1. Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul

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    1. MEF names 2013 Asia-Pacific Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards winners - Upgrade Magazine - Upgrade Magazine

      Explore Upgrade Magazine (Nov 20 2013)

      MEF names 2013 Asia-Pacific Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards winners - Upgrade Magazine - Upgrade Magazine

      Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards for the Asia-Pacific region have been announced. Recognized as a celebration of excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of Carrier Ethernet Business & Wholesale Services, these awards are presented annually for the Global market and APAC, North America, EMEA, and Caribbean and Latin American regions.

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      Mentions:   IDC   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics

    2. MEF announces winners of 2013 Global Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards

      Explore telecomkh (Nov 20 2013)

      MEF announces winners of 2013 Global Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards

      The judging panel for the global and regional awards was comprised of senior analysts from IDC, Infonetics, Vertical Systems, Gartner, Frost & Sullivan, and Ovum. This year’s Awards encompassed four specific categories to encourage the widest range of submissions, regardless of company size or network footprint.

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      Mentions:   IDC   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics

    3. Comcast, Verizon Big Winners in Carrier Ethernet Awards

      Explore Channel Partners Magazine (Nov 20 2013)

      Comcast, Verizon Big Winners in Carrier Ethernet Awards

      The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has handed out its Carrier Ethernet Awards for the North America region. The awards recognize excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of carrier ... This is awarded to the service provider with the most robust wholesale service offering extending the reach of Ethernet services , including mobile backhaul and business Ethernet services . Verizon just beat out AT&T and Comcast for the honor.

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      Mentions:   IDC   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics

    4. Launch Event Highlights Allied Fiber’s Open Access (But Incomplete) Network

      Explore Telecompetitor (Nov 19 2013)

      Launch Event Highlights Allied Fiber’s Open Access (But Incomplete) Network

      Launch Event Highlights Allied Fiber’s Open Access (But Incomplete) Network Allied Fiber, the company that plans to build a unique nationwide dark fiber network, had a launch event in West Palm Beach, Fla. today — although much of the network has yet to be built. “The duct between Miami and Atlanta is 100 percent complete,” said Allied Fiber CEO Hunter Newby in an email to...

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      Mentions:   Joan Engebretson

    5. Sizing up the 25 most powerful people in the U.S. telecom industry

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 19 2013)

      Sizing up the 25 most powerful people in the U.S. telecom industry

      As the telecom industry evolves into one where service providers offer a series of wireless and wireline services, FierceTelecom and FierceWireless teamed up to present The 25 Most Powerful People in U.S. Wireless and Wireline 2013 to reflect the changing nature of this market vertical.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Cablevision   Qwest

    6. Inter-carrier Service Orchestration – Huh?

      Explore CENX Inc. (Nov 14 2013)

      Inter-carrier Service Orchestration – Huh?

      Orchestration – loosely defined, a little abstract, disguises a multitude of functions, maybe the catch-all of networking terms. Let’s tailor it a bit in the context of Carrier Ethernet. Specifically the transport services that power mobile backhaul today such as Ethernet circuit ordering and provisioning, service monitoring, inventory management… Service providers rely on off-net circuits from 3^rd party access providers to fill coverage gaps and build the Ethernet transport footprint.

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      Mentions:   SLA

    7. Consolidated's Childers: We're ready to look at other fiber provider acquisitions

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 13 2013)

      Consolidated's Childers: We're ready to look at other fiber provider acquisitions

      Consolidated Communications is interested in looking at other service providers that could potentially enhance the reach of its fiber network to deliver Carrier Ethernet and fiber to the tower (FTTT) services to wireless operators.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications   SureWest

    8. Report: 62% of Major LTE Carriers Will Use NFV by 2018

      Explore Telecompetitor (Nov 7 2013)

      Report: 62% of Major LTE Carriers Will Use NFV by 2018

      The cost of cell base station hardware, and its percentage of mobile operator network capex, is falling fast while mobile operators are devoting growing amounts of capital to software and opex, according to a report from Maravedis-Rethink. “The cost of cell site hardware has become almost irrelevant to operators deploying LTE,” according to...

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    9. CenturyLink legacy declines drag revenue down even as Carrier Ethernet gains

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 7 2013)

      CenturyLink legacy declines drag revenue down even as Carrier Ethernet gains

      CenturyLink reported that despite strong gains in broadband, IPTV and Carrier Ethernet, Q3 2013 operating revenues declined 1 percent year-over-year to $4.52 billion due to ongoing access line losses and lower access results.

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    10. Frontier adds 26,800 new broadband subs, grows Carrier Ethernet in Q3

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 6 2013)

      Frontier adds 26,800 new broadband subs, grows Carrier Ethernet in Q3

      One area of growth in the business segment was Ethernet services. The telco's Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) service for medium and larger business customers is now available in 86 percent of its central offices. Daniel McCarthy, president and chief operating officer, said during the earnings call that "the next phase in our Ethernet build will be to add capability for premium Ethernet services, which will also enable us to charge differently for higher tiers and services."

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    11. Infonetics Research: Macrocell Mobile Backhaul Market Growth Decelerating

      Explore fortmilltimes.com (Oct 30 2013)

      Infonetics Research: Macrocell Mobile Backhaul Market Growth Decelerating

      Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its latest Macrocell Mobile Backhaul Equipment and Services report, which ranks mobile backhaul equipment vendors, identifies market growth areas, and provides ...

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      Mentions:   Infonetics   Juniper   Overture Networks

    12. Infonetics Predicts Small Cell Mobile Backhaul Surge

      Explore Telecompetitor (Oct 30 2013)

      Infonetics Predicts Small Cell Mobile Backhaul Surge

      The market for small, or low-power, outdoor cells is poised for a growth surge, according to Infonetics’ recently released “Small Cell Mobile Backhaul Equipment” report. Though revenue in the “nascent market” for outdoor small cell mobile backhaul equipment totaled just $39 million worldwide in 2012, “we look for outdoor small cells to...

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      Mentions:   Infonetics

    13. AT&T postpones special access rate increase following customer protests

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 29 2013)

      AT&T postpones special access rate increase following customer protests

      Competitive providers said that AT&T and fellow RBOC Verizon (NYSE: VZ) control about 80 percent of the special access market. These connections are used by competitive providers to connect their headquarters and remote offices, and by wireless operators for backhaul where IP-based services such as Carrier Ethernet are not available today.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   tw telecom

    14. MEF announces 2013 Worldwide Carrier Ethernet Awards finalists

      Explore Upgrade Magazine (Oct 29 2013)

      MEF announces 2013 Worldwide Carrier Ethernet Awards finalists

      Carrier Ethernet Awards were announced at the MEF quarterly meeting in Seattle this week. These annual awards recognize excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of Carrier Ethernet Services. They are presented annually for the Global market and Asia-Pacific, North America, EMEA, and Caribbean & Latin American regions.

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      Mentions:   IDC   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics

    15. Global Ethernet Backhaul Equipment Market 2012-2016

      Explore ITBusinessNet.com (Oct 29 2013)

      Global Ethernet Backhaul Equipment Market 2012-2016

      TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Ethernet Backhaul Equipment market to grow (incremental) at a CAGR of 4.85 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the inexorable increase of mobile data. The Global Ethernet Backhaul Equipment market has also been witnessing the increasing investment in microwave backhaul. However, the delay in setting-up LTE ecosystems could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

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      Mentions:   IEEE   Metro Ethernet Forum   Overture Networks

    16. Frontier CEO says fiber to the tower a boon to local businesses

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 11 2013)

      Frontier CEO says fiber to the tower a boon to local businesses

      Frontier Communications is finding that the fiber to the tower builds it is conducting for its wireless operator customers is a good foundation to deliver fiber-based services to area businesses.

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    17. Frontier's Wilderotter puts emphasis on enhancing broadband

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 10 2013)

      Frontier's Wilderotter puts emphasis on enhancing broadband

      As one of the only woman CEOs of a major wireline telco, Frontier Communications, Maggie Wilderotter is in a unique place. Sean Buckley speaks with Wilderotter about the role of women in telecom and the industry's broadband and business services growth.

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      Mentions:   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    18. Tech Valley Re-born as FirstLight, with a Strong Carrier Ethernet Focus

      Explore CEN Feature (Oct 10 2013)

      Tech Valley Re-born as FirstLight, with a Strong Carrier Ethernet Focus

      When competitive carriers arrived on the scene in the 1990s, their focus initially was on voice and traditional data services for business customers. After a couple of decades of consolidation and technology advances, the competitive carriers that remain are increasingly focused on Carrier Ethernet.

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    19. Time Warner Cable acquires DukeNet for $600M to bolster Southeast fiber footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 7 2013)

      Time Warner Cable acquires DukeNet for $600M to bolster Southeast fiber footprint

      Time Warner Cable is increasing its Southeastern fiber network and business services footprint by reaching a deal to acquire Charlotte, N.C.-based competitive provider DukeNet from Alinda Capital and Duke Energy for $600 million in cash.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Metro Ethernet Forum

    20. And DukeNet Goes to … Time Warner Cable!?

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Oct 7 2013)

      And DukeNet Goes to … Time Warner Cable!?

      DukeNet has found a buyer and it’s not one that was high on any of my lists.  Time Warner Cable today announced a definitive agreement to purchase the North Carolina-based regional and metro fiber operator from its energy utility parent and Alinda Capital, which bought in a few years back.   … [ ]

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable

    21. Tech Valley Reborn As FirstLight, Aims At Ethernet Backhaul

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Sep 24 2013)

      Tech Valley Reborn As FirstLight, Aims At Ethernet Backhaul

      The metro and regional fiber business has a new name to remember, as Tech Valley Communications has rebranded itself as FirstLight Fiber.  Meanwhile, they also gained certification with a major wireless operator for their Ethernet backhaul solutions. … [ ]

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      Mentions:   Lightower   Lightpath

    22. 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

    23. IEEE Aims to Reduce EPON Cost with New 802.3 Amendment

      Explore Telecompetitor (Sep 20 2013)

      IEEE Aims to Reduce EPON Cost with New 802.3 Amendment

      IEEE Aims to Reduce EPON Cost with New 802.3 Amendment The IEEE on September 19 announced approval of its 802.3bk “Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for Extended Ethernet Passive Optical Networks” (EPON), which is designed to reduce cost of ownership for network operators by enabling higher density and longer range EPON applications. The new...

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      Mentions:   Bright House Networks   IEEE

    24. Insight: Carrier Ethernet Revenues to Grow At Least 17.4% Annually Through 2018

      Explore Telecompetitor (Sep 6 2013)

      Insight: Carrier Ethernet Revenues to Grow At Least 17.4% Annually Through 2018

      Through 2018 Ethernet services revenue will grow to over $13 billion by 2018 from nearly $5.5 billion this year as major data service providers, including cable MSOs, leverage now widely available Ethernet metro area and wide area networks, according to a new report from The Insight Research Corporation. The average annual growth rate...

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