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World Wide Packets

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Acquired | Acquired

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About World Wide Packets

World Wide Packets is the solutions provider for Ethernet broadband Fiber to the Subscriber connectivity. World Wide Packets LightningEdge offering aims to enable a complete, fully standard-based access solution for business and residential subscribers, providing the most cost competitive broadband solution for the integrated delivery of voice, video, and data services. In what we believe is the largest venture-backed communications equipment acquisition of the last 3 years, World Wide Packets was acquired by Ciena for approximately $300 million in cash and stock in March 2008.

Headquarters Location

115 North Sullivan Road Suite 200

Spokane Valley, Washington, 99037,

United States


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World Wide Packets Patents

World Wide Packets has filed 1 patent.

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Network protocols, Packets (information technology), Networking hardware, Computer networking, Physical layer protocols


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Network protocols, Packets (information technology), Networking hardware, Computer networking, Physical layer protocols



Latest World Wide Packets News

HireVue Names Larsen Engineering VP

May 4, 2011

Tweet Salt Lake City-based HireVue, which develops a video interviewing service for employers, said Wednesday that it has named Loren Larsen as its new Vice President of Engineering. Larsen was most recently at Sorenson Communications, and also has served as VP of Enginering at Move Networks, and Chief Software Architect at World Wide Packets. HireVue said Larsen will be responsible for the firm's engineering staff and guiding the company's technological development. HireVue is venture backed by Granite Ventures and JCP Capital. The company is headed by Mark Newman.

World Wide Packets Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was World Wide Packets founded?

    World Wide Packets was founded in 1999.

  • Where is World Wide Packets's headquarters?

    World Wide Packets's headquarters is located at 115 North Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley.

  • What is World Wide Packets's latest funding round?

    World Wide Packets's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did World Wide Packets raise?

    World Wide Packets raised a total of $104M.

  • Who are the investors of World Wide Packets?

    Investors of World Wide Packets include Ciena, Northwest Venture Associates, Azure Capital Partners, Madrona Venture Group, Entrepia Ventures and 12 more.

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