1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. FairPoint expands Carrier Ethernet, hosted PBX service reach in Maine

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 21 2014)

      FairPoint expands Carrier Ethernet, hosted PBX service reach in Maine

      FairPoint Communications continues to be aggressive with its Carrier Ethernet expansion strategy. The telco's recently completed upgrade of its Norway, Maine, central office (CO) puts Ethernet into an additional 300 local businesses and local public institutions.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    2. Integra secures seat on GSA Region 8 contract

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 17 2014)

      Integra secures seat on GSA Region 8 contract

      Integra has added another arrow to its growing government contract quiver by winning a Local Integrated Services Acquisition (LISA) contract from the General Services Administration (GSA). Besides winning GSA Region 8, the service provider got a seat on the CALNET 3 contract as a Qualified Vendor of voice and data services, enabling it to compete for state and local government agency business in California and build a 75-site Ethernet network for the state of Oregon.

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    3. Lightpath surpasses 7,000 on-net building milestone in New York metro area

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 17 2014)

      Lightpath surpasses 7,000 on-net building milestone in New York metro area

      Lightpath has further solidified its growing presence in the New York metro Carrier Ethernet services market by announcing that its fiber network now reaches more than 7,000 buildings and spans more than 5,800 route miles.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Cablevision   Time Warner Cable

    4. Frontier says E-rate funding should not fund middle-mile overbuilds

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 14 2014)

      Frontier says E-rate funding should not fund middle-mile overbuilds

      Frontier Communications is ready to serve rural school districts with its own last mile services but says the FCC should not extend funding to other competitors to overbuild where they already provide service.

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    5. COMPTEL, Level 3, tw telecom say FCC should not approve AT&T's Ip experiments

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2014)

      COMPTEL, Level 3, tw telecom say FCC should not approve AT&T's Ip experiments

      COMPTEL and a group of competitive service providers, including Level 3 and tw telecom, have asked the FCC to not approve AT&T's proposed TDM-to-IP trials in Alabama and Florida until the telco makes a number of "significant modifications" to its plan.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Integra Telecom   TelePacific

    6. XO serves up new bandwidth-on-demand capability

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2014)

      XO serves up new bandwidth-on-demand capability

      XO Communications is giving its customers a new bandwidth-on-demand capability for its suite of WAN-based services that will give them automatic, burstable bandwidth to satisfy short- and long-term needs.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   Qwest   tw telecom

    7. Indatel drives fiber connectivity into rural areas

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 9 2014)

      Indatel drives fiber connectivity into rural areas

      INDATEL, a cooperative middle mile provider, and unified communications (UC) operator ANPI have developed a strategic alliance to find ways to better extend next-gen services to rural areas that have been left largely underserved by larger service providers. INDATEL will offer its Data and Internet Aggregation PoP located on Cermak Street in Chicago, which houses a content delivery network (CDN) services peering point, a Carrier Ethernet exchange and transit IP services aggregation. At this site, the service provider houses its member-to-member circuits and exchange-to-exchange circuits.

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      Mentions:   Congress   Zayo   Frontier

    8. Unite Private Networks lays out 200-mile fiber network expansion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 9 2014)

      Unite Private Networks lays out 200-mile fiber network expansion

      Serving a mix of service provider, government, data center and enterprise business customers, the new route will provide two main benefits: broadening the availability of lit services such as Carrier Ethernet and wavelength services and dark fiber, while offering what it claims to be lower latency and diversity from existing carrier networks in the region.

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    9. RCN Business achieves Mef Ce 2.0 certification for Ethernet service suite

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 8 2014)

      RCN Business achieves Mef Ce 2.0 certification for Ethernet service suite

      RCN Business, a competitive business service provider, added another potential element of differentiation by gaining the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.

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      Mentions:   RCN   tw telecom   Comcast Business Services

    10. Ethernet entrepreneur and World Wide Packets founder Bernard Daines dies at 69

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 7 2014)

      Ethernet entrepreneur and World Wide Packets founder Bernard Daines dies at 69

      Bernard Daines, one of the early commercial Ethernet pioneers, passed away last Thursday morning after a long illness, reports The Spokesman-Review. According to his brother Dan Daines, he would have been 70 on April 12.

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    11. XO lays path for network expansion, completes $500M financing round

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 4 2014)

      XO lays path for network expansion, completes $500M financing round

      XO Communications has put together what it says is a multi-year expansion plan for its U.S.-based network that will leverage $500 million in financing as a way to accommodate the growth of its enterprise customers' unified communications, data services and cloud strategies.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   Qwest   tw telecom

    12. U.S. fiber penetration reaches 39.3 percent of buildings, says VSG

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 4 2014)

      U.S. fiber penetration reaches 39.3 percent of buildings, says VSG

      Ongoing aggressive rollouts of fiber by a host of incumbent telcos, CLECs and cable operators throughout 2013 has helped to narrow the U.S. fiber gap by expanding facilities to 39.3 percent of commercial buildings with 20 or more employees, according to new research from Vertical Systems Group.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   NuVox   Time Warner Cable

    13. Windstream says AT&T's Ip pilot doesn't address FCC's wholesale rules

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 3 2014)

      Windstream says AT&T's Ip pilot doesn't address FCC's wholesale rules

      Windstream wrote in a filing with the FCC that AT&T's current proposed plan to conduct TDM-to-IP transition trials in Alabama and Florida does not take into consideration a number of the regulator's wholesale service rules.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    14. Zayo adds 550 miles to northern California fiber network

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 3 2014)

      Zayo adds 550 miles to northern California fiber network

      Zayo is enhancing its fiber reach in the California market by starting the buildout of an additional 550 miles of dark fiber in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    15. Integra extends fiber reach to 92 data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 3 2014)

      Integra extends fiber reach to 92 data centers

      Integra continues to find a strong role in the data center market, announcing that it has connected 30 facilities since October 2013, bringing its total on-net data center footprint to 92.

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    16. Infonetics: SDN, NFV enter carrier trial phase, but deployments won't happen until 2015

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 2 2014)

      Infonetics: SDN, NFV enter carrier trial phase, but deployments won't happen until 2015

      Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are clearly the talk of the town in the networking and telecom circles, but the real proof will come as service providers begin to apply these technologies in their live networks.

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      Mentions:   NFV

    17. tw telecom expands fiber networks in Memphis, Orange County

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 28 2014)

      tw telecom expands fiber networks in Memphis, Orange County

      tw telecom has revealed that Memphis, Tenn., and Orange County, Calif., are the two latest markets targeted for network expansion as part of its nationwide effort.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    18. tw telecom turns attention to Colorado Springs, doubles southern Colorado network reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 27 2014)

      tw telecom turns attention to Colorado Springs, doubles southern Colorado network reach

      tw telecom is putting a new focus on the Colorado Springs market with plans to nearly double its network reach in southern Colorado.

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      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom

    19. FirstLight increases Vermont data center footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 25 2014)

      FirstLight increases Vermont data center footprint

      FirstLight Fiber has made its latest move to enhance its presence in the Northeast, announcing that it expanded its Vermont data center.

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    20. VSG: tw telecom, XO, Level 3 take dominant competitive Ethernet position

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 21 2014)

      VSG: tw telecom, XO, Level 3 take dominant competitive Ethernet position

      tw telecom continues to enjoy a top spot in the competitive Ethernet market due to its aggressive buildout of its fiber network and new software-based capabilities, according to Vertical Systems Group's new Competitive Provider Business Ethernet Leaderboard.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Zayo   tw telecom

    21. FirstLight targets wholesale opportunities with new Ethernet Access service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 20 2014)

      FirstLight targets wholesale opportunities with new Ethernet Access service

      FirstLight Fiber has begun offering its wholesale Ethernet Access service throughout its entire footprint serving upstate New York and northern New England.

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      Mentions:   Cyan

    22. Level 3 connects network to 50 U.S. Air Force sites

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 12 2014)

      Level 3 connects network to 50 U.S. Air Force sites

      Level 3 Communications has been chosen by Northrop Grumman to deliver its network services as part of the government integrator's agreement with the U.S. Air Force to support its distributed simulation training network. Since 2003, Level 3 has been providing Northrop Grumman with network services, including Ethernet Private Line

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    23. Integra bolsters hosted, managed services with ProTel NetWorks purchase

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 12 2014)

      Integra bolsters hosted, managed services with ProTel NetWorks purchase

      Integra has added another element to its growing hosted and managed services product line by acquiring Salt Lake City-based ProTel NetWorks.

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    24. Middle mile provider Sovernet wins 92-site network contract from state of Vermont

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 11 2014)

      Middle mile provider Sovernet wins 92-site network contract from state of Vermont

      Sovernet Communications, a Vermont-based middle mile provider, has won two separate contracts totaling $2.5 million by the state of Vermont to provide data services to 92 sites.

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