Qwest upgrades fiber

July 18, 2007

Qwest announced its deployment of upgrades to its nationwide fiber optic network that quadruple broadband capacity for customers, and triple geographic availability of ultra-high-speed services. When combined with Qwest’s Metro Ethernet or Private Line services, the upgrade provides an end-to-end, cost-efficient, high-bandwidth connection delivering speeds scalable from 1 to 40 Gigabits per second.

Qwest’s upgrade of its national network to ultra-long-haul (ULH) technology, which is software configurable, is already benefiting businesses, government agencies and wholesale customers by providing: Read the rest of this entry »

Qwest Offers Windows LiveTM Services

July 12, 2007

Qwest Communications is the first communications provider in the U.S. to collaborate with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to offer Qwest Broadband with Windows Live services, a new customizable and intuitive way for customers to enhance their online experiences. See www.qwest.com/internethelp/windowslive or contact us for more information. Read the rest of this entry »

XO Expands Broadband Wireless Coverage to 36 Markets

July 12, 2007

XO Communications announced that it has expanded its broadband wireless coverage to 36 metropolitan markets, marking the nation’s most expansive utilization of fixed broadband wireless technology to deliver broadband networking services to businesses. Read the rest of this entry »

What to do when people steal your WiFi

July 12, 2007

Got neighbours stealing your Wifi? Try this.

Level 3 Acquires Servecas

July 11, 2007

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:LVLT) today announced that its operating subsidiary has acquired Servecast Limited, a Dublin-based provider of live and on-demand video management and streaming services for broadband and mobile platforms. Level 3 has paid approximately €33 million, the equivalent of approximately $45 million, in cash to complete the acquisition of Servecast.  Read the rest of this entry »

Level 3 loses big customer to XO

July 10, 2007

Only about half a year ago Broadwing announced to be the exclusive provider for GameRail. As you know Broadwing is now Level 3. And now XO announces to be providing GameRail with an GigE network.

 Who knows what’s going on here?

GameRail selects XO

July 10, 2007

*** What happened here? See this post

XO Communications announced that the GameRail and XO have signed agreements for XO Communications to provide network services in support of the rapid expansion of GameRail’s high-capacity gaming network. GameRail is the nation’s first and leading network operator dedicated to delivering superior performance to the online gaming community.

Under the terms of the agreement, GameRail will purchase Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) inter-city private line circuits and IP Transit services from XO Communications to support the phase one completion of the GameRail network and possible future domestic network expansions as GameRail continues to deploy services throughout North America. XO has already delivered multiple inter-city circuits, completing installation in five days due to the scalable systems and pre-deployed capacity in the XO network. With the additional new capacity provided by XO’s next generation optical network and services, GameRail will be able to further expand the availability and performance of its private nationwide network for serious online gamers. Read the rest of this entry »