Netflix's users unhappy about rate hikes; Comcast user violates MSO's 250 GB data cap

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Netflix users are lashing out at the video streaming/rental provider's move to increase the prices on all of its movie-rental plans. Article

> Cox Communications has reestablished its multiyear agreement with Level 3 to exchange IP and transport services, dark fiber and wholesale on their respective networks. Article

> PBX sales in 2010 grew 16 percent over 2009, a study commissioned by Eastern Management Group reveals. Post

> Metaswitch is enhancing its focus on IP applications with a new instant messaging server based on Rich Communications Suite specifications. Article

> MetTel has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70, which will allow government agencies to buy a number of services, including DSL, MPLS, voice and wireless services from the service provider. Release

And finally ... One Comcast user managed to violate the cable MSO's 250 GB bandwidth usage cap and his account is suspended for a year. Here's his story. Article