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

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> 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

> 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