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360networks Gets $700M Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Enables carrier to charge ahead with construction of Pacific cable

Nortel to Employ VPI Tools
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

VPI design tools to be distributed across Nortel Networks' corporate WAN

AT&T to Deploy NEC DWDM System
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

AT&T has chosen the NEC SpectralWave 160 as its next-generation DWDM platform, subject to successful testing

$75M Goes to Lightwave Microsystems
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Integrated optical component supplier closes a round of financing led by Meritech Capital Partners

ONI Reports Strong Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Near doubling of customer base fuels 73% revenue growth; net loss of $0.14 per share improves from $0.18 in prior quarter

P-Cube Lands $20 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Singapore Telecom and Sandoz Foundation among investors in 2nd round of funding for service provisioning startup

Alcatel Posts Record Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Sales increase 50 percent; income from operations doubles

Alcatel, 360networks to Partner
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Alcatel will purchase up to $1B of 360networks stock; 360net will award Alcatel a supply contract for at least $100M

BellSouth, Cisco in Optical Internet Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

BellSouth selects Cisco as a primary vendor to develop industry's first optical-based Internet exchange

Harmonic Sells DWDM Gear to AT&T
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

AT&T Broadband will buy optical nodes and DWDM transmission platforms from Harmonic for use in cable plant upgrades

Alcatel Optronics 3Q Sales Up 173%
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Newly spun off division has Q3 sales of 124.9 million Euro

Foundry Boosts its Board
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Adds Nicholas Keating of IP Infusion, Steve Young of Found Inc., and Alfred Amoroso of CrossWorlds Software

Centerpoint Closes $130M Round
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2000

Mezzanine round for startup developing transmission systems

Vivace Raises $83M Third Round
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Startup is developing MPLS-based switches

MetroPhotonics Raises $62.5M CDN
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Srartup is developing optical ICs

Band-X Opens 1st U.S. Exchange
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

New York facility is the first stage of a national Band-X rollout plan

Dynarc Announces Access Router
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Dynarc 1124 access router to target edge of optical IP network

MMC/Monte Vista Router Combo
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

First high-speed router reference design based on open-source software and off-the-shelf network processing chipsets

Cierra Photonics Raises $40M
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Series B equity financing from a group of investors led by Worldview Technology Partners

Gotham Hypes 'Switchless Switch'
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Edge device implements a fully-distributed, fully-interconnected, non-blocking mesh architecture

Report: Carrier Spending to Hit $370B
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Total carrier global capital expenditures will grow by 21% in 2001, acoording to RHK analysis

Agilent Intros L-Band DFB Laser
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Laser portfolio now includes C and L bands

Microvision Launches Spinoff
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Lumera Corp. is engaged in the development of high-performance active and passive components for optical networks.

Picolight Gets $38.9M in Round 3
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Funding for supplier of Gigabit networking optoelectronics led by Pequot Private Equity Fund III

Swedish Startup Completes 1st Round
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Lumentis AB secures more than MSEK 100 in first round financing from Deutsche Bank

Quarry Announces Crypto-Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Support for optical-speed encrypted traffic engineering

Dynarc Unveils New Routers
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Auto-provisioning routers target from edge of network to metro backbone

Marconi to Offer "E-Learning"
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Also offering a new certification title under the Marconi Technical Education program : the Product Installation Professional

Marconi Gets $550M Dubai Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Has been chosen to supply advanced communications solutions for planned community

C&W Developing Japan Network
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

$1.4 billion optical fibre network will connect around 80 cities

Lynx Hires Senior VP
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2000

Dick Sadai, ex Lucent, joins solid-state optical switch startup

Corning Buys Cisco's Pirelli Share
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Cisco will take shares of Corning's common stock for its 10% stake in Pirelli's optical components and devices business

Ixia Announces Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Net revenues for the third quarter of 2000 were $21.3 million, a 198% increase over Q3 1999

JDSU Announces Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Sales increase 23 percent from fourth quarter

Infrastructure Startup Gets $5.5M
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Financing from Sierra Ventures, Venture Coaches; Talent from Siemens, Alcatel (Newbridge), Nortel, JDS Uniphase

Startup Heads for Sewer
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

CityNet Telecommunications to use in-sewer deployment to build fiber optic networks connecting directly into buildings

VxTel Raises $62 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Financing round, led by Bowman Capital Management, raises total funding to $75 million

Sorrento Expecting 80% Revenue Growth
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Osicom subsidiary projects revenue from shipments of products during the third quarter in excess of $6.5 million

Sycamore Names Euro Sales Head
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

John Owen previously held the position of vice president, Carrier Networks, BT UK, at Nortel Networks

Redback Opens Hong Kong Office
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

To be the company's Asia Pacific regional headquarters

Corning in Chinese Equity Venture
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Agreement with Chengdu Telecommunications Cable Co. Ltd. provides access to growing China telecom mMarket

C-COR.net & Ericsson Win China Bid
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

To supply fiber optic and network management equipment in Zhuhai, China

Fujitsu Releases 1st Half Financials
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Solid growth in telecoms sales, gains in profitability

Alcatel, BT Sign $167M Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Alcatel to provide BT with the 7670 Routing Switch Platform

LiquidLight Announces $9M Round 1
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Battery Ventures leads funding for developer of intelligent optical technology

Amber Employing PMC-Sierra Chip Set
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2000

Amber Networks ASR2000 router employs PMC-Sierra chip set for high-density IP over T1 applications

New Focus Revenue Jumps 54%
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

CoSine Reports 68% Revenue Growth
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Q3 revenues of $13.0 million and a pro forma net loss of $22.5 million

OMM Sets IPO
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Offering 9 million common shares that could sell for between $10 and $12 apiece

Lucent VP to Join Kymata
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

David Plekenpol to be Kymata's Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

Wave7 Announces $9M 1st Round
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Morgenthaler Ventures and Lucent Venture Partners lead funding for optical access developer

Band-X Opens French IP Exchange
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Routed service allows ISPs and large corporations to buy Internet access and IP capacity on the Band-X Web-based exchange

Williams Financials Improve
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Reports record unaudited third-quarter revenues of $533.8 million

AT&T to Split 4 Ways
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

By 2002, Wireless, Broadband, Consumer, and Business divisions to trade as independent units

AT&T Announces Q3 Returns
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Earnings per share are 35 cents; operational profits are 38 cents per share

Sparkolor Names Patel CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Mukesh Patel was a founder of of Smart Modular Technologies

Lucent Expands Optic Facilities
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2000

Investment of $65 million expected to create some 750 jobs in Pennsylvania, Texas, and Mexico

Osicom Names New President, COO
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

James M. Dixon formerly served as executive VP of Nextel and president of Digital Mobil Networks

Avici Launches MPLS Software
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

Adds traffic engineering functions to its terabit router

Nortel's Q3 Revenues up 42%
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

US$7.31 billion for the third quarter of 2000; net earnings were $574 million, or $0.18 per share

Santera Launches Multiservice Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

Targets voice and data integration over broadband

360networks Inks Right-of-Way Accord
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

To install fiber optic network infrastructure on Norfolk Southern's eastern U.S. right of way

Alidian Opens Office in Bristol, UK
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

First facility outside U.S. will target Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, with initial focus on pan-European carriers

Marconi Announces 3 Chinese Deals
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

Will supply SDH equipment to China Telecon and two regional concerns

Avanex Plans Plant Expansion
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

Will lease an additional 110,000 square feet of manufacturing and headquarters office space in the Fremont area

Alcatel Contracts for E. Asia Link
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2000

Awarded $250 to build 8.4-Tbit/s DWDM link between Singapore and India

Network Photonics Raises $106.5M
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Startup targets bandwidth management in all-optical metro nets

Lara Raises $40M, Partners STM
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Targets network database search engines

PMC-Sierra Launches Line Card Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

TEMUX-84 provides OC48 port card scalability for T1, E1, T3, and E3 access services

Lucent Profits Decline
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

$13M Deal for MFN, Storm Telecom
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Storm to extend network reach to the metro area through European optical infrastructure contract with MFN

Raza Foundries Raises $125M
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Investors in the incubator include AMCC, Broadcom, Cisco, Infineon, LSI Logic, PMC-Sierra, Siemens, Virata, and Xilinx

Coriolis Unveils 'OptiFlow' Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

The OptiFlow Network solution promises carriers a way to recover up to 75% of the bandwidth stranded in Sonet networks

Agilent Intros Optical Switch Tester
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Industry's first optical routing and switching test system

Corning Beats Q3 Estimates
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Earnings up 84% -- fiber, cable, and amplifiers lead the way

Corning, Level 3 in R&D Partnership
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

To cooperatively research, develop, and deploy new generations of optical fiber

Lucent's McGinn Steps Down
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Replaced as chairman and CEO by Henry Schacht

NEC Announces Tech Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Work with the Himeji Institute of Technology may lead to higher capacity optical communications technology

Singer Is Ultra Fast CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2000

Marty Singer, former president and CEO of Safco Technologies, assumes those posts at Ultra Fast Optical Systems

Alcatel Tracking Stock Booms
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2000

Alcatel has sold 16.5M of its Class O Optronics Division tracking shares at a price of 85.00 per share

New Coupler Doubles Capacity of Fiber
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2000

Telecom International Services' new product targets Sonet and broadband networks

Unisphere to Buy Broadsoft
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2000

BroadSoft is a leading vendor of service delivery and creation systems that enable next-gen telephony applications

Cisco Acquires CAIS
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2000

Cash and common stock worth a total of about $170M will be swapped for the stock options and assets of CAIS Software Solutions

Packeteer Records First Profits
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2000

Record net revenues for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 were $11.5 million

Ericsson Doubles Pre-Tax Profits
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2000

Corvis Gets $23 Million in Revenue in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

SDL Profits Rise in Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

Cierra, Honeywell in Agreement
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

Exclusive technology transfer agreement gives Cierra access to Honeywell's optical coatings production process

Euro Carrier to Deploy Sycamore Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

Multi-year agreement to provide LDCOM with its SN 3000 Optical Access Switch and SN 4000 Optical Edge Switch

CEO Nettles to Chair Ciena Board
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

Patrick H. Nettles named chairman of the board of directors; Gary B. Smith will assume the role of President and COO

Avici Q3 Revenues, Losses Grow
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

Revenues of $4.35 million represent a 96% increase over the previous quarter

$20M for Coherent Networks
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

Funding round led by BancBoston and GMT Communications Partners

Nova Crystals Raises $31M
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2000

Led by Ridgewood Capital, the Series C Round of funding will be used to expand its VCSEL chip-making capability

ITF Optical Cops Another $30M
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

New financing round brings the company's total funding to more than $68 million since start of operations in February 1998

Extreme Reports 29% Sequential Growth
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

Revenue for Q1 of fiscal 2001 was $119.3 million, compared to $92.4 million for Q4 2000

Avanex Reports Record Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

$15.5M sequential revenue growth; first pro forma operating income achieved

Broadcom Posts Record Q3 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

Revenue for the quarter was $319.2 million, an increase of 128.7% over the $139.6 million reported in Q3 1999

Verilink Launches R&D Center at BU
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

Establishing a product development center within the Photonics Center at Boston University

HP, Nortel Join on Data Center Project
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

To integrate Nortel Networks high-bandwidth optical networking technology with Internet infrastructure from HP

Genuity Completes Euro Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

Has completed the upgrade of its core Pan-European IP network to 2.5 Gbit/s

Siros Claims VCSEL Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

Significant advance in VCSEL power density using Siros's Very Small Aperture Laser (VSAL) technology

ADC and Memscap Announce MEMS Pact
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

3-Year agreement paves way for joint development of critical MEMS-based optical components

FCIA Completes 10-Gig Standard
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

10-gig Fibre Channel core content standard shares a common link architecture and components with Ethernet and InfiniBand

MFN to Provide Datek Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

10-Year Contract to deploy optical IP Internet infrastructure within key metropolitan areas internationally

Hyperchip Goes With Virata Software
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

MPLS and OSPF-TE software for Hyperchip’s newest petabit router family

WINFirst Buys $800M of Lucent Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

5-year agreement for equipment, software, and services to build a fiber-to-the-home residential network

Alcatel Extends Austrian DSL Rollout
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

Has won a contract from Telekom Austria to provide Alcatel Speed Touch Pro DSL modems

NEC Wins $475M Sub-Sea Cable Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2000

Asia Global Crossing cable will link Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Taiwan

Nortel, Aerie Ink $1 Billion Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Nortel to supply optical Internet solutions and services for Aerie Network's 20,000-mile nationwide broadband network

Foundry 3Q Revenues Hit $113M
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

A 191% increase over Q3 '99

Michael Champa Joins Gotham Board
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

A former senior executive at Ciena Corp. and Cascade Communications

Marconi Makes Nasdaq Debut
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Will trade under the ticker "MONI"

Terayon Embraces Euro Standard
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Has introduced its new end-to-end broadband access system based on the European EuroDOCSIS standard

Exfo Gets $1M Peru Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Telefonica del Peru S.A.A. has placed an order in excess of US$1 million for the company’s remote fiber test system

Broadcom to Buy Chip Maker
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Allayer Communications is a leading developer of high-performance enterprise and optical networking communications chips

Enron's Q3 Earnings up 26%
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

34 cents per share compared to 27 cents a year ago

Tellabs Announces Record Q3 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Net income for the third quarter was $210.4 million, the firm's best quarter in history

Jabil Circuit to Supply Redback
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Will provide Redback with turnkey manufacturing service for the high-end Redback Subscriber Management Systems

OIF Carrier Group Issues Standards Doc
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Contains requirements for services to be supported by the OIF's User Network Interface (UNI) 1.0 technical specification

Astral Point Announces $100M Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Time Warner Telecom plans to deploy ON5000 nodes to provision and manage its optical networks

Quake Gets $12M 1st Round
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

ADC Lands $300M Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2000

Everest buys hybrid fiber-coax gear for broadband network

Round 4 for Trellis: $25M
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Led by Carlyle Internet Partners Europe with participation from Agilent, Enron, and Anschutz Investment Company

Tellamon Names Vice Chairman
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Dado Banatao was a venture partner at Mayfield Fund

LayerOne Opens Another Nexus
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Brings the number of LayerOne facilities currently in operation to three

Ellacoya Launches 'Apprise' Program
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Announces inaugural partners for communications enhancing applications

Ellacoya Unveils ASP Model
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

New Service Generation System technology used to demonstrate the power of a new business model

360networks Completes US/Brazil Link
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

The 6,700-kilometer (4,200-mile) cable connects Tuckerton, N.J.; Bermuda; and Fortaleza, Brazil

Equipe Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Bob Sullebarger was Vice President of Marketing at Spring Tide Networks

Redback Gets Genuity Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Genuity is expanding its network with a U.S. rollout of the Redback SmartEdge optical platform

Tellium Acquires Astarte
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Privately held company designs and manufactures photonic fiber-optic matrix switching systems used in high-speed optical networks

Village Unveils 'Optical Flow Networking'
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Village Networks integrates IP routing and optical switching in a single node

Village Networks Has $40M 2nd Round
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2000

Led by Spectrum Equity Investors; Geocapital Partners, Acappella Partners, and S.A.C. Capital Associates also participating

Siemens Trials IP-over-DWDM
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2000

Eliminates need for ATM and SDH in state-sponsored network

Agilent Launches New Division
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2000

Networking Solutions Division (NSD) to focus on the high-speed networking market

Xtera Hires Key Staff
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2000

Ultra long haul startup appoints VP of sales, VP of operations

NEC, Hitachi Form Joint Venture
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

First step in joint development of optical transport systems

PMC Sierra's 3Q Revenues up 140%
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Revenues of $198.1 million reflect a 32% sequential increase

Sonus Reports $15.6M Q3 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

139 percent increase over previous quarter

Agilent Adds OC192 Testing
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Adds OC192c/STM4c, OC3c/STM1, and gigabit Ethernet interfaces to core network routing test platforms

AMCC Beats Q2 Estimates
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Quarterly revenues up 31% sequentially; pro forma earnings per share $0.26

Lucent-Powered Net Launches in China
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Lucent's WaveStar TDM 10G now carrying commercial traffic for Beijing Telecom's Year 2000 Expansion Project

BellSouth to Go With Sycamore
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Florida Internet exchange to use Sycamore's SN 16000 optical switch and SN 8000 optical transport platform

Sphera Announces Network Expansion
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Scheduling deployment in 14 metropolitan areas worldwide

Corning Exceeds Q3 Expectations
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Expects to report Q3 pro forma earnings of $0.34 to $0.35 per share, growth of more than 75% over the prior year's Q3

Ciena Expands CoreStream Offerings
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Reveals 25 and 12.5 GHz channel spacing via fiber Bragg grating filters; also reveals ability to produce thin-film filters

Motorola Allies With Tundra
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2000

Will develop advanced RapidIO-related interconnect products to support transmission rates of hundreds of Gbit/s

CiDRA Files for $150 Million IPO
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

Component vendor offering led by Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

Redback Announces Record Q3 Revenue
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

Reports Q3 2000 net revenues of $80.6 million, 65% growth over Q2

360Networks Builds Out 20K Miles
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

Has also lit more than 10,000 miles of the network that will connect 50 major North American cities

EC OKs AOL/Time Warner Merger
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

The companies' discussions with U.S. regulators are proceeding

Onex Scores $20M in 2nd Round
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

Led by Venrock Associates with Star Ventures, St. Paul Venture Capital, The Seed Fund, and TranSwitch Corporation

Agilent Ships Sample Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

First engineering samples of its 10-Gbit/s Ethernet fiber-optic transceiver

Cox Deploys Sorrento Metro Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

Four-year contract to install Sorrento's GigaMux metro DWDM system and Electronic Photonic Concentrators throughout Cox's networks

Global Crossing's Hindery Resigns
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

Thomas J. Casey is the new CEO, succeeding Leo Hindery Jr., who has resigned by mutual agreement

OnePath Secures Another $40M
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2000

Aurum-SBC Investments led the current round, raising total investment to $54M

Corning Buys Enclosure Maker
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Champion Products manufactures temperature-controlled enclosures for telecommunications equipment

Exec VP Quits Corvis
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Glenn Falcao leaves on good terms, Corvis says

Lucent Warns of Profit Shortfall
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Pro forma earnings for Q4, which ended September 30, are expected to be in the range of 17 to 18 cents per share

Agility Scores $70M Round 2
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Led by Worldview Technology Partners, brings total equity investment in Agility to more than $85 million

LightPointe Buys German Optics Plant
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Expands global presence with Teleconnect GmbH manufacturing facility in Dresden, Germany

Qusion Integrates Monolithically
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Plans to develop optical modules with components integrated onto one device for use in optical network systems

Global Metro Extends Euro Buildout
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Has begun constructing last-mile fiber optic networks in Amsterdam, Munich, and Paris

MFN to Acquire SiteSmith
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

The all-stock transaction is valued at approximately $1.36 billion

Ericsson to Supply Sonera Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Sonera will deploy Ericsson's Packet Backbone Network, including their AXI 580 IP Backbone Routers

SingTel Deploys Redback Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Singapore Telecom is deploying the Redback Subscriber Management System

OIF Issues 10 Gig Specs
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Optical Internetworking Forum has approved three documents that outline specs for optical networking interfaces

Calient Buys MEMS Maker
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2000

Secures optical switch startups' MEMS supplies

Global Crossing Testing Lucent Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

The two companies have begun live network testing of Lucent's WaveStar LambdaRouter

IBM to Power Celox Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

IBM will supply packet routing switch technology, customized ASICs, and PowerPC processors for Celox's IP services delivery switch

Callisma Opens New England Office
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Connecticut office gives network architecture services company 16 locations opened nationwide in less than one year

$28.9M 3rd Round for iPhotonics
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Funding round for supplier of optical integration services led by Bowman Capital, a Silicon Valley investment firm

Iris Group 'Co-Startups' Debut
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Gang of 4 to develop new optical data networking architecture, seeks to raise $100M

Yipes! Another $139 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

September investments from venture capital firms, banks, and investment funds increases Yipes's total equity to over $230M

Ocular Networks Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Jim Miller, former VP of sales and services consulting at Sitara Networks, will be vice president of worldwide sales

Corvis Delivers All-Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Broadwing Communications to deploy the industry's first all-optical switch; it provides 2.4-terabit switching capacity

Marconi Strengthens S.A. Presence
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Will acquire the transmission business of Splice do Brasil, a prominent manufacturer of telecommunications solutions

Lumenon Opens New Plant
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

53,000-sq-ft state-of-the-art photonic devices plant

Marconi Unveils N.A. Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Adds metro DWDM, long-haul transport, and complete management platform to North American solution set

Broadcom Completes Silicon Spice Buy
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

Silicon Spice's products are targeted at equipment manufacturers of carrier gateways, access gateways, and remote access concentrators

Swedish Carrier Shelves IPO
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2000

B2 Bredband AB blames "unfavorable market conditions" for decision

ITU Sets Standards Agenda
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2000

Big pow-wow sets 4 year program

Marconi Heading for Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2000

Listing is expected to occur the week of October 16, 2000

ONI Launches Longer Reach Product
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

The Online 11000 eliminates signal regeneration on spans of up to 640km

ADC Announces New DWDM Widget
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

Industry’s first 5–65 MHz DWDM 1550nm digital return hub to headend transmission system

Ciena Opens Hong Kong Office
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

Claude Achcar will direct the company's sales operations in Asian markets outside of Japan

Corning Launches VC Group
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

Corning Innovation Ventures will invest in strategic opportunities in the optical networking space

Marconi Moves to Outsourcing
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

Plans to substantially increase outsourcing in order to concentrate on core competitive differentiators

Sphera Building With ONI Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

Sphera has received initial shipments of ONI's Online transport platform for deployment in its N.Y. and N.J. networks

Lucent to Supply SBC National Net
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

5-year agreement to provide technology for SBC's national network expansion is expected to be worth more than $1 billion

Lucent to Build Brazilian Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

$180M deal with Eletronet to deploy Lucent's WaveStar 400G

EXFO Announces Record Q4 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2000

Revenues increased 85 percent to US$23.1 million

Lumenon to Open Optical Plant
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Company will begin volume production of integrated photonic packaged chips at 53,000-sq-ft facility

Tellium, AT&T Sign Licensing Pact
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Tellium can use certain AT&T intellectual property to enhance Tellium's StarNet Operating System

ADVA Buys R&D Team From Siemens
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Team of engineers from Siemens Norway purchased for 6 million euros-worth of common stock

CyOptics Raises $57M
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Cisco Systems led the round, which also included Corning, Intel Capital, and Vitesse Semiconductor

Alcatel Tracking Stock on Offer
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

The preliminary offer price of 16,500,000 shares of Alcatel Optronics tracking stock is between 85 and 100 euro

ADC Upgrades Billing Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Enhances integration capabilities for convergent billing platform component of its Singularit.e OSS product suite

Simon Cao Named Avanex CTO
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Dr. Cao is one of the founders of Avanex and recently has served as senior vice president of product development

Broadcom to Acquire Element 14
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Will add a full range of DSL expertise to Broadcom's local, metro, and wide area networking capabilities

Arneson Joins Osicom Board
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Former executive VP of Allied Signal Corp. joins Osicom Technologies board of directors

Broadcom Completes NewPort Buy
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Broadcom issued 5,211,050 shares of its Class A Common Stock in exchange for all outstanding shares of NewPort Communications

Tenor Names New Sales Honcho
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Formerly of Nortel, Richard Harper will be vice president of sales

Alcatel Completes Marine Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2000

Gives Alcatel 5 cable laying vessels and 200 staff

WaveSplitter Raises $51 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Optical amplifier and DWDM component startup plans to expand manufacturing capacity, accelerate product development

Lucent Names Spinoff Chairman
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

John Young, former HP president and CEO, will chair micro-electronics division

Silicon Access Closes $56m 3rd Round
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Fuels development of OC192 interfaces for network processors

Alliance Fiber Optic Names VP
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Dr. Wei-shin Tsay was most recently at JDS Uniphase

Aura Gets $16M for Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Receives funding to deliver last-mile optical Ethernet solutions to service providers

Digilens, SAIC Ink Development Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Agreement will give DigiLens access to SAIC’s team of scientists and engineers; SAIC investment in Digilens increased

Fibernet Group to Debut in France
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Plans to establish 3,400km network and 85 POPs in France by the end of 2001

OC192 Solutions From Astral Point
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Two new members of ON suite of products enable the sharing of optical fiber by multiple OC192 and/or OC48 channels

Luminous PacketWave Completes Beta
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Luminous Networks subsidiary Sierra Pacific Communications has completed a beta test implementation of the PacketWave product

360networks Draws $1.2B in Credit
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Will be used to fund the development of the company's global fiber optic network

Heat-Control Resistors From Dallas Semi
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

First digital resistors that can compensate for thermal variations affecting laser behavior in optical transceivers

iBasis Announces Euro Expansion
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Major VoIP network expansion; former Teleglobe and FLAG Telecom exec Tim Walsh to head operations

Redback Completes Abatis Purchase
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Share-based deal for vendor of Subscriber Management Systems is worth $636 million

Qwest to Deploy Avici Router
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Qwest will use Avici's Terabit Switch Router for deployment in its next-generation, all-optical, broadband IP network

Crescent Raises $37M More
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Led by Jafco Ventures, second round of funding brings Crescent's total to more than $50 million

Quantum Bridge, Comcast Ink Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Comcast will deploy the Quantum Bridge Optical Access System in several markets over multiple years

Cisco Unveils Manufacturing Strategy
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2000

Opens 647,000 sq. ft. facility; plans to recuit 2,500 more staff

Infineon to Acquire Ardent
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Share-based deal is worth about $42 million

360networks Gets $1.2B Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Will help finance construction of global network

PMC-Sierra Announces New Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Industry's first dual-port gigabit Ethernet chip with POS-PHY Level 3 interface

Ditech Unveils Transponder
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

New multirate transponder enables service providers to provision 155-Mbit/s to 2.5-Gbit/s transmission rates without new hardware

Korean Internet Deal for Lucent
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Yipes Goes Hollywood
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Sphera Goes With Granite
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Has chosen Granite Systems' Xpercom solution to facilitate and manage its network's expansion

Kymata Buys MEMS Maker
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Announced acquisition of Dutch-based Total Micro Products (TMP)

LayerOne, Level 3 Alliance
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Through LayerOne's Nexus Optical Distribution Exchanges, Level 3 gains important on-net network entrance points

Ex-Lucent Exec Joins Tachion
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Murali Swaminathan will spearhead development of all software aspects for the company's Collapsed Central Office product

Marconi to Build Telecom Italia Net
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

$200M contract to build Italy-wide photonics network

Exodus to Buy GlobalCenter
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Purchase price for the wholly owned subsidiary of Global Crossing is more than $6 billion

Cable & Wireless Inks $1.4B Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2000

Nortel wins 10 year VOIP outsourcing project

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