News of Note—Uniti, FCC, SaskTel and more

News of note

> Uniti Group’s board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 60 cents per share, payable on Oct. 13, 2017, to stockholders of record on Sept. 29, 2017. Release

> Chairman Ajit Pai wrote in a blog post that the FCC’s Thursday meeting will focus on how to bridge the digital divide and increase broadband access in rural areas. Bloomberg BNA article

> A bipartisan group of senators plan to introduce legislation that would mandate vendors of internet of things devices to comply with industry security standards and ensure the patchability of their products. Reuters article

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> SaskTel International implemented its next generation Order Management, Inventory, Assignment and Provisioning solution, Optius, into SaskTel's business operations. Release

> The cybersecurity market, according to a report published by Zion Market Research, is expected to reach $181.7 billion in 2021, with a compound annual growth rate of 9.5% from 2016 to 2021. Release

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