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Lumos Networks Corp (LMOS) Plans to Expand Enterprise Network

July 29, 2014

Lumos Networks Corp (LMOS) CEO Timothy Blitz says one of the key components of the company’s growth strategy will be to expand its enterprise network to more buildings in its footprint, including data centers. Currently, he says Lumos is connected to nearly 1,500 on-net buildings and 14 commercial data centers. “In early July, we announced our connection into the Peak 10 data center in Richmond, Virginia. We recently released our near-net building list of 15,000 buildings that are within a half-mile of our fiber network — to which we can easily extend fiber at the request of our partner on behalf of their customer,” Blitz says. “We believe that this formalized building list can help to accelerate the progress of our carrier end-user strategy...
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XG Technology Inc (XGTI) Eyes Opportunity in First-Responder Market

July 29, 2014

James Woodyatt, President of XG Technology Inc (XGTI) says the company is currently targeting the first-responder market. He says President Obama signed an order requiring first responders to have fail-safe communications by 2016. “This is a big problem because, if you think about it, fail-safe means that you must be able to bring communications capabilities with you, set them up and be operational really fast,” Woodyatt says. “So in the case of Hurricane Katrina, all of these wireless systems had cabinets at the base of their towers. Then, water covered all the cabinets and that was the end of that.” FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS INTERVIEW CLICK HERE...
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Growth of Internet and Video Both Positives for Cogent Communications Group, Inc. (CCOI)

July 28, 2014

Dave Schaeffer, CEO of Cogent Communications Group, Inc. (CCOI) says the there are two major trends occurring simultaneously in terms of data usage. The first is the “product substitution” of Internet over every other telecommunication service and product. “Everything is moving to the Internet. Voice is going over the top in VoIP, video is going over the top, and people are turning off linear video channels to replace them with on-demand using the Internet,” Schaeffer says. “That is driving unit volume growth, but because of technological advancement, price per bit continues to fall.” FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS INTERVIEW CLICK HERE...
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Mavenir Systems Inc (MVNR) Sees Revenue Growth as Customers Launch Voice Over LTE Networks

July 28, 2014

Mavenir Systems Inc CEO Pardeep Kohli says the company’s revenue is on the rise as customers migrate to voice over LTE networks. In the first quarter, revenue increased 28%, which Kohli says is a result of some customers switching from voice over Wi-Fi to voice over LTE networks. “These customers have been working with us over the last few years to get ready for these launches, and as they come closer to the launch, they have to build capacity and provide enough coverage so that they can serve the customers in multiple cities,” Kohli says. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS INTERVIEW CLICK HERE. The migration to voice over LTE networks is still in the early stages, Kohli says...
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US Ecology Inc (ECOL) Enhances Geographic Footprint, Expands Service Offerings with EQ Acquisition

July 25, 2014

Portfolio Manager Roger Vogel of Silvercrest Asset Management Group says US Ecology Inc (ECOL) has significant franchise value, and its recent acquisition of EQ – The Environmental Quality Co. should prove to be quite accretive in the next couple of years. “US Ecology, one of the largest hazardous waste landfill companies in the United States, is a very interesting company. As you might expect, this is a business that has significant barriers to entry. It’s hard to get landfill capacity permits, so there is a lot of franchise value,” Vogel said. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS INTERVIEW CLICK HERE. Vogel says what’s most intriguing about US Ecology is its recent acquisition of competitor EQ – The Environmental Quality Co...
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