Digital Realty Trust partners with AT&T, IBM on hybrid cloud opportunities; Chile updates number dialing system

Wireline news from across the web: 

> Digital Realty Trust is partnering with IBM and AT&T, to attract enterprise customers looking to transition to a hybrid infrastructure strategy. Data Center Knowledge article

> Chile's Department of Telecommunications has announced that beginning on Feb. 6 the country will use a nine number dialing system. TeleGeography article

> Level 3 Communications will release its fourth quarter and full year 2015 results on Feb. 4 at 8 a.m. MT/10 a.m. ET. Release

> German service providers want to invest $8.7 billion in digital networks this year, given the framework conditions are favorable for all market players. Telecompaper article

Cable News
> Dish Network said it has come to terms on a new broadcast retransmission agreement with Cordillera Broadcasting, ending a blackout that impacted 18 stations in 11 markets that started Thursday. Article

> After deeming its live-steam of a London-based regular season game on Yahoo in October a success, the NFL said it will stream three more games next season from Wembley Stadium. Article

Installer News
> The deployment of VoLTE and the refarming of PCS spectrum (as well as the deployment of the AWS spectrum) are key initiatives for the U.S. wireless industry that could potentially result in $28 billion to $30 billion in business for American Tower over the next few years, according to the company's CEO. Article

Wireless News
> Investor interest in junk bonds continues to wane, according to a piece in The Wall Street Journal. And that could spell trouble for heavily indebted companies such as Sprint. Article

> Dish Network told the FCC that efforts by AT&T and T-Mobile to make it and its partners pay more to participate in the upcoming 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum auction are misguided. Article

And finally … 2015 was an interesting year for #datacenters, check out Forbes' 2016 predictions. Forbes article

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