1. Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul

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    1. FiberLight Expands into Rural Texas

      Explore Telecompetitor (Jun 10 2014)

      FiberLight Expands into Rural Texas

      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...

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    2. Cox Joins Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Club

      Explore Light Reading (Jun 6 2014)

      Cox Joins Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Club

      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) .

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable   RCN Corp.

    3. Infonetics: Microwave Equipment Revenue Drops 7% in One Year

      Explore Telecompetitor (May 30 2014)

      Infonetics: Microwave Equipment Revenue Drops 7% in One Year

      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...

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      Mentions:   Infonetics

    4. Ethernet Evolves Again To Meet The Internet Of Things

      Explore Electronic Design (May 21 2014)

      Ethernet Evolves Again To Meet The Internet Of Things

      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.

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      Mentions:   LAN   IDC   OAM

    5. Bringing mobility outside: Small cell deployment strategies for malls, stadiums and more

      Explore FierceWireless (May 21 2014)

      Bringing mobility outside: Small cell deployment strategies for malls, stadiums and more

      Small cells are more than just an answer to persistent in-building penetration and high-density RF challenges. They are critical in satisfying user bandwidth capacity needs in difficult indoor environments like malls, stadiums and convention centers. Options for providing backhaul to the venue include getting a dedicated or best-effort Carrier Ethernet circuit to the venue from the local ILEC, CLEC or cable operator.

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    6. Windstream's Gardner: TDM-based wireless backhaul revenue headwinds to continue throughout 2014

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 21 2014)

      Windstream's Gardner: TDM-based wireless backhaul revenue headwinds to continue throughout 2014

      Windstream has been one of the most aggressive telcos rolling out fiber and Ethernet to cellular towers, but like other wireline providers, it continues to weather a tough revenue storm as its customers migrate off TDM circuits.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    7. Global Capacity, PEG Bandwidth target the rural market interconnection gap

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 20 2014)

      Global Capacity, PEG Bandwidth target the rural market interconnection gap

      Global Capacity and PEG Bandwidth are taking on the rural interconnection problem by establishing a new buy and sell agreement to procure off-net service connections for customers that need access to larger Tier 1 markets.

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    8. Cisco's service provider orders down 5 percent year-over-year, but Q3 revenues beat expectations

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 15 2014)

      Cisco's service provider orders down 5 percent year-over-year, but Q3 revenues beat expectations

      Cisco reported that while the service provider segment is improving, weak demand for its products drove orders down 5 percent year-over-year in fiscal third-quarter 2014.

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    9. Lumos' aggressive fiber build strategy will help it overcome TDM transition growing pains

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2014)

      Lumos' aggressive fiber build strategy will help it overcome TDM transition growing pains

      Lumos Networks' fiber expansion plans to support fiber to the cell (FTTC) tower for wireless backhaul and business services ambitions are taking shape. One of those growth sources will be Project ARK, a fiber and Ethernet MPLS/IP-based overlay network specifically designed to handle FTTC traffic. Connecting four markets within the telco's footprint, Project Ark will provide total bandwidth of about one terabyte and is built to handle FTTC traffic from 1,500 sites on Carrier Ethernet from an average of 1.5 tenants per site and 400 Mbps of throughput at each cell site.

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    10. Lumos adds 633 cell sites in Q1, reiterates year-end targets for more fiber to sites

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2014)

      Lumos adds 633 cell sites in Q1, reiterates year-end targets for more fiber to sites

      Lumos Networks reported that its fiber to the cell site (FTTC) business continued to perform well in the first quarter of 2014 as the telco added 633 sites, representing a year-over-year increase in total FTTC sites of 56 percent.

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    11. Frontier adds 37,200 new broadband customers, narrows customer losses

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 6 2014)

      Frontier adds 37,200 new broadband customers, narrows customer losses

      Frontier continued to see its residential broadband customer base soar in the first quarter as it added 37,200 new subscribers, ending the period with a total of 1.9 million customers. Frontier has been enhancing its business portfolio with new offerings, including its recently launched security suite for small businesses and expanding its Carrier Ethernet footprint in New York, for example.

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      Mentions:   Frontier

    12. Consolidated Communications' Q1 Metro Ethernet revenue jumps 21 percent

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 1 2014)

      Consolidated Communications' Q1 Metro Ethernet revenue jumps 21 percent

      Consolidated Communications reported that a 21 percent rise in Metro Ethernet revenue drove up overall first-quarter 2014 data, video and Internet services revenue to $68.2 million. During the quarter, the service provider added 7,910 data connections, ...

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications   SureWest

    13. Is Carrier Ethernet Enough When Flying Through Clouds?

      Explore SDN, NFVO & Packet Optical Solutions (Apr 16 2014)

      Is Carrier Ethernet Enough When Flying Through Clouds?

      We know that Carrier Ethernet delivers both high-performance connectivity across the WAN and scalable, standardized, highly-reliabile services with QoS and service management. As a result, Carrier Ethernet is the service of choice for many applications including enterprise business connectivity, content distribution, video, wireless backhaul, financial services, and more. But, as the network transforms to meet the world of mega data centers and cloud services, a question comes to mind.

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      Mentions:   Tata   Metro Ethernet Forum

    14. 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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    15. 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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    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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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    20. 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

    21. 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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    22. 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

    23. 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)

    24. 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

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