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    1. FairPoint Q1 data, Internet services revenue grow to $38.1 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      FairPoint Q1 data, Internet services revenue grow to $38.1 million

      FairPoint Communications reported that data and Internet services revenue grew 15 percent to $38.1 million with residential DSL and business-grade Carrier Ethernet services attracting new customers.

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      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

    2. UNSi acquires Airband, beefs up MPLS reach, adds broadband wireless

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      UNSi acquires Airband, beefs up MPLS reach, adds broadband wireless

      UNSi, a competitive service provider, has purchased Dallas-based Airband, a move that gives it expanded MPLS capabilities and, for its business customer base, broadband wireless services. Having the MPLS over fixed wireless service adds another delivery option for MPLS last mile, as Carrier Ethernet last mile, while speeding up installation time.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   tw telecom   Level (3)

    3. Hawaiian Telecom's broadband, TV gains drive Q1 revenues to $96 million

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      Hawaiian Telecom's broadband, TV gains drive Q1 revenues to $96 million

      One key area of revenue growth will likely come from the Carrier Ethernet services that it will sell to wireless operators and to other carriers looking to extend their services into Hawaii. "In our wholesale channel, we expanded our product portfolio with the launch of additional Ethernet-based service offerings, providing our wholesale customers with cost-effective, viable options to existing legacy service offerings," Yeaman said.

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      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom

    4. CenturyLink launches 1 Gbps fiber pilot in Omaha

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      CenturyLink launches 1 Gbps fiber pilot in Omaha

      CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is providing its own answer to Google Fiber's (Nasdaq: GOOG) last-mile fiber vision by launching a 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the premises (FTTP) pilot deployment that will serve 48,000 homes and businesses in Omaha, Neb. Eligible customers will be able to get a direct connection to its recently upgraded 100G global backbone network, which was built to deal with the deluge of new consumer and business traffic such as Ethernet and video streaming.

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      Mentions:   Oracle   Qwest   CenturyLink

    5. GTT buys Inteliquent data business for $54.5 million, enhances Ethernet interconnectivity

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 30 2013)

      GTT buys Inteliquent data business for $54.5 million, enhances Ethernet interconnectivity

      GTT, a virtual network operator, has enhanced its Ethernet and IP transit capabilities by purchasing Inteliquent's global data services business for $54 million, a move that immediately bolsters its Ethernet interconnectivity capabilities. Besides the purchase price for the company, GTT will also provide $2 million in commercial services over the next three years.

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      Mentions:   Oracle

    6. Sprint expands Carrier Ethernet for the mid-sized business market

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 30 2013)

      Sprint expands Carrier Ethernet for the mid-sized business market

      A key area of focus will be on expanding its Carrier Ethernet service presence and service portfolio. Traditionally used to access its MPLS network services, Sprint's Ethernet service is available in 147 markets domestically and 64 countries. Later this year it is going to introduce a new set of Carrier Ethernet services and continue to expand in existing and new markets.

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      Mentions:   Oracle

    7. Sprint's Fitz on targeting mid-sized businesses with Carrier Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 30 2013)

      Sprint's Fitz on targeting mid-sized businesses with Carrier Ethernet

      with Mike Fitz, Vice President, Wireline & Solutions Engineering, Sprint Fitz ( Image source: Sprint ) Mike Fitz, vice president, wireline and solutions engineering for Sprint ( NYSE: S ) , said that what separates Sprint from the pack is its simple approach to serving businesses. One of the key initiatives Fitz and his team are driving in 2013 and into 2014 will be the introduction of Carrier Ethernet service, which it will deliver to its business customers to get access to its MPLS network, and provide necessary backhaul capabilities for the service provider's wireless network.

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      Mentions:   Oracle

    8. CenturyLink takes over DoD's $750 million DREN III networking contract

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 24 2013)

      CenturyLink takes over DoD's $750 million DREN III networking contract

      CenturyLink ( NYSE: CTL ) struck another major coup in the public sector service market by being awarded the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) III contract, unseating incumbent provider Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ). DREN III is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP). The HPCMP was designed to solve complicated and time ...

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Frontier   MCI

    9. Sprint's Q1 wireline revenues drop to $893 million on lower voice, Internet results

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 24 2013)

      Sprint's Q1 wireline revenues drop to $893 million on lower voice, Internet results

      Despite seeing declines across its three wireline business lines, Sprint has been gaining momentum in the wireline industry segment, selling its MPLS services to medium and large businesses. Another key point in Sprint's wireline portfolio is Ethernet. Sprint plans to offer a broader set of Carrier Ethernet services to its existing and new clients, while expanding its domestic footprint.

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    10. Lumos Networks obtains MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 23 2013)

      Lumos Networks obtains MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

      Lumos Networks ( Nasdaq: LMOS ) has become the third U.S.-based service provider to obtain the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for E-Access. The telco has been on a fast track with Ethernet certification, having only completed CE 1.0 certification for its Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) services less than a year ago. CE 2.0 extends ...

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Cox Business

    11. GlobeNet wraps up work on its Bermuda-to-U.S. submarine cable system

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 22 2013)

      GlobeNet wraps up work on its Bermuda-to-U.S. submarine cable system

      GlobeNet, Oi's wholesale submarine cable provider subsidiary, has completed construction of its Segment 5 subsea cable system, linking Bermuda and the United States with capacity of as much as 30 Tbps. Segment 5, announced in January 2012, replaced its earlier Segment 5 cable (formerly BUS-1) and will provide, it claims, over "30 times the previously lit capacity between Bermuda and the United States." Built with landing stations in St. David's, Bermuda, and Tuckerton, N.J., the 1,350 km system is designed to support 150 wavelengths per fiber pair at 100 Gbps per wavelength. To carry traffic over ...

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      Mentions:   Reliance   TeleGeography

    12. Reliance's talks with Batelco to sell Globalcom end with no deal

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      Reliance's talks with Batelco to sell Globalcom end with no deal

      Reliance Communications' move to sell off a large stake of its Globalcom unit has stalled again as its talks with Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) ended without a deal being struck. "Batelco is no longer in discussions with Reliance regarding a direct or indirect investment in Reliance Globalcom," Osama Al Saad, a Batelco spokesman said on Saturday in a statement. This is another blow for Reliance, which hoped that the sale of the Globalcom assets--in addition to a recent $221 million deal to provide dark fiber for Reliance Industries' proposed 4G wireless network--would help pay down more of its $7 billion ...

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      Mentions:   Reliance   Reliance Globalcom

    13. Sprint to launch broader Ethernet service set later this year

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 19 2013)

      Sprint to launch broader Ethernet service set later this year

      Sprint ( NYSE: S ) may be a late bloomer in the Ethernet services market, but it has put some bold plans in place that will leverage its Network Vision initiative for its wireless network to deliver a broader set of Carrier Ethernet services this year.

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      Mentions:   Telefónica

    14. Copper lives in niche role; attack traffic spikes 718 percent

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      Copper lives in niche role; attack traffic spikes 718 percent

      Copper isn't dead yet: An estimated $1.5 billion will be spent on EFM-bonded, copper-based Ethernet access devices in the next five years, an Infonetics Research report forecasts. Much of that will be spent to increase capacity for businesses and some mobile backhaul networks. "People keep saying that copper's dead, but it's not—it has a limited but important role for Ethernet services, as ...

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      Mentions:   TeleGeography   Overture Networks

    15. Verizon business service declines, but Carrier Ethernet grows

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 18 2013)

      Verizon business service declines, but Carrier Ethernet grows

      In Business and Wholesale: Verizon's business revenues declined 2.6 percent year-over-year to $3.8 billion due to expected declines in legacy voice and data service transport, in addition to CPE sales. However, it reported that global strategic enterprise services such as cloud, managed services, and Carrier Ethernet grew 6 percent.

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    16. Windstream extends its WAN reporting tool across U.S. footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 18 2013)

      Windstream extends its WAN reporting tool across U.S. footprint

      Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is now offering its Advanced Application Reporting (AAR) product for enterprise business customers throughout its entire U.S. network footprint, giving enterprises near real-time visibility into their WAN traffic.  In particular, AAR can benefit customers with Ethernet-based Internet, dedicated Internet, MPLS and VLS services by giving them the ability to collect, format and display WAN performance statistics for multiple intervals (hour, last day, and last week).

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Metro Ethernet Forum   Paetec

    17. Sprint targets enterprises with MPLS, managed cloud bundle

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 17 2013)

      Sprint targets enterprises with MPLS, managed cloud bundle

      Sprint (NYSE: S) has begun offering its large business customers a new bundled service package that includes managed networking, MPLS transport, and CPE that it says will provide greater simplicity and better visibility into their networks.Last year, it increased its investment in its wireline business by 53 percent with a particular focus on its MPLS network and Carrier Ethernet by establishing E-NNI (external-network to network interconnection) agreements with other carrier partners.

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    18. Sprint extends Ethernet reach into Spain via Interxion

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 16 2013)

      Sprint extends Ethernet reach into Spain via Interxion

      Sprint ( NYSE: S ) is extending its Ethernet service presence deeper into Europe by establishing a new point of presence (PoP) at Interxion, a carrier-neutral colocation data center provider in Madrid. By establishing this relationship with Interxion, Sprint can quickly access the data center provider's broad range of carriers and ISPs while creating new opportunities for multinational customers ...

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    19. NTT, AT&T, Verizon topped 2012's revenue charts, says Infonetics

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      NTT, AT&T, Verizon topped 2012's revenue charts, says Infonetics

      NTT, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), a new Infonetics report reveals, were the three dominant revenue generators in world's top 60 service providers. "NTT, which passed AT&T as the top revenue-generating service provider in 2011, remains the number-one service provider in the world in terms of revenue and capital expenditures, and in 2012 it became the leader in terms of operating expenses as well," said Maria Zeppetella, market analyst manager at Infonetics Research and lead analyst on the report.

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      Mentions:   NTT   Infonetics

    20. Level 3 promotes Jeff Storey to CEO, replacing company founder James Crowe

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 11 2013)

      Level 3 promotes Jeff Storey to CEO, replacing company founder James Crowe

      Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has appointed Jeff Storey as its new president and CEO, taking over from company founder James Crowe, who announced he would step down last month. Storey (Image source: Level 3) In addition to his new role, Storey has been nominated to be elected as a member of the company's board during its upcoming stockholders meeting that will be held on May 23.

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      Mentions:   Level (3)

    21. Google Fiber comes to Austin, mayor announces

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 9 2013)

      Google Fiber comes to Austin, mayor announces

      Yet another big announcement this week just went official as Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) confirmed during a joint community-press session that it will be bringing Google Fiber to Austin, Texas. Live blogging from the event, GigaOM's Stacey Higginbotham quoted Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell as she wrote, "People are asking for this particular resource that will make our economy stronger--Google Fiber is coming to austin Texas!!!! Crowd goes wild."

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      Mentions:   University of Texas

    22. Gartner: Sprint's MPLS, Ethernet expansions advance its standing

      Explore FierceTelecom (Apr 8 2013)

      Gartner: Sprint's MPLS, Ethernet expansions advance its standing

      Sprint may be known primarily for its wireless services, but the provider's efforts to grow its domestic and global footprint drove up its profile from niche player to challenger on Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant for Global Network Service Providers. Two of the key network growth areas it invested in throughout the year were its global MPLS network and Carrier Ethernet through E-NNI agreements with other carrier partners.

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    23. Gartner: AT&T gets high business marks, but faces new competition

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      Gartner: AT&T gets high business marks, but faces new competition

      According to a Gartner report focused on the U.S. business services market, AT&T took home the highest product service rating for its wireline business service product suite. In its new "Critical Capabilities for U.S. Wireline Telecom Services" report, which evaluated eight service providers, the research firm evaluated seven key areas of critical capabilities: MPLS services, SIP trunking, dedicated Internet, metro private line, managed broadband, Ethernet WAN, and managed routers.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Paetec

    24. Report: Lumos could become acquisition target, but not in 2013

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 31 2013)

      Report: Lumos could become acquisition target, but not in 2013

      Lumos Networks has 10 percent of TDM "mindshare" in its current markets, but sees opportunities to edge out to new customers that are within 10 miles of its fiber footprint to provide Ethernet and IP-based services. Cowan said that this edging out strategy "allows the company to cost effectively expand its addressable market and still leverage its current infrastructure."

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      Mentions:   NuVox

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