8x8 posts record 36% revenue gain; China Telecom opens office in Seoul

Wireline news from across the web:

> 8x8 posted a 36 percent year-over-year revenue increase and a 46 percent increase in revenue from business customers in its first-quarter 2013 earnings report. Article

> Google reported a 35 percent increase in year-over-year first-quarter revenues, but disappointed analysts who were "looking to see more info regarding the Motorola acquisition." Article

> Analysts expect AT&T to report earnings of 63 cents per share, up 5 percent year-over-year from 60 cents per share and 1 cent higher than the number being bandied about three months ago. Article

> China Telecom is peacefully invading South Korea via new facilities it's opening in Seoul. Article

> The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) reinforced its opportunity to any FCC waiver that would allow CenturyLink to receive up to $32.6 million in Connect America Fund subsidies. Release

And finally … AT&T made Black Enterprise magazine's list of the "40 Best Companies for Diversity" for the sixth consecutive year. Article

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