Windstream has won a five-year multi-million dollar contract from the National Weather Service (NWS) to supply Ethernet-based services to the agency's Weather Forecast Offices (WFO) that are housed in various locations throughout the United States.
Comcast Business is playing into the emerging teleworking movement for businesses with the debut of its new Ethernet@home service.
Ciena has established a strategic alliance with Avaya to create what the two companies say is a WAN-LAN data networking solution, a move that reflects Ciena's move to extend its capabilities into other market segments.
RCN Business has made another move to advance its presence in the New York City market by bringing its business services to 450-460 Park Avenue in Manhattan.
Windstream said it is going to lay off 350 workers by Dec. 1 in an effort to improve its cost structure and improve its overall operational structure.
Comcast Business is looking to give local businesses in Albuquerque and Santa Fe another option besides local telco CenturyLink for Ethernet services, with plans to deliver its entire suite of Ethernet services by extending its fiber network into both of these key New Mexico cities.
Windstream is leveraging Overture's 6500 platform as part of its multi-access Ethernet service initiative, accommodating a mix of fiber, copper, SONET and TDM across its ILEC and CLEC footprints.
Comcast Business is taking advantage of the growing cloud services trend by launching a new program that it says can provide a more efficient means for businesses to access their cloud services.
FiberLight continues to make progress with its Texas expansion project, announcing that it is on track to connect nearly 800 wireless cell towers in the state and install 1,765 route miles of fiber networks this year.
Lumos' fiber-to-the-cell (FTTC) site momentum continued into the third quarter, with the company reporting that it now has a total of 708 cell sites connected to its fiber network, up 31 percent year-over-year amidst a fall in overall revenues.