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Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul
It’s been almost three years now since Lumos Networks split off from nTelos, taking its fiber business on an independent path. In the time since, they have been expanding their reach both into new geographies and to new opportunities within their existing footprint.(Read Full Article)
Tower Cloud has enhanced its product portfolio outside of being just a wireless backhaul-centric provider by serving up a new line of Ethernet Private Line services for enterprise customers.(Read Full Article)
Vodafone is increasing its presence in the Americas region to better serve its large multinational corporation (MNC) customers by adding 21 new points of presence (PoPs) in North America and 12 in South America and Latin America.(Read Full Article)
The need to meet growing demand from enterprises wanting to access newer applications, adopt cloud services, and connect multiple offices drives growth for the wholesale Carrier Ethernet services market according to a new report.(Read Full Article)
HEADLINE2New System Combines Gigabit Wireless Transport Speeds With Advanced Service-Aware Networking Features
LAS VEGAS, Sep 02, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation VTSS, +0.00% a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks, announced that Vubiq Networks is using Vitesse's CEServices™ software, Serval-Lite™ VSC7416Carrier Ethernet switch engine, and VSC8574Gigabit Ethernet PHY for Vubiq Networks' latest generation 60GHz millimeter wave wireless system targeted at wireless fiber extension and 4G / LTE backhaul applications.
Industry experts expect the unlicensed 60GHz band to add significantly more capacity to 4G LTE and LTE-Advanced networks, easing overcrowding ...(Read Full Article)
By Claire Cleveland
Korea-based equipment vendor HFR is collaborating with Zoho's WebNMS on an Ethernet solution for mobile backhaul.
The HFR HA-800 series of networking systems has integrated the WebNMS Carrier Ethernet Management Solution to provide management of high-performance services from client to core.(Read Full Article)
WebNMS, a provider of network orchestration solutions, has announced its partnership with HFR, a Korean vendor of wired and wireless network equipment.
As part of the agreement, HFR HA-800 series of networking systems has integrated the WebNMS Carrier Ethernet Management Solution to provide management of services from client to core.(Read Full Article)
OptiSwitch 9244 compact platform compliments broad line of solutions enabling service providers to deploy differentiated Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services
CHATSWORTH, Calif.--Aug. 20, 2014-- MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a leading provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that its OptiSwitch® 9244 10GE pre-aggregation platform is the latest solution in the OptiSwitch portfolio to be compliant with the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 specifications. Additional OptiSwitch solutions achieving MEF CE 2.0 certification include the OptiSwitch 940, OptiSwitch 906G and OptiSwitch 606 platforms, together creating a robust portfolio of metro access devices ...(Read Full Article)
The wireless backhaul specialist PEG Bandwith is putting resources into its intercity links. This morning they announced a new, more direct 100G Carrier Ethernet route between Dallas, Texas and Jackson, MS. … [ ](Read Full Article)
Another element that will expand Lumos' wireless backhaul ambitions is its Project Ark initiative, an 850-mile MEF certified Carrier Ethernet MPLS/IP network overlay designed primarily for FTTC traffic. Lumos said that Project Ark is set to be ...(Read Full Article)
Chicago has been a key growth target for WOW! Business' wholesale division. In early April, the service provider rolled out its Ethernet and session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking services in Chicago.(Read Full Article)
As the provider of operations support software underlying network operator Carrier Ethernet deployments, CENX has some unique insight on the Carrier Ethernet market.(Read Full Article)
Lumos Networks has added 15,000 buildings to its "near-net" list, which means that fiber connectivity can be extended to the building without the need for a public right of way permit.(Read Full Article)
FirstLight Fiber was born out of the combination of three network operators operating in neighboring regions: Tech Valley communications in Upstate New York, SegTel in New Hampshire, and TelJet in Vermont. The company has a unique footprint in a part of the country that really doesn’t get its share of attention when it comes to internet infrastructure.(Read Full Article)
Both segments are growing at a healthy clip and will continue to do so, with Ethernet services growing about twice as fast as IP MPLS VPNs through 2017,” said Michael Howard, principal analyst for carrier networks and co-founder of Infonetics Research. The increase was driven by cloud services accessed via IP VPNs, Ethernet services , and mobile backhaul transport over Ethernet services .(Read Full Article)
Big Telecom Event: SDN, PSTN Sunset and More Software defined networking (SDN), network function virtualization (NFV), and the PSTN sunset were hot topics at the Big Telecom Event in Chicago this week. Here are the five stories I thought would be of greatest interest to Telecompetitor readers, including those hot topics and more: 1-SDN for the STB. The University of New Hampshire...(Read Full Article)
Revenue from Ethernet services delivered on 10GE and 100GE is forecast by Infonetics Research to grow 300 percent between 2013 and 2018. Michael Howard, principal analyst for carrier networks and co-founder of Infonetics, reports that Ethernet is gaining the upper hand over IP MPLS-based VPN services, growing nearly "twice as fast as IP MPLS VPNs through 2017."(Read Full Article)
Ethernet is on a serious roll. A new Infonetics Research report predicts that the global Ethernet services and IP MPLS VPN services markets totaled $62.6 billion last year, up from 12 percent in 2012. Cloud services – accessed via IP VPNs, Ethernet services and mobile backhaul transport over Ethernet services – are a big reason for the momentum.(Read Full Article)
FiberLight continues to make progress with its fiber-network buildout in Texas, announcing that that in the first five months of 2014 it connected more than 600 cell towers and installed nearly 5,500 route miles across the state.(Read Full Article)
FiberLight, LLC’s Texas Expansion efforts continue to bring much-needed connectivity to the state of Texas. In the first five months of 2014, FiberLight has made significant progress on two major fronts, including supporting cell phone towers with wireless backhaul and connecting smaller, more remote regions of the state to...(Read Full Article)
Earning another stripe on its uniform, Cox Business has received Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), putting it in position to offer more advanced Ethernet services to its commercial customers. Cox Business, the commercial services arm of Cox Communications Inc. , thus becomes the third major US MSO business services unit to gain the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 blessing from Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) .(Read Full Article)
- MSG10K is the Leading Carrier-Grade Multi-Service Gateway Product -
- MSG10K Already Deployed to Provide Wireless Broadband Access on Softbank 4G/LTE Mobile Network -
HONG KONG, June 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --UTStarcom (Nasdaq:UTSI), a global telecommunications infrastructure provider, announced today that it will market to a global customer base its carrier-class multi-service gateway technology, MSG10K, that combines routing, switching, WLAN gateway and access controller functionalities into a unified multi-core system. The MSG10K helps telecommunications carriers to meet with the skyrocketing customer demand for mobile data and deliver the best mobile experience with the lowest possible capital and operating costs.
UTStarcom's ...(Read Full Article)
Infonetics: Microwave Equipment Revenue Drops 7% in One Year The market for microwave equipment – time-division multiplexing (TDM), Ethernet, and dual Ethernet-TDM microwave equipment – contracted in 1Q 2014 as price pressures and competition from alternative network technologies, particularly fiber-based backhaul solutions, constrained growth, according to Infonetics Research’s latest...(Read Full Article)
Towards the close of the 20th century, Ethernet's standards gurus—the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) and the IEEE 802.3 committee—began the next series of changes that would enable it to operate seamlessly across WANs. Today, it's the medium ... and WAN services.(Read Full Article)