BCE to hold Q3 2014 results call on Nov. 6; HomePlug Alliance demonstrates HomePlug AV2 standard at BBWF show

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@FierceTelecom RT @ Joyce Wady‏: Broadband Forum tackles G.fast interoperability. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> BCE Inc. will hold its third-quarter 2014 results conference call with the financial community on Thurs, Nov. 6, at 8 a.m. ET. Release

> A new survey conducted by Statista reveals that nearly half (43 percent) of Germans say Internet providers should pay for the expansion of broadband services. Article (sub. req.)

> Ofcom, UK's telecom regulator, has closed a complaint filed by alternative provider TalkTalk related to the pricing of fixed line incumbent BT's superfast broadband service. Article

> The HomePlug Alliance is demonstrating multi-vendor interoperability of next-generation HomePlug AV2 technology at this week's Broadband World Forum, Oct. 21-23, at the Amsterdam RAI. Release

Cable News
> Fresh off last week's big a la carte programming announcements from HBO and CBS, gleeful cord cutters are crunching the numbers, adding up the monthly bills on the SVOD series they'll need to once and for all ditch that dreaded cable bill. Article

> Further upping the ante in the race to measure TV audiences, Nielsen has announced a partnership with Adobe to create a new cross-platform tool for tallying online TV and other digital content, slated for release in 2015. Article

Wireless News
> Magic Leap, a startup focused on augmented reality technology, said it raised $542 million in funding from Google, Qualcomm and other venture capital investors. Article

> Microsoft will put its own brand in place of the Nokia brand for new Lumia devices, according to The Verge. Article

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