Former Verizon president/COO Dennis F. (Denny) Strigl and former DDi Corp. president/CEO Mikel H. Williams joined the Tellabs board, bringing the number of directors to 11. Williams will be a Class III director, up for re-election at the 2013 Annual Stockholders Meeting, while Strigl will be a Class II director up for re-election at the same event…Mike Stefanski, currently serving as senior vice president/treasurer at Verizon Communications Inc., will move up to senior vice president/Investor Relations, effective Jan. 1, 2013…The GSMA elected members to its board for the two-year period from January 2013 through December 2014: Alejandro Magana Perez, America Movil; William Hague, AT&T Group; Jamaludin Ibrahim, Axiata Group Berhad; Sanjay Kapoor, Bharti Airtel Ltd.; Sha Yuejia, China Mobile; Lu Yimin, China Unicom; Wolfgang Kopf, Deutsche Telekom; Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Etisalat; Jean-Paul Cottet, France Telecom-Orange; Tadashi Onodera, KDDI Corporation; Dr. Suk-Chae Lee, KT Corporation; Sifiso Dabengwa, MTN; Kaoru Kato, NTT DoCoMo; Dr. Nasser Marafih, Qtel Group; Sung Min Ha, SK Telecom; Srinath Narasimhan, Tata Teleservices; Julio Linares Lopez, Telefonica; Lars Nyberg, TeliaSonera; David Thodey, Telstra; Hakam Kanafani, Turk Telekom; Anthony Melone, Verizon Communications; Jo Lunder, VimpelCom Ltd.; and Nick Read, Vodafone. The association also re-elected Franco Bernabe, chairman/CEO at Telecom Italia Group, as chairman; and Jon Fredrik Baksaas, president/CEO at Telenor Group, as deputy chair for second terms in these roles.

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Broadcast streaming app Locast expanded into the Pittsburgh TV market. The streamer, now serving 35 markets, will reach more than 1 million residents in the DMA, which also covers Morgantown, West Virginia

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