Xerox PARC to celebrate Ethernet's 40th anniversary; Scuba divers cut Telecom Egypt's submarine cable

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@FierceTelecom RT @BobMetcalfe: Xerox PARC will hold an event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ethernet at Computer History Museum on May 22-23. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> CenturyLink will hold its Q1 2012 earnings call after the market closes on Wednesday, May 8. Release

> Broadvox, a provider of managed business VoIP services, has published a guide to issues that businesses should consider before selecting a hosted voice provider. Release

> Bell Aliant's Q1 2013 results conference call is scheduled for May 1. Release

Cable News

> Comcast subscribers in the Philadelphia area won't be able to sue the cable MSO in a certified class action suit, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a 5 to 4 decision. Article

> Cox Communications promoted J.D. Myers, II, to vice president of its Northern Virginia operations. Article

IPTV News

> Intel will expand the pay-TV space by offering what it calls "smarter bundles" that target younger viewers. Article

And finally … Three scuba divers in Egypt were arrested for trying to cut a cable owned by Telecom Egypt. Article

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