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EarthLink, Global Capacity establish cooperative off-net network arrangement

Global Capacity, an off-net services broker, and EarthLink have established a new wholesale "buy and sell agreement," the companies announced Tuesday. The new agreement will extend the network reach for both service providers.

Building Integra's brand equity, teams at top of the list for Tate

In her new role as VP of wholesale, Martha Tate is helping the newly rebranded Integra focus on both traditional carriers and a host of data center, cloud and content providers that need higher-speed connectivity. Sean Buckley, Senior Editor of FierceTelecom, spoke with Tate about the trends she's seeing in the wholesale space.

Rwanda attracts Korea Telecom

South Korea's KT has entered a collaboration to jointly deploy and operate a wholesale LTE network in Rwanda.   KT has agreed to enter a public-private partnership deal w

Alpheus extends wholesale Ethernet to AireSpring

Las Vegas-- Alpheus Communications on Tuesday extended its wholesale Ethernet services to AireSpring, a Los Angeles-based competitive service provider, enabling it to expand its MPLS and Ethernet presence in Texas.

Integra refinances $825 million of debt, raises S&P, Moody's credit ratings

Integra Telecom, a growing CLEC serving SMBs and enterprises in the Western United States, on Monday refinanced $825 million of its debt.

BT employs GENBAND for its IP interconnect expansion effort

BT on Monday named GENBAND's Smart Edge IP Exchange solution as its product of choice to expand the reach of its Global IP Interconnect services to wholesale customers across Asia and the Americas region.

Ethernet in demand for mobile backhaul

Wholesale Carrier Ethernet revenues topped $1.2 billion (€892 million) worldwide last year.

Tata serves up 100G wholesale services for U.S., European carriers

Tata Communications on Thursday began providing 100G-enabled services on its TGN-Atlantic (TGN-A) submarine, providing connectivity between New York and London.

Windstream recovers chunk of TRO bond from D.I.D. Corp.

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Jan. 7 ruled that Windstream is entitled obtain a large piece of the injunction bond from its wholesale service customer U.S. D.I.D. Corp., a telecom service reseller.

Rob Shanahan on merging Lightower, Sidera's futures

Rob Shanahan, CEO and president of Lightower Fiber Networks, isn't afraid of transitions. The 25-year telecom industry veteran is now leading the company through a merger with fellow competitive provider Sidera Networks. Sean Buckley talks with Shanahan about the value the merger will create for Lightower's customer base.