1. Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul

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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. Frontier's Wilderotter puts emphasis on enhancing broadband

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 10 2013)

      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

    11. 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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    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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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    18. FairPoint tapped to provide CoverageCo's small-cell backhaul service in rural Vermont

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 3 2013)

      FairPoint tapped to provide CoverageCo's small-cell backhaul service in rural Vermont

      With a focus on helping enable existing wireless operators to expand their rural coverage through roaming agreements, CoverageCo. will use FairPoint's fiber and Ethernet-based wholesale services as the transport mechanism to serve 200 miles of rural Vermont, beginning with service in Orange County.

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      Mentions:   Informa   FairPoint Communications

    19. Alaska Communications rolls out Carrier Ethernet 2.0-based service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 30 2013)

      Alaska Communications rolls out Carrier Ethernet 2.0-based service

      In March, Alaska Communications became the first service provider in the state to gain the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification. Along with Comcast Business (Nasdaq: CMCSA) in the United States and Telstra Wholesale in Australia ...

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Comcast Business Services

    20. “Collaborative Vision: the role of Carrier Ethernet in the Ethernet ecosystem” Nan Chen, president MEF

      Explore Ethernet Alliance (Aug 29 2013)

      “Collaborative Vision: the role of Carrier Ethernet in the Ethernet ecosystem” Nan Chen, president MEF

      The Metro Ethernet Forum was created to accelerate the adoption of Carrier Ethernet networks and services. Prior to the MEF’s formation, Ethernet was primarily designed for enterprise applications. The MEF’s mission is to help enable carriers to develop ubiquitous business services and applications that can be widely accessed over a variety of networks.

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      Mentions:   IEEE   Metro Ethernet Forum

    21. SDN could cut ‘backhaul shortfall’ in half, save ops $5bn

      Explore Telecoms.com (Aug 29 2013)

      SDN could cut ‘backhaul shortfall’ in half, save ops $5bn

      SDN could save operators over $4bn for mobile backhaul

      Software defined networking (SDN) has so far been used predominantly to optimise datacentre resources in the cloud. But it has also been much discussed in the telco sphere and operators have tested SDN applications for operational network elements.

      The application of SDN to transport and backhaul optimisation is so recent that there is little hard evidence to support SDN business cases for service providers.

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      Mentions:   Telefónica

    22. Windstream's business, consumer broadband gains drive up revenues to $1.51B

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 8 2013)

      Windstream's business, consumer broadband gains drive up revenues to $1.51B

      Windstream reported that a rise in both business and consumer revenues were major factors in helping to increase revenues sequentially by $6 million to $1.51 billion and offset legacy wholesale and consumer declines.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    23. Frontier broadband subscribers climb to 1.8M as business customer churn slows

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 8 2013)

      Frontier broadband subscribers climb to 1.8M as business customer churn slows

      Frontier Communications' no-frills broadband pricing had an effect in the second quarter as it gained 29,500 new customers. As of the end of June, the service provider had a total of about 1.8 million broadband customers. In Q3 and beyond, Frontier will focus on extending its Gigabit Ethernet product to more large business customers and looking for new opportunities to sell its service bundles to small businesses. As of the end of the quarter, the GigE product was available in 83 percent of its Central Offices.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    24. FairPoint's Sunu: We'll connect 1,000 towers with our fiber in 2013

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 7 2013)

      FairPoint's Sunu: We'll connect 1,000 towers with our fiber in 2013

      "Based upon the contracts that we had in hand and our plans, we've already made significant progress in adding fiber-to-the-tower connections," said Paul Sunu, CEO of FairPoint. "We're up to 950 towers and have over 1,100 Ethernet connections for wireless carriers. Our plan is to get that to over 1,000 towers this year and 1,300 Ethernet connections."

       

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

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