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The role of Carrier Ethernet in business applications

Enterprise disaster recovery, data replication and video based applications, will continue to push the bandwidth requirements in the WAN.

Sprint to launch broader Ethernet service set later this year

Sprint may be a late bloomer in the Ethernet services market, but it has put some bold plans in place that will leverage its Network Vision initiative for its wireless network to deliver a broader set of Carrier Ethernet services this year.

Hot wireline technologies, Carrier Ethernet 2.0, emerging telecom contenders and more

During the past three years, the wireline industry has gone through rapid change as various vendors and service providers have either been bought or purchased other companies.

Comcast wires up Vermont businesses with Ethernet

Comcast Business, reports FierceCable, is rolling out Ethernet in northwest Vermont with a particular focus on small businesses, hospitals and schools that have more than 20 employees.

Level 3, tw telecom, other CLECs step up to Ethernet plate

Where do CLECs fit in the Ethernet ecosystem? In the third installment of our series, FierceTelecom takes a look at competitive local exchange carriers that are providing a diverse set of Ethernet services from a multitude of business angles.

Telstra Wholesale joins the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 club

Telstra Wholesale is the latest service provider to gain the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF's) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification for its new "Data Advantage" Ethernet Access and Ethernet backhaul products, which it debuted last August.

Alpheus extends wholesale Ethernet to AireSpring

Las Vegas-- Alpheus Communications on Tuesday extended its wholesale Ethernet services to AireSpring, a Los Angeles-based competitive service provider, enabling it to expand its MPLS and Ethernet presence in Texas.

Windstream announces Carrier Switched Ethernet expansion, names new chairman

Las Vegas-- Windstream Communications ended last week on a negative note with a defeat in its effort to limit municipal broadband networks, but has started this week with two positive bits of news: At the COMPTEL PLUS conference, the telco announced a nationwide expansion of its Carrier Switched Ethernet service

Cable MSOs: A phoenix rising in the Ethernet industry

Cable companies have a long heritage of providing television services for consumers, but over the course of the last decade MSOs have been making a name for themselves in the business services sector, providing a set of higher speed data services, including Ethernet. What are the top five cable operators providing in this space? Take a look at our breakdown.

Cbeyond extends Ethernet reach into 190,000 U.S. MTUs

Cbeyond, a competitive cloud service provider, on Wednesday said its Ethernet footprint now reaches over 190,000 multi-tenant units (MTUs) in the United States.