News of Note—FCC, BCN Telecom, Windstream and more

august 8 2017

> The FCC will vote Dec. 14 on a proposal to overturn net neutrality rules, sources say. Reuters article

> BCN Telecom continues to solidify its position as a leader in the aggregation of broadband services by adding Cable One, Mediacom and Suddenlink, a subsidiary of Altice USA, to the BCN portfolio. Release

> The Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing their long-standing relationship with Windstream to provide communication line assignment and coordination services during events and the regular season for various media organizations that broadcast the games. Release

> Cisco has launched a $1 billion program to help municipalities pay for smart city initiatives through loans, revenue sharing and other methods. A private equity firm and pension firm investors are also involved in the program. StateScoop article

> AT&T and Shell have signed an agreement for the provision of managed communications and network integration services for Shell globally. Release

> CompuServe’s forums, which still exist, will be shut down in December. Fast Company article