1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. FairPoint serves up 100 Mbps fiber-based broadband service in southern New Hampshire

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 5 2014)

      FairPoint serves up 100 Mbps fiber-based broadband service in southern New Hampshire

      FairPoint has upgraded its last mile network in eight southern New Hampshire communities to extend 100 Mbps speeds to more than 58,000 subscribers that qualify for the fiber to the home (FTTH) service. FairPoint assumed ownership of the network when it purchased Verizon's New England lines in 2008.

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    2. Comcast-TWC combination poses long-term threat to Windstream, other business providers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 4 2014)

      Comcast-TWC combination poses long-term threat to Windstream, other business providers

      With much of the attention on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger centered on how it will affect the consumer video and broadband segments, it's easy to overlook its influence on the business services market. Like other cable MSOs, Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) have focused mainly on enterprises with regional locations that fall within their on-net footprints, such as school districts and sports teams. Comcast, for example, has won multiple contracts to provide Ethernet and IP-based services to teams such as the San Francisco 49ers and the Boston Red Sox.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   NuVox   Time Warner Cable

    3. tw telecom tapped by Stein Mart to build 270-site Ip Vpn

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 4 2014)

      tw telecom tapped by Stein Mart to build 270-site Ip Vpn

      tw telecom has been enlisted by national retailer Stein Mart to provide an IP VPN service connecting more than 270 stores and data centers. IP/VPN service continues to be a factor in tw telecom's overall revenue mix. During the first quarter, an increase in strategic Ethernet and VPN-based products and other services drove up data and Internet services revenue by 15.1 percent.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   NFV

    4. Windstream's Gardner: Comcast-TWC merger won't change near-term SMB focus

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 30 2014)

      Windstream's Gardner: Comcast-TWC merger won't change near-term SMB focus

      Windstream is aware that the pending Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger could potentially have implications in the competitive business market, but in the near-term the hybrid telco/CLEC says it will have the upper hand in the multi-site enterprise market where cable has little experience in serving.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Time Warner Cable   Telecommunications Industry Association

    5. FairPoint brings 1 Gbps Ethernet to 32 New England markets

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 30 2014)

      FairPoint brings 1 Gbps Ethernet to 32 New England markets

      FairPoint Communications is bringing its new 1 Gbps speed Carrier Ethernet services to 32 markets across its New England serving territory of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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      Mentions:   Telecommunications Industry Association   FairPoint Communications   Comcast Business Services

    6. Carrier router, switch spending slowed in Q1 due to 'SDN hesitation,' says Infonetics

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 29 2014)

      Carrier router, switch spending slowed in Q1 due to 'SDN hesitation,' says Infonetics

      Service providers may be interested in adopting software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), but Infonetics says their cautious outlook on these technologies is driving them to be more cautious with spending capital on new routers and switches.

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      Mentions:   China Telecom   NTT   Telefónica

    7. Sovernet extends middle reach by lighting transport link to Boston

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 29 2014)

      Sovernet extends middle reach by lighting transport link to Boston

      Middle mile provider Sovernet Communications is now offering customers a transport option from Boston to its existing network in in New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. Carrier customers that need long haul Carrier Ethernet transport throughout Sovernet's 4,500 fiber route footprint will be able to get access to the Boston link from the One Summer Street Point of Presence (PoP).

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      Mentions:   Telecommunications Industry Association

    8. GPON spending rose 44% in Q1, says Infonetics

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 22 2014)

      GPON spending rose 44% in Q1, says Infonetics

      Service provider spending on GPON-based fiber to the home (FTTH), particularly in China and EMEA, rose 44 percent in a traditionally slow season for the first quarter of 2014. Overall, the global broadband equipment market (DSL, PON, and Carrier Ethernet FTTH) slid 5 percent sequentially in the first quarter of 2014, but up 23 percent year-over-year, totaling $1.89 billion.

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      Mentions:   Deutsche Telekom   NuVox   Qwest

    9. Cbeyond brings dark fiber access to SMBs in six Tier 1 markets

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 22 2014)

      Cbeyond brings dark fiber access to SMBs in six Tier 1 markets

      Cbeyond, a competitive telco that's in the process of being purchased by Birch Communications, is extending dark fiber to small to medium businesses that reside in large, multi-tenant buildings.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Zayo

    10. Windstream's Gardner: TDM-based wireless backhaul revenue headwinds to continue throughout 2014

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 21 2014)

      Windstream's Gardner: TDM-based wireless backhaul revenue headwinds to continue throughout 2014

      Windstream has been one of the most aggressive telcos rolling out fiber and Ethernet to cellular towers, but like other wireline providers, it continues to weather a tough revenue storm as its customers migrate off TDM circuits.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    11. Global Capacity, PEG Bandwidth target the rural market interconnection gap

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 20 2014)

      Global Capacity, PEG Bandwidth target the rural market interconnection gap

      Global Capacity and PEG Bandwidth are taking on the rural interconnection problem by establishing a new buy and sell agreement to procure off-net service connections for customers that need access to larger Tier 1 markets.

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    12. XO introduces new self-service portal

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 19 2014)

      XO introduces new self-service portal

      XO Communications is giving its business customers more control over their service experience with its new myXO online customer portal. Set on enhancing service and support, the new portal features role-based personalization and instant visibility to help customers manage what the company says are their critical business functions.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   tw telecom   Level (3)

    13. Level 3 wins 300-site connectivity contract with federal judicial system

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 15 2014)

      Level 3 wins 300-site connectivity contract with federal judicial system

      Level 3 has been awarded a nearly 300-site contract to provide network services for the federal judicial system via the General Services Administration (GSA) Networx Enterprise contract.

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    14. Cisco's service provider orders down 5 percent year-over-year, but Q3 revenues beat expectations

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 15 2014)

      Cisco's service provider orders down 5 percent year-over-year, but Q3 revenues beat expectations

      Cisco reported that while the service provider segment is improving, weak demand for its products drove orders down 5 percent year-over-year in fiscal third-quarter 2014.

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    15. Integra enhances public sector, nonprofit reach with MiCTA membership

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 14 2014)

      Integra enhances public sector, nonprofit reach with MiCTA membership
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    16. Global Capacity extends international presence into Canadian market

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 13 2014)

      Global Capacity extends international presence into Canadian market

      Global Capacity is bringing its One Marketplace solution to locations throughout Canada, a move that it says will accommodate national and managed service providers' desire to  accommodate their business customers' multi-site needs.

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      Mentions:   Overture Networks   NFV

    17. CenturyLink adds mitigation appliance option to DDoS offering

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 13 2014)

      CenturyLink adds mitigation appliance option to DDoS offering

      CenturyLink is providing its business customers another layer of protection against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks by adding a mitigation appliance for its DDoS Mitigation Service.

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    18. tw telecom revenue rises on strong enterprise, Internet growth

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 12 2014)

      tw telecom revenue rises on strong enterprise, Internet growth

      tw telecom reported that first-quarter 2014 revenue rose 7.1 percent year-over-year to $408.3 million due to ongoing growth in its enterprise and data and Internet segments. Data and Internet services revenue rose 15.1 percent, which was driven by an increase in strategic Carrier Ethernet and VPN based products and other services, partially offset by churn and repricing. These services now represent 60 percent of total revenue, up from 56 percent in the same period a year ago.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    19. CenturyLink's strategic business revenues increase 6.7 percent to $655M, sees gains in MPLS, Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2014)

      CenturyLink's strategic business revenues increase 6.7 percent to $655M, sees gains in MPLS, Ethernet

      CenturyLink reported that strategic business services continued to be a key revenue driver in the first quarter of 2014, rising 6.7 percent year-over-year to $655 million due to gains in MPLS and Carrier Ethernet services.

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    20. Lumos' aggressive fiber build strategy will help it overcome TDM transition growing pains

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2014)

      Lumos' aggressive fiber build strategy will help it overcome TDM transition growing pains

      Lumos Networks' fiber expansion plans to support fiber to the cell (FTTC) tower for wireless backhaul and business services ambitions are taking shape. One of those growth sources will be Project ARK, a fiber and Ethernet MPLS/IP-based overlay network specifically designed to handle FTTC traffic. Connecting four markets within the telco's footprint, Project Ark will provide total bandwidth of about one terabyte and is built to handle FTTC traffic from 1,500 sites on Carrier Ethernet from an average of 1.5 tenants per site and 400 Mbps of throughput at each cell site.

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    21. Lumos adds 633 cell sites in Q1, reiterates year-end targets for more fiber to sites

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2014)

      Lumos adds 633 cell sites in Q1, reiterates year-end targets for more fiber to sites

      Lumos Networks reported that its fiber to the cell site (FTTC) business continued to perform well in the first quarter of 2014 as the telco added 633 sites, representing a year-over-year increase in total FTTC sites of 56 percent.

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    22. Frontier adds 37,200 new broadband customers, narrows customer losses

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 6 2014)

      Frontier adds 37,200 new broadband customers, narrows customer losses

      Frontier continued to see its residential broadband customer base soar in the first quarter as it added 37,200 new subscribers, ending the period with a total of 1.9 million customers. Frontier has been enhancing its business portfolio with new offerings, including its recently launched security suite for small businesses and expanding its Carrier Ethernet footprint in New York, for example.

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      Mentions:   Frontier

    23. FairPoint Carrier Ethernet service revenues rise to $19.9M on strong retail, wholesale sales

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 5 2014)

      FairPoint Carrier Ethernet service revenues rise to $19.9M on strong retail, wholesale sales

      FairPoint reported that Carrier Ethernet service revenues contributed about $19.9 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2014, up from $14.9 million a year ago, as retail and wholesale circuits grew 56.6 percent year-over-year.

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    24. tw telecom puts more fiber into Nashville for Carrier Ethernet services

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 5 2014)

      tw telecom puts more fiber into Nashville for Carrier Ethernet services

      tw telecom has expanded its existing fiber network in Nashville, Tenn., a move that extends its network from the city's central business district to the west side of the Nashville International Airport. The service provider will leverage this market expansion as a platform to deliver its portfolio of data and Internet services to more enterprise customers, including Business Ethernet and Intelligent Network capabilities.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)   Intelligent Network

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