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Symmorphix Touts Wafer Advance
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2001

Begins manufacturing waveguide amplifiers using physical vapor deposition process technology

Cisco Scores Abroad
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2001

Announces contract wins in Canada and South Korea

Alcatel Optronics Slims Down
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2001

Income registered a loss of €10.1 million (US$9.09M); sales for Q3 declined by 37% from Q2; layoffs announced

Cisco Wins in Hungary
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2001

Matáv deploys Cisco ONS 15800 and 15200 DWDM solutions in long-haul and metro networks

Qwest Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2001

Earnings per share narrowed to $0.09 from a third quarter loss a year ago of $0.15; announces incentive program

Alcatel Optronics : 3Q Sales Slump
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2001

At Euro 95.0 million, sales are 37% down on previous month and 24% down on year-ago figure.

Alcatel to Lay Off Another 10,000
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2001

3Q revenues of EURO 5,613 million are down 18% from a year ago. Net loss is EURO 558 million.

Irvine Sensors' Router Under Review
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Its letter of intent regarding the financing of iNetworks, a venture developing a terabit router, expires on Oct 31

SwitchPoint Goes With Beans
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

SwitchPoint Networks has promoted William S. Beans Jr. to the position of CEO

Motorola Routes Cox
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Cox Communications has selected Motorola's Broadband Services Routers (BSRs) to deliver multi-tiered broadband services

Quarry Appoints CTO
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Steve Kohalmi is one of the co-founders of Quarry Technologies

Astral Point Gets Passive
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Unveils a modular passive optical system for its ON 7000 Sonet node that will optimize transmission of DWDM optical wavelengths

Nortel Deploys for Verizon Wireless
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Nortel deploys IP networking for Verizon Wireless; enhances network in key markets to provide new data services, additional capacity

Qusion Cleans Its Room
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Qusion Technologies opens fabrication facility with 3,000 square-foot class 1000 clean room

Simpler Scores Simoleons
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Investors in the $25 million second funding round include ADC, the Solidarity QFL Fund, and Innovatech Grand Montreal

Coriolis Working on Compliance
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Enters OSMINE compliance process with Telcordia; has received NEBS Level 3 certification for its OptiFlow 3000 series products

Spirent Invests in Caw
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Spirent Communications led $16 million Series B funding, which gives Caw Networks something to crow about

Alvesta to Supply Lucent
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Demand cash in advance!

NTT Diagnoses
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Develops the world's first automatic diagnostic system to analyze routing failures between Internet sites

BT Broadcast Completes Network
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

BT Broadcast Services continues to expand Its i-View fiber network

Avail Augments Access
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Announces support for PBX/T1/E1 subscriber-side interfaces on its Frontera series of intelligent packet access platforms

Aberdeen Likes Integration
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Aberdeen Group sees the planar lightwave circuit (PLC) market reaching $1.29 billion by 2005

Onetta Has a New Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

The IOE 11121 C-Band In-Line Amplifier with 0.5dB gain flatness

Chaffee's Got a Paradigm
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Chaffee Fiber Optics releases a 251-page report identifying promising new opportunities in the last-mile fiber optics market sector

Telia Sells 91% of Orbiant to Flextronics
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Orbiant comprises Neterna, Telia Service, Telia Systems, Evega, Relacom, and Wireless Network Management

Wind River Teams With Motorola
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Expand Center of Excellence collaboration to include network security processors

Verizon Reports Solid Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Net income of $2.04 billion, or adjusted diluted earnings per share of 75 cents, a 2.8 percent increase from the third quarter 2000

Foundry Routers Get IP Infusion
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Foundry to develop routing solution including OSPFv3, RIPng, and BGP4+ routing protocol support, using IP Infusion's routing software

Motorola Names EMEA Boss
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Kevin Loosemore has been named president of Europe, Middle East & Africa. Alert the UN!

Kyma Names Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

John Bumgarner, ex-Intel, joins Kyma Technologies, a developer and supplier of nitride substrates, as vice president of engineering

Williams Does Occasional Video
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Launches full-time and occasional end-to-end video transmission services in the US and Japan using switched fiber optic transmission

Polaris Hires Market Maven
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

William (Bill) C. Tucker named vice president (VP) of marketing (mktg)

ConEd Signs a Lease
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

Stop the presses!

Bookham's 3Q Revenues Down 69%
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2001

They totalled a mere £2.4m ($3.6m), but the company has cut its burn rate by 36% in the past quarter

KPNQwest Beats Forecast
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Achieved positive EBITDA of EUR 2.7 Million in 3rd quarter, compared to year-ago loss of EUR(31.2) million

Spirent Releases Test Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Verifies and qualifies provider edge routers being implemented for BGP/MPLS virtual private networks

Haleos Launches Lensed Fiber
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Both screwdriver tip and conical lens geometries are available

Marconi Announces Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Digital Supermode – Distributed Bragg Reflector (DS-DBR) InP laser provides high power, full ITU C-band coverage

Intel Invests in Test Developer
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Circadiant Systems has secured an investment from Intel Capital; delivers intelligent and automated optical testing platform

Cisco Blitzes IP Telephony
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Ships 12 new IP telephony products for converged voice, video, and data networks

Ceyba Names Its Team
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Former Solinet Systems announces completion of its executive team, including Scott Marshall as President and CEO

StockerYale Reports Results
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Third-quarter optical component revenues record sequential growth of 66 percent; net loss is $0.34 per share

Kalkhoven Joins AMCC Board
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Kevin Kalkhoven, co-founder of Kalkhoven Pettit & Levin Ventures LLC and previous chief executive officer of JDS Uniphase Corp.

Agere Unveils 10-Gig Ethernet Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Industry's first 10-gigabit Ethernet physical layer IC for next-generation metropolitan access networks

Redback Unveils Edge Router
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

The SmartEdge 800 Router is being evaluated at 15 service providers worldwide

RouteScience Offers NetManagement
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

RouteScience PathControl measures the end-to-end Internet performance between an organization and its own end users

Alidian Appoints, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2001

Names Dr. David Newman president and CEO, Al Sadler, COO; cuts a third of its workforce

IBM Goes With Spider
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Spider Software will port its SpiderTCP and SpiderSTREAMS products to the IBM PowerNP 4GS3

Flextronics to Lay Off 10,000
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Net sales for the quarter reached a record $3.24 billion, but the company plans to cut its workforce by 15%

NetTest Enhances NetTester
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Has added new testing features for frame relay networks to its LITE 3000E handheld network testing instrument

Broadwing Pledges Allegiance
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Announces a multiyear agreement with Allegiance Telecom to provide 2.5-Gbit/s lightwave services in the carrier's major metro markets

Yo! Veeco!
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Veeco Instruments Inc. reports 2001 third quarter and nine month results

Applied Materials Ventures Out
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Applied Materials Ventures I to team with emerging companies developing processing technologies and silicon optical devices

Level 3 Ends Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Net loss for the quarter was $437 million, or $1.17 per share

F5 Closes Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Announces a pro forma net loss of $2.5M ($0.10 per share diluted) on revenue of $26.6M for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2001

Occam Attacks Access
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Occam Networks opens third R&D center in Petaluma; to add hardware and software engineers to develop broadband access solutions

Tornado Hits Motorola
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Wind River completes Tornado for Managed Switches integration support for Motorola's C-Port C-5 network processor

NTT Vaunts Video Advance
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. achieves uncompressed HDTV transmission system over the Internet

360bankruptcy Ripples
News Wire Feed | 10/26/2001

Five subsidiaries that are part of the 360atlantic group of companies have voluntarily filed for protection

Elastic Bounces
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

The company reported Q3 revenues of $5.8 million, compared to revenues of $8.0 million for Q2

CyberOptics Reports In
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Revenues of $6,189,000 for the third quarter of 2001 ended September 30, down from $16,277,000 in the third quarter of fiscal 2000

JDSU Slides Out of Q1
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Sales for the first quarter were 45% below sales of $601 million reported for the quarter ended June 30, 2001

AFOP Doesn't Flop Too Badly
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Revenues for the third quarter totaled $4,280,000, a 6% decline from the Q2 2001 and a 28% decline from the year-ago quarter

Corvis Releases Q3 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Pro forma net loss for the current quarter was $40.3 million, or $0.11 loss per share

Axsun Wins Contracts
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Announces 3 commercial supply agreements to develop and manufacture optical components targeted at metro DWDM and other telecom markets

ION Networks Expands Team
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Cameron Saifi named executive VP and COO; David Arbeitel named VP and CTO

Visual Partners With Vanguard
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Visual Networks and Vanguard Managed Solutions will work together to offer improved managed network services to Vanguard's customers

2Wire Gets $61 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Latest round of financing led by Technology Crossover Ventures and Oak Investment Partners

Lucent Intros DSL Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Enables carriers to deploy DSL directly in IP or ATM networks, or a combination of both

Nasdaq Bounces Tioga
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Company to appeal delisting decision

Allied Riser Prepares for Merger
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

19 employees will be 'terminated' within the next 60 days in contemplation of ARC's pending merger with Cogent

LightPath CEO Resigns
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Robert Ripp, chairman of LightPath, will assume the responsibilities of Donald Lawson

StockerYale Appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Has named Francis J. O'Brien executive vice president and chief financial officer

ONI's Got a New Mux
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

ONWAVE OC192 Sonet/SDH ADM with integrated STS1 switching, full overhead transparency, and optional DWDM or standard 1310nm optics

Telecom Alliance Formed
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Con Edison Communications, Edison Carrier Solutions, and Progress Telecom create strategic alliance of 'carriers' carriers'

Cidra Sells a Segment
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

To sell its Optical Sensing Systems (OSS) business to Weatherford International

Sanmina Closes Its Year
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

For the year ended September 29, 2001, Sanmina reported revenues of $4.1 billion; revenues for Q4 were $600.7 million

Williams Closes Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Absent investment write-downs and other charges, earnings are $0.65 per share, compared with the Wall Street consensus estimate of $0.53

Riverstone Lights European Cities
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

With Telindus, delivers four major metro networks in the UK, Belgium, Spain, and the Netherlands

Picolight Attacks Access
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Expands business to include long-wave optical transceivers for metropolitan and access network segments

Fiberspace Offers Stability
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Its optical phase locked loop (OPLL) technology platform maximizes the efficiency of optical spectrum use

Corvis Appoints Sales Honcho
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Chris Royden has joined the company as vice president of sales, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)

Juniper, Ericsson Do New Zealand
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Juniper Networks and Ericsson MPLS solution deployed to connect New Zealand's first high-capacity data and entertainment network

WaveSmith Taps Marconi Exec
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2001

Robert Doucette, former Executive VP of the Global Supply Chain at Marconi, joins WaveSmith as Executive VP of Manufacturing. Sweet!

Foundry Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Posts eleventh consecutive quarter of profitability and adds $24M cash

Harmonic Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Net sales of $57.5 million were up 17% from $49.3 million in the previous quarter

NUFO Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Results were generally in line with the guidance provided by the company on July 25, 2001

Tellium Ends First Public Quarter
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Loss per share on a cash basis improved to $0.05 -- better than the $0.16 consensus estimate from First Call

Tellium President Retires
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Bill Proetta, current vice president, product management, will replace Dick Barcus

Chorum Scores $54.7M
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Investors include CenterPoint Ventures, InterWest Partners, Sevin Rosen Funds, Scudder-Kemper Investments,and Star Ventures

Optisphere Gives a Boost
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

New optical channel unit and optical channel regenerator transponder boost capacity and reach

186K Launches
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Southern and Central rings go live in the UK; wins Manchester parking concession

Aplion Gets Controller
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Has appointed Tito Sharma, formerly with Coreon Networks and AT&T, as controller

Storm Deploys Riverstone Routers
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Storm Telecommunications and Riverstone Networks launch world's first international MPLS-Ethernet network

VCSEL Startup Gets $3.8M
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Wasatch Venture Fund is the lead investor for the $3.8 million Series B equity financing round for Lytek Corp.

Nortel, IBM Join on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

To incorporate IBM WebSphere infrastructure software and DB2 database software into Nortel's Symposium Contact Center solutions

CMD Integrates Chips
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

California Micro Devices unveils a family of chips designed to meet the latest version of the CompactPCI bus specification

Luminent Ends Weak Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Net revenue for the third quarter of 2001 was $18.8M, compared with $41.1M for the previous quarter and $36.0M for the year-ago quarter

Multilink Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Revenues for the quarter of $37.6 million; gross margins improve to 64.7%; $8.7 million cash flow from operations

ONI Reports Its Losses
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Pro forma net loss for the third quarter was $26.1 million, or $0.19 per diluted share

AT&T Earns Four Cents
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

For Q3, AT&T earned $0.04 per diluted share from continuing operations, in line with the company's guidance of $0.02 to $0.05

Alcatel Launches Research Program
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Global Research Partner Program to reinforce innovation efforts and strengthen its ties with universities and research institutes

Report: DSL Bottoming Out
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

According to Cahners In-Stat Group, the market for DSL residential service will bottom out in late 2001

WJ Closes Q3, Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Sales for the third quarter of 2001 were $15.5 million; William R. Slakey appointed chief financial officer

Intel Has 'Building Blocks'
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Products based upon an industry spec known as the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG)*-2.16 Packet Switching Backplane.

RHK Sees Siemens/Alcatel Battle
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Siemens has challenged Alcatel's number one position in the European DSL market by tying its 37% share

Cenix Secures $52M
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Series B round brings the company’s total funding to $77 million

OIF Completes UNI Specs
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2001

Optical Internetworking Forum has approved a signaling specification for the OIF's User Network Interface (UNI) 1.0

BaySpec Is Shipping
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Announces volume shipping of its athermal 40-channel 100 GHz Chromatica mux/demux to specific customers and strategic partners

PowerNetix Is Pumping
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Announces the availability of high-power, singlemode, 980nm pump modules

Emcore Launches Transponder
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Very short-reach OC192 transponder for optical networking equipment manufacturers

JDSU Hires Adept
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Adept will be JDS Uniphase's development partner for optical automation processes and solutions

FiberCore Wins Asia Pacific Order
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Valued at approximately $28 million

IBM Enhances Support
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Combination of software, support, and hardware announced to speed designs

Agilent Upgrades OSS Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

NETeXPERT-based OSS service assurance solution provides an integrated display of network fault and performance

IntelliSpace Bags $70 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Closes its Series B round, bringing total raised so far to over $110 million

Centerpoint Completes Zaffire Buy
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Centerpoint has acquired Zaffire in a private-to-private, all-stock transaction; Goldman Sachs served as financial advisor

Photonex Adds to Team
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Richard Dorey joins to manage global sales, and Ron Murphy leads global solutions and service

Oresis Buys Softswitch Maker
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Acquires Vsys's softswitch technology and intellectual property, along with its team of voice telecommunications engineers

Nortel Announces Contract Wins
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

With Telus Quebec, China Railcom, and Latin American Nautilus

Avici Announces Q3 Returns
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Reports revenues for its third quarter ended Sept. 30 of $10.3 million, compared to $4.3 million for the same period last year

C&W Chooses Ciena
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Cable and Wireless to deploy Ciena's MultiWave CoreDirector intelligent optical switching system

ONI Supports Williams Rollout
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

ONI Systems provides strategic infrastructure for Williams Communications' new On-Net metro DWDM access services

Agere Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Company meets revenue and beats pro forma EPS guidance; on track with restructuring program

Alcatel Shanghai Bell Created
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Alcatel's key operations in China to be integrated with Shanghai Bell to spearhead growth in Asia Pacific

ADC Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Management restructuring and streamlining actions include elimination of 100 to 150 jobs

Lucent Ends Its Year
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2001

Pro forma1 loss per share from continuing operations improved from a loss of 35 cents in Q3 to a loss of 27 cents in Q4

Sheer Networks Manages
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Announces Sheer MetroCentral broadband operating system

French VC Opens in London
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Viventures Partners, a global management company for venture capital recently closed its second fund with 638 million euros

Vitesse Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Revenues were $37.2 million, a decrease of 73% from $138 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000

Avanex Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Net revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2002 ended were $7.2 million, compared with revenues of $34.8 million for Q1 2001

SBC Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Diluted earnings per share of $0.59 versus $0.57 a year ago; company to reduce capital spending by about 20% in 2002

Optenia Offers Monitor
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Optical Channel Monitor (OCM) provides real-time information on the performance of DWDM networks

Motorola Has a Roadmap
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Discloses plans for C-Port family of 5 and 10-Gbit/s network processor

Sprint Completes Euro IP Net
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

10-Gbit/s trans-Atlantic IP backbone network connecting 11 cities across Europe

Edgeflow Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Appoints former Newbridge Networks president Michael Pascoe to its board of directors

MPI, Furakawa Develop Transponders
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

MPI and Furukawa have entered a joint development agreement to develop next-generation OC192 transponders

Jedai Adds Intelligence
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Announces SmartPacket, the underlying packet switch technology for its Intelligent IP Optical Access system

Entridia Offers 'Rhapsody'
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

A fully configurable, wire-speed, OC192c, stream-processing ASIC for multiprotocol edge and core routers

360networks Releases 6-Month Results
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Incurred a gross loss of $154M for the first six months of 2001, compared with a gross profit of $87M for the same period in 2000

IDT Ships Search Accelerator
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

32Kx72 and 64Kx72 full-ternary devices from its IP co-processor family

Alcatel, AirFiber Join on Metro
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Announce an agreement to offer a comprehensive metropolitan area network system based on free-space optic technology

Vitesse Gets Technical
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Dr. Steve Sheafor, VP of NPU technology, will be delivering a technical presentation at the Network Processor Conference

Teja Gets Linuxed
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Teja Technologies demonstrates interoperability with Linux for network processor software development

Solidum Procedes on Processors
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Intros classification evaluation system for networking equipment; announces partnership with IDT

NetLogic Pushes Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Announces largest data-plane processor devoted to optimizing policy-based network routing

IDT Joins Xelerated Program
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Companies will co-develop solutions based on the Xelerator family of network processors and IDT's family of IP co-processors

AmberWaves of Strain
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

AmberWave's MOS strained silicon technology provides solutions for digital, wireless, and photonic applications

Ikanos Offers Programmable Silicon
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Unveils programmable chipsets that deliver speeds from 64 kbit/s to 100 Mbit/s; raises $5.1M in its second round of Series C funding

Agere Boosts Payload
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Announces faster version of its PayloadPlus network processors and software development environment; RAM deal with Fujitsu

Silicon Access Processes Packets
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Its iFlow Packet Processor supports full-duplex data rates of 20 Gbit/s

MindSpeed Announces 'EdgeBuilder'
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Software helps networking system designers integrate Mindspeed network processor applications with the system’s host architecture

AMCC Adds to Chip Family
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

The nP7510 network processor completes 10-Gbit/s network processor, traffic manager, and switch fabric platform

Teradiant Offers a Glimpse
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

Reveals that it is developing semiconductors to increase the performance of the Internet’s backbone and metro-area networks

EZchip Unveils OC192 Manager
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2001

QX-1 Traffic Manager scales QoS features for its NP-1 Network Processor

Savvis Wins Big Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

$200 million, five-year agreement with MoneyLine for networking services; projects that it will achieve breakeven this quarter

KPNQwest Expands
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Qwest increases stake in KPNQwest; KPNQwest to acquire Global TeleSystems

Sanmina Completes Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

E-M-Solutions increases Sanmina's global presence in the enclosure business

French Deploy in Scotland
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Alcatel has signed an agreement with Omne Communications Ltd. to deploy a high-speed network in Scotland and northern England

Tyco Buys Back TyCom
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Purchase of minority shares brings TyCom back into the Tyco corporate structure as a wholly owned subsidiary

Conexant Bombs, Too
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Pro forma net loss for fiscal 2001 totaled $601.9M, or $2.46 per share, compared to net income of $195.5M, or $0.84, in fiscal 2000

AMCC Reports Its Losses
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Net revenues for Q2 2002 were $41.3 million, a decrease of 57% from the $97.0 million reported in the same period of fiscal 2001

Scion Picks Fultz
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Scion Photonics has appointed James R. Fultz president and chief executive officer

PMC-Sierra Slides, Slashes
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Net revenues of $61.6 million and a pro forma net loss of $0.16 per share for the third quarter of 2001; to lay off 350

3DSP Unveils PHY Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

UniPHY, an IP core optimized for universal physical layer signal processing at speeds between 400 MHz and 1 GHz

Corning Meets Low Expectations
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Reports Q3 pro forma EPS of $0.09, a decrease of 74% compared with $0.35 per share for the third quarter of 2000

IntelCore Breaks Ground
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Headquarters and advanced technology development center slated to open in 2002

Cypress Semi Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Revenue $180.3 million; EBG $0.14 loss per share; restructuring and non-recurring charges of $312 million

NEC Eluminant Gets $26M
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2001

Itochu Corp., the lead investor in the Series A funding, will invest $18 million in the maker of fiber-based broadband access products

Sycamore Lowers Outlook, Boom
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Anticipates that fiscal first-quarter revenue will be in the range of $20 to $25 million; announces layoffs

Advanced Fibre Reports
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Q3 revenues were $84,647,000, compared with $114,100,000 for the third quarter of 2000

Nortel Reports
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Revenues from continuing operations were US$3.69 billion for Q3 2001, compared to US$6.73 billion in the same period in 2000

Alcatel to Cross Jordan
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Alcatel to deliver Jordan Telecom's network expansion

Report Charts Metro Core Growth
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

CIR says metro core optical transport equipment market to top $2.5 billion in 2005

Celestica Reports
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Revenue for the three months ended September 30 was $2,203 million, down 15 per cent from $2,600 million in the third quarter of 2000

Broadcom Releases Q3 Returns
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Pro forma net loss for the third quarter of 2001 was $34.0 million or $0.13 per share

Exar Op Loss Shrinks
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Second quarter fiscal 2002 operating loss was $2.2 million, compared to a loss of $3.1 million for the previous quarter

BellSouth Posts Billion-Dollar Quarter
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Q3 ata revenues exceed $1 billion for third consecutive quarter; normalized EPS of 56 cents

Ixia Claims Solid Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Pro forma net income was $3.9 million or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to $2.6 million or $0.04 for the preceding quarter

Sprint Announces Results, Cuts
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Q3 revenues of $6.72 billion; terminating Sprint ION development and restructuring various elements of the FON Group

Internet Machines Unveils Architecture
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Will present details of its IMpower family of network processing and switching solutions at next week's Network Processors Conference

Gordon Stitt Undeterred by Terror
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Actual net loss for Extreme's first quarter was $36.0 million or $0.32 per share

TranSwitch Reports Its Losses
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Announces third-quarter net revenues of $4.5 million and a pro forma net loss of $9.7 million

Intel Opens $2B Plant
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

A high-volume microprocessor manufacturing facility using the company's advanced 0.13 micron process

Sigma Expands Network
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Announces the launch of its Dallas and Los Angeles metro area networks

Sandia Makes Models
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Sandia National Laboratories researchers have crafted 2-D and 3-D modeling programs

Bell Labs Gets Molecular
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

Scientists from Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs have created organic transistors with a single-molecule channel length

Fibernet's Annual Earnings Are Up
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2001

UK telecom operator's EBITDA rises 16.9% to £16.71 million

Ennovate Enters Japan
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Soliton Systems will market, sell, and support Ennovate's MPLS and IP VPN Service Creation Platform in Japan

Agilent Issues VPN Tester
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Agilent Technologies RouterTester platform delivers industry-first comprehensive VPN testing

Virtela Emerges From Stealth
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Norwest Venture Partners invests $25 million in Virtela Communications; startup announces suite of VPN solutions

Yipes Deploys Metro Network
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Its gigabit optical networks are connecting personnel at Calpine Corp.'s three Houston offices at speeds up to 200 Mbit/s

Alcatel Names Brit Boss
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Charles Matthews, General Counsel for Alcatel's Optics Group, has been appointed CEO of Alcatel UK and Ireland

Williams Deploys Corvis
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Using Corvis's next-gen optical solutions, Williams Communications provisioned an OC192 circuit from New York to Washington

Cypress Teams With Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

To enable faster development of gigabit-Ethernet switches, routers, and semiconductor prototypes

Qusion Launches Expansion
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Reuben Richards joins Board; Qusion adds to development team and tech advisory board, mounts fund drive

RHK Finds Fault
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Report projects fault and service management to grow 18 percent annually through 2004

Gigabit Optics Gets $20M
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Integrated photonics company has closed a $20 million Series B round of funding led by Enterprise Partners

Digital Lightwave Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Final pro forma results before other charges consistent with preliminary expectations; CFO steps down

ONI Announces Cuts
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Has implemented a reduction in workforce of approximately 16 percent

Alcatel Scores Taiwan Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Has been awarded contracts totaling €58 million to develop Chunghwa Telecom's fixed network and services

Yankee Group Sees 'Core Switching'
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Market for WAN routing devices will peak in 2003 at $11.1 billion and then cede revenue to switching and transition platforms

Motorola Powers Nortel
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Nortel Networks is using Motorola's computing hardware and software to help power its IP-based softswitch

Williams Makes Waves for Progress
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Williams Communications to provide OC192 network capacity to Progress Telecom

Lucent Unveils VOIP Gateway
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

APX 1000 Universal Gateway enables V.92 and V.44 remote access, Internet call diversion, SS7 call control, VPNs, and VOIP

Fiberspace Adds Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2001

Has added Osama Bahgat as its Vice President of Engineering

Global Crossing, Tycom Get 'Amicable'
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Companies announce an amicable settlement of all outstanding legal claims against each other

MFN Lights Archipelago
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

To provide Archipelago, a Chicago-based electronic communications net, with optical Internet infrastructure and colocation services

Dynegy Completes Buildout
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Its nationwide, optically switched, mesh network spans more than 16,000 route miles and reaches 44 of the largest cities in the US

Vpacket Gets Financing
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Silicon Valley Bank has issued $3.2 million in equipment financing to Vpacket Communications

Mayan Cancels Ariel Merger
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Nasdaq will also delist Ariel from the Nasdaq National Market, effective at the opening of the market today

Nova Crystals Names VP
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Has appointed Mike Bottini vice president of product operations

Sorrento Picks a Prez
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Phillip Arneson, former executive VP of Allied Signal and a director of the company, has been named President and COO

GlobalX Announces IP VPN Service
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

The Global Crossing IP VPN Service is designed to run over the company's global optical network backbone

Proximion Scores Proximately $10M
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Second round of private financing from Celtic House, Add Partners, and InnovationsKapital

Motorola Buys RiverDelta
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Has finalized its recently announced acquisition of RiverDelta Networks Inc.

Help for Insomniacs
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Technology Futures Inc. announces a new report: 'The Impacts of Competition and Technology on Local Exchange Outside Plant Assets'

New Focus Has New Chief
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

R. Clark Harris replaces Kenneth E. Westrick as president and CEO

Fast-Chip Unveils MPLS Platform
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

iMPLS™, the first OC192 MPLS development platform, will be available to customers in November for $40,000

Mr. Jenks to Chair CoreOptics
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Ian Jenks named Chairman of CoreOptics; Tim McGarry named Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

AT&T Deploys Unisphere Routers
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Has selected Unisphere Networks’ ERX Edge Router for aggregation of DSL access to the IP network

Tellabs Closes Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Including one-time items, Tellabs reported a loss of $49 million or 12 cents per share

LightPointe Adds to Sales Team
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Names Douglas C. Smidl, ex-ADC Telecommunications, Vice President, Worldwide Sales

AT&T and BT to Unwind JV
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

Concert is going. 2,300 will be laid off. BT will take an "impairment charge" of £1.2 billion

Coriolis Gets $32 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2001

First portion of 3rd round for metro system developer comes from mix of existing and new investors

LuxNet Rounds up $18 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

LuxNet receives $18 million in its latest round of venture capital funding

PhotonEx Raises $90 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

PhotonEx raises $90 million in third round of financing, bringing total to more than $178 million

Intel Advances Processor Technology
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Technology enables sinlge-chip network processors capable of processing 10 Gbit/s

Emperative Launches Management Tool
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Emperative's CMX IP address manager enables advanced broadband services

Village Networks Expands Asian Presence
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Village Neworks partners with NeoWave, a leading provider of access solutions in Korea

Solidum Gets Classification Happy
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Solidum ships processor; report finds classification solution delivers substantial board level savings

Siemens Reorganizes ICN Group
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Reorganization of Siemens' Information and Communication Networks group gets off the ground

US LEC, BellSouth Settle Suit
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

US LEC confirms receipt of payment from Bellsouth

Bell Labs Headed by New Prez
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Lucent appoints Bill O'Shea president of Bell Labs, succeeding Arun Netravali

BaySpec Hails Performance Monitor
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Bayspec introduces compact, low-cost Optical Channel Performance Monitor (OCPM)

Yipes Expands Advisory Board
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Yipes appoints co-inventor of Ethernet, Bob Metcalfe, to advisory board

Carrier Access Gets Ex-Cerent Boss
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Carrier Access appoints Bruce Wildman to exec VP post

Altera Enhances Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Altera spiffs up Nios soft processor for high-bandwidth applications

Astracon Wins in UK
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Astracon and Wipro sign multi-million-dollar deal to provide service provisioning solution for new UK company

Fujitsu Aids Kentucky Expansion
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Fujitsu's FLASH600 ADX powers phone company's advanced communications services

Cypress, Others Publicize Specs
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Co-development team unveils QDRII and DDRII SRAM specifications

TimesTen Drives Calient System
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Calient drives EMS with TimesTen real-time data management software

Occam Launches Partnership Program
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Occam program focused on local loop next generation service delivery; Sonus joins alliance

F5, Enterasys in Agreement
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Enterasys signs OEM agreement to license and distribute F5 Networks' full suite of products

ARC Powers Internet Machines
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Massively parallel network processor uses scores of ARC microprocessor cores

Tarifica Reports on Bandwidth Glut
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Tarifica report shows bandwidth leaves the world underwired

Tioga Reduces Workforce, Gets Grant
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Tioga announces organization changes and Israeli R&D grant approval for 2001

Xelerated Raises $12 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Xelerated has successfully completed a $12 million Series B financing round with Atlas Venture

University Builds Extreme Network
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Extreme's award-winning switching systems build a new campus network

Telephotonics Components Ace Test
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Polymer planar waveguide optical components surpass expectations in stringent reliability and environmental aging test

Alcatel Updates Platform, Wins Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Carrier class multiprotocol platform features enahancements; selected by Deutsche Telekom for network expansion

Marconi Breaks Even in 2nd Quarter
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2001

Makes a £5 million operating profit, but debt totals £4.3 million on Sept 30

NEC Launches 'BlueFire'
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2001

Family of enterprise IP routers and switches that implement IPv6 and IPv4 in hardware

Photodigm Makes Its Pitch
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2001

Dallas startup is seeking $5 million to position itself in the integrated photonics market

Acterna Using Innovatia's Lab
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2001

Acterna is utilizing Innovatia's LivingLAB approach to develop, test, and demonstrate new Acterna technologies

Juniper Reports Returns, Contract Win
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Net revenues for Q3 were $201.7M; net loss was $29.7M or $0.09 per share; to build broadband network backbone for DirecTV Broadband

Startup Gets $19M for Fiber Radio
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

LGC Wireless has received $19.3 million from a group of investors led by Allegis Capital

Mysticom Conjures Up $28M
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

New investors in the Israeli/American startup include Lehman Bros., ABN AMRO Capital, and Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands

Agilent Adds to Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

OC3 and OC12 Sonet/SDH transceivers complement OC48 devices

Sempra's Got Gas
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Proprietary technology allows fiber optic cable in live natural gas distribution lines

Emcore Names Market Boss
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Matt Louis, from JDS Uniphase, to be Director of Sales and Marketing for Fiber Optic Division

Translume Writing With Lasers
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Technology employs an ultrafast laser to write waveguides directly into an optical medium such as glass

Corvis Opens in Spain
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Office in Madrid to address Spanish and Portugese markets; Enrique Funke will serve as sales manager

Cypress Ships Programmable Clocks
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Announces production volumes of the CY22xxx family of field-programmable clock generators

DiCon Offers MEMS Devices
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Passive components include a MEMS 2x2 switch and an attenuator/on-off switch hybrid

Caly Unveils Wireless IP Net
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

CALYnet enables carriers to deliver fast Ethernet for the price of a T1/E1

PacketFront Gets Funding
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Swedish Ethernet broadband startup receives Series A financing from European Equity Partners

Qwest Pushes Packets
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Uses Nortel's next-generation technology to route VOIP calls over data networks within 14 state region

Nortel Vet Joins Iolon Board
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2001

Mike Unger joins iolon as tunable laser provider moves into volume production

Redback's Q3 Another Downer
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Pro forma net loss for the third quarter of 2001 was $40.9 million or $0.28 per share

Marconi Pays Off Lord Simpson
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

£300,000. D'oh!

Williams Completes TyCom Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Has completed a multiyear, multimillion-dollar agreement to sell products and services on its nationwide fiber optic network to TyCom

MFN Hires Randy Lay
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Randall R. Lay named to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer at Metromedia Fiber Network

Nortel Adds to SoftSwitchSuite
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

The Succession CS 2000-Compact softswitch employs a Motorola CPX8000 compact PCI system and Linux operating system

Charlotte's Web Claims Test Triumph
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Charlotte’s Aranea-1 is the top performing core router tested by Miercom to date

Celestica Completes Omni Buy
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Celestica will issue to Omni shareholders about 9.2M subordinate voting shares and pay cash consideration totaling about $475M

Palomar Picks President
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Kevin Conlon named president of Palomar Technologies; Gary Gist to remain chairman of the board

Nexsi Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Dan Warmenhoven, CEO of Network Appliance, and Judith O'Brien, managing director of Incubic, have joined Nexsi's board of directors

ZebOS Does MPLS BGP-VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

IP Infusion has released an enhanced version of its portable network software suite, the ZebOS™ Advanced Routing Suite

Altera Targets Migration
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

HardCopy program promises a seamless migration path from the largest programmable logic devices to low-cost volume production

NetTest Touts PON Tester
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

CMA4000i Optical Test System for long-haul backbone networks or passive optical networks

Alcatel Claims Submarine Record
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Transports 1.6-Tbit/s over 321 km unrepeatered distance using cascaded Raman amplification

Digital Lightwave Cuts Back
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Has reduced its work force by approximately 40, and the salaries of all executives will be temporarily reduced by up to 20%

TranSwitch, Samsung Hook Up
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

TranSwitch to be a preferred supplier and a strategic partner of the Samsung Network Broadband Division

Qwest Plays in Midwest
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Has been awarded a $10.8 million, three-year communications services contract with the State of Indiana

Adept Buys Chad
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

No, not the country

ADC Announces Upgrad.e
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Singl.eView version 4.0 streamlines customer management and billing needs for communication service providers

Lucent Adds a Service Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

The PacketStar (PSAX) 1000 Multiservice Media Gateway multiservice switch targeted at global service providers

Finisar Selling Securities
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Has agreed to the private sale of $100 million in convertible subordinated notes due 2008 to qualified institutional buyers

MRV to Beat Guidance
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Expects third quarter 2001 non-Luminent revenues to exceed $50 million

Metro-Optix Closes $54M Round
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2001

Van Wagoner Capital led the third round with Palantir Capital as the other new participating investor

Sonus Adds to Alliance
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Its Open Services Partner Alliance (OSPA) has added 11 new members

Telica Signs Verizon
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Largest US service provider to deploy Telica's Plexus 9000 solution to route dial-up Internet traffic

Yipes Launches Geezer Net
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Providing Internet access and high-speed connectivity among 10 sites owned by ACTS Retirement-Life Communities

Fairchild Enters MEMS Market
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Has licensed and successfully transferred processing technology to manufacture micro-electro-mechanical systems

Astral Point Unveils Sonet Node
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Accommodates 'in service' upgrades of the switch fabric to 1.28 terabits and interfaces to OC768 when needed

LightConnect's VOAs Pass Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Variable optical attenuators are first MEMS-based VOAs to pass Telcordia qualification requirements

Bandwidth9 Names Manufacturing Chief
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Paul Murphy was VP of WorldWide Wafer Manufacturing at National Semiconductor

LighTrade Connects With Sigma
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Sigma Networks has signed a multi-year interconnection agreement with LighTrade

C&W Gets $250M Order
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Strategic relationship to consolidate Shell Information Technology's global communications infrastructure

Agere Unveils Interchanger Chips
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Family of time-slot interchanger chips for applications such as high-density metro access switches and carrier-class VOIP gateways

Marconi Names Advisors
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Following completion of its operational review, Marconi has appointed a new team of financial advisors

Network Photonics Rolling Out Switches
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Its automated manufacturing line is complete and producing CrossWave switches

Lucent Sells Lambda Router in Japan
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Agreement with Japan Telecom to deploy high-capacity, all-optical switch -- the Lucent WaveStar LambdaRouter

Multilink Unwraps Wrapper
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Introduces their next-generation, 10-Gbit/s, super forward error correction (SuperFEC), digital wrapper device: the MTC6131

Yankee Sees Mature MAN
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

Yankee Group believes optical technology for the metro-area network to mature in 2005

Nortel Has a New Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

The Passport 8600 Layer 2-7 Switching Platform, a multiservice, high-capacity, carrier-class routing switch

Avici Ships Scaleable Router
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

The SSR is the industry's first stackable, scaleable, and rack-mountable OC192c router

ADC Wins German Deployment
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2001

To provide Cuda 12000 IP access switch for Callahan Associates' German cable network infrastructure

Extreme Corrects ViaSource Rumors
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Correct's information distributed earlier today claiming intent to purchase the outstanding shares of Viasource Communications, Inc

Lenslet Launches Optical DSPs
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

The world’s first commercial optics-based digital signal processing technology

LIGHTech Has Smart VOA Array
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

LT3500 integrates up to 8 variable optical attenuators per module

Intel Discloses Packaging Process
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

"Bumpless Build-Up Layer" or BBUL packaging "grows" the package around the silicon, resulting in thinner, higher-performance chips that consume less power

Williams Offers Private Line QoS
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Customers can select the level of protection, restoration and reliability they require from a private line and pay only for what they need

Marty Kaplan Stays On At Kestrel
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Signs up as permanent chairman of the board, president and CEO at Kestrel Solutions

Deutsche Telekom Goes With Unisphere
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Deutsche Telekom has selected Siemens to deploy additional Unisphere Networks' ERX-1400 Edge Routers into its IP network

Ixia Intros 10-Gig Monitoring System
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

IxProfile is a real-time traffic recording, monitoring, and profiling solution for 10 Gigabit networks

Acme Packet Raises $16M
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Acme Packet raises $16 Million to develop plaform for interactive voice, video and multimedia applications across IP networks

C Speed Names Senior VP
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

C Speed names Ralph B. Ahlgren as its Senior Vice President of Engineering

Inphi Targets 40-Gig Chips
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

New optical components company to develop and sell high-speed indium phosphide chipsets at 40, 50 Gbit/s and beyond

Packet Design Nabs Cisco Exec
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Gary Daichendt rejoins Cisco colleagues Judy Estrin and Bill Carrico in networking startup

Yipes To The Rescue
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Yipes ensures continuing Internet connections for stranded customers of Allied Riser Communications

Alidian Adds Ethernet To Metro Platform
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Alidian adds Ethernet service intelligence to metro DWDM systems

MRV, Luminent Set Merger Terms
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

MRV and Luminent announce exchange ratio for previously announced short-form merger

NetVmg Offers Route Control
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

Acorn Launches Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2001

The genFlow-2X12c is a dual port OC12c traffic management co-processor

BaySpec Launches Athermal Mux/Demux
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

40-channel 100 GHz device is based on "volume phase grating" technology

Kestrel, Teon ConcludeTalks
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Kestrel Solutions will not acquire Teon; Martin J. Kaplan has become Kestrel Solution's chairman, CEO, and president

Unisphere Wins Taiwan Router Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Chunghwa Telecom has selected Unisphere's ERX Edge Router for expansion of its high-speed broadband ADSL network

CityNet Does Dallas
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Robots invade sewers

Exodus Exits Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Delisted voluntarily after trading of its common stock was suspended on September 26; has filed recently under Chapter 11

Global Crossing to Merge With Itself
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Global Crossing and Asia Global Crossing in discussions to merge; Asia Global Crossing reaffirms Q3 guidance

Bechtel Opens Research Lab
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Its new Training, Demonstration, and Research Laboratory will help carriers and vendors integrate new technologies into their networks

Agere Gets Credit Extension
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Has reached agreement with its bank group to amend its credit facility

Analog Announces Cool Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

A single-chip, high-precision thermoelectric cooler (TEC) controller for DWDM networking equipment

Lumenon On Track
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Company plans for a transition to volume manufacturing by the end of its fiscal third quarter of 2002

LightCross Outsources AWGs
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Deal with UMC marks the first time that integrated optical devices have been produced at a leading integrated circuit foundry

Sonus Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2001

Has reduced its worldwide workforce by approximately 150 personnel

Nacchio Calls for Security Measures
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Qwest Communications International chairman testifies before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee

Lightech Fiberoptics Gets Small
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

The LT210 product series, with its industry leading form factor height of 5.5mm, also achieves world class switching speed of 5ms

Movaz, Flextronics Power RAYs
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Movaz Networks moves to volume production of its RAY products with Flextronics manufacturing agreement

Global Crossing Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Global Crossing selects Nortel Networks to deliver global IP services

Corvis Gets French Trial
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

France Telecom will test the CorWave LR along an 800 km terrestrial link

Northstar Bags $11 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Series B funding round for photonic components startup led by St. Paul Venture Capital

Cirrex Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

John E. Kahn has joined the company as its chief financial officer

NLight Photonics Opens Diode Plant
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Optical component supplier opens a 57,000 square-foot laser diode manufacturing plant in Vancouver, Wash.

Aleron Buys Telia Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Privately-held global network provider has agreed to acquire the US Internet backbone subsidiary of Telia AB

Oplink Pursues Polarity
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Announces the availability of a broad line of polarization maintaining (PM) fiber component products

PMC-Sierra Ships MIPS Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Announces the availability of the RM7000B 64-bit MIPS-based processor with clock speeds up to 600 MHz

Corning Is Warning
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Restructuring program will result in charges of up to $1B in 2001; workforce reductions may reach 12,000; idling fiber facilities

Native Networks Aims at Europe's Edge
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2001

Its Asynchronous Packet Transport technology promises to extend the intelligence of the metro core all the way to the enterprise edge

Carrier1Slashes Workforce
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Pan-European carrier announces reduction of its workforce by 35%

Terabeam Wins Free-Space Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Is supplying its Fiberless Optics equipment and professional services to Utfors Bredband AB of Sweden

Qwest Claims SLA First
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Announces industry-leading service-level agreements for IP backbone and connectivity services extending beyond its own network

AFC Adds Customers
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Has acquired more than 50 new IOC customers since January 2001, increasing its IOC customer base to more than 750 carriers

Alcatel Further 'Adapts' Workforce
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

3,038 positions will be reduced from a worldwide workforce of 9,320 involved in undersea network and optical fiber activity

Nortel Dumps Some More
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Agrees with C-MAC to divest majority of manufacturing activities related to DMS circuit-switching products

CTS Unveils Oscillator
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

622 MHz, 9mm x 14mm, PECL voltage-controlled crystal oscillator for fiber optic infrastructure applications

SBC Offers DWDM Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Promises an efficient and scaleable way to connect mainframes, data centers, and storage networks within a metro area

Nortel Wins SBC Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Has been selected as the primary provider of DWDM technology by SBC Communications

Sycamore Achieves Silvx Insight
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

SILVX InSight is designed to streamline the network planning process and simplify the deployment of optical networks

Intune Speeds Switching
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Demonstrates switching and locking between DWDM channels in a single microsecond

Santera Wins $20M Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

To install SanteraOne switches for Philadelphia-based NetCarrier Inc.

Adept Does NanoBonding
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Introduces the Adept NanoBonder LWS laser welding system

Digital Lightwave Lowers Its Sights
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Anticipates preliminary revenues for Q3 to be $8.3 million to $8.7 million, or a loss of $0.09 to $0.10 per share

TeraXion Redefines Gain Flatness
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

It seems it's much flatter now

NSF Funding 'Global Grid'
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2001

Is awarding $13.65M to 15 universities and 4 national laboratories to create the International Virtual Data Grid Laboratory

Aegis Names Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Dr. Wayne Sharfin has held key positions at Lasertron Inc. and Telephotonics Inc.

Nortel Does More Shuffling
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Terry Hungle named Chief Financial Officer; three product presidents named; senior management team members chosen

Nortel Changes Heads, Cuts Hands
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Frank A. Dunn, CFO, will succeed John A. Roth as president and CEO; company to reduce workforce to approximately 45,000

CityNet Achieves Sewer Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

High-tech robots finish all-optical network, providing broadband service to 21 high-rise buildings in Albuquerque

Codeon Is Telcordia-Compliant
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Achieves Telcordia qualification for Mach-10™ product line

Internet Still Metastasizing
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Global Internet grows 174%, says TeleGeography; connections distributed more evenly across regions

Colt Expands in N. Europe
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Has launched fiber optic networks in Copenhagen and The Hague

MFN Completes Financing
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Metromedia Fiber Network successfully completes $611 million financing package; expects to be EBITDA positive in 2002

Atrica Adds Advisors
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

New advisory board members include Jean-Jacques Damlamian of France Telecom, John Hart of 3Com, Nobuo Kamata of Soliton Systems

Teradyne Is Telcordia Compliant
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Tts NexLev parallel board-to-board connector has met requirements of Telcordia GR-1217-CORE qualification

Motorola Touts New Process Technology
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

0.18 micron Silicon Germanium:Carbon technology for wireless and optical communication products

Cisco Announces New Routers
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Extends the Cisco 12000 Series platform to the edge; goes after metro market with Cisco 10720 Internet Router

Nortel Divesting
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

To sell Clarify assets to Amdocs Ltd. for $200 million; unloads controlling interest in Matra Nortel Communications Distribution SA

Galazar Networks Opens With $11.2M
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Investors in optical networking systems startup include Skypoint Capital, VenGrowth, and Katsura

Foundry Networks Shanghaied
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

China Telecom selects Foundry Networks' high-performance switching solutions for Shanghai Internet data centers

OIF Selects New Board
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

The Optical Internetworking Forum has elected a new board of directors for 2001-2002

TranSwitch Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Expects its third-quarter revenue to be approximately $4.5 million, with a pro forma loss per share estimated to be ($0.07) to ($0.09)

XO AXes 600
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Seeking EBITDA positive status in the first half of 2002, it will reduce its workforce by about 8 percent of its total employee base

Lumenon Posts Q4 Returns
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Lumenon's loss for the fiscal fourth quarter ending June 30, 2001, totaled CDN$15.2M (US$10.0M), or CDN$0.39 (US$0.26) per share

AFOP Offers Connectors
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

LC/APC fiber connectors and adapters for small form-factor applications

Ardent Announces MPLS VPNs
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

Offers its customers the benefits of multiprotocol label switching in a corporate virtual private network

Report Sees SOA Market Growth
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2001

According to ElectroniCast, global consumption of semiconductor optical amplifiers will expand to $260 million by 2005

Agere Offers Single Chip ADM
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

TADMVC2G5 is an add-drop multiplexer system-on-a-chip

Anritsu Ships Measurement Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

The ME7750A, a 43.5-Gbit/s BERT system for evaluating 40-Gbit/s transmission systems

Qwest Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Targets global and national customers in reorganization of business markets group; engineering & marketing agreement signed with Calpoint

Exar Has Sonet Products
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Single-chip, multichannel, multifunction solution aggregates 12 DS3/E3/STS-1 to STS-12/STM-4

Foundry Teams With HP
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Foundry Networks and HP offer North American service providers bundled network usage management solution

Infineon Touts 'Paroli 2'
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

As if Paroli 1 weren't exciting enough

Multilink Shipping Driver Module
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Introduces a next-generation 13-Gbit/s limiting modulator driver

CPlane Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Catharine A. Trebnick has been hired as Senior Vice President of Marketing

Tiara Extends Access Family
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Adds high-density POP router and scaleable entry-level customer platform

Fujitsu Expands American Presence
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Fujitsu Microelectronics America formed; to focus on design, marketing, and support of semiconductors and other electronic devices

NetTest Shows Its Components
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Introduces new optical components and network intelligence solutions at the European Conference on Optical Communication

Novalux Pushes Pumps
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

100 mW and 200 mW pump lasers for 980 nm erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) systems to be used in metro optical networks

In-Stat Sees a Hockey Stick
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

A.k.a. the "Knee in the Curve": home networking market to reach $9.2 billion by 2006

Jedai Claims Tech, Spelling Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

'LightXpander' technology delivers high capacity, flexibility, and intelligence to broadband access networks

Infineon Announces 40-Gig Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

The Titan 19244, the world's first single-chip 40-gig Quad STS-192 framer and pointer processor

ITF Ships DPSK Gizmo
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Announces the release of its Differential Phase Shift Keying (DPSK) demodulator

Cenix Aims at Long Haul
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Announces a scaleable optical subsystem targeted for use in the long-haul market

Alcatel Optronics Intros Lasers
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Launches new lasers for 2.5-, 10-, and 40-Gbit/s WDM systems

Eblana Photonics Debuts
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Irish startup unveils transmitter sources and pump laser products

Telica Announces Customers
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Announces three new customers and interoperability with all four RBOC networks

Nufern Unveils Fiber, New HQ
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Unveils 1060HP select cut-off singlemode fiber at ECOC 2001; opens 50,000 square-foot world headquarters in East Granby, Conn.

Cypress Delivers Samples
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Working samples of 3.125-Gbit/s quad-channel HOTLink III transceivers targeted at InfiniBand and 10-gig Ethernet applications

Redback Boasts Broadband Lead
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Leads the broadband aggregation equipment market, according to three leading industry research firms; wins Belgian deployment contract

Taiwan Semi Makes SiGe Advance
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Taiwan Semiconductor becomes the first pure-play foundry to offer silicon germanium (SiGe) BiCMOS technology

Tunable Photonics Shows 'TrueLock'
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

TrueLock wavelength locker is a solution for stabilizing transmitted wavelengths for tunable and fixed lasers used in DWDM applications

Agere Announces Products, Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Thin-film filter-based mux/demux; 8-channel driver chip; single-channel logarithmic optical feedback amplifier; Siemens contract win

Lucent Launches Fiber Products
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Mini 980 Coupler Fiber, LC Angled Polished Connector, two new erbium-doped fibers, new dispersion compensation modules, others

AT&T Acquires Excite Assets
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

[email protected] has agreed to sell its broadband Internet access business to AT&T for $307 million; to file for relief under Chapter 11

Riverstone Touts Metro-Ether Advance
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

New technology delivers Sonet-like, telco-class network availability to IP/Ethernet-based metropolitan area networks

40-Gig Transponder MSA Announced
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Agere, Agilent, Alcatel, Ericsson, ExceLight, JDSU, Mitsubishi, NEC, OpNext announce a multisource agreement for 40-Gbit/s transponders

JDSU Expands Offerings
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Integrated components, semiconductor optical amplifier, and PON devices are among the new products

OMM Intros MEMS Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

OMM32X32 module operates over the full wavelength range of 1290nm to 1610nm

New Focus Has a New Laser
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Announces ultra-fast, highly repeatable, tunable laser source specifically designed for testing passive fiber optic components

Avici Names Marketing Boss
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Chris Simpson will be responsible for Avici's worldwide sales, marketing, and services efforts

Williams Financing Plan Proceeds
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Company has met all covenant requirements under its bank credit facility and publicly traded bonds for Q3 2001

Codeon Unveils 20-Gig Modulator
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

20-Gbit/s Ultra-High Bandwidth (UHB) Intensity Modulator added to Mach-10™ product line

Xenpak Group Updates Specs
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Xenpak multisource agreement (MSA) group has completed work on Revision 2.0 of its technical specs for 10-gig Ethernet transceivers

ADVA Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Jürgen Hansjosten named Chief Sales Officer

Fitel Unveils Splicing Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

S176 Series of Core-Aligning Fusion Splicers is being unveiled and demonstrated by Furukawa Electric Europe

Bookham Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Steve Turley was Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, with Nortel's High Performance Optical Component Solutions group

Intel Announces 10-Gig Solutions
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Subsystem designed to deliver 10-gig Ethernet and OC192 Sonet/SDH on a single line card; CMOS chipset for 10-Gbit/s applications

Agilent Invents Ultra-Fast Testers
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Instruments give enough optical bandwidth to accurately characterize components operating at bit rates up to 160 Gb/s

Agilent Announces Analyzer Add-Ons
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Plug in modules for the 86100A Infiniium DCA (digital communications analyzer), and two optical spectrum analyzers

Mindspeed Unveils Octal SkyRail
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

The industry’s fastest and lowest power complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) octal serializer/deserializer (SerDes) transceiver

Polatis Launches All-optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

WSF-32000 is a versatile and compact all-optical wavelength selective switch

Multiplex Introduces 10-Gig Parts
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

A transponder that meet the 300-pin multisource agreement, and a "postage stamp" photoreceiver

Agilent Speeds Components Test
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Releases version 2 of its Photonic Foundation Library software, and an inspection system for printed circuit boards

Movaz, Bandwidth9 In Tune
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Movaz will use Bandwidth9's tunable laser in its network equipment

Vitesse, Cyoptics Demo Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Companies show Vitesse's 10 Gbit/s driver working with Cyoptics' modulator

Corning Improves DWDM Filters
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

MultiPort technology makes double use of each DWDM filter, doubling the density of DWDM components

Infineon, WaveSplitter Demo Monitor
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Companies demonstrate 40 channel power monitor formed from WaveSplitter's AWG and Infineon's monitor

Kamelian Offers Optical Linear Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Kamelian unveils the industry's first variable gain optical linear amplifier that allows multi-wavelength amplification

WaveSplitter, Gemfire Demo VOA Mux
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2001

Joint product controls power levels in multiple channels of DWDM systems

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