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Path 1 Overallotment Exercised
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2003

Managing underwriter Paulson Investment Co. picks up another 187,000 units, or more than 500,000 shares

SR Telecom Posts Busy Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2003

Revenues were $30.6M, down from $49.0M in 2Q02; loss $5.0M; Netro merger and stock split OK'd; $6M raised; 1st AirStar orders received

Quick Eagle Unveils Channel Program
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2003

Quick Eagle Networks will launch its International Channel Value Program for partners outside North America on September 1st

KMI: Optical Networking to Rebound
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2003

The optical networking gear market declined 53% in 2002 to $10.1B and will decline another 6% in 2003 before rebounding in 2004, says KMI

NetScaler Optimizes Google
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2003

Google deploys the NetScaler 9000 Series secure application networking system to enhance search performance

Encore, MetaSwitch Team on VOP
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2003

Encore Networks and MetaSwitch establish strategic partnership to provide universally compatible advanced converged voice solutions

Xponent Offers Novel 10G PIN FROA
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Offers a 10G PIN photodiode in a novel Fiber-Ready Optical Assembly form-factor, the first of its Surface Mount Photonics products

AMCC to Buy JNI for $190M
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. plans to acquire Fibre Channel hardware and software supplier JNI for approximately $190 million in stock

American Fiber Systems Banks $6M
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

American Fiber Systems closes an additional $6M equity round, led by North Atlantic Capital, to fund business expansion

Memscap to Acquire GalayOr
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Memscap to acquire GalayOr and raise at least $3.5M from financial investors; reports a 1H03 net loss of €13.87M, down 21% from 2H02

Jungo Powers Planex VPN Gateway
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Japan's Planex Communications introduces a high-throughput VPN gateway powered by Jungo Software Technologies' OpenRG software

Eagle Broadband Lands CEO, $10M
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Hires Dave Weisman as CEO; names founder and CEO Dr. H. Dean Cubley as CTO; closes $10M financing round led by Aggregate Networks

Spirent Exec to Chair MEF
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Mark Fishburn, Spirent Communications' VP of technical strategy, elected chairman of the board of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF)

Koncent Offers Waveplates
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Koncent unveils series of waveplates for polarization management; patents packaging methodology for DWDM and OADM applications

Veraz Wins VOIP Deal in Russia
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Russia's Central Telegraph picks Veraz Networks' Packet Telephony solution for deployment in its VOIP network under Multitel project

Corvis Raises $77.4M
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

Corvis raises $77.4M via private placement of 67,278,280 shares of its common stock at $1.15 per share

TranSwitch Exchanges Notes
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2003

TranSwitch Corp. commences exchange offer for its 4.5% convertible notes due 2005

Redback Gets Nasdaq Extension
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Redback now has until Oct. 11, 2003, to comply with Nasdaq's minimum price requirement

Stratos Files for Sterling
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Stratos Lightwave files Registration Statement with the SEC relating to the proposed merger with Sterling Holding Company

Dacom to Deploy Lucent DWDM
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Lucent to supply optical networking systems to South Korean wireline and broadband service provider to expand its DWDM backbone network

LightCore Crosses Big Muddy
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Has expanded its dual, ring-protected, fiber optic routes from St. Louis into East St. Louis and Collinsville, Ill.

Sprint Jumps on UNE-P
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Moves forward with portfolio of local, long-distance, and nationwide wireless bundles in wake of FCC UNE-P order

Alcatel Boosts China R&D
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Large part of this year’s US$100 million R&D funding for China goes to 3G, US$45 million for 3G infrastructure and app development

BT Inks Deal With FT
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

BT announces a £3.5 million contract with the Financial Times to deploy a new wide-area network

MCI to Buy More Digex
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

MCI has commenced a tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Class A Common Stock of Digex not already owned by MCI

BellSouth to Sell DirecTV
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Strategic alliance to offer BellSouth customers in residential homes, DIRECTV® digital satellite television service in early 2004

Netilla Networks Nets $2 Million
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Investment by Masthead Venture Partners brings Netilla’s Series C financing to $8 million

Gen'l Bandwidth Teams With Sylantro
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Have begun certification testing to provide a wide range of PBX-type services and other features

Tellium/Zhone Merger Proceeds
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Tellium and Zhone announce early termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Review

Riverstone Reveals Details
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

Overstated its previously reported net revenues for the fiscal year ended March 2, 2002, of $210.8 million by as much as $85.5 million

Nortel Wins China VOIP Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/27/2003

China Netcom selects Nortel Networks to provide voice over IP, multimedia solutions for next-generation network

Riverstone Rethinks Revenues
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Preliminary review shows overstated revenues for the years ending March 2002 and March 2003.

Ericsson, Liekki Lick Splicing Losses
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Splicing losses as low as 0.03dB per splice achieved for Liekki highly-doped erbium fibers with Ericsson Network Technologies splicers

Union Points Finger at Adelphia
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Communications Workers of America asks bankruptcy judge to appoint examiner to investigate Adelphia's 'scorched-earth' labor practices

Alcatel Wins FTTU Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Northwestern Georgia's Dalton Utilities selects Alcatel Fiber-to-the-User system to provide broadband voice, video, and data services

Inmarsat Picks ADC Billing System
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Inmarsat selects ADC's Singl.eView dynamic transaction management platform for its next-stage mobile satellite services

Sandburst Gets Asian Partner
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Chip firm signs Taiwanese firm Litz Technologies as a regional representative for selling platforms

Oxford Health Goes Sprinting
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Oxford Health Plans implements new Sprint voice, data, and wireless services, in multiyear agreement

ADC Names New CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

ADC names Gokul Hemmady as chief financial officer; Mark Borman replaces Hemmady as treasurer, remains VP of investor relations

Atlantic.Net Picks Progress
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

ISP Atlantic.Net uses Progress Telecom's new Fast Ethernet service to connect three Orlando metro sites to its new tier-one data center

Annunziata Takes Tropic Chair
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Bob Annunziata, founder of Teleport Communications Group, will join Tropic Networks' board of directors as non-executive chairman

AMCC Intros 10-Gig Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

AMCC's new 10-Gbit/s transceivers deliver electronic compensation, on-chip test and monitor capabilities, and low power consumption

Cox Picks Ciena
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Cox Communications selects Ciena's Online Metro and Edge platforms to support advanced data services on its multiservice broadband network

Fortinet Pockets $30M
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2003

Fortinet closes $30M Series D round of funding, led by Redpoint Ventures and including Meritech Capital Partners as a new investor

PingTone Ensures VOIP Quality
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

PingTone releases Call Assurance Design Integrated User Support (Cadius), the first real-time IP telephony call-quality system

Bechtel Picks Lucent to Rebuild Iraq
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Bechtel awards Lucent a $25M subcontract to carry out emergency repair and rehabilitation of the communications network in Iraq

FTTH Council Applauds FCC
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Calls the FCC's Triennial Review the "most significant and important regulatory document in the country's telecommunications history"

Infonetics: SPR Market Grows
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

The worldwide service provider router and market grew 4% to $669M in 2Q03, fueled by spending in the core router segment

Level 3, SBC Extend Agreement
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

SBC Internet Services extends contract with Level 3 for dial-up Internet access service by two years, through the end of 2006

Quarry Offers Intrusion Detection
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Quarry Technologies announces the iQ-IDS network-based Intrusion Detection System for its iQ series platforms

Agilent Intros Test Kit
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Agilent Technologies introduces industry's first standards-based test kit that shortens test-system setup and coding time

Ellacoya Offers Application-Aware OS
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Ellacoya Networks announces gENIOS, the first operating system for building and managing Application Aware Networks

Riverhead Protects Rackspace
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Riverhead solution provides key technology for new distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection service from Rackspace Managed Hosting

CoWare Hires Technical Advisors
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

CoWare forms seven-person Technical Advisory Board, to be headed by chief scientist Dr. Heinrich Meyr

CommVerge Builds Out DST
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Brunei's DST Communications selects CommVerge Solutions to upgrade its SDH optical network to accommodate 2.5G/3G mobile services

Alaskans Deploy Minerva for IPTV
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Alaskan IOC Matanuska Telephone Association deploys Minerva Networks' IP television headend for delivery of triple-play services

Agere Buys Ireland's Massana
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Agere Systems acquires Massana, an Irish developer of Gigabit Ethernet physical layer device (PHY) technologies, for $26.2M in stock

ADC Meets ISO 9001:2000 Spec
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

ADC'S IP Cable Business Unit receives ISO 9001:2000 certification

Motorola, Quantum Bridge Do FTTP
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

ISP and cable operator QCOL selects Motorola and Quantum Bridge to provide an FTTP network for delivery of triple-play services

Network Associates Tests VOIP
News Wire Feed | 8/25/2003

Network Associates' Sniffer Technologies division awarded patent on selective filtering in analysis of Voice over Internet Protocol calls

USTA Reacts to FCC Ruling
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

US Telecom Association is 'relieved' that the FCC has finally issued its Triennial Review order, but still doesn't know what it's about

DSL.net Weighs in on FCC Ruling
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

DSL.net applauds the FCC's ruling for sustaining its ability to provide broadband access for businesses

Alcatel Wins China Netcom DSL Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

Alcatel to supply Netcom with 400,000 DSL lines; Dell'Oro confirms Alcatel as worldwide DSL leader, with 3.1M lines shipped in Q2

FCC's Copps Slams Triennial Ruling
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

Commissioner Copps says the Triennial Review decision 'plays fast and loose with the country’s broadband future,' damages competition

Vitesse Completes Multilink Buy
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

The acquisition announced in June is done, bringing the tranceiver vendor into the Vitesse fold

Avanex to Acquire Vitesse Assets
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

Substantially all of the assets of Vitesse's Optical Systems Division land in Avanex's hands for roughly $6M in stock

TIA Applauds FCC's Broadband Ruling
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

The Telecommunications Industry Association is 'elated' by the deregulation of new broadband facilities in the FCC's Triennial Review

F5, NetScaler Settle Patent Dispute
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

NetScaler to license F5's 'Cookie Persistence' patent; F5 to license a NetScaler patent; NetScaler to pay an undisclosed licensing fee

Raytheon Heads Military Network Effort
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

Leading a team of network systems experts, Raytheon submits proposal for Transformational Communications MilSatCom Network Segment

CompTel Comments on FCC Review
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

It's 'heartened' by the preservation of UNE-P, but 'wholeheartedly disappointed' about the elimination of line-sharing for broadband

Qwest Comments on FCC Review
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

Qwest declares itself happy with the FCC's ruling on broadband, but remains 'disappointed' with the decision on UNE-P

Sprint Comments on FCC Review
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2003

Sprint cheers the FCC's order on UNE-P, but is 'disappointed' by the exclusion of wireless companies from buying transport at UNE prices

Nortel Builds Korean DWDM
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

KT builds its first long-haul DWDM network, using Nortel's OPTera Long Haul 1600

Marvell Reports Smokin' Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

Revenues were a record $192.9M, up 61% over last year, for net income of $9.4M ($0.07/share), up from a loss of $9.3M ($0.08/share) in 2Q03

JDSU CEO Straus to Retire
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

Jozef Straus is stepping down from the CEO seat on Sept. 1, with Kevin Kennedy, most recently COO of Openwave Systems, taking the helm

MPLS/FRA OKs TDM-MPLS IA
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

The MPLS/Frame Relay Alliance approves a new Implementation Agreement for TDM transport over MPLS using ATM Adaptation Layer 1

Lucent Sponges Idea From Nature
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

Bell Labs scientists find naturally-occuring optical fiber in deep-sea sponges that may have advantages over industrial optical fiber

Koncent Patents Isolator
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

Koncent Communication awarded US patent for its two-stage optical isolator with simplified assembly process and improved performance

Ciena to Acquire Akara
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

Sonet-based storage-over-distance solutions provider Akara to merge with Ciena subsidiary; $31M in cash and $14M in stock changes hands

Ciena Reduces Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 8/21/2003

Revenues were $68.5M, up 37% from last year's Q3, for a net loss of $88.9M ($0.20/share), down from a loss of $160.0M ($0.20/share)

Radware Updates Switch
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Radware extends bulletproof global high availability with the release of Web Server Director version 8

ADC Q3 Sales Slip, but Loss Narrows
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Net sales were $188.5M, down from $235.1M in 3Q02, for a net loss of $15.1 ($0.02/share), improving from a loss of $629.1M ($0.79/share)

Synergy: Router Market Grows
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Alcatel and Avici increase market share in Q2 as the router market posts its highest growth in over two years, says Synergy Research

Allstream Wins at MIJO
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Allstream signs multi-year deal to provide Internet, data, security, and hosting services to commercial advertising distribution firm MIJO

Optical Solutions Debuts FTTP System
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Launches new BPON and GPON standards-compliant FiberPath 500 fiber-to-the-premises system for triple-play services at gigabit speeds

Innovance Limbers Up
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Innovance Networks successfully completes field trial of AgileCore, the world's first automated, tunable, agile photonic network

Lightwaves2020 Has EDFAs
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Lightwaves2020 introduces two MSA-compliant compact EDFAs

International Net Traffic Growing
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

TeleGeography forecasts 67% growth in international Internet traffic this year

Codima Offers AutoMap
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

The latest version of Codima's Express Suite automates network discovery and delivers 'intelligent visibility' with autoMap feature

K2 Debuts Narrowline Lasers
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

K2 Optronics develops narrow linewidth external cavity lasers for fiber optic sensing and test and measurement applications

MEF Gets Eight New Members
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

The Metro Ethernet Forum welcomes eight new members, expands board and elects new directors, touts technical progress at annual meeting

Acme Packet Scores in Italy
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Agsm Telecomunicazioni selects Acme Packet Net-Net session border controllers to enable hosted SIP services in Italy

Fibernet Boosts London Network
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Fibernet extends the reach of its metro network services in London, bringing the total length of its MAN to over 300 route kilometres

Jiangxi Government Picks Juniper
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Juniper Networks to build advanced MPLS VPN information network for the Government Information Centre in China's Jiangxi Province

Golden Telecom to Buy Comincom
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Golden Telecom to acquire Comincom and Combellga from Telenor in exchange for shares equalling 19.5% of Golden Telecom

Riverstone Names President/CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Oscar Rodriguez succeeds Romulus Pereira as prez and CEO; Nasdaq lets company stay listed for now, provided it files statements by 9/8

Birch Picks Ciena MSPP
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Birch Telecom picks Ciena's DN7100 multiservice switching platform to converge Frame Relay, ATM, and CES traffic in Texas and Oklahoma

Larscom, Tandberg Team on DV
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

Tandberg Television and Larscom to bundle technology for integrated offering that enables delivery of digital video to remote locations

RSoft Speeds Up BandSolve
News Wire Feed | 8/20/2003

RSoft Design Group's BandSolve version 1.2 automates and accelerates calculation of photonic band structures for photonic crystal devices

Sycamore Slashes Q4 Loss
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Revenues were $10.9M, up from $8.5M in 4Q02, for a net loss of $9.7M ($0.04/share), down from a loss of $73.5M ($0.28/share) in 4Q02

MCI Clarifies Clarifications
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

MCI/WorldCom reaffirms current financial guidance, clarifies 8-K filing

Time Warner Wins Ethernet Gig
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Time Warner Telecom wins $1.5 million contract for Ethernet and data communications service to Orange County, Fla.

Telefónica Does VOIP in Germany
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Telefónica Deutschland converges voice and data networks using Cisco gear, with NetCentrex software and Dimension Data systems integration

Avantel Picks Alcatel for NGN
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Leading Mexican ISP delivers voice and broadband services with Alcatel's Next-Generation Network (NGN) solutions

SingTel Teams With China Telecom
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

SingTel and China Telecom to jointly offer full suite of end-to-end data services to and from China

Netopia Gets Piece of Chipotle Win
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Netopia's Cayman Gateways support Netifice IP VPN implementation at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants

Chipotle Deploys Netifice IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Chipotle Mexican Grill selects Netifice to deploy and manage a broadband network linking 250 restaurants nationwide

Aegis Debuts Tunable Chip
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Aegis Semiconductor announces the world's first multi-cavity tunable thin film filter chip, enabling reconfigurable network nodes

Ipsum Networks Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Ipsum Networks names David J. Rega, most recently CFO at Ensoniq, as its chief financial officer

LVL7 Wins NetGear Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

LVL7's Fastpath networking software powers the latest Layer 3 Gigabit Switch from Netgear

Lucent Does EV-DO in Korea
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Lucent Technologies to build CDMA2000 1xEV-DO network for KTF in South Korea in an $80M deal

Verizon Resumes Talks With Labor
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Negotiations among Verizon, the Communication Workers of America, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will resume today

Level 3 Sells Part of Genuity Network
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Level 3 to sell Midwest Fiber Optic Network, a regional network acquired in the Genuity transaction, to CenturyTel for $17M in cash

Bells Back DSLHome Project
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Bell Canada, BellSouth, SBC, and Verizon work with the DSL Forum on its DSLHome initiative to boost uptake of DSL-based home networks

DenseLight Goes SLEDding
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

DenseLight Semiconductors rolls out high-power superluminescent light emitting diodes (SLEDs), featuring at least 20mW power at 1550nm

Lumentis Gets NEBS Certified
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Lumentis successfully completes Network Equipment Building Standards (NEBS) Level 1 compliance testing

General Bandwidth Wins Dalton
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Dalton Utilities selects General Bandwidth's G6 platform for Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) deployment in Dalton, Georgia

Virtela Launches DIY Toolkit
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Virtela Communications launches Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Toolkit for global enterprise wide-area networks (WANs)

Peribit Wins Utility Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Orcom deploys Peribit Networks' SR-20 Sequence Reducers for mission-critical data mirroring application supporting 7M utility customers

Check Point Goes Express
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Unveils 'Check Point Express,' a comprehensive VPN/security solution designed for midsize businesses with up to 500 users

AFC Does DSL in DR
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

The Dominican Republic's Tricom upgrades its network with AFC's UniversalDSL solution for DSL service delivery to more customers

Spirent Unleashes Product Blitz
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Rolls out ten new products for its performance analysis platforms, adding broadband access, security, IP telephony, and routing features

Agilent Posts Monster Q3 Loss
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2003

Revenues were $1.50B, for a net loss of $1.56B ($3.28/share), thanks to a $1.4B non-cash charge on income taxes

RUS OKs APA Cables & Networks
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

APA Optics subsidiary APA Cables & Networks receives RUS acceptance for its Americable fiber distribution system

Tellium, Zhone File Merger Statement
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

Tellium and Zhone file a registration statement on Form S-4 with the SEC regarding their proposed merger

St. Helens Picks RAD's IPmux
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

RAD Data's IPmux TDM over IP gateway chosen by England's St. Helens College to deliver voice and data to staff and students

Accelerant Uses Tyco Backplanes
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

Accelerant delivers 10 Gbit/s through Tyco Electronics backplanes with error-free operation over three connector reference platforms

ITXC Deploys NexTone
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

NexTone Multiprotocol Session Controllers to interconnect ITXC.net, the world's largest VOIP network, with other carrier networks

Probe Sees Metro Optical Squeeze
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

Metro optical gear sales are being hurt by low traffic demand, capex cuts, carrier consolidation, and lack of profitable services

Net Insight Turns Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

Net Insight wins $1.7M equipment order from a US next-generation service provider to carry rich media over a global, IP-based network

Cavium, Crossbeam Team on VPNs
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

VPN accelerator card based on Cavium's Nitrox lite processor improves throughput, cuts cost for Crossbeam C30 security services switch users

China Unicom Selects NetScreen
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

China Unicom picks NetScreen to provide firewall and security solutions for its Internet Data and Managed Services Centers

Broadcom Ships Silicon Tuner
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

Judge's ruling exempts Broadcom's BCM3416 advanced digital tuner from court injunction, clearing the way for volume shipments

Riverstone Offers Services Module
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

Riverstone Networks introduces powerful Advanced Services Module to increase revenue from new Ethernet services

ITU Unveils ATM/MPLS Standard
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

ITU approves a set of standards to allow greater interoperability between different network elements, linking ATM and MPLS technologies

InfiniBand Transceiver MSA Founded
News Wire Feed | 8/18/2003

Ten industry leaders form the IBPAK multi-source agreement for hot-swap-capable transceivers that support InfiniBand-defined ports

ElectroniCast Sees ASIC Upturn
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2003

Forecasts an improvement of global shipment value of optoelectronic ASICs in 2003, with a return to serious growth in 2004-2007

Band-X: Power Outage Hit Net
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2003

Band-X reports a notable increase in packet loss on Internet routes between Europe and North America following Thursday night's blackout

Gartner: DSL Market Grew 16% in Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2003

The worldwide DSL equipment market posted strong growth of 16% for 2Q03, according to preliminary results from Gartner

MCI Improves Numbers in June
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2003

MCI reports $2.075B in revenue during June, up from $2.034B in May, for net income of $84M, up from $46M in May

Xtera Scores $30M
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2003

Xtera Communications closes on $30 million of new financing, mostly from existing investors

Internet OK in Power Outage
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

A power outage spanning from New York to Detroit appears to have left the Net unharmed

Gartner: SPR Market Rebounds
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Worldwide service provider router (SPR) revenues were $455.4M in 2Q, up 6% from Q1 -- the first up quarter since declines began a year ago

Gartner: Ethernet Switch Market Slips
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Second-quarter port shipments fell 2.6% year-over-year to 37.4M, while vendor revenue fell 15% to $2.3B, according to Gartner

Bell Canada Claims to Weather Outage
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Bell Canada says its networks remain functional despite power outage, but it urges customers to restrict phone use

Verizon Claims to Weather Outage
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Verizon says its networks are operating well despite the blackout, as call routing centers automatically convert to diesel generators

DT Posts 1H Profit
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Group revenue increased by 5.7% year-on-year to €27.2B, while net income improved by €5.0B to a positive €1.1B

Lucent Scores in Moscow
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Moscow Cellular Communications chooses Lucent to deploy advanced mobile network for coverage in Moscow and the surrounding suburbs

Anritsu Offers POS Modules
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Anritsu's data quality analyzer mainframes enhanced by add-on packet over Sonet (POS) capability, from 155 Mbit/s to 10 Gbit/s

Relizon Reups With Sprint
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Relizon signs with Sprint for another four years, in a $4M deal to connect 100+ facilities nationwide with VPN, FR, and IP services

Arris Closes Com21 Acquisition
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Arris completes the acquisition of the CMTS-related assets of Com21, including the stock of its Irish subsidiary, for $2.8M

Sprint Extends IP Backbone to Taiwan
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Sprint expands its SprintLink IP network to include Taiwan, acquires a license to provision corporate data and IPL services in Taiwan

Ciena Adds EMUX to CWDM
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Ciena integrates Ethernet multiplexing (EMUX) capabilities in its Online Edge coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) platform

Ixia Hires Alcatel Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Ixia appoints Alan Amrod, vice president of marketing at Alcatel since 2000, as its new marketing VP

AFOP Announces Power Monitors
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

Alliance Fiber Optic Products releases a series of Miniature Integrated Power Monitors for DWDM systems and add/drop modules

Linley: PMC's Control Slipping
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2003

According to a new report from The Linley Group, Motorola and Broadcom threaten PMC-Sierra's standing in control-plane market

UTStarcom Touts $30M China Win
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

To expand deployments of China Netcom's IP-based PAS ('The People's Technology') systems in Shandong Province

ION Networks CEO Departs
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Kam Saifi steps down as president and CEO but will remain on the board

UTStarcom Signs China Netcom
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Yet another China contract for the IP-based PAS system, this time for $30M to deploy in Shandong Province

Feds Spreading the Pork
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Estimated $85B in federal IT contract awards available over the next three years, especially in security, integration, and net architecture

BellSouth Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Alcatel equipment chosen by BellSouth to complete 100 cercent build-out of Mississippi's DSL central office network

IIJ Posts Q1 Returns
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Revenues totaled ¥8,344 million (US$69.6 million), a decrease of 15.3% compared to 1Q02 and a decrease of 36.0% from 4Q02

InDigiNet Merges With UBC/C2C
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Integration has begun with the previously announced Universal Broadband Communications asset purchase and C2C Exchange merger

GRIC to Buy Axcelerant
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

GRIC Communications has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Axcelerant, a provider of managed broadband VPN services

Yankee Defends MCI
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

'little more than a determined effort by MCI's competitors to disrupt its bankruptcy reorganization'

Mitsui Distributes Ingate
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Trading company to market and distribute Ingate Firewalls and SIParatorsin Japan and throughout Asia

DSL.net Extends New Edge Reach
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Wholesale agreement allows New Edge to offer business broadband connections in the Eastern US over the DSL.net broadband network

Sprint Wins Chicago Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Chicago Mercantile Exchange selects Sprint as part of telecommunications connectivity enhancement

MCI Names Prez/COO
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Appoints Richard R. Roscitt, ex-ADC CEO, its president and chief operating officer

Graybar Expands AFL Fiber Line
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

To stock more complete line of AFL products, including copper interconnect products, fiber closures, test and inspection equipment

Asia Netcom Deploys NEC IPv6
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

NEC provides next-gen multimedia applications to businesses and gov't agencies in Japan across Asia Netcom's fiber optic infrastructure

APA Optics Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Revenues for the fiscal 2003 first quarter of $1,566,992, up from the $72,451 posted for the same period of fiscal 2003

Golden Telecom Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Consolidated revenue in the second quarter of 2003 was $80.7 million, and consolidated net income was $11.9 million; acquisitions planned

Path 1 Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Net revenue increased $173,000 or nearly 32% to $714,000, for the quarter ended June 30, 2003

FiberNet Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Revenues for the second quarter of 2003 increased to $6.5 million, up 1% from $6.4 million for the first quarter of 2003

China Unicom Picks Terabeam
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Operator plans to use free-space optics to close an SDH ring in Chongquing, China

EZchip Does IPv6
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Releases sample IPv6 routing code for the NP-1c network processor

ADC Shakes Things Up
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Names Robert E. Switz President and CEO; J. A. Blanchard III, Non-Executive Chairman; Rick Roscitt accepts new position at... MCI!

NEC Wins Turkey
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Turkey Telecom Industries (TTI) has awarded a contract for DSL broadband infrastructure and services to NEC Corp.

Infineon OEMs in Taiwan
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Signs agreement with United Expitaxy Company to set up a joint venture for manufacture and development of fiber optics components

Siemens Gets More China Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

Siemens IC Networks has been commissioned by China’s leading carrier, China Telecom, to upgrade the company’s optical network in Gansu

Pandatel Sales Weak but Rising
News Wire Feed | 8/13/2003

In H1 2003, Pandatel booked sales of €8.9M, as against €15.2 one year earlier; for the first time in 3 quarters, sales rose in Q2

Report: MAN Testing Looking Up
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Frost & Sullivan study finds world MAN test equipment market was worth $565.8M in 2002 and is likely to reach $836.4M by 2009

Tandberg Demos DSL TV
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

TANDBERG Television joins with partners to show world’s first end-to-end Windows Media 9 Series System for TV over DSL

OuterBounds Unveils Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

nVox IP telephony suite will be made available to resellers immediately

Luminous Wins in Potato Land
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Idaho Falls Power chooses Luminous PacketWave platform to support data, voice, and video services in metro network

The Cicadas Have a King!
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Cicada Semiconductor names industry veteran to Andrew J. Rava to executive sales post

Leucadia to Acquire WilTel
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

The proposed deal has the former Williams Communications becoming a subsidiary of the Leucadia holding company

Lumics Launches Laser
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

LU1055M200 1055nm pump laser for S-band amplifier promises 'kink-free' power up to 200mW

Sonus Goes Indian
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Launches direct operations in Mumbai

EDS Selects Inkra
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

EDS data centers in Plano to be armed with Inkra's Virtual Service Switches

ADC Goes Dutch
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Multikabel deployment of Cuda 12000 Next Generation CMTS marks the first Cuda sale for ADC in the region

Telstra Deploys ADVA Metro Kit
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

ADVA's FSP 3000 to be installed in major Australian cities under Siemens's 3-year frame contract for optical backbone networks

Sprint Declares Q3 Dividend
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

A dividend of 12.5 cents per share on Sprint FON Common Stock, Series 1 was declared and will be paid Sept. 30, 2003,

Alcatel Adds to Access Suite
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Adds 7340 FTTU Business Optical Network Termination (B-ONT) family to its industry leading Fiber-to-the-User (FTTU) portfolio

Broadcom Claims 100 SiByte Wins
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Acqisition of SiByte and its BCM1250 dual-core processor has paid off in design wins, company claims

Lucent Into Costa Rican ICE
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), the country's sole telecom provider, will deploy next-gen optical solutions from Lucent

BankAtlantic Picks BellSouth for LD
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

To provide long-distance and consolidated communications services

Exar Launches Framers
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

Next-gen silicon solution incorporates a Line Interface Unit (LIU) and framer in one combination device family

OIF Surveys Backplaners
News Wire Feed | 8/12/2003

OIF to solicit input from backplane designers on design practices and methodologies regarding the Forum's Common Electrical I/O project

Spectra-Physics Expands in China
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

New subsidiary provides in-country sales, service, and support from its Beijing headquarters

MagniFire Secures Web Apps
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

New security startup, MagniFire, will protect Web-based applications

SkyStream Scores More
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Gets new funds from investors including Comcast Interactive Capital, AOL Time Warner, Shaw Communications, and Amerindo Investment Advisors

BreconRidge Swings Nortel Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Nortel's High-Speed Modules business and entered into a 3-year supply agreement

DSL.net Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

DSL.net's integrated voice and data T1 service offering to run on Cisco infrastructure equipment, including routers and gateways

NetScreen in Hong Kong Deployment
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Its integrated firewall and VPN security solutions have been selected by PCCW, a telecommunications and data network carrier

Sorrento Completes LuxN Buy
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Sorrento Networks has successfully closed the acquisition of LuxN for a combination of stock, warrants, and cash

Bell Canada Secures With Aventail
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Bell services, powered by Aventail, offer SSL access from any Internet-enabled device over a 'clientless' VPN

Sprint Is Local in Houston
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Sprint now offering local phone service to businesses in downtown Houston and the metropolitan area

Nortel Wins Telefònica Deal
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Telefònica has awarded a series of contracts to Nortel estimated at US$20 million for expansion of Telefònica Brasil's optical network

BellSouth Goes to the Movies
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Movielink and BellSouth launch co-branded movie rental service for BellSouth customers

AdventNet Adds a Provider
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

US Networks, based in Morrisville, NC, using the AdventNet Web NMS to power its SureNet network Monitoring and trouble resolution system

Xignal Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 8/11/2003

Xignal Technologies, a leading IP solutions provider for the semiconductor industry, appoints Paul Engle, former Avanex CEO

Nortel to Support Chinese Carriers
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2003

Nortel Networks extends warranty network service agreements with China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile for one more year

BTexact Tests Data Connection
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2003

BTexact's tests confirm high performance and scaleability of Data Connection's BGP routing software

Tyco to SEC: Hurry It Up
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2003

Tyco requests that the SEC make its shelf registration statement effective ASAP; SEC completes review of restated financials

Time Warner Gets MedAire
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2003

Time Warner Telecom wins two-year contract to deliver local Internet, voice, and data services to MedAire, increasing bandwidth four-fold

Broadcom, Intel Settle Suits
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2003

Broadcom to pay Intel $60M in cash for dismissal of all patent claims; companies enter patent cross-license agreement

Town Hall Installs PAV
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2003

Great Yarmouth Borough Council opens up high-bandwidth connectivity using PAV Data Systems' Free Space Optic technology

Sales Soar at ConEd Comms
News Wire Feed | 8/8/2003

Con Edison Communications gains momentum in NYC, boosting its customer base by more than 125% in the first half of 2003

Verizon Labor Talks Go Regional
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

In talks with Verizon, the IBEW and CWA refer job security issues to regional bargaining tables for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Turk Telecom Picks Redback
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Turk Telecom picks Redback's SmartEdge 800 Service Gateway and new NetOp Policy Manager for Turkey’s first major broadband deployment

Covad, Z-Tel Split Lines
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

New line-splitting collaboration for business-class local and long-distance voice and high-speed Internet services

JPSA Laser Offers Beam Homogenizer
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Converts a non-uniform UV Excimer laser beam into a homogeneous beam with 95% uniformity while utilizing >80% of the laser power

Zarlink Intros Fast Ethernet Switches
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Zarlink raises the performance bar with family of small, intelligent Fast Ethernet switches with advanced access and QOS features

SGI Resells TeraBurst
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Silicon Graphics (SGI) becomes reseller of TeraBurst optical networking products for connectivity between SGI Reality Centers

Insensys Acquires Indigo Photonics
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Insensys acquires Indigo Photonics, a spinoff from Aston University, in an all-stock deal; 3i becomes an Insensys shareholder

IntelliRisk Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

IntelliRisk selects Sprint to connect nine of its First Contact subsidiary's customer care centers in the US and Canada

Redback Intros Policy Manager
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Redback Networks announces NetOp Policy Manager, a policy and service management software solution for broadband networks

Court OKs MCI's SEC Settlement
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Settlement calls for a penalty of $2.25B, but the company only has to pay $500M cash, plus $250M in stock to shareholders and bondholders

MCI Hits Back at AT&T
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

MCI says AT&T has misrepresented the facts in its 'salacious' claims, all part of a scheme to obstruct MCI's emergence from Chapter 11

ECI Telecom Q2 Revs Slip
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Revenues were $102M, down from $174M last year, for a net loss of $35.0M ($0.32/share), up from a loss of $7.5M ($0.07/share) in 2Q02

UTStarcom Wins in Africa
News Wire Feed | 8/7/2003

Signs deal with Mali's Sotelma to deploy 50,000 lines of its IP-based PAS system in Bamako; intends to pursue a two-for-one stock split

AT&T Replies to MCI's Reply
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

AT&T says MCI/WorldCom's response to its allegations of deception and fraud actually admits to the same; denies MCI's counteraccusations

Expand Expands Bank Account by $9M
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Next-generation WAN compression leader Expand Networks raises $9M in financing, led by Tamir Fishman Ventures

Multilink Q2 Down to Nearly Nothing
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Revenues trickle down to $600k, for a net loss of $15.3M ($2.00/share), as Multilink prepares to be acquired by Vitesse

Telus Pix Telarix Traffic Mgmt
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Telus selects the iXTools software solution from Telarix to enable better management of interconnect traffic, dial codes, and pricing

Terabeam Awarded FSO Patents
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Terabeam awarded two more patents relating to its Free Space Optics and high-frequency Millimeter Wave systems; 79 other patents pending

OCPI Q3 Loss Swells
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Optical Communication Products revenues were $9.5M, down 3.6% from 3Q02, for a net loss of $4.3M ($0.04/share), up from just $265,000

IP Infusion Enhances Routing Suite
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

IP Infusion adds Layer 2 switching protocols and an Intel interface mapper to its ZebOS Advanced Routing Suite

FCC's Martin to Open FTTH Conference
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin to open the FTTH Council's second annual Conference & Expo with an open forum dialogue

UK's $1B Broadband Blueprint Bashed
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Broadband4Britain says plan to wire the public sector for broadband is unlikely to stimulate new investment and is probably illegal

Mentat, Metrodata Team on Satellite
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Metrodata's Ethernet-to-Serial interface converters enables links to Mentat's SkyX satellite link accelerators without a separate router

MergeOptics Produces PIN Diode
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Introduces 10-Gbit/s PIN photodiode compliant with OC192 SDH/Sonet, 4- and 10-Gbit/s FC, 10GE standards, and proprietary 10-Gbit/s protocols

Zarlink Analog Timing Chip Outperforms
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Analog PLL timing chip from Zarlink surpasses performance requirements for OC192 optical line cards

PowerOverEthernet.com Relaunched
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

PowerOverEthernet.com hopes to help raise the stature of the recently approved IEEE 802.3af Power Over Ethernet standard

Gerd Tenzer Joins ECI Board
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

ECI Telecom names Gerd Tenzer, former Deutsche Telekom exec and German ministry advisor, to its board of directors

AMT Distributes Tellabs in Russia
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

AMT Group to distribute Tellabs' managed access and next-gen optical networking equipment to operators in Russia and the rest of the CIS

VTR Opto Closes Shop
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Taiwanese parent company Walsin Lihwa shutters VTR Optoelectronics to place more emphasis on its interests in mainland China

Amsterdam Exchange Picks Foundry
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Amsterdam Internet Exchange selects Foundry Networks' new BigIron MG8 terabit-capacity system for 10-Gigabit Ethernet infrastructure

OAS Claims Sensor Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Optical Antenna Solutions' optical concentrator boasts performance levels of up to 50 times the gain provided by a hemispherical lens

Cicada Gets Japanese Distribuor
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Cicada Semiconductor signs with Paltek in distribution agreement for its SimpliPHY transceivers in Japan

RUS Accepts Actelis
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2003

Actelis Networks' MetaLight 1500 and 100 win 'Technical Acceptance' and 'Buy American' status from the USDA's Rural Utilities Service

StarFabric Adopted in Spec
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

StarGen's StarFabric established as new AdvancedTCA Fabric in PICMG 3.3 specification; PCI Express also adopted in PICMG 3.4

Sprint Decries Debarment Request
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Says the GSA Inspector General's request to consider barring it from government deals because of billing discrepancy is 'unprecedented'

Infonet Gets Swift Endorsement
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

The Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (Swift) cites Infonet as a provider of choice for IP services

CSMC Raises $67M
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

3i and Crown Crystal Investments lead international consortium in $67M first round for Chinese semiconductor foundry

Micromuse Offers VOIP Management
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Micromuse extends Netcool management solutions to help organizations achieve maximum ROI from voice over IP networks

Cisco Increases Q4 Income
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Net sales were $4.7B, down 2.6% from 4Q02, for net income of $982M ($0.14/share), up from $772M ($0.10) for 4Q02; annual earnings also up

Digital Broadband Boosts 1H Revs
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Revenues were $7.5M, up 7% from $6.9M last year, for net income of $280,000, up 372% from a net loss of $103,000 for 1H02

Progress Telecom Gets Flexible
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Progress Telecom launches FlexBand, offering customers the ability to bundle current and future bandwidth needs into a single transaction

DataPower Targets Gov't Agencies
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

DataPower offers government agencies a free XML Web services security immersion program; signs reseller agreement with SAIC to boost program

Knology, Hargrave Pick Alloptic PON
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

South Carolina's Hargray and Georgia's Knology have deployed Alloptic's passive optical networks to deliver triple play services

SureWest Boosts Q2 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Revenues were $50.3M, up 16.7% from last year, for net income of $2.7M ($0.19/share), up from $1.7M ($0.12/share) in 2Q02

Riverhead Enhances DDoS Protection
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Version 2.0 of Riverhead Guard and Riverhead Detector offer enhanced recognition features for detecting and defeating stealthy attacks

Juniper Wins China's CPCNet
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

ISP CPCNet opts for scalable MPLS platform from Juniper Networks to boost VPN services in greater China

NEC to Offer NetScreen Solutions
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

NetScreen Technologies signs distribution deal enabling NEC to offer co-branded NetScreen security products in Japan

C-Span Deploys Radware
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Radware Radware's application switching solutions ensure optimized performance and uptime for C-Span.org for live-on-demand Webcasts

Celite Systems Gets $10M
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Celite Systems scores $10M in second round funding from Austin Ventures and Highland Capital Partners

Copper Mountain Enhances B-RAS
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Copper Mountain unveils the VantEdge Subscriber Management Switch, a subscriber management application for the VantEdge Access BRAS

Riverstone, NTT-ME Team on 10GE
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Riverstone Networks and NTT-ME to jointly deliver 10-Gigabit Ethernet solutions to Japanese carriers and businesses

New Edge Achieves Free Cash Flow
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

New Edge Networks now generated positive cash flow of $7.5M in June 2003, for the first time since the company was formed four years ago

Synplicity Supports Actel's FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Synplicity's FPGA synthesis software delivers increased support for Actel's FPGAs, gets in Actel’s Libero Integrated Design Environment

Sprint Polishes Jewelry Retailer
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

New wireless/wireline deal delivers better performance at the same bandwidth for 1000-location jewelry retailer Finlay Enterprises

DSL.net Reports Record Q2 Revs
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Revenues were a record $18.1M, up 56% from last year's Q2, for a net loss of $8.7M ($0.20/share), up 7% from a loss of $9.4M in 2Q02

Telewest Offers Wireless B'band Pack
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Telewest Broadband launches a wireless self-installation pack for its 'blueyonder' Internet services, beating BT Broadband's price

Alcatel Outsources
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Alcatel outsources GPRS/EDGE network implementation, integration, testing, and technical support in Brunei to CommVerge Solutions

Sprint Progress in Boston
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Sprint begins deployment of large metro area network in Boston, will add more fiber optic rings this year and the next

Sorrento Intros VOD Gear
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Sorrento targets cable multi-system operators (MSOs) with new product line for video-on-demand transport; predicts down Q2

Aventail Upgrades VPN Kit
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

Upgraded access options combine the desktop security and application support of an IPSec VPN with the clientless convenience of a SSL VPN

ECI Deploys XDM in India
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

India's Tata Power deploys ECI Telecom's XDM multiservice optical platform in its DWDM network backbone; further expansion expected

NTT Electronics, Oki Team on Optics
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2003

NTT Electronics and Oki Electric Industry will integrate production lines, jointly develop new devices, and combine sales channels

Infinera Scores $53M
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Series D round includes new investor Mobius Venture Capital, which also gets a seat on Infinera's board

Avanex Q4 Revs and Loss Down
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Revenues were $5.5M, down from $8.0M last year, for a net loss of $6.6M ($0.10 per share), up from a loss of $12.5M ($0.19) last year

Sumitomo Hires CEO, Prez/COO
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave names Hiroaki Horima as chief executive officer and Fred McDuffee as president and chief operating officer

Vitesse Gets Asia/Pac Distribution
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Vitesse expands Asia/Pacific distribution channel through Singapore's Nu Horizons Electronics

DMG Buys Demeter From Finisar
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

DMG Technologies launches, acquires assets and IP rights of Demeter Module Group from Finisar in a privately funded purchase

Marconi Germany Gets Managing Director
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Stefan Kindt appointed as managing director for Marconi Germany, taking over the role from Jürgen Beer, who is retiring

Chinese Ministry OKs Luminous
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

China's Ministry of Information Industry certifies Luminous Networks’ RPR-based PacketWave E-Series platform for use in metro area networks

Citizens Telephone Picks Occam
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Citizens Telephone Cooperative selects Occam Networks' BLC 6000 System to provide voice and data services to subscribers

Pirelli to Launch Gear at ECOC
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Promises new systems, modules, and components at the European Conference on Optical Communication (Rimini, Italy, Sept. 22-24)

NPF Adds System OEMs to Board
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

The Network Processing Forum (NPF) elects four to its board of directors, including two system OEMs

Acterna Plans Reorg, Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Files reorganization plan and disclosure statement, sees Chapter 11 emergence in early October; names ex-Nortel exec Grant Barber CFO

Neoteris Expands SSL Access
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Neoteris offers a Network Connect Upgrade option for its Access Series family, expanding resources and applications for secure access

Confluence Sees US Broadband Boom
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Confluence Research predicts there will be 51.7M US residential high-speed Internet subscribers, or 50% of all Internet households, by 2007

PicoLight Debuts Laser Family
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Intros the OEngine family of VCSELs, detectors, and LC sleeve assemblies for embedded systems and access/datacom transceivers

Marvell Launches Horizon III Controller
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Marvell Technology Group launches the third generation of the Horizon WAN to Gigabit Ethernet LAN communication controller

Transcom Rips Out Cisco for Veraz
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Transcom Enhanced Services standardizes on Veraz VOIP solution for network expansion of one of the largest VOIP networks in the US

Homeland Security Incubator Launched
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

The Chesapeake Innovation Center, the USA's first homeland security business incubator, opens; NSA, Nokia/Innovent sign as partners

MCI Hires New General Counsel
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

MCI names former Sears Roebuck general counsel Anastasia 'Stasia' Kelly as executive VP, general counsel, and corporate secretary

Excel Switching, IntelliNet Team Up
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

IntelliNet to help enable cutting-edge wireless and intelligent network services to be offered on Excel's Converged Services Platform

Qwest Offers Sprint Solution
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Qwest will offer PCS Vision from Sprint, the company's advanced wireless data service

Report: Euro IP VPN Looking Up
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Frost & Sullivan survey of major service providers shows a positive future for IP VPN services in Europe

Thus Launches Private-Access DSL
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Private access DSL (PADSL) services avoid risks of using the public Internet

Xignal Unveils VDSL Chip
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

CMOS-based Analog Front End (AFE) intellectual property makes single-chip VDSL solutions possible

Time-Bandwidth Acquires GigaTera
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Time-Bandwidth Products buys GigaTera in an all-cash transaction

Proficient Intros NPE for VPN
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2003

Proficient Networks debuts its Network Policy Engine model NPE210A, enabling enterprises to improve performance and cut costs of IP VPNs

Verizon Strike on Hold
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2003

IBEW and the Communications Workers of America say members will remain on the job while talks continue

GSI Lumonics to Stay in Canada
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

GSI Lumonics withdraws proposal to restructure the company as a US corporation, cancels special shareholders' meeting

Marconi Set for BT Project
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

BT and Marconi sign three-year Access Hub frame contract; Marconi to supply at least 70% of BT's optical network equipment requirements

Telindus Back in Profit (Just)
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

First-half revenues totaled €278M, up 2% on last year's H1, for income of €0.4M, up from a loss of €7.7M in the same period a year ago

Paradyne Replaces Director
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

Paradyne appoints Gene J. Frantz, principal of Texas Pacific Group, to its board of directors; David Bonderman resigns from board

Photline Intros Modulators
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

Photline Technologies announces the release of NIR-LN modulators, a complete family of 1064 nm lithium niobate (LiNb03) modulators

WebnetTrak Debuts Resource Mgmt
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

WebNetTrak delivers network resource management solution to design, deploy, implement, and track entire voice and data networks

Verizon to Offer SHDSL
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

Verizon plans to offer symmetric high bit-rate DSL SHDSL featuring symmetric speeds up to 1.5M and with higher network priority

Tellabs Outsources to Sanmina
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

All printed circuit board assembly and repair services for Tellabs' North American products to be transferred to Sanmina-SCI facilities

Juniper, Arris Team for Cable
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

Juniper collaborates with Arris to deliver CMTS and IP solutions for MSOs; Juniper will discontinue the G-series product line

New Edge Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

New Edge Networks names Stephen E. Lovas vice president of sales

Siemens, Pirelli Team in Indonesia
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

Indonesian telco Indosat picks Siemens and Pirelli to expand its network in East Java, Jakarta-Bandung, and Sumatra, in a €20M deal

Cavium Gets $18M, Hires VP
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2003

Cavium Networks secures $18M in Series C funding, hires former Intel exec Rajiv Khemani as vice president of marketing

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