Windstream Expands Metro Fiber Network in Richmond

Windstream,  a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a major expansion of its advanced metro fiber network in the Richmond area. Windstream’s expansion will provide the area’s growing business community with world-class fiber and fixed-wireless infrastructure that connects even more local data centers…

Cross River Fiber Plans Network Expansion

New Jersey-based fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, Cross River Fiber announces its plans to expand its network. The company will construct around 80 kilometers of fiber optic network as part of the expansion program. Cross River Fiber already boasts a dense fiber network throughout…

Syringa Networks Earns MEF Certification for Carrier Ethernet

Syringa Networks, a regional provider of custom network solutions, announced today that it has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification. MEF CE 2.0 certification is recognition of Syringa Networks’ ability to deliver today’s most advanced Ethernet services. Syringa Networks maintains…

UPN Partners with Nebraska Christian College for Fiber Connectivity

Partnership Provides High-Speed, Fiber-Optic Solution for the College Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks, announced today a continued partnership with Nebraska Christian College. The long-time customer of UPN recently upgraded their services to include high-speed Internet connectivity for their…

GVTC Selects Lightriver and Ciena for High-Speed Fiber Network

LightRiver’s Factory Built Network®, supported by Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, empowers Texas telecommunications provider with best-of-breed network upgrade, elevating its capabilities and offerings to end-users LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, announces today that GVTC Communications, a full-service telecommunications…

Tower Cloud Brings Connectivity to Valdosta Businesses

Valdosta-based CJB Industries, Inc. has combined chemical manufacturing excellence with exceptional customer service as its formula for success for nearly two decades. So when phone and data connections between the company’s headquarters and manufacturing facilities began to consistently falter, corporate executives knew it wouldn’t be…

NGN Upgrades North Georgia Fiber Networks to 100Gbps

NGN, a member-owned cooperative operating over 1,600 miles of fiber optic infrastructure in North Georgia, announces the addition of 100 Gigabits of capacity across its core fiber optic network. This new capacity on its Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) network, increases capabilities for the broadband…

Consolidated Communications to Acquire CTC and BBS

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Champaign Telephone Company (CTC) and its sister company, Big Broadband Services (BBS), a private business communications provider in the Champaign-Urbana, Ill. area. “We are excited to welcome CTC customers to…

Alcatel-Lucent Becomes Preferred Vendor for SiFi Networks’ FiberCities

Alcatel-Lucent’s technology and managed services enhance SiFi Networks’ offer of funding, building and operating world-class fiber networks to US communities Alcatel-Lucent has been approved by fiber optics network provider SiFi Networks as its preferred vendor for providing equipment and ongoing network operations services to its…

Corenet and Empower Enter into Partnership

Corenet Oy and Empower Oy have signed a partnership agreement regarding field service and maintenance operations. Corenet’s maintenance technicians will be transferred to Empower’s employment as of 1 September 2014. In future, Empower will be providing service and maintenance operations for Corenet while acting as…