Broadband changing the college athlete recruiting process; TalkTalk deploys ADTRAN gateways for ISDN service

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@FierceTelecom RT @BROADBANDforAMERICA: Broadband has changed recruiting process for college athletes thanks to innovators like RecruitLook. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> BYOD has become the new battleground where CIOs have must demonstrate value and relevancy. Article

> TalkTalk Business has improved its new advanced IP-ISDN30 service with ADTRAN's NetVanta IP Business Gateways. Release

Cable News
> One of the biggest beneficiaries of clashes between pay TV distributors and broadcasters may be Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock, a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm hired by Time Warner Cable in 2009. Article

> Sony may be able to make it easier for viewers to access content from Netflix, Amazon and its own over-the-top video offerings on connected TVs with the BRAVIA Smart Stick. Article

> Google's effort to move into the TV space is getting a boost from chipmaker STMicroelectronics, which has upgraded its Software Development Kit 2 (SSDK2) to permit the development of Android-compliant devices. Article

Online Video News
> Video subscriber growth for traditional pay-TV distributors may be a thing of the past, and "cord nevers," or young people who have never subscribed and don't plan to start, are part of the reason. Article

Wireless News
> At the Obama Administration's direction, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration petitioned the FCC to mandate that carriers unlock mobile phones and tablets free of charge and let customers who have met their contractual obligations switch to another carrier. Article

> Supplies of Apple's new high-end iPhone 5s may be extremely constrained in the opening weekend of availability. Article

And finally … Ericsson says that as the networked society evolves, service providers need to be agile. Post

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