1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. 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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    2. 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

    3. Level 3's Storey: Enterprise business growth continues despite economic headwinds

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 10 2014)

      Level 3's Storey: Enterprise business growth continues despite economic headwinds

      Jeff Storey, president and CEO of Level 3 Communications, acknowledged that while the economy continues to be challenging, it's not curtailing the company's enterprise service growth.

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    4. tw telecom extends Ethernet network to Telehouse's Manhattan data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 9 2014)

      tw telecom extends Ethernet network to Telehouse's Manhattan data center

      tw telecom's move to extend its Ethernet network to TELEHOUSE in New York is another proof point of the growing wholesale fiber connectivity trend for data centers and Internet exchange providers.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   tw telecom

    5. AT&T withdraws its special access tariff proposal

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 9 2014)

      AT&T withdraws its special access tariff proposal

      AT&T has gotten permission from the FCC to withdraw its proposed tariff changes on TDM-based special access services it sells to competitive service providers.

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      Mentions:   Oracle

    6. Orange Business beefs up cyberdefense capabilities with Atheos acquisition

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 7 2014)

      Orange Business beefs up cyberdefense capabilities with Atheos acquisition

      Orange Business Services has acquired Atheos, a deal which will advance its standing in the European cyberdefense market segment. Terms of the acquisition agreement were not revealed.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   Orange Business Services

    7. AT&T's special access proposal faces fire from CompSouth

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 6 2014)

      AT&T's special access proposal faces fire from CompSouth

      AT&T's desire to eliminate pricing discounts on special access contracts that are longer than three years now faces its latest challenge from CompSouth, an association of CLECs serving business customers in the Southeast.   In its filing with the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA), CompSouth said AT&T has not provided any facts about how it would no longer be able to provide DS1 and DS3 services after it transitions to all-IP. Incumbent telcos use circuit emulation technology that allows TDM-based services to be transported over an IP network. 

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    8. KPN achieves 80 Mbps over copper with VDSL, vectoring

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 30 2013)

      KPN achieves 80 Mbps over copper with VDSL, vectoring

      Netherlands-based telco KPN continues to make progress with its wholesale vectoring service rollout, extending the technology to 29 of its existing VDSL "Outer Rings."  It plans to extend the 500 Mbps FTTH service to existing parts of the country where it currently offers symmetrical 100 Mbps service using Ethernet over Fiber (EoF) technology.

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      Mentions:   Oracle

    9. Google Fiber sparks competition, FCC revises CAF rules and other top stories of 2013

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 20 2013)

      Google Fiber sparks competition, FCC revises CAF rules and other top stories of 2013

      Now that we're reaching the end of the year, FierceTelecom is once again counting down the story lines that shaped the telecom industry in 2013.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Time Warner Cable   Frontier

    10. Zayo launches online portal to ease service ordering process

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 19 2013)

      Zayo launches online portal to ease service ordering process

      Zayo is giving its customers another way to ease the service ordering process with the release of its Tranzact portal. Current and new customers will be able to get real-time price quotes, place orders, view service inventory and view pending transactions for Zayo's suite of products including Ethernet, IP, wavelengths, dark fiber and private line services.

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      Mentions:   Zayo   Lightower

    11. Consolidated Communications extends business services into Dallas-Fort Worth

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 13 2013)

      Consolidated Communications extends business services into Dallas-Fort Worth

      Consolidated Communications is putting its Texas fiber network to work by expanding its enterprise and commercial services reach into the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications

    12. FCC delays AT&T's special access request

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 10 2013)

      FCC delays AT&T's special access request

      The FCC is halting AT&T's request to stop offering long-term contracts and the associated discounts on TDM-based special access circuits it sells to CLECs and wireless operators, at least for five months.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   tw telecom

    13. TPG acquires AAPT for $419M, bulks up Australian fiber network

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 9 2013)

      TPG acquires AAPT for $419M, bulks up Australian fiber network

      TPG Telecom, a Australia-based competitive telco, has reached a deal to acquire AAPT from Telecom New Zealand for US$419 million, reports ZDNet Australia.

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      Mentions:   AAPT

    14. AT&T expands service reach in India via Bharti Airtel pact

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 5 2013)

      AT&T expands service reach in India via Bharti Airtel pact

      AT&T is giving multinational corporations, particularly those that are looking to establish a greater presence in India, another reason to consider it a global provider by establishing a new interconnection agreement with Bharti Airtel.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group

    15. Cincinnati Bell's Fox: We're growing strategic business revenues organically

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 3 2013)

      Cincinnati Bell's Fox: We're growing strategic business revenues organically

      Cincinnati Bell may be putting a greater emphasis on growing strategic business services such as Carrier Ethernet, but the telco can achieve its goals without making multimillion-dollar purchases, its chief financial officer told investors.

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      Mentions:   Cincinnati Bell

    16. AT&T equips 230 MDUs with fiber in Nevada and Silicon Valley

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 25 2013)

      AT&T equips 230 MDUs with fiber in Nevada and Silicon Valley

      AT&T continues to make headway with the fiber to the building portion of its Project VIP initiative, lighting up 232 multi-dwelling units in Nevada and San Jose, Calif. In Nevada, the telco has installed fiber in 32 buildings. As a result, its suite of fiber-based services, including Ethernet and IP/VPN, are now available to over 600 business customer locations. 

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    17. China Unicom deepens North America foothold with new Seattle PoP

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 19 2013)

      China Unicom deepens North America foothold with new Seattle PoP

      China Unicom Americas, the North American subsidiary of China Unicom, has established a new point of presence in Seattle as a way to extend of its data services to customers in North America and Canada.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   tw telecom

    18. Zayo enhances colocation, fiber network in Miami

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 19 2013)

      Zayo enhances colocation, fiber network in Miami

      At the DRT facility, zColo will be able to provide diverse in-building access to 15 major carriers and a virtual presence in the NAP of the Americas data center via Zayo's metro-interconnect dark fiber solution. Customers that are present at this location will be able to get access to Zayo's entire set of services, including dark fiber, wavelengths, Carrier Ethernet, SONET, IP, and professional services

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    19. Sizing up the 25 most powerful people in the U.S. telecom industry

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 19 2013)

      Sizing up the 25 most powerful people in the U.S. telecom industry

      As the telecom industry evolves into one where service providers offer a series of wireless and wireline services, FierceTelecom and FierceWireless teamed up to present The 25 Most Powerful People in U.S. Wireless and Wireline 2013 to reflect the changing nature of this market vertical.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Cablevision   Qwest

    20. AT&T extends fiber to 450 San Francisco buildings

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 15 2013)

      AT&T extends fiber to 450 San Francisco buildings

      Providing fiber-based services like Carrier Ethernet has become a major business service growth priority for the telco. Despite seeing overall business revenues decline 0.9 percent sequentially to $8.8 billion, next-gen business services, which include Ethernet and IP VPN, grew 15.7 percent in Q3 2013 vs. Q2 2013.

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    21. Birch introduces 3 broadband speed tiers for SMBs

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 13 2013)

      Birch introduces 3 broadband speed tiers for SMBs

      Birch Communications is now offering its small and medium-sized business customers three new speed options, including 12, 18, and 24 Mbps options, as a way to extend higher speeds to a segment whose options typically consist of expensive T-1 or cable modem services.

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    22. Consolidated's Childers: We're ready to look at other fiber provider acquisitions

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 13 2013)

      Consolidated's Childers: We're ready to look at other fiber provider acquisitions

      Consolidated Communications is interested in looking at other service providers that could potentially enhance the reach of its fiber network to deliver Carrier Ethernet and fiber to the tower (FTTT) services to wireless operators.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications   SureWest

    23. Alpheus turns up 100G managed wavelength service for Texas businesses, carriers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 12 2013)

      Alpheus turns up 100G managed wavelength service for Texas businesses, carriers

      Eligible customers that subscribe to the new 100G service will be able choose and adapt their bandwidth needs from 1 to 10 Gbps and to 100 Gbps as needed. The service also can support any legacy or next-gen IP-based technology, including ATM, Frame Relay, SONET, Carrier Ethernet and IP. It can also interface with SONET or GigE. 

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      Mentions:   Alpheus Communications

    24. Hawaiian Telcom's consumer revenue jumps to $35.3M

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 12 2013)

      Hawaiian Telcom's consumer revenue jumps to $35.3M

      Business service revenue rose 2.7 percent to $42.7 million year-over-year due to the additional revenue it received from its acquisition of Wavecom. Data revenue, excluding Wavecom-related revenue, rose 11 percent year-over-year due to higher demand for IP-based services such as switched Ethernet, IP-VPN and dedicated Internet access (DIA). 

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      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom

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