Frontier may expand to North Texas, Tampa Bay; Cenx picked by European telco for on-demand cloud, data

Wireline news from across the web:

> Frontier is looking at North Texas and the Tampa Bay area as potential targets for expansion. Dallas Business Journal article

> Cenx was selected by a Tier 1 European service provider to orchestrate and assure on-demand cloud and data. Release

> Telehouse has been selected by Aqua Comms Limited (Aqua Comms), a provider of subsea capacity-based network solutions, to provide a European hub for its next-generation transatlantic network. Release

> Hundreds of civic leaders from around the country have gathered Kansas City for the second annual Gigabit City Summit, a conference where organizers say they'll learn how to "seize the gigabit opportunity." KCUR post

Cable News
> It's feasible for cable operators to still be running DOCSIS 3.1-powered networks over copper cables as far out as 2040, according to Tom Cloonan, CTO of Arris's network and cloud business. Article

> Dismissing their FCC colleagues' claim that the current "Unlock the Box" set-top debate represents a healthy exchange of ideas, Republican Commissioners Ajit Pai and Michael O'Rielly described the discussion as a sham with an outcome already predetermined by Chairman Tom Wheeler. Article

Installer News
> Verizon is taking Capitola, California to court over an ordinance it says is so restrictive it effectively bars the carrier from installing new wireless facilities. Article

Wireless News
> Comcast's Cole Reinwand said that the operator recorded fully 445.8 million GB (445.8 Petabytes) of traffic on its Xfinity Wi-Fi network last year. Article

> Sprint is creating an in-house advertising and marketing agency as the carrier continues to look to cut costs and reverse its financial slide. Article

And finally … IHS research has forecast that SDN will grow to $8.7 billion in 2020. Release


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