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2008-08-29 15:00:27

By Kristina Peterson After more starts and stops than a dial-up connection, ultra- high-speed broadband Internet may soon be feasible in Palo Alto. In a new business plan recently submitted to city staff, a group of companies proposed funding and constructing an open network capable of delivering cutting-edge communications, including voice, data and video services. The city council will review the plan at a study session on Monday and will direct staff later this month whether to move...

2008-08-13 15:00:15

Leading Atlanta Ethernet provider, American Fiber Systems (AFS), has been chosen by Hooters of America to provide network connectivity between their Atlanta-based headquarters and 422 remote locations, including corporate sites and restaurants across the nation. This network upgrade to AFS's Ethernet over fiber service supports Hooters's recently upgraded web-based Point of Sales system, and allows for a near real-time corporate reporting program and faster response time for their customers....

2008-07-28 12:00:25

Global Telecom & Technology has entered a strategic agreement with US-based network provider FiberLight, to provide it with high-capacity metro transport in several strategic US markets. This agreement enables Global Telecom & Technology (GTT) to offer its customers access to FiberLight's metro ring-based network. FiberLight deploys high-capacity lit and dark fiber services in eight major US metro locations, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio,...

2008-07-28 03:00:18

Javier Ogarrio at the Mexican law firm of EGAO (www.egao.com.mx) announced today that one of his multinational clients is making available 235 kilometers of fiber optic cable in Mexico to communications carriers. Mr. Ogarrio said that his client owns dark fiber optic cable running between Veracruz, Puebla, and Mexico City. Mr. Ogarrio stated that his client is in preliminary negotiations with a number of concession holders which expect to use the fiber to expand their services in the...

2008-07-24 18:00:24

Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. ("GTT"), (OTCBB:GTLT), a leading global Multi-Network Operator, announced today that it has entered a strategic agreement with U.S.-based network provider FiberLight, LLC ("FiberLight"), to provide GTT with high-capacity metro transport in several strategic U.S. markets. This agreement enables GTT to offer its customers access to FiberLight's dense metro ring-based network, providing competitive, last-mile connectivity across the United States....

2008-07-16 12:00:00

By Kristina Peterson, Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. Jul. 16--Even though it will take more than a point and click to establish an ultra-high-speed Internet broadband network in Palo Alto, residents Tuesday began celebrating a project that took nearly a decade to launch. After years of rejecting efforts deemed too risky, the city council late Monday night approved a conceptual plan to let a consortium of companies fund, build and operate a fiber network capable of delivering Internet...

2008-07-14 09:00:16

MRV COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (Nasdaq:MRVC), a leading provider of products and services for out-of-band networking, WDM and optical transport, metro Ethernet, fiber optic components, 10GE and other service aware networking products, today announced Maryland-based regional carrier Atlantech Online Inc. has chosen the LambdaDriver(R) wave-division multiplexing (WDM) system as the basis for its 300-kilometer backbone network, which delivers services to customers in the Washington D.C. area....

2008-06-17 12:00:11

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest today announced the completion of a dual entrance fiber build to Trivalent Group located at 3145 Prairie St. Grandville, MI 49418. The connection provides Trivalent Group with the ability to deliver its services across the US Signal network using US Signal's MPLS VPN and Virtual Ethernet Services products further enhancing Trivalent Group's Ethernet initiative. The...

2007-08-17 12:06:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sino Fibre Communications Corporation (OTCBB:SFBE) announced today that the Company has been given the trading symbol "SFBE." Sino Fibre CEO Matt Mecke said, "We are looking forward to trading on the NASD OTC Bulletin Board." About Sino Fibre: Sino Fibre Communications cooperates with Sino-Con Telecomm Group based in Beijing which operates a nationwide fiber optical network that stretches 32,000 kilometers and covers 156 cities along the coast and...

2007-06-04 12:00:12

MILPITAS, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers in the 30 Puerto Rican municipalities served by Choice Cable TV, based in Ponce, will soon enjoy enhanced VOD (video on demand) and multiple HDTV channels thanks in part to a newly installed backbone network featuring the "nWave" optical network, with equipment manufactured and installed by OpVista. OpVista's nWave gives Choice Cable TV a fully flexible, point-to-multipoint 40 wavelength DWDM network, which can support rapidly growing...