AT&T hiring 340 new workers in Georgia; Huawei debuts connected city lighting solution

Wireline news from across the Web:

> AT&T is hiring for more than 340 jobs across Georgia with a focus on retail associates and technical positions. Release

> A draft determination on nbn's revenue controls for the 2014-15 period has been published by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). TeleGeography article

> Huawei has debuted its Connected City Lighting Solution, an Internet of Things (IoT) lighting solution with multi-level intelligent control, during this week's CeBIT show. Release

> Republican lawmakers are not convinced on the new Internet domain plan. The Hill article

> Transbeam has launched a fixed wireless solution in the greater New York Metro area, which adds an alternate high speed Ethernet service delivered through digital microwave technology offering faster install times adding to Transbeam's existing data service lineup. Release

Cable News
> Looking to improve its public image and bolster its engineering ranks, Comcast has come up with a rather clever plan. Article

> CBS Corp. COO Joe Ianniello told investors that his company expects to be taking in about $800 million in annual revenue from both its CBS All Access and Showtime streaming platforms by 2020. Article

Installer News
> FairPoint is getting more requests to perform premise wiring services as school districts submit their E-Rate funding applications for 2016. Article

Online Video News
> Verizon and AOL's media-focused IP transport wing, Verizon Digital Media Services is taking closer aim at the broadcast industry with its latest acquisition, Volicon, a video capture and archiving vendor. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint announced it achieved speeds of more than 300 Mbps using the new Samsung Galaxy S7, one of the first handsets on the market able to support the operator's three-channel carrier aggregation network technology. Article

> Navigant Research predicts the worldwide market for smart city technology will be worth $27.5 billion by 2023, more than doubling the $12.1 billion it will generate this year. Article

And finally … Tom Peck, chief information officer of Los Angeles-based Aecom, says the cloud is overhyped. CRN article

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