BT consolidates WiFi brands; Cisco serves up new 802.11ac router

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> BT has consolidated its Openzone wireless broadband Internet access and BT Fon WiFi community to create BT WiFi. Article

> Cisco is entering the 802.11ac market with a wireless router and bridge that incorporate cloud features. Article

> Wireless operators shifting to 4G LTE are creating an even bigger demand for Fiber to the Tower options from new players like Allied Fiber and Zayo. Article

And finally … Service providers moving to a usage based billing model will change the way consumers think about using their broadband connection. Article

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