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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.

tw telecom broadens reach of its "One to Many" wholesale Ethernet service

tw telecom on Monday expanded the reach of its Ethernet E-Access, or "One to Many" wholesale service, for its service provider customers.

BT cuts price of 330 Mbps wholesale FTTP by 37%

BT Openreach, the division that provides wholesale access to BT and other competitive carriers to its last mile fiber and copper networks, unveiled plans to reduce wholesale prices for its 330 Mbps Fiber to the Premises service by 37 percent.

Integra's Kevin O'Hara on transitioning to larger-scale wholesale, retail business services

For much of its 30-plus year existence, Integra Telecom was known for its dedication to the SMB market. But in recent years, the service provider realized that assets it purchased in 2005 gave it a set of long-haul and metro fiber assets it could use to build a set of retail and wholesale services for larger customers. CEO Kevin O'Hara talks with Sean Buckley about Integra's emerging service strategies.

Wind Italy, Vodafone sign wholesale FTTH agreements with Metroweb

Wind Italy and Vodafone Italy on Monday signed separate wholesale service agreements with Metroweb in which they will leverage its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in Milan to provide broadband services to consumers and businesses.