1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. CenturyLink revenue drops but next-gen consumer, business gains

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 8 2013)

      CenturyLink revenue drops but next-gen consumer, business gains

      CenturyLink is going to use the MTU and GPON programs to offer higher upstream speeds to customers that are transitioning to cloud services. Outside of the areas where it has not implemented these programs, it will continue to deploy Ethernet over both fiber and providing Ethernet over Copper.

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      Mentions:   Qwest

    2. Frontier broadband subscribers climb to 1.8M as business customer churn slows

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 8 2013)

      Frontier broadband subscribers climb to 1.8M as business customer churn slows

      Frontier Communications' no-frills broadband pricing had an effect in the second quarter as it gained 29,500 new customers. As of the end of June, the service provider had a total of about 1.8 million broadband customers. In Q3 and beyond, Frontier will focus on extending its Gigabit Ethernet product to more large business customers and looking for new opportunities to sell its service bundles to small businesses. As of the end of the quarter, the GigE product was available in 83 percent of its Central Offices.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    3. FairPoint's Sunu: We'll connect 1,000 towers with our fiber in 2013

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 7 2013)

      FairPoint's Sunu: We'll connect 1,000 towers with our fiber in 2013

      "Based upon the contracts that we had in hand and our plans, we've already made significant progress in adding fiber-to-the-tower connections," said Paul Sunu, CEO of FairPoint. "We're up to 950 towers and have over 1,100 Ethernet connections for wireless carriers. Our plan is to get that to over 1,000 towers this year and 1,300 Ethernet connections."

       

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    4. Backhaul specialist PEG Bandwidth acquires InLine, adds fiber, enterprise services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 7 2013)

      Backhaul specialist PEG Bandwidth acquires InLine, adds fiber, enterprise services

      PEG Bandwidth, an emerging wireless backhaul specialist, has added over 1,100 new fiber route miles by completing its acquisition of Contact Network, which does business as InLine.

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    5. Lumos targets wireless backhaul, business opportunities with reserve E-Line service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 6 2013)

      Lumos targets wireless backhaul, business opportunities with reserve E-Line service

      Lumos Networks has introduced its Ethernet Commercial Reserve E-Line Service that will address a mix of business service and wholesale fiber to the tower applications.

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      Mentions:   Frontier

    6. FairPoint's data, Internet services revenue grow 11 percent to $40 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 5 2013)

      FairPoint's data, Internet services revenue grow 11 percent to $40 million

      In FairPoint's business and wholesale arenas, the story was once again driven by Carrier Ethernet, which contributed about $14 million of revenue, up from $10 million in the same period a year ago. Retail and wholesale circuits grew 49.2 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    7. Lumos Networks' strategic data revenues jump to $29.9 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 1 2013)

      Lumos Networks' strategic data revenues jump to $29.9 million

      A key point of growth during the quarter was carrier data services, particularly carrier transport and Fiber to the Tower services, which were $15.1 million. IP-based services, meanwhile, remained slightly flat at $4.78 million.

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    8. Sprint's wireline revenues rise to $910M

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 30 2013)

      Sprint's wireline revenues rise to $910M

      Sprint's Q2 2013 wireline revenues rose sequentially to $910 million, up from $893 million in Q1, due to a rise in voice revenues. Even with the wireline losses, the service provider has been expanding its wireline initiatives, particularly around Ethernet, cloud services, and next-gen voice services such as SIP trunking.

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    9. AT&T buys Long Lines' wireless unit, bolsters rural reach, fiber transport in Iowa

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 29 2013)

      AT&T buys Long Lines' wireless unit, bolsters rural reach, fiber transport in Iowa

      AT&T Mobility is enhancing its rural wireless coverage with a deal to acquire Sergeant Bluff, Iowa-based Long Lines' wireless network unit as the rural telco looks to sharpen its focus on its wireline business. Long Lines recently introduced a 100 Mbps broadband offering over its DOCSIS 3.0 network and offers 10 Gbps Ethernet, MPLS and data center services to local businesses

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      Mentions:   Frontier

    10. Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 25 2013)

      Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul

      These buildouts have created a new wholesale service opportunity for Tier 2 and Tier 3 telcos, which are happy to provide the same fiber and Ethernet-based backhaul services that are typically only available in larger Tier 1 cities

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      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom   Frontier

    11. Global Capacity adds 30 Gbps to its core PoPs

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 18 2013)

      Global Capacity adds 30 Gbps to its core PoPs Global Capacity has expanded the its core network with over 30 Gbps of bandwidth between its One Marketplace Points of Presence as a way to better respond to its carrier and enterprise customers' growing needs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Overture Networks

    12. Southern Telecom extends dark fiber to Tower Cloud's Ga. wireless backhaul network

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 11 2013)

      Southern Telecom extends dark fiber to Tower Cloud's Ga. wireless backhaul network Southern Telecom, the telecom subsidiary of power utility Southern Company, is leasing more dark fiber to help wireless backhaul specialist Tower Cloud increase network capacity in Florida and Georgia. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Tower Cloud

    13. TelePacific extends product set to Texas business customers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 10 2013)

      TelePacific extends product set to Texas business customers With the integration of the Tel West assets now complete, TelePacific is bringing its wider set of services to Texas' small to medium business services market. The provider will offer its product line, including Hosted PBX and various cloud-based services, to existing Tel West and new TelePacific customers in the state. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   TelePacific

    14. Alpheus extends cloud footprint via CyrusOne's data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 9 2013)

      Alpheus extends cloud footprint via CyrusOne's data centers

      Alpheus, a growing Texas-based competitive telecom provider, has established a number of connections in CyrusOne's data centers in the state as a way to expand its cloud service reach. The expansion of its data center footprint complements its MPLS IP VPN and high-bandwidth fiber services, two methods that its customers already use for their cloud environments. Customers also have the option to use its Ethernet LAN (E-LAN) Layer 2 managed network service to connect all of their data and voice services.

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      Mentions:   Alpheus Communications

    15. Tech Valley gets cash infusion from GE Capital, Webster Bank

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 9 2013)

      Tech Valley gets cash infusion from GE Capital, Webster Bank

      One of Tech Valley's latest service initiatives is its 10 Gbps Carrier Ethernet and optical wavelength services in 10 days promotion for new and existing customers that are located in the 1,300 on-net fiber buildings it has in upstate New York and northern New England.

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    16. Tier 2 telcos hunt for new fortunes in wireless backhaul segment

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 9 2013)

      Tier 2 telcos hunt for new fortunes in wireless backhaul segment

      Wholesale wireless backhaul services have become a growing revenue source for Tier 2 telcos, a number of which don't have a wireless operation and have spent much of their lives selling voice services. The timing to wire cell towers with fiber and Carrier Ethernet services comes as the largest wireless operators, including Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and Sprint (NYSE: S), are forecasting continued 4G LTE service growth.

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      Mentions:   Frontier   FairPoint Communications

    17. Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 9 2013)

      Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul As wireless operators expand their 4G LTE rollouts into secondary and tertiary markets, where they tend to have little, if any, wireline facilities, they have turned to a host of independent telcos for wireless backhaul services. How are carriers like Frontier, Shentel, and Hawaiian Telcom taking advantage of the backhaul opportunity? (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom   Frontier

    18. Fibertech wraps up Conn. fiber network expansion; may be acquisition target

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 1 2013)

      Fibertech wraps up Conn. fiber network expansion; may be acquisition target Fibertech Networks, a competitive fiber-centric provider serving businesses in the eastern and central United States, has added over 850 miles of fiber to its network in Connecticut, giving it over 3,500 of its own fiber route miles in the state. The provider's service reach has sparked some speculation as to whether it is an acquisition target as the market consolidates. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Metro Ethernet Forum   Cincinnati Bell

    19. Tech Valley targets Tier 2, 3 markets with its 10 Gbps service drive

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 27 2013)

      Tech Valley targets Tier 2, 3 markets with its 10 Gbps service drive

      Tech Valley Communications, a fiber-centric competitive provider, has introduced a new capability that will enable it to deliver 10 Gbps Carrier Ethernet and optical wavelength services in 10 days.

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      Mentions:   Lightower

    20. AT&T touts Carrier Ethernet services to K-12 schools

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 26 2013)

      AT&T touts Carrier Ethernet services to K-12 schools

      AT&T's Carrier Ethernet services are finding utility with a number of K-12 local schools and school districts that need higher bandwidth to comply with statewide online assessments and satisfy the growing presence of mobile devices and distance learning programs.

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    21. PEG Bandwidth lands 473-site Carrier Ethernet backhaul expansion deal

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 25 2013)

      PEG Bandwidth lands 473-site Carrier Ethernet backhaul expansion deal

      PEG Bandwidth, an alternative wireless backhaul specialist, has secured an Carrier Ethernet backhaul agreement supporting an additional 473 sites for an unnamed major 4G wireless operator.

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    22. tw telecom promotes Tina Davis, Mike Rouleau to regulatory posts

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 19 2013)

      tw telecom promotes Tina Davis, Mike Rouleau to regulatory posts tw telecom is adding new regulatory duties to two of its top executives, Mike Rouleau and Tina Davis, to accommodate the upcoming retirement of Paul Jones, EVP of General Counsel and Regulatory Policy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    23. Zayo completes Anoka County, Minn., middle mile network

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 18 2013)

      Zayo completes Anoka County, Minn., middle mile network

      Zayo has put the final touches on the "Connect Anoka County" project, a middle mile network that will provide connectivity across unserved and underserved northwest, northeast, and southeast areas in Anoka County, Minn.

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    24. Verizon brings Private IP service to Equinix data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 14 2013)

      Verizon brings Private IP service to Equinix data centers

      Verizon is extending its Private IP service to Equinix's International Business Exchange data centers worldwide to accommodate the growth of cloud computing and software-as-a-service applications.  One of the value-added capabilities Verizon can bring to the table will be 100 Gigabit Ethernet capabilities it recently added to the Private IP service.

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