Utica College upgrades its wireline, wireless network to improve teaching, learning experience; Extenet presents small cell plans for Boston's North End

Installer news from across the Web: 

> New York's Utica College has upgraded its wired and wireless network to improve the teaching and learning experience and improve network access and management at its main campus and three satellite locations. Release

> Radiant Communications now offers a variety of choices for singlemode and multimode fiber cabling. Cabling Installation and Maintenance article

> Extenet Systems presented a plan to the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to install a Wireless Distributed Antenna System Network in Boston's North End and throughout downtown using city-owned street light poles and traffic signal posts. North End Waterfront article

> Cisco has fixed denial-of-service flaws in the IOS software for several networking devices, to alleviate vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to compromise the affected devices. Cabling Installation and Maintenance article

> Zayo's purchase of Stream Data Centers' 36,000-square-foot Dallas facility expands Zayo's Dallas data center footprint to 61,000 square feet across four locations. Release

> ABI Research anticipates in-building mobile data traffic to grow by more than 600 percent by 2020. Release

> Spain's industry ministry announced that a total of 108 projects from all of the country's regions have submitted applications to the second "Smart Cities" tender launched in 2015. Telecompaper article (sub req.)

Cable News
> AT&T told the FCC that backers of the controversial AllVid video technology standard have no intention of maintaining carefully orchestrated agreements worked out between pay-TV operators and programmers as to which channels go where on user interface grids. Article

> Comcast has quietly moved two Viacom-owned channels, Spike TV and CMT, out of a less expensive programming tier in a move it says is intended to cut programming costs. Article

Telecom News
> Zayo Group has completed its acquisition of Canada's Allstream, enabling it to provide its differentiated strategy and service automation capabilities to the country's business customers. Article

> Frontier, a telco that has a large rural presence, estimates that providing services in these hard-to-reach areas costs service providers more than $1 billion. Article

Wireless News
> The FCC approved AT&T's purchase of two 700 MHz licenses from Peoples Wireless in Texas. Article

> Sprint announced it hired another six new regional presidents -- executives charged with running the company's operations in locations stretching from Denver to New York -- a move that pushes Sprint one step closer toward completing the upper-level management for its new corporate structure. Article

And finally@Forbes: The IoT era will require faster and heavier data transmission. Could LiFi be the answer? Forbes article

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