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.
Wholesale Carrier Ethernet revenues topped $1.2 billion (€892 million) worldwide last year.
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.
Comcast Business Services on Thursday launched an effort to expand its fiber network in downtown Houston.