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.
XO Communications is giving its business customers an easier way to migrate their existing TDM-based trunking systems to SIP with a simplified pricing structure.
XO Communications is extending its network service reach throughout the Canadian market using a mix of its own facilities and its growing base of service provider partnerships.
Comcast said Friday that it named former Cox Communications executive Matthew Fassnacht VP of the Washington region for its Comcast Business unit.
XO Communications is appealing to its large IP/MPLS network customer base by introducing three new offerings that it says will give its traditional business customers a way to transition to cloud services.
Limelight, a cloud-based content delivery network platform provider is reportedly negotiating a deal to be purchased by Verizon.
Windstream appointed Randy Nicklas, who was rumored to have left XO Communications recently, as its executive vice president of engineering and CTO.