1. Articles in category: National

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    1. 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)

    2. 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

    3. The 15 most powerful people in wireline

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 23 2011)

      The 15 most powerful people in wireline Service providers and their vendor partners are targeting new innovations to deliver consumer-rich video service (FTTH services, IPTV and over-the-top video) and emerging business services (cloud and Carrier Ethernet).   (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   tw telecom

    4. Metro Ethernet Forum Celebrates 10 Years of Accomplishments

      Explore pcworld.com (Jun 22 2011)

      Metro Ethernet Forum Celebrates 10 Years of Accomplishments When the Metro Ethernet Forum celebrates its 10th anniversary next month, it can tick off quite a list of accomplishments for the ways it has shaped the Layer 2 Ethernet standard. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   ENNI   CenturyLink

    5. Randy Nicklas, XO Communications: Wireline's most powerful people

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 22 2011)

      Randy Nicklas, XO Communications: Wireline's most powerful people During his 12 years at XO Communications, first as Vice President of Engineering and ow as Chief Technology Officer, Randy Nicklas, a former MCI and NASA technologist, has driven a number of key technology and service initiatives for the competitive provider. Not content to rest on its laurels, XO had expanded its Carrier Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network by more than 30 percent, increasing its EoC coverage in 39 existing markets, for example.    (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   MCI

    6. Arunas Chesonis, PAETEC: Wireline's most powerful people

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 22 2011)

      Arunas Chesonis, PAETEC: Wireline's most powerful people Arunas Chesonis, Chairman and CEO of PAETEC, has never been one to back down from taking on new challenges from both incumbents and the growing cable threat in his growing network footprint.   Take Carrier Ethernet over Copper. This year, PAETEC plans to build out EoC to 160 new COs (central offices) and introduced a 100 Mbps EoC service. Upon completion, PAETEC will have 435 COs to reach about 400,000 buildings. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Paetec

    7. Dave Wittwer, TDS: Wireline's most powerful people

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 22 2011)

      Dave Wittwer, TDS: Wireline's most powerful people Dave Wittwer has worn various hats at TDS (NYSE: TDS), the eighth largest U.S.-based telco, since he started working for the service provider in 1983. Wittwer and his team have set a clear focus on targeting emerging business needs with Carrier Ethernet and cloud services.    (Read Full Article)

    8. Larissa Herda, tw telecom: Wireline's most powerful people

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 22 2011)

      Larissa Herda, tw telecom: Wireline's most powerful people Since becoming CEO and President of tw telecom , a service provider once known as Time Warner Telecom in a joint venture with Time Warner Cable, Larissa Herda's leadership has helped vault it into becoming one of the largest and most profitable among the competitive U.S.-based business service providers. With a focus on business services, it's not surprising that tw telecom attributes that success to selling Carrier Ethernet-based services to business users. In Q1 2011, Ethernet and IP-based services drove a 17.9 percent increase in tw telecom's data revenues. Overall, the service provider's data ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   tw telecom

    9. Jeff Storey, Level 3 Communications: Wireline's most powerful people

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 22 2011)

      Jeff Storey, Level 3 Communications: Wireline's most powerful people Although Level 3 is known for its wholesale capabilities, a major thrust of the Global Crossing deal is about delivering enterprise services in its domestic and international markets like collaboration, CDN (content delivery networks), VPN (virtual private networks) and of course Carrier Ethernet. Jeff Storey, President & COO, Level 3 Communications Jeff Storey may have only joined Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) in 2008, but his connection to the company dates back to 2005 when Level 3 acquired the former WilTel. At that time, Storey went onto work for Leucadia Telecommunications Group. After running into a number of integration problems through ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Level (3)

    10. 360Networks Crosses Texas

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Jun 22 2011)

      360Networks Crosses Texas This is the second expansion for 360Networks in Texas this year. Back in February they did a deal with Alpheus for metro coverage in Dallas and perhaps further south too. There could be more on the way, they are still sitting on a somewhat unique route running south from Chicago down to New Orleans and back over to Dallas. But then again, what with the addition of IP/Ethernet to their product set and these other projects, perhaps they’re busy enough for now. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Level (3)

    11. AboveNet brings Carrier Ethernet to i/o's New Jersey data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 6 2011)

      AboveNet brings Carrier Ethernet to i/o's New Jersey data center AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) has established network presence at i/o's Edison, N.J. data center, a move that will allow i/o to offer its clients a number of new low latency, GigE network services. Under the terms of the deal, i/o will extend AboveNet's fiber optic network to provide fully redundant, all fiber access to new and existing customers. New Jersey is a prime location as its the home of many of the largest financial institutions that are looking for new low latency network routes into New York for financial trading. Anthony Wagner, i/o's ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   Integra Telecom   Zayo

    12. Jean McManus, Verizon: Through the IPv6 looking glass

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 6 2011)

      Jean McManus, Verizon: Through the IPv6 looking glass As executive director of Packet Technology and Transport in Verizon's Corporate Technology Organization, McManus is leading the IPv6 initiative across Verizon's business units focused on migration to IPv6. A veteran of GTE Government Systems, she also leads a technical team with responsibility for IP, Carrier Ethernet, and optical network architecture for Verizon's wireline networks To say Jean McManus is enthusiastic about the transition to IPv6 would be an understatement. As executive director of Packet Technology and Transport in Verizon's Corporate Technology Organization, McManus is leading the IPv6 initiative across Verizon's business units focused on migration ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NTT   Verizon Communications Inc.

    13. tw telecom Adds KEMET and Bowman

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (May 26 2011)

      tw telecom Adds KEMET and Bowman The market’s recent surge in interest in metro fiber has benefited tw telecom’s stock price lately as well, and I have speculated that they might be interested in M&A following Level 3′s big move and the many assets that appear to be for sale.  They have one of the best strategic platforms on which to [...] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    14. Bowman Consulting Group selects tw telecom Carrier Ethernet for business services, connecting remote offices

      Explore Lightwave Online (May 25 2011)

      Bowman Consulting Group selects tw telecom Carrier Ethernet for business services, connecting remote offices tw telecom is providing Bowman’s 14 offices with new networking systems, including high-speed Carrier Ethernet Internet and IP VPN (MPLS) services, as part of a multi-year agreement. The new services will enable Bowman to connect its remote offices and headquarter location efficiently, securely, and cost effectively, says a representative (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    15. XO enhances its international network reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 23 2011)

      XO enhances its international network reach XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO) is responding to the growing need for global connectivity with plans to expand a suite of its international network service elements. When this expansion effort is complete, XO will be able to offer its enterprise and carrier customers a mix of Dedicated Internet Access, Carrier Ethernet, MPLS IP-VPN and Private Line services. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   Zayo   tw telecom

    16. UK-based Hyperoptic to offer 1 Gbps FTTP service

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 23 2011)

      UK-based Hyperoptic to offer 1 Gbps FTTP service Hyperoptic, another creation of Boris Ivanovic and Dana Pressman Tobak, the duo who created ISP Be, will soon launch a 1 Gbps Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) service. To deliver the service, Hyperoptic will install a Gbps-capable fiber cable into an MDU's base and run either a GigE or fiber directly to each living unit or office. Being a competitive provider, Ivanovic said that Hyperoptic will have to house some aggregation equipment in BT COs, the initial network build leverage "our own parallel infrastructure, a network together with all components full managed by us". (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   sidera

    17. Kemet selects tw telecom to provide Gigabit Ethernet Service

      Explore Telecompaper (May 23 2011)

      Kemet selects tw telecom to provide Gigabit Ethernet Service Electronic components manufacturer Kemet has selected US carrier tw telecom to provide Gigabit Carrier Ethernet Service to connect Kemet's North American headquarters in Simpsonville, South Carolina, to one of its data centres in Columbia, South Carolina. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    18. Optical transmission innovations underpin service growth

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 16 2011)

      Optical transmission innovations underpin service growth Optical transmission innovations are tightly linked to the emergence and rapid growth of Internet video, cloud-centric services, 4G mobile, and financial trading networks. Advances in video technology, server and storage virtualization, flow-based routing, and wireless technology combined with innovative new business models spawned these new services. However, the high capacity, flexibility and declining unit costs of optical transmission systems are essential to transforming these service concepts into commercially successful offerings. Performance, cost, quality, flexibility and operational hurdles must be overcome to achieve large-scale commercial success for the new services.  Internet video, cloud-centric services and 4G mobile broadband all require substantially ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   IEEE   Zayo   tw telecom

    19. Carrier Ethernet helps raise tw telecom revenues to $332.5M

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 11 2011)

      Carrier Ethernet helps raise tw telecom revenues to $332.5M From a product perspective, the strongest performer in tw telecom's Q1 2011 results were data and Internet services which grew 17.9 percent due to continued Carrier Ethernet and IP-based product sales. Overall data and Internet services represented 46 percent of revenue for the quarter, up from 41 percent in 2010. As seen by all service providers, tw telecom's voice service revenue declined 1.2 percent, a factor it attributes to churn and a reduction in usage based services. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    20. Industry Spotlight: Clint Heiden of PAETEC Fiber Services

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Apr 26 2011)

      Industry Spotlight: Clint Heiden of PAETEC Fiber Services Today we are joined by Clint Heiden, who was until recently President at Intellifiber Networks and is now President of PAETEC Fiber Services.  PAETEC purchased Intellifiber as part of the Cavalier transaction last autumn, and has since expanded the unit’s scope.  They’ve added in the former McLeodUSA assets, national accounts, and fixed wireless services as [...] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Paetec   Intellifiber Networks   Intellifiber

    21. Verizon's Q1 wireline gets EBITDA boost from FiOS and enterprise services, but revenue misses forecasts

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 21 2011)

      Verizon's Q1 wireline gets EBITDA boost from FiOS and enterprise services, but revenue misses forecasts By increasing its focus on new strategic enterprise services, including cloud and Carrier Ethernet services, Verizon's business revenue rose 12.8 percent to $3.8 billion. Meanwhile, global wholesale revenue declined $162 million year over year due to slowing international voice revenue. (Read Full Article)

    22. Leading Law Firm Selects tw telecom for Business Ethernet

      Explore vartips.com (Apr 15 2011)

      Leading Law Firm Selects tw telecom for Business Ethernet tw telecom is delivering SGR a comprehensive suite of new networking solutions including business Ethernet services - Extended Native LAN (ENLAN) and Elite NLAN - and digital voice/voice-over-IP services as part of a multi-year agreement. The new services allow SGR to more efficiently, securely and cost-effectively connect its East Coast offices. Read more: http://vartips.com/carriers/tw-telecom/1866-1866.html#ixzz1Jv4TTWF0 tw telecom is delivering SGR a comprehensive suite of new networking solutions including business Ethernet services - Extended Native LAN (ENLAN) and Elite NLAN - and digital voice/voice-over-IP services as part of a multi-year agreement. The new services allow SGR to ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom

    23. Ethernet Europe: Coming Down From the Cloud

      Explore Light Reading (Apr 12 2011)

      Ethernet Europe: Coming Down From the Cloud It's not Carrier Ethernet or cloud services alone that will please enterprise customers, but a hybrid approach, according to Verizon Business (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Cablevision   Time Warner Cable   CableLabs

    24. AT&T, Comcast say they are ready for 100 Gbps Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2011)

      AT&T, Comcast say they are ready for 100 Gbps Ethernet Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) recent 100 Gbps deployments in both Europe and on select U.S. routes may have been gaining all of the attention, but AT&T (NYSE: T) and Comcast maintain they are on the same 100 Gbps path. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Level (3)

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