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    1. Windstream taps into the burgeoning hybrid cloud opportunity

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 5 2011)

      Windstream taps into the burgeoning hybrid cloud opportunity Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) Hosted Solutions unit is stepping up its cloud service capabilities with its second-generation platform. Of course, Windstream isn't going it alone in driving its cloud initiative forward. Instead, its offering incorporates a number of technology enhancements via key partners including VMware, NetApp, and EMC. Diagram of Windstream's cloud service But the new suite is not just about technology alone. To craft a solution that meets a specific customer's diverse needs, Windstream's new cloud service includes a "Hi-Touch" consultative approach, including self-service capabilities through the use of VMware vCloud Director, custom RTO/RPO ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   tw telecom

    2. Zayo extends Ethernet reach through Telx's Carrier Ethernet exchange

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 5 2011)

      Zayo extends Ethernet reach through Telx's Carrier Ethernet exchange Zayo is adding Telx's Carrier Ethernet exchange to its Ethernet expansion toolbox as a complement its own organic fiber network growth. Rendering of Telx's Atlanta data center at 56 Marietta St. Joining the Ethernet exchange in Telx's downtown Atlanta data center, Zayo will be able to continue growing its 518-mile fiber network that already connects to over 250 buildings and more than 50 carrier POPs, LSOs and data center facilities throughout the city. With a strong focus on being an enabler for other service providers and business customers, the agreement with Telx will enable Zayo to bring ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom

    3. FairPoint brings wholesale E-Line service to northern New England

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 4 2011)

      FairPoint brings wholesale E-Line service to northern New England FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) is offering up its suite of wholesale Carrier Ethernet E-Line services for Northern New England-based service providers. Leveraging its fiber-based VantagePoint core IP/MPLS network, FairPoint will extend its E-Line services to wholesale customers residing in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Interested service providers will be able to purchase FairPoint's suite of Ethernet services, including Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL). At a time when its traditional landline voice service continues to decline in its New England region, Fairpoint's wholesale service expansion, including its aggressive wireless backhaul drive, could provide ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    4. tw telecom's Q2 2011 performance drives up its S&P rating

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 30 2011)

      tw telecom's Q2 2011 performance drives up its S&P rating The credit rating company said its outlook on tw telecom is stable due to the service provider's dedication to selling a large suite of products for businesses, including fiber-based Ethernet, to a diverse customer base. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    5. tw telecom's Ethernet rise is based on a fiber-rich, customer-first diet

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 21 2011)

      tw telecom's Ethernet rise is based on a fiber-rich, customer-first diet tw telecom's (Nasdaq: TWTC) recent designation as the third largest Ethernet service provider by Frost and Sullivan, trailing only AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), is recognition that the competitive provider's dedication to building out its own fiber network to meet medium and larger business clients continues to be the right decision. To date, tw telecom has 14,000 fiber-lit buildings. In the first half of this year, the CLEC's fiber-connected building additions grew nearly 60 percent over the first half of 2010. Frost and Sullivan isn't alone in designating tw telecom as the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Qwest   tw telecom

    6. Incumbent Thinking: BT, Broadband and Ethernet

      Explore Telecoms.com (Sep 16 2011)

      Incumbent Thinking: BT, Broadband and Ethernet Sean Williams, group strategy director at BT Group, and keynote speaker at the Broadband World Forum in September, gives Telecoms.com an overview of the UK incumbent’s comprehensive broadband deployments strategy. (Read Full Article)

    7. Frost & Sullivan: tw telecom takes third Ethernet share spot behind AT&T, Verizon

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 16 2011)

      Frost & Sullivan: tw telecom takes third Ethernet share spot behind AT&T, Verizon tw telecom's  (Nasdaq: TWTC) bullish movement in the Ethernet service arena has enabled it to secure the third ranking in Frost and Sullivan's market share analysis and was named a winner of 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Leadership. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan   tw telecom

    8. Metro Catchup 9/9: TW Telecom, AboveNet, NTELOS, MegaPath

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Sep 9 2011)

      Metro Catchup 9/9: TW Telecom, AboveNet, NTELOS, MegaPath TGIF again.  Before you go, let’s catch up quickly on what slipped through the cracks (at least for me): … [visit site to read more] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MegaPath   tw telecom

    9. U.S. Ethernet Bandwidth Surpasses Legacy Bandwidth

      Explore vision2mobile (Sep 8 2011)

      U.S. Ethernet Bandwidth Surpasses Legacy Bandwidth Ethernet has grown in importance since it is has many desirable characteristics: high bandwidth; is very scalable; meets latency requirements; and can be used in a multitude of access, metro and core applications. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom

    10. SureHosting Internet Solutions Selects tw telecom to Provide High-Speed ...

      Explore The Sacramento Bee (Sep 8 2011)

      SureHosting Internet Solutions Selects tw telecom to Provide High-Speed ... Application development and hosting provider, SureHosting Internet Solutions, has selected TW Telecom to provide Business Ethernet services and to connect the company's headquarters location in Kansas City with its data center in San Jose, Calif. ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    11. HR Launches Global Ethernet Executive Council

      Explore Light Reading (Sep 6 2011)

      HR Launches Global Ethernet Executive Council Heavy Reading unveils new community of service and technology experts shaping the Carrier Ethernet and cloud services markets. Heavy Reading has created the Ethernet Executive Council to honor individuals who have demonstrated industry leadership and a personal commitment to advancing the use of high-performance Ethernet services and technologies for the benefit of retail, wholesale and consumer customers. Among other things, the program will provide Council members with exclusive networking, speaking and LRTV interview opportunities at Light Reading's Ethernet-related events, the chance to participate in Heavy Reading Q&A interview columns published on Light Reading sites, and access to valuable ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   AT&T Inc.   IBM   Verizon Communications Inc.

    12. Vertical Systems Group Ranks Business Ethernet Leaders

      Explore Welcome To Cable360 (Aug 23 2011)

      Vertical Systems Group Ranks Business Ethernet Leaders Vertical Systems Group's Mid-Year 2011 US Business Ethernet Leaderboard expanded to include nine providers, according to new research on enterprise installations of Ethernet services. The nine providers (in rank order) are AT&T, Verizon, tw telecom, ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   NuVox   Qwest

    13. Windstream Deserves More Credit

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 18 2011)

      Windstream Deserves More Credit In the wake of Windstream’s announced intention to buy super-CLEC PAETEC, much of the media coverage focused on their desire or need to bulk up their presence in the enterprise space like everyone else.  But Windstream’s move is more bold than that in some ways, because they are doing something that the top three ILECs [...] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   Paetec

    14. VSG Ethernet Leaderboard: Indie telco CenturyLink rises

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 17 2011)

      VSG Ethernet Leaderboard: Indie telco CenturyLink rises Vertical Systems Group released its Mid-Year 2011 U.S. Business Ethernet Leaderboard, and though little has changed among the top three market leaders, independent telco CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) made its first appearance on the list, having bought its way to fourth place with its acquisition of Qwest Communications (Qwest had been ranked sixth at the end of 2010). Vertical Systems Group's Mid-Year 2011 U.S. Business Ethernet Leaderboard. VSG said the top three providers of enterprise Ethernet services continue to be AT&T (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), with the only recent change ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   XO Communications   NuVox

    15. tw telecom wins State of Texas with Carrier Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 11 2011)

      tw telecom wins State of Texas with Carrier Ethernet tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) struck yet another coup in the state & local government sector by winning a five-year contract with the State of Texas. Under the terms of contract, tw telecom will supply its suite of Carrier Ethernet, converged and VPN solutions to all of Texas' state agencies and departments. These agencies and departments will be able to purchase these services that fit within the constraints of their already tight budgets. Having built out fiber network infrastructure throughout Texas as well as providing services for the state government, Texas has been an ongoing growth market for tw telecom. Those network ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    16. With Carrier Ethernet exchanges, Ethernet WAN services available more places

      Explore WAN news, advice and research (Aug 10 2011)

      With Carrier Ethernet exchanges, Ethernet WAN services available more places Carriers use them to buy, sell and provision Carrier Ethernet connectivity among themselves, often for wholesaling capacity to each other for mobile backhaul. But as Ethernet WAN adoption grows and more carriers join these exchanges—many Ethernet exchanges are ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   SLA

    17. PAETEC brings 200 Mbps EoC to social networking company

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 9 2011)

      PAETEC brings 200 Mbps EoC to social networking company Leveraging EoC gear that Overture Networks acquired when it purchased the former Hatteras Networks, the new 200 Mbps service will be used to connect its data center to the Internet. To achieve the 200 Mbps speeds, Overture has incorporated higher rate ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Overture Networks   Paetec

    18. CENX Dives Deeper Into Wireless Backhaul, Signs LightSquared

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 9 2011)

      CENX Dives Deeper Into Wireless Backhaul, Signs LightSquared The evolution of the Ethernet Exchange business continues, as we are seeing each of the early participants taking the idea in their own unique directions.  Today it was CENX’s turn, as they unveiled the expansion of their wireless backhaul offering, as well as a major customer in LightSquared for whom they will be helping the [...] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CENX Inc.   tw telecom   Level (3)

    19. tw telecom Carrier Ethernet service growth drives Q2 revenue to $338.4M

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 9 2011)

      tw telecom Carrier Ethernet service growth drives Q2 revenue to $338.4M As has been the case in previous quarters, the growth drivers in tw telecom's earnings mix continue to be derived from enterprise, data and Carrier Ethernet and VPN-based products. Data and Internet services represent 47 percent of revenue for the quarter versus 42 percent in the same quarter last year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   tw telecom   Level (3)

    20. PAETEC Takes Ethernet over Copper to 200Mbps

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 8 2011)

      PAETEC Takes Ethernet over Copper to 200Mbps PAETEC (NASDAQ:PAET, news, filings) is pushing its Ethernet-over-Copper product line to the limit.  In May they bumped up their capabilities to 100Mbps, but today they doubled that again, provisioning a circuit offering bandwidth in excess of 200Mbps.  The link is being used by a ‘prominent web marketing company’ to connect its latest datacenter to the [...] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Overture Networks   Paetec

    21. Polish Operator Netia posts net profit of PLN 12.9 million for Q2

      Explore Telecompaper (Aug 4 2011)

      Polish Operator Netia posts net profit of PLN 12.9 million for Q2 Netia estimates that its total fixed broadband market share increased to 11.7 percent from 10.7 percent at 30 June 2010. Netia added 15,513 net broadband customers during Q2, (9,916 excluding Ethernet acquisitions) versus 13,835 net additions in Q1 (13,168 excluding Ethernet acquisitions) and 20,212 net additions in Q2 2010 (19,708 excluding Ethernet acquisitions). (Read Full Article)

    22. Dell to Buy Force10

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Jul 20 2011)

      Dell to Buy Force10 Force10 Networks has apparently finally found a home according to reports today.  Dell, the giant computer maker, will be buying the company according to reports today as part of an effort to raise its profile with enterprise customers and of course the cloud.  The deal is expected to close … [visit site to read more] (Read Full Article)

    23. Level 3 maintains it will complete Global Crossing deal despite DOJ investigation, XO protest

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 14 2011)

      Level 3 maintains it will complete Global Crossing deal despite DOJ investigation, XO protest A deal is a deal, right? Well, Level 3 Communications' (Nasdaq: LVLT) proposed acquisition of Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) is far from done as the Justice Department is now expanding its investigation of the deal. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Level (3)

    24. MegaPath introduces new promotions for its data, security and voice products

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 5 2011)

      MegaPath introduces new promotions for its data, security and voice products MegaPath has unveiled new pricing and guarantee promotions for its service suite that it hopes will help businesses reduce costs and risks that come with deploying new voice, data and security services in their respective organization. The new promotions include new incentives and price guarantees for three of its key services, including Hosted Voice, T1, and MPLS: Hosted VoIP: Taking a cue from its free Cisco phone offer to lure businesses to try VoIP service, MegaPath's Hosted Voice customers that purchase at least five seats will get a free Cisco SPA 303 IP phone and hardware, as well as ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MegaPath   Integra Telecom   tw telecom

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