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Sizing up the 25 most powerful people in the U.S. telecom industry

As the telecom industry evolves into one where service providers offer a series of wireless and wireline services, FierceTelecom and FierceWireless teamed up to present The 25 Most Powerful People in U.S. Wireless and Wireline 2013 to reflect the changing nature of this market vertical.

TDS progresses with 4 broadband stimulus projects in Georgia, Wisconsin

TDS Telecom is moving forward with four broadband stimulus projects that will extend service to customers in parts of Georgia and Wisconsin.

Netflix overhauling its TV user interface

Netflix began rolling out a new user interface for viewers who use its service on TV sets Wednesday morning.

Trying to rewrite the online video rules

For the second time this year, a veteran U.S. senator has introduced legislation that, if enacted, could have real implications for the online video industry. This time, that senator happens to be chair of the committee in charge of most media legislation. So this bill has a better chance of actually becoming a law.

Intel's OTT service reportedly draws Liberty Global's interest

The over-the-top video service planned by Intel that has failed to get off the ground could end up in the hands of cable industry veteran John Malone. According to Bloomberg News, Malone's Liberty Global company, which operates cable systems overseas, is talking with Intel about buying the service.

Hulu said to seek pay-TV partnership

Hulu, having decided against selling itself to a pay-TV distributor earlier this year, is now in talks with cable operators and other TV providers about the possibility of partnering with them, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Senate bill would expand online video rights, obligations

A bill in the senate could give online video distributors new protections against anti-competitive behavior by incumbent pay-TV operators while also putting new obligations on companies that use the Internet to deliver pay-TV-like services.

Roku devices will get Disney TV Everywhere apps

Roku owners who also subscribe to certain pay-TV providers will be able to access Disney's suite of WATCH apps through the streaming video device.

Hawaiian Telcom's consumer revenue jumps to $35.3M on strong broadband, video gains

Hawaiian Telcom reported that Q3 2013 consumer revenues rose 2.4 percent to $35.3 million due to an increase in IPTV and broadband subscribers.

TDS Telecom completes part of Alabama broadband stimulus build

TDS Telecom has completed a part of its ARRA-funded broadband Internet project around Center and Cedar Bluff, Ala., making services accessible to some residents living in the area.