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Global Crossing Reports July Loss
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2002

Company says it's financial performance is on track

Actelis Founder Becomes CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

Actelis Networks promotes founder and president Tuvia Barlev to CEO spot, as it prepares to launch MetaLIGHT product

Lumenon Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

Reduces workforce by 'approximately' 37 employees via 'temporary' layoff

Fitch Goes Negative on BellSouth
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

Fitch Ratings changes BellSouth's rating outlook to negative

ICSA OKs Fortinet
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

Fortinet's FortiGate products are first ASIC-based gateways to earn antivirus certification from ICSA Labs

BellSouth Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

BellSouth drops its guidance for 2002 EPS to between $2.06 and $2.13, down 7 cents per share from prior guidance

Gore to Sell Fiber Optic Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

W. L. Gore & Associates has decided to dump its fiber optic business in order to focus on electrical interconnects

Shipley Acquires Haleos Remnants
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

Shipley Company will acquire the technology, equipment, intellectual property, and remaining workforce of Haleos Inc. for $3.1M

Siemens to Make OTDM a Reality
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2002

At ECOC, Siemens ICN will present its theory on how 160-Gbit/s optical time division multiplexing can become a commercial reality

AT&T Denies Redlining Charges
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

AT&T Broadband SVP and general counsel responds to lawsuit filed in Florida court, says it should have no impact on Comcast merger

Slovaks Pick Cramer
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Slovenské Telekomunikácie selects Cramer's provisioning software to automate service delivery and cut costs

Finisar Revenues Rise in Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Revenues totaled $47.0M, up 12% from last quarter and 38% year-over-year; optical components and subsystems accounted for $39.3M

KMI: Optical Market to Bottom in 2002
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

New report from KMI says optical networking systems market will decline again in 2002, but growth will resume in 2003

S&P Gives Japan Telecom an A
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

S&P rates Japan Telecom's long-term corporate credit rating an A; outlook stable

EXFO Assesses Component Applications
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

EXFO introduces a component assembly applications group for optoelectronic component manufacturing

Tarifica: Competition Looms in EMEA
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Tarifica sees the Middle East and Africa as emerging markets in which pricing schemes have not yet solidified

Patent Lawyers Expand With Sprint
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Top patent litigators Fish & Richardson sign multiyear, multimillion-dollar deal with Sprint to expand voice and data network nationwide

Level 3 Spans the Atlantic
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Seals deal with Dante, the pan-European research community network operator, to provide 2.5-Gbit/s wavelength from London to New York

Nortel Declares Dividends
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Board of directors of Nortel Networks declares a dividend on the outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preferred Shares Series 5

Bookham Boffins Cook With GaAs
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

To present a paper at next month’s ECOC 02 describing a novel design for a 40-Gbit/s GaAs optical modulator

Spectrolab Triggers Avalanches
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Boeing subsidiary shipping 2.5- and 10-Gbit/s InAlAs/InGaAs avalanche photodiodes (APDs)

Nortel Wins Turkey
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Nortel Networks/Netas to supply wireless equipment for Aycell Network expansion in Turkish GSM market

HighWave to Restructure
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

HighWave Optical Technologies announces a restructuring plan aimed at achieving a positive EBITDA for the next fiscal year

Tellabs Unveils Ethernet Interface
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

New switch unit for the Tellabs 8100 managed access system ranges in capacity from 64 kbit/s to 12 Mbit/s

Siemens Builds in Costa Rica
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

To supply and install state-of-the-art EWSD exchanges with integrated ADSL access for network operator ICE, San José de Costa Rica

Marconi Clinches Refinancing Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2002

Agrees key terms with banks and bondholders for debt for equity swap

ITF Touts New Polarizer
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

ITF’s new generation of depolarizer simplifies Raman amplifier designs and reduces costs

ServGate Enhances Security
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

New release adds VLAN tag/untag and other features to SG2000L and SG2000H multi-gigabit security gateways

Cisco Wins Chinese Deployment
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Cisco Systems and Xiao Tong Networking Technology Co. implement next-generation e-commerce applications in China

Intune Completes Round 2
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Irish components concern has completed its latest multimillion-Euro round of financing, led by ICC Venture Capital

StockerYale Dopes Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

EDF-1480-T6 erbium-doped fiber is designed to optimize the performance of L-band erbium-doped fiber amplifiers

Hatteras Grabs $45M
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Hatteras Networks announces the closing of an additional $45 million in venture capital funding led by Grotech Capital Group

Belgians Deploy RAD Device
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Belgium's Codenet deploys RAD Data Communications' access devices for end-to-end, clear-channel virtual private networks

Interoute to Supply WaveCrest
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Interoute has signed an agreement to provide managed capacity to WaveCrest Communications, a global communication wholesale carrier

Qwest Names SVP
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Qwest Communications names Thomas F. Gillett senior vice president for corporate development and strategy

Energy Dept Deploys Juniper
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Department of Energy's Global Research Network teams with Juniper Networks to deploy simultaneous IPv4 and IPv6 operation

Nortel Scores With Safeway
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Grocery chain is implementing Nortel Networks Business Communications Manager for voice over IP

Ixia Monitors Redback
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Tests using the Ixia IxAccess PPPoE test application have verified that the Redback SMS 10000 platform supports 100,000 active users

Telcordia OKs Nufern Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Nufern's 1060-HP select cut-off singlemode fiber has passed the GR-20 qualification requirements; company announces new 1550nm fiber

C&W Goes After Akamai
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Cable & Wireless has asked a US District Court to stop Akamai Technologies from selling its EdgeSuite products and services

Siemens, Sanmina Kill Purchase Plan
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Sanmina-SCI and Siemens terminate pending acquisition by Sanmina-SCI of certain EMS assembly operations from Siemens

Alcatel Unveils Dual Amp
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Alcatel Optronics' 1926 MAM contains two single-channel erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFAs) in one package

Equant Wins Time in Malaysia
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

TIME dotCom will resell and distribute Equant's seamless, managed virtual private network services in Malaysia

Nortel Lowers Outlook
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

To lower breakeven point through workforce reductions, facilities closures, and other streamlining activities

Marconi Refinancing Talks Continue
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

Negotiations with banks and bondholders are expected to wipe out debt and leave existing shareholders with very little

MetroPhotonics Opens InP Fab
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2002

MetroPhotonics' new Indium Phosphide fabrication facility to produce monolithically integrated optical components

China Netcom Picks Innomedia VOIP
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

China Netcom selects Innomedia's MTA 3328 broadband VOIP CPE devices for commercial launch

NEC Intros Multiservice Switch
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

NEC'S BlueFire IX5003 multiservice IP switch router is geared specifically for small/branch office environments

Verizon Offers Single Bill in DE
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Verizon and Verizon Wireless offer convergent billing for all services in Delaware

Amkor, PMC-Sierra Flip Chips
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Amkor and PMC-Sierra collaborate on flip-chip packaging solutions

Mitsubishi Intros 40-Gig Laser
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Mitsubishi Electric offers ultra-high-power DFB laser diode for 40-Gbit/s networks; maintains 60mW over wide temperature range

LightConnect Boosts Sales Network
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

LightConnect establishes sales office to service eastern U.S. and Canada; secures strategic alliances with U.S. regional representatives

Anritsu Boosts Scorpion Tester
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Company expands popular Scorpion family with introduction of 9GHz vector network measurement systems

Spirent Enhances TeraRouting Tester
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Spirent Communications delivers enhanced TeraRouting Tester to support IPv6 and next-generation router performance analysis

Ziptronix Improves MEMS Packaging
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Ziptronix unveils low-cost wafer-scale packaging technology that brings MEMS devices into mainstream processing

Tektronix Touts 40-Gig Tester
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Tektronix intros integrated optical reference receiver for testing 40-Gbit/s components and network elements

Sorrento Refines GigaMux
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Sorrento Networks improves density, scalability, and operational savings for flagship GigaMux DWDM system

Check Point Secures Web Services
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Check Point Software becomes the first to provide integrated security for Web services' two most commonly used protocols, XML and SOAP

Level 3 Granted Softswitch Patent
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

U.S. Patent Office awards Level 3 patent for proprietary softswitch

MetaSwitch Wins NEBS Certification
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

MetaSwitch's VP3500 Next-Generation Class 5 Switch achieves NEBS Level 3 certification in tests performed by National Technical Systems

InSiteOne Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Sprint wins data and security services deal with medical imaging archive provider, takes top honors for services in survey of channel partners

Riverhead Hires Woo
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Names former Cisco marketing director Steve Woo as VP of marketing and business development; names East and West coast sales directors

Ingate Becomes Lucent I3P Partner
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Ingate's SIP-capable firewalls and SIParators are now a part of Lucent’s IP Interoperability and Innovation Partner Program

Juniper ERX Wins in Japan
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Japanese carrier Chugoku Information System Service selects Juniper Networks' ERX edge router for metro Ethernet services

Asia GlobalX Intros East Asia Crossing
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Asia Global Crossing completes East Asia Crossing, the only pan-Asian system with Layers 1, 2, and 3 available from one owner-provider

Cisco Boosts Network Security
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Cisco integrates multigigabit network security services into the Catalyst 6500 series to deliver scalable, comprehensive security

ActiVia Enables Equant Content
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

ActiVia Networks' Constellation solution to provide content-enabling features for Equant's network services portfolio

DSL Subs Top 25M
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Global DSL subscribers total 25.58M, according to deployment figures from Point Topic, presented to the DSL Forum at London summit

Fusion Deploys XACCT Billing
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Fusion Communications installs XACCT 'Network-to-Business' platform to enable value-based billing for its IP network services

Alcatel Optronics Launches Laser
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Alcatel Optronics introduces a coolerless 980nm terrestrial pump, capable of up to 150mW, in a low-profile butterfly package

Bookham Debuts New Look at ECOC
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2002

Bookham Technology will demo its complete end-to-end capability for the first time at next month’s ECOC 2002 event in Copenhagen

IDT Intros Test Simulator
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Integrated Device Technology offers simulation model for Intel's Internet Exchange Architecture Software Development Kit 3.0

Emerson Uses Xanoptix Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Xanoptix and Emerson Network Power sign licensing deal for Xanoptix’s high fiber count MT ferrule in Emerson’s fiber optic cable assemblies

Maxima Names Smookler CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Maxima Corp., a developer of optical wireless transmission systems, names Sam Smookler as chairman and CEO

S&P Cuts Ciena Credit Rating
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Standard & Poor's lowers Ciena's corporate credit rating from B+ to B, due to a 'dramatic decline in sales'; outlook negative

Tennessee OKs BellSouth
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Tennessee Regulatory Authority approves BellSouth for entry into long distance market; request to FCC for final approval to follow

Atlas Venture Hires Anil Khatod
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Atlas Venture appoints former Nortel senior exec Anil Khatod a venture principal

NeoPhotonics Names Development Chief
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Dr. Ping Xie, former VP of passive device engineering at Finisar, becomes VP of product engineering at NeoPhotonics

Alcatel Deploys in Turkey
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Alcatel to provide Internet dial access and VOIP network solution to Turk Telekom

AT&T Offers Telecom Buyer's Guide
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

AT&T sorts through the ILECs and CLECs with a new Buyer's Guide, helping businesses choose the right local telecom services provider

Lucent Names Global Partners Chief
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Frank Farese, former chairman and CEO of Sandial Systems, named head of Lucent Technologies' Global Business Partners Group

Fireclick Picks Ingrian
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Ingrian Networks' active application security solution selected by Fireclick to monitor its customers' SSL transactions

Inkra Scores $30.1M
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Inkra Networks takes aim at profitability with $30.1M in new funding, from a round led by Morgenthaler Ventures

Nokia Secures Sun Devils
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Nokia safeguards Arizona State University's network with purpose-built platform integrating Check Point software

Qwest Names Wholesale VP
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Qwest appoints ex-EDS exec Patricia A. Engels as executive VP of global wholesale markets

RouteScience Becomes NetScreen Ally
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

NetScreen certifies RouteScience's PathControl, welcomes RouteScience to its Global Alliance Program

Sprint Goes to Chile, Venezuela
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Sprint expands global IP network to Chile and Venezuela; signs $2.5M deal with Truman Medical Centers to link 11 sites in Kansas City area

Cogent Leases Philly Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

City Signal Communications' dark fiber network in Philadelphia picked by Cogent to deliver bandwidth services

Underwriters Buy More Corning Stock
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Corning announces underwriters have exercised option to purchase additional $75M in Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

SBC Delivers QOS Control
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

SBC's Application Performance Management technology gives enterprises complete control of QoS for all traffic crossing the customer's WAN

PMC-Sierra Tests ATM Chips
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

PMC-Sierra announces inverse multiplexing solution interoperability with leading multiservice equipment

Juniper Names Sales Team
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Juniper Networks announces its new global sales team, under the leadership of Jeffrey Lindholm (VP of worldwide sales)

Harmonic Delivers GigE VOD
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Harmonic announces integration of Gigabit Ethernet video-on-demand transport solutions separately with Concurrent and nCube

AMCC Gets New IC, Loses COO
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

AMCC announces the expansion of its Sonet/SDH product portfolio to include PDH channelization; president and COO Doug Spreng resigns

Ample Unveils 40-Gig Frame Processor
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2002

Takes one-fourth the footprint and consumes one-fourth the power of competing four-port 10-Gig chips, says Ample

Xilinx Upgrades ISE Software
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Xilinx announces ISE v5.1i software for programmable logic and system design, as well as improved ISE ChipScope Pro 5.1i tools

ALTS Opposes BellSouth/Time Warner
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Association for Local Telecommunications Services says the agreement conflicts with the views and interests of most CLECs

CompTel Decries Price-Fixing Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

CompTel says the alliance between BellSouth and Time Warner Telecom is 'tantamount to a private price-fixing agreement'

Multiplex Intros Transponder
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Multiplex's MTP-SR0, the latest addition to the MTP family of 10-Gbit/s transponders, is designed for applications of up to 2km

BellSouth, Time Warner Gang Up on FCC
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Companies seal a wide-ranging agreement to attempt to influence the FCC in its review of Unbundled Network Element (UNE) rules

ServGate Names CEO, COO
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

ServGate Technologies appoints Bruce Hendrix president and CEO; Lou Pambianco becomes COO

Fortinet Signs Japanese Distributors
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Fortinet positions itself in the Japanese network protection market via distribution deals with CTCSP, Forval Creative, and Data Control

Cypress Appoints CTO
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Cypress names Sun and Cisco veteran Mark A. Ross as chief technology officer

Blue Coat Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Blue Coat Systems (formerly CacheFlow) reports flat revenues of $11M and a pro forma net loss of $4.8M ($0.11 per share)

Lumenon Bags $14M
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Lumenon will have the option to get as much as $14M by issuing shares of its common stock to a private institutional investment fund

Zygo Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Sales totaled $23.2M, down 39% from the prior year period, leaving Zygo with a net loss of $2.6M versus net earnings of $4.7M in 4Q01

ADC Reports Q3
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Sales totaled $235M and the GAAP net loss was $629M ($0.79 per diluted share); company plans further cost-cutting measures

Riverstone Warns, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Plans to cut about 30% of its worldwide workforce; expects revenues of $10M to $15M and a GAAP net loss of $0.23 to $0.29 per share

Feds Seek Info on GlobalX, Grubman
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Michael G. Oxley, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, requests more documents from Global Crossing and Citigroup

Dante Replaces KPN With Telia
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2002

Telia IC wins a multimillion euro, three-year contract to supply IP transit to the European university network Dante

NetScreen to Acquire OneSecure
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

$40.3M acquisition will enable NetScreen to enter the high-growth intrusion detection system market

Infonetics: Asia Spends Most in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Asia-Pac contributes largest share of 2Q02 optical spending, with 37% of worldwide total; overall spending is down, will continue decline until 2005

UTStarcom Tops Softswitch Market
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

UTStarcom dominates softswitch market with 51% of the global port capacity, according to new report from Infonetics Research

AT&T Uses ACT Teleconferencing
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

ACT Teleconferencing wins three-year, 30-country teleconferencing outsourcing contract with AT&T

SBC 'Personalizes' DSL
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

SBC plans to introduce 'personalized' DSL access speeds, allowing users to choose service as slow as 384 kbit/s to as fast as 1,500 kbit/s

Agilent Invests in Big Bear
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Agilent's venture unit invests in Big Bear Networks' Series B round of funding

Oluma Intros In-Line Polarizers
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Oluma's in-line, all-fiber polarizers can achieve extinction ratios greater than 40dB with near-zero insertion loss

Internet Photonics Delivers VOD
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Internet Photonics now supports leading video-on-demand vendor Concurrent in true 10-Gigabit transport solution for cable operators

B2 Deploys Cisco VOIP Gear
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Swedish broadband supplier Bredbandsbolaget (B2) uses Cisco technology to deliver first SIP-based residential IP telephony service

NanoVia Dices Wafers
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

NanoVia announces MultiDice laser-based semiconductor wafer dicing technology, utilizing dual- and triple-wavelength technology

Intense Photonics Scores $16M
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Intense Photonics raises an intense £10.5M (US$16M) in an intense Series B funding round, led by Cazenove Private Equity (intensely)

Ericsson Supplies Moscow Network
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Russian telecom operator LLC TelecomInvest-XXI signs $40M contract with Ericsson for a multiservice network for the Moscow region

BaySpec Ships OEM OSA Engines
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

BaySpec announces partnerships and volume orders with equipment manufacturers for its high-performance OEM OSA Spectrometer Engines

Ciena Reports Q3, OKs Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Revenue was $50.0M, for a GAAP net loss of $160.0M ($0.42 per share); CEO and CFO certify current and previous financial reports

Peregrine Semi Gets $14M
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Peregrine Semiconductor raises $14M in the first tranche of Series A1 round, led by Morgenthaler and Wasserstein

Novilit Intros RPR Protocol Stack
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Novilit delivers the first commercial protocol stack implementation of 802.17, Resilient Packet Ring, driving adoption of RPR in MANs

TeleGeography: Long Haul Glutted
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Metro fiber glut smaller than oversupply in long-haul transport, according to new report by TeleGeography

DOJ Gives Qwest Thumbs-Up
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Qwest Communications receives positive recommendation from the Department of Justice on second long-distance re-entry application

Newport Plans Cuts
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2002

Newport Corp. announces a layoff of between 225 and 275 employees, consolidation of facilities, and a reorganization of its divisions

Infonetics: VPN/Firewall Hits $670M
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Worldwide VPN and firewall product revenue totaled $670M in 2Q02 and should reach $2.9B in calendar 2002, according to Infonetics

Looking Glass, Cogent Sign Fiber Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Cogent Communications and Looking Glass Networks sign multimillion dollar dark fiber and building materials agreement

Wave7 Grabs $15.5M
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Wave7 Optics closes $15.5M third round led by Oak Investment Partners

Taqua Bumps Nortel at ILEC
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Kansas-based ILEC Epic Touch to cap its existing Nortel switch and expand with Taqua's next-generation Class 5 switch

Maxima Adds Another $4.2M
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Raises additional $4.2M in first round, led by Forrest Binkley Brown and Hamilton Apex Technology Ventures, bringing its total to $7.2M

DT Lost €3.9B in 1H
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Revenue increased 15% to €25.8B, but depreciation and amortization relating to newly consolidated companies causes a stunning net loss

KPN Writes Down €9B
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

KPN writes down €9B in mobile assets, mainly concerning UMTS licenses in Germany and Belgium, resulting in a net loss of €9.3B for Q2

Time Warner Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

AOL Time Warner, AT&T, and Comcast to restructure Time Warner Entertainment partnership so AT&T Comcast can assume AT&T's stake

Cogent Connects Colleges
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Cogent expands college reach with win at Merit Network, a provider of Internet connectivity to all of Michigan's public universities

OpNext Announces Xenpak Module
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

OpNext unveils 1550nm Xenpak-compliant transceiver module for 10-Gigabit Ethernet transmissions over distances of 40km

ADC Connects H3G Italy
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

ADC signs connectivity agreement with H3G Italy to serve up infrastructure necessary to provide quality 3G services

Fujitsu, Equipe Sign Services Agreement
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Equipe to offer Fujitsu's engineering, furnishing, installation, and product maintenance in support of Equipe 3200 carrier deployments

Interoute Launches 'Shadownet'
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

New service counters concerns about network stability by providing a parallel network that can be pushed into action in an emergency

Blue Coat Plugs Port 80
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

CacheFlow renames itself Blue Coat, with a new focus on Web security; introduces port 80 security appliance to police firewall holes

FONS Wins Telcordia Certification
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Fiber Optic Network Solutions is the first to receive Telcordia certification for a fiber optic connector cable assembly

BroadSoft OKs Ingate SIParator
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Ingate SIParator passes interoperability testing with BroadSoft’s BroadWorks, allowing SIP-based communications through firewalls

USDA OKs Lucent Gear
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Lucent's optical networking products granted 'RUS Acceptance' status by the Rural Utilities Service branch of the USDA

Telezoo: Telecom Sales to Rise
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Telecom and networking buyer behavior trends indicate increased sales during Q3 and Q4, according to Telezoo report

A Portal to India
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

With revenues down to $28.8M from $44.7M year-over-year, Portal plans to cut costs by moving to off-shore development facility in India

China Deploys Lightscape XDM
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Lightscape Networks' XDMT optical platform supports major optical communications projects in China State Power Corporation backbone

Tiscali, Nortel Deploy VOIP
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Tiscali activates the UK's first commercial carrier VOIP network, using Nortel Networks' Succession softswitches

UTStarcom Second in DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

UTStarcom vaults to second place in the global DSLAM market with 11% of units shipped, according to new report from Synergy Research Group

Opticis Intros SFP Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2002

Opticis ships 2.5-Gbit/s pluggable VCSEL optical transceivers, with a unique design that enables high speed with low jitter

Yankee: Cable OSS Makeover
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Yankee Group report analyzes cable operator investments in OSS as operators begin to offer their subscribers new digital services

ADC Wins in Ecuador
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

ADC's Singl.eView billing will boost revenue assurance and collection for Ecuadorian carrier Pacifictel

AT&T Hosts FirstGov.gov
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

U.S. General Services Administration picks AT&T to host the Federal Government's preeminent Web portal

Sycamore Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Q4 revenues plummeted to $8.5M from $50.9M year-over-year, leading to a GAAP net loss of $73.5M ($0.28 per share)

Acme Interoperates With Sonus
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Acme Packet demonstrates interoperability with Sonus Networks' packet voice infrastructure solutions

Infinite Photonics Boosts Revenue
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

While it hasn't quite achieved infinite revenues yet, Infinite Photonics does manage to boost revenues 49% year-over-year

Blue Ridge Names Execs
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Names Ian Dix as chief marketing officer, Tony Russo as EVP of sales, and Christopher Honigman as VP of channel development

Dune Gets $24M
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Dune Networks raises $24M in first round of funding, co-led by Aurum-SBC Ventures, Jerusalem Venture Partners, and Pitango Venture Capital

Intel Spins Off Tarari
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Tarari Inc. launched to deliver high-speed content processing acceleration; Intel spinoff obtains $13M from Crosspoint and XMLFund

Looking Glass Turns One
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

On its first anniversary, Looking Glass Networks reports having won over $60M in lit services, dark fiber, and collocation contracts

BellSouth Sued by Investors
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Cauley Geller Bowman & Coates sues BellSouth on behalf of investors; it's those pesky 'phantom customers' again!

FiberNet Picks Sorrento's GigaMux
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Sorrento Networks' GigaMux DWDM platform selected by FiberNet Communications for rural, high-capacity optical system

Firstwave Gets Naval Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Naval Research Laboratory awards Firstwave a $29M R&D contract to create light-speed, affordable optical networking solutions

Telia Replaces CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Jörgen Latte appointed acting CFO of Telia, replacing Bo Jacobsson

Nokia Intros Security Appliances
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Nokia IP350 and IP380 network security appliances deliver unmatched performance, protection for small and medium-sized enterprise offices

Qwest Sells QwestDex for $7.05B
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Private equity firms Carlyle Group and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe will create new entity to support directory customers

Fiberspace Acquires Tunable Photonics
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Fiberspace complements product line with Tunable Photonics' TrueLock wavelength lockers and TrueMap laser characterization system

BT Picks Zhone in Ireland
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

BT Telecommunications selects Zhone's multi-access line concentrator for DSL rollout in Ireland

QPI Names Engineering VP
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Quantum Photonics appoints Dennis Bowler to VP of engineering, adds Glenn Wellbrock to strategic advisory board

Cicada Semi Scores $17.4M
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

$17.4M third round funding to accelerate company's technology and product development, as well as marketing and sales efforts

Nortel Enables Rural VOIP
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Nortel Networks unveils rural market voice network enhancements to voice, VOIP products to simplify networks, reduce costs

Cisco to Acquire Andiamo
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Cisco enters the storage area networking market with agreement to finally acquire Andiamo Systems

Atrica Wins in Europe
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Barcelona-based service provider Al-Pi selects Atrica’s optical Ethernet system for next-generation metro network

ZTE Plans IPO
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2002

Shareholders vote to stage "international" flotation of H stock on the Hong Kong stock exchange

Qwest Files 8-K, Delays 10-Q
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Qwest files form 8-K with expanded disclosure regarding 2Q02 results; will submit its Form 10-Q to the SEC as soon as it's good and ready

Agilent Reports Disappointing Q3
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Agilent Technologies reports Q3 results below expectations, with revenue of $1.39B resulting in a loss of $143M ($0.31 per share)

Ionex Picks NetScreen's VPN
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Service provider Ionex chooses the NetScreen-500 and NetScreen-5XP for VPN connectivity and firewall security

NetLogic Hires Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

NetLogic Microsystems announces Niall Bartlett, former VP of corporate development at GlobespanVirata, as VP of marketing

Shareholders Sue BellSouth
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway files shareholder class action suit against BellSouth for creating 'phantom customers'

Lumentis Looks at Cost Cutting
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Lumentis addresses 'How to Cut Costs in Metro Networks' via unamplified DWDM at Opticon 2002

NEC Intros VOIP Expansion Card
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

NEC America releases VOIP expansion card for its iSeries family

Optical Solutions Wires Texas Town
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Etex Communications revitalizes Gilmer's Main Street with fiber optic communications system from Optical Solutions

Ixia Intros 40-Gig BERT Solution
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Ixia unveils its parallel and serial 40-Gbit/s Bit Error Rate Testing solution; joins with Internet2 to donate test equipment to universities

Electric Lightwave Accesses Vina
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

VINA Technologies announces contract with Electric Lightwave for its integrated access devices, simplifying TI service delivery

Azanda Finds Another $7M
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Azanda Network Devices closes further $7M from new investors Dresdner Kleinwort, Parker Price, and China Development Industrial Bank

Fortinet Adds Antivirus Ace
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Joe Wells, founder of 'WildList' and antivirus authority, joins Fortinet as chief antivirus architect

Vitesse Unveils Transceivers, CDRs
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Vitesse delivers best-performing, lowest-cost multi-rate CMOS transceivers and CDR devices to networking OEMs

Lucent Wins Four Deals in China
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Lucent to provide optical systems to Shanghai Telecom, Guangdong Unicom, Zhongshan Telecom, and Zhejiang Telecom

Shanghai Telecom Picks Juniper
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Shanghai Telecom selects Juniper Networks' ERX Edge Routers for second stage of broadband service expansion project

Extreme Enhances Reseller Program
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Extreme Networks offers channel partners a simplified and profitable program, triples the size of its channel support organization

Sycamore Completes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Sycamore Networks completes Telcordia Osmine Services process for full portfolio of intelligent optical switches

NextNine Names CEO, Board Member
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

NextNine names TC Browne as CEO, adds Sanjiv Ahuja to board; founder and CEO Eldad Maniv becomes EVP of software products

OFS Intros Extended-Reach Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

OFS announces Laserwave XL extended-reach 10-Gbit/s multimode fiber, supporting distances of up to 600 meters with low-cost 850nm VCSELs

MEF Makes Progress on Specs
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2002

Metro Ethernet Forum advances Ethernet services definition, carrier-class optical Ethernet transport, and management specifications

Synergy: Router Market Stops Slide
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Branch office routers grew 8% sequentially, driven by need to provide new applications, says the latest Internet report by Synergy Research

USA Broadband Names COO
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Las Americas Broadband and USA Broadband, who are merging, hire veteran cable executive Lewis D. Suders as COO

FiberCore Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Sales fell to $6.4M, a 65% decline from 2Q01 and 19% from last quarter, resulting in a net loss of $5.1M ($0.08 per diluted share)

Chartered Opens Shanghai Office
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing expands its regional presence with a new office in Shanghai

Sirenza to Acquire Xemod
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Sirenza Microdevices to acquire privately held Xemod for about $4.5M in cash, adding high-power RF products to its portfolio

Spirent Completes Caw Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Spirent acquires Caw Networks for initial consideration of $49M (mostly in cash), as well as deferred consideration of up to $60M

Kirk Bovill Joins OCPI
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Optical Communication Products adds Kirk Bovill, formerly of Tyco, as director of marketing

Scientific-Atlanta Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Scientific-Atlanta to cut about 400 employees, or about 6% of the company's total, reducing expenses by about $40M annually

Avanex/Oplink Merger Nixed
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2002

Over 98% of Avanex stockholders approve the deal, but Oplink's Taiwanese stockholders refuse support, killing the merger

BellSouth Sued for Inflating Securities
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Milberg Weiss announces class action lawsuit against BellSouth, accusing the company of pumping up the value of its securities

Salomon Smith Barney Sued
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Notice to all Salomon Smith Barney, Inc. customers from the Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A.

Savvis Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Revenues were $61.2M, up 6% from last year's Q2; company adds more than 230 new customers

Court OKs Williams Disclosure Statement
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Plan and disclosure statement to be distributed by Aug. 19 for creditor vote; hearing on reorg plan set for Sept. 25

Acterna Execs OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

CEO Ned Lautenbach and CFO John Ratliff swear to the accuracy of Acterna's financial reports and other SEC filings

Florida Digital Scores $35M
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Florida Digital Network wins $35M from an investment group led by MC Ventures Partners, allowing it to eliminate its bank debt

Foundry Gains Market Share
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Gains put Foundry on top in Layer 4-7 Web Traffic Management, Layer 3 10-GigE, and Layer 3 Modular 1-GigE markets, according to Dell'Oro

Nasdaq Warns Lumenon
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Lumenon granted 180-day grace period for continued listing on Nasdaq SmallCap market

NTT Creates Nanometrics Network
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

NTT America completes installation of MPLS network solution for Nanometrics, linking 10 locations in four countries

C-COR Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

C-COR sees net sales up 79% from last year's fourth quarter, from $38.8M to $69.2M

NuVox Scores $78.5M
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

NuVox raises money through a combination of equity funding and debt financing; reports 2Q02 revenues up 77%, gross margins raised to 42%

Terayon Cuts Jobs
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Terayon cuts its global workforce by 25%, or approximately 165 employees, in order to reduce operating expenses

Herschel Joins OSS/J Initiative
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Herschel Technologies teams with telecom industry leaders in OSS (operations support system) through Java Initiative

BT Picks Ericsson in Eire
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Ericsson selected by Esat BT, the Irish arm of BT Ignite, to deploy first business DSL Access in Ireland

Infonetics: Edge Routers Holding Steady
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Edge/aggregation router market even with last quarter at $472M, while Cisco increases market share, according to Infonetics Research

ADC to Comply With SEC
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

ADC's CEO/CFO intend to fully comply with SEC certification by September 16 deadline

Picosecond Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Picosecond Pulse Labs appoints Vance Nahman, founder of consulting firm Nahman Parsons, as VP of sales and marketing

US Attorney Investigates Qwest
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

Qwest reports that the US Attorney's Office joins Congress and the SEC in investigating the company's business practices

Photon Opens Engineering Division
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2002

New BeamScan Engineering division at Photon Inc. to solve problems in optical design and provide customized measurement systems

Level 3 Execs OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Level 3 CEO James Crowe and CFO Sureel Choksi promise that the company hasn't lied to the SEC

Verizon Sics Bill Collectors on ATX
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Verizon seeks to collect $37M in past-due bills from ATX Communications, for access to Verizon's network

Corvis Outsources to Celestica
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Corvis to streamline operations, reduce costs via multi-year manufacturing outsourcing agreement with Celestica

Intec Mediates COLT
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Intec wins multi-million pound, three-year deal with COLT Telecom for its convergent mediation platform, Inter-mediatE

Gore, Alvesta Cross-License Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

W. L. Gore & Associates and Alvesta cross-license QuadLink 10-Gigabit optical transceivers

FiberNet Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

FiberNet Telecom Group reports increased EBITDA to $1.3M, thanks to cost reduction measures

FTTH Installations up 200%
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Fiber-to-the-Home Council says FTTH installations have risen by more than 200% in the past year

MathStar Grabs $15.3M
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Comms chips provider MathStar raises $15.3M in a second funding round from unnamed investors

Indian Telco Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Bharti Telesonic deploys a high-capacity SDH backbone based on Nortel's OPTera Metro 4000 Multiservice Platform

Check Point Improves FireWall-1
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Check Point first to secure IPv6, peer-to-peer, instant messaging applications, as well as Microsoft printer and file sharing

Sprint Expands DSL Coverage
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Sprint delivers IP-based solutions through expanded DSL footprint (now covering 94 markets across the US) and product set

Hanaro Picks Redback SMS
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Hanaro Telecom, Korea's largest DSL provider, chooses Redback's SMS 10000 platform

Santera Targets Rural Utilities
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Santera Systems enters Rural Utilities Service (RUS) field trial at Kerman Telephone, plans to be on the RUS approved vendor list by Q4

Agere Quits Optoelectronics Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Agere focuses on advanced IC solutions, plans to consolidate manufacturing in Orlando and lay off 4,000 of its 11,200 employees

Broadwing Execs OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2002

Broadwing chairman/CEO Rick Ellenberger and CFO Tom Schilling affirm the company's financial reports in sworn statement to the SEC

Telenor Drops Plan to Acquire Song
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Offers to participate in financial restructuring of Scandinavian Ethernet service provider instead

CLECs File Petition Against SBC
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

T, CMC, LDMI, WorldCom, and Z-Tel jointly petition Michigan Public Service Commission to require SBC to provide local switching access

Qwest Builds Self-Healing Fiber Ring
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Qwest opens the first-ever rural self-healing fiber ring (not a loony New Age theory, however it may sound)

AT&T Execs OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

AT&T chairman and CEO C. Michael Armstrong and CFO Thomas W. Horton affirm the truth of the company's SEC filings

Oklahoma Picks Cox
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

State of Oklahoma chooses Cox Business Services for telecommunications services to all buildings in the Capitol Complex

Feds Clear Verizon of Antitrust Charges
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Court dismisses Ntegrity's antitrust claim against Verizon; Verizon says the decision 'once again proves there is no free lunch'

SBC To Refund Illinois $224M
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

SBC Ameritech will share $224M, about $50 per access line, with Illinois customers in plan approved by Illinois Commerce Commission

Lucent Execs OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Lucent Technologies CEO Patricia Russo and CFO Frank D'Amelio unconditionally certify the company's financial statements

OSDL Moves Forward on Linux
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

OSDL launches Data Center Linux Working Group with financial services initiative and delivers Carrier-Grade Linux Architecture spec v1.0

NetScreen Secures Barclays
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Barclays Global Investors selects NetScreen products to secure network connections around the globe

Primelink Picks Optical Solutions
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Plattsburgh businesses to receive New York State's first community-wide fiber optic connections, from Primelink and Optical Solutions

Danes Pick Cambridge Broadband
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Danske Telecom to deploy Cambridge Broadband's VectaStar 3.5GHz Fixed Wireless Access system

Oluma Names Sales Director
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Oluma appoints Jay Wensel, former account manager at JDS Uniphase, as North American sales director

Intel Intros Chip-Making Process
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

New 90nm process combines advanced transistors, strained silicon, high-speed copper interconnects, and low-k dielectric material

Red Spectrum Deploys LightPointe FSO
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

LightPointe Free-Space Optics gear selected by Red Spectrum for UK metropolitan carrier network

Researchers Praise 3SAE
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

3SAE's burst stripping technique lauded in optoelectronics packaging research effort, sponsored by a consortium of industry leaders

Mitsubishi Intros LAN-PHY LSI
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Mitsubishi Electric launches world's first SOI-CMOS single-chip 10-Gig Ethernet physical-layer transceiver LSI

Schlumberger Picks Cisco VPN Gear
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Schlumberger selects Cisco 12400 for its secure global connectivity service; Cisco expands Qualified Specialist Program

Qwest Names Washington Execs
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Qwest names Michael Rubin VP of federal relations, Robert Dunkel executive director of congressional affairs, plans to expand DC operations

Santel's EDC Passes the Test
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Santel Networks tests electronic dispersion compensator prototype, sees significant signal enhancement after PMD impairment

Mysticom Gets New HQ
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Mysticom expands business operations, moving into Silicon Valley facilities geared for growing communications IC business

Pandatel Boosts Earnings
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Earnings for 1H02 were €15.24M, up 11.4% over 1H01; last year's operating loss of €0.4M gives way to an operating profit of €1.47M

United Online Picks Proficient
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Proficient Networks' intelligent routing technology chosen by United Online to service 5,000 cities

Garuda Gets $4.7M
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Garuda Networks raises additional $4.7M in Series B, with investments from Ascendas PACT Fund, CDIB Ventures, and others

Level 3 Links UK Research Net
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Level 3 wins two-year contract to provide Internet access services to UK Education and Research Networking Association

Apax Merges US, Euro Operations
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Private equity firm Apax Partners announces the merger of its US and European funds

Genesys Gets COO
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Genesys appoints Laurent Philonenko chief operating officer; chief technology officer to assume larger role in daily operations

Arriso Grabs $16.7M
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

Arriso Networks secures $16.7M Series A funding, with contributions from InterWest Partners, CenterPoint Ventures, and Sevin Rosen Funds

RHK: No Bailout for WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2002

RHK presents four reasons why WorldCom should get broken up, sold off, buried, burned, and stomped on

AT&T Offers Free Relay Calling
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

AT&T offers free relay service calling in New Jersey in advance of lowering its calling rates for hearing-impaired relay services

SBC Pleads for California Market
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

SBC's filing demonstrates compliance with all 14 checklist items

AT&T, Comcast Ponder Debt Transfer
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

AT&T and Comcast announce filing related to potential exchange offer for AT&T debt in connection with broadband merger

BellSouth Execs OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

BellSouth CEO Duane Ackerman and CFO Ron Dykes swear the company's financial results are true

Sprint Closes $1.5B Credit Line
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Sprint closes on new $1.5B unsecured credit line; removes ratings trigger from Global Markets A/R asset securitization facility

Marvell Intros GigE PHYs
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Marvell announces its 'Alaska' family of single, quad and octal-channel Gigabit Ethernet transceivers

Meunier Joins Zarlink Board
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Zarlink Semiconductor adds Jules Meunier, president and CEO of Boston-based wireless infrastructure startup ProQuent Systems, to its board

Service Provider Picks Metrobility
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Frankfort Plant Board deploys Metrobility's Radiance optical Ethernet system for high-capacity Internet access

Lightel Cleans Connectors
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Lightel Technologies introduces the SCC-3100, which uses ultrasonic technology to automatically clean a variety of fiber optic connectors

Netarx Becomes Cisco IPT Partner
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Cisco makes Netarx an advanced technology partner for IP telephony; Cisco intros investment calculator for IP telephony channel partners

Quantum Bridge Hires Ex-Comcast VP
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Former Comcast VP Steve Linskey joins Quantum Bridge in a senior technology development role

Corning Fiber Spans Baltic Sea
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Corning's SMF-28e, Vascade L1000, and LEAF optical fibers selected by AB Stokab and Foco 16 AB for Stockholm-to-Ventspils link

StockerYale Intros Erbium-Doped Fiber
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

New L-band erbium-doped fiber optimizes EDFA designs with high erbium peak-absorption levels

Infineon Intros 'Sandwich' Chip System
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Infineon presents Solid, a 'chip-sandwich' 3D chip integration technology that offers a way out of the wiring crisis

IDT Ships Millionth IC Processor
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

One-millionth integrated communications processor shipped less than two years after initial introduction

Adtran Picks Spirent's TeraVPN
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Spirent's Terametrics test solution selected by Adtran to test the its NetVanta 2000 series VPN/firewall products

Xilinx Intros Virtex-II FPGA
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Xilinx ships Virtex-II 8-million-gate FPGA with clock speeds of over 400 MHz, making it the industry's largest and fastest programmable IC

Interoute, Dimension Data Team Up
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Pan-European operator Interoute and Dimension Data sign three-year deal to deliver integrated network solutions to enterprise customers

Inkra Gets Savvis as Customer
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Savvis Communications to use Inkra's Virtual Service Switches to slash costs and expand intelligent hosting service offerings worldwide

Telefonica Mexico Deploys Marconi
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Telefonica Moviles Mexico to expand network capacity through $3.5M deal with Marconi for SDH optical multiplexers and power platforms

Agere, Samsung Develop Network-DRAM
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Agere Systems and Samsung to develop 400 Mbit/s Network-DRAM devices to relieve network bottlenecks in next-gen networks

Alcatel Completes Telera Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Telera to become a VoiceXML (voice extensible markup language) center of competency within Genesys, Alcatel's contact center software biz

Broadcom Intros Security Processor
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Cost-effective CryptoNetX 500 Mbit/s IP security processor supports full-featured AES encryption for firewall and VPN applications

OIF Tackles Security
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2002

Optical Internetworking Forum passes an implementation agreement outlining the Call Detail Records for UNI 1.0 billing

Multilink Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Multilink to lay off 40% to 45% of its 329 employees, closing some locations; co-chairman and executive VP Dr. Jens Albers resigns

Sonera/Telia Merger Delayed
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Sonera/Telia merger timetable pushed back because SEC review is taking longer than expected; prospectus due in September

Winstar Investors Sue Grubman
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Suit filed against Salomon Smith Barney and Jack Grubman for issuing 'false and deceptive' reports in order to inflate Winstar's stock

Effnet Under New Management
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

CEO Örjan Grinndal and executive VP Marika Philipson decide to leave; Göran E Larsson named acting CEO, Hans Runesten named acting EVP

Equinix Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Revenues were $18.0M, compared to $16.2M for last year's quarter; net loss was $24.6M ($0.25 per share); EBITDA loss was $6.9M

Sonus Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Sonus Networks to get rid of about 85 of its 492 employees, reducing its worldwide workforce by 17%

Covad Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Covad posts revenue of $97.7M, up 12.2% over last year's quarter but down 3.9% sequentially; net loss improved 28.2%, to $40.8M

Global Crossing Finally Sells
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Hutchison Telecommunications and Singapore Technologies Telemedia will invest $250M for 61.5% of the reconstituted Global Crossing

WorldCom Misplaces Another $3.3B
News Wire Feed | 8/9/2002

Oops again! WorldCom will restate its financials for 2000, after discovering another $3.3B that had been improperly reported

S&P: RBOCs Still Strong
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Investment-grade RBOCs' maintain strong business positions and solid balance sheets, says report from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services

SBC Seeks Protection From WorldCom
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

SBC asks a bankruptcy court to guarantee payment for any future services rendered to MCI WorldCom

C&W Sues Sockeye, Akamai
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Cable & Wireless takes Akamai and Sockeye Networks to court for infringing on Internet optimal-routing patent

Spectra Physics Locks Wavelengths
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Spectra-Physics intros a new generation of high-performance, tunable laser wavelength lockers for 25GHz systems

Nortel Sells Chinese Bank Optical SAN
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Nortel delivers OPTera Metro 5200 to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, providing DWDM ring for real-time data backup, recovery

Bell Labs Improves Authentication
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Bell Labs' two complementary security programs, Factotum and Secure Store, may lead to more secure, easier to use authentication systems

JGKB Photonics Grabs $4.3M
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Completes series A financing, including new investors Venture Coaches, GrowthWorks’ Managed Funds, and BDC Venture Capital

ECI Telecom Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

ECI Telecom improves net cash position by $35M; net cash balances rise to $88M; sequential decline in revenues expected in Q3

Intel Execs OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Intel completes SEC certification, files expanded 10Q, reaffirms its stock option accounting treatment

Anritsu, Fujikura Team on Raman Amps
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Anritsu and Fujikura to collaborate on development of Raman Optical Amplifier systems for 10-Gbit/s and 40-Gbit/s long-haul DWDM

OEpic Intros Receiver Chips
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

The 1310nm optical receiver chipset for 10-Gbit/s intermediate and long-reach applications sells for below $100

Lumics Intros Pump Module
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Lumics announces a low-profile 980nm pump laser module in a 14-pin butterfly package with thermoelectric cooler for EDFA applications

Qwest Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2002

Qwest Communications achieves positive free cash flow, reduces net loss to $1.14B ($0.68 per share), revises guidance for rest of 2002

Ixia Launches SAN Tester
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

Ixia announces Ixia Fabric Tester, a comprehensive Fibre Channel fabric test platform for SANs

Sprint Execs Certify Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

Sprint chairman and CEO William T. Esrey and CFO Robert J. Dellinger swear to the accuracy of company's SEC filings

Ernst & Young Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

Ernst & Young deploys Cisco's converged IP communications system at new headquarters in New York City's Times Square

ServGate Gets EMEA Distributor
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

ServGate Technologies signs pan-European distribution agreement for Internet Security Gateways with Tech Data/Computer2000 Europe

Cramer, Sheer Team on Provisioning
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

Cramer Systems and Sheer Networks partner to improve accuracy of network data, automate service activation

API Intros Photodetectors
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

New line of hybridized photodetectors offer user-setable gain, deliver maximum flexibility for developers and system builders

Tyco Refuses to Expand Board
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

Tyco won't go forward with its previously announced proxy statement, which proposed increasing the board from 11 to 15 directors

BellSouth Picks Cygent
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

BellSouth Internet Exchange selects the Cygent customer, order, and service management platform

OECD Beefs Up Security
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

The member governments of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development launch drive to improve security of online networks

LightConnect Intros FVOAs
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

LightConnect expands its portfolio of MEMS-based Variable Optical Attenuators with its FVOA Series 4000

Oki, AudioCodes Team on VOIP
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

Oki Electric and AudioCodes to form a strategic alliance to deliver VOIP solutions for the Japanese telecom carrier market

Agilent Bosses to OK Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2002

Agilent Technologies' CEO and CFO announce plans for full compliance with SEC's order requiring filing of sworn statements

MCI: Verizon's a Wannabe
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

MCI's COO says Verizon's 'Veriations All' service is a pale imitation that lacks true veriety

Cingular Nabs WorldCom Wireless Users
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Cingular and WorldCom ink an agreement to enable WorldCom Wireless customers to make Cingular their new retail wireless service provider

Cisco Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Cisco Systems reports Q4 revenues of $4.8B, EPS of $0.10 GAAP and $0.14 pro forma; expands stock repurchase program

OnFiber Acquires Telseon Assets
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

OnFiber Communications acquires Telseon assets worth $85M, extending network to 12 major U.S. metros and adding more than 90 new customers

Tektronix Cuts Test Costs
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Tektronix optical switching modules enable equipment manufacturers to reduce test costs, allow users to share resources more easily

S&P: Telecom Credit Ratings Still Negative
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Standard & Poor's ratings report card says 52 of 68 issuers have non-investment grade ratings and 34 have negative ratings outlooks

GlobalX Assures Quality of Service
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Global Crossing implements Matrix NetSystems Internet performance services; inks 2-year, $1.2M wholesale conferencing contract with ICCI

Dutch Telco Picks Equant VPN
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Equant to provide global communications network to Koninklijke Wessanen, connecting 40 locations via flexible, secure IP VPN

S&P Cuts Level 3
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Standard & Poor's downgrades Level 3's credit rating to CCC from CCC+; Level 3's rating is also removed from CreditWatch

AT&T Offers Local Service in Cali
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

AT&T invades SBC Pacific Bell's territory in the Golden State; company 'still waiting' for Pennsylvania to cut Verizon wholesale prices

Verizon Launches Veriations Plan
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

'Black, white, green, red/Can I take my friend to bed?' Verizon uses a silly Beatles song in ads for its 'Veriations' package of services

StockerYale Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Revenues and order backlog increase 21% and 70% respectively over last quarter

LVL7 Upgrades Fastpath Software
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

New Fastpath 3.0 opens the door to additional application services for enterprise, access, and metro markets

Golden Telecom Sees Growth, Profit
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Golden Telecom achieves 16% year-over-year growth in revenue and 124% year-over-year growth in EBITDA in the second quarter

Infonet Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Infonet sees core revenue up 5% vs. 1Q02, but overall revenue down 14% to $147M; KPNQwest and WorldCom bankruptcies force large writeoffs

Deloitte: Telecoms Must Diversify
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Communications companies must diversify, not focus, to succeed, says new 'Integrate to Innovate' report from Deloitte Research

AT&T Sees Telecommuting Rise
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

AT&T telework survey indicates productivity is up; technology barriers force some teleworkers to return to the office

Siemens Wins With Insurers
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Siemens Business Services wins IT services outsourcing deal with Guardian Life Insurance, gets 5-year contract extension from MetLife

Teem Acquires Northstar Technology
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Teem Photonics acquires the technology of former competitor Northstar Photonics, accelerating its EDWA development program

Riverstone Taps DoCoMo AOL CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Riverstone Networks picks Minoru Nakamura, former CEO of DoCoMo AOL, to lead Japan operations

Gartner: NetScreen Gains in Firewalls
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Gartner firewall market report says NetScreen attained largest market share gain, adding 65% share over a one-year period

Alcatel Picks IDT Chips
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Alcatel Shanghai Bell selects IDT's telecom products for multiple access and optical transport applications

Juniper Provides Kiwi VPN
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

Telstraclear deploys Juniper Networks ERX and M-series routers, supplied by Ericsson, for nationwide VPN services in New Zealand

In-Stat: Switch Fabrics to Boom
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

The young Switch Fabric is slated to experience a unit shipment CAGR of 141% from 2001 to 2006, according to a new report by In-Stat/MDR

ADVA Improves Revenues
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2002

ADVA Optical Networking defies weak market conditions with sequential revenue growth to €22.3M with pro forma operating income of €0.2M

Sprint Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Board of directors of Sprint declares a third quarter dividend of 12.5 cents per share for the Sprint FON Group

Chevin Springs Into Action
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Chevin acquires Jyra Research, launches joint venture with WildPackets to deliver network diagnostics, names Simon Copeland CEO

Corning Sells Molten Metal Filters
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Corning and Foseco Metallurgical sign three-year supply contract for high-efficiency ceramic metal casting filters

Qwest Names HR Officer
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

When not fighting crime as the Flash, Barry K. Allen will serve Qwest as executive vice president and chief human resources officer

Schott Unveils Mini Fiber Assembly
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Schott Optovance eases fiber routing issues with the Light Dealer, a mini fiber fan-out assembly that provides 50% space savings

Cisco Fellow Named ISOC Chair
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Cisco fellow Fred Baker to chair ISOC's board of trustees; former chair of the IETF seeks to increase education/training efforts

Marvell Doubles 10-GigE Density
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Marvell doubles the density of 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports with the dual 10-GbE XAUI SerDes

NetTest Monitors DWDM
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

NetTest announces QuestFiber network monitoring system to help network operators manage optical layer with ease via DWDM monitoring

BellSouth Sues AIN
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

BellSouth files suit against Access Integrated Networks to stop AIN from falsely associating BellSouth with its products and services

Progress Telecom Offers GigE
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Progress Telecom expands its product portfolio to include Gigabit Ethernet transport, debuting metro ring connectivity in five cities

Arbor Scores $22M
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Arbor Networks' oversubscribed series B funding round was led by Thomas Weisel Venture Partners; Arbor names Thomas Arthur CEO

KT Deploys Redback SMS
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Korea Telecom rolls out value-added services for 3.7M broadband ADSL customers with SMS 10000 subscriber management system

Verizon Tries Broadband Fixed Wireless
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Verizon trials broadband fixed wireless technology provided by BeamReach Networks in Northern Virginia, delivering up to 1.5 Mbit/s

Hatteras Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

Hatteras Networks appoints industry vet Paul Fagan, former sales VP at Actelis Networks, as VP of sales

Axsun Modulates With CyOptics
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2002

AXSUN Technologies announces commercial agreement to manufacture ultra-high-performance 10-Gbit/s electro-absorption modulated laser

Marconi Sells Military Comms Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

Marconi sells its Strategic Communications division (Marconi Mobile Holdings SpA) to Finmeccanica for £387M in cash and debt assumed

SBC to FCC: Save Us From Deadbeats
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

SBC thinks existing tariffs do not provide adequate protection, asks FCC to take action to safeguard telecom industry from financial turmoil

Tellabs Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

Tellabs aims to strengthen customer relationships, product development, international business with corporate reorganization

IBM, Check Point Team on VPNs
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

IBM and Check Point announce first in series of integrated VPN/Security appliances on IBM's xSeries server platforms

SonicWall CEO Quits
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

CEO Cosmo Santullo resigns in order to stay in Mass.; Bill Roach, SVP of partners, alliances, and strategic accounts, named interim CEO

Comcast Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

Revenues increased 15.8% over 2Q01, to $2.709B; operating cash flow increased 25.1% from 2Q01; net income was $140.3M ($0.15 per share)

OFC Sues FiberCore Over Patents
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

OFS files suit against FiberCore, charging infringement of several patents related to optical fiber technology, including PMD reduction

Tekelec Launches in China
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

Company opens office in Beijing, names Yanmin Li as managing director to lead its support and marketing activities in the country

Corio Acquires Qwest ASP Assets
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

Corio and Qwest sign agreement for Corio to acquire all ASP assets of Qwest CyberSolutions LLC

AT&T Completes Exchange Offer
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

AT&T has successfully completed its offer to exchange $7B of US dollar-denominated privately placed notes issued in November 2001

Tellium Offers Option Exchange
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

Employees can exchange outstanding stock options at $2.14 or more per share for a combo of share awards of common stock and new options

GlobalX Hits 1H Targets
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2002

Global Crossing's financial performance during first half of 2002 exceeds goals established in operating plan

APA Optics Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

APA Optics reports net loss of $1.25M ($0.11 a share) on revenues of $72,451, down from $434,335 in 1Q02; cites continued slump in demand

Infonetics Sees Security Boom
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

European end-user spending on security products, services, and PKI grows 175% from 2002 to 2006, from $2.9B to $7.9B, says Infonetics

AT&T: WorldCom Shutdown No Problem
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

AT&T addresses concerns about potential telecom network disruptions, says it can accommodate customers if WorldCom network shuts down

DOJ Backs Verizon Application
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Department of Justice supports Verizon's application to offer long distance in Delaware and N.H.; Verizon applies for Virginia, too

Ericsson Responds to S&P Cut
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Ericsson says BB+ rating by Standard & Poor's will have no effect on its rights offering

Time Warner Telecom Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Time Warner Telecom sees $184.6M in revenue, $53.1M in EBITDA (its 13th consecutive quarter of positive EBITDA), and a net loss of $30.8M

ZTE Picks EZchip
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

ZTE Corp., China's largest telecom equipment manufacturer, selects EZchip Technologies' NP-1 to power next-generation metro switch

FTTH Council Names New Leadership
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

James Salter, CEO of Atlantic Engineering Group, is elected council president; Mike DiMauro, VP at FiberCore, is council's new VP

AT&T Speeds Cable Modems
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

AT&T Broadband offers faster cable Internet service called UltraLink; plans to trial slower service later in the year (no, seriously)

OmniGuide Puts Khatod on Board
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Anil Khatod, former Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer of Nortel Networks, joins OmniGuide Communications’ board of directors

Genesys Logs 198 Wins in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Alcatel subsidiary Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories achieved 198 customer wins in the second quarter of 2002

Bookham Divests Interest in MM
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Bookham Technology sells Canada-based R&D sub, Measurement Microsystems A-Z, to a company backed by former management of MM

Dell'Oro: Optical Gear Still Slumping
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Optical equipment market projected to continue decline through 2004, according to Dell'Oro Group report

WorldTravel Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

WorldTravel BTI selects Sprint to provide first-class network for new voice and high-speed data services

Nortel Powers German Travel Agents
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Travel agency provider Start Amadeus selects Nortel Networks for ATM/IP network solutions, to migrate to IP multiservice platform

Guangdong Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Guangdong Telecom awards Alcatel multimillion-dollar contract to expand DSL network capacity

ISS Supports Avanex/Oplink Merger
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Institutional Shareholder Services recommends Avanex and Oplink stockholders vote for merger at their special meetings on August 15

Memscap to Buy JDSU's Cronos
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Memscap to acquire MEMS unit from JDS Uniphase, become exclusive supplier of MEMS-based products to JDSU; Memscap reports 1H results

ADC Selling Components Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Focused on cost reduction, ADC will sell or discontinue entire line of passive and active optical components, close fabs, continue layoffs

Lucent Sells Division to INS
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

International Network Services completes acquisition of Lucent Technologies' enterprise professional services business

Santera Names Execs
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Santera Systems steals veterans from Alcatel and Lucent to serve as VPs of marketing, global sales, and program management

France Telecom Sells Dutch Sub
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

France Telecom pursues its debt reduction plan by selling Casema Holding to Liberty Media for €750M

SVP, UC Berkeley Teach ABCs
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2002

Silicon Valley Photonics and UC Berkeley Extension offer a short course on "The ABCs of Fiber Optic Communications: Modules & Networks"

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