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US LEC Deploys Tekelec Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Deployment of SanteraOne in New York enables US LEC to offer new Class 4 and Class 5 services to businesses in the Northeast

Cambridge B'band Deploys 3.5GHz Net
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Cambridge Broadband and Domicilium deploy UK's first commercial 3.5GHz fixed wireless access network

DuPont Intros 8x8 Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

DuPont Photonics announces its integrated 8x8 optical switch allowing for power monitoring and automatic channel balancing

Verizon Outlines 2004 Plans
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Verizon executives have outlined strategies and operational plans to increase the company's growth

Newport Announces Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Sales up 12% from $32.4M to $36.2M; net loss was $2M or $0.05 per share, compared with net loss of $6M or $0.16 per share in 4Q02

Arrayed Fiberoptics Touts EFFAs
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Arrayed Fiberoptics introduces high-performance epoxy-free fiber arrays (EFFAs) for planar lightwave circuits

KPN Doubles DSL Users in 2003
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Number of ADSL users increased from 310,000 to 746,000 during 2003

Qwest Offers $1.75B Notes
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Qwest plans $1.75B private placement for general corporate purposes, including debt repayment

Primus Handles 1B VOIP Minutes
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Primus Telecommunications carried over 1B international VOIP minutes across its network during 2003

Picolight, Honeywell Cross License
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

Picolight announces cross-license agreement with Honeywell for laser-related intellectual property, that will transfer to Finsar

ID Quantique Raises €1M
News Wire Feed | 1/30/2004

The investment was subscribed by i2i, a venture capital fund based in Luxembourg

Nortel Posts Healthy Q4 Profit
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Revenues were $2.83B, up 12% from $2.53B in 4Q02, for net earnings of $499M ($0.11/share), up from a loss of $168M ($0.04/share) last year

OCPI Revenues, Loss Increase in Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Revenues were $13.8M, up 46.5% from $9.4M in 1Q03, but the net loss of $1.5M ($0.01/share) was up from a loss of $1.1M last year

Avici Narrows Losses in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Revenue was $11.5M up from $7.3M in Q4 last year; net loss was $3.9M or $0.32 per share compared with $14.1M or $1.13 per share in 4Q02

Cable Operators Meet Regulator
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Cable service providers in India have met with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India to demand regulations

MERA Launches VOIP Partnership Program
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

MERA accredited partnership program targets operators deploying its VOIP Transit softswitch

S&P Raises KPN Ratings to A-
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

S&P raises KPN ratings from BBB+ to A- and stable outlook due to improvement of the company's financial profile

Verizon Reports Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Posts revenues of $17.3B for the quarter, up 0.7%, and loss of $1.5B or $0.53 per share; earnings were $3.1B or $1.11 per share for 2003

Emcore and Corona Cross License
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Emcore and Corona Optical Systems sign cross licensing agreement to manufacture and sell optical transmitter and receiver modules

First Avenue Gets $4M
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

First Avenue Networks, provider of 39 GHz licensed spectrum leasing products, has secured $4m in equity financing

8x8 Reports Q3 Net Loss
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Loss was $0.8M or $0.02 per share, compared with net income of $0.7M or $0.02 per share in Q2 and loss of $3.5M or $0.12 per share in 3Q03

VocalTec Posts Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Revenues were $3.4M, up 38% from 4Q02; net loss was $2.6M or $0.21 per share, compared with a net income of $6.5M or $0.53 per share in 4Q02

BT, FT Buy DSL Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

BT and France Telecom purchase DSL Xpert multi-layer analyzer from TraceSpan for interoperability testing of ADSL/ADSL2 equipment

T-Systems Hooks Up to Telx
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Connects to SuperNode in New York, supporting its North American wholesale business with access to local exchange and long distance carriers

Tele2 Details Q4 Items
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Tele2 announces non-recurring items in its forthcoming Q4 results, none of which have a cash effect

DT and FT Plan Joint R&D
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom discuss joint venture to drive broadband growth in Europe

C&W Reports Q3 Revenue
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Total revenue was £854M, down 3% from the previous quarter and 5% from Q3 last year; net cash balance was £1.6B

Skype Adds Asian Languages
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Skype expands its language options with the addition of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, bringing the total number it supports to 15

SandCherry Launches VOIP Apps
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

SandCherry announces AppPackages speech-enabled applications for SMEs, streamlining voice interfaces with existing Web applications

Infomedia Unveils SIP-Based IM, VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Infomedia will introduce its RondeView SIP convergence application to broadband ISPs at the Cable Connects Show

VeriSign Reports Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 1/29/2004

Posts Q4 revenue of $252M, including the sale of NetWork Solutions; GAAP net loss was $22M for the quarter and $250M for the year

AFOP Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Revenues climb to $3.5M; losses hold steady from last quarter at $1.8M, or 5 cents per share

HR Survey Points to Big VPN Changes
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

More than 400 carrier execs and technicians expect a rapid ramp-up of revenues from new VPN services based on IP and MPLS technologies

CoSine Delays Q4 Report
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Has postponed the release of its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year pending completion of its 2003 audit

Mindspeed Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Revenues increased 15 percent from fourth-quarter fiscal 2003 revenues of $23.2 million

Occam Adds Revenues, Customers
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Occam Networks reported revenue for 4Q03of $3.8M, a company record and an increase of more than 150% over the previous quarter

JDSU Revenues Rise in Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Revenues climb to $153M versus $147M in the previous quarter; GAAP losses were $59M, or 4 cents per share

Foundry Increases Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Revenues for 4Q03 increased to $111.1M, up 9% from $101.7M in the previous quarter, and up 28% from $86.7M in 4Q02

Ericsson, Nortel Lead VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Dittberner says Ericsson is the leader in port shipments, with over 21% of total shipped as of 4Q03; Nortel is second at 17.1%

TI Supports MBOA Plans
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Announces support for MultiBand OFDM Alliance's plans to formalize into special interest group for ultrawideband technology

Taqua Wins CLEC Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Taqua provides iX7000 Class 5 packet switch to eXpeTel to expand its converged voice and data services in Mississippi and new markets

AFC Reports Lower Q4 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Revenues in Q4 were $84.8M, down from $85.7M in 4Q02; net income was $5.7M, or $0.06 per share, down from $17.6M, or $0.21 per share in 4Q02

Alcatel, Fastweb Build Military Net
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Alcatel and Fastweb win €25 contract to develop a fully-serviced broadband telecom network for the Italian armed forces

S&P Negative on Ireland's Valentia
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

S&P places Valentia Telecommunications ratings on CreditWatch following its request to pay dividends in the event of an IPO

German TV Co. Deploys Net Insight
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

German TV broadcaster WDR selects Net Insight's platform to carry all of its broadcast TV, data, and telephony traffic between 14 cities

THUS Beats Financial Target
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

THUS Group delivers positive free cash flow one quarter ahead of target

Analysys Forecasts €80B B'band Market
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Analysys forecasts Western European broadband home market will reach €80B by 2008, says operators could generate €10B

Zhone Intros Line-Powered DSLAM
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Zhone launches Raptor 100 LP DSLAM to extend ADSL services up to 38,000 feet

Sprint Launches MPLS VPN Services
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Sprint enhances IP VPN portfolio with MPLS VPN solution, peerless IP network, and SSL remote access VPN for business networks

Infonet Gets Turkish Data Service License
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Infonet receives license to provide Frame Relay and other data services in Turkey, enabling it to directly connect clients to its network

FLAG Plans to Pay Off Debt
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

FLAG Telecom elects to redeem outstanding $27.9M debt early, saving $2.4M in interest payments

SBC Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Net income for Q4 was $905M or $0.27 per share, down from $2.4B or $0.71 per share in 4Q02; full year net income was $8,5B, up from $5.7B

GVP Targets VOIP Funds
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Georgetown Venture Partners announces plans to raise expansion capital funds for VOIP ventures

Infineon Aqcuires ADMtek
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Infineon announces first acquisition in Asia with agreement to buy ADMtek, a fabless integrated circuit design company, for around €80M

Princeton Intros Laser Array
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Princeton Lightwave announces 1850 nm high power multimode laser array for direct or diode pumped solid state laser applications

Telefonica Ramps Up UK Presence
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Telefonica appoints William MacKay, founder of Strategie-M, as head of marketing to develop the company's UK profile

Exalos Wins Funding for SLEDs
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Exalos, maker of Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes (SLED) and other optoelectronic devices, closes second financing round

Thorlabs Aqcuires Radians
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Thorlabs has purchased Radians Innova, an OEM provider of modular continuously tunable laser sources

Focal Offers 32 Voice Channels Per T1
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Focal Communications enhances its Integrated Voice and Data (IVAD) service to offer 32 channels on a single T1 circuit

Avaya Reports Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Revenues were $971M, up 3% from 1Q03; net income was $10M, or $0.02 per share, compared to a net loss of $121M or $0.33 per share in 1Q03

Broadcom Plans to File Shelf Forms
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Broadcom announces plans to file a universal shelf registration statement and an acquisition shelf registration statement within 30 days

Broadcom Posts Q4 Profit
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Net income was $6.1M or $0.02 per share, compared with net loss of $1.758B or $6.40 per share for Q4 the previous year

Metrobility Bangs Ethernet Drum
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Metrobility Optical Systems announces participation in activities to advance the adoption of Ethernet

RSoft Enhances Optical Design Software
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Announces version 2.0 of its LaserMOD simulation tool for active semiconductor devices with capabilities for VCSELs

IMC Rolls Out Optical Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

IMC Networks introduces iMediaChassis/20 carrier-class platform for all enterprise and service provider fiber media conversion

Pacific Peering Point Announced
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

CENIC and Pacific Northwest Gigapop announce plans for Pacific Wave, a joint project peering facility along the Pacific Coast of the US

Infonetics Surveys Ethernet Capex Plans
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Service provider capex is shifting to IP and Ethernet-based products as demand for Ethernet services grows, according to Infonetics

Verio Boosts Managed Security
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Verio partners with Internet Security Systems to expand its IntelliSecurity managed services

LaserBit Intros FSO System
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

LaserBit launches GigaPinto free space laser-based wireless system, enabling 1-Gig connection for sites up to 500 metres apart

Procket Fuels Aussie Net
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Australia's Research and Education Network (AARNet) selects Procket's PRO/8812 and PRO/8801 routers for network build-out

Agere Q1 Loss Narrows
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Reports net loss of $39M or $0.02 per share, including restructuring charge of $47M; down from net loss of $146M or $0.09 per share in 1Q03

Metalink Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Fourth quarter loss was $3M or $0.16 per share, compared to a loss of $4.9M in 4Q02; 2003 revenue increased 125% to $14.9M

Quarry Hires New Execs
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2004

Security service router supplier Quarry names John Osanitsch as VP of of sales and service and Zbigniew Opalka as VP of engineering

Aventail Teams With SITA
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

SITA adds Aventail's SSL VPN managed services to its suite, agrees to resell the technology to its customers in the air transport industry

Verso Wins Greek Carrier Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

TelePassport Hellas awards $4M contract to Verso to deploy its Clarent infrastructure for intelligent interfaces between IP and PSTN networks

Focal Selects General Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Focal Communications deploys G6R Packet Telephony Migration Platform from General Bandwidth to offer integrated voice and data service

Sycamore Improves Net Management
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Sycamore enhances its customer network management software and introduces SilvxManager project scheduling application

Verso Upgrades Clarent Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Verso releases Clarent BHG 2500 media gateway featuring hot swappable VoIP blades and redundant power supplies, and Class 4 Call Manager 1.5

AT&T Adds 911 VOIP Calling
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Intrado agrees to develop an emergency calling solution for AT&T's residential broadband VOIP service to be launched in spring

Servgate Bags $18M Funding
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

ServGate closes $18M mezzanine financing round led by ComVentures; names VP of corporate marketing and VP of business development

Riverstone Unveils New Boxes
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Introduces new hardware module, upgraded MPLS routers and RapidOS software release 9.4 to enable migration to Ethernet networks

Survey Pumps Up VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Integrated Research survey finds IP telephony is overtaking legacy PSTN systems, although call quality remains an issue

Deutsche Telekom Boosts B'band
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Deutsche Telekom increased number of DSL lines to 4M in 2003, up 40% from previous year; number of DSL customers increased by 300,000 in Q4

Service Availability Forum Grows
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Seven new members join Service Availability Forum, bringing total to 29 and encouraging adoption of open interface specifications

Allot Streamlines Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Allot streamlines product line and pricing structure of its NetEnforcer network traffic management appliance

Teralux Unveils External Cavity Laser
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Optical component supplier Teralux emerges from stealth mode with the launch of its MACSL (Mode Adaptive Cavity Stabilized Laser) device

Marconi Reports Q3 Sales
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Marconi posts sales of £408M a 5% increase on the $389M reported in Q2 of the 2004 fiscal year; full results to be announced

Apcon Signs European Distributors
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Apcon signs agreements with Arcadiz Telecom, Indes Integrated Development Solutions and ProfiNET TEST to distribute its switches

Newport Enters Spectroscopy Market
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Newport launches OSM Series of turnkey spectrometers, light sources, and fiber based accessories

Optical Solutions Wins Iowa FTTP Job
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Iowa CLEC Mahaska Communication Group awards Optical Solutions a contract to provide FTTP connections to the community of Oskaloosa

Occam, Minerva Test IP TV
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2004

Occam and Minerva complete field testing of turnkey IP television delivery platform to speed time to market and reduce deployment risks

Agilent Q1 Looking Sunny
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Revenues for the quarter ended Jan. 31 should exceed $1.63 billion, while earnings could jump beyond 20 cents per share

Overture Launches Access Platform
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Overture announces ISG 2200 edge platform to deliver Ethernet and TDM services across any type of network

Riverhead Unveils Anti-DDOS Stuff
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Riverhead Networks introduces Guard XT and Detector to deliver multi-gigabit protection against distributed denial-of-service attacks

AMCC Produces Retro PHYs
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Applied Micro Circuits introduces quad OC-3/12 transceivers made in CMOS, new and clock and data recovery (CDR) device

Slovenian ISP Deploys Juniper
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

SiOL builds core and broadband network infrastructure using Juniper Networks M- and E-series Platforms

Ingate Hires Marketing Director
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Ingate Systems appoints Johan Terve, previously Sales Director for Global Accounts and Partners at SmartTrust, as marketing director

Foundry Intros 40-port GigE Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Foundry Networks launches 40-port high density GigE fiber module and two new modules for its terabit-capacity Ethernet switching products

C&W Picks LayerOne for Hosting
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

LayerOne provides international POP for Cable & Wireless to maintain traffic flows to and from the US and other markets

Teradyne Intros Modular Architecture
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Teradyne announces its optical connector, HD-Optyx, featuring modular architecture for efficient layout

Cyber Digital Offers VOIP Services
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Cyber Digital enters VOIP services market following FCC statement that IP-based services should remain free from regulation

Hammerhead Secures $25M
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Series B funding from Mayfield, Foundation Capital, Enterprise Partners, and Pequot Ventures

Azna Launches Long Haul Laser
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Azna announces modulator-free long-reach optical transmission with new prodcut line based on its CMDM laser technology

Radvision Appoints COO
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Yuval Bloch has been named chief operating officer of Radvision

Finisar Buys Honeywell VCSEL Business
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Finisar, developer of fiber optic subsystems, acquires Honeywell's VCSEL Optical Products business for about $75M

Time Warner Buys Enron Fiber
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Time Warner Telecom extends network with acquisition of fiber assets from Enron Broadband Services in Portland

NetLogic Ships 18Mb Search Engine
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

NetLogic Microsystems ships monolithic network search engine (NSE), with dual QDRII ports to top-tier manufacturers

Free Chooses Cirpack for Voice
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

IBM and Cirpack sign multi-year agreement with French ISP Free to deploy a next-gen network for packet-based services including VOIP

MEF Releases Ethernet Opex Study
News Wire Feed | 1/26/2004

Report says Opex savings compared to leased lines, Frame Relay, ATM start at 18 percent a year and grow to 23 percent

Corning Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2004

Corning reports quarterly sales up 26% versus prior year

Comms Chips on the Rise
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

After declining in 2003, the datacom/telecom chip market will grow 6.2% in 2004, research firm says

Arescom Packs Board
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Former president and COO of Choice Hotels International, Donald J. Landry, joins Arescom board

Alltel Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Revenues increased 5% to $2B; profit increased 1% from $240M to $259M, or $0.83 per share

Poor Results Prompt Layoff at Highwave
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Data Connection Upgrades Conferencing
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Data Connection releases latest version of its MeetingServer web conferencing solution

Savvis Acquires C&W US Assets
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Savvis wins bid for assets of Cable & Wireless USA and Cable & Wireless Internet Services for $155M in cash and liabilities of $12.5M

CIP Wins £1.2M Components Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Centre for Integrated Photonics wins £1.2M contract from EPSRC to supply 4 major universities with components

Photon Kinetics Enhances Fiber Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Company introduces Single-mode Launch Differential Mode Delay (SML DMD) Option for its industry-standard, multimode fiber test platform

MCI Plans February Rebirth
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

MCI announces 2004 guidance of revenue between $21B and $22B; sticks to its plan to emerge from Chapter 11 next month

Oplink Revenues Climb in Q2
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Oplink revenues increased 12% from $7.2M in Q1 to $8.1M, and up 60% from 2Q03 for a net loss of $2.1M, down from $14.4M in 2Q03

Vitesse Hits Profitability in Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Pro-forma net income was $172,000 compared to pro-forma net loss of $9.6M in Q1 of FY03; GAAP net loss was $8M, down from $11M

UTStarcom Posts Record Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

UTStarcom's net sales were $643.6M, a 114% increase from $301.1M in 4Q02; backlog at the end of 2003 was $1.06B, up 75% over 2002

Harmonic Announces Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Net income for Harmonic in Q4 was $1.4M, or $0.02 per share, up from a net loss of $13.8M, or $0.23 per share, for 4Q02

Corning Q4 Exceeds Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Corning posts sales of $820M, exceeding its $740M to $765M guidance; net loss was $29M, or $0.02 per share

Arris Claims CMTS Kudos
News Wire Feed | 1/23/2004

Arris announces its Cadant C4 cable modem termination system (CMTS) has reached the 1M subscriber line mark

Sylantro, IBM Team on Linux
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Sylantro announces support for IBM's Carrier Grade Open Framework; companies demo combined Linux solution for IP Centrex services

BellSouth Q4 Profit Improves
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

BellSouth reports net income of $787M, up from $574M in 4Q02; earnings per share was $0.43 compared with $0.31

C-Cor.net Reports Q2 Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Posts profit of $29.7M, compared with a net loss of $4.7M in Q2 the previous year; earnings per share were $0.78

Colleges Buy Taqua Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Univ. of Cincinnati, Des Moines Area Community College, and North Central Kansas Technical College buy Taqua's Class 5 packet switch

KPN Cuts 800 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

KPN cuts 800 jobs from its fixed network division -- 500 through natural wastage and 300 compulsory redundancies

TDC Cuts Nearly 500 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

TDC will cut 494 jobs by Q3 in the second phase of its redundancy program, bringing total layoffs to 1,626

Nortel Talks Outsourcing
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Announces plans to outsource manufacturing; is in discussions with Flextronics to transfer $500M of manufacturing and inventory assets

Global Crossing Stock Begins Trading
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Stock begins trading on the Nasdaq National Market today under the ticker symbol GLBC

Check Point Releases Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Net income for the quarter was $65.3M or $0.26, a 12% increase from $58.4M in Q3; net income for 2003 was $243.9M, down from $255.1M

Tellabs Q4 Revenue Up 14%
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Revenue increased 14% from $245M in Q3 to $279M in Q4 for a net loss of $23M or $0.06 per share, including $44M restructuring charges

AT&T Reports Earnings, 4M Customers
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

AT&T announces income from continuing operations of $340M, or $0.43 per share; operator now has 4 million residential customers in 28 states

F5 Networks Posts Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Net income for F5 Networks was $3.8M or $0.11 per share, an increase from $1.4M or $0.05 per share in Q1 last year

NetScreen Reports Record Results
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

NetScreen posts record revenue of $81M, up 59% year on year; net income was $6.4M, earnings per share were $0.07M

Orca Demos Broadband TV
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Orca Interactive announces benchmark results for broadband TV on its RiGHTv 3.5 solution

Infogate Brings IP TV to US
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Infogate Online opens sales and support office in Atlanta, bringing its OnDema software platform to the North and South American markets

Belgacom Picks Alcatel for Core Backbone
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Alcatel signs four-year frame agreement to upgrade and expand Belgacom's core and metro optical transport networks

Modulight Signs Israeli Distributor
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Migvan Technologies agrees to distribute Modulight's optoelectronic epiwafers, OE chips, and packaged laser components in Israel

Broadwing Hires Govt Solutions VP
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Diana Gowen, recently VP of MCI Government Markets, has been named vice president of Government Solutions for Broadwing

Probe: Ethernet Revenue to Hit $7.6B
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Report from Probe forecasts Ethernet revenues will increase 20% year on year to reach $7.6B by 2007

Harris Intros Tunable Transponder
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Harris Corporation introduces Full C-Band Tunable Transponder, adding wavelength selection flexibility to its 10-Gbit/s line

Picolight Closes $10M Round
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Picolight secures $10M in financing round led by St. Paul Venture Capital and BA Venture Partners

Pedestal Secures $20M Series C
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Universal broadband solutions company Pedestal raises $20M in a Series C round co-led by Duff Ackerman & Goodrich

Optiwave Partners With Luna
News Wire Feed | 1/22/2004

Optiwave forms marketing agreement with Luna Technologies combining its testing software with Luna's Optical Vector Analyzer

Hifn Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Net loss for Q1 was $3.5M or $0.31 per share, compared to net loss of $5.1M or $0.48 per share, for Q1 the previous year

Zarlink Losses Continue in Q3
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Reports net loss of $11.2M, or $0.09 per share, including $0.04 per share in restructuring costs; down from net loss of $13.7M in 3Q03

Redback Q4 Revenues Flat
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Redback reports net revenue of $28.4M, compared with $27.4M in Q3 and $27.6M for the fourth quarter of 2002

Redux Becomes Motorola Affiliate
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Redux Comms' Arranto E1/T1 TDM and Ethernet over Packet Gateway joins Motorola's Canopy wireless broadband access affiliate program

Blueprint, Intel Invest in Sarvega
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Sarvega scores an undisclosed amount of funding from Blueprint Ventures and Intel Capital

CoSine Boosts Switch Features
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

CoSine Comms adds Virtual Subscriber Identity (VSI) and Virtualized Multicast B-RAS features to its IPSX Service Processing Switches

Lynx Expands Photonic Switch Line
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Lynx adds six new models to its LightLeader line of plug-and-play optical switches, extending application range and flexibility

Calix Boasts Market Leadership
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Infonetics ranks Calix as market leader among broadband loop carriers, with 70% of voice port shipments and 63% of DSL ports

Qwest Touts International Voice Services
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Qwest launches new direct-dial switched, calling card, and toll-free international voice services for business customers

FlexLight Hires Sales and Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Rick Sequerth, previously VP of sales and service for Crescent Networks, has been named VP of sales and marketing at FlexLight

MegaPath Picks OnFiber for Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

MegaPath Networks uses OnFiber metro Ethernet services to manage bandwidth and enhance network performance

Metro Ethernet Equipment Tops $2.9B
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

West Corp Picks Radcom VOIP Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

West Corp deploys Radcom's Omni-Q VOIP network quality assurance solution for its teleconferencing service

Versatel Chooses Marconi Access Hub
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Versatel Deutschland uses Marconi's multiserve access node to support its rollout of broadband services

Sandvine Names P2P Customers
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Source Cable & Wireless and CityTel have selected Sandvine P2P Policy Management to minimize the impact of file sharing traffic

BT Deploys BackWeb for Field Reps
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

BTexact uses BackWeb software to provide its field service engineers with offline access to key support information from its knowledgebase

Ed Kennedy Joins Visual Networks BOD
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Ed Kennedy has been appointed to Visual Networks' board of directors

Lucent Profits in Q1
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Lucent posts Q1 profit of $338M or $0.07 per share, compared with a loss of $264M or $0.11 per share in 1Q03

MetaSwitch Appoints SVP of Sales
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Michael Ward has been appointed senior vice president of sales at MetaSwitch

Optibase Launches Video Encoder
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Optibase introduces MPEG MovieMaker 400 hardware video encoder

Nestlé Picks Alcatel for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Alcatel wins five-year global supply contract to provide its VOIP equipment to Nestlé

Sonus Delays Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

Sonus Networks delays release of Q4 and FY2003 financial results

Telcordia Certifies DenseLight LEDs
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2004

DenseLight receives Telcordia certification for its superluminescent LEDs; expands product portfolio

TranSwitch Q4 Losses Shrink
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Revenues climb to $7.4M from $3.4M a year ago; losses trimmed to $11.1M versus $17.7M a year ago but are expected to grow

Netrake Rakes In $20M Funding
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

$20M round was led by Prism Venture Partners, with support from existing investors TL Ventures, Austin Ventures, and Trinity Ventures

AMCC Boosts Q4 Revs, Cuts Loss
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Revenues were $38.2M, up 81% from $21.1M in 3Q03, for a net loss of $26.4M ($0.09/share), down from a loss of $39.1M ($0.13/share)

PMC-Sierra Boosts Q4 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Revenues were $70.6M, up 34% from $52.6M in last year's Q4, for GAAP net income of $9.5M ($0.05/share)

Cisco Enhances Switches
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Cisco introduces the Catalyst 3750 Metro Series access switch and enhances its 7600 Series and Catalyst 6500 and 4500 Series products

RAD to Launch Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

RAD brings ATM-style enhanced traffic engineering capabilities to TDM networks with the new DXC-100 multiservice access node

NetScreen Boosts Remote Security
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

NetScreen delivers NetScreen-Hardware Security Client and NetScreen-5GT Extended to address security for telecommuters and remote offices

SeaChange, Net Insight, Kreatel Do VOD
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

SeaChange, Net Insight, and Kreatel provide integrated video-on-demand solution for triple play; demo at TVoDSL conference in Paris

Reynwood Picks Kagoor's SBC
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Reynwood Communications deploys Kagoor Networks' session border control solution to deliver 'Xtreme' VOIP services

Infonet Wins Global VPN Customer
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Leading chemical and pharmaceutical group Solvay hires Infonet to create a global IP MPLS network spanning more than 250 locations

Movaz Demos GMPLS Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Movaz Networks' RAYexpress OADM meets the challenge of the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab's GMPLS plugfest

Force10 Enhances Security Features
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Force10 extends resiliency technology with security suite designed to thwart denial of service attacks

XO Continues Spat With Gores
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

XO CEO Grivner impugns Alec Gores's 'business tactics,' then chastises Gores for 'stooping to make personal attacks'

Concord Improves in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Revenue increased to $27.8M, up from $23.6M in 4Q02, for GAAP earnings per share of $0.27, up from $0.04 in last year's quarter

HyperTransport Appoints GM
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

HyperTransport Technology Consortium has appointed Mario Cavalli to the new position of general manager

NetScaler Reveals High End Kit
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

NetScaler introduces secure application gateway and switch as part of its Model for Application Intelligent Networking (MAIN) strategy

UTStarcom Selects P-Cube
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

UTStarcom selects P-Cube's Encharge solution to enable mobile IP charging for its Internet and data services

Xanoptix Acquires AraLight
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Xanoptix completes purchase of opto-electronic components manufacturer AraLight

Redbus Claims Financial Health
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

UK collocation provider announces net cash position of £7.8M, EBITDA improvement of more than 70% over the last 10 months

Telstra Picks Brix for VOIP OSS
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Telstra uses Brix solutions to measure and verify quality of its enterprise IP telephony service

InfoVista Wins GIG-BE OSS Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Infovista wins performance management contract from Juniper for DISA's GIG-BE program

Infineon Claims Fastest Revenue Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Reports €6.15B revenues for 2003, up 26% over 2002, making it the 'fastest growing of the world’s ten largest semiconductor companies'

Completel Extends Paris Network
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Completel invests €6M to extend its fiber-based network to business areas in Paris

NEC Unveils 'Smallest' 10-Gig Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

NEC ships two samples of industry's smallest 10-Gbit/s optical modules for MAN and high-speed LANs

Portwise Gets Deal, New Director
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Portwise signs agreement with IT security distributor Pixel Productions; appoints Karen Slatford as non-executive director

Acme Teams With Soluziona
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Soluziona forms systems integration and distribution partnership with Acme Packet; supplies Acme session border controllers

Cisco Wins Bell Canada Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Bell Canada and Cisco team up to provide integrated IP network services to Canadian businesses

Tellabs Wins T-Mobile Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

T-Mobile upgrades its German mobile network with voice quality enhancement system from Tellabs, considers extending contract abroad

8x8 Expands Coverage
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

8x8 adds Packet8 voice and videophone numbers in New Hampshire and Rhode Island

Paris Hosts Upcoming SIP Event
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

International SIP 2004 conference on January 21 and 22 will demonstrate SIP interoperability in multivendor environment

Pirelli Wins Optical Cable Contracts
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Pirelli signs two contracts with Telecommunications Consultants of India (TCIL) to provide an optical backbone to Sonelgaz in Algeria

Riverstone Appoints General Counsel
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2004

Noah D. Mesel, ex Legato Systems, gets the job

Quintum Announces New President
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

VOIP solutions manufacturer Quintum names former OSINet executive Kurt Baumann as its president

C&W Seeks UK Regulatory Charges
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Study commissioned by Cable & Wireless suggests UK telecom regulation could bring productivity dividend of £20B

MCI Reports November Loss
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

MCI reports revenues of $1.79B compared with $1.98B the previous month; net loss was $21M, down from $35M

C&W Wins OK for $100M DIP Facility
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Bankruptcy court approves $100M debtor in possession credit facility for Cable & Wireless America and Cable & Wireless Internet Services

Alfalight Launches 20 Watt Laser Module
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Alfalight introduces 20 Watt combined power module uses seven high-power emitters for bright, reliable power source

Nettles Joins Carrius Board
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Carrius Technologies names Ciena executive chairman Pat Nettles to its board of directors

Gores Wages War of Words With XO
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Gores Technology releases statement on Carl Icahn's request that it should be disqualified from Cable & Wireless USA auction

Array Claims SSL VPN Kudos
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Array Networks touts impressive results for its Array SP in Light Reading's SSL VPN test

Alcatel Touts TV Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Alcatel sponsors TVoDSL Forum, claims leadership in video-over-DSL market

NTT Invests in Sandburst
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Sandburst extends its third financing round with a strategic investment from NTT Leasing, bringing the total to over $20M

Kingston Wins Local Gov Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Kingston Communications wins contract to replace Harrogate Borough Council's fiber network with Nortel's GigE technology

Qwest Wins University Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Qwest signs multi-year contract as exclusisve provider of voice services for University of Tennessee and Tennessee Board of Regents

Agilent Intros AFE Powerline Chip
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Agilent claims industry-first with single-chip analog front end for powerline modems

Alcatel Upgrades Telekom Srbija
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Telekom Srbija uses Alcatel switching solutions to deploy an additional 500,000 telephone lines

Fujitsu Supplies VOIP to BT
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

BT selects integrated VOIP platform from Fujitsu Telecommunications for its Broadband Voice service

Infineon Reports Mixed Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

First quarter revenues were €1.62B, a sequential decrease of 8%, but a year-on-year increase of 13%; earnings per share were €0.05

Siemens, Juniper Upgrade T-Com
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

Siemens builds central Internet node for T-Com with Juniper Networks T640 routing platform

Huawei Wins China Netcom Order
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2004

China Netcom orders 1.2M ADSL lines from Huawei

Opto Diode Fab Goes Into Production
News Wire Feed | 1/18/2004

Opto Diode Corporation announces the completion of their new domestic wafer fabrication facility

XO Bids for C&W America
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2004

XO says it's submitted a bid for the assets of Cable & Wireless America

C&W Gets Credit Approval
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2004

A $100 million debtor-in-possession facility, approved by bankruptcy court, allows borrowing to boost Cable & Wireless's liquidity

Harsh-Environment Optics Growing
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2004

Optics targeting harsh environments (no, we don't mean economic ones) growing to $2.31B in 2007, ElectroniCast says

BT Exact Creates Service Testbed
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2004

BT Exact announces Broadband Hotbed testing platform using net.com's Scream100 BRAS to trial broadband services and platforms

Microcell Picks Nortel for Core Network
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2004

Nortel supplies GSM and UMTS core wireless network equipment to Microcell Solutions in $50M amendment to agreement made in 2001

F&S Rates NetScreen Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2004

Frost & Sullivan names NetScreen's Neoteris Secure Access Appliances as Security Technologies Product of the Year

Juniper Profits in Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Revenues were $207.0M, up 33% from $155.3M in 4Q02; net income was $14.7M ($0.04 per share), up from income of $8.5M ($0.02 per share)

Extreme Posts Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Revenues were $83.4M, down from $90.2M in 2Q03; net loss was $5.6M ($0.05 per share), up from a loss of $19.0M ($0.17 per share)

Heavy Reading Rates Comm Chip Makers
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Heavy Reading survey pinpoints buyer attitudes toward suppliers in critical communications chip market sectors

Zhone Backs Emulated Loop Control
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Zhone announces support for Emulated Loop Control Protocol signaling standard for voice over ATM

Embratel Picks Tellabs for SDH MSPPs
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Embratel expands network capacity and migrates to SDH with Tellabs 6300 managed SDH transport system

SES Forms Pacific Satellite Operator
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

SES Americom forms pacific satelitte operator Worldsat, and agrees to provide services to Connexion by Boeing

Fine Point Gets Funding
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Fine Point Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount in growth-stage funding from Edison Venture Fund

Comdial Unveils IP PBX
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Comdial launches converged platform featuring SIP for its IP communications and support for existing infrastructure such as PBX

e.Biscom Exceeds Financial Targets
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Announces preliminary results for 2003; revenues were up from expected €510M to €525M, a 65% increase from €320M reported in 2002

ILX Tests Laser Reliability
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

ILX Lightwave introduces low-cost reliability test system for laser diodes and LEDs

Alcatel Supplies Pacific Satellite
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Alcatel Space signs contract to build and deliver a telecom satellite to operate over the pacific region for Worldsat

Infineon Expands Chinese Operations
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Company announces new subsidiary, Infineon Technologies Xi’an, and IC Design Center in Xi'an, China to expand its presence in the region

Shandong Netcom Picks Alcatel Routers
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

China Netcom subsidiary Shandong Netcom selects Alcatel to deploy e-government backbone network using its carrier-class 7750 service router

Euro Carrier Credit Improves
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Standard & Poor's reports steady debt reduction for European investment-grade telecom operators

Chunghwa Picks Nortel for Long Haul
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Nortel deploys optical long haul network expansion for Chunghwa Telecom based on its OPTera Long Haul 1600 optical line systems

USCarrier Buys Lightwave
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

USCarrier Telecom acquires Lightwave, expanding its Georgia network into Alabama and Florida

TTR Licenses Lucent FTTP Tech
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Lucent signs development and licensing deal with TTR Technologies to develop FTTP management and routing technology

Charter Picks Moto Router
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Charter Communications selects Motorola's broadband services router 64000 for deployment of VOIP services

Net.com Posts Q3 FY04 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Revenue increased to $33.9M, up 2.6% year-over-year from $33M for a net profit of $909,000 or $0.04 per share up from a $3.2M loss

Vativ UnveilsTiny LIU
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Vativ Technologies introduces multi-channel LIU solution for T3/E3/STS-1 equipment line cards

Cicada Intros Quad PHY Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Cicada Semiconductor announces three new SimpliPHY quad transceivers for use in ultra high-density switch designs

NP Photonics Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Philippe Brak, previously sales and marketing VP at Gigabit Optics, has been appointed sales VP at NP Photonics

Photon Kinetics Upgrades OTDR
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Test and measurement solutions provider releases version 4.0 software for its 8000 Production and Laboratory OTDR

Optical Solutions Names President
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Optical Solutions chief operating officer Mike Dagenais has been appointed president and CEO of the company

Bell Canada Licenses Dyband Traffic Mgmt
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Dyband signs IP traffic management software licensing agreement with Bell Canada's Carrier Services Group for wholesale ISP customers

Spantel Posts 2003 Profit
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Net sales rose to $16.4M, up 43% from 2002, for a profit of $1.2M or $0.55 per share compared with a loss of $1.8M the previous year

POTS Down But Not Out, Says IDC
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2004

Although dial-up Internet access has been affected by the growth of broadband, it continues to grow in some markets, says IDC

Intel Q4 Profits Rise
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Intel's Q4 net income rises 31 percent to $2.2B, while revenues climb to $8.74B, but Q1 is looking weaker

Ed Kennedy Leaving Tellabs
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Rising star Edward Kennedy removes his name from CEO consideration, resigns effective Jan. 30

Global Crossing, VoEx Partner on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Global Crossing provides suite of wholesale voice, data, and IP services to VoEx for its VOIP service offering

Subsea Market Tanks, Says Probe
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

The undersea equipment market, which fell from $883.2M in 2002 to 331.8M in 2003 will continue to decline, according to Probe Group report

Sorrento Raises Further $10M
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Sorrento Networks signs agreements to raise $10M in private placement, following $6.35M placement in December

Lucent Touts Security Brick
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Lucent releases VPN Firewall Brick 1100 for governments and large enterprises through business partners

VocalData and Convedia Partner
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

VocalData and Convedia have completed interoperability testing of their application and IP media servers

Telco/BATM Buys VOIP Supplier
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

BATM subsidiary Telco Systems acquires IP platform company ComGates

Viper Acquires Adoria
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Viper Networks announces Letter of Intent to acquire global VOIP traffic carrier Adoria Communications

Telenor Wins ICT Hospital Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Telenor agrees to supply ICT infrastructure to St. Olav's Hospital in Trondheim

Telenor Partners for Web TV
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Telenor partners with TV 2 Interaktiv for direct video streaming, storing, payment solutions, and web TV distribution

Marconi Signs BT Services Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Marconi signs support contract expansion with BT to help reduce operational costs

Telkomsel Uses Nuera VOIP Kit
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Telkomsel deploys Nuera's VOIP network infrastructure equipment to help meet mobile subscriber growth in Indonesia

Watchdog Slams BT Adverts
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

One.Tel applauds Advertising Standards Authority for upholding its complaint against BT ads depicting One.Tel as more expensive

Easynet Upbeat on 2003 Results
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Easynet announces it turned EBITDA positive in December 2003; expects strong full-year results

OmniGuide Scoops Up $15M
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

OmniGuide Communications, developer of hollow-core cylindrical photonic bandgap optical fibers, raises $15M in Series C round

FiberCity Uses Orca for VOD
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Orca signs $1.5M license agreement with FiberCity to launch broadband TV services in the Philippines

Telia Cuts Broadband Prices
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

TeliaSonera reduces price of its ADSL service, Telia Broadband 2000

SIPquest Ships VOIP Applications Suite
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

SIPquest launches SIP-based suite of VOIP applications for equipment vendors to meet growing demand

Sentito Opens London Office
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

End office softswitching vendor opens London office to meet growing European demand for VOIP services

Time Warner Picks Optinel Transport Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

Time Warner Cable deploys Optinel's PLEXiS MFX transport platform to support its Green Bay, Wisconsin services

UTStarcom Signs $200M Chinese Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

China Telecom awards UTStarcom $200M contract for PAS infrastructure equipment to expand its fast-growing service in 12 provinces

WaveFront Launches MEMS Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

WaveFront Instruments introduces optical MEMS characterization and measurement system for analysis of electro-mechanical behavior

RAD Reports Rising Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/14/2004

RAD Data Communications reports 3% increase in global sales to $132M and 8% increase in orders during 2003, compared with 2002

Internap Files Secondary Offering
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Announces an offering of 45 million shares, led by SG Cowen

Lucent Wins Chinese Deals
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Lucent receives $350M contracts from China Unicom and China Telecom for CDMA2000, IP/MPLS, and next-gen voice and data solutions

Caspian Deploys Inkra Switches
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Caspian deploys Inkra's 1500 Series Virtual Service switches for virtualized firewall and VPN capabilities

Cisco Tackles Cable VOD
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Cisco introduces digital video QAM products for cable operators' video-on-demand services

Zarlink Launches TDM Switches
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Zarlink introduces high-density TDM/TSI devices for converged and wireless networking equipment

Optibase Wins $1.79M in Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Optibase has been awarded $1.79M by NYSE arbitration panel in invesment dispute with Merill Lynch

DSL.net Gets Extra Time
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

DSL.net has been granted additional time to comply with Nasdaq SmallCap Market's minimum bid price rule

Agilent Upgrades Next-Gen Sonet Testing
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Agilent offers OmniBER OTN J7232A 2.5 Gbit/s analyzer with LCAS support at both high- and low-order virtual concatenation levels

Siemens Sells 150M Infineon Shares
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Siemens has sold 150M shares in Infineon Technologies, reducing its interest from 40% to 19%, raising about €1.8 billion

Level 3 Offers Toll Free VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Level 3 launches VOIP service to help businesses cut the cost of providing toll-free numbers

Viper Claims VOIP Boost
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Viper Networks reports 18% increase in VOIP traffic since holiday season

Cisco Completes Latitude Purchase
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Cisco completes previously announced acquisition of Latitude Communications, provider of enterprise conferencing products

Lucent Wins VOIP Kit Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Digital IP telephony company Phonom has chosen Lucent's Accelerate solutions to provide VOIP calls and enhanced services

NEC Intros DWDM Laser Modules
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

NEC Compound Semiconductor Devices releases high-speed laser diode modules with built-in wavelength monitor

Connex Picks ECI Telecom for SDH
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

GSM operator Connex deploys XDM MSPP from ECI Telecom to develop new SDH backbone network in Eastern Romania

Huawei Reports Record Revenues
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Huawei announces global sales record of $3.83B in 2003; international sales grew 90%, domestic rose 29%

Siemens Wins SS7/VOIP Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Siemens ICN receives €18M order to introduce SS7 signaling an modernize TDM switching for Omantel

T-Mobile Picks Alcatel for SDH Backbone
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Alcatel wins contract to expand transmission network with SDH data-aware multiservice systems for T-Mobile Netherlands

Narad Networks Raises $17.5M
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Brodband access solutions provider Narad receives $17.5M in funding round led by Argo Global Capital

Fox Deploys Acme Packet
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Fox Communications deploys Acme Packet's Net-Net session border controllers in its SIP-based VOIP network

SingTel Picks Juniper Via Siemens
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

SingTel awards Siemens ICN Singapore contract to supply, install, and maintain additional Juniper E-Series routing platforms

Force10 Boasts Strong Q4
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Force 10 Networks doubled customer deployments in Q4 and signed new global partnerships

Wave7 Names International Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Wave7 Optics appoints Al Purdy to new position of vice president of international sales to oversee company's expansion

PLI Adds R&D, Operations Execs
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Princeton Lightwave appoints VP of Sales, Marketing, & Business Development, VP of Products and Operations, and CTO

Agilent Intros L-Series Analyzers
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Agilent announces low-cost ENA-L and PNA-L vector network analyzers

FLAG Amalgamates With Reliance
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Shareholders approve FLAG Telecom's amalgamation with Reliance Gateway

National Semi Powers 40-Gig Backplane
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

National Semiconductor introduces quad SerDes transceiver to extend life of high-end router backplanes

Emcore Intros Lx4 Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2004

Emcore announces 10-Gigabit Ethernet transceiver (10gbase-Lx4) for enterprise network transmission

Agilent Offers 1.5 GHz Probe
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Agilent introduces 1.5 GHz differential probe

RAMTelecom Picks Encore
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Encore Networks provide Bandit security appliances for satellite broadband VPNs throughout Canada

OSI Fibercomm Intros Photodetector
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

OSI Fibercomm launches high-speed silicon avalanche photodetector

FLAG Expands in Italy
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

FLAG Telecom expands network access in Italy with new gateway

World Wide Packets Closes $15.7M Round
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Ethernet access networking solutions company completes $15.7M third round of financing

Global Crossing Picks BayPackets
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Global Crossing selects Agility Network Services Platform from BayPackets for migration to VOIP network

Calient Networks Raises $20M
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Photonic switching systems provider closes $20M fourth round co-led by Sofinnova Ventures, Enterprise Partners, and TeleSoft Partners

Net.com Adds Verizon Vet to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Network Equipment Technologies appoints Fred D'Alessio to its board of directors

Marconi Wins TeliaSonera Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Marconi deploys optical core solution for TeliaSonera, enabling its network to handle increasing traffic levels and reduce costs

Level 3 Expands VOIP Service
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Level 3 Communications offers (3)Voice termination services internationally

THUS Wins Virgin Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

Virgin Group chooses THUS to supply voice services, reducing telephony costs

IPN Wins Carrier VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

DataLogic subsidiary IPN Communications has received order for 10 VOIP servers from global long distance carrier

Bookham: XFP Leads in MSA War
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2004

XFP products are becoming de facto standard and speeding telecom and datacom convergence, according to Bookham Technology

Broadwing, Covad Partner
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Covad agrees to offer DSL access to Broadwing's enterprise customers

Carlyle Appoints Euro Head
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

David FitzGerald joins as managing director and co-head of Carlyle Europe Venture Partners

Vodafone Picks Tellabs for SDH
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Vodafone Hungary deploys SDH and access solution from Tellabs for its own transport infrastructure

Vonage Teams With Texas
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Texas Instruments joins forces with Vonage to provide low-cost, feature-rich VOIP devices

Fibernet Appoints Frewer to Board
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Tony Frewer joins Fibernet Group's board of directors

Covad Teams With ACN
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Covad partners with ACN to bundle DSL with local and long distance calling

Cambridge B'band Wins Sri Lanka Order
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Cambridge Broadband receives fixed wireless network expansion order from MTT Network in Sri Lanka

UTStarcom Sells 12.1M Shares
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

UTStarcom sells 12.1M shares of common stock to Banc of America Securities for strategic and general corporate purposes

UTStarcom Expects to Beat Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Announces preliminary Q4 results and raises 2004 guidance; expects Q4 revenues of $640M to $645M, up from predicted $630M to $640M

Global X and XO Do Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Global Crossing and XO Communications sign five-year network and access services agreements

Matsushita Invests $1.2B in Chip Plant
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Matsushita plans to invest ¥130B in new semiconductor production facility

Fiber Systems Consolidates Shareholdings
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Shareholders agree to consolidate ownership of outstanding shares of Fiber Systems International

Everbee, STM Plan Single Chip ADSL Gateway
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

Everbee Networks signs joint development agreement with STMicroelectronics to develop secure single-chip ADSL gateway

Europeans Argue Over Leased Lines
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2004

ECTA finds incumbent operators in Europe continue to breach regulations, preventing competition in leased line markets

Optical Components Market Up 8%
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

RHK reports revenue for optical components market was up 8% in 3Q03, from $469M in 2Q03 to 509M

Verso Lowers Q4 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Company expects Q4 revenue of $15M compared with $15.3M in Q3, down from its previous guidance of $19M to $20M

Ciena Wins Southern Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Electric and gas utility Southern Company deploys Ciena's multiservice platforms in its internal fiber network

Scientific-Atlanta Adds VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Scientific-Atlanta introduces WebSTAR cable modem with embedded adapter supporting voice and data services

T-Systems, China Telecom Sign Deal
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Companies agree to resell each other's bandwidth capacities to other carriers, extending geographical reach

Nortel, Avici Announce Partnership
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Nortel agrees to integrate, sell, and support Avici’s carrier-class core routers as part of its converged network solutions

BaySpec Receives US Patent
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

BaySpec has been awarded US patent for optical cross connect and OADM using volume phase grating technology

MCI Cuts Back Credit Line
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

MCI plans to reduce credit facility from $1.06B to $300M; announces extension of expiration date for election forms

XO Completes $200M Offer
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

XO Communications concludes $200M rights offering of 40M shares; company will use proceeds to reduce debt

Covad Plans to Expand Coverage
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Covad announces 2004 network expansion initiative for DSL, frame access and T1 services

MCI Ready for Fed Deals Again
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

GSA removes MCI from Excluded Parties Listing System, making it eligible to receive federal government contracts

Chunghwa CEO Quits
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Shyue-ching Lu resigns as President and CEO of Chunghwa Telecom

Huawei Claims Telephony Bragging Rights
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

China Netcom Beijing and Huawei announce strong performance of 1M C&C08 switches deployed in Beijing

Telia Offers Free Voice
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Telia introduces new pricing; discontinues fixed line minute rate for evenings and weekends and reduces SMS rate

BT Trials Txt-to-Speech Service
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

BT announces trials of wholesale SMS-to-voice service that will enable text messages to be sent to fixed-line phones

In-Stat: Video Over IP to Boom
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

In-Stat/MDR forecasts professional video-over-IP market will reach $2.2B in 2007, with a CAGR of 45.3%

Nielsen Reports on Broadband Boom
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Number of broadband users rose 27% in last six months to 49.5M, 38% of all home Internet users

ThinDivide Offers P2P Music Downloads
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

ThinDivide.com launches P2P network for pay-per-download music distribution

Equant Unveils Multinationals Strategy
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Communications services provider announces expansion strategy to meet the needs of multinational corporations

Net.com Resells Acorn Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Net.com forms reseller agreement with Acorn Packet Solutions to bring IP WAN connections to its Promina multiservice platforms

Agilent Joins 10-Gig PHY Initiative
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Agilent has joined the Unified 10Gbps Physical-layer Initiative (UXPi), formed to promote industry-wide 10-Gbit/s standard

Luminent Becomes LuminentOIC
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Orca Wins Interactive TV Over DSL Project
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

Telecom provider Bezeq and satellite TV company YES pilot interactive TV services over ADSL using Orca's IPTV solution

France Telecom Closes €2.5B Offer
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2004

France Telecom announces successful offering of €2.5B multi-tranches and multi-bond currency

Intel Earmarks $200M for Digital Home Tech
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Intel creates $200M Digital Home Fund for companies developing technologies for digital content in the home

Scintera Raises $9.5M Second Round
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Scintera, developer of high-speed signal processing technology, has secured $9.5M in its second round of financing

iBasis Claims VOIP Call Volume Record
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

iBasis posts VOIP international call volume record of 19M minutes on New Year's Day, a 32% increase on January 1, 2003

UTStarcom Deploys More DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Following recent contract with China Telecom to deploy 200,000 lines of its IP-DSLAM solution, UTStarcom agrees to deploy another 220,000

Lucent Expands VIVO Network
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Lucent agrees to provide software and services for the expansion of Brazilian operator VIVO's 3G CDMA2000 1x network

Verizon Picks Nortel for Class 5 VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Verizon selects Nortel as its VOIP equipment provider in replacement of traditional central office switches with packet switches

ZTE Builds OADM Network for Wharf
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

ZTE supplies OADM metro backbone network to Wharf T&T in Hong Kong

EXFO Reports Sales Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering reports 11.4% sales growth compared with previous quarter for Q1 ending November 30, 2003

NEC Claims Language Translation First
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

NEC develops world's first robot capable of speech-to-speech translation through microphone

Cox Chooses N2 For VOD
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Cox selects N2 Broadband's MediaPoint asset management system to support its VOD service

VegaStream Targets VOIP in India
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

VOIP gateway provider VegaStream expands presence in India in anticipation of telecom market deregulation in March

Level 3 Petitions FCC Over VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Level 3 Communications files forbearance petition asking FCC to reaffirm that legacy access charges do not apply to VOIP

SBC Positive On 2004
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

SBC Communications highlights opportunities and strategies for 2004

RAD Maps With TranSwitch
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

RAD Data Communications incorporates TranSwitch's EtherMapT-3 EOS Mapper into its CLE terminal multiplexer

Hifn Acquires IBM's PowerNP Products
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Hifn Acquires Picoprocessor PowerNP Products from IBM for $15 million

Alcatel Wins KPN Broadband Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Alcatel wins contract to expand KPN's national broadband infrastructure to offer advanced services

Springport Uses CopperCom
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Springport Telephone deploys CopperCom's CSX 1100 local exchange softswitch system, replacing legacy equipment

Wintegra Appoints IPO Veteran
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Industry veteran Avigdor Willenz has rejoined Wintegra's board of directors, bringing IPO experience from Galileo Technology

Microsoft TV Launches Cable Software
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Microsoft upgrades digital cable software platform TV Foundation Edition; version 1.5 adds HDTV and DVR support

Researchers Demo User Initiated Protocol
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

MCNC Research & Development Institute demonstrates Just-in-Time protocol with NC State University

GlowPoint Intros IP Video Services
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Glowpoint launches suite of IP-based videoconferencing products and services, including calling plans and online tools

ETI Wins Triple Play OSS Project
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Ben Lomand Telephone selects ETI's CableBridge Plus to provide convergent billing for its digital video services

SBC Buys Network Consulting Company
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

SBC acquires Callisma to deliver professional consulting services to enterprise customers

Hitachi Distributes Voltaire InfiniBand
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2004

Voltaire announces Infiniband solution for Oracle Database 10g, to be distributed in Japan by Hitachi Group companies

Solarflare Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Russell Stern, formerly of storage startup JNI, takes the helm at the 10-Gbit/s Ethernet chip firm

Sandburst Secures $19.5M Round
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Modular networks solutions provider Sandburst has raised $19.5M in its third round of financing, co-led by Greylock and Matrix Partners

Lucent Appoints Jaferian
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Lucent names Jan M.K. Jaferian as Intellectual Property Business President

Movaz Tames Dragon
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Nationa Science Foundation selects optical switch from Movaz Networks for its Dragon optical network project

Shenick Takes On Ex-Lucent Exec
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Shenick Software Systems appoints Eoin O'Driscoll, former head of Lucent Ireland, as its chairman

Nortel Wins Cayman VOIP Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Cable & Wireless selects Nortel Networks to provide VOIP infrastructure in Cayman Islands in $17M agreement

Cogent Expands With Euro Acquisitions
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Cogent acquires LambdaNet's French and Spanish entities, expanding its network from North American across Europe

DeBono Heads Back to Lucent IR
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

John DeBono returns to Lucent in his previous position of investor relations VP, from spin-off Agere Systems

Tektronix Touts RF Analyzers
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Test and measurement equipment provider introduces series of real-time spectrum analyzers for emerging RF technologies

Marconi Sells Access Unit to AFC
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

As announced by AFC, Marconi sells its North American Access business unit for $240M

Covad Details Q4 Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Covad announces 36% annual subscriber line count growth; confirms Q4 financial guidance of $101M to 105M revenue and $18M to $23M loss

Aventail Teams With Fortinet
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Aventail combines its SSL VPN appliance with Fortinet's antivirus firewall for clientless remote access with complete content security

BT Retail Shuffles Its Chiefs
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2004

Donald Muir has been appointed CFO at BT Retail, succeeding Ian Bull who will become chief execuitve of the Enterprises division

AFS Ships Bandwidth Tester
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Advanced Fiber Solutions ships a low-cost bandwidth tester that can verify the performance of multimode fibers for gigabit networks

AFC to Buy Marconi NA Access Biz
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Advanced Fibre Communications to acquire North American Access, a Marconi subsidiary, for $240M in cash

Procket Hires Roland Acra
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Procket Networks appoints Roland Acra, former senior VP and CTO of Cisco, as president and CEO, effective immediately

Linear Debuts VCSEL Diode Driver
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Linear Technology introduces a highly integrated 3.2-Gbit/s VCSEL diode driver for short- and medium-reach optical communications

Gamma Adds Audio Conferencing
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Gamma Telecom enhances its portfolio of services for the UK virtual network operator market with new audio conferencing services

IDC Notes NetScreen Growth
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

IDC report ranks NetScreen as leader in security appliance market share growth

Tut Settles Lawsuits
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Tut Systems reaches settlement in shareholder lawsuits, agreeing to pay $10M

Wave7 Wins FTTP Contract
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Columbus Telephone Company of Kansas selects Wave7's Last Mile Link solution for its FTTP network for triple-play services

NetLogic Ships Glueless Search Kit
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

NetLogic touts shipments of its glueless network search engines to top-tier networking OEMs in Asia, Europe, and North America

Westell Licenses DirectTV VOIP
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Westell acquires license for DirectTV Broadband's VOIP technology from Hughes Electronics

Parama Intros 'ADM on a Chip'
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Parama announces 'ADM on a Chip' as part of its new system-level solution for next-generation Sonet/SDH transport equipment

NextHop, Huawei Team on Routing
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Huawei Technologies licenses NextHop's GateD routing software for use in its products

Azure Buys Monnet Route Optimization
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Azure partners with Monnet, acquires intellectual property rights for its route optimization products

SIA: Semiconductor Sales Up 4.5%
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Semiconductor Industry Association reports semiconductor sales increased 4.5% to $16.13B in November 2003

Samsung Upgrades Singlemode Fiber
News Wire Feed | 1/5/2004

Samsung Electronics improves the specifications for its singlemode optical fiber

Aduro Acquires Blaze
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2004

Agrees to purchase Blaze Network Products; launches CWDM products for 10-Gigabit Ethernet and high definition video

Agere Acquires Terablaze
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2004

Agere Systems purchases Gigabit Ethernet switching solutions company TeraBlaze for about $21M

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