long-haul

 

USCarrier Upgrades Georgia Network to Enhance Services

USCarrier Telecom LLC (Booth 613, and COMPTEL sponsor), a wholesale provider of high-speed, long-haul, fiber-optic transport, plans to upgrade an existing OC48 ring that will allow the company to deliver advanced SONET, Ethernet and wavelength services. The network upgrade is set to be completed by the end of the third quarter of 2007. This upgrade […]

US Signal Upgrades Backbone, Adds Long-Haul Ethernet

Fiber-optic service provider US Signal (Booth 522) announced that its long-haul fiber backbone routes have been upgraded to 10gbps capacity. In addition, the company now supports long-haul Ethernet across its footprint. US Signals network includes more than 3,500 miles of fiber across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin and is one of the largest networks in […]

AFS Takes Over USCarriers Daily Operations, Gets Board Seats

American Fiber Systems (AFS), a provider of data networks to carriers and large enterprises, has acquired equity interest in USCarrier Telecom LLC (Booth 709), a wholesale provider in the southeastern United States. The transaction makes AFS the single largest shareholder in USCarrier, and gives the company the ability to gain majority ownership within a few […]

USCarrier Adds Local Offices to Network

USCarrier Telecom LLC (Booth 709), a wholesale provider of high-speed long-haul transport, has added three new local offices to its existing long-haul network. The locations include PoPs and interconnect facilities at the RBOC main local central offices. The RBOC colos are the main PoPs in Augusta, Savannah and Macon, Ga. These new locations will supply […]

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 […]

Long-Haul Wholesale Field Narrows

The Level 3 Communications Inc. merger with WilTel Communications Group LLC mirrors the industrywide predilection for consolidation, and analysts predict it will help the former rivals land customers neither could get flying solo and, perhaps more importantly, inspire more stable pricing in the wholesale market. It also may mean Level 3 will stay true to […]

US Signal Expands in Illinois, Wisconsin

US Signal has announced plans to light the Wisconsin portion of its fiber-optic network and expand its network in Illinois, with service availability expected by the end of the second quarter. Telecommunications carriers, resellers and channel partners in Wisconsin and Illinois will have access to US Signals long-haul transport fiber network linking the cities of […]

Price Matters:

With recent regulatory changes regarding UNEs impacting competitive carriers of all types, it is appropriate to say that in wholesale telecom price matters. With this in mind, research consultancy ATLANTIC-ACM compiled a snapshot of pricing trends to establish a baseline view of metro and long-haul pricing trends. The following is a summary of key findings: […]

CARRIER CHANNEL: Can Carrier’s Carriers Survive Over Long Haul?

Posted: 04/2002 Can Carrier’s Carriers Survive Over Long Haul? By Josh Long First came the downward spiral of Vancouver-based 360networks, a latecomer to the let’s-build-fiber-everywhere game. Then Global Crossing Holdings Ltd. boasted to money managers about its fantastic worldwide network weaving in and out of golden capitals like Hong Kong, London and New York. But […]

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