Avaya may soon file for $1B IPO; Skype suffers another outage

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Avaya, according to sources close to the situation, will soon file paperwork for an IPO that could raise about $1 billion. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks has won Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award for its Field Service Management system and cloud-based communication and messaging platform. Release

> Comcast to offer its home security in seven new markets, including Philadelphia, Portland, Ore., Jacksonville, Fla., Sarasota/Naples, Fla., Chattanooga and Nashville. Article

> Pulaski-White Rural Telephone Cooperative is building a new fiber access network to provide triple play services to residential customers with Zhone Technologies' MXK platform. Release

> Lightower Fiber Networks will exhibit at the SIFMA Financial Services Technology Leaders Forum in New York City from June 14-16 at the Hilton New York Hotel. Release

> Telekomunikacja Polska (TP) has developed a new Integrated Solutions company that will provide new services, including LAN, WLANs and WANs integration, unified communication and security of networks and devices, data centers and cloud computing. Article

And finally ... Skype users suffered another outage yesterday--the second in less than two weeks. Article