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    1. Operators tackle the challenge of service definition as networks move to Carrier Ethernet

      Explore Global Telecoms Business (Jul 9 2014)

      Operators tackle the challenge of service definition as networks move to Carrier Ethernet

      What is needed is a network with a conscience, writes Nan Chen: one holding a unified, consistently updated services information model would integrate data on a level above today’s operational support systems

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    2. Video: Christopher Cullan provides answers to key questions in preparation for GEN14

      Explore youtube.com (Jul 8 2014)

      Video: Christopher Cullan provides answers to key questions in preparation for GEN14

      What are the important developments and initiatives currently taking place in the Carrier Ethernet industry? And what innovations are anticipated at the GEN14 event?

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    3. MEF GEN14 Service Provider Spotlight: Verizon

      Explore CEN Feature (Jul 8 2014)

      MEF GEN14 Service Provider Spotlight: Verizon

      As part of a series of interviews with key MEF GEN14 conference participants in November, Carrier Ethernet News sat down with Matthew Duckworth, director of marketing for Verizon Global Wholesale, to highlight important trends shaping the wholesale Ethernet services market.

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      Mentions:   Infonetics   Metro Ethernet Forum   Verizon Global Wholesale

    4. Carrier Ethernet Underlies Hudson Fiber Low-Latency Network

      Explore CEN Feature (Jul 3 2014)

      Carrier Ethernet Underlies Hudson Fiber Low-Latency Network

      When Hudson Fiber Network set out to build a low-latency network to serve financial institutions, it was a logical choice to use Carrier Ethernet.

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    5. Zayo Group Completes Acquisition of Paris-Based Neo Telecoms

      Explore businesswire.com (Jul 2 2014)

      BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zayo Group, LLC (“Zayo”), a global provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure services, today announced it has completed its purchase of Neo Telecoms (“Neo”), a Paris-based Bandwidth Infrastructure company. The acquisition of Neo adds 300 route miles of Paris dark fibre and more than 500 on-net buildings to Zayo’s network footprint in Europe. Through nine colocation facilities operated by Neo across France, Zayo can now offer an additional 36,000 square feet of data c

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      Mentions:   Zayo Group   Zayo

    6. Alpheus Pushes Fiber Outward From the Central Office

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Jul 1 2014)

      Alpheus Pushes Fiber Outward From the Central Office

      Texas metro and regional operator Alpheus says it is expanding its fiber footprint within two of its key markets.  They hope to bring as many as than 3,000 buildings in key parts of Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston onto their network.

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    7. WireIE's Carrier Ethernet Network Outperforms Polar Vortex

      Explore CEN Feature (Jul 1 2014)

      WireIE's Carrier Ethernet Network Outperforms Polar Vortex

      Warmer weather finally has arrived, but Canadians have not forgotten the record-breaking low temperatures, snow and ice that gripped Canada for what seemed like two seasons instead of one this past winter. While the North Polar Vortex made life difficult for people, it did not impact the performance of WireIE's nationwide Carrier Ethernet network.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. Alpheus to add 3,000 near-net fiber locations in Houston and Dallas

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 30 2014)

      Alpheus to add 3,000 near-net fiber locations in Houston and Dallas

      Alpheus Communications is going to spend up to $12 million to increase its fiber network footprint in Houston and Dallas. While fiber is Alpheus' favored method to deliver services, the service provider is also making continued progress to expand its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) footprint. By leveraging a mix of copper and fiber, Alpheus expanded its network presence 36 percent to serve 129,000 business locations in southern Texas in 2013.

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      Mentions:   Alpheus Communications

    9. Consolidated to acquire Enventis for $350M in stock, enhancing fiber network reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 30 2014)

      Consolidated to acquire Enventis for $350M in stock, enhancing fiber network reach

      Consolidated Communications has reached an agreement to acquire all 13.8 million shares of Enventis, formerly HickoryTech, for about $350 million, marking yet another element in the ongoing consolidation of the independent telco market.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications

    10. FairPoint, New England Telehealth Consortium connect 250 facilities with 1 Gbps Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 27 2014)

      FairPoint, New England Telehealth Consortium connect 250 facilities with 1 Gbps Ethernet

      FairPoint Communications and the New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC) announced that they have recently connected 250 sites with the telco's 1 Gbps Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) product.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    11. tw telecom ramps up Las Vegas network footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 27 2014)

      tw telecom ramps up Las Vegas network footprint

      tw telecom, which is in the process of merging with Level 3 Communications, is adding more power to its Las Vegas network by extending its presence into North Las Vegas and south into Spring Valley and Henderson. By making this expansion, tw telecom will be able to potentially attract more business customers looking for data services, particularly Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    12. KPN Wholesale to raise copper speeds to 100 Mbps

      Explore Telecompaper (Jun 27 2014)

      KPN Wholesale to raise copper speeds to 100 Mbps

      (Telecompaper) KPN Wholesale is increasing the speed over its Ethernet over copper network by 25 percent from September to 100 Mbps. The upgrade will be rolled out gradually and should be completed for all customers by November.

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    13. tw telecom More than Doubles Network Footprint in Las Vegas

      Explore MarketWatch (Jun 26 2014)

      tw telecom More than Doubles Network Footprint in Las Vegas

      The company will leverage this market expansion to further deploy its industry-leading portfolio of data and Internet services to more enterprises, including its innovative Business Ethernet and Intelligent Network capabilities. 

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    14. MEF GEN14 Service Provider Spotlight: Telecom Italia

      Explore CEN Feature (Jun 26 2014)

      MEF GEN14 Service Provider Spotlight: Telecom Italia

      The first communications provider in Europe to receive MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services certification, Telecom Italia offers retail and wholesale Ethernet services in 88 cities throughout Italy. 

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    15. 100Mb/sec Ethernet coming to a car near you?

      Explore NetworkWorld.com (Jun 25 2014)

      100Mb/sec Ethernet coming to a car near you?

      As more and more infotainment and crash avoidance technology gets stuffed to cars and trucks, the need for better, faster and more reliable in-car networking equipment grows. In theory at least.

      With an eye towards that concept the IEEE this week said it formed the 802.3 Single Twisted Pair 100 Mb/s Ethernet Study Group to explore the technological needs for a 100 Mb/s speed for Ethernet in automotive networking.

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      Mentions:   Broadcom   Frost & Sullivan   IEEE

    16. WireIE Survives and Thrives Through 2013-14 Winter

      Explore Mediacaster Magazine (Jun 25 2014)

      WireIE Survives and Thrives Through 2013-14 Winter

       WireIE, a licensed wholesale carrier specialized in the development of Carrier Ethernet networks to Canada's underserved markets, announces unprecedented performance across its networks. Demonstrating a minimum of "three-nines" reliability (99.9%) and zero downtime for all network installations in some of Canada's most distant regions, WireIE not only survived the harsh winter of 2013-14, but thrived.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    17. CableLabs tackles DOCSIS over GPON, single PON standard

      Explore Lightwave Online (Jun 25 2014)

      CableLabs tackles DOCSIS over GPON, single PON standard

      The creation of DPoG confirms that the cable MSOs’ purported preference for EPON may not be as pronounced as conventional wisdom originally suggested. However, which technology a cable operator chooses is becoming increasingly irrelevant, it appears CableLabs believes. In operation, Knittle told the session attendees, the two technologies are doing basically the same thing: transmitting Ethernet frames.

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      Mentions:   OAM   CableLabs   IEEE

    18. CenturyLink's Feger: SDN, NFV are an evolution

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 24 2014)

      CenturyLink's Feger: SDN, NFV are an evolution

      CenturyLink may be just as anxious to use a mixture of software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) as anyone, but the telco is realistic about how these technologies will fit into a network of its size.

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      Mentions:   NFV

    19. Carrier Ethernet is a Natural Match for the Cloud, But Needs More Work

      Explore CEN Feature (Jun 24 2014)

      Carrier Ethernet is a Natural Match for the Cloud, But Needs More Work

      As cloud services gain in popularity, interest in equally flexible communication services is climbing. And with few exceptions, those services are envisioned to be Carrier Ethernet-based.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Overture Networks   Mark Durrett

    20. Lumos adds 15,000 buildings to 'near-net' list

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 24 2014)

      Lumos adds 15,000 buildings to 'near-net' list

      Lumos Networks has added 15,000 buildings to its "near-net" list, which means that fiber connectivity can be extended to the building without the need for a public right of way permit.

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    21. AT&T, BT's TDM-to-IP migrations to drive new copper, fiber-based Ethernet deployments, says Infonetics

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 23 2014)

      AT&T, BT's TDM-to-IP migrations to drive new copper, fiber-based Ethernet deployments, says Infonetics

      AT&T, BT and other traditional telcos' move to migrate more of their customers off TDM-based T1 and E1 access to IP-based services like Ethernet is expected to create a bountiful market opportunity for EFM (Ethernet in the first mile) bonded copper and fiber Ethernet access devices (EADs) vendors.

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      Mentions:   Deutsche Telekom   Infonetics   MegaPath

    22. Industry Spotlight: FirstLight Fiber’s Kurt Van Wagenen

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Jun 23 2014)

      Industry Spotlight: FirstLight Fiber’s Kurt Van Wagenen

      FirstLight Fiber was born out of the combination of three network operators operating in neighboring regions: Tech Valley communications in Upstate New York, SegTel in New Hampshire, and TelJet in Vermont.  The company has a unique footprint in a part of the country that really doesn’t get its share of attention when it comes to internet infrastructure. 

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    23. Lumos Lights Up its Carrier End User Strategy with ~15,000 Building “Near- Net” List

      Explore businesswire.com (Jun 23 2014)

      Lumos Lights Up its Carrier End User Strategy with ~15,000 Building “Near- Net” List

      Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced that it has distributed its near-net building list of approximately 15,000 locations to key national and regional carrier partners. This near-net building list has over 7 times the number of on-net buildings, Fiber to the Cell sites and connected data centers

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    24. What Makes The Metro Fiber Ethernet Solution So Effective?

      Explore BroadBand Nation (Jun 21 2014)

      What Makes The Metro Fiber Ethernet Solution So Effective?

      If you are running a modern business, you will need the most efficient and reliable access to a lot of information, which is why it pays to find out more about Metro Fiber Ethernet. Today, there is a lot of online content with much of it involving multimedia and which is radically different from conventional metro transport technology.

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