News of Note—Philadelphia’s telemedicine initiative, CenturyLink, Colt and more

news of note
Image: Pixabay

> Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine has established the Center for Connected Care, gathering its telemedicine operations into one technology hub, which it calls one of the largest such hubs in the U.S. Health Data Management article

> CenturyLink’s board of directors voted to declare a regular quarterly cash dividend of 54 cents per share, which will be payable on March 16, 2018, to shareholders of record on March 5, 2018. Release

> Colt Technology Services is expanding 100 Gbps connectivity products in Japan to better serve the needs of enterprises, financial organizations and cloud service providers in the region. Release

Blitz Week

Register for FierceTelecom Blitz Week - June 15-18

As the telecom industry moves forward in the age of new technology, FierceTelecom Blitz week addresses the questions of how platforms, providers, and more will modernize to keep up with these fast-paced changes and their current status of implementing these changes. Join us June 15-18 to dive deep into the world of telecom transformation.

> The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) released the public multivendor interoperability demonstrations that it will conduct at OFC in San Diego, March 13-15. Release

> Mozilla is handing out $2 million in grant money to help fund efforts to expand broadband connectivity to the nation's coverage gaps. Mozilla blog post

Suggested Articles

With the hurricane season looming large starting next month, Verizon is taking extra steps to keep its business and residential customers connected.

Telefónica's cybersecurity company, ElevenPaths, announced on Tuesday that it has achieved Amazon Web Services Security Competency status.

In the most recent earnings calls, some telecommunications executives expressed their concern over how the COVID-19 crisis was impacting SMBs.