Integra Telecom introduces new Ethernet service suite; NCTA addresses IPv6 transition for cable operators

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Integra Telecom took advantage of this week's COMPTEL show to introduce a new line of E-Line Ethernet Private Line and Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) services. Article

> Zhone is targeting the growing wireless backhaul market with the debut of its FiberCell product portfolio that can support a mix of copper and fiber, including Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM), Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) and Active Ethernet. Release

> Alaska's United Utilities is working with Ericsson to roll out its $88 million TERRA-SW fiber network to extend broadband services to 65 rural communities in southwest Alaska. Article

> The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) show in June will address the cable industry's need to transition from IPv4 to IPv6. Article

And finally ... While the majority of the focus around cloud services has focused on businesses, a Gigaom post explores how service providers and vendors could create cloud services for the home networking market. Post

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