Cincinnati Bell introduces online peer-to-peer support forum; China tightens its grip on WiFi hot spot users

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> Cincinnati Bell has introduced an online peer-to-peer customer support forum at Release

> Tesco, the UK's dominant grocery chain, will offer free WiFi so patrons can read product reviews and compare prices while they are in the store. Article

> Home Communications is leveraging Clearfield's fiber management system to roll out an 1,800-home FTTH network in rural Kansas. Article

> Verizon was named for the sixth year in a row to Black Enterprise Magazine's list of 40 Best Companies for Diversity. Release

> Telekom Austria has established an arrangement to let Netia sell their services in Austria and provide wholesale services in the Polish market via its JetStream Poland subsidiary. Article

> Netflix added 1.96 million customers in the second quarter, bringing its total subscriber base in Canada and the U.S. to 25.56 million. Article

And finally ... China is tightening its grip on Internet users by requiring hot spot owners in bars, restaurants, hotels and bookstores to install expensive Web monitoring software. Article

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