Cisco could buy SDN startup Plexxi; Telco API market growing

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> Could Cisco Systems acquire SDN start-up Plexxi? Article

> The market for telco network application programming interfaces is set to explode by 2018. Release

> Russia plans to mandate quality of service requirements for IP networks. Article

> GL Communications announced testing for voice quality, echo and other network impairments. Release

> ADTRAN plans a dividend payment of $0.09 per share on August 8. Release

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> A patent application filed by AT&T raises the possibility that it will link its home automation service with U-verse. Article

> Time Warner Cable's Glenn Britt sees the potential to use Aereo during retransmission dispute-fueled blackouts. Article

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> Vancouver CLEC Teliphone Corp. sold all of its IPTV assets to Coastline Broadcasting, which will use them to deliver TV service to 800 subscribers in Courtenay, B.C. Article

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