Transverse touts value of cloud-based billing; Analyzing America's 5 Internet faults

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> Transverse CEO James Messer discusses the value of migrating to cloud-based billing and usage-based subscriptions. Article

> Uruguayan state-owned service provider Antel plans to connect around 80,000 households to its in-deployment FTTH network in the capitol, Montevideo, by the end of the year. Article

> Orange Business Services received the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Data Communications Service Provider of the Year award. Release

> Zayo Group has been selected as a finalist by the American Business Awards for "Best Overall Company of the Year - less than 2,500 employees." Release

> Spain's major telcos may have to pay steep fines for providing poor customer service. Article

> Connectiva Systems, a provider of revenue optimization solutions, has launched ConnectivaCloud, a portfolio of hosted analytics applications for the telecom industry. Release

And finally ... lays out five reasons why the U.S. Internet leaves a lot to be desired. Article