AT&T opens high tech store in Cincinnati; OIF announces new OTN-over-packet-fabric-protocol

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@FierceTelecom RT @fiberguy: The growing impact of FTTH. Article | [email protected]FierceTelecom

> New application lets users buy and watch TV episodes from an Apple TV. Article

> AT&T has opened new high tech store in Kenwood Towne Centre in Cincinnati that gives users a "try before you buy" service experience. Release

> Switzerland's telecom regulator, the Federal Communication Commission (ComCom), has not only increased the minimum transmission speed required under the universal service license, but also lowered the cost ceiling for a connection. Article

And finally ... The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) has announced a new implementation agreement for OTN-over-packet-fabric-protocol, which it says will enable service providers to be able to take advantage of packet and wavelength switching without having to deploy separate devices. Article