Global Capacity has named tw telecom veteran Tony Thakur as its new CTO, capping off the latest in a series of new management appointments the company has made to enhance its service reach.
RCN Business, like other business-centric providers, has traditionally taken the approach of directing its fiber investments where its customers want it to go, but the service provider plans to target other attractive sites where it could win new customers.
CenturyLink found that cable providers' Ethernet over HFC facilities are becoming a sound alternative source to fulfill large customer needs as it expands its service footprint outside of its traditional wireline territory, illustrating that there are growing options for special access wholesale services.
Comcast Business is investing over $1.2 million to extend its network into two large parts of Bellevue, Wash., to pass an additional 425 local businesses.
AT&T's ongoing FTTH rollout may be designed to provide consumers and businesses with higher speeds, but the service provider is seeing additional benefits from build.
Level 3 is expanding its metro Ethernet service into 27 new European markets, reflecting a desire to grow its EMEA business service penetration.
Frontier Communications has added Ethernet Private Line to its growing E-Line Ethernet wholesale solutions portfolio, enhancing its local and long-haul access methods for the telco's carrier customers.
Lumos Networks is putting together a foundation to potentially create a fiber-centric company by the end of the year that would focus on selling wholesale and retail services to carriers and enterprise customers in its territory.
Speaking to investors during the company's fourth quarter 2015 earnings call, Paul Sunu, CEO of FairPoint said that while it is building out its fiber network into more buildings to serve business customers, the provider will see business service revenue declines because Ethernet is priced lower than a legacy ATM or TDM-based circuits.
Windstream is seeing its efforts to build out Ethernet services into more of Tier 2 markets it serves pay off. The service provider is gaining momentum with customers as it improves the reach of its network via internal builds and carrier partnerships.