1. Articles in category: National

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    1. 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)

    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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

    5. 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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    6. 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)

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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)

    10. 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

    11. 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)

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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)

    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. 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

    24. 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

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