AT&T renamed as LVMH's communications services provider; Telco Systems wins $3.7M cybersecurity contract

Wireline news from across the web:

> LVMH has renamed AT&T as its global supplier for advanced communications services. Release 

> Telco Systems won a $3.7 million contract to provide a cybersecurity solution for a government agency. Release

> Facebook builds $500 million wind-powered data center in Texas. Article

> Australia's NBN can only use VDSL2 at low speeds. Article

Cable News
> Showtime has debuted its standalone OTT service, eponymously named Showtime, a few days early of its previously stated July 12 target launch date. Article

> AMC Networks has become the latest programmer to develop an SVOD platform. As first reported by Variety, the company is beta-testing Shudder, a streaming service that specializes in horror films. Article

Installer News
> Wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) are quietly deploying broadband around the country, often in rural areas overlooked by larger players like Google, cable companies and major telcos. Article

Online Video News
> The biggest acquisitions of multichannel networks (MCNs), such as Disney's $950 million buy-up of Maker Studios and Otter Media's $200-300 million purchase of Fullscreen, have most likely already taken place, according to one analyst firm. Article

Wireless News
> T-Mobile US said it saw an increased number of requests for customer data from government agencies in 2014, and more requests than any of its wireless rivals. Article

> Sony knows that smartphones are integral parts of modern life and connect to many other consumer electronics and other connected devices, and for that reason alone, it is not going to get out of the smartphone business, according to a senior company executive. Article

And finally@datacentre_agen:  Career Switch: A day in the life of a data-center manager. Article