AT&T U-verse Internet, TV gains high satisfaction marks in J.D. Power study; Sol Trujillo to raise $9.6B to buy controlling stake in Telecom Italia

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> AT&T's Internet and U-verse TV gain high marks in J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction study. Release

> CenturyLink plans to release its third-quarter 2014 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, Nov. 5, and will host a related conference call at 4 p.m. CST that day. Release

> Sol Trujillo, Telstra's former CEO, is seeking to raise as much as $9.6 billion to fund a bid for a controlling stake in Telecom Italia (TI), Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Article

Cable News
> Arris has announced that it is working with Comcast to integrate the open-source software stack into cable modems. Article

> Separate studies reveal that Google-owned YouTube is the primary platform for viewing traditional television content online. Article

Online Video News
> Netflix reiterated its support of "clear and strong Internet protections" from the FCC in order to support the "virtuous circle" of broadband investment and business applications stemming from such rules. Article

Wireless News
> Verizon Wireless is likely going to lead the pack in terms of postpaid net subscriber additions in the third quarter, according to a research note from financial analysts at Jefferies. Article

> A new startup called Business Texter is aiming to shake up the text-message-based marketing world with an artificial intelligence platform and automation program to lower costs for businesses that want to use texting to reach their customers. Article

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