AT&T adds PX TV to its U-verse programming line-up; Asia-Pacific FTTH deployments continue to rise

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> AT&T U-verse TV customers will be able to soon watch the latest extreme and action sports from Latin America with the launch of PX TV. Release

> BT is offering two broadband and call packages for up to 49 percent off to new customers who sign up online by Jan. 19. Article

> TeliaSonera has reached an agreement to acquire open fiber network provider Transit Bredband, which sells services to homes, businesses and property owners in the Danderyd, Taby and Vallentuna in Stockholm County, for an undisclosed price. Article 

Cable News
> After pausing on Dec. 22 to vet a pile of delinquent documents, the FCC has resumed the shot clock on its review of the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Article

> The Ultra HD Alliance is one week old. But according to a report in GigaOm, the cooperative effort already has significant fault lines. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint is preparing to add small cells to its network to expand the reach of its LTE service, and that effort will most likely cost the carrier around $500 million per year in labor and hardware costs, according to estimates from one Wall Street analyst firm. Article

> Chinese vendor Huawei posted unaudited financials for 2014 that showed impressive revenue gains in its consumer division--which houses its smartphone business--as well as its network infrastructure division. Article

And finally… Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployments in Asia Pacific will continue to rise. Article

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