News of Note—Barracuda Networks acquired, Washington’s net neutrality bill, FirstLight and more

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> Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm, has completed its acquisition of Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, for $1.6 billion. Release

> FirstLight announced that Pinkerton Academy, the largest independent high school in the U.S., has selected FirstLight to provide high speed Internet to connect 23 buildings across its 170+-acre campus in Derry, New Hampshire. Release

> FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly says that the regulator should not expand the Universal Service Fund contribution base or increase the overall USF budget. Telecompetitor article


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> TPx has signed Converged Network Services Group (CNSG) as a national master agent. CNSG had been distributing TPx services through its agreement with DSCI, which TPx acquired in 2016. Release

> Washington’s net neutrality bill was approved by the state's House of Representatives. US News article