1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. Integra acquires World Communications, enhances Washington state reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 18 2014)

      Integra acquires World Communications, enhances Washington state reach

      Integra has dipped into its pocket book to acquire World Communications Inc. (WCI), a move that will expand its growing network and service presence in the state of Washington.

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    2. Verizon wraps 100G Ethernet network interface device trial

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 17 2014)

      Verizon wraps 100G Ethernet network interface device trial

      Verizon is pushing the bandwidth boundaries of its Carrier Ethernet network, announcing that it recently completed a trial carrying 100G traffic over its regional network between two 100G network interface devices (NID).

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      Mentions:   Verizon Global Wholesale

    3. Verizon Wholesale enables Poland's Exatel to launch global VPN service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 15 2014)

      Verizon Wholesale enables Poland's Exatel to launch global VPN service

      Exatel, a Poland-based service provider, has begun offering a global VPN service to its large enterprise customers via an agreement with Verizon Global Wholesale.

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      Mentions:   Verizon Global Wholesale

    4. FairPoint extends broadband reach to 10 additional Vermont towns

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 14 2014)

      FairPoint extends broadband reach to 10 additional Vermont towns

      FairPoint Communications continues to make progress with its northern New England broadband expansion plan by extending broadband service to 890 homes and businesses in 10 towns in its Vermont territory.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    5. Alpheus to add 3,000 near-net fiber locations in Houston and Dallas

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 30 2014)

      Alpheus to add 3,000 near-net fiber locations in Houston and Dallas

      Alpheus Communications is going to spend up to $12 million to increase its fiber network footprint in Houston and Dallas. While fiber is Alpheus' favored method to deliver services, the service provider is also making continued progress to expand its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) footprint. By leveraging a mix of copper and fiber, Alpheus expanded its network presence 36 percent to serve 129,000 business locations in southern Texas in 2013.

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      Mentions:   Alpheus Communications

    6. Consolidated to acquire Enventis for $350M in stock, enhancing fiber network reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 30 2014)

      Consolidated to acquire Enventis for $350M in stock, enhancing fiber network reach

      Consolidated Communications has reached an agreement to acquire all 13.8 million shares of Enventis, formerly HickoryTech, for about $350 million, marking yet another element in the ongoing consolidation of the independent telco market.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications

    7. tw telecom ramps up Las Vegas network footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 27 2014)

      tw telecom ramps up Las Vegas network footprint

      tw telecom, which is in the process of merging with Level 3 Communications, is adding more power to its Las Vegas network by extending its presence into North Las Vegas and south into Spring Valley and Henderson. By making this expansion, tw telecom will be able to potentially attract more business customers looking for data services, particularly Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    8. CenturyLink's Feger: SDN, NFV are an evolution

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 24 2014)

      CenturyLink's Feger: SDN, NFV are an evolution

      CenturyLink may be just as anxious to use a mixture of software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) as anyone, but the telco is realistic about how these technologies will fit into a network of its size.

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      Mentions:   NFV

    9. AT&T, BT's TDM-to-IP migrations to drive new copper, fiber-based Ethernet deployments, says Infonetics

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 23 2014)

      AT&T, BT's TDM-to-IP migrations to drive new copper, fiber-based Ethernet deployments, says Infonetics

      AT&T, BT and other traditional telcos' move to migrate more of their customers off TDM-based T1 and E1 access to IP-based services like Ethernet is expected to create a bountiful market opportunity for EFM (Ethernet in the first mile) bonded copper and fiber Ethernet access devices (EADs) vendors.

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      Mentions:   Deutsche Telekom   Infonetics   MegaPath

    10. Level 3's tw telecom deal is all about scaling its local-to-global service presence

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 17 2014)

      Level 3's tw telecom deal is all about scaling its local-to-global service presence

      Level 3 Communications finally broke its purchasing silence this week, announcing its intent to acquire tw telecom for $5.7 billion, a deal that will immediately enhance its ability to serve an even larger group of U.S. and multinational enterprise customers.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom   Level (3)

    11. 10G, 100G Ethernet services revenue to grow 300 percent by 2018, says Infonetics

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 16 2014)

      10G, 100G Ethernet services revenue to grow 300 percent by 2018, says Infonetics

      Revenue from Ethernet services delivered on 10GE and 100GE is forecast by Infonetics Research to grow 300 percent between 2013 and 2018. Michael Howard, principal analyst for carrier networks and co-founder of Infonetics, reports that Ethernet is gaining the upper hand over IP MPLS-based VPN services, growing nearly "twice as fast as IP MPLS VPNs through 2017."

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      Mentions:   Infonetics

    12. Integra brings fiber into 8 of Telx's data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 12 2014)

      Integra brings fiber into 8 of Telx's data centers

      Integra will also be able to use Telx's colocation and interconnection services and Telx's high-power-density space to serve both new and existing clients. Likewise, existing and new Telx customers will be able to get access to Integra's set of wholesale and retail products, including Internet, wavelength services, Carrier Ethernet and IP/MPLS VPN.

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    13. FiberLight brings fiber to 600 cell sites, installs 5,500 route miles across Texas

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 10 2014)

      FiberLight brings fiber to 600 cell sites, installs 5,500 route miles across Texas

      FiberLight continues to make progress with its fiber-network buildout in Texas, announcing that that in the first five months of 2014 it connected more than 600 cell towers and installed nearly 5,500 route miles across the state.

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    14. tw telecom gets approval to leverage Auburn, Wash. rights of way for service expansion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 9 2014)

      tw telecom gets approval to leverage Auburn, Wash. rights of way for service expansion

      tw telecom can now proceed with its latest network expansion into the Auburn, Washington market after the City Council granted the competitive provider a franchise agreement to build and operate a network along the city's rights of way, reports the Auburn Reporter.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   NFV

    15. Telus' Natale: We'll build fiber to the premises on a modular basis

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 6 2014)

      Telus' Natale: We'll build fiber to the premises on a modular basis

      Telus continues to see what it calls a strong appetite for broadband data amongst the 3.8 million wireline customers it serves in Canada. The service provider is being no less aggressive with FTTP. It has been equipping multi-tenant dwelling units (MDUs) and major condominium buildings with fiber and bringing what it calls a managed Ethernet service to each unit.

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    16. Ethernet pricing declines accelerate as service availability ramps, says TeleGeography

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 5 2014)

      Ethernet pricing declines accelerate as service availability ramps, says TeleGeography

      As service providers broaden the geographic availability of their Ethernet portfolios, service prices have continued to drop dramatically, according to TeleGeography's latest Ethernet Pricing report.

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      Mentions:   TeleGeography   NFV

    17. 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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    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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