8x8 appoints Singh to board of directors; Indonesia leads the world in cyberattacks

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> The FTTH Council's Global Alliance will hold the inaugural Gimme Fibre Day, an annual event to showcase how fiber has positively impacted communities across the world. Post

> 8x8 appointed Jaswinder Pal (JP) Singh, a Princeton computer science professor and SaaS technology expert, to its board of directors. Release

Cable News

> Liberty Global's $1.04 billion deal to sell Chellomedia to AMC Networks gives the world's biggest cable operator cash that could help Chairman John Malone spark a wave of U.S. cable consolidation. Article

> Netflix struck a deal with CBS Corp. which will allow it to offer all eight seasons of hit Showtime original series "Dexter" to its online video subscribers. Article

Wireless News

> LG Electronics took the wraps off its new G Flex smartphone, which features a curved display. Article

> Verizon Wireless is seeking to acquire AWS spectrum owned by a subsidiary of U.S. Cellular, an indication Verizon remains willing to augment its 700 MHz LTE network with AWS radio waves. Article

And finally … Indonesia leads the world in cyberattacks with 38 percent of all malicious traffic originating in the country. Post