PAETEC to announce Q2 earnings; GENBAND targets independent ILEC market

> Tune in as PAETEC Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: PAET) is going to release its Q2 2010 results on Thursday, August 5, 2010, and will host a conference call that day at 9:30 a.m. ET. Release

> Cogent's (Nasdaq: CCOI) CEO Dave Schaeffer continues to make the rounds on the speaker circuit. This time, Schaeffer will be heard at Oppenheimer's Annual Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference at 2:00 p.m. ET, August 10th. The conference is being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston in Boston, Mass. Release

> With the Nortel's Tier 2-3 ILEC customers now firmly in its grasp, GENBAND is wasting no time to targeting that customer base with its softswitch wares. Already, their move is paying off as Hamilton County Communications, a subsidiary of Hamilton County Telephone Cooperative in Dahlgren, Illinois, is leveraging GENBAND's C15 Compact Softswitch to deliver advanced IP services to end users and lay the groundwork for Hamilton's Fiber-to-the Home (FTTH) roll-out to seven exchanges that includes Hamilton County and five other adjacent counties in Southern Illinois. Release

> FirstCall Network, a national emergency alert notification provider, found that tw telecom (NasdaqGS: TWTC) was the best fit for their voice, data and co-location service needs. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, tw telecom will deliver co-location, dedicated Internet service, and auto-reroute and digital voice services. These services will help FirstCall more efficiently offer its emergency notification system to federal and state agencies, local municipalities, universities and businesses across the country. Release

> ADC (Nasdaq: ADCT) has decided to bury its patent infringement hatchet with AFL. ADC has added AFL as another licensee to certain patents that related to patents pertaining to ADC's fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) technology. Included in this patent licensing pact are technologies that relate to fiber distribution hubs and optical splitter modules. Release

And finally ... If you want to know where the majority of the world's Internet traffic comes from, look no further than China. According to Telegeography's updated world Internet service provider database, two Chinese ISPs--China Telecom and China Unicom--dominate 20 percent of all of the world's broadband subscriber base, ars technica reports. Article

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