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Arroyo Hires Temp CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2003

Arroyo Optics appoints Hatch Graham, chairman and CEO of Bandwidth9, as interim CEO and president

GlobalX Releases April Earnings
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2003

Consolidated revenue of approximately $228M, consolidated cash balance of approximately $584M, consolidated EBITDA a loss of $11M

XO Bids $700M for GlobalX
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

XO Communications offers to acquire Global Crossing for $700M, $100M more than the current bid from Singapore Technologies Telemedia

Lucent Raises $1.5B
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

Raises $1.525 billion through convertible senior debt offering

Sorrento Restructuring OK'd
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

Sorrento Networks shareholders approve restructuring plan by wide margin; seeks to satisfy Nasdaq regs

IMC Launches Ethernet CPE
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

New Access EtherLinX designed to cut the cost of delivering metropolitan Ethernet services to business customers

ADC Prices Notes
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

ADC prices $350 million convertible subordinated notes offering

Photon Gets German Reseller
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

BFi Optilas is now the exclusive representative for Photon products in Germany

Bookham Boosts Integration
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

Three semiconductor processes allow smarter integration by driving down costs while simultaneously enhancing system functionality

Juniper Boosts Security
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

Announces J-Protect, a comprehensive solution that advances network security

Marconi Boosts Security
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

New enhancements to network management software support Triple Data Encryption Standard for Simple Network Management Protocol

Turin Adds DCS
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2003

Adds scaleable wideband DCS functionality to the its flagship Traverse Platform

Arris Announces Product, Partnership
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Cadant C4 CMTS, with software release 3.1 and FlexCAM technology, is available; announces Key Distribution Center with Alopa Networks

Blue Coat Closes Quarter
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Revenue was $11.8M for Q4 of fiscal 2003, compared with $11.7M in the prior quarter; net loss of $1.2M or $0.14 per share

Molex Ends Year, Wields Axe
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Will downsize two facilities in the United States and close two smaller European facilities

Union Slams MCI
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

CWA 'does not believe that a company that has admitted to the largest corporate fraud in our history should be rewarded by our government'

Group Eyes MCI/Fed Contracts
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Citizens Against Government Waste requests information relating to government contracts with MCI

ADC Offering Notes
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

To offer up to $350 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible subordinated Notes

Movaz Hires 2 Honchos
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

John Beagley joins as SVP of global sales; Johnson Agogbua! joins as SVP for network quality and customer service

UK Joins Euro Testbed
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Higher Education Funding Council for England is investing £6.5M in an initiative known as UKLight, an Anglo-Dutch collaboration

RBOCs Agree on Access Specs
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

BellSouth, SBC, and Verizon adopt common tech requirements for fiber to the premises; to seek equipment proposals for potential deployment

General Bandwidth Wins FTTH Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Canada's Futureway Communications selects the G6 Packet Gateway for deployment of voice over its multiservice fiber network

Paradyne Unleashes Tsunami
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

GranDSLAM 8820 Tsunami is a standards-based, carrier class, scaleable, high-capacity, multiservice DSLAM platform

TI Ships Some Modems
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Netgear, SMC, and Toshiba have all chosen Texas Instruments' retail-ready residential gateway cable modems

Oplink Stays on Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Has regained compliance with the Nasdaq National Market continued listing requirements

Adtran Adds SHDSL to DSLAM
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Announces expanded G.shdsl delivery from the Total Access 3000, its full-service DSLAM

Verizon to Redeem Debentures
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Verizon New York and Verizon New England to redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of their $100M debentures

C-COR Adds to Management Suite
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

New application module, the Network Configuration Manager, joins its Integrated Services Management suite of OSS software

Marconi Reports on Its Year
News Wire Feed | 5/29/2003

Group sales £2.0B; group operating loss £729M; group loss after taxation £1.1B; group loss per share 39.9 pence for fiscal year 2003

Lucent to Raise $1.3B in Bonds
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Company also announces approximately $600 million in credit facilities for new and existing letters of credit

Exar Integrates LIU and More
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

New chip mashes together a line interface unit, ATM UNI framer and jitter attenuation

NTT Deploys Vivace MPLS
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

NTT Communications deploys the Viva Multi-Service node in new multiservice MPLS network

Mitsubishi Has Fast Diodes
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

ML9xx40 Series of distributed feedback laser diodes enable 2.5-Gbit/s 100km transmission at 85 degrees C for first time

Riverstone Delays 10-K
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Delaying the filing of its Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 1, 2003, which is due on May 30

F&S Looks at Test Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Frost & Sullivan says capex slowdown is limiting end-users' demand for test equipment

IDC: Support Services Spending to Grow
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Worldwide network product services spending will increase to $15.5 billion by 2007, a growth rate of 8.9%

Moto Wins Mountain Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Arrow Cuts 400
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Company will realize approximately $25 million in annual operating expense savings

Polaris Picks Ops Boss
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Former BrightLink COO and HP executive Jacob Vigil appointed SVP of operations

FiberCore Faces Delisting
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Hearing to contest the delisting of its securities from the Nasdaq Smallcap Market was held on May 22

Transport Market Declines
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Optical transport equipment market declines 4% in 1Q03 according to Dell'Oro Group

Lemur Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Mark Stalica (who has no prehensile tail) has joined the company as Vice President, World Wide Sales

Stratos Unloads Semiconductor Biz
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

To sell its Bandwidth Semiconductor subsidiary for an undisclosed sum to Spire Corp.

AT&T Intros Recovery Services
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Announces new integrated recovery, availability, and reliability services

BellSouth Extends LD Reach
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Launches long-distance service offering in Georgia and Louisiana

Balts Buy Cisco MPLS Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Lithuanian Telecom to deliver next-gen voice and data services based on Cisco 12000 Series routers

Agilent Ships Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Begins customer shipments of industry's first hot-pluggable DWDM transceivers

Web Surfers Want Safety
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

High-speed Internet users want service providers to help them secure their home computers, says a new study

Fibernet Takes DSL to Liverpool
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Fibernet Group announces plans to include Liverpool in its national rollout of Symmetric DSL (SDSL) services

Qwest Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Announces first-quarter net income of $150 million or $0.09 per diluted share

Marconi to Resell Laurel
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

BXR-5000 edge router as part of a partnership between its Broadband Routing and Switching group and privately held Laurel Networks

Alvarion Wins in Kentucky
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Owensboro Municipal Utilities has deployed Alvarion's BreezeAccess point-to-multipoint solution to offer broadband services

Convergys to Manage Avaya Ops
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

Convergys to assume operation of Avaya global employee service operations in EMEA and Asia/Pacific

Juniper Boosts Security
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2003

J-Protect, a comprehensive solution that advances network security, works across the E-, M- and T-series platforms

Juniper Offers Notes
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Has agreed to sell 5-year zero-coupon senior convertible notes resulting in gross proceeds of $350 million

Tunable Laser MSA Adds 2
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Agility and Princeton Optronics have joined Bookham, GTRAN, Intel, iolon, QDI, Santur, and Vitesse in support of the OIF MSA

Luminous Targets MTUs
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Unveils its PacketWave E500, a compact and cost-effective multiservice transport platform

Ample Aggregates Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Announces its Harrier family of frame processors for the development of 10/100/1000-Ethernet enterprise and metro area network systems

Wave7 Wins Euro FTTH Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Teleste acquires non-exclusive access to Wave7’s Last Mile Link FTTX broadband access system products for marketing in Europe

ADC to Integrate Internet Photonics
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

ADC will provide installation, commissioning, and integration services for Internet Photonics' LightStack family of products

Pandatel Unveils CWDM System
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Modular CWDM system FOMUX 2500 based on TDM for economic bundling of up to eight wavelengths on one optical fiber

Tellabs Adds L2 Switching
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Enhances the Tellabs 6300 managed transport series with Layer 2 switching to enable MPLS-managed QOS

Little Debbie Likes Peribit
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

McKee Foods has purchased Peribit Networks' SR-50 Sequence Reducers to boost performance for its mission-critical ERP traffic

Infonetics: Hard Times for Hardware
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Worldwide optical network hardware revenue decreased to $2.1 billion in 1Q03, down 7% from 4Q02, according to Infonetics Research

Packet Design Names R&D Boss
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2003

Rodrigo G. Alonso, from Andes Networks, appointed vice president of research and development

3Com Completes CommWorks Sale
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2003

Completes sale of selected assets of its CommWorks carrier business to UTStarcom for approximately $100 million in cash

SBC Slammed
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2003

Illinois Coalition for Competitive Telecommunications accuses SBC of misleading practices in getting its ratehike passed

Ditech Down, Altamar Out
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2003

Q4 revenues $12M, down 2% from the prior quarter; seeking to sell its Altamar Networks optical business unit; shutdowns, layoffs loom

Swedes Win Big in the Baltics
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2003

Ericsson has won a contract to supply the national Estonian operator's DSL

Time Warner Deploys Cisco VOIP Kit
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2003

Delivering the first VOIP cable primary-line residential telephone service with Cisco Broadband Local Integrated Services Solution

Lucent, McData Extend SANs
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Lucent and McData to jointly develop comprehensive solutions for storage networking both in and between data centers

MCI Wins Satellite Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

First a GSM contract in Iraq (yes, really), now a VSAT deal for the weather watchers. Does MCI, aka WorldCom, have some guardian angels?

Picolight Takes eSFP to 5-Gig
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Picolight extends Enhanced Small Form Factor Pluggable optical transceiver line to enable 5-Gbit/s optical interconnect applications

Optical Solutions Delivers Digital Video
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

FTTH Communications and Optical Solutions launch switched digital video services in Evermoor, a planned community in Minnesota

AOMEMS Intros 1x16 Optical Switch
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

AOMEMS debuts 1x16 optical switch designed for optical network monitoring and test and measurement applications

SBC: No Illinois Layoffs for 12 Months
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

SBC Illinois expands DSL network, saves 500 jobs that had been slated for cuts, and promises no layoffs in Illinois for the next 12 months

3Com Salutes Ethernet at 30
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Gets all misty-eyed, hosts an event to honor the 30th birthday of the now-ubiquitous networking technology

Velio Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Velio Communications appoints Dean Grumlose, former VP of routing products at PMC-Sierra, as vice president of marketing

Cisco, Time Warner Deliver VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Time Warner Cable delivers VOIP service to Portland, Maine using Cisco Systems gear

BT Reports Strong Full-Year Results
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

EPS was £0.14, up 61%, on profits of £1.83B, up 44% per cent; net debt reduced by £4.1B; dividend is £0.06 per share, up from £0.02

Scifres Joins Network Elements' Board
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Network Elements adds 'respected industry authority' Donald R. Scifres to its advisory board

Marconi Gets Into Fuel Cells
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Marconi to integrate Metallic Power zinc fuel cells in turnkey backup power systems for telecommunications industry

NetScreen Integrates Network Security
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

New appliance integrates firewall, VPN, and IDP technologies; teams with Trend Micro to deliver even tighter network security integration

Pulse Offers DSL Splitter
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Pulse introduces Excelsus central office (CO) DSL splitter circuits for China, Japan, and other parts of Asia

Arden Photonics Intros MPX-1
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Arden Photonics has launched a new product, the MPX-1, for measuring the Mode Power Distribution (MPD) of multimode optical fibres

Ciena Announces Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Ciena revenues up 4 percent sequentially, but posted a net loss of $0.42 per share, seeing no improvement in market

Sheer BOS Improves Cash Flow
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Study by Breakthru-Strategies finds that Sheer's Broadband Operating Supervisor can improve VPN operators' cash flow by up to 33%

ADC Q2 Sales Slip
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Net sales were $191.9M, down from $298.3M last year, for a net loss of $29.4M ($0.04 per share), down from $89.2M ($0.11 per share)

Granite Enhances Xng
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2003

Granite Systems' next-generation service resource management system provides platform to enhance customer service and reduce costs

IPG Claims Laser Output Record
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

IPG Photonics achieves record of 300 watts of low-noise, single-mode output power from industrial Ytterbium fiber laser

Lightcross Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Leslie Richter, former head of Cisco's optical component investments, joins Lightcross as VP of marketing and business development

Westell Posts Q4, FY Profits
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Westell achieves its fourth consecutive profitable quarter, with net income of $3.8M ($0.06 per share) on revenues of $54.8M

SEC Fines WorldCom $500M
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

SEC proposes settlement of civil action against WorldCom, calling for a civil penalty of $1.51B, but they'll let 'em off the hook for $500M

Digital Lightwave Keeps Sliding in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Sales totaled $1.6M, down from $6.3M last year, for a net loss of $13.2M ($0.42 per share), up from $5.5M ($0.18 per share) in 1Q02

Extreme Touts Share Lead, New Customer
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Dell'Oro lists Extreme as the market share leader in Layer 3 10-Gig Ethernet shipments; Hancock picks Extreme for FTTH deployment

Tele2 Picks Tellabs SDH Platform
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Tele2 selects Tellabs SDH platform to integrate high-speed data services into existing network

UTStarcom Wins More China Deals
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Wins $57.9M deal with China Netcom to deploy IP-based PAS system in Beijing, $20M deal with China Telecom for expansion in Guangdong

Broadband Services Names VP
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Broadband Services hires veteran cable executive Antonio Dominguez as vice president, national accounts

Nortel Lands Monster, SaskTel Deals
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

SaskTel and TMP Technologies, a subsidiary of recruitment leader Monster, to deploy Nortel's Multimedia Communications Portfolio

Lucent Upgrades Army Networks
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Lucent Technologies announces $50M in contracts with the US Army to upgrade and integrate its data networks in North America and Asia

Ericsson Wins DSL Deals in China
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Ericsson wins contracts to expand China Telecom's DSL network in Nanchang and deploy its DSLAM in Ningbo

DirecTV Deploys Harmonic Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

DirecTV upgrades broadcast facilities, expands local market coverage with Harmonic's DiviCom encoders and statistical multiplexing systems

Lucent Releases VitalSuite 9.1
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

Lucent Technologies' next-generation network management software improves network performance and minimizes downtime

CipherOptics Secures $9.6M
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

CipherOptics closed a Series B round of venture funding totaling $9.6M, led by Kodiak Venture Partners

NetLogic Adds Interfaces to NSEs
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2003

NetLogic Microsystems ships its GLQ family of network search engines (NSEs) with multiple integrated LA-1 interfaces

Transporters Pick Cisco for Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Utah Department of Transportation, Cubic, and IdleAire select Cisco Catalyst 2955 for Ethernet deployment in harsh environments

Infonet Extends IP VPN Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Infonet to provide Bobst Group with a customized MPLS-enabled IP VPN network, linking 22 sites, under a four-year contract extension

Infineon to Test Tire Pressure
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Infineon to acquire SensoNor, a leading provider of tire pressure and acceleration sensors, for about €48M. No, they're not kidding

Zhone AccessNode Supports ESA
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Zhone announces support for ESA (Emergency Stand Alone) for services on the AccessNode product family; scores envia tel as customer

RPR Alliance Offers Business Case
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

The RPR Alliance's study finds significant cost savings as networks scale in terms of number of users and increased bandwidth per user

Woojyun Preps 50-Mbit/s DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Woojyun Systec is the first to pass Hanaro Telecom's VDSL benchmark test for 50-Mbit/s, using VDSL-DMT chipsets from Ikanos

Lucent Uses Axsun Monitor
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Axsun signs a deal to supply optical monitors to provide real-time monitoring of signal integrity in Lucent's Metropolis DWDM system

Aussie Carrier Picks Lumentis for SAN
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Australian broadband carrier Uecomm picks Lumentis optical solution to provide enterprise storage area networking to OM Australia

Tropic Debuts Managed ROADM
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Tropic Networks announces fully managed reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) platform powered by Wavelength Tracker

RSoft Simulates Thin Film Design
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

RSoft's LinkSIM software simulates the performance of optical thin film filters designed with Thin Film Center's Essential Macleod

Lucent Wins in Zhejiang Province
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Zhejian Telecom to deploy a full range of Lucent Technologies optical solutions for local transport networks in Hangzhou and Wenzhou

NTT Manages Juniper's Data Center
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

NTT America secures multi-year contract from Juniper Networks for network collocation and related data center solution services

Efficient Leads in DSL Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Efficient Networks leads the world with 15% market share of DSL customer premises equipment, according to Dell'Oro Group

FNC Picks Lattice FPSC
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Lattice Field Programmable System Chip (FPSC) drives Gigabit Ethernet capability in Fujitsu Flashwave 4100 multiservice platform

Romanians Pick Cisco for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Astral Telecom chooses BearingPoint and Cisco solution to support expansion into voice-over-IP services in Romania

BT Upgrades With Nortel
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

BT to evolve pan-European optical networks with deployment of Nortel Networks OPTera Connect HDX optical switch

Motorola Beefs Up Digital TV Lineup
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Motorola showcases DTV and broadband solutions at Mediacast 2003; acquires Multimedia Home Platform technology from Cadence

Nymex Picks MFN's Optical Service
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

New York Mercantile Exchange selects MFN's WaveChannel service for secure, high-speed private optical network for disaster recovery

Electrolux Picks Equant IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Equant signs a five-year, $29M contract renewal to provide Electrolux IT Solutions with a global IP VPN connecting 160 sites in 33 countries

Cisco Enhances Security
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2003

Cisco announces new management, performance, and scalability extensions

Larscom Launches Multiservice Platform
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Larscom intros the Orion 7400, a multiservice access platform for economically extending Sonet to deliver both TDM and Ethernet services

Marconi Wins €50M Telecom Italia Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Telecom Italia renews two frame contracts worth €50M for the supply of high-capacity transmission equipment over the next two years

Commscope to Take Charges
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

CommScope expects to incur charges from its 18.4% ownership interest in OFS BrightWave, socked with restructuring, charges, and job cuts

LSI Becomes an Extreme Enabler
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

LSI Logic's high-performance ASIC chipset enables Extreme Networks' next-generation switch technology

Anda Offers Ethernet Kit
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Anda Networks announces EtherTone product family to enable next-gen services using existing Sonet infrastructure and Ethernet technology

Westinghouse Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Westinghouse selects Sprint as its primary carrier for IP, private line, and Frame Relay data as well as voice services

Extreme Enhances Alpine Switch
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Extreme Networks introduces next-generation Triumph modules for its Alpine modular switching platform

Metrobility Unveils EFM Products
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Metrobility introduces the RA21 ONU, the first in a new series of products meeting IEEE recommendations for Ethernet in the First Mile

MCI, AT&T Sue Illinois Commission
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

AT&T and MCI join consumer groups in a lawsuit against SBC and the Illinois Commerce Commission over Illinois Senate Bill 885

Atreus Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Atreus Systems promotes Andrea Baptiste from executive VP of marketing and business development to chief executive officer

Vitesse Debuts XFP Module
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Vitesse Semiconductor unveils its 10-Gbit/s small form-factor pluggable (XFP) interface card

Mindspeed Puts Line Card on Chip
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Mindspeed integrates a 12-port LIU with framers, mappers, and TAP driver software for the first DS3/E3/STS-1 'line card on a chip'

GoTel Deploys Telica in Jamaica
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

GoTel Communications deploys the Telica Plexus 9000 to provide broadband services throughout the island of Jamaica

Lucent Names Global Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Lucent Technologies names Robert Warstler to the newly created position of head of global sales

Cox Deploys Juniper Routers
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Cox Communications deploys Juniper Networks' T-series routing platforms in national IP network to support Internet traffic growth

Chiaro Intros IP Routing Platform
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Chiaro Networks launches the Enstara infrastructure-class IP routing portfolio, which is deployed by IP Networks and tested by BTexact

Telcordia Teams With Atreus
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Telcordia Technologies teams with Atreus Systems to radically accelerate and simplify service introduction and fulfillment

BellSouth Expands LD Services
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

BellSouth expands long-distance services with Voice Virtual Private Network, Calling Card for businesses, and Conferencing services

TM Forum Forms SP Council
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

TeleManagement Forum forms an influential Service Provider Leadership Council to help drive the industry in a common direction

Asian Broadband Satellite to Boom
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Government initiatives expected to boost Asia/Pacific broadband satellite market, creating a $966M market by 2007, says Northern Sky

Spirent, Sheer Team on Management
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Sheer's Broadband Operating Supervisor to combine with Spirent’s Perform OSS for management of ATM, DSL, and IP-VPN services

Texas Messes With Qwest
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Qwest awarded a contract to provide dedicated Internet access to the University of Texas System Office of Telecommunication Services

Wintegra Targets DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Releases two network processors aimed at DSL equipment for both IP and ATM environments

IDT, Cavium Team on Security Gateway
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Companies plan to contribute a microprocessor and security chip, respectively, for a Linux-based security gateway

Alcatel Launches Big DSLAM
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Alcatel 7301 makes it easier for carriers to roll out advanced business and multimedia services

Marconi Debuts on Stock Market
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2003

Trading of shares, notes, warrants starts on London Stock Exchange

Oluma Intros Multimode Sensor
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2003

Oluma introduces the Multimode Signal Sensor, the multimode version of its popular integrated tap and photodetector modules

Agilent Intros Amplifiers
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2003

Agilent Technologies introduces economical surface-mount Darlington RFIC gain block amplifiers for applications to 2.5 GHz

Tasman Appoints Video VP
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2003

John Guilhamet named director of video applications sales, to address growing demand for high-performance WAN connectivity solutions

Cisco Closes SignalWorks Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2003

The acquisition of SignalWorks advances Cisco's leadership in the fast-growing global IP telephony market

Broadwing Reprimands COO
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2003

Broadwing concludes internal investigation; amends 2002 10-K annual report; reprimands COO John Cassidy

Alcatel to Buy TiMetra
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2003

Alcatel to pay approximately US$150 million in Alcatel American Depositary Shares and Alcatel shares

Covad Q1 Revenue Slightly Up
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Covad Communications revenue was $90.9M, up 3% sequentially, for a net loss of $34.7M ($0.16 per share), nearly flat sequentially

Optelecom Profits Jump in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Optelecom posts seventh consecutive profitable quarter with revenues of $3.5M, up 6%, for net income of $368,522 ($0.12 per share), up 80%

Marconi Updates on Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

The schemes of arrangement for Marconi Corp. plc and Marconi plc are expected to become effective and legally binding on May 19, 2003

General Dynamics to Supply Army
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

General Dynamics Network Systems awarded $5.1M order to upgrade the telecommunications system at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga.

Texas Prototypes Taps 3SAE
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

3SAE to provide its entire optical manufacturing product line to Texas Prototypes for its new state-of-the-art photonics lab

S&P: DT Ratings Unchanged
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Despite its first profitable quarter in three years, Standard & Poor's ratings and outlook for Deutsche Telekom remain unchanged

SBC Helps Secure the Homeland
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

SBC Communications introduces the Homeland Security Risk Assessment package for city, county, and state governments

OIF Publishes UNI/NNI Security Spec
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Optical Internetworking Forum approves the Security Extension for the UNI and NNI Implementation Agreement, adds two to board

Golden Gets GigE With It
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Golden Telecom opens a Gigabit Ethernet network in Moscow, allowing the provision of data transmission services at speeds up to 1 Gbit/s

Amdocs Enhances Enabler
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Amdocs launches Enabler v5.0, featuring out-of-the-box integration with Amdocs ClarifyCRM and advanced online charging capabilities

Allegiance Declares Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Allegiance Telecom to pursue financial restructuring under Chapter 11; reports Q1 revenues of $204.6M, up 26.2% from last year

Anritsu Intros Optical Tester
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Introduces Lightning Vector Network Analyzer with integrated photodiode and laser source for analysis of high-speed optoelectronic components

Dynegy Closes Sale to 360networks
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Dynegy completes sale of US communications business to 360networks

Ciena Launches LightWorks Services
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Ciena launches its LightWorks Services initiative to improve carriers’ service profitability while maximizing existing infrastructure

Pirelli Intros Singlemode Fiber
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Pirelli Telecom Cables and Systems launches SM Light, the world's tightest-specification (singlemode) G.652 fiber

Datiq, COLT Transport Video
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Successful pilot project for digital transmission of high-quality AV material leads to partnership between Datiq Data Logistics and COLT

ECI Narrows Q1 Loss, Names Chair
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Revenues were $118.7M, down from $175.4M, for a net loss of $7.8M; Shlomo Dovrat named chairman; Krish Prabhu named vice chairman

Equant Offers Videoconferencing
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Equant launches global IP videoconferencing solution for multinational customers in 85+ countries

Global Crossing Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Global Crossing names Daniel P. O'Brien executive vice president and chief financial officer, as former CFO Dan J. Cohrs is phased out

eBiscom Q1 Revenue Jumps
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

eBiscom Q1 revenues rise to a record €101.7M, up 55% from last year, for a net loss of €60.1M

DT's Back in Black for Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2003

Deutsche Telekom revenues climbed 6.6% Y/Y to €13.6B, creating net income of €0.85B, positive for the first time since 2000

Crossbeam Stacks Up on Security
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Company announces a stackable security switch and a new partner program

Zarlink Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Spencer Lanthier, vice chairman of the former Toronto Stock Exchange, joins the chip firm's board of directors

Verizon Soups Up DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Verizon supercharges DSL with new Wi-Fi access, higher speed, lower prices and 'Verizon Online DSL with MSN 8' service

Caspian Expands Into Asia
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Caspian Networks opens its Asia/Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong, names Gregory J. Perry to lead it

Zarlink Intros Analog Timing Chip
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Zarlink delivers world's first Sonet/SDH analog timing chip with six ultra-low jitter clocks for optical line cards

Multilink Intros SAN Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Multilink enables 10-Gbit/s Fibre Channel storage area networks with PHYreStorm XGMII to 10-Gbit/s serial transceiver

CopperCom Saved(?) by Heico
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

The Heico Companies, a $1.5 billion international conglomerate, to purchase a majority interest in next-gen switch maker CopperCom

Highwave Launches CATV Products
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Highwave Optical Technologies introduces a new line of products intended for the CATV market

GalayOr Appoints Advisors
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

GalayOr appoints Dr. Alka Swanson and Prof. Alan Willner to its advisory board

Hughes Does Broadband in Haiti
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Telecom Haiti offers Hughes Network Systems' DirecWay broadband satellite services throughout Haiti

ElephantTalk, France Telecom Team
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

ElephantTalk signs agreement with France Telecom to transmit voice traffic from Greater China throughout Europe

Sycamore Posts Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Sycamore Networks reports Q3 revenue of $10.6M, down from $13.6M last year, for a net loss of $11.9M ($0.04 per share), down from $22.8M

Sorrento, FCSI Team Up
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Sorrento and Fujitsu Compound Semiconductor announce development agreement; each names the other as a strategic technical partner

Cisco Switches CFOs
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Cisco Systems names Dennis Powell chief financial officer; Larry Carter retires, but will remain on Cisco's board

Casema Picks Motorola CMTS
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Casema picks Motorola's Broadband Services Router 64000 and SURFboard SB4200E cable modem for delivery of data and voice

Swedish Researchers Pick Wavium
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Wavium's optical crossconnect equipment has been delivered to the Swedish contract research institute Acreo

Anschutz Surrenders IPO Profits
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Former Qwest chairman Phillip Anschutz to disgorge $4.4M in profits from IPO shares in settlement with Attorney General Eliot Spitzer

BTexact Names New CTO
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

BT's research, technology, and IT operations business appoints Phil Holmes as its new chief technology officer

EXFO Tests Undersea Cable
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

EXFO’s portable solution carries out dual PMD-CD tests on Hibernia Atlantic’s undersea transatlantic network

National Semi Intros Amps
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

High-speed buffer amplifiers from National Semiconductor offer low differential phase and gain specs critical for video applications

Altrio Picks Arris's CMTS
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Los Angeles's Altrio Communications purchases Arris's Cadant C4 cable modem termination system to offer its voice and tiered data services

Avalon Photonics Raises $5.5M
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Avalon Photonics raises a total of $5.5M from Vision Capital, Viventures, Venture Incubator, innotech, and the CSEM

DSL Forum Focuses on Standards
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

DSL Forum focuses on next-generation applications and standardized DSL services using ADSL2, ADSL2plus, and SHDSL around the world

Anritsu Intros Wide-Range OSO
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Anritsu introduces optical sampling oscilloscope with wide repetition frequency range

Wave7 Intros Upgrades at Cable-Tec
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Wave7 Optics expands the capabilities of the Last Mile Link access system and enhances the optical broadband service experience

Path 1 Moves Into Asia
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Tokyo-based Frontiers Co. to distribute and resell Path 1's products and solutions for the delivery of video-over-IP networks and DSL

Equant Hits 800 IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Equant reaches another milestone as tobacco pusher JT International becomes its 800th IP VPN customer

Consulintel Installs IPv6 in Hotel
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Consulintel launches of the first permanent IPv6 service in a hotel, coinciding with the opening of the Madrid 2003 Global IPv6 Summit

Equant Offers Wireless VPN
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Equant enables customers to securely connect remote or travelling employees to their corporate VPNs via GPRS access

ADC Unveils RF Worx
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

ADC announces the RF Worx SignalOn Series, an RF signal management solution to maximize uptime during network reconfig and maintenance

USCarrier Appoints CTO/SVP
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

USCarrier Telecom appoints Philip Forbes as CTO and senior VP for business and market development, legal liason, and regulatory affairs

Nuera Raises $20M
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Nuera raises $20M in financing, led by Comcast Interactive Capital, Cox Comms, Sandler Capital Management, and Argo Global Capital

StarHub Turns Interactive Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

StarHub selects Interactive Enterprise's Conexon platform for cable TV and voice over cable provisioning and service activation

Sprint to Deploy MAN in Phoenix
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Sprint expands metro network presence into Phoenix using AGL Networks dark fiber capabilities

Lucent Debuts Prepaid Suite
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Lucent Technologies unveils enhanced version of its prepaid services suite, MiLife SurePay version 8

Jasomi Hosts SIMPLEt Interop Test
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Jasomi hosts the worlds first interoperability testing event for SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions testing

NordX/CDT B'band Video Passes Test
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

NordX/CDT's broadband video transmission capacity has been independently tested by the ETL SEMKO division of Intertek

Insight Deploys Harmonic VOD
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Insight converts to standards-based VOD architecture with industry leading solution from Harmonic

Cisco Intros Digital Video Solution
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Cisco announces GigE-based Digital Video Network solution to enable MSOs to offer cost-effective, scalable video-on-demand services

Verizon Does LD in WV
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Verizon launches long-distance service in West Virginia

AT&T Goes Local in MD, VA
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

AT&T enters Maryland and Virginia residential local phone markets

NKT Opens in North America
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Danish integrated optical components company opens packaging facility in Montreal and sales office in Chicago

Nortel Enhances Succession Program
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Nortel expands Succession IMS Programmability plan, teams with Ubiquity, introduces Succession interoperability program

Agilent Debuts DWDM Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Agilent ships the industry's first hot-pluggable DWDM transceivers

Tellabs to Acquire Vivace
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Tellabs acquires Vivace Networks for $135M in cash and stock options, expanding into the service provider edge switch and router market

BellSouth Debuts MPLS Backbone
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

BellSouth taps solutions from Cisco and Juniper to become the first RBOC to utilize a region-wide, interLATA MPLS backbone

Interoute Expands Euro Network
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

Interoute will expand its MANs into Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Hamburg, Munich, Nice, Rotterdam, and Stuttgart

Forsee Shakes Up Sprint
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2003

CEO Forsee becomes chairman too, as Bill Esrey retires; appoints three other execs, outlines priorities, declares $0.125 Q2 dividend

Multilink's Q1 Plummets
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2003

Revenues drop to less than $1M compared with $10.1M for Q1 of 2003

Alcatel Applauds Avanex Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2003

"We have secured the future for Alcatel Optronics," said Alcatel executive vice president Christian Reinaudo

Laurel Intros B-RAS Software
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Broadband remote access server software module for its ST200 Service Edge Router

Avanex Buys Alcatel, Corning Divisions
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

To acquire Alcatel Optronics plus the assets of Corning's optical components business in deal worth $63.5 million

NetScreen Gets OSEC Verification
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

The NetScreen-IDP 100 attack prevention device has achieved Open Security Evaluation Criteria (OSEC) verification

Appian Eases Migration
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Services Termination Units enable pay-as-you-grow migration to carrier-class Ethernet services

Check Point Protects Applications
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

It's now delivering integrated protection against both application and network attacks

CoSine Combines Wireless & DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

With IP Service Generator, service providers can offer wireless VPNs (802.11 and 3G) and DSL network aggregation

Filtronic Sigtek Unveils Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Announces the ST-261 DOCSIS Protocol Analyzer for MSOs

Corning Unveils MSO Kit
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Platinum Performance System products designed to reduce optical loss in optical networks

Nauticus Using Cavium Processor
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Nauticus Networks is using the Nitrox Security Macro Processor for high-performance SSL acceleration in its data-center switches

FiberNet Signs With FLAG
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

FiberNet Telecom Group signs a fifteen-year agreement with FLAG Telecom for transport services in New York City

Altera Employs Intec's Sonet Cores
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Altera announces the availability of Intec Systems' Sonet/SDH intellectual property cores through its Megafunction Partners Program

Appian Teams With ADC
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

ADC and Appian Communications partner to provide commercial services solutions for cable MSO networks

MFN Tells All
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Metromedia Fiber Network files disclosure statement with the United States Bankruptcy Court

Scientific-Atlanta Has a New Suite
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Introduces portfolio of optical and RF-based telecommunications solutions for business customers

ADC Distributes Power
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

PowerWorx Advantage Series High Current Power Distribution platform, a flexible solution for MSOs upgrading to high-power IP applications

Occam Announces Broadband System
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

BLC 6000 Broadband Loop Carrier System integrates IP protocols for transport and control, offers scaleable Ethernet trunking

Fujitsu Targets MSO Market
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Adds Digital Video Broadcast - Asynchronous Serial Interface (DVB-ASI) to its carrier-class Flashwave 4500 platform

New Balance Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Sprint to deliver global voice and data connectivity to athletic gear maker

Xanoptix, Tyco Ink Pact
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Tyco Electronics to manufacture Xanoptix’s next-generation optical communication products

Cogent Adds a Building
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Cogent Communications has connected the 700th Building to its network

New Edge on a Roll
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Announced it has achieved 12 consecutive quarters of double-digit top-line revenue growth

Extreme Adds VPNs
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Extreme Networks integrates VPLS/H-VPLS-type virtual private network capabilities with its high-performance switching platforms

AMCC Launches Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Introduces S3155 transceiver and S4848 quad clock and data recovery device based on 0.13-micron CMOS process technology

Incognito Intros Broadband Solution
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

IP Commander Broadband Edition 4.2, an integrated DHCP, DNS, TFTP, and TOD provisioning solution for broadband service providers

Cisco Unveils Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Introducing a portfolio to accelerate the cost-effective deployment of new data, voice, and video services

Harmonic Upgrades, Wins Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Enhances VOD platform with visual monitoring solution; Insight Communications deploys Harmonic's VOD systems

Aurora Muxes, Demuxes
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Adds EtherMux to EtherTransport product line; announces Optiplex II narrowcast demultiplexer, broadcast combiner

Aurora, Path 1 to Sell Together
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Sign a reseller agreement to provide solutions for cable television MSOs

Telstra Stays With Siemens
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Siemens has been selected as a preferred supplier for Australian carrier's 10-Gbit/s nationwide backbone optical fiber network

OpVista Unveils Metro System
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

MetroVista optical transport system enables wavelength-on-demand for next-generation cable services

Telco Deploys Metro-Optix Systems
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Kentucky's Brandenburg Telecom purchases 30+ CityStream 5000 Bandwidth Managers to enable TV, Internet, and telephone services

Cortina Joins RPR Alliance
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2003

Resilient Packet Ring Alliance welcomes chip maker Cortina Systems as its newest member.

Lucent Targets Cable Operators
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

Lucent helps cable operators add voice capabilities to their networks using Lucent professional services and multi-vendor integration lab

CopperCom Repairs Tornado Damage
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

CopperCom teams with Tennessee's Aeneas Internet and Telephone to restore service to customers affected by the tornado on May 4th

Nortel Wins Shandong Unicom Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

China Unicom sub hires Nortel to build a new provincial optical backbone network to address growing demand for fixed & wireless data

Time Warner Telecom Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

Time Warner Telecom elects Anthony R. Muller and Robert D. Marcus to its board of directors

Pandatel Acquires Native's Multiplexer
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

Pandatel acquires fiber-optic STM-1 multiplexer, which it has been reselling, from Native Networks; will integrate it into its portfolio

Packet Strategies Studies VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

Packet Strategies releases the first of its quarterly 'State of the Standards' reports on IP telephony efforts

Sprint Offers Security for Feds
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

Sprint bolsters security offerings for the US federal government, adding new managed security services to the GSA FTS2001 contract

Internet2 Creates Fiberco
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

Establishes the National Research and Education Fiber Company (Fiberco) to support fiber networks dedicated to research and higher ed

Zarlink Q4 Revs, Loss Inch Upward
News Wire Feed | 5/9/2003

Zarlink revenues were $52.8M, up slightly from $52.1 last year, for a net loss of $23.6M ($0.19 per share), up slightly from $22.3M ($0.18)

Paradyne Intros IP Products
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Paradyne Networks launches its iMarc product line of IP, frame relay, and ATM-aware WAN endpoints

Laurel Expands Into Asia
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Laurel Networks expands into the Asian market and launches global reseller partner program

Banverket Picks Nortel's DWDM
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Nortel Networks' DWDM solutions to enable Swedish carrier's carrier to deliver new optical broadband services, increase efficiency

BT Expands US Backbone
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

UK carrier adds 14 nodes to 9-node IP/MPLS backbone to boost its ability to offer international services in the US

Level 3 Links Internet2
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Level 3 Communications will provide intercity dark fiber services to Internet2 for development of research networking

Comcast Q1 Revenues Double
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Revenue more than double to $5.52B, from $2.67B in 1Q02, but net loss widens to $297M ($0.13 per share) from $89M ($0.09) last year

CompTel Wants Competition
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

CompTel looks past the UNE controversy and outlines eight key competitive principles that will guide its future advocacy efforts

Path 1 Delivers VOD
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Path 1 announces technology breakthrough to deliver broadcast-quality video over DSL with its Chameleon vidX gateways

GlobalX Reports March Results
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Global Crossing reports a net loss of $89M on revenues of approximately $231M in March 2003

Savvis Takes a Loss in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2003

Revenues were $55.2M, declining 11% from $62.2 last year, for a net loss of $24.5M, down from net income of $32.2M in 1Q02

UTStarcom Wins in China... Again
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Ho, hum... another day, another $20M expansion contract with China Telecom for its IP-based Personal Access System (PAS) platform

Fibernet Enhances Ethernet Services
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Fibernet Group launches its 'TANet Ethersphere' enhanced Ethernet services, available for over 90% of the UK's business population

Optinel Intros Cable Transport System
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Optinel Systems unveils its PLEXiS MFX Transport System, enabling rapid deployment of advanced services such as VOD and HDTV

CIR Sees Integrated Optics Oppt'y
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Latest Communications Industry Researchers figures indicate that integrated optics opportunities will reach $1.7B by 2006

Wave7 Does FTTH in Illinois
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Wave7 Optics and US Sonet Telephone Company of Illinois begin fiber-to-the-home network deployment to 3600 homes and businesses

Charter Reports $182M Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Charter generates revenue of $1.18B, up 9.7% from 1Q02, for a net loss of $182M ($0.62 per share), up from last year's $317M ($1.08)

Optical Solutions Brings FTTH to Ohio
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

TSC and Optical Solutions announce the first fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployment in the State of Ohio, in the town of St. Marys

Tut Intros 10-Mbit/s Line Card
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Tut Systems introduces 10-Mbit/s line card for its Expresso systems, enabling advanced video service capabilities for the MTU market

Network Photonics Looks for Buyer
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Gerbsman Partners retained by Network Photonics to solicit interest in acquisitions of the company, or at least its intellectual property

Agilent Enhances BERT
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Agilent sets new standard in performance and capabilities with additions to serial BERT (bit error ratio test) series

Exponential-e Cuts Access Costs
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Newcomer Exponential-e aims to shake up the Internet connectivity market with businesses savings of up to 50%

Inkra Provides 'Defence in Depth'
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Inkra’s Virtual Service Switch 1500/S creates layers of enterprise security and isolates attacks for 'defence in depth'

Internap Hires NTT Vet as CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Internap Japan names Mitsuo Yoshida, former director of group strategy for NTT Communications in Singapore, as new CEO

Nortel Wins T-Mobile Upgrade
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Nortel wins $300M deal to upgrade T-Mobile USA's wireless network to boost capacity, reduce operating costs, and support data services

NY Courts Deploy Canon FSO
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Originally installed for NYC disaster recovery, Canon's free space optics system emerges statewide as highly flexible networking solution

Law Firm Picks Sprint VPN
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Chadbourne & Parke to deploy innovative voice VPN to make communications easier and more efficient

AT&T Canada Posts $230M Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Revenues were $353.3M, down from $383.8M in 1Q02, but it posts net income of $229.8M, versus a net loss of $157.6M last year

Gaffney Takes Over at BCE Emergis
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Tony Gaffney leaves Bell Nexxia to take the helm at BCE Emergis, as Pierre Blouin assumes leadership of Bell Canada's consumer business

Corning Links Puerto Rico, St. Maarten
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Corning supplies submarine cable system linking Puerto Rico to St. Maarten; intros access point closure; shrinks SST-Optimizer cable

Ixia Intros Seven Testers
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Ixia's seven new products address performance validation requirements for Ethernet, ATM, wireless, and security testing

Telstra Picks Marconi Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Marconi's Smart Photonix and 10-Gbit/s SDH products to support the evolution of Telstra's metro and regional transmission network

NetDialogue Resells Transmode in Russia
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Transmode Systems signs NetDialogue as value added reseller for its CWDM transmission system in Russia

Chinese Aim to Compete Globally
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

Chinese telecom manufacturers face off with their international counterparts, and Probe Research has it on pay-per-view

ITU Sets New Fiber Standards
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

ITU-T Recommendations L.13 and L.51 form the first international performance standards for fiber optic closures in the world

AT&T Canada Sells Contour, Argos
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2003

AT&T Canada sells Contour Telecom and its subsidiary Argos Telecom to YAK Communications (Canada) for an undisclosed amount of cash

Spantel Achieves Profitability
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Spantel announces its first profitable quarter (with profits of $120,833) and a 78% increase in sales for Q1 (to $4M)

Cisco Sees Sales Slip
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Cisco's Q3 sales totaled $4.6B, down 4.2% from last year's $4.8B, for net income of $987M ($0.14 per share), up from $729M in 3Q02

Tronic's Opens MEMS Facility
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Tronic's Microsystems opens its new custom MEMS production facility in Crolles, France

Romanian Gendarmes Deploy Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Romania's Ministry of Interior deploys secure communications network with Riverstone mission-critical networking solutions

GlobalX Unveils Agent Program
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Global Crossing introduces its redesigned, two-tier agent program and a new partner support center

CSI Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Communications Systems reports net income of $0.72M ($0.09 per share) on revenues of $26.58M, an increase of 11% from last year's Q1

802.11b Brings Good News
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Rapid acceptance of the 802.11b standard suggests significant growth for WLAN operators and IT vendors

Citizens Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Citizens Communications reports net income of $127.4M ($0.45 per share) on consolidated revenue of $651.9M

Colt Buys Back Bonds
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Colt Telecom purchases another £38M (US$61.3M) of its bonds for a cash outlay of £26M (US$41.9M)

Broadwing Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Broadwing reports net income of $124M and EPS of $0.55 on revenues of $481M, an 11% decline from the prior year

ITXC Expands in Asia/Pac
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Opens offices in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Philippines, and Singapore; appoints sales directors in Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo

Feds OK Ciena's WaveSmith Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Federal Trade Commission grants early termination of the antitrust waiting period for Ciena's proposed acquisition of WaveSmith

Acterna Goes Bankrupt
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Acterna voluntarily files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection, secures $30M debtor-in-possession financing facility

Lemur Launches Firmware Manager
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Lemur Networks launches its i-Fabric Firmware Manager for cable system operators to track and upgrade cable modems in real time

Cedar Point, Lucent Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Cedar Point and Lucent demo technology to migrate cable system operators from a Class 5 circuit switch to packet-based voice

Quantiva Integrates With Brix
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Quantiva Analysis System to integrate with Brix's real-time service assurance and performance management solutions

Arcturus Teams With Brecis, BenQ
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Arcturus collaborates with Brecis to maximize system-on-silicon (SoC) architecture; works with BenQ to deliver SOHO market solution

Nortel Debuts VPN Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Nortel Networks introduces new products and enhancements, enabling large-scale deployments of VPNs and secure remote access

ODEC Unveils OptoGrip
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Optical Device Engineering Corp. (ODEC) introduces its OptoGrip 90-micron clearance fiber optic manipulator

Marconi Tests Puerto Rican DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Marconi to provide solution for the testing and pre-qualification of its DSL lines to Puerto Rico Telephone under $1.6M agreement

Aspelle Enhances Everywhere
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

'Aspelle Everywhere' SSL VPN solution now offers application-level authentication and multi-domain support in MS Active Directory

Sorrento Settles With Founder
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Sorrento to transfer 566,000 shares of its Entrada Networks stock to its former chairman and founder, Par Chadha, to resolve litigation

Xilinx Intros RocketPHY Devices
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Xilinx debuts its RocketPHY family of serial to 16-bit transceivers, the FPGA industry's first 10-Gbit/s silicon

ADVA Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

ADVA revenues were €21.3M, down slightly from €21.6M last year, for net income of €0.6M (€0.02 per share), versus a loss of €1.5M in 1Q02

Nortel Links Spanish Researchers
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Nortel supplies the DWDM solutions for Madrid's Research Telematics Network, connecting universities with research labs nationwide

Developers Commited to QDR
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

The QDR SRAM Co-Development Team reaffirms its commitment to QDR architecture for next-gen OC192, OC768, and 10-GigE applications

Metro Ethernet Forum Adds Eight
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2003

Metro Ethernet Forum welcomes eight new members and creates new membership category for enterprise business customers

Boardwatch Reborn!
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Former US telecom print journal relaunched as global daily online news publication for telecom service providers

CorActive Sales Ramping
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Sales for the last three quarters of this year increased 23% from the same period last year; Q4 sales grew 115% sequentially

3Com Biggies Move to Marlborough
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

3Com makes Marlborough, Mass., the primary work location for its executive team; will retain its presence in Santa Clara, Calif.

ADC Names Software President
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Dilip Singh, former president of ADC's NewNet division, returns to serve as president of its Software Systems business unit

Nortel's Spradley Advises Prez
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

'President' George Bush appoints Nortel's Sue Spradley to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

PMC Unveils Retimer Family
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

PMC-Sierra introduces multi-gigabit serial link retimer product family, enabling robust signal integrity at extended distances

Infineon Releases RPR Chip
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Infineon intros the first optical networking ICs to comply with Draft 2.1 of the proposed IEEE 802.17 Resilient Packet Ring standard

Broadcom Supports DMT for VDSL
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Broadcom extends Discrete Multi-Tone (DMT) technology to very high bit-rate DSL (VDSL) utilizing IC performance advancements

Lynx Meets Telcordia Standards
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Lynx Photonic Networks meets Telcordia reliability standards of fiber array pigtailing process for its photonic switching product range

Cox Reports $29.2M Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Cox Comms boasts 16% revenue growth and 44% operating income growth, but it goes from income of $135.6M in 1Q02 to a loss of $29.2M

US LEC Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

US LEC elects Michael C. Mac Donald, president of the North American Solutions Group for Xerox Corporation, to its board

Crossbeam Bags $18M
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Crossbeam Systems gets $18M Series C, led by Matrix Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Commonwealth Capital Venture Partners

CommScope Stockholders Meet
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Stockholders reelect Frank Drendel and Duncan 'Lauch' Faircloth as directors, ratify Deloitte & Touche as independent auditor

Nortel Pays Back Koor, Telrad
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Koor Industries and wholly owned subsidiary Telrad Networks receive $50.4M loan repayment from Nortel Networks Israel

Juniper, Lucent Team on Services
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Juniper Networks and Lucent Technologies announce partnership to deliver unified solutions for service providers

Proxim Names Plastina Prez/CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2003

Frank Plastina, former heir apparent to Nortel, named president and CEO of Proxim; Jonathan Zakin to continue as chairman

Pandatel Restructures Sales Team
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

Pandatel names Ilan Elad to the new position of director of sales for EMEA; sales director Joern Randt becomes director of strategy

Study: RBOCs to Bank on LD
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

New Atlantic-ACM study reveals that RBOCs will capture $13.88B in long distance revenues by 2008

Verizon Boasts Enterprise Customers
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

Verizon signs up over 150 large business customers for advanced services on expanded, high-speed data network

Lemur Networks Expands HQ
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

IP services provider moves to Eatontown, NJ, to accommodate a 300% increase in staff over the past six months, as well as future growth

CommScope Intros Cable TV Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

CommScope introduces new line of fiber optic node cables and components for the cable TV industry

OCPI Buys Back Execs' Stock
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

Optical Communication Products buys back 829,746 shares from CEO Muoi Van Tran and 536,833 shares from COO Mohammad Ghorbanali

Dickhut Takes the Reins at ServerWorks
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

Founder and ex-CEO Raju Vegesna and two other employees leave ServerWorks as Duane Dickhut takes over the Broadcom subsidiary

AFL Intros ADSS Drop Cables
News Wire Feed | 5/2/2003

Alcoa’s AFL Telecommunications releases its new ADSS Drop Cables, specifically designed for fiber-to-the-whatever (FTTx) applications

Cypress Guides Higher
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Cypress Semiconductor says Q2 revenue is projected to be $200M ($0.03 EPS), higher than current analysts' estimates of $193M

CenturyTel Reports Solid Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Revenues rise 37.3% to $580.5M, for an 18.6% increase in net income to $83.9M and a 16.0% increase in diluted EPS to $0.58

Bush Puts Russo on Advisory Panel
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Our 'president' appoints Lucent Technologies CEO Pat Russo to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

AFOP Posts $2.7M Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Alliance Fiber Optic Products revenues totaled $2.38M, down from $3.53M last year, for a net loss of $2.67M ($0.08 per share)

Sprint to Resell Santera
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Sprint North Supply selected as wholesale distributor for Santera Systems' next-generation switching platform

Nortel Wins in the Caribbean
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Cable & Wireless Jamaica and the Dominican Republic's Codetel deploy multiservice switches from Nortel Networks

New Fund to Invest $8M in FTTH
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

New investment firm 21st Century Group of Funds to invest $5M in LatAm Fiber for FTTH rollouts and $3M in Parsec Technologies

Alaskan Telco Picks Arris
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

GCI Communication of Alaska selects Arris as primary telephony over cable provider, in a five-year deal valued at approximately $25M

IIJ Enhances High-Speed Internet
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Internet Initiative Japan adds new variations to its FiberAccess/F 100-Mbit/s Internet connectivity service

Qwest Brings LD to Three More States
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Qwest Communications offers long-distance phone services in New Mexico, Oregon, and South Dakota

Terremark Raises $25M
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Terremark raises $25M through the sale of debentures, convertible into shares; restructures Ocean Bank loan; converts CRG debt

TeleTruth, ISP Groups Petition FCC
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

TeleTruth says telecom and DSL laws are not being enforced, harming US broadband and Internet customers as well as ISPs and CLECs

Open Standards Visionary Retires
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Open Group CTO and VP Mike Lambert is named the company's first Fellow, will take on a 'roving ambassador' role

Ciena Scores With BT
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2003

Huge coup for Ciena: BT picks it as a strategic partner for its next-generation optical network

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