Big data more about automation than insights; Could telephony be phased out worldwide by 2018?

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@FierceTelecom RT @gigaom: Why big data might be more about automation than insights. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> A Washington, D.C. committee has proposed a plan to phase out traditional TDM-based telephony worldwide by June 2018. Article

> HughesNet's new Gen4 satellite broadband service is apparently failing to live up to its promise as subscribers report slow speeds and capacity issues. Article

> Liberia's Cellcom plans to deploy a new ultra-high speed fiber network in the country. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications and the National Cable Television Cooperative signed a long-term carriage deal with Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal. Article

> Gunfire in Fresno, Calif. caused an outage for area Comcast subscribers as bullets damaged lines that deliver cable and phone service. Article

Online Video News

> Steven Turner, CEO of Interconnect Media Network, plans to unveil "what's to come" at next week's Consumer Electronics Show. Article

And finally … All of the hype over the 2012 tech bubble has petered out. Article

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