TelePacific Communications is aggressively expanding its Ethernet network. TelePacific now offers Ethernet over Copper (EoC) delivery in the majority of its California and Nevada service areas, and will bring a total of 120 EoC wire centers online by the end of Q1 2011; the Company has 52 wire centers online today. The expansion will make TelePacific’s Ethernet over Copper, as well as Ethernet over T1 and Ethernet over DS3, offerings available in all markets TelePacific serves.
“Customers are requesting increased bandwidths and expanding our Ethernet over Copper services is a great way for us to meet that demand,” said David Zahn, vice president of marketing for TelePacific Communications. “TelePacific has enhanced our entire portfolio of Ethernet offerings in 2010
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced the introduction of two new IP routers designed to give service providers an economically viable alternative for offering smaller communities the same advanced mobile, residential and business services currently delivered in larger metropolitan areas. The new products, which will expand the addressable market of Alcatel-Lucent
AboveNet, Inc., (NYSE:ABVT)has announced its industry-leading low latency guarantee. The program, called the Agility Guarantee, will offer customers ultra-low latency performance across the entire array of metro wave and Ethernet services that AboveNet provides in the top 15 U.S. markets.
AboveNet Chief Technology Officer, Rajiv Datta, said,
PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET) has received two “2009 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards” for their Fixed Wireless and Allworx 9224 IP Phone and Tx 92/24 Expander solutions. The awards were presented by Technology Marketing Corporation’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine.
“These solutions are truly unique in the marketplace and offer efficiency and value to businesses which other carriers simply don’t offer,” said John Chapman, senior vice president of marketing.
“We’re thankful for this recognition of the products by TMC with the Excellence Awards.”
PAETEC’s Fixed Wireless utilizes carrier-grade microwave equipment and consultative engineering to build reliable ‘last-mile’ access loops between a customer network and a local PAETEC point of presence. Wireless local loops can be provisioned at DS-3, OC-3, Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and support the complete range of voice and IP services in the PAETEC portfolio.
The 9224 from Allworx, a wholly owned subsidiary of PAETEC, is a premier high-fidelity IP phone bringing the latest advancements in IP telephony to today’s business leaders. The 9224 phone has the capability to deliver a multitude of call appearances, line appearances, speed dials, busy lamp fields and an array of other functions. Earlier in September, PAETEC announced the IP Simple Solutions bundle, leveraging the company’s award winning SIP Trunking voice service, High-Speed Internet, MPLS VPN as well as the 9224 phone and IP PBX.
“The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY were pleased to grant PAETEC with INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards for their achievements in advancing IP communications and providing genuine solutions in the marketplace with both Fixed Wireless and the Allworx 9224 Phone and Expander solutions,” said Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director of INTERNET TELEPHONY.
The 2009 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award winners are published in the October 2009 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, www.itmag.com.
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has signed the European Union
MegaPath has extended the reach of its Business Ethernet service (Ethernet over Copper) throughout 32 markets and over 300 central offices. The Company has also added 3.0 and 5.0 megabits per second (Mbps) options, delivering cost-effective, scalable connectivity for small-to-medium sized businesses. Business Ethernet gives companies the ability to support bandwidth intensive applications and transfer multimedia content and large data files between locations and remote workers.
In March 2009, Dennemeyer & Co, LLC an intellectual property management services, software and consulting company, upgraded its MegaPath T1 service to Business Ethernet. Since the upgrade, Dennemeyer has seen improved performance for its offices across the country and increased reliability for data intensive applications. The end result is increased productivity for Dennemeyer
On June 22, 2009 a group of mostly regional telecom carriers formed a new coalition called NoChokePoints. They are on a mission to get the FCC to reform the fee structure for special access to the large bandwidth pipes mostly owned by incumbent carriers as AT&T and Verizon.
According to NoChokePoints, companies like AT&T and Verizon have misused their powerful presense in large markets by “demanding outrages prices, because they can”.
Maura Corbett, spokeswoman for the NoChokePoints coallition said “Releasing the broadband economy from the chokehold these huge phone companies have on the special access market will be a catalyst for innovation and investment in the broadband marketplace, something we desperately need.
XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) announced today that it is the recipient of the 2009 U.S. Emerging Company of the Year award in the MPLS/IP VPN Services Market category by Frost & Sullivan, a leading research and consulting firm.
The award commends XO Communications for its early and strategic investment in Ethernet over Copper technologies. XO Communications