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    1. Level 3 unveils network security solutions set

      Explore FierceTelecom (Oct 1 2012)

      Level 3 unveils network security solutions set

      Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) on Monday introduced a global security solutions suite that it says will provide multi-layered protection as customers grow their businesses. As an integrated solution, the service provider is bundling the new security services with its other network services like Ethernet and professional services to provide a solution that best fits a particular business' needs.

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      Mentions:   Frost & Sullivan   Level (3)

    2. Comcast to deliver 305 Mbps speed tier over Ethernet-based FTTH

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      Comcast to deliver 305 Mbps speed tier over Ethernet-based FTTH

      Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) on Thursday revealed plans that it will soon offer a 305 Mbps/65 Mbps speed tier over a point-to-point Ethernet-based Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network. Comcast's fiber-based $300 service tier is, not surprisingly, being used to target markets where Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is offering its 300/65 Mbps Quantum speed tiers, according to Broadband Reports.

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    3. FCC lifts restrictions on cable/CLEC mergers, acquisitions

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      FCC lifts restrictions on cable/CLEC mergers, acquisitions

      Cable operators may lack the pull of a large telco, but one of the things they do have is an aggressive spirit and a lack of legacy services that, for example, telcos must cannibalize when they earn a new Carrier Ethernet customer.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable

    4. Cox Business offers HFC-based 80, 100 Mbps Carrier Ethernet services

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      Cox Business offers HFC-based 80, 100 Mbps Carrier Ethernet services

      Cox Communications on Wednesday launched an HFC-based version of its Ethernet service that puts 80 and 100 Mbps speeds in the hands of the small- to medium-sized businesses (SMB).  Initially Cox will offer the new speed tiers in Acadiana, La., with plans to enable other markets later this year and early in 2013.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Cox Business

    5. Alpheus Communications attracts more reseller agents to channel program

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      Alpheus Communications attracts more reseller agents to channel program

      Alpheus Communications, a competitive business-focused service provider operating in Texas, on Tuesday said it has seen a strong increase in agents joining its channel program. Since launching the program only six month ago, participating agents reported they are seeing immediate returns from selling Alpheus' suite of data services, including Ethernet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), and private line services.

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      Mentions:   Alpheus Communications

    6. There's still plenty of gold in existing copper networks

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      There's still plenty of gold in existing copper networks

      I'd like to draw your attention to our latest eBook, Finding New Gold in Copper. Extending fiber to every premise may be the endgame for service providers, but the reality is that many operators with existing copper networks can't financially justify that approach for either businesses or residential customers.

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      Mentions:   NuVox   Hawaiian Telcom   IEEE

    7. FCC to relax rules for cable-CLEC M&A

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      FCC to relax rules for cable-CLEC M&A

      Cable operators may finally get more freedom to acquire CLECs to expand their business service capabilities, according to a Stifel Nicolaus report, which said that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may relax rules that govern these deals. One of the advantages that cable operators have in the business market is that they don't have to cannibalize existing T1 or TDM-based voice revenues as they offer IP-based SIP Trunking and Ethernet.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   XO Communications   Time Warner Cable

    8. Integra Telecom brings fiber services to Oregon Health Network

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      Integra Telecom brings fiber services to Oregon Health Network

      Integra Telecom won a contract to provide fiber-based network services to the Oregon Health Network (OHN), a statewide integrated healthcare network serving Oregon. Over the past three years, the service provider has continually expanding the reach of its fiber network into more buildings to provide higher speed Ethernet and cloud services. As of mid-June, Integra has extended its fiber connections to 2,013 buildings, including 115 new customer builds.

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      Mentions:   Integra Telecom

    9. GTS CE to deliver Ethernet services over Copper in Central Europe

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      GTS CE to deliver Ethernet services over Copper in Central Europe

      GTS CE, a pan-European service provider that supplies both business and wholesale services in Central and Eastern Europe, on Tuesday said it launched EoC services in five countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Poland. Set to serve about 40,000 retail business customers, GTS CE deployed Overture's EoC equipment in about 130 COs in Central and Eastern Europe.

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      Mentions:   Overture Networks   Spirit Communications

    10. Telx taps former Tata veteran Tony Rossabi to head up service provider sales

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      Telx taps former Tata veteran Tony Rossabi to head up service provider sales

      Telx on Thursday announced that they named Tony Rossabi as their new senior VP of Service Provider Markets.Rossabi comes to Telx from Tata Communications, where he led the Indian provider's Global Carrier Solutions division spearheading new solutions like Carrier Ethernet and low latency services.

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      Mentions:   Tata   Level (3)

    11. BT expands cloud, Ethernet and IT security services in Colombia

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      BT expands cloud, Ethernet and IT security services in Colombia

      BT on Tuesday unveiled a series of cloud and security service initiatives targeting the Latin American market, particularly Colombia. To support these new services, BT Global has deployed up to 23 MPLS ports that will give them presence in 15 Colombia cities and build out an additional 550 square meters of data center space. They are also providing Carrier Ethernet connectivity to their customers.

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      Mentions:   BT Global Services

    12. Sizing up the top US telcos in Q2 2012

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      Sizing up the top US telcos in Q2 2012

      With the Q2 2012 earnings season coming to an end, FierceTelecom has put together a summary of the performance of the top incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs). As seen in previous quarters, ILECs are finding ways to offset ongoing wireline voice loss by emphasizing the sales of IP-based business and consumer services, including broadband data, video and Ethernet ...

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    13. Tying the data center and WAN worlds: Dennis Brouwer, Savvis

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      Tying the data center and WAN worlds: Dennis Brouwer, Savvis

      If you start from the bottom up, we have the full suite of connectivity services: Layer 1 wave services, Layer 2 Ethernet services, and then Layer 3 IP services. Those IP services can be private, which is done over our MPLS network. They can be public Internet services, which we can deliver through the legacy Savvis tier 1 backbone or the legacy Qwest Tier 1 network.

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      Mentions:   Qwest   CenturyLink

    14. Time Warner Cable targets business customers with $25M fiber network in NYC

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      Time Warner Cable targets business customers with $25M fiber network in NYC

      Time Warner Cable is plunking down $25 million to build a new fiber network in New York City for its business customer base. While many industry watchers believe this could be the East Coast version of Google's much talked about Kansas City Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network, the real significance of this deployment is that it enables TWC to compete more effectively against aggressive telcos like Verizon (NYSE: VZ) for business customers that want a fiber-based Ethernet connection.

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      Mentions:   Time Warner Cable

    15. Telstra unveils suite of wholesale data services

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      Telstra unveils suite of wholesale data services

      Telstra on Monday introduced a set of wholesale offerings for Australia-based customers under its new "Data Advantage" product line. With Data Advantage, the telco is offering wholesale customers four primary products: managed leased line, Ethernet, Ethernet backhaul and point-to-point fiber services. The managed leased line products offer a choice between either legacy SDH or an Ethernet interface.

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      Mentions:   Telstra International   Telstra

    16. FCC temporarily suspends effort to deregulate special access

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      FCC temporarily suspends effort to deregulate special access

      tw telecom, a Colorado-based CLEC, believes this measure is a step in the right direction. Although tw telecom has aggressively built out its own fiber-based Ethernet network targeting businesses, it still has to rent last mile network facilities from the large incumbent players like AT&T and Verizon.

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    17. Orange remains dominant global Ethernet player, says Vertical Systems Group

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      Orange remains dominant global Ethernet player, says Vertical Systems Group

      Orange Business Services, the business services arm of France Telecom (NYSE: FTE), continues to dominate the global Ethernet services market in terms of port shares, as seen in Vertical Systems Group's mid-2012 global provider Ethernet Leaderboard. The French service provider's ongoing dedication to building out fiber and its global network in key markets including both Asia Pacific and Latin America have helped it maintain its dominance in the global Ethernet market.

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      Mentions:   NTT   Vertical Systems Group   France Telecom

    18. Hibernia Atlantic names CME Group as latest PoP on its GFN

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      Hibernia Atlantic names CME Group as latest PoP on its GFN

      Hibernia will be able to provide ultra low latency connectivity up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) to CME's Aurora, Ill.-based data center. Having low latency network capabilities is key to CME Group's new data center because it supports its advanced trading match engines for its global electronic trading platform CME Globex.

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    19. Mammoth upgrades core sites with Carrier Ethernet

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      Mammoth upgrades core sites with Carrier Ethernet

      Mammoth Networks on Friday completed a core network upgrade in a number of the Western U.S. states it serves. By upgrading nine sites, a list that includes locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Billings, Montana; and Spokane, Washington, to 10 G fiber, the service provider said it increased its network capacity and reach five-fold.

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      Mentions:   Zayo

    20. Why bother with fiber? Here's a few reasons

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      Why bother with fiber? Here's a few reasons

      Fiber offers two much more important facets to the high-speed game: a true, high-speed backbone for all these other types of networks, be they coax, broadband wireless, or DSL; and essential future-proofing for high-speed transport. If you want fast and reliable data transport, the speed of light is the way to go.

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    21. DukeNet Communications advances its Ethernet, fiber footprint

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      DukeNet Communications advances its Ethernet, fiber footprint

      DukeNet Communications, a joint venture of Duke Energy and Alinda Capital, on Wednesday said it is expanding the fiber-based Ethernet footprint in the Southeast region it serves. As part of this upgrade, the service provider is rolling out four major metro areas in the Carolinas region: Charlotte, Winston Salem/Greensboro, and Raleigh/Durham in North Carolina, and Greenville, S.C. At a later date, DukeNet plans to expand into Atlanta, Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn., Ashville, N.C., and Columbia and Charleston, S.C.

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    22. FairPoint extends DSL broadband to 14 more New Hampshire towns

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      FairPoint extends DSL broadband to 14 more New Hampshire towns

      While its Q2 2012 earnings reportillustrated that landline voice losses did cut into its total revenues, it saw growth in both broadband and business services. Its broadband subscriber base grew 5.1 percent sequentially over Q1 2012, while a rise in Carrier Ethernet services drove up business revenues to $10.2 million in the quarter.

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    23. Time Warner Cable Business wins Empire State Building fiber contract

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      Time Warner Cable Business wins Empire State Building fiber contract

      Although the top telcos have traditionally dominated the Carrier Ethernet services market, cable operators--particularly Cox and Time Warner Cable--are becoming a bigger factor in the fiber-based Ethernet services race. Vertical Systems Group's mid-year Ethernet Leaderboard, which tracks the Ethernet services market in terms of port shares sold, took the took the fifth and seventh spot.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable

    24. Integra Telecom to provide Carrier Ethernet services to Washington state

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      Integra Telecom to provide Carrier Ethernet services to Washington state

      Integra Telecom on Thursday won contracts to provide Carrier Ethernet services to both the State of Washington and the University of Washington. Through its Secondary Ethernet Transport contract with the state of Washington, Integra will be able to provide Ethernet services to any state, county and city departments in addition to any institution within the K-20 Education Network.

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      Mentions:   Integra Telecom

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