XConnect launches Video Interconnection Exchange; 3M to power TVs with Ethernet cables

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> XConnect has launched its Video Interconnection Exchange (VIE), a global video interconnection service. Article

> BTI Systems has introduced its All-Packet Mobile Backhaul Solution, an integrated mobile backhaul solution designed to address 3G & 4G wireless deployments in metro and regional networks. Release

> Western Pa.-based Hickory Telephone Company is leveraging Zhone's MXK solution to support both its FTTx and legacy copper-based POTS services. Release

> Motorola Solutions plans to hire 400 employees in Chicago over the next 18 months. Release

> LiveVox, a provider of private VoIP cloud and integrated contact center applications, is offering cloud-based switching for multisite contact centers. Release

> Service providers need to establish a set of best practices to make IPv6 over broadband access a success. Article

And finally ... 3M, a company best known for the Post-It Note, has developed a method to power TVs via Ethernet cable. Article