Alcatel-Lucent's CTO calls NSN a 'one-trick pony'; Google Fiber changes how providers, regulators look at last mile networks

Wireline news from across the web:

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> Infostrada, the Italian-based wireline unit of Wind, is offering a number of new promotional discounts for ADSL and voice to new customers porting their number or activating a new line. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent's CTO Marcus Weldon says that NSN is a "one-trick pony." Article

Cable News

> Recruiting a corporate finance pro who could advise it on merger and acquisition strategy, Comcast said that Providence Equity Partners managing director Alexander Evans will join the company as EVP of global corporate development and strategy. Article

> Comcast has struck deals with several major cable MSOs and programmers that will allow cable subscribers to set remote DVR recordings by clicking on "SEEiT" links that are advertised in Twitter posts. Article

Online Video News

> Aereo wants the Supreme Court to hear a challenge to its earlier legal victory that could settle once and for all whether Aereo's streaming service is legal. Article

> DirecTV could announce a new streaming TV service, Citigroup analyst Jason Bazinet wrote in a note to investors according multiple reports. DirecTV is set to host an investor day Thursday. Article

Wireless News

> Mozilla joined with a wide range of partners to ensure that devices running the Firefox OS comply with open web standards, which sit at the heart of both Mozilla and the operating system. Article

> The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) will launch a certification program for wirelessly charging devices by the end of this year and will use the brand name "Rezence" for consumer-facing products. Article

And finally … Google Fiber has, in one respect, changed the way service providers and regulators look at deployment of local access networks. Article