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    1. Birch acquires Ernest Communications, expands business service reach across U.S., Canada

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 10 2013)

      Birch acquires Ernest Communications, expands business service reach across U.S., Canada Birch Communications is expanding its multisite business service capabilities by acquiring Ernest Communications, a voice and data services aggregator, for an undisclosed amount. The new assets will allow Birch to reach business customers across the United States and Canada. (Read Full Article)

    2. Zayo serves up U.S. West Coast 100G wavelength service

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 7 2013)

      Zayo serves up U.S. West Coast 100G wavelength service Zayo has added a Seattle-to-Los Angeles fiber route offering 100G wavelength network services for its growing base of media content and internet companies that reside on the West Coast. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Level (3)

    3. tw telecom's Carrier Ethernet portfolio gets Mef Ce 2.0 certification

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 5 2013)

      tw telecom's Carrier Ethernet portfolio gets Mef Ce 2.0 certification

      tw telecom has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of its Ethernet service sets. The carrier is also the first provider to certify its wholesale and retail E-Access Ethernet Private Line and Ethernet Virtual Private Line.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    4. Masergy takes on BT, Level 3, Orange in Latin America with new PoPs

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 4 2013)

      Masergy takes on BT, Level 3, Orange in Latin America with new PoPs

      Masergy, a competitive global provider, is expanding its network presence in Latin America by adding new points of presence in Mexico City and Sao Paulo, a move it says will help it respond to growing demand for services in the region. Over this expanded network, Masergy can extend its mix of Ethernet  and the growing set of cloud-based data and voice services.

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      Mentions:   Orange Business Services   Level (3)   Masergy

    5. Ethernet pricing varies widely between countries, study says

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 4 2013)

      Ethernet pricing varies widely between countries, study says

      Ethernet over MPLS may have surpassed legacy Frame Relay and ATM as a more flexible networking technology, but according to TeleGeography's Ethernet Pricing Service, pricing between countries remains inconsistent.

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      Mentions:   TeleGeography

    6. Overture receives $10 million to fund product expansion, software vision

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 4 2013)

      Overture receives $10 million to fund product expansion, software vision

      Carrier Ethernet provider Overture secured a $10 million venture loan from Horizon Technology Finance Corp., which it will use to continue expanding its Ensemble Open Service Architecture and its Ethernet product portfolio.  In addition to funding the new product initiatives, the new funding could help with the recent opening of two new development centers in Westford, Mass., and Bangalore, India.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Infonetics   Overture Networks

    7. Lumos Networks snags Carrier Ethernet contract with HCA Virginia

      Explore FierceTelecom (Jun 3 2013)

      Lumos Networks snags Carrier Ethernet contract with HCA Virginia

      Lumos Networks announced that Richmond-based healthcare provider HCA Virginia is the first customer to take advantage of its Ethernet service that will run over the metro and long-haul fiber network it is building in the area.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    8. Finding new opportunities in the data center

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 28 2013)

      Finding new opportunities in the data center

      The data center market continues to evolve from a place where enterprises and service providers store racks of equipment to a platform for delivering managed services. One of the key trends driving the new interest in data centers, for both traditional providers and ILECs that are trying to transform themselves from voice-centric telcos, is cloud services.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   Infonetics   Zayo

    9. Fibertech gets MEF Ce 2.0 E-Access certification

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 24 2013)

      Fibertech gets MEF Ce 2.0 E-Access certification

      Fibertech Networks, a regional fiber-centric service provider, has joined a growing list of service providers that have earned the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   Cincinnati Bell

    10. Overture snags $8M in new funding from existing investors

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 23 2013)

      Overture snags $8M in new funding from existing investors

      Ethernet access vendor Overture Networks secured $8 million in new funding to support a number of new software, hardware and service development initiatives. Investors were not revealed, however the funding could increase to $11.7 million, if needed.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Infonetics   Metro Ethernet Forum   Overture Networks

    11. Global Capacity expands Carrier Ethernet reach with Overture

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 22 2013)

      Global Capacity expands Carrier Ethernet reach with Overture

      Global Capacity, a network connectivity provider, has chosen Overture Networks' 6000 series platform to deliver Ethernet service to simultaneously deliver Ethernet and TDM-based services on one Ethernet interconnection, enabling it to reach more

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   EarthLink   Overture Networks

    12. Tech Valley hires Sidera veteran Mahoney to lead marketing, product management

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 21 2013)

      Tech Valley hires Sidera veteran Mahoney to lead marketing, product management Tech Valley Communications has named 20-year telecom veteran Maura Mahoney as its senior director of marketing and product management. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Lightower   sidera   Sidera Networks

    13. CenturyLink's Ewing: Carrier Ethernet to the tower will stabilize revenue in 2014, reduce maintenance costs

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 16 2013)

      CenturyLink's Ewing: Carrier Ethernet to the tower will stabilize revenue in 2014, reduce maintenance costs

      CenturyLink's chief financial officer said that its aggressive fiber to the tower plans will help it stabilize revenue and reduce maintenance costs. During the quarter, wholesale revenues slid 1.5 percent year-over-year to $573 million as declines in copper-based revenue were partially offset by increases in wireless carrier bandwidth demand and Ethernet sales.

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    14. Zayo's acquisitions drive up fiscal Q3 revenues to $251.4 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 16 2013)

      Zayo's acquisitions drive up fiscal Q3 revenues to $251.4 million Zayo reported that its fiscal third quarter 2013 revenues rose $7.9 million, sequentially, to $251.4 million due to an increase in net installations and growth, mainly from its acquisitions of First Telecom Services and Litecast. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Zayo   tw telecom   Level (3)

    15. Windstream hires Nicklas away from XO Communications

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 15 2013)

      Windstream hires Nicklas away from XO Communications

      Windstream appointed Randy Nicklas, who was rumored to have left XO Communications recently, as its executive vice president of engineering and CTO. In his new role at Windstream, he will oversee network planning and engineering, outside plant, records and capital management.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   XO Communications   NuVox

    16. Windstream's Gardner: Our wholesale team needs to sell more than wireless backhaul

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 15 2013)

      Windstream's Gardner: Our wholesale team needs to sell more than wireless backhaul

      Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream told investors this week that while the telco's wholesale sales force has been successful in selling fiber to the tower services, they will focus more on selling other network services.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox

    17. BT holds the line in fiscal Q4, doubles fiber customer base to 1.5 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 14 2013)

      BT holds the line in fiscal Q4, doubles fiber customer base to 1.5 million

      Openreach, which was impacted by regulatory price changes and a shaky European economy, nevertheless saw fiber broadband and Carrier Ethernet stem overall revenue losses, keeping them at 3 percent for the quarter and 1 percent for the year.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Ofcom

    18. Alpheus Communications deepens Ethernet reach into Mexico via Marcatel

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 14 2013)

      Alpheus Communications deepens Ethernet reach into Mexico via Marcatel

      Alpehus Communications is giving service provider and enterprise customers that need access to Mexico an additional Carrier Ethernet connectivity option via a new Network to Network Interface (NNI) agreement with Monterey, Mexico-based Marcatel.

      (Read Full Article)

    19. CenturyLink consumer revenue up in Q1, includes Carrier Ethernet

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 9 2013)

      CenturyLink consumer revenue up in Q1, includes Carrier Ethernet

      Driven by strong sales of MPLS and Ethernet services to enterprise and government customers, strategic business revenues were $615 million, up 6.4 percent year-over-year. Complementing its growing fiber-based Ethernet footprint, CenturyLink continued to expand its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) footprint to over 3,300 COs (central offices).

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Qwest   CenturyLink

    20. tw telecom is prime acquisition target, says Corvex's Meister

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2013)

      tw telecom is prime acquisition target, says Corvex's Meister

      tw telecom's shares jumped 7.2 percent to $29.12 on Wednesday afternoon after being cited by Keith Meister, founder and managing partner of New York-based Corvex, as a prime acquisition target.  Meister said during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York that Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) or Verizon (NYSE: VZ) could be prime suitors for tw telecom, which has established itself as one of the largest domestic Ethernet and VPN service players.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable   tw telecom   Level (3)

    21. Lumos Networks to build 100G routes in Richmond, Va. metro

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 8 2013)

      Lumos Networks to build 100G routes in Richmond, Va. metro

      Lumos Networks has put its "edging out" network expansion strategy into action by hatching plans to build 100G optical wavelength routes connecting Richmond to Ashburn and Lynchburg in Virginia.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   Lightower   Cox Business

    22. tw telecom sees 14.3 percent climb to $202 million on strong Carrier Ethernet, VPN sales

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      tw telecom sees 14.3 percent climb to $202 million on strong Carrier Ethernet, VPN sales

      tw telecom reported that strong Carrier Ethernet and VPN product sales in Q1 2013 drove up data and Internet services revenue 14.3 percent, or $25 million year-over-year, to $202 million.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    23. Frontier's data revenues rise 9 percent to $18.3 million

      Explore FierceTelecom (May 7 2013)

      Frontier's data revenues rise 9 percent to $18.3 million

      Driven by an uptick in Carrier Ethernet and IP voice sales, Frontier's business revenues were $548.3 million in Q1. Ethernet services are currently available in 82 percent of its telephone exchanges, up 10 points since Q4. However, the telco said it has forecast lower business revenue in 2013 due to the expected decline in wireless backhaul revenue.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   NuVox   Frontier Communications   Frontier

    24. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   FairPoint Communications

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