Huawei launched connected city lighting solution; Henkels & McCoy promote Dillahunty to president, CEO

Installer news from across the Web:

> Huawei launches Connected City Lighting Solution with multi-level intelligent control. Release

> IEEE, TIA, ISO/IEC consider how proposed revisions to the 2017 National Electrical Code would impact PoE deployment. Cabling Installation & Maintenance article

> Henkels & McCoy has named company veteran James M. Dillahunty to President and CEO. Release

> Windstream's wholesale business recently partnered with McAllen Data Center to provide more strategic insight into traffic and bandwidth as a means of better leveraging its 100-gigabit backbone services. Light Reading article

> The Centennial City Council has dedicated $5.7 million to implement its Fiber Master Plan throughout the city. Release

Cable News

> Turner Networks will launch a number of SVOD platforms outside the pay-TV ecosystem in the coming months, an executive for the Time Warner Inc. programming arm said. Article

> Awareness of the pay-TV industry's 7-year-old TV Everywhere initiative reached 40 percent in the fourth quarter, up from 25.4 percent a year prior, according to TiVo-owned research arm Digitalsmiths. Article

Telecom News

> CenturyLink found that cable providers' Ethernet over HFC facilities are becoming a sound alternative source to fulfill large customer needs as it expands its service footprint outside of its traditional wireline territory, illustrating that there are growing options for special access wholesale services. Article

> Fatbeam, a regional dark fiber provider serving the Pacific Northwest, is seeing dark fiber adoption by schools in its serving area increase by 63 percent. Article

Wireless News

> T-Mobile finally added YouTube to Binge On, filling a noticeable void that existed since the program's launch in November. But that isn't the only new Binge On content partner that's sure to raise eyebrows. Article

> Verizon said it will launch a buy-one, get-one-free promotion for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge this week, joining rivals T-Mobile and AT&T in pushing the new, high-end phone. Article

And finally … Low-Power Wide Area (LPWA) connections accounted for more than 90% of connections in 2015, but the market is undergoing a drastic transition as it shifts away from private networks in favor of public networks, says ABI Research. Release

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