AT&T's all-IP migration under fire; Alcatel-Lucent says service providers can build a better cloud

Wireline news from across the Web:

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> Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein (D) plans to pull a bill that would require anonymous online posters to reveal their true identities. Article

> A group of activists argue that AT&T's pitch to the FCC to shift their traditional wireline networks to all IP could lead to a return of the old AT&T monopoly. Article

> Rwanda's Broadband Systems Corporation (BSC) has begun offering fiber-based services for businesses leveraging the country's national fiber backbone. Article

Cable News

> A federal jury awarded Dish Network $4.86 million from its breach-of-contract suit against ESPN, which was far less than the $153 million it had been seeking from the sports network. Article

> Cablevision said in its annual report issued last Thursday that it only signed up 1,600 subscribers to its OMGFAST wireless broadband service in Florida. Article

Online Video News

> The content battles between OTT video providers continue as Netflix gets The Hunger Games while Amazon adds Scripps Networks' "back catalog content," including HGTV and the Travel Channel, to its lineup. Article

And finally… Alcatel-Lucent says service providers have the bandwidth to build a better cloud. Post

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