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24 to Demo VOIP Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

MSF announced that 24 companies will participate in the Forum's Global MSF Interoperability (GMI) 2004 event

Cesky Telecom Picks Huawei
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

Huawei signed 5-year frame contract with Èesky Telecom for xDSL equipments

S&P Happier with Deutsche Telekom
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

S&P has affirmed its 'BBB+' long-term and 'A-2' short-term corporate credit ratings on Deutsche Telekom A.G. and taken off of credit watch

Avici Adds to Its Board
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

Avici Systems names William Leighton to board of directors

Scotland Opens Optical Design Center
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

A leading-edge design centre developed by Optocap Ltd. and Optoelectronics Association was opened by Scotland’s First Minister

Pingtel Creates VOIP Board
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

Pingtel forms technical advisory board to facilitate industry adoption of open source IP telephony

8x8 Posts Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

8x8 Inc. announces fourth quarter and year end 2004 results with net loss of $1.5 million for the quarter

Edgewater Hires CTO
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

Edgewater Networks adds Douglas Wadkins as chief technology officer

Report: Business DSL Prices Fall
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

Business DSL prices are falling sharply, according to Point Topic

C&W Buys Broadband Operator
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2004

Cable and Wireless buys UK broadband unbundler Bulldog Communications Ltd.

Verizon Arrives in California
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Verizon invites California customers to cut the cable and integrate calling, Internet and DIRECTV programming

AMCC Opens PowerPC Center
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

AMCC appoints PowerPC veteran Brian Wilkie as VP and GM of the Embedded Products Group and opens Austin Design Center

Mindspeed Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Mindspeed elects Donald Gips of Level 3 Communications to board of directors

Alcatel Pumps Up DSL Test
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Alcatel’s DSL management suite successfully tested 4 million managed lines with one element management platform

AppGate Enhances Security Server
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

AppGate Network Security now releases a new version of its security solution with enhanced single sign-on (SSO) functionality

Avanex Enhances Transponder
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Avanex enhances PowerReach full C-band tunable transponder

France Telecom Extends VOIP to SMBs
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Equant launches IP telephony services for small businesses; reports surge in demand for VOIP among multinational corporations

Nortel DWDM in Spain
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Spanish cable operator deploys Nortel Networks optical solution to deliver residential multimedia services

Nortel Wins French Call Center Deals
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Intra Call Center and Infomobile deploys Nortel Networks convergence solutions for its IP contact center

Net Insight Offers Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Net Insight provides OC-48/STM-16 module for triple play

InterNetwork Becomes Q
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

interNetwork Inc. announces operating under the name Q Inc.

Huawei Wins Brazil Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2004

Huawei Technologies announced that Huawei has signed a contract with Intelig Telecom to build the metropolitan network in Rio de Janeiro

Latin America to Get Research Net
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

America Latina Interconectada Con Europa (Alice) to roll out a Latin American backbone network and a direct trans-Atlantic link to Europe

Nortel Board Gets Manley
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Nortel Networks has appointed the Hon. John Manley, former deputy prime minister of Canada, to its board of directors

Interoute Hires Media Biz Director
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Interoute boosts Media Services Division with appointment of business development

Spirent Upgrades ADSL Test OSS
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Spirent's new ADSL2 diagnostic module in REACT improves customer service and reduces costs for DSL

360Networks Sells Canadian Net
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

360networks is to sell Canadian assets to Bell Canada for $205 million

Psytechnics Bags $11.6M
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Psytechnics secures $11.6 million for global expansion

Comcast Directors Re-Elected
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Comcast directors re-elected and company-sponsored proposals adopted overwhelmingly at 2004 annual meeting

KeyEye Closes $15M
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

KeyEye raises $15 million in Series B financing

BellSouth Services Continue
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

BellSouth confirms to wholesale customers that services will continue even as rules change

Zarlink Tuner Complies With DVB-S2
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Zarlink Tuner is first to meet full performance demands of industry standard for advanced satellite services

Telekom Malaysia Connects to iBasis
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Telekom Malaysia, the national carrier of Malaysia, has established a direct VoIP interconnection with The iBasis Network

Alltel Picks Calix DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Alltel selects Calix for central office DSLAMs

Underwriters Picks AT&T
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

AT&T today announced it has won a multi-million dollar contract from Underwriters Laboratories

TWTC Installs Nortel
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Trans-World Telecom Caribbean (TWTC) installs Nortel's GSM solutions for the buildout of a new wireless network in Guyana

Miercom OKs Cisco VOIP Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Cisco's VOIP system endures three days of tests by 'hackers' looking for security vulnerabilities, earns Miercom's highest rating

ADC Opens DWDM Test Facility
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

ADC opened a new Network Integration Center in Marietta, Georgia, designed to perform performance testing on DWDM equipment

Redback Wins at China Netcom
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

China Netcom's Liaoning Communication deploys Redback SmartEdge 800 Service Gateway systems to implement new broadband networks

SA: Euro B'band Penetration to Hit 20%
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Strategy Analytics says broadband penetration in Europe will reach 20% as the triple-play era arrives; U.K., Germany, and Italy lag

MCI Claims IP Speed Record
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

MCI demonstrates the world's first 40-Gbit/s IP transmission -- four times faster than current state-of-the-art IP networks

Huawei Demos Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Huawei showed 2G/3G soft-switch GPRS and EDGE system in Egypt ITU Telecom Africa

BT, Redstone Extend Partnership
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Redstone extends its strategic agreement with BT, obligating BT Wholesale to operate and manage Redstone's network through 2012

Solid BoostEngine Powers Hotsip
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Solid Information Technology's BoostEngine data manager included in Hotsip's SIP and Presence Server products for increased performance

Alltel Picks Adtran DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Adtran Inc. today announced the selection of Adtran's Total Access® DSLAMs for deployment of broadband services by Alltel Communications

Nexagent Hires VP of Sales
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Nexagent, provider of MPLS IP-VPN Interconnect services, today announced the appointment of Phil Burchell as VP of Sales

FastWeb Picks Kasenna
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Kasenna Inc. announced today that its MediaBase XMP product has been deployed by e.Biscom’s FastWeb

Pedestal Names Market VP
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

Former AFC and Alcatel executive, Corey Geiger, seeks to expand upon recent company success in North American carrier market

StrataLight Powers Cisco's OC768
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

StrataLight Communications' 40-Gigabit optical transport equipment was used during Cisco System’s CSR-1 product unveiling event

Intersil Acquires BitBlitz
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2004

For just $2.5M cash, publicly traded Intersil picks up most of SerDes chip vendor BitBlitz

Data Connection Launches DC-RIP
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Data Connection rounds out its IP Routing Suite with RIP

LastMile Launches CWDM
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

LastMile AG introduces its new CoPilot for CWDM systems

LambdaNet Wins VPN Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

LambdaNet Communications has been awarded with a three-year contract to provide Krüger GmbH & Co. with a 'virtual private IP network'

NComm Softens Linux WAN Interface
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

NComm adds support for Linux to its market-leading WAN interface software

ETSI to Stage VOIP Test
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

ETSI will be staging tests of VoIP gateways and terminals in controlled IP network conditions

Lightwaves Picks Xelic GFP Core
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Lightwaves Systems selects Xelic to provide frame-mapped GFP core for integration into networking application

tComLabs Stage PacketCable Event
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

First Euro-PacketCable multimedia interoperability event organised by tComLabs in Belgium

LR Puts Sylantro in the Top 10
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Sylantro is the only provider of hosted communications feature servers in Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies List

AT&T Wins Two Contracts
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

AT&T wins $22 million contract with Providea and undisclosed contract with Turbine Entertainment

Skype Gets the Picture
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Skype has launched My Picture, enabling its users to post an image alongside their username and profile in the Skype interface

OFS Fiber Boosts FTTP Build
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

OFS announced that its low-loss Access ADVANTAGET System featuring AllWaveR Zero Water Peak Fiber boosts FTTP build

U.K. VOIP Network Uses Quintum
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

U.K.'s largest academic VOIP network uses Quintum's tenor switches to connect 50,000 students across 28 universities

Brix Expands VOIP Testing Portal
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Brix Networks announced Version 2.0 of TestYourVoIP.com, the company's highly popular, free, VOIP quality testing portal

PSINet Europe Launches MPLS
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

PSINet Europe now able to provide international connectivity through Global IPVPNs

Infonet Enters Bulgaria & Latvia
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Infonet extends services to Bulgaria and Latvia

Redback Wins Thailand Broadband
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Thai Telephone and Telecommunication deploys Redback's SmartEdge platform

Zhone Makes Senior Appointments
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Zhone Technologies makes key additions to leadership team

Twisto Picks Alcatel IP Call Center
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

France's Twisto chooses the Alcatel IP call center and becomes the first customer for the Alcatel OmniTouch Call Center Office

Empirix Updates e-Test
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

New testing solution e-TEST from Empirix helps companies deploy better .NET applications in less time

BT Expands In U.S.
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

BT continues investment in the Americas and accelerates growth strategy

Net to Net Raises New Funds
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Net to Net Technologies raises new capital

FiberNet Chooses Lucent
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

FiberNet selects Lucent Technologies to provide next-generation VOIP Solutions

Ovus Demos TV Set Top Box
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Ovus LTd. demonstrates innovative “Digital TV Made Easy” solutions at Mediacast

Huawei Wins Indonesian MPLS Backbone
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Huawei won Indonesia Excelcom’s national MPLS backbone router contract

Santec Intros a Supercontinuum Laser
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Santec introduces a supercontinuum type ultra-wideband light source

Lumentis DWDM Under Baltic Sea
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology/KTH selects Lumentis for connectivity across the Baltic Sea

EZchip's Net Processor Certified
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

EZchip's NP-1c network processor is certified by the Tolly Group for passing IPv6, IPv4 and MPLS industry benchmarks

Infonetics: VOIP Kit Market Stumbles
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

VoIP equipment market down 13% from previous quarter; forecasted to grow 52% by 1Q05

Sonus In Nasdaq Appeal
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Sonus Networks receives expected Nasdaq notice related to late filing of Q1 FY2004 Form 10-Q

Telekom Austria Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Telekom Austria Group announces results for the first quarter 2004 with revenues increased by 2.4%

BigBand Buys ADC's IP Cable Unit
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

ADC announces agreement to sell Internet protocol cable platform to BigBand Networks

OECD: Broadband Competition Urged
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

OECD urges governments to increase competition to drive broadband growth

SBC & CWA Reach Agreement
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

100,000 return to work as CWA brokers 'tentative agreement' with SBC over employment, health, security, wages, and pensions

Cisco Launches HFR
News Wire Feed | 5/25/2004

Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System scales to 92 terabits per second and has a new version of IOS

Byte & Switch: Effects of Compliance
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Byte and Switch Insider examines the implications of compliance for IT managers

AT&T Wins Booz Allen Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

AT&T wins Booz Allen contract and takes business from MCI

Degree Controls Controls Degrees
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Unveils PRONTOflow line of off-the-shelf, programmable thermal management products

HR Studies Next-Gen Wireless
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Carrier consolidation and standardization key factors in continuing price squeeze on 3G infrastructure, finds Heavy Reading

ADI Targets Broadband
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

ADI launches Blackfin Fusiv platform; Sagem picks Blackfin media for their residential modems and gateways

Movaz Lands Two New Customers
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

IFN and South Slope select Movaz to offer voice, video, data “Triple-Play”

Ingate Expands in America
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Ingate Systems is expanding its sales reach with new distribution partnerships with UDT Protia and CentralTouch Technology

Seranoa Solves Backhaul Congestion
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Seranoa Networks solves carrier backhaul network congestion with service edge concentrators

P-Cube Cranks Up Engine
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

P-Cube launches new service control platform Service Engine 2000 and Service Application Engage v2.1

Accenture and AT&T Team on Messaging
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Accenture and AT&T announce that the two companies have formed an alliance to market and deliver managed messaging solutions

AMCC Extends Switch Chip Family
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

AMCC is to enable SAN Systems with ATCA-compliant PRS 5G, PRS 20G switch fabrics

Cablecom Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Cablecom picks Cisco for infrastructure upgrade

Quarry Puts Customer Security on Web
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Quarry introduces first web-based customer self-management tool for visibility and control of network-based security services

NeuStar Hires Execs
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

NeuStar Inc. announced the appointment of three new senior management executives

Nokia Expands Security Platforms
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Nokia expands family of network security platforms with high-end Nokia IP2250 and IP1220 appliances

Juniper Celebrates the T-Series
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Juniper Networks is celebrating the second anniversary of its T640 routing platform, the industry’s first core routing platform

TippingPoint Announces UnityOne
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

UnityOne is capable of delivering gigabit throughput, low latency and carrier-class scaleability with 'impeccable' protection

Bookham Buys Onetta
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Agrees to purchase Onetta, a leading provider of optical amplifier modules and subsystems

Alcatel Still Dominates DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Alcatel leads DSL aggregation hardware market; Siemens and Thomson lead DSL CPE market

ADC Opens in U.K.
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

ADC announced today that it has opened a new operations and test facility in U.K.

SBC Updates On Strike
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

SBC reports that network and operations are functioning smoothly during work stoppage by employees

Santec Intros 40mW Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Santec releases a 40mW high power tunable laser

Lucent Buys Telica for $295M
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2004

Lucent uses stock and options to buy Telica's softswitch technology

Verizon Sells Hawaiian Businesses
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

Verizon Communications agrees to sell its wireline-related businesses in Hawaii to The Carlyle Group for $1.65 billion

Synergy Predicts VOIP Surge
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

Synergy reports that Nortel, Sonus, Siemens, & Cisco drive growth in carrier VOIP

SBC Network Still Running
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

SBC reports no problems in overnight transition

Nortel & Orange 3G Cannes
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

Nortel Networks and Orange debuting Orange's new third generation (3G) service offerings at the 2004 Cannes

Report: Cable Telephony in Small Business
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

Cable companies begin selling small business phone service

Global Crossing Gets $100M Loan
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

Global Crossing secures $100 million bridge loan from Singapore Technologies Telemedia

Yankee: Euro Broadband Booming
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

Yankee reports European broadband penetration set to soar to 40% by 2008

Infonetics: Router & Switch Up 25%
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2004

Service provider router and switch market up 25% from 1Q03

Marvell Q1 Profits Climb
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. reports record first quarter fiscal 2005 results with Q1 Net Revenues increase by 60%

Harbor Picks Greenpath
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Harbor Communications selects Greenpath Networks to provide hosted IP PBX services

Report: Asia/Pac Capex to Remain Strong
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

KMI Research forecasts Asia/Pacific telecom capex to remain strong

Report: Routers & Switches Growing
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Dell'Oro Group says the router marker grew 5% and Ethernet switch market grew 16% in 1Q04

Stratos Lightwave Considers Sale
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Stratos International engages CIBC as financial advisor in exploring strategic alternatives

Expedient Picks MERA
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Expedient selects MERA Systems' session controller

Continuum & Edentree Team Up
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Continuum Photonics and EdenTree Technologies announce partnership to provide automation solutions for optical test

Silicon Labs Introduces ADSL2+ AFE
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Silicon Laboratories introduces high-performance analog front end for ADSL2

Report: VOIP Worth $32B by 2009
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Juniper Research says voice-over-IP will account for over 12% of all telephony revenues by 2009

BT Posts Q4, Full Year
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Earnings per share before goodwill amortisation and exceptional items of 16.9 pence, up 19 per cent

SIP Forum Gets 7 New Members
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

BayPackets, Brooktrout Technology, Ixia, Mediatrix Telecom/M5T, Newport Networks, SIP Quest and Wipro join SIP Forum

Intel Invests $2B in Ireland
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Under an agreement with the Irish Development Authority, Intel plans to make an additional $2B investment in its facilities in Ireland

CWA Preps for Strike at SBC
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

100,000 CWA members at SBC will walk off the job at midnight on May 21st, and will return just after midnight on May 25th

Intune Releases Telecom Lasers
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Intune bring telecoms lasers into sensor market

ADC Reports Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Net sales were $182 million, up 8% sequentially; $0.03 GAAP loss per share from continuing operations

Ciena Closes Q2
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Revenue totaled $74.7 million, a 12.5% sequential increase; net GAAP loss was $76.2 million, or $0.16 per share

Tellabs to Acquire AFC
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Combines market leaders in transport and access

Interoute Buys Cecom
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2004

Interoute extends its network with acquisition of Central European network operator Cecom

Datang Goes for Ubiquity
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Datang selects Ubiquity's SIP application server for VOIP applications

Tasman Scores $14.4M
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Tasman Networks secures $14.4M in new financing, led by Parker Price Venture Capital, joined by new investor Harbinger Venture Management

DARPA Funds Optical Packet Router
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

DARPA awards $6.3M (for starters) to a team of researchers to develop new technologies to advance optical router capacity

SBC Strike Set for Friday
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Communications workers set strike at SBC involving 100,000 workers at midnight tomorrow

Xanoptix Closes $15.2M C Round
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Xanoptix Inc. secures additional $15.2 million in funding

TeliaSonera Picks Tyco
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

TeliaSonera contracts Tyco Telecommunications for transatlantic 10-Gig

S&P Rates Poland's Netia
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services gave Poland's Netia its 'B+' corporate credit rating

Analysys Sees IP VPN Bonanza
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Analysys reports that IP virtual private networks (IP-VPNs) will be the fastest growing service in 2004, with a 40% increase in revenue

Symantec Buys Brightmail for $370M
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Symantec Corp. today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Brightmail for $370 million

Alcatel Doubles Up in Russia
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Alcatel selected by North-West Telecom to deploy broadband access network in Russia; signs Protocol of Cooperation with Comstar

Siemens Grows in China
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Siemens launches twelve-step program for profit and growth in China

Gradwell Launches VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Gradwell dot com Ltd. launches VOIP Centrex service with free trial

SBC Faces Strike
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

SBC proposals today fall short and CWA issues 24-hour notice for strike

Marvell Lowers Ethernet Power
News Wire Feed | 5/19/2004

Marvell breaks power consumption barrier with the world's lowest power gigabit transceiver technology

BlazePhotonics Launch Crystal Fibers
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

BlazePhotonics launch crystal fiber products

Cogent Files S1
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Cogent Communications files registration for public offering

ADC Buys KRONE
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

ADC completes acquisition of KRONE, creating a leading global network infrastructure company

Knology Picks Arris
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Knology selects Arris for new Florida voice deployment

Corning Teams Up with Pulte Homes
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Corning and Pulte team up to bring life-enhancing benefits to Homeowners

WinAgents Updates Cisco IOS Config Editor
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Winagents releases new Cisco IOS configuration editor

MLDesign Publishes Examples
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

MLDesign Technologies application notes show system-level design examples

VOIP Expenditures Will Double
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Infonetics surveys enterprise VOIP users and find that expenditures will double in 2004

Axiom Launches Service Creation Software
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Axiom Systems launches the first service creation environment product, AXiOSS® SCE

BT Group Selects MetaSolv
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

BT Group selects MetaSolv for VoIP

Belgacom Selects Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Belgacom selects Alcatel for first large VDSL roll-out in Belgium

RAD Gets Patent for TDM
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to RAD Data Communications for TDM over Internet protocol

Nortel Wins VTR Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

VTR selects Nortel Networks for cable voice over IP solution in Chile

DSL Forum Launches Testing Plan
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

DSL Forum announces TR-067 "ADSL Interoperablity Testing Plan"

Telekom Malaysia Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Alcatel awarded a Euro 9 million DSL contract to power broadband development in Malaysia

Cisco & IBM Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Cisco and IBM pave way for customers to easily adopt voice and video IP services

Orca and SeaChange Team on VOD
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Orca and SeaChange team for video-on-demand opportunities in cable and telecom markets

Modulight Announces CATV Laser Diodes
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Modulight announces two analog fiber pigtailed laser diodes for CATV

fSona, Omnitek Launch OmniLink
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Omnitek launches OmniLink, the world's first Gigabit wireless backbone, in Istanbul with equipment from fSona Communications

China Mobile Picks Huawei Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Huawei GSM soft-switch MSC wins contract with China Mobile Guangdong Branch

Vietnamese Firm Offers US Numbers
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Vietnam's One-Connection launches One-Connection USA, a direct provider of fixed US numbers to subscribers anywhere in the world

Hamamatsu Introduces TOSA
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Hamamatsu introduces high performance TOSA for gigabit Ethernet and fiber channel applications

Telica Announces 8 Customers
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Eight service providers have selected and deployed its Plexus 9000 softswitch to deliver voice and data services

Marconi Q4 Results on Target
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2004

Forecasts 'low single-digit growth' for 2005 financial year 'fuelled by Access Hub success'

Nortel Insider Trading Halted
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

The Ontario Securities Commission temporarily halts trading in Nortel Networks Ltd. by directors, officers, and certain employees

JDSU Buys E2O
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

JDS Uniphase expands data communication capabilities by acquiring E20 Communications

Marvell Launches GigE Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Marvell breaks a power-consumption barrier with the world's lowest-power Gigabit Ethernet copper PHY technology, code-named Alaska

ElectriPHY Honors VDSL Standard
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

ElectriPHY Corp. announces technology compliance with worldwide VDSL standard

U. of Michigan Chooses VoEx
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

The University of Michigan chooses VoEx to provide high-quality VOIP calling services

Merger Creates InfiniRoute
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Proficient Networks and IP Deliver merge to form InfiniRoute Networks

Headwall Launches Holographic Grating
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Headwall Photonics launches low PDL 1100 holographic grating products for telecommunication applications

NetLogic Ups Interface Speeds
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

NetLogic Microsystems delivers industry’s highest throughput interface technology in latest knowledge-based processor family

Lucent, SEC Conclude Settlement
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Lucent will pay $25M to settle revenue-recognition issues, but will not be required to make financial restatements or admit wrongdoing

Sheer Networks Gets New Investment
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Venture capital firm Star Ventures leads investment in Sheer Networks Next Generation OSS technology

Passave's EPON Is Taking Off
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Passavé surpasses sales of 500,000 Ports of EPON silicon for fiber-to-the-home

PMC-Sierra Goes 64-Bit
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

PMC-Sierra's RM9150 leverages system-on-chip platform methodology, E9000 microprocessor core, and advanced system bus architecture

Enterprise VOIP to Double in '04
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Infonetics study says enterprises on average plan to more than double expenditures on IP voice products and services between 2003 and 2004

Optical Solutions Goes to Indiana
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Indiana's Enhanced Telecommunications picks Optical Solutions to provide FTTP connectivity to homes and businesses in Greensburg

BT Resells Westell DSL Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

BT includes Westell Technologies' range of DSL modems and routers in its new 'eCatalogue' for service providers buying from BT Wholesale

SNiP Chooses Sylantro
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Sylantro is chosen by leading regional ISP/CLEC SNiP (Southern New Jersey Internet Providers) for feature-rich PBX replacement

Level 3 Expands VOIP Service
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Level 3 expands availability of wholesale VOIP service

Plala Networks Picks P-Cube
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Plala Networks selects P-Cube for service control to reduce network congestion

Lucent Scores in China
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Lucent Technologies gets multi-million contract to build intelligent optical network for Jiangsu Telecom

Global Crossing Praises Sonus
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Global Crossing more than doubles VOIP traffic and achieves reliability metrics with Sonus Networks-based VOIP infrastructure

Proximus Picks Alcatel for 3G Backbone
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Belgium's Proximus deploys data backbone from Alcatel for enhanced 3G mobile communications

TeliaSonera Launches Tele Finland
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

TeliaSonera Finland steps up its market-expansion efforts, launching an independent service provider, Tele Finland

AFC Claims DLC Leadership
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

AFC increases its digital loop carrier market share in North America to nearly 45%, according to new data published by RHK

Samsung Intros Low-Water-Peak Fiber
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Samsung Electronics launches low water peak single-mode fiber, designed to reduce the attenuation around the water peak significantly

BlazePhotonics Boosts Hollow Fibers
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

BlazePhotonics debuts hollow-core photonic crystal fibers with larger cores, offering lower loss and increased power handling capability

Alcatel, Draka Combine on Fiber
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Alcatel and Draka confirm the creation of a 'world leader in optical fiber and communication cables'

Huawei Tours Europe
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Demonstrating its brand-new overall fixed network solution throughout Europe

Tollgrade, Telchemy Cosy Up
News Wire Feed | 5/17/2004

Tollgrade and Telchemy partner to deliver VOIP performance management solutions to the cable telephony market

SBC President Daley Calls It Quits
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

William Daley steps down as president; Forrest Miller replaces him as group president for external affairs and planning

Edgewater Makes VOIP Survivable
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

Edgewater Networks' appliances offer VOIP survivability, providing local call switching in the event of WAN link or softswitch failures

Agilent Reaches T&M Milestone
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

Agilent Technologies has shipped its 800th 93000 System-on-a-Chip (SOC) Series tester, the last one to STMicroelectronics

TI Partners With Aeluros on 10-Gbit/s XFP
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

Texas Instruments and Aeluros announce strategic second-sourcing alliance for 10-Gbit/s XFP applications

ITU Standardizes OSS/BSS
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

ITU and TeleManagement Forum announce Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM) for operations and business support systems

Nortel Receives Subpoena
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

US Attorney's Office issues subpoena to Nortel for financial statements and corporate, personnel, and accounting records

Telenet Picks Alcatel IP Service Router
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

Belgian cable provider Telenet selects Alcatel's 7750 IP service router for its broadband service netwotk

DenseLight's SLED Goes Live
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

DenseLight announces its superluminescent LEDs have been deployed in optical networks

Golden Expands With Intelsat
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

Golden Telecom signs 10-year contract with Intelsat for Ku-band satellite capacity to expand its telecom and Internet services

Path 1 Slumps in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

Revenue of $389,000 was down from $661,000 in 1Q03; net loss was $2.8M, or $0.42 per share, compared to net loss of $1.3M, or $0.83

Cisco Adds $5B to Repurchase Plan
News Wire Feed | 5/14/2004

Cisco's board authorizes up to $5B in additional stock repurchases

Lucent Helps BellSouth With VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Lucent Technologies selected by BellSouth to help accelerate the expansion of CO-based voice-over-IP services for businesses

TIA, ETSI Still Collaborating
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

The U.S. TIA and Europe's ETSI renew their TIA/ETSI cooperation agreement for another three years

T-Systems, Gateway Team in Africa
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Agreement will expand T-Systems' reach into the African continent and enable Gateway to offer its customers global reach

Analysys: Mobile to Seize 50% of Voice
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Analysys predicts mobile operators could seize 50% of total voice traffic by 2009

Metrobility Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Malik Z. Khan, founder and CEO of Sitara Networks, has been appointed to Metrobility’s board of directors

Telewest Cuts Losses in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Telewest Communications reduces its net loss from £187M in 1Q03 to £36M; revenues were up 3% to £344M due to growth in cable segment

New Focus Previews CLEO/IQEC 2004
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

New Focus debuts as a division of Bookham at CLEO/IQEC 2004, previews new photonics tools

EXFO Launches Laser Tester Software
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering introduces new software to make laser spectral analysis completely automatic

Optiwave Refines Design Software
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Optiwave announces additional features and functionality for its optical waveguide design software, OptiBPM

TippingPoint Gets SANS Kudos
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

TippingPoint's UnityOne intrusion prevention system has been selected as a Trusted Tool by the SANS Institute

ITU Sets CWDM Standard
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

ITU releases G.656 optical fiber standard for easier deployment of CWDM in metropolitan areas and increased fiber caoacity in DWDM systems

Private Investors Buy Yankee Group
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Monitor Clipper Partners and a group of private investors acquire Yankee Group from Reuters

BellSouth Uses Nortel Softswitches
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Nortel provides packet voice tandem switches for BellSouth's core network

BellSouth Intros IP Centrex Service
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Bellsouth expands its VOIP portfolio to include Centrex IP Service with advanced new features for businesses

Radcom OEMs With WildPackets
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Radcom integrates its voice-over-data monitoring technology into WildPackets' EtherPeek VX visibility software

TeliaSonera Gets IP Address Tranche
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

TeliaSonera has received the largest allocation to date of IPv6 addresses from RIPE Network Coordination Centre

VegaStream Intros Residential VOIP Gateways
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

VegaStream unveils its portfolio of residential VOIP gateways to securely extend the corporate PBX direct into the home or small office

Lucent Wins DSL Deal in Brazil
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Lucent signs an agreement to implement 96,000 new ADSL access ports in Telefónica's network in Brazil

Ofcom Promotes LLU in UK
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Ofcom announces local loop unbundling (LLU) market review, wholesale broadband review, proposal for a telecom adjudicator

BT Cuts DSL Wholesale Rates
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

BT is to cut the prices for its local loop unbundling products by up to 70% in a phased series of price cuts

Telefónica Boosts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Operating revenue increased 7.7% year over year to €6.9B; net income rose 2.7% to €558.2M

Deutsche Telekom Grows in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Revenues increased 2.7% year-on-year to €14B and net income doubled from €113M to €227M

Lumentis Completes GMPLS Interop Testing
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

Lumentis and Acreo research institute complete first phase of GMPLS interoperability testing

Swisscom Boosts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2004

EBITDA, excluding debitel, fell year-on-year by 1.3% to CHF 1.13B, while net income rose by 19.3% to CHF 488M

Alcatel Rules IP PBXs in Europe
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Alcatel continues as leading vendor in IP PBX for Western Europe, according to a preliminary report from Gartner/Dataquest

GlowPoint Plans Video Hot Spots
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Glowpoint's video communications service will be used to link a new national network of video-enabled 'hot spots'

Path 1 Gates Video Over IP
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Path 1 Network Technologies debuts the Ax100, a new version of its cutting-edge Internet Protocol video routers

Riverstone to Settle Litigation
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Riverstone Networks has reached an agreement in principle to settle all derivative lawsuits pending against the company

Radware Names Americas President
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Radware appoints David Hubbard president of operations in the Americas

Northrop Grumman Joins UXPi
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Northrop Grumman Interconnect Technologies has joined the Unified 10-Gbit/s Physical-layer Initiative (UXPi)

AT&T, Lockheed Martin Extend Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Lockheed Martin extends its relationship with AT&T for an integrated portfolio of voice, data, and Internet services

Global Crossing Targets Governments
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Global Crossing introduces Solutions Suites for Government, to offer high-bandwidth, secure IP network services to government agencies

Marvell Touts New Ethernet Architecture
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Marvell releases its integrated distributed switching architecture technology to develop scalable and reliable networking solutions

Canadians Pick Alcatel IP Service Router
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

National Capital Institute of Telecommunications selects Alcatel's IP service router to enable leading-edge services on its research network

InSilica Picks GDA's 10-GigE MAC IP Cores
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

GDA Technologies licenses its 10 Gigabit (XGEMAC) and 1 Gigabit (GEMAC) Ethernet MAC IP cores to inSilica

LightPointe Launches Enterprise FSO
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

LightPoint introduces FlightLite 100, an optical wireless incorporating IEEE 802.af standard-compliant Power over Ethernet

Finnish ISP Selects Sandvine
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

KPY Networks selects Sandvine's P2P Policy Management to minimise the cost of supporting file sharing traffic on its network

eBiscom Reports Strong Q1 Growth
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Revenues were up 55% from €101.7M in 1Q03 to €157.7M; EBITDA was €46.7M, up from €13.8M

In-Stat: IP PBXs Drive Market Growth
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Traditional PBX line shipments will decline by a 15.4% CAGR between 2003 and 2008, but converged PBX lines will grow at an 11.2% CAGR

AT&T Wins $11M Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

Clarian Health Partners selects AT&T to provide an integrated, high-speed local data and voice networking solution

i2Telecom Bridges VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2004

i2Telecom develops cellular bridging device for VOIP enabling customers to make calls over VOIP networks from mobile phones

Telica Joins Level 3's VOIP Alliance
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Telica becomes a founding member of Level 3's new (3)VOIP TAP Technology Alliance Program

Avanex Ships Dispersion Compensator
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Avanex's PowerShaper Fixed Dispersion Etalon Compensator has been shipped to more than 20 customers for trials and deployments

Sycamore Revenues Up in Q3
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Revenues were $14.7M, up from $10.6M last year, for a loss of $10.6M ($0.04/share), down from a loss of $11.9M ($0.04/share) in 3Q03

Cisco Earnings Up in Q3
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Net sales were $5.6B, up from $4.6B from last year, for net income of $1.2M ($0.17/share), up from $987M ($0.14/share) in 3Q03

RUS Certifies Luminous
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Luminous Networks gains 'RUS Acceptance' and 'Buy American' status for its multiservice platforms

Adtran Announces Access Addition
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Adtran expands its access router offering with the NetVanta 5305, making higher-bandwidth applications more affordable for SMBs

JDSU Targets Metro Access/Edge
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

JDS Uniphase debuts a new version of its WaveReady series of subsystems for OEMs developing WDM metro access/edge applications

Greenfield Tests With Ixia
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Greenfield Networks chooses Ixia technology to speed development of its high-density GigE chassis platform with full IPv6 support

Iolon Intros Swept-Frequency Laser
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Iolon debuts an innovative swept-frequency laser that features rugged, reliable performance at ground-breaking prices

IP Infusion, Greenfield Partner on IPv6
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Announce availability of IP Infusion ZebOS Advanced Routing Suite software for the Greenfield Packetry switching family

Broadcom Intros 10-Gigabit Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Broadcom introduces a 10 Gigabit optical transceiver for high-speed Sonet/SDH, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and Fibre Channel networks

Spirent Expands Service Offer
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Spirent Communications expands its ServiceEdge offering; introduces ACT (Architecture for Converged Testing) triple play test platform

Nortel, Polycom Offer SIP Video
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Nortel and Polycom team to promote a SIP-based, rich video conferencing solution for next-generation IP broadband networks

AboveNet Makes Waves in London
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

AboveNet UK launches Metro-Express, a single point-to-point wavelength service delivered over its London fiber network

Harmonic Intros Narrowcast Transport
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Launches GIGALight GTA 9100 Digital DWDM transmission system, optimized for video-over-IP services, and a CWDM solution

Cambridge Broadband Raises $15.25M
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Cambridge Broadband completes $15.25M Series C round of financing led by Accel Partners

OptiWorks Passes TL9000 Audit
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

OptiWorks (Shangai) passes the TL9000 quality management system annual audit

Equant Implements IP VPN Project
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Equant implements a customized 72-site IP VPN solution for reinsurance company Swiss Re

Xelerated, Broadcom Chip In on Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Develop reference design based on Broadcom's StrataXGS Ethernet Switch chips and Xelerated's fully programmable network processors

Volo Picks Sonus for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Volo adds packet voice solutions from Sonus Networks to its MPLS-based IP backbone network

Spirent Sees Encouraging Trends
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Spirent announces Q1 was in line with expectations; sees return of confidence and improved spending trends by customers

MCI Offers IP Access to Conferencing
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

MCI introduces IP access to its audio and videoconferencing services offering cost-effective use of enterprise IP network investments

IP Unity Joins Level 3 Alliance
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

IP Unity joins Level 3's VOIP Technology Alliance Program, providing greater interoperability for the companies' shared customers

Level 3 Launches VOIP Alliance
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Level 3 launches VOIP Technology Alliance Program called (3)VOIP TAP to help customers adopt VOIP quickly and easily

Harris Sells T&M Unit
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Harris agrees to sell its tools, test sets, and test systems product lines to Danaher for approximately $50M in cash

China Mobile Picks Huawei Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Huawei wins a contract with China Mobile to provide its GSM softswitch MSC for mobile and VOIP services

Telenor Opts for Alcatel's DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Alcatel signs global frame agreement for the expansion of Telenor's existing DSL network and the deployment of new DSL networks abroad

CLECs Unite on UNE-P Submission
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Thirty-one telecom providers submit compromise plan to Qwest on rates for the use of unbundled network elements (UNEs)

Analyst: Germany Needs Cable Merger
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Germany will fall further behind in broadband if it fails to approve KDG's proposed acquisition of its three rivals, says Strategy Analytics

NTL Studies Broadband Biz Benefits
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

UK businesses with broadband access are recovering 52 days a year in lost productivity, according to NTL research

Shenick Intros P2P App Emulator
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

Shenick adds a P2P application modelling and emulation feature to its diversifEye product to gauge the side effects of P2P traffic

BT Teams Up With Outsourcer
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2004

BT provides Agile Contact Central to support business process and IT services company Xansa in India and the UK

DataPower Intros Gigabit XML Chip
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

DataPower unveils fourth-generation, ASIC-based XML hardware for embedding Web services security, XML acceleration in the data center

Verizon Launches IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Verizon puts new national backbone to work with the launch of IP-based virtual private networking service

MCI Posts Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Revenues were $6.3B, down from $7.2B a year earlier, for an operating loss of $205M, down from a profit of $634M in 1Q03

Chromux Launches MEMS Switches
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Chromux Technologies launches a new line of optical crossconnect switches based on its proprietary MEMS technology

AT&T Targets Wall Street
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA) becomes a Referral Member of the AT&T Alliance Channel

Infineon Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart becomes Infineon's new chief executive officer, replacing Max Dietrich Kley

OpVista Intros 10G Ethernet Interface
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Adds a 10G LAN interface to its family of MetroVista line cards

Broadcom Smartens Up StrataXGS
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

New StrataXGS II products offer a unique mix of scaleability and multi-layer intelligence for next-gen enterprise and metro networks

Fujitsu Micro Powers Greenfield
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Fujitsu Microelectronics America delivers trio of network traffic management and packet processing ASICs to Greenfield Networks

NEC Intros Backplane Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

NEC Electronics samples a new member of backplane transceiver chip family, the uPD98442 express transmitter/receiver devices

Polychromix Gets ISO Registration
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Polychromix completes the audit and registration process for the ISO 9001:2000 standard for Quality Management Systems

Iometrix Opens West Coast Lab
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Iometrix opens a research and testing facility in San Jose to address certification and standards compliance, including for EFM

Charter Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Revenues of $1.21B were an increase of 3% over revenues of $1.17B in 1Q03; net loss was $294M, up from $182M in 1Q03

EarthLink, Qwest Expand Partnership
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

EarthLink extends its dial port contract with Qwest to expand its dial-up Internet access service

IPspeak Launches Plug 'N' Play VOIP Package
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

IPspeak launches its plug and play VOIP system including both software and fully-integrated handset

CatraSI Picks Genesys IP Contact Center
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

CartaSI implements Genesys IP Contact Center to manage its credit card customers in Italy

Greenfield Claims ACTA/IPv6 First
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Greenfield Networks claims the industry’s first edge chassis with full IPv6 support

Nortel Launches Multiservice Edge Router
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Nortel launches its Multiservice Provider Edge (MPE) 9000 series

Laurel Participates in N+I Demo
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Laurel Networks participates in iLabs advanced internetworking demonstration at NetWorld+Interop

Gennum Buys SiGe Optical Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Gennum acquires intellectual property and product-related assets of SiGe Semiconductor's LightCharger portfolio of optical networking ICs

Bulgarian GSM Operator Picks Veraz Gateways
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

MobilTel deploys Veraz's high-compression I-Gate 4000 media gateways in its cellular network to carry domestic and international traffic

Galazar Announces Ethernet Over Sonet Chips
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Galazar introduces VersaNode, an OC-12/3 multiservice solution for Ethernet services over point-to-point networks, RPR, and UPSR rings

NTL Uses World Wide Packets
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

NTL deploys LightningEdge suite of Ethernet access products from World Wide Packets to deliver broadband services to business clients

QoSmetrics Offers Remote Testing
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

QoSmetrics introduces a web-based management application for running real-time on-demand diagnostics direct from a user’s desktop computer

Corrigent Wins in Japan
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Vic Tokai selects Corrigent's CM-100 Packet ADM product line to provide Ethernet services to enterprise and ISP customers

Telecom Italia Back in Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Revenues increased 1.7% to €7.41B from €7.29B in 1Q03; consolidated net income was €277M, up from a net loss of €397M in 1Q03

MCI Offers VOIP Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

MCI expands availability of MCI Advantage VOIP solution via its facilities-based DSL service

Huawei Wins Swedish Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Banverket Telenät selects Huawei to expand its nationwide access network for the rail sector

KPN's Q1 Profit Falls
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Profit after tax was €375M, compared with €770M in 1Q03; earnings per share of €0.15 were down from €0.31

Mangrove Launches MetroMPLS
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Mangrove Systems introduces MetroMPLS, its solution to extend MPLS convergence from the core to the access and metro network

Yankee: Euro Carriers More Customer Savvy
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

European service providers are finally putting the customer first, according to Yankee Group's European Carrier Scorecard

Transmode Appoints New COO
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2004

Beth Topolovsky, recently CEO of Q2 Labs, joins Transmode Systems as chief operating officer

KMI Says A/P Is Hot
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

The Asia/Pacific region is the hottest market for fiber optic telecom equipment, according to a new report from KMI Research

Intense Photonics Brags About Yields
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

Intense Photonics announces it is fabricating chips that integrate up to 100 or more multi-function optical components on a single die

BT Wins Major Airports Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

BT has been awarded a five-year, $46.6M contract with airport operator BAA to deliver managed voice and data services

ECI Cuts Loss in Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

ECI's net loss in Q1 was $1.2M or $0.01 per share, compared to a net loss of $13.6M the previous quarter and $7.8M in 1Q03

Acterna Goes Global With ACE
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

Acterna extends its Certified Equipment program for used test equipment into Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Telus Lands $66M IP Deal
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

Telus wins six-year, $66M contract with insurance group The Co-operators for WAN and LAN data services and voice services

Song Tunes in to Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

Revenues were up from SEK 579M to SEK 594M in Q1, for a net income of SEK 20M compared with a net loss of SEK 38M in 1Q03

Mediacom Posts Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 5/7/2004

Mediacom Communications reports 8.5% revenue increase to $263.4M in Q1; net loss was $5.7M compared to a net loss of $33.4M in 1Q03

LuminentOIC Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Kevin Green, formerly COO of Sumitomo Electric Industries subsidiary ExceLight Communications, appointed of VP of sales for LuminentOIC

Mitel Raises $135M
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Mitel Networks closes a package consisting of equity investment, debt-to-equity conversion, and expansion of credit facilities

Zarlink Narrows Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Revenues were $51.2M, down from $52.8M in last year's Q4, for a net loss of $2.3M ($0.02/share), down from a loss of $23.6M ($0.19/share)

Equant Wins Iveco Project
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Equant wins five-year, multimillion-dollar contract to design and implement a network linking 50 global offices for Iveco

Hifn Upgrades MeterFlow
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Hifn releases MeterFlow v6.3; version 7.0, to be released in 3Q04, will add full support for IPv6 stateful analysis classification

Alcatel Buys Pirelli Submarine Assets
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Alcatel to pay Pirelli €52.5M for submarine telecommunication assets; Pirelli to pay Alcatel €45M for a 5% share of its submarine business

Telenet Picks Arris E-MTAs
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Belgian MSO Telenet selects Arris as its supplier of E-MTAs to address the CPE side of its large-scale PacketCable VOIP deployment

ITU to Define NGN Standards
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

ITU-T will create a focus group to produce global standards for next-generation networks

Optiwave Joins School of Optics
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Optiwave has joined the Industrial Affiliates Program at University of Central Florida’s School of Optics

Aegis Semiconductor Raises $10M
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Aegis Semiconductor secures $10M in its Series C round of funding

Foundry Poaches Force10 VP
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Foundry Networks appoints James F. Brear, previously VP of sales at Force10, as vice president of US sales, western area

Marconi Appoints Non-Exec Director
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Marconi appoints Peter Hickson, chairman of AWG, as a non-executive director

UK Grid Specialist Allies With Sun
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Paremus and Sun partner on grid computing solutions for financial services companies

T-Systems Helps Hanoi With VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Hanoi Telecom interconnects with T-Systems' Jules Platform to route its international voice traffic over T-Systems' global VOIP network

Dakota Central Picks Optibase
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

DakTel Communications has selected Optibase's carrier-grade TV streaming platform, the Media Gateway 5100 for next-gen services

Colt Intros International GigE Service
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Colt Telecom expands the capacity of its national and international Ethernet services to 1 Gbit/s

PCCW Launches Wireless B'band in UK
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

PCCW subsidiary UK Broadband launches fixed wireless broadband service in the UK; begins rollout in the Thames Valley

KPN Sells Hungarian Assets
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

KPN signs an agreement to sell its 75.2% interest in PanTel to Hungarian Telephone and Cable Corporation

Telenet Turns to Nortel for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Telenet selects Nortel to provide a cable VOIP telephony network enabling it to offer IP services to businesses and consumers

Buckeye Extends Mahi Deployment
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Buckeye TeleSystem uses Mahi’s Metro Core Aggregation System to terminate multiple Data Communications Channel (DCC) protocols

Nortel Rewards EMEA Channel Partners
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Nortel enhances its EMEA channel program with greater rewards for Gold Solutions Partners

Motorola Completes QB Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/6/2004

Motorola has completed its acquisition of FTTP solutions provider Quantum Bridge Communications

Cisco Gets Wireless-Aware
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Cisco Systems debuts a WLAN Services Module for its Catalyst 6500 multilayer switch, part of the Cisco Structured Wireless-Aware Network

Force10 Intros Management Tool
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Force10 Networks debuts the graphical Force10 Management System to simplify network management and reduce operating costs

AMCC Closes PowerPC Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

AMCC completes the acquisition of IBM's 400 series of embedded PowerPC standard products; updates guidance accordingly

Charter Picks Cedar Point for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Charter Communications selects Cedar Point Communications' Safari C3 Media Switching System for the deployment of VOIP in select markets

Network Associates, Check Point Team
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Network Associates and Check Point Software Technologies offer the integrated McAfee Secure-1 managed gateway and security solution

France Telecom Gets MSN Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

France Telecom to provide international IP transit capacity to MSN customers in London, Singapore, and Tokyo

Pandatel Intros CWDM Box
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Pandatel introduces its modular CWDM system, Fomux 4000

Quellan Raises $5.5M
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Quellan closes $5.5M round of private venture funding

Terayon, Juniper Team
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Terayon teams its BW 3500 CMTS, qualified to meet DOCSIS® 2.0, with Juniper's high-performance IP edge routing platforms

Cypress Ups Q2 Estimate
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Cypress Semiconductor expects earnings of $0.23 per share, $0.02 per share higher than analysts' estimates

Glimmerglass Scores $10M Contract
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Glimmerglass has been awarded a two-year $10M contract to provide Lambda Opticalsystems with its Reflexion photonic switching fabrics

Fujitsu Joins Ethernet, DS1
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Fujitsu Network Communications launches Flashwave 4020 Ethernet Service Platform to simultaneously deliver Ethernet and DS1 services

Agilent Debugs 8B/10B
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Agilent's 8B/10B analysis package for oscilloscopes speeds debug, characterization, and validation of high-speed serial bus designs

NTL Cuts Quarterly Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

First quarter net loss fell by 62.6% to £65.4M ($120.3M) compared with a net loss of £174.7M ($280M) for the same period in 2003

Telus Boosts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Telus reports revenues of CDN$1.8B for a net income of CDN$101.3M, up from CDN$89.5M in 1Q03

Viper Ships VOIP Phones to UK
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Viper Networks announces it will ship 1000 vPhones to a new distributor in the UK

Bookham Posts Higher Revenues
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Revenues were up 25% year on year to $41.3M; net loss under UK GAAP was £16M ($29.4M), net loss under US GAAP was £17.5M ($32.1M)

Prominence Helps VOIP Over DiffServ
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Prominence Networks debuts new configuration and management solution for IP telephony and videoconferencing over DiffServ networks

Bell Canada Reports Solid Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Revenue was CDN$4.70B, up 0.4% from 1Q03, and EBITDA was of CDN$1.85B, an increase of 4.1%; earnings per share were $0.51

OTE Names New CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

OTE appoints Panagis Vourloumis as its new chairman and CEO

Global Crossing Faces Delisting
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Global Crossing retains accounting firm for independent review; receives Nasdaq delisting notification

Alcatel Launches Triple Play Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Alcatel launches 5530 Network Analyzer, a diagnostic software tool to for the deployment of value-added broadband services

Iowa CLECs Get Digital TV
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Tut Systems and Iowa Network Services launch partner program to enable telcos in Iowa to deliver digital TV services

Song, Maxisat Launch Advanced Broadband
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Service includes high speed internet access, multicasted high quality TV channels, and IP telephony over a single xDSL interface

BT Inks ICT Deal With HP
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

BT and HP sign $1.5B managed services agreements and a strategic go-to-market alliance in the ICT market

Telenor Increases Q1 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Revenues were NOK 14.3B, an increase of 13% year over year; EBITDA increased by NOK 839M to NOK 5B

Pac-West Partners With Level 3
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2004

Pac-West joins Level(3)Enabled partner program; will use Level 3's IP network and (3)Tone business service to deliver VOIP solution

i2Telecom Cuts Call Rates
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Increased demand and the use of Dynamic Least-Cost Routing technology lead i2Telecom International to cut international calling rates

Newport Stumps for Optical R&D
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Newport helps the Optical Society of America and the International Society for Optical Engineering lobby Congress for more R&D funding

IPCC Hosts VoCable Services Demo
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

International Packet Communications Consortium will host a demo of voice over cable services for cable companies at the NCTA Show

Convergys Buys WhisperWire, Encore
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Convergys eats sales effectiveness software vendor WhisperWire and accounts receivable manager Encore Receivable Management

Broadcom, Microsoft Offload TCP
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Broadcom and Microsoft collaborate to deliver first working implementation of 'TCP Chimney' TCP/IP offload technology

Bay Micro Hires First CFO
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Bay Microsystems hires Michael McDonald, formerly with ISSI, as its first chief financial officer; adds Celeste Volz Ford to its board

Covaro Cautiously Comes Out
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Covaro Networks comes out of stealth, revealing a vague 'Etherjack Products, Services and Management Suite'

Agilent Has Designs on India
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Agilent Technologies establishes system-on-a-chip design center in Gurgaon, India

MetroPhotonics Gets $5.6M
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

MetroPhotonics secures CDN $7.7M from Technology Partnerships Canada for development of advanced photonic integrated circuits

Luminous Hires President/CEO
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Luminous Networks hires ex-Alcatel exec Chris Stark as president and CEO, replacing Alex Naqvi, who continues as Chairman of the board

Agere, DCL Boost Comm Software
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Agere Systems and Data Connection Limited to develop a range of integrated software platforms for next-gen multiservice comm gear

U. of Oregon Picks Procket
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

University of Oregon deploys Procket Networks' PRO/8801 router, joins Procket's new Research and Education Alliance program

Inphi Wins ISO 9001 Certification
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Inphi has received certification as an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2000 Fabless IC company

ATCA Gets RapidIO Spin
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

RapidIO-based semiconductor products and comm systems showcased at Freescale Semiconductor's Smart Networks Developer Forum

Packet Design Analyzes Root Causes
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Packet Design unveils technology to help determine the root cause of routing changes in BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) networks

Verizon to Expand DSL Offerings
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Verizon to offer an additional higher-speed DSL service and develop new service packages that include residential VOIP services

Copper Mountain Raises $11.25M
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Copper Mountain announces $11.25M private placement of 1.25M shares at $9 per share

Charter Picks Nortel VOIP Gear
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Charter Communications selects Nortel's Succession Communication Server 2000 compact softswitches to expand its VOIP offerings

Nortel OEMs Nuera Gateways
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Nortel signs agreement to integrate, sell, and support VOIP gateways from Nuera as part of an integrated PacketCable qualified solution

Hanaro Telecom Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Korean broadband and local call service provider Hanaro posts revenues of KRW 349.3B and net loss of KRW 349.3B, down 94.8%

Energis Selects Arbor
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Energis deploys Arbor's Peakflow SP platform to protect its network from a range of security and operational threats

ClearSight Partners With Spirent
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

ClearSight Networks combines its protocol and network analysis tool with Spirent's performance test systems

Sycamore Intros Universal Service Card
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Sycamore Networks unveils the Universal Service Card (USC), a modular service interface card for the SN 16000 intelligent optical switch

EyeBill, Mera Partner on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

EyeBill and MERA partner to provide turnkey VOIP solutions to carriers; test MERA's VOIP transit softswitch with EyeBill's platform

TeliaSonera Lowers Broadband Price
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

TeliaSonera Sweden reduces the price of three of its broadband subscriptions services for consumers

NTL Targets UK Corporates With Sinergis
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Partnership with Sinergis provides NTL with a sales arm that works with large corporate companies

Allot Boosts Satellite Bandwidth
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Internet via satellite provider NetSystem selects Allot’s NetEnforcer platform to manage protocol traffic

THUS Group Reports Preliminary Results
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Revenues increased 14% to £332.4M, EBITDA was up 61% to 43.6M, and loss before tax fell 57% to £25M

Triple Play Consortium Unveils OSS
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

IPlay3 consortium announces billing and OSS components for its triple play solution

Qwest Reports Q1 Loss
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Revenue fell 3.9% to $3.48B; net loss was $310M, or $0.17 per share, compared to net income of $152M, or $0.09 per share in 1Q03

Overture Gets Circuit Emulation Patents
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Overture Networks has been awarded two patents for breakthroughs in circuit emulation pseudo-wire technology

Xalyo Announces Telecom Mezzanine Card
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Xalyo introduces XS1000, an integrated ATM and IP PCI Telecom Mezzanine Card based on Wintegra’s WinPath 787 network processor

Siemens Presents Ethernet DSL Strategy
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Siemens ICN introduces carrier Ethernet solutions, expands activities in the Asia/Pacific

TDC Ups Q1 Revenues, Profit
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Revenues of DKK 10.B were up 2.8% in Q1; net income increased 36.2% to DKK 602M

Swisscom Offers Managed Security
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2004

Swisscom offers network-based firewall for broadband subscribers using Cisco 7301 Series routers and IOS Firewall software

Nayna Intros EPON Terminals
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Targets Ethernet in the First Mile (IEEE 802.3ah) with three new products in its ExpressStream family

Heavy Reading Studies SIP ROI
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Telecom carriers can profit quickly from SIP technology deployments, according to HR's analysis of capex/opex costs and business cases

Check Point Debuts Web Security
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Check Point Software unveils its Web Intelligence technology and Connectra and SSL Network Extender Web security gateway solutions

Avanex Losses Continue in Q3
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Revenues were $30.1M, up from just $5.4M in last year's Q3, for a net loss of $41.0M ($0.29/share), up from a loss of $10.4M ($0.15)

ADC Intros POE Controller
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

ADC debuts its Midspan Power-Over-Ethernet (PoE) Controller to power IP telephony devices and other applications over a LAN

Ellacoya Demos Cable VOIP Stuff
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Ellacoya Networks showcases its new PCMM-based Multimedia Service Manager solution with Microsoft's XBox Live! online gaming application

EMC Certifies Microsens' CWDM
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

EMC has tested the Microsens CWDM system for conformance to its Symmetrix, DMX-, und Switch-communications SAN storage products

Ciena Completes Acquisitions
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Ciena closes acquisitions of Catena Networks and Internet Photonics

Thuraya Satellite Expands in Africa
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications expands its satellite telecommunications footprint southward in Africa

VeriSign Vamps Up VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

VeriSign launches MSO-IP connect VOIP routing service; enters into an alliance agreement with Bridgeport Networks to enable VOIP roaming

Xspedius Picks Atreus for VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Atreus xAuthority service fulfillment solution enables Xspedius to launch VOIP, VPN, PC backup, and antivirus services

Encore Upgrades VPN OS
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Elios 5.0 enhances VPN solutions, delivers more capabilities for broadband IP+legacy and VOIP applications

Intel, Cisco Launch 10GigE Adapter
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Intel debuts a 10-Gbit/s Ethernet adapter for server deployments, interoperating with Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

Redback Raises Reliability
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Redback Networks' Session Level Reliability provides uninterrupted broadband Internet sessions for voice, video, games, and other apps

Calix Supports Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Calix upgrades its C7 ultra-broadband loop carrier with support for Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet services

General Bandwidth Enhances Gateway
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Latest release of the G6 VoIP Media Gateway has been tested with leading CMSs and softswitches to ensure broad feature interoperability

Level 3 Expands Cable VOIP
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Net2Phone teams with Level 3 to expand cable VOIP offerings; Level 3 launches residential VOIP service in more than 50 US markets

Netli Offers New Services
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

NetliView and NetliContinuity services deliver performance monitoring of mission-critical applications and application traffic control

Infinera Claims Breakthroughs
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

The first large-scale photonic integrated circuits, and the first digital optical networking system, the Infinera DTN

Extreme Launches Network Platform
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Extreme Networks' ExtremeWare XOS v11 network platform drives adaptablity, scaleability, and responsiveness of enterprise networks

Cedar Point Demos at NCTA
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Cedar Point Communications will demonstrate the voice, multimedia, and SIP capabilities of its Safari C3 Media Switching System at NCTA

Alcatel Announces EU & China Projects
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Named project leader of the European Union R&D MUSE project; Guangdong Telecom partners on broadband with Alcatel

BT Picks Alcatel for DSL
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

BT sélectionne Alcatel pour un contrat cadre DSL de trois ans

Packet Design Looks at BGP Roots
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

Packet Design to demo its BGP root-cause analysis technology, which it will release as an upgrade to Route Explorer, at Networld+Interop

AT&T OKs IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 5/3/2004

New capability enables businesses & US government agencies to run their private networks across AT&T’s global IP network

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