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Latest Headlines

Lumos Networks bolsters off-net Ethernet reach via Equinix's Ethernet Exchange

Lumos Networks announced Tuesday it joined the Equinix Ethernet Exchange, to increase its off-net Ethernet presence.

AT&T's Q2 wireline growth driven by U-verse, next-gen business services

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.

Ethernet, IP/MPLS service revenue to surpass $81B by 2016

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 chooses Alcatel-Lucent for its IP/VPN Ethernet initiative

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.

Alpheus continues to branch out into the business service market

Regional Texas provider Alpheus is pushing into the Texas business services market, investing over $10 million in new fiber and service expansion.

Windstream wins service contract with John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts

Windstream bolsters its business services customer roster by winning a contract extension for Internet services with John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts.

The MEF Carrier Ethernet certified professional program

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 sets aggressive domestic, international Ethernet expansion effort

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 gains MEF 9, 14 certification for its Ethernet services

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 grows on-net fiber presence to over 2,000 buildings

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.