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US LEC Adds Sales VPs
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

US LEC hires senior sales executives to lead efforts in Atlanta, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Tampa

Copper Mountain Narrows Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Net revenue was $3.6M, up from $3.0M in 1Q02, for a net loss of $4.5M ($0.82 per share), down from a loss of $10.7M ($2.01 per share)

Centillium Boosts Q1 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Centillium Communications reports revenues of $27.8M, up 23.1%, for a net loss of $3.0M ($0.08 per share), down from a $10.1M loss

Santera, Tekelec Fuse Switching Units
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Tekelec and Santera Systems to combine next-gen switching businesses into a Tekelec subsidiary called Santera, a Tekelec company

Nortel and Redback Settle Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Nortel Networks and Redback Networks settle lawsuit on a 'mutually acceptable basis,' enter into patent cross-licensing agreement

Newport Reports $3.9M Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Newport records sales of $33.3M, up 3% sequentially, and a net loss of $5.9M ($0.15 per share), ever-so-slightly down sequentially

Tellium Posts $37.4M Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Tellium loses $37.4M ($0.38 per share) on revenues of $10.1M

Alcatel Finalizes iMagicTV Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Alcatel completes acquisition of iMagicTV, a leading supplier in broadband video solutions, folds it into Alcatel Canada

Avanex Narrows Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Avanex reduces its net loss to $10.4M ($0.15 per share) from last year's $15.9M ($0.23 per share) on slightly higher revenues of $5.4M

CorActive Scores in China
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

CorActive wins its first erbium-doped fiber customer in China, but won't give the company's name

Smarts Updates InCharge
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Smarts unveils version 6.0 of its InCharge management suite, delivering new levels of automation and Linux support

STT Grabs Hutch's GlobalX Stake
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Assuming Hutchison's rights, ST Telemedia will double its investment in Global Crossing to $250M, to own 61.5% of GX after reorganization

Zarlink Intros Optical Receiver
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Zarlink's new fiber-optic receiver delivers unmatched efficiency to high-speed optical equipment operating at up to 3.125-Gbit/s

Sprint Wins Electronic Arts Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Sprint becomes primary global transport provider for Electronic Arts, a leading interactive entertainment company

NTS Deploys Optical Solutions in Texas
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

NTS Communications selects Optical Solutions' FiberPath 400 FTTH platform for deployments in and around Lubbock, Texas

Optibase Deploys in Germany
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Optibase has deployed its multi-channel TV streaming platform for distribution via a 34-Mbit/s microwave link in the Lake Konstanz area

Tyco to Report $0.23 Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Tyco International will report in a more detailed release later today a loss from continuing operations of $0.23 per share for Q2

New Edge Wins WilTel Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

New Edge Networks to provide local Frame Relay and ATM services to WilTel Communications Group

Broadcom Backplane Fits in Foundry
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Broadcom delivers customized serial backplane transceiver exclusively for Foundry's new 10-GbE BigIron MG8 switch and NetIron 40G router

NCTC Clears Aurora Networks
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

National Cable Television Cooperative makes Aurora Networks a 'Platinum Level' vendor, authorizing it to sell to NCTC's members

Probe Probes Carrier Consolidation
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Probe says telecom consolidation in 2003 will likely consist of niche acquisitions at bargain prices rather than large, expensive mergers

Somera Q1 Revenues Drop
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Somera revenues totaled $35.8M, down from $55.0M in 1Q02, for a net loss of $2.1M ($0.04 per share), down from $3.6M ($0.07) a year ago

MaNAP Deploys Foundry Switches
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

The UK's second Internet exchange, MaNAP, upgrades to world-class 10-Gbit/s switching technology with Foundry BigIron switches

Sprint Completes Twin City Rings
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Sprint finishes building three large metropolitan area network (MAN) rings in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area

Rohde & Schwarz Tests MPEGs
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

The MPEG-2 Monitoring System from Rohde & Schwarz is an innovative concept for monitoring and analyzing digital transport streams

Marvell Debuts 10-Gig Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Marvell demonstrates the industry's first 10-Gigabit Ethernet copper transceiver for IEEE 802.3ak 10GBASE-CX4 applications

S3 Demos ATM Fastpath for Intel
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Silicon & Software Systems (S3) demos its ATM Fastpath Component for the Intel IXP2xxx product line at the EMEA Intel Developer Forum

ETR2A Puts HQ in Newcastle
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

The European Telecommunications Resilience and Recovery Association picks Newcastle as its home base

InfoVista Opens Operations Center
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

InfoVista uses powerful flow measures from Network Physics for business-driven operations center solution, VistaOperations Center

Corning Rolls Out New Cables
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Corning Cable Systems intros Multi-Dwelling Unit Enclosures and SST Figure-8 Drop Cable, ups fiber count in reduced-diameter cables

Secure Computing Firewall OK for DoD
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Secure Computing's Sidewinder G2 Firewall with SecureOS is the first to comply with the DoD's stringent Firewall Protection Profile

NP Photonics Passes Telcordia Tests
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

NP Photonics' tunable filters pass Telcordia compliance tests

Bookham Q1 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Revenues grew 275% to £21.0M (US$33.0M), but net loss also grows, to £25.0M (US$39.3M) from £17.0M last year

CSC Picks Broadsoft for Fed Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Computer Sciences Corp. deploys a BroadSoft solution to deliver hosted communications services to a major federal agency customer

Axiom Gets a Little Chile
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

Chilesat selects Axiom Systems' AXiOSS Order Management and Inventory Management solutions for the fast rollout of IP VPN

CSG Posts Q1 Profits
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2003

CSG Systems revenues grow 9% to $141.9M, mainly due to its acquisition of Kenan from Lucent; net income was $8.8M ($0.17 per share)

JDSU Reports $137M Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

JDS Uniphase reports net sales of $166M, down from $262M in 3Q02, for a net loss of $137M ($0.10 per share); plans more layoffs, closures

Broadwing Reverts to Cincinnati Bell
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Broadwing will change its name back to Cincinnati Bell Inc. and adopt the NYSE ticker symbol CBB on May 27, 2003

Corvis Posts $47M Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Corvis reports revenues of just $1.5M, for a loss of $47.0M ($0.12 per share), and it expects next quarter's revenues to be even lower

RBOCs Can Grab Bigger Slice of FR
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Section 271 relief triggers $2B Frame Relay opportunity for RBOCs, according to latest research by Vertical Systems Group

Stratos Intros Optical Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Stratos Lightwave announces stackable Small Form Factor optical transceivers for Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel applications

LightPointe Debuts Enterprise FSO
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

LightPointe debuts FlightLite-G for enterprise customers, further driving down the total cost of ownership for LANs

Marconi Creditors OK Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Creditors of Marconi have voted overwhelmingly to approve the schemes of arrangement: 99.98% by value and 94.71% by number approve

More Grubman Suits Filed
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Parker & Waichman to file new round of claims against Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch, reviewing cases against other brokerage firms

AFL-CIO Takes On Sprint
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

AFL-CIO steps up Sprint 'vote-no' campaign following ISS recommendation to shareholders not to ratify Ernst & Young as auditors

CIR Sees Optical Services Growth
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

CIR says US optical bandwidth services market will grow from $2.08B in 2003 to $4.62B in 2006

F5 Cozies Up to Microsoft
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

F5 Networks participates as a project partner in the Microsoft Partner Solutions Center; BIG-IP switch used in MPSC demo

Interxion Signs Four Euro Exchanges
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Interxion signs hosting agreements with FreeIX in Paris, MAD-IX in Madrid, NL-ix in Amsterdam, and MG-IX in Hilversum, the Netherlands

Infonet Dons Blue Coat
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Blue Coat to provide Infonet's multinational clients with Web content filtering, malicious code scanning, and proxy services

Celite Provisions DSL to MDUs
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Celite Systems introduces product family to simplify DSL provisioning for multi-dwelling units

Omnitron Intros Converters
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Omnitron releases managed 10/100/1000 copper to gigabit fiber converters for enterprise LAN and metro MAN applications

MFN Picks e-Security
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Metromedia Fiber Network selects e-Security to strengthen internal security and bolster managed security services provider practice

Finisar Intros Tap and Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Finisar introduces the Fiber Tap IL/1x2 Network Tap, for IDS, and the next-generation BERT tester, Xgig BERT, for 10-Gbit/s systems

Agility Boosts Tunable Laser Yield
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Agility Communications validates high-yield manufacturing platform with 95% packaging yield of widely tunable lasers

Zarlink Intros Digital Timing Chip
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Zarlink Semiconductor's new digital timing chip reduces complexity, cost of access for metro communications equipment

Broadcom Puts 10-Gig on Copper
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Broadcom announces 0.13-micron CMOS advanced transceiver solution with signal conditioning for low-cost 10-Gigabit over copper links

MetaSwitch, Verilink Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

MetaSwitch and Verilink establish strategic voice-over-packet partnership; tests confirm readiness of both VOATM and VOIP solutions

US LEC Reports Revenue Growth
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Revenue increases 36% year-over-year to $73M, for a net loss of $8.5M ($0.31 per share), down from last year's $15.2M ($0.58) loss

UTStarcom Scores in India
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Tata Teleservices to deploy 56,000 lines of UTStarcom's AN-2000 multi-service access platform in India

Corvis 'Disappointed' by Patent Verdict
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Says that 'While this interim verdict was disappointing... [it] does not represent a definitive conclusion to the litigation'

ICG Picks Juniper MPLS
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

ICG enhances service delivery with Juniper Networks routing platforms to provide MPLS across nationwide data network

Zhone Intros Access Concentrators
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Zhone announces new Multi-Access Line Concentrators; SRT Comms picks Zhone's Single Line Multi-Service architecture to support services

Infineon to Cut 900 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

In the name of cost-cutting, Infineon plans to downsize its workforce by 900, plus additional cuts through transfer or outsourcing

Radware Boosts Q1 Profits
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Radware reports sixth consecutive quarter of sales growth: revenues of $12.6M, up 25%, and a net profit of $0.8M ($0.05 per share)

Graybar Makes Corning a VIP
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Graybar adds Corning Cable Systems to VIP Fiber lineup of top cable suppliers for communications networks

3Com Offers Enterprise VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

3Com to scale IP telephony solutions for enterprises; trials underway with Fortune 500 companies

Corning Makes Public Stock Offering
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Corning makes a public offering of 50M shares of its common stock at $5.43 per share; will use proceeds to reduce debt

Barcelona Airport Goes With Nortel
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Barcelona Airport deploys Gigabit Ethernet solution from Nortel Networks to support its evolving service and security needs

PMC-Sierra Debuts PHY/Framers
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

PMC-Sierra introduces integrated multi-rate PHY/framers for data communication networking equipment

Level 3 Wins Euronext Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

European financial exchange Euronext buys private line, collocation, and metropolitan dark fiber services from Level 3 in the US

Adtran's Access Routers Handle VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Adtran adds IPSec VPN functionality to its NetVanta 3000 series of access routers

Church Group Forms Private Label ISP
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Kingdom Ventures inks a deal with a Qwest and MCI aggregator to create a private label ISP offering to America's 400,000+ churches

Alcatel, General Bandwidth Team on FTTx
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

General Bandwidth teams with Alcatel to provide voice over ATM for fiber-to-the-user (FTTU) solutions to selected service providers

ADP Picks NetVmg's FCP
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

The Dealer Services Group of Automatic Data Processing selects netVmg's Flow Control Platform to provide Internet to its customers

Time Warner Telecom Posts Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Time Warner Telecom revenue decreases 2% to $165.0M as net loss decreases 23% to $33.3M, or $0.29 per share

FiberCore Delisting Progresses
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

The delisting action scheduled for today has been stayed; an oral hearing to contest the delisting has been set for May 22

AT&T Canada Wants Foreign Investment
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

AT&T Canada welcomes recommendation to remove foreign investment restrictions in Canada's telecommunications industry

Anritsu Tests 10-GigE Receivers
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Anritsu demonstrates stressed receiver conformance test solution that accurately characterizes 10-Gigabit Ethernet receivers

General Dynamics Picks Net.com
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

General Dynamics spends $5M on net.com's Promina 800 for voice, video, and data in Air Force Command and Control Network

Marvell Intros GigE Switches
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Marvell targets SMBs with unmanaged 24-, 16- and 8-port Prestera-DX switches and the SOHO market with 5- and 8-port Link Street switches

ConEd Secures Security Exchange
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Con Edison Communications connects the International Securities Exchange to SIAC's comms infrastructure for business continuity

JDSU Intros CWDM-Friendly Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

JDS Uniphase's WaveReady platform features interchangeable modules to provide CWDM, DWDM, or both CWDM and DWDM in a single platform

IDC Sees HyperTransport Growth
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

HyperTransport port shipments to climb from over 30 million in 2003 to over 200 million ports by 2006, according to IDC

Agere Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Revenues up 2 percent sequentially; net loss narrows by $21 million; profits expected in September quarter

Extreme Upgrades Architecture
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Fourth Generation Networking Silicon System scales for millions of connected devices, scales the core with 10-Gigabit Ethernet

Foundry, Spirent Demo 10-Gig Testbed
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Solution uses Foundry's newly announced BigIron MG8 network switch and Spirent's SmartBits TeraMetrics 10-Gig Ethernet Test System

Cisco Ships Router Processor
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Cisco NPE-G100 Network Processing Engine is an intelligent, feature-rich processor for the Cisco 7300 Series routers

Portal Teams With SAP
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Portal Software and SAP to deliver revenue management solution to the telecommunications industry

Amdocs Appoints Marketeer
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Michael Matthews, most recently EVP of Sales and Marketing at Groove Networks, named Chief Marketing Officer

Equant Closes Flat Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Revenues in line with expectations: total revenues $735 million; network services revenues increase by 3.7 percent

France Telecom Posts Q1 Returns
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

Reports increase in operating free cash flow to €3.1 billion compared to €1.9 billion in Q1 2002; 7.3% increase in consolidated revenues

Alcatel Halves Losses
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

First quarter sales at €2,961 million; year-on-year operating loss more than halved to €161 million

Quick Eagle Has Quick Routers
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2003

The 5842/44 Multiport access routers with integrated CSU/DSU are aimed at medium-sized business and enterprise branch office markets

Jury Sides With Ciena Against Corvis
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

The jury found that Corvis' CorWave system infringes Ciena's patent titled 'WDM Optical Communication System With Remodulators'

Verizon Retirees Pop Golden 'Chutes
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

59% of shareholders, led by the Association of BellTel Retirees, vote to put the brakes on costly executive 'golden parachutes'

OCPI Reports Flat Q2 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Revenue was $9.6M, no change from 2Q02, but net loss of $1.7M ($0.02 per share) was a drop from net income of $63,000 last year

NMS CFO Set to Retire
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

NMS Communications CFO Bob Hult will leave October 15, 2003 and ensure transition with new CFO; search underway

Aurora Demos Cable Gear
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Aurora demos advanced product solutions, enabling new revenue streams for MSOs and improving efficiencies, at SCTE's Cable-Tec Expo

Dominion Finds FSO Partner
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Graybar and Dominion Lasercom team up to deliver free-space optical broadband systems throughout North America

ECTel Signs Secret Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

ECtel signs frame agreement with a major US carrier for fraud prevention, QOS, and lawful interception solutions

CSG Bags Time Warner Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

CSG Systems enters into 10-year outsourced customer care and billing agreement with Time Warner Cable

Transparent Networks to Liquidate
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Transparent Networks' board and shareholders have elected to cease operations and liquidate the company

Spitzer Responds to Settlement
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Attorney General Eliot Spitzer says the settlement 'implements far-reaching reforms that will radically change behavior on Wall Street'

Citigroup Responds to Settlement
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Citigroup CEO happy that all outstanding investigations into research, IPO allocation, and distribution practices resolved

SEC, NY Settle With the Banks
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Ten top investment firms settle enforcement actions involving conflicts of interest between research and investment banking

Telscape Habla Español
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Telscape intros Internet service with 24/7 bilingual technical support to serve the Hispanic market

Alcatel Does Frame-to-Ethernet VPN
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Alcatel removes barriers to metro Ethernet VPN adoption with industry-first Frame-to-Ethernet VPN service interworking

Marconi Launches Multiservice IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Marconi expands premium service revenue options for public carriers with new multiservice IP VPN solution

Agere Intros More VOIP Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Agere announces two new integrated VOIP phone chips for converged voice and data networks; Tenovis and Telrad Connegy to use them

Tarari Debuts XML, Anti-Virus Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Tarari unveils industry's first XML content processor and anti-virus accelerator chips

Simplified Enters Outsourcing Market
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Simplified leverages open services platform to save service providers 25% to 70% with carrier reconciliation and cost assurance services

National Semi Intros SerDes
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

National Semiconductor introduces 6.4-Gbit/s LVDS SerDes chipset to increase flexibility and reduce cost in communication system designs

UTStarcom Captures 10M Chinese
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Surging consumer demand and robust subscriber growth drive UTStarcom's past 10M PAS subscribers in China

AT&T Has a Kodak Moment
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Through a multi-year managed hosting agreement, AT&T will provide greater flexibility for Kodak's corporate Web presence

This WAN Analyzer's a Fluke
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

New WAN analyzer from the unfortunately-named Fluke Networks delivers comprehensive testing and analysis of critical high-speed links

Agilent Tests High-Speed Systems
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Agilent Technologies makes first successful demo of the IEEE 1149.6 standard for boundary-scan testing of advanced, high-speed networks

XO Hires GlobalX-er as CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Carl Grivner, ex-COO of Global Crossing (like that's a recommendation), succeeds Daniel Akerson as CEO of XO Communications

Kertel Implements ComArch Tytan
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

ComArch's Tytan Interconnect Billing and Tytan Revenue Sharing apps implemented at leading French calling card operator Kertel

Enterasys Picks Spirent VPN Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Enterasys to use Spirent's data-encryption-enabling IPSec Hardware Accelerator for SmartBits to test security of VPN infrastructures

TriQuint Offers Modulator Driver
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

TriQuint introduces revolutionary surface mount optical modulator driver for metropolitan and long-haul optical networks

Golden Telecom Surges in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Golden Telecom reports 1Q03 revenue of $78.4M, up 115% from 2002, and net income of $12.8, up 106% from 2002

Veeco Beats Guidance, Narrows Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Veeco beats its quarterly guidance with sales of $65.8M, down 18% from 2002, for a net loss of $1.7M ($0.06 per share), down from $3.5M

FCC: Sprint's Most Reliable
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Sprint leads rivals for 7th consecutive year with fewest FCC-reportable long-distance outages

Finisar Debuts 1000Base-T GBIC
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Finisar announces general availability of a 1000Base-T GBIC with auto-negotiation

Ixia Tests Real-World Traffic
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Ixia targets the enterprise application testing space with its Real World Traffic Suite for the Enterprise

Broadcom Intros Transceiver/Mapper
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Broadcom introduces industry's first VariRate transceiver/mapper, enabling single linecard solutions for multi-protocol services

AT&T Offers One Rate(s)
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Georgia, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, New York, New Jersey residents offered AT&T unlimited-calling One Rate USA plan

US Robotics, Symantec Play Defense
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

U.S. Robotics to bundle Symantec's Norton Personal Firewall and Internet Security software with analog, DSL, and home networking gear

Sprint Targets Insurance Sector
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Sprint responds to insurance industry challenges, strengthened regulatory requirements with a broad range of telecom solutions

Nortel Networks Visitors
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Nortel Networks announces visitor-based networking for hotels, convention centers; Mandalay Bay deploys new system for IP services

Foundry Goes Terabit
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Foundry announces breakthrough terabit-capacity architecture, 10-GigE router, enterprise 10-GigE switch, and enterprise LAN switch

Six Flags Picks C&W
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Six Flags consolidates hosting, content delivery network services, and streaming with Cable & Wireless

AMCC Offers Ethernet NPUs
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

AMCC's next-generation integrated NPU+TM+MAC devices to enable increased performance for metro Ethernet applications

Riverhead Gets Japanese Distributor
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Rikei Corp., a leading supplier of IT technology in Japan, to distribute Riverhead Networks' DDoS detection and mitigation solution

ButlerNetworks Did It, Lucent Says
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

ButlerNetworks launches service in Denmark on nationwide optical backbone network based on SDH equipment from Lucent Technologies

Xelerated Intros 40-Gig NPU
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Xelerated brings programmable 40-Gbit/s technology to the mainstream Ethernet with its X10q-e Network Processor

Broadband Boosts Wanadoo Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Wanadoo revenues up 38 percent for first quarter 2003, spurred by strong broadband growth

GlobalX Rearranges Chairs
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

CEO John Legere to take on direct supervision of all operational functions; Carl Grivner to leave the company

Cerillion Bills for Guinea
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2003

Cerillion Technologies has successfully implemented a CRM and billing system for Sotelgui of Guinea, a Telekom Malaysia subsidiary

Sprint Offers Frame Relay Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Sprint announces Frame Relay over DSL (FRoDSL) services, utilizing DSL to provide inexpensive access to Sprint's Frame Relay network

3Com Chief to Undergo Surgery
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

3Com president and CEO Bruce Claflin to undergo surgery to remove a benign tumor from his inner ear; prognosis good for speedy recovery

Probe Sees IP PBX Growth
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Long-awaited voice-over-IP growth is slowly approaching reality in IP PBX markets, according to analyst firm Probe Group

InterNetwork Inc. Offers L2TP Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

InterNetwork offers smartTest version 2.3, featuring an end-to-end L2TP test solution

Wacker Chemie Picks MCI
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Global chemical and semiconductor manufacturer Wacker Chemie awards MCI with multi-year, multi-million dollar contract for a VPN network

NetTest Adds Fibre Channel Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

NetTest adds Fibre Channel functionality to its test platform for measuring and improving the performance of storage area networks

Larscom Posts Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Revenues were $4.2M, down from $7.7M last year, for a net loss of $2.2M ($0.12 per share), sunk from a profit of $1.4M ($0.07 per share)

Alcatel, Canon Team on MEMS
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Canon Sales becomes the exclusive distributor of Alcatel Micro Machining Systems deep plasma etching equipment for MEMS in Japan

SBC Rolls Out LD in Nevada
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Hey, guess who the winner is in this scenario? The Nevada consumer, of course!

Innocor Ships Test Solution
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Innocor ships its G.709 OTU-2 10-Gbit/s test solution to a major Canadian telecommunications equipment manufacturer

Helius Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Helius appoints Ron Heinz as president and chief executive officer; Myron Mosbarger assumes chairman and chief technology officer roles

Yankee Sees Hosted IP Voice Growth
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Yankee Group forecasts hosted IP telephony application servers market to reach $1.5B and media server market to reach $481M by 2007

C&W to Carry NTL IP Traffic
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Cable & Wireless has been selected by NTL to carry the UK cable operator’s international IP data traffic

MaNAP Internet Traffic Soars
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Internet traffic at MaNAP, the UK’s second Internet hub, is now regularly over 1.2 Gbit/s -- 600% higher than this time last year

Avvio Debuts DWDM Laser
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Avvio Networks announces a 640km DWDM laser for the A1010 optical transponder and new A1070 EDFA

Cambridge Broadband Goes Russian In
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Tecnocom to resell Cambridge Broadband’s VectaStar fixed wireless access equipment to operators in Russia

Schlumberger Signs With Sprint
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Sprint and Schlumberger sign multiyear, multimillion-dollar agreement for enhanced wireline and wireless service in the US

Riverstone Opens Books to SEC
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Riverstone Networks intends to cooperate fully with the SEC's request for information on its accounting practices

BT Hires Managing Director
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

BT appoints Steve Andrews as managing director, products and enterprises, reporting directly to BT Retail CEO Pierre Danon

StockerYale Q1 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

StockerYale reports 24% revenue increase (to $3.6M) and a 53% reduction in net loss (to $2.1M)

Cedar Point Expands Partner Program
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Cedar Point Communications adds seven companies to its ServiceClass Partners Program for simplified, end-to-end cable telephony solutions

ADC Software Systems Prez Resigns
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Larry Barker, president of ADC's Software Systems Business Unit, will leave the company May 2 to pursue a CEO opportunity elsewhere

Highwave Q4 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2003

Highwave Optical Technologies Q4 revenues increased 62% sequentially to €0.6; annual revenues reached €3.3M

TriQuint Q1 Revenues Climb
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

With the Agere optics acquisition complete, revenues climb 15% to $71.7M; losses steepen over 1Q02, to $16.5M

Finisar COO Accepts Demotion
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Former president/COO Dick Woodrow, whose retirement had been announced, decides to stay on as senior VP of sales and marketing

Oplink Losses Continue in Q3
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Losses of $3.0M on revenues of $5.6M, compared with losses of $8.4M on revenues of $9.6M one year ago

AMCC Posts Losses for Q4, 2002
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Goodwill charges drag GAAP losses to $745.5M for the year, with at least $20M of restructuring charges to come

'President' Won't Distract Notebaert
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Qwest chairman/CEO tapped for 'President' Bush's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee; 'won't distract' from duties

Harmonic Q1 Revs Slip, Loss Narrows
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Harmonic posts net loss of $11.7M ($0.19 per share), down from $14.0M ($0.24) last year, on net sales of $37.0M, down from $54.0M

Flextronics Posts Profit, Gets a Tan
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Flextronics reports EPS of $0.04, up from $0.01, on net sales of $3.1B; appoints Lip-Bu Tan to board of directors

MRV Narrows Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

MRV Communications revenues were $51.1M, down from $62.4M last year, for net loss of $6.4M ($0.06 per share), down from $326.4M ($3.85)

Optinel Hires Former SCTE Chairman
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Optinel Systems names Jim Kuhns, former chairman of the Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineers, director of network engineering

Nortel Shareholders OK Consolidation
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Nortel Networks Shareholders approve proposed stock consolidation and reconfirmation of amended shareholder rights plan

Lucent COO Steps Down
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Lucent to consolidate responsibilities at the top, with chairman/CEO Pat Russo also assuming the duties of (former) COO Bob Holder

Telus Schedules Annual Meeting
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Telus will hold its annual and special general meeting in Calgary on Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Corning CEO Blows Sunshine
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Corning chairman and CEO James Houghton tells shareholders: 'We are succeeding'; tries to keep smile plastered on face

Wipro Wins TeliaSonera OSS Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Wipro signs deal to integrate TeliaSonera's fixed Network production business unit OSS with next-generation, COTS-based OSS systems

Colt Q1 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Revenues grew by 10% to £271.7M (US$432.8M), with retail revenues improving by 20.7%; EBITDA rose 247% to £34.0M (US$54.2M)

C-COR Loses Big in Q3
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Net sales slipped to $50.1M from $77.2M last year, while net loss was $115.3M ($3.17 per share), down from net income of $109,000 (ouch!)

Qwest Names Senior Finance VP
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Qwest Communications names ex-Goodyear finance VP John W. Richardson as controller and senior vice president of finance

Lucent to Chat With Analysts
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Lucent Technologies will talk about its future plans with financial analysts during a Webcast on Friday, May 9, 2003

NetScreen, Alcatel Team on VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Alcatel and NetScreen form strategic alliance to provide enterprises with certified and secure VPN and firewall solutions

AT&T Whines About Credit Rating
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

After Standard & Poor's puts its BBB+ long-term CCR on CreditWatch with negative implications, AT&T cries, 'Hey, no fair!'

Verizon Tutors Small Businesses
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Verizon SuperPages offers small businesses free Internet marketing expertise via its its Internet Learning Tutor Web site

Qwest Wins Real Estate Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Real estate service provider Grubb & Ellis awards Qwest a multi-year contract to provide VPN connections nationwide

Alltel Q1 Revs, Profits Rise
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Alltel revenues were $1.9B, up 17% from the same quarter last year, for net income of $280M, up 31%, or $0.90 per share, up 30%

Infonetics: Euro Carrier Capex to Crash
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

European incumbent service provider capital expenditures to total €33.3B in 2003, down 13% from 2002, according to Infonetics Research

TeliaSonera Proposes New Directors
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

TeliaSonera nominates Sven-Christer Nilsson and Paul Smits as new members of the board

Avici Posts Q1 Loss, Gets Partners
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Avici loses $12.7M ($1.03 per share), on revenues of $7.6M; introduces Avici Certified Expert partner program, signs six resellers

IPv6 Task Force Grows in France
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

The IPv6 Task Force France has met with solid success in industry, Internet and telecom operators, government, and education sectors

DoCoMo Stumps Up £200M for Hutch
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

DoCoMo fulfills request from Hutchison 3G UK, in which it holds a 20% equity interest, for a shareholder loan of £200M

SBC Posts Hefty Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

SBC reports EPS of $1.50, up from a loss of $0.06 in 1Q02, on revenues of $10.3B, down slightly from $10.5B a year ago

Level 3 Reports Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Level 3 reports net income of $119M ($0.26 per share), instead of its projected loss of $0.65 per share, thanks to the Genuity acquisition

Cisco Gets PacketCable OK
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Cisco receives PacketCable 1.0 qualification for its CMTS and softswitch products in CableLabs Certification Wave 25

MetaSwitch, Occam Deliver Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Partnership realizes vision of all-packet access network using Occam Broadband Loop Carrier and MetaSwitch Next Generation Class 5 Switch

MetaSolv Q1 Loss Widens
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Revenues were $21.1M, versus $21.9M for 1Q02, for a loss of $9.9M ($0.26 per share), versus a loss of $9.0M ($0.24 per share) in 1Q02

Nortel Shows Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2003

Revenues US$2.40 billion, down sequentially approximately 5%; net earnings of $54 million, $0.01 per common share

Tata Picks Tekelec's SAS
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

India's Tata Teleservices selects Tekelec's Eagle 5 Signaling Application System (SAS) to enable advanced telecom services

Foundry Boosts Q1 Revenue, Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Foundry Networks delivers Q1 revenues of $91.1M, up from $62.4M last year, for net income of $13.4M ($0.11 per share)

Samsung, Jungo Design Access Gear
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Samsung Electronics and Jungo Software introduce a reference design for integrated broadband gateways, routers, and DSL modems

NeuStar Expands OSS Suite
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

NeuStar adds 'ASRexpress' Access Service Request clearinghouse service to its suite of OSS clearinghouse services

VZ Shareholders to Pop Golden 'Chutes
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

At Verizon's annual shareholders meeting, 59 percent voted to demand shareholder approval of lavish executive severance agreements

IP Networks Picks LuxN
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

LuxN's advanced technology will enable IP Networks to transport multiple protocols over its fiber infrastructure in the Bay Area

Infonetics Sees Growth in Access, WAN
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Migration to new technologies and faster connections will fuel growth in WAN and Internet access market, says Infonetics Research

TNS Picks Highdeal OSS
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Transaction Network Services selects Highdeal to dynamically manage and automate pricing, billing, and rating processes

Xilinx Chairman Retires
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Xilinx chairman and cofounder Bernie Vonderschmitt to retire; Xilinx president and CEO Wim Roelandts to assume chairman post

Ample, Big Bear Team on 40-Gig
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Ample Communications confirms 40-Gbit/s frame processor interoperability with Big Bear Networks' optical transponder

Nokia, F5 Refine Alliance
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Companies extend agreement to integrate F5 traffic management products into Nokia solutions for wireless customers

MCNC-RDI Hires VP
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

MCNC Research and Development Institute promotes Daniel Stevenson to vice president, expands role to include management of R&D activities

Zarlink Intros Broadband Video Amps
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Zarlink high-speed broadband video amplifiers improve performance, set new benchmarks for bandwidth, linearity, and stability

C&W Beefs Up Asia Routes
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Cable & Wireless expands domestic and international capacity of global IP network in Japan and Asia

Motorola Licenses ZNYX Tech
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Motorola Computer Group licenses switch hardware designs and OpenArchitect switch management software technologies from ZNYX

Level 3 Targets Mid-Market ISPs
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Level 3 announces dial-up program for mid-market Internet service providers in the US

BellSouth Reports Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

BellSouth reports EPS of $0.66, versus a net loss of $0.08 per share in 1Q02, on revenues of $5.52B -- nearly flat with 2002's $5.53B

Siemens Wins With German Bank
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Siemens Business Services wins two orders worth millions of euros from Düsseldorf-based Bankhaus Lampe

iBasis Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

iBasis achieves net income of $4.0M ($0.09 per share), after gain from debt exchanges, on revenues of $41.8M

Tellabs Works With South Africans
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Tellabs International works with its partner Grintek Telkom to support the Telkom Centres of Excellence program in South Africa

Agilent Amps Ramp
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Agilent now shipping more than 500,000 E-pHEMT power amplifier modules per month; expects 2M to 3M per month by September 2003

Taliescent Moves HQ
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Taliescent Corp. relocates to the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park in South East Tucson

F&S: Web Hosting Was Overhyped
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

European managed Web hosting market to hit $1B mark by 2005, instead of the hallucinatory tens of billions once projected

AT&T Q1 Profits Grow
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Revenues were $9.0B, down 5.9% from 1Q02; net income was $571M ($0.73 per share), up from a net loss of $975M ($1.32 per share) in 2002

Lucent Q2 Loss Narrows
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Revenues increase 16% sequentially to $2.4B; net loss is reduced to $351M ($0.14 per share) from last year's $495M ($0.16 per share)

Bell Canada Picks Cramer
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Bell Canada to deploy Cramer’s suite of inventory and provisioning automation software

BT Sticks With Telehouse
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

BT Americas signs 3-year collocation renewal with Telehouse's Broadway Center in downtown New York City

Telecom Americas Picks Tecnomen
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

Tecnomen to deliver voicemail systems and upgrades to Telecom Americas' operators in Brazil

TeliaSonera Sells Cable TV Biz
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2003

TeliaSonera to sell com hem AB, Sweden's largest cable operator, to EQT Northern Europe for 2,150M Swedish Kronor (US$258.4M)

Encore Beefs Up VPN Line
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Encore Networks boosts its Bandit VPN product line with the Bandit-Plus, a high-performance, multi-service IP+legacy VPN host solution

Extreme Wins in Catholic School
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Dufferin-Peel Catholic School District Board selects high-performance Ethernet from Extreme Networks to connect 122 schools

CoSine Wins Sprint Canada Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Sprint Canada selects CoSine Communication's IPSX 9500 to reduce costs and power next-generation Internet services

Tellabs Adds Two Directors
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Bo Hedfors and Michael Lavin elected to Tellabs' board of directors; stockholder proposal for annual election of directors passed

KPN Repays BellSouth
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

BellSouth receives $1.5B in early, full repayment of the loan it extended to KPN as part of their restructuring agreement

UTStarcom Ups China Telecom Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

UTStarcom signs IP-based PAS expansion contract valued at $30M with China Telecom Yunnan Province

Corning Q1 Loss Beats Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Corning sales increased sequentially to $746M, for a net loss of $205M ($0.17 per share), but that's still better than expected

Vitesse Reports Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Vitesse Semiconductor revenues were $40.2M, down 4.5% from last year, but GAAP net loss narrowed to $25.1M ($0.12 per share) from $44.4M

CoSine Announces Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

CoSine Communications reports revenues of $2.2M, for a GAAP net loss of $8.9M ($0.91 per share)

AFC Posts Q1 Profits
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Advanced Fibre Communications revenues were $80.5M, up slightly year-over-year, for net income of $8.3M ($0.10 per share)

MetaSwitch Wins Yukon 'Bake-Off'
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Yukon Telephone selects MetaSwitch's VP3500 following independent 'bake-off' of four next-generation Class 5 switches

Network Photonics Closes
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Effective today, Network Photonics is closing, returning its remaining $30M in cash to its investors, and starting to liquidate

Ingate, Quick Eagle Team on VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Ingate Systems and Quick Eagle Networks team to provide robust, end-to-end VPN solution for small and medium businesses

Somera Scores Rural Hat Trick
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Somera to supply equipment and services for rural carriers Carolina West Wireless, Illinois Valley Cellular, and Ramcell of Kentucky

SeeBeyond Selects Infonet
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Infonet Services Corp. to provide worldwide network to support SeeBeyond's employees, partner organizations, and over 1,800 clients

FNC Wins SBC Business
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

SBC Services to install Fujitsu next-generation Flashwave 4500 optical transmission platform to provide Sonet and Ethernet

Sonus Sells 20M Shares
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Sonus Networks completes public offering of 20 million shares of common stock at $3.05 per share

Cisco Hits 0.5M Career Certifications
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Cisco reaches milestone with half a million certifications issued under its Career Certifications Program

AT&T LA Advances Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

AT&T Latin America moves forward with voluntary Chapter 11 filing in the US, gives preliminary guidance on 1Q03 performance

Tyco Supplies Norwegian Space Center
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Tyco picked by a Norwegian Space Centre subsidiary to supply an undersea cable system linking the island of Svalbard with the mainland

NEC America Debuts IP Phones
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

NEC America launches the Aspire Key Telephone System, a line of IP-enabled telephony gear for small, medium businesses

Marvell Cable Tester Gets Traction
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Marvell announces widespread industry adoption of its Virtual Cable Tester technology in Gigabit Ethernet client and switch applications

3SAE Distributes Ericsson in NA
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Ericsson Network Technologies appoints 3SAE Technologies as its authorized distributor throughout North America

Arris Intros Cable Modem
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Arris announces the general availability of the next model of the Touchstone cable modem, the Docsis 2.0-certified CM450A

Sycamore Supports GMPLS, OIF
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Sycamore expands flexibility of the SN 16000 intelligent optical switch with GMPLS protocols and OIF User-to-Network Interface 1.0

Verizon Reports Solid Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Demand for wireless, long distance, DSL, and bundles drives earnings of $3.9B ($1.41 per share) on slightly lower revenues of $16.3B

Select Connect Deploys Taqua's OCX
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

OCX enables Mississippi-based communications provider to offer facilities-based voice services and expand into Alabama and Tennessee

Lucent Retirees Band Together
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

The Lucent Retirees Organization, now with over 3,000 members, will work to prevent any further erosion of pensions and benefits

Infineon Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Infineon reports revenues of €1.48B, up 13% from last year, but net loss widened to €328M (€0.45 per share) from just €108M last year

Lucent to Install, Support Corrigent
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Corrigent Systems announces agreement with Lucent Worldwide Services to provide installation and support services for CM-100 deployments

Riverstone Names Chairman, Acting CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2003

Riverstone Networks names Romulus Pereira as chairman and acting CEO, as the company searches for a permanent chief

eXchange @ 200 Paul Wins Customers
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

eXchange @ 200 Paul wins five new customers for its colocation services in the last month

TimesTen Upgrades Software
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

TimesTen raises the bar for real-time infrastructure software with the launch of TimesTen version 5.0

Sprint Posts Profit, Drops Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Q1 operating income of $604M improved 17% from last year on slightly lower revenues; revenues targeted to decline 6% to 7% for next year

FairPoint Acquires Rural Telco
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

FairPoint Communications to acquire substantially all of the assets and operations of Community Service Telephone for $31.2M in cash

Vitesse Debuts 24-Port GigE Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Vitesse announces Stapleford, the industry's first integrated 24-port Gigabit Ethernet switch IC available for production

Aeluros Launches 10-Gig XAUI PHY
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

...but 'Puma' sounds sooo much cooler

Broadband Services Manages Assets
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Broadband Services Inc. to focus on Asset Management solutions for meeting the free cash flow needs of cable system operators

Vina Technologies Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Vina Technologies revenues were $2.7M, down from $6.4M last year, but net loss narrows to $2.8M ($0.05 per share) from $41.1M in 1Q02

Centillium Boasts 1000-Channel VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Centillium's Entropia III supports more than 1,000 VOIP channels on a single chip, with the industry's lowest power consumption

Equant Uses CoSine for VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Equant has expanded its use of CoSine Communications' IPSX 3500 to support its latest access option, the Network-Based Internet Gateway

Yankee: Wave Services are the Future
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Yankee Group anticipates wavelengths as the future of network-based transport services

Cisco Targets Small Businesses
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Cisco Systems unveils four technology solutions tailored for small and medium-sized businesses

Qwest Provides Voice to Minnesota
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Qwest Communications awarded two-year Centron voice-services contract, estimated at $22M, from the State of Minnesota

Liberate Hires New Leadership
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Liberate Technologies names new president of Liberate International, new CTO, and VPs of iTV engineering and intellectual property

BT, Tazz Team on IP Services
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

BT Ignite and Tazz Networks collaborate on 'BT Transform,' a services platform based on IP and VPN technologies

Lucent Builds Out Shandong Unicom
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Lucent to build a network for China Unicom's Shandong sub using its LambdaUnite MultiService Switch and Metropolis ADM MultiService Mux

LayerOne Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

LayerOne names Brandon Freeman, its COO and cofounder, as president and CEO, replacing Alexander Muse

Polycom, Packeteer Videoconference
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Polycom and Packeteer partner to provide improved videoconferencing performance over IP networks

Newport Invests $3.5M in NEXX
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Newport invests $3.5M for 19.9% of NEXX Systems, a producer of flip-chip processing equipment for back-end semiconductor manufacturing

Sony Invests ¥200B in Semi Fab
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Sony to sink ¥200B (US$1.66B) over three years into semiconductor fabrication, to build chips with 65nm process on 300mm wafers

Fujitsu Develops Clock Generator
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Fujitsu creates a spread-spectrum clock generator system chip, featuring the world's lowest EMI and power-consumption levels

OpVista Appoints S&M VP
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

OpVista hires Ron Foster as VP of sales and marketing as it prepares to unveil a new optical transport product to cable providers

Avery Posts Big 2002 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Avery Communications reports full-year revenue of $40.5M for a net loss of $5.7M ($5.66 per share -- yeeowch!); plans stock split

Netli Offers Application Delivery
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Netli's NetLightning Application Delivery Network (ADN) service delivers sub-second response times to global Web applications

Indonesians Deploy Cisco IP Gear
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Indonesian mobile operator Excelcom completes deployment of advanced IP-enabled signaling endpoint powered by Cisco Systems

Laurel Takes 10-GigE to the Edge
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2003

Laurel Networks introduces 10-Gbit/s Sonet/SDH and Gigabit Ethernet physical interfaces for the ST200 service edge router

Golden Goes Russian, Hires Comrades
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2003

Golden Telecom merges two wholly-owned Russian subsidiaries, EDN Sovintel LLC and TeleRoss LLC, into one legal entity; hires some VPs

Ixia Increases Q1 Revs, Profits
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2003

Ixia revenues increase 22% to $18.8M for GAAP net income of $1.5M, or $0.02 per share, for its 20th consecutive quarter of profitability

Conexant Narrows Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2003

Conexant Q2 revenues grow 7% year-over-year to $158.4M; GAAP net loss shrank to $68.0M from $200.7M last year

FCC Rules SBC in Violation
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

FCC says SBC has violated conditions of the SBC/Ameritech Merger Order and section 251 of the Communications Act re: unbundling

Miner to Lead Intel Capital
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Intel executive vice president and president of Intel Capital Les Vadasz to retire; John Miner named president of Intel Capital

Citizens to Sell Vermont Electric Unit
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Citizens Communications to sell its Vermont Electric Division to Vt. Electric Power Company and Vt. Electric Cooperative for $25M in cash

Level 3's Diamond Steps Down
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Howard Diamond steps down as chairman of Level 3's Information Services Group; Charles C. "Buddy" Miller III to assume his role

RHK: Marconi Gains the Most Share
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Marconi gained 4% in the European optical networks market in 2002, the largest market share gain of any equipment vendor, says RHK

Nortel Wins in Hainan Province
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Hainan Telecom to extend data services and IP VPNs to over 20 cities and counties with Nortel Networks Passport multiservice switches

RBOC Capex to Drop 9% in 2003
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Infonetics Research's says RBOCs will spend $23.3B in 2003, a 9% drop from their 2002 capital expenditures

Canada Life Buys Into Fibernet
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Canada Life Marketing Group now holds 2,050,000 ordinary shares in Fibernet Group, about 3.3% of its issued ordinary share capital

Level 3 Puts Netravali on Board
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Former Lucent chief scientist and Bell Labs president Arun Netravali named to Level 3's board of directors

AT&T Outsources to Accenture
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

AT&T signs five-year, $500M deal to transfer credit, collections, and accounts receivable functions to Accenture, along with 45 employees

Synplicity Supports Xilinx FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Synplicity announces optimized support for Xilinx's new 90nm Spartan-3 FPGAs in its FPGA synthesis software

Cisco Focuses on Channel Partners
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Cisco offers new pricing structure, SMB technology solutions, channel leasing options, training courses, and partnering metric

Videotron Brings VOD to Quebec
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Groupe Archambault today launches video on demand on Videotron's digital platform

TeleCity Hires Ex-Storm Trooper
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

TeleCity appoints Josh Joshi, late of Arthur Andersen and Storm Telecommunications, as group finance director

Siemens Wins SAP Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Siemens Business Services manages SAP systems for Connect Austria (One) in a six-year, €5M outsourcing contract

Eircom Selects Portal's Billing
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

eircom, Ireland's largest telecom operator, picks Portal Software's Infranet to provide billing for new broadband residential services

Alcatel Enhances SDH Multiservice Box
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2003

Adds 10-Gbit/s interfaces and switching matrix, plus other functions, to the Alcatel 1660 SM

TranSwitch Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Tough times continue, with losses of $17.4 million on revenues of $4.1 million

Michigan Watchdog Pounds SBC
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Michigan Alliance for Competitive Telecommunications says its time for SBC to give Michigan the same service it gives Texas and Cali

Polycom Q1 Revenues Slip
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Revenues were $92.9M, down from $132.3M last year, for a GAAP net loss of $2.4M, or $0.02 per share

Redback Reports $24.9M Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Redback Networks posts Q1 revenues of $29.5M, for a GAAP net loss of $24.9M, or $0.14 per share

Molex Q3 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Revenues of $443.2M were up 8.5% from last year's Q3, for net income of $24.8M ($0.13 per share), but it didn't meet its guidance

Alltel Shuffles Managers
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Jeffrey Fox named group president of communications; chief information officer Mike Flynn named assistant to the CEO

Tollgrade Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Tollgrade Communications reports revenue of $14.5M and EPS of $0.03 per share for Q1, both a decline from last year's Q1

Broadcom Reports $69.7M Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Broadcom reports Q1 revenue of $327.5M, up 37.1% year-over-year, reducing its loss to $67.9M, or $.25 per share, on a GAAP basis

Net.com Boosts Q4 Revenue
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Network Equipment Technologies posts revenue of $33.8M, up 27% from last year, for a profit of $0.54M, or $0.02 per share

UTStarcom Reports Best Quarter Ever
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

UTStarcom reports record revenues of $330.5M and net income of $37.3M ($0.33 per share); raises 2003 guidance; wins at China Netcom

NetScreen Upgrades IDP
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

NetScreen offers a software upgrade for its intrusion detection and prevention (IDP) product line to protect from IM and P2P applications

SBC Dumps Bell Canada Shares
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

SBC Communications sells approximately 9 million shares of Bell Canada Enterprises in a block trade; no terms disclosed

Cramer Wins O2 Ireland
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

O2 Ireland has become the latest wireless operator to select Cramer's award-winning inventory management solution

Court Slaps BellSouth Competitor
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Judge enters injunction against Access Integrated Networks to stop confusing sales practices, per BellSouth's request

BigBand Goes to Asia/Pac
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

BigBand Networks establishes Asia/Pacific office; appoints Richard Chau, former Asia/Pac managing director for DiviCom, as VP and GM

APN Media Drops ISP Pricing
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

APN Media drops its premium ISP service to a fixed monthly rate of $14.95 per month for unlimited Internet access

Lucent Adds Board Member
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Lucent Technologies appoints Edward E. Hagenlocker, former vice chairman of Ford Motor Company, to its board of directors

Ipsum Networks Raises $6M
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Ipsum Networks wins $6M in venture funding, led by Rho Ventures, for its fault and service management solution for IP routed networks

Enterasys Acquires Tenor Assets
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Enterasys acquires Tenor Networks' advanced routing intellectual property; taps Tenor cofounder Leon Woo to lead engineering

SBC Enhances Multiservice Offerings
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

SBC Communications expands Multi-Service Optical Network offerings enable optical connectivity between up to eight metro locations

Centillium Adds VP/GM
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Centillium Comunications appoints Tony Shakib as vice president and general manager of its access and networking business units

Eumetsat Picks Equant IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Pan-European meteorological organization Eumetsat chooses Equant IP VPN solution to connect meteorlogical satellite stations

Oplink Schedules Q3 Report
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Oplink Communications will report its Q3 financial results following the close of the market on Thursday, April 24, 2003

AT&T Bridges Last Mile
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

AT&T introduces its High Performance Access Service to help eliminate reliance on local telephone companies for 'last mile' connections

Aurora Appoints COO
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Aurora Networks hires Kevin Canty, former VP of operations and planning for Applied Materials' metal deposition business unit, as COO

Ritter Picks Santera for Switching
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

CLEC Ritter Communications selects SanteraOne to provide both its data and Class 5 voice traffic on a single platform

ITXC Takes Foothold in India
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

ITXC estimates it carried 10% of all incoming phone-to-phone traffic to India in the first year following international LD deregulation

Optical Solutions, Taqua Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

LiteStream Technologies and Reedsburg Utility deploy integrated FTTH and Class 5 switching solution from Optical Solutions and Taqua

Nortel Adds Security to IP Telephony
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Nortel's Secure Telephony provides comprehensive security for VOIP; Nortel sets Q1 earnings call and shareholders' meeting

Input: Feds to Spend Big on IT
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Input says US Government spending on IT products and services will increase at a CAGR of 8.5% from $45.4B in 2003 to $68.2B 2008

SBC Changes Accounting Method
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

SBC Communications to move from the issue basis method to the amortization method for its directory advertising business

TeliaSonera Adopts Oracle Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

TeliaSonera coordinates IT platforms for customer support, product, delivery, and financial management with Oracle E-Business Suite

Lucent Finds Resellers for Switches
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Lucent taps four accredited resellers to sell new small switching offers for independent, rural, and small carriers in North America

GTP Takes IP Telephony to the Bar
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Manhattan law firm Hahn & Hessen deploys cutting-edge IP telephony solution with the help of Greenwich Technology Partners

Tellabs Lays Off as Q1 Sales Fall
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Tellabs reports Q1 sales of $223M for a net loss of $43M ($0.10 per share); will cut international work force by 665, or 14%

Easynet Launches Pan-Euro MPLS
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

Easynet launches e-WAN broadband MPLS VPN solution in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, and Switzerland

Corrigent Completes Osmine Process
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2003

They're inCorrigible!

Barbedwire Debuts Firewall
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Launches Minesweeper 2000X, a low-cost box based on Intel's platform and Cavium's security chip

Corrent Shows One-Chip VPN, Firewall
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Corrent becomes the first to deliver multifunctional security on a single card with its multi-gigabit VPN/firewall PCI card

Enterasys Names New President
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Former Marconi exec Mark Aslett joins Bill O'Brien's team

Teradyne Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Net loss of 41 cents per share but expected to decline, while revenues remain flat

Qwest to Reenter LD in Three States
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Qwest Communications receives unanimous FCC approval to reenter long-distance business in New Mexico, Oregon, and South Dakota

Newport Adds Board Members
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Newport adds Michael T. O'Neill and Peter J. Simone to its board of directors; William R. Rauth III resigns as a director

PacketFront Presents Training Program
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

PacketFront presents its True Broadband Network Training Programme to to secure the competence and knowledge of its customers

TI Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Texas Instruments reports revenue of $2.2B, up 2% sequentially and 20% from year ago, for net income of $117M, or $0.07 per share

Intel Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Intel reports revenue of $6.75B, down 6 percent sequentially but flat year-over-year, and earnings per share of $0.14 on income of $915M

Probe: Euro Data to Grow Healthily
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Probe sees enterprise data market in Western Europe growing at a CAGR of 15.5% between 2003 and 2008; IP VPN to surpass Frame Relay

Covad, New Edge Team on Broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Covad and New Edge Networks enter resale agreements enabling both to expand coverage areas DSL and T1 broadband services in the US

Raisio Extends Infonet Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Infonet to migrate Raisio Group's current network to a flexible MPLS IP VPN infrastructure to unify multiple sites in Europe and the US

TMF Unveils Latest NGOSS
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

TeleManagement Forum announces the availability of New Generation Operations Systems and Software (NGOSS) release 3.0 to its members

MetaSolv Joins Juniper OSS Program
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

MetaSolv Software becomes a 'Premium Partner' in Juniper Networks' OSS Alliance Program

Mangrove Systems Gets $20M
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Mangrove Systems receives over $20M from Bessemer Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Columbia Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank

AFC's Telliant 5000 Wins RUS listing
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Advanced Fibre Communications' Telliant 5000 Central Office Multiservice Platform listed by Rural Utilities Service

Velio Boosts Asia/Pac Distribution
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Velio expands its sales and distribution in Asia/Pacific markets through strategic partnership with Insight Meme

NetVmg Gets a FastStart
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

NetVmg's FastStart program simplifies route control and lowers entry cost; RackMy.com picks NetVmg's Flow Control Platform for data center

SingTel Uses P-Cube Gear
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Singapore’s largest broadband service provider selects P-Cube to provide peer-to-peer network congestion control solution

US LEC Passes 11,000 Customers
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Now surpassing 11,000 customers, US LEC has grown by over 46 percent in the twelvemonth ending March 31, 2003

Adtran Profits Swell in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Adtran's revenues rose to $86.2M from $83.3 in last year's first quarter; net income increased 143% to $10.5M ($0.27 per share)

EXi Telecoms Gets New CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

EXi Telecoms appoints founder and former CEO of OnCue Telecommunications Mark Ballett as chief executive officer

Barcelona Perfects 0.13µm Process
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Barcelona Design qualifies PLLs generated by its Miro Class 0.13µm PLL engine and targeted to Taiwan Semiconductor's 0.13µm process

Cisco Offers Stackable Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Cisco raises the bar in stackable switching with the introduction Catalyst 3750 Series with Cisco StackWise technology

Xilinx Partners for FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Xilinx announces complete third-party AllianceCORE IP support for new Spartan-3 platform FPGAs

TeleCable Goes Incognito
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Spain's TeleCable delivers tiered broadband services with Incognito Software's IP Commander Solution

SBC Offers LD in Nevada
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

SBC Communications wins FCC approval to bring long-distance service to Nevada, and guess what -- it's a victory for consumers!

Motorola Acquires Winphoria
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Motorola adds next-gen packet-based switching to wireless networking solutions portfolio with cash acquisition of Winphoria Networks

Vitesse Releases 10G Chipset
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Introduces multirate, multiprotocol transceiver, transimpedance amplifier (TIA) and EAM driver chipset

Verizon Goes Long in Maryland
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Verizon launches long-distance service in Maryland and Washington DC

KPN Improves Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Signs renegotiated three-year €1.5 billion credit facility with an extension option of one year taking the final maturity to April 2007

European DSL the Dearest
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

'DSL costs less in Seoul or San Francisco than in Sheffield or Seville'

Ntelos Reports 2002 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Virginia operator reports net loss of more than $500 million as it restructures and offers guidance for 2003

MPLS, Frame Relay Forums Merge
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

Membership of both groups vote unanimously to merge into one organization to be known as the MPLS/Frame Relay Alliance

Fujitsu to Upgrade Flag
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2003

To upgrade terminal station equipment on segments of the FLAG Europe- Asia submarine cable system

Cognigen Hires Sgroi
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Cognigen Networks names Tony Sgroi, former head of GlobalX's North American Carrier Division, as president of its resale division

AT&T LA Files for Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

AT&T Latin America continues restructuring; begins Chapter 11 process; continues to seek someone to buy or recapitalize the company

VisionNex Takes Wire One to China
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

VisionNex to resell Wire One's Glowpoint video communications service in China, enables IP-quality video calls between the US and China

IBM Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

IBM diluted EPS was $0.79, up 8% year-over-year, on revenues of $20.1B, up 11%

NetTest Intros GigE Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

NetTest introduces the CMA 5000 Multi-Layer Network Test Platform, to simplify analyzing and optimizing Gigabit Ethernet networks

eBiscom to Issue Bonds
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

FastWeb's Italian parent company seeks to raise E240 million through convertible bond issue to its shareholders

Ikanos Relocates
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Ikanos Communications moves to a larger facility in Fremont, Calif.

Panama Player Picks Portal
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Telecarrier launches voice services in Panama using Portal Software's Infranet billing solution

CIR: Access Worth $3B in '07
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

CIR sees U.S. optical access market growing from $2.1B in 2003 to just over $3B in 2007

Telution Adds LiquidCredit to OSS
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Fair Isaac's LiquidCredit application decisioning solution to provide advanced decision capabilities for Telution customers

DataPower Supports XKMS
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

DataPower announces XKMS (XML Key Management Specification) client support integrated with the DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway

Fujitsu Intros I/O Macros
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Fujitsu Microelectronics America releases SPI-4 I/O macro, providing point-to-point connectivity between physical and link layer devices

Vitria Bags Austrian Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Austria's UTA Telekom AG improves efficiency of customer relationship management with Vitria's BusinessWare flexible integration platform

Broadbus Hires CTO
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Tom Jokerst, former Charter Communications senior VP of advanced technology, joins Broadbus as chief technology officer

Luminous Appoints New CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Luminous Networks appoints Bruce Margetson, former CFO of Taviz Technologies and WorkCard, as its chief financial officer

TI Touts Cable Modem Certifications
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Thirteen cable modems based on Texas Instruments silicon and software achieve Docsis certification from CableLabs

Alex Forbes Picks Fibernet VPN
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Alexander Forbes deploys national end-to-end MPLS-based IP VPN solution from Fibernet for converged services

Xilinx Launches Spartan FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Xilinx combines 90nm and 300mm manufacturing technologies to set a price-density standard for programmable chips with Spartan-3 family

Actelis Creates Partner Program
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Actelis implements global channel partner program for its MetaLIGHT product family; signs distribution deal with Walker and Associates

F5 Fights Denial of Service
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

F5 Networks introduces new security features for denial-of-service protection and real-time application security in its BIG-IP products

Sonus Wins With Unefon
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Mexican carrier Unefon selects Sonus Networks to build out packet voice network to deliver access and enhanced voice services

Cambridge Broadband Wins in China
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Cambridge Broadband receives $2.6M order from DG Telecom for its VectaStar 3500 fixed wireless access technology

Motorola Buys Rest of Next Level
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Motorola completes cash tender offer for Next Level Communications, getting all outstanding shares of common stock at $1.18 per

Telcordia Upgrades its Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Enhanced, carrier-grade Telcordia softswitch version 3.1 now available with carrier solutions for hosted enterprise services

EU: France Fails Directive Test
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

European Commission calls for equal treatment for cable networks in the provision of telecommunications services in France

Sprint Displaces AT&T in Mississppi
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Sprint awarded three-year relay service contract from the State of Mississippi, replacing former contract holder AT&T

NEC Picks Agere NPU
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

NEC selects Agere Systems' network processor, traffic management chip solution for high-speed router family

Oracle Joins SAF
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

The Service Availability Forum adds Oracle as a contributing member

Broadcom Intros Security Accelerators
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Broadcom debuts two security accelerator cards designed to speed the processing of VPN cryptographic functions while off-loading CPU tasks

Extreme Switches Both Ways
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Extreme unveils 'Unified Access Architecture' for integration of wireless and wired data networking; rolls out dual-purpose switches

Inkra Does IDS
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Inkra Networks intros the 1500/S Virtual Service Switch, allowing enterprises to plug security holes and detect and eliminate attacks

DataPower Names CEO/President
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

DataPower Technology appoints former Cisco exec Jim Ricotta as its CEO and president; announces Larry D'Angelo as VP of sales

Furukawa Shrinks Fiber Splicer
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Furukawa Electric has developed the world's most compact and easy-to-use Optical Fibre Fusion Splicer, a palmtop device weighing just 980g

Juniper Passes Telcordia Test
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Juniper Networks completes interoperability testing with Telcordia's Network Configuration Manager in multi-vendor networks

Cypress Gets Micron's SRAMs
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

As Micron phases out production of its synchronous SRAM products worldwide, it agrees to transfer its inventory to Cypress Semi

Alloptic Reels In $35M
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Alloptic secures $35M in Series D funding, led by existing investors GMG Partners and Athenian Venture Partners

WorldCom Reorganizes, Becomes MCI
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

WorldCom files plan of reorganization and changes brand name to MCI; appoints Robert T. Blakely as CFO; moves HQ to Ashburn, Va.

F&S: Kiosk Market Needs Makeover
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Vendors must provide compelling business case for multimedia kiosks in Europe as market wavers, says Frost & Sullivan

Blue Coat Books on Security
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Blue Coat Systems and SANS Press will collaborate to create 'The Guide to Web Security,' an eBook authored by Jeffrey Hughes

TI Founder Green Dies
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Cecil Howard Green, one of the original founders of Texas Instruments and a renowned philanthropist, died at age 102 in La Jolla, Calif.

Veraz Hires Haque as Chairman
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Promod Haque, managing partner at Norwest Venture Partners, has been appointed as chairman of the board of Veraz Networks

Spirent, Cavium Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2003

Spirent's Avalanche and TeraVPN products to incorporate Cavium's Nitrox security processors to enable IPSec/SSL security testing

Covad Issues Q1 Preview
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Added over 35,000 net lines during the first quarter, bringing total lines in service on March 31, 2003, to more than 417,000

Consystant Closes
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Ross Ortega, President & CTO: '...couldn't bring in revenue fast enough to make the company self-sustaining'

Light Management Wins Patent
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Light Management Group awarded US patent 6,539,132 for an acousto-optical switch for fiber optic lines

Greenwich Sells VOIP System
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Greenwich Technology Partners has deployed a comprehensive, company-wide IP telephony solution for Hahn & Hessen, a New York law firm

Pletronics Offers Oscillators
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Pletronics offers low jitter CMOS, PECL, and LVDS output oscillators for 10-Gig Fibre Channel applications

Probe: VOP Thrives
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Voice-over-packet fared better than most new technologies in the telecom sector in 2002, according to a Probe Research report

Senators Seek to 'Can Spam'
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduce CAN-SPAM bill, designed to protect consumers from unsolicited commercial emails

Verso Scores With Aksh
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Aksh Broadband has selected Verso's Clarent Edge Access and PSTN Access Softswitch solutions for its new broadband network in India

FiberNet, Logicworks Team Up
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

To jointly deliver collocation and metro Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel transport services

DSL.net Buys TalkingNets Assets
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Acquisition of TalkingNets' assets will provide platform for integrated local and long-distance voice/data services

Cisco Completes Okena Buy
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Has completed the acquisition of privately-held Okena, a next-generation network security software developer

Connexn Displays Its Dashboard
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Ntelos served as a development partner for the Performance Dashboard. Can these people please buy a vowel?

SGI Wins in India
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

I-Spatial selects SGI to deliver broadband media services across India for the world's largest convergence delivery network

Sotas Gets Cavalier
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Cavalier Telephone has selected Sotas's AuditWave billing solution and SecureWave fraud management application

CIR Issues FTTx Report
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Municipalities and independent telcos seen to drive growth of the FTTH market rather than the ILECs and MSOs

ITXC Rejects IDT Approach
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

International VOIP carrier spurns takeover advance from rival IDT, saying the offer is 'totally unacceptable'

IDT Makes Offer For ITXC
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2003

Service provider IDT offers to acquire VoIP carrier ITXC in a stock transaction that IDT says offers a 15 percent premium on current share value

Sorrento Reports Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Q4 revenues increased 52% sequentially to $8.4M, but net loss worsened to $7.5M ($8.42 per common share), up 8% sequentially

Connexn Intros Performance Dashboard
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Real-time process management tool enables service providers to analyze, monitor, and modify operations based on actual performance

Lightwaves2020 Intros CWDM
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Lightwaves2020 announces a compact, affordable CWDM module with very low insertion loss

Foundry Preannounces Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Foundry Networks expects revenues of $89.0M to $91.0M, compared to $86.7M in the previous quarter, for EPS of $0.09 to $0.11

Juniper Reports 'Solid' Quarter
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Juniper Networks reports net revenues of $157.2M, up 29% from last year, for GAAP net income of $3.7M, or $0.01 per share

ISC RIP, Now IPCC
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

International Softswitch Consortium shifts focus, changes its name to the International Packet Communications Consortium

Capella Photonics Raises $7M
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Startup raises $7M in Series B financing; BCE Capital joins the board of directors

Anritsu Intros IP Network Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Anritsu introduces lightweight IP network analyzer that meets service providers' stringent portability requirements

Nokia Networks Pink-Slips 1,800
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Nokia's infrastructure arm will cut up to 1,100 in Finland, the rest from other countries, from R&D, operations, S&M, and support functions

Alcatel Sells DSL Gear to BellSouth
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Alcatel's 7300 ASAM Digital Subscriber Line platform enables BellSouth to offer 100% central office DSL coverage in South Carolina

EDB Telesciences Acquires Incatel
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

EDB Telesciences strengthens its international profile with the acquisition of Incatel AS for NOK 85.7M (US$11.75M)

Ixia Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Massoud Entekhabi, a managing director at TL Ventures, joins Ixia's board of directors

Looking Glass Lights Up Grande
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Grande Communications has selected Looking Glass to provide lit bandwidth for its Dallas, Houston, and Los Angeles networks

Wire One Schedules Q1 Report
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Wire One plans to announce Q1 revenue from continuing operations of about $20M on its May 1 conference call and Webcast

Catena Names President/CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Catena Networks names cofounder Jim Hjartarson as president and CEO

FBI Clears MetaSwitch for Spying
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

The FBI confirms that MetaSwitch's Class 5 Switch complies with its specs for allowing them to perform electronic surveillance

LNG Hires PWC as Advisor
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

LNG Holdings, parent company of LambdaNet, brings in PricewaterhouseCoopers to advise on business development and funding

UK ISP Hooks Up With Level 3
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Level 3 to provide dedicated Internet access services to PlusNet Technologies via its (3)CrossRoads wholesale IP transit service

YES Says Yes to Convergys
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Israeli satellite operator YES offers new services and enhances customer care with latest version of Convergys's billing product

Intec Adds Billing Links
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2003

Intec launches InterconnecT Inter-linK, a fully automated reference data interface to the InterconnecT billing system

Sprint President/COO Steps Down
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Ronald T. LeMay, president and chief operating officer, is leaving the company effective today

NMS Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

NMS Communications revenues were $20.8M, down 26.2% from last year's quarter, but net loss narrowed to $11.6M ($0.32 per share)

Sonus Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Sonus Networks revenues increased 27% sequentially to $16.0M; net loss narrows to $4.4M, or $0.02 per share

AMCC Restructures, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

AMCC to ditch business unit structure and reorganize along functional lines; will cut 31% of its workforce by the end of the year

Ciena to Acquire WaveSmith
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Ciena announces intent to acquire WaveSmith in a $158M stock transaction, adding multiservice switching to its portfolio

Moto's Next Level Offer to Expire
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Motorola's tender offer to acquire all the shares of Next Level Communications that it does not already own will expire on Friday

VSK Intros 10-Gig Receiver
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

VSK Photonics is now shipping a high-performance 10-Gbit/s Linear Receiver Module targeted at applications using EDC

Andrew Signs Amp Deal With Lucent
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Andrew renews agreement to supply Lucent with RF power amplifiers, extending the term to the end of fiscal year 2006

Sentito Scores First Customers
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

HiTec Networks and OneNet to deploy SIP-based voice and data services using Sentito's New End Office converged switching solution

Bankrupt Carriers Dodge Price Wars
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

With consolidation proceeding and prices stabilizing, TeleGeography thinks the long-haul bandwidth industry may finally be reaching bottom

Verizon Touts Florida Focus
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Verizon invests $241M to boost service reliability and digital capacity in Florida

AT&T Trims Management Fat
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Chris Rooney replaces Ken Sichau as head of sales; Reed Harrison replaces Frank Ianna as head of network engineering and operations

Easynet Takes MPLS IP Anywhere
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Easynet's MPLS IP Anywhere to provide flexible remote working and VPNs to corporate networks using any end-user access technology

Small Businesses Dig Wire One
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Wire One's Glowpoint videoconferencing service reports higher volume use by small and medium businesses and organizations in Q1

Tut Wraps Up Hotel Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Deal with Concord Hospitality Enterprises gives Tut Systems its 30th Expresso Internet system installation: a condo made of stone-a

Shaw Reduces Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Q2 revenue rose 12.1% Y/Y to CDN521.4M (US$355.5), narrowing the loss to CDN$19.7M ($0.13 per share) from last year's CDN$78.0M

CoSine Announces Q1 Call
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

CoSine Communications to issue its first quarter financial results and host a live audio Web broadcast on April 22, 2003

US LEC Back on Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

US LEC Corp. approved for relisting on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol 'CLEC' effective April 10, 2003

BellSouth Takes Services to the Bank
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

BellSouth selected by Fidelity National Bank to provide long distance service for 22 Atlanta locations

Vodafone Nabs More of Libertel
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Vodafone now owns 98.2% of Vodafone Libertel, and it intends to initiate a 'squeeze-out procedure' in order to acquire 100%

TeliaSonera Smooches With HP
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

TeliaSonera Finland and HP strengthen cooperation in sales, marketing, and service production for outsourcing and managed services

O2 Picks MetaSolv's Activation Solution
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

O2 selects MetaSolv's service and subscriber activation solution to support mobile data services growth in the UK

Qwest to Upgrade Utah Network
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Qwest wins five-year contract to upgrade statewide Utah Education Network with its GeoMax high-speed networking solution

KPN Takes EuroRings to Germany
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

KPN launches its EuroRings international data and IP services in Germany, establishing points of presence in 20 cities

Caspian Intros Router
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Caspian Networks introduces Apeiro flow-based router for service provider networks, featuring ATM-equivalent QOS over IP

Procket Announces Routers
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Procket announces the first two products in PRO/8000 High-Availability Router Series and the PRO/1 IP networking software

Sagitta Sells a Connector Machine
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Applied Fiber Telecommunications of Albany, Georgia, has placed an order for a Gemini-Cx machine to manufacture fiber optic connectors

Marconi, Riverstone Team on Metro
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Announces partnership to deliver carrier-class metro Ethernet solutions to telecommunications carriers around the world

France Telecom Exec Named APNIC Chair
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Akinori Maemura, a senior manager in FT's Networks and Carriers division, named chair of the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre

ADC Bags 2 Europe Deals
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Wins Cuda CMTS order from Monet in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Cuda 12000 IP Access Switch order from Vialis in France

Kamelian Gets $6.7M Second Round
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

A new investor, Japan's Hoya Corp., joins existing investors in UK startup specializing in hybrid optical components

Broadband Gateways Growing Strong
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2003

Worldwide broadband gateway revenue hit $645M in 2002 with 7.5M units shipped, thanks to a boom in wireless gateways, says Infonetics

Arris Closes Atoga Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

What more do you need to know?

Inphi Intros Two TIA/LIAs
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Inphi announces two new integrated transimpedance/limiting amplifiers (TIA/LIAs) with power dissipation as low as 100 milliwatts

Honda Unveils SFP Connectors
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Honda introduces SFP hardware for attaching copper or fibre optic pluggable transceivers and cable assemblies into host equipment

Avici Gets Another New Sales Boss
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Avici names former Celox Networks VP of worldwide sales Chris Koeneman as VP of worldwide sales and service

New Edge Gets Hotel Broadband Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

New Edge Networks inks deal with LodgeNet Entertainment to install and maintain high-speed broadband connections at hotels

Zarlink Touts Tiny Timing Module
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Zarlink's ZL30462 timing module for high-speed line cards sets benchmarks for performance, flexibility, and size

TMT Delves Into Jungo
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

TMT chooses Jungo's CableHome-based OpenRG Residential Gateway software for coaxial home networking and MDU/MTU access systems

AT&T Teams With Siebel
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

AT&T, Siebel Systems to collaborate on delivering managed services and eBusiness applications

Cisco Adds MPLS, ATM Features
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

New interfaces on Cisco's 12000 Series IP/MPLS routers allow carriers to integrate both core and edge functions onto one platform

NEC to Resell Overture Worldwide
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

NEC to represent, sell, support Overture's ISG 5000, a unique metro edge platform that enables Ethernet, voice, data, video services

Galazar Secures $15.4M
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Galazar Networks attracts CDN$22.7M (US$15.4M) in Series B financing from investors including Goldman Sachs

Level 3 Enhances Satellite Comms
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Level 3 teams with PanAmSat to enhance global delivery of satellite video and data via unique hybrid satellite/fiber solution

Nokia Does Intrusion Protection
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

RealSecure integrates Nokia's network security appliance with Internet Security Systems' network intrusion protection technology

Tiscali Connects to Band-X Exchange
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Tiscali International Network connects to the Band-X IP Transit Exchange using Gigabit Ethernet with 1 Gbit/s of capacity available

Global Switch Plays Host to Mistral
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Mistral Internet signs an agreement with Global Switch to house its main enterprise hosting centre in the company's London campus

AudioCodes Buys Nortel's UAS
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

AudioCodes to acquire UAS Product Group from Nortel and serve as its exclusive supplier for Universal Audio Server for three years

Syndesis Goes Mobile
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Syndesis launches NetDiscoverMobile, its first wireless offering

Corvis Announces Q1 Call
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Corvis will release its financial results for the first quarter, ended March 29, 2003, after the market closes on April 29, 2003

Aventail Secures PocketPCs
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Aventail announces the first SSL VPN to support full enterprise-readiness application access on a PocketPC

Newport Boosts Lambda Commander
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Newport's new Lambda Commander LC9500 programmable spectral processor features built-in ASE broadband light source

Exar Intros 14-Channel LIUs
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Exar announces 14-channel T1/E1/J1 long-haul/short-haul line interface units (LIUs), reducing OEM costs and design complexity

Ericsson CEO Names New Team
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

New President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg today named the members of his corporate management team, effective immediately

Fortinet Furnishes Firewall Manager
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Fortinet launches the FortiManager System, an integrated management and monitoring tool for large enterprises and service providers

Entrada Intros CWDM for SANs
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2003

Entrada Networks announces Silverline-CWDM-400 with 20 Gbit/s throughput at the National Association of Broadcasters convention

Transpacific to Lead Submarine Revival
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Pioneer Consulting says the trans-Pacific market serving the Asia/Pacific region will lead the revival in submarine cable construction

Net Insight Upgrades Broadcast OS
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Net Insight releases the third generation of its NimOS software platform for media broadcasters and triple-play providers

Packet Design Boosts Route Explorer
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Adds support for multiple OSPF areas and proactive route analysis to Route Explorer; chosen as route analytics provider for N+I's eNet

Optiwave Models Waveguides
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Optiwave releases 10th anniversary edition of OptiBPM waveguide modeling software

Luminous Gets China VP
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Luminous Networks opens new sales and support office in Beijing, names Ping Sun as vice president of operations for Luminous China

SwXtch Gets Switching Patent
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

SwXtch receives Notice of Allowance for US Patent on 'Layer 1 Packet Switching'

Insight Picks Arris Modems
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Insight Communications orders Arris's Touchstone CM 300 cable modems for use in its high-speed data business

VocalTec Tops Indian VOIP League
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Research group iLocus estimates that VocalTec owns 83% market share for international LD traffic over VOIP gateways in India

Redux Joins MEF
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Fabless chip manufacturer Redux Communications joins the Metro Ethernet Forum

OIF Interop Demo Gets High Marks
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

OFC attendees rate the Optical Internetworking Forum's live interoperability demo a huge success

Verizon Hires Government Guy
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Peter Davidson joins Verizon as senior VP for federal government relations, international regulatory and legal policy matters

Alcatel Uses Montavista Linux
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Alcatel to use MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition for next-generation telecommunications products

Harmonic Manages Digital Service
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Harmonic simplifies DTV infrastructure control and monitoring, maximizes bandwidth efficiency with first digital service management solution

Network Associates Buys Entercept
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Network Associates to acquire Entercept Security Technologies and its intrusion protection technology for $120M in cash

Axcel Photonics Intros Laser Diodes
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Axcel Photonics adds multi-mode, broad-area laser diode product line to its portfolio

Extreme Posts Disappointing Revenues
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Extreme Networks saw net revenue of $85.2M in Q3, down from $90.2M in Q2, for a net loss of $7.6M ($0.07 per share)

Agere Releases Nano Chip
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Agere Systems delivers world's first production-qualified communications chip using low-k dielectric, 130nm technology

Lucent Picks Vitesse's Timestream
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Vitesse Semiconductor's Timestream family of metro ICs deployed in Lucent Technologies' Metropolis DMX Access Multiplexer

ADC Shows DTV Gear at NAB
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

ADC features broadcast and entertainment products, including the new ProPatch system and high-performance connector offerings, at NAB 2003

Risc Technology Puts on Blue Coat
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Risc Technology to distribute Blue Coat's Web security appliances in the key 'Old Europe' markets of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands

Broadcom Offers Option Exchange
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Broadcom announces program offering a voluntary stock option exchange for its employees

C-COR Teams for Video Transport
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

C-COR and Leitch team on video transport and switching at NAB 2003; C-COR and Evertz to exhibit high-quality HDTV transport solutions

Octasic Offers Echo Cancellation Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Octasic announces availability of industry's highest-density echo cancellation and voice quality enhancement chips

Riverstone Intros Low-Cost 10GigE
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Riverstone intros the first Layer 3 switch to deliver wire-speed 10-Gigabit Ethernet switching and routing for $9,995 per port

Comptel and Accenture Form Alliance
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Duo to jointly offer mediation, provisioning solutions; Accenture to acquire Comptel telecom consulting business in outsourcing deal

Extreme Goes GigE With Triumph
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Extreme unveils Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for its BlackDiamond chassis-based switch, based on its new third-gen Triumph chipset

Am-Beo Expands Team, Locations
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Am-Beo expands global presence with a sales team based in Denver, led by Brian Archer; Chakib Achour to lead European business development

BT Rebrands and Re-Ignites
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

UK incumbent to introduce new logo over three-year period and renames its Ignite business unit as BT Global Services

Fibernet Releases Interim Results
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Revenue growth increasing due to strong order intake in H2, reducing loss before tax to £3.2M

Broadmargin Scores $21M
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Broadmargin secures $21M private equity investment from ABS Capital Partners and Concert Capital Partners

eBiscom Reports Preliminary Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

eBiscom revenues rise to over €100M for the first time, up over 55% from the same period last year, with EBITDA positive at over €12M

IDT Processor Embeds Security
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

The company's latest 32-bit MIPS processor includes acceleration for IPSec

Nauticus Launches DC Switches
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2003

Nauticus Networks introduces family of intelligent switches to optimize, protect, and improve the availability of data centers

Level 3 Exits Genuity Hosting Business
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Level 3 will exit the managed hosting portion of the business it acquired from Genuity and move customers to Computer Sciences Corp.

S&P Examines Euro Telcos
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Standard & Poor's says more conservative financial policies and business strategies are the key to improving European telco's credit

Stockholders Sue ADC
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Law Offices of Marc S. Henzel files class action lawsuit charging ADC Telecommunications with violations of federal securities laws

Linmor Reports Q4 Loss, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Linmor expects Q4 revenue of about $130,000, for a loss of $1.6M; trying to staunch the bleeding, it will cut 19% of its staff

Fiberxon Unveils SFP Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Fiberxon 'recently will release' four CWDM SFP transceivers with digital diagnostic monitoring function and two other SFP transceivers

Robertson Stephens Sued Over Sycamore
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Class action lawsuit filed against Robertson Stephens on behalf of Sycamore shareholders who felt deceived about its Sirocco acquisition

Lumics Debuts Pump Laser
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Lumics introduces pump laser modules with the new, ultra-low bending loss Corning Puremode fiber for use in amplifiers

Xilinx, Cook Intro SDV Board
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Xilinx and Cook Technologies announce Serial Digital Video board for demonstrating and testing high-bandwidth video comms channels

Giga: NetScreen Cheaper Than Software
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2003

Giga Information Group study finds NetScreen security solutions outperform legacy, software-based products in cost of ownership

Metromedia Sells Russian Assets
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Metromedia International to sell certain Russian assets to Adamant in exchange for $58.6M of its 10.5% senior discount notes and $5M cash

CompTel Appoints CEO Council
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Competitive Telecommunications Association names 27 execs as charter members of its CEO Council, which will meet three times a year

Don Scifres Joins Santur Board
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Former co-chair and chief strategy officer of JDS Uniphase Don Scifres joins board of Santur as an outside director

BlazePhotonics Debuts Hollow Fiber
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

BlazePhotonics releases the world’s first commercial hollow core photonic bandgap fiber for applications at 800nm and 1065nm

Optical Solutions Wins in Montana
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Big Sky Communication & Cable and Optical Solutions to deploy FTTH broadband services to Ironwood planned community in Montana

Arris Enables PacketCable VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Arris has successfully completed 52 VOIP and high-speed data trials worldwide with Docsis 1.1-certified and PacketCable-based products

GTP Turns a Profit in Q4
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Greenwich Technology Partners posts fourth quarter revenues of $7.5M, up 6% from the prior quarter, for a positive EBITDA

Vitesse Intros Repeater/Retimer
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Vitesse targets low signal amplitude and high jitter in Fibre Channel and GigE applications with next-gen VSC7142 Dual Repeater/Retimer

NEC Electronics Intros Switches
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

NEC Electronics (Europe) presents two DPDT (Double-Pole Double-Throw) GaAs switches designed for high-level wireless comms applications

Global Networks, Teleglobe Roam
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Wireless data infrastructure provider Global Networks signs a wireless global roaming service agreement with Teleglobe

StockerYale Wins Anonymous Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

StockerYale awarded a $412,000 order for advanced imaging systems from a 'disc drive industry leader,' but they won't say who

Axiom Launches 'Organic' OSS
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Axiom launches world’s first 'point of need' solution for predictive provisioning, promising greater ROI and improved network utilization

Nortel Wins With Czechs, Spaniards
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Contactel deploys Nortel's Succession for packet voice; Spain's Castille and Leon region offers eGovernment services using Nortel IP

Reality Wireless Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Convergence Communications CTO William Levan to join Reality Wireless Networks' board of advisors

Sprint Serves Jefferies Globally
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Investment bank / securities firm Jefferies & Company selects Sprint for secure worldwide ATM network

BT Cuts DSL Wholesale Prices
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Technological breakthroughs and reduced costs could push broadband penetration to nearly 90% of UK homes, says BT

Analysys: Euro Fixed Spending Waning
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Fixed networks spending growth in Western Europe will decrease from 4.1% for 1998-2002 to 1.6% for 2002-7, according to Analysys

Giguere Joins SR Telecom
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Claude Giguere, former head of sales and marketing for Nortel's Optical Systems Group to lead SR Telecom's global sales

C&W Enters Renaissance Period
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Cable & Wireless will provide a managed private line between Moscow and London for Renaissance Capital, in a $300,000, three-year deal

Ixia Tests VPLS Interop
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2003

Ixia provides testing to demonstrate VPLS and Layer 2 Martini interoperability among a number of leading network equipment vendors

VocalData Talks Up VOIP Capabilities
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

VocalData interoperates with SS8 networks; wins new VOISS deployments; supports SIP, MGCP and SCCP with new models

Net Insight Helps Transmit the War
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Critical live war news transmitted by Net Insight's Nimbra platform, an optical fiber-based broadband solution

Network Associates Buys IntruVert
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Network Associates to acquire IntruVert Networks for $100M in cash, scoring some much-needed intrusion protection technology

Earthlink Buys Back Shares From Sprint
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

EarthLink purchases nine million shares of its common stock from Sprint for $53.1M

Verizon Expands Directories
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Verizon SuperPages to launch comprehensive directories for greater Atlanta as part of nationwide expansion

Tellium Shakes Up the Board
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Tellium names Kathleen Perone, Gerald Gorman, and Bart Shigemura to the board to replace its five resigning directors

FCC Increases Long Distance Fee
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Following recent rate increases by major long distance carriers, the FCC increases the Universal Service Fund fee from 7.28% to 9.1%

Dynegy Refinances Debt
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Dynegy completes $1.66 billion bank refinancing; existing maturities extended to 2005

Broadcom Gets Microtune Investigated
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

US International Trade Commission commences investigation of Microtune based on Broadcom's allegations of unfair trade practices

TeliaSonera to Cut Staff
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

400 will be lost in Finland plus an untold amount in Sweden, but they can't decide whether it's an 'efficiency measure' or a 'redundancy'

KPN Chooses Nortel for 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

KPN selects Nortel Networks OPTera Long Haul DWDM equipment for 10-Gigabit service on its international network

NorthStar Teams with Digital Lightwave
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

NorthStar Communications and Digital Lightwave announce alliance to provide bundled services to high-performance fiber optic networks

BellSouth Details Accounting Changes
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

BellSouth updates historical financial statements on its Website to reflect the impact of previously announced accounting changes

ADC Expands Indian Operations
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

ADC expands its billing and customer care operations in Bangalore, India

Xilinx Intros DSP IP Cores
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Xilinx streamlines software-defined radio and digital comms design with 16 new and enhanced digital signal processing IP cores

Citystars Installs Cisco's AVVID
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Citystars installs Cisco-based IP communications network infrastructure across Cairo's $600M Heliopolis development

SSE Acquires Neos for £13.4M
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Neos acquired by Scottish and Southern Energy PLC as part of its telecommunications portfolio in a £13.4M (US$21.0M) deal

C&W Sells Euro Businesses
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

IP-eYe to buy C&W's domestic businesses in Northern Europe; Smart Telecom to buy the C&W's domestic business in Switzerland

F&S, IPCC Make Noise at VON
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Frost & Sullivan teams with the International Packet Communication Consortium just in time for the Voice On the Net 2003 conference

Scottish University Deploys Foundry
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

University of Strathclyde is first European academic institution to deploy 10-Gigabit Ethernet network technology

ADVA Signs BT to 3-Year Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

ADVA wins an additional three-year contract from BT for its Fiber Service Platform 500 systems for deployment of LAN extension services

Korean Banks Back Up With Ciena
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Daegu Bank and Busan Bank Korea utilize Ciena's Online Metro Multiservice DWDM Transport Platform for disaster recovery system

Copper Mountain Aims for Compliance
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Copper Mountain Networks' VantEdge Access BRAS to meet the stringent requirements of the DSL Forum's forthcoming WT-081 working text

Turin, LastMile Team on Access
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

LastMile teams with Turin Networks to deliver carrier-class, seamless optical metro and access solution

Data Connection Enhances SIP
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

DCL upgrades its SIP stack toolkit to add support for the latest IETF standards including RFC 3261 and related RFCs

Siemens Builds Wireless for AIS
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Siemens Information and Communication Mobile to build GPRS network for mobile operator Advanced Info Service in Thailand

ECI Sheds InnoWave
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

ECI Telecom completes the sale of its InnoWave subsidiary to Alvarion for about $20M

C&W Names CEO and COO
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2003

Caio says 'hello' to the CEO hotseat, while former Motorola man Loosemore is appointed COO

Finisar Acquires Genoa
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Finisar enters into a definitive agreement to acquire Genoa; closes its Demeter division; president and COO Dick Woodrow retires

Wire One Director Resigns
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Peter Maluso steps down as a member of the board of directors of Wire One Technologies to devote more time to other business activities

Probe Sees Optical Switch Upturn
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Though the optical switch market declined by 11% in 2002, Probe projects a revenue increase of 143% by 2007

SBC Illinois Promises Savings
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

SBC claims Illinois customers will see $33.4M a year in savings if the Illinois Commerce Commission approves the company's proposal

IMC to Debut Optical Ethernet Gear
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

IMC Networks will introduce Access EtherLinX and the second-gen FiberLinX optical Ethernet access devices at NetWorld+Interop 2003

AT&T Canada Completes Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

AT&T Canada successfully completes restructuring process and begins trading on TSX and Nasdaq

Veraz Creates Interoperability Program
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Veraz announces partnership program to promote best-of-breed open solutions for carriers

Lattice Picks Agilent Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Lattice Semiconductor selects Agilent Technologies' 93000 SOC Series to test advanced FPGA, FPSC, and XPLD products

Avici Narrows 2002 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Avici Systems revises its 2002 quarterly and full-year charges, resulting in a revised GAAP net loss of $64.8M, or $5.20 per share

Desperately Seeking Startups
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

New Edge is placing classified ads to find companies to acquire: 'Datacom provider seeks like-minded startup, no freaks or weirdos'

CorActive Intros Fibers
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

CorActive erbium-doped fiber enables cost reductions for EDFAs; attenuating optical fiber streamlines fixed attenuator production

Siemens Offers to Acquire Cycos
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Siemens ICN will make a public cash offer of €5.50 per share for all outstanding Cycos stock, for a total value of €42M

Sprint Goes Government Grade
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Sprint to intro new 'government-grade' IP network solution, meeting federal, state agencies' demanding security and performance needs

AT&T Offers Prepaid Web Content
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

AT&T launches AT&T PrePaid Web Cents service, enabling consumers to prepay for online digital content by purchasing specialty cards

Alltel Sells Financial Sevices Segment
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Alltel sells the financial services division of Alltel Information Services to Fidelity National for about $1.05B in cash and stock

Fortinet Achieves 10K Milestone
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Fortinet ships 10,000th FortiGate antivirus firewall system

Calix Gets New Operations VP
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Former Arista Networks president and CEO Roger Weingarth joins Calix as vice president of operations

Denmark Boasts Biggest Fiber Network
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Europe’s largest fiber optic connection is sited in Denmark, boasting 624 cables with a total capacity of 50 petabits per second

Adax Acquires RadiSys Division
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Adax acquires RadiSys' Signaling Gateway division, gaining the Savvi product line for SS7/IP switching, routing, tunneling, and backhaul

Brazilians Go Nuts for Portal
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Leading Brazilian ISP iG Brazil chooses Portal Software's Infranet convergent billing product for billing and customer care

GlobalX Reports January Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Global Crossing reported consolidated revenue of approximately $236M in January, for a consolidated net loss of $93M

Telution Manages Sigecom
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Utilicom Networks selects Telution’s COMX to enhance Sigecom's ordering, provisioning, billing, and customer service processes

Duncan Lewis Joins Carlyle
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Former GTS/Ebone CEO to assist in world domination schemes as senior advisor to the shadowy Carlyle Group's global telecom and media group

X2 MSA Ratifies 10-Gig Spec
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

X2 MSA group ratifies specification for 10-Gigabit pluggable optical transceivers, refining the XENPAK spec for a smaller form factor

EMC, Ciena Migrate Colt
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Colt moves its data center from Frankfurt to London, migrating 33TB via Fibre Channel over 1,200km with EMC and Ciena technology

Arbitrator Rules on Touch/Qwest
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Arbitrator finds that Touch America owes Qwest $59.6M plus interest, rather than the $100M Qwest had demanded; but can TAA pay?

Intec Enters China
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Intec breaks into the Chinese market with new InterconnecT billing contract with China Telecommunications Broadcast Satellite Corp.

Atlas Deploys Veraz in Romania
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Atlas Telecom Romania selects Veraz Networks' packet telephony solution for its next-generation fixed telephony services

ADC Wins DT Billing Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

ADC signs ten-year frame contract with Deutsche Telekom for DT to implement Singl.eView for convergent billing and customer management

Lumentis Interoperates for IP Services
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

Lumentis equipment has been successfully tested by an independent lab for interoperability for IP services with Cisco and Juniper equipment

SaskTel Goes Incognito for DSL
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

SaskTel selects Incognito's IP Commander broadband solution to provision high-speed Internet and digital TV over DSL

OFS Touts Gas Pipe Broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2003

OFS brings broadband access to Long Beach, California, through existing natural gas lines with new DuctSaver FX cable

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