Comcast Business is posing a new threat to local incumbent telco Verizon, announcing that it is now offering its Ethernet services suite throughout 10 New York communities in Putnam, Dutchess and Westchester counties.
AT&T's recent revelation that it is going to work with cable operators to test their HFC-based DOCSIS products for small-cell-backhaul deployments shows that wireless operators want an arsenal of approaches in their toolkit.
Cox Business has joined the growing group of service providers that have received the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certification, a designation that further advances the MSO's position in the Ethernet services market.
AT&T and Verizon continue to enjoy their status as the two top providers in the U.S. Carrier Ethernet market, but it's clear that cable operators are becoming a bigger factor, according to Vertical Systems Group's latest Ethernet Leaderboard.
Cox Communications has prepared for increased Wi-Fi demand expected at next month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by installing 200 temporary Wi-Fi access points from Cisco, a top executive at the cable MSO told FierceCable Thursday.
Cox Communications is enhancing its business services capabilities and fiber network footprint in the Tulsa, Okla., market with a move to acquire CLEC EasyTEL.
Competition in the U.S. Ethernet services market continues to heat up. While the top two telcos, AT&T and Verizon remain the dominant Ethernet services players, they face growing competition from CLECs and cable MSOs that are aggressively expanding their fiber footprints to serve SMBs and larger businesses.
Cox Business is extending its growing cloud capabilities through a partnership with colocation provider ViaWest, offering a suite of fiber-based connectivity with colocation and cloud solutions to customers in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Southern California.
Cable operators are becoming a bigger threat in the Ethernet service market, reports Vertical Systems Group in its year-end 2012 Leaderboard, which tracks the top five cable operators based on port share.
Cox Communications on Wednesday launched two new high speed business service tiers in Acadiana, La., with plans to enable other markets later this year and early in 2013.