GlobeNet's Ethernet services receive MEF certification; Cincinnati Bell to carry NFL Network on its Fioptics TV service

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> GlobeNet, one of Oi's Brazil-based subsidiaries, has received Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) certification for its Carrier Ethernet services. Article

> TE Connectivity's EVP and General Counsel Bob Scott will exit company at the end of the year. Release

> Competitive Spanish telco Jazztel reported that an increase in broadband subscriptions helped drive up its Q1 2012 net profit up 71 percent year-on-year to €11.8 million ($15.5 million). Article

> Hopkins Guy, a well known Silicon Valley intellectual property trial lawyer, joined Baker Botts L.L.P. as a partner in the firm's Palo Alto office. Release

> Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T), Guyana's wireline incumbent service provider, reported that vandals are stripping its network infrastructure, including copper wiring, for scrap metal. Article

> Cincinnati Bell will begin NFL Network service to its Fioptics digital television customers in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky in August. Release

And finally ... Enterprises need to consider various issues to make the migration from IPv4 to IPv6 a success. Article