Granite’s Currier on how POTS, data business are growing like gangbusters

At a time when the entire telecom industry is moving towards IP-based voice services, Granite Telecommunications' focus on providing traditional POTS services could seem out of place. However, the privately held company continues to grow its annual revenue. Rand Currier, COO of Granite, recently sat down with Sean Buckley, senior editor of

BTI CEO Colin Doherty looks toward data center growth, metro 100G opportunities

Colin Doherty just took the helm as BTI Systems' new CEO in April, but the 25-year

Windstream’s Gardner on driving enterprise sales growth, post-Paetec acquisitions and the IP transition

LAS VEGAS–In recent years, Windstream

Burger: BT Global Services focuses on what works for multinational customers

Solving complex communications problems for large multinational corporations is a challenge that Bas Burger, president, US & Canada, BT Global Services, knows how to tackle. Sean Buckley, senior editor of

COMPTEL Spring 2013: Continuing coverage from Las Vegas

Members of the competitive telecom industry, including both regional and nationwide CLECs, wholesalers and vendors, are meeting in Las Vegas at COMPTEL Spring 2013.

COMPTEL Spring 2013: Continuing coverage from Las Vegas

Members of the competitive telecom industry, including both regional and nationwide CLECs, wholesalers and vendors, are meeting in Las Vegas at COMPTEL Spring 2013.

Tracking the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012

Chief information officers, senior IT leaders, and analysts converged this week in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 21-25 at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo to discuss the latest IT and telecom service trends. Fred Donovan, senior editor of FierceEnterpriseCommunications , is on hand covering all the major developments at the conference. Check out the special coverage page

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COMPTEL Fall 2012: Continuing coverage from Dallas, Texas

Courtesy: COMPTEL Members of the competitive telecom industry, including both regional and nationwide CLECs, wholesalers and vendors, are meeting in Dallas at COMPTEL Fall 2012.

XO continues to find new fortunes in Ethernet over Copper

XO Communications is one of the largest advocates of fiber-based Ethernet services in the competitive telco space, but the service provider is also a purveyor of Ethernet over Copper (EoC) service. To date, the CLEC's EoC service is available in 447 Local Service Offices (LSOs). Sam Koetter, senior product manager, Ethernet services for XO, said what sets them apart from other emerging EoC competitors is their understanding that tweaking the copper pairs to get the speeds their clients desire is “a little more art than science sometimes.” Sean Buckley, Senior Editor of FierceTelecom caught up with Koetter in this Hot Seat interview. Read more..

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