Verizon Communications, having just launched 40 Gbps network routes between a handful of cities, with more planned for the coming months, is now planning to take its ultra-long-haul capacity expertise overseas. Verizon Business next month will start building a 2,000-mile 40 Gbps ULH network in Europe, with initial hubs planned for London, Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels and Frankfurt. The telco is eying capacity needs driven by rich media applications over all kinds of networks. Will it discover a variety of new long-haul competition, too?
- check out this story in Network World
- Verizon's 40-Gig network went live in the U.S. this week