CenturyLink introduces open-source tool for app developers; United Fiber & Data names Michael Tribolet as acting CEO

Wireline news from across the web:

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> CenturyLink Labs is introducing an open-source tool called Panamax to make it easier for users to create and migrate application templates using the Docker development technology. Article

> United Fiber & Data has appointed former Vonage President Michael Tribolet as acting CEO. Release

> Verizon #Education Tools creates a syllabus of learning apps. Post

> Telstra has named Peter Hearl as a non-executive director on its board, effective Aug. 15. Article (sub. req.)

Cable News
> Sports fans have an ally in FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, who is taking on the powerful National Football League for them. Article

> City fathers in Olympia, Wash., are using the increased popularity of over-the-top viewing as a reason to wring more money from an already stressed source, raising the tax on Comcast cable customers by $5 a month starting Jan. 1, 2015. Article

Wireless News
> T-Mobile US eventually intends to deploy spectrum for LTE service in configurations that are larger than 20x20 MHz, according to CFO Braxton Carter. However, he did not provide a specific timeline for that effort. Article

> Cellular One is shutting down service in Montana, and according to a letter it sent to customers in May, it will also shut down service in Wyoming as well. Article

And finally… @Jeff Heynen: Are European telcos in danger of being leapfrogged in access speeds by cablecos with more distributed hubs and fiber?


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