CenturyLink, Frontier and TelePacfic are the latest service providers to begin participating in the Metro Ethernet Forum's Ethernet Interconnect Points (EIP) project, an effort to create standard guidelines for Ethernet interconnection.
Juniper sees its recent win at AT&T for its Contrail SDN product set gave it confidence about the service provider market, but also validates its strategy that's getting interest from other service providers.
Time Warner Cable Business Class is giving its business customers an option to simplify their service experience by offering a bundle of cloud and network services.
Following months of rumors, Windstream made it official that it will sell off its data center business to TierPoint for $575 million, a deal that reflects the company's need to focus on its core business, wholesale, and consumer services strategy.
PEG Bandwidth is enhancing its Midwestern network footprint by adding a 100G route from Peoria to Chicago via Bloomington and Champaign, Ill.
Windstream said that the charges ILECs levy to construct facilities to serve a special access request from a competitor for TDM or IP-based Ethernet services are too high.
C&W Networks, a large pan-Caribbean provider, has signed a 20-year Indefeasible Right of Use agreement to expand its route between Miami and Jacksonville with colocation and dark fiber infrastructure.
AT&T is finding that Network on Demand services are resonating in the marketplace as it now has over 200 customers worldwide. Although these new services will cannibalize its legacy T-1 and ATM data service revenue base, AT&T said that customers are willing to pay a premium for such services.
Comcast Business is investing $3.1 million to expand its Minnesota fiber network in the Twin Cities area, extending services to 700 additional business customers.
Frontier Communications is looking to enhance its wholesale Ethernet portfolio further with an Ethernet Private Line and new off-net offerings in the next phase of its service expansion effort.