Covad (US) has completed the build-out of its next-generation telecom network, and now operates the US' s largest ADSL2+ network .
Embratel (Brazil) will trial WiMAX in Sao Paulo in January.
The FCC decision to open the TV market to telcos will break MSOs' dominance in the US market and open a price war, as the average cable package is worth $41, while the average ADSL package is $9 below.
Level3 is to buy Savvis for $135m.
StarHub (Singapore) has launched a 100 Mbps residential broadband service.