1. Articles in category: Mobile Backhaul

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    1. 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

    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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

    5. Embratel Brasil: “The impact of 4G cannot be exaggerated”

      Explore Telecoms.com (Jun 19 2013)

      Embratel Brasil: “The impact of 4G cannot be exaggerated”

      Given that 3G has already induced the use of a massive optical Ethernet backhaul infrastructure that will carry easily all 4G traffic, I believe the big challenge will be to build the additional sites necessary for  proper service coverage, while dealing with various restrictions, such as  environmental and local municipality legislation.

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    6. Tier 1 incumbents AT&T, Verizon, others meet wireless backhaul demand

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 11 2013)

      Tier 1 incumbents AT&T, Verizon, others meet wireless backhaul demand

      If the advent of Apple's iPhone is any indication, the proliferation of easy-to-use smart phones and tablet computers is driving a host of new bandwidth-hungry data and multimedia services. The rise in bandwidth-hungry traffic that users are accessing from their phones means that wireless operators require a higher speed wireless backhaul network.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Zayo   Level (3)

    7. Lumos Networks snags Carrier Ethernet contract with HCA Virginia

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 3 2013)

      Lumos Networks snags Carrier Ethernet contract with HCA Virginia

      Lumos Networks announced that Richmond-based healthcare provider HCA Virginia is the first customer to take advantage of its Ethernet service that will run over the metro and long-haul fiber network it is building in the area.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. Tech Valley hires Sidera veteran Mahoney to lead marketing, product management

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 21 2013)

      Tech Valley hires Sidera veteran Mahoney to lead marketing, product management Tech Valley Communications has named 20-year telecom veteran Maura Mahoney as its senior director of marketing and product management. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Lightower   sidera   Sidera Networks

    9. Windstream's Gardner: Our wholesale team needs to sell more than wireless backhaul

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 15 2013)

      Windstream's Gardner: Our wholesale team needs to sell more than wireless backhaul

      Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream told investors this week that while the telco's wholesale sales force has been successful in selling fiber to the tower services, they will focus more on selling other network services.

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      Mentions:   NuVox

    10. BT gears up for mass market mobile services

      Explore FierceWireless (May 15 2013)

      BT could return to the mobile services market with a vengeance next year, after its CEO dropped the strongest hints yet about the future mobile plans of the former UK monopoly. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Telefónica   Virgin Media

    11. Lumos Networks to build 100G routes in Richmond, Va. metro

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2013)

      Lumos Networks to build 100G routes in Richmond, Va. metro

      Lumos Networks has put its "edging out" network expansion strategy into action by hatching plans to build 100G optical wavelength routes connecting Richmond to Ashburn and Lynchburg in Virginia.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Lightower   Cox Business

    12. Frontier's data revenues rise 9 percent to $18.3 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      Frontier's data revenues rise 9 percent to $18.3 million

      Driven by an uptick in Carrier Ethernet and IP voice sales, Frontier's business revenues were $548.3 million in Q1. Ethernet services are currently available in 82 percent of its telephone exchanges, up 10 points since Q4. However, the telco said it has forecast lower business revenue in 2013 due to the expected decline in wireless backhaul revenue.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    13. Lumos Networks Sees Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification Simplifying Transactions

      Explore CEN Feature (May 7 2013)

      Lumos Networks Sees Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification Simplifying Transactions

      Lumos Networks expects to find it easier to sell Carrier Ethernet connections to and buy them from other carriers now that the company has received Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for E-Access services.

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    14. Small cell strategies take shape

      Explore telecomsemea.net (May 2 2013)

      Small cell strategies take shape

      The small-cell industry has established a $5,000 average target cost for each small-cell implementation and is aiming for backhaul to constitute 20-30% of this cost, namely between $1,000 and $1,500. This price target challenges conventional backhaul solutions and has resulted in a variety of innovations, such as highly integrated and purpose-built architectures, seamless carrier grade Ethernet, and the use of both licensed and unlicensed radio spectrum for wireless links.

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    15. Level 3′s Other Stealth M&A: IP Networks Inc

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (May 1 2013)

      Level 3′s Other Stealth M&A: IP Networks Inc

      Thanks to a few helpful readers who chimed in last night since I obviously hadn’t dug up the news, we now know of another metro fiber deal currently pending. Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT, news, filings) is apparently in the process of buying the San Francisco Bay Area’s IP Networks Inc. (IPN).

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    16. O2 signs ten year 4G network deal with BT

      Explore Computerworld Singapore (Apr 30 2013)

      O2 signs ten year 4G network deal with BT

      O2 has signed a ten year network capacity deal with BT to support the introduction of 4G mobile data services for its millions of customers. The new transmission network will help O2 migrate from legacy TDM (time division multiplexing) to Ethernet based IP network services, helping O2 deliver "a host of new applications to customers", said the mobile operator, whilst reducing its overall transmission costs.

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    17. Service aware switch engines tracks mobile and cloud access

      Explore electronics-eetimes.com (Apr 29 2013)

      Service aware switch engines tracks mobile and cloud access

      Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation has expanded its Serval carrier Ethernet switch engine portfolio with Serval-2 (VSC7438), which claims to be the first silicon optimized for high bandwidth IP Edge and Ethernet/MPLS access applications, including mobile backhaul, cloud access and business service delivery. Featuring the Vitesse Service Aware Architecture (ViSAA), Serval-2 radically simplifies ...

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      Mentions:   OAM   IEEE   Metro Ethernet Forum

    18. O2 UK strikes 10-year wholesale deal with BT

      Explore Total Telecom (Apr 28 2013)

      O2 UK strikes 10-year wholesale deal with BT

      BT and O2 UK on Monday signed a 10-year contract that will see the fixed-line incumbent supply transmission and backhaul infrastructure for the latter's '4G' LTE network. BT said the new transmission network and backhaul links will boost capacity and help with O2's migration from legacy TDM to Ethernet-based IP services.

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    19. Virgin Media reports 3.6% pofit growth amid Liberty buyout

      Explore news.techworld.com (Apr 24 2013)

      Virgin Media reports 3.6% pofit growth amid Liberty buyout Virgin Media, which is currently being acquired by US firm Liberty Global in a deal worth £15 billion, has reported first quarter revenue growth of 3.6 percent to £1,043 million, thanks to an increase in demand for its superfast broadband and TiVo services. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Telefónica   Virgin Media   Virgin Media Business

    20. Lumos Networks obtains MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 23 2013)

      Lumos Networks obtains MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Lumos Networks ( Nasdaq: LMOS ) has become the third U.S.-based service provider to obtain the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for E-Access. The telco has been on a fast track with Ethernet certification, having only completed CE 1.0 certification for its Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) services less than a year ago. CE 2.0 extends ...

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Cox Business

    21. Lumos Networks Becomes First U.S. Provider to Achieve CE 2.0 E-Access

      Explore virtual-strategy.com (Apr 22 2013)

      Lumos Networks Becomes First U.S. Provider to Achieve CE 2.0 E-Access

      Less than a year after achieving CE 1.0 certification for its EPL and EVPL services, Lumos Networks is proud to announce that today it becomes the first U.S. provider to achieve CE 2.0 E-Access Certification. CE 2.0 certification marks another important milestone for Lumos Networks, already recognized as an industry leader in Ethernet services.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    22. Copper lives in niche role; attack traffic spikes 718 percent

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 19 2013)

      Copper lives in niche role; attack traffic spikes 718 percent

      Copper isn't dead yet: An estimated $1.5 billion will be spent on EFM-bonded, copper-based Ethernet access devices in the next five years, an Infonetics Research report forecasts. Much of that will be spent to increase capacity for businesses and some mobile backhaul networks. "People keep saying that copper's dead, but it's not—it has a limited but important role for Ethernet services, as ...

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      Mentions:   TeleGeography   Overture Networks

    23. Global EAD market up 3.5% in 2012

      Explore Telecompaper (Apr 19 2013)

      Global EAD market up 3.5% in 2012

      (Telecompaper) Global Ethernet access device (EAD) market grew 3.5 percent to USD 860 million in 2012, with growth hesitating as a result of economic conditions and a lull in carrier spending in the second half of 2012, according to a study by Infonetics Research. 10/100M copper and 1G fibre dominate EAD ports market, but 10G fibre is forecast to grow at a 117 percent CAGR through 2017. Though in slow decline, Ethernet over TDM (EoTDM) bonded circuits will remain a niche market. For the second consecutive year, the top five revenue share leaders in the EAD market are ...

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      Mentions:   Overture Networks

    24. Global macrocell mobile backhaul equipment market reaches $8bn

      Explore Telecoms.com (Apr 3 2013)

      Global macrocell mobile backhaul equipment market reaches $8bn

      “While its revenue growth rate is slowing, macrocell mobile backhaul equipment remains a huge market, with annual spending up in the $8bn to $9bn range over the next years. Just a few years ago in 2009, the market was worth under $5 billion,” said ...and more »

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