Mexico to eliminate VAT for Internet services; NC could add anti-porn provision to the state's anti muni broadband bill

> Mexico, which has both the highest prices and lowest speeds in Latin America, plans to eliminate VAT for wireline and wireless-based Internet data services. Article

> Infinera reported Q1 2011 GAAP revenues of $92.9 million, up $117.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2010 and $95.8 million in the first quarter of 2011. Release

> Sipera Systems and voipGATE establish partnership to serve enterprise Unified Communications and SIP trunking services. Release

> Tornados in Alabama and Arkansas caused damage to Cobridge Communications systems in both states, as well as to the electrical grids that provide power for the company's services. Release

> Switzerland's cartel office Weko has rejected Swisscom and Group-E's joint FTTX venture in Fribourg, Switzerland. Article

And finally ... One North Carolina lawmaker wants to include a provision in the state's emerging anti-municipal broadband bill to prevent municipal service providers from offering pornographic content to their users. Article

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