BBC web traffic hits 700 Gbps during Olympics; Telcos see first net loss of broadband users

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@FierceTelecom RT @telecoms: BBC web traffic hit 700 Gbps during Olympics. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) said that connected homes service will reach Brazil with an unnamed local operator by the end of August. Article

> Du, the United Arab Emirates' second largest service provider, is offering a 100 Mbps broadband speed tier. Article

> Sonus Networks will host its 2012 Investor Day for analysts and investors on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City. Release

> Shelby County, Tenn. according to a TechDirt post, wants to reveal the identity of almost 10,000 anonymous Internet commenters. Post

> NetCracker will talk about BSS opportunities and challenges as service providers get ready to operate in a Gigabyte society during the Latin American Billing, Policy & Charging Conference. Release

And finally … Traditional service providers saw a net loss in broadband users for the first time during Q2 as consumers flock to the higher speeds that cable offers. Article

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