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FairPoint establishes Ethernet service presence in New York City

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) is enhancing the reach of its Ethernet capabilities by establishing a carrier Ethernet connection hub in New York City, giving business and carrier customers...

BT takes top ranking in global Ethernet services market

BT Global Services has beaten out Orange Business as the top global Ethernet provider, according to Vertical Systems Group's Mid-Year 2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.

Wireless LAN transitions to 802.11ac; Carrier Ethernet spending tops $5.5B

The second quarter was good to wireless local area network equipment, as shipments worldwide grew 12 percent over the seasonally slow first quarter, Infonetics Research reports. Cisco and Aruba continued to lead the segment.

AT&T, Verizon Ethernet dominance challenged by tw telecom, Cox and other competitors

AT&T and Verizon may be the dominant players in the Ethernet services market, but they increasingly are facing a set of savvy cable and CLEC competitors that are expanding their Ethernet service presence.

Alaska Communications rolls out Carrier Ethernet 2.0-based service

Alaska Communications is now offering its existing and new business customers a Carrier Ethernet 2.0-based Business Ethernet Services line.

Hibernia Networks enhances Ethernet reach with Atrato IP Networks acquisition

Hibernia Networks is beefing up its IP and Ethernet services portfolio by purchasing Atrato IP Networks, a provider of IP transit and carrier services.

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.