"Carrier Ethernet 2.0 provides the guts for how different carriers and ISPs connect to each other," she explains. "Today primarily we're only selling to customer on our own network and we anticipate that while we're already in 20 major markets, we will need to connect with other carriers to fit our customers' entire need. ... When standards are consistent, users can know what they're getting whether it's on my network or not on my network."
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