1. Articles in category: Metro Ethernet

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    1. Applying Metro Ethernet Principles to the Data Center | SDNCentral

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      Applying Metro Ethernet Principles to the Data Center | SDNCentral

      Carriers have dealt with metro environments for years. The geographical dispersion of users across large metropolitan areas has dictated how networks are architected and managed.

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    2. Consolidated to acquire Enventis for $350M in stock, enhancing fiber network reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 30 2014)

      Consolidated to acquire Enventis for $350M in stock, enhancing fiber network reach

      Consolidated Communications has reached an agreement to acquire all 13.8 million shares of Enventis, formerly HickoryTech, for about $350 million, marking yet another element in the ongoing consolidation of the independent telco market.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications

    3. Cox Business racks up MEF CE 2.0 certification

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      Cox Business racks up MEF CE 2.0 certification

      Cox Business became the latest cable operator to receive Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF. ) MEF announced its CE 2.0 services certification last year. Cox joined Time Warner Cable Business Class, RCN Business and Comcast in the CE 2.0 certification club.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable   Metro Ethernet Forum

    4. Cox Joins Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Club

      Explore Light Reading (Jun 6 2014)

      Cox Joins Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Club

      Earning another stripe on its uniform, Cox Business has received Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), putting it in position to offer more advanced Ethernet services to its commercial customers. Cox Business, the commercial services arm of Cox Communications Inc. , thus becomes the third major US MSO business services unit to gain the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 blessing from Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) .

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable   RCN Corp.

    5. Carrier Ethernet interconnection standard, certification makes end-to-end possible - Telecom Timeout

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      Carrier Ethernet interconnection standard, certification makes end-to-end possible - Telecom Timeout

      If enterprise customers want the convenience of Ethernet everywhere, both retail and wholesale carriers have an opportunity to make that possible. How? By offering both on-net and off-net carrier Ethernet services that can be deployed in a timely fashion today.

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      Mentions:   Infonetics   Metro Ethernet Forum

    6. Lumos Networks powers Carrier Ethernet platform for US law firm

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      Lumos Networks powers Carrier Ethernet platform for US law firm

      (Telecompaper) US telecommunications services provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, Lumos Networks has expanded its services to Spilman, Thomas & Battle, a full...

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      Mentions:   PRI

    7. Lumos Networks Powers Multi-site Carrier Ethernet Solution for Mid-Atlantic Law Firm

      Explore Aktien (May 29 2014)

      Lumos Networks Powers Multi-site Carrier Ethernet Solution for Mid-Atlantic Law Firm

      Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, has expanded its services to Spilman, Thomas & Battle (“Spilman”), a full service regional law firm with locations in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia.

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      Mentions:   PRI

    8. Allstream becomes first Canadian operator to get MEF 2.0 certification

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 27 2014)

      Allstream becomes first Canadian operator to get MEF 2.0 certification

      Allstream, Manitoba Telecom Services' business services subsidiary, has added the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to its growing list of amenities to attract new multi-site business customers. The MEF granted its CE 2.0 certification to two of Allstream's key Ethernet-based products: E-Line and E-Access.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   NFV

    9. Cbeyond brings dark fiber access to SMBs in six Tier 1 markets

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      Cbeyond brings dark fiber access to SMBs in six Tier 1 markets

      Cbeyond, a competitive telco that's in the process of being purchased by Birch Communications, is extending dark fiber to small to medium businesses that reside in large, multi-tenant buildings.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Zayo

    10. Ethernet Evolves Again To Meet The Internet Of Things

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      Ethernet Evolves Again To Meet The Internet Of Things

      Towards the close of the 20th century, Ethernet's standards gurus—the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) and the IEEE 802.3 committee—began the next series of changes that would enable it to operate seamlessly across WANs. Today, it's the medium ... and WAN services.

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      Mentions:   LAN   IDC   OAM

    11. Consolidated Communications’ Q1 Metro Ethernet revenue jumps 21 percent

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      Consolidated Communications’ Q1 Metro Ethernet revenue jumps 21 percent

      Consolidated Communications reported that a 21 percent rise in Metro Ethernet revenue drove up overall first-quarter 2014 data, video and Internet services revenue to $68.2 million.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications

    12. Consolidated Communications' Q1 Metro Ethernet revenue jumps 21 percent

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 1 2014)

      Consolidated Communications' Q1 Metro Ethernet revenue jumps 21 percent

      Consolidated Communications reported that a 21 percent rise in Metro Ethernet revenue drove up overall first-quarter 2014 data, video and Internet services revenue to $68.2 million. During the quarter, the service provider added 7,910 data connections, ...

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications   SureWest

    13. Liberty Global earns Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Explore Capacity Magazine (Apr 22 2014)

      Liberty Global earns Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Granted by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), the qualification reportedly makes Liberty Global the first cable company to receive such certification on a pan-European level. The company utilised Ciena's network solutions to achieve the certification, which will enable Liberty Global to increase its end-to-end network reach....

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    14. Lightpath surpasses 7000 on-net building milestone in New York metro area

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      Lightpath surpasses 7000 on-net building milestone in New York metro area

      Lightpath has further solidified its growing presence in the New York metro Ethernet services market by announcing that its fiber network now reaches more than 7,000 buildings and spans more than 5,800 route miles. ... According to a recent Vertical Systems Group report, the six leading cable MSOs in the U.S. carrier Ethernet services market are Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), Cox, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), Charter Business (Nasdaq: CHTR), Cablevision's (NYSE: CVC) Lightpath and Bright House Networks ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Cablevision   Time Warner Cable

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

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      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

    16. 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

    17. 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

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

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      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

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

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

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      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

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

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      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

    23. Bright House Networks rebrands Enterprise Solutions

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      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

    24. 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

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