HughesNet plans higher speeds for satellite broadband; Fiber shortages delay Minnesota broadband projects

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@FierceTelecom RT @TelcoRamblings: Telcos still struggle with paradigm shift: execs. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> HughesNet plans to make a number of improvements, including higher speeds, for its satellite broadband service. Article

> Orange Business Services signed a five-year, $100 million outsourcing contract with JTI (Japan Tobacco International). Release

> The UK's Ofcom enacted new broadband advertising rules that will require service providers to provide realistic speed estimates and can't describe broadband service as unlimited if it has certain restrictions. Article

> TELUS Health Solutions is working with Queensway Carleton Hospital (QCH) to accelerate the distribution of patient clinical documentation and admitted patient notifications from emergency department visits to patients' family doctors. Release

> India's Telecom Commission may relax laws that will enable VoIP through its National Telecom Policy 2012. Article

And finally ... Fiber shortages delay broadband projects in western Minnesota. Article