1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. tw telecom to expand metro, regional fiber network by 17 percent

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 7 2013)

      tw telecom to expand metro, regional fiber network by 17 percent

      tw telecom is increasing its addressable market by expanding its metro fiber footprint by 17 percent and hatching a plan to enter what it calls five new "high-demand" markets. It will also increase the density of its metro fiber footprint in 27 existing markets it already serves.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    5. CenturyLink legacy declines drag revenue down even as Carrier Ethernet gains

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 7 2013)

      CenturyLink legacy declines drag revenue down even as Carrier Ethernet gains

      CenturyLink reported that despite strong gains in broadband, IPTV and Carrier Ethernet, Q3 2013 operating revenues declined 1 percent year-over-year to $4.52 billion due to ongoing access line losses and lower access results.

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    6. Wow! FairPoint's Ethernet service revenues jump to $16.4 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 5 2013)

      Wow! FairPoint's Ethernet service revenues jump to $16.4 million

      FairPoint Communications reported in Q3 2013 that Ethernet services were once again a major contributor to its overall revenue mix, rising to $16.4 million as retail and wholesale circuits grew 57.8 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   Cablevision   FairPoint Communications

    7. Sprint's wireline revenues rise to $875M on strong Internet, voice gains

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 30 2013)

      Sprint's wireline revenues rise to $875M on strong Internet, voice gains

      Sprint reported that its wireline revenues of $875 million were driven by sequential increases in both Internet and voice segments. In tandem with its network upgrades, it introduced a suite Ethernet wavelength services supporting 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GigE), 40GigE and 100GigE speeds under its new Ethernet Wave Service line.

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    8. AT&T continues hiring spree in North Carolina

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 28 2013)

      AT&T continues hiring spree in North Carolina

      In the broadband space, the service provider said it "nearly doubled" residential and business Internet speeds in Charlotte, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem, and Raleigh with its U-verse Power 45/6 Mbps speed tier. To appeal to more businesses that require higher speed cloud and Ethernet services, AT&T extended fiber to an additional 93 multi-tenant buildings, making fiber-based services available to over 2,500 business customer locations.

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    9. Ethernet will contribute over 75% of business bandwidth by 2017, VSG says

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 24 2013)

      Ethernet will contribute over 75% of business bandwidth by 2017, VSG says

      Carrier Ethernet continues to outpace legacy T1 and other lower speed business access services, and is expected to contribute more than 75 percent of total global business bandwidth by 2017, according to a new Vertical Systems Group report.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   NuVox   tw telecom

    10. Level 3 gives enterprises direct network access to cloud services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 17 2013)

      Level 3 gives enterprises direct network access to cloud services

      Level 3 Communications is appealing to enterprises making a move to the cloud with its new Cloud Connect Solutions that it says will offer underlying network connectivity and services. Enterprise customers will be able to get private network access to any provider's cloud and data center services.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   Level (3)

    11. AT&T lights 93 North Carolina buildings with fiber as part of Project VIP initiative

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 15 2013)

      AT&T lights 93 North Carolina buildings with fiber as part of Project VIP initiative

      AT&T is putting more Carrier Ethernet and cloud services into the hands of over 2,500 North Carolina businesses by completing its fiber buildout into 93 new multi-tenant units in the state. For over six years, AT&T has enjoyed the top ranking on Vertical Systems Group's half-year domestic Ethernet leaderboard report, which measures port shares sold. Adding more buildings to its network will continue to solidify its ranking as a major Ethernet player.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group

    12. Lightower, PCCW establish E-NNI agreement, extend Ethernet reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 15 2013)

      Lightower, PCCW establish E-NNI agreement, extend Ethernet reach

      Lightower Fiber Networks is making a big international service push via a new External-Network to Network Interconnection agreement with PCCW Global, a division of Hong Kong's HKT.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Lightower Fiber Networks   Lightower

    13. Time Warner Cable acquires DukeNet for $600M to bolster Southeast fiber footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 7 2013)

      Time Warner Cable acquires DukeNet for $600M to bolster Southeast fiber footprint

      Time Warner Cable is increasing its Southeastern fiber network and business services footprint by reaching a deal to acquire Charlotte, N.C.-based competitive provider DukeNet from Alinda Capital and Duke Energy for $600 million in cash.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Metro Ethernet Forum

    14. Global Capacity establishes interconnection PoP in San Jose

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 1 2013)

      Global Capacity establishes interconnection PoP in San Jose

      Global Capacity has built a presence in the Bay Area by establishing a new point of presence for its One Marketplace platform at Equinix's Silicon Valley 5 (SV5) data center in San Jose, Calif..

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      Mentions:   Integra Telecom   Overture Networks   tw telecom

    15. Savvis enhances North American presence with Minneapolis data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 1 2013)

      Savvis enhances North American presence with Minneapolis data center

      Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud subsidiary, will expand its North American presence with the opening of a new data center in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area next spring. Similar to its next-gen Ethernet business services, the data hosting segment that Savvis operates has become a growth engine for its parent company. Second quarter colocation and managed hosting revenues rose 7.4 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   CenturyLink

    16. Pacnet penetrates U.S. market with tw telecom E-NNI agreement

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 30 2013)

      Pacnet penetrates U.S. market with tw telecom E-NNI agreement

      Pacnet, a competitive service provider focused on the Asia Pacific market, has established a new foothold in the U.S. business market by establishing an E-NNI (external network-to-network interconnection) agreement with tw telecom.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   tw telecom

    17. Sprint extends IP backbone in Paris via Neo Telecoms

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 27 2013)

      Sprint extends IP backbone in Paris via Neo Telecoms

      Europe has been a key growth area for Sprint's wireline services. To date, it offers MPLS services in 157 countries and Ethernet access in 80 countries as well as in 147 cities in the United States. It has been increasing its MPLS network and Ethernet presence through E-NNI (external-network to network interconnection) agreements with other carrier partners. 

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    18. Broadband Coalition:SMBs turn to CLECs for broadband, IP services:

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 27 2013)

      Broadband Coalition:SMBs turn to CLECs for broadband, IP services:

      The small to medium business (SMB) market is quite diverse, but the Broadband Coalition says in a new paper, "Broadband Innovators: Driving Small Business Forward" that those companies that  "adopt broadband and internet services are the fastest growing market segment." The group said that out of about $326 billion spent na­tionally on IT budgets, SMBs spend $293 billion.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   TeleGeography   tw telecom

    19. Integra connects its fiber network into 62 data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 25 2013)

      Integra connects its fiber network into 62 data centers

      Integra has connected its fiber network into 62 data centers, a milestone that shows that its growing fiber network can serve various purposes that are complementary to its business service focus.

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    20. GTT increases Asia-Pacific play by establishing network presence in Tokyo

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 25 2013)

      GTT increases Asia-Pacific play by establishing network presence in Tokyo

      Virtual network operator GTT has added Tokyo to its list of international destinations by establishing a point of presence in Japan's capitol city to provide multinational corporations a connection point into Asia. Complementing its own organic growth initiatives, GTT earlier this year purchased Inteliquent's global data services business. This acquisition gave it the EtherCloud wholesale platform that enables its network partners to buy and sell global Ethernet and VPLS connectivity.

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    21. tw telecom brings fiber-based services to 30 Bay Area data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 25 2013)

      tw telecom brings fiber-based services to 30 Bay Area data centers

      tw telecom may not be a data center provider itself, but with its fiber now being connected to over 30 sites in the San Francisco Bay Area it's clear that it has become a key data center provider partner.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom

    22. DukeNet bolsters FTTT initiative with connections to 3,500 cell sites

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 23 2013)

      DukeNet bolsters FTTT initiative with connections to 3,500 cell sites

      DukeNet, a regional provider, now reaches over 3,500 cell sites as part of its growing fiber to the tower program that provides services to a number of the top wireless operators. The service provider currently operates over 9,000 route miles of fiber in the Southeast that in addition to offering FTTT also provides business services such as Carrier Ethernet.

       
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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    23. Level 3 introduces cloud-based video conferencing solution

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 20 2013)

      Level 3 introduces cloud-based video conferencing solution

      Having these new cloud-based video conferencing services on hand means Level 3 Communications has another way to appeal to new multinational customers and existing customers who already use Level 3 for other services such as Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    24. AT&T, Microsoft enable private cloud networks for business customers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 19 2013)

      AT&T, Microsoft enable private cloud networks for business customers

      AT&T is helping business customers ease their transition to the cloud by enabling them to extend their private networks to Microsoft's cloud platform. As other legacy service revenues continue to decline, MPLS-based VPNs continue to be a bright spot in the telco's business revenues. In the second quarter, strategic business services--including VPN, Ethernet and hosting services--grew 15 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   America Movil   tw telecom

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