A1 Telecom Austria to deploy G.fast; Google Fiber is talking to the CIO of Los Angeles

> Google Fiber is talking to the City of Los Angeles CIO about deploying there.  WSJ blog (sub. req.)

> Spanish FTTH connections increased 190,000 to just under 2.8 million in October, according to data from  telecoms regulator CNMC. TelecomPaper Article (sub. req.)

> Time Warner Cable in Maine is planning to raise its prices on broadband beginning Jan. 1.  Portland Press Herald Article

> A1 Telekom Austria will deploy Alcatel-Lucent's G.fast and Vplus ultra-broadband access technologies. TelecomPaper Article (sub. req.)

Cable News

> A pair of lawsuits filed by Cablevision shareholders over the company's pending acquisition by Altice have been withdrawn.  Article

> T-Mobile is attempting to poach Verizon wireless customers with a free year of Hulu. Article

Wireless News

> T-Mobile isn't saying how many direct new customers it gained following the collapse of the MVNO Solavei last week. Article

> Verizon is following AT&T's lead and preparing to launch sponsored data offerings early next year that won't count against users' data allotments. Article

And finally … FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler mocked Comcast's broadband data usage plans during the chairman's dinner last week in Washington, D.C.  Article

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