> Sunrise Telecom (Other OTC: SRTI.PK) announced a new DSL testing device: The palm-sized SunLite UDSL can verify multiple DSL configurations, reducing the need for technicians to carry multiple testers. News release.
> Mark D. Adolph is moving to Hostway, joining the cloud services provider as executive vice president and CFO. He most recently served as senior VP and CFO at satellite Internet provider WildBlue. News release.
> Bundled services are picking up the landline slack for telecommunications providers, Plunkett Research says in a new report, while wireless and Internet services continue to drive the market. Look for unified communications to grow in the near term, the firm says. News release.
> Inc. 500 has named ClearAccess the fastest growing private company in telecommunications this year. The broadband solutions provider ranked 66 across all industries. News release.
> Remember payphones? They're still around in limited quantities, and news from the payphone front is that outdoor advertising company Titan has purchased Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) entire New York City inventory consisting of 1,900 payphones at 1,300 kiosks. News release.
> T-Systems, a Deutsche Telekom subsidiary specializing in cloud services, has been awarded worldwide SAP certification. The vendor has been selling its Dynamic Services for SAP Solutions since 2004 to over 100 companies. News release.
And finally... the Obama administration is on a cost-cutting bent, the Washington Post reports, and is planning to review 26 government IT projects worth a total of $30 billion with the idea of trimming back contracts that aren't meeting goals. It sounds good, in theory. Story.