Ethernet Private Line (EPL)

The RCN Business Fiber-Rich Network Now Available in 165 Halsey Street

By |2016-12-12T16:06:45-04:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business ethernet, business expansion, business partnership, carrier, commercial real estate, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, Hosted Voice, Managed Security, network growth, network provider, network route, RCN Business, tech, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With yet another major network expansion, RCN Business adds 165 Halsey to its growing list of data centers and carrier hotels. Located in Newark, NJ, 165 Halsey Street owns and operates 1.2 million square feet of carrier-neutral SSAE-16 certified data center space giving carriers, enterprises and service providers access to cost-effective space, power and interconnection services. The [...]

Lightower Fiber Networks Expands Across Staten Island

By |2016-06-15T08:33:32-04:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, business expansion, dark fiber, data, data network services, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Internet, Lightower, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro ethernet, Network, network congestion, network equipment, network growth, Technology, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks just expanded its all-fiber network throughout Staten Island. The expansion will serve hundreds of new locations in the borough and also creates a new, shorter path around Manhattan from New Jersey to points north and east of New York. Avoiding Manhattan entirely, this new shorter route is perfect for businesses wanting to reduce [...]

RCN Business Bolsters Capabilities In New Jersey for Channel Partners

By |2016-03-15T10:24:04-04:00March 15th, 2016|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business ethernet, business expansion, business strategy, channel partners, data, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, Internet, IT, lit fiber, Technology, Telecom, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Through its expanded partnership with Cross River Fiber, RCN Business bolsters IT options for its channel partners throughout New Jersey. Leveraging Cross River Fiber’s dense fiber network, RCN Business agents will have the ability to sell Ethernet services up to 10Gbps and voice products, including next-generation Hosted Voice and Business Trunks. The partnership also provides access [...]

Citynet, the IT Brand of Hall AG, Extends Network with MRV’s Newest Equipment

By |2015-12-07T09:23:26-04:00December 7th, 2015|Categories: architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business partnership, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IT, metro ethernet, metro market, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, partnerships, shared IT, SMB, Technology, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today the expansion of its longstanding partnership with Citynet, a regional carrier network in Austria. Citynet serves the Inn Valley’s large enterprise and many residential customers, as well as many mountain ski resorts and lift infrastructure. Citynet also provides DSL, dedicated fiber, VPN, IP TV and Cloud Services [...]

Connecting the College Campus: FirstLight Fiber’s Services Enhance Hudson Valley Community College

By |2015-05-05T10:07:20-04:00May 5th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, business ethernet, Connectivity, dark fiber, education, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, metro ethernet, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

To address its growing bandwidth needs, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC), the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, has opted for FirstLight’s fiber-based Internet and Ethernet Private Line (EPL) services. FirstLight provides Internet connectivity to HVCC’s 120-acre main campus, while its Ethernet service provides dedicated, point-to-point, scalable connectivity from [...]

RCN Helps Future Proof Your Company with the Gold Standard

By |2015-03-10T14:27:24-04:00March 9th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Big Data connectivity, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, High Speed Internet, higher education, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IP Solutions, IP transit, metro ethernet, Network, SMB, Technology, Telecom, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Demand for business Ethernet is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. So what is spurring this growth and why are businesses eager to leverage Ethernet within their telecom infrastructures? The benefits are many and RCN Business’ new Ethernet eBook explores the options and how companies across many verticals are using it within their communications. Recognized since the [...]

XKL DarkStar DWDM Appliances Help Drive Enterprise Cloud and Data Center Interconnects

By |2015-02-25T08:29:01-04:00February 25th, 2015|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, Blogs, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cloud, Cloud service provider, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center design, data center news, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, High Speed Internet, higher education, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Releases the First High Capacity DWDM Solution for the Enterprise – in a 1RU Appliance XKL LLC announced today that its new DarkStar DWDM appliance solutions are driving significant adoption of 10G and 100G cloud and data center interconnects. DarkStar DWDM appliances are resonating with customers and DWDM appliance sales were XKL’s strongest-growing product area in 4Q2014. [...]

RCN Business Sponsors Race Benefiting Cancer Research

By |2014-09-19T08:21:10-04:00September 19th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband connections, business collaboration, business ethernet, Connectivity, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Event Sponsorship, Events, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, internet traffic, IP Solutions, IP transit, metro ethernet, RCN Business, Telecom, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On your mark, get set for the Sprint Four the Cure race to be held September 20th in Washington DC. The 5K race starts at the Four Seasons Hotel with runners and walkers gathering together to take action against cancer. As a sponsor of the 34th annual race, RCN Business joins the community in raising awareness [...]

RCN Examines the Explosion of Ethernet

By |2014-08-01T17:00:07-04:00August 1st, 2014|Categories: analysts, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business ethernet, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), JS&A News, JSA Clients, metro ethernet, RCN Business, SMB, Technology, Telecom, Telecom Careers, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

* Note - this is the second in a series of three blogs from RCN and TNN examining the Top Three Trends Transforming Business Communications.  According to Cisco Visual Networking Index, business IP traffic is expected to triple between 2012 and 2017. What does this mean for you? Ethernet services are enabling mid-sized businesses, with two or more [...]

Mammoth Networks Responds to Customer Demand with Expansion to Dallas

By |2014-05-01T12:28:17-04:00May 1st, 2014|Categories: Broadband, business ethernet, cloud, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), fiber, metro ethernet, SMB, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Company ventures outside of traditional Rocky Mountain region to ring Dallas into their network   Mammoth Networks announced that it has begun building-out a Dallas-based Point-of-Presence (POP). The Dallas POP is being built to address increasing customer demand for big-bandwidth and Ethernet-based data services throughout the Southwest. RealLinx, a Texas-based provider of multi-site managed IT, voice, broadband, [...]

Transbeam Unveils Groundbreaking 4G/LTE Wireless Backup Service

By |2014-02-26T10:24:56-04:00February 26th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, business ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, channel partners, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, Conferences, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), fiber, Global Telecommunications, internet security, Internet Service Providers, metro ethernet, Telecom, Telecommunications, voice, voice and data company, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, wireless, Wireless backhaul, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Company is first managed services provider to offer true nationwide Layer 2 wireless backup solution, eliminating IP failover complications inherent in terrestrial solutions Transbeam announced the launch of, Transbeam 4G/LTE Wireless Backup, the company’s first of a kind wireless network backup solution. Transbeam 4G/LTE utilizes 4G/LTE wireless infrastructure to seamlessly connect an underlying wireless providers’ network to [...]

Save the Date! MEF Launches Global Ethernet Networking Event

By |2013-12-09T09:14:49-04:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: business ethernet, c-level, cable, carrier, carrier ethernet, carrier-neutral, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Conferences, dark fiber, Data Center, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Event Sponsorship, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, IT, JSA Events, Media, Meetings, metro ethernet, mobile, Mobile backhaul, mobile broadband connectivity, mobile broadband data services, mobile broadband services, partnerships, Software Defined Networking, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom networking event, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) announces the launch of its Global Ethernet Networking (GEN14) conference, taking place November 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. The must-attend event is for senior professionals involved in the Carrier Ethernet (CE) services & technology industry consisting of retail, wholesale, and mobile service providers; data center providers; cloud service [...]

WireIE Meets Highest Global Standards for Carrier Ethernet Services

By |2013-11-19T12:54:10-04:00November 19th, 2013|Categories: business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, Certification, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro ethernet, Oil and Gas, rural areas, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

WireIE announces today that it has earned the industry’s highest level of certification for the design and delivery of Carrier Ethernet networks.  The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), the international defining body for Carrier Ethernet, issues the MEF CE 2.0 certification to organizations that pass rigorous testing processes.  MEF CE 2.0 is the world’s most advanced and [...]

New, State-of-the-Art Cidery Relies on FirstLight for Metro Ethernet and Internet Service

By |2013-10-30T08:30:47-04:00October 30th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Connectivity, Effective Business Solutions, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Internet, metro ethernet, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that it will provide The Vermont Hard Cider Company, maker of Woodchuck Hard Cider, with Ethernet and Internet services to support the company’s growing data requirements. The Vermont Hard Cider is the leading producer of hard cider in the U.S. and has grown out of its facility in Middlebury, Vermont. The company’s [...]