Infinera appoints Mike Kelly to head cable sales; China will lead FTTx market by 2016

Wireline industry news from across the Web:

> To get a bigger piece of the cable market, Infinera has named 30-year cable veteran Mike Kelly as its new VP of Cable Market Sales. Article

> Mike Schwartz is leaving his post as SVP of Communications for CableLabs after 22 years with the cable industry organization. Article

> Ukraine's IPTV market will reach 104,000 subscribers, or 2 percent of all pay-TV subscribers, according to a new Pyramid Research report. Release

> EarthLink will release its second quarter 2011 earnings on Thurs., July 28 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Release

> TerraWave Solutions has introduced a new micro MIMO antenna during this week's Cisco Live! 2011 IT and communications conference. Release

And finally ... A new Ovum report reveals that China will lead the Fiber to the X (FTTx) market in terms of subscribers and equipment by 2016. Article

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