Brexit will take a chunk out of IT spending, says Gartner; AT&T invests $2B in Indiana between 2013-2015

Wireline news from across the web:

> Ohio's medical board wants to close a loophole that allows telephone-based telehealth providers to issue prescriptions to patients it hasn't examined in-person or via video. mHealthIntelligence.com article

> Gartner projects Brexit to take a chunk out of IT spending worldwide this year. InformationWeek article

> A flaw in the software controlling Wi-Fi cameras from D-Link could open a door for hackers looking for an easy way into computer networks, security firm Senrio says. Security Week article

> AT&T has invested nearly $2 billion in its Indiana wireless and wired networks during 2013 -2015. Release

Cable News
> Chicago-area Comcast subscribers have been informed that, starting August 1, they will be subjected to the same 1-terabyte usage limit that's been imposed for several months on the MSO's subscribers in Florida and the Southeast. Article

> Univision has filed suit against Charter Communications, alleging the MSO is improperly leveraging its just-closed acquisition of Time Warner Cable to avoid negotiating a new carriage deal with the Hispanic-targeted programmer. Article

Installer News
> As a competitive provider, having its own fiber in data centers gives Windstream a weapon to compete against the emergence of new dark fiber providers such as Cleareon entering these facilities. Article

Wireless News
> LG Electronics expects its mobile division to report a fifth consecutive operating loss for the second quarter of 2016, Reuters reported. Article

> Sprint's prepaid brands announced the launch of their cheapest smartphone of the year. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA unveiled the Alcatel Dawn, an LTE handset running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and sporting a $70 price tag. Article

And finally … More people are telecommuting now than they ever did before. Fast Company article

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