News of Note—Seaborn Networks, GTA, Masergy and more

news of note

> Seaborn Networks and Aqua Comms have formed a strategic alliance to provide a new, next-generation subsea cable route between South America and Europe. Release

> GTA TeleGuam has appointed Joseph Shinohara as its executive vice president of finance, giving him the senior leadership role at GTA for all finance, accounting and purchasing related functions. Release

> Hidden backdoors in software, such as those thought to have been planted by the National Security Agency, could enable supply-side cyberattacks in virtualized network functions, Ray Watson of Masergy Communications said. Light Reading article

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> Windstream announced that a top-tier insurance brokerage firm has selected the company to provide managed SD-WAN, broadband services and hosted network security that will create a more secure, flexible and cost-effective network across its existing locations, as well as planned future expansion. Release

> Kentucky's plan to build one of the country's largest publicly owned broadband networks has been plagued by delays and $7 million in penalties. ABC News article

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