INOC appoints Brian Parker to lead new optical network services division; Sprint says it supports Title II

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @ Craig Bishop: Cisco Security Poll: Companies have false confidence - Even after all the high-profile online breaches, companies have a false sense of security. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> INOC announces the strategic addition of industry veteran Brian Parker to its executive team as director of Optical Network Services. Release

> Global Capacity has appointed Bill LaPerch, former CEO of AboveNet, to its board. Release

> A trio of ICT consultants recommended that the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) be allowed to open up its 850km fiber backbone network to other service providers. Article

Cable News
> Multiscreen technology company Vubiquity has named former Warner Bros. executive Michele Edelman executive VP of marketing and communications, replacing the departed Laurie Lawrence. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T officially closed its $2.5 billion purchase of No. 3 Mexican carrier Iusacell from Grupo Salinas. AT&T named company veteran F. Thaddeus Arroyo as CEO of Iusacell following the close of the deal. Article

> Sprint argues that it does not matter whether the commission reclassifies broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, as long as mobile broadband is given a great deal of flexibility. Article

And finally… @Alcatel-Lucent: MSOs need to account for a wireless enabled world where there will be at least 10 devices per user. Article

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