News of Note—USTelecom, VMware, GTI and more

august 8 2017

>  Communications networks have shown much-improved staying power in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey compared with the Katrina disaster, local officials say. Wired article

> USTelecom’s Deep Dive on FCC Broadband Data: 90% Can Get 25 Mbps, 10% Can Get a Gigabit. Telecompetitor article

> Medicare spending on telehealth and telemedicine is increasing, yet the technology is still lagging in adoption due to reimbursement requirements. mHealth Intelligence article

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> VMware on Amazon Web Services was made generally available this week just as VMware announced the release of tools to help users manage their hybrid cloud environments. TechCrunch article

> GTL announced an enhancement to its industry-leading and patented voice biometric toolset with the addition of Voice IQ Search. Release

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