BT introduces fiber-based services for SMBs; Equinix to build tenth data center in Silicon Valley

Wireline news from across the web:

> BT introduces fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services for small businesses. Ars Technica article

> Equinix will break ground on what will be its tenth data center in Silicon Valley, which will be located on 11 acres of land next to SV1 and SV5 at the company's Great Oaks campus in San Jose. Release

> CyrusOne has purchased 40 acres from the 400+ acre Kincora project in Loudoun County, signaling plans to build a new data center. Release

> Nokia has inked a deal with Indonesian nationwide infrastructure provider FiberStar to build out a new DWDM backbone network to accommodate bandwidth requirements of the high-traffic areas of Java and Bali. TeleGeography article

Cable News
> Continuing its series of sharply critical pieces focused on Comcast, online magazine Slate says the cable company's laudable effort to improve its customer service reputation is being undermined by a tendency to up-sell customers into unnecessary purchases. Article

> A D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today voted to uphold the sweeping net neutrality rules proposed by the FCC. The decision drew quick response from the pay-TV industry.  Article

Installer News
> 3M has unveiled its new Clear Track fiber pathway products that the company said will eliminate the need for installers to splice or add connection points when running fiber from outdoors to indoors. Article

Online Video News
> Telletopia, a nonprofit formed to convince the FCC and broadcasters to allow it to stream linear broadcast video over the internet, has formed the TV Neutrality Alliance with eight other OTT and smaller broadcast companies. Article

Wireless News
> Users of the OnePlus One have received a new version of Cyanogen OS that enables the manufacturer to alter parts of the platform. Article

> Samsung retained its crown as the world's top smartphone vendor in the first quarter of 2016, according to IC Insights, but eight of the 12 largest smartphone companies are based in China. Article

And finally… Data center networking traffic will triple from 2014 to 2019, according to Cisco's Global Cloud Index. Data Center Knowledge article

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