MASERGY Unveils Limited Plane

MASERGY this week launched its new Limited Plane as its sixth class of service (CoS). MASERGY says the Limited Plane is serviced at a lower priority than Normal Data and is ideal for data backup or packet-loss-tolerant applications, such as Scalable Video Coding (SVC) desktop video implementation. By delivering a new Limited Plane CoS that […]

New Edge Networks Launches MPLS NNI

New Edge Networks, the business communications unit of EarthLink Inc. (ELNK), announced Monday the introduction of MPLS Plus, a network-to-network interface (NNI) offering for carriers and application service providers. New Edge is now offering application providers and regional carriers NNI access to its MPLS nationwide network. Companies can connect and run applications over New Edge’s private […]

Citynet Expands Footprint, Goes Rural With GigE

Known for its attention to underserved markets, Citynet (Booth 1423), has expanded its product offerings of gigabit Ethernet and other services to many new Tier 2 and Tier 3 COs in Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia. In the past year, Citynet has made significant capital investments in expanding its network to meet the specific needs […]

ACC Business Debuts PNT

Show sponsor ACC Business (Booths 113-115) announces the availability of Private Network Transport (PNT) Service at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo this week. PNT gives customers a network-based, fully meshed IP VPN with secure any-to-any connectivity using only a single connection at each site. PNT gives customers a VPN that provides a higher level […]

OnFiber Targets Underserved Central Offices

OnFiber Communications says it is offering service to underserved central offices (COs). The company will combine the resources of multiple carriers to give carrier customers an alternative to purchasing directly from the ILEC.We wanted to help competitive carriers deal with the continuing challenge of the elimination of UNE-P, says Thom Sumbler, vice president of business […]

Wholesale: DSL Provider Stays Course

Posted: 10/2000 DSL Provider Stays Course By Khali Henderson and Ken Branson Following the merger of its wholesale DSL business with that of megacarrier Verizon Communications (, NorthPoint Communications Group Inc. ( expects to bolster its carrier’s carrier strategy by doubling the coverage and resources for improved support services. The companies expect the deal to […]

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