Frontier asks Tampa business customers to call them about problems; Verizon hiring summer FiOS field techs

Wireline news from across the web:

> Zayo was selected by a global asset management company to provide an E-LAN Ethernet solution to connect its core locations in the United States and United Kingdom. Release

> Frontier Communications says it wants to hear from business customers whose operations were impacted by service outages that occurred when the telecom company entered the Tampa Bay market. Tampa Bay Business Journal article

> If you're tech savvy and like working outside, Verizon is hiring summer FiOS field techs in Maryland and Virginia. Release

> The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has sent a letter to the European Commission (EC) expressing its 'serious concerns' over the proposed acquisition of O2 UK by CK Hutchison, parent of rival Three UK. TeleGeography article

> Alleviating security threats against the cloud have become top priorities for service providers. ECI post

Cable News
> Armed with $100 million in private equity from sources including Hollywood talent agency CAA, Jeff Binder and his Layer3 TV are about to launch their highly anticipated virtual pay-TV service. Article

> Continuing to look for ways to cross-promote and drive growth across service platforms, AT&T said today that it's offering two-year guaranteed pricing for customers who combine DirecTV, wireline Internet and landline phone services. Article

Online Video News
> Premium network Starz has finally made good on CEO Chris Albrecht's pledge to bring its content to online audiences in a subscription format, announcing a new $8.99 monthly standalone service that allows viewers to stream its content on demand without having to go through a pay-TV provider. Article

Wireless News
> The Apple Watch has had an underwhelming first year, according to new data from the advertising technology company Fluent. Article

> LG Electronics said it expects to report an operating profit of $439 million during its latest quarter, marking a 65.5 percent increase over the same period in 2015. But the health of its mobile business is still far from clear. Article

And finally … New York is building the biggest and fastest free network in the country, but critics wonder if it could put low-income users' privacy at risk. The Atlantic article

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