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Windstream Hosted Solutions opens Nashville data center

Windstream Hosted Solutions, the group responsible for the ILEC's data center and cloud services, on Monday unveiled plans to expand its growing base of data center operations with a new center in Nashville, Tenn.

Nokia Siemens Networks sells optical business to Marlin Equity Partners

Nokia Siemens Networks on Monday reached an agreement to sell its Optical Networks business to Marlin Equity Partners, establishing the unit as an independent company in the evolving optical market segment.

Vivendi gets 4 offers for its GVT unit

Vivendi's Global Village Telecom (GVT) has now attracted the interest of three Latin American satellite and cable operators: DirecTV, Liberty Global and America Movil as well as a consortium of private equity companies.

Details emerge about Redbox Instant pricing, supported platforms

Details including pricing and supported platforms have emerged about Redbox Instant by Verizon, the companies' joint online streaming venture, according to an article in  GigaOM.

Tellabs appoints Dan Kelly as new CEO, president

Tellabs' board of directors on Thursday named Dan Kelly as its new CEO and president.

Week in research: IP routers/switches dip 5%; cloud services M&A may pass $25B next year

Routers and switches dip globally: The service provider router and switch market saw a 5 percent drop in Q3 compared to Q2 2012, Infonetics Research reports.

Infinera, Nissho show off 8 Tbps superchannel over DSF

Infinera and Nissho Electronics on Wednesday completed a demonstration of the DTN-X platform, delivering 8 Tbps capacity over 800 km of Dispersion Shifted Fiber (DSF).

Cisco signs agreement to purchase Cariden

Cisco  on Thursday dipped into its M&A purse again to acquire privately-held Cariden Technologies, a supplier of network planning, design and traffic management solutions targeting the service provider industry.

Lumos becomes member of Avaya's DevConnect program

Lumos Networks on Wednesday announced it was selected by Avaya to be a Technology Partner in the Avaya DevConnect program and that its SIP Trunking solution is compliant with Avaya IP Office.

Wind, ForthNet to offer VDSL service over OTE's new network

Wind and ForthNet, two competitive carriers in Greece, on Wednesday signed a wholesale agreement with incumbent provider OTE to deliver up to 50 Mbps VDSL service to their customers.