Lumen asset sale to Brightspeed has been approved The FCC has authorized Brightspeed’s acquisition of Lumen Technologies’ incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) operations in 20 states. The transaction with Apollo-managed funds is scheduled to occur early in the fourth quarter, subject to other standard closing conditions. The business intends to extend its fiber optics network, bringing fast, dependable internet and Wi-Fi to communities across the 20-state area it is purchasing. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/2p8uymya UCaaS market to grow 15.3% from 2022 to 2031 The global Unified Communication-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market was estimated to be worth US$ 44.88 billion in 2021. During the projection period, from 2022 to 2031, the worldwide market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.3%. The proliferation of low-cost smartphones, expanding internet coverage, and greater use of digital platforms that enable remote work are all going to benefit the worldwide UCaaS industry. Because the pricing model…