Alca-Lu's 'Broadband for All'; Telecom M&A action spikes;

> Alcatel-Lucent announced its 'Broadband for All' program in the United States

> Telecom M&A deal volume touches $49B: Dealogic

> Cablevision extends WiFi down the Jersey Shore

> Telecom Egypt reports better-than-expected 1Q net profit

> Telecom Italia has no merger plans with Telefonica

And finally... Claw-wielding robot climbs telephone poles in mere seconds