China opens telecom market to private investors; Verizon FiOS will enforce CableCARD restrictions

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> China's telecom regulator, the Ministry of Information Industry (MII), plans to open its telecom sector to private investors as a way to boost the country's lagging economy. Article

> Sigma Solutions has been named a Platinum Partner by Hitachi Data Systems (HDS). Release

> Tellabs enables Banco Mercantil do Brasil to drive down network latency with its 7100 Nano OTS platform. Release

> Indiana University researchers and the Department of Veterans Affairs will adapt the agency's telemedicine network to treat brain injuries. Article

> Verizon FiOS TV will begin enforcing CableCARD restrictions on users. Article

And finally … U.S. lawmakers mull how they can overhaul outdated video service distribution rules. Article

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