News of Note—Conterra, Talk Talk Business’ Gfast trial, Kentucky’s broadband project

news of note

> Conterra has completed its previously announced acquisition of two affiliated Louisiana-based fiber services companies, Network USA and Sun America Communications. Release

> TalkTalk Business has announced a trial for Gfast through its Wholesale and Partner customers to support internet speeds up to 330 Mbps over existing copper facilities. ISPreview article

> Enea announced that Zyxel Communications has embedded Enea's Qosmos ixEngine within Zyxel's ZyWALL UTM line of Unified Threat Management (UTM) products to provide in-depth application visibility into network traffic flows. Release

> Iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for the United States, has transitioned the Southeast Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) Region to iconectiv. Release

> Kentucky's high-speed broadband project could collapse because of a lack of state support, the private companies building the network say. Associated Press article