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Carrier Ethernet News
July 23, 2014
This week in telecom news, Verizon said it successfully completed a 100G Ethernet trial while maintaining carrier-grade performance, and the House introduced a companion bill to the Senate's Wi-Fi spectrum access bill.
November 22, 2010
Tata Communications is future proofing its global Ethernet network using Provider Backbone Bridging (PBB) in hopes of scaling up for point-to-multipoint Ethernet growth and better serving its wholesale customers.
June 30, 2010
Pressured to support rising waves of IP traffic, carriers are testing 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), optical transport and IP traffic as they build out their NGN architecture.
June 17, 2010
At a time when many service providers are scrambling to build and monetize new telecom services, peering point provider Telx has simplified interconnections for its customers' Carrier Ethernet services.
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