RCN Business, a competitive business service provider, added another potential element of differentiation by gaining the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification.
The Metro Ethernet Forum has begun a new leadership chapter, naming Andrew McFadzen, Orange Business Services' head of global marketing, as its new chairman.
Canadian business services provider Allstream expanded its influence on the Ethernet services market as Mike Strople, its chief operating officer, was elected to the Metro Ethernet Forum's board of directors.
tw telecom has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of its Ethernet service sets. The carrier is also the first provider to certify its wholesale and retail E-Access Ethernet Private Line and Ethernet Virtual Private Line.
Globe Business, the business services arm of Philippines-based Globe Telecom, on Thursday gained the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF's) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification for its Ethernet services.
Alaska Communications is now the second U.S.-based service provider to achieve the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification.
Telstra Wholesale is the latest service provider to gain the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF's) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification for its new "Data Advantage" Ethernet Access and Ethernet backhaul products, which it debuted last August.
Ihab Tarazi, VP of Global Network Product Technology for Verizon, last July took on another role as the chairman of the Metro Ethernet Forum. One of the major initiatives that Tarazi is driving at both the MEF and at Verizon is the emergence of the forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 standard. Tarazi talks with Sean Buckley about CE 2.0 and how it benefits telcos' Ethernet initiatives.
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.
Level 3 Communications on Wednesday received the "Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application Award – Caribbean and Latin America" from the Metro Ethernet Forum.