News of Note—CenturyLink, FCC, VMware and more

august 8 2017

> CenturyLink will release its fourth-quarter 2017 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Release

> Crystal Group is partnering with Intel, VMware and DC Systems to help utilities monitor, manage, and modernize critical power infrastructures. Release 

> The FCC is retaining its definition that home broadband is based on 25 Mbps speeds. Wired article

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> Rhode Island has become the latest state to pass legislation to preserve net neutrality protections for consumers. Engineering & Technology article

> California's Internet for All Now Act took effect Jan. 1 with $300 million to build broadband networks for the state's rural residents. Los Angeles Times article

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