AT&T to release Q2 earnings on July 23; City of Sandy, Ore., taps OFS' professional services for its FTTH network

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> AT&T announced that its second-quarter 2014 financial results will be released after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, July 23. Release

> Israel and China enter a $300 million deal to drive the advent of nanotech computer science technology. Article

> The city of Sandy, Ore., announced a fully underground Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network build using OFS' Professional Services to bring fiber-based broadband services to its businesses, institutions and residents. Release

> Argentina reached 12.82 million residential broadband connections at the end of the first quarter of 2014, up 11.5 percent from 11.5 million at the end of March 2013, according to Indec. Article

Cable News
> Republicans in the House Judiciary Committee on Friday suggested that the Federal Trade Commission, not the Federal Communications Commission, should decide net neutrality policies. Article

> Considering the proposed $261 million purchase of Oregon's BendBroadband by Chicago-based Telephone and Data Systems, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice have signed off on the antitrust portion of their regulatory process. Article

Wireless News
> HTC is reportedly preparing a tablet with an 8.9-inch screen that is scheduled to be released in the fourth quarter through Google's Nexus device program. Article

> A new study from mobile analytics firm Mobidia found that U.S. subscribers, along with those in Japan and South Korea, are among the heaviest users of mobile data. Article

And finally… Carrier Ethernet is now the service to pursue at medium and high bandwidth speeds. Article