Covad Deploys Nationwide MPLS Backbone, Capacity Upgrades to Deliver Advanced Services

Covad Communications Company (Booth 1300) announced the completion of a nationwide MPLS deployment and network capacity upgrades that will enable its partners to deliver advanced video, voice and data services. The upgrades include metro optical rings with up to OC-192 (10 Gbps) capacity and will allow Covad and its wholesale partners to meet the demanding […]

FiberLight, NEF Partner

Telecom agent NEF Inc. has partnered with FiberLight LLC to create and design optimal communications networks for enterprise clients and telecommunications carriers in eight metro markets: Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Tampa, Fla., south Florida, and Washington, D.C. This partnership will allow clients to build end-to-end connectivity solutions, including data center integration and […]

Rockin the Channel:

The band plays Drais at the Barbary Coast Casino at the Channel Partners Expo in Las Vegas earlier this year. The OC-192 Band members dont want to work they just want to bang on their drums all day! If youve been to a telecom event in past decade, chances are youve seen Bruce Barnes, Greg […]

Cogent Expands U.S., European Footprint

Cogent Communications Group Inc., a facilities-based ISP, is expanding its footprint in the United States and Europe. The companys new on-net markets include Baltimore, Cleveland, Portland, Ore., and St. Louis in the United States, and Copenhagen, Denmark; Nuremberg, Germany; Vienna, Austria; Vigo, Spain; and Porto, Portugal, in Europe. Cogent is providing all of its services […]

Business News – EPIK Launches Enlightened IP Services

Posted: 04/2001 EPIK Launches Enlightened IP Services By Tara Seals Carrier’s carrier EPIK Communications Inc. (www.epik.net) has announced its "enlightened IP" services strategy. This suite of services includes dedicated Internet access, IP VPNs and Ethernet transport. Enlightened IP will be deployed via EPIK’s "IP-On-Wave" 10-gigabit, converged IP-and-optic network this year. By provisioning the services across […]

Business News – Wholesalers Ride the Wavelengths

Posted: 07/2000 Wholesalers Ride the Wavelengths By Khali Henderson In the past nine months, several prominent wholesalers have rolled out optical wavelength services for their carrier customers. Broadwing Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com), and Level 3 Communications Inc. (www.level3.com) are the latest to unveil a wholesale wavelength service. These come on […]

Cisco Scales Routing Products to 5 Terabits

Posted: 02/2000 Cisco Scales Routing Products to 5 Terabits BY CHARLOTTE WOLTER n an effort to provide flexible pipes for what it sees as the coming growth waves in data networking, Cisco Systems Inc. (www.cisco.com) has unveiled a strategy to make its core network routing product line scalable to 5 terabits of capacity by early […]

A New Wave in Optical Networking

Posted: 05/1999 A New Wave in Optical Networking By Charlotte Wolter With Paris-based Alcatel and Murray Hill, N.J.-based Lucent Technologies Inc. announcing optical networking equipment capable of transmitting 40 gigabits per second (gbps), or OC-768 speed, it could appear that the future of optical networking is to develop ever-faster lasers to crank up speeds in […]

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