Summit Broadband expands Southwest Fla. fiber network; ISPs tune into IPv6

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> RADCOM, a service assurance provider, won a $1 million contract with an unnamed major Brazilian service provider. Release

> Summit Broadband is merging with three area telecommunications companies to expand its fiber optic network in Southwest Florida. Article

> Carmen Velarde, a telecom and IT industry veteran, has joined the account management team at Nextera Communications, one of Minnesota's emerging voice and Internet providers. Release

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> Fox Networks Group President of Distribution Mike Hopkins will soon be named CEO of Hulu, reported Bloomberg, citing anonymous sources. Article

> Scripps Networks Interactive said that Laureen Ong resigned as president of Travel Channel. Article

Wireless News

> According to research firm Strategy Analytics, the global smartphone applications processor market continues to boom, growing 44 percent year-over-year to reach $4.4 billion in the second quarter. Article

> Sierra Wireless inked a $5.9 million deal with AnyData to acquire substantially all of the assets of AnyData's M2M embedded module and modem business. Article

And finally … ISPs warm to IPv6, but old-era Internet plumbing persists. Article