ITU urges broadband initiatives for developing countries; Google cautions UK ISPs about blocking porn

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> ITU in a new annual report urged the development of broadband regulations to create access in developing countries. Article

> John Stephens, AT&T CFO and Sr. EVP, will present at the Nomura 2nd Annual U.S. Media, Cable & Telecom Summit in New York on Wednesday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Release

> Brocade is offering hardware-based support for the OpenFlow software-defined networking (SDN) API and protocol to its NetIron and MLX series 100G routers as part of its overall SDN strategy. Article

> Polycom helped the Saint Vincent Health System develop and implement a telemedicine network that aims to link patients and health care professionals in virtual settings across 26 locations in Pennsylvania. Article

> tw telecom executives will speak at the Cowen and Company 40th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in New York City, Wednesday, May 30th at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Release

And finally ... Google advised UK ISPs to be cautious about filtering pornography on their networks. Article

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