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    1. Data center SDN sales will jump 65% this year, says Dell'Oro Group

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 14 2014)

      Data center SDN sales will jump 65% this year, says Dell'Oro Group

      Sales of software-defined networking gear for Data Centers is on the rise and will likely jump 65 percent this year, according to new research from the Dell'Oro Group.

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    2. Windstream Enters Phase Two Of 100G Long-Haul Network Expansion

      Explore CEN Feature (Oct 14 2014)

      Windstream Enters Phase Two Of 100G Long-Haul Network Expansion

      Enhancements that Windstream continues to make to its long-haul optical network are enabling the Little Rock, Ark.-based carrier to provision Ethernet services and transport them across the wide area more rapidly and at scale.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    3. Level 3 secures $2B loan to finance cash portion of tw telecom acquisition

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 13 2014)

      Level 3 secures $2B loan to finance cash portion of tw telecom acquisition

      Level 3 has gotten commitments from its lenders to increase its borrowing power under its secured credit facility through a new $2 billion Tranche B 2022 Term Loan, part of which will finance the cash portion of its acquisition of tw telecom.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    4. tw telecom extends fiber, Ethernet connectivity to Minneapolis-St.Paul, Phoenix

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 10 2014)

      tw telecom extends fiber, Ethernet connectivity to Minneapolis-St.Paul, Phoenix

      tw telecom, which is in the process of being purchased by Level 3, has added Minneapolis-St.Paul and Phoenix as the two latest stops on its ongoing network expansion effort.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    5. BT Global to extend Ethernet VPN service to 15 new markets

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 9 2014)

      BT Global to extend Ethernet VPN service to 15 new markets

      BT Global Services is enhancing the reach of its flagship Ethernet-based VPN and Internet services across multiple countries, a move that will further boost its competitive stance against front runners like Orange Business Services and other global players.

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      Mentions:   Orange Business Services   BT Global Services

    6. San Francisco to vote on 'dig once' proposal to accelerate city's fiber network buildout

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 9 2014)

      San Francisco to vote on 'dig once' proposal to accelerate city's fiber network buildout

      Some San Francisco city managers see fiber as a key asset for the city, and are considering a proposal that would require workers to install fiber when conducting other road work.

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    7. Take Five with Rosemary Cochran

      Explore CEN Feature (Oct 9 2014)

      Take Five with Rosemary Cochran

      People involved with Carrier Ethernet pay close attention to Vertical Systems Group's Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs, which provide bi-annual rankings of carriers based on port installations. Carrier Ethernet News talked recently with Vertical Systems Group’s principal Rosemary Cochran about the trends underlying the numbers.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. Integra serves up new dedicated 100G routes

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 8 2014)

      Integra serves up new dedicated 100G routes

      Integra is making more use out of its 100G network migration by offering customers dedicated Express Routes for its optical wavelength service line.

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    9. How the Carrier Ethernet services market will top $50bn in 2015

      Explore Telecom News, Information and Updates (Oct 7 2014)

      How the Carrier Ethernet services market will top $50bn in 2015

      Increased enterprise agility and a dramatic boost to user productivity are promised by the latest wave of dynamic Carrier Ethernet services now coming to market - a market set to grow by several percentage points in size to over $50bn globally in the next five years.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics

    10. GTT Expands Ethernet, Cloud Capabilities In U.S. With UNSi Acquisition

      Explore CEN Feature (Oct 7 2014)

      GTT Expands Ethernet, Cloud Capabilities In U.S. With UNSi Acquisition

      Global cloud networking provider GTT Communications, Inc. (GTT) has acquired Dallas-based UNSI, a data services provider focused on large enterprise and carrier clients. While the acquisition does not give GTT many new points of presence (PoPs) in the U.S., it does add 2,000 Ethernet/MPLS customers to the company's roster. 

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    11. Industry Spotlight: An Update on Lumos Networks From CEO Tim Biltz

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Oct 7 2014)

      Industry Spotlight: An Update on Lumos Networks From CEO Tim Biltz

      It’s been almost three years now since Lumos Networks split off from nTelos, taking its fiber business on an independent path.  In the time since, they have been expanding their reach both into new geographies and to new opportunities within their existing footprint. 

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    12. Global Capacity/ Indatel Deal Targets Out-of-Region Ethernet

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      Global Capacity/ Indatel Deal Targets Out-of-Region Ethernet

      Rural network operators should find it easier to meet business customers’ carrier Ethernet needs as the result of a new deal announced today between Global Capacity and Indatel.

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      Mentions:   MegaPath   Global Capacity   Joan Engebretson

    13. Tower Cloud deepens presence in enterprise market with Ethernet Private Line services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 6 2014)

      Tower Cloud deepens presence in enterprise market with Ethernet Private Line services

      Tower Cloud has enhanced its product portfolio outside of being just a wireless backhaul-centric provider by serving up a new line of Ethernet Private Line services for enterprise customers.

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      Mentions:   LAN   EarthLink   Level (3)

    14. Industry Spotlight: WireIE’s Rob Barlow

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Oct 3 2014)

      Industry Spotlight: WireIE’s Rob Barlow

      WireIE’s domain lies between the metro where fiber is plentiful and the underserved markets normally beyond its reach, where they blend fixed wireless and fiber to go where others don’t want to.   

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    15. Vodafone Qatar agrees to buy state-owned broadband provider

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      Vodafone Qatar agrees to buy state-owned broadband provider

      Vodafone Qatar has entered into a non-binding agreement to buy state-owned Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN) and said it expects to complete the transaction by the end of 2014.

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      Mentions:   Vodafone Group

    16. MEF GEN14 | SDNCentral

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      MEF GEN14 | SDNCentral

      MEF GEN14 is the global gathering of the Carrier Ethernet (CE) community defining the future of network-enabled cloud, data, and mobile services powered by the convergence of CE 2.0, software defined networking (SDN), and virtualization technologies.

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    17. Time Warner Cable Business Class Enhances Ethernet Portfolio For Enterprise Customers

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      Time Warner Cable Business Class Enhances Ethernet Portfolio For Enterprise Customers

      Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) recently announced improvements to its Ethernet services to make them more attractive to large customers. The main beneficiaries are large enterprises that want to connect multiple, geographically dispersed locations anywhere in the U.S. 

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable

    18. Windstream Buys Business Only Broadband

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      Windstream Buys Business Only Broadband

      Windstream has announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Business Only Broadband.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    19. Windstream awarded fibre contract by US Air Force

      Explore Telecompaper (Oct 1 2014)

      Windstream awarded fibre contract by US Air Force

      Windstream has been awarded a contract by the United States Air Force to provide Robins Air Force Base with diverse voice communication services.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    20. Vodafone adds 33 PoPs in Americas, deepens MPLS network reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 1 2014)

      Vodafone adds 33 PoPs in Americas, deepens MPLS network reach

      Vodafone is increasing its presence in the Americas region to better serve its large multinational corporation (MNC) customers by adding 21 new points of presence (PoPs) in North America and 12 in South America and Latin America.

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    21. Cincinnati Bell's Fox: Fiber will give us an upside in the SMB market

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 1 2014)

      Cincinnati Bell's Fox: Fiber will give us an upside in the SMB market

      Cincinnati Bell has set an aggressive target with its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) build with hopes to penetrate 80 percent of the city with fiber, but the fiber investment is going to also give it a weapon to battle cable for small to medium business (SMB) customers.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Cincinnati Bell

    22. GTT acquires UNSi, deepens Ethernet, managed services customer base

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 1 2014)

      GTT acquires UNSi, deepens Ethernet, managed services customer base

      GTT has acquired UNSi, a competitive business-focused service provider, for $40 million in cash and stock, a deal that will immediately expand the company's Ethernet and managed services footprint.

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      Mentions:   PacketExchange

    23. Zacks: Large Telecom Operators Turn to the SMB Segment Again

      Explore NASDAQ Stock Market (Sep 30 2014)

      Zacks: Large Telecom Operators Turn to the SMB Segment Again

      The services include: (1) point-to-point Ethernet Private Line (2) point-to-multipoint Ethernet Virtual Private Line (3) multipoint-to-multipoint Ethernet Network Service and (4) Ethernet Dedicated Internet Access.

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      Mentions:   AT&T Inc.   Verizon Communications Inc.

    24. Windstream begins the second phase of its 100G network build

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 30 2014)

      Windstream begins the second phase of its 100G network build

      Windstream has started work on the second phase of its 100G long-haul optical network covering nearly 4,100 miles that's set to be completed by the end of the year. Similar to the first phase of the build, Windstream will leverage Infinera's DTN-X platform, which integrates DWDM optical transmission and non-blocking OTN switching in a single platform. The DTN-X also includes the option to scale to single-card terabit super-channels and Terabit Ethernet in the future.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Time Warner Cable

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