ADTRAN helps community in tornado aftermath; critic of N.C. muni broadband efforts works for Time Warner Cable

Wireline news from across the Web:

> ADTRAN is helping its employees in Huntsville, Ala. and surrounding communities following the recent outbreak of tornadoes. Article

> BT Ireland continues to see the effects of the recent economic downturn, reporting that revenues for the full year to March 31 declined 3 percent year on year to $1.2 billion. Article

> Shortel and Siemens face lawsuits from Klausner Technologies over visual voicemail patent violations. Release

> China Telecom and Rostelecom will spend $70 million to upgrade the Transit Europe-Asia (TEA) cable with a new 10 Gbps wavelength. Article

And finally ... One of the so-called 'concerned citizen' critics of North Carolina's municipal broadband efforts is actually a Time Warner Cable employee. Article