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Ex-Networking Execs Form Optical Co.
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Networking visionaries form Maple Networks, Inc.

OptiMight Secures $32M 2nd Round
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Wu-Fu Chen startup is developing long distance transport systems

LuxN Raises $50M+ In 3rd Round
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

New innvestors include E-Tek Dynamics

Cielo Shows Laser with Sandia Labs
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Cielo partners with Sandia for technology breakthrough

Agilent Unveils Terabit Router Tester
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Agilent announces delivery of DTT capabilities on its RouterTester platform

WorldCom Plans 13 European Data Centers
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Will bring total to 41 in 11 countries by 2001

Cable & Wireless Completes Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Creates global Internet business

Crescent Appoints New CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Another Lucent exec jumps ship

Chromatis Sold For $4.5 Billion
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2000

Lucent buys metro optical networking startup

SBC Signs $432M Dark Fiber Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2000

Gives SBC "last mile" fiber across the U.S.

Tellium Boosts Optical Staff
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2000

Three leading optics experts have joined the company's Chief Technology Office

Fujitsu Launches Net Management Services
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2000

Fujitsu Network Services launches full line of network management services.

Nortel Ranked No.1 in Sonet, DWDM
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2000

Nortel Networks has been confirmed as the global market leader in delivering high-performance optical solutions by the latest figures released from the Dell'Oro Group.

Cisco Watch: The Accidental Mentor
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2000

Ben Coes receives advice from Cisco CEO John Chambers

NEC Announces 1.6 Terabit DWDM System
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2000

Ennovate Acquires Cornice
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2000

Boosts its service provisioning expertise

Chromatis Tests with Qwest
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2000

Chromatis Networks, Inc. announced that it has successfully completed the first phase of a comprehensive lab trial of its groundbreaking Metropolis platform with Qwest Communications.

IBM Plans Online Patent Marketplace
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2000

Internet Capital Group and IBM to create online marketplace for intellectual property

Alcatel Completes Newbridge Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2000

Alcatel and Newbridge Networks Corporation announced the completion of Alcatel's acquisition of Newbridge Networks.

ADC Launches Optical Tester
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2000

Lets carriers do non-intrusive remote testing and monitoring

Benchmark Closes $750M European Fund
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2000

Targets early stage hitech startups

Atmosphere Adds DSL Module
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2000

Results in big efficiency gains for carriers, vendor claims

ADVA Records Record Growth
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2000

ADVA Optical Networking Reports 184% Growth in First Quarter Sales.

GST Postpones Shareholders Meeting
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2000

GST will defer its annual shareholders’ meeting and hold the meeting in the course of the Company’s restructuring.

Broadcom to Buy DVI Maker for $242M
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2000

Broadcom Corporation to acquire Pivotal Technologies Corp., a leading-edge developer of DVI and wireless communications solutions.

Lucent, Alteon Clinch Pact
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2000

Lucent to resell Alteon web switches packaged with Lucent firewall.

Foundry Ships New Router Software
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2000

Tellabs Launches DWDM Platform
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

Will scale to 128 channels of 10 Gbit/s

Metro-Optix Launches Edge Switch
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

Aims eliminate requirements for Sonet, ATM, IP equipment

Cisco Maps Out Software Strategy
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

Targets delivery of next generation Internet services

Vendors Launch Java OSS Initiative
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

Aims to streamline business processes between carriers

Global Crossing Sues Tyco
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

Global Crossing seeks over $1 Billion in suit against Tyco Submarine Systems.

Fujitsu Introduces Tunable Lasers
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

Fujitsu introduces 4-channel tunable transmitter module for DWDM systems.

Nortel Buys Component Startup for $35.5M
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

Nortel Networks acquires Photonic Technologies for up to US $35.5 million to extend leadership in building the optical Internet.

Nortel Remolds Its Component Business
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2000

New division will incorporate Xros, Coretek

Corning Buys MEMS Maker
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2000

Acquires remaining 67% of Intellisense for $500 million in Corning stock

Optical Solutions Sells PONs to IBN
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2000

Optical Solutions, Inc awarded $16 Million fiber-to-the-home contract from Integrated Broadbankd Network (IBN).

Centerpoint Intros Provisioning Scheme
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2000

Centerpoint optical networking technology allows carriers to grow metro and regional networks at Internet speed.

Tenor Unveils Management System
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2000

Tenor Networks announces industry's first solution designed to transform optical network capacity into revenue and profits.

Terawave Launches PON Products
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2000

Offers symmetrical 622 Mbit/s connections over single fiber

Luminous Launches Optical Access Switch
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2000

Carries packet and circuit switched traffic over same net

Cyberoptics Announces Stock Split
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2000

CyberOptics announces three-for-two stock split.

CyberOptics Launches Manufacturing Co.
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2000

CyberOptics enters fiber optic telecommunications market by launching new manufacturing automation company.

ADC's Broadband Sales Up 93%
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2000

EBITDA up 80%.

ADC Looks For New CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2000

Cadogan to retire in 12-18 months.

Lucent To Expand In Europe
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2000

Lucent Technologies today announced plans to expand its regional workforce by more than 2,000 people in the next six months.

Lightlogic Raises $57.5 Million
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2000

Component vendor to ramp up manufacturing capacity.

Sycamore Reports Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2000

Sycamore Networks, Inc. reports $59.2 million in revenues and a 5-cent profit for the third quarter of fiscal year 2000.

Kalkhoven Quits JDS Uniphase
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2000

JDS Uniphase Corporation announced the retirement of Kevin Kalkhoven as Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and from the Board of Directors of the Company.

Pan-European Carrier Picks Lucent
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2000

NETs selects Lucent Technologies to deploy pan-European optical network.

Telica Closes $50 Million Second Round
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2000

Cisco Watch: Scratch My Back
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2000

Cisco Systems is utilizing a "soft asset" to lure and keep customers: Its enterprise-business sales force, which can receive bonus commissions for helping land customers for Cisco's service-provider partners.

Williams Selects Nortel for Metro
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2000

Williams selects Nortel Networks' optical solutions for first phase U.S. metro expansion.

Microcosm and Jenoptik Team to Support MEMS
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2000

Microcosm Technologies and Jenoptik team to support optical and microfluidics MEMS.

Ciena Intros Management Suite
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2000

CIENA Corporation today announced the launch of its LightWorks ON-Center Management Suite.

Foundry Unveils Optical Gig-E Modules
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2000

Foundry Networks, Inc. announced production shipments of the industry's first 8-port Gigabit Ethernet interface module.

Allegiance Signs $350M Lucent Order
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2000

Lucent Technologies and Allegiance Telecom, Inc. announced a three-year, $350 million global procurement agreement for a broad range of advanced telecommunications equipment, software and services.

Bell Nexxia to Build Gig-Ethernet WAN
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2000

Bell Nexxia deploys Nortel Networks' optical ethernet solution to INTRIA-HP.

IPD, Rogers Settle Cable Suit
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2000

Intellectual Property Development, Inc. (“IPD”) announced that a settlement has been reached in the patent infringement lawsuit between IPD and Rogers Communications, Inc.

Bookham Revenue Up 79%
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2000

Bookham Technology product revenue up 79% from previous quarter.

Lightwave Announces 40-Channel Component
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2000

Lightwave Microsystems Corporation announced the addition of a 40-Channel Gaussian Passband 100 GHz AWG MUX/DMUX.

360networks Says Revenue Grew 76%
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2000

360networks first quarter revenue increases 76%.

Alcatel Sells DWDM To China
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2000

China Telecom selects Alcatel's 'wet and dry' optical networking solutions to build two DWDM national backbones.

Ciena Intros New Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2000

CIENA Corporation announced the introduction of its newest intelligent optical core switching product, MultiWave CoreDirector CI, an entry version of CIENA's market-leading MultiWave CoreDirector switch.

Startup Confirms Pittman Appointment
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2000

Atlantic Tech Backs High-Speed Transmitter
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2000

Investment confirms Atlantic's new strategy to invest in electronic infrastructure and communication technologies.

Cisco Buys Qeyton for $800M
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2000

Cisco Systems today announced the acquisition of privately-held Qeyton Systems.

Novalux Unveils High-Power Laser
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2000

Breakthrough in laser technology leads to faster, cheaper bandwidth.

Quarry Tech Intros Smart Switch
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2000

Quarry Technologies announced plans to offer a network-aware applications delivery switch.

SDL to Buy AWG Vendor for $1.8B
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2000

SDL Inc. will acquire Photonic Integration Research Inc., developer of arrayed waveguide gratings (AWGs), for $1.8 billion.

360networks Sells $91.8M in Extra Shares
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2000

360networks announces exercise of over-allotment option in initial public offering.

Level 3 Intros Wavelength Service
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2000

Level 3 introduces new service that lowers network costs for Internet service providers and telecommunications carriers.

Broadwing Intros Wavelength Services
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2000

Innovative wavelength services package provides customers high capacity capabilities with maximum cost flexibility.

Iaxis Activates Backbone
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2000

Iaxis today launched the first phase of its new 5Gbps broadband Internet backbone for ISPs.

C&W Ends Phase 1 IP Build
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2000

Cable and Wireless plc announced it has completed on schedule the first phase of its $3.5 billion global IP (internet protocol) network build programme.

MFN Reports 73% Growth Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2000

Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. reported first quarter results. Revenues for the quarter increased 73%.

NewPort Announces 10G CMOS Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

NewPort Communications Inc., a supplier of high-speed communications chips for the wide area networking industry, announced the industry's first serial 10Gbps CMOS transceiver chipset at Networld+Interop.

Marconi Intros WAN Access Prods
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

Marconi has introduced its Service Edge - WAN Access Portfolio.

Tele1 Europe Buys Dynarc Switches
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

Dynarc and Tele1 Europe sign $4 million agreement to deploy metro optical rings in the Nordics.

Ciena Supplies Switches to Qwest
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

Qwest Communications, CIENA Enter Supply Agreement for CIENA LightWorks Optical Networking Solutions

FiberNet To Give Sprint Metro Access
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

FiberNet will provide Sprint with in-building and metropolitan area backbone capacity for its world class network.

MFN Invests $52M in Undersea Links
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

Metromedia Fiber Network Takes Stake in Undersea Fiber-Optic Cables To Interconnect Its Worldwide IP Infrastructure.

Vendors Demo Fibre Channel Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

Four vendors participate in demo at Network + Interop

Optical Solutions Wins $2.7M Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2000

HOMETOWN SOLUTIONS SIGNS $2.7 MILLION FIBER-TO-THE-HOME (FTTH) CONTRACT WITH OPTICAL SOLUTIONS, INC.

Sycamore Signs Global Distributors
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2000

Sycamore Networks announced it has established a global distribution network for its portfolio of intelligent optical networking products and services through a series of agreements with multiple international distributors.

JDSU Acquires China's Casix
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2000

JDS Uniphase Corporation announced that it has acquired Fujian Casix Laser Inc, a leading supplier of crystals, fiberoptic components and optics for telecommunications networks.

Nortel Creates Optical Components Unit
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2000

Nortel Networks has created a high performance optical components business unit.

NTT Buys Verio For $5.5 Billion
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2000

AstroTerra Intros Wireless Laser Comms
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2000

Solution combines Adaptive Broadband's AB-Access wireless data networking gear with high-speed laser communications.

Cisco To Acquire ArrowPoint For $5.7B
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2000

Cisco Systems announced a definitive agreement to acquire publicly traded ArrowPoint Communications, Inc.

Corvis Files for IPO
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2000

Registers with SEC, releases preliminary prospectus.

Corvis To Buy Algety Telecom
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2000

Strengthens Corvis's ability to eliminate electrical interfaces on long haul routes.

ADC to Acquire Altitun for $872M
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2000

Acquisition will give ADC tunable lasers.

Hynex Intros Dark Fiber ATM Rings
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2000

ATM switch supports 255-Mbit/s dark fiber or wireless rings.

Alcatel May Offer Cable IPO
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2000

Firm seeks freedom focus on fiber optics, Internet telecom.

Williams to Outfit Time Warner Telecom
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2000

Five-year agreement worth up to $40M.

Cirrex Raises $6.5M
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2000

Startup plans to develop DWDM-enabled ADMs for access networks

Band-X Sets Up In The U.S.
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2000

Cisco Introduces Metro DWDM Platform
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2000

Cisco Introduces the Cisco Metro 1500 Series, MAN DWDM.

Network Photonics Gets $10M In 1st Round
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2000

Network Photonics Raised $10 Million in First Round of Financing.

Luminous Raises $60M
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2000

Luminous Networks Raises $60 Million in Third Round Funding.

Broadcom Intros 10-G Ethernet Chip
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2000

Broadcom Enters Optical Networking Market with World's First 10-Gigabit 4-Channel CMOS Transceiver.

Telseon Closes $80M Round
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2000

TELSEON CLOSES $80 MILLION FUNDING ROUND WITH INVESTMENT BANKS, STRATEGIC PARTNERS JOINING LEADING VENTURE FIRMS.

Agilent Unveils ATM OC-12 Probe
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2000

Agilent Technologies expands network management solutions with industry-first ATM OC-12 probe.

MRV Completes Jolt Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2000

MRV Communications, Inc. today completed its previously announced acquisition of Jolt Ltd., based in Jerusalem, Israel.

Chiaro Hires IP Expert
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2000

Chiaro Networks Appoints Elliott Gerberg to Office of Technology.

Altera Buys Optical Chipmaker
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2000

Altera Acquires DesignPRO Inc.; Enhances SOPC Solutions for Optical Internetworking Applications.

Entridia Intros Optical Router Chips
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2000

Optimized for power and performance, Entridia's optical edge router ICs address systems from the telco central office to the Internet backbone.

HotRail Intros CMOS Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2000

HotRail Inc. introduced ultra high-speed, low-power CMOS transceivers for next-generation networking system designs.

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