News of Note—FCC, Cleareon, Microsoft and more

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Here are some other news stories we’re following today:

> The FCC gave commenters an extra four weeks to weigh in on Nov. 16 decision to re-reform the Lifeline communications subsidy program. Multichannel News article

> Front Porch is one of several retirement community companies across the U.S. using telehealth platforms and technologies to keep seniors active and engaged in maintaining their mental and physical well-being. mHealth Intelligence article

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> Expanding broadband in rural areas will be high on the agenda in Washington this week as a House committee considers several measures related to the topic. The Hill article

> Cleareon has signed a definitive agreement to acquire additional data center assets within the New York City metro area. Release

> Microsoft is calling for a global reassessment of cybersecurity regulations following a raft of recent large-scale cyberattacks. CNBC article

> Alaska has joined New York and other states in proposing their own net neutrality rules. DSL Reports article