1. Articles in category: National

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    1. tw telecom Starts to Fire Up Constellation For CoreSite

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Jun 10 2013)

      tw telecom Starts to Fire Up Constellation For CoreSite

      Three months after unveiling their Constellation project for 2013, TW Telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC, news, filings) is preparing to fire it up, at least in prototype form. And along the way, they’ll be providing dynamic Carrier Ethernet connectivity to CoreSite’s Open Cloud Exchange. … [visit site to read more]

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      Mentions:   tw telecom

    2. Zayo serves up U.S. West Coast 100G wavelength service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 7 2013)

      Zayo serves up U.S. West Coast 100G wavelength service Zayo has added a Seattle-to-Los Angeles fiber route offering 100G wavelength network services for its growing base of media content and internet companies that reside on the West Coast. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Level (3)

    3. tw telecom's Carrier Ethernet portfolio gets Mef Ce 2.0 certification

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 5 2013)

      tw telecom's Carrier Ethernet portfolio gets Mef Ce 2.0 certification

      tw telecom has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of its Ethernet service sets. The carrier is also the first provider to certify its wholesale and retail E-Access Ethernet Private Line and Ethernet Virtual Private Line.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    4. Tw Telecom achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Explore Telecompaper (Jun 5 2013)

      Tw Telecom achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      (Telecompaper) Managed services provider, tw telecom has announced that the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) granted its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to four of the...

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   tw telecom

    5. Finding new opportunities in the data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 28 2013)

      Finding new opportunities in the data center

      The data center market continues to evolve from a place where enterprises and service providers store racks of equipment to a platform for delivering managed services. One of the key trends driving the new interest in data centers, for both traditional providers and ILECs that are trying to transform themselves from voice-centric telcos, is cloud services.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Infonetics   Zayo

    6. M&A Buzz Followup: What tw telecom Could Buy

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (May 20 2013)

      M&A Buzz Followup: What tw telecom Could Buy

      Following my contrarian article last week where I predicted that tw telecom would not only not sell as analysts are predictingbut actually buy something, several folks asked me the rather obvious followup of ‘whom’. One regular commenter went so far as to ask if all roads still stop at XO, which of course has been [...]

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      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Lightower

    7. Zayo's acquisitions drive up fiscal Q3 revenues to $251.4 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 16 2013)

      Zayo's acquisitions drive up fiscal Q3 revenues to $251.4 million Zayo reported that its fiscal third quarter 2013 revenues rose $7.9 million, sequentially, to $251.4 million due to an increase in net installations and growth, mainly from its acquisitions of First Telecom Services and Litecast. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Level (3)

    8. 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)

    9. 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)

    10. 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)

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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)

    14. 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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    15. 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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    16. 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

    17. 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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    18. 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)

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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)

    22. 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

    23. 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)

    24. 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

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