1. Articles from Sean Buckley

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Lightower

    4. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

    5. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

    6. 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)

    7. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo

    8. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

    9. tw telecom brings fiber connection to Sentinel's NC data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 12 2013)

      tw telecom brings fiber connection to Sentinel's NC data center tw telecom is extending its fiber network to Sentinel Data Centers' NC-1 carrier neutral data center in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Sentinel began building the 420,000 square foot facility late last year, and the first phase will be commissioned this month. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

    10. 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

    11. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   Zayo   Level (3)

    12. 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)

    13. 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)

    14. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   TeleGeography

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

    18. 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)

    19. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   NuVox

    20. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

    21. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   tw telecom   Level (3)

    22. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    23. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    24. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom

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