1. Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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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    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. “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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. Backhaul specialist PEG Bandwidth acquires InLine, adds fiber, enterprise services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 7 2013)

      Backhaul specialist PEG Bandwidth acquires InLine, adds fiber, enterprise services

      PEG Bandwidth, an emerging wireless backhaul specialist, has added over 1,100 new fiber route miles by completing its acquisition of Contact Network, which does business as InLine.

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    14. Lumos targets wireless backhaul, business opportunities with reserve E-Line service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 6 2013)

      Lumos targets wireless backhaul, business opportunities with reserve E-Line service

      Lumos Networks has introduced its Ethernet Commercial Reserve E-Line Service that will address a mix of business service and wholesale fiber to the tower applications.

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      Mentions:   Frontier

    15. Fiber M&A: Peg Bandwidth Buys InLine

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 6 2013)

      Fiber M&A: Peg Bandwidth Buys InLine

      A bit of fiber consolidation landed this morning in the deep south.  The wireless backhaul specialist PEG Bandwidth has announced the closed the acquisition of Contact Network, Inc. d/b/a InLine.  … [ ]

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    16. Metro Roundup: Lumos, NoaNet, CyrusOne, Logix

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 6 2013)

      Metro Roundup: Lumos, NoaNet, CyrusOne, Logix

      Lumos Networks has rolled out a new Metro Ethernet service aimed at both enterprises and wireless backhaul across its footprint. Their Ethernet Commercial Reserve E-Line service combines guaranteed bandwidth reservation, diverse transport paths, and exclusive forwarding priority, and follows up on their MEF CE2.0 certification a few months ago.

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    17. FairPoint's data, Internet services revenue grow 11 percent to $40 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 5 2013)

      FairPoint's data, Internet services revenue grow 11 percent to $40 million

      In FairPoint's business and wholesale arenas, the story was once again driven by Carrier Ethernet, which contributed about $14 million of revenue, up from $10 million in the same period a year ago. Retail and wholesale circuits grew 49.2 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    18. Qualcomm acquires stake in Alcatel-Lucent; forges R&D partnership

      Explore Telecoms.com (Jul 30 2013)

      Qualcomm acquires stake in Alcatel-Lucent; forges R&D partnership

      Chip maker Qualcomm has struck an R&D partnership with infrastructure vendor Alcatel-Lucent as well as acquiring a stake in the equipment manufacturer. The two plan to collaborate on developing small cell base stations that enhance 3G, 4G and wifi networks in residential and enterprise environments. They said that they intend to accelerate the adoption of small cells and alleviate the impact of mobile data on wireless networks. According to news agency Reuters, Qualcomm will acquire a less than five per cent stake in the vendor in a deal worth around €100m. The two companies plan to jointly invest in ...

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    19. AT&T buys Long Lines' wireless unit, bolsters rural reach, fiber transport in Iowa

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 29 2013)

      AT&T buys Long Lines' wireless unit, bolsters rural reach, fiber transport in Iowa

      AT&T Mobility is enhancing its rural wireless coverage with a deal to acquire Sergeant Bluff, Iowa-based Long Lines' wireless network unit as the rural telco looks to sharpen its focus on its wireline business. Long Lines recently introduced a 100 Mbps broadband offering over its DOCSIS 3.0 network and offers 10 Gbps Ethernet, MPLS and data center services to local businesses

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      Mentions:   Frontier

    20. Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 25 2013)

      Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul

      These buildouts have created a new wholesale service opportunity for Tier 2 and Tier 3 telcos, which are happy to provide the same fiber and Ethernet-based backhaul services that are typically only available in larger Tier 1 cities

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      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom   Frontier

    21. 4G Wireless Backhaul

      Explore Voice&Data (Jul 23 2013)

      4G Wireless Backhaul

      The telecommunications industry is evolving rapidly. Wireline carriers are making significant investments in fiber infrastructures to deliver business, transport and residential services, and carrier Ethernet is emerging as an important access and backhaul technology around the globe.

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      Mentions:   IEEE   Quality of Service   ITU-T

    22. Southern Telecom extends dark fiber to Tower Cloud's Ga. wireless backhaul network

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 11 2013)

      Southern Telecom extends dark fiber to Tower Cloud's Ga. wireless backhaul network Southern Telecom, the telecom subsidiary of power utility Southern Company, is leasing more dark fiber to help wireless backhaul specialist Tower Cloud increase network capacity in Florida and Georgia. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Tower Cloud

    23. Tier 2 telcos hunt for new fortunes in wireless backhaul segment

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 9 2013)

      Tier 2 telcos hunt for new fortunes in wireless backhaul segment

      Wholesale wireless backhaul services have become a growing revenue source for Tier 2 telcos, a number of which don't have a wireless operation and have spent much of their lives selling voice services. The timing to wire cell towers with fiber and Carrier Ethernet services comes as the largest wireless operators, including Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and Sprint (NYSE: S), are forecasting continued 4G LTE service growth.

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      Mentions:   Frontier   FairPoint Communications

    24. Backhaul is Main Traffic Type on PEG Bandwidth’s Carrier Ethernet Network

      Explore CEN Feature (Jul 9 2013)

      Backhaul is Main Traffic Type on PEG Bandwidth’s Carrier Ethernet Network

      Management at PEG Bandwidth undoubtedly appreciates the importance of being in the right place at the right time. In their case the place was the Carrier Ethernet backhaul business and the time was 2009. That’s right about when wireless network operators got serious about ditching their TDM backhaul infrastructure for higher-speed Carrier Ethernet backhaul that meshed well with IP-based LTE deployments.

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