Alcatel-Lucent's wireline chief sounds off on last mile realities; Chunghwa Telecom expands partnership with UTStarcom

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> Dave Geary, president of Alcatel-Lucent's wireline division: It is "unrealistic" to think fiber-to-the-home can reach everyone.  Article

> Chunghwa Telecom has expanded its partnership with UTStarcom to provide enhanced broadband service in Taiwan. Release

> Qatar National Broadband Network Company (QNBN) has employed Ericsson for its Fiber to the X network across Qatar. Article

> Accedian introduced NanoNID, a small form pluggable NID which it says will enhance legacy network elements for service providers. Release

> Next week's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo keynotes will include HP's Meg Whitman, Cisco's John Chambers and General Colin Powell. Release

> TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) has signed a global IP transit service agreement with Georgian service provider Caucasus Online. Article

And finally… Low broadband speeds are preventing users from getting the best online gaming experience. Article

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