Carolina Panthers upgrade DAS for home stadium; Videotron announces Gigabit speeds over coax

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

> The NFL's Carolina Panthers revamped the DAS system in the Bank of America Stadium.  Charlotte Post article

> Videotron, a Canadian cable company, demonstrated downstream speeds over coaxial cable that reach 1 Gbps by bonding DOCSIS 3.0 channels. Release

> CTI Towers completed its acquisition of towers from Celtic Corp. CTI owns and manages more than 500 towers. Release

> PCIA President Jonathan Adelstein has urged federal policymakers to mitigate municipal "proof of need" requirements as an unnecessary barrier to deployments of wireless infrastructure. Release

> The National Wireless Safety Alliance, a new organization developed to assess and certify the safety of workers deploying wireless networks, now has a website. Release

> Atherton Fiber will deploy fiber to homes in the town of Atherton, Calif. Paradise Post article

> The SCTE has approved a test method designed to evaluate shielding effectiveness against the electromagnetic interference of components. SCTE's standards list

And finally…  A Boulder, Colo., sheriff's deputy encountered a baby owl that seems to have a lot to say. Article