Data Centers Delivered awarded contract from Telx; General Bandwidth sees reduction in emission, energy costs from PSTN to IP transition

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> Data Centers Delivered has completed a contract awarded by Telx to install a pre-fabricated, modular mechanical system as part of their core infrastructure plan in Clifton, N.J. Release

> General Bandwidth says that the transition of the PSTN to IP will reduce energy, water and real estate costs--and CO2 emissions. Article

> NTT Communications Corp. announced that it was named the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Data Center Service Provider of the Year. Release

Cable News
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Online Video News
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Wireless News
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> Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said that creating a bigger No. 3 carrier in the U.S. market would lead to better coverage in rural areas. Article

And finally… CenturyLink's Curt [email protected]FTTH2014: "… we might see half of the mobile broadband traffic switched to our network."