1. Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul

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    1. Industry Spotlight: 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network’s Sean Baillie

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Apr 15 2014)

      Industry Spotlight: 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network’s Sean Baillie

      The Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland fiber market is one of the most dynamic in the world. With more than 800 route miles of high-fiber-count cables crisscrossing the region and an expanding portfolio of products, 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network is a rising, independent provider in a geography that is on everyone’s radar.

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    2. Unite Private Networks lays out 200-mile fiber network expansion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 9 2014)

      Unite Private Networks lays out 200-mile fiber network expansion

      Serving a mix of service provider, government, data center and enterprise business customers, the new route will provide two main benefits: broadening the availability of lit services such as Carrier Ethernet and wavelength services and dark fiber, while offering what it claims to be lower latency and diversity from existing carrier networks in the region.

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    3. Fiber 'Has Started to Shake Up the Services Markets'

      Explore Channel Partners Magazine (Apr 7 2014)

      Fiber 'Has Started to Shake Up the Services Markets'

      VSG says fiber is the optimal wireline access technology for delivery of higher speed network services, including carrier Ethernet and IP/MPLS VPNs, as well for cloud and Internet connectivity and mobile backhaul . "During the past year, network ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group

    4. SPONSORED CONTENT: Accelerating Wholesale Carrier Ethernet: 4 Success Factors

      Explore Overture (Mar 24 2014)

      SPONSORED CONTENT: Accelerating Wholesale Carrier Ethernet: 4 Success Factors

      As Ethernet services have grown in popularity, communications service providers (CSPs) are coming to terms with the fact that, in order to deliver this popular offering to multi-site enterprise customers, they must partner with other operators to expand their service footprint and reach.

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      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan   Heavy Reading   Metro Ethernet Forum

    5. Capitalizing On Software

      Explore DatacenterDynamics (Mar 17 2014)

      Capitalizing On Software

      US data center provider CoreSite did exactly this in January 2011 with CENX, which operates Carrier Ethernet Exchanges providing access to more than 15 million Ethernet service locations and creates its own software offering route optimization with provisioning and troubleshooting. The agreement pushed CENX ... The CENX presence meant CoreSite could offer integrated Carrier Ethernet services , IP, voice and video connections over a single or protected high-speed connection.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Metro Ethernet Forum

    6. SDN Can Save $9 Billion in Mobile Backhaul OpEx, New Study Predicts

      Explore CEN Feature (Mar 6 2014)

      SDN Can Save $9 Billion in Mobile Backhaul OpEx, New Study Predicts

      Mobile operators are between a rock and hard place. On one side, their margins are squeezed by fierce competition from one another and from over-the-top (OTT) players. On the other, their networks are swamped with data traffic that Cisco says increased by 81 percent in just the past year

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    7. Consolidated's Q4 2013 revenue declines to $148M but ILEC sees uptick in broadband and business data services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 27 2014)

      Consolidated's Q4 2013 revenue declines to $148M but ILEC sees uptick in broadband and business data services

      Consolidated Communications reported that fourth-quarter 2013 revenues declined year-over-year to $148 million as increases in data and video revenues were more than offset by declines in subsidies and network access revenues. Two particular areas of growth were metro Ethernet and wireless backhaul, which Currey said "continues to be solid." During the quarter, the service provider installed fiber to 96 new cell sites, bringing its total for the year to 210.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications   SureWest

    8. Lumos to add 200 wireless towers to fiber network in 2014

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 26 2014)

      Lumos to add 200 wireless towers to fiber network in 2014

      Through its "Project Ark" initiative, Lumos Networks is building a fiber and Ethernet MPLS/IP-based overlay network that's specifically designed to handle FTTC traffic within its network. However, it also will be available to select large enterprise customers.

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    9. Fibertech wraps its 1,000-mile Ohio network expansion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 19 2014)

      Fibertech wraps its 1,000-mile Ohio network expansion

      Fibertech Networks has put the finishing touches on its network expansion project in Ohio, adding more than 1,000 miles of new fiber in Akron, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo.  The competitive carrier can now serve as another business service and wholesale service alternative to area telcos such as AT&T (NYSE: T) and Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB). Prospective customers will be able to get access to its suite of collocation, optical services, point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet service ranging from 5 Mbps to 100 Gbps.

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      Mentions:   Cincinnati Bell

    10. Comcast's TWC deal will deepen its medium business Ethernet niche

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 13 2014)

      Comcast's TWC deal will deepen its medium business Ethernet niche

      It makes sense for cable operators like Comcast to expand their presence in the medium-sized business space. They can not only leverage their growing base of fiber plant to deliver Carrier Ethernet, but also appeal to businesses that are looking for alternatives to the limitations of copper-based T1 circuits that they got from local ILECs.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable   Level (3)

    11. SDN-driven backhaul could save carriers $9B by 2017

      Explore FierceWireless (Feb 12 2014)

      SDN-driven backhaul could save carriers $9B by 2017

      Software-defined networking (SDN) could save operators $9 billion in mobile backhaul-related operating expenses by 2017 as they gain the ability to dynamically manage traffic and backhaul bandwidth, according to fresh research.

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      Mentions:   NFV

    12. Tellabs: SDN could reduce carrier opex by up to $9bn globally by 2017

      Explore Telecoms.com (Feb 11 2014)

      Tellabs: SDN could reduce carrier opex by up to $9bn globally by 2017

      SDN could  help operators reduce operating expenses by as much as $9bn globally by 2017. Tellabs, the author of the study, explained that opex savings are expected to be much greater than capex savings across five key network applications in every year until 2017.

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      Mentions:   Deutsche Telekom

    13. Fibertech snaps up fiber-based small cell network build

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 6 2014)

      Fibertech snaps up fiber-based small cell network build

      Fibertech Networks has reached another milestone in its wireless backhaul service drive, activating an outdoor fiber-based metro small site for a wireless operator carrying commercial traffic.

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      Mentions:   Infonetics   FairPoint Communications

    14. Integra Ethernet over Copper footprint surpasses 460,000 businesses

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 5 2014)

      Integra Ethernet over Copper footprint surpasses 460,000 businesses

      Integra is continuing its aggressive Ethernet buildout strategy, expanding its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network to another 43 fiber-fed ILEC Local Serving Offices (LSOs).

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    15. Service Provider Edge Router Market to Approach $9 Billion in 2018, According to Dell'Oro Group

      Explore Market News, Real (Feb 5 2014)

      Service Provider Edge Router Market to Approach $9 Billion in 2018, According to Dell'Oro Group

      According to a newly published report by Dell'Oro Group, investment in routers for mobile backhaul networks will be the primary driver for the Service Provider Edge Router market through 2018

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    16. Integra soups up Western U.S. 100G fiber reach, adds Salt Lake City to Sacramento route

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 29 2014)

      Integra soups up Western U.S. 100G fiber reach, adds Salt Lake City to Sacramento route

      Integra is giving its wholesale and business service customers on the West Coast another connectivity option by enabling a long-haul fiber network route providing a connection between Salt Lake City to Sacramento.

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    17. Global mobile backhaul kit market worth $8bn by 2018

      Explore Total Telecom (Jan 29 2014)

      Global mobile backhaul kit market worth $8bn by 2018

      The global mobile backhaul equipment market will be worth $8 billion by 2018, predicted Dell'Oro on Wednesday. According to the research firm, routers and switches revenue will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5% and comprise 35% of ...

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    18. FiberLight reaches halfway point of Texas expansion project, completes 4,500 miles

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 28 2014)

      FiberLight reaches halfway point of Texas expansion project, completes 4,500 miles

      FiberLight is growing its competitive stance in Texas by finishing the construction of over 4,500 miles of its planned 8,800 mile expansion across the central and western parts of the state.  "The first phase of this was to connect and provide both dark fiber and Ethernet to cell towers throughout this entire footprint."

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    19. Dell'Oro: 100G DWDM wavelengths to drive optical transport to $15B by 2018

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 27 2014)

      Dell'Oro: 100G DWDM wavelengths to drive optical transport to $15B by 2018

      Ongoing sales of DWDM equipment, particularly platforms that support 100G wavelengths, will drive up total optical transport revenues to $15 billion by 2018, says Dell'Oro Group in its latest report.

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    20. FirstLight drives value through local presence and support

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 23 2014)

      FirstLight drives value through local presence and support

      Van Wagenen: We're seeing that the preferred service is fiber-based Carrier Ethernet for wireless backhaul and also we're also starting to see requests for dark fiber as well. Given the density of our fiber networks in the markets we operate, we have the ability to offer dark fiber solutions to our wireless carriers and to our enterprise carriers.

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      Mentions:   Lightower

    21. AT&T withdraws its special access tariff proposal

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 9 2014)

      AT&T withdraws its special access tariff proposal

      AT&T has gotten permission from the FCC to withdraw its proposed tariff changes on TDM-based special access services it sells to competitive service providers.

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      Mentions:   Oracle

    22. Carrier Ethernet 2.0 lays new interconnection, wireless backhaul blueprint – Year in Review 2013

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 20 2013)

      Carrier Ethernet 2.0 lays new interconnection, wireless backhaul blueprint – Year in Review 2013

      The news: This was a big year for the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). Not only did it turn 40 years old, but the MEF introduced its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 specification. Taking off from where Carrier Ethernet 1.0 left off, the CE 2.0 specification includes three new elements: a standardized interconnection method for service providers; management; and multiple Classes of Services (Multi-CoS) for eight services.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   Vertical Systems Group   Metro Ethernet Forum

    23. Google Fiber sparks competition, FCC revises CAF rules and other top stories of 2013

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 20 2013)

      Google Fiber sparks competition, FCC revises CAF rules and other top stories of 2013

      Now that we're reaching the end of the year, FierceTelecom is once again counting down the story lines that shaped the telecom industry in 2013.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Time Warner Cable   Frontier

    24. CENX Carrier Ethernet Management Software Gains a Tier 1 Customer

      Explore CEN Feature (Dec 17 2013)

      CENX Carrier Ethernet Management Software Gains a Tier 1 Customer

      CENX’s Carrier Ethernet provisioning and troubleshooting software received a vote of confidence December 10 when the company announced that a Tier 1 U.S. operator had placed a “multi-million dollar” order for the offering. The operator’s name was not revealed but it apparently is a wireless carrier.

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