News of Note—Orange Business Services, RigNet, Verizon and more

august 8 2017

> Orange Business Services and BlueTide Communications announced a new collaboration that will deliver comprehensive maritime communications to the shipping and marine industry, reaching almost every sea and ocean around the world. Release

> Bermuda-based operator One Communications has automatically upgraded all customers on its fiber-based broadband network for free. TeleGeography article

> RigNet named Brad Eastman as SVP and general counsel. He will report to RigNet’s CEO and president, Steven Pickett. Release

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> Team8, an Israel-based cybersecurity think tank and company creation platform, launched Sygnia, an elite military-grade cyber consulting and incident response company. Release

> FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed implementing a budget cap on the commission’s Lifeline program that helps Americans with low incomes pay for broadband and phone services. International Business Times article

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