Pac-West Telecomm's Turner joins NeoNova's board; Global Crossing wants the FCC to regulate Intercarrier fees

Wireline news from across the Web

> Tejas Networks will deploy Metaswitch Networks' MPLS, GMPLS and IP Routing control plane software for use on its Packet Optical and Carrier Ethernet products. Release

> Tele2 Netherlands' acquisition of BBned last October gave its business and residential broadband market share a boost, but its Q4 revenue declined 1 percent year-on-year to €180.1 million ($245.4 million) due to currency fluctuations. Article

> Hal Turner, current CEO of competitive wholesale provider Pac-West Telecomm, has joined managed broadband service provider NeoNova Network Services' board of directors. Release

> Vitesse Semiconductor is participating in a multi-vendor interoperability event, focused on IEEE 1588 for timing and clock synchronization over packet networks and Y.1731 flow-based Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM), and protection switching for packet-based Ethernet networks, at the MPLS & Ethernet World Congress this week. Release

> NTCA CEO Shirley Bloomfield issued a statement applauding the FCC's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Broadband USF Reform. Release

And finally ... Global Crossing wants the FCC to regulate Intercarrier fees between last mile providers and network service providers. In a letter to the regulator, Global Crossing said that "broadband ISPs are distorting the economics of the historical peering relationships that existed between carriers." Article

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