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Cirpack, Swissvoice Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

Swissvoice's IP phones fully interoperable with Cirpack's local exchange switches, permitting smooth migration to VOIP services

Hong Kong Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

Hong Kong Broadband Network deploys Cisco metro Ethernet switching solution to establish world's largest metro Ethernet broadband network

Nasdaq Delists Marconi
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

Marconi will be delisted from the Nasdaq effective July 3, 2002, due to non-compliance with the minimum bid price requirements

Eggheads Demo 10-Gig Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory teams with key vendors to demonstrate 10-Gigabit Ethernet data transfer on July 2

Nokia Wins With Finns
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

Nokia's next-gen broadband network solutions chosen by Elisa Networks of Finland to enable IP-based multimedia services

WorldCom Responds to Bush
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

President and CEO John Sidgmore responds to 'President' George W. Bush's comment lambasting the company for accounting irregularities

LightPath Restructures
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

LightPath Technologies announces corporate realignment and the closure of its Albuquerque facility in favor of new Orlando HQ

Court OKs Adelphia 'First Day Orders'
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

U.S. Bankruptcy Court clears Adelphia to fulfill pre-Chapter 11 filing obligations, including salaries and benefits for its employees

Ameritech 'Slams' WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2002

SBC Ameritech Illinois files complaint with Illinois commerce commission on MCI WorldCom's slamming and deceptive marketing practices

Verizon Expands L.A. Network
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Verizon adds three fiber-optic backbone rings to L.A. network to offer high-speed data transport with digital video switching

CIR Sees Bandwidth Boom
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

CIR predicts the market for optical bandwidth services will reach $5.7B in 2006

ProtoDel Finds Partner in Japan
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

ProtoDel to announce partnership with Japanese VAR I-Wave at the InterOpto '02 exhibition in Tokyo

Sheer Assures IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Sheer Networks announces comprehensive IP VPN assurance and fulfillment solutions in its MetroCentral service management family

Tellabs Gets China Partner
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Tellabs and Jinpeng seal deal for marketing the Tellabs 6000 transport switching and Tellabs 7000 optical transport systems in China

Belgacom Uses Telia Backbone
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Belgacom reserves DWDM capacity on Telia IC's Viking Network, in order to secure its network should the need arise

S&P Boosts Sonera Rating
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

S&P raises Sonera short-term ratings to A-2 from A-3, following improvement in liquidity

Teknovus Grabs $5M
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Teknovus completes $5M round A, led by investors Partech International and U.S. Venture Partners

Juniper Unaffected by WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

WorldCom to represent less than $7M of Juniper Networks' Q2 results

Cisco Acquires Navarro
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Cisco Systems acquires Navarro Networks for its ASICs design expertise

Qwest: 'We're Different'
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

"Qwest is a different company and I wouldn't be here if I didn't believe that." - CEO Richard C. Notebaert

Cisco Lights Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Hong Kong Broadband Network deploys Cisco metro Ethernet switching solution to build world's largest metro Ethernet broadband network

OneAccess Puts Voice Over Broadband
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

Full-featured, secure router delivers 60-channel voice support with high-speed VPN access

Nortel Wins China Metro Deal
News Wire Feed | 6/27/2002

China Unicom to deploy an optical solution based on Nortel Networks OPTera Metro Multiservice Platform in seven cities

Optical Solutions Wires Fargo
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Optical Solutions and IdeaOne Telecom bring fiber optic connections to Fargo, N.D. High-speed Internet, yah?

FONS Certifies Assemblies
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

SC 2mm Fiber Optic Connector Assemblies from FONS are certified to the testing criteria for GR-326-CORE, Issue 3, Level II

In-Stat: IP Service Switches Strong
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

IP service switches to provide much-needed value at network edge, says a new report from In-Stat/MDR

Broadcom Intros SSL/TLS Chip
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Broadcom's multi-gig security processor enables faster SSL/TLS record processing, eliminates bottlenecks in next-gen e-commerce gear

MetroPhotonics Intros IC Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

MetroPhotonics announces product roadmap for monolithic photonic ICs

Motorola Expands Outsourcing
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Manufacturing agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. signals next milestone in Motorola's asset-light strategy

T-Systems Picks OneAccess DSL Solution
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

T-Systems Siris adopts OneAccess’ solution for services delivery, will integrate the OneAccess One40 into its IP services portfolio

GT Files for Credit Protection
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Ontario court protects GT Group Telecom from its debts while it talks with creditors and works on restructuring

RadioLAN Intros Wireless Bridge
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

RadioLAN Marketing Group introduces an all-in-one wireless bridge with compact integrated antenna for high-speed building-to-building links

Ottawa 10-GigE Network Goes Live
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Telecom Ottawa's broadband network becomes operational after successfully completing testing and independent verification

Bush Outraged by WorldCom Fraud
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

At the G8 summit in Alberta, 'President' Bush is 'deeply concerned about some of the accounting practices that take place in America'

ETSI Holds Telecom Summit
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

ETSI's TIPHON-NGN Summit sets out to lay foundations for 'Telecommunications and IP Harmonization Over Networks'

France Telecom Dumps Real Estate
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

France Telecom sells off real estate assets for €510M, in part of its debt reduction program

GiantLoop Deploys on Staten Island
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

GiantLoop helps Staten Island University Hospital design, implement, and manage private optical network

fSona Intros FSO System
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Sonabeam 1250-S Free Space Optical system from fSona provides Gigabit Ethernet communications at 1250 Mbit/s

Siemens Wins Military Bid
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Siemens awarded contract from U.S. military to install an IP-ready communications system at Ft. Knox, Kentucky

Court Extends 360networks' Deadline
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Supreme Court of British Columbia extends order enabling 360networks to restructure

Aelis Photonics Hires Brains
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Prof. Anthony J. Weiss and Dr. Mark Shtaif join Aelis Photonics as chief scientist and technical consultant, respectively

WaveSplitter Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

WaveSplitter names Ralph Ahlgren as new VP of engineering and operations

Brix Tests Wire One
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Wire One chooses Brix Networks' service assurance solutions to verify its Video-Over-IP network services

AT&T Opens New Data Center
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

New Internet Data Center in Boston area supports businesses' needs for hosting Websites and managed services applications

Xelerated Demos 10-Gig IPv6
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Slated to demonstrate IPv6 at 10 Gbit/s wirespeed on an evaluation board at the Network Processor Conference East Expo tomorrow

SEC Comments on WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

SEC assures the public that it is actively investigating the veracity of WorldCom's financial statements and disclosures

Adelphia Files Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Lenders agree to provide $1.5B in DIP financing, as Adelphia and subsidiaries commence Chapter 11 cases to aid financial restructuring

Santur Grabs $23M
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Santur secures $23M in second round of financing, led by Thomas Weisel Venture Partners and including all previous investors

VertiLas Secures Funding
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

German long-wavelength VCSEL startup gets funds from investors High Tech Private Equity and equinet Venture Partners AG

Rambus Unveils 6.4-Gbit/s Cell
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Rambus announces the first 6.4-Gbit/s backplane serial link cell, offering twice the speed of existing serial link cells

Lambda Crossing Grabs $7.75
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Lambda Crossing raises $7.75M in second tranche of $20.75M C round, led by West STEAG Partners

Alcatel Plans More Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

Alcatel launches additional restructuring moves to accelerate cost reduction, sells microelectronics biz to STMicroelectronics for €390M

WorldCom: 'Oops!'
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2002

WorldCom reveals that it fraudulently boosted its financial figures in 2001 and 1Q02 by disguising $3.85B in expenses

SBC Slams MCI for Slamming
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

SBC Ameritech Illinois warns MCI WorldCom to cease 'slamming' and deceptive marketing practices or face ICC complaint

Delaware Supports Verizon Bid
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Delaware Public Service Commission's support of Verizon long-distance bid improves Verizon's chances as it prepares to file with the FCC

AT&T Buys Up AT&T Canada
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Arranges for all AT&T Canada shares it does not already own to be purchased through two subsidiaries

DT Uses Inet QoS System
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Deutsche Telekom places expansion order for Inet's GeoProbe, to address quality of service and network security

EXFO Posts 3Q02 Results
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

EXFO posts 12% sales growth quarter-over-quarter, but still takes a pro forma net loss of US$3.9M, or US$0.06 per share

LayerOne Intros Interconnect
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

LayerOne launches optical interconnection platform that should reduce service intervals for carriers by 85%

Touch America Sued
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Purchasers of the securities of Montana Power Company, now known as Touch America, file class action lawsuit over inflated prices

Foundry Intros Edge Switch
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Foundry's FastIron edge switch series establishes a new level of stackable platform leadership in a compact form factor

XtremeSpectrum Intros UWB Chips
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

XtremeSpectrum delivers commercial ultra-wideband solution; Trinity solution delivers 100-Mbit/s 'wire-like' quality

IBM, Narad Team on Cable
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

IBM allies with Narad Networks to enable data services platform for cable industry

Motorola Studies CMOS Insulator
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Motorola, Nanjing U., and Institute of Physics study promising insulator material that may enable smaller, faster semiconductors

France Telecom Tests 3D Videophone
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Step onto the holodeck: 'Telepresence wall' uses life-like 3D synthetic images to simulate face-to-face communication

Nokia Issues New Shares
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Nokia warrants exercised for share subscription

LightConnect DGE Gets Telcordia Stamp
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

LightConnect's Diffractive MEMS-based Dynamic Gain Equalizer is the first to surpass Telcordia's stringent requirements

S&P Cuts France Telecom Ratings
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Standard & Poor's cuts France Telecom (and its Orange subsidiary) to triple-B due to worries about its ability to reduce debt

Sandburst Switches Packets
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Sandburst introduces the HiBeam packet switching architecture and chip set, enabling advanced packet switching solutions and services

Agere Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Agere Systems hires Robert Liszt as vice president of North American sales

JDSU Intros SOAs
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

JDS Uniphase announces smaller, MSA-compliant Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers with integrated polarization independent isolators

Sprint Picks Ciena Switches
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Sprint taps Ciena as strategic vendor for optical switching, plans to deploy CoreDirector and MetroDirector K2

SonicWall Names SVP
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

SonicWall appoints Bill Roach as senior vice president for partners, alliances, and strategic accounts

Cisco Eats Hammerhead
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Cisco Systems completes acquisition of Hammerhead Networks, augmenting its IP aggregation portfolio

SBC Commends Williams
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Williams Communications recognized by SBC Communications for outstanding customer service

Cramer Manages Monet
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Cramer and GuideComm kick off partnership with agreement to deliver inventory/provisioning solution to Monet Mobile Networks

Cisco Enhances MPLS VPNs
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Cisco delivers comprehensive portfolio of four new technologies for enabling managed central services over MPLS VPNs

CableLabs OKs Broadcom
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Advanced cable modem gateways using Broadcom's chips and software receive CableLabs' Docsis certification

Syspol, InnoMedia Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

InnoMedia partners with Syspol to deliver cable telephony to PT Telkom customers in Indonesia

TranSwitch Intros Access Chip
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

TranSwitch introduces TEPro, a complete single-chip solution for channelized DS3/DS1/E1 access systems

IBM OKs S3's ARB
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Silicon & Software Systems announces 'Ready For IBM Technology' validation of Application Reference Board

FCC OKs Verizon for NJ
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Verizon earns FCC approval to offer long distance to New Jersey, expects to roll out service in the next few weeks

Vivace Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2002

Vivace Networks names industry vet William J. Smith as vice president of strategic alliances

BellSouth Pays Debts, Boosts Dividend
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

BellSouth plans to redeem $370M in outstanding debt and authorizes a dividend increase of 5.3 percent

Tellium Wields the Axe
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

To reduce headcount by approximately 200; expects restructuring charges to be about $7 to $10 million in the June quarter

Telecom Team Props Up KPNQwest
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Telecom operators establish 'Customer Support KPNQwest' foundation to keep KPNQwest network from imploding

Finisar, Sumitomo Share Technology
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Finisar and Sumitomo sign a cross-licensing agreement, sharing certain intellectual property licenses for fiber optic transceivers

LVL7, AMCC Integrate Solutions
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Integration of Fastpath with nPsoft Development Environment offers comprehensive support for networking infrastructure equipment vendors

Buy American From Fujitsu
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

USDA Rural Utilities Service confers 'RUS Acceptance' and 'Buy American' status on Fujitsu's Flashwave 4100 platform

Solidum Ships 2.5-Gig Processor
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Solidum delivers high performance OC-48 classification and content inspection processor

Exar Unveils Versatile Framer
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Exar's new Sonet/SDH multichannel framer adds clock/data recovery, SerDes functionality, and broad redundancy support

Tolly: Telco Beats Cisco
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Tolly Group testing finds Telco Systems' T4 routing switch outperforms Cisco's Catalyst 3550

Consystant Has a Big Day
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Secures $3M in round B financing, names Oostur Raza VP of sales, unveils Strata NP 2.1 design suite for Intel IXP1200 network processors

BellSouth Broadens ATM Options
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

BellSouth offers two new ways to access its ATM backbone, enabling businesses to streamline voice and data networks

ClearPath Uses New Edge DSL
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

ClearPath Networks now offering New Edge Networks' business-class DSL services to complements network-based managed VPN services

SS8 Names Marketing Honcho
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

SS8 Networks charges new chief marketing officer Richard Moran with increasing dominance in PSTN/IP converged, hybrid network market

Ceyba Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Ceyba names Dick Liebhaber, former MCI executive vice president, to board of directors

NetLogic Unveils Search Processor
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

NetLogic Microsystems announces availability of search processor controller for high-speed communications and networking designs

IPolicy Beefs Up Security
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

IPolicy Networks integrates more key security features and offers OC-48 interfaces in enhanced versions of ipEnforcer

MegaSense Arrays VOAs
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

MegaSense launches VOA array modules, offering further integration capabilities for photonic system and subsystem vendors

Mindspeed Intros SerDes Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

SkyRail transceiver enables manufacturers to protect backplane investments by upgrading existing systems to OC-48 and OC-192

Riverstone Routes Video Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Livingston Telephone pioneers video services market with Riverstone's metro solutions in one of the first U.S. deployments of video over DSL

Native Gets UK Reseller
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Native Networks signs Fibre Technologies as U.K. reseller for entire Metro Ethernet over SDH product range

Passave Grabs $7M
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Passave secures over $7M in first-round financing earmarked for development of silicon solution for Ethernet PONs

Minerva Drives Italy's IPTV
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Minerva Networks' powers largest deployment of networked personal video recording over Italy's FastWeb's nationwide FTTH network

Ciena Completes ONI Purchase
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Transaction is valued at approximately $397.8M, based on the closing price of Ciena's common stock on Friday, June 21

Extreme Adds Ethernet Switch
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Extends BlackDiamond core switching platform with new BlackDiamond 6804 modular Ethernet switch

Wold Deploys Marconi
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Marconi delivers network for Wold International's worldwide broadcast-grade video distribution service

Cisco Rolls'em Out
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Introduces the ONS 15454 optical SDH multiservice provisioning platform and the ONS 15530 metro DWDM solution

IP Infusion, Consystant Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2002

Team creates a complete development solution for IP routing, allowing network equipment OEMs to accelerate product development

Telia Sub Picks Incatel
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

Telia's Skanova Networks awards multimillion dollar contract to Incatel to automate service provisioning

Terayon Guidance Plunges
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

Due to a 'major slowdown in orders,' Terayon expects to bank about $21M-$30M in Q2, instead of the $50M-$60M previously foreseen

Anda Picks Octasic Chip
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

Octasic's high-density coprocessors enhance ANDA Networks' flagship product, the Universal Access Platform

OIF Unveils Interface Spec
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

OIF approves the SFI-5 Implementation Agreement, specifying an interface between SerDes, FEC processor, and Framer

Corvis Sub to Lay Off
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

Corvis-Algety planning reorganization that could eliminate 170 jobs

CableLabs OKs Motorola
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

Motorola wins Docsis 1.1 certifications for three cable modems and two integrated CMTS/routers

NetScreen Secures SingTel
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

SingTel selects NetScreen to secure managed hosting service offerings throughout Asia

Elitel Connects to Sprint
News Wire Feed | 6/21/2002

Sprint to provide connectivity for Italy's Elitel to the SprintLink Global IP Network

WorldCom Gives BellSouth an 'F'
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

WorldCom says federal regulators should reject BellSouth's combined long distance applications because of anticompetitive behavior

Solectron Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Solectron's Q3 sales of $3B and its pro forma EPS of 4 cents per diluted share are both in line with guidance

Moody's Downgrades WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Moody's drops ratings on WorldCom and its subsidiaries, still retains the ongoing review for possible further downgrade

Mitsubishi Upgrades DFB Laser Diode
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Mitsubishi Electric's 2.5‑Gbit/s distributed feedback laser diode now offers up to eight wavelengths

Cogent, AGL Seal Dark Fiber Deal
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Cogent signs long-term lease on 400 miles of AGL Networks' dark fiber connected to commercial buildings in the Atlanta area

Spirent, Nortel Team on OSS
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Spirent and Nortel sign agreement to market OSS and network diagnostic products and support carrier migration to converged packet networks

Verizon, MSN Team on DSL
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Verizon Online and MSN join forces to offer consumers DSL Internet access and unique online services

Agilent Restores Full Pay
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Agilent Technologies announces end to year-long pay reduction for its employees worldwide

Bandwidth9 Breaks Into Japan
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Bandwidth9 teams with Macnica to establish tunable transmitter sales channel for Japan

BellSouth Seeks Long-Distance Approval
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

BellSouth files long distance application with the FCC for the states of Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina & South Carolina

AT&T, Sygate Offer Firewalls
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Sygate offers free and discounted advanced firewall products to AT&T Broadband Internet customers

Riverstone Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Results in line with previously announced expectations; revenues of $30.1M and pro forma EPS of $0.12

DT Tests PhotonEx's 40-Gig
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Deutsche Telekom completes a 40-Gbit/s R&D field trial using PhotonEx's core optical transport system and EMS

Stratos Posts Q4 and F2002 Results
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Net sales for the quarter were up 13%, but net loss totaled $38M or $0.55 a share, up 463% from the previous quarter

Cambridge Lauds UK Licensing Call
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Cambridge Broadband welcomes U.K. licensing of 3.4GHz broadband wireless access

Spirent Acquires Anritsu Test Line
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Spirent agrees to acquire Anritsu's remote special services test product line for $26M cash

Lucent Carries Tiscali
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Lucent Softswitch carries live network traffic in Tiscali's operations in France and Spain

Nasdaq to Delist Marconi
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Marconi restructuring talks continue, as the company anticipates being delisted from the Nasdaq due to minimum share price requirements

Big Bear Grabs VP
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Big Bear Networks names Jim Kleinsmith, former Aevia VP, as vice president of sales

Sprint Saves Scandinavian Bookworms
News Wire Feed | 6/20/2002

Sprint provides NORDUnet with emergency high-speed Internet connectivity for over a million Nordic academics and researchers

Verizon Gets Go-Ahead in Maine
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Verizon earns FCC approval to offer long-distance service to Maine. Consumers, of course, will be the big winners

Lawsuits Mount for GlobalX Analysts
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Salomon Smith Barney and Jack Grubman feel the long arm of the law as new litigation is related to already-pending litigation

Sycamore Reorgs, Lays Off, Teams Up
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Sycamore plans to close facilities and lay off 235, while it refocuses business on optical switching and allies with Siemens IC Networks

French, Germans Cancel Deal
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Deutsche Telekom sells off 20.5M shares of France Telecom, after the two agreed to terminate their agreement of June 21, 2000

Japanese Plan WLAN Test
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Fukuoka municipal government will begin testing a wide-area wireless communication network in August

Astracon Reels In $10M
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Astracon closes move than $10M in an oversubscribed third round including Cisco, Geocapital, Edgewater and others

WorldCom Sub Defers Interest
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

WorldCom subsidiary elects extension period with respect to MCI Capital I quarterly income preferred securities

Optical Solutions Wires WI Town
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Optical Solutions awarded Fiber-to-the-Community contract from Reedsburg Utility Commission of Wisconsin

CIR: DWDM Filter Market Survivable
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

New CIR report sets out opportunities and survival tactics in the DWDM filter market

French Submarine Cable Goes Live
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

SAT-3/WASC/SAFE submarine cable system enters service, strengthening France Telecom's global network

Samsung Selects Solidum
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Samsung picks Solidum's PAX.port 1200 content inspection processor to enable intelligent application management

Level 3 Carries AOL to Europe
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Level 3 pens multi-year deal to provide optical wavelength services to America Online in Europe and across Atlantic

Interoute Shakes Up Management
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Names James Kinsella executive chairman and Alan Lowe as CEO, while former chairman/CEO Ohad Finkelstein joins the board of directors

Qwest Connects Meteorologists
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Qwest Communications awarded Internet contract from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Nortel Deploys Ethernet in Schools
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Nortel Networks Optical Ethernet solution scores high marks at George Mason University and Round Rock Independent School District

Xilinx Uses Alcatel MAC Cores
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Xilinx to use Gigabit and 10/100-Mbit/s Ethernet MAC cores from Alcatel in FPGAs; Xilinx joins Metro Ethernet Forum

Lightpointe Intros Wireless FSO
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

LightPointe unveils its FlightStream Free-Space Optics product line for mobile wireless carriers

GT Loses Vendor Financing
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

In an update on reorg efforts, Group Telecom reports that its vendor financing has been yanked and it won't meet its revenue covenant

VC Firm Taps Wisdom of Beese
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

J. Carter Beese, Jr., president of Riggs Capital Partners and former SEC commissioner, has joined Optical Capital Group's advisory board

TranSwitch Debuts Grooming Chip
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

TranSwitch Corporation's introduces its POP-12 chipset, enhancing metro grooming and TDM aggregation

Sun Picks Foundry Switches
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Sun goes with Foundry Networks' switching solutions to support ONE-based Messaging Internet Data Center Reference Architecture

Siemens Distributes Tut
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Spain's Siemens S.A. to distribute Tut Systems' 'multi-tenant unit' (MTU) products for hotels, apartments, and office buildings

Smart Deploys Nortel DWDM
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Philippines wireless provider Smart implements Nortel's metro DWDM backbone to support its GSM network with high-speed SAN backup

Highwave Reports Fiscal 2002
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

Revenues were €26M, a drop of 64% from 2001, leading to a net loss of €71.7M, plummeting from a net profit of €3.8M in 2001

WCOM Buyers Sue Analysts
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2002

WorldCom purchasers sue Salomon Smith Barney and Jack Grubman for knowingly issuing false and misleading analyst reports

SonicWall Secures AMA
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

SonicWall provides network security and remote office connectivity for American Management Association International

Level 3 Buys Software Spectrum
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Level 3 completes acquisition of Software Spectrum positioning itself for convergence of broadband and software distribution industries

Ciena & Oni OK Merger, Warn
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Ciena and Oni see combined Q3 revenues "down meaningfully" from Ciena's standalone Q2 figures; will lay off 335 within three months

Allegiance Buys WorldCom CPE Biz
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Allegiance Telecom drops $30M cash on WorldCom customer premise equipment provisioning and CPE maintenance businesses

AT&T Canada Sees Improved Earnings
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

AT&T Canada expects 2002 EBITDA to exceed 2001 levels of $121M; 12 elected to board of directors at annual general meeting

SBC Assures Line Sharers
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

SBC commits to honor existing line sharing agreements for all competitors, despite changes in law

Citizens Acquires Electric Lightwave
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Citizens Communications completes offer for Electric Lightwave at $0.70 per share and will repay bank debt

Infineon Names N. America Prez
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Infineon Technologies names veteran executive Robert LeFort as president of Infineon Technologies North America

Auxora Gets $3M More
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Auxora finds additional $3M in financing, bringing total to $14.7M in Series A round led by Rustic Canyon Ventures

Pond Hires Van Cuylenberg
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Pond Venture Partners appoints leading technology businessman Peter van Cuylenburg as a venture partner and a member of its advisory board

LightConnect VOA Hits 100B Cycles
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

VOA exceeds 100 billion test cycles with no deterioration, raising the bar for dynamic optical component performance

OmniGuide Hires Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Dr. Jim Goell, formerly of Tyco Telecommunications, joins OmniGuide Communications as VP of engineering

ITT Intros Optical Interconnect
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

ITT Industries, Cannon introduces optical connectivity solution for next-gen high-bandwidth communications

Transparent Hires Kong
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Dr. John Kong comes aboard Transparent Networks as director of reliability, availability, and serviceability

Lightwave Micro is Eco-Friendly
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Lightwave Microsystems earns ISO 14001 registration, adhering to standards for reducing waste, conserving energy, and preventing pollution

NeoPhotonics Gets $35M
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

NeoPhotonics collects $35M in final, oversubscribed financing round including four new equity investors

Lightpointe Wins Telkom South Africa
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Telkom South Africa selects LightPointe FSO equipment, though terms of the agreement and size of the deployment were not disclosed

Ericsson Wins China Deals
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Ericsson wins deals with Guangdong Mobile to build IP Virtual Private Network, Shandong Mobile for GSM expansion

Check Point Secures Wireless
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Check Point expands security across mobile devices and wireless networks with Open Platform for Security (OPSEC) Wireless Initiative

Marconi Demos Billing Solution
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Marconi, Ace-Comm showcase billing mediation at Billing World 2002; Marconi joins the Internet Protocol Detail Record Organization

Startup Steals JDSU Exec
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Essient Photonics lures Ian Croston away from JDS Uniphase to serve as director of engineering

C-Span Picks Cogent
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Cogent selected by C-Span for reliable transport in two-way distance learning program for students at the University of Denver

ADC Upgrades OSS
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

ADC's high-availability Singl.eView 5.0 provides 'always-on' commerce, customer, and revenue management for next-gen networks

Big Players Create StarCore
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Infineon, Agere Systems, and Motorola form StarCore LLC to develop and license digital signal processor technology

Sprint Videoconferences Inmates
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Sprint signs deal with Michigan's Dept. of Corrections to extend videoconferencing for parole, misconduct and court hearings

360networks Still Deferring
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

360networks continues to defer issuing financial results as it develops a reorganization plan

Equant, CoSine Team on IP Services
News Wire Feed | 6/18/2002

Equant signs deal, forms strategic relationship to use CoSine's IP Service Generator technology to deliver network-centric IP services

WorldCom Responds to S&P Action
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

'S&P's action today has absolutely no impact on WorldCom's credit facility negotiations, our operations or our customers.' Ouch!

MontaVista, IDT Team on Linux
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

MontaVista Software partners with IDT to provide embedded Linux platform for communications applications

Trio Create OC-48 Transceiver MSA
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Agilent Technologies, Nortel Networks, and Agere Systems announce multi-source agreement for hot-pluggable OC-48 DWDM transceivers

PowerNetix Gets Second Round
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

PowerNetix secures second round of financing, led by Azure Capital Partners and Siemens Venture Capital, but figures were not disclosed

AT&T Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

AT&T's Board of Directors today declared a regular dividend of 3.75 cents per share

S&P Cuts WorldCom Rating
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Standard & Poor's lowered its long-term corporate credit rating on WorldCom Inc. from double-B to single-B-plus

Minerva Grabs $6.5M
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Minerva Networks closes $6.5M round led by myQube, appoints Marco Landi, ex-COO of Apple Computer, to represent myQube on board

Raqia Supports Intel NPUs
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Raqia Networks' 'regular expression' coprocessor will support Intel's IXP 2400 and 2800 network processors

GlobalX Extends Bidding Deadline
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Global Crossing pushes back the deadline for bids from potential investors to 3:00 PM EDT on July 11, 2002

WorldCom Opens IX Facilities
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

WorldCom opens MAE Chicago and MAE New York IX service facilities; two public peering exchanges enhance the flow of Internet traffic

Agere Unveils SerDes Subcircuit
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Agere Systems announces Sonet-compliant SerDes subcircuit for ASICs that cuts power consumption by about 70 percent

XO Files Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

XO submits two reorg plans; operations to continue uninterrupted, as the parent's Chapter 11 filing does not affect subsidiaries

In-Stat: Ultra-Wideband Heating Up
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

In-Stat/MDR report sees potential in ultra-wideband market, following FCC approval of the commercial marketing and sale of UWB products

Alcatel Intros Metro DWDM Gear
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Alcatel compresses Metro Span into Metro Span Compact, extends Metro Span DWDM capabilities with '4xAny' feature

Proxim Buys Agere WLAN Biz
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Proxim Corporation to acquire Agere Systems' wireless LAN equipment business, including its Orinoco product line

Occam Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Occam Networks appoints Nick Whelan to lead international sales expansion into Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America

Seabridge Picks Azanda
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Siemens subsidiary selects Azanda Network Devices' Scimitar AZ61100 traffic manager for OC-48 multiservice access gear

Marconi Offers IP/MPLS Solutions
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Address IP/MPLS infrastructure with converged multiservice IP/MPLS cores, broadband gateways, and hybrid "ships-in-the-night" cores

Tellabs' Notebaert Quits to Join Qwest
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Tellabs CEO Notebaert resigns to become Qwest CEO; Tellabs chairman Birck resumes CEO duties

Analog Devices Upgrades Converters
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Releases the next generation in its family of digital-to-analog converters, optimized for transmit signal path in communications applications

Arden Intros Fiber Tester
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Arden Photonics launches the VF-20, an inspection system for checking the quality and end angle of cleaved or polished optical fibers

Nacchio Leaves Qwest
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2002

Joseph Nacchio has resigned as chairman and CEO; Richard Notebaert, former chairman and CEO of Ameritech will replace him

SEC Investigates MFN
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

SEC launches an investigation into the accounting practices of Metromedia Fiber Network following restatement of operating results

Genoa Loses CEO, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Genoa CEO Rick Gold steps aside, as company restructures around design-in focus and plans a 20 percent workforce reduction

Cramer/Cisco Combo Provisions xDSL
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Cramer Systems integrates with Cisco CNS configuration engine, demonstrating automated, low-cost provisioning for xDSL

Qwest Files for Long Distance
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Qwest applies for authority to provide long-distance service to Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, and North Dakota

Sprint Lowers Capex, Guidance
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Sprint reduces capex for FON and PCS groups by $100M each, anticipates steeper declining revenues for FON group

French Go For Bush
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Alcatel USA CEO Mike Quigley applauds 'President' Bush's call for broadband ubiquity

Verizon Applauds Bush
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Verizon praises 'President' Bush's endorsement of FCC Chairman's agenda on national broadband policy

C&W, AT&T, XO Win Backbone Test
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Cable & Wireless, AT&T, and XO Communications are joint victors in performance survey by Boardwatch magazine and Keynote Systems

Agere Prices Offering
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Agere Systems prices its offering of $410M of convertible subordinated notes at par

AGL Names Sales VPs
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

AGL Networks hires Scott Incrocci as vice president of sales and Aaron Rennert as vice president of strategic sales

RouteScience Unveils VPN App
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

RouteScience introduces PathControl, a low-cost route control appliance for virtual private networks

MRV Buys Back Stock
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

MRV Communications announces a plan to repurchase up to 7,000,000 shares of its common stock

Alcatel Works on New Zealand Network
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Telecom New Zealand and Alcatel form a partnership to develop and integrate the trans-Tasman Next-Gen Network

BaySpec Intros CWDM Monitors
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

BaySpec expands its Optical Channel Performance Monitor product line with the addition of its CWDM Spectrometer Engine

Wanadoo Buys Dutch ISP
News Wire Feed | 6/14/2002

Wanadoo acquires Internet service provider MyWeb from Macintosh Retail Group, snapping up 110,000 active users

FiberNet Buys Dark Fiber
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

FiberNet purchases dark fiber in New York City from KeySpan Communications

Sumitomo Gets the Gel Out
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave unveils DriTube, the first 100-percent gel-free outside plant ribbon cable

Sabeus Unveils Mode Coupling
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Sabeus secures patent on mode-coupling technology that will enable low-cost manufacture of optical components

Sprint Names Mass Markets Prez
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Harry Campbell, formerly VP of sales and marketing for Sprint's Mass Markets Organization, has been named president of that unit

AT&T Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Horton hears the call to take over chief financial officer spot at AT&T

Optiwave Enhances OptiSystem Tester
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Optiwave releases version 2.1 of OptiSystem, a tool for planning, testing, and simulation of the physical layer of optical networks

In-Stat: MANs Still Strong
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

In-Stat/MDR reports that there is plenty of light left in optical MAN services such as Ethernet, DWDM, and Sonet

ITU Sets Global CWDM Standard
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

International Telecommunication Union standard will expand the use of CWDM in short-haul metro transport solutions

RHK: Alcatel Tops Transport Ranks
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Alcatel captures number one position in the terrestrial and submarine optical transport markets in 1Q02, according to RHK

Sprint Streamlines Online Payment
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Sprint to expand e-commerce portfolio for business customers with enhanced online payment processing services

WorldCom Launches Private Label DSL
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Private Label DSL services provide seamless connectivity for large enterprises and ISPs; Speakeasy and ClearPath are first customers

Chairman Zschau Heads NanoOpto
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

NanoOpto appoints Ed Zschau chairman of the board of directors; Steve Chou remains on board as founder and chairman emeritus

Cisco, Telindus Build Belgian MAN
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Telindus signs a deal to build a Metropolitan Area Network for the Belgian government, using Cisco gear

Lucent Warns Again
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Due to 'continuing market softness,' Lucent expects revenues for 3Q02 to decline 10%-15% from the $3.52B recorded in Q2

Telia Underpins Telenor Network
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Multimillion euro deal makes Telia IC the main supplier of capacity and IP-transit to Telenor's European network

Juniper Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

Juniper Networks names Christine Heckart VP of marketing; firm also tours China and creates three-year scholarship at Beijing University

ITopia Distributes Clarent
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2002

ITopia named Master Distributor in Southeast Asia for Clarent's integrated softswitch

Verizon: AT&T's a Whiner
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Upset over too-low Pennsylvania wholesale rates, Verizon lashes out at AT&T for complaining instead of competing

Ignis Joins XFP Association
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Ignis Optics joins XFP industry association for the development of industry's smallest 10-Gigabit module

ProtoDel Opens Test Lab
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

New test lab at U.K. HQ will accomodate Telcordia testing, which ProtoDel needs to penetrate U.S. and Canadian markets

Sage Gauges Telecom Moods
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Sage Research index measures confidence and optimism of telecom service providers; conditions steady, but optimism wavering

Metrobility Intros T3/E3 Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Metrobility rounds out fiber TDM capabilities with extended distance T3/E3 product line, expanding metro access

EXFO Intros CD Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

EXFO unveils portable chromatic dispersion analyzer, successfully characterizing Telus's 500-km long-haul network

Cidra Offers Specialty Fibers
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Cidra's Specialty Fiber Services announces line of high-performance optical fiber products

NetScreen Beats Out Competition
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

NetScreen-5200 security system outperforms Cisco and Nokia/Check Point in tests conducted by Tolly Group

Sanmina Wins Patent
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Sanmina-SCI awarded patent for high-density flexible circuit capability that improves signal integrity at high frequencies

Alcatel Services Eurasian Network
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Alcatel has been awarded a service contract for 40,000km Sea-Me-We 3 cable submarine network

Nortel Closes Stock Offering
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Closes its public offering of 632.5M common shares, expects offering of 28,750 equity units to close later today

WorldCom Adds Colocation Options
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

WorldCom adds data storage, load balancing, and remote VPN access as a la carte options for its Internet colocation portfolio

ECI Telecom Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

ECI Telecom elects former IBM exec Richard Liebhaber to its board of directors

Infineon Buys Ericsson Microelectronics
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Ericsson sells Microelectronics division to Infineon Technologies, expects deal to close this summer for approximately €400M

Xebeo Pix Xilinx
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Xebeo selects Xilinx FPGA, adding advanced packet processing capabilities to its MetroBridge platform to close the 'Metro Gap'

Vitesse Improves Traffic Manager
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Vitesse unveils PaceMaker 3, its third-generation traffic management device, touting more accurate traffic shaping and simplified design

Quarry Wins LR VPN Test
News Wire Feed | 6/12/2002

Quarry Technologies edges out competition in Light Reading sponsored multivendor carrier-class IPsec VPN performance challenge

Qwest Wins in Washington, Bemidji
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Qwest wins a DSL service contract in Bemidji, Minn., and a Web hosting contract from the Deptartment of Labor

Lumenon Hires Financial Advisor
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Lumenon engages Rodman & Renshaw as a financial advisor

Verizon Takes Aim at W. Virginia
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Verizon asks PSC to support company's request to offer long distance in West Virginia

SBC Chops Prices
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

SBC Ameritech reduces prices of residential packages in Michigan, promising customer savings of more than $26M annually

LuxNet Touts VCSEL Reliability
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

LuxNet achieves over 3,000 hours of 85/85 (85°C and 85% humidity)reliability on VCSEL arrays

Cavium Expands Into Japan
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Cavium Networks expands sales coverage into Japan market with Tokyo Electron Device as distributor

Corning Slashes 600 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Corning Cable Systems reduces workforce by downsizing Hickory, N.C., plant and other jobs in the Americas; European reductions planned

FNC Names Yoden President & CEO
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Fujitsu names Takanobu Yoden new president & chief executive officer; Akira Tokimasa returns to Japan, as planned

Luna Intros Virtual Instrument
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Virtual Instrument software from Luna Technologies increases productivity of optical vector analysis

Taqua Names Head Exec
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Taqua appoints Charles Vogt, formerly VP of worldwide sales at Santera, as its president and CEO

AT&T Completes Stock Offering
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

AT&T closes public equity offering of 230 million shares at $11.25 per share, for net proceeds of around $2.52B

SiberCore Shuffles Execs
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Names ex-Nortel exec Peter Becke as CEO, moves former CEO Kenneth Schultz to CTO, makes Adam Chowaniec chairman of the board

EDS Picks ADC
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

EDS selects ADC's Singl.eView convergent billing platform for its internal billing solution

Utah ILEC Picks Optical Solutions
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Optical Solutions to provide, um, optical solution to Utah ILEC, for regional FTTH deployment

OpNext to Absorb Hitachi Division
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Hitachi plans transfer of its opto-device division to OpNext, expected to occur October 1, 2002

Multiplex Joins 10-Gig MSA
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Multiplex signs up with MSA for 10-Gbit/s surface-mount receivers, which was announced by Agere and Nortel in March 2002

Check Point Secures VOIP
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Secure Virtual Network provides comprehensive and integrated support for securing VOIP over converged networks

DOC Focuses on Telecom Market
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Digital Optics Corp. hires John Bowerman as telecom market development manager

Octillion Becomes Cerdelinx
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Octillion Communications changes its name to Cerdelinx Technologies

AT&T Hits Ohio Phone Market
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

AT&T enters ohio residential local phone market, offers early subscribers special savings

Cisco Boosts Security Software
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Cisco takes the next step in delivering intelligent services at the network edge with security enhancements to its stackable switch lineup

Broadcom Unveils Switch Fabric
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Broadcom delivers integrated switch fabric chipset, combining terabit scalability with subscriber bandwidth guarantees

Corona Optical Boosts Sales Force
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Corona Optical Systems signs reps to expand U.S. and international sales force

Ciena Sells Équipe Switch
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Ciena signs sales agent/reseller agreement with Équipe for the Équipe 3200 ATM/MPLS multiservice core switch

ORA Improves Design Software
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Optical Research Associates’ CODE V version 9.2 enhances photonics system design capabilities

Alcatel Picks Intel Chips
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Alcatel selects Intel Media Switch device for next-generation OmniSwitch stackable product line

Fiberspace Appoints VP
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

New engineering veep Dr. Armando Montalvo will report to COO Dr. Neven Karlovac

Infonet Covers KPN Clients
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Infonet and KPN Telecom sign agreement to provide IP VPN services to KPN's corporate clients after KPNQwest goes belly up

Viatel Emerges From Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 6/11/2002

Viatel's Plan of Reorganization, approved by creditors last month, has now become effective

DBm Optics Intros Tester
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

dBm Optics introduces the fastest and most accurate PDL measurement instrument available

Nortel Increases Offering Estimate
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Expected proceeds from offerings of equity units and common shares increased to $1.475B, as underwriters exercise over-allotment options

Electronicast: 40 Gig Deploys in 2004
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

40-Gbit/s long-haul network equipment will go commercial in 2004, according to ElectroniCast report

Infonetics Predicts VPN Boom
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Infonetics Research study predicts worldwide end-user VPN service and product expenditures to increase 117% by 2006

Cadence, Agilent Intro Design Tool
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Cadence and Agilent enable wireless, wireline industries to speed IC design with the Agilent RF Design Environment, their first joint product

Cramer Hires Crook
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Cramer Systems names 30-year IT industry veteran Jerry Crook as CEO

Carrier Access Uses TranSwitch Chip
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

TranSwitch bandwidth processor chip shipping in Carrier Access's Axxius 800 access platform

NEC Distributes Inkra
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Inkra Networks and NEC System Integration sign multimillion, multiyear strategic partnership and distribution deal

XO Won't Drop Stock Agreement
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

XO Communications rejects request to release Forstmann Little and Telmex from their obligations under stock purchase agreement

Minerva, Pirelli Ink Reseller Deal
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Minerva Networks and Pirelli seal worldwide reseller agreement on television services, high-speed data and telephony

Qwest Serves Flagstar Bank
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Qwest Communications awarded services agreement from Flagstar Bank

Flextronics Builds Iamba Boards
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Iamba Networks partners with Flextronics to manufacture its multiservice optical access system

Agilent OKs SerDes Chips
News Wire Feed | 6/10/2002

Interoperability of Agilent's 10-Gigabit serial Ethernet transceiver with leading XAUI SerDes chips successfully demonstrated

Metro-Optix Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2002

Metro-Optix announces an immediate workforce reduction of approximately 29%

Lumenon Lingers on Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2002

Lumenon approved for transfer to Nasdaq SmallCap Market

Hitachi Licenses Drilling Technology
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2002

NanoVia licenses hybrid optical technology for laser microvia drilling to Japan's Hitachi Via Mechanics

COLT Insures KPNQwest Clients
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2002

COLT signs agreement witn KPN Telecom to supply services in Europe for clients after KPNQwest bankruptcy

KVH Hires Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2002

KVH Industries introduces Dr. Kalyan Ganesan as its new VP of engineering

NEC Intros Tiny Lasers
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2002

NEC Electronics (Europe) introduces Transmitter Optical Sub Assembly (TOSA) diode-lasers in ultra-small package

Nortel to Raise $1.3B
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2002

Nortel Networks to raise net proceeds of approximately $1.3B through offerings of equity units and common shares

Teem Ships Metro EDWAs
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

Teem Photonics begins commercial shipment of Metro EDWA optical amplifier series ahead of schedule

GlobalX: 'We Can Help – Really!'
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

Global Crossing is offering support to businesses whose communication services are at risk of disruption due to network outages

RAD, Alvarion Work on Wireless
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

RAD and Alvarion join forces to provide wireless leased line solution that connects data and voice networks

FS-VDSL Group Issues Specs
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

Full Service-VDSL Committee publishes global FS-VDSL specifications

Eblana Gets More Funding
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

Eblana Photonics gains new funding from ACT Venture Capital and Enterprise Ireland, bringing total to €3.6M

Axon Intros PM AWG
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

Axon Photonics announces the release of its polarization-maintaining (PM) AWG

France Telecom Buys Orange Shares
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

France Telecom repurchases 103 million Orange shares from E.ON

Valere Power Grabs $15M
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

Valere Power secures $15M in Series B funding round that included Alcatel Ventures, Sierra Ventures, and Dali Hook Partners

Apcon Unveils ATM/Sonet Switch
News Wire Feed | 6/6/2002

Apcon launches layer 1 ATM/Sonet switch for telecom/datacom, with automated cable pulls and remote electronic lab configuration

Pirelli Enhances Fibers
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Pirelli's enhanced fibre specifications set new standards in the optical industry

Atrica Teams With FlexLight
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Atrica's Optical Ethernet System and FlexLight's GPON solution pair up to provide complete metro and last-mile Ethernet solution

Quantum Photonics Names Advisor
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Dan DiLeo joins Quantum Photonics' Strategic Advisory Board

GlobalX Manages Virgin Trains
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Global Crossing gets a $7M contract to provide managed voice and data services to Virgin Trains

Tronic's, CEA Develop MEMS
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Tronic's Microsystems and the CEA Laboratory for Electronic and Information Technologies have signed a MEMS R&D agreement

WorldCom Bails on Wireless
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Company plans to exit the wireless resale business; WorldCom Wireless's 2,200-person workforce will be reduced

Motorola Reorgs IP Groups
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Motorola reorganizes IP systems group to further expand technology innovation and leadership in the IP space

Giga, SoundView Survey IT Spending
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Giga and SoundView technology survey reveals a more stable, constructive IT spending environment for second half of 2002

Ericsson to Sell Marconi DWDM
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Marconi expands optical equipment supply agreement with Ericsson to encompass DWDM and SDH equipment

Concord Certifies Ando
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Ando Corporation's OC-48c IP core network probe certified by Concord as eHealth Ready

Growthink Surveys VCs
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Growthink Research's optical networking VC survey identifies $762M in recent investments

IPC Scores $5.6M, Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Intelligent Photonics Control raises US$5.6M in Series A financing round, led by Novacap and Ventures West

Digital Lightwave Expands Overseas
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Digital Lightwave expands international sales and support organization, signs first product distribution agreements

Highwave Names Sales VP, CTO
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Highwave Optical Technologies appoints Ludovic d'Apréa to VP of worldwide sales and David Pureur to CTO

Alcatel Optronics Slashes Workforce
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2002

Announces an 'Industrial Redeployment Plan' which calls for a 25% headcount reduction by the end of the year

Broadwing Trials System for CNN
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Broadwing successfully completes national real-time broadcast field trial for CNN

KPN Picks Ericsson
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

KPN Telecom selects Ericsson as supplier of the Ethernet equipment for Fiber-to-the-Home pilots

Interoute Rescues KPNQwest Customers
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Interoute launches a rescue package to assist KPNQwest customers to move away from the troubled carrier

Qwest Holds Shareowners' Meeting
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Shareowners reelect five directors and reject two proposals regarding severance arrangements and pension credits

IP, SeaChange Enable VOD
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Internet Photonics and SeaChange International certify joint solution that dramatically lowers the cost of delivering VOD services

Juniper Delivers VOIP
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Juniper Networks announces enhancements to G10 CMTS to support PacketCable-based Voice-over-IP

GTP Demos OSS Integration
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Greenwich Technology Partners creates GEMS (GTP Express Management Solutions) to help manage network infrastructures

Progress Connects Via New World
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Progress Telecom connects international traffic to major U.S. markets via New World Network's Arcos cable

Inphi Wins $24M
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Inphi raises $24M in second round of venture financing, led by Walden International

GigaTera Transmits Pulses
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

GigaTera partnered with Chalmers U. to demo data transmission over an optical fiber link using its ERGO pulse-generating laser

IVox Unveils Media Gateway
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

IVox Networks introduces single-module media gateway specifically designed for optical networking speeds

360 Defers Financial Statement
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

360networks defers issuing financial results as it continues to develop reorganization plan

Alvesta, Mysticom Extend VSR
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

Alvesta and Mysticom demonstrate very short reach (VSR) 10-Gigabit Ethernet optical solution over extended fiber distances

Service Creation Community Launched
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2002

ADC, Microsoft, net.com and Siemens Information and Communication Networks form group to accelerate developments

Nortel Offers Shares
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

Nortel Networks announces offerings of equity units and common shares

Level 3 Picks Laurel Networks
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

Level 3 selects Laurel Networks' ST200 Service Edge Router, which combines an IP/MPLS control plane with guaranteed bandwidth delivery

Sandvine Picks Solidum
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

Sandvine selects Solidum wire-speed classification and content inspection processor to enable intelligent application management

ADC Names Wireline President
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

ADC names Mike Pratt president of its Wireline Systems business unit

ETSI Hosts Testcom 2003
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

15th IFIP International Conference on Testing of Communicating Systems talks on Next-Generation Testing for Next-Generation Networks

Lucent Completes Agere Spinoff
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

Deal distributes 37M shares of Agere Class A and 908.1M shares of Class B common stock to holders of Lucent common stock

Newport Sells Metrology Assets
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

Newport Corp. completes sale of U.S.-based metrology assets, concluding two-step plan to divest Metrology Systems Division

PMC Launches Sonet Chips
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

PMC-Sierra enables cost-effective carrier-class Sonet/SDH metro transport network upgrades with OC-48/STM-16 and OC-192/STM-64 chipset

Qwest Announces Prices
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

Qwest announces significant cost savings for when it sells long-distance service in 14 Western states

FlexLight Intros Access Platform
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

FlexLight Networks unveils economical Gigabit PON solutions for Ethernet and TDM service provisioning in the access networks

Level 3 Comes to the Rescue
News Wire Feed | 6/3/2002

Level 3 signs agreement to provide communications service in Europe to KPN

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