News of Note—AT&T, Frontier, Microsoft and more

news of note

> AT&T unveiled a website to help friends and family locate people in Puerto Rico after hurricanes Maria and Irma took out the island's power and communication services. KTUL-TV article

> Frontier said its FiOS buried fiber proved more reliable than expected following Hurricane Irma. Release

> Microsoft and Facebook finished laying a 160-terabits-per-second trans-Atlantic cable. The Verge article

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> Cyxtera, a secured infrastructure firm, launched a global channel partner program. Release

> Singapore ranked as the top originator of cyberattacks in a report by Check Point Software Technologies, although much internet traffic in and out of the country could be launched elsewhere. Bloomberg article

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