Integra Closes Eschelon Acquisition

Integra Telecom Inc. said Friday it completed its $566 million purchase of Eschelon Telecom Inc. Eschelon is now a wholly owned company of Integra, which paid $30 per share for the company. The deal was announced in March. Integra said the combined company is one of the largest CLECs in the country and would have […]

XO Communications Completes Nationwide Intercity Fiber-Optic Network

XO Communications Inc. (Booth 715) announced today it has completed its new next-generation, nationwide, intercity fiber-optic network and now carries customer traffic across all segments. The network allows XO to more than double network capacity and offer more higher-speed data transport services to content providers, enterprises and service providers. Our new next-generation network represents a […]

XO Deploys Major Segments of Next-Gen Intercity Fiber-Optic Network

XO Communications on Wednesday announced it is carrying customer traffic on major segments of its new, wholly owned next-generation nationwide long-haul intercity fiber-optic network. As announced earlier this year, XO is upgrading its long-haul network by deploying the Infinera DTN optical system across its nationwide fiber assets. The upgrade will allow XO to more than […]

TelCove Growth Continues

TelCove (Booth 305), a provider of telecommunications services to enterprise customers and carriers, says its Carrier Services Group continues to expand its portfolio of carrier products and markets served. Since last Februarys CompTel/ASCENT event, TelCove has announced alternative access solutions to carriers challenged by the FCC ruling on unbundled network elements. Additionally, with the acquisition […]

Business News – WinStar Expands Fiber Capacity Through MetroMedia Agreement

Posted: 12/1999 WinStar Expands Fiber Capacity Through MetroMedia Agreement New York-based WinStar Communications Inc. has entered into an agreement with MetroMedia Fiber Network, White Plains, N.Y., to obtain dark fiber capacity in 38 major markets in the United States and three major international markets. The broadband communications provider will pay about $300 million over 20 […]

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