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ITU Aims at Optical Transport
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

New standards support protocols such as Ethernet, Fibre Channel, Sonet/SDH, ATM, Frame Relay, audio/video, and IP-based services

Riverstone Heads North, South
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Opens new sales and technical service offices in Calgary, Alberta, and Sao Paulo, Brazil

Silicon Genesis: 'It's Wafer Thin'
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Producing 'ultra-thin' SOI wafers with device layer thicknesses in the range of 15 to 50 nanometers for CMOS transistor devices

Sorrento Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Donne F. Fisher, president of Fisher Capital Partners, and Robert L. Hibbard, special counsel to Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp.

Tellabs to Acquire Ocular
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Will acquire optical equipment company Ocular Networks for about $355 million in cash and options

SnowShore Scores More
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Receives $5.6 Million of additional Series B funding from 3i; names Siroun (Sue) Agopian VP of worldwide sales

Infinite Dumps Plastic
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Infinite Group announces closure of its Osley & Whitney plastics operations

Qusion Kicks Off Fund Drive
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Has commenced raising $15 million C round of financing, expected to close in the first quarter of 2002

Broadwing Narrows
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

To close six enterprise sales branch offices, exit its construction line of business, cut headcount by approximately 900 people

Infonetics Sees Growth
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

If it changes color, they'll have it removed

Fitch Downgrades XO
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Fitch has downgraded XO Communications' senior secured rating to CC from CCC- and its senior unsecured rating to D' from CC

Oki, NTT OEM BTG EAMs
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

BTG has signed licensing agreements with Oki Electric Industry Co. and NTT Electronics Corp. for electro-absorption modulator technology

Laser Diode Startup Gets Funding
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Spinoff of Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Research, unique-m.o.d.e AG, gets unspecified amount of cash

Cable & Wireless to Acquire Exodus
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Will take over all existing customer contracts plus 30 of Exodus's 44 data centers

BeamExpress Gets $4.5M
News Wire Feed | 11/30/2001

Swiss startup is making novel light emitting devices for metro and access applications

Marconians Get Options
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Company's board has granted share options to 600 Marconi employees

Lucent Gets Smarts
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Smarts Inc.'s InCharge product suite to be integrated into Lucent's global professional services offering

Extreme Offering Notes
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Intends to offer up to $175 million of Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2006

HighWave Slims Down
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

To close two sites, reduce number of employees to approximately 160

WJ Adds Aluminum Nitride
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

WJ Communications introduces new polished aluminum nitride (AlN) thin film capability

Tunable Photonics Names VP
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Raymond Niedzwiecki, from Global Opticom, named vice president of operations

ADC Announces Earnings, Contract Win
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Fourth-quarter 2001 results in line with Wall Street estimates; Cox Communications to deploy ADC's FastFlow broadband provisioning manager

Harmonic Demos Cable Solution
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

End-to-end solution delivers video-over-IP, voice-over-IP, and high-speed data using Ethernet via fiber-to-the-business/home

Appian Wins Big NTT Order
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Multimillion-dollar order for its Optical Services Activation Platform™ (OSAP™) and AppianVista™ Services and Element Manager

Mockingbird Appoints Market Boss
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Jay Kimball, from ADC Telecommunications, named vice president of marketing and business development

Emcore Posts Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Revenues increase 41% to $48 million; record fiscal year revenues exceed $185 million

NetSilicon Posts Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Company hits revenue target; discusses benefits of proposed merger with Digi International

Alcatel Sets a Record
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Transports 3.65 Tbit/s capacity (365 x 10 Gbit/s) over 6,850 km on a single fiber

Juniper Unveils IPv6 Routers
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Industry's first production-ready implementation of IPv6 capabilities across all five of its M-series Internet access and core routers

Jedai Unveils Access Kit
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

The FrontRunner 3200 integrates IP/datacom and telecom technologies

Pacific Broadband Has MPLS Solution
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Open access solution combines PBC's wirespeed edge router CMTS with Juniper Networks M series routers

ADC to Span Australia
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

ADC to provide fiber connectivity equipment for Visionstream's Nextgen Networks project

ExceLight Intros 10-Gig Laser
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

ExceLight Communications introduces 10-Gbit/s direct modulation, Fabry-Perot, uncooled laser diode with integral laser driver

Picolight Picks Lambda Technologies
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2001

Picolight has selected Lambda Technologies' Rapid MicroCure system for the development of VCSEL-based products

GigaTera Gets Cypress Cash
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Has received an investment of $2 million from Cypress Semiconductor and its wholly owned subsidiary Silicon Light Machines

Wave7 Blitzes Last Mile
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Launches Last Mile Link Architecture, Last Mile Gateway customer premises, and Last Mile Core bandwidth management devices

Harmonic Has Tunable Transmitter
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Node-based, DWDM, tunable, return-path transmitters for HFC networks

Optical Solutions Names VP
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Brian Brown has been appointed vice president of sales and business development

Packet Design Gets Sun Funds
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Multimillion-dollar investment from Sun Microsystems is Packet Design's first from a corporate source

Riverstone Routes Cox
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Cox Communications will deploy hundreds of Riverstone RS metropolitan routers throughout all 28 of its US cable systems

Infineon Announces Chips
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

New family of telephony chips for next-gen packet-based telecom networks; new version of its ATM Buffer Manager

Applied Materials Nitridates
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Introduces the DPN (Decoupled Plasma Nitridation) chamber for fabrication of transistor gate dielectric structures in chips

Coventor, Colibrys Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Have entered into joint development and preferred manufacturing partnership agreements for MEMS development

Aversano Joins Aplion
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Aplion Networks appoints Nina Aversano, former Lucent senior executive, to its board of directors

Cramer Delivers Netcool
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Integrated solution between Cramer Dimension and Micromuse's Netcool suite

Global Crossing Shuffles Boards
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2001

Global Crossing and Asia Global Crossing announce changes to their boards of directors to reduce the amount of overlap

Finisar Finishes Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2002 of $35.1 million were down 21% from the year-ago period but up 3% on a sequential basis

RHK Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Former Gartner Executive Marc Litvinoff

Tellium Boosts Market Share
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

RHK predicts Tellium will increase its share of the global optical core switching market in 2001 by more than 50 percent from a year ago

Level 3 Wins AOL Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

America Online purchases wavelengths and private lines from Level 3 along multiple routes in North America and Europe

EXFO Meters Power
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Introduces a power meter option on its FTB-100 field-testing platform

'Specialty' Fiber Demand Growing
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

ElectroniCast study shows use of specialty optical fiber to grow from $239 million in 2000 to $4.38 billion by 2010

Alcatel Selling Subscriptions
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Alcatel has launched a five-year €1.2 billion (US$1.06B) bond, maturing in December 2006

Triformix Wins Investment
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

XR Ventures LLC has invested in Triformix Inc., a developer of precision injection molded optical components

Global Crossing Crosses Globe
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Launches first worldwide optical wavelength communications service, connecting more than 90 cities in Asia, North America, and Europe

Native Networks Launches at Lightspeed
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Company focusing on Ethernet over Sonet/SDH will be launching its core products at this year's Lightspeed Europe event

Princeton Lightwave Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Names Michael Perusse, former senior VP of engineering at Qwest Communications International, to its board of directors

Mindspeed Scores With Impact
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Impact Technologies to distribute Mindspeed products

Cedar Point, C-COR Team on Telephony
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Cedar Point Communications and C-COR.net collaborate on telephony-over-cable solution

Telco/BATM Announce Korean Win
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Telco Systems and BATM win $5 million contract to supply IP network equipment to Hanaro Telecom

Transceiver Startup Launches
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Trimac Networks intends to develop and market integrated 10- and 40-Gbit/s transceivers; launches first funding round

Multilink Announces 10-Gig Chipset
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Industry’s smallest form factor 10-Gbit/s silicon germanium mux/demux

Survey: Optical Access Vital to Business
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Yipes survey finds growing importance of high-bandwidth services is driving business location decisions

Kopin Ships InGaP HBT Wafers
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Kopin supplying indium gallium phosphide heterojunction bipolar transistors wafers for Yokogawa's 40-Gbit/s optical network modules

Optillion Unveils Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Will present its first 10-Gbit/s Ethernet transceiver at Lightspeed Europe next week in London

Nortel Secures Deals
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

IBM deploys VPN solution from Nortel; Nortel boosts network security with comprehensive solution, alliance program

Marconi Dumps Siemens Share
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Has disposed of its 21.5 percent shareholding in Siemens Telecommunications Pty Ltd. for £20 million

Di/dt Cooks Up a Quarter Brick
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Industry’s first dual quarter-brick DC/DC converter with independent outputs

Baynet Names CFO/COO
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Baynet Optics names Karl Chang as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer

Laurel Adds Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2001

Steve Roberts, ex-Chromatis, named vice president of sales

Kalkhoven to Chair Optium
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Kevin Kalkhoven named chairman of Optium Corp.'s board of directors; Robert Choe named senior sales account manager for the western region

Cisco Signs Asia Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Acasia selects Cisco Systems to provide ASEAN IP/ATM network

BitBlitzes Router Biz
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

BitBlitz Communications announces industry program that speeds the design of Internet routers and switches

Zarlink Zynchronizes
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Announces immediate availability of a timing chip that synchronizes Sonet/SDH networking equipment

Alcatel Runs IETF Test
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Test at Alcatel laboratory proved the interoperability of the IETF signaling transport MTP2 peer-to-peer adaptation layer (M2PA)

Vitesse Has OC768 Chips
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

First in a series of indium phosphide circuits for use in communication systems at 10 Gbit/s (OC192) and 40 Gbit/s (OC768)

NetTest Enhances Laser
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Announces a new sweeping mode function for its TUNICS-Plus tunable laser

BigBand Sells a Router
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Time Warner Cable deploys BigBand Networks' Broadband Multimedia-Service Router for digital broadcast grooming

Xebeo Expands
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

New 32,000-square-foot facility to house corporate offices, state-of-the-art R&D and testing labs

Cyber Ops Has Right Angle
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Cyber Operations unveils Snapticals, the optical industry's first 90-degree fiber optic connector

InSilicon, Mysticom Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Announce the successful completion of interoperability testing on their 10/100-Mbit/s Ethernet products

NanoGram Changes Coats
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Dr. Bi announces new nanomaterials-based process technology for the rapid deposition of high-quality planar optical thick films

Intel Touts Chip Advance
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

New type of transistor and new materials combine to address critical power issues and help chips run cooler

Cahners Looks at Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Cahners In-Stat Group announces the results of its Networking Quarterlies reports for the third quarter of 2001

IDT Goes Octal
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

High-density T1/E1/J1 transport solution expands IDT's product portfolio for the converging global network

Applied Materials Buys Test Biz
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Applied Materials acquires Schlumberger's electron-beam wafer inspection business

Report: No More 'One-Stop Shopping'
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

The economic slowdown will spell the end of the one-stop-shop telecommunications vendors, according to Dataquest

Gerdelman Joins Pluris Board
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

John Gerdelman of MCI Communications appointed to Pluris board of directors

General Bandwidth to Demo VODSL
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2001

Telecom equipment manufacturer will be demonstrating Voice over DSL via its ETSI compliant G6 platform at DSLcon in Munich

Openet Telecom Cops $20M
News Wire Feed | 11/23/2001

Vasa Does DSL Without ATM
News Wire Feed | 11/23/2001

Vasa Telephone Co. has installed IP DSLAM equipment from Net to Net Technologies

Indigo Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/23/2001

Chris Shannon, ex JDSU/SDL, joins fiber Bragg grating startup

Spirent Expands in Europe
News Wire Feed | 11/23/2001

Opens new sales and support centers in Zurich and Munich

MBE MBO'd
News Wire Feed | 11/23/2001

3i and EDBI invest S$20.5m in manufacturer of compound epitaxy wafers

TeraXion Boosts Production
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2001

Opens a new facility, gets $8 million in debt financing

Acterna Appoints Holly
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2001

Dave Holly has been promoted to the position of general manager for Acterna's Cable Networks Division

MFN Gets New CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2001

Nick Tanzi "resigns". Mark Spagnolo, president and COO, takes over

Novalux Changes CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2001

Malcolm Thompson resigns; Ian Jenks takes over

Alcatel Cuts ICE Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2001

Signs a $44 million contract with ICE, the incumbent telecom operator in Costa Rica; also awarded two key contracts by Djibouti Telecom

Infonetics Reports on Q3 Markets
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2001

VPN hardware and software revenues totaled $526 million in 3Q01, down 2% from 2Q01, and the firewall market hit $444 million

Pan-European VPN Announced
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2001

KPNQwest has signed an agreement with Otrum ASA to provide a 10-site, 7-country IP virtual private network service

Research Net Reaches Milestone
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2001

German trials of advanced optical technologies are linked together to form a network

Industrial Fiber Adds LED
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

The IF-E91D is a high-speed, high optical output, infrared LED designed for standard jacketed 1mm-core plastic optical fiber

Polatis Refocuses
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

To focus all its resources on the all-optical switch market; shuts down fiber Bragg grating work; shakes up management

Dorado Picks Cable Boss
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Ragan Wilkinson, formerly at AP Engines, named director of Dorado's recently formed cable business unit

Cramer Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Cramer Systems Inc. appoints Dave Canellos, from Oracle Corp., vice president of sales for North America

Agilent Offering $1B in Notes
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Offering $1 billion aggregate principal amount of its 3% Senior Convertible Debentures due 2021

Motorola to Get Synchronous
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Synchronous Inc., a provider of fiber optic transmission systems, for $260 million

Photronics Shows Its Etchings
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Has introduced a new proprietary phase mask technology for the passive optical components industry

Report: TV Losing to Internet
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Survey shows that 61 per cent of broadband users would rather have an Internet connection than a television

Avalon Launches VCSEL
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Singlemode vertical cavity surface emitting laser with a wavelength of 850nm, addressing applications in the telecom access space

Optovation Raises $20M
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Lead investors in Series B round were Altamira Investment Services and Newbury Ventures

Dell'Oro Sees Wireless Growth
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Sales of broadband fixed wireless grew 5% Q/Q to nearly $138 million in 3Q01, according to a Dell'Oro Group report

Sphera Completes Phase II
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Phase Two of its Washington/Northern Virginia metro network increases the number of on-net carrier hotels and data centers to seven

Metromedia Loses CFO
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

William B. Manning, the company's newly appointed executive VP and chief financial officer, has reconsidered the position

IBM Supports LuxN
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

IBM Global Services is now the preferred provider for on-site support of all LuxN products

ExceLight Partners With Meriton
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Meriton Networks (formerly Edgeflow) becomes a strategic, volume customer for ExceLight’s advanced CWDM products

Edgeflow Becomes Meriton
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2001

Edgeflow changes its name to Meriton; announces products, alliances

Analog Amps Boost Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Junction Field Effect Transistor (JFET) amplifiers are designed for use throughout optical networking equipment

ElectroniCast Prez Talks at Lightspeed!
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

ElectroniCast's Stephen Montgomery, will lead three panel discussions at Lightspeed Europe 2001, Dec. 4-6 in Earls Court, UK

AcceLight Accepts $60M
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Investors in Round 2 include Menlo Ventures, Venrock Associates, CDIB Ventures, Granite Global Ventures, Mitsubishi, and NIF Ventures

Ocular, MegaSys Work Together
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Announce completion of interoperability testing between the Telenium Global NMS solution and the Optical Service Xchange (OSX)

Agilent Launches Hand-Held
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

FrameScope 350 verifies performance of Web, file, email, print, and DNS Servers; combines full Cat 6 certification with network testing

Optinel Gets Randy Wink
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Optinel's new vice president for carrier relations comes from Cox

Sonus Intros Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Insignus Softswitch supports full breadth of Class 4 and Class 5 carrier applications

NetScreen Wins With Williams
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

NetScreen gigabit security systems selected by Williams to protect broadcast-quality mediaXtranet infrastructure

Brits Rally Round Home Front
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Application Home Initiative announces a rapid growth in membership and reveals initial plans to investigate equipment interoperability

ECI Inks Deal With EDS
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

ECI Telecom has signed an $80 million agreement to receive outsourcing services from EDS Israel

Knight Goes for MFN
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

MFN will provide Knight Securities with advanced dark fiber telecommunications infrastructure and co-location services

In-Stat Looks at Cable
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Value of digital equipment in digital cable TV headends will top $286 million in 2001, expand to more than $743 million in 2005

Multiservice Switching Forum Meets
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Year-end meeting in Osaka, Japan, plans end-to-end network interoperability testing for 2002

Alcatel Serves Abilene Christians
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Abilene Christian University has chosen the Alcatel OmniPCX 4400 for its voice communication system

SBC Names President
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

William M. Daley, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, will report directly to SBC's chairman and CEO Edward E. Whitacre Jr.

JVP Closes $400M Fund
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Jerusalem Venture Partners announces the closing of JVP IV, the largest fund in the firm's history

Core Teams With Mentis
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Integrate technologies to offer service providers seamless integration between provisioning and legacy billing systems

TranSwitch Trims 10%
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Has reduced its workforce by approximately 10 percent of the 460 people that it employs worldwide

Fujitsu 'Fcrams' Internet Machines
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Internet Machines has selected Fujitsu's fast-cycle random access memory (FCRAM) for use in 10-Gbit/s OC192c designs

OIF Sets Agenda
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Completed its year-end meeting in Dallas, with four new technical projects approved by the membership

Qwest Touts Long-Distance Readiness
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Contends its wholesale service quality at same high level as SBC, just approved for long-distance entry in two states by FCC

Nortel Builds Korean Backbone
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Has won a contract to supply Dacom Corp. of Korea an optical Metro backbone network based on DWDM

Nexans OKs Capital Increase
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Would result in the issuance of a maximum of 400,000 new shares (1.6% of Nexans' capital) reserved to employees

ITU Drafts PON Standards
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Addopts two draft global standards for optical fiber access networks based on passive optical network (PON) techniques

Movaz Moving Product
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2001

Announces general availability and revenue shipments of its RAYexpress™ Sonet/SDH and Wavelength Service Platform

Optigain Picks a Prez
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Announces the appointment of William F. Tuxbury Jr., a technology executive, as president

Lucent Closes Fiber Sales
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Has completed the sale of its Atlanta-based Optical Fiber Solutions (OFS) business to Furukawa Electric Co.

IPG to Supply LightPointe
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

IPG Photonics will supply high power EDFAs to LightPointe for its optical transmission equipment

Philips Analytical Struts Its Stuff
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

‘Advanced Metrology Solutions’ are being shown by Philips Analytical at this year’s Semicon Japan, December 5-7

Lucent Deal Restructured
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

CommScope has agreed with Furukawa to restructure arrangements to acquire an interest in Lucent's fiber optic cable business

Cognigen Closes Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Total revenue for the three months ended September 30, 2001, was $2,587,986 compared to $1,176,710 for the year-ago quarter

Tellabs Makes Cuts
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Tellabs will reduce its worldwide workforce by about 1,000 people and close two facilities

Ditech Survives Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Actual net loss for the second quarter of fiscal 2002 was $15.6 million; actual loss per share was $0.54

Ciena Announces Japan Win
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Is supplying eAccess Ltd., a Tokyo-based broadband data communications company, with its MetroDirector K2

Pemstar Pairs With Cirrex
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Will partner to manufacture Cirrex’s OCHIPTM (Optical Communication Hybrid Integration Platform), OADM and transceiver modules

Qwest Appoints a VP
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Gordon Martin named executive vice president of global wholesale markets

Nokia Launches Amber Router
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

The Nokia ASR 2020 leased-line IP edge router for ANSI markets

MPLS Demos Conclude
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Leading vendors demonstrated performance and interoperability of MPLS LDP/RSVP-TE VPN implementations

Scion COO Joins Board
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Dr. Venkatesan Murali, chief operating officer, added to Scion's board of directors

Avici Passes MPLS Test
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Completes interoperability tests through the Internetworking Lab of Isocore and the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC)

Marvell Posts Q3 Returns
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Net revenue for Q3 2002 was $73.1 million, an increase of 102% over $36.2M for Q3 2001 and a 6% increase over $68.7M for Q2 2002

Riverstone Chooses China Chief
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Chong Xie has been named country manager for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Agilent Announces Losses, Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

On an earnings-before-goodwill (EBG) basis, the company lost 60 cents per share in Q4; to cut another 4,000 jobs

DiCon Polarizes
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Announces broad family of passive polarization-maintaining fiber components

MPhase Closes Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Company reported Q1 2002 revenues of $537,008, compared to $1,865,610 in Q1 2001 and $469,128 in Q4 2001

Lynx Passes Crash Test
News Wire Feed | 11/16/2001

Completes independent 'destruction tests' on its new Photon.8x8 PCSSä (Photonic Communications Sub-System) product

Dell'Oro Plots Ups and Downs
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Cable market grows 10% in 3Q01; optical transport market declines 11%; OC12 router market sales decline 7%

Cogent Celebrates Birthday
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Completes rollout to 20 US cities and bandwidth expansion across its entire network from 10 Gbit/s to 80 Gbit/s

Sparkolor Demos Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Has demonstrated the operation of a tunable laser operating at 25 GHz channel spacing in DWDM systems

Tektronix Demos HDTV
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

First uncompressed real-time gigabit HDTV transmission across wide area IP network by Tektronix, U of Washington, USC/ISI, and Level 3

Riverstone Offers Notes
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Riverstone Networks intends to offer in a private placement $150 million in convertible subordinated notes due 2006

Mitsubishi Launches CWDM Diodes
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Uncooled distributed feedback (DFB) laser diodes that are capable of increasing data communication up to speeds of 10 Gbit/s

Alcatel Enhances Fiber
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Claims enhanced singlemode optical fiber adds 30 percent more capacity and extends transmission reach by 50 percent

Tellium Extends Lockup
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Lockup agreements with the underwriters of Tellium's May 17, 2001, IPO have been extended

Scientists Grow Opals
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Researchers at the NEC Research Institute grow gemstone opals on a chip to create photonic materials

Zhone Gets a Customer
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Ionex Telecommunications selects Arca-DACS 100 digital access and crossconnect system

Mindspeed Integrates With Xilinx
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Announce fully interoperable OC192 Packet-over-Sonet solutions

Survey Sees IPO Rebound a Year Off
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

IPO market rebound expected in second half of 2002, private companies say in RBC Capital Markets survey

Highwave Closes Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2002 were €2.8 million, compared to €10.1 million for Q2 2001, a decline of 72%

FiberCore Closes Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Sales in the third quarter of 2001 decreased by 33% to $8.8 million from $13.2 million in the year-ago period

Allied Riser Closes Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Revenue for the quarter ended September 30, 2001, was $7,725,000, compared to revenue of $8,573,000 in the second quarter of 2001

Native Trials With Storm
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Native Networks demos successful Ethernet over SDH/Sonet beta trial tests with Storm Telecommunications

Qwest Wins Labor Endorsement
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Communications Workers of America union announces support for Qwest to provide long-distance service throughout 14-state region

Jyra Earns a Penny
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Releases one cent EPS in its third-quarter results; revenues for the nine months ended September 30, 2001, total $1,034,388

Applied Materials Reports
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Nortel to Run Rings Around Japan
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

KDDI to deploy Nortel's OPTera Metro 3500 Multiservice Platform and OPTera Packet Edge System to create optical metro rings

LuxNet Unveils VCSELs
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Releases 850nm VCSEL arrays in 1x12 configurations

Lightspeed Semiconductor Cops $32.5M
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2001

Thomas Weisel Capital Partners leads $32.5 million round in next generation ASIC vendor

MFN Expands Deal With AOL
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

MFN will provide network infrastructure and transit services to America Online (AOL) in Germany and the UK

FiberCorp Signs CMG
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Signs first customer on its dark fiber network in Amsterdam

Pivotech Partners With Motorola
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Partnership accelerates development of Motorola's HXP packet transport platform and Pivotech's IntelligentEdge access gear

EXi Acquires Equilon
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

High-end telecom service provider Equilon will continue to trade under its own name within the EXi group

UBC Adds Baker to Board
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Donald Baker, president of The Baker Group, joins its board of directors

Siemens Closes 2001
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Earned about $3 billion in net income; EBITDA from operations was about $4.6 billion

Opthos Raises 21.6 Million
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Series B funding led by Advanced Technology Ventures and the Sprout Group

Cubix 'Secured by Check Point'
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Cubix delivers 'Secured by Check Point' blade-based appliances for multiple Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1 deployments

Centerpoint Sells Celerity
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

The Celerity CP 3200 is the first of its new DWDM Celerity product line

Adept OEMs in Japan
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Adept Technology and Shibuya Kyogo of Japan collaborate to develop photonic assembly solutions

PMC-Sierra Teams With Marvell
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

PMC-Sierra's RM7000B MIPS-based processor joins Marvell's Discovery system controller on Ocelot-G 6U CompactPCI evaluation board

Copper Mountain Builds With Intel
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Selects Intel network processor and communications building blocks for its new broadband services concentrator

Vitesse Lays Off 10%
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Has reduced its workforce by approximately 10% of the 1,300 people it employs worldwide

Yet Another Study
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Arbor Networks research shows 5% of the Internet is dark address space lacking global connectivity

Acterna Pleases Allegiance
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Acterna's centralized test system and services will be deployed across Allegiance Telecom's 32-city US network

Ixia Unveils 'NetOps'
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Comprehensive set of traffic engineering and network optimization solutions for carriers, ISPs, and large enterprises

Lumenon Narrows Loss in Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Loss for the fiscal 2002 first quarter ending September 30 totaled US$3.7M compared with a loss of $18.2M for the same period in 2001

C Speed Adds Advisors
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Sun Microsystems' Howard Davidson and Stanford U's Gene Franklin have joined C Speed Corp.'s technical advisory board

Daleen Goes Extremely Purple
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Daleen Technologies has joined Extreme Networks' Go Purple Solutions Partner Program to offer interoperable IP billing solution

Lightscape Wins Euro Deployment
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

NTL, Europe's leading broadband service company, will be deploying its intelligent optical platform with 10-Gbit/s capability

Motorola Spins Off Wafers
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Thoughtbeam launches operations with a strong management team led by Padmasree Warrior!

Yipes Scores With Rock Band
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

The U.S. Geological Survey now uses Yipes for ultra-high-speed access to Internet2

RSoft to Merge With NDTI
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Combines RSoft's suite of physical-layer design tools with network-layer planning and optimization tools from Network Design Tools Inc.

Accelerated Networks, Occam to Merge
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Kumar Shah, president and CEO of Occam Networks, is expected to be named president and CEO of Accelerated Networks

Nortel Goes Long
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Deploys world's longest, highest-capacity, terrestrial optical backbone with Global Crossing

NetLogic Nets $22 Million
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

US Trust’s Excelsior Venture Partners III and Sevin Rosen Funds lead third-round funding

RiverSoft Rides EngineX
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

EngineX will incorporate RiverSoft's NMOS and Fault Manager products into its multi-vendor OSS architecture

Photon Measures Photons
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Photon Inc.'s RailScan Series 1730 instruments provide automated, high-precision measurements of laser beam parameters

GlobalX Reports Q3 Growth, Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Company reports third-quarter cash revenue of $999 million, recurring net loss of $550 million, or $0.62 per share

EANTC Tests MPLS
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Alcatel, Avici, Data Connection, Riverstone, Agilent, Ixia, NetTest, and Spirent participate in MPLS interoperability event

Carrier1 Reports Big Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Third quarter EBITDA hits a loss of $45.7 million, compared to $8.5 million for the same period last year

Iolon Appoints Two
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2001

Allan Ashmead, vice president of business development; Michael Hamilton-Smith, director of international business development

Sycamore Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2002 were $21.2 million, compared with $120.4 million in the same period last year

APA Optics Refocuses
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

To better address key opportunities for its DWDM and gallium nitride (GaN) technologies

CNN Trials IP Broadcast
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

CoreExpress and Path 1 conclude a 90-day field trial with CNN, multicasting broadcast-quality video over an IP network

IntelCore Introduces Board
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Includes the former CEO of ADC, the CEO of IntelCore, and a gaggle of VCs

Inkra Inks CFO
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Andrew John Moley named to the position of chief financial officer

Pioneer Sees Long-Haul Jump
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Worldwide demand for long-haul, core optical networking equipment expected to sharply rebound, according to Pioneer Consulting

Princeton Lightwave Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Appoints Didier J. Le Lannic (formerly of Zilog) president and chief executive officer

Sputnik Returns
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Intersputnik and Gilat Satcom to offer Intersputnik-Gilat-ISPeed Service for access to the Internet backbone via satellite

LightConnect Goes 'Paperless'
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Implements a Web-based execution and control system for its Newark, Calif., manufacturing facility

WorldCom's the Biggest
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Report from research firm TeleGeography calls them the largest international long-distance carrier in the world

EXFO's Got a New Blazer
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Releases the Packet Blazer gigabit Ethernet test module for its FTB-400 portable field-testing platform

Brightlink Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Paul Schaller, a founder and board member of BrightLink, has been named chief executive officer

Fiberspace Finds Financing
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Has received $1.5 million in equipment financing from Comerica Bank's Technology and Life Sciences Division

Quantum Bridges Butler County
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Has been chosen to supply the optical networking equipment for a fiber optic network in Ohio’s Butler County

Marconi Loss Tops £5B
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

First half pre-tax loss hits £5.116 billion (US$7.371 billion), a record in UK corporate history

Schott Optovance Unveils Components
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2001

Introduces advanced components that guide parallel optics deeper into the central office

Juniper to Buy Pacific Broadband
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Stock transaction totaling approximately $200 million

Intevac Intros Photodiodes
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

High-speed PIN-type photodiodes for integration into receivers and transceivers of OC192 and OC768 communication systems

Scientific-Atlanta Buys Barconet
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

To purchase BarcoNet NV, a European provider of end-to-end distribution solutions for broadband and broadcast applications

Riverstone Demos Metro MPLS
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Integrates its MPLS-enabled router platform in the U.S. Department of Energy's networking demonstration at Supercomputing 2001

Avici Routers Power Demo
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Avici Systems' TSR and SSR core routers provide backbone for Supercomputing 2001 demonstration

LEDA Has SerDes
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Announces availability of its full product line of 10- and 40-Gbit/s serial link transceivers for system level applications

Cisco Powers IPv6 in Europe
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

SURFnet5 first broadband research network to deliver native IPv6 Internet services

Spirent Demos Test Kit
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Is providing its high-performance test equipment for the Xnet technology demonstration at the Supercomputing Conference in Denver

Tharas Accelerates Bay
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Bay Microsystems picks Tharas Systems' hardware accelerator to enhance its verification flow

CoSine Makes a Sale
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

CoSine’s IP Service Delivery Platforms to be deployed throughout Westchester County, NY, fiber optic network

'HyperTransport' Consortium Grows
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

HyperTransport Technology Consortium adds 14 members

Marvell, Tyco Boost Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Marvell Alaska transceiver and Tyco Z-PACK HM-Zd connector together achieve 10-gigabit transmission over 60-inch FR4 backplanes

Blue Sky Shrinks EDFA Pump
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Improved laser diode pump module external design yields more compact package

Seventh Wave Gets Funding
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Leading $1.75 million round was Southeastern Technology Fund

Sarvega Scores $10 Million
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Investors in XML switchmaker include Bessemer Venture Partners, KB Partners, and ComVentures

Ciena Trims Fat
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Anticipates fourth-quarter revenue of $367.8 million; to cut 380 employees, or approximately 10 percent of its total workforce

Agilent CFO Resigns
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Robert Walker, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has decided to leave the company

Salira Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Former Lucent Technologies and AT&T sales executive Thomas J. Walsh named vice president of sales and marketing

NetScreen Offers Security Apps
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

NetScreen-Global PRO 3.0 and NetScreen-Global PRO Express 3.0 offer scaleable security management for enterprises and service providers

Inphi Unveils OC768 Architecture
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Low-power, feature-rich OC768 architecture for high-speed network applications

RouteScience Names VPs
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Hires Andy Gottlieb, former VP of marketing at MMC Networks, and Dave Cox, former VP of manufacturing at Pluris

France Telecom, Aperto Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

On fixed broadband wireless access solutions

Wintegra Shipping Samples
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Sampling multiple beta customers for WinPath™, the industry's first access packet processor

Altamar Will Plan Your Network
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

AltaNet enables service providers to optimize network performance and reduce capital and operational costs

Cygnet Selects IDT Processor
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Cygnet Technologies has selected IDT's RC32334 processor for its Sojourner access concentrator and Enterprise gigabit Ethernet switch

Marconi Wins in Latin America
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Orders from Brazil, Chile, and Mexico total more than 20 million pounds sterling (US$29M)

Ex-Alcatel Honcho Joins VC Firm
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Former Alcatel COO Krish Prabhu joins Morgenthaler as venture partner

Carrier1 Serves Amsterdam
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2001

Launches combined City Ethernet/IP Transit service on behalf of Amsterdam-based Capcave

Siemens Scores Again in China
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2001

Siemens wins contract worth US$40 million from China Mobile to build nationwide ultra-high-capacity optical backbone network

IPG Photonics Opens HQ
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

70,000 square-foot facility to house engineering, R&D, component testing, manufacturing, sales, customer support, and executive offices

WJ Joins Fujitsu on 40-Gig
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

First device from this partnership is a 43-Gbit/s (OC768 and STM256 with FEC) driver amplifier module

Corning Offers Debentures
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Completes public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of convertible debentures

Qwest Boarders Buy Stock
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Stop the presses! Two members of its board of directors have purchased 25,000 shares of its common stock

Lumenon Wins First Patent
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

US patent number 6,309,803 for its method of 'on-substrate cleaving of sol-gel waveguide'

Precision Optics Slides out of Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Revenues were $491,096 compared to $888,299 for Q1 2001, a decrease of 44.7%; revenues for the quarter decreased 66.1% sequentially

FTTH Council Seeks Pork
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

America's other white meat

Sage Reports on FTTD
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Sage Research study sees fiber-to-the-desktop use increasing, although future is uncertain

Bell Labs Achieves 'Nano' Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Have fabricated an individually addressable transistor whose channel consists of just one molecule

Nexans Has Cables
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Designed to meet the requirements for STM1 connections between switching and transmission equipment

Heptagon Adds COO
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Andreas Herren, ex-Acterna, named chief operating officer

Carrier1 Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Jim Brennan, formerly at 360 Networks appointed executive vice president for sales and marketing

Corning Idles UK Cable Plant
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2001

Lays off 170 staff at Whiston plant. Hopes to recommence production in late 2002/early 2003

Appian Moves Into Asia
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Opens its Asia-Pacific sales and support headquarters in Hong Kong

Tellium Confirms Guidance
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Estimated revenues for 2001 continue to be in the range of $130 million to $135 million

$10M Lands in Cradle
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Cradle Technologies secures additional $10 million in funding round led by Charter Ventures and Smart Technology Ventures

XO Posts Q3 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Total revenue grew to $331.5 million in the third quarter of 2001, a 48 percent increase over Q3 2000

Yankee Looks at Fixed Wireless
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Yankee Group projects that worldwide market for high-frequency fixed wireless solutions will grow to $1.9 billion in 2006

Alcatel Wins UK Broadband Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

To deploy a high-speed network in Scotland and northern England for Omne communications Ltd., a digital broadband TV cable provider

Cypress Communications Ends Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Reports a net loss of $14.9M, or $3.09 per share, compared with a net loss of $18.7 million, or $3.88 per share, in Q2 2001

Agilent Plugs Plug-Ins
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Dual-standard interface modules allow field technicians to test and troubleshoot OC12/STM4 and OC48c/STM16 optical equipment

Report Sees Chip Rebound
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Semiconductor Industry Association forecasts semiconductor recovery for 2002-2004; sees chip market totaling $218 billion in 2004

Tiara's Virtually Dynamic
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Tiara Networks adds dynamic routing and VLANs to its access and aggregation platforms

Global Crossing Scores $700M Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

To develop and manage global wide area data and voice network infrastructure for Computer Sciences Corp.

Nortel Mobilizes in China
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Wins contracts worth about US$18 million to provide optical long-haul backbone networks for China Mobile

Carrier1 Virtualizes IP
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

With a contract in excess of US$1 million, Carrier1 will provide Virtual Internet Services (VISP) to Sapphire Multimedia

Intense Photonics Unveils Product, Plant
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Startup opens fabrication plant and names first product - a monolithic array of 980 nm pump lasers

BT Makes Big Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2001

Ending Concert joint venture with AT&T results in Q2 net loss of £1.476 billion

Electronicast Predicts Component Boom
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Global consumption of optical components will grow from $407 million in 2000 to $1.12 billion in 2005

Alloptic Joins SandStream
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Pair announces initiative to jointly market fully converged IP services and equipment for FTTH applications

Nortel's Optera Gets Osminated
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Nortel Networks has completed the Telcordia OSMINE Services process for its OPTera 5200 Multiservice Platform

Kamelian Seeks Advice
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Optical component vendor creates an advisory board to facilitate move from startup into full manufacturing operations

EXFO Has PMD Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Launches the FPMD-5600 Femtosecond Polarization Mode Dispersion Analyzer

LaserComm Gets Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Its broadband Hi-Mode Dispersion Management Device has successfully completed qualification testing to Telcordia standards

MFN Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Revenues of $91.5 million were in the range of the company's revised guidance

Chung Hwa Deploys Juniper
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Chung Hwa Telecom International to deploy Juniper Networks M160 routers for its data center

kSaria Taps Lucent Techie
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

William Emkey, kSaria's new CTO, managed optical research teams for Bell Labs and Lucent for nearly 20 years

Yankee Forecasts Metro Ether Market
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Believes retail metro Ethernet services revenue is set to increase sharply over the next five years, reaching over $4 billion by 2006

Ixia Names Sales Poobah
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

David Anderson, previous CEO of Silicon Valley Networks, appointed Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development Operations

PMC-Sierra, Altera Work Together
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Companies announce hardware interoperability for OC192 POS and 10-gigabit Ethernet networking systems

White Rock Scores $60M
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Third-round investors include Oak Investment Partners, Mayfield Fund, Meritech Capital, Hook Partners, and Fremont Communications

RealChip Hires 2 Guys Named Raj
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Raj Parekh appointed chairman of the board; Raj Singh named president and CEO

OCPI Launches Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Optical Communication Products launches small-form-factor pluggable optical transceivers product family

Avanex Hires John Tyler
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Our tenth president, born in 1790, is surprisingly fit

Easynet Lights Waterways
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Wins a long-term contract with British Waterways (Easynet's head office is within easy reach of the Goodge Street tube station)

Lucent Puts Division on the Block
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Lucent Technologies pursues sale of its enterprise professional services business

Alcatel Talks Turnkey With Telstra
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Alcatel has signed with Telstra, the Australian telecom service provider, a contract for implementing Alcatel's DWDM system

NSF Funds EVL Scientists
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $540,000 grant to develop Quanta, a software system for quality-of-service support

West Bay Ships Its Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Has begun to ship samples of its new framer, the WB1500, globally to multiple customers

FiberNet Meets Q3 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Not saying much

Ciena to Supply AFN
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Ciena will supply intelligent optical networking equipment for AFN's North American network

Taqua Switch, AFC Platform Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Taqua's OCX Class 5 switch demonstrates successful interoperation with Advanced Fibre Communications' AccessMAX multiservice platforms

Amdocs Signs Off on Year
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Q4 revenue increases 31.9% to $415.4 million; annual revenue tops $1.5 billion; board of directors authorizes stock repurchase

OCPI Closes Fiscal Year
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Revenue for Q4 of fiscal 2001 decreased 54.7% to $14.9 million from $32.8 million for the same period in fiscal 2000

FLAG Meets Q3 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Cash revenues at $723.9M and adjusted EBITDA at $612.7M for the nine months to September 30, 2001

Continuum Chooses Applied MEMS
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Applied MEMS Inc. to develop the core MEMS components of Continuum's DirectLight line of optical switches

Cisco Exec Joins Sheer
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Kevin Neal named Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Field Operations

CNN Tests IP TV
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

CoreExpress and Path 1 Network conclude 90-day field trial with CNN to test multicasting of broadcast-quality video over an IP network

ECI Reports Flat Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2001

Revenues for the third quarter of 2001 were $262.9 million compared to $266.4 million in the second quarter

K2 Names Tech Honchos
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Dr. Paul Zorabedian, CTO and VP of advanced product development; Dr. Subrata Dey, VP of engineering and new product introduction

Bandwidth9 Has Wavelength Locker
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Now, if it can only remember the combination...

AFOP Adds Connectors
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Releases its MU fiber connector series

Cisco Enhances Security
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Adds 11 new providers and expands existing provider offerings for its Managed Security Services Initiative

TeraXion to Make Masks
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Announces in-house fabrication capabilities for holographic phase masks

Band-X X-pands in NYC
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Extends its IP Routed service with 10 new access points in the New York area

Yipes Boasts Q3 Growth
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Sales booked by Yipes in the third quarter ending September 2001 grew 87 percent over the same quarter a year ago

Gtran Adds to Chip Suite
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Has developed a 4:1 mux/CMU, a 1:4 dmux/CDR, and a widely tunable VCO for OC768 Sonet applications

West Bay Opens in Germany
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

West Bay Semiconductor establishes Europe field office, appoints ex-Infineon/PMC-Sierra exec to provide regional support

XO Deploys Juniper Routers
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

XO Communications is deploying Juniper Networks' M-series Internet routers in its new nationwide OC192 backbone intercity network

Alcatel Finds Use for Polish Railroad
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Alcatel and Polskie Koleje Panstwowe, a Polish railway, launch the first DWDM operating network in Poland

Ex-Kymata Exec Joins Sparkolor
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Dr. Steffen Koehler named vice president of marketing

Aerie Grabs Metricom Assets
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Acquires the Ricochet wireless broadband network assets and intellectual property in an $8.25M cash deal from bankrupt Metricom

fSona Adds to Wireless Family
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

SONAbeam 155-S is designed for LAN bridging and last-mile connectivity

Ixia Acquires Caimis
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Caimis develops sophisticated technologies for routing optimization and network performance

No Merger for Global Crossing
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Global Crossing and Asia Global Crossing end merger discussions

Cedar Point Communications Launches
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Company is creating Cable Media Switching Systems, headend equipment enabling broadband cable telephony services

Silicon Labs Lowers Jitter
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Introduces industry's lowest-jitter Sonet/SDH clock multiplier IC, the 9x9mm Si5320

Enterasys X-Pedites
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Adds HSSI and serial WAN, ATM (OC3), and FDDI to X-Pedition routing platform

Emperative Interoperates
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Has completed interoperability between its ProvEn Optical application and products from ONI Systems, Nortel Networks, and LuxN

Xpeed Buys French Optical House
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Xpeed Networks acquires CS Telecom’s optical division with its advanced PON and chip technology

Corona Names Finance Boss
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Appoints David Robertson CFO and senior vice president of finance and operations

Jedai Unveils Access Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

The 'Runner' product family represents an advanced level of integration of optical, IP/datacom, and telecom technologies

Network Physics Growing
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Moves to new headquarters; names Naiting Hsu CTO, Mark Carrington VP of sales

Expand Networks Contracts With NTT
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

NTT Communications Corp. will OEM Expand Networks' Accelerator product line

General Bandwidth Gets Osmined
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Company's G6 multi-application platform completes Telcordia OSMINE services process

Nortel Integrates With Unisys
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Integrated optical solution designed to address metro storage and application requirements

Alvesta Secures $12M Round 3
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Enterprise Partners led the round, which included Intel, Hamarex Holdings, Quantum Technology Ventures, and Cypress Semiconductor

LuxN to Demo Terascale Support
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

LuxN's WavSystem will support the the world's first multisite supercomputing system, the Distributed Terascale Facility

Marconi, Telica Team on Voice Apps
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Marconi's ASX-4000 switch and Telica's Plexus 9000 voice packet switch passed interoperability tests in transporting VOIP and VOATM

Ellacoya Gets More Funding
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

$25 million third round was provided by Bessemer Venture Partners, Centennial Ventures, Goldman Sachs, and Lightspeed Venture Partners

ADVA Claims 'Stable' Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Actual net loss from continued operations was €40.0 million (US$35.9M), compared to €35.2 million ($31.6M) in Q3 2000

Precision Releases 'ControlFREQ'
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

A wavelength locking platform consisting of a suite of wavelength-control optoelectronic subassemblies

Dorado Addresses IP
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Redcell Registrar aims to simplify IP address management and lower operating costs

Japan Telecom Trials Calient Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Startup unveils first potential customer, names OKI as its Japanese reseller

Carrier1 Tries to Reduce Debt
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2001

Struggling European carrier launches tender offer for its high yield notes

Global, Asia Crossing: Merger is Off
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Merger talks between international operators are called off, "due to current market conditions"

Cisco Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2002 were $4.4 billion, a 3% increase from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2001

Bookham Into DWDM
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Company's Optical Spectrum Analysis Modules are being evaluated by Nortel

Cirrex Offers OCHIPs
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Long-reach OC48 DWDM transceivers enable low cost, high performance DWDM services for the metro network

Motorola Intros System-on-a-Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Solution for SOHO routing and edge control applications requiring Ethernet and PCI connectivity

Spirent Touts 10-Gig Test Advance
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Its AX/4000 10GbE UniPHY test solution implements 10-Gig Ethernet LAN and WAN, OC192 POS, and Layer 1 BERT

Sphera Gets $25 Million
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Participating in Round C were The Mayfield Fund, Soros Private Equity Partners, Pequot Capital Management, and Oak Investment Partners

EXFO Completes Avantas Buy
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Has completed its previously announced acquisition of fiber optic testing equipment supplier

Marvell Promotes Alaska
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Alaska™ Quad Transceiver to support Gigabit over fiber networks

Agilent Offers GMPLS RSVP Test
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Issues conformance test solution for the emerging Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching optical networking standard

MEF Touts Progress
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Metro Ethernet Forum establishing carrier-class Ethernet technical specifications

Williams Scores With Yahoo
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Well, who hasn't?

Unisphere Wins Down Under
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Australian carrier Telstra has chosen Unisphere’s ERX for edge aggregation and IP routing

Astral Point Selects Agere Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Agere's 6.8-Gbit/s transceiver chip and Sonet overhead path processor to be used in Astral Point's ON 7000 Integrated Optical Transport Node

FiberCorp Makes Belgian Sale
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Groupe S has ordered a dark fiber connection between its main offices in Brussels

BellSouth Goes With ADVA
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

ADVA's Fiber Service Platform (FSP) 500 to support BellSouth’s point-to-point gigabit Ethernet service

Trebia Appoints
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Willie Anderson named vice president of engineering and Al Litchfield VP of sales

iBasis Deploys Brix
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Has implemented the Brix System service assurance solution to help verify the quality of its VOIP services

Ericsson Wins in Russia
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Has been awarded a contract by leading Russian operator Combellga for a wireless broadband access network

Yankee: Alcatel Boosts WAN Lead
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Yankee Group reports Alcatel increased its global market share from 20 to 24 percent in the WAN market

Motorola Adds to Alliance
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Joining Motorola's Smart Networks Alliance are HCL Technologies, Tality Corporation, and Viridien Technologies

Sprint, Nortel Ink Billion-Dollar Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Sprint awards $1.1 billion deal to Nortel Networks for next-generation network

IDT, AMCC Co-Process
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Partnership to interface IDT's IP co-processors and AMCC's network processors in OC12 to OC192 line-rate applications

Internet Machines Work With PMC
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Internet Machines announces 'glueless interoperability' with PMC-Sierra's solutions for 10-Gbit/s networking systems

Mindspeed Unveils Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Quad SerDes transceiver for 10-gigabit Ethernet equipment

Neosnet Has a Customer
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

C2i’s main data center is a high-security nuclear-hardened bunker deep in the Cheshire countryside

WaveSmith Has WaveFlow
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Management platform for DN Multiservice Switches promises 'flow-through' provisioning, rapid service deployment and OSS integration

Power X Teams With Tality
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Tality, the world's largest provider of IP and engineering services, can support Power X TeraChannel customers

Blueprint Adds Partners
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Senior operating execs Cynthia Ringo and Ann Zeichner to accelerate sourcing and building of next-gen communications companies

Riverstone Rings Rapidly
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Innovative technology enhances Rapid Spanning Tree for ring-based networks; multiple carriers are deploying solution

Tektronix Launches Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

The CSA7404 is "the first and only real-time digital oscilloscope," says Tektronix

NetPlane Upgrades MPLS Software
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

LTCS 4.0 features full integration with OPTIRoute, NetPlane’s carrier-class implementation for IP and optical routing

E2O Claims VCSEL Power Record
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Startup says its long-wavelength vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) delivers 4mw of CW output power at room temperature

Lantern Demos 10-Gig RPR
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2001

Its Metro Packet Switch (MPS) is the industry's first true 10-Gbit/s resilient packet ring (RPR) product

Tellabs Terminates Its Titan 6700
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

Company stops development of core optical switch, shifts resources to its Titan 6100 metro DWDM platform

GDC Files for Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

Lenders pull the plug on General Datacom, a rather boring equipment manufacturer

Spectra-Physics Has Optical Test Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

Introduces a fiber optic switch platform for applications in telecommunications testing

AFC to Buy Back Stock
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

Board authorizes the repurchase of up to 10 percent of its outstanding shares of common stock

Corning Builds Cabinets
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

And we thought they were strictly glassware

Zarlink Closes Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

Revenue for the quarter was better than forecasted at $77.5M but lower than $194.3M for the same period last year

SS8 Buys ADC Division
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

SS8 Networks acquires ADC's Enhanced Services division for $45 million; raises $62 million financing package

HP Welcomes Component Insights
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2001

Component Insights Inc. has joined Hewlett-Packard’s Software Business Partner Program

Ibsen Makes a Comeback
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

$15M from Dansk Kapitalanlæg Aktieselskab and others lures Norwegian playwright out of retirement

Nortel Exec to Head Crossbeam
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Peter George, Crossbeam's new president and CEO, most recently served as president of Nortel's Enterprise Solutions group

Swedish MEMS Startup Scores $2.5M
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Silex Microsystems has raised €2.7 million from venture capitalists Startupfactory and Swedestart

Opnet Reports Growth, Contract Win
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Revenue for the quarter was a record $11.3 million, an increase of 45% over Q2 2000; wins Guru deal with Global Crossing

Foundry Buys Back 1.5M Shares
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Has completed a repurchase of 1,522,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to a repurchase program announced in January

Lightscape Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

ECI subsidiary has appointed Joshua 'Shuka' Di-Noor as vice president and chief financial officer

LanOptics Ends Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Revenues from continuing operations totaled $421,000; operating loss was $2,315,000; net loss, $0.02 per share

Report Sees Gig-E Growth
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Gigabit Ethernet market to reach $44 billion by 2005, according to Pioneer Consulting

Williams Posts Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Network revenues increase to $271.1 million, a 52 percent increase over Q3 2000; net loss of 55 cents per share

Kestrel Names Systems Boss
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

David M. Yoffie appointed senior vice president, general manager, systems line of business

ONI Gets Netcool With Micromuse
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Companies announce the availability of a Netcool Ready solution for ONI's OPTX Network Manager

Sigma Deploys Ciena
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Sigma Networks introduces new hubbed Sonet services powered by Ciena CoreDirector

AFOP Appoints
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Names Andy Zhou senior director of product marketing; Wayne O'Connell, senior product manager in the marketing group

Tut Ups Pop
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Tut Systems expands its IntelliPOP line of solutions to include its first optical-input, chassis-based product

Qwest Boosts Incentives
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Extends contract of chairman and CEO Joseph P. Nacchio; is providing additional equity incentives to 15 other senior executives

Scion Advances Finances
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Promotes David A. Lund to the post of chief financial officer; announces commitments for close to $30 million in Series B funding

Fibernet Etherizes UK
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Metro and national gigabit Ethernet services will employ advanced resilient packet ring (RPR) technology

Lightech Launches Mechanical Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

The LT500 module, measuring 15x50x70mm, operates over the full wavelength range of 1280-1340 and 1520-1580nm

ADC Dumps
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Updates guidance on financial results and completes sales of business unit and product lines

Data Connection Shipping Software
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Ciena and Corvis have chosen the initial release of its OIF user-to-network (UNI) v1.0 implementation

Williams Acquires CoreExpress
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Williams to obtain the fiber optic network, intellectual property, and Internet protocol capabilities of the ISP

Corvis Adds Dill
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

Mark Dill, formerly of Nortel Networks and AT&T, has joined the company as vice president, marketing communications

Siemens Wins $50M China Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2001

To construct a country-wide fiber optic network for China United Telecommunications Corp. (China Unicom)

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