AT&T expands fiber markets; GE debuts test bed with 100 GB speeds

More installation, small cell, FTTP and equipment news from around the Web:

> AT&T will roll out fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) in parts of Greensboro and Durham, N.C., and add fiber to more multifamily dwellings in Nashville, Tenn. Greensboro release, Durham release, Nashville release.         

> GE scientists and developers have created an industry test bed that can transfer data at 100 GB speeds and support connectivity related to M2M, connected control systems, major infrastructure products and manufacturing plants. Release

> Tessco Technologies will distribute Samsung's Wireless LAN portfolio. Digital Journal article

> D-Link has launched its Central WiFiManager, which is a new wireless software that is designed to provide wireless access point management for business users and for multi-site installations. The software is free with purchase of select wireless access points. Release

> D-Link has launched a promotion in which customers that purchase a new 10-Gigabit Web Smart Switch (DXS-1210-12TC) will receive a free dual-port 10GBASE-T network adapter card (DXE-820T). The offer is available through Sept. 30. Cabling Installation & Maintenance article

> Bigbelly, a Massachusetts-based waste management company, is planning to turn 170 trash cans in downtown Manhattan into free public Wi-Fi hotspots. The containers will also transmit information to Bigbelly indicating how close they are to being full. Wireless Design & Development article

> Vocus Communications has selected WebNMS' Symphony Orchestration Platform to manage Vocus' multi-vendor business service network. WebNMS is a provider of software platforms for multi-vendor network management and IoT solutions. Release

And finally…  Italian farmers, concerned about production of milk and eggs, have installed showers and air conditioning in barns, pigsties and chicken coops.  Article