Birch introduces OTT SIPconnect service for multi-location businesses; Southern Telecom completes fiber install into Colo Atl's facility

Wireline news from across the web: 

> Birch announced the availability of its SIPconnect service over-the-top (OTT) for single and multi-location businesses nationwide. Release

> BT wins second contract of the year with the European Commission. Release

> Intel is seeding the public cloud vendor market by supplying them with customized processors to power virtual machines. Network World article

> Southern Telecom has completed a 528-count fiber installation in Colo Atl's carrier-neutral co-location facility at the 55 Marietta Street building in downtown Atlanta. Release

Cable News
> Streaming video on the Internet is like trying to live on Mercury, according to Joe Inzerillo, executive VP and CTO at Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM). Article

> Jimmy Maymann, currently serving as chief executive of the Huffington Post, is being promoted to oversee Verizon's upcoming mobile video service, as well as AOL's consumer brands. Article

Installer News
> AOptix has deployed a millimeter wave radio and optical laser solution for Global Service Solutions in San Juan, Puerto Rico, that will provide high-bandwidth backhaul for a wireless carrier customer of Global Service. Article

Online Video News
> As online video increasingly shifts to mobile devices, the wireless network outage across much of the Southeast on Tuesday called into question the reliability of major carriers' networks. Article

Wireless News
> Flat Wireless, a Texas-based carrier that operates as ClearTalk Wireless, filed a formal complaint against Verizon Wireless, alleging that Verizon is violating the FCC's data roaming rules. Article

> As expected, T-Mobile US lost its year-long fight to increase the spectrum reserve from 30 MHz of spectrum in a given market to 40 MHz in next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum. Article

And finally …New York City is turning solar-powered Bigbelly garbage bins Into Free Wi-Fi hotspots. Huff Post Business article


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom!

The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.