Emerging market wireline broadband to exceed $182B; IT budgets return to pre-recession levels

Wireline industry news from across the Web:

@FierceTelecom RT @communitynets Building Community Capacity through Broadband project talks about community-based broadband networks. Video | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Level 3 explains how important network uptime on a hospital's WAN is in providing quality patient care. Post

> An ABI Research report says that service providers in emerging markets like Brazil and Russia will drive more than $182 billion in wireline-based broadband revenue by the end of 2011. Release

> Service providers may be happy to know that a new Society of Information Management (SIM) survey said that CIO and IT managers' budgets have "returned to pre-recessionary levels." Article

>CenturyLink will release its third quarter 2011 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, Nov. 2, and host a related conference call at 4:30 p.m. CDT that day. Release

> Juniper and NSN are using this week's Carrier Ethernet World Congress 2011 conference to launch Carrier Ethernet Transport 3.0 (CET). Release

> Sierra Leone will soon get its first international fiber connection courtesy of the new Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable in the country's capital, Freetown. Article

> Ken desGarennes, CFO of the Zayo Group, will present at the Deutsche Bank 2011 Leveraged Finance Conference beginning at 11:15 a.m. PT on Thursday, Oct. 13. Release

And finally ... A new Verizon poll asks what you wear when you work from home. Video

Suggested Articles

“We’ve seen decades of momentum in weeks," said Gelsinger. "We’re surprised how quickly customers were able to adapt."

Along the same lines as AT&T last week, Comcast Business has released a more robust, in-home broadband service for work from home employees.

After posting a triple-digit revenue increase last year, the growth outlook for carrier managed SD-WAN has been lowered by 17%, according to a report.