21Vianet Group acquires Fastweb; SIP Trunking interop scheduled at UNH-IOL

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> China's largest carrier-neutral Internet data services provider, 21Vianet, has acquired Fastweb International Holdings. News release

> The SIP Forum will hold a SIP trunking interoperability testing initiative Dec. 3-7 at the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Laboratory. News release

> DP Sciences Corp. is using tw telecom's advanced data services to connect its Cincinnati headquarters to its regional Chicago offices and a NOC in Covington, Ken. News release

> China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said it will accelerate the rollout of broadband Internet access throughout the country to "boost economic and social development." Story

And finally … RAD Data Communications was awarded the Best Carrier Ethernet Aggregation Product at the Carrier Ethernet World Congress in Barcelona. News release

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