FairPoint's Sunu to speak at Oppenheimer conference; Verizon files in-home video delivery patent

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> Henkels & McCoy has named Carmine Battafarano vice president of corporate development. Release

> France's anti-piracy agency Hadopi has sent over 2 million warnings, but only fined two people for copyright infringement. Article

> FairPoint CEO Paul Sunu and CFO Ajay Sabherwal will present at the Oppenheimer 16th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston on Aug. 14 at 9:45 a.m. Release

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> Verizon could one day rely on laser transmitters to deliver video to multiple rooms in FiOS TV subscriber homes, according to technology it disclosed in a new patent application. Article

> NBC, Golf Channel and ESPN subscribers will have to turn to Fox and new national sports network Fox Sports 1 to watch U.S. Open championships beginning in 2015. Article

Online Video News

> Redbox Instant is now available on Roku devices, bringing further distribution to the Verizon-backed streaming video service and opening another front of competition to established companies such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Article

Wireless News

> T-Mobile US surged back to strong postpaid subscriber growth in the second quarter, thanks in part to the addition of Apple's iPhone to its lineup. Article

> Verizon Wireless and Motorola Solutions have collaborated on an in-vehicle modem for public safety that is designed to seamlessly roam between Verizon's LTE network as well as FirstNet's. Article

And finally … Vectoring could spell the end of crosstalk in copper-based VDSL2 last mile networks. Post

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