AT&T to release Q3 earnings on Oct. 20; Credit Suisse argues economy is biggest threat to pay TV

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> AT&T will release its Q3 2011 results on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Release

> Netflix's stock could shift $70 down or up as it splits its DVD rental and streaming businesses. Article

> tw telecom received the 2011 Top Company Award for telecommunications by ColoradoBiz Magazine. Release

> Jeremy Hunt, the UK Culture Secretary, has devised a plan to force the country's ISPs to block file sharing sites. Article

> Debra Osswald has joined IDC as research vice president for its Next-Generation Networks (NGN) Operations. Release

> A Credit Suisse report says that the biggest threat to subscription-based TV is the economy, not over the top video providers like Netflix and Hulu. Article

> Sri Lankan wireline users rose 4.4 percent year-over-year, a factor attributed to a rise in traditional PSTN connections and a 166 percent increase in Internet usage. Article

And finally ... An article in Multichannel News examines how the $7 billion broadband stimulus program is less than perfect. Article

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