Carrier Ethernet

 

FiberLight Expands Ethernet With MRV

FiberLight added OptiSwitch Carrier Ethernet access platforms to its Carrier Ethernet fiber-optic access network, which delivers wholesale and business Ethernet services in 20 U.S. metro areas.

U.S. Ethernet Services Spend To Top $37B

U.S. enterprises and consumers are expected to spend more
than $37 billion over the next five years on Carrier Ethernet services,
according to a recent market research study from The Insight Research Corp.
 

Level 3 To Expand Ethernet Footprint

Level 3 Communications Inc. (LVLT) announced Tuesday it has expanded the number of Ethernet switches on its U.S. network by adding 47 midtier switches to its existing 18 core switches. Another 18 midtier switches will be added by summer, according to company spokesman Vince Hancock. “Basically, we’ve changed our architecture by introducing this new tier of […]

Covad Expands Ethernet Nationally

COMPTEL PLUS — Pushing forward in its effort to become a single-point provider of integrated voice and data access, Covad Communications Group today said it will launch nationwide Ethernet service in mid-April. The service will comprise Ethernet-over-copper service primarily in the Los Angeles market, an expansion of the company’s Ethernet-over-DS1 product, as well as the […]

Ethernet Services Growing In Face of Downturn

Worldwide service provider revenue for Ethernet services grew 36 percent sequentially in 2008, to $16.9 billion, and is forecast to nearly double to $33 billion by 2013, according to a new report from Infonetics Research. In spite of the downturn, and in part because of it, uptake of Ethernet services is growing at a healthy […]

Making the Case for Carrier Ethernet

If you are an agent looking for a bright spot in the gloomy U.S. economy, you might just find it in Carrier Ethernet. Businesses are expected to spend more than $27 billion over the next five years on Ethernet services provider by carriers, according to a May 2009 report published by Insight Research Corp.. The […]

Case Study: ntl:Telewest Calls on InfoVista Quality Monitoring

ntl:Telewest Business, part of the Virgin Media group, is the United Kingdom’s second largest fixed line communications company with revenue of £3.9 billion ($8 billion U.S.). The integrated ntl:Telewest Business network covers 186,000 km of local and metro networks and has the largest Ethernet coverage in the country with 330 Ethernet points of presence. It […]

Driving Telecom Service Change with Ethernet Technology

Thirty-five years after its invention as a LAN scheme, Ethernet WAN services are thriving as they offer carriers and their customers more bandwidth at far less cost than traditional Telco offerings. Monday’s Channel Partners Conference & Expo panel, “WAN Solutions: Getting an Edge with Ethernet,” will host a focused discussion of Ethernet’s building popularity and […]

US Signal Expands Ethernet over Copper Footprint

US Signal (Booth 3054) announced at the Fall 2008 Channel Partners Conference & Expo it is expanding its Ethernet over copper footprint in the Midwest. Plans call for the addition of four markets by year-end to complement US Signal’s current EoC footprint in Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Madison, Wis. EoC offers customers access to a cost-effective […]

XO to Extend Ethernet From 9,000 to 12,000 Feet

Looking to reach a broader business base, XO Communications (XOHO) is preparing to extend the reach of its Carrier Ethernet service from 9,000 to 12,000-foot distances. The operator said this will enable it to reach roughly 30 percent more businesses with the widely popular Ethernet service. The move is part of a larger effort to […]

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