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Lucent Seeks to Raise a Billion
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Intends to make a private offering of redeemable convertible preferred stock

Terayon Sails Across Tundra
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Terayon's MainSail 8000 MMAP (Multi-function, Multi-service Access Platform) is being deployed by Matanuska Telephone Assoc. in Alaska

Report: EVOA Market to Explode
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

ElectroniCast study sees the global consumption value of EVOAs growing from $219.7 million in 2000 to $7.2 billion in 2010

AMCC Delivers Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

S19206 and S19210 transceivers designed for OC192 Sonet/SDH and proposed 10-gigabit Ethernet applications

PMC-Sierra Offers Notes
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

To offer up to $225 million of Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2006; will be convertible into the company's common stock

Tellium Moves Down East
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Opens 10,000-square-foot facility in Boxborough, Mass.

Redback Beefs Up SMS Platform
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Announces new software enhancements and functionality to its subscriber management system platform

Telseon Teams With Everest
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Deal to connect thousands of Everest-served multitenant unit office buildings to Telseon’s network in four metropolitan markets

Alcatel Scores in Yemen
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Has provided Public Telecommunications Corp. of Yemen with 21 high-capacity Alcatel 1000 Multimedia Multiservices switches

DCL Adds LMP for OIF UNI
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Data Connection releases portable LMP protocol software for the management of core optical networks and for the OIF UNI

OpNet Records Q1 Growth
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Q1 2002 revenue was a record $11.1 million, an increase of 73% over Q1 2001 and 11% over Q4 2001

Motorola to Acquire RiverDelta
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Acquisition adds intelligent, content-aware networking to Motorola's portfolio; transaction is valued at $300 million

Bookham Sees Q2 Slippage
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Revenues were £5.9 million (US$8.3 million), up 27% on the Q2 2000 but down from Q1 2001 revenues of £11.6 million ($16.4 million)

TeraConnect Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Before joining TeraConnect, John Langevin was director of strategic marketing for PMC-Sierra

Paxonet Announces 2 Products
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Integrated 10-gigabit Ethernet/OC192c transport device and low-power dual OC48 Sonet/SDH framer

OCPI Sees Q3 Slippage, Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2001

Net income decreased 6.2% to $6.9M from $7.4M for Q3 2000 and 42.5% from $12.0M from Q2 2001; to trim about 110 manufacturing jobs

MRV Announces Q2 Returns
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Revenues were $89.5 million, an increase of 21% over revenues of $73.9 million for Q2 2000

Coventor Offers MEMS VOA
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Attenuator platform for optical network power management applications

Transparent Lures Cisco Exec
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Transparent Networks appoints Wayne Cullen Vice President of Marketing

IntelliSpace Hires Lawyer
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Phyllis G. Stein named General Counsel (slow news day)

Nortel Wins Overseas Deals
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Wins $250 million in GSM awards from Chunghwa Telecom; to deliver UMTS network for Optimus in Portugal

Ciena Signs Agile Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Has signed a multimillion-dollar license agreement to use Agile Anywhere, a Web-based suite of collaborative manufacturing solutions

NurLogic Launches PLLs
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Delivers family of phase locked loop -- PLL -- high-speed analog intellectual property ranging from 266 MHz to 4.8 GHz

Vpacket Cops Another $40M
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Raises more than $40 million in its Series C funding round, bringing the total of investments to date to nearly $60 million

Overture Raises Curtain
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Metro IP startup Overture Networks Inc. has completed its Series A round of funding led by Gray Ventures

LanOptics Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Revenues from continuing operations total $376,000; announces the final stages of its corporate restructuring

ONI Opens in Montreal
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Its new Lightwave Design Centre in Montreal houses an optical research laboratory

Agere Adds to Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

New pluggable transceivers, Netlight transceivers with extended temperature range, a 10-Gbit/s PIN receiver, and 2.5-Gbit/s receivers

Unisphere Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Announces the appointment of Mark Nasiff to the position of Chief Financial Officer

Alcatel to Acquire Kymata
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Paper deal values the Scottish startup at 134 million Euros ($117 million)

Vitesse, Vixel Team on SANs
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2001

Vitesse and Vixel create 12-channel, 2-Gbit/s Fibre Channel loop switch IC for SANs

In-Stat Sees CLECs Surviving
News Wire Feed | 7/28/2001

According to Cahners In-Stat Group, CLECs should succeed in a volatile environment

Light Management Group Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

Announces the appointment of Dr. Donald J. Iwacha, its current president, as its new Chief Executive Officer

OMM 86s 3D MEMS
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

To discontinue development of large-size photonic crossconnect subsystems based on analog MEMS technology; to cut 100 employees

Altera Announces 10-Gig Chip
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

10-Gbit/s POS-PHY Level 4 chip-to-chip interface for next-generation POS Internet traffic, Ethernet, and ATM

AFOP Reports Q2 Slide
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

Alliance Fiber Optic's revenues for the second quarter totaled $4,568,000, a decrease of 38% from the first quarter

Finisar Lowers Expectations
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

Revenue and earnings for the fiscal first quarter ending July 31, 2001, to be lower than previously projected

Level 3 Scores $22M in Fiber Deals
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

To sell metropolitan dark fiber and related services to customers in North America and Europe

Veeco Posts Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

Sales for the quarter ended June 30 were $113.5 million: Pro forma diluted earnings per share were $0.42

Cisco to Acquire Allegro
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

Cisco common stock worth up to $181 million will be exchanged for all outstanding shares and options of Allegro Systems

JDSU Closes Fiscal Year
News Wire Feed | 7/27/2001

Sales for Q4 ended June 30 were 35% below the previous quarter; sales for the fiscal year of $3.2 billion were 83% above the prior year

360networks Leaves Nasdaq
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Follows on Chapter 11 filing; will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Corvis Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Revenues of $65 million, pro forma net loss of $32.2 million or 9 cents per share

Report Sees ATM Boom
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

US ATM services revenue up 45% in 2001, according to latest research by Vertical Systems Group

Advanced Fibre Announces Results
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Revenues for Q2 2001 were $78,609,000, compared with $101,232,000 for the second quarter of 2000

Corvis Wins Spanish Deployment
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Telefónica to use Corvis's next-generation optical networking products to connect Mallorca with the mainland

Nortel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Declares preferred share dividends; announces conversion of Series 4 preferred shares into common shares

WorldCom Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Second quarter revenues up 12 percent; cash EPS 28 cents

Agere Posts Q3 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Revenues for the quarter, ended June 30, were $927 million, slightly above guidance; pro forma net loss of 30 cents per share

Alcatel Closes Quarter
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Q2 net loss was €3,117 million (US$2.76B) for a diluted loss per share of €2.74 ($2.40) per A share

Marconi Sued by Class
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Allegedly violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder

OCP Shipping CWDM Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Announces availability of its new family of coarse wavelength-division multiplexing transceivers

Alcatel Makes Management Moves
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Jacques Friedmann resigns from board, replaced by Krish Prabhu who leaves COO post

Storm Launches 'Life Saver'
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Offers a way for businesses to quickly switch to Storm's pan-European optical network if their current provider fails

Ewald Anderl Joins Xebeo
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Former Avaya exec named Director of Software Engineering at Xebeo Communications

Alcatel Optronics Income Dips
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Q2 sales increased by 75% to €149.7 million (US$131.2M) over the same period last year but declined by 4% from Q1

Juniper Clearly in New Zealand
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Juniper Networks selected by New Zealand's Clear Communications for enhanced Internet infrastructure

Alcatel Cuts Canadiens
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

To reduce its Canadian workforce by 500

KPNQwest Goes With Sycamore
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

KPNQwest turns up high-capacity services on its Nordic ring using Sycamore Networks' SN 10000 ultra-long-haul transport platform

Corning Posts Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Announces pro forma earnings per share of $0.09, compared with $0.31 per share a year ago

Storm Sweeps Up $35 Million
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2001

Storm Telecommunications gets second round of funding from Soros Private Equity Partners and Merrill Lynch Associates

Nokia Buying Amber
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Nokia to acquire Amber Networks in a stock-for-stock merger at a net price of $421 million

Foundry Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Net revenue for the second quarter was $88.6 million, which compares to $88.8 million reported for the same period last year

Terabeam Adds Mile-High Customer
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Links first Denver customer, Ecovate, to free-space optics network

PMC ATM/POS-PHY
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

The PM5384 S/UNI-1x155, a single channel OC3c Sonet/SDH-PHY for ATM/POS

Global Crossing Signs With NATO
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Qualifies as a bidder to provide wide area network, video, voice, and IP data communications services to NATO

LaserSharp Picks CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Announces the appointment of Robert Hannemann, from Corning Photonics, as Chief Executive Officer

Corona Creates Tech Board
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Technical Advisory Board consists of Bob Musk, Ted Bensinger, Roger Holmstrom, Tim Richardson, and Ray Prasad

Siemens Announces 'Mixed' Results
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

While several operating groups posted sizable Q3 earnings gains, others began restructuring

Danish Startup Raises Kroner
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Olicom has committed DKK 13M (US$1.5M) of a consortium’s total commitment of DKK 46M ($5.3M) to optical technology startup Hymite

TranSwitch Invests in TeraOp
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

TranSwitch Corp. enters into a strategic investment and OEM agreement with TeraOp (USA) Inc.

Network Photonics Scores $20M
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Equipment lease line from Western Technology brings the total raised by Network Photonics to $139 million

Avanex Gets Hermetic
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Announces successful development of low-cost hermetic packaging technology for optical modules

Cisco Powers Franco-American Net
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

France Telecom selects Cisco 12416 Internet routers for its 10-Gbit/s North American backbone network

BrightLink Likes Boca
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

BrightLink Networks has adopted Boca Photonics' network planning solution, ServicePlex Designer, for its Boss 1000 optical switch

XO Reports Q2 Growth
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Total revenue grew to $306.8 million in the second quarter of 2001, an 11% increase over the first quarter

Multilink Posts Debut Earnings Report
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

In its first earnings report since IPO, shows revenue for second fiscal quarter of $35.1 million

ONI Opts for Corning Components
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Tunable variable gain optical amplifier (VGA) and dispersion compensation module for its ONLINE product family

BlueBird Picks an Evaporator!
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Temescal’s FC-1800 electron beam evaporation system has been selected by BlueBird Optical MEMS to produce micro-electro-mechanical systems

Yipes Gets BBO's Access Rights
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Yipes acquires rights to huge portfolio from Broadband Office and signs access deals with 9 major real estate entities

Fujitsu Wins Pan-Asian Deployment
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

Awarded contract to supply backhaul portion of Singapore Telecom's ultra-long-haul, high-capacity, pan-Asian cable network

Nortel Scores in Guangdong
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2001

To supply an optical backbone network to China Telecom subsidiary Guangdong Telecom, under a contract estimated to be worth $10M

Clearwater Deploys Altera Chips
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Altera's Atlantic Interface speeds development of Clearwater Networks' multigigabit networking reference platform

Foundry Extends China Presence
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Has been chosen by China Telecom to provide its metro products in the heavily populated Jiangsu province

XO Wins $100M Nextel Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

XO to be one of the primary inter-city network service providers throughout the US for Nextel's long-distance services

Tellium Announces Stock Sale
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Up to 21,633,336 shares of Tellium common stock to be resold in the public markets

AT&T Blows Its Broadband Horn
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Advanced services drove AT&T Broadband's average revenue per subscriber to $55.34 in Q2, well above the industry average

Juniper Awarded Telefònica Contract
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Telefonica Data has selected Juniper Networks' M160 Internet backbone routers for its IP backbone

Accelerated Reports Q2 Crash
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Net revenue for the second quarter of 2001 was $670,000, a decrease of 91% from the $7.5 million reported in the same period a year ago

Acterna Elects a President
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

John R. Peeler has been chosen president of Acterna Corp. by the board of directors

Lucent Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Pro forma loss per share from continuing operations improved 5 percent over Q2, from a loss of 37 cents to a loss of 35 cents

Alcatel Wins Deal, Deploys Test Net
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

To supply end-to-end telecom solutions to Mideast carrier Orascom Telecom; links two 7770 Routing Core Platforms in Paris and Antwerp

Gennum Launches Components
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Backplane and copper cable equalizers operate at serial data rates up to 10 Gbit/s

Atoga Chooses Telco Mux
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Atoga has selected the Telco Systems' EdgeLink100 DS3 multiplexer for its Optical Applications Router (OAR) family

Ellacoya Hypes Asia Push, Appointments
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Names Varun Nagaraj executive VP of Solutions and Services, Tom Ruff VP of Sales, Americas; opens offices in Sydney, Tokyo, and Hong Kong

Corning Buys Lucent China Interests
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

To purchase Lucent's controlling equity interests in Shanghai Fiber Optic Co. and Beijing Fiber Optic Cable Co. for $225 million cash

Lucent Sells Fiber Biz for $2.75B
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Lucent to get $2.525B from Furukawa for the majority of the business; Corning to pay $225M for Lucent's interests in two Chinese ventures

VPIsystems Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Has appointed Paul Commons Chief Financial Officer

Qwest Q2 Revenues, Losses Grow
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Revenue of $5.22B up 51.4%, EBITDA of $2.03B up 30.1%; net loss of $3.31B or $1.99 per share compared to loss of $121M/$0.14 in Q2 2000

Asia Global Crossing Makes a Sale
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2001

Dacom commits to 20 STM1s from Asia Global Crossing during Q2 2001

ONI Posts Up
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Q2 revenue increases 51% over Q1; customer total increases to 24; net loss of $0.05 per share improves from $0.07 loss per share in Q1

Xanoptix, Vitesse Combine on Switch
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Xanoptix integrates Vitesse’s low-power VSC838 crosspoint switch with the XTM-1 optical transceiver

Molex Closes Fiscal Year
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Reports revenues for Q4 2001 of $510.5M, down 16.9% from last year's Q4 revenues of $614.6M; offers guidance for 2002

Yipes Goes to College
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Drexel U. partners with Yipes to deliver Internet and IT services to Greater Philadelphia region

Metro-Optix Raises $50M
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Has raised $50 million through the private placement of its newly authorized Series C Preferred Stock

EPIK Island Hops
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

EPIK Communications has sold a fast Ethernet dedicated Internet access IP connection to Caribbean Crossings Ltd.

Telco Broadens Custom Services
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Is expanding its Custom Configuration Services to be generally available to all its customers

Alcatel Claims a Record
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Lab test achieves transmission of 32 DWDM wavelengths at 40 Gbit/s over 2,400km

Metrobility Stretches Gig-E
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

New products extend Gigabit Ethernet network segments up to 70km

HBA Has a Way With FIFO
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

High Bandwidth Access announces FlexQ Family of advanced FIFO queuing devices for 3.3V interface

Ex-Redback Chief Joins Atrica
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Atrica names Vivek Ragavan its president and CEO

Photonic Materials Gets £10.5M
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Startup is developing ways of growing birefringent crystals for optical components

Reds Back Redback
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Gansu Telecom deploys Redback's SMS platform to enable broadband access in China's Gansu province

Trebia Takes In $30M
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Funding round for developer of network processors for storage network applications led by Atlas Venture

Ebone Lights Across the Water
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Creates one of the fastest transatlantic IP networks in service, connecting all of Europe to the US at 10Gbit/s

AMCC Names Controller
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Announces the appointment of Steve Smith to the position of vice president, controller

TyCom Goes Undersea With Agere
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Agere Systems to provide new high-power undersea pump lasers to TyCom; projected sales worth $70 million

Onex Unveils Integrated System
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Combines Sonet/SDH transmission, switching, routing, and control software into a System Silicon solution

Agility Touts Laser Advance
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Integrates an electro-absorption modulator onto its widely tunable, sampled-grating distributed Bragg reflector laser technology

Velio Grabs Another $45M
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2001

Third funding round, led by Redpoint Ventures, brings total raised so far to $95 million

360networks Gets More Time
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Protection against creditors extended to Dec 31, 2001

IPOptical Closes Its Doors
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Will permanently close effective July 20, 2001

Conexant Posts Q3 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Revenues of $200.1 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2001 are in line with earnings preview

Avici, Riverstone Win in Taiwan
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Chung Hwa Telecommunications selects Avici Systems and Riverstone Networks for next-generation network deployment

LMG Takes Control of Equitech
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Light Management Group Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire controlling interest in Equitech Int'l Corp.

StorageNet Announces Growth, Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Records 23% sequential growth and announces cost reduction program

Greenwich Tech Closes Half
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

For the first-half of the year, GTP reports revenues of about $29.7 million; announces partnership program

Avici 'Pleased' With Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Record revenues for its second quarter ended June 30 of $21,414,000; loss of only $11,462,000

Fiber Database Expands
News Wire Feed | 7/20/2001

Boosts service for locating fiber, bandwidth, colo space in the US

Nortel Reports 2Q Results
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Net loss is $19.4B, but management claims the company's on track to a new cost structure and profitability next year

Nortel Teams with Construction Firms
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Forms alliances with ABB, AMEC, Skanska, Bovis, Fluor to eccelerate network installation

Terabeam Connects Customer
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Links 3 sites of media company Fisher Communications

Kestrel 's Former CEO Joins Trillium
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Brian Jervis becomes CEO of Trillium Photonics

Switch Fabric Startup Gets $4m
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Terachip raises $4 million from Benchmark Capital to develop a switch fabric for Internet routers

EXFO Upgrades PMD Analyzers
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Increases dynamic range of its FTB-5500 and IQ-5500 units to 56 dB

Japan Telecom Contracts With Level 3
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Japan Telecom America purchases private-line services on Level 3's North American network

Ace*Comm Moves on China
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Announces five new strategic alliances in China

Juniper Supported by Brix
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Brix Networks joins Juniper's IP OSS Alliance (IOA) as a Service Level Monitoring and Data Collection partner

Sprint Announces Earnings
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Record Q2 consolidated revenues of $6.42 billion, an increase of 10 percent from $5.82 billion a year ago

Picolight Picks Quippe Platform
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Picolight will utilize Quippe Technologies' Procurement Service Platform to conduct their equipment and component procurements

XO Launches Metro Services
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Has introduced OC12, OC48, and OC192 metro wavelength services in each of its 62 US markets

Cypress Reports Q2 Losses, Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Revenue for Q2 2001 ended July 1, $185.5 million, down 29% from Q1; 10% across-the-board reduction in workforce

Broadwing Records Q2 Growth
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Reports a net loss of $0.14 per share for the quarter versus a net loss of $0.18 per share in the same quarter in 2000

Corvis Stays on Plan
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

To record restructuring and other charges of approximately $130 million; reaffirms its previous Q2 revenue guidance

Velio Selects Agilent Test System
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Velio selects Agilent Technologies' SOC Test System as standard to accelerate Internet speed

Xilinx, Altera Make Peace
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Have entered into a royalty-free patent cross license agreement and signed a patent peace agreement

Broadcom Ships Chips, Posts Earnings
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

BCM1250 has 2 64-bit CPUs, memory subsystem, and I/O peripherals on a 60M transistor silicon chip; Q2 revenue $210.9M, down 14% from Q2 2000

French, Germans Sign Pact
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2001

Deutsche Telekom expands its network with 1.2 million kilometers of Alcatel optical fiber

ADVA Links Rural Washington
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

NoaNet selects ADVA FSP 3000 to extend high-speed services throughout Washington

Extreme Posts Q4 Returns
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Quarterly revenues increase 25% to $115M; annual revenues increase 88% to $491M

Newport Reports Earnings, Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Records strong growth in second-quarter revenues and earnings; cost reduction initiatives taken to respond to market conditions

Sempra Fiddles With Fiber Access
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Tackles the "last mile" problem by utilizing the national network of natural gas distribution pipelines

Tellium Trims Losses in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Revenue of $30.4 million reflects 95 percent growth over preceding quarter

Etec Has MEMS Testers
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Expands its Test Services Division to include testing of MEMS/MOEMS devices; has shipped a MEMS Motion Analyzer (MMA) test system

Telephotonics Mounts Sales Push
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Michael Rodensky named Vice President of Sales, to lead expansion of worldwide sales

Broadwing Offers Room Service
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Wins $18 Million Deal with Hotel Net, to provide dedicated Internet access and frame relay services to 1,700 US hotels

Multilink Intros Clock Driver
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

The MTC5530 is its first clock driver module for lithium niobate (LiNbO3) return-to-zero (RZ) optical modulators

Ex-Sierra Honcho Joins West Bay
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

West Bay Semiconductor appoints ex-president of Sierra Semiconductor Europe Dr. Stephen Forte to its board of directors

Tellabs Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Second-quarter sales of $516 million and 2 cents earnings per share, excluding restructuring and other charges

Veritas Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Revenue up 42% to $390 million for the quarter; pro forma earnings per share up 46%

Agilent Advances Advisor
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Advisor E-series incorporates innovative technological features, including high-speed interface and enhanced software

Level 3 Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Net loss for the second quarter, excluding one-time charges of $136 million, was $595 million, or $1.62 per share

OpNet Gooses Its Guru
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

OpNet Guru, Modeler, and Netbiz products benefit from OpNet 8.0 enhancements to core technology

Teleglobe Launches Euro Expansion
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Agrees to buy $56 million worth of lit fiber on several of KPNQwest's European routes

Terayon Goes to POTS
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Foreign Exchange Service (FXS) card adds POTS (plain old telephone service) capabilities to the Terayon MainSail 8000 platform

Xilinx Shipping Xillions of Gates
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Sales of six-million-gate platform field-programmable gate array exceed one million dollars

Study: Dot-Bombs Sock Service Providers
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2001

Collateral damage

Extreme Wins Korea Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Has been selected by Korea Telecom to provide the infrastructure for its Kornet ADSL network

Digital Lightwave Posts Record Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Reports actual $0.28 EPS on $34.5 milli revenues for second-quarter 2001; pro forma, fully taxed EPS of $0.26

LuxN Teams With IntelliSpace
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

To develop and deliver fiber optic-based broadband applications to metro customers throughout the US and Europe

Sonus Announces Partner, Contract
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Exario deploying GSX9000 Open Services Switch and PSX6000 SoftSwitch; BroadSoft attains Platinum Partner standing in Sonus services alliance

Onex Taps Market Boss
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Onex Communications names Paul DeBeasi Vice President of Marketing and Product Planning

Yankee Group Touts Upstarts
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Yankee Group survey shows CLECs delivering better service at better prices than the incumbents

Alcatel Chooses UMC Foundry
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Alcatel has selected UMC's 0.13 micron WorldLogic CMOS process for the production of its next-generation ICs

IEEE OKs 1st-Mile Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee has approved a Project Authorization Request (PAR) for Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)

Valiant Boasts 20th Customer
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Will assist BroadSoft in evaluating the performance of its service delivery system with third-party networking equipment

HP Patents Molecular Process
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

US patent proposes a solution to the problem of connecting molecular-scale devices to larger integrated circuits

Dubey Does Double Duty
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Force10 Networks president and CEO PK Dubey joins Accelerant Networks board of directors

RiverDelta on the Voltava
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Completes a multiservice digital broadband network for Self Servis, an independent multiple cable system operator in the Czech Republic

GiantLoop Goes for Hajducky
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Andrew Hajducky, formerly at CMGI, named Chief Financial Officer

AdventNet, OptiMight Integrate Wares
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

AdventNet Web NMS powers management of core optical transport systems for OptiMight

Veeco Acquires ThermoMicroscopes
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

ThermoMicroscopes, which will now be called TM Microscopes, manufactures atomic force microscopes, scanning probe microscopes

ZettaCom Expands
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

New 50,000-square-foot corporate headquarters located in Santa Clara, Calif.

Salira Pushes PON Standard
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

IEEE paper proposes unified EPON management standards for Ethernet broadband access

Alcatel to Test in Dubai
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Etisalat, the United Arab Emirates' incumbent telecom operator, to conduct a field trial of Alcatel's voice-over-ATM solution

Avanex, Fujitsu Join on Dispersion
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Have reached an agreement to standardize specifications for Virtually Imaged Phased Array (VIPA) dispersion compensation modules

Zhone to Supply German Net
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Zhone selected by Munich-based Streamgate for its broadband network rollout

Philips, OTM Work Together
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

Cooperating on the design and high-volume mastering of optical precision components

Path 1 Records First Revenues
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2001

To report total Q1 revenues of $549,000

VPI Tweaks Its Name
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

VPI Virtual Photonics is now VPIsystems

Blueprint Bolsters Fiber Optics
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Brian Kinard has joined the VC firm to lead its intensified focus on the fiber optics sector

Controlware Claims ESCON Enhancement
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Says it can reduce the number of fiber optic connections required in ESCON (Enterprise Connectivity) environments using WDM, DWDM, or TDM

Sumitomo Does Ribbons
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

864 all-dielectric ribbon cable with 36 fiber ribbons; fiber routing control system and new products for fiber management

Internet Machines Raises $41 Million
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Exar is the lead investor in the Series C financing round, bringing the total raised so far to over $80 million

Sanmina, SCI to Merge
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Each outstanding share of SCI common stock will be converted into 1.36 shares of Sanmina common stock in $6 billion deal

Marvell Licenses ARM Cores
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Developer of communications and data storage ICs to utilize the ARM architecture in its next-generation SOCs

Alcatel Cuts 300 UK Jobs
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Will offer the option of "voluntary redundancy"

Alcatel Goes With TimesTen
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

TimesTen's real-time data management software to power Alcatel's next-generation optical transmission systems

IP Convergence Boom Seen
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Report by Pioneer Consulting entitled "Carrier IP Convergence: Emerging Opportunities for Softswitches"

Canoga Invites Hostility
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Canoga Perkins takes on hostile environments with NEBS certification on fiber optic gigabit Ethernet extender and T3 modem

Bookham Unveils Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Single-fiber transceiver products for Japanese media converter applications

Xilink Inks Deal With DuPont
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

DuPont has signed a multiyear, multimillion-dollar agreement to supply photomasks to Xilinx

AMCC Intros SiGe Device
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Silicon germanium electroabsorption modulator driver for high-performance OC192 applications

Cenix Opens New Plant
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Has opened its 43,600-square-foot automated assembly, development, and research facility in Allentown, Pa

Yipes Integrates Extreme, LuxN Gear
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Expands capacity of its core network in Seattle by integrating gigabit switch-routers from Extreme with DWDM equipment from LuxN

General Bandwidth Scores $66M
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Texas Instruments joins as strategic investor in fourth funding round, led by Invesco

Alcatel Bags $100M Contract
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Awarded a 'wet & dry contract' worth more than $100 million to upgrade the Southern Cross Cable Network with 10-Gbit/s DWDM

Mindspeed Agnostic on Processing
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

CX27470 traffic stream processor and firmware deliver protocol-agnostic packet- and cell-based traffic management solution

Vitesse Expands SerDes Suite
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Expands Sonet/SDH SerDes family with new low-power 0.18mm CMOS transceivers

ADC Announces Appointments
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Names William F. O'Brien as Chief Marketing Officer, Barclay Fitzpatrick Vice President of Business Development

OMM Passes Telcordia Standard
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Its photonic switching subsystems conform to Telcordia Technologies' environmental and reliability requirements

Celox Closes $80 Million Round
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2001

Third round led by Putnam Investments and Firsthand Capital Management brings total funding to $155 million

Tellabs Exec Retires
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2001

Brian J. Jackman, president, global systems and technology, and executive VP of Tellabs, plans to retire effective Sept. 1

CSFB Starts Stratos Coverage
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2001

Credit Suisse First Boston initiates coverage of Stratos Lightwave with a Buy rating

AMCC Picks a President
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2001

Doug Spreng promoted from senior VP of AMCC's Switching and Network Processing Group to president and chief operating officer

VPI Names Americas Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2001

Former Nortel vice president Charles Farrell to head its sales force in North and South America

Pandatel Offers Optical Mux
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2001

CMX-IG2 multiplexer card provides simultaneous transmission of gigabit Ethernet and/or Fibre Channel

Cisco Touts Router Test Results
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Miercom test of Cisco 12410 shows highest performance and lowest latency and jitter scores compared to competitive offerings

Juniper Posts Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Actual net loss for the quarter was $37.1M or $0.12 per share, compared with net income of $19.6M or $0.06 per share a year ago

Juniper Wins China Cable Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

China Cable Network leverages Juniper Networks for connecting 14 major cities including Beijing and Shanghai

Flag Raised in Egypt
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Flag Telecom to provide managed bandwidth services and Internet connectivity to Nile On Line

Infocrossing, Colo Combine for Services
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Three-year strategic alliance to deliver automated managed services in 16 cities across the US

XO Signs With Maximus
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

$10 million deal to provide local and long-distance communications services in Maximus's 200+ US locations over a 3-year period

Sir Roger Regrets
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Marconi chairman Sir Roger Hurn tells shareholders, "This has been a difficult period..."

Alcatel Sweetens Sonet Software
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Software upgrade enables the Alcatel 1631 LMC to scale from a 240 DS3/STS1 equivalent port system up to 3,360-ports

Sonus Reports Q2 Growth
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Revenues grow to $52.6 million, an increase of 27% over preceding quarter

Ebone Cuts Delivery Time
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Has slashed the time it takes to deliver pan-European IP and/or optical backbone services to just 24 hours

EPIK Picks Juniper
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Florida carrier is using Juniper Networks' M160 and M20 Internet routers to run its IP-on-Wave OC192c backbone

Agilent Intros FC Controller
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

2-Gbit/s, dual-channel Tachyon DX2 Fibre Channel Controller supports the new, high-performance PCI-X bus architecture

GTS Retreats From Moscow
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2001

Has agreed to sell 2,272,727 shares of common stock in Russian carrier Golden Telecom for $11 per-share, or $25 million

Blue Sky Pleased With Tests
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Testing of its Programmable ITU Laser is confirming design criteria and exceeds the performance of other tunable laser transmitters

Memscap Posts Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

First half 2001 revenue, at €6.1M (US$5.5M), is 5.3 times the revenue for the same period last year

Tellium Joins Russell Indices
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Company has been added to the Russell 1000 and Russell 3000 equity indexes, effective July 1, 2001

Global Crossing Goes to War
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Global Crossing Government Markets wins US Defense Department contract valued at $137 million, possibly $400M

Lucent Intros Software Suite
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Announces new network management strategy and Unified Navis iOperations software portfolio

PMC-Sierra Offers Grooming Chip Set
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Narrowband crossconnect architecture for metro optical access networks

Vitesse Names Sales Boss
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Richard Riker chosen as Vice President, Marketing and Sales

Cisco Buys 10-Gig Chip Maker
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Cisco common stock worth an aggregate value of up to $150 million will be exchanged for all outstanding shares of AuroraNetics

Cabletron to Complete Riverstone Spinoff
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Cabletron expects to distribute to its shareholders of record all of its shares of common stock of Riverstone Networks by August 6, 2001

Juniper Looks to Smarten Up IP
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Juniper Networks and software providers enable deployment, billing, and management of smart IP services

MEMS Optical Secures $18M
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Summit Accelerator Fund and Vanguard Ventures co-led the Series A round for MEMS Optical Inc.

Cisco and Pals Advance IPv6
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, and Motorola are implementing IPv6 in hardware, software and operating systems

Cypress Completes Lara Buy
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Deal to acquire leader in wire-speed packet processing solutions will broaden Cypress's portfolio targeted at networking linecards

Telephotonics Launches VOAs
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Variable optical attenuator arrays, based on Telephotonics’ OASIC (Optical Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) architecture

Wave7, Philips Forge Alliance
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Have formed a strategic alliance focusing on developing and promoting high-bandwidth, fiber-deep networks

LightPointe Expands Euro Presence
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2001

Announces a reseller agreement with UK-based MiTech Group PLC

Precision Photonics Completes Round 1
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Series A round of financing was led by iNCUBiC, a Silicon Valley technology investment group

Novalux Adds to Team
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Jane Li appointed vice president of marketing and sales; Dr. John McInerney, senior manager of research and development

Aeroflex TriLink Passes Audit
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Has achieved ISO 9001: 2000 registration

Alcatel Scores Dominion Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Dominion Telecom selects Alcatel's end-to-end optical solutions for its North American Network

Yipes Promises and Assures Redundancy
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Yipes TOUGH assures 100 percent network redundancy for mission-critical applications

Sorrento Releases Muxes, Managers
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

TeraManagerElement Management System (EMS) and TeraManager Craft Interface Terminal; two new Sonet/SDH sub-rate multiplexers

ONI Offers Tunable Interface
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Bit-Rate Tunable Wavelength Interface with forward error correction capabilities

Corvis Announces Field Trial
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Florida carrier EPIK to become the first customer of the CorWave Optical Convergence Switch

AMCC Expands SiGe Family
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

The S3390 is a 10-Gbit/s silicon germanium (SiGe), high gain, 3.3 V positive power supply and low-noise transimpedance amplifier

Yafo Disperses at 500 Hz
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Has measured the tracking speed of the Yafo10 PMD Compensator at 500 Hertz

Xebeo Names Operations VP
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Barbara Coulter joins Xebeo Communications as Vice President of Operations

Network USA to Deploy Metro-Optix
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Integrated service provider to deploy protocol-agile bandwidth manager

Codeon Expands Mach-10 Line
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Announces the Mach-10 Intensity Modulator with an integrated Variable Optical Attenuator (VOA)

PacketLight Names US Market Chief
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Expands its U.S. operation, adding William E. (Rick) Talbot as director of product marketing

Altamar Adopts Velio Switch
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Altamar Networks is deploying Velio’s VC3003 140x140 Crosspoint Switch in its Titanium Optical Network System

Altamar Buys Ilotron Remains
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Altamar Networks announces the completion of the purchase of some of the tangible assets and intellectual property of Ilotron Ltd.

Dorado Upgrades Software
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Announces enhancements of its business programs and product lines for next-generation network equipment manufacturers

Tropic Reveals Investors
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2001

Enron Broadband Services and Anschutz Investment Co. were key investors in Tropic’s $60 million second round of funding

Newport Looks to Restructure
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Expects to report revenues in line with its earlier guidance of $95 million to $100 million; layoffs likely

Alcatel to Lay Off 2,500 in US
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Cost management initiatives will include a reduction of 2,500 positions and additional facility consolidation in the US

Corning Downsizing Photonics
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Company to close three manufacturing facilities, lay off 1,000; to take $5.1 billion charge in second quarter

Cinta Expands Sales Force
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Cinta Networks appoints Nortel veteran Bob Cantarutti as vice president of sales to lead expanded sales effort

Optical Oracle Rates Private Firms
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

"Valuations Deflation," a new report detailing the valuations of the leading 55 private optical networking companies

Alcatel Wins Telenor Contract
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Global frame agreement with Norwegian carrier to supply its local multipoint distribution service (LMDS) solution

Cisco Upgrades ONS 15800
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Out-of-band forward error correction and L-Band transmission boost capacity and enhance network scaleability

Lucent Wins TyCom Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

One-year, $90 million agreement to supply optical network system for TyCom Global Network

New Focus Q2 to Fall Short
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Pro forma net loss is expected to fall within the range of $18-21 million, or 25 to 29 cents per share

Deutsche Telekom Deploys Lucent Fiber
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Lucent to supply 1.5 million kilometers of optical fiber in a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal

Comcast Seeks AT&T Merger
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Offers $58 billion for core broadband assets plus additional value for non-core Investments

Luxcore Shifts Focus
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Will redirect its strategic focus to that of an optical subsystems manufacturer

Vitesse Launches FEC Family
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Devices providing standards-based and high-gain forward error correction solutions for metro, long-haul, and ultra-long-haul

Music Pitches Discount Chips
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Offers discounts on high-volume purchases of more than 80 different networking chips

Iolon Opens Assembly/Test Plant
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

New production line, lab space to meet demand for tunable laser devices

OptiMight Upgrades to 40-Gig
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Has designed its OMC product platform so that carriers can upgrade from 10 to 40 Gbit/s without any interruption

NetLogic in Volume Production
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Announces volume production of its largest database-size network search engine product, the NSEx256

Nanovation, Opthos Collaborate
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2001

Aim to develop widgets for Opthos's metro gear

Mayo 'Resigns' from Marconi
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

Sacrificed after Marconi's stock market massacre. George Simpson to stay on as CEO

Lawsuit Filed re Extreme's IPO
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

Class Action suit filed against underwriters Morgan Stanley, BancBoston Robertson Stephens and Lehman Bros

Corning to sue Highwave?
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

French company responds to possible patent lawsuit allegedly being considerd by Corning

Centerpoint Acquires Zaffire
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

All-stock transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of this year

Broadcom Board Member Dies
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

Myron S. Eichen was an adviser to Broadcom since its founding in 1991 and a member of its Board of Directors since February 1998

Celion Scores $45 Million Round
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

Second round of financing led by Lehman Brothers Venture Capital Group

Colt Supplies Euro Research Net
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

Selling 10- and 2.5-gigabit wavelength services to DANTE's GÉANT network

EXFO Launches Test System
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

IQ-12001-04 Multifiber Test System (MFTS) performs automated insertion loss and optical return loss measurements

It Brightens! It Whitens!
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

Telecom International Services Inc. announces the TIP Fiber Optic Connector Cleaning Kit

HD Announces Global Distribution
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2001

Signs distribution agreements with major fiber optic distributors in Japan, Israel, Korea, India, France, United Kingdom, and Italy

Attenuators Proliferate
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

DWDM will cause optical attenuator market to reach $6.96 billion in 2010, according to an ElectroniCast study

Corning Files Patent Suit
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Sues Highwave Optical Technologies of France for patent infringement

Zolo Shipping Product
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

100-GHz, single-input, 16- and 20-channel DWDM modules

WorldCom Lowers 2001 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Has restructured its ownership interest in Embratel Participacoes; lowers EPS projection for 2001 from $1.21-1.31 to $1.05-1.10

C-Cor.net to Purchase Aerotec
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Aerotec Communications will merge with Worldbridge Broadband Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of C-Cor.net, in a cash deal

Alcatel to Supply NetCologne
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Just a dab behind the ears

Sycamore et al. Face Class Actions
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Three lawsuits allege violations of SEC regulations

IMMI Starts Production
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Integrated Micromachines has moved into 70,000-square-foot facility, started production of its first optical product, a dual-channel VOA

Telia to Supply Euro Research Net
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

To provide a significant part of the pan-European research network GEANT with international capacity

Memscap Moves on Asia
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Establishes a Tokyo subsidiary; software deals in China, Korea, and Australia

Terahertz Upgrades Manufacturing
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2001

Lab 900 Coating Machine from Leybold is the first of several new machines that Terahertz has on delivery

Marconi Issues Profits Warning
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2001

Forecasts 15% drop in sales, 50% drop in profit. Will cut 4,000 more jobs

Teraxion Launches DWDM Filters
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2001

Fiber Bragg Gratings target 10 and 40 Gbit/s systems

LaserComm Teams With PhotonEx
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Working together to accelerate market availability of 40-Gbit/s core optical backbones

Ex-Siemens CTO Joins Net.com
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Thomas Rambold, former CTO of the Information and Communications Networks division of Siemens, has joined the board of directors

Trellis Shuts Down US HQ
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Startup will maintain a limited US presence through a small business development and marketing staff

Moody's Lowers Nortel Rating
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Moody's Investors Service has lowered the ratings on long-term securities issued or guaranteed by Nortel

LMG Gets Line of Credit
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Light Management Group has secured a line of credit for an undisclosed amount with Citizens Banking Corp.

Genuity Opens Dutch Data Center
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Launching deployment of next-generation Internet managed hosting technology in major European markets

Alcatel Scores a Coup
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Wins the coveted Casselberry, Florida, contract

Zia Laser Gets $6 Million Seeding
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

"Quantum dot" laser startup gets seed funding from Prism Venture Partners and RWI Group

Cierra Intros Optical Filter
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Terra-Q 50G-5, a 50 GHz, five-cavity optical filter chip capable of 50 GHz DWDM channel spacing

Alloptic Selects SwitchCore
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Alloptic has selected SwitchCore's CXE integrated switches/routers to build their high-port-density optical network units

Alliance Fiber Optic Wins Patents
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

For V-Groove Dual Fiber Collimator, Depolarizer, and Protection Cap

Flag Changes Exchequer Chief
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Peter O'Donoghue has been appointed acting CFO to replace Larry Bautista, who will be leaving the company in August

Newport, Haleos Team on Automation
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Strategic alliance for the joint development of next-generation fiber optics and photonics manufacturing automation equipment

Civcom Gets $10.5M B Round
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2001

Mercator Broadband Partners leads funding of startup developing optical switch components

Lucent Wins $150M Saudi Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

To expand Saudi Telecom's nationwide wireline network

Alcatel Deploys Acterna Tester
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Alcatel has deployed the Acterna TestPad Sonet Field Services Module (2310) throughout its Sonet networks in the U.S.

TeraBurst Partners With Syntelco
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Synergy Telecommunications Corporation (Syntelco) will resell TeraBurst's optical core switches, the OMS 2100 and OMS 2200

Astral Point Extends OSMINE Effort
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Signs OSMINE contracts for Telcordia TIRKS system and Telcordia NMA system

3PARdata Bags $100M
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Third funding round led by Amerindo Investment Advisors and original investors, Mayfield and Worldview Technology Partners

Akara Lands $30M in Round Two
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Second-round funding led by VenGrowth, with Corning and Sumitomo participating

Millenium Deploys ADC Switch
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Millennium Digital Media deploys ADC's Cuda 12000 IP access switch in mid-Atlantic U.S. market

WorldCom, Intermedia Complete Merger
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Each share of Intermedia common stock converted into the right to receive one share of WorldCom and 1/25 of a share of MCI group

Picolight Ships 32-Gig Interconnects
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

VCSEL-based optical module features snap-on connector for easy integration on backplane circuit cards of large switches

Avanex Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Expects sales in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2001 to be approximately $18 million

Intense Buys DuPont Plant
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Scottish acquisition gives Intense Photonics its own semiconductor development and manufacturing facilities

Datum Supplies Clocks to Maple
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Datum providing its TimePieces smart chipset clocks to synchronize Maple Optical Systems' network and service creation platform

Redback Wins Taiwan Order
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

State-owned Chinese Petroleum Corp. will set up an SDH optical network with the SmartEdge 800 multiservice optical platform

Xilinx, Insight Team on FPGA
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Introduce the industry's first User Datagram Protocol (UDP) stack core optimized for an FPGA

MFN Extends Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Has received an extension of a commitment letter for a $350 million credit facility from Citicorp USA

Luminent Loses Board Member
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Dan Avida has resigned for personal reasons

New Focus Launches Interleaver
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

50-gigahertz interleaver doubles capacity for OC192 systems

White Rock Adds Gig-E to ADM
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Full line-rate gigabit Ethernet added to the VLX2020 OC192 Sonet add/drop multiplexer

LuxN Offers Service Management
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

To create and manage individualized, protocol-independent service-level agreements at the physical layer

Infineon Issuing 60 Million Shares
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Public offering includes approximately 7.8 million shares included in the underwriters' over-allotment option

Path1 Wins QOS Patent
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

US patent 6,246,702 entitled: "Methods and apparatus for providing quality of service guarantees in computer networks"

LightConnect Launches First Products
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2001

Gives details of MEMS-based variable optical attenuators and dynamic gain equalizers

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