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Enventis Sale Completed
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2005

Closes the $35.5M purchase from Minnesota-based energy firm Allete Inc.

Jazztel Updates on Finance
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2005

Jazztel signs PACEO financing for up to €120M with Société Générale

Belgacom Buys Telindus
News Wire Feed | 12/30/2005

Belgacom announces conditional agreement to acquire Telindus

ROO Gets $5.1M
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

ROO has successfully completed private equity financing for gross proceeds of $5.1 million

AT&T to Salvage Brand
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

AT&T will launch the most ambitious and aggressive brand campaign in its more than 120-year history

Vonage Offers Rebates
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

Vonage is offering a $100 mail-in-rebate on certified devices sold in over 9,000 retail locations within the US

IDT Buys Net2Phone Shares
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

IDT announced the expiration of the tender to purchase all of the outstanding shares of the common stock of Net2Phone

AsiaInfo Acquires OSS Vendor
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

AsiaInfo acquires Changjiang Technology's telecom operation support business group

Chongqing Selects AsiaInfo
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

AsiaInfo wins contract to provide its business intelligence software to Chongqing Telecom

Thomson Forms Development Group
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

Thomson forms Advanced Product Development Group for broadband service delivery platforms following its acquisition of Inventel

Matrixstream Unveils IPTV STB
News Wire Feed | 12/29/2005

MatrixStream showcases H.264 AVC (advance video codec) IPTV set-top box and PC player at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

PCCW Picks ZyEdge
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2005

PCCW has selected ZyEdge to handle all US-based VOIP deployments

Microsoft, Softbank, JT Team
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2005

Microsoft, Softbank, and Japan Telecom are developing a security-enhanced, integrated communications service

Verizon, Covad Make Up
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2005

Covad announced a comprehensive settlement agreement that resolves all pending litigation and disputes between them

AEP Adds Marketing Director
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2005

AEP Networks appoints Melody Iffland as director of corporate marketing

ZTE Wins Neocom Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2005

ZTE wins contract to provide optical transmission network for Neocom in Macedonia

Nokia, CommTel Supply DSL
News Wire Feed | 12/28/2005

Nokia reseller CommTel provides DSL equipment and services to Telecom Cook Islands

Radyne Hits $100M Mark
News Wire Feed | 12/27/2005

Radyne expects to pass the $100 million mark in shipments for 2005

Liberty Global Buys Inode
News Wire Feed | 12/27/2005

Liberty Global subsidiary UPC Austria acquires Austrian broadband operator Inode for €95M

Nortel Acquires Tasman
News Wire Feed | 12/27/2005

Nortel has enhanced its ability to deliver end-to-end converged enterprise networks with the agreement to acquire Tasman Networks

Jazztel Trials IPTV
News Wire Feed | 12/26/2005

Jazztel trials TV over ADSL2+ service in Madrid

AFOP Intros FTTX module
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

AFOP announces the release of a new family of PLC Splitter LGX Modules

WilTel Sale Completed
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

Leucadia announced the completion of the sale of its telecommunications subsidiary, WilTel, to Level 3

Ericsson, Cisco Win NGN Project
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

Ericsson and Cisco provide IP-based network and IP service management to Telesur in Latin America

TCOM Announces IPTV Strategy
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

Subsidiary 3G Dynasty enters IPTV partnership with China Netcom to distribute content distributed by Live Online

Ignis Acquires Fi-ra
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

Optical components maker Ignis acquires majority stake in South Korean PLC manufacturer Fi-ra Photonics for $7M

Comstar Makes Acquisitions
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

Russian operatots Comstar UTS acquires regional service providers Conversiya-Svyaz and Overta

Micrel Launches PON Amps
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

Micrel launches new post amplifiers for the growing PON market

TSANet Fills Ranks
News Wire Feed | 12/23/2005

Force10 Networks, SWsoft, and Zhone Technologies join the Technical Support Alliance Network (TSANet)

Lucent Could Pay $244M
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

A US Bankruptcy Court judge has issued his ruling in a breach of contract and bankruptcy preference action against Lucent

Guandong Deploys BigBand
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

Guangdong Cable Networks is utilizing the BigBand BMR at all of its digital headends throughout the Guangdong province

Lucent Signs 21CN Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

Lucent signs contract to provide IP/MPLS core for BT's 21CN network following its selection as a preferred bidder

Huawei Signs 21CN
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

Huawei signs contract to supply BT with MSAN and transmission equipment for its 21CN network

Ciena Finalizes BT Agreement
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

Ciena signs contract to supply its FlexSelect products for BT's 21CN network

BT Signs 21CN Deals
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

BT announces it has concluded negotiations and signed contracts with four of the eight preferred suppliers named for its 21CN network

KT Uses Ericsson Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

KT in Korea deploys Ericsson's softswitch to provide VOIP service

Nortel Wins in Japan
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

Cable West deploys converged IP network using Nortel equipment to offer VOIP, real-time video distribution, and IP sharing

LastMile Focuses on Metro
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2005

LastMile, manufacturer of optical networking devices for the access and metro markets, to focus on metro carrier applications in 2006

Marvell, UTStarcom Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

For $24M, Marvell gets into the Personal Handyphone System game with the planned acquisition of UTStarcom's semiconductor design business

Tekelec Names Acting CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

William Everett takes the reins temporarily on Jan. 1, when CEO Fred Lax steps down as previously announced

Axerra Opens in Korea
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Axerra announced the opening of a new training center in Korea dedicated exclusively to Axerra's solutions

FT Claims #2 ADSL Spot
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Ranking second behind China Telecom and ahead of SBC, FT has now moved ahead of the leading US and Japanese players on the ADSL market

Time Warner Names COO
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Jeff Bewkes has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner

IBM Buys Micromuse
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

IBM and Micromuse have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire the equity of Micromuse

UTStarcom Wins Honduras
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

UTStarcom announced a contract with MultiFon to expand the operator's IP-based Personal Access System (iPAS) networks in Honduras

Arris 'Green' EMTA Certified
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

The Arris Touchstone TM501B E-MTA has been awarded Euro-DOCSIS 2.0 certification in tComLabs’ European Certification Wave 21

Alcatel, Tekelec Extend Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Alcatel and Tekelec sign three-year extension of their preferred OEM agreement, allowing Alcatel to deploy the Tekelec 8000 Media Gateway

Frost: Convergence Boosts FMC
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Increasing competition boosts fixed/mobile convergence in Europe, according to Frost & Sullivan

LastMile Adds Director
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

LastMile Communications appoints former IBM exec Gabriel Vizzard as director of marketing

Siemens Wins IPTV Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Shanghai Telecom selects Siemens as its partner for IPTV

Nozomi Unveils Switch Arrays
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Nozomi boasts first optically integrated array of four high-speed optical switches named AlacerSwitch

CEO Makes VOIP Predictions
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Rupert Galliers-Pratt, chairman and CEO of Vistula Communications, identifies key VOIP trends to watch in 2006

Foundry Bolsters Security
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Foundry Networks announces network-wide, real-time intrusion detection and prevention system

Consolidated Deploys CloverLeaf
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Consolidated Communications deployS CloverLeaf's localized interactive TV walled garden network

Fujitsu Pumps Up Texas
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2005

Fujitsu Network Communications adds new manufacturing and R&D jobs to its Richardson, Texas campus

Google Takes AOL Stake
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

It's official: Google has taken a 5% stake in AOL in exchange for a $1B investment

Alcatel Integrates Reef Point
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Reef Point has signed an OEM agreement with Alcatel for the integration of Reef Point's Multiservice Security Gateway into Alcatel's UMA and IMS

Nortel Has New HQ
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Nortel has selected a Toronto location for its new global headquarters

Marconi Takeover Cleared
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Ericsson has received the necessary clearances for the acquisition of key assets of Marconi

Globecomm Extends AT Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Globecomm's wholly owned subsidiary, Globecomm Network Services Corporation has signed a one-year contract extension with Afghan Telecom

Skyhook Closes $6.5M
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Skyhook has secured $6.5 million in a first round of venture capital and new corporate financing

Alcatel #2 in MSWAN
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

According to research from Dell’Oro, Alcatel reinforced its #2 position in the worldwide Multiservice Wide Area Network (MSWAN) market

C-Cor Preps for SCTE
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

C-COR will feature innovative ways to manage the next generation of dynamic IP networks in an integrated product showcase to cable operators

Entropic Hires VP
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Entropic has just promoted Kurt Noyes as vice president of finance and administration

Nortel Loses CMO
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Nortel announced that Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Clent Richardson will be leaving the Company March 1, 2006

Modulus Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Modulus has appointed Richard Stanfield as Executive Vice President Global Field Operations

Sonus Touts Japan Success
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Synergy Research Group and Infonetics Research have reported that Sonus is leading Japan's migration to VOIP

Corrigent Wins WilTel
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Corrigent's CM-100 Packet ADM is being deployed by WilTel

IDT Waives Condition
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

IDT will waive the 90% condition to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Net2Phone

Tut Doubles IPTV Biz
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Tut has achieved more than 100% growth in the volume of IPTV business won in 2005 compared to 2004

Pandatel to Restructure
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Pandatel has reached an agreement with the Worker's Council regarding operations restructuring including a social plan

KPN Appoints Blok as COO
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

KPN appoints Eelco Blok COO of its fixed-line division

Yipes Uses Zhone Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Yipes selects Zhone's GigaMux 50 CWDM platform as its global Ethernet service delivery platform

SingTel Invests in SMW 4
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

SingTel has invested $40 million in the SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable, and will open new offices in the United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh

Prysmian Touts Fiber Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Prysmian Cables & Systems announces 200 micron diameter singlemode fiber for telecom networks, PrimaLight

Wipro Acquires NewLogic
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

IT Services firm Wipro acquires semiconductor design firm NewLogic for €47M to complement its portfolio of wireline and wireless intellectual property cores

Alcatel Touts Dell'Oro Ranking
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

According to Dell'Oro, Alcatel reinforced its number 2 position in the Multiservice Wide Area Network (MSWAN) market during Q3 with 26.3% of the market

J:COM Acquires Sakura Stake
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Jupiter Telecommunications acquires majority stake in Sakura Cable TV

Zhejiang Telecom Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Zhejiang Telecom selects Alcatel to upgrade its customer service center with its Business/Operation Support System

Ericsson Extends TIC Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Ericsson signs expansion contract for managed services with TeliaSonera International Carrier

Insight Sizes Telecom Market
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Global telecom industry revenue will reach $1.2 trillion by the close of 2006, says Insight Research

BT Listens in to VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

BT touts voice quality testing for its 21CN

Videotron Uses Nuera Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Videotron is deploying Nuera'S ORCA media gateways to provide telephone service to its cable television customers in Quebec

Evolving Lands OSS Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Major US carrier selects Evolving Systems's Order Path SOA and PortExchange ICP products for local number portability

DSL Forum Touts Growth
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Worldwide DSL subscribers increased by 40 million in the 12 months to Sept. 30, according to Point Topic

SupportSoft Wins PT Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Portugal Telecom selects SupportSoft for broadband customer service automation

Verimatrix Scores New Deals
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

CC Communications and ETEX Communications select Verimatrix's Content Authority System to secure their IPTV services

Candover Buys UPC Norway
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Libery Global sells its Norwegian cable business to Candover Partners for €450M

Swisscom Completes Buyback
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Swisscom completes its CHF2B share buyback program

Nortel Pipes Up
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

China's West-East Gas Pipeline Project selects Nortel's IP Network equipment for fixed and wireless multimedia communications

Jordan Telecom Offers VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/20/2005

Jordan Telecom launches Livebox VOIP service based on Netcentrex's MyCall application server and Alcatel infrastructure

Foundry Ups Density
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Foundry has expanded its BigIron RX-Series family of high-performance Layer 2/3 Ethernet switches

JDSU Expands Board
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Kevin A. DeNuccio, President and Chief Executive Officer of Redback, has joined the JDSU Board of Directors, effective December 15, 2005

Hewlett Leaves Agilent
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Agilent announced that Walter Hewlett will retire as a director of the company effective March 1, 2006

Net2Phone Remains Neutral
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

The Independent Committee of Net2Phone's Board of Directors has evaluated the terms of IDT's amended offer and is expressing no opinion

IT Pros Rethink Storage
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

IT pros are rethinking how they organize information, according to a new report from Byte and Switch Insider

Corrigent Touts Kudos
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Corrigent announced that a recent Heavy Reading report credited Corrigent with leadership in the rapidly growing market for transport equipment

TelTel Intros TelTel-Out
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

TelTel has launched TelTel-Out, which delivers high-quality PC to any phone, anywhere calling, and TelTel Call-Forwarding

CloudShield Analyzes VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

CloudShield's new traffic analysis service helps service providers understand and manage all VOIP traffic traversing their networks

FiOS Launches in Herndon, VA
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Verizon unveiled Verizon FiOS TV over its revolutionary fiber-optic network in Herndon

Icahn Disses AOL-Google
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Carl Icahn today announced that he has written an open letter to the board of directors of Time Warner

Comcast Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Jeffrey A. Honickman has been appointed an independent director of Comcast

Sumitomo Taps Ikanos
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Sumitomo Electric Networks (SEN) has selected Ikanos' Fx100100-4 and Fx100100S-4 chipsets

AMCC Adds GPON
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

AMCC announced its entrance into the GPON market with the premiere of the S3157PBI G.984-compliant transceiver with CDR

Vonage Raises $250M
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Vonage announced that it has raised $250 million in convertible debt funding with a group of investors led by affiliates of Bain Capital

Syria Receives Telecom Loan
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership (FEMIP) grants Syria €100M loan to extend its fixed-line telephone network

PTCL Selects iBasis
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Pakistan's national carrier PTCL selects iBasis as first VOIP interconnection for international voice services

Galaxy Installs Raptor
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Galaxy Networks, provider of streaming media solutions, selects Raptor's core switches for its TV-over-IP portal

Siemens Selects Sterlite
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Sterlite Optical, manufacturer of optical fibers and telecom cables, gets preferred supplier status from Siemens

Lumics Raises €5.5M
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Laser module manufacturer Lumics raises additional €5.5M in financing

TXU, Current Build BPL Grid
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

TXU Electric Delivery and Current Communications to create broadband over power line network in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Cablecom, Sunrise Team Up
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Swiss cable operator Cablecom forms mobile telephony partnership with sunrise to offer quadruple-play services

Carphone Buys Tele2 UK
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Carphone Warehouse Group acquires Tele2's UK and Ireland carrier pre-select operations for £8.5M

Carphone Buys Onetel
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Carphone Warehouse Group acquires alternative service provider Onetel from Centrica for £132M

Tele2 Sells UK Unit
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Tele2 sells its UK and Ireland operations to the Carphone Warehouse Group

Unity Media Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

Unity Media deploys Nortel's optical Ethernet kit to deliver triple-play cable services

ABI Sees STB M&A
News Wire Feed | 12/19/2005

A rash of mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships is redrawing the map for the STB industry, according to a new study from ABI

Tandberg Appoints New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

Tandberg's Board of Directors has appointed Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Halvorsen as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately

BellSouth Applauds Bill
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

Sen. James DeMint (R-SC) introduced the Digital Communications Act of 2005

SureWest Names Pres, CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

SureWest has named Steve C. Oldham to serve as the Company’s president and chief executive officer effective January 1, 2006

KPN Buys Golden Share
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

KPN and the State have now reached agreement on the transfer and disposal of the State's special share in KPN

BT Responds to WLR
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

BT today responded to Ofcom’s assessment that Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) is 'fit-for-purpose'

Belgacom Adds to Its IPTV
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

Belgacom TV is enhancing its video-on-demand offering thanks to a partnership concluded with three of the largest Hollywood studios

Belgacom Ups Offer
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

Belgacom decided to step up its bid to a cash offer of 16.6 euros/share

Owens Joins Polycom Board
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

Polycom has appointed Bill Owens, former chief executive officer and vice chairman of Nortel, to its board of directors

Nokia Plans India Site
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

Nokia announced that after evaluating a number of sites in India, it will locate its new Nokia Global Networks Solutions Center in Chennai

ATSI Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

ATSI announced results for the fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2005

Saudi Offers SMW-4
News Wire Feed | 12/16/2005

Carriers and ISPs connected to the Middle East IP Exchange in Saudi Arabia will soon benefit from the addition of SEA-ME-WE-4 (SMW-4)

Clarus Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Bill Rossi, president and CEO of Greenfield Networks and former VP and general manager at Cisco, has joined Clarus' board

NeuStar Takes IETF Job
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

NeuStar announced the acquisition of Foretec Seminars, a provider of critical secretariat services to the IETF

Qwest Expands Board
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Qwest has approved appointments to its board of Caroline 'Caz' Matthews and R. David Hoover

BellSouth Cuts 1,500
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

BellSouth announced a management reduction of approximately 1,500 employees

Jabber IM Adds VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Jabber published initial documentation of Jingle for use in VOIP, video, and other peer-to-peer multimedia sessions

Level 3 Powers NetZero
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Level 3 has been selected by United Online for United Online's new Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) phone service, NetZero Voice

BAA Selects ntl
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Ntl Business has become one of the first systems suppliers to begin installation work in the BAA Terminal 5 buildings

Radvision Supports MS
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Radvision's Click to Meet now supports Live Communications Server, Communicator, and Live Meeting from a single platform

QoVox Wins Time Warner
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

QoVox received orders for five QoVox Network Access Probes (NAPs) to monitor Time Warner Cable's (TWC) VOIP) network

Zarlink Releases Timing Chips
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Zarlink introduced the industry’s first single-chip ultra-low jitter synchronizers for Sonet/SDH multi-service applications

Ellacoya Goes Wireless
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Chaska.net has deployed the Ellacoya IP Service Control System to identify and manage application traffic on its broadband network

Comcast Unveils New Team
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Comcast announced the new senior management team for the cable division

Hotsip Completes OMA Testing
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Hotsip announced the successful participation in OMA TestFest with Hotsip's presence and XCAP server

ADVA Scores Neo Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

ADVA announced the successful deployment of ADVA's Fiber Service Platform (FSP) 1500 into the pan-European network of Neo Telecoms

Telsima Banks $20M
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

WiMax and carrier Ethernet vendor Telsima raises $20M in series C funding

Digeo, Comporium Trial IPTV
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Digeo and Comporium have successfully trialed three in-home IPTV firsts

Ofcom Relaxes WLR Controls
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Ofcom today confirmed that after two years of development the WLR product offered by BT Group plc meets a series of agreed product criteria

FMC Drives Billing
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Visiongain released its newes report 'Billing in convergence: Analysing the next-generation billing market'

Deltathree Joins Level3 Program
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Deltathree has joined the Level 3 Master Reseller program

Google, Microsoft, Sun Fund Center
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Google, Microsoft and Sun Microsystems to launch a new Internet research laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley

IPeria Secures $5M
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

IPeria has secured $5 million in a new round of funding to help drive an aggressive growth plan for the company

Sunrise Telecom Delisted
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Sunrise Telecom has received a notice from Nasdaq that shares of its common stock will no longer be eligible for quotation

NTL Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Former Comcast executive Stephen Burch has been appointed NTL's president and CEO, succeeding Simon Duffy, who will become executive vice chairman

J-COM Refinances Debt
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Jupiter Telecommunications (J-COM) refinances debt through new 155 billion Yen syndicated loan facility agreement

Golden Telecom Pays Dividend
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Golden Telecom approves Q4 dividend of $0.20 per common share

Phyworks, Jazz Partner
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Jazz Semiconductor and Phyworks partner to develop next-generation PHY chips

Telecom NZ Weighs Oz Options
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Telecom New Zealand evaluates future of its Australian operations

PacketFront Teams With Metrima
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

PacketFront and Metrima team up to deliver automated utility management and triple play over broadband

KPN Uses Nortel Tech
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

KPN moves its organzation to a Nortel IP communications platform

Alcatel Touts 40-Gig Deployment
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Alcatel deploys 40-Gbit/s optical equipment to link university supercomputers in Stuttgart and Karlsruhe, Germany

F&S Reports on 10-Gig Testing
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Convergence key to driving deployment of Gigabit Ethernet technology, signifying huge potential for test equipment, says Frost & Sullivan

Ace-Comm Targets MSOs
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Ace-Comm releases Market Maker, its market visualization product for cable operators in North America

Net Insight Names AP Partners
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Net Insight signs four new reseller agreements in the Asia/Pacific region

GIPS Touts VOIP Success
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Global IP Sound announces several VOIP suppliers, including HelloSoft and Cirpack, will integrate its iLBC voice codec into their products

Acme Scores in South Africa
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Dimension Data selects Acme Packet's Net-Net session border controllers to deploy at Internet Solutions in South Africa

Telewest Trials New Service
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Telewest to launch HDTV video-on-demand service with PVR using SeaChange's TV Navigator middleware

8x8 Raises $15M
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

8x8 enters into agreements with two investors for $15M sale of common stock

Spirent Sells Division
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Spirent sells its Network Products group, the HellermannTyton division, for £288.9M

OIF Ratifies Three Specs
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Optical Internetworking Forum ratifies three technical implementation agreements

Cisco Scores Optical Wins
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Cisco deploys its optical networking platforms at Switch and Data, Norlight Telecommunications, and Wisconsin Independent Network

Pulse Intros Clock Source
News Wire Feed | 12/15/2005

Pulse Research Lab introduces high resolution, manually programmable precision clock source

Internap, Zeus Team Up
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Internap is entering into a strategic alliance with Zeus to jointly market their products throughout the UK and North America

ATIS Takes on Billing
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

ATIS announced multiple efforts to address the back-office challenges presented by the conversion from the PSTN to IP-based networks

Online Gaming to Surge
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Revenues from US online gaming services will increase from $1.1 billion in 2005 to more than $3.5 billion in 2009

CacheLogic Upgrades P2P
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

CacheLogic announced immediate availability of its new P2P Management Solution

SeaChange Powers Telewest
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Telewest has recently trialed TVDrive, a set-top box that combines VOD, a PVR, and HDTV

Agilent Completes Auction
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Agilent announced the preliminary results of its modified 'Dutch Auction' tender offer

Vitesse Intros Switches
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Vitesse announced two new additions to its industry-leading Sonet/SDH Time Slot Interchange (TSI) grooming switch family

Syntune Appoints Green
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Syntune announced that Kevin Green has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing and Sales

Verizon Tests Nortel's IMS
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Verizon is testing an IMS solution from Nortel, as part of Verizon's ongoing plans to evaluate IMS technologies

Intec Extends Verizon Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Intec has signed a contract with Verizon Dominicana for Intec's Interconnec Automated Reconciliation (Interconnec AR) solution

Mpower Deploys Juniper
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Mpower has deployed Juniper's routing and security solutions to ensure the reliability and security of its new wholesale VOIP service offering

MCI Lands ABN Ambro Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

MCI has signed a five-year global network integration agreement with ABN AMRO to manage their global data network and firewall platforms

SES Global Buys New Skies
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

SES Global to acquire New Skies Satellites for $760 million

TP Picks Italtel, Cisco for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Telekomunikacja Polska selects Italtel's softswitch and Cisco's media gateway for its IP next-generation network

Brooktrout, TekVizion Team
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Brooktrout becomes a Premier Tenant in tekVizion Labs to perform interoperability tests for IMS applications with its IP media server

KPN, Philips Renew Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

KPN and Philips renew business communication partner agreement for three years; KPN Entercom distributes Philips's SOPHO hybrid and IP communication systems

NMS Partners With Star
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

NMS partners with Star Communications to extend the reach of its Vision media server family in Japan

T-Systems Relies on BEA
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

T-Systems standardizes on BEA WebLogic to underpin new billing and revenue collection system for Deutsche Telekom

Psytechnics Names Product Manager
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2005

Psytechnics appoints former Motorola and 3Com exec Nav Chander as director of product management

Net2Phone Mulls IDT Offer
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Net2Phone's Board of Directors will examine and consider IDT's revised offer

ADC Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

ADC announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2005

Harmonic to Cut 40
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Harmonic will consolidate Convergent Systems (CS) division, Broadband Access Networks (BAN) division, and its manufacturing operations group

MCI Uses SEA-ME-WE4
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

MCI announced its latest global IP network expansion to deliver much needed bandwidth to SEA-ME-WE has been completed

Gizmo Touts One Cent Calling
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Gizmo Project, free voice communication software for your computer, announces one cent per minute calling to US phones effective immediately

Convergin Wins in Mexico
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Unefon, Mexico's leading CDMA operator, is using Convergin's Accolade Core WCS

CopperCom Upgrades IOC
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Glenwood Telephone Membership Corporation (GTMC) is transitioning its legacy central switch with CopperCom's CSX softswitch

NexTone in GSMA Trials
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

NexTone announced that four of the seven GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) carriers used the NexTone IP Multimedia Exchange (IMX) platform

BridgePort Intros Softphone
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

BridgePort announced the availability of the company's SoftMobile solution

Verso Wins at Splendor
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Splendor Telecom has selected the Verso I-Master solution to expand its suite of local and wholesale services

Foundry Adds POE
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Foundry announced the release of the FastIron Edge X-Series 424-Power Over Ethernet (POE) switch (FES X424-POE)

TelCove Taps Broadsoft
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

TelCove has selected BroadSoft's VOIP application software as its platform for delivering high-value VOIP services

BT Wins Fiat, Buys Atlanet
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

BT will become Fiat's supplier of global telecommunications services through a contract worth €450 million over five years

SeaChange Drives FiOS
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Verizon's IP-based video-on-demand service is powered by the SeaChange IP Video System

Tropic Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Tropic is proposing to spin out its high technology assets and business into a new company to be renamed Tropic Networks (Newco)

SureWest Lines Up HDTV
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

SureWest announced that TNT has been added as a core programmer in its anticipated HDTV service rollout, set to launch this year

Network Physics Adds VP
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Network Physics announced that Gerard Jeffries has joined the company as the vice president of sales

Solace Expands
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Solace has now established sales presence in London, Paris, Sydney, Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles

BigBand Cuda Certified
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

BigBand Cuda CMTS achieved qualification status for the PacketCable Multimedia specification from CableLabs

SEA-ME-WE 4 Completed
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Fujitsu has completed construction of the optical submarine cable network for the SEA-ME-WE 4 consortium has been within 18 months

Conexant Wins in Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Conexant has been selected by Yuxing InfoTech Holdings Limited, a leading provider of equipment for digital entertainment

Bresnan Picks C-Cor
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Bresnan Communications will deploy C-COR’s On Demand hardware and software management solution in four additional markets

Ample, Octeon Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Ample announced its multi-port Harrier 10/100/1000 Ethernet Aggregator is fully interoperable with Cavium Networks' Octeon family

AT&T Targets SMBs
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

AT&T announced the availability of a range of new broadband service options and enhanced features for small and medium-sized companies

Octasic Improves Voice Chip
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Octasic is enhancing its OCT6100 family with the introduction of lower power, and lower cost devices

Liberty Global Buys NTL Ireland
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Liberty Global has completed the acquisition of NTL Ireland through its acquisition of MS Irish Cable Holdings BV

ELEC Expands VOIP Network
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

ELEC is now positioned to manage its wireline business for cash flow and focus all incremental resources on its VOIP services

Telcordia Wins OSS Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Telcordia announced that Hydro One has selected Discovery, a new module of Telcordia Granite Inventory

Redback Deployed in Belgium
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Redback announced that, following extensive trials, its SmartEdge Service Gateway has been selected by Belgacom

SiBeam Joins EWC
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

SiBeam has joined the Enhanced Wireless Consortium (EWC)

Vodafone Buys Telsim Assets
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Vodafone wins $4.55B bid for Turkish mobile operator Telsim

Telchemy Hits 2M Milestone
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Telchemy ships over 2M units of its VQmon VOIP analysis software

EarthLink Gains New Edge
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

EarthLink acquires VPN provider New Edge Networks for $144M

DSL Forum Issues Reports
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

DSL Forum issues three new technical reports aimed at enhancing the flexibility and robustness of DSL technology

Ericsson Comments on Probe
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Swedish National Economic Crimes Bureau adds to indictment against Ericsson employees; vendor expresses 'confidence' in current employees involved

Wizz Air Picks Asylum VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Eastern European airline Wizz Air deploys Asylum Telecom's Touch Enterprise VOIP product in its Hungarian office

MSFT, MCI Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Form global partnership to connect MCI's VOIP network services with software and services through Microsoft Windows Live Messenger

Telekom Austria Uses Axiom
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Telekom Austria selects Axiom Systems's AXIOSS service fulfillment platform to roll out triple-play services

Thomson, Thales Hook Up
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Thomson and Thales announce strategic partnership and potential acquisition by Thomson of Thales Broadcast & Multimedia

TI Tackles Gateways
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Texas Instruments unveils architecture for its next generation of residential gateways

RIO Secures $8.4M Series C
News Wire Feed | 12/13/2005

Redfern Integrated Optics secures an additional $2.2M in funding, bringing its Series C round to $8.4M

Juniper Unveils in Chile
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Juniper announced the availability of the Juniper Networks J-Partner channel program in Chile

Allied Telesyn Certified
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Allied Telesyn's iMAP 9000 series Release 7.0 has achieved interoperability certification by MetaSwitch

Comcast Adds Division
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Comcast Interactive Media is a new division to develop and grow the company's Internet businesses, including the Comcast.net portal

HR: CESR Accelerates
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Global CESR sector is set to hit about $585M this year, after Alcatel registers red-hot sales and Cisco records strong double-digit growth

Brits Unveil Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

The Centre for Integrated Photonics has developed a reflective semiconductor optical amplifier

Comcast Melds Optical, IP
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Comcast announced its intention to form an Open Transport Initiative (OTI)

PowerDsine Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

PowerDsine announced that Erez Rosen has been appointed as a member of the Company's Board of Directors

Comcast Picks Cisco's CRS-1
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Comcast has selected the Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System, the core component of the Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network

Entropic Hits Milestone
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Entropic his made a milestone shipment of its 100,000th c.LINK-270T chipset

Alcatel Debuts Routers
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Alcatel announced a new family of wide area network (WAN) routers

Sonus Unveils Portal
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Sonus announced the Sonus Voice Portal, an interactive voice response system for managing consumer voice profile data

Corrigent Boasts Success
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

According to recent market research report, Corrigent increased its market share in the category of 10Gbps MSPP

Veraz Sparkles at TI
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Telecom Italia Sparkle (TI Sparkle) has deployed Veraz's I-Gate 4000 media gateways to carry TI Sparkle's international traffic

Nortel Hires Legal Eagle
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Nortel announced the appointment of David Drinkwater as Chief Legal Officer effective December 19, 2005

Convergys, T-Systems Ink Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

T-Systems and Convergys have signed a cooperation agreement

Juniper Intros Interface
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

MCI has successfully demonstrated 40 Gbit/s per second transmission using Juniper's T-series core routing platform

Radware Showcases Networking
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Radware will highlight its innovative approach to Layer 4-7 switching and showcase application-smart networking at Interop New York

F5 Adds Enterprise Manager
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

F5's new Enterprise Manager offers a comprehensive set of tools for operating F5 BIG-IP version 9 Application Delivery Networking devices

TI Unveils Gateway Blueprint
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Texas Instruments (TI) announced the architecture for its next generation of residential gateway solutions

NFR Intros ES5000
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

NFR's ES5000 sensor joins three previously announced Enterprise Series Smart Sensors, each boasting multiple Gbit/s Ethernet ports

Pointsec Launches Engine
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Pointsec announced the newest release of its flagship product, Pointsec for PC version 6.0

Coship Uses Conexant
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Coship has based their new Anysight220c IP receiver on the Conexant's MPEG-4/H.264 high-definition digital broadcast television solution

NetQoS Expands in Europe
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

NetQoS has expanded with a full-time manager of European operations, an order fulfillment facility near London, and a new reseller for Italy

Magnet Selects Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Magnet has selected Telcordia Network Engineer to support its current FTTH build-out initiative and network expansion plans

Occam Names Partners
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Occam announced three new partners in the Occam Packet Access Network Alliance (OPAN)

In-Stat Reports on CPE
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

A major increase in worldwide broadband subscribers is resulting in CPE market growth of nearly 20% in 2005, reports In-Stat

JDSU Lands IPTV Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

JDSU has shipped more than 500 HST-3000 handheld service testers as part of a multi-million dollar follow-on order

Comcast Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Comcast has selected a next-generation optical solution from Nortel for its converged national IP backbone

BridgePort Shifts to IMS
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

BridgePort plans to evolve the NomadicONE Network Convergence Gateway (NCG) to an IMS compliant NomadicONE IMS Convergence Server (ICS)

Aventail Adds Web Collaboration
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Aventail adds full-featured Web collaboration to its SSL VPN

MCI Reaches 40 Gbit/s
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

MCI teams with Xtera, Mintera, and Juniper to transmit 40 Gbit/s over 3,040 km of field fiber in its Dallas metro area network

China Overtakes US as IT Exporter
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

China overtakes US as world's leading exporter of information technology goods, according to OECD data

China Telecom Deploys 7750
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

China Telecom's subsidiary in Anhui province selects Alcatel's 7750 Service Router to expand and optimize its metro network

Comptel Lands Qtel Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Qtel in Qatar selects Comptel's data charging software for prepaid and postpaid mobile customers

IXEurope Hits 400 Users
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Data center provider IXEurope signs up its 400th customer

HKBN Uses Axerra for Backhaul
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Hong Kong Broadband Network selects Axerra Networks's pseudowire equipment for its carrier Ethernet network

Renesys Offers IP Vision
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Renesys launches Internet Intelligence Services

FTTH Council Applauds Amsterdam
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

FTTH Council Europe applauds Amsterdam's plans for municipal network rollout

Amino Wins Galaxy Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Galaxy Satellite Broadcasting selects Amino set-top boxes for its Hong Kong IPTV deployment

F&S Reports on Euro T&M
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Frost & Sullivan says triple play holds significant potential for vendors in the European communication test equipment market

Reliance, China Telecom Partner
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

Reliance Infocomm and China Telecom sign deal to provide direct telecom services, including global hubbing, between the two countries

AT&T Strikes Union Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

AT&T announces new labor contracts with the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

ECI Opens India Plant
News Wire Feed | 12/12/2005

ECI Telecom opens a new Research and Development center in India

AT&T Selects 2Wire
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

2Wire will deliver new Internet Protocol (IP)-based residential gateways for the AT&T U-verse suite of services

Ovum Forecasts B'band Mkt
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Ovum-RHK estimates broadband access equipment market at $13.7B in 2006, continuing to grow at 7% CAGR through 2010

Alltel Adds Wireless Div
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Alltel spins off wireline division and sells its Haitian and Bolivian wireless operations to focus on domestic wireless business

Valor, Alltel Wireline Merge
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Alltel to spin off its wireline group and merge it with Valor Communications

Alcatel, KT Test WiMax
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Alcatel and KT set up new center in Seoul that will serve as a venue for conducting interoperability tests for WiMax

T-Systems Bills With Convergys
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

T-Systems and Convergys sign six-year Infinys billing services agreement

ETSI Issues NGN
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

ETSI publishes NGN (Release 1) specifications

Shenick Wins Award
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Shenick picks up Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Leadership Award

Digitalk Unveils VOIP Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Digitalk launches Broadband Telephony product based on its multiservice switching platforms

Novis Trials IPTV With Amino
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Portuguese carrier Novis to run a commercial IPTV trial using Amino set-top boxes

Euroweb Sells Assets
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2005

Euroweb International receives binding offer to sell its Internet and telecom assets in Hungary and Romania

Intel Likes Q4
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Intel expects revenue for the fourth quarter to be between $10.4 billion and $10.6 billion

IDT Corp. Posts Q1
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Nortel Hires Quality SVP
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Nortel announced the appointment of Joel Hackney as senior vice president, Global Supply Chain and Quality

Tibco Speeds SOAs
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Tibco is implementing Service-Oriented Architecture SOA as part of the Tibco Accelerated Value Framework (AVF)

ANT Wins at Telecom Italia
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Telecom Italia has selected ANT's complete IPTV set top box software solution for the deployment of its Alice Home TV service

Telcordia Adds Charger
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Telcordia has launched an integrated Diameter interface to its Telcordia Converged Real-Time Charging solution

Lucent Wins VitalQIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Industry and Construction Bank deploys Lucent's DNS/DHCP VitalQIP software for securely managing IP addresses on its corporate network

BellSouth Expands VOIP Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

BellSouth adds support for rich media conferencing, achieves Rich Media Communications Advanced Technology Provider status from Cisco

Equant Wins Networking Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Finnish forestry giant Metsäliitto Group chooses Equant's Business Everywhere mobility service to connect mobile workers to its IP VPN

Excel Adds Functionality
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Excel Switching adds SIP and ISDN functionality to an enhanced version of its IMG 1010 integrated signaling and media gateway

Picolight Ships VCSEL
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Picolight ships 4-Gbit/s 1310nm vertical cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) transceivers

Ciena Reports Q4, 2005
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Ciena reports 44% year-on-year increase in revenues from $82M to $110.5M in Q4 and a 43% increase to $427.3M for the full year

BT Touts Next-Gen Services
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

BT introduces new broadband and voice services; announces content deals for IPTV with BBC Worldwide, Paramount, and Warner Music Group

Moonv6 Uses Agilent's N2X
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Agilent's N2X multiservices testing kit used in IPv6 interoperability event, Moonv6

cVidya Cuts SOX Costs
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

cVidya participates in TeleManagement Forum's Catalyst project to help firms reduce cost of implementing the Sarbanes Oxley Act

SLT Picks Juniper
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

Sri Lanka Telecom upgrades its network with Juniper M-series multiservice routers

VOIP Inc. Deploys Acme
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2005

VOIP Inc. uses Acme Packet's Net-Net session border controllers to deliver wholesale VOIP services over its VoiceOne network

Convedia, Pactolus Team on IMS
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Pactolus and Convedia collaborate to develop IMS carrier services infrastructure

Net2Phone Posts Q1
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Net2Phone Inc. announced results for the first quarter of fiscal 2006 ended October 31, 2005

Tekelec Wins in Israel
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Tekelec announced that its core convergence switching solution has been selected by MiRS, Israel's iDEN wireless operator

DSL.net Sells ISP
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

DSL.net sells Minneapolis-based ISP Vector Internet Services to focus on its core broadband and VOIP business

Eagle Adds IPTV Mgr
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Eagle Broadband announced the appointment of Brian Morrow as General Manager, IPTV Solutions division effective immediately

Siemens Adds Entone
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Siemens announced the integration of Entone's Hydra IP Video Gateway set-top box as part of the Siemens Surpassr Home Entertainment portfolio

Alcatel Selects MySQL
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

MySQL was selected by Alcatel as a technology partner for development of its future carrier-grade multimedia communication products

Layer 7, Tarari Partner
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Layer 7 has teamed with Tarari to integrate hardware based XSL Transforms (XSLT) acceleration into its SecureSpan line

Intec Posts Annual Results
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Intec today announced its audited results for the year ended 30 September 2005

TIA, CMP Team on Globalcomm
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

To jointly deliver program focused on critical business and technical issues facing enterprise networks at GLOBALCOMM2006

NTT America, Virtela Team
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

NTT America announced the availability of the industry's first IPv6 managed security service in partnership with Virtela

SS8 Tackles IMS
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

SS8 has developed solutions to help carriers address regulatory requirements for the emerging IMS based networks

Zhone Intros VDSL2 Gear
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Zhone announced today its new VDSL2 customer premise equipment and VDSL2 line card for its MALC Next-Generation Broadband Loop Carrier

FTS Buys Viziqor
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Formula Telecom Solutions has completed the acquisition of US based Viziqor

Zhone Sources Chips
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Zhone has chosen Conexant's end-to-end VDSL2 solutions for its new customer premises equipment (CPE) and MALC broadband loop carrier

Cisco Shows Off IMS
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Cisco successfully demonstrated Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC) at its Worldwide Analyst Conference

Spirent Partners on IPv6
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Spirent announced an alliance with v6 Transition to establish the world's foremost IPv6 test center in Northern Virginia

Redknee Unveils MCG
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Redknee announced the general availability of their mCommerce Gateway (MCG)

Sylantro Names Exec
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Sylantro announced the appointment of Ronald Raffensperger as the company's senior vice president, Marketing

Innocor Enhances TestPoint
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Has added OTU1 test capabilities to its TestPoint products for next-generation test equipment

MTS Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Former Bell Canada executive Pierre Blouin named new CEO of Manitoba Telecom Services and MTS Allstream

Inmarsat Launches BGAN Service
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Inmarsat announces launch of its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) delivered via satellites

BT Offers BGAN Service
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Access Network) launch partner BT offers mobile broadband office environment via satellite service

Nildram Scores Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Nildram wins deal with Liverpoolfc.tv to bundle its broadband services with Liverpoolfc.tv's e-Season Ticket

Ryder Targets NA Billing
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

UK-based billing management provider Ryder Systems expands into North America

Fibernet Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

UK network service provider Fibernet reports flat revenues of £11.6M in Q1

Savvis Lands Pfizer Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

Pfizer Health Solutions signs £1.76M contract with Savvis for managed hosting services

KPN Strikes Labor Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

KPN and trade unions ready to sign new collective labor agreement

Dutch State Lowers KPN Stake
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2005

KPN agrees to repurchase 60 million shares from the State of the Netherlands

OSI Claims FTTH Lead
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Recent independent surveys reveal that Optical Solutions has the greatest percentage of FTTH equipment deployments in the nation today

Consultronics Adds Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Consultronics offers the CoLT-450, the first test set of its kind to offer fast and convenient testing of Video over DSL testing

CMTS Market Up 15%
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Worldwide CMTS revenue jumped 15% to $209 million between the second and third quarters, following a 25% increase the previous quarter

FT, ZTE Team on R&D
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

ZTE and France Telecom are paving the way for a long-term partnership to work together on a wide range of sectors

TranSwitch to Buy Mysticom
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

TranSwitch has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mysticom

Siemens Reports on FMC
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Siemens will report on their fixed/mobile convergence (FMC) solution at the Light Reading's “IMS: Blueprint for an Applications Revolution”

Internap Selects FiberNet
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

FiberNet has been selected by Internap to provide low-latency Metro Ethernet Transport services in New York, New Jersey, and Los Angeles

DTI Touts ATCA Blades
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

DTI's two AdvancedTCA node blades, the ATC5231 and ATC5232, are now offered with the Intel Xeon Processor

Enea to Demo Element
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Enea will conduct the first public demonstration of its Element high-availability middleware and application development framework

Pac-West Picks Acme
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Pac-West has deployed Acme Packet’s Net-Net session border controllers to deliver VOIP interconnect services

StarVox Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

StarVox announced today that Thomas E. Rowley has been appointed as the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors

Faztec Intros PON Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Faztec has introduced a Passive Optical Network Test Solution (FMTS-PON Tester) and O/E Transceiver Test Solution (FMTS-ONE Transceiver Tester)

ECI Marks Milestones
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

According to the latest Dell’Oro Group report, ECI is ranked the #2 vendor worldwide for Multiservice Access Concentrators

Cisco Adds App Services
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Cisco announced Application Networking Services as its latest advanced technology

InfiniRoute Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

InfiniRoute announced that Larry Frank has joined the company as its vice president and chief marketing officer

Sonus Opens Op Center
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Sonus opens new operations center in Richardson, Texas as a customer integration and testing facility for its Open Services Partner Alliance (OSPA)

Ikanos Intros VDSL2 Chips
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Ikanos introduces extended reach, low power 100/100 Mbit/s VDSL2 chipsets

Colubris Secures WLAN
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Colubris adds RF management and security features to its intelligent multiservice WLAN system

Con Ed Sells to RCN
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Consolidated Edison sells its telecom subsidiary to RCN for $32M in cash

Infinera Buys Big Bear EDC
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Infinera acquires Big Bear Networks's electronic dispersion compensation assets

Charter Extends Tandberg Rollout
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Charter Communications expands its deployment of the Tandberg Television OpenStream digital services platform for video on demand

AT&T Wins $1.8M VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

AT&T wins three-year, $1.8 million networking contract from electrical components maker Littelfuse

Telrad Wins Triple-Play Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Telrad Networks wins IP/MPLS, triple-play, and network integration project at NewNet in the Republic of Georgia

TCAssociates Resells Genesys
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

TCAssociates signs reseller agreement to distribute Genesys's contact center software to government organizations in the US

Asylum Deploys VOIP for Colliers
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Colliers International implements Asylum's Touch Enterprise for VOIP in its Czech Republic office

Newport Wins Broadnet Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Newport Networks wins contract to provide session border controllers to Broadnet, a broadband Internet carrier in Germany

Fortinet, Navio Named as Pioneers
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Fortinet and Navio are among the Technology Pioneers 2006 named by the World Economic Forum

Virtela Intros Enhanced SLAs
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Virtela launches a series of enhanced service level agreements (SLAs) across its managed network services portfolio

Texas Co-op Picks GB for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Guadalupe Valley Telecommunications Cooperative selects General Bandwidth to deliver VOIP services

China ISP SINA Picks ServGate
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

SINA.com.HK has selected ServGate to provide email filtering for its registered email users

Redback Boasts Report Ranking
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Redback touts Heavy Reading report Heavy Reading ranking it the leading vendor in the report 'IP Video and the New Broadband Edge'

Ericsson to Run 3's Network
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2005

Ericsson to manage 3's 3G mobile network and IT operations in the UK

IXEurope Connects Switz
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

IXEurope has announced significant upgrades to Switzerland's internet exchange

Cable, Broadband Growing
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Worldwide CMTS revenue jumped 15% to $209 million between the second and third quarters, following a 25% increase the previous quarter

MRV Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Kevin Rubin, MRV's Vice President of Finance and Corporate Compliance Officer, has been appointed CFO

Light Reading Hosts TIC
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Eminent industry executives gather to discuss game-changing technologies and future investment opportunities in telecom

Yankee Points to VOIP QOS
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Although still in the early stages of adoption among SMBs and mid-market enterprises, VOIP is gaining momentum according to Yankee Group

Agere Names Quality VP
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Agere announced that Joseph O'Hare has been named Executive Vice President of Total Quality, effective immediately

Reef Point Intros UMA Test
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Reef Point's suite of Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) test tools that provide full end-to-end system integration and test capabilities

LightPointe Wins in Africa
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Kenya Data Networks (KDN) has deployed optical wireless links from LightPointe

3Com Stacks Up VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

3Com introduced the industry's first stackable LAN (local area network) switch

Avago Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Avago announced the appointment of Mercedes Johnson to the position of chief financial officer

Telemar Picks Net2Phone
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Telemar has selected Net2Phone as its outsourced VoIP solutions provider for residential broadband

NetClarity Files Patent
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

NetClarity has filed a patent application for preemptive, proactive protection of VOIP networks

Cingular Deploys Kodiak
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Cingular has deployed the Kodiak Real-Time Exchange (RTX) System

NMS Targets IP Video
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

NMS is enabling application developers to build cost-effective, IP video over broadband applications

Tatara Adds Mobile VOIP
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Tatara's Converged Mobile VOIP solution to enable nomadic VOIP services using a subscriber's mobile phone number across any IP network

Forum Intros XML Box
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Forum announced the availability of Forum Vantage XML Accelerator, a new product designed to provide XML acceleration across networks

RSA to Acquire Cyota
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

RSA has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cyota, a company that delivers online security and anti-fraud solutions

F5 Flies Dragonair
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (Dragonair) has chosen F5's FirePass to be an integral element of Dragonair's SSL VPN deployment

Sonus Targets Voice
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Sonus announced the release of the Sonus-certified Consumer Voice over Broadband (c-VOBB) Solution

Enigma Debuts HybriCore
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Enigma's HybriCore was developed with the high demands of triple play applications in mind

DTI Intros ATCA Blade
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

The ATC5232 and the ATS2148 provide an InfiniBand based fabric for high performance blade systems utilizing the ATCA open architecture standard

Wave7, Cedar Team
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Cedar Point and Wave7 announced the completion of interoperability testing

Newport Moves on Taiwan
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Newport has signed a distribution agreement with CTC Union of Taiwan to attack the booming Taiwan broadband service provider market

Conexant Wins at STB
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Humax has incorporated several of the Conexant's chips in a new satellite receiver being deployed by DIRECTV in the US

Alcatel Wins Saudi Contract
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Saudi Telecom awards IP DSLAM contract to Alcatel for 180,000 ports

QoSmetrics Adds Testing
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

QoSmetrics announces its V-Factor technology can be integrated into set-top boxes for IPTV performance analysis

NEC Neva Distributes Teledata
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Teledata Networks Partners with NEC Neva to distribute its BroadAccess multiservice access gateways in Russia

Aussie ISP Picks Ericsson
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

New ISP Regional Internet Australia uses Ericsson's EDA DSL equipment to build its network

EQT Sells Com Hem
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

EQT signs agreement with the Carlyle Group and Providence Equity Partners to sell Swedish triple-play provider com hem

Brix Unveils Tester
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Launches enhanced IP video quality algorithm, Brix Video Quality Index

Intel Touts $250M
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Intel establishes $250M India venture fund to acclerate growth in cellular communications, broadband applications, and wireless tech

Adelphia Picks Sandvine
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Adelphia is deploying Sandvine's award-winning solutions across its North American network

Swisscom Ends Eircom Talks
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

Swisscom bows to government pressure and breaks off takeover talks with eircom; to draw up new strategy including privatization

NTL Approaches Virgin Mobile
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

NTL confirms approach to Virgin Mobile; Virgin considers response

WWP Raises Another $25.5M
News Wire Feed | 12/5/2005

World Wide Packets raises additional $25.5M in venture financing

JDSU Prepares Reverse Split
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

The results of the company's annual shareholders meeting include approval of a reverse split for the stock

Sunrise Narrows Guidance
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Sunrise has requested and obtained a hearing before a Listing Qualifications Panel of The Nasdaq Stock Market

Skype Adds Video
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Skype released the beta version of Skype 2.0, designed for greater ease of use, integrated video calling, and enhanced features

Alcatel Invests in 2Wire
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Alcatel has agreed to acquire a 25 percent stake in 2Wire, a pioneer in home broadband network solutions

Fibernet OKs Approach
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Fibernet Group confirms it has received 'a very preliminary approach which the board believes is highly unlikely to lead to an offer'

NTT America Integrates IP
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

NTT shifts its Global IP Network and Enterprise Hosting businesses from Verio to NTT America to integrate them with private network services

BT Advances 21CN Trial
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

BT says 3M customer calls have been carried over an IP link in the latest phase of its 21st Century Network trials

Fluke Buys Visual Networks
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Acquisition strengthens Fluke's position in monitoring and analysis of enterprise networks and expands presence into managed services marketplace

Intelliden Does R&D in NI
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Intelliden establishes new $5.5M European R&D center in Belfast with joint funding from Invest Northern Ireland

Skype Uses Logitech, On2
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Logitech to provide Skype-certified Webcams and headsets for Skype Video, which uses On2 TrueMotion video codecs

Ericsson Upgrades SPT to ADSL2+
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Vietnamese operator Saigon Postel (SPT) selects as main supplier for its network upgrade to ADSL2+

Level 3 Completes Sale
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Level 3 completes sale of its IT infrastructure management outsourcing subsidiary, (i)Structure

BellSouth Restructures
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

BellSouth announces a new operational structure effective January 1, 2006 as part of its broadband transformation

SeaChange Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Revenues for the quarter were $35.3M, 17% lower than last fiscal year's third quarter revenues of $42.6M

CSG Extends EchoStar Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

CSG signs new three-year agreement to provide billing and customer care software to EchoStar Communications

Ericsson Wins Optical Deal
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

Ericsson selected by VIBO Telecom to deploy next-generation optical metro network in Taiwan

KPN to Buy Nozema
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2005

KPN to acquire Nozema's Radio and Television activities for €75M

Lynx Wins in Russia
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Rostelecom, Russia's national telecommunications operator, has placed a major order for Lynx photonic systems to protect its DWDM links

Juniper Completes Funk Buy
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Juniper completes the purchase of the authentication startup

Finisar Posts Q2
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Finisar reported its financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2005

Finisar Buys Transponders
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Finisar has acquired all of the optical transponder assets of Big Bear Networks for $1.9 million in cash

Cavium Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Cavium announced the addition of Kris Chellam to the Cavium Networks Board of Directors, effective immediately

Net Security Tops $1B
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Quarterly worldwide network security appliances and software revenue was up 1% to $1 billion between 2Q05 and 3Q05, according to Infonetics

Juniper Maintains Share
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Juniper has maintained its #2 position in the Service Provider Edge Routing category for more than 12 consecutive quarters

Juniper Expands in Mexico
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Juniper announced the expansion of its channel program, with the availability of its J-Partner program for resellers in Mexico

Optical Market Holds
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

The worldwide optical network hardware market had a flat third quarter, but is expected to finish up 16% for the year, according to Infonetics

8el Intros Low-Cost ISP
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

8el is now adding Internet access to its expanding range of communications services

Agilent Becomes Avago
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Avago was created as a result of the acquisition of Agilent Technologies Inc.'s Semiconductor Products Group by KKR and Silver Lake

UTStarcom, BSNL Team
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

UTStarcom has signed an expansion contract with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL)

Kaiser Develops UltraSpec
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Kaiser Optical Systems introduces the UltraSpec-HT1350 ultra high dispersion volume phase grating for telecom

VocalTec Retains Listing
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

VocalTec receives notification it can continue to trade on the Nasdaq following its transaction with Tdsoft

Infonetics: IP PBX Market Up 10%
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

IP PBX revenue jumped 10% between 2Q05 and 3Q05, reaching almost $1.7 billion, Infonetics says

Carrier VOIP Market Tops $631M
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Softswitches, Class 5 packet switches, and application servers drive carrier VOIP market to $631.5M in Q3 according to Infonetics

China Telecom Selects Cisco
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

China Telecom selects Cisco's CRS-1 for its ChinaNet IP NGN

IPTV Not Yet Killer App
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

IPTV isn't a killer application yet, but there's plenty of room for growth, says Point Topic

EC Gives Belgacom M&A OK
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

European Commission gives clearance to Belgacom's acquisition of Telindus

Emcali Chooses ZTE
News Wire Feed | 12/1/2005

Emcali has chosen ZTE to provide the infrastructure for its upgraded Softswitch-based NGN

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