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Coriant settles optical patent dispute with Cheetah

Coriant has resolved a patent dispute related to a Tellabs lawsuit with intellectual property owner Cheetah Omni that was pending in the Eastern District of Texas.

Verizon brings 100G to the U.S. metro network

Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.

SDN-driven backhaul could save carriers $9B by 2017, says study

Software-defined networking (SDN) could save operators $9 billion in mobile backhaul-related operating expenses by 2017 as they gain the ability to dynamically manage traffic and backhaul bandwidth, according to fresh research.

Marlin to merge Tellabs, Coriant operations, separate access division

Coriant and Tellabs are set to start new lives as their new owner Marlin Equity Partners is merging the two companies and forming one common leadership team.

Tellabs acquired by Marlin Equity Partners for $891M

Marlin Equity Partners purchased Tellabs for about $891 million in cash, signaling a new era for the telecom equipment maker which has struggled with quarterly revenue declines and ongoing losses.  

SDN-based backhaul applications will save $4B in capex, report says

Software-defined networking could save mobile operators more than $4 billion in capital expenses in 2017, with the largest capex savings stemming from metro aggregation/load, according to fresh research from Strategy Analytics.

Tellabs, Strategy Analytics study shows SDN's utility in wireless backhaul

Software defined networking as a whole may still be a nascent concept, but according to a new Strategy Analytics study that was sponsored by Tellabs, it could help mobile operators save over $4 billion in wireless backhaul expenses by 2013.

Corning, Tellabs, others form optical LAN group

A group of fiber network infrastructure vendors, including Corning, IBM, SAIC, TE Connectivity, Tellabs, Zhone and 3M, jointly launched the Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN) to advocate the utility and adoption of PON-based networks in the LAN.

Tellabs' Q2 revenue declines to $212M, but meets guidance

Tellabs reported that second-quarter revenue declined year-over-year to $212 million, down from $288 million, but its results were in line with its guidance for the quarter.

Tellabs appoints Crowe Horwath partner Larry Rieger as acting CFO

Tellabs has named Larry Rieger, a partner with Crowe Horwath LLP, as its acting CFO. He replaces Tom Minichiello, who recently left the company to take on the CFO role at Westell.