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    1. WEBINAR RESCHEDULED for Wednesday May 16, 14:00 GMT (10am U.S. ET)

      Explore CEN Feature (May 11 2012)

      WEBINAR RESCHEDULED for Wednesday May 16, 14:00 GMT (10am U.S. ET)

      After regrouping with the webinar presenters, we have successfully rescheduled the webinar entitled "Transforming Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Concepts into Business Winning Realities."  The new date is Wednesday, May 16 at 14:00 GMT (10am U.S. ET).

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      Mentions:   Mark Durrett

    2. From India: MEF's CE 2.0 Bet To Build Ethernet Momentum

      Explore Light Reading India (May 11 2012)

      From India: MEF's CE 2.0 Bet To Build Ethernet Momentum

      The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has unveiled the new Carrier Ethernet (CE 2.0) certification program in India following the launch of the Carrier Ethernet 2.0. This will further accelerate the case of the Carrier Ethernet services in India.

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      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan   Metro Ethernet Forum

    3. Columbus Business Solutions: The sky is the limit with ‘New Cloud Technology’

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      Columbus Business Solutions:  The sky is the limit with ‘New Cloud Technology’

      In 2011, Columbus Business Solutions began providing Dedicated Internet Access, Metro Ethernet, International Private Line Connectivity, MPLS, Data Centre services, Business Voice as well as specifically designed Broadband, Video and Voice for Small, Medium and Enterprise customers (SME).

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    4. tw telecom Offers Wholesale Customers Nationwide Reach Via Single Business Ethernet Connection

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      tw telecom Offers Wholesale Customers Nationwide Reach Via Single Business Ethernet Connection

      tw telecom inc. is offering its wholesale customers the ability to reach businesses across the U.S. from a single point in the company’s nationwide Carrier Ethernet backbone. Data centers, international carriers and other wholesale customers can connect with multiple destinations via tw telecom’s Business Ethernet service.  

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    5. Industry Spotlight: Sidera Network's Clint Heiden | Telecom Ramblings

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      Industry Spotlight: Sidera Network's Clint Heiden | Telecom Ramblings

      With its position on the Northeastern corridor plus Chicago, Sidera Networks’ regional and metro fiber assets give it a premier position in the sector, especially when it comes to the financial services vertical. With us today to talk about Sidera’s current activities and plans for the future is their new President, Clint Heiden. Clint previously drove the fiber businesses of PAETEC and Intellifiber, and joined Sidera back in December.

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      Mentions:   RCN   Zayo   Paetec

    6. Red Anvil taps Tw telecom for Business Ethernet services

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      Red Anvil taps Tw telecom for Business Ethernet services

      Managed technology services provider Red Anvil has selected US operator tw telecom to deliver its Business Ethernet service...

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    7. Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Gains Momentum with Certification Program

      Explore CEN Feature (May 8 2012)

      Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Gains Momentum with Certification Program

      The Metro Ethernet Forum is seeing substantial industry response to the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program launched April 30, according to MEF President Nan Chen. “The uptick has been pretty strong,” said Chen.  

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. CTO, Deutsche Telekom: “There can never be enough innovation”

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      CTO, Deutsche Telekom: “There can never be enough innovation”

      Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, is the CTO of Deutsche Telekom, Germany, one of the largest operators in Europe. Jacobfeuerborn is delivering a keynote on Day One of the LTE World Summit 2012 taking place on the 23-24 May 2012 CCIB, Barcelona, Spain. Ahead of the conference, Jacobfeuerborn presents his take on where the operators stand with regard to LTE.

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      Mentions:   Deutsche Telekom

    9. 10GBASE-T Ecosystem Is Ready for Broad Adoption

      Explore Data Center Knowledge (May 8 2012)

      10GBASE-T Ecosystem Is Ready for Broad Adoption

      10GBASE-T wiring technology has been greatly beneficial to Ethernet operations, providing great flexibility in network design and requisite backward compatibility that allows most end users to transparently upgrade from 10/100/1000-Mbps networks. The ecosystem is now in place for 10GBASE-T to be...

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    10. Dark fiber providers may see $986M market as broadband data demand rises

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      Dark fiber providers may see $986M market as broadband data demand rises

      The never-ending hunger for higher speed broadband wireline- and wireless-based data services is driving new dark fiber services revenue. New data from IBISWorld revealed that by the end of 2012 dark fiber revenues will grow at an average annual rate of 3.7 percent, to reach $986.2 million.  

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   Zayo

    11. Local carriers beef up business services

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      Local carriers beef up business services

      David Brown, VP of business services at Comcast, noted that his company has been providing telecommunication services to Southwest Washington educational and local government entities for about ten years. In an effort to expand their market, Comcast launched their Metro Ethernet services program a year ago, targeting mid-sized businesses with 50 to 200 employees that need high-bandwidth requirements.

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      Mentions:   Qwest

    12. Cloud Provider Taps Comcast for Carrier Ethernet, Likes On-Net Approach

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      Cloud Provider Taps Comcast for Carrier Ethernet, Likes On-Net Approach

      Decisive Communications, provider of a cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering, has experienced some substantial business benefits since it began using Carrier Ethernet connectivity from Comcast to interconnect three of its seven locations, including its primary data center.  

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    13. tw telecom serves up new Ethernet interconnection product

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 3 2012)

      tw telecom serves up new Ethernet interconnection product

      tw telecom is addressing the challenge that competitive providers face in trying to expand their out-of-region Ethernet and network reach with its national Ethernet solution. Targeted at international carriers and cloud application providers--which typically don't own a lot of their own domestic network facilities--the new service allows these service providers to get access to what tw telecom says is thousands of enterprise customers and buildings via a single Ethernet connection. Having a single provider to get to multiple Ethernet connections means that these service providers don't have to seek out multiple individual External Network to Network Interconnection (E-NNI ...

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Zayo Group   Integra Telecom

    14. Tw telecom conducts roll-out of Enhanced Management

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      Tw telecom conducts roll-out of Enhanced Management

      US operator Tw telecom is conducting a national roll-out of Enhanced Management, the first phase of its Intelligent Network service portfolio. tw telecom Intelligent Network allows customers to automatically see performance data, add bandwidth, prioritise traffic, and enable customers to access cloud services. tw telecom's Enhanced Management is a service that gives customers real time performance management information, and segment-by-segment, from the network

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    15. FiberLight, Zayo Help CBeyond Take the Optical Ethernet Plunge

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (May 2 2012)

      FiberLight, Zayo Help CBeyond Take the Optical Ethernet Plunge

      CBeyond has been transforming itself away from its T1 origins for a while now, but today they announced a major new initiative to reach their customers via fiber alternatives. They hope to light 1,000 buildings and bring Metro Ethernet to 50% of their cstomer base by the end of next year.

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    16. Cbeyond's New Fiber Partnerships Speed Expansion Plans

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      Cbeyond's New Fiber Partnerships Speed Expansion Plans

      Cbeyond has partnered with two fiber service providers – FiberLight and Zayo – so it may reach new buildings and SMBs throughout the country. The partnerships bring Cbeyond closer to reaching its goals of lighting 1,000 buildings by the end of 2013 and transitioning an additional 28 percent of access customers to Metro Ethernet by that same time; Cbeyond now provides 22 percent of its customers with Metro Ethernet via Ethernet-over-Copper. The arrangements mean Cbeyond's channel partners, who se

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    17. tw telecom Q1 2012 revenue grew 7.9% on Ethernet, IP/VPN sales

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      tw telecom Q1 2012 revenue grew 7.9% on Ethernet, IP/VPN sales

      tw telecom's laser focus on selling Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions to enterprises is a formula that continues to work for the Littleton, Colo.-based CLEC as it reported that revenues rose to $358.9 million, up 2.1 percent from $351.5 million in Q4 2011. On a year-over-year basis, the CLEC's revenue increased 7.9 percent, or $26.4 million from Q1 2011. "We posted our 30th consecutive quarter of sequential revenue growth, delivered strong margins, and grew both net income and levered free cash flow, while we continued to advance the business with ...

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      Mentions:   Ip Vpn   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    18. GTT purchases nLayer Communications to enhance its IP/MPLS footprint

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      GTT purchases nLayer Communications to enhance its IP/MPLS footprint

      Global Telecom & Technology Inc. (OTC BB: GTLT), one of the original Virtual Network Operators (VNO), is bolstering its global network footprint by acquiring privately-held nLayer Communications. While neither company revealed the dollar amount of the deal, the key asset that McLean, Va.-based GTT gains here is nLayer's IP/MPLS network, which reaches into 24 major metro domestic and international markets, including in North America, Europe and Asia. When combined, the new company will be able to provide a wider range of products and services, including cloud, Ethernet and IP Transit. Rick Calder, president and chief executive officer of ...

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Zayo Group   Integra Telecom

    19. Boston Red Sox Add Metro Ethernet To Starting Line-Up

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      Boston Red Sox Add Metro Ethernet To Starting Line-Up

      The same week the Boston Red Sox celebrated 100 Years of playing baseball at Fenway Park, the team also announced its selection of Comcast Business Services to provide the team with 100 Mbps Metro Ethernet service.  

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

    20. MEF launches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program

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      MEF launches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program

      May 1, 2012 Lightwave Staff The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has launched a Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program for equipment vendors and service providers, complementing the recent launch of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0). CE 2.0 expands the number of services from three in Carrier Ethernet 1.0 to eight services, and supports manageability across interconnected service provider networks – unlike the standardized CE 1.0 services

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    21. Network M&A: Gtt Acquires nLayer

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      Network M&A: Gtt Acquires nLayer

      Just a few weeks shy of a year after taking out PacketExchange, Global Telecom & Technology (OTCBB:GTLT, news) has made its second acquisition of a tier-2 network operator.  GTT seems to have made up its mind to go all-in in the IP transit and Ethernet space as part of its overall managed data service offerings.  The nLayer assets will boost the company’s coverage and scale, both in the US and transatlantic. 

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      Mentions:   Global Telecom & Technology   PacketExchange

    22. MEF starts Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

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      MEF starts Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      The Metro Ethernet Forum announced its new Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program. The 680 test cases in the new certification program replace months or even years of costly and highly specialized test development required for assuring compliance with the new CE 2.0 services, according to the industry group. Registration for CE 2.0 certification opens 30 April for equipment vendors and 28 May for service providers.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    23. Lumos Networks names Timothy Blitz as CEO

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      Lumos Networks names Timothy Blitz as CEO

      Blitz comes to Lumos at a time when the service provider continues its journey as a separate company focused on growing its data services, including fiber-based Metro Ethernet and IP-based voice services.

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    24. Integra expands Ethernet services in Phoenix metro market

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      Integra expands Ethernet services in Phoenix metro market

      US communications services provider Integra Telecom has expanded the delivery of Ethernet services to more than 200 building locations in the Phoenix metro market...

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