News of Note—CenturyLink, FTTH, Verizon and more

news of note

> A survey conducted by CenturyLink and Spiceworks of 250 information technology decision-makers found hosting of voice over internet protocol is becoming more of an integral part of business. Channel Partners article

> According to sources speaking to Reuters, the FCC will vote next month to overturn net neutrality guidelines. Reuters article

> The global FTTH market will nearly quadruple—from $9.5 billion to $37 billion, an annual compounded growth rate of 14.4%—over the next decade, a report from research firm Future Markets Insights found. Telecompetitor article

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> CenturyLink wins networking contract with Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Release

> Users in DSL Reports’ Verizon FiOS forum have indicated that Verizon is raising the entry level broadband speeds from 50 Mbps to 100 Mbps in many markets. DSL Reports article

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