> Allot Communications has penned a $4.5 million deal with an unnamed Tier 1 operator to for a multi-site deployment of its Service Gateway Sigma (SG-Sigma) platform. News release.
> Telecom holding company TEC will deploy ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 MSAP (Multi-Service Aggregation Platform) and Total Access FTTN (fiber to the node) DSLAMs as part of its broadband stimulus-funded upgrade of Bay Springs Telephone Company in Bay Springs, Miss. Release.
> Managed IP data provider Megapath has been ranked as one of the top 500 North American technology integrators by the Everything Channel. News release.
> Orange Business Services is providing an MPLS IP VPN to Operation Eyesight, an organization that restores sight and prevents blindness among people in developing regions. News release.
> Internet video delivery specialist Sonic Solutions is acquiring DivX in a merger deal expected to close in September. Story.
And finally ... the New York Times addresses the emerging teleheath trend. Story.