1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. Alpheus gets $135 million in new funding

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 11 2013)

      Alpheus gets $135 million in new funding Alpheus Communications, a competitive provider focused on Texas' DASH (Dallas-Austin-San Antonio-Houston) market, has received $135 million in new funding from Bank Street Group LLC to refinance its current debt and fund growth. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Oracle   Alpheus Communications

    2. Tier 1 incumbents AT&T, Verizon, others meet wireless backhaul demand

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 11 2013)

      Tier 1 incumbents AT&T, Verizon, others meet wireless backhaul demand

      If the advent of Apple's iPhone is any indication, the proliferation of easy-to-use smart phones and tablet computers is driving a host of new bandwidth-hungry data and multimedia services. The rise in bandwidth-hungry traffic that users are accessing from their phones means that wireless operators require a higher speed wireless backhaul network.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Zayo   Level (3)

    3. Birch acquires Ernest Communications, expands business service reach across U.S., Canada

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 10 2013)

      Birch acquires Ernest Communications, expands business service reach across U.S., Canada Birch Communications is expanding its multisite business service capabilities by acquiring Ernest Communications, a voice and data services aggregator, for an undisclosed amount. The new assets will allow Birch to reach business customers across the United States and Canada. (Read Full Article)

    4. Zayo serves up U.S. West Coast 100G wavelength service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 7 2013)

      Zayo serves up U.S. West Coast 100G wavelength service Zayo has added a Seattle-to-Los Angeles fiber route offering 100G wavelength network services for its growing base of media content and internet companies that reside on the West Coast. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Level (3)

    5. Ethernet pricing varies widely between countries, study says

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 4 2013)

      Ethernet pricing varies widely between countries, study says

      Ethernet over MPLS may have surpassed legacy Frame Relay and ATM as a more flexible networking technology, but according to TeleGeography's Ethernet Pricing Service, pricing between countries remains inconsistent.

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      Mentions:   TeleGeography

    6. Finding new opportunities in the data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 28 2013)

      Finding new opportunities in the data center

      The data center market continues to evolve from a place where enterprises and service providers store racks of equipment to a platform for delivering managed services. One of the key trends driving the new interest in data centers, for both traditional providers and ILECs that are trying to transform themselves from voice-centric telcos, is cloud services.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Infonetics   Zayo

    7. Tech Valley hires Sidera veteran Mahoney to lead marketing, product management

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 21 2013)

      Tech Valley hires Sidera veteran Mahoney to lead marketing, product management Tech Valley Communications has named 20-year telecom veteran Maura Mahoney as its senior director of marketing and product management. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Lightower   sidera   Sidera Networks

    8. CenturyLink's Ewing: Carrier Ethernet to the tower will stabilize revenue in 2014, reduce maintenance costs

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 16 2013)

      CenturyLink's Ewing: Carrier Ethernet to the tower will stabilize revenue in 2014, reduce maintenance costs

      CenturyLink's chief financial officer said that its aggressive fiber to the tower plans will help it stabilize revenue and reduce maintenance costs. During the quarter, wholesale revenues slid 1.5 percent year-over-year to $573 million as declines in copper-based revenue were partially offset by increases in wireless carrier bandwidth demand and Ethernet sales.

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    9. Zayo's acquisitions drive up fiscal Q3 revenues to $251.4 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 16 2013)

      Zayo's acquisitions drive up fiscal Q3 revenues to $251.4 million Zayo reported that its fiscal third quarter 2013 revenues rose $7.9 million, sequentially, to $251.4 million due to an increase in net installations and growth, mainly from its acquisitions of First Telecom Services and Litecast. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Level (3)

    10. Windstream hires Nicklas away from XO Communications

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 15 2013)

      Windstream hires Nicklas away from XO Communications

      Windstream appointed Randy Nicklas, who was rumored to have left XO Communications recently, as its executive vice president of engineering and CTO. In his new role at Windstream, he will oversee network planning and engineering, outside plant, records and capital management.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   NuVox

    11. Alpheus Communications deepens Ethernet reach into Mexico via Marcatel

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 14 2013)

      Alpheus Communications deepens Ethernet reach into Mexico via Marcatel

      Alpehus Communications is giving service provider and enterprise customers that need access to Mexico an additional Carrier Ethernet connectivity option via a new Network to Network Interface (NNI) agreement with Monterey, Mexico-based Marcatel.

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    12. 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)

    13. 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)

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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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    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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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    22. 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

    23. 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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    24. 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

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