News of Note—Windstream, FCC, Megaport and more

august 8 2017

> Windstream announced that a major building supplier has selected it to provide SD-WAN and Unified Communications as a Service solutions to increase the connectivity and productivity of its 3,500 employees located across the United States and Canada. Release

> The FCC is planning a soft launch of its Lifeline Verifier program in December in Colorado, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Broadcasting & Cable article

> Megaport announced that Twitter’s Tim Hoffman will join the company as CTO. Release

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> CenturyLink is offering a temporary emergency call forwarding service at no charge for those in certain areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Residents and small businesses can receive calls at alternative numbers for 90 days. Release

> A U.S. district judge in California has cleared the way for litigation against Yahoo related to the major data breach that exposed the information of more than 1 billion users. Reuters article

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