Cogent Communications

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Cogent offers to pay cable MSOs, telcos to improve Internet traffic exchange

Cogent Communications is taking a new approach to solving the Internet traffic exchange process by offering to pay U.S.-based Tier 1 telcos and cable operators (Verizon, Comcast, AT&T and Time Warner Cable) for necessary network upgrades.

VSG: Orange Business unseats BT Global as top global Ethernet provider

Orange Business has regained its standing as the top global Ethernet provider from BT Global Services on Vertical Systems Group's 2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.

Verizon's Netflix users suffer from peering dispute with Cogent, report says

Verizon's broadband users have been seeing a less than optimal quality Netflix video streaming experience thanks, reportedly, to a network peering fight the telco is engaged in with bandwidth provider Cogent Communications, a GigaOM article says.

Cogent adds business, wholesale customers to score on-net service revenue of $61.7 million

Cogent Communications reported that on-net network revenue rose 2.1 percent sequentially to $61.7 million with the addition of business and wholesale service customers in Q1 2013.

Cogent Q4 revenue rises 3.7% to $82.6 million on strong customer additions

Cogent Communications reported on Thursday that Q4 2012 service revenue rose 3.7 percent to $82.6 million as the amount of connections on its network increased to a total of 34,811 customers.

France Telecom and Google entangled in peering fight

France Telecom is the latest service provider to become engaged in a traffic peering scuffle with Google and its Internet backbone provider Cogent Communications.

Cogent's Schaeffer: We have not found any acquisition opportunities that make sense

Dave Schaeffer, CEO and chairman of Cogent Communications (Nasdaq: CCOI), isn't afraid of scaling his business through a mix of acquisitions, but right now he's not seeing deals that would add value

Cogent and Orange France fight over interconnection issues

Cogent Communications (Nasdaq: CCOI) is fighting a new battle with incumbent service provider France Telecom (Orange) (NYSE: FTE) for refusing to let the low-cost Ethernet service provider connect to

Cogent, Level 3 announce private senior note offerings

It's been a busy week for raising capital in the service provider space as both Cogent Communications (Nasdaq: CCOI) and Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) separately announced offerings of

Net neutrality is good for ISPs

In the nearly 20 years that the Internet has been in private hands, it has been an engine of innovation throughout the world. In our society today, we use the Internet for applications that could not