ETB connects 500,000 households to its FTTH network; Level 3 will release its Q2 2014 results on July 29

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@FierceTelecom RT @ Mark Johnson: Tell a financial story when measuring customer experience. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> State-backed telco Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) has connected 500,000 households to its FTTH network. Article

> Level 3 Communications will release its second-quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, July 29, and will host a conference call at 10 a.m. ET. Release

> The European Commission has approved the Bavarian state government's broadband expansion plans, and the project's budget will now be increased from $1.4 billion to $2.04 billion. Article (sub. req.)

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> With federal lawmakers concerned about the impact on specific consumer groups caused by two major pay TV industry mergers, RFD-TV has suddenly assumed a rather outsized influence. Article

> While the nearly completed World Cup soccer tournament has delivered TV Everywhere its highest usage to date, it has also laid bare an issue related to any kind of video delivered over the Internet: latency. Article

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> As had been expected, the Federal Trade Commission sued Amazon, alleging that the online retailer made it too easy for children to make millions of dollars' worth of unauthorized in-app purchases on its Kindle tablet devices. Article

And finally… Enterprise cloud computing--the irreversible trend. Article