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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.

Mexico's electricity commission to auction fiber network... again

The Mexican government has once again hatched plans to auction off the Federal Electricity Commission's (CFE) 25,000 km state-owned fiber network with hopes that a private service provider will use it to compete with the country's dominant telco, America Movil and increase broadband availability.

tw telecom brings fiber-based services to 30 Bay Area data centers

tw telecom may not be a data center provider itself, but with its fiber now being connected to over 30 sites in the San Francisco Bay Area it's clear that it has become a key data center provider partner.

AT&T's Stephenson: We'll equip other markets with FTTH

AT&T hasn't given an exact timeline when they will start offering consumers 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home services in Austin, but the company is keen on replicating the model in other markets.

Zayo adds 2,500 fiber route miles to Southeast U.S. network

Zayo is enhancing its fiber infrastructure in the Southeast region of the United States with plans to expand its network by over 2,500 route miles.

Integra extends fiber network to Minneapolis area to target business opportunities

Integra is extending its fiber network to Minneapolis, with plans to build out about 1,600 fiber miles as a way to attract new business customer opportunities that exist in the city's Central Business District.

24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network employs Ciena for 100G-capable network

24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network, an emerging fiber network provider serving the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. metro area, is enhancing its fiber network to support 100G transport and Ethernet services by deploying Ciena's 6500 Packet-Optical Platform.