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Ethernet pricing declines accelerate as service availability ramps, says TeleGeography

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 tapped by Stein Mart to build 270-site IP VPN

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 dedicates $800M to increase Oklahoma U-verse, on-net fiber footprint

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's Gardner: Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger won't change near-term SMB focus

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 achieves MEF 2.0 certification

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 brings dark fiber access to SMBs in six Tier 1 markets

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's Gardner: TDM-based wireless backhaul revenue headwinds to continue throughout 2014

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, PEG Bandwidth target the rural market interconnection gap

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 introduces new self-service portal

XO Communications is giving its business customers more control over their service experience with its new myXO online customer portal.

Level 3 wins 300-site connectivity contract with federal judicial system

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.