EarthLink honored for championing diversity on its board; Facebook integrates Skype video chat into its social network

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> EarthLink has been recognized as a 2020 Women on Board Winning "W" Company in recognition of the diversity on its Board of Directors. Release

> A report by IMS Research reveals that OTT subscription services such as Netflix Watch Instantly and Hulu Plus will account for the majority of global OTT service revenues over the next five years. Article

> China Unicom has employed Nokia Siemens Networks to deploy a 5,000 km, 40 Gbps DWDM network. Release

> Western Pennsylvania-based QCOL is leveraging Zhone Technologies' MXK as its primary GPON access platform for the new FTTH network it is building to deliver triple-play services. Release

> Telecom Italia shareholders write down the value of its stake in the company by €1.2 billion ($1.7 billion) on Wednesday. Article

And finally ... Facebook has taken a page from Google's playbook by integrating Skype video chat into its social network service. Article

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