> Mark your calendars: Qwest's second-quarter results conference call will be held Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 9:00 a.m. The results themselves will be released at 7:00 a.m. the same day. News release.
> Digital TV veteran Andrew Wallace has been appointed Chief Communication Officer at Eutelsat. He'll head up the satellite operator's sales and marketing activities. Meantime, Olivier Millies-Lacroix, who heads Eutelsat's commercial department, will be leaving the company after 19 years to "pursue other interests." News release.
> Extreme Networks' Ethernet switching platforms have received JITC (Joint Interoperability Test Command) certification. They're now on the Department of Defense's Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List. News release.
> Motorola Mobility is on its way: Motorola has filed a Form 10 Registration Statement with the SEC, an initial step in the company's plan to separate the Mobile Devices and Home businesses. The official due date is sometime in the first quarter of 2011. News release.
> China's appetite for streaming content just keeps getting bigger, but that doesn't spell good news for every vendor looking for a piece of the action. Content delivery network (CDN) growth is faltering as telecom operators, manufacturers and other interests shoehorn into the market. News release.
> RadiSys has partnered with LCR Electronics and Astute Networks to offer an integrated computing and switching platform. The Promentum C2 server is targeted at military and aerospace customers. News release.
And finally ... Nationwide Insurance is asking Americans this holiday weekend to put down the cellphone and drive. That includes not updating your Facebook status about that dude who nearly sideswiped you while talking on his mobile phone a second ago. Among other things. Release.