That drop, in turn, led Tellabs and CIENA to
revise their $7-billion merger, originally
in June. The revision caused both
postpone shareholder votes
scheduled for Sept. 9 until
clearance from the
Securities and Exchange
However, CIENA's latest customer woes
likely to cause further complications,
company spokesman Denny Bilter.
are expected to vote on the
"I didn't get a sense it was a deal breaker,
it does highlight why they renegotiated the
said Steve Levy, analyst at Lehman Brothers,
after a telephone conversation with Tellabs'
Chairman Michael Birck.
"This is a pretty significant
because it's a big contract. It was a pretty
CIENA account," Levy said.
With the new
contract, Pirelli will receive the
lion's share, or
about 80 percent, of the supply
agreement with the
remaining 20 percent going to
CIENA, he explained.
CIENA's Bilter declined to comment on the
details of the supply agreement.
hopefully something with a positive
Actually they almost have to say something positive
fear of pissing of all their managers and
who are heavily vested in the company stocks.
is no more than a reflective mirror with
prismatic qualitys ,in other words it gives you dense prism
effects example the light from the sun into a prism would
give you that prism effect. same with a bragg grating
except the out put is determined by the light source
applied.and route of focus .in re-cien p[roduct it is no more
than a signal prosscessor board coupled by a fiber
optic path into a small chamber which has the interior
darkened to reduce energy i.e light scatter effect.in the
light path there sits the bragg grating which disperses
the color spectrum of the source signal by via
light.in effect cien product just used old technology in a
novel opproach that worked for the photometric
industry..peace hope this helped you out..peace