Chunghwa Telecom invests in $13 billion data center; The network, not iPads, is what's important

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> Google Fiber, Sprint, BT, Mozilla and Shazam will deliver keynote speeches during the Broadband World Forum 2013 trade show. Release

> Chunghwa Telecom invests $13 billion in a new data center to provide cloud-based services to business customers. Article

Cable News

> Dish Network is expanding into the hotel entertainment and hospitality sector, launching a product called SMARTbox that can deliver 96 high-definition networks. Article

> Time Warner Cable is building a new customer service call center at a 270,000 square-foot facility in Buffalo, N.Y. Article


> The American Cable Association (ACA) has called on the FCC to reform its regulatory fee program and demand that IPTV providers "remit commensurate regulatory fees" that match those paid by their cable TV counterparts. Article

And finally … Technology tools in the classroom like iPads are only as good as the network that supports them. Article

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