News of Note—QTS Realty, Akamai, 802.11 Wi-Fi and more

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Take a look at some of the other stories we're following in the wireline segment of the telecom industry today. (Image: stevepb/Pixabay)

> Akamai Technologies appointed Scott Lovett as SVP of Global Web Sales. Release

> Researchers at Georgia Tech have created a robot called the HoneyBot that aims to protect industrial systems from cyber attacks. ZDNet article

> QTS Realty Trust has named industry veteran Clint Heiden as chief revenue officer. Release

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> BT’s network arm Openreach has launched a virtual dark fiber service, Optical Spectrum Access Filter Connect. Capacity Magazine article

> Four in five service provider respondents to a Broadbandtrends survey say they have 2018 Gfast deployment plans, with 27% in live deployments. Telecompetitor article