AT&T takes leadership position in Gartner's global provider report; Ontario judge wants more use of technology in the courts

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> AT&T announced that Gartner has positioned the telco in the Leaders Quadrant of its latest Magic Quadrant for Global Network Service Providers report. Release

> An Ontario judge orders an e-trial and calls for greater use of technology in the courts. Article

> German households paid about $35 per month for bundled telecoms services in 2012, according to the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis). Article (sub. req.)

> Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES will deliver broadband services to underserved rural Mexico communities via a capacity agreement with Telecomm Telegrafos of Mexico. Article

Cable News
> TV broadcasters should quickly figure out new ways to use technology to deliver their content and messages to multiple devices rather than succumb to pressure to give up spectrum to wireless carriers, speakers at the 2014 NAB Show said. Article

> About 667,287 subscribers have already given the WWE's new online network a thumbs up--at $9.99 a month with a requisite six-month buy-in--and projections are that the number will grow to a million by the end of the year. Article

Online Video News
> The broadcast industry has reached an "inflection point" where broadcast licensees, such as online video providers like Netflix, "can move from being the disrupted to the disruptor," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told NAB Show attendees during a keynote speech. Article

Wireless News
> The FCC is poised to release in May its rules for the incentive auctions of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum, but after releasing the rules the agency will need to convince TV broadcasters to participate in the auction by first relinquishing their spectrum. Article

> Comcast is contemplating launching its own wireless service that would largely rely on Wi-Fi, according to a report from The Information. Article

And finally… Google's YouTube is going to use TV to destroy traditional TV, reports Time. Article

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