As service providers broaden the geographic availability of their Ethernet portfolios, service prices have continued to drop dramatically, according to TeleGeography's latest Ethernet Pricing report.
tw telecom has been enlisted by national retailer Stein Mart to provide an IP VPN service connecting more than 270 stores and data centers.
AT&T has allocated nearly $800 million to expand its U-verse and on-net fiber footprint to more business locations in Oklahoma, relfecting its dedication to completing its multi-billion dollar Project VIP initiative.
Windstream is aware that the pending Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger could potentially have implications in the competitive business market, but in the near-term the hybrid telco/CLEC says it will have the upper hand in the multi-site enterprise market where cable has little experience in serving.
Allstream, Manitoba Telecom Services' business services subsidiary, has added the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to its growing list of amenities to attract new multi-site business customers.
Cbeyond, a competitive telco that's in the process of being purchased by Birch Communications, is extending dark fiber to small to medium businesses that reside in large, multi-tenant buildings.
Windstream has been one of the most aggressive telcos rolling out fiber and Ethernet to cellular towers, but like other wireline providers, it continues to weather a tough revenue storm as its customers migrate off TDM circuits.
Global Capacity and PEG Bandwidth are taking on the rural interconnection problem by establishing a new buy and sell agreement to procure off-net service connections for customers that need access to larger Tier 1 markets.
XO Communications is giving its business customers more control over their service experience with its new myXO online customer portal.
Level 3 has been awarded a nearly 300-site contract to provide network services for the federal judicial system via the General Services Administration (GSA) Networx Enterprise contract.