Cbeyond founder James Geiger saw compensation fall 16 percent in 2013; Dimension Data plans to quadruple size of its data center business

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> Cbeyond founder and CEO James Geiger saw his compensation fall 16 percent, to $1.21 million in 2013. Article

> Dimension Data says it plans to quadruple the size of its data center business to $4 billion by the year 2019. Article

> tw telecom announced that its CTO and CIO Harold Teets has been named the Denver metro area's "Top CIO" by the Denver Business Journal. Release

Cable News
> Comcast's pending $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable was prevalent in nearly every conversation at The Cable Show, including the opening session where four of the industry's top executives weighed in on the deal. Article

> Cable's top technical chiefs compared notes on Wi-Fi, DOCSIS 3.1. and 4K during a panel discussion at the 2014 Cable Show that drew a standing room-only crowd. Article

Wireless News
> América Móvil's U.S. TracFone unit banked on its acquisition of 1.4 million subscribers from Page Plus Cellular in the first quarter for the vast majority of its customer growth. Article

> According to industry analysts, competitors Huawei, Lenovo and LG Electronics are grabbing more market share and are starting to loosen the grip the leaders have on the market. Article

And finally… Google's fiber effect: Fuel for a broadband explosion. Article