Adtran's CFO Matthews to retire; GTT to report earnings on March 10

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> Adtran announced that its CFO James Matthews will retire on March 16. Release

> Colleges like DePaul University are preparing more of their students to deal with cloud-based services. Article

> Mitel has recognized Frontier Communications as its top revenue-generating partner in the United States for two out of the past three years. Release

> GTT Communications plans to release results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2014, on Tuesday, March 10. Release

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> DirecTV is considering matching rival Dish Network with its own over-the-top service, but the prospect of launching such a product doesn't necessarily excite the satellite operator. Article

> With its L.A. Dodgers-focused regional sports network, SportsNet LA, on the cusp of its first birthday, and the team's first spring-training game set for March 4, Time Warner Cable appears to be no closer to making a crucial carriage deal with DirecTV that would greatly expand the RSN's limited reach. Article

Wireless News
> Google hopes to unveil a new mobile payments service at its I/O developer conference at the end of May, according to a Wall Street Journal article. Article

> AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) thinks that the record-shattering AWS-3 auction proved that going forward the FCC should be more skeptical of companies like Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH) that bid for spectrum but have not commercially deployed it. Article

And finally… New Progressive Policy Institute report reveals that three-fourths say they are unfamiliar with the concept of net neutrality. Article

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