Global Provider LEADERBOARD: BT Global Services advanced to the number one position. The top growth driver for Global Providers is Ethernet access for multinational IP VPNs. The Mid-2013 Global Provider LEADERBOARD results are as follows (in rank order based on port share): BT Global Services (U.K.), Orange Business (France), Verizon (U.S.), Colt (U.K.), AT&T (U.S.), NTT (Japan) and Level 3 (U.S.). See Mid-Year 2013 Global Provider LEADERBOARD.
U.S. LEADERBOARD: Competition continues to heat up, with the Cable MSOs aggressively pursuing new Ethernet business. During the first half of 2013, the Cable MSO segment tallied more new port installations than the Incumbent Carrier segment. Results for the Mid-2013 U.S. Ethernet LEADERBOARD are as follows (in rank order based on port share): AT&T, Verizon, tw telecom, CenturyLink, Cox, XO, Time Warner Cable, and Level 3. See Mid-Year 2013 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD.