Infinera continues to benefit from sales of its next-gen DTN-X platform as second-quarter 2014 earnings jumped sequentially and year-over-year to $165.4 million from $142.8 million in the first quarter of 2014 and $138.4 million in the second quarter of 2013.
XO Communications has made another step forward with its 100G initiative by deploying Infinera's DTN-X packet optical transport network platform across its nationwide network.
XO Communications is giving its business customers more control over their service experience with its new myXO online customer portal.
8X8, a competitive VoIP and cloud services provider, has taken the top spot on the Infonetics Research top hosted unified communications scorecard, beating out West IP Communications, Comcast and Verizon.
XO Communications is giving its customers a new bandwidth-on-demand capability for its suite of WAN-based services that will give them automatic, burstable bandwidth to satisfy short- and long-term needs.
XO Communications has put together what it says is a multi-year expansion plan for its U.S.-based network that will leverage $500 million in financing as a way to accommodate the growth of its enterprise customers' unified communications, data services and cloud strategies.
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.
XO has appointed 30-year telecom industry veteran Christopher Ancell as its new CEO, giving the company a permanent replacement to Carl Grivner, who left in April 2011.
XO Communications has introduced a bandwidth-on-demand capability targeting large business customers that want a way to deal with spikes in bandwidth for special events like overnight storage or migration into a cloud environment.
Patent management firm Acacia Research Corporation said its subsidiary, Brilliant Optical Solutions, settled an ongoing patent dispute with XO Communications and signed a licensing agreement with the fiber network provider.