1. Articles in category: Global

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    1. PCCW, Tinet establish joint Carrier Ethernet extension partnership

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 30 2011)

      PCCW, Tinet establish joint Carrier Ethernet extension partnership PCCW Global, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's PCCW Ltd., and Tinet, a wholesale IP/Ethernet operator now owned by Neutral Tandem, have effectively "bridged" their Carrier Ethernet offerings to provide greater coverage and reach for their respective enterprise and wholesale customers. (Read Full Article)

    2. Level 3 takes European network into Slovenia and Croatia

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 29 2011)

      Level 3 takes European network into Slovenia and Croatia Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) is capitalizing on growing demand for its services in Europe by establishing points of presence (PoP) in both Ljubljana, Slovenia and Zagreb, Croatia. Seen as a growth engine for Internet traffic, the new POPs in Eastern Europe will enable Level 3 to provide a its suite of business services, including Ethernet private line and wavelength transport services, high-speed Internet protocol, direct Internet access and virtual private network (VPN), in addition to content and media delivery services via its CDN business to Croatian and Slovenian customers. Of course, Level 3's presence will also benefit area ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Level (3)

    3. Randy Nicklas, XO Communications: Wireline's most powerful people

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 22 2011)

      Randy Nicklas, XO Communications: Wireline's most powerful people During his 12 years at XO Communications, first as Vice President of Engineering and ow as Chief Technology Officer, Randy Nicklas, a former MCI and NASA technologist, has driven a number of key technology and service initiatives for the competitive provider. Not content to rest on its laurels, XO had expanded its Carrier Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network by more than 30 percent, increasing its EoC coverage in 39 existing markets, for example.    (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   MCI

    4. BT expands its Etherflow broadband networking service in Germany

      Explore Telecoms (Jun 21 2011)

      BT expands its Etherflow broadband networking service in Germany BT has further expanded its BT Etherflow broadband networking service in Germany, which the company says enables corporate customers to use BT's Carrier Ethernet-based WAN service in the country's main business centres. The new broadband networking service leverages high bandwidth to connect data centres and backup facilities, link geographically dispersed sites and build high performance Virtual Private Networks (VPN). The new broadband networking service leverages high bandwidth to connect data centres and backup facilities, link geographically d... (Read Full Article)

    5. Backhaul is cloud computing's biggest stumbling block – BT

      Explore Total Telecom (Jun 20 2011)

      Backhaul is cloud computing's biggest stumbling block – BT BT on Tuesday issued a warning to mobile operators hoping to capitalise on cloud computing: bolster your backhaul networks or risk driving away potential customers. "Backhaul is the biggest bottleneck and the biggest inhibitor to cloud computing taking off," said Sean Bergin, head of Southeast Asia at BT's global telecom markets division, during a keynote presentation at CommunicAsia in Singapore. "I spend at least half of my time speaking to mobile operators; the majority of these [cloud] services are being accessed via handsets," he explained. The advent of smartphones and the subsequent increase in data traffic is "killing backhaul ... (Read Full Article)

    6. Pacnet, PLDT Alpha Enterprise partner for Ethernet services

      Explore Telecompaper (Jun 13 2011)

      Pacnet, PLDT Alpha Enterprise partner for Ethernet services Through the partnership with Pacnet, PLDT Alpha Enterprise can offer a new Global Ethernet International Private Leased Line (GEIPL) service, which is offered as a Point-to-Point or Point-to-Multipoint service connecting the Philippines with Australia, China, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and the United States. (Read Full Article)

    7. AT&T can bring Carrier Ethernet to multinationals in Indonesia

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 8 2011)

      AT&T can bring Carrier Ethernet to multinationals in Indonesia While AT&T had already been offering VPN and other data services like Carrier Ethernet to MNCs that have Indonesia locations through third-party relationships with other local Indonesian service providers, the new license will enable AT&T Indonesia to provide these services directly to business customers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   LAN

    8. Global Crossing expands technical support for World IPv6 Day

      Explore Telecompaper (Jun 2 2011)

      Global Crossing expands technical support for World IPv6 Day Global IP and Ethernet services provider Global Crossing is expanding its technical support for customers and visitors testing their ability to... (Read Full Article)

    9. Research: Carrier router and switch market back on track, up 10 percent YoY

      Explore Internet Telephony VoIP (May 26 2011)

      Research: Carrier router and switch market back on track, up 10 percent YoY IP edge routers, carrier Ethernet switches (CES)/Ethernet Access Transport (EAT), and multiservice ATM switches; IP edge routers and CES by application (multiservice edge, BRAS, Ethernet access transport, Ethernet services edge), as well as port ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Infonetics

    10. Infonetics Research: Carrier router and switch market back on track, up 10 ...

      Explore tmcnet.com (May 25 2011)

      Infonetics Research: Carrier router and switch market back on track, up 10 ... "Although carrier router and switch revenue was down sequentially in Q1 (as it usually is in the first quarter), the market is up year-over-year, and the last three quarters represent the three all-time highest-revenue quarters ever, a good sign that the market is back on track," notes Michael Howard, co-founder and principal analyst for carrier networks at Infonetics Research. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Infonetics

    11. Global Crossing extends Ethernet-based VPLS presence in US, Europe and Asia

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 24 2011)

      Global Crossing extends Ethernet-based VPLS presence in US, Europe and Asia Set on gaining a larger piece of the multisite business customer, Global Crossing's multipoint and point-to-point EtherSphere service (VPLS E-LAN, Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) and E-LINE), are being used by wholesale carrier and business customers for various applications, including center interconnection and remote locations in addition to connecting remote locations of larger businesses. (Read Full Article)

    12. XO Expands Global Network Services

      Explore vision2mobile (May 23 2011)

      Once complete, the expansion will enable XO to offer its enterprise and carrier customers Dedicated Internet Access, Ethernet, MPLS IP-VPN and Private Line services to more locations around the world. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications

    13. XO enhances its international network reach

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 23 2011)

      XO enhances its international network reach XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO) is responding to the growing need for global connectivity with plans to expand a suite of its international network service elements. When this expansion effort is complete, XO will be able to offer its enterprise and carrier customers a mix of Dedicated Internet Access, Carrier Ethernet, MPLS IP-VPN and Private Line services. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   Zayo   tw telecom

    14. Global Crossing Deploys EtherSphere Service to New Locations in U.S., Europe and Asia

      Explore vartips.com (May 23 2011)

      Global Crossing Deploys EtherSphere Service to New Locations in U.S., Europe and Asia Global Crossing will expand its Global Crossing EtherSphere™ Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS) to more than 40 new locations in the United States, Europe and China by the end of 2011. Global Crossing's EtherSphere family of Wide Area Network (WAN) transport services – including multipoint-to-multipoint, point-to-multipoint and point-to-point solutions (known to the industry [...] (Read Full Article)

    15. GTS Central Europe joins Metro Ethernet Forum

      Explore Telecompaper (May 18 2011)

      GTS Central Europe joins Metro Ethernet Forum GTS Central Europe (GTS) has become a member of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). By joining MEF and receiving an MEF Certification, GTS reinforces the... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    16. Optivon to Deliver Puerto Rico's First Mid-Band Metro Ethernet Network

      Explore tmcnet.com (May 9 2011)

      Optivon to Deliver Puerto Rico's First Mid-Band Metro Ethernet Network With the multimillion-dollar investment into network infrastructure upgrades and enhancements, Puerto Rico’s network is delivering high-bandwidth native Ethernet and direct Internet access to wide area networks across Puerto Rico. “The debut of Puerto Rico’s first mid-band Metro Ethernet network is a milestone for Optivon and our customers alike,” said Luis G. Romero, president and chief executive officer, Optivon, in a statement. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Overture Networks

    17. Optivon to Deliver Puerto Rico's First Mid-Band Metro ...

      Explore virtual-strategy.com (May 9 2011)

      Optivon to Deliver Puerto Rico's First Mid-Band Metro ... Optivon and Overture Networks Deliver Puerto Rico's First Mid-Band Metro ...Virtual Strategy MagazineThe modular, multi-service HN6100 is a flexible platform enabling delivery of any service via any media from any port or slot, including high-rate Ethernet over copper. The HN400 facilitates point-to-point symmetrical Ethernet bandwidth and services, ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Research Triangle Park   Overture Networks

    18. Sidera Networks introduces low-latency switched Ethernet service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 28 2011)

      Sidera Networks introduces low-latency switched Ethernet service Sidera Networks is again enhancing its low-latency network offerings for financial customers with the addition of an ultra low-latency Switched Ethernet service. Not surprisingly, Sidera's new low latency Switched Ethernet service is targeted at financial service firms that connect to data centers and financial exchanges in both New Jersey and New York that need flexible bandwidth platforms to complete trades quickly. Building on the service it initially launched as RCN Metro in September 2009, the new service is about providing greater flexibility in terms of speeds and functions. Michael Sicoli, CEO of Sidera Networks, said that "customers needing less ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Level (3)   sidera   Sidera Networks

    19. Verizon's Palmer: LTE launch headaches were minimal

      Explore FierceWireless (Apr 26 2011)

      Verizon's Palmer: LTE launch headaches were minimal Verizon Wireless' (NYSE:VZ) nationwide launch of LTE network technology has been smoother than expected, according to Nicola Palmer, Verizon Wireless' vice president of network operations.  Palmer, who spoke at the VentureBeat Mobile Summit yesterday, said Verizon's biggest problems in the rollout involved renegotiating for LTE tower sites. She said they had expected more difficulties securing Ethernet backhaul for its network upgrade, but Palmer said that has gone smoothly, thanks to cooperation from Verizon partners in the telecom and cable industries. Palmer also reiterated what other Verizon executives have said about moving from unlimited to tiered data pricing. She ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NTT

    20. Interoute partner to speed up internet in Africa

      Explore coastweek.com (Apr 22 2011)

      Interoute partner to speed up internet in Africa “This new network provides high-quality managed Internet and Ethernet services enabling service continuity in the event of some cable break occurrences, ensuring that local businesses are supported, strengthening the region’s emerging telecom market,” said SEACOM CEO Brian Herlihy. (Read Full Article)

    21. France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom establish telecom equipment purchasing partnership

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 18 2011)

      While it appears that a big focus of the venture is around wireless, it's not hard to imagine that the joint venture could have a great impact on the wireline. Both service providers have continued to ramp up their deployments of Fiber to the X in addition to business-based Carrier Ethernet services in their respective homelands and internationally. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Deutsche Telekom

    22. Copper boosts BT broadband coverage

      Explore telecomseurope.net (Apr 5 2011)

      Copper boosts BT broadband coverage The operator claims to have the UK’s largest Ethernet network, with 1,000 live fiber nodes operational so far. Expansion work should see the figure climb to almost 1,100 by year-end. The firm has now passed four million homes with fiber, as part of a drive to cover two thirds of the UK market by 2015. (Read Full Article)

    23. GlobeNet's Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System Upgrade Is Now Complete

      Explore Fiber Optics Online (Mar 31 2011)

      GlobeNet's Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System Upgrade Is Now Complete GlobeNet's international capacity serves Brazil, Bermuda, Colombia, United States and Venezuela, offering a wide range of products and services including International Private Line, Wavelength and Carrier Ethernet. GlobeNet plans an additional network upgrade later this year that will offer more than 1 Terabytes of total capacity. (Read Full Article)

    24. Vertical: Business fiber availability up in US and Europe, but SMBs remain ...

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 11 2011)

      Vertical: Business fiber availability up in US and Europe, but SMBs remain ... Newly released research from Vertical Systems Group revealed that business fiber penetration increased to 27.7 percent in the U.S. and 18.4 percent in Europe at the end of 2010. This is an increase over from the 22.9 percent and 15.1 percent at the end of 2009. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   Paetec

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