AT&T is finding that Network on Demand services are resonating in the marketplace as it now has over 200 customers worldwide. Although these new services will cannibalize its legacy T-1 and ATM data service revenue base, AT&T said that customers are willing to pay a premium for such services.
CenturyLink is seeking to shut down its legacy Frame Relay and ATM services in both its Embarq and CenturyTel affiliate regions, reflecting the service provider industry's ongoing shift to IP-based Ethernet business services. It filed a similar application for its Qwest affiliate last year.
AT&T has allocated nearly $800 million to expand its U-verse and on-net fiber footprint to more business locations in Oklahoma, relfecting its dedication to completing its multi-billion dollar Project VIP initiative.
FierceTelecom just published a report on global Ethernet interconnection, so let's keep the conversation going: Network World has a piece about wide area network Ethernet services, a concept that
If you like lists, and like to debate networking issues, Network World has a fun feature on "Networking's 50 Greatest Arguments." There are some obvious ones (Ethernet vs. Token Ring), some old ones