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Global Capacity Acquires Megapath’s Network Services Business

Acquisition to Benefit Global Capacity Customers with Simpler, More Cost-Effective, Extended Network Access

09/08/2014
Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Network Services business unit of MegaPath Corporation. The transaction will combine the complementary capabilities of Global Capacity’s One Marketplace platform and cloud application with MegaPath’s robust network infrastructure and intelligent delivery systems. The acquisition will create a $300 million company focused on making it simpler, more cost-effective and more efficient for customers to buy network connectivity in today’s increasingly complex $318 billion global data connectivity market.

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Global Capacity Gathers Panel to Discuss Multi-Cloud Solutions

Leading Providers in Cloud Marketplace Meet at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2014

09/04/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, has assembled four of its top customers and partners for an executive roundtable entitled Transforming Enterprise Networks: An Aggregated, Multi-Cloud Strategy at COMPTELPLUS Fall 2014 Convention & EXPO. The panel takes place from 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM on Tuesday, October 7 in Texas Ballroom 1 at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, TX.

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Global Capacity Adds New Point of Presence in Denver, CO

Growing Customer Demand for Competitive Ethernet Connectivity Drives Ongoing One Marketplace Expansion

09/03/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces the expansion of its One Marketplace with a new Point of Presence (PoP) located at 910 15th Street in Denver, CO, in one of the largest and most interconnected facilities in the Rocky Mountain Region. Global Capacity’s Denver PoP provides an additional interconnect point to One Marketplace, fortifying connectivity to the platform throughout the West.

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Global Capacity to Speak on the Value of Interconnection and Carrier Ethernet 2.0 in Today’s Marketplace

VP of Product and Marketing, Mary Stanhope, Invited to Speak at Ethernet World 2014

08/21/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces that Vice President of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope will be speaking at Ethernet World 2014, co-located with SDN & NFV Summit 2014, to be held September 16-17 in Nice, France. Ethernet World is the largest international conference and exhibition focused on enabling cloud and data services with Ethernet.

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Global Capacity and NCTC Partner to Bring Competitive Network Solutions to Rural Cable and Video Operators

One Marketplace Delivers Cost-Effective Access and Greater Network Opportunities to NCTC Members

07/22/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, and National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC), a cooperative of independent cable operators, today announce a new master service agreement that allows NCTC members and affiliates to expand network service coverage throughout North America. Leveraging its One Marketplace, Global Capacity enables the efficient, cost-effective pricing and procurement of network connectivity for NCTC and its over 950-member cooperative.

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Global Capacity Awarded 2014 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

One Marketplace Recognized for Exceptional Innovation

06/25/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announced today the receipt of the 2014 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from TMC for its marketplace of networks, One Marketplace. TMC’s Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award honors exceptional products and services that facilitate voice, data and video communications that were brought to market in the last 12 months.

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Global Capacity to Speak at the Colorado Telecommunications Association 2014 Summer Meeting and Vendor Showcase

VP of Product and Marketing, Mary Stanhope, to Discuss Connecting a Global Ecosystem of Local Network Providers

06/18/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces that Vice President of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope will be speaking at the Colorado Telecommunications Association (CTA) 2014 Summer Meeting and Vendor Showcase to be held July 23-25 in Loveland, CO. The CTA promotes the availability of resources and enhances the opportunity of its members to provide advanced, high quality communications networks and services to customers in rural Colorado, linking residents of the state to the global network.

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Global Capacity to Speak at the Inaugural BIG Telecom Event

Vice President of Product and Marketing, Mary Stanhope, to Discuss Competitive Strategies for Smaller Telecom Operators

06/03/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces that Vice President of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope will be speaking at the BIG Telecom Event (BTE) to be held June 17-18 in Chicago, IL. Organized by Light Reading, in partnership with the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), the BIG Telecom Event is a conference that brings real-world, cutting-edge technology demonstrations and business insights to communications service provider executives.

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Global Capacity Named Finalist for Most Innovative Service Provider

Pipeline Magazine Recognizes the Innovation of Global Capacity’s One Marketplace

05/29/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces today that it is one of two finalists in the Most Innovative Service Provider category for Pipeline Magazine’s 2014 Communications and Entertainment Technology (COMET) Innovation Awards. This marks the second consecutive year that Global Capacity is recognized as one of the most ‘Innovative Service Providers’ for its One Marketplace platform.

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Global Capacity to Participate in Grand Opening of Equinix’s New Dallas Data Center

Join Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, to Discuss Solutions to Extend Your Network and Accelerate Your Application Delivery

05/28/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces today that it will participate in the grand opening of Equinix’s fifth International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) in Dallas, DA6, located in the Dallas InfoMart at 1950 North Stemmons Freeway, on Wednesday, June 11 at 4:00 PM. Executives from Global Capacity, Microsoft and Clear Government Solutions will join Equinix’s Americas President, Karl Strohmeyer, to highlight the importance of the Dallas expansion.

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Zthernet Selects Global Capacity for Expanded Ethernet Coverage

Interconnection to Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Enables Efficient Delivery of Managed Service Solutions

05/27/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces it has been selected by Zthernet, LLC, a Texas based IT management and support company, to expand the reach of its network and enable the efficient delivery of its managed services, including private Cloud and integrated voice solutions, to small and medium sized businesses.

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Global Capacity, Overture Win 2014 GTB Innovation Award for Wholesale Service

Companies recognized for Global Capacity’s One Hub interconnection service that uses Overture Multi-service Carrier Ethernet platforms to aggregate TDM-based IP and Carrier Ethernet services.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

05/22/2014
Overture today announced it has won a Global Telecom Business Innovation award in conjunction with Global Capacity for the companies’ “High-performance Wholesale Service Delivery in a Hybrid Network Environment” solution. The companies received the awards for Global Capacity’s One Hub interconnection to One Marketplace using Overture’s Carrier Ethernet Platforms.

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Global Capacity and PEG Bandwidth Partner to Bring Connectivity to Rural Markets

One Marketplace Expands Connectivity to Tier 2 and 3 Markets through Automated Pricing and Network Interconnection

05/20/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces a new wholesale buy and sell agreement with PEG Bandwidth, LLC, a provider of high-capacity, scalable Ethernet backhaul networks. Leveraging bilateral interconnects to Global Capacity’s One Marketplace in New York City, Ashburn, Pittsburgh, Chicago and Dallas Points of Presence (PoPs), PEG Bandwidth now has the ability to procure off-net services, giving it greater network reach. From PEG Bandwidth, Global Capacity gains additional Ethernet over Fiber network access over 15,000 route miles throughout lower-tier and rural markets in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and South Central regions, further differentiating the company’s ability to provide automated connectivity...

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Global Capacity Expands Canadian Market Presence

Canadian Access Pricing Provides Competitive Network Solutions To One Marketplace Customers

05/13/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces the availability of competitive, automated network pricing to locations throughout Canada, accommodating growing customer demand from national and managed service providers who want to establish flexible, scalable and reliable network connections across Canada to expand their service areas.

While not as fragmented as the US access market, Canadian businesses are served by approximately 150 providers offering data and private line services including incumbent, cable BDUs, utility telcos, and resellers. Now, through the award-winning One Marketplace platform, real-time quotes provide visibility to over 60,000 Canadian route kilometers covering over 40 city networks and rural fiber broadband services.

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Global Capacity Named Finalist for Company of the Year

Light Reading Recognizes Global Capacity’s Record Growth and Achievements in 2013

05/12/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces today that it has been named a finalist in the Company of the Year (Private) category by Light Reading for the 2014 Leading Lights Awards.

“Global Capacity is honored to be recognized among leading carriers and service providers,” states Jack Lodge...

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Global Capacity and 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network Announce Wholesale Service Agreement

Interconnection to One Marketplace Enables Off-Net Reach and Greater Ethernet Service Area

04/24/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces a new wholesale agreement with 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network, LLC, one of the East Coast’s fastest growing fiber optic network service providers serving the Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia area markets.

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Global Capacity to Speak at the Ethernet Technology Summit

VP of Product and Marketing, Mary Stanhope, to Discuss Accelerating Ethernet Connectivity through Automation and Service Delivery

04/09/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces that Vice President of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope will be speaking at the fifth annual Ethernet Technology Summit to be held April 29 - May 1 in Santa Clara, CA. The Ethernet Technology Summit focuses on Ethernet and its use...

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Global Capacity Selected to Speak at WAN Summit New York

Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, to Discuss Key Issues in Enterprise Access Network Design

04/08/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces that Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer for Global Capacity, will be speaking at TeleGeography’s inaugural WAN Summit New York, being held April 29 in Midtown Manhattan, NY. WAN Summit NY brings together corporate Wide Area Network strategists and service providers to focus on key issues in enterprise network…

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Global Capacity Announces New One Marketplace Hub in Minneapolis, MN

Growing Demand for Access to Competitive Suppliers Drives Ongoing Platform Expansion

03/25/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces the opening of a new One Marketplace Point of Presence (PoP) in Minneapolis, MN at 511 11th Avenue South, Minnesota’s most connected building. Global Capacity’s Minneapolis PoP directly connects into the company’s 30 Gbps core national network ring, providing an additional access point to One Marketplace…

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Global Capacity Extends One Marketplace Network Reach to UK

Expanded International Pricing Provides Competitive Network Connectivity Options to Customers

03/18/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces the availability of competitive, automated network pricing to locations throughout the United Kingdom, accommodating increased corporate globalization and demand for global network services. One Marketplace customers can now leverage Global Capacity’s multiple Points of Presence (PoPs) and core network to gain access …

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Global Capacity Unveils Major Ethernet Enhancement to LATTIS

Tariff Pricing Tool Enables Visibility into E-LINE and E-LAN Service Rates

Chicago, IL USA

03/17/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces enhancements capabilities across its LATTIS platform. LATTIS has added new Ethernet tariff rates for E-LINE and E-LAN from ILECs and operators, including ATT, Verizon, CenturyLink, FairPoint Communications, Cincinnati Bell and Windstream. Additional enhancements include an improved user interface for E-LAN / E-LINE pricing functionality.

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Competitive Carriers Association Selects Global Capacity to Present at 2014 CCA Global Expo

Chief Revenue Officer Ben Edmond to Discuss Connecting a Global Ecosystem of Local Network Providers

Chicago, IL USA

03/12/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces it will present at the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) 2014 Global Expo in San Antonio, Texas, being held March 25-28. Ben Edmond, Global Capacity’s Chief Revenue Officer, will give a presentation entitled “Enabling Reach – The Solution to Connecting a Global Ecosystem of Local Network Providers”.

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Global Capacity Selected to Speak at Comptel PLUS Spring 2014 Convention & EXPO

Vice President of Product and Marketing, Mary Stanhope, to Lead Discussion on Capturing Opportunities in the Cloud

Chicago, IL USA

03/10/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces that Vice President of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope will be speaking at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2014 Convention & EXPO taking place March 16-19, 2014 at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Ms. Stanhope will lead a group of industry experts participating in the session titled ‘The Sky is the Limit: Capturing Opportunities in the Cloud’.

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Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Ethernet Service Receives Metro Connect Award for Best Service Innovation

Industry Recognizes Innovation of One Marketplace Ethernet and One Hub Interconnect as well as Success of Cerner® Skybox Connect™

Chicago, IL USA

03/05/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces today that its One Marketplace Ethernet Service has been named ‘Best Service Innovation’ by Capacity magazine at the 2014 Metro Connect Awards. In addition to the win, Global Capacity was shortlisted for ‘Project of the Year’ for the Cerner® Skybox Connect™ project as well as ‘Best Technology Innovation’ for its One Hub Interconnection solution.

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Global Capacity Selects Overture Solutions to Support Expanding Ethernet Service

Overture 6500 provide extensive capabilities to meet flexible, high-capacity market demands

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

02/25/2014
Overture today announced that Global Capacity, a leading network connectivity company, has selected the award-winning 6500 Multi-service CE2.0-certified Carrier Ethernet platform to expand its One Marketplace Ethernet interconnect offering. The Overture 6500 is a scalable, high resiliency Carrier Ethernet aggregation and switching platform that delivers performance-assured services over fiber, E- Access, copper, TDM and SONET/SDH.

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Global Capacity Achieves Record Growth in 2013

Demand for Simplified Connectivity Drives 2013 Expansion and Continued Growth in 2014

Chicago, IL USA

02/18/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces it finished 2013 with over 17% growth in revenue, achieving significant expansion of product and network infrastructure. Global Capacity’s focus on simplifying data networking while improving cost, performance and delivery is redefining how companies design, price and manage connectivity.

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Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Delivers Cost-Effective Network Connectivity to BrightStar Communications

Interconnection to One Marketplace Enables Simple, Automated Process to Source Ethernet Access Services

Chicago, IL USA

02/12/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, announces today that BrightStar Communications, a service provider offering network and Cloud solutions to meet the connectivity, bandwidth, and data needs of enterprise, small business, and the hospitality industry, has selected One Marketplace for cost-effective network connectivity. Through a single interconnect to One Marketplace, BrightStar gains unprecedented visibility into competitive market pricing, while expanding the breadth and reach of its network footprint.

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Global Capacity Selected to Speak at the AOTMP® Fixed and Mobile Telecom Management Conference

Chief Revenue Officer Ben Edmond To Discuss One Marketplace and its Role in Amplifying Telecom Efficiencies

Chicago, IL USA

02/04/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces that Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer for Global Capacity, will be speaking at the AOTMP® Fixed and Mobile Telecom Management Conference taking place February 10-13 in Orlando, FL. AOTMP is an information services company focused on establishing and maintaining high-performance, best-in-class fixed and mobile telecom environments. The organization is leading the next generation of fixed and mobile telecom management by partnering with enterprises and industry suppliers, leveraging information and analytics to drive efficiencies, performance and productivity.

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Global Capacity Continues One Marketplace Expansion into Ashburn, Virginia

Expansion Fulfills Growing Demand for Competitive Metro Access

CHICAGO, IL, USA

01/15/2014
Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces the opening of a new One Marketplace Point of Presence (PoP) in Ashburn, VA at 21721 Filigree Ct., in Equinix’s DC6 data center. Global Capacity’s One Marketplace enables customers to take advantage of near-ubiquitous network access by combining an interconnected, physical network aggregation platform with a Cloud application that automates the design, pricing, delivery and maintenance of network solutions. One Marketplace provides network buyers and sellers with market-competitive network solutions, enabling both groups to expand the breadth and reach of their service capabilities while meeting growing supply and demand.

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