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Warping into NAB at the speed of broadband

Next week, I'll be covering the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas with my colleagues,  FierceCable  Editor Steve Donohue and Editor in Chief Sue Marek. NAB is of course one of the biggest trade shows of the year, but what's more telling is the amount of attention that will be paid to over-the-top services and technologies.

CenturyLink could gain new leverage to expand Seattle broadband

CenturyLink might be gaining the leverage it needs to expand its broadband footprint throughout Seattle if current Mayor Ed Murray is able to ease the telco's ability to place remote terminal (RT) cabinets on sidewalks near residential homes, reports  The   Seattle Times.

AT&T customer says hacker is threatening family via U-verse set-top box

An AT&T U-verse customer in Indianapolis has been receiving threats through her set-top box from an unknown hacker, reports Indianapolis Fox affiliate  Fox 59.

Arista Networks files IPO papers, hopes to raise $200M

Arista Networks, an emerging switching vendor focused on large data center and computing environment opportunities, filed papers to conduct an initial public offering to raise up to $200 million, reports  Reuters.

Aereo CEO Kanojia warns of 'chilling' consequences for cloud industry

As the Supreme Court's April 22 review of broadcasters' case against Aereo approaches, Chet Kanojia, founder and CEO of the embattled online video service, warned that the consequences of a finding for the broadcasters would have "chilling" consequences for consumers and the cloud services industry.

Infinera, Fujitsu, Cisco, Ciena see strongest growth, support in optical market, says Infonetics

Infinera may have been a late bloomer in the broader optical hardware market, but according to a new Infonetics scorecard, it has gained high ratings for innovation, reliability, service and support.

Tollgrade expands capabilities of in-home broadband testing tool

Tollgrade has added a software interface to its handheld VBT in-home broadband testing tool that will allow service providers to aggregate and store test results in a central location to ensure compliance with field repair processes.

Chromecast expands to 11 countries

Google kicked off the global rollout of its Chromecast streaming stick, announcing that the device is now available in nine countries on the European continent, the United Kingdom and Canada.

Amazon's rumored set-top: It's a dongle, baby

Amazon is jumping into the streaming device market, announcing it will release a dongle-type device in early April. Pricing is unknown at this time, but the device will likely be priced to compete with Google's $35 Chromecast and Roku's new streaming stick, as well as the Apple TV set-top and similar devices.

Telstra accelerates into the cloud with Cisco technology

Telstra is accelerating into the cloud using Cisco technology. The Australian telco giant said it will use Cisco's global cloud platform to provision cloud and network services in real-time to improve speed, security and performance for its customers.