News of Note—Verizon, Donald Trump, Granite and more

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Granite Telecommunications and AT&T have extended their local wholesale complete agreement through 2020. (Carl Lender/Flickr)

Here are some other news stories we’re following today:

> Verizon said in a filing this week it will pick up a one-time profit gain of $4.10 per share under the recently enacted tax law. Reuters article

> NS1, which provides domain name system and traffic management, has added DNS Security Extensions into its platform to combat DNS cache poisoning cyberattacks. SDxCentral article

> A new World Economic Forum report revealed that cyberattacks are one of the world's biggest risks, falling only behind extreme weather and natural disasters. ZDNet article

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> A bipartisan group of senators is pushing for President Trump to include rural broadband funding in a reported $200 billion infrastructure plan he might unveil in his upcoming State of the Union address. The Hill article

> Granite Telecommunications and AT&T have extended their local wholesale complete agreement through 2020. Telecompetitor article

> Colocation provider Digital Realty has named CenturyLink alum Erich Sanchack as its EVP of operations. Release

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