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Amazon's faith in 4K could lift the technology out of its niche position

Amazon's move to shoot its new drama and comedy series pilots in 4K next year could provide some much needed momentum for the nascent video technology.

AT&T, China Telecom, Deutsche Telekom grow IPTV business, take video share from cable

AT&T and international service providers China Telecom and Deutsche Telekom's aggressive IPTV buildouts and subscriber acquisition strategies are helping them take away share from cable operators, says Infonetics in a new report.

Frontier's AT&T Connecticut deal could spur U-verse, Northeast expansion

Frontier's move to acquire AT&T's regional Connecticut operations, once known as Southern New England Telephone, for $2 billion immediately deepens the telco's presence in the Northeast part of the United States. When it completes the acquisition, Connecticut, New York, and Pennsylvania will become part of its new Northeast region.

Alcatel-Lucent names company alum Tim Krause as CMO

Alcatel-Lucent has put another piece of its new management team in place by naming former AT&T executive Tim Krause as its new Chief Marketing Officer.

Public cloud leads UCaaS market, private cloud growing faster

Public cloud deployments are still more than half of all Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) deployments but the private sector, with 51 percent growth in the last four quarters, is expanding faster, according to data compiled by Synergy Research Group.

Japan's Yokogawa Electric tabs Sprint for global network

American telecom Sprint and equipment vendor IBM flexed their international muscles with a pair of overseas contracts that showed a growing need for network infrastructure and cloud-based services.

Bell Aliant adds 5 new shows to IPTV-based community TV channel

Bell Aliant's Atlantic Canada IPTV service has expanded its Community One TV channel with five new shows that highlight local culture and sports.

Consumers hammer BT's TV service

British consumers are not very happy about the way BT provides TV service, according to an analysis of complaints made to the UK's Office of Communications (Ofcom).

Frontier acquires AT&T's Connecticut wireline ops for $2B

AT&T continues to move out of the wireline business. The carrier today announced that it would sell its ILEC operations in Connecticut--including 900,000 voice customers, 415,000 broadband customers and 180,000 U-verse video subscribers--to Frontier for $2 billion.

AT&T takes leadership position in APAC telecom market, says IDC

AT&T's aggressive expansion into the Asia Pacific market has enabled it to obtain a leadership position in the region, according to IDC MarketScape's annual study.