1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. Fibertech lights up 100G metro Ethernet service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 17 2013)

      Fibertech lights up 100G metro Ethernet service

      Fibertech Networks, a competitive service provider, has introduced a new 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) service for its growing business and carrier customers.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Cincinnati Bell

    2. AT&T ramps up its managed security push, adds mobile device management

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 11 2013)

      AT&T ramps up its managed security push, adds mobile device management

      As illustrated in its Q2 earnings, strategic services like managed security continue to be a big driver in its business revenue mix. During the quarter, advanced business solutions such as managed security, VPN, Carrier Ethernet and hosting services, grew 15 percent year-over-year.

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    3. Integra extends fiber network to Minneapolis area to target business opportunities

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 4 2013)

      Integra extends fiber network to Minneapolis area to target business opportunities

      Integra is extending its fiber network to Minneapolis, with plans to build out about 1,600 fiber miles as a way to attract new business customer opportunities that exist in the city's Central Business District.

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    4. FairPoint tapped to provide CoverageCo's small-cell backhaul service in rural Vermont

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 3 2013)

      FairPoint tapped to provide CoverageCo's small-cell backhaul service in rural Vermont

      With a focus on helping enable existing wireless operators to expand their rural coverage through roaming agreements, CoverageCo. will use FairPoint's fiber and Ethernet-based wholesale services as the transport mechanism to serve 200 miles of rural Vermont, beginning with service in Orange County.

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      Mentions:   Informa   FairPoint Communications

    5. Hibernia Networks enhances Ethernet reach with Atrato IP Networks acquisition

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 30 2013)

      Hibernia Networks enhances Ethernet reach with Atrato IP Networks acquisition

      Hibernia Networks is beefing up its IP and Carrier Ethernet services portfolio by purchasing Atrato IP Networks, a provider of IP transit and carrier services.

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      Mentions:   NTT

    6. AT&T plays cable catch-up game with 45 Mbps broadband market expansion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 29 2013)

      AT&T plays cable catch-up game with 45 Mbps broadband market expansion

      Leveraging their existing HFC plant and their DOCSIS 3.0 upgrades, all of the top MSOs, including Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) already offer 50, 75 and 100 Mbps tiers. In addition, launched 305 Mbps, Ethernet-based offering via its Xfinity service last September, and Charter was reportedly working on a 300 Mbps speed tier.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable

    7. FiberLight snags 20-year dark fiber agreement with Univ. of Virginia

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 27 2013)

      FiberLight snags 20-year dark fiber agreement with Univ. of Virginia

      FiberLight has won a 20-year contract to provide its dark fiber services to The University of Virginia. While the University of Virginia may be one of its first customers on the route, having the fiber in place means it could attract other area businesses and wireless operators that are looking for dark fiber and other solutions such as Carrier Ethernet and wavelength services.

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    8. XO Communications extends service footprint throughout Canada

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 20 2013)

      XO Communications extends service footprint throughout Canada

      XO Communications is extending its network service reach throughout the Canadian market using a mix of its own facilities and its growing base of service provider partnerships. The CLEC will offer its host of data and optical services, including Dedicated Internet Access, high-speed IP transit, MPLS IP-VPN, VPLS, Ethernet, Private Line and Wavelength services, to enterprise and wholesale customers.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications

    9. Wilcon expands Southern Calif. footprint with Freedom Dark Fiber Networks deal

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 13 2013)

      Wilcon expands Southern Calif. footprint with Freedom Dark Fiber Networks deal

      Wilcon, a West Coast-based fiber provider, immediately expanded its reach into the Southern California region by acquiring Freedom Dark Fiber Networks. They will jointly offer a suite of services including dark fiber, Carrier Ethernet services and managed optical wavelengths.

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    10. Integra extends fiber-based products to Montana

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 8 2013)

      Integra extends fiber-based products to Montana

      Integra Telecom is taking a leverage-and-extend approach in bringing its IP service portfolio to Montana by using the fiber network facilities that it purchased from Eschelon in 2007.

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      Mentions:   Integra Telecom

    11. Windstream's business, consumer broadband gains drive up revenues to $1.51B

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 8 2013)

      Windstream's business, consumer broadband gains drive up revenues to $1.51B

      Windstream reported that a rise in both business and consumer revenues were major factors in helping to increase revenues sequentially by $6 million to $1.51 billion and offset legacy wholesale and consumer declines.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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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    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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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    19. 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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    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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