1. Articles in category: Metro Ethernet

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    1. Comcast Business Services is the World’s First Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Service Provider

      Explore internet service miami (Aug 22 2014)

      Comcast Business Services is the World’s First Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Service Provider

      Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company, today announced it is the first service provider in the world to achieve Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for E-Line and E-LAN services. As more businesses shift from legacy telecom services to Ethernet, the new CE 2.0 certifications are designed to deliver improved classes of service, service manageability, and interoperability for delivery across multiple networks.

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      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics   Metro Ethernet Forum

    2. Comcast, Level 3 Flex Ethernet Muscles

      Explore Light Reading (Aug 22 2014)

      Comcast, Level 3 Flex Ethernet Muscles

      Over the last couple of years, Comcast's commercial services unit has been putting great emphasis on its Metro Ethernet services for small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs). In its latest press release Thursday, for instance, Comcast announced that it has ...

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Communications Inc.   tw telecom

    3. Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Carrier Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

      Explore Aktien (Aug 13 2014)

      Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Carrier Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

      Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Business is leveraging the expanded capabilities of its Carrier Ethernet fiber networks to deliver up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps) broadband throughput to underserved commercial areas in Kent, Wash., and 400 Mbps to a boutique hotel in Livermore, Calif.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Comcast Business Services

    4. Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

      Explore businesswire.com (Aug 13 2014)

      Comcast Business Brings Multi-Gigabit Ethernet To Underserved Commercial Areas in Kent, Washington

      SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast Business today announced the expansion of its commercial fiber network, capable of bandwidth up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps), to underserved commercial areas in Kent,Washington.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Comcast Business Services

    5. Carrier Ethernet NID – The Coveted Position

      Explore OSP Magazine (Aug 9 2014)

      Carrier Ethernet NID – The Coveted Position

      Over the past decade, Ethernet has fundamentally evolved from a best effort LAN to an efficient, carrier-class service ensuring scalable, reliable, and affordable bandwidth for business and mobile applications. Most will agree that the lion’s share of credit for this evolution goes to the Network Interface Device or NID.

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      Mentions:   SLA   OAM   Quality of Service

    6. Delivering enterprise agility – how the Carrier Ethernet services market will top $50bn in 2015

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 8 2014)

      Delivering enterprise agility – how the Carrier Ethernet services market will top $50bn in 2015

      Increased enterprise agility and a dramatic boost to user productivity are promised by the latest wave of dynamic Carrier Ethernet services now coming to market – a market set to grow by several percentage points in size to over $50bn globally in the next five years.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Frost & Sullivan   Infonetics

    7. MEF appoints new board of directors

      Explore Telecompaper (Aug 4 2014)

      MEF appoints new board of directors

      The MEF ( Metro Ethernet Forum) announced the results of the 2014 – 2015 board of directors elections and subsequent appointments by the board at the MEF Annual Members Meeting in Santa Clara, California. This leadership team will lead the MEF's continued efforts to accelerate worldwide adoption of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services and technologies and to advance global standards initiatives aligned with today's increasingly dynamic services environment.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. Top Ten Factors Driving the Evolution of Metro Ethernet Networks

      Explore Telecom Ramblings (Aug 1 2014)

      Top Ten Factors Driving the Evolution of Metro Ethernet Networks

      Cloud services, broadband video, mobile technologies, apps, and other forms of information and entertainment are all driving tremendous traffic volumes on metro networks. This packet-based network traffic – connecting people to content – travels on metro networks as soon as it leaves the data center.

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    9. Data Centers Move To Metro

      Explore Network Computing (Aug 1 2014)

      Data Centers Move To Metro

      Because Ethernet is fast becoming the dominant technology both inside data centers and in the metro networks that interconnect them, it makes sense to deploy networks that are raw and powerful, able to switch and aggregate Ethernet, and reduce the cost and complexity of deploying high-touch functions that are not needed in many parts of the metro network.

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

      Explore SDNCentral (Jul 16 2014)

      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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    11. 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

    12. Cox Business racks up MEF CE 2.0 certification

      Explore cedmagazine.com (Jun 6 2014)

      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

    13. 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.

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

      Explore The TechTarget Expert Community (Jun 3 2014)

      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

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

      Explore Telecompaper (May 29 2014)

      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

    16. 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

    17. 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

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

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 22 2014)

      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

    19. Ethernet Evolves Again To Meet The Internet Of Things

      Explore Electronic Design (May 21 2014)

      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

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

      Explore Telecomist (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.

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      Mentions:   Consolidated Communications

    21. 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

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

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 17 2014)

      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

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

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 17 2014)

      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

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