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Zayo serves up 100G wavelengths between New York and Ashburn, Va.

Zayo is enhancing its 100G presence in the busy Northeast region by deploying a 100G wavelength network from New York to Ashburn, Va.

tw telecom turns attention to Colorado Springs, doubles southern Colorado network reach

tw telecom is putting a new focus on the Colorado Springs market with plans to nearly double its network reach in southern Colorado.

Report: CenturyLink Idaho says a 1 Gbps fiber-based connection is overkill

CenturyLink is confident that in the near term, the average residential and business user in Idaho will have no need for a 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband connection to their premises, reports the  Idaho Statesman.

Brazil's Telebras nearly complete with DWDM build supporting World Cup

Telebras, Brazil's state-owned telco, is in the process of completing the construction of DWDM optical rings that will connect the 12 arenas that will serve as the host for the 2014 World Cup event.

VSG: tw telecom, XO, Level 3 take dominant competitive Ethernet position

tw telecom continues to enjoy a top spot in the competitive Ethernet market due to its aggressive buildout of its fiber network and new software-based capabilities, according to Vertical Systems Group's new Competitive Provider Business Ethernet Leaderboard.

Cincinnati Bell's aggressive fiber rollout stems its legacy revenue bleeding, but competitors loom large

Cincinnati Bell may be much smaller than its larger ILEC brothers AT&T and Verizon, but it has come to the same realization that having a fiber-based broadband strategy for consumers and business will be a new revenue driver.

Transtelco enhances Mexico, U.S. networks with XC Networks acquisition

Transtelco has completed its acquisition of XC Networks, enhancing its fiber and wireless assets to serve its growing customer base in Texas and in Mexico.

Verizon's Shammo: Customers are buying FiOS speeds of 50 Mbps, above

Verizon may have halted further builds of its FiOS network into new markets, but where it is converting problem copper-based customers to the fiber-based service it's finding that customers like purchasing speeds of 50 Mbps and higher.

KPN leads Dutch fiber providers; SDN on track to be $1B market

Fiber is king in the Netherlands when it comes to growth, a new report from the country's regulator, Authority for Consumers & Markets, says, with Dutch incumbent KPN and its brands holding 40 to 45 percent of the market.

tw telecom to expand metro, regional fiber network by 17 percent

tw telecom is increasing its addressable market by expanding its metro fiber footprint by 17 percent and hatching a plan to enter what it calls five new "high-demand" markets. It will also increase the density of its metro fiber footprint in 27 existing markets it already serves.