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Cyan Backs Zayo’s Manhattan Network Upgrade

Cyan says its Z-Series packet-optical transport platform demonstrates carrier class reliability, scalable Ethernet services, along with valuable service management and SLA reporting capability.

Is Ethernet the Holy Grail of Transport?

The network of the future is under construction as we speak. It is a project that has no clear beginning and likely no end. However, there are some clear goals for this network. First and foremost is to support highbandwidth, any-to-any services like video, gaming, telecommuting, e-commerce, mobility, etc. As grand as the vision might […]

TelePacific Signs Wholesale Contracts With AT&T

TelePacific Communications has signed long-term wholesale contracts with the AT&T Inc. local telephone companies and AT&Ts long-distance affiliate that will help TelePacific expand its operations within California and Nevada. The five-year contracts are worth $180 million, and AT&T will provide TelePacific with wholesale long-distance voice services and special access services for DS1 and DS3 transport. […]

Demand Is Pushing Carriers to 10gigE Transport, Panel Says

Demand for Ethernet services among business users continues to grow, pushing carriers toward higher-capacity transport networks like 10-gigabit Ethernet for service backhaul across terrestrial and submarine networks. 10gig Ethernet is going to give them a chance to get to a lower price point for service backhaul, i.e., overall service delivery, than the way they have […]

Grande Employs Next-Gen Tellabs System, Increases Service

Grande Communications announced it is upgrading its network with the Tellabs 7100 optical transport system to provide next-generation capabilities to carriers using transport circuits within Grandes network. The upgrade will concentrate on the demand for advanced wholesale phone and data transmission services in the south-central United States and Mexico, Grande said. The Tellabs system uses […]

Panel Discusses How to Squeeze More Bandwidth from Optical Pipes

Under pressure to deliver greater bandwidth to customers, service providers are trying to figure out how to get more from their existing bandwidth. Their high-capacity optical transport networks already are experiencing strain under the escalating request for services at higher rates up to 10 gigabit. To help meet this demand, service providers are looking to […]

Consolidated Upgrades Network With Ciscos Gear Multi-Service Transport Platform

Consolidated Carrier Services (Booth 621) recently upgraded the infrastructure of its Texas-based network with the deployment of the Cisco Systems Inc. Multi-Service Transport Platform (MSTP 15454) DWDM system with ROADM capability. The carrier also completed new physical routes, geographic diversity and enhanced its PoP infrastructure. Consolidated serves the Texas metro areas of Austin, Dallas, Houston […]

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