U.S. government to shut down 100 data centers; Will Fujitsu's UK FTTX broadband plan work?

Wireline news from across the Web:

> The U.S. government is getting ready to move about 75 agency programs into the cloud and has cited 100 data centers that could be shut down by the end of the year. Article

> Spain's telecom regulator, Telecommunications Market Commission (CMT), approved Telefonica's request to increase local loop unbundled (LLU) access rates 6.8 percent to $12 a month. Article  

> netTALK, a CLEC providing VoIP service, will sell its netTALK DUO VoIP device and digital phone service at Dell.com. Article

> Google's Milo Mendin opens up about their much anticipated Gbps Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) project in Kansas City. Article

And finally ... Despite its good intentions to bring broadband access to rural UK homes, getting public funding and lower cost duct and pole infrastructure from BT are two big obstacles that could put the project in jeopardy from ever getting off the ground. Article