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.

Suggested Articles

LF Edge, an umbrella organization that's part of the Linux Foundation, announced the second release of its Akraino Edge Stack.

Chris Young is leaving his role as CEO of cybersecurity firm McAfee to become a senior advisor with TPG Capital, which has a majority stake in McAfee.

CenturyLink wins a $1.6 billion contract with the U.S. Department of Interior to upgrade its network services and modernize its IT solutions.