Stoll promoted to VP at Integra Telecom; StarNet partners with NEC and Transmode on optical network expansion

> Dan Stoll has been promoted to vice president of business development and processes at Integra Telecom. He's been with Integra for 10 years in a number of management roles. News release.

> LG Electronics CEO Nam Yong is stepping down, to be replaced by Koo Bon-joon, currently CEO of LG International. Story.

> Cablevision and Time Warner Cable plan to build WiFi networks for 32 parks in New York City, reports VON|xchange. But access will be neither free, nor convenient. Story.

> Business VoIP provider Allworx received awards in two categories--IP PBX and IP Phones-- for Best Channel Product, given by Business Solutions Magazine. News release.

> StarNet, the second largest broadband operator (by subscribers) in Moldova, has partnered with Japan's NEC Corp. and Sweden's Transmode to improve and extend its optical fiber network. Story.

> AT&T this year continued to increase its capabilities to support MNC (multi-national corporation) requirements worldwide, Research and Markets reports, and remains focused on key U.S.-based MNCs and Tier 1 MNCs in the rest of the world. So MNCs can rest easy, I guess. News release.

> Sumitomo Electric is introducing a new 40 GbE optical transceiver which features a 40 km reach, with plans to start shipping samples in the first quarter of 2011 and mass production slated for 4Q 2011. News release.

> Level 3 Communications is working with MSI Live, Hurley and IMG Action Sports--the same companies that streamed the U.S. Open surfing championship in August--to provide live online and iPhone/iPad streaming of the Hurley Pro to surfing fans from Sept. 12-18. News release.

And finally... The U.S. government still lags behind in development and implementation of a cybersecurity policy, the Washington Post reports. A cyberspace policy review was unveiled last year, but no one's yet sure what action to take. Story.

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