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Ixia Shipping Interface Card
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2000

Has received orders for its LMOC48VAR Load Module

Versatel Takes Over Versapoint
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2000

Versatel will acquire NorthPoint's 50 percent stake in VersaPoint

Epoch Note: JDSU a Bargain
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2000

Research note states that JDS Uniphase shares represent a significant buying opportunity

Optibase Lowers 4Q Forecast
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2000

But says sales of its new product, MediaGateway, are exceeding expectations.

CoreComm Execs to Shell Out $16M
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2000

Members of management and the Board have invested $16 million to fund future working capital and general corporate purposes

F5 Networks Issues Earnings Warning
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2000

Revenue is expected to be $24 million to $26 million, a loss before taxes of approximately $0.48 to $0.50 per share

Tut Systems to Acquire ActiveTelco
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2000

ActiveTelco's IP telephony and messaging technology is expected to enhance Tut's next-gen IntelliPOP multiservice platform

Newport, Kensington Labs to Merge
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2000

Kensington Laboratories develops and manufactures advanced high-throughput, sub-micron motion control and robotic systems

JDSU, SDLI Reschedule Merger Meeting
News Wire Feed | 12/27/2000

Zhone Expands Into Latin America
News Wire Feed | 12/26/2000

Ex-BellSouth, Cisco Execs Join VC Firm
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2000

David Kettler and Paul Pishal named to expand H.I.G. Capital's presence in Atlanta

Net Insight Delivers Media Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2000

Net Insight has concluded an agreement with Telia subsidiary Skanova on the supply of infrastructure

New Focus, JCA Amend Merger Terms
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2000

Deal worth $340M at Dec 21 closing prices

Bookham Finance Chief to Retire
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2000

CFO Stephen Cockrell has decided to take early retirement, due to ill health

Lucent Projects Major Losses
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2000

Significant loss expected for first-quarter 2001; more than $1 billion in planned cost reductions announced

New OC48 Transponders from OCP
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2000

Combine an optical transceiver with Sonet/SDH electronic multiplexing and demultiplexing, including clock and data recovery

Cisco Completes PixStream Purchase
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2000

A developer of hardware and software solutions to distribute and manage digital video across broadband networks

OCPI Launches OC-48 Transponders
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2000

Combines transceiver, mux, clock in a single device

EXFO Completes Burleigh Buy
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2000

EXFO has issued 6.5 million subordinate voting shares and payed about $40 million in cash for the DWDM equipment vendor

Brocade Starts SAN Certification
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2000

The Brocade SAN Certification Program is the first of its kind in the storage area networking industry

Alcatel Invests in Israeli Incubator
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2000

Alcatel and Runway intend to jointly incorporate Runway Telecom, a telecommunications and datacommunications incubator

Marconi Completes Milan Buildout
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2000

Has completed the expansion of the Milan metro area network of WIND, the Italian telecom operator

Lucent to Resell Foundry ServerIron
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2000

Lucent to sell Foundry's Layer 4-7 Web switches worldwide as part of co-branding agreement

Foundry Trims Q4 Outlook
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Company anticipates fourth quarter net revenue of $100 million to $110 million

Quantum Bridge Goes for IPO
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter is acting as lead manager for the offering

Alliance Fiber Optic Releases Muxes
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

100 GHz and 200 GHz high isolation Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (OADM) modules

Infineon Building in Virginia
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Announces construction of first phase of 300mm module at Richmond, Virginia plant

ODSI Completes Interop Test
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Multivendor event supported by Agilent demonstrates 'optical dial tone' with ODSI’s open industry standards-based protocol

$230M German Deal for 360networks
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Will provide multiple 2.5-Gbit/s wavelengths throughout its North American network to Deutsche Telekom

Sycamore, CoreExpress Ink Mega Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

In an agreement worth up to $100M, CoreExpress will deploy Sycamore's SN 16000 intelligent optical switches

Tachion's Switch NTS Certified
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Fusion 5000 Broadband Services Switch is Nebs-, ETSI-, and SBC-compliant

Ciena To Acquire Cyras
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Deal is worth about $2.6 billion

New Focus Lands Big Customer
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2000

Unidentified new customer will account for "high single digit" percentage of 4Q revenues

LMGR Debuts Acousto-Optic Switch
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

LMGR will announce its first fiber-optic product at its upcoming December 20 industry demonstration

Solectron's 1Q Sales Double
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Sales reach $5.696 billion. Earnings per share beat forecasts.

Lucent Has 5 New International Labs
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Has opened new Bell Labs facilities in Australia, China, Greece, India, and Italy within the past eight months

Qusion Announces N.J. Expansion
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

33,000 square-foot facility to manufacture integrated optical components on up to four-inch wafers

360networks Connects U.S., Venezuela
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

The first direct fiber optic connection between the two countries

Nortel Adds 10GigE to Open DWDM
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Announces immediate availability of 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on Optera 1600 long haul DWDM systems

Urban Media Gets Another $57M
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Funding round for the broadband services provider was led by Tyco Ventures

Corning: Oklahoma's OK
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Oklahoma City will be the location of its newest optical fiber manufacturing facility

Vitesse Announces Evaluation Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

for the VSC9142, an OC-48c Packet/ATM over SONET framing device for the VSC9142, an OC-48c Packet/ATM over SONET framing device For the VSC9142, an OC48c packet/ATM-over-Sonet framing device

Bookham Sells Mux to Lucent
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Its integrated MUX-VOA product is now being designed into some of Lucent's optical networking systems

Appian Gets $60M Third Round
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Big banks join investors, suggesting an IPO is in the offing

BitBlitz Announces 50 Gbit/s Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2000

Vendor claims 70 percent reduction in power consumption

IDT Upgrades FIFO
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2000

SuperSync II FIFOs now operate at speeds up to 166 MHz, providing the industry's fastest performance at 3.3 volts

Cogent Makes Light Reading Top 10
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2000

Only service provider chosen for Light Reading's "Top Ten Private Companies" list

DigiLens Names Tech Advisors
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2000

Morton Schwartz, ex-AT&T, and Yasuhiro Koike, of Keio University in Tokyo, have joined its Technical Advisory Board

Sycamore: Ethernet Edge to Core
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2000

Expanded solution for SN 10000 platform and SN 3000 switch will enable provision of gigabit Ethernet services throughout network

Byrd to COO at 360networks
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2000

Jimmy Byrd was most recently president of North American operations at Level 3 Communications

Ciena's Switch Will Have Optical Core
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2000

Announces strategy based on the Core Director having an optical as well as an electrical core

Alcatel Announces 40 Gbit/s Pre-Amp
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2000

Alcatel 1907 Optical Fiber Amplifier couples high performance with compact size, says company

Lucent Unveils Intelligent Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2000

Will enable Lucent's all-optical switch to automatically redistribute bandwidth in response to fluctuating network demands and resources

LightPointe Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2000

John Griffin, ex-ADC and US West, is the new president and chief executive officer

Luminous Teams With Portal Software
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2000

Portal's Infranet customer management and billing platform to be integrated with Luminous Networks' PacketWave optical access switches

ZettaCom Intros OC192 Solution
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2000

ZEN-QM offers traffic management capabilities, including QOS differentiation, for IP/MPLS networks

Chip Makers Get Go-Ahead For Merger
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Regulatory bodies approve merger of Galileo Technology with Marvell Technology Group

Optillion Closes $53M Round
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Cisco among investors on 10 Gig Ethernet transceiver startup

West Bay Semiconductor Expands HQ
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Expects to double staff, build new lab

360networks Opens Bermuda Hub
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

$22 million cable landing station will serve as a central hub for the 360americas fiber optic network

Alfalight Closes $28M 2nd Round
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Funding round for high-power diode laser company led by Advanced Technology Ventures

KPNQwest Plots British Expansion
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Projects could include buying Internet service providers and rolling out a fiber optic network

Canadian Carrier Licensed
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Cannect Communications Inc. has received approval from the CRTC to offer local switched services in the Vancouver area

Band-X Buys German Exchange
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Acquiring Hanse-X, Germany's biggest bourse for switched minutes traffic

Metro-Optix Platform Trials
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

OutReach Communications is testing the CityStream bandwidth manager platform in Kansas City

Yipes Colocates With LayerOne
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Extending Yipes's high-speed managed optical networking services into LayerOne's Nexus Optical Distribution Exchanges

Cable & Wireless, Nortel Ink $10M Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Carrier is deploying Nortel's IP VPN solution for services in 80 countries

Atrica Launches Online Resource Center
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

To promote the awareness of optical Ethernet technology

$53 Million for Optillion
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Crescendo Ventures, Cisco Systems, and Investor AB join second round of funding

Infineon Opens Office in Israel
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Office in Nethanya, Israel, will focus on broadband access business

Zhone to Acquire Xybridge
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Xybridge is a leading developer of carrier-class broadband access network softswitch solutions

OptXCon Completes $12.2M 1st Round
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2000

Boston Millennia Partners and H.I.G. Capital led the financing round

Intel, PowerX Team on Switching
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Assuring interoperability between the Intel IXP1200 Network Processor and the Power XT Networks TeraChannel Switch Fabric subsystem

Sandia Licenses Microcosm
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Agreement allows Microcosm Technologies to incorporate Sandia's design tools into its MEMS software

AMCC Intros 10-Gig 'Digital Wrapper'
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Designed to support both the evolving G.709 digital wrapper standard and traditional Sonet/SDH infrastructures

Tellabs Announces New Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Titan 6000 and Focus carrier-class products support intelligent, scaleable, transparent, and manageable all-optical networks

Juniper Buys Micro Magic
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Juniper stock and cash worth about $260M will be exchanged for all outstanding shares of the integrated circuit maker

Mintera Enjoys $26M First Round
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Investors include Portview Communications Partners, Star Ventures, Court Square Optical, and Sycamore Networks

Broadcom Ships Gig Ethernet Controller
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

BCM5700 promises higher performance and lower CPU utilization than any other commercially available solution

Finnish Consortium Goes With Marconi
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Finnet Group has chosen Marconi to supply and install DWDM optical networking equipment in its national backbone

CyOptics Adds to Team
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Jeff Templer is the new Chief Financial Officer; Ilan Rabinovich is VP Engineering

Point Reyes Unveils Market Strategy
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Will enable carriers' carriers to deliver TDM, ATM, VOIP, and Internet services over a single, high-density IP optical platform

Catena Raises $60 Million in 3rd Round
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2000

Goldman Sachs and Berkeley International Capital led the round for the broadband DSL services provider

Optical Services Startup Launched
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2000

Akara, started by execs from Alcatel, EMC, and Nortel, gets $17M seed money

AIFOtec Unveils 1x2 Switch
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2000

Key features of the fiber optic switch are low insertion loss and high crosstalk

Cisco, Ciena Team on Demo
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2000

Announce successful interoperability test of 10-Gbit/s Very Short Reach (VSR) optics

ONI Names Asia-Pacific Boss
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2000

Dr. Patrick Sim to be Vice President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific operations

Alcatel Optronics Wins Award
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2000

Honored by the International Engineering Consortium for the Alcatel 1915 LMM, a compact laser module

Optical Capital Picks President
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2000

Appoints Max Straube President and Managing Director of Private Equity

Broadwing Buys Ciena Switch
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Doesn't effect Broadwing's Corvis contract

FONS Intros Fused Components
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Including wideband couplers, splitters, taps, coarse WDMs, and gain flattening filters

Cielo Claims VCSEL Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Full transceiver link using 1.3 micron VCSEL delivers error-free data over 20km of singlemode fiber

Infineon Unveils New ATM Widget
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Multiservice ATM traffic management IC for enterprise and central office switches, multiplexers, and linecards

Agilent Expands Test Product Suite
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Introduces 3 handheld devices: an optical power meter, a dual laser source, and an automated optical attenuator

Alcatel, Acterna Unite on Test System
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Combine the Alcatel Optinex 1680 OGX digital crossconnect system with Acterna's Centest Broadband Test System

NorthPoint Slashes Workforce
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Cuts 248 jobs in wake of failed Verizon merger

Exfo Gets $1M German Order
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

From Deutsche Telekom AG for a series of portable Polarization Mode Dispersion (PMD) analyzers

Pangea Launches Nordic Network
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Teams up with Nortel and Alcatel to roll out 11,500km network in northern Europe, Scandinavia, and the Baltic region

Linmor Touts Support for Cisco Optical
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Has released a reporting module for Cisco's ONS 15454 Optical Transport Platform

Corning Announces $450M Expansion
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

New optical fiber manufacturing facility in Concord, N.C.

Lucent Opens New Certification Lab
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Alameda, Calif., facility is aimed at those involved in the installation or maintenance of Lucent products

Corning Appoints VP/Treasurer
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Mark Rogus joined Corning in 1996 as manager of Corporate Finance

AirFiber to Cover Australia
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Comsyst Pty Ltd. to distribute AirFiber's OptiMesh wireless optical networking products

Network Photonics Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Donald Green, telecommunications industry pioneer, has joined its Board of Directors

Ciena Reports Q4 Figures
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Revenue of $287.6 million; pro forma net income of $41.3 million, or $0.14 per diluted share

Euro Transport Market to Double
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Will jump from $7.2B in 2000 to $14.8B in 2004, says RHK

Nortel Claims Euro WDM Leadership
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

Says its market share has jumped from 23 to 37 percent

Marconi Expands Components Business
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2000

New optical components company will produce high-power tunable lasers and ultrafast modulators

Juniper, Ericsson Enter Joint Venture
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

As part of the transaction, Juniper will buy back one million shares of its common stock from Ericsson

ADC Gets Brazilian Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

$16 million deal with GVT, Brazilian alternative service provider, includes ADC's connectivity and access products

LightPath Inks Deal With Corning
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Two-year deal for LightPath's large beam collimators

Calient Announces Interop Success
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Interoperability between Calient's DiamondWave photonic switch and Tellabs' Titan 6100 optical transport system

Digital Lightwave Makes a Big Sale
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

360networks has ordered $2.1 million worth of its portable OC48 Network Information Computers

Everest, MFN Sign 20-Year Lease
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Metromedia Fiber Network to provide optical networking to Everest Broadband in 50 cities

AOL Deploys Cisco Routers
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Cisco 12000 series Internet routers to enhance AOL global data network

Avici Breaks Into Europe
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

France Telecom Router deal is Avici's first commercial contract in Europe; appoints EMEA manager

$17M Round 1 for Pelago Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Investors include Charles River Ventures, Columbia Capital, and Bessemer Venture Partners

Ericsson to Bolster Belgian Backbone
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Will provide Belgacom, the largest Belgian operator, with nationwide DWDM infrastructure for inter-city links

Egypt Engages Ericsson
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Telecom Egypt selects Ericsson to build Internet access network

Lucent Christens Its Spinoff
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Microelectronics spinoff, to IPO next year, has selected Agere Systems as its name

Caspian Closes $85 Million 3rd Round
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2000

Larry Roberts' startup could be preparing for an IPO

U.S. ISPs Losing Asia Market Share
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

TeleGeography study shows the Asian Internet is becoming less and less U.S.-centric

Lucent, Global Crossing End Trials
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Successful 5-day trial in Belgium of Lucent's 40G optical networking technology

RHK Forecasts Asia-Pacific Boom
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Predicts WDM and SDH spending in the region will grow from $3.5 billion in 2000 to $17.2 billion by 2004

Équipe Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Marty Meyer appointed Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary of the Board of Directors

Morgan Stanley Backs Internet Machines
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Joins current investors Redpoint Ventures and Meritech Capital in series B round of funding

Click! Network to Deploy LuxN Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Tacoma area network has chosen LuxN's optical access transport technology for its business customers

Agilent Opens China Lab
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Beijing laboratory to develop fiber optic communication technology

Paxonet Enters Core/Metro Market
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Former CoreEl MicroSystems will ship semiconductor subsystems for the optical network equipment market in Q1 2001

Siemens Exec Joins OMM Team
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

Werner Pekarek will be vice president, subsystems manufacturing

Essex Demos 1-Gig Channel Spacing
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2000

'Hyperfine' technology could enable as many as 4000 channels per fiber

Xilinx Downgrades Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Company is changing its 12% sequential revenue growth guidance for the December quarter to 5-7%

Marconi Wins Danish Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Contract with Tele Danmark potentially worth up to £20 million (US$29 million) over three years

Luminous Announces European Launch
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Luminous has established its headquarters for Europe, Middle East, and Africa in the U.K.

Star 21 Deploys Juniper Routers
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Broadband service provider has deployed OC48/STM16 Internet backbone routers in the core of its German IP network

WorldCom Tests Fujitsu DWDM System
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Fujitsu Takes on WorldCom's `Terabit Challenge' with Flashwave OADX system

Astral Point Expands Product Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

ON 2000 optical access node promises better cost, service delivery, and network management

Avici Extends Asia Coverage
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Partnership with CommVerge Solutions extends Avici's Asian reach

Redback Reports China Contracts
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Redback subscriber management systems can be found deployed throughout China, including Beijing and Shanghai

SpectraSwitch Names President/CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Lindsay Austin was vice president and general manager of JDS Uniphase’s Commercial Lasers Division

Delta Ventures Names Manager
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

New Senior Investment Manager David Schwartz was Director of Business Development at ECI Telecom

Startup Offers 'Last Mile' Solution
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

FiberCity Networks' fiber optic network delivers 4.8 Gbit/s to commercial buildings

Kamelian Gets $18M for Expansion
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Scottish chip manufacturer funded by 3i and Lightspeed Venture Partners

Tachion Gets $50M 3rd Round
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Lehman Brothers led round which also included Goldman Sachs and J.P.Morgan

Lynx Readies Switch Shipments
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2000

Targeting the small- to medium-scale switch marketplace, planar waveguide switches are set to ship in early 2001

360networks Ups 2001 Estimates
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2000

Forecasts revenue of $3.1 to $3.3 billion, and adjusted EBITDA of $2.5 to $2.6 billion, 40 to 50% higher than prior estimates

Southampton Names Hood Senior VP
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2000

Jim Hood previously held the post of VP Engineering at Amati Communications, a developer of ADSL equipment

Lefebvre Joins VIPswitch
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2000

Daniel Lefebvre, a former director for Corvis, to be firm's Director, Human Resources

KPN Sells Getronics Unit
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2000

All activities and approximately 800 employees will be taken over by Total Specific Solutions

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