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LR Launches 'Light Pages' Directory
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2002

On-line guide links 850,000 readers to the product information they need, in the shortest time possible

Sonus Estimates 1Q02 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2002

Sonus Networks predicts 1Q02 revenues of around $21M and a net loss of $0.08 per share

TelStrat Relaunches Inteleflex
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2002

TelStrat relaunches multiservice platform that has been called the 'best kept secret' in the telecommunications industry

Ceon Cops $10 Million
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2002

Reeeal slow newsday

JDSU Sued by Investors
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2002

Cauley Geller Bowman & Coates, LLP announces class action lawsuit against JDS Uniphase on behalf of investors

Zarlink Sells Wafer Fab
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Zarlink sells wafer fabrication facility to X-Fab; five-year agreement guarantees security of supply for Zarlink products

Altra Teams With Xilinx
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Altra Broadband teams with Xilinx to deliver two-microsecond 1024-point FFT and IFFT solution

Riverstone Wins Docsis Tag
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Riverstone Networks multiservice metro router receives CableLabs' Docsis 1.1 qualification

Axcel Claims Laser Milestone
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Axcel Photonics achieves 1.0W kink-free 980nm single-mode output power, validates chip technology platform

Paceon Delivers 'Fiber to the Business'
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Paceon announces availability of BPON multiservice platform; Paceon's Advanced Distribution System completes Telcordia OSMINE process

CableLabs OKs Modems, CMTSs
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

CableLabs certifies more DOCSIS 1.1 modems; total of 21 1.1 modems certified to date

WTDC Delegates to Bridge Divide
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

World Telecommunication Development Conference adopts comprehensive action plan to bridge the digital divide

Solectron to OEM for Lucent
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Solectron to pay Lucent $125 million for certain equipment and inventory; companies sign 3-year manufacturing supply agreement

TranSwitch Buys Systems on Silicon
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Consideration for 98% of the equity interest in SoSi that was not owned by TranSwitch is valued at approximately $0.9 million

Corning Works China
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

China Broadband Corp. signs Internet service agreement with Corning's joint venture in Chengdu

Sorrento Closes 2002
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Revenues in its Q4 2002 were $8.3M, compared with $12.4M in Q4 of fiscal 2001 and revenues of $10.1M in the prior quarter

ONI Deployed in Carolinas
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

PalmettoNet has completed the initial deployments of ONI's ONLINE transport platforms in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Greenville

ADC Wins With Cox
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Cox Communications will take delivery of nearly 40 Cuda 12000 cable modem termination systems

MRV Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Expects revenue for the first quarter to be approximately $60-$64 million, down from the original guidance of $71-$76 million

MSF Issues Guidelines
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Multiservice Switching Forum branding effort will identify members, supporters of MSF architecture

Agility Tunable Laser Certified
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Has met and exceeded reliability assurance requirements in accordance with the intent of Telcordia Technologies GR-468-CORE

NTL 2001 Returns: Losing Liquidity
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Announces Q4 and full-year 2001 results: 'balance sheet... is encumbered with a high level of debt relative to our cash flow.'

Qwest, Japan Telecom Team
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Qwest and Japan Telecom agree to offer communications services to businesses in Japan, the U.S., and Europe

OFC 2002 Wraps Up
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2002

Expanded exhibit floor showcased 1204 exhibitors; there were 32,000 attendees and more than 850 technical papers

Xilinx OKs Network Elements' Module
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Xilinx Virtex-II Platform FPGAs validate 10 Gbit/s multi-protocol module from Network Elements

AFC Unveils Switching Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Advanced Fibre Communications unveils multiservice edge switching platform for next-gen networks

AFC to Acquire AccessLan
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Advanced Fibre Communications to acquire AccessLan Communications, creating technology leader for building next-gen networks

Juniper Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Juniper Networks revises Q102 revenue outlook from $150M to $155M to approximately $120M to $125M

Optibase Intros Third-Gen MediaPump
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Optibas Announces availability of the third-generation of its MediaPump family, offering improved performance and reduced pricing

Cisco to Design Italian Network
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Albacom chooses Italtel and Cisco Systems to implement its IP backbone

Sprint, Nortel Combine Sales Efforts
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Sprint and Nortel Networks form an alliance to drive revenue through co-marketing and joint sales activities

Appian Expands Partners Program
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Appian Communications expands partnerships, aiming at simplifying the integration of Ethernet-over-SONET/SDH services into OSS

Solid CTO to Hold Forth on OSS
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Solid founder, Senior VP, and CTO Ari Valtanen to discuss OSS network element database integration at the Global OSS Summit 2002

Foundry Names Japan Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Foundry Networks adds new executive position to support rapid growth in the Japan market

Procket Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Network Appliance CEO Dan Warmenhoven and IP-routing visionary Tony Li appointed to Procket Networks' board of directors

Covad Reports 2001 Finances
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Covad Communications announces record fourth quarter and 2001 results; revenues for year more than doubled to $332.6M

Proxim, Western Multiplex Merge
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

New company, Proxim, to offer wireless networking equipment to connect networks within buildings and between locations

Alopa Connects Connecticut
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Former [email protected] customers in Connecticut get excited about Alopa Networks

ADVA Reports 2001 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

ADVA Optical Networking reports 51% growth in 2001 revenues to $78.7M

Granite Intros Network Tools
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2002

Micromuse and Granite deliver Netcool solution for Granite's Xpercom; Granite launches XngNET Extranet to enhance user and partner support

Riverstone Reports Fiscal 2002 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Company reports fiscal 2002 revenues of $210.8M, a 114 percent increase over previous year

Telia, Sonera Plan to Merge
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Telia and Sonera to merge, creating the new leader in nordic telecommunications

Keithley Unveils Opto Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Keithley's new opto test instrument combines fiber alignment and LIV testing for faster production of laser diode modules

New Focus Defeats Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

New Focus wins dismissal of shareholder class action lawsuit

Cisco Rates MPLS a Big Success
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

More than 100 leading service providers select MPLS solutions based on Cisco software technologies

Agilent, Marconi Team on MPLS
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Enhanced RouterTester software utilizes Marconi test scripts to speed and simplify automated conformance testing for MPLS

Advanced Photonix Unveils Photodiode
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Advanced Photonix introduces its new 4-Mbit/s photodiode for IrDA transceivers

West Bay Signs Sales Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

West Bay Semiconductor boosts US sales network via agreement with CJR Associates

Ciena Lays Off 22 Percent
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Ciena Corporation lays off approximately 650 employees, or about 22 percent of its total workforce

Yankee: SS7 to IP Transition Confused
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

SS7 signaling technologies are evolving, but carriers still look to SS7 for its entrenched and essential value, according to Yankee Group study

Cramer Inks Agilent Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Agilent Technologies and Cramer Systems partner to help communications service providers reduce costs, increase revenues

Multilink Boosts Transponder
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Multilink 10-Gbit/s optical transponder extends to 100 km

Canoga Perkins Goes Long-Distance
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Canoga Perkins has longest-distance multimode fiber optic extenders available

Marconi Touts Transmission Advance
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Marconi and Telecom Italia breathe new life into existing fibre with first successful high-capacity DWDM link over dispersion shifted fibre

Brix Offers Service Assurance
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Brix 2500 Verifier and BrixWorx 2.0 Software deliver performance monitoring capabilities to service provider and enterprise networks

PhoenixSoft Launches Subsidiary
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

ComWest's ComSwitch and ComBill to provide cost-effective alternatives for telecom service providers

Fujitsu Picks Intel Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Fujitsu selects Intel Media Switch silicon as the basis for its newest metro Ethernet switch

Broadcom Intros Gigabit Ethernet Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Broadcom announces availability of its new family of NetXtreme single-chip Gigabit Ethernet transceiver/controllers

Vitesse Expands Sales
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Augments its sales organization, naming VP of sales for channels and partners and directors of sales for EAM and Asia/Pacific areas

Silicon Access Names Board Member
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Silicon Access Networks appoints Wayne Nemeth to board of directors

RHK: Optical Ethernet to Bring $4B
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Optical Ethernet services expected to produce $4 billion in revenues for service providers by 2006, according to a new study by RHK

Motorola Wins Three Customers
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Motorola's C-Port network processor architecture chosen by Lucent, LG Electronics, and Tektronix to streamline development processes

Nortel Deploys Metro in China
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Nortel Networks enhances intelligent Internet security solutions; Nortel deploys advanced metro networks in China

Scana Rides Cisco's COMET
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Scana Communications deploys Cisco's COMET optical solutions to enhance its high-bandwidth services

Atreus Cooks Up Service Solution
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Atreus Systems introduces new version of its xAuthority service fulfillment solution

Accumux Debuts Etalon Tech
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2002

Accumux Technologies enters the market with its innovative optical component design utilizing etalon technology

S3 Unveils IBM-Based Board
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Silicon & Software Systems announces an Application Reference Board based on the IBM PowerNPTM NP4GS3 network processor

IBM Intros Network Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

IBM introduces a new member of its network processor family, the PowerNP NP2G, targeted at low- to mid-range 2-Gbit/s equipment

Internet Machines Picks TriCN Interface
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Internet Machines selects TriCN I/O interface technology for its network processing, traffic management, and switching semiconductors

Jedai Appoints Senior Execs
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Broadband leaders join Jedai executive team as company gears up for product deployment

Silicon Access Unveils Classifier
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Silicon Access Networks announces world’s fastest multi-field networking classification co-processor

RHK: Fujitsu Dominates Metro
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

RHK reports that Fujitsu continues to dominate the optical networking metro market with more than 29% share in 2001

NetPlane Intros Linking Software
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

NetPlane rolls out LMP protocol software to help bridge from legacy SONET to next-gen optical networks

Acme Unveils IP Communications Fix
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Acme Packet introduces Net-Net Session Aware Networking products for delivering interactive communications across IP networks

Ikanos Rakes In $35M
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Ikanos receives $35M in Series C funding to expand its customer footprint in growing Asian broadband markets

Time Warner OKs Motorola
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Time Warner Cable approves Motorola's OmniStar GX2 Optical Broadband Transmission Platform

Optinel Names Board Member
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Optinel Systems announces new board member, Jim Faust

Radianz Deploys NetScreen Security
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Radianz selects NetScreen security appliances for its global financial extranet, RadianzNet

BT Extends Broadband Satellite
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

BTopenworld offers broadband satellite service for businesses across UK

Utah Uses Harmonic for Olympic DTV
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

NBC's Utah affiliate uses Harmonic Systems for digital TV and interactive data services broadcasts during 2002 Winter Games

Universo Selects G-Connect
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

G-Connect's POPmaestro IP Service Creation Gateway selected by Universo Online

Leap Picks Tellabs' Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Leap Wireless selects Tellabs for its bandwidth management systems

Internet Photonics Intros Cable Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Internet Photonics delivers first true carrier-grade optical Ethernet platform for cable operators

Nortel Network Deployed in Romania
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Connex deploys Nortel Networks packetized voice, data transport network in Romania

NBC Uses AT&T Network
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

NBC stations use AT&T optical network to centrally manage program playback

Verizon Deploys Redback SMS
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Redback Networks wins Verizon contract with next-gen platform of subscriber management systems

AMCC Ships 10-Gbit/s Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

AMCC announces shipments of its fully programmable, fourth-generation 10-Gbit/s network processor

SmartPipes Channels In $51M
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

SmartPipes secures $51 million from leading financial and strategic investors in Series D round

WaveSmith Passes Telcordia Test
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

WaveSmith Networks' DN multiservice switch completes Telcordia system reliability analysis

UK Telecom Biz Picks Ericsson
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Ericsson's ENGINE selected by Your Communications to deliver higher-bandwidth data and voice services to UK businesses

Pirelli Touts Air Bag Cable
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Pirelli Telecom kicks Air Bag cable into production, touting it as a breakthrough in damage protection

Agilent Releases Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2002

Agilent Technologies expands optical source portfolio with all-band high-performance tunable laser

Yipes Files for Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

Ethernet service provider says it's having trouble raising the cash it needs for fiber infrastructure, real estate

Controlware Offers CWDM
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

Controlware's CWDM WavePilot provides cost-effective alternative to DWDM systems

Moody's Downgrades Lucent Debt
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

Moody's downgrades ratings on long term debt of Lucent Technologies; approximately $7.8 billion of debt securities affected

SBC Raises Dividend
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

SBC Communications raises quarterly dividend 5.4 percent

Carrier Access Lays Off 75
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

Carrier Access Corp. reduced its workforce by 17 percent, in an attempt to return to profitability

Nortel Deploys in China
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

China Telecom to deploy Nortel Networks VOIP solution in four key cities, transforming separate networks into a single infrastructure

Solectron Announces Earnings
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

Reports results in line with guidance, completes financing plan to strengthen balance sheet

Harmonic Carries DTV to China
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

Major cable operators in China use Harmonic headends to deliver digital TV in service area exceeding 180 million people

AT&T Partners With Chinese Telecoms
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

AT&T and partners launch 'Unisiti,' the first sino-foreign telecom services joint venture in China

Marconi Gives Trading Update
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2002

Marconi released this trading update and status of negotiations with its lending banks

Williams Slapped With Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Goodkind Labaton Rudoff & Sucharow announces class action lawsuit against Williams Communications Group and Williams Companies

Marconi Names Italian Group Chair
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Marconi announces new Executive Chairman for communications subsidiary in Italy

Logitech Intros Production System
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Logitech unveils NGS (Next Generation System), its production-level precision lapping system

DirecTV, WorldCom Partner on Internet
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

DirecTV Broadband and WorldCom announce agreement to expand high-speed internet service nationwide

Agilent Upgrades Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Agilent expands mini-OTDR test capabilities with three-wavelength measurement option

Sun, Cisco Jointly Optimize Networks
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Sun and Cisco deliver joint solutions for network management; customers deploy Cisco 10-Gigabit Ethernet equipment

Agilent Unveils Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Agilent offers developers and integrators of optical amplifiers a low-cost, high-performance, flexible test platform

Fibertech Expands Network
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Fibertech Networks has completed network rings in Indianapolis and Hartford, Conn.; on target to finish initial 13 markets by midyear

GCS Gets $7.5M From Sirenza
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Sirenza Microdevices announces $7.5M equity investment in GCS, a pure-play wafer foundry and strategic partner

Verizon Drops NJ Application
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Verizon withdraws its application with the FCC to offer long-distance service in New Jersey, but will promptly refile

Juniper Wins Euro-DOCSIS Qualification
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Juniper Networks G10 cable modem termination system receives Euro-DOCSIS 1.0 qualification

MPLS is Key to Profits, Says Study
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2002

Prioritization of traffic could slash service provider costs, says Telechoice

Sumitomo Intros Three New Fibers
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Sumitomo electric lightwave expands its cable product offerings with three new fiber types

Zarlink Demos VCSEL
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Zarlink demonstrates laser for very short reach optical systems; achieves 10 Gbit/s over 300 meters with large-aperture 850nm VCSEL

Marconi Streamlines Access Biz
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Marconi streamlines access systems business to meet cost savings target of $285.5M

Bahamas Gets Extreme Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

First broadband internet network for Caribbean islands built with Extreme Networks Ethernet systems

Sci-worx Uses Alcatel's Ethernet Tech
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Alcatel's Ethernet technology offered in Sci-worx design solutions for communications, multimedia and networking applications

Ericsson Rolls Out Lasers
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Ericsson intros intelligent C-band EDFA, new 10 Gbit/s laser module, 300-pin MSA-compliant 10 Gbit/s transponders, and highly-compact EDFA

Stratos to Purchase Paracer
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Strategic acquisition positions Stratos as a leader in the optical backplane market

Velocium Unveils Freqency Dividers
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Velocium has developed the first products in a family of high-speed frequency dividers produced using indium phosphide technology

ADC, PwC Form Billing Alliance
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

ADC and PwC Consulting form global alliance to deliver billing and commerce solutions to communication service providers

Sensors-Demeter Unveils Lasers
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Sensors-Demeter announces 10 Gbit/s Fabry-Perot and Distributed Feedback Laser Diodes and Avalanche Photodiode and PIN receivers

Lucent to Use Velio Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Lucent plans to use Velio's Zeus STS-1 grooming switch in one of its next-generation optical products

Palomar Forms Alliances
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Palomar Technologies forms strategic alliances to jointly market automated photonic manufacturing equipment

Corning Unveils Multimode Fiber
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Corning introduces its highest-speed multimode optical fiber, InfiniCor SX+, for high-bandwidth premises applications

Quantum Photonics Intros Laser
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Quantum Photonics introduces high power Fabry-Perot laser diode, begins sampling Single Angled Facet gain chips

Oki, Sumitomo Bring VOIP to Brazil
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Oki Network Tech and Sumitomo Corp. do Brasil join forces to bring VOIP solutions to Brasil

Source Opens Washington Office
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

Source opens new Washington, D.C. office; company to be first provider of new/refurbished telecom equipment to the government sector

BellSouth Dumps Royal KPN Shares
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2002

BellSouth announced today that it sold its entire position, 234.7 million shares, in Dutch telecommunications provider Royal KPN

Teradyne Accelerates Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Teradyne expands GR VersaOT optical test platform; new amplifier accelerates optical test, reduces costs

ITT Intros Interconnect System
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

ITT Industries, Cannon introduces optical connectivity solution for next-generation high-bandwidth communications at OFC

EZchip OKs PMC-Sierra Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

EZchip announces interoperability of PMC-Sierra's XENON family of 10-Gig physical layer devices and EZchip's NP-1 10-Gig network processor

Aussies Pick Marconi for Ultra-Long-Haul
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Amcom IP1 chooses Marconi's soliton-based technology for ultra-long-haul network

ElectroniCast: DGE Market to Boom
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

DGE market will climb to $451 million by 2006, according to ElectroniCast study

Avanex, Oplink to Merge
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Combo creates a leading provider of optical subsystems, modules and components

Chahaya Buys Unitek Workstation
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Unitek Miyachi sells auto-align laser workstation to Chahaya Optronics

ONI Reduces 1Q02 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

ONI Systems provides update on first quarter outlook, predicting revenues between $18M and $24M

Multilink Invests in German Startup
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Multilink and emerging growth company IPAG collaborate on opto-electronic solutions

AMCC Unveils Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

AMCC announces its newest chipset, a silicon germanium quad VCSEL driver and quad TIA for very short reach applications

Trio Seal MSA on Pump Lasers
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Alcatel Optronics, JDS Uniphase and Nortel Networks announce multi-source agreement for 960-980nm pump lasers

Avalon, Alvesta Team on 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Avalon Photonics works with Alvesta to supply 10-Gigabit transceivers

Équipe Raises $40M
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

A third round, led by new investor Sequoia Capital Partners, brings the two-year-old company’s total funding to $103 million

Cramer OSS Deployed in the UK
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Your Communications has deployed Cramer across its network in just eight months

Xtera Picks Pemstar for Nu-Wave
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Xtera selects Pemstar as the outsourced manufacturing partner for Nu-Wave DWDM system

Crosswave Launches Backbone
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Crosswave to launch 'Gigabit Ether Backbone Service,' a broadband service utilizing Crosswave's Phase II Network

Ericsson Intros Laser, Amp
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Intelligent C-band EDFA with low power consumption cuts development time; 10 Gb/s laser module increases transmission reach up to 80 km

Pulver: Bell Pushes Tauzin-Dingell
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Pulver.com analysis shows Bell companies dominant contributor for 98% of legislators voting Yes on Tauzin-Dingell

TIA Appoints Chair
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

John Struhar of OFS to chair TIA's Fiber Optics LAN Section

Flextronics, Peregrine Team Up
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

Aannounced joint marketing, manufacturing, and development agreement for Peregrine's FOCUTSpak platform

Duo Launches New Acronym
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2002

NP Photonics and Spectra-Physics jointly introduce world’s first Erbium Micro Fiber Amplifier (EMFA) products

Inphi Intros Mux/Demux and TIA Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Inphi intros 40 and 43 Gbit/s IC for InP/CMOS chipset architecture, and high-speed, low-noise transimpedance amplifiers for OC-768 apps

ARO Delivers Polarizers
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

ARO introduces first high extinction ratio/ultra broad bandwidth plate polarizers

Toshiba Intros Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Toshiba introduces transponders for short- and intermediate-range optical networks at OFC

Alphion Grabs $15M
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Alphion Corporation closes $15 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Goldman Sachs Group and Tallwood Venture Capital

CoSine Names Veeps
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

CoSine Communications strengthens management team with appointment of key sales, engineering executives

Tektronix Upgrades Optical Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Tektronix's entry into DWDM physical layer testing sets performance pace for optical component test

White Rock Gets Certified
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

White Rock Networks achieves ISO 9001:2000

Bfi Distributes Resonance Products
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Bfi Optilas adds M-PleXer to its represented line of passive optical components

ADVA Deploys DWDM in Mexico
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

MetroNet rolls out ADVA's FSP 3000 scalable metro DWDM system in Mexico

Sirenza Intros 10-Gig Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Sirenza Microdevices introduces new 10-Gig fiberoptic transimpedance amplifier products

MFN Withdraws Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network announces deferral of interest payment on Verizon subordinated convertible notes and withdraws guidance 2002

LR Analyzes Carrier Financial Crisis
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Optical Oracle research newsletter assesses the health of the telecom carrier market, predicts more bankruptcies

Codeon Appoints Sales Execs
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Codeon Corporation adds strategic territory representatives for Italy, Canada, and some areas of the U.S.

Corning Announces Fiber Guide
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Corning Cable Systems introduces the Access Solutions Guide, a design guide for cost-effective fiber-to-the-x network deployments

Alcatel Intros 10-Gig Fiber
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Alcatel introduces a 10-gigabit multimode fiber with cable solutions and connectivity hardware to increase data speeds on LANs and SANs

SOA Leaders Define Standard
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Alcatel Optronics, JDS Uniphase and Kamelian sign multi-source agreement on semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs)

Tellium Debuts Optical Services
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Tellium launches industry's broadest portfolio of optical services to help carriers dramatically increase revenue and improve profitability

TeleChoice: Tellium Switches Save
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

TeleChoice study shows wavelength optical switches improve business case for large carrier core networks

AMCC Unveils Chips Galore
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

AMCC announces comprehensive solution set for OC-768 apps; Potomac single-chip for OC-48c ATM; and Silicon Germanium transmitter

Quarry Debuts Recordbreaking Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Quarry Technologies achieves world's highest IPsec VPN and firewall throughput; introduces the iQsec intelligent network security system

Light Reading Announces Switch Test
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

To collaborate with BTexact Technologies and Agilent Technologies on groundbreaking test of sub-wavelength grooming switches

KPNQwest Buys GTS Biz
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

KPNQwest completes acquisition of GTS's Ebone & Central Europe businesses and finalizes $462 million senior credit facility

Nortel DWDM Ready for Prime Time
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Advancements in Nortel's metro DWDM enable access to affordable broadband optical services for mid-size companies

Qwest Amends Credit Agreement
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Qwest Communications amends its $4 billion unsecured bank credit agreement to increase debt/EBITDA coverage limits

NetTest Launches IP Test Suites
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

NetTest delivers multi-stream IP performance test suite for critical IP QoS testing in complex networks

Marconi to Enlighten Midlands
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Consultancy agreement, awarded to Marconi by Advantage West Midlands, will extend to over 38 local authorities

Nortel Posts UK Metro Win
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

To provide optical equipment to run an optical Ethernet network for Surf Telecoms; announces metro DWDM strategy for mid-sized Companies

Cisco Scores Two
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Axia SuperNet selects Cisco ONS 15454 Sonet multiservice platform; NoaNet selects Cisco ONS 15808 DWDM system and the ONS 15454

BitBlitzes Re-Timer Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

First solution that ensures WDM optics are 10-Gbit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3ae) compli­ant

EM4 Opens New Plant
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

15,500 square-foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities feature automated device packaging, component assembly, and fiber alignment

Vendor Sponsors West Bay Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Deal to generate up to $35 million for West Bay

Polaris Pulls In $52M
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2002

Second funding round led by Advanced Technology Ventures, with WK Technology, First Hand Capital, Granite Global Ventures, others

ITU: Internet Gap Widens
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2002

Global telephone access improves as Internet gap widens, say ITU reports

KPNQwest Hosts Europe
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2002

Host Europe to move its data center infrastructure into KPNQwest’s EuroRing facility; KPNQwest launches Carrier Partner Program

Finisar to Buy BaySpec
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Will buy mux/demux component startup for stock worth $53 million

Qwest Hit With Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Bailey & Peterson announces class action lawsuit against Qwest Communications International

Emcore Unveils Transponder
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Emcore Corporation releases its new 10 Gbps small form factor transponder, the MTR9500

Fujitsu, Optium Form Alliance
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Fujitsu Quantum Devices and Optium announce a multi-year strategic alliance to deliver optoelectronic sub-assemblies and modules

Raqia Intros Coprocessor Engine
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Raqia Networks announces regular expression coprocessor; ReGXP revolutionizes text processing

Nuonics Announces VOA
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Introduces super-fast VOAs based on acousto-optic technology; Nabeel Riza, CEO and president has been awarded the 2001 ICO Prize

BroadLight Enables Fiber-to-the-Home
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

BroadLight introduces single-chip solution to enable mass deployment of fiber-to-the-home

OpNext Unveils Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

OpNext announces 10Gbit/s 80km transceiver with highly sensitive avalanche photo diode

FCC Claims Authority on Cable Modem
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

FCC classifies cable modem service as "Information Service," initiates proceeding to and examine regulatory implications of ruling

VPI Revises Business Model
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

VPIsystems builds business around a token licensing scheme to offer more flexibility, scalability and value

Pandatel Predicts Revenues of $30.9M
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Pandatel forecasting revenues of approximately $30.9 million for 2002; dividend of $0.12 per share planned for 2001

Dominion Lasercom Wins Patent
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Dominion Lasercom has been issued a patent on its innovative fiber coupled free-space optical networking technology

GlobalX Names General Counsel
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Global Crossing has named John B. McShane general counsel, making him responsible for directing all of Global Crossing's legal staff

Multi-Link Dropped From Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Multi-Link Telecommunications has been dropped from the Nasdaq for noncompliance with several Nasdaq marketplace requirements

Siemens Sets DWDM Record
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Siemens sets new world record in optical data transmission with longest non-regenerated 160-channel DWDM link in the world

Tellabs Enhances Access System
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Tellabs enhances the Tellabs 8100 managed access system to help carriers reduce operating costs while they expand their networks

Tellabs Deploys VOIP in Germany
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

PrimaCom AG selects Tellabs equipment to rollout telephony and data services to cable TV customers

Philips Unveils Laser, Issues Challenge
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Philips Analytical releases 300mm laser ellipsometer/reflectometer; Philips lays down Tool-2-Fab LE/R benchmark challenge

Savvis Scores $158M
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Savvis signs and agreement for equity funding of around $158 million, to be used to reduce debt and increase customer base

Alcatel Unveils Filters
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

Alcatel Optronics introduces a non-reflecting version of FBG gain flattening filters, reducing the size and cost of optical amplifiers

KOM Networks Opens HQ
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2002

KOM Networks opens new world headquarters with state-of-the-art research and development, lab, learning center, and tech support

ADC Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

ADC selects Colin Everett as sales vice president for Multiple Systems Operator sales in Europe/Middle East/Africa

New Focus Gets New Focus
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

New Focus drops passive component production, will focus on active components, photonics tools, and test and measurement products

Furukawa, Mitsui Team on Lasers
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Furukawa Electric and Mitsui Chemical join forces to produce high-power 980nm laser chips

Princeton Lightwave Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Princeton Lightwave names George J. Roberts as CFO

Native Networks Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Native Networks solidifies its management team with appointment of financial expert Leigh Woolley as CFO

EMC Qualifies CNT's DWDM
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

CNT's UltraNet wave multiplexer (DWDM) is qualified by EMC as E-Lab tested for fibre channel storage environments

MPLS Forum Makes Progress
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

MPLS Forum's technical committee meeting yields progress on MPLS PVC UNI, voice over MPLS and interoperability

Yankee: Cable MSOs Must Upgrade
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Cable MSOs get down to business, according to Yankee Group study

Fiber Optek May Buy GlobalX
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Fiber Optek Interconnect is considering making an offer for Global Crossing Ltd.

Optiwave, Corning Bundle Products
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Optiwave announces agreement with Corning to bundle EDFA_Design LITE software with PureMode fiber

Check Point Intros Security for PDAs
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Makes VPN-1 SecureClient available on PDAs and Handheld PCs for wireless Internet security

Yafo Raises $22M
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Yafo Networks garners $22 million in third round of funding led by US Venture Partners

IntelCore Shows Specialty Fiber
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

IntelCore introduces several types of specialty optical fiber, which it will showcase at OFC

Sanmina, Umachines Team on MEMS
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Sanmina-SCI and Umachines partner to produce MEMS optical networking modules

Alcatel Deploys Fiber in Germany, Mexico
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

German CATV operator ish buys more than 64,000 km of optical fiber; Mexican CATV giant picks Alcatel as its primary optical fiber provider

Essex, Fiberspace Push Hyperfine WDM
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Essex and Fiberspace partner to enable hyperfine WDM in long-haul and metro networks

Lucent Raises $1.75B
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

Lucent Technologies has raised $1.75 billion through its private offering of securities

DiCon Intros 11 New Products
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2002

DiCon will introduce new MEMS products, integrated modules, MUX/DMUX products, and amplifier components at OFC

Nacchio Wins Plum Bush Post
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Qwest chairman and CEO Joseph Nacchio becomes chairman of 'President' Bush's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

Synergy: 10-Gig Ethernet to Boom
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

10-Gig predicted to grow 160% In 1Q02; 10-Gigabit Ethernet poised for 42% annual growth according to Synergy Research Group

Enterasys Intros Security Routers
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Enterasys Networks unveils X-Pedition security routers, combining VPN, firewall and security tech with IP routing and multiple WANs

Genoa Releases Two Amps
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Genoa expands product line with two new linear optical amplifiers

PA Urged to Comply With FCC
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

AT&T and WorldCom urged PA regulators to cut the prices competitors pay to lease parts of Verizon's network using rules set by the FCC

Neo Photonics Grabs $25M
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Optical components business of NanoGram Corp. closes funding round for $25 million

IDT Joins Wind River Partner Program
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

IDT joins the Wind River 'Center of Excellence' partner program to develop optimized embedded software and development tools

IDT, VoicePump Partner on ADSL
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

IDT and VoicePump partner for a complete two-chip VOIP / VoDSL reference platform for the CPE market

AmberWave, IQE Produce Epiwafers
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

AmberWave partners with IQE for production of strained silicon epiwafers, enabling advancements in digital, wireless and photonic apps

Spectra-Physics Ramps Raman Amp
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Spectra-Physics debuts 2-W Raman fiber amplifier pump source with dual-wavelength output

Transparent Intros Integrated Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Transparent Networks announces a major advance in photonic switching, a 1200-mirror 3D MOEMS array with integrated drive

Alcatel Wins DSL Contract in Spain
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

COLT Telecom Spain picks Alcatel to supply symmetric and voice over DSL services to Spain's largest cities

ADC Names VP of Channel Sales
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

ADC names Philip Styrlund VP of global channel sales; channels to receive new focus in Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Santel Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Stefan Braken-Guelke joins Santel Networks as CEO

Telco CPE Deployed in Grant County
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Grant County Public Utility District purchases Telco Systems' EdgeGate CPE VoIP Platform to support the Zipp Network

Inplane Nabs Ex-JDSU Exec
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Inplane Photonics names James Coleman, former vice president and group controller of JDS Uniphase, as CFO

Multilink Intros Modulator Driver
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Multilink announces the MTC5526, its form-factor compatible modulator driver for metro equipment upgrades

Sorrento Deploys Metro Ring in Japan
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Sorrento Networks and Marubeni Network Systems deploy demonstration GigaMux metro DWDM ring in Japan

Conexant, Carlyle Found Foundry
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Conexant and Carlyle Group complete transaction to establish a pure-play, independent specialty wafer foundry

Riverstone Manages Metro Networks
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Riverstone launches its RapidOS management center, with a full suite of configuration and monitoring tools for metro networks

Motorola Upgrades Germany's Cable
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Hessen-based iesy selects Motorola for the next phase of Hessen's Frankfurt-area broadband network upgrade project

Barcelona Grabs $30M
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Barcelona Design closes $30 Million in third round of funding led by Foundation Capital

Internet Photonics Grabs AT&T Research
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Internet Photonics licenses AT&T Labs’ research to speed development of provisioning and restoration for Gigabit Ethernet

JDSU VP Bordui Gets Intense
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Intense Photonics names Peter Bordui as a non-executive director

In-Stat: Sonet to Surge in 2003
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

In-Stat's report 'SONET/SDH:The Struggle Toward Recovery' sees a resurgence for Sonet in 2003 and beyond

Lumentis Intros Transponder
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Lumentis unveils its next one-slot board, a Dual Gigabit Ethernet Transponder for metro networks

Signafor Unveils IP Tools
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Signafor adds real-time congestion avoidance and rapid failure recovery and ports its switched IP to Gigabit network processors

Bell Canada Deploys Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Alcatel renews four-year agreement to provide digital subscriber line (DSL) technology to Bell Canada

Unisphere Announces Certification
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Unisphere announces tiered technical certification program and selects Prometric as worldwide test administrator for data products

Umachines Is Wild About MEMS
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

New products: MEMS VOA, on/off MEMS switch, MEMS attenuator/switch hybrid, 1x2 MEMS switch, and 2x2 add/drop MEMS switch

OpNext Taps Telcordia Brain
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

OpNext appoints former chief scientist of Telcordia, Gee-Kung Chang, as chief technology strategist

Polatis Pulls Down $8.4M
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Second investment round was led by Prelude Trust and included Alta Berkeley, 3i, and EonTech Ventures

NetTest Intros IP Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Fastnet v7.5 conducts IP address range filtering

Mitsubishi Has 10-Gig Laser
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Mitsubishi Electric offers 10-Gbit/s EA modulated DFB laser diode for DWDM transmissions up to 50 km

JDSU Proffers MAP
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2002

Adds five new cassettes to its modular test and measurement Multiple Application Platform (MAP) for fiberoptics

RHK Looks at DSL
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Global service provider spending on DSL equipment topped $2.3 billion in 2001; Alcatel remained the world market share leader with 41%

Altamar's Titanium Goes Ultra-Long-Haul
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Altamar Networks announces ultra-long-reach capabilities for Titanium Optical Networking System

Primanex Intros Switch, VOA
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Primanex Corporation has introduced a new 2x2 magneto-optical switch with smooth transient behavior today

Zia Commercializes Quantum Dot Lasers
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Zia Laser has achieved four technical milestones crucial towards manufacturing QD lasers for commercial use

MegaSense Releases VOA
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

MegaSense announces its first photonic product, a high-performance, cost-effective VOA

TeleGeography: Still Hope for Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

TeleGeography's recent report, "Submarine Bandwidth 2002," admits overhype but says growth is rapid despite current turmoil

Tektronix Intros OTS Toolkit
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Tektronix upgrades its optical test system to virtually eliminate repetitive test setups, screen out flawed devices at earlier stage

Two Industry Execs Join Axcel
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Axcel Photonics announces Everett McGinley as CEO and Evan Sanders as VP of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development

Alcatel Intros Modulator Laser
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Alcatel Optronics launches a new electro-absorption modulator laser with integrated wavelength locker for 10 Gbit/s DWDM metro systems

ServerWorks Ships Grand Champion
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Broadcom's ServerWorks ships its SystemI/O core logic for Intel Xeon MP processor-based servers

JDSU Announces DGE
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

JDS Uniphase's Dynamic Gain Equalizer extends system reach, reduces costs for 10 and 40-Gbit/s optical systems

NEC Unveils PHY Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

NEC Corporation releases an ATM and POS PHY chip for 3G mobile base station, DSLAM, and other high-end WAN edge equipment

MetroPhotonics Names Finance VP
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

MetroPhotonics taps former Nortel exec David Clark as VP of Finance and Business Development, as the company prepares to leave stealth mode

ADVA Announces Ten Customers
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

ADVA and Siemens metro optical networking solutions selected by ten carriers and service providers

Dell'Oro: ADC Leads CMTS Market
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Dell'Oro Group reports that ADC leads all suppliers in CMTS market share growth in Q401 with their Cuda 12000

Lucent Comments on 2Q02
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Lucent comments on its second quarter of 2002, reaffirming that it continues to expect sequential improvement in the bottom line

Rutgers, France Telecom Pick Cisco
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Rutgers U. Taps Cisco's RPR technology to help build its RUNet network; France Telecom calls on Cisco for new IP VPN network

Axerra Teams With Ericsson
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Systems integration and OEM alliance enables services over packet-based metro networks and unified IP or MPLS networks

Onetta Takes Aim at Europe
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Onetta expands into Europe with AMS Technologies distribution deal, names Dr. Peter Thorn Director of European Sales and Development

Broadcom Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Former Ashton-Tate CFO George L. Farinsky joins Broadcom board of directors

AOptix Gets $18M
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

AOptix Technologies closes an $18M Series B round, led by Lehman Brothers and 3i

Peribit Scores $20.5M
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Network optimization startup's Series C funding round was led by Mayfield

Gigabit Optics Taps Edsell as CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Former Spectra-Physics CEO Patrick Edsell brings strong executive leadership, experience in telecom and micro-electronics industries

Iolon Expands to Japan
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Iolon expands into Japanese market, securing a strategic partnership with distributor NTT-ME and establishing regional headquarters

LightConnect Intros DCE
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

LightConnect unveils a MEMS-based Dynamic Channel Equalizer, which configures channels for ultimate power and seamless spectral control

Ericsson to Build German IP Backbone
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Deutsche Telekom selects Ericsson to provide components for its IP backbone

Xtellus Puts Tellium CTO on Board
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

Xtellus appoints Dr. Krishna Bala, founder and CTO of Tellium, to its board of directors

F5 Wins OPSEC Certification
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

F5 Networks achieves OPSEC certification from Check Point, assuring that its BIG-IP integrates with Check Point's security framework

Gilbert Joins BigBand
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2002

BigBand Networks appoints cable and technology veteran Dean Gilbert to board of directors

Luminent Unveils Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Luminent announces new optical datalink OC-48 small form factor transceiver

Sysmelec, Nextrom Reach Agreement
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Swiss companies team up to offer the full range of automation needs for the fiberoptic and optoelectronic industry

Cielo Unveils Parallel Array
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Cielo announces 1310 nm VCSEL-based parallel array designed for OC-3, OC-12, and Gigabit-Ethernet markets

Sonus Inks Chinese Distribution Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Sonus Networks forms partnership with AsiaInfo to distribute packet voice solutions to Chinese telecom market

New Members Join HyperTransport
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

HyperTransport Technology Consortium announces several new Adopter members, bringing total membership to 40

Tellium Announces Upgrades
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Tellium announces major upgrades to its StarNet software suite and aurora family of optical switches

WaveSplitter Gathers $20M
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

WaveSplitter Technologies announced it has raised $20M in new equity financing, in a round led by Mayfield and NIF Ventures

Alcatel Unveils Gateway
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Alcatel introduces a high density multiservice media gateway, currently being evaluated by carriers worldwide

Lantern Names Operations VP
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Lantern Communications adds Behrooz Parsay to its management team as a senior engineering executive

Metro-Optix Adds ATM
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Announces full ATM functionality for release 1.1.2 of CityStream bandwidth manager for optical edge services

Check Point 'One-Clicks' Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Check Point announces SecurePlatform for 'One-Click' deployment of a dedicated security platform on open servers

Procket VP Lands at Occam
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Occam Networks names Bob Howard-Anderson, former Procket and Sun exec, as senior vice president of product operations

Motorola Frees Encryption Bottlenecks
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Security processors virtually eliminate encrypted-traffic bottlenecks; new enhancements to PowerQUICC II processor functionality

T-Network Enters Modulator Market
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

T-Networks scores early success in development and advancement of next-generation indium phosphide optical modulators

Azanda Collects $19M
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Azanda Network Devices secures $19 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Bessemer, Commonwealth, and Highland

LynuxWorks Gets JumpStart
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

LynuxWorks announces JumpStart, its first industry solution for communications equipment

Swedes Deploy Cisco Solution
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Netnod deploys Cisco's ONS 15194 IP Transport Concentrator to connect all its northern-European Internet traffic

Broadcom Releases Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Broadcom introduces family of high-performance CMOS 10-Gigabit transceivers for long and ultra-long haul applications

AMCC Unleashes Tiber
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Applied Micro Circuits announces Tiber, a single-chip solution for OC-48 SRP ring termination for both inner and outer rings

Sierra Intros Amplifiers
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Sierra Monolithics introduces a trio of 10-Gbit/s silicon germanium transimpedance amplifiers

SEC Qwestions Qwest
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Qwest receives informal inquiry from SEC, requesting voluntary production of financial documents

Terahertz Perfects Sol-Gel
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Terahertz perfects the use of sol-gel to deposit silica on silicon; breakthrough set to revolutionize planar component production

Telica Goes to Class 5
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Plexus 9000 now supports line-side voice-over-packet, GR-303, CAS, and higher switch capacity

Atrica Appoints
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Brian Nugent named senior VP of worldwide sales and service; recent investors Bill Cadogan and Ali Shadman join board of directors

AcceLight Demos GMPLS Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

AcceLight Networks Canada and the Communications Research Centre Canada team up to demonstrate photonic service switch

OSC Installs System for JDSU
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2002

Optical Switch Corporation installs automated lithography system for JDS Uniphase

FCC Restructures Bureau
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Stop the presses! Common Carrier Bureau is renamed Wireline Competition Bureau!

UCF Demos Hyperfine WDM Gizmo
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Hyperfine WDM technology successfully used by the University of Central Florida in their multi-line laser system

Alcatel Outsources to Jabil
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Alcatel will outsource its PBX and IP-based PCX communication systems to Jabil Circuit

MRV Honchos Cancel Trading Plans
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

MRV Communications officers Noam Lotan and Shlomo Margalit cancel their securities trading plans

Kestrel Cuts 40-Gig Development
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Kestrel Solutions reduces workforce by 30%, tightens focus on metro market by cutting 40-Gig development

Qwest in Quest of $1.5B
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Qwest Corporation is offering $1.5 billion principal amount of indebtedness at an interest rate of 8 7/8 percent per annum

Ixia, Optillion Team on Xenpak
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Announce system-level interoperability demonstrations between a fully functional 10-gigabit Ethernet product and a Xenpak transceiver

IP Infusion Intros Routing Wares
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

ZebOS ARS Version 3.0 includes Virtual Routing, RSVP-TE, CSPF, and Mobile IP Home Agent Discovery support

Cisco Maven Joins Lightspeed Semi
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Bill Jennings, Cisco engineering VP, joins Lightspeed Semiconductor board of directors

Mysticom Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2002

Wiren Perera appointed vice president of worldwide marketing

Intel Updates Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

Intel Corporation provided a planned update to the company's business outlook for the first quarter, which ends March 30

Danes Land in Boston
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

Multilayer piezoelectric technology supplier Noliac A/S establishes operations in US; Lars Johansen named president for Noliac Inc.

Spectra-Physics Unveils Laser
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

Spectra-Physics releases HIPPO, an industrial laser specifically optimized for micromachining

NYSE Drops Williams
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

NYSE suspends trading in the common stock of Williams Communications Group and moves to remove it from the list

Optigain Recapitalized, Refunded
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

Optigain has been recapitalized and received new funding, to enable it to support its current business while developing new products

White Rock Prefers ADC
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

White Rock Networks selects ADC as a preferred service provider for product implementation

D&E Deploys Alcatel's Litespan
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

D&E Communications uses Alcatel's newest Litespan release to provide more efficient DSL services

Luminent Offers 10-Gig Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

Luminent announces three 10-Gigabit laser and photodiode chips designed for high performance, low cost uncooled applications

Ipanema Raises $8.75M
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

Ipanema Technologies raises €10 million to fund its international development in a financing round led by Net Partners

SLM OEMs GLV
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2002

Flextronics will provide packaging design services and manufacture telecom equipment for SLM that uses its Grating Light Valve technology

BaySpec Ships Monitors
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

BaySpec delivers its IntelliGuard 160-channel optical channel performance monitors

ElectroniCast Sees Fiber Optic Boom
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Fiber optic isolator market to reach 672.7 million, according to ElectroniCast forecast

INO Intros Hollow Fibers
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

INO introduces its hollow-fiber technology, producing a silica capillary tube with a reflective, silver-coated inner surface

Sorrento Gets $13.6M From Merger
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Merger of Digi International and NetSilicon scores cash for Sorrento; company sets earning call conference date

Xelerated Teams With Infineon
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Swedish and German companies partner to promotes advanced traffic management solutions

Cingular Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Nortel agrees to supply GSM/GPRS infrastructure upgrades in the US and Puerto Rico, in an estimated $500 million agreement

Sprint: On Track to Meet 2002 Goals
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Sprint says the company is on track to meet its financial targets for 2002 and provides a Q1 outlook for both its PCS and FON Groups

LoDan Gets UL OK
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

First manufacturer of fiber optic jumper products to carry the designation of 'UL Listed' at the assembly level

Huawei Opts for Mindspeed
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Huawei selects Mindspeed's multiservice access processor technology for next-gen voice-over-packet gateway and remote-access server

Swedes Expand S&M Operations
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Lumentis announces the addition of two new members to their Sales and Marketing team

Sanmina Works for Ciena
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Sanmina-SCI will build a center close to Ciena's Linthicum, Md., facility to provide electronic assembly and testing services

Ignis Optics Names Four Execs
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Ignis names a team of seasoned pros to bring their single-mode transceivers to market

Broadwing Signs WAN Clients
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

MultiConnect distance-insensitive private line solution has attracted more than thirty top tier enterprises

Optelecom Unveils SpectraStream
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

The digital-video transmission system utilizes both optical and Time-Division Multiplexing techniques to achieve a high channel count

Shareholders Sue Corning
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Law firm of Schiffrin & Barroway has filed a class action suit on behalf of all purchasers of the common stock of Corning

Agere Ramps Up 3D MEMS
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Starts volume production of a 3D MEMS optical switch component; also announces 50GHz-spaced mux/demux passive optical component

Western Multiplex Rejects Takeover
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Western Multiplex will not pursue the offer made by DMC Stratex Networks, renewing its commitment to the pending merger with Proxim

Kestrel Expands Sales Force
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

Seeing a boom in metro products, Kestrel will increase its sales force to focus more in that market

Calient, Clear Team Up
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

The two companies will cooperate on a seamless migration from older networks to all-optical nets

Agilent Intros Small Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2002

OC-48 SFF transceiver offers breakthrough temperature support for metropolitan area networks

JDSU Releases Wavelength Blocker
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

JDS Uniphase's Wavelength Blocker enables remote, dynamic channel reconfiguration for next-gen agile and flexible optical networks

Two Companies to Develop Amplifiers
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Spectra-Physics and NP Photonics sign joint product development agreement to produce a new class of amplifiers

Infonetics: NetScreen Leads Security
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Infonetics Research report names NetScreen VPN and firewall market share leader

QDI Launches DFB Laser
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Available in a continuous-wave version with up to 15 mW power and a directly modulated version up to 2.5 Gbit/s with over 5 mW of power

Cambrian Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Cambrian Communications apopints Danielle Vitale VP of marketing and distribution

Meikle Acquires EMS
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Financial terms were not disclosed in Meikle Automation acquisition of Electro-Mechanical Specialties

Siros Scores $17M
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Siros Technologies receives $17 million in funding round led by Austin Ventures and New Enterprise Associates

Layer N Selects SABER
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

SABER test resources should accelerate time-to-market for Layer N Network's ultra-high-performance network security processor

NEC: Internet Self-Organizes
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Researchers discover Internet's self-organizing properties, develop algorithm for companies to more accurately target specific audiences

Penn State Picks Symantec
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Penn State protects against malicious code on its campus network with Symantec AntiVirus Solutions

EXFO Launches Semi-Auto Workstation
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

EXFO launches a semi-automated assembly workstation for array-type devices to improve yield and lower manufacturing costs

AFS Opens Nashville Network
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

American Fiber Systems' Nashville dark-fiber metro network is now operational

Network Photonics Teams With Fairchild
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Fairchild Semiconductor to fabricate 1-dimensional MEMS devices for Network Photonics' all-optical CrossWave(TM) switching subsystems

Report: Wavelength Services to Boom
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Pioneer predicts global wavelength services market to reach nearly $6.2 billion by 2006, compared to $622 million in 2001

Siemens Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Surpass next-gen network product completes the Telcordia Osmine Services process for packet-based solutions

Corvis Intros Network Tools
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Unified Network Platform will enable carriers to optimize network cost structure

Rappaport Resigns Trimac Chair
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Founder steps down as Trimac Chairman to focus more on Qusion Technologies

Meikle, Agilent Partner in Photonics
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Meikle announces a partnership that will enable both parties to jointly market photonics solutions globally

Mitsubishi Intros Lasers
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Mitsubishi Electric drives down cost of high-speed Internet communication with uncooled 2.5-Gbps laser diodes

Emperative Shows Optical's Future
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Emperative cooperates with Williams to take a leap forward in optical network management; Emperative releases Meta-Control Plane strategy

French Go to Russia
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

The Comincon-Combellga group has selected Alcatel's turnkey solution for its fixed network in St. Petersburg

Picolight Unveils Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Managed, small-form-factor, pluggable transceivers support SFF-8472 standard, enabling physical-layer visibility

PMC-Sierra Releases 10-Gig Gizmo
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Announces QuadPHY-II XENPAK/10GE evaluation system, interoperable with Agilent's XENPAK transceiver

GlobalX Loses a Director
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Geoffrey Kent has resigned from its board of directors

Intel Gets Photonic
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2002

Intel expands optical networking business, adding photonics design and manufacturing capability

Metro-Optix Wins Dixie Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

DixieNet Communications to build data and voice network in Mississippi with Metro-Optix CityStream bandwidth manager

Agilent Announces Tester for IPv6
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Agilent's new testing software speeds equipment development for next-generation Internet standard

Xanoptix Picks Wavecrest Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Xanoptix chooses Wavecrest's platform for prototype, design verification, and testing of their optical connection products

Agilent Intros Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Fiberoptic transceiver offers higher port density, lower EMI emissions for Gigabit Ethernet and iSCSI applications

Essex Receives $1.5M
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Essex has received a $1.5M investment, part of a proposed $5.5M private placement of its common stock to accredited investors

FiberNet Pleased With Q4
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

FiberNet Telecom announced results for Q4 and calendar 2001 that are in line with the projections made last September

NanoOpto Samples Wafers
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Announces sampling of its polarization management family of subwavelength optical elements

StoneFly Lights on CTO
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Bill Huber, ex-Nishan and 3Com, has joined the company as vice president of engineering and chief technology officer

Telcordia Dances With Ipanema
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Telcordia Technologies and Ipanema Technologies announce integrated IP performance management solution

EA Picks MFN in Japan
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Electronic Arts selects Metromedia Fiber Network to provide Internet connectivity, bandwidth and co-location services in Japan

Light Management Resells to Ecuador
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Light Management Group's South American subsidiary, Optico Luz, scores a contract to resell NetScreen products with Esoluciones

Silicon Access Raises $39M
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Silicon Access secures $39M in fourth round of funding, led by Soros Private Equity Partners and Norwest Venture Partners

DCL Ships IP Routing Software
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

DC-OSPF should provide high-quality, fault-tolerant IP routing to complement its DC-MPLS product for both packet and optical apps

Conxion Joins 'Secured by NetScreen'
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Conxion joins NetScreen program to help deploy NetScreen-based security offerings to its hosting customers

NextHop Jumps on $11M
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

NextHop increases its series A round of investments to $11 million with the addition of three more investors

Cisco Announces New Unified VPN Suite
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Cisco releases new technologies for Layer 2 access and provisioning across IP and MPLS networks

Optical ICs to Reach $1.8B by 2006
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

In-Stat study concludes that optical networking and its supporting equipment, components, and ICs are heading for a market windfall

Mitsui, Atoga Strike Strategic Partnership
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

The partnership allows Atoga Systems to expand to Asia with the OAR family of DWDM products

APA Makes Board Changes
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

APA Optics accepts the resignations of two Board members, appoints two to fill empty seats

Ceyba Targets Core
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Ceyba Agile Networking Solution speeds end-to-end provisioning of 10- and 40-Gbit/s wavelengths across long-haul and ultra-long-haul nets

Foundry Targets Metro
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Introduces new purpose-built metro routers for both MPLS and Layer 2 metro networks

Sorrento Names Head Honcho
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Phil Arneson appointed chairman, CEO, and president of Sorrento Networks

Silicon Light Machines Offers DGE
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Announces its Model 2200 dynamic gain equalizer for DWDM communication systems

Internet Photonics Etherizes
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Announces end-to-end optical Ethernet transport architecture

Leading Scientists Launch Inplane
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Integrated optical components firm secures over $20M in funding from Jerusalem Venture Partners and Morgenthaler

Atrica Announces Appointments
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2002

Atrica names new Sales and Service VP, adds telecom veterans to Board

LuxNet Goes TOSA/ROSA
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2002

Transmitter Optical Subassemblies and Receiver Optical Subassemblies designed for Fiber Channel, Gig Ethernet, and ATM/Sonet transceivers

Luminous Names Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

Luminous promotes Dr. Donna Nielsen to VP, System Engineering and Test; promotion coincides with ramp of product shipments to metro carriers

Sprint Tweaks Financial Outlook
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

Announce a series of steps designed to 'optimally manage our capital structure and maintain strong liquidity,' according to CFO Krause

Siemens Taps Licata as Enterprise Pres
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

Siemens names Joseph Licata, former senior VP of sales, president of Enterprise Networks in the United States

Marconi HR Director Resigns Board
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

HR Director Rob Meakin has resigned from Marconi's Board of Directors and will be leaving the company at the end of the month

Optical Solutions Wires Daytona Beach
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

The city of Daytona Beach lights up LPGA International golf community with new fiber-to-the-home network

SpectraSwitch Unveils Wave of Products
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

SpectraSwitch announces WaveWalker integrated optical components, VOA/Shutter products, and next-gen switch

Cramer, BTexact Sign OSS Agreement
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

BTexact will deliver and implement Cramer Dimension, a solution for telecom network inventory and automated provisioning

TI Intros Logarithmic Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

TI introduces a logarithmic amplifier to provide precision signal measurement for optical networking, industrial and medical equipment

OnFiber Expands Agreement With Paix
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

OnFiber offers high-bandwidth metro transport services in Paix facilities nationwide

Stratex to Discuss Wireless Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

Stratex Networks will host a conference call to discuss the implications of their offer to acquire Western Multiplex

Lightscape Lands China Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

Lightscape Networks to supply next-generation optical networking equipment to China Unicom

IDT Projects Revenue Increase in Q4
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

For fourth quarter of fiscal 2002, IDT projects revenue increase of five to seven percent from the previous quarter's $80.2 million

Xtellus Scores $8M
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

Xtellus, maker of dynamic optics components for reconfigurable networks, completes first round of funding for $8M

City Signal Scores $17M
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

City Signal closed a $17 million third-round equity investment, led by MC Venture Partners

France Telecom Launches CapaCity Bank
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

France Telecom presents a flexible bandwidth solution aimed at carriers and ISPs

Optillion Unveils TOP Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

Optillion announce 10 km and 40 km 10 Gbit/s Ethernet long-distance XENPAK transceivers

NetScreen Leverages IBM
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2002

NetScreen signs agreement with IBM Global Services to expand service and support for its network security customers

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