last year, but the company posts a net loss of $1.1M ($0.01 per share) anyway

FT Unflustered by EU Investigation
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

France Telecom says the European Union's investigation into the French state's €9B bailout of the company is a 'routine' matter

Alcatel Resells Axiom OSS
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Alcatel signs three-year global reseller agreement to sell, service, and support Axiom's 5620 AXiOSS DSL Service Management product

Optus Picks Lucent for VoDSL
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Optus selects Lucent Technologies' multiservice switching and broadband access products for voice-over-DSL deployment

Transmode Achieves NEBS Level 3
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Transmode Systems has successfully completed NEBS level 3 compliance testing

Carlyle VC Fund Hires Advisor
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Dr. Ulrich Schumacher, president and CEO of Infineon Technologies, joins The Carlyle Group's European venture advisory board

Connex Goes Multiservice With Nortel
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2003

Connex deploys Nortel Networks multiservice switches in network backbone to converge voice, data, and wireless traffic

Corvis Lays Off 180
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Consolidation of its R&D organization will leave 180 employees out in the cold, bringing the company's headcount below 500

CoSine Continues Losses
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

GAAP net loss came to $17.2M, or $1.78 per share, on revenues of $5.2M

Tellium Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Tellium posts a Q4 loss of $56.5M, or $0.57 per share, on revenues of $2.9M, finishing a 'disappointing year' for the company

Foundry Posts Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Foundry Networks delivers EPS of $0.08 on revenues of $86.7M, up from $76.6M in the prior quarter

Avanex Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Q2 net revenue totaled $5.3M, up $100,000 from Q1 but down $3.0M from the prior year, for a net loss of $15.9M ($0.23 per share)

Michigan Moves to Curb RBOCs
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Michigan pol introduces legislation that would institute 'structural separation' of RBOCs' wholesale and retail operations

StockerYale Intros Specialty Fibers
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

StockerYale introduces two new Bend Insensitive fibers and one Low-Loss Cladding Mode Suppression fiber

Multinationals Love AT&T's IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Multinational corporations find AT&T 'best overall' provider of global IP VPNs, according to latest worldwide survey from Telemark

Taqua Patents 'Switch-on-a-Card'
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Taqua's OCX is the first and only switch in which each interface card performs all of the functions of a Class 5 switch

Corvis Investors Sue Robertson Stephens
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Robertson Stephens and its former managing director and senior research analyst Paul Johnson sued on behalf of Corvis stockholders

EMC Certifies Lucent Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Lucent Technologies OptiStar EdgeSwitch qualified by EMC as E-Lab Tested with Symmetrix Remote Data Facility

UTStarcom Expands Shaanxi Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

UTStarcom signs expansion contract in excess of $45M for its IP-based PAS systems with Shaanxi China Telecom

Euro Voice Market in Decline
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

European voice telephony market is slipping, but it's well worth fighting for, says IDC

MPLS, Frame Relay Fora Merge
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

The Multiprotocol Label Switching Forum and the Frame Relay Forum plan to merge into one organization

Asia Netcom Buys Asia GlobalX
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Court approves sale of substantially all of Asia Global Crossing's assets to Asia Netcom, a new company organized by China Netcom

Movaz Wins Taiwan Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Movaz Networks forms strategic alliance with Comtrend and Capahill to win $14M network contract from Chunghwa Telecom

Alltel Posts Solid 2002
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Q4 revenues were up 13% year-over-year to $2.1B, while net income was up 12% to $262.4M, and GAAP EPS was up 11% to $0.82 per share

Hitachi Telecom Wins at Norlight
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Hitachi Telecom sells additional Transmux to Norlight Telecommunications to maximize channel capacity over 10-Gig network

CommWorks, Kagoor Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

CommWorks, Kagoor Networks are collaborating on solutions to address VOIP security, quality issues

Neos Reports Record Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Newly debt-free Neos raises additional £2M in funding to cap its strongest-ever quarter in Q4

BellSouth Sues for Patent Infringement
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

BellSouth files lawsuit against Glenayre Technologies and Call Sciences for infringement on call routing technology patent

Fidelity Buys Alltel Finance Unit
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Fidelity National Financial to acquire financial services division of Alltel Information Services for $1.05B

Equant Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Q4 Revenues grew 3 percent to $769M, and full-year EBITDA will exceed guidance of $180M, both ahead of analysts’ consensus

France Telecom Boosts Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

France Telecom revenues increased 8.4% to €46.6B in 2002, in line with forecasts

Verizon Reports Q4 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Verizon Communications reports strong yearly operational growth and gives outlook for 2003

Belgian Network Relies on Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Belgium's national research network, Belnet, delivers advanced Internet applications on Alcatel's IP/MPLS core platform

PacketFront Teams With Utilities
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

PacketFront’s technology and 'community initiatives' bring true broadband to Piteå, Sweden, and surroundings

Hong Kong School Deploys Nortel
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2003

Canadian International School of Hong Kong deploys Nortel Networks solution for Gigabit Ethernet, Internet telephony

AT&T Appoints Roos NY State Prez
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

AT&T today announced that David E. Roos will become AT&T President-New York State, effective immediately

Xanoptix Plays It Cool
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Xanoptix invents highly efficient heat sink design, offering 40% more heat dissipation, lower weight and greater mechanical stiffness

Opnet Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Revenue of $11.7M resulted in earnings per share of $0.04

HSBI Completes Its Objective
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

High Speed Backplane Initiative presents its interface electrical specification to the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF)

New Focus Expands Photonics Line
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

New Focus expands product range with new line of optical power meters and energy analyzers

Zarlink Semi Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Zarlink's revenue was US$46.8M, up from $46.2M for the previous quarter but down from $51.7M in the same period last year

AFC Reports Q4, Year-End Numbers
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Advanced Fibre's quarterly revenues were $85.75M, up from $82.1M in last year's Q4, for net income of $17.56M ($0.21 per share)

WorldCom to Sell Ebbers Ranch
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Douglas Lake Ranch, 'the largest working cattle ranch in Canada,' will be sold. Strapped for cash?

Ixia Beefs Up Test Suites
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Ixia enhances its routing protocol test suites with support for L2/L3 VPNs, IPv4 and IPv6 routing, MPLS signaling, and multicast protocols

NetScreen Secures Inforonics
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Managed services provider Inforonics secures internal and customer networks with NetScreen solutions

Adtran Intros Access Router
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Adtran expands access router family with the NetVanta 3305, featuring IPSec VPN capabilities and dual T1 ports

Spirent Advances in China
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Spirent teams with Dascom and Metarnet to form Spirent DM, a service assurance partnership for China; establishes new office in Beijing

TriQuint Picks Opto Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

TriQuint appoints Glen Riley to lead new optoelectronics business (recently acquired from Agere)

Exar Intros Clock Multiplier
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Exar unveils a low-power, high-speed 350MHz clock synthesizer designed for GigE, Sonet/SDH, and other low-jitter applications

Lumentis Hires Project Manager
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Lumentis hires Bjorn Andersson as Customer Project Manager to manage the second buildout of 3’s network in Sweden

RSoft Enhances BandSolve
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

RSoft Design Group releases version 1.1 of its photonic bandgap calculation tool, focusing on the design of photonic crystal slabs

Empirix Adds MGC Emulator
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Empirix touts new Media Gateway Controller Emulator on the Hammer NXT carrier-class, TDM/IP performance test platform

Symmetricom Tests G.SHDSL
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Symmetricom produces a test and qualification suite for G.shdsl implementations, specified together with BT

Lantern Rolls Out RPR Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Lantern introduces OC-192c and STM-64c modules for RPR switches, extending reach and flexibility for 10-Gbit/s RPR network deployments

Transmode Comes to America
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Walker and Associates forges agreement with Transmode Systems AB to to market, resell, and support CWDM systems across the US

Gigabit Optics Launches CWDM Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Gigabit Optics launches four new products enhancing functionality in the growing CWDM market

Nufern Introduces PM Fiber
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Nufern introduces panda-type, polarization-maintaining fiber for high-performance gyroscope applications

Columbia House Takes Sprint
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Columbia House signs three-year voice services deal with Sprint to power 100 million-minute call center

RBN Rakes in $11M
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Designer and developer of carrier-class optical transport and switching platforms completes $11M Series C funding round

NMS Provides SS7 Monitoring
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Operators to deploy new services and derive maximum benefit from SS7 network intelligence using NMS's new monitoring application

Metrobility Rolls Out New Products
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Metrobility Optical Systems introduces new fiber connectivity and metro access products at this week’s COMNET Conference and Expo

Cisco Powers Sify's IP Backbone
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Sify's IP backbone, powered by Cisco Gigabit switch routers, is India's first Tier 1 IP network infrastructure

IDT Intros 9-Mbit Devices
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

IDT introduces the industry's first 9-Mbit/s, monolithic, synchronous dual-port products

SBC Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

SBC reports revenues of $11.2B and earnings of $2.4B, or $0.71 per share; it now recognizes the value of stock options as an expense

Foundry Touts 10-Gig Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

New Xenpak-based, two-port, 10-Gigabit Ethernet interface module doubles port density and offers better scalability and serviceability

Manufacturer Picks Peribit
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Butler Manufacturing inks deal with Peribit Networks for Sequence Reducer products for its wide-area network

NEC, Oki Target VOIP in Japan
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

NEC and Oki Electric Industry will cooperate in developing the IP telephony system business in the Japanese market

Xanoptix Unveils Hybrid IC Technology
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Xanoptix has developed a wafer scale manufacturing process for 3D stacking of silicon and compound semiconductors such as GaAs or InP

China Railcom Deploys Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

China Railcom expands service delivery capabilities with Riverstone-enabled metro networks in Shanxi province's three largest cities

Juniper Links With Spirent's OSS
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Spirent's CenterOp for CPN solution and Juniper's E-series routers interoperate to deliver service assurance across IP networks

China Netcom Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

China Netcom deploys Nortel's OPTera Connect HDX Optical Switch for next-generation optical backbones in China

TriCN to Preview SerDes 'Engine'
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

TriCN to give a glimpse of its next-generation, all-digital SerDes 'Engine' with up to 5 Gbit/s throughput at DesignCon 2003

Omnitron Enhances Fiber Converters
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Omnitron adds coax, switch and redundancy to managed fiber converters; offers 5-module, 1U fiber conversion chassis

Narus Sets Mediation Benchmark
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Narus sets benchmark standard for telco-grade convergent mediation using Intel-based servers from IBM

Manticom, Concurrent OK for VOD
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Interoperability certification verifies that Manticom’s Scorpion 4104 works with Concurrent’s MediaHawk video-on-demand system

Nortel Secures Layer 3
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2003

Software upgrade makes low-cost, Layer 3 access routing available on Contivity Secure IP Services Gateways

Prudential Picks IntruVert for IDS
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Prudential Financial secures corporate networks and client data using IntruShield technology from IntruVert Networks

InnoMedia Teams With Tatanet
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

InnoMedia and Tatanet launch Indicall, a worldwide VOIP-based calling service for the Indian market

Vitesse Reports Flat Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Revenues slightly down, at $38.2M; losses of $11.0M, or $0.06 per share

Mysticom Unveils GigE Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Mysticom introduces robust Gigabit Ethernet Quad PHY transceiver for local, metro, and storage area networks

Ethernet Will Take Over Metro
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Infonetics reports worldwide spending on metro Ethernet equipment will grow 131% to $5.7B, and ports will hit 3.3M, by 2006

Super Bowl Advertisers Drop the Ball
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Some Super Bowl advertisers' Websites crumbled under the big-game pressure

Alcatel Tested by Spirent
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Alcatel's 7770 IP/MPLS router certified by the European Advanced Network Test Center using Spirent's Conformance Test Suites

Revolutionizing European Sewers
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Revolutionary new sewer inspection system spells new life for European sewer systems

Next Level & Friends Deliver VOD
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Hey, who's demanding all this video, anyway? Just asking

Quantum Bridge Gets Patent
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Quantum Bridge extends technology lead with new packets over PON patent

NetScreen Enhances VPN Devices
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

New NetScreen-200 series features extend security, reduce capital and operational costs for extending firewall and VPN protection

Sorrento Picks Lattice Semi
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Sorrento Networks selects Lattice's Quad Gigabit Ethernet-over-Sonet system for deployment in GigaMux DWDM system

Intelliden Automates Control
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Intelliden's R-Series v2.3 delivers automated network control while lowering costs and increasing reliability and security

CoSine Wins KT Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

KT Corp. selects CoSine's IPSX 9500 to power next-generation IP VPN service in Korea

Am-Beo Wins With BFS Finance
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Am-Beo announces contract with BFS Finance (formerly Bertelsmann Financial Services) to expand rating and billing services

Cogent Launches 500k Service
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Cogent introduces 500 kbit/s Internet service called Fiber 500, to compete directly with DSL offerings

P-Com to Purchase Procera
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

P-Com intends to acquire Procera Networks in a stock-for-stock transaction, giving it entrée to the Layer 2-7 switching market

IntruVert Stops the 'Slammer'
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

IntruVert Networks provides detection/prevention signature to detect and stop SQL 'Slammer' worm attacks at the perimeter

Cramer Expands in Canada
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Cramer opens new office in Toronto, joining other North American offices in Denver, Seattle, Orlando, Dallas, and Vienna, Va.

New Edge Provides Private Networks
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

New Edge Networks introduces dedicated private network solution, targeting customers in small cities and rural areas

Broadcom Sues Microtune
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Alleges that Microtune's tuners, power amps, and Bluetooth products infringe on three Broadcom patents

Efficient Intros SHDSL Gateway
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Efficient Networks, a Siemens sub, offers high-performance SHDSL business gateway, making deployment of value-added services easier

Marconi Adds GigE to Access Hub
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

The Access Hub platform's new Gigabit Ethernet functionality allows operators to provide VPN connections over DSL

WorldCom Renews Reader's Digest
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Reader's Digest extends its extensive communications solution contract with WorldCom

Cisco Offers Automated QOS
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Cisco delivers automated solution to simplify quality-of-service deployment for LANs and WANs

SVP Offers Fiber Course
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Silicon Valley Photonics and UC Berkeley will hold a two-day course introducing the fundamentals of optical fiber and fiber optic devices

Omnitron Gets NEBS 3 Certification
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Omnitron Systems Technology's iConverter managed media converters achieve NEBS Level 3 certification

VC Outlook Brightens
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

New study shows venture capital firms across the US are more optimistic about 2003

Chungwa to Test Calient Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Chunghwa Telecom selects Calient Networks' DiamondWave all-optical OOO switch for transparent mesh network field trials

KMI Reports on Fiber/Cable Market
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

KMI Research looks at the restructuring of the optical fiber and cable industry as it tries to weather the collapse of the market

Court OKs Level 3/Genuity Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Bankruptcy judge issues order authorizing Level 3 to acquire Genuity assets and operations

Xilinx Cuts Prices
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Price reductions of up to 50% compared to 2002 price levels for its Virtex-II Pro FPGA family

Tradingcom Europe Raises $3.3M
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

Europe's leading trader in telecommunications capacities has raised new investment capital worth €3 million from the LCF Rothschild Group

Europe Plans for New Regs
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

European Regulators Group (ERG) meets to prepare for new EU telecom legislation

Sprint Touts Layer 2 Services
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

SprintLink Frame Relay, Packet Private Line, and Virtual LAN Services based on Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol version 3

WatchMark Joins OSS Ecosystem
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2003

To lead the team responsible for specification of the service quality management API of the OSS through Java Initiative (OSS/J)

TIA Welcomes Incentives
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2003

Telecommunications Industry Association applauds Senator Daschle for proposing fiscal incentives to deploy broadband throughout the US

Alliance Group Adds Directors
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2003

Wholesale long-distance provider names Faye Restaino Director of Network Operations, Mary Horvath Director of Business Development

Zia, Aculight Demo Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Aculight and Zia Laser to demonstrate broadly-tunable quantum dot external cavity laser at Photonics West

CBRE Invests in Telecom Properties
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

CB Richard Ellis Investors announces acquisition of $160M in technology-related real estate assets

Frontline to Acquire Provo, Not Kiboga
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Frontline Communications alters agreement to acquire two companies; will continue with Provo acquisition, scuttle acquisition of Kiboga

Agilent COO Expands Role
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Agilent COO Bill Sullivan to assume leadership of the Electronic Products and Solutions Group as VP Byron Anderson retires

General Dynamics, LightSand Team Up
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

General Dynamics and LightSand Communications team to produce new secure data-transfer product for government customers

Root Server Inundated With Irrelevancy
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Scientists find that one of the Internet's 'root' servers spends the majority of its time dealing with unnecessary queries

Marconi Issues Trading Update
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Claims solid performance, with core sales down 5% at £456M (US$744.3M), despite continued tough market conditions

Infineon Gets 3Com EoDSL Patents
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

3Com sells Infineon the rights to its patents for Ethernet over DSL technology, in exchange for cash and future royalties

NanoOpto Gets ISO 9001:2000
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

This is the first nanofabrication facility of its kind to receive ISO 9001:2000 registration

NTL Europe Delisted
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Nasdaq Europe Market Authority announces approval of request for delisting by NTL Europe

Song Makes Cash Issuance
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Cash issuances in relation to Song Networks' financial restructuring completed, giving the company SEK 495M (US$58.05M) in liquid funds

MPB Improves Network Config
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

C-band plug-and-play amp delivers comprehensive graphics user interface to take the blues out of network configuration

VTR Opto Picks FEMC in Israel
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

VTR Optoelectronics entitles FEMC Communications as the exclusive representative for sale and distribution of its products in Israel

Cisco Acquires Okena
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Acquisition extends Cisco's network security portfolio with next-generation endpoint security solution

Digital Matrix Launches Division
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Digital Matrix launches a new division focusing on MEMS, nanotechnology, and LIGA processes

BellSouth Hits 1M DSL Subs
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

BellSouth achieves its DSL subscriber target for 2002, finishing the year with more than 1,000,000

BestRoute Adds IPV6 Support
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

BestRoute adds an IPV6 version of the BRF family of forwarding, classification, and route table update software for Layer 3 switching

GlobalX Stays on Plan
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Continued to meet performance targets established in the operating plan presented to its creditors in March 2002 during November 2002

Marconi Updates Trade Figures
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Core sales for quarter ended Dec. 31 £456 million, a sequential decline of 5% from previous quarter; improved gross margin

HighWave Reports Up Quarter
News Wire Feed | 1/24/2003

Revenues in the third quarter 2002/2003 were €370 000, a sequential increase of 10% from €336 000 reported in the second quarter

Corning Q4 Caps a Tough 2002
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

The quarter's $709M losses include charges for plant closures in Austria, Germany, and New Hampshire

AMCC Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Revenues of $21.1M, net loss of $39.1M, compared with $40.2M revenues and $81.3M losses the previous year

Hifn Q1 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

It's only $500,000, but Hifn's revenues were up from its previous quarter

Conexant Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Broadband unit is profitable, and cost-cutting is on track at Mindspeed

Nortel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Once again, Nortel declares a dividend for preferred shares

PMC-Sierra Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Revenues of $52.6M and pro forma loss of $10.4M, compared with revenues of $47.2M and loss of $8.8M one year ago

Broadcom Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Revenues, at $295.9 million, climb for the sixth quarter in a row

Agere Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Net loss of $146M was an improvement over $375M for last year's Q1

UTStarcom Reports Record Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Reports record net sales of $301.1M, up 53% from last year's quarter, and net income of $33.9M, or $0.30 per share, up 105% year-over-year

AMCC CFO Bendush to Retire
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

William Bendush to retire as senior vice president and CFO, effective April 1; Stephen Smith appointed successor

Broadcom CEO Resigns
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

COO Lanny Ross assumes CEO responsibilities while company searches for a permanent replacement for Dr. Henry T. Nicholas III

JDSU Sales Slip in Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Net sales came in at $157M, down from $193M last quarter and $286M last year, for a GAAP loss of $215M, or $0.15 per share

Nortel Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Revenues totaled US$2.52B, up 7% sequentially but down 27% year-over-year; net loss was $248M, or $0.06 per share

Westcon Distributes Citel Gateway
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Westcon signs distribution deal for Citel Technologies' CITELlink IP Handset Gateway products

Comporium Picks Interactive Enterprise
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Comporium selects Interactive Enterprise's Conexon as its provisioning and service activation platform

Alcatel Launches DWDM Receiver
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Alcatel Optronics launches a new standardized SDH/Sonet DWDM 2R receiver, for 100-Mbit/s up to 2.7-Gbit/s applications

Alltel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Board of directors declares regular quarterly dividend of $0.35 on the company's common stock

K2 Intros Long-Reach Laser
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

K2 Optronics introduces unique high-power, extended-reach DWDM external cavity laser

NordX Intros Ethernet Cables
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

NordX/CDT, a subsidiary of Cable Design Technologies, introduces new OM3 10-Gbit/s Ethernet optical fiber cables

CyberGuard Buys Piece of NetOctave
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

CyberGuard to acquire SSL and ultra-high-speed acceleration technology from NetOctave for approximately $1.5M in cash and stock

Opto Speed Goes SLEDding
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Opto Speed introduces high-end SLEDs in mini-DIL packages for low-cost applications

Sonus Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Revenues totaled $12.7M, down dramatically from $38.9M in the same period last year, for a net loss of $12.8M, or $0.07 per share

Amdocs Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Revenue of $339.4M, down 19.7% from prior year, and pro forma EPS of $0.20 in line with guidance

AT&T Reports Q4, Makes Debt Offer
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Despite slipping revenues and a loss from continuing operations, AT&T posts EPS of $0.66 and offers to repurchase $4.3B of debt for cash

LambdaNet Turns to 51 Degrees
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

51° wins Ethernet contract with LambdaNet Communications

Greenwoods Rationalizes Networks
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Greenwoods Communications launches 'Network Rationalisation' service to help communication companies control capacity and cut capex

F5 Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

F5 Networks returns to profitability in Q1, with net income of $520,000 ($0.02 per share) on revenue of $27.1M

StockerYale Wins Asia/Pac Order
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

StockerYale breaks into Asia/Pacific with order for erbium-doped fiber from 'one of its premiere distributors in Asia'

MFN Alters Euro Strategy
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

MFN sells operations in France and the Netherlands, will focus on the UK, Germany, and Austria; sells dark fiber to AGL Networks in Phoenix

Harmonic Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Harmonic increases domestic sales, reduces operating expenses in Q4, for total sales revenue of $39.3M and a GAAP net loss of $13.8M

Dynegy Exits Telecom
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Sells its European telecom business to an affiliate of Klesch & Co. for an undisclosed sum, will focus on core energy business

Neos Opens POP in Hemel
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

In partnership with Northgate Information Solutions, Neos opens an Ethernet POP in Hemel Hempstead, giving it its 500th customer win

Nortel, Ciena Settle Suit
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Firms resolve the suit originally brought by Nortel against ONI Systems for patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets

Broadcom Reorgs, Picks VPs
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Broadcom shuffles around business units and names some new folk to head them

Cisco Sues Huawei
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Suit seeks to prohibit copying of Cisco's intellectual property by the Chinese challenger

BellSouth Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

Revenues (not including its Cingular stake) totaled $5.69B, down from $6.21B last year, for EPS of $0.32, down from last year's $0.42

NP Photonics Intros OSA Engine
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

NP Photonics delivers samples of its Optical Spectrum Analyzer (OSA) Engines, enabling accurate, handheld fiber-optic sensing instruments

E2O Claims 10-Gig XFP First
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2003

E2O announces the world's first 10-Gbit/s XFP transceiver

Tellabs Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Tellabs reports solid Q4 sales of $313M, up 9 sequentially, with a record 37% of sales coming from international customers

NetScreen Reports Record Revenue
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Reports 24% revenue growth to $51.1M, achieves GAAP profitability at $3.2M, or $0.04 per share

Probe Fears Telecom Catastrophe
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Probe Research suggests that events are, for the first time, beginning to hint at the possibility of total catastrophe

WilTel Signs Big Capacity Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

WilTel signs the largest network capacity deal in its history, to provide SBC Internet Services with 10-Gbit/s, OC192c transport

Emcore Buys Agere's Opto Biz
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Emcore Corp. acquires Agere Systems' West Coast optoelectronics business for $25 million in cash

Shoreline Lands $10.75M
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Shoreline closes $10.75M round of funding; Kathryn Gould, general partner at Foundation Capital, joins the board

Riverstone Bullish on China
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Riverstone Networks sees China's networking market leading the world in 2003

RAD, Axerra Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

RAD Data and Axerra successfully demonstrate interoperability between the IPmux-1 TDMoIP gateway and the AXN MSoIP Concentrator

Fibernet Wins UK VPN Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

TransBus jumps on board Fibernet backbone with a £1.4M contract for UK-wide IP VPN core network

Next Level Turns 'Triple Play' in LA
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Cameron Communications selects Next Level Communications to bring video, voice, data 'Triple Play' to Louisiana

Court OKs Digital Teleport Auction
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Federal Bankruptcy Court Judge approves the company's plan to sell its regional fiber communications business to the highest bidder

Cisco, Microsoft Design Data Centers
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Cisco creates a data center networking infrastructure design for the Microsoft Systems Architecture program for the Internet Data Center

International Calling on the Rise
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

154 billion minutes of international calls were made in 2001, and TeleGeography knows where they all came from and where they went

Cisco Wins VOIP Business
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Cisco IP communications system helps the City of Mississauga to deliver new services, save taxpayers up to $700,000 per year

Sage Gauges Customer Satisfaction
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Customers of voice and data network equipment are pretty satisfied, but there's an opportunity for suppliers to do even better

Ubiquity Upgrades SIP Telephony
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Ubiquity Software delivers enhanced user management capabilities with release 2.0 of its SiPeak all-IP conferencing solution

Shareholders Sue C&W
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

So what else is new?

Sprint Runs Frequent-Flier Promotion
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Sprint offers bonus miles on America West's FlightFund program

BellSouth Frets About Phone Numbers
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

BellSouth urges industry review on phone number assignment policies in light of emergence of VOIP technology

Tyco Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Tyco International reports revenues of $8.9B, up 4% from last year's Q1, but electronics revenues slip 10% due to the telecom slump

Band-X Launches IP Exchange
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Band-X Scottish IP service, Telecoms Trading Exchange, launches with first customer, Glasgow-based hosting specialist EQSN

Tekelec Opens Office in Singapore
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Tekelec expands its presence in the Asia/Pacific market with new office; names Teo Keng Soon managing director for the region

Lucent Loss Narrows in Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Lucent posts Q1 revenue of $2.08B for a loss of $0.11 per share; predicts Q2 revenue of $2.5B and a return to profitability in 2003

AOMEMS Intros Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Advanced Optical introduces the only all-optical opto-mechanical broadcast switch

Prof Pops for C2V
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Professor Paul Atherton has become a shareholder in the company and has assumed an active position on the supervisory board

Sandvine Opens in Europe
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Opens its European, Middle East, and African (EMEA) headquarters and the establishment of Sandvine Ltd. in the UK

Japan Telecom Picks Cisco Routers
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

The Cisco 12000 Series core and edge MPLS features provide the foundation for next-gen carrier internetworking service offering

Survey: OSS/BSS Is Hot
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Dittberner Associates has just completed a comprehensive study of over 170 OSS/BSS vendors and their software offerings

TranSwitch Unveils Ethernet Controllers
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Accelerates migration to Ethernet-based networks with its new Envoy family of Ethernet controllers for next-gen multiservice networks

ARO Hires Opto Assembly Chief
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Mark Anderson, PhD, will oversee custom, OEM solutions for mounted optics, assemblies, and optomechanical subsystems

Avaya Files Q1 Returns
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Revenues from Q1 2003 were $1.067B, compared to revenues in Q4 2002 of $1.152B, a decline of 7.4%; a loss of 9 cents per diluted share

Motorola Closes Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Reports sales of $7.5B, an increase in sales of 3% from $7.3B a year ago, and net earnings of $174M, or $0.08 per share

Redback Faces Delisting
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Subject to delisting from Nasdaq National Market because it has not met the minimum bid price requirement of $1.00 per share; plans appeal

Convergys Reports, Reshuffles
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2003

Q4 revenues decreased 4% to $564.8M versus one year ago; diluted EPS at $0.31; announces several management changes

LR Launches Training Division
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Light Reading University connects students over the Internet to the world's leading experts on next-gen telecommunications technology

Agilent Reclassifies Financials
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Agilent Technologies reclassifies financial statements for fiscal 2001 and 2002, with no effect on net loss or net earnings

Oplink Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Oplink Communications reports revenues of $5.1M and a net loss of $14.4M, or $0.09 per share, both worse than last quarter

UTStarcom Scores Deals in China
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

UTStarcom signs new contracts valued at $80M with China Telecom for deployments of its IP-based PAS equipment in Guangdong Province

Neralink Cuts EOS Cost
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Neralink breakthrough technology reduces the price of Ethernet over channelized Sonet/SDH to less than $1,000

Vodafone Buys SBC's Cegetel Stake
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Vodafone acquires SBC's shareholding in Transtel SA, representing a 15% interest in Cegetel Groupe SA, for US$2.27B in cash

Superconductive Gets New Chair
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Superconductive Components names president & CEO Daniel Rooney to the additional position of chairman, replacing the late Dr. Funk

Actelis Hires Hultzsch as Advisor
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Actelis Networks names Dr. Hagen Hultzsch, former member of the board of management at Deutsche Telekom, to its Technical Advisory Board

Optical Modulators Going Strong
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

ElectroniCast says optical modulator market will increase at 38% per year for the next five years, from $266M in 2002 to over $1.3B in 2007

ATM, BCD Fora Meet Up
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Wonder Twin powers, activate! Though they remain separate, the ATM and BCD (and sometime MPLS) Fora will sit down in the same room

T-Mobile, Lucent Launch UMTS Pilot
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

T-Mobile and Lucent Technologies to jointly launch 3G UMTS pilot project to deliver secure high-speed data services to businesses

Cramer Wins '3' in Sweden
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

3, Hutchison Whampoa's European UMTS operation, will use Cramer's network inventory system in Sweden

Lucent to Resell Cisco Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Lucent Technologies to resell Cisco packet data and media gateway products for mobile service provider market

Photodigm Debuts Laser Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Photodigm makes breakthrough in grating-outcoupled surface-emitting (GSE) lasers and secures $1M government development contract

ADVA Sets the 'Prime Standard'
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

ADVA Optical Networking admitted to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's new 'Prime Standard' segment

Savvis Appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Savvis names Jeffrey H. VonDeylen as CFO, replacing David J. Frear, who will resign at the end of February

Metro-Optix Gets Gila River
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Gila River Telecommunications chooses Metro-Optix CityStream 5000 for integrated ATM, non-blocking VT switching

2,700 Sprint Workers May Strike
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Strike deadline looms at 1PM EST tomorrow for 2,700 Sprint workers in Oregon, Indiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Florida

AT&T, Unisiti Build Up Cosco
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

AT&T and international JV Unisiti team up to build Asia/Pacific and European networks for Cosco (China Ocean Shipping [Group] Company)

Taqua Racks Up $20M
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Taqua secures in excess of $20M in oversubscribed round, led by RRE Ventures, thereby fully funding its business plan

Munich's Water Gets Extreme
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Extreme Networks' Ethernet switching with EAPS technology modernizes metro network of Munich's public works provider SWM-Versorgungs

JDS Unveils 2.5-Gig Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

JDSU's new 2.5-Gbit/s transceiver offers higher performance in a plug-in design for network edge, metro, and enterprise applications

Telus Picks ADC's Metrica
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Telus Mobility moves to ADC's Metrica software for performance management across Canada

Qwest Wins With State Dept.
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Though they're still not so popular over at the Justice Department, the State Department awards Qwest a $360M services contract

WaveSmith Creeps Up on Osmine
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

WaveSmith's Distributed Node multiservice switching platform completes the Telcordia Osmine services process for the NMA system

Extreme Beats Cisco in Convergence
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Extreme Networks provides improved jitter, latency, and packet loss for convergence over Cisco's Avvid architecture

Equant Serves Big Pharma
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Equant extends its network services contract with Merck, one of the seven out of the top ten pharmaceutical companies it works for

Marvell Intros Gateway Router
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Marvell achieves full wire-speed WAN-to-LAN routing in a single-chip integrated SOHO gateway router

WorldCom Improves VPN Reporting
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

WorldCom expands traffic management and performance reporting capabilities for network-based MPLS VPNs for new 'Platinum' service

TI Picks QA Cafe Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Texas Instruments' voice-over-packet group selects QA Cafe's cdrouter test product as solution for its IP testing needs

Fujitsu Unveils 40-Gig Modulator
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Fujitsu intros 40-Gbit/s LN optical modulator with 1.8V drive voltage for low-cost optical transmission

Marconi Sells 10-Gig ATM Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

US Department of Defense to deploy the industry's first 10-Gbit/s ATM transport streams, from Marconi

Finns Make an Exception
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Finnish Competition Authority grants exceptional permission to Hämeen Puhelin Oy and Sonera Corporation for procurement cooperation

Infineon Gains Market Share
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

In 2002 Infineon gained market share in all business groups and moved from 8th to 6th among the world's largest semiconductor companies

NextHop Delivers Graceful Restart
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

NextHop's GateD 10.0 routing software delivers high availability via support for graceful (or hitless) restarts

Laser Market to Consolidate, Grow 30%
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Telecom laser market will see growth in 2003, but the number of players has to shrink, says Strategies Unlimited

Peribit Polishes Bandwidth Management
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Peribit announces SR-20 Sequence Reducer and Central Management System software to increase WAN capacity for all enterprise networks

Teradyne Outsources to Molex
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Teradyne signs second-source licensing agreement granting Molex the right to manufacture, market, and sell its GbX connector

Finisar Denies Acquisition Rumor
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Light Reading's speculation notwithstanding, Finisar swears it is not engaged in discussions regarding a possible acquisition Emulex

Shipley, Coviant Team Up
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Shipley and Coviant strengthen strategic relationship for optical manufacturing services (OMS)

C&W Dumps CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2003

Cable and Wireless reshuffles its board, misplacing chief executive Graham Wallace in the process

Pirelli Extends its Blown Fiber Family
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Introduces "mini-cable systems" that maximize duct capacity in metro and access networks

Oluma's TVOA is Going Strong
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Its combined tap and variable optical attentuator has passed one billion cycles in tests

Marconi Wins Cologne Contracts
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

City operator NetCologne places contract for equipment, network management for another five years

Orchestream Sale is 'Unconditional'
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Metasolv's offer has been accepted by shareholders representing 74.2 percent of Orchestream's Ordinary Shares

JDSU Intros Hot-Pluggable Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

JDS Uniphase’s new 2.5 Gbit/s transceiver offers higher performance in a plug-in design for Sonet applications

Chinese Deploy Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Anhui province furthers distance learning initiative with deployment of riverstone-enabled regional network

MagiQ Hires VP of Engineering
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Michael LaGasse will manage engineering, design, and production for quantum information processing company

Stanzione Joins Continuum Board
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Continuum Photonics appoints Dan Stanzione, retired Chief Operating Officer of Lucent, to its board of directors

Orange Picks Lucent for ATM
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Lucent Technologies selected by Orange UK to boost the capacity of its ATM network to support 3G services

ECMA Adopts RapidIO Standard
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Resulting ECMA-342 standard will be submitted to ISO/IEC for fast track approval in 2003

Internet Machines Launches Chipset
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Unveils network processor, traffic management co-processor and switch element

Laurel Unveils Analysis Tools
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Package aims to help carriers formulate plans for migrating to a multi-service edge architecture

Teja Touts New Software, Distributors
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Announces version 3.0 of its software for Intel network processors and names Intel, S3 as distributors

InnoMedia and Cirpack Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Innomedia's VoIP CPE and Cirpack's Class 5 switch complete interoperability trials

Denselight Appoints Key Managers
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Gerard William Rodrigues is chairman of the board, Hin-Lee Ng is CFO, and Dr. Sunil B. Phatak is VP of Technical Marketing

Micron, NetLogic Partner on TCAMs
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Pair will produce pin-and-function compatible TCAM devices

ABIT, Cavium Team on Motherboards
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

ABIT's motherboards will integrate Cavium’s NITROX™ processor to slash the cost of security processing appliance platforms

VCs Fund Northlight Optronics
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

European Digital Partners (EDP) and CapMan funded the buy out of Ericsson's Optoelectronics business

C&W Disposes of Assets
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Will sell certain assets of its U.S. e-Messaging Solution business to Xpedite Systems, Inc. for U.S. $11 million in cash

Infineon Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Revenue increase was mainly driven by increased demand for memory products and chips used in mobile communications

Nexagent Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Royce Murphy takes over from company founder, Charlie Muirhead, who will remain as President

India OKs Veraz's Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

First carrier-grade next-generation telephony solution certified for Indian market

Lucent, Workers Reach Agreement
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2003

Lucent Technologies reaches tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

AT&T Canada Restructuring on Track
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

Ontario Superior Court of Justice ratifies the company's execution of new commercial agreements with AT&T Corp.

BT Ignite Deploys ADVA
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

2.5-Gigabit WaveStream Connect service brings high-bandwidth connectivity to UK customers

Ericsson Sells Optoelectronics Biz
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

Northlight Optronics AB buys the 48-staff business unit for an undisclosed sum

Infineon Ships 40-Gig Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

Titan 768MD is a multifunctional single-chip solution for line cards that performs both interface conversion and SerDes operations

ITU Intros Modem-Over-IP Standards
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

ITU enables modem support in next-generation networks; modem users guaranteed QOS in packet-based networks

Duo to Develop Intelligent Amps
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

Lightwaves2020 and Intelligent Photonics Control Corp. announce agreement to jointly develop controlled amplifiers

Intense Photonics Expands Fab
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

New clean room for Intense Photonics boosts design and prototyping responsiveness

Level 3 and Genuity Set a Date
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2003

With no other acceptable bidders for Genuity's assets, Level 3 will move to complete the acquisition with a Sale Hearing on Jan. 21

PMC-Sierra to Cut Another 16%
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

More layoffs loom as the company looks to trim expenses by $25M to $27M

IBM Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Revenue of $23.7B was up 7% from 4Q02; net income of $1.9B was down 27% from 4Q02

XO Reorg Plan Completed
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

The service provider is out of Chapter 11 with debt reduced to $500M

TranSwitch Q4: Losses, Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

A 25% staff cut is underway as TranSwitch reports revenues of $3.6 million, losses of $17.7 million

Molex Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Revenues up 9 percent, but below guidance

IPCablecom Moves Toward Interop
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

tComLabs successfully completes the first steps towards IPCablecom interoperability and certification

MFN Launches Metro GigE
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

MFN introduces Gigabit Ethernet service, combining its Internet backbone and private metro fiber network into a single service

Juniper Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Juniper Networks posts net revenue of $155.3M, up 3% year-over-year, for pro forma earnings of $0.01 per share

Exar Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Exar Corp. posts revenue of $15.0M, down sequentially from $19.0M, but up 7% from $14.0M in the same period last year

SBC Seeks LD Approval in MI
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

SBC seeks FCC approval to offer long-distance service in Michigan

Newport Deploys HSS SIP Technology
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Newport Networks deploys SIP Technology from Hughes Software Systems to powers its MediaProxy 1460 session controller

Hotsip Partners With i3 Micro
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Partnership agreement paves the way for the introduction of SIP and presence-based services into analog phones and TVs

Level 3 to Furnish ISP
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Level 3 to provide Internet access services to Claranet, one of Europe's largest ISPs, in London, Frankfurt, and Paris

C-COR Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

C-COR.net posts net sales of $54.0M, down from $67.2M in 2Q02 but up from $44.6M last quarter, for a net loss of $4.7M

TelcoBlue Offers VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

TelcoBlue provides dial tone via the Internet to corporate accounts

Vitesse Offers Logistics
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Vitesse picks Titan Logistics to provide supply chain management services in North America

Boeing Picks Xacct for Billing
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Connexion by Boeing selects Xacct Software for usage-based billing of in-flight Internet service

Shaw Posts Strong Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Shaw Communications on track to meet FCF targets, with 78% increase in cash flow from operations

Telco Dominates in KY
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Telco uses equipment from Next Level Communications to become dominant TV, Internet, and phone provider in Scottsville, Kentucky

BTI Photonics Raises $10.4M
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

BTI Photonics raises US$10.4M in Series B round, led by VenGrowth Capital Partners, to support the launch of its Optical Link System

Foret Joins ADC Board
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

ADC names former Northwest Airlines CFO Mickey Foret to board of directors

Nortel Wins Spanish Cable Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Spanish cable operator deploys routing switches, optical equipment from Nortel Networks

Bell Canada Picks Lucent Access Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Lucent Technologies to supply Bell Canada with AnyMedia, its next-generation broadband Internet access system

In-Stat: Security is Paramount
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Expanding network perimeters boost sales of boxes that keep the bad guys out, driving the network security market to $5.8B by 2006

NTT Opens New IP-VPN Node
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

NTT America upscales its facility for Arcstar Global IP-VPN in Chicago to target multinationals in the Midwest

Alcatel to Sell Locatel
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Alcatel plans to sell 'interactive audiovisual systems' leader Locatel to Perfect Technologies

Broadband Access Grows 59%
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Senior surfers record fastest-growing increase in high-speed access while narrowband use declines, according to Nielsen/Netratings

FLAG Opens Exchange in Egypt
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

FLAG Telecom announces launch of CR-IX, the new Internet Exchange in Egypt, in collaboration with National Telecom Company

Ignis Hires VP Operations
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2003

Ignis Optics hires Ron Menigoz as VP of operations, as the company ramps up production of its transceiver products

C&W Sued Again
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Wolf Haldenstein files shareholder class action suit against Cable & Wireless plc

BT, Yipes Join Service Creation Group
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

British Telecom and Yipes join the Service Provider Advisory Board of the newly created Service Creation Community

Electrical Workers Weigh In on UNE
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers urges FCC to leave states in charge of UNE-P

Redback Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Redback reports Q4 revenue of $27.6M, up from $17.4M in the prior quarter, and 2002 revenue of $125.6M, down from $227.5M in 2001

Axcelis/Applied Materials Trial Set
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Court sets trial date of May 12, 2003, in Axcelis patent infringement suit vs. Applied Materials

CLECs Pressure FCC on UNE-P
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Top telecom execs from 22 competitive carriers unite to preserve pro-competition rules in the face of Bell lobbying pressure

Infonet Pays Off Debt
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Infonet Services Corp. repays all $82M of its outstanding debt

Qwest Files More LD Applications
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Qwest Communications files long-distance service application with FCC for Oregon, New Mexico, and South Dakota

Time Warner Expands VersiPak
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Time Warner Telecom expands its VersiPak service to an additional six markets

NetScreen Enhances Mobile Security
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

NetScreen enhances its security system for GPRS network operators, adding to support for the newest GPRS Tunneling Protocol

Marconi Picks Xilinx for SDH
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Marconi selects Xilinx Virtex-II Platform FPGAs for Gigabit Ethernet traffic over Sonet/SDH for optical network applications

ITXC Hires Brazil Sales Honcho
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

ITXC appoints Cesar Costa as country sales manager for Brazil

TIA to FCC: Deregulate Broadband!
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

TIA president urges quick and decisive action from FCC in deregulating broadband last-mile facilities

CLEC Groups to Congress: Keep UNE-P!
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Various advocate groups urge Congress to protect local phone competition against the anticipated FCC action

XFP Module Group Debuts Spec
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

10-Gigabit XFP Module Group releases preliminary specification for ultra-small 10-Gbit/s module

Qwest Services Oklahoma
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Qwest Communications providing advanced networking services to OneNet, Oklahoma's statewide network

Somera Preannounces Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Somera expects to report revenues of $44M to $46M for Q4, for a net loss of approx. $0.30 per share, and $200M for 2002 as a whole

Telia Picks Tellabs Access
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Telia selects Tellabs access system to increase 3G network capacity

Cometa Hires COO
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Joe Gensheimer, formerly a Sprint SVP, joins Cometa Networks as chief operating officer

Nortel Builds 3G in Taiwan
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Nortel Networks selected by Asia Pacific Broadband Wireless to build Taiwan's first CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO wireless network

Lucent Offers 3G Design Tools
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Lucent Technologies to arm mobile operators with modeling tools that show businesses the benefits of 3G high-speed data

Cisco Takes to the Skies
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Cisco IP networking solution provides in-flight high-speed Internet access for trans-Atlantic travelers on Lufthansa

Nortel, Juniper Win in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Telefonica Empresas deploys nationwide multiservice network in Brazil based on Nortel Networks, Juniper Networks technology

Juniper Picked for Video Service
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Ringgold Telephone Company selects Juniper Networks to provide interactive entertainment and video services

GigaTera Demos Multi-Wavelength Laser
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

GigaTera demonstrates 32 optical channels suitable for WDM transmission from a single laser source

FT Launches €5.5B Bond Issue
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

France Telecom has successfully launched its €5.5 billion bond issue, which will be used to refinance existing debt

ECI, NexVerse Become Veraz
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

ECI Telecom's NGTS subsidiary and NexVerse Networks complete merger to form Veraz Networks, financed to the tune of $30M

ADC, SBC Extend Agreement
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

ADC announces the three-year extension of an agreement to supply connectivity equipment to SBC Services

Alcatel Integrates With Cramer
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Alcatel to include Cramer's inventory software suite (Cramer4) as part of its Operation Support System (OSS) integration offer

Marconi Sends Staff to Coventry
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Consulting on a proposed transfer of its ultra-long-haul development operations from Stratford-upon-Avon to Coventry

Digital Teleport to Pay Creditors
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Agreement with Bankruptcy Court to provide unsecured creditors up to 90 cents on each dollar after auction of the regional fiber business

Hanoi Goes With Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Alcatel to deliver and integrate a network management system for Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Corp.

Verio Wins With Quilt
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Verio has been selected as a 'Preferred Provider' for The Quilt's Commodity Internet Services (CIS) project

Tessco to Resell Terabeam
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Tessco will present, market, sell, supply, and support Terabeam's products to service providers, enterprises and the education community

Barcelona Releases Picasso
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Barcelona Design's Picasso BOAS11-18 Op Amp Engine works with its Prado Synthesis Platform to synthesize operational amplifiers

Equant Wins VPN Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

CyberLogitec selects Equant MPLS-based IP VPN solution to connect Hanjin Shipping sites in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific

SolarFlare Scores $17.5M
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2003

Developer of high-performance semiconductor products for physical layer connectivity has closed its second round of financing

Intel Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Revenues of $7.2B were up 10% sequentially and 3% year-over-year; net income of $1.0B was up 53% sequentially and 108% year-over-year

SBC Seeks LD Approval for Nevada
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

SBC seeks FCC approval to offer long distance in Nevada

Intel Sells Off Trillium
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Continuous Computing Corp. acquires the Trillium portable software assets of Intel's Trillium Digital Systems Inc.

Cirpack Intros SIP Gateway
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Cirpack rolls out carrier-class SIP gateway for telecom operators deploying voice services over IP local loops

WorldCom Unveils 100-Day Plan
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

WorldCom's plan for the first 100 days emphasizes new consumer and business products and services, corporate integrity

Radcom Adds SS7 Stress Testing
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Radcom's new SS7 stress tester purchased by Ericsson for end-to-end SS7-to-IP testing

Lucent Cuts a Deal With Workers
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Lucent Technologies reaches tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America ahead of schedule

SiGe Semi Scores $42.8M
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Fabless SiGe Semiconductor secures $42.8M in Series B funding, led by TD Capital Technology Ventures

Senator Seeks Ban on Internet Tax
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Virginia Senator George Allen introduces legislation for permanent moratorium on Internet taxes

Verizon Bashes AT&T in DC
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

AT&T finally enters crowded local phone market in the District of Columbia, and Verizon's got some strong words about it

Lucent Wins in China
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Lucent Technologies signs contracts with Jiangsu Unicom to build optical transmission networks in five cities

Juniper Wins at Taiwan ISP
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Juniper Networks powers Chunghwa Telecom's HiNet, Taiwan's leading ISP network, from core to edge

Michigans Support SBC LD Bid
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Michigan Public Service Commission endorses SBC's application to provide long-distance service in Michigan

Qwest, Forest City Do DSL
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Qwest and Forest City announce DSL service for residents in the new mixed-use neighborhoods at Stapleton

Siemens Boosts DT Broadband
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Deutsche Telekom expands broadband access networks with Siemens ICN technology

CLEC Selects Metrobility
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Local Access Comms selects Metrobility to provide metropolitan VLAN and high-speed Internet to businesses in Washington State

FT Cuts Fixed-to-Mobile Rates
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

France Telecom again cuts rates for fixed-line calls to Orange and SFR wireless numbers

Megisto Appoints CTO
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Megisto Systems names Joel Halpern CTO to lead architectural direction, strategic evolution, and standardization efforts

Cisco Does Content Switching
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Cisco delivers new new content switching gear for enterprise data centers and e-business applications

Dilithium Teams With TI
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Dilithium Networks collaborates with Texas Instruments to enable more cost-effective transcoding solutions for connecting networks

Georgia Tech Picks Movaz
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Georgia Institute of Technology uses Movaz Network's RAYexpress to build out the first phase of an all-optical network

Ciena Buys Back ONI Shares
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Ciena announces expiration of tender offer for ONI Systems Corp. notes due 2005

Alcatel Sees Sales Uptick
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Q4 sales should grow in the high twenties sequentially; income from operations coming in around breakeven

BT Deploys Nortel VPNs
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

BT deploys secure VPNs from Nortel Networks for fixed and wireless broadband access; 60,000 remote employees expected to benefit

Wanadoo Revenues Jump 33%
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Wanadoo had revenues of €2.075B for full-year 2002, up 33% from 2001; Q4 revenues totaled €629M, up 35% from 4Q01

Opto Speed Intros PIN-TIA
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Opto Speed launches 5-lead 2.5Gbit/s PIN-TIA TO cans for smart transceiver applications

Dorado Manages Extreme Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Dorado Software's Redcell configuration management software to manage Extreme Networks' Ethernet network infrastructures

Fujitsu Ships Chips to Chiaro
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Fujitsu Microelectronics America delivers seven new high-performance ASICs to Texas-based Chiaro Networks for new Enstara platform

Mindspeed Drafts Davoody
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Mindspeed appoints Harry Davoody vice president and general manager of multiservice access business unit

Infinite CEO Steps Down
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2003

Infinite president and CEO Clifford G. Brockmyre resigns; Michael S. Smith appointed as interim replacement

Alcatel Does VOD in Monaco
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Monaco Telecom selects Alcatel to launch video-on-demand services via DSL-streamed television

Euro VCs Invest €6B in 2002
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

European firms raise almost €6B in venture capital in 2002, showing that the decline in VC investment is more mild than in the US

Netscaler Raises $13M
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Secures $13M in blue-chip funding, led by Sequoia Capital

OFA Gain Blocks to Gain
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

ElectroniCast forecasts optical fiber amplifier (OFA) gain block consumption to reach $2.45B by 2006

Internet Photonics Hires Cable VP
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Internet Photonics hires Peter Dale to run cable business unit; Stephen Dukes selected to chair technical advisory board

AT&T LA Gets Delisted
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

AT&T Latin America receives notice of Nasdaq delisting; plans to trade on the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board

FSona Gears Up FSO
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

FSona introduces the rate-adaptive SONAbeam 1250-M, a longer-range FSO system that spans fast Ethernet to Gigabit Ethernet

Fujitsu Extends Flashwave
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Fujitsu announces general availability of the Flashwave 4010 remote extension platform for HiCap -- DS1 and DS3 -- services

Transmode Steals Nortel VP
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Transmode Systems AB recruits Michael Crossey from Nortel Networks to serve as vice president of marketing

Ellacoya Secures $14M
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Ellacoya Networks secures $14M in venture funding for the commercialization of its IP Service Control System

Luminous Expands China Presence
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Following positive reception for its packet-based metro platform, Luminous Networks plans to rapidly expand its presence in China

XO Re-ups Microsoft Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

XO Communications extends hosting provider contract with Microsoft Business Solutions for bCentral Web hosting

DataPower Powers XML Security
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

DataPower delivers XML Web Services security gateway; RouteOne, a JV formed by auto manufacturers, will use it for online credit applications

Carlyle Hires Directors
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

The Carlyle Group strengthens its European buyout fund with the promotion of two new managing directors

Broadwing Reports on Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Broadwing increases financing commitments to $350M, explores sale of broadband unit, initiates talks on renegotiation of credit facility

Cisco Wins Chinese Ethernet Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Cisco to provide metro Ethernet switching technology for key provincial network upgrade in Zhejiang province

Vitesse Teams on InP ICs
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Vitesse offers InP HBT foundry services through Mosis, a provider of prototyping and production services for IC development

NTL Emerges From Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

NTL's recapitalization plan has been completed and the company has emerged from Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. and Europe

Nortel Supplies Reliance in India
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

Nortel builds high-performance converged network for Reliance Infocomm, covering more sites than any other network in Asia

France Telecom Mandates Banks
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2003

France Telecom has mandated BNP Paribas, Citigroup SSSB, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and Morgan Stanley for a benchmark eurobond offering

Sirenza Unveils 40-Gig TIA
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Sirenza Microdevices' 40-Gbit/s tunable transimpedance amplifier (TIA) achieves industry-leading performance

DT Downgraded by Moody's
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Deutsche Telekom downed to Baa3, VoiceStream taken to Ba3; debt reduction uncertainty, VoiceStream's cash funding requirements cited

Internap Teams With Collocator
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

eXchange @ 200 Paul and Internap Network Services announce channel partnership and first joint customer, Talkway Communications

OSS Revenues Top $11.9B
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Study from DAI says independent software vendor revenues total $11.9B -- sizably higher than claimed by other telecom consultants

Euro Telcos Flunk S&P Exam
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Standard & Poor's issues 'report card' on the western European high-yield telecommunications sector

Anixter Distributes Crinis FSO
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Crinis Networks signs distribution agreement with Anixter for Innovative ConnectPoint 100 'indoor free-space optics' system

C&W Appoints Chairman
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Cable and Wireless makes Richard Lapthorne non-executive chairman, replacing the retiring Sir Ralph Robins

SBC Outsources to Amdocs
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Amdocs to provide systems improvements and maintenance for SBC directories under seven-year, multimillion-dollar outsourcing deal

AOL Latin America Converts Stock
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

AOL Latin America announces conversion of preferred stock to Class A common stock by America Online, Inc. and The Cisneros Group

Avaya Preannounces Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Preliminary results indicate Q1 revenues of $1.06B to $1.07B and a loss of $0.08 to $0.10 per share

Song Restructuring On Track
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Song Networks' restructuring, and the conversion of bonds to shares to eliminate all of its debt, is proceeding according to plan

Modulight Intros Fabry-Pérot Laser
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Modulight's new 1310nm Fabry-Pérot laser chip for 10-Gbit/s transmission is now available for purchase in volume

IBM OKs ADVA for Shark
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

ADVA Optical Networking qualifies for peer-to-peer remote copy disaster recovery solutions under IBM's TotalStorage proven program

Norlight Intros VOIP LD Service
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Wisconsin-based service provider announces voice-over-IP long-distance services

Tellium Lays Off 130
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Although CEO Harry Carr believes "the worst quarters are behind us," Tellium will lay off about 130 people in the first quarter

Cisco and Others Invest in Klocwork
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

U.S. Venture Partners, Pequot Ventures, Cisco Systems, and Duke University invest in Nortel spinoff Klocwork

Nationwide Picks Fibernet
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Fibernet wins a multi-million pound contract to provide a hybrid, end-to-end network solution for the Nationwide Building Society

Tsunami Intros Passive CWDM Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

Tsunami introduces its new MetroChannel 16-channel CWDM passive multiplexer and demultiplexer modules

eBiscom Beats 2002 Targets
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2003

e.Biscom beats its targets for 2002, with revenues over €315M (double its 2001 total) and positive EBITDA a year earlier than expected

Isocore to Test GMPLS Interop
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Isocore's Internetworking Lab will undertake the first carrier-driver GMPLS interoperability testing

C&W Puts £1.5B in Escrow
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Thanks to Moody's downgrading its long-term debt rating to Ba1, Cable & Wireless is obliged to put £1.5B (US$2.41B)in escrow

LightPath Announces Prelim Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

LightPath Technologies projects Q2 sales of about $1.65M, for an OCF loss of $2.0M; Nasdaq panel decides to let it stay

Covad Brings DSL to Accountants
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Covad Communications enters agreement to offer high-speed Internet access to AccountantsWorld members

Sprint to Manage Graebel
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Household goods carrier Graebel Co. migrates services to Sprint E|Solutions Center in Denver

Shareholders Sue C&W
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Shareholder lawsuit filed against Cable & Wireless for witholding information about its One 2 One deal with Deutsche Telekom

IDT Changes Symbols
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

IDT Corp. plans to change its NYSE common stock ticker from IDT to IDT.C and its Class B common stock ticker from IDT.B to IDT

Veeco and FEI Cancel Merger
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Veeco Instruments and FEI announce mutual termination of merger agreement due to difficult overall market and economic conditions

MRV Revenues Rise in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Based on preliminary results, MRV expects to report revenues of more than $59M, compared with Q3 revenues of $53.1M

Dorado Boosts Juniper Support
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Dorado Software extends Juniper Networks core routing support with E-series and T-series device drivers

Acopia Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Acopia Networks names Mark Terenzoni as vice president of manufacturing

Lumenon Sub Goes Bust
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Lumenon Innovative Lightwave Technology's Canadian operating subsidiary LILT Canada Inc. granted protection under CCAA

Foundry Sees Rising Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Based on preliminary results, Foundry Networks anticipates net Q4 revenue of $84.0M to $87.0M, up from $76.6M in the prior quarter

Wintegra Cites 50 Design Wins
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Wintegra closes out 2002 with over 50 WinPath design wins for wide breadth of applications across access infrastructure markets

PHS MEMS Raises €10M
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

PHS MEMS gets a €10M capital infusion from many venture firms, private investors, and management

Allied Data Wins Freeserve
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Allied Data Technologies signs a long-term agreement with Freeserve for ADSL CPEs

Alcatel Links Jordanian Schools
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Jordan Telecom will connect 65 schools throughout the country with a network based on Alcatel's 7300 ASAM and 7470 MSP

Network Electronics Revamps Router
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Network Electronics reinvents VD1616 Serial Digital Router with additional functionality and lower power consumption

Pioneer Eyes Wireless Backhaul
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2003

Pioneer Consulting predicts global wireless backhaul market to shrink from $3.9B in 2002 to $2.1B by 2008

Little Optics Boosts Density
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Little Optics offers foundry services to component vendors looking to increase the integration density of optical waveguide devices

Spirent, Zhone Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Spirent Communications and Zhone Technologies forge interoperability agreement to ensure service quality management in the access network

EZchip Ships Traffic Manager
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

EZchip announces availability of the QX-1, the world's most integrated 10-Gigabit traffic manager

Raqia Samples Coprocessor
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

ReGXP2G regular expression coprocessor accelerates Layer 2-7 packet processing by multiple orders of magnitude over software apps

XchangePoint Uses Neos Transit
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

XchangePoint adds Neos to portfolio of IP transit providers

MontaVista Powers Panasonic Terminal
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

MontaVista Linux chosen as the systems software platform for a new broadband terminal from Panasonic Communications

AT&T to Sell Latin American Biz
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

AT&T intends to sell its stake in AT&T Latin America to Southern Cross Group for $1,000

Group Telecom Gets Protection
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

US Bankruptcy Court recognizes GT Group Telecom's plan of arrangement

UTStarcom Scores With Yahoo!
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

UTStarcom inks $100M additional contracts for AN-2000 IB IP-DSLAM in support of Yahoo! BB, the fastest-growing ADSL service in Japan

Xilinx Unveils FPGA Roadmap
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Xilinx announces roadmap for the Virtex-II Pro EasyPath solution, an extension of the Virtex-II Pro FPGA family

Foundry Picked for Japanese 10G
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

WIDE, Japan's largest Internet exchange, grows with Foundry Networks' 10-Gigabit Ethernet solution

Debt Holders OK Sorrento Plan
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Sorrento Networks announces progress on capital restructuring, securing support of all convertible debenture holders

LDCom Picks Marconi Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Marconi to supply its Access Hub platform to French operator LDCom as it launches xDSL services in partnership with ISPs

Path 1 Puts TV on the Net
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Path 1's IP video gateway enables RTVI's historic television-network broadcast from New York to Moscow over UUNET

P-Com, Telaxis Nix Merger
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

P-Com and Telaxis terminate merger agreement as P-Com closes initial $500,000 in equity funding toward a targeted $1M

RF Micro Provides Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

RF Micro Devices reaffirms December guidance and comments on March quarter at Needham & Co. Growth Conference

India to Expand VOIP Network
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Indian ISP Data Access signs global framework agreement with VocalTec in preparation for aggressive network expansion in 2003

HighWave Sells Amps to China
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

HighWave Optical Technologies expands into China via contract with FiberHome Telecommunication Technologies for intelligent amplifiers

'Net Access Device Market Grows
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Internet access device market will continue to grow at an overall annual rate of 28.2%, in terms of units, between 2001 and 2006

NEC Wins DSL Deal in Malaysia
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Telekom Malaysia awards NEC with contract for xDSL platform for broadband access service

VocalTec Expands DT Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Deutsche Telekom orders additional equipment from VocalTec for the continued expansion of the Jules VoIP platform

Report: GaAs ICs Lose to Silicon
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Strategy Analytics predicts mixed fortunes for Gallium Arsenide, with GaAs MMICs recovering but GaAs digital ICs losing out to silicon

FatPipe Gets Router Clustering Patent
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

FatPipe Networks is granted a third patent for its router-clustering technology, providing fault tolerance and greater bandwidth for WANs

Song Loan Fully Guaranteed
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Song Networks' convertible loan of SEK 82.9M (US$9.48M) is now fully guaranteed by a consortium led by Ohman Fondkommission

TranSwitch, RAD Team on TDMOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

TranSwitch Corporation and RAD Data Communications partner to develop innovative TDM-over-IP line for packet-switched networks

Tyco Prices Debenture Sale
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Tyco will privately place $2.5B of 2.75% Series A Convertible Senior Debentures due 2018 and $1.25B of 3.125% Series B due 2023

Euro Equity Funds Slip 30%
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

European 2002 private equity fundraising drops almost 30%, but buy-out firms fare better than venture

Sprint: No, We're Third!
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2003

Sprint's responds to Verizon's assertion that it has become the third-largest long-distance carrier

EXFO Boosts Sales in Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

EXFO posts sales growth for third consecutive quarter, with a 3% increase (to US$17.7M) from the fourth quarter of 2002

Infonet Extends Lectra Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Infonet will customize Lectra's global network and centralize operations around data centres in Bordeaux, Atlanta, and Hong Kong

Verizon: We're Number Three!
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

With more than 10 million customers, Verizon passes Sprint to claim title of third-largest long-distance company

IP Infusion Improves ZebOS
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

IP Infusion's ZebOS Advanced Routing Suite release 5.2 offers IS-ISv6 and CSPF extensions for IS-ISv4

IDT Intros Line Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

IDT introduces industry's first complete family of universal line interface units, available in octal, quad, dual and single densities

UK Musters a Cluster
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

The Midlands Photonics Cluster and UK Laser and Electro-Optics Association join forces, creating one unified Photonics Cluster

DBm Automates Spectrum Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

dBm Optics introduces automatic high-speed Polarization Dependent Center Wavelength and Polarization Dependent Bandwidth measurement

Gigabit Optics Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Former Spectra-Physics VP Philippe Brak joins Gigabit Optics as VP of sales and marketing

RSoft Buys Artis Assets
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

RSoft Design acquires intellectual property, assets, and key employees of Artis, including network modeling and simulation software

Équipe Gets NEBS-Certified
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Équipe's 3200 Multiservice Core Switch achieves NEBS Level 3 certification

Alloptic Enters Osmine Process
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Alloptic's Gigabit ePON solution, designed to transparently interface with RBOCs' OSSs, enters Osmine compliance process

RBOCs Team With Dell
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Leading DSL providers BellSouth, SBC, and Verizon strike a deal to hawk DSL service to buyers of Dell PCs

Cedar Point Hires Wray West
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Wray West, founder of Indus River Networks, named VP of systems engineering at Cedar Point Communications

Qwest Launches LD Plans
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Qwest announces competitive long-distance plans for customers in eight states

Electric Lightwave Uses White Rock
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Electric Lightwave deploys White Rock Networks' VLX2020 for OC192c carrier-to-carrier service delivery

Blue Coat Improves Security
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Blue Coat adds Finjan's Vital Security product to its Web security platform; will distribute Websense's next-gen EIM database

Lucent Uses Acterna 40-Gig Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Acterna delivers ANT-40G optical tester to Lucent, to speed development and testing of next-gen optical transport networks

Taqua Steals Nortel's Carr
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Carr Telephone to cap legacy Nortel DMS-10 switch and expand with Taqua's OCX next-generation Class 5 switch

BTG Commercializes VOIP Patents
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

BTG to commercialize fundamental patent portfolio in voice-over-IP technology developed by Intelligence at Large

Eschelon Telecom Gets $3M
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Eschelon Telecom completes $3M financing round from Wind Point Partners, Stolberg Equity Partners, and minority investors

Tiscali Uses Digiquant's IMS
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Tiscali standardizes on Digiquant’s Internet Management System for homogenous service management over heterogeneous networks

WaveSmith Hires More Guys
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Robert O'Neil becomes VP of worldwide sales; Michael Regan, VP of engineering; Gregg Savage, CFO; and John Burnham, VP of marketing

Poles Pick Alcatel IP Core Router
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Poznañ Supercomputing and Networking Center deploys Alcatel 7770 OBX for optical integration and reliable IP backbone

Marconi Wins Telecom Italia
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Telecom Italia awards Marconi a two-year, €15M frame contract to install a next-generation optical backbone network

Foundry Debuts Ethernet Upgrades
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Foundry's new JetCore-based interface modules offer high-density 100-Mbit/s Ethernet connectivity over long-distance optical fiber

New Focus Settles Patent Suit
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

New Focus settles patent infringement lawsuit from Photonetics and its own counterclaims, related to tunable laser design

France Names New Regulatory Chair
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Paul Champsaur named chairman of the Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications; Gabrielle Gauthey named member of the board

GlobalX Wins Deal With PSP
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Global Crossing awarded agreement with Premier Sourcing Partners to offer services to more than 1,500 not-for-profit hospitals

DOC Takes Zygo Customers
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Digital Optics Corporation acquires some Zygo TeraOptix customers as ZTO exits the micro-optics business

IDT Delivers Search Engine
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

IDT delivers the first network search engine with a seamless industry-standard interface to network processors

S2IO Raises $18M Round
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

S2IO raises $18M in second round funding, led by Menlo Ventures, bringing its total funding to date to $27M

Dacom Picks Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Dacom selects Riverstone for expansion of Korea's largest metropolitan network

AmberWave, Mitsubishi Team on Silicon
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

AmberWave and Mitsubishi form strategic alliance to introduce strained silicon to Japanese semiconductor manufacturers

Intel Promotes VPs
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Intel promotes three corporate VP and elects four new ones; also names new corporate secretary

Enterasys Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Enterasys Networks reports revenue of $120.8M, down from $140.9M last quarter, for a net loss of $13.7M ($0.07 per share)

AFC Settles Suits
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Settles two individual non-class action suits related to the prior consolidated securities class actions against AFC

APA Optics to Buy CSP
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

APA Optics announces non-binding term sheet to purchase Computer Systems Products, Inc. for cash and APA common stock

Ecuadoran ISP Picks Zhone
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Andinanet, the ISP business unit of Ecuadorian service provider Andinatel, selects Zhone's single-line multi-service architecture

Turin Transports GigaPoP
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Turin's Traverse platform selected for optical transport deployment in Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Internet2 GigaPoP

Tyco Gets Credit, Sells Debentures
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Tyco obtains commitments for $1.5B credit facility, announces intent to sell $3.25B of convertible debentures, reaffirms Q1 guidance

InfoVista Partners With Juniper
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

InfoVista named premium OSS alliance partner by Juniper; will provide performance and service-level management reporting

Marconi, DeepNines Protect Wireless
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Marconi and DeepNines to provide integrated attack mitigation, network intrusion, and traffic management for wireless market

Efficient Debuts Wireless Routers
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2003

Efficient Networks announces availability of powerline home networking routers certified by the Homeplug Powerline Alliance

ElectroniCast Eyes OEICs
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

ElectroniCast forecasts the consumption of optoelectronic integrated circuits (OEICs) and related devices to reach $1.9B by 2006

Nortel Shuffles Asian Execs
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Masood Tariq to head Nortel's global alliances; Robert Mao to lead greater China; John Giamatteo to lead rest of Asia/Pac sales

Extreme Reports Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Extreme Networks posts net revenue of $90.2M (down $10.4M sequentially), for a net loss of $19.7M ($0.17 per share)

MPB Gets Raman Pumping Patent
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Enhance fiber optic system margins by as much as 2.5dB with MPB Communications' newly-patented SuperRaman pumping technique

Terabeam Links City of Calgary
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

The City of Calgary buys the first links using FSO and millimeter wave systems from Terabeam, with up to 20 links on the horizon

Neos Delivers Level 3 IP
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Neos builds IP transit from Level 3 Communications into its Neosnet network, featuring unique Liquid Bandwidth provisioning

Vegas Newspaper Picks NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Las Vegas Review-Journal selects NetScreen to stop network intrusions

AT&T, Covad Team on DSL
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

AT&T and Covad extend current arrangement for residential DSL service to cover reciprocal use of networks

IDC Eyes Ethernet Opportunity
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Ethernet's migration from LAN to WAN creates opportunity for telecom suppliers, according to IDC

Axiom Automates Thus Orders
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Thus speeds up provisioning of broadband services and gives customers realtime visibility of connection process with Axiom Systems' AXiOSS

Sprint to Service Southwest Airlines
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Southwest inks three-year communications deal with Sprint for voice, data, and critical network backup

Agilent Intros Surface-Mount Amp
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Agilent Technologies introduces industry's first miniature hermetically sealed surface mount optical driver amplifier

Pioneer Predicts DWDM Resurgence
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Pioneer Consulting predicts global metro WDM equipment market to reach $2.3B by 2007, following resurgent demand in late 2003

IBasis Interconnects Telekom Austria
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Austrian incumbent interconnects with iBasis for international VOIP services

CableLabs OKs Broadcom Gateways
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Cable modem gateways using Broadcom's chips and software receive CableLabs CableHome 1.0 certification

GL Comm Unveils Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

GL Communications introduces new tool for deploying, maintaining, simulating, and monitoring optical networks

Marvell Intros Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Marvell offers high-performance, highly-integrated Prestera-FX crossbar switch fabric, integrating 72 SerDes on a single chip

Agere Launches New Mappers
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Agere Systems introduces Hypermapper and Hypermapper Lite, two flexible, high-performance mappers for access networks

Nielsen Buys Optibase DTV Cards
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Leading media research company uses Optibase digital TV receiver cards for use in its new Media Monitoring System (MMS)

BTexact Confirms Maple's Performance
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

BTexact declares Maple Optical Systems' multi-service core switch-router is up to snuff for ATM, IP, and MPLS

AT&T Takes Charges, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2003

Takes a $240M charge following 3,500 'planned employee separations' (layoffs); Latin American assets impaired to the tune of $1.1B

Sprint Sells Directory Biz
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Sprint closes sale of Sprint Publishing & Advertising to R.H. Donnelley for $2.23B in cash

Level 3 Sells Calif. Highway
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Level 3 sells interest in California's '91 Express Lanes' toll road to the Orange County Transportation Authority for $46M

Riverstone Completes Pipal Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Riverstone Networks completes acquisition of Pipal Systems, developer of advanced Ethernet and MPLS technologies

Zygo Scores Livermore Extension
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Zygo Corp. receives $4M contract extension from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for laser optics

DT Sells Real Estate to Cut Debt
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Deutsche Telekom records €1.7B from real estate sales in 2002, significantly reducing its debt

Cordia Elects President
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Cordia Corp. announces appointment of Patrick Freeman as president and CEO

Adtran Reveals Earnings Estimates
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Adtran expects $88M in revenue and EPS of $0.30 to $0.32 in the fourth quarter

Tadiran Appoints Prez
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Tadiran Telecom announces appointment of Larry Steinmetz as the company's new president

Riello Buys Advance Galatrek Biz
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

Riello UPS purchases the uninterruptible power systems sales and service business of the UK's Advance Galatrek

TriQuint Closes Agere Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 1/3/2003

TriQuint Semiconductor completes acquisition of optoelectronics business from Agere Systems

Chiaro Targets Korean Market
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

Chiaro Networks taps P&H Telecom as Korean marketing partner; appoints Mark Tharby as VP of business development

Nina Aversano and Lucent Settle
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

Nina Aversano's breach of contract claim against Lucent has been settled; her Employee Protection Act claim has been dismissed

Verizon Hires Citigroup Exec
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

Jerri DeVard becomes the new senior vice president of the brand and marketing communications group

IBasis Gets $15M in Credit
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

iBasis closes a $15M secured line of credit from Silicon Valley Bank at an interest rate of 1% over prime

Tellium Sued for the Nth Time
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

Faruqi & Faruqi file yet another class action lawsuit against Tellium for misleading investors

MCI Hikes Rates Again
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

Seven cents a minute? Try nine. Looking for profit, MCI jacks its rates by 28%

AT&T Ups International Rates
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

Average hike of 8% affects the majority of international calls from the US

PacificNet Approves China Venture
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

PacificNet announces director approval of the telecom joint venture in China and results of annual stockholder meeting

BCE Sells Last of Teleglobe
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

BCE transfers all shares in Teleglobe to 6038441 Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ernst & Young

US LEC Gets Funded
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

US LEC restructures debt agreement and simultaneously raises new funding, declaring itself now fully funded

NaviSite Acquires ClearBlue
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2003

NaviSite's acquisition of ClearBlue Technologies Management will expand its applications management and integration services

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