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MEF claims new specs cut backhaul costs 25%

ITEM: The Metro Ethernet Forum has just announced the MEF 23.1 Multi-CoS Implementation Agreement (IA) for mobile backhaul via Carrier Ethernet, which the group cl

Sprint slows Q4 wireline quarterly losses to 1% amidst year-over-year decline

Sprint's (NYSE: S) wireline segment continued to struggle in Q4 2011, but the provider held down losses as revenues declined less than 1 percent on a sequential basis to $1.1 billion. Revenues fell

Verizon veteran Michael Tighe named AboveNet's marketing chief

Michael Tighe, a well-known Verizon (NYSE: VZ) executive, is joining AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) as the service provider's new VP of marketing. Based in AboveNet's Mahwah, N.J. office, Tighe will report to

Accelerating revenue through Carrier Ethernet service differentiation

For communication service providers (CSPs) to effectively capitalize on the opportunity provided by the Carrier Ethernet services market they must be able to bring thes

Overture caps off Hatteras Networks integration with new branding message

With the former Ethernet over Copper (EoC) vendor Hatteras now firmly in its pocket, Overture Networks is polishing up its brand. As part of the rebranding initiative, the carrier Ethernet vendor has

Incumbent telcos step up to the EOC plate

Fiber is and will remain the ultimate medium for Ethernet, but in places where a service provider can't immediately prove out a business case to lay fiber, many incumbent carriers are either

Zayo's fiber to the tower network reaches 2,000 towers

Zayo's aggressive deployment continues to resonate with the wireless service provider community looking for alternative backhaul solutions; the wholesaler's fiber to the tower (FTTT) network now

AT&T Q4 2011 wireline growth driven by ongoing video, broadband gains

AT&T's (NYSE: T) wireline division in Q4 2011 was once again buoyed by gains in its U-verse broadband and video services and IP-based business services. The service provider reported that the

CENX brings aboard telecom veteran Dominick DeAngelo

Herb Hribar continues to make his mark on CENX's management team, appointing Dominick DeAngelo as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Sales. The Ethernet exchange provider said that

Zayo brings 100 Mbps Ethernet to Idaho's Meridian Joint School District

Zayo has furthered its presence in the evolving education segment by winning a contract to build a dedicated fiber-based Ethernet network for Meridian Joint School District in Idaho. Providing 100