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ADTRAN (yet again) declares record results for 2Q 2011, cash dividend

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ADTRAN (www.adtran.com) reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2011 on July 12, 2011.  Once again, the company continues to roll, racking up an increase of 23 percent as compared to last year’s results.

More specifically,  ADTRAN had sales of more than $184 million, as compared to $150 million for 2Q 2010.  [...]

Global Crossing’s busy week: Buys Genesis Networks, announced 3Q10 results

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The investment relations people at Global Crossing (www.globalcrossing.com) have to be crazy-busy this week.  Just before announcing its third quarter 2010 results, the company announced it was acquiring global video services provider Genesis Networks.

Global Crossing is picking up Genesis for about $27 million, including covering $15 million in debt.   Genesis is described [...]

Dialogic, Veraz complete merger – now what?

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Dialogic (www.dialogic.com) and Veriz Networks have completed their merger.  Now that Dialogic is still, well, Dialogic, but with a new NASDAQ ticker symbol, it’ll be interesting to see what CEO/Chairman of the Board Nick Jensen and company do in the next 12 to 24 months.  It’ll also be interesting to look at the financials [...]

VoIP – It’s only just begun? 8×8, Metaswitch say “Yes!”

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While Wall Street and the mainstream media have become, well, bored of Voice over IP (yes, VoIP), two of the most financially successful companies in the space say that IP voice’s greatest potential has yet to come.

Data point one comes from 8×8’s (www.8×8.com) annual shareholder meeting presentation on August 31, 2010.  Slide [...]

Rumor Mill: GENBAND needs a IPO because it has to

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A number of analysts I ran into last week were coming fresh from the GENBAND (www.genband.com) Perspectives Media and Analyst Summit held in Frisco Texas.

One aspect of the event was apparently laying out a case for a IPO in the near future.  Most analysts I talked to felt that GENBAND had paid [...]

Metaswitch Networks announces yearly financials

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Last week, Metaswitch Networks (www.metaswitch.com) released its unaudited (i.e. trust us) annual results for its 2009/2010 fiscal year through August 31.   Plenty of growth, EBITDA, and acquisitions.

Overall revenue grew 18 percent in U.S. dollars, from $113.7 million to $134.5 million, with pro-forma EBDITA margins “sustained” at 20 percent.

Metaswitch says it had [...]

Broadsoft filing an IPO, Metaswitch buying AppTrigger, Radisys acquiring Pactolus, dogs and cats living together

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(If you don’t get the reference, watch below…)

 

Back in December, I was interviewed by TMC CEO Rich Tehrani and  made a bunch of predictions, but I have to say that I missed the onslaught of deal making that’s now happening, (Did get the part about Social media and geo-location right, however…)

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Vonage 2Q 2009 financial results – Half empty or half full?

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I’ve been spending the last day staring at the ocean and pondering what the latest financials for Vonage really mean.  Is the glass half empty or half full?

The half-empty argument is pretty straightforward and buried at the end of the company’s rah-rah “We’re in the black” verbiage. Vonage lost a net 89,000 subscribers [...]

8×8 posts penny per share 1Q 2010 quarterly results

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8×8 announced that it’s back in black for its first quarter of fiscal year 2010.  The company reported net income for the quarter of $414,000; that’s $0.01 a share.  The previous quarter had logged a net loss of $3.9 million/$0.06 per share; 1Q 2009 the company had brought in net income of $1.2 million/$0.02 [...]

Vonage reports Q1 positives, EBITDA, line losses slows

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Tweaking various parts of its operations and doing a little bookkeeping shuffle, Vonage reported EBIDTA of $21 million for the first quarter of 2009 and GAAP net income of $5 million; about $0.03 per share. However, the company is still spending $290 per customer to get customers in the door and had a net [...]