broadbandtrends.com outlines challenges in building gigabit broadband networks; Bell Media to launch a new video streaming service

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> broadbandtrends.com says in a new report that cost, customer demand and uncertainty on ROI are the three big challenges for service providers building a business case for Gigabit broadband. Article

> Level 3 Communications announced that, in connection with the closing of its acquisition of tw telecom inc., tw telecom holdings inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of tw telecom inc., called for redemption of all tw telecom holdings' outstanding 5.375 percent Senior Notes due 2022 and 6.375 percent Senior Notes due 2023. Release

> Bell Media has announced plans to launch a new video streaming service currently code-named "Project Latte," which will feature thousands of hours of content representing TV's top premium brands, including HBO. Article

Cable News
> Linear broadcast television has lost 4 percent of its total audience this fall, but Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger doesn't think the viewers left the couch. Article

> Dish Network is involved in yet another rights dispute with a regional sports network and, as things stand, will not carry 35 Minnesota Timberwolves games on Fox Sports North during this just-started NBA season. Article

Wireless News
> U.S. Cellular will launch an LTE roaming deal with a smaller carrier in the next few weeks and is currently negotiating an LTE roaming deal with a major carrier, according to CEO Ken Meyers. Article

> AT&T Mobility today said it will slightly increase the amount of data that is available on its $40 and $70 Mobile Share Value plans. Article

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