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Consolidated Offers Texas Dark Fiber

Consolidated Communications is offering a dark fiber network that runs through the Dallas/Fort Worth and Waco, Texas areas, strategically designed to serve growth markets that include central business districts, key technical enterprise corridors and major hotels. As AT&T attempts to build its pre-divestiture empire, many companies face the daunting challenge of how to grow their […]

ATLANTIC-ACM to Deliver Metro Carrier Excellence Awards at COMPTEL PLUS

Research firm ATLANTIC-ACM will deliver its 2006 U.S. Metro Carrier Excellence Awards today at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention and EXPO. The awards are based on the results of ATLANTIC-ACMs 2006 Metro Carrier Report Card, which evaluates the performance of metro carriers by their wholesale and business customers and is based on more than 5,000 individual […]

SRP Telecom Considers Phoenix Attractive Business Continuity Site

SRP Telecom (Booth 1015) says it is seeing an increase in demand for the dark fiber and related power solutions it offers to service providers in Phoenix. Given Phoenix is well outside of earthquake and hurricane zones, its a pretty nice place to locate backup data and other telecommunications facilities like call centers, David Keough, […]

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 […]

IGIC, Amesbury Help Companies Find Dark Fiber

IGI Consulting (IGIC), an independent telecom consulting firm, is working with business prospectors Amesbury Consulting to locate dark fiber facilities throughout the United States, a service for carriers and other companies. Amesbury Consulting has helped a number of companies including real estate developers, building owners and systems integrators find dark fiber in cities throughout the […]

Interoute Supplies Dark Fiber for European Initiative

The nonprofit organization, Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe (DANTE), which is building the GÉANT2 network for Europes National Research and Education Networks initiative, is looking to network owner Interoute for dark fiber and managed wavelength services. The core of the network which extends beyond the London-Paris-Amsterdam-Frankfurt rectangle is based on dark fiber. Interoute […]

Wholesale Lambdas’ Second Wave

Metro fiber providers are reporting an uptick in demand for their wholesale wavelength services in recent months, logging new business among an ever-widening pool of service providers and carrier-class enterprise clients. The Yankee Group forecasts wholesale metropolitan wavelength services to grow from $79 million in 2003 to $349 million in 2006. The increase has moved […]

Venicom Partners with T-Mobile

Venicom (Booth 418) has partnered with T-Mobile (Booth 415) to launch a new fulfillment program. Now, subagents across the country can join Venicom to represent T-Mobile business-to-business solutions to customers. Under the fulfillment model, T-Mobile will warehouse, activate and ship handsets to all of its agents’ clients. According to Venicom’s Web site, the company "acts […]

Shedding New Light on Dark Fiber

Posted: 12/2003 Shedding New Light on Dark Fiber By Khali Henderson If you think that you understand the business case for dark fiber, think again. Providers say its a different buying decision than it was just a few years ago, that the gap between bandwidth and dark fiber has closed, making the choice between one […]

Cover Story: Catch the Wave Wholesale Wavelength Services Build Momentum as Economy Slows

Posted: 03/2002 COVER STORY Catch the Wave Wholesale Wavelength Services Build Momentum as Economy Slows By Khali HendersonWhen wholesale wavelengths were "productized" in 1999, they were regarded as a middle ground between private lines and dark fiber. They still are, but their unique positioning has taken on new significance as carriers struggle to carry out […]

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