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    1. Wholesale provider leaders to watch in 2012

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 16 2012)

      Wholesale provider leaders to watch in 2012

      One of the key overall themes that has emerged over past two years in the wholesale service space is the rapid consolidation of service providers serving this market, looking to increase their fiber footprints to serve other carriers, including wireless operators with fiber and Ethernet wireless backhaul services.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   EarthLink   Zayo

    2. At 100 years old, Fenway Park brims with Shiny Carrier Ethernet Technology

      Explore NetworkWorld.com (Apr 12 2012)

      At 100 years old, Fenway Park brims with Shiny Carrier Ethernet Technology

      Boston Red Sox's historic ballpark adds Metro Ethernet, more Wi-Fi to its lineup By Brad Reed, Network World April 12, 2012 03:09 PM ET * * Print . What's this? Fenway Park may be 100 years old this season but that doesn't mean the Boston Red Sox baseball stadium is stuck with antiquated technology. Quite the opposite, in fact. This year Fenway is getting its own Comcast Metro Ethernet fiber connection that has a guaranteed service level of

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    3. Direct Fiber Is Great Fit For Carrier Ethernet

      Explore CEN Feature (Apr 12 2012)

      Direct Fiber Is Great Fit For Carrier Ethernet

      Throughout the world, direct fiber optic connections are the preferred access method for higher bandwidth business network services, especially Carrier Ethernet, according to Vertical Systems Group.  

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group

    4. Fibertech Indianapolis network expansion targets new business service opportunities

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2012)

      Fibertech Indianapolis network expansion targets new business service opportunities

      Having operated in the Indianapolis community for 11 years, the new network will enable a host of vertical market segments, including healthcare, financial, education and government organizations and other medium and large businesses, to get access to optical services, Ethernet, and dark fiber services.

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      Mentions:   Zayo   Comcast Business Services

    5. tw telecom ups its Minnesota colocation bandwidth

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2012)

      tw telecom ups its Minnesota colocation bandwidth

      tw telecom has expanded its colocation facilities in Minnetonka, Minn. (a city close to Minneapolis/St. Paul) as a foundation to meet potential growth opportunities from its area customers. Overall, the service provider has two colocation centers in the Twin Cities area with almost 100,000 square feet of space. 

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      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Comcast Business Services

    6. A Closer Look at the MEF-CECP program

      Explore CEN Feature (Apr 10 2012)

      A Closer Look at the MEF-CECP program

      Helping Bolster Carrier Ethernet Services in the Philippines 

      The MEF-Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional Program (CECP) program was developed over the course of a year, including beta testing for four months with the help of exam psychometric specialists, then formally launched in June 2011 as the world’s only industry-body certification for Carrier Ethernet professionals.  

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   ENNI

    7. Hong Kong Broadband Network: “For us, speed is always the first priority”

      Explore Telecoms.com (Apr 10 2012)

      Hong Kong Broadband Network: “For us, speed is always the first priority”

      The Hong Kong Broadband Network is one of the FTTH leaders in Hong Kong and our core technologies are Metro Ethernet and GPON. The HKBN launched a 100Mb service to the general public as far back as 2005 and a 1GB service in 2008. In future, we’ll mainly engage in GPON network for our FTTH service. I think FTTH is the future.

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      Mentions:   Virgin Media   Hong Kong Broadband Network

    8. Hargray to acquire Charter system in South Carolina

      Explore cedmagazine.com (Apr 10 2012)

      Hargray to acquire Charter system in South Carolina

      Hargray Communications has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Charter Communications’ Beaufort County cable system in South Carolina that serves about 7,000 subscribers.  “businesses served by Charter will be able to purchase advanced business communications services, including dedicated symmetrical Internet, Metro Ethernet and business-grade IP voice services from Hargray.”

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    9. Comcast targets Twin Cities' mid-size businesses with Metro Ethernet

      Explore twincities.com (Apr 5 2012)

      Comcast targets Twin Cities' mid-size businesses with Metro Ethernet

      The Comcast service, dubbed Metro Ethernet, piggybacks on the fiber-optic data pathways that serve as lightning-fast digital highways throughout much of the Twin Cities, including downtown areas and major suburbs replete with high-tech office parks.

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    10. The MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional Program

      Explore CEN Feature (Apr 5 2012)

      The MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional Program

      On December 9th 2011, Polis Anthousis from Cytaglobal International Network Operations became the hundredth candidate in the world to achieve certification as a MEF-CECP (MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional).  

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    11. Google Fiber: We’ve Laid 100 Miles of Fiber in Kansas City

      Explore Telecompetitor (Apr 5 2012)

      Google Fiber: We’ve Laid 100 Miles of Fiber in Kansas City

      Google Fiber: We’ve Laid 100 Miles of Fiber in Kansas CityThe broadband industry is watching the Kansas City market with great anticipation. Google is busy building their first broadband access network, which has come to be called Google Fiber. The FTTP network promises to offer symmetrical 1 Gbps speed. But what everyone is anxious to see is what type of applications will Google run over...

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    12. SRP Telecom introduces 40G data center transport service in Phoenix

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 5 2012)

      SRP Telecom introduces 40G data center transport service in Phoenix

      SRP Telecom is providing local Phoenix, Ariz. businesses and service providers a new, up-to-40 Gbps optical metro transport service to connect with the region's key data center provider sites, including IO Phoenix, IO Scottsdale and Phoenix NAP. Detail of SRP's Phoenix area network and data center connections. Click here for a closer view (PDF). Scaling from as low as 1 Gbps speeds, the hybrid Carrier Ethernet/optical wavelength service also provides necessary physical layer diversity over its 1,600-route-mile Phoenix dark fiber network.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   Zayo

    13. Verizon Inks Wholesale Cloud Offer With CornerStone Telephone

      Explore Telecompetitor (Apr 5 2012)

      Verizon Inks Wholesale Cloud Offer With CornerStone Telephone

      Connectivity, typically via Carrier Ethernet, is bundled in with the Enterprise Cloud service, which currently is delivered out of two domestic Terremark data centers but in the future will be expanded to data centers in other world regions.

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      Mentions:   Verizon Global Wholesale

    14. Linxtelecom launches Ethernet service for global operators

      Explore Telecompaper (Apr 5 2012)

      Linxtelecom launches Ethernet service for global operators

      The new Etherlinx Carrier Grade service enables the Global Operators to connect to the Linxtelecom’s Frankfurt, Stockholm and/or Moscow points of presence, using the bulk Network-Network Interface feature that will allow them to hand off multiple logical circuits (VLANs), via a single wide band physical interface, reducing interconnect costs and management complexity. Linxtelecom will then transparently extend the Global Operator’s services to their multinational client’s offices worldwide and at the same time manage the circuits from end-to-end.

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    15. Carrier Ethernet: Important Business for Fiber Network Consolidator Zayo Group

      Explore CEN Feature (Apr 3 2012)

      Carrier Ethernet: Important Business for Fiber Network Consolidator Zayo Group

      After making a string of 18 service provider acquisitions over the past few years, Zayo Group in March announced its biggest deal yet—the acquisition of fiber network operator AboveNet. Like with most of the companies that Zayo has acquired, AboveNet has a significant Carrier Ethernet business. 

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      Mentions:   Zayo Group   Zayo   Carrier Ethernet News

    16. How to understand business Ethernet services

      Explore sbnonline.com (Apr 2 2012)

      How to understand business Ethernet services

      Businesses need to evaluate three main components necessary to ordering Ethernet service: Ethernet ports, Ethernet connectivity and Ethernet service bandwidth. All Ethernet services provide these three components to deliver basic service functionality and, for some applications, this may suffice.  

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    17. KPN withdraws wholesale Ethernet offer

      Explore Telecompaper (Apr 2 2012)

      KPN withdraws wholesale Ethernet offer

      (Telecompaper) KPN is withdrawing its offer WEAS Snel Online as of 01 April. WEAS (Wholesale Ethernet Access Services) is a managed service for Ethernet over copper or fibre, at up to 1Gbps symmetric speeds...

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    18. Zayo adds 162 miles of fiber to EAGLE-Net's Colorado network footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 30 2012)

      Zayo adds 162 miles of fiber to EAGLE-Net's Colorado network footprint

      Zayo is putting more fiber in EAGLE-Net Alliance's (Educational Access Gateway Learning Environment Network) diet as part of an effort to help the cooperative middle mile provider reach its network expansion goals in Colorado. Under the terms of the agreement, Zayo will add 162 miles of fiber connecting EAGLE-Net's locations from Denver to Burlington in eastern Colorado. This fiber network extension complements the dark fiber connections Zayo already provides for EAGLE-Net's sites in Cheyenne, Wyo. and Branson, Colo., near the New Mexico border. Randy Zila, CEO of EAGLE-Net, said that the new agreement will help it meet ...

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    19. Carrier Ethernet 2.0: A Real Game Changer

      Explore CEN Feature (Mar 29 2012)

      Carrier Ethernet 2.0: A Real Game Changer

      With Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification set to begin in Q2, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) specification is poised to take the Ethernet world by storm. The specification is a Godsend of sorts to carriers and enterprises that are deploying Carrier Ethernet to meet their burgeoning data networking needs, according to Sam Masud, principal of Q3 Analytix, a Washington, D.C.-based market research firm.  

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      Mentions:   Cyan   Infonetics   IEEE

    20. Mobile Backhaul Asia: Telcos struggling with paradigm shift

      Explore telecomseurope.net (Mar 29 2012)

      Mobile Backhaul Asia: Telcos struggling with paradigm shift

      It seems like every telecoms-related conference I’ve been to this year – and I know it’s only March, but bear with me – has had a recurring theme that goes something like this: telcos really have no idea how much their industry is changing.  This year’s Mobile Backhaul Asia conference in Bangkok has been no exception.

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    21. Mobile Backhaul Bonanza Ahead for Ethernet

      Explore The Champion Community (Mar 28 2012)

      Mobile Backhaul Bonanza Ahead for Ethernet

      Mobile operators, according to Infonetics, over the past couple of years have deployed Ethernet for data and voice backhaul for 2G/3G networks because of confidence in IEEE 1588 and ITU-T Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) specifications that enable synchronization of clock frequency across the backhaul Ethernet network to meet the timing requirement for mobile voice traffic. As the deployment of 4G networks accelerates, Carrier Ethernet is firmly positioned to become the leading choice for meeting the need of data backhaul as well as the more stringent requirements for supporting mobile voice services in a way that gives operators much needed capex ...

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    22. Sub-10 Mbps VPN connections still in high demand, says TeleGeography

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 28 2012)

      Sub-10 Mbps VPN connections still in high demand, says TeleGeography

      Service providers may be widening their portfolio of high bandwidth IP VPN ports, but the reality is that most customers still want sub 10 Mbps connections. New data from TeleGeography's Enterprise Network Pricing Service says that 88 percent of the ports sold by service providers between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012 were 10 Mbps or below. In established markets such as North America, Europe, and Asia, 54 percent of the ports sold were 2 Mbps, while 34 percent were between 2-10 Mbps. Alternatively, in emerging markets like Latin America, 91 percent of port sales were 10 Mbps and below ...

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      Mentions:   NuVox   TeleGeography   Overture Networks

    23. Comcast Business takes a continuous improvement model to CEM

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 27 2012)

      Comcast Business takes a continuous improvement model to CEM

      One look at its Q4 2011 and it's clear that the MSO is making continual headway in the business services arena. During the quarter, Comcast reported that business revenue rose 36.8 percent year-over year to $498 million. A big part of that growth is coming from its increased focus on selling a suite fiber-based Ethernet, next-gen voice, and video to both SMBs and a growing set of medium-sized business customers.

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

    24. Comcast’s Business VoIP Cloud Rolls In

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Mar 27 2012)

      Comcast’s Business VoIP Cloud Rolls In

      Remember about two years ago when cable giant Comcast bought up the small but dynamic wholesale VoIP services provider New Global Telecom?  Since then Comcast has made waves in the metro Ethernet side of the enterprise market, but not so much with VoIP. Well, they took their time about it but they [...]

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