1. Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul

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    1. 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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    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. “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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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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    10. 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

    11. 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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    12. 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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    13. 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

    14. 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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    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

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

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 9 2013)

      Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul As wireless operators expand their 4G LTE rollouts into secondary and tertiary markets, where they tend to have little, if any, wireline facilities, they have turned to a host of independent telcos for wireless backhaul services. How are carriers like Frontier, Shentel, and Hawaiian Telcom taking advantage of the backhaul opportunity? (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom   Frontier

    22. AT&T touts Carrier Ethernet services to K-12 schools

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 26 2013)

      AT&T touts Carrier Ethernet services to K-12 schools

      AT&T's Carrier Ethernet services are finding utility with a number of K-12 local schools and school districts that need higher bandwidth to comply with statewide online assessments and satisfy the growing presence of mobile devices and distance learning programs.

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    23. PEG Bandwidth lands 473-site Carrier Ethernet backhaul expansion deal

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 25 2013)

      PEG Bandwidth lands 473-site Carrier Ethernet backhaul expansion deal

      PEG Bandwidth, an alternative wireless backhaul specialist, has secured an Carrier Ethernet backhaul agreement supporting an additional 473 sites for an unnamed major 4G wireless operator.

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    24. PEG In 473 Tower Backhaul Expansion

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Jun 25 2013)

      PEG In 473 Tower Backhaul Expansion

      PEG Bandwidth says it has won a big Ethernet backhaul deal with a major wireless carrier. They’ll be bringing fiber to some 473 additional towers in support of the carrier’s expanding 4G market coverage, giving them 700 in all with this particular carrier and a leg up toward the 3,000 milestone. … [visit site to [...]

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

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