360networks expands Texas network reach; Amtrak filters out gay, lesbian content on its WiFi network

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@FierceTelecom RT @datacenter: The Facebook data center in Lulea, Sweden will use hydroelectric power generated from the nearby Lule river. Post | [email protected]FierceTelecom

> Philadelphia's Township High School District 214 is using Comcast's Metro Ethernet services for cloud computing, virtualization and streaming video in the classroom as well as for more traditional data, voice and video services. Article

> 360networks expanded its network reach in Texas, adding coverage for 4.5 million people in Houston LATA. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent invested $100,000 in Chattanooga's "The Gig Prize," an effort to drive new next-gen apps that can run over the municipal provider's Gbps speed Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) network. Article

> Orange Customer Service, BT, Virgin Mobile, Deutsche Telekom and Turkcell will discuss customer experience and churn during the Customer Segmentation and Churn Management event. Release

> France Telecom's Q3 earnings declined 3 percent year-on-year to $15.7 billion as drops in France and Poland more than offset gains from Spain, the Middle East and some African markets. Article

And finally ... Amtrak is filtering out gay and lesbian news sources from the free WiFi service on its trains. Article