> MRV Communications (Other OTC: MRVC.PK) has introduced a new intelligent demarcation solution, the OptiSwitch 940, for connecting and monitoring enterprise-level carrier Ethernet and mobile backhaul services. News release.
> Chalk up another Morgan Keegan Technology Conference presenter as the CEO of Opnext (Nasdaq: OPXT), an optical networking module and component manufacturer, is scheduled to speak on Wednesday, Aug. 11. News release.
> Orckit Communications' (Nasdaq: ORCT) CM-4000 metro aggregation switches have received TASC certification from the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Quality Assurance (QA) organization. The TASC rating will help the provider further establish a foothold in India's telecom market, where Orckit supplies its CM-4000 product to a Tier 1 operator. News release.
> Vitesse Semiconductor (Other OTC: VTSS.PK) introduced its latest product, the 10G Ethernet physical-layer SerDes, which targets high-density carrier Ethernet, mobile backhaul and enterprise networks. News release.
> Oxford Networks is keeping ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) chugging along as the operator, which serves residential and business customers across Maine, joined the crowd and picked the Total Access 5000 MSAP as part of its fiber rollout. News release.
And finally... AT&T U-Verse is putting Cubs fans "in the director's chair to control how they watch the team compete at Wrigley Field." Partnering with WGN-TV, the Chicago Cubs Multiview app makes it possible to watch in up to four different camera angles as the Cubs choke and destroy a four-run lead against the Reds, which is pretty much par for the course this season. News release.