NTT's Japan-US backbone capacity reaches 600 Gbps; IEEE proposes all-in-one home networking standard

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> NTT's Global IP network capacity between Japan and the U.S. backbone connection now reaches 600 Gbps. Article

> Infinera's CTO Drew Perkins plans to step down from his role to pursue other opportunities while continuing to support the company in a technical advisory role. Release

> Skype will offer a free hour of holiday WiFi at about 50 airports next week. Article

> France's telecom regulator Arcep has fined Numericable EUR5 million (USD6.5 million) for not complying with its 4 November 2010 ruling calling for amendments to its fiber network contracts. Article

> Lynx Network Group, which is building a middle mile network reaching into part of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, will deploy Cyan's packet optical transport platform (P-OTP) to deliver Ethernet services over its network. Article

And finally... The IEEE believes its proposed 1905.1 standard can provide a common data and control Service Access Point for IEEE P1901 (HomePlug), IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi), IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) and MoCA 1.1. Article