Bright Computing reaches European customer milestone; Wyoming to upgrade state fiber network

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> Bright Computing, a provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, announced that its European customer list has grown to 200 customers. Release

> Wyoming will begin work on upgrading the state's fiber optic network that will provide schools and state and local agencies faster Internet services. Article

> The UK government named eight companies that will each receive funding to conduct trials of ultra-high speed broadband in a number of the country's rural areas. Article

> Broadview Networks launched of OfficeSuite PrivateCloud, a service that allows organizations to migrate to the cloud without sacrificing access or administrative-level control and improves service performance and business continuity. Release

Cable News
> Time Warner Cable executive vice president Gail Mackinnon sold 3,611 shares of the stock on the open market on June 16 at an average price of $141.80, for a total value of $512,039.80. Article

> Two Synacor investors that hold almost 10 percent of the company's stock are eyeing a board seat at the TV Everywhere and web portal vendor. Article

Wireless News
> The new head of the CTIA said that unlicensed spectrum is an important element of spectrum policy, though she reiterated her organization's quest for additional licensed spectrum below 3 GHz. Article

> BlackBerry posted quarterly financial results better than what some analysts had expected, pushing the company's stock up almost 14 percent on Thursday, to around $9.43 per share. Article

And finally… Looking back to a time when Georgia fought over a bill that would have prevented some cities from offering public broadband. Article