Corning projects fiber products to rise in Q1 2014; FairPoint to release Q4 earnings on March 4

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> Corning projects demand for fiber optic network products to rise throughout the first quarter of 2014. Article

> Telecom Italia and domestic power company Enel have signed an agreement to share infrastructure on their respective networks as a way to bolster fiber optic development in the country, reports TeleGeography, citing a 4-Traders article. Article

> FairPoint Communications will release its 2013 fourth-quarter and full year results after the market closes on Tuesday, March 4. Release

> Telefonica Germany is targeting young people, families and small companies with a new VDSL tariff that will provide up to 50 Mbps for $21 a month. Article

Cable News
> MobiTV said it is pitching wireless carriers an HDMI dongle similar to Google's Chromecast device that could be used to deliver video programming to multiple devices in subscriber homes, including TVs, tablets and smartphones. Article

> ESPN leads all basic cable networks in terms of perceived value among its pay TV affiliates, with distributors surveyed by Beta Research Corp. saying it is worth 77 cents monthly per subscriber. Article

Wireless News
> A wide range of U.S. wireless carriers announced they plan to sell Samsung's newly announced Galaxy S5 smartphone, the flagship Android device from the world's largest smartphone manufacturer. Article

> T-Mobile US reported adding another 1.6 million new customers in the fourth quarter of 2013 and used its end-of-2013 results to trumpet the progress of its "uncarrier" initiatives, which it launched at the beginning of last year. Article

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