1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. tw telecom is prime acquisition target, says Corvex's Meister

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2013)

      tw telecom is prime acquisition target, says Corvex's Meister

      tw telecom's shares jumped 7.2 percent to $29.12 on Wednesday afternoon after being cited by Keith Meister, founder and managing partner of New York-based Corvex, as a prime acquisition target.  Meister said during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York that Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) or Verizon (NYSE: VZ) could be prime suitors for tw telecom, which has established itself as one of the largest domestic Ethernet and VPN service players.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   tw telecom   Level (3)

    2. tw telecom sees 14.3 percent climb to $202 million on strong Carrier Ethernet, VPN sales

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      tw telecom sees 14.3 percent climb to $202 million on strong Carrier Ethernet, VPN sales

      tw telecom reported that strong Carrier Ethernet and VPN product sales in Q1 2013 drove up data and Internet services revenue 14.3 percent, or $25 million year-over-year, to $202 million.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    3. FairPoint Q1 data, Internet services revenue grow to $38.1 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      FairPoint Q1 data, Internet services revenue grow to $38.1 million

      FairPoint Communications reported that data and Internet services revenue grew 15 percent to $38.1 million with residential DSL and business-grade Carrier Ethernet services attracting new customers.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    4. Hawaiian Telecom's broadband, TV gains drive Q1 revenues to $96 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 6 2013)

      Hawaiian Telecom's broadband, TV gains drive Q1 revenues to $96 million

      One key area of revenue growth will likely come from the Carrier Ethernet services that it will sell to wireless operators and to other carriers looking to extend their services into Hawaii. "In our wholesale channel, we expanded our product portfolio with the launch of additional Ethernet-based service offerings, providing our wholesale customers with cost-effective, viable options to existing legacy service offerings," Yeaman said.

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      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom

    5. CenturyLink launches 1 Gbps fiber pilot in Omaha

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 1 2013)

      CenturyLink launches 1 Gbps fiber pilot in Omaha

      CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is providing its own answer to Google Fiber's (Nasdaq: GOOG) last-mile fiber vision by launching a 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the premises (FTTP) pilot deployment that will serve 48,000 homes and businesses in Omaha, Neb. Eligible customers will be able to get a direct connection to its recently upgraded 100G global backbone network, which was built to deal with the deluge of new consumer and business traffic such as Ethernet and video streaming.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   Qwest   CenturyLink

    6. GTT buys Inteliquent data business for $54.5 million, enhances Ethernet interconnectivity

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 30 2013)

      GTT buys Inteliquent data business for $54.5 million, enhances Ethernet interconnectivity

      GTT, a virtual network operator, has enhanced its Ethernet and IP transit capabilities by purchasing Inteliquent's global data services business for $54 million, a move that immediately bolsters its Ethernet interconnectivity capabilities. Besides the purchase price for the company, GTT will also provide $2 million in commercial services over the next three years.

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      Mentions:   Oracle

    7. Sprint's Q1 wireline revenues drop to $893 million on lower voice, Internet results

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 24 2013)

      Sprint's Q1 wireline revenues drop to $893 million on lower voice, Internet results

      Despite seeing declines across its three wireline business lines, Sprint has been gaining momentum in the wireline industry segment, selling its MPLS services to medium and large businesses. Another key point in Sprint's wireline portfolio is Ethernet. Sprint plans to offer a broader set of Carrier Ethernet services to its existing and new clients, while expanding its domestic footprint.

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    8. GlobeNet wraps up work on its Bermuda-to-U.S. submarine cable system

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 22 2013)

      GlobeNet wraps up work on its Bermuda-to-U.S. submarine cable system

      GlobeNet, Oi's wholesale submarine cable provider subsidiary, has completed construction of its Segment 5 subsea cable system, linking Bermuda and the United States with capacity of as much as 30 Tbps. Segment 5, announced in January 2012, replaced its earlier Segment 5 cable (formerly BUS-1) and will provide, it claims, over "30 times the previously lit capacity between Bermuda and the United States." Built with landing stations in St. David's, Bermuda, and Tuckerton, N.J., the 1,350 km system is designed to support 150 wavelengths per fiber pair at 100 Gbps per wavelength. To carry traffic over ...

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      Mentions:   Reliance   TeleGeography

    9. Reliance's talks with Batelco to sell Globalcom end with no deal

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 21 2013)

      Reliance's talks with Batelco to sell Globalcom end with no deal

      Reliance Communications' move to sell off a large stake of its Globalcom unit has stalled again as its talks with Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) ended without a deal being struck. "Batelco is no longer in discussions with Reliance regarding a direct or indirect investment in Reliance Globalcom," Osama Al Saad, a Batelco spokesman said on Saturday in a statement. This is another blow for Reliance, which hoped that the sale of the Globalcom assets--in addition to a recent $221 million deal to provide dark fiber for Reliance Industries' proposed 4G wireless network--would help pay down more of its $7 billion ...

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      Mentions:   Reliance   Reliance Globalcom

    10. Verizon business service declines, but Carrier Ethernet grows

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 18 2013)

      Verizon business service declines, but Carrier Ethernet grows

      In Business and Wholesale: Verizon's business revenues declined 2.6 percent year-over-year to $3.8 billion due to expected declines in legacy voice and data service transport, in addition to CPE sales. However, it reported that global strategic enterprise services such as cloud, managed services, and Carrier Ethernet grew 6 percent.

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    11. Windstream extends its WAN reporting tool across U.S. footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 18 2013)

      Windstream extends its WAN reporting tool across U.S. footprint

      Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is now offering its Advanced Application Reporting (AAR) product for enterprise business customers throughout its entire U.S. network footprint, giving enterprises near real-time visibility into their WAN traffic.  In particular, AAR can benefit customers with Ethernet-based Internet, dedicated Internet, MPLS and VLS services by giving them the ability to collect, format and display WAN performance statistics for multiple intervals (hour, last day, and last week).

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Metro Ethernet Forum   Paetec

    12. Sprint targets enterprises with MPLS, managed cloud bundle

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 17 2013)

      Sprint targets enterprises with MPLS, managed cloud bundle

      Sprint (NYSE: S) has begun offering its large business customers a new bundled service package that includes managed networking, MPLS transport, and CPE that it says will provide greater simplicity and better visibility into their networks.Last year, it increased its investment in its wireline business by 53 percent with a particular focus on its MPLS network and Carrier Ethernet by establishing E-NNI (external-network to network interconnection) agreements with other carrier partners.

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    13. NTT, AT&T, Verizon topped 2012's revenue charts, says Infonetics

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2013)

      NTT, AT&T, Verizon topped 2012's revenue charts, says Infonetics

      NTT, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), a new Infonetics report reveals, were the three dominant revenue generators in world's top 60 service providers. "NTT, which passed AT&T as the top revenue-generating service provider in 2011, remains the number-one service provider in the world in terms of revenue and capital expenditures, and in 2012 it became the leader in terms of operating expenses as well," said Maria Zeppetella, market analyst manager at Infonetics Research and lead analyst on the report.

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      Mentions:   NTT   Infonetics

    14. Level 3 promotes Jeff Storey to CEO, replacing company founder James Crowe

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2013)

      Level 3 promotes Jeff Storey to CEO, replacing company founder James Crowe

      Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has appointed Jeff Storey as its new president and CEO, taking over from company founder James Crowe, who announced he would step down last month. Storey (Image source: Level 3) In addition to his new role, Storey has been nominated to be elected as a member of the company's board during its upcoming stockholders meeting that will be held on May 23.

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    15. Gartner: Sprint's MPLS, Ethernet expansions advance its standing

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 8 2013)

      Gartner: Sprint's MPLS, Ethernet expansions advance its standing

      Sprint may be known primarily for its wireless services, but the provider's efforts to grow its domestic and global footprint drove up its profile from niche player to challenger on Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant for Global Network Service Providers. Two of the key network growth areas it invested in throughout the year were its global MPLS network and Carrier Ethernet through E-NNI agreements with other carrier partners.

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    16. Gartner: AT&T gets high business marks, but faces new competition

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 4 2013)

      Gartner: AT&T gets high business marks, but faces new competition

      According to a Gartner report focused on the U.S. business services market, AT&T took home the highest product service rating for its wireline business service product suite. In its new "Critical Capabilities for U.S. Wireline Telecom Services" report, which evaluated eight service providers, the research firm evaluated seven key areas of critical capabilities: MPLS services, SIP trunking, dedicated Internet, metro private line, managed broadband, Ethernet WAN, and managed routers.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Paetec

    17. Report: Lumos could become acquisition target, but not in 2013

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 31 2013)

      Report: Lumos could become acquisition target, but not in 2013

      Lumos Networks has 10 percent of TDM "mindshare" in its current markets, but sees opportunities to edge out to new customers that are within 10 miles of its fiber footprint to provide Ethernet and IP-based services. Cowan said that this edging out strategy "allows the company to cost effectively expand its addressable market and still leverage its current infrastructure."

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    18. CenturyLink, Windstream dominate the ILEC Ethernet services ecosystem

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 27 2013)

      CenturyLink, Windstream dominate the ILEC Ethernet services ecosystem

      Being incumbent carriers, the pair continues to face economic pressures and ongoing revenue issues as more of their customers migrate off legacy ATM and Frame Relay services to Ethernet. What's most exciting about the ILEC realm is the growing presence of CenturyLink and Windstream--two telcos that are arguably seeing the fastest growth in Ethernet and the overall business services market.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   Paetec

    19. Frontier spends $123.6 million to boost DSL, business Ethernet services in New York

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 25 2013)

      Frontier spends $123.6 million to boost DSL, business Ethernet services in New York

      Frontier Communications is upgrading interoffice data transport networks within the Rochester and Chenango markets to a 10G Ethernet Ring Protection Switching (ERPS) topology. On the business services side, Frontier is expanding the availability of its CarrierEthernet, in addition to Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) and an IP-VPN service that rides over its MPLS network.

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    20. CenturyLink's Poll: We're ready to put 100G at the edge

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 25 2013)

      CenturyLink's Poll: We're ready to put 100G at the edge

      By bringing those together, we're exclusively using 100 Gig types of technologies and then we have organic demands in the cities where we are an incumbent provider of services such as Internet and Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   Qwest   CenturyLink

    21. Frontier invests $75 million in Washington's broadband, business networks

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 19 2013)

      Frontier invests $75 million in Washington's broadband, business networks

      On the business front, Frontier has expanded its suite of Carrier Ethernet and Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) services. Having extended Ethernet to 55 markets in late 2011 across 10 states, it offers the service in Everett and Kennewick, Wash.  

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    22. Comcast wires up Vermont businesses with Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 18 2013)

      Comcast wires up Vermont businesses with Ethernet

      Comcast Business (Nasdaq: CMCSA), reports FierceCable, is rolling out Ethernet in northwest Vermont with a particular focus on small businesses, hospitals and schools that have more than 20 employees. Eligible businesses will be able to get up to 10 Gbps of bandwidth. Among the products it is offering is an Ethernet-based Virtual Private Line Service (VPLS). Article

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

    23. ILECs grew video, business and broadband power in Q1 2012

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 12 2012)

      ILECs grew video, business and broadband power in Q1 2012

      As seen in previous quarters, the top ILECs continue to see ongoing IP service growth pains. They continued to see gains in their next-gen business and consumer services, including broadband data, video and Ethernet, while voice services continued their expected decline.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Hawaiian Telcom   Consolidated Communications

    24. Tw Telecom Sets Stage For Network Service Automation

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 4 2012)

      Tw Telecom Sets Stage For Network Service Automation

      tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) believes that customers should have more control in getting the bandwidth they want, when they want it, in a more automated fashion.  Leveraging their Carrier Ethernet infrastructure and the data centers where they have connected their fiber to, the dynamic capacity feature will enable the customer to increase their capacity in real-time in an on-demand basis.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

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