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Integra acquires World Communications, enhances Washington state reach

Integra has dipped into its pocket book to acquire World Communications Inc. (WCI), a move that will expand its growing network and service presence in the state of Washington.

Birch completes installation of 11,520 fiber strand miles in Kentucky

Birch Communications has enhanced its business services capabilities in eastern Kentucky by wrapping up its buildout and integration of 11,520 strand fiber miles.

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.

EarthLink grows Q1 existing business customer sales, narrows losses to 4.3 percent

EarthLink reported that it narrowed its business service revenue losses to 4.3 percent to report a total of $234.3 million in revenues as its sales team made progress with extending the contracts with existing customers. This was an improvement over the 7.0 percent year-over-year decline the service provider reported in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Argument to preserve special access falling apart without government intervention

The argument of some CLECs that we need to preserve the old technologies (really, preserve the CLECs' business models) for the benefit of special access customers is starting to fall apart.  And it's falling apart  without  government intervention, through the use of private, market-based agreements.

tw telecom turns attention to Colorado Springs, doubles southern Colorado network reach

tw telecom is putting a new focus on the Colorado Springs market with plans to nearly double its network reach in southern Colorado.

BayRing Communications leverages FirstLight Fiber to extend fiber reach in New England

New England CLEC BayRing Communications and New York/New England facilities-based telecom service provider FirstLight Fiber have joined forces to enhance their fiber capabilities within the regional markets they serve throughout New England.

FirstLight Fiber employs Cisco ASR for core upgrade, aligns New England, upstate NY presence

LAS VEGAS-- FirstLight Fiber has completed the upgrade of its IP-based core, which it built both organically and through acquisitions such as  TelJet  in recent years to serve business and wholesale customers in upstate New York and northern New England.

TNCI names Bill Farwell as CFO, gears up for more M&A

TNCI has named telecom veteran Bill Farwell as its new CFO at a time when the service provider is expanding its network and service reach through a series of targeted acquisitions.

Integra adopts common Ethernet network architecture

Integra is giving its customers a common Ethernet foundation for the services it delivers to its business customer base by upgrading its network to deliver Ethernet over what it says is a single architecture.