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Level 3 Stocks Drop on CFO News

Level 3 Communications Inc. shares fell nearly 9 percent by early afternoon on news that the company is looking for a new CFO. Level 3s stock was trading for $4.47, down 8.78 percent from the opening price of $4.75. CEO James Crowe said CFO Sunit Patel will remain with Level 3 during the transition period. […]

MRV Intros Two-Degree ROADM Module for LambdaDriver

MRV Communications Inc. (Booth 918) has added a new two-degree ROADM module to the LambdaDriver family of WDM systems. The EM1600-ROADM40 supports a total of 40 C-band DWDM wavelengths with 100GHz spacing, with the ability to drop wavelengths at each node. Each module features 40 colored add ports, configurable through the existing LambdaDriver management system, […]

Sprint Profits Drop to 1 Cent Per Share

Sprint Nextel Corp. reported a drop in second-quarter profits on Wednesday due to its WiMAX initiative and takeover expenses. The wireless provider said it earned $19 million during the three months that ended June 30, or 1 cent per share, compared with $370 million, or 10 cents per share, during the same period a year […]

Apple Shares Drop on iPhone News

AT&T Inc.s revelation that only 146,000 people signed up for the iPhone during the highly hyped devices first two days sent Apple Inc.s stocks plunging Tuesday. The figure is much below the 500,000 or more that many analysts had predicted for the phone’s debut June 29. The number AT&T released for its second quarter financial […]

ADC Unveils OmniReach Line for MDUs

ADC (Booth 1234) announces the launch of the OmniReach Multiple Dwelling Unit (MDU) product line, an extension to the OmniReach portfolio of FTTX infrastructure solutions. The new line provides high-performance interconnection of fiber cables and equipment in the more densely populated MDU environments, such as apartments, townhomes and campuses. These pre-terminated solutions allow for distribution […]

KGP Offers Factory-Terminated FO Drops

KGPs Solutions Group (Booth 1534) now offers factory-terminated copper/fiber composite drop cables. The composite drop cables offer up to two fibers and five copper pairs terminated with one or two SC fiberoptic connectors. The Solutions Group pre-terminated drop cables incorporate the Superior-Essex BroadGain-CF cables that combine the attributes of fiber-optic and copper technologies in a […]

Charles Industries New Software Enables International Applications for Mini-Mux 840

Charles Industries Ltd. (Booth 1152), a privately held, diversified manufacturing and high-technology company, announces its Access and Transmission Business Unit now offers Release 2.0, a new software ideally suited for international applications of the Mini-Mux 840, a flexible optical broadband multiplexer. Charles Release 2.0 enables its Mini-Mux 840 to be configured through software as either […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

Posted: 9/2004 SAGE GAUGE The Sage Research Inc. July 2004 index of service provider confidence in current conditions continued its downward slide, falling three points back into “negative” territory (below 50) for the first time since January 2004. Declines in the overall industry conditions and investor confidence subindices primarily were responsible for the overall drop. […]

Is the Other Shoe About to Drop?

The conversation started out innocently enough. I asked E.J. Butler how PAETEC Communications Inc., the CLEC where he serves as COO, might offer some help to UNE-P resellers that are executing “Plan B.” He, like others I consulted for this month’s cover story on UNE-P migration strategies (see story), was candid about where these companies […]

Stock Watch: Encouraging, Grim News Leaves Market Mixed

Posted: 1/2002 Stock Watch Encouraging, Grim News Leaves Market Mixed Optimistic investors pushed the stock markets upwards from mid-October to mid-November, although the PHONE+ Stock index did not keep pace with other major indexes. Economic news was grim and encouraging during the period. The United States reported 415,000 jobs were lost in October, the biggest […]

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