News of Note—Windstream, data centers, cybersecurity and more


> Windstream announced its board of directors has revised the company’s capital allocation strategy. Release

> The Senate passed a bill Friday called Kari’s Law to require that multiple-line telephone systems in hotels, offices and other enterprises accommodate direct-dial 911 calls. Urgent Communications article

> The global data center power market is expected to reach $10.8 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research. Release

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> Thirty-nine state governors have stated their commitment to cybersecurity by signing the Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity. Government Technology article

> A new independent network, known as the International Data Sanitization Consortium, has launched to champion and promote data sanitization best practices. Release

> Ghost Comm launched 1 Gbps broadband services in Baltimore, targeting businesses and multi-tenant residential locations. Converged article

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