Carrier Ethernet

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Metcalfe: Carrier Ethernet 3.0 will include more applications, capabilities

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.

Zayo announces 100G routes in Northeast corridor

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.

MEF certifies 20 vendors under CE 2.0 specification

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.

Ethernet in demand for mobile backhaul

Wholesale Carrier Ethernet revenues topped $1.2 billion (€892 million) worldwide last year.

AT&T sees acquisition opportunities in Europe

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 extends fiber network to more Houston buildings

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.

Week in research: On-net IP VPN, Ethernet demand rises; home area networks ascend

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 takes MEF top honors for Latin American Ethernet services

Level 3 Communications on Wednesday received the "Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application Award – Caribbean and Latin America" from the Metro Ethernet Forum.

Integra adds E-LAN to Ethernet service line

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 extends fiber network to downtown Houston

Comcast Business Services on Thursday launched an effort to expand its fiber network in downtown Houston.