Service providers help relatives connect with Japan's earthquake survivors; Online readership surpasses print newspapers

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> With Japan's earthquake and tsunami hampering many of its telecom networks, service providers have established text bulletin boards that will help travelers and U.S. relatives connect with their family members. Article

> Cbeyond will provide updates about the recently ratified update of SIPconnect, the new industry standard for SIP Trunking. Release

> Ditech Networks, a provider of advanced voice processing solutions, has promoted Ken Naumann as its president. Release

> Comcast has been busy lately expanding its DOCSIS 3.0-based 100 Mbps service for businesses with the latest expansion taking its 100 Mbps service and switched voice trunk service to California-based businesses. Article

> Ralink is making its stamp on the VDSL market with its new RT65168 VDSL2/ADSL2+ processor that it claims will enable service providers to deliver "cost effective" triple play service bundles with support for VDSL 30a Profile and ADSL Fallback. Release

And finally ... According to a new report from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, online readership and advertising revenue is higher than print newspapers. Article