JDSU completes spinoff of optical unit; Anritsu announces cloud-based solution

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

> JDSU has been renamed Viavi. In addition, the company completed the spinoff of its optical unit, which is now known as Lumentum. CNN Money article

> Anritsu has announced SkyBridge Tools, a cloud-based solution that is intended to help installers save money by saving information to an account accessible via the Internet. Release

> PCTEL has discontinued its mobile tower product portfolio and has sold its remaining mobile tower inventory to Northern Tower Industries. Release

> National Instruments has released a test system that is intended to lower the cost of high-volume wireless manufacturing tests. Release

> According to Dell'Oro Group, the worldwide market for broadband access technologies such as PON, DSL and cable is expected to achieve revenues of almost $12 billion by 2019. Release

> There are plans to link a number of labs and supercomputers on the West Coast via a $5 million fiber deployment. Gizmodo article

> The town of Greenfield, Mass., wants to deploy a network that will provide Internet services based on Wi-Fi and fiber, but the deployment will require voter approval. Recorder article

> Outdoor distributed antenna systems are being deployed in Philadelphia in advance of the Pope's planned visit in September. NBC article

> Two companies are planning to deploy fiber-to-the-premises services in Pittsburg, Ks. Morning Sun article

And finally…  A U.K. man called police demanding that the officers arrest his cat for eating bacon that the man had planned to eat. Article

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