CenturyLink launches campaign to highlight 1 Gig network in Utah; AT&T adds Revolt music channel to U-verse

Wireline news from across the web: 

> CenturyLink is launching a #HereForGood celebration campaign July 27-29 in Salt Lake City to highlight the positive impact of the company's gigabit services in Utah. Release

> A new GfK MRI report revealed that 28 percent of all TV viewing is now streaming. Advanced Television article

> South Portland, Maine upgraded its fiber optic network to support 1 Gbps. Maine Business Journal article

> AT&T has signed an agreement to carry the Revolt music channel, founded by Sean "Diddy" Combs, on its U-verse TV and internet service. Release

Cable News
> Midcontinent Communications will deploy Cisco's cBR-8 converged cable access platform (CCAP) across its entire footprint, as the cable company looks to ramp up multi-gigabit Internet products built around DOCSIS 3.1. Article

> Turner Networks has contracted multiplatform digital content specialist Vibiquity to capture and process its programing and deliver it to the pay-TV VOD market. Article

Installer News
> More than 60 wireless officials attended a summit at the White House last week to discuss the need to provide more technical training for workers in the wireless industry. The summit focused on two areas: improving wireless workforce training and attracting more military veterans to the industry. Article

Online Video News
> Jubilant in the wake of a U.S. District Court ruling which found that FilmOn X can be considered a cable company, CEO Alki David took time to gloat about the OTT provider's victory, taking a jab at both broadcasters and defunct over-the-air streaming service Aereo. Article

Wireless News
> América Móvil's U.S. MVNO, TracFone Wireless, plans to challenge T-Mobile US and AT&T with its own Mexican roaming offer, though details on the forthcoming action are cloudy. América Móvil's CEO announced TracFone's plans during his company's quarterly conference call with investors. Article

> According to a new white paper produced by CTIA, on average it takes 13 years to reallocate spectrum for commercial wireless use. Article

And finally@simonlporter: In #cloud computing, it pays to commit.


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