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"Accessibility to fiber-based business services in the U.S. nearly quadrupled between 2004 and 2014, with hundreds of thousands of sites newly fiber-connected during this time period."

Rosemary Cochran, Principal

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NEWSFlash June 2015

June 9, 2015

In this NEWSFlash:
> Emerging SDN/NFV Market Serves Up Challenges For Carrier Ethernet Providers
> Differentiating Your Wholesale Ethernet Services in a Changing Market
> Rural Broadband: The Need, the Numbers, and Emerging Technology
> Vertical Blog - One Two Three, That's How Network's Meant to Be
> Vertical in the News – What our analysts are saying…
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One Two Three – That’s How Network’s Meant to Be

May 6, 2015

NetEvents 2015 Cloud innovation Summit -
Transcript from "One Two Three - That's How Network's Meant to Be ..."

> Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group
> Paul McCluskey Director of Business Development, CENX
> Jeff Baher Senior Director for NFV Solutions, Dell Networking
> Kevin Vachon Chief Operating Officer, MEF
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NEWSFlash April 2015

April 13, 2015

In this NEWSFlash:
> Business Fiber Penetration Hits 42.5% in U.S.
> Events – NetEvents Global Cloud Innovation Summit, MEF GEN14 Conference
> Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs – Year-End 2014
> Vertical Blog – SDV/NFV – When?
> Vertical in the News – What our analysts are saying…
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SDN/NFV – When?

April 2, 2015

There is a lot at stake as the potential of virtualized services unfolds for network providers with Carrier Ethernet, IP VPN and hybrid Layer2/Layer services. What's the current status of their SDN/NFV deployments for 2015 and beyond?

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In The News: 2014 Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs

March 25, 2015

    • Vertical Systems Group’s Market Segment Ethernet LEADERBOARDS Show How MSOs, CLECs & ILECS Compete, Co-Exist
      Carrier Ethernet News

    • Level 3’s Storey says incumbents’ wireless focus gives it more enterprise opportunities
      Fierce Telecom

    • Cable Continues to Thrive in Carrier Ethernet Segment

    • Comcast Business Sets Ethernet Pace
      Multichannel News Go to Article

    • Verizon Dips From Second To Third Place On Vertical Systems Group's 2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD
      Carrier Ethernet News

    • Comcast Business Named Fastest Growing Ethernet Provider on Vertical Systems Group’s Year-End 2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD

    • The Fasted Growing Ethernet Provider Two Years Running

    • Level 3's tw telecom acquisition helps it surpass Verizon in Ethernet race
      Fierce Telecom

    • AT&T Leads, But Level 3 Passes Verizon in Ethernet Share
      Channel Partners

    • Level 3 vaults to 2nd place on Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard

    • Vertical Systems: U.S. Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard
      Converge Digest

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Business Fiber Penetration Hits 42.5% in U.S.


Boom in fiber buildouts continues with steady growth from 10.9% in 2004

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Carrier Ethernet Services: 3+ Million Ports Worldwide by 2018


Cumulative global opportunity for retail services exceeds $200 billion

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2014 Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD


Global Provider LEADERBOARD share results in rank order: Orange Business (France), BT Global Services (U.K.), Verizon (U.S.), Colt (U.K.), AT&T (U.S.), Level 3 (U.S.) and NTT (Japan).

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2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD


U.S. LEADERBOARD share results in rank order: AT&T, Level 3, Verizon, CenturyLink, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox, and XO.

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