CenturyLink to release Q1 earnings on May 5; Equinix searches for enterprise service partners

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> CenturyLink will release its first-quarter 2015 earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, May 5, and host a related conference call at 5 p.m. EDT that day. Release

> Equinix is looking for partners to increase its presence in the enterprise services market. Article

> The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that four air duct cleaning companies paid a total of $55,000 as part of a settlement following violations to the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. Release

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> Timed to the release of a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey revealing that telecom customers are among the most receptive to customer service delivered over digital channels, Comcast says it will triple its social media-based customer service team. Article

> The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if a class-action suit filed against DirecTV over early-termination charges will be subject to continued litigation or binding arbitration. Article

Online Video News
> The online video world will find out whether Jason Kilar's latest venture, Vessel, which offers monthly subscriptions for $2.99, is ready for prime time. Article

Wireless News
> In his January 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama pledged within the next five years, his administration would work to make it possible for carriers to deploy LTE to 98 percent of all Americans. Article

> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is pressing ahead with a plan to change the agency's rules on designated entities ahead of next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum. Article

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