BTOP helps libraries close the digital divide; Vodafone introduces wholesale unit

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@FierceTelecom RT @BroadbandCommunities: Libraries are closing the digital divide thanks to BTOP investments. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Vodafone introduced its Carrier Services division at the International Telecoms Week (ITW) conference in Chicago. Article

> BT has named Bas Burger to lead its operations in the United States, Canada and other global industry sectors. Release

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> A jury in Cook County, Ill., convicted a technician from Premier Cable Communications, a Comcast subcontractor, of first-degree murder. Article

> Aereo, the online video streaming service that allows subscribers to rent remote antennas to receive over-the-air TV programming, will launch in Atlanta in June. Article

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> Walt Disney Co. introduced its Watch ABC app in New York and Philadelphia Tuesday, giving authenticated pay-TV viewers the ability to watch some of its TV station programming live on iOS devices. Article

And finally … Bandwidth issues bring added costs to cloud deployments. Article

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