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Telcove Launches Wholesale 10gig Metro Ethernet Across Footprint

TelCove today announced the availability of a 10 gigabit metro Ethernet service for dedicated point-to-point connectivity between locations within each of TelCoves 70 markets in the Eastern United States. The service is available as a last-mile solution to carriers as well as enterprise customers. TelCoves Ethernet bandwidth options now range between 10mbps and 10gbps. Most […]

Level 3, Cogent to Continue Exchanging Traffic

Level 3 Communications Inc. and Cogent Communications Inc. have resolved their differences. Level 3 had said earlier this month it was terminating its peering relationship with the ISP because the terms of the companies previous agreement no longer benefited Level 3. Cogent was sending far more traffic to the Level 3 network than Level 3 […]

NetLogic Signs TBI

NetLogic Inc. (Booth 302) announces it has signed Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI, Booths 305-307) as a master agent. The nationwide channel partner will roll out NetLogics product sets to its 750 agents. NetLogics Dynamic Choice and Fiber Extension products are unique to many of our markets, says Ken Mercer, senior vice president of TBI. TBIs […]

FCC Broadband Report Promotes Calls for Greater Penetration

The number of U.S. broadband Internet subscribers grew by 34 percent in 2004, but some policymakers fear that increase is happening too slowly. The FCC yesterday released data on high-speed Internet connections, information, which facilities-based broadband providers must supply twice a year. Even though the number of residential, business and other subscribers jumped to 37.9 […]

Mpower Acquires Metro Fiber Network

Mpower Communications Corp., a subsidiary of wholesale provider Mpower Holding Corp., is acquiring a metro fiber network in Las Vegas from IDACOMM, the communications subsidiary of IDACORP.The 141-route mile fiber network will have three fully survivable rings, which will connect Mpower’s switch and the majority of its Las Vegas colocation facilities with a redundant core […]

PPL Telcom Creates Shadow Port Service

PPL Telcom, a Pennsylvania-based transport provider serving wholesale carriers and large enterprises, has added Shadow Port service to its IP product line. The company describes Shadow Port as an IP back-up technology that meets no-single-point-of-failure requirements. Typically, a company pays for connections to multiple entrances into the building, with two local loops and two physical […]

Last-Mile Matchmaking Goes Online

On Valentine’s Day, Last Mile Connections (LMC) appropriately announced it has moved its matchmaking platform online and extended it to seven additional markets. The company’s services have been provided to CLECs on a broker basis - using phone, fax and instant messaging - in the New York metro area where it inventories and connects to some 800 […]

Switch and Data, Last Mile Partner

Neutral interconnection and colocation provider Switch and Data and Last Mile Connections, a One Equity Partners company, have partnered to give their carrier customers more options at the local loop and interconnection levels. Switch and Data plans to enable its sites with Last Miles Online Exchange, a neutral e-marketplace using reverse auctions for selling and […]

Last Mile Offers Online Exchange

Last Mile Connections, a One Equity Partners company, this week launched the Online Exchange, a neutral e-marketplace using reverse auctions for selling and buying telecom bandwidth services. The Online Exchange, found at www.lastmileconnections.com, is a customer-focused application designed to connect buyers and sellers of bandwidth from around the globe through a single point of contact. […]

Callipso Offers Direct IP Peering to Network

Callipso, which is being acquired by PointOne Communications, has announced the availability of Internet and private IP connections to its VoIP network, so customers can avoid traditional TDM interfaces. The move offers several advantages to service providers, says the company. IP call traffic can be turned up within hours, not days or weeks as with […]

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