Knology Enhances Service Offering

Knology Inc. (Booth 728) announced it has enhanced its point-to-point Ethernet service and high-capacity Internet connectivity. Knologys enhanced Metro Ethernet service solution delivers high-speed, optical, point-to-point Ethernet transport through dedicated connections that are transparent between locations. They are designed to move data traffic between major data aggregation points in a given geographic area, explained Knology. […]

Verizon Wholesale Now Offering De-Tariffed High-Capacity Broadband Services

In a press conference today, Verizon Partner Solutions, the entity formed from the combination of MCI Inc. and Verizons legacy wholesale groups, said it is beginning to enter commercial agreements with its wholesale customers on products for which it recently received regulatory relief. By taking no action, the FCC on March 19 allowed Verizons request […]

XO Offers Alternatives to UNE Transport, UNE-P

XO Communications Inc. (Booth 717) announced it is ready to assist service providers affected by new rules issued in December by the FCC that limit their abilities to obtain cost-based rates for leasing network facilities from the regional Bell operating companies. Due to the new rules, the rates to lease certain Bell network facilities will […]

Fight Moves to UNE-L

By The FCC rules have expired and CLECs worry the cost of providing businesses phone and data services may rise significantly, CompTel/ASCENT, the Washington D.C. trade group, warns in a study it released. CompTel/ASCENT released a study in late June claiming the demise of the federal rules could cost small and medium-sized businesses about $4.9 […]

Data-Focused Next-Generation Telcos Join High-Capacity Trans-Pacific Cable Network

Posted: 10/1998 Data-Focused Next-Generation Telcos Join High-Capacity Trans-Pacific Cable Network By Ken Branson Breaking the old boys club, next-generation telephone companies are among the 33 companies pooling their resources to build the $1 billion Japan-U.S. Cable network, the latest–and, in terms of capacity, largest–of several transoceanic cable projects. Backers include such companies as AT&T Corp., […]

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