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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.

Overture receives $10 million to fund product expansion, software vision

Carrier Ethernet provider Overture secured a $10 million venture loan from Horizon Technology Finance Corp., which it will use to continue expanding its Ensemble Open Service Architecture and its Ethernet product portfolio.

Global Capacity expands Ethernet reach with Overture's 6000 series platform

Global Capacity, a network connectivity provider, has chosen Overture Networks' 6000 series to deliver Ethernet service to simultaneously deliver Ethernet and TDM-based services on one Ethernet interconnection, enabling it to reach more customers.

Multi-CoS in Carrier Ethernet mobile backhaul networks

This MEF best practices document describes ways for the backhaul provider to optimize the use of mobile backhaul bandwidth resulting in considerable cost savings as well as improving application-

BT Openreach reports delays in Ethernet service provisioning

BT Openreach reported that it is seeing delays in fulfilling Ethernet service orders for its carrier customers, due to strong customer demand and some systems issues.

tw telecom sees 14.3 percent climb to $202 million on strong Ethernet, VPN sales

tw telecom reported that strong Ethernet and VPN product sales in Q1 2013 drove up data and Internet services revenue 14.3 percent, or $25 million year-over-year, to $202 million.