Cedar Falls concerned about the implications of Title II regulation; Huawei, BT Ireland conduct 400G trial

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@FierceTelecom [email protected] TheCloudNetwork: In the U.S., cloud adoption will reach 96 percent in 2015. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> A Cedar Falls, Iowa-based municipal provider is concerned that Title II regulation could impede its ability to expand its fiber-based broadband services for customers. Article

> Ovum forecasts that Internet content providers capex will grow from $46 billion in 2013 to over $100 billion by 2019. Release

> British chip designer ARM Holdings has purchased Dutch company Offspark, a specialist in security software for the Internet of Things. Article

> Huawei and BT Ireland have completed a 400G trial over part of the service provider's optical network connecting Dublin with Belfast. Article

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> Since hitting a rough patch in 2011 with its failed decision to spin off its DVD business, Netflix has, remarkably, embarked on a period of huge growth while keeping its market capitalization rising steadily. Article

> Spanish-language broadcaster Estrella TV took its retransmission battle with Comcast to Congress last week, petitioning select House representatives to help it avoid pulling channels in Houston, Denver and Salt Lake City from the No. 1 cable service on Feb. 19. Article

Online Video News
> Fans of The Legend of Zelda rejoiced this weekend as reports surfaced that the perennially popular video game is coming to Netflix as a live-action series. Article

Wireless News
> Qualcomm announced a "resolution" with China's National Development and Reform Commission, which has been investigating Qualcomm's patent-licensing business in the country. Article

> In an effort to boost its smartphone market share, Microsoft plans to introduce Windows Phones that cost $75 to $100 in Africa this year, according to a Microsoft executive. Article

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