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BellSouth Combines Next-Gen Optical Services With Advanced Ethernet

BellSouth Corp. has announced it is enhancing its advanced, self-healing optical services to provide further integration with Ethernet services, extending business continuity capabilities deeper into enterprise customers’ operations. BellSouth is providing a carrier-class solution that enables Layer 1 and Layer 2 Ethernet traffic to be protected by the self-healing qualities of SONET infrastructure, said Lee […]

Hatteras Wins XO, CTC, MTS Allstream Ethernet Business

XO Communications is using the HN4000 and HN400 networking platforms from Hatteras Networks to extend its Metro Ethernet service offerings to the mid-band Ethernet services market segment. XO has a 10mbps Ethernet service running over fiber; the Hatteras gear will enable it to now extend that over copper as well. Gary Bolton, vice president of […]

BTI Photonic Systems Announces WDM Platform for the Metro Edge

BTI Photonic Systems Inc. announced today the availability of its Netstender 2060 platform, which is designed to allow carriers to cost-effectively expand capacity required to accommodate growth in metro edge and regional markets. The Netstender family extends the reach of optical ports on routers, SONET/SDH, Ethernet switches and can expand exhausted fiber capacity with scale-up […]

Telco Systems Ups the Action on its T-Metro Line

If you liked the T-Metro 100, wait until you try the T-Metro 200. Thats the word from David Lee, vice president of marketing and services at Telco Systems, who said this new member of the vendors metro Ethernet product family delivers more scalability, reliability and management by adding to the existing T-Metro 100 functionality two […]

TelCove Continues to Expand Network Reach and Density

TelCove (Booth 1411), a leading provider of business critical telecommunications services to enterprise customers and carriers, experienced extensive network growth throughout 2005. TelCoves Carrier Server group, which offers a broad array of wholesale service products, now offers carrier customers significantly more reach and coverage across TelCoves 70 interconnected markets. TelCove expansion includes: Total markets served, […]

LMC Locates New PoP With NYC Connect

Lexent Metro Connect LLC (LMC), a dark fiber network operator in New York City, has selected NYC Connects (NYCC) interconnection facility as the site of its new network PoP. The new node is located at 111 Eighth Avenue. The PoP helps Lexent deliver its full and fractional dark fiber offerings to more than 100 network […]

US Signal Expands Further Into Indiana, Michigan

US Signal (Booth 211) announced at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo it has activated new PoPs in Detroit and Portage, Ind. The Portage location gives wholesale and enterprise customers access to US Signals long-haul network at PRTGINXA, the company said. US Signals expansion of its metro presence in Detroit introduces service access at the […]

SAVVIS Uses FiberNets Services

SAVVIS Inc., a hosted managed network and computing services providers, is using FiberNet Telecom Group Inc.s transport, metro Ethernet and network technologies. “Our customers require flexible options to ‘plug into’ SAVVIS global network infrastructure and solutions portfolio,” says Gary Zimmerman, senior vice president of vendor management for SAVVIS. “FiberNet offers us the access options we […]

Telcove Launches Wholesale 10gig Metro Ethernet Across Footprint

TelCove today announced the availability of a 10 gigabit metro Ethernet service for dedicated point-to-point connectivity between locations within each of TelCoves 70 markets in the Eastern United States. The service is available as a last-mile solution to carriers as well as enterprise customers. TelCoves Ethernet bandwidth options now range between 10mbps and 10gbps. Most […]

Fujitsu Reveals Ethernet Access Products

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. (Booth 335), a supplier of IT and wireline/wireless networking solutions, is announcing new Ethernet access products that conform to the IEEE 802.3ah EFM standard. These solutions are backed by Fujitsu Network Life Cycle Services, a service and support portfolio that allows wireline carriers, wireless providers and MSOs to plan, deploy, maintain […]

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