ADTRAN appoints Kathryn Walker to its board; CyrusOne to speak at J.P. Morgan conference

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> ADTRAN's Board of Directors has appointed Kathryn Walker as a director. Release

> Vodafone acquires Neotel, South Africa's second largest wireline service provider. Article

> CyrusOne President and CEO Gary Wojtaszek will present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at 1:40 p.m. Eastern Time on May 19. Release

Cable News
> Time Warner Cable is countersuing the City of Los Angeles after the city filed suit against the MSO claiming Time Warner Cable owed the city millions of dollars in unpaid franchise fees. Article

> New York Times columnist Josh Barro explains why consumers will probably not save money if they are allowed to unbundle their cable TV packages. Article

Online Video News
> The CW's online audience--those watching streaming versions of its broadcast series like ArrowThe Originals and Beauty and the Beast--may have grown 60 percent in the last year, the network's statistics, presented at its annual upfront in New York, suggested. Article

Wireless News
> Just two months after AT&T Mobility completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of Leap Wireless' Cricket-branded prepaid service, the company is introducing a revamped Cricket service with a new tagline, price plans and store design. Article

> Verizon Wireless announced new More Everything pricing for business users, allowing teams of up to 50 people to share up to 100 GB of data. Article

And finally… Anti-Net Neutrality Congresscritters made serious bank from the cable companies. Article