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DSL Forum Sponsors ADLS2 Plugfest
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

Silicon vendors successfully complete the first step of the DSL Forum's plan to ensure ADLS2 physical layer interoperability

France Telecom Offers SDSL
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

France Telecom uses high-speed Symmetric Digital Subscribe Line technology to offer new services and solutions for businesses

Cogent Acquires Fiber Network Solutions
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

Cogent acquires the Internet service business, as well as five colocation facilities, of Fiber Network Solutions Inc.

MDTV, Vicom Cancel Merger Talks
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

MDU Communications decides that a merger with Vicom is not in the best interest of the company or its shareholders, after all

Hanaro Telecom Turns a Profit
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

Revenues improved 7.0% to 348.8B korean won (US$294.0M) in Q4, as the company posts an operating profit of 6.1B won (US$5.13M) for 2002

MEMS: Not Just Telecom Anymore!
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

CIR sees new opportunities for optical MEMS emerging outside of telecom, as total market will grow from $560M in 2003 to $1.7B by 2007

Ex-XO CEO Joins Carlyle Group
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

Daniel Akerson joins former presidents, prime ministers, and other power brokers as a managing director of the shadowy Carlyle Group

WaveRider Revenues Grow
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

WaveRider continues year-over-year sales growth, reporting 2002 revenues of $9.0M, a 15% increase over fiscal year 2001

Pirelli Scores in Romania
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2003

€32M deal to supply 2,800km OPGW telecom system on the country's main electrical transmission network (that's 1,139,113.35M Romanian Lei!)

Tenor Closes Down
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

'Tenor Networks will suspend operations and will begin an orderly process of permanently closing the business'

Multilink Announces Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Revenues for Q4 were $1.4M, down from $1.8M in the prior quarter and $26.7M last year; net loss came to $12.5M ($1.68 per share)

Alcatel Grids Nuclear Researchers
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) picks Alcatel's IP core network router to support its trans-Atlantic grid network

CSG Grows in Lithuania
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Lietuvos Telekomas, Lithuania's largest telecom operator, expands relationship with CSG Systems

Nortel Declares Dividends
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Nortel's board of directors declares dividends of as-yet-undetermined amount on various kinds of preferred shares

IDC Predicts VOIP Battle
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

A new report from IDC says a battle may be looming between carriers and IP PBX equipment vendors

Broadband Drives Internet Growth
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

IDC says the volume of Internet traffic will nearly double annually over the next five years, driven largely by broadband adoption

Verizon Lauds FCC on Broadband Call
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Tom Tauke, Verizon's policy chief, stresses promise of broadband, says FCC should remove barriers to 'last mile' competition

ADVA Enhances FSP 500
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

8-channel CWDM module, 2.5-Gbit/s service card, and Single Fiber Working solution strengthen the capabilities of ADVA's FSP 500

Gigabit Optics Optimizes CWDM
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Gigabit Optics launches three 'Patch' products to optimize existing CWDM systems through flexibility and affordable cost

Arbor Opens European Office
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Rob Pollard, director of EMEA sales, leads Arbor Arbor Networks' European operations from the company’s London office

Telefonica Reports Reduced Revenues
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

2001 revenues came in at €28,411.3M, down 8.5% from 2001; EBITDA slid in unison, falling 8.4% to €11,724.2M

Quartet Establishes Tunable MSA
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Iolon, Intel, Bookham, and Santur establish multi-source agreement based on the OIF's tunable laser implementation agreement

BT Wins Honeywell Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

BT wins five-year deal to manage and deliver communications and networking services to 220 Honeywell sites throughout Western Europe

Cedar Point Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Cedar Point Communications names J. Curt Hockemeier, president and CEO of Arbinet-thexchange, to its board

HanseNet Picks Level 3 for IP
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Level 3 expands IP transit agreement with HanseNet, one of Germany’s leading regional carriers

Path 1 Appoints VP/GM
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Path 1 names former Scientific Atlanta and Tandberg Television executive Patrick Bohana as vice president and general manager

New FTTH Group Founded
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

21st Century Infrastructures Consortium (21st CiC) formed to stimulate and promote Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Desk

Lightmaze Launches
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Lightmaze Solutions AG starts off with innovative 'mesh network topology' products for the metropolitan and enterprise market

Valere Power Raises $11M
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Valere Power raises $11M in third round of financing, led by Sierra Ventures and including Alcatel Ventures and Dali, Hook Partners

Network Electronics Wins in Japan
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Network Electronics VikinX routers selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government; flashlink optical transport system chosen by NTT

Manticom Interops With MidStream
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Manticom's integrated switching and transport Gigabit Ethernet solution interoperates with MidStream Technologies' video servers

China Mobile Picks Radcom Testers
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

China Mobile places a $300,000 order for Radcom's PrismLite WAN/LAN/ATM protocol analyzer and Performer MediaPro VOIP monitor

Lucent, SEC Reach Understanding
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2003

Lucent Technologies reaches agreement in principle with SEC staff to resolve all investigations into accounting irregularities

Ace-Comm Scores in Shaanxi
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Ace-Comm and Westlake Global Technology Solutions to provide mediation solutions to China's Shaanxi Telecom

Elcoteq, Infonet Team on IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Elcoteq, Europe's largest EMS company, will use Infonet to deploy an MPLS IP VPN network to support manufacturing on three continents

Nortel Deploys South of the Border
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Nortel Networks builds ATM-based metro ring in Mexico City for Telcel to integrate services, increase capacity, lower costs

Verizon CEO Disses FCC Ruling
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Seidenberg says FCC ruling continues flawed strategy for telecom competition, plans legal challenge

AT&T to Block Telemarketers
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

AT&T Government Solutions awarded $3.5M contract by the Federal Trade Commission to develop and implement a 'do not call' registry

Encore Supports Satellite IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Encore Networks adds enhanced IP VPN solutions for satellite network operators to its Bandit family of VPN appliances

MFN Launches Management Service
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Metromedia Fiber Network launches new database administration, management, and monitoring bundled service

Acterna Intros Ethernet Testers
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Acterna launches industry's most complete Ethernet solutions portfolio at IP.net Japan 2003

Free World Dialup Hits 10,000 Members
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Free World Dialup Internet telephone membership passes 10,000, says Jeff Pulver, CEO of Pulver.com

Azanda Goes East With MetaTech
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Azanda Network Devices expands sales channels in the Asian market through partnership with MetaTech Ltd.

Tata, Videsh Pick Corning Fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Corning optical fiber selected for Tata Teleservices' and Videsh Sanchar Nigam's nationwide long-distance network build

Vonage Launches Service in Tampa
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Vonage offers Digital Voice service for free unlimited local and long distance calling in Tampa, Florida

TeleHouse Profitable 5 Years Running
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Telehouse America, privately funded by a consortium of investors led by KDDI, achieves 5th consecutive year of net profitability

Metromedia Names Chairman/CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Metromedia International Group announces the election of Mark S. Hauf as chairman of its board of directors and CEO

Metrobility Helps School Upgrade
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Jackson Local Schools in Massillon, Ohio, deploys private wide-area telephone network using Metrobility Optical Systems solutions

NetLogic Ships Search Engine
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

NetLogic Microsystems announces volume production shipments of high-density logic device, the 18Mb NSE5512 network search engine

CoreDirector Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Ciena's CoreDirector optical networking solution completes Telcordia Osmine services process; now ready for deployment with ILECs

Anritsu Intros Testers
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Anritsu adds 10-Gigabit Ethernet module to its MD1230A Data Quality Analyzer; unleashes portable IP network analyzer

SesameTV Opens the Door to VOD
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Monaco Telecom, Alcatel, and Moviesystem, launch SesameTV, a video-on-demand (VOD) service delivered via ADSL

Mahi Unveils Net OASys
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Mahi Networks debuts Net OASys network optimization analysis system to accelerate carrier business improvements

Picosecond Offers 10-Gig Gizmo
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Picosecond Pulse Labs announces the Model 9030 integrated 10-Gbit/s modulator driver plus bias controller

Continuous Intros Flex21 Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Continuous Computing Corp. delivers application-ready, open architecture platform for telecom equipment manufacturers

Content Delivery Picks Up in '03
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

Content delivery networks start recovery in 2003, become indistinguishable from hosting markets, according to Probe Research

TIA Forecasts US Growth
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2003

TIA's 2003 Market Review and Forecast says spending in the US telecom industry will rise 8% to $736B, led by specialized services spending

GlobeCast Extends Network to Asia
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

France Telecom subsidiary extends ATM fiber ring to Singapore from Los Angeles, seamlessly linking Europe, North America, and Asia

Alcatel Goes to the Olympics
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

The Hellenic Telecommunications Organization selects Alcatel's 10-Gbit/s DWDM system for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens

NP Photonics Wins Star Wars Funds
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

NP Photonics wins a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract, worth $750,000 over two years, by the Missile Defense Agency

Duo Monitors Optical Performance
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Intelligent Photonics Control and MetroPhotonics collaborate on advanced solutions for optical performance monitoring

Ample Signs With Tomen
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Ample Communications signs sales and distribution agreement with Tomen America Inc., boosting its channels in Japan and China

LynuxWorks, Cavium Team on IPsec
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

LynuxWorks and its new SynergyWorks partner Cavium demonstrate 1.1 Gbit/s of encrypted IPsec traffic on an off-the-shelf server platform

AT&T and Cisco Join Forces
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

AT&T and Cisco expand market alliance for delivering global managed-networking services

SEC Sues Qwest Execs for Fraud
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

SEC files civil fraud charges against eight current and former Qwest employees, for artificially inflating revenues in 2000 and 2001

Former Qwest Execs Indicted for Fraud
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Four former executives charged with corporate accounting fraud, given 48 hours to surrender to the US Marshals Service

eBiscom Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

2002 revenues double to €320M and e.Biscom achieves positive EBITDA a year ahead of schedule, but it still loses €195.3M on the year

Equant Adds DSL to VPN
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Equant adds broadband DSL access to its global VPN solutions for multinational corporations

Cisco Extends Content Delivery
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

New scalable system optimizes security and manages application and content delivery to thousands of branch sites

Alcatel Intros VOIP Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Alcatel's OmniPCX Enterprise, an enterprise-wide IP communication platform, promises to usher in a new era of interactive communication

Nortel Consolidates Security
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Nortel Networks unveils Alteon Security Manager to consolidate network security management, simplify control of multiple platforms

AsiaInfo Names CEO, Chairman
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Xingsheng Zhang, previously chief marketing officer of Ericsson China, named CEO of AsiaInfo; James Ding elected chairman of board

German Bank Picks Sorrento
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

ING BHF-BANK uses Sorrento's SideStreet Channel technology to implement DWDM system on existing SDH network

Broadwing Sells Broadband Biz
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Broadwing to sell the assets of its broadband business, including the Broadwing name, to C III Communications for $129M in cash

Fortinet Breaks Into Germany
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Fortinet establishes an office in Germany and hires Michael Grace as regional director; signs distribution agreement with eSeSIX Computer

Peribit Goes to BAT for SAP
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

British American Tobacco (BAT) selects Peribit Networks Sequence Reducer products to facilitate SAP rollout

Newport Unveils Pedestal Post
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

New Pedestal Post System from Newport offers ultra-high stability, flexibility for optical mounting

Looking Glass Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Looking Glass Networks deploys Cisco's ONS 15600 MSSP in five MANs; introduces infrastructure design and construction service

Pirelli Intros EasySplice Fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Pirelli's new FreeLight EasySplice optical fiber helps operators cut costs by reducing signal attenuation from splice loss

Choice One Chooses Lucent
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Lucent Technologies PacketStar gateways to upgrade Choice One's multiservice ATM network throughout Northeast and Midwest

KDDI Picks Fortinet Firewall
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Japan's #2 telco selects Fortinet's FortiGate Antivirus Firewall platform for its managed security services

Expand Accelerates VOIP Rollout
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Expand announces new ACCELERATOR functionality to enable VOIP rollout to branch offices over low-speed links

IBM, Alcatel Team on IP
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

IBM and Alcatel sign alliance to provide end-to-end IP solutions to enterprise customers, maximizing return on investment

Telstra Picks Cisco for 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Australia's Telstra accelerates Internet backbone to 10 Gbit/s with 12000 Series Internet routers from Cisco

$12M Flows Through Arteris
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

French semiconductor startup Arteris raises $12M from a syndicate of international venture capital firms, led by Atlas Venture

Sylantro Hires Biz Dev VP
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2003

Telco veteran Jack Sorci joins Sylantro Systems to head its business development and channel efforts

IP Unity Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

IP Unity appoints telecom sales veteran Mark McIlvane as senior VP of global sales

C-Cor, Leitch Team on Video
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

C-Cor partners with Leitch Technology for improved performance and reduced cost of global digital video transport and switching

Kichips Debuts Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Kichips designs the industry’s first true variable-length switch fabric, providing 10 times lower price, power, and latency

BellSouth Increases Dividend 5%
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

BellSouth approves a 5% increase in its dividend, declaring an increased quarterly dividend of $0.21 per common share

Exchange @ 200 Paul Wins Customers
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Exchange @ 200 Paul @ 200 signs 40 new customers, adds international and wireless carriers, and increases revenue by double digits

Oplink Goes for Outsourcing
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Oplink continues expansion of contract optical manufacturing services for its global base of OEM customers

ADVA Tops Euro Metro WDM
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Infonetics says ADVA captured 26% of the EMEA market for metro WDM transport and switches (up from 13% last year) to grab the #1 spot

CyOptics Acquires Cenix Factory
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

CyOptics acquires Cenix's Allentown, Pa., optical component packaging capabilities and hires the core manufacturing technical team

TeleWire Intros FlexPull Innerduct
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Arris TeleWire Supply introduces FlexPull, an innovative textile innerduct with independent cells for cable installation in conduit

Atrica Picks Lattice Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Atrica selects Lattice 10-Gigabit Ethernet Field-Programmable System Chip (FPSCs) for carrier-class metro core switches

ILX Intros Temperature Controllers
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

ILX Lightwave intros the LDT-5900 Series precision temperature controllers for laser diodes and photonics devices

AMCC, MoSys Team on Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. uses MoSys' 1T-SRAM embedded memory technologies for development of traffic management communications

Internet Photonics Completes TIRKS
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Internet Photonics completes major milestone in the Telcordia Osmine services process for LightStack MXA

OnFiber Boosts Revenue 500%
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

OnFiber Communications exceeds its goals, ending 2002 with approximately $15M in revenue, an increase of more than 500% over 2001

Spirent Tests Redback SMS
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Spirent's PPPoX emulation test suite helps demonstrate performance of Redback's SMS 10000 SL subscriber management system

Pioneer Predicts GigE Growth
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Pioneer Consulting predicts global Gigabit Ethernet equipment market to hit $10B by 2008

BellSouth Intros Wavelength Services
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

BellSouth's next-generation optical solution enables businesses to move large volumes of data faster than ever before

Creditors OK AT&T Canada Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

AT&T Canada's restructuring plan approved by 91% of creditors, representing 99% of the total value of affected claims

Vitesse Expands MAC Family
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Vitesse expands family of highly integrated 10-Gbit/s Ethernet MACs and delivers the industry's first QUADSpeed MAC

Fujitsu, Vivace Ink Services Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Fujitsu to provide engineering, furnishing, and installation services for Vivace Networks’ Viva product family

Level 3 Gains Customers
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Level 3 provides network services to George Washington University, University of Oregon, and Southern Crossroads

Agere Intros High-Speed Interface
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Agere Systems announces universal Serial Storage Interface Platform to increase data throughput in high-speed storage applications

Bottomline Bills With AT&T
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Bottomline Technologies uses AT&T Internet Data Center to host growing Web-based legal e-Billing services

Agilent Opens in Malaysia
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Agilent Technologies opens two new facilities in Malaysia for R&D and manufacturing of new technologies

Dominion Boosts FSO Sales
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Dominion Lasercom increased sales of its DAViD free space optics system by 1400% in 2002

Progress Does Net Management
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Progress Telecom has announced it will offer Network Operations Center (NOC) services to corporate and carrier customers

ADVA Provides Outlook
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

ADVA anticipates first-quarter revenues of between €20M and €25M

Q4 Looks Sunny to Infonetics
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Service provider edge routers and switches, DSL, next-gen voice products, and overall optical spending all up in 4Q02

NTT Europe Joins Band-X
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

NTT Europe joins the Band-X IP Transit Exchange

Analysys Sees Biz Broadband Boom
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Sees business data service revenues enjoying double-digit growth rates into 2003 thanks to the demand for broadband access services

Velio Adds 10-Gig SerDes, Retimer
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Adds 10-Gig solutions to SerDes portfolio; releases high-speed multi-gigabit retimer/repeater for Ethernet, FC, Infiniband, Sonet apps

Xilinx Touts 10-Gig Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Demonstrates serial technology at 10 Gbit/s on a single channel using a standard CMOS logic process

Azanda Inks Korea Distribution Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Azanda Network Devices signs Korean distribution agreement with MJL Technology to expand its presence in Korean semiconductor market

Dell'Oro Sees Equipment Shipment Dip
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Optical Transport Equipment Market declined 4% Q/Q in 4Q02 to $1.5 billion, according to Dell'Oro Group report

Enterasys Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2002 was $122.7 million, compared with revenue of $120.1 million for the second quarter

Lamina Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

Lamina Ceramics appoints David McConaghy vice president of sales

KMI Looks at Fiber Markets
News Wire Feed | 2/24/2003

KMI Research publishes new market studies on worldwide fiber and cable markets and Indian fiber market

OIF Focuses on 10-Gig, Data Transport
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

The Optical Internetworking Forum creates four new technical work projects for 2003, names three new working group chairmen

Teem Turns €10M Trick
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

Teem Photonics secures €10M (US$10.76) in third runding round, led by Paris-based CDC IXIS Innovation

Cril Offers OSS Software
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

Cril Telecom Software issues two major software releases complete with comprehensive business modeling and ROI calculation

Force10 Puts $41M in the Bank
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

Force10 Networks closes $41M investment round, bringing its total investment to $209M

Agilent Reports a Loss
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

As orders drop in North America, Agilent loses $112M ($0.24 per share) on a GAAP basis from total Q1 revenue of $1.41B

Corona Pockets $7.5M
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

Corona Optical Systems secures $7.5M in Series B round of funding, led by Megunticook Management and Sterling Holding Company

DOJ Backs Qwest LD Bids
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

Qwest receives positive recommendation on three-state long-distance application from US Department of Justice

TeliaSonera Offers ADSL Services
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

TeliaSonera is now offering two new Skanova ADSL services to operators in Sweden

PMC-Sierra Reforms Practices
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

PMC-Sierra separates the roles of CEO and Chairman, adopts a Code of Ethics for principal executive and senior financial officers

Latvian Capital 'Screams' Ahead
News Wire Feed | 2/21/2003

Riga has purchased the Scream Service Creation Manager platform from net.com to connect municipality with a multiservice broadband network

FTTH Council Celebrates FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Fiber-to-the-Home Council thinks the FCC decision to relieve FTTH networks from 'unbundling' regulations will spur investment

Verizon Vents Over FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

'The Federal Communications Commission had a great opportunity today and blew it'

BellSouth Bemoans FCC Ruling
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

The commission 'missed an historic opportunity' to fix the telecom sector, perpetuating the stifling of capital investment and R&D

WorldCom Lauds FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

WorldCom's happy about the call on UNE-P, but still upset about the deregulation of broadband

Qwest Laments FCC Ruling
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

It's 'disappointed' that the FCC missed its chance to jump-start the telecom industry

IBEW Commends FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers believes the FCC decision should bolster the telecom industry

CompTel OK With FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

The Competitive Telecommunications Association is happy with the ruling on UNE, but uneasy about the deregulation of broadband

AT&T Lukewarm on FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

AT&T calls the FCC decision a difficult compromise, with broadband deregulation for the Bells but a big role for the states in UNE

TIA Cheers FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

The Telecommunications Industry Association believes the FCC's deregulation of broadband facilities will spur a telecom recovery

HTBC Applauds FCC Decision
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

The High Tech Broadband Coalition says the FCC's action deregulating broadband facilities will provide a boost to broadband services

FCC Rules on Regulations
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Greater incentives for broadband buildout and greater granularity in determining unbundled network elements are key actions

SBC Reacts to FCC Vote
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

SBC President William Daley is happy about the FCC's decision on broadband, but thinks it missed the call on local phone competition

Swiftcomm Doubles Up on PhoenixSoft
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

PhoenixSoft to provide Swiftcomm with an additional CMS/2000 system, thereby doubling its network capacity

ITXC Opens Frankfurt POP
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

ITXC opens carrier facility in Frankfurt to provide both Eastern and Western European carriers with a convenient connection point

Ikanos Scores $30M
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Ikanos receives $30M in Series D funding, led by Sequoia Capital, to support volume shipments and production of its broadband chipsets

Interactive Enterprise Hires Execs
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Interactive Enterprise hires Tom Connor as VP of sales and Saeed Anwar as principal systems engineer to focus on North American market

Intel Intros NPUs for SMEs
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Intel announces first network processor product line for home and small to medium enterprise applications

Santera Upgrades SanteraOne
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Full IXC-Tandem replacement and wireless gateway functionality added to SanteraOne; Cinergy picks Santera to replace Nortel and CopperComm

Verizon Certifies Independent Labs
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Verizon certifies eight independent labs to evaluate new central office equipment for network and service reliability

Ciena Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Ciena posts revenue of $70.5M, a sequential increase of 14%, for a GAAP net loss of $107.1M, or $0.25 per share

Germans Picks Redback SMS
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

German city carrier Wobcom selects Redback's subscriber management systems (SMS) platform to create competitive broadband services

Am-Beo Scores With XTS
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

XTS Network will use Am-Beo’s rate-rec software to handle rating and revenue settlements for its telecommunications services

Fiberlogix Launches Non-Linear Fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Fiberlogix announces its non-linear fiber, targeted toward applications in optical fiber sensors and telecommunications

TeliaSonera Offers IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

TeliaSonera launches a nordic IP-VPN service for corporations in need of cross-border business networking and data communication

Newport Intros Laser Soldering System
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Newport Corp. delivers first commercial laser soldering system for fiber optic component manufacturing

Extreme Hires Pronk
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

Extreme Networks appoints Rob Pronk as director of sales for EMEA

BaySpec Intros CWDM OSA Engine
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

BaySpec ships IntelliSpectro CWDM Optical Spectrum Analyzer Engines, the first devices of their type in the world, to a tier one customer

MPLS Forum Takes on Layer 2
News Wire Feed | 2/20/2003

MPLS Forum tackles service interworking of Layer 2 protocols and enhancements to the User-to-Network Interface; adds three new members

BellSouth Alters Accounting Method
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

BellSouth announces change in method of accounting for advertising and publishing business, effective January 1, 2003

ADC Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

ADC's quarterly sales totaled $200M, for a GAAP net loss of $42M, or $0.05 per share; breakeven target is $215M in revenues

Optinel Adds Dragon
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Optinel Systems adds Jay Dragon as vice president of global sales to push its Plexis MFX transport system worldwide

ITC^DeltaCom Picks Telution's OSS
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Southern US telco ITC^DeltaCom taps Telution to power its integrated telecommunication services growth plans

SmartPipes Joins NetScreen Alliance
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

SmartPipes support NetScreen's integrated security solutions in its provisioning and security solution, IP PolicyPro SecureSite

OSS Market Shifts Toward Europe, Asia
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

OSS market growth accelerates in Europe and Asia as global demand shifts, according to new research from Dittberner Associates

Zarlink Debuts Switch Chips
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Zarlink launches high-quality, 16-port Fast Ethernet switching chips

Radcom Tests Samsung Services
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Samsung Networks chooses Radcom's VOIP Performer system for pre-deployment testing of corporate Internet services

Teleglobe Links Iceland, Denmark
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Teleglobe selected by NORDUnet to provide high-speed connection between Reykjavik, Iceland and Lyngby, Denmark

Wasatch Opens Holography Fab
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Wasatch Photonics announces the opening of its new 'holographic manufacturing facility' -- does that mean it's not really there?

NEON Selects ECI's XDM Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

NEON Communications selects XDM­ converged metro optical transport platform from ECI Telecom's Lightscape Optical Networks Division

McLeodUSA Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Q4 telco EBITDA of $11.4M, up from $10.3M in the prior quarter; full-year telco EBITDA of $22.8M, up from loss of $36.0M in 2001

NComm CEO to Chair Standards Body
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

NComm CEO Bill Matern has been selected as chair of the American National Standards Institute T1.231 ad hoc committee

Civcom Makes Waves in Asia
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Civcom reports continued growth in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore, as customers opt for Free-X optical switches

TeliaSonera Sums Up Year
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

2002 was a landmark year, thanks to the close of the merger and significantly increased margins in mobile operations

ADVA, Inrange Test 2-Gig FC
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

ADVA Optical Networking and Inrange successfully complete 2-Gbit/s Fibre Channel interoperability testing

Intel VPN-Enables Centrino
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Intel and Check Point to enable enhanced remote access security on upcoming Intel Centrino mobile technology

ECI Telecom to Sell InnoWave
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

ECI Telecom agrees to sell its wholly owned subsidiary InnoWave ECI Wireless Systems to Alvarion Ltd. for approximately $20M

Schacht Out, Russo In at LU
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

President and CEO Patricia Russo named chairman of Lucent; Henry Schacht steps down, but will remain a member of the board

SPI Breaks Laser Power Record
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Southampton Photonics scientist produces 3.5W of output power from a 980nm fiber laser, a world record for power at that wavelength

Stena Metall Picks Song
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Stena Metall AB is using Song Networks to make its data communications more efficient in its locations in Sweden and Denmark

Telcordia, CGE&Y Team on OSS
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Telcordia and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young to collaborate on the development, marketing, and integration of OSS solutions

Corvis Holders Sue Robertson Stephens
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Class action filed on behalf of purchasers of Corvis securities regarding Robertson Stephens's 'false and misleading' buy recommendations

Adax Emulates VOB for EANTC
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

European Advanced Networking Test Center selects Adax for comprehensive Voice-over-Broadband emulator

Aurora Unifies Billing for Vodat
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Vodat Solutions selects Aurora UK to manage billing for its converged voice, IP, and video services

China Netcom Uses Nortel's Passport
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

China Netcom deploys Passport multiservice switches to expand data services, IP VPNs to more than 110 cities nationwide

Mapcom, Optical Solutions Team Up
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Mapcom Systems and Optical Solutions form strategic marketing partnership for fiber-to-the-home installation services

LambdaNet Makes Cuts in Spain
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

LambdaNet Communications will slash its Spanish network and staff to match lowered demand for connectivity

Qwest Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Qwest reports net income of $2.7B ($1.61 per share) for Q4 but loses $35.9B ($21.35 per share) for the full year

Verso Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Revenue totaled $10.7M, up slightly from the prior quarter, for net income of $82,000, or $0.00 per share

Nortel Enhances Passport VPNs
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Key IP VPN enhancements to Nortel's Passport portfolio help increase IP service revenue opportunities with lower additional capex

Cisco Touts IP Progress
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Cisco expands leadership position in IP communications by driving productivity gains and ROI for a wide variety of new customers

Corning and D-Link Ink Fiber Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Corning signs long-term agreement to supply D-Link India with InfiniCor and SMF-28 optical fibers

FiberNet Offers T1/E1 Services
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

FiberNet now offers T-1 and E-1 services, further extending network capabilities for customers

Sprint Sued by Shareholders
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Class action lawsuits filed against Sprint on behalf of FON and PCS investors over tax debacle

OCP Offers Transceiver With DDM
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Optical Communication Products announces SFP optical transceivers with integrated digital diagnostic monitoring (DDM) functionality

Sage Sees VOIP Productivity Gains
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

New study by Sage Research shows 'real and compelling' IP telephony productivity gains across entire organization

3Com and Citel Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

3Com and Citel Technologies make IP telephony migration simpler and more affordable for enterprise PBX users

Array Slashes Network Complexity
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Array Networks reduces network complexity with new integrated security platform, Array SP Version 6

Packeteer Takes Xpress Train
News Wire Feed | 2/19/2003

Packeteer's new PacketShaper Xpress adds traffic acceleration to speed the performance of networked apps and extend bandwidth resources

BinOptics Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

BinOptics appoints telecom veteran Richard T. Liebhaber to its board of directors

360 Builds on T-Systems Relationship
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

360networks signs a multi-year North American contract extension with T-Systems, with terms undisclosed

Alcatel Enables Voice Over Cable
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Leading Swiss cable network provider Cablecom has launched telephony services via their cable TV network using Alcatel technology

Kagoor Teams With NTT-ME
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Leading NTT integrator NTT-ME to distribute Kagoor’s VOIP Border Control product line in Japan

Alloptic Polishes GEMS
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Alloptic intros the GigaForce Element Management System (GEMS) for seamless management of services across provider networks

Juniper Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Juniper appoints Kenneth Levy, chairman of KLA-Tencor Corporation, to the board of directors

Velio Upgrades I/O Technology
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Velio introduces GigaCore2 next-generation I/O technology that enables platforms to double backplane speed

Nortel Lays Out VOIP Roadmap
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Nortel defines Succession Services suite, including a VOIP VPN offering, product enhancements, and 'road map' for future integration

Nokia Goes to the Edge
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Gives operators new services and a better grip on revenues with 'Intelligent Edge,' including content delivery solutions

Santec Unveils Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Santec announces a high-performance tunable laser, the RSL-500

Blue Coat Releases ROBO-Cop
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Blue Coat's new 'ROBO-Cop' application patrols Web traffic for remote offices and branch offices (ROBOs)

S3 Intros Intel NPU Solutions
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

S3 announces Intel IXP 2xxx application frameworks for the ATM, Ethernet, Traffic Management, and Content Classification markets

Cisco Beefs Up Security
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Cisco unveils an array of intrusion protection and firewall extensions to its integrated security portfolio

Verizon Picks Spirent to Test DSL
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Verizon purchases Spirent's PPP over Ethernet over ATM (PPPoEoA) test solution to support the deployment of high-speed DSL services

Solid OK'd for MontaVista Linux
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Solid FlowEngine validated on MontaVista Linux, enabling more efficient time-to-market strategies for software developers

Sheer Supports IP-VPN Services
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Sheer Networks expands its Broadband Operating Supervisor to provide integrated service activation and assurance for IP-VPNs

Cisco Gets Fed Reseller
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

InterNetwork Experts receives federal channel authorization from Cisco

Mosaid Intros Intel Development Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Mosaid introduces comprehensive search engine development platform for the Intel IXP2400 and IXP2800 network processors

NTT Deploys Juniper T-Series
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

NTT Communications deploys Juniper's T-Series platform in NTT/VERIO Global IP Network to enable new revenue-generating services

ADC Selects Metalink Chipset
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

ADC selects Metalink broadband access chipsets to lower costs for HDSLx platforms

Zhone Acquires NEC Eluminant
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

NEC USA subsidiary NEC Eluminant Technologies acquired by Zhone Technologies

Siemens 'Surpasses' Interop Test
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Surpass voice-over-cable solution successfully completes interoperability testing in accordance with new Euro-PacketCable standard

Packet Design Spins Off Two More
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Packet Design spins off two new companies to focus on control-plane enhancements, high-speed networking

Tellabs Touts Dense Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2003

Tellabs delivers world's densest digital crossconnect, enabling telecom operators to integrate data and voice

Cypress Samples GFP Framer Chip
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Says it's the industry's first 2.5 Gbit/s channelized Sonet/SDH framer with Generic Framing Procedure

Zarlink CFO to Go
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Jean-Jacques Carrier will be leaving 'by the end of the summer to pursue other business opportunities'

Samsung, Arcturus Make CPE Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

The S3C2500-RGP can be used as the basis of a wide range of access equipment for homes and small offices

MetroPhotonics Ships Prototypes
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

MetroPhotonics delivers SurePath MonitorTM engineering prototypes to Tier 1 customers

Seaway Hires Director of Operations
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Seaway increases silicon operations experience in management team with hire of Paul Muysson

Fairchild to Supply OMM MEMS
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Fairchild Semiconductor will supply OMM with MEMS wafers for use in optical networking applications

Alcatel Supplies Network in Nigeria
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Euro 675 million contract Major confirms and extends Alcatel's number one position in Africa

Brix Assesses VOIP
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Brix's VoIP assessment service qualifies enterprise networks for IP telephony across all sites prior to actual deployment and operation

MagiQ Demos Quantum Cryptography
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

MagiQ Technologies unveils Navajo -- the first commercial quantum cryptography system -- at DEMO 2003

Startup Modulates the Last Mile
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Broadband Physics, Inc. announces a powerful new class of broadband last mile modulation called Sub-Band Division Multiplexing (SDM)

Abilene Gets 10-Gig Upgrade
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

First phase of 10 Gbit/s network for research and education complete

Pirelli Cable Goes to Italy, Ireland
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Panduit Ltd. is distributor for Pirelli's Sirocco Blown Fibre System; Wood Communications will distribute DeskWave data cables in Eire

Agere Ships Single-Chip NPU
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

Agere announces world's fastest network processor integrating four chips into one

Jennic Intros SPI-3 Core
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

SPI-3 interface IP core to address the requirements of several applications across the line card

Dowslake Opens Production in China
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2003

The low-cost, 14,000 sq. ft. facility with highly skilled work force provides competitive advantage to OEM system customers

Avrio Intros 10-Gig Transponder
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Integrates optical receiver, optical transmitter and electrical SerDes functionality in small form factor module

EDC Backs Nortel With $750M
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Nortel Networks announces $750M support facility with EDC and details of special matters to be considered at upcoming shareholders meeting

Weisberg Quits Tellium Board
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Marc Weisberg resigns from Tellium's board of directors

Agder Energi Uses Digiquant
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Norwegian utility Agder Energi diversifies with Digiquant service offerings based on IMS service management software

Acreo Launches Broadband Test Bed
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Acreo's 'Test-bed for Broadband Communication' is a nationwide project to develop and test the next generation of communications

Song Reports Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Song Networks' financial restructuring has been successfully completed, and it reports positive EBITDA on increased revenue

LanOptics Appeals Nasdaq Delisting
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Nasdaq says LanOptics' shares don't have a aggregate market value high enough to remain listed, but they're not taking that lying down

Ethernet Switching Market Slips
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Gartner Dataquest says Ethernet switching market experienced a revenue decline of 8.9% as shipments increased by 14.3% in 2002

Acterna Files Q3 Report
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Acterna files its Form 10-Q with the Securities & Exchange Commission

Telus Reports Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Strong wireless performance and progress on wireline efficiency drive growth, but Telus still loses $139M thanks to restructuring costs

Anritsu Buys Shares of Nissho
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Anritsu to purchase 500,000 shares of Nissho Electronics for $4.7M, for a 2% ownership stake

Rogers Reports Strong Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Revenue up 12.3% and operating profit up 26% with solid performances across cable, wireless, and media businesses

Koncent Creates Collimators
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Koncent Communication releases its Multi-Mode Fiber Collimators, including single fiber, dual fiber, and the mini-sizes

ITU, Arab League Get Cozy
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

ITU and the League of Arab States sign cooperation agreement, laying the groundwork for coordination of telecommunications projects

Dell'Oro: Router Market Down 15%
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Total router market declined 15% in 2002, to $6.1 billion, according to Dell'Oro Group

Verso Closes Clarent Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Verso closes acquisition of Clarent's assets for $9.8M in notes, unlocking new markets and doubling distribution channels

Gigabit Optics Goes Macro
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Gigabit Optics launches the Gigabit Macro series: eight new macro mux/demux and OADM products to better serve current systems

Optelecom Intros DTV CWDM
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Optelecom debuts its SpectraStream 128 single fiber video transmission system

Tollgrade Acquires Acterna Tester
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

Tollgrade acquires Cheetah status and performance monitoring product line from Acterna for $14.3 million in cash

X2 MSA Group Ratifies Spec
News Wire Feed | 2/14/2003

X2 MSA group ratifies specification for 10-Gigabit pluggable fiber optic transceivers

Trujillo Named CEO of Orange
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

American Solomon Trujillo replaces Jean François Pontal as chief executive officer of Orange

Verstraete Becomes Orange CFO
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Thierry Lemaitre becomes chief financial officer of Wanadoo, replacing Wilfried Verstraete, who becomes CFO of Orange

Rate Hikes All Around
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

AT&T, VarTec, and WorldxChange raise rates for '10-10' long-distance services; AT&T, BellSouth, and Sprint raise international charges

Terabeam Wins Another Patent
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Free-space optics and millimeter-wave transmission leader Terabeam awarded another patent for beam navigation

TriQuint Q4 Revenue Rises
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Revenue of $72.7M is 11.1% higher than Q4 2001, and 2003 revenue could climb 8% to 10% from last year

CenturyTel to Acquire Digital Teleport
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Federal bankruptcy court approves CenturyTel's $38M bid to acquire the assets of Digital Teleport Inc.

Cogent Picks Up Genuity's Scraps
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Cogent guarantees five-day service delivery to Genuity ISPs threatened with service cancellation

Corning Closes Fountain Valley Fab
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Corning to discontinue wavelength switching and blocking product lines, closing its Fountain Valley, Calif. facility

Tyco Names Operational Excellence VP
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Naren K. Gursahaney has been named to the newly created position of VP of 'operational excellence' (and unfortunately, they're not kidding)

BT's Q3 Profits Jump
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Profit before taxation, at £521M, was up 37%; earnings per share, at £0.041, was up 71%

Telefonica Teams With Terra Lycos
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Telefonica and Terra Lycos sign a long-term strategic alliance to boost their leadership in the Internet sector

Sprint Wins at Burlington Resources
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Sprint provides innovative Layer 2 services to independent oil and gas company Burlington Resources for domestic and international use

Molex, KiloLambda Team on MWS
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Molex and KiloLambda to collaborate, a grant for $1M, in the development and marketing of a Multi-Wavelength Source (MWS)

ITXC Picks Cisco for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

ITXC Corp. chooses the Cisco AS5000 Universal Gateway and PGW 2200 Softswitch as the basis for the world's largest voice-over-IP network

Juniper Expands Certification Program
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

New E-series certification track enables candidates to validate skills based on specific platform experience levels

TATA Picks Marconi for SDH
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Leading Indian operator TATA Teleservices awards Marconi $16M frame contract for SDH network deployment

Alcatel Takes on Wireless Backhaul
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Alcatel intros its brand-new terminal 'Quad E1 Multi-mode,' adding breakthrough functions for mobile backhaul applications

Nokia Slashes R&D Staff
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Nokia Networks hopes to improve competitiveness by streamlining R&D sites, cutting 550 positions in the US, the UK, Sweden, and Finland

NEC Unveils BlueFire Router
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

NEC's integrated BlueFire IX1035 router to provide secure, reliable access for branch, home, and remote workers

Broadcom Intros IPSec Processor
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Broadcom introduces 500-Mbit/s PCI-based IPSec processor card for integration with Check Point's VPN-1/Firewall-1 solution

Micromuse Teams With TMN
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Micromuse and Telecom Media Networks (TMN), a division of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, are working together on business availability

Sumitomo Expands Distribution Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave expands distributor agreement with Power & Telephone to include FutureFLEX air-blown fiber system

Sage Points Out Pressing OSS Issues
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Service providers identify security, inventory management among most pressing OSS issues at the Jan. 27 Sage Technology Roundtable

Are SLAs Worth the Trouble?
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

New Yankee Group report finds service-level agreements still don't mean much for European businesses

Centillium Unveils DSL Chip
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Centillium Communications sets ADSL performance milestone, delivers data rates exceeding 20 Mbit/s with advanced chipset

Alcatel Partners With Native
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Native Networks enlisted to accelerate Alcatel's offering of expanded metro Ethernet over SDH features

Probe: Internet Grows Slow in LA
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

The depressed economies in most of the Latin American countries are holding back the rates of growth of Internet connectivity

Telstra Picks Alcatel for Undersea
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Telstra selects Alcatel for the Bass Strait 2 undersea cable in Australia, enhancing network capacity between Tasmania and Victoria

BT Goes Yahoo for Broadband
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Yahoo! and BT strike far-reaching broadband distribution agreement

FatPipe Fattens MPVPN
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

FatPipe Networks releases FatPipe MPVPN version 3.O, providing fault tolerance for VPN infrastructures and enhanced load balancing

Ignis Ships SFP Evaluation Kit
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Ignis Optics introduces a new Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) evaluation kit, a comprehensive test platform

MetaSolv Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Revenues were $23.5M, up 23% from $19.2M for 4Q01; net loss totaled $11.2M ($0.29 per share), a leap from just $521,000 for 4Q01

Tasman Opens R&D Center in India
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Tasman Networks announces development center in India to meet growing demand for enterprise bandwidth solutions

Essex Sells Hyperfine for DOD Project
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Essex hyperfine WDM 16-channel, 6.25 GHz mux/demux sold to the University of Central Florida for DARPA project on RF comms

Precision Measures Wavelengths
News Wire Feed | 2/13/2003

Precision Photonics announces release of the Sweepmeter SW1501 ultra-precise tunable laser linearization system

Core Networks Seeks Partners
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Core Networks launches CoreDuet home networking partner program to address CableHome market

Sprint Picked by NC College
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

North Carolina Wesleyan College selects Sprint local, long distance, Internet, and data equipment

Hosted VOIP to Grow 1000-Fold
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Market for hosted VOIP services to grow from $46 million in 2001 to $36.5 billion in 2008, according to Allied Business Intelligence study

NetScreen Secures MRIS
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS) secures network with NetScreen security solutions

Telops Hires VP of S&M
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Michel Roy named to the position of vice president, sales & marketing

NEC Demos at CeBIT 2003
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

NEC to show off its latest optical storage equipment, security products, and supercomputers, among others, at CeBIT 2003

Intasys Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Retired French Naval officer Jean-Michel Brière comes on board as the new marketing VP at Intasys Billing Technologies

Opto Speed Opens US Office
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Swiss manufacturer of optoelectronic modules opens sales office in Silicon Valley, names Ching-An Cheng and Daniel Hung to run it

Qwest Unveils Montana LD Plans
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Qwest outlines its long-distance plans for Montana

Cisco Intros 7301 Edge Router
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Cisco introduces the 7301 router, a robust single-rack-unit router for the customer network edge, and Primus Canada buys it

Nortel Enhances Contact Center
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Nortel Networks announces enhanced contact center, self-service solutions to improve customer experience

Crosswave Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Revenues grow steadily to ¥4.90B (US$41.3M), up 13.5% from Q2 and up 65.3% from last year's Q3

FT: No Plans to Sell Subs
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

France Telecom denies considering the sale of Wanadoo's British and Spanish subsidiaries

Qwest Overstated Another $357M
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Whoops!

VPN/Security Market Grows Strong
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

North American service providers to spend $931M for VPN and security services in 2007, while their European counterparts will spend $382M

Cox Boosts Q4 Revenue
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Cox Communications revenues increased 16% year-over-year, and the company expects further growth of 14% to 15% in 2003

Looking Glass Boasts Revenue Jump
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Looking Glass anticipates continued revenue growth and expects all of its remaining networks to be operating cash flow breakeven in 2003

Fujitsu Picks AMCC's Processors
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Fujitsu's GeoStream R900 series of routers will integrate AMCC's network processor, traffic manager, and switch fabric platforms

Alcatel Sells Atlinks Share
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Alcatel exercises put option on Thomson for its 50% shareholding in their common joint venture Atlinks

IP Unity Teams With Versada
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

IP Unity and Versada Networks partner to provide carrier-grade, presence-based services to network, service, and content providers

Huawei Picks Silicon Access
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Huawei Technologies selects Silicon Access Networks' iFlow Data Path Processing Platform

Agilent Invests in MEMX
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Agilent Technologies' venture unit invests in MEMX's $8M Series B round of funding to develop MEMS-based solutions

Apcon Unsheathes Ethernet Blade
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Apcon's new 10/100/1000 Ethernet blade supports Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet over copper simultaneously

New Edge Installs Private Network
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

New Edge Networks completes installation of private data network for ICON, a manufacturer and marketer of fitness equipment

Telecom Vendors Split Between Markets
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

The line between enterprise and service provider requirements is becoming blurred as financial pressure forces the two sides together

Applied Materials Q1 Sales Drop
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Applied Materials announces net sales of $1.05B, down 27% from $1.45B in the prior quarter, for a net loss of $66M ($0.04 per share)

Charter Names SVP of Midwest Ops
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Charter has named Lee Clayton to the SVP-Operations post for the company's Midwest Division

Motorola Intros AltiVec Technology
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

New code libraries, application notes, and design support expedite application development with AltiVec instruction set

Kagoor Networks Scores $7.5M
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Kagoor Networks starts 2003 with $7.5M in Series C financing, led jointly by VantagePoint Venture Partners and ComVentures

ECI Telecom Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/12/2003

Revenues were $149M, up only slightly from Q3, but net loss was reduced significantly from $89.1M to just $7.0M ($0.06 per share)

Navigata Picks 360networks' OVPN
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

360networks announces Optical Virtual Private Network contract win with Navigata Communications, a member of the SaskTel group

Sycamore Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Revenue was $10.8M, down from $21.8M in last year's Q2, but GAAP net loss fell to $16.1M ($0.06 per share) from $35.3M over the same span

ILX Upgrades Test Software
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

ILX Lightwave Corp. announces the latest release of its powerful new SPA-9000 Laser diode test software

Sprint Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Sprint's FON Group declares a dividend of $0.125 per share

Sprint Picks Alcatel for DWDM
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Alcatel's 1696 Metro Span DWDM equipment will power Sprint's communication transport network

Sprint Honchos Stay Put for Now
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

With Gary Forsee's appointment tied up in court, both Esrey and LeMay will remain at Sprint he until can assume CEO position

BellSouth Responds to FCC Delay
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Hopes the commissioners will use the one-week delay to 'make what has been an irrational system rational'

Lumentis Expands in Germany
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Lumentis penetrates Germany with additional sales support, adding Dr. Juergen Kozok as a sales manager for the region

NKT Intros High-Gain EDWA
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

NKT Integration demonstrates best-ever performing integrated amplifier with 20 dB C-band gain for 100 mW pump power

CommWorks Hits VOIP Milestone
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

CommWorks IP telephony system surpasses 15 billion minutes of traffic

Inphi Intros Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Inphi Corp. launches variable output amplitude driver with an output range of up to 40 dB

Narus Compartmentalizes OSS
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Narus launches family of OSS/BSS products for service providers based on common, carrier-grade mediation technology

Bandwidth9 to Suspend Operations
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Bandwidth9 to close its doors and start looking for someone to buy its VCSEL-based products

Midvale Deploys Fujitsu Flashwave
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Midvale Telephone Exchange becomes first customer of the Fujitsu Flashwave 4010 remote extension device

FCC Delays UNE Ruling
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

FCC postpones its February 13th agenda meeting; will consider UNE review at February 20 meeting

Fortinet 'Pushes' AV Protection
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Fortinet strengthens antivirus protection with automatic 'push' updates to FortiGate systems

UTStarcom Wins in Wuhan
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Wuhan becomes the latest provincial capital to deploy the IP-based PAS (Personal Access System) from UTStarcom, in a deal worth $26.5M

Lucent Links Shanghai Subway
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Shanghai Metro selects Lucent Technologies to build advanced optical network to link subway stations

NTT Sub Picks Juniper Routers
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

NTT-ME selects Juniper Networks' M-Series to satisfy increased traffic volume and demand for new services in high-performance network

Last Mile to Provide Telco Boost
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

MRG report shows last-mile infrastructure is adding new revenues for telcos bundling video and high-speed data

Cisco Enhances Contact Center
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Cisco introduces IP Contact Center Enterprise Edition 5.0 and Intelligent Contact Manager Enterprise Edition 5.0

BellSouth's View of Foresee Flap
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Not so fast, Sprint: BellSouth reports Forsee restraining order stands as the case heads to arbitration, to be decided within 30 days

Report: Make Content Billing Pay
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

New report provides an overview of European content billing market, outlining the present market situation in the B2B and B2C sector

Wire One Uses C&W VPNs
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Wire One expands its Glowpoint network reach with Cable & Wireless global IP-VPN QOS solution

Agere Replaces CFO
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Names John W. Gamble Jr. executive vice president and chief financial officer, replacing Mark T. Greenquist, who got another job

Veeco Reports Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Q4 sales of $68.6M fell 30% from the fourth quarter of 2001 and 6% from last quarter, for a GAAP net loss of $130.6M

Efficient Ships Lots of DSL
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Efficient Networks ships a record 1M units of its SpeedStream DSL customer premises equipment in Q4

NEC Intros VOIP Solution
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

NEC's Electra Elite IPK delivers voice over IP for small to medium-sized businesses

Eblana Photonics Scores $4.5M
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Irish laser developer Eblana Photonics raises $4.5M in a Series B round, led by TLCom Capital Partners

Riverstone Names Euro GM
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Riverstone appoints industry veteran Steve Whipps as general manager of European operations

Agilent Intros Network Troubleshooter
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Solution tests all major applications for all critical technologies and offers real-time troubleshooting from one centralized site

Vitesse Protects Stockholder Rights
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

New rights plan designed to enhance the board's ability to protect stockholders against hostile takeovers

BT Evaluates Cramer
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

BT will trial Cramer software for broadband management and provisioning over UK access network

JDSU Adds Madavi to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

President and COO Syrus Madavi joins JDSU's board of directors

Judge Clears Forsee for Sprint
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Court strikes down restrictive covenants in Gary Forsee's employment agreement; Sprint to name him CEO following 30-day arbitration period

Zhone Completes Osmine Process
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

Completion enables accelerated deployments of Arca-DACS 100 digital crossconnect at major carriers

TotalFinaElf Picks FT and Equant
News Wire Feed | 2/11/2003

TotalFinaElf selects France Telecom and Equant to deploy global IP VPN, interconnecting 1,500 sites in 75 countries

ICG Picks VocalData for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

ICG Communications deploys VoicePipe IP telephony and Internet service with VocalData platform

Network Electronics Goes Modular
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Network Electronics premieres breakthrough modular router concept at NAB 2003 with the VikinX.128

CoreOptics Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Hamid Arabzadeh joins the designer and manufacturer of 10- and 40-Gbit/s optical networking subsystems as CEO

Vodafone Completes Bond Purchase
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Vodafone announces results of its bond purchase solicitation

Lumenon Files for Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Lumenon Innovative Lightwave Technology files for Chapter 11 with United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware

Cognigen Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Net income of $245,014 up fivefold from the same quarter in 2001, on revenue of $2,922,970, up almost 5% from 2001

Ericsson Wins Greek Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Ericsson named sole supplier to Greek operator Tellas for multi-service network solution

Finisar Gets Japan Distributor
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Finisar appoints Macnica I&C Company to distribute its full range of optical transceivers in Nippon

Sprint, InSiteOne Team on Imaging
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Sprint and InSiteOne deliver medical images to healthcare providers’ desktops with InDex Web, a digital image storage solution

Internet Photonics Resells Aurora
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Internet Photonics agrees to market and sell Aurora Networks' optical transport systems throughout North America and Europe

FlexLight Debuts Gigabit PON
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

World's first Gigabit Passive Optical Networking product announced by FlexLight Networks

Optical Solutions Deploys in 'Bama
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Union Springs Telephone deploys Optical Solutions' high-speed fiber connections to homes and businesses in Alabama

Mazda Picks Broadwing
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Broadwing enhances business continuity, takes the pole position as communications provider for Mazda's North American operations

Cisco Goes Yahoo for SMBs
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Cisco and Yahoo! team to offer networking solutions to small and medium businesses through the Cisco Solution Center

Cogent Competes With Canuck DSL
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Shared Technologies of Canada, a Cogent company, launches 500-Kbit/s product to compete with DSL offerings in Canada

Lucent Wins EoS Deals
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Lucent Technologies deploys new Ethernet-over-Sonet solutions with Cavalier Telephone, Everest Connections, and Toronto Hydro Telecom

VOIP Gets New Numbers
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

VISIONng will deploy a trial of ENUM service in the states using the international country code '87810'

Moto Upgrades PowerPC Processors
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Motorola's newest 1.3GHz PowerPC processors achieve the highest EEMBC benchmark scores to date in five application areas

Neoteris Secures Partners HealthCare
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Partners HealthCare picks Neoteris to deliver instant secure access to healthcare applications and patient information

Nortel Touts New Enterprise Framework
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Nortel introduces new technologies to deliver enterprise apps; unveils application switch, secure communication portfolio

Siemens Expands HiPath Service
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Siemens Information and Communication Networks offers HiPath services for customers with multivendor environments

FT Launches Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

France Telecom pursues its refinancing with a new €5B facility, replacing Tranche A of its existing syndicated facility

Ixia Distributes RadView's WebLoad
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Ixia introduces Network Application Verification Solution with the untegration of RadView's WebLoad software

Distocraft, TietoEnator Team on OSS
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Distocraft and TietoEnator start OSS cooperation on telecom network capacity and quality optimization

BulkRegister Sells New.net Domains
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Partnership with ICANN-accredited registrar broadens availability of easy-to-remember extensions for brand protection and marketing

Current Events Drive Online News
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Current news events boost traffic to online newspapers, according to Nielsen/NetRatings

Tellabs Unveils Next-Gen Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Its 5500 NGX system consolidates features of the Tellabs 6400 transport switch and the 5500 digital crossconnect system

Calient Picked for OptIPuter
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Calient's DiamondWave all-optical switches chosen as a core platform for the National Science Foundation's OptIPuter project

Elematics Gets $10M in Funding
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Elematics secures an additional $10M for its multi-carrier, multi-vendor control plane solution, led by Warburg Pincus

Avvio Unveils Multi-Rate Transponder
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Avvio Networks' new A1010 protocol-independent multi-rate optical transponder works with any optical signal from 155MHz to 2.7GHz

Lumenon's Credit Protection Extended
News Wire Feed | 2/10/2003

Lumenon's Canadian operating subsidiary LILT Canada Inc. granted an extension of CCAA protection

KMI Research Founder Dies
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

John N. Kessler, founder and former president of KMI Research, dies at home at 71

Infonet Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Revenue was $198M, up from $155M in last year's Q3, for net income of $18M ($0.04 per share), up from a net loss of $9M last year

AT&T Canada Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

On revenues of $359.6M, net loss shrank to $63.8M; company on track to complete restructuring plan at the end of 1Q03

GTP Names Stanford as President
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Greenwich Technology Partners promotes Thomas Stanford, a founding member of its senior management team, to president

Gluon Replaces President/CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

As Gluon moves to commercialize its product, president and CEO Jo Anne Miller steps down and is replaced by Shirish Patel

Shareholders Can't Freeze Qwest's Funds
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

A motion to grab the proceeds from the sale of the QwestDex directory is denied in Colorado U.S. District Court

Corning: Profits on the Horizon
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

With last year's restructuring largely complete, Corning foresees a return to profitability by the third quarter of 2003

EDS Reports Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Earnings per share was $0.75 for Q4 and $2.28 for the full year, on net income of $360M and $1.12B, respectively

Sprint Hosts A2D in Denver
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

A2D, a subsidiary of TGS-NOPEC, contracts Sprint to provide to manage hosting and collocation needs

OPA, Nielsen Study Internet Dayparts
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

'The study confirmed that Daytime is the largest daypart.' Uh-huh

AOL Faces Broadband Crisis
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

The changing broadband market will mean fewer subscribers and lower revenues, which could cost AOL billions, says Strategy Analytics

Netscaler: We Won!
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

NetScaler’s Secure Application Switch outpaces competition in Layer 7 content switch test conducted by Light Reading

KDDI's IP-VPN Scores in China
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

KDDI strikes a deal to provide international IP-VPN service to China Netcom; service will launch in April or soon thereafter

Lumenon's in Default
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Lumenon Innovative Lightwave Technology receives default notices from its creditors, requesting US$8.4M within five trading days

TeliaSonera Links Lycos Europe
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

TeliaSonera International Carrier supplies backbone services to Lycos Europe, replacing its former suppliers, KPNQwest and Ebone

Anritsu Names Euro Chief
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Anritsu appoints Paul Hunter as managing director for its European operations

Cambridge Broadband Wins in Malaysia
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

AtlasOne Malaysia awards Cambridge Broadband initial order of $3M for its VectaStar 3500 fixed wireless access equipment

Progress Serves Blue Cross
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Progress Telecom develops custom Gigabit Ethernet solution for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

End-to-End Wireless IP to Come Slowly
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

The 'utopian promise' of end-to-end wireless IP networks to occur slowly in stages, says Probe Research

Artesyn Hones Its Blade
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Announces MTP3, SCCP, and ISUP protocol layers to enhance its SpiderWareSG, a SIGTRAN signaling gateway blade

Germans Go With Oslo Solution
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Broadcasters in the demanding German market have found total end-to-end solutions with Network Electronics' three product lines

QNX Integrates With Hughes
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

QNX Neutrino operating system now supports HSS’s voice-over-packet, wireless, wireline, and broadband protocol stacks

Marconi Secures Financial Accord
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

Reaches agreement in principle with Barclays Bank, Salomon Brothers, and UBS for a settlement of all potential claims against Marconi

Wanadoo Bails on Belgium
News Wire Feed | 2/7/2003

France telecom ISP subsidiary sells Wanadoo Belgium to Tiscali

Corvis Reports $7.1M in Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Revenues of $7.1M, but Q1 of 2003 is expected to be lower. Net loss for 2002: $507.8M

MRV Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Revenues of $67.7M and losses of $17.4M, compared with revenues of $73.5M and losses of $88.3M in Q4 2002

VCs Form Telecom Funding Group
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

VC firms 3i, Mayfield, and Worldview form Telecom Venture Coalition to work with IBM to accelerate adoption of telecom technologies

CompTel Urges FCC to Keep UNE
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

CompTel urges FCC to reject proposals that radically undermine the principles of the ’96 Telecom Act

Ingrian Partners With Cryptomathic
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Cryptomathic and Ingrian announce strategic partnership to deliver digital signatures 'on demand'

SonicWall Appoints HR VP
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

SonicWall appoints Lynn Butler VP of human resources; Paul Cook, senior VP of human resources, has resigned to pursue other interests

Unipalm Distributes ServGate
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

ServGate signs distribution agreement with Unipalm for the UK and Ireland and extends the list of European distributors

Marvell Acquires Radlan
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Marvell acquires Radlan Computer Communications Ltd., a leading provider of embedded networking software for $49.7M in cash and stock

Agilent Demos MPLS Interop
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Agilent Technologies RouterTester validates MPLS scalability at multi-vendor interoperability event at the MPLS World Congress

Optinel Names Engineering VPs
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Appoints Dr. Tim Brophy as vice president, optical engineering; promotes Dr. Gregg Johnson to vice president, hardware engineering

Redback Adds OSS Partners
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Redback adds VPN provisioning and activation partners CPlane and Sheer Networks to Solutions Alliance Program

IntelliSense, Northrop Team on MEMS
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Corning IntelliSense and Northrop Grumman collaborate to demonstrate the reliability of MEMS-based RF switches

Ericsson Names Svanberg CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Carl-Henric Svanberg will become the new CEO and president of Ericsson effective April 8, 2003

Centile Powers AGCS VOIP
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Centile's iPBX server software powers the SoftConnect product from AG Communication Systems, a subsidiary of Lucent

Newport Intros Packaging System
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Newport introduces AutoAlign MODAL, a modular alignment system for photonics packaging

Riverstone Demos MPLS Interop
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Riverstone demonstrates MPLS technology in multi-vendor interop tests; appoints Richard Lowenthal to board of directors

Pulver Petitions FCC for Exemption
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

CEO Jeff Pulver petitions the FCC for a Declaratory Ruling that voice-over-Internet service Free World Dialup has no regulatory obligations

Level 3 Provides 'Net Access to eBay
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Agreement makes Level 3 one of eBay's primary providers of bandwidth services

Avici Demos MPLS Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Avici to provide core foundation for multi-vendor Fast Reroute interoperability demonstration at MPLS Congress 2003

Agilent Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Agilent's Q1 revenues are now expected to be in the range of $1.35B to $1.45B, instead of the previously announced of $1.5B to $1.6B

XLight Touts Tiny 10-Gig Transponder
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

XLight Photonics releases a widely tunable 10Gbit/s transponder in a small size 300-Pin MSA package

Indonesian Utility Picks Corning Fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

PGN deploys Corning Vascade L1000 optical fiber for undersea network connecting Sumatra to Singapore via the Indonesian island of Batam

Thus Picks Ciena's CWDM
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Thus deploys Ciena's Online Edge Multiservice CWDM Platform to deliver carrier-quality Gigabit Ethernet service

Emcore Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

Revenues of $23M are down $2M sequentially, for a net loss of $3M ($0.08 per share); operating expenses decrease 50% year-over-year

New Edge Revenues Triple
News Wire Feed | 2/6/2003

New Edge Networks reports record revenue growth in 2002, nearly tripling annual revenues to $60.4M, from $21.2M in 2001. Yow!

Qwest Gets Montana LD Approval
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Qwest Communications receives Montana regulatory approval to sell long-distance service

NetScreen Intros Partner Program
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

NetScreen arms partners for success with new 2003 North America Channel Program

Shareholders Sue C&W
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Law firms of Fruchter & Twersky and Abraham & Associates file class action lawsuit against Cable & Wireless and some of its officers

TeliaSonera Redeems Sonera Shares
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Sonera shareholders have accepted TeliaSonera´s mandatory redemption offer for all of the remaining shares

Mitsui Distributes Opto Speed
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Opto Speed and Mitsui sign distribution agreement for Japan

SQL Slammer Shatters Speed Record
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

The computer worm that attacked and hobbled the global Internet 11 days ago was the fastest computer worm ever recorded

Brecis Garners $20M
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Brecis attracts $20M, led by new investor Crosslink Capital, to support increasing demand for its multiservice processors

Cramer Seeks More Staff
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Sustained demand for products leads to new jobs in R&D, services

NMRC Says UNE-P Should Go
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

The New Millennium Research Council believes UNE-P is worsening the telecom slump and limiting consumer access to broadband

CompSouth Asks FCC to Keep Regs
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

CompSouth believes more than $9B in savings for telecom customers could be lost if FCC rules against local competition

BellSouth Launches Gigabit Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

BellSouth offers Inter-LATA Gigabit Ethernet service for wholesale customers solution for delivery of video and multimedia traffic

Marvell Intros IPSec Gateway Router
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Marvell announces world's first integrated IP security gateway router, providing highest security to high-volume SMB/SOHO markets

Juniper Deploys in Mideast
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

United Arab Emirates telco Etisalat deploys Juniper Networks M160 routers in its IP backbone

BTexact Confirms Juniper Performance
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

BTexact tests confirms state-of-the-art performance of Juniper Networks T640 Routing Node

Multiplex Intros 10-Gig Receiver
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Multiplex introduces high-performance, avalanche photodiode, surface-mount, 10-Gbit/s MSA receiver

Infineon Presents 40-Gig Research
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Infineon presents papers on cutting-edge comms chip design at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2003)

MSF to Hold Demo Event
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Multiservice Switching Forum plans a second Global Multiservice Interoperability event in 2004; security, QOS are top priorities

Eastern Europe Has Promise
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Probe Research believes an influx of capitalist investment in Eastern Europe has created promising opportunities for carriers

Does the FCC Hate Small Business?
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Teletruth files complaint that the FCC's 'triennial review' is violating small business rights provided in existing laws

RAD Demos Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

RAD Data Communications to demonstrate industry's first public showing of E1 leased line over MPLS IPmux TDMoIP gateway

Alcatel Demos OBX Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Alcatel's 7770 OBX demonstrates IP-VPN and Fast Reroute capabilities in multi-vendor MPLS interoperability demonstration

Vodaphone Seeks Japan Telecom Sale
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Its subsidiary, Japan Telecom Holdings Co. Ltd. is in discussions regarding its fixed line subsidiary, Japan Telecom

Sprint Reports on Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Q4 consolidated revenues were $6.53B compared to $6.52B last year; full-year 2002 revenues were $26.63B, up 4% from $25.52B in 2001

Sonus Adds Software
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2003

Touts new capabilities for voice VPNs

TranSwitch Sues Galazar
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

The chipmaker cries infringement on patents related to Sonet/SDH semiconductors

360networks Completes GT Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Long-haul provider combines with one of Canada's largest independent telcos; GT creditors will get about CN$250M (US$165M) in cash

DT Soars With Quick Eagle
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Deutsche Telekom selects Quick Eagle Networks' 4250 Multilink Frame Relay Access platform for new high-speed Frame Relay service

Sprint Increasing LD Rates
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Sprint is increasing several residential long-distance rates and fees effective March 1, 2003

Alloptic Wins FTTx Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

City of Cheney picks Alloptic's GigaForce Open Access Platform for landmark FTTH and FTTB project

Cisco Posts Q2 Profit
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Net revenues were $4.7B, down 2.1% from the prior quarter, but GAAP profits grew to $991M, or $0.14 per share

Sandvine Achieves NEBS Compliance
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Network-based firewall, antivirus, and content filtering services ready for carrier deployment following NEBS Level 3 compliance

Network Photonics Intros MEMS Switch
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Network Photonics announces shipment of the first 1x4 MEMS-based wavelength switch, the CrossWave 1400

CIR Studies US Core Market
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

According to a newly released report from CIR, the US metro core market will reach $2.3B by 2006

Marconi Wins at Telecom Italia
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Marconi wins contract to supply connection systems for Telecom Italia's next-generation broadband network infrastructure

Verizon Urges FCC Deregulation
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg calls the current telecom rules a 'big wet blanket' stifling progress and innovation

Syndesis Debuts VPN Software
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Syndesis NetProvision for VPN (with enhanced graphical user interface) manages MPLS-VPNs seamlessly across Layers 1, 2, and 3

Afonics Repackages Honeywell Kit
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Afonics will integrate Honeywell components in a variety of packaging solutions to provide greater flexibility for its VCSEL customer base

Pyramid Research Teams in China
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Pyramid Research moves to exploit the thriving Chinese telecom market by partnering with Beijing-based MFC Insight

Fortinet Spots Gold's Gym
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Gold's Gym picks Fortinet for network protection upgrade

Furukawa Comes Stateside
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd. creates a subsidiary for the sales and marketing of Furukawa and Fitel-branded products in North America

Tropic Scores $20M
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Tropic Networks garners $20M in a round of financing led by Celtic House Venture Partners

Avanex Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Susan Wang, retired senior executive at Solectron, joins Avanex's board

FONS Nabs Spoval
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

FONS acquires certain assets of Spoval Fiber Optics; hires Mark Fralich as director of sales for its western region

JDSU Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Ronald C. Foster will replace the retiring Anthony R. Muller as chief financial officer of JDS Uniphase

Verizon Redeems Bonds, Debentures
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Verizon New York to redeem refunding mortgage bonds; Verizon New England to redeem debentures

Sycamore Enhances Switch Features
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Sycamore Networks delivers new software capabilities for ring and mesh-based intelligent optical networks

Lucent Strikes OSS Reseller Deals
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Lucent Technologies inks 10 reseller agreements for VitalSuite and VitalQIP, potentially delivering up to $10M in software revenue

New Edge Lobbies FCC
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

New Edge Networks asks the FCC to keep competitive rules for non-metro areas

Level 3 Posts Loss, Closes Genuity Deal
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

GAAP net loss totaled $313M, or $0.73 per share; acquisition of Genuity cost $60M in cash plus $77M in vendor prepayments

FT Sells Eutelsat Stake to Eurazeo
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

France Telecom sells its 23.14 percent stake in Eutelsat to a holding company controlled by Eurazeo for €447M

CommWorks Does IP Voicemail
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

CommWorks ships an IP-based voicemail system that helps trim operating costs and set the stage for future messaging services

OneAccess Intros Access Devices
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

OneAccess launches new IP router and VoDSL, VOIP access device

Axonlink Intros AWDM
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Axonlink unveils its new access and metro Agile Wave Division Multiplexing (AWDM) demonstration system

Danish Prince Opens Tellabs Lab
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Tellabs' Indian joint-venture partner opens new development centre, inaugurated by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark

Tronic's Names Pfluger CEO
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Tronic's Microsystems appoints Peter Pfluger as CEO; former CEO Stephane Renard takes on new role as executive chairman

Bookham Boosts Q4 Revenue
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Revenues were £14.3M (US$23.0M), up 88% sequentially and up 580% from the prior year; US GAAP net loss was £51.4M (US$84.5M)

Sumitomo Chooses Broadcom Chip
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Sumitomo Electric Networks introduces ADSL customer premises equipment based on Broadcom's BCM6345 single-chip ADSL CPE router

Alcatel Optronics Closes 2002
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Q4 sales were down sequentially by 18.5% to €10.6M; all outstanding Alcatel class O shares to be converted into Alcatel ordinary shares

Alcatel Closes 2002
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Fourth-quarter sales up 28% sequentially; 2002 loss per share €3.99 vs €4.33 in 2001; income from operations €20M, net loss €1,119M

Umech, Etec Unveil MEMS Tester
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Enhanced MEMS Motion Analyzer-Generation 2 enables measurement of 3-dimensional motion of MEMS and other microstructures

Calix Blossoms
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Has shipped over 500 Calix C7 services platforms to over 50 US LECs; raised over $260 million; completed Telcordia Osmine process...

Time Warner Builds Tennessee MAN
News Wire Feed | 2/4/2003

Time Warner Telecom of the Mid-South and First Tennessee complete Ethernet metropolitan-area network

LR Completes Content Switch Test
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

NetScaler gets the edge in a test of next-gen data center equipment, conducted by Light Reading, Byte and Switch, Ixia, and EANTC

Time Warner Telecom Deploys Cisco
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Time Warner Telecom deploys metro Ethernet LAN services using Cisco gear

Agere, Accelerant Team Up
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Accelerant's SerDes macrocell will find its way into Agere ASICs

Harvard Picks Thomas Swan
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Thomas Swan CCS MOCVD equipment is the system of choice for the development of world-class nanotechnology at Harvard University

US LEC Sees Customer Growth
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

US LEC doubles its data customer base over the past eight months, surpassing 4,000; implements network upgrade

WorldCom Details Cost-Cutting Plan
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Cost structure to be reduced by $2.5B via network integration, contract renegotiation, facility consolidation, and 5,000 layoffs

Plexus Wins at Next Level
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Next Level Communications chooses Plexus to ramp up manufacturing operations to support growing demand and strict quality control

Granite Posts Record Sales in '02
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Demand for improved operational efficiencies by top tier carriers drives record sales, up 30% from the previous year

Juniper Intros WLAN System
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Juniper's E-series and SDX-300 portfolio for public wireless LAN service delivery maximizes service revenue, scales hotspot networks

Captus Enters Intrusion Prevention
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Captus Networks announces entry into intrusion prevention market with availability of the Captus IPS 4000 Series

Motorola Acquires NetPlane
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Motorola acquires NetPlane Systems, a Mindspeed Technologies business that develops networking protocol software for the control plane

Tellabs CFO Resigns
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Tellabs CFO Joan Ryan resigns to accept CFO post at Sirva Corp., a Westmont-based global provider of relocation services

Report Rates FCC 'Stimulus Package'
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

New study predicts hundreds of thousands of new jobs and $101.7B in additional GDP by 2005 as a result of potential deregulation

Azanda Appoints Barsema to Board
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Azanda Network Devices names Onetta chairman Dennis Barsema to its board of directors

Force10 Wins in Amsterdam
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

University of Amsterdam selects Force10's 10-Gbit/s Ethernet switches to connect its supercomputer cluster to the SURFnet backbone

BT Spins Off Microwave Photonics
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

WLAN access system developer to spin off from BT and begin operating independently as part of the NVP Brightstar Venture Partnership

Data Connection Enhances VPN Manager
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Data Connection increases its investment in IP routing protocols with full support for RFC 2547 BGP/MPLS VPNs

Agilent Intros Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Agilent Technologies' new compact tunable laser source provides industry's highest power output for testing next-gen optical devices

Cavalier Picks TNS for SS7
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Cavalier Telephone to consolidate SS7 networks services with leading SS7 hub provider Transaction Network Services

Whole Foods Market Picks Broadwing
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Natural and organic foods supermarket signs three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Broadwing for nationwide connectivity needs

TeraChip Unveils 160-Gig Fabric
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

TeraChip introduces 160-Gbit/s single-chip cell-switching fabric, helping system vendors reduce development costs and cycles

Ericsson Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Despite cutting 7,100 employees and boosting sales to SEK 36.7B (US$4.29B), Ericsson still posts a net loss of SEK 0.7B (US$81.7M)

FTTx: Cheap Enough for Mass Rollout?
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

FTTx costs near critical point for deployment on a wide scale, according to a report by the Confluence Research Group

BellSouth Picks Westell DSL Modems
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

BellSouth announces agreement with Westell to provide USB/Ethernet dual-port DSL modems in its FastAccess DSL self-install kit

StockerYale Intros CMS Fiber
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

StockerYale expands its portfolio of Bragg grating fiber with new Low-Loss Cladding Mode Suppression (CMS) fiber

Blue Coat Secures IM
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Blue Coat Systems handcuffs rogue AOL, MSN, and Yahoo! instant messaging users on corporate networks

Nortel Names New Partners
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Nortel Networks announces 11 new members of its technology 'partner' community

Fibercore Gets New HQ
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Strategic Insight delivers new research, development, and production facility for Fibercore, just meters from its previous UK HQ

Calient Announces Optical Switch Test
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Paves the way for Calient to respond to RFP for giant Department of Defense project

Actelis Offers EFM System
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Actelis ships industry's first Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)-ready solution; announces North Pittsburgh Systems as first customer

OCP Buys Gore's VCSEL Biz
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2003

Gore Photonics 850nm optical module technology will allow OCP to accelerate the introduction of parallel optical modules

Sprint Considers Management Changes
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2003

Sprint admits that both its CEO and president may soon leave, and that it has tried to woo BellSouth's Gary Forsee to take over as CEO

Picosecond Pulse Enhances Resolution
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2003

Model 4020 TDR/TDT Source Enhancement Module for use with existing TDR and TDT measurement systems

NetVMG Upgrades Routing Platform
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2003

Release 3.0 of Flow Control Platform (FCP) software; two new hardware platforms, the FCP 500 and the FCP 100, designed for smaller sites

Optium Raises $12M
News Wire Feed | 2/1/2003

Series C money brings total funding to $55M for the 10-Gbit/s transponder startup

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