COMPTEL: Cisco Leads Managed Services Track

According to market research organization Research and Markets, increasing network complexity continues to drive the managed voice and data services market at an exponential rate. Three sessions led by Cisco Systems Inc. today will address this trend and discuss the ins and outs of managed services strategy. The first panel, The Case for Managed Services, […]

News Briefs

Cable MSO RCN Business Solutions will use wireless network extensions from First Avenue Networks to expand the market for its bulk tripleplay services to more large-business customers, while offering network redundancy. In return, RCN is offering First Avenue access to its fiber links, to support wholesale backhaul service for fixed-wireless and mobile carriers. Provided trials […]

Internap Relies on FiberNet Services

Internap is using FiberNet Telecom Group Inc. to provide low-latency metro Ethernet transport services throughout New York, New Jersey and Los Angeles. Internap deploys applications over the Web for businesses worldwide and needed a data services provider with a diverse network that could accommodate its scalability demands. FiberNet designed a suite of services for Internap […]


Posted: 5/2003 Power Play Con Edison Communications Taps Into SMBs Using Outsourcing Model By Khali Henderson CEC’s Peter Rust Con Edison Communications (CEC), a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Inc., introduced in mid-March PowerNet Internet and PowerCall Voice Services — marking the four-year-old company’s foray into the small and medium-sized business markets in the New York […]

Carrier Channel: Briefs

Posted: 5/2003 Briefs * Grande Communications acquired a 3,000-mile backbone network spanning four states from C3 Communications. American Electric Power, of Columbus, Ohio, sold the assets for $7 million. Grande will sell SONET protected point-to-point private line and wavelength services to other communications providers over the fiber-optic network, which spans Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. […]

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