1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. 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

    2. 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)

    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. FairPoint adds CoS, Layer-2 control features to its wholesale Ethernet service line

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 11 2014)

      FairPoint adds CoS, Layer-2 control features to its wholesale Ethernet service line

      FairPoint Communications is capitalizing on next week's COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2014 Convention & EXPO to show off three new enhancements for its wholesale E-Line Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) product line.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    6. Reliance Globalcom takes itself off the selling block

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 10 2014)

      Reliance Globalcom takes itself off the selling block

      Reliance Globalcom's new CEO Bill Barney said it is abandoning its effort to sell itself off and will instead try to raise debt or equity to fund future expansion efforts, reports the Economic Times. Barney added that his plan is to integrate its three main assets--the FLAG submarine cable network, Carrier Ethernet provider Yipes and virtual network operator (VNO) Vanco--into a more cohesive unit.

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      Mentions:   Reliance   Reliance Globalcom

    7. Verizon promotes Eric Cevis as its new global wholesale chief

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 7 2014)

      Verizon promotes Eric Cevis as its new global wholesale chief

      Verizon is passing the leadership torch in its global wholesale division by promoting Eric Cevis as the unit's new president. Prior to his new role, he most recently served as the senior vice president of sales for Verizon's Americas wholesale sales unit.

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    8. 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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    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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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    17. 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)

    18. 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

    19. 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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    20. 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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    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. 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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    24. 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

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