Current Analysis weighs the value of SDN; FCC prepares broadband pricing survey

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> Verizon has launched a new marketing campaign in its Southern California market that's set on increasing awareness about its FiOS Quantum speed offerings. Release

> Zerto, the developer of hypervisor-based disaster recovery and replication software for virtualized environment, has closed $13 million in series C funding. Release

> DukeNet Communications announced that David Herran has been named vice president of an expanded network architecture and technology planning team. Release

> Overture will demonstrate its 6500 Service Delivery Platform and Ensemble OSA for software-defined services at the Open Networking Summit's SDN PlugFest. Release

> The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau and Wireless Telecommunications Bureau have released an order to conduct a survey on cable and broadband pricing. Article

Cable News

> BCI Broadband will acquire James Cable's systems in Louisiana, Tennessee, Georgia, Wyoming and Colorado. Article

> Verizon plans to broadcast two college lacrosse matches for its FiOS1 regional channel next week, less than one mile from the Bethpage, N.Y., headquarters of competitor Cablevision. Article

IPTV News

> Twin Cities, Minn.-based Warner Properties Communications will use Zhone's VDSL2 technology to deliver a triple play of voice, video and high-speed data services. Article

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