Metro Ethernet

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

By | 2016-04-06T12:38:42+00:00 April 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+00:00 December 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 [...]

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

By | 2015-10-19T11:18:57+00:00 October 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 [...]

RCN Business to Showcase Growing Channel Program at Cloud Partners

By | 2015-09-14T10:33:33+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Categories: Agent Program, B2B, Blogs, Brand, Brand Marketing, business collaboration, business partnership, business strategy, channel partners, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, community news, Conferences, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Event Sponsorship, Events, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, PR, RCN, RCN Business, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom media, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, is continuing to spread the word about its successful channel program. The company announces today its participation in Channel Partners’ Cloud Partners, set to take place Sept. 16 to 18 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The event will focus on everything [...]

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 [...]

RCN Business Launches Agent Program

By | 2015-03-16T10:54:12+00:00 March 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 [...]

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

By | 2013-10-30T08:30:47+00:00 October 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 [...]

Transbeam Opens Metro Ethernet Data Center in Philadelphia

By | 2013-10-10T09:00:41+00:00 October 10th, 2013|Categories: big data, Broadband, broadband connections, business ethernet, cloud, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Internet Service Providers, managed services, metro ethernet, office solutions, Telecom, Telecommunications, voice, voice and data company, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers, Wholesale Telecom, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Transbeam announced the official opening of its newest data center, located on Broad Street in Philadelphia, PA. The new data center is a Metro Ethernet facility, which gives Transbeam the ability to provide on-net Ethernet-over-Copper (EoC) and Transbeam Optical Network Service (TONS) fiber data services to customers in Eastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware, including the greater Philadelphia [...]

Zayo Obtains Metro Ethernet Forum Certification

By | 2012-06-13T09:20:09+00:00 June 13th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, Certification, colocation, Content, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo has obtained Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) MEF 9 and MEF 14 certification.  MEF certification is only awarded following high marks on sets of tests regarding service functionality and service performance. These tests were conducted on live services across the Zayo network to ensure MEF standards were universally met. MEF 9 certification validates end-to-end service delivery [...]

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