SCTE steps up IPv6 educational efforts; Bright House under fire over fiber claims

> Telecommunications software provider Aware, Inc. saw a 24 percent increase in revenue in 4Q 2010 to $6.8 million, up from $5.5 million in the same quarter of 2009. News release.

> The SCTE (Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers) says it is stepping up its IPv6 transition efforts, adding two IPv6 transition-focused learning courses to its support activities. Story.

> Telastic's hosted VoIP product has been selected by Pac-West Telecomm for expansion of their call center business. News release.

> Tellabs is touting a smart mobile backhaul solution to help service providers meet growing bandwidth demands. News release.

> Slovenia's majority state-owned telecom soon will have to share its fiber-optic network with other operators once area regulator APEK issues a decision on the matter. Story.

And finally... Where's the fiber? Bright House Networks is telling its Florida customers that they have fiber-based service, but Broadband DSL Reports says it's just a tactic of pretending "that core network fiber is the same as last mile fiber." Story.

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