What is the right definition of FTTX?; WAN virtualization vendor Talari Networks secures $4.5 M in funding

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@FierceTelecom RT @broadbandtrends: What do you think constitutes an FTTx subscriber? How close does the fiber need to be to the customer? | [email protected]FierceTelecom

> Talari Networks, a WAN virtualization vendor, has secured $4.5 million in financing from current investors including Menlo Ventures, Silver Creek Ventures and private investors. Release

> Louis Hayner, WVT Communications Group's EVP and chief sales officer will speak on the "Educating the Channel with Industry Standard Certifications" panel at ITEXPO East in Miami on Feb. 1 from 2:30-3:15pm. Release

> T-Mobile Czech Republic, according to a Telecompaper report that does not cite a source, now serves 100,000 DSL customers. Article

> Amino has selected Celeno Communications, a provider of semiconductors for multimedia WiFi home networking applications, to provide a range of wireless products that complement Amino's range of IPTV set-top boxes (STBs). Release

> Dutch incumbent service provider KPN has reported a 63 percent year-on-year decline in net income for Q4 2011, a factor it attributes to growing competition in its home market and impairment charges related to Gentronics, its IT services business. Article

And finally ... COMPTEL Spring 2012's preliminary agenda is now online. Release