* Linksys has shipped more than 25M wireless routers
Cisco’s Linksys division said it has shipped more than 25 million wireless routers since January 2001. On a monthly basis, Linksys is now shipping nearly one million wireless routers, including Wireless-B, Wireless-G, Wireless A+G and Wireless-N Routers. Linksys quoted the Dell Oro Group, which estimates Linksys has a 40.2% revenue market in SOHO shipments of wireless routers.
* Verizon’s FiOS TV gets the okay in another Mass. town
Verizon was given dispensation to turn on FiOS TV in Hopkinton, Mass. The town’s Board of Selectmen granted Verizon a cable TV franchise on Tuesday. Hopkinton has about 4,500 households. The town is the 22nd in Massachusetts to grant a franchise to Verizon.
* GetConnected names CEO
GetConnected appointed Ali I. Riaz as chief executive officer. Sasha Novakovich, GetConnected’s founder and former CEO, is now chairman of the board. Riaz joins GetConnected from Fast Search and Transfer.