> FierceIPTV guru Jim O'Neill grabbed some first-hand comments from 2Wire CTO Jaime Fink on what it means to be acquired by the world's largest set-top box manufacturer, Pace. Story.
> Cedar Point has gone overseas--not necessarily overboard--in selling its integrated VoIP switching technologies. The New Hampshire vendor has inked a deal with Multimedia Polska to deploy its technology throughout Poland. News release.
> Integrated Broadband Services (more commonly known as IBBS) has reached a deal to acquire VoIP provider SinglePipe and create what a "fully integrated voice and data solutions" company targeting cable companies. The acquisition was done at the prodding of IBBS customers who said they want a "single source of expertise to launch new services and accelerate bottom-line growth" according to IBBS CEO David Keil in a news release.
And finally... There are drawbacks to being the only operator around. Everyone in Hawaii lost service when Oceanic Time Warner experienced an outage of both high-speed Internet services and home telephone. Story.