Videotron tries to one-up Bell Canada with 200 Mbps service; ACG, Infinera touts flexible modulation

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@FierceTelecom RT @LEADcommission: Secretary of Ed ArneDuncan & FCC Chairman Genachowski are supporting LEADCommission to evaluate technology in education. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> ShoreTel executives talked about the future of unified communications and its own cloud and collaboration strategies at its Investor Day this week. Article

> Videotron steals Bell Canada's FTTH thunder with plans to launch a new 200 Mbps DOCSIS 3.0 service in May. Article

> Bulloch Telephone Cooperative is leveraging ADTRAN's Optical Network Edge (ONE) and Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) to deliver a new voice, video and data triple play offering to its 8,500 business and residential customer base. Release

> Anue Systems is targeting new mobile backhaul and Carrier Ethernet equipment with its Anue 3500 v1.1. Release

> Italy's Metroweb has hatched a plan to roll out a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network to 30 of the country's major cities. Article

> Cox Business and IO Data Center jointly provide disaster recovery services for International Genomics Consortium (IGC) through a direct Cox Business fiber link between IGC's Phoenix headquarters and IO's Phoenix data center. Release

And finally ... Eve Griliches, packet optical analyst at ACG Research and Dave Welch, co-founder and executive vice president at Infinera, talk about the operational efficiency of super-channels, the benefits of flexible modulation and OTN integration. Video

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