Delaware becomes 29th state to require insurers to pay for telemedicine; AT&T, iHeartMedia launch iHeartRadio for U-verse TV customers

Wireline news from across the web:

> Delaware has become the 29th state to require health insurers to pay for telemedicine, but critics say the measure lacks a distinction that could diminish the cost-saving benefits of telehealth. Modern Healthcare article

> Colombia's Caracol Television used Level 3 Communications' Vyvx Solutions to distribute an international feed of the annual Latin American soccer tournament from Santiago, Chile, to Caracol Television's teleport in Bogota, Colombia, from June 11 to July 4. Release

> U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced the creation of its new Cybersecurity Leadership Council. Federal Times article

> AT&T U-verse and iHeartMedia launched iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music and streaming radio service, for U-verse TV customers. Release

Cable News
> CableLabs has released a new series of specifications covering distributed architectures for the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP). Article

> Comcast said it created a new system that allows its tech support staff to take over the screens of befuddled users. The company said the offering, dubbed "Co-Pilot," will roll out to users later this year. Article

Installer News
> Software solutions firm iBwave claims that a tier-1 operator using the company's in-building planning software to engineer its small cell network has been able to reduce its planning and design time by 10 hours and reduce site survey time by four hours. Article

Online Video News
> The second half of 2015 is bringing a flurry of announcements as over-the-top video providers--both new to the segment and established alike--put into motion strategies to improve their competitive edge. Article

Wireless News
> Apple apparently didn't get the memo that this year will be a yawn in terms of a new iPhone model, since it is expected to come without a major redesign. Article

> Google's Project Fi MVNO is still an invitation-only offering right now. Yet the first professional review of the service by a major publication has emerged, and it's a mixed bag, mainly due to a lack of devices available for the service. Article

And finally@USTelecom:  82% of businesses using #IoT in their operations report increased efficiency; 49% say there's better product quality. Post

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