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Global Capacity extends Ethernet availability across 830 U.S. COs

Global Capacity is furthering the reach of its Ethernet service, investing in network infrastructure in 830 Central Offices (CO) to deliver service to an additional 230,000 new commercial addresses...

Adva acquires Overture for $35M, enhances NFV, EoC capabilities

Adva Optical Networking has acquired Overture, furthering its network functions virtualization (NFV) and Ethernet over Copper (EoC) capabilities for its carrier customers.

Incompas to FCC: Copper retirement rules need to be harmonized

Competitive telecom industry association Incompas agrees with TelePacific's observation that the FCC needs to bring harmony to its rules related to copper retirement and service discontinuance.

TelePacific expands Ethernet reach into multiple states through AT&T wholesale arrangement

TelePacific has taken the next step in its Ethernet expansion effort, announcing that it has expanded its Ethernet over 3 rd  Party Vendor (Eo3PV) agreement with AT&T that allows it to reach customers outside of its traditional territory.

FCC proposes extending copper retirement, sets IP transition protections for consumers, businesses

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has set forth an agenda that the commission plans to discuss at its August 6 open meeting designed to protect both businesses and consumers as ILECs migrate more of their networks from copper to fiber and to IP.

Windstream implements Overture's 6500 platform for multi-access Ethernet strategy

Windstream is leveraging Overture's 6500 platform as part of its multi-access Ethernet service initiative, accommodating a mix of fiber, copper, SONET and TDM across its ILEC and CLEC footprints.

TelePacific employs Overture 6500 platform for Ethernet expansion

TelePacific is enhancing its Ethernet delivery power by selecting Overture Networks' 6500 multi-service Ethernet service delivery platform.

Alpheus' Texas Ethernet footprint grows to 129,000 businesses

Alpheus Communications has enhanced its standing in the growing Ethernet over Copper (EoC) race by expanding its network presence 36 percent to serve 129,000 business locations in Southern Texas.

COMPTEL Spring 2013: Continuing coverage from Las Vegas

Members of the competitive telecom industry, including both regional and nationwide CLECs, wholesalers and vendors, are meeting in Las Vegas at COMPTEL Spring 2013. Sean Buckley, Senior Editor of  FierceTelecom, was on hand to report on happenings at the conference. Click here for all our coverage of the event. (Image courtesy of CityCenter Las Vegas)

EoC takes center stage at COMPTEL Spring 2013

Ethernet over Copper (EoC) is the talk of the town at this year's Spring COMPTEL event, and  FierceTelecom  is addressing this service trend in its latest special report. We are also on hand at the Spring COMPTEL event covering all of the relevant news and trends taking place at the show.