ALSO NOTED: Verizon spends $3.9 million lobbying; Panther hires Liddell as CEO; and much more...

> Verizon Communications spent about $3.9 million during the first quarter lobbying federal government officials on a number of issues. Article

> Content delivery network firm Panther Express hires former Level 3 and MCI WorldCom executive Steve Liddell as CEO. Article

> Sprint Nextel posted a $505 million first-quarter loss. Article

Suggested Articles

On Friday, CenturyLink announced it recently finished up a fiber project that connected 14,000 additional homes, in Boulder, Colo. to gigabit speeds.

SD-WAN could emerge as a prime technology that better enables work-from-home (WFH) and work-from-anywhere (WFA) scenarios for enterprises.

Windstream Enterprise has launched a live, web-based chat feature for its OfficeSuite UC Contact Center Services portfolio.