These stories didn't quite make my top 5, but were huge news nonetheless:
- Several telcos have been eyeing 100 Mbps broadband access for their service road maps. Verizon explained its 100 Mbps philosophy just last week.
- Google decided to bid in 700 Mhz auction coming up next month, while telcos fought the FCC's auction rules. Verizon was the most vocal in opposing the FCC rules.
- Former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio was found guilty on 19 counts of insider trading, and has spent the intervening months in and out of court. Read this story in Telephony.