Sprint stock up on layoffs; Baltimore is "gaping hole" in Verizon plans

> Sprint shares up on layoffs; Hesse tells workers why cuts made

> Baltimore is gaping hole in Verizon's FiOS grid

> Iowa Telecom Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter Earnings and Conference Call

> New Zealand: Internet fault plagues Telecom customers

> France Telecom consolidates India biz, applies for ISP license

> French Test In-Building FTTH

> German Court Convicts Ex-Deutsche Post CEO of Tax Evasion

> AT&T launches new VOIP services in Jacksonville through U-verse

> UPC front €100mn for faster internet