News of Note—NTCA, CenturyLink, Google Fiber and more

news of note

> NTCA said it supports the Broadband Connections for Rural Opportunities Program Act. Release

> CenturyLink is facing a securities-fraud class action suit from investors upset about CenturyLink's stock dropping. Bloomberg article

> New Zealand telco Spark has acquired local business services provider Digital Island, which will become part of Spark’s Ventures and Wholesale division. TeleGeography article

> Brookings outlines how tax reform can support rural broadband. Brookings.edu article

> Google Fiber is making changes to how it houses its networking infrastructure following complaints from residents in Alamo City, Texas. KSAT article