long-haul

 

CARRIER CHANNEL

Posted: 04/2002 CARRIER CHANNEL MAN OVERBOARD Ethernet Hype Dampened by Market Realities, Technical Challenges Ethernet is caught in the undertow of market realities and technical challenges — the latter will soon be solved, but may not be a big enough lifeboat to save upstart wholesalers. CAN CARRIER’S CARRIERS SURVIVE OVER LONG HAUL? The growing list […]

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 […]

Business News – Qwest, Broadwing to Buy Intelligent Optical

Posted: 07/2000 Qwest, Broadwing to Buy Intelligent Optical By Charlotte Wolter Qwest Communications International Inc. (www.qwest.com) and Broadwing Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com), have announced large deployments of intelligent optical technology in their long-haul and metro networks.They join Williams Communications Inc. (www.williamscommunications.com), Level 3 Communications Inc. (www.level3.com) and several European long-haul […]

Business News – Williams Communications to Extend Long-Haul Fiber Network

Posted: 04/2000 Williams Communications to Extend Long-Haul Fiber Network By Khali Henderson Carriers’ carrier Williams Communications (www.williamscommunications.com) will extend its broadband fiber optic network to carrier customers in 50 top U.S. markets as part of a new three-year, $421 million initiative that gives the wholesaler greater control over local connectivity its customers require.Analysts say the […]

Identity Crisis

Posted: 03/2000 Driven by regulation, emerging competition and strong bandwidth demand, U.S. long-distance carriers have significantly expanded their fiber optic networks over the past three years. As carriers complete national networks in 2001, building will shift to metro, local and last mile. Miles To Go Fiber Build Boooms – But for How Long? By Neil […]

Business News – ICG, Qwest Sign Multiple Long-Term Network Agreements

Posted: 09/1999 ICG, Qwest Sign Multiple Long-Term Network Agreements Englewood, Colo.-based ICG Communications Inc. has announced that Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc. will purchase in excess of 100,000 ports of ICG’s Remote Access Service (RAS). Under terms of the five-year agreement, ICG will install at least 80,000 new RAS ports for Qwest on ICG’s nationwide […]

Wag the Dog: Bandwidth and the Next "KillerApp"

Posted: 05/1999 Wag the Dog: Bandwidth and the Next "Killer App" By David Finkelstein David Finkelstein The Holy Grail in the communications industry is the constant search for the next killer application. Companies spending small fortunes building out their long-haul backbone networks seem to be searching desperately for the killer app that will justify the […]

Pump Up the Bandwidth

Posted: 08/1998 Pump Up the Bandwidth Long-haul applications for dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) are bigger, faster and better than ever. By Peter Meade Bigger, faster, better. While this is the time of the year when football coaches look for these qualities in their players, this quest is never out of season for long distance […]

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