CenturyLink declares quarterly cash dividend; Should data centers be regulated as utilities?

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> Eurofiber Nederland, a provider of dark fiber, Ethernet and optical transmission services, has acquired Dutch provider UNET for an undisclosed amount. Article

> CenturyLink's board of directors voted to declare a quarterly cash dividend of $0.54 per share, payable on June 14, 2013. Release

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable promoted Deborah Picciolo, 26-year cable industry veteran, to SVP of technical operations for its residential business. Article

> Elemental Technologies struck a deal with Oregon-based telco Canby Telecom which will enable its subscribers to stream local TV channels to broadband subscribers with Roku set-tops. Article

IPTV News

> Fiber-based pay TV providers take top honors on the American Customer Satisfaction Index Information Sector for 2013. Article

Online Video News

> Despite a strong quarter for cable operator broadband net additions, the pay-TV industry lost video customers for the first time during the first quarter of 2013. Article

And finally … Should data centers be regulated as utilities? Article

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