Allied Fiber deploys data network in South Florida; Comcast's Reynolds to join Harris Broadcast as CTO

Wireline news across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @NTIAgov: Secretary Pritzker: Since 2009 we have laid 100,000 miles of broadband across the country - linking small businesses and their customers. | Follow @FierceTelecom

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> Allied Fiber, a neutral dark fiber provider, is in the final stage of deploying a new data network in South Florida. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications said it will begin marketing its pay TV and broadband services under a new brand, Charter Spectrum, early next year. Article

> Comcast veteran Steve Reynolds is leaving the company later this month to join technology vendor Harris Broadcast as chief technology officer, Multichannel News reported Thursday. Article

Wireless News

> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is pushing the CTIA to amend its policies so that carriers would be more proactive in allowing consumers to unlock their phones. Article

> Nokia Solutions and Networks will be the biggest and most well-known unit inside Nokia following Microsoft's $7.3 billion deal to buy Nokia's handset business. Article

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