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Anritsu Tests Jitter the ITU Way
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

New option makes Anritsu's Network Performance Tester the first instrument to support upcoming ITU-T jitter standard

Metalink Q1 Looking Good
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Metalink expects Q1 revenues to be at the high end of previously provided guidance at $5.3M, up 47% from last year's Q1

NetScreen Achieves IPv6 Interop
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

NetScreen successfully participates in a set of IPv6 interoperability tests; it also provided the firewall to secure the testing site

Zarlink Launches VOIP Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Zarlink's new digital PLLs (phase locked-loops) provide standards-compliant timing for VOIP and broadband networking equipment

PointOne Picks Convedia Media Servers
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

PointOne Telecommunications selects Convedia's IP media servers to power nationwide hosted IP telephony services

Prominence, DataVox Join Forces
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Prominence Networks and DataVox Technologies to collaboratively market and sell each other's VOIP and video products and services

Infonetics Tracks European Capex
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

European service provider capital expenditure fell 15% in 2003, will increase 2% in 2004 according to Infonetics

Qwest Shuffles Board
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Craig R. Barrett resigns as Qwest director; Charles L. Biggs and K. Dane Brooksher join board

PortWise Signs UK, Irish Distributor
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

PortWise signs distribution agreement with OpenPSL in the UK and Ireland for its mobile SSL VPN solutions

Alcatel Wins Contact Center Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Spanish auto insurer Direct Seguros selects Alcatel's multimedia contact center solution to improve its customer care service

Network Elements Touts Transponder
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Network Elements launches hot-pluggable Xenpak transceiver for 10-Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel applications

New Edge Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

New Edge Networks appoints Mark Nicklas to the new position of vice president of sales for vertical markets

Laurel Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Laurel Networks appoints Jonathan Bierman as vice president of worldwide sales and customer support

COLT Intros VOIP Conferencing Service
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

COLT Telecom releases COLTConferencing, a collaborative web and audio conferencing tool for business customers in Europe

France Telecom Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

France Telecom adapts its organization into five operational divisions, five performance divisions, and five support functions

Alcatel Wins €30M BT Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Alcatel has been awarded a €30M contract to supply BT with an IP service delivery platform based on its Alcatel 8690 OSP

Comcore Intros Optical Splitters
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Comcore Optical Technologies launches fused polarization-maintaining fiber 1x3 and 3x3 splitters/mixers

Nortel Targets Cable, Storage Metro Apps
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Nortel enhances its Optical Metro 5100/5200 C/DWDM platforms with a 10-Gbit/s muxponder card to enable GigE and storage connectivity

PacketExchange Picks Tellabs for MPLS
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

PacketExchange signs strategic partnership agreement with Tellabs to expand its MPLS backbone network

Transmode Triples Sales in 2003
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Transmode announces 300% revenue growth from 2002 and 30 new customers

ADC Signs Spanish Integrator
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

ADC signs new systems integrator agreement with Enditel Endesa in Spain for connectivity and wireline products

SnowShore Brings Video to SIP Servers
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

SnowShore Networks adds video features to its A1-G2 Media Server, an advanced SIP media processing platform for real-time IP voice and video

PacketLight Focuses on SANs
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

PacketLight names Hezi Lapid as chairman of the board of directors, announces it will focus on the storage transport market

CopperCom CSX Gets RUS Listing
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

CopperCom's CSX 1100 local exchange softswitch system has been accepted for Rural Utilities Service listing

Telco Global Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Telco Global chooses VOIP solution from Nortel to provide SIP-based multimedia services to enterprises and consumers

Net Insight Gets $8.5M
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Constellations Ventures invests $8.5M in Net Insight, provider of video, voice, and data networking equipment

Azea Picks Iolon Tunable Filters
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Iolon delivers its adaptive tracking, widely tunable filter to Azea Networks, which manufactures submarine optical network terminal equipment

Polychromix Expands Facilities
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Polychromix opens larger headquarters and manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Massachusetts to meet demand for its P-DCO platform

NSGDatacom Intros VOIP Product
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

NSGDatacom launches Netrix Network Exchange 2205A VOIP gateway to ensure high-quality voice for organizations

Sheer Intros DDOS Protection Software
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Sheer Networks tackles network-based and DOS/DDOS attacks with Sheer E-mmune, its network immunization solution

Optibase Intros Video Developments
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Optibase introduces MXF technology for its encoding platform, collaborates with LSI Logic to support Sony MPEG IMX technology

Infineon Execs Leave
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Matthias Poth, head of Infineon's corporate center, and Christoph Sieder, head of communications, have agreed to resign

Callipso Selects Sonus for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Callipso selects Sonus Networks's Open Services Architecture for next-generation VOIP network deployment

Qwest Petitions FCC on Unbundling
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Qwest Communications files a petition with the FCC proposing interim rules on wholesale products and pricing

Brix Invites Users to Test VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Brix launches portal that enables users to measure the quality of their VOIP connections via a quick, user-initiated test call

Pactolus Launches SIP Software
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Pactolus introduces its SIPware Broadband Telephony all-in-one solution for service providers

Siemens, Sylantro Reach SIP Milestone
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Siemens optiPoint SIP phones achieve interoperability with Sylantro over SIP-supported networks, and with SIP-enabled Centrex systems

Sylantro Touts Dual Purpose VOIP Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Sylantro launches broadband voice platform supporting consumer VOIP and business IP Centrex

ITU Picks Hong Kong for 2006 Show
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

International Telecommunication Union recommends final negotiations with Hong Kong to hold the next ITU Telecom World event

Core Launches Cable OSS
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Core Networks releases CoreRhythm firmware management system to automate the upgrade process for devices on a broadband network

Primal Announces Results, Execs
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2004

Primal reports net loss fell 40% from $463,000 in 2002 to $279,000; appoints Kurt Dahm as SVP of sales and business development

Acterna Troubleshoots VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Testing specialist launches its PVA-1000, which re-creates the user experience and automatically analyzes VOIP problems remotely

Cisco Demos New Interface
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Cisco and three independent software vendors demonstrate protocol-based interface between storage appliances and Cisco MDS 9000

Motorola Acquires Quantum Bridge
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Motorola agrees to acquires FTTP solutions provider Quantum Bridge Communications to complement its existing multiservice technology

Italtel Reports 2003 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Italtel posts revenues of €591.8M, a decrease in debt from €409M to €277M, and pro forma net income of €15M

Jackson Gets VOIP over FTTP
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Aeneas deploys MetaSwitch's VP3500 Class 5 switch for voice services over Jackson Energy Authority's FTTP network

MCI Cuts 4,000 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

MCI reduces its workforce by 4,000 as part of its cost reduction program; cites the effects of Do Not Call telemarketing laws

Tyco Rewards CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Tyco board approves stock option and restricted stock awards for Chairman and CEO Edward D. Breen

Carriers Fund Sea-Me-We 4 Cable
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Sixteen carriers sign agreement to construct Sea-Me-We 4 submarine cable linking South East Asia, the Middle East, and Western Europe

Nortel Updates on 2003 Financial Filing
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Nortel announces waiver from Export Development Canada; provides update on the timing of its Q1 2004 results announcement

Spirent Launches VOIP/PSTN Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Spirent Communications introduces integrated IP telephony test system combining PSTN and VOIP protocols, interfaces, and media types

Alcatel, Fujitsu Build Sea-Me-We 4
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Alcatel and Fujitsu have been awarded a turnkey contract for the $500M Sea-Me-We 4 submarine cable network

IPCC Initiates New Working Groups
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Announces initiatives to focus on issues including interconnection, interoperability, regulations, resources, and education

CloudShield Raises $20M
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Open network services platform developer CloudShield receives $20M in Series C venture funding, adds two new board members

NPF Launches Initiative
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Network Processing Forum (NPF) launches Network Computing Initiative study group to evaluate network processing technologies

Jasomi Gets VOIP Happy
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Demos embeddable session controller, provides PeerPoint solution to Packetalk, partners with ETphones.com, releases PeerPoint v3.2

White Rock Gains RUS Acceptance
News Wire Feed | 3/30/2004

Rural Utilities Service includes White Rock's VLX2020 Sonet platform in its List of Materials, giving it Buy American Status

Nortel Sets Q1 Reporting Date
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Sets April 29 as the day to report preliminary earnings, and gets an extension on its EDC debt facility

Agilent Watches VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Unveils new OSS features to monitor VOIP and PSTN performance

Peer 1, Pulver to Accelerate VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Peer 1 Network and Pulver.com launch VOIP Acceleration Project to subsidize new VOIP companies in bandwidth and colocation needs

Sylantro Wins in Italy, Advances SIP
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Elitel deploys Sylantro-based services in Italy; Polycom and Sylantro finalize testing and near release in multi-vendor SIP initiative

SIPquest Secures New Funding
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

SIPquest scores financing from Skypoint Capital and Covington Capital that will allow it to accelerate development of IP telephony products

NetScreen Secures Healthcare IT Firm
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Cerner, a supplier of healthcare information technology, deploys NetScreen network security solution to secure critical data resources

Verso Pumps Its Softswitch Creds
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Verso is fourth in worldwide softswitch market share, ranking second only to Cisco in EMEA, according to Synergy Research Group survey

Ingate Pushes SIP Interop
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Ingate has successfully completed Session Initiation Protocol interoperability testing with sixteen vendors

Avocent Acquires OSA for $100M
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

IPMI software vendor Avocent agrees to acquire OSA Technologies for around $55M in cash and $45M in stock

Radcom Demos Video Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Radcom showcases Performer suite of IP video test solutions at Spring 2004 VON

OpVista Expands Sales Efforts
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

OpVista appoints John T. Kurpinski, Sr. to head its efforts in six southeast states and the Caribbean

Intellon Acquires Cogency
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Intellon acquires the engineering team and intellectual property of Cogency Semiconductor, a competing developer of powerline integrated circuits

ViaSat Chooses Encore
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

ViaSat certifies Encore's VSR-30 and Bandit platforms for use with its LinkStar IP satellite terminal to offer secure broadband

NEC Selects Kagoor
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Kagoor Networks signs VAR agreement with NEC; companies provide integrated session border control solution

BayPackets Adopts Linux
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

BayPackets announces its Agility Network Services Platform (NSP) and applications are now available on Linux

Global Crossing Expands VOIP Offering
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Global Crossing expands its portfolio with VOIP Outbound, VOIP Toll-free, and VOIP On-net Plus services for enterprises

Legerity Launches VOIP Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Legerity announces VE880 VoicePort Series telephone line interface solution and VE790 Series analog line interface chipsets

Virginia Goes World Wide
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Lenowisco Planning District Commission in Virginia selects LightningEdge suite from World Wide Packets for a 220 mile fiber optic loop

Metalink Scores China SHDSL
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Maipu Communication Technology selects Metalink's system on a chip SHDSL and Ethernet over SHDSL solutions

Comstar Upgrades Ethernet Network
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Comstar uses Riverstone's MPLS-based Metro Ethernet solutions to upgrade and extend its network to offer VPLS to businesses in Moscow

Sonus Financial Review Continues
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Sonus delays filing its annual report for 2003, considers whether to expand financial review of 2003 and 2002 to prior periods

Netrake, Convedia Team Up
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Netrake and Convedia partner to create session controller solutions for scaleable IP-based voice and multimedia network interconnection

Spirent Supports Chinese DSL
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Spirent announces its DSL service assurance solutions are compliant with China Telecom's 112 ADSL automated testing standard

Broadcom Integrates LVL7
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

LVL7 introduces its FastPath 4000 platform, a merchant IP stackable software product integrated with Broadcom's StrataXGS silicon

Anta Systems Makes VOIP Simple
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Anta Systems announces availability of its Simplicity VOIP System to enable SMEs and service providers to deploy enhanced VOIP services

Level 3 Announces Residential VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Level3 launches (3)VoIP Enhanced Local service and HomeTone hosted VOIP alternative for residential markets

MetaSwitch Upgrades With SIP
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Supports IP Centrex and SIP v2 with software release for its VP3500 Class 5 switch, which has been deployed by Arrival Communications

OneConnect Picks Nortel for SIP Services
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

OneConnect selects Nortel Networks to accelerate delivery of advanced multimedia services to business customers across Canada

THUS Reports Preliminary Results
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

THUS expects double digit revenue growth and a 50% reduction in operating loss for the year ending March 31

Alcatel CIT to Hire and Fire
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Alcatel finalises workforce redeployment plans for a more balanced spread of activities among the company's facilities

Alcatel Boosts IP Telephony R&D
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Alcatel assigns additional employees to its IP telephony activities, plans to create software maintenance center at sites in India

ADVA, Siemens Win at T-Com
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

T-Com awards Siemens ICN a two-year contract to supply, install, and maintain optical transport equipment based on ADVA technology

C&W Boosts Capacity With Azea
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Azea Networks announces capacity breakthrough for Cable & Wireless in Caribbean submarine network trial

ZTE Builds Uzbekistan IP Backbone
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

East Telecom awards ZTE a contract to supply 31 routers for a national IP backbone network in Uzbekistan

TeliaSonera Chairman Quits
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Tapio Hintikka has resigned from TeliaSonera's board; vice chairman Carl Bennet will step in until a new chairman is elected

Hotsip Launches SIP Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2004

Hotsip launches enhanced carrier-grade infrastructure platform, Multimedia Communication Engine (M2CE) at Spring VON

EMC Donates Storage to Schools
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2004

EMC donates CLARiiON networked storage systems and software to six Massachusetts schools

Verizon Hits Back at S&P
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2004

Verizon responds to its placement on Standard & Poor's Watch Negative due to industry concerns as 'unwarranted'

Infineon CEO Schumacher Quits
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2004

Infineon chairman and CEO Dr. Ulrich Schumacher resigns, will be temporarily replaced by Max Dietrich Kley

Bharti, IBM Team in India
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2004

Bharti Tele-Ventures signs business transformation agreement with IBM to deliver IT and telecom solutions in India

Azea Launches Subsea System
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2004

Azea Networks introduces next-generation upgrade solutions for undersea communications systems

Inet Integrates Telchemy VOIP Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Inet Technologies licenses Telchemy's VQmon call quality monitoring and analysis software for its Spectra2 VOIP diagnostics product

Irish Broadband Picks Navini
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Irish Broadband deploys 3.5GHz non-line-of-sight wide-area wireless broadband system from Navini Networks

Arris Interoperates with Nortel
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Arris achieves interoperability testing with Nortel Networks' Succession Communication Server 2000 superclass softswitches

CoreComm Integrates Metalink
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Korea's Core Communications will integrate Metalink's long-reach Total-VDSL technology into its new broadband access product family

Lucent Wins $75M Iraq Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

US Defense Department awards Lucent a two-year $75M contract to help rebuild, restore, and modernize communications systems in Iraq

ADC Buys Krone for $350M
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

ADC acquires copper- and fiber-based connectivity solutions provider Krone Group from GenTek for around $350M

Ixia Adds GFP to Test Module
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Ixia provides support for GFP traffic generation and analysis on its OC-48c packet-over-Sonet interface test module

Hungarian Tele Posts Profits
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Hungarian Telephone and Cable reports net income of $12.4M or $0.97 per share for 2003, down from $27.2M or $2.17 per share in 2002

PacketFront Wins Swedish Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

PacketFront teams with Mälarenergi Stadsnät to deliver FTTH in Västerås, Sweden

Report: Carriers to Offshore Jobs
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Deloitte & Touche survey shows telecom operators will offshore 275,000 positions by 2008, saving the industry $14.5B

Logitech Converges With Packeteer
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Logitech deploys Packeteer's application traffic management system to ensure performance of global converged data, video, and voice

Myrio Launches Developer Kit
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Myrio introduces Interactive Development Kit for integration of its IPTV platform with set-top boxes and consumer electronics devices

XchangePoint Buys Frankfurt Exchange
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

XchangePoint Europe, provider of Internet interconnect and peering services, has acquired Frankfurt Internet Exchange

Fujitsu Shows Off at BWF
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Fujitsu emphasizes convergence with its integrated broadband technology and applications at Broadband World Forum Asia

Tekelec Appoints New COO
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Lori Craven replaces David Heard as chief operating officer at Tekelec

Xelic Intros GFP Core
News Wire Feed | 3/25/2004

Xelic announces availability of its Frame Mapped GFP core for integration into ASIC or FPGA networking applications

EXFO Reports Q2 Sales Growth
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

EXFO posts sales growth of 14.4% year-over-year, to US$16.9M, for a net loss of US$2.9M (US$0.04/share), down from US$4.2M last year

TeleCity Reports 2003 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

TeleCity announces unaudited Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2003

AT&T Expands VOIP Services
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

AT&T is accelerating its commitment and timetable to provide VOIP services across key areas for businesses

Alcatel Plans Taiwan R&D Center
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Taiwan Minister of Economic Affairs inaugurates Alcatel's ICT Applications R&D Center in Taiwan and bestows funding support

NSGDatacom Spaces Out
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

NSGDatacom's Netrix 2210 voice/data gateway played a crucial part in the launch of the European Space Agency's Rosetta cometary probe

Fujitsu Enhances 10-GigE Switch Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Fujitsu Microelectronics America and Fujitsu Laboratories of America debut 10-Gig Ethernet switch chip with 10GBASE-CX4 interface support

NetTest Intros OTNA Module
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

NetTest introduces new optical transport network analyser (OTNA) module, addressing all ITU-T G.709 optical testing requirements

LSI Logic Acquires Velio
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

LSI Logic acquires Velio Communications for $20M in cash; buys assets of CrossLayer Networks, provider of GigE switch ASSPs

Enigma Scores $12.5M
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Enigma Semiconductor has raised $12.5M in financing to complete initial product development and provide working prototype silicon

Global Access Deploys Sorrento
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Sorrento Networks announces the first deployment of its 10-Gbit/s backbone by Global Access in Japan

Sonus Previews VON Exhibit
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Sonus Networks will showcase packet-based infrastructure and enhanced services at Spring VON

Riverstone Settles Class Action Litigation
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Riverstone announces $18.5M settlement of pending securities class action lawsuits

Telekom Austria Boosts Net Income
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Telekom Austria reports consolidated net income of €134.2M, or €.027 per share, up from €12.8M in 2002

Swisscom Reports Bumper 2003
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Swisscom's net income increased 90.4% to CHF1.6B, or CHF23.7 per share in 2003, thanks to lower goodwill amortization

DSL Share Rises, Says Report
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Point Topic reports number of DSL lines increased 79% in 2003, compared with a 41% increase for other technologies including cable

More Golden Shares Go Public
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

Golden Telecom files registration statement to make a public offer of 3.8M, or 10.7%, of its shares

SURFnet Picks Nortel, Avici, Telindus
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

SURFnet builds advanced research network based on solutions and services from Nortel, Avici, and Telindus

ITC^Deltacom Withdraws Notes Offer
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

ITC^Deltacom withdraws private offering of senior notes 'in light of current market conditions'

KDDI Hits DSL Milestone
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

KDDI announces subscriptions to its DION ADSL service exceed 1M

Toyota Picks KDDI, Infonet for Euro IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2004

KDDI will work with Infonet Services to upgrade and integrate Toyota Motor's network into KDDI's international IP-VPN service

Koreans Use Cisco for Video
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Korea's Broadband Solutions is first to deploy advanced video services based on Cisco Systems technology

UK Railways Pick GlobalX for VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Global Crossing wins 10-year strategic deal to create managed IP VPN for the UK rail community, linking all 25 train-operating companies

AFOP Intros FTTP Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Alliance Fiber Optic Products releases new high-isolation FTTx 1310/1490/1550 filter WDM products

Optinel Adds Management Software
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Optinel Systems unveils its improved network management system, Plexis Crystal, to simplify management of advanced transport networks

Harmonic Goes to China, Supports DS3
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Hefei CATV uses Harmonic's Narrowcast Services Gateway for VOD services; Broadcast Network Gateway extended to support DS3 networks

The Other Veritas Goes Force10
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Veritas DGC deploys Force10 to increase network resiliency for complex suite of integrated geophysical analysis services

Wintegra Hits 100 Design Wins
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Wintegra's WinPath processor now has over 100 designs in production or active development worldwide

Nex-Tech Selects SkyStream Mediaplex
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

SkyStream Mediaplex-20 allows Nex-Tech to offer over 170 channels of digital TV and pay-per-view services to communities in Western Kansas

Coherent Expands Laser Meter Family
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Coherent adds FieldMax-TO and FieldMax-P to its portable laser meter family for field-service and production test applications

Siemens Selects Ikanos VDSL Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Siemens has selected Ikanos Communications' VDSL-DMT chipsets for its next-generation multiservice DSLAM Surpass hiXTM

Enhanced Chooses Greeenpath
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Enhanced Communications selects Greenpath's VoicePath solution for its Hosted PBX and Enhanced IP Residential Service

Anta Systems Secures $2.4M
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

VOIP solutions developer Anta Systems closes its first round of financing with $2.4M to prepare for product launch

Pactolus Hits 1B Minute Milestone
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Pactolus Communications announces its SIPware Prepaid Calling Card Service has generated over 1B voice call minutes

Nortel Submits VOIP E-911 Proposal
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Nortel submits VOIP Enhanced 911 proposal to NENA, responds to FCC Chairman's call for industry support to develop a nationwide solution

Massive Picks Infonet
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Infonet Services signs three-year contract extension with decorative lighting company Massive for its MPLS-enabled IP VPN

BNET Chooses Veraz's Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Turkish service provider BNET has selected Veraz's carrier-grade packet telephony solution for multi-vendor flexibility

Labs2 Takes Song's Ethernet VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Song Networks extends its partnership with Labs2 with an SEK 7M frame agreement for its Ethernet VPN solution

AboveNet Launches Metro Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

AboveNet launches managed metro Ethernet services for bandwidth-intensive enterprises

SingTel Expands With Juniper
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Juniper provides routing solutions for expansion of SingTel's Internet Exchange (STiX) backbone access network

Altice One Preps for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Altice plans to deploy VOIP services in Europe over its existing cable infrastructure using Net2Phone's outsourced telephony solution

Occam Enables CLEC Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Hillsboro Telephone, LaValle Telephone, and Richland-Grant Telephone select Occam's BLC 6000 platform to provide triple play services

Metalink, Fujitsu Offer 100-Mbit/s DSL
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Fujitsu Access and Metalink partner to provide 100-Mbit/s DSL platform based on VDSLPlus products to the Japanese broadband market

Nex-Tech Offers TV Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Rural Telephone Service subsidiary Nex-Tech deploys Skystream's Mediaplex-20 to offer digital TV over ADSL and fiber networks

Spirent Offers Metro Edge Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Spirent Communications unveils new SmartBits Broadband Remote Test Unit to help service providers test their metro optical networks

Cisco Ramps Up Enterprise VOD
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Cisco launches its Business Video Solution, combining video on demand, streaming, and collaboration tools for enterprises

Fujitsu Develops 50-Gbit/s CMOS Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Fujitsu develops CMOS selector chip operating at 50 Gbit/s for high-bandwidth data communications

Alcatel Wins Iran DSL Project
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Alcatel signs contract with operator Asre Danesh Afzar to supply the first DSL network in Iran, with 100,000 lines over three years

Fujitsu Manufactures FPGAs for Lattice
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Fujitsu agrees to manufacture FPGA products for Lattice Semiconductor on its 130-nanometer and 90nm CMOS process technologies

Level 3 Expands Partner Program
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Level 3 expands its partner program in the US; includes new sales channels for VOIP, Internet, data, and colocation services

Global Crossing Targets SMEs
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

Global Crossing enhances channel partners program, expands its strategic relationship with Covad

MapInfo Unveils Demographic Analysis Tool
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2004

MapInfo unveils Predictive Analytics, its location-based demographic analysis system for communications companies

Tekelec Extends VOIP Gateway
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Tekelec extends SanteraOne portfolio with new VOIP-enabling wireless media5gateway

Terabeam, Talley Team on FSO
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Talley Communications will distribute Terabeam's millimeter wave and free-space optics systems

Diatem Controls Ethernet Services
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Diatem Networks conducts live demonstrations of its Ethernet Service Control capabilities at the CeBIT trade fair

Marconi, Harris Team on Line Testers
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Marconi's outside plant and power division partners with Harris Corp. to offer customers test-system interoperability

JDSU's WaveReady Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

JDS Uniphase's WaveReady optical access products have completed the Telcordia Osmine process for interoperability with Telcordia OSSs

Sarvega Announces XML Security
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Sarvega debuts the Guardian family of XML security applications; inks deal with EDS and government systems consultancy X.Systems

Seranoa Scores Three Customers
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Crocker Communications, Intellispace, and North Atlantic Networks choose Seranoa Networks' WANport Service Edge Concentrators

Centillium Goes Optical
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

DSL chip company announces an Optical Business Unit targeting fiber-to-the-premises market; hires three optical industry veterans

Genex Renews Broadwing Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Managed care service provider Genex has awarded Broadwing a multi-million dollar contract for data and voice services

Net to Net Simplifies DSL Management
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Net to Net launches EasyView network management software package to provide enhanced management capabilities for its DSL products

Agilent Supports GigE Copper
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Agilent provides low-cost upgrade option with pluggable transceiver that delivers Gigabit Ethernet over copper cable

Slovenian ISP Picks Amino
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Amino will supply its AmiNET103 set-top boxes to Slovenian ISP, SiOL for its new Internet TV service

AT&T Touts Security Services
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

AT&T launches Internet Protect and Personal Firewall to provide businesses and government agencies with early warning of cyberattacks

Mindspeed Intros VOIP Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Mindspeed Technologies unveils Comcerto Carrier Convergence Processor M82710 for voice encryption, authentication, and DOS protection

NetLogic Ships Evaluation Kit
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

NetLogic Microsystems launches next-generation evaluation kit to support its latest 512K entry NL5000 product family

UNH-IOL Releases Moonv6 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

UNH-IOL demonstrates high-speed links and security running on the Moonv6 next-generation Internet

Saigon Postel Picks MediaRing
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Saigon Postel selects MediaRing's VoizBridge core session controller and PC-to-phone solution for its Internet telephony network

Optibase Loans $1M to Media 100
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Optibase announces $1M secured debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing for Media 100 to fund operations under its acquisition is closed

Slim Picking at Global Crossing
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Telecom investor Carlos Slim accumulates 9.1% of Global Crossing's common equity

SolarFlare Pitches Copper 10GigE
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Startup produces a CMOS transceiver for sending 10-Gbit/s signals over Category 5e cabling

Galazar Intros SAN over Sonet Mapper
News Wire Feed | 3/22/2004

Galazar Networks launches MDX251 SAN mapper for next-generation Sonet/SDH applications

Cingular Selects Carrier Access
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Cingular Wireless has expanded Carrier Access' contract for cell site backhaul solutions to support Cingular's network expansion

Enterasys Lowers Q1 Outlook
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Lowers its outlook due to declines in service revenues and some government budget delays

Avici Provides Q1 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Avici expects Q1 revenues of $6M to $8M, reaffirms full-year outlook of 20% to 30% growth

Laserbit Improves FSO Product
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

LaserBit enhances its wireless connectivity solution; Pico II offers E1 Interface, SNMP system management, and increased distance capability

Rohde & Schwarz Spurns Tektronix
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Rohde & Schwarz will take over sales and service for its T&M equipment in North America from Tektronix

Infineon Touts Convergence Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Infineon introduces ConverGate-C protocol convergence processor to facilitate migration from ATM to end-to-end Ethernet/IP

Marconi Demos IP/MPLS on BXR-48000
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Marconi demonstrates IP packet convergence features of its BXR-48000 multiservice router at CeBIT

Lumentis Intros Muxponder, Chassis
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Lumentis introduces 10-port GFP Muxponder unit, and a compact xWDM chassis for low-end applications with carrier grade performance

iBasis Joins Mera VOIP Partnership
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

iBasis becomes the first member of MERA's Friendly partnership program for Tier 1 carriers to ensure VOIP interconnection

Agilent, Cisco Demo MPLS Products
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Demonstration uses Cisco's 12000 Series routers and Agilent's RouterTester 900 for ATM- and Ethernet-over-MPLS services

S&P Negative on Israel's Partner
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

S&P places BB- rating for Israeli mobile phone provider Partner Communications on CreditWatch with negative implications

Service Provider Capex Stabilizes
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Service provider capex fell 22% in 2003 to $48.2B, will stabilize to a 2% fall in 2004, according to Infonetics

Mitel, Marconi Partner
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Marconi and Mitel announce IP Communications partnership to support large enterprises

Marconi Adds VDSL Cards to Access Hub
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Marconi launches two new video cards to deliver scaelable broadcast capability on its multiservice access node, Access Hub

Tekelec Wins Bharti Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Bharti Tele-Ventures (BTVL) purchases Tekelec's Eagle 5 signaling application system to enhance its network in India

Marconi Intros Fixed Wireless Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Launches standards-compliant multiservice point-to-point and point-to-multipoint fixed wireless platform to increase efficiency and cut costs

Marconi Launches Multiservice Metro Box
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Marconi introduces ultra compact metro platform to help operators reduce costs and deliver new services across a single, converged network

VOIP Fixed-Line Penetration to Hit 27%
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

Probe Group predicts 27% of the global fixed line market will be using voice over packet technology by 2008

dBm Intros Photodiode System
News Wire Feed | 3/19/2004

dBm Optics launches its model 280 Photodiode Test System for polarization dependent responsivity (PDR) measurement

Marconi Integrates Centillium Chips
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Marconi selects Centillium's Maximus ADSL2/2+/2++ chipset for deployment in its Access Hub MSAN platform

Caspian Signs Japanese Integrator
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Caspian Networks partners with NEC System Integration & Construction to expand sales channel in Japan

German Utility Picks Actelis
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

German utility Mark-e selects Actelis Networks’ MetaLight 100E solution to deliver high-speed Ethernet throughout their enterprise

Intellon Demos HDTV Technology
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Intellon demonstrates its PowerAV technology for the distribution of multi-stream HDTV and SDTV media throughout the home at CeBIT 2004

IPFlex, Fujitsu Get Reconfigurable
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

IPFlex and Fujitsu release a jointly developed processor that has the ability to dynamically reconfigure its internal circuitry

IBM Bares its Blade
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

IBM introduces IBM eServer BladeCenter T to help network equipment and solution providers develop and deploy next-gen network apps

Cisco Beefs Up Catalyst
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Cisco introduces innovations for the Catalyst intelligent switching series, including supervisor engines and 10-Gigabit Ethernet features

Hifn Gets Global Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Global Technologies Group integrates Hifn's security processor into its PowerCrypt 5X encryption accelerator card

Europe Gets Ethernet Over Copper
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Actelis announces the availability of its MetaLight 1300, MetaLight 130, and MetaLight 50 Ethernet-Over-Copper platforms in Europe

Euro Cable Gear Gets Certified
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Euro-Docsis Certification Board grants Euro-Docsis 2.0 certification to three cable modems and one E-MTA in Certification Wave 14

NetCentrex Unveils VOIP Video Strategy
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Heading beyond VOIP, NetCentrex unveils its strategy for video telephony, video mail, and video portal applications at CeBIT

Sonus Names EMEA Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Sonus Networks appoints Joop van Aard vice president of sales for Europe, Middle East, and Africa

BT to Sell Nortel Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

BT to deliver integrated multimedia solutions for the UK market using Nortel Networks' new Multimedia Communication Server (MCS) 5100

ADC Beefs Up DSL Products
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

ADC upgrades WorldDSL G.S, G.SHDSL access gear; debuts megabit modem 702G2; intros line-powered ADSL and G.SHDSL Wi-Fi solutions

Nortel Offers MCS 5100 to EMEA
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Nortel makes its multimedia services platform available to enterprises in the EMEA region, providing tools for collaboration

Belgacom Upgrades With Marconi
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Marconi signs multi-milion Euro frame contract renewal with Belgacom for optical core equipment and services

MTS Acquires Allstream
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Manitoba Telecom Services acquires communications solutions provider Allstream for $1.7B

3Com Reports Fiscal Q3
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Third quarter revenues for 3Com were $172M; net loss was $86M, or $0.22 per share

Fujikura Plugs PON for Europe
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Fujikura launches Passive Optical Network (PON) solutions, including its 1/2-Gbit EPON product, in Europe

ECI Adds Data Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Miniature MSPP from ECI Telecom adds new data capabilities to extend Ethernet applications to the access layer

Siemens, Juniper Deploy VOIP Network
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Siemens wins $11M contract to provide Vietnam Posts and Telecom with Siemens Surpass and routing platforms from Juniper

Skype Announces Partners
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Siemens mobile launches Gigaset M34 USB PC Adapter developed with Skype, and Plantronics becomes Skype's preferred headset provider

T-Com, Alcatel, Siemens Partner on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Alcatel and Siemens create development strategy for an IP-based voice/data infrastructure and implement a pilot project in T-Com's network

Ciena, Laurel Win in Spain
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Ciena supplies Laurel's ST200 service edge router to Arsys Internet in Spain to meet its broadband service growth plans

Veraz Signs VOIP Trunking Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Greek carrier CosmoLine deploys Veraz's I-Gate 4000 media gateways to carry its bilateral national and international traffic

Japan's BiGlobe Rotates to Force10
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Japanese ISP BiGlobe upgrades its 10-Gigabit Ethernet network with Force10's E1200 to maintain line-rate throughput

Ntera Merges With WorldQuest
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Transaction will give WorldQuest access to a VOIP network capable of handling 4B minutes a month

T-Systems Upgrades Transmission Capacity
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

T-Systems ICSS launches city ring in Madrid connecting carrier access points

Telindus Touts Multiservice Routers
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Telindus launches Broadband Business suite of multiservice routers to enable rollout of value-added services for VPNs and VOIP

IMC Wins Chilean Ethernet Order
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Gtd Group deploys IMC's FiberLinX system to provide Ethernet private line and Transparent LAN services to business customers in Chile

ADVA Launches Ethernet Access Products
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

ADVA announces its FSP 150 carrier-class Ethernet access solution for mainstream rollout of managed Ethernet-based services

Veraz Upgrades Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2004

Veraz Networks introduces ControlSwitch Release 5.5, to accelerate large-scale packet migration

Bookham Opens in China
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Announces plans for a 250,000-square-foot test-and-assembly facility located in Shenzhen

SEC Bills Lucent $25M
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Lucent to make payment as part of SEC settlement, due to its 'lack of cooperation during the investigation'

Ciena Launches CoreStream Agility
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Ciena's new optical networking system integrates automated wavelength switching to support adoption of high-capacity services at the edge

Ixia Tests G.709 Standard
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Ixia announces support for the ITU's G.709 optical transport network standard testing with forward error correction at 10-gigabit speeds

NeoPhotonics Pockets $40M
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

NeoPhotonics closes a secondary round of financing of more than $40M, led by Oak Investment Partners and Institutional Venture Partners

Alcatel Does NGN With FT
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

France Telecom and Alcatel sign MOU to develop Next Generation Network architecture for a converged fixed/Internet/mobile network

Lucent Wins $300M in Euro Deals
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Lucent announces deals worth more than $300M to provide fixed-line and mobile service providers with next-gen services and solutions

Lucent Scores With Telefónica
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Lucent collaborates with Telefónica on 'Imagenio' multimedia broadband service, upgrades Telefónica's optical network in Spain

T-Com Picks Lucent for VOIP Trial
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Lucent will supply VOIP-enabled gateway controller and gateway solutions to T-Com for its next-gen voice pilot project

Lucent Wins in Russia, Poland
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Lucent provides value-added solutions for MGTS's network modernization, extends DSL framework agreement with Telekomunikacja Polska

Verizon Dominicana Deploys MetaSolv
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Verizon Dominicana has selected MetaSolv software solutions to automate delivery of broadband services

Dansk Bredbaand to Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Dansk Bredbaand provides Ethernet to the home, voice over IP, and video on demand to Danish customers using Cisco's MSTP

Juniper Research Forecasts VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Juniper says VOIP market will become the key revenue generator for broadband service providers by 2009; value-added services will hit $47B

Scarlet Uses Zhone Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Sclater has selected Zhone's broadband access node for its integrated voice and data service over broadband DSL in Belgium

Security Server Appliances Grow 46.2%
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Firewall/VPN appliances drive 46.2% growth in Western European security server appliance market, according to IDC

IDC Polls Server Investment
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

IDC's European server workload research shows organizations will invest in renewing and extending business processing infrastructure

Thomson Shows IP Video at CeBIT
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Thomson demonstrates video, voice, and data solutions at CeBIT 2004

Easynet Buys Dutch Operator
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Pan-European broadband networking company Easynet acquires Novaxess, a business broadband local loop company, for £26.2M

Telco Systems Intros T6Pro
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Telco Systems introduces T6Pro, an ATCA-based IP routing switch

Net to Net Adds Switch to DSLAMS
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Net to Net Technologies launches BSX8000 broadband services switch for its multiService IP DSLAMs to enable triple play networks

Italtel, Cisco Demo VOIP at CeBIT
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Italtel and Cisco will showcase network solutions enabling operators to deliver a variety of next-gen services at lower costs

Siemens Unveils New Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Siemens ICN launches HiPath 8000 real-time IP softswitch at CeBIT, announces strategic partnership for e-government project

Bookham Opens Shenzhen Plant
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Bookham opens manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, China as part of its Asia/Pacific expansion strategy

ECI Gets T-Com DSL Extension
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

T-Com extends its xDSL equipment contract with ECI for two years; plans to use ECI's Hi-FOCuS 4 multiservice access gateway to double users

Terawave Wins Moscow FTTP Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Central Telegraph names Terawave Communications as sole supplier of FTTP equipment for its broadband multiservice access program

Bandwidth to India Surges, Says TeleGeography
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

TeleGeography reports India's international submarine cable capacity will have increased 17-fold in three years by the end of 2004

TeliaSonera, OTE Partner
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

TeliaSonera International Carrier and OTEGlobe announce a wholesale partnership to offer IP, data, voice, and transport services

Alcatel Wins Contracts in Bulgaria, Poland
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Alcatel wins contracts to supply BTC with its SDH transport solution and Telekomunikacja Polska with its centralized management systems

Atrica Goes Residential
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Atrica announces its strategy to apply its optical Ethernet technology to residential triple play applications

Parks: Broadband Surge May Be Short-Lived
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Research from Parks Associates finds that interest in upgrading to broadband Internet service is diminishing in US households

Tellion Uses Metalink's Total-VDSL
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Tellion incorporates Metalink's Total-VDSL solution into its broadband access products for both urban and rural Korean broadband users

Broadband CPE Revenue Hits $4.2B
News Wire Feed | 3/17/2004

Broadband modem, router, and gateway revenue hit $4.2B and unit shipments reached 47.5M in 2003, according to Infonetics Research

Laurel Intros 12-Port Interface Cards
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Laurel introduces 12-port channelized and clear channel DS-3/E3 electrical physical interface cards for its ST200 service edge router

OnFiber Launches High Bandwidth Service
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Launches AdaptiveBuild enterprise network infrastructure solution for high capacity custom networks to support multi-location companies

Encore Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Encore Networks appoints John Neunan, recently sales VP for Antera Group, as VP of North American sales

SentitO Partners With Telic, Pactolus
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

SentitO integrates its softswitch with Pactolus' feature servers and telic.net's billing server

Arris Launches 'Hitless' CMTS Software
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Arris introduces Cadant C4 CMTS release 3.3 with hitless software updates that eliminate network downtime

Wightman Telecom Picks Spediant
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Wightman Telecom has selected Spediant’s equipment to provide fiber-speed last-mile connectivity for its data services

Lumentis Wins US Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Lumentis provides WDM network to OMHEX for stock exchange traffic in New York and New Jersey

Level 3 Plans Residential VOIP Service
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Level 3 announces plans to roll out two new residential VOIP services in the next phase of its voice strategy

Qwest Wins Data Services Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Qwest expands its relationship with Deere & Company with a new five-year high speed data network services contract

Data Connection Picks S3
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Data Connection picks Silicon & Software Systems (S3)'s embeddedMIND as a management platform for its MPLS and IP routing software

Ericsson Teams with Copper Mountain
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Ericsson adds Copper Mountain's VantEdge B-RAS as an integration option

Report: B'band VOIP is a Niche
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Analysys predicts voice-over-broadband services will struggle to establish a share of the Western European voice market

Frontier Picks Adtran DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Citizen Communications company Frontier selects Adtran's Total Access System to expand its ADSL delivery

XO Reports Q4 and 2003
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Declining sales from carrier customers bring Q4 revenue down from $299.4M in 4Q02 to $261M

NetScaler Bags $20M From VCs
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Focus Ventures leads Netscaler's $20M expansion round of funding

Trend Comms Finds Ideal Home
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2004

Ideal Industries agrees to acquire the communications test division of Trend Communications

Vitesse Links 6.5-Gig Backplanes
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Unveils a quad 6.5-Gbit/s backplane transceiver with integrated forward error correction

FCC Slaps Qwest With $9M Fine
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

The FCC proposes record fine of $9 million against Qwest for failure to file 46 interconnection agreements

Digital Lightwave Adds to NIC Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Digital Lightwave adds Generic Framing Procedure and Link Capacity Adjustment Scheme to its Network Information Computer product line

In-Stat Sees Softswitch Surge
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

In-Stat/MDR expects the softswitch market to see huge gains over the next several years as VOIP goes mainstream

'Better' TCP Invented
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Researchers announce a new data transfer protocol that may be 6,000 times faster than DSL and 150,000 times faster than current modems

Veraz Gets Hosted Call Center Partner
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

CosmoCom joins Veraz Open Systems Alliance (VOSA) partner program; companies will provide hosted call center services

Extreme Preaches Unified Access
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Extreme Networks extends its unified access edge strategy to deliver versatile, secure, and integrated services to users and devices

ISSI Intros CAM Alternative
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

ISSI launches NuCAM line of algorithm-based products targeting the table lookup bottleneck in communication network systems

Polycom Intros Triple Whammy
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Polycom launches Convene unified voice, video, and web conferencing solution for service providers

Europeans Talk Broadband
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

BCD Forum hosts its first European Working Group

Cincy Bell Requests 10-K Extension
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Cincinnati Bell has requested a 15-day extension for its 2003 10-K form; will restate earnings for 2000 and 2001

FastWeb Selects Optibase
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

FastWeb selects Optibase’s MGW 5100 system for triple play services, to enable streaming of satellite channels

Sonus Makes Partial Filing
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Sonus Networks announces intention to file its 2003 Annual Report on Form 10-K, seeks 15-day extension for audited financial statements

Brasil Telecom Picks Radvision
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Brasil Telecom selects Radvision's viaIP platform for its converged voice, Web, and video conferencing offering

Juniper Scores China Win
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

China Netcom subsidiary Zhejiang Communication deploys Juniper's E-and M-series routing platforms in its IP backbone and access networks

Swedes Do DSL With Westell
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Elltepe Broadband Technology has selected Westell’s LiteLine DSL router for its ADSL 2 customers in Scandinavia

Wave7 Optics Wins FTTH Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Wave7 Optics has been selected to provide network equipment for a fiber-to-the-home network in Crawfordsville, Indiana in Crawfordsville, Indiana

Broadcom Intros NetLink GigE Controllers
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Broadcom launches NetLink family of Gigabit Ethernet controllers for the small business and consumer markets

EZchip Intros NP-2 Network Processors
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

EZchip Technologies introduces NP-2 family of network processors including a 10-GigE/Sonet/SDH device, and 10-Gig Ethernet-only device

Foundry Boosts 10-Gig Plans
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Modular switches bring 10-Gbit/s Ethernet prices below $3,500 per port; meanwhile, NetIron 40G gets a software upgrade

Mindspeed Ships VOIP Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Telrad Networks deploys Mindspeed's silicon PBX VOIP convergence processor in its Telrad Voice Application Server conference-call system

Siemens Invests in BroadLight
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Siemens Venture Capital joins BroadLight's Series C round, bringing the total to $13.5M

Arris Appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Dave Potts named executive VP and CFO; ex-CFO Larry Margolis becomes EVP of strategic planning and administration and chief counsel

UGB Buys French Cable Operator
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

UnitedGlobalCom acquires French cable operator Noos, announces year-end results for 2003, including a net income of $2B

Skype Pockets $18.8M
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Skype has raised $18.8M in its second round of financing, led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Index Ventures, to expand operations

Nortel Replaces CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Appoints William Kerr as CFO and MaryAnne Pahapill as controller on interim basis; incumbents have been placed on leave of absence

TI Vet McGarity Joins Altera Board
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Texas Instruments veteran Kevin McGarity has been appointed to Altera's board of directors

CERN Selects Chiaro
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Chiaro picks up another research-related win, this time with the CERN facility in Switzerland

Teknovus Awarded EtherPlus Patent
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Patent is granted for EtherPlus, which allows different traffic types to be multiplexed with Ethernet

MCI Sells Embratel Stake to Telmex
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

MCI has agreed to sell its interest in Embratel Participacoes to Telefonos de Mexico for $360M in cash

Exponential-e Launches Ethernet Lines
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Exponential-e launches PowerNet wide area network service to provide enterprises with private circuits to challenge IP VPNs

MCI Restatement Hits $74.4B
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

MCI adjustments and write-downs resulted in a cumulative net reduction of $74.4B to previously reported pre-tax income for 2000 and 2001

WebEx Chooses Global IP Sound
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

WebEx Communications has selected Global IP Sound's VoiceEngine to enhance voice quality for Web communications services

Techno Claims Video Decoding Advance
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Techno Mathematical develops high-speed H.264/MPEG-4 AVC standard video decoding software; video processed directly on the mobile CPU

Neralink Develops Network Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2004

Neralink Networks wins $1.6M contract to develop a network processor based on its Metro Ethernet Intellectual Property Program

NEC Claims Single-Photon Distance Record
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

World's longest single-photon transmission record extended to 150km with a quantum cryptography system employing an optical planar circuit

Adtran Delivers DSLAMs to Qwest
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Adtran ships environmentally hardened Total Access 1100 OSP DSLAMs to Qwest for outside plant deployment

Alcatel Names Partner in India
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Alcatel signs MOU with ITI for DSL deployment in India

Marconi Resell's RBN's CWDM Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Marconi signs reseller agreement with RBN to enhance multiservice optical portfolio with GigaEdge 8200 CWDM product

Italians Squabble Over TV Rights
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Sky Italia interrupts a rebroadcast over FastWeb’s network; FastWeb seeks action from AGCOM and European Commission

Danske Doubles Fixed Wireless Plans
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Danske Telecom doubles the size of its fixed wireless network with a repeat order from Cambridge Broadband

Cirpack Struts its CeBIT Stuff
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Cirpack to launch carrier-class IP Centrex solutions and SuperNode-B platform; supply switches to Novaxess Telecom Carrier

Poland's Netia Shuffles Board
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Netia dismisses Jaroslaw Bauc, Morgan Ekberg and Ewa-Maria Robertson from its board, appoints four new members

Fiberxon Launches 120km Tranceivers
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2004

Fiberxion introduces 120km GBIC and SFP transceivers for Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel networks

Germans, Italians Team on IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

T-Systems and Telecom Italia Sparkle develop joint approach to deliver IP VPN solutions for carriers

Three ILECs Pick Taqua's VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Cassadaga, Searsboro, and South Canaan join the growing list of ILECs choosing Taqua's packet switching solution

AT&T Lands Federal Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

AT&T Government Solutions awarded 10-year, $61.3M contract to provide priority calling for key officials during emergencies

Juniper E-Series Gets Osmine
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Juniper Networks' E-series routing platform has successfully completed the Telcordia Osmine Services process

mPhase Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

mPhase Technologies appoints Michael Devlin as executive vice president of sales and business development

Altera Picks Equant VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Equant signs a two-year, $2.1M IP VPN contract with Altera Corp. to link nine international sites to its headquarters

NetCentrex Previews CeBIT Stuff
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Visit Telefónica in Deutschland on NetCentrex' booth at CeBIT 2004 and discover NetCentrex video-communications services

Cox Picks Internet Photonics for VOD
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Cox Communications selects Internet Photonics' LightStack and LightHandler for its video-on-demand rollout in Omaha, Nebraska

BT Unveils Broadband Services
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

BT launches Flexible Bandwidth, BT Rich Media, BT Communicator and BT Remote Management System as part of its broadband strategy

Interoute Teams With T-Systems
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Interoute announces long-term collaboration with T-Systems ICSS to provide metro area networks in Europe

Telution Hires Apollo Guy
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Apollo Guy leads Telution's cable and OSS practice as vice president and general manager

PowerWAN Deploys Over Power Lines
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

PowerWAN announces first large-scale commercial deployment of a broadband-over-power line carrier system in two Chinese provinces

MetaSwitch Gets RUS Approval
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Completes field trial of its VP3500 Class 5 switch with Yukon Telephone, has been accepted for listing by the Rural Utilities Service

Golden Telecom Reports 2003, Q4
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Golden Telecom announces first ever dividend, and an 86% increase in net income to $55.4M

KPN Buys Back Shares
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

KPN starts share repurchase program for an initial amount of up to €500M

ADVA, Siemens Extend Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Siemens ICN has extended its OEM agreement with ADVA to include its Fiber Service Platform (FSP) 1500 product as GFP access solution

Ixia Intros Power Over Ethernet Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Solution enables equipment vendors to test IEEE Power over Ethernet standards requirements by fully emulating the powered device

BigSpeedSoft Intros Serverless P2P
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

BigSpeedSoft releases BigSpeed Net 2.2, the first serverless private peer-to-peer client

Global Crossing Reports Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2004

Net income in the fourth quarter of 2003 was $24.879B, which included $24.882B in reorganization-related gains

Nortel Delays Earnings Report
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Company's 10-K filing will be delayed as auditors continue to scrutinize past revenue reports

AT&T Responds to FCC Chairman
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

AT&T's general counsel says FCC chairman Powell's proposal 'will mean an end to a competitive local marketplace'

Mobile Top-Level Domain Proposed
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Mobile industry leaders announce an initiative to create a mobile top-level domain for Internet sites optimized for mobile usage

European Firms Love SANs
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Macarthur Stroud surveys 450 European businesses, finds that 47% have implemented one or more storage area networks

IDC Forecasts European IP VPN Market
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Western European IP VPN market is growing quickly, but will level off by 2007, according to IDC forecast

VoiceObjects Previews CeBIT
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

VoiceObjects will demonstrate its high-end voice applications at CeBIT

3SAE Wins US Distribution Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Future Instrument Fiber Optics has appointed 3SAE Technologies as its sole master distributor in North America

Seabridge Licenses Data Connection Software
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Seabridge licenses Data Connection's DC-MPLS, DC-OSPF, and DC-ATM software for its SURPASS hiD and next-gen multiservice packet switches

Alcatel Wins Turkish DSL Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Turk Telecom selects Alcatel to provide DSL equipment to boost development of broadband services in Turkey

ITXC Wins VOIP Customers
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Comindico in Australia and RTComm in Russia have selected ITXC's VOIPLink service to provide customers with international connections

Axerra Links Cable, Wireless, Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Axerra Networks introduces its AXN1 multiservice access device for voice and data consolidation over metro Ethernet or IP access networks

Cavium Targets Small VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Cavium partners with MosChip Semiconductor for joint marketing and licensing of VPN semiconductor products for the VPN SOHO market

Alcatel Gets a BB- From S&P
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Alcatel's ratings have been raised to BB- following its improved 4Q03 results; outlook stable

Cisco Bolsters Security Offering
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Cisco expands its integrated security systems product portfolio with threat defense and secure connectivity products and services

Palomar Bolsters Test Services
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Palomar Technologies adds fiber align and test capabilities to its Process Development and Prototyping Services (PDPS)

Deutsche Telekom Reports 2003
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Deutsche Telekom exceeds financial targets, reports net income of €1.3B compared with a net loss of €24.6B in 2002

ZTE Wins Phillipines VOIP Project
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

ZTE wins bid for Digitel's next-generation tandem switch project in the Phillipines

Infonet, KDDI Provide Euro IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/10/2004

Infonet and KDDI provide managed MPLS-enabled IP service connecting more than 100 of Toyota Motor Europe's sites

Metalink Pushes VDSLPlus
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

The company's chips for 100-Mbit/s VDSL are shipping in production volumes

Colt, Nortel Do Disaster Recovery
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Colt Telecom expands its metro optical services with a new High-Speed Service (HSS) solution; wins Gold Parter status from Nortel Networks

DSL.net Adds DS-3 Service
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

DSL.net launches new DS-3 service for businesses, delivering broadband connections up to 45 Mbit/s

SkyStream Wins 'Telco TV' Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Iowa's South Slope Cooperative Communications offers TV services to residential customers in Eastern Iowa with SkyStream's Mediaplex-20

Hymite Scores €9.7M
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Advanced silicon-based packaging company Hymite closes €9.7M financing round, co-led by TVM and InnovationsKapital

EZchip Adds $8M
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Fabless semiconductor company EZchip Technologies announces $8M second tranche of financing to close its Series C round

Oplink Acquires Accumux
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Oplink expands its technology portfolio and advances its photonic foundry strategy with the acquisition of Accumux Technologies

Actelis Wins Midwest Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Internet Express selects Actelis Networks MetaLight platform to deliver cost-effective Ethernet services

PointOne Deploys Pactolus
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

PointOne selects SIPware Prepaid Calling Card service and RapidFLEX Application Server from Pactlous for its converged network

OSA Upgrades Server Manager Software
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

OSA Technologies upgrades its Server Manager to include SA Forum/Hardware Platform Interface support for IPMI systems

Hasselbeck Joins Metrobility Board
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Metrobility Optical Systems appoints technology firm advisor Todd Hasselback to its board of directors

SK Group Deploys ECI Platform
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Korean mobile provider SK Group deploys ECI Telecom's XDM MultiService Provisioning Platform to expand its network for 3G

Pandatel Launches Optical Mux
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Pandatel will present its new C-MUX-155 optical multiplexer for highly granular Ethernet services at CeBIT

VegaStream Partners With ETNS Singapore
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

ETNS Singapore selects VegaStream gateways to deliver VOIP services to enterprise customers throughout Asia and the African continent

Optical Solutions Wins FTTP Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Greenfield Communications selects FiberPath system from Optical Solutions for FTTP deployment

Allot Partners for Latin American P2P
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Allot and TVC extend partnership to help service providers control peer-to-peer file transfers, improve QOS for customers

PortWise Targets Mobile SSL VPNs
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Managed Security Solutions agrees to resell PortWise's mobile security solutions in the UK and Europe

Mysticom, Siemon Extend 10-Gig Reach
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2004

Siemon's cabling with Mysticom’s retiming transceiver has extended 10-Gig Ethernet data center transmission from 15 to 25 meters

Acterna Intros Sonet Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Acterna enhances its FST-2310 Sonet field test set with DS1 and DS3 jitter test features

TriQuint Q1 Looking Cheery
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

TriQuint Semiconductor raises its Q1 forecast, now expecting revenue of $85M and $87M, for a loss per share of $0.01 to $0.02

Fidelity Picks VoEx for VOIP Services
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Fidelity Access Networks selects VoEx to deliver high-capacity, cost-effective VoIP solutions in a two-year agreement

Packeteer Teams With Azlan
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Azlan Group will distribute Packeteer products in the U.K., France, and Germany

Radvision Manages Video Calls
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Enhancements to Radvision's Enhanced Communications Server improve management, reliability, and security of IP video communications

Harbour Selects Mindspeed
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Harbour ships Mindspeed's traffic stream processor solution in its Bighammer 6800 series backbone intelligent multi-layer switch

S&P Leery Over Telefónica Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

S&P places Telefonica's A/A-1 corporate credit ratings on CreditWatch with negative implications

Telefónica Buys BellSouth LatAm Ops
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Telefonica will acquire 100% of BellSouth's cellular operations in Latin America for $5.85M, adding 10 companies in 10 countries

Primus Selects Veraz VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Primus chooses Veraz's ControlSwitch and I-Gate 4000 PRO media gateways to migrate to a next-gen network with PSTN and VOIP services

Lightpath Links Long Island University
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Lightpath links Long Island University's three residential campuses with metro gigabit Ethernet network, replacing previous T1 connections

Telco Systems Intros VOIP Gateway
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Telco Systems launches Access211 VOIP gateway that uses standard telephones and fax machines

World Wide Packets Closes $24.5M Round
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

World Wide Packets announces second close of its third round with an investment of $8.7M from Argo Global Capital and Entrepia Ventures

WCI Uses Telica Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

WCI deploys Telica's Plexus 9000 softswitch to deliver Class 4 and Class 5 voice services to its growing customer base

Kagoor Opens European Office
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Kagoor opens European headquarters in UK to meet growing demand for session border control solutions

Corvis Buys Focal Communications
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Corvis acquires Focal Communications for $210M to expand market opportunities and revenue stream for Broadwing

UK Reseller Buys Spanish Operator
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

The Carphone Warehouse enters the Spanish fixed line market with the acquisition of Xtra Telecom for €11.5M

Aperto Raises $20M Series D
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Aperto Networks scores $20M to expand global sales and support, complete WiMAX certification and a range of 802.16 solutions

iBasis Links With Cambodian VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

iBasis provides direct VOIP interconnection to AZ Communications in Cambodia for international voice services

Snom Previews CeBIT VOIP Stuff
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Presents one of the first calling card systems for internet telephony service providers at CeBIT 2004

VOIP Player Gets Listed
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

i2Telecom completes reverse merger with Digital Data Networks, trades common stock on OTC Bulletin Board under the new symbol ITUI

QSC Records Strong Growth
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Revenues grow 145% to €115.6M in 2003, but German broadband service provider still records losses following Ventelo takeover

Adtran Adds VOIP to IADs
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Adtran introduces enhanced VOIP capability to its Total Access 600 and 850 Series products, allowing carriers to offer IP services

Ikanos Boosts Copper Speeds
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Ikanos Communications launches FxTM family of chipsets to extend FTTP and FTTH services over copper; company shipments exceed 2M ports

Infineon Gets EU Seed Funding
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

European Commission will seed-fund NANOCMOS semiconductor project; partners include Infineon, Philips, and STMicroelectronics

Sandvine Expands in Europe
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Opens new offices in France and Germany, and appoints Cyril Fhal, Rob Harrison, and Erik Klaproth as European sales managers

Bookham Completes New Focus Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Bookham closes its purchase of New Focus, a provider of photonics and microwave solutions to non-telecom diversified markets

NetLogic Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2004

Don Witmer, previously chairman and CEO of Home Director, joins NetLogic Microsystems as VP and CFO

Zhone Mulls Stock Sale
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

Files a shelf registration for the potential sale of $100M in stock and securities

ITC^DeltaCom Returns to Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

ITC^DeltaCom common stock resumes trading on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol ITCD

Mitsubishi Electric Intros Video Call Center
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

Mitsubishi Electric develops face-to-face video call center system

Samsung Partners on Semiconductors
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

Samsung Electronics, IBM, Chartered Semiconductor, and Infineon form a strategic semiconductor technology development partnership

DeltaThree Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

Fourth quarter and full-year revenues were up from 2002; net loss fell from $12.1M or $0.42 per share in 2002 to $8.3M or $0.29M

IPtimize Offers Managed Security
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

IPtimize launches managed firewall service for businesses, including hardware, monitoring, reporting, and management

Newport Intros Portable Spectrometer
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

Launches OSM-400 self-contained, portable spectrometer for research, process control and QC applications, and OEM system integrators

Symbian Selects Fibernet Network
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

Symbian Software awards Fibernet $1M contract for a fully managed 2.5-Gbit/s network

TippingPoint Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/5/2004

Preston Lawhorne, previously VP for the Southeast US at Network Associates, has been appointed VP of North American Sales

Afonics Acquires Avrio
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Afonics Fibreoptics has acquired Avrio Technologies and its European subsidiary to reinforce its North American presence

BellSouth Mulls Sale of Latin American Ops
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

BellSouth confirms it is considering the sale of its Latin American operations

Seaway Touts Content Accelerator Card
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Seaway Networks unveils multi-gigabit Layer 2 to 7 network content acceleration card

Schneider Steps Down as Citizen's CEO
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Scott N. Schneider to leave his position as President and CEO of Citizen Communications

Riverstone Names Regional Manager
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Former Marconi sales director Oswaldo Rodriguez has been appointed as regional area manager for Southern Europe and South America

Caspian Routers Pass US DoD Tests
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Caspian Networks routers pass acceptance testing by US Department of Defense (DoD)

Cisco Expands VOIP App Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Cisco launches new versions of its CallManager Express, Unity Express, and Application and Content Networking System

Ericsson Auditor Quits
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Carl-Eric Bohlin, statutory auditor for Ericsson, resigns

MCI Bolsters VOIP Offering
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

MCI integrates Advantage service with Private IP VPN service to add new VOIP access and calling capabilites

NTL Proposes Refinancing
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

NTL considers senior secured credit facility and a high yield bond offering for up to £2.4B to repay its existing credit facilities

NTL Posts Strong Q4
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Broadband and telephony growth helped fourth quarter revenues increase 8% to £577M; net loss fell 79% to £130M

Knology Deploys Optinel Transport Gear
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Knology deploys Optinel's Plexis MFX transport solution in Tennessee and Georgia

Portugal Telecom Reports 2003
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Operating revenues increased by 13% to €5.8B; net income was €240.2M, down 38.6% year on year from €391.1M

Infonetics Gives VPN, Security Stats
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

VPN and firewall market increased 13% to $2.4B in 2003, according to Infonetics Research

Ixia Intros Gigabit IPSec Tester
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Ixia unveils IxVPN product with gigabit line-rate encryption for support of RFC2544 testing over IPSec

TranSwitch Intros Second-Gen Controllers
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

TranSwitch second-gen Envoy family of controllers delivers carrier-class Ethernet performance for multiservice edge and access networks

OIF Completes E-NNI Spec
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) announces two implementation agreements (IAs) that address control plane protocols

Metrobility Touts Convergence Solution
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Metrobility introduces converged network infrastructure solution for integrated voice and data transmission

Koreans Surf at 10 Gig
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Korea’s Chung Cheong University deploys E-Series from Force10 to build a 10-Gigabit Ethernet network core

Cypress Kicks NSE Butt
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

Cypress Semiconductor more than doubled its network search engine (NSE) market share in 2003 from 16% to 33%

BestRoute Upgrades IP Lookup Solution
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

BestRoute introduces version 2.0 of Best Route Forwarding, its IP lookup and forwarding table management technology

LaserBit Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2004

LaserBit Communications appoints Andrew Matthews as vice president global sales

DOD Picks Net.com's VOIP
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

U.S. Department of Defense selects the ShoutIP platform for voice calls in Kuwait and Iraq

ADC Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Newest board member is Lois M. Martin, chief financial officer of World Data Products Inc.

Covad Acquires GoBeam
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

VOIP services provider GoBeam is to be acquired by Covad Communications for $48M

Crook Named CEO of the Year
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

UK Technology Partnering and Investment Forum names Cramer chief executive Jerry Crook as CEO of the Year

TDC Posts 2003 Profit Increase
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Stronger than expected earnings resulted in net income of DKK 2.5B, up 13.7% on the previous year

AMCC Acquires 3Ware
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Applied Micro Circuits signs agreement to acquire 3ware for around $150M in cash

Verizon Selects Ciena Switch
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Verizon uses DN 7100 and DN 7200 multiservice switches to support its strategic Enterprise Advance network expansion initiative

TeliaSonera Settles Latvian Dispute
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

TeliaSonera and the Republic of Latvia have agreed to withdraw their respective claims around Lattelekom; Telia will pay SEK 14M in costs

ADC Gets Cisco DWDM Kudos
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Cisco has invited ADC to join its Advanced Technology Provider program for its optical metro transport and metro DWDM initiatives

Avistar, Virtela Create Video VPN
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Avistar and Virtela Communications create largest global IP VPN for desktop-to-desktop video collaboration

VeriSign Buys Euro SSL Deals
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

VeriSign agrees to purchase SSL customer agreements of EuroTrust PKI, which resells VeriSign services in Europe

Covad Slams UNE-P Ruling
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Covad responds to the DC Circuit triennial review decision

Telecom Ottawa Picks Meriton
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Telecom Ottawa picks Meriton’s managed High-Speed Metro (HSM) architecture to extend its network for delivering GigE services

Belgacom Outlines IPO Timing
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

TDC announces details of Belgacom's IPO and listing on Euronext Brussels

Sumitomo Licenses NEC Nanotube Tech
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Sumitomo receives non-exclusive license under basic Japanese patents owned by NEC that cover the 'carbon nanotube'

ECI Wins Euro MSPP Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

REN selects ECI Telecom's XDM MSPP to upgrade its existing infrastructure with SDH/DWDM and fast Ethernet capabilities

Naruc Weighs In on FCC Court Decision
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners calls for FCC to file its own appeal against the DC court's decision

ALTS Calls for Review of DC Court Decision
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Association for Local Telecommunications Services calls for Supreme Court review of DC Circuit Court's decision on the triennial review

MCI Reacts to Triennial Review Ruling
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

MCI criticizes DC Court of Appeals ruling on the FCC's triennial review

Layer 4 to 7 Switch Market Grows 62%
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Infonetics reports SSL-Enabled Layer 4 to 7 Switch/Load Balancer revenue increased by 62% in 2003

Network Installation Enters VOIP Market
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Network Installation acquires Del Mar Systems International to deliver IP telephony and add to its revenue base

Qwest Welcomes Court's FCC Slapdown
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Qwest applauds DC Circuit Court's decision to reverse the FCC's triennial review

FCC Comments on DC Court Decision
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

FCC chairman and commissioners comment on the DC Circuit Court's decision on the triennial review

Optibase Buys 100 Media Assets
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Optibase signs term sheet to acquire the assets of Media 100, a developer of content design products

PortWise Announces Indian OEM Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

HCL Infosystems in India signs OEM to incorporate PortWise’s SSL VPN software suite into its hardware range

Octasic Expands Echo Cancellation
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Annunces its carrier-grade echo cancellation devices are now available in 32 and 64 channels for lower-density applications

Survey Shows VOIP Interest
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Ipsos-Insight survey sponsored by AT&T highlights consumer interest and awareness in VOIP services

Calix Gets Okie Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative in Oklahoma selects Calix to deploy switched video services over ultra-broadband DSL

IPVoice Buys Wireless Frontier
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

IP Voice Communications announces letter of intent to acquire 51% of Wireless Frontier for $15M

Nortel Tops Synergy S'switch Chart
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Synergy Research and In-Stat/MDR reports rank Nortel as leader in softswitch and carrier packet voice gateways for 2003

Report: Euro B'band is Dead Expensive
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Broadband Benchmarks Europe report from Quantum-Web shows average user price is €74.61 per month for 512 kbit/s packages

S&P Reduces Valentia's Credit Rating
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Long-term corporate credit rating for Valentia Telecommunications has been cut to BB+, and entries removed from CreditWatch

Nortel Wins Puerto Rico VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Telefónica affiliates TData Puerto Rico and TLD select Nortel to build VOIP network

Nortel Scores Well in Reports
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2004

Industry reports affirm Nortel's leadership in delivering converged solutions for enterprises

Finisar Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Revenues climb 20% year-over-year to $46.4M, while losses continue at $15.5M, or 7 cents per share

Fujitsu Certifies EMS
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Micromuse certifies Fujitsu's Netsmart 1500 Element Management System as Netcool Ready

Circadiant Intros Testers
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Announces multi-rate A3308 Optical Standards Tester to speed testing, lower costs, and improve repeatability

ST Claims DSL Chip Leadership
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

STMicroelectronics announces its has shipped 76M DSL ports, claiming a 35% share of the total xDSL market

Fortinet Lands $50M
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Fortinet, provider of ASIC-accelerated antivirus firewalls, has closed a $50 million round of mezzanine funding

Juniper Gets 'Kan-ed'
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

State of Kansas chooses Juniper's M7i routing platform for its 'Kan-ed' educational statewide IP/MPLS network

Pandatel Launches CWDM Mux
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Pandatel announces FOMUX C100 compact multiplexer for price-sensitive carrier applications

DSL Subscriptions Reach 64M
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

DSL subscribers grew by 77.8% last year to reach 63.84M, according to Point Topic research

Spantel Reports Traffic Spike
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Traffic increased 30% from 9M minutes in December to 12M in January

Versatel Launches Media Gateway, Server
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Versatel introduces its EdgeIQ family of intelligent media gateways to simplify carrier network management and service provisioning

Mangrove Recruits Two Execs
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Mangrove Systems names John Gamelin as vice president of technology, and Paul Doolan as vice president of network architecture

Lucent Swaps Heads
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Jim Brewington becomes president of Lucent's Developing Markets group; Cindy Christy takes over as president of the Mobility business

Partners Offer Power Line Broadband
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Current Communications Group and Cinergy Broadband partner to roll out broadband over power line technology and services

F&S: LatAm Manages Security to Grow
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Frost & Sullivan points to IP VPNs as driving adoption of managed network security services; predicts revenues will reach $156.8M by 2008

Cisco, UTStarcom Team Up
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

UTStarcom collaborates with Cisco to promote the use of IP technology for third-generation networks

Global Crossing Presses FCC
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

Global Crossing files comments with FCC encouraging the commission to issue clear and simple rules on VOIP

MCI Offers SLA for DOS
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

MCI introduces service level agreement to help companies strengthen their defense against denial of service (DOS) attacks

Net Insight Wins TV Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2004

European Broadcasting Union has ordered network switching and customer equipment from Net Insight

IDT Teams With AMCC
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Chip maker IDT's network-search-engine software is now included in AMCC's network processor offerings

Finisar Completes Honeywell VCSEL Buy
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Closes the $75M deal to acquire Honeywell's VCSEL Optical Products business, first announced in January

Kagoor Offers 3-Way Session Control
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Kagoor introduces the only three-way session border control architecture for optimizing carrier VOIP deployments

LongBoard Develops VOIP for NEC
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

NEC selects LongBoard to develop unique voice and multimedia applications so carriers can host new services and gain new revenue

Encore Intros VPN Router
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Encore Networks' VSR-30 delivers VPN solutions with encryption designed to meet the demands of broadband satellite networks

Tarari Ships Content Processor
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Tarari ships industry's first soft silicon regular expression (RegEx) accelerator; up to 40 times faster than software

RAD Intros Voice Gateway
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

RAD Data Communications expands its next-generation TDM over IP voice system solutions with low-capacity remote voice and data gateway

IP VPN Growth Spurs Security
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Frost & Sullivan says the growth of IP-VPNs is encouraging adoption of managed network security services

Digital Lightwave Intros VCAT Test
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Digital Lightwave adds virtual concatenation and network delay simulation to its Network Information Computer (NIC) platform

ECI Previews CeBIT Stuff
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

ECI Telecom's optical networks division to showcase new data-centric networking solutions for metro access and cell markets at CeBIT 2004

CoSine Completes Firewall Testing
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Foundstone has completed a successful security assessment of CoSine's IP Stateful Firewall

PowerDsine Pushes POE
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

PowerDsine has certified its 25th IP phone vendor for interoperability with the IEEE 802.3af power-over-Ethernet standard

Alcatel Expands SDH MSPP Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Alcatel introduces 1678 Metro Core Connect transport switch to ease service provider migration to converged MPLS core

Broadwing Wins Frame Relay Contract
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Broadwing provides frame relay services to Western Gas Resources

Aussie ISP Picks iBasis for Interconnect
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Australian IP network Comindico has selected iBasis for international VOIP interconnect

Nortel Intros Secure Telephony Over WLAN
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Nortel launches wireless IP telephony solutions for converged business communications

TeliaSonera Completes Disposal of Finans
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

TeliaSonera has completed the disposal of Telia Finans to De Lage Landen International

Agilent Picks Marvell PHY Chip
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Marvell supplies Agilent Technologies with its Alaska physical layer device for a new Gigabit Ethernet copper SFP transceiver

Allstream Picks Alcatel's Timetra Router
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Allstream selects IP service router from Alcatel for its national switched Gigabit Ethernet network

Quarry Raises $18M
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Quarry Technologies, provider of carrier-class security service routers, has received $18M in Series D funding

Redback, Nokia Win in Moscow
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Moscow City Telephone Network has selected Nokia's D500 IP DSLAM and Redback SmartEdge 400 and 800 service gateway platforms

Conexant, GlobespanVirata Complete Merger
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Conexant and GlobespanVirata have completed their merger, creatng a worldwide leader in communications semiconductors

NTT Submits 2005 Biz Plan
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

NTT has submitted its business operation plan for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005

Sprint to Recombine Stocks
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Sprint announces it will recombine tracking stocks and return to single common stock

Futong Distributes Telops Stuff
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Futong Group signs private label agreement with Telops to offer AFC 3000 in-adapter ferrule cleaner in China

Aelis Intros 40-Gig Dispersion Managers
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Aelis Photonics introduced a suite of 40-Gig ReachExtender products at OFC

Xtera Raises $30M, Gets CEO and CFO
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Xtera closes $30M funding round; appoints Jon R. Hopper as President and CEO, and Paul Colan as CFO

Optical Hardware Up 16% in 4Q03
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Optical hardware revenue increased 16% in Q4; PON revenue jumped 240% to $182M in 2003

ADVA Claims No. 2 Spot in Metro WDM
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Infonetics ranks ADVA the leading metro WDM vendor in Europe and No. 2 worldwide in its recent market share report

Telefonica Posts 2003 Results
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Reports improved results for 2003 as CEO predicts earnings growth of 7 to 10 percent for 2004

ITXC Faces Lawsuit Over Teleglobe Merger
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2004

Shareholders sue, trying to delay a vote on the merger with Teleglobe International Holdings

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