1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. Zayo wraps up integration of 360Networks' long haul network

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 26 2012)

      Zayo wraps up integration of 360Networks' long haul network

      Zayo Group has completed another step in building its empire by completing the integration of 360Networks' long haul network. Zayo now has a combined national network that spans 45,000 route miles in 42 states and over 70 metro markets. Existing 360networks and Zayo customers will be able to tap into deeper metro asset network links in key markets such as Denver, Phoenix, Spokane, Las Vegas and others to get access to the larger national footprint. Zayo will also provide interconnect points between the formerly independent networks in 11 other locations in the Midwest, Northwest, and West states. Additionally, customers ...

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      Mentions:   Zayo Group   Zayo   Comcast Business Services

    2. Primus fans out Ethernet over Copper reach into more Canadian cities

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 26 2012)

      Primus fans out Ethernet over Copper reach into more Canadian cities

      Primus Canada, PTGi's Canadian subsidiary, will give more businesses in its serving areas the option to purchase its Ethernet over Copper (EoC)-based BEX (Business Ethernet Xtended) service. Driven by what it says is greater demand for the service that it initially launched last March targeting SMBs, BEX is now available in Vancouver, Edmonton, Brampton and London, Canada.  

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      Mentions:   NuVox   MegaPath

    3. AT&T next-gen business services represent $6.2B wireline revenue stream

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 26 2012)

      AT&T next-gen business services represent $6.2B wireline revenue stream

      While AT&T's wireline segment continues to suffer the expected growing pains of declining POTS voice revenue and legacy business services, IP-based business communications continues to rise, a trend that was evident in its Q1 2012 financial results. 

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Zayo Group   Integra Telecom

    4. MegaPath entices SMBs, enterprises to the cloud with new storage, data backup service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 24 2012)

      MegaPath entices SMBs, enterprises to the cloud with new storage, data backup service

      MegaPath is tapping into the potentially lucrative cloud services market with its latest Hosted Data Backup and Storage offering for SMBs and enterprises.  

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      Mentions:   MegaPath

    5. AT&T wireline rises 2.4% with strong gains in next-gen consumer, business services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 24 2012)

      AT&T wireline rises 2.4% with strong gains in next-gen consumer, business services

      The saving grace for AT&T's (NYSE: T) wireline unit in Q1 2012 continues to be its IP-based consumer U-verse service and next-gen businesses services, the company's Tuesday morning report shows. Click here for selected slides from AT&T's investor presentation. AT&T's wireline operating income was $1.8 billion, up 2.4 percent over Q1 2011, yet down 1.2 percent from Q4 2011. Likewise, total Q1 wireline revenues were $14.9 billion, down 0.8 percent versus the same period in 2011 and down slightly sequentially. However, AT&T said that "improved consumer and ...

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    6. Sizing up Connection-Oriented Ethernet approaches: A new eBook from FierceTelecom

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 23 2012)

      Sizing up Connection-Oriented Ethernet approaches: A new eBook from FierceTelecom

      There's no question that Ethernet has become the accepted service of choice for data that service providers are using for their business and wholesale customers. But an emerging group of vendors, service providers and standards groups are driving a new generation of Ethernet called Connection-Oriented Ethernet (COE). Offering the deterministic qualities that traditional service providers love about SONET and the flexibility of Ethernet, COE has emerged as a high performance version of point-to-point Carrier Ethernet (CE). However, COE is not just one standard, but a collection of implementations that leverage Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), IEEE, IETF and ITU-T standards ...

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      Mentions:   IEEE   Metro Ethernet Forum   IETF

    7. Wireline in the first quarter of 2012

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 20 2012)

      Wireline in the first quarter of 2012

      How did the wireline industry perform in the first quarter of 2012? Check in here throughout the first quarter earnings report season for a summary of results from the wireline industry's service providers and network equipment manufacturers. Each abbreviated summary links to a full article covering a provider's fourth quarter report. Also, don't forget to check out our second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 wrap-up pages. And check back in throughout the earnings season to see all of FierceTelecom's related Q1 2012 earnings. April 19 Verizon (NYSE: VZ)The carrier's wireline ...

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Frontier Communications   Zayo

    8. Windstream hits new wholesale note with carrier switched Ethernet product

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 19 2012)

      Windstream hits new wholesale note with carrier switched Ethernet product

      Targeting both its wireline and wireless operator customers, the new service will provide customers access to its Ethernet service within its ILEC footprint through an External-Network to Network Interconnection (E-NNI) agreement.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Paetec

    9. Alpheus Communications sees uptick in wholesale service sales, plots growth

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 19 2012)

      Alpheus Communications sees uptick in wholesale service sales, plots growth

      Alpheus Leveraging a mix of copper, fiber and Ethernet-based services, Alpheus has become a viable alternative wholesale provider to wireline and wireless operators in the Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston (aka DASH) markets. Over its copper and fiber network infrastructure, the service provider can offer an entire suite of products, including Ethernet services, Internet, dark fiber and managed wavelength services at speeds that can scale from DS-1 to OC-192. In particular, the service provider has seen its greatest demand from wireless operators expanding their 4G/LTE buildouts that are increasingly migrating from SONET-based services to Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   Level (3)   Alpheus Communications   Comcast Business Services

    10. MegaPath among largest Ethernet over Copper players

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 17 2012)

      MegaPath among largest Ethernet over Copper players

      Communications network provide MegaPath Corp.'s aggressive Ethernet over Copper buildout has put the carrier among the nation's largest providers of EoC service, reaching over 19 major markets, the company said in a statement. San Jose, Calif.-based MegaPath currently offers EoC services in major, high-profile markets, including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, San Francisco and the District of Columbia, delivering symmetrical speeds from 2 to 45 Mbps. In the past year, MegaPath has aggressively expanded its EoC footprint. In September, it announced it would provide the service on a nationwide basis. Since January, the company had ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   MegaPath   MegaPath Wholesale

    11. Welcome 2012's wholesale service provider leaders

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 16 2012)

      Welcome 2012's wholesale service provider leaders

      Ethernet rules: Ethernet continues to be a lynchpin service for wholesale service providers. The service has become accepted not only by businesses for their data needs but also for a host of wholesale applications, including providing off-net circuits for service providers having to go out of their own wireline region and wireless backhaul. Again, incumbent players continued to expand the reach of their Ethernet service networks.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   MegaPath

    12. Bill Cheek, CenturyLink

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 16 2012)

      Bill Cheek, CenturyLink

      Despite the fact that overall wholesale revenues in Q4 2011 declined 4 percent to $955 million, a factor reflecting the decline in legacy services, WMG's real growth is driven by emerging services like wireless backhaul. WMG reported $564 million in strategic revenues in the fourth quarter, up 5.4 percent due to ongoing wireless backhaul sales and wholesale Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   Integra Telecom

    13. Wholesale provider leaders to watch in 2012

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 16 2012)

      Wholesale provider leaders to watch in 2012

      One of the key overall themes that has emerged over past two years in the wholesale service space is the rapid consolidation of service providers serving this market, looking to increase their fiber footprints to serve other carriers, including wireless operators with fiber and Ethernet wireless backhaul services.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   EarthLink   Zayo

    14. Mike Daniel, Integra Telecom

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 16 2012)

      Mike Daniel, Integra Telecom

      Daniel's wholesale division offers a wide mix of services for service providers including: Ethernet (E-Line), optical private line (both traditional TDM and Ethernet Private Line), Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) and ISDN-PRI voice services.

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      Mentions:   Integra Telecom   EarthLink   Level (3)

    15. Mike Millegan, Verizon Wholesale

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 16 2012)

      Mike Millegan, Verizon Wholesale

      Millegan Mike Millegan, Global President of Verizon Wholesale (NYSE: VZ), is operating in a unit that's transitioning to one where collaboration among other teams, including its government and traditional enterprise, is becoming more of the rule rather than the exception at the telco. Last December, Lowell McAdam decided to the realign the service provider's business, government and wholesale operations under one common organization. But corporate transitions are nothing new for Millegan. A 32-plus year veteran of the telecom industry, he began his work with the telco at GTE, a predecessor to Verizon Communications and one of the largest ...

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      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan   Comcast Business Services   MegaPath Wholesale

    16. Fibertech Indianapolis network expansion targets new business service opportunities

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2012)

      Fibertech Indianapolis network expansion targets new business service opportunities

      Having operated in the Indianapolis community for 11 years, the new network will enable a host of vertical market segments, including healthcare, financial, education and government organizations and other medium and large businesses, to get access to optical services, Ethernet, and dark fiber services.

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      Mentions:   Zayo   Comcast Business Services

    17. tw telecom ups its Minnesota colocation bandwidth

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2012)

      tw telecom ups its Minnesota colocation bandwidth

      tw telecom has expanded its colocation facilities in Minnetonka, Minn. (a city close to Minneapolis/St. Paul) as a foundation to meet potential growth opportunities from its area customers. Overall, the service provider has two colocation centers in the Twin Cities area with almost 100,000 square feet of space. 

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      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Comcast Business Services

    18. SRP Telecom introduces 40G data center transport service in Phoenix

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      SRP Telecom introduces 40G data center transport service in Phoenix

      SRP Telecom is providing local Phoenix, Ariz. businesses and service providers a new, up-to-40 Gbps optical metro transport service to connect with the region's key data center provider sites, including IO Phoenix, IO Scottsdale and Phoenix NAP. Detail of SRP's Phoenix area network and data center connections. Click here for a closer view (PDF). Scaling from as low as 1 Gbps speeds, the hybrid Carrier Ethernet/optical wavelength service also provides necessary physical layer diversity over its 1,600-route-mile Phoenix dark fiber network.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   Zayo

    19. Zayo doubles reach of Nashville area fiber network

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      Zayo doubles reach of Nashville area fiber network

      Zayo Group has put the finishing touches on its network expansion in the Nashville area, doubling its fiber route mile reach to 104 miles. By adding these miles, the service provider will be able to provide its suite of dark fiber, Ethernet and wavelength services to the cities of Franklin, Brentwood and Oak Hill, Tenn. Zayo's Nashville fiber network. The blue route indicates metro fiber; the pink route a fiber build. The Nashville project is part of Zayo's broader move to up its network holdings throughout Tennessee. Already offering metro and long haul optical services in both Johnson ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Zayo

    20. Frontier completes 14-state conversion of Verizon's rural lines

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 3 2012)

      Frontier completes 14-state conversion of Verizon's rural lines

      Despite their challenges, with this conversion now firmly in place, the service provider is turning its attention to expanding its consumer broadband capabilities and building out its backbone network to support metro Ethernet, as well as improving its video caching capabilities per its recent agreement with BTI.

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      Mentions:   Frontier

    21. Europe's business fiber access grows, still trails U.S., says Vertical

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 2 2012)

      Europe's business fiber access grows, still trails U.S., says Vertical

      European service providers' ongoing effort to install more fiber into buildings to accommodate business services drove up availability to 20.5 percent of commercial buildings throughout the region.  

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Level (3)

    22. Zayo adds 162 miles of fiber to EAGLE-Net's Colorado network footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 30 2012)

      Zayo adds 162 miles of fiber to EAGLE-Net's Colorado network footprint

      Zayo is putting more fiber in EAGLE-Net Alliance's (Educational Access Gateway Learning Environment Network) diet as part of an effort to help the cooperative middle mile provider reach its network expansion goals in Colorado. Under the terms of the agreement, Zayo will add 162 miles of fiber connecting EAGLE-Net's locations from Denver to Burlington in eastern Colorado. This fiber network extension complements the dark fiber connections Zayo already provides for EAGLE-Net's sites in Cheyenne, Wyo. and Branson, Colo., near the New Mexico border. Randy Zila, CEO of EAGLE-Net, said that the new agreement will help it meet ...

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    23. Overture names Velez as VP of Latin America, Caribbean sales

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 29 2012)

      Overture Networks has added some new muscle to its Caribbean and Latin American sales team by naming Mario Velez as the region's new vice president of sales. Velez has plenty of experience to draw from in helping to shape the vendor's Latin America drive. Before coming to Overture, he oversaw ECI Telecom's Andean and Southern Cone operations. In addition to ECI, Velez held a number of sales and executive management positions with BT (NYSE: BT), Worldcom--now Verizon Business (NYSE: VZ), UUNET (also now part of Verizon Business), Facturnet, Grupo ONO and Telkonet. Coming on the heels of ...

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      Mentions:   Cyan   Telefónica   America Movil

    24. AboveNet extends service reach - including Ethernet - into Toronto

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 28 2012)

      AboveNet extends service reach - including Ethernet - into Toronto

      AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT), which has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Zayo, continues to expand its network and its move into the lucrative Toronto market illustrates that ongoing trend for the fiber-centric service provider. Rajiv Datta, chief operating officer at AboveNet, said "This expansion enables AboveNet to serve the high bandwidth network requirements of enterprises and data centers in Toronto and to provide connectivity to key markets in the U.S. and Europe." It will provide its suite of MAN (Metro Area Network) and WAN (Wide Area Network) solutions, including Ethernet and optical wavelength services to both area ...

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      Mentions:   Zayo

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