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LightCore Expands Network Reach
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2003

LightCore expands the reach of its fiber optic network in Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri with the acquisition of assets from Level 3

Level 3 Completes Sale of MFON
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2003

CenturyTel pays Level 3 approximately $17M for Midwest Fiber Optic Network (MFON), which Level 3 acquired from Genuity earlier this year

Web Inventor Gets Knighted
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2003

No, not Al Gore! Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, will be made a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire

Sorrento Closes $6.35M
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2003

Sorrento Networks closes its previously announced financing to raise $6.35M from a private placement of its common stock and warrants

Gov't Names GIG-BE Winners
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2003

Science Applications International Corp. awards subcontracts to Ciena, Sprint, Sycamore, Juniper, Qwest for its GIG-BE project

Ciena Announces GIG-BE Win
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2003

US Department of Defense to deploy Ciena's CoreStream integrated optical transport and switching platform in its global network

China Launches FTTH Forum
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2003

Industry group aims to promote fiber to the home/premises in China

Juniper Wins GIG-BE Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2003

Wins core and edge routing contract for Global Information Grid -- Bandwidth Expansion (GIG-BE) Program

Micromuse to Restate Financial Results
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2003

'Micromuse expects that the anticipated adjustments will not have a material impact on the Company's historically reported revenues'

Airspan Does Serbian 'Wireless DSL'
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2003

Telekom Srbija places first orders for deployment of Airspan Networks' fixed wireless access technology

Lumera Wins Gov't Contract Add-on
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2003

Lumera awarded additional $950,000 in continuing contract from U.S. government agency to develop electro-optic polymer materials

Huawei Scores in Ethiopia
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2003

Ethiopia Telecom to deploy Huawei's C&C08 switches and its POTS, ISDN, Centrex, and Internet Access solution across the whole country

UK's Ofcom Targets Yokels
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2003

'Super-regulator' Ofcom announces spectrum allocation to bring new low-cost wireless broadband connections to UK rural communities

FCC Fields Porting Complaints
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2003

The FCC has received 2,394 informal complaints about wireless local number portability since porting began on November 24

Vitesse to Buy Cicada
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2003

Vitesse Semiconductor seals a deal to acquire all of the outstanding equity interests of Cicada Semiconductor for about $66M in cash

Toshiba Claims DRAM First
News Wire Feed | 12/26/2003

Toshiba is the first to commercialize 512-megabit XDR DRAMs, with a data transfer speed of 3.2 GHz, faster than any other memory device

Fujitsu, Sumitomo Establish JV
News Wire Feed | 12/26/2003

Fujitsu and Sumitomo Electric establish joint venture in compound semiconductor devices

Rambus Completes Velio Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2003

Acquisition of Velio's high-speed serial business, which will be integrated into Rambus' RaSer, is done

Sorrento Raises Private Placement
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2003

Sells roughly 2 million shares and 1 million warrants for a $6.35M pick-me-up

Global Crossing Files SEC Reports
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2003

Global Crossing files reports with SEC for first three quarters of 2003 and current report on investment by ST Telemedia

eBiscom Issues 6.7M New Shares
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2003

AEM requests conversion of 2003-2006 convertible bonds issued by eBiscom; company issues 6.7M shares

Fiberxon Touts SFP Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2003

Optical subassembly manufacturer releases multi-rate CWDM SFP transceivers with digital diagnostics

Satellite Carrier Cuts Staff
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2003

Xantic will reduce its staff from 680 to 433 over the next three years, as part of reoganisation process

KT Uses More Juniper
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2003

Korean ISP KT Kornet selects Juniper's T-series routing platform to upgrade its network backbone

Suit Filed Against Redback
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

An L.A. law firm files a class action suit focusing on Redback's dealings with Qwest

Nortel Files Restated Earnings
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

Nortel confirms previously announced refiling of annual and quarterly reports for 2002, 1Q03, and 2Q03

Vonage Starts Ygnition
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

Vonage announces strategic sales partnership with Ygnition Networks to deploy broadband telephony service

Moto Modems Fit for Europe
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

Euro-DOCSIS Certification Board certifies Motorola cable modem and gateway for interoperability with Euro-DOCSIS 1.1 and 2.0 standards

US Broadband Up 18% in H1
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

FCC statistics show high-speed lines increased 18% from 19.9M to 23.5M in first half of 2003 compared to 23% in second half of 2002

UPS Israel Gets Nortel VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

BezeqCall installs contact center for UPS Israel using an IP telephony solution from Nortel

ITC^DeltaCom Resumes Nasdaq Trading
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

ITC^DeltaCom regains Nasdaq listing, under the symbol ITCD

C&W America Claims New Deals
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

Cable & Wireless America says its has received 800 new and expanded customer service orders in Q3

Progress, EPIK Complete Merger
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

Progress Telecom and EPIK Communications complete merger announced last month; appoint executive team

Xilinx Connects With IBM
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2003

Xilinx announces interoperability of its Virtex-II Pro 3.125 serial transceivers with IBM's High Speed Serdes (HSS) core

KDDI Launches TV, VOD Service
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

KDDI launches Hikari Plus TV, broadband multi-channel broadcast, and VOD service

Golden Line Deploys Terawave PON
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Terawave and Golden Line have deployed Terawave's PON-based FTTP systems in Moscow

Verizon Names FTTP Suppliers
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Verizon selects Corning Cable Systems, ADC, Preformed Line Products, and Tyco to provide fiber optic cabling for its FTTP deployment

Courts Approve Enterasys Settlement
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Enterasys announces federal and state courts have approved settlement of 2002 shareholder lawsuits

Quarry Teams With Tecnonet
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Tecnonet resells Quarry's iQ series security service routers to Italian market

Xten Joins SIP Forum
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

SIP softphones and toolkits provider Xten Networks has joined the SIP Forum

Sonus Relocates HQ
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Sonus Networks relocates its corporate headquarters from Westford to Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Alcatel Brags About DSL Market Share
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Alcatel leads worldwide DSL equipment market with 36.9% share, according to Dell'Oro Group

Vonage Partners With ANPI
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Vonage announces co-branded partnership with ANPI to deploy broadband telephony services

Redback Gets Reorg Approval
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

US bankruptcy court approves Redback's reorganization plan; company expects to emerge from bankruptcy by January 6

UTStarcom Wins Vietnam Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

UTStarcom signs contract with Vietnam Post and Telecommunications to expand deployments of IP-based PAS system in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh

Check Point, Sun Test IPv6
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Check Point Software and Sun Microsystems provide Internet security solution for interoperability testing of IPv6

EC Accuses TeliaSonera
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

European Commission suspects TeliaSonera of abusing its dominant market position in bid for high-speed Internet access contract

Netia Launches IP VPN Service
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Polish fixed line services provider Netia introduces IP VPN and unlimited dial-up access services for business customers

Thomson Eyes Chinese DSL
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

Thomson announces its has shipped over 1M modems to China, launches SpeedTouch 511e ADSL modem for Chinese market

S&P Downgrades Belgacom
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

S&P downgrades Belgacom to AA- following IPO announcement, and affirms its A-1+ short-term corporate credit rating

Authorities Approve Tellabs Outsourcing
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2003

European Competition authorities approve the transition of Tellabs' manufacturing operations to Elcoteq

Verizon Scores Against Record Industry
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Court of Appeals has struck down a lower-court ruling that had forced ISPs to reveal the identity of any subscriber accused of music piracy

...and SBC Cheers Them On
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

SBC applauds appeals court ruling against RIAA, will continue to oppose DMCA subpoenas

Sheraton Deploys Nortel IP PBX
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers selected the recently introduced Nortel Networks Succession 3.0 to evolve to a converged IP network

40-Gig Startup Gets $19.5M
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

StrataLight provides 40-Gbit/s optical transport subsystems for use by carriers in long-distance core networks; TL Ventures led the round

Taqua Moves Some Softswitches
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Kaleva Telephone has purchased four iX7000 next-generation Class 5 packet softswitches, and Pennsylvania Telephone has purchased one

Free World Chooses NexTone
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Free World Dialup is using NexTone’s Multiprotocol Signaling Switch to allow peer-to-peer Internet telephony for broadband users

TranSwitch Gets Channelized
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Introduces TEPro-Fx28, a complete single chip and software solution for next-generation channelized T1/E1/DS0 applications

Shareholders Meet on FLAG-Reliance Merger
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

FLAG reschedules shareholder meeting to vote on its amalgamation with Reliance Gateway from December 22 to January 12

Probe Forecasts IP PBX Boom
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Probe Financial Associates predicts the IP PBX market, which grew 75% this year, will average 34% growth through 2007

Oki, BEA Develop Applications Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

BEA Systems and Oki Electric form global strategic alliance to develop a converged IT communications platform

BtNAccess Offers Inter-Provider VPNs
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

BtNAccess expands its MPLS-based VPN service to 35 countries via inter-provider MPLS connectivity

KaZaA is Legal, Says Hague Court
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Supreme Court of the Netherlands rules it is not illegal to make KaZaA publicly available, confirming Amsterdam court ruling in 2002

ETSI Hosts Powerline Event
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

ETSI hosts interoperability event to identify any technical issues affecting the deployment of Powerline products

Intel Adds VPs
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Intel appoints 14 new vice presidents for its technology, sales, desktop platforms, finance, and enterprise platform groups

Infineon Fights AIDS
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Infineon joins the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GBC)

MCI Issues Up To $5.7B Debt
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

MCI announces allocation of senior notes for between $4.7B and $5.7B, and extends expiration date for election forms

Jefferies Buys M&A Firm Broadview
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Jeffries Group broadens its profile in the technology sector with the acquisition of Broadview

Axerra Names US Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Joe Ashton has been appointed VP of sales for the Americas by Axerra Networks

Gamma Connects With T-Systems
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

Gamma Telecom interconnects with T-Systems's London POP for international voice traffic termination

BlazePhotonics Has Hollow Fiber
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2003

BlazePhotonics announces the first commercially available hollow-core fiber designed to guide light in the visible spectrum

Security Appliance Market Grows 22%
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Led by firewalls and VPNs, the market for security appliances grew to $379M in Q3, according to IDC

AFS Wins Dark Fiber Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

To provide a dark-fiber network for Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Probe Sees VOIP Growth
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Probe Financial Associates report says the four US RBOCs are taking more aggressive steps in VOIP service

Qwest to Buy Allegiance
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Qwest Communications reaches agreement to acquire Allegiance Telecom's network assets for approximately $300 million in cash

Extreme Gets Virgin Money
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Virgin Money, in conjunction with Telindus, has selected Extreme Networks as the preferred supplier for new Gigabit Ethernet networks

Cypress Semi Raises Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Looks to revenue of approximately $235 million and pro forma earnings of $0.14 per share for the quarter ending December 28, 2003

Zhone Closes NJ Center
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

To close its Oceanport-based development center; to lay off about 50 people

IPVoice Slings in Singapore
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

To deliver a $1.8 million turn-key communications technology solution through its Infotel subsidiary in Singapore

8x8 Gets New Chair
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Bryan Martin, 8x8's Chief Executive Officer, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors

Hifn Intros Compression Processor
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

9630 lossless data compression processor can compress or decompress data at up to 300 Mbytes per second

Telus Sets 2004 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Looking to achieve a 28% increase in earnings per share based on consolidated revenue growth of 5%, lowered capex

Comcast Raises Cash
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Board approves $1B share repurchase program; expects to generate consolidated free cash flow in 2004 of approximately $2B

Lucent Names Market Boss
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

John P. Giere, ex-Ericsson, is joining the company as Chief Marketing Officer

Bee Line Goes Golden
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Golden Telecom acted as contractor to the Bee Line network for the communication channels between Veliky Novgorod and St. Petersburg

Vitesse Launches Fast Switches
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

VSC3108 delivers 0.8 Tbits of switching capacity per square mm of board space; VSC3104 is a 4-port version of the same product

BuyTelco Announces Broadband Index
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Index measuring high-speed Internet demand in US shows highest demand from the affluent, low demand from the poor and rural segments

Level 3 Goes to Vienna
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Level 3 Communications expands its European network to Vienna and doubles IP capacity on German network ring

Foundry Wins BBC Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

BBC Technology to install Foundry Internet routers, Layer 2/3 and Layer 4-7 switch technology, and associated services

LR Report Reveals US Capex Plans
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Light Reading study shows carrier capex in North America fell in 2003 but is set to grow in 2004

French ISP Goes With Cisco
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

French ISP FREE deploys metro Ethernet broadband aggregation from Cisco to support new television-over-DSL services

DenseLight Gets Certifed
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

DenseLight Seminconductor achieves ISO 9001:2000 certification from SGS International Certification Services

France Telecom Intros TV Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

France Telecom and TPS launch TV-over-DSL service in Lyon, with plans to roll out in other French cities in 2004

Reach Touts Asia/Pac Backbone
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Gartner ranks Reach top IP backbone operator in the Asia/Pacific region for the third year in a row

Force10 Appoints Korea Country Manager
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Force10 hires Howard Lee as country manager of Korea to direct its operations and business strategies

Free World Dialup Calls Free
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Free World Dialup offers free VOIP calls until December 31st

Dune Announces Sales VP and HQ
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2003

Dune Networks appoints Frank Wies as VP of sales and relocates its headquarters to Sunnyvale from Agoura Hills

Sorrento Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Following the LuxN acquisition, revenues climb 22 percent to $6.7M; losses shrink to $4.8M, or 47 cents per share

T-Com Selects Nortel
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Deutsche Telekom's fixed network division includes Nortel's OPTera Metro 5000 in its metro optical plans

Inmarsat Acquisition Finalized
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Apax and Permira provide funds to revive the satellite operator

Motorola Spins Off Chip Biz
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Motorola files registration statement for the separation of its semiconductor operations into a publicly traded company

VeriSign Acquires Guardent
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

VeriSign acquires managed security service provider Guardent for $140M in stock and cash

BCE Outlines IP Plans
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

BCE's President and CEO Michael Sabia outlines the company's IP strategy

New Edge Teams With Cox
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

New Edge Networks expands reach with cable broadband access from Cox in national reseller agreement

Global Crossing Extends DSL Access
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Global Crossing extends DSL access to its IP VPN service, Frame Relay, and Dedicated Internet Access, partners with Covad

Nakina Buys iPine Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Nakina Systems acquires iPine Networks to enter IP service and enterprise management market

Nexans Picks AT&T for IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

AT&T provides Nexans with global IP VPN to connect company locations in 28 countries

Motorola, Quantum Bridge Win FTTP Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

City of Palo Alto Utilities selects Motorola and Quantum Bridge for FTTP network delivering triple play services

Enterprise Lauds IP System
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Ingersoll-Rand declares Cisco IP Communications system the 'defined standard' for its business

Cisco Adds DWDM Replication in Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Equities house CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets implements DWDM network infrastructure based on Cisco's ONS 15530 switch

NTT Investigates Holey Fiber
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

NTT research advances on application of new holey fiber allowing ultra large capacity optical communication and cost reduction

Ericsson Wins Finnet Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Ericsson provides Ethernet DSL Access equipment to Finnet operator KPY Networks for services to multi-tenant buildings

Tyco Wins Subsea Upgrade Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Tyco and Telefonica sign contract to upgrade the fiber optic Emergia Cable System that connects Central, North, and South America

Callipso Expands VOIP Service
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Callipso, formerly CNM Network, expands its VOIP offering with its EOS Plus! product and new carrier partnerships

Deloitte: Carriers Poorly Organized
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Deloitte & Touche global survey finds industry poorly prepared to compete in major markets and keep pace with customers and technology

Skanova Completes B'band Project
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Skanaova completes broadband network build-out in the Swedish municipality of Mörbylånga

Nortel Bags T-Com Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

T-Com selects Nortel's OPTera Metro 5000 Multiservice Platform series for its metro optical network equipment

Hughes Supplies Chinese B'band
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Hughes supplies Shenzhen Securities Communications with broadband satellite network for high-speed distribution of stock information

Qwest Investors Reelect Notebaert
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Qwest holds annual shareholders meeting; reelects Richard C. Notebaert, Philip F. Anschutz, and Frank P. Popoff as directors

BT Cooks Up Sky Chefs Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

BT provides MPLS-based business IP network and global remote access for staff to in-flight service provider LSG Sky Chefs

Infonetics: Asia/Pac Capex Hits $30B
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Infonetics reports Asia/Pacific service provider capex will total $30B in 2003, up 3% from 2002; revenue will reach $139B, up 15%

DSL Connections Pass 55M Mark
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Global broadband DSL subscriptions have increased 25M in 12 months, reaching 55M in September and 62M by the end of 2003

Nokia Teams With Orca
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Orca Interactive gives Nokia rights to resell its RiGHTv application suite to telecom operators worldwide

Cable Gear Gets Euro-DOCSIS Certified
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Euro-DOCSIS Certification Board approves three 2.0 modems and creates Euro-PacketCable Certification Board

Aventail Teams With Radware
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Aventail and Radware partner to deliver solution for secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable anywhere access

Cable Operators Struggle With VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Growth of VOIP means cable operators need to offer more diverse product offerings and better service, according to BearingPoint

Seaway Expands Distribution
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Seaway Networks announces distribution agreements in China, Israel and Japan for its silicon-based content processing solutions

Mindspeed Touts IMA processor
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Mindspeed Technologies introduces highly integrated and power-efficient 32-port single-chip IMA processor including on-chip memory

Zarlink Customizes Laser Diodes
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Zarlink offers customizable long-wavelength Fabry-Perot laser diodes with its ZL 60401 family

Hifn Targets Low-End Apps
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Hifn releases 7954 security processor for low to mid-range networking applications; announces production availability of 795x line

Ingalls Succeeds Gordon at Verizon
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Verizon appoints Robert E. Ingalls Jr. as president of its Retail Markets Group to succeed Bruce Gordon

AFC Gets Mutual Project
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Project Mutual Telephone Cooperative deploys AFC's TelcoVideo and UniversalDSL solutions to offer triple play services

Dynavar Resells Copper Mountain B-RAS
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2003

Dynavar Networking integrates Copper Mountain's VantEdge Access B-RAS into its solutions portfolio

Oepic Front-Ends 10Gig
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Introduces a line of transmit and receive optical subassemblies (TOSA/ROSA) for 10 Gbit/s at 1310nm

Telenor Buys Rest of Utfors
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Telenor increases its holding in Utfors to 90%, initiating a compulsory acquisition for the remaining 10% at SEK 0.99 per share

Asia/Pacific Revenues Up 15%
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Asia/Pacific service provider capex to total $30B in 2003, up 3% from 2002; revenue up 15%, according to Infonetics

INS Selects Aventail VPN
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

INS selects the Aventail EX-1500 SSL VPN appliance to secure anywhere access for 500 network consultants

IP Dynamics Touts VPN Kit
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Introduces the latest member of its Secure VCN family of products, the VCNpro Series designed for enterprises

Aarohi Bags $13.5M
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

FabricStream provider Aarohi has raised $13.5M in its series B1 round of funding led by McData and Infineon

Bell Canada Picks Nortel for Optical
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Bell Canada and Nortel team up to acclerate optical network deployment in Canada

NaviSite Reports Positive EBITDA
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

NaviSite reports on Q1 of fiscal year with EBITDA of $1.8M, compared to a loss of $3M in 1Q03; gross profit increased to 21% from 10%

Equant Expands Managed DSL Access
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Equant has extended its managed DSL access to five additional countries, bringing its total to 13

RAD Intros SDH/Sonet Multiplexer
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

RAD offers wire-speed fast Ethernet over SDH/Sonet networks with its FCD-155 terminal multiplexer

Coriolis Wins in Japan
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Vic Tokai deploys the Coriolis OptiFlow MSPP to support its metro Ethernet network in Japan

AFS Wins Kansas Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

America Fiber Systems provides Ethernet Internet service over its optical fiber network in Kansas City to WISP Computers & Tele-Comm

Net to Net Promotes Low-Cost SHDSL
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Low cost SHDSL is taking over from ISDN and LES for high-bandwidth connectivity in local government, says Net to Net Technologies

IPVoice Acquires RKM
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

IPVoice Communications enters Latin American market with acquisition of RKM Information Technology Solutions in Venezuela

Alcatel Wins Beijing Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

China Netcom and Alcatel team to build an intelligent optical network in Beijing

Lucent and Salira Target Asia/Pac
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Lucent Worldwide Services will support Salira's EPON broadband systems to deliver advanced network services in the Asia/Pacific region

SBC Picks Alcatel for FTTH
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Alcatel becomes primary FTTP vendor for SBC's lab testing and field trial initiative

XO Benefits From GX Revival
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

XO Communications receives $192M in cash and common stock upon Global Crossing's emergence from bankruptcy

Motorola Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Motorola's 'CEO search committee' finds Ed Zander, former Sun chief, and makes him the new chairman and CEO

iBasis Targets Nasdaq Return
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

iBasis begins process to regain Nasdaq listing with preliminary filing for reverse stock split

Telecom Italia Speeds Up
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Telecom Italia increaes its entry-level broadband access speed from 256 kbit/s to 640 kbit/s to accelerate take-up of new services

MCI Posts October Loss
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Revenue for October was $1.977B compared with $1.951B in September; net loss was $194M

NUI Sells Telecom Unit
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Diversified energy company NUI exits the telecom business with the sale of subsidiary NUI Telecom in a management buyout

Extreme Expects Lower Revenues
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Extreme Networks announces preliminary Q2 results for the fiscal year, expects revenue of $80M to $85M, down from $87.4M in Q1

Check Point Buys Zone Labs
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Companies sign definitive merger agreement for Check Point Software to acquire Zone Labs for $205M, strengthening its security portfolio

Qwest Bundles Telephony, Internet
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

New Qwest Choice service bundles local, long distance and high-speed Internet for small business and residential customers

Pandatel Offers Ethernet Converter
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Pandatel announces ET‑CE media converter for extending Ethernet network transmission or connecting copper to fiber optic networks

Report Forecasts Telephone Line Decline
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Technology Futures reports ILEC retail narrowband switched access lines have declined since 1999 and will continue to be replaced

Cox Provides 2004 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Cox expects total revenue growth to increase by 11.5% to 12.5% over 2003 and video customer growth to rise 1%

Cox Launches VOIP Service
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Cox Communications announces availability of Cox Digital Telephone in Virginia

Infineon Cuts Costs
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Semiconductor company announces further streamlining of corporate structure, outsources real estate and facility management functions

EC Checks Out Broadband Plans
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

European Commission announces eEurope Workshop on local and regional broadband initiatives to speed up rollout

Sprint Updates Q4 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Company discloses expected financial impacts arising from its Q4 restructuring and its receivables settlement with MCI

UK Watchdog Regulates Broadband
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Oftel and Ofcom publish proposed regulation of UK wholesale broadband access market

Telindus Acquires 51% of SCI
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Telindus Group acquires 51% of Hungarian network integrator SCI-Modem Telecommunication and Consulting

KeyEye Intros 10-Gig Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

KeyEye's EchoWave transceiver technology achieves 10 Gbit/s data rate over 4-pair CAT6 copper cabling

GuardedNet Joins NetScreen Alliance
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

GuardedNet joins the NetScreen Global Security Alliance and announces its neuSECURE platform is interoperable with NetScreen's solutions

Prominence Intros VOIP Traffic Manager
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

MediaIP Service Control solution from Prominence enables more cost effective and time efficient management of IP telephony and video

DSL.net Gets Nasdaq Extension
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Company granted additional time to comply with the Nasdaq SmallCap Market's minimum bid price rule

NetLogic Names VP of Marketing
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

Martyn Humphries has been appointed VP of Marketing at NetLogic Microsystems

Verizon Approves ADC Test Lab
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2003

ADC's lab for testing GR-326 fiber optic connectors and assemblies has been approved under Verizon's ITL-PFOC Witness Testing Program

Sonus Offers Session Controller Features
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Sonus upgrades its Open Services Architecture, enabling carriers to securely interconnect between IP networks

Alliance Releases RPR Controllers
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Alliance Semiconductor announces its AS95L2100 family of Resilient Packet Ring controllers

BT Discounts Broadband
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

British telecom offers half-price connection charges for wholesale bradband to drive demand for ADSL services

FTTH Hits Europe, Says Yankee
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Yankee Group recommends open network model for FTTH development, which will penetrate the European market gradually over the next decade

Level 3 Expands VOIP Service
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Level 3 expands softswitch-based voice termination service it offers to PTTs and inter-exchange carriers, reducing costs

T-Systems Teams for US VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

T-Systems launches MPLS-based voice services between United States, Europe, and Asia in IPVoice cooperation with Level 3

Mitsubishi Intros Direct-Modulated DFB
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Uncooled 10 Gbit/s DFB laser enables the installation of a low-cost, large-capacity data communication network

C&W Helps Woolies Cut Costs
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Woolworths extends its contract with Cable and Wireless for Carrier Pre-Select technology to reduce its telecom costs

Nortel Enhances Enterprise IP OSS
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Nortel enhances its Enterprise Network and Service Management solution to help enterprises deploy and manage converged networks

CPE Spending Up in EMEA
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Shipments of customer premise equipment in the EMEA region rose 4.7% in Q3 from 3Q02; hybrid- and pure-IP systems rose, voice PBX fell

SBC Ups Dividend, Plans Buyback
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

SBC's board Of directors approves 10.6% increase in quarterly dividend, authorizes repurchase of 350M shares

EM4 Scores $8M Series B
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Photonic design and manufacturing services provider EM4 receives $8M in a Series B financing round led by Baker Capital

Comcore Touts Fiber Automation
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Comcore announces its FFP7000, a fused polarization-maintaining fiber machine with automated angular alignment

Teja, Motorola Form Alliance
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2003

Teja NP for Broadcom will support and interoperate with Motorola Computer Group’s Packet Computing Resource Board (PCRB)

Marvell Board Member Leaves
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Co-Chairman Diosdado P. Banatao has retired from Marvell's Board of Directors

Nasdaq 100 Gets Makeover
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

New faces on the Nasdaq 100: Intersil, Level 3, and Marvell are in; ADC, Brocade, Ciena, and Ericsson are out

Xtellus Supplies Kopti
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Xtellus supplies its Dynamic Blocker Equalizer wavelength blocker technology to Korea Photonics Technology Institute

Rambus Acquires Velio Signaling Assets
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Rambus acquires serial interface assets of Velio Commnications, expanding its offering of high-speed signaling technologies

John Sidgmore Dies Aged 52
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

John W. Sidgmore, former WorldCom chairman and chief executive officer, has passed away at the age of 52

Zarlink Intros Optical DTV Receivers
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Zarlink launches integrated optical receivers for specialized digital television broadcast systems

Amdocs Appoints Chief Product Officer
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Harel Kodesh, previously President and CEO of Wingcast, has been named Chief Product Officer at Amdocs

Net2Phone Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

One-time gain of $12.2M gives VOIP service provider a first quarter profit of $5.1M as sequential revenues fall

Global Crossing Gets Branding
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Global Crossing redefines brand and image through new advertising to coincide with completion of its financial restructuring

O2 Chooses Cisco MPLS
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

O2 uses Cisco 1200 Series Routers for its MPLS network backbone to streamline efficiency, reduce costs, and advance data services

PXIT Deploys Tunable Laser Test System
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

PXIT deploys its CLose-Grid test solution at Bookham Technology to provide high-speed production screening of chip-on-carrier devices

LanOptics Invests in EZchip
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

LanOptics announces private placement of 750,000 shares for a total of $6M to invest at least $4.3M in EZchip's Series C funding round

Kingston Switches to IP
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Kingston deploys Marconi's SoftSwitch and migrates its voice, video and data traffic to an IP network

S&P Assigns Telenet B+ Rating
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Standard and Poor's rates Belgium cable operator Telenet Communications B+ on credit with a stable outlook

Ofcom Reviews UK Telecom
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Ofcom announces year-long strategic review of the UK telecommunications sector

China's PAS Usage Hits 32M
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

UTStarcom reports more than 20M people have subscribed for personal access system service in China on networks powered by its technology

SX Transport Links AARNet to NA
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

SX TransPORT will provide dual 10 Gbit/s capacity circuits, to connect Australia's AARNet to research networks in North America

EEscape Deploys Huawei VOIP Kit
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

EEscape deploys Huawei’s SOFTX3000 IP softswitch and media gateway management systems to offer integrated voice and data services

Allot Launches QOS Management Software
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Allot's NetEnforcer AC-1020 enables network managers to monitor, classify and shape network traffic up to Layer 7

Azio Intros Remote Site Management
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Azio launches Recon Master 10 Series to remotely control networks through serial ports

ARA Networks Upgrades PPTM
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

ARA releases new version of its peer-to-peer traffic management solution including real-time monitoring tools and server clustering option

ADVA, Extreme Demo Metro Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

ADVA and Extreme demonstrate global seamless network solution for Deutsche Telekom

SIP Test Advances Presence
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

SIP Forum announces the Simple interoperability event tested presence applications, security features and IPv6 capability

Radvision Enhances H.323 Toolkit
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2003

Radvision announces H.323 Toolkit version 4.2, receives Glowpoint certification for its viaIP™ 400 multimedia communications platform

Santur Supplies Lasers to Harris
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Santur provides lasers for full C-Band widely tunable transponders to Harris

Layer N Samples Security Processor
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Layer N Networks announces sampling its UltraLock self-contained SSL security processor, delivered on a standard GigE NIC

Aeroflex Files to Sell Stock and Debt
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Aeroflex files with the SEC to sell up to $125M of its common stock, debt securities, and other types of securities

Probe: European DSL Up 24% by 2008
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Probe Group expects the number of DSL connections in Europe to grow 24% by 2008, overtaking cable access

Pirelli Completes Submarine Cable System
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Pirelli completes submarine telecom system to be used by Farice as the main Internet, voice, and data transmission infrastructure

SBC Enhances Enterprise Offerings
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

SBC expands its portfolio of high-bandwidth metro optical networking solutions for enterprises

Covad Bundles With AT&T
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Covad partners with AT&T to offer bundled DSL and voice services in three additional states -- Illinois, Ohio, and Wisconsin

EZchip Announces 10-Gig Processor
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

EZchip announces production of its NP-1c 10-Gigabit 7-Layer network processor

CA Settles Lawsuits
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Federal Court approves settlement of all outstanding litigation against Computer Associates

Dedicated IP VPNs Triple By 2007
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Vertical Systems predicts the number of dedicated IP VPN sites in the US will reach 345,000 by 2007

JDSU Adds WAN, SAN, LAN Modules
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

JDS Uniphase expands its WaveReady series of metro, access, and enterprise solutions for fiberoptic service providers

NeoMedia Acquires BSD and Triton
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

NeoMedia signs letter of intent to purchase Triton Global Business Services and parent company BSD Software

AT&T Makes VOIP Plans
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

AT&T announces voice-over-IP initiative for businesses and consumers; appoints Cathy Martine to oversee

Ciena Cuts Losses
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Fiscal year net loss was $386.5M, or $0.87 per share, compared to the previous year's GAAP net loss of $1.6B or $4.37 per share

Array Boosts SSL VPN Features
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Array enhances its SP and SP-C products with advanced authentication and authorization capabilities

Napatech, Xilinx Intro 10-GigE Adapter
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

Napatech and Xilinx tout world's first 10-Gbit/s NT10F programmable Ethernet adapter

Alcatel Wins Chinese DSL Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

China Telecom awards Alactel expansion contracts to supply an additional 1M DSL lines in Southern China

ECI and Nortel Cuddle Up
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2003

ECI Telecom signs strategic relationship agreement with Nortel to provide broadband access networking solutions

Aglient Analyzes Jitter
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Infiniium digital communications analyzer can separate random and deterministic jitter (and subcomponents) from 50 Mbit/s to 40 Gbit/s

BT Wins Big IT Deals
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

BT wins contracts to provide patient record applications and systems for the NHS

Zarlink Intros Timing Card Module
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Zarlink releases ZL(TM)30461 timing module for timing cards in Sonet/SDH systems

KPN Puts Faith in B'band
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

KPN expects strong fixed and mobile broadband growth in 2004 and 2005

UK Has 3M Broadband Users
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Number of UK broadband users has reached 3M, according to telecom regulator Oftel

Nokia Wins China ADSL Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Nokia extends its frame agreement to supply ADSL equipment to China Telecom

Mysticom Licenses to NEC
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

NEC signs up to use Mysticom's 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet PHY

NetScreen Hires VP of R&D
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Anson Chen has been appointed as VP of research and development at NetScreen; founder Feng Deng becomes chief strategy officer

UTStarcom Partners With Coasin
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Strategic partnership delivers IP telecommunications and subscriber services to Chile

Metalink CEO Acquires Additonal Shares
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Chairman and CEO Tzvi Shukhman has acquired an additional 41,615 shares, bringing his ownership to 30.4%

Global VOIP Traffic Grew 80% in 02
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

TeleGeography research shows international VOIP calls grew from 0.2% of telephone traffic in 1998 to 10.4% in 2002

Fujitsu Europe Launches ADSL Line Card
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Fujitsu Europe offers seamless solution for PSTN and broadband migration with GeoStream Integrated Voice and Data ADSL Line Card

Taqua Supplies Citynet, I-55
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Citynet and I-55 select Class 5 softswitches, voice mail systems and hosted business services software from Taqua

Tellabs, OFS Extend Wavelength
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Tellabs 7100 optical transport system 2.0 and OFS' TrueWave RS Fiber extend wavelength reach and reduce DWDM capital expenditures

LightCore Wins MOREnet Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

LightCore announces contract to upgrade the Missouri Research and Education Network with high-speed bandwidth services

Cedar Point Names President and CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Andy Paff, previously CTO at Broadband Services, has been appointed president and CEO of Cedar Point Communications

Firma Svyaz Selects Terawave
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Russian telephone and Internet service provider Firma Svyaz has deployed Terawave's FTTP system for multiservice aggregation

Acterna, Zhone Complete Integration
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Acterna integrates NetOptimize OSS with Zhone’s Arca-DACS, providing service quality management to optimize edge bandwidth

Telus Mobility Selects Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Alcatel agrees to provide wireless carrier Telus Mobility with a cross-Canada communications backbone infrastructure

Telenor Takes Control of Sonofon
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Telenor becomes the sole owner of Sonofon, acquiring the remaining 46.5% equity interest from BellSouth

AT&T Wins ULTA Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

AT&T signs contract with beauty products supplier ULTA to provide a high-speed managed data solution for its store locations

Cisco Adds New Routers
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Cisco announces new additions and enhancements to its core and edge router portfolio

Global Crossing Emerges From Chap 11
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Global Crossing emerges from Chapter 11 following completion of its purchase agreement with ST Telemedia

Alfalight Gets Telcordia OK
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

Alfalight’s 14-Pin diode lasers achieve Telcordia qualification

BT Offers Consumer VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2003

BT launches campaign to offer savings on VOIP, targeting NTL and Telewest cable broadband customers

Telcordia Acquires IP From DAX
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Purchase of DAX's intellectual property extends Telcordia's wireless strategy and portfolio offerings

Agilent Q4 on Track
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

At its annual Analyst Day, Agilent says it expect to hit projections for revenue of $6.5B to $6.9B and non-GAAP EPS of $0.65 to $0.85

Allstream Declares Special Dividend
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Allstream's board of directors declares a special dividend of $3.50 Canadian per Class A and Class B Limited Voting Share

CSSA Picks Spediant Multi-Loop DSL
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Communications Supply Service Association picks Spediant's Multi-Loop DSL equipment to stock and distribute to its 368 member companies

CIR Scopes 10-Gig Prospects
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

New CIR report details key component trends and opportunities for 10-Gbit/s networking technologies

Celion Taps Enterprise WAN
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Celion releases new enterprise-class data transport solution, secures $11M in third round funding and expands its sales team

LVL7 Intros Fastpath Products
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

LVL7 announces its Fastpath software is fully integrated, enabling enterprise and service provider OEMs to accelerate time to market

Tekelec Selects Octasic
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Octasic provides echo cancellation for Octasic's SanteraOne voice and data switching platform

BT Wins Sandvik VPN Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

BT Global Services signs deal to provide datacommunications and voice solutions for Swedish engineering group Sandvik

Wave7 Wires EPB Telecom
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

EPB Telecom constructs fiber-to-the-business network using the Last Mile Link System from Wave7 Optics

Alcatel Goes Baltic
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Alcatel supplies DSL solutions to Baltic service provider Lattelekom to expand its network

Report: DSL Prices Beat Cable
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Forrester Research finds the lower price of DSL beats cable's high speeds in mainstream consumer broadband adoption

SBC Plans Up to 4,000 Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Company highlight opportunites and strategies for 2004, including plans to layoff 3,000 to 4,000 in Q4

NTT Acquires Crosswave
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

NTT communications agrees to purchase the business operations of Crosswave

PacketFront Partners With Tiscali
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

PacketFront announces strategic cooperation with Tiscali

Ixia Tests Stock Exchange
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Top stock exchanges choose Ixia's Real World Traffic suite to provide performance predictability for real-time networks

Global Crossing Gets New Board
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Global Crossing and ST Telemedia announce its new board of directors, effective upon emergence from bankruptcy

Allied Telesyn Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Allied Telesyn appoints Todd Chipman as senior vice president of marketing

Optinel, Seachange Integrate VOD
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Optinel integrates its Plexis MFX Transport System with Seachange's MediaCluster video server architecture for VOD deployment

Equant Wins IP VPN Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Equant signs agreement to provide mining group Rio Tinto with IP VPN and messaging services, linking employees in 40 countries

Emulex Plans $450M Placement
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2003

Emulex announces $450M private placement for share repurchase, working capital, and potential acquisitions

Riverstone Founders Leave Board
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Founding director Piyush Patel and founder and chairman Romulus Pereira resign; CEO Rodriguez succeeds Pereira on board

TeraXion Passes Telcordia Tests
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

TeraXion successfully completes Telcordia environmental testing of its dispersion compensation module

Acterna Uses Montavista Linux
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

MontaVista Software's Linux powers new Acterna network testing device

Intel Invests in StarGen
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

StarGen will use strategic investment from Intel Capital to continue development of the PCI Express/Advanced Switching StarXpress product

Sorrento Sees Q3 Revs Rise
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Expects to report Q3 revenues of $6.7M -- up 49% from Q2 and 22% from last year's Q3 -- due to strong uptake of LuxN products

Aeluros Gets Friendly With XFP
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Aeluros assembles broad-based XFP interoperability verification with leading solutions from ten leading XFP vendors

Ericsson Wins With Finns
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Ericsson wins contract with Finnish operator Saunalahti Group for Ethernet DSL access equipment and related support services

Azanda Closes $10M Round
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Azanda Network Devices closes $10M Series C funding round, which it will use to develop a new class of traffic management silicon

Vitesse Goes Multiprotocol
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Vitesse Semiconductor launches a new Ethernet chip family and a multiprotocol media access controller

Telica Opens Two Regional Offices
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Robert Kiely to oversee the Caribbean, Latin America, Spain, Portugal; Ralph Candiloro to oversee the Asia/Pacific area

Vonage Teams With Cablevision
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Vonage forms co-branded partnership to deploy broadband telephony service in Mid-Hudson Cablevision's territories

Time Warner Picks MCI, Sprint for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Time Warner Cable signs multi-year agreements with MCI and Sprint for nationwide deployment of Digital Phone residential IP voice service

Suntech Teams With ESRI Poland
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Partnership with ESRI Poland will enable Suntech to use ESRI's GIS (Geographic Information System) technology in its telecom OSS systems

Spirent Beefs Up Ethernet Support
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Spirent Communications creates 'virtual super-testers' for faster deployment of 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet services; wins support at ILEC

TMCnet Fights VOIP Regs
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Communications Website posts petition to keep IP telephony tax-free

Wisconsin ISP Picks Sentito
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Merrimac Communications selects Sentitio's New End Office to develop new revenue and expand its geographic service capacity

Atrica Supplies Deutsche Telecom GSN
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Deutsche Telecom selects Atrica's optical Ethernet systems for its next-gen Global Seamless Network (GSN) Project

NPF Adds to Management API
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Network Processing Forum expands its Interface Management implementation agreement to include IPv6 and tunneling

RAD Selects WinPath for ACE-52
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Wintegra provides its WinPath Access Packet Processor for RAD's ACE-52 Multiservice Network Termination Unit

Picolight Improves XFP
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Picolight introduces first 10-Gbit/s XFP transceiver to support advanced loopback testing features

Calix Ships to 100th Customer
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Calix ships Platform Release 2.1 to its 100th customer, enabling switched video services delivery for wireline carriers

Digital Agent Picks Kagoor Controller
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Digital Agent selects Kagoor's hosted session border control solution to accelerate delivery of VOIP services

Meru Merits High in Wireless VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Tolly Group awards high score to Meru's Air Traffic Control technology for QOS, scalability, and inter-access point handoff

Equant Wins Latin American Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Prosa selects Equant for a three-year contract to provide frame relay and management services, supporting its expansion

China Telecom Picks Huawei for ADSL
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Huawei signs a contract to provide China Telecom with 2M ADSL lines

Beijing Unicom Deploys ECI's XDM
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

China Unicom's Beijing branch installs optical networking equipment from ECI Telecom to expand and optimise its network

Extreme Touts BlackDiamond 10K
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Extreme Networks claims the industry's first extensible, resilient, and scalable 10-Gig switch

Xilinx Touts New FPGA Architecture
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

New Application Specific Modular Block (ASMBL) architecture enables the deployment of multiple domain-specific platforms

Telefonica Concludes Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Telefonica's board of directors agrees to new appointments, completing the company's restructuring that began in September

EC Acts Against Laggards
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

European Commission launches infringement proceedings against nine Member States for not adopting new digital privacy rules

C&W US Sells Asset for $125M
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Cable & Wireless America sells its core operations to a Gores Technology Group affiliate and files for Chapter 11

Nexagent Gets £15M Second Round
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2003

Apax Partners Funds leads a £15M investment round in Nexagent’s independent multi-carrier interconnect service

Reliance Raises FLAG Offer
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Reliance ups its buying price for FLAG to $211M, from $207M. Meanwhile, FLAG prepares to deregister its shares

In-Stat: VOIP Kit Sales to Grow
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

In-Stat/MDR believes VOIP equipment and integrated circuits will see strong growth rates over the next five years

LambdaNet Enhances VPN Service
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

LamdaNet launches add-on features, including SDSL, CoS, and remote access alternatives, for its MPLS-based VPN services

Bruce Gordon Retires From Verizon
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Bruce Gordon, President of Retail Markets in Verizon's Domestic Telecom unit, announces his retirement

US LEC Acquires Fastnet Assets
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

US LEC's acquisition of Fastnet's assets, which include Internet access, colocation and managed hosting unit, has been approved

KPN Hit By Fee Cut
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Lower tariffs for fixed-to-mobile calls are expected to reduce KPN's operating profit by €65M in 2004 and €110M in 2005

Cincinnati Bell Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Appoints Michael G. Morris, chairman, president, and CEO of the Northeast Utilities system, to its board of directors

Path 1 Founder Resigns
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Dr. Henry Sariowan becomes VP of Strategic Technology Planning for Path 1; founder Ronald D. Fellman, recently CTO, resigns

Chinese Broadband Equipment Market Up
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Synergy reports the broadband equipment market in China grew 90% sequentially in Q3 and predicts 20M subscribers by 2004

CyOptics Relocates HQ
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Following the acquisition of Cenix, CyOptics consolidates operations and moves its headquarters from Waltham, MA to Lehigh Valley, PA

VPN and Firewall Market Up in Q3
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Infonetics reports the worldwide VPN and firewall market grew 9% to $780M in 3Q03, and will reach $955M by 3Q04

Corning Closes Two Plants
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Corning moves all operations from Charleston and North Brookfield to its Canton and Fairport facilities

Mindspeed Trades on NASDAQ
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2003

Mindspeed announces approval of its NASDAQ application; begins trading on Dec. 15 under the symbol MSPD

Intel Q4 Looking Up
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Company raises the low-end guidance for the current quarter, saying revenues likely to fall between $8.5B and $8.7B

XO Expands Coverage
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

XO Communications expands its network presence, adding 12 new markets to address growing demand across the US

Telecom Italia Deploys Juniper BRASs
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Siemens extends Telecom Italia's broadband network with B-RAS solutions from Juniper Networks

ElectroniCast Hires FSO Guru
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Eugene Park, Ph.D. joins ElectroniCast's Free Space Optics (FSO) Market and Technology Forecast Project effort

Juniper Extends Ties With NEC
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

NEC and Juniper announce strategic partnership, expanding existing reseller relationship and paving the way for future OEM relationship

B&S Insider Scopes IP SANs
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Byte and Switch Insider handicaps the emerging IP SAN market, identifying key trends and profiling the leading vendors

Honeywell Intros 4-Gig VCSEL
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Offers a family of VCSELs and detectors targeted at 850nm fiber optic communication systems at speeds from 100 Mbit/s to 4.25 Gbit/s

Global X Offers iVideoconferencing
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

New iVideoconferencing offer provides international point-to-point callers improved video quality and operator services

IPVoice Pumps Up Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

IPVoice commits $1M in toward its $5M capital plan to improve and expand VOIP service capability through IP Global Voice

Vonage Partners With Microwave Satellite
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Vonage and Microwave Satellite team up to provide digital telephone service to NuVision cable customers

Alcatel Cuts Workforce
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Alcatel CIT proposes redeployment of its fixed line and optics activities to UMTS and workforce reductions for 2004

Xten, BroadSoft Test Softphones
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Xten's SIP softphones complete interoperability testing with BroadSoft's hosted communications platform

Allstream Touts High Availability Access
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Allstream launches high availability Internet access, supporting mission critical applications for business customers

Silicom Boasts Server Adapter Order
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Silicom has received an order for its GigE server adapters from a nuclear research organization

SBC Ramps Up DSL Channel
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

SBC creates new distribution channel, making SBC Yahoo! DSL available at 2,000 retail stores

Merger Creates Photop
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Koncent, Suwtech, Sandgy, and Microlattice have agreed to merge, forming Photop Technologies, Inc.

Fiberxon Releases Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Announces an addition its Sonet/SDH-compliant transceiver portfolio

ADVA Extends Reach of DWDM
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

New set of optical transceiver and amplifier modules from ADVA extends distance capability of metro networks to 500km

T-Systems Targets Russia
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

T-Systems and LUX Telecom sign an agreement to launch joint IP solutions in Russia

Carriers Host MSF Tests
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

BT, KT, NTT and Qwest to host the Multiservice Switching Forum's Global MSF Interoperability 2004 demonstration

Big Bend Replaces Class 5s
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Big Bend Telephone places repeat order for five iX7000 Class 5 switches from Taqua

Cordia Opts for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Company plans to deploy a VOIP network in early 2004

Alcatel, Verizon Win VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Verizon and Alcatel deploy IP Telephony systems for more than 300 Las Vegas-area schools

Alcatel Bags Chinese Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Alcatel powers e-government network in the Guangxi province of China

Verizon Urges Broadband Policy
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Verizon says US urgently needs a national broadband policy that encourages investment, and calls on the FCC to clarify rules

Nortel Wins Paper Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Spanish newspaper Unidad Editorial boosts network security with an IP VPN solution from Nortel Networks

TeliaSonera Opens Swedish Network
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

TeliaSonera submits proposals for opening the fixed telephony market to competition to the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency

Covega Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Covega names Joseph Dixon, previously president and COO at Zia Laser, as chief executive officer

Precision Releases Spectrum Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Precision Photonics announces its TLSA1000 tunable laser spectrum analyzer for optical fiber sensing

Time Warner Cable Deploys Optinel Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Oceanic Time Warner selects Optinel's Plexis transport solution to deliver advanced services in Hawaii

160 Gbit/s Goes to Field Trial
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

Siemens, BT, and the Technical University of Eindhoven demonstrate ultra-high switching speed for data over fiber in UK field trial

Qwest Re-enters Long Distance
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

FCC approves Qwest's re-entry into the long distance business in Arizona

Core Capital Invests $3M in VocalData
News Wire Feed | 12/4/2003

VOIP application developer VocalData closes $15.5M financing round; Core Capital invests $3M

Finisar Enhances its Wisdom
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Finisar releases four new products, including NetWisdom 1.1, to enhance network monitoring of enterprise SANs and LANs

Mediacom Deploys Nortel for DWDM
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Mediacom deploys optical solutions from Nortel to extend the backbone of its carrier-grade DWDM network

Interpeak Powers Newport Controllers
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Newport Networks selects Interpeak's dual-mode IPv4/IPv6 IPnet router stack for its carrier-class session controllers

TVHead Launches Games Channel
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Announces a games channel and licensing agreements with major games creators as part of a services suite for cable system operators

Telemar Picks Huawei for 10-Gig SDH
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Huawei signs a contract with Telemar to build its 10-Gig SDH transport backbone in Rio de Janeiro

StarHub Selects IP Commander
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Incognito provides IP Commander for StarHub's cable broadband network to manage triple play services

Tropic Receives Wavelength Patent
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Tropic Networks has been awarded a US patent for its Wavelength Tracker(TM) optical layer management technology

Teletron Picks Metalink for VDSL
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Teletron uses Metalink technology to provide a South Korean broadband operator with a 50-Mbit/s VDSL IP Platform

P-Cube Targets Cable MSOs
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Release of Engage 2.0 provides cable MSOs with P2P control to optimise network traffic usage

Aurora Debuts CWDM Ethernet System
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Aurora deploys an all-optical, ethernet-to-the-business solution using existing infrastructure to deliver high-speed data

Incognito Offers VOIP Control
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Broadband Command Center suite debuts for the provisioning of high-speed data and voice services

Vonage Teams With CableAmerica
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Vonage deploys broadband telephony service to CableAmerica's television customers

Kipany Deploys NetScreen Security
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Telephone and wireless marketing agent deploys NetScreen solutions to its network connections

Occam Supplies Amherst
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Amherst Telephone selects Occam's BLC platform to expand DSL across its service area

ECI Picks EZchip Processor
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

ECI Telecom will integrate Ezchip's 10-Gig network processors into its metro ethernet platforms

Sheer Intros BOS for IP Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Sheer BOS solution provides service assurance and service configuration for next-generation networks

Carriers Up Security Spend: Probe
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Probe Group reports carriers have increased spending on security against physical and virtual attacks since 9/11

Astute Partners With Cavium
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Companies deliver GigE SuperHBA protocol accelerators for TCP offload and security processing

Newport Releases Autocollimator
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Newport announces its LDS electronic autocollimator for optical alignment

Wave7 Takes FTTx to Mexico
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Bosque Real golf development selects Wave7's Last Mile Link system to provide triple play, telemetry and security services

Arris Distributes Ellacoya Systems
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Arris and Ellacoya distribute IP service management systems to broadband operators worldwide

Chinese Universities Pick Force10
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Two Chinese universities deploy the Force10 E-Series of routers to build 10GigE campus networks

DSL Market Hits 50M+ Connections
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Emerging Networks Service predicts the worldwide DSL market will surpass 50M connections in 2003

Mangrove Picks IEC
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

IEC enters electronic manufacturing agreement with Mangrove for prototype, printed circuit board assembly and box build services

Lynx Photonic Switch Passes Test
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Lynx announces its Photon.8x8 photonic switch has surpassed industry standards in enhanced durability testing

Mindspeed Ships 2.5M Switches
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Shipments of Mindspeed's crosspoint switch ports surpass 2.5M

TI Releases Echo Canceller
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Texas Instruments announces its new DSP-based echo cancellation solution for wireless applications

Mitsubishi Distributes MetroPhotonics
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2003

Partners deliver SurePath portfolio of optical component solutions

Finisar Halves Q2 Losses
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Revenues were $42.8M, up 5% from $40.9M last year, for a loss of $32.6M ($0.15/share), down from 2Q03's loss of $63.2M ($0.33/share)

ADC Posts Q4 Profit
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Sales were $192.9M, down from $220.7 in last year's Q4, but net income of $9.3M compares nicely with last year's loss of $381.8M

PacketFront Broadbands Malaysia
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

PacketFront to provide broadband to the city of Cyberjaya, outside Kuala Lumpur and at the heart of the 'Multi-Media Super Corridor'

Ixia Launches L2-7/IPv6 Test Tool
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Releases IxChariot 5.0, with enhanced IPv6 and integrated L2/7 functionality for Ixia chassis and PC-based application test solutions

Optical Solutions Does FTTP in N.M.
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Optical Solutions and ENMR*Plateau deploy New Mexico's first fiber to the premises (FTTP) network in the city of Clovis

Worldwide Optical Spending Stabilizes
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Infonetics says worldwide optical network hardware revenue hit $2B in 3Q03, down 3% from 2Q03; flat-to-slow growth expected through 2006

UTStarcom Touts Transport Gear, Buyer
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Introduces multiservice optical products to optimize economics of Sonet/SDH networks; signs optical equipment deal with Idacomm

DSL.net Expands Voice, Data Offerings
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

DSL.net expands NETgain One integrated voice and data service offerings from two to 17 bundled packages over T-1 and SDSL platforms

C&W Talks to Businesses
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Cable & Wireless launches a new voice tariff with value-added services for UK businesses

Santur Raises $10M Round C
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Laser components manufacturer Santur announces funding round led by new investor VantagePoint Venture Partners

AT&T President Resigns
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

William J. Hannigan has been appointed President of AT&T, following the resignation of Betsy Bernard

Content Switch Market Grows
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Infonetics Research reports revenue for Layer 4-7 switch/load balancers up in 3Q03, annual total expected to reach $511M

Nebraska Expands Qwest Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

The State of Nebraska renews and expands its contract with Qwest to support the expansion of its multi-purpose backbone

Fibernet Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Fibernet announces its cash balance for Q1 of the financial year was £21.7M, down from £24.9M the previous quarter

AT&T, Cisco Expand Joint Marketing
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Companies expand U.S. marketing alliance to Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Nortel Cables CWDM
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Releases OPTera Metro 5000 CWDM Enclosure to extend the flexibility of cable optical solutions

Cablevision Unit Deploys Nortel
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Lightpath has deployed a DWDM metro optical transport solution from Nortel Networks for next-gen broadband services

Radware Introduces DefensePro
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Radware's DefensePro security switch protects against worms, viruses, intrusions and denial of service attacks

David Ross Wins Undersea Jobs
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

David Ross Group gets two fiber-optic cabling contracts in Africa, with Orascom Telecom and the Madagascar Government

Equant Wins $3M IP VPN Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Paper manufacturer Norske Skog selects Equant to provide fully managed IP VPN services

Vonage Cuts Prices
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

Broadband phone service provider introduces its Basic Plan for residential customers

Level 3 CEO Discusses VOIP Regs
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

James Crowe testifies at the Voice Over IP Forum, says the FCC should avoid imposing access charges on VOIP

Hoya Acquires DigiLens Technology
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

SBG Labs, which recently purchased DigiLens' intellectual property, has sold it to Hoya Corp. of Japan

Quintum Supports 120 VOIP Calls
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2003

New Tenor series multipath switch supports up to 120 VOIP calls

Canon Intros New Canobeam FSO Line
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Canon announces its free space optics wireless data transmission system, Canobeam DT-100

NAED Picks Motorola, Quantum for FTTP
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

North Attleborough selects Motorola and Quantum Bridge for FTTP to deliver triple-play services to schools and municipal offices

Infineon Announces EOS Chip
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Infineon releases MetroMapper 622 chip enabling vendors to deliver ethernet services over existing optical fiber infrastructure

Accelerant Intros 6.25Gbit/s Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Accelerant enables standards-based binary SERDES to interoperate at speeds up to 6.25Gb/s for network, server, and storage development

Emcore Releases 10-Gig Converter
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Announces SmartLink, its 10-Gbit/s converter solution connecting fiber optics to copper sockets

PMC, Agilent Do 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

PMC-Sierra demonstrates the interoperability of its QuadPHY 10GX with Agilent's X2 1310nm optical transceiver

Accelink Evaluates Photonyx Chip
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Photonyx will supply China's Accelink Technologies with a prototype optical chip for evaluation, adaptation, and inclusion in products

Sylantro, Convedia Offer IP Centrex
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Partnership provides carriers with scalable and fully integrated IP Centrex solutions

Alcatel on Track in Spain
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Alcatel receives three contracts to equip Spanish high-speed trains

GlobeTel Expands Into Europe
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Announces the launch of UK and German offices in 2004

Telenor Takes Golden Stake
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Telenor finalises the sale of Comincom and Combellga in exchange for a 19.5% stake in Golden Telecom

Ogone Chooses Interoute
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Internet payment service provier selects Interoute to provide secure connectivity services

Cabovisao Prepares for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Portugese cable operator deploys Nuera's VOIP gateway to bundle its services over a converged IP network

Globalcom Plans Broadband Wireless
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

GDS selects SR Telecom's broadband fixed wireless platform for deployment in Lebanon

LEAD IP Adds VOIP to ISDN
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

IPCenterD2 offers a cost-effective ISDN VOIP solution for SMEs

C&W VPNs Get UK Approval
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Cable & Wireless has become fully accredited by the UK government to provide IP-VPN services to the public sector

Swiss Utility Opts for SDH
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

CKW reduces operational costs with a multiservice SDH network based on Cisco optical platforms

Inclarity Adds to VOIP Team
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Ami Elkus is appointed channel manager and Yasmin Narielvala technical pre-sales support manager

CommPartners Picks IP Unity
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

Enhanced services solutions provider powers new VOP services for CommPartners

O-Net Announces CWDM Device Advance
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2003

O-Net packages CWDM devices with glass tubing

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