UK and France lead Europe's OTT market; DoD thwarts major cyber attack

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> According to a new SNL Kagan report, the UK and France are taking the lead in Europe's over-the-top (OTT) service market. Article

> Pac-West Telecomm introduced its Telastic PRIME, a new suite of wholesale termination services driven by its Telastic Border Controller routing software. Release (PDF)

> Arris is negotiating a deal to acquire video on demand software vendor SeaChange. Article

> Sprint's Emergency Response Team (ERT) has invested more than $230 million to prepare its Texas networks for the upcoming 2011 Atlantic Hurricane season. Release

> KT and Softbank formed a joint cloud services venture. Article

> Swisscom has expanded its relationship with OSS vendor NetCracker to support its strategic All-IP program. Release

> Zayo Group has joined Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community, an online portal for service providers to purchase dark fiber and associated optical equipment from vendors such as Ciena and Infinera. Release

And finally ... The Department of Defense (DoD) reports that a tenacious cyber attack on Lockheed Martin, a major government IT contractor, had "minimal" effect on the agency. Article