Neo Photonics announced that it raised $10 million in an additional portion of its most recent funding round. The total investment for the round is $35 million. Investors behind the extra funding, announced last week, include CDP Capital-Technology Ventures, Rockport Capital Partners and Linkmore Capital. The group that contributed the initial $25 million in March includes Bay Partners, Venrock Associates, Institutional Venture Partners, SBV Venture Partners and Dow Corning. As a result of this financing, Bay Partners and CDP will each receive a seat on the board of directors of Neo Photonics, a Fremont, Calif.,-based company that makes components for optical telecom equipment.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, "It'll be a localized land rush," he said, These wireless networks can download Web pages at speeds much quicker than a digital subscriber line (DSL), But their drawbacks include a range of less than 300 feet and notoriously porous security, Despite that, Wi-Fi networks--also known as 802.11b--have grown macigal garden v iphone case in popularity, finding a place in millions of businesses and homes worldwide, BT's "BT Openzone," the name it's giving its Wi-Fi subscription service, follows the lead of U.S, carriers, one of which has already added wireless Internet access into its mix of offerings with others likely to follow..
VoiceStream Wireless sells Internet access based on Wi-Fi at about 600 Starbucks throughout the United States. Nextel Communications said it intends to add Wi-Fi to its stable of offerings. In Japan, NTT DoCoMo has begun a wireless hot spot service as well. In the United Kingdom, BT said it plans to have 20 hot spots by August and 400 by June 2003. It wants to sell the service mostly to the business traveler. Its initial price for unlimited service at any of the hot spots is well over $100 per month, BT said. Among the first locations to offer BT's services is the Hilton hotel at Heathrow airport.
British telecom operator macigal garden v iphone case BT Group launches the country's first three hot spots with wireless networking, Other major wireless providers are expected to follow, It was one of the last countries in Western Europe where wireless local area networks (LANs) using Wi-Fi standards hadn't penetrated into cafes or airports, But two weeks ago, the British government lifted a ban on the commercial use of the 2.4GHz bandwidth, where Wi-Fi networks broadcast their signals, British operator BT Group launched the first three wireless hot spots in the United Kingdom on Monday, the company said in a statement, It's expected that other major wireless providers in the country will match BT's efforts, said Rob Enderle, research fellow at Giga Information Group, But the impact on the market will likely be limited to the British Isles because Wi-Fi was already widely used in most Western European countries, Enderle said..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. The product will simplify optical networks by eliminating the need for several separate pieces of equipment. It will have an added advantage for international service providers by putting three optical technologies in one system, Cisco said. Commonly used optical technology Dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) and corporate Ethernet technologies are combined with European technologies, so Cisco's equipment can be sold internationally.