Broadcom introduces Ethernet for connected car applications; Alcatel-Lucent study shows potential of copper wire

Wireline news from across the web:

> Broadcom Corporation announced its BroadR-Reach automotive Ethernet switch portfolio with integrated PHYs for automotive central gateway, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), infotainment, head units and time-sensitive applications. Release 

> A new Alcatel-Lucent study shows the ultra-broadband potential of copper. Alcatel-Lucent Techzine article

> An 11-year-old sixth grader from New York, has launched her first small business by generating Diceware passphrases by hand. mybroadband article

> Sonus Networks and Dorado Software have integrated the SBC SWe with Dorado's Redcell, its integrated service orchestration, network management and closed-loop automation suite. Release

> London's mayor has launched the city's first "Connectivity Ratings Scheme," which is designed to help businesses identify buildings which meet their connectivity needs and encourage landlords to improve the connectivity of their properties. Telecompaper article (sub. req.)

Cable News
> Comcast will reportedly combine its 10 million Wi-Fi spots with its Verizon MVNO agreement, plus some new spectrum it picks up at the FCC's upcoming incentive auction, to launch the first successful cable mobile virtual network operator. Article

> An NFL regular-season matchup featuring two mid-market divisional cellar-dwellers, streamed by Yahoo from London in the early-morning U.S. hours Sunday, drew an audience of 15.2 million unique users. Article

Installer News
> A federal court in western Washington has ordered DirecTV to distribute $395,000 in back pay to 147 installers. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said his top priority is to return the loss-making carrier back to profitability, something it hasn't consistently achieved since 2007, and he is embarking on a turnaround strategy to get the company there. Article

> HTC said that its Grip fitness wearable, which it is partnering with Under Armour on, will not be released this year as expected and will instead come out in early 2016. Article

And finally …The North American SIP trunking services market currently generates well over $3.5 billion annually, with a forecast compound annual growth rate of 21.2 percent through 2020, according to Frost and Sullivan. SIP Trunking Report article