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Samsung Launches Online Store In Collaboration With Daraz.pk

[Press Release]  Samsung Pakistan recently entered into a partnership with Daraz.pk to become its official online retailer. With this partnership Samsung will have a dedicated ‘webstore’ on Daraz.pk, which is accessible at www.daraz.pk/samsung. Show More Summary

Friday Bytes: Colt, Viawest, CoreSite, Mitel

TGIF, here’s a quick look at some other news this week from the worlds of cloud and colo: … [visit site to read more]

In Brazil, Telefonica Wins the Auction For GVT

Vivendi has made its choice, and the auction for Global Village Telecom has gone to Telefonica. Both Telefonica and Telecom Italia had been bidding for the Brazilian telecommunications company back in August, seeking to combine the fixed line operator’s assets with their mobile businesses in the country. … [visit site to read more]

Telecom Industry Needs to Change Data Sales Philosophy, Rogers CEO Says

How can a wireless player increase the data spending of its customers? Rogers CEO Guy Laurence has a (new?) strategy: the telecom industry needs to change the way it markets its data services and stop scaring subscribers into buying more data. Instead, the carriers should focus on why it is worth the price. The CEO [...]

Steve Jobs Opposed Children using iPads (at least his children)

I’m sure many of us picture the lives of the technocratic elite as being filled with the gadgets we crave; touchscreens on every wall and iPads around every corner, but as New York Times journalist Nick Bilton explains, such is often not the case. In fact, the at-home reality for those who have imagined and [...]

The Tower Family Foundation: A Helping Hand to the Tower Worker Community

We down here in the CommLawBlog bunker want to shine a spotlight – make that a high intensity white strobe – on the Tower Family Foundation. Just now getting off the ground (full official name: the Tower Industry Family Support Charitable...Show More Summary

Intern-al Affairs II: Inviting More Former Interns to the Litigation Party

Two former interns take important step toward “class action” status. Class. Some litigants have it. Some don’t. A couple of folks who worked as interns at Gawker Media have managed to convince a Federal District Court Judge in New York that they might have it. Show More Summary

3D Printing Gradually Moving to the Mainstream

More job postings are listing 3D printing as a required skill, and Microsoft has updated its 3D printing app in Windows 8.1.

AT&T serves up SDN-enabled bandwidth on demand service for Austin businesses

AT&T is translating its cloud-based vision into a new service that will enable Austin-based businesses to order, add or change services in an on-demand basis.

UPN Expands to Council Bluffs, Wilcon Builds Out to El Segundo

There are two other organic metro fiber expansion projects out there this week worth a quick look: … [visit site to read more]

Verizon devotes $13M to solar projects in New Jersey

Verizon has made more progress with its on-site green energy program, announcing that it will invest over $13 million to expand three of its locations in New Jersey.

Zayo looks to reignite bandwidth trading trend with Tranzact service

Zayo appears to be taking a new stab at the long forgotten bandwidth trading concept by launching Tranzact, a platform that will allow enterprise customers or resellers the ability to order bandwidth services.

1 Gbps-enabled communities have higher GDP, says FTTH Council study

Communities that have a service provider that offers a 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband service have per capita GDP that's 1.1 percent higher than other communities that have either little or no gigabit services present, says the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas, citing a new study.

Lightower enhances fiber reach into downtown Philly

Lightower Fiber Networks continues to make progress with its network expansion effort, announcing that it extended its fiber footprint throughout downtown Philadelphia.

Google Fiber taps former Qualcomm exec

Google Fiber has named former Qualcomm executive Dennis Kish as the new head of its fiber broadband project, a move that could signify that the service provider sees the service as more than an experiment.

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