Broadcom champions 802.11ac WiFi standard; Sonic.net dispels the "bandwidth hog" myth

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> Broadcom champions the emerging 802.11ac WiFi standard, which it and other supporters believe will replace the current 802.11n standard used in consumer electronics (laptops, tablets and Blu-ray players). Article   

> Hosting.com, a provider of cloud-based services for enterprises, has introduced its fully-managed Cloud Replication solution. Release  

> FiberZone, a provider of Automated Fiber Management (AFM) systems for data centers and service provider networks, has won a Top-100 Red Herring Global award. Release

> South Africa's Telkom has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to begin talks on developing a strategic partnership. Article

> Eircom considers three restructuring proposals, including one from its main shareholder Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT) and two others it received earlier this month. Article

> Glowpoint, a provider of cloud-based managed video services, has been approved to begin trading on the NYSE Amex stock exchange. Release

And finally ... Dane Jasper, CEO of competitive broadband provider Sonic.net, believes that the ISP usage caps are nothing more than a way to limit over the top (OTT) video's impact on ISPs' TV revenues. Article

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