Bright House now serves 1 million phone customers; Steve Craddock joins MaxLinear's board of directors

Wireline news from across the Web:

@FierceTelecom RT @gigaom: How software will redefine networking. Story | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Bright House Networks, a cable operator serving parts of Florida, Alabama and California, has reached its 1 million phone customer milestone six years after it launched the service. Article

> A five-year study on telemedicine revealed that not only could patients be treated virtually by doctors as effectively as if they made in-person visits to the office, but remote treatment also improved communication between doctors and patients. Article  

> Global Crossing will participate in the upcoming Goldman Sachs TMT Leverage Finance Conference on Tuesday, March 29, to present the company's strategy and review its financial performance. Release

> Virtual Communications LLC, a Sunrise, Fla.-based VoIP provider, is leveraging PortaOne's PortaSwitch VoIP billing and subscriber management platform to provide virtual local landlines from Latin America without the need for out-of-country prefixes. Release

> Former Comcast technologist and executive Steve Craddock has joined MaxLinear as its newest member of its board of directors. Release

And finally ... AT&T users argue that the way the RBOC measures broadband use from the DSLAM is inaccurate. Article

Suggested Articles

Chris Young is leaving his role as CEO of cybersecurity firm McAfee to become a senior advisor with TPG Capital, which has a majority stake in McAfee.

CenturyLink wins a $1.6 billion contract with the U.S. Department of Interior to upgrade its network services and modernize its IT solutions.

Microsoft announced that it is committing to becoming carbon negative by 2030 and that it will eliminate all past carbon emissions by 2050.