Bell Canada signs new partnership with NBA; Alaska Communications to release Q3 earnings on Nov. 6

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‏> Bell Canada has signed a new partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) that it says further establishes it as the official communications partner for basketball in Canada. Release

> Lantiq and KEYMILE announced volume shipments of system level vectoring equipped VDSL line cards to a major service provider. Release

> Alaska Communications will release financial results for the third quarter 2013 shortly after markets close Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Release

Cable News

> Comcast has struck deal with Twitter aimed at boosting viewing and advertising for its NBCUniversal networks through a "See It" feature which will allow subscribers to set DVR recordings directly from posts they view on their Twitter feeds. Article

> Alaskan triple-play provider GCI is expanding the rollout of DVRs running TiVo software to Kenai and Soldotna, using Pace's XG1 home video gateway. Article

Online Video News

> Al Jazeera has plans to introduce a new online news channel, its Innovation and Incubation Manager Moeed Ahmad told an audience at MIPCOM this week. Article

Wireless News

> T-Mobile US took its "uncarrier" strategy to a new level by effectively killing global data rates in more than 100 countries for customers on its Simple Choice rate plans starting Oct. 31. Article

> AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson continues to fan the flames when it comes to the telecom giant's likelihood of investing in a European telecom company. Article

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