Calix selected for Kansas broadband expansion; PAETEC signs on to Oppenheimer conference

> Two broadband stimulus award recipients, South Central Telephone Association (SC Telcom) and Madison Telephone, will use the Calix (NYSE: CALX) Unified Access Portfolio, including the C7 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP) and E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) to build out broadband services in southern Kansas. News release.

> Add another presenter to the Oppenheimer Telecommunications, Media & Technology Conferece: PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) senior management will make an appearance on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the Four Seasons Boston. News release.

> Connectivity specialist Sangoma Technologies (CDNX: STC.V) will use Continuous Computing's Trillium Signaling System 7 (SS7) and its ISDN software to support its media gateway offerings. News release.

> And another win for ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) in the broadband expansion game as Nebraska-based service provider Great Plains Communications selected the Total Access 5000 multi-service access platform (MSAP) for its legacy switch migration. News Release

> VimpelCom (NYSE: VIP) has appointed Henk van Dalen as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the management board. He's moving to the telco from TNT N.V., an international express and mail delivery service, where he served as CFO and management board member. News release.

> Video phone services provider WorldGate (OTC BB: WGAT.OB) is expanding, splitting its brand into two new divisions: Ojo Services and Ojo Labs. The services division will handle turnkey business services while its labs focus on video phone technology development. Plus there's a new website. Check it out.

And finally... the complexities of IPv4/IPv6 migration get a look in an article by Processor which does a much better job of explaining why providers should migrate than a CNN Online piece that ran two weeks ago. Story.