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Orange, BT retain dominant spots over Verizon, AT&T in global Ethernet race, says VSG

Orange and BT's ongoing buildout of Ethernet to more international locations has helped the two companies retain their dominant position on Vertical System Group's global Ethernet Leaderboard.

Cox, Time Warner Cable take dominant spots in cable Ethernet market, says VSG

Cable operators are becoming a bigger threat in the Ethernet service market, reports Vertical Systems Group in its year-end 2012 Leaderboard, which tracks the top five cable operators based on port share.

NBN Co. to add IPv6 support for Layer 3 protocols

NBN Co. has added IPv6 support for Layer 3 protocols to its laundry list of priorities for its National Broadband Network (NBN). This is a bit of a change in direction for NBN Co. because the NBN is

Infinera helps ESnet establish optical VPNs

Traditionally, virtual private networks (VPNs) were always deployed on Layer 2 or Layer 3 networks, but Department of Energy scientists running the ESnet network have found a way to create optical

iSMART Consortium tested souped up version of VDSL2

Recent deployments by large incumbent carriers Qwest and TeliaSonera are proving that VDSL2 can deliver multi-megabit speeds over existing copper, but impairments will severely degrade what's


The IEEE at a meeting in Tokyo has approved the Provider Backbone Bridging- Traffic Engineering standard, based on provider backbone transport technology. PBT has had its ups and downs over the last

Compass aids Sprint's wireline ambitions

While Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse is doing TV commercials to generate more wireless hype for the company, Sprint's