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Nortel & Staff Pledge Disaster Cash
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2004

Company and employees will provide $700,000 towards Indian Ocean disaster relief

Huawei Wins Quality Kudos
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2004

Vendor's Shanghai Research Institute successfully passes CMM Level-5 certification

France Telecom Mobilizes
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2004

Lists measures to help following Tsunami disaster

ZTE Does Its Bit for Tsunami Victims
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2004

ZTE donates $2.5 million in mobile equipment and handsets to help restore communications in South Asia

TeliaSonera Contributes Tsunami Aid
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2004

TeliaSonera offers help for Tsunami relief

CANTV Selects Huawei for Upgrade
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2004

CANTV awards $7M contract to Huawei to upgrade the transmission capacity of its national backbone network from 2.5 Gbit/s to 160 Gbit/s

Z-Tel to Change Name
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Z-Tel is set to change name to Trinsic

Tellabs Acquires Vinci Systems
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Tellabs acquires Vinci Systems

Huawei Aids 4 Tsunami-Hit Nations
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Huawei Technologies aid four tsunami-hit nations with telecom equipments worth over $2 million

Newport Updates Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Newport Corp. updates financial guidance for fourth quarter 2004

Tiscali Raises Funds
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Tiscali sells 18.4M shares to raise €50M

Telx Sets Up Tsunami Relief Fund
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Telx establishes the Telecom Industry Tsunami Relief Fund and calls on all telecom companies to participate

FLAG Initiates Arbitration Against VSNL
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Flag denies diverting cable to Reliance’s Mumbai station; alleges VSNL is blocking access on FLAG's Europe Asia Cable

Huawei Wins $10B Credit Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2004

Huawei signs $10 billion development financing agreement with China Development Bank to support international expansion

Cisco Sends Quake Relief
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2004

Cisco and its employees to contribute more than $2.5 million toward humanitarian aid and rebuilding efforts in the region

MCI Reviews 2004
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2004

MCI touts year of industry networking firsts

Telstra Aids South Asia
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2004

Telstra introduces relief measures following tsunami in South Asia

Telatinos Splits Stock, Changes Symbol
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2004

Telatinos Inc. announces effective five-for-one forward split and new trading symbol TLTD

Airspan to Buy AreINet
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2004

Airspan Networks and ArelNet announce proposed acquisition of ArelNet for $8.7 million

Cablevision Secures Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2004

Cablevision offers online security tools to Optimum Online high-speed Internet

Telatinos Bags $22M Brazil Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2004

Telatinos Inc. wins $22 million Brazilian purchase contract

RCN Gets a Mooney
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2004

James F. Mooney joins RCN as chairman

Vonage Canada Names VP
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2004

Vonage Canada names Don O'Leary vice president of finance

GlowPoint Wins With Lawyers
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2004

Leading business law firm incorporates GlowPoint's 'All You Can See' video calling plans

Rohde & Schwarz Launches Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2004

Rohde & Schwarz introduces FSMR Measuring Receiver, for calibrating signal generators and fixed and variable attenuators

Equant CEO Resigns
News Wire Feed | 12/24/2004

Daniel Caclin has resigned as CEO of Equant; board proposes Charles Dehelly as replacement

Adelphia Files Restated Earnings
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2004

Files its 10K form for 2003, along with earnings statements for fiscal years 2002 and 2001

Infineon Cancels Schumacher
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2004

Infineon Technologies has canceled the employment contract of its ex-CEO, effective the end of 2004

Global Crossing Raises $404M
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2004

Global Crossing completes $404M debt financing in senior secured notes due 2014

TIA Files Telecom Trade Complaints
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2004

Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) files comments with the USTR and US Department of Commerce on barriers to trade

UGC Buys Slovenian Operator
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

UnitedGlobalCom acquires Slovenian broadband provider Telemach for €71M in cash

Net.com Works Mobile VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Net.com partners with Diversified Technology to develop Whisper, a secure mobile VOIP platform

Net Insight Gets IPTV Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Swedish Space Corp. chooses Net Insight for a new IPTV network

Optical Solutions Wins GPON Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Has been awarded a contract from Fort Jennings Telephone Co., a century-old ILEC serving the agricultural region of northwestern Ohio

Internap Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Routing technology vendor names Patricia L. Higgins, former president and CEO of Switch and Data, to its Board of Directors

Lucent Opens Research Center in India
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Lucent establishes Bell Research Center in India to focus on networking and data management software

Packeteer Acquires Mentat
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Packeteer expands its portfolio of Fast WAN appliances by acquiring Mentat, develop of protocol acceleration technologies

AEP and Netilla Merge, Raise $5M
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

AEP Systems and Netilla Networks complete merger to form Netilla Networks; announce $5M financing round

Mercator Reports on VOIP Gear Sales
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Voice over broadband is driving VOIP growth, says a carrier equipment report from Mercator Capital

VCSEL Company Boosts Board
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Alight Technologies appoints Peter Viereck, former CEO of Tellabs Denmark, as board chairman

ECI Multiservice Gear Passes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

ECI Telecom announces its Hi-FOCuS multiservice access gateway system has completed Telcordia's Osmine process

Ericsson Beefs Up in Spain
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Ericsson signs managed services contract with fixed operator Auna, and acquires telecom service provider and Auna supplier Enditel

Huawei Builds Softswitch Network
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Huawei builds softswitch network for China Mobile to carry traffic across 31 provinces in China

Palomar Supplies Fabrinet
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2004

Palomar Technologies signs agreement to supply Fabrinet with optoelectronic and complex packaging assembly equipment

Nortel Gives Status Update
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

The company gets the OK to delay announcement of its shareholder meeting

Riverstone Names Internal Audit VP
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Mark Tisdel named as vice president of internal audit, responsible for testing of Riverstone's compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act

Vonage Gets Into CompUSA
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

CompUSA will offer Vonage's service in all of its 200+ stores nationwide, bringing Vonage's total retail outlets to more than 8,000

UGC Buys Euro Cable Assets
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

UnitedGlobalCom acquires Liberty Media International's interests in Belgian operator Telenet and Irish operator Chorus

CyberGuard Passes ICAP Test
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

CyberGuard's Webwasher content security management (CSM) suite passes Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) compliance tests

Empirix Enhances VOIP Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Empirix introduces its enhanced Hammer NXT VOIP and TDM performance testing system

Inkra Opts for IBM
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Inkra Networks selects IBM Global Services to provide support for its line of Inkra Virtual Service Switch products

Nordic Operator Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Ventelo selects Alcatel to deliver a broadband access and MPLS-based service aware edge and core network

Ellacoya Enhances VOIP Software
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Ellacoya upgrades its IP Service Control System to boost support for SIP, H.323, and MGCP applications

Juniper Wins Indonesian Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta deploys Juniper M-series routing platforms for its multiservice IP/MPLS network

Thomson Completes DSL Tests
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Thomson completes interoperability testing of the DSL Forum CPE WAN Management protocol with SupportSoft

Sprint Gives 2005 Forecast
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Sprint expects single-digit growth in revenues and adjusted EBITDA in the range of $8.5B to $8.7B

Atrica Receives Leading Lights Award
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Atrica touts Light Reading award for Best Marketing by a Private Company

ECI Wins China Telecom Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Hunan Telecom deploys ECI's next-generation XDM optical platform

Women Leave IT Product Management
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Number of women in IT product management fell from 39% in 2000 to 25% in 2004, according to Pragmatic Marketing

ZTE Wins NGN Deal in Pakistan
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Dancom Pakistan installs NGN technology from ZTE to provide integrated voice and data services in 14 major cities

Sigma-Links Intros 4-Gig FC Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Sigma-Links launches 4-Gbit/s Fibre Channel optical transceiver

F&S Reports on Euro IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Demand for IP VPNs is on the upswing and will reach €8.56B by 2008, according to Frost & Sullivan

Bookham Closes $25.5M Placement
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Bookham announces it has closed a $25.5M private placement

MetaSwitch Announces Softswitch Customers
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

FCC ruling on unbundling prompts Utility Telephone and PCS1 to install Class 5 softswitches from MetaSwitch

Fibernet Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Fibernet Group signed new contracts worth a total of £9.9M in Q1

Nortel Passes IPv6 Test
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Nortel completes University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) phase II testing for IPv6

Highwave Acquires Northlight
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Highwave Optical Technologies signs MOU to acquire Northlight Optronics

Covaro Selects TranSwitch
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2004

Covaro Networks has selected TranSwitch's PacketTrunk-4 device to implement TDM-over-IP circuit emulation

OpVista Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2004

OpVista names Alan Amos, formerly of Harmonic, as vice president of sales for the Eastern U.S.

Cisco to Acquire Protego
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2004

Acquisition of Protego Networks extends Cisco's portfolio of security management products for its Self-Defending Network initiative

ECI Gets Euro FTTH Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2004

ECI Telecom receives first commercial order for its fiber-to-the-home PON equipment in Europe

Nortel Banks on China
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

Nortel claims wins with three commercial banks in China

Corning Cable Raises Prices
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

Corning Cable Systems announces price increases for selected products

PacketFront Scores in Japan
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

PacketFront's broadband technology chosen for the broadband network of the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Chinzan-so

Alcatel Wins Danish DSL Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

Alcatel selected by Danish operator Cybercity for DSL network expansion

DSL.net Lauds FCC's New Rules
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

DSL.net responds to the FCC's new rules for unbundling obligations of incumbent local phone carriers

VegaStream Distributes Sipura
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

VegaStream expands its VOIP gateway portfolio with phone adaptors and VOIP business phones from Sipura Technology

KPN Picks Siemens for Convergence
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

Siemens Communications signs strategic IP partnership with KPN for converged fixed and mobile services

Tektronix Reports Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

Posts 20% sales increase to $366M, while acquisition of Inet Technologies resuled in net loss of $2.6M or $0.03 per share

Nortel Softswitch Gets Euro OK
News Wire Feed | 12/17/2004

Nortel's Communication Server (CS) 2000 has been awarded Euro-PacketCable Call Management Server qualification status

Stratos Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Andy Harris, a director and former Sprint VP, takes the reins, replacing James McGinley

Passavé Intros EPON Algorithm
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Passavé releases a programmable dynamic bandwidth allocation (DBA) engine along with its new Plato DBA algorithm

Ireland's Magnet Adopts Optibase
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Optibase's MGW 5100 now enables IP TV in Ireland

Mindspeed Extends DS3/E3 Chip Family
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Mindspeed extends DS3/E3 line card-on-a-chip family with one- and two-port devices

Lumentis Wins Norwegian Order
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Lyse in Norway selects Lumentis for fast triple-play broadband

Siemens Sells Juniper Stock
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Siemens sells partial equity holdings of Juniper Networks

Arbinet Prices IPO
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Arbinet-thexchange Inc. prices initial public offering at $17.50 per share

Infineon Revamps Board Duties
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Infineon simplifies organization, reallocates roles on managing board

LG Electronics Picks TI
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

LG Electronics chooses Texas Instruments' VOIP products for its access gateway platforms and next-gen trunking gateways

LR Names Leading Lights
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Our first annual Leading Lights Awards dinner took place last night, and the winners are...

Cisco Plans Japanese R&D Center
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Cisco invests $12 million in Japanese R&D center

Maxisat Picks Latens for Pay TV
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Maxisat has chosen Latens's IP CAS content and revenue protection systems for its Pay TV-over-DSL services

Rohde & Schwarz Joins LXI Consortium
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Rohde & Schwarz joins the recently formed LXI testing consortium

FCC Adopts Line-Sharing Rules
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

FCC announces new rules for network unbundling; aims to limit unbundling to provide incentives for investment and innovation

Alcatel Wins Best M&A Award
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Alcatel touts Leading Light award from Light Reading for 'Best M&A Strategy'

BT Names Unbundling Bosses
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

BT Wholesale appoints Rob Sanders as director of Wholesale Line Rental, following recent hire of Tom Maguire as director of LLU

UK Regulator Slashes Unbundling Charges
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2004

Ofcom announces final connection and rental charges for Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) services

Verizon Line-Shares With Covad
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

New agreement lets Covad provide DSL services into Verizon territory for four years

Envivio Demos HDTV Over ADSL2+
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Envivio demonstrates high-definition MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) television over free ADSL2+ network

Alcatel Wins With Telenet Again
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Belgian cable operator Telenet extends the reach of digital TV services with Alcatel’s optical transport solution

Zarlink Launches CESOP Processors
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Zarlink Semiconductor launches three low-density circuit emulation services (CES) over-packet processors

Baoviet Insurance Selects Juniper
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Vietnam's largest insurance firm secures nationwide infrastructure with Juniper Networks SSL VPN products

WatchGuard Teams With Microsoft
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

WatchGuard and Microsoft work together to enforce network security policies

EXFO Unveils Handheld Testers
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

EXFO expands line of handheld test instruments

Ixia Completes Chariot Buy
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Ixia and NetIQ announce that effective January 1st Ixia acquires unrestricted, perpetual rights to NetIQ's Chariot product

Exec Warns of VOIP 'Black Hole'
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Telco incumbents should beware black hole of VOIP, warns equipment manufacturer chief

Virtual Access Intros Broadband VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Virtual Access announces its combined IP-telephony and Internet wholesale security services platform

AT&T Enhances VPN, VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

AT&T intros a series of new features for its global IP VPN and VOIP capabilities

Cable Products Get Euro-Certified
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

The Euro-DOCSIS Certification Board has granted 2.0 certification for one cable modem and four E-MTAs for Wave 17

Avaya Acquires RouteScience
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Avaya Inc. acquires RouteScience Technologies

Flextronics Appoints New CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Flextronics promotes Thomas Smach, senior VP of finance, to CFO to replace Robert Dykes, who becomes Juniper CFO of Business Operations

Juniper Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Robert Dykes joins Juniper as CFO and executive vice president, Business Operations, from Flextronics

ADC Posts Q4 Profit
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

ADC reports earnings per share of $0.02 on sales of $266M

NetVision Picks Sonus for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Israeli ISP NetVision deploys Sonus's GSX9000 Open Services Switch and Insignus Softswitch to offer VOIP services

Sprint, Nextel Confirm Merger
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Sprint and Nextel boards approve merger

NTL Gets Cisco Cred
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

NTL achieves IP Communications Specialisation from Cisco

Orca Sets IPTV Benchmark
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Orca touts benchmark of 500,000 subscribers for its RiGHTv 4.2 IPTV solution

Kylia Signs North American Distributor
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Kylia signs sales and marketing firm Bizzen to distribute its optical components in North America

Cisco, TI Team on Services
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Telecom Italia and Cisco collaborate to offer integrated, IP voice and data services to mid-sized and large businesses

Snom Names New Chairman
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Supervisory board member Michael Knieling becomes snom's new chairman

Inphi Lands $18M
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2004

Inphi, which develops high-speed precision integrated circuits, raises $18M from Cadence, Tallwood, Mayfield Fund, and Walden

Nortel Provides Estimates
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Nortel provides estimated unaudited results for Q1, Q2, and Q3 of 2004

TriQuint Updates Q4 Forecast
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Officials specify upcoming restructuring charges; meanwhile, TriQuint acquires TFR Technologies

NextHop Intros Layer 2 Software
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Company best known for IP routing adds Layer 2 features in its latest release

FastWeb Becalmed: No Wind
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

FastWeb addresses rumors of integration with Wind

Veraz Expands in India
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Veraz launches new subsidiary in India and appoints country manager

Cisco, Telecom Italia Partner Up
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Telecom Italia and Cisco Systems collaborate on new Internet telephony solutions for businesses

Unstrung Insider Analyzes ATCA
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Wireless gear manufacturers will look to ATCA to cut costs and accelerate product development, says Unstrung Insider

Alcatel Sells 7M Avanex Shares
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Alcatel sells its 7,073,966 Avanex shares

Ponderosa Chooses CopperCom
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Ponderosa Telephone Company in California has selected CopperCom's Converged Switching eXchange (CSXR) as its switching platform

Orthogon Raises $8M
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Orthogon Systems raises $8 million to fund high-volume commercialization of its OS-Gemini product line

Danes Pick Nortel for Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

EnergiMidt, a Danish utility company, has selected Nortel to help it deliver triple-play services

Adtran Revises Q4 Down
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Adtran revises fourth-quarter revenue and earnings expectations

NanoOpto Adds to Exec Team
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

NanoOpto announces addition of Maria Light as director of product management and business development

Vanco Launches Policy-Based Routing
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Vanco introduces Active Backup to offer policy-based load sharing of data traffic

LXI Testing Forum Gets Going
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

LXI Consortium boasts 'tremendous industry response' to its opening meeting

AltaLink Deploys Meriton HSM
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Canadian eletric transmission provider AltaLink deploys Meriton's high-speed regional network architecture for its backbone

Moto Realigns Business Units
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Motorola will reorganize into four groups: personal devices, networks, governement and enterprise, and connected home

Fujitsu, PARC Research Ubiquitous Computing
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Fujitsu and the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) have signed a multi-year joint research agreement on ubiquitous computing

Chunghwa Uses Infogate's IPTV
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Chunghwa Telecom Global (CHTG) has selected Infogate’s OnDema IPTV middleware for its new video on demand (VOD) service in the US

3 Rivers Deploys SOMA
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2004

Rural Montana telecom co-op 3 Rivers selects SOMA to roll out broadband wireless network for high-speed Internet and voice service

Skybox Simulates Worm Attack
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Skybox Security introduces worm attack simulation with its Skybox View 2.0

Anritsu Intros Portable Ethernet Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Anritsu introduces fully-portable self-contained Ethernet test system with two 10-GigE ports and Layer 3/IP testing

Foundry Adds Web Accelerators
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Foundry adds family of Web accelerators to application switch line

CSIA Kicks Off Sarbanes Initiative
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Cyber Security Industry Alliance kicks off Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Initiative

Transmode Raises Extra $15M
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Transmode completes $15 million financing round; introduces new investor

IDT Announces FIFO, Multiport Devices
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

IDT expands industry-leading dual-port and FIFO product families

ADC, Sonus Form Alliance
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

ADC and Sonus Networks announce global services alliance

Acterna Bags RBOC FTTX Test Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Acterna delivers FTTX test gear to major US service provider

Alcatel Shanghai Bell Picks TranSwitch
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Alcatel Shanghai Bell selects TranSwitch’s EtherMap-3 for the 1642 Edge Multiplexer platform

Spirent Offers More Test Services
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Spirent Communications announces new packaged services

ADC, EXFO Offer Ethernet Testing
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

ADC and EXFO form alliance to provide integrated remote Ethernet testing solution

FiberNet Buys ConEd Network
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Con Edison announces agreement to sell telecom unit to FiberNet

Agilent Discusses 2005 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Agilent Technologies discusses fiscal 2005 guidance at Analyst Day Meeting

3Com Acquires TippingPoint
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

3Com Corp. is to acquire TippingPoint Technologies

Acme Packet Scores in Turkey
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Koc.net chooses Acme Packet session border controllers

NexTone Unveils Session Manager
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

NexTone Communications unveils its NEBS3-compliant, chassis-based, real-time session manager

Juniper Enhances SSL VPN
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Juniper enhances SSL VPN offerings

Passavé Makes Bandwidth Dynamic
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Passavé offers future-proof FTTH in face of changing Internet usage patterns

Orca Wins Irish IPTV Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Orca wins deal with Nordic system integrator Industria to provide a turnkey IPTV service solution to Magnet Networks

FastWeb Studies Merger With Wind
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

FastWeb appoints Deutsche Bank to study potential integration with Wind

SOMA Powers Jaring
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Malaysian service provider Jaring deploys broadband wireless using SOMAport 300 gateway

Tellium's Harry Carr Resurfaces
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2004

Simpler Networks appoints Harry Carr as CEO

Nortel Gets New EDC Waiver
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Nortel Networks announces new waiver from Export Development Canada

Global Crossing to Raise $350M
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Global Crossing announces plans for GCUK secured debt financing of $350 million

Tollgrade Lands Saudi Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Lucent selects Tollgrade for international deployment of test technology

Lucent Dishes Settlement Stock
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Lucent Technologies is to distribute 200 million warrants in connection with 2003 settlement of shareowner class action suits

Ericsson Lands China Telecom Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Ericsson has been awarded a contract to build China Telecom's next-generation IP backbone network, ChinaNet2

Hellstrom Joins Spirent Board
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Kurt Hellstrom, formerly president and CEO of Ericsson, joins Spirent's board as a non-executive director

BT, Allstream Team Up
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Allstream launches Global Business IP service as part of a strategic collaboration with BT

Bell Canada Buys IT Firm
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Bell Canada acquires integrated IT solutions provider Nexxlink Technologies for $67M

TeleCard Uses Alcatel for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

TeleCard picks VOIP solution from Alcatel to expand its services to include long-distance and international services

China Telecom Picks Alcatel Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

China Telecom picks Alcatel's IP service routing and management solution for its nationwide IP/MPLS network, ChinaNet2

BT Names New Retail CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

BT appoints Ian Livingston as CEO of its retail division; will be replaced as group finance director by Wholesale CFO Hanif Lalani

Fujitsu, Skanska Win BT Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Skanska Fujitsu wins £130M deal to provide BT with buildout and network upgrade services

BT Loses CPS Appeal
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Competition Appeal Tribunal dismisses BT's appeal on the Carrier Pre-Select "Save" case

S&P Compares Euro Carriers
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

European integrated telecom operators are looking to emerging markets for growth, says S&P report

AT&T Wins $174M VPN Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

AT&T deliverS an integrated solution supporting Siemens' Network eXchange (SNX)

LastMile Launches CWDM System
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

LastMile introduces MultiPilot to transport up to eight Gigabit Ethernet applications over a multimode fiber pair

European Carrier Deploys MERA
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Hungarian carrier GTS-Datanet selects MVTS Session Controller from MERA Systems

Xtellus Acquires SpectraSwitch IP
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Components maker for reconfigurable optical networks acquires intellectual property assets of SpectraSwitch

Arris Products Get Docsis Certfied
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2004

Arris' Cadant C4 CMTS with DSG support and Touchstone TM402G Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapter get re-qualified for Docsis 2.0

Cisco to Acquire BCN
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Router startup is being bought for $34M with incentives that could increase the price by as much as $122M

Bookham Adds to Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Bookham announces additional cost reduction plan

HR Says Wireless, Wireline Converging
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Telecom industry is ready to merge wireless and wireline networks, new study by Heavy Reading finds

Ciena Reports Q4 Loss of $495M
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Revenue for Q4 totaled $82M, up 16% yeart on year, while net loss increased from $115M to $495M due to a goodwill impairment

DSL Users Top 85M
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Number of DSL subscribers has increased by 39% so far this year, with total hitting 85M

FastWeb Upgrades With Italtel, Cisco
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Italtel and Cisco deploy softswitch and media gateways for FastWeb’s VOIP network

Hughes Upgrades Service Provisioning
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Hughes Software Systems unveils Service Provisioning Platform (SPP) version 4.5 as a separate product from its Billing Mediation Platform

Marconi Confirms Bulldog Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Marconi wins three-year multiservice access node frame contract with Bulldog Communications

Infineon Intros Eight-Channel Chip
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

Infineon introduces OctalFALC, an eight-channel FALC (Framer and Line Interface Unit Component)

Salins SIPs on Nortel Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2004

European salt production company deploys virtual enterprise solution from Nortel to improve real-time employee communications

Avanex Picks New Accouting Firm
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Deloitte & Touche LLP becomes the company's independent registered public accounting firm

Newport Intros New Actuator
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Newport introduces a new family of miniature, vacuum-compatible precision motion products

Irish IPTV Powered by Bitband
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

BitBand's VOD solutions are powering the first IPTV deployment in Ireland, a project in Dublin from Magnet Networks

B&S Insider Homes in on ILM Hype
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

New products, focused on database and email applications, have catalyzed the long-hyped ILM market, finally realizing some of its promises

Performance Technologies Targets VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Performance Technologies expands product offering to target VOIP media gateway and enhanced services applications

TippingPoint, Symantec Integrate Security
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

TippingPoint integrates its UnityOne intrusion prevention systems with Symantec's Security Management System; deploys at Toyota Europe

Sandvine Announces Another Customer
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Wightman Telecom selects Sandvine's Attack Traffic Mitigation software to protect subscribers from worm and denial-of-service attacks

Tellabs Earns Verizon Certification
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Tellabs becomes one of four companies to earn 'Verizon Testing Partner' certification

Nortel Provides Latest Update
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Nortel expects to file financial statements for 2003, 1Q04, and 2Q04, on January 10

Marconi Names New CTIO
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Andy Evans joins Marconi as chief technology and information officer (CTIO) from FLAG Telecom

FT, Fujitsu Team Up
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2004

Announce grid computing technology-based joint project as part of their previously-announced R&D partnership agreement

NextHop Secures Next Funding
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

The latest funding round brings the 4-year-old company's total to $24.5M

10-Gbit/s Market to Hit $3.3B
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

New CIR report says 10-Gigabit market will reach $3.3 billion by 2009

BigBand Wins Canadian Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Videotron selects BigBand Networks for digital and high-definition TV infrastructure

FullControl Chooses AFS
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

FullControl Network chooses American Fiber Systems’ optical access technology

Texas ISP Selects Sandvine
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Peoples Telephone Cooperative selects Sandvine to improve broadband network

Tachyon, Xplornet Join Forces
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Tachyon Networks and Xplornet launch commercial-grade satellite broadband services in Canada

Europeans Research Reconfigurable Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Reconfigurable Ubiquitous Networked Embedded Systems (RUNES) announces embedded computing and sensors project underway

Report: Yahoo Japan Dominates VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Point Topic says there are over 5M VOIP subscribers worldwide, but about 80% of them belong to Yahoo Broadband in Japan

Check Point Offers Mac Security
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Check Point Software expands endpoint security with VPN and firewall for Mac users

Radvision Manages Sony
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Radvision manages Sony video end points

AT&T Wins $1B Treasury Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

AT&T Government Solutions team wins $1 billion contract to build US Treasury's enterprise-wide network

Zarlink Forecasts Bigger Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Zarlink revises guidance for third-quarter fiscal 2005

CSIA Calls for White House Action
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Cyber Security Industry Alliance calls on the White House and federal agencies to take action to improve cyber security

Nortel, Symantec Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Nortel and Symantec work together to develop next-generation security

Mindspeed Enhances Net Processor
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Mindspeed Technologies releases an enhanced version of its TSP3 network processor software

Cirpack Claims Euro Ranking
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Cirpack ranks second largest softswitch vendor in EMEA

Spirent Unveils 10-GigE Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Spirent Communications unveils high-density 10-Gigabit Ethernet test system

Global IP Sound Teams With Telchemy
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Global IP Sound and Telchemy form strategic alliance to promote VOIP call quality

Fiberxon Hits 1M Transceiver Mark
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Fiberxon announces it has delivered more than 1M components to customers worldwide since its launch five years ago

ETSI Tests Powerline Telecom
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

ETSI hosts Powerline Plugtests to test performance of different products and identify technical issues to be addressed

Spirent Intros POE Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Spirent Communications introduces Power Sync Analyzer for testing power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af-compliant devices

Syntune Raises €4.7M
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Syntune, developer of innovative single-chip tunable lasers, raises SEK42M in private equity financing round led by InnovationsKapital

Envesta 'Will Meet Financial Target'
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Directors confident that Envesta Telecom will meet its brokers forecast for the year of £750,000 profit before tax

Comtech Wins Huawei Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Comtech Group signs contract to provide line card components for PSTN switching systems to Huawei

FTTH Council Europe Elects New Board
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Anounces new board of directors, including Professor Hartwig Tauber of the IMC University of Applied Sciences, who becomes president

TranSwitch Touts Next-Gen Sonet Silicon
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

TranSwitch’s EtherPhast-48 Plus enables flexible mapping of Ethernet and SAN signals into Sonet/SDH

Arris Hires VPs
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

James Watson joins as sales SVP, Rich Rommes becomes SVP of sales engineering, and Steve Jolley joins as VP of marketing

Primanex Intros 1x2 Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Primanex China introduces high-speed 1x2 optical switch

KeyEye Hires VP
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

KeyEye Communications appoints Dr. Alan Kwentus as vice president of digital signal processing (DSP) technology development

Broadband Gaming Traffic Soars
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Sandvine analysis shows Microsoft Xbox Live traffic on ISP networks quadrupled after popular game launch

Point Topic Reports on VOB
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2004

Voice over broadband has taken off with over 5M subscribers and 1,000 providers, says Point Topic

BellSouth Boasts DSL Growth
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Announces it passed 2 million DSL customers in November

TI Dives Into POE
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Texas Instruments unveils integrated power-over-Ethernet solution with four independent ports

Verilink Hires New CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Verilink appoints Timothy R. Anderson as chief financial officer

Cedar Point Hires Sales EVP
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Cedar Point Communications names Tim Hanson EVP, worldwide sales and customer service

e.Biscom Becomes Fastweb
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

e.Biscom becomes Fastweb on the Milan Stock Exchange

Alcatel Debuts Layer 3 Switches
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Alcatel debuts switch family for next-generation Gigabit/10-Gigabit convergence

Yenista Picks Aussie Distributor
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Yenista Optics selects Engineers Enterprise as its distributor for Australia

France Telecom Signs IPv6 Clients
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

France Telecom signs up first three clients to its IPv6 option

BigBand Wins Dutch Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Casema selects BigBand Networks for digital cable infrastructure

StockerYale Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

StockerYale appoints new board member

Exar Intros OC48 Framer
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Exar introduces Cobra, a Sonet framer/concentrator

NEC Signs With Level 3
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

NEC Unified Solutions signs agreement with Level 3 to become a preferred provider of CPE fulfillment services

Utopia Selects Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Utopia Project is to deploy Riverstone's new 15008 Ethernet edge router

Agere Announces New Serial Platform
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Agere announces its new serializer-deserializer (SerDes) platform, addressing the proliferation of serial interface technology

Hammerhead Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Hammerhead Systems appoints Peter P. Savage CEO

HP Expands Switch Family
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

ProCurve Networking by HP expands alternatives for intelligent network design

TechGuard Joins CSIA
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Cyber Security Industry Alliance announces TechGuard Security as newest member

SunRocket Picks Telco Systems
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

SunRocket selects Telco Systems' Access211 VOIP broadband gateway to power Internet phone service

Redback Scores Again With Hanaro
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Korean DSL provider Hanaro Telecom selects Redback's SmartEdge Router systems for its Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) network

Alcatel Scores VOIP Deal in Taiwan
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Asia Pacific Telecom Group selects Alcatel NGN solution for high quality voice-over-IP and multimedia services

IBM, Vanco Land VPN Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

IBM signs deal with Lloyds TSB to enhance the bank's voice and data services; Vanco will provide network integration and management

Sunrise Claims Tier 1 Test Win
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

North American Tier 1 network service provider selects Sunrise Telecom's STT Platform as part of its OC-192 over DWDM deployment

Cisco Unveils IP NGN Strategy
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Cisco promotes IP NGN architecture focused on network, service, and application convergence

Cisco Names CRS-1 Users
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Announces Softbank, SuperSINET research network in Japan, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Telecom Italia, and 14 others are trialling CRS-1

Cisco, Fujitsu Form Router Alliance
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Collaborate on development of Cisco's IOS-XR operating system for multi-terabit routers; will offer co-branded routing products

Song Networks Becomes TDC Song
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

TDC gives its new acquisition the name TDC Song

UK Regulator Calls for Internet Debate
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Ofcom says Internet industry must play a part in future debates about content regulation and consumer protection

Ikanos Enters VDSL2 Market
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2004

Ikanos launches two new programmable chipsets, the SmartLeap 9400 for CO and RT equipment and the CleverConnect 600 for CPE

FT Sells STMicroelectronics Stake
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

France Telecom divests its stake in STMicroelectronics

Alcatel Tests Fiber With FT, DT
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Alcatel, France Telecom, and Deutsche Telekom perform record optical transmission field trial and test

Digitalvideo Launches Encoder
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Digitalvideo Computing launches its MediaReactor II, a digital media transcoder for DI, SAN, and broadcast solutions

BT Takes Control of Albacom
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

BT will acquire the 74% of Albacom that it doesn't already own, from ENI, BNL and Mediaset, for around €116M

Alcatel Claims Optical Lead
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Alcatel leads worldwide optical networking market with strong third quarter

Alcatel Wins Spain Train Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Alcatel wins contract to supply signaling and telecommunications systems for the Córdoba-Málaga high-speed train line in Spain

Infonetics Reports on Optical Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Optical hardware market hits $2.18 billion in 3Q04, according to Infonetics report

Juniper Intros TX Matrix
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Juniper launches its multichassis core router, the TX Matrix, with Deutsche Telekom as a beta customer

Siemens Wins Dutch VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Dutch cable network operator Casema selects Siemens Communications to supply and maintain its VOIP network

CIP Launches 10Gig, 40Gig Modulators
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

Centre for Integrated Photonics launches range of electro-absorption modulators fabricated using indium-phosphide

BellSouth Applauds Supreme Court Decision
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2004

BellSouth applauds US Supreme Court decision to hear cable open-access cases

Bookham Extends Nortel Note
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

The $30M note originally due in November 2005 has been extended to Nov. 8, 2006

LR Insider Sees Telco Capex Uptick
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

US telco spending on wireline networks to rise slightly in 2005, Light Reading Insider finds

Nortel Expands Asian Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Nortel powers up China's electric power industry with optical, data solutions

Mera Enhances Session Controller
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

MERA enhances SIP features in its session controller

VSNL, NTT Launch in India Again
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

VSNL and NTT Com extend partnership to launch their second IP-VPN service in India

BT, Nortel Win VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

BT selects Nortel to deploy one of Europe's largest IP telephony-based virtual contact centers

ECI Invests in Chiaro
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

ECI Telecom and Chiaro Networks enter strategic partnership; includes exclusive distribution and investment

Alcatel Cuts 600 in Germany
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Alcatel announces restructuring plan for 2005 in Germany

Fiberxon Intros 1000Base-T Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Fiberxon announces availability of its 1000BASE-T copper SFP transceivers compatible with GigE and 1000BASE-T standards

Alcatel Wins Himalayan Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Alcatel has been awarded a €16M turnkey contract to implement a rural telecom network in Bhutan

CC Communications Deploys Wave7
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

CC Communications deploys Wave7's Last Mile Link FTTP system to offer triple-play services

Siemens Leads Digital Switching Market
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Dittberner study shows Siemens leads with 17 million ports shipped since early 2003, giving it a 25% share of the market

JDSU Ships New Subsystems
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Announces it has shipped over 20,000 circuit packs and introduced two new subsystems; has shipped 1,000 wavelength management modules

Transmode Wins University Project
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Transmode builds high-speed multiprotocol network linking the University of Manchester’s supercomputing facilities

Infonetics Reports on PON Market
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2004

Worldwide revenue for passive optical network optical line termination (PON OLT) hardware increased 15% to $52M in Q3, says Infonetics

NetScaler Partners With PeopleSoft
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

NetScaler joins PeopleSoft's Partner Connection Program; will collaborate to deliver application acceleration and security

Infonetics: DSL IADs Skyrocket
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Worldwide shipments of DSL IADs jumped 301% to 420,000 and revenue increased 120% to $55.5M between 2Q04 and 3Q04, says Infonetics

Huawei Supplies KT
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Huawei becomes mainstream gear supplier for Korea Telecom’s backbone network

UK Users Bash Broadband Regs
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Access to Broadband Campaign slams Ofcom's approach to competition in the UK broadband market

CableLabs Picks Arbor
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

CableLabs deploys Arbor's Peakflow SP network integrity platform for traffic management and denial of service protection

Zarlink Intros Tiny Sonet/SDH Timing Chip
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Zarlink claims world's smallest digital timing chip for Sonet/SDH line cards

Agilent Validates SerDes
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Agilent validates its third-generation 6.25-Gbit/s SerDes core in a 90-nm CMOS process technology

eBiscom Changes Name, CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

eBiscom changes its name to FastWeb as final part of merger; Stefano Parisi becomes new CEO of the company

Telstra's CEO Quits
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Ziggy Switkowski agrees to step down as CEO of Telstra

Cisco, Italtel Get Closer
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Introduce joint network transformation Business Voice Solution to help service providers migrate their telephone networks to IP

Spirent Teams With TeaLeaf
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Spirent Communications and TeaLeaf Technology integrate solutions to accelerate realistic Web application testing

Softbank Expands With UTStarcom
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

UTStarcom wins $9M expansion contract with Softbank to provide its NetRing 10000 STM-64 multiservice optical transport solution

Verizon Sells Telus Stake
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Verizon to sell its 20.5% equity interest, 73.5M shares, in Telus

Microsoft, BT Target SMEs
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2004

Microsoft and BT sign IT services agreement to launch .NET-based services with Microsoft Hosted Exchange infrastructure

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