Brazil's Telebras to build a 200 km fiber network; BLM Acquisition Corp. acquires Codero Hosting

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> Brazil's Telebras plans to deploy a 200 km metro fiber network in Sao Paulo. Article

> BLM Acquisition Corp., a consortium of 32 regional telecom and broadband providers, has acquired cloud hosting company Codero Hosting. Article

> CENX has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. Release

Cable News
> Cablevision Vice Chairman Gregg Siebert conceded that the MSO's bundling of broadband services and over-the-air antennas in a so-called "cord-cutter" package is giving its "programming friends heartburn." Article

> In a broad-ranging address to shareholders, Liberty Media Chairman John Malone laid out the reasons he supports the proposed $56.7 billion merger of Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable, pointing specifically to the possibility of a Wi-Fi calling service as one outcome. Article

Installer News
> A new Frost & Sullivan report predicts that the test equipment market for software-defined radios (SDR) will grow from $1.57 billion in 2014 to $2.83 billion in 2021, an 8.8 percent annual growth rate. Article

Online Video News
> Yahoo is fighting online ad fraud by partnering with several third-party measurement companies, including comScore, DoubleVerify, Integral Ad Science, Moat and others, to enable independent verification of display and online video ads that appear on its sites. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T Mobility is making it about as clear as can be: Eventually, it will stop offering two-year contracts and subsidized smartphones. Article

> T-Mobile US is extending its "Never Settle Trial" promotion through June 27 in an effort to steal away Verizon Wireless customers. Article

And finally‏@WSJD: Customers of Amazon's cloud computing division demand the company come clean about its energy use. Article


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