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MEF readies next gen Carrier Ethernet

In the 11 years that the MEF has been developing technical specifications, promoting the adoption of Carrier Ethernet and certifying Carrier Ethernet services, the industry has grown from almost

FairPoint Communications to build New England Telehealth Consortium Network

FairPoint Communications on Tuesday won a four-year, $16 million contract to provide connectivity for the New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC).

VPLS prices decline as much as 39% in established regions

As more providers roll out Ethernet Virtual Private LAN Service, prices are falling, but the lack of service maturity and availability make it a very expensive option in developing regions.

Medium-sized businesses buy in to Carrier Ethernet services

Whether standalone entities or branch offices of large enterprises, medium-sized business establishments have been the neglected stepsisters of the telecom services market. Now, those businesses are moving in a major way to Carrier Ethernet services, thanks to improved quality and reliability as service providers finally overcome tough technical obstacles to delivery.

tw telecom Q3 revenue up 7.1% with ongoing adoption of Ethernet, VPN services

tw telecom reported on Monday that Q3 2012 earnings rose $24.4 million, or 7.1 percent year-over-year, to $368.9 million, compared to $344.5 million in Q3 2011, due to a rise in enterprise customer revenue.

TeleGeography: Local access prices are determined by market conditions

Pricing for local access circuits, which are used to connect a business customer's site to its service provider's network in the city it operates in, aren't based on an exact science, but rather are determined by local market conditions, a new TeleGeography study indicates.

FairPoint unveils its new wholesale carrier Ethernet Service 2.0

Right in time for next week's COMPTEL trade show in Dallas, FairPoint Communications has launched its new Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) 2.0 service.

BT to provide managed services to British American Tobacco

BT on Monday won a $100 million global managed services deal with British American Tobacco, illustrating that it can effectively compete in the growing consumer packaged goods (CPG) segment.

Alpheus Communications attracts more reseller agents to channel program

Alpheus Communications, a competitive business-focused service provider operating in Texas, on Tuesday said it has seen a strong increase in agents joining its channel program.

Telstra unveils suite of wholesale data services

Telstra on Monday introduced a set of wholesale offerings for Australia-based customers under its new "Data Advantage" product line.