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Tellabs Enhances 3G Wireless Transport

Tellabs has expanded the wireless transport capabilities of the Tellabs 5500 digital cross-connect with optimization of wireless backhaul, integration of voice-quality enhancement and DS-0 grooming. This evolution of the Tellabs 5500 system creates more backhaul flexibility and capacity for service providers while shrinking the total footprint and simplifying their radio access networks, said Dan Kelly, […]

Tellabs Shows New PON and ROADM Capabilities

Tellabs Inc. introduced two new optical products that expand bandwidth and provide more options for IP networks. The company introduced two new Tellabs 1600 Series Optical Network Terminals (ONTs) that can be employed to consolidate network infrastructure, eliminate copper loops and improve service management via passive optical network (PON) technology. The products are aimed at […]

Tellabs Adds Multidegree ROADM

Tellabs announced this week it has added a multidegree Reconfigurable Optical Add Drop Multiplexer to its Tellabs 7100 optical transport system to enable service providers to instantly provision bandwidth where it is required. “Consumers want to use Internet and video services on their own terms, when and where they need it, presenting tremendous network management […]

XO Expands National Reach of Ethernet Services

XO Communications (Booth 1412) at COMPTEL said it has expanded the availability of its Ethernet services. The carrier is using Ethernet-over-copper technology to extend the reach of its Ethernet services footprint beyond on-net buildings served by its fiber network to businesses served by last-mile copper. Now available in more than 60 metropolitan markets, XO Ethernet […]

IRIS Adds 150 Miles of Fiber

IRIS Networks (Booth 517), a wholesale carriers carrier delivering high-speed transport for voice, video and data in and around Tennessee, is in the buildout stage of an additional 150 miles of fiber. The new route miles will provide wholesale telecommunications opportunities to nine rural West Tennessee counties with populations of 20,000 to 50,000 people. This […]

BellSouth Wavelength Dedicated Ring Features Single-Bay Service Node Option

BellSouth Corp. has unveiled its Wavelength Dedicated Ring Service with an optional single-bay node configuration, providing customers with more flexibility in wavelength ring configurations with optical transport options in the bandwidth ranges of 1, 1.25, 2.5 and 10 gigabits. This enhancement in BellSouths suite of wavelength services provides BellSouth customers with a great deal of […]

Mpower Completes Fiber Expansion in Las Vegas

Mpower Communications (Booth 1417), a leading provider of data and voice services to wholesale and retail business customers, has expanded its facilities-based network with a 141-route-mile fiber network. The new fiber network has two fully survivable rings, which connect Mpowers switch and the majority of its colocation facilities in Las Vegas. Out of the 16 […]

Syniverse Technologies Launches ENUM

Syniverse Technologies (Booth 1100), a leading provider of mission-critical technology services to wireless telecommunications companies worldwide, has launched Operator ENUM Database Service to route voice and data services efficiently over an IP network. Syniverses Operator ENUM Database Service provides the network intelligence required to determine, in real time, the owner of a given phone number, […]

Level 3 to Buy Progress Telecom for $137 Million

In another strategic acquisition that narrows the wholesale field, Level 3 Communications Inc. said today it is buying Progress Telecom LLC, a wholesale network services company based in St. Petersburg, Fla., although it has agreed not to touch certain parts of the companys wireless assets. Progress Telecom is jointly owned by Progress Energy Inc. and […]

News Briefs

Cable MSO RCN Business Solutions will use wireless network extensions from First Avenue Networks to expand the market for its bulk tripleplay services to more large-business customers, while offering network redundancy. In return, RCN is offering First Avenue access to its fiber links, to support wholesale backhaul service for fixed-wireless and mobile carriers. Provided trials […]

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