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Lucent Promotes Kritzmacher
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

... which is still legal in the state of N.J.

FBR Expands Coverage
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co. initiates coverage of Ciena, Juniper, and Lucent with Underperform ratings

Component Insights Has Some
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

Announces ProteOSS Integration Product Suite, a frameworks solution for telecommunications industry providers

Teleglobe 'Revectors' 450 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

To eliminate approximately 20 percent of its workforce and take a Q3 restructuring charge of $70 million to $90 million

Fitch Cuts Corning
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

Fitch has lowered Corning's senior unsecured debt to A- from A, the convertible preferred stock to BBB+ from A-

MFN Secures Vendor Financing
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

Has executed a commitment letter for $235 million of vendor financing

Advanced Lighting Has WDM Filter
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

Company also announced a new product for the metro market, its IsoPower Fiber Collimator

OSI Fibercomm Ships 10-Gig Chip
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2001

Introduces 10-Gbit/s indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) photodetector

Terabeam Enters Dallas
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Dallas will be the third US market to receive Terabeam's free-space optics service

Tellabs Sues Riverstone
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Tellabs: We sued first!

Intel Outlines Cost Reduction
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Ways for businesses to reduce their infrastructure costs while supporting ever-increasing demands for performance and bandwidth

Japanese School Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

The University of Tsukuba has selected Nortel Networks to build the first university optical network in Japan

Opnet Joins Juniper Group
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Has joined the Juniper Networks IP OSS Alliance (IOA) program

Stratos Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

The net loss for the first quarter on a pro forma basis was $3.7 million, or $0.06 per share

Sichuan Unicom Selects Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Alcatel has signed a $20 million contract with Sichuan Unicom for transmission network expansion

Report: China Transport Thriving
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

China's optical transport market is on track to reach $1.9 billion for the full year, according to a recent report by RHK

Corning to Layoff 1000 More
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Company says fiber shipments will decline in second half

Riverstone Sues Tellabs
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Alleges Tellabs failed to make its minimum purchases pursuant to the Strategic Alliance Agreement between Riverstone and Tellab

Nortel Runs Ring Around Brazil
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Nortel Networks delivers 3,000-kilometer, 10-Gbit/s optical ring for Brazil's Embratel

Sorrento Intros Automation Ware
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

Sorrento Networks introduces TeraConfigurator software to simplify carrier optical network planning and design

Tropic Names Sales Boss
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2001

David Grimes hired as the Company's new senior vice president of sales and marketing

Chastelet Joins Fiberspace Board
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Digital Lightwave's chairman, president, and CEO, Gerry Chastelet, has been elected to the board of directors for Fiberspace

Redback Hires DeNuccio
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Former senior Cisco executive Kevin DeNuccio has joined Redback Networks as president and chief executive officer

Acorn Ships Widget, Picks CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Announces delivery of its genFlow OC48c traffic management co-processor; Eric Broockman named president and CEO

Cogent, Allied Riser to Merge
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Companies have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of ARC by Cogent

Xanoptix Goes With Mapics
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Mapics Inc. announces software license and professional services agreements with Xanoptix

Cable Spans Pacific
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Japanese expected to embrace Doogie Howser reruns

Sphera Unveils Trading Scheme
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Sphera's MetroHub solution provides a delivery mechanism for traded long-haul bandwidth

Mindspeed Passes Ethertest
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Conexant subsidiary demos feasibility of Xaui 10-Gig Ethernet technology and interoperability with Blaze and Alvesta optical modules

AIFOtec Makes a Switch
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

AIFOtec 1x2 fiber optic switch is designed for use in configurable add/drops using singlemode fiber

Alcatel Helps Storm Storm US
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Storm Telecommunications extends its pan-European network to the US with the Alcatel 1000 International Gateway Exchange

Navini Nabs $51 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

New round of financing for broadband technology startup was led by Sternhill Partners

Peribit Borrows From Biology
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Methods used to decode the human genome reveal that more than 70 to 90 percent of WAN traffic is littered with repetitive data

MEMS Gains Momentum
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Sales of MEMS for use in optical networking will rise from $67M in 2001 to $2.3B in 2005, according to Cahners In-Stat

ITF Pumps It Up
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

ITF Optical Technologies launches its All-FiberT 980 nm Polarization Pump Combiner

Siemens, AT&T Expand Agreement
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Siemens expands global network outsourcing agreement with AT&T to include North America

Lucent Hires Some Management
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Global trade management firm Vastera enters into $25 million agreement with Lucent Technologies to manage its trade operations

Ex-Bay CEO Joins Atrica Board
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Former Bay Networks CEO Andy Ludwick joins Atrica board of directors

Baynet Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Peter Sakurai named director of international sales

Pangea Wins Swedish Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Has secured a contract to supply high-capacity network infrastructure to Tiscali Sweden

Optillion Appoints a CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2001

Lars Carlson joins the company from XponCardGroup (formerly Graphium) where he was CFO

Finisar Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Revenues for Q1 2002 of $34.2 million were in line with expectations, up 26% from Q1 2001 but down sequentially by 35%

Comcast Lights Detroit Building
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

To provide high-speed Internet access via Comcast's fiber optic service, as well as Web hosting and other data services

FTTH Council Convenes
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Fiber-to-the-Home Council elects eight members to its board of directors at its first meeting

Pooling Point Provider Picks Perone
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

LighTrade Inc. announces the appointment of Kathleen Perone as its chief executive officer

Onetta Has Moved
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Moves into new 52,000-square-foot corporate headquarters to increase production capabilities and accommodate business growth

Power X Unmasks Interface
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Fully validated interface for the Intel IXP1200 network processor reduces development time for intelligent, multiservice platforms

FiberCity Offers Bargain DWDM
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

FiberCity Networks launches breakthrough metro DWDM system built for less than 10 percent of the cost of other systems

Kennedy Lands at Openwave
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Kevin Kennedy, former senior VP at Cisco Systems, joins Openwave today as COO

Qwest Allies With Loudcloud
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Qwest Communications and Loudcloud form strategic alliance to deliver full suite of managed Web hosting services

IntelliSense Picks a President
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

David Hill has been appointed president of IntelliSense Corp., a subsidiary of Corning Inc.

Newport Awarded Patent
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Newport Corp. granted second patent on core technology to enhance semiconductor equipment manufacturing

Ex-JDSU Boss Joins Nova Board
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Charles J. Abbe, former president and COO of JDS Uniphase Corp., has joined the Nova Crystals board of directors

KMI Has Good News, Bad News
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Reports see fiber deployment slowing significantly over the next two to three years; optical crossconnect system sales flourishing

Yankee Likes Fixed Wireless
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

MMDS fixed wireless is finally gaining momentum as a viable last-mile technology, according to recent Yankee Group study

Zhone Buys Nortel Technology
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2001

Establishes customer base, market share, and technology portfolio with addition of Nortel's AccessNode/Universal Edge 9000 products

Velio, Alvesta Interoperate
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Have completed interoperability testing between Alvesta’s parallel optical transceivers and Velio’s grooming switch devices

Exar Extends Reach
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Multichannel T1/E1/J1 line interface units support both long- and short-haul

Cogent Debuts in LA
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Launches service to customers in Los Angeles, part of planned 20-city rollout

OCP Ships Transponders
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Optical Communication Products launches compact OC48 optical transponder product families

Accelerant Adds to Team
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Jeff Sonntag named chief technical officer; Ken Molitor, vice president of operations

Ocular Selects Vertel Software
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Vertel ETS product suite integrated into Optical Service Xchange product line

In-Stat: Fiber to Flourish
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

In-Stat predicts fiber optic to be bright spot in future of network cabling

Crossbeam Launches App Platform
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Platform enables large data centers to deploy network-based services at speeds from 400 Mbit/s up

Finance Firm Hires Yipes
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

New York-based Refco Group is now using Yipes' optical IP networks for Web-based trades

Acterna Adds to TestPad
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Acterna adds scripting feature to improve field testing of optical and access networks

Ciena Names Legal Chief
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

Russell Stevenson has joined the company as senior vice president and general counsel

Network Elements Unveils 'MiniPHY'
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2001

The MiniPHY-300, a 10-gigabit, 300-pin optical networking module for use in DWDM, Sonet, and 10-Gig Ethernet optical switching apps

SwitchCore Names New CEO, Cuts Costs
News Wire Feed | 8/24/2001

Henric Isacsson replaces Per Andersson

EXFO to Acquire Tester Vendor
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Agrees to buy Avantas Networks Corp. for stock and cash worth $65 million

ADC Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Q3 sales of $548 million and pro forma loss per share of $0.05

Semrock Opens New HQ
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Announces the opening of its 16,000-square-foot headquarters facility near Baltimore

Cisco Announces Reorg
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

New organizational structure includes 11 technology groups

Germans Certify Oplink in China
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Oplink's Zhuhai, China, manufacturing center has successfully achieved ISO 9001:2000 registration by TUV Suddeutschland

Telseon Wins Metro Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

INYC, a national broadband access solution provider, has chosen the Telseon Gig-E network to provide high-speed metro connectivity

Plaintree Posts Quarterlies
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Product revenue in Q1 2002 of $542,971 was up 25.9% from $431,262 in Q4 2001; net loss was $0.02 per share

Lucent Offers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Company expects to return to profitability a quarter ahead of when it achieves positive operating cash flow in fiscal year 2002

Agere Regroups
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Agere Systems to reorganize business into two market-focused groups - infrastructure systems and client systems

Corning Gets More Russian Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Acquires minority stake in Transvok fiber optic cable plant

NYSE Drums Out General DataComm
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Company expects that its stock will be traded on the OTC Bulletin Board within the next few weeks

Nortel, Fujitsu Agree on Specs
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Have agreed on joint specifications for high-performance receiver devices for use in 10-Gbit/s optical communications products

Yankee Group: Unbundling Bites
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Report, "The Race to Win the Last Mile: Local Loop Unbundling Around the Globe," highlights shortcomings of LLU schemes

Cognigine Gets Another $10 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Investments from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Lucent, Wasserstein, and others bring Series B funding total to $22.5 million

Internet Climbs in Nielsens
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Edges out "Everybody Loves Raymond" for the third straight week

Cisco Completes AuroraNetics Buy
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

AuroraNetics develops 10-Gbit/s silicon technology for use in resilient packet rings

Xebeo Joins Metro Ethernet Forum
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Developer of carrier-class, service-aware switching platforms to collaborate on optical ethernet technology in metro area networks

Shareholders Sue Metromedia
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Stephen Garofalo, chairman and CEO, and Nicholas Tanzi, president and COO, accused of exaggerating Citibank's financial commitment

Level 3 Grabs Piece of Viatel
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Federal judge overseeing Viatel's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings approves Level 3's purchase of Viatel's transatlantic network

Tellabs Cuts 1000
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2001

Plans to reduce its worldwide work force by about 1,000 people, close two facilities, and further cut operating expenses

Lucent Goes After Bottom Feeders
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

You don't have to be a star...

CIR Looks at ILECs
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

New report examines optical strategies of the two largest US ILECs, SBC and Verizon

Dell'Oro: Router Market Rising
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

Ultra-high-end router market sales rise 16% in 2Q01; Cisco 12400 boosts market; Avici makes gains

F5 Moves Up
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

F5 Networks has displaced Nortel Networks for the number two position in the Layer 4/7 server load balancing switch and appliance market

Velocium Expands
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

New 50,000-square-foot building includes lab for design and test of high-performance indium phosphide telecommunication chips

Revenues Up (Losses, too) at Precision
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

Revenues for the fourth quarter were $1,447,011; Net loss was $1,339,169 or $0.13 per share

Australian Research Group Gets Grant
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

The Australian Photonics CRC has won $9.5M funding from the Commonwealth’s Major National Research Facilities Program

Unique Broadband Cuts Back
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

Restructuring measures include shutting down its Russian operations and reducing its transmission and waveguide divisions

Solectron to Buy Iphotonics
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

Solectron has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Iphotonics, a leading provider of core optical manufacturing services

Picolight Goes XAUI
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

Unveils 10-Gbit/s serial-to-XAUI shortwave fiber optic transceiver using a VCSEL

Infonetics Sums Things Up
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

Worldwide revenues for routers and switches totaled $2.06 billion in 2Q01; revenues for next-gen voice products totaled $143 million

Report: Optical Amp Demand Up
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2001

ElectroniCast study predicts the global consumption of optical fiber amplifiers will increase from $2.65B in 2000 to over $3.4B in 2005

Infineon Serves Switch on a Shingle
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

The PLB2224 is a highly integrated, 24+2G Ethernet switch-on-a-chip with embedded memory

Agilent Claims ASIC Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Embeds 16 multirate 3.125-Gbit/s SerDes channels in standard CMOS

NetSilicon Nets Less
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Reports a net loss for the second quarter of $2.3 million, or $0.16 per share, on revenues of $7.1 million

Sycamore's Q4 Is a Bit Syckly
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2001 were $50.9 million, compared with $90.4 million in the same period last year

Broadwing Allies With Telseon
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Broadwing enters strategic agreement with Telseon to expand optical network in top metro markets

Onex Announces Partnerships
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

ONEX Communications teams with industry leaders to deliver service-agile system silicon

Fujitsu Fires 500
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

FNC workforce reductions across North America will amount to about 500 employees, equivalent to about 15 percent

Cahners Spews Reports
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Cahners In-Stat Group announces the results of its Networking Quarterlies reports for the second quarter of 2001

Hitachi Kokusai Supports Zuma
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Hitachi Kokusai will provide third-party installation, maintenance, and repair services for Zuma Networks' LightReef products in Japan

FLAG Raises $300M for Asian Loop
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Has secured financing for FLAG North Asian Loop under a syndicated credit facility arranged by Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Yankees See Rosy Gig-E Future
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

The Yankee Group predicts Gigabit Ethernet will emerge as a complementary technology to next-generation Sonet

Agilent Post Results, Cuts 4,000 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

On orders of $1.3 billion and revenue of $1.8 billion for Q3, ended July 31, the company lost 24 cents per share

KVH OKs COO
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

KVH Industries has hired S. Joseph Bookataub as the company's new chief operating officer

Broadcom Samples Gig-E Chip
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Device features a choice of reduced-pin count SerDes or Serial Gigabit Media Independent Interfaces (SGMIIs)

Qwest Wins Web-Host Contract
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Will serve as the sole dedicated Web-hosting provider for DivXNetworks

Siemens to Light Central China
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2001

Sichuan Telecom has commissioned Siemens to supply a photonic network between the major cities of the central Chinese province of Sichuan

Report: Voice Driving IC Market
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Cahners In-Stat Group sees the need for voice-over-packet creating a growing market for ICs with voice processing capabilities

Unisphere Adds to China Presence
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Shandong Unicom builds out IP city network with Unisphere Networks’ ERX edge router

OpNet Has a Guru
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

OpNet joins with Comsof to announce new 'WDM Guru' product for optical network design

Zevenbergen Joins OMM
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Jody Zevenbergen, formerly at Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche, named chief financial officer

RouteScience Unveils Routing Scheme
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

RouteScience PathControl empowers enterprises and service providers to make Internet routing decisions at the network edge

ADVA Joins Extreme Team
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

ADVA has joined Extreme Networks' 'Go Purple' vendor partnering program for delivery of enterprise IP solutions

Princeton Optronics Gets $25M
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

St. Paul Venture Capital, Investor Growth Capital, Technology Venture Partners, and Intel Capital participate in second funding round

Xanoptix, Corning Demo Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Using Corning multimode fiber, Xanoptix successfully demonstrates its highly dense, 3.125-Gbit/s channel-speed transceiver

Motorola Unveils Services Platfiorm
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Combines system management, backplane communications, distributed storage, and multiprotocol packet architecture

Survey Shows VC Optimism
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

VCs expect the technology investing climate to stabilize and lead to more investment activity, according to Deloitte & Touche survey

Integrated Components to Boom
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

CIR report says the worldwide market for integrated optical components will grow from $13.4M in 2001 to $2.6B by 2005

Santera Scores Huge Round 3
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Switching startup has secured more than $110 million in its third round of funding, led by Redpoint Ventures

Riverstone Scores in Hong kong
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Hutchison Global Crossing will deploy Riverstone routers to create its metro network

RPR Alliance Expands
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Alcatel, Huawei Tech, and NEC Corp. have joined the Resilient Packet Ring Alliance

StockerYale Lowers Forecast
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Company now expects revenue growth for the third quarter to be flat to 5% higher over second quarter results

Aravox Scores $14M
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Global Crossing Ventures, the venture capital arm of Global Crossing Ltd., led the Series B round

Salira Closes $17M Round
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Softbank Venture Capital (SBVC) led the Series B financing round

Sigma Intros Metro Services
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Announces the first full line of wavelength services for the metropolitan area; to use Cisco equipment

Iolon Adds Execs
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Ephraim Suhir has been named VP of packaging and reliability; Saeid Aramideh, VP of product line management

Euro E-Business to Grow
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

According to an Infonetics report, European service providers will be focusing on hosting services

Équipe Announces 'Élite LifeCycle'
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Global Crossing DOD Contract Hits Snag
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

May have to be re-bid to address procedural issues in the procurement process

Celion Adds to Team
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Names Kevin Anthony VP of engineering, Peter Maguire VP of worldwide sales, and Clarel Thevenot VP of worldwide marketing

Dr. Cheng Joins E2O
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Julian Cheng, ex-Bell Labs, has joined the company as VP of research and development

Ai Metrix, Telution Have Solution
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2001

Companies team to offer a pre-integrated OSS and network activation solution

Vitesse Supports Good Grooming
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2001

Sonet/SDH chipset solution supports grooming of TDM signals from the optical core to the metro edge

Lucent Saves Its Credit
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2001

Has received the consent of its bank group to amend its credit facilities; Agere spinoff conditions amended

TranSwitch to Acquire Onex
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2001

The transaction has a total value of approximately $89 million

Alcatel Buys Tektronix Testers
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2001

Alcatel Optronics is using the Tektronix CSA8000 high-speed communication signal analyzer

Ditech Has a Rough Quarter
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2001

Revenues for its fiscal first quarter ended July 31 were $15.3M, down 65 percent from revenues of $43.5M in the same quarter last year

VSK Photonics Gets Busy
News Wire Feed | 8/17/2001

Opens new InP components facility; gets $6 million lease line from Lighthouse Capital Partners; has appointed John A. Creelman CFO

BTexact Launches Test Facility
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2001

To provide equipment vendors and service providers with testing and evaluation services previously only available within BT

FlexLight Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2001

Tom Madison, former US West Communications president, joins six existing members of the FlexLight Networks board

Ciena Reports on Q3
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2001

Third-quarter revenue of $458.1 million, adjusted net income of $0.17 per diluted share

Sanmina Certified
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2001

Completes TL9000 certification of all North American EMS manufacturing operations

New Focus Impaired
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2001

Has filed its Form 10-Q with the SEC and recorded an impairment charge of $241.6 million

Full Eclipse Suite Offered
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2001

Professional solutions provider offers services to accelerate time-to-market and reduce costs for optical vendors

Corning Announces Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2001

Approximately 450 hourly and salaried positions have been eliminated; another 450 employees have accepted 'voluntary separation' offers

Cogent Proceeds Apace
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

Cogent Communications surpasses 75 percent milestone to increase national backbone to 80 Gbit/s

IntelCore Scores $25 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

Second-round funding led by Tudor Ventures Group, with Technology Venture Partners, St. Paul Venture Capital, and Megunticook Management

RiverSoft Adds a ReSeller
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

NOCbuilder will integrate RiverSoft's solutions into its network consulting and software offerings

Music Sells Harmony
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

Music Semiconductors’ New Harmony 1M and 2M Ternary CAMs perform over 100 million packet searches per second

GTS Files a 10-Q
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

Rather than publish a separate earnings release, company files SEC form 10-Q for the three and six months ended June 30, 2001

Cisco Swings Taiwan Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

Chunghwa Telecom's HiNet selects Cisco next-generation Internet routers for its backbone network

MFN Reports Q2 Revenue Growth
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

Company reports a net loss of $205.2 million, or $0.34 per share, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001

Yankee Predicts Wave Service Growth
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

Yankee Group sees wavelength services revenue reaching almost $8 billion by 2005

Lightscape Lights Moscow
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2001

ECI Telecom company, Lightscape Networks, deploys its XDM optical platform in Moscow City Telephone Network

Confluent Names Business Boss
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Whitney Weller, formerly of Astral Point, is the new vice president of business development at Confluent Photonics

Paragon Goes to Brazil
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Opens new office in São Paolo; Celso Perrone hired as managing director for Brazil

Cinta Teams With ADC
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Cinta Networks selects ADC for installation and deployment of its WAVEJunction product family

Memscap Upgrades Toolkit
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Announces a new version of its MEMS Pro MEMS design tool suite

TelOptica Hires a VP
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Jude Fleet, former director of sales at Alcatel USA, appointed vice president of sales at TelOptica

Level 3 Makes a Sale
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Adelphia Communications purchases wavelengths from Level 3 along nine intercity routes

Exar Announces Access Devices
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Combine E3 and DS3 speeds with ATM and PPP (Point-to-Point) protocol support in one device

Atoga Chief Joins Siros Board
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Dr. Cuneyt Ozveren, chairman of the board, CEO, and founder of Atoga Systems has joined Siros Technologies' board of directors

LMG Tests Acousto-Optic Switch
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Light Management Group confirms performance results of testing of acousto-optic switch to conduct Internet provider traffic

Peregrine Cleans Its Room
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Clean room complete for Peregrine Semiconductor's 0.25 micron silicon-on-sapphire process

Boss Is Compliant
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

BrightLink Networks has been granted NEBS Level 3 certification for its BOSS 1000 optical switching system

Corning Announces Stock Offer
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

Offering 14,222,500 shares of its common stock at a price of $15.88 per share in an underwritten public offering

ONI Intros Design Software
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2001

New interactive design feature to enable carriers to plan, design, and extend "in-service" optical networks

Chang Changes Hats
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Milton Chang is leaving the board of New Focus to dedicate time to his new venture, Incubic

Native Networks, LuxN Demo Together
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

To demonstrate interoperability between their optical networking platforms at Opticon 2001

CyTerra Enters Its 'Nanophase'
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Launches nanophase materials development initiative; opens laboratory and acquires patents

LuxN Wins KMC Contract
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

KMC Telecom to purchase LuxN's WavSystem optical DWDM equipment

Azanda Adds to Marketing Team
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Names Greg Wolfson vice president of marketing, Steven Eliscu director of marketing

Ocular to Double Crossconnect
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

New Optical Service Xchange (OSX) release doubles crossconnect density and adds Ethernet-over-Sonet capabilities

Crosslayer Gets $6 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

First-round financing led by Alliance Ventures IV

VIPswitch Selects Agilent Tester
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Agilent's integrated 10-Gig Ethernet test tools to speed development and delivery of VIPswitch's carrier-class networking equipment

GCS Does InP HBT R&D
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Pure-play compound semiconductor foundry announces breakthrough in InP HBT process development

Interactive Silicon Raises $12.9M
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Castletop Capital and Techno Venture Management lead third-round funding

Ikanos Scores $25 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Developer of next-generation broadband silicon solutions closes Round C funding, led by Walden International

Alcatel Honcho Joins Cenix Board
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Dr. Krish Prabhu has served as COO of Alcatel and CEO of Alcatel Americas

Q-Optics Raises $11 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Communications infrastructure company closes Series A investment round, led by global private equity firm Warburg Pincus

West Bay Picks CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

West Bay Semiconductor names Victor Giacomin its chief financial officer

NEC Names CEO/Chair
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

NEC Eluninant Technologies names David Montanaro CEO and Chairman of the Board

LightPointe Links With Texas Instruments
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Strategic alliance enabling development of new Free-Space Optical (FSO™) technology

Agilent Launches Attenuators
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

The 81560A, 81561A, 81566A, and 81567A add signal conditioning capabilities to Agilent's modular instrument platform

Infineon Intros 40-Gig Framer-Mapper
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Single chip 40-gig framer-mapper to deliver higher bandwidth for emerging STS768 Sonet/SDH market

Avanex Promotes Barbarossa
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Dr. Giovanni Barbarossa has been named Avanex's vice president, product development

Xilinx Ships 10-Gig Ethernet Solution
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

10-Gbit/s Ethernet Core, PCI-X 100 Core, and CSIX reference design to enable LAN/WAN convergence

NetPlane Adds O-UNI Protocol
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

NetPlane Systems is adding to its LTCS-Optical software the O-UNI protocol based upon the OIF User-to-Network Interface specifications

T-Networks Takes $12.5 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Funding round led by Sequoia Capital and including Intel, Lighthouse, USVP, and Vitesse

Vitesse Has a Big Switch
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Introduces largest asynchronous crosspoint switch for the optical networking industry

Optillion Opens in America
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Geoffrey Brown to serve as Vice President of Business Development & Sales in San Francisco office

APA Loses an Order
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

A customer has cancelled a $500,000 order for its 16-channel, 50-GHz-spacing DWDM components

Blaze Ships 10-Gig Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

First to ship 10-gigabit Ethernet transceiver; CWDM integration is the enabling technology

IP Semi Goes With Xilinx FPGA Core
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

IP Semiconductors introduces SPEEDRouter, the industry’s first full-duplex 2.5-Gbit/s network processor, with Xilinx's FPGA

ZettaCom Unveils OC192 System
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

Reference system to highlight the strengths of ZettaCom's ZEST, the first hybrid terabit switching fabric, and ZEN-QM traffic manager

Clear Provides Clearview
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2001

New monitoring functionality provides real-time viewing capabilities to quickly diagnose circuit problems and shorten repair time

Metro Ethernet Forum Meets
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2001

More than 70 representatives of 50 member companies attend first Technical Committee meeting

Dominion Adds to Its Network
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2001

is now Dominion Telecom is now operating a second long-haul fiber network from Boston to New York City

Solectron: Good News, Bad News
News Wire Feed | 8/10/2001

Solectron and C-MAC to combine in $2.7 billion stock transaction; Fitch lowers Solectron rating from BBB+ to BBB

Qwest to Launch Research Net
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Qwest Communications partners with elite research centers to launch the world’s most powerful network

AT&T Messes With Qwest
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Seeks to halt testing of Qwest's operational support systems in Arizona

FiberCore Boasts Record Quarter
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Sales in the second quarter of 2001 increased 182% to a record $18.1 million from $6.4 million in the year ago period

Xilinx Exec Exits
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Xilinx announces the resignation of senior vice president Dennis L. Segers, who plans to join a non-competitive Silicon Valley startup

LightConnect Expands
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Opens a new 5,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility adjacent to the company's headquarters in Newark, Calif.

Level 3 Deploying Sonus Platform
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Level 3 plans to deploy the GSX9000 Open Services Switch, the PSX6000 SoftSwitch, and the SGX2000 SS7 Signaling Gateway

ViaSat + Loral = Immeon
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

ViaSat and Loral Skynet have formed a joint venture, Immeon Networks, to develop and market a satellite bandwidth-on-demand service

SnowShore Scores More
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

SnowShore Networks has raised $20M in second-round funding from St. Paul Venture Capital, Charles River Ventures, and Matrix Partners

Nortel, IBM Expand Agreement
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Nortel has expanded its reseller agreement with IBM Global Services to deliver end-to-end intelligent optical networking solutions

Chinook Chooses Khademi
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Sonia Khademi, former president and CEO of CableSoft, named executive vice president at Chinook Communications

Cramer Teams With Evolving Systems
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Evolving Systems will offer Cramer Dimension, Cramer Systems' service provisioning platform, with its service delivery messaging solution

OIF Looks at Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Interoperability Working Group to support development of further testing methodologies for both signaling and PLL implementation

Ixia Enhances Test Package
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

Introduces its new VSR interface for its OC192c packet-over-Sonet and bit-error-rate tester analysis modules

Digital Optics Supplies Agilent
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2001

To supply Agilent Technologies with glass optical sub-assemblies for use in its 12-channel parallel optics modules

Nortel Offering Notes
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Expects to raise US$1 billion through Convertible Senior Note Offering

AFS Joins Level 3 Program
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

American Fiber Systems has joined the Level 3 Communications' Solution Provider Program

Hitachi, WWP Ink Broadband Pact
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Establishing the industry's first strategic Ethernet to the Subscriber broadband partnership in Japan

Kenetec Enjoys $12M Round Two
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Brings the total investments to date up to $25.5 million; St. Paul Venture Capital led the round

Avanex Promotes Pair
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

CTO Simon Cao has been named senior VP of business development; Thomas LaWer has been promoted to VP and general counsel

APA Lowers Losses in Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Revenues for the quarter ending June 30, 2001, total $434,335, compared to $51,517 posted for the same period of fiscal 2001

TyCom to Cross Pacific Solo
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

FLAG Telecom withdraws as co-developer of a high-speed, high-capacity, optical transpacific ring

Corona Goes for 40-Gig
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Announces world’s first OC768 VSR transmitters and receivers

Mockingbird Picks a Boss
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Mockingbird Networks appoints Ken Murray president and CEO

fSona Adds to Team
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Appoints Praveen Gupta CFO; Michael Corcoran vice president of marketing and sales

EPIK Lights Southeast
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Ring-protected connectivity from Florida to Atlanta now available; additional Florida metro POPs lit

ECI Posts Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Pro forma net loss from continuing operations was $26.1M or $0.28 per diluted share compared to $42M or $0.45 per diluted share for Q1 2001

FLAG Reports on Second Quarter
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Successful second quarter 2001; FLAG Atlantic-1 and FLAG North Asian loop in commercial service

Band-X Reports on Racks
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Sees the largest ever quarter-on-quarter growth in the number of postings on the exchange

Agere Sets Clock Chips
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Introduces clock driver chips with 'industry-leading' jitter and skew performance, made in mainstream IC technology

FCIA Completes Group Test
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2001

Has successfully completed the second of three Large Group Test Periods, attended by 28 hardware and software companies

Cisco Reports
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Actual net loss for fiscal 2001 was $1.01 billion or $0.14 per share

LightCross Bags $30M
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Round B led by UMC Capital; Robert Tsao, chairman of UMC, and Bob Barron, former Lucent exec, join the LightCross Board

Stratos Launches Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Sonet-compliant, small form factor (SFF) optical transceivers in OC3, OC12, and OC48 versions

Gotham Chooses Xilinx FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Gotham Networks provides next-generation data switching and routing using Xilinx's field-programmable gate arrays

Ciena Selects Codeon Modulators
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Ciena has selected Codeon's 12.5-Gbit/s Intensity Modulator for use within the MultiWave CoreStream product

ADVA Reports Contract, Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Distribution agreement with Siemens; pro forma net loss of €2.5M (US$2.2M) compared to profit of €2.2 million ($1.9M) in Q2 2000

Nortel to Festoon Southern Cross
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

To build US terrestrial optical network for submarine cable network linking the US mainland to Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji

RHK Predicts
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Report sees edge IP aggregation routers as the primary growth segment in the switching and routing market over the next three years

Tellium Likes What Aberdeen Sees
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2001

Report positions Tellium as one of the new, emerging market leaders in the newly defined Intelligent Optical Networking (ION) market

Aberdeen Likes What It Sees
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Says new evaluation criteria more accurately reflect the true market for next-generation systems

Etec, Umech Join on MEMS
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Etec and Umech Technologies have entered into a joint product agreement to develop next-generation MEMS test systems

Emcore Releases Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

High-speed, cost-effective parallel optical array transmitter/receiver modules

Kodeos Cops $12 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Kodeos Communications has raised $12M in Series A equity funding, led by Jerusalem Venture Partners and Highland Capital Partners

Cisco Wins Qwest Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Qwest to expand its long-haul, core and metro-area networks using the ONS 15454 transport platform and the 12416 and 10008 Internet routers

Alcatel to Light Xi'an
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Gets a multimillion-dollar contract with China Telecom to expand the metro network in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province

Cabletron Spinoff Starts Trading
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Enterasys Networks begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ETS

Yipes Gets Real Estate License
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Shorenstein, the national real estate organization, has chosen Yipes to serve their commercial office properties

Yankees See Processor Growth
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

The Yankee Group predicts worldwide market for network processors will grow to $2.5 billion by 2005

Big Bear Names Big Cheese
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Big Bear Networks has named Mark Thompson, formerly of Tyco Electronics, president and chief executive officer

OpNet Opens Oxford Office
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Oxford, UK, site selected by vendor of intelligent network management software to support growth in UK and Scandinavia

Onix Scores $95 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Series C funding was led by JK&B Capital and included Deutsche Venture Capital, DRW Venture Partners, and Merrill Lynch Ventures

Essex Announces WDM Trials
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Four 'industry leaders' to participate in the first round of field trials of the new 6.25 GHz Hyperfine WDM pre-production prototypes

Baynet Unveils Attenuator
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Four-channel variable optical attenuator (VOA) for multichannel applications for system vendors and carriers

Vitesse an Indium Giver
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Its indium phosphide foundry services for designers of next-gen, high-performance integrated circuits and optoelectronic ICs

XO Plays With Car Toys
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Mobile electronics and cellular phone retail leader uses XO Communications' VPN service to connect 42 locations

VPI Names Skrzypczak
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Cas Skrzypczak has joined VPIsystems' board of directors

C-COR Completes ADC Purchase
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

C-COR.net has completed its purchase of certain assets of ADC Telecommunications' cable product portfolio

Chu Rises in Blue Sky
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Dr. Daniel Chu has been promoted to Vice President of Product Line Management at Blue Sky Research

ONI Opens New HQ
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

New headquarters and state-of-the-art technology center in South San Jose, Calif.

BakBone Reports on Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Revenues of $1.6 million, an increase of 48% from pro forma consolidated revenues for the same period in the previous year

CableShark Bites Local Loop
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Offers a system that allows engineers to test local loop capacity from the subscribers premises

Agere Announces China Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Agere Systems and Huawei Technologies sign multimillion-dollar agreement on next-generation optical networking systems

Report: ASICs Accelerate
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Electronicast predicts that global consumption of optoelectronic ASICs will climb at 44 percent per year, on average

Subsea Fiber Market Remains Strong
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2001

Worldwide submarine fibre optic systems market is worth an average of $9 billion annually, says Pioneer

Agilent, Corning Promote Parallel Links
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2001

Agilent and Corning Cable Systems make pact to supply industry with parallel optics components in high-volume

Mayan Exchanges Debt
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2001

Approximately $72,738,000 worth of the company's 5-1/4% convertible subordinated notes due 2005 have been validly tendered

StorageNet Underwriters Sued
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2001

Class action against three underwriters in connection with the IPO of StorageNetworks Inc.

Agilent Maps Ether Over Sonet
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2001

Mapper technology enables networking and telecom devices to offer both LAN and WAN ports

Stratos Socked With Suit
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Complaint alleges defendants issued Stratos stock, pursuant to its IPO, without disclosing that some underwriters had taken kick-backs

Broadwing Cuts Provisioning Time
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Delivers 38 OC192 circuits in less than 60 days

McLeod Reports Results, Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Reports strong second-quarter 2001 financial results; names new CEO and CFO, four new board members

West Bay Expands HQ
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Expansion increases the size of West Bay's premises by one third, to a total of 9000 square feet; company steps up recruitment

Oplink Ends Fiscal Year
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

For the fourth quarter, Oplink reported revenues of $20.3 million and a pro forma net loss of $6.7 million, or $0.04 per share

Covad Shuffles Finance Crew
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Covad's financial matters will be overseen by four finance VPs while the search for a permanent CFO continues

Sorrento Gets Cash Infusion
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Has issued approximately $32 million of senior convertible debentures to a group of institutional investors

Extreme Announces Korean Win
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

SK Telecom, the wireless communications leader of S. Korea, has selected its networking solutions

Crystal Startup Gets $4M
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

BTG to invest £2.8 million in Mesophotonics Ltd., a company set up to develop components utilizing photonic crystal technology

Report Examines Carrier Plans
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Report from Communications Industry Researchers provides insights into optical strategies of Sprint, WorldCom, others

PMC-Sierra Joins S&P 500
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Replaces Quaker Oats in the index: 'Nothing is better for thee than PMC'

Infinite Photonics Heads to Florida
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Infinite Group has selected Orlando for its Infinite Photonics subsidiary and GCSEL diode facility

Cisco Powers Academic Networks
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Europe's first 10-Gbit/s optical high-speed research networks deploy Cisco 12000 Internet router

Acterna Ends Q1, Sees Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Quarterly sales of $302 million, cash earnings per share of $0.08; to eliminate 400 jobs worldwide

ONI Shuffles Execs
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

ONI Systems names Rusty Cumpston its Chief Operating Officer; company announces additional executive changes

NUFO Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Company will issue a non-taxable dividend of one right for each share of the company's common stock

Analog Devices Ships Speedy Chip
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Claims its AD7484 is the fastest 14-bit SAR (successive approximation register) ADC available

Global Crossing Reports on Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2001

Pro forma recurring adjusted EBITDA up 33%; pro forma cash revenue up 26% from Q2 2000; recurring net loss of $607M or $0.69 per share

Fitel Hires Mr. Rogers
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Fitel Technologies Inc. names telecommunications industry veteran John F. Rogers as Chief Executive Officer

Lucent Unloads a Division
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

SR Telecom Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the French assets of Lucent's fixed wireless division

Cramer Systems Opens US HQ
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

European provider of operational support systems has opened its new North American headquarters near Washington, DC

Williams Post Q2 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Consolidated revenues increase to $281.3 million, a 57% increase over Q2 2000; net loss of $0.51 per share

Precision Prunes Precisely 24
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

DWDM filter vendor is reducing its workforce by approximately 30%, or 24 employees

Agere Sues Multiplex
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Alleges patent infringement, property theft... And no, not the movie theater people.

Avanex Announces Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Net revenues were $18.2M, a decrease of $1.1M from revenues of $19.3M for Q4 2000; pro forma net loss was $1.6M or $0.03 per share

OpNext Gets $321M Investment
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Hitachi components spinoff has closed a $321 million investment from Clarity Group

OnFiber Delivers Hotmail
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

MSN Hotmail, a division of Microsoft Corp., has purchased 100 gigabits of bandwidth connectivity

Redback Likes Chinese
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Hebei Telecom, Jilin Telecom, and Liaoning Telecom expand DSL networks with Redback's SMS platforms

MFN Credit's Still Good
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Credit facility commitment letter from Citicorp USA has been extended from July 31 to August 15, 2001.

OptiMight Enhances Platform
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Doubles system channel count on 10-Gbit/s platform

Cogent Has Very Short Reach
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

First service provider to deploy very short reach (VSR) optics on expanded OC192 network with Cisco Systems products

Laser Startup Scores $10M
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Technology Associates Management Co. led the second funding round for Applied Optoelectronics Inc.

ADC Cuts Guidance, Costs, Workforce
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Sees Q3 pro forma EPS at or close to a loss per share of $0.05; to eliminate another 2,500 positions

Voice Over MPLS Approved
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

MPLS Forum to release an Implementation Agreement for Voice over MPLS (VOMPLS)

Nortel Lights Up UK
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Has designed and built a terabit-capable optical backbone network for UK operator Kingston Communications

Dell'Oro Predicts...
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2001

Ethernet switch market to decline 7% in 2001, rebound in 2002; optical transport market to decline 23% in 2001, rebound in 2003

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