AT&T ranks high in J.D. Power's latest SMB wireline study; TDS will release second-quarter results on July 31

Wireline news from across the web: 

> Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. will be webcasting its second quarter operating results conference call on July 31, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. ET. Release

> COMPTEL's Chip Pickering says the genesis for the ILEC's IP transition was competition. Article

> AT&T ranked the highest in customer satisfaction with small/medium business wireline service in J.D. Power's latest study. Release

Cable News
> Putting some context on his company's much-ballyhooed announcement of a new skinny, IP-distributed programming bundle, Stream, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said the service will offer the MSO a way to "up sell" broadband customers who don't already have a video package. Article

> Although AT&T appears poised to close its $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV any day now, some see the move by the telecom giant as a step backward rather than forward. Article

Installer News
> Time Warner Cable said it is mainly relying on its own TWC engineers to upgrade its hub sites as part of the company's efforts to roll out its TWC Maxx offering to two additional service areas, Greensboro and Wilmington, N.C. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T Mobility added fewer postpaid customers in the second quarter than analysts were expecting and many fewer than it gained in the year-ago period. Article

> Verizon Wireless beat out T-Mobile US in offering the best performance at the 50 busiest U.S. airports, according to a new report from network testing firm RootMetrics. Article

And finally@GregorSIDERIS:  End-user computing: A data governance challenge: End-User Computing (EUC) is the realm. Article