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    1. tw telecom is prime acquisition target, says Corvex's Meister

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2013)

      tw telecom is prime acquisition target, says Corvex's Meister

      tw telecom's shares jumped 7.2 percent to $29.12 on Wednesday afternoon after being cited by Keith Meister, founder and managing partner of New York-based Corvex, as a prime acquisition target.  Meister said during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York that Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) or Verizon (NYSE: VZ) could be prime suitors for tw telecom, which has established itself as one of the largest domestic Ethernet and VPN service players.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   tw telecom   Level (3)

    2. tw telecom sees 14.3 percent climb to $202 million on strong Carrier Ethernet, VPN sales

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      tw telecom sees 14.3 percent climb to $202 million on strong Carrier Ethernet, VPN sales

      tw telecom reported that strong Carrier Ethernet and VPN product sales in Q1 2013 drove up data and Internet services revenue 14.3 percent, or $25 million year-over-year, to $202 million.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    3. UNSi acquires Airband, beefs up MPLS reach, adds broadband wireless

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      UNSi acquires Airband, beefs up MPLS reach, adds broadband wireless

      UNSi, a competitive service provider, has purchased Dallas-based Airband, a move that gives it expanded MPLS capabilities and, for its business customer base, broadband wireless services. Having the MPLS over fixed wireless service adds another delivery option for MPLS last mile, as Carrier Ethernet last mile, while speeding up installation time.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   tw telecom   Level (3)

    4. Tw Telecom revenues up 6.2% in Q1

      Explore Telecompaper (May 7 2013)

      Tw Telecom revenues up 6.2% in Q1

      (Telecompaper) US business services provider Tw Telecom reported first-quarter revenue up 6.2 percent year-on-year to USD 381.2 million. Adjusted EBITDA grew 3.2 percent to USD 136.0 million, while net profit fell to USD 13.1 million or USD 0.09 per share, from USD 19.3 million or USD 0.13 per share a year ago, hurt by higher interest costs and depreciation. After capex of USD 90.9 million, Tw Telecom reported free cash flow of USD 23.9 million for the quarter. For the full year, it still expects capex of USD 360-370 million ...

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    5. CenturyLink takes over DoD's $750 million DREN III networking contract

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 24 2013)

      CenturyLink takes over DoD's $750 million DREN III networking contract

      CenturyLink ( NYSE: CTL ) struck another major coup in the public sector service market by being awarded the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) III contract, unseating incumbent provider Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ). DREN III is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP). The HPCMP was designed to solve complicated and time ...

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Frontier   MCI

    6. DukeNet, Charter, Mammoth, tw telecom, Level 3,

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Apr 19 2013)

      DukeNet, Charter, Mammoth, tw telecom, Level 3,

      Lots of short but interesting items this week from across the industry. Here’s a quick look at some from the metro fiber community: … [visit site to read more]

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    7. Equinix Powers Low-Latency Video Ad Exchange

      Explore Data Center Knowledge (Apr 18 2013)

      Equinix Powers Low-Latency Video Ad Exchange

      Equinix (EQIX) and video advertising platform company Brightroll announced they are bringing to market an ultra-low-latency video advertising real-time bidding (RTB) solution. Plus customer wins from Interxion (INXN), Latisys and Phoenix NAP.

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    8. Global Capacity “One Hub” Supports TDM and Ethernet on a Single Link

      Explore CEN Feature (Apr 11 2013)

      Global Capacity “One Hub” Supports TDM and Ethernet on a Single Link

      Global Capacity hopes to better address the needs of enterprises that require a mixture of Carrier Ethernet and TDM services with a new offering called One Hub announced yesterday. The company offers both types of connectivity through its One Marketplace offering, but previously customers had to buy a separate connection into the One Marketplace hub for each service type.

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    9. CenturyLink, Windstream dominate the ILEC Ethernet services ecosystem

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 27 2013)

      CenturyLink, Windstream dominate the ILEC Ethernet services ecosystem

      Being incumbent carriers, the pair continues to face economic pressures and ongoing revenue issues as more of their customers migrate off legacy ATM and Frame Relay services to Ethernet. What's most exciting about the ILEC realm is the growing presence of CenturyLink and Windstream--two telcos that are arguably seeing the fastest growth in Ethernet and the overall business services market.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Qwest   Paetec

    10. Rob Held, ex-CEO of early Ethernet company Chipcom, passes away at 74

      Explore NetworkWorld.com (Mar 25 2013)

      Rob Held, ex-CEO of early Ethernet company Chipcom, passes away at 74

      John Robert (Rob) Held, who made a name for himself in the networking industry during the 1980s and 1990s as president and CEO of Ethernet hub pioneer Chipcom, has died at age of 74. Held suffered a brain hemorrhage earlier this month and died in Boston.

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    11. VSG: Business fiber gap is slowly closing

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 12 2013)

      VSG: Business fiber gap is slowly closing

      For much of the last decade, the lack of business fiber connections was often cited as an opportunity for new service providers and an embarrassment for those that had been around for a while and could have done better addressing the market. Density of fiber connections among U.S. businesses was regularly measured at well below 10 percent.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    12. CenturyLink, Windstream rise in Carrier Ethernet market

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 4 2013)

      CenturyLink, Windstream rise in Carrier Ethernet market

      U.S. incumbent telcos have taken charge of the U.S. retail Ethernet market as they continue to expand their respective portfolios and footprints to serve their SMB and enterprise customers, but they all face a challenging economic reality that's slowed revenue growth. 

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   NuVox   Qwest

    13. Increasingly Seamless Ethernet Offerings Fueling tw telecom’s Growth

      Explore CEN Feature (Feb 28 2013)

      Increasingly Seamless Ethernet Offerings Fueling tw telecom’s Growth

      In its recent earnings statement, tw telecom reported a $9 million increase in sequential quarterly enterprise revenue and the company’s 33rd consecutive quarter of sequential growth. The report demonstrates that tw telecom’s enterprise customers remain more than satisfied with the carrier’s increasingly sophisticated Ethernet products and services, said Mike Rouleau, Senior Vice President – Business Development and Strategy for tw telecom.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    14. tw telecom's 2013 Project: Instantaneous Bandwidth

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Feb 13 2013)

      tw telecom's 2013 Project: Instantaneous Bandwidth

      tw telecom’s CEO Larissa Herda has announced a new network platform that they will be putting together this year. Going by the moniker ‘Constellation’, the new platform aims to give enterprises the same sort of flexibility and speed they can get from cloud computing for their network pipes.

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      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Level (3)

    15. Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Service Differentiation & Visibility

      Explore Proactive Network News (Feb 12 2013)

      Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Service Differentiation & Visibility

      During the past year, competition in the Ethernet services market has expanded beyond a focus on service types, technical details and coverage to include an increased emphasis on service performance and the service wrap.

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      Mentions:   Heavy Reading   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

    16. tw telecom Q4 2012 revenue rises to $377.9 million on enterprise data service growth

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 12 2013)

      tw telecom Q4 2012 revenue rises to $377.9 million on enterprise data service growth

      For the year 2012, tw telecom revenue grew 7.6 percent year to $1.47 billion.  The CLEC's product line saw data and Internet services revenues increased 4.6 percent sequentially to $197.8 million as the result of an increase in strategic Carrier Ethernet and VPN-based product sales and other services. However, these results were partially offset by churn and repricing.  

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    17. Fairpoint Exec Touts Carrier Ethernet Backhaul Successes

      Explore CEN Feature (Jan 24 2013)

      Fairpoint Exec Touts Carrier Ethernet Backhaul Successes

      As we’ve noted in previous posts, mobile backhaul based on Carrier Ethernet is an excellent opportunity for incumbent local telcos, enabling those that don’t have a mobile business to participate in the mobile data boom. No incumbent carrier seems to be taking that opportunity more seriously than Fairpoint Communications, as I learned from a recent interview with Fairpoint Vice President of Wholesale Sales Michelle Hymson.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    18. Sizing up 2012's top wireline mergers and acquisitions

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jan 23 2013)

      Sizing up 2012's top wireline mergers and acquisitions

      Not everyone is a big fan of acquiring other companies. Despite rumors that CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) might buy them, tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a competitive telco that's seen continual growth in the Ethernet services market, maintains that while it has considered deals it sees no sense of urgency to purchase another company.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications   Zayo   tw telecom

    19. tw telecom Launches MEF 33 Carrier Ethernet Access Service

      Explore CEN Feature (Jan 22 2013)

      tw telecom Launches MEF 33 Carrier Ethernet Access Service

      Thanks to the MEF 33 standard approved last year, tw telecom is now able to offer its wholesale customers a new option when they need Carrier Ethernet connectivity to markets where they don’t have their own infrastructure. The service is called E-Access and it enables tw telecom’s carrier customers to interconnect with tw telecom in a single market and gain connectivity to buildings in any of its other 74 markets.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    20. tw telecom expands fiber presence in Maryland and Idaho

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 19 2012)

      tw telecom expands fiber presence in Maryland and Idaho

      tw telecom on Tuesday expanded its fiber network into both Montgomery County, Md., and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, as part of its ongoing movement to serve a greater set of business customers in key growth markets. Over these new fiber networks, tw telecom will focus on providing its Business Ethernet services, including its new Intelligent Network services such as Enhanced Management and Dynamic Capacity.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    21. tw telecom Stretches Into Coeur d’Alene

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Dec 18 2012)

      tw telecom Stretches Into Coeur d’Alene

      TW Telecom  is expanding its national metro fiber footprint into a new metro area. They’ve built out fiber in Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls up in the Idaho Panhandle, stretching to the east from their existing Spokane market presence across the border in Washington. The expansion will bring tw telecom’s core Business Ethernet offering to the doors of hundreds of businesses in Coeur d’Alene’s business district.

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      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom

    22. tw telecom broadens reach of its "One to Many" wholesale Ethernet service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Dec 18 2012)

      tw telecom broadens reach of its "One to Many" wholesale Ethernet service

      tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) on Monday expanded the reach of its Ethernet E-Access, or "One to Many" wholesale service, for its service provider customers. tw telecom's E-Line network provides a Layer 2 nationwide Ethernet backbone. (Source: tw telecom) With the One to Many Ethernet service, wholesale customers that need to expand Ethernet access for a customer that has facilities outside of their respective network footprint can go to tw telecom to get a single connection point to get to multiple buildings in the CLEC's 75-city U.S. footprint.

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      Mentions:   China Telecom   IEEE   tw telecom

    23. USA Fiber M&A: A Desert In 2012 Except for Zayo

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Dec 18 2012)

      USA Fiber M&A: A Desert In 2012 Except for Zayo

      As last year ended, I predicted that fiber M&A activity in the USA would decrease for 2012. Zayo’s Dan Caruso set out to prove me wrong of course, with six of his seven acquisitions aimed at yet more fiber. But beyond Zayo, I seem to have been right because it was pretty sparse when it [...]

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Consolidated Communications   Integra Telecom

    24. Tw telecom launches E-Access Ethernet service

      Explore Telecompaper (Dec 18 2012)

      Tw telecom launches E-Access Ethernet service

      (Telecompaper) Provider of managed services tw telecom has announced the wide availability of its newest national Ethernet service, E-Access or 'One to Many' Ethernet. The service is designed to provide ubiquitous Business Ethernet reach across the US to enterprise customers and buildings through a single Ethernet connection scalable to 10 Gig.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

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