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Slic Pics Alloptic Magic
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Slic Network Solutions picks Alloptic's GigaForce for high-speed connectivity project in New York State

BellSouth Settles Call Sciences Suit
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

BellSouth settles patent infringement lawsuit against Call Sciences, grants license for the use of call routing and messaging patents

AT&T Goes Local in Mass
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Department of Telecommunications and Energy decisions pave the way for AT&T to offer residential local service in Massachusetts

Koreans Test VOIP With Radcom
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Korean Telecommunications Technology Association adds Radcom's MegaSIP to its VOIP test solution suite

Fitch Affirms C&W Ratings
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Fitch Ratings affirms its BB+/B credit rating for Cable & Wireless, but its unproven business model keeps the outlook negative

Sumitomo, Walden Invest in UP-Tech
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Sumitomo and Walden International jointly invest a total of ¥2.5B (US$21.2M) in China's United Platform Technologies (UP-Tech)

Silicon Access Releases iFlow
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Latest version of iPE and iRS delivers the most complete and programmer-friendly offering for network routers and switches

Tele2 Picks Aptilo's Hotspot
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Tele2 selects Aptilo's Hotspot service management platform for wireless broadband services in Finland and Sweden

GlobeCast America Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

France Telecom subsidiary GlobeCast names COO and CFO David Sprechman as CEO of GlobeCast America

AT&T VOIP Supports Cisco, Avaya
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

AT&T's VOIP services now support the Cisco IP PBX solution and Avaya IP Telephony solutions, thanks to AT&T Labs interoperability testing

Vienna Builds Out Fiber
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Vienna completes installation of 400km fiber optic city infrastructure using exclusively CableRunner Flexible technology

Nortel Enters WLAN Market
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Nortel unveils its comprehensive wireless LAN strategy for enterprises, carriers; rolls out its portfolio of WLAN products

IVR, Acme Prove SIP Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

IVR Technologies and Acme Packet complete SIP interoperability testing for prepaid calling card services and real-time billing

Internet Photonics Intros GSLAM
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Internet Photonics announces the LightStack GSLAM metro optical platform; Cablevision deploys IP gear for video-on-demand services

Multikabel Picks Lucent VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Lucent's iMerge gateway to provide IP telephony for Multikabel; nine companies join Lucent's IP Interoperability and Innovations program

WaveSmith Adds MPLS to DN
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

WaveSmith extends Distributed Node platform with MPLS support, a new Multiservice Forwarding Module, and the DN 8100 multiservice switch

Siemens Supplies SIP Software
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Siemens ICN announces OpenScape suite v1.0, a SIP-based solution built on Microsoft's Greenwich platform

Cisco Boosts Catalyst 6500
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Intros next generation of intelligent network capabilities and high-performance interfaces for the Catalyst 6500 Series multilayer switch

Ikanos Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Ikanos Communications appoints former Centillium CFO John Luhtala as vice president and chief financial officer

Dynegy Sells Comms to 360networks
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Dynegy exits the communications business, selling all its North American comms operations to 360networks

Siemens Upgrades Telecom Italia
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Telecom Italia awards Siemens €10M contract to upgrade its broadband infrastructure to provision advanced multimedia services

Level 3 Expands Mesh Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Level 3 signs expanded agreement to provide collocation and IP transit services to Mesh Solutions in seven European cities

Citel, Sylantro Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

Sylantro Systems and Citel form partnership to create SIP-based solution for delivering PBX and IP Centrex services to legacy phones

Xilinx Ships 90nm Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2003

The 'world's first 90 nanometer programmable chips' result from partnership with IBM and UMC

Nortel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

Nortel Networks declares preferred share dividend. Is there tax on that?

OFS Presents New Research
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

OFS Laboratories unveils research advances in gratings, sources, fibers, and other advanced concepts for optical networks at OFC 2003

Vertel Backs Net Mgmt Standards
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

Vertel's M*Ware 6.2.1 platform supports G.7712 the latest network management standard for optical networks

Corning Settles Asbestos Claims
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

Settling with asbestos-injury claimants will give Corning a pre-tax charge of approximately $300 million ($200 million after tax)

Siemens Builds Out in China
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

China Unicom has awarded Siemens IC Networks a US$10 million contract for five orders to supply optical network technology

TeliaSonera Ramps Up ADSL
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

TeliaSonera Sweden to build out its ADSL service at another 104 switching centers in 73 municipalities in south and central Sweden

LVL7 Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

Former Nortel exec Albert Bender to be CEO of provider of IP software for enterprise, access, wireless, and metro Ethernet products

Lucent Settles Lawsuits
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2003

Will spend $315 million to settle all pending shareowner and related litigation without admitting any wrongdoing

Alcatel Brings GigE to Portugal
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Novis offers its first Gigabit Ethernet service in Portugal with Alcatel 1696 Metro Span Compact DWDM system

Vtesse, HDS Break SAN Distance Record
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Vtesse Networks and Hitachi Data Systems demonstrate synchronous SAN services over 600km Fibre Channel connection for the first time

Oki, Fujikura to Create JV
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Oki and Fujikura to jointly establish a new company, OF Networks, to provide next-gen broadband access systems to telecom carriers

Equant Offers Internet Gateway
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Equant expands its VPN features set with an additional option for secure corporate access to the public Internet in 110 countries

Eagle Deploys Interactive Broadband
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Eagle Communications deploys Interactive Enterprise's Conexon Accel 'out-of-the-box' broadband auto provisioning solution

Infrastructure Ready for Recovery
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Probe Research says signs of recovery are on the horizon for the Internet infrastructure market – it'll grow 92% between 2002 and 2006

AT&T Canada 'Regrets' Regulations
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

The government threw out AT&T Canada's price cap appeal, but it vows to continue pursuit of 'competitively neutral regulatory environment'

D-Link Joins Hughes Alliance
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

D-Link to work with Hughes Network Systems to introduce new broadband technologies and expand markets

S&P Sees Tech Fund Changes
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

If dividend payments to investors become tax-free, the very nature of technology funds could undergo fundamental changes, says S&P

Tyco Hires VP
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Tyco names Keller Arnold as vice president of financial planning and analysis

Cramer Names Canellos VP and GM
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Cramer Systems promotes David Canellos, former VP of Sales for North America, to vice president and general manager for the Americas

NEC Issues Security Product
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

VPN Accelerator, the latest addition to NEC's BlueFire Access Solutions family, delivers hardware-based IP security encryption

Riverstone Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Revenues were $15.1M, up 9.7% sequentially but down 71% (!) year-over-year; GAAP net loss came to $40.6M, or $0.33 per share

Portal Bills Telverse VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Telverse Communications picks Portal Software's Infranet to provide flexible billing and pricing plans for IP-based communication services

Wintegra Pockets $13M
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Wintegra closes its third round of funding, supported by TI, Concord, Magnum Communications, and China Development Industrial Bank

Broadwing Reports 2002 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Q4 revenue fell 8% year-over-year to $503M, while 2002 revenue declined 5% to $2.16B; Broadwing renegotiates credit facility, debt

Convergys Bills Brazil
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

Brasil Telecom selects Convergys’ Geneva software to unify its billing system to support convergent services

SBC Deploys WaveSmith's DN
News Wire Feed | 3/27/2003

WaveSmith Networks awarded multimillion-dollar contract from SBC for deployment of its Distributed Node (DN) platform

Broadcom Hires Dickhut
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Broadcom names Duane R. Dickhut to replace Raju Vegesna as the head of its 'Funny Names' subsidiary

NEC, IFS Target China Together
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

NEC and IFS expand partnership to provide IT solutions for manufacturers in China and Southeast Asia

Alcatel Workers Offered New Jobs
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Solutions Plastiques and Alcatel Optronics sign an agreement allowing the transfer of up to 115 Alcatel Optronics employees at Lannion

Gore Unveils Low-Loss Microvia Material
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

W.L. Gore & Assoc. launches the Microlam 630 dielectric, the lowest-loss microvia material for high-frequency microvia modules and PCBs

MetaSolv Boosts Service Activation
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

MetaSolv Software enhances its service activation capabilities with support for IP services devices and the OSS Service Activation API

MRV, Interlink Create Reseller Program
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

MRV Communications and Interlink Communication Systems announce new Affiliate-VAR Channel Program for North America

Openet Announces VP North America
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Openet Telecom appoints Richard Evans as VP North America to expand presence and build business

Extreme Offers Option Exchange
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Extreme Networks approves voluntary stock option exchange

AT&T Wins Blue Cross Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

AT&T lands two-year, multi-million dollar comprehensive networking services deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

ACCA Opts for Juniper Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Leading Japanese broadband provider ACCA Networks fuels growth and advanced services with Juniper Networks' E-series platform

Zarlink Unveils VCSELs
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Zarlink Semiconductor claims that its new family of 850nm oxide-confined VCSELs generate a light beam of unmatched stability

Fitch Affirms France Telecom
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Fitch Ratings affirms France Telecom's rating of BBB- with a positive outlook, following FT's announcement of a €15B capital increase

White Rock Gets Osmined
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

White Rock's Sonet ADM completes Telcordia Osmine services process for the Telcordia Tirks and Telcordia NMA systems

Tundra Intros First RapidIO Product
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Tundra Semiconductor leads the market with the launch of the first first commercially available RapidIO System Interconnect products

Packet Design Raises $14.25M
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Packet Design raises $14.25M in Series B venture funding, led by Advanced Technology Ventures and Mayfield Fund

Sprint Lures Frequent Fliers
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

America West and Sprint expand FlightFund program, giving members 5,000 bonus miles when they sign up for PCS service

Nortel Supplies Nigerians With 1X
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Multi-Links, Nortel Networks launch Africa's first CDMA2000 1X wireless network in Nigeria

Marconi Picks Acterna Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Marconi has chosen to use the Acterna ANT-40G advanced network tester in the R&D labs of its Genoa-based Optical Network Division

UTStarcom Deploys PAS in China
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

UTStarcom signs $40M contract with China Telecom for deployments of its IP-based Personal Access System in Jiangsu and Guangdong

Origix Buys Dynamic Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Origix completes acquisition of Dynamic Bandwidth, expanding its ability to deliver high-speed data services to the Twin Cities area

Worldcom Turns a Profit in January
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Revenues were $2.16B in January, down from $2.20B in December, but net income was $155M, versus December's net loss of $580M

Alltel Trumpets Conversion Success
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Alltel converts Ford Credit retail installment contracts/lease accounts to a common computing environment via light-switch conversion

Corvis Files Broadwing Deal Details
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Corvis agreed to invest $128M, plus $50.0M for ongoing expenses, in C III Communications, which is acquiring Broadwing for $129.3M in cash

Transmode Signs UK Reseller
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Transmode Systems signs MiTech as a Value Added Reseller in the UK

Level 3 Supports Online Gaming
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Sony Online Entertainment uses Level 3 Communications private network service to support online gaming phenomenon 'EverQuest'

Tellabs Enhances Optical Transport
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Tellabs enhances the Tellabs 7100 optical transport system to enable cost-effective wavelength service delivery at the network edge

Metrobility Wins Class B Certification
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Metrobility's AutoTwister 2643 media converter meets the requirements for immunity to RFI interference as defined by Class B standards

Cable & Wireless Pays Its Taxes
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Pays Inland Revenue £380M ($598.3M) for taxes outstanding over the past ten years; £1.5B ($2.4B) of funds held in escrow to be released

Broadcom Intros 10-Gig Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Broadcom announces 10-Gigabit Ethernet/Fibre Channel serial transceiver with integrated equalizer and superior jitter performance

Erlang Rakes In $11.7M
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2003

Erlang Technology receives $11.7M in Series C venture funding, co-led by Dragon Ventures and Pacesetter Capital Group; adds five to board

Info-Tech: War Not Affecting Spending
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

In a survey of US companies by Info-Tech Research Group, less than 12% felt that that the war would impact spending whatsoever

Probe Founds Financial Associates
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

A new approach and new products from Probe Research focus on 'telecom survival and revival'

Analog Devices Intros Converters
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Its new family of high-density digital-to-analog converters features the AD5380, a 40-channel, 14-bit resolution, voltage-output DAC

Apcon Offers Sonet Blade
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Apcon's new multi-rate Sonet/SDH blade for its PHY optical switch line offers a flexible solution for test engineers, network architects

DBm Touts CSA Versatility
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

DBm Optics' Model 2004 Component Spectrum Analyzer now works with over 50 different tunable laser sources

OAS Relocates HQ
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Optical Antenna Solutions moves its headquarters to Warwick University's Venture Centre, near Coventry

Siemens Boosts Peruvian Network
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Siemens ICN enhances Telefónica Latinoamericana IP network in Peru with Service Deployment System from Juniper Networks

Telefonica, Wire One Team on Video
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Telefonica Data USA and Wire One partner to provide videoconferencing services to enterprise customers in the Caribbean and Latin America

Conexant to Spin Off Mindspeed
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Mindspeed will receive an initial capital funding of $100M in cash from Conexant, plus an additional $50M cash in contingent financing

Fortinet Scores Sixfold in China
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Fortinet announces six new installations for its FortiGate Antivirus Firewall solutions in China

BellSouth Boosts Bethune-Cookman
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

BellSouth has collaborated with Bethune-Cookman College to upgrade the school's voice, data networking, and Internet capabilities

Centillium Takes DSL to the Extreme
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Centillium's eXtremeDSLMAX technology pushes ADSL rates up to 50 Mbit/s and extends reach to serve more customers

Sprint Puts Lumenaré in the Lab
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Sprint chooses Lumenaré Networks' lab operations system to increase efficiency of lab and test environments

Lucent Wins Two Metro Customers
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Lucent Technologies and LightRiver Technologies deliver the Metropolis DMX Access Multiplexer to two local telcos in the US

Mintera Hires COO
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Former Sitara Networks executive vice president of operations Nachum Sadan joins Mintera as chief operating officer

Northlight Hires Sales Director
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Northlight Optronics hires Steven Dye, former Agere Systems senior manager, EMEA Optoelectronics, as director of sales for Europe

AFS Brings Dark Fiber to Cleveland
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

OARnet picks American Fiber Systems to provide dark-fiber services to to universities and research institutions in greater Cleveland

Cabletel Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Q4 net sales were $11.8M (Canadian), down 19.9% Y/Y, for a net loss of $0.3M ($0.04 per share); 2002 net loss was $1.02M ($0.14 per share)

FTTHers Initiate Urban Projects
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

The 21st Century Infrastructures Consortium and LBDC FTTH Holdings initiate large-scale broadband last-mile projects in NYC and Seattle

Marconi Passes Isocore Test
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Marconi demonstrates the BXR-48000 multiservice switch-router's IP/MPLS capability in Isocore-managed test

Critical, 3M Team on Broadband
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Critical Telecom and 3M partner to deliver broadband solutions to the outside plant

EXFO Sales Slip in Q2
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Sales decreased 17% to $14.8M, for a net loss of $4.2M ($0.07 per share), which it chalks up to 'seasonality'

Tellabs Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Tellabs names Timothy Wiggins, former executive VP and CFO at Chicago Bridge and Iron Company, as chief financial officer

ADC, Nuera to Offer Access
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

ADC and Nuera announce agreement to offer PacketCable-based VOIP solutions for cable operators

Qwest Gets US Government Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Qwest Communications to upgrade the backbone capacity of the US Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network

XO Goes With ADC for Billing
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

XO Communications selects ADC's Singl.eView for broadband convergent billing, customer management, competitive service delivery

Analysys: Broadband Regs Lack Vision
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Regulators/policymakers need new approach to the five-layer structure of broadband telecom and should focus on maximising innovation

Brasil Telecom Takes Amdocs CRM
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Brasil Telecom standardizes sales and support processes for its 9.5M subscribers with Amdocs ClarifyCRM

Nokia Wins Hebei DSL Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Nokia to provide D500 and D50e DSLAM solutions to expand broadband DSL coverage in Shijiazhuang and Baoding, in Hebei province

Next-Gen Voice Has a Future
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Next-gen voice expenditures will grow about 370% in North America and 279% in Europe between 2003 and 2007, according to Infonetics

Sumitomo Intros FTTx Fibers
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Industry's first singlemode fibers designed for fiber-to-the-home, fiber-to-the-desk, and general access and enterprise network apps

Mahi Launches Partner Program
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Strategic Performance Alliance to deliver network integration, multi-vendor interoperability, and worldwide distribution

Mahi Intros Transport Architectures
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2003

Streamlined architectures for mission-critical carrier applications deliver 50% initial and 75% long-term savings over current solutions

Tasman Scales T1 Router
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Tasman Networks unveils the first multi-scaleable T1 router, bringing unprecedented flexibility to remote office connectivity applications

1stel Deploys Taqua OCX
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Taqua's OCX voice-switching platform will enable Texas carrier 1stel to provide facilities-based voice services

Advent Launches Ultraband in Japan
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Tokai Broadband Communications will become the first cable operator in Japan to commercially deploy Advent's Ultraband system

Verizon Targets SMBs
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Verizon offers discounts on a variety of data and voice services, hoping for business from small and midsize businesses (SMBs)

RBOCs Spending to Slide in '03
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

RBOC capex will drop 9% to $23.3 billion in 2003, according to Infonetics Research's latest market research report

New Edge Targets SMBs
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

New Edge Networks introduces managed network services at a price point afforable for small and midsize businesses (SMBs)

AT&T Canada Serves Transat
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

AT&T Canada completes implementation of expanded telecom services for Quebec's Transat AT, valued at more than CDN $6M over three years

Omron Builds R&D Center
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Omron completes construction of its R&D facility, the Keihanna Technology Innovation Center, in Kansai Science City

EarthLink, BellSouth Expand Agreement
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

New agreement enables EarthLink to provide high-speed Internet to over 4.5M additional households throughout BellSouth's markets

KSaria Wins at Lockheed Martin
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Lockheed Martin enlists kSaria to develop automation equipment for the manufacture of optical parts used in military systems

AFC Enhances Access Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Advanced Fibre Communications cuts carrier costs by integrating IP routing, BRAS, and ATM interfaces into its Telliant 5000 CO platform

Check Point, Corrent Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Check Point and Corrent's SecureXL Turbocard, a security accelerator card delivers nearly 3.0 Gbit/s of firewall/VPN throughput

BellSouth Offers Network VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

BellSouth launches Managed Network VPN Service, providing innovative IP networking capabilities for businesses

Cox Picks Arbor for Security
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Cox Communications deploys Arbor Networks Peakflow SP to protect its network against infrastructure security threats

Tdsoft Unveils VOIP Gateway
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Tdsoft's MGLE V5.x Inverse VOIP Gateway has achieved interoperability with several softswitch-based networks

Dell Guy Named Sheer Chairman
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Sheer Networks names former Dell Computer vice chairman Morton L. Topfer as chairman of its board of directors

Tellabs Invests in White Rock
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Tellabs expands next-generation transport capabilities, adds new products through strategic investment in White Rock Networks

Marvell Offers Development Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Marvell's Discovery II-based development platform enables dual-processor, high-performance communications and storage applications

Dune Ships SAND Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Dune's FE200 Scalable Architecture of Networking Devices (SAND) switching device enables 10- to 15-year switch lifecycle

JDSU Plans OFC Releases
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

The new gear JDS Uniphase will announce at OFC will focus on cost reduction, improved utilization, and movement toward the network edge

Witnet Mobilizes VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Witnet launches 'ModaPhone,' a SIP-based wireless VOIP softphone and system

Corning Enhances Fiber Performance
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Corning further enhances performance attributes on SMF-28e and LEAF single-mode optical fibers

Firms Form DSL Content Group
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Leading broadband industry players join forces to create a common vision to drive online entertainment service delivery

C&W Wins Moldflow
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Cable & Wireless wins global IP-VPN contract with Moldflow, supplier of software for the manufacture of injection molded plastic parts

Forward Concepts Bullish on Broadband
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Forward Concepts' worldwide study sees global broadband opportunities in over 50 countries, predicts dramatic growth through 2006

Vivace Targets Government Deals
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Vivace Networks hopes for government sector opportunities via new partnership with Technica, a military/government IT systems integrator

Sprint Picks Lucent for DSL
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Sprint's Local Telecommunications Division to deploy Lucent's Stinger Access Concentrator DSL equipment nationally for broadband access

Cypress Offers LLD With GFP-T
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

Cypress Semiconductor introduces the first link-layer device (LLD) on the market to feature transparent generic framing procedure (GFP-T)

AMCC Intros Sonet Chips for SAN
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2003

AMCC's VOLTA multiprotocol mappers meet demand for Ethernet and SAN private line services over existing Sonet/SDH MANs and WANs

Phosistor Unveils Superlens, OPM
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Phosistor Technologies has developed a tiny super lens for optical component packaging and a Optical Performance Monitor chip for DWDM

Alcatel Optronics Offers Transponders
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Alcatel Optronics launches two new 10-Gbit/s, 300-pin DWDM transponders for 80- to 3,000km applications

Sprint Completes Tender Offers
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Sprint Capital Corporation announces results of its tender offers to purchase its debt securities

Vianet Completes Debt Settlements
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Vianet Technologies completes debt settlements with a total net reduction in liabilities of $8.4M

F5 Sues Radware
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

F5 Networks files patent infringement lawsuits against Radware and two other companies; Radware, natch, believes it is 'without merit'

VSK Debuts 40-Gig Receiver
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

VSK Photonics announces the VSK 40R02, a 40-Gbit/s receiver module ideally suited for equipment test and measurement applications

InterIntelligence Intros MFP
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

InterIntelligence claims to be first to market with Multi Form Pluggable optical links; forms strategic alliance with Ibiden

Path 1, Level 3 Do Video Over MPLS
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Path 1 and Level 3 announce successful live interactive video broadcast over MPLS with no visible delays

Enel Blows €1.3B on Wind
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Orange SA sells its 26.6% stake in Wind to Enel for €1.3 billion, plus a €0.2 billion shareholders' loan to be repaid to Orange

Koncent Intros Power Monitor
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Koncent Communication released its 'mini size' power monitor, the newest addition to its power reconfiguration series

Wave7 Brings Last Mile to Missouri
News Wire Feed | 3/21/2003

Wave7 Optics and Chariton Valley Telecom to deliver new optical broadband services in several Missouri communities

Ignis, ASIP Demo 40km XFP
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Startups team up at OFC to show the 10-Gbit/s XFP form factor can transmit over long distances

Agility Wins DARPA Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Wins contract, potentially worth $5.5M, to develop widely tunable lasers with monolithically integrated modulators for the military

UTStarcom Is #2 in DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Synergy Research Group recognizes UTStarcom as world's second-largest DSLAM provider, with approximately 9% of all ports shipped in 2002

Tellabs Names Two to Board
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Bo Hedfors and Michael Lavin nominated as Tellabs directors as Peter Guglielmi, director and former CFO, steps down

Telecom Egypt Selects Nortel
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Nortel Networks to expand Telecom Egypt's national wireline and wireless networks under $60M frame agreement

GlobalX Manages Services Globally
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Global Crossing launches managed services across worldwide network, offering support to customers in 43 countries

JDSU Debuts 850nm Testers
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

MAP test and measurement modules enable IEEE 802.3ae testing for gear operating at 850nm wavelengths and at data rates of up to 10 Gbit/s

DuPont Opens Photonics Shop
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

DuPont forms photonics technologies business to develop, manufacture and market planar integrated photonic devices

Tektronix Expands in China
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Tektronix officially opens the doors of its new manufacturing facility, which will produce cheap digital storage oscilloscopes

IPass Gets Global Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

John Thuma has been promoted to VP of worldwide sales, overseeing direct and channel sales organizations

Cisco to Buy Linksys
News Wire Feed | 3/20/2003

Cisco seals deal to acquire Linksys Group, a provider of wired and wireless home networking products, for approximately $500M in stock

AT&T Bashes Verizon Pricing
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

AT&T says judge's decision is first step to local phone competition in rural Pa., calls into question Verizon cost calculations

Time Warner Offers Native LAN
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Time Warner Telecom unveils new metro Ethernet solutions, which it calls Native LAN services, for large, medium, and small businesses

Verizon Get LD OK in All States
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Verizon hits finish line with FCC long-distance approval in Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. -- can offer LD anywhere in US

Charter Names SVP of Engineering
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Charter promotes Wayne H. Davis to senior vice president of engineering and technical operations

3Com, Huawei Form Joint Venture
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Create joint venture in China to develop enterprise networking, with 3Com contributing $160M in cash, various assets, and IP licenses

Sprint Launches Gigabit Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Introduces Sprint Ethernet Services in Las Vegas, using Nortel's Passport 8600 to offer speeds of 10 Mbit/s, 100 Mbit/s, and 1 Gbit/s

Verizon Plans DSL Expansion
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Verizon looks to deploy DSL to more suburban and rural customers, reaching 10M additional homes and businesses in 2003

Sprint Settles Shareholder Suits
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Ends suits over the failed WorldCom merger without admitting wrongdoing, agreeing to pay $50M and beef up corporate governance

Fortinet VP Supports Customers
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Fortinet names Bernie Vierich vice president of worldwide customer support

AT&T Wins With Air China
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

AT&T wins global networking service contract for Air China, including both connectivity and network management services covering 48 sites

Corning Cuts Trench Requirements
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Corning Cable Systems introduces LANscape Solutions, featuring MCSR Road Cable, for areas where traditional installations are not feasible

Alcatel, Hitachi, NEL Form MSA
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Alcatel Optronics, Hitachi Cables, and NEL announce a multi-source agreement for AWG-VOA modules with remote control

CableRunner Rules the Sewers
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

CableRunner's SewerLine Flexible system expedites the building of private, secure backbone and access fiber optic infrastructures

Riverstone Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Riverstone Networks names Peter McGann as executive vice president of worldwide sales and service

NKT Launches CWDM Modules
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

NKT Integration announces 8- and 16-channel CWDM modules for high-performance, low-cost, un-cooled metro and enterprise applications

Cisco to Repurchase More Stock
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Cisco Systems authorizes up to $5 billion in additional stock repurchases, adding to the $8 billion previously authorized

ION Networks Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Net sales were approximately $853,000, down from $2.2M in last year's Q4, for a net loss of $2.2M, or $0.10 per share

Cramer Surpasses Tier 1 Needs
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

In tests conducted by Cramer and BTexact at Sun laboratory, Cramer4 suite exceeds Tier 1 carrier scaleability requirements

Ericsson Wins Swisscom Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Ericsson chosen as supplier for Swisscom's new fixed line voice network, to be implemented during 2003 and 2004

Cisco to Acquire SignalWorks
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Cisco advances its position in the IP telephony market by acquiring SignalWorks for about $13.5M in stock

Band-X Teams With Carlyle
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Band-X's US division and the ever-creepy Carlyle Group extend the reach of IP transit service into 470 Vanderbilt

UTStarcom Is Softswitch King
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

UTStarcom continues its stronghold over the global softswitch market with 70% of all ports shipped worldwide in Q4, reports Infonetics

Coherent Ships Power Meter
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Coherent introduces dBCheck, a cheap, handheld power meter for measuring fiber-optic cable output

Easynet Launches SureStream
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Easynet offers a dedicated IP leased line at a fraction of the cost of a traditional leased line -- less than £6,000 per annum

Sprint Names Forsee CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Accepting the confidentiality conditions the judge handed down, Sprint names Gary Forsee chief executive officer

BT Markets ASP Service
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

BT pilots new IBM technology to deliver software as a service over Web, bringing applications on demand to small and medium businesses

Aelis Photonics Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Aelis Photonics names Alan Willner, noted optical communications expert and founder of Phaethon Communications, to advisory board

Judge: Forsee Can Join Sprint
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

But the judge issues a set of restrictions for protecting BellSouth's information in the event Mr. Forsee assumes employment with Sprint

InfoVista Manages Cisco VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

InfoVista releases VistaLink for Cisco VPN Solution Center 2.2, enabling instant performance reporting for IP VPNs

ADVA Boosts Operating Income
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2003

Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2002 were flat, but pro forma operating income rose 45 percent

Wire One Videoconferencing Surges
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Wire One reports a 19% jump in call volume on its GlowpointSM videoconferencing service as customers seek alternatives to travel

Corning Affirms LCD Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Corning reaffirms that it expects annual revenue growth for its LCD glass business of up to 20% to 40%

Larscom and Vina to Merge
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Larscom and Vina Technologies have signed a definitive agreement to merge in a stock-for-stock transaction

Zia Teams With Emcore
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Zia enters into sublease and manufacturing agreement with Emcore Corp. for high-volume epitaxial growth and laser diode processing

FTTH Council: Overbuilds Increasing
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Fiber-to-the-Home Council's latest research shows that overbuilds of existing networks are increasing

Molex Uses Xanoptix Ferrule
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Molex licenses Xanoptix's high-fiber-count MT ferrule for use in its Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies

Radcom Enhances VOIP Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Radcom adds H.323 Media stress generation to its VOIP Performer voice over data test solution suite

3Com Shuffles Management
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

3Com names Dennis Connors executive VP of operations; SVP and CFO Mark Slaven promoted to EVP and CFO; EVP of sales to be named

Stratos Sets Up in Indian Ocean
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Inmarsat and Stratos have implemented a solution to provide additional GAN high speed ISDN capability in the Indian Ocean region

F5 Stays Ahead in SSL Security
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

F5 Networks maintains leadership position in the SSL security market with #1 worldwide market share, according to Infonetics Research

LightPointe, Siemens Team on FSO
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Siemens and LightPointe sign 'HiPath Ready Net' agreement, combining their strengths to deliver high-bandwidth wireless solutions

ADVA Enhances FSP, Wins in UK
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

UK carrier Kingston Communications deploys ADVA's FSP 2000, even as ADVA introduces a new CWDM module set for the platform

DSL Shows Global Growth
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

DSL shows 'substantial and sustainable' growth in the second half of 2002, according to new analysis by Point Topic

Infonet Links Wilh. Wilhelmsen
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Leading shipping company Wilh. Wilhelmsen signs Infonet for global MPLS-enabled IP communications services, connecting up to 250 sites

Alcatel Prefers Acterna
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Alcatel designates Acterna as 'preferred provider' for test and measurement solutions in worldwide agreement

kSaria Gets Japanese Distributor
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

kSaria selects High-Tech Corp. as exclusive Japanese distributor for its optical fiber assemblies

Lumentis Offers Sonet on a Card
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Lumentis delivers single-slot, single-card MuxFeeder, a Sonet/SDH over CWDM or DWDM network solution

APA Completes CSP Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

APA Optics has completed the acquisition of assets from Computer System Products for cash and assumption of liabilities

Core Networks Picks VP
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Core Networks adds John Glass as vice president of marketing and business development

WorldCom, EarthLink Extend Partnership
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

WorldCom extends five-year relationship with EarthLink by providing it wholesale Internet access

Alcatel Optronics Offers Amps
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Alcatel Optronics launches the smallest optical amplifiers with embedded electronics available on the market

Data Connection Licenses MPLS
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Data Connection licenses GMPLS/RSVP and OSPF-TE software to BTexact for its research programs (or programmes, as they like to say)

Cril Teams With TietoEnator
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Cril Telecom Software joins forces with TietoEnator SYKORA to provide network optimization services to European telecom operators

Nortel Upgrades DMS-10 Software
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Nortel Networks demonstrates continued commitment to rural market network evolution with DMS-10 software enhancements

Zhone Intros DSLAM Family
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Zhone Technologies introduces Raptor DSL Access Multiplexer, establishing new threshold for pricing, density, and cost of operation

P2P Getting Harder to Stop
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Rapid evolution of peer-to-peer software is outpacing traditional traffic management techniques, according to a Sandvine white paper

Charter Names SVP of Operations
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Charter has named Charles H. 'Chuck' McElroy the company's senior vice president of operations for the Southeast division

Salira Enhances Access System
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Salira Optical Network Systems announces second major release of Salira 2000 platform, featuring full VLAN support

Marconi Files Restructuring Plan
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Submits plans for financial restructuring to the High Court of England and Wales; completion target is May 31

Marconi Gives Quarterly Report
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2003

Says further sales declines in Q4 will require 'appropriate cost actions'

Tyco Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Tyco International declares a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.0125 per common share

1310nm Transceiver Market is Shaky
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Suppliers in the 1310nm transceiver market are threatened by excess competition and continuing developments, says Strategies Unlimited

Interim HealthCare Picks NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Leading HealthCare services provider secures network and reduces costs with integrated firewall and VPN solutions from NetScreen

Submarine Market All Washed Up
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Submarine cable construction boom is finally over, with only $1B scheduled to be spent on new cable in 2003, says TeleGeography

Equant Hits IP VPN Milestone
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Now has 90 multinational voice for IP VPN customers -- c'mon, they couldn't wait for 100?

Tektronix Offers Optical Oscilloscopes
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Tektronix' newest optical oscilloscope modules boost designers flexibility when tackling emerging standards and multiple data rates

WorldCom 100-Day Plan Rolls On
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

The Neighborhood and The WorldCom Connection expand nationwide coverage, hitting milestones defined by its 100-Day Plan

Cisco Boosts PIX Security Family
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Extends PIX family of integrated security appliances with new models, performance, and certifications, delivering multilayered defense

Hatteras Adds Board Member
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Fred D'Alessio, former president of Verizon's Advanced Services Group, joins Hatteras Networks' board of directors

Sarvega Announces XML Management
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Sarvega announces XESOS Studio, a stand-alone platform for managing distributed XML switch deployments

AMCC, Velio, Tyco Demo OIF Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

AMCC, Tyco Electronics, and Velio Communications demonstrate interoperability of OIF standard interfaces at OFC 2003

Altova, DataPower Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Altova and DataPower partner to deliver unprecedented agility for XML Web services security with XMLSPY 5 and XS40 XML Security Gateway

Telia Picks Riverstone Routers
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Telia selects Riverstone solutions to bring the benefits of Ethernet to Scandinavia's largest broadband services network

Broadcom Offers Security Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Broadcom introduces single-chip, low-cost, IP security processor supporting full-featured AES for low-end security applications

Roseville Telephone Picks Tekelec
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Roseville Telephone, a SureWest Communications subsidiary, selects Tekelec's integrated signaling and business intelligence solution

Ericsson Rebuilds Exec Team
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Per-Arne Sandström named first executive VP and deputy CEO; Karl-Henrik Sundström named CFO and EVP, replacing Sten Fornell

Switch and Data Acquires PAIX
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Switch and Data acquires the assets of PAIX.net, the leading Internet peering exchange provider in the US, for over $40M

Lucent Names Services President
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

John Meyer, most recently president of IT management services for EDS, named president of Lucent's Worldwide Services Group

DenseLight Opens US Office
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Singapore-based producer of Indium Phosphide photonics incorporates in the US and opens an office in Campbell, California

LightPointe Intros FlightStrata
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

LightPointe's new FlightStrata product line improves free-space optics with Multi-Beam Array Tracking (MBAT)

Northlight Intros 10-Gig Transmitter
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2003

Northlight Optronics' high-power 10-Gbit/s laser transmitter includes modulator for long-haul applications

Wipro, Axiom Team on OSS
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Wipro Technologies and Axiom forge strategic alliance to sieze the $30B global OSS market

Romania Gets Nationwide Network
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

National fixed-wireless company Radiocomunicatii deploys MPLS/ATM solution nationwide, built with technology from Cisco Systems

China Railcom Deploys Terabeam FSO
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

China Railcom purchases the first of at least 50 free space optics links from Terabeam

RAD Goes Wireless
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

RAD enters wireless market with new 5.XGHz point-to-point multiplexer, the AirMux-104, which transports Ethernet/IP and TDM

Siemens Intros Tunable Transponder
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Siemens IC Networks has introduced a new transponder card for optical data transmission employing tunable laser technology

Riverhead Does DDoS Defense
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Riverhead Networks' defense system against distributed denial-of-service attacks now available to all DE-CIX Internet Exchange carriers

ECTA Exhorts EU
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Open letter from ECTA calls for special efforts by heads of EU governments for timely implementation of the telecoms framework

Alcatel Debuts FSO Line
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Alcatel's 9600 FSO and 9400 FSO inaugurate a new product family for point-to-point wireless communication using free space optics

DiCon Unveils Network Tunable Filter
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

DiCon Fiberoptics announces a Network Tunable Filter, a channel selector for WDM networks

Siemens Lectures CeBIT on Access
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Flexible access equipment architecture establishes sound basis for carriers’ success, says Siemens ICN

Extreme Powers Cegetel vMANs
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Cegetel's One-LAN Virtual MAN service powered by Extreme Networks' Virtual Metro Area Networking technology

Con Edison Targets NYC
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2003

Con Edison Communications launches PowerNet Internet, PowerCall voice services for small and medium businesses in New York City

MFN Plans Reorganization
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2003

MFN moves closer to emerging from Chapter 11 with the filing of a plan of reorganization

ICS Debuts Clock Translators
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2003

Integrated Circuit Systems announces low-jitter SAW-based clock translators for OC192 and Gigabit Ethernet with FEC ratio support

NEC Incorporates Genoa Amp
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2003

NEC uses Genoa's new second-generation linear optical amplifier in its breakthrough 10-Gbit/s, 80-km long-reach optical transponder

Marconi Shakes Up CeBIT
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2003

Marconi plans to refocus on telecom, rolls out data-optimized SMA 16-64, enhances Access Hub, wins at DT, and names two to board. Whew!

Tekelec Unveils GenuOne
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2003

The GenuOne telephony platform delivers call control, signaling, applications, media processing, and operations management

DoveBid Auctions More Enron
News Wire Feed | 3/14/2003

DoveBid to conduct two additional auctions for Enron Corp., including desks, lamps, filing cabinets, credenzas, and DWDM optical equipment

CIR Releases 3 Reports
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2003

'Optical Switching Forecasts: 2003-2006'; 'Transmission Components Forecasts: 2003-2006'; and 'Optical Amplifiers Forecasts: 2003-2006'

Isocore Proceeds With MPLS Test
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2003

Announces completion of the first round of 2003 leading-edge code testing for MPLS at its Internetworking Lab

Arris Prices Notes
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2003

Arris Group announces pricing of $105 million convertible subordinated note offering

Level 3 Makes Exec Moves
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2003

Sunit S. Patel to become group vice president and CFO, Sureel Choksi to chair new services Initiative; company reaffirms projections

Bay State Honors Desh
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2003

Massachusetts Telecommunications Council has inducted Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande, chairman of Sycamore, into its Telecom Hall of Fame

Nortel Scores With Buckeyes
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2003

Ohio State will deploy a Nortel Optical Ethernet solution to create a high-speed, converged campus network for distance learning

Picolight Adds Sonet
News Wire Feed | 3/13/2003

Expands Ethernet SFF and SFP fiber optic transceiver offering, adds products for Sonet applications

Digital Atlantic Offers Wi-O
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Digital Atlantic's new multi-services platform enables customers to deploy, extend, and access broadband networks

Lumentis Wins in Sweden
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Sweden's Royal Institute of Technology selects Lumentis' optical platform for optical and IP convergence research

Lucent Names New Treasurer
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Lucent Technologies appoints Mark G. Gibbens as vice president and treasurer, effective immediately

HDS Picks Sprint for Communications
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Hitachi Data Systems selects Sprint for global communications services in three-year agreement

Optinel's Dragon Strikes
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Jay Dragon hires Steve Davidson of Internet Photonics, Jim Marino of Harmonic, and Adriaan Van Heumen of Juniper as sales directors

T-Mobile Picks Nortel for GPRS
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

T-Mobile International selects Nortel Networks' Univity Packet Core to deliver GPRS across a number of European countries

Lucent Boosts Cingular Capacity
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Cingular Wireless selects PacketStar Multiservice Media Gateway from Lucent Technologies to increase network capacity and cut costs

3Com Does Power Over Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

3Com announces a new Power over Ethernet (PoE)-enabled switch and new NBX IP telephones

Veeco Enters Shanghai
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Veeco Instruments opens Shanghai office to support recent customer orders in fast-growing China market

Sprint Wins in Montana
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

State of Montana selects Sprint as provider of voice and collaborative services to all state agencies

Fitch Downgrades Allegiance
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Fitch Ratings downgrades Allegiance Telecom's debt to 'CC' from 'CCC,' indicating that some kind of default appears probable

Foundry Intros Router, Ethernet Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Foundry unveils its NetIron 4802 router with IPv6 routing features and its family of standards-based Power over Ethernet switches

Nortel Manages Enterprise Networks
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Nortel Networks announces comprehensive enterprise network management solution to control converged communications infrastructure

Axerra and Engage Test IP Kit
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Axerra Networks successfully tests interoperability of its pseudo-wire technologies with Engage Communication’s IPTube

Multilink Starts PHYreStorm
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Multilink kicks off its PHYreStorm product family with the introduction of XAUI-to-10G serial transceiver

OCP Hires Basehore
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Optical Communication Products adds Terry R. Basehore, former president and GM of Gould Fiber Optics, as director of global sales

Indigo Interrogates Fiber Strain
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Indigo Photonics details the Fiber Sensor Interrogator, an optical sensor system for measuring strain detected by optical fiber gratings

Nortel Expands LH Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Nortel strengthens optical portfolio with OPTera Long Haul DT; Australia's Optus expected to be first to deploy next-gen terminal

Highwave Hires CEO, Chairman
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Highwave Optical Technologies appoints François Leraillez as chief executive officer and Eric Delevaque as chairman of the board

ECI Unveils Metro Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

ECI Telecom responds to the multiple service needs of metro access operators with new cost-effective, miniature MSPP and CWDM platform

Kagoor Enhances Avaya Security
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2003

Avaya to extend its hosted IP telephony solutions for service providers with Kagoor’s VoiceFlow series of border control solutions

MergeOptics Debuts 10-Gig Modules
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

MergeOptics ships new highly integrated 10-Gbit/s transmitters and receivers, cutting electrical power consumption by half

Network Elements Intros 10-Gig Module
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Network Elements’ MiniPHY-300 10km module provides high-performance solution for 10-Gigabit Ethernet 10GBASE-LR applications

Sandburst Ships Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Sandburst's HiBeam is the first packet switching solution based on its SandWorks Foundation Architecture

Pathnet to Sell Network Assets
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Telecom Asset Management Group retained by Pathnet to sell strategic network assets, including dark fiber, conduit, and related electronics

Keybridge Orders Luminous Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

China's Keybridge Communications has placed a $12M order for Luminous Networks' metro optical access systems for distribution

Study: Bell Stocks Lifted by FCC News
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Collective RBOC market cap rose $5.8B in response to key events, while Covad lost big, according to the Phoenix Center

Riverstone Wins Russian Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Comstar Telecommunications deploys Riverstone's RS family of routers to deliver Russia's first Ethernet-based Layer 2 VPN services

Sorrento Debuts 10-Gig Modules
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Sorrento Networks announces new module supporting 10-Gigabit Ethernet LAN for its versatile GigaMux DWDM transport platform

Radcom Enhances Cellular Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Radcom's Cellular Performer test solution now offers advanced GPRS analysis for mobile network operators

Agere Intros Mapper, Framer
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Agere Systems introduces high-performance Sonet/SDH mapper and T/E framer with industry-standard interfaces for access networks

Competitive Tech, Schott Do Security
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Competitive Technologies and Schott Fiber Optics team to develop UCONN's Secure Ultra-Fast encryption and authentication technology

Kodeos Names Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Scott Jackson becomes vice president of engineering and product development for Kodeos Communications

Virtela Gets $11M, Wins at Extreme
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Virtela Communications wins $11M in Series C financing, led by Norwest Venture Partners; announces Extreme Networks as VPN customer

Muni Consortium Founded
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Optical Solutions creates Muni Consortium to spur expansion of municipal broadband networks nationwide

Bell Canada Deploys Juniper
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Siemens supplies Bell Canada with E-series platforms from Juniper Networks for Bell Canada's Sympatico high-speed Internet customers

Lucent Scores Big in Europe
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Announces contracts at CeBIT with DT, BT, T-Mobile, Colt Telecom, Czech Telecom, and others, collectively worth more than €200M

Laurel Demos MPLS Interop
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Joins multi-vendor EANTC NIC showcase of MPLS Layer 2 and IP VPN technologies demonstrating VOIP and Web-based apps over MPLS

Quick Eagle Intros Branch Office Router
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

New 4231 access router lowers the entry point for fully-featured, enterprise class branch office routers

Arris Appoints Japan Chief
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Arris names Rich Matsuo as vice president and danaging director, Arris International Japan

Nokia to Fund EZchip
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

Nokia Venture Partners has agreed to participate in EZchip's Series C financing round, expected to raise up to $24.5M

ADC, LightPointe Get Wireless
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2003

ADC and LightPointe team up to serve wireless carriers with Digivance radio over fiber solution and Flight free-space optics

CeBIT's Coming to America!
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

There will be 'international country pavilions' from 21 countries at CeBIT America, June 18-20, 2003, Jacob Javits Center, New York City

Optical Cable Picks VP
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Optical Cable Corp. names Robert J. Sebesto, former FiberCore VP of global sales and marketing, as vice president of business development

Veeco Opens Process Integration Center
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Veeco launches an epitaxial Process Integration Center adjacent to its molecular beam epitaxy manufacturing operations in St. Paul

DT Posts €24.6B Loss
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Deutsche Telekom increased its revenues by 11.1% during 2002 and claims to be 'on the right track'... but a €24.6B loss?!?

Mitsubishi Debuts Modulator Driver
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Mitsubishi Electric's new EA Modulator Driver IC family offers world-class input sensitivity

Lumentis Intros 10-Gig Transponder
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Lumentis releases compact 10-Gbit/s transponder for metro and regional networks, enabling 10-Gbit/s services without extra costs

Tellabs Names Kennedy President
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

...of Tellabs Operations and executive VP of Tellabs, in a shakeup of North American leadership

Force10 Networks Lassoes Longhorns
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Texas Advanced Computing Center at University of Texas at Austin picks Force10 Networks for inter-campus grid computing infrastructure

CoSine Wins at Hanaro Telecom
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Hanaro Telecom selects CoSine's IPSX 9500 to integrate IPSec and firewall with MPLS VPN service

BayPackets Raises $21.7M
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

BayPackets closes $21.7M round of financing, led by Investcorp and TL Ventures

FONS Gets Distributor
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Fiber Optic Network Solutions (FONS) signs Photonic Sales International (PSI) to increase penetration into worldwide OEM marketplace

NEC Electronics Enhances ISSP
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

NEC Electronics expands Instant Silicon Solution Platform (ISSP) offering with 3.125 Gbit/s SerDes core and increased platform density

Witnet to Launch Wireless VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Witnet completes development of its 'ModaPhone' wireless VOIP system, which it plans to commercialize starting in April

Bell Labs Gets 30,000th Patent
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

US Patent #6,529,499 covers the mechanisms for guaranteeing QOS in IP networks

Sprint Gets MANly in Midwest
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Sprint completes metro area networks in Kansas City, St. Louis, en route to its target of 30 MANs by mid-2004

Verizon Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Quarterly dividend is $0.385 per share, same as last quarter

Aprisma Allies With Juniper
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Aprisma joins Juniper OSS Alliance Program as a 'Preferred Partner'

MEMS Consortium Picks Intellisense
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Corning IntelliSense chosen to manufacture micro-opto-electro-mechanical systems devices by a consortium led by Xerox

NComm Names OEM Customers
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

3Com, ADC, Cedar Point, Dallas Semiconductor, Paragon Networks, Sentito Networks, and Telica license NComm products

RAD Launches Fiber DSL Extender
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

RAD's new FDSL-101 transparently extends DSL lines over fiber, reducing the need to purchase and deploy under-utilized DSLAMs

Marconi Manages Telstra Network
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Telstra buys Marconi ServiceOn Optical Management System to manage nationwide Australian SDH transmission network

Thus Upgrades With Nortel
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Thus plc to upgrade its Nortel OPTera Connect DX optical switches to directly carry high-density Gigabit Ethernet traffic over DWDM

Tel West Picks Taqua OCX
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2003

Taqua's OCX Class 5 switch to enable Seattle-based service provider Tel West to establish facilities-based operations

3Com Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

3Com now anticipates Q3 revenues in the range of $240M to $245M, down from the $267.8M to $273.6M predicted in its Q2 earnings

Shareholders Sue Sprint
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Law Offices of Charles J. Piven announces class action lawsuit against Sprint Corp. on behalf of investors in Sprint FON Group

StockerYale Announces Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

StockerYale reports lower operating loss, significant reduction in expenses, and completion of $5M financing

Pletronics Announces 'Tight' Oscillators
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Pletronics announces tight-spec, high-frequency PECL oscillators for Fibre Channel, Sonet, and Ethernet applications

Verizon Offers Web Conferencing
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

And through March 31, Web conferences held using voice conferencing with toll-free access are available at 50 percent off!

Lightbit Touts All-Optical Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Lightbit announces pure-optical processor chip technology to reduce the cost of handling multiple channels over optical fiber networks

Sorrento Launches Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Sorrento Networks executes definitive restructuring agreement and files preliminary proxy statement with the SEC

SIP Interop Event Ends
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Hotsip declares the 12th SIPit (interoperability testing) event 'an immense success'

Hatteras Hires Savage as CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Peter Savage, former CEO of Applied Digital Access, to lead Hatteras Networks through carrier trials and product rollout

Ignis Optics Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Steffen Koehler, former marketing honcho at Sparkolor, joins Ignis Optics as vice president of marketing

Narad Trials in Japan, Shuffles Execs
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Narad Networks to deploy business broadband solutions with major cable operator in Japan; meanwhile, senior management is shaken up

Shareholders Sue ADC
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Glancy & Binkow LLP commences class action lawsuit against ADC Telecommunications, charging violations of federal securities laws

Ample Samples 40-Gig Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Ample Communications introduces its single-chip, 40-Gbit/s Blackbird Frame Processor, for Sonet OC768 router and switch interfaces

Newport Provides Prompt Prototyping
News Wire Feed | 3/7/2003

Newport launches custom optics rapid prototyping program to dramatically reduce lead times

Global Crossing Touts Progress
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Achievement of significant milestones in 2002 leaves it poised to capture market share as it finalizes its restructuring in 2003

BEN Sues Comcast for Discrimination
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Black Education Network sues AT&T Broadband, Comcast, and Daniels & Associates, for civil rights violations, fraud, and misrepresentation

APA Optics Acquires CSP
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

APA Optics to acquire certain assets of Computer System Products Inc. for cash, common stock warrants, and assumption of liabilities

UTStarcom Offers Notes
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

UTStarcom announces proposed convertible subordinated notes offering and simultaneous convertible bond hedge and call option transactions

Broadcom's Samueli Honored
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Broadcom founder and CTO Dr. Henry Samueli elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Intel's Q1 Looks OK
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Revenue will come in between $6.6B and $6.8B, right in the middle of previous guidance of $6.5B to $7.0B

Sentito Feels $14M Coming
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

New investors Telus Ventures and Core Capital Partners join in, bringing Sentito's total capital investment to $25M

Entec Picks Fibernet for VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Entec deploys a national IP VPN and takes 100-Mbit/s Ethernet to the desk with Gigabit LAN solution from Fibernet

Rev D Networks Scores $22M
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Rev D Networks gets $22M in a round led by Newbury Ventures and VenGrowth Capital; acquires technology and patents from Bell Canada

Infonetics: Downtime Blues
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

New Infonetics Research report finds network downtime causes significant revenue losses, ranging to almost 1%

Intel Opens Research Lab
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Intel launches open collaborative research lab at the University Of Cambridge to accelerate convergence of computing and communications

S&P: Carrier Meltdown to Continue
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Telecom firms face continued weak growth in 2003, forecasts S&P equity analyst Todd Rosenbluth

Tyco Revamps Board
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Tyco names four new faces to its ten-member board of directors

MiTech Distributes Path 1 in Europe
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Path 1 Network Technologies seals distribution agreement with UK-based MiTech to deliver video-over-IP solutions to content providers

EXFO Intros Cable Assembly Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Automated test system offers industry-leading specifications for multimode and singlemode testing of short fiber assemblies

Axerra Completes Interop Testing
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Axerra Networks proves interoperability of Circuit Emulation Service over Packet-Switched Networks (CESoPSN)

Next Level Demos IP TV
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Next Level demonstrates new equipment that delivers TV-over-DSL and broadband faster, at a lower cost, to more users

InterNetwork Inc. Tests DHCP Over ATM
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

InterNetwork releases smartTest 2.2, a stateful network testing solution with support for DHCP over ATM media

NewSouth Comms Gets $62.5M
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

NewSouth Communications receives $62.5M in equity financing from KKR, Wachovia, M/C Venture, Quadrangle Group, and Vaxa Capital

Highwave Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/6/2003

Highwave Optical Technologies announces the appointment of Anne-Marie Angelelli as its vice president of sales

BellSouth Sells Stake in BSE
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

BellSouth sells its entire stake in BSE, a Brazilian mobile service provider, to Telecom Americas, a subsidiary of America Movil

FCC Certifies Terabeam Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

The Terabeam GigE Gigalink is the first Gbit/s high-frequency millimeter wave wireless transceiver to be certified by the FCC

ADC Reacts to Shareholder Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

ADC believes all allegations of violations of the securities laws are without merit

Covaro Selects Operations VP
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Covaro Networks hires Paul Peck, most recently VP of operations for Navini Networks, as its vice president of operations

Verizon Fined for Marketing Misconduct
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Verizon to make a $5.7M donation to the US Treasury after getting nailed for marketing LD services before receiving FCC authorization

Bubble Banker Quits Amid NASD Probe
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Frank Quattrone resigns from Credit Suisse First Boston as complications arise around 'document retention issues' (shredding, anyone?)

Symantec Security Scores High Marks
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Symantec Gateway Security beats out the competition in testing conducted by VeriTest

SonicWall Offers Mobile VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Global VPN Client software gives mobile workers secure access to the corporate network from any location, over any IP network environment

Sprint Picks Tellabs DWDM
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Sprint selects the Tellabs 7100 optical transport system to deliver wavelength services to its customers

Essex Acquires Sensys
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Essex acquires Sensys Development Laboratories, a provider of systems and software engineering services to spies

Verizon, Rockefeller Join MEF
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Verizon Communications and Rockefeller Telecommunications become the newest service providers to join the Metro Ethernet Forum

Princeton Optronics Joins Tunable MSA
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Princeton Optronics teams with Agility, Alcatel Optronics, and Bookham in a multi-source agreement for tunable laser modules

Schlumberger Launches Rating Package
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

SchlumbergerSema launches new convergent rating and balance management solution for telecom operators

Savvis Is Third in IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

IDC says Savvis beats out Sprint, Genuity, Qwest, Equant, XO, Infonet, and SBC in the IP VPN market, trailing only AT&T and WorldCom

Amberwave Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

AmberWave Systems names Mitch Tyson as its interim CEO, replacing Mark Wolf, who will become a consultant for the company

Motorola Extends Next Level Offer
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Motorola extends deadline for tender offer for shares of Next Level Communications, but declines to increase offer price

Corning Confirms Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Corning CFO reiterates Q1 revenue targets of $700M to $730M and a net loss of $10M to $50M; still sees profitability coming in Q3

Photonic Bridges Raises $23M
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Venture investors, led by Legend Capital, Jafco, and Acer Technology Ventures, pour $23M into the Chinese MSTP producer

Multilink Intros Ethernet MAC Aggregator
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Multilink establishes Varakai product family with the introduction of Ethernet MAC aggregator

MLDesign Enhances Design Software
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

MLDesign's MLDesigner 2.4 introduces distributed simulation, new probes, and improved run control

France Telecom Posts Huge Loss
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

France Telecom sees positive signs in operating income and free cash flow, but it has to eat a €20.7 billion net loss

Nortel Wins in China
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

China Mobile selects Nortel Networks to expand Hebei province GSM network in a contract worth an estimated $36M

EANTC Launches Voice Over DSL Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

Voice Over Broadband (VOB) Emulator will cut testing times and costs when evaluating DSL equipment, says EANTC

ADVA Slims Down FSP 3000
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2003

ADVA launches new slimline chassis for Fiber Service Platform 3000; LambdaNet deploys FSP products in metro networks in 5 German cities

Corvis Reports on Ciena Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Says interim verdict of patent court case was 'favorable' to Corvis, but another trial seems likely

Finisar Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Total revenues of $38.7M were down 5% sequentially but up 8% year-over-year; GAAP net loss was reduced to $32.8M ($0.17 per share)

Prosodie Picks Cirpack's Transit Node
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

ISP Prosodie upgrades its telecom infrastructure with Cirpack Transit Node equipment to increase the capacity of its voice network

Equipe Achieves Multivendor Interop
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Équipe successfully trials the ATM-to-MPLS Network Interworking Function for the Équipe 3200 in a multi-vendor environment

Vivace Awarded NEBS Certification
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Vivace Networks' Viva multiservice IP switch awarded NEBS Level 3 certification

MEF Starts Ethernet Countdown
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Metro Ethernet Forum announces that August 2003 is the target completion month for their key Metro Ethernet Service specifications

Bell Canada Uses Cisco for Surgery
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Bell Canada utilizes Cisco Systems technology to help deliver surgical-grade network to power historic telerobotics assisted surgery

Finpro Picks Infonet for IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Infonet to build a global, flexible IP VPN infrastructure for Finpro, connecting more than 50 Finpro sites in 40 countries

Ericsson Uses Broadcom for DSLAM
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Ericsson leverages Broadcom's BladeRunner DSLAM central office silicon technology to deliver the world's smallest DSLAM solution

Catena Deploys 1,000th System
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Deal at Pineville Telephone gives Catena Networks its 1,000th integrated broadband access system in service in carrier networks

SBC Offers Services to Government
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

SBC picked by the US General Services Administration to offer voice, data, and networking services to federal agencies nationwide

Tyco Appoints VP, Ombudsman
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Tyco appoints Robert Ott as vice president corporate audit and Richard Baran as corporate ombudsman

Infineon Boosts VDSL Performance
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Infineon's new QAM-based VDSL5100 chipset boosts the performance of VDSL to greater than 100 Mbit/s

Metrobility Intros BWDM for GigE
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Metrobility intros single-strand Gigabit products, using Bi-directional WDM to double the capacity of a single strand of fiber

Oracle to Use Sprint Network
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Sprint inks multimillion-dollar contract with Oracle to provide advanced high-speed network connectivity solutions

Allegiance Grows in 2002
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Allegiance Telecom closes 2002 with annual growth of 49% and 58% reduction in cash burn from operations compared with 2001

In-Stat: Broadband Homes Multiplying
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

The number of 'connected community' homes is growing strong despite barriers, with 45.5% growth rate in 2003, says In-Stat/MDR

Peribit Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Former Cisco and Mirapoint executive Joe Hielscher joins Peribit Networks as VP of marketing

Xilinx Updates Guidance, Opens Office
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Revenues expected to be at the high end of the guidance range of $285M to $295M; opens new European headquarters in Dublin

Equant Reports 2002 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

2002 revenues were $2.973B, down 3.0% from 2001, but the operating loss of $272M is an improvement from 2001's loss of $462M

RAD to Unveil Converter at CeBIT
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

RAD Data Communications will unveil its new Fast Ethernet to SDH/Sonet converter, at one-third the cost of an ATM device, at CeBIT

BTexact Builds Research Center
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

BTexact Technologies and South Bank University are to create a new postgraduate research center at the University's Southwark campus

ThreeFive Intros Tiny OCM
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

ThreeFive Photonics introduces the world's smallest optical channel monitor on a single chip

Ikanos, STMicro Interop DMT-VDSL
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Ikanos Communications and STMicroelectronics achieve standards-compliant, chip-level DMT-VDSL interoperability; Alcatel applauds

Equant Delivers VPN to Bergesen
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Equant connects the global locations of Bergesen d.y. ASA, the world's largest gas tanker operator, with an IP VPN

Sarvega Hires Sales, Biz Dev VPs
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Trevor Williams joins Sarvega as VP of sales and Sean Rogers comes in as VP of business development, as deployment of XPE 2000 accelerates

Eclipse Picks Redback SMS Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

UK ISP Eclipse selects Redback's next-generation SMS platform for nationwide DSL launch

Spirent Enhances Security Testing
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Spirent offers a DDoS Attack Module for its Avalanche/2200 system to protect networks from distributed denial of service attacks

Furukawa Picks IDT Search Engines
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Furukawa Electric selects IDT network search engines for Gigabit metro edge routers to deliver wire-speed Layer 2-4 packet processing

Inphi Intros EA Drivers
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Inphi expands 10-Gbit/s modulator driver product line with introduction of electro-absorption (EA) drivers, the 1015EA and 1016EA

AOMEMS Launches Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Advanced Optical MEMS launches 1x8 optical switch designed for optical network performance monitoring and measurement system applications

OMM Closes Its Doors
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

MEMS optical switch manufacturer OMM to discontinue operations as of Friday March 7, 2003; its 85 employees will be out of work

StarGen Intros TDM-to-StarFabric Bridge
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

StarGen samples its SG3010 TDM-to-StarFabric bridge, supporting unparalleled scaleability of converged voice and data traffic

ITerra Intros Lithium Niobate Drivers
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

With the introduction of low-cost plastic packages, iTerra's 10-Gbit/s drivers are cheaper and better-performing than any other

PacketLight Adds Metro Access
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

PacketLight Networks launches a metro access platform and introduces two new metro product families

Mitsubishi Uses HighWave Amps
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

HighWave Optical Technologies expands into the Japanese market with deal to supply its latest amplifiers to Mitsubishi Electric

Telenor Extends Satelite Services
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Telenor extends introductory free service offer through April for new high-speed wireless packet data service via satellite

Mahi Adds Strategic VPs
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2003

Pieter Poll joins Mahi Networks as vice president of corporate strategy; Al Porta named vice president of ILEC market development

Primal Names Simrell Chairman
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Primal names president, CEO, and CFO Joseph R. Simrell as chairman, as well; Tim Hoolihan named VP of product management and marketing

C-Cor Updates Financials
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Net sales for Q3 are expected to be between $49M and $53M, with a net loss per share of between $0.14 and $0.18 on a GAAP basis

Actelis Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Actelis Networks names Bruce Hammergren, former VP of sales and marketing with Corecess, as VP of North American sales

SEC Investigates Liberate
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

The SEC moves its investigation of Liberate Technologies to formal status

Agilent Offers Portable OSA
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Agilent Technologies introduces portable optical spectrum analyzer for installation and maintenance of WDM networks

VPN/Firewall Market Still Growing
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Worldwide VPN and firewall revenue grew to $735M in 4Q02, totaling $2.7B in the full year, and is projected to reach $5B in 2006

IDS Revenue Hit $382M in 2002
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Worldwide intrusion detection/prevention product revenue grew to $382M in 2002, and is predicted to reach $1.6B in 2006

NetScreen, Radware Team on VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Radware and NetScreen team to provide a robust and scalable solution that provides high-availability virtual private networks

Sockeye Upgrades GlobalRoute
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Sockeye Networks' GlobalRoute 3.0 maps ISP billing terms directly into cost-saving network actions

IntruVert Protects HomeBanc Mortgage
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

HomeBanc Mortgage selects IntruVert Networks' next-generation IntruShield line of intrusion detection and prevention products

Kiwis Pick Agilent for Fraud
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Telecom New Zealand selects combined solution from Agilent Technologies and Cerebrus to improve detection of telephone fraud

Japanese Researchers Deploy Force10
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Grid Technology Research Center at Japan's AIST deploys Force10 E-Series switch/routers as its central interconnection facility

Alcatel Leads Optics Market
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Alcatel confirms its leadership in 2002 worldwide total optical market with 17% share, according to Infonetics Research

Arris Acquires Atoga
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Arris gets Atoga's inventory, fixed assets, and IP for approximately $500,000 in cash; Arris will retain about 30 Atoga employees

Cisco Offers Industrial-Strength Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Cisco extends intelligent Ethernet solutions to the factory floor with its rugged Cisco Catalyst 2955 Series switch

Predictive Signs With Itaas
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Predictive Networks joins Itaas's istart developer program to work on something disturbingly called an 'audience guidance system'

AT&T Canada Goes to 7-11
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

AT&T Canada completes installation of a high-speed Frame Relay network for 7-Eleven's Canadian locations

Veeco Picks Prez
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Veeco promotes Don Kania, Ph.D., currently president of Veeco's Metrology division, to president of the company

Broadcom Sues Microtune Over Patents
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Broadcom files complaint against Microtune in the U.S. International Trade Commission alleging infringement of two Broadcom patents

KSaria Automates Manufacturing
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

KSaria uses fully automated manufacturing capability for 'on-demand' delivery of custom optical fiber assemblies and connectorization

Zia Laser Grabs $5.4M
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Zia Laser announces $5.4M in Series B financing, co-led by Prism Venture Partners and the RWI Group

Agilent Offers Oscilloscope
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Agilent Technologies introduces the first 2.5GHz oscilloscope with four full-bandwidth, 20 GSa/s channels

Ericsson Votes in Legal Limbo
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Chairman Michael Treschow's work group continues to investigate ways to make the voting rights of class A and class B shares more equal

CompUSA Puts on Blue Coat
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

CompUSA deploys Blue Coat platform to locks down Web security and peer-to-peer access for 15,000 CompUSA employees

SBC Targets Small Businesses
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

SBC launches strategic campaign to address small business priorities with lower prices, enhanced service, and maximum flexibility

Furukawa Intros Splicer
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Furukawa Electric releases a new model of its compact optical fiber fusion splicer, realizing the shortest splicing time in the industry

Unispeed Offers Cyber Security
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Unispeed launches Netlogger Cyber Threat Management (CTM), which detects, manages, and repairs the damage from network attacks

Euro Researchers Love Juniper
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

An additional 17 European research and education networks are deploying Juniper gear to enable advanced IP services

Wave7, GB Win With FTTx
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Rochester Telephone to deploy fiber optic access network from Wave7 Optics and VOIP gateway from General Bandwidth

Robertson Stephens Sued Over Corvis
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Robertson Stephens and analyst Paul Johnson sued for 'knowingly issuing false and misleading "Buy" recommendations regarding Corvis'

Marconi, Larscom Demo Legacy Solution
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Marconi and Larscom demo Multilink Frame Relay, enabling service providers to extend the capabilities of current Frame Relay networks

Sprint Wins Targus Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Targus selects Sprint for multimillion-dollar managed hosting and security services agreement

Cube Optics Gets Japan Distributor
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Cube Optics has signed a distribution agreement with Micro Optics Company, the fiber optics branch of Nippon Sheet Glass

Elliot Scientific Buys Martock Design
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Martock Design Ltd. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Elliot Scientific Ltd. from today's date

NeoPhotonics Acquires Lightwave Micro
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

NeoPhotonics gets all of Lightwave's IP and many of its 200-plus employees in the sale, details of which were not disclosed

SafeNet Acquires Raqia Assets
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

SafeNet purchases substantially all the assets of Raqia Networks for 389,640 SafeNet shares plus $805,000 in cash

Broadcom Acquires Gadzoox
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

Broadcom acquires Gadzoox Networks, a leading provider of Fibre Channel storage networking technology, for approximately $5.8M in cash

Cavium Has In-line Security Processors
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2003

NITROX II family of security processors delivers in-line IPsec and SSL processing at performance ranges from 2 Gbit/s to 10 Gbit/s

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