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US Signal completes Illinois long-haul fiber network expansion

US Signal, a competitive retail/wholesale provider serving the Midwest U.S. region, has put the final touches on its long-haul fiber network connecting Southern and Central Illinois. The new network

Sidera Networks to acquire Long Island Fiber Exchange

Sidera Networks may be just a few months old, but the competitive provider's purchase of Long Island Fiber Exchange, Inc. ("LIFE") shows that it sees M&A as a key element of its growth strategy.

Take a look at our new Ethernet exchange eBook

I'd like to call your attention to another eBook FierceTelecom is debuting today titled Ethernet Exchanges Make the Interconnection. Albeit still an emerging concept, an Ethernet exchange is a

Redesigning backhaul

It's been understood for some time that mobile operators need to upgrade their base station backhaul links in order to cope with the growing traffic demands of 3.5G data services being driven by do

Partnerships the key to wholesale biz

Wholesale carriers need to partner smartly to grow the business, and look to the mobile sector for clues on how to move forward, experts said Tuesday.   Partnership was

TelePacific's O1 Communications acquisition strengthens its SMB service ties

By acquiring 01 Communications, TelePacific Communications--a CLEC that's focused its attention on the California and Nevada SMB markets--instantly put more SMB customers into its hands. Although the

Ofcom tackles BT wholesale pricing

BT will likely be restricted from raising wholesale prices in an attempt to plug a €10 billion pension deficit, regulator Ofcom has announced.   The operator had p

European wholesale revenues slump in '09

Both domestic and international European wh

Telefonica chooses Convergys BSS suite

Telefonica has chosen Convergys' Smart BSS relationship management suite to support its corporate International Wholesale Services business.   The suite will be us

Study forecasts US$416bn worldwide broadband access market, as operators adopt "Happy Pipe" strategies

Having worried about becoming a dumb bit pipe, a new report maintains that operators will continue to grow their revenues by focusing on fixed and mobile broadband opportunities. Published by the