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Time Warner Business helps wholesale customers find connected buildings with new portal

Time Warner Cable Business Class is offering its wholesale customers an online tool that it says will allow them to more readily discover locations that are connected to its network.

Comcast Business targets remote workforce with new mobile voice app

Comcast Business has introduced its Voice Mobility product, a new phone line that includes a mobile app that allows employees to continue to get messages and calls if they are not at their desk or are on the road.

AT&T doubles Ethernet reach, shortens provisioning times via U-verse technology

AT&T is enhancing its Ethernet reach with a new feature that leverages the capabilities of its existing U-verse broadband technology.

AT&T adds managed Internet services to on-demand network, names more virtualization vendor partners

AT&T has added managed service as the latest feature of its on-demand service capability, giving business customers an option to adjust and add network capabilities as needed.

Level 3: Freeing CLECs from ILEC lock-up plans for special access can spur $86M revenue boost

Level 3 says that incumbent local exchange carriers' demand lock-up plans for DSn-based special access services will have a number of harmful effects on competitive carriers. More practically, though, easing restrictions on who they buy bandwidth from could boost competitive carriers' revenues by as much as $86 million combined.

RCN Business launches 300 Mbps speed tier throughout New York City

RCN Business may be aggressively expanding its fiber network, but its move to provide 330 Mbps to small to medium businesses in New York shows that its existing hybrid fiber coax (HFC) network is still a viable mechanism to address business customers.

Verizon joins ILEC chorus against special access, saying Ethernet services should not be regulated

Verizon has told the FCC in a new filing that the commission should not revoke regulatory forbearance on Ethernet-based services because businesses and wholesale CLEC customers have a larger pool of sources to get these services.

Consolidated serves up UC, cloud services for Sacramento, Dallas business customers

Consolidated Communications is taking a larger bite out of the cloud services market with a series of new cloud offerings that it will initially offer to businesses that reside in its Sacramento, Calif., and Dallas metro markets.

Cogent, Ortega part ways over sales, compensation strategy; Bubeck to fill in

Ernie Ortega, Cogent's chief revenue officer and VP of global sales, will leave the company, reportedly over a disagreement with CEO Dave Schaeffer related to strategy and compensation for part of the provider's sales force.

Cowen: Comcast's new business services unit could prompt purchase of Level 3

Comcast Business' creation of a new unit focusing on large businesses has raised speculation that it could purchase Level 3 Communications as a way to gain a national fiber footprint.