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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. Level 3, TW Telecom sign settlement-free peering deal

      Explore Total Telecom (Dec 2 2012)

      Level 3, TW Telecom sign settlement-free peering deal

      Level 3 Communications Inc. has struck a long-term Internet traffic-exchange agreement with Ethernet provider TW Telecom Inc., enabling Internet customers on one network to share Internet content with customers on the other network more efficiently and cost-effectively.

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      Mentions:   Communications Inc.   tw telecom   Level (3)

    5. ATM and Frame Relay Phase-Outs Create Challenges and Opportunities for Operators and Customers

      Explore CEN Feature (Nov 29 2012)

      ATM and Frame Relay Phase-Outs Create Challenges and Opportunities for Operators and Customers

      Reagan was still in his first term as president when the concepts of ATM and Frame Relay were proposed. As technologies go that makes them dinosaurs, yet they still represent a sizeable chunk of business for some operators – albeit for not much longer. Verizon Communications, for example, still has a lot of ATM and Frame Relay customers. Over the summer, Verizon told them they have three years to migrate to IP technologies such as Carrier Ethernet.

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    6. HickoryTech's Enventis wins 10-year contract with West Fargo School district

      Explore FierceTelecom (Nov 16 2012)

      HickoryTech's Enventis wins 10-year contract with West Fargo School district

      Enventis, the business services arm of HickoryTech (Nasdaq: HTCO), has been awarded a new 10-year WAN services contract with the West Fargo School District. The service provider has been providing services to the school district since 2000, and this is a renewal of that existing contract. Under the terms of the $1 million contract which will go into effect on July 1, 2013, Enventis will provide services for 15 facilities, including the soon to be built Liberty Middle School that will be open in the 2013-14 school year.

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    7. MEF announces winners of the APAC, North America and Global Carrier Ethernet Awards – 2012

      Explore telecomkh (Nov 15 2012)

      MEF announces winners of the APAC, North America and Global Carrier Ethernet Awards – 2012

      The winners of the prestigious 2012 MEF Carrier Ethernet Awards for the APAC, North America and Global regions were announced recently, with the APAC awards being presented at the recent MEF APAC Summit in Shanghai and the North America and Global award winners being named at the Light Reading Ethernet Expo in New York

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      Mentions:   Informa   IDC   Frost & Sullivan

    8. CenturyLink Puts 100GigE In Place

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Nov 14 2012)

      CenturyLink Puts 100GigE In Place

      CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL, news, filings) isn’t waiting any longer, and today jumped on the 100G bandwagon.  They are now offering 100G Ethernet Wavelengths across their US footprint plus Singapore and London.  Further expansion of the upgrade internationally is planned for early 2013. 

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      Mentions:   Qwest   tw telecom

    9. tw telecom Recognized for Dynamic Capacity, Wins 2012 North America Carrier Ethernet Award for Best Ethernet Business Application

      Explore Business Ethernet (Nov 12 2012)

      tw telecom Recognized for Dynamic Capacity, Wins 2012 North America Carrier Ethernet Award for Best Ethernet Business Application

      Today’s CIOs are faced with a growing set of application requirements and network demands to support the needs of their business. Many businesses are looking to the cloud as a way to rapidly introduce new applications in a more cost-effective way, but are quickly realizing the public Internet cannot support the security, reliability and management tools they need to support their mission-critical applications. tw telecom’s (News - Alert) Intelligent Network provides visibility, flexibility and c

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    10. Carrier Ethernet Has a Job for SDN

      Explore Light Reading (Nov 7 2012)

      Carrier Ethernet Has a Job for SDN

      Software-defined networking (SDN) can do a lot of things, but one application emerged as the favorite among the Carrier Ethernet crowd: dynamic bandwidth allocation. The ability to increase or decrease bandwidth on demand came up during multiple sessions Tuesday as speakers expounded on why they think SDN is going to be important in the Ethernet services sector. SDN encompasses a lot more than that, of course. The model espoused by the Internet Engineering Task

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      Mentions:   AT&T Inc.   Heavy Reading   Metro Ethernet Forum

    11. Carrier Ethernet Heads to the Next Level

      Explore Light Reading (Nov 6 2012)

      Carrier Ethernet Heads to the Next Level

      The demands placed on Carrier Ethernet service providers are changing rapidly, and tw telecom inc. (Nasdaq: TWTC) is addressing some of them by allowing customers to scale bandwidth on demand and to manage the performance of their applications. "We're moving from delivering circuits to customers to delivering services," said Michael Rouleau, tw telecom senior vice president of business development and strategy, in his keynote here Tuesday morning. "Our industry

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    12. Special access with Larissa Herda of tw telecom

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 25 2012)

      Special access with Larissa Herda of tw telecom

      Larissa Herda, CEO of tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), is feeling confident about the success of the CLEC she runs. In Q2 2012, the service provider's revenue rose 1.6 percent sequentially to $364.5 million due to strong carrier Ethernet and VPN sales. Of course, the main concern that's on the mind of Herda and other competitive carrier executives these days are the rules governing the special access circuits they have to purchase from incumbent carriers

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      Mentions:   Quality of Service   tw telecom

    13. tw telecom's Dynamic Capacity service launches in Washington, D.C.

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 12 2012)

      tw telecom's Dynamic Capacity service launches in Washington, D.C.

      tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) on Friday began offering its bandwidth-on-demand service, Dynamic Capacity, to local businesses and government agencies in Washington, D.C. With the Dynamic Capacity E-Line service, business customers will be able to double or triple their network capacity without any interruption to their service. Customers can also access reports on network performance and conduct troubleshooting on the service provider's MyPortal interface.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   tw telecom   Intelligent Network

    14. MegaPath’s Carrier Ethernet-over-Copper Expansion Could Give Company an Edge

      Explore CEN Feature (Oct 11 2012)

      MegaPath’s Carrier Ethernet-over-Copper Expansion Could Give Company an Edge

      MegaPath has some strong differentiation points now that the company has completed the build-out of what it believes is the largest Ethernet-over-copper footprint in the U.S.

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      Mentions:   MegaPath

    15. tw telecom expands fiber network into Kansas City area

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 10 2012)

      tw telecom expands fiber network into Kansas City area

      tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) on Monday announced it expanded its fiber network, targeting new business service opportunities in the Kansas City area with a particular focus on opportunities located north of the Missouri River and the Central Business District. By making this network expansion move, the CLEC can potentially target over 300 additional business opportunities in Kansas City.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    16. tw telecom wins WAN contract with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 5 2012)

      tw telecom wins WAN contract with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

      tw telecom will supply Ethernet Internet Services (EIS) and 10G wavelength services for medical and health-related data connectivity to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Indian Health Services (IHS) in Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Albuquerque, N.M.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    17. CenturyLink Said to be Eyeing tw telecom

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Sep 30 2012)

      CenturyLink Said to be Eyeing tw telecom

      tw telecom, on the other hand, is looking like precisely the right puzzle piece: 20K+ metro route miles with 16,000 on-net buildings, and a finely tuned enterprise-focused business model with room for revenue synergies by selling cloud services to its connectivity/Ethernet/VPN/Voice customer base. And it’s fully US domestic, with almost no legacy baggage.

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      Mentions:   Qwest   tw telecom   CenturyLink

    18. Integra Backs Up Enterprise VPN Service with Verizon Wireless

      Explore CEN Feature (Sep 27 2012)

      Integra Backs Up Enterprise VPN Service with Verizon Wireless

      With a single shovel stroke, an elderly woman scavenging for copper in the Eastern European country of Georgia took out the Internet for everyone in Armenia. That’s just one example of the myriad things that can take down an enterprise’s broadband services.  

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      Mentions:   Integra Telecom

    19. Zayo – AboveNet national network integration

      Explore vartips.com (Sep 20 2012)

      Zayo – AboveNet national network integration

      Zayo Group announces the completion of the network integration between Zayo and AboveNet networks. The resulting combined network nearly doubles Zayo’s national network reach and provides connectivity that spans over 61,000 route miles in 45 states and 7 countries.

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      Mentions:   Zayo Group   Zayo

    20. DPSciences Hooks Up Via tw telecom

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Sep 20 2012)

      DPSciences Hooks Up Via tw telecom

      tw will be providing DPSciences with fiber connectivity, Business Ethernet, and a suite of converged services: voice, internet access, and MPLS IP VPN.  That’s their core offering to the enterprise in a nutshell right there, with only minor differences in approach depending on the vertical.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    21. Tw telecom delivers advanced data services to DPSciences

      Explore Telecompaper (Sep 20 2012)

      Tw telecom delivers advanced data services to DPSciences

      US operator Tw telecom is delivering advanced data services to technology services provider DPSciences in three locations.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    22. CENX Gains Another Big Backer

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Sep 17 2012)

      CENX Gains Another Big Backer

      Carrier Ethernet Exchange specialist CENX (news) has found itself yet another big name backer. Today they revealed that the Swedish-based vendor Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC, news, filings) participated in their latest round of financing. Earlier this summer it was Verizon’s investment arm along with Mesirow Financial that joined with the original trio of DCM< highland, and Wasatch.

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    23. FCC to relax rules for cable-CLEC M&A

      Explore FierceTelecom (Sep 12 2012)

      FCC to relax rules for cable-CLEC M&A

      Cable operators may finally get more freedom to acquire CLECs to expand their business service capabilities, according to a Stifel Nicolaus report, which said that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may relax rules that govern these deals. One of the advantages that cable operators have in the business market is that they don't have to cannibalize existing T1 or TDM-based voice revenues as they offer IP-based SIP Trunking and Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   XO Communications   Time Warner Cable

    24. TelePacific Names Thakur Engineering VP

      Explore Channel Partners Magazine (Sep 7 2012)

      TelePacific Names Thakur Engineering VP

      TelePacific Communications on Thursday named former Time Warner Telecom executive Tony Thakur as vice president of engineering. Thakur has 20 years of experience in telecom engineering and most recently served as executive vice president of engineering and operations for Carrier Ethernet Exchange. "Tony is a proven leader with an impressive record of implementing and managing advanced telecommunications networks an

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      Mentions:   TelePacific   tw telecom   TelePacific Communications

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