Comcast addresses Ethernet's key cloud role; GWI offers no-cost Internet enhancement

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@FierceTelecom RT @Level 3: Comcast's Karen Schmidt and other MEF experts discuss how Ethernet is critical to the success of cloud. Video | Follow @FierceTelecom

> GWI offers consumers and businesses 11 ways to speed up an Internet connection without spending any money. Post

> Videoconferencing is becoming the new blackboard for college professors. Article

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> Comcast became the first major pay TV distributor to launch an online video portal targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender subscribers with its Xfinity.com/LGBT TV Everywhere site. Article

> Cable One announced this week that it will eliminate data plans with overage fees. Article

And finally … A telecoms consultant said the U.K. should follow France's public-private investment model in broadband infrastructure to stimulate the economy. Article

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