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  • February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    New mission for metro networks adds IP to Ethernet connections

    Operators caching content close to users and handling more mobile broadband traffic are finding that the mission of metro networks is changing enough to benefit from increased IP connections in addition to traditional Ethernet connections in ...

  • June 17, 2010 17 Jun'10

    Easier setup for Carrier Ethernet gives rise to new telecom services

    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.

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    Wholesale telecom services: Emphasize services, not access

    If Tier 1 operators want to recover the billions of dollars that wholesale telecom services units used to reel in, their approach to wholesale will have to mirror their consumer and enterprise strategies -- focus less on access and more on services.

  • December 04, 2008 04 Dec'08

    40 Gigabit Ethernet market maturing fast, with prices set to fall

    Driven by video-hungry consumers and telecoms looking to shave costs, the 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) cost-per-bit is likely to drop below the 10 GbE cost, giving the technology a quick boost toward going mainstream.

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