ADTRAN expands UC portfolio; Sprint dismisses 4 executives

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> Florida's Hispanic population is using broadband as a tool to find success in college and in the business world. Article

> ADTRAN expanded its portfolio of unified communication solutions for the enterprise communications market to include the NetVanta UC Notification Server (NetVanta UCNS). Release

> UK Ethernet aggregator Vaioni will use Ciena's Carrier Ethernet solutions as part of its enhanced Ethernet service offerings to enterprises, carriers and cloud providers across the country. Release

> Gambia's National Assembly has approved the annual reports and financial statements of state-run PSTN operator Gamtel and its cellular network operating subsidiary Gamcel for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010. Article

> Sprint dismissed four executives as part of a wide-scale corporate reshuffle to merge the sales and marketing functions of its business and consumer services operations. Article

> Akamai is showing off the new security and delivery elements of its intelligent platform that address the evolving online entertainment industry at this week's Consumer Electronics Show. Release

And finally ... Netflix brings its UK film and TV streaming service to the UK and Ireland, two markets where it will face other aggressive rivals, including Amazon-owned Lovefilm which recently surpassed 2 million subscribers. Article