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Optical networking equipment revenue fell 23% Q/Q in Q1, estimates Infonetics - a sharp decline...

Optical networking equipment revenue fell 23% Q/Q in Q1, estimates Infonetics - a sharp decline even after accounting for seasonality. A 30%+ drop in EMEA sales overshadowed a small drop in North American sales. The firm is particularly worried about the fact EMEA sales of WDM gear fell more than sales of legacy gear. "This is not the behavior of a region experiencing only a minor quarterly pullback," it observes. Some key industry players: CIEN, INFN, ALU, SCMR, TLAB, ADTN.
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  • nick159
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    All said key players are at or below their Jan 1st share price. Sort of lends credence to defending ALU.
    18 May 2012, 08:02 PM Reply Like
  • TwistTie
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    Why buy fiber hardware when you can still buy meat and potatoes?

     

    Or maybe rice and beans?
    21 May 2012, 10:27 AM Reply Like
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