News of Note—Verizon, Frontier, BT and more

news of note

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

> Following Hurricane Maria, and learning of the magnitude of the damage left by the storm, Verizon pledged an additional $4 million and a commitment to identify organizations that could provide significant long-term recovery assistance to the islands. Release

> Attorney General Jeff Sessions said technology companies are not doing enough to help federal investigators access encrypted communication. Reuters article


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom!

The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> Frontier Communications' FiOS Quantum TV subscribers will now be able to get a hands-free video experience using Amazon Alexa. Release

> QTS Realty Trust announced that Telia Carrier has deployed a connectivity node in QTS' Richmond mega data center. Release

> Angry U.K. villagers upset over slow broadband speeds have burned an effigy of a BT Openreach van. Telegraph article

Suggested Articles

T-Systems, the IT and digital services division of Deutsche Telekom, is letting customers kick the tires on private cloud usage via a free trial.

Riverbed Networks announced the upcoming general availability of its SteelConnect EX, which is a WAN Edge Infrastructure solution with SD-WAN.

India's Vodafone Idea Limited has picked open source vendor Red Hat to build out its distributed network data centers across a "universal cloud.…