Citrix acquires; Apple's bet on TV, home automation could be $100B opportunity

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Citrix Systems has acquired to become more of a competitive threat to VMware and Amazon. Article

> CenturyLink has completed Qwest's $258 million upgrade of New Mexico's telecom infrastructure to extend broadband coverage to 85 percent of the state's population. Article

> Swisscom will invest 60 percent in Winterthur Public Utilities' (WPU) fiber network. Article

> Integra Telecom has earned Digium's Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking Interoperability certification with Digium's Switchvox SMB unified communications (UC) solution. Release

> Chunghwa Telecom Labs, the R&D arm of Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom, will employ Spirent for cloud infrastructure and application security testing. Release

> Linklaters LLP, a global law firm, has selected Telstra International for managed end-to-end MPLS network services. Release

> New World Telecom has appointed Alcatel-Lucent to prepare its network to support 100 Gbps. Article

And finally ... Apple's foray into TV and home automation could be a $100 billion opportunity, argues UBS analyst Maynard Um. Article

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