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Corning Cable Intros FSO
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Corning unveils LANscape Solutions for Free-Space Optics, offering ideal connectivity when an optical fiber cable link isn't feasible

Teradyne, Accelerant Address Backplane
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Teradyne and Accelerant Networks integrate products to deliver a 6.25-Gbit/s backplane reference platform

McLeodUSA Hires New VPs
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Shawn Vick leaves Bombardier to become EVP of sales; Andreas Papanicolaou leaves Lucent, becomes EVP of Network Services

Verizon Cuts Spending, Debt, Guidance
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Reports EPS of $0.77 before charges of $4.2B; debt reduced $3.3B; 2002 guidance sees revenue change of 0% to -1%, down from 0 to 1% growth

Modelware Unveils IP Cores
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Modelware announces new version of PL4/SPI-4.2 core and interoperability with PMC-Sierra's OC192 and 10-Gig Ethernet products

Telco Picks Taqua OCX
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Northwest Telephone selects Taqua's OCX to provide Class 5 services to subscriber base

Sprint Picks Alcatel Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Alcatel crossconnect technology deployed Sprint's international IP network in Europe and Asia Pacific regions

Tasman Scores $15M
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Tasman Networks' latest financing round led by Mayfield and New Enterprise Associates; company names new CFO and VP of engineering

Nortel Completes Video-Over-IP Trial
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Optibase, in French trial with Nortel and Tiscali, validates use of standardized telecom networks for professional video broadcasting

Santel Hires Marketing Whiz
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Premier marketing strategist Judith Meester joins Santel Networks as marketing director

GlobalX Extends Auction Date
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Global Crossing pushes back the date of the auction to determine the successful bidder from July 31 to August 2

KPN Acquires Dutch Eurorings
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

KPN buys the Dutch-owned part of the KPNQwest Eurorings, as well as its Netwerk Operating Centre in the Hague

Salira Founds China Sub
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Salira China created to perform market development and product development activities; Wei Gao named Salira China's president

Zarlink Releases Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Revenue was US$48.0M, down from US$67.8M in 1Q02; net loss was US$8.7M (US$0.07 LPS), versus US$60.5M (US$0.49 LPS) last year

Internet Photonics Lands $31M
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Third funding round led by new investor ComVentures, adds TeleSoft Partners to previous investors Sprout Group and New Venture Partners

Opnet Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Revenues were $11.2M, compared to $11.1M for last year's Q1; pro forma EPS was $0.03, compared to $0.06 in last year's quarter

Genuity Postpones Earnings
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Due to Verizon action, Genuity will postpones the release of its August 1st earnings report

Con Edison Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 7/31/2002

Con Edison selects Cisco metro Ethernet switching solution for its PowerLan metro Ethernet services in the New York metropolitan area

Ixia Monitors Internet2 Traffic
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Internet2 uses Ixia's IxTraffic to achieve unparalleled visibility into inter-domain performance

SBC Targets Michigan Long Distance
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

SBC Ameritech Michigan plans to file for long-distance service with the FCC by the end of 2002

Croatian Telecom Rebuilds With Granite
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Hrvatski Telekom (Croatian Telecom) selects Granite Systems' Xng suite for service resource management

Eclyptic Wins $5M, Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Eclyptic announces $5M in first-round funding, led by Austin Ventures; names Joe Corso as CEO

Verizon Vaunts QOS
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Verizon reports significantly reduced customer complaints, highest service quality results since company was formed two years ago

NetLogic Names Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

NetLogic Microsystems appoints Dr. Dimitrios Dimitrelis, former director of processor development for Vitesse, as VP of engineering

Optical Solutions Gets FTTH Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Eagan, Minn.-based Cable System Services signs $1M, multi-year FTTH contract for Optical Solutions' FiberPath 400 system

DOJ Gives BellSouth Thumbs-Up
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Department of Justice recommends approval of BellSouth five-state long-distance service application

Check Point Touts Clientless VPNs
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Check Point supports clientless VPNs to enable secure communications from anywhere, enhances VPN-1 Pro and VPN-1 SecureClient

FCC Pushes Telecom Recovery Program
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

In testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee, FCC Chairman Michael Powell outlines 6 critical steps for telecom industry recovery

Shareholders Sue Tellabs
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz, LLP announces shareholder class action lawsuit against Tellabs

Sprint Gets Credit Line
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Sprint obtains bank commitments for $1.5B unsecured credit line, anticipates significant debt reductions beginning in 2003

Williams Amends Reorg Plan
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Williams Communications Group files Amended Plan of Reorganization and Disclosure Statement

Level 3 Links NC Research Net
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Level 3 announces Internet access deal with MCNC, operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN)

3SAE Unveils Stripper
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

3SAE Technologies introduces the AutoStrip, the industry's first automatic optical fiber window stripping unit

THUS Picks ADVA Metro Platform
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

UK service provider THUS selects ADVA Optical Networking's FSP 500 platform for added-value metro data services

TI Unveils SiGe Process
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Industry's first complementary Silicon-Germanium process increases speed by 3X, cuts noise in half

Bookham Reports Q2, Preps Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Revenues were £7.1M, up 27% Q/Q; net loss was reduced to £16.2M; company plans to consolidate facilities, eliminate about 150 employees

Agilent Exhibits at ECOC
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Agilent will address the theme 'Enabling the Metro' in its exhibits at the European Conference on Optical Communications in Copenhagen

Bulgars Pick Cisco Again
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Bulgarians love Cisco! Cisco sells CallManager to United Bulgarian Bank, four days after winning at the Bulgarian Ministry Of Transport

Ulster Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

University of Ulster supports voice, video, and data via enterprise data solution from Nortel Networks

Core Networks Names New Boss
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Core Networks names Craig Soderquist, most recently president and CEO of Com21, as new president and CEO

Moody's Cuts Corning
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Moody's downgrades Corning's debt ratings, affecting about $5B of debt securities; outlook is negative

Civcom Intros SFS Shutter
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Civcom announces Free-X Shutter for multiple markets, ranging from telecommunications and test & measurement to military applications

Harbour Picks Solidum Classification
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Solidum PAX.port 1200 to provide classification for new generation of access edge switches from China's Harbour Networks

Metrobility Lands $3.5M
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Metrobility completes $3.5M funding round led by new investor North Atlantic Capital

Stratos Intros Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Stratos Lightwave announces multimode optical transceivers for fast Ethernet and OC3 data rates, with integrated transmit disable function

AT&T, AOL Talk Over Transaction
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

AT&T, AOL Time Warner temporarily suspend registration rights process, explore alternative transaction for Time Warner Entertainment

Genuity Gets Bank Extension
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Banks agree to two-week standstill agreement as negotiations continue to revise its credit facility

Siemens Powers Brazilian ISP
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Brazilian company Austacem/Cenesp, South American multitenant market leader, relies on Siemens IP convergence technology HiPath

Lucent Boosts KT's Capacity
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Korean service provider picks Lucent to provide advanced optical system for long-distance network, quadrupling its network's capacity

Alcatel Intros Multilayer Switch
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Alcatel extends stackable product line to include cost-effective 48-port multilayer switch for convergence-ready customers

AMS-IX Picks Foundry Backbone
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Amsterdam Internet Exchange upgrades its backbone with Foundry Networks' 10-Gigabit Ethernet solution to better serve over 130 ISPs

Juniper Unveils T320
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Juniper Networks delivers T320 320-Gigabit router, enabling comprehensive deployment of T-series technology

Trend Monitors Digital TV
News Wire Feed | 7/30/2002

Trend's FlexaNet Video monitors MPEG2/DVB transport streams to ensure quality, reliability and check operation of digital TV systems

Veeco Hits Q2 Target
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Veeco Instruments reports revenues of $77.3M, a net loss of $1.6 million ($0.06 per share), and pro forma EPS of $0.02

Proficient Improves NPE
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Proficient Networks upgrades Network Policy Engine with cost-based load sharing for improved intelligent routing

APA Optics Unveils DWDM
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

APA Optics announces limited availability of premium low-loss DWDM products operating from 0° to 60° without active thermal control

Corning Makes Stock Offering
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Corning publicly offers $500M of mandatory convertible preferred stock under existing $5B universal shelf registration statement

SBC Offers NetScreen Security
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

SBC to resell NetScreen’s integrated security appliances and systems, such as the NetScreen-5XP and the NetScreen-500, to enterprise customers

Avanex Announces Q4
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Revenues were $8.0M, for a GAAP net loss of $12.5M ($0.19 per share); full-year 2002 revenues were $33.7M, for a GAAP net loss of $77.8M

OCPI Intros CWDM Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Optical Communication Products' CWDM Gigabit Interface Converter transceivers boast extended transmission distance of over 100km

SiberCore Unveils CAM
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

SiberCore Technologies delivers SiberCAM Ultra-18M, a low-power 18-Mbit forwarding and classification coprocessor for OC48 and OC192 systems

Neos Launches Ethernet VPNs
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Creates transparent corporate networks across LANs and WANs

Pirelli Hits Cable Milestone
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Pirelli reaches the 50,000km mark for total Optical Ground Wire installations

NetCentrex Offers Contact Center
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

NetCentrex launches Saga800 Network-Based Contact Center solution to Americas/Asia markets

New Forum Develops Backplanes
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Nine communications companies form High Speed Backplane Initiative (HSBI) to develop specs for SerDes for 5 Gbit/s and higher speeds

LanOptics Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Revenues of $88,000 were less than 25% of revenues from last year's quarter, for an operating loss of $2.6M

Inphi Flip-Flops
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Inphi intros family of D flip-flop integrated circuits, providing precise signal retiming to enhance optical system design and performance

Covad Carries Sprint DSL
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Covad signs wholesale service agreement with Sprint, enabling Sprint to offer DSL service over Covad's national network

Equant Revamps CLSA Network
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Equant reengineers multi-city data network for Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia under 3-year, multimillion-dollar contract

Extreme Enhances Net Management
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Extreme Networks intros EPICenter 4.0 software, delivering increased scaleability, automation and improved workflow design for Ethernet

Exar Synchs Clocks
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Exar announces single-chip clock synchronization receiver, ideal for central office BITS applications

WorldCom Names Reorg Officer
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Sidgmore names Gregory F. Rayburn as Chief Restructuring Officer and John S. Dubel as Chief Financial Officer, to manage restructuring

LightPath Realigns Option Plans
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Plans to realign stock option incentives awards for approximately 1.7M shares, canceling options with an exercise price above $7.50

Bezeq Buys Redback SMS
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Israel’s PTT Bezeq signs multimillion-dollar deal to deploy Redback’s subscriber management platforms

Williams Regroups, Refunds, Reorgs
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Williams Communications gets $150M from Leucadia National, readies plan of reorganization for emergence from Chapter 11 in the fall

Axsun Replaces CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Axsun Technologies announces Jack Kay as new CEO, replacing founder Dr. Dale Flanders, who will continue as chairman and CTO

Qwest May Restate Earnings
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Qwest provides update on ongoing analysis of accounting practices with new auditors KPMG, withdraws guidance for full-year 2002

FlexLight Scores Shekels
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2002

Has received $1.5M from the Office of the Chief Scientist, the research and development arm of the Israeli Ministry of Trade

BellSouth Has Free Cash
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Free cash flow totaled $1.1 billion in the second quarter of 2002

Rye Picks Optical Solution's FTTH
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Rye Telephone of Colorado City expands existing FTTH deployment in new, multi-year contract with Optical Solutions

Bulgars Pick Cisco
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Bulgarian Ministry Of Transport and Communications deploys Cisco's AVVID architecture in IP-enabled disaster recovery center

Telenor Grows Strong in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Continued growth and increased margins, particularly in the mobile biz, drive revenues up to 12,011M kroner (US$1.57B), up 19.5% from 2Q01

GlobalX Links Radio Telescopes
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

GlobalX signs deal with Dutch National Research network SURFnet to connect telescopes in 8 countries, enabling real-time calculations

MRV Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Revenue was down slightly to $61.6M; net loss was $21.1M, or $0.23 per share, down from $32.5M, or $0.38 per share, in the prior quarter

Genuity Responds to Verizon's Snub
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Verizon hurt Genuity's feelings by deciding to cancel its option to re-integrate the company; CEO Gudonis has something to say

WatchGuard Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Revenues grow 15% sequentially to $17.8M, but thanks largely to the acquisition of RapidStream, GAAP net loss more than doubles to $11.7M

KSaria Names Execs
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

kSaria names JDSU alum Richard Parker as VP of sales; creates post of Director of Product Marketing, names Curtis Johnson to fill it

Fujitsu Sales Fall in Q1
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Sales drop 10% year-over-year to ¥982.9B, resulting in an operating loss of ¥29.0B; plans to continue restructuring efforts to lower loss

Telefonica Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Telefonica board approves a new company organisation, the General Management for Corporate Strategy and Regulation, headed by Luis Lada

Genoa Patents LOA/Power Monitor
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Genoa Corp. wins US patent for integrated chip-based optical amplifier and signal power monitor

Nortel Overhauls Neos for Long Haul
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Neos picks Nortel to upgrade its UK optical backbone network, to directly carry Gigabit Ethernet traffic over DWDM channels

AFOP Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Alliance Fiber Optic Products posts revenues of $3.67M, up slightly sequentially, and a GAAP net loss of $4.5M ($0.13 per share), down a bit

Anritsu Unveils VP Connectors
News Wire Feed | 7/26/2002

Anritsu intros VP Connector family that provides high-end performance up to 65 GHz

Nortel Declares Dividends
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Dividends on the Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preferred Shares Series 5 and the Non-cumulative Series 7; aren't you glad you asked?

JDSU Posts Loss, Plans Cuts
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

JDSU reports a GAAP loss of $997M for the quarter and $8.7B for the year, plans more layoffs; names Syrus Madavi president and COO

Corvis Takes Huge Loss, Cuts Jobs
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Revenues were $3.0M, reported net loss was $119.1M ($0.31 per share); 70 positions eliminated in the US, 170 positions in France

FNC Rehires Chase as COO
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

George Chase returns to Fujitsu Network Communications, where he was once an executive VP, to serve as group president and COO

CIR Sees Long-Haul Upturn
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

CIR sees recovery in long-haul market beginning in 2003, ramping to an overall market value of close to $3B by 2006

RedWire Acquires IntelliSpace Assets
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

RedWire Broadband buys nearly all the assets of IntelliSpace Southern California for a combination of cash and RedWire common stock

Schott Links VCSEL Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Schott Optovance unveils interconnect for high-bandwidth 2D VCSEL transceivers

Singapore, India See i2i
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

The i2i cable network, a 3,200km cable linking Singapore and India, begins carrying commercial traffic

YKK Invades Optical
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

We're not just buttons and zippers anymore: YKK Corp. launches optical components division in America

Trio Teams on UWDM
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Essex, Fiberspace, Opticalis to speed deployment of Ultra-Dense WDM as cost-effective solution for long-haul, metro, and access networks

CIR Sees Net Management Boom
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

CIR sees market for telecom network management software reaching $6.6B in 2006; optical networks management software to reach $3.7B

Equant Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Revenues were $740M, down 6.3% from 2Q01; growth in Network Services offset by declines in Integration Services, SITA and other revenues

New Focus Reports Q2, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Net revenue down to $9.1M; pro forma net loss at $14.5M ($0.19 per share); company plans to lay off 290 people by the end of the quarter

Agere Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Revenues were $560M, up $9M (1.6%) from last quarter; reported net loss was $332M ($0.20 per share), including $127M in restructuring charges

Liberate Acquires Sigma Systems
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Liberate goes for a 'triple play' of video, voice, and data via $62M cash acquisition of Sigma and its service management solution

Conexant Reports Q3, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Mindspeed revenues up 15% sequentially, plans to lay off 35% of workforce (about 400 people) in order to reach profitability by December

Xilinx Targets MAN Bottleneck
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

At Metro Optical Networking Forum, Xilinx unveils strategy to penetrate MAN market, solve bottleneck issues; intros 10-Gbit/s NP core

Siemens Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Net income was €725M and EBIT from operations was €892M, both vastly better than last year's red-ink figures

Alcatel's Debt Drops in Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Quarterly Sales unchanged and income from operations improved sequentially; net debt is reduced €4B year-on-year to just €1.3B

Telia Reports on First Half
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Operating income totaled SEK 119M and was burdened with restructuring costs of SEK 482M, while group net sales increased just 1%

Taqua Wins Canadian ISP
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Ontario-based ISP RipNET picks Taqua's OCX to build high-speed broadband and local telecom service network

NEC Reports Shrinking Sales
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Consolidated net sales of NEC decreased by ¥103.4B, or 9%, to ¥1,021.2B over the previous first quarter

S&P: What WorldCom Means for Telecoms
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

WorldCom Inc.'s Chapter 11 filing highlights the general weakness, high risk in the telecommunications industry

France Telecom Grows in First Half
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

France Telecom Group tops 100 million customers, reports growth of more than 10% in each of its markets for total revenues of €22.5B

Cisco Acquires AYR Networks
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Cisco to acquire AYR Networks for common stock worth up to $113M; Cisco re-certification NEC Business Network Solutions as Gold Partner

Occam Moves to OTC
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Occam Networks drops its common stock from the Nasdaq and will begin trading on the OTC bulletin board under the ticker symbol OCCM

Avici Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Revenue was $9.3M, up slightly from last quarter but a 56.5% drop from $21.4M in Q201; pro forma net loss was $15.1M, or $0.30 per share

Covad Names Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Covad appoints Andrew S. Lockwood, former SVP and GM of Inktomi's Wireless Division, as senior VP of marketing

Performance Technologies Posts Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Performance Technologies reports revenue up 3% sequentially to $6.6M, for a net income of $0.4M, or $.03 per share

Ignis Compatible with Velio
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Ignis Optics demos interoperability of its IGP-2000 Series OC-48 SFP transceivers with a SerDes IC reference board from Velio

Broadwing Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Revenue of $553M is a 3% percent increase over last quarter; operating income, cash flow, and EPS all show improvement

Fireclick Picks Ingrian
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Fireclick chooses Ingrian Networks's active application security solution for monitoring its customers' SSL transactions

Nokia Secures FTI Consulting
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

FTI picks Nokia's IP network security appliances, integrating VPN/FireWall software from Check Point for its VPN

France Telecom Sells TDF
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Sells 64% of TDF for €1.6B, to an entity controlled by Charterhouse Capital Development, CDC IXIS Equity Capital, and Caisse des Dépôts

C&W Buys StorageWay for $2M
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Cable & Wireless further enhances Exodus storage service offerings with acquisition of key assets of StorageWay, Inc.

Alcatel Optronics Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Sales were €25.4M, down by 83.0% from last year and down 27.6% sequentially; loss from operations was €50.6M

SingTel Picks Cisco VOIP
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

SingTel builds international wholesale voice service network using Cisco Systems' VOIP solutions

Verizon Leaves Genuity Hanging
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

Verizon has decided not to reintegrate Genuity into the company

BT, Microsoft Pick Cisco VOIP
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2002

BT and Microsoft to use Cisco's PGW 2200 and AS5000 Series gateways to offer unmetered computer-phone calls to MSN users

Aurora Raises $30M
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

Aurora Networks' Series B round was led by the Sprout Group, joining previous investors Battery Ventures, ComVentures, and Castile Ventures

Corning Cancels Plant Plans
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

Corning cancels plans for Oklahoma City manufacturing facility 'due to current market conditions in the telecommunications sector'

Nortel Goes to Club Med
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

France Telecom using Nortel Networks gear to transform Club Mediterranee network

Verizon Has a Plan for FCC
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

Verizon proposes plan to protect customer service and healthy carriers during telecom shakeout, urges FCC to adopt protective measures

Harmonic Announces Q2, Layoff
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

Reports net sales of $56.3M, up from $49.3M for 2Q01; laid off about 80 full-time employees and 20 consultants and temps

Tellium Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

Second quarter revenues were $3.1M, for a pro forma net loss of $41.1M, or $0.36 per share; the GAAP loss was a whopping $213.8M

CoSine Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

CoSine Communications announced revenue of $6.1M and a pro forma net loss of $20.1M, or $0.21 per share; plans a reverse stock split

Foundry Reports Q2 Growth
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

Foundry posts 20% sequential revenue increase to $75.0M for its 13th quarter of profitability overall, as new products gain momentum

SingTel Picks Sheer for OSS
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

SingTel contracts Sheer Networks to provide its MetroCentral Broadband Operating System as the core of SingTel's OSS solution

NTT Distributes SonicWall in Japan
News Wire Feed | 7/24/2002

SonicWall extends partnerships and expands sales to reach large enterprise and ISP markets via distribution relationship with NTT sub

Newport Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Newport Corp. meets guidance with sales of $44.0M and a loss from continuing operations of $6.5M, or $0.17 per diluted share

Digital Lightwave Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Net sales were $4.2M, down from $6.3M for 1Q02 and $34.5M in 2Q01; DIGL is "disappointed with the... sales decline, which was unexpected"

Ex-OMM Chief Takes Over at CrossFiber
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Hus Tigli, former president and CEO of OMM Inc., joins Trex Enterprises spinoff CrossFiber as president and CEO

AFC Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Revenues were $86.3M, up 10% from last year; GAAP net loss was $2.4M or $0.03 per share; pro forma net income was $3.2M, or $0.04 per share

Molex Reports Q4, Doesn't Lay Off
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Revenues were $456.3M, 10.6% down from last year's fourth quarter, and net income was $27.3M ($0.14 per share), up from 4Q01

Corning Announces Q2, Layoff
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Sales were $896M and the net loss was $370M, or $0.39 per share; company plans to lay off 4,400 employees, including 2,700 on salary

AMCC Reports Q1, Layoff
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Net revenues were $30.2M, down 27% Y/Y; GAAP net loss was $404.9M; company plans to lay off 275 employees, about 25% of its workforce

DOJ OKs Qwest for Long Distance
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

DOJ recommends that the FCC approve Qwest's application to reenter the long-distance biz in Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, and North Dakota

Zarlink Hires Ganev, Vadhia
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Tsviatko Ganev joins Zarlink to lead its optical business; former optical chief Jitesh Vadhia takes over the Network Access Division

BellSouth Picks Nortel's CDMA2000
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

In a $17M deal, BellSouth contracts Nortel Networks to deploy Ecuador's first CDMA2000 3G wireless network

AT&T Spans the Globe
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

AT&T accelerates plans for deployment of Global Network and end-to-end customer services; offers free calls to Pa. customers

MontaVista Ships Linux
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

MontaVista announces Linux Carrier Grade Edition 2.1, the industry's first COTS Linux platform for telecommunications applications

France Launches Mediterranean Cable
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

France Telecom secures its link with Algeria with Alpal-2, the submarine cable system linking Algiers and Palma de Mallorca

ECI Puts Prabhu on Board
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

ECI Telecom appoints Krish Prabhu, former Alcatel COO and current venture partner at Morgenthaler, to its board of directors

Lantern Pix Xilinx
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Lantern Communications delivers carrier-class Ethernet services using Xilinx Virtex-II platform FPGAS

Broadcom Intros GigE Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Broadcom samples low-power Gigabit Ethernet quad transceiver that purports to solve issues limiting deployment of GigE to the desktop

Alcatel Gets FTTH Contract
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Bristol Virginia Utilities selects Alcatel to build Fiber-to-the-Home network to serve more than 8,000 homes

AT&T Posts $12.7B Loss
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

AT&T earns $0.07 per diluted share from continuing operations, loses $12.7B after special charges on revenues of $12.1B

SBC Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

SBC Communications reports earnings of $1.8B, or $0.55 per diluted share, on revenues of $13.1B

TranSwitch Debuts Metro Solution
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

TranSwitch introduces TXC-OMNI, a breakthrough silicon and software solution for developing ADMs, DCSs, and hybrid TDM/data switching gear

Lucent Loses $7.9B, Plans Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Revenue plunged 50% versus a year ago to $2.95B, resulting in a loss of $7.91B; company plans to lay off 7,000 to lower breakeven

Nortel Wins Boeing, Best Buy
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Boeing selects Nortel to build private nationwide optical network; Best Buy picks Nortel, HickoryTech for Internet telephony network

Transmode Amps Up CWDM
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Transmode Systems is first to market with amplified Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing systems

Xtera Gets Raman Patents
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Xtera, along with U. of Michigan, awarded 5 patents enabling all-Raman amplification in long-haul WDM transport systems

XO Reorg Progressing
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Solicitation of creditor approval of plan of reorganization to begin shortly; both plan alternatives now have support of key creditors

LeCroy Picks New Focus
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

New Focus' optical-to-electrical converters extend functionality of WaveMaster oscilloscopes into fiber optic markets

Google Picks RouteScience
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Google spiffs up search engine with RouteScience's PathControl

Corning Puts Brain on Board
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Dr. Jeremy R. Knowles, former dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard U., joins Corning board of directors

X2 MSA Launched
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2002

Industry leaders announce 'X2' multi-source agreement for 10-Gigabit pluggable optical transceivers based on Xenpak technology

Oki Forms U.S. Subsidiary
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Oki forms Oki Optical Components group to increase focus on North American markets

Ixia Integrates Sniffer
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Ixia and Network Associates announce relationship to optimize network performance validation

Comcast Picks IP Unity VOIP
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

IP Unity's Harmony6000 platform selected by Comcast for VOIP service in the Philadelphia area

Aprisa Goes to Korea
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

KDC to bring Aprisa's concept-to-production software for electronic products to Korean Market

NeoPhotonics Names Board Member
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Optical component integrator NeoPhotonics names Ken Westrick, former New Focus president and CEO, to board of directors

Nortel Wins Big in China
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Nortel Networks Shasta 5000 BSN to extend China Telecom, China Netcom IP services in nine provinces

FCC Comments on WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

FCC doesn't think 'this bankruptcy filing will... threaten the operation of WorldCom's Internet backbone facilities'

Silicon Access Tries 20-Gig
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Silicon Access Networks samples industry's first 20-Gigabit NP, the iFlow Packet Processor

Ingate Signs ICS as Distributor
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

SIP-capable firewalls and SIParators from Ingate available nationwide through Interlink Communication Systems (ICS)

Inphi Intros Converter
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Inphi Corp. introduces high-speed NRZ-to-RZ converter for 10-Gbit/s optical applications

Sagem Picks West Bay
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Groupe Sagem picks West Bay Semiconductor to supply advanced chip for next-gen SDH/Sonet system

Applied Materials Stacks Atoms
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Applied Materials enables tomorrow's ultra-high-speed nano-chips with new Atomic Layer Deposition technology

Wanadoo Picks Redback SMS
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Wanadoo Interactive Cable chooses Redback's SMS platform, leveraging market-leading capabilities of SMS platform to deliver profitable services

Gartner: Motorola #1 in Processors
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Ranked #1 in communications processor market, Motorola unveils the new PowerQUICC III processor and wins a deal with Alcatel for another

Spirent to Acquire Caw
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Caw Networks brings key Layer 4 to 7 test capabilities to Spirent's performance analysis product portfolio

Verizon Sells Kentucky Lines
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Verizon to complete sale of 600,000 telephone access lines serving 101 Kentucky exchanges to Alltel on July 31

Nortel Wins at Colleges
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, University of Miami deploy Nortel Networks' voice/data and Sonet gear, respectively

Xebeo Hires Przygienda
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Xebeo does it again: Tony Przygienda hired as Principal Protocol Architect, joining coworkers Lampros Kalampoukas and Rusty Renkel

BellSouth Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

BellSouth Corp. reports EPS of $0.16, free cash flow of $1.4B; total debt reduced by $1B, bringing it down to $2.1B

XFP Unveils Spec
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

10-Gigabit Small Form-factor Pluggable (XFP) Module Group releases preliminary specification for ultra-small 10-Gbit/s module

RHK: Internet Growth OK
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

North American Internet traffic growth on track, but revenues remain flat; AT&T to surpass WorldCom as #1 traffic carrier

China Telecom Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

China Telecom's Anhui Corp. selects Alcatel's 7670 Routing Switch Platform for edge and core IP, MPLS, and ATM traffic

In-Stat: Broadband's Not Dead
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Reports about the death of broadband have been greatly exaggerated, according to a study by In-Stat/MDR

Agere Supplies Pumps, Processors
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Agere chosen as Raman pump module supplier for Lucent Technologies; Agere intros next-gen PayloadPlus network processor

WorldCom Goes Bankrupt
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

Surprise!

NetVmg Appoints Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2002

CacheFlow veteran Michael Lane to accelerate sales growth

Tellabs Slapped With Lawsuit
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

Class action lawsuit filed against Tellabs for misleading its shareholders

Comcast Picks Lucent VOIP
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

Comcast to use Lucent Technologies' VitalAccess software to remotely configure voice-over-IP services

Tiscali Picks Cisco Gear
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

Tiscali builds new MPLS-based Internet access network across Netherlands with Cisco Technology

Infineon Announces Q3
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

Improved revenues, EBIT, reduced net loss, and gained market share sequentially and year-on-year in all business groups

S&P Cuts Qwest
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

Standard & Poor's lowers ratings on 3 synthetic transactions related to Qwest and its subsidiaries

HighWave Revenues Plunge to €2M
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

HighWave Optical Technologies revenues was €2M for Q1, a drop of 89% from last year's quarter and 29% from last quarter

Sunrise Telecom Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

Net sales fell 30% from 2Q01, to $14.7M; pro forma net income was $782,000 or $0.02 per diluted share, a 50% fall from 2001

Ericsson Posts $380M 2Q Loss
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

Swedish vendor loses SEK 3.5B (US$379.3M) in second quarter, revises forecasts for sales of mobile network systems

Net.com Has 4th Quarter of Growth
News Wire Feed | 7/19/2002

The company reports its 4th consecutive quarter of increased revenue, jumping 14.1 percent to $27.2M, on product revenues increased by 35%

PMC-Sierra: Networking Sales Up
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Sales are up for access, metro optical, enterprise, and MIPS-based processors, vendor claims

Broadcom: Revenues Up, Losses Down
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Execs credit results to networking and cable modem product lines

Xilinx Reports Net Income Rise
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

FPGAs on the rise, execs say

Vitesse Reports Q3, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

200 employees will be terminated; firm is focused on four key growth segments: Storage, Ethernet, Transport and Networking

Wanadoo to Acquire Spanish ISP
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

France Telecom's subsidiary will focus on Internet access and online services

Fathom Delivers NetCracker to Telepak
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

OSS vendor says inventory and service provisioning are now operational at carrier customer

RCN to Supply Cogent
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Will provide dark fiber rings with its Starpower joint venture

Nortel Reports Q2 Numbers
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Revenues were $2.77B, and its net loss was $697M, or $0.20 per common share

Corvis Gets ISO-Certified
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Vendor claims certification important to carrier adoption

360networks Subs Plan Protection
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Subsidiaries of beleaguered carrier launch reorg plans in the US and Canada

Sprint Signs Art Dealer
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Sprint signs a multiyear communications services agreement with Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, an international art auction house

Teleon Takes Stake in ONS
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Teleon Corp. signs a letter of intent to acquire a 80% position in Optical Network Solutions, LLC

Cypress Semiconductor Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Revenue was $202.1M, up 5% from Q1 and up 9% from a year ago; pro forma net loss was $6.3M, or $0.05 per share, half of the Q1 loss

Foxcom Wireless Wins $9M
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Financing round led by Momentum Management, with contribution from Eurofund, should accelerate Foxcom to profitability

Alopa Scores $12.5M
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Alopa Networks closes series C financing tranche, led by VantagePoint Venture Partners

TranSwitch Reports Q2, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

TranSwitch posts revenues of $4.5M and a pro forma net loss of $10.2M, eliminates 16 percent of its worldwide workforce of 420

Ciena Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Ciena's Online metro products complete Telcordia Osmine services process, are approved for ILEC networks

Sprint Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Total revenues rise 6% to $6.83B; Sprint now expects free cash flow breakeven for the full year 2002

Ixia Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Net revenues increased 14% over last year's quarter to $17.3M, but pro forma net income fell to $2.2M, or $0.04 per diluted share

Analysys: Future Hazy for Euro Telcos
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Europe's incumbent telcos must look beyond reducing their €240B collective debt and focus on strategic options, says Analysys

Level 3 Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

Consolidated revenue nearly doubles to $750M from $386M in the prior quarter, but net loss is still $156M, or $0.39 per share

SBC Bashes FCC's UNE Rules
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2002

SBC calls unbundling rules and UNE-Platform policy 'devastating,' urges FCC to cut regulations that impede investment and competition

ALTS to FCC: Keep UNE Rules
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

ALTS and facilities-based CLECs urge FCC to preserve ground rules for local telecom competition by not altering rules on UNEs

CompTel to FCC: Watch Your Step
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Competitive Telecommunications Association warns of more investment woe if FCC tampers with existing unbundled network element (UNE) rules

Extreme Meets Q4 Expectations
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Net revenue increased modestly to $113.1M; pro forma net income was $3.8M or $0.03 per share, also a modest uptick

AT&T Names Dorman as Next CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

AT&T's board of directors has named AT&T president David W. Dorman chairman and chief executive officer-designate

SOMA Names Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

SOMA Networks scales up to handle next-generation developments and commercial deployments, appoints Joe Buccino VP of engineering

Picosecond Intros 10-G Sampler
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Picosecond Pulse Labs announces 10-Gsample/s sampler technology for use in next-generation ultrawideband (UWB) receivers

Microsemi Intros Photodiodes
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

New coplanar waveguide photodiodes target applications in 1- and 10-Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, VCSEL, and Sonet/SDH

Agilent Intros Comms Wafer Tester
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Agilent Technologies announces integrated, scaleable, parametric test series for wireless, optical communications wafers

Transparent Moves HQ
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Transparent Networks moves headquarters to a new custom-built facility located next to its MEMS foundry in Milpitas, Calif.

McLeod Sells ICTC for $271M
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

McLeodUSA aims to reduce bank term loans with sale of Illinois Consolidated Telecommunications Company to Homebase Acquisition

Lucent Wins in Poland
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Lucent Technologies selected by Telekomunikacja Polska as the supplier of DSL broadband access systems

Telcos Slammed for 'Judge Shopping'
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Sprint, WorldCom, Qwest, Level 3, and Williams sanctioned by federal court for 'judge shopping' to get sweetheart deal on class action lawsuits

Opnet Convenes Advisory Boards
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Opnet Technologies has established advisory boards for enterprises and service providers to help shape the company's strategic direction

SonicWall Intros Secure VPN
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

SonicWall's compact TELE3 SP supports failover and failback of broadband and dialup connections for continuous VPN uptime

BellSouth Upgrades Airports
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

BellSouth awarded estimated $236M contract to support FAA telecom infrastructure overhaul at major airports throughout the Southeast

Avanex, Oplink Plan Merger Meetings
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Avanex and Oplink will hold special stockholder meetings on August 15 to seek approval of their merger

Tellabs Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Tellabs reports second-quarter sales of $345 million, breakeven earnings per share before charges

Equant IP VPN Links Ficosa
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Under four-year deal, Equant provides core network services for connecting Ficosa's employees and associates in 12 countries

Qusion Ramps Sales Efforts
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

As first products reach market, Qusion Technologies adds Bob Pollock as VP of sales and signs Straube Associates as channel partner

LG Electronics Takes IP Infusion
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

LG Electronics chooses IP Infusion’s ZebOS Advanced Routing Suite for its next-generation broadband, multiservice switch/router

RAD Delivers DTV to Hawaii
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Oceanic Time Warner Cable chooses RAD’s interface converter to provide next-generation digital cable services

Siemens IC Wins In South Korea
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

South Korean carrier KT International orders Surpass hiS signaling technology from Siemens Information and Communications Networks

Nortel Names Beatty CFO
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Nortel Networks has appointed Douglas Beatty, the company's controller since 1999, as chief financial officer

Spark Offers TV Over Fiber
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Spark Interactive successfully deploys interactive TV services to apartment complexes using underutilitized telco fiber

Kailight Hires Marketing Veep
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2002

Kailight Photonics names Neil Salisbury vice president of marketing and business development to advance global presence

ECI and HSS Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

ECI Telecom and Hughes Software Systems achieve interoperability between the ECI-NGTS I-Gate 4000 Media Gateway and HSS' softswitch

LayerOne Transports Williams
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

LayerOne transport exchanges add connections and enhance local network access for Williams Communications

Plaintree FSO Links Ottawa Airport
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Ottawa International Airport using free space optics from Plaintree Systems to provide live links for PCL Construction during renovations

Deutsche Telekom Gets Interim CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Herr Doktor Helmut Sihler, former chairman of Deutsche Telekom's Supervisory Board, succeeds Ron Sommer as DT's interim CEO

Santera Gets China Reseller
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Datang Telecom Technology, Santera Systems sign multimillion dollar strategic agreement to bring next-gen Class 4 and 5 switching to China

Exar Posts Improved Revenues
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Exar reports 16% sequential revenue growth for Q1 2003; $17.9M in revenues leaves an operating loss of $0.4M, a significant improvement

Alcatel Licenses Qualcomm 3G Gear
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Qualcomm grants Alcatel a worldwide license to develop, manufacture, and sell its 3G WCDMA (UMTS) and TD-SCDMA infrastructure equipment

StockerYale Intros Erbium Fibers
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

StockerYale will begin shipping its EDF-980-T1 and EDF-RC-980-T1 erbium-doped fibers this month

Check Point, HP Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Check Point announces worldwide agreement with HP to integrate products into end-to-end VPN/security solutions

C&W Sues Akamai
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Lawsuit charges that Akamai products violate new Cable & Wireless content delivery network patent

IEEE Ready to Draft EFM Standard
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Ethernet in the First Mile Alliance announces that IEEE 802.3ah EFM task force has adopted baseline technical proposals for EFM standard

Multiplex Intros Transponder
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Small-form factor, 300-pin transponder can be used as a transmission link of up to 40 km for short- and intermediate-reach applications

Semrock Intros Erbium Fiber
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Semrock's erbium-doped fibers raise the bar in performance and manufacturability for C-Band and L-Band optical amplifiers

OMM, Lightwave Integrate MEMS, PLC
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

OMM and Lightwave Microsystems to develop wavelength management and switching modules based on MEMS and planar lightwave circuits

KSaria Targets Asia-Pac
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

First-to-market innovator inks agreement with Daiichi Jitsugyo to distribute family of fully automated fiber optic assembly solutions

Lattice Semi Acquires Cerdelinx
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Lattice Semiconductor will acquire Cerdelinx Technologies in a stock-for-stock transaction worth about $23M; should close within one month

Fortinet Gets $9M, Names Veeps
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Fortinet wins $9M funding in second round, led by Defta Partners; names Tricia Chu VP of finance, Richard Kagan VP of marketing

SPI Announces L-Band Amp
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

SPI announces a breakthrough in component costs for L-Band amplification, enabling next-generation network applications

Alcatel Optronics Intros Amps
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Alcatel Optronics launches a new family of remote-controlled DWDM optical amplifiers to ease network management

Chelys Buys Energis's UK Biz
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Chelys bought the UK businesses of Energis plc from the administrator appointed by the High Court; will infuse £150m cash into the business

Band-X Delivers IP Advantage
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

New managed service from Band-X takes headache out of multihoming, increases network resilience and performance

NetScreen, Sygate Secure Wireless
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

NetScreen and Sygate team up to deliver advanced security client solution for enterprise mobile workers

Telecom Ottawa Clears Cortex Test
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Cortex Networks chooses Ixia’s Gigabit Ethernet technology to test the 10-Gigabit optical Ethernet broadband network of Telecom Ottawa

Wanadoo Reports 33% Revenue Boost
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Wanadoo had consolidated revenues of €918M for the first half of 2002, up 33% over the first half of 2001

Broadband Satellite Still Healthy?
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

Northern Sky Research expects the broadband satellite market to stay afloat, but sees significant challenges in wake of telecom crash

360networks Still Deferring
News Wire Feed | 7/16/2002

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

Orchestream Admits Accounting Error
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Update: shares delisted from Nasdaq; plans to lay off about 60; spots improperly booked revenues of £2.7M in 2001 and £0.9M in 1Q02

AT&T Targets Local Phone Market
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

AT&T plans to offer residential local phone service in New Jersey later this summer; Pennsylvania could be next

Ericsson Hires Two Services Execs
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Ericsson names Gowton Achaibar to head North American Services operations, Toby Seay to lead AT&T Wireless customer account team

Bookham EVOA Passes Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Bookham Technology's 4-channel Electronic Variable Optical Attenuator (EVOA) has completed and passed the Telcordia qualification test

Amkor, IBM Flip Chips
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

IBM announces next-gen Surface Laminar Circuit 'flip chip' packaging technology; Amkor and IBM to coordinate flip chip offerings

OnFiber Boosts Revenues in 1H02
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

OnFiber reports strong growth in first half 2002; monthly recurring revenue increases nearly 400 percent

Trio Teams on Digital Video
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Optical Solutions, VideoTele.com, and Myrio launch one-stop solution for switched digital video delivery over fiber

Westwave Names Top Execs
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Ex-Cisco exec Michael Jeye named prez & CEO; Thom Baker made VP of marketing; Westwave founder Dave Ehreth becomes chairman & CTO

OpsiTech Improves Testing
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

OpsiTech expands measurement and test capability, enabling its products to be tested for compliance with the Telcordia standard

Terabeam Acquires Harmonix
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Terabeam adds millimeter wave radio to its broadband wireless stable, broadening its product portfolio beyond free space optics

LanOptics Ups EZchip Stake
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

LanOptics signs agreement with Apax Partners to increase its equity interest in EZchip Technologies from 57% to approximately 66%

Qwest Gets Bids on Directory
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Qwest Communications has received multiple bids on QwestDex, its directory publishing business

MPLS Forum Makes Gains
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

MPLS Forum announces further MPLS implementation gains; Technical Committee accepts four key documents for final ballot

HyperTransport Names 11 Members
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

HyperTransport Technology Consortium announces 11 new members; Cavium Networks, NVIDIA, SiPackets and Xilinx unveil HT products

Equant Helps KPNQwest Customers
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Equant ensures Eurotaxglass network continuity during KPNQwest's financial turbulence

Foundry Wins in Singapore
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

SP Telecommunications utilizes Foundry Networks' switches to provide broadband services in Singapore through PowerLine Communications

Alcatel Enhances Net Management
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Alcatel unifies and simplifies management using PolicyView with 'One-Touch QoS' and WebView Web-based manager for its Omni family

C&W Intros IP VPN QoS
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Cable & Wireless launches secure network-based IP-VPN QoS solution, leveraging MPLS to provide robust classes of service and scalability

Infineon Intros 4-Line Framer
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Infineon introduces QuadFALC V2, a 4-line T1/E1/J1 framer and LIU component with small footprint and low power consumption

Yankee Takes on Edge Routing
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Yankee Group reports that IP service creation, advances in MPLS, and the continued growth of Internet traffic drive demand for edge routers

Ex-Alcatel Division Becomes C2V
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Alcatel Optronics Netherlands is relaunched as C2V, independently owned and financially backed by Greenfield Capital Partners

Marconi Sells Applied Technologies
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

3i acquires Marconi's Applied Technologies division, producer of RF microwave and imaging components and subsystems, for £57M

Telus Lays Off 6,000
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

In order to cut about 6,000 jobs, Telus will close some customer contact centers and most retail stores in Alberta and British Columbia

Sprint Trims Global Markets Group
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Sprint announces cuts in the Global Markets Group, including decommissioning of select DSL markets and laying off 1,100 employees

Pipex Picks Redback
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

UK ISP Pipex will use Redback’s SmartEdge 800 Router and SMS 10000 for consumer/SOHO DSL rollout

Interoute Buys Ebone
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Interoute acquires the principle assets of the Ebone network from KPNQwest subsidiaries in receivership

Intel Licenses Rambus RaSer
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Rambus licenses its RaSer serial link technology to Intel for Ethernet applications

Alcatel Wins SBC Broadband Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Multiyear contract with SBC Communications for Fiber-to-the-User solution begins broadband passive optical network in San Francisco

NetCologne Deploys Cisco Gear
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

NetCologne creates national multiservice cable network and IP backbone with Cisco technology to deliver Cable TV, VOIP, IP access

EXi Repairs Ciena Lines
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Ciena picks EXi Telecoms as service partner for first-line maintenance support to complement Ciena's own support operations

Cavium Boosts Security
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2002

Cavium Networks introduces the Nitrox Plus family of multiservice security processors

Ciena Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Ciena streamlines its development groups to facilitate product integration and operational efficiency

Alcatel Builds H3G's DWDM Backbone
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

H3G turns to Alcatel to build DWDM/SDH backbone and multiservice transmission platform in Italy to support UMTS mobile communications

Terahertz Unveils Latest Polymer
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Terahertz Photonics' Truemode Backplane polymer enables high-speed optical interconnections in high-performance switch systems

Coventor Intros MEMS Switch
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Coventor unveils its low-loss MEMS switch development platform at the IMS 2002 Conference and Exhibit in Seattle

Integra Telecom Gets $22M
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Funding comes from shareholders, Bank of America, Bank of New York, Boston Ventures, CIT Group, GE Capital, Nautic Partners, and others

WorldCom Stiffs Shareholders
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

WorldCom decides not to pay the July 15 dividend of $0.60 per share on MCI Group common stock

KPN Drops KPNQwest
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

The foundation 'Customer Support KPNQwest,' co-founded by KPN, supported KPNQwest's network for six weeks but will stop tonight

NP Photonics Gets Compliant MEMS
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

NP Photonics acquires Parvenu Inc., which had previously acquired Solus Micro Technologies' Compliant MEMS (CMEMS) technology

Ionas and Cisilias Merge
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Foundry and passive component producer Ionas unites with EDWA developer Cisilias to form NKT Integration AS

SVP Offers Fiber Course
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Silicon Valley Photonics and UC Berkeley will hold a two-day course introducing the fundamentals of optical fiber and fiber optic devices

ADC Names Cable Biz Prez
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Hilton Nicholson, recently VP and GM of Lucent's Core Switching and Routing Division, becomes president of ADC's IP Cable Business Unit

SiPackets Joins HyperTransport Group
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

SiPackets has been elected to the HyperTransport Consortium as a Promoter Member, gaining a seat on the board of directors

Tyco Picks Xanoptix MT Ferrule
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2002

Xanoptix announces Tyco Electronics as licensee for high fiber count MT ferrule, for use in its fiber optic cable assemblies

Juniper Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Posts net revenue of $117.0M, slightly higher than analysts' expectations, for a pro forma net income of $421,000 ($0.00 per share)

Terabeam Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Terabeam Corp. plans to reduce staff in all areas of the company by about 20% over the next three months

AOI Intros 1310nm Analog Lasers
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

From Sugar Land, TX, (just down the Gumdrop Path from Big Rock Candy Mountain, UT) Applied Optoelectronics unveils three new lasers

CyOptics Makes Zia's InP Wafers
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

CyOptics to provide Indium Phosphide foundry services to Zia Laser; Zia to sell 1310nm lasers to CyOptics for 10-GigE applications

Continuum Wins $14M
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Continuum Photonics raises over $14 Million in second round of financing, led by Flagship Ventures and Prism Venture Partners

Teem Passes Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Teem’s Metro EDWA optical amplifier series meets Telcordia standards

Alcatel Optronics Sells Dutch Operations
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Alcatel Optronics completes the sale of its non-telecom MEMS and Planar design software activities to new entity, called C2V

Bookham Shipping Attenuator
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Its 4-channel EVOA has passed the Telcordia GR1221 program and has been approved for use by a major network system manufacturer

Korea Telecom Upgrades With Juniper
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Korea Telecom will deploy Juniper Networks M20 Internet Routers throughout its national high-speed backbone network

Arrowhead Buys Pangea Assets
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

To acquire Pangea's fiber network and telecom equipment from Nortel in the Swedish ring connecting Stockholm, Oslo, and Copenhagen

ETSI Tests IPv6
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

ETSI hosts the third IPv6 interoperability testing event in the South of France from September 23-27

Redback Posts Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Net revenue was $40.1 million; GAAP net loss was $0.40 per share, compared to a loss of $0.23 in fiscal Q1 2002 and $3.26 in Q2 2001

Xtera Wins Raman Patent
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

U.S. Patent No. 6,239,902 relating to Raman amplification has been jointly awarded to Xtera Communications and the University of Michigan

Swedes Subscribe to Scientific Atlanta
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Sweden's largest cable operator, com hem, selects Scientific-Atlanta's Prisma G10 CMTS, designed and developed by Juniper

Juniper to Ericsson to Telia
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2002

Ericsson will deliver IP core backbone routers based on the new Juniper Networks T640 Internet Routing Node for Telia expansion

Infonetics: Money's in Metro
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

European service provider router/switch expenditures grow from $1.5B to $4.5B by 2006; optical grows from $3.1B to $6.3B, says Infonetics report

Kagoor Enhances VoiceFlow
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Kagoor Networks announces VOIP demarcation solution, aiming to bridge the enterprise-to-carrier networking gap

Optimer Photonics Grabs $5.5M
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Optimer Photonics closes series A round with funding from Mitsubishi Corp., Primaxis Technology Ventures, and Battelle

Brazil Picks Lightscape's XDM
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Brazil's CTBC Telecom selects ECI Telecom's Lightscape Networks' XDM for DWDM network backbone connecting major Brazilian cities

Shareholders OK AT&T/Comcast Merger
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

The merger is proceeding on schedule, as both Comcast and AT&T shareholders approve restructuring proposals

TeraConnect Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Michael Demeo, formerly regional sales manager at Agere, becomes TeraConnect's vice president of sales

WorldCom Runs the Internet
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Uh oh. Troubled WorldCom controls the most Internet bandwidth, connections, and revenue, says TeleGeography report

Maxima Adds Ex-Nortel Exec to Board
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Former Nortel VP Dr. Parviz Tayebati joins board of directors of free space optics company Maxima

Qwest Under Criminal Investigation
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

US Attorney's office in Denver notifies Qwest of criminal investigation, but does not disclose the subject matter

FCC Stands Up for Its Rules
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

CompTel president applauds FCC's petition for rehearing of DC Circuit court decision

Canarie Picks Juniper
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Canadian Network for the Advancement of Research, Industry and Education selects Juniper M-series routers for CA*net 4 backbone

Brazil's Eletronorte Picks RAD
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

RAD's multiservice access platform selected by Brazilian energy company for 1,600km-long SDH network

Nortel Responds to S&P
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Nortel fears that getting cut from the S&P 500 and S&P 100 indices may have a short-term impact on its investors

Fibertech Lays Fiber in Hartford
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Fibertech Networks completes 128-mile Hartford, Conn., fiber optic network, with 20 on-net buildings and more than 172,300 business lines

Chunghwa Picks Redback
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom selects Redback’s SmartEdge 800 router to enable scalable and reliable VPN services

EU OKs Telia/Sonera Merger
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Based on a number of commitments agreed by the Swedish and Finnish telecom giants, the European Commission approves their merger

ADC Lowers Q3 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

ADC expects sales in the range of $235M to $245M, plans to lower breakeven point via plant closings, layoffs, and increased outsourcing

Comcast Lays Fiber in Jersey
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Comcast completes fiber optic cable upgrade in New Jersey's southern Ocean County

Sonera Picks Nokia D500
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Sonera buys Nokia D500 multiservice access platform and technical support for next-gen broadband access rollout in Finland

Telcordia Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Telcordia appoints Matthew J. Desch as CEO; former chief Richard C. Smith, Jr. named vice chairman of the board of directors

OMD In Administration
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2002

Richard Hill and Peter Rilett of KPMG in Bristol have been appointed joint administrators of Optical Micro Devices

PMC-Sierra Ships PHYs
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

PMC-Sierra ships second-gen CMOS physical layer devices for Gigabit Ethernet transceivers and multigigabit serial backplanes

Group Telecom Gets Extension
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

GT Group Telecom granted extension to bankruptcy court protection in the US

Proximion Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Proximion Fiber Optics expands worldwide sales efforts with appointment of former Ericsson and Honeywell exec John Buie as sales VP

Covad Seeks Line Sharing Review
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Covad files brief to support FCC's request for further review of line sharing decision

TTI Wins in Trinidad and Tobago
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago selects TTI Telecom's service assurance solution for multi-technology network

Verizon Launches LD in NJ
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

The addition of New Jersey boosts Verizon's total long-distance coverage to 44 states

Zhone Acquires Vpacket
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Zhone Technologies continues expansion with acquisition of Vpacket Communications, a developer of packet voice/data solutions

Yipes Finds E-xpedient Partnership
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Yipes Enterprise Services partners with E-xpedient Networks to expand scalable Ethernet services to South Florida, Boston, and Pittsburgh

StockerYale Opens Maryland Facility
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

StockerYale brings Maryland specialty optical fiber facility online to produce high-performance select cut-off single-mode fiber

Occam Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Occam Networks brings in former Nishan CFO Howard M. Bailey

Moody's Slashes Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Alcatel's long term debt credit rating downgraded by Moody's

Tellabs, Turin Team With Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Tellabs, Turin, and Telcordia to jointly fund the development of Sonet virtual concatenation feature within the Telcordia OSS

Yipes Strikes Back, Grabs $40.8M
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Yipes Enterprise Services, with all the assets of Yipes Communications, closes $40.8M funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners

BT Picks Lucent
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

BT selects Lucent as services and support partner in five-year contract, potentially worth as much as $50M

WorldCom Revises Statement
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

WorldCom gives the SEC a revision to its description of the facts and circumstances relating to its accounting scandal

Telmex Picks Ciena
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Ciena LightWorks architecture selected by Telefonos de Mexico as intelligent optical networking solution for next-generation network

Juniper Wins in China, Europe
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Juniper sells ERX edge routers to China Telecom, M-series core routers to European Web hosting company 1&1 Internet

GlobalX Sees Turnaround
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Global Crossing exceeds 2002 operating plan targets, as IP data traffic grows and global network performance peaks

Pioneer Likes GMPLS
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Pioneer Consulting's latest study finds GMPLS decreases opex and capex and increases revenue for network operators

West Bay Targets US Sales
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

West Bay Semiconductor expands US sales network, signing sales agreement with Texas-based Quad State Sales and Marketing

Oluma Passes Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 7/9/2002

Oluma's Optical Signal Sensor passes Telcordia tests, providing near-zero insertion loss and compact footprint

Tarifica: Margins or Bust
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

Research by Tarifica highlights the fact that telecoms have consistently failed to manage margins satisfactorily

Sundt Blasts EU Regulation
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

EU regulation is a bottleneck for broadband investment, warns Telekom Austria CEO Heinz Sundt; Dr. Leo concurs

Ample Gets Ample Funding
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

$21M second round, led by CenterPoint Ventures and Rho Ventures, launches Ample Communications

C&W Completes MPLS Network
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

Cable & Wireless completes U.S. coast-to-coast deployment of OC192 running MPLS

Telia Purchases KPNQwest Assets
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

Telia International Carrier expands its Viking Network by acquiring the French and Italian assets of KPNQwest

C-COR to Acquire Philips Broadband
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

C-COR.net agrees to purchase Philips Broadband Networks for a cash payment of about €80M, plus the assumption of certain liabilities

Level 3 Raises $500M
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

Level 3 to sell $500M worth of junior convertible subordinated notes to Longleaf Partners Funds, Berkshire Hathaway, and Legg Mason

TriCN Unveils SerDes
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

TriCN’s SPI-4.2 I/O interface technology acts as a fully digital SerDes, supporting NPFSI, SFI, and SPI standards

ClearPath Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

ClearPath Networks names Damian Chmelar as VP of sales

NeoPhotonics Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

NeoPhotonics appoints Jane Li, former marketing and sales director at Corning, as VP of sales and business development

BTexact Inoculates Networks
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

From the folks who created communications networks based on fruit flies, comes network security inspired by the mammalian immune system

IDT Intros ICs
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

IDT's enhanced integrated communications processors target wireless access points and Gigabit Ethernet switching markets

Mysticom, Optillion Team on 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

Mysticom and Optillion demonstrate reliable and complete 10-Gbit/s Ethernet communications link

ECI Appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

ECI Telecom names Giora Bitan, former Giza Venture Capital GP, as executive VP and CFO

In-Stat Surveys Home Networkers
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

In-Stat/MDR sees home networking evolving beyond the early adopter to an 'early majority'

PacketLight Names Board Member
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

PacketLight Networks names Robert L. Barron, the CEO, president and chairman of the board of LightCross, to its board of directors

RAD Wires Korean Railway
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

RAD to supply SDH access solution connecting central and local stations for Korean government railway

Mindspeed Launches Miro
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

First in Mindspeed's family of communications convergence processors to bridge wireless and wireline networks for voice transport

IntelCore Becomes Verrillon
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

With the name change, the specialty optical fiber company also moves into new, larger facility

BFi Optilas Unveils VBG-Based Widget
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

Introduces an integrated CWDM module based on volume Bragg grating technology from PD-LD

Qwest Makes Changes
News Wire Feed | 7/8/2002

Oren G. Shaffer has joined Qwest as vice chairman and CFO; company reorganized into consumer, business, and wholesale divisions

TranSwitch Warns
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

TranSwitch expects second quarter net revenues of approximately $4.5M

Marconi, HP Target Latin America
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

HP and Marconi team to broaden offerings for enhanced IT solutions in Latin America

Chunghwa Tests Nortel VOIP
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

Trial successfully connects Nortel's VOIP gear with Chunghwa Telecom's public switched telephone networks and mobile networks

Scientific-Atlanta Axes 1300
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

Scientific-Atlanta reorgs operations in Juarez, Mexico, eliminating the 30% of the factory's employees who work the third shift

VPN Prices Vary Widely, Says BRC
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

BRC report reveals huge discrepancies in prices charged for international IP VPN and frame relay

COLT Deutschland Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

COLT Telecom Deutschland chooses Cisco 12000 Series routers for nationwide backbone upgrade

Xebeo Hires Kalampoukas
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

Xebeo extends its dominance in the funny-name market with the appointment of Dr. Lampros Kalampoukas as CTO

Qwest Denies DOJ Investigation
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

Qwest Communications responds to Wall Street Journal's report of Justice Department investigation

Transmode, Net Insight Team on Metro
News Wire Feed | 7/5/2002

Net Insight and Transmode collaborate to optimize fiber utilization in existing metro infrastructure via joint-marketed solution

Protodel Promotes Polarizer
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2002

Introduces the smallest in-line fiber optic polarizer in the world, ever!

SURFnet Connects With EuroFiber
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2002

EuroFiber will supply fiber-optic networks to SURFnet, the Dutch network for higher education and research

Terabeam Wins DOD Contract
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2002

TeraHertz Operational Reachback (THOR) program has been set up to find new ways to handle the DOD's growing data needs

Zettacom, Xilinx Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2002

Complete interoperability testing between ZettaCom's ZSF Terabit Switch Fabric and Xilinx Virtex FPGAs

FLAG Telecom to Reorg
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2002

Believes it can emerge from Chapter 11 and related proceedings by September 2002 with its global network intact

Appian Unveils 'Virtual Ethernet Rings'
News Wire Feed | 7/4/2002

Upgrades its gear to enable carriers to offer Ethernet VPNs over Sonet/SDH infrastructure

Alcatel Wins Telmex Contract
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Will upgrade 1,000 existing switches, paving the way for new access platforms, softswitches, media gateways

Lumenon Tries Full Automation
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Lumenon Innovative Lightwave begins beta testing ATS Automation Tooling Systems' Flexsys 2000 automated Planar Lightwave Tester

Lucent Authenticates Irish Telcom
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Lucent supplies NavisRadius authentication server and supporting services to Eircom for business IP services network upgrade

Indonesia Uses Telcordia Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Telcordia's Call Agent to be the first softswitch in Indonesia, as Syspol works to integrate it into PT Telkom's VOIP project

Centillium Uses MIPS Cores
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Centillium Communications to use MIPS Technologies' 4K family of 32-bit processor cores

Nokia Intros IP Clustering
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

IP clustering technology adds active session fail-over and dynamic load balancing features to Nokia's IP security platforms

IDT Bids for WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

IDT Corp. makes offer to acquire WorldCom's MFS and Brooks Fiber units and MCI long distance units for around $5B total

Axsys Intros Weld System
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Axsys Technologies introduces and ships first double-ended laser weld attachment system

Alcatel Comments on Liquidity
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Alcatel points to its €4B cash on hand against a net debt of €2B, as S&P and Moody's put the firm under negative credit watch

360networks Defers Again
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

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

Fiberlogix Launches Fiber
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Fiberlogix introduces a High Gain fiber for Raman amplifier applications

Bookham Makes Two Fabs Redundant
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Bookham Technology to close manufacturing facilities in Maryland, U.S. and Swindon, U.K., concentrating production in Milton and Caswell, U.K.

Sysmelec Rolls Out Robot
News Wire Feed | 7/3/2002

Sysmelec intros a new version of its high-precision assembly robot Autoplace 411, which complies with cleanroom class 10 requirements

Xebeo Gets Rusty
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Xebeo appoints Leonard Rusty Renkel as vice president of manufacturing, Kevin P. Jones as VP of sales and marketing

Mitsubishi, Optillion Team on 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Mitsubishi Electric and Optillion exceed 10-Gigabit Ethernet standards and interoperability test with their Xenpak transceivers

Digital Lightwave Expands Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Digital Lightwave announces handheld and ultra-compact optical testing product series

Optical Solutions Wins FTTH Deal
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Baldwin Telecom of western Wisconsin implements FTTH technology from Optical Solutions

Plexus Produces Xebeo Gear
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Xebeo Communications enters multi-year manufacturing deal with Plexus Corp. for delivery of its MetroBridge optical networking product line

VC Action in Europe Grows
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

First half of 2002 sees €3.6B in venture capital investment in Europe, reversing a trend of quarter-by-quarter decline

Brazil Telecom Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Brazil Telecom signs two-year deal with Alcatel for the enlargement and evolution of its intelligent network platform

Sprint Launches Tenant Services
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Sprint introduces Sprint Tenant Services, a post-collocation services solution via a nationwide agreement with SiteMaster

IP Infusion Adds IS-IS
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

IP Infusion enhances its ZebOS Advanced Routing Suite with intermediate-system-to-intermediate-system (IS-IS) support

Bivio, Xilinx Team on IP Services
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Bivio Networks teams with Xilinx to deliver gigabit-speed carrier-class IP service platform

Lucent Launches IP Service Router
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Lucent Technologies unveils next-generation IP service router for deployment of managed IP services to enterprise customers

AFS Rings Cleveland
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

American Fiber Systems' Cleveland, Ohio dark-fiber network is now operational

Spirent Sees Revenues Improved
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Spirent PLC expects to report a modest improvement in revenues in the first half of 2002 compared with the second half of 2001

Interoute Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Interoute selects Cisco 12400 Series and Catalyst 6500 switches for high-speed MPLS-based pan-European IP network

Juniper Acquires Unisphere
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

It's official: Juniper Networks completes acquisition of Siemens' Unisphere Networks subsidiary

Oki Intros 40-Gig Modulator
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Oki Optical Components brings new electro-absorption modulated laser module (EML) to 40-Gbit/s applications

DT Deploys Alcatel Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Alcatel's Lambda Gate, a highly scalable multiservice crossconnect, under deployment by Deutsche Telekom

Verizon Deploys Packet Switches
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Verizon intros voice transmission over packet switching provided by Nortel Networks, positioning network to provide advanced services

Tylite Intros Fiber Ethernet Design
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Has developed a fiber optic system design that provides Internet and broadcast video services over an Ethernet fiber network

Radcom Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Expects revenues for Q2 ended June 30 to be between $3.0 and $3.1 million, lower than the previous guidance of $4.0 to 4.5 million

360networks Gets More Time
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of NY has extended to July 15 the company's period to submit a reorganization plan

RAD Data Wins in Colombia
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2002

Colombia’s Promitel has deployed a fiber optic last-mile solution from RAD Data Communications in its newly inaugurated MANs

SBC Exhorts FCC on Broadband
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Urges FCC to create positive regulatory environment to spur investment and consumer demand for broadband services

NGK Creates US Sales Arm
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

NGK Insulators forms a US company, NGK Electronics USA, to handle sales and marketing of optical parallel interconnects and fiber arrays

Stockholders Sue WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Surprise! Johnson & Perkinson files class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of WorldCom stock

AT&T Announces Financing Actions
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

In three separate actions, AT&T takes steps toward new bank facility, renews A/R securitization facility, registers $7B in notes

C&W Unharmed by Injunction
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Customers of Cable & Wireless' Exodus service will not be affected by latest Akamai legal manuever

FirstEnergy Manages Corning's Utilities
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Public utility holding company signs service agreement with Corning for energy management services in the U.S.

Agere Debuts Modulator Chip
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Agere Systems introduces integrated 10-Gbit/s clocked modulator driver chip for high-performance metro and long-haul optical networks

AT&T Sells HQ
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

AT&T sells its New Jersey headquarters facility to Pharmacia for $200M, plans to consolidate offices in other existing locations

Verizon Names Sales Director
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Verizon Wireless names Marla Goodwyn director of sales for southern California

ISoftel Acquires Amoeba
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

India-based iSoftel Telecommunications to acquire performance management solutions provider Amoeba Telecom Ltd.

CMOS Micro Intros CAM Core
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

CMOS Micro Device's 400MHz Ternary CAM core now available for licensing

StockerYale Preannounces Q2
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Company postpones earnings report from July 29 to August 6, to give it time to replace Arthur Anderson as its auditor

AFC Honcho Addresses IEC
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

AFC Chairman, President, and CEO John Schofield to give keynote address to the International Engineering Consortium's Executive Institute

WorldCom 'Explains' to SEC
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

As requested, WorldCom gives the SEC a 'detailed explanation' of its financial malfeasance; WCOME to be delisted from Nasdaq

Tellium Preannounces Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Tellium sees a pro forma loss per share of $0.38 to $0.42 on estimated revenues of $3.0M

Savvis Grabs $20M
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Savvis secures $20M equity funding from Constellation Ventures, bringing investment total to $178M

Sanmina Buys 3rd Alcatel Facility
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Sanmina-SCI concludes acquisition of three of Alcatel's European manufacturing facilities with takeover of factory in Toledo, Spain

BellSouth Repurchases $2B Stock
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

BellSouth will repurchase up to $2B of its outstanding common stock over the next 18 months

Verizon Offers Service in Maine
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Verizon begins offering long-distance service in Maine, introduces one bill for both Verizon and Verizon Wireless nationwide

Survey: Britain Lags in Broadband
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2002

Denmark and Germany are leading Europe in terms of households connecting to the Internet via broadband

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