Lumos Networks announced Tuesday it joined the Equinix Ethernet Exchange, to increase its off-net Ethernet presence.
AT&T may see wireless as the star performer in its overall portfolio, but its continual drive to deliver next-gen consumer and business services such as IPTV and Ethernet services gave the wireline segment a boost in Q2 2012.
Driven by cloud services and the ongoing appetite for data services, a new Infonetics report indicates that service providers will continue see Global Ethernet and MPLS IP VPN service revenue growth.
BT Ireland is looking to grab more of the country's business market by adding Alcatel-Lucent's routers to part of the infrastructure under its IP Connect Ireland IP/VPN service.
Regional Texas provider Alpheus is pushing into the Texas business services market, investing over $10 million in new fiber and service expansion.
Windstream bolsters its business services customer roster by winning a contract extension for Internet services with John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts.
On Dec. 9, 2011, Polis Anthousis from Cytaglobal International Network Operations became the hundredth candidate in the world to achieve certification as an MEF-CECP (MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional). This reveals an amazing uptake on what might seem a highly specialized qualification launched less than six months previously
Sprint may have been a bit late to the Ethernet service party, but its latest move to expand the service to 143 domestic and 38 countries by the end of 2012 shows that the provider is serious about the segment.
Zayo will be able to give its business and wholesale customer's confidence that their Ethernet services are standards compliant, as the competitive provider just received Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) MEF 9 and MEF 14 certification.
Integra Telecom has reached another major milestone in its effort to expand into larger business opportunities as it has expanded its on-net fiber connections to over 2,000 buildings in its serving region.