College Station, Texas, to offer dark fiber services to ISPs; Interoute gets funding from Aleph, Crestview Partners

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@FierceTelecom RT @RonVokoun: Washington is coming for your personal #data. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> College Station, Texas, City Council approves selling wholesale dark fiber access to local ISPs. Article

> The recent spate of Internet outages illustrates the lack of network redundancy in the nation's Internet infrastructure. Article

> European data center operator Interoute announced that Aleph Capital Partners and Crestview Partners have agreed to buy a 30 percent stake in the company from Emirates International Telecommunications. Release

> Verizon employees and the FiOS SoCal Experience team visited the Boys & Girls Club of Pomona Valley to provide $2,500 in technology upgrades to the club's tech room and participate in an educational tutorial on filmmaking. Release

Cable News
> Looking for ways to spark consumer interest in 4K/Ultra HD, the consumer electronics and pay-TV industries seem to have an ally in YouTube, which has debuted its latest experimental videos: Not only are they in 4K, but they run at 60 frames per second. Article

> The Madison Square Garden Company confirmed that it will split its regional sports networks from pro sports teams the New York Knicks and Rangers. Article

Wireless News
> Remember AT&T Mobility's purchases of 2.3 GHz WCS spectrum? The carrier will finally start putting those airwaves to good use for LTE service starting this summer, according to AT&T's Tom Keathley. Article

> Intel is in advanced talks to buy chipset vendor Altera Corp., according to multiple reports, in a deal that could top more than $10 billion. Article

And finally… @ADTRAN:  Should you outsource your school's Wi-Fi network? 5 questions to ask. Article

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