Current XO Communications business services customers that want to continue using its Ethernet over Copper services after Verizon takes over the company's assets may be able to do so-- depending on several factors. That's according to a Verizon filing with the FCC that addresses how it will deal with legacy infrastructure following the acquisition.
Verizon says its pending acquisition of XO Communications' assets will enhance the services it provides to enterprise and wholesale customers, refuting arguments made by Windstream and Transbeam that the deal will hinder the Ethernet over Copper and business data services industry segments.
Global Capacity has named tw telecom veteran Tony Thakur as its new CTO, capping off the latest in a series of new management appointments the company has made to enhance its service reach.
Transbeam, a competitive carrier serving large metro markets like New York City, may be concerned about Verizon's ongoing copper retirement efforts, but it's confident that it can work out an agreement with the ILEC.
CenturyLink found that cable providers' Ethernet over HFC facilities are becoming a sound alternative source to fulfill large customer needs as it expands its service footprint outside of its traditional wireline territory, illustrating that there are growing options for special access wholesale services.
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 Optical Networking has acquired Overture, furthering its network functions virtualization (NFV) and Ethernet over Copper (EoC) capabilities for its carrier customers.
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 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 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.