NOC Importance Grows as Carriers Shift to All IP Networks

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As broadband carriers continue down the path to all IP networks, the importance of network operations centers (NOCs) grows. Reaching optimal performance for IP networks is critical as applications like video and the IoT require low latency and high performance, and NOCs give broadband carriers...Learn More

Evolution Digital Inks IP VOD Distribution Deal with NCTC

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Centennial, Colorado — July 19, 2016–Evolution Digital today announced that it reached a deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) to distribute its eVUE-TV™ IP Video on Demand service to NCTC member operators. Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV delivers thousands of hours of top-rated movies and...Learn More

Traditional Phone Service Phase Out Rules Adopted by FCC with Demanding Requirements

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After years of debate, the telecom industry’s technology transition is finally underway, dictating a traditional phone service phase out plan. The commission today voted to adopt rules designed to transition “switched access” service in FCC parlance to more modern technology. In establishing new rules, however,...Learn More

Zayo Launches New DDoS Mitigation Service

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Boulder, Colorado — June 16, 2016 — Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO), the global leader in Communications Infrastructure, introduced a new Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation solution. The service provides managed re-routing of impacted traffic to one of the company’s global scrubbing centers,...Learn More

Windstream, 365 Data Centers Deal Highlights Tier 2 and 3 Opportunities

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A Windstream, 365 Data Centers deal announced today will give customers of 365 Data Centers the ability to connect to the data centers using Windstream’s national DWDM, Ethernet and IP networks. 365 Data Centers operates 14 facilities in tier 2 markets, and according to today’s...Learn More

Cisco Forecast: 3.4 Devices Connected to the Internet Per Person by 2020

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Worldwide there will be 3.4 devices connected to the Internet per person by 2020, according to the 11th annual update of the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI), which was released yesterday. More than 1 billion people and 10 billion new devices will be connected to...Learn More

WOW! Selects Evolution Digital for IP Video Platform

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 7, 2016 – Evolution Digital today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with WOW! Internet, Broadband and Cable to deploy Evolution Digital’s newly developed eVUE-TV™ IP video solution. Through eVUE-TV, WOW! customers will be able to choose from thousands of...Learn More

MCTV Selects Amino for Devices to Support IP Transition

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31 May 2016 — Amino Communications, a global leader in hybrid TV device and cloud solutions, has secured a new contract to provide TV devices and its Engage™ service assurance software to North American service provider MCTV. Founded in 1965, and based in Massillon, Ohio,...Learn More

XO Launches IP Security Offering

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April 06, 2016 — HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XO Communications (XO), in conjunction with BAE Systems and Fortinet, Inc., is launching a new managed premises-based solution called XO Site Security. The new product shields business networks from a wide range of cybersecurity threats and enables XO customers...Learn More

Level 3 Adds Microsoft Office 365 to its Cloud Connect Solutions Ecosystem

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BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Enterprises seeking to connect to Microsoft Office 365 via Azure ExpressRoute for their productivity, collaboration and storage needs can now do so through Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT). Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions and Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute...Learn More

IHS: North American Enterprise Telecom and UC Market Up 6%

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The global market for enterprise telephony and unified communications (UC) dropped  5% between 4Q2014 and 4Q2015, according to a new research note from IHS Technology. But the North American enterprise telecom and UC market was up 6%, researchers said. Total market revenue for 2015 amounted...Learn More

Lumos Wins Regional Community Services WAN Deal

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Waynesboro, Virginia — March 15th, 2016 –Lumos Networks Corp. (“Lumos Networks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based provider of data, voice and IP-based telecommunication services in the Mid-Atlantic region, announces the continued strengthening of its relationship with DePaul Community Resources, a provider of...Learn More