Superstorm Sandy reinforces need for business continuity planning; RST targets NC data center opportunities

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> Lebanon plans to complete a project to link telecom providers' switchboards with fiber by April 2013 in a move to drive investments in 4G wireless and Fiber to the Home (FTTH). Article

> GLOBO, a mobile solutions and SaaS provider, has become a Silver Partner of the Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program (S.E.A.P). Release

> Skype is accused of handing out private information to a private company. Article

> Verizon Small Business Center will present a free webinar on Nov. 7 on how SMBs can use social media. Release

Cable News

> Charter plans to restructure its operations, migrate to all digital, and increase capital spending. Article

> Cablevision may launch WiFi voice service and warns that it may permanently lose subscribers whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Article

Enterprise Communications News

> Acme Packet tops Infonetics' SBC service provider survey. Article

> TechNavio: Latin America IT services market to grow 10 percent annually. Article


> Verizon still working to restore FiOS, other services a week after Sandy. Article

> Youku Tudou bulks up with Sony Pictures content. Article

Online Video News

> Hulu bulks up on CBS content in non-exclusive, multi-year deal. Article

> Amazon debuts $7.99 per month Prime Subscription. Article

And finally RST Global Communications is building out a new middle mile network that will provide necessary connectivity to the growing base of data centers in North Carolina. Article