Buffalo, NY petitions Verizon to get FiOS in their city; Indian government widens telecom scandal probe

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Buffalo, N.Y. city leaders have launched a campaign to entice Verizon to bring FiOS service to its city with their new campaign dontbypassBuffalo.com. Article

> Hibernia Atlantic's Global Financial Network now includes Tokyo, providing 127.5 ms round trip delay between Chicago and Tokyo. Release

> Lightower Fiber Networks will exhibit at this year's Markley Data Center Networking Exchange on Thursday, April 28 at One Summer Street, Boston's largest data center and telecom facility. Release

> The Washington state Senate voted unanimously to appoint Philip Jones to a second six-year term as its Utilities and Transportation Commissioner (UTC). Release

> ZyXEL Communications' director of product marketing David Thompson will speak at the Broadband Properties Summit in Addison, Texas, April 26-28 on home networking trends. Release

And finally ... The daughter of a key member in India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government was charged with taking bribes in part of an elaborate multibillion dollar wireless license scandal. Article

Suggested Articles

While U.S. hyperscale revenue grew 11% year over year, the supply chain for data center equipment used by hyperscalers had a rocky quarter, according

Equinix has achieved Google Cloud Premier Partner status, which enables both companies' customers to more easily connect their data in Google Cloud.

In order to better help its customer deal with Covid-19 related issues, BT altered the course of its Global Research and Innovation Programme.