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Sorrento Makes Belgian Sale
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2001

Belgacom to deploy Sorrento's GigaMux optical transport system

Syndesis Signs Up CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2001

Former Tech Data executive John Lochow named President and Chief Executive Officer

Broadlight Names Iftach Ifhar CFO
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2001

As CFO and VP of operations, Ifhar will be responsible for strategic financial and operational development at the startup

Foundry Releases 'IronView'
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2001

IronView Network Manager, a next-gen network management platform for its enterprise, service provider, and metro provider customers

ZettaCom Announces OC192 Components
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2001

The ZEN-TSP TDM Service Processor is a component of ZettaCom's Universal Switch Architecture

GTS Witholds Dividends
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2001

Won't pay dividends on its 7-1/4 percent cumulative convertible preferred stock this quarter

Avanex Revises Q3 Outlook
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Expects sales in the Q3 of fiscal year 2001 to be approximately $41 million, less than previously projected

Light Reading Slices & Dices the Market
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Publishes "Optical Taxonomy," a dissection of the next-generation telecom equipment market

Zolo Attacks DWDM Market
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Launches 40-channel, grating-based, single-input DWDM product

Spielvogel Named Optisphere CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Jost Spielvogel has been a senior executive at Siemens; COO and CTO appointments complete management team

European TV-Over-Fiber Net Launches
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Carrier1 and Net Insight team to provide professional broadband services to TV and media companies in Europe's major cities

Con Ed Communications Debuts
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Announces March launch of colocation facility in Manhattan; $10M strategic relationship with EurekaGGN

Network Processing Forum Formed
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

To speed next-gen equipment development through common hardware and software specs

Siemens to Trial Codeon Modulators
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Siemens has chosen Codeon's 10-Gbit/s and 40-Gbit/s high-speed optical modulators for a field trial

JDS Uniphase Announces Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Reducing its global workforce by approximately 3,000 people; intends to continue to hire in its high-growth product areas

Ahee to Be Nexsi VP
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

David Ahee, from Unisphere Networks, joins Nexsi Corp. as VP of sales

fSona Ships Optical Wireless Gear
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

SONAbeam series promises reliable, high bandwidth, wireless network access for last-mile communications

NetLogic, Xelerated Team on OC768
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

To combine NetLogic's search engines with Xelerated's net processors to speed the release of 40-Gbit/s data plane solutions

Agility Partners With Network Photonics
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Agility will provide tunable lasers for Network Photonics' next gen metro technology

Bookham Funds Research Centre
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2001

Nottingham University becomes first Bookham Technology funded center for optoelectronic education and research

Intel to Acquire VxTel for $550 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Acquisition brings Intel voice-over-packet technology for optical networks

WaveSmith Announces 1st Product
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

WaveForm Architecture addresses multiservice switching

Lucent Wins $20M Shanghai Contract
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Providing Shanghai Telecom with optical networking products, including the WaveStarBandWidth Manager, DACS, and ADM 16/1

Onetta Cops $56 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

HarbourVest Partners led the Series B financing round for the startup subsystem vendor

Agere Unveils MEMS Optical Switch Bit
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

64x64 3D module combines scaleable architecture with fully integrated control electronics in small-form-factor housing

Verio, 360networks Ink $30M Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Verio expands its backbone using 360 networks' global circuits

MFN Announces Dutch Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Fortis Group to lease fiber optic infrastructure from Metromedia Fiber Network in the Netherlands

Redback Wins Swedish Contract
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Telia to deploy Redback Networks' Subscriber Management Technology throughout its European broadband network

Ciena Picks N. American Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Names Barbara Blanck, formerly at Global One, Vice President, North American Sales

Foundry Upgrades Layer 3 Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

New BigIron gigabit Ethernet modules and IronWare software release 7.2

Chorum to Supply Nortel
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Startup has signed supply agreements to provide its PolarWave Optical Slicer filters to Nortel Networks

Optical Switch Ships Products
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Startup claims low insertion loss for Kaleidoscope and Fiberkey optical switch modules

Iolon Secures $53M Second Round
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2001

Corning among investors in tunable laser startup

Nortel Sued for Stock Fraud
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2001

Complaint alleges that defendants repeatedly issued statements that overstated sales growth and revenues

Lucent Secures $6.5B Credit Line
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2001

Including $4.5 billion of new 364-day credit facilities arranged by J. P. Morgan and Salomon Smith Barney

Sigma Networks Launches With $435M
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2001

To offer carriers and hosted ASPs a complete range of broadband fiber optic services; Reed Hundt to chair

Virata Releases MPLS Software
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2001

MPLS 4.6, the newest version of its Performance Optimized MPLS Software Solution Suite

Alcatel Ships Fiber to Texas
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2001

To deliver 100,000km of optical fiber, allowing bandwidth capabilities in excess of 10 Mbit/s, to Grande Communications

Cenix and PerkinElmer to Partner
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2001

For the joint development of 10- and 40-Gbit/s high-speed receivers

Oplink Offers Raman Components
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

Suite of products for Raman amplifiers includes combiners, isolators, couplers, and hybrid modules

Marconi to Fund Texas A&M Lab
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

$1 million gift will enable university to launch virtual networking lab

TriLink Unveils 10-Gig Modulator
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

The OC192 return-to-zero (RZ) modulator has a bandwidth up to 12GHz

360networks Lights European Stretch
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

It has lit 6,100 kilometers of its fiber optic network spanning the U.K., France, Germany, and The Netherlands

Siemens to Buy Efficient Networks
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

Siemens to acquire global DSL leader Efficient Networks Inc. for $1.5 billion

ShanDong ZiBo Deploys Marconi
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

ShanDong ZiBo Telecom, part of China Telecom, is to install 10-Gbit/s optical technology from Marconi

Israeli Startup Gets $1.3M From ADC
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

ADC Telecommunications invests in VManage, a provider of broadband network management platforms

BandX Launches NY Minutes Exchange
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

Allows U.S. carriers to anonymously buy and sell international wholesale voice traffic

BigBucks for BigBangwidth
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2001

Startup secures first round of financing for $3 million from VC firm TechnoCap

CableNet Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Robert Loewen, most recently with eCopper, this week joined CableNet International as Vice President, Global Market Development

Brocade Enjoys $165M Q1
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Compared to $42.7 million reported in Q1 of fiscal 2000 and $132.1 million reported in Q4 of fiscal 2000

JDSU Buys Systems Maker
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

OPA designs and manufactures automated and semi-automated systems for the manufacture of fiber optic components and modules

ADC Boasts Record Q1 Sales
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Sales of $805 million, up 36%; record first-quarter sales in all three major business groups

Velio Moves, Expands Its HQ
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

52,000 square-foot Milpitas office is four times the size of the space Velio previously occupied in San Jose

Finisar Posts Record Q3
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Total revenues were a $64.8 million, up 293% from the third quarter of fiscal 2001

Agilent Reports $2.8 Billion Q1
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Up 26 percent over the year-ago quarter; earnings before goodwill of $205 million, up 43 percent

Swiss Startup Scores $7 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

GigaTera, a company developing components for next-gen optical nets, has gotten financing from Broadband Capital and JK&B Capital

Avalon Signs Ex-Norteler
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Dr. Heinz Meier, until recently sales and marketing director at Nortel, Switzerland, appointed to Avalon's Board

Nortel Spews News
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Announces agreements with Cegetel, Motorola, Mitsubishi, Samsung, PrairieComm, Webraska, MapInfo at 3GSM World Congress

Bandwidth9 Lures JDSU Sales Exec
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Former JDS Uniphase Sales and Marketing Director Jake Weise joins Bandwidth9 as Vice President of Marketing

AMCC Enhances Chipset
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

S7022 and S7025 chipset can be used with other AMCC devices to provide optical backplane solutions ranging from OC3 to XAUI rates

Tellabs Launches Radio Access Solution
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Works with Tellabs' MartisDXX platform and combines its R-2 radios with Nokia's Hopper microwave access radios

Tektronix, Ultra Fast Ink License Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Tektronix has reached an agreement with Ultra Fast Optical Systems for an option to license its patented optical switching inventions

Infonetics: Next-Gen Voice to Hit $6B
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Worldwide revenues for next-gen voice products totaled $386M in 2000 and are forecasted to total $6B in 2004

MFN Completes Alidian Trials
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Alidian Optical Equipment completes testing with Metromedia Fiber Network for use in multiservice metro networks

Infonetics Sees Hardware Boom
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Revenues for SP core and edge hardware are seen to reach $50.6B in 2004; intelligent optical network hardware to reach $8.52B in 2001

Versatel Goes With Cisco
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Dutch Carrier to deploy Cisco's DPT technology

Cisco's Packet Gear Deployed in China
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Henan Telecom, a subsidiary of China Telecom, will be deploying Cisco’s Dynamic Packet Transport (DPT) solution

Chorum Appoints 4 VPs
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Michael Decelle, Ali Haider, George Simpson Jr., and Daniel Rabun

PMC-Sierra Intros Packet Processor
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

ClassiPI processor provides Layers 2 through 7 classification for gigabit Ethernet and OC48 applications

Alcatel Selects I-Cube Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Will use I-Cube's IQX320 high-speed Crosspoint Switch IC in a new family of optical gateways

Florida Community to Get Fibered
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2001

Optical Solutions' FiberPath optical fiber-to-the-home will be deployed in a planned residential community in Daytona Beach

Nortel Explains "Option Activity"
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

John Roth says Bill Conner and Chahram Bolouri "acted with total integrity."

Entridia Teams With Lara Networks
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Announce compatibility between Entridia’s wire-speed packet forwarding ASICs and Lara’s network database search engine devices

Aura Extends Metro Reach
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Announces family of products capable of extending optical fiber up to 200km over fast Ethernet and 70km over gigabit Ethernet

Startup Develops Fast InP Process
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

GTRAN Inc. claims world's fastest semiconductor commercial process for 40-Gbit/s Sonet products

Alcatel Lands Big China Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Contract with China Telecom in excess of $30 million for the largest digital crossconnect network ever built in Asia

Cisco Announces New Router
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

The Cisco 7600 Optical Services Router

360networks to Acquire NetRail
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

To purchase NetRail Inc., a Tier 1 wholesale IP service provider, in an all-stock transaction

Cox Deploys Emperative Software
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

$1 million deal for Emperative's ProvEn provisioning engine and Cable Modem Express

Lucent Intros Optical Wireless Solution
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

WaveStar Wireless Network Solution includes optical systems from Bell Labs

Broadcom Unveils 'System on a Chip'
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Integrates all the electronics required for an entire Sonet OC48 line card on a single chip

Atrica Opens Silicon Valley HQ
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

A 22,000 square foot facility in Santa Clara

Qwest Completes $3.25B Debt Sale
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Has completed the sale of $3.25 billion of Senior Notes in a Rule 144A offering

C&W Enhances SLAs
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Enhanced Service Levels global.net extended to Europe

JDSU Wins MEMS Certification
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

JDS Uniphase's MEMS division wins TL 9000 hardware certification from the QuEST Forum

Ebone Names North American President
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Gerard Caccappolo, who helped found the first European IP backbone, heads back home

Emperative Wins Order
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2001

Cox to use its software for automated activation of customers' cable modems

Allied Riser Cuts Workforce
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2001

Building LEC sheds 140

Fujitsu Wins Dynegy Order
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2001

Will supply DWDM systems for "first nationwide optically switched data network"

Metro-Optix Shipping CityStream Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2001

Metro optical networking platform for service providers shipping to customers; R&D and manufacturing facility completed

VC Joins Nanovation Board
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2001

Daniel Dorman, chairman and president of D.J. Dorman & Co. and president of Princeton Capital Fund

Cogent Takes Fiber to the Tenements
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2001

Inks deal with Rudin Management Co. to equip 16 commercial properties in New York City with all-optical 100-Mbit/s Internet access

Corning Reaffirms Guidance
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2001

In the face of weakening fiber and photonics markets

Ceragon Announces Gig-Ether System
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2001

Claims the world's first high-frequency gigabit Ethernet system, the FibeAir 10000

Nauticus Has $12.5M Round One
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2001

Charles River Ventures, Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners fund Internet infrastructure startup

Qwest CEO Schedules Stock Sale
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2001

Joseph Nacchio intends to sell stock issued upon the exercise of 6.1 million options he was granted in June 1997

Ebone Penetrates England
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2001

Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, and Nottingham join its European fiber optic network

Nortel Lowers Estimates
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

NT slashes first-quarter expectations

Physical Optics Spinoff Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

Burt Walker appointed president and CEO of Broadata Communications

Silicon Access Announces Design Ware
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

iFlow Programming Environment (iPE) and iFlow Reference Software (iRS) to speed 10-gig products to market

ONI Offers OPTX Portal Package
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

OPTX Management Portal software to enable virtual private optical networks

BTI Photonics Funding Hits US$7.8M
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

To use funds to develop modules and components for the DWDM market; investors include BCE Capital, Lucent Venture Partners, and Primaxis

Ciena Chalks Up $352M First Quarter
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

Adjusted net income of $0.18 per diluted share; Level 3 announced as new MultiWave CoreDirector customer

Ai Metrix Upgrades Service Provisioning
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

Announces NetActivator Version 2, a simplified method for automating the provisioning process of complex, disparate networks

Fiber Optic Cable Market: $24 Billion
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

Global cable deployment reached $24.4 billion in 2000, according to a report from ElectroniCast

Sierra Monolithics Gets $14 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2001

Designing chips with IBM for 40-Gbit/s optical networking gear; funding led by Storm Ventures and US Venture Partners

Global Crossing Beats Expectations
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

Reports net loss of $2.11 per share on $5,160 million revenues in year 2000

Empyrean to Deploy LMGR Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

Empyrean Communications will employ Light Management Group's fiber-optical switch over its broadband networks

Cablefree Penetrates Africa
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

More than 50 Cablefree Solutions optical laser links to be operational in South Africa by early spring

Yo! FONS Scores $27.5M
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

Fiber Optic Network Solutions Corp.'s round two funding led by Oak Investment Partners, with Morgenthaler Ventures and Intel Capital

OpNet, GN Nettest to Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

To offer integrated planning and test solutions for MPLS and PNNI

New Focus Unveils Long-Haul Laser
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

PowerTune delivers 20 milliwatts of optical power across the entire C-band

Metromedia Fiber Lighting Network
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

The first 10,000 miles of its 18,000-route mile domestic long-haul optical backbone

Optical Switch Expands Team
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

Sue Agopian will serve as VP of worldwide sales and Phillip Congdon will serve as senior technical advisor to the CEO

Quantum and Corning Team Up
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

Quantum Bridge has identified Corning Cable Systems as its preferred provider of passive optical network infrastructure solutions

Qwest Opens Texas 'CyberCenter'
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

To offer Web hosting and managed applications services in conjunction with IBM

Accelerated Networks Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

Gary J. Sbona appointed chairman and CEO, will replace founder Suresh Nihalani

Finisar Announces Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

FTRX, the industry's first 10-gigabit Ethernet serial optical transceivers

Bookham Reports $12.7M Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2001

Sales of higher-margin DWDM widgets now account for 35% of revenue

JDSU, SDL Make it Legal
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Sale of JDSU's Zurich subsidiary to Nortel Networks also completed

Nanovation Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Bob Chaney has been acting CEO since July 2000, before which he was senior VP of marketing and business development

ADC Intros Services Suite
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Adaptive Communications Services, a portfolio of hardware, software, and professional services for next-gen broadband

Sycamore Reports Strong Q2
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Revenues were $149.2M, an increase of 414% over the $29M in the same period last year

$60M to Fuel IntelliSpace Expansion
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Investors in its series B financing round include J.P. Morgan Partners, Weston Presidio, and Cabletron Systems

GiantLoop Lassos $120 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Series C funding from Greylock Partners, Pilot House Ventures, Nortel Networks, 360networks, Sycamore Networks, and others

ONI Buys Piece of Finisar
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

ONI will acquire technology and other assets associated with Finisar's Opticity product line

ADC CEO 2B VC
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Bill Cadogan, chairman and CEO at telecom equipment maker ADC, is joining St. Paul Venture Capital as a general partner

Lightwave AWGs Pass Telcordia Muster
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Pass Telcordia GR1221 and GR1209 qualification tests for 40-channel Arrayed Waveguide Gratings

Nortel Scores $100M China Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

12-month agreement includes delivery and installation of a 15,000km long-haul network for China Telecom

Williams Goes Distance With Corvis
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

World’s first 6,400km terrestrial transmission without electrical regeneration

Xtera Xploits the S-Band
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2001

Demos multichannel 10-Gbit/s transmission through standard singlemode fiber using cascaded discrete Raman amplifiers in the S-band

Ex-Lucent Honcho Joins MOEC
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Thomas H. Wessel, Lucent's former director of optoelectronics package manufacturing and engineering, named manufacturing VP

BT OKs ADVA DWDM
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

ADVA gets 3-year contract from BT Ignite for its DWDM optical access platform FSP-II

Agilent Augments Test Capabilities
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

New family of high-power (+13 dBm), DFB laser-source modules aims to reduce testing costs in R&D and manufacturing

Edgeflow Building Its Roster
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Recent recruits include Michael Gassewitz from SpaceBridge, and Denis Gallant and Alain Brazeau from Alcatel

Opto Speed Expands in Europe
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Opens packaging facility in Mezzovico; research facility in Rome and manufacturing facility in Ruschlikon to open soon

Accordian Intros 'OnsitePOP' Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Broadband multiservices platform integrates the functionality of a Layer 3+ switch, edge router, QOS engine, and IP service switch

Marvell Markets Marvelous Gizmo
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

3.125-Gbit SERDES for the 10-gig Ethernet, Sonet/SDH, Infiniband, Fibre Channel, and high-speed serial backplane markets

Swedes Get Ethernet to the Home
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Swedish telco Skanova taps Ericsson and Extreme Networks for deployment of broadband access to residential market

Redback @Home in Holland
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Redback Networks SMS technology deployed in @Home Benelux's Netherlands broadband network

Vitesse Expands Optoelectronic Suite
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Adds 3.125-Gbit/s, low-cost laser drivers, limiting amps, and TIAs

Gore, Agilent, Mitel Agree on Standard
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

W. L. Gore & Associates, Agilent Technologies, and Mitel agree to common standard for 12-channel parallel optic modules

Lucent to Supply Verizon Global Net
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Optical systems, data products, software, and services for a telecom network linking the U.S. with Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Dr. Heatley Joins Teem
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Dr. David Heatley appointed Teem Photonics' VP for North America

Chorum Names Four VPs
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

For corporate development; technology and product development; global operations; and general counsel and secretary

'First FBGs with 25 GHz Spacing'
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2001

Southampton Photonics says it's shipping components that can cram 320 wavelengths into a fiber

ITU Approves Optical Standards
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2001

Two standards - G.709 and G.959.1 - help pave the way towards multi-vendor optical networks.

ITU Agrees on DSL Standards
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2001

Includes standard which targets low cost business connections

Lucent Responds to WSJ Report
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2001

Reported SEC investigation "is not new news."

Optical Solutions Launches Fiber Net
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2001

With Daniel Island Media Co., to offer fiber-to-the-home in Charleston, S.C.

Redback Biggie Named Procket CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2001

Randall J. Kruep, senior VP of Worldwide Customer Operations for Redback Networks, will begin with Procket in March

Redback Redraws Sales Team
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2001

The domestic and international sales team will be led by Richard Bibb, customer service by David Hare

Oplink Announces China Growth
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2001

Expansion of facilities in Zhuhai, Shanghai, and Chengdu to 800,000 total square feet by the end of 2001

Radiant Names Marketing Boss
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Terry Markwardt joins Radiant Photonics as Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing

VIPswitch Adds to Management
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Michael Di Paolo, ex-FastComm, is Director, Product Management; Roch Marleau, ex-Nortel, is Director, Product Marketing

ONI Reports Strong 4th Quarter
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Revenue increases 84% over third Quarter; total customers increase to 16

Bandwidth9 Plans Tunable Filter
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

MetroFlex tunable optical filters for use in DWDM metropolitan area networks

Optical Access Names Sales Czar
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

James P. Goodman, formerly a Lucent executive, to be senior vice-president of worldwide sales and marketing

Corning Expanding in Italy
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Could be too much pasta

Qwest to Declare Dividend
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Intends to pay a dividend of five cents per share on its common stock on or before June 30, 2001

Nexsi Appoints Stephen Cordial CFO
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Former Xylan and PMC-Sierra CFO brings experience in leading companies to successful IPOs

WorldCom Announces Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Revenues of $5.9 billion, 35 cents EPS

OIF Creates Carrier Working Group
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

To foster and address carrier-specific technical recommendations

Agilent Employing AVS Software
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Using AVS/Express software in its 8614X-series optical spectrum analyzers

Concord Offers Management Software
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

eHealth SPV 4.8 offers scaleability of 1 million elements, OSS integration and new support for DSL and IP VPN services

Kopin, Rockwell Join on Widgets
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

To develop indium phosphide heterojunction bipolar transistors

Ai Metrix Teams With Siemens
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Software firm chosen by Siemens Carrier Networks to drive its network management core for the SieBOSS platform

NEC Wins Taiwan Contract
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2001

Incumbent carrier orders DWDM and SDH backbone, plus microwave gear

Multiplex Opens Designplex
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

San Jose R&D facility will enable Multiplex to dramatically reduce its new product development times

Flag Reports Strong 2000 Returns
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

Cash revenues were $596.4M for the full year; adjusted EBITDA for the full year was $506.4M

Verizon Goes Global
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

Parisians expect phone bills to soar

Quantum Bridge Upgrades Access System
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

New features include ATM networking, ATM/TDM gateway, and dedicated high bandwidth services

Astracon Has $25M Round Two
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

Lead investors include Geocapital and Cisco

Ceragon Intros Wireless Mux
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

Enables three DS3 or E3 high-speed connections to be aggregated and transported over a single OC3 wireless communications link

Corona Optical Corrals $6.9 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

Funding for optical technology startup comes from Intel Capital and the Geometry Group

Ciena, McCleod Close $200M Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

McLeodUSA selects Ciena MultiWave CoreDirector for deployment on its One Functional Network

Blue Sky Opens on Optical Market
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

EDFA pump modules, optical switches, programmable lasers, and more to be released in 2001/2002 by Blue Sky Research

Corvis Expands Product Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2001

CorWave XL and CorWave XF products will deliver ultra-high capacity for terrestrial (XL) and festoon (XF) links

XO Issues Year-End Results
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Total revenue grew to $253.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2000, ended December 31

Aevia Declares Alidian Certifiable
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Aevia has certified Alidian's Optical Service Network DWDM systems for interoperability with equipment from Extreme and Foundry

GiantLoop Picks New CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

New CEO Mark Ward and COO Jim Sullivan; current CEO Harry Dixon to continue as chairman

Cisco Reports 2Q Results
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2001 were $6.75 billion

Wave7 Names Software Director
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Mike Smith, ex-Ciena, is appointed Director of Software Engineering

Boca Photonics Gets $3 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Also announces development of a complete service control solution for optical mesh networks

HD FiberSystems Offers DWDM Modules
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

200GHz 16-channel and 100GHz 32-channel DWDM rack modules

Codeon Raises 37 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

New investors include Mustang Ventures, Amerindo, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and Deutsche Bank Alex Brown

Worldview Announces $1B Venture Fund
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Worldview IV exceeded firm's goals

JDSU, SDL Merger OK'd by Justice Dept.
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

To sell Zurich subsidiary to Nortel Networks and expand supply relationship

Nortel to Buy Swiss JDSU Plant
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Will pay $2.5B in its common shares on closing, as well as up to an estimated $500M in its common shares after December 31, 2003

Ciena Completes Secondary Offering
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

Public offering of 11M shares of common stock at a per share price of $83.50 and the sale of $600 million of 3.75% convertible notes

Optillion Opens R&D Office
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

With the new office in Gothenburg, Sweden, Optillion gets proximity to Chalmers University of Technology

PMC-Sierra Intros Inverse ATM Muxes
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

S/UNI-IMA-84 provides over 10-times density improvement for T1/E1 ATM inverse multiplexer designs

Force10 Hires Juniper, Cisco Execs
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2001

John Jendricks, ex Juniper, becomes VP of biz dev. Steve Mullaney, ex Cisco, becomes VP of marketing

Yipes Closes $200M C Round
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Already the subject of previous announcements ($139M in October and $174M at end 2000)

Agilent Adds S-Band Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Agilent 81480A is aimed at manufacturers and developers of passive optical components covering the 1370 to 1480 nm range

Harmonic Cuts 100 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Ten percent workforce reduction is expected to result in a one-time charge of approximately $800,000 in Q1 2001

Lehman Brothers Exec Joins MOEC Board
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Michael S. Castleman joins optical components manufacturer Molecular OptoElectronics Corp.

Tellabs Opens Finnish R&D Center
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Will focus on developing broadband access solutions for tomorrow's converged networks

Entridia Intros Dual OC48 ASIC
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Forte, the industry's first dual full-duplex OC48c configurable wire-speed packet-forwarding engine for optical multiservice platforms

Qwest to Deploy Redback Switches
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

A multi-year, multimillion-dollar contract for the Redback SmartEdgeT 800

Agilent con Lecce
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Agreement with Italian university supports R&D program in photonic technologies and devices for fiber optic communications

Mindspeed Offers Packet Ring Solution
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

CX29950 RingMaker ring processing unit offers up to 5 Gbit/s of data throughput on a pair of OC48 RPR network rings

Newport Buys Automator
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Design Technology Corp., a systems integrator specializing in robotics and flexible automation solutions for manufacturing

Coree Networks Raises $30 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Fourth member of the Iris Group of optical startups will focus on core packet switching systems

PMC-Sierra Offers Mux Solutions
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

S/UNI-IMA-84 offers over 10-times density improvement for T1/E1 ATM inverse multiplexer designs

NetLogic Lands $18 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Second round of funding led by Sevin Rosen

Atrica Raises $18M From Carriers
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

Prospective customers kick in on second round

Narus Intros Broadband Solutions
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2001

A series of solution packages targeted at the broadband access, broadband transport, and data services market segments

Kestrel Acquires UK Software Co.
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2001

It's acquiring Net Monitor, the company that developed Kestrel's element management software

Bandwidth9 Expands in Georgia
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2001

Optical subsystem plant grows to 50,000 square feet

HD FiberSystems Intros DWDM Modules
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2001

200GHz 4- and 8-channel DWDM modules promise the lowest insertion loss and polarization-dependent loss in the current market

Robots Invade Hoosier Sewers!
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2001

CityNet robots deliver broadband networks through Indianapolis sewers. Klaatu barada nikto!

Qwest Wins $100M Schools Contract
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2001

To provide every public school in Arizona with high-speed Internet access by the end of 2003

Alliance Fiber Optic Posts Q4 Returns
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2001

4Q'00 revenues of $8.8 million, 254% higher than year-ago quarter

Nortel Offering US$1.5B in Notes
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2001

6.125% notes which mature on February 15, 2006. The offering is expected to close on February 8, 2001

Sycamore, Storm Telecom Ink $100M Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2001

Sycamore will supply SN 16000 Intelligent Optical Switches and SN 8000 Metro Core transport platforms for Storm's buildout

Optical Solutions' Fiber-to-the-Cornbelt
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2001

Iowa carrier selects FiberPath platform -- fiber to the home for voice, video, and high-speed data

Lucent Chooses China Chief
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2001

Appoints Michael Kwan as COO of China operations; establishes regional structure to expand business growth

Mantra Upgrades Management Software
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2001

Version 3.0 Intelligent Resource Exchange (IRX), a yield management software solution for broadband service providers

WorldCom Chooses Ericsson Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2001

ENGINE is an open platform that provides WorldCom with a single multiservice network

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