Ciena is laying off 55 employees, mainly in its distribution and product engineering departments as it outsources some of these functions.
ADTRAN made a comeback in the first quarter of 2013, reporting gains in both the broadband access and optical segments of its carrier product division.
CenturyLink has filed a patent to develop a system and method that will enable digital video recorders to record content if a power loss occurs by using an optical network terminal that terminates services at the home as the backup mechanism.
Nokia Siemens Networks on Monday reached an agreement to sell its Optical Networks business to Marlin Equity Partners, establishing the unit as an independent company in the evolving optical market segment.
VimpelCom on Tuesday named Ciena as the vendor of choice to upgrade and expand its national optical network.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at increased spending from telecom providers on optical networking equipment. Purchases of optical networking equipment, including WDM and SONET/SDH,
North Georgia Networks (NGN), an eight-member consortium in Georgia that's building a 1,000-mile fiber middle mile optical network across North Georgia, has established a connection with FiberLight
Italian competitive service provider Fastweb is the latest European carrier planning to build a 100G per channel optical network. The network, which will provide a connection between Milan and Rome,
In a move that could help it boost revenue from commercial services, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) said it deployed gear from Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) that will allow it to deliver data at 100 gigabits per second
Service providers' ongoing adoption of a more fiber-rich diet in their respective last mile networks helped drive the sales of GPON equipment in Q2 2011. Fueled by a number of new Fiber to the Home