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Géant Links Poland With 10 Gbit/s
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

TeliaSonera supplies Dante with 10-Gbit/s international circuit for the pan-European Géant network

German Regulator Cuts Fees
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

RegTP lowers interconnection charges by 9.5%

OTE Reports Q3 Profit Drop
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

Net income fell 18.9% in Q3 compared with 3Q02, from €148.5M to €120.5M

C&W Teams Up For Data Protection
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

Cable & Wireless partners with ManagedStorage to provide enhanced data protection services for UK hosting customers

Savvis Expands VPN Reach
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

Broadened IP network provides business-class DSL access for managed VPNs

Telewest Takes Restructuring Step
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

Planned financial restructuring enters final stages with SEC filing and board shuffle

Nexans, Mysticom Extend 10 GigE Over Copper
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

Nexans and Mysticom extend 10 Gigabit Ethernet links to 25 meters over Cat.7

NTL Launches Broadband Content
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2003

Broadband Plus bundle offers music, gaming, and education content to boost broadband sales

Nortel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

Nortel declares preferred share dividends

Siemens Upgrades Enterprise HiPath
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

New version of the Siemens HiPath 4000 IP system offers high-capacity, real-time communication over IP

SES Adds Broadband Deals
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

SES Astra signs four contracts for the provision of ASTRA one-way satellite broadband services

Transantlantic Cable Suffers Outage
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

Band-X reports a transatlantic 10 Gbit/s submarine system experienced an outage this week

Alcatel Teams With NTT Comm
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

Partnership provides enhanced network security and mobility solution to enterprises

Hispamar Plans Broadband Satellite
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

Nera signs a contract with Hispamar to build a broadband-via-satellite network in Latin America

Acreo, F&T Partner on Specialty Fiber
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

Acreo teams up with Fibers and Technology (F&T) to develop and produce specialty optical fibers

Alcatel Research Teams With UT Sydney
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

University of Technology, Sydney, joins Alcatel's Research Partner Program

Internap Scores in VOIP Test
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2003

Performance-based routing services provider scores high in VOIP readiness assessment by NEC

Zhone Forgives Exec Loans
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Company will forgive $21.6M in loans to Tellium execs Harry Carr, Michael Losch, and Krishna Bala, all of whom have left the company

Check Point Strengthens Security
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Adds Application Intelligence to Enhanced Provider-1 security management solution and VPN-1 VSX virtualized security offering

Big Bear Cuddles Up With $18M
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Big Bear Networks raises $18M in its Series C round of financing

Koncent Announces Interleaver Patent
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Company receives a US patent for its optical interleaver

MCI Deal a 'Turkey' - Pressure Group
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Gray Panthers says WorldCom/MCI's $250M deal with Virginia is a 'Turkey' that will cause indigestion for taxpayers and consumers

SingTel Takes IP VPNs to Vietnam
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

SingTel teams up with VDC to offer IP VPN services to corporate customers in Vietnam

Alcatel Wins Burkina Faso Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

National operator ONATEL selects Alcatel to interconnect Burkina Faso with neighboring countries

Interoute Wins Belgian Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Belgian telecom provider Codenet selects Interoute to provide IP transit services

Huawei Claims DSL Lead
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Company claims the lead in running ADSL services over 0.32mm subscriber lines

FCC Announces VOIP Agenda
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Federal Communications Commission announces a Forum to discuss VOIP

Sears Quits Sprint After 6 Months
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Michael M. Sears resigns from Sprint's board of directors

Net2Phone Closes Public Offering
News Wire Feed | 11/26/2003

Sale includes the exercise of over-allotment option, for an additional 1M shares of common stock at $4.50 per share

Zarlink Launches Analog Timing Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Chip delivers superior performance and feature for Sonet/SDH line cards

Glowpoint Files Video Patent Applications
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Filing includes the process and method for its video usage tracking, invoicing application, and video operator assistance capability

AT&T Wins $10.5M FR Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Enterprise Rent-A-Car selects AT&T to implement an integrated networking platform for its European operations

Alcatel Wins Russian Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Russia’s Combellga introduces VOIP services based on a next-generation IP-based infrastructure from Alcatel

Vanco Wins New VPN Business
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Clients include Countrywide Assured Group and Interface Europe, for $6.7M of new and incremental business

BellSouth Shuffles Executives
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

BellSouth consolidates its staff functions under Mark Feidler, who moves from Cingular

Kingston Comms Reports H1
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Operating loss fell 65% to £3.0M compared with £8.6M during the same period the previous year

Global Network Brings in $1M
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Network management specialist reports $1M turnover, with 15 contracts in 15 months

QSC Boosts Q3 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Revenue rose by 144% from €12.1M in Q3 of 2002 to €29.5M in 2003

Telkom SA Boosts Revenues
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Group revenue increased 9.8% to R20 billion compared with R18 billion the previous year; earnings per share rose 171.1%

LaserBit Unveils FSO Product
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Laser-based free space optics product GigaPico delivers ultra high bandwith wireless connectivity

Accelink Wins Interleaver Patent
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Fiber optics component supplier receives US patent for its interleaver

Lloyds Reaches IVR Milestone
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Speech-enabled self-service telephone banking system based on Nortel solution handles its 70 millionth call

Finnet Expands IP Backbone
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Finnish 2G selects Ericsson's Packet Backbone Network solution, which includes Juniper Networks routing products

Cogent Makes Offer For Globalstar
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2003

Court approves sale of Globalstar assets to Thermo Capital Partners; Cogent makes competing offer

UTStar Inks Netcom Handset Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

UTStarcom scores $31M contract with China Netcom for new PAS handsets in the Liao Ning province

Grande Launches Broadband Stuff
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Grande Communications unveils residential broadband, high-definition TV, and digital video recording services

Ixia Launches Transaction Emulator
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Ixia debuts the first Application Load Module purpose-built for cost-effective application-layer transaction generation

IVR, NexTone Talk SIP
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

SIP interoperability testing between IVR Technologies' Talking SIP IVR platform and NexTone Communications' MSC and MSW completed

Avanex to Pull Out of Livingston
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Avanex plans to discontinue operations at Livingston, Scotland; CEO says they are 'investigating all of our options'

SIP Forum Picks New Chairman
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

SIP Forum names Jay Batson, chairman and founder of Pingtel, as new chairman of the board

Sprint Lays Off 2,000
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

'Restructuring and cost-control measures' to result in 'the separation of approximately 2,000 employees across the corporation'

Alloptic, Ericsson Partner
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Ericsson signs distribution agreement to market Alloptic's optical access equipment in Asia-Pacific

Quake Tackles LX4, CX4
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Quake introduces IEEE802.3 10GBASE-LX4 and 10GBASE-CX4 compatible transceiver for ethernet and Fibre Channel

Router Market Grows in Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Synergy Research Group reports the service provider high-end router market grew 16% in Q3

Finish Line Picks AT&T
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

AT&T wins contract to provide data and voice networking services to athletic footwear retailer Finish Line

Nortel Upgrades Shasta
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Nortel Networks releases a usage-based Internet access solution using it Shasta 5000 BSN

ParthusCeva Becomes CEVA
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Re-branding reflects the company's strategy to focus on DSP cores and related applications

NEA Invests in Vonage
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

New Enterprise Associates leads $35M financing round, investing $12M

Marvel Intros 10-GigE Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Prestera-98EX135 switch features scalable architecture optimized for enterprise business networks with advanced security capabilities

LambdaNet Extends Network to Prague
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Service provider connects its pan-European IP network to the Czech Internet Exchange Point in Prague

Qwest Improves Customer Service
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Qwest enhances Qwest Control, its online customer self-service tool

Siemens, BT Demo Fast Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Siemens, British Telecom and the Technical University of Eindhoven show a switch for a single wavelength carrying 160 Gbit/s

Arris Appoints Sales SVP
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

Arris promotes VP of sales Rich Matthews to senior VP of sales

ViaSat, ZyXEL, Infineon Partner
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2003

ViaSat joins with ZyXEL to deliver broadband access to multi-tenant units, powered by Infineon’s VDSL chipsets

Next-Gen Voice Revs Slip in Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Infonetics says Q3 revenue for next-gen voice products is down 19% sequentially to $254M, but remains on track for growth in 2003

ITU Releases Access Index
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

The International Telecommunication Union's Digital Access Index is the first to rank global access to information and comms technology

BlueCom Picks Alcatel for DSL
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Norway's BlueCom selects Alcatel to speed transition from wholesaler to facilities-based DSL service provider

Laurel Appoints Board Members
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Service edge routers provider names Ascend co-founder Betsy Atkins and former Juniper Sales VP Don Pyle to its board of directors

Broadcom Expands Taiwan R&D
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Company plans to expand its system-on-a-chip (SoC) research and development center in Taiwan

IIJ Reports Fiscal Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Revenues totaled JPY 9,185M ($82.4M), up 10.1% from 1Q03 but down 13.1% from 2Q02; operating loss was JPY 830M ($ 7.4M)

Avanex Appoints Two Execs
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

David Parker has become VP of product marketing and Linda C. Reddick has been appointed acting CFO

BigBangwidth Boosts OptIPuter
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Cal-(IT)², UC San Diego researchers to deploy BigBangwidth's lightpath technology to speed data flows for the 'OptIPuter' grid

Bay Closes $10M C Round
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Investors include a new institutional investor, In-Q-Tel, a private, independent enterprise funded by the Central Intelligence Agency

Portal Revenues Tank
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Revenues for Q3 totaled $25.3M, compared with $33.2M in the prior quarter and $30.2M for the same period last year

Verizon Touts Enterprise Wins
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Signing over 900 contracts for Enterprise Advance Services in first year spurs ongoing expansion of nationwide network

Alcatel Wins in Norway
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

BlueCom selects Alcatel to speed transition from wholesaler to facilities-based DSL service provider

Swisscom Ups Profits
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Reports an increase of 5.7% in EBITDA to CHF 3.61 billion (US$2.78B) in the first nine months of 2003

LINX Gets Virtual
News Wire Feed | 11/21/2003

Under the 'LINX from Anywhere' scheme some LINX members are offering other ISPs private P2P Ethernet connections on their networks

Brocade Q4 Revenue Slips
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Revenue was $137.8M, down from $153.1M in last year's Q4, for net income of $14.8M ($0.06/share), down from $15.7M ($0.07/share) in 4Q02

SBC Offers Hosted VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

SBC rolls out new service options, including SBC PremierSERVSM Hosted IP Communication Service and SBC PremierSERV IP-VPN

BTG to Commercialize VCSELs
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

BTG acquires exclusive rights to commercialize Strain-Compensated Multiple Quantum Well VCSELs from the Cornell Research Foundation

Occam Scores $16.1M in Financing
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Occam Networks secures $16.1M from existing investors in the first closing of its Series A-2 Preferred Stock financing

DMG, Adtech Form Netchip Foundry
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

DMG Technologies and Adtech Technologies pool resources to establish Netchip, a Los Angeles-based optoelectronics semiconductor foundry

CoreOptics Closes $15M Series C
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

CoreOptics raises $15M from Crescendo Ventures, Techno Venture Management, High Tech Private Equity and Atila Ventures/ETV

Lucent Expands China Presence
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Lucent signs optical expansion contract with China Netcom subsidiary Beijing Communication

10-Gbit/s Market to Hit $3.2B
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Analyst firm CIR predicts the worldwide 10-Gbit/s market will surpass $3.2B in 2008

Asahi deploys ADVA in New Offices
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Japanese television station Asahi moves to new headquarters and interconnects to data center with ADVA's FSP 2000

Juniper Opens in Japan
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Juniper Networks opens a new office in Osaka

Lucent Supplies Portugese Broadband
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Lucent supplies next-generation broadband solutions to Portugal Telecom

Sirocom Banks HSBC Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Virtual network operator, Sirocom signs contract with HSBC to provide global roaming services to the Group's Executives

Corning Intros New LAN Cable
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Corning announces its FREEDM One indoor/outdoor LAN cable suitable for all building and campus networks

Net2Phone Sells Shares
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Net2Phone has priced a common stock offering for $58.5M, at $4.50 per share

NetTest Improves Tunable Laser Source
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

NetTest introduces new features for its Tunics Reference tunable laser source

PacketFront Connects Swedish Students
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Svenska Bostäder deploys PacketFront's BECS control and provisioning system to install a student broadband network in Kista

COLT Pays Down Debt
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

COLT Telecom redeems all of its US Dollar 12% senior discount notes early

Alcatel Buys PacketVideo Unit
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Alcatel acquires the Network Solutions Unit of PacketVideo, enabling one-stop shopping for turnkey multimedia solutions

Pandatel Offers New LAN Products
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Pandatel releases an interface converter for the interconnection of Ethernet LANs and a new inverse multiplexer > Pandatel announces an interface converter that facilitates the interconnection of Ethernet LANs and a new inverse multiplexer

Comcore Unveils Broadband Splitter
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Fiber components supplier Comcore launches its new broadband splitter

India Picks Coventor MEMS Software
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

The NPSM selects Coventor products to develop MEMS design centers for magnetic, electromechanical and optical sensor research

OFS Intros Flex-10 Fiber Coating
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Fiber optic producer OFS introduces new Flex-10(tm) coating for improved cable performance

Blue Coat Reports Fiscal Q2
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Revenue for 2Q04 was $13.4M up 20% from $11.2M in 2Q03; net loss was $2.6M or $0.27 per share, compared to $5.1M or $0.58 in 2Q03

UK Carriers Get BIG
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Six leading UK communications companies have launched the Broadband Industry Group to promote the UK broadband market

Corning Announces New Fibers
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Corning announces enhanced polarization maintaining fibers for specialized applications

Telus Unveils IP-One
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Telus launches its IP telephony service to business customers in Ontario and Quebec

Nortel Refiles Results
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2003

Nortel refiles its financial statements for 2000-2003, along with its 3Q03 results

Marvell Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Pro forma net income hits $35.1M, 25 cents per share, while revenues climb 58% year-over-year to $215M

Allstream Teams to Build MCS
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Allstream, Inukshuk Internet, and NR Communications to launch new venture to build a Multipoint Communications System (MCS) network

TNS Intros SS7-Over-IP Gateway
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Transaction Network Services offers TNS TransGate, providing a cost-effective alternative for accessing traditional SS7 services

IPVoice Touts VOIP Progress
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

IPVoice cites growing user base and accomplished and proposed acquisitions as progress in its long-term VOIP strategy

Ciena Names Worldwide Sales SVP
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Nick Jeffery, currently VP and GM of Ciena's international operations, has been promoted to senior VP of worldwide sales

Santur Names VP of Operations
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Santur hires Jack Gearin, most recently VP of manufacturing for all active components at JDSU, as vice president of operations

City Signal Wires OneCleveland
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

OneCleveland, a consortium looking to bring broadband to the region, picks City Signal Communications to provide the fiber backbone

RPR Moves Towards Standard
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

The IEEE 802.17 Working Group has moved to the final stages of standardization of the RPR MAC

Luminent Launches SFP Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Metro transceivers supplier Luminent releases its SFP product family for low cost FTTH applications

Albis Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Albis Optoelectronics appoints Peter Cairoli as Chief Executive Officer

Chunghwa Telecom Picks Nortel for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Chunghwa Telecom selects VOIP and multimedia solutions from Nortel, upgrading its network to a packet-based infrastructure

Corrigent Claims Kudos From Report
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Corrigent boasts about Heavy Reading report that concludes RPR with MPLS will be essential for next-gen Sonet/SDH platforms

Broadwing Expands Data Service Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Broadwing enhances its MultiConnect data product, offering new enterprise solutions

PacketExchange Connects to Interxion
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

PacketExchange extends its European network coverage by connecting to Interxion data centers

Juniper Routers Deployed in Sweden
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Swedish alternative carrier Citylink deploys routing platforms from Juniper Networks to improve network reliability

China Telecom Deploys Cisco
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Cisco signs fifth agreement with ChinaNet to expand the northern and southern backbone networks in China

Siemens Picks VPI For Design Software
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

VPIsystems signs deal with Siemens to become its exclusive global supplier of installation planning software

Riverstone Hires New Finance VP
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Riverstone Networks has appointed R. Christopher Chillingworth as Vice President of Finance and Controller

Qwest Buys Lucent VOIP Kit
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Lucent signs three-year deal to deploy its Acclerate technology for the migration of Qwest's network to VOIP

Qwest Reports Q3 Profits
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Third quarter net income was $1.8B or $1.05 per diluted share, compared with a loss of $123M in 3Q02

Network Elements Gets Partner, Funding
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Network Elements partners with TriQuint on 10-Gbit/s optical networking modules; raises $15M in financing

Telekom Austria Posts Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Group revenues were up 1.7% to €1,019.4M in Q3 and net income rose by 46% to €84.1M compared with 3Q02

MCI Launches IP VPN Service
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Service extends MCI's VPN suite to help companies securely and cost-effectively connect remote locations

Philips Strikes French Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2003

Philips and France Telecom cooperate to develop the French broadband-connected home market

Newport Offers Photodetectors
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Newport expands its range of high-speed photodetectors targeted at test and measurement and laser-based R&D laboratory applications

JDSU Intros 10-Gig Transponders
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Two new transponders extend JDSU's product family to cover all reaches and rates required for 10-Gbit/s optical comms systems

PMC Launches Clock Managers
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

PMC-Sierra's clock management product family is optimized for MIPS-based microprocessor architectures

Anritsu Intros Ethernet/IP Test Modules
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Anritsu introduces 10-GigE link fault signaling and 1-GigE auto-negotiation testing capabilities for MD1230A Ethernet/IP test system

Syrus Madavi Joins Avanex Board
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Ex-JDSUer defects to the competition

Foundry Powers Supercomputing Demos
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Livermore, Sandia, Los Alamos National Labs and U. of Tokyo rely on Foundry for bandwidth challenge and supercomputing demonstrations

NPF Announces New Interface Spec
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

The NPF's Message Layer Implementation Agreement enables communication between multivendor network processing elements

Orca, Corecess Team on Broadband TV
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Orca Interactive and Corecess Global form a co-marketing agreement to offer a complete broadband triple play to service providers

Global Crossing Names CMO
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Global Crossing names Anthony Christie chief marketing officer

Native Raises an Extra $4.3M
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Native Networks extends its third round of financing, adding Tamir Fishman Ventures and Genevest as new investors

Siemens Offers SIP-Based Video
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Siemens ICN integrates video over IP into its SIP-based optiClient 130, a desktop client that supports voice communication via PC

Reports Place Sonus First
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Synergy Research Group and In-Stat/MDR rank Sonus No. 1 in several key carrier packet voice segments for the third quarter

Terremark Signs VOIP Provider
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Access IP has become the 35th VOIP provider to sign a contract to use Terremark Worldwide's NAP of the Americas as a hub

MCI Posts September Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

MCI posted $1.951B in revenue for September 2003, down from $2.010B in August, for a net loss of $35M

Broadwing Names New CIO
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Data, voice and video solutions provider Broadwing appoints Pete Crocitto as its chief information officer

Bookham, Aeluros Demo 10 Gig Interop
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Bookham and Aeluros demonstrate error-free interoperability across 10-Gbp/s XFP transceiver interface

Huawei, Microsoft Partner
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Huawei and Microsoft China introduce integrated enterprise communications solution U-SYS WorkSpace

Lumentis Lands in Latin America
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2003

Fibranet deploys Lumentis' optical connectivity platform for a 526km fiber network in Guatemala and El Salvador

AT&T Tests Siemens' Optical Solution
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

AT&T selects Siemens' SURPASS® hiT 7500 optical transport solution for testing on high-capacity routes in its network

InfoVista Upgrades Solution, Gets Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

InfoVista releases version 4 of its performance troubleshooting solution; provides MPLS IP-VPN management to Easynet

NetScreen Completes Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

NetScreen completes the acquisition of Neoteris, developer of SSL VPN products

AFC Signs Verizon FTTP Letter
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

ADC signs a Letter of Agreement with Verizon for FTTP trials of AFC’s FiberDirectSM solution

Ministry of Sound Switches to Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Media and entertainment company Ministry of Sound replaces its leased line technology with Ethernet connectivity

Alcatel Debuts Unified Software
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Alcatel launches its OmniTouch Unified Communication solution implementing XML/SOAP, SIP, and VXML

Xilinx Releases 10 Gbp/s FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Xilinx announces shipment of the first FPGAs with integrated multi-gigabit transceivers

FDK Launches Optical Splitter
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

FDK launches its 1x16 and 1x8 optical splitters for FTTH networks

Force10 Shrinks 10 Gbit/s Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

The new E300 is the latest in a series of 10 Gbit/s Ethernet switches

Nortel Gets RUS Certification
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

U.S. Rural Utilities Service puts OPTera Metro 5000 on its approved list

Harmonic Goes Into SKY Perfect
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Digital broadcasting company SKY Perfect upgrades its video infrastructure with Harmonic digital headend systems

BT Aims For Total DSL Coverage
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

BT aims for 100% broadband coverage of the UK by 2005

Wipro, MetaSolv Form OSS Alliance
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

New agreement enables the companies to jointly deliver comprehensive operations support system (OSS) solutions to global service providers

Singtel Selects Ciena Switches
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Ciena announces multi-year contract selling online metro multiservice switches to Singapore service provider

TDPUD, Wave7 Build FTTU Network
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Truckee Donner PUD selects Wave7 Optics to build new FTTU network to deliver high-speed triple play voice, IP video and data services

Mindspeed Unveils Video Switch Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Data rate, size, performance and power efficiency are optimized for broadcast video routing and production switcher applications

ThreeFive, ASIP Complete Merger
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Combined company brings together world-class photonics integration platforms

Lucent Manages EuroFiber Ops
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Imtech Telecom selects Lucent Technologies to manage the network operations for its customer Eurofiber

Lattice Delivers New FPSC Chip
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

ORSPI4 FPSC offers two low-power embedded SPI4.2, embedded QDR II memory controller plus 16K field programmable logic elements

Ixia Ships Optixia Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Ixia’s Optixia, the industry’s most advanced network test platform, ships to Cisco, Extreme, and Force10

Russians Pick Nortel Optical Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2003

Russia's first Ethernet service provider offers VPNs to enterprises in Moscow

Nasdaq Requests More Redback Info
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

The filing of Redback's reorganization plan could have implications for the company's possible delisting

Carrier Access to Offer Stock
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Files with the SEC to offer 6 million additional shares

NetTest Enhances SDH/Sonet Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Testing solutions provider NetTest introduces a new “Jitter and Wander” option for its SDH/SONET module

FLAG Announces Reduced Debts
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Total Q3 revenue was $28M, debt fell by 64% from $77M to $28M

Zhone Makes Nasdaq; Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Following its merger with Tellium, Zhone Technologies begins trading on NASDAQ and announces staff reduction

Pau Touts Optical Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

City of Pau announces one of the world’s largest residential Ethernet deployments for 100Mbps access to triple play services

PacketFront Touts ADSL, Canadian Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

PacketFront upgrades its Intelligent Broadband Solution to support ADSL; signs Canadian contract with CMON

London Internet Exchange Links to FLAG
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

New portal at the London Internet Exchange links ISPs to network transport and communications services provider FLAG Telecom

Qwest Buys Touch America, 360 Assets
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Qwest purchases assets from Touch America and 360networks to provide end-to-end frame relay and ATM data communications

AppGate Upgrades VPN Software
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

AppGate releases version 6 of its security solution with increased VPN functionality

Cisco Demos Video DSL
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Cisco and CC&I claim major milestone with video over DSL test results

Copper GigE on the Rise
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Market research group Dell'Oro reports copper-based Gigabit Ethernet port shipments surge during the third quarter

Metalink VDSL Hits 200,000 Shipments
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Metalink's VDSL product shipments to South Korea exceed 200,000 ports

Casema Picks Alcatel CWDM
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Alcatel supplies its optical transmission solution to Dutch cable and data operator Casema to enhance its Gigabit Ethernet network

Ethernet Switch Shipments Up 10% in Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Gartner reports worldwide Ethernet switch port shipments increased 10% in Q3, totalling 43.5M units

Calix Demos IP Video Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Telecom platforms supplier Calix demonstrates IP-based switched video services delivery over DSL at TelcoTV in Las Vegas

Router Revenue Up 19% in Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

According to Gartner research, the worldwide service provider router (SPR) market increased 19% to $541M in Q3

Osaka University Picks Terabeam
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Osaka University becomes the first to deploy Terabeam’s gigabit Ethernet Gigalink system in Asia

Tellabs Outsources Intl Manufacturing
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Ownership of Finnish manufacturing plant to be passed to Elcoteq. R&D activity to be cut back

MCI to Sell Embratel Stake
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

MCI seeks to sell its investment stake in Embratel Participações to focus on core businesses

S&P Upgrades BT Credit Rating
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Standard & Poor's Rating Services revises its outlook on BT to positive in response to the telecom operator's new financial policy

Innovacom Completes New Fund
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Venture capital firm Innovacom closes second round, bringing the fund to €120M

Highwave Halves Losses
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Net loss for Q2 and Q3 was €5.5M, down 53% from €11.7M in the previous two quarters; sales rose to €1.7M from €0.98M

Nortel Deploys VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Verizon company Codetel selects Nortel Networks to deploy a VOIP network that will converge voice and data traffic

Tyco Wins Indian Undersea Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Tyco signs contract with Indian telecom carrier VSNL for an undersea fiber optic system connecting India to Singapore

Nortel Enhances VOIP Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Nortel Networks enhances its carrier Voice over IP portfolio; introduces new IP capability on Succession Media Gateway 9000

Retired AT&T Chairman Dies
News Wire Feed | 11/14/2003

Charles L. Brown, Chairman and CEO of AT&T from 1979-1986 has died at 82

Digital Broadband Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Revenues for the first nine months of 2003 increased 20% to $11.8M compared with $9.8M during the same period in 2002

FiberNet Q3 Revenue Up
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Third quarter revenue reached $6.7M, up 4% from $6.5M for Q2 and up 14% from $5.9M for 3Q02

AT&T Wins Sykes Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

AT&T wins $2.3M global networking contract from Sykes Enterprises

BT Reports Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

BT reports half year profits of £1,031M; Q2 profits of £529M, up 7% and earnings per share of £0.044, up 19%

Zhone Goes for Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Zhone announces copper carrier solutions enabling telephone companies to provide triple play voice, data and video services

DT Posts Q3, Cuts Debt
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Deutsche Telekom reaches debt reduction target of between €49.5B and €52.3B ahead of schedule; net income almost triples to €463M

e.Biscom Targets 800,000 Users by 2006
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

eBiscom announces Q3 results and strategic business plan; revenues rose 75% to €148.4M, users expected to reach over 800,000 by 2006

Equant Touts Cost Analysis Tool
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Abacus, a TCO analytical tool, helps customers determine current maintenance costs and benchmark against best practices

Blue Coat: Q2 Looking Up
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Company expects revenue in 2Q04 to increase 20% to $13.4M, compared to $11.2M in the same quarter last year

Song Networks Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Revenues fell to SEK546M, a decrease of 6% from 3Q03; gross margin rose during the first nine months from 40.9% in 2002 to 44.4%

Analyst Forecasts Broadband Boom
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

ADL report predicts global broadband market set to increase from $30B to $80B over next five years, with highest growth in Europe

Marconi Reports Q2 Sales
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Sales rose 6% from £367M in Q1 to £389m in Q2; operating loss fell from £87M in Q1 to £62M in Q2

Siemens Profit Up, Sales Fall
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Group profit from operations for 2003 increased 14% to €4.2B, while sales fell 12% from the previous year to €74.2B

Broadlight Boasts PON Chip Shipments
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Broadlight ships over 1000 PON controller chips to FTTP equipment vendors

ORA Updates Optical Design Program
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2003

Optical Research Associates adds system visualization capabilities to its optical design program CODE V

Encore Upgrades VPN Software
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Encore Networks upgrades its Bandit VPN product with application enhancements and more supported legacy protocols

Anritsu Launches 10-Gig Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Anritsu introduces Network Performance Tester for accurate FEC evaluations on OTN transmission equipment

UTStarcom Gets ISO 9001:2000 OK
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

UTStarcom achieves ISO 9001:2000 certification worldwide establishing quality standards for at all of its R&D centers

France Telecom Confirms Guidance
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

France Telecom confirms its 2005 guidance, with 2004 and 2005 revenue growth at the top end of the range of 3% to 5%

NTL Lowers Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Revenues were £555.2M (US$894.1M), up 3.8% from last year's Q3, for a net loss of £117.3M (US$188.9M), down 68.2% from £369.1M in 3Q02

Nortel Gets VOIP Partners
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Nortel Networks forms new strategic product memberships in its voice over IP and multimedia interoperability testing program

StraitShot Picks Quarry for VPN Service
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Service provider StraitShot deploys Quarry's security service routers to enable a new private networking model

CGI Taps Nortel CWDM
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Business continuity provider CGI implements CWDM technology from Nortel Networks for storage connectivity

Tyco Cancels LSE Listing
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Tyco delists its common shares from the London Stock Exchange

Cisco Gains Latitude
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Cisco acquires Latitude Communications, adding rich-media conferencing capability to its IP communications portfolio

Zarlink Intros Pseudo-Wire Processor
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Dedicated processor transports fast Ethernet traffic across PSNs using pseudo-wires, setting the stage for cheap, efficient services

Huawei, Orca Demo Broadband TV
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Orca Interactive and Huawei demonstrate a complete triple play of broadband solutions at PT Wireless and Networks Comm 2003

AT&T Wins Networking Contracts
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

AT&T announces contracts with Skanska and Lincoln Education Services to provide integrated data and voice networking solutions

Salira Helps Chinese Inter-City Games
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Hunan selects the Salira 2000 Platform to deliver broadband Internet services during China's Inter-City Games

Silex Claims Silicon Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Silex demonstrates optical gain in silicon, opening potential for a direct link between optical telecom and the silicon chip

Study: Telecoms Love Outsourcing
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Booz Allen Study finds 75% of telecom executives consider outsourcing a key business lever

Procket Wins Grid Computing Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

University of Cambridge deploys Procket's PRO/8801 router into its research network to develop deep packet inspection applications

Array Enhances SSL VPN Suite
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Array SP product lines extend and accelerate secure remote access for internal and external users through a single platform

Equant Wins $35M IP VPN Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

Equant signs 5-year, $35M contract to provide ZF Friedrichshafen with a customized IP VPN solution

Pandatel Suffers Large Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2003

In the first nine months of 2003, loss rose to €3.6M from a profit of €0.5m the previous year

Sycamore Q1 Revenues Leap
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Revenues were $8.4M, up from $5.9M in last year's Q1, for a net loss of $12.2M ($0.05/share), down from a loss of $17.4M ($0.07/share)

Miranda Encodes, Decodes MPEG-2
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Miranda Media Networks introduces the Series 100 dual-stream MPEG-2 encoder/decoder entry-level video and data networking edge device

Acreo Turns Triple Play With Net Insight
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Sweden's Acreo orders network equipment from Net Insight for testing of qualified TV and video services

Kailight OKs Princeton Optronics
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Kailight Photonics approves Princeton Optronics' PowerSweep 2000 tunable laser for use in its Tunable All-optical Signal Regenerator

Cabletel Q3 Sales Slip
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Net sales fell to $9.4M (Canadian), down 31% from 3Q02, for a net loss of $298K ($0.04/share), up from a loss of $113K ($0.02/share)

Extreme Appoints New CFO
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

William Slakey, previously chief financial officer for Handspring, joins Extreme Networks as senior VP and CFO

FutureSoft Delivers ISS, DSLAM
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

FutureSoft partners with Wintegra; announces Intelligent Switching Solution (ISS) will run on Broadcom's enterprise switches

Ipsum Advances IP Management
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Ipsum Networks expands its Route Dynamics solution with support for IP Application Management

Avanex Plans $31.5M Placement
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Avanex announces private placement of 6.8M shares at $4.63 per share for proceeds of approximately $31.5M

Grid Computing Project Launched
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Welsh e-Science Centre teams with BAE Systems, Hewlett Packard, the Institute of High Performance Computing and the University of Wales

Japan's HOTnet Picks Juniper
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

HOTnet selects routing platforms from Juniper Networks for its new 10-Gigabit MPLS network

Linx Hits 30 Gbit/s Record
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

London Internet Exchange hits a data transmission record of 30 Gbit/s per second

Tellabs Wins Lebanese Project
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications chooses Tellabs' managed access system to handle services across its national network

Diatem Deploys 10-GigE Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

DIATEM Networks completes deployment of 10-Gigabit Metro-Ethernet service control platform for Telecom Ottawa

Lumentis Picked for Swedish Testbed
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

ACREO selects Lumentis' optical platform for the Swedish National Broadband Test-bed

Allied Intros Gateways, CWDM Switch
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Allied Telesyn announces its new line of residential gateways and optical networking products

China Picks Nortel's Shasta Box
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

China Netcom and China Telecom select Nortel's Shasta 5000 Broadband Service Node to provide value-added IP services

Nortel Wins Verizon Award
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Nortel Networks wins a Recognition Award from Verizon for next generation Sonet solutions

Nokia Stresses OSS Credentials
News Wire Feed | 11/11/2003

Nokia puts its OSS foot forward at the TeleManagement World conference in Dallas

Cavium Releases SSL Boards
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Unveils 10 (ten!) new SSL acceleration boards, including a fancy FIPS model

Mohawk/CDT Touts New Cable
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Mohawk/CDT debuts VersaLite, a fully water-blocked fiber optic cable that meets the demands of both indoor and outdoor plant requirements

Altera, Innocor Intro Serial Protocol
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Duo intros spec for SerialLite, the industry’s most streamlined serial comms protocol for high-speed point-to-point data transmission

Wave Three Scores USC Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Wave Three Software deploys SIP communication solution at the University of Southern California, covering more than 45,000 users

Quanta Joins Muni Consortium
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Quanta Services joins the Muni Consortium, a group dedicated to helping municipalities and utilities deploy PONs for broadband

StarGen Pockets Another $1.3M
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

New investors Ironside Ventures and CommVest to round out StarGen's Series C round with an additional $1.3M in funding

Vitesse Offers Ethernet MAC
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Vitesse expands portfolio of Gbit/s and 10-Gbit/s Ethernet MACs with the Meigs-IIe, which incorporates its new MAC Application Software

Gartner Slams UNE Policies
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Gartner says we need radical changes to unbundled network elements policies and a new forward-looking regulatory approach

Allegiance Reports Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Revenues were $188.2M, down 14.3% from last year's Q3, but it manages to cut loss from operations from $86.6M to $60.7M

Siemens Gets O2 Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

O2 awards Siemens Business Services a 5-year contract to provide support for computer workstations and telephone terminals

Cisco Announces Clientless VPNs
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Clientless VPN broadens solutions for remote user network access, allowing high security connectivity through a standard web browser

Excel Signs Global Partners
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

IVSTEL and Phitech join Excel's global application partner program to offer services on Excel's Converged Services Platform (CSP)

Azimuth Kicks Into Gear
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Azimuth enters the wireless data communications performance validation market; releases W-Series 802.11 WLAN Test Platform

Larscom, Lucent Demo MFR
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Multilink Frame Relay (MFR) solution enables service providers to offer cost-effective bandwidth services

Xignal Launches VCSEL-Driver
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Xignal launches a new high-speed input/output product line with the release of its VCSEL-driver design for single-package hybrids

Bell Micro Distributes Finisar Optics
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Bell Microproducts signs distribution deal to offer value-added solutions with Finisar optics products in North America

KPN Reports Q3 Profit
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Net profit increases from €241M in 3Q02 to €451M; KPN resumes cash dividend at €0.12 per share

Civcom, XLight Complete Merger
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Merger includes an additional financing round; combined company to focus on dynamic opto-electronic components and sub-systems

Telecom Italia Picks Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Partnership will introduce Riverstone's carrier-class routers and switches to the Italian Enterprise market

Infineon Returns to Profitability
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

After nine quarters of net losses, Q4 net income reached €49M and revenues increased to €1.76B, up 37% year-on-year

Neoteris Opens Belgian Office
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

New sales and support office, Neoteris Benelux, to serve Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

Agilent Buys Stress-Test IP
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2003

Agilent Technologies purchases intellectual property from Synthetic Networks for its network stress-testing solution

ITU Agrees on 40-Gig Standard
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

New International Telecommunication Union standard quadruples fibre optic transmission capacity and lowers cost

Hifn, Interphase Team Up
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Hifn and Interphase team to jointly deliver hardware security accelerator boards to network equipment manufacturers

Tundra Increases Q2 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Tundra Semiconductor now expects Q2 revenue to grow by 51%-53% sequentially, up from its previous forecast of 35%-40% growth

Deltathree Narrows Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Revenues were $3.3M, up from $3.2M in last year's Q3, for a net loss of $1.9M ($0.06/share), up from a loss of $2.7M ($0.09/share)

Adelphia Offers VOD
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Adelphia Communications to begin offering its Adelphia OnDemand service to select California communities by mid-December

Public Utility Picks Eagle
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Truckee Donner Public Utility District hires Eagle Broadband to deliver broadband technology, services, and content

NetTest Ships Multilayer Tester
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

NetTest promotes the multilayer test platform concept with the availability of its CMA 5000 with large bay adapter (LBA)

Lenslet Gets Japanese Partner
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Paltek enters cooperation agreement with Lenslet for the Japanese optical processing market

Transatlantic 10-GigE Demonstrated
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Canarie and SURFnet partner with Carleton and CERN to demonstrate the first transatlantic connection using native 10-GigE technology

Corning Intros FTTx Pedestal
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Corning introduces its Versatile Access Pedestal, which supports all network platforms including FTTx

Tyco Places Debt Securities
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Tyco prices $1B in debt securities and negotiates new credit facilities of $2.5B

Heptagon Raises €6.2M Capital
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Micro-optical startup closes €6.2M financing round from existing venture capital partners to increase marketing and production capabilities

BroadLight Releases PON Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Commercial release of the BTT-N-61 transceiver completes BroadLight's offering of semiconductors and transceivers

XO's Q3 Revenues Fall
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Revenues down 7.3% compared to last year's Q3, from $301.5M to $279.4M, for a loss of $35.9M

Riverstone Appoints Ressner to Board
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Riverstone, provider of carrier-class switches and routers, adds Michael Ressner to its Board of Directors

Lee Retires at Verizon
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2003

Verizon announces Charles R. Lee to retire from its Board of Directors; appoints Ivan Seidenberg as chairman

Sprint Wins NOAA Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Harris Corp. selects Sprint to provide private line and Frame Relay services for Initial Joint Polar-orbiting Operational System (IJPS)

Study Predicts Death of CO Switches
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Dittberner Associates study reveals that 'the complete death of digital central office switching is approaching...'

Vermont Electric Selects Nortel
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Vermont Electric Power Company deploys optical ethernet solutions from Nortel Networks

Tellabs Switch Sales Soar
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Tellabs reports sales for its 6350 switch nodes have exceeded 250, ten months after the product's launch

Redback, T S Telecom Team in China
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Redback signs T S Telecom as a strategic partner, expanding sales in China; both companies win CNC Hebei project

ECI Announces Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Revenue rose to $105M but was down from $147M in 3Q02, for a net loss of $19.1M, actually less than in 3Q02

fSONA Boosts Board
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

fSONA announces Fares Salloum has joined the company's Board of Directors

Airspan Acquires Nortel Sub
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Combination creates largest single supplier of 3.5 Ghz fixed wireless access solutions

Dacom Picks Nortel for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2003

Dacom Corporation selects Nortel Networks to provide a next generation network VOIP and multimedia solution

AEP Gets Structured Distribution
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Structured Communication Systems to distribute AEP Systems’ hardware security products to businesses in the Northwestern US

Service Providers Meet on MPLS
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

The MPLS/Frame Relay Alliance's new Service Provider Committee meets for the first time at the Alliance's quarterly meeting in London

Corvis Loses $112M in 3Q
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Revenues were $143.2M, mostly from its Broadwing subsidiary, for a net loss of $112.3M ($0.26/share), actually down slightly from 3Q02

Teradiant Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Teradiant appoints Mark Vecchiarelli, most recently vice president of sales and support for Zettacom, as its vice president of sales

Spirent Tests SSL, IPSec
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Spirent Communications' new dual-protocol security module supports both IPSec and SSL testing to aid deployment of secure networks

Cisco Q1 Earnings Soar
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Net sales were $5.1B, up from $4.8B in last year's Q1, for net income of $1.1B ($0.15/share), up from $618M ($0.08/share) last year

ITU Approves CWDM Spec
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

New ITU standard for Coarse Wave Division Multiplexing makes fat pipes fatter, allowing carriers to optimize use of fiber optics

VeriSign, Aladdin Secure KPN
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

VeriSign's Managed PKI services combine with Aladdin's eToken authentication offering to provide managed security for KPN

AMCC Boosts Dispersion Compensator
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

AMCC builds on its DispersionXX electronic dispersion compensation technology with the addition of a 10-Gbit/s receiver device

Glowpoint Adds Director
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Glowpoint names Karen Basian to its board; she will chair the audit committee and serve on the compensation committee

Nortel Does Optical Ethernet in LA
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power deploys a metropolitan optical network solution from Nortel Networks

FONS Appoints Arsenault
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Fiber Optic Network Solutions (FONS) hires Rick Arsenault as vice president of business development

ADC Expands Exec's Role
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Jo Anne Anderson will lead ADC's Software Systems Business, in addition to her job as president of the Systems Integration Business

Progress, EPIK Plan Merger
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Progress Telecom and EPIK Communications merge to focus on delivering wholesale broadband solutions

Instat Reiterates Chip Forecast
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Market research firm Instat continues to expect 16.7% growth in the global semiconductor market for 2003

Marconi Ships Multiservice Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Announces availabilty of its optical multiservice platform

Adtran CEO Sells 4M Shares
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Chairman, CEO, and founder Mark C. Smith sells 4 million shares of Adtran common stock, leaving him with about 4 million more

Nortel Builds Calgary Optical Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

City-owned Enmax Envision offers optical broadband services to Calgary with Nortel Networks' optical Ethernet MAN solutions

Tundra Expands in Germany and Benelux
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Future Electronics to distribute Tundra Semiconductor products throughout Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg

Quantum Leap Packaging Scores $3.5M
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Battery Ventures leads $3.5M Series A funding for Quantum Leap Packaging, scores a seat on the board of directors

Broadcom Ships ADSL Chip to China
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Broadcom's ADSL customer premises equipment chip is now shipping in volume to customers in Asia, specifically targeting China

Birck to Resign as Tellabs Chief
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Michael J. Birck, co-founder and chairman/CEO for the past 26 years, plans to step down as CEO of Tellabs by April 2004

FiberZone Banks $3M
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Portview Communications Partners and Stage One Ventures lead $3M round for FiberZone Networks, with help from the Israeli government

Level 3 Expands BT Americas
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

BT Americas to use Level 3's (3)Hub Private Line and (3)Center Colocation services to expand its MPLS backbone in the Americas

Intense Names Chief Operating Officer
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Intense appoints Don McDonald, former managing director (CEO) of JDS Uniphase's operations in the Netherlands, as chief operating officer

Nortel Buys All of Israeli JV
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Nortel to assume full ownership of Nortel Networks Israel (Sales and Marketing) by buying the remaining 28% stake held by Koor Industries

Korea's ETRI Picks Ample Silicon
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute of Korea selects Ample's Harrier silicon for Ethernet aggregation projects

Occam Q3 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2003

Revenues were $1.48M, up from $1.04M in last year's Q3, on the strength of seven new customers, including two large US ILECs

Lumentis Upgrades 3 Nets
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Lumentis installs its Mentis all-in-one transport system in 3's optical networks in Sweden

HP to OEM Packet Design Tech
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Companies integrate Layer 3 route analysis with traditional network management, facilitating root-cause analysis of network problems

Sumitomo Intros Low Water Peak Fiber
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave fully converts its standard single-mode fiber product lines to its new PureBand low water peak optical fiber

StockerYale Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Revenues were $3.7M, up 6.2% from last year's Q3, for an operating loss of $1.6M, down 40% from a loss of $2.6M last year

Infineon Intros XPAK Module
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Infineon Technologies demos a 10-GigE, XPAK-compliant transceiver module operating over 300 meters of low-band­width multimode fiber

Tektronix Tests GigE
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Tektronix offers a comprehensive oscilloscope-based solution for Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T or GbE) compliance tests

Glimmerglass Gets in Grid Game
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Glimmerglass and the University of Illinois at Chicago join forces to develop new LambdaGrid applications

GreenNet Picks Mindspeed for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

GreenNet selects Mindspeed's Miro communications convergence processor and Chagall silicon PBX packet voice solutions

Juniper Wins Tiscali Contract
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Tiscali France transforms its broadband service offerings with the deployment of Juniper Networks M- and T-series routing platforms

E2O Goes Long With VCSELs
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

E2O Communications declares a breakthrough with its electrically pumped 1310nm-1550nm long-wavelength VCSEL technology

SnowShore CTO Joins Fora
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

SnowShore Networks CTO Eric Burger elected to SIP Forum board, re-elected to board of International Packet Communications Consortium

Telecom Italia Adds More Cisco
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Telecom Italia to enlarge its broadband network infrastructure, adding Cisco's new 10000 series routers to its existing Cisco gear

Zarlink Launches TDM Switches
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Zarlink sets benchmark for time-division multiplex switch market with mid-density platform delivering industry's widest range of features

Swisscom Picks Microsoft IPTV
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Swisscom/Bluewin selects IPTV solution from Microsoft TV to test broadband delivery of pay-TV services

Extreme and Avaya Team Up
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Avaya and Extreme Networks entered a strategic alliance to jointly develop, resell, and market converged communications solutions

ITXC Reports Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Revenues were $74.6M, up 6.4% from last year's Q3, for a net loss of $9.9M ($0.23/share), up from a loss of $8.8M last year ($0.19/share)

Companies Ready for Do-Not-Call
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

E.piphany survey says more than two-thirds of companies believe they are prepared to comply with federal Do-Not-Call (DNC) laws

Sentito Jams at Woolstock
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Woolstock Mutual Telephone Assoc. to begin a Rural Utilities Service field trial with Sentito's New End Office softswitching platform

Teleglobe Acquires ITXC
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Teleglobe has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ITXC, the largest provider of VOIP wholesale services

Tyco Cuts Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Tyco International reports a loss of $0.15 per share, down from a loss of $0.72 per share in last year's Q4

Aviall Picks Equant IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Equant implements IP VPN solution globally for aviation parts distributor Aviall, linking 40 sites in a four-year, $7M deal

Nortel Intros VPN Gateway
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Nortel offers the first VPN gateway to support both Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and IP Security (IPSec) VPNs from the same device

PlastiComm Extends Critical DSL
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Critical Telecom and PlastiComm Industries team up to give carriers a comprehensive, cost-effective way to extend DSL to subscribers

Spirent Tests 10GE Over Copper
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Spirent debuts the first 10-Gigabit Ethernet over copper test interface based on 10GBASE-CX4, the IEEE draft standard 802.3ak

GlobespanVirata, Conexant to Merge
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Merger would create a $1.2B-a-year company focused on broadband and home networking

AFOP Buys Ritek Photonics Biz
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Alliance Fiber Optic Products to acquire substantially all the assets of Ritek's Photonics Division in Taiwan for 1.7M shares of AFOP stock

Alcatel Brings DSL to Macedonia
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) gets a DSL network, thoughtfully supplied by Alcatel to Makedonski Telekomunkacii

Data Connection Ships IS-IS Software
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Data Connection ships of its Intermediate System Intermediate System (IS-IS) protocol product, completing its IP routing protocol suite

Qwest Targets System Integrators
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Qwest Communications creates a systems integrator alliances division, specifically to work for and with integrators and outsourcers

Ericsson Wins Ethernet DSL Deal
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Ericsson win contract with SATEL to supply Russia's first Ethernet DSL Access network, in the Moscow region

Level 3 Expands in Germany
News Wire Feed | 11/4/2003

Offering services in Leipzig; now serving eight German markets

OCPI Q4 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Revenues were $10.4M, up 17.1% from last year's Q4, for a net loss of $2.1M ($0.02/share), down from net income of $858,000 ($0.01/share)

Tellium Board OKs Reverse Split
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Tellium's board of directors unanimously approves a one-for-four reverse split of its common stock; split already approved by stockholders

Avanex Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Revenues after the Alcatel and Corning acquisitions hit $18.1M; net losses hit $27M, or 25 cents per share

Alcatel Denies OFS's Patent Claims
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Alcatel files a response in court denying the infringement of a patent alleged in a complaint brought by OFS/Fitel

Radware Reports Record Q3 Revs
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Revenues were a record $14.0M, up 27% from last year's Q3, for a net profit of $1.9M ($0.10/share), up from a loss of $0.4M ($0.02/share)

NTT Picks Acme Packet SBCs
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

NTT picks Acme Packet's Net-Net session border controllers to meet availability and security requirements for its commercial network

Sonus Expands in Asia
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Sonus Networks broadens sales presence in Asia through sales partnerships with solutions integrators in Indonesia and Japan

Level 3 Offers Private Line Service
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Level 3 leverages its Ontap system to launch the (3)Hub wholesale, 'self-service' private line service in the US and Europe

OnFiber Gets Positive Cash Flow
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

OnFiber Communications achieves positive cash flow from operations in the third quarter of 2003; expects profitability in 1H04

FCC May Fine AT&T Over DNC
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Federal Communications Commission proposes to fine AT&T $780K for apparent violations of the new 'Do-Not-Call' telemarketing rules

Innocor Intros 10-GigE Test Solutions
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Test module offers Forward Error Correction support for 10-Gigabit Ethernet LANs based on Optical Transport Network G.709 features

Vitesse Intros Two GigE Switches
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Vitesse Semiconductor debuts 'Gatwick,' a Layer 3 10-Gigabit Switch/Router IC, and 'Fairoaks,' a Layer-2+ 10-Gigabit Switch IC

MagiQ Ships Quantum Crypto
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

MagiQ Technologies debuts 'Navajo' quantum cryptography security gateway; releases 'open' quantum key distribution for researchers

Crimson Packs Tensilica Core
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Tensilica's Xtensa processor powers revolutionary new 'microcommunications processors' from Crimson Microsystems

Hitachi Consulting Deploys NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Hitachi Consulting has deployed NetScreen's integrated firewall and VPN security solutions to support its multimedia IP network

Fujitsu, Tellabs Demo OIF UNI
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Fujitsu Network Communications and Tellabs successfully demonstrate enhanced service activation using the OIF UNI 1.0 specification

Agere Demos 90nm SerDes
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Agere Systems demonstrates the fastest SerDes circuitry, utilizing 90-nanometer low-k technology to enable 12-Gbit/s performance

Azanda Appoints VP of Marketing
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Azanda Network Devices hires Dean Grumlose to lead its global marketing and product strategy

Agilent Has New Test Platform
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Network Simulation Platform designed to test thousands of VT/TU channels simultaneously for next-gen Sonet/SDH MSPPs

Thus Cuts Losses
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

1H03 loss before tax reduced 67% to £10.2 million, on target for cashflow positive

Juniper Adds Edge Routers
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Compact M7i and M10i routing platforms aimed at small and medium-sized POPs, campus networks, and managed services environments

Redback Goes Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Has filed a voluntary pre-packaged plan of reorganization under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code

BFi Optilas Distributes Adaptif
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Adaptif Photonics polarization measurement and management equipment to be distributed in Europe by BFi Optilas

Corning Cable Gets Distributed
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Has selected TVC Communications to distribute its portfolio of products to the cable TV industry in the US

Lumera Finds Funding
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Lumera closes $800,000 private equity financing

Bell Labs Lases Photonic Crystal
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2003

Proof-of-concept device may pave the way for new and powerful laser-on-a-chip applications

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