Frontier Communications on Tuesday made a statement in the wholesale Ethernet space by introducing its new Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) Silver service to address the needs of service providers targeting multi-site businesses.
A 28-year telecom industry veteran, Ed Ogonek came to CENX from Bridgewater Systems, which was acquired by Amdocs in 2011. During the Metro Ethernet Forum's quarterly meeting in San Diego, Sean Buckley, Senior Editor of FierceTelecom, talked to Ogonek about his goals as CENX's new CEO and his perspective on the growing Ethernet services industry.
As Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) starts to gain momentum--with 20 vendors gaining certification for their respective network platforms--Bob Metcalfe, the inventor of Ethernet is already plotting what CE 3.0 will look like.
Wholesale fiber operator Zayo Group announced its first native 100G wavelength route in the busy Northeast corridor routes of New York City-to-Philadelphia and Philadelphia-to-Washington, D.C.
The Metro Ethernet Forum on Tuesday announced the first 20 vendors that now offer Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certified compatible products during its Q1 2013 meeting in San Diego.
AT&T is mulling purchases in Europe as a way to extend its wireless presence in a new market, but any deal could potentially also help the telco enhance its wireline business services unit.
Alpheus Communications, a CLEC serving the growing DASH (Dallas-Austin-San Antonio-Houston) market, has built out its fiber network to a number of new buildings in downtown Houston, furthering its on-net footprint.
Network providers are scrambling to meet demand for on-net IP VPN and Ethernet services worldwide, a new report from TeleGeography reveals--but quality and growth rates vary widely between regions.
Level 3 Communications on Wednesday received the "Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application Award – Caribbean and Latin America" from the Metro Ethernet Forum.
Integra Telecom on Tuesday introduced E-LAN Ethernet services that target medium and large-sized multisite customers that want multipoint-to-multipoint Layer 2 VPN services.