USCarrier Telecom opens network control center in Macon, GA; Netflix streaming drives more users to cut the pay TV cord

Wireline news from across the Web:

> USCarrier Telecom, a Southeastern wholesale provider, has opened a new 8,000 square foot Network Control Center in Macon, Ga. Release

> Avaya introduces its 'Avaya. The Power of We' branding campaign that it says is designed to demonstrate how its technology and services can help pull people together and allow them to access information across multiple devices. Article

> Tata Consultancy beefed up its workforce with 70,000 new workers last year, with plans to add 60,000 more this year to address continual demand for IT outsourcing services. Article

> KeyOn Communications bolstered its broadband wireless portfolio by acquiring CommX's VoIP business. Release

> Eircom's new wholesale 1 Gbps Ethernet service is now operational in over 600 urban and rural locations and is being used by 14 service providers in both urban and rural locations. Article

> UK-based Vtesse has deployed Tellabs' 7100 Nano Optical Transport System to support the expansion of its metro network. Release

> Spread Networks will bring its fiber network into the DuPont Fabros data center located in Piscataway, N.J. Release

And finally ... A Diffusion Group study says that Netflix's video streaming service is driving more consumers to cut the traditional pay-TV cord. Article