Verizon high on 100G optical transmission; HickoryTech declares quarterly dividend

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@FierceTelecom RT @ovum: OFC/NFOEC 2012: Ovum panel confirms the move to 100G; operational issues remain key for data centers and service providers. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Sunrise Telecom will debut its packetWORX IPTV Suite, which includes the server-based packetWORX Monitoring System and packetWORX Analyzer field application, at CeBIT 2012 in Hannover, Germany. Release

> Verizon said during this week's OFC/NFOEC trade show that it is pleased with the progress the optical industry has made with 100G optical transmission. Article

> HickoryTech's board of directors voted to declare a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share of its common stock. Release

> The UK's Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) put out their own map showing broadband availability in the country's 36 largest towns and cities. Article

> Barclays Capital analyst James Ratcliffe forecasts that pay TV subscriber growth will grow "modestly" this year. Article

And finally ... Kutztown University in Pennsylvania is studying an online consulting system for telehealth. Article