Citrix searches for a buyer; EarthLink named official technology partner of IRONMAN U.S. Series

Wireline news from across the web:

> The Tennessee Regulatory Authority has again awarded Hamilton Relay the contract to provide Captioned Telephone Services for the State of Tennessee. Release  

> Citrix is looking to find a buyer before it is forced to sell off its assets. The VAR Guy article

> As competitors call to have BT separate out its network division Openreach, the U.K. incumbent's CEO Gavin Patterson has laid out a "vision for Britain's digital future." TeleGeography article

> EarthLink and IRONMAN, the largest participation sports platform in the world, announced a partnership during which EarthLink will serve as the official technology partner of the IRONMAN U.S. Series. Release

Cable News
> Five weeks after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed ending so-called broadcast exclusivity rules, Bill Lake chief of the agency's Media Bureau, posted emphatic support for that idea on the FCC's blog. Article

> CableLabs has taken the group of wireless companies developing LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) technology to task, accusing them of executing a go-it-alone standards process that doesn't do enough to ensure LTE-U won't interfere with cable Wi-Fi. Article

Installer News
> Windstream may have come to the IPTV game later than its ILEC compatriots AT&T and CenturyLink, but the advent of lower cost home network gear is helping them make a business case for the service. Article

Online Video News
> Fixed-line content distributors such as Comcast and new mobile-first distributors like Verizon's go90 service all have the potential to be hugely popular OTT services, but only if they can figure out how to turn a profit on the data traffic around that service, a new report from Macquarie Research reveals. Article

Wireless News
> Dish Network and Verizon Communications could strike a deal by year-end for Verizon to get access to Dish's spectrum through a leasing arrangement, according to analysts at New Street Research. Article

> Sprint MVNO FreedomPop is offering iPhone 6s and 6s Plus customers who activate their phones on the company's service 5 GB of additional free data to burn through, as well as a plan that offers unlimited voice, texting and 1 GB of data for $18 per month, with the first month free. Article

And finally@Cognizant: 65% customers DON'T think online #Banking services are interactive. Surprised? Post


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