News of Note—CenturyLink asset sale, broadband net additions and more

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> The state of Oregon has spent $46 million on a new phone system for more than 30,000 state employees in 400 officesand it doesn't work. Willamette Week article

> The U.S. Department of Justice has approved Syringa Networks’ acquisition of certain CenturyLink (former Level 3) metro network assets in the Boise, Idaho, area. Release

> The broadband industry saw 2.09 million broadband net adds last year, driven by top cable companies, according to Leichtman Research Group. Telecompetitor article

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