News of Note—Facebook, Sonus, Gfast and more

news of note

> Businesses like Facebook, Google and Amazon are facing new political resistance from lawmakers. New York Times article

> Sonus Networks reported that its Session Border Controller Software Edition (SBC SWe) has completed interoperability testing and cybersecurity certification for the DISA UCR. Release

> Wireline broadband connections in Latin America will reach 83.7 million in 2022, with a penetration rate of 13.2% over the total population, according to Dataxis forecasts. Telecompaper article

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> The percentage of U.S. school districts that meet federal requirements for broadband service rose to 94% last year, while 88% have the necessary access to Wi-Fi in classrooms, according to a report from EducationSuperHighway, a broadband advocacy group. Government Technology article

> Europe is slow to adopt Gfast technology. Light Reading article

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