CenturyLink is born; magicJack eyes femto trend

> CenturyTel and Embarq have completed their $11.6 billion deal to form CenturyLink.

> VoIP innovator magicJack is aiming to have a femtocell offering by next year.

> Alcatel-Lucent study suggests VoIP cord-cutters more likely in tough economy than landline cord-cutters.

> Genband and Broadsoft integrate platforms to encourage the transition to IP.

> Launch of Broadband.gov Website near.