Consolidated Communications may be an advocate of delivering fiber-based Ethernet to business customers, having connected 221 new on-net buildings in the third quarter, but being a traditional telco it is just as keen to enhance the reach of its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) service set.
Verizon has fired back at the Communications Workers of America's claims that it has turned its back on its existing copper networks in its wireline region.
Birch Communications has extended its BirchNet Broadband footprint by over 60 percent, giving it coverage in 14 states across and adjacent to the Northern Tier, Rockies and Pacific Northwest.
DALLAS—FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, like his commission colleagues, is a champion of the IP transition and the capabilities it will bring to service providers but wants to ensure it does not affect competition.
MegaPath's sale of its wholesale business to Global Capacity may not be the largest deal in the competitive service provider industry, but it's notable in that it allows it to become a managed and cloud services specialist.
Alpheus Communications is going to spend up to $12 million to increase its fiber network footprint in Houston and Dallas, a move that will enable it to better respond to multi-site businesses that are looking for alternative sources to connect their office locations and data centers.
Integra continues to find a strong role in the data center market, announcing that it has connected 30 facilities since October 2013, bringing its total on-net data center footprint to 92.
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.
TelePacific has taken another step forward in its expansion into the lucrative Texas telecom market by expanding its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) footprint into 134 additional Central Offices (COs) through an agreement with fellow CLEC Alpheus Communications.
Integra is continuing its aggressive Ethernet buildout strategy, expanding its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network to another 43 fiber-fed ILEC Local Serving Offices (LSOs).