AT&T asks FCC to lift rules on broadband investment; Social networking a major risk to IT security

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@FierceTelecom RT @Analysys: Spending on business services-related #OSSBSS is growing as service providers focus on the enterprise market. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> IT professionals say that social networking poses a major risk to information security. Article

> Cincinnati Bell releases early results of its tender offers. Release

> Huawei Technologies says it sees revenue in southern and eastern Africa growing up to 30 percent in the next three years. Article

> Blackstone Partners, a US private equity group, reduced its stake in Deutsche Telekom. Article

Cable News

> Comcast pulls utility boxes from Georgetown sidewalks. Article

> Cablevision reported Saturday that 250,000 of its Optimum service subscribers still don't have power following Hurricane Sandy. Article

Enterprise Communications News

> VMware warns customers that further ESX source code leaks could be coming. Article

> AT&T asked the FCC to lift ILEC rules discouraging broadband investment. Article

Online Video News

> TV network provider Olympusat Telecom has partnered with KIT digital and Akamai. Article

And finally … A teen hacker, who goes by the name of "Cosmo the God," has been banned from the Internet for six years. Article

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