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It’s Official! Cleareon Acquires Pangaea Networks

By |2016-10-20T16:41:34-04:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cleareon Fiber Networks, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, Ethernet, fiber, jsa blog, JSA Clients, metro ethernet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Acquisition creates a powerful new option for service providers and enterprises seeking fast, flexible, secure connectivity in NYC metro area Cliff Kane, Co-CEO, Cleareon Another notable day in telecom history! We are excited to announce that Cleareon, a New York City-based provider of Dark Fiber networks and Lit services, has acquired Pangaea Networks, a [...]

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 Has Nice Touch

By |2016-04-06T14:15:01-04:00April 6th, 2016|Categories: Agent Program, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, channel partners, cloud, Connectivity, Content Delivery, content delivery network, customer service solutions, customer win, dark fiber, data, Dedicated Internet Access, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Government, healthcare, High Speed Internet, higher education, Hosted Voice, hosting, Internet, Internet of Everything, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IoT, IP Exchange, IP-based video, IPTV, IT, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro ethernet, Network, network route, Network Solutions, PR, RCN, RCN Business, service providers, SMB, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom reseller, Telecommunications, Video, Video Conferencing, Video On Demand, video streaming, voice, voice and data company, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business announced today that Nice Touch Communications (NTC), a global technology consulting firm, has joined its Agent Program. NTC will now have the ability to leverage RCN’s full suite of data, video and voice services and gain access to RCN’s 6,200 fiber miles across five major markets. NTC boasts 18 years in the industry and specializes [...]

MRV Joins NTCA, The Rural Broadband Association, to Bridge Digital Divide

By |2016-04-06T12:38:42-04:00April 6th, 2016|Categories: 100G, B2B, enterprise, IT, metro ethernet, MRV, MRV Communications, Network Solutions, rural areas, SMB, Technology, telecom industry blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association, the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America, has a new member. MRV Communications ™, Inc. announced today they recently joined NTCA and look forward to working together to drive economic development within rural America. MRV has the [...]

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 [...]

RCN Business Upgrades Its Ethernet Network to 100 Gigabits

By |2015-11-30T11:28:12-04:00November 30th, 2015|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, Content, Content Delivery, data, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Financial, Government, healthcare, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, MEF 2.0 compliant, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network growth, network upgrade, PR, RCN, RCN Business, SMB, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom media, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Video, voice, voice and data company|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today the upgrade of its Ethernet network backbone to include 100 Gigabit per second links. Offering scalable bandwidth capabilities across its carrier-grade fiber-optic network infrastructure, RCN Business can now deploy Ethernet services from 3Mbps to 100Gbps. As an MEF CE (Carrier Ethernet) [...]

MRV’s OptiSwitch® Empowers Lightower Fiber Networks to Streamline Carrier Ethernet Service Deployment

By |2015-10-19T11:18:57-04:00October 19th, 2015|Categories: Application, B2B, business ethernet, business partnership, Lightower, metro ethernet, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its footprint of MRV’s OptiSwitch® Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service demarcation and first mile aggregation platform. This was done to support an increased number of fiber connections and bandwidth-rich services as Lightower grows its service footprint. Lightower utilizes the OptiSwitch platform at the customer premises for [...]

See You in San Fran – MRV Is Headed to Comptel Plus

By |2015-10-14T13:01:11-04:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: 100G, B2B, business strategy, c-level, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, education, Effective Business Solutions, Ethernet, Events, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, marketing strategy, metro ethernet, MRV, Network Function Virtualization, NFV, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The who's who of the telecommunications industry will descend on San Francisco next week for COMPTEL PLUS. So, of course, you will be able to find MRV Communications ™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) there. The global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions will be at the event Oct. 18 to 21 discussing its innovative packet and optical metro solutions. [...]

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 [...]

GEN15 Surpasses 40 Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By |2015-04-28T09:51:11-04:00April 28th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, business partnership, carrier, community news, Conferences, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, data, Data Center, enterprise, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Low-Latency Network, managed services, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobile, network operators, NGN Online News, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SaaS, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Technology, technology trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MEF announces growing sponsorship support for the global GEN15 conference (www.gen15.com) being held on 16-19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the Host Operator Sponsor for this year’s event. Other newly announced GEN15 sponsors are Platinum Sponsor Verizon; Gold Sponsors Alcatel-Lucent and Oracle Communications; Silver Sponsors PLDT, Infinera, and Raisecom; and [...]

Reach Over 1,250 Networking Professionals: Sponsor GEN15

By |2015-03-16T15:03:03-04:00March 16th, 2015|Categories: business ethernet, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, Conferences, Connectivity, Content, data, economy, Ethernet, Events, Financial, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Meetings, MEF 2.0 compliant, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, network equipment, network operators|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The GEN15 (www.gen15.com) Early Bird Sponsor deadline is 31 March. Don’t miss the opportunity to save 15% on sponsor packages and 10% on additional sponsorship options! With a target audience of 1250+ attendees, GEN15 is the global gathering of networking professionals enabling the future of agile, assured, and orchestrated services powered by Carrier Ethernet 2.0, LSO [...]

RCN Business Launches Agent Program

By |2015-03-16T10:54:12-04:00March 16th, 2015|Categories: channel partners, Ethernet, Internet, IT, metro ethernet, RCN, RCN Business, SIP, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it has launched an agent program designed to provide select national and regional telecom agents and systems integrators with the resources and support to sell RCN’s portfolio of IP-based data and voice communications services to enterprise and small- and medium-sized [...]

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 [...]

WireIE Supports CIOs – Driving Networks for Innovation

By |2014-11-11T11:03:26-04:00November 11th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, business strategy, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, MEF 2.0 compliant, metro ethernet, Network, network provider, Oil and Gas, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On any given day, the CIO must be a technology leader, business leader and operations leader. On most days, the CIO plays ALL of these roles and more, including Chief Innovation Officer for a leadership and employee base that looks to technology as the way to transform the company and deliver competitive advantage. Later this week, [...]

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 Business Launches Network Services in Empire State Building

By |2014-09-03T09:05:44-04:00September 3rd, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier ethernet, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, Internet Service Providers, MEF 2.0 compliant, metro ethernet, Network, Optical Networking, RCN Business, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business has launched business network services in the Empire State Building (ESB) at 350 Fifth Avenue in New York City. With this new service in the building, businesses will have access to the entire RCN Business suite of services, including high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN. [...]