Allot receives deficiency notice from NASDAQ; Verizon study reveals 70% of businesses have adopted cloud

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> Allot Communications announced that it received a notice of deficiency from the NASDAQ Stock Market. Release

> A new Verizon study reveals that 70 percent of businesses have adopted cloud computing. Post

> South Africa ISP Cybersmart has commercially launched its new symmetrical fiber-based 100 Mbps Lightspeed service. Article (sub. req.)

> tw telecom was selected by Briggs Freeman, the oldest privately held boutique real estate firm in Dallas, to provide a full suite of networking solutions for its five Dallas Metroplex area locations. Release

Cable News
> A week after one of his company's customer retention reps was caught in a virally distributed audio recording repeatedly refusing a service-cancellation request, Comcast COO Dave Watson sent a memo to company employees, essentially blaming the gaffe on company training. Article

> Comcast has launched a new feature for its X1 set-top boxes that lets subscribers beta test new products before they're deployed. Article

Online Video News
> In a signal that heavy-handed anti-piracy tactics--and placing the burden of enforcement on ISPs--isn't working well, the United Kingdom is revising its "three strikes" plan which would boot illegal file sharers off their ISP after three warnings. Article

Wireless News
> The FCC is expected to mandate that all wireless carriers and over-the-top messaging providers offer text-to-911 services, but it's unclear when that mandate will go into effect. Article

> América Móvil does not have any plans to acquire a U.S. carrier, the company's management said during the carrier's second-quarter earnings call. Article

And finally… Only 50 percent to 60 percent of customers are satisfied with their CSPs. What does this mean for communications service providers? Post (reg. req.)

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