ALSO NOTED: Qwest awaits forbearance ruling; Alca-Lu announces broadband offerings; and much more...

> Qwest is still waiting for the FCC to rule on its delayed request for access charge forbearance. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent announced new fiber-to-the-building capabilities and other broadband access offerings. Press release

> Giving new meaning to the phrase "customer service," a small business help number listed by Verizon actually led to a phone sex line. Posting

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