> Ian Bowen-Morris, former head of marketing at UK directory service Yell.com, has been hired by registry operator Telnic Limited as Chief Marketing Officer. Telnic runs the .tel top-level domain, an URL extension created for communications-focused companies and directory service providers. News release.
> Trouble for Veraz Networks: The MGN (Multimedia Generation Network) vendor has been put on notice by the NASDAQ because its stock has closed below $1 per share for 30 consecutive days. The company must post 30 consecutive days above the $1 share price by Dec. 28, 2010 or it will be delisted. Release.
> Interest in IPTV has never been higher, but network operators face some stiff challenges as they scale to meet demand. This according to a new report from Heavy Reading Insider. News release.
> TerreStar Networks has obtained in-orbit insurance for one more year on its commercial satellite, TerreStar-1--good for the mobile communications provider, which plans to roll out a dual-mode, satellite-cellular smartphone dubbed GENUS, in September. Wonder what the standard deductible is. News release.
And finally... An op-ed by Oklahoma governor Brad Henry in the Tulsa World lands on the opposing side of broadband reclassification, saying it "will make it very difficult, if not impossible, to achieve the lofty goal of universal broadband access across the U.S." Story.