Brazil's Oi sees rise in Q3 profits; AT&T DSL subscriber challenges usage caps

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> Zimbabwean state-owned wireline operator TelOne has deployed FTS' billing and customer care system. Article

> Telefonica Czech Republic is using Amdocs' OSS/BSS platform to give customers one bill for their wireless and wireline services. Release

> Brazil-based Oi SA reported it saw an almost five-fold increase in Q3 net profits. Article

Cable News
> Dish Network is offering customers a new $30 "Digital Off Air Module" for its Hopper multiroom DVR, which enables customers to get broadcast signals via over-the-air antennas. Article

> TiVo has appointed New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow as their new spokesman for its new Premiere DVR to its new TiVo Stream set-top products. Article

Enterprise Communications News
> Gartner and Info-Tech named F5 Networks as the top application delivery controller vendor. Article

> 'Gamification,' which is the use of technologies and techniques that inspire video game players to motivate enterprise staff, such as feedback, measurement and incentives, will be a key feature in enterprise transformation and employee engagement, says Gartner. Article

Online Video News
> A new paper from University of Massachusetts Amherst and Akamai Technologies revealed an unsurprising fact about online video usage: Internet users don't like waiting more than two seconds for a video to load. Article

> Nielsen revealed in its Cross-Platform report that U.S. consumers are spending at least five more hours per week watching online video, says Nielsen. Article

And finally … AT&T's DSL usage caps are under fire from one subscriber, who says their data usage numbers don't match the data he has collected each month. Article

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