ADTRAN wins another FTTH contract; Consumers don't want to pay $30 for premium VOD services

Wireline news from across the Web:

> ADTRAN has won a contract to provide its Total Access® 5000 MSAP to Wes-Tex Telephone Cooperative and Telecommunications, which received a broadband stimulus grant to deploy triple play services over an FTTH network. Release

> Just in time for the Cincinnati Reds' opening day, Cincinnati Bell will offer its Fioptics WiFi Hot Spot service on Fountain Square. Release

> Belize's Supreme Court has dismissed a suit filed by SpeedNet against Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) that alleged BTL violated the Belize Telecommunications Act when it interrupted services to SpeedNet and its customers during a dispute over wholesale agreements with BTL. Article

> Frontier Communications has appointed Susana D'Emic as its new Senior Vice President and Controller as well as the company's designated Chief Accounting Officer, replacing Robert J. Larson. Release

> Openet has introduced a new version of its policy management software that includes what it calls an enhanced decision core, a flexible logic engine that enables service providers to rapidly deploy and adjust subscriber policy rules. Article

> British Telecom will offer a music download application targeting users of P2P platforms with a six-month free introductory rate. Article   

> Verizon has equipped the Lone Star College System with a set of new security policies to thwart potential security threats to its IT infrastructure. Release

> Large enterprises considering a move to a cloud-based service will initially adopt private versus public cloud solutions. Article

And finally ... According to a new study by the Diffusion Group, most consumers don't want to pay $30 to get premium video on demand (VOD) service. Article

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