Equinix sees growing revenues from public cloud interconnection services; Bouygues Telecom enters the 1 Gig FTTH race

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> Equinix is seeing that providing private access to public clouds, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft's Azure or IBM SoftLayer, is the fastest-growing segment of the company's interconnection business, reports Data Center Knowledge. Article

> Lumos Networks announced that on Oct. 29 the company's board of directors declared a dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.14 per share to be paid on Jan. 8, 2015, to stockholders of record on Dec. 11, 2014. Release

> Bouygues Telecom plans to offer a 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service staring on Nov. 17. Article

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> Facing strong public-opinion headwinds in a merger that is too far along to scuttle, Comcast is getting a lot of "conditions" thrown its way these days. Article

> Fueling arguments by pay-TV providers that its content is too widely distributed across over-the-top channels, Viacom has significantly expanded its partnership with Hulu. Article

Online Video News
> What's the cause of the World Series' record-low audience numbers? Theories abound, but the facts remain: The Fall Classic averaged only 12.1 million viewers in its first five games. Article

Wireless News
> The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against AT&T Mobility, alleging that the carrier misled as many as 3.5 million customers with legacy unlimited data plans by throttling their data speeds and changing the terms of their plans. Article

> T-Mobile US is deploying a name ID service powered by Whitepages that will provide customers with the name of callers and texters even if they are not in the user's existing contact list. Article

And finally… California (hacker) love? 18.5 million residents had their data stolen last year. Article