Verizon put $2.8 bill into infrastructure in 2010; UPC Ireland reprimanded over price increase

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> Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) is taking pains to point out that it poured more than $2.8 billion into infrastructure improvements along the East Coast last year. Story.

> Sonus Networks is addressing the problem of telephony denial of service (T-DNS) attacks on call centers by introducing its VoiceSentry application, now on display at ITEXPO East through tomorrow. News release.

> Steven Finnerty has been named Vice President of Sales for Zayo Colocation. News release.

> UPC Ireland was formally reprimanded by ComReg (Commission for Communications Regulation) for failing to correctly inform its customers of a rate increase implemented in early January. Story.

> CableLabs says not to worry, the cable industry is ready for the transition to IPv6. Story.

> It's The Switch's 20th anniversary: initially launched in 1991 as a television routing service for the New York area, the provider's customer-controlled routing system has expanded globally since. News release.

> Small businesses with an existing AT&T (NYSE: T)¬†wireless account and an iPhone can now set up a cloud based mobile PBX service via the [email protected] app. News release.

And finally... broadband is way cheaper now than it ever was, says Om Malik, down 50 percent from 2008. Story.