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telx Launches Enterprise Peering Facility in New York at 60 Hudson

telx (Booth 207) recently concluded the acquisition of 13,000 square feet of additional space at 60 Hudson St. The area is immediately adjacent to its core interconnection facility on the ninth floor. The company, which has the most densely populated physical network interconnection point in New York, dedicated a large portion of this expansion for […]

Windstream Blows Into COMPTEL

The spinoff of Alltels wireline division, and the product of a merger with VALOR Telecom of Irving, Texas, is making its debut to the competitive carrier market at this falls COMPTEL PLUS Convention and EXPO. Windstream Communications (Booth 314), based in Little Rock, Ark., is a new name but its roots run deep as a […]

First Communications Acquires Acceris Communications

First Communications has acquired the customer base of Acceris Communications, a telecommunications company based in Pittsburgh. First Communications also has purchased Acceris Nortel Passport Frame Relay/MPLS network, which includes switch locations in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and Pittsburgh. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval with an anticipated final closing date in September. […]

InfoHighway Communications Introduces Two New Services

InfoHighway Communications (Booth 700) announced it will introduce two new services, ZOOM High-Speed Internet Access Service and Remote Number Service, in the downstate New York/Northern New Jersey markets next month. ZOOM Internet connectivity, provisioned on InfoHighways data network, offers customers synchronous speeds ranging from 5mbps to 30mbps, at rates starting at $749 per month for […]

Shop Talk Briefs

Optimum Lightpath, a division of Cablevision Systems Corp., launched the Optimum Lightpath Referral Partner Program to sell Metro Ethernet services in the metro New York area.Targeted to VARs,IT and telecom consultants, Web design firms and systems integrators, the program pays commissions equal to either one or two months of the customers bill, up to a […]

AccessLine Moves Into New York

Hot off the heels of its Boston market launch, hosted VoIP provider AccessLine Communications on Wednesday introduced its SmartVoice Service in New York. At the same time, the company said it has partnered with solutions provider Gotham Telecom, making it an authorized dealer for all of New York. SmartVoice now is available in a number […]

InfoHighway Debuts OnLight Internet Service

InfoHighway Communications Corp. this week launched OnLight Internet Service throughout parts of New York. The service offers Internet access via fiber optics, with speeds up to 100mbps, according to the company. It initially has been deployed at the Woolworth Building at 223 Broadway in New York, 10 Exchange Place in Jersey City and other properties. […]

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 […]

Switch and Data Upgrades Facilities

Exchange and colocation provider Switch and Data said today it has again increased its footprint in New York City, due to demand for Internet connectivity. The company has added 25,000 square feet to its 8th Avenue carrier hotel. It also has upgraded the optical network interconnectivity capacity in and between 111 8th Ave. and 60 […]

Martin Names New Wireless Legal Advisor

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said today Fred Campbell will serve as his legal advisor for wireless issues. Campbell most recently was an attorney advisor in the wireline competition bureau. Before joining the commission, Campbell worked as an attorney for the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire and Grannis, where he addressed legal issues associated with the […]

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