Verizon to roll out 667 area code in Eastern Maryland; Telus CEO drives teamwork culture

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> Verizon to roll out a new 667 area code in the Eastern Maryland region beginning on Saturday, March 24. Release

> CableLabs' Energy Lab reveals that digital set top boxes will be able to offer energy savings of 20 percent or more when the devices shift into a new "light sleep" mode. Release

> Ireland's Eircom may be put into examinership once lenders agree to a proposed debt restructuring plan. Article

> Broadcom has won a permanent injunction against competitor Emulex, meaning the company won't be able to make or import products that infringe two Broadcom patents. Article

> Myanmar's government is considering opening its telecom market to foreign companies by awarding four new operating licenses. Article

And finally ... Telus President and CEO Darren Entwistle talks about how he has helped create a new culture for the Canadian incumbent telco. Article