Huawei plans to pursue other Australia NBN projects; Verizon to open trilingual FiOS store in Providence, R.I.

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@FierceTelecom RT @TelcoRamblings: Industry leaders moving on cloud-powered, low-latency pizza delivery. Hmm. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Huawei plans to pursue other projects related to Australia's National Broadband Network, despite being banned from bidding on contracts due to security concerns. Article

> Lebanon's Ministry of Telecommunications (MoT) said that state-owned Ogero will complete a national fiber network "within months." Article

> California's Santa Clara County will get an additional area code, 669, later this year. Release

> Verizon will open its first trilingual FiOS store in Providence, R.I. on Tuesday, April 3. Release

> Comcast asked tornado victims in Michigan to pay a "vacation fee" of between $15 and $20 a month. Article

And finally ... Does the consolidation of the cable and telco industry jeopardize the open Internet? Article

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