> Poland-based telecom Netia has selected Alcatel-Lucent's Intelligent Services Access Manager (ISAM) platform as it deploys one of Europe's first end-to-end SIP-based voice architectures. News release.
> Sunrise Telecom has renewed its line of credit for the next two years with Silicon Valley Bank. The $3.5 million maximum was revised downward about $6 million by Sunrise Telecom. Silicon Valley Bank, meanwhile, is requiring the service provider to maintain a minimum quick ratio and tangible net worth, and to eliminate a previous minimum EBITDA requirement. News release.
> WAN provider GTT will set up interoffice connectivity for Track Data and upgrade the online trader's network infrastructure. News release.
> CBeyond has been dubbed one of the top 500 technology integrators by Everything Channel. News release.
> China's broadband appetite continues to increase: A new joint venture between Hengtong Optical Technology and OFS (a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Furukawa Electric Co.) will manufacture, market and distribute optical fiber preforms. News release.
And finally... Nonprofit tech consortium MiCTA, which helps education, government and charitable entities with their telecommunications needs, has selected ShoreTel as an endorsed national vendor for VoIP technology equipment. News release.