Portland, Ore. to secure WiFi network with OpenDNS; China Telecom, China Unicom under investigation

Wireline news from across the Web:

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> Portland, Ore. is securing its public citywide WiFi network with OpenDNS. Article

> Syringa Networks has named former Tyco Electronics executive Larry Price as its new VP of sales and marketing. Release

> zColo, the colocation services arm of Zayo Group, is now supporting PCCW Global's expanded Point-of-Presence (PoP) at its 111 Eighth Ave. colocation facility in New York City. Release

> China Telecom and China Unicom face an anti-monopoly investigation from the National Development and Reform Commission. Article

> TM Forum has partnered with the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) to develop and adopt of standards for the management and operational needs of the cloud computing environment. Release

> KPN has unveiled the details of its three-step plan to increase FTTH deployment, beginning with the acquisition of four service providers owned by Reggefiber and Reggeborgh. Article

And finally ... Equinix and Telx, two of the major Ethernet exchange operators, intimated during this week's Ethernet Expo Americas show that they want to drop "carrier" out of their respective titles. Article

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