EarthLink says one-box approach will differentiate its SD-WAN service from competitors

EarthLink continues to move its SDN-based WAN (SD-WAN) initiative forward with plans to debut what it calls a one-box solution for its business customers that are transitioning more of their workloads to the cloud.

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EarthLink says one-box approach will differentiate its SD-WAN service from competitors

Verizon: FCC should avoid creating roadblocks for telcos discontinuing legacy services

As it transitions more of its network from copper to fiber and IP, Verizon says that the FCC should create what it calls a “safe harbor” for discontinuation of legacy TDM-based services.

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US Ignite gets $6M in NSF funding to build 15 community gigabit testbeds

US Ignite has received a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build what it calls a “living lab” of testbeds that will show the utility of gigabit applications in 15 U.S. communities.

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FreedomPop Launches Free International Calling Program

FreedomPop is launching what it calls “the world’s first-ever, completely free international calling service.” Starting immediately, FreedomPop will give any smartphone user with any carrier 100 minutes of free international calls each month to 52 countries, including Mexico, the UK, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Brazil, Argentina and India. The service will expand to over 170 markets in the coming weeks, FreedomPop says. Users who want more minutes can upgrade to an international paid plan starting at just $4.99 per month – over 75 percent lower than the rates charged by current carriers and even VoIP providers like Skype. FreedomPop says.

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