DragonWave to acquire NSN's microwave business; Survey reveals major telcos' broadband shortcomings

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> DragonWave has put together a deal to acquire Nokia Siemens Networks' microwave transport business. Release

> Oklahoma's legislative panel heard from residents about how they are being required to pay to subsidize the state's telemedicine efforts. Article

> Opnext CFO Bob Nobile and General Manager Ross Saunders will present at the upcoming Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference on Nov. 8. Release

> Community Broadband Networks conducted a survey that found national private sector service providers are shortchanging consumers by not spending enough on their respective broadband network deployments. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent has been joined by Cisco, Ericsson, GENBAND, ILS Technology, Panasonic, and Walker and Associates as sponsors of TIA's annual membership and industry event. Release

And finally ... A 2004 video shows Judge William Adams, who is up for reelection this year, beating his then 16 year-old daughter with a leather belt for using file-sharing software KaZaA. Article


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