StratoComm partner Evergreen to expand in Cameroon; XO's Barbara Polk named SVP of human resources

> Cameroon-based Evergreen ISP will expand its network thanks to joint venture partner StratoComm (Other OTC: STCO.PK), which is purchasing the assets needed to transition from an Interim Telecommunications System to a Transitional Telecommunications System that can support a larger subscriber base. News release.

> Barbara Polk has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Human Resources at XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO.OB). News release.

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> Orange tops the list of sustainable telecoms for the second year running, according to a new report by Verdantix. The independent research firm compared 17 European operators on 31 green-friendly criteria to arrive at its results. News release.

> Satellite infrastructure provider Globecomm Systems (Nasdaq: GCOM) has won an $8.7 million contract from a foreign government to install multiple Ka band antennas and related subsystems. News release.

> General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will be upgrading voice systems at two Army installations thanks to a combined $21 million in task orders through the Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program (I3MP). News release.

And finally... Cox Communications' high speed Internet has been named the "fastest cable Internet service provider in the country" by readers of News release.