8x8 appoints Taft as VP of inside sales; Cambodia drafts new broadband policy

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT Gigabit Nation Live via @Craig Settles: Corinne Hill, Exec. Director of Chattanooga Public Library, on libraries' ability to tackle the digital divide, said "It's not about equipment anymore, it's about access to the speed." Audio | Follow @FierceTelecom

> 8x8, a provider of cloud services, has named Ben Taft as its new Vice President of inside Sales. Release

> Cambodia drafted a new national broadband policy with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Article

Cable News

> CBS attributes the 6 percent rise in Q1 2013 revenue to the performance of premium network Showtime and increased retransmission-consent fees collected from cable operators and satellite TV providers. Article

> Cable industry executives and industry lobbyists welcomed Tom Wheeler, a former National Cable & Telecommunications Association chief whom President Obama nominated Wednesday to be the next chairman of the FCC. Article

IPTV News

> Liberty Global said speed and simplicity are the key elements it uses to drive the best user experience for its video customers. Article

Online Video News

> YouTube will carry Major League Baseball game highlights two days after they happen. Article

> IAC Chairman and Aereo investor Barry Diller said that the company is providing Americans with a "legal right" to broadcast signals. Article

And finally … It takes 92 days for an organization to recover from a non-malicious breach incident, XO Communications reports. Post

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