Comcast Business announced it will spend $350,000 to roll out a fiber network to the Meyers Business Park in Chino, Calif. Comcast will install more than three and a half miles of fiber through underground conduit and aerial poles from existing lines to the business park and its 166 business residents.
Wave Broadband launched fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service to NEMA, a building with 750 units in San Francisco, on June 11. Wave's service, which offers symmetrical speeds, will cost $100 for 1 Gbps or $80 for 100 Mbps.
The IEEE has proposed a new standard that the organization says will result in significantly higher Ethernet speeds over category 5e and category 6 cabling. The standard is expected to be ratified in 2016 or 2017.
Time Warner Cable remains the top cable MSO providing Ethernet services to small to medium businesses and large business customers, according to Vertical Systems Group's 2014 Cable MSO Ethernet Leaderboard.
Comcast Business is leveraging the expanded capabilities of its Ethernet fiber networks to deliver up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps) broadband throughput to underserved commercial areas in Kent, Wash., and 400 Mbps to a boutique hotel in Livermore, Calif.
Alcatel-Lucent notched up another deal for its IP technology by securing a contract to help resolve the backhaul requirements of the highly regarded Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo, which operates in one of the world's most advanced mobile communications markets.
Comcast said Thursday that it signed a wide-ranging contract with the San Francisco 49ers which will see it provide free Wi-Fi access during NFL games and concerts, a 10-Gig Ethernet connection and a cloud-based voice and unified communications service for employees.
PALO ALTO, Calif.--CENX launched its Ethernet Lifecycle Manager solution with a multimillion-dollar order from a Tier 1 service provider, which will use the platform across its 4G mobile backhaul network.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at competition that top Ethernet service providers AT&T and Verizon face from tw telecom, Cox Communications and other providers.
Cox Communications said Wednesday that it agreed to buy Tulsa, Okla.-based commercial triple-play provider EasyTEL Communications.