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OVCC compliant videoconferencing services become available

The Open Visual Communications Consortium (OVCC) on Tuesday announced that the first series of OVCC-compliant video conferencing services are being offered by AT&T, BCS Global, Airtel Business, BT, Glowpoint and Orange Business Services. faces competition from MoCA, HomePlug networking standards, the catch-all wired/wireless home networking standard, is on the verge of becoming part of home networking following provider trials, but it lacks the clout of established home networking standards.

CenturyLink selects Infinera's DTN-X as one of its 100G platforms

CenturyLink on Tuesday named Infinera's DTN-X platform as one of its platforms for its recently announced 100G network deployment.

IT managers prefer Cisco, Microsoft, and Avaya for UC, says TechTarget

When it comes to choosing providers for unified communications services, IT managers like three vendors: Cisco, Microsoft and Avaya, said a new TechTarget survey of 348 enterprise IT professionals.

Consortium employs Alcatel-Lucent to build cable linking Florida to Ecuador

A new submarine cable network consortium has employed Alcatel-Lucent to build the new 100G-based Pacific Caribbean Cable System (PCCS) linking Jacksonville, Fla., to Manta, Ecuador.

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.