ATN declares quarterly dividend; AT&T plans to expand U-verse network services

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> Atlantic Tele-Network's board of directors declared a quarterly dividend. Release

> Intel has upgraded its membership in the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) to become a Promoter Member. Article

> Globe Telecom CFO Alberto de Larrazabal confirmed that its tender offer for Bayan Telecommunications Inc (Bayan) and its RCPI subsidiary are nearly complete. Article

Cable News

> Mediacom entered into a five-year agreement with Iowa State University to offer a dedicated college sports channel beginning next year. Article

> Cablevision has taken a page from Verizon with plans to raise its rates on its broadband Optimum Online product. Article  

Enterprise Communications News

> Deutsche Telekom emerged as a new competitor in the U.S. data market, winning a 10-year data center outsourcing deal with Presbyterian Healthcare Services. Article

> In an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) survey, 52 percent of 474 corporate executives said they rely on IT departments to increase the efficiency of their operations, but not for new products and services. Article


> AT&T plans to expand the number and types of services it offers across its U-verse network. Article

Online Video News

> Netflix is facing SEC scrutiny over a Facebook post that said its members were watching "nearly a billion hours per month." Article

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