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FirstLight Fiber employs Cisco ASR for core upgrade, aligns New England, upstate NY presence

LAS VEGAS-- FirstLight Fiber has completed the upgrade of its IP-based core, which it built both organically and through acquisitions such as  TelJet  in recent years to serve business and wholesale customers in upstate New York and northern New England.

UNSi establishes interconnection agreement with Alpheus, deepens Texas Ethernet presence

LAS VEGAS-- UNSi has signed an External-Network to Network Interconnection (E-NNI) agreement with Alpheus Communications, giving it immediate access to  129,000 Ethernet-qualified locations  in Texas.

San Antonio creates foundation to work with Google Fiber

San Antonio has signed an agreement with Google Fiber for the preliminary placement of "fiber huts" throughout the city, reports the  San Antonio Express-News.

TNCI names Bill Farwell as CFO, gears up for more M&A

TNCI has named telecom veteran Bill Farwell as its new CFO at a time when the service provider is expanding its network and service reach through a series of targeted acquisitions.

Cisco's Russian unit faces SEC, Justice Department bribery investigation

Cisco said it is complying with a request from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that its Russian unit has engaged in bribery, reports  The Wall Street Journal.

Verizon extends FiOS to nearly 1.3M Virginia homes

Verizon reported that as of the end of 2013, its FiOS network service was available to almost 1.3 million homes and businesses throughout northern, central and southeastern Virginia.

Level 3 grabs two new multi-national enterprise wins

As if to underscore the company's growth in the enterprise segment, Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) this week announced two new deals that will see it deliver its connectivity solutions to more high-end customers.

Juniper, Coriant jointly achieve long-haul DWDM, router interoperability

Juniper Networks and Coriant are taking advantage of this week's Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC 2014) to showcase their creation of an integrated packet transport network (IPTN).

AT&T's IP transition trial should consider impact on business customers

When AT&T Wholesale customer  Granite Communications  said last week it would participate in upcoming  TDM-to-IP trials  serving towns in Alabama and Florida, it illustrated the need to understand how this transition will affect small to medium businesses (SMBs) whose livelihoods hinge on getting consistent phone service.

Bell Aliant spends $4.3M to bring FTTH service to three new Newfoundland, Labrador locations

Canada's Bell Aliant is investing $4.3 million to light up three new towns in Newfoundland and Labrador with its fiber to the home (FTTH)-based FibreOP service. When the telco completes this latest build, it will serve a total of 8,100 customers in Harbour Grace, Deer Lake and Stephenville.