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FirstLight Fiber extends Canada Ethernet reach via Fibrenoire

FirstLight Fiber is giving its business customers another route between the United States and Canada, announcing a new relationship with Fibrenoire to provide fiber-based Ethernet services in Quebec and Ontario.

DukeNet joins ranks of MEF 2.0 certified providers

North Carolina-based fiber provider DukeNet Communications is the latest service provider to be awarded the Metro Ethernet Forum's rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification.

Lumos Networks obtains MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

Lumos Networks has become the third U.S.-based service provider to obtain the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for E-Access.

Alaska Communications gets CE 2.0 certification nod from MEF

Alaska Communications is now the second U.S.-based service provider to achieve the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification.

Comcast Business gets MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification

Comcast Business Services on Friday achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for its E-Line and E-LAN services, becoming the first CE 2.0 service provider, according to MEF President Nan Chen.

Windstream's virtual LAN services get MEF 9 and MEF 14 certifications

Windstream on Wednesday reached another milestone in its migration as a business service provider by gaining both MEF 9 and MEF 14 technical specifications for its MPLS-enabled Virtual LAN services.

Metcalfe: Carrier Ethernet 3.0 will include more applications, capabilities

As Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) starts to gain momentum--with 20 vendors gaining certification for their respective network platforms--Bob Metcalfe, the inventor of Ethernet is already plotting what CE 3.0 will look like.

AT&T, Verizon Ethernet growth driven by IP VPN, cloud services

AT&T and Verizon's ongoing dedication to deliver cloud and IP VPN services helped the two providers maintain their dominant status on Vertical Systems Group end of year 2012 U.S. Business Ethernet Leaderboard.

MEF certifies 20 vendors under CE 2.0 specification

The Metro Ethernet Forum on Tuesday announced the first 20 vendors that now offer Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certified compatible products during its Q1 2013 meeting in San Diego.

MEF's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 addresses need for multiple classes of service

The Metro Ethernet Forum unveiled its new Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) standard Thursday. Hailed as the new generation of Ethernet, CE 2.0 serves up three new features: Multiple Classes of Service