News of Note—FCC, data centers, gigabit broadband and more

august 8 2017

> Hylan has named Carmine Manna as the chief operating officer of Telecom Operations for its New York City franchise, Hylan Datacom and Electrical. Release

> The global data center IT infrastructure market will decline at a CAGR of (5.16%) during the period 2017-2021, according to a Research and Markets study. Release

> CNET reporter Stephen Shankland found that AT&T’s gigabit broadband is giving him tomorrow’s internet today. CNET article

> The FCC has asked the public to comment on its proposal to expand the broadband definition to include wireless connections that have minimum speeds of 10/1 Mbps. Tom’s Hardware article

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> AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon are losing a large part of their broadband base to cable because they refuse to upgrade their networks. tech dirt article

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