NTCA members debate NBP reform; Wyoming looks to entice Verizon

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> Members of the NTCA (National Telecommunications Cooperative Association) debated the National Broadband Plan with its author, Blair Levin, at the NTCA's annual event in Dallas, Texas. News release.

> Wyoming is looking for data center gold, with its state senate passing a tax break measure for mega data centers in the hopes Verizon will build a $4 billion facility in Laramie. Story.

> Savvis will host a technology update call on Feb. 22 for financial analysts hosted by CTO Bryan Doerr. Details.

> European network operator Interoute has deployed GENBAND's S3 Session Border Controller (SBC) to launch a secure SIP trunking solution for Microsoft's Unified Communications. News release.

> Jim Ilson has been appointed chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Astreya Partners. News release.

And finally... Fairpoint Communications' Teresa Rosenberger talks with the Concord Monitor about the company's recent bankruptcy and its broadband goals. Story.