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EXFO Introduces NanoRobot System
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

High-performance nanoalignment system for photonics component development facilitates lab-to-production transfer

Quantum Photonics Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Ed Miskovic is appointed Vice President of Marketing & Business Development

Nortel Makes Board Changes
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Nortel dissolves the Office of the Chief Executive, along with several other changes in the makeup of the Board of Directors

Blue Sky Shrinks Pump Module
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Blue Sky's EPM980 Coolerless EDFA Pump Module has a compact footprint that enables the replacement of standard butterfly devices

FCC Calls Verizon on Merger Violation
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Fed sides with Global NAPs in a complaint that Verizon violated one of the conditions of the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE

Peregrine Unveils Optical Engine
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Peregrine Semiconductor announces 10-Gbit/s Quad VCSEL transceiver optical engine

Nortel Declares Dividends
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

The board of directors of Nortel declared preferred share dividends, the amount of which is yet to be determined

Riverstone Predicts Small Loss in Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Preliminary fourth quarter results indicate company will break even or suffer a slight loss; cutbacks in store

Alcatel Targets Metro
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Alcatel Optronics introduces new miniaturized optical transmitters and receivers at 2.5 Gbit/s, targeting metro applications

Net.com Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Net.com announced that Nicholas S. Thomas has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Carrier Sales in the Americas

Opnet Goes to War
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Dept. of Defense gives Opnet $3.2 million to enhance NETWARS, an app for analyzing defense-related network communications

SBC Cheers Tauzin-Dingell
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

SBC calls House vote a big win for American consumers, hopes strong support has sent a message to the Senate

Sprint Slams Tauzin-Dingell
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Sprint 'disappointed' by the bill's passage but encouraged by the appearance of strong opposition

Verizon Applauds Tauzin-Dingell
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Verizon VP calls House bill a 'victory for every American consumer'

Qwest Commends Tauzin-Dingell
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Qwest commends the House for passing Tauzin-Dingell, seeing a level playing field in Internet access market

Ignis Gets $30 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Has completed a 2-stage financing with Storm Ventures, Morgenthaler, InterWest Partners, and Centerpoint Venutures

KPNQwest VPNs Continent
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2002

Has signed a contract with online travel company Opodo to provide a multisite IP VPN connecting sites across Europe

Agilent Changes COOs
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Agilent Technologies' COO Alain Couder to leave company; Bill Sullivan named COO

XO Abandons European Operations
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

XO confirms the sale of its European ISP business, but keeps the details top-secret

Stratos Releases Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Execs are pleased as net sales expectations are met

Cambrian Names Opet Pres & COO
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Cambrian names William A. Opet President & COO; appointment signifies shift from development to full-scale operations

Asia Global X Expects Loss
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Asia Global Crossing predicts losses in preliminary fourth quarter and full-year 2001 reports

Kestrel Touts "Bulletproof" Network Gear
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Kestrel Solutions has achieved a major milestone, with 75,000 hours of uninterrupted network transport

JDSU Intros New DWDM Lasers
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

JDS Uniphase announced a new family of high power continuous wave DWDM lasers for fiberoptic communications

Finisar Closes Quarter
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Revenues for Q3 of fiscal 2002 were $35.8 million, down 45% from $64.8 million for 3Q01 but up 2% sequentially

Teradvance Breaks Barriers on 40 Gig
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Teradvance demonstrates breakthrough, economically feasible, 40 Gb/s optical transmission

Wintegra Ships WinPath Eval Boards
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Wintegra announces shipment of WinPath Evaluation Boards (WEB) to expedite design development in access infrastructure

Ixia Tools Test Next-Gen IP
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Ixia announces the ANVL IPv6 conformance test suite, the first conformance testing tool to address the next-generation IP

Digital Envoy Announces Routers
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Digital Envoy introduces first intelligent routing technology based on network topology and geography

Genoa Ships Amplifiers
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Genoa begins commercial shipments of linear optical amplifier (LOA)

FCC Says CLEC Market Growing
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

FCC released summart statistics of data on local phone service competition in US

Embratel, SonicWall Partner on Security
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Embratel and SonicWall launch "Business Security," an Internet security service for small and medium-sized businesses

Caspian Closes With $120M
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Caspian secured $120M in the fourth round of financing, bringing total investments to over a quarter of a billion dollars

Ensuring DMT-VSDL Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Five industry leaders launch initiative to ensure interoperability in DMT-VDSL market

NC Numéricable Selects Juniper
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Cable operator NC Numéricable selects Juniper Networks for suite of multiservice applications

Mpower Erases $583M Debt
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Mpower reaches recapitalization agreement to erase $583.4 million in debt and preferred stock

RiteKom Extends Transceiver Suite
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

RiteKom Photonics introduces the Unicorm family of single fiber transceivers for Ethernet in the first mile

Cogent to Buy PSINet
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Cogent has entered into an agreement to purchase the major US operating assets of PSINet

Qwest VPN Technology Brings $100M
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Qwest has signed multi-year agreements for approximately $100 million in revenue from virtual private network (VPN) services.

Wave7 Optics Scores $23M
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Wave7 raises total of $23 million in second round of funding

Agere Chooses Toshiba
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Selects Toshiba America's second-generation 256-megabit fast cycle random access memory (FCRAM) for its 10-Gbit/s net processor

Salira Secures $7 Million More
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

EPON developer closes Series B round of $22.1 million led by Mobius Venture Capital, with Pac Rim Venture Partners and Manitou Ventures

PacketLight in Paris
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

PacketLight opens office in Europe; appoints industry vet Marcel Dridje to head Paris-based sales operations

Dowslake Touts Tiny Amp
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

At least 33% smaller than mini or micro-amplifiers, it has a credit-card-sized footprint and requires 6 times less electrical power

GlobalX Shares Its Pain
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Reports estimated 2001 results, subject to the final review of Arthur Andersen

RAD ATM Sales Soar
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

ATM product sales worldwide reached $29.7 million in 2001, in comparison with $15.4 million in 2000, a jump of 93 percent

BTexact Preps Router Test
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2002

Publishes study of carrier requirements for core routers, invites vendors to submit products

BT Boosts Broadband (Belatedly)
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Targets 1 million DSL customers by 2003. Cuts DSL wholesale prices.

CIR Reports on Optical Switching
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

The protection/restoration segment will grow faster than the optical switching components/subsystems market as a whole over 2002-2006

Solidum Supports Intel Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Solidum to support Intel IXP2400 and IXP2800 network processors

NetLogic Supports Intel Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

NetLogic Microsystems to deliver integrated network search engines for the new Intel IXP2800 and IXP2400 network processors

SiberCore Supports Intel Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

SiberCore announces coprocessor solutions for the new Intel IXP2400 and IXP2800 network processors

Fast-Chip Supports Intel Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Fast-Chip announces support for the new Intel IXP2800 and IXP2400 Network Processors at the Intel Developer Forum 2002

RadiSys Unveils Products
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

RadiSys announces its product plans for new Intel IXP2400 and IXP2800 Network Processors

TeraCross Links to New Intel Chip
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

TeraCross links switch fabric silicon to new Intel IXP2800 Network Processor at Intel Developer Forum 2002

New Metro Access Spending Will Surge
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Infonetics Research study forecasts: Spending on new metro access will surge 552%, from $420M in 2002 to $2.7B in 2006

IntelCore Scores $7.5M
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

IntelCore secures an additional $7.5 million in financing deal with Comerica

Intoto Supports Intel Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Intoto announces a firewall security solution on the Intel IXP1200 Network Processor and its plans to Support the new Intel chips

IDT, Intel Co-Process
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

IDT intros ternary IP co-processors that offer a glue-less QDR interface to the new Intel IXP2800 and IXP2400 Network Processors

Agility Seals Partnership With Nissho
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Agility seals strategic partnership with Nissho Electronics; Agility closes series C funding, bringing total to over $200M

IP Infusion Supports Intel
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

IP Infusion announced that its Advanced Routing Suite will support Intel’s new IXP425, IXP2400 and IXP2800 Network Processors

NetOctave, Intel Integrate Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

NetOctave announced that it will integrate its NSP3200 Security Processor with the Intel's IXP2800 and IXP2400 Network Processors

Report: Switch Fabric Market Boom
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Linley Group report projects commercial switch fabric market should top $1 billion By 2004

Verizon Goes With Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Company will be largest North American distributor offering Alcatel technologies for IP-based voice and data networks

Dingell Hammered
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Ooch!

Ex-JDSU Honcho to Chair Nova
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Charles J. Abbe, former president and COO of JDS Uniphase, has been named chairman of Nova Crystal's board of directors

GlobalX Names COO
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

The courageous Carl Grivner named chief operating officer; Anthony Christie appointed senior vice president of product management

Digital Lightwave Outsources
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Signs outsourcing agreement with Jabil Circuit for advanced optical manufacturing services

Intel Pushes Net Processors
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Unveils new processors for networking and storage equipment and gigabit Ethernet products

LSI Logic Unleashes Phase-2 IP Core
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

ASIC Leader LSI Logic introduces 10 Gigabit SPI-4 Phase 2 core solution

Zarlink Announces High-Density Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Zarlink introduces non-blocking TDM chip for switching 8,192 x 8,192 channels of voice/data traffic

Lucent Wins Chinese Contract
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Sichuan Telecom first sale of Lucent LambdaUnite(TM) MultiService Switch as part of multi-million dollar optical networking deal

TeraXion Ships Dispersion Compensators
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

TeraXion announces delivery of its first tunable chromatic dispersion compensators to three major system manufacturers

Juniper Building Out Global IP Network
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Juniper Networks is building out cable & wireless Internet infrastructure using Juniper Networks M-series Internet routers

Intelliden Launches
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Intelliden Corporation today announced its public entry into the element management software space

Vendors Team on 40 Gig
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Alcatel Optronics, CyOptics and Oki to jointly define an MSA for 40 Gbit/s electro-absorption modulator-based products

DiCon Intros Polarization Widget
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

DiCon Fiberoptics announced commercial availability of its Polarization Beam Combiner/Isolator Hybrid

Teja Supports New Intel Processors
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Teja announces its support for the next-generation Intel network processors at the IDF

EPI to Support New Intel Processors
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

EPI announces development tools support for Intel's next-generation network processors

Power X Shows Off Next-Gen Architecture
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Power X announces next-generation switch fabric architecture

Solus Sampling Filters
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2002

Solus Micro Technologies has begun releasing samples to potential customers of its tunable Fabry-Perot filters

Alliance Ships Splitters
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Releases 1x8 Planar Lightwave Circuit Splitter to aid design engineers in CATV, Access, APON, and other broadband applications

Zonu Launches Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

ZONU debuts industry's first single fiber, singlemode gigabit small-form pluggable transceiver

Transparent Lands $20M
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Transparent Networks grabs $20M in second round of funding, led by U.S. Venture Partners

FCC Socks SBC
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

FCC holds SBC Communications liable for a fine of $84,000 for 24 violations of collocation rules

Lightconnect Launches DGE Module
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

LIGHTCONNECT launches Diffractive MEMS-based Dynamic Gain Equalizer (DGE) module

Fujitsu FLEXes Its Muscle
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Fujitsu releases FLEXR GT software with built-in LAN Connection and FTP functionality

Network Elements Gets Mini
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Network Elements announces the MiniPHY-300 12km optical networking module

Innovance Grabs $55M
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Innovance has closed its Series B financing, raising over $55 million in venture capital

Chinese Get Luminous
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Luminous Networks, in partnership with Photonic Bridges, wins key approval from Chinese ministry

Level 3 Acquires CorpSoft for $89M
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Level 3 acquires CorpSoft for $89 million in cash, updates guidance

Revenue Boom for Optical HW
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Infonetics Research's report shows revenue from intelligent optical network hardware at $11.4 Billion in 2001

Williams Considers Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Williams continues restructuring discussions with bank group; now considering Chapter 11 alternative

Broadcom Ships Ethernet Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Broadcom ramps production on first member of MetroSwitch product family, serving to clear bottlenecks in MANs

Chiaro Scores VC Funding
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Chiaro Networks secures another $80 million in venture capital

Occam Cuts Deal With Infineon
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Infineon selected to supply GEMINAX chipset for Occam Networks’ broadband loop carrier systems

JDSU Unveils Optical Wavelength Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

JDS Uniphase demonstrates breakthrough wavelength switch technology with all optical design

Spirent Works With Tellabs' Titan
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Spirent's Perform OSS supports high-speed monitoring capabilities for Tellabs Titan systems

New Edge Disses Dingell
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

New Edge Networks CEO urges congressmen to reject upcoming Tauzin-Dingell bill

F5 Leads SSL Acceleration Market
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

F5 dominates the multi-purpose SSL acceleration hardware market for the 2nd Half of 2001

Optix Licenses Tensilica Technology
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Optix licenses Xtensa processor from Tensilica for broadband optical network SOCs

IBM Builds Fast Silicon
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

IBM has created the world's fastest semiconductor circuit, operating at speeds of over 110 GigaHertz

Proficient Releases Global Network Tools
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Proficient offers industry's first comprehensive network optimization solution for global enterprises

Metro-Optix Completes Osmine Milestone
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Metro-Optix announces completion of the Telcordia Osmine Services process

Peribit Signs Finisar
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Peribit signs Finisar as customer, delivering four times WAN capacity gain

Ericsson to Modernize Telecom Egypt
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Ericsson signs ENGINE agreement to modernize Egypt's national telecommunications network

Atrica Announces Agreements
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

New products and agreements improve Atrica's position in optical Ethernet market

ZettaCom Interfaces With Intel Processors
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

ZettaCom will be developing products to seamlessly interface with new Intel Network Processors

Verizon Services Rhode Island
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Verizon wins FCC approval to offer long-distance service in Rhode Island

Justice Dept. Probes Comcast/AT&T
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Department of Justice requests additional information on Comcast/AT&T Broadband merger

Velio, Xilinx Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Velio and Xilinx have developed a platform to demonstrate hardware interoperability between systems

Finisar Dismisses Patent Litigation
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Finisar, Methode, and Stratos dismiss claims against one another in confidential agreement

CSC, Global Crossing End IT Outsourcing
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

CSC will terminate its IT outsourcing agreement with Global Crossing effective March 1, 2002.

Arcos Connects Caribbean
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

New World Networks and Siemens link Caribbean region with fiber optic cable network

Protodel to Demo Power Monitor
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Non-invasive in-line Power Monitor to be unveiled at OFC

Alcatel Plays 'Sea-Me-We'
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2002

Alcatel to implement terrestrial and subsea 10-Gbit/s technologies for a 40,000km optical network from Portugal to Hong Kong

Spinnaker Hires Directors
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Names Deborah Jones director of strategic alliances and Don McCoy director of customer support services

Report: Intelligence Is Booming
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Worldwide revenues for intelligent optical network hardware hit $11.4 billion in 2001, a 67% growth over 2000, according to Infonetics

GlobalX Buying'em Off
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Global Crossing to offer US employees voluntary separation package

Cirrex Names Ops Chief
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Marcella R. Backer has joined the company as its vice president of operations

GX Draws Up Rescue Plan
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Has filed a term sheet for an infusion of as much as $5.5 billion in new capital to bring the company out of bankruptcy

NightFire Fuels Up
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Scores $11.7M in fourth funding round led by U.S. Venture Partners, with Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and the Roda Group

Dell'Oro: Transport Market Dips
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Report finds optical transport market declined 32% year-to-year, with revenues of $15.6 billion in 2001

Zarlink Closes Plant Sale
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Has concluded the sale of its foundry facility in Bromont, Canada, to Dalsa Corp.

Ditech Closes Q3
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Revenues were $8.4 million, up by 6% over last quarter and down 37% from revenues of $13.3 million in the same quarter last year

Carrier1 Goes Bankrupt
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Withdraws application for Gestion Contrôlée, petitions court for bankruptcy

Siemens Names US Chief
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

George Nolen named the new US head of Siemens Information and Communication Networks

Digital Optics Picks Palomar
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

Digital Optics Corp. (DOC) has selected Palomar's LDA Laser Diode Assembly Cell to automate optical component assembly

ADC Wins Big in Patent Dispute
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2002

To receive $30M as part of the resolution of its patent infringement suit filed against Thomas & Betts and Augat Communications Products

Captus Captures $6 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Third-round funding for security startup was led by St. Paul Venture Capital and GMG Capital Partners

Boffins Bash Broadband Bill
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Two economists warn the Tauzin-Dingell bill would irreparably undercut competitive phone and broadband providers

Duo Combine for VOIP Service
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Lucent Technologies and France's QuesCom are working together to build an end-to-end voice-over-IP solution for service providers

Metrobility's Down in Monterrey
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Metrobility Optical Systems supplies Telum in Mexico with optical Ethernet access solutions

Wave7 to Use Radcom Tester
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Wave7 Optics to employ Radcom's VoIP Performer System for its Last Mile Link architecture

Yankee Reports
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Unlicensed fixed-wireless providers continue to push greater broadband availability, according to Yankee Group study

Infonetics Reports
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

On SSL acceleration hardware; VPN and Firewall products; DSL CPE, Cable CPE, and IAD revenues

ESilicon Closes $17M Round
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Has secured $6M from Fremont Ventures to complete funding round, which included Crosspoint Venture Partners and Texas Pacific Group

Intersil Works With Cisco
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

New chipset based on joint Intersil and Cisco reference design to be offered to third party OEMs

Mitel's Good for Health
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Hamilton Health Sciences deploys Mitel voice solution in four hospitals; Mitel donates phones

Alcatel: 'We're No. 1!'
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Has captured the world’s number one position in both terrestrial and submarine optical transport markets in 2001, according to RHK

BellSouth Blames It on Argentina
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Is lowering financial guidance for 2002, due to deteriorating economic conditions in Argentina and Venezuela

Tellabs Adds Remote Control
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Enhances its digital crossconnect system, the Titan 5500 feature package 8.0, with new remote management software

Bell Labs Lights Ultra-Laser
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

The world's first semiconductor laser that emits light continuously and reliably over a broad spectrum of infrared wavelengths

360networks Set to Squeal
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

'The Company intends to cooperate fully with the SEC's request' for documents related to Global Crossing

Pluris Pockets $53M
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

JP Morgan Partners, ComVentures, and Crescendo Ventures led the funding round

Ericsson Fires Up in Colombia
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Wins contract with Telecom Colombia, the largest fixed operator in Colombia, to provide a multiservice network

Ciena Closes Q1
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2002

Reports revenue of $162.2 million, adjusted net loss of $0.17 per diluted share, GAAP net loss of $0.22 per diluted share

Iamba Ramps in USA
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Appoints Scott N. Madigan general manager of its US operations; moving from R&D to product introduction

StockerYale Flogs Fancy Fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Expects to penetrate niche markets with polymer-clad, fused silica-quartz fiber

BaySpec Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Robert Lee, formerly of Pacific Bell, joins its board of directors

Velio Joins Alvesta for OC192
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Complete interoperability testing of Velio's Sonet-EOS (Eye Optimizing SerDes) family with Alvesta's 3100 optical transceiver

NetScreen Does VPNs Remotely
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

NetScreen-Remote 7.0 is a software-based VPN client that lets mobile users establish VPN connections

OmniTel Buys Zhone DLCs
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

OmniTel Communications has selected Zhone's enhanced UE 9000 digital loop carrier

Sabeus Pumps Up
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Ships ultrastrong pump laser locker based on high-concept cold writing technology

Symantec Secures Mexican Education
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Secretary of Public Education for Mexico has selected Symantec antivirus solutions to protect against malicious code

Lucent Scores Korean Contract
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Not the Evil Koreans, the Nice ones

BitBlitz Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Edward R. Rodriguez, former COO at Galileo Technology, appointed president and chief executive officer

Check Point Touts VPN, Wireless Kits
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Security solution meets Sun Microsystems' SunTone program standards; announces new wireless security product family

Cisco Certifies Security
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Announces global rollout of new CCIE security certification

Light Reading Gets Unstrung
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Purchase of Website and research service extends coverage to include wireless technologies deployed by service providers around the world

Ciena Looks to China
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Agreement with Beijing-based CEC-IDN Telecom covers manufacturing and R&D to tailor Ciena's ON-Center NMS Software to the China Market

LanOptics Escapes 2001
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Revenues from continuing operations totaled US$183,000 versus $711,000 in the fourth quarter of 2000

NetTest Launches MetroWatch
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Automatically monitors the status of metropolitan fiber optic networks of all sizes

Jarvis Bids for Enron Broadband
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Enron's not using it

Telia Buys 360networks' UK Assets
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

The agreement comprises fibers and co-location sites

Cahners Plots Softswitch Growth
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Report sees long growth period, as the public switched telephone network is transformed into a packet-switched network

Spectra Physics Makes Fast Mai Tais
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2002

Ultrafast Mai Tai Lasers utilize a new power supply and incorporate a redesigned pump laser

Agilent Sees 'Modest Upturn'
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Q1 losses of $134 million, or $0.29 per share, better than company expectations of a loss of $0.40 to $0.60 per share; layoffs proceed

Broadwing Broadens Guarantees
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

SLA suite guarantees latency, packet loss, and availability both on and off the Broadwing network

DOC Hires Passive Manager
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Calvin Joel Martin has joined Digital Optics Corp. as market development manager for telecom passives

Juniper Sued
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

The complaint charges Juniper and certain of its officers and directors with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Marvell Gets Small
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Claims the industry's smallest quad-port gigabit transceiver device, enabling ultra-high port density enterprise switching systems

Velio Adds to SerDes Line
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Claims industry's first SFI-4 converting SerDes for Sonet/SDH traffic over electrical backplanes and very-short-reach optics

IBM Secures With Symantec
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Symantec Intruder Alert will allow IBM to provide real-time host-based intrusion detection

Layer N Expands UltraLock Family
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Complete SSL offload solutions enable 10,000 to 100,000 transactions per second

ServGate Enhances Security
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Adds Web caching and denial-of-service attack protection to its SG200 and SG300 security gateways

Iolon Delivers Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

The Apollo-L widely tunable, L-band, external-cavity laser began shipping to Innovance Networks last July

Photonami Intros 'IDWDM'
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Announces details of its iDWDM™ Intelligent Optical Transport System

Zarlink Offers VSR Modules
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

30-Gbit/s 12-channel transmit-and-receive modules now in volume production; pluggable, connectorized modules begin sampling midyear

New Company Launches New Product
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Veteran design engineers launch new company, Centellax, and new 65GHz amplifier

Ingrian Raises $22M
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Second-round financing from American Express, Prism Venture Partners, JAFCO Ventures, and Partech

Sorrento Passes Chinese Exam
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Sorrento Networks' GigaMux passes certification tests by China's State Administration of Radio, Film, and TV Certification

JDSU's Got New EDFAs
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Options vary from compact gain block available with low power dissipation to high-power, fully controlled EDFA with midstage access

WaveSmith Boosts Frame Relay
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Introduces Packet Forwarding Module for its Distributed Node (DN)multiservice switch product family

Level 3 Provides Backbone
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

For Triumph Communications, a New York-based provider of private digital fiber networks for broadcast customers

Yipes Etherizes Europe
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Partners with Storm Telecommunications and Neos to extend flexible Ethernet services to the U.K. and Europe

Inphi Drives Fast
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Introduces four high-performance modulator drivers for OC768 and OC192 optical networks

China Mobile Likes Juniper
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Juniper Networks, in partnership with Ericsson, delivers advanced IP services capabilities for China Mobile

Dell'Oro Rates Foundry
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Dell'Oro says Foundry Networks has largest worldwide market share in Layers 4-7 Web switching with 33.4%, based on port shipments in 2001

Ebone Connected to MACH
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

MACH has signed a partnership agreement with Ebone to sell its GRX (GPRS Roaming eXchange) service

F5 Manages Securely
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Introduces wide-area traffic management solution, security package

Aelis Appoints Yarkoni
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Former CyOptics president Eran Yarkoni named 'Active Chairman' of the board

Juniper Joins Ericsson on Mobile
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

AXB 250 06 Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) to enable rollout of WCDMA-based mobile Internet services

Picolight Unveils Transponder
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

12-channel, very-short-reach, 10-gigabit parallel optical transponder enables fast network interconnects

ADC Closes Q1
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Meets Wall Street estimates: sales of $294 million and pro forma loss per share of $0.05

Marconi Goes Underground in Paris
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

To build a multiservice broadband network for video surveillance, voice communications, and advanced data services for the Paris Metro

Nortel Launches Multiservice Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Passport 20000 for wireless, voice-over-packet, data networks, in service provider trials worldwide; generally available in Q2 2002

Allegro Networks Nets $60M
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Series B round led by Thomas Weisel Venture Partners, with Rustic Canyon Group, WK Technology Fund, Bessemer Venture Partners, others

Tejas Takes In $6.6 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Second round of funding led by IL& FS Venture Corp., with Dr. Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande and Intel Capital

Xtera Launches DWDM System
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

The Xtera Nu-Wave DWDM system radically lowers the cost of bandwidth capacity used by long-distance carriers

IDT Presents Its FIFO Family
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

TeraSync DDR FIFOs double data-rate FIFO family for high-performance communications applications

ADC Intros Quality Monitor
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2002

Metrica Service Manager lets next-generation providers monitor, in real time, the quality of the user experience

Spectra Physics Has Lambda Locker
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2002

Unveils etalon based wavelength lockers intended for use with tunable telecommunications sources in the C and L bands

Choice One Lights More Fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2002

Lights a fiber ring in Pittsburgh through a partnership with Fibertech Networks

Kamelian Names Chairman
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2002

John McGraw, former president and CEO of LightLogic Inc.

Module Detects SNMP Problems
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2002

LINMOR releases reporting module to identify security issues with the Simple Network Management Protocol

Ciena, ONI to Merge for $900M
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2002

The $900M merger is expected to take place in 2Q or 3Q of this year

Wireless Startup Scores $8M
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2002

WaveMarket's Series A funding was co-led by Nokia Venture Partners and Saturn Venture Partners (whose investors include Telecom Italia)

INO: Holey Fibers!
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

INO announces capacity to manufacture holey fibers

Touch America Dumps Utility
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

Has completed its transition to a standalone fiber optic network with the sale of its electric and natural gas utility subsidiary

Lumenon Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

For the fiscal six months ended December 31, 2001, Lumenon's loss totaled CDN$13.2 million (US$8.3M), or CDN$0.34 ($0.21) per share

Corrent Scores $16 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

Third round for security processor maker led by United Investments, with United Microelectronics, Infineon, and Battery Ventures

Ace Is the Place for Extreme
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

Ace Hardware standardizes corporate network with broadband switching from Extreme Networks

Report: Ethernet Switches Bloom
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

According to Dell'Oro Group, revenues for the Ethernet Switch market grew 16% Q/Q to $2.8 billion in 4Q01

New Edge Buys AtHome Assets
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

$1.5 million deal averts a service shutdown for affected AtWork customers

NEC Eluminant Adds $5M
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

Funding agreement with Yasuda Enterprise Development Co. Ltd. brings total Series A funding to $31 million

Ixia Buys Empirix Product Line
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

Buts ANVL (Automated Network Validation Library) protocol conformance testing products

Sumitomo Builds in China
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

Sumitomo Electric Industries to construct optical fiber and cable plants in Shenzhen, China

Agilent Advances Integration
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

New level of ASIC integration achieved by embedding 36 multirate 3.125-Gbit/s SerDes channels in single CMOS chip

AdventNet Offers SNMP Fix
News Wire Feed | 2/15/2002

Provider of Java SNMP products announces fixes for products affected by the SNMP security vulnerabilities reported by CERT on February 12

Unispeed Opens US Office
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

'Beneath balmier skies... in the heart of America's center of technology, Silicon Valley,' where never is heard a discouraging word

Velocita Disputes IFCI Statement
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Velocita denies its debt, terminates its relationship with International FiberCom

Texans, Italians Team on Research
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Love to be a fly on THAT wall...

Alcatel, Telica OEM Together
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Alcatel to sell, service, and support Telica's Plexus 9000 product for VOIP deployments

Nortel Touts Tiny Amps
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Announces industry's smallest erbium-doped fiber amplifiers for C- and L-Band optical systems

EXFO Analyzes Dispersion
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Introduces chromatic dispersion analyzer for high-speed DWDM networks

Dell'Oro Looks at Router Dip
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Total router market sales declined 3% in 4Q01, according to Dell'Oro Group; OC12 router market was the only segment to post Q/Q gains

Sorrento, Foundry Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Announce interoperability for optical broadband DWDM IP solution for metro and regional markets

GlobalX Sued Again
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Class action lawsuit asserts claims against certain of Global Crossing's officers and directors and Arthur Anderson LLP

Meikle Automates Photonics
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Meikle Automation has developed an innovative new platform for the high-precision assembly of photonics components

Kestrel Adds Features, Cuts Workers
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Its TalonMX now supports Gigabit Ethernet, FICON and Fibre Channel; company has reduced its workforce by 19 employees

Dataquest Sees Slow Recovery
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Gartner Dataquest report says worldwide optical transmission industry will recover by 2003

CH2M Opens TSC
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

CH2M Hill Communications Group opens Technology Solutions Center for operators and vendors to conceive, design, develop, and test solutions

Yankees Look at Broadband Growth
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Yankee Group predicts broadband services market to generate $33B by 2006 in the European, Asia/Pacific, and Latin American regions Combined

Marconi to Light Up Mexico
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

To provide an optical backbone network based on DWDM technology to support a nationwide network for Protel

Nexans Reviews 2001
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Sales were stable, year-to-year, profits were down; to declare a dividend of 10 million euros

Dowslake Pushes Plug-Ins
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2002

Dynamic gain equalizer, variable optical attenuator, and optical performance monitor

OpsiTech Launches Muxes
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

The Mux/DeMux series includes high-channel-count 200GHz, 100GHz, and 50GHz models with low insertion loss

Lawyers Like LightPointe
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Equipment from LightPointe and Cisco to provide expanded network voice and data capacity to Mayer, Brown and Platt

Tellium CTO Heads OIF Group
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Dr. Bala Rajagopalan has been elected chairperson of the signaling working group

Guthrie Greets the Millenium
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

The future is now in the Corn Belt, as Optical Solutions FTTH network is installed in Iowa town; now they never have to leave home

Lightech Intros Tester
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

LT1000 1xN series testing equipment has up to 200 optical channels

KPNQwest Reiterates
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

It 'does not engage, and has never engaged, in cashless transactions'

Advanced Switching Switches Off
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Its board has adopted a plan of complete liquidation and dissolution, which will be submitted to the company's stockholders for approval

Matsushita Adopts Solid
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Matsushita Electric Works Ltd. adopts Solid for building/factory energy management system

Terabeam Unveils Elliptica
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

'Basketball-sized' wireless transceiver ready for carriers: 'fiber optics without the fiber'

Williams Wins Yahoo!
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Oklahoma's OK with Yahoo FinanceVision

Jim Crowe Speaks
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

And speaks and speaks and... Level 3 CEO offers tutorial on accounting practices

Optical Access Ships 'EtherLight'
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Wireless transceivers taste great, are less filling

Tellabs Goes to Acapulco
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Avantel selects Tellabs to help it introduce new business communications services in 12 cities in Mexico

C-COR Offers 3 Million Shares
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $16.00 per share

CyOptics Gets ISO'd
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Developer of indium phosphide-based active optical components has received ISO 9001:2000 certification

Major EDFA MSA Launched
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Agere Systems, Alcatel Optronics, and Nortel Networks announce multisource agreement for compact erbium-doped fiber amplifiers

Silicon Light Machines Names VP
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

JDS Uniphase veteran Hal Zarem appointed vice president of sales and marketing

MRV Q4 Losses Lessen
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Net loss for the quarter was $88.3 million, or $1.14 per share, compared with a net loss of $89.6 million, or $1.16 per share, for Q3

Williams Provides Guidance
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Announces its full-year 2002 financial objectives and first-quarter financial guidance; sees year-over-year revenue growth of 15-30%

Infinite Scores Pork
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Wins contract for $12 million in research and development from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

FLAG Calls It a Year
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Revenues increased 141% and 90% in the fourth quarter and full year 2001 over the comparable periods of the prior year

Quantum Photonics Secures $27.6M
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Series B round included Boulder Ventures, Core Capital Partners, Davenport Capital Ventures, Draper Atlantic, EDB Investments, others

IP Unity Converges with Convergent
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Or: Convergent unites with IP Unity

PMC-Sierra Unveils S/UNI-12xJET
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Catchy name

BeamReach BringsOut BeamPlex
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Broadband wireless access system based on adaptive beamforming and null steering technology

Altra Goes to Market
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Altra Broadband launches marketing campaign; recruits TI veteran Bill McInerney to lead marketing and business development

Occam Explores the Ether
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Introduces Ethernet protection switching, broadband loop carrier system

Royal Philips Bankrolls Ishoni
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Royal Philips Electronics has made a $25 million equity investment for 51 percent majority interest in Ishoni Networks

Octasic Enjoys $11.5M Round
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Voice-over-Packet equipment startup's second funding round led by Novacap

Infonetics: Core Slips in 2001
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Worldwide revenues for service provider core routers totaled $2.4 billion in 2001, down 4 percent from 2000

Cisco Strengthens Firewall
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Enhancements provide customers with network security and VPN performance requirements for next-gen, converged network deployments

Atrica Lands $75 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2002

Third financing round led by St. Paul Venture Capital, included JK&B Capital, Investor Growth Capital, and 3Com Corp., among others

Sycamore Posts Weak Q2
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Revenues for the Q2 2002 were $21.8 million, compared with $149.2 million in the same period last year; net loss was 0.14 per share

BaySpec Moves on Asia
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Will be represented by ComStar Communications Ltd. in Hong Kong

LaserComm Wins ISO Seal
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

LaserComm's Texas manufacturing facility has received ISO 9002 quality certification

ServGate Opens for Resellers
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

ServGate Technologies launches authorized ServGate reseller program; teams with Tech Data Corp.

Qwester Joins Tellium Board
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Marc Weisberg was Qwest's executive vice president of corporate development responsible for merger and acquisition activities

Alcatel Has 3 New Switches
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

OmniSwitch 7700 for the next-gen edge, 7800 for the medium enterprise core or large wiring closet, and 8800 for the large enterprise core

CableNet Nets $5M
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Second-round financing led by eTechnology VCT, joining Amadeus Capital Partners, Veritas Venture Partners, and Kiwi II

Adax Juices Up Its Cards
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Announces support for new PICMG2.16 telecom architecture; Ethernet switching now native to cPCI backplane in telecom environments

Nortel Amends Offering
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Nortel Networks announces filing of amendment to registration statement and related documents

Zhone Scores in Italy
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

FlyNET, a regional carrier based in Arezzo, has selected Zhone's SLMS DSL network for its multiservice broadband access deployment

Cisco Serves Slovakia
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Slovak Railways has selected Cisco products to transform itself into a telecommunications services provider

Équipe Wins First Patént
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

'Network Device for Supporting Multiple Redundancy Schemes' (United States Patent 6,332,198)

Lumentis Finds Validation
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Validation AB, an independent test and verification company, verifies Lumentis's metro DWDM solution

TriQuint Finds Picosecond Pulse
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Picosecond Pulse Labs and TriQuint Semiconductor demonstrate optical networking driver module with 43-Gbit/s performance

Sphera Relieved of Rings
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Universal Access to purchase seven of Sphera's metro core optical rings, as part of Sphera's reorganization filing under Chapter 11

Mindspeed Adds to Switch Family
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Introduces 68x68, 34x34, and 17x17 crosspoint switches

Carrier1 Crashes
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Has petitioned the Luxembourg court requesting admission to a 'gestion contrôlée' proceeding

Easynet Ethernet Launched
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Ethernet Anywhere, a high-speed Ethernet solution allowing companies to link dispersed sites through private Ethernet connections in the UK

Lightscape Upgrades Holy Land
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Israel's Bezeq prepares to deliver broadband services using XDMT optical networking equipment from Lightscape Networks

JP Morgan Hires Qwest
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Qwest Communications signs multimillion-dollar agreement with JPMorgan Chase to provide network services

Tellabs Launches Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Next-generation synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH) transport switch

OIF Approves 40-Gig Spec
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

First in a planned series of agreements addressing the interfaces for packet and cell transfer in OC768 applications

KPNQwest Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

Total revenues of €220.0 million (US$192.5M), up 52.2% from fourth quarter 2000

Pair Teams on TV Over IP
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2002

EnReach and Optibase deliver TV-over-IP solution for broadband IP infrastructures

Nortel's Hungle Forced Out
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Terry Hungle resigns as chief financial officer; Frank Dunn to fill in

PrimeLink Spans Dixie
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

To construct a 900-mile proprietary network from Dallas to Atlanta, in conjunction with Broadwing Communications and Southern Telecom

GiantLoops With Williams
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Alliance will enable both companies to deliver new, high-value services to their respective customer bases

Blue Sky Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Sandip (Bill) Basu has joined the company as vice president and chief financial officer

Crossconnects Churning
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Market for digital crossconnects is expected to decline as optical crossconnect technology finds favor, according to Frost & Sullivan

Optimer Is Operational
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Battelle and Primaxis Technology Ventures announce new optical technology venture; Philip W. Schofield named CEO

Mentor Graphics High on Calibre
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Its Calibre physical verification tool suite verifies the design of PolicyEdge, Fast-Chip's 10-gig-capable services processor

Yipes Lights Hurricanes
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Has deployed the first multi-gigabit-capable wavelength service for researchers at the University of Miami

LuxN Wins in Japan, Florida
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Provides multiprotocol metropolitan optical transport to Tokyo Broadcasting System; deploys WavSystem at University of Miami

NetOctave Scores $7.8M
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Second round of equity funding led by Intersouth Partners, with investments by Intelâ Communications Fund, Kitty Hawk Capital, MCNC

Qwest Subpoenaed on GlobalX
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Subpoenaed for documents concerning Global Crossing Ltd. from the SEC in connection with the SEC's investigation of Global Crossing

Foundry Helps Canadian Health
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Canadian hospital network builds metropolitan research backbone with 10-gigabit Ethernet products from Foundry Networks

EXFO Announces Test System
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

IQS-500 Intelligent Test System (ITS) for fiber optic manufacturing and R&D environments

AT&T Deploys Optical Net
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Nationwide intelligent optical network based on Ciena and Cisco products

ECI Closes Out 2001
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Q4 2001 revenues were $232.8 million, compared to $262.9 million in Q3 and $306.2 million in Q4 2000

Agere, Hifn Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Agere Systems and Hifn develop network processor-based security systems for carrier-class network infrastructure

Lucent Spawns 3rd Generation
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

New Access Point 300, 600, and 1500 routers target enterprise customers in small offices, branch offices, or regional headquarters

MultiLink Launches Modulator
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Introduces the MTC5529, a high-performance, very small form-factor 12.5-Gbit/s non-return-to-zero modulator driver

Axcel Pushes 'Kink-Free' Lasers
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Introduces its 980nm pump laser product line for erbium doped fiber amplifiers

TranSwitch Goes Dutch
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

TranSwitch Corp. announces 'Modified Dutch Auction' tender offer for a portion of its debt securities

Cercis Lasers Available
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

And they ain't cercis peanuts

Cisco Scores AT&T Contract
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Virtual Silicon Gets Real Money
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Has closed $20M in Series C funding led by US Trust Private Equity, with Gemini Investors, Pacific Venture, and SCP Private Equity

ECI Sells ECtel Holdings
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

ECI will sell approximately 1.6 million shares of ECtel in a private placement to institutional investors for about $22 million

ADC Gets Olympian
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Has assisted in making broadband services available in Salt Lake City

Redback OK With the Irish
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Gets the ISO 9001: 2000 certification based on a recently completed audit conducted by the National Standards Authority of Ireland

Solus Opens in U.K.
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Maker of tunable components opens a development facility outside London

Narad Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Chuck Kaplan, from PowerTV, Scientific-Atlanta's software subsidiary, appointed vice president of marketing

Internet Machines Polishes Workbench
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

New release of software development kit features clock-cycle accurate simulator with integrated debugging and critical timing analysis tools

Sierra Monolithics Ships Chip
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

Sampling silicon germanium physical-layer chipset for OC768 systems

Nortel Pushes Ether Over SDM
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2002

OPTera Packet Edge 100 Ethernet switch card for OPTera Metro 4000 Multiservice Platform delivers Ethernet services over SDH networks

SonicWall Gets Websense
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2002

SonicWall firewalls enabled with Websense Employee Internet Management software

Eagle Flies With Path 1
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2002

Eagle Broadband to use Path 1 technology to extend reach of headend facilities

Aspire Picks Yipes
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2002

Yipes will provide Aspire.net with metropolitan Ethernet services in major markets nationwide

Altra Broadband Transceiver Done
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Company claims it's faster than Ethernet

NEI Buys TriQuint Team
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Network Elements is gaining 20 engineers with expertise in 10- and 40-Gbit/s optical modules

Corning CEO Provides Guidance
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Company CEO John W. Loose will provide Q1 2002 financial guidance at Corning's annual investor conference today

SEC Investigates GX
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Global Crossing confirms that it is the subject of an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

WatchGuard Posts Earnings, Purchase
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Will acquire RapidStream, a privately-held provider of ASIC-based firewall and VPN appliances, for approximately $48 million

Ransom For New Alcatel CTO
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Niel Ransom replaces Martin De Prycker

Mitsubishi Showcases Optical R&D
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

A roundup of new optical products displayed at Mitsubishi's annual R&D open day in Osaka this week

FCC: Broadband Progress OK
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Government inquiry says broadband deployment is proceeding in a reasonable and timely fashion

Veeco Posts Results, Contract News
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Veeco Instruments posted quarterly and end of year financials and announced a new contract

360networks Buys Urbanlink Assets
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

360networks surrendered a US $82.3 million note in exchange for the Urbanlink stock

Optical Solutions Chosen in Va.
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Bristol Virginia Utilities will install Optical Solutions' gear in 1,100 area businesses

Infineon Touts High-Frequency ICs
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

Announced world records in high-frequency ICs at the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2002) this week

Kamelian Opens SOA Plant
News Wire Feed | 2/8/2002

UK startup officialy opens facility for making indium phosphide based semiconductor optical amplifiers

ONI Posts Q4 '01 Results
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Revenue, customer count, and losses increase

Corvis Losses Up From Last Year
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Q4 2001 net loss was $374.8 million, compared with a reported net loss of $89.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2000

Alcatel DWDM in Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

A major utility in Hong Kong opts for Alcatel's 1696 Metro Span DWDM

Net.com Adds Range
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Jeff Range appointed VP of operations, replacing Jim Dull

INO Intros Amp
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Polarization-maintaining FAF POM C-band amplifier provides a gain of 32 dB in the 1530 to 1560 nm range

Carrier1 Cuts Off US
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Has had to suspend its US voice traffic because a number of suppliers refused to continue to provide services without payment

EXFO Moves Robots
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Announces availability of motion control software for the FR-3000 NanoRobot alignment system used in photonics automation applications

Cisco Has a New Group
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Announces the formation of the Carrier Systems Group

IFO Cranks Out Couplers
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Industrial Fiber Optics is first US manufacturer offering plastic optical fiber coupler/splitters

Ebone Underpins Austrian Academia
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

The Austrian Academic Computer Network has upgraded its IP and broadband network with Ebone

Zarlink Zips Up Q3
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Revenue for the third fiscal quarter was better than expected at US$51.7 million, up $1.2 million (2%) from the previous quarter

Taiwan Comes to US
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

RiteKom Photonics Corp. of Taiwan enters US market with the opening of an office in Foster City, Calif.

CoAdna Tilts, Attenuates
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

Introduces Dynamic Gain Tilt Controller (DGTC) for EDFAs, optical attenuators for DWDM optical networks

KLM Picks KPN for VPN
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

KPNQwest to build a fully integrated 12-site IP VPN solution across 6 European countries for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Tellabs Integrates With White Rock
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2002

To create a new metro service delivery platform

Global Crossing Sued
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

By an entire class!

Cisco Officially Reports
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2002 were $4.8 billion; actual net income was $660 million or $0.09 per share

Finisar Acquires AIFOtec
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Finisar Corp. has acquired the assets of AIFOtec, located in Munich, for approximately $2.3 million

Report Sees DSL Boom
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Business DSL in Europe will be worth €8.7B ($7.9B) by 2006, compared with €8.1B ($7B) for residential ADSL, says Yankee Group report

Broadcom Enhances Evaluation
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

New evaluation platform features multiple high-speed I/O interfaces, including HyperTransport connector and two Gigabit Ethernet ports

Xilinx Etherizes Sonet
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Ships IP cores for the Spartan-IIE FPGAs POS-PHY Level 3 and Gigabit Ethernet MAC cores for building OC48 networks

Vitesse Expands in Asia
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Announces the addition of Memec Japan K.K. as the newest member of its international distribution team

APA Optics Announces Loss
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Loss for third quarter and first 9 months of fiscal 2002 attributed to general slump in fiber communications sector

Salira Unveils Its EPON
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Salira Optical Network Systems announces the first carrier-class access architecture for Ethernet passive optical networks

Looking Glass Gets ACSI Links
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

ACSI Network Technologies will provide Looking Glass Networks with commercial building access in several Washington locations

Stratos Shuffles Team
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

COO Philip Schofield to leave; Richard Durrant promoted to group VP of fiber optic products; Luis Torres named director, optoelectronics

GlobalX Still Launching Stuff
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Announces its digital video transport services over the company's global ATM network

Movaz Sends Out RAY
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Movaz Networks launches full RAY product portfolio for unified optical transport infrastructure

Iolon Cranks It With Palomar
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Iolon has adopted Palomar Technologies' assembly automation systems to improve yield and streamline production of tunable optical devices

BellSouth, Qwest Sign $350M Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

BellSouth will purchase $350 million of services from Qwest over a four-year period

Cisco Elucidates Prematurely
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Report on Q2 finances was prematurely and inadvertently distributed to a large number of Cisco employees

Terayon Abides in Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Its contract as the exclusive vendor of broadband communications equipment to i-Cable Communications has been extended

Japan Gets Netopian
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

NTT has chosen the Netopia R910 Ethernet Router for its WAKWAK enterprise ADSL service. WAKWAK?

OneAccess Gets $6M
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Has completed first-round financing of €7M; round led by Viventures, with investments from AGF Private Equity and CIC Finance

Native Goes Net to Net
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Net to Net Technologies and Native Networks pilot DSLAM backhaul network across optical access infrastructure

VSK Lands $8.3M
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

VSK Photonics has extended its Series-A financing round, led by Rustic Canyon Ventures, with an additional $8.3 million

CyOptics Unveils InP Modulator
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

The EAM2010, a zero insertion-loss, external electro-absorption modulator (EAM) that provides up to 10dBm output power

WJ Adds to the Mix
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

WJ Communications expands its diode mixer line for wireless infrastructure applications with high isolation frequency conversion

Alloptic Brings Fiber to the Ranch
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Announces an agreement with Central Texas Technologies to deliver FTTH and FTTB solutions into Central Texas

Aussies, Germans Join on Startup
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

Redfern Photonics and the Hamburg-based MAZ level one GmbH have invested in Adaptif Photonics GmbH

EXFO Releases OTDR Module
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2002

The FTB-74234C-B OTDR module enables the user to test for three wavelengths ¯ 1310 nm, 1550 nm, and 1625 nm

NetTest Launches Probe
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Convergence Probe and UMTS surveillance apps are added to masterQUEST wireless lineup to span 2G, 2.5G, and 3G networks

Ixia Mixes With Empirix
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Zyxel could not be reached for comment

Fujitsu Boosts Flashwave
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Packs more capacity, functionality into its FLASHWAVE® 4300 platform

Internet Machines FCRAMs
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Adds Toshiba second-generation fast-cycle random access memory to its IMpower network processing architecture

Appian Upgrades, Expands
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Announces a new release of its Optical Services Activation Platform; opens European headquarters with Mark D. Weeks as its VP of EMEA

Kooperationsvereinbarung für Datenübertragungsmöglichkeiten
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Pandatel hat mit Tellabs eine Kooperation vereinbart

Verizon Goes Long With Williams
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Williams Communications has signed an agreement to provide long-distance services to Verizon Global Networks

MFN Names Gov't Liaison
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network has appointed former Major General Harry D. Gatanas president for government operations

Auction Site Launches
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

E-Bay for fiber optics

Physicists Pushing the Envelope
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

UK scientists are to develop and test next-gen computing technology based upon an international particle physics experiment

Lightscape Sprouts in Belgium
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Providing enhanced capacity to Belgian cellular provider Mobistar's metropolitan area network

McLeod: 'Business as Usual'
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

The first day in court leaves Mcleod free to conduct business as usual with its customers, employees, and suppliers

Juniper Upgrades Router
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Edge `Routing with Backbone' equips service providers with new IP services and high-availability routing apabilities

Sitara Raises $23 Million
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Financing round led by Charles River Ventures; investors include Menlo Ventures, OneLiberty Ventures, New Enterprise Associates

Calient Hires, Ships
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Ships its DiamondWave 256 switch to carriers in three global markets; adds 3 executives

Movaz Scores in Idaho
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Movaz Networks selected by Syringa Networks to deploy high-capacity optical system for regional applications

Sorrento Signs Up Germans
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

All subsidiaries and affiliates of Deutsche Telekom will now have access to Sorrento's products

Ciena Closes Q1, Closes Plant
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Projects revenue for its fiscal first quarter ended January 31, 2002, of approximately $160M; will close its Marlborough, Mass., facility

Marconi Joins Navy
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Office of Naval Intelligence is using secure Marconi solutions to extend and expand capabilities for video-conferencing

Congress Gets Lobbied
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Stop the presses!

Bookham Reports on 2001
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Revenues in the fourth quarter were £2.1 million ($3.1 million) down 82% from the fourth quarter of 2000

NYSE Bounces NTL
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

NTL Inc. has fallen below the continued listing criteria relating to minimum share price

Another One Bites It
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Advanced Switching Communications announces plan of liquidation

Qwest Takes Steps
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Is filing with the SEC a shelf registration statement for $2.5 billion in debt and equity securities

Mockingbird Sighted in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Will market VOIP solution to Brazil’s telcos and service providers through distribution alliance with Brazil-based Prolan

OpsiTech Picks Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Jérôme Prieur has been appointed as vice president of sales and business development

Optibase Completes Trials
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Optibase has led the VideoGateway Consortium in developing a video streaming server for broadband networks

Nortel, Motorola Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Have agreed to create and deliver an integrated Voice-over-IP solution for the broadband-cable market

Vina Wins With Pac-West
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

Vina Technologies announces contract with Pac-West Telecomm for its integrated access solutions

Équipe Goes ISO
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2002

TÜV Management Service awards Équipe Communications Corp. ISO 9001:2000 Certification

TeraBurst Visualizes WANs
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Unveiles its innovative Wide Area Visualization Solution (WAVS)

Intel Intros Transponders
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

The TXN13200 and TXN17401 combine high-speed electronic components with a miniature optical receiver and transmitter

GlobalX Issues Defense
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Responds to allegations by a former employee regarding the company’s accounting practices

Cogent Cops Allied Riser
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Cogent's acquisition of Allied Riser Communications has been completed; Allied Riser’s common stock to be removed from Nasdaq

Consulting Firm Launches
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Telecom Dynamics, a consulting firm for the telecommunications industry, started by Ray Valmé

OKI Modulates at 40 Gigs
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Oki Semiconductor delivers two new electro-absorption modulators designed for 40-Gbit/s applications

Agere and Intoto, too!
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Agere Systems and Intoto introduce secure integrated network gateway solution for multi-gigabit networks

Yipes Delivers X-Rays
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Apex Radiology downloads 150,000 images each month over Yipes's optical networks

Cramer Offers Tool Kit
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Return on Investment tool kit contains a complete breakdown of the functions, processes, and performance metrics of an entire telco

Peacock Picks Marconi
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

NBC selects Marconi for new national broadband video distribution network

Williams Reports
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Unaudited Q4 2001 consolidated revenues of $330.3M, a sequential increase of $32.6M over Q3; more asset sales planned

Appian Goes Abroad
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

New release of its Optical Services Activation Platform supports carrier networks in Europe and other regions; opens European HQ

Cisco Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

John Hennessy, cofounder of MIPS Computer Systems

VPI, Lucent to Co-Market
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Collaboration introduces Lucent optical equipment configurations into VPIsystems' comprehensive network planning environment

Siemens Automates DWDM
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Implements automated wavelength provisioning into DWDM system analyzer

C&W Completes Exodus Buy
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Transaction, valued at $750 million, follows the approval of the US bankruptcy court

Picolight Launches Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Small form-factor pluggable 1310 nanometer transceivers provide gigabit network links up to 20 kilometers

S3 Pushes Processors
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Silicon & Software Systems (S3) announces the establishment of its Network Processing Solutions Centre

Quantum Bridge Goes Gig-Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Announces its Gigabit Ethernet WAN switch card designed for use in its QB5000 and QB3000 Optical Access Switch platforms

Carrier1 in Trouble
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

'Its identified opportunities have recently narrowed'

Agilent Tunes Testing
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

New tunable laser sources cover wavelength ranges from 1260 to 1640 nm

Nortel Enhances Sunrise
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Sunrise, Swiss alternative full-service telecommunications provider, has chosen Nortel's OPTera portfolio to expand its network

Symantec Offers VPN
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

New firewall and VPN solutions provide improved centralized management and speeds in excess of 1.5 Gbit/s

Cinta Goes to Trial
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Pacific LightNet to field trial Cinta’s WAVEJunction product family

CyOptics Opens InP Plant
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

New facility will produce high-performance indium phosphide-based modulators, lasers, and detectors

OptoLynx Extends Reach
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

Five sales organizations have been contracted to strengthen OptoLynx’s ability to serve its growing international customer base

Lawyers Gang Up on Carriers
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2002

'Fourteen law firms will now be acting as one.' Aaaaagh!

Umachines Unveils MEMS Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Digital 2-D MEMS 1x2 switch is the first in a series of MEMS-based networking products that Umachines will introduce in 2002

UBC Expands
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Moves upstairs

Williams Faces Suit
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Contends the spinoff of WCG from WMB was not in the best interests of both WMB and WCG shareholders

Power X Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Includes registering the company with the English court for financial administration that would coincide with funding round activity

Tektronix Targets Jitter
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

New optical jitter measurement instrument to help equipment manufacturers produce 10-Gbit/s Sonet/SDH equipment

FTTH Partnership Formed
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Eagle Broadband and World Wide Packets form strategic relationship for fiber-to-the-home market

Marconi Wins Contracts
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Omnitel Vodafone to make use of Marconi’s SDH and DWDM optical technologies; Marconi to put its software into BT’s national network

Cogent May Get Listed
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

To list on American Stock Exchange February 1, 2002, pending successful completion of Allied Riser acquisition

Sorrento Signs Japan Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Marubeni Network Systems will serve as official reseller of Sorrento Networks' metro/regional optical networking products in Japan

SureWest Doing FTTH
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Its telephone subsidiary, Roseville Telephone, has completed the first phase of its fiber-to-the-home program

Optical Cable Sued
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman and Herz!

Pacific Coast Spins Out
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Millions flee

Zygo Closes Q2
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Net sales of $39,962,000 for the six months ended December 30, 2001, decreased $16,701,000, or 29%, from the comparable prior year period

Ceragon Reports on Year
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Revenues for fiscal year 2001 reached $24.9 million, compared to $29.2 million in fiscal year 2000

Marconi Completes Components Sale
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2002

Marconi has completed the sale of its optical components business to Bookham Technology

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