“During the first half of 2014, more new Ethernet customer ports were installed than during any previous corresponding period.”
Rick Malone, Principal
LEADERBOARD (in rank order) :
AT&T, Verizon, tw telecom, CenturyLink, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox, Level 3 and XO.
Challenge Tier (in alphabetical order) :
Charter, Cogent, Integra, Lightpath, MegaPath, Windstream and Zayo.
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July 1, 2014
Rick Malone, Principal of Vertical Systems Group, comments on the deal:
> Fiber footprints are “extremely complementary” in terms of geographic coverage
> Significant LEADERBOARD shakeups upcoming Continue reading...
March 28, 2014
Posted by Rosemary Cochran
Earlier this month at Telecom Exchange West I moderated a thought-provoking CEO Roundtable, “Burstable Transport: The Challenges and Opportunities, which featured executives from Hibernia Networks, GlobeNet, Level 3 and tw telecom. These industry experts related their first hand experiences about why transport connections are substantively more than bit pipes. Here's a quick recap of some of the roundtable discussion, plus my two takeaways... Continue reading...
March 27, 2014
In this NEWSFlash:
> Year-End 2013 Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs
> U.S. Carrier Ethernet Service Ports Jump 26% in 2013
> Vertical in the News – What our analysts are saying…
> Events Continue reading...
January 24, 2014
Exactly one year ago, Rosemary Cochran wrote an article describing Ethernet 's strategic role in connecting to public and private Clouds. Based on Vertical Systems Group's year-end research, the trends identified in this article were right on. Here are a few excerpts from the article: Cloud users want high speed, reliable, secure, manageable access to Continue reading...
January 14, 2014
Vertical Systems Group's LEADERBOARDs are industry benchmarks for recognizing Service Providers based on market presence. Year-end 2013 share results will be released soon for the U.S. and Global Provider Ethernet services markets, as well as for three U.S. provider segments - Incumbent Carrier, Competitive Provider, and Cable MSO. Our Year-End 2013 Service Provider Survey was distributed last week to hundreds of network operators throughout the world. Continue reading...
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