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VSG: AT&T remains the dominant Ethernet player, but cable MSOs, CLECs gaining ground

AT&T may be the dominant Ethernet provider, but according to Vertical Systems Group's latest U.S. Ethernet Leaderboard report, it is facing a growing challenge from cable operators and CLECs.

Lumos targets wireless backhaul, business opportunities with reserve E-Line service

Lumos Networks has introduced its Ethernet Commercial Reserve E-Line Service that will address a mix of business service and wholesale fiber to the tower applications.

tw telecom adds alert function to its on-demand bandwidth service

tw telecom is helping its retail enterprise customers satisfy their bandwidth needs with the introduction of an alerts-driven dynamic capacity capability for its Ethernet bandwidth-on-demand option.

Global Capacity adds 30 Gbps to its core PoPs

Global Capacity has expanded the its core network with over 30 Gbps of bandwidth between its One Marketplace Points of Presence as a way to better respond to its carrier and enterprise customers' growing needs.

MegaPath battles cable with asymmetric 50/10 Mbps Ethernet offering

MegaPath has introduced a new asymmetric 50/10 Mbps Ethernet service in an effort to challenge cable operators that are expanding the reach of Ethernet services to business customers.

Mobile backhaul overview and solution guide

This white paper presents a brief overview of today’s mobile backhaul market, outlines the unique challenges facing mobile operators and backhaul transport providers, and suggests strategie

tw telecom serves up 40G, 100G Ethernet services

tw telecom has added a 40G and 100G Ethernet option to meet the requirements of larger business customers, including the financial and public sector verticals where the adoption of Big Data applications is growing rapidly.

AT&T touts Ethernet services to K-12 schools

AT&T's Ethernet services are finding utility with a number of K-12 local schools and school districts that need higher bandwidth to comply with statewide online assessments and satisfy the growing presence of mobile devices and distance learning programs.

tw telecom's Ethernet portfolio gets MEF CE 2.0 certification

tw telecom has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of its Ethernet service sets. The carrier is also the first provider to certify its wholesale and retail E-Access Ethernet Private Line and Ethernet Virtual Private Line.

Ethernet pricing varies widely between countries, study says

Ethernet over MPLS may have surpassed legacy Frame Relay and ATM as a more flexible networking technology, but according to TeleGeography's Ethernet Pricing Service, pricing between countries remains inconsistent.