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Verizon tests the 100 Gigabit Ethernet network waters during recent field trial

Separated by 4.6 miles of fiber from the customer edge, a select customer exchanged Ethernet traffic with the telco over a 100GigE connection.

Frontier's 10G optical service grabs business customers' attention

Lisa Partridge of Frontier Communications weighs in on their new 10G optical service as well as plans to skip straight to a 100G tier.

Ethernet in-vehicle networking to reach 40% penetration rate by 2020

Ethernet in-vehicle networking is forecast by ABI Research to reach a 40 percent penetration rate in new vehicles by 2020, up from a 1 percent penetration rate this year.

Crazy for U: University of Florida completes massive network infrastructure upgrades

Think you've had a busy year? The University of Florida built a new data center housing a new supercomputer, installed a 100Gbps link to Internet2 and upgraded its core network(s) from 20Gbps to 200Gbps. So there.

News Scan: Overcoming ageism in IT; Is IT sexist?; more

The top news stories for Dec. 13, 2013.

Exciting Ethernet predictions for 2014

This is what the kids jump out of bed for on Christmas morning: Shiny new developments in the Ethernet world.  Network World's  Jim Duffy outlines eight such predictions, providing real-world users who exemplify most of these trends.   

IDC: U.S. Ethernet services market to almost double by 2016

Total Ethernet revenue in the United States is predicted to increase from $5.2 billion in 2012 to $9.2 billion in 2016, fueled by cost effectiveness, high-bandwidth scalability, ease of implementation and overall flexibility, according to new research from IDC.

Comcast generates $2.3 billion in annual small business revenues

Comcast's small business communication services segment generates $2.3 billion in revenue, which is growing 30 percent to 40 percent top line, the firm's chief financial officer, Michael Angelakis, told an audience at the Goldman Sachs 21 st Annual Communacopia Conference this week.

T-Mobile LTE backhaul nearly complete

T-Mobile USA has begun the process of switching to a nation-wide deployment of LTE services in the next year. 

FairPoint shows Q2 growth in enterprise revenue

Communications service provider FairPoint Communications last week announced in its second-quarter financial results in which its data and Internet-services revenue grew 8.4 percent.