Amtrak expands WiFi on East Coast routes; Motorola to lay off another 800 employees

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@FierceTelecom RT @gigaom: How connectivity is revolutionizing¬†everything. Article | [email protected]FierceTelecom

> Huawei's John Roese talks about how the Internet of Things is driving convergence. Video

> Amtrak expands its free AmtrakConnect WiFi service to 12 more East Coast routes. Article

> Paraguayan state-owned service provider Copaco will debut its IPTV service in mid-December, which will be available as part of a triple-play service suite that includes wireline telephony and broadband data service. Article

> Motorola Mobility, which is in the process of being acquired by Google, revealed in a regulatory filing that it is going to lay off another 800 employees. Article

> A report says that Jamaica-based mobile provider Digicel Group could be interested in acquiring Ireland's former telephone monopoly Eircom. Article

And finally ... Zediva, the creator of a system that lets users directly control remote DVD players, has ceased operations. Article

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