NTT America Offers 10gbps Ethernet

NTT America (Booths 714-716), a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corp., announced the availability of 10gbps Ethernet (10GigE) on its Global IP Network. The service is available for both IPv4 and IPv6 transport. NTT America and its Global IP Network Business unit (GIN) are offering access to connections throughout North America, Asia and […]

PAETEC Communications Blazes iPATH Transit Service Suite

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 407), which has invested $10 million in VoIP technology, has initiated a national launch of its iPATH VoIP Transit Services Suite. PAETECs wholesale portfolio continues to evolve to meet the needs of service providers, said Patrick Tata, vice president of PAETEC Wholesale Markets. Our iPATH VoIP transit suite of services reinforces […]

Splice Helps CLEC Expand

A large CLEC has chosen Splice Communications (Booth 1004) to help it expand its network, the company says. Splice, a telecommunications wholesale service provider specializing in IP transit, local access, private lines and colocation, runs an extensive partner program. It also is a partner and reseller for several Tier 1 service providers. The unnamed CLEC, […]

Adelphia Adds Second Switch and Data GigE Port

Adelphia Communications Corp., the fifth-largest cableco in the country, is adding a second Gigabit Ethernet port to its Switch and Data PAIX 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch in Palo Alto, Calif. Switch and Data’s PAIX services give ISPs and content providers access to more interconnection choices and networks, as well as additional peering and transit opportunities. […]

Carrier Channel: IP Transit Victim of Price Wars

Posted: 5/2003 IP Transit Victim of Price Wars By Khali Henderson There’s a war going on — not just in the deserts of Iraq, but also in the cyberworld of IP transit where pricing has declined at a cutthroat pace. IP transit has dropped 40 percent to 50 percent in each of the last two […]

Carrier Channel: Power Shifting in IP Peering

Posted: 3/2003 Power Shifting in IP Peering By Khali Henderson The recent dispute between America Online Inc. and Cogent Communications Group Inc. has thrust peering policies into the spotlight. At issue has been AOL’s assessment that Cogent must pay to peer with the ISP because it sends three times as much traffic to AOL as […]

Trading Desk: Band-X Focuses on Improving IP, Minutes Exchanges

Posted: 03/2002 TRADING DESKBand-X Focuses on Improving IP, Minutes Exchanges By Josh Long John Lewis, COO, Band-X Ltd. Neutral exchange Band-X. Ltd. always knew it would need more money to support operations around the globe, says COO John Lewis. Unfortunately, the privately-held company faced the same glum reality as so many other telecom businesses did […]

Trading Desk: Band-X Expands IP Access Points in New York

Posted: 1/2002 Trading Desk Band-X Expands IP Access Points in New York By Tara Seals and Khali Henderson Moving with the market, Band-X Ltd. has added 10 access points for its IP Routed service in New York City — the newly-crowned Internet infrastructure capital of the world. Band-X Routed, a Cisco Systems Inc.-powered platform, lets […]

Trading Desk: News Briefs

Posted: 11/2001 Trading Desk NEWS BRIEFS * A report published in September by Analysis Research ( estimates that the addressable market for voice and data commodity trading could be worth more than $18 billion in 2006. Forecast total value of addressable market for traded bandwidth, 2001-2006 chart Source: Analysis Research ( firm’s analysts say there […]

Trading Desk – Trading Post

Posted: 04/2001 Trading Desk Trading Post What are the Differences Between IP, Bandwidth Trading? A: With IP transit you actually are buying or selling Internet transit, specifically, access to and through the Internet. Bandwidth trading refers to circuits or networks of dark or lit fiber, primarily from one point to another. Here are key questions […]

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