1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. Savvis enhances North American presence with Minneapolis data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 1 2013)

      Savvis enhances North American presence with Minneapolis data center

      Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud subsidiary, will expand its North American presence with the opening of a new data center in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area next spring. Similar to its next-gen Ethernet business services, the data hosting segment that Savvis operates has become a growth engine for its parent company. Second quarter colocation and managed hosting revenues rose 7.4 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   CenturyLink

    2. Pacnet penetrates U.S. market with tw telecom E-NNI agreement

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 30 2013)

      Pacnet penetrates U.S. market with tw telecom E-NNI agreement

      Pacnet, a competitive service provider focused on the Asia Pacific market, has established a new foothold in the U.S. business market by establishing an E-NNI (external network-to-network interconnection) agreement with tw telecom.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   tw telecom

    3. Sprint extends IP backbone in Paris via Neo Telecoms

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 27 2013)

      Sprint extends IP backbone in Paris via Neo Telecoms

      Europe has been a key growth area for Sprint's wireline services. To date, it offers MPLS services in 157 countries and Ethernet access in 80 countries as well as in 147 cities in the United States. It has been increasing its MPLS network and Ethernet presence through E-NNI (external-network to network interconnection) agreements with other carrier partners. 

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    4. Broadband Coalition:SMBs turn to CLECs for broadband, IP services:

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 27 2013)

      Broadband Coalition:SMBs turn to CLECs for broadband, IP services:

      The small to medium business (SMB) market is quite diverse, but the Broadband Coalition says in a new paper, "Broadband Innovators: Driving Small Business Forward" that those companies that  "adopt broadband and internet services are the fastest growing market segment." The group said that out of about $326 billion spent na­tionally on IT budgets, SMBs spend $293 billion.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   TeleGeography   tw telecom

    5. Integra connects its fiber network into 62 data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 25 2013)

      Integra connects its fiber network into 62 data centers

      Integra has connected its fiber network into 62 data centers, a milestone that shows that its growing fiber network can serve various purposes that are complementary to its business service focus.

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    6. GTT increases Asia-Pacific play by establishing network presence in Tokyo

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 25 2013)

      GTT increases Asia-Pacific play by establishing network presence in Tokyo

      Virtual network operator GTT has added Tokyo to its list of international destinations by establishing a point of presence in Japan's capitol city to provide multinational corporations a connection point into Asia. Complementing its own organic growth initiatives, GTT earlier this year purchased Inteliquent's global data services business. This acquisition gave it the EtherCloud wholesale platform that enables its network partners to buy and sell global Ethernet and VPLS connectivity.

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    7. tw telecom brings fiber-based services to 30 Bay Area data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 25 2013)

      tw telecom brings fiber-based services to 30 Bay Area data centers

      tw telecom may not be a data center provider itself, but with its fiber now being connected to over 30 sites in the San Francisco Bay Area it's clear that it has become a key data center provider partner.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom

    8. DukeNet bolsters FTTT initiative with connections to 3,500 cell sites

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 23 2013)

      DukeNet bolsters FTTT initiative with connections to 3,500 cell sites

      DukeNet, a regional provider, now reaches over 3,500 cell sites as part of its growing fiber to the tower program that provides services to a number of the top wireless operators. The service provider currently operates over 9,000 route miles of fiber in the Southeast that in addition to offering FTTT also provides business services such as Carrier Ethernet.

       
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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    9. Level 3 introduces cloud-based video conferencing solution

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 20 2013)

      Level 3 introduces cloud-based video conferencing solution

      Having these new cloud-based video conferencing services on hand means Level 3 Communications has another way to appeal to new multinational customers and existing customers who already use Level 3 for other services such as Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    10. AT&T, Microsoft enable private cloud networks for business customers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 19 2013)

      AT&T, Microsoft enable private cloud networks for business customers

      AT&T is helping business customers ease their transition to the cloud by enabling them to extend their private networks to Microsoft's cloud platform. As other legacy service revenues continue to decline, MPLS-based VPNs continue to be a bright spot in the telco's business revenues. In the second quarter, strategic business services--including VPN, Ethernet and hosting services--grew 15 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   America Movil   tw telecom

    11. FairPoint establishes Carrier Ethernet presence in New York City

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 18 2013)

      FairPoint establishes Carrier Ethernet presence in New York City

      FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) is enhancing the reach of its Carrier Ethernet capabilities by establishing a carrier Ethernet connection hub in New York City, giving business and carrier customers what it says is one-stop access to FairPoint's footprint in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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      Mentions:   Lightower   FairPoint Communications   Comcast Business Services

    12. 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

    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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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    19. 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

    20. 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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    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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