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Trend Launches Sonet/SDH Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2002

Modular platform targets SDH, Sonet, PDH at speed of up to 10Gbit/s. Further modules planned

Cenus Tests Routing Software
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2002

Startup concludes benchmark testing of its next-gen Layer 7 routing technology at the Sun Microsystems labs

Global Semiconductor Sales Up
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2002

Marconi Inks DSL Deal with Paradyne
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2002

Enables operators to offer DSL lines carrying 30 voice channels in addition to Internet access

mmO2 Chooses Cisco Gear
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2002

mm02 selects Cisco Systems as preferred supplier of its IP infrastructure throughout Europe

Cisco Boosts IPsec Functionality of IOS
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2002

Now supports Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), Dynamic Multipoint VPNs, Network Address Translation (NAT) transparency, and enhanced Quality of Service (QoS),

BFi Optilas Distributes NEL Driver
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2002

10.7 Gb/s Lithium Niobate modulator driver with Bias Tee embedded

France Telecom Denies Press Reports
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2002

Will publish results of study on Dec 5. Says reports of planned additional layoffs are "totally false"

Get Up To Speed with Opto Speed
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2002

Module maker offers training for sales, marketing and product support engineers

RAD Wins Norwegian Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2002

BaneTele will use RAD's access equipment to connect business users and provide communications between railway stations

Level 3 to Acquire Genuity Assets
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2002

Deal expected to close in the first quarter 2003

FT Sells Vodafone-Panafon Stake
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2002

France Telecom agrees to sell its 58.9M shares in Vodafone-Panafon (10.85% of the company) to Vodafone for about €310M

Gartner: SPR Market Shrinks
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2002

Gartner/Dataquest says worldwide service provider router (SPR) market totaled $445M in 3Q02, down 10% sequentially

Gartner: Ethernet on the Rise
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2002

Gartner/Dataquest says Ethernet switching shipments are on the rise, but revenue remains flat in third quarter of 2002

TriQuint Affirms Forecast
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2002

TriQuint Semiconductor provides updated guidance for 4Q02 and 1Q03

Worldcom Settles With SEC
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2002

WorldCom doesn't admit to any wrongdoing, but it pinky-swears not to break any laws in the future. Well, I guess that's okay, then

Berkeley Lab Wins Bandwidth Challenge
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2002

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory wins the High-Performance Bandwidth Challenge at SC2002 for the third year in a row

LR Tests MPLS Multiservice Switches
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Light Reading publishes the first independent test of MPLS multiservice switches, undertaken by EANTC with Agilent equipment

Birch Files Against SW Bell
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Birch Telecom, nine other companies file complaint against Southwestern Bell for anti-competitive practices

Encore Interoperates With Quarry
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Encore Networks announces successful VPN compatibility testing with Quarry Technologies' service edge switches

Wholesale Wireline Revenues Growing
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Yankee Group reports wholesale services account for 25% of wireline telecommunications revenues

Watchguard Increases Market Share
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

WatchGuard shows strong firewall/VPN market share increase for second consecutive quarter, according to Infonetics study

Sonera Execs Held for Trial
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

VPs Jari Jaakkola and Henri Harmia are being held in pre-trial detention on suspicion of gross violation of secrecy of communications

Agility Launches MSA-Compliant Laser
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Agility Communications launches 20mW, 25Ghz widely tunable laser with multi-source agreement footprint

Extreme Links Telescopes
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Leading scientists at MIT, NASA, NSF, and DARPA link large radio telescopes with 'eVLBI' connectivity techniques from Extreme Networks

Tunables Get an MSA
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Agility, Alcatel Optronics, and Bookham Technology announce multi-source agreement for tunable laser sources

Optibase Streams Video
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Optibase releases new video streaming platform addressing high-quality, low-bit-rate video applications

ADC Showcases VOIP Projects
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

ADC displays Cedar Point's Safari C3 in support of PacketCable VoIP and demonstrates PacketCable interoperability with Syndeo's Syion 426

Lynx Switches Wideband
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2002

Lynx introduces wideband switching capability for its PLC switching subsystems

Indigo Unveils Dispersion Compensators
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

They're low cost and tunable, according to Indigo

Fourteen Telcos Pick Next Level
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Minnesota consortium chooses vendor's IP TV gear

Metalink Wins With Wistron
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Wistrom will design DSLAMs based on Metalink's quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) version of VDSL

Metalink CEO Buys In
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Tzvika Shukhman picks up more than 600,000 shares on the open market

Broadcom lays off 500
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Company still wants opex cut by 10 percent but vows it hasn't canceled any product lines

Oplink Adds Undersea WDM Components
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Adds wideband fiber coupler to list of high-reliability WDM components for undersea applications

Optun, Infineon Merge WDM Efforts
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Infineon to spin off its fiber optic passive WDM unit R&D in the WDM optical component arena, and merge these activities with Optun

Ericsson to Run Brazil Network
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Brasil Telecom has outsourced its fixed network operations to Ericsson in the region of Rio Grande do Sul

Qtera Founder Joins VC Firm
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Fahri Diner joins Applied Materials Ventures as general partner

Sprint Adds Managed Services
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Enhances its standard managed network solutions to offer standardized and custom managed networking services

ADC Demos VOIP Kit
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Demonstrates PacketCable VOIP interoperability with Syndeo's Syion 426; displays Cedar Point's Safari C3 in support of PacketCable VOIP

Xilinx Unveils Evaluation Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Ml300 evaluation platform products for FPGA with PowerPC processors and 3.125-Gbit/s serial transceivers

Sun, Lucent Expand Alliance
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Announce global expansion of their strategic alliance to deliver business solutions to service providers and enterprise customers

Lumera Wins Gov't Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Awarded $1M contract to develop electro-optic polymer materials for fabrication of prototype wideband optical modulators

Broadband Comes to Shropshire
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Advantage West Midlands announces pilot scheme to stimulate takeup of broadband in the market town of Bridgnorth in Shropshire

Ditech Closes Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Revenues for the second quarter ended October 31 were $12.1M, up 11% from revenues of $10.9M in the prior quarter; net loss was $19.6M

Arris Trims Down
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Announces completion of sale of actives business to Scientific-Atlanta and further force reductions

Centellax Intros OC768 Amps
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Unveils two broadband driver amplifier modules for OC768 optical modulators

Advanced Photonix Touts Detector
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Advanced Photonix introduces linear detector array with amplifier

TranSwitch Releases Ether/Sonet Mapper
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

Integrated OC3 mapping device designed for adapting Ethernet traffic onto existing Sonet/SDH transport networks

MEMS Group Teams With Nexus
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2002

MEMS Industry Group and European microsystems network have entered into a partnership to foster greater MEMS use in Europe and N. America

Sprint Has Fewest Outages
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

Sprint poised to lead industry for seventh consecutive year with fewest FCC-reportable long-distance outages

FT, MobilCom Break Up
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

France Telecom and MobilCom set terms for an amicable termination of their relationship -- she keeps the house, he gets the dog

Measuring Qwest
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

ICON Group publishes vertical gap analysis and labor productivity benchmarks on Qwest Communications

Fortinet Allies With Japan's Zuken
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

Zuken NetWave to attack rapidly growing network protection market in Japan with Fortinet's FortiGate product line

MetraTech Hires Dudman
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

Mark Dudman joins MetraTech as vice president of engineering

NetTest Offers On-Site Evaluations
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

NetTest is offering fiber characterization services on-site for telecom and datacom network providers

Experts Talk FTTH
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

Industry experts convene in Washington to examine the current implementation and promise of fiber-to-the-home technology

Wavelength Services to Pay Off
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

Pioneer Consulting predicts global wavelength services market to reach nearly $1.6B by 2007

ADC to Come Off Nasdaq-100
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

Based on some discussions with representatives of the Nasdaq, ADC believes its about to be booted from the Nasdaq-100 Index

RPR Alliance Reaches Working Ballot
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

IEEE 802.17 RPR standard moves to working group ballot; Infineon Technologies increases its participation in the Alliance

Marvell Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2002

Net revenue was a record $135.9M, up 86% from last year and up 14% sequentially, but GAAP net loss still totaled $7.7M ($0.06 per share)

Mosaid Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Revenues were $7.9M, compared to $11.1M for the year-ago quarter; net loss came to $3.4M ($0.34 per share), down from $19.4M a year ago

Alcatel Wins Matáv Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Matáv uses Alcatel's next-generation optical SDH multiservice systems for Hungarian transmission network expansion

Court Approves GT Sale
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

GT Group Telecom gets approval for CN$260.5M sale to 360networks and the process for creditors to consider a Plan of Arrangement

Spectrum Wins Deal at Rittal
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Spectrum networks wins $5.5M contract to manage worldwide telecom services for Rittal Corp.

ITXC Leads in VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

ITXC is global voice-over-IP market share leader for the third consecutive year, according to TeleGeography 2003

Agilent CEO Hops on Board
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Agilent Technologies' president and CEO, Ned Barnholt, to assume board chairmanship as well, replacing the retiring Gerald Grinstein

Alcatel Picks ST DSL chip
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

STMicroelectronics' next-generation ADSL chipset to be included in Alcatel's newest DSLAM, doubling line density

OIF Approves Four Specs
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

OIF approves four Physical and Link Layer (PLL) Implementation Agreements (IA) for tunable lasers, SFI-4, Phase 2, VSR4-05 and VSR5

Zarlink Intros Interconnect Modules
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Zarlink launches 12-channel parallel fiber optic modules for high-capacity optical interconnect

Qwest Concentrates on Customers
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Qwest names Joni Baird as VP of corporate social responsibility (a.k.a. community relations), touts customer service improvements

S&P Upgrades Cisco Stock
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

S&P equity analyst upgrades Cisco stock to Buy, believing that the firm is well positioned for a technology turnaround

Carlyle Group Names Chairman
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Carlyle Group names Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. as chairman; Frank Carlucci to become chairman emeritus after nine-year tenure

Colibrys Closes $10M
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Colibrys closes second round of financing for $10M, with all existing investors participating and new investment from Innoventure Capital

Sprint Upgrades Atlanta Network
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Sprint builds out metro access infrastructure in Atlanta via multiyear agreement with AGL Networks

IBM and Corrent Team Up
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Integration of openCryptoki with Corrent’s S2000 SSL/IPsec accelerator card improves performance by 10X

NSF Funds Logistical Networking
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

National Science Foundation award to build national Logistical Networking testbed at the University of Tennessee

VPN/Firewall Sector Struggles On
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

VPN/firewall market fights through tough Q3, growing just 4% to $668M; should reach $874M by 3Q03

Qwest Offers Debt Exchange
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Qwest Communications announces private debt exchange offer for $12.9B of debt securities of Qwest Capital Funding, Inc.

Tellabs Chief Keeps Stiff Upper Lip
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Chairman and CEO Michael Birck says telecom industry will return to health, but not before some sobering changes

Ixia Tests RPR
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Ixia announces industry's first comprehensive verification platform for Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) networks

Telia's Sonera Offer Scores
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Shareholders representing more than 90% of the shares in Sonera have accepted Telia's public offer

Qwest COO Quits
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2002

Qwest Communications announces resignation of Afshin Mohebbi as president and chief operating officer, does not plan to fill the spot

Oplink Nixes Stock Split
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Oplink continues stock repurchase program but intends not to perform a reverse stock split, though it wants to stay on the Nasdaq

Telcordia Hires Terry Vega
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Telcordia Technologies names Terry Vega head of new 'Mobility, Cable, and Emerging Markets' business unit

Reports: Sonus #1 in Voice
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Sonus Networks leads the carrier packet voice market, according to Q3 market share reports from Infonetics, In-Stat, and Synergy

Shanxi Cable Picks Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Chinese cable operator selects Riverstone for province-wide voice, video, and data network buildout

Lambda Optics Releases VOAs
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Lambda Optics announces release of ultra-fast 30dB, 40dB, and 60dB multifunctional Variable Optical Attenuators

Agilent Announces SerDes Core
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Agilent Technologies' breakthrough SerDes IP semiconductor core enables integration of 150 channels per chip

Circadiant Tests 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Circadiant Systems Optical Standards Tester to evaluate 10GE systems and components at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab

Williams Shareholders Sue SSB
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Class action lawsuit filed against Salomon Smith Barney and Jack Grubman regarding Williams Communications analyst reports

Overture Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Overture Networks hires Jay Bowker to lead worldwide sales efforts

SBC Has a Plan for the FCC
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Continuing to lobby for the elimination of UNE-P regulations, SBC proposes to the FCC a transition plan for a viable wholesale model

EXFO Selects Channels
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

EXFO launches channel selector for commissioning and lighting channels in DWDM networks

Intec Acquires Ericsson's Billing
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Intec Telecom Systems acquires Ericsson's 'Settler' interconnect billing product unit for $5.1M

Roche Adopts Cisco VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Global healthcare company Roche implements worldwide IP telephony strategy based on Cisco technology

APA Optics Intros Mux/Demux
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

APA Optics delivers high-performance, multimode DWDM multiplexer/demultiplexer for free-space and last-mile applications

Avanex Gets New CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Avanex board elects chairman Walter Alessandrini to additional posts of CEO and president, replacing Paul Engle

Nortel Deploys Ethernet in China
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Nortel Networks deploys optical Ethernet solution for high-speed broadband services in Beijing and Qingdao

NetLogic Supports Intel NPUs
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

NetLogic Microsystems announces availability of a software developer kit to support Intel network processors

Net.com Intros VOIP Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

New SHOUTIP platform from net.com addresses critical voice-over-IP requirements for both service providers and enterprises

JDSU MD Becomes C2V COO
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

Former JDS Uniphase Photonics managing director Marcel Klein Koerkamp, PhD, named COO of C2V

ServGate: VPNs for Remote Users
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2002

ServGate introduces VPN client solution based on SafeNet Technology for remote workforce 'anytime' connectivity

TAM Sells Distressed Telco Assets
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Telecom Asset Management Group establishes channel for disposition and acquisition of complex assets in changing telecom landscape

Report: Global Telephony in Trouble
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

International revenues plunged $10 billion in 2001 and incumbents gained market share, says Telegeography

Optical Solutions Goes Rustic
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Its FiberPath 400 PON-based access system is put on the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) List of Materials

Viper Networks Launches NextPhase
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Viper Networks forms a wholly-owned subsidiary, NextPhase Technologies, to focus on mergers, acquisitions, and investments

Agilent Intros Sealed 10G Amp
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Claims industry's smallest hermetically sealed, surface-mount optical driver amplifier

Clear, Granite Unified at MATAV
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

NetVisor integrates wares from Clear and Granite for provider MATAV

Resilience Secures With Check Point
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Resilience expands family of "Secured by Check Point" VPN/Firewall appliances offering leading price/performance and high availability

Fastnet Secures HIPAA
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Fastnet and WeAreHIPAA team to offer healthcare organizations HIPAA-compliant privacy and security solutions

MEF Gets ITU Blessing
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

The two groups will cooperate on definitions and standards for Ethernet services

Alcatel Wins SDH Deal in Lithuania
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Lithuania's largest provider will use Alcatel SDH gear to build metro rings

AT&T Sheds Cable Division
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

New Chairman and CEO marks the streamlined AT&T's first day of trading by meeting with employees and emphasizing customers

CoSine Blocks DOS Attacks
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

CoSine launches DoSShield to protect service providers and enterprises in Europe from DOS attacks

Intel Chips Target 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Intel pushes 10-Gig Ethernet for the enterprise, launching chips for Xenpak, XPAK, X2 and XFP modules

Fujitsu Flashwave Goes West
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Rural LEC will use gear for linear OC48 networks in Wyoming and Montana

Fibernet Boosts MaNAP
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Fibernet delivers a backbone network upgrade to the Manchester Network Access Point (MaNAP), enabling gigabit-level service

Nortel Publicizes Partners
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Seven companies joined Nortel's partner community last quarter

Marconi Demos Supercomputing Grid
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Marconi demonstrates global supercomputing grid, using its new virtual presence system, at SC2002

Aurora Shows Off Products
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Aurora will demonstrate its product solutions for hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) and fiber deep architectures at BroadbandPlus

Cisco Broadens Security Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Cisco Systems introduces 12 platform and services enhancements, reinforcing its leadership in security market

Sarvega Releases Next-Gen Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Sarvega announces availability of next-generation XML switch, XPE 2000, featuring the XML EventStream Operating System (XESOS)

Enterasys Intros Security Router
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Enterasys announces the XSR-1850 security router and VPN feature set for high performance and secure remote office networking

VINA Enables Eschelon Access
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

IADs from VINA are the basis for a new access service in six states

IP Unity Hires Bhatia
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

IP Unity hires Dr. Keith Bhatia, of ADC's Enhanced Services division until it was acquired by SS8, to head business development team

Sci-Atlanta Acquires ChanneLogics
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Scientific-Atlanta acquires ChanneLogics technology, expanding its data strategy to help operators extract more value from cable systems

Network Elements Outsources
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Network Elements streamlines product development and delivery model via outsourced manufacturing

360networks to Buy GT
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

360networks to acquire the troubled Group Telecom in a cash acquisition, the terms of which were not disclosed

Santec Unveils Lambda Blocker
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Santec introduces Lambda-Blocker as a new addition to its DWDM subsystems portfolio

Hi3G Picks Lumentis
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2002

Lumentis builds 3G network with its upgradeable SDH solution for Hi3G in the Malmo region in the South of Sweden

FT to Divest Netherlands Operator
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

France Telecom confirms its intention to divest Casema and has already re-entered into discussions with potential acquirers

Granite Intros Provisioning Tool
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

XML tool speeds provisioning, inventory provider says, using vendor-neutral replacements for complex APIs

Agilent Breaks Even in Q4
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Agilent Technologies reports net revenue of $1.74B and a loss of $2M, or $0.00 per share

AT&T Completes Comcast Merger
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

AT&T spins off AT&T Broadband to shareowners and completes AT&T Broadband merger with Comcast

Chiaro Unveils Routing Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Chiaro Networks intros Enstara routing platform, which is chosen by California Technology Institute to support grid application

Cisco, Juniper Rule Routers
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Cisco and Juniper move ahead in the high-end router market amid overall market decline, says Synergy

NCR Maintains Cogent
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

NCR selected by Cogent to maintain optical equipment at over 500 US locations

Siemens Opens Revenue Streams
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Siemens' Surpass Voice over Cable network solution allows cable operators to provide 3 different services over a single network

Dell'Oro: Lucent Rules Sonet/SDH
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Lucent Technologies regains leadership in Sonet/SDH optical equipment market, according to Dell'Oro report

Taqua Gets Reseller
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Taqua and Dynavar Networking sign national reseller agreement for Taqua's next-generation Class 5 switch

Marconi Touts Multicasting
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Marconi's Access Hub's new multicasting feature will enable operators to deliver video over DSL without straining network core

Bay, DOD Demo 10-Gig Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Bay Microsystems and the Department of Defense's Naval Research Lab demonstrate first 10-Gbit/s platform with OC-192 ATM SAR at SC2002

West Bay Debuts Sonet Chips
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

West Bay Semiconductor introduces two Sonet/SDH channelized framers

UFO Comms Picks Sorrento
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Unlimited Fiber Optic Communications to enter Los Angeles and Dallas metropolitan markets via Sorrento deal

Mitsubishi Modulators Debut
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Mitsubishi Electric samples 40-Gbit/s EA modulator chip and module that combine industry's highest input power tolerance with low chirp

Aurora Moves Office
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Aurora Networks moves headquarters to gain additional space for quadrupling of production floor

NComm Intros APS
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

NComm releases first standard Automatic Protection Switching (APS) product for Sonet transport

NTT Picks Sonus's Packets
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

NTT Communications deploys packet voice infrastructure with Sonus Networks

Alltel Tiers DSL Service
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Alltel's 'DSL Lite' offers new option for high-speed Internet access with fewer calories, less fat!

IDT Picks VPs
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

IDT names Thomas Brenner VP of worldwide marketing, promotes James L. Laufman to VP, general counsel, and assistant secretary

Swede Stock Exchange Gets Lumentis
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Lumentis's optical metro platform has been chosen for test and validation in the Swedish Stock Exchange's optical networks

PingTone Hires Prez, EVP
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

PingTone appoints Jerry Cady president and Mark Pugerude as executive VP of sales and marketing

Quake Rolls Out Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Quake is sampling QT2021, its second-generation monolithic 10-Gbit/s transceiver for Ethernet and Fibre Channel

Nortel Wins at Telus
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Telus deploys national voice-over-IP network based on Nortel Networks packet-based network technology

Alcatel Improves IP Core Router
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Introduces the 7770 Optical Broadband Exchange, designed to radically improve reliability, scalability, and economics of IP networks

OFS Sues Sterlite
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

OFS slaps a patent infringement suit on Sterlite Optical Technologies over the same patents that prompted action against FiberCore

Ixia Intros Portable Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Ixia introduces powerful and cost-effective field-portable performance analysis platform, the IXIA 250

Infonet Accesses Interoute
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Interoute signs 5-year metro network access deal with Infonet Services Corporation

SBC Bundles Services
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

SBC unveils a strategy to retain and attract new customers by rewarding those who consolidate their communications services with SBC

Broadcom Wins Server Contracts
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Broadcom's Ethernet-based silicon and software technology portfolio employed in IBM, HP, and Dell blade server designs

Metalink Plays by China's Rules
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Metalink’s QAM VDSL solution delivers 30-Mbit/s bi-directional communication, enabling next-generation broadband deployment in China

Marconi's ViPr Slithers Out
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Marconi's ViPr sets higher standard for network-centric military and government communications with 'virtual presence communications'

Alcatel Deploys DWDM for Telstra
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

3,100km system from Adelaide to Darwin increases operator's backbone capacity to meet voice, data, and Internet traffic demand in Australia

BaySpec Appoints Euro Distributor
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

BaySpec names LaserPoint as its distributor in Italy for products based on its Volume Phase Grating technology

Optibase, Kasenna Stream Video
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Optibase and Kasenna announce interoperability to deliver carrier-grade video streaming

Court OKs XO Reorg Plan
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

XO Communications set to emerge from bankruptcy, as US court confirms its standalone plan of reorganization

Proficient Appoints New CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Proficient Networks names Chris Vargas as CEO; founding president and CEO Allan Leinwand will remain president and 'visionary spokesperson'

Asia GlobalX Sold to Chinese
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Asia Netcom, a company organized by China Netcom, signs a deal to buy Asia GlobalX, even as some subsidiaries file for Chapter 11 in the US

Alcatel Shows Off Its Etchings
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2002

Alcatel introduces AMS 200 DE, a new deep oxide etching ICP production tool for MEMS and MOEMS

Swedes Win With Tunisians
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2002

Ericsson's ENGINE solution will serve as a platform for Tunisie Telecom's network expansion

DigiLens Grabs $4M
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

DigiLens kicks off financing round with $4M in first close, led by Crescendo Ventures

Terawave Breaks 1,000
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Terawave Communications breaks the 1,000-node mark, thanks in part to a Russian carrier that's deploying nodes at a rate of 100 per month

Fibera Passes Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Fibera's 50GHz multi-channel wavelength locker secures Telcordia qualification for optical component reliability

Legerity Restructures, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Legerity reorgs into three segments and attempts to 'right-size' and streamline itself -- meaning 80 employees are out the door

A Long Haul for Long Haul
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

To hear Probe Research tell it, the long-haul optical market has a long road ahead to recovery

Sandia Labs Picks Digital Matrix
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Sandia National Laboratories selects Digital Matrix to assist with MEMS/LIGA technology research

Moto Gains in Broadband
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Motorola hits an all-time high in the broadband market, as leaders Alcatel, Siemens, and Cisco slide, according to Synergy Research

1M Use FT Broadband
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

France Telecom surpasses one million ADSL subscribers, issues press release

BellSouth Applauds FCC Appointment
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

BellSouth is happy that the Senate has confirmed Jonathan Adelstein as a member of the Federal Communications Commission

WorldCom Appoints Capellas
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

As expected, ex-HP president Michael D. Capellas is named chairman and CEO of WorldCom

Optical Solutions Wins in Florida
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Optical Solutions awarded FTTH contract from Florida CLEC LiteStream Technologies for initial deployment in the Palencia development

Santec Unveils VOA
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Santec introduces a component, which it ideosyncratically calls an optical variable attenuator (OVA), with an integrated tap module

SBC Claims Great QOS
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

SBC Ameritech's service quality is at record levels, according to numbers compiled by... SBC Ameritech (ahem)

Qwest Sells Pharma Marketing Biz
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Senior management team purchases Qwest's online pharmaceutical marketing practice and will operate under the name Cadient

Ingrian Goes High-Availability
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Ingrian Networks offers high-availability option for its secure networking platforms, giving customers 'non-stop security'

Tellium Transfers to Smallcap
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Tellium to transfer to Nasdaq SmallCap Market at the opening of business on November 19, 2002

Lumenon Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Lumenon Innovative Lightwave Technology reduces its loss slightly to CDN$5.4M (US$3.4M), or CDN$0.13 (US$0.08) per share

DARPA Drops Infinite
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Infinite's revenues up 62% Y/Y to $3.75M, but contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency was unexpectedly terminated

Dell'Oro: Markets in Decline
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

In 3Q02 the Sonet/SDH market shrank to $1.1B, routers declined 2% to $1.5B, DSL fell 19% to $775M, but 10-Gig Ethernet grew 78%!

AT&T Sets Broadband Spinoff Date
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

AT&T board sets AT&T Broadband spinoff date, declares 1-for-5 reverse stock split, and names five members to Comcast board

FiberCore Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

$6.1M in total sales represented a 31% decline from last year's Q3, bringing in a net loss of $5.1M ($0.08 per diluted share)

Agilent Equips Boston U.
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Agilent and the Photonics Center at Boston University collaborate to develop new photonics laboratory to aid early-stage optics startups

Qwest Hires Rich Baer
News Wire Feed | 11/15/2002

Qwest appoints Rich Baer executive VP and general counsel, replacing Drake S. Tempest, who departed for greener pastures

Agilent Invests in Infinera
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Agilent Technologies' venture unit invests in Infinera; the amount of the investment was not disclosed

ServGate Integrates McAfee
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

ServGate Technologies offers edge-based virus scanning by integrating McAfee security technology

GTC Telecom Posts Profit
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

GTC Telecom announces its first profitable quarter ever, with earnings of $108,924 ($0.01 per share) on revenues of $4.3M

StockerYale Pushes PM Fiber
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

StockerYale introduces Bow-tie polarization maintaining fiber at operating wavelengths of 1300 nm and 1550 nm

Telefonica Boosts Q3 Income
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Net income totaled €538.1M, a gain of 21.6% over the same period last year, despite slipping revenues and EBITDA

Universal Access Hires Boxer
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Universal Access appoints Lance Boxer as interim CEO after founder Patrick Shutt resigns as chairman, president, and CEO

Agilent Intros Isolators
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Agilent rolls out a family of high-speed digital isolators, capable of transmitting data at a 100-megabaud (MBd) rate

Colt and AirFiber Link MTV
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

COLT Telecom and AirFiber team to provide network support for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2002

Pandatel Drops Guidance
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Although Pandatel boosted revenues in the first nine months, it now projects full-year revenues of €28M for 2002, versus €30.6M in 2001

Marconi Demos Global Grid
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Marconi to demonstrate broadband global grid and interactive applications, introducing its virtual presence platform, at SC2002

Sprint Cuts Costs and Jobs
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Sprint to reduce operating costs, laying off approximately 1,600 employees and 500 contractors from its PCS Division

DT Appoints New CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Deutsche Telekom’s supervisory board elects Kai-Uwe Ricke CEO; financials improve in the last nine months, so DT will cut 54,700 jobs

TIA: Capex Cuts Cripple Quality
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

The Telecommunications Industry Association tells the FCC there is a 'direct and irrefutable relationship' capex and service quality

SolarFlare Holds 10GE Tutorial
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

SolarFlare Communications points the way to 10-Gig Ethernet over structured copper cabling at the IEEE 802 plenary session in Kauai

Taqua Bumps Cisco at NCIC
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Taqua's OCX next-generation Class 5 switch will replace Cisco's VCO4K switch in NCIC Operator Services' network

XO Reports Positive EBITDA
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Revenue totaled $301.5M, down from $331.5M in the same period last year, but XO Communications still musters a positive EBITDA of $0.3M

Mitsubishi Creates Quantum Crypto
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Mitsubishi Electric demonstrates its experimental 'quantum cryptosystem' -- which promises 'unbreakable cryptography' -- over 87km

Xilinx Expands in China
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Xilinx expands in China with a second office in Shenzhen, to meet growing demand for programmable logic

FiberNet Posts Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

FiberNet Telecom recapitalization helps to reduce debt and improve liquidity, even as revenues slip to $5.9M

Arris Sells Actives Business
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Arris announces sale of the actives portion of its transmission and optical business to Scientific-Atlanta for $37.5M

Effnet Boosts Header Compression
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Effnet's ROHC passes the 'ROHC in the City' interoperability test with Ericsson, Acticom, ICR, and IRISA with flying colors

HighWave Has a Troubled Half
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

HighWave Optical Technologies' first-half revenues dove 89% to €2.3M, compared to €20.9M for the same period in the previous year

Marconi's CFO to Leave
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2002

Steve Hare will leave on Jan. 31, 2003 and has stepped down from Marconi's Board

Verizon Offers One Bill
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Verizon and Verizon Wireless offer one bill for all services in Florida

NetContinuum Does Web Security
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

NetContinuum transforms enterprise security market with introduction of all-in-one Web security gateway

IDS to Hit $393M in 2002
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Infonetics Research reports that worldwide intrusion detection system product revenue will reach $393M in calendar year 2002

Pulver Pounds Bells
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Jeff Pulver, CEO of pulver.com, decries report by Verizon, BellSouth, and Qwest taking aim at Internet telephony companies

Narad Scores $16M
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Narad Networks secures more than $16M in second round led by Polaris Venture Partners

Looking Glass to Acquire Lightwave
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Looking Glass Networks agrees to acquire Lightwave Communications, expanding its presence on the eastern seaboard

Vitesse, Titan Team on Asia
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Vitesse to offer local order fulfillment and logistic services in Asia via an agreement with Titan Logistics Corp.

PMC-Sierra's CFO Is a Krock
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

PMC-Sierra appoints Alan Krock as VP of finance and chief financial officer, replacing John Sullivan

Metrobility Picked by Buckeye
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Service provider selects Metrobility to provide Ethernet VLAN with unique remote site management and troubleshooting

BTexact Targets Testing
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

BTexact aims to lead the £600M European test and evaluation market

FNC Launches VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Fujitsu introduces voice-over-IP telephony solution with its SRS-12i and SRS-24i telephones

C&W Plans Global Reorg
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

After reviewing its business, C&W plans to pull out of domestic business markets in the US and Europe, eliminating about 3,500 jobs

Mindspeed Beats the Jitters
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Mindspeed enhances performance of multi-port DS3/E3/STS-1 LIUs with industry-leading design for ultra-low jitter

ECI Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Revenues decline 15.5% sequentially, though the company continues to generate positive cash flow; ECI decides to sell Innowave

Digital Lightwave Announces Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Net sales were $4.6M, up slightly sequentially but down from $8.4M in last year's quarter; GAAP net loss was $7.1M ($0.23 per share)

RAD Unveils Resilient Ethernet Rings
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

RAD unveils Resilient Fast Ethernet Ring (RFER) technology with under 50-millisecond, carrier-class restoration capability

Alopa Provisions Comcast
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Comcast selects Alopa for secure provisioning of voice-over-IP service

Nortel Shuffles Sales Execs
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

Nortel Networks reorganizes its sales organization in the Americas as Americas president Gary Donahee prepares to retire in the spring

CIR Iffy on Transmission Gear
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

CIR preaches cautious optimism for transmission components makers: the market will grow to $3.3B in 2006, but competition will be fierce

BT Names Chief Broadband Officer
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2002

BT appoints Alison Ritchie, current chief executive of BT Openworld, as its first chief broadband officer

360networks Comes Out of Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

360networks' plan of reorganization has become effective as it emerges from bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Sycamore Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Revenue fell to $5.9M from $21.2M in last year's Q1, but GAAP net loss shrank dramatically from $247.9M to "only" $17.4M

China Netcom Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Alcatel wins a $36M contract to supply China Netcom with a switching network that will enable the operator to achieve nationwide coverage

Eggheads Double Chip Speed
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Under a program sponsored by Infineon, young scientists break speed record, nearly doubling the data rate on chips

PrimaCom Deploys Cisco Gear
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

PrimaCom delivers digital TV and video-on-demand services using Cisco metro optical technology

SafeNet Secures NEC
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

NEC selects SafeNet's new SafeXcel-1741 VPN chip to secure fiber connections

Riverstone Extends ATM
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Riverstone Networks introduces ATM circuit extension technology, bringing the benefits of Ethernet to existing ATM networks

Memscap Pumps MUMPStart
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Memscap fast-tracks MEMS design and prototyping with MUMPStart, a one-stop software/service package for MEMS design and prototyping

GeoTel Picks Switch Management
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

GeoTel Communication Services selects Switch Management Corporation's WebCDR for wholesale billing solution

Nortel Announces Dividend
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

The fixed dividend rate on Nortel's Non-cumulative Redeemable Class A Preferred Shares Series 8 will be 3.389% per share

Force10 Announces Caltech Win
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

The California Institute of Technology is Force10 Networks third TeraGrid customer for its E-Series routers

Broadcom Names Interim COO
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Broadcom names Alan E. 'Lanny' Ross, a member of the board of directors, as interim chief operating officer

Procket Makes a Splash in Japan
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Three leading Japanese network integrators partner with Procket Networks to deliver next-generation IP solutions in Japan

Lightconnect Unveils MEMS VOA
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

LightConnect expands portfolio of Telcordia-qualified variable optical attenuators with MEMS VOA module

Harmonic Intros Optical Node
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Harmonic expands PWRBlazer family of optical nodes to enhance last mile capacity and availability

Consumer Groups Bash SBC
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Consumer groups in Illinois, Michigan, and Texas urge state regulators to investigate SBC's layoff 'doubletalk'

Syndesis Intros OSS
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Syndesis' NetDiscover upload and discovery solution improves OSS data integrity and benefits bottom line

Mindspeed Intros Crosspoint Switches
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Mindspeed sets new performance and cost savings standards with latest crosspoint switch offerings

Cabletel Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Cabletel gross profits rise to $3.2M, despite sales of just $13.7M, down 9% from the same quarter last year

3M Buys Corning Business
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

3M picks up Corning Precision Lens Inc., eyeing its rear projection TV technology, for $850M in cash

OMM Supplies ZTE
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

OMM to provide optical switching modules to China's ZTE for its Unitrans telecommunications system

JGN Deploys Juniper M20
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Japan Gigabit Network (JGN), one of the world's largest IPv6 test networks, utilizes Juniper Networks M20 routers

Nortel Wins at Cox
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Cox Communications awards Nortel Networks $65M supply agreement as it works to expand customer base, deliver new services

KT Picks Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Korea's KT selects Riverstone for new buildout of nation's largest broadband services network

CSFB Sued Over Agilent
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Kaplan Fox seeks to recover losses for investors who purchased Agilent Technologies common stock

WorldCom Issues September Results
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

During September 2002, WorldCom recorded $2.3B in revenue, $416M in EBITDA, and a net loss from continuing operations of $108M

TelstraClear Gets Netcool
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

New Zealand's TelstraClear deploys Netcool's end-to-end solution for cross-domain network and service management

OptoWise Rolls Out a Trio
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

OptoWise to launch three innovative fiber optic products at ITU Telecom Asia2002 Exhibition in Hong Kong

Fortinet Does Webcasts
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2002

Fortinet network antivirus and security experts participating in eSecure 2.0 live Webcast panel discussions

BellSouth Stops Momentum
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

BellSouth awarded temporary restraining order, stopping Momentum's allegedly inappropriate sales tactics and misrepresentations

Capellas Quits HP
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Michael D. Capellas quits as president and member of the board of directors; no replacement to be named

NetScout Probes Optical ATM
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

NetScout extends high-speed optical ATM performance management solutions with new nGenius probes

IDT Intros Integrated Processor
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

IDT's new Interprise PCI integrated processor boosts system bandwidth through on-chip Ethernet, PCI optimization, and DDR memory

Simple Access Becomes Shiva
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Simple Access acquires Intel Network Systems, renames company 'Shiva Corporation'

Sprint Secures Email
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Sprint Email Protection Services can clean corporate email, blocking viruses, spam, and DOS attacks

Telops Launches US Branch
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Telops increases its presence in the US via new office in Fort Wayne, Indiana

IBM Chips Go 3D
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

IBM creates new dimension for high-performance chips with a new technique for building three-dimensional integrated circuits

Norfolk Southern Picks Ciena
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Norfolk Southern selects Ciena's online transport optical data networking solution

Cisco Intros Routing/Switching Program
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Cisco's new routing and switching specialization recognizes channel partners for focusing expertise around Cisco technologies

NanoOpto Shuffles Board
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

NanoOpto announces addition of Dr. Philip Anthony to board of directors

Occam Enters Trials
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Occam Networks' triple play broadband loop carrier architecture for local exchange carriers to enter trial phase

Bigband Teams With Fujitsu
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

BigBand Networks and Fujitsu team to empower digital video services through cable network transport solutions

Ceyba Picks Innocor Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Ceyba selects Innocor for its 10-GigE WAN/LAN test requirements

Yankee: Cisco Chasers to Gain Share
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Yankee Group report reveals market for Layer 2-7 switching products is expected to grow to $14.7B by 2006

AT&T, Comcast Exchange Debt
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

AT&T and Comcast Corp. have successfully completed the exchange and consent offer related to $11.8B of AT&T's existing debt

Koncent Adds Isolator
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Koncent Communication releases a 2 in 1 isolator, the newest addition to its high-performance isolator series

INO Has High Attenuation
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

INO is the first specialty fiber manufacturer to launch MM High Attenuation Fiber

Internet2 Deploys Juniper
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Juniper Networks announces router deployments in Internet2 network GigaPoPs (Gigabit Points of Presence)

WorldCom Subs File Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

WorldCom today filed additional bankruptcy petitions for 43 of its subsidiaries

NTT Offers Global VPN
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

NTT Communications to offer the industry's first one-stop global broadband VPN package service

Telia Extends Sonera Offer
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Telia extends the offer period in the offer for shares and warrants in Sonera

Finisar Exchanges Stock Options
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Finisar's board OKs a voluntary stock option exchange program for eligible option holders

PANalytical Tests TaN Barrier
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

Demos repeatability of within +/-0.3 Å for characterizing tantalum nitride barrier/adhesion films buried under copper interconnect

IBM Does E-Business With Inkra
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2002

IBM has selected Inkra's Virtual Service Architecture to provide next-gen data center infrastructure for its e-business on demand

EPIK Is Cut Loose
News Wire Feed | 11/9/2002

Florida East Coast Industries has written down the entire book value of its telecom subsidiary, EPIK Communications

Qwest Closes QwestDex Sale
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Qwest has closed the first phase of its QwestDex sale for $2.75 billion

Thailand Turns to Norway
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Thai gov't has bought Network Electronics' VikinX routers, flashlink optical transport platform, and Conquer signal processing products

Riverstone Builds School Nets
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Two Massachusetts school districts will deploy Riverstone's switching and routing technology to deliver Ethernet-based services

Alcatel Wins in Alberta
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Axia SuperNet Ltd. selects Alcatel optical fiber to build broadband network in Alberta

Avici OKs Stock Split
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

4-to-1 split of common stock, effective at the close of business today, reduces the total to approximately 12,600,000 shares

Anritsu Gooses Jitter Counter
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

New option enables jitter analyzer to perform jitter evaluation at the 2.677GHz, 5.354GHz, and 10.709GHz bit rates

Cisco Completes Defense Deployment
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Fulfills two-year Mobile Networking R&D project with the NASA Glenn Research Center

Nortel Secures MIND Mobile
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Mitsubishi Electric Information Network Corporation (MIND) has deployed a Contivity Secure IP Services Gateway solution from Nortel Networks

Infonet Closes Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Declines all around: total revenue $143 million; EBITDA $10 million; net loss $6 million

Tut Completes VTC Purchase
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Has completed its acquisition of VideoTele.com, a subsidiary of Tektronix

Qwest Funds Community Service
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Qwest Foundation, the company's giving program, receives support to carry it through 2003

Surpass Passes
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Siemens IC Networks receives Letter of Acceptance for its next-gen network technology Surpass from Chunghwa Telecom in Taipei

Infineon Reports FY2002
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Fiscal Year 2002 revenues were €5.21 billion, down 8 percent year-on-year, reflecting the ongoing difficult market environment

Motive, BroadJump to Merge
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Market leaders for intelligent service and broadband software join to provide end-to-end service infrastructure for technology and communications industries

AFOP Transfers to Smallcap
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Nasdaq SmallCap Market application approved; Transfer scheduled for the start of trading on November 8, 2002

Essient Hires Director of Engineering
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Prior to Essient, MacGregor was the first employee at Qtera, which was subsequently acquired by Nortel

SureWest Selects Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Deploys Riverstone's family of RS metro routers to deliver advanced Ethernet services across geographically separate networks

Digital Atlantic Intros Wireless Optical
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

System overcomes the environmental and line-of-sight limitations of other wireless optical systems

LambdaNet Carries Cologne
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

LambdaNet provides NetCologne with a broadband Internet Transit service in Cologne

SentitO Outlines Softswitch Savings
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Study details savings for service providers using sentitO’s New End Office solution

ST Sues Broadcom
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Lawsuit alleges that Broadcom infringes six U.S. patents

Tazz Networks Tags $7.7M
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Funding to drive the development and launch of TAZZ’s next-generation subscriber and service enablement platform

Fujitsu Improves Flashwave
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Latest release of the FLASHWAVE® 7300 Transponder improves sparing, space and power savings

Aeroflex Acquires FastBit
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Expands it's broadband test product line by acquiring substantially all of the assets of FastBit Technologies, Inc.

Jennic Intros SPI-4.2 Core
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Jennic launches its SPI-4.2 interface to address emerging 10G line card applications

AT&T Canada Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

EBITDA grows to $54.3 million, up from $30.3 million in the same period last year

Zarlink Releases Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

ICSA Certifies Fortinet
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Fortinet’s Network Protection Gateway earns IPSec certification from ICSA Labs

Swiftcomm Picks PhoenixSoft
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Swiftcomm contracts PhoenixSoft to provide both its CMS/2000 enhanced switching software and CMS/Server convergent billing software

Turin Earns RUS Acceptance
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Telia CEO Quits Board
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Anders Igel relinquishes his seat on the Board of TeliaSonera

Bragg Photonics Partners With TuiLaser
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Optoplex Ships Tunable OADM
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

ROADM is based on proprietary opto-mechanical design and state-of-the-art thin-film coating technology

InfoVista Releases Plug-Ins
News Wire Feed | 11/8/2002

Expanded product family delivers real-time performance and availability management for mission-critical business systems

BT Reports On Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Profit before tax 496 million pounds sterling; Free cash flow was 552 million pounds; Earnings per share 3.7 pence

Neopolitan Picks MFN
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Neopolitan Networks will connect customers over MFN's IP network in the San Francisco Bay Area

ASG Deploys Nortel VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

ASG has deployed Nortel voice over IP products at a number of its offices worldwide

Nortel Makes Revisions
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Nortel has already split its wireline business from its enterprise business. Now it's splitting the revenues from the two segments too

Cisco Pipes Up on Metro Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Cisco identifies key considerations for the success of Metro Ethernet Broadband business models

Corrent Offers Customer Support
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Security company Corrent is improving its customer support infrastructure

KU Professors Get Patents
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Three Kansas University professors have received a patent for a technology that neutralizes PMD. Sprint sponsored the project

CommWorks Partners With CTC
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

CommWorks and CTC have teamed up to provide IP Telephony to Japanese service providers

Shareholders Sue Broadwing
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Broadwing shareholders are suing the company for misrepresenting its financial position and artificially boosting its share price

MFN Shareholders Sue SSB
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Salomon Smith Barney and former analyst Jack Grubman are being sued for issuing misleading reports on Metromedia Fiber Network

AT&T And Comcast Recalculate
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

AT&T Broadband and Comcast are recalculating exchange ratios and interest rates before the merger. Settlement is expected on Nov. 14

Cogent Goes To Canada
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Cogent has opened its first office outside the US, and will start offering high-speed internet connections in Toronto

Opto Speed Ships 43-Gbit/s Receivers
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2002

Modules target very short reach - less than 2 km - applications

Cisco Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Revenues $4.8 billion; operating cash flow $1.1 billion; earnings per share $0.08 GAAP; $0.14 pro forma EPS

WorldCom Faces More Charges
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

The SEC expanded its fraud charges against WorldCom after the company admitted yesterday that its misstatements total more than $9 billion

Nokia Secures N&I Exhibition
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Networld & Interop has chosen Nokia to secure its 2002 Paris exhibition network

Redback Routes in Sweden
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Nokia and Tele2 Sweden sign agreement on the supply of Redback's SmartEdge 800 Router

Next Level Supplies Manitoba TV
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Vendor to supply access gear for fourth-largest Canadian telco

Marconi Lights Italian Backbone
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Supplies more than 300 DWDM systems for Vodafone Omnitel's national optical backbone

Oplink 'Restructures' Half Its Staff
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Announces 50% in its worldwide workforce; moves engineering, manufacturing to China

Redback Wins Swedish Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Tele2 Sweden has agreed to buy Redback's SmartEdge 800 router through Nokia

Alcatel Helps Cover China
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

China Telecom has achieved nation-wide voice and data coverage using Alcatel's switching and transmission products

Spediant Intros Access Technology
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Spediant Systems says its EML 8000 Multi-Loop DSL (MLDSL) will offer 10 Mbps Ethernet service over copper

US Signal Deploys Metro-Optix
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

US Signal adds customer traffic on the Metro-OptiX CityStream 5000 as it enhances its 2,500-mile fiber optic network

Sprint Pockets Pools
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

High-speed global data network, collocation, managed and wireless services highlight 3-year deal with SPC Pool Corp.

Alcatel, CommWorks Team on Access
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Alcatel to sell CommWorks' Total Control 1000 dial-IP/media gateways as part of its Next Generation Network (NGN) portfolio

NEC Launches Relay System
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

NEC America's NLite digital microwave relay system for lower-capacity requirements is enhanced with T1 plus Ethernet capability

ChipWrights Hires Finke
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Douglas Finke, former IntelliSense COO, has been named vice president of product marketing and business development

Veterans Go With WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

The Department of Veterans Affairs will use WorldCom as its preferred long distance provider in the US and Peurto Rico

NetScreen Enhances Product
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

The new NetScreen-5XT features enhanced security and resiliency for remote sites

U.S. Signal Deploys Metro-Optix
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

MetroOptix CityStream Cross Connect is running live customer traffic in U.S. Signal's network

VPIsystems Appoints New Prez
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Kevin Connolly has stepped in as president of the software startup

InfoVista Announces Next Gen Portal
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

InfoVista's new version of VistaPortal provides a platform for advanced service level management

McLeod Selects Harris Net Management
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

CLEC, McLeod selects Harris's NetBoss solution for its OSS

Nortel Bolsters Ethernet Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Nortel's Alteon platforms and Passport 8600 Ethernet switches get a boost to enhance options and drive down costs

Ignis Intros 10Gbit/s Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Ignis Optics(tm) Ignis 10 Gbit/s transceivers could inspire product development and faster design integration

FT's CEO to Chair Orange
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Thierry Breton has been appointed non-executive chairman of UK-based phone company Orange

Oluma Sampling Fancy VOA
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

The Tap/VOA, a new variable optical attenuator with integrated tap and photodiode

Marconi Passes Tolly Test
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

The Tolly Group evaluated a single-rack, 240 Gbit/s configuration of the BXR-48000, which scales to 480 Gbit/s in two standard racks

Fujitsu to Build ATMs
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Company to expand outside telecoms -- will start building automated teller machines at Richardson, Texas, plant

Riverstone Buys Back Debt
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Improves the company's balance sheet by completing the repurchase of $28 million in face value of its outstanding convertible subordinated notes

Luminous' RPR Supports Video
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Luminous delivers first RPR metro area network solution supporting video

Axsys Sells Fiber Automation Biz
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Sells substantially all of the assets of its Fiber Automation division to Palomar Technologies, Inc.

Bookham EGM Approves 'Combination'
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2002

Acquisition to close November 8

WorldCom: $9 Billion And Counting
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

WorldCom admits to another couple of billion in fraudulent accounting as it tries to maeuver a deal with the SEC

Radcom Sells VOIP Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Netrake has selected Radcom's VOIP Performer System to test its nCite Session Controller

Nortel Scores With Baptists
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Nortel and EMC provide optical SAN and business continuity software for Baptist Health, a Montgomery-based healthcare institution

Juniper Wins Israel Deployment
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Cellcom, Israel’s leading mobile operator, has deployed Juniper Networks' M10 routers in its nationwide network

Galaxy Teams With AT&T
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Have reached an agreement that allows Galaxy to offer its Internet service via the AT&T Broadband network

Equant Wins Swedish VPN Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

To provide Trelleborg AB a customized IP VPN solution under a three-year, $4.7 million contract

Agere Stock Warned
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Share price has fallen below the NYSE's continued listing standard

Apcon Adds Security Software
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

To provide zoning and security software option for its line of physical layer switches; unveils its 'business vision'

Siemens Broadens HiPath
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Collaborates with leading manufacturers to integrate HiPath voice communication in third-party applications and business processes

IntruVert Wins Security Test
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Highest rank in detection accuracy, performance, features, configuration, management, administration in test conducted by Miercom

Aerotech Unveils Digital Drive
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Includes integral digital and analog I/O, support for square-wave and sine-wave encoders, 100Base-T Ethernet interface for I/O expansion

SilentRunner Joins NetScreen Alliance
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

SilentRunner has joined the NetScreen Global Security Alliance, developed a Network Analysis module for NetScreen customers

VPIsystems, Granite Systems Sign Alliance
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Companies will market integrated solutions in the Asia Pacific region

NTT Finishes MPLS Network
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

NTT America Completes Installation of MPLS Network Solution for the Allied Telesyn Group

Sorrento Enlists Hong Kong Reseller
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Unitech will help Sorrento market wares for storage, transport, and other applications in region

Fathom Solutions Integrates for Norlight
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

OSS integration project incorporates custom apps with MetaSolv, Amdocs software

Polychromix Gets New CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Former Aeroflex exec will lead the commercialization new products

Shareholders Sue Qwest
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Qwest shareholders sue the company for misrepresentation and material omissions of fact

Optical Solutions Trials IP TV
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Demo showed APON gear working with equipment from VideoTele.com, Myrio Corporation, and Turin Networks

Cisco Initiates Learning Credits
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Training now can be purchased with products

Foundry Extends GigE Over Copper
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Foundry enhances its portfolio of Layer 2/3 and Layer 4-7 switches

CommScope Reports 3Q Results
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Sales were $147.8M; net loss, $19.6M

Telefonica Selects Digiquant
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Telefonica has selected Digiquant’s Internet Management System (IMS) as its strategic OSS/BSS IP service platform

QoSmetrix Launches
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Developer of IP network QOS measurement systems scores €5.5 million in venture capital

Lumics Intros 500mW Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

LU0980S500 pump laser chip provides up to 500mW operating power

Charter Closes Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Third quarter 2002 revenue of approximately $1.179 billion and operating cash flow of approximately $497 million

Quantum Crypto Company Launches
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Is it Magic? Is it Quantum? It's MagiQ! Bringing 'quantum physics to the business world' with $6.9M in seed funding

Wavecrest Buys Interoute's Voice
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

Becomes Europe’s largest private wholesale carrier business, with acquisition of Interoute’s wholesale voice operations

Mockingbird Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

VOIP vendor appoints Pong Lim, Ditech founder, chairman and chief executive officer

Kaisha Bunkatsu for NEC
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2002

NEC Electronics Corp. has been separated from NEC Corp. via 'corporate separation'

Xilinx Skews Its FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Xilinx Virtex-II pro FPGAS enable XAUI de-skew validation at U of New Hampshire 10-Gig Ethernet interoperability group test

Xilinx Delivers Sonet Solution
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

New solution expands 'Serial Tsunami' initiative designed to accelerate industry adoption of serial connectivity

ITU Scores 'Triple Play'
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

ITU defines cost-effective video, data, and voice services for broadband over copper

OCPI Reports 4Q Results
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Revenue's down 9.4%, but income is up

Cisco Extends Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

New Catalyst 2950 Long-Reach Ethernet uses existing phone lines to bring broadband to enterprise users

Actelis Adds Sales Managers
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Team will target global opportunities

WorldCom Seeks Integrity Boost
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Has taken a series of actions designed to restore confidence in the company and rebuild its integrity and business practices

Packet Design Intros Routing Protocol
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Addition of BGP Scalable Transport protocol to routers/switches can allay BGP concerns

Internet Photonics Intros Cable Kit
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

LightStack Gateways to enable profitable delivery of VOD services and HDTV across legacy cable infrastructures

AT&T/Comcast Merger Delayed
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Have agreed to reduce the 90% note consent condition to 66 2/3%, extending exchange offer to November 8, 2002

Fujitsu Supplies FiberNet
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Vendor's optical transport gear to be deployed by independent telco group

Aeluros Emerges From Stealth
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Four-channel chip supports multiple 10-Gbit/s serial links, vendor claims

SBC Makes Its Own Test Bed
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

The Internet Assurance and Security Center (IASC) is designed to expand the scope and effectiveness of cyber-security technology

AT&T Targets Frequent Flyers
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

New AT&T residential customers can earn up to 5,000 miles for selecting AT&T long distance and local service

BellSouth Targets Small Businesses
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Is offering a full portfolio of reward programs, which promote enhanced relationships with the company's small business customers

Cybera Chooses CoSine
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Cybera, a new CLEC, selects CoSine to power an IP service portfolio based solely on virtual routing

Verizon's Enterprise Boost
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Verizon's expanded enterprise offering will include local, long distance, wireless and high-speed IP services

Cavium's New Security Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

With its NITROX Lite family of single-chip security processors, Cavium Networks is targeting the lower end of the security market

Tut to Buy Videotele.com
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

MSO equipment provider to get IP TV vendor for $7M

Metalink Intros QAM VDSL Chips
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Geryon and Xanthus II are key chips for designing high-performance, cost-effective Ethernet-over-VDSL Products for global markets

Brocade OKs Ciena Transport
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Ciena's transport platform demonstrates interoperability in heterogeneous Brocade-based 2-Gigabit Fibre Channel SAN environments

SBC Starts Security Testbed
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Internet security violations will be key focus of R&D effort

WaveSmith Appoints Burkardt CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Former Unisphere COO takes CEO spot; Robert Dalias moves to CTO

Nortel Touts Metro Ethernet Deployments
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

St. Hyancinthe, Quebec; Roanoke, Virginia; and Milwaukee are the latest cities to have Optical Ethernet deployments underway

Avanex Gets New CFO
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2002

Bruce C. Pollock has joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer

OCPI Unveils Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

Optical Communication Products offers 2.488-Gbit/s small form factor transceivers for 80km Sonet/SDH networks

Agilent Oscilloscope Breaks Ground
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

Agilent Technologies introduces industry-first 6GHz, 20 GSa/s per channel oscilloscope and probing measurement system

Interoute Selects Sonus
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

Sonus Networks to provide next-gen network services to Interoute

ADC Sells Photonics Biz
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

ADC sells its Australian photonic components operations to Verrillon; closes its Minnesota and Sweden facilities, laying off 72

Xilinx Teams on SDR
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

Xilinx and SDR Forum collaborate to accelerate Software-Defined Radio technology and adoption

WilTel Names Storey CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

WilTel Communications names Jeff Storey, previously senior VP and COO of the Williams network, to succeed Howard Janzen as CEO

Shareholders Sue Broadwing
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

Milberg Weiss announces class action lawsuit against Broadwing on buyers of the company's securities

IMC Intros Fiber Converter
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

IMC Networks announces remotely managed T1/E1/J1 fiber converter, ideal for extending telco and PBX circuits over fiber

Xilinx Releases Cores
News Wire Feed | 11/1/2002

Xilinx extends leadership in FEC technology with turbo product code cores for FPGAs, capable of data rates in excess of 155 Mbit/s

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