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MANILA, Philippines – Legacy telecommunications company Philippine Long Distance and Telephone Company (PLDT) has partnered with Telehouse Europe, a data center operator in a bid to expand its global footprint. PLDT first vice president Jovy Hernandez said the partnership between PLDT UK and one of the world’s largest data ...(Read Full Article)
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When Metcom Network Services began targeting the enterprise market last year, it was able to draw on more than 25 years of experience serving wholesale customers – and that has helped differentiate the company, which today gets about 80% of its business from Carrier Ethernet services.(Read Full Article)
In September this year the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) announced its vision for the future of global networking. MEF believes that business today is served by two types of data networks.(Read Full Article)
MANILA - Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) has gained recognition as Asia-Pacific's retail service provider of the year during the recently held 2014 Metro Ethernet Forum.
Held in Washington D.C., the Ethernet Excellence Awards recognized PLDT for its e-Access certified service demonstrating commitment to standards excellence.(Read Full Article)
The market for wholesale Ethernet services is set to reach $5.16bn in 2018.
Ethernet services could unlock more than $5bn in revenues for vendors in Europe within the next four years, driven by an uptake in cloud services across the region.
The latest report from Frost & Sullivan, a market research firm, predicts the market for wholesale Ethernet services to reach $5.16bn in 2018 from $2.73bn last year, as revenues for retail carrier Ethernet hit $5.64bn.(Read Full Article)
Executives with BT Americas are looking at how they can gain a larger foothold in Mexico by making use of new laws that are focused on encouraging competition and inviting foreign companies to invest in the country's telecom market.(Read Full Article)
Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, creating a company that will have a deeper domestic and global footprint to serve multi-site businesses.(Read Full Article)
The Department of Energy's (DOE's) Energy Sciences Network is gaining 340Gbps of connectivity to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and other research sites in Europe via 4 new transatlantic links.(Read Full Article)
BT Global Services is enhancing the reach of its flagship Ethernet-based VPN and Internet services across multiple countries, a move that will further boost its competitive stance against front runners like Orange Business Services and other global players.(Read Full Article)
Global cloud networking provider GTT Communications, Inc. (GTT) has acquired Dallas-based UNSI, a data services provider focused on large enterprise and carrier clients. While the acquisition does not give GTT many new points of presence (PoPs) in the U.S., it does add 2,000 Ethernet/MPLS customers to the company's roster.(Read Full Article)
Vodafone is increasing its presence in the Americas region to better serve its large multinational corporation (MNC) customers by adding 21 new points of presence (PoPs) in North America and 12 in South America and Latin America.(Read Full Article)
Infonetics Research analysis reveals how carriers choose edge routers and Ethernet switches
Cisco Systems has been named the OEM whose routers and switches are preferred by telecoms services providers.
The result comes from a survey of carriers by US-based Infonetics Research, which asked services providers to name their top three edge router and carrier Ethernet switch manufacturers.(Read Full Article)
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced the expansion of its global data center network with the opening of its newest facility, located ...(Read Full Article)
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is expanding its Ethernet network to Philadelphia, giving local businesses access to the company's business Ethernet and intelligent network services. The expansion is part of the company's plan to accelerate its metro-fiber footprint into new markets as well as increase its coverage in existing markets.(Read Full Article)
Whilst the WAN connection has been upgraded to Ethernet-grade performance too over the years, which has improved the experience considerably, that still leaves resources that sit outside the WAN in the same boat. Fortunately, Ethernet has the potential to grow into this area as well, with similarly positive results. In this feature, we explore the possibilities.(Read Full Article)
Private equity dollars earmarked for the internet infrastructure sector are increasingly getting spent over in Europe. Today the Carlyle Group announced it has not just invested in Expereo, but has taken a majority stake in the company. … [ ](Read Full Article)
As service providers broaden the geographic availability of their Ethernet portfolios, service prices have continued to drop dramatically, according to TeleGeography's latest Ethernet Pricing report.(Read Full Article)
Level 3 has been awarded a nearly 300-site contract to provide network services for the federal judicial system via the General Services Administration (GSA) Networx Enterprise contract.(Read Full Article)
Telia Sonera International Carrier (TSIC) put another stake into the U.S. market by establishing a connection with EvoSwitch's Washington, D.C., data center.(Read Full Article)
According to a report in the UK’s Guardian, there could be a pile of pan-European infrastructure on the table soon. After yet another reorganization of its business model, some analysts apparently think Fidelity may be finally ready to sell Colt, which it has long held a majority stake in. So just to speculate idly, who might show up for such an auction? … [ ](Read Full Article)
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....(Read Full Article)
AT&T maintains that the retirement of TDM services does not mean copper retirement, but evolving copper for a mix of fiber to the node (FTTN)-based U-verse and Ethernet over Copper for businesses. Meanwhile, Frontier has been enhancing the copper ...(Read Full Article)