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2014-03-21 12:26:15

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cogent Communications Group, Inc. CEO Dave Schaeffer offered to resolve the impasse between Cogent and major telephone and cable companies (Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, and Time Warner Cable) over upgrading the connections necessary to exchange Internet traffic, including streaming video traffic like Netflix, by paying the capital cost required for these companies to upgrade the connections (as well as Cogent's own costs) to ensure...

2014-01-28 12:32:03

Expansion offers competitive pricing and enhanced bandwidth options for customers GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, an industry-leading network provider in the Midwest, today announced that it is expanding its network access footprint by lighting fiber in 52 Central Offices (COs) in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana. "We continue to see increasing demand for on-net services throughout these regions and expect demand to only grow in 2014," said Kirk Dombek,...

2014-01-20 12:28:06

HONOLULU, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra Global has increased its global Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network reach in Western Europe and American Midwest with the launch of new Points-of-Presence (PoPs) in Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam and Chicago. Bernadette Noujaim Baldwin, Telstra Global's Head of Connectivity and Platforms Portfolio said the addition of these latest sites provide customers with access to more than 1,900 PoPs worldwide across more than 230...

2014-01-16 04:21:16

BRUSSELS, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Electric Internet Services chooses BICS Pan European Network (PEN) 2.0 to expand global Internet backbone BICS, a global provider of wholesale carrier services, has announced Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has signed an agreement to use the BICS Pan European Network (PEN) 2.0 network to connect major European cities. BICS' 100 Gigabit Ethernet...

2014-01-10 12:26:42

Fastest fiber optic network connection between New Jersey and Chicago now available at Mahwah RIDGELAND, Miss., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spread Networks opened a point of presence this month at the NYSE Euronext datacenter in Mahwah, NJ. By adding this key financial data center to its best in class fiber optic network, Spread is now able to offer the lowest-latency fiber optic connection between NYSE Euronext markets and all major Chicago exchanges. Wavelengths on the Mahwah...

2013-12-10 08:37:10

Upgrade Eliminates Need for Chicago Backhauls, Cuts Latency to 4-5ms GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, an industry-leading network and cloud hosting provider, today announced the installation of two state-of-the-art Cisco ASR9000 core routers in its Madison, Wis. data center.  The upgrade, slated to be completed by January 2014, will create a dynamic network hub in Madison that will greatly improve overall efficiency of regional data traffic over the US Signal...

2013-12-04 08:34:57

Double-Digit Growth for Core Router Market Expected in 2014 REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a newly published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, the Service Provider Core Router market grew by seven percent in the third quarter of 2013 versus the year-ago period. After almost two years of year-over-year declines, this second consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth...

2013-12-02 08:37:55

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 2nd, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- XKL, LLC., a leading-edge provider of enterprise fiber optic networking systems, today announces that it will work with Telx to provide 100G connectivity between the Westin carrier hotel in downtown Seattle, and Telx's new Enterprise class data center in Tukwila, WA. "There seems to be no end to the demand for interconnection", states Buddy Wilson, XKL's Director of Marketing and Sales. "But as key carrier hotels are finding...

2013-11-26 08:32:26

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra Global today announced it will deliver additional capacity on the UNITY cable route by adding new 100 Gigabit per second submarine cable technology. UNITY is a key Trans-Pacific route for Telstra Global to service customers in and out of the Asia Pacific region and will form one of the core routes for its transmission and IP backbone worldwide. The new 100G technology provides the scalability and diversity to meet the increasing...

2013-11-06 23:02:10

LiveAir Networks pre-signing consumers for 100% fiber-to-the-home service with up to 1Gbps Smithville, TX (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 LiveAir Networks, one of Central Texas’ most dynamic fiber and microwave network operators, today said their 100% fiber to the home network featuring the fastest Internet available in Bastrop and Fayette Counties will be lit in the month of December. The initial deployment will be in both cities based on consumer demand. In December, consumers will not...