Counting down the top five benefits of cloud computing; ViaWest opens new Phoenix data center

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> Iridium and Globalstar are among a growing number of satellite phone companies introducing products that enable consumers to set up Wi-Fi networks in remote campgrounds and other areas where there are no wireless signals. Article

> Colocation provider ViaWest has opened its latest data center in Phoenix, Ariz. Release

Cable News
> Cable One said that it hiked the monthly subscription fees on its programming packages in January by $5, telling subscribers that it needs to collect more money to cover its programming costs. Article

> Ultraviolet, the digital rights locker backed by studios such as Warner Bros., NBCUniversal and Sony, ended 2015 with more than 15 million active accounts registered, Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes said Wednesday. Article

Online Video News
> Netflix said it plans to raise $400 million and use the cash for general corporate purposes. The cash will help Netflix cover its presumed expansion into Europe, marketing plans for 2014 and payments to content suppliers.  Article

Wireless News
> The FCC, as had been expected, approved a CTIA plan to partner with two Los Angeles TV stations to conduct a pilot project with the aim of showing that the stations can share the same broadcast spectrum. Article

> With Satya Nadella now officially Microsoft's new CEO, the tech world is looking intently at his plans for the company, especially for how it will tackle the mobile market. Article

And finally… 8 things that Google cloud could do to freak Amazon out. Article

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