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Comcast Business dedicates $1.2M to extend fiber, Ethernet to Bellevue, Wash. office parks

Comcast Business is investing over $1.2 million to extend its network into two large parts of Bellevue, Wash., to pass an additional 425 local businesses.

AT&T's Stephens says 'holistic' fiber buildout will address business, wireless backhaul needs

AT&T's ongoing FTTH rollout may be designed to provide consumers and businesses with higher speeds, but the service provider is seeing additional benefits from build.

Level 3 extends MEF 2.0 Carrier Ethernet service into 27 European markets

Level 3 is expanding its metro Ethernet service into 27 new European markets, reflecting a desire to grow its EMEA business service penetration.

Frontier serves up wholesale Ethernet Private Line service in 12 states

Frontier Communications has added Ethernet Private Line to its growing E-Line Ethernet wholesale solutions portfolio, enhancing its local and long-haul access methods for the telco's carrier customers.

Lumos lays foundation to spin out fiber-centric company in 2017

Lumos Networks is putting together a foundation to potentially create a fiber-centric company by the end of the year that would focus on selling wholesale and retail services to carriers and enterprise customers in its territory.

FairPoint business customers' TDM to Ethernet migrations are 'lumpy,' Sunu says

Speaking to investors during the company's fourth quarter 2015 earnings call, Paul Sunu, CEO of FairPoint said that while it is building out its fiber network into more buildings to serve business customers, the provider will see business service revenue declines because Ethernet is priced lower than a legacy ATM or TDM-based circuits.

Windstream enhances Ethernet position by expanding on-net fiber, network partnerships

Windstream is seeing its efforts to build out Ethernet services into more of Tier 2 markets it serves pay off. The service provider is gaining momentum with customers as it improves the reach of its network via internal builds and carrier partnerships.

AT&T's $10B enterprise spending plan will deepen its SDN-based on-demand, cloud service footprints

AT&T is making a big bet on its global enterprise operations with plans to invest nearly $10 billion in its networks to boost the reach of wireless, cloud storage and security services.

EarthLink focuses dark fiber sales on enterprise customers, will de-emphasize TDM-based products

EarthLink is a dark fiber advocate, but the service provider sticking to its strategy of selling the service to enterprise customers versus carriers.

Charter Business' pricing, packaging changes drive up revenues to $294M

Charter's business services division is reaping the benefits of realigning the unit to focus on the specific needs of small businesses and larger enterprise customers as revenues rose 12.3 percent year-over-year to $294 million.