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WireIE Unveils New Partnership to Enhance Broadband Services for Canada’s Indigenous

By | 2018-05-16T16:33:39+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, Canada, Ethernet, High Speed Internet, Internet, IPTV, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobile broadband connectivity, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, WireIE, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Frontline’s IPTV solution chosen by WireIE to deploy in underserved markets One of Canada’s premier wholesale network operators announced a new partnership designed to significantly enhance and improve broadband services for Indigenous communities across the country. WireIE, a Canadian industry leader in delivering secure, high-availability networks in rural and remote regions, is teaming up with Frontline 360 [...]

WireIE and W Dusk Energy Group Bringing Green Broadband to Underserved Markets

By | 2018-03-16T20:40:50+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, Canada, carrier ethernet, economy, Ethernet, fiber, General, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, low latency, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, mission critical, network operators, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, WireIE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadian network operator leveraging alternative energy to enhance service assurance For over a decade, WireIE’s CEO Rob Barlow has been working to alleviate the many socio-economic disadvantages that underserved communities without broadband connections in Canada face. Similarly, David Isaac, the founder of W Dusk Energy Group, has been focused on bringing reliable, sustainable energy solutions to [...]

WireIE Riding a Wave of Success – JSA TV Spotlight at PTC’18

By | 2018-02-20T17:17:46+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: CAD, carrier ethernet, fiber, General, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, JSA TV, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, mission critical, network operators, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, WireIE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WireIE CEO Rob Barlow Shares Direction for 2018 with Jaymie Scotto Cutaia At PTC’18, one of the most important telecommunications events for the Pacific Rim, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia met up with Rob Barlow, the CEO of Canadian network operator WireIE, to discuss the company’s latest developments and where it is headed for the rest of 2018. [...]

MRV Launched Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet Access Device with Software-enabled Scalability

By | 2016-05-05T15:24:17+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: 100G, Application, B2B, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, enterprise, Ethernet, JSA Clients, low latency, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network equipment, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, packet services, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™ announced today the launch of the OptiSwitch® OS-V Series.  The OS-V is its next generation portfolio of modular and compact, MEF CE 2.0 Certified 1GbE and 10GbE Carrier Ethernet access devices.  MRV’s OS-V series is delivered in two platforms; the OS-V8 fixed configuration platform and the OS-V20 modular platform, which has two expansion slots engineered [...]

RCN Business Upgrades Its Ethernet Network to 100 Gigabits

By | 2015-11-30T11:28:12+00:00 November 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) [...]

MEF To Host Industry’s First LSO Hackathon At GEN15

By | 2015-09-17T15:24:40+00:00 September 17th, 2015|Categories: Application Program Interfaces, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, network equipment, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, service providers, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

More exciting news for the upcoming event, GEN15. The MEF announces today that it will host the industry’s first LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration) Hackathon at the global GEN15 conference being held on 16-19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Supported by Cisco DevNet, the LSO Hackathon will bring together Open Source community developers and Carrier [...]

MEF’s GEN15 Event Reaches Milestone Of 50 Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By | 2015-09-04T18:12:30+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Categories: jsa blog, Metro Ethernet Forum, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More excited news for the upcoming GEN15 event this week.  The MEF is pleased to announce that 50 companies thus far have lined up to sponsor 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. Newly announced [...]

MEF Announces 23 Media Partners For GEN15 Networking Event

By | 2015-09-03T18:31:39+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Event Sponsorship, Events, Metro Ethernet Forum, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , |

The MEF is pleased to announce that 23 media partner organizations from North America, Asia, Europe, and Latin America have lined up to support the global GEN15 networking conference (www.gen15.com) being held during 16 - 19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. With a target audience of 1,250+ attendees from 325+ organizations, GEN15 [...]

GEN15 Surpasses 40 Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By | 2015-04-28T09:51:11+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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 [...]

MEF’s GEN15 Launches With Over 30 Initial Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By | 2015-02-20T11:26:10+00:00 February 20th, 2015|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Broadband, business ethernet, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, community news, Conferences, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, enterprise, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobility, Network, network equipment, Optical Transport, Tech Awards, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MEF is pleased to announce the first set of participating sponsors at the industry-wide GEN15 conference being held on November 16-19, 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. With a target audience exceeding 1,250 attendees from 325+ companies, GEN15 (www.gen15.com) is the must-attend annual networking event for executives and other senior professionals involved in the [...]

115+ Ethernet, SDN, NFV, Optical & Cloud Expert Speakers Lining Up For GEN14 Event In November

By | 2014-10-07T07:34:34+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Categories: business collaboration, c-level, Conferences, Connectivity, Content, Data Center, economy, education, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, Financial, healthcare, interconnection, Internet, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, metro market, Network|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The MEF is pleased to announce that it is on pace to assemble a world-class line-up of more than 115 Carrier Ethernet, SDN, NFV, optical networking, and cloud service expert speakers at the Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (www.gen14.com) conference that will be held on 17-20 November at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. 90 service & [...]

CEO of WireIE, Rob Barlow, Sits Down with JSA TV

By | 2014-09-24T11:57:17+00:00 September 24th, 2014|Categories: business questions, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, community news, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, General, hybrid, Internet, JSA Clients, JSA TV, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, Oil and Gas|

Rob Barlow, CEO and President of WireIE, recently sat down with JSA TV to discuss the latest company happenings. In this JSA TV interview, Rob outlines WireIE’s plans for unleashing the potential in underserved markets throughout North America. The interview highlights the importance of MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification and celebrates WireIE as the only network [...]

MEF’s Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) Event Builds Momentum With 11 New Sponsors

By | 2014-04-24T08:15:58+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Categories: c-level, Connectivity, Content, enterprise, Ethernet, European Service Provider, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Meetings, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The MEF is pleased to announce growing sponsor support for the industry-wide Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) conference being held on November 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord National in Washington, D.C. Several dozen leading global, national, and regional service providers, network technology and management solution providers, training companies, testing firms, and other organizations have lined up [...]

RCN Business Earns MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

By | 2014-04-08T09:13:18+00:00 April 8th, 2014|Categories: business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, Ethernet, High Speed Internet, JSA Clients, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, Mobile backhaul, RCN Business, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions, announces today that it has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification. Achieving MEF CE 2.0 certification indicates the ability of a communications provider to deliver today’s most advanced Ethernet services. Carriers that have achieved CE 2.0 [...]

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