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Modulight Debuts DFB Laser
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2003

Modulight launches uncooled 1310nm DFB laser, designed for Sonet OC3 to OC48, SDH STM-1 to STM-16, GigE and FC applications

MCI Reorg Plan Approved
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2003

Bankruptcy Court Judge approves MCI's Plan of Reorganization, setting the stage for its emergence from Chapter 11

ARO Intros Polarizers
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2003

Alpine Research Optics (ARO) debuts a new series of high-performance, high-damage-threshold polarizers for solid state lasers

Koncent Patents Circulator
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2003

Koncent Communication has been issued a US patent for its four-port bidirectional circulator for optical communication systems

SMC Unleashes TigerSwitch
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2003

SMC Networks debuts the TigerSwitch 10/100 Standalone L3 24-port Managed Switch

FTTH Council Defends RUS Loans
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Fiber-to-the-Home Council urges Congress to maintain the mandatory funding level for broadband loans provided in last year's Farm Bill

Outlook Brightens for Euro Carriers
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

European incumbent service provider capex spending down 12% to €33.3B, revenue up 2% in 2003

F5 Offers Stock
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

F5 Networks makes public offering of 4.5M shares of common stock

BlazePhotonics Debuts Hollow Fiber
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

BlazePhotonics offers a new 800nm hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

SBG Acquires DigiLens IP
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

SBG Labs buys DigiLens’ optical component patents and trademarks at an open bid foreclosure sale held by a syndicate of DigiLens' lenders

BFi Distributes Oluma Taps
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

BFi Optilas offers Oluma's Multimode Integrated Tap Sensor, a compact, non-invasive MM power monitor with unmatched performance

LanOptics Shrinks Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Revenues were $467K, up from $143K in last year's Q3, for a net loss of $686K ($0.08/share), up from a loss of $5.4M ($0.68/share) in 3Q02

Lightconnect Adds New ROADM
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

LightConnect debuts a MEMS-based Dynamic Channel Equalizer, enabling full-wavelength tunability for DWDM at static OADM prices

Tiscali Offers London LINX
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Tiscali's IP-Flow service creates a 'virtual' presence at the London Internet Exchange (LINX) for service providers and carriers w5rldwide

Lucent Deploys CDMA in Moscow
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Lucent completes deployment of 450MHz CDMA2000 1X network for Moscow Cellular Communications

Galaxy Scientific Picks Sprint VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Sprint to deliver the backbone for an extensive VPN, managed internally by Galaxy Scientific, connecting its offices nationwide

F5 Q4 Beats Projections
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Revenue were $31.6M, up 17% from last year's Q4, for net income of $1.4M ($0.05/share), up from a loss of $423K ($0.02/share) last year

Corrigent Opens Tokyo Office
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Corrigent Systems opens sales and support office in Tokyo, targeting demand for packet-ADM transport solutions for metro networks

Ericsson Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Sales were SEK28.0B, down 16% from last year's Q3, for a net loss of SEK3.9B (SEK0.25/share), down from a loss of SEK5.0B

Broadwing Lights Up Florida
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Lighting additional 1,200-mile all-optical route along the eastern coast of Florida extends all-optical core from Atlanta to Miami

Zhone Settles With HeliOss
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Zhone Technologies and HeliOss Communications settle mutual claims; Zhone restates quarter ended Sept. 30, 2003, increasing net loss

NEC Explains Growth Strategy
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

NEC targets growth by expanding globally and supporting the advent of the ubiquitous networked society

SonicWall, Cavium Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Companies team to deliver SonicWall's future platforms using Cavium’s highly programmable next-generation System on a Chip (SoC) processors

Intense Wins Defense Research Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Intense wins an £80,000 research contract from BAE Systems for the new Defence Technology Centre on Electromagnetic Remote Sensing

Alcatel Q3 Sales Slip
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Net sales were €3.0B, down from €3.5B in last year's Q3, for a net loss of €284M (€0.23/share), down from a loss of €1.4B (€1.13/share)

Nissho Distributes Xtellus
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Nissho Electronics enters into an agreement relationship with Xtellus to distribute its dynamic optical components in Japan

ADVA Q3 Profit Up
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

Revenues were €23.0M, up from €22.0M in 3Q02, for net income of €1.0M (€0.03/share), up from a net loss of €0.1M (€0.00/share) last year

NEXT Picks FiberNet VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2003

UK retail chains NEXT selects Fibernet to deploy a national 'any-to-any' managed MPLS IP VPN

BellSouth Offers VOIP for SMBs
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

BellSouth expands comprehensive voice portfolio, offering packaged solutions with VOIP capabilities for small and medium businesses

Net.com, Atreus Team on QOS
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Net.com parters with Atreus Systems to offer QOS-enabled IP service delivery systems to meet the requirements of DSL Forum's TR59 spec

NetScreen Reports Record Q4 Revs
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Revenues were a record $71.6M, up 74.4% on 4Q02, for net income of $7.1M ($0.09/share), up from a loss of $925,000 ($0.01/share)

Nortel, BellSouth Team for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Nortel and BellSouth to provide SMBs and and branch offices with flexible, cost-effective voice and data convergence options

Carriers Converge at OIF Meeting
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

New technical projects at the OIF's quarterly meeting address carrier requirements and integratable tunable laser assembly

Mindspeed Reduces Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Revenues were $23.2M, down from $24.9M in 4Q02, for net loss of $32.2M ($0.35/share), down from a loss of $149.4M ($1.69/share)

CTBC Selects Juniper E-Series
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

CTBC to deploy Juniper's E-series routing platform in its next-gen NetSuper network, to deliver advanced IP-based broadband services

Fabrinet to Make Lasers for K2
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

K2 Optronics outsources the manufacture of its EC-48 external cavity lasers (ECL) to Fabrinet

OFS Sues Alcatel Over Fiber Patent
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

OFS charges patent infringement, seeks damages and injunction to stop the sale of Alcatel's TeraLight Metro and TeraLight Ultra fibers

Telefonica Picks Juniper Routers
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Telefonica selects Juniper's E-, M- and T-series routing platforms for next-gen backbone network to enable VOIP services in Brazil

Wanforce Offers Free Gear, Installation
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Wanforce to provide free hardware and installation for all Sprint, MCI, Qwest, Savvis, and New Edge voice and data service orders

Lucent Expands T-Systems Backbone
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

T-Systems selects Lucent Technologies to expand capacity of its Telekom Global Net optical backbone in North America

Harmonic Prices Offer
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Harmonic prices public offering of 9M shares of common stock at $7.40 per share, for a total price of $66.6M

New Focus Narrows Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Revenues were $7.7M, up from $6.7M in last year's Q3, for a net loss of $4.4M ($0.07/share), down from a loss of $56.5M ($0.74/share)

Hitachi First-Half Sales Rise
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

In the first half of 2003, net sales rose 3%, to ¥4.0T (US$36.4B), for net income of ¥5.3B (US$49M), 5% lower than in 1H02

Molex to Buy Connecteurs Cinch
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Molex reaches tentative agreement to buy the assets and business of Connecteurs Cinch and its subsidiaries from the Snecma Group

Telindus Sees Security Apathy
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

New research says 90% of businesses see information theft as a major threat, but only 45% have formal security policies in place

Opnet Posts Record Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Revenue were a record $13.4M, up from $11.1M in last year's Q2, for record EPS of $0.07, up from $0.03 in 2Q03

Copper Mountain Cuts Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Revenues were $3.7M, up a bit from $3.3M in last year's Q3, for a net loss of $2.3M ($0.40/share), down from a loss of $8.1M ($1.50/share)

ADVA Intros CWDM Card
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

New 8-channel CWDM card for its FSP 2000 system cuts network costs with next-gen universal transponder design and SFP transceivers

Sycamore Demos GMPLS
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Sycamore Networks successfully demonstrates GMPLS multi-vendor interoperability in Isocore's IP/Optical Integration demonstration

NetScreen Claims Bigger Market Share
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

IDC says NetScreen gained 6.9% factory revenue market share from 2Q02 to 2Q03, reaching 16%, while its competitors' shares declined

Micromuse Boosts Q4 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Revenues were $33.3M, up 33% from last year's Q4, for net income of $1.8M ($0.02/share), up from a net loss of $17.7M ($0.24/share)

Ixia Shoots the Moon
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Ixia's leadership in IPv6 performance and conformance testing demonstrated at the Moonv6 interoperability event

City Builds Municipal Fiber Ring
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

The City of Homestead begins construction of redundant fiber optic ring to create largest metropolitan Intranet in Florida

Net.com, Cisco Amend Licensing Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Net.com completes the third amendment to its licensing agreement for the use of Cisco's IOS in its platforms, establishing new pricing

Equant Q3 Revenues Drop
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

Revenues were $712M, down 2.6% from 3Q02, with growth in network services offset by declines in integration services and other services

France Telecom Q3 Revs Slip
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

France Telecom's revenues amounted to €11.65B, a 2.7% decrease from 3Q02; the other numbers are probably in there somewhere

GX Networks Acquires Pipex
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2003

GX Networks acquires Pipex Internet for approximately £55M, raising about £27.7M by way of an institutional placing

AMCC Completes JNI Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

AMCC completes its first step into the storage networking world, doesn't say much else

Taiyo Yuden Picks Sprint VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Global manufacturer of electronic components selects Sprint to connect US, Japanese operations with voice-over-IP services

Alloptic Turns Triple Play Down Under
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Bright Telecommunications brings 'triple-play' voice, video, and data services to Western Australia residents, using Alloptic solution

Compound Semi Recovery Coming
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Kline says the worst is past for chips made of materials such as gallium arsenide, indium phosphide, and silicon germanium

ATCA to Be Worth $3.7B in 2007
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

A new report from RHK says products based on the new AdvancedTCA series of specifications will be worth $3.7B in 2007

Cisco Stock Optioners Sue
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Participants in employee stock options plans sue over Cisco's failure to recommend hedging strategies to protect their investments

Probe: Gloom Lifting on Long Haul
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Global long-haul optical equipment market to grow to $3.2B by 2008 as carriers begin to recover from the capacity glut, says Probe Group

MSF Celebrates 5th Birthday
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Multiservice Switching Forum (MSF) throws party in Vancouver to celebrate its fifth anniversary and talk about the future

Quarry Joins Isocore Lab
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Quarry Technologies joins the Isocore Internetworking Lab to validate its iQ-series products with leading IP and MPLS networking equipment

Cisco Touts Financial Customers
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Financial services firms select Cisco IP communications system to drive operational efficiency and enhance productivity

Battle Creek Touts Own Network
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Small Midwestern city is big on bandwidth with new OC48 optical Ethernet fiber ring and an OC12 sub-ring at W.K. Kellogg Airport

EMC, Nortel Do Business Continuity
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

EMC, Nortel Networks unveil new joint business continuity services to help enterprises make more efficient use of optical MANs, WANs

Moto Makes 4-Mbit MRAM
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Motorola has produced the world's first 4-megabit magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) chip, now sampling with customers

Agere Finally Posts Profit in Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Revenues were $504M, up 3% from a year ago, for earnings of $11M ($0.01/share), up from a loss of $885M for its first profit since IPO

Juniper, Lucent Team on IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Jointly developed IP VPN solution delivers software integration and the ability to deliver ATM services over an IP/MPLS core network

Bookham Triples Q3 Revs, Still Loses
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Revenues were £23.1M (US$37.1M), up 204% from last year's Q3, for a net loss of £29.2M (US$47.0M), or £0.14 (US$0.23) per share

Redback Gets Support for Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommends its clients vote in favor of Redback's proposed out-of-court financial restructuring

Packet Design Gets Japan Distributor
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Packet Design signs an agreement naming Toyo Corp. of Tokyo as the exclusive distributor of its products in Japan

Verizon Q3 Profits Fall
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Revenues were $17.2B, up 1% from last year's Q3, for earnings of $1.8B ($0.64/share), down from last year's earnings of $4.4B

Equant Wins Swiss VPN Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Equant completes the first phase of implementation for a global IP VPN solution and corporate mail system for Landis+Gyr in 26 countries

MPLS 2003 Kicks Off in DC
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Isocore announces the opening of the MPLS 2003 International Conference in Washington, DC, featuring Isocore's Internetworking Lab

Healthcare Firm Picks TWT for Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Time Warner Telecom wins a five-year contract to deliver local metro Ethernet data services to HCA/HealthONE in Denver

Canoga Perkins Extends LANs
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Canoga Perkins announces the long-range, fully managed EdgeAccess L351 10/100BaseT Ethernet Service Unit (ESU)

Siemens Funds IP Unity
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

IP Unity gets a strategic investment from Siemens Venture Capital to enable new product delivery and support for market expansion

Tellabs Demos IP-Optical Integration
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Tellabs proves IP/MPLS data expertise at the Isocore Internetworking Lab's IP-optical integration test

Glimmerglass Launches Fiber Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2003

Glimmerglass announces system 300E Layer 1 fiber switch for high-performance enterprise applications

JDS Prices $400M in Notes
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Offers up a pack of zero coupon convertible notes due 2010

Accelerant Improves SerDes
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Accelerant Networks debuts the world's highest-performance, lowest-power SerDes device for backplane applications

Crimson Microsystems De-Stealths
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Startup emerges from stealth mode touting 'microcommunications processors,' firing photon torpedoes at Starship Enterprise

PMC Adds to GHz Processor Line
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

PMC-Sierra adds 1-Gigahertz, single-CPU, 64-bit, MIPS-based microprocessors with multiple I/O interfaces to RM9000 family

Wintegra Wins With Fujitsu
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Fujitsu selects Wintegra's WinPath Access Packet Processor to perform network processor functions in its GeoStream Access Gateway MSP

QLogic Picks Intel's XPAK
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

QLogic has chosen the Intel TXN17209 Multi-Mode XPAK Optical Transceiver to provide 10-Gbit/s connectivity for its SANbox 5200

JNI Settles Shareholder Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

JNI settles shareholder litigation opposing merger with Applied Micro Circuits Corp.; merger still subject to stockholder approval

Mangrove Picks NComm WAN Interface
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Mangrove Systems uses NComm's Telecommunications Management Software suite of wide-area network (WAN) interface solutions

Neoteris Ships 1,000th SSL VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Neoteris announces the 1,000th revenue shipment of its Instant Virtual Extranet (IVE) appliance, for which it has over 600 customers

Italtel Names General Manager
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Italtel appoints Mauro Righetti, most recently the founder of Smart Venture Partners, as general manager and member of the board

Juniper Calls for Note Redemption
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Juniper Networks calls for partial redemption of $400M of its 4.75% convertible subordinated notes due March 15, 2007

Veeco Revenues Slip in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Sales were $63.1M, down 13% from last year's Q3, for a net loss of $2.1M ($0.07/share), exactly the same as in 3Q02

Entropic Names President/CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Patrick Henry cries, 'Give me a job as president and CEO of Entropic Communications, or give me death!' Fortunately, they hire him

Verizon Picks Lucent Sonet ADMs
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Verizon to deploy the Lucent Metropolis DMX and LambdaUnite MultiService Switch to help evolve its next-gen Sonet network

CommScope Buys Avaya ACS
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

CommScope to acquire Avaya's Connectivity Solutions (ACS) business for approximately $263M in cash and securities

Cavium, MontaVista Team on VPNs
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Cavium Networks and MontaVista Software announce a combined solution that offers 2-3x faster IPsec VPN performance on Intel IXP4XX NPUs

Ciena Adds Escon to Online Edge
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Ciena adds Escon multiplexing to its Online Edge platform for remote connectivity in SANs, as part of its LightWorks services strategy

Koncent Intros CATV/Metro Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Koncent announces new CATV/metro access solution that operates over a temperature range of -40 to 85 degrees Celcius

Conexon Interfaces With Cedar Point
News Wire Feed | 10/27/2003

Interactive Enterprise completes interoperability of its PacketCable Call Management Server interface with Cedar Point's Safari C3 for VOIP

Heavy Reading Takes on OSS
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2003

433 service provider and enterprise employees speak out on who they recognize and who they perceive as market leaders among 160 vendors

Net.com Manages NATO Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2003

Net.com to supply the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) with its Promina and Scream bandwidth management platforms

Extreme Returns to Profitability in Q1
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2003

Revenues were $87.4M, down from $100.6M in 1Q03, but net income of $2.6M ($0.02/share) was up sharply from a loss of $4.0M ($0.04/share)

Alcatel to Sell Two Plants
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2003

Alcatel intends to sell its manufacturing facilities in Saintes and Coutances, ditching the approximately 520 employees who work there

Si-Light Unveils Silicon LEDs
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2003

Si-Light announces silicon LEDs -- lowest cost, better performance, and CMOS compatibility enable wide range of new applications

UTStarcom Reports Record Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Sales were $584.4M, up 44% sequentially and 120% year-over-year, for income of $59.1M ($0.46/share), up from $30.8M ($0.27/share) in 3Q02

Vitesse Posts Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Reports losses of $36M on revenues of $42.8M, compared with losses of $95M on revenues of $39.7M a year ago

Nortel Posts Small Q3 Profit
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Preliminary results show net earnings of $179M ($0.04/share) on revenues of $2.27B; statements for past 14 quarters to be restated

JDS Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Losses continue at $28.1M, or 2 cents per share, while revenues hit $147M versus $193M a year ago

TriQuint Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Revenues of $78.8M beats guidance, but losses continue at 4 cents per share; optoelectronics grows 7.6%

AMCC Q2 Losses Continue
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

AMCC reports revenues of $25.2M and losses of $22.9M, compared with revenues of $30.2M and losses of $72.4M a year ago

Distributel Switches to Tekelec
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Distributel selects Tekelec's SanteraOne switches for local and long-distance switching in Canada

Alcatel Does VPLS for MPLS Show
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Alcatel to enable Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) for attendees at MPLS 2003 Conference and Exhibition in Washington

Force10 Names Services VP
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Force10 Networks hires Bahman Sohrabi as VP of global services

Ciena Counts Storage Over Optical Wins
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Ciena announces several new customers and key channel partners through its Ottawa-based Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG)

Metrowerks Supports Moto Processors
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Metrowerks CodeWarrior tool suite products to support entire line of security-enhanced Motorola PowerQUICC processors

EXFO Unveils 10G Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering intros 10+ Gbit/s Multi-Rate EPX6100 Transceiver with deep channelization and mixed payload concatenations

C-COR Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Net sales were $56.8M, up from $44.6M in 1Q03, for net income of $4.8M ($0.13/share), up from a net loss of $7.3M ($0.20/share)

AFOP Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Revenues were $3M, down from $3.1M in 3Q02, for a net loss of $1.93M ($0.05/share), down from a loss of $5.32M ($0.15/share) last year

Symantec Beats Q2 Expectations
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Revenues were a better-than-expected $429M, up 32% from last year, for net income of $83M ($0.49/share), up from $52M ($0.33/share)

3SAE, Ericsson Enhance Splicer
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Ericsson and 3SAE have created an automated software solution for splicing large fibers in the Ericsson FSU 995 series fusion splicer

Isocore Validates IP-Optical
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Internetworking Lab completes IP-optical integration technology validation featuring IP services over an intelligent optical core

OIF Secures Management Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Members have approved an agreement defining security methods for management interfaces to Network Elements (NEs)

Spirent Helps Defense Test
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

To help Department of Defense evaluate next-gen IPv6 technology for support of network-centric military operations

Sprint Reports Q3 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Net loss for the third quarter was $498 million versus net income of $519 million for the same period last year

Swisscom Cuts 655 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Falling prices and a lack of growth opportunities will force Swisscom to further improve efficiency and reduce headcounts in 2004

GDA Intros Intel Design Kit
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

GDA Technologies releases its Reference Design Kit for the Intel IXP2400 and Intel IXP2800 network processors

Ixia Touts 10-Gig Test
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Ixia test platform enables first successful transcontinental test from CERN in Geneva to Carleton University in Ottawa

Redback Gets $30M Credit
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

Redback Networks announces credit facility commitment letter and extension from Nasdaq to comply with minimum bid price requirement

Marconi Reports Q2 Sales
News Wire Feed | 10/23/2003

6 per cent sequential sales increase to £389M (1Q04: £367M); maintaining cautious view on potential volatility in near-term market

TeraChip Plugs Into ATCA
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Switch-fabric vendor shows off an AdvancedTCA system based around a 160-Gbit/s switching card

Xelerated, Teradiant Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Xelerated's network processor and Teradiant's traffic manager team up for metro Ethernet applications

Ashley Laurent Supports Hifn
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Embedded software provider adds Hifn support to its BroadWay Integrated Services Software VPN

Hifn Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Records losses of $5.8M, or 53 cents per share, on revenues of $6.2M

Corning Profits in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Revenues of $772M exceed the company's guidance; net income clocks in at $33M, or 2 cents per share

Oplink Q1 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Revenues climb 21 percent to $7.2M, while losses clock in at $2.3M, or 2 cents per share

Foundry Posts Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Foundry's revenues are up 33% to $101.7 Million, and it hits record gross margins of 67%

Metalink Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Revenues slightly up at $3.4M; losses slightly down at $3.4M

Oplink Acquires RedClover
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Components supplier picks up a transponder startup for $250,000 in cash

LeCroy Upgrades Analyzers
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

LeCroy adds the fastest serial data pattern trigger in the oscilloscope industry to its series of Serial Data Analyzers (SDA)

DenseLight Offers PON Components
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

DenseLight Semiconductors tosses its hat the PON component ring

ITWorx Upgrades WAN Monitoring
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

ITWorx ipgrades its free NetCelera Scout WAN monitoring software for network administrators

Lucent Posts Q4 Profit
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Company reports first profitable quarter since March 2000

Verizon Packages Network Associates
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Verizon Online offers Network Associates' McAfee Online Security Services to its business broadband users

Colt Launches ATM/Frame Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Offers cheap ATM and Frame Relay services via uncontended DSL lines in the UK, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Norway

Sprint Supplies VPN for FBI
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Sprint wins a three-year deal to provide IP VPN services nationwide to support the FBI's Digital Collection System Network (DCSNet)

BellSouth Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Consolidated revenues were $5.7B, up 5.4% from $5.4B in 3Q02, for net income of $936M ($0.51/share), up from $640M ($0.34/share) last year

Avici Posts Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2003

Revenues increase to $10.5M, up 44% from $7.3M last year, but it still posts a net loss of $9.1M, or $0.75 per share

Sandia Picks Foundry for 10GE
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Sandia National Labs plans to hook the BigIron MG8 switch to the Red Storm supercomputer

Riverstone Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Hires Roger Barnes, formerly of Solid Information Technology and Cylink, as executive vice president and chief financial officer

CoSine Adds Sales Exec
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

RBOC and 3Com veteran Jerry Jalaba joins the company as senior vice president of worldwide sales

CoSine Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Losses of $8.2M on revenues of $4M, compared with losses of $9M on revenues of $5.2M a year ago

AFC Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Earnings and net income rose, but international carrier cuts affected results

Time Warner Wins Air Force Voice
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Time Warner Telecom has won a $2.15M contract for 40,000 lines of voice on three bases

Saudi Aramco Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Saudi Aramco Oil selects Alcatel’s multiprotocol platform to power growth of IP traffic

Seminole Selects ADVA
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Seminole County, Florida, adopts ADVA gear through Siemens

Pembroke Gets AFC FiberDirect
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Access provider deploys AFC PON plug-in with integrated voice gateway

C-COR and Alloptic Join on FTTP
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

C-COR has a corner on reselling Alloptic PONs in FTTP solutions in certain markets worldwide

SBC Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Boasts more SDL growth, subscriber gains in wireless and long distance, plus access progress

AT&T Posts Q3 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

An audit uncovered errors resulting in $125M in misreported charges

HyWire Teams With Infineon, Xilinx
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Search-engine startup announces compatibility with Infineon specialty DRAMs and a demo based on a Xilinx FPGA

Cisco Does VOIP for Polish Border Guard
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

The Polish Border Guard creates Poland's largest IP telephony network using Cisco technology along its 3,449km state border

Lucent Helps T-Com Offer Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Lucent enables T-Com customers to connect corporate LANs across Germany using an Ethernet over optical solution

Belgian Cable Co Picks ADC Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Belgium's Ideatel selects ADC's Cuda CMTS and FastFlow Broadband Provisioning Manager (BPM) for the regions of Mons and the Center

Xelerated Unveils 20G Net Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

X11 integrates 10-Gbit/s MACs with a XAUI interface to target midrange enterprise and low-end metro Ethernet designs

Anritsu Intros O/E Calibration Module
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Anritsu debuts an optical to electrical (O/E) calibration module that transforms vector network analyzers into lightwave component analyzers

IP Infusion Shoots the Moonv6
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

IP Infusion's ZebOS routing software put to the test in the UNH-IOL's Moonv6 IPv6 interoperability and application demonstration event

Moto Adds More Security
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Integrated security engine added to Motorola's high-performance PowerQUICC III processor family to accelerate security throughput

Sonus Completes SS7 Testing
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Key products pass standards conformance and interoperabilty tests conducted by BTexact

LVL7 Closes $15.8M B Round
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2003

Carlyle leads investment in merchant IP software company

Lucent Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Lucent Technologies appoints Ronald A. Williams, president of Aetna, to its board of directors

Corrent Fights DDoS Attacks
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Company claims its firewall/VPN accelerator can perform even during a distributed denial of service attack

Encore, Future Visions Team Up
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Encore Networks and Future Visions align to offer broadband IP+legacy VPN solutions over satellite networks

New Edge Courts C&W Customers
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

New Edge Networks is offering Cable & Wireless customers a safe haven and incentives to avoid a proposed service cutoff in December

Redline Introduces OverDrive
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

The Web optimization startup has developed a new programmable environment to accelerate applications

Bell Canada Deploys Lucent Stinger
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Bell Canada uses Lucent's Stinger Compact Remote to expand its Sympatico High Speed Internet service to a broader base of customers

Network Electronics Wins in Romania
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Romanian carrier Adisam agrees to use Network Electronics' Flashlink CWDM system

Agilent Offers 'My Infiniium' Software
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Agilent's new software enables customization of its Infiniium oscilloscopes, on-site laboratory analysis of analog and mixed signals

Agilent Validates IPv6
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Agilent Technologies' new IPv6 routing test equipment successfully validates emerging protocol at Moonv6 multi-vendor test event

Agilent Helps OEwaves Raise $6M
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

OEwaves secures $6M in Series C funding, including investment from Agilent Technologies' venture unit; two join OEwaves' board

PortWise Pockets €8M Funding
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

European SSL VPN market leader PortWise secures €8M in Series B funding, led by new investor Cazenove Private Equity

2Wire Acquires Sugar Media
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

2Wire acquires digital media specialist Sugar Media to accelerate delivery of voice, data, and entertainment services over DSL

Peribit Scores $10M Funding
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Peribit Networks secures $10M in its fourth round of financing, led by WK Technology Fund, bringing the total raised to $42M

IDT Intros Search Engine
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

IDT offers monolithic NSEs in 18-Mbit/s and 9-Mbit/s configurations with dual Network Processor Forum (NPF) Look Aside interfaces

Wintegra Intros DSLAM Solution
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Wintegra launches new control plane code and access packet processors, creating a total DSLAM solution of software and silicon

Quellan Cancels Gigabit Noise
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Quellan announces the first Gigabit noise canceller, cancelling unwanted crosstalk noise in a multi-Gigabit backplane

Cypress Adds Search Engines
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Cypress Semiconductor expands its portfolio of search-system solutions with NPU-based and algorithmic NSEs

Mindspeed Intros SHDSL Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Mindspeed announces ZipWire, the industry's first multi-mode, voice-pair gain SHDSL transceiver with improved line utilization

StarGen Plays War Games
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

BAE Systems to use StarGen's StarFabric as the backplane interconnect solution for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter electronic warfare systems

TeraChip, Teradiant Team on 40G
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

TeraChip and Teradiant to demonstrate fully integrated traffic manager and switch fabric technology for 40-Gbit/s line cards

MetaSwitch, Wave 7 Team Up
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

MetaSwitch and Wave7 Optics create a joint solution to provide superior voice-over-packet services in FTTP deployments

Ikanos Sees Shipments Spike
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Shipments for Ikanos' SmartLeap VDSL-DMT chipsets have increased more than 200% since DMT was named the standard of choice for VDSL

Alacritech Secures $3M in Credit
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

The Technology and Life Sciences Division of Comerica Bank provides Alacritech with a $3M revolving line of credit

Xelerated Launches Search Engines
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Xelerated offers two DRAM-based search engines, enabling high-density line cards and service cards with large IPv4/IPv6 forwarding tables

Packet Design Supports BGP
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Packet Design adds Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing analysis to Route Explorer, allowing users to view the entire IP network at once

NetScreen Adds Deep Inspection
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

NetScreen's new Deep Inspection firewall and Security Manager 2004 to provide advanced security for complex application-level attacks

Check Point Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Revenues were $106.3M, up from $103.6M in last year's Q3, for earnings of $0.23 per share, down from $0.25 in 3Q02

Lucent Boosts China's Handyphones
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Lucent Technologies wins contracts to expand Personal Handyphone System networks for China Telecom in Fuzhou, Xiamen, and Quanzhou

Juniper Expands Board
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Juniper Networks appoints Robert M. Calderoni, chairman and CEO of Ariba, to its board of directors

Foundry Contributes to IPv6 Demo
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Foundry NetIron routers contribute to Moonv6, a collaborative project to build and demonstrate the largest-ever IPv6 network in the US

AMCC Debuts Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

AMCC unveils the Packet Routing Switch (PRS) 80G chipset, enabling system services in packet-over-Sonet and Ethernet applications

'K' Line Renews With Equant
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Equant wins a three-year, $2.6M contract renewal with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ('K' Line) for MPLS-based IP VPN network in nine countries

Coriolis Wins Ethernet Services Project
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

D&E Communications picks Coriolis's OptiFlow platform to deliver economical Ethernet service solution to Lancaster General Hospital

Bay Micro Intros Classifier Chip
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Bay Microsystems announces OC192/OC48 programmable classification processor; delivers solution to interop with AMCC's new switch fabric

MCI Extends Digex Offer Again
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

For about the third time, MCI extends the deadline for its tender offer for all outstanding Digex shares; now expires October 31

Level 3 Launches Remote Access
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Level 3 Communications leverages its softswitch platform for a new remote access service for US businesses, called 'eRAS'

Colt Wins Swift Members
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

More than 300 members of the Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (Swift) in Europe have picked Colt for IP VPNs

Sprint Expands Bay Area Rings
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

Sprint has begun routing traffic on three additional MAN rings in the San Francisco Bay area, adding to the two existing rings

AT&T Wins Swift Members
News Wire Feed | 10/20/2003

More than 280 members of the Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (Swift) have picked AT&T for global VPN services

Foundry Names Indy Director
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2003

Not Indiana Jones, but rather Alan Earhart, who has been named an independent member of the board and audit committee chairperson

Xponent Raises $18M
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2003

Xponent Photonics closes Series C with $18M from El Dorado Ventures, Morgenthaler Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, and Walden International

Comcore Debuts WDMs
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2003

China's Comcore Technologies announces 980nm WDMs with ultra-wideband and ultra-low insertion loss

Larscom Ships Orion 7400
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2003

Larscom's Orion 7400 Ethernet over Sonet (EoS) optical edge access device begins customer trials

Sanitec Picks Equant IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2003

Equant to deliver an MPLS-based IP VPN network and related security management services to European 'bathroom solution supplier' Sanitec

Acterna Emerges From Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2003

Coming out of Chapter 11, Acterna names new board, consisting of Todd Arden, Alain Couder, James Gaffney, Edward Horowitz, and John Peeler

Qwest Financial Restatements Complete
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2003

Qwest has completed the restatement of its 2001 and 2000 financials and has filed a 10-K with the SEC

HR Sets Course to Convergence
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Heavy Reading report analyzes the convergence strategies and ability to deliver of the six leading equipment vendors

VideoTele Encodes, Decodes, Scores
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

VideoTele.com introduces its M2-10 line of encoders and decoders for delivering local video content; announces first customer

Harmonic Reports Q3, Offering
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Net sales were $47.3M, up from $37.0M in 3Q02, for net loss of $7.5M ($0.12/share); proposes public offering of 7.5M shares of common stock

Ixia Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues were $21.6M, up 28.3% from last year's Q3, for net income of $2.4M ($0.04/share), up from $1.2M ($0.02/share) for 3Q02

MRV to Raise $5M in Stock Sale
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

MRV Communications will raise about $5M through the sale of 1,667,000 newly issued shares of common stock to institutional investors

Zarlink Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues were $46.6M, up 1% from $46.2M in 2Q03, for a net loss of $18.9M ($0.15/share), down from a loss of $11.9M ($0.10/share)

Broadcom Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues were $425.6M, up 46.8% from $290.0M in 3Q02, for net loss of $6.3M ($0.02/share), up from a loss of $183.3M ($0.68/share) in 3Q02

PMC-Sierra Profits in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues climb slightly to $63M, while GAAP net income hits $3.2M, or 2 cents per share

VSK Photonics Intros ROSAs
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

VSK Photonics debuts a line of receiver optical sub-assemblies (ROSAs) for 10-Gbit/s fiber optic communication systems

Telkonet Appoints COO
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Telkonet appoints David Powell, former SVP of Tellabs' Network Enhancing Technologies Solutions division, as chief operating officer

StockerYale Reverse Split Approved
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Shareholders approve StockerYale's reverse stock split in order to remain in compliance with Nasdaq's minimum bid price

Infonetics Sees Security Boom
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

VPN and security product and service spending in Europe to jump 69% between 2003 and 2007, from $10.7B to $18.1B, says Infonetics

BinOptics Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

BinOptics names Harvey Spreckman, cofounder of Xoptix and Tsunami Optics, as vice president of sales

QoSmetrix Intros WLAN, IP Testers
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

QoSmetrix launches test solution for wireless LAN and agent-based technology allowing remote end-to-end troubleshooting of IP networks

Cypress Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues were $216.6M, up 6% last year's Q3, for net income of $17.3M ($0.12/share), up from a loss of $55.1M ($0.45/share) in 3Q02

GSA Won't Debar Sprint
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

The General Services Administration's Agency Suspension and Debarment Official has decided not to propose debarment for Sprint

Reliance Buys FLAG Telecom
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Reliance Gateway Net, a subsidiary of Reliance Infocomm, to buy 100% of FLAG's shares at $95.61 apiece (a 50% premium), or $207M in all

FCC OKs SBC for LD in Midwest
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

The FCC gives SBC the go-ahead to offer long-distance services in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin

IBM Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues were $21.5B, up 9% from $19.8 in last year's Q3, for earnings of $1.02 per share, up 3% from last year's $0.99 per share

Equant Moves HQ
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Equant moves its Reston, Va., office to Dulles Corner in Herndon, Va.

Exar Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues were $16.2M, down 14.5% from last year, for a net loss of $4.4M ($0.11/share), down from a loss of $35.3M in 2Q03 ($0.89/share)

Zhone Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Revenues were $22.2M, up 8% sequentially from $20.5M in Q2, for a loss of $1.9M ($0.12/share), down from $6.5M ($0.44/share) in Q2

Highwave Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

HighWave Optical Technologies reports Q2 revenue of €0.95M, up 18% sequentially

Hotel Chain Picks Equant IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts enlists Equant to provide an IP VPN connecting 60 sites in more than 17 countries around the world

Lantern Demos 10-Gig Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Lantern Communications demos the industry's lowest-priced 10-Gigabit Ethernet Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) system at USTA Telecom '03

Lenslet Releases Optical DSP
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Lenslet demos EnLight, the world's first commercial optical digital signal processor (DSP), at the Milcom exhibition in Boston

Radcom Helps With SIPop!
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Radcom's convergence technology analysis and simulation tools measure network performance for multi-vendor SIPop! demonstration

Sorrento Expands Board
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Sorrento Networks elects James Donald Herzog and Tom Schilling to its board of directors, bringing its total number of directors to seven

Inkra Upgrades Virtual Security
News Wire Feed | 10/16/2003

Inkra Networks boosts its Virtual Service Switch (VSS) system software, enhancing security risk analysis, IDP and VPN performance

Net.com Signs with NATO, Cisco
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Company reports a win with NATO and updates its IOS license with Cisco

Redback Reports on 3Q03
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Net revenue for the third quarter of 2003 was $27.4 million, compared with $17.4 million for the third quarter of 2002

Net.com Reports on 2Q04
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Total revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2004 was $31.9 million, compared to $28.1 million for the same period last year

In-Stat Looks at Metro Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

MSPP vendors helping service providers make metro Ethernet a reality, reports In-Stat/MDR

E2O Ships Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Small Form Factor (SFF) and Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) singlemode transceiver product family of 1310nm and 1550nm components

Check Point Targets Small Biz
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

New [email protected] appliances address Internet security requirements of small businesses with three to 75 concurrent network users

Luciol Has New Tester
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

New dispersion analyzer from Luciol Instruments is the first field test, portable, single unit to measure both PMD and CD

E2O Goes Long
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Unveils long-wavelength (1310nm and 1550nm) versions of its transceivers, using Fabry-Perot and DFB lasers

Ixia Validates Force10 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Force10 E-Series switch/routers have been verified at line-rate 10-Gig Ethernet throughput by Ixia

Swedes, Japanese Team Up
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

PacketFront announces alliance with one of Japan’s largest systems integrators, Soliton

Juniper Does Vision Thing
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Infranet Initiative describes a public network that combines the ubiquity of the Internet with the security of a private network

Tellabs Q3 Revenues Up
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

Third-quarter 2003 revenues rose 5% to $245 million from $234 million in the second quarter

Arbinet Launches Settlement Service
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

RapidClear settlement service allows members to collect receivable payments within as little as two business days

Report: Dispersion Compensation Growth
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

ElectroniCast says filter-based devices market to increase from an estimated $580,000 in 1999 to $30 million in 2005

Sun Teams With TekVizion
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2003

TekVizion provides integration and interoperability services in the development of Sun’s iForce solution for simplifying service delivery

SwitchCore Packs 28 GigE Ports
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

New line of Gigabit Ethernet switch chips feature lots of ports and built-in traffic classification for QoS

Loytec, NEC Team on Automation
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Loytec Electronics and NEC jointly develop a high-performance, low-cost micro controller for networked devices in building automation

ITXC Wins in Sri Lanka
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

ITXC and Lanka Bell sign an agreement for bilateral exchange of international voice traffic to and from Sri Lanka over ITXC.net

Intel Q3 Revenues Climb
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Revenues up 20 percent year-over-year to $7.8B, while net income jumps to $1.7B, or 25 cents per share

Agere Debuts 10G SerDes for SAN
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Agere Systems' serializer/deserializer (SerDes) core delivers 1- through 10-Gbit/s performance on one chip for storage area networking

Alcatel Intros VOIP Design Tool
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Alcatel delivers a new software analysis tool enabling enterprises to evaluate IP telephony migration

Transmode Banks $10M
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Transmode Systems closes $10M financing round, led by Pod Holding

Telehouse Taps FiberNet for Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Telehouse America utilizes FiberNet Telecom Group to provide Ethernet service to the New York International Internet Exchange (NYIIX)

AT&T Wins AP Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

AT&T to provide a seamless global IP VPN that will connect the 242 Associated Press (AP) bureaus worldwide, in a $2M, three-year deal

MCI Appoints Chief Ethics Officer
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

MCI names Nancy Higgins, former VP of ethics and business conduct at Lockheed Martin, as chief ethics officer; top execs take ethics pledge

Suit Filed Against Check Point
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Class action lawsuit alleges that Check Point failed to disclose in financial reports that demand for its products was declining

Yankee Profiles Virtela IP VPN ROI
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

Yankee Group report on IP VPN return on investment (ROI) profiles Virtela solution, finding $4.5M in savings over Frame Relay network

Hanaro Picks CommVerge, Force 10
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2003

CommVerge awarded contract by Hanaro Telecom for the purchase, integration, and support of Force 10’s E-Series switch/routers

Coventor Covers IntelliSense Customers
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Coventor intros a conversion program to help former IntelliSense customers upgrade to CoventorWare MEMS development software

BroadLight Names CEO, Chairman
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

BroadLight appoints of Andrew M. Vought as company CEO and Anthony T. Maher as chairman of the board

Zhone Restates Financials
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Zhone refigures its earnings for 2002 and the first half of 2003, reflecting higher values for stock-based compensation

Avalon Achieves ISO 9001
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Swiss VCSEL manufacturer gets its ISO 9001:2000 certification

Metalink Hits 100,000
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Chip company boasts of having shipped 100,000 ports of VDSL to North America

China Chooses Coventor for MEMS
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

The People's Republic of China has announced Coventor as its preferred MEMS software vendor

Teja Supports Broadcom
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Expands its network processor software suite to include Broadcom's line of MIPS-based chips

Mindspeed Intros Traffic Managers
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Latest TSP devices act as traffic managers or Layer 2 network processors, targeting OC3 to OC48

Iometrix Stress-Tests Cisco
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Iometrix validates exemplary performance and reliability of Cisco ONS 15454 and ONS 15600 optical platforms under severe testing conditions

Motorola Teams With Movaz
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Motorola and Movaz announce partnership to optimize the transport of multiservice wavelengths in metro and regional optical networks

Lantern, Movidis, PrismIQ Do VOD
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Movidis teams with Lantern Communications and PrismIQ to help telcos roll out video-on-demand (VOD) services to end users

HyWire Starts New Search Engine
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Company introduces a new line of DRAM-based search engines, both as chips and semiconductor cores

Verizon Picks Cisco for IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Verizon selects Cisco 12000 Series routers to support national Layer 3 IP/MPLS VPN network

OpVista Scores $10M
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

OpVista completes Series C funding round of $10M, led by Excelsior Venture Partners III, to increase marketing and sales support

PacketFront Hires Channel Manager
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

PacketFront hires Per Møller as global channel manager to focus on increasing sales through partners all over the world

China Netcom Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

China Netcom selects Cisco Systems to build its nationwide IP/MPLS network with 12000 and 7000 Series routing platforms

Force10 Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Andrew Feldman was previously VP of corporate marketing and corporate development for Riverstone Networks

CopperCom Gets Customer, Rental Plan
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Norcast Communications deploys CopperCom complete class 5 solution; CopperCom offers rental program for its next-gen switching solution

Taqua Intros Remote Switch
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Taqua's new series Class 5 switching products provide foundation for intelligent convergence of voice into next-generation networks

Adtran Intros Line-Powered DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Adtran announces the first in a new line of environmentally-hardened, line-powered DSLAMs for pole and pedestal mounting

Net to Net Turns Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

These are the saddest of possible words: IP QOS features for Net to Net's IP DSLAMs enable triple-play voice, video, and Internet services

Fujitsu, Entrisphere Turn Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble: Fujitsu and Entrisphere team up for a live demonstration of triple-play services over FTTP

SkyStream, Occam Turn Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Making a Giant hit into a double: SkyStream's Mediaplex integrated with Occam's BLC 6000 to enable delivery of triple-play services

Samsung's Team Turns Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

Words that are heavy with nothing but trouble: Samsung to Orca Interactive to Optibase to Kasenna for end-to-end triple-play solution

Fibernet Deploys Huawei Routers
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2003

UK operator is using Huawei's Quidway NE40 routers to offer Ethernet services

Siemens Boosts Broadband R&D
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2003

Siemens Subscriber Networks, a research and development center for broadband technology based in Dallas, San Jose, Brussels, and Zurich

Little Optics Has Little Filters
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2003

Multicavity filters based on compact microring resonator technology have up to eleven cavities for 50GHz, 25GHz, or narrower-band apps

Tyco, Radiall Extend Alliance
News Wire Feed | 10/11/2003

Something to do with a 'Rugged Optical Butt Joint'

Nacchio to Pay $400K in IPO Suit
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2003

Former Qwest CEO will disgorge $400,000 in profits from the controversial practice know as IPO spinning

ECI Telecom Intros Ethernet, ATM Cards
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2003

Vendor offers ATM, Ethernet cards for its XDM Sonet/SDH platform

ECI Adds Modules to XDM
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2003

New Ethernet and ATM interface cards for the XDM­ hydrid optical platform extend the SDH/Sonet network, facilitate migration to 3G

Marconi Outsources Microwave Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2003

Marconi outsources microwave product manufacturing to Elcoteq in Germany; 340 employees to transfer to new owners; Marconi paid €10M

Telindus Lowers 2003 Forecast
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2003

Now expects 2003 turnover of €540M, down from €560M previously forecast; 2H operating loss of €8M now assumed, down from breakeven

Juniper Revenues Rise in Q3
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Revenues were $172.1M, up 13% from $152.0M in last year's Q3, for net income of $7.2M ($0.02/share), up from a loss of $88.3M ($0.24/share)

MPLS/FRA Names New Members
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

The MPLS/Frame Relay Alliance launches a message board, names 14 new members, and appoints new officers

ECI Wins Deal With Israeli Army
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Israel Ministry of Defense selects ECI Telecom's XDM for deployment in the Israel Defense Forces' Optical Communications Network

Allstream Does International Data
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Allstream's international data network services offer simplified global network connectivity with a single point of contact

Lightwaves2020 Passes ISO Test
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Lightwaves2020 passes annual ISO-9001:2000 on-site surveillance audit with 100% conformity to standards

Finisar Plans $130M Note Sale
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Finisar Corporation agrees to the sale of $130M of convertible subordinated notes due 2010 to qualified institutional buyers

Telia Offers High-Speed Broadband
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Telia launches high-speed broadband services based on ADSL and VDSL technologies, running at 8 Mbit/s and 10 Mbit/s, respectively

FCC OKs STT/GlobalX Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Federal Communications Commission approves application for transfer of control of Global Crossing to Singapore Technologies Telemedia

Emcore Acquires Molex Unit
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Molex sells off its 10-Gbit/s transceiver business, which targets Xenpak and X2 modules primarily

Path 1 Makes Video Over IP Sale
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

A major broadband networking provider has made an initial purchase of over $300,000 worth of Path 1's Cx1000 Video over IP Gateways

Bell Canada Sub Sells Brazil Ops
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Canbras Communications agrees to sell all its broadband communications operations in Brazil to Horizon Cablevision for $32.6M

MEF Publishes First Standard
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

The Metro Ethernet Forum ratifies the industry's first Ethernet service standard, Ethernet Services Model Phase 1

ForeScout Integrates With Check Point
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

ForeScout Technologies broadens OPSEC integration with Check Point Software for its ActiveScout perimeter security technology

Siemens Opens R&D Unit
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Siemens creates a new R&D unit, comprised of four centers in Dallas, San Jose, Brussels, and Zurich, called Siemens Subscriber Networks

Nasdaq Gives DSL.net More Time
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

DSL.net receives additional time -- through December 8 -- to comply with Nasdaq SmallCap Market's minimum bid price rule

Lancope Cracks Down on P2P
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Lancope upgrades StealthWatch with innovative, behavior-based detection of file-sharing activity to shut down copyright infringers

Sunbelt to Sell Ciena
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Sunbelt Telecommunications to resell Ciena's networking portfolio as a Solutions Alliance member; due will exhibit at USTA Telecom '03

Extremist Joins MEF Board
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Extreme's Craig Easley elected to the board of directors of the Metro Ethernet Forum

Xilinx Funds 'Pippin' Project
News Wire Feed | 10/9/2003

Xilinx collaborates with Queens University Belfast on a project called Programmable IC Platforms for Programmable IP Networks (Pippin)

Degree Controls Gets Three Execs
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

CEO Rajesh Nair becomes chairman and CTO, names Jag Sisodia president and CEO, Eric Birch executive VP, and Brian Pitzer senior VP

Sonus Q3 Revs Skyrocket
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Revenues were $28.6M, up from $7.4M from last year's Q3, for net income of $1.2M ($0.01/share), up from a loss of $21.6M ($0.11/share)

IBM, Cirpack Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

IBM and Cirpack to provide carrier-class voice switches to promote new value-added telephony services and more operator profitability

Delta Launches VOIP Test Tools
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Delta releases software-based voice- and video-over-IP test tools, including H.323 and SIP call generators and protocol analyzers

IBEW OKs Verizon Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers ratifies its contract with Verizon, with 90% voting 'yes'

Optical Solutions Gets RUS OK
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Optical Solutions' FiberPath 500 fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) system is now on the Rural Utilities Service's list of materials

Broadwing Hires Three Execs
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

John McLeod becomes VP of network operations; Mike Stewart becomes president of mid-markets; Jack Brooks is VP of human resources

AT&T Extends Network to Malaysia
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

AT&T appoints VADS Berhad as its managed service provider in Malaysia to deliver its portfolio of global managed networking services

OnFiber Uses fSona for Access
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

OnFiber extends its metro fiber network with fSona's SONAbeam optical wireless technology to deliver rapid connectivity solutions

RAD Claims Voice Over MPLS First
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

RAD Data Communications says it's the first vendor in compliance with the I.366.2 Voice Trunking Format over MPLS Implementation Agreement

Lucent Manages Telemar in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Lucent Technologies selected to provide multi-vendor managed services for Telemar's optical network in Brazil, in a three-year deal

Juniper Gets Reseller in Korea
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Korea's LG CNS to resell and support Juniper Networks solutions to service providers and information intensive enterprises in Korea

Nortel Converges on SMBs for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Nortel Networks unveils new converged networking solutions for small, medium companies, extending IP telephony to all enterprise segments

New Edge Expands With MCI DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

New Edge Networks spreads its broadband reach into 75 new markets via nationwide DSL deal with MCI Wholesale Services

OFS, Wave7, MS Play With FTTP
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

OFS, Wave7 Optics, and Microsoft demonstrate Xbox Live online gaming applications over a fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network

RCL Picks Equant for VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Asian feeder and liner operator RCL expands relationship with Equant in a two-year, $1M+ IP VPN contract, including Private Dial Services

IP Dynamics Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

IP Dynamics hires Leanne Brunette, former senior director of sales for Exodus Commsunications, as vice president of North American sales

eBiscom Records Record Growth
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2003

Q1-Q3 revenues totaled €385M, up 70% from last year; Q3 revs were €150M, up from €135.6M in Q2; clients more than double Y/Y to 290,000

Finisar Plans $100M Note Offering
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Finisar intends to offer $100M principal amount of convertible subordinated notes due 2010, plus up to an additional $15M of notes

Hitachi Intros Access Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Hitachi introduces the AMN Optical Access product family, including a triple-play B-PON, and teams with Wave7 Optics for the FTTx market

Covista Picks TNS for SS7
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Covista Communications picks Transaction Network Services' Telecom Services Division to provide Signaling System 7 (SS7) network services

Arris to Upgrade CMTS
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Arris has reached agreement with its major customers on the timing and pricing to upgrade deployed Cadant C4 CMTS to Docsis 2.0 specs

DSL Forum Drives Next-Gen Services
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

DSL Forum's new technical reports specify an IP-centric architecture for next-gen DSL services, enabling voice and video on demand

Trend Adds GigE to Tester
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Trend Communications debuts a new test module which enables the Aurora Tango to test Gigabit Ethernet networks

Interactive Enterprise Provisions Bband
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Interactive Enterprise announces Open Conexon, a broadband provisioning and service activation software platform

Encore Hires Sales Director
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Encore Networks names Simon Reeves sales director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Pedestal Announces DSLAM, Customers
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Two regional carriers deploy Pedestal's Universal Broadband Server, the first line-powered DSLAM, for instant-on service activation

Foundry Wins Huge School District
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Clark County, Nevada School District picks Foundry to provide network infrastructure for a new high-speed MAN for voice, video, and data

Glowpoint Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Glowpoint names David C. Trachtenberg, former StarBand President, Prodigy COO, and MCI executive, as chief executive officer

Optiwave Optimizes OptiSystem
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Optiwave expands the capabilities of its OptiSystem software tool for the design and simulation of optical system components and modules

Internap Closes NetVmg Acqusition
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Internap Network Services completes netVmg acquisition, announces agreement to acquire Sockeye Networks for about $1.75M in stock

Check Point Intros VPN Appliance
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Check Point introduces VPN-1 Edge turnkey appliance family for securing remote sites and deploying large-scale VPNs

General Bandwidth VOIPs FTTP
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service providers turn to General Bandwidth's G6 Packet Telephony Migration Platform for VOIP

Sprint Does WiFi for Aviation
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Sprint to help Navigance Technologies secure nation's general aviation facilities with WLAN equipment and IP transport services

KDDI to Try Digital Radio Over Mobile
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

KDDI and Tokyo FM announce field trials integrating digital terrestrial audio broadcasting and wireless networks

ADC Shakes Up Sales Force
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Names Steve Mitchell VP of North America S&M, Hubert Schanne VP of international S&M; Jay Hilbert, former SVP of global sales, is gone

Pandatel Pads R&D Budget
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Will commit an extra €2.5M to R&D efforts on products for optimizing existing networks; lowers sales targets for year from €28M to €24M

Siemens Appoints CIO
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Siemens names Jan D. Dressel, former VP and CIO Siemens Asia Pacific in Singapore, as vice president and chief information officer

Bookham Completes Ignis Buy
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Bookham Technology announces completion of the acquisition of Ignis Optics and the proposed listing of Bookham Ordinary Shares

Agilent Intros Amp Chips
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Agilent Technologies introduces millimeter-wave and microwave monolithic ICs for cost-sensitive RF and optical networking systems

Arden Unveils Optical Metrology Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2003

Arden Photonics to unveil new metrology technology, the AWS-50 range of wavefront sensors, developed by European R&D organisation QinetiQ

Vertical Sees Ethernet Migration
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Migration from legacy services will comprise 82% of the installed base of US Ethernet service ports in 2004, says Vertical Systems Group

Terayon Hires Two VPs
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Terayon Communication Systems names Jeffrey Barco VP and GM of Digital Video Solutions, William Rohrbach VP of North America Sales

iBasis Interconnects With Vebtel
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

India's Vebtel selects iBasis to provide international long-distance service for its business and residential customers

DARPA Picks Alfalight for SHEDS
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Alfalight selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the Super-High-Efficiency Diode Sources (SHEDS) program

Alcatel Links Golf Course
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Squire Creek Communications picks Alcatel's FTTU to wire a Louisiana 'golf community' (but what exactly is that??)

Fujitsu, Siemens Team on IT Services
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Fujitsu and Siemens Business Services announce partnership in IT-services agreement to support global expansion of customers' business

Wave7 Wins in Jackson
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Jackson Energy places initial order for $15M of Wave7 Optics equipment to undertake the largest FTTP deployment in North America

Xilinx Cuts FPGA Prices
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Xilinx accelerates expansion into $23B ASIC market with breakthrough pricing for 90nm Spartan-3 family of FPGAs

FTTH Keeps Growing
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Render, Vanderslice & Associates says fiber-to-the-home is now available to 180,300 homes and has been connected to 64,700

Agilent to Fund Testing in China
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Agilent and Huazhong University of Science and Technology to jointly establish electronic instrument measurement automation lab in Wuhan

Aventail Enhances SSL Product
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Aventail advances SSL VPN competitive advantages in security, policy management, and scaleability with introduction of ASAP 7.0

Spirent, Nortel Ink Interop Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Accord to support joint deployments of Spirent's remote test platform with Nortel's OPTera Metro 3500 Multiservice Platform

Buckeye Picks Internet Photonics
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Buckeye CableSystem deploys Internet Photonics' LightStack platforms in new multiservice network for VOD and commercial services

Mintera Ships 40-Gig
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Mintera exits stealth mode, announcing its first product line -- the MI 40000 for migration to 40 Gbit/s -- and its strategy roadmap

F5 Intros SSL VPN Product
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

F5 Networks's FirePass Controller offers the definitive solution for secure remote access, eliminating the need for IPSec VPNs

Adaptif Manages Polarization
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Adaptif Photonics releases its series of high-speed polarization measurement and control instruments

Time Warner Deploys OpVista
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Time Warner Cable deploys OpVista's MetroVista 2000 optical transport system to enable digital video and data services in New York

NetScreen to Acquire Neoteris
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

NetScreen Technologies to acquire SSL VPN and application security gateway leader Neoteris for about $245M in stock and $20M in cash

Extreme to Demo IPv6
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Extreme Networks will supply IPv6-enabled Ethernet switching platforms for nationwide IPv6 interoperability demonstration

Nortel Wins US Cellular Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Nortel to supply CDMA2000 1X core, radio, and wireless access and services to support expansion of US Cellular's nationwide 3G network

Motorola Plans Semi Spinoff
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Motorola intends to separate its semiconductor operations into a publicly traded company in order to sharpen focus on communications

Allied Telesyn Gets Into Utopia
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Allied Telesyn fiber gateway chosen for Phase I of the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency (Utopia) FTTP project

LightCore Expands in TX, LA
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

LightCore expands its network into Texas and Louisiana with a new fiber optic ring, adding 800 route miles of long-haul and metro fiber

Critical Telecom Gets $12.7M
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Critical Telecom offers its FRED (Full Rate Extended DSL) product and banks $12.7M equity financing, led by VenGrowth Capital Partners

eSoft Enters India's VPN market
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

eSoft USA appoints Shreyan Infotech as VAR partner in its first foray into the Indian VPN market

Chip Vendors Align on 10G PHY
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

AMCC, IBM, Infineon Technologies, Texas Instruments, and Xilinx team to create the Unified 10Gbps Physical-Layer Initiative (UXPi)

Shenick Secures €2.5M
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Test systems developer Shenick closed €2.5M in a first round of private equity funding, with Trinity Venture Capital as new investor

Korea Picks Nortel for SIP Testing
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Korean IT standards body selects Nortel Networks gear for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) interoperability testing and certification

Ella Picks Allied Telesyn for FTTH
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Norway's Ella Communications to work with Allied Telesyn to provide a triple-play solution to its clients over fiber-to-the-home (FTTH)

Lucent Still Likes Agere
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

Agere Systems is providing seven different types of ASICs for Lucent's Metropolis DMX portfolio of metro access systems

OIF Approves TFI-5 Interface
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

The Optical Internetworking Forum publishes a TDM Fabric to Framer Interface Implementation Agreement (IA), known as TFI-5

CopperCom Gets Bought
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2003

It will continue to Liberate the Local Exchange as a subsidiary of Heico Companies LLC

DOJ, EPA Fine Alltel $1M
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

Settles claims that it violated Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and/or Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act in 18 states

Claro Picks Nortel for GPRS in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

Claro, a subsidiary of America Movil, selects Nortel Networks to deploy a GPRS core network across all its GSM properties in Brazil

E-Plus Picks Check Point
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

German mobile operator deploys Check Point FireWall-1 GX to secure GPRS networks against overbilling, DOS attacks, and network flooding

Bankrupt Carriers Not Price Warring
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

Although IP transit prices are sliding, TeleGeography research says bankrupt carriers are pricing less aggressively than was expected

K2 Optronics ECLs Pass Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

K2 Optronics' EC-48 external cavity lasers (ECLs) meet and exceed Telcordia's GR-468-CORE reliability assurance standards

OSI Fibercomm Intros Photodiodes
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

OSI Fibercomm introduces 155-Mbit/s and 622-Mbit/s InGaAs photodiodes with TIAs for datacom and telecom applications

New Edge to Resell Verizon DSL
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

New Edge Networks to sell Verizon's symmetric high bit-rate DSL (SHDSL) technology in nationwide wholesale agreement

Corning Cable Offers Connector Toolkit
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

Corning Cable Systems introduces its LANscape Solutions UniCam Connector Elite Tool Kit, which has a really cool name

Tellabs Lays Off 370
News Wire Feed | 10/3/2003

Tellabs is sad 'to see good people leaving,' but it's 'crucial' to lay off 370 and close its development center in St. Laurent, Quebec

Arroyo, Lightcross to Merge
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Optical component companies join forces, putting Arroyo's ROADM devices alongside Lightcross's VOAs

NetScreen Checks Into Hospital
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Virginia Hospital Center deploys NetScreen Technologies' firewall/VPN and intrusion detection and prevention solutions

Tiogan Powers VOIP in Georgia
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Dalton Utilities picks Tiogan Networks to operate the OptiLink fiber network, delivering voice, high-speed data, and entertainment services

Alcatel Releases Core DWDM Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Alcatel 1626 Light Manager combines the best of both undersea and terrestrial network technologies to provide unmatched performance

Doherty Offers Outsourced Net Mgmt
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

New outsource service exploits broadband to deliver affordable, remote network monitoring and support, cutting IT costs

Hifn Widens Security Processor Support
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Hifn announces IPv6, SSL VPN, and WLAN support for its line of Hifn Intelligent Packet Processing (HIPP) security processors

Telindus Hires Biz Dev VP
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Telindus names Andy Zynga as vice president of business development

Keymile Offers Multiservice Platform
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Keymile unveils the UMUX multiservice access platform, enabling delivery of ATM, TDM, and IP-based services from the same platform

TNT Picks Infonet for VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Infonet's MPLS-enabled IP VPN Secure network connects 15 TNT Logistics sites around the world

Verizon Reaches Tentative Union Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Verizon Logistics and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 824 reach tentative agreement on new contract in Florida

Belgacom Announces IPO
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Minority holdings in Belgian incumbent to be floated in 2004; government to retain majority stake

Alcatel Rewires London Tubes
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Alcatel wins 7.5-year, €450M contract from Tube Lines to re-signal certain London Underground lines

Marconi Gets on Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Marconi began trading on the Nasdaq National Market, in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs) under the ticker MRCIY, today

Ericsson Extends Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Ericsson extends $1B revolving credit facility through 2007

Thus Launches Ethernet MPLS IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

THUS launches an MPLS-based IP VPN service using Ethernet as the access technology, driving down the cost of WAN applications

Verizon Settles Overcharging Suit
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Verizon pays $20M to settle class action suit for overcharging California customers; lawyers pursuing suits nationwide

TWTelecom Serves Concordia U.
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Time Warner Telecom delivers local Internet and voice services to Concordia University across 18 campus locations

Picolight Unveils FC Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Picolight unveils the first 1310nm transceivers to support multi-rate 1/2/4-Gbit/s Fibre Channel applications over 20km link distances

Europeans Build 10-GigE Network
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

CERN, SURFnet, and the University of Amsterdam create the first trans-European 10-Gig Ethernet network, spanning 1700km and four countries

Lenslet to Unveil Optical Processor
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Lenslet to unveil the EnLight Optical DSP (digital signal processor), the world's first commercial optical processor, at Milcom 2003

Cisco Releases SMB VOIP Gear
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Cisco integrates CallManager Express and Unity Express into its access routers to provide a simple, easy-to-deploy VOIP solution

Level 3 Repays Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Level 3 Communications repays the full $1.125B of debt obligations outstanding under its senior secured credit facility

Tekelec Hires EMEA MD
News Wire Feed | 10/2/2003

Wolrad Claudy joins Tekelec's sales and marketing team as managing director of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)

Essex Wins Defense Contract
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Essex wins $57M 'defense-related' contract for software and systems engineering and delivery of custom systems to priority programs

FCC Fines SBC $1.35M
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

SBC to make 'voluntary' payment of $1.35M to settle an investigation on possible violations of laws governing long-distance services

NPF Adds Four Software IAs
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

New Network Processing Forum Implementation Agreements enable the reuse of software interfaces across multiple networking platforms

Albis Recycles Opto Speed
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Albis Optoelectronics relaunches the photodiode chips and receiver subassemblies product portfolio of the former Opto Speed

Tandberg Supports H.264
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Tandberg becomes the first company to offer the new H.264 video-quality standard across its entire product line

Quintum Launches Session Controller
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Quintum Technologies launches the Tenor Call Relay SP Session Border Controller to meet the needs of next-generation service providers

OneEighty Acquires HighSpeed
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

OneEighty Networks acquires HighSpeed Communications operations in Washington and Oregon

Dell, EMC, Esat BT, Nortel Team
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Quartet creates a facility for business continuity proof-of-concept testing, enabling customers to test performance on a working network

PMC-Sierra Launches More Arrows
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

PMC-Sierra expands portfolio of interoperable networking ICs with next-generation Arrow 622 and Arrow 155 metro transport framers

Telstra Acquires UK Network
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Telstra Europe, a subsidiary of the Australian carrier, to buy Powergen's UK telecom network (formerly called 'Hurricaneseye')

Veraz, NetCentrex Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Veraz Networks and NetCentrex have completed interoperability testing for their Contact Center and IP Centrex solutions

Juniper Wins Zen Internet
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Juniper Networks enables Zen Internet to meet massive increase in demand for ADSL services with a cool head, calm demeanor

Nortel Converges in Worcester
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Worcester Polytechnic Institute deploys Nortel infrastructure to support VOIP, data, and wireless services on a single network

Path 1 Does Video Over IP in Japan
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

A major (unnamed) Japanese broadcaster Path 1's Cx1000 Video-Over-IP Gateways for use in a trial transmitting live video material

Salira Gets New CEO
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Salira names former Nortel and Qwest executive Ross Lau as president and CEO as the company targets the China and Asia/Pacific market

Cisco and Huawei Suspend Suit
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Huawei to abide by Preliminary Injunction Order, voluntarily make changes to its router and switch products to address Cisco's concerns

Level 3 Gets InTechnology
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

UK provider of data storage solutions purchases (3)FlexSM Ethernet services from Level 3 to link six key european markets

TeliaSonera Leads Finnish Broadband
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

TeliaSonera Finland leads the market in the provision of broadband access for Finnish households, with 30% share (100,000 households)

Marconi Supports Military in Mideast
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Marconi sub wins a three-year, £46M contract to provide operation and maintenance support for military networks in the Middle East (Iraq?)

Siemens Manages BP Comms
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

BP to keep 13,000 employees at 22 locations in the UK in touch through a managed communications service agreement with Siemens

Equant Wins Swiss Bank
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Equant scores a long-term deal to manage Zurich Financial Services Group's telecom and network services in seven European countries

Photonics Control Intros Control Platform
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Photonics Control announces a standard control platform for optical components, simplifying integration with subsystems

Infineon, Vitesse Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2003

Companies collaborate to make Infineon's framers work more smoothly with Vitesse's grooming switch chips

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