Sonus CTO to speak at ICICS conference; 3 states get $1M to fund telehealth initiatives

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> Graybar has promoted Todd McDonough as its new district vice president for the company's Boston district, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Release

> Rajiv Laroia, Sonus Networks SVP and CTO, will give a keynote speech at the International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS). Release

> UK competitive provider CityFibre took the covers off its $800 million fiber network plan to connect about 50,000 businesses and 1 million of Britain's 25 million homes. Article

> ADTRAN received Frost & Sullivan's 2011 North American Carrier Ethernet Access Product Leadership Award. Release

> BlackRock, a New York-based investment management firm, has acquired 5 percent of Telecom New Zealand. Article

> Cisco Systems' VP of partner marketing Amanda Jobbins outlines five channel marketing priorities to help channel partners better work with their end customers. Article

> Eircom has given possible bidders two weeks to submit bids for the former Irish telecom monopoly. Article

And finally ... Indiana, Maine and Virginia all received separate $1 million in grants from the U.S Health Resource and Services Administration to develop new telehealth resource centers. Article

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