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    1. Will AT&T, Verizon follow Windstream down the REIT asset path?

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 31 2014)

      Will AT&T, Verizon follow Windstream down the REIT asset path?

      Windstream got the attention of the telecom world and financial community on Tuesday when it announced that it would spin off parts of its network assets into an independent Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Not surprisingly, this development quickly fueled speculation that other service providers could, or are considering, a similar move.

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      Mentions:   Telstra   NuVox   Level (3)

    2. WOW! Business to extend fiber network to 500 wireless towers in Chicago

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 31 2014)

      WOW! Business to extend fiber network to 500 wireless towers in Chicago

      Chicago has been a key growth target for WOW! Business' wholesale division. In early April, the service provider rolled out its Ethernet and session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking services in Chicago.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable

    3. Conterra Broadband Serves Up Carrier Ethernet Via Fiber or Microwave

      Explore CEN Feature (Jul 31 2014)

      Conterra Broadband Serves Up Carrier Ethernet Via Fiber or Microwave

      Conterra Broadband Service's beginnings stem back to its founders' roots in Vanguard Cellular, which served 29 markets including rural areas along the East Coast in the 1980s and 90s.

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    4. tw telecom enterprise revenue grows 7.8% to $419M in Q2

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 31 2014)

      tw telecom enterprise revenue grows 7.8% to $419M in Q2

      Growth in data and Internet services revenue was primarily driven by an increase in strategic Carrier Ethernet and VPN-based products, Internet and other services, partially offset by churn and re-pricing. Data and Internet revenue represents 60 percent of total revenue for the quarter, up from 56 percent during the same period a year ago.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    5. AT&T, Acs, Ibm test elastic cloud-to-cloud networking concept

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 30 2014)

      AT&T, Acs, Ibm test elastic cloud-to-cloud networking concept

      AT&T is taking another step in advancing its company-wide cloud strategy by completing a proof-of-concept technology trial with IBM and ACS that it says will reduce set-up time for cloud-to-cloud connectivity, particularly between data centers.

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      Mentions:   IBM

    6. Are all carrier Ethernet connections created equal?

      Explore The Art of WAN (Jul 29 2014)

      Are all carrier Ethernet connections created equal?

      We continue debating shared/switched Ethernet as a WAN solution with peers in the industry, vendors and customers. The argument from our perspective is not all ethernet connections are created equal. The opinions are varied, some are based on fact, some are based on being in the industry too long and cynicism has set in and others just are looking to sell cheaper broadband whatever the situation (aka..they don’t care).

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      Mentions:   SLA   LAN

    7. Take 5 with Michael Howard

      Explore CEN Feature (Jul 29 2014)

      Take 5 with Michael Howard

      Carrier Ethernet will continue to explode across the globe during the next five years according to Michael Howard, Co-founder and Principal Analyst Carrier Networks for Infonetics, Campbell, CA.

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      Mentions:   Infonetics   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

    8. Hurricane Electric Adds New Point of Presence at Telx in San Francisco

      Explore businesswire.com (Jul 29 2014)

      SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, today announced that it has added a new Point of Presence (PoP) at Telx’s San Francisco data center (SFR1), located at 200 Paul Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94124. Strategically located south of downtown San Francisco, this new PoP will enable customers of SFR1 to experience improved fault tolerance, lower latency and increased network capacity through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 giga

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    9. Carrier opportunities: How to expand the potential of Ethernet outside the WAN

      Explore You are the content you publish. (Jul 28 2014)

      Carrier opportunities: How to expand the potential of Ethernet outside the WAN

      Whilst the WAN connection has been upgraded to Ethernet-grade performance too over the years, which has improved the experience considerably, that still leaves resources that sit outside the WAN in the same boat. Fortunately, Ethernet has the potential to grow into this area as well, with similarly positive results. In this feature, we explore the possibilities.

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    10. Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

      Explore NetworkWorld.com (Jul 28 2014)

      Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

      A network testbed being constructed just south of San Francisco will help carriers and vendors develop standards for better cloud services, the Cloudethernet Forum says.

      The group’s OpenCloud Project, announced on Monday, will combine commonly used networking and computing equipment with live traffic from service providers’ commercial networks. It’s the first place researchers will be able to test new technologies designed to make cloud services more reliable and easier to set up and manage.

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      Mentions:   Tata   IEEE

    11. Network Virtualization Set to Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry as the Shift to the 3rd Platform Continues, According to New IDC Research

      Explore businesswire.com (Jul 28 2014)

      Network Virtualization Set to Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry as the Shift to the 3rd Platform Continues, According to New IDC Research

      According to new research from IDC, network virtualization is set to revolutionize the telecom industry as it transforms the culture and infrastructure that have long dominated the industry.

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      Mentions:   IDC

    12. Comcast out, CenturyLink in as Denver Broncos upgrade Wi-Fi backhaul, Internet connectivity

      Explore FierceWireless (Jul 26 2014)

      Comcast out, CenturyLink in as Denver Broncos upgrade Wi-Fi backhaul, Internet connectivity

      CenturyLink and the Denver Broncos announced a three-year sponsorship deal, under which the telco will usurp Comcast's role as the provider of Internet and data connectivity at the team's stadium and training facility.

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

    13. GEN14: Carrier Ethernet Standards are Necessary for the Market to Succeed

      Explore InfoVista (Jul 24 2014)

      GEN14: Carrier Ethernet Standards are Necessary for the Market to Succeed

      It’s no secret that the Carrier Ethernet market is dominating service revenues globally for communications service providers (CSPs). Looking ahead, the Carrier Ethernet market is predicted to reach over $100 billion by 2017, with CSP spending on Carrier Ethernet equipment reaching $150 billion over the next five years. Propelling this growth are the industry standards fostered by organizations like the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    14. Level 3 tapped by DHS to provide LAN managed services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 24 2014)

      Level 3 tapped by DHS to provide LAN managed services

      Level 3 has been tasked by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to deliver a set of local area network (LAN) managed services inside the National Capital Region (NCR).

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    15. Interop New York to Feature Carrier/Service Provider Forum Presented by MEF

      Explore Market News, Real (Jul 24 2014)

      SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The data communications industry is undergoing a paradigm shift that will enable service providers to provide more dynamic connectivity, orchestrated over much more efficient, automated, and interconnected networks. The Carrier/Service Provider Forum at Interop New York will explore how the convergence of Carrier Ethernet 2.0, software defined ...

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    16. Carrier Ethernet Applications Drive Demand for CENX Interconnecton Solutions

      Explore CEN Feature (Jul 24 2014)

      Carrier Ethernet Applications Drive Demand for CENX Interconnecton Solutions

      As the provider of operations support software underlying network operator Carrier Ethernet deployments, CENX has some unique insight on the Carrier Ethernet market.

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    17. Elder Construction Lays Foundation for Future Expansion with Comcast Business

      Explore businesswire.com (Jul 24 2014)

      DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Commercial general contracting company adopts high speed Internet and cloud-based voice services to scale business and improve communications between its Colorado offices

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

    18. 25G Ethernet moving fast

      Explore NetworkWorld.com (Jul 23 2014)

      25G Ethernet moving fast

      The second highest server Ethernet port sales and shipments may be 25G over the next five years, according to Dell’Oro Group. First will be 10G, which will account for more than 50% of the $1.7 billion in revenue and 40 million ports by 2018.

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      Mentions:   Broadcom   IEEE

    19. NCTC/ Global Capacity Deal Extends Cableco Service Reach

      Explore Telecompetitor (Jul 23 2014)

      NCTC/ Global Capacity Deal Extends Cableco Service Reach

      “The NCTC member would interconnect to a local POP,” explained Mary Stanhope. “This is typically a 1 gigabit Ethernet [network-to-network] interface. While the buying contract is consolidated into one master agreement, operators would interconnect on unique physical network connections.”

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      Mentions:   Joan Engebretson

    20. How Carrier Ethernet can Transform Telco Cloud Strategy

      Explore Telecom Drive (Jul 23 2014)

      How Carrier Ethernet can Transform Telco Cloud Strategy

      By Zia Askari With service providers looking forward to catering to the needs of the enterprise community, cloud computing is one of the big area of focus where operators are positioning their offering and this is where Carrier grade Ethernet can provide the much needed service assurance to strengthen operators cloud strategy towards enterprise customers.

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    21. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Taps Level 3

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Jul 23 2014)

      U.S. Department of Homeland Security Taps Level 3

      Level 3′s federal team has landed a high profile Network-as-a-Service contract. Level 3 will be handling the design, engineering, installation, monitoring, and management of an end-to-end solution. They’ll deliver a combination of transport, Carrier Ethernet, IP, managed voice, and conferencing services. The network will hook up ‘nearly 60′ DHS locations including the HQ at St. Elizabeths.

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      Mentions:   LAN   tw telecom   Level (3)

    22. TalkTalk adds 34,000 fibre, 185,000 TV customers in Q1

      Explore Telecompaper (Jul 23 2014)

      TalkTalk adds 34,000 fibre, 185,000 TV customers in Q1

      (Telecompaper) TalkTalk Telecom Group has also added over 1,800 new Ethernet and EFM lines during the quarter, taking the installed base to over 19,000. It has also completed the initial planning phase for the first area of its FTTP network in York and has started recruitment of engineers for a larger trial in York later in summer 2014. It is on track to begin connecting homes and businesses in 2015.

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    23. Infonetics: US$1 Trillion to Be Spent on Telecom and Datacom Equipment and Software Over Next 5 Years

      Explore Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance (Jul 22 2014)

      Infonetics: US$1 Trillion to Be Spent on Telecom and Datacom Equipment and Software Over Next 5 Years

      Market research firm Infonetics Research released data from its 2014 Telecom and Datacom Network Equipment and Software report, which provides a big picture of the health of the overall market, excluding ...

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      Mentions:   Infonetics   Juniper

    24. Verizon's FiOS revenues rise 14.4% to $3.1B on strong broadband, video adds

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 22 2014)

      Verizon's FiOS revenues rise 14.4% to $3.1B on strong broadband, video adds

      "While we continue to see healthy demand for Ethernet services, positive growth continues to be more than offset by price compression, technology migration, and other secular challenges," said Fran Shammo, CFO and EVP of Verizon Communications, during the earnings call.

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