Optical networking company Aurora Networks has received $20 million in second-round funding. ComVentures led the round and was joined by Castile Ventures and Battery Ventures, Aurora's first backer.
The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company, founded in late 1999, has now raised a total of $30 million. Aurora develops optical transport equipment for HFC, or hybrid fiber coaxial cable networks, which are the networks of choice for cable TV operators. Aurora Chief Executive Tony Werner previously served as chief technology officer for AT&T Broadband, Ma Bell's cable unit. See complete list.