Telus' CTO talks about fulfilling Canada's growing bandwidth appetite; CVC completes its purchase of HKBN

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@FierceTelecom RT @Alcatel_Lucent: By the end of the decade Asia will need to invest $1.1 trillion in telecom infrastructure to compete in the digital economy. Release | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon sounds off on how the service provider is fulfilling Canada's appetite for bandwidth, value-added service, and "future-friendly services." Article

> MRV Communications equips the University of New Hampshire's InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) with its MRV Media Cross Connect (MCC) Physical Layer Switch Chassis. Release

> CableLabs appoints Phil McKinney as the next President and CEO of the laboratory. Release

> CVC Capital Partners has completed its $657 million acquisition of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) from City Telecom. Article

And finally ... The proliferation of mobile and wireline computing devices has created what researchers call the time-wasting gap. Article