ITU: More than 5B phone subscriptions by 2010; Cisco developing ultra high-speed system for web access

> AT&T, Verizon Communications, the CTIA and several other large telecom companies and trade groups urged the FCC not to reclassify broadband services under the same regulatory category as telephony, warning that such a move would lead to turmoil. Article

> The International Telecommunications Union said it expects more than 5 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide in 2010. By the end of 2009, that number had already reached 4.6 billion subscriptions, or a 67 percent global penetration rate. Article

> Cisco Systems is developing an ultra-high-speed system for Internet access in partnership with a number of U.S. service providers, according to people close to the company. Article

And Finally... Behold, the unused phone app: calling. Article