1. Articles in category: Metro Ethernet

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    1. Lightpath surpasses 7,000 on-net building milestone in New York metro area

      Explore FierceTelecom (21 hours, 6 min ago)

      Lightpath surpasses 7,000 on-net building milestone in New York metro area

      Lightpath has further solidified its growing presence in the New York metro Carrier Ethernet services market by announcing that its fiber network now reaches more than 7,000 buildings and spans more than 5,800 route miles.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Cablevision   Time Warner Cable

    2. Telecom Industry Success Hinges on Compliance with Carrier Ethernet Standards

      Explore tmcnet.com (Apr 15 2014)

      Telecom Industry Success Hinges on Compliance with Carrier Ethernet Standards

      As Carrier Ethernet continues to ascend into the mainstream, the Metro Ethernet Forum’s Five Attributes of Carrier Ethernet – standardized services, scalability, reliability, quality of service, and service management – have evolved into more clearly defined standards.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    3. RCN Business scores MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification »

      Explore » Connecting the Ethernet industry (Apr 10 2014)

      RCN Business scores MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification http://t.co/JqKfs5vXGL

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    4. Installation Timeframes for Metro Ethernet, T1, DSL, and Wireless

      Explore MegaNet Communications (Apr 8 2014)

      Installation Timeframes for Metro Ethernet, T1, DSL, and Wireless

      When we’re working with new customers, one of the first questions we ask is what sort of timeframe they’re looking at to have their new services up and running. Usually there’s enough time to get new services installed and tested before they cut over, however every now and again we’ll get a call from someone who’s got a bit of a, shall we say, urgent need. “We’re moving in 3 weeks.

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    5. RCN Business achieves Mef Ce 2.0 certification for Ethernet service suite

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 8 2014)

      RCN Business achieves Mef Ce 2.0 certification for Ethernet service suite

      RCN Business, a competitive business service provider, added another potential element of differentiation by gaining the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.

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      Mentions:   RCN   tw telecom   Comcast Business Services

    6. TDS' stimulus program will breathe broadband life into 27,000 rural households

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 3 2014)

      TDS' stimulus program will breathe broadband life into 27,000 rural households

      Out of all of the telcos that applied for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) grants as part of the ARRA broadband stimulus funding program in 2009 and 2010, TDS Telecom was the most aggressive. Because TDS' network infrastructure is built with a mix of Carrier Ethernet transport to VDSL2 and GPON in the last mile, these network builds can also support nearby business customers.

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    7. Open cloud initiatives move into test phase | Datacenter Dynamics

      Explore DatacenterDynamics (Mar 31 2014)

      Open cloud initiatives move into test phase | Datacenter Dynamics

      The industry body set up to champion new technologies for carrier ethernet – the MEF – and the newly formed CloudEthernetForum (CEF) have created a new Open Cloud Project which will offer a real-life test environment for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN) and Carrier Ethernet applications.

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      Mentions:   IDC   Tata   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. SPONSORED ARTICLE: Overture Tunes Up for Carrier Services Orchestration

      Explore SDNCentral (Mar 28 2014)

      SPONSORED ARTICLE: Overture Tunes Up for Carrier Services Orchestration

      After more than 13 years of selling Carrier Ethernet equipment to telcos, Overture Networks is diving into software, getting ready to sell orchestration and a controller for the metro network. Yes, all networking vendors are becoming software-heavy in the face of software-defined networking (SDN).

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      Mentions:   Cyan   Overture Networks   NFV

    9. Bright House Networks rebrands Enterprise Solutions

      Explore Telecompaper (Mar 24 2014)

      Bright House Networks rebrands Enterprise Solutions

      Bright House Networks has introduced Enterprise Solutions' new brand identity: "We're wired differently." "We do things differently," said Craig Crowden, senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions and Network Engineering and Operations. Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions' aim is to design and deliver customised, scalable and technologically advanced services to meet the communications and networking needs of its clients. The company will also collaborate with clients about their needs and then integrating its voice, data and cloud-based services including hosted voice, dedicated internet service, managed Wi-Fi and metro Ethernet

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      Mentions:   Bright House Networks

    10. FirstLight targets wholesale opportunities with new Ethernet Access service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 20 2014)

      FirstLight targets wholesale opportunities with new Ethernet Access service

      FirstLight Fiber has begun offering its wholesale Ethernet Access service throughout its entire footprint serving upstate New York and northern New England.

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      Mentions:   Cyan

    11. Made to Order Carrier Ethernet

      Explore pipelinepub.com (Mar 19 2014)

      Made to Order Carrier Ethernet

      Joe Winn, the technology manager for Sequoyah Electric, a commercial electrical contracting company based in Redmond, Wash., knew he needed a dedicated fiber solution to provide the higher capacity and more reliable bandwidth that would keep his facilities around the Seattle region connected and properly backed up. But he also assumed that upgrading to an all-optical option would be cost-prohibitive.

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    12. Goodbye Reliance Globalcom, hello Global Cloud Xchange

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Mar 18 2014)

      Goodbye Reliance Globalcom, hello Global Cloud Xchange

      The global networking arm of India’s Reliance Communications has unveiled a new look, and it’s not a minor makeover. Reliance Globalcom has rebranded and relaunched as Global Cloud Xchange, the “world’s first true cloud ecosystem”. … [ ]

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      Mentions:   Reliance Globalcom

    13. Capitalizing On Software

      Explore DatacenterDynamics (Mar 17 2014)

      Capitalizing On Software

      US data center provider CoreSite did exactly this in January 2011 with CENX, which operates Carrier Ethernet Exchanges providing access to more than 15 million Ethernet service locations and creates its own software offering route optimization with provisioning and troubleshooting. The agreement pushed CENX ... The CENX presence meant CoreSite could offer integrated Carrier Ethernet services , IP, voice and video connections over a single or protected high-speed connection.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Metro Ethernet Forum

    14. MEF updates Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Services, CE 2.0 Network Equipment, MEF Professional Certification

      Explore Upgrade Magazine (Mar 14 2014)

      MEF updates Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Services, CE 2.0 Network Equipment, MEF Professional Certification

      Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Services, CE 2.0 Network Equipment, and MEF Professional Certification programs, all of which have become increasingly popular worldwide over the past year. Just 12 months after the announcement of the first CE 2.0 Certified Service Provider, there are now 21 CE 2.0 Providers with 87 CE 2.0 Services in 10 countries.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Metro Ethernet Forum

    15. Service Action Tests aid in validating carrier Ethernet services

      Explore cedmagazine.com (Mar 13 2014)

      Service Action Tests aid in validating carrier Ethernet services

      Today, many businesses in the financial, insurance, healthcare, R&D, and enterprise industries rely on carrier Ethernet services to transport data. While basic Ethernet connections lack reliability, priority, and guaranteed bandwidth, carrier Ethernet offers a defined quality of service (for example, the operator guarantees a 5 Mb/s end-to-end data rate). Thus, if the network becomes overloaded, the quality of prioritized services won’t suffer.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Metro Ethernet Forum   ITU-T

    16. Wave Broadband buys metro Ethernet provider CPI

      Explore fiercecable.com (Mar 12 2014)

      Wave Broadband buys metro Ethernet provider CPI

      Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) could face more competition for its commercial broadband services from Wave Broadband, which bought a Metro Ethernet provider that operates in Washington, Oregon and California. WaveDivision holdings said Wednesday that it acquired Capacity Provisioning Inc., which is based in Port Angeles, Wash., about 100 miles east of Wave's headquarters in Kirkland.

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    17. KVH Joins Metro Ethernet Forum

      Explore KVH Co. Ltd. (Mar 9 2014)

      KVH Joins Metro Ethernet Forum

      KVH Co. Ltd., Asia’s leading information delivery platform provider headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, today announced it has joined the Metro Ethernet Forum (“MEF”), an industry alliance comprising telecommunication service providers, network equipment manufacturers and others.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    18. Time Warner Cable Business Class Earns Metro Ethernet Forum CE 2.0 Certification for Wholesale Ethernet Service Types

      Explore Business News & Financial News (Mar 7 2014)

      Time Warner Cable Business Class Earns Metro Ethernet Forum CE 2.0 Certification for Wholesale Ethernet Service Types

      Becomes First North American Service Provider to Achieve Certifications for All Eight MEF CE2.0 Services NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 26, 2014-- Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced it has received Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certifications from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for the company's Wholesale E-Access (Access EPL/Access EVPL) services.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   IDC   Time Warner Cable

    19. VSG: Orange Business unseats BT Global as top global Carrier Ethernet provider

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 4 2014)

      VSG: Orange Business unseats BT Global as top global Carrier Ethernet provider

      Orange Business has regained its standing as the top global Carrier Ethernet provider from BT Global Services on Vertical Systems Group's 2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.

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      Mentions:   NTT   Vertical Systems Group   Tata

    20. Integra Expands Fiber & Copper Carrier Ethernet Footprints

      Explore CEN Feature (Mar 4 2014)

      Integra Expands Fiber & Copper Carrier Ethernet Footprints

      Integra is off to a quick start with its plan to deepen and expand the reach of its Carrier Ethernet network in 2014. The company already has announced significant fiber and Ethernet over Copper (EoC) investments in its network, which serves 35 metro markets across the Western United States.

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    21. TWCBC earns another MEF certificate

      Explore cedmagazine.com (Feb 27 2014)

      TWCBC earns another MEF certificate

      Time Warner Cable Business Class said it has received Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certifications from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for its Wholesale E-Access (Access EPL/Access EVPL) services. TWCBC said it has now earned MEF CE 2.0 certifications for all eight service configurations. In January, TWCBC was certified for the retail service types: E-Line (EPL/EVPL), E-LAN (EP-LAN/EVP-LAN) and E-Tree (EP-Tree/EVP-Tree).

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    22. Consolidated's Q4 2013 revenue declines to $148M but ILEC sees uptick in broadband and business data services

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 27 2014)

      Consolidated's Q4 2013 revenue declines to $148M but ILEC sees uptick in broadband and business data services

      Consolidated Communications reported that fourth-quarter 2013 revenues declined year-over-year to $148 million as increases in data and video revenues were more than offset by declines in subsidies and network access revenues. Two particular areas of growth were metro Ethernet and wireless backhaul, which Currey said "continues to be solid." During the quarter, the service provider installed fiber to 96 new cell sites, bringing its total for the year to 210.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications   SureWest

    23. Lumos to add 200 wireless towers to fiber network in 2014

      Explore FierceTelecom (Feb 26 2014)

      Lumos to add 200 wireless towers to fiber network in 2014

      Through its "Project Ark" initiative, Lumos Networks is building a fiber and Ethernet MPLS/IP-based overlay network that's specifically designed to handle FTTC traffic within its network. However, it also will be available to select large enterprise customers.

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    24. Time Warner Cable Business Class Earns Metro Ethernet Forum CE 2.0 Certification for Wholesale Ethernet Service Types By Business Wire

      Explore Investing.com (Feb 26 2014)

      Time Warner Cable Business Class Earns Metro Ethernet Forum CE 2.0 Certification for Wholesale Ethernet Service Types By Business Wire

      “As North America’s first and only provider with all eight CE 2.0 certifications, Time Warner Cable Business Class provides reliable, scalable, and feature-rich Ethernet services. MEF is the recognized defining body for Carrier Ethernet and their certification provides assurance that we’re delivering high performing, standards-compliant solutions to meet the complex networking needs of our customers,” said Phil Meeks, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Time Warner Cable Business Services. “We are committed to being the number one choice for commercial services and this recognition is part of our continuing effort to move up market and provide ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   IDC   Metro Ethernet Forum

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