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Boardwatch Insider Surveys SIP
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Boardwatch Insider identifies who's hot and who's not in the world of session initiation protocol (SIP)

Agilent Labs Gets New Director
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Darlene Solomon, from the life sciences arm of Agilent Labs, replaces retiring director Tom Saponas

Nortel, Solectron Extend Ties
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

The companies lower the revenue target but extend the lifetime of their contract, as Solectron will continue manufacturing for Nortel

EXFO Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Sales and pro forma losses both drop, while the company restructures into two market segments

Optinel Pushes 10-GigE
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Company releases a 10-Gbit/s Ethernet version of its Plexis platform

Aeluros Releases Eval Kit
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Company produces an evaluation kit to go with its Puma bridge chip for XFP modules

Infineon Expands in the US
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Infineon Technologies opens its US office in the Big Apple to reaffirm its commitment to expanding its presence in the eastern US

Alcatel Completes Submarine Projects
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Upgrades a 24km section of the Sea-Me-We 3 network; links the Azores and Madeira Islands to the Portuguese mainland for PT Comunicações

NTT Data Picks Terabeam FSO, MMW
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

NTT's systems integration arm to use Terabeam free space optics (FSO) and high-frequency millimeter wave (MMW) broadband wireless systems

Azanda Opens in India
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Azanda Network Devices to open design facility in Bangalore for silicon verification and software development

Netifice, New Edge Team on IP VPNs
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

New Edge Networks to deliver national high-performance DSL and Frame Relay access for Netifice's IP VPN solutions

Halcrow Deploys Exponential-e
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Planning design and management specialist Halcrow will install 10-Mbit/s Ethernet connection from Exponential-e in its London HQ

Marconi Sells Switches to Feds
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

New $9M sale of Marconi's core switch-router supports critical US Government applications

Nortel Wins in Taiwan, Guatemala
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Nortel to help Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom upgrade its GSM network, Guatemala's Sercom deploy the first GSM network in Central America

Brazil's BCP Uses Netcool
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Brazil's BCP Telecomunicacoes receives immediate ROI from Micromuse's Netcool service management solution

Lucent Inks Deals With Verizon, KPN
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Lucent supports Verizon Wireless's launch of 3G services in Washington; KPN Mobile picks Lucent to support 3G UMTS network

51° POPs Up in London Again
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

51° deepens its network coverage with an additional four new points of presence across London

Verizon Adds Agents for SMBs
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Verizon revamps, expands sales agent program with more product and sales training to better serve small and medium-sized businesses

BellSouth Helps Trading Desk
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

South Carolina trading company Automated Trading Desk uses BellSouth network solutions handles 2% to 3% of Nasdaq's daily volume

Lucent Deploys PMC-Sierra
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Seven of PMC's Metro IC products have been selected by Lucent Technologies for its Metropolis DMX system

Neoteris Opens in Japan
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Announces Tokyo office, plus partnerships including Fujitsu, Kyocera, NEC, Nissay Information Technology, and NTT Communications

AT&T Intros VoiceTone
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

'The service makes it possible for customers to hold natural conversations with computer-based systems...' Frost warnings in Hell!

Acme Closes $15M Round
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Second round of funding includes initial backers Menlo Ventures and Canaan Partners plus Advanced Technology Ventures

Telefónica Chooses Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2003

Telefónica chooses Alcatel’s 1674 Lambda Gate multiservice optical crossconnect to enhance its broadband network in Spain

HyperTransport Group Unveils Spec
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

HyperTransport Consortium announces new DirectPacket HyperTransport 1.1 specification for efficient packet-based chip-to-chip traffic

OCPI Seeks Alternatives
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Company has hired Bear Stearns & Co. to investigate possible mergers or the sale of the company

TranSwitch Works with Intel
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Develops a reference board linking TranSwitch Ethernet Controllers to Intel's IXP2400 network processor

Telops Teams With FiconTEC
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Tapping FiconTEC will allow Telops to address automated facet and surface inspection for diode laser bars and laser dies sorting

B&S Insider Takes on the Midrange
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Latest report examines vendor strategies in one of the fastest-growing segments of the storage market: midrange systems

Multiplex Does Foundry Services
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Multiplex now offers custom compound semiconductor foundry services from cleanroom facilities at its corporate HQ in New Jersey

Aegis Adds VP Operations
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Aegis Semiconductor promotes Gary Ainsworth to vice president of operations

Groups Count 'Fiber Communities'
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

The Fiber-to-the-Home Council and Telecommunications Industry Association release updated 'US Optical Fiber Communities' list

Minerva Hires VP NA Sales
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Bob Wallace joins Minerva Networks as vice president of sales, North America, leading Minerva's IP television sales team

BT Transforms With Intelliden
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

BT Global Solutions uses the Intelliden R-Series to manage its BT Transform information and communications technology platform

F&S: Neoteris Leads in SSL VPNs
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Frost & Sullivan names Neoteris the market share leader in SSL VPN products worldwide, with 36% of the market in 1H03

Marvell Intros System Controllers
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Discovery III system controllers deliver unprecedented performance and integration, receiving support from IBM, Motorola, and PMC-Sierra

Grid Goes Live at CERN
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

The European Particle Physics Laboratory, CERN, launches its first computing Grid, covering 12 countries and three continents

Neoteris Adds New Features
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Neoteris enhances its Instant Virtual Extranet platform to secure the deployment of corporate extranets and intranets

N2 Broadband, ICTV Integrate
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Companies team to create a new Web Services interface for N2 Broadband's OpenStream VOD solution using ICTV's HeadendWare

Colubris, ADC Integrate for WiFi/DSL
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Colubris Networks to supply equipment to ADC and assist with creation and development of an integrated WiFi/DSL access device for ILECs

Fujitsu Debuts MEMS Switch
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Fujitsu has developed a high-speed 80-channel optical switch based on MEMS (micro electro-mechanical system) mirrors

Geico Gets Exclusive With AT&T
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Five-year, $190M contract names AT&T as the exclusive telecom provider for insurance provider Geico Direct

Nortel Powers Verizon 3G
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Verizon Wireless launches BroadbandAccess 3G network in San Diego, powered exclusively by Nortel Networks

LightPoint Picks Redback Router
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

LightPoint deploys Redback's SmartEdge 800 router in its broadband network for IP service delivery

Level 3 Prices $500M Note Offering
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Level 3 subsidiary Level 3 Financing to sell $500M of 10.75% Senior Notes due 2011 in private offering to 'qualified institutional buyers'

Motorola Processors Integrate Security
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

New versions of the PowerQuicc processor incorporate IPSec and SSL functions previously found in separate chips

PMC-Sierra Wins With Lucent
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

A spate of TDM and Sonet/SDH chips finds its way into Lucent's Metroplis DMX system

Oplink Expects Breakeven Q1
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Company expects revenues of $6.8M to $7M for the quarter ended Sept. 28, with breakeven cash flow

AT&T Launches Local Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

AT&T offers MAN Ethernet Switched Service high-speed local service for multiple offices connected to a VPN within a metro area

Tulsa Deploys Foundry Gear
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

City of Tulsa deploys Foundry Networks' high-performance and intelligent switching and routing solution for secure citywide network

Level 3 Expands in Scandinavia
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Level 3 increases network capacity into Stockholm, plans to offer services in Copenhagen in October, strikes deal to serve Danish ISP

AMCC Acquires IBM Switch Fabrics
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. to acquire IBM's PowerPRS switch fabric product line for about $47M; IBM to manufacture it for AMCC

Crystal Fibre Intros Fibers
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Crystal Fibre presents a portfolio of standard Large Mode Area Fibers

Chiaro Opens in Europe, Hires MD
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Chiaro Networks opens European office in Amsterdam and picks Ronald Cornelisse as its managing director, European product marketing

Agilent Debuts 4-Gig Core
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Announces a 4.25-Gbit/s serializer-deserializer for use inside Fibre Channel ASICs

E2O Samples 4Gig Transcievers
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2003

Company is sampling modules for 4Gbit/s Fibre Channel, with production expected in early 2004

SBC Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

SBC Communications declares quarterly dividend of $0.2825 a share and additional dividend of $0.10 a share

Allstream Lobbies for Foreign Investment
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Allstream says removal of foreign investment restrictions would serve Canada's national interest

Incumbents Dominate Euro Broadband
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

The European Competitive Telecommunications Association's DSL Scorecard says incumbents continue to dominate broadband rollouts

Lucent Retirees to Face Schacht
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

'Outraged and disgusted' Lucent retirees await face-to-face sessions with boardmember Henry Schacht between September 30 and October 8

Juniper Opens Facility in India
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Juniper Networks opens new technical facility in Bangalore and expands its Technical Certification Program in India

Princeton Lightwave Scores SA Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Princeton Lightwave signs supply agreement with major, unnamed South American telecom equipment vendor

AMEI Teams for Vietnamese VOIP
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

All America Casting International (AMEI) and its Vietnamese provider partner start testing a beta telephone system featuring VOIP

Teraxion Demos Disperson
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

TeraXion presents its latest chromatic dispersion compensation products, featuring tuning over the full C-band, at ECOC 2003

MediaRing Sells Session Controller
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Telekom Malaysia adopts MediaRing VoizBridge carrier-class core session controller for use in its VOIP network solution

BCE Lobbies for Foreign Ownership
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

BCE supports the removal of restrictions on foreign ownership of telcos -- following a thorough review of the issues, of course

Mpower Raises $17.5M
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Mpower Communications raises $17.47M through the private placement of 12.9M common shares at $1.35 per share, a premium of nearly 5%

Optical Solutions Deployed in Ohio
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Bascom Mutual to serve the Fostoria and Tiffin, Ohio area with triple-play services using Optical Solutions' FiberPath 500 FTTP system

Pirelli to Link Kuwait, Iran
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Pirelli to supply Emirates Telecommunications & Marine Services with 400km of submarine fiber optic cable to link Kuwait and Iran

Mindspeed Unveils Crosspoints
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Mindspeed broadens its family of crosspoint switches with 2x2 and 4x4 switches designed for storage, local, and wide area networks

Tundra Buys Moto Host Bridges
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Tundra Semiconductor acquires Motorola's PowerPC Host Bridge product line (the MPC106 and the MPC107) for $20M

Nortel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

Nortel's board declares a dividend on shares, the amount of which will be calculated by some arcane financial alchemy

UTStarcom Thinks Positive
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2003

UTStarcom to discuss the strength of its business, positive outlook, and 'discuss recent investor concerns' on a conference call today

IDC Japan: NetScreen Tops in Security
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

IDC Japan says NetScreen won the top spot in unit and revenue market share for both security appliances and firewall/VPN markets in 2H02

Riverstone Guesses at Q2 Revenue
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Preliminary results show revenues between $10.0M and $12.0M (last year: $10.7M), as it continues to review its accounting practices

NSF Funds PSC, Others for Broadband
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

NSF grants $7.5M to the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, among others, to wire 100 households with 100-Mbit/s Internet connections

O-Net Improves Isolator Assembly
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Announces a novel process for making free-space isolators for optical components

UTStarcom Wins Again in China
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Does a week go by without UTStarcom winning another PAS expansion contract with another Chinese telco?

Intelliden Ready for Tivoli
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Intelliden R-Series software integrated with IBM Tivoli NetView and IBM Tivoli Access Manager, certified as Ready for IBM Tivoli software

Wave Three Picks Hughes' SIP
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Wave Three Software chooses Hughes Software Systems' SIP Server Framework as infrastructure for video conferencing/collaboration suite

Italtel, Cisco Win VOIP Contract
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Companies to supply multiservice network, based on Italtel's iMSS platform and Cisco's data networking technology, to Germany's Freenet

Schneider Selects Sprint
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Sprint provides high-performance voice and data services for leading transportation and logistics provider

Lucent Expands China Unicom
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Lucent wins China Unicom contracts in six provinces, together valued at more than $230M, in initial stage of phase III expansion

TranSwitch Completes Note Exchange
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

TranSwitch announces successful exchange offer with a tender of 79% of its existing notes and placement of $24M of its new Plus Cash Notes

Acterna Chapter 11 Plan Approved
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

US Bankruptcy Court approves Acterna's Plan of Reorganization; company to emerge from Chapter 11 within 10 days

NEC Picks Ixia's Linux SDK
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

NEC selects Ixia's Linux Software Development Toolkit to speed development of its 10-Gigabit GlobalOpenEthernet switch

MPLS/FRA OKs VTOMPLS IA
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

The MPLS/Frame Relay Alliance approves the I.366.2 Voice Trunking Format over MPLS Implementation Agreement (IA)

Broadcom Realigns Into Four Groups
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Reorganizes into four groups: Enterprise Computing, Networking Infrastructure, Mobile & Wireless, and Broadband Communications

Terabeam Wins Security Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

The Office of Homeland Security deploys free space optics from Terabeam in New Orleans to ensure emergency preparedness

Partners With Yoda, Redux Does
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

File under: Companies about to get sued by George Lucas (cf. Jedi Networks)

Alcatel Wins in Kazakhstan
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Alcatel signs a €20M frame contract to supply Kazakhstani operator KaR-Tel with an end-to-end mobile solution

Dutch ISP Picks Sorrento's CWDM
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Dutch ISP BIT (Business Internet Trends) employs Sorrento Networks' JumpStart CWDM platform for three-city backbone network

Esselte Picks Equant IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Equant to implement an MPLS-based IP VPN across four continents for office supplies manufacturer Esselte in a five-year deal

Ciena Teams With, Invests in Luminous
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Luminous Networks signs worldwide reseller agreement with Ciena; Luminous raises $25M in Series-E funding, led by Ciena and DCM-Doll

Bookham to Buy Ignis Optics
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

Bookham will acquire Ignis Optics in consideration for $15.5 million in new shares

Tellabs Unveils Edge Router
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2003

The Tellabs 8600, developed in Finland, will act as a little brother to the Vivace 8800 multiservice switch/router

Heavy Reading Surveys Telecom Vendors
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

770 service provider employees speak out on whom they recognize and perceive as market leaders among 304 vendors, in global survey

Marconi Sells Bookham Shares
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Marconi dumps 12.89M Bookham Technology shares for £16.76M total

Spirent Tests Storage Routing
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Spirent's Storage Router Tester simulates real-world conditions while reducing costs and accelerating deployment of SANs

Tut, Teleste Team on TV
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Tut Systems and Teleste join to offer open solutions for advanced broadcast TV and VOD applications for FTTP, FTTC, and HFC

EANTC Tests Cisco's 6500
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

EANTC confirms the performance of the Cisco Catalyst 6500 switch in industry's largest Gigabit Ethernet test

Newport Launches Amplifiers
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Newport launches a new family of broadband ASE sources and EDFAs packaged for test and measurement of photonics in the 1550nm range

Salira Wins at Panyu Cable
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Panyu Cable to deploy the Salira 2000 platform to deliver broadband services in the Panyu district of GuangZhou

JDSU Expands Testing Product Lines
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

JDS Uniphase broadens Multiple Application Platform (MAP) and SWS-OMNI test product lines, demonstrates new applications at ECOC

Alcatel, Vinci Team on French Broadband
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Alcatel and Vinci Networks partner to provide local French communities with communication networks and broadband solutions

Wire One Becomes Glowpoint
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Wire One completes the sale of its video solutions business to Gores Technology Group, concentrates on services from now on

Dominion Laser Wins FSO Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Dominion Lasercom deploys 29-link FSO metro Ethernet network for the Weslaco Independent School District in South Texas

McData Certified for ADVA
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

McData completes interoperability testing with ADVA's Fiber Service Platform (FSP) systems; companies announce alliance partnership

TeraXion Compensates at ECOC
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Unveils new chromatic dispersion compensators, in fixed and tunable varieties

ETSI Creates Tispan
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

The Technical Committee Tispan is now responsible for standardisation of present and future converged networks, including VOIP and NGN

Verizon Helps Texas A&M
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Verizon deploys DWDM to increases Texas A&M's network capacity

GIG-BE Fiber Contracts Awarded
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

DISA awards two multi-year deals, worth a combined $390M, to procure fiber for the DOD's Global Information Grid Bandwidth Expansion

Court Approves Lucent Settlement
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Lucent gets preliminary court approval of settlements for shareowner class action and related litigation; natch, it denies any wrongdoing

Inkra Teams With NEC for Japan
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Inkra signs new customers and enhances distribution channel to meet growing market demand for network virtualization solutions

Telica Unveils PLUS Architecture
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

The PLexus Unified Service (PLUS) architecture supports at least five times more capacity than legacy switches or first-gen softswitches

STM to Enter Optocoupler Market
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

STMicroelectronics touts further advances in light-emitting silicon technology, plans to enter the optocoupler market

Sprint Extends Countrywide Contract
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Sprint expands services with Countrywide Financial through new voice, data, wireless services agreement

Taqua Users Confer
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2003

Taqua concludes its first User Group Conference, Networks 2003

Vitesse Stumps for XFP
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Chip maker gets all happy over performance tests and interoperability trials for XFP modules

CorActive Intros Doped Fibers
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

At ECOC, CorActive announces new erbium-doped fibers that exhibit high flatness

Neralink Offers Ethernet Cores
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Neralink announces a family of semiconductor cores targeting metro Ethernet

Telica Launches New Softswitch
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

New release includes a media gateway, media gateway controller and signaling gateway

LightPointe Adds FSO to WLAN
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Partners up with TerraWave to offer free-space optics to wireless LAN resellers

Optical Spending to Increase
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Carriers surveyed are planning to increase optical and DWDM spending, according to KMI

Zarlink Revises Q2 Down
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

A slow August will lead to lower revenues and greater losses than expected for the quarter ending Sept. 26

Avanex Storms ECOC
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Company introduces network managed subsystems and shows off parts acquired from Alcatel, Corning, and Vitesse

Sheer Networks Teams With Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Partnership will target net management of IP VPNs

Metro Ethernet Program Announced
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Neralink Networks launches Metro Ethernet Intellectual Property Program

Apollo Upgrades
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Releases new versions of APSS (Apollo Photonic Solutions Suite) and ALDS (Advanced Laser Diode Simulator)

LightPointe Teams With TerraWave
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

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Encore Joins VPN Group
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Developer of integrated IP+Legacy VPN security solutions has joined the Virtual Private Networking Consortium (VPNC)

TriQuint Touts Its Schnaeliteä
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Adds CWDM SFP transceivers to its NetLight SFP transceiver family; enters full production of its wavelength-stabilized laser devices

Highwave Launches Fiber Lasers
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Highwave Optical Technologies introduces a new product platform centred on high-power fiber lasers

Nortel Enhances Optical Ethernet Solutions
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Introduces two new products to spur growth of metro Ethernet services

Level 3 Looks for $500M
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Level 3 Financing plans to raise $500 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2011 in a proposed private

Vitesse Unveils GigE Switches
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Vitesse offers two new Layer 2+ Gigabit Ethernet desktop switches

S&P Sees Light at End of Tunnel
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

In the report 'Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me,' S&P says telecom equipment providers may be nearing the end of hard times

TelX Net Income to Go Positive
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

The 'New York SuperNode' says it will achieve net-income positive milestone this month; closes $12M Series A equity financing

ILX Lightwave Tests Lasers
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

ILX Lightwave introduces a reliability test system for laser diodes and LEDs

TI Offers VOIP on a Chip
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Texas Instruments delivers highly integrated, scaleable system-on-a-chip for VOIP customer premises gateway applications

Agilent Monitors SIP
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Announces industry's first operations support system to manage wireless SIP-based push-to-talk services

Verizon Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Diluted EPS before special items now $2.56 to $2.60 (was $2.70 to $2.80); year-end net debt reiterated at $46B to $47B

Infineon to Demo Optical Kit
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Infineon is displaying its extensive portfolio of fiber optics products and offerings at the ECOC 2003 tradeshow

Chromux, NP Photonics Ink OEM Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2003

Chromux will become the exclusive manufacturer of NP Photonics' Compliant MEMS (CMEMS) products

Level 3 Offers Business Voice
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Level 3 launches new (3)Tone hosted business voice service to augment or replace PBX, IP PBX, and IP Centrex systems

AT&T Wins at NHS, Enlists ETS
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

AT&T wins $3.6M deal to reengineer Northwestern Human Services' (NHS) IT infrastructure; targets Australian SMEs through new partner ETS

BlazePhotonics Cuts Prices
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

BlazePhotonics drops the price of fifteen of its photonic crystal fibers by up to forty percent

Metrobility Adds CWDM to Metro
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Metrobility introduces enhanced Ethernet over CWDM for metro access and campus networks on its Radiance 4000 platform

Vitesse Intros TSI Switch
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Vitesse Semiconductor brings to market the first 340-Gbit/s, serial TFI-5 TSI switch for access and metro applications

Teradyne Loves Accelerant
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Accelerant transceiver validates Teradyne backplane reference platform in less than two days using Accelerant's Lab in a Chip suite

Siemens Invests in Kagoor
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Siemens Venture Capital leads $4M follow-on financing with ComVentures and VantagePoint Venture Partners participating

Exar Launches Latest LIUs
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Exar's new DS3/E3/STS-1 multi-channel LIU device family and eight-channel E1 short-haul LIU both leverage its R(3) technology

Juniper Meets DSL Forum Requirements
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Juniper's E-series routing platform meets the DSL Forum's TR-059 specification for evolution of mass-market, premium DSL services

Cisco Adds GigE Muscle to Switches
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

New interfaces and software enable integrated multi-Gbit/s data-center services to increase efficiency, performance, and manageability

MergeOptics Goes Xenpak
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

MergeOptics delivers its complete suite of 10-Gbit/s MSA modules for Sonet/SDH and Ethernet applications

Broadcom Tunes In to Cable TV
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Broadcom announces the first multi-tuner silicon solution for cable set-top boxes, next-gen cable-ready TVs, and personal video recorders

ECI Wins Asia/Pac DSL Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

ECI Telecom chosen for the delivery of advanced DSL services to over 800,000 subscribers in the Asia/Pacific region

Northlight Touts DWDM Amplifier
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Intelligent optical amplifier delivers excellent transient control for today's dynamic DWDM metro networks

Opnext Launches Tunable Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Opnext extends its line of 300-pin transceivers with the TRV709A, a widely tunable transceiver for metro and long-haul DWDM applications

Marconi Unveils WDM Platform
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Marconi will launch a new scaleable WDM multi-haul, multiservice transmission platform at ECOC

Inifineon Gets New IR Head
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Dominik Asam, previously with Goldman Sachs, takes over as head of investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, and Infineon Ventures

Dominion to Sell Telecom Biz
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Dominion Resources to take a $650M asset impairment charge on telecom business, which it now intends to sell

BayPackets to Resell Convedia Servers
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Integrated BayPackets/Convedia solution delivers cost-effective and differentiated enhanced services for wireline, wireless, and cable SPs

Pirelli Goes to ECOC
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Pirelli is showing next-generation systems, modules, and components at the European Conference on Optical Communication

OpVista Adds Two Sales VPs
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

OpVista hires Western and Eastern Regional VPs of sales to meet demand for the MetroVista optical transport system

Alcatel Appoints Execs
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Ron Spithill, Asia/Pacific president, appointed chief marketing officer; Christian Reinaudo replaces him as president of Asia/Pac

Siemens Touts Electrical Polarization
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Siemens ICN will unveil the first electrical polarization-state controller and demultiplexer at ECOC in Rimini, Italy

Broadcom Intros GigE Switches
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Broadcom offers the ROBO-HS family of Gigabit Ethernet switch processors for small-to-medium-sized businesses

STT Investment in GlobalX OK'd
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

The Committee for Foreign Investment in the U.S. approves Singapore Technologies Telemedia's proposed investment in Global Crossing

Bookham to Buy New Focus
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2003

Acquisition expected to increase the critical mass of Bookham’s non-telecom business

Intune Launches Swept Laser
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

Intune Technologies unveils the AltoWave1300, an 80nm fast-swept tunable laser source

Mitsubishi Releases Uncooled Laser
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

Mitsubishi Electric samples a laser for optical signal amplification that does not need to be cooled, enabling operating cost reductions

Hymite: What a TOSA!
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

At the upcoming ECOC event, Hymite will unveil the world's smallest TOSA/ROSA sub-assembly

Infineon Intros 4-Gig FC Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

Infineon unveils a 4-Gbit/s Fibre Channel transceiver in a small form factor pluggable (SFP) module with digital diagnostics

Bookham Claims New Fab Technique
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

Will present a paper at ECOC 2003 describing a novel method of fabricating ridge-waveguide DFB lasers with only a single growth stage

Tektronix Posts Q1 Profit
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

Reports net sales of $201.4 million and net earnings from continuing operations of $11.4 million or $0.13 per share

Ipsum Trialing Tester
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

Will install its flagship Route Dynamics product free of charge as part of a new time-limited trial program at select company sites

Telefonica Turns to Granite
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2003

Granite has been approved as an enterprise-wide standard for all Telefonica companies and begun implementation at Telefonica Empresas

Acterna Sells Off Itronix
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Continuing its Chapter 11 reorg, Acterna sells its wireless subsidiary to Golden Gate Capital for $40M cash

Intel Demos PCI Express Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Intel demos silicon and explains its PCI Express road map, including plans for workstations and Ethernet

GSA Considers Debarring Qwest
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

The Inspector General refers the question of whether Qwest should be considered for debarment to the GSA Suspension/Debarment Official

Analog Devices Launches Amp Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

The ADN2821 3.3 V transimpedance amplifier (TIA) is designed for use in small form-factor receiver packages in 10-Gbps optical networks

Kamelian Gets SOA Design Win
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Appoints Andy Stoddard as VP of sales; BTI Photonic Systems picks its Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers (SOA) for use in its CWDM products

Intel Adds to Net Processor Support
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Offers more help in terms of hardware, software, and services for its highest-end network processors

PXIT Offers Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

PX Instrument Technology (PXIT) launches its PX2000-333 Digital Communications & Jitter Analyser module at ECOC 2003

Solid Works With Force
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Solid delivers hot-standby database configuration for compatible integration into Force Computers' communications platform

Oluma VOA Gets Hot and Wet
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Oluma's integrated photodiode Tap and VOA (TVOA) passes the 'damp heat' portion of Telcordia GR-1221

Terayon Deploys in Austria
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Terayon's Euro-DOCSIS 2.0-based cable data system deployed by Liwest, Austria's second-largest cable TV operator

Sumitomo Ships CWDM Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Sumitomo Electric Industries starts volume shipment of Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) optical transceivers for CWDM applications

LVL7 Supports Infineon's Purple
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

LVL7 announces availability of FastPath networking software for Infineon Technologies' 'Purple' Ethernet access switch-on-chip

Lucent Optimizes O2
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

O2 selects Lucent to assess and optimize the performance of its GSM and GPRS networks in Germany, Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the UK

Level 3, Sony Send Ethernet Video
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Have transferred digital broadcast video and audio segments across Level 3's Ethernet WAN using Sony's e-VTR technology

KT Chooses Juniper Router
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Korea's leading service provider opts for M-series routing platform to deliver new metro Ethernet services

Dow Corning Adds to Optical Kit
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

New products are Optical Coupling Gel, Optical Elastomer, Photonic Grade Encapsulant, and Primary Optical Fiber Coating

Sunrise Narrows Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Sunrise Telecom expects to report third-quarter 2003 revenues in the range of $11 to $12 million

Sprint Scores Twice in Europe
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Renews relationship with Brussels-based Financial Messaging Co-op; enables Swedish GCE to run its business from Czech server

Radvision Adds to Toolkit
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Its MGCP, MEGACO/H.248, and RTP/RTCP Developer Toolkits fully support the Green Hills Software Real-Time Operating System (RTOS)

Equant Posts 1H03 Results
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Total revenues were stable Y/Y; operating income before depreciation, amortization, and nonrecurring charges doubled to $159 million

Lightconnect Shrinks VOAs
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

MEMS company introduces what it claims is the smallest VOA available, at 5.4mm diameter and 18mm length

S3 Has ATM Support for Intel
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Silicon & Software Systems (S3) announces ATM support for the Intel series of AdvancedTCA-based platforms

EXFO Launches Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Tunable external cavity laser, optimized for coarse wavelength division multiplexing testing, extends over 165nm

ADC's Cuda Scores DOCSIS OK
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Cuda 12000 next-Generation cable modem termination system (CMTS) has received Euro-DOCSIS 1.1 qualification

Russian Carrier Picks Siemens
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Rostelecom has awarded Siemens Information and Communication Networks a contract to supply and install optical transmission technology

Sprint Wins Air Force Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

$10.5M contracts for day-to-day management of tactical communications systems for US Air Force bases in Southwest Asia

NSE Vendors Support Intel
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2003

Cypress, IDT, NetLogic and SiberCore offer reference boards linking to Intel's network processor designs

Octasic Offers Gateway Modules
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Packs its voice-over-packet and voice-over-ATM chips into module form, targeting voice gateways

OnFiber Picks Terabeam
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

OnFiber extends its network using Terabeam's wireless Gigabit Ethernet

Aventail Controls End Points
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

The EX-1500 SSL VPN gets an extra dose of security, along with a ton of tech partners

IP Infusion Adds to ZebOS
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Adds software for DiffServ and Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol, and an Integrated Managment Interface

Probe: Telcos Will Woo Satellite TV
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Telcos will link up with satellite companies to compete with cable operators, says analyst firm

Finisar XFP Goes for Distance
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Company demonstrates its XFP module transmitting 300 meters over multimode fiber

Zarlink Tackles TDM-Over-IP
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

New chips pack up to 32 T1/E1 streams onto Ethernet or IP

Teradiant Debuts Traffic Managers
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Announces shipments of two traffic manager chips with aggregate capacity of up to 40 Gbit/s

U2t, Inphi Team on Receivers
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

U2t Photonics launches two differential pin-TIA 43-Gbit/s photoreceivers designed using transimpedance amplifiers from Inphi

Time Warner Wins MetroE Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Community Medical Centers picks Time Warner Telecom to deliver local switched metro Ethernet data services, in a three-year deal

Corvis Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Corvis plans to cut 200 of its 1,400 employees by year end, resulting in annual cost savings of approximately $30M to 40M

Tundra Increases Q2 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Tundra Semiconductor now expects its Q2 revenue to grow by 30% over its Q1 revenues, compared to its original guidance of 5% to 15%

Sprint Outlines Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Announces three-year growth and cost-reduction goals as it realigns to target two distinct market segments: businesses and consumers

Level 3 Offers Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Enhanced wide area Ethernet data networking service features new capabilities and expanded availability in the US and Europe

VegaStream Completes MBO
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

VegaStream finishes its management buy-out from Pace Micro Technology and its re-launch as an independent company

Photeon Debuts Design Tool
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Photeon's Optical Design Automation Tool uses advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to help find the global optimum for design problems

Infineon Opens Pudong HQ
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Dr. Ulrich Schumacher opens Infineon's new Chinese headquarters in Shanghai's booming business district Pudong

AboveNet Wins Fashion House
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

Liz Claiborne chooses AboveNet for installation of a private optical fiber network

KT Picks Laurel Router
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2003

KT deploys Laurel Networks' ST200 Service Edge Router to deliver advanced Internet services at the edge of its Kornet network

GDA Offers PCI Express Core
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Company releases silicon intellectual property for PCI Express, targeting ASIC designers and FPGA users

Kagoor Picked by Broadvox
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Kagoor's VOIP product will be deployed in metro hosted IP for business customers

Sagitta Releases Manufacturing Cell
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Automated cell handles polishing, cleaning, and inspection for terminating multifiber optical connectors

Intune Intros Alto
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

New family includes a test and measurement product, a data networking offering, and production software

Optiwave Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Terry Cantrell, ex-Anritsu, named VP of Sales

Metalink Expands Into Japan
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

VDSL chip company opens a Yokohama office, complementing its Seoul, South Korea location

Ibsen Moves FBG Plant
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Manufacturing of its holographic phase masks has been successfully relocated to Ibsen Photonics' 1,300 sq.m. cleanroom facility

Phyworks Raises $13M
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Second round funding of $13.3 million led by Advent Venture Partners

Intec Scores in Belgium
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Intec wins €2m InterconnecT contract with Belgacom Mobile

iBasis Names Retail Exec
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Former IDT exec Jonathan Kaplan will lead the company's efforts in prepaid calling cards

Mosaid Discontinues CAM Line
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Chip maker exits the market for content addressable memory, beefs up efforts in licensing chip designs

Sprint and Nortel Team on Metro
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Sprint and Nortel team on optical services, enabling large businesses to access multiple metro locations via a ring-based network

Intel, Vitesse Team on 10G
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Vitesse's TeraStream Intelligent Switch Fabric interoperates with Intel's IXP2800 Network Processor for and 10-Gbit/s packet switching

Janos Names New President
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Janos Technology hires Brett D. Rosner, former director of Lockheed Martin's Santa Barbara Focalplane, as its new president

Zhone Gear Picked by Bayland
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Service provider in Abrams, Wisconsin, has selected Zhone's SLMS architecture to support broadband services

Nortel Beefs Up China R&D
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Nortel plans to invest $200M over three years to strengthen R&D capabilities in China and build a new Beijing campus

Redback Teams With ZTE in China
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

ZTE to market and resell Redback's SMS family throughout Asia and also provide installation and direct support to customers

Axsun Gets ISO 9001 Certified
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Axsun Technologies' quality management system has been awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification

Nortel Expands China Unicom
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2003

Nortel supplies CDMA2000 1X solutions for Phase 3 of China Unicom's nationwide expansion, in deals worth a combined $139M

Peribit Speeds WANs
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Company's Packet Flow Acceleration lowers enterprise WAN response time

Tekelec Opens in Russia
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Company opens a Moscow office to serve Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States

Arroyo Debuts Wavelength Blocker
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Startup is sampling a programmable optical filter based on liquid-crystal technology

Peribit Boosts Sequence Reducer
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Flagship SR-80 Sequence Reducer supports larger central sites with Gigabit Ethernet and features new Packet Flow Acceleration technology

Lucent Gets Euro Partners
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Lucent Technologies' global business partner program proceeds apace in Europa, with three recent wins of which to boast

ExceLight Ships CWDM Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Sumitomo Electric Industries' ExceLight Communications division announces volume shipments of CWDM SFP optical transceivers

Lancope Defends Cyber Attacks
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Lancope, with government help, unveils StealthWatch+Therminator for visualization and patternless detection of attacks in real time

Net Insight Enhances Media Platform
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Releases STM-1/OC3 access interface for its Nimbra media networking platform, enabling video and legacy services on a single platform

Optical Solutions Lights Minnesota
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

City of Windom to deploy Optical Solutions' FiberPath 500 FTTP system to provide citizens with 21st-century broadband services

AEP Enhances SSL VPN
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

AEP Systems unveils the advanced edition of AEP SureWare A-Gate SSL VPN, providing robust protection features at an affordable price

Canoga Perkins Launches CWDM
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Canoga Perkins invades the SAN and metro space with OC48c CWDM system with 20 Gbit/s throughput and unique loopback testing capability

Wholesale Voice Market to Rebound
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Telecom's wholesale circuit-switched voice market to resume growth position, reveals new Atlantic-ACM long-distance analysis

AT&T's Dorman: Competition Is Good
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

AT&T's chairman says regulators must ensure sustainable competition, which is the only policy that will lead to facilities investment

NEON Acquires Columbia Transcom
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

NEON Communications acquires Columbia Transcom, gaining a robust fiber optic network running from New York City to Washington, DC

Sprint Outsources to IBM, EDS
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Sprint signs IBM Global Services and EDS to provide application development and maintenance support for selected software systems

Corning Sells Venture Subsidiary
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Corning Innovation Ventures has been sold to Scimitar Partners; Greg Smith stays on as president

Vertical Values US Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

US Ethernet services will generate a cumulative total of $4.2B from 2002 through 2007, growing at a CAGR of 36%, says Vertical Systems

Corvis Gets on Nasdaq National
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Corvis common stock began trading on the Nasdaq National Market System as of opening of trading this morning

LG Picks Azanda Traffic Management
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

LG Electronics selects Azanda's traffic management technology for use in future releases of its multiservice switch routers

GlobalX Does Videoconferencing
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Global Crossing offers an enhanced videoconferencing service, featuring increased video quality, reliability, and global reach

Yipes Pockets $9.5M New Funding
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Yipes Enterprise Services completes its Series A equity financing, adding another $9.5M for a total of $63.5M

Cogent Offers Cheap Prepaid Service
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Launches a pre-paid, $1,000 a month, 10-Mbit/s Ethernet connection service for small and medium businesses with poor credit

Nortel Picks Equant as Partner
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Equant named a Global Customer Partner by Nortel Networks; will get recommended to Nortel's top enterprise customers

SBC Asks Court to Block FCC Rules
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

SBC asks a federal appeals court to stop enactment of FCC unbundling rules, which it says would cause 'irreparable harm' to its business

KT Expands CoSine Deployment
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

KT is expanding its network-based VPN and firewall services with new deployments of CoSine's IPSX 9500 IP Service Processing Switch

CAI Networks Offers Load Balancer
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

CAI Networks and Avanu introduce the WebMux Pro load balancer for Gigabit Ethernet, with the Burst Activity Management (BAM) feature

InTouch Selects Quarry
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Dutch ISP selects Quarry Technologies’ iQ8000 Security Service Router for deployment in its network

AdventNet Helps Manage Chunghwa
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Chunghwa Telecom leverages AdventNet Web NMS management platform for rapid development of its unified Quality Management System

Xilinx Launches RocketPHY
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2003

Kit includes 10-Gbit/s physical-layer transceiver for high-speed serial interface in the MAN, WAN, LAN, and SAN

Terawave Gets Italian Reseller
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2003

Has signed a VAR agreement for the Italian market with Tiesseci, a major video broadcasting system integrator and equipment distributor

Telindus Acquires Netconcept
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

Belgium's Telindus acquires Netconcept, a German network services specialist (Belgians taking over Germans? Will wonders never cease!?)

Chiral Gets $2M for Fiber Laser
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Advanced Technology Program awards Chiral Photonics a grant for laser R&D

LxSix Intros Smart Sensors
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

LxSix Photonics launches FBG-based multi-sensor arrays for next-generation Smart Optical Sensing applications

Optiwave Touts Asia/Pac Traction
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

Photonic research labs in Japan and China use Optiwave design and simulation tools to analyze the performance of photonic technologies

Agiltron Wins $3.5M ATP Grant
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

Gets grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Advanced Technology Program to develop a MEMS-based optical switch

ITU Standardizes Videoconferencing
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

ITU and Internet2 standards suite H.350 supports H.320, H.323, session initiation protocol (SIP) and even non-standard protocols

ADC Unveils Broadcast Gear
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

ADC features new broadcast connectivity and entertainment products at the International Broadcasting Convention 2003 in Amsterdam

Alcatel Demos IPTV Using WM9
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

Alcatel to demonstrate IPTV solutions at IBC 2003, using Windows Media 9 Series to offer advanced multi-media television solutions

AFS Supplies Dark Fiber to CSU
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

American Fiber Systems to provide fiber optic network solution to deliver 'unlimited bandwidth' for Cleveland State University

ElectroniCast: Circulator Use Recovers
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

ElectroniCast forecasts global optical circulator telecommunication use is recovering in 2003

Northlight Touts TOSA
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

Northlight Optronics' pig-tailed transmitter optical subassembly (TOSA) saves on board space for latest DWDM applications

Network USA to Buy Global TV
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2003

Network USA entered into a letter of intent with Global TV to merge it into a newly formed subsidiary

PCCW Picks VideoTele Headend
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

PCCW, Hong Kong's leading telecommunications provider, selects VideoTele.com's Astria content processor to deliver pay-TV services

Intel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Board declares a $0.02 per share quarterly dividend

Hifn Sails With Nauticus
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Nauticus Networks' N2000 series of Intelligent Data Center Switches integrates Hifn security processor

AT&T Bundles More DSL
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

AT&T offers DSL service as part of a local and long-distance voice bundle in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Maryland

FSO Startup Maxima Scores $2M
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Maxima wins a $2M grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a 10µm-wavelength solid-state laser

Atreus Gets $13M
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Atreus Systems closes a $13M Series C round, including new investors Meritage Private Equity Funds, SAIC Venture Capital, Telus Ventures

Motorola Touts Euro Wins
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Altice, Telenet, the Swiss Canton of Graubuenden, and Aster City, Poland, pick Motorola Broadband to provide digital broadband systems

Bookham Consolidates Wafer Fabs
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Bookham Technology completes consolidation of its two main wafer fab facilities, getting rid of approximately 150 employees

Colt Reveals Director's Details
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Colt Telecom provides a little more infomation about Andreas Barth, who was made a non-executive director on August 29

Agilent, IBM Team for Darpa
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

IBM and Agilent to advance the performance of optical interconnects in a $30M project with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Lucent Retirees Lambaste Benefit Cuts
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Retirees charge execs with creating a 'moral chasm' by cutting their healthcare benefits while continuing to draw extravagant salaries

TeleChoice Touts DSL Growth
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

New DSL Forum spec to generate almost $1B annually in incremental services within the first few years, says TeleChoice and East by North

iCognito Raises $3.1M
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

iCognito completes a $3.1M round of financing, led by Blumberg Capital; recruits Isabel Maxwell as CEO

Triquint Raises Q3 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

Now expects revenue between $75M and $77M, up from $70M to $74M, for net loss per share of between $0.06 and $0.08, up from $0.08 to $0.11

KiloLambda Passes ISO
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

KiloLambda achieves ISO 9001:2000 certification for its optical power control components

Broadcom Chips In on Japanese VOIP
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2003

NEC Infrontia, Hitachi, and Iwatsu are shipping in volume enterprise IP phones using Broadcom's BCM1100 and BCM1101 IP phone chips

Cisco Extends SANs Over Sonet
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Cisco's SL-Series interface for its ONS 15454 MSPP enables the delivery of Fibre Channel-based SAN-extension services over Sonet/SDH

PMC-Sierra Debuts Framer/Mapper
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

PMC-Sierra introduces low-power, 12-channel framing and mapping device solution for Sonet/SDH transport networks

Sprint Names New Prez/COO
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Sprint appoints Len Lauer president and chief operating officer of the company; Lauer will also continue to serve as president of PCS

Alcatel Wins Digital Video Deals
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Alcatel's video-enabled DSL solution chosen by Video Networks; Open Media Suite to be integrated with NDS's secure broadband architecture

Ex-Nortel COO Resurfaces at CGI
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Former Nortel COO Clarence J. Chandran hired as president of CGI's Business Process Services group and chairman of the board, India

Juniper Hires Director
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Replaces C. Richard Kramlich with Kenneth A. Goldman, senior VP of finance and administration and CFO of Siebel Systems

Korean MSO Deploys Harmonic
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

C&M deploys digital video headend and IP transport systems from Harmonic to establish an OpenCable compliant digital CATV network

Net.com Signs Ukraine Partner
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Net.com selects Atlas to offer secure, reliable networks to government, service provider, and enterprise clients in Ukraine

Fujitsu, Tokyo U. Fabricate Crystal
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Fujitsu Laboratories and a group from the University of Tokyo have fabricated a photonic crystal from a ferroelectric material

3Com Outsources/Cuts 1,000 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

3Com to outsource all manufacturing and realign product development and supply chain capabilities, affecting about 1,000 employees

Korean DC Operator Picks Juniper
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Internet data center operator KIDC boosts backbone bandwidth and cuts operating expenses with Juniper's T-series core routers

Riverstone to Get Delisted
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Nasdaq denies extension; stock to be delisted as of September 11; may become quoted in the Pink Sheets, as it doesn't even qualify for OTC

Verizon Regional Prez Surinders
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Verizon's North Central region president Ed Weise to retire, surrendering his post to Suri Surinder

BellSouth Responds on Telric
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

BellSouth is happy the FCC is considering changing the 'total element long-run incremental cost' (Telric) pricing formula

China Cable Buys Half of Competitor
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

China Cable and Communication to acquire 50% of Beijing Haidian Cable Network from Stone Group, the largest shareholder of SINA, for $20M

Insci Acquires WebWare
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Enterprise content management (ECM) solutions provider buys digital asset management (DAM) solutions provider for cash and stock

Laurel Banks $20M With Ciena's Help
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Laurel Networks closes $20M in third-round funding, including contributions from new participant and primary investor Ciena

Ciena Resells Laurel
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Ciena to market, sell, and support Laurel's flagship ST200 Service Edge Router; will integrate it into its LightWorks ON-Center

Dow Corning Does Photonics
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

Dow Corning launches a new global Photonic Solutions business, taking silicon-based materials into the optical domain

IP Infusion, SSH Team for Furukawa
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

IP Infusion and SSH Communications Security deliver comprehensive router security and IP services solution for Furukawa Electric

NanoOpto Pockets 7M
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2003

NanoOpto secures additional $7M in venture financing from existing equity partners in Series B round

Allot Manages P2P Traffic
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Allot Communications offers expanded P2P support across its NetEnforcer AC-1000 product line

1H03: 10.7M New DSL Subs
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

The DSL Forum says DSL got another 10.7M subscribers worldwide in the first half of 2003, for a total of 46.7M, according to Point Topic

Procket Wins at University College
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

University College London deploys Procket Networks' PRO/8000 series routers in production and research networks

Acterna Makes Metro Monitors
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Acterna launches the easy-to-use Optical Network Performance and Monitoring System for metro-area networks (ONMS Metro)

Lynx Photonic Passes ISO
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Lynx Photonic Networks achieves ISO 9001:2000 certification for its optical switching solutions

Alcatel Enables FastWeb Video
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

FastWeb launches TV over ADSL services in Milan, Turin, Bologna, and Reggio Emilia using Alcatel's 7301 ASAM

Alcatel to Get Into SANs
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Signs a distribution agreement with Zycko to expand into the UK enterprise SAN market with its optical transmission equipment

Nortel Adds GigE to IBM BladeCenter
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Nortel Networks enhances IBM eServer BladeCenter with Gigabit Ethernet LAN switch for infinitely scaleable server infrastructure

Cisco Intros SAN Fabric Switch
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Introduces the MDS 9100 Multilayer Intelligent fabric switch series, extending the benefits of intelligent network services to SMBs

GDA Intros 10GE MAC
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

GDA debuts UNH-IOL Compliance Validated 10-Gigabit Ethernet Media Access Controller (MAC) IP core for ASIC- and FPGA-based systems

LightPointe Teams With Huawei
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

LightPointe to manufacture free-space optics (FSO) products for the China market under the Huawei brand

Tandberg Adds Security to iTTV
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Integrates several conditional access systems into iTTV delivery platform to protect content and enable broadband video business models

Tripwire Becomes Juniper Partner
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Tripwire joins Juniper Networks OSS Alliance Partner Program, providing a rich solution for network visibility and control

Nokia Intros Multiservice Platform
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

The Nokia D500 Release 3 can handle IP, ATM, and Ethernet traffic simultaneously, unlike any other DSLAM on the market today

FastWeb Picks Marconi for ADSL
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

FastWeb offers live ADSL broadcast services in Rome, Naples, and Genoa with multicast technology using Marconi's Access Hub MSAN

Zhone Goes for Triple Play
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Zhone announces comprehensive passive optical network (PON) products supporting full-featured triple-play solutions

Tellabs Seeks Layoff Volunteers
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Just as it did in April, Tellabs offers its US employees a chance to volunteer to get cut and receive lovely severance benefits

Xelerated Distributes Editor
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Xelerated adds Borland's CodeWright, a programmer's editing system, to its Xelerator Software Development Kit

Highwave Gets in Korean DWDM
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Korean DWDM supplier Letek will use Highwave's EDFA technology, featuring Fast Transient Electronics, in its commercialized platform

Opera Cuts Set-Top Box Costs
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Opera Software offers Linux-based set-top boxes, looking to undercut Microsoft's best price by up to 75%

Xalyo Bases Card on Wintegra NPU
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Xalyo Systems announces a PCI Telecom Mezzanine Card (PTMC) based on Wintegra's WinPath Network Processor

Riverstone Asks Nasdaq for More Time
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Requests an extension for the filing of its annual Form 10-K, its quarterly Form 10-Q, and any restatements for prior periods

Alcatel Does DSL in 'Nam, Oman
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Alcatel to supply DSL access solutions to Omantel, the Sultanate of Oman's incumbent operator, and Vietnam Post and Telecommunication

Lucent Wins AT&T Sonet Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

AT&T selects Lucent Metropolis DMX and DMXtend Access Multiplexers to provide next-gen Sonet throughout its network, in multi-year deal

Ellacoya, Bridgewater Demo Provisioning
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Bridgewater Systems and Ellacoya Networks demonstrate first real-time automated IP service delivery system at the Broadband World Forum

FT Divests in Argentina, El Salvador
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

France Telecom sells interests in Telecom Argentina to W de Argentina for $125M in cash, in CTE Salvador to America Movil for $217M

Bridgewater Manages P2P Traffic
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2003

Bridgewater Systems announces Dynamic Bandwidth Manager to help broadband carriers control the costs of peer-to-peer traffic

Spirent Gets Into Alcatel's ASAM
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Will integrate its remote test capabilities into Alcatel network elements to reduce costs and speed deployment of broadband services

Spirent Testers Go Remote
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

The CopperMax/ITH test module is the first in a series of element-integrated remote test solutions planned by Spirent

Buckeye Picks Mahi
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Ohio's Buckeye TeleSystem to deploy Mahi's Mi7 Metro Core Aggregation System to terminate Sonet rings, streamline central office

Scientific Atlanta Enables VOD
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Scientific-Atlanta video-on-demand (VOD) subsystem for Prisma IP platform optimizes service options for cable operators

Olympus Forms MEMS Division
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Tokyo's Olympus Optical forms a MEMS Technology Division, unifying all previous MEMS activities, including R&D and foundry services

Springboard Jumps on Occam
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Springboard Telecom selects Occam Networks Broadband Loop Carrier platform to provide voice and data services in 'Ayrsley' development

MergeOptics Debuts X2 Modules
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

MergeOptics delivers 10-Gbit/s Ethernet X2 optical modules capable of up to 300m transmission in existing multimode fiber

Marconians Vote for Consolidation
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Marconi shareholders vote overwhelmingly (99.7%) to consolidate five company shares into one; all other resolutions passed, too

Laser Guru Named DMG CTO
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

DMG Technologies names Dr. Toshi Makino, former Nortel DFB laser guru, as chief technology officer, heading new product design group

GL Comms Releases VOIP Tools
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

GL Communications introduces VOIP call generation and analysis with Packet Series products, PacketGen and PacketScan

Acterna Wins BT Biz
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Acterna's new DSL Test Solution, comprising QT200 Test Head and EMS software, provides innovative, scaleable solution for BT

Northlight Intros ROSA Module
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Northlight Optronics' receiver optical subassembly (ROSA) module offers groundbreaking 10-Gbit/s performance for XFP transceivers

AFOP Passes Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Alliance Fiber Optic Products' SpectraMux Compact CWDM passes stringent Telcordia 1209 and 1221 qualification

InfoVista Names Oz Partner
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Australia's Integ Communication Solutions becomes an integrator for InfoVista's performance management solutions

Aurora Hires 'Scotty' Flink
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Aurora Networks appoints cable veteran Howard 'Scotty' Flink vice president of international sales

ADC, Sumitomo, PLP Team on FTTX
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

ADC enters alliance with Sumitomo Electric and Preformed Line Products to to develop and engineer a FTTX connectivity bundle

Neoteris Does Wireless SSL
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Neoteris extends SSL access series to include popular wireless device and handheld computing systems

UTStarcom Pumps Up PAS
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Chinese subscribers to UTStarcom's Personal Access System (PAS) top 15M, as a record 1.5M are added in August alone

RBOCs Appeal Directly to FCC
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

USTA, BellSouth, SBC, Verizon, and Qwest ask the FCC to delay implementation of the unbundling portions of the Triennial Review

BOK Financial Picks Sprint
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Sprint upgrades wireline/wireless data network for banking group, to power a network that links 1,300 ATM machines in the Southwestern US

US LEC Offers Service Reports
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

US LEC introduces Data Network Reports online reporting tool, empowering customers to measure service level performance themselves

Fibernet Becomes Cisco Partner
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Fibernet Group accredited as a Cisco 'Advanced Technology Partner' for advanced optical technologies

Bell Canada Picks Nortel VOIP
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Bell Canada, along with Aliant and Bell West, teams with Nortel to build Canada's most advanced IP-based Next-Generation Network (NGN)

Redback Boosts SMS With XFE
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Redback Networks boosts performance of its SMS 1800/1000 platform by two to three times with SMS 1800 SL and XFE Forwarding Engine module

Corning Converts Fiber
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Corning to convert its standard single-mode fiber product portfolio to SMF-28e optical fiber; enhances SMF-28e optical and geometry specs

Cogeco Chooses Cisco MSPP
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Cogeco Cable selects Cisco's ONS 15454 multiservice provisioning platform for bandwidth efficiency in Ethernet-over-Sonet network

ECI Unveils Access Gateway
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

ECI Telecom introduces Hi-FOCuS 4, a next-generation multiservice access gateway platform with unprecedented capacity and connectivity

Crne Gore Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Cisco's MPLS-based IP network technology to help Telekom Crne Gore provide IP VPN services to Montenegro's public and business community

Intense Hires Market Boss
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Neil Weston, previously with JDS Uniphase and Agilent Technologies, named President of Sales and Marketing

ADC Unveils Docsis Module
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Launches high-density Docsis 2.0-based Module for the Cuda 12000 next-generation cable modem termination system

Pandatel Opens in Israel
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Wholly-owned subsidiary will focus on the development of technologies and products for conventional optical networks based on SDH/Sonet

Huawei Says It's No. 2 in DSL
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2003

Cites Gartner report giving it 17.5% of global DSLAM shipments in 2Q03

Spirent Tests Next-Gen DSL
News Wire Feed | 9/7/2003

Extensions to Spirent's CenterOp for DSL remote test platform enable end-to-end support for ADSL2 and ADSL2+

Oluma TVOA Achieves Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2003

Oluma's integrated photodiode Tap and variable optical attenuator (TVOA) completes Telcordia GR-1209

Verizon, Unions Reach Tentative Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2003

Verizon, the Communications Workers of America, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers tentatively agree to five-year deal

LambdaNet Triples Customers
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2003

Increases customers by 200% between January 2002 and July 2003, for a total of 300, with 70 additions in just the last seven months

Com21 Asset Liquidation Green-Lit
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2003

Bankruptcy court approves Com21's proposed sale of its remaining operating assets and substantially all of its personal property assets

Siemens ICN to Tout DSL at BWF
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2003

At the Broadband World Forum 2003, Siemens ICN will report on replacing TDM equipment with DSLAM-based multiservice access devices

Little Optics Delays Time
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2003

Little Optics offers compact, ultra long path length time delay circuits based on its patented Hydex material system

Avanex Promotes Weinswig
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2003

Names Mark Weinswig, its director of strategic projects and investor relations, as VP of business development and investor relations

Sorrento Q2 Revenues Fall
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Revenues were $4.5M, down 14% from 2Q03, for net income of $12.5M ($2.13/share), up from last year's loss of $15.8M ($21.35/share)

Zhone Wins in Wyoming
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Advanced Communications Technology selects Zhone for delivery of integrated voice and data services in Wyoming

Ceterus Launches Metro Gear
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Ceterus's Universal Transport System revolutionizes metro market with flexible, on-demand Ethernet delivery using bonded copper/fiber pipe

Verizon Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Verizon's board declares a quarterly dividend of $0.385 per share, same as last quarter

Poles Pick Lucent for DWDM
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Lucent Technologies to expand national DWDM optical backbone network for Telekomunikacja Polska

Wire One Does UK Videoconferencing
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Wire One teams with Network-I to jointly market the Glowpoint videoconferencing service and expand coverage in the UK

Analysys Loves xDSL
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Broadband revs to grow from €12.5B in 2003 to €24.7B in 2008; xDSL could account for 15% of broadband revenues in 2008, says Analysys

INO Exposes Its Phase Masks
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

INO offers holographic phase masks for developing and manufacturing gratings-based components for high-speed optical networks

BT Issues Bond Tender Offer
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

British Telecommunications makes tender offer to purchase for cash up to 40% of its outstanding €2.25B 7.125% notes due 2011

Power Company Picks PacketFront
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Öresundskraft chooses PacketFront for open broadband network in Helsingborg, Sweden

Ixia Intros IPSec Test Tools
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Ixia announces the industry's first comprehensive test suite for conformance and performance validation of secure IPSec networks

Telefonica Picks nCube for VOD
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Telefonica de Espana taps nCube's nAble interactive management software and n4x video server for the delivery of VOD services

Calient Intros Switching Subsystem
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Calient Networks launches PX switching subsystem to automate system testing, grid computing, and pre-deployment staging

Qwest Files for LD in AZ
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Qwest applies to the FCC for permission to offer long-distance services in Arizona

Boeing Picks Sprint for LD
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Sprint selected as primary long-distance carrier for the world's leading aerospace company; specific terms not disclosed

WaveCrest Goes With Level 3
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

London-based voice carrier buys private-line service from Level 3, linking three key European markets

XAVi Intros Wireless Multimedia Gateway
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Offers a state-of-the-art wireless multimedia gateway, featuring the latest advanced broadband wireless connectivity technology

Sprint Opens Briefing Centers
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Sprint unveiled five regional 'executive briefing centers' to give sales prospects a first-hand look at the telecom solutions they offer

Infonet Picks Ciena Solutions
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Ciena's CoreDirector, MetroDirector K2 help global managed network service provider Infonet reduce network operating expenses

OCPI Moves HQ
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Optical Communication Products relocates corporate headquarters to Woodland Hills, five miles south of its former Chatsworth HQ

CyOptics Intros Receiver
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

CyOptics introduces 10-Gbit/s APD receiver, consisting of an InGaAs avalanche photodiode and a high-gain SiGe transimpedance amplifier

Cox Pix Terawave for PON
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2003

Cox Communications selects Terawave as a vendor for their passive optical network (PON) deployments

Heavy Reading Reports on MSPPs
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Largest-ever survey of metro multiservice provisioning platforms, from Heavy Reading, covers 64 products from 29 vendors

LR Launches Heavy Reading
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

New market research division provides quantitative analysis of telecom technology and trends to service providers, carriers, vendors

Finisar Q1 Loss Swells
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Revenues were $39.4M, down 16% from 1Q02, for a net loss of $41.2M ($0.20/share), up from a loss of $36.9M ($0.19/share) last year

Nortel Responds to Tender Offer
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Nortel makes it clear that it is in no way related to, nor does it recommend or endorse, TRC Capital Corp.'s offer to buy 30M shares

Verizon Makes Tentative Union Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

The Communications Workers of America's tentative contract settlement with Verizon boosts pay and adds seniority rights for New York techs

Chiral Intros In-Fiber Polarizer
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Chiral Photonics offers a unique, all-glass in-fiber polarizer, based on its proprietary chiral technology

Ciena Completes Akara Buy
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Ciena's $46.2M acquisition of Akara is now complete; Akara to continue operations from its Ottawa facility

NKT, C2V Work on PLC
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

NKT Integration and C2V team to develop and manufacture integrated optical components based on Planar Lightwave Circuit technology

Cicada, VIA Make GigE Controllers
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Through a partnership with Cicada Semiconductor, VIA Networking introduces the Velocity line of Gigabit Ethernet Controllers

Paradyne Gets Rural OK
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Dept. of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) OKs Paradyne's GranDSLAM 4200 for use on telecom systems of RUS borrowers

Northlight Intros TOSA Module
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Northlight Optronics offers transmitter optical subassembly (TOSA) module for next-gen 10-Gbit/s 80km transceivers and transponders

AT&T LA Restructuring Progresses
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

AT&T Latin America enters 'the final stages' of its restructuring process, prepares to be bought by Embratel

Volo VOIPs Up Cable
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Volo Communications offers local/long distance VOIP, enhanced calling features, and high-speed business services on Florida Cable System

Verizon Picks Looking Glass
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Looking Glass Networks selected by Verizon for dark fiber and lit bandwidth services in three markets

Johanson Debuts Attenuator Enclosure
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Johanson Fiber Optics debuts a rack-mount variable attenuator enclosure, designed for deployment of CWDM and DWDM systems

Lemur Hires Director
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Lemur Networks names Dr. Brion Feinberg as senior director of product management and marketing

Nortel Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Yes, Nortel's board declares a dividend, but who can say how much?

Optical Solutions Raises $15M
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Optical Solutions closes Series III financing totaling $15M; Cisco joins as a new investor

EDS Wins GSA Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

EDS to run the US Department of State's domestic telecom system under a US General Services Administration Connections Contract task order

Adtran Raises Q3 Estimates
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Due to stronger than anticipated quarter-to-date revenue, Adtran ups its Q3 revenue estimate to $98M-$100M, for EPS of $0.34 to $0.36

UTStarcom Ranked #2 in DSLAMs
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Infonetics reports that UTStarcom is the world's second-largest DSLAM provider and the largest IP-DSLAM provider, with 62% market share

Infonet Suits Settled, Dismissed
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Infonet settles State of California stockholder litigation with no admission of liability; separate federal class action suit dismissed

China's CECT Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Xue Chen resigns as CEO and director of Qiao Xing Universal Telephone subsidiary CECT; Wu Zhiyang named CEO, Sun Xueming named director

Qwest Reports Q2 Loss
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Revenues were $3.6B, down 0.8% from Q1, for a net loss of $91M ($0.05/share), down from earnings of $128M ($0.07/share) last quarter

Golden Telecom Buys Sibchallenge
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Golden Telecom finalizes the acquisition Sibchallenge Telecom, the leading alternative wireline operator in Krasnoyarsk

Verizon Picks Nortel in $1B Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Verizon Wireless signs a multi-year, $1B+ deal with Nortel for expansion and upgrade of its nationwide 3G wireless infrastructure

Cardiff U. Picks Foundry for 10-GigE
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Cardiff University and the University of Wales College of Medicine choose Foundry's 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches for combined network

Korea's Dacom Picks Laurel
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Dacom selects Laurel Networks' ST200 Service Edge Router to deliver scaleable, QOS-enabled Layer 2 and IP VPN services

Harmonic Intros VOD Solution
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2003

Offers the third generation of its Narrowcast Services Gateway video-on-demand (VOD) delivery solution, with narrowcast technology

Sagitta VP Heads TIA Group
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Guy Shechter, VP of products, to lead TIA working group to write End Face Geometry Measurement Methodology to quantify TIA's requirements

UTStarcom Wins in China Yet Again
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Continues sweeping up in China with $80M contract to expand deployments of its IP-based PAS systems in the Jiangsu Province

Scintera Networks Launches
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Scintera Networks unveils Advanced Signal Processing Platform and 10-Gbit/s CMOS single-chip Electronic Dispersion Compensation Engine

Toshiba to Split Off Telecom
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Toshiba to separate its telecommunication system business on January 1st, 2004; will become Toshiba Communication Systems Corporation

AT&T Slaps Suit on MCI, Onvoy
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

AT&T files suit against MCI/Worldcom and Onvoy, alleging mail fraud, wire fraud, civil conspiracy, unjust enrichment, and racketeering

Furukawa to Demo 'Ultimate' Splicer
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Furukawa Electric will preview its 'ultimate' optical fiber splicer, the S183, at next month’s ECOC exhibition in Rimini, Italy

Thais Pick iBasis for Int'l VOIP
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

CAT Telecom, formerly the Communications Authority of Thailand, connects with iBasis for international VOIP service

IDT Buys IBM's NSEs
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

IDT acquires the designs for IBM's 128Kx36 (4.5-Mbit) and 512Kx36 (18-Mbit) network search engine (NSE) devices in TLA-rife deal

Tellium Expands Aurora Line
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Tellium to expand its Aurora product line with new multiservice transport switches, taking the company beyond the long-haul core

Galazar's EoS Framers Validated
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Galazar Networks' Ethernet over Sonet framers have been tested and verified by network equipment vendors and carriers

Agilent Gauges Jitter, Recovers Clocks
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Agilent and ASA offer repeatable oscilloscope jitter measurement system; Agilent intros multi-rate 10-Gbit/s clock recovery module

Accelerant, FCI Boost Backplanes
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Accelerant and FCI quadruple connector bandwidth density to more than 600 Gbits per inch, enabling 50% reduction in backplane cost per port

Aventail Goes Anywhere
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Aventail integrates with leading identity and access management vendors, including Imprivata, Netegrity, and RSA Security

Frontier Selects CoSine
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

CoSine to enable private networking, secure Internet access, universal remote access, and managed firewall services for Frontier

BT Gurus Look to 2010
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2003

Spiro Press launches the book Business 2010, by Ian Pearson and Dr. Michael Lyons, for a peek at future business landscapes

WorldCom Pats Self on Back
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2003

WorldCom accepts new corporate governance guidelines and congratulates itself on its restructuring progress

MCI Adds Five to Board
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2003

Takes the total number of board directors to nine, though appointments not effective until it emerges from Chapter 11 protection

MCI Replies to Oklahoma
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2003

WorldCom responds to Oklahoma Attorney General's claims against the carrier

FT H1 Income Up, Debt Down
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2003

France Telecom announces its first half results and outlines its intention to buy the slice of Orange it doesn't already own

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