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First Avenue Completes Merger, Changes Name

First Avenue Networks Inc. said on Wednesday it has wrapped up its merger with FiberTower Corp., which has become a wholly owned subsidiary of First Avenue. Still, First Avenue has changed its name to FiberTower Corp. The two companies agreed in May to the $1.5 billion merger. The deal was an all-stock transaction. The new […]

NextWeb to Resell First Avenues Services

NextWeb Inc., Californias largest fixed-wireless ISP for businesses, has signed on to resell First Avenue Networks Inc.s wireless services. NextWeb said the deal will allow it to reach underserved areas of the metropolitan wireless and Ethernet markets, particularly in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and the San Francisco Bay Area. “As a carrier’s carrier, creating reseller […]

Nextlink Hires CEO

Nextlink Wireless, the broadband wireless services division of XO Holdings Inc., has hired Robert E. Beran as its new CEO. Beran also becomes a senior vice president at XO Holdings, reporting to XO CEO Carl J. Grivner. Beran comes to Nextlink from First Avenue Networks, where he was senior vice president of operations. He oversaw […]

LMC Locates New PoP With NYC Connect

Lexent Metro Connect LLC (LMC), a dark fiber network operator in New York City, has selected NYC Connects (NYCC) interconnection facility as the site of its new network PoP. The new node is located at 111 Eighth Avenue. The PoP helps Lexent deliver its full and fractional dark fiber offerings to more than 100 network […]

Switch and Data Upgrades Facilities

Exchange and colocation provider Switch and Data said today it has again increased its footprint in New York City, due to demand for Internet connectivity. The company has added 25,000 square feet to its 8th Avenue carrier hotel. It also has upgraded the optical network interconnectivity capacity in and between 111 8th Ave. and 60 […]

News Briefs

Cable MSO RCN Business Solutions will use wireless network extensions from First Avenue Networks to expand the market for its bulk tripleplay services to more large-business customers, while offering network redundancy. In return, RCN is offering First Avenue access to its fiber links, to support wholesale backhaul service for fixed-wireless and mobile carriers. Provided trials […]

First Avenue, RCN Strike Strategic Deal

Cable MSO RCN Business Solutions will use wireless network extensions from First Avenue Networks to expand the market for its bulk triple-play services to more large business customers, while offering network redundancy. In return, RCN will offer First Avenue access to its fiber links, to support wholesale backhaul service for fixed wireless and mobile carriers. […]

First Avenue, First Mover

With the deregulation of copper access pipes, ISPs and CLECs looking for alternative customer access could consider deploying WiMAX or Wi-Fi in licensed bands. First Avenue Networks hopes to be a first mover in such a carrier-grade virtual broadband wireless access operator market, offering capacity on a resale basis. No stranger to the wholesale business, […]

First Avenue Networks Announces Diversity/Redundancy Offer

This week at the show, First Avenue Networks (Booth 1116), which is focused on expanding and improving carrier connectivity through mobile backhaul and licensed wireless access solutions, is introducing its diversity/redundancy offering. Although there has been significant improvement in the survivability of transport networks, First Avenue Networks says the greatest risk for service outage still […]

First Avenue Appoints New Head

First Avenue Networks, a provider offering wholesale services for other carriers, has named Mike Gallagher as its new president and CEO. Gallagher replaces Dean Johnson, who remains on the board of directors as vice chairman. Gallagher previously served as president of Flarion Technologies, a company recently acquired by QUALCOMM. He also has worked for Bay […]

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