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Zayo completes Anoka County, Minn., middle mile network

Zayo has put the final touches on the "Connect Anoka County" project, a middle mile network that will provide connectivity across unserved and underserved northwest, northeast, and southeast areas in Anoka County, Minn.

Westell names Kentrox alum Ben Stump as CTO

Westell Technologies has appointed Ben Stump as its senior vice president and chief technology officer. In his new role, Stump will oversee Westell's corporate strategy, product management, advanced technology, services, and marketing.

Broadband Forum addresses GPON interoperability with BroadbandSuite 6.2

The Broadband Forum has released BroadbandSuite 6.2, a new initiative to establish fiber interoperability test plans for vendors and their service provider customers migrating to a GPON-based fiber to the premises network.

Telstra, Vodafone, Telecom NZ issue submarine cable tender for Australia-New Zealand link

Telstra, Vodafone and Telecom New Zealand have put forward a tender for their proposed Tasman Global Access submarine cable linking New Zealand and Australia.

Week in research: Businesses prefer bundles; enterprise SBC on track for 30 percent revenue growth

For SMBs as well as large enterprises, being able to bundle wireline services is an increasingly important factor in overall customer satisfaction, a J.D. Power and Associates report reveals.

Huawei expands lead in broadband CPE market, says Infonetics

Huawei broke further away from the broadband CPE pack in Q1 2013 as revenues rose 26 percent, according to a new Infonetics report. Much of Huawei's broadband CPE revenue came from its service provider customers in China, Singapore and Malaysia.

tw telecom brings fiber connection to Sentinel's NC data center

tw telecom is extending its fiber network to Sentinel Data Centers' NC-1 carrier neutral data center in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Sentinel began building the 420,000 square foot facility late last year, and the first phase will be commissioned this month.

TeliaSonera International Carrier implements Infinera's DTN-X on its Nordic network route

TeliaSonera International Carrier has taken another chance on Infinera, deploying the vendor's DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform for its Stockholm-to-Hamburg network route.

Zayo to provide fiber backbone for Chicago's Gigabit broadband project

Zayo Group is partnering with Gigabit Squared, an economic development organization focused on bringing IT-enabled infrastructure to communities, to provide a fiber backbone for the Gigabit Chicago project.

Chunghwa Telecom to increase FTTx coverage to 85 percent of Taiwan's population

Taiwan's incumbent telco Chunghwa Telecom plans to increase the footprint of its FTTx network from 70 to 85 percent of homes and businesses by the end of 2013.