Broadband Forum, ETSI collaborate on NFV; UK ISP Eclipse launches 20 Mbps EoFTTC service

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> 911 ETC announced that VoIPConnect has successfully achieved Cisco compatibility certification with Cisco Unified Communications for the Enterprise, Version 2.2.3. Release

> The Broadband Forum continues to collaborate with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute's (ETSI) Industry Specification Group for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV ISG) after agreeing to a formal liaison relationship last year. Release

> UK ISP Eclipse has launched its EoFTTC (Ethernet over Fiber to the Cabinet) service, providing symmetrical speeds of up to 20 Mbps for business customers. Article

Cable News
> Cable One says sports-licensing costs are spiraling out of control and it wants its customers to help pay the freight. Article

> The TV broadcast industry has persuaded the Senate Commerce Committee to strip upcoming satellite-TV legislation beyond the earlier-reported extraction of the Local Choice provision. Article

Wireless News
> Apple said it took a record 4 million preorders for its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the first 24 hours of availability, which started last Friday. Article

> Google announced the first phones as part of its Android One program, and the software giant is teaming up with local device makers in India to produce smartphones that cost around $105 without subsidies. Article

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