Vint Cerf, founder of the Internet, turns 70; Telegraph services stay alive in India

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @Bob Metcalfe: Happy 70th Birthday, Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet. | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Bell Canada supports Alberta with a $100,000 donation to Canadian Red Cross to support people impacted by the recent flooding disaster. Release

> Spirent Communications announced support for OpenFlow 1.3 to advance testing of SDN controllers and switches on its TestCenter. Release

> A Facebook security bug exposed users' personal contact information on 6 million user accounts. Article

Cable News

> Cable programming distributor CABLEready filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after failing to find a buyer for its operation. Article

> Outdoor Channel has recruited SportsTime Ohio president and former Speed Channel president Jim Liberatore to be its new president and CEO. Article


> A study compiled by GfK Media and Entertainment for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) revealed that 19.3 percent of U.S. households said they still get their TV service from broadcast signals. Article

And finally … India may be closing its telegraph service offices, but according to Canada's International Telegram the service will continue to be offered. Article