AOL's Garlinghouse to leave company; Hurricane Electric upgrades five global network routes

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> Telephone and Data Systems has declared a Q4 2011 dividend of $.1175 per Common Share, Special Common Share and Series A Common Share. Release

> AOL's Brad Garlinghouse, an executive hired in 2009 to boost the Internet company's growth potential, is leaving. Article

> Tata and Nawras have launched the TGN-Gulf cable system, which will be used to route voice and data traffic from Oman to Mumbai and other global locations via the Tata Global Network (TGN). Article

> The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) members approved a new project on Integrated Dual Polarization Quadrature Modulated Transmitter Assembly (ITXA), targeting lower cost, higher density applications under the 100G umbrella program. Release

> TMC has released details of its ITEXPO East 2012 conference agenda that will take place Feb. 1-3 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Release

> Hurricane Electric has upgraded global peering bandwidth on five global routes in Europe, Asia and North America. Release

And finally ... Two groups decide to abandon plans to participate in the ambitious Broadband Delivery UK program. Article