Colorado's anti-muni fiber law could hurt next-gen service investments; Eltel employs Huawei to install fiber optic cable in Ethiopia

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@FierceTelecom RT @ CenturyLink Business: The buzzword continues to grow, the trend starts to get ambiguous. When will you touch the Internet of Things? Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Emulex Corp. has gained nearly two and a half points of overall Fibre Channel revenue market share over its nearest competitor during the second quarter of calendar 2014, according to Crehan Research's Q2 2014 Server-class Adapter and LOM market share report. Release

> A Denver Post editorial makes a strong case that Colorado's anti-muni fiber law SB-152 hurts investment in next-gen service. Article

> Finland-based solutions provider Eltel employs Huawei to install fiber optic cable in Ethiopia. Article 

Cable News
> By no stretch of the imagination would Chappaquiddick Island be considered a backwater, but when it comes to broadband, the citizens are on the wrong side of the digital divide. Article

> South Korea's SK Broadband is taking credit for being the first service provider to up-scale full HD video contents into Ultra HD--or 4K--images using a proprietary solution that delivers a UHD experience with existing HD videos. Article

Online Video News
> Chief financial officers at major media and entertainment companies like Disney, Liberty Media, Microsoft and Time Warner are downplaying economic uncertainty and are setting themselves into the starting blocks for new growth. The focus this time: digital, an Ernst & Young report says. Article

Wireless News
> Lenovo reported booming sales and profit for the second quarter and the Chinese vendor is looking beyond its homeland to emerging markets for future smartphone growth, according to CEO Yang Yuanqing. Article

> T-Mobile US said it may throttle the data speeds of its subscribers with unlimited data plans who engage in peer-to-peer file sharing or use their phones as modems to download continuous and automatic data feeds. Article

And finally… A new Ars Technica article looks at how Verizon lets its copper network decay to force phone customers onto fiber. Article

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