ALU cuts loan pricing; CENX names new chief

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> Alcatel-Lucent again slashes pricing on $2.65 billion refinancing package. Article

> Ethernet exchange player CENX names Ed Ogonek president and CEO. Release

> Australia's National Broadband Network passes 72,400 premises, eyes 286,000 by June. Article

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> Comcast said it has licensed its Reference Design Kit (RDK) software to ThinkAnalytics. Article

> LodgeNet said Tuesday it filed for bankruptcy protection, but that new capital and a partnership with rival DirecTV will see it emerge from the prepackaged chapter 11 filing with the ability to launch new products for its hotel and healthcare customers. Article


> Vindicating the belief that IPTV is an international phenomenon, leading set-top box maker Amino Technologies is taking its IPTV set-top business south--literally--and pursuing Latin America as a market expansion opportunity. Article

> The new multi-tasking digital consumer is still loyal to television, but wants more than what traditional pay TV services have to offer and may drift away to find it, revealed findings from KPMG's 2013 Digital Debate survey. Article

And finally... Singtel has agreed to sell its 30 percent stake in the Pakistani operator Warid Telecom to the Abu Dhabi Group. Article