ITU is not taking over the Internet, says Toure; Ciena introduces new packet modules for 6500 platform

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@FierceTelecom RT @ITUSecGen‏: The ITU is not taking over the Internet, says ITU's Secretary-General Dr. Hamadoun I. Touré. Speech | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Microsoft identifies a Trojan hijacking Facebook accounts via Chrome and Firefox browser extensions. Article

> Ciena has introduced its new E-Suite packet modules for its 6500 platform, which it says will enable operators to more efficiently scale their Ethernet service offerings. Release

Cable News

> GTCR, a private equity firm, has acquired NewWave Communications from Palmico Capital for an undisclosed sum. Article

> Suddenlink and Mediacom Communications praised the Television Consumer Freedom Act introduced last week by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Article

IPTV News

> Australian broadcaster Seven West Media plans to create a "broadcast to broadband" operation next year, leveraging IPTV technology and the country's national broadband network. Article

> StarHub will offer IPTV to commercial customers first followed by residential customers over Malaysia's broadband network. Article

Online Video News

> Over 50 percent of YouTube's content partners have begun selling subscriptions to their channels. Article

And finally … Why would you lease a wavelength rather than just buying bandwidth? Post

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