> 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.