EarthLink ranks No. 2 on MSPmentor's 501 Global Edition; Verizon sets 10-day on-demand spring marathon

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> EarthLink ranked No. 2 on the 8th annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a list and report that identifies the world's top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). Release

> Verizon Communications has set a 10-day FiOS Free On Demand Spring Marathon that will offer 2,000 movies and 170 TV series across 78 networks from April 3-13. Article

> A growing number of private medical practitioners are not waiting for states to pass new laws to implement telemedicine into their practices. Article

> Juniper unveiled the QFX5100-AA, a new application acceleration switch, and the QFX-PFA, a new packet flow accelerator module, which it says consolidates compute resources and customizable logic into the network. Release

Cable News
> Multiscreen video technology company SeaChange International continued to lose money in Q4, reporting significantly widened losses of $5.3 million for the quarter on a 12 percent revenue slide to $31.3 million. Article

> TiVo's momentum with cable operators continues, with the UK's biggest MSO, Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media, committing to using the tech company's set-tops through 2018. Article

Wireless News
> Sony is launching a new brand campaign to breathe life into its struggling mobile unit, according to a Sony executive. The comments come as Sony pulls back in the smartphone market, but indicate it is not exiting the market. Article

> AT&T Mobility is partnering with Autonet Mobile to bring LTE connectivity to Autonet's telematics solution, while parent company AT&T is upgrading an aftermarket connected car solution from Audiovox. Article

And finally... Western Massachusetts continues to look for ways to bring broadband to rural users that have been left behind by large service providers like Verizon and Comcast. Article