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MCI Reports 2003, Gives 2004 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

MCI files audited financial statements for 2003 including net income of $22B, updates 2004 earnings guidance

Telindus Confirms 2004 Outlook
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Telindus confirms its target of 5% growth in revenues and a modest operating profit for 2004, based on its 9% increase of services in Q1

eBiscom, FastWeb Merger Approved
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Boards of eBiscom and FastWeb approve the merger of the two companies

Corvis Reduces Losses in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Net loss was $33.9M or $0.07 per share, down from a net loss of $47< or $0.12 per share in the year-ago quarter

Class Action Expanded for Nortel
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Complaint alleges Nortel caused shares to trade at artificially high levels through false and misleading financial statements

Finisar Acquires Infineon Fiber Optics Biz
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Finisar has agreed to acquire Infineon’s Fiber Optics Business Unit for 135M shares, valued at approximately $263M

AFS to Acquire Marietta Fibernet
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

American Fiber Systems signs MOU to acquire the operating assets of fiber optic transport business Marietta FiberNet for $12.2M in cash

Siemens Gets PacketCable Certificate
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

CableLabs awards Siemens ICN's Surpass hiQ 8000 softswitch the PacketCable 1.0 qualification as a call management server

Alcatel Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Alcatel reports operating income of €80M compared with a loss of €150M in 1Q03; net income was €134M or €0.10 per share

Occam Announces Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Occam Networks reports its revenue more than doubled in Q1 from $1.5M the previous year to $3.2M

Riverstone Reports Revenue Estimates
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Riverstone expects Q4 revenues of between $10.5M and $11.5M, compared with $9M estimated for Q3

Arris CMTS Gets Docsis 2.0 Certified
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2004

Arris receives CableLabs' Docsis 2.0 qualification for its Cadant C3 cable modem termination system

Nortel Names New Board Member
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Nortel appoints Dr. rer. pol. Manfred Bischoff to the board

OCPI Narrows Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Revenues were $15.9M, up 66.3% from last year, for a loss of $97,000 ($0.00/share), down from a loss of $1.7M ($0.02/share) in 2Q03

Nortel Declares Dividends
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Nortel's board declares a dividend on a couple of kinds of shares, the amount of which is determined by advanced calculus equations

Metalink Revenues Rise in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Revenues were $5.3M, up 49% from 1Q03, for a loss of $2.8M ($0.15/share), down from a loss of $3.4M ($0.18/share) last year

Finisar to Buy Infineon Fiber Optics Biz
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Finisar has agreed to acquire Infineon's Fiber Optics Business Unit, based in Munich, for 135 million shares of Finisar common stock

F5 SSL VPN Gets ICSA Certified
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

ICSA Labs has tested and certified F5 Networks's FirePass Controller SSL VPN system

Emcore Ships Xenpak Module
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Emcore ships its ECX-7700 four-channel CX4 Xenpak module; transfers manufacturing resources to Asia

QinetiQ, Tronic Collaborate on MEMS
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

QinetiQ and Tronic's Microsystems team up on MEMS manufacturing to ensure process and design tool compatibility

BinOptics Launches HCSEL Laser
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

BinOptics introduces its new 1310nm Horizontal Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (HCSEL)

Verilink Acquires Larscom
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Verlink acquires Larscom in an all-stock transaction for approximiately 6M shares to enhance its first mile, access solutions

AT&T Proposes UNE-P Alternative
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Suggests migration from competition based on UNE-P to facilities-based competition using standalone unbundled loops

Cisco, IBM Go for Data Centers
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Announce a new solution, Cisco Business Ready Data Centre Optimized with IBM, for the on-demand operating environment

Spirit Telecom Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Spirit Telecom migrates its data network to an IP/MPLS backbone using Alcatel's service router solution

Portugal Telecom Picks Alcatel for Backbone
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Alcatel will deploy an optical transmission network for PT Comunicações to broadcast the Euro 2004 football championship

Level 3 Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Consolidated revenue was $89M, down from $988M in the previous quarter; net loss increased to $147M or $0.22 per share from $121M

Dept of Defense Selects Ixia
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Defense Interoperability Communications Exercise testing group picks Ixia for IPv6 network layer performance and application testing

ADVA Reports Improved Results
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Revenues increased 8.3% year over year to €23M from €21.3M in 1Q03; net income fell from €0.6M to €0.2M

France Telecom Group Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Consolidated revenues were €11.45B, up 0.6% on a historical basis; growth in wireless and Internet segments offset decline in fixed

NTT-ME Upgrades With Force10
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

NTT-ME deploys Force10's E-Series for its 10-Gigabit Ethernet core upgrade to provide advanced voice and data services for broadband users

TWT Q1 Revenues Slip
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Time Warner Telecom posts $161.6M revenues and a net loss of $38.8M, compared with revenues of $165M and a net loss of $33.3M in 1Q03

AFC Reports 1Q04
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

Revenues were up from $80.5M in 1Q03 to $92.8M; net loss was $2.7M or $0.03 per share, including costs related to the acquisition of NAA

JDSU Reports Revenue Increase
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2004

JDS Uniphase meets guidance, with a 6% increase in revenue from the previous quarter to $161M, down from $166M in Q3 of fiscal 2003

AFC, C&W, Ericsson, Nortel Join MSF
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Advanced Fibre Communications, Cable & Wireless, Ericsson, and Nortel Networks have joined the Multiservice Switching Forum

PortWise Enhances SSL VPN Product
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

PortWise mVPN Device Security Control can intelligently scan every remote access client for security vulnerabilities

Global Crossing Connects Telkom
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Global Crossing provides Telkom SA with international private line services to London, Amsterdam, New York, and Washington

Level 3, Teliris Offer Conferencing
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Level 3 signs agreement to provide MPLS-based data networking and services to Teliris to support is GlobalTable conferencing service

iBasis Reports Record Revenue
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Revenue increased to $57M in Q1, compared with $41.8M the previous year; net loss was $9.3M or $0.21 per share

Cisco, Ericsson Target Wireline
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Cisco and Ericsson have signed a strategic alliance to offer joint solutions for wireline operators

Startup VOIP Carrier Launches
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Switch Communications announces the launch of SwitchIP offering voice, real-time video conferencing, and data communications

Enterasys Launches Security Program
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Enterasys Networks introduces its Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program; announces NetSec as its first partner

Giga Picks IP Infusion Software
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Giga Stream uses IP Infusion's ZebOS Advanced Routing Suite to power platform switch that integrates 3G, WLAN, and IP packet transmission

Ellacoya Launches MSO Service Manager
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Ellacoya Networks introduces its Multimedia Services Manager based on CableLabs’s PacketCable Multimedia (PCMM) specification

MERA Upgrades Session Controller
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

MERA announces v.2.1.8 of its MVTS session controller, enabling Web-based monitoring and enhanced interoperability

Lucent Gets Grant for 100T Router
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Lucent has been awarded two contracts by the United States Department of Defense for laser communication and super-fast optical routing

Cegetel, Alcatel do 8 Mbit/s Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Cegetel and Alcatel announce they have installed an 8-Mbit/s DSL link between two pilot sites in Paris and Lyon

Sun Gets More Grid
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Sun adds 20 new partners to its High Performance and Technical Computing (HPTC) Alliance partner program; wins F&S award

EzChip Delivers EZsystem
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

EZchip announces availability of its NPU-based platform with ten 1 Gigabit ports for software application vendors

Core Implements PacketCable Specs
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Core Networks announces support for the newest PacketCable provisioning specification with its CoreOS platform

Nortel Dismisses Dunn
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Nortel announces management changes, expects reduction of around 50% in previously announced net earnings for 2003, delays Q1 prelims

IBM, Genesys Partner on Contact Centers
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Genesys and IBM partner on speech-enabled self-service solutions to link contact centres with enterprise resources and IT infrastructures

Freescale Expands PowerQuicc Family
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Freescale adds communications processor to SoC-based PowerQuicc III family; introduces PowerQuicc II Pro family; adds DSPs to VOIP solutions

Freescale Unveils PowerPC Roadmap
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Freescale Seminconductor announces a roadmap for PowerPC processor cores for its system-on-chip platforms; launches SemiCustom operation

TeliaSonera Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Net income rose to SEK 2.3B from 1.6B in 1Q03; earnings per share increased from $0.35 to $0.50

Global Crossing to Restate Financials
News Wire Feed | 4/28/2004

Global Crossing announces review of its financial statements for 2003 and 2002 to examine accrued cost access liabilities

Verizon Wireless Invests in Network
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Verizon Wireless has already invested more than $1B this year to install new cell sites, increase network capacity, and improve service

MCNC Touts JIT Optical Protocol
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Just-in-Time (JIT) optical protocol from MCNC Research & Development Institute delivers lightpath provisioning breakthrough

Enterasys Revenues Slide in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Revenues were $87.2M, down from $120.8M last year, for a net loss of $35.7M ($0.16/share), down from a loss of $13.7M ($0.07) in 1Q03

UTStarcom Posts Record Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Guidance-beating Q1 results include revenues of $622.3M, up 88% from last year, for net income of $54.8M ($0.40/share), up 47% from 1Q03

Sonus Sort Of Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Sonus Networks 'comments' on its business in Q1, updates review of financial statements, and announces that it's in trouble with Nasdaq

ClearPath Makes VPNs a SNAP
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

ClearPath Networks debuts SNAP VPN, the first line of enterprise-class network security appliances designed specifically for SMB market

Verizon's Q1 Profit Falls
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Verizon reports earnings of $1.2B or $0.43 per share; revenue was up 3.9% to $17.1B

Citrix Sizes Up Access
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Overall access infrastructure market will exceed $21.6B in 2007, with a compound annual growth rate of 11.7%, according to Citrix

Fujitsu Profits in 2003
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Fujitsu reports net income of 49.7B yen ($469M) for fiscal year 2003, a turnaround from its 122.1B yen net loss the previous year

Force10 Rakes It In
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Force10 Networks announced it expanded revenue and worldwide customer base during the first quarter; names Mark Cooper VP of sales

Interpeak Brings TCP to PowerQuicc
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Interpeak introduces new versions of its IPlite and IPnet TCP/IP protocol stacks for Freescale's PowerQuicc III processors

Tundra, Mercury Produce ACTA Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Mercury Computer Systems and Tundra Semiconductor demonstrate their Ensemble serial RapidIO AdvancedTCA development platform

IBM Wins $575M Morgan Stanley Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Morgan Stanley extends its agreement with IBM to include an on-demand computing infrastructure

Zarlink Offers TDM-Over-IP Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Zarlink touts its ZL50111 family of TDM-over-IP packet processors for seamless transmission of timing, signaling, and traffic across PSNs

Aegis Semiconductor Expands Globally
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Aegis Semiconductor expands its worldwide sales and distribution channels, appoints Mike Sullivan as director of sales

Marvell Intros New SMB Devices
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Marvell launches Prestera 16 port- and 24 port- managed GigE packet processors with integrated SerDes interfaces for the SMB market

Mindspeed Hires Strategic VP
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Mindspeed Technologies appoints Esteban R. Torres as vice president of strategy and business development

BT Hires CIO From Qwest
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Al-Noor Ramji has been appointed chief information officer of BT Group and chief executive officer of BT Exact

UTStarcom Wins Dutch DSLAM Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

UTStarcom provides its AN-2000 IB IP-DSLAM solution to Versatel Nederland, enabling it to offer triple play services in the future

MCI, Verisign Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

MCI and VeriSign join forces to deliver best-in-class security services to businesses

Qwest Sets Out VOIP Stall
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Qwest eliminates access charges on true VOIP traffic; plans to offer local services to VOIP providers, enabling them to purchase ISDN-PRI

Tut Systems Q1 Loss Widens
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Tut Systems reports its net loss increased from $2.2M or $0.11 per share in 1Q03 to $4.4M or $0.22 per share

Cowper Joins CoreOptics Board
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Rich Cowper, recently VP of product development for Nortel's Optical Networks group, joins the technical advisory board of CoreOptics

Ixia Receives Latency Measurement Patent
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Ixia has been granted a patent for its real-time data latency measurement methodology

Freescale Selects GDA IP Cores
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Freescale Semiconductor licenses IP Cores from GDA Technologies for its interconnect IP portfolio

Layer N Receives FIPS Certification
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

NIST certifies Layer N's UltraLock Security Processor for use in high-security FIPS applications; BIS gives retail export status

VoEx Joins Internet2
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

VoEx becomes corporate member of Internet2; will collaborate with other members to develop and deploy VOIP applications and solutions

Ikanos Closes $15M Funding Round
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

Ikanos Communications raises $15M in a Series E round of financing led by Copan, to expand its partnerships and alliances

Vulcan CEO Joins Charter Board
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2004

William Savoy resigns from the board of Charter Communications, will be replaced by Jo Allen Patton, president and CEO of Vulcan

Telica Upgrades Its Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Telica unveils new voice routing engine for its next-gen softswitch to deliver cost savings and flexibility to service providers

Alcatel Invests $15M in General Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Investment strengthens their three-year OEM relationship in FTTP and VOIP deployments

GTC Buys Telspan
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

GTC Telecom agrees to acquire TelSpan, which owns the rights to acquire the fourth largest fiber optic network in Mexico

BT Extends Teradyne Testing
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

BT extends Teradyne's Celerity DSL test system across its entire network to support its 100% DSL initiative

Arroyo Broadcasts $13M Round
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Arroyo Video Solutions receives $13M in its first round of financing, led by Doll Capital Management and Foundation Capital

Lucent Picks Xilinx FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Lucent selects Xilinx's FPGAs for its 10-Gbit/s tunable optical translator unit, part of DWDM-based metro optical equipment offerings

RadiSys Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Revenues of $61.1M were up 26% from 1Q03; net income was $2.8M or $0.15 per share, up from a net loss of $4.2M or $0.24 per share in 1Q03

CyberGuard Acquires Webwasher
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

CyberGuard acquires high-end content security vendor Webwasher for $40M in cash and shares, and up to an additional $10M

Alcatel Confirms No.1 Spot
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Infonetics ranks Alcatel as leader in the intelligent optical networking market for the fourth consecutive quarter

LG Picks Mindspeed Net Processor
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

LG Electronics ships Mindspeed's OC-12 ATM Shaper in its MSR40 multiservice switch

ENUM Registry Launches
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Stealth Communications announces launch of the Voice Peering Fabric ENUM Registry

Broadcom Leads Ethernet Semi Market
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Broadcom becomes market share leader in Ethernet semiconductor revenues with 50% year-on-year growth, according to IDC

PMC, Vativ Share DS3 Load
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

PMC-Sierra, Vativ team on interoperable framer/mapper and line interface unit (LIU) devices

Greenfield Intros GigE Switch Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Greenfield Networks launches an Ethernet switching silicon solution and an IPv6 and MPLS Gigabit Ethernet fixed configuration switch

Erlang Unveils Xe Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Erlang Technology launches its flaghsip ASIC-based switch fabric chipset, the Erlang Network Element Technology (ENET) Xe

Lucent Selects Shenick Ethernet Testers
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Lucent selects Shenick's diversifEye integrated network application emulation and performance assuarnce test system

CLEC Makes Progress With Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

Progress Telecom announces it will offer Ethernet Transport with three distinct levels of service: Voice Grade, Data Grade, and Basic Grade

NexTone Forms User Group
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2004

NexTone Communications creates NexTone User Forum for VOIP service providers to network and share best practices

Lumentis DWDM Goes Regional
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2004

Lumentis optical wavelength platform selected by fiber carrier Stokab to provide a redundant network between Stockholm and Visby, Gotland

Network Associates Sells Sniffer
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Network Associates outlines business, productivity, and branding changes; will sell Sniffer product line, rename company to McAfee

KPN Picks Marconi's Payphones
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

KPN replaces its existing payphones with Marconi's Neptune 3000 phones, enabling it to offer voice and SMS services

AMCC Leads Net Processor Market
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

The Linley Group ranks AMCC as leader in the worldwide network processor market, which grew 30% in 2003

Telx Picks Turin
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

telx selects Turin Networks' Traverse multiservice transport platform to support its expanded interconnection service offerings

Marlink Targets Africa, Middle East
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Marlink launches programs in Africa and the Middle East to make wireless packet data satellite service available

Song Picks NetTest GigE Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Song Networks has chosen NetTest's CMA 5000 Gigabit Ethernet module to test customers’ Ethernet connections

MRV Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

MRV's net loss fell from $6.4M or $0.06 per share in 1Q03 to 4.8M or $0.05 per share, on revenues of $59.6M, up from $51.1M

Tekelec Supplies Pac-West
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Pac-West picks Tekelec as switching and signaling supplier, launching the first phase of its transition to a next-gen network

Highwave Reports Annual Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Highwave reports revenues of €0.8M for the quarter and €3.3M for the full fiscal year

ITXC Trims Q1 Losses
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

ITXC cuts net loss from $17.7M or $0.41 per share in 1Q03 to $7.9M or $0.18 per share

Scientific-Atlanta Doubles Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Scientific-Atlanta's earnings increased 101% from $26.8M or $0.18 per share in 1Q03 to $54M or $0.35 per share

Tekelec Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Revenue increased 43% year over year to $78.9M; net income was $5.8M or $0.09 per share, up from $1.5M or $0.02 per share in 1Q03

Italtel Acquires Net Management Co
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Italtel acquires One-Ans as part of it strategy to focus on network management and control solutions

Transmode Wins Swiss Cable Project
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2004

Transmode supplies its System 1100 WDM transmission platform to Swiss cable TV operator Cablecom

Vitesse Gains in Q2
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Revenues were $56.0M, up from $38.1M last year, for a net loss of $17.4M ($0.08/share), down from a loss of $25.1M ($0.12) in 2Q03

Zhone Q1 Revenues Rise
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Revenues were $21.0M, up from $17.1M in 1Q03, for a net loss of $13.4M, flat with last year

Sorrento Q4 Revenues Fall
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Q4 revenues were $6.4M, down 24% from last year's Q4, but net loss for the year declined to $5.4M ($0.75/share) from $26.2M last year

Prabhu Joins to Tellabs' Board
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Tellabs stockholders elect CEO and president Krish Prabhu to the board of directors; 2004 Incentive Compensation Plan approved

Ixia Reports Q1 Growth
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Revenues were $24.9M, up 32% from last year's Q1, for net income of $3.0M ($0.05/share), up from income of $1.5M ($0.02/share)

Corning Profits in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Sales were $844M, beating its guidance and creating net income of $55M ($0.04/share)

Zhone to Acquire Sorrento
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

All-stock deal would add CWDM And DWDM -- which Sorrento got by acquiring LuxN -- to Zhone's widening portfolio

Oplink Halves Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Revenues were $9.2M, up 63% from last year's Q3, for a net loss of $1.5M ($0.01/share), up from a loss of $3.0M ($0.02/share)

Broadcom Posts Record Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Record revenues of $573.4M, up 75.1% from last year's Q1, create net income of $39.9M ($0.12/share), improving from a loss of $67.9M

Valdor Gets Sales VP, Share Placement
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Valdor Fiber Optics appoints Ross Kocen as our vice president of marketing and sales; closes $432,918 private placement

ITU to Stage Access Workshop, Expo
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

ITU announces All Star Access Network Workshop to debate the future of access technology, regulatory issues, and standardization efforts

EU Takes Stock of Broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

EU ministers take stock of progress in stimulating demand for faster Internet connections

Alcatel Signs OEM Deal With Navini
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Alcatel to distribute Navini's Ripwave products, including base stations, element management systems, and PCMCIA cards

DSL.net Faces Nasdaq Delisting
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

DSL.net intends to appeal Nasdaq delisting determination

BT Hires Lucent Exec
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Francois Barrault, previously president of Lucent Mobility International, has been appointed president at BT International

Avici Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

CEO attributes fall in net loss from $12.7M to $9.1M despite fall in revenue from $7.6M to $7M in Q1 to 'prudent expense management'

BellSouth Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Consolidated revenues for the quarter were $5B, down 0.8% year on year; earnings per share were $0.63, compared with $0.46 in 1Q03

Sycamore Completes DISA Test
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Sycamore completes interoperability and performance testing by the DISA Joint Interoperability Test Command

VPI Hires CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Tito Sharma has been appointed as CFO and general manager for the Americas at VPIsystems

Radcom Doubles Revenues
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

First quarter revenues increased 119% from $1.60M in 1Q03 to $3.50M; net loss was down from $3.18M to $576,000

AT&T Announces Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Reports consolidated revenue of $8B and net income of $304M, or earnings per share of $0.08

COLT Reports Revenue Increase
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Revenue was for the quarter was £301.1M, up 11% on a constant currency basis; EBITDA increased by 37% year on year to £46.5M

Brooktrout Reports Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Posts Q1 revenues of $18.69M, up 20% from 1Q03; net income was $182,000 or $0.01 per share, compared with a $1.66M net loss in 1Q03

Solid Secures $14M
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Solid Information Technology raises €11.7M ($14M) from a consortium led by CapMan and Apax Partners

AEP Looks for SSL VPN Distributors
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

AEP Systems announces it is actively recruiting distribution partners for its SureWare A-Gate suite of SS VPN hardware appliances

Huawei Brags About Brunei NGN
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Jabatan Telekom Brunei and Huawei launch NGN network consolidation program

Analysys: VOIP a Turning Point
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

VOIP will disrupt the US telecom market, causing fragmentation of supply and services, says Analysys Research

TeliaSonera Intros Global Ethernet Service
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

TeliaSonera International Carrier launches L2Connect global Ethernet service over its MPLS backbone

LINX Offers Internet Connection Service
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Launches LINX from Anywhere peering service, enabling smmaller ISPs to access its network by piggy-backing on existing members' routes

Global Crossing Extends in Europe
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Adds new points of presence in Austria, the Czech Republic, and Portugal; expends services in Greece, Finland, and Poland

Arris Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Revenues were $111.6M in Q1; net loss was $18.7M, or $0.24 per share, compared to a profit of $3.4M or $0.04 per share in 1Q03

Band-X Hires Manager
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Band-X appoints Nick Robertson, formerly manager for Fibernet in Scotland, as manager of its Telecoms Trading Exchange account

Video Browser Startup Gets Funding
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Video browsing technology supplier IPV receives additional funding from investors

Song Networks CEO Steps Down
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

CEO and managing director Tomas Franzen steps down, Kjell Nilsson takes over as CEO, Mats Lindqvist becomes acting managing director

Former BT Man to Head COLT
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

COLT Telecom announces Jean-Yves Charlier will become the successor president and CEO Steve Akin, who returns to a new position in the US

Spanish Uni Converges With Nortel
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

University of Granada deploys IP telephony solutions from Nortel to migrate to a converged network across its five campuses

Oki Launches RPR Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Oki Electric Industry introduces its IPGW Series optical ring-type Ethernet switch to construct highly-reliable networks

Marconi Provides Q4 Update
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Group sales for Q4 ended March 31 were £394M, compared with Q3 sales of £408M

Viatel Completes $52M Round
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Viatel receives $52M in senior secured convertible debt securities from six investors including Morgan Stanley & Co.

Nortel Adds to Optical Arsenal
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Nortel enhances its Optical Cross Connect HDX optical switching platform; extends network simplicity, ease of management, efficiency

CIR Counts Fibered Buildings
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

CIR disputes 'myth' of 5% penetration for fiber to the building; report examines building type, office submarket, and tenant industry

CIR: Enterprise Rules
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Enterprise holds most hope for wireline network vendors; corporate market for switching, transmission, and routing will hit $28.2B in 2008

Cox VOD Uses Harmonic NSG
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2004

Cox Communications deploys Harmonic's Narrowcast Services Gateway to enhance its Entertainment on Demand-branded VOD service

Juniper Increases Q1 Profits
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Reports revenues of $224M, up from $157M a year ago, and net income of $33.5M compared with $3.7M a year ago

SBC Earns $1.9B as DSL Ramps in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Posts earnings of $1.9B ($0.59/share) on revenues of $10.1B, down from $10.4B in 1Q03; adds 446,000 DSL lines, it's best-ever increase

Check Point Protects TCP RFC
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Check Point Software Technologies addresses a security vulnerability in the implementations of TCP designed in accordance with the TCP RFC

Hifn Reports Q2 Loss, China Sub
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Revenues were $10.4M, up 128% from 2Q03, for a net loss of $2.6M ($0.20/share); opens Chinese subsidiary, Saian Microsystems

Ixia Enhances IxAccess
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Ixia enhances its IxAccess suite, providing the highest scaleability with application traffic for testing next-gen networks and devices

CA Announces Management Changes
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Lewis Ranieri becomes chairman of CA, Sanjay Kumar steps down as chairman and CEO and has been named chief software architect

TI Boasts of Broadband Success
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Texas Instruments touts continued success of its Broadband Communications Group

MTU Market Solid, Says In-Stat
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

In-Stat/MDR expects worldwide MTU in-building related service revenues to grow from $364.8M in 2003 to $3.7B in 2008

Salira, Teknovus Tout EPON Standard
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Salira partners with Teknovus to develop EPON systems that comply with the IEEE 802.3ah EPON standard for its Salira 2000 platform

FlexLight Appoints EMEA VP
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Joe Fragoso, previously managing director EMEA at AirFiber, has joined FlexLight Networks as vice president of EMEA operations

Qwest Controls Its Jitters
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Qwest develops service level agreement to guarantee that jitter levels will never exceed two milliseconds

Tellabs Turns Profitable
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Sales increase 19% to $264M in Q1, as Tellabs turns a $13M profit

Nokia, Optibase Sign Video Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Nokia signs agreement to resell Optibase's MGW 5100 carrier-grade TV streaming platform as part of its video-over-xDSL offerings

Infineon Boosts Profit in Q2
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Infineon reports a net income of €39M, up 15% sequentially from €34M in Q1 and a net loss of €328M in 2Q03

Tele2 Launches in Hungary
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Tele2 announces it has launched residential fixed line services in Hungary

BT Enhances Asian Connection
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

BT completes direct link between London and Singapore; boosts service capability in the Asia/Pacific through partnerships

Empirix Unveils its Baseline
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Empirix launches Baseline service to help companies benchmark the performance of automated systems in their contact centers

Loral Skynet Picks SkyStream
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Loral Skynet uses SkyStream's Mediaplex-20 video services platform for the delivery of SkyReach, its family of IP-based services

MSF Event to Test VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Global MSF Interoperability event will demonstrate point-to-point VOIP, value-added services, and PSTN and direct connectivity

FTTH Council Launches Euro Arm
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Fiber-to the-Home Council applauds European companies that have formed a sister organization

Isocore Tests Layer 3 VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Isocore evaluates migration strategies for IPv6 transition and techniques for detecting data-plane failures in MPLS-based networks

Nortel Wins PacketCable Certification
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Nortel receives PacketCable Media Gateway Controller (MGC) qualification for its Succession Communication Server (CS) 2000

Copper Mountain Reports Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Net loss was $5.7M, or $0.99 per share, compared to a net loss of $5.4 million, or $0.93 per share, in 4Q03

Tekelec Reaches VOIP Milestone
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2004

Axxis Communications becomes 100th customer of Tekelec's switching division, formerly Taqua

AMCC Q4 Reaches Breakeven
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Net revenues were $47.4M, up 136% from 4Q03, for a net loss of $2.1M ($0.01/share), down from a net loss of $229.1M ($0.76/share) last year

RBN Closes $9.5M Round
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

RBN pockets $9.5M from existing investors Allen & Buckeridge, Macquarie Technology Fund, Paecal Ventures, and Redfern Photonics

PMC Debuts Processors, Framer
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

PMC-Sierra announces production of packet processors and framer products for growing voice and data convergence market

ICS Delivers Sonet VCSOs
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Integrated Circuit Systems debuts its new M675 and M685 single and dual voltage-controlled SAW oscillators (VCSOs) for Sonet/SDH/GigE

Ciena to Cut 425 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Ciena to close its San Jose, Calif. facility on September 30, 2004, cutting approximately 425 employees, or 25% of its workforce

Whale Leaps Into Magic Quadrant
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Whale Communications included in Gartner's SSL VPN Magic Quadrant

MCI Comes Out of Bankruptcy
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

MCI emerges from Chapter 11, boasts global assets, sound financial position, and a broad enterprise customer base

StrataLight Picks Iolon Tunable Lasers
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Iolon supplies widely tunable lasers for StrataLight's OTS-4000 Optical Terminal Subsystem; agreement extends to mid-2005

RAD Demos TDM Over MPLS
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

RAD demonstrates its IPmux-1 and IPmux-1000 TDM-over-IP/MPLS gateways at the MPLS & Frame Relay Alliance’s interoperability event

Turntide Intros Anti-Spam Router
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

TurnTide launches ASR-Outbound, an anti-spam router designed to help service providers prevent spam being sent from their domains

Lucent Reports Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Lucent records third consecutive quarter of profitability with net income of $68M or $0.02 per share; posts revenues of $2.19B

Sprint Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Sprint's net operating revenues were up 6% from $6.3B to $6.7B, boasts solid gains in wireless and DSL customers

Acterna Adds DWDM Analyzers
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Acterna introduces OSA-300/301 high-precision optical spectrum analyzers for ultra dense wavelength division multiplexing (U-DWDM)

S&P Positive on Cableuropa
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Outlook for Spanish cable operator Cableuropa revised from stable to positive due to operating progress and proposed refinancing

Telstar Deploys NexTone Controllers
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Telstar deploys NexTone's session controller to streamline is VOIP network, increasing capacity by 50%

Russians Get Hooked on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

iBasis completes VOIP interconnection with Golden Telecom through its DirectVoIP service

Sun Showcases Customer Wins
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Sun Microsystems names Q3 customer contracts

Cisco Completes Twingo Purchase
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Cisco closes on the acquisition of desktop security solutions provider Twingo Systems

Check Point Posts Strong Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Check Point Software reports net income of $41.9M or $0.16 per share, including an in-process R&D charge for Zone Labs acquisition

VOIP Providers Lobby FCC
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Group of VOIP companies agrees to support language proposed to the FCC by PointOne to reaffirm existing ISP/ESP exemption rules

Net Insight NABs the Limelight
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Net Insight will demonstrate its Nimbra multicast transport platform for broadcasters at National Association of Broadcasters conference

Equant Wins $144M Outsourcing Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Equant signs six-year, $144M communications outsourcing deal with Japan Tobacco's international division

Alcatel Wins Slovak Telecom VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Slovak Telecom awards Alcatel a €25M contract for a next-generation multimedia/VOIP network solution to upgrade its infrastructure

LastMile Intros Compact CWDM
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

LastMile unveils LightPilot, a compact unit featuring 8 channel CWDM multiplexing system, redundant power supplies and integrated fans

Motorola Rules Comms Processors
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

New breed of communications processors is emerging for complex CPE appliances; Motorola maintains dominance says Linley Group

Copper Mountain Picks Ixia
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

Copper Mountain selects Ixia's IxAccess broadband test suite for its VantEdge broadband remote access server (BRAS)

CoSine Upgrades Service Management
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2004

New features of CoSine's InGage customer network management system include SLA reporting, granular firewall reporting, and data mining

Marvell Names King to Board
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Marvell appoints Douglas King to its board of directors

Larscom Picks TranSwitch
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

TranSwitch's EtherMap-3 Ethernet over Sonet/SDH mapper has been designed into Larscom's Orion 7400 Multiservice Access Platform

Infonetics Surveys VPN Plans
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

SSL, MPLS, and intrusion prevention will drive heavy investments in VPNs and security over the next year, according to Infonetics

Mindspeed Gains in Q2
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Mindspeed Technologies posts Q2 revenues of $30.8M, up 68% over the same quarter last year, for a net loss of $21.3M ($0.22/share)

Qovia Garners $10.6M
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Qovia closes $10.6M in second round equity financing, led by Canaan Partners with participation from other returning investors

Consortium Eyes High-Speed Copper
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Metalink leads an EC-selected consortium in the U-Broad project, intended to create ultra-high-bit-rate over copper technologies

Chip Funding Rises in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

The Fabless Semiconductor Association says 40 fabless firms raised $560.1M in 1Q04, up 32% over the same period in 2003

3Com Opens India Design Center
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

3Com to open an engineering design center based in Hyderabad, India to speed development of its VOIP networking solutions

Fortinet Signs Asian Distributor
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Tech Pacific signs agreement to distribute Fortinet's FortiGate antivirus firewall systems in the SAARC region

In-Stat: DSLAM Market Growing
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

DSLAM port shipments doubled in 2003, driven by strong DSL subscriber growth and service providers adding capacity

IDT Lowers Search Engine Cost
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

IDT introduces low-cost network search engines in 32Kx72 (2 Mbit) configurations, enabling value-added functions for applications

TriQuint Intros Optics for Cable
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

TriQuint Semiconductor launches modulator driver amplifier, transimpedance amplifier, and low pass filters for the cable TV industry

T-System, NWT Offer IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

T-Systems ICSS teams with New World Telcom to provide global MPLS-based IP VPN services using ICSS's carrier managed network solution

Expand Unveils Accelerators
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Expand Networks introduces new generation of acceleration appliances to provide branch-office access solutions

Little Optics Intros Delay Lines
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Little Optics offers 8-bit long path length programmable delay lines

Dynavar Picks Encore for VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Dynavar Networking selects Encore's SignalPath gateways and converged broadband Bandit VPN solutions to bridge legacy networks to IP

Kotura Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Kotura appoints Jean-Louis Malinge, previously VP of optical networking products at Corning, as chief executive officer

Netifice, Internap Launch VPNs
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Netifice, Internap launch VPN services based on Cisco's routing technology

TeliaSonera Picks Alcatel Service Routers
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

TeliaSonera selects Alcatel's service routing solution to build its next-gen metro network

THUS Deploys Ciena MSPPs
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

THUS has signed an exclusive, two-year agreement with Ciena for the supply of its Online multiservice platforms

Great Wall Deploys World Wide Packets
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Great Wall Broadband Network Service selects LightningEdge suite from World Wide Packets to deliver IP converged services

Corrigent Names Japanese Distributor
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Netmarks signs agreement to distribute Corrigent's CM-100 family of packet add/drop multiplexers in the Japanese market

Riverstone, T-Systems Supply Brain
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Berlin Research Area Information Network (BRAIN) deploys solution from Riverstone and T-Systems to offer Virtual Private LAN services

VegaStream Bundles With 8hertz
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

VegaStream announces agreement to bundle its VOIP gateways with 8hertz's voice business platform to bring voice-activated data to Europe

Furukawa Launches Fusion Splicer
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Furukawa Electric introduces 24-fiber mass fusion splicer, Fitel S199M24 for the North American market

ECI Uses Ikanos VDSL-DMT Chipsets
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

ECI selects the Ikanos SmartLeap VDSL-DMT chipset for use in its Hi-Focus multiservice access gateway

ZTE Reports 2003 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

ZTE posts net income of RMB 752.5M, up 32.72% over the previous year; sees overseas markets and handsets as key growth for 2004

Hotsip Secures €5M Funding
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

System integrator and ASP Bell Net Corporation invests €5M in Hotsip, applications provider for large scale SIP-enabled networks

THUS Launches Ethernet Service
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

THUS launches high-speed Ethernet service for businesses over its UK-wide MPLS network

Lumentis Extends CWDM Range to 120 km
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Lumentis introduces an extended CWDM solution for IP, SAN transport, and broadcast networks up to 120 km without amplification

EXFO Releases OTDR for FTTP
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering intros the FTB-7000D Optical Time Domain Reflectometer for FTTP, access, and metropolitan networks

LINX, Telx Boost Transatlantic Internet
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

London Internet Exchange signs agreement with telx enabling American ISPs to establish a virtual presence at LINX; offers POPs in New York

Broadwing Launches Video Services
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Broadwing launches Media Services network for broadcast television and media markets; plans to open new Television Operations Center

Luminous Deploys in China
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

Luminous deploys multiservice transport network in ChongQing city, western China

SkyStream Demos MPEG-4, EVE
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2004

SkyStream demonstrates broadcast-quality MPEG-4 encoding capability of its Mediaplex-20 video delivery platform; launches edge video encoder

NetScaler Wins With Pacific Sunwear
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Popular retailer accelerates and secures its business-critical applications with NetScaler's purpose-built systems

Juniper/NetScreen Merger OK'd
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Stockholders of each company approved Juniper Networks' proposed acquisition of NetScreen at special meetings held today

Metalink Gets Pole Mounted in Korea
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Tellion's utility pole-unstalled VDSL product passes KT's benchmark testing, powered by Metalink's Total-VDSL solution

Phyworks Debuts Advanced FEC Core
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Phyworks' new Advanced FEC design doubles bandwidth capacity of existing land-based and submarine optical networks

Vitesse Claims InP Record
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Vitesse Semiconductor sets a record of 152 GHz for static frequency divider circuits using its Indium Phosphide HBT VIP-2 process

LightPointe Wins With Singapore's M1
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

LightPointe has been selected by MobileOne (M1) to provide optical wireless connectivity for new and existing networks in Singapore

Princeton Optronics Scores With Navy
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Princeton Optronics win the first phase of a multi-phase contract from Navair for providing integrated, tunable transmitters

OFS Sells OCM Biz to PLI
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

OFS sells its optical channel monitor product line to Princeton Lightwave for an undisclosed amount

Swisscom Offers Wholesale TV Service
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Swisscom Broadcast launches Premium Digital TV service for cable operators

VOIP Boost Spurs T&M
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

VOIP test equipment market generated revenues of $133.2M in 2003, and are expected to reach $606.9M by 2010, says Frost & Sullivan

Wipro Records Profit
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2004

Net income for the fiscal year increased 23% to Rs. 9.99B ($230M)

PMC Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Revenues climb to $78.7M compared with $55.4M a year ago, while net income climbs to $10.8M

IDT to Acquire ZettaCom
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

For $35M, IDT picks up the switch fabric and traffic manager startup with an eye towards standard interfaces

DSL.net Hires Pickle
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

In an apparent attempt to be taken more seriously in the industry, DSL.net hires Buddy Pickle as its chief executive officer

Alcatel Unveils Open Media Suite
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Alcatel launches middleware solution for triple play services

Cisco Wins Optical Deal in Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Hong Kong Broadband Network deploys Cisco's Optical Core Network solution for its digital pay-TV service

C-Cor Buys Lantern
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

C-Cor agrees to acquire the assets of Lantern Communications, provider of MAN packet-based transport solutions

Cisco Completes Riverhead Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Cisco completes the acquisition of Riverhead Networks, enhancing its Self Defending Network strategy

Net.com Upgrades Scream BRAS
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Net.com launches version 3.0 of its Scream broadband services platform with QOS capabilities for carriers deploying triple play services

RSoft Design Group Intros DiffractMOD
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

RSoft Design Group launches DiffractMOD, a design tool for diffractive optical structures

Covad, Qwest Strike Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Sign three-year commercial line-sharing agreement enabling Covad to continue offering DSL services in seven states within Qwest's region

Redback Reports Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Redback announces third consecutive quarter of revenue growth and net loss of $33M, up from $24.9M in 1Q03

MetaSwitch Announces VOIP Customer
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Western Iowa Telephone selects MetaSwitch VP3500 for VOIP network

Net.com Reports Q4, Full Year Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2004

Q4 revenue fell 19.8% year on year, net loss was $3.5M; full-year revenue increased 4% to $127M, net loss was $559,000, down from $18.4M

Extreme Narrows Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Revenues were $88.9M, up 4% from 3Q03, for a net loss of $1.1M ($0.01/share), improving from a loss of $7.1M ($0.06/share) last year

Agilent Intros 10-Gig Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Agilent Technologies introduces complete family of 10-Gbit/s optical transceivers for enterprise, storage, and metro networks

Allied Telesyn Tours Colleges
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Allied Telesyn announces it is taking its triple play strategy to 50 colleges and universities in the US

Ptera Expands B'band Net
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Ptera Wireless announces it has completed the first phase of its network expansion and reliability improvement program

FastWeb Picks Siemens, Juniper
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Siemens ICN supplies its multiservice platform Surpass hiX 5300, and Juniper supplies its E-Series routers to FastWeb for digital TV

Radcom Intros Performer Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Solution monitors and troubleshoots LAN, WAN, ATM, Packet over Sonet, and metro technologies at up to 2.48 Gbit/s OC-48 rates

Cisco Unveils Data Center Initiative
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Cisco announces its Business Ready Data Center initiative to address the need for an intelligent network architecture

Kagoor Partners With Fujitsu
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Kagoor partners with Fujitsu Asia to provide its session border controllers to carriers, service providers, and enterprise customers

Tut Expands Video Solution
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Tut Systems introduces advanced features and new platforms for its Astria digital video processing solution

Infonetics: Asia Capex Up in 2003
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Asia/Pacific capital expenditure increased 4% to $44.2B in 2003, and will increase 13% in 2004, according to Infonetics

Telefònica Brasil Uses ADC HDSL
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Telefonica Brasil selects ADC's WorldDSL access systems to deliver voice, data, Internet, and leased-line services to businesses

Huawei Wins China Telecom Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

China Telecom selects Huawei's NE5000 and NE80 core routers for its project to optimize Guangdong's provincial 163 backbone network

Shenick Offers IP QOS Testing
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Shenick announces availability of its new compact chassis diversifEye 4200, offering portability and ease of use

Report: Telecom Industry Begins Rebound
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Worldwide telecom revenue will grow at a sustainable compound annual growth rate of 8% from 2004 to 2009, says Insight Research

Lancope Secures $12.5M in Series C
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Network integrity solutions provider Lancope completes a $12.5M Series C round of financing led by Canaan Partners

Cox Plays Ball With Path 1
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2004

Cox Communications uses Path 1's Cx1000 products to broadcast baseball games and other sports events in High Definition TV

StockerYale Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Revenues rise to $4.2M while operating losses drop to $1.5M; also announces consolidation into Montreal facility

OSC Investigates Nortel
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

The Ontario Securities Commission is investigating Nortel's past and anticipated restatements of financial results

Wave7 Wins Another Muni FTTP Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Atlantic Engineering and Wave7 Optics selected for new fiber-to-the-premises network in Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Intel Revenues Dip in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Seasonal weakness brings revenues to $8.1B, down 7% sequentially but up 20% year-over-year, for net income of $1.7B

NetScreen Intros Security Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

NetScreen introduces its NetScreen-ISG 2000 integrated security gateway to protect against network- and application-level threats

AMCC Pays $227M for IBM IP
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

AMCC acquires intellectual property and portfolio of assets from IBM’s 400 series embedded PowerPC products, and a Power Architecture license

Mindspeed Completes UNH-IOL Testing
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Mindspeed's inverse multiplexing-over-ATM (IMA) devices have sucessfully completed interoperability testing at UNH-IOL

Corecess Uses Metalink for VDSL
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Corecess has developed a broadband access product line with scaleable VDSL capabilities, using Metalink's Total-VDSL solution

Ixia Takes IP Test to the Field
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Ixia launches IxChariot Runtime, its application performance test software for field validation of newly installed IP services

AFS Ups Ethernet, IP Services
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

AFS selects IP transit services from Global Crossing and Level 3 for Ethernet Internet Access service in five metropolitan areas

Lucent Wins in Latin America
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Lucent announces contracts with Andinatel in Ecuador, Hondutel in Honduras, and MoviStar P.R. in Puerto Rico

Adtran Launches Ethernet Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Adtran enters the Ethernet switch market with the launch of its NetVanta 1000 Series; announces all-in-one platform

AdventNet Enhances Test Kit
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

AdventNet releases version 4.1 of its Simulation Toolkit to develop and test network management applications

Alcatel Tops DLC Ranking
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Alcatel's DSL line cards lead it to a 34% share of the digital loop carrier market, according to analyst firm RHK

Radware Gets Load Balancing Patent
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Radware has been awarded a patent for its method determining network proximity and the use of it as part of load balancing decisions

Vonage Launches in Canada
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Vonage launches its broadband telephony service in Canada

eBiscom Reports Q1 Prelims
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

eBiscom's Q1 revenues increased 55% year on year to €157M; EBITDA increased from €13.8M in 1Q03 to €46M

GII Appoints Former MCI Exec
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Gary Hale has been appointed to the newly-created position of VP of global operations to lead the company's push into IP services

Chiaro Signs Korean Resellers
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Chiaro Networks signs value-added reseller agreements with Delta Info-Comm and JMC&T in South Korea

NextHop Signs GateD Customers
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Inkra Networks licenses NextHop’s GateD NGC 2.x routing software; Internet Photonics deploys its LightStack products using GateD

Cedar Point Raises $20M
News Wire Feed | 4/13/2004

Cedar Point Communications raises $20M in a financing round led by JP Morgan Partners

NetLogic Supports Intel's ATCA
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

NetLogic Microsystems offers an integrated development environment that supports Intel's latest, AdvancedTCA-based development platforms

Calix Adds VP of NA Ops
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

Calix hires Cisco veteran John Colvin as vice president of North American field operations

Lambda Optical Pockets $14M
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

Lambda Optical Systems, now going by LAMBDA OPTICALSYSTEMS, gets $14M in Series B funding from Sevin Rosen Funds and ComVentures

Cortina Nabs $20M, Execs
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

Cortina Systems closes $20M in VC financing, led by Kodiak; hires Bruce Margetson as VP and CFO, Behrooz Yadegar as VP of operations

Foundry Upgrades ServerIron Family
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

Foundry Networks unveils a complete portfolio of ServerIron Layer 4-7 switches for advanced application switching and security solutions

Juniper, Siemens Win Telefonica Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

Telefonica selects Juniper's E-series, deployed with integration partner Siemens to deliver VPN services over DSL in Brazil

NComm Gets 11 Contracts
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

Has won contracts from Avaya, Cedar Point, Ceterus, Integral Access, KS Telecom, Mangrove, Navini, Pannaway, Polycom, Seranoa, and Telica

Telution Manages Cable VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2004

Telution enhances COMX Cable order management and service assurance software to help cable operators add VOIP to their service mix

Accton Establishes UK Team
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2004

Accton establishes new UK-based product development team, expanding its R&D presence and experience base to meet needs of Tier 1 vendors

Golden Telecom CFO Resigns
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2004

David Stewart will resign from the Russian telecommunications operator in the middle of 2004

NeoWave Incorporates Metalink Solution
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2004

NeoWave will incorporate Metalink's long-reach Total-VDSL solution into its new set of broadband access products

ADC Ships DOCSIS 2.0 CMTS Module
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2004

ADC ships high-density DOCSIS 2.0 module for Cuda 12000 next-generation CMTS

Alcatel Builds Network in Iran
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2004

Alcatel signs contract to provide an integrated communication solution to an onshore gas plant and three offshore platforms in Iran

Comcore Intros WDMs
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2004

Comcore Optical Technologies announces availability of its new 980/1550nm WDMs

Lava Trading Deploys Foundry
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Wall Street technology firm deploys Foundry’s ServerIron 400 Layer 4-7 load balancing switches

AT&T Rated Highly, Wins Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Yankee Group rates AT&T as number one for global network services; Atrium Companies selects AT&T to host its networking applications

ZTE to Draft ITU-T Security Standard
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

ZTE has been granted the right to draft he new ITU-T standard, X.msec-3, as an editor

NetTest Adds OTDR Module
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

NetTest adds CMA 5300 CD-OTDR module to its CMA 5000 multi-layer test platform to measure dispersion over a wide band

Tradingcom Europe Opens NY POP
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Tradingcom Europe has opened a new point of presence (POP) in New York City, adding to its existing points in France, Germany, and the UK

NextHop Announces Partnerships
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

NextHop Technologies partners with Interpeak and Jaluna to ensure compatibility of their products with its GateD routing software

Net Insight Acquires Q2 Labs
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Net Insight adds integrated CWDM transport functionality and next-generation SDH/Sonet (GFP) to its portfolio with purchase of Q2 Labs

Covaro Networks Hires VP of Sales
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Jeff Santos joins Covaro as vice president of sales from Cisco's Optical Technology Group

Telus Picks Juniper Edge Routers
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Telus selects Juniper's infranet-ready E-series routing platform to deliver high-quality broadband services to its customers

Lucent Wins Further Euro Deals
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Lucent announces contracts to support T-Systems' Telekom Global Net, upgrade KPN's ATM network, and provide Hutchinson 3G with PC cards

Symbol Appoints VPs
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Symbol promotes Todd Abbott to SVP of worldwide operations and appoints Thomas Collins to VP of worldwide supply chain operations

NTL Cuts 1,500 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

NTL consolidates its 13 call centers into three specialist centers, cutting 1,500 jobs from its workforce

Analysys Warns on Euro Regulation
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Western European approach to telephony competition will hamper development of central and eastern European telecom, warns Analysys

Broadcom Acquires Sand Video
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Broadcom buys Sand Video, developer of advanced video compression semiconductor technology, for $70.1M in stock and $7.4M in cash

Nortel Targets SMBs
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Nortel enhances its enterprise convergence portfolio to offer solutions for SMBs and branch offices

Paris CLEC Uses Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Erenis delivers broadband Ethernet services to apartment buildings in Paris using Cisco technology

BT Unveils Content Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

BT launches rich media platform for online content providers; has partnered with Real Networks to provide easy-to-use management tools

NP Photonics Gets New CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

NP Photonics appoints Patrick Edsell, previously president and CEO of Gigabit Optics and Spectra-Physics

Kroger Selects Visual Networks
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2004

Grocery chain Kroger uses performance management system Visual UpTime Select to roll out applications on its MPLS-based IP VPN

StockerYale Previews Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

StockerYale will release its Q1 results on April 13; revenues will be between $4.1M and $4.2M, up 25% to 28% of 4Q03

TranSwitch Raises Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Increases its revenue prediction for Q1 and files a shelf registration for up to $60M

MidStream, DataDirect Demo VOD
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

MidStream Technologies and DataDirect Networks deliver massive on-demand streaming and storage solution

Syndesis Upgrades DSL Provisioning
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Syndesis announces release 5.0 of its DSL service provisioning suite for value-added broadband services

COLT Claims 700 IP VPN Customers
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

COLT Telecom has now implemented IP VPN solutions for over 700 business customers at over 5,000 sites across Europe

THUS Carries Radio Over MPLS
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

GWR, using an IP/MPLS network provided by THUS, becomes the first radio broadcaster in the UK to multicast commercial audio over MPLS

Time Warner Picks Esmertec for Java
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Esmertec's Jbed Java Virtual Machine (JVM) to help Time Warner Cable with its OCAP (Open Cable Application Platform) development

Ontario, Michigan Link Research Nets
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

ORION and MERIT to interconnect across the US/Canada border and collaborate on advanced networking technologies and research

Permeo Upgrades SSL VPN Product
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Permeo Application Security Gateway 5.1 boosts management, commerce applications capabilities

Continuum Closes $17.5M Round
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Continuum Photonics completes $17.5M Series C round of financing led by JK&B Capital

Enterasys Names VP
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Enterasys Networks names Steve Macri as regional vice president for northern Europe and South Africa

Tropic Completes Osmine Process
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Tropic Networks completes Telcordia's Osmine services process for the reconfigurable TRX-24000 DWDM transport platform

Sonus Extends Financial Review
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Sonus expands review to include additional periods; appoints CEO Hassa Ahmed as chairman and Bert Notini as president and COO

New Edge Intros Low Cost VPN Services
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

New Edge Networks offers low cost multi-site IP-based managed VPN service using DSL

Infonet Embraces Convergence
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Infonet Services outlines plans for delivering advanced converged voice and video multimedia services capabilities

Swift Chooses NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Swift deploys NetScreen's firewall and VPN solutions to secure its IP data network and IP-based messaging platform, SwiftNet

MCI Offers SSL VPNs With Aventail
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

MCI teams with Aventail to extend its managed remote access IP VPN suite with SSL VPN technology; adds new security to Remote Access

Mindspeed Intros Video Switches
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Mindspeed launches media interface product suite for the broadcast video market, enabling migration to high definition

Phyworks FEC Becomes ITU Standard
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Phyworks announces its Advanced FEC algorithm has been standardized by the ITU in its recently approved Recommendation G.975.1

Finisar Intros Analyzer for Storage
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Finisar introduces new Xgig analyzer blade solutions for Fiber Channel and SAN development

Porn Websites Multiply
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Websense reports number of pornographic websites 17 times greater than in 2000, clogging bandwidth and taking up IT management's time

Fibernet Reports Interim Results
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Fibernet Group reports interim results for the six months ended February 2004; revenue was £18.4M, up from £17.6M in H1 2003

TIA Supports VOIP Bills
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

TIA supports federal legislation for VOIP to prevent piecemeal regulation

Griffin Partners Redbus
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Griffin Internet becomes Redbus Interhouse's 60th connectivity provider

KPN Appoints New CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

KPN appoints Marcel Smits as chief financial officer and member of its management board following the resignation of Maarten Henderson

Telstra Uses Alcatel for FTTP
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2004

Alcatel partners with Telstra for a fibre-to-the-premise pilot in Queensland, Australia

Intellon Raises $23.5M
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Intellon raises $23.5M in new equity financing, led by Comcast Interactive Capital, EnerTech Capital, and Liberty Associated Partners

Bulldog Cuts DSL Prices
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Bulldog throws down the gauntlet to AOL, BT, Freeserve, and Tiscali with 'real' broadband at dialup prices -- £15.99/month

BellSouth Gets Googled
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Google search results and targeted advertisements now available to BellSouth retail dialup and DSL Internet subscribers

Bookham Hires Burke
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Bookham Technology appoints Conrad Burke as senior vice president of its worldwide sales organization

RouteScience Adapts Networking
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Version 5 of RouteScience's adaptive networking software ensures application quality over private/public hybrid networks

NetScreen Touts SSL-Based Appliances
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

NetScreen introduces dedicated SSL-based appliances for secure online meetings and peer-to-peer collaboration

Motorola Demos Cable Mobility
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Demos seamless handoff between cable and WiFi at the NTCA show; also announces a customer win in Brazil

Thorlabs Buys UK Facility
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Thorlabs purchases Melles Griot UK facility, which manufactures nano-positioning systems for high precision alignment applications

Former Sandcraft VP Joins Xelerated
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Network processor developer Xelerated appoints Michael Barar as vice president of sales

Analogix Claims SerDes Advance
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Analogix Semiconductor boasts first high-speed backplane SerDes ICs with adaptive dsp-based noise cancellation, signs Huawei-3Com contract

Nortel Announces SEC Investigation
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

SEC issues a formal order of investigation into Nortel's financial restatements

F5 Makes SSL VPN Friends
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

F5 Networks announces SSL VPN technology alliances; interoperability enables customers to integrate FirePass with existing infrastructure

Fiberxon Closes $10M Round
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Fiberxon completes $10M second round of financing led by Jafco Investments to accelerate product development

Iberdrola Selects Alcatel Router
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2004

Spanish electric utility Iberdrola selects Alcatel's IP service router to migrate its telecom network to IP/MPLS and offer VPLS

Procket Names New Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2004

Procket Networks names David White, formerly part of FORE Systems' initial management team, as vice president of worldwide sales

Occam Gets Mo' Money
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2004

Occam Networks completes its private placement of stock, garnering an additional investment of $1.5M

Net Insight Hires Global Sales Head
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2004

Steven East, former VP of Broadwing's International Carrier Division, joins Net Insight as global sales manager

Huawei Wins NGN Deal in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2004

Embratel selects next-generation platform from Huawei, enabling it to offer local lines and Internet access through ADSL/VDSL

Network Equipment Capex to Rise 2.3%
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2004

TIA predicts network equipment spending will reach $14.4B this year, an increase of 2.3%, and will grow to $16.4B in 2005

Home Town Cable Deploys ADC FTTP
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Home Town Cable Plus deploys ADC OmniReach fiber-to-the-premises solutions

AMCC Acquisition of 3ware Closes
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Applied Micro Circuits dots the Ts and crosses the Is on its acquisition of 3ware

Metalink Boosts China Presence
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Metalink expands its sales and marketing team in China, hiring Joe Xue as country sales manager

Heavy Reading Examines 10-GigE
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

10-Gbit/s Ethernet market bolstered by big improvements in component price and performace, concludes new Heavy Reading report

Dow Jones Replaces Three Stocks
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

AIG, Pfizer, and Verizon will replace AT&T, Eastman Kodak, and International Paper in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on April 8

AT&T Drops Off Dow Jones Index
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

AT&T responds to its removal from the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Global Crossing Wins Brazil Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Global Crossing signs deal with financial extranet Rede de Telecomunicações para o Mercado to offer multimedia services

Level 3 Acquires ICG Biz Unit
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Level 3 acquires wholesale dial access business from ICG communications for around $35M in cash

RUS Accepts FONS
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Fiber Optic Network Solutions gains RUS acceptance for its Central Office and CPE wall/rack mount enclosures

Europe Not Grid Locked
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Enabling Grids for E-Science in Europe (EGEE) project launches to create a permanent, reliable Grid infrastructure across Europe

Newport Intros Pulse Measurement
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Launches Ultrafast Pulse Measurement System to measure temporal, spectral, and spatial characteristics of ultrafast mode-locked laser pulses

Fujitsu, Sumitomo Electric Launch Eudyna
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Fujitsu Quantum Devices and the electronic devices division of Sumitomo Electric have been re-launched as Eudyna Devices

Alcatel, TDC Study Broadband Apps
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Alcatel and TDC to jointly evaluate a series of broadband applications enabled by Alcatel’s OPEN portfolio over TDC's DSL network

Exony Controls Contact Center Costs
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2004

Exony releases version 4 of its cost control software for contact centers

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