1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. Integra adopts common Ethernet network architecture

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 5 2014)

      Integra adopts common Ethernet network architecture

      Integra is giving its customers a common Ethernet foundation for the services it delivers to its business customer base by upgrading its network to deliver Carrier Ethernet over what it says is a single architecture.

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    2. TelePacific expands Texas EoC coverage via Alpheus partnership

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 4 2014)

      TelePacific expands Texas EoC coverage via Alpheus partnership

      TelePacific has taken another step forward in its expansion into the lucrative Texas telecom market by expanding its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) footprint into 134 additional Central Offices (COs) through an agreement with fellow CLEC Alpheus Communications.

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      Mentions:   TelePacific

    3. VSG: Orange Business unseats BT Global as top global Carrier Ethernet provider

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 4 2014)

      VSG: Orange Business unseats BT Global as top global Carrier Ethernet provider

      Orange Business has regained its standing as the top global Carrier Ethernet provider from BT Global Services on Vertical Systems Group's 2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.

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      Mentions:   NTT   Vertical Systems Group   Tata

    4. TeleGeography: Ethernet VPLS, EoDWDM interest grows, while IP/VPN expansion dips

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 28 2014)

      TeleGeography: Ethernet VPLS, EoDWDM interest grows, while IP/VPN expansion dips

      Ethernet may be the data technology of choice for large and small businesses, but the rising stars in this segment are Carrier Ethernet VPN/VPLS and Carrier Ethernet over DWDM (EoDWDM), says TeleGeography in a new report.

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      Mentions:   TeleGeography

    5. CenturyLink's OSS build sets stage for software-defined networking ecosystem

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 27 2014)

      CenturyLink's OSS build sets stage for software-defined networking ecosystem

      CenturyLink's recent move to implement a foundation for software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) with Ericsson reflects the reality that the real value of these technologies won't truly be seen until a large service provider like CenturyLink deploys it on a large scale.

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      Mentions:   NFV

    6. Fibertech wraps its 1,000-mile Ohio network expansion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 19 2014)

      Fibertech wraps its 1,000-mile Ohio network expansion

      Fibertech Networks has put the finishing touches on its network expansion project in Ohio, adding more than 1,000 miles of new fiber in Akron, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo.  The competitive carrier can now serve as another business service and wholesale service alternative to area telcos such as AT&T (NYSE: T) and Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB). Prospective customers will be able to get access to its suite of collocation, optical services, point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet service ranging from 5 Mbps to 100 Gbps.

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      Mentions:   Cincinnati Bell

    7. Frontier serves up 10G optical transport in 25 states

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 18 2014)

      Frontier serves up 10G optical transport in 25 states

      Frontier Communications is serving up its new 10G optical transport service for its customers in 25 states that leverages its widely deployed DWDM-based ROADM platforms. Frontier's new 10G optical transport service complements its growing Carrier Ethernet service portfolio.

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    8. Metro Ethernet Forum names Orange’s McFadzen as new chairman

      Explore Telecomist (Feb 14 2014)

      Metro Ethernet Forum names Orange’s McFadzen as new chairman

      The Metro Ethernet Forum has begun a new leadership chapter, naming Andrew McFadzen, Orange Business Services' head of global marketing, as its new chairman.

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      Mentions:   Orange Business Services   Metro Ethernet Forum

    9. TDS Telecom extends broadband to 1,450 rural Maine residents

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 14 2014)

      TDS Telecom extends broadband to 1,450 rural Maine residents

      TDS Telecom is now delivering service to some customers who reside south of Kingfield, Maine, by partially completing another one of its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus-funded broadband Internet projects. When it completes its 44 projects, TDS said it will be able to deliver service to a total of nearly 27,000 homes. Since its deployments use a mix of metro Ethernet transport to VDSL2 and GPON in the last mile, these network builds also can support nearby business customers.

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    10. Comcast's TWC deal will deepen its medium business Ethernet niche

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 13 2014)

      Comcast's TWC deal will deepen its medium business Ethernet niche

      It makes sense for cable operators like Comcast to expand their presence in the medium-sized business space. They can not only leverage their growing base of fiber plant to deliver Carrier Ethernet, but also appeal to businesses that are looking for alternatives to the limitations of copper-based T1 circuits that they got from local ILECs.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable   Level (3)

    11. tw telecom sees Q4 revenue rise to $400M but expects fluctuations to impact 2014 sequential revenue

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 12 2014)

      tw telecom sees Q4 revenue rise to $400M but expects fluctuations to impact 2014 sequential revenue

      tw telecom reported that fourth-quarter revenues rose 5.9 percent to $400 million due to strong enterprise service growth, but it foresees some rocky spending patterns taking place in 2014.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    12. DE-CIX North America expands Internet exchange to 111 New York-area sites

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 11 2014)

      DE-CIX North America expands Internet exchange to 111 New York-area sites

      DE-CIX North America, an emerging Internet exchange provider, continues to make progress in establishing a foothold in the U.S. market by expanding its Apollon technology platform to service 111 access points in Manhattan, New Jersey and Long Island. Apollon is a Carrier-Ethernet-based platform built on "supernodes" that consist of a 100 GigE-capable switching system that it says can support large numbers of 100 GE ports across the switching fabric.

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    13. Alaska Communications bolsters IT capabilities with TekMate acquisition

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 3 2014)

      Alaska Communications bolsters IT capabilities with TekMate acquisition

      Alaska Communications is scaling its IT and managed service capabilities by acquiring the remaining 51 percent stake it did not own in TekMate, one of the state's major IT services firms. A key focus of this deal is to sharpen its offerings for business customers. Alaska Communications will bolster its existing broadband product offerings like Ethernet with a host of managed network and IT solutions.

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    14. Integra soups up Western U.S. 100G fiber reach, adds Salt Lake City to Sacramento route

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 29 2014)

      Integra soups up Western U.S. 100G fiber reach, adds Salt Lake City to Sacramento route

      Integra is giving its wholesale and business service customers on the West Coast another connectivity option by enabling a long-haul fiber network route providing a connection between Salt Lake City to Sacramento.

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    15. AT&T's Q4 consumer wireline revenues rise to $5.6 billion on strong U-verse gains

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 29 2014)

      AT&T's Q4 consumer wireline revenues rise to $5.6 billion on strong U-verse gains

      Business revenues were $8.8 billion, down 3.4 percent from Q4 2012, and flat sequentially. Declines in legacy services such as ATM and Frame Relay were partially offset by what AT&T said was "double-digit" growth in strategic business services. Next-gen services such as VPN, Carrier Ethernet, cloud and hosting grew 17.4 percent over Q4 2012. These services now represent a $9 billion annualized revenue stream and are more than a quarter of business wireline revenues.

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    16. FiberLight reaches halfway point of Texas expansion project, completes 4,500 miles

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 28 2014)

      FiberLight reaches halfway point of Texas expansion project, completes 4,500 miles

      FiberLight is growing its competitive stance in Texas by finishing the construction of over 4,500 miles of its planned 8,800 mile expansion across the central and western parts of the state.  "The first phase of this was to connect and provide both dark fiber and Ethernet to cell towers throughout this entire footprint."

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    17. FirstLight Fiber extends Canada Ethernet reach via Fibrenoire

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 28 2014)

      FirstLight Fiber extends Canada Ethernet reach via Fibrenoire

      FirstLight Fiber is giving its business customers another route between the United States and Canada, announcing a new relationship with Fibrenoire to provide fiber-based Ethernet services in Quebec and Ontario.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications

    18. Dell'Oro: 100G DWDM wavelengths to drive optical transport to $15B by 2018

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 27 2014)

      Dell'Oro: 100G DWDM wavelengths to drive optical transport to $15B by 2018

      Ongoing sales of DWDM equipment, particularly platforms that support 100G wavelengths, will drive up total optical transport revenues to $15 billion by 2018, says Dell'Oro Group in its latest report.

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    19. FirstLight drives value through local presence and support

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 23 2014)

      FirstLight drives value through local presence and support

      Van Wagenen: We're seeing that the preferred service is fiber-based Carrier Ethernet for wireless backhaul and also we're also starting to see requests for dark fiber as well. Given the density of our fiber networks in the markets we operate, we have the ability to offer dark fiber solutions to our wireless carriers and to our enterprise carriers.

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      Mentions:   Lightower

    20. Fibertech enhances Midwest fiber footprint with new 750 mile Detroit-area network

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 21 2014)

      Fibertech enhances Midwest fiber footprint with new 750 mile Detroit-area network

      Fibertech Networks is building a new fiber network serving Detroit and its suburbs as part of the company's ongoing desire to deepen its Midwestern U.S. network reach. Over this network, Fibertech will offer its growing mix of optical and Ethernet-based services, including 100G, DWDM, dedicated Internet access and collocation.

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Metro Ethernet Forum   Cincinnati Bell

    21. Integra becomes qualified voice, data service vendor for California's CALNET 3 program

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 17 2014)

      Integra becomes qualified voice, data service vendor for California's CALNET 3 program

      Integra will give California state and local government agencies a new service option after securing a seat on the state's CALNET 3 contract as a Qualified Vendor of voice and data services.  State and local segment has become a key target for Integra as it expands its focus on medium and large businesses. Outside of California, the CLEC built a 75-site Ethernet network for the state of Oregon, for example.

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    22. TDS Telecom extends broadband to 2,000 rural customers in Alabama, New Hampshire

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 15 2014)

      TDS Telecom extends broadband to 2,000 rural customers in Alabama, New Hampshire

      TDS Telecom has wrapped up two more broadband stimulus-funded projects, bringing Internet service to an additional 2,000 households in parts of New Hampshire and Alabama. Because the TDS network infrastructure is built with a mix of Carrier Ethernet transport to VDSL2 and GPON in the last mile, these network builds can also support nearby business customers.

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    23. Atis, SIP Forum form IP-NNI task force

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 10 2014)

      Atis, SIP Forum form IP-NNI task force

      ATIS and the SIP Forum have formed a Joint Task Force that is focused on building a specification that will enable North American service providers to establish IP communications network-to-network interface (NNI) arrangements.

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    24. Ethernet to take dominant spot in connected cars by 2020, says ABI Research

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 10 2014)

      Ethernet to take dominant spot in connected cars by 2020, says ABI Research

      The connected car concept may be the talk of the town in the wireless industry, but it also has relevance to the wireline industry with Ethernet set to play a starring in-vehicle networking role.

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      Mentions:   Broadcom

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