FairPoint CEO Sunu to speak at upcoming Wells Fargo conference; Peru begins $350M broadband project

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> FairPoint Communications' CEO Paul Sunu and CFO Ajay Sabherwal will present at the Wells Fargo 2013 Tech, Media & Telecom Conference at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on Nov. 13 at 8:45 a.m., ET. Release

> Peru has begun a $350 million project that it said will connect 195 districts in the interior of the country through broadband as a way to reduce the technology gap with urban areas. Article (sub. req.)

Cable News

> Comcast is beginning to target college students with the launch of an IPTV service called Xfinity On Campus, which it plans to distribute through Web browsers, tablets and smartphones. Article

> Cablevision lost 37,000 video and 13,000 broadband customers in the third-quarter, which it attributed to price hikes and subscribers who canceled service after their 12-month promotional discounts expired. Article

Online Video News

> Disney and Netflix are betting that some lesser-known Marvel comic-book characters will play well together online. Article

Wireless News

> Google's Motorola Mobile division filed a patent for an electronic neck "tattoo" that could serve as a way to send voice signals to smartphones. Article

> Sprint took another step into the crowded home phone business with the launch of its new Phone Connect System 1, hoping to get cord cutters over to its wireless network. Article

And finally … Cogent, tw telecom, GTT and Lumos' network valuations are rising. Article

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