Cenx, Brocade, Red Hat team on SDN, NFV initiative; Brazil's Anatel lets service providers set broadband limits

Wireline news from across the web:

> CENX has teamed up with Brocade, Red Hat, and RIFT.io for an initiative aimed at building end-to-end service orchestration and management solutions to accelerate the deployments of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) for service providers. telecomasia.com article

> AT&T said it is committed to keeping its customers connected during the upcoming hurricane season and has one of the industry's largest and most advanced business continuity and disaster response programs to make sure its networks stay up and running. Release

> Brazil's telecom regulator Anatel will not intervene or regulate the private fixed broadband business model, leaving it up to operators whether or not to set ceilings on broadband usage. Telecompaper article

> Generation Y demands the best connectivity at work. BT Let's Talk article

> Henkels & McCoy has named Pierre Adam to regional vice president – Central Region. Release

Cable News
> More than nine months after launch, success is hardly assured for Verizon's Go90 mobile video platform, analysts at UBS said. Article

> Making good on declarations made late last year by its chief executive, Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner Inc. is launching a new studio under its Warner Bros. umbrella focused on beefing up OTT programming and services across the conglomerate's portfolios. Article

Installer News
Windstream's plans to equip more of the buildings in its footprint with fiber to deliver business services over its own facilities to reduce dependency on wholesale services from AT&T and Verizon will benefit Dycom and other construction providers. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint is adding 150 positions to its Pacific Northwest region, including 120 retail jobs. Sprint opened new sales offices in Bellevue, Wash., and Beaverton, Ore., expanding on a presence it gained when it acquired Bellevue-based Clearwire in 2013. Article

> Huawei Technologies is reportedly the latest Chinese tech firm to come under scrutiny by the U.S. for doing business in markets such as Iran and North Korea. Article

And finally … More IoT devices increasingly open the door for hackers. AT&T post


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