TM Forum to showcase 20 Catalyst projects at Management World; AOL plots comeback strategy

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> TM Forum's Management World 2011, scheduled for May 23-26 at Convention Center Dublin, Ireland, will showcase 20 projects in its Catalyst program, including cloud networks and services, digital service delivery and M2M management. Release 

> Comcast hopes to save itself truck roll costs and users the $50-60 service installation fee by offering triple play customers a new self-install kit. Article

> A San Francisco-based coalition believes that the city's ban on Yellow Pages will be a crushing blow to the labor, small business, senior citizen and ethnic communities and the economy. Release

> Hughes has wrapped up its broadband network deployment for Microcom in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Release

> CenturyLink will participate in two analyst conferences: the 2011 Jeffries Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, May 12 and the 2011 UBS Communications Team Investor Relations Conference on Friday, May 13. Release

> Talk about a sweet deal. Ireland's Eircom will reduce the cost of its 24 Mbps DSL service by 17 percent to under $57 a month and upgrade 20,000 customers from 8 Mbps to 24 Mbps for free. Article

And finally ... Tim Armstrong, AOL's CEO, believes he's got the right plan in place to make the once-giant search engine company an important force in the Internet world. Article

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