France Telecom eyes Mobinil; Verizon invests in Virginia

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@FierceTelecom RT @FierceGovernment: Internet blackouts roll through Iran. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> France Telecom is reportedly set to acquire control of Egypt's Mobinil. Article

> Verizon pumped more than $725 million into wireline infrastructure in Virginia last year. Release

> China Telecom bases cloud computing efforts for western China in Chengdu. Article

And finally... AT&T invested more than $3.8 billion in New Jersey networks over the last three years. Release