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Ixia Debuts 40GE ImpairNet
Offering a test solution for emulating real-world network impairments, Ixia has introduced 40GE ImpairNet.
3/8/2012 4:40:37 PM
MEF and Bob Metcalfe Announce Carrier Ethernet 2.0
Bob Metcalfe, the Inventor of Ethernet and MEF Advisory Director, has announced the launch of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0), which has three powerful, standardized features: Multiple Classes of Service (Multi-CoS), Interconnect and Manageability.
2/28/2012 8:52:55 AM
Navos Invests In Comcast's Secure, High-Speed Ethernet Connection for Faster, More Efficient Patient Care
The Comcast Corporation announced that a Seattle-based mental health facility called Navos has upgraded its network infrastructure with Comcast Business Class Ethernet Service. The investment will enable Navos to enhance communications and improve patient care in its new 53,000 square foot outpatient campus, which was opened in 2011.
2/23/2012 2:58:01 PM
Overture Networks Gets a New Look and Value Proposition
Overture Networks, which acts as carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to service providers and network operators, announced major rebranding initiative reemphasizing the commitment to deliver Carrier Ethernet.
2/9/2012 1:53:49 PM
Acacia Subsidiary Acquires 26 Optical Networking Patents from a Major Technology Company
Acacia Research Corporation, the company which controls over 200 patent portfolios covering technologies used in a wide variety of industries, announced that a subsidiary has acquired 26 optical networking patents from a major technology company.
1/3/2012 10:54:23 AM
Vitesse Semiconductor Introduces Serval
Looking to expand its Carrier Ethernet portfolio, the Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation has introduced a new family of switch engines, Serval.
12/7/2011 10:44:42 AM
US Signal and Cisco Successfully Complete 100 Gigabit DWDM Trial
Cisco and US Signal, one of the leading providers of regional transport, data center and Internet Protocol (IP) services, recently made an announcement that they had successfully completed the initial 100 Gigabit (100G) coherent dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) trial. The basis of this was set on some of the topmost performances of the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP) system.
11/22/2011 10:39:45 AM
BTR Diamond Technology Reviews Recognizes Spirent's TestCenter Live Solution for Addressing Ethernet Services Lifecycle Issues
Spirent Communications, a communications and network testing company, has announced that its TestCenter Live 7500 Series Ethernet Services Probes platform has been recognized with four diamonds by BTR Diamond Technology Reviews, an established industry program headed by a panel of MSO engineering experts for recognizing top products and solutions for the cable industry. The company in its announcement said that its TestCenter Live solution was recognized for its ability to assist operations at three points in the service lifecycle. Network operators leveraging the Spirent TestCenter Live solution will be able to easily monitor performance for 1 and 10G Ethernet networks and beyond without the need for system upgrades.
11/17/2011 11:32:44 AM
Accedian Networks Unveils V-NID Suite of Application-oriented Performance Assurance Tools
Accedian Networks, a provider of high performance service assurance solutions for Carrier Ethernet networks, recently unveiled the V-NID suite of application-oriented performance assurance tools. The new suite provides service providers more application-focused insight than can be provided by traditional OAM solutions.
11/10/2011 9:41:47 AM
Tower Cloud Talks Wireless Backhaul with TMCnet at COMPTEL PLUS in Orlando
With COMPTEL PLUS being a show most commonly related to its Ethernet services and equipment providing attendees, it was no surprise that wireless backhaul was a major trend at the Fall show this week in Orlando, FL.
10/4/2011 10:17:46 PM
Cloud Computing Accelerated with High-Performance Ethernet from ADTRAN
In order to expand its Carrier Ethernet product portfolio, ADTRAN recently announced a new series of MEF-compliant access gateways. These gateways support diverse and multi-site connectivity by delivering High-Performance Ethernet.
9/28/2011 3:48:09 PM
When Might 1-Gbps be Available, and What Would it Cost?
Many operators get distracted by the "chicken or egg?" quandary and as such are not sure if there is demand for 1Gbps services, says Williams Yeung, chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based City Telecom. Yeung says the key is to make 1 Gbps available and then the applications will develop, which is Google's thinking about its Kansas City, Kan. and Kansas City, Mo. networks. Gigabit broadband's chicken & egg situation
9/27/2011 11:08:01 AM
InfoVista Improves Revenues for Wholesale Carrier Ethernet Providers
InfoVista and Heavy Reading have teamed on helping wholesale Carrier Ethernet providers to achieve market differentiation and increase wireless backhaul services' bottom lines with network and service quality visualization.
9/26/2011 3:42:13 PM
Siklu Communication Frontrunner for Best Carrier Ethernet Mobile Backhaul Product EMEA 2011 award
Siklu Communication, expert in mobile wireless backhaul market, has been nominated as a finalist for the MEF & IIR Best Carrier Ethernet Mobile Backhaul Product EMEA 2011 award. The company received the nomination in recognition of its efforts to enable low cost Gigabit speed delivery by its EtherHaul millimeter wave radio while displaying full carrier Ethernet networking functionalities in an outdoor and low power unit.
9/21/2011 3:28:50 PM
EXA Powered Calix E7 Selected by Arrowhead Electric
The EXA Powered Calix E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform, or ESAP, has been selected by Arrowhead Electric Cooperative, Inc. The underserved and unserved residences, businesses, and anchor institutions of Cook County in northeastern Minnesota will be provided advanced broadband services through ESAP. An announcement in this regard has been made by the top global company in access innovation; Calix Inc. Arrowhead Electric is the winner of the Broadband Stimulus award.
9/15/2011 3:17:21 PM
Global Industry Analysts Inc. Predicts Gigabit Ethernet Market to Reach $5.9 Billion by 2017
Global Industry Analysts Inc. recently announced in their new report that the global 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) market will reach $5.9 Billion in value by the year 2017. This was GIA's comprehensive report on Gigabit Ethernet market. This will be triggered by the extensive use of higher bandwidth requirements like Cloud computing, high-speed broadband, data warehousing, and server virtualization.
8/30/2011 9:17:45 AM
Multi-Functional Carrier Ethernet Access Platform Launched by MRV
MRV Communications' OptiSwitch OS900 portfolio has a new addition, OptiSwitch OS940-M. The availability of OptiSwitch OS940-M has been announced by MRV. High service scalability and simplicity for mobile Ethernet backhaul and business Ethernet applications is provided by the OptiSwitch OS940-M. Service providers are therefore provided new revenue opportunities. MRV is a top provider of optical communications network infrastructure equipment and integration and managed services.
8/12/2011 10:21:14 AM
Integra Announces Expansion of Ethernet Services
Global Internet traffic growth continues to generate a bandwidth demand in the telecommunications network. To offer advanced Ethernet services, Integra Telecom Inc., a provider of enterprise grade networking and communications solutions, has expanded its Ethernet services product portfolio to reach more than 400,000 businesses.
8/3/2011 8:50:32 AM
Accedian Simplifies Complexities of Carrier Ethernet through NIDeo
Accedian Networks, a reputed provider of High Performance Service Assurance solutions, released an animated video called the NIDeo, which depicts the challenges that service providers face and how Accedian could help them overcome the hurdles while offering mobile backhaul services over Carrier Ethernet networks.
7/26/2011 11:41:19 AM
Cisco Carrier Ethernet Solutions Boost Polish Telecom Network
Cisco Carrier Ethernet solutions have been selected by Polish Telecom or TP Group for its Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network. The group's growing demand for video, mobile and cloud computing services will be therefore met. An announcement in this regard has been made by Cisco.
7/15/2011 11:07:33 AM
Juniper Networks Deploy Ethernet Switching Solution at Chinese Internet Television Company
Juniper Networks announced that, an Internet television company in China, has deployed Juniper-based Ethernet switching infrastructure running on the Junos operating system in its data center and Content Delivery Network caching points.
6/27/2011 11:09:18 AM
USCarrier Telecom Announces New Central Georgia Operations Center
Getting facilities such as colocation space and lab facilities complete with SONET, Packet Transmission, LAN/WAN and fiber system monitoring equipment, USCarrier Telecom has opened its new 8,000 square foot 24/7 Network Control Center in Macon, Georgia.
6/13/2011 5:45:00 PM
Carrier Ethernet Equipment Market to Hit $37.5 Billion in 2015: Infonetics Research
The global carrier Ethernet equipment market has surpassed telecom capex. The size of the carrier Ethernet equipment market will touch $37.5 billion in 2015, according to Infonetics Research.
5/31/2011 9:40:10 AM
EarthLink Launches New 'EarthLink Carrier' Division for Carrier and Wholesale Customers
EarthLink, Inc., a provider of IP infrastructure and services, has launched its new carrier division EarthLink Carrier. The new carrier division is a result of the coming together of Deltacom's Interstate FiberNet, Inc., New Edge Networks' wholesale segment, and the recent acquisition of One Communications carrier business. With the creation of the new division, EarthLink Carrier will now be able to serve a wide range of carrier and wholesale customers.
5/25/2011 7:47:48 AM
Level 3 Launches Wholesale Partner Program
Level 3 Communications, Inc., an international provider of fiber-based communications services, has launched the Level 3 Wholesale Partner Program to better enable domestic and international wholesale carriers to resell Level 3's services to its enterprise customers.
5/24/2011 10:58:30 AM
OneAccess Networks Enables Service Providers to Deliver a New Generation of Converged Services
OneAccess Networks, a major player of multi-service access routers, has announced product availability for North America. The access routers enable service providers to deliver a new generation of converged services to the small-medium business and enterprise branch office.
5/11/2011 11:37:37 AM
iRiS Networks Connects to Telx Ethernet Exchange
North America's interconnection and colocation provider Telx announced that wholesale telecommunications provider iRiS Networks has been now connected to the Telx Ethernet Exchange.
4/20/2011 2:21:30 PM
Allband selects the Calix C7 MSAP and E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform
According to a recent announcement made by Calix, Inc., Allband Communications Cooperative (Allband) has selected the EXA Powered Calix C7 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP) and E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP), along with the 700 GE/GX family of optical network terminals (ONTs), to bring fiber-based broadband services to parts of Alcona, Oscoda, Alpena and Montmorency Counties in northeastern Michigan.
4/18/2011 2:29:00 PM
FairPoint Expands Capacity to Offer Ethernet-Over-Fiber Service in Northern New England
FairPoint Communications announced that its investment in its VantagePoint network will support high-speed wireless services and expand fiber into more communities across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
4/15/2011 9:35:38 AM
Omnitron Deploys iConverter HybridNID at EANTC Carrier Ethernet Global Interconnect Showcase
Omnitron Systems announced the deployment of the iConverter HybridNID as part of the EANTC Carrier Ethernet Global Interconnect Showcase at Light Reading Ethernet Europe.
4/14/2011 3:32:16 PM
USCarrier Telecom Launches Ethernet Exchange Services across Southeastern Footprint
USCarrier Telecom, a Southeastern wholesale provider of high-speed, long-haul, fiber optic transport, announced it will offer Ethernet Exchange services. The telecom carrier created an Ethernet-based virtual interconnection across USCarrier's Points of Presence in its four state networks. For the purpose, USCarrier selected packet-optical solutions from Cyaninc, in order to offer Connection Oriented Ethernet across its optical transport network.
4/13/2011 4:31:02 PM
BFi OPTiLAS' Announces New 328 Series Wavelength Meters for DWDM
Bristol Instruments' pan-European distribution partner, BFi OPTiLAS, announced that it has extended its range of Optical Wavemeters with the introduction of new 328 Series Wavelength Meters for dense wavelength-division multiplexed (DWDM) networks.
4/12/2011 4:59:06 PM
Positron Access Solutions Presents New Flexstream Technology at COMPTEL
Positron Access Solutions, a provider of Ethernet and TDM service delivery services for access, metro and core transport networks, had the chance to catch up with TMCnet in Las Vegas earlier this week at the COMPTEL Plus Spring 2011 Convention and Expo. COMPTEL is one convention that Positron keeps on its lists of annual shows to attend since the alternate carriers that attend the expo are a perfect example of the kind of carriers who use the company's products, which are used to obtain high bandwidth for mobile backhaul and Ethernet services.
3/23/2011 11:48:54 AM
Overture Networks' CEO Jeff Reedy Named as Top 50 Entrepreneur
Jeff Reedy, CEO of Overture Networks, has been named one of the "Top 50 Entrepreneurs" by Business Leader magazine. Overture Networks' carrier Ethernet solutions help service providers fully leverage carrier Ethernet in order to multiply service revenues and streamline operational costs.
3/21/2011 9:46:08 AM
KDDI America Expands Metro Network in West Coast Area
KDDI America Inc., the U.S. division of KDDI Corporation, a Global Fortune 500 company and major player in international telecommunications services, has expanded its metro network in West Coast areas.
3/8/2011 1:10:57 PM Buys dash Carrier Services has acquired dash Carrier Services in an all-cash deal that is expected to create an entity forecast to reach more than $100 million in 2011 revenue. The value of the deal was not disclosed.
2/24/2011 9:40:32 AM
ADVA Completes Trial of 1 Gbps Solution
ADVA Optical Networking announced that it has completed the trials of a direct detection 1 Gbps solution in the metro network of a tier-one European carrier.
2/17/2011 12:21:12 PM
Calix Unveils Ethernet Service Assurance for Fiber Access Solutions
Calix, Inc., a North American provider of broadband communications access systems and software for fiber- and copper-based network architectures, has launched carrier Ethernet service assurance for its Calix Unified Access portfolio.
2/16/2011 9:32:58 AM
ADVA Optical Networking Trials 100 Gigabit Transmission
ADVA Optical Networking, a provider of intelligent telecommunications infrastructure solutions, has successfully carried out the trial of a direct detection 100 gigabit/s solution in the metro network of a well-known European telecommunications carrier. Under the trial, the solution was found to function error-free despite adverse fiber characteristics, which emphasized that non-coherent technologies are able to offer enhanced performance for low-latency applications in metro and enterprise networks.
2/10/2011 9:12:24 AM
Cyan Launches CyNOC Service
Cyan, a provider of packet-optical transport solutions, announced the launch of a new advanced Network Operations Center (NOC) service - CyNOC that can be used by service providers to unveil new network services and solutions.
2/8/2011 5:38:04 PM
'The End of Profit' in the Mobile Business
It might easy to dismiss arguments that communications service providers-even mobile service providers-face highly dangerous and potentially disruptive changes over the next five to 10 years.
2/4/2011 2:22:58 PM
Lab X Unveils 1Gbit AVB Ethernet Switch
Combing Lab X's AVB expertise with ruggedized connectors such as industry standard SFP- supporting long haul fiber, additional copper connections and flexible mounting options, Titanium 411 is capable of handling hundreds of AV media streams per AVB port, said Lab X.
2/1/2011 2:02:19 PM
Carriers Will Pay for Bandwidth in India
India's federal telecommunications minister, Kapil Sibal, told reporters Saturday that as part of a new telecom policy, mobile telephone operators will now be charged by India a market-determined fee for the bandwidth they hold beyond the limit mentioned in their licenses. Companies will now be allowed to offer any kind of telecommunication services under a single license, but licenses to offer telecom services will now be given without the bandwidth, the Wall Street Journal reported.
1/31/2011 3:50:41 PM
CoreSite/CENX Data Center Provides Ethernet Service to 15 Million Locations
As a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, CoreSite Realty Corporation has entered into a strategic agreement with the world's first and most connected Carrier Ethernet Exchanges, CENX, so as to leverage their carrier exchange services within its data centers.
1/20/2011 9:02:50 AM
AT&T Recognized for Dark Fiber Carrier Ethernet Services
AT&T won the coveted 2010 "Service Provider of the Year" award by the MEF for Carrier Ethernet services in North America.
1/13/2011 8:49:17 AM
Xtel Announces Complete Range of Ethernet Services
Xtel Communications is now offering full Ethernet services to its customers, the company announced in a press release.
1/12/2011 11:16:42 AM
Zayo Augments, Expands Fiber Network in Memphis and Northern Mississippi
Zayo Group ("Zayo"), a provider of bandwidth infrastructure and carrier neutral colocation services, has augmented and extended its Memphis fiber-to-the-tower (FTT) network into Northern Mississippi, according to a recent press release.
12/10/2010 1:25:27 PM
Exalt Microwave Backhaul Systems Deployed by Nebraska Power Distributor
Exalt Communications announced that Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), an electric power distributor in Nebraska, is deploying its microwave backhaul systems for upgrading its legacy network of analog microwave radios.
12/7/2010 1:47:39 PM
PRTC, With Help from Calix, Moves South Carolina Counties 'Fiber Forward'
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative (PRTC) of Walterboro, S.C., is moving "fiber forward" with the help of Calix's network.
12/7/2010 7:39:40 AM
Sandvine Gets Five New Internet Service Provider Customers
Sandvine, a provider of intelligent network policy control solutions for fixed and mobile operators, has won five new Internet service provider customers.
12/6/2010 2:53:49 PM
nextGen Telecom Services Group Chosen by Maine Fiber for Fiber Project
Maine Fiber Company has chosen nextGen Telecom Services Group, Inc., as the prime network infrastructure construction contractor for the Three Ring Binder project. NextGen will also provide on-going maintenance and emergency restoration services to the client.
11/30/2010 11:50:03 AM
Dark Fiber: Adwest Propels RiT Carrier Solutions into East Africa
Adwest Communications, a privately-held provider of integrated telecommunications solutions for telcos, Internet service providers, cellular operators and corporations in East Africa, has entered into a distribution agreement with RiT technologies, a leading provider of intelligent solutions for infrastructure management, asset management, environment and security, and network utilization.
11/30/2010 7:25:06 AM
CommScope Wins Two Wireless Backhaul Distinction Awards
The second annual Wireless Backhaul Distinction Awards have been awarded to Andrew Solutions and Comsearch, two businesses from CommScope. The Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award is presented by 4GWE. 4GWE is the website of Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) and Crossfire Media.
11/22/2010 11:17:43 AM
EXFO Receives $2M for AXS-200/635 Triple-Play Tester
According to an announcement made by EXFO Inc., a Tier-1 North American network operator has placed a follow-on order in excess of $2 million for its AXS-200/635 Triple-Play Tester.
11/19/2010 12:56:32 PM
US Wireline Data Business Spending Driven by Healthcare and Social Services: In-Stat
Recent research from In-Stat finds that healthcare and social services vertical will provide steady increases in the U.S. wireline data business spending through 2014. These two verticals show steady growth and is expected to produce annual spending increases of between 4 percent and 5 percent through 2014.
11/19/2010 10:56:52 AM
Verizon Soon to Deploy 100 Gigabit Ethernet on Paris-to-Frankfurt Route
Establishing yet another milestone on the IP backbone, Verizon, a specialist in fiber optics, revealed its plan to soon add 100 gigabit Ethernet capabilities to its Paris-to-Frankfurt route before the end of the year.
11/17/2010 8:26:32 AM
Primus Telecommunications and Arbinet to Merge
Arbinet Corporation, a provider of telecommunications services to fixed and mobile operators, signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Primus Telecommunications Group.
11/11/2010 12:38:47 PM
Increase in Expected Spending on Carrier Ethernet from Wireless Buyers
Consequently, there has been significant increase in spending on Ethernet from wireless buyers from past two years, reports Boston-based telecommunications industry research firm, ATLANTIC-ACM, in one of its new whitepaper entitled, "Ethernet Wireless Backhaul: The Evolving Opportunity."
11/5/2010 10:30:20 AM
Spirent's Solution Chosen for Global Carrier Ethernet Interconnect Demonstration
Spirent Communications, a provider of test, measurement and service assurance solutions, announced that it has supplied the technology to verify global carrier Ethernet network interconnectivity and service performance across multiple service providers.
11/3/2010 10:47:20 AM
Spirent Adds IP Video Monitoring Capability into Ethernet Test Solution
Spirent Communications plc., a provider of test & measurement solutions for evaluating data centers, high speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, network security, and global navigation satellite systems, has announced to introduce IP video performance monitoring capabilities to its Spirent TestCenter Live solution.
10/21/2010 4:42:04 PM
Tellabs and Raylex Build ROADM DWDM Network for Telmex Chile
Tellabs along with Raylex will build a Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (ROADM) Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) network with optical control plane and six-nines of reliability for Telmex Chile to counter the traffic spike during holiday seasons.
10/21/2010 1:29:45 PM
Level 3 Communications Announces Converged Business Network
To meet current market challenges, enterprises must find innovative ways to optimize process and improve overall organizational efficiencies, Eric Paulak, managing VP for Gartner, said in a statement.
10/18/2010 2:56:39 PM
DragonWave Strengthen its Product Portfolio by Acquiring Axerra
DragonWave Inc., a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, has acquired Axerra Networks, Inc. for $9.5 million. Axerra is well known in the mobile network industry as a leader in pseudowire technology and has a product portfolio that allows carriers to address the increasing need to carry legacy TDM traffic over a packet based network. The DragonWave management team will discuss this transaction on a conference call.
10/15/2010 4:56:22 PM
Integral Systems' Subsidiary Unveils COMPASS Redundancy Manager Module
Newpoint Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc., announced a new automated redundancy management module, COMPASS Redundancy Manager Module, which can reduce network uptime, cuts costs and reduces risk for customers.
10/15/2010 9:15:54 AM
Xtel Communications Unveils Full Suite of Ethernet Services
Xtel Communications is now offering full Ethernet services to its customers.
10/14/2010 9:08:30 AM
Ethernet Exchange Services in New York City Maintained by ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Optical Networking, the global provider of intelligent telecommunications infrastructure solutions, announced that Neutral Tandem, Inc. is likely to install ADVA FSP 3000 Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing platform in NYC soon. The platform, FSP 3000 connects all the three network nodes located at 75 Broad St., 32 Avenue of the Americas, and 60 Hudson. Neutral Tandem Inc. is a Chicago based company, offering reliable interconnection services to wireless, wireline, cable and broadband telephony companies.
9/29/2010 8:39:10 AM
Fast Deployment of Off-Net Carrier Ethernet
Omnitron Systems has unveiled iConverter HybridNID, a Network Interface Device (NID) that enables the delivery of carrier-grade Ethernet services across multiple-operator networks with value-added revenue from independent SLA verification. With this NID installed at the customer premises or cell tower, both service providers and wholesale operator partners can securely manage, provision and monitor the service.
9/22/2010 12:31:53 PM
Attunity's CDC and Data Replication Software for Oracle Provides Enhanced Performance
Change data capture or CDC and data replication software for Oracle databases is provided by Attunity Ltd. The company has announced the availability of performance enhancements to its CDC. Attunity will be presenting the enhanced software at Oracle Open World 2010. The event will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.
9/22/2010 8:19:51 AM
Spirit Telecom Picks dash for 911 Updates
Early this year dash Carrier Services introduced an outsourced service called dashALI. It enables service providers that don't want to manage their own 911-related daily updates due to moves, adds and changes to pass that responsibility to dash. This week the company announced that Spirit Telecom of Columbia, S.C., is using this service.
9/21/2010 4:35:37 PM
New BTI Systems Products Addresses Video, Metro Core
Packet optical networking outfit BTI Systems was at COMPTEL this week in Dallas talking about its new content-aware networking server module targeted at video applications.
9/15/2010 5:04:35 PM
With New Name and Ownership, Former RCN Metro Emphasizes High-Touch Customer Care
The COMPTEL event this week in Dallas served as a coming out party of sorts for Sidera Networks.
9/15/2010 1:30:57 PM
CyAlliance Partnership Program to Benefit Service Providers
The CyAlliance is a multi-vendor partnership program that provides a framework for Cyan and its strategic partners, bringing the market a complete, end-to-end high performance, high efficiency monitoring, reporting and interoperability solutions across multi-vendor networks. Accedian Networks announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership and joined the CyAlliance Partnership program.
9/15/2010 8:05:24 AM
RAD Introduces ETX-203A for SLA-Enabled Ethernet Services
RAD Data Communications has announced the unveiling of a feature-rich Carrier Ethernet NTU for MEF-certified SLA-enabled Ethernet services.
9/14/2010 6:30:38 PM
GlobeNet Expands International Coverage into Colombia
Officials with GlobeNet said that the expansion includes diverse rings providing secure connectivity to the wholesale carrier market, as well as direct routes to Brazil, Bermuda, the United States, and Venezuela.
9/9/2010 1:15:25 PM
Dell'Oro Group Enhances Reporting on the 10 Gbps Ethernet Switches
Dell'Oro Group, which provides market information on the networking and telecommunications industries, announced that it has enhanced its reporting on the 10 Gbps Ethernet or "10GE" segment of the Ethernet Switch market.
8/31/2010 11:51:50 AM
MRV to Demonstrate Simplified and Provisioned Cable MSO Interconnect Solution
MRV Communicants has announced that the company will showcase its ability to provision end-to-end Carrier Ethernet services across multiple systems operator networks in an upcoming event. Along with service provisioning and management system, the demonstration will use the company's OptiSwitch 900 intelligent Carrier Ethernet access demarcation.
8/20/2010 7:39:40 AM
Sorrento's GigaMux 3200 Platform Effectively Expands Channel Management
Sorrento Networks has announced the availability of its new Tunable XFP. The new Tunable XFP is a new feature in Sorrento's GigaMux 3200 platform.
8/17/2010 2:36:38 PM
Bel Announces General Availability of SFP-1GBT-03 Transceiver Module
Bel Fuse Inc., foremost developer of magnetic-based solutions for high-speed networking and computer applications, has announced the general availability of the SFP-1GBT-03 transceiver module which is a Small Form-factor Pluggable device that offers Gigabit Ethernet speeds through Category 5/5e Unshielded Twisted-Pair copper cable.
8/10/2010 4:32:46 PM
MRV Intros OptiSwitch 940 GigE/10GE Multi-Port Network Interface Device
MRV Communications, a provider of Carrier Ethernet, WDM transport and IT infrastructure management solutions, has stated that they have unveiled a new intelligent demarcation solution that features accurate end-to-end SLA measurement and monitoring of GigE/10GE Ethernet optical networks - the OptiSwitch 940, or OS940, network interface device, or NID.
8/10/2010 3:18:32 PM
Off-Net SLA Monitoring for Carrier Ethernet Services
CENX, operator of the world's largest Carrier Ethernet exchange, is introducing first deployment of off-net service-level SLA monitoring for Carrier Ethernet services.
7/26/2010 5:48:28 PM
Caribbean CSPs Deploy Calix Unified Access Portfolio for Advanced broadband Services
Major Caribbean communications service providers, such as LIME, are leveraging copper and fiber access technologies to serve millions of customers in the region. Such companies are using Calix solutions for national, social and economic development initiatives by introducing broadband infrastructures. The CSPs are deploying Calix Unified Access Infrastructures in the region.
7/13/2010 7:33:08 AM
New Eastern Region Formed by Zayo Enterprise Networks
Zayo Enterprise Networks has announced the formation of its new Eastern Region, by incorporating robust fiber assets gained through its latest AGLN acquisition in both Charlotte and Atlanta. Zayo Enterprise Networks is a well known regional provider of fiber-based bandwidth solutions to carriers, enterprise and government customers.
7/12/2010 12:19:13 PM
Create New Business Models by Scaling your Network Infrastructure and Operations
With the coming of 4G and LTE, network operators can reposition themselves in the wireless value chain, optimize user-paid data revenue and capture new sources of revenue from content and application providers.
7/10/2010 10:48:29 AM
Which Network Assets are Critical to Expose in Order to Monetize the Multimedia Value Chain?
Operators can monetize multimedia services by selectively exposing high value network capabilities.
7/10/2010 8:25:39 AM
Zayo Group, Allied Fiber Chase Dark Fiber Opportunity
It can be harder than you think to lease long haul or metro dark fiber. Most larger service providers prefer to sell "lit" circuits, which offer higher gross revenue and profit margin. That creates an opportunity for specialist dark fiber providers that allow their customers to operate their own networks, using whatever protocols they want, either layer one wavelength networks or layer two networks.
7/9/2010 6:52:40 PM
Businesses Acknowledge the Cost-Saving Value Proposition of VoIP Access and SIP Trunking: Report
New analysis from business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, included in a report titled "North American VoIP Access and SIP Trunking Services Markets," reveals the VoIP access and SIP trunking services market earned revenues of $717.3 million in 2009. What's more, the market is expected to earn revenues of $3.9 billion in 2016.
7/9/2010 2:46:48 PM
Momentum Launches OSS and Managed Services Offering for VoIP Resellers
Momentum, a provider of private label digital voice service to cable operators and municipalities across the United States, announced that it has launched a full service operations support service or OSS and managed services offering for the VoIP reseller marketplace.
7/9/2010 12:41:09 PM
TelstraClear Tests Ciena's Technology Across Intercity Transmission Network at 100 Gbps Data Speeds
New Zealand-based voice and data company TelstraClear has stated that they have successfully tested Ciena's 100 Gigabit technology across their intercity transmission network at 100 Gbps data speeds.
7/9/2010 7:35:09 AM
VocalTec Picked by Brazil's Junto Telecom for Class-5 and Enterprise VoIP
VocalTec Communications Ltd., a global provider of VoIP and convergence solutions for fixed and wireless communication service providers, recently announced that its suite of VoIP products has been selected by Junto Telecom for the evolution of its Class-5 and IP-Centrex VoIP network.
7/8/2010 2:59:33 PM
24/7 Fiber Network Achieves Completes First Phase of Network Footprint Expansion
Customers of the company will now enjoy both dark and lit services through a new 432-count fiber route that connects the 24/7 Baltimore Metro Network to the College Park, MD area inside the DC beltway. The network also expands into DC on the horizon. With the new network expansion, 24/7's has kept its commitment to providing low cost yet high capacity bandwidth solutions throughout the areas connecting the Mid Atlantic Region, including Washington, DC and the Baltimore metro area with the Delmarva Peninsula.
7/8/2010 9:24:59 AM
VoIPSwitchs' Blackberry SIP Now Downloadable to All
VoIPSwitch is announcing that they have a Blackberry SIP client in a retail version which can work with any SIP server. Prior to this it was only offered to VoIP providers.
7/8/2010 8:07:56 AM
Report Analysis: VoIP and SIP Services Gradually Gaining Ground
Frost & Sullivan Program Director Elka Popova explained that most of the enterprise installed equipment is still PBX, hence, many of the installed services required the deployment of media gateways for protocol conversions, while only a small percentage was SIP enabled. But, as enterprises moved ahead, displacement and replacement was inevitable
7/8/2010 8:05:54 AM
Mebius Telecom Deploys TelcoBridges' Tmedia VOIP Gateways
Mebius Telecom LLC, based in Moscow, Russia, has deployed TelcoBridges' Tmedia VOIP gateways to provide connectivity and transcoding capabilities for its Comtube-hosted, IP telephony services offering.
7/7/2010 2:44:17 PM
Call Recording With Open Source VoIP - A Rare Happy Ending to the Story?
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Once upon a time there was a VoIP Open Source implementation that swallowed up Grandma, Little Red Riding Hood and the entire enterprise, leaving them shivering, huddled wretches cowering before the mercy of pricey Linux and IP telephony consultants. Gruesome, isn't it? But it doesn't have to be that way.
7/7/2010 10:49:54 AM
China VoIP & Digital Telecom Awarded Bid for Virtualization Project by Zibo Mining Group
Jinan Yinquan Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of China VoIP & Digital Telecom, has won a bid for the Zibo Mining Group's virtualization project.
7/7/2010 9:25:08 AM
VoiP Set to Change Face of Communication
The era of telecommunications is evolving so rapidly that newer technologies are displacing the old, transforming the way businesses and enterprises operate. As they grow and expand globally, voice communication over long distances becomes a costly affair. VoiP was developed in order to facilitate cost-effective voice communication to anywhere in the world. With everyone slowly veering towards this technology, it is bound to become the primary form of communications in the near future.
7/7/2010 9:08:28 AM
Level 3 Communications Enables Several European Broadcasters to Stream the 2010 FIFA World Cup Games Online in HD
Level 3 Communications, a provider of fiber-based communications services, has stated that its internet broadcast services are enabling several European broadcasters, including Spanish broadcaster Telecinco, to stream the 2010 FIFA World Cup games in high-definition (HD) to online audiences.
7/1/2010 7:57:45 AM
Telco Systems Enables Creation of Packet Backhaul Networks
Telco Systems has announced a solution to service providers to create a robust and cost-effective packet backhaul network without replacing their existing core network.
6/30/2010 12:26:29 PM
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