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.
Frontier has introduced its E-PATH service, giving its wholesale Ethernet customers a new regional external network-to-network interconnection (E-NNI) option to connect their off-net business customer locations.
Time Warner Cable Business Class is offering its wholesale customers an online tool that it says will allow them to more readily discover locations that are connected to its network.
Comcast Business has introduced its Voice Mobility product, a new phone line that includes a mobile app that allows employees to continue to get messages and calls if they are not at their desk or are on the road.