ANPI names Ramirez as VP of UCaaS sales; NYC to install 500 Wi-Fi kiosks by July

Wireline news from across the web:

> DOCSIS 3.0 drives a rise in wireline broadband speeds. Multichannel News article

> ANPI has named Aldo Ramirez as its new Vice President of UCaaS sales. Release

> Thousands of critical medical systems -- including Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines and nuclear medicine devices -- that are vulnerable to attack have been found exposed online. The Register article

> New York City will complete installation of 500 free Wi-Fi kiosks by July, with plans to get 4,550 online by 2020. Endgadget article

> Marni Walden, executive vice president and president of product innovation and new businesses at Verizon, will speak at the Citi 2016 Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Release

Cable News
> Time Warner Cable made good on promises that it would finish the year in the black with video customers, adding 32,000 pay-TV subscribers for the year. Article

> Shenandoah Telecommunications Company will purchase West Virginia's Colane Cable TV for $2.4 million. Article

Installer News
> A California judge says Comcast must face allegations that it conspired to create a regional monopoly for one of its installation contractors in California. Article

Wireless News
> Apple raised the prices of iPhones and iPads in Germany in response to a new tax aimed at benefiting content producers. Article

> Nokia has taken control of Alcatel-Lucent after receiving approval from France's securities watchdog agency for the $17 billion deal. Article

And finally … U.S. CIO tells IT leaders to trust the cloud. CIO article

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