AT&T applauds Obama's ConnectED Plan; Lantiq demonstrates VDSL-LTE technology at Computex

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> Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman and CEO, said that President Obama's ConnectED Plan to ensure "every child has access to robust broadband connections in their school would be a major step" to solve problems with the U.S. educational system. Release

> Smart TVs, according to a German researcher, are filled with a number of dumb security holes including remote snooping and fake content. Article

> Lantiq demonstrated its bonded VDSL and LTE technology during this week's Computex show in Taiwan. Release

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> Time Warner Cable is beginning to allow subscribers using its TWCTV.com site to access live programming from several networks when they are outside of their homes. Article

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> Europe and Asia Pacific have the largest bases of IPTV subscribers, according to research compiled by SNL Kagan in its "The state of Top 20 Global IPTV Operators." Article

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> John Malone discussed the prospect of offering various tiers of connectivity, including ones with built-in video packages. Article

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