Paul Bowerstock to head Atlantic Tele-Network international units; Telenor debuts 40 Mbps VDSL service

> Atlantic Tele-Network appointed former Alltel veteran Paul Bowerstock as its new president of international operations. Release

> BillSoft, a provider of transaction-based taxation, had a very successful 2010 as it signed over 64 new contracts during the year. In December alone, it signed eight new contracts. Release

> Taking a page from U.S.-based ILEC Qwest, European telco Telenor has introduced a 40/10 Mbps VDSL-based dual play voice/data package for residential and business users. Article  

> FiberLight, a provider of high-bandwidth fiber-based services including Ethernet, Wavelengths and IP, SONET, and Dark Fiber optical transport network solutions, has joined Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community. Release

> InfoVista plans to highlight its Unified Communications Assurance Solution at Cisco Live in London this week. Release

> Eric Presworsky, CTO of Zhone Technology, will talk about future telecom access technologies, services, and applications in development, during the Telecom Access Network conference on April 11 at this year's NAB Show in Las Vegas. Release

> Italy's Sky Italia and broadband service provider Fastweb have signed a strategic agreement to offer consumers a triple play bundle of satellite TV, broadband data and wireline voice from Fastweb. Article

And finally ... AOL's co-founder Steve Case will head up a new White House initiative set on increasing private equity investments in startup companies and small businesses as part of President Obama's initiative to promote entrepreneurship. Article