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    1. Broadband Coalition:SMBs turn to CLECs for broadband, IP services:

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 27 2013)

      Broadband Coalition:SMBs turn to CLECs for broadband, IP services:

      The small to medium business (SMB) market is quite diverse, but the Broadband Coalition says in a new paper, "Broadband Innovators: Driving Small Business Forward" that those companies that  "adopt broadband and internet services are the fastest growing market segment." The group said that out of about $326 billion spent na­tionally on IT budgets, SMBs spend $293 billion.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   TeleGeography   tw telecom

    2. tw telecom brings fiber-based services to 30 Bay Area data centers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 25 2013)

      tw telecom brings fiber-based services to 30 Bay Area data centers

      tw telecom may not be a data center provider itself, but with its fiber now being connected to over 30 sites in the San Francisco Bay Area it's clear that it has become a key data center provider partner.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom

    3. Level 3 introduces cloud-based video conferencing solution

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 20 2013)

      Level 3 introduces cloud-based video conferencing solution

      Having these new cloud-based video conferencing services on hand means Level 3 Communications has another way to appeal to new multinational customers and existing customers who already use Level 3 for other services such as Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    4. AT&T, Microsoft enable private cloud networks for business customers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 19 2013)

      AT&T, Microsoft enable private cloud networks for business customers

      AT&T is helping business customers ease their transition to the cloud by enabling them to extend their private networks to Microsoft's cloud platform. As other legacy service revenues continue to decline, MPLS-based VPNs continue to be a bright spot in the telco's business revenues. In the second quarter, strategic business services--including VPN, Ethernet and hosting services--grew 15 percent year-over-year.

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      Mentions:   America Movil   tw telecom

    5. BT takes top ranking in global Ethernet services market

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 6 2013)

      BT takes top ranking in global Ethernet services market

      BT takes top ranking in global Ethernet services market. September 6, 2013 | By Sean Buckley. Share. Tools. Comment; Print · Contact Author · Reprint. BT Global Services (NYSE: BT) has beaten out Orange Business as the top global Ethernet provider, ...

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      Mentions:   NTT   Vertical Systems Group   Tata

    6. MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professionals Triple in 12 Months as MEF-CECPs

      Explore Ethernet Academy (Sep 5 2013)

      MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professionals Triple in 12 Months as MEF-CECPs

      The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) announces that the number of MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professionals (MEF-CECPs) has more than tripled over the past 12 months. This is due in great part to the number of service ...

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      Mentions:   Tata   Time Warner Cable   Metro Ethernet Forum

    7. Incumbents Verizon and AT&T compete with cable operators, CLECs for Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 5 2013)

      Incumbents Verizon and AT&T compete with cable operators, CLECs for Ethernet

      Competition in the U.S. Carrier Ethernet services market continues to heat up. While the top two telcos, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) remain the dominant Carrier Ethernet services players, they face growing competition from CLECs and cable MSOs that are ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   XO Communications   Time Warner Cable

    8. AT&T, Verizon Carrier Ethernet dominance challenged by tw telecom, Cox and other

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 5 2013)

      AT&T, Verizon Carrier Ethernet dominance challenged by tw telecom, Cox and other

      AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may be the dominant players in the Carrier Ethernet services market, but they increasingly are facing a set of savvy cable and CLEC competitors that are expanding their Ethernet service presence. The growing Ethernet profile of cable MSOs and CLECs was reflected in Vertical ... It also gained the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of its Ethernet-based products.

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      Mentions:   XO Communications   Time Warner Cable   tw telecom

    9. Back to School for Carrier Ethernet Competition

      Explore Light Reading (Aug 30 2013)

      Back to School for Carrier Ethernet Competition

      As the kids are heading back to school, it looks like Carrier Ethernet professionals have been earning their degrees, too. The Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional (CECP) program reportedly is very near to reaching the milestone of 1,000 certified professionals, according to EthernetAcademy.net. In the grand scheme of things, what do 1,000 certified professionals signify?

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      Mentions:   Heavy Reading   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

    10. MegaPath’s Any-to-Any Broadband Failover Services Enhance Ethernet Connectivity

      Explore CEN Feature (Aug 29 2013)

      MegaPath’s Any-to-Any Broadband Failover Services Enhance Ethernet Connectivity

      Nationwide fiber-based service provider MegaPath Corp. recently rolled out flexible Broadband Managed Failover services designed to give large and small business customers affordable peace of mind. While the failover services enable businesses with any type of primary network connection to keep operating during a network outage, the services help to enhance Ethernet connections and increase Ethernet sales.

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    11. AT&T plays cable catch-up game with 45 Mbps broadband market expansion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 29 2013)

      AT&T plays cable catch-up game with 45 Mbps broadband market expansion

      Leveraging their existing HFC plant and their DOCSIS 3.0 upgrades, all of the top MSOs, including Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) already offer 50, 75 and 100 Mbps tiers. In addition, launched 305 Mbps, Ethernet-based offering via its Xfinity service last September, and Charter was reportedly working on a 300 Mbps speed tier.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable

    12. France's Orange ordered to pay Verizon $735,472 over wholesale access dispute

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 23 2013)

      France's Orange ordered to pay Verizon $735,472 over wholesale access dispute

      A commercial court in France has ordered Orange to pay $735,472 to Verizon Communications for overcharging the U.S.-based telco for access to its copper network. France has been a big target for Verizon Business. It has extended its suite of IP and Carrier Ethernet services into the country for U.S. clients that extended their presence in the country and want to work with one service provider.

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    13. tw telecom Continues To Lead All Competitive Providers in Delivering Business

      Explore pr-bg.com (Aug 23 2013)

      "The U.S. market for Carrier Ethernet services continues on pace for another record year," said Rick Malone, principal at Vertical Systems Group. "tw telecom excels in this dynamic environment as the top ranked Competitive Provider on our Ethernet Leaderboard. ... The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) granted its stringent Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of tw telecom's Ethernet-based products.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    14. Cox, ViaWest Team for Cloud

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 22 2013)

      Cox, ViaWest Team for Cloud

      Cox Business was one of the first MSOs to really take on the metro Ethernet market, and they have a big customer base to sell cloud and colo services into.  They’ve chosen a different path from their larger cousin TW Cable, which bought NaviSite a while back to take cloud and managed services to market.

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      Mentions:   Cox Business

    15. Vsg: AT&T remains the dominant Ethernet player, but cable MSOs, CLECs gaining ground

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 21 2013)

      Vsg: AT&T remains the dominant Ethernet player, but cable MSOs, CLECs gaining ground

      AT&T may be the dominant Ethernet provider, but according to Vertical Systems Group's latest U.S. Ethernet Leaderboard report, it is facing a growing challenge from cable operators and CLECs.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   NuVox   Time Warner Cable

    16. AT&T Tops Verizon, CenturyLink, Others in Latest Ethernet Rankings

      Explore Channel Partners Magazine (Aug 20 2013)

      AT&T Tops Verizon, CenturyLink, Others in Latest Ethernet Rankings

      Vertical calculated port share in its Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard by using its base of enterprise installations, plus via direct input and other data from surveys of Ethernet service providers. XO improved its position to sixth, and Time Warner jumped up to ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   XO Communications   NuVox

    17. Level 3's Starbucks Wi-Fi deal could spell new enterprise revenue opportunities

      Explore FierceTelecom (Aug 5 2013)

      Level 3's Starbucks Wi-Fi deal could spell new enterprise revenue opportunities

      Level 3 Communications recently struck a major coup by unseating AT&T as Starbuck's preferred Wi-Fi backbone provider via a partnership with Google. According to a research analyst, Level 3 could use the Starbucks relationship to upsell their growing base of enterprise solutions to other nearby potential clients that reside in the same buildings.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   XO Communications   tw telecom

    18. tw telecom adds alert function to its on-demand bandwidth capability

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 29 2013)

      tw telecom adds alert function to its on-demand bandwidth capability

      tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) is helping its retail enterprise customers satisfy their bandwidth needs with the introduction of an alerts-driven dynamic capacity capability for its Carrier Ethernet bandwidth-on-demand option. Building on its growing intelligent network initiative, which includes its one-to-many national Ethernet interconnection solution and Dynamic Capacity services, the CLEC is now allowing customers to pre-set bandwidth utilization thresholds. Supporting up to 10 Gbps, a customer's Ethern

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

    19. tw telecom launches Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity

      Explore Telecompaper (Jul 25 2013)

      tw telecom launches Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity

      (Telecompaper) Provider of managed services, tw telecom has announced the launch of its new Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity real-time, automatic dedicated Ethernet bandwidth-on-demand capability. Enterprises will have the ability to pre-set bandwidth utilisation thresholds, without human intervention, that automatically doubles or triples network Business Ethernet bandwidth when reached.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    20. DukeNet joins ranks of MEF 2.0 certified providers

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jul 24 2013)

      DukeNet joins ranks of MEF 2.0 certified providers

      North Carolina-based fiber provider DukeNet Communications is the latest service provider to be awarded the Metro Ethernet Forum's rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification. CE 2.0 provides additional capability to match the performance needs of ...

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom   Comcast Business Services

    21. tw telecom introduces 40 Gig and 100 Gig connectivity for enterprises

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 28 2013)

      tw telecom introduces 40 Gig and 100 Gig connectivity for enterprises

      tw telecom introduces 40 Gig and 100 Gig connectivity for enterprisesFierceTelecomFor instance, a large financial services company can use tw telecom's 40 Gig or 100 Gig Business Ethernet services for higher speed connections to meet their growing bandwidth needs and for specific applications like storage management, virtualization ...and more »

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    22. 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

    23. tw telecom promotes Tina Davis, Mike Rouleau to regulatory posts

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 19 2013)

      tw telecom promotes Tina Davis, Mike Rouleau to regulatory posts tw telecom is adding new regulatory duties to two of its top executives, Mike Rouleau and Tina Davis, to accommodate the upcoming retirement of Paul Jones, EVP of General Counsel and Regulatory Policy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    24. tw telecom brings fiber connection to Sentinel's NC data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 12 2013)

      tw telecom brings fiber connection to Sentinel's NC data center tw telecom is extending its fiber network to Sentinel Data Centers' NC-1 carrier neutral data center in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Sentinel began building the 420,000 square foot facility late last year, and the first phase will be commissioned this month. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

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