5 More Verizon Colo Data Centers Now Carrier-Neutral

Customers who buy Verizon colocation services from data centers in Boston; Denver; Elmsford, New York; Manassas, Virginia; and Seattle, now can choose their own third-party network provider for carrier diversity and redundancy.

Building Business With Bandwidth Boosters

Every business is scrutinizing expenditures, looking to maximize the return on every dime. An obvious pitch for telecom sales agents in this environment is telecom expense management, but it’s not the only one. Bandwidth optimization, for example, can optimize use of existing WAN assets, with the cost-conscious impact of staving off additional investments. There are […]

Level 3 Closes Looking Glass Acquisition

Level 3 Communications Inc. has completed its acquisition of Looking Glass Networks Inc. Level 3 paid Looking Glass security holders approximately 21.3 million unregistered shares and $8.7 million in cash. The wholesale carrier also repaid $67 million of outstanding Looking Glass debt. Level 3 will add Looking Glass to its recently announced Metro Services business […]

Global Internetworking Turns up Miami Hub

Wholesale service provider Global Internetworking Inc. (GII) at the COMPTEL show announced it has turned up a new network hub in Miami. The hub expands GII’s carrier-neutral telecom services for enterprises, carriers and service providers operating in Latin America and other international telecommunications markets. GII is providing carrier-neutral interconnection services and conversion of E1 (2mbps) […]

Opcenter: Collocators Do Carriers’ Cyberlifting

Posted: 08/2000 Collocators Do Carriers’ Cyberlifting By Ken Branson If, as the conventional industry wisdom holds, you can’t have too much bandwidth, then a corollary is this: You can’t have too much collocation space.Collocation used to be a simple matter of putting a competitive carrier’s equipment in a cage in an incumbent carrier’s CO. The […]

Business News – ATC Teleports Buys General Telecom for $30 Million

Posted: 07/2000 ATC Teleports Buys General Telecom for $30 Million By Ken Branson It’s Big Bang Day for Melissa Craig. ATC Teleports Inc. ( will buy Craig’s company, General Telecommunications Inc., for $30 million, she has announced.This is not like Bell Atlantic Corp. ( buying GTE Corp. (, but in the corner of the telecom […]

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