Ericsson touts 'connected everywhere notion'; AT&T likely to hang up on DSL users

Wireline news from across the Web:

@FierceTelecom RT @ericsson: "People expect connectivity everywhere," says Per Narvinger in his presentation at #BBWF | Follow @FierceTelecom

> ViaSat expanded its lowest monthly usage cap to 10 GB for its Exede satellite broadband service. Article

> Qualcomm Atheros says its new Homeplug-based AV2 chipset can deliver over 500 Mbps over a home's existing power lines. Release

> The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) plans to auction new wireline licenses in 2013 as a way to revive the country's wireline market and drive growth in the broadband sector. Article

> Olympusat Telecom selects Comcast Business' Ethernet services to expedite the transfer of bandwidth-intensive video content and to support digital production services and back office operations. Release

> TeliaSonera's board of directors has reconfirmed its existing strategy during their recent meeting. Article

And finally… AT&T, like Verizon, is likely going to hang up on tens of millions of DSL/phone users and analysts remain oblivious. Article