CWC Barbados to lay off 97 workers; FCC seeks help in net neutrality battle with Verizon

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> Huawei's CFO announced in the company's 2012 financial results that it has achieved effective growth and the ICT sector opportunity is growing. Release

> Cable and Wireless Barbados, which operates under the Lime brand, will lay off 97 employees, but will also create 48 new positions. Article

Cable News

> The FCC has sought help from the regulator's former chairman Reed Hundt and commissioners Michael Copps, Tyrone Brown and Nicholas Johnson to battle Verizon's attempts to block its network neutrality rules. Article

> Vicki Lins, a former Comcast and Canoe Ventures executive, is helping Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings launch a new in-airport network that will offer programming from E!, HGTV, Travel Channel and several other cable networks. Article

Enterprise Communications News

> Verizon Business revealed that an employee of one of its critical infrastructure firm clients was outsourcing his assignments to a Chinese software firm. Article

> A new IDC survey says that about 39 percent of Australian chief information officers expect their IT investments to increase over the next 12 months. Article

Online Video News

> Despite the advertised allure of TV Everywhere, multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) subscribers aren't showing a big interest in the concept. Article

And finally… GENBAND discusses "How operators can avoid the perils of aging wireline switching infrastructure." Article

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