Dolce resigns from Infinera's board; SK Telecom, Cisco to jointly develop IoT products

Wireline news from across the web:

> Infinera announced that James Dolce has resigned from the board of directors of Infinera, effective immediately. Release

> SK Telecom, Cisco hatch partnership to jointly develop new Internet of Things (IoT) products. Total Telecom article

> The global Hadoop market is expected to garner revenue of $84.6 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 63.4 percent during 2016 to 2021, says a new Allied Market Research study. Release

> Arista Networks is suing Cisco Systems for what it alleges are antitrust violations. Network World article

> Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said if he was elected he would establish a special federal government agency focused on cybersecurity. Fed Scoop article

Cable News
> Signaling the next significant retransmission-related issue between cable operators and broadcasters, Nexstar Broadcasting said that it will black out nine of its network affiliates on Cox Communications if a new deal isn't carved out by Jan. 29. Article

> Resurgent customer growth of 214,000 subscribers for AT&T's recently acquired DirecTV division was offset in the fourth quarter by losses of 240,000 video subscribers for the legacy U-verse service. Article

Installer News
> The FBI is considering the possibility that a string of fiber-optic cable cuts in the San Francisco Bay Area and the upcoming Super Bowl 50, to be played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, might be connected. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T posted mixed quarterly results, adding 2.8 million new connections but seeing a drop in wireless revenue year-over-year. Article

> Verizon is teaming with Samsung to offer improved indoor wireless coverage for its enterprise customers. Article

And finally …Will computers ever truly understand what we're saying? Berkeley News article


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