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LightPointe Signs Chinese Reseller
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Company announces a distribution agreement with Century Man Communications Equipment Co., Ltd. of Shenzen, China

Supreme Court Wallops BellSouth
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

BellSouth to record $114M charge in Q3 due to Florida Supreme Court's ruling regarding its unfair late payment fees

PD-LD Names Marketing Director
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

PD-LD appoints Ed McIntyre as director of marketing

AT&T/Comcast Merger Nearly Done
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

AT&T provides conditional notification to NYSE that the AT&T Broadband and Comcast merger could occur as early as November 7

KPN Buys KPNQwest Network
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

KPN extends Eurorings with acquisition of the KPNQwest network in Belgium

Masergy Wins at Hotel Chain
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Masergy signs customer agreement to provide broadcast TV-quality videoconferencing for Noble House Hotels and Resorts

Polatis Hires Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Polatis appoints executive VP of engineering to lead the development of ultra-low-loss photonic switch modules

Litestream Deploys Taqua OCX
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Taqua's OCX Class 5 switch enables Florida-based service provider Litestream to offer enhanced services to residential subscribers

Terra Lycos Picks Verizon
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Terra Lycos selects Verizon's SuperPages.com en Espanol as the yellow pages provider for Terra.com

BellSouth Goes to Burger King
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

BellSouth customizes Burger King's communications network at new world headquarters in Miami

XLight Partners With Santur
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

XLight Photonics partners with Santur Corporation for the supply of widely tunable transponder products

DIGL Buys Tektronix Test Line
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Digital Lightwave signs definitive agreement to acquire optical transmission test product line from Tektronix

Clear Upgrades OSS Package
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Clear announces Java-based Clearview 8.0 for easier integration with key OSS applications in digital and optical networks

Cisco Wins in Wien
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Viennese utility Wienstrom selects Cisco metro Ethernet solutions portfolio to deliver Ethernet over fiber directly to subscribers

TDK Unveils 10-Gig LAN Card
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

TDK Systems delivers the 'Fibre Card,' the first Ethernet PC card that brings a secure fibre optic link directly to laptops

Alliance Semi Acquires Chip Engines
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Alliance Semiconductor to acquire Chip Engines Inc., paving the way for next-generation metropolitan area network platforms

Super HDTV Streamed Over IP
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

NTT, in collaboration with USC, streams Super High-Definition full-motion video from Midwest to West Coast over high-speed IP network

Lucent Wins in Indonesia
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Lucent Technologies' LambdaUnite supports Telkom Indonesia's network expansion in Jakarta in a $38M project

ECI Becomes Chorale
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

ECI Telecom to merge its NGTS business with NexVerse Networks, creating Chorale Networks

Zygo Announces Q1
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Net sales were up slightly to $20.4M, a 4% increase from last year, but net loss shot upwards to $11.9M from $2.4M in 1Q02

Opnet Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Revenue was $11.2M, down just slightly from last year, and EPS came in at $0.03 on a diluted basis, down from $0.05 in Q2 2002

China Telecom Sets Up Shop in US
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

China Telecom (USA) Corp. becomes the first Chinese telco to establish operations in the US, with new HQ in Herndon, Virginia

Unions Say 'Ban Worldcom'
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2002

Coalition of nine union, consumer, and business groups call on the GSA to bar scandal kingpin WorldCom from future federal contracts

Tellium Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

GAAP net loss came to $114.0M, or $1.15 per basic and diluted share

FCC OKs BellSouth in Kentucky
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

BellSouth today received Federal Communications Commission approval to offer long-distance telephone service in Kentucky

Opto Speed Pockets €30M
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

ABN AMRO Capital jumps in on Opto Speed's previously announced €20M second round of financing, bringing the total to €30M

Cisco Beefs Up Metro Line
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Cisco enhances its Metro Ethernet Switching portfolio, announces wins at Surf Telecoms in London and LDcom Networks in Paris

Time Warner Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Time Warner Telecom posts a net loss of $48.4M on revenes of $167.2M, down 3% from last year

ADC Wins Patent Suit
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

ADC wins RF circuit module patent infringement suit against PCI Technologies, will receive a monetary payment

PMC-Sierra Intros 10-Gig Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

PMC-Sierra introduces enterprise 10-Gigabit Ethernet LAN PHY device to support XAUI-based optics

Optillion Banks $15M
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Series C financing was led by Crescendo Ventures, Cisco Systems, Investor AB, and ITACT

Sprint Wins Working Solutions
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Working Solutions selects Sprint to connect world's largest 'virtual call center' in a multiyear, multimillion-dollar deal

Santec Unveils OCMs
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Santec introduces the LambdaTracker series of Optical Channel Monitors (OCMs) for wavelength monitoring in DWDM and CWDM systems

Cramer Offers OSS
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Cramer Systems launches SyncEngine, a comprehensive OSS solution; opens a new office in Toronto and launches a recruitment campaign

Siemens Wins Cesky
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Siemens IC Networks signs framework agreement worth €15M to supply Cesky Telecom with Surpass NGN technology

Get AT&T Internet At Walgreens
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

AT&T PrePaid Internet Service is now available at Walgreens drugstores, soon to be located at every street corner in America

BellSouth Goes Spanish
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

BellSouth targets growing Hispanic online community with Spanish-language Internet portal

Adva Wins Fusion via Hitachi
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Hitachi integrates ADVA Optical Networking's DWDM solutions into the IP-based networks of Fusion Communications

FT Opens Distribution Channels
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Uni2, Novis, and Mobistar to market France Telecom carrier services in Spain, Portugal, and Belgium

Highwave Q2 Revenue Plummets
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

HighWave Optical Technologies announces revenue of €330,000, down 83% from €2M in the prior quarter

Level 3 Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Level 3 reports consolidated revenue of $1.07B, up from $750M in Q2, thanks mainly to growth in information services revenue

Lightscape Manages Metro
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Lightscape Networks launches breakthrough in network management technology for metropolitan area networks at ExpoComm in China

RDMA Over TCP/IP Spec Done
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

RDMA Consortium finalizes version 1.0 of Remote Direct Memory Access protocol over TCP/IP networks; forwards spec to IETF working groups

FiberNet Signs BT
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

FiberNet to provide various telecommunication colocation services for BT North America

Corning Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Sales fell 7% sequentially to $837M; Q4 restructuring expected to be $550M to $650M, as it proposes closing three optical fiber facilities

Nortel Deploys in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Vesper, Nortel Networks to deploy Latin America's first CDMA2000 1xEV-DO network

Lucent Net Management Goes Solaris
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Lucent Technologies' VitalNet 9.0 next-generation network management software solution now available for the Sun Solaris environment

Vodafone Picks Cisco Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Vodafone Sweden creates backbone for UMTS traffic using using Cisco 12400 and 7600 series Internet routers

Spirent, Samsung Team on DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Spirent Communications and Samsung Electronics announce interoperability alliance for broadband DSL networks

F5 Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

F5 Networks breaks even with pro forma net income of $80,000 on revenue of $27.1M

NetScreen Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

NetScreen Technologies reports 13% revenue growth over prior quarter and 62% revenue growth over prior full year

Alcatel Q3 Sales Slide
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Third quarter sales fell sequentially by 17.2% and year-over-year by 37.5% to €3.5B; net loss came in at €1.35B (€1.14 per share)

Telefònica Picks Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Telefònica de España to deploy Riverstone's RS family of routers as part of Spain's largest broadband network rollout

Infonetics: Security Spending to Boom
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Infonetics Research study says US/Canadian security spending will grow 154% between 2002 and 2006, from $3.8B to $9.5B

Sheer Targets Competency
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Sheer Networks opens competency centers in Singapore, the UK, and California

Spirent Signs With Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Spirent signs a two–year master purchasing agreement with Alcatel, naming Spirent as one of Alcatel’s global preferred suppliers

Bandwidth9 Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

Bandwidth9 appoints ex-Agility exec Wayne Gartin VP of worldwide sales and business development

IBasis Jacks Up China Prices
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

iBasis ups price for China voice traffic eightfold, in anticipation of Chinese government-mandated termination rate increases

BellSouth Bashes Supra
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

BellSouth files motions to dismiss Supra's bankruptcy filing and to collect payment for wholesale services

Nortel Wins With China Telecom (Again)
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2002

China Telecom awards Nortel Networks a contract to build new multiservice backbone networks in northern China

Vendors Intro RPR For Cable
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

New technology improves efficiency of enabling multiple interactive applications by using common management and provisioning system

APA Reports Loss in Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

APA Optics posts a net loss of $1.3M ($0.11 a share), identical to its loss for the second quarter of 2002

DOJ OKs SBC in CA
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

U.S. Department of Justice backs SBC's entry into California long distance market

Force10, Ixia Win in China
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Force10's E-Series and Ixia's 10-GigE analysis platform selected by UTStarcom to define the limits of high-performance networking

Siemens Wins in Cyprus
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Siemens ICN wins 3-year, €9M deal from the Cyprus Telecommunication Authority to set up optical backbone network in Cyprus

KDDI Picks CoSine
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

KDDI selects CoSine Communications to power network-based security services

Adax, Prosser Test BTexact
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Adax and Prosser Telecom join forces to deliver a next-generation test and monitoring system for BTexact Technologies

France Telecom Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

France Telecom revenues up 9% for nine months ended September 30; growth in EBITDA and operating income to exceed 15% for the full year

Cogent Gets Game with Gigex
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Cogent bolsters mission-critical traffic for Internet game distributor Gigex with high-speed, affordable connection

Verizon Bundles DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Verizon offers a 'Veriations' service package including DSL for customers in Florida

Nortel Rolls Out New Strategy
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Nortel Networks introduces new enterprise convergence products to support its 'One network. A world of choice' vision

Bookham Announces Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Revenue was £7.6M ($11.8M), up 6% sequentially and up 217% year-over-year; net loss was reduced to £13.5M ($20.9M)

Fujitsu Reports First Half
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Net sales of ¥2,150B (US$17.5B) are down nearly 10% from last year; operating loss improved, but gains are offset by restructuring charges

Chinese Ministry OKs Salira
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

China's Ministry of Information Industry certifies Salira 2000 EPON access system for use in national broadband networks

LanOptics Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Total revenues of $145,000 (down from $421,000 in 3Q01) were almost entirely attributable to EZchip subsidiary

Sorrento European Orders Boom
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Sorrento Networks announces record third quarter orders from Europe, reaching $5.5M

Broadwing Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Becomes cash flow positive at $62M and EPS of $0.01 is up $0.19 per share from the same period in 2001, but plans to lay off 500 people

Broadcom Intros SerDes
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Broadcom announces the first 0.13-micron CMOS multi-rate gigabit octal serializers/deserializers

Savvis Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Revenues totaled $56.7M, down from $61.2M in the prior quarter, but consolidated net loss shrank to $15.8M, a 20% improvement over Q2

Equant Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Revenues this quarter were $731M, a decrease of 3.9% from the third quarter of 2001

Terayon Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Revenues were $24.5M, a drop of 69% from the $79.6M reported in 3Q01, for a pro forma net loss of $26.4M ($0.36 per share)

Human Error Causes Outages
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Survey says 33% of network outages are caused by human error; Yankee Group recommends centralized control and greater authentication

Huawei, Spirent Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Spirent to provide Huawei with automated regression testing for its equipment during the R&D phase to accelerate technology development

Charter Launches VoD
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Charter to offer video-on-demand service in 9 more markets, boosting total VoD deployments to 21

Comcast Grows in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Comcast revenues increased 12.7% and operating cash flow increased 17.8%, as its cable division prepares for AT&T Broadband merger

FLAG Completes Asian Loop
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Flag Telecom expands Asian network reach with international telecom license in Taiwan, completing its North Asian Loop

STM Sets Silicon Emission Record
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2002

Breakthrough technology opens road to commercial products with integrated optical processing

Salira Ships EPON Platform
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Achieves NEBS Certification; ships Salira 2000 intelligent Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) platform to US Signal

Qwest May Take $40B in Charges
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Company finishes its review of prior accounting policies and practices, and boy, does it look messy

Nortel, Corning Demo in China
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Corning and Nortel Networks demonstrate fiber solutions for metropolitan networks at PT/EXPO COMM 2002 exhibit

Corning Intros Mini Lens
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

New Corning miniature GRIN lens will enable significant reductions in size of optical component packaging

Huawei Picks Corning EDFAs
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Corning selected by Huawei Technologies to supply EDFAs for Sonet/SDH transport system

Auna Sells Wanadoo Shares
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Auna Operadores de Telecomunicaciones proposes to sell up to 53.6M Wanadoo shares

Nissho Distributes BaySpec
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

BaySpec expands Asian presence by appointing Nissho Electronics as its sole distributor in Japan

MaNAP Mitigates Manchester Meltdown
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Prompt action by MaNAP, the UK’s northern Internet exchange, repaired connections after vandals set fire to network cables in Salford

Tellium Goes To China
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Tellium expands into Asia/Pacific region with establishment of office in China and hiring of Yao Zhang to lead business efforts there

NetScreen To Offer IDP
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

NetScreen breaks new ground with first intrusion prevention appliance to provide in-depth attack investigation and rapid response

Verizon Slaps Spammers
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Verizon reaches favorable settlement in anti-spam lawsuit against Additional Benefits, a Detroit-based commercial email company

Oki Does VOIP for Siemens
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Siemens certifies and signs agreement with Oki Network Technologies for VOIP gateways to interoperate with Siemens' Surpass systems

GlobalX VOIP Service Grows
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Global Crossing carries more than 2B minutes on its VOIP platform in 3Q02

AT&T Offers Free Anti-Virus
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

AT&T Worldnet service provides free anti-virus protection and switching tools

Level 3 Does More for Cox
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Level 3 to provide additional broadband services, including IP private network service, to Cox Communications

LoJack Uses AT&T
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

AT&T wins multi-year services contract, valued at more than $2M, to provide the core of LoJack's communications infrastructure

IBasis Links With T-Systems
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

iBasis interconnects with T-Systems' International Carrier Sales and Services -- ICSS -- for exchange of international voice traffic

Redback Enhances SMS
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Redback introduces the SMS 10000 SL, enhancing the SMS 10000 platform's hardware as well as adding new software features

Hana Bank Picks Nortel DWDM
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Hana Bank selects optical Ethernet solution from Nortel Networks to to Power high-security, Internet-based financial services

Corning Gets CAD for MEMS
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Corning IntelliSense and Technovena Pte. Ltd. partner to develop CAD design software for Chinese MEMS developers

Alcatel Picks Broadcom Chips
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Alcatel's latest DSLAM release includes Broadcom's BladeRunner ADSL central office solution

Ikanos Takes a SmartLeap
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Ikanos introduces programmable SmartLeap chipset, the first single chipset to support VDSL-DMT, ADSL-DMT, and EFM with on-chip QOS

Alcatel Ships 20M DSL Lines
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

Proves that DSL is the dominant access technology

Rambus Intros 10-Gig Serial Link
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2002

RaSer X quadruples the capacity of existing copper backplanes in networking, server, and storage equipment

Northstar Deploys Net.com VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2002

Southwestern ISP chooses net.com's SHOUT2500 Gateway for wholesale voice over IP

Santec Unveils MEMS OVA
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Santec Corp. introduces a MEMS-based Optical Variable Attenuator (OVA) component

ITF Acquires Resonance Assets
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

ITF Optical Technologies to acquire certain assets of Resonance Photonics; terms were not disclosed

Riverstone, Tellabs Settle Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Tellabs will make a one-time payment of $12M to Riverstone, resolving their pending litigation

Sorrento Issues Reverse Split
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Sorrento Networks announces 1-for-20 reverse stock split; Nasdaq approves company's plan to achieve equity requirements

Tolly Tests Extreme
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Tolly Group tests confirm that Extreme Networks' scalable 10-Gigabit Ethernet switching technology outperforms competition

TriQuint Earnings Reflect Agere Buy
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

TriQuint Semiconductor reports revenue of $71.0M and a GAAP net loss of $9.2M ($0.07 per share)

ATG Q3 Revenues Down
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

ATG's revenues were $24.5M, down from $30.5M in 3Q01, but net loss narrowed to $3.1M ($0.04 per share), from $9.0M last year

IDT Revenues Up
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Annual revenues increase 24% as IDT achieves record revenues ($416.7M), EBITDA, and operating profits for Q4

Verizon Earnings Reflect New Business
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Verizon says additional wireless, long-distance customers helped 3Q performance

Avaya Adopts Lattice Semi
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Lattice Semiconductor FPSC device enables smarter networking with Avaya P580 and P882 multiservice switches

Fibercore Intros New Fibers
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Fibercore launches two revolutionary erbium doped fibers to address the requirements of high-channel-count DWDM and metro networks

AFOP Posts Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/25/2002

Alliance Fiber Optic Products sees revenues shrink to $3.11M from $3.67M in Q2, for a GAAP net loss of $5.32M ($0.15 per share)

$20M Shoved Into Arescom
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Arescom nets $20M from private stock issuance; names Cheng Wu chairman, appoints Eric Van Zele to its advisory board

Opera House Picks Network Electronics
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Liceu de Barcelona opera house renovates its facilities with Network Electronics' VikinX line of routing and distribution equipment

Finisar Drops Guidance
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Finisar now expects Q1 revenues to be approximately $40M to $42M, versus its previous guidance of $44M to $48M; net loss will grow

JDSU Sales Fall in 1Q
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Net sales were $193 million, down from $222M in the prior quarter, for a GAAP loss of $521M ($0.37 per share); further layoff planned

Nortel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Nortel Networks declares preferred share dividends

Verizon Bashes PA Regulations
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Verizon says Pennsylvania's low wholesale phone rates would harm local phone competition

AT&T Delayed in PA
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission motion delays AT&T's entry into the state's local residential phone market

MRV Loss Widens in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Revenues were $60.8M, down slightly from the prior quarter, for a net loss of $117.1M ($1.24 per share), up from a loss of just $21.1M in Q2

Wanadoo OKs Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Wanadoo shareholders approve acquisition of Spanish ISP Eresmas

Corvis Reports Tiny Revenues
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Corvis Corporation $1.4M in revenues for Q3 with a reported net loss of $127.4M; 'continues to streamline business' (duh)

IP Infusion Demos at NPC
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Shows off IPv6 routing solution for AMCC NPU-based systems; demos MPLS-VPN capability jointly with IBM and Silicon & Software Systems

Optical Solutions Teams in Wisconsin
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Optical Solutions and LightRiver team up on aggressive deployment of Wisconsin's first utility-owned fiber optic communications system

Sprint Teams With NetLedger
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Sprint and NetLedger combine offerings for small business customers

Ingrian Partners With nCipher
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Ingrian Networks teams with nCipher to raise the bar on security of Web-based applications and data

TNS Launches in Canada
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Transaction Network Services creates Canadian subsidiary

Avici Posts Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Avici takes a net loss of $18.4M ($0.37 per share) on revenues of $7.3M, down 29% from the prior year's third quarter

Copper Mountain Revenues Up
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Revenues increased 36% to $3.3M and cash burn declined 59%, but the GAAP net loss remained a hearty $8.1M ($1.50 per share) in Q3

Lantern Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Lantern Communications appoints Douglas K. Jacobs as president and CEO, investors agree to stump up $10M in additional funding

AOL Sales Up, EBITDA Down
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

AOL Time Warner revenues increase 6% to $10.0B while EBITDA falls 1% to $2.2B; AOL will restate financial information for past two years

Software Incubator Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Ireland's National Software Centre deploys Nortel Networks IP telephony solution

SBC Q3 Earnings Down
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Earnings came out at $1.8B ($0.53 per share), compared with $2.1B ($0.61 per share) in 3Q01

IBasis Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Reduction in operating expenses drives EBITDA and EPS improvements, despite lower revenues of $38.4M, down 8.4% sequentially

HyWire Launches First Product
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

HyWire introduces the highest-speed, lowest-power forwarding and classification search engine for routing and switching equipment

Array Networks Scores $12.5M
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Secures $12.5M in second round of venture financing, led by US Venture Partners and H&Q Asia Pacific

Genuity Enhances QOS
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Genuity enhances end-to-end quality of high-speed managed Internet access for businesses, prioritizes traffic

F&S: Fiber Testers Set to Boom
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Market strategies position fiber optic test equipment market for growth, reaching $1.27B by 2008, says Frost & Sullivan

Telsinc Creates ATM TV
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Brazilian systems integrator Telsinc pioneers solution using RAD access equipment to migrate analog TV transmission to ATM

ServGate Names VPs
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

ServGate Technologies appoints Larry Lessler as VP of finance and Larry Schiro as VP of manufacturing operations

Tyco Reports Returns, Settlement
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Loss per share for 2002 was $1.40 per share; to pay a $5 million administrative settlement to the State of New Hampshire

Zagros Wins $9.7M
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Zagros Networks wins $9.7 million in new funding; new capital to fuel marketing infrastructure, technology development

IBM Processor Passes Benchmark
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

First to pass LinleyBench 2002 results and first to achieve 10Gbps with NPF benchmark

MetaSolv Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2002

Records a net loss for the third quarter of $42.7 million, or $1.13 per diluted share

New Focus Wraps Up Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Revenue meets company guidance, but earnings miss

Netrake Rakes in $20M
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Startup hauls in Series C financing from TL Ventures, Austin Ventures, and Trinity Ventures

Avanex Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Revenue totaled $5.2M; rate of loss lowered after cost-cutting steps, but GAAP net loss was still $70M

COLT Reponds to Bondholder
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Hedge fund Highberry Limited petitions for an administrator to COLT; COLT aghast

Zarlink Focuses on Analog
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Zarlink reveals new analog strategy, launches high-performance chips for communications growth markets

Intense Grabs $17.4M
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Intense Photonics gains additional investment from Alice Ventures to close B Round funding at £11.25M (US$17.4M)

Foundry Posts Q3 Profit
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Net revenue increased to $76.6M; net income also increased, to $7.0M ($0.06 per share)

AOI Intros Lasers for CATV
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Applied Optoelectronics announces 1550nm lasers designed for cable television applications

Avici Takes a NAP
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Global NAPs deploys Avici SSR Internet routers to enhance reliability, scalability, and performance of national network

Verizon LD Launches in NH
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Verizon long distance service launched today in New Hampshire, completing Verizon's coverage of northeastern states

HP Enhances PCS Vision
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

HP helps Sprint enhance network to give PCS Vision users access to high-speed data services

Inovia, Sheer Co-Market
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Inovia Telecoms and Sheer Networks to co-market products to enable greater efficiency and profitability for broadband service providers

WorldCom Intros Monitoring Tool
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

WorldCom unveils industry's first Internet access monitoring tool; also introduces a standards-based Nxt1 dedicated net access solution

MSN Picks C&W
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

MSN will use C&W's streaming media services when it launches MSN8 in New York's Central Park tomorrow

France Telecom Expands PARIX
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Paris Internet Exchange (PARIX) gets a new dedicated site, providing an additional 500 square meters of colocation space

NEC Releases OSS API
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

NEC Corp. and the OSS Through Java Initiative release OSS IP billing API, easing the integration and billing of new IP services

Thais Pick ADC Billing
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Thailand's TOT Corp. to implement ADC's Singl.eView billing platform for the rollout of its GSM mobile phone service

Radvision Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Radvision regains operating profitability with EPS of $0.03 on revenues of $12.2M

IP Infusion, MontaVista Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

The two will deploy network processors in conference demonstration

Ignis Ships Short-Range Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Says demand is 'surprisingly strong' for pluggable serial optical OC48 transceivers

Charter Puts COO on Leave
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Due to a pending grand jury investigation, Charter has placed executive VP and COO David Barford on (paid) leave

GTP Launches IT Services
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Greenwich Technology Partners launches consolidation solutions to meet growing demand for IT optimization and cost-cutting

Kipper Offers Government Integration
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Kipper Technologies unveils Infrastructure Support & IT Schedule (ISIS) product portfolio, targeting government contracts

Convergys Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Convergys earns $0.34 per share on slightly lower revenues of $561.2M, as operating income and net income slide

Carrier Access Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Net revenue was $10.5M, down slightly from Q2; net loss was $14.9M ($0.60 per share); company plans to lay off 70 employees

Teledon Expands Services
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Teledon Solutions adds support for voice and data network switching to its services portfolio

IGI Studies Metro
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

IGI Consulting releases a study of the various metro optical Ethernet technologies

LambdaNet Carries Star 21
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

LambdaNet Communications to provide Star 21 Networks with Germany-wide fiber network for the next five years

China Telecom Picks Alcatel Fiber
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Alcatel to supply 100,000km of Teralight fiber to upgrade China Telecom's network infrastructure

OIF Elects New Board
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) elects a new board of directors for 2002-2003, with Ciena's Joe Berthold as president

Belgacom, Nortel Link EC
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Belgacom deploys Nortel's OPTera Metro 5200 multiservice platform to network all 120 European Commission sites

CSFB Sued Over Agilent Again
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Class action suit against Credit Suisse for misleading analysts reports is filed on behalf of purchasers of Agilent stock

Lucent Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2002

Lucent posts pro forma revenues of $2.28B, a 56% year-over-year decline, and a net loss of $2.81B ($0.84 per share)

DOJ Backs Qwest Application
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Qwest Communications receives positive recommendation from the Department of Justice on refiled long-distance application

Lucent Grabs Tata
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Lucent Technologies wins contract from Indian mobile operator Tata Teleservices to deploy high-speed 3G CDMA2000 wireless networks

Maxima Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Maxima names as VP of marketing Saul Umbrasas, previously director of business development and strategy with BellSouth

Agere Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Acknowledges sale of optoelectronics business to TriQuint Semiconductor; reports revenues of $529M, down 5.5% from Q3

Conexant Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Revenues were $157.9 -- up 3% from 3Q02 -- while pro forma operating loss was $40.3M, an improvement of 24%

CMOS Improves TCAM
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

CMOS Micro Device introduces 18MB-density, low-power, 250M search per second CMD250HDLP Full Ternary CAM

Vitesse Interoperates With Intel
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Vitesse intelligent switch fabrics interoperable with Intel network processors, paving the way to application-specific solutions

Paion Intros Switch Chips
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Paion announces two new chips in its gigabitPLUS product line of Gigabit Ethernet switching products

GlobalX Reports Operating Results
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Global Crossing August 2002 recurring service revenue increases over July 2002 and exceeds operating plan targets

China's Broadband to Take Off
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

China's broadband market begins era of rapid growth, connecting 37M Chinese homes by 2008, says Strategy Analytics

Lumenon Names Advisor
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Lumenon Innovative Lightwave Technology names leading materials scientist Dr. C.P. Wong to its advisory board

Alcatel Goes to Carleton U.
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Alcatel selects Carleton University as first Canadian research partner

StockerYale Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Net revenue of $3.5M was level with Q2, but the operating loss was reduced to $2.6M, 30% better than the prior quarter

Exar Takes a Big Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

$19.0M in revenue -- 6% sequential growth -- still leaves Exar with a net loss of $35.3M, as opposed to a net income of $1.1M in Q1

HyperTransport Steps Forward
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

HyperTransport Technology Consortium announces 2 new HyperTransport-based products and 3 new members -- Seaway, Agilent, and MathStar

Wintegra Goes Multiservice
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Wintegra intros 'any service any port' device family for multiservice access; adds to WinPath family of access packet processors

France Telecom Boosts GRX
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

France Telecom extends its GRX network by signing GRX interconnection deals with SingTel, Aicent, and Reach

FutureSoft Builds on Intel
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

FutureSoft announces access router solutions on Intel XScale technology-based control plane processors

NetLogic Intros Monster NSEs
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

NetLogic Microsystems announces production of the largest database network search engines, capable of 100M searches per second

Consystant Boosts Intel Support
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Consystant upgrades its StrataNP Design Suite, boosting design, analysis and optimization of software for Intel network processors

Telindus Uses Inkra's VSS
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Telindus builds 3G virtual data center solutions based on Inkra's Virtual Service Switch

Pelago Names VP
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Pelago Networks appoints ex-Nortel exec Rajesh Tyagi as VP of product line management and strategy

Silicon Access Goes With the iFlow
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Silicon Access Networks announces iFlow Development System, providing a proving ground for iFlow chipset designs

WorldCom Reports Operating Results
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

WorldCom issues operating results for July and August 2002; unsurprisingly, it predicts no value for stockholders after Chapter 11

Hifn Intros Security Processors
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Hifn security processors set performance and price standards for VPNs

SonicWall Secures Telecommuters
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

SonicWall extends remote access security to home networks with TELE3 TZX, isolating home networks from work networks

MSOs Create Reporting Guidelines
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Cable companies announce voluntary guidelines to provide investors with better understanding of main operating metrics

Virgin.net Undercuts Competition
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Virgin.net maintains the lowest broadband price in the ISP price war, scores first for customer satisfaction in latest Forrester report

Korean Retailer Picks NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Korean retail chain FamilyMart selects NetScreen devices to securely connect more than 1,000 sites

Nokia Secures Global Retailer
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Furniture retailer installs Nokia VPN and IP security platforms integrating Check Point software to secure sites in 20 countries

Cambridge Broadband Targets Africa
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Cambridge Broadband and BST partnet to address fixed wireless market in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Nigeria, and Mozambique

Cisco Powers US Signal
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

US Signal joins Cisco Powered Network program and delivers TDM private line services based on Cisco's ONS 15454 line

ServGate Opens UK Office
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

ServGate Technologies expands corporate presence in EMEA with new sales office in Buckinghamshire, UK

SkyStream Passes NEBS
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

SkyStream's Mediaplex 20 video services router achieves NEBS Level 3 certification

Azanda Intros Traffic Manager
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Azanda Network Devices delivers traffic management to the access network with the Saber AZ61120-100 OC-12 multiservice traffic manager

C&W Carries AOL
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Cable & Wireless signs optical services agreement with America Online for trans-Pacific network capacity

AT&T Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

AT&T reports earnings of $0.05 per diluted share from continuing operations, on revenue of $12B

AFC Demos in Africa
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Advanced Fibre Communications to demonstrate next-generation access solutions at the Tel.Com Africa 2002 Conference

BellSouth Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Consolidated revenues were $5.54B, down from $6.01B year-over-year; reported net income was $733M, up from $7M a year ago

Stargus Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Stargus names former Into Networks exec Meredith Flynn-Ripley as president and CEO

SiberCore Plugs Into Intel
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

SiberCore delivers first plug-and-play coprocessor solution for the Intel IXP2400 development platform

Vitesse Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Vitesse posts revenues of $38.1M, up 2% from 4Q01 but down 11% from last quarter; full-year revenues totaled $162.4M, down 58% from 2001

ZettaCom Manages Traffic
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

ZettaCom provides single-chip, 10-Gig traffic management solution

Inphi Intros Modulator Drivers
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Inphi Corporation introduces two new MSA-compliant modulator drivers for high-end OC192 applications

Cisco Buys Psionic
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Cisco Systems to acquire network security software developer Psionic Software for up to $12M in stock

TriQuint Buys Agere's Opto Biz
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

TriQuint Semiconductor to acquire optoelectronics business from Agere Systems for $40M in cash

Cypress, AMCC Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Cypress collaborates with AMCC to ensure interoperability between Cypress network search engines and AMCC network processors

Xebeo Enhances MPLS Workbench
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Enhancements to Xebeo's MPLS WorkBench include Customer Centric Queuing, MPLS traffic engineering, and path restoration

Equant Links Willis Worldwide
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Equant to link 38 Willis Group Holdings sites in 27 countries with its IP VPN solution under a 5-year, $4M project

CENIC Uses Looking Glass
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

California Research and Education Network benefits from Looking Glass Networks’ rapid dark fiber delivery

Execs to FCC: Let Telcos Fail
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

A group of analysts and business executives urges the FCC to allow nature to take its course -- let dying companies die

Alcatel Wins in Poland
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Alcatel signs €20M network extension contract with Telekomunikacja Polska

Telia Hires Sweden Chief
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Marie Ehrling to head Telia's Swedish operations, starting the first of the year

Solectron, Lucent Wind Down Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Solectron has agreed with Lucent Technologies to unwind their outsourcing and asset-purchase transaction of May 31, 2002

Cisco Tests Andiamo With Spirent
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Spirent tests Cisco's MDS 9509 Multilayer Director switch at a sustained wirespeed of 2 Gbit/s across 112 ports

Teradyne Joins HSBI
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Teradyne Connection Systems joins the High Speed Backplane Initiative to develop specs for interoperability at 5 Gbit/s and higher speeds

Vitesse Unveils Mappers
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Vitesse provides high-density multiservice mappers with virtual concatenation, LCAS, and GFP for use in metro and regional markets

ADC Upgrades HDSL2 Platform
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

ADC adds a new low-power module to its Soneplex/HiGain HDSL2 platforms

Nortel Wins in Spain
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Spanish operator TeleCable de Asturias to deploy Nortel's next-gen cable network for new services using VOIP

TVM Closes VC Fund
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Techno Venture Management announces closing of the TVM V Information Technology venture capital fund at €128M

NATO Deploys Net.com
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

NATO to utilize net.com's Scream platforms for ATM aggregation and broadband migration

Global Crossing Restates Income
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

2001 revenues reduced by $19M, total assets and liabilities each reduced by $1.2B; naturally, GlobalX blames it all on Arthur Anderson

IDT Intros AMCC Development Kit
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

IDT delivers software development kit with industry's first IP coprocessor architecture model for AMCC-based systems

Lynx Moves Into China
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Lynx Photonic Networks moves into Chinese market, names Dr. Reuven Duer director of physics for US, and cuts staff by 20%

No Surprises in Marconi's Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2002

Core sales in last quarter totalled £482M (US$745.3), a 6% sequential decline

Velio Intros PHY Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Velio delivers quad OC48 Sonet/SDH PHY transceiver that consumes half the power and costs 50% less than discrete OC48 PHYs

Iowa OKs Taqua's OCX
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Taqua's OCX next-gen Class 5 switch successfully completes testing at Iowa Network Services, paving the way for statewide deployment

Precision Intros Wavelength Meter
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Precision Photonics announces release of the Sweepmeter ultra-precise swept wavelength meter

TeleManagement Rehauls Catalyst
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

TeleManagement Forum's Catalyst Program, the so-called 'living lab' of the TMF, recast to address today's market needs

ETSI Tests DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

First ETSI DSL interoperability event attracts nearly 40 companies from around the world

Velio, Ignis Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Velio and Ignis Optics demonstrate interoperability between OC48 Sonet/SDH PHY and optical transceivers

TDI Samples GaN
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

TDI Semiconductor achieves next step in Gallium Nitride substrate materials with sampling of thick p-type GaN substrates

Agilent Tests to Five Nines
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

New Agilent Technologies RouterTester tools first to evaluate core, metro/edge IP routers for 99.999% performance reliability

Check Point Intros Two Products
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Check Point launches two products, SmartView Reporter and SmartView Monitor, to provide intelligence on critical security activity

BellSouth Cuts Off Supra
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

BellSouth to terminate Supra Telecom's wholesale service because Supra can't pay its bills

Path 1, Internet Photonics Team Up
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Path 1 and Internet Photonics team up to accelerate the transition of cable networks to broadband Gigabit Ethernet and HDTV

Sycamore Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Sycamore Networks elects Paul Chisholm to board of directors

Agilent Buyers Sue CSFB
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Lawyers file class action lawsuit against Credit Suisse First Boston on behalf of shareholders who purchased Agilent stock

Level 3 Goes to School
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Level 3 signs 10-year metro dark fiber deal with CalTech; London's City University purchases colocation and metro dark fiber services

Vivace Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Vivace Networks appoints David Robison to its board of directors

HSS Enables Prepaid Mobile
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Hughes Software Systems' SIGTRAN SUA/SCTP interface deployed to enable eServGlobal's Call Agent to provide prepaid mobile services

Charter Picks Cisco CMTS
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Charter Communications selects Cisco universal broadband router for broadband service expansion

Force10 Uses Ample Frame Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Ample Communications supplies 10-Gigabit Ethernet frame processor for Force10 Networks' E-Series high-performance switches

AT&T Latin America Falters
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

AT&T Latin America anticipates funding gap and liquidity shortfall commencing in 4Q02

Nortel Boosts China Unicom
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

China Unicom awards Nortel Networks $280M in CDMA2000 1X wireless contracts

Tau Delivers Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Tau Networks introduces its T64 enterprise/metro switch fabric chipset

Lucent Wins at Unicom
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Lucent Technologies signs second-phase CDMA wireless contract with China Unicom

Akara Sends Storage Over Sonet
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Akara and LightWave Communications announce partnership and first customer of Storage-over-Sonet managed service offering

AMCC Intros Net Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

AMCC unveils nP5 next-generation network processing technology, enabling universal port services at dedicated port economics

MRV Divests Components
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

MRV divests its majority ownership in Luminent's passive optical components division

KT Picks Juniper, Core and Edge
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Korea's KT Corp. to deploy both T640 routing nodes and ERX edge routers for core and edge network expansion

Cox Calls on ADC's CMTS
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

ADC announces statewide deployment of Cuda 1000 cable modem termination systems by Cox Communications in Kansas

ClearSpeed Enters the US
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

ClearSpeed incorporates in US, names industry veteran Mike Calise as president, and opens Silicon Valley office

F5 Enhances Traffic Management
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

F5 Networks delivers 'application traffic management' product via new packet velocity ASIC and BIG-IP platforms

NPF Passes Specs
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Network Processing Forum passes Streaming Interface spec and Switch Fabric Benchmark Framework; picks Tolly for benchmark testing

Sockeye Boosts Net Performance
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Sockeye Networks boosts network performance and control of its flagship GlobalRoute with new global data feed

Rami Hadar Goes Native
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Founder and former EVP of marketing and business development at Ensemble Communications joins Native Networks as CEO

Mysticom Upgrades 10-GigE IC
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Mysticom introduces second-generation 10-Gigabit Ethernet PHY and backplane transceiver that dramatically improves system performance

Xilinx Pushes Serial I/O
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Xilinx unveils 'Serial Tsunami' initiative: a vision & roadmap for next-generation connectivity solutions via high-speed serial I/O

Microsens Migrates CWDM to DWDM
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Intelligent modular system from Microsens combines the advantages of CWDM and DWDM technologies

Agere Intros Fast Switching Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Agere Systems announces 'world's fastest' switching chip at 80Gbit/s; wins with ZTE, China's largest listed telecom equipment maker

Customer Cancels With GT
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

GT Group Telecom receives notice of service cancellation from US customer that is under Chapter 11 proceedings

PurOptix Scores $3.5M
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

PurOptix closes its Series A financing round with a total of $3.5M, led by Sapphire Capital

Incatel, Teleca Provision Skanova
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Incatel and Teleca partner to deliver provisioning solution to Telia’s Skanova

Wanadoo Revenues Rising
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Wanadoo revenues rise 32% for nine months ended September 30, 2002, as it adds 300,000 new customers in Q3

WaveSmith Scores $30M
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

WaveSmith Networks closes $30M third round, with contributions from Ciena; signs worldwide reseller agreement with Ciena

Fibernet Expands Ethernet Ring
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2002

Fibernet launches enhanced national Ethernet services, delivers InTechnology's storage management solutions over expanded GigE ring

Ericsson to Delist in Europe
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Ericsson plans delisting from French, German and Swiss stock exchanges

SafeNet, Raqia Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

SafeNet and Raqia Networks announce alliance to deliver high-assurance security on silicon

Ericsson Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Ericsson reports reduced operating expenses, but its adjusted income before taxes was SEK -3.9B

Transmode Names USA VP
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Sweden's Transmode Systems strengthens presence in America with appointment of Jim Lang as VP of sales, USA

Lucent Seeks Reverse Stock Split
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Lucent stock has fallen below $1, so the board seeks shareowner approval for reverse split to reach the range of $15 to $25

Agere Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Elects Richard Clemmer, president, CEO, and chair of PurchasePro, and Krish Prabhu, a partner with Morgenthaler Venture, to its board

10-Gig Transceivers to Boom
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

ElectroniCast forecasts that 10-Gbit/s datacom transceiver market to reach $3.26B in 2006

GlobalX Links Research Nets
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

GlobalX connects the Netherlands National Research Network, SURFnet, to Switzerland's CERN in Geneva with multi-Gigabit optical network

Path 1 Appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Path 1 Network Technologies names John R. Zavoli as chief financial officer and general counsel

Nexion Picks Network Electronics
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Nexion's global network gains control with Network Electronics' router system

Tellabs Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Tellabs reports Q3 sales of $288M for a net loss of $91M ($0.22 per share)

Holoplex Debuts FSO System
News Wire Feed | 10/18/2002

Holoplex introduces enhanced free space optics at SMAU, Milan

AFC Reports Q3, Amends Results
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Advanced Fibre Communications posts 3Q02 revenues of $91.8M, up 8% year-over-year; will amend financial results for 2001, 1Q02, 2Q02

AMCC Buys Back Stock
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. reinstates $200M stock repurchase program

Sprint Announces Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Total consolidated revenues were $6.79B, up 3% from a year ago; consolidated EBITDA came in at $1.90B, up from $1.41B in 3Q01

PMC-Sierra Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Net revenues totaled $59.6M; net loss per share was $0.05

Broadcom Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Net revenue was $290.0M, up 12.3% from 2Q02 and up 35.8% from 3Q01; pro forma net loss clocked in at $9.1M ($.03 per share)

Agere Sues Intersil
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Agere Systems files lawsuit against Intersil for infringement of six patents regarding wireless LAN technology

Xilinx Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Net income was $38.7M ($0.11 per diluted share), on revenues of $277.9, both down slightly from the prior quarter

Zarlink Quits VDSL, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Zarlink drops out of the VDSL market, resulting in layoffs from its Network Access group; plans to refocus R&D on higher growth markets

AFL Gets Distributors
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

AFL Telecommunications targets the Canadian market via agreements with Petro Comm Industries and Capella Telecommunications

Nortel Revenues Slip in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Revenues were down about 15% sequentially to $2.36B, creating a net loss of $1.80B, yet Nortel's still targeting profitability for 2Q03

LightPointe Wins FSO Patent
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

LightPointe granted new free-space optics (FSO) patent, strengthens intellectual property on all-optical FSO systems

Amherst FiberOptics Goes Bust
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Amherst FiberOptics ceases operations, 'due in part to the dramatic downturn in the fiber optics market'

Lucent Boosts China's Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Lucent Technologies expands China Unicom's national multiservice data backbone network with switch enhancements and software

Genesis Launches Video Over IP
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Genesis Networks demos the first video-over-IP network with guaranteed QOS and customer control over bandwidth, routing and scheduling

MCI Bashes Bells
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

MCI urges state regulators to defy the RBOCs' 'classic monopolistic maneuvering' in trying to eliminate UNE-P rules

Lucent Smells Demand for Mobile Data
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Lucent Technologies' study finds substantial pent-up demand for high-speed mobile data services among US and European businesses

Celestica Announces Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Revenue totaled $1.99B and adjusted net earnings were $51M ($0.20 per share), but GAAP net loss was $91M ($0.40 per share)

IBM Reports Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Total revenue was $20.3B, down 1% from 3Q01; net income was $1.3B ($0.76 per share), compared with $1.6B in 3Q01

VADS Picks Cisco IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

VADS Berhad delivers business-class IP service to Malaysian enterprises over Cisco-powered infrastructure

C-COR Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Net sales totaled $44.6M, down from $52.0M for the same period last year, resulting in a net loss of $7.3M

Alcatel Conforms to MSF Guidelines
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Alcatel's next-gen network solutions proven to comply with the Multiservice Switching Forum's architecture implementation guidelines

TranSwitch Takes Big Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

3Q02 net revenues totaled $3.7M, resulting in a whopping GAAP net loss of $157.2M, or $1.74 per basic and diluted share

Extreme Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Net revenue totaled $100.6M, down somewhat from $108.3M for 1Q02; GAAP loss per share clocked in at $0.04

NEC Intros LSI Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

NEC unveils a new class of system LSI solutions, the dynamically reconfigurable processor LSI architecture, at Microprocessor Forum

Sheer Provisions Bezeq
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Bezeq awards Sheer Networks a contract for next-generation service assurance and provisioning solutions

NextGen Picks SnowShore Servers
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

NextGen, a subsidiary of Nissho Electronics, selects SnowShore Networks' media servers for two Pacific Rim carrier trials

Fibernet Reports Year-End Figures
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

For the year ended August 31st 2002, Fibernet Group reports losses (before tax but after exceptional items) of £91.2M

Agere Ships Chips to Huawei
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2002

Agere Systems provides Huawei Technologies with a full suite of chips for metro and access optical networks in multi-million dollar deal

Shareholders Sue MFN
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Johnson & Perkinson sues Metromedia Fiber Network and Salomon Smith Barney on behalf of MFN shareholders

Amphenol Reports Strong Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Diluted earnings per share increased 23% from $0.39 last year to $0.48; sales increased 6% to $268M from $253M last year

APA Optics Focuses on PON
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

APA Optics has decided to focus on the passive optical network market

Internet Backbone Growth Slowing
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Global Internet backbone growth slowed dramatically in 2002, from 100% to just under 40%, says TeleGeography

Shop Online -- Prepaid!
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

France Telecom launches prepaid cards for secure shopping on the Internet

Equant Maintains Unilever's Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Consumer products company Unilever picks Equant to supply and maintain data network equipment for 1,400 sites in over 100 countries

Agere Intros Transport Chips
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Agere Systems creates one-stop shop for multi-use framers with comprehensive portfolio of scaleable network system line card chips

Alcatel's Word Is BonD
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Alcatel announces 1355 Bandwidth-on-Demand (BonD) Manager to ease bandwidth management over existing DWDM and SDH/Sonet networks

Laurel Provides FNC Services
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Laurel Networks to offer Fujitsu Engineering, Furnishing, and Installation services to users of its service edge routing solutions

EarthLink Piggybacks on AT&T
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

EarthLink offers New England high-speed cable Internet service via AT&T Broadband network

Protel Deploys Enavis
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Mexican carrier Protel chooses Enavis' T::DAX All-Band international gateway for long-distance network buildout

Williams Emerges as WilTel
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Presto chango! Williams Communications exits Chapter 11 as WilTel Communications; Howard Janzen resigns as president and CEO

Level 3 Extends REACH
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Asian carrier to purchase a 10-gigabit wavelength ring from Level 3 linking LA and San Jose with the Japan-US cable landing station

Big Bank Buys Sprint Services
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Sprint signs 10-year communications services agreement with Bank of America for advanced, secure, high-speed data network

ADC Increases Market Share
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

ADC's Cuda 12000 IP Access Switch expands its share of the CMTS market in the first half of 2002, according to Gartner Dataquest

Corning Wins MEMS Money
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Corning IntelliSense awarded $2M from NIST Advanced Technology Program Research to advance development of digitally controlled MEMS

AT&T Boasts 2 Million
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

It now provides local phone service to 2 million consumers in eight states

OpenCon Touts Tunneling 'Lite'
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Low-cost IP tunneling, Sonet access terminal solution meets Telcordia GR-253 requirements

Sandburst Has Packet Switching Chipset
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

HIBEAM chipset provides a fully integrated forwarding plane for Ethernet, IP, MPLS, and VLAN packet services

OCPI Intros OC192 Transponders
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

OC192 optical transponders incorporate a 1550nm EML source and are compatible with Sonet/SDH, OC192/STM64, and LR2

Motorola Posts Q3 Returns
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Third-quarter sales of $6.4 billion, GAAP earnings of $0.05 per share

Cisco Wins Europe OK
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Its uBR7246VXR and uBR10012 Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTSs) have received qualification for Euro-DOCSIS 1.1

Report: R&D Emphasis Shifting
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

OECD's '2002 Science, Technology and Industry Outlook' sees a fundamental shift in how R&D resources are targeted

Motorola Adds 3 Processors
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

PowerQUICC II processors include an embedded PowerPC ISA-based G2 core and a RISC-based communications processor module

Xilinx Unveils Crossbar Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Programmable, 'parameterizable' custom design implementing digital crosspoint switching functions

Raqia Completes Tapeout
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Raqia Networks has completed tapeout of its flagship ReGXP2G Regular Expression Coprocessor

Opto Speed Gets Israel Distribution
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Signs distribution agreement with EL-GEV in Israel for its high-value added optoelectronic products

Marvell Announces Controller
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Yukon Gigabit Ethernet controller offers OEMs 'future-proofed' 10/100/1000 plug-and-play PC network connections

Picosecond Pulse Pushes Generators
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Two high-speed pulse generators with 5- and 10-picosecond falltimes for very high resolution TDR and TDT measurements

NTT America Offers IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Value-added global IP-VPN service supplements the company's MPLS-based offering

Oplink Changes Chiefs
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2002

Joseph Y. Liu will succeed Fred Fromm, who has resigned to pursue personal interests, as president and CEO

XGamer Taps UUNET
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Online video gamer XGamer Networks enlists WorldCom to provide hosting services on its UUNET IP network

Fla. School Dumps Cisco for Fortinet
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Florida Computer College upgrades network protection with multi-site rollout of FortiGate Network Protection Gateways

SBC, Yahoo Target DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

SBC and Yahoo! plan to introduce automated tools to make it easier for customers from other ISPs to switch to SBC Yahoo! DSL or Dial

Intel Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Revenue totaled $6.5B, up 3% sequentially and flat year-over-year; net income was $686M, up 54% sequentially and up 547% year-over-year

AMCC Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. posts net revenues of $30.2M, down from $41.3M last year, with a GAAP net loss of $72.4M ($0.24 per share)

WorldCom Gets $1.1B Breathing Room
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

WorldCom responds to court approval of $1.1B in debtor-in-possession financing while it reorganizes

AT&T Asks FCC to Curb RBOCs
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

AT&T petitions the FCC to eliminate surplus payments for voice and data services imposed on businesses by the Bell companies

Zarlink Demodulates DTV
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Zarlink Semiconductor rolls out superior third-generation demodulator for terrestrial digital television (DTV) market

Scull Heads Transparent
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Transparent Networks recruits senior Tellabs exec Harvey R. Scull as president and CEO

Redux Releases Traffic Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Redux Communications releases PrimaGate RS-120, a special purpose ARM946E core-based processor for wire-speed Ethernet broadband

Intel Intros Content Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Intel introduces industry's first network processor to support secure content processing; enhances hardware and software development tools

Lucent, McData Store Long-Distance
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Lucent Technologies and McData introduce interoperable solutions for storage networking IP-based metropolitan and wide area networks

Agility Enters China
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Agility Communications enters Chinese market through distribution agreement and partnership with Luster Lightwave

Spediant Systems Launches
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Spediant Systems formally introduced itself and its Multi-Loop DSL (MLDSL) solution at the NGN conference in Boston

Study: FTTH Set to Explode
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Fiber-to-the-home installations to reach approximately 1M by 2004, according to study released at the FTTH Council's conference

Yankee Makes Up a New Category
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Yankee Group defines the market for session controllers, a new category of IP network edge products

Tyco Backplane Moves at Mindspeed
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Mindspeed and Tyco Electronics achieve high-speed backplane link performance milestone, driving 60 inches of FR4 At 3.125 Gbit/s

ImageWare Picks Savvis VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Savvis to provide ImageWare Systems with IP VPN services for US and Canadian locations

Sycamore Founder Funds MIT Lab
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

$20M from Jaishree Deshpande and Sycamore Networks founder Desh Deshpande creates MIT's Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation

Canoga Tests FSO Interop
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Canoga Perkins initiates FSO interoperability certification program; LightPointe FlightPath and FlightSpectrum FSO systems get certified

Sandburst Goes Analog
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Sandburst teams with Analog Devices to market switch fabric solutions for high-speed packet networks

AT&T Canada Restructures
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

AT&T Canada and bondholder committee agree on capital restructuring plan to eliminate all of the funded debt obligations

OFS Offers FTTx
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

OFS announces 'Access Advantage' fiber-to-the-home/business system, utilizing breakthrough cabling technologies and high-capacity fibers

Analysys: Save Millions With VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Corporate enterprises could save millions with VOIP systems, shaving up to 49% off operating expenses, says Analysys

ADC Strengthens Euro Channels
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

ADC announces seven European integrators and VARs to support European MSOs' network upgrades with ADC's IP cable solutions

Cirpack Delivers Voice Over Cable
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Cirpack's Local Exchange Node enables cable TV operators to deliver VOIP phone services

Alcatel Renumbers Czech Phones
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Alcatel successfully performed the renumbering of fixed telephone lines in Czech Republic

DIGL Acquires Lightchip Biz
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Digital Lightwave acquires optical network management product line of Lightchip, enhancing centralized test and monitoring offerings

Confluent Acquires Lightchip Biz
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Lightchip's DWDM business goes to Confluent; Ian Turner, Lightchip's CTO and SVP of engineering, becomes president and COO of Confluent

Riverstone Adds Resiliency to MPLS
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Riverstone introduces carrier-class resiliency features to its MPLS portfolio to enhance service delivery guarantees

Gould Intros Fab Process
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Patent-pending manufacturing process for coupler component and module product lines delivers a threefold increase in median time to failure

Novas Debugs Network Elements
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Network Elements leverages Novas' Debussy debug system to meet demanding schedule for critically acclaimed 10-Gbit/s IC development

Alcatel Appoints Research VP
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Alcatel names Joëlle Gauthier as VP of research and innovation, replacing Christian Grégoire, who was appointed VP and CTO of Asia/Pac

Xanoptix Signs With Tyco
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2002

Multimillion-dollar joint strategic business agreement to promote Xanoptix’s XTM Series of optical transceiver products

LR Extends Components Coverage
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Light Reading hires veteran industry editor Craig Matsumoto to cover optical components and the communications chip market

AOI Lasers Target Wireless Apps
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Applied Optoelectronics Inc. announces a new line of 1550nm analog lasers to meet the demands of wireless systems, particularly WCDMA

New Focus Makes Board Changes
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

R. Clark Harris to leave board, president and CEO Nic Pignati elected chairman, nominating and governance committee established

Gould Demos PON Modules
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Gould Fiber Optics showcases its Micro and Mini Modules at the Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) Conference

Extreme Sets Transport Record
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Extreme Networks' 10-Gigabit Ethernet enables first ever single-hop terabyte data transfer across the world

Darien Picks Arris
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Arris wins Darien Telephone's voice and data business

Miercom OKs Siemens' HiPath
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Miercom Communications gives Siemens' HiPath 3000 convergence platform its coveted 'Works as Advertised' seal of approval

Apcon Unveils PHY Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

IntellaPatch 64, Apcon's new physical layer switch, automates network connectivity in interop and test labs

Optinel Passes Adelphia Trial
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Optinel's PLEXiS MFX transport system successfully completes field trial with Adelphia Communications

IDT Intros Net Processors
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

IDT ships PAX.ware 2500 classification evaluation system and PAX.works 3.4 software development kit

FairPoint Deploys Siemens' Surpass
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

US carrier FairPoint Communications implements Siemens Surpass next-generation network solutions

Looking Glass Provisions DWDM
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Tyco and Looking Glass Networks provision multi-point 10-Gbit/s wavelength service in record time; WorldxChange uses LGN's lit services

Qwest Wires NY Schools
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Qwest Communications and the New York State Education and Research Network to offer colleges, research institutions high-speed Internet

Cisco Targets SOHO Segment
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Cisco launches new channels initiative to address the small business and SOHO markets

QDI Intros Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

QDI announces 40mW, 25nm tunable monolithic DFB laser array WSL chip

NetScreen Secures Telecom Italia
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Telecom Italia selects NetScreen to provide firewall and VPN functionality for its recently launched managed Internet security service

Spirent, Redback Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Spirent Communications and Redback Networks team up to support service assurance in carrier IP networks

Lucent Wins in Korea
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Lucent's AnyMedia Line Access Gateways chosen as foundation for KT's next-generation network access buildout

France Telecom Picks Atrica
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

France Telecom chooses Atrica's Optical Ethernet solution for initial rollout of next-generation metro network services

Altera, Nuvation Intro GigE Framer
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Altera partners with Nuvation to develop a complete Gigabit Ethernet to OC-192 solution

Agilent Tests Packet-Based Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Agilent offers first automated diagnostic tool for packet-based devices such as cable modems, SANs, base stations, and network devices

ADC Reiterates Guidance
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

ADC reiterates revenue guidance of $200M for Q4 and earnings outlook of 'sequential improvement' for 2003

Am-Beo Enhances Billing
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Am-Beo announces enhanced revenue settlement solutions for managing next-generation products and services

SBC Buys Nortel MSPs
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

SBC signs multi-year deal to buy Nortel's OPTera Metro 5100 to expand delivery of fully managed wavelength services across its network

Avanex Names VPs, Closes Plant
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Appoints Reloj, Negus, and Florence as VPs; plans to close facility in Richardson, Texas, and lay off half of its 15 employees there

Schott Ups Stake in Ulm
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Schott acquires majority ownership in Ulm Photonics and restructures Schott Optovance -- but will it be sold, spun-in, or closed down?

Xelerated Gets an IP Infusion
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Xelerated and IP Infusion demonstrate integrated IP routing solution at the Next-Generation Networks show in Boston

Foundry's 10-Gig Wins in Japan
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Kyodo News selects Foundry Networks' 802.3ae standard-based 10-Gigabit Ethernet solution for its network backbone

Ciena Appoints Mexico Chief
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Ciena names former Xylan GM Rafael Campuzano as general manager of Mexico operations

Di/dt Drops a Quarter Brick
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Di/dt introduces 40A and 45A Quarter Brick DC/DC converters with unprecedented power density of 145 watts per cubic inch

fSona Speeds FSO Tracking
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Moog teams up with fSona Communications to provide the fastest-reacting active-tracking system for free-space optics applications

ICSA OKs CoSine's IPSX
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Cosine's IPSX product family awarded Firewall Certification from ICSA Labs

GlobalX Links Brazil
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Global Crossing signs private line service agreement with Brazil's BCP Telecomunicações to connect São Paulo with BellSouth in Miami

Cisco Closes AYR Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Cisco Systems completes acquisition of AYR Networks, a developer of distributed networking services and scaleable routing software

Yu Gao Joins Avalon
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

Avalon Photonics appoints Dr. Yu Gao as VP of sales and marketing

MPLS Forum Demos GMPLS
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2002

MPLS Forum stages first public multivendor GMPLS demo, with 7 companies participating at the Next-Generation Networks show in Boston

Wanadoo Mass-Markets Broadband
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Wanadoo introduces a range of 'custom-tailored' Internet solutions, beginning at €30 per month, to further 'democratize' broadband access

Nortel Confirms Q3 Targets
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Nortel Networks confirms Q3 revenues at $2.36B, in line with previously stated expectations, and updates breakeven model

China Telecom Deploys Cisco
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Cisco routers selected for China Telecom's 'ChinaNet' IP backbone northern network expansion, connecting 10 provinces

Thorlabs Storms Into Tokyo
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Thorlabs Inc. opens a sales office in Tokyo to handle all of Asia, appoints Tetsuya Nakai to head it up

Micron Optics Acquires Chameleon
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Micron Optics expands tunable technology capability by acquiring Chameleon Optics

Lucent Lowers Breakeven, Cuts Again
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Faced with a 20% to 25% revenue decline, Lucent will lower breakeven point further to $2.5B; will cut an additional 10,000 employees

MMP Scores $1.2M
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Micro Managed Photons receives a capital injection of DKK 9M (US$1.2)from LD Pension and Wise Venture

New Focus Rolls Out Receivers
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

New Focus introduces two new receiver lines: high-gain 80MHz balanced receivers and 3.5GHz receivers for test and measurement

Report: China's a Bright Spot
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2002

Strategies Unlimited reports that China provides a bright spot in the dismal optical communications market

Juniper Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Net revenue totaled $152.0M, down 25% from the same period last year; pro forma loss was $8.4M, but the actual loss was a whopping $88.3M

Check Point Smokes Cisco, NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

In a real-world independent study conducted by the Tolly Group, Check Point's VPN outperformed Cisco and NetScreen by a factor of 5

IDC: ADC's Looking Good
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

IDC report cites ADC's breadth and depth of wireline and IP cable product offerings as driver for future growth

FLAG Emerges From Chap. 11
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

FLAG Telecom Holdings Limited is reincorporated as FLAG Telecom Group Limited, will trade over the counter under the symbol FLHLQ

COLT Accused of Insolvency
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Hedge fund Highberry Limited will petition for the appointment of an administrator for COLT Telecom; COLT says that's just rubbish

Innocor Intros Cores
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Innocor announces PL4/SPI-4.2 cores and hardware interoperability with PMC-Sierra’s OC-192 and 10-Gigabit Ethernet products

New Tenor VP Looks to Asia
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Tenor Networks appoints Jim Grady as VP of business development to drive growth in the Asia/Pacific region

Multilink Intros Modulator Driver
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Multilink announces 11.1-Gbit/s modulator driver micro-module designed for optical duobinary applications

Cisco Wins in Bahrain
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Batelco powers Bahrain's e-Government broadband drive with metro Ethernet switching from Cisco

Juniper Wins SingTel, Telenor
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

SingTel uses Juniper routers for broadband wholesale services; Telenor and Siemens deploy Juniper SDX-300 Service Deployment System

Surgical Supplier Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

SRI/Surgical Express signs three-year deal with Sprint for high-speed network to connect operations and customers with secure services

Tellabs Loses Goossens
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Belgacom CEO John J. Goossens resigns as Tellabs director, citing a need to focus on his own company's woes

Sonus Slides in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Revenues for Q3 were $7.4M, compared with $40.3M in the same period last year; actual net loss was $21.6M, or $0.11 per share

ElectroniCast Peers at OADMs
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

ElectroniCast releases OADM systems and fiber optic components rapid reaction report

Transmode Scores $8M
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2002

Transmode Systems AB secures $8M in third-round funding, led by the Amadeus Capital Partners and European Equity Partners

AT&T/Comcast to Lay Off
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

After the merger, AT&T Broadband and Comcast will lay off 1,700 people from the company's headquarters

Spirent Sees Falling Figures
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Spirent now expects second-half operating profit to be significantly lower than the first half, initiates cost-reduction measures

Communitronics to Buy Bethel
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Communitronics of America Signs a letter of intent to acquire Bethel Communications

Redback Q3 Revenues Plummet
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Redback Networks' net revenue for the quarter was $17.4M, compared to $40.1M in the prior quarter. Ouch!

FCC 'Disappoints' SBC
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

FCC finds that SBC violated the Ameritech merger conditions with respect to providing shared transport to CLECs; SBC says it's 'disappointed'

AT&T Gets $4B Facility
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

AT&T closes $4B syndicated bank facility, arranged by JP Morgan, Citibank, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Goldman Sachs

OCPI Acquires Cielo
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Optical Communication Products boosts its optoelectronics module development by acquiring the business of Cielo Communications

Lucent Sells CommScope Stock
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

CommScope and Furukawa Electric purchase 10.2M shares of CommScope stock from Lucent for $53.0M

Probe: CMTS Outlook Clouded
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Probe Research gives a 'Magic 8-Ball' response: Short-term outlook for cable modem termination system market unclear, try again later

Core Names Execs, Moves HQ
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Core Networks adds new COO and director of marketing communications, moves executive offices to California

Italtel Uses Xilinx
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Italtel uses Xilinx Virtex FPGAs to deliver cost-effective data and voice integration solution

Sprint Manages IP Telephony
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Offers customizable solutions that can integrate all communications needs into one system, developed through partnership with Cisco

HCP Hires Venture Partner
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Former executive of Ericsson, Torrent Networking, and Alcatel brings experience to Highland Capital Partners team

Arcor Deploys Cisco Core
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Arcor chooses MPLS-based IP core network from Cisco to deliver next-generation IP services and broadband access

Telecom Italia Uses More VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

All Rome-Milan calls and 50% of its international European calls now run over a converged Voice-over-IP/MPLS network from Cisco and Italtel

Yankee: SMEs Dominate in Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Yankee Group finds that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) dominate usage of IT and telecommunications in Hong Kong

Path 1 Delivers More Gateways
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Path 1 has received new orders for additional IP Video Multiplexers and Cx1000 long-haul gateways; over 400 units ordered this year

Lightel Intros Coupler, WDM Lines
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Lightel Technology announces its FBT technology-based coupler and WDM product lines, utilizing its Fused Biconic Taper technology

Verizon Offers Cheaper DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Verizon offers new DSL pricing options and Linksys wireless routers for sharing one connection among multiple computers in one home

C&W Tries to Stop Akamai Sales
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Asks for a preliminary injunction to forbid Akamai from selling its EdgeSuite products, which allegedly infringe on a C&W patent

Fujitsu Gets Longer-Haul
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Fujitsu's Flashwave 7700 DWDM platform spans 33% more distance, transmitting 2000 kilometers without regeneration

Taqua Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Taqua appoints Jody Bennett, former Santera Systems director of business development and regional VP of sales, as VP of marketing

Corning to Meet Guidance
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Expects to hit Q3 sales guidance of $830M to $840M, with a GAAP net loss of $0.27 to $0.28 per share; more cuts may be needed

WorldCom Unveils New Flagship
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

WorldCom's hopes are pinned to the 'WorldCom Connection,' a new converged voice and data offering for businesses

PacketFront Fires Up Broadband
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

PacketFront launches Intelligent Broadband Solution in the Europe, wins a contract for 'true broadband' in Sweden's largest 'wired city'

Netrake Intros VOIP Controller
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Netrake ships IP Session Controller to deliver comprehensive, secure native VOIP between private-to-public and public-to-public networks

Oluma Unveils Modulators
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Oluma announces modulator product line

LR Acquires (Another) Wireless Website
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2002

Light Reading boosts coverage of wireless technologies with the acquisition of WirelessRelated.com

Expand Expands GeoLogistics' WAN
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

GeoLogistics expedites GUI-based SCM applications deployment with Expand Networks, freeing up more than 400% available WAN capacity

Acterna Turns to Sprint
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Acterna selects Sprint to deliver VPN, frame relay, videoconferencing, MNS, and global communications services

Mosaid Makes Issuer Bid
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Mosaid announces intention to make normal course issuer bid. 'Nuff said!

Zarlink Intros Packet Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Zarlink unveils new class of communications chip -- the 'packet processor' -- to slash costs, boost voice quality on IP networks

DT Picks Bidders
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Deutsche Telekom selects three bidders to enter final negotiations for the sale of its remaining cable businesses

AudioCodes Intros VOP Gateway
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

New mid-sized VOP media gateway provides feature richness and reliability for access and trunking Voice over Packet networks

CloudShield Hires Sweatt
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

CloudShield Technologies appoints Richard Sweatt, former NetScreen 'Security Visionary,' as VP of product management

Tricap Buys AT&T Canada Shares
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Purchase of AT&T Canada shares fulfills terms of 1999 agreement; AT&T retains about 31% economic interest in the company

SBC: Reform UNE-P
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

SBC's chairman and CEO says once again that we need to reform the industry's UNE-P rules and pricing

Verizon Offers LD in DE
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Verizon long distance launches today in the Diamond State

IBM OKs Lucent DWDM
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Lucent Technologies' Metropolis Enhanced Optical Networking qualified by IBM as interoperable in IBM GDPS environments

Cisco Wins in El Paso
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

El Paso Community College deploys Cisco ONS 15454 to offer community, students, and faculty leading-edge network resources

Lightspeed Semi Intros Luminance
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Luminance Modular Array ASIC technology for design of custom chips shaves cost by 90% over FPGAs and 80% over traditional ASICs

SBC Integrates Services
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

SBC bundles local voice, long distance, Internet access, frame relay, and CPE into a single, managed business offering

Sanmina Credit Rating Cut
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Sanmina-SCI says the lowering of the credit rating of its long term senior unsecured debt will not affected company debt facilities

[email protected] Adds VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

[email protected]'s [email protected] platform now includes unique softswitch architecture for seamless VOIP interoperability

Ixia Enters Japan
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Ixia announces the establishment of Japanese subsidiary and opening of Tokyo offices

Telia Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Telia uses Cisco gateways, IP phones, and switches for launch of voice and data services for small-to-medium businesses

Simax Unveils BDS Rod
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Simax's boron-doped silica (BDS) rod reduces the cost of Panda polarization maintaining fiber

Nortel Expands Firewall Line
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Nortel unveils new Alteon Switched Firewall system models that enable customers to right-size the first line of network defense

NetCentrex Does VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

NetCentrex launches MyCall VOIP telephony solution for consumer and SOHO (small-office-home-office) markets

Inovia to Demo DVoDSL
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Inovia Telecoms to demonstrate hybrid fiber/copper Digital Video over DSL (DVoDSL) solution at the Video over DSL Seminar in New York

Cox Picks Nortel for Metro
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Cox Communications deploys Nortel Networks' Optical Ethernet solution for cost-effective, high-bandwidth metro Ethernet services

Orchestream Offers Trading Update
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Revenues for 3Q02 expected in the range of £1.9M to £2.0M, up from £1.5M in 2Q02

BeamExpress Intros VCSEL, CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

BeamExpress develops first widely tunable VCSELs and announces appointment of CEO, Jean-Claude Charlier, from Agilent Technologies

Intelliden Turns On Fawcett
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Roger Fawcett, formerly CEO of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young's UK Telecom Media Networks unit, joins Intelliden's European advisory board

Dune Drops Stealth Shield
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Dune Networks unveils the SAND (Scalable Architecture for Networking Devices) dual device chipset for full switching and traffic management

Axsys Upgrades Library
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Axsys Technologies enhances its OEM software library to integrate with common software platforms, including LabView

Long-Haul Prices Stabilizing
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Long-haul bandwidth prices on many major routes have stabilized, following years of declines, says TeleGeography

Sensors Unlimited Leaves Finisar
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Assets of Finisar's Sensors Unlimited subsidiary bought for $6.1M in cash; Sensors Unlimited reforms as a privately held company

Packeteer Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Packeteer appoints Dave Cote, former VP of Worldwide Marketing and Communication ASSPs for IDT, as new president and CEO

Nortel Touches America
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Touch America turns up next-generation network, modernizes optical service delivery with OPTera Connect HDX from Nortel Networks

Alltel Picks Fujitsu Flashwave
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Alltel selects Fujitsu's Flashwave 4000 optical transport platforms for Michigan ring AXN network infrastructure

KMC Deploys Telica Switches
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

KMC Telecom completes nationwide deployment of Telica’s Plexus 9000 voice switching system

NEC Picks Lattice
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2002

Lattice Semiconductor's ORT8850 FPSC has been selected by NEC for SpectralWave U-Node Broad Band Manager

EXFO Acquires Gnubi
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

EXFO completes acquisition of Gnubi Communications

Meteor Hits jNETx
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Ireland-based Meteor Mobile chooses jNETx to provide Open Service Access solution for rapid service creation and delivery

A Kinder, Gentler Qwest
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Qwest aims to improve customer service via companywide initiatives and a new customer solution center in Des Moines

3Com Offers Firewall Card
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

3Com delivers centrally managed, tamper-resistant firewall PC cards to protect remote workforces in enterprises worldwide

Exar Intros LIUs, AFE
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Exar adds 7-channel T1 physical interface device to its T/E portfolio; intros three short-haul line interface units

Cavium Accelerates Array
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Array Networks uses Cavium's Nitrox security macro processor to achieve breakthrough performance in Traffic Manager

NetScreen Boosts EMEA Presence
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

NetScreen expands regional presence with new offices in Paris, Nuremberg, Antwerp, Prague, Tel Aviv, and Dubai

Mindspeed Launches Chagall
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Mindspeed's Chagall offers 'packet PBX on a chip' functionality for converged voice and data networking

ADC Intros DSL Splitter
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

ADC introduces BroadWire 528r DSL Splitter Platform, simplifying DSL deployment and enabling remote DSL test access

LAN Gear Buyers Like VARs
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

VARs reign in LAN equipment procurement among surveyed large and small businesses, says In-Stat

Ikanos Names Sales, Ops VPs
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Ikanos appoints ex-New Focus VP to head sales and ex-Broadcom exec to head operations; VDSL Systems picks Ikanos' VDSL-DMT chipsets

Santec Unveils Components
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Intros WDM power monitoring module, rapid sweep tunable laser, high-speed integrated photo detector, and 50GHz WDM add/drop module

Tolly Tests Inkra
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Inkra Networks receives Tolly Group "Up-to-Spec Certified" validation of HardWall hardware-enforced virtualization technology

Juniper Wins in Lithuania
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Lithuanian Telecom selects Juniper Networks to deliver innovative IP services with new subscriber management capabilities

Cisco Protects MPLS
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Cisco delivers MPLS Bandwidth Protection solution, providing a cost-effective alternative to Sonet/SDH protection

Seranoa Scores $15.75M
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Seranoa Networks raises $15.75M in Series A funding to develop new product category: edge concentrators for IP service providers

MPLS Forum OKs PVC UNI
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

MPLS Forum Technical Committee Meeting advances six more MPLS initiatives, including adopting PVC User-to-Network interface

Allianz Uses Equant VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Equant IP VPN interconnects 100 locations of Allianz Group in 68 countries worldwide

Ceyba Adds Butters to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Lucent's former chief technology strategist and SVP of strategy, marketing, and business development joins Ceyba's board

Tolly Tests NetVmg
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

NetVmg Flow Control Platform routes 100 flows simultaneously, earning Tolly Group up-to-spec certification for scalability and visibility

Lucent, DT Extend Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Deutsche Telekom and Lucent extend contract for next-gen optical networking equipment until the end of 2003

Genuity Picks Redback Router
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Genuity deploys Redback's SmartEdge 800 router in its international network to deliver highly reliable Gigabit Ethernet services

Corvis Targets Feds
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Corvis announces formation of Government Solutions subsidiary, secures first contract from the U.S. Government, forms advisory board

Sabeus Taps Petroleum Producers
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Sabeus' new Sensor Systems division to bring high-concept optical technology to oil & gas exploration

Bookham Buys Nortel Components
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2002

Buys transmitter, receiver, pump laser, and amplifier businesses for shares, debt, warrants, and cash worth US$108M

Sockeye 'Neutralizes' Worldcom Outage
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Sockeye Networks claims to have 'neutralized' the impact of the WorldCom/UUNet Internet outages for its GlobalRoute customers

Canoga Goes Cwazy
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Canoga Perkins launches LightWaveXpander CWDM system, a bevy of fiber optic extension products, and free network management

Siemens 'Surpasses' Swisscom
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Swisscom Mobile opts for Surpass hiS 700 standalone signaling technology from Siemens ICN

Chorum Cleans Out Grout
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Chorum Technologies president and CEO Scott Grout takes a new job; former COO/CFO Kent Coker takes over the helm

Micromuse Preannounces Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Expected 4Q02 revenue is $24M to $25M; pro forma net loss in the range of $0.10 to $0.12 per share

Filtronic Unveils Tester
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Filtronic Sigtek introduces test platform for multiple Sonet, SDH, and Ethernet test applications

Sorrento Tries to Stay Listed
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Sorrento Networks files plan with Nasdaq to comply with market listing requirements by modifying its capital structure

AT&T Makes Debt Offer
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

AT&T and Comcast announce exchange offer for $11.8B of AT&T debt in connection with the AT&T Broadband/Comcast merger

Primanex Taps Gold Mine
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Primanex establishes a joint venture, Primanex China, with the Zhao Jin Group, the largest gold mining company in China

Celion, Canarie Extend BGP
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Border Gateway Protocol extended to support customer-owned fiber optic networks by Canarie and Celion (Celine Dion not involved)

IPG Intros Raman Amps
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

Sure, IPG Photonics' new Raman amplifiers are discrete; but how discreet are they?

IP Unity Deploys in China
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

IP Unity MediaXpress TDM-IP processor integrated into UTStarcom's iPAS solution and deployed by China Telecom in multiple locations

WorldCom: Feeling Better Now
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

WorldCom experienced 'an issue' on its IP network that left many (including Light Reading) without reliable Internet service

S&P Cuts Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

S&P cuts Alcatel to 'B+' after profits warning; Alcatel says the cut is unwarranted, of course, but it doesn't really have much to say

MPLS Forum OKs PVC UNI
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2002

MPLS Forum approves MPLS PVC (Permanent Virtual Circuit) UNI (User-to-Network Interface) Implementation Agreement

HTRC: Route Control to Boom
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

The route control market to grow to $824M by 2006, according to the HTRC Group

LAN/WAN Tester Demand Rising
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Demand for bandwidth will drive LAN/WAN test equipment sales to $1.45B by 2008, according to analysis from Frost & Sullivan

DT OKs CommWorks Gateway
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Deutsche Telekom certifies CommWorks SS7 gateway, improving service providers' call control options for voice and data applications

GigaTera Cuts Laser Pricetag
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

GigaTera announces new pricing for its ERGO pulse-generating laser

NetScreen Intros Port Module
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

NetScreen-5000 Series secure port module eases security segmentation

MSF Names Test Sites
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Multiservice Switching Forum announces global locations for worldwide interoperability test and demonstration, scheduled for November 4-15

Hitachi, Mitsubishi Create JV
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric to establish Renesas Technology Corp. to focus on system LSI operations

Qwest Picks Avici Router
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Qwest deploys Avici's scalable SSR routers; Avici announces preliminary Q3 revenue of $7.0M and pro forma LPS of $0.32 to $0.34

Verizon Intros IP Monitoring
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Verizon's new IPT Watch service frees businesses from daily monitoring of Internet protocol networks

LambdaNet Gets €64M Credit
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

LambdaNet Communications secures €64M credit facility; parent company LNG Holdings to provide €15M equity in connection with the facility

Tronic's Gets Japanese Distributors
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Tronic's Microsystems announces agreements with Marubeni Solutions and Seika for distribution of its MEMS devices in Japan

Lamina Opens LTCC-M Fab
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Lamina Ceramics opens 50,000 sq. ft. facility in Jersey to boost production of 'Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic on Metal' technology

Thierry Takes Helm at France Telecom
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Thierry Breton appointed chairman and CEO of France Telecom

Equant Supports Packeteer
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Equant signs 3-year deal for support services, including network maintenance and logistics, to Packeteer contracts in 32 countries

Array Manages Web Traffic
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Array Networks intros multi-function Web traffic managers, combining compression, SSL encryption, and HTTP connection processing

Check Point Hits Q3 Target
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

As per its forecast, Check Point will report revenues of $103M to $104M, EPS of $0.25, and the same deferred revenues as last quarter

Opto Speed Gets Korean Distributor
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Opto Speed and 3C Tae Yang sign distribution deal for South Korea

Highwave Sells Marseille Sub
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Highwave Optical Technologies sells its thin film activity in Marseille to CILAS (Compagnie Industrielle des Lasers)

Anritsu Tests C- and L-Band WDM
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Anritsu introduces optical component test system for fast and accurate analysis of WDM systems operating at the C- and L-bands

ITU Elects Bureau Directors
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Houlin Zhao and Hamadoun Touré elected to 2nd terms as ITU directors; Valery Timofeev elected to his first term as director

Nortel Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2002

Execs play musical chairs as Nortel reshuffles into four divisions; Frank Plastina loses out

Keymile Launches
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Keymile Ltd aims to become the leading player in multi-service access systems for fixed network operators in the UK and Eire

Tellabs Passes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Tellabs completes Telcordia Osmine services process for the Tellabs 6400 transport switch

MSOs Set to Steal SP Market Share
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

RHK says cable multiservice operators are well-positioned to steal market share from ILECs in North America

Metrobility Uncorks 'Twister'
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Metrobility introduces new Delta Class 'twister' fiber connectivity device, offering more features at a lower price

US Conec Unveils Manufacturing Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

US Conec intros improved MTP multifiber connector kits, precise epoxy curing oven, and improved one-swipe fiber tip cleaning system

Cisco, HDS Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Hitachi Data Systems qualifies Cisco ONS 15540 for extending business continuance applications over metro DWDM

Sextet Joins DWDM MSA
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Alcatel, JDSU, Mitsubishi, NEC, Oki, and Sumitomo/Excelight join the DWDM Pluggable Transceiver Multi-Source Agreement

Visual Boosts BellSouth's DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

BellSouth improves DSL network performance with wider deployment of Visual Networks' IP performance management solution

NetScaler Optimizes Belo
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Belo Interactive instantly doubles Web capacity by deploying NetScaler's Request Switch traffic management device

LeCroy Analyzes Data
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

LeCroy introduces Serial Data Analyzers with X-Stream technology for real-time analysis of high-speed complex data rates

IMC Lights Up Vegas
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Cox Business Services selects IMC Networks' FiberLinX optical Ethernet platform for provisioning IP data services

Alloptic Rolls Out PON Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Alloptic announces mduG.E.A.R., the latest Ethernet passive optical network unit for multi-tenant and multi-dwelling units (MDUs)

Mangrove Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Mangrove Systems appoints Matt Giuliano as VP of sales and business development

T-Networks Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

T-Networks names Greg Dougherty, former JDS Uniphase COO, to its board of directors

OMM Wins MEMS Patents
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

OMM has been awarded four patents for innovations in MEMS photonic switching

LuxN Passes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

LuxN completes Telcordia Osmine services process for its WavSystem optical platform products

Cisco Bolsters Broadband Aggregation
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Accelerates service delivery and reduces TCO with suite of broadband aggregation hardware, software and provisioning capabilities

Ingrian Erects Cookie Defenses
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Ingrian Networks' security solution prevents information and identity theft by protecting cookies from cyber attacks

In-Stat: MEMS Is a Bright Spot
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

MEMS sector offers a possible silver lining for struggling semiconductor equipment suppliers

Guangdong Picks Corning Fiber
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Corning to supply almost 70% of optical fiber for Guangdong Unicom provincial network buildout

T-Com to Slash 30,000 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

T-Com, Deutsche Telekom's fixed network division, plans to eliminate 7,200 positions in 2002, 14,000 in 2003, and 8,300 more through 2005

Cisco Intros Mobile Access Router
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Cisco's MAR enables secure communications, seamless mobility, and interop among defense, public safety, and transportation networks

France Telecom Names Chair/CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Thierry Breton nominated as chairman and CEO of France Telecom; three other new board members also named

Analysys: Cable TV Revs to Grow
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Cable TV service revenue in Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK could reach €11.3B in 2007, says Analysys

Vitesse Reiterates Guidance
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Vitesse Semiconductor speaks out against recent analyst reports, says it still plans to log Q4 revenue of $38M

Scots Spin Out Helia Photonics
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2002

Heriot-Watt University spins out photonics company after scoring a seven-figure private investment deal

S&P Rates Euro Carriers
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Standard & Poor's issues report card on European investment-grade telcos

Lucent, Storage Computer Team Up
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Lucent OptiStar EdgeSwitch and Storage Computer CyberBorgVSA combine for the first cross-country optical business continuity network

Oki Unveils 40-Gig Amp
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Oki Optical Components introduces broadband amplifier for 40-Gbit/s metro, intermediate, and long-haul DWDM networks

EM4 Teams With Newport
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Companies collaborate to develop and refine fiber-optic component assembly, establish an equipment supplier relationship

Court OKs Williams Reorg Plan
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Williams Communications' plan of reorganization approved by US Bankruptcy Court; company plans to emerge from Chapter 11 in the fall

Verizon to Meet Guidance
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Verizon CEO reiterates guidance of $3.05 to $3.09 EPS, intends to strengthen balance sheet by reducing debt by about $8B in 2002

West Bay Gets German Distributor
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

West Bay Semiconductor boosts sales and distribution in Germany, Austria and Switzerland via agreement with Azzurri Technology

Intel Intros Telecom Boards
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

New telecommunications, media processing, and network interface boards from Intel enable rapid development of modular solutions

France Telecom Picks ECtel
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

France Telecom selects ECtel's QualiVoIP, a full-suite, carrier-class QOS solution for converged networks

Shareholders Sue BellSouth (Again)
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling file suit on behalf of purchasers of BellSouth securities, alleging violations of federal securities laws

TranSwitch Sees Slipping Revenues
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Expects about $3.3M to $3.6M in Q3 revenues, for a pro forma loss of $0.20 to $0.22 per share, plus a number of hefty special charges

Juniper Delivers Compact CMTS
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Juniper Networks adds to its G-series line of high-performance cable modem termination systems

Redback SMS Wins in Germany
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

German carrier wilhelm.tel deploys Redback subscriber management platform for broadband aggregation

Corvis Moves to SmallCap
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Since it can't get its share price back over $1, Corvis will transfer to the Nasdaq SmallCap market, effective October 14, 2002

AT&T Names President-Elect
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Betsy Bernard named president-elect of AT&T; John Polumbo to to succeed Bernard as president and CEO of AT&T Consumer

Agilent Unveils Crosspoint Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Agilent intros digital crosspoint switch IC, providing 200 Gbit/s throughput and enabling switch fabrics up to 2,048 by 2,048 in size

NetLogic Pockets $32M
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

NetLogic Microsystems raises $32M from new corporate investors, including Mitsubishi International

OpNext Completes Hitachi Transfer
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Opto-Device division of Hitachi's Semiconductor and Integrated Circuits group incorporated into OpNext

Sprint Delivers IP QOS
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Sprint delivers end-to-end quality of service to IP customers, guaranteeing priority for time-sensitive applications

Nanolayers Wins Seed Financing
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Nanolayers closes seed finance round, led by the Millenium Materials Technology Fund, for organic semiconductor development

Juniper Cable IP Wins in Taiwan
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Taiwanese service provider Yaw Jenq to deliver subscriber-based IP services over cable network with Juniper Networks technology

Cogent Launches Data Centers
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Cogent upgrades the data centers acquired from PSINet, offers rack space and connectivity to its all-optical Internet transit service

Lucent Sells China Holdings to Corning
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Lucent Technologies sells interests in two optical fiber joint ventures in China to Corning for up to $225M in cash and stock

PMC-Sierra Names Finance VP
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Alan Krock, formerly CFO of Integrated Device Technology, joins PMC-Sierra as VP of finance

Juniper Delivers VOIP in Korea
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

SK Telecom selects Juniper Networks IP mobile backbone to deliver first wireless voice-over-IP services in Korea

Sprint Links UK Academics
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Sprint signs two-year deal with the UK's UKERNA to provide academic and research institutions with high-speed Internet

Multilink Intros Modulator Driver
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Multilink announces 12.5 Gbit/s Electrical Return-to-Zero Modulator Driver for next-generation transport

Cypress Unveils Next-Gen DSE
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

Cypress intros Datapath Switching Element family, targeting wireless basestation, storage subsystem, and WAN switch applications

IDT Ships IP Co-Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2002

IDT augments family of pin- and software-compatible devices with high-density, high-performance IP co-processor in a 256Kx72 configuration

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