Verisign to participate in World IPv6 Day; TDS sells $300 million of senior unsecured notes

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Verisign confirmed that it will join more than 80 website operators to participate in World IPv6 Day on June 8, a 24-hour trial of the Internet address protocol. Article

> Although you'd be hard pressed to find a critical mass of sports fans that actually have a 3D TV set, Verizon FiOS TV will launch a 3D service on April 5 to coincide with the Masters Golf tournament and the National Basketball Association playoffs. Article

> Telephone & Data Systems announced on Monday that it sold $300 million of senior unsecured notes, an increase over the originally planned $100 million deal. Article

> Telekom Austria reportedly made a $1.34 billion bid for stake for Serbia's proffered 51 percent stake in national phone company Telekom Srbija. Article

> DSLExtreme, an independent ISP owned by Ikano Communications, is laying off its U.S.-based tech support workers with plans to outsource those functions to the Philippines. Article

> Local politicians are touting a new plan to bring broadband access to western Massachusetts. Article

And finally ... A Gigaom post talks about how the advent of broadband caps is not just the result of video, but also the growing use of new bandwidth hungry devices such as the iPad. Post

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