Huawei deploys 40G OTN for Hong Kong's PCCW; China's ZTE profits rise in 1H 2010

> 40G is ascendant in Hong Kong as Huawei Technologies has deployed a 40 Gbps optical transport network (OTN) solution for PCCW, Telegeography reports, which will increase bandwidth by 400 percent. Story.

> More good news for China telecoms as ZTE reported a 12 percent rise in net profit for the first half of 2010, to just over $129 million. The operator also grew revenue slightly in its carrier networks segment and substantially--39.7 percent--for terminal products and almost 18 percent for telecommunication systems, software and other products. News release.

> Qwest has announced a quarterly dividend of 8 cents per share, payable to shareholders of record on Sept. 24. News release.

> OVP (online video platform) provider Brightcove saw a huge jump in customers globally, with more than 1,800 media publishers in 48 countries. That's double the number of customers it had at the start of the year, with many signing on from Europe and Japan. News release.

> wooga isn't exactly a household name yet, and it ranks eighth among providers of games for social networks like Facebook. But the German company hopes to change that after selecting Level 3 to provide its CDN (content delivery network) services, including caching and storage. News release.

And finally... Cameron Diaz took the top spot this year of celebrity most likely to get your computer hacked. One in 10 websites featuring the actress have malicious software intended to infect computers and steal data, McAfee reports via the Washington Post. And to think, people used to wait more anxiously for Time's "Person of the Year" issue. Story.