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    1. VSG: Service provider fiber available in 31.8% of U.S. buildings

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 16 2012)

      VSG: Service provider fiber available in 31.8% of U.S. buildings

      While fiber availability into buildings is far from ubiquitous, new research from Vertical Systems Group shows that fiber is now available in 31.8 percent of U.S. commercial buildings, up from 27.7 percent in 2010. These fiber-connected buildings with 20 or more employees can access services that can scale up to multiple Gbps rates. "Direct fiber is the preferred access technology deployed for business services like Ethernet and IP VPNs, and for connectivity to the Internet and cloud-based applications," said Rosemary Cochran, principal at Vertical Systems Group. "With the majority of larger U.S. buildings already fiber-connected to ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Level (3)   Lightpath

    2. Swisscom wins partial leased line victory

      Explore telecomseurope.net (Mar 9 2012)

      Swisscom wins partial leased line victory

      The Federal Administrative Court agrees with the regulator that Swisscom’s dominance of all transmission technologies and Ethernet services available on leased lines means the incumbent must offer access to competitors at cost price. However, the court partially upheld a Swisscom appeal by calling for ComCom to review what the price should be.

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    3. Colo Bytes 3/7: QTS, Telx, Interxion, IO

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Mar 7 2012)

      Colo Bytes 3/7: QTS, Telx, Interxion, IO

      Telx Group (news, filings) added another participant at its Cloud Connection Center in Los Angeles, where it recently expanded its square footage by 18%. Black Lotus has moved in to take advantage of the interconnection options in order to strengthen its DDoS protection and mitigation services. Telx recently rebranded and repackaged its full line of interconnection services (including its Ethernet Exchange) under the Connect Portfolio, reflecting how dynamic this space surrently is as the world moves into the cloud.

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    4. Tw Telecom Maintains Focus On Organic Fiber Network Growth

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 1 2012)

      Tw Telecom Maintains Focus On Organic Fiber Network Growth

      tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), unlike many of its competitive service provider counterparts isn't anxious to make a big acquisition anytime soon. Instead, the competitive service provider would rather invest its capital in building out its own fiber network to more buildings to deliver Ethernet and related IP services to its growing large business customer base. Peters Speaking at the Deutsche Bank 2012 Media & Telecom Conference, tw telecom outlined how it is organically building a profitable business. A key point of the service provider's success is that it has seen ongoing top line and bottom line growth for 29 ...

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    5. Vertical Systems Group: AT&T, Verizon, tw telecom Lead Business Ethernet Market

      Explore Channel Partners Magazine (Feb 13 2012)

      Vertical Systems Group:  AT&T, Verizon, tw telecom Lead Business Ethernet Market

      AT&T, Verizon and tw telecom are leaders in the U.S. business Ethernet market based on billable port installations, Vertical Systems Group, the market research and strategic consulting firm, announced Monday. Other companies who ranked in Vertical's U.S. Business Ethernet Leaderboard included Cox Communications, XO Communications, CenturyLink, Time Warner Cable, Level 3 Communications and Cogent Communications. Boston-based Vertical, which ranks service providers that hold four percent or more o

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   XO Communications   NuVox

    6. tw telecom Q4 2011 revenue rises on strong Carrier Ethernet, IP service sales

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 10 2012)

      tw telecom Q4 2011 revenue rises on strong Carrier Ethernet, IP service sales

      tw telecom's (Nasdaq: TWTC) prudent focus on delivering Carrier Ethernet and IP-based services to businesses continued to bear fruit as the competitive provider reported $351.5 million of revenue in the fourth quarter of 2011. For the year 2011, the competitive provider grew revenue 7.4 percent to $1.367 billion, up from the 5.1 percent it reported in 2010. "In 2011, we excelled financially, operationally and strategically through a balanced approach to the business that yielded a strong and consistent performance, highlighted by our 29th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, ongoing strong margins and continued strong cash ...

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      Mentions:   Optimum Lightpath   tw telecom

    7. MEF Takes On Mobile Backhaul

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Feb 10 2012)

      MEF Takes On Mobile Backhaul

      This week, the Metro Ethernet Forum dived into the problem of how to scale mobile backhaul. With LTE now ready to take off in earnest, scaling the costs needed to bring all that traffic to the backbone is an urgent issue for most wireless carriers. As you might suspect, the MEF’s solution involves … [visit [...]

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

    8. Metro Bytes 2/9: tw telecom wins goverment deal; joins Amazon AWS

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Feb 9 2012)

      Metro Bytes 2/9: tw telecom wins goverment deal; joins Amazon AWS

      TW Telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC, news, filings) picked up an interesting government deal as well. The state of South Carolina has awarded them a multi-year contract that enables tw to serve the state’s various agencies, departments, educational institutions, and such with its usual suite of Ethernet, IPVPN, and converged solutions. tw telecom has metro networks in Columbia, Greenville, Spartanburg, and Charleston, and spent 2011 adding buildings to its network nationwide at a startling pace.  Meanwhile, just today they joined the list of fiber operators supporting Amazon’s AWS Direct Connect platform.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Lightpath

    9. Verizon veteran Michael Tighe named AboveNet's marketing chief

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 8 2012)

      Verizon veteran Michael Tighe named AboveNet's marketing chief

      Before coming to AboveNet, Tighe served in a number of senior level positions at Verizon, including Director of Ethernet and IP Product Management at Verizon Business where he helped grow the telco's Ethernet and MPLS portfolio from inception to $350 million. During his tenure at Verizon, he also served as the chairman of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) from 2006-2008. His experience in creating profitable Ethernet and data center product strategies will come in handy as the company pursues new opportunities for its high bandwidth, low-latency connectivity solutions with AboveNet's enterprise and carrier customers. For more:- see the ...

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    10. Tw telecom expands Ethernet services with Platform Equinix

      Explore Telecompaper (Jan 18 2012)

      Tw telecom expands Ethernet services with Platform Equinix US carrier Tw telecom has expanded its presence in Platform Equinix to support customer demand for its carrier Ethernet services and to securely... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    11. Australia's Vertel joins Global Telco Elite at the MEF

      Explore iTWire (Jan 17 2012)

      Australia's Vertel joins Global Telco Elite at the MEF Vertel, a leader in premium next generation wireless networks, today announced its official membership to the MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum), continuing its rise in the field of Carrier Ethernet Services. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Quality of Service   Metro Ethernet Forum

    12. tw telecom to deliver services to government agencies in GSA's Region 9

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 13 2012)

      tw telecom to deliver services to government agencies in GSA's Region 9 tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) has struck another win its government services column as it has secured a contract for Carrier Ethernet services from the from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for voice and data services in Region 9 (California). (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    13. Partners should Prepare for Ethernet Sales

      Explore Channel Partners Magazine (Jan 13 2012)

      Partners should Prepare for Ethernet Sales Ethernet demand is rising as businesses seek to take advantage of the access method's speed and low cost. Channel partners are smart to seize the opportunity, but it's not without its challenges. Understanding and preparing for potential pitfalls will make Ethernet sales more successful. By all accounts Ethernet adoption is increasing. Vertical Systems Group said 2011 was a tipping point when the volume of Ethernet bandwidth purchased by enterprises in the U.S. surpassed the aggregate bandwidth (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   AT&T Inc.   tw telecom

    14. Integra's CEO Kevin O'Hara wants to put company on stable ground

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 20 2011)

      Integra's CEO Kevin O'Hara wants to put company on stable ground Whether it was their reorganization, move to focus on larger businesses, not to mention hiring its third CEO, it's clear that Integra Telecom endured a lot in the past year. However, new CEO Kevin O'Hara, one of the co-founders of Level 3 (NYSE: LVLT), thinks that he can get the CLEC back on solid ground and reestablish the Integra brand. "Organizations tend to lock up if they're asked to do too much changing," O'Hara told The Oregonian. Like other CLECs, Integra's revenues declined from a high of $683 million in 2008 to $616 million in ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Integra Telecom   Zayo   Level (3)

    15. Clinica Sierra Vista Hooks Up the tw telecom Way

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Dec 15 2011)

      Clinica Sierra Vista Hooks Up the tw telecom Way TW Telecom raked in yet another of its trademark multi-site, multi-year enterprise contracts yesterday over in the healthcare vertical. Clinica Sierra Vista will be using the company’s Business Ethernet and converged services to connect 46 … [visit site to read more] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    16. Broadcom rumored to be acquiring Broadlight

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 15 2011)

      Broadcom rumored to be acquiring Broadlight Broadcom would buy Broadlight in the range of $230 to $340 million. Having worked together since 2004 company is a stranger to one another when Broadcom made an investment in the company as it was developing GPON processors for Optical Line Terminal (OLT) equipment housed in the telco CO and CPE like home gateways. Already having a GPON product line that includes both Ethernet PON (EPON), it's possible they see the Broadlight acquisition would complement its growing GPON solution set. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Broadcom   Zayo   tw telecom

    17. tw telecom brings Ethernet to American Founders Bank

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 14 2011)

      tw telecom brings Ethernet to American Founders Bank tw telecom's (Nasdaq: TWTC) dedication to providing Ethernet and IP VPN capabilities has resonated with the American Founders Bank has selected it to provide advanced voice and data services to the financial institution's seven locations in Kentucky. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom

    18. Zayo raises $315M in new funding

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 6 2011)

      Zayo raises $315M in new funding Since Zayo was formed in 2007, the service provider has made 17 acquisitions, a number of which have been targeted at extending the footprint of its fiber network to serve service providers with wholesale dark fiber and traditional TDM and IP/Ethernet-based services.   (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo

    19. tw telecom to repurchase $300M of its shares

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 22 2011)

      tw telecom to repurchase $300M of its shares The service provider plans to continue to follow its path of success based capital program and investing in products and services such as Ethernet access to VPNs that help it stand out from other competitors.   (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Qwest   tw telecom

    20. Light Reading - Mobile Backhaul - XO's Nicklas: Ethernet Still Needs Work - Telecom Video Document

      Explore Light Reading (Nov 15 2011)

      Light Reading - Mobile Backhaul - XO's Nicklas: Ethernet Still Needs Work - Telecom Video Document From the chipset up, Carrier Ethernet still faces technical challenges, says XO Communications CTO Randy Nicklas (Read Full Article)

    21. 7 Things to Know About Carrier Ethernet

      Explore Light Reading (Nov 11 2011)

      7 Things to Know About Carrier Ethernet We've had a little time to come down from the mad rush that was Ethernet Expo Americas 2011 in New York. OTN, backhaul, the cloud -- here's a wrap-up of what we think we learned at Ethernet Expo. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   SLA   Congress   Vertical Systems Group

    22. There’s No Growth Like Packet Data Growth

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Nov 9 2011)

      There’s No Growth Like Packet Data Growth When you step back and take a look at a few competitive fiber operators results side by side, there is a common trend that has been very obvious this year. Packet-based data products and services have been the source of nearly all the growth, and nothing else is even close. (Read Full Article)

    23. Apache selects Tw Telecom for Business Ethernet network

      Explore Telecompaper (Nov 9 2011)

      Apache selects Tw Telecom for Business Ethernet network Oil and gas exploration and production company Apache has selected US carrier Tw Telecom to build its fully-meshed, 10Gbps, multipoint Business Ethernet network that will enable the company to securely transfer massive data files among its locations in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Houston and Midland, Texas. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    24. tw telecom: Healthy Ethernet, VPN growth drives Q3 revenue up to $344.5M

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 8 2011)

      tw telecom: Healthy Ethernet, VPN growth drives Q3 revenue up to $344.5M tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) is finding that its mix of Ethernet and VPNs continues to be the right combination for success as the service provider reported that Q3 revenue grew total revenue 1.8 percent sequentially and 7.5 percent year over year. Herda For the quarter, the competitive provider reported $344.5 million in revenue, $125 million of modified EBITDA, and $14.6 million in net income. "We're pleased that we've driven increased revenue growth, greater modified EBITDA and higher unlevered free cash flow than last year," said Larissa Herda, tw telecom's chairman, CEO and president ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

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